Preston Katzer
Preston Katzer
Preston Katzer

CLASS OF 2024

2B
RHP

Preston
Katzer

Shiloh Christian (HS) • AR
5-8 • 125LBS • R/R
Travel Team: Perfect Timing 2024

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Positional Tools Velos / Pop
TrackMan Hitting
Blast
TrackMan Pitching
Pitch Scores
Pitching Velos
Swift
Visual Edge
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Comments
Contact

Best Of Stats

Hitting
21.3
Hand Speed (max)
6/21/22
64.9
Bat Speed (max)
6/21/22
25.8
Rot. Acc (max)
6/21/22
-
Hard Hit %
Power
83
Exit Velocity (max)
6/21/22
73.8
Exit Velocity (avg)
6/21/22
281
Distance (max)
6/21/22
58
Sweet Spot %
6/22/21
Run
7.77
60-yard
6/21/22
3.14
30-yd
6/21/22
1.9
10-yd
6/21/22
33.2
Run speed (max)
6/21/22
Defense
77
INF Velo
6/21/22
-
OF Velo
-
C Velo
-
Pop Time
Pitching

Fastball

79.2
Velocity (max)
6/21/22
74.3 - 78
Velo Range
6/21/22
1977
Spin Rate (avg)
6/21/22

Changeup

61 - 63.3
Velo Range
6/16/21
1785
Spin Rate (avg)
6/16/21

Curveball

63.6 - 66.9
Velo Range
6/21/22
2353
Spin Rate (avg)
6/21/22

Positional Tools

2022
2021
Infield Velocity
77.0
60 Yard Dash
8.17
Infield Velocity
68.0
Power / Speed Score
9.5

Hitting

2022
2021
Exit Velocity Max
83.0
Exit Velocity Avg
73.8
Distance Max
281
Distance Avg
214
Launch Angle Avg
35.5
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
78.0
Exit Velocity Avg
68.1
Distance Max
272
Distance Avg
134
Launch Angle Avg
21.7
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Top Prospect Games: Upperclass (Invite-Only)
Jun 21, 2022
Trackman - Hitting
83.0
Exit Velocity (max)
73.8
Exit Velocity (avg)
214
Distance (avg)
281
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Top Prospect Games (Invite-Only)
Jun 22, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
78.0
Exit Velocity (max)
69.6
Exit Velocity (avg)
179
Distance (avg)
272
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Northwest Arkansas Underclass Trials
Jun 16, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
76.3
Exit Velocity (max)
66.9
Exit Velocity (avg)
96
Distance (avg)
262
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %

Hitting

2022
2021
Hand Speed Max
21.3
Hand Speed Avg
19.3
Bat Speed Max
64.9
Bat Speed Avg
57.4
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Hand Speed Max
20.4
Hand Speed Avg
19.0
Bat Speed Max
58.5
Bat Speed Avg
54.8
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Top Prospect Games: Upperclass (Invite-Only)
Jun 21, 2022
Blast - Hitting
21.3
Hand Speed (max)
19.3
Hand Speed (avg)
64.9
Bat Speed (max)
57.4
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Top Prospect Games (Invite-Only)
Jun 22, 2021
Blast - Hitting
20.4
Hand Speed (max)
19.3
Hand Speed (avg)
58.3
Bat Speed (max)
55.9
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Northwest Arkansas Underclass Trials
Jun 16, 2021
Blast - Hitting
20.2
Hand Speed (max)
18.9
Hand Speed (avg)
58.5
Bat Speed (max)
54.4
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency

