Prep Baseball Report

CLASS OF 2022

3B
RHP

Braxton
Waller

Hendrix College
Fort Smith Southside (HS) • AR
6' 3" • 150LBS
R/R • 20yr 1mo
Travel Team: Perfect Timing

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Best Of Stats

Hitting
22.1
Hand Speed (max)
2/20/21
63.3
Bat Speed (max)
2/20/21
24.6
Rot. Acc (max)
2/20/21
-
Hard Hit %
Power
88.4
Exit Velocity (max)
6/23/20
79.5
Exit Velocity (avg)
6/23/20
324
Distance (max)
6/23/20
64
Sweet Spot %
6/23/20
Run
7.3
60
6/23/20
-
30-yd
-
10-yd
-
Run speed (max)
Defense
84
INF Velo
2/20/21
-
OF Velo
-
C Velo
-
Pop Time
Pitching

Fastball

82.4
Velocity (max)
2/20/21
79 - 82
Velo Range
2/20/21
2051
Spin Rate (avg)
6/23/20

Changeup

69.3 - 74.1
Velo Range
6/23/20
1711
Spin Rate (avg)
6/23/20

Curveball

69.2 - 72.1
Velo Range
2/20/21
2022
Spin Rate (avg)
6/23/20

Slider

69.4 - 72.5
Velo Range
6/23/20
1901
Spin Rate (avg)
6/23/20

Positional Tools

2021
2020
2019
2018
Infield Velocity
84.0
60 Yard Dash
7.30
Infield Velocity
82.0
Power / Speed Score
12.1
60 Yard Dash
7.49
Infield Velocity
75.0
Power / Speed Score
10.5
60 Yard Dash
7.72
Infield Velocity
75.0
Power / Speed Score
10.1
Underclass Games (Invite Only)
Jun 23, 2020
Position
7.30
60-yard
82
INF Velo
84
Exit Velo
Power Speed Score
Northwest Arkansas Preseason I.D.
Jan 20, 2020
Position
7.63
60-yard
79
INF Velo
81
Exit Velo
Northwest Arkansas Underclass Trials
Jun 12, 2019
Position
7.49
60-yard
75
INF Velo
79
Exit Velo
Natural State Games
Oct 21, 2018
Position
7.72
60-yard
75
INF Velo
78
Exit Velo

Hitting

2021
2020
Exit Velocity Max
86.1
Exit Velocity Avg
76.7
Distance Max
252
Distance Avg
168
Launch Angle Avg
21.9
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
88.4
Exit Velocity Avg
79.5
Distance Max
324
Distance Avg
209
Launch Angle Avg
23.0
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Arkansas Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 20, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
86.1
Exit Velocity (max)
76.7
Exit Velocity (avg)
168
Distance (avg)
252
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Underclass Games (Invite Only)
Jun 23, 2020
Trackman - Hitting
88.4
Exit Velocity (max)
79.5
Exit Velocity (avg)
209
Distance (avg)
324
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %

Hitting

2021
Hand Speed Max
22.1
Hand Speed Avg
21.2
Bat Speed Max
63.3
Bat Speed Avg
61.3
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Arkansas Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 20, 2021
Blast - Hitting
22.1
Hand Speed (max)
21.2
Hand Speed (avg)
63.3
Bat Speed (max)
61.3
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Underclass Games (Invite Only)
Jun 23, 2020
Blast - Hitting
24.3
Hand Speed (max)
23.5
Hand Speed (avg)
68.6
Bat Speed (max)
65.8
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)

