Top Prospect - Milwaukee: Statistical Analysis


Christian Barczi
Wisconsin Staff

The Top Prospect - Milwaukee took place at the Rock Sports Complex in Franklin, Wisconsin on Tuesday, July 16. The showcase provided the PBR Wisconsin staff with an opportunity to get a look at some of the top uncommitted prospects in Wisconsin and Illinois. 

The event Quick Hits have already been released, which cover our initial impressions on some of the top performers. Below, the statistical analysis will break down the top numbers from each statistical category recorded at the event. 


Max Fastball

There were seven 2020 arms that all topped at 86 mph, which stood as the event best. Two more prospects topped out at the 85 mph mark. 

Rank Name State School Class Pos Max FB
1 Mitchell Alba WI Franklin 2020 OF 86 mph
^ Mitch Mueller WI Brookfield Central 2020 RHP 86 mph
^ Nick Cairo WI Kenosha Bradford 2020 RHP 86 mph
^ Reed Hafeman WI Hortonville 2020 LHP 86 mph
^ Michael Ellingsen IL Loyola Academy 2020 RHP 86 mph
^ Carter Endisch WI Arrowhead 2020 RHP 86 mph
^ Danny Perdzock WI Milwaukee Lutheran 2020 RHP 86 mph

60-Yard-Dash

Jacyk Uehling took home the prize as the day’s fastest runner. Riley Zirbel and Cole Wilcox also impressed by both running sub-6.80 60 times.

Rank Name State School Class Pos 60-yard
1 Jacyk Uehling WI South Milwaukee 2020 OF 6.63
2 Riley Zirbel WI Lake Mills 2020 SS 6.71
3 Cole Wilcox WI Shiocton 2020 OF 6.73
4 Avery Owusu-Asiedu WI Waukesha West 2020 OF 6.81
5 Brady Jurgella WI Menasha 2020 SS 6.85

Exit Velocity

Thomas Otto showed the best bat-speed at the event, featuring a day high 96 mph exit velocity. Nick Pica and Jonah Wronski fell just short of Otto, topping at 94 mph.

Rank Name State School Class Pos Exit Velo
1 Thomas Otto WI Appleton North 2020 C 96
2 Jonah Wronski WI Marquette University 2020 C 94
^ Nick Pica WI Onalaska 2020 2B 94
3 Jack Leverenz WI Lake Country Lutheran 2020 OF 93

Infield Velocity

Six prospects topped the 80 mph mark at the event. Vincent Esposito showed the best arm across the infield -- throwing 85 mph from shortstop. 

Rank Name State School Class Pos INF Velo
1 Vincent Esposito IL Rock Island 2020 1B 85
2 Eduardo Saucedo WI Oregon 2020 SS 82
^ Gunnar Hansen WI Superior 2020 C 82

Outfield Velocity

Jack Heiring separated himself from the bunch -- topping at 90 mph on throws from right field. Four players tied at 87 mph and two tied at 86 mph. 

Rank Name State School Class Pos OF Velo
1 Jack Heiring WI Christian Life 2020 OF 90
2 Mitchell Alba WI Franklin 2020 OF 87
^ Reyshawn Sprewer WI Pius XI Catholic 2020 OF 87
^ Cole Wilcox WI Shiocton 2020 OF 87
^ Eric Hughes WI Janesville Craig 2020 OF 87

Catcher Velocity

Jonah Wronski was the lone catcher to top 75 mph on throws to second base. Matthew Deprey fell just shy of Wronski, registering a 74. 

Rank Name State School Class Pos C Velo
1 Jonah Wronski WI Marquette University 2020 C 76
2 Matthew DePrey WI Sun Prairie 2020 C 74

Pop Times

Matthew Deprey stood out in the pop time department -- featuring a day best 1.93. Thomas Otto came closest to besting Deprey, with a 2.00 of his own. 

Rank Name State School Class Pos Pop Time
1 Matthew DePrey WI Sun Prairie 2020 C 1.93-2.04
2 Thomas Otto WI Appleton North 2020 C 2.00-2.07
3 Gunnar Hansen WI Superior 2020 C 2.05-2.12
4 Jonah Wronski WI Marquette University 2020 C 2.07-2.17


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