NOVA Fall Review: Pitcher Analysis


John Nolan
Virginia Scouting Director & Managing Editor

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In September, players from Virginia, DC, and neighboring states assembled at Patriot High School in Northern Virginia to take part in the NOVA Fall Review. These players were from the Classes of 2019, 2020, 2021. Today we continue our in-depth analysis of the players who took part in that event with the pitchers.

 

 

Sam Beard C / RHP / Brentsville District , VA / 2019

Beard is 6-0 with a lankier athletic frame that has projection left to it. He throws from a high three-quarters arm slot with a longer loose arm action with some quickness and normal effort. Shoulders slightly uphill and on line, lands slightly closed with an athletic finish. Fastball was 76-78, with downward plane and a bit of late cut to it. Curveball was 65-67 with good armspeed and sharp 12/6 break. Change-up was 69-71 with some armspeed and fade. Cutter was 70-71.

 

 

Tyler Dellinger RHP / 1B / Stonewall Jackson (Quicksburg), VA / 2020

Dellinger is 6-2 with an athletic frame that has some projection left to it. He throws from a three-quarters arm slot with short loose arm action that has some quickness to it with normal effort. Tall delivery, shoulders uphill and on line, lands square with an athletic finish. Fastball was 75-78, touching 79 with downward plane and boring action to armside. Curveball was 64-66 with late 12/6 break and good armspeed. Change-up was 67-69 with some armspeed and run to it.

 

 

Blake Fisher SS / RHP / Highland, VA / 2020

Fisher is 5-10 with an athletic frame that has projection left to it. He throws from a three-quarters arm slot with a short free arm action with some quickness and some effort. Shoulders slightly uphill and on line, lands on line with a slight fall off finish and some recoil. Fastball was 80-83, touching 84, with some downward plane and a bit of late run to it. Curveball was 60-61 with some armspeed and 12/6 break. Change-up was 63-64 with good armspeed and heavy fade. Slider was 64-66 late 11/5 break and some armspeed.

 

 

Tyler Gauthier RHP / 1B / South County, VA / 2020

Gauthier is 6-0 with an athletic frame that has some projection left to it. He throws from a three-quarters arm slot with longer loose arm action that has some quickness to it with normal effort. Simple delivery, shoulders uphill and on line, lands square with an athletic finish. Fastball was 77-79, touching 80 with downward plane and some late run to armside. Curveball was 63-65 with sharp 11/5 break and good armspeed. Change-up was 70-72 with good armspeed and run to it.

 

 

Jeremiah Jenkins LHP / 1B / St. Vincent Pallotti, MD / 2021

Jenkins is 6-3 with a strong athletic frame. He throws from a three-quarters arm slot with a long free arm action with normal effort. Shoulders uphill and on line, lands on line with an athletic finish. Fastball was 74-77, touching 80, with downward plane and late run to it. Curveball was 60-63 with some armspeed and gradual 12/6 break. Change-up was 68-70 with some armspeed. Cutter was 72-74 some late bite and some armspeed.

 

 

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