Milwaukee Preseason I.D.: Statistical Analysis


Phil Kerber
Assoc. Scout/JUCO Wire Editor

The Preseason I.D. - Milwaukee took place on Sunday, February 25, 2018 at Hitters Baseball Academy in Caledonia, WI. Over 120 prospects participated in a pro-style workout in front of the PBR Wisconsin Scouting Staff. We continue the event analysis with a breakdown of the statistical leaders.  

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TOP 60 YARD DASH TIMES
13 prospects posted sub-7.00 second 60 yard dash times. TJ Manteufel (Union Grove, 2020) ran the top time at 6.68 seconds, almost an entire 1/10 of a second better than second place, Iowa commit Michael Seegers (Home School, 2020).
Name State School Class Pos 60 Yard Dash
TJ Manteufel WI Union Grove 2020 SS/2B 6.68
Michael Seegers WI Home School 2020 SS 6.76
Andrew Wiegman IL Carmel Catholic 2019 SS/2B 6.83
Steve Jamroziak WI Muskego 2019 OF 6.85
Cedric Collier IL Barrington 2019 1B 6.86
TOP FASTBALL VELOCITY
The arm strength exhibited by the pitchers was impressive to say the least. George Klassen (Port Washington, 2020) was the only prospect to break 90 mph at 91. Six prospects sit below Klassen, all topping out at 87 mph.
Name State School Class Pos Fastball Velocity
George Klassen WI Port Washington 2020 RHP/SS 91
Connor Prielipp WI Tomah 2019 LHP 87
Drew Leszczynski WI Brookfield 2019 OF/RHP 87
Luke Hansel WI Union Grove 2019 RHP 87
Erik Sutton WI Homestead 2019 RHP 87
Eric Erato WI Sussex Hamilton 2020 3B/RHP 87
Reece Lawler IL Warren 2020 RHP 87
TOP EXIT VELOCITY
18 prospects in attendance managed to record exit velocities of 90 mph or greater. Max Bruff (Indian Trail, 2019) and Illinois commit Xavier Watson (South Milwaukee, 2019) share the top spot with their 98 mph exit velocities off a tee. Coming in just behind them was Louisville commit Andrew Weigman (Carmel Catholic (IL), 2019) at 97.
Name State School Class Pos Exit Velocity
Max Bruff WI Indian Trail 2019 OF/C 98
Xavier Watson WI South Milwaukee 2019 SS/2B 98
Andrew Wiegman IL Carmel Catholic 2019 SS/2B 97
Tyler Brandenburg WI Lake Country Lutheran 2019 1B 95
Jacob Neese WI Sheboygan North 2019 3B/1B 94
Jakob Gast WI Hale 2019 C 94
TOP INFIELD VELOCITY
Only two prospects managed to break 90 mph across the infield. Gavin Hinckley (West Bend West, 2020) came in at exactly 90 mph, while George Klassen (Port Washington, 2020) showed that his arm plays just as well on the infield as it does on the mound with his 94 mph effort.
Name State School Class Pos Infield Velocity
George Klassen WI Port Washington 2020 RHP/SS 94
Gavin Hinckley WI West Bend West 2020 RHP/3B 90
Andrew Wiegman IL Carmel Catholic 2019 SS/2B 89
Lukas Galdoni IL Carmel Catholic 2019 1B 87
Dan Blomgren WI Janesville Craig 2019 SS/2B 86
Paul Toetz WI Greendale 2019 SS/3B 86
Eric Erato WI Sussex Hamilton 2020 3B/RHP 86
TOP OUTFIELD VELOCITY
Drew Leszczynski (Brookfield Central, 2019) was the lone prospect to be clocked at 90 mph or better from the outfield. Leszczynski posted an event-best 92 mph. Julio Cajigas (Romeoville (IL), 2019) and Steve Jamroziak (Muskego, 2019) came up just short at 89 mph.
Name State School Class Pos Outfield Velocity
Drew Leszczynski WI Brookfield Central 2019 OF/RHP 92
Julio Cajigas IL Romeoville 2019 C/OF 89
Steve Jamroziak WI Muskego 2019 OF 89
Alexander Huissen WI Indian Trail 2019 OF/RHP 87
Tanner Peterson WI Wilmot 2019 OF 87
Trace Ferreira WI New Berlin West 2019 OF 86
TOP CATCHER POP TIMES
Kameron Laskowski (Hamilton, 2019) put up an event-best 1.98 pop time, the only prospect to post a pop time under 2.00 seconds. Julio Cajigas (Romeoville (IL), 2019) came in at 2.00 seconds exactly and Riley Hughes (Bradford, 2019) followed up with a 2.01 pop of his own.
Name State School Class Pos Pop Times
Kameron Laskowski WI Hamilton 2019 C 1.98-2.10
Julio Cajigas IL Romeoville 2019 C/OF 2.00-2.12
Riley Hughes WI Bradford 2019 C 2.01-2.11
Evan Henry WI Wilmot 2019 C 2.04-2.18
Blake Carey WI University School of Milwaukee 2020 C 2.11-2.19
TOP CATCHER VELOCITY
Part of the reason that Julio Cajigas was able to post his 2.00 pop time was the considerable amount of arm strength he possesses behind the plate. Cajigas was the only catcher to be clocked at 80 mph or better out of the crouch with his 82 mph effort.
Name State School Class Pos Catcher Velocity
Julio Cajigas IL Romeoville 2019 C/OF 82
Colin Kalinowski WI Oak Creek 2019 C 78
Riley Hughes WI Bradford 2019 C 77
Jakob Gast WI Hale 2019 C 77
Kameron Laskowski WI Hamilton 2019 C 76
Evan Henry WI Wilmot 2019 C 76