Pitching

2021
2020
Fastball
Velocity Max
82.4
Fastball
Velocity Avg
80.7
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
1948
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
24.1
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
70.6
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
1924
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
72.3
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1232
Fastball
Velocity Max
81.5
Fastball
Velocity Avg
79.0
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
2051
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
25.9
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
71.2
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
2022
Changeup
Velocity Avg
71.7
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1711
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
Slider
Velocity Avg
70.9
Slider
Spin Rate Avg
1901
Slider
Total Movement Avg
Arkansas Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 20, 2021
Trackman - Fastball
82.4
Velocity (max)
79.6 - 81.8
Velo Range
84.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,093
Spin Rate (max)
1,948
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
72.7
Velocity (max)
69.2 - 72.1
Velo Range
73.2
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,950
Spin Rate (max)
1,924
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
72.7
Velocity (max)
71.7 - 72.7
Velo Range
75.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,430
Spin Rate (max)
1,232
Spin Rate (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Underclass Games (Invite Only)
Jun 23, 2020
Trackman - Fastball
81.5
Velocity (max)
77.9 - 80.2
Velo Range
74.5
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,202
Spin Rate (max)
2,051
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
71.2
Velocity (max)
2,022
Spin Rate (max)
2,022
Spin Rate (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - Slider
72.9
Velocity (max)
69.4 - 72.5
Velo Range
66.3
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,069
Spin Rate (max)
1,901
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
74.1
Velocity (max)
69.3 - 74.1
Velo Range
67.4
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,971
Spin Rate (max)
1,711
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)

Pitch Scores

Pitching Velos

2021
2020
2019
2018
Fastball
Velocity Max
82.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
80.5
Curveball
Velocity Avg
70.5
Changeup
Velocity Avg
71.5
Fastball
Velocity Max
81.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
78.2
Changeup
Velocity Avg
70.5
Slider
Velocity Avg
70.0
Fastball
Velocity Max
77.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
75.5
Curveball
Velocity Avg
66.0
Changeup
Velocity Avg
66.5
Slider
Velocity Avg
66.5
Fastball
Velocity Max
75.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
73.5
Changeup
Velocity Avg
62.0
Slider
Velocity Avg
67.0
Arkansas Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 20, 2021
Pitching
82
Max FB
79 - 82
FB
69 - 72
CB
71 - 72
CH
Underclass Games (Invite Only)
Jun 23, 2020
Pitching
81
Max FB
78 - 81
FB
72 - 74
CH
68 - 72
SL
Northwest Arkansas Preseason I.D.
Jan 20, 2020
Pitching
78
Max FB
76 - 78
FB
64 - 68
CB
66 - 70
CH
Northwest Arkansas Underclass Trials
Jun 12, 2019
Pitching
77
Max FB
74 - 77
FB
65 - 67
CB
65 - 68
CH
65 - 68
SL
Natural State Games
Oct 21, 2018
Pitching
75
Max FB
72 - 75
FB
62 - 62
CH
66 - 68
SL

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2/20/21

Player Spotlight 

Braxton Waller: 3B/RHP, (2022) Fort Smith Southside, AR. 6-foot-3, 150-pound projectable frame. Fluid in the box, Waller had an exit velocity of 86 mph. Starts in a balanced stance with a quick compact load, then uses a short stride. Has above average bat speed, short flat swing plane and good extension on his finish. Created loud contact and found multiple barrels. Line drive approach. Athletic in the infield, displayed a velocity of 84 mph; shows a quick fluid exchange, sure soft hands, and smooth consistent feet. Fields the ball out front, movements laterally were athletic. Consistent accuracy to the bases, used a high ¾ slot with a long arm action. Projectable on the mound, showed quick arm speed with a ¾ arm angle and a long arm action. Up-tempo type pitcher and uses some effort. During his delivery balance point is tall with in line shoulders. Lands square with an athletic finish. Sat with his fastball at 79-82 mph; throws a straight fastball with deceiving action and consistent command. His 11/5 curveball (69-72) had gradual action and around the zone control. He showed fading action and arm side command on his straight changeup (71-72). 

Scout Evaluation 

Braxton Waller, Fort Smith Southside, 2022, AR

Position: 3B/RHP

Body: 6-foot-3, 150-pound projectable frame.

Hit: (RHH) Begins in a balanced stance with a quick compact load, then uses a short stride. Above average bat speed. Good extension on his finish, short flat swing. Line drive approach. 

