Top 10 Player Profiles of 2017: No. 3 Max Alba


Phil Kerber
Associate Scout

Over the past week we have been counting down the 2017 caldendar year with a look at the top ten viewed profiles of 2017. After combing through our google analytics, we have compiled a list of the ten most visited profiles, by you, the readers, in 2017.

Three-sport star (football, basketball, baseball) RHP Max Alba (Franklin) comes in at No. 3 in our countdown. Alba has always been one of the most intriguing prospects in the stare of Wisconsin, with his large fram and high level athleticisim. Ranked No. 5 in Wisconsin's Class of 2018 and No. 88 Overall, Alba is committed to the University of North Carolina. His profile received over 6,380 views, with the most coming on June 25th.

No. 3 Max Alba


Scouting Report

7/11/17 - North Carolina commit. Currently ranked No. 3 in the Wisconsin Class of 2018 and No. 69 in the PBR Overall Ranks. 6-foot-5, 190-pound right-handed pitcher with a projectable, athletic frame. On the mound works from a high ¾ arm angle with a short, quick arm action. Wrap on the backside. Full overhead, drop and drive delivery with good tempo. Works in line with home plate, square landing with good balance. Fastball is mostly straight worked 86-88 topping out at 89 mph. Curveball has continued to get better, has 11-5 shape with late, sharp breaking action, thrown with fastball arm speed. Curveball worked 77-80 mph. Also took batting practice and worked out at first base.  Shows athleticism running a 7.11 60 yard dash. Hits from a balanced setup with a short toe tap stride. Short, uphill swing path. 92 mph exit velocity from a tee. Fluid footwork and actions at first base, with good feel around the bag. Threw 85 mph across the infield. 

6/24/17 - Verbally committed to North Carolina. 


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