The Top Prospect - Milwaukee took place on Tuesday, July 25 at The Rock in Franklin, WI. This was the first Top Prospect event in the state of Wisconsin and the talent was impressive. The pitching was probably the highlight from a statistical analysis as 11 of the 36 pitchers touched 85 mph or better.  

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TOP 60 YARD DASH TIMES
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Name State School Class Pos 60 Yard Dash
John Nett WI Kimberly 2019 OF/RHP 6.83
Jacob Lillge WI Little Chute 2019 2B/SS 6.88
Christopher Vandenheuvel WI Xavier 2020 LHP/OF 6.90
Carter Robinson WI Appleton North 2019 OF/RHP 6.92
Joshua Blount WI West De Pere 2021 LHP/OF 6.92
TOP FASTBALL VELOCITY
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Name State School Class Pos Fastball Velocity
Andrew Sweetalla WI Appleton East 2019 RHP 90
Jason Jennerjohn WI Hortonville 2019 RHP 89
Grant Ver Voort WI Appleton North 2019 RHP/3B 87
Will Semb WI De Pere 2020 SS/RHP 86
Kaden Krueger WI Appleton West 2020 LHP/OF 84
TOP EXIT VELOCITY
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Name State School Class Pos Exit Velocity
Tucker Kohl WI New London 2020 C/OF 92
Samuel Pitz WI Appleton West 2019 3B 92
Miller Wallace WI Oconomowac 2019 3B 92
Carter Robinson WI Appleton North 2019 OF/RHP 91
TJ Van Eperen WI Xavier 2019 SS/RHP 91
Ethan Habetler WI West De Pere 2020 3B/SS 91
Cameron Dupont WI West De Pere 2020 C 91
Denver Evans WI Cambridge 2019 RHP/3B 91
TOP INFIELD VELOCITY
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Name State School Class Pos Infield Velocity
Will Semb WI De Pere 2020 SS/RHP 88
Miller Wallace WI Oconomowac 2019 3B 84
Hunter Olson WI Oconomowac 2019 C/2B/RHP 83
Colin Hageman WI Craig 2020 2B/SS 82
Brady Jurgella WI Menasha 2020 SS 82
TOP OUTFIELD VELOCITY
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Name State School Class Pos Outfield Velocity
Jacob Arndt WI Oconomowac 2019 RHP/OF 87
Carter Robinson WI Appleton North 2019 OF/RHP 84
Kaden Krueger WI Appleton West 2020 LHP/OF 84
Christopher Vandenheuven WI Xavier 2020 LHP/OF 82
Collin Kovnesky WI Mukwonago 2019 OF 80
TOP CATCHER POP TIMES
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Name State School Class Pos Pop Times