Pitching

2022
2021
Fastball
Velocity Max
79.2
Fastball
Velocity Avg
76.1
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
1977
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
26.0
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
65.3
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
2353
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Knuckleball
Velocity Avg
61.9
Knuckleball
Total Movement Avg
Fastball
Velocity Max
70.6
Fastball
Velocity Avg
68.5
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
1733
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
25.3
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
61.3
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
2213
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
62.3
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1785
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
Top Prospect Games: Upperclass (Invite-Only)
Jun 21, 2022
Trackman - Fastball
79.2
Velocity (max)
74.3 - 78.0
Velo Range
73.4
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,092
Spin Rate (max)
1,977
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
67.6
Velocity (max)
63.6 - 66.9
Velo Range
62.3
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,430
Spin Rate (max)
2,353
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Knuckleball
61.9
Velocity (max)
58.4
Eff Velocity (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Top Prospect Games (Invite-Only)
Jun 22, 2021
Trackman - Fastball
70.6
Velocity (max)
67.1 - 70.0
Velo Range
66.1
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,733
Spin Rate (max)
1,648
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
61.2
Velocity (max)
59.9
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,162
Spin Rate (max)
2,162
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Northwest Arkansas Underclass Trials
Jun 16, 2021
Trackman - Fastball
70.1
Velocity (max)
67.4 - 69.6
Velo Range
66.4
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,966
Spin Rate (max)
1,787
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
63.4
Velocity (max)
59.2 - 63.3
Velo Range
57.8
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,409
Spin Rate (max)
2,223
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - ChangeUp
63.3
Velocity (max)
61.0 - 63.3
Velo Range
60.5
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,871
Spin Rate (max)
1,785
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %

Pitch Scores

2021
Fastball
Rise+
Curveball
Hammer+
Curveball
Sweep+
Northwest Arkansas Underclass Trials
Jun 16, 2021
Pitch Scores - Fastball
Rise+
Pitch Scores - Curveball
Hammer+
Sweep+

Pitching Velos

2021
Fastball
Velocity Max
70.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
68.2
Curveball
Velocity Avg
60.5
Changeup
Velocity Avg
61.5
Top Prospect Games (Invite-Only)
Jun 22, 2021
Pitching
69
Max FB
67 - 69
FB
60 - 61
CB
Northwest Arkansas Underclass Trials
Jun 16, 2021
Pitching
70
Max FB
67 - 70
FB
58 - 63
CB
60 - 63
CH

Game Performance

2022
10 Yard Dash
1.90
30 Yard Dash
3.14
60 Yard Dash
7.78
Top Speed (MPH)
RSi
Vertical Jump
Top Prospect Games: Upperclass (Invite-Only)
Jun 21, 2022
Swift
1.90
10-yd
3.14
30-yd
7.77
60-yd
33.2
Run speed (max)
7.7
Run Speed (avg)
0.96
RSi (max)
0.89
RSi (avg)
1,077
Jump Power (max)
27.7
Jump Height (max)
27.7
Jump Height (avg)

Visual Edge

2022
Edge Score
64.16

Pitch Ai

Notes

Comments

6/21/22

Preston Katzer, Shiloh Christian (AR), 2024
Positional Profile: 2B/RHP
Body: 5-8, 125-pounds. Lean athletic frame
Hit: RHH. Narrow open base leg swing to land foot flat barrel at foot strike short stroke line drive repeatable path
Power: 83 max exit velocity, averaged 73.8 mph. 280’ max distance. Line drive consistent to middle
Arm: RH.  INF - 77 mph.  Longer swing with low slot
Defense: Active feet with actions funnel to midline
Run: 7.77 runner in the 60. 

Delivery: Athletic delivery with quick twitch leg swing
Arm Action: RH. Low 3/4 slot with whippy action
FB: T79.2, 74.3-78.0 mph. Arm side run T2091, 1976 average rpm.
CB: 63.6-66.9 mph. Big break with gradual depth T2430, 2353 average rpm.

