Uncommitted 2019 Spotlight: Becker Kaufman


John Nolan
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Becker Kaufman

Class of 2019 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2019
  • Primary Position: OF
    Secondary Position: SS
  • High School: Tuscarora
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Dirtbags 17u VA premiere
  • Height: 5-8
    Weight: 150lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

Statistics

Position
6.87
60-yard
83
OF Velo
79
Exit Velo
4.59
H-1st
Position
60-yard
6.87
OF Velo
76
Exit Velo
79
Position
60-yard
7.07
OF Velo
83
Exit Velo
75

Scouting Report

Unsigned Senior Games 8/7/18

Kaufman is 5-8 with an athletic frame that has some projection left to it. He hits from the right side from an open athletic stance, short leg kick stride on line, slight load back, hips have violence and he maintains good balance during his swing. Short to ball, level line drive swing, used whole field, exit velocity was 79. In the outfield, rounds ball and plays it off to the side while he fields with above average hands, clean exchange. Throws from a high three-quarters arm slot, position velocity was 76. Ran a 6.87 60 yard dash.

7.10.18: 5-foot-8, 140-pound right-handed hitter starts from an open stance and utilizes a lift-and-replace stride to initiate his swing. Showed a direct swing path with a line drive approach and a feel for the barrel. Registered a 75 mph bat exit velocity and ran a 7.07 60-yard dash. Played through the baseball routinely during defensive evaluation with accurate 83 mph arm strength from the outfield.

10.21.17:  Kaufman is 5-7 and has a lanky frame, he hits from the right side from an open athletic stance. Leg kick stride on line, no load, hands high. Very short swing, level, gap to gap approach, stays inside well, line drive hitter, exit velocity 74. In the outfield, quick clean feet, gets behind ball and plays through it, fields the ball with soft hands. Quick clean exchange, throws from a three-quarters arm slot with a short arm action, outfield velocity was 74. Ran a 4.59 home to first.


Videos

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