Power: 86 mph exit velocity. 

Defense:  (IF) Sure soft hands, smooth consistent footwork, quick fluid exchange. Athletic.  Laterally, movements were athletic and fielded the ball out front. 

Arm: 84 mph infield velocity. Long arm action, high ¾ slot, consistent accuracy. 

Pitching: Projectable. 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: T82. 79-82 mph. Consistent accuracy, deceiving action, straight movement. 

CB: 69-72 mph. Around the zone command, gradual action, 11/5 shape. 

CH: 71-72 mph. Arm side command, fading action, straight movement. 


6/23/20

6-Foot-3, 150-Pound frame, projectable build with room for strength, ran a 7.30, Offensively;pre set back, limited load, barrel flat at footstrike, lean back to clear hands, stable in ground backside over rotates past contact, short stroke, flat finish, gap to gap approach,  84 mph exit velo, Defensively; active feet, bend to field, two hand field, fingers up to field, funnel to midline, long arm swing, arm side run to first, above average carry, 82 mph arm strength. 

Pitching: high 3/4 slot, quick arm speed, long arm action, loose arm swing, some effort to delivery, drop and drive delivery, some rhythm, quick out of glove break, small pause at top of lift, head lean to release, closed toe land, fastball 78-81 mph, arm side run with late action, slider 68-72 mph, 11-5 shape, downer action, early action, gradual break fastball line and arm speed, change up 72-74 mph, fastball arm speed, depth at plate, arm side run in the zone.

1/20/20

6-Foot-2, 135-Pound frame, length to levers with room for added strength, ran a 7.63, Offensively;  even set, miniature lift to stride, slightly closed land, barrel flat at foot strike, backside works underneath body, loses stability in front foot at times, short stroke, short finish, middle of the field approach, even set, miniature lift to stride, slightly closed land, barrel flat at foot strike, backside works underneath body, loses stability in front foot at times, short stroke, short finish, middle of the field approach, 81 mph exit velo, Defensively; field off right side, bend to field, fingers up to field, funnel to midline, long stroke, above average carry, 79 mph arm strength.

Pitching: high ¾ slot, quick arm, long arm action, good balance point, some effort to delivery, choppy rhythm, direction in line, head lean to clear arm, flash glove arm, clear out lead arm, spin off front foot at release, fastball 76-78 mph, straight, down in zone, curveball 64-68 mph, 10-4 shape, early action, gradual break, fb line, misses down, change up 66-70 mph, near fastball arm speed, fade to arm side, early clear out, arm side run.

6/12/19

6-Foot-1, 135-Pound frame, ran a 7.49, Offensively; even set, simple load, simple stride, lands even, raise off backside through contact, short stroke, short finish, middle of field approach, line drive swing, 79 mph exit velo, Defensively; active feet, late left foot, late glove presentation, fingers up to field, deep field, low slot, arm side run, minimal carry, 75 mph arm strength.

Pitching; ¾ slot, average arm speed, long arm action, good balance point, some effort to delivery, choppy rhythm, fastball 74-77, arm side run, curveball 65-67 mph, 11-5 shape, fastball arm speed with some depth, slider 65-68 mph, cutter type action, stays same plane, change up 65-68 mph fastball arm speed, arm side run, stays arm side.

10/21/18

Natural State Games:

6-foot-1, 135-Pound frame, long levered with room to fill out, ran a 7.72 60, Offensively; even stance, simple load, simple stride, barrel flat at foot strike, back foot works past contact, slight uphill behind body, short finish, hands work to hip after contact, 78 mph exit velo. Defensively; fields deep, late left foot to field, clean funnel, lower slot with arm side run, 75 mph arm strength.

Pitching: high ¾ slot with average arm speed, longer arm action in the back, strong balance point with a quick glove arm to release, closed toe land on stride, fastball 72-75, arm side run when down, fastball is flat, strike thrower, slider is 66-68, short break, stays on same plane, change up has fastball arm speed at 62-63, has straight action, stays arm side.

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