Prep Baseball Report

CLASS OF 2025

SS
OF

Paxton
Tarver

DECATUR HERITAGE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (HS) • AL
6' 1" • 170LBS
R/R • 18yr 5mo
Travel Team: Viper Baseball Academy

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2025 National

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Physical
Positional Tools Velos / Pop
TrackMan Hitting
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TrackMan Pitching
Pitch Scores
Pitching Velos
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Visual Edge
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Comments
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Best Of Stats

Hitting
23.1
Hand Speed (max)
6/15/22
73.8
Bat Speed (max)
6/15/22
20.8
Rot. Acc (max)
6/22/21
-
Hard Hit %
Power
94.5
Exit Velocity (max)
1/06/24
89.4
Exit Velocity (avg)
1/06/24
308
Distance (max)
6/21/23
64
Sweet Spot %
6/21/23
Run
7.07
60
6/21/23
3.85
30-yd
1/06/24
1.69
10-yd
1/06/24
19.7
Run speed (max)
6/21/23
Defense
83
INF Velo
6/21/23
75
OF Velo
7/28/21
-
C Velo
-
Pop Time
Pitching

Fastball

87
Velocity (max)
9/29/23
83 - 86
Velo Range
9/29/23
1931
Spin Rate (avg)
6/22/21

Changeup

76 - 79
Velo Range
9/29/23
-
Spin Rate (avg)

Curveball

76 - 77
Velo Range
7/07/22
2000
Spin Rate (avg)
6/22/21

Positional Tools

2024
2023
2022
2021
2020
Infield Velocity
82.0
Infield Velocity
83.0
60 Yard Dash
7.11
Infield Velocity
82.0
Power / Speed Score
12.5
60 Yard Dash
7.22
Outfield Velocity
75.0
Power / Speed Score
11.2
60 Yard Dash
7.44
Infield Velocity
77.0
Power / Speed Score
10.3
Birmingham Open
Jun 21, 2023
Position
83
INF Velo
Power Speed Score
Birmingham Open
Jun 15, 2022
Position
7.11
60-yard
82
INF Velo
Power Speed Score
AL JFG Workout
Jul 28, 2021
Position
7.22
60-yard
75
OF Velo
80
Exit Velo
Underclass Games (Invite-Only)
Jun 22, 2021
Position
7.25
60-yard
75
OF Velo
81
Exit Velo
Power Speed Score
Bulls Baseball Scout Day
Aug 5, 2020
Position
7.44
60-yard
77
INF Velo
77
Exit Velo

Hitting

2024
2023
2022
2021
Exit Velocity Max
94.5
Exit Velocity Avg
89.4
Distance Max
292
Distance Avg
161
Launch Angle Avg
9.0
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
91.5
Exit Velocity Avg
81.5
Distance Max
308
Distance Avg
196
Launch Angle Avg
14.8
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
88.7
Exit Velocity Avg
81.2
Distance Max
306
Distance Avg
225
Launch Angle Avg
22.9
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
80.8
Exit Velocity Avg
71.5
Distance Max
274
Distance Avg
209
Launch Angle Avg
27.4
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
North Alabama Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Jan 6, 2024
Trackman - Hitting
94.5
Exit Velocity (max)
89.4
Exit Velocity (avg)
161
Distance (avg)
292
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Ground Ball %
Birmingham Open
Jun 21, 2023
Trackman - Hitting
91.5
Exit Velocity (max)
81.5
Exit Velocity (avg)
196
Distance (avg)
308
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Birmingham Open
Jun 15, 2022
Trackman - Hitting
88.7
Exit Velocity (max)
81.2
Exit Velocity (avg)
225
Distance (avg)
306
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Underclass Games (Invite-Only)
Jun 22, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
80.8
Exit Velocity (max)
71.5
Exit Velocity (avg)
209
Distance (avg)
274
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %

Hitting

2024
2023
2022
2021
Hand Speed Max
22.4
Hand Speed Avg
21.2
Bat Speed Max
72.2
Bat Speed Avg
68.8
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Hand Speed Max
22.8
Hand Speed Avg
21.7
Bat Speed Max
71.2
Bat Speed Avg
69.8
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Hand Speed Max
23.1
Hand Speed Avg
21.8
Bat Speed Max
73.8
Bat Speed Avg
71.3
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Hand Speed Max
22.0
Hand Speed Avg
20.9
Bat Speed Max
72.8
Bat Speed Avg
70.2
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
North Alabama Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Jan 6, 2024
Blast - Hitting
22.4
Hand Speed (max)
21.2
Hand Speed (avg)
72.2
Bat Speed (max)
68.8
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Birmingham Open
Jun 21, 2023
Blast - Hitting
22.8
Hand Speed (max)
21.7
Hand Speed (avg)
71.2
Bat Speed (max)
69.8
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Birmingham Open
Jun 15, 2022
Blast - Hitting
23.1
Hand Speed (max)
21.8
Hand Speed (avg)
73.8
Bat Speed (max)
71.3
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Underclass Games (Invite-Only)
Jun 22, 2021
Blast - Hitting
22.0
Hand Speed (max)
20.9
Hand Speed (avg)
72.8
Bat Speed (max)
70.2
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency

Pitching

2021
Fastball
Velocity Max
79.2
Fastball
Velocity Avg
77.7
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
1931
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
24.9
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
64.7
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
2000
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Underclass Games (Invite-Only)
Jun 22, 2021
Trackman - Fastball
79.2
Velocity (max)
76.9 - 78.5
Velo Range
76.4
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,988
Spin Rate (max)
1,931
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
65.0
Velocity (max)
64.0 - 65.0
Velo Range
62.4
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,099
Spin Rate (max)
2,000
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %

Pitch Scores

2021
Fastball
Hop+
Fastball
Sink+
Fastball
Rise+
Curveball
Hammer+
Curveball
Sweep+
Underclass Games (Invite-Only)
Jun 22, 2021
Pitch Scores - Fastball
Hop+
Rise+
Sink+
Pitch Scores - Curveball
Hammer+
Sweep+

Pitching Velos

2023
2022
2021
2020
Fastball
Velocity Max
87.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
83.0
Curveball
Velocity Avg
69.0
Changeup
Velocity Avg
75.2
Fastball
Velocity Max
81.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
79.5
Curveball
Velocity Avg
76.5
Changeup
Velocity Avg
70.0
Fastball
Velocity Max
79.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
77.0
Curveball
Velocity Avg
64.8
Changeup
Velocity Avg
71.5
Fastball
Velocity Max
74.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
73.5
Curveball
Velocity Avg
63.5
Changeup
Velocity Avg
69.0
2024 North Alabama Showdown
Mar 13, 2024
Pitching
88
Max FB
85 - 88
FB
73 - 75
CB
77 - 78
CH
Upperclass Fall World Series
Sep 29, 2023
Pitching
87
Max FB
83 - 86
FB
67 - 71
CB
76 - 79
CH
Southeast Select
Jul 13, 2023
Pitching
85
Max FB
82 - 84
FB
69 - 74
CB
National Program Invitational (NPI)
Jun 8, 2023
Pitching
84
Max FB
80 - 83
FB
66 - 67
CB
71 - 75
CH
15U National Championship
Jul 7, 2022
Pitching
81
Max FB
78 - 81
FB
76 - 77
CB
69 - 71
CH
2021 Junior Future Games
Jul 28, 2021
Pitching
79
Max FB
74 - 79
FB
64 - 64
CB
71 - 72
CH
Underclass Games (Invite-Only)
Jun 22, 2021
Pitching
79
Max FB
77 - 78
FB
65 - 66
CB
Bulls Baseball Scout Day
Aug 5, 2020
Pitching
74
Max FB
73 - 74
FB
62 - 65
CB
68 - 70
CH

Game Performance

2024
2023
10 Yard Dash
1.69
30 Yard Dash
3.85
Top Speed (MPH)
RSi
Vertical Jump
10 Yard Dash
1.70
30 Yard Dash
3.96
60 Yard Dash
7.07
Top Speed (MPH)
North Alabama Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Jan 6, 2024
Swift
1.69
10-yd
3.85
30-yd
18.9
Run speed (max)
2.86
RSi (max)
29.3
Jump Height (max)
Birmingham Open
Jun 21, 2023
Swift
1.70
10-yd
3.96
30-yd
7.07
60-yd
19.7
Run speed (max)
Birmingham Open
Jun 15, 2022
Swift
2.16
RSi (max)
1.66
RSi (avg)
26.9
Jump Height (max)
25.9
Jump Height (avg)

