Unsigned Senior Spotlight: Ryan Wickman

Ryan Wickman

Ryan Wickman

Graduating Class: 2017

Position: OF

School: River Valley

Height: 6-1

Weight: 175

The Outlook: Wickman, son of ex-big leaguer Bob Wickman is one of the more naturally tooled out prospects in the state. He's a loose quick twitch athlete that also shows a big arm from the outfield (87 mph). His arm action works well enough to be a possible prospect on the mound as well, following in his dad's footsteps.   

Scouting Report: 9/18/16 - 6-foot-1, 175-pound right-handed hitting outfielder with a lanky, athletic frame. Defensively has a loose arm action from a high ¾ arm slot. Plays thru the ball with online actions. Throws showed carry throwing 83 mph from the outfield. At the plate hits from a balanced setup with a short stride and good balance. Line drive pull hitter with fluid rhythm and explosive bat speed. Showed strength thru contact with 84 mph exit velocity from a tee. 4.43 runner down the line. In game showed off pull side power with double to left field.

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