6/22/21

Player Spotlight

Preston Katzer: 2B/RHP, (2024) Shiloh Christian, AR. 5-foot-8, 125-pound slim long frame. Projectable during batting practice, Katzer had a max exit velocity of 78 mph. Begins in a balanced athletic stance with a controlled slow load, then uses a leg kick. Bat speed is efficient, shows a short flat swing plane and good extension on his finish. Found multiple barrels with some loud contacts. Line drive approach. Projectable while in the infield, recorded position velocities up to 68 mph; had athletic average footwork, a quick fluid exchange, and sure consistent hands. From a ¾ slot, showed consistent accuracy to the bag with a long arm action. During the event, clocked a 60 time of 8.17. Solid on the mound, used a ¾ arm angle and a long arm action while showing quick arm speed. Up-tempo type pitcher who shows some effort. Has an athletic balance point with in line shoulders. Lands square with an athletic finish. Threw his fastball 67-69 mph; has a heavy fastball that shows consistent command and sinking action. Throws a 10/4 curveball (60-61) that has glove side command and gradual action.

Scout Evaluation

Preston Katzer, Shiloh Christian, 2024, AR

Position: 2B/RHP

Body: 5-foot-8, 125-pound slim  long frame.

Hit: (RHH) Starts in a balanced athletic stance with a controlled slow load, then uses a leg kick. Efficient bat speed. Good extension on his finish, short flat swing. Line drive approach.

Power: 78 mph exit velocity, average 69.56 mph. 55.88 mph bat speed average. 19.26 mph hand speed average.

Defense:  (IF) Sure consistent hands, athletic average footwork, quick fluid exchange. Projectable.

Arm: 68 mph infield velocity. Long arm action, ¾ slot, consistent accuracy.

Speed: 8.17 (60-yard).

Pitching: Solid. Up-tempo delivery, some effort. ¾ arm angle, quick arm speed, long arm action. Athletic balance point, in line shoulders, lands square, an athletic finish.

FB: T69. 67-69 mph. (Max spin 1732;  Avg 1647). Consistent accuracy, sinking action, heavy movement.

CB: 60-61 mph. Glove side control, gradual action, 10/4 movement. (Max spin 2161; Avg 2161).

6/16/21

Player Spotlight

Preston Katzer: 2B/RHP, (2024) Shiloh Christian, AR. 5-foot-8, 125-pound lean frame. Projectable during batting practice, Katzer recorded an exit velocity of 75 mph. Began in a balanced stance with a slow small load, then used a small leg kick. Has a short upward swing plane, average bat speed and high finish. He barreled up some balls with some loud contact. Gap to gap approach. Athletic while in the infield, made throws up to 60 mph; shows a quick exchange, soft sure hands, and athletic smooth feet. Laterally, movements were quick and fielded the ball out front. Used a ¾ slot and a long arm action while showing consistent accuracy to the base. During the event, clocked a 60 time of 8.31. Projectable on the mound, showing quick arm speed he used a longer arm action with a side arm angle. Uses some effort in his delivery. Balance point is tall with downhill shoulders during delivery. Lands square with an athletic finish. Produced a fastball that came in at 67-70 mph; showed fading action and control around the zone with flat movement. His 10/4 curveball (58-63) showed early action and glove side command. Has arm side control and fading action on his changeup (60-63).

Scout Evaluation

Preston Katzer, Shiloh Christian, 2024, AR

Position: 2B/RHP

Body: 5-foot-8, 125-pound lean frame.

Hit: (RHH) Starts in a balanced stance with a slow small load, then uses a small leg kick. Average bat speed. High finish, short upward swing. Gap to gap approach.

Power: 75 mph exit velocity, average 66.86 mph. 54.40 mph bat speed average. 18.91 mph hand speed average.

Defense:  (IF) Soft sure hands, athletic smooth footwork, quick exchange. Athletic.  Fields the ball out front, movements laterally were quick.

Arm: 60 mph infield velocity. Long arm action, ¾ slot, consistent accuracy.

Speed: 8.31 (60-yard).

Pitching: Projectable. Some effort. Side arm angle, quick arm speed, longer arm action. Athletic balance point, downhill shoulders, lands square, an athletic finish.

FB: T70. 67-70 mph. (Max spin 1966;  Avg 1786). Around the zone accuracy, fading action, flat movement.

CB: 58-63 mph. Glove side command, early action, 10/4 movement. (Max spin 2408; Avg 2223).

CH: 60-63 mph. Arm side control, fading action.

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