Top Ten Player Profiles of 2016: No. 8 Max Alba



By Matt Huck
Area Scout

Over the last couple weeks we have counted down the 2016 calendar year with a look at the top ten viewed profiles of 2016. After drilling down into our google analytics we have compiled a list of the ten most visited profiles by you the reader in 2016.

No. 8 Max Alba


Max Alba

RHP Max Alba (Franklin) checks in as the eighth most viewed profile of 2016. Alba is currently the top uncommitted player in the Wisconsin Class of 2018. Alba's profile saw its most views the day following the Madison Preseason ID Showcase where he sat 87-89 mph with his fastball, Alba went on to represent Wisconsin at the 2016 PBR Future Games in Indiana.

Scouting Report on Alba

Future Games 2016 - 6-foot-5, 185-pound right-handed pitcher, lean athletic frame, high upside frame. Delivery is athletic, works downhill, slight drop and drive, works downhill. Arm action is loose and athletic, high ¾ slot, quick arm with upside. Fastball is lively with swing and miss finish, sat 87-88 mph, topping at 89 mph, hard late action in the hitting zone. Curveball has depth, swing and miss potential, 74-77 mph, throws aggressively. Alba is a high ceiling right-handed pitcher who is highly athletic and one of the best available arms in the Midwest.

Top Ten Most Viewed Profiles