Recruiting Roudup: Who's Heading Where?



By Matt Huck
Area Scout

Every Friday National Scouting Supervisor Nathan Rode provides a roundup of insider recruiting information and commitments throughout the PBR coverage area: The Buzz. Click Here to take a look at this week’s National Buzz. With that in mind, let’s take an in depth look at the Wisconsin prospects who have committed to colleges, with detailed scouting information.

DJ Ellifson, OF/LHP, Oak Creek, 2016
St. Cloud State 

DJ Ellifson2/8/15 - 5-foot-9, 157-pound left-handed two-way player, athletic build. Defensively plays through the baseball with a step behind, hands worked, showed athleticism. Arm action is long, high ¾ slot, showed some carry, worked through the baseball uphill. Arm played at 84 mph from the outfield. Left-handed hitter, open stance, smooth, longer loading action, good balance. Hands are quick, whippy swing, good bat speed, path has some length, 85 mph exit velocity from the tee. Tall and fall delivery on the mound, minimal effort, smooth delivery, squared landing. Arm action is long and loose, high ¾ slot. Fastball showed cut action, slight sink, 80-82 mph, touched 83 mph. Curveball has 1/7 shape, 68-71 mph. Changeup flashed sink, 68-71 mph.

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