Visual Edge

2024
2023
2022
Edge Score
80.72
Edge Score
67.69
Edge Score
68.34

Pitch Ai

Notes

Comments

1/06/24
Paxton Tarver, Decatur Heritage (AL), 2025
Positional Profile: 2B/OF
Body: 5-11, 165-pounds. Longer limbed frame, ahtletic and leaner build. More mass can be added to the frame.
Hit: RHH. Balanced set up with the feet. Solid bat speed with the ability to handle pitches to all zone. Short, direct path with the hands. 68.8 mph bat speed with 15 G's of rotational acceleration.
Power: 95 max exit velocity, averaged 89.4 mph. 292' max distance.
Arm: RH. INF-82 mph. Lower arm action, accurate.
Defense: Clean, moves well up the middle. Athletic.
ATH: 1.69 and 3.85 in the 10 and 30 yard splits. 29.30 max vertical.
6/21/23
Paxton Tarver, Decatur Heritage (AL), 2025
Positional Profile: 2B/OF
Body: 6-1, 162-pounds. Athletic and leaner build, can add more additional size to the body.
Hit: RHH. Slightly closed in the stance, relaxed look with higher hand set. Gap-to-gap round of BP, liners to all parts of the field. Easy pop. 69.8 mph bat speed with 15 G’s of rotational acceleration.
Power: 92 max exit velocity, averaged 81.5 mph. 308' max distance.
Arm: RH. INF-83 mph. Occasional glove pat into the throw, short arm.
Defense: Smooth actions with the glove, good feel up the middle of the field.
ATH: 7.07 runner in the 60. 1.70 and 3.96 in the 10 and 30 yard splits.
Vizual Edge: 67.69 Edge Score
6/21/23
Paxton Tarver, Decatur Heritage (AL), 2025
Positional Profile: 2B/OF
Body: 6-1, 162-pounds. Athletic and leaner build, can add more additional size to the body.
Hit: RHH. Slightly closed in the stance, relaxed look with higher hand set. Gap-to-gap round of BP, liners to all parts of the field. Easy pop. 69.8 mph bat speed with 15 G�s of rotational acceleration.
Power: 92 max exit velocity, averaged 81.5 mph. 308' max distance.
Arm: RH. INF-83 mph. Occasional glove pat into the throw, short arm.
Defense: Smooth actions with the glove, good feel up the middle of the field.
ATH: 7.07 runner in the 60. 1.70 and 3.96 in the 10 and 30 yard splits.
Vizual Edge: 67.69 Edge Score
6/15/22

Positional Profile: RHP/2B Athletic '25 grad to keep an eye on.
Body: 6-1, 152-pounds. Athletic, proportional frame.
Hit: RHH. Controlled load of the hands from a wide base. Short, level swing with bat speed, gets extended after contact, line drive type hitter
Power: 88.7 max exit velocity, averaged 81.2 mph. 305’ max distance.
Arm: RH.INF - 82 mph.Short arm action, high 3/4 slot, loose and accurate.
Defense: Soft hands, quick feet, athletic actions and plays through the ball.
Run: 7.11 runner in the 60. Athletic runner.

6/22/21

5-foot-11, 150-pound projectable frame. At the plate, the right-handed hitter clocked an exit velocity of 81 mph. Sets up in a balanced stance and has a leg kick. Bat speed is developing and exhibits an upward swing plane. Found lots of barrels during his rounds. Line drive approach. In the outfield, his best throws to the infield topped out at 75 mph with sure hands, average feet, and a clean exchange. Had a high ¾ slot with consistent accuracy to the base. Recorded a time of 7.25 in the 60-yard dash. On the mound, showing good arm speed he used a high ¾ arm angle and a compact arm action. Up-tempo type pitcher who shows some effort. Produced a fastball that came in at 77-78 mph with a max of 79 mph; had running action and decent control. Shows gradual action on his 12/6 curveball (65-66).

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Physical

2024
Grip Strgth (LH)
Grip Strgth (RH)
North Alabama Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Jan 6, 2024
Physical - Athlete
5' 11"
Ht
164.7
Wt
Grip Strgth (RH)
Grip Strgth (LH)