Prep Baseball Report

CLASS OF 2025

3B
RHP

Ford
Raffo

Nettleton (HS) • AR
6' 3" • 184LBS
R/R • 16yr 7mo
Travel Team: EBC - Foster

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2025 National

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Best Of Stats

Hitting
22.7
Hand Speed (max)
6/13/23
72.4
Bat Speed (max)
2/18/23
12
Rot. Acc (max)
6/13/23
-
Hard Hit %
Power
96.2
Exit Velocity (max)
6/13/23
88.2
Exit Velocity (avg)
6/13/23
355
Distance (max)
6/13/23
71
Sweet Spot %
6/13/23
Run
6.99
60
6/13/23
3.92
30-yd
6/13/23
1.73
10-yd
6/13/23
20
Run speed (max)
6/13/23
Defense
84
INF Velo
2/18/23
-
OF Velo
-
C Velo
-
Pop Time
Pitching

Fastball

83.3
Velocity (max)
2/18/23
81 - 83
Velo Range
6/13/23
2093
Spin Rate (avg)
6/13/23

Changeup

74 - 74
Velo Range
6/13/23
1822
Spin Rate (avg)
6/13/23

Curveball

69.3 - 73.3
Velo Range
6/14/22
1953
Spin Rate (avg)
2/18/23

Slider

71 - 71
Velo Range
6/13/23
2118
Spin Rate (avg)
6/13/23

Positional Tools

2023
2022
2021
60 Yard Dash
7.04
Infield Velocity
84.0
Power / Speed Score
13.7
60 Yard Dash
7.24
Infield Velocity
81.0
Power / Speed Score
12.1
60 Yard Dash
7.51
Infield Velocity
79.0
Power / Speed Score
11.4
Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 18, 2023
Position
7.04
60-yard
84
INF Velo
Power Speed Score
Top Prospect Games: Underclass (Invite-Only)
Jun 14, 2022
Position
7.24
60-yard
81
INF Velo
Power Speed Score
2021 Junior Future Games
Jul 28, 2021
Position
7.51
60-yard
79
INF Velo
85
Exit Velo
2021 Arkansas PBR JFG
Jul 28, 2021
Position
7.51
60-yard
79
INF Velo
85
Exit Velo
PBR Junior Future Games
Jul 28, 2021
Position
7.51
60-yard
79
INF Velo
85
Exit Velo
Central Arkansas Underclass Trials
Jun 15, 2021
Position
7.63
60-yard
75
INF Velo
81
Exit Velo

Hitting

2023
2022
2021
Exit Velocity Max
96.2
Exit Velocity Avg
86.4
Distance Max
355
Distance Avg
212
Launch Angle Avg
19.0
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
87.5
Exit Velocity Avg
78.8
Distance Max
333
Distance Avg
262
Launch Angle Avg
36.6
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
85.5
Exit Velocity Avg
71.9
Distance Max
290
Distance Avg
202
Launch Angle Avg
34.6
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Top Prospect Games: Upperclass (Invite-Only)
Jun 13, 2023
Trackman - Hitting
96.2
Exit Velocity (max)
88.2
Exit Velocity (avg)
245
Distance (avg)
355
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 18, 2023
Trackman - Hitting
91.7
Exit Velocity (max)
84.2
Exit Velocity (avg)
173
Distance (avg)
313
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Top Prospect Games: Underclass (Invite-Only)
Jun 14, 2022
Trackman - Hitting
87.5
Exit Velocity (max)
78.8
Exit Velocity (avg)
262
Distance (avg)
333
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
2021 Arkansas PBR JFG
Jul 28, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
85.5
Exit Velocity (max)
71.9
Exit Velocity (avg)
207
Distance (avg)
260
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Central Arkansas Underclass Trials
Jun 15, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
81.6
Exit Velocity (max)
72.0
Exit Velocity (avg)
199
Distance (avg)
290
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %

Hitting

2023
2022
2021
Hand Speed Max
22.7
Hand Speed Avg
21.0
Bat Speed Max
72.4
Bat Speed Avg
65.8
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Hand Speed Max
20.9
Hand Speed Avg
19.9
Bat Speed Max
65.4
Bat Speed Avg
63.1
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Hand Speed Max
20.6
Hand Speed Avg
19.5
Bat Speed Max
64.6
Bat Speed Avg
60.2
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Top Prospect Games: Upperclass (Invite-Only)
Jun 13, 2023
Blast - Hitting
22.7
Hand Speed (max)
22.0
Hand Speed (avg)
71.0
Bat Speed (max)
66.7
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 18, 2023
Blast - Hitting
20.6
Hand Speed (max)
19.8
Hand Speed (avg)
72.4
Bat Speed (max)
64.8
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Top Prospect Games: Underclass (Invite-Only)
Jun 14, 2022
Blast - Hitting
20.9
Hand Speed (max)
19.9
Hand Speed (avg)
65.4
Bat Speed (max)
63.1
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
2021 Arkansas PBR JFG
Jul 28, 2021
Blast - Hitting
20.6
Hand Speed (max)
19.7
Hand Speed (avg)
64.6
Bat Speed (max)
62.2
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Central Arkansas Underclass Trials
Jun 15, 2021
Blast - Hitting
20.3
Hand Speed (max)
19.3
Hand Speed (avg)
59.7
Bat Speed (max)
58.4
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency

Pitching

2023
2022
2021
Fastball
Velocity Max
83.3
Fastball
Velocity Avg
81.6
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
2026
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
24.8
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
70.5
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
1895
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
71.7
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1421
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
Slider
Velocity Avg
71.4
Slider
Spin Rate Avg
2118
Slider
Total Movement Avg
Fastball
Velocity Max
82.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
80.3
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
1845
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
23.0
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
71.2
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
1871
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
73.8
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1783
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
Fastball
Velocity Max
78.5
Fastball
Velocity Avg
75.7
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
1724
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
22.8
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
64.8
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
1715
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
68.8
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1357
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
Top Prospect Games: Upperclass (Invite-Only)
Jun 13, 2023
Trackman - Fastball
83.0
Velocity (max)
81.2 - 82.9
Velo Range
79.8
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,203
Spin Rate (max)
2,093
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Spin Efficiency % (avg)
Trackman - Curveball
73.6
Velocity (max)
70.2 - 72.9
Velo Range
69.2
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,859
Spin Rate (max)
1,825
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Spin Efficiency % (avg)
Trackman - Slider
71.4
Velocity (max)
68.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,118
Spin Rate (max)
2,118
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Spin Efficiency % (avg)
Trackman - ChangeUp
74.3
Velocity (max)
72.9
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,822
Spin Rate (max)
1,822
Spin Rate (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Spin Efficiency % (avg)
Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 18, 2023
Trackman - Fastball
83.3
Velocity (max)
79.6 - 82.8
Velo Range
82.9
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,139
Spin Rate (max)
1,964
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Spin Efficiency % (avg)
Trackman - Curveball
71.8
Velocity (max)
68.2 - 71.2
Velo Range
70.7
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,062
Spin Rate (max)
1,953
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Spin Efficiency % (avg)
Trackman - ChangeUp
72.0
Velocity (max)
70.4 - 71.9
Velo Range
72.7
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,578
Spin Rate (max)
1,341
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Spin Efficiency % (avg)
Top Prospect Games: Underclass (Invite-Only)
Jun 14, 2022
Trackman - Fastball
82.0
Velocity (max)
79.1 - 81.5
Velo Range
76.2
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,986
Spin Rate (max)
1,845
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
74.6
Velocity (max)
69.3 - 73.3
Velo Range
66.0
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,023
Spin Rate (max)
1,871
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
73.8
Velocity (max)
69.3
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,783
Spin Rate (max)
1,783
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Central Arkansas Underclass Trials
Jun 15, 2021
Trackman - Fastball
78.5
Velocity (max)
76.1 - 77.9
Velo Range
76.1
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,950
Spin Rate (max)
1,753
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
67.1
Velocity (max)
63.1 - 66.8
Velo Range
63.4
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,807
Spin Rate (max)
1,715
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
69.5
Velocity (max)
68.0 - 69.5
Velo Range
68.4
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,414
Spin Rate (max)
1,357
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %

Pitch Scores

2023
Fastball
Hop+
Fastball
Sink+
Fastball
Rise+
Curveball
Hammer+
Curveball
Sweep+
Top Prospect Games: Upperclass (Invite-Only)
Jun 13, 2023
Pitch Scores - Fastball
Hop+
Rise+
Sink+
Pitch Scores - Curveball
Hammer+
Sweep+

Pitching Velos

2023
2022
2021
Fastball
Velocity Max
83.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
81.0
Curveball
Velocity Avg
71.5
Changeup
Velocity Avg
74.0
Slider
Velocity Avg
71.0
Fastball
Velocity Max
81.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
79.0
Curveball
Velocity Avg
67.5
Changeup
Velocity Avg
71.0
Fastball
Velocity Max
80.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
77.3
Curveball
Velocity Avg
64.7
Changeup
Velocity Avg
70.5
PBR Classic
Jun 16, 2023
Pitching
83
Max FB
77 - 83
FB
Top Prospect Games: Upperclass (Invite-Only)
Jun 13, 2023
Pitching
83
Max FB
81 - 83
FB
70 - 73
CB
74 - 74
CH
71 - 71
SL
15U National Championship
Jul 7, 2022
Pitching
81
Max FB
76 - 81
FB
65 - 70
CB
71 - 71
CH
PBR Classic
Jun 17, 2022
Pitching
81
Max FB
78 - 81
FB
65 - 67
CB
2021 Junior Future Games
Jul 28, 2021
Pitching
80
Max FB
77 - 79
FB
62 - 65
CB
71 - 74
CH
2021 Arkansas PBR JFG
Jul 28, 2021
Pitching
79
Max FB
75 - 79
FB
64 - 67
CB
70 - 72
CH
Central Arkansas Underclass Trials
Jun 15, 2021
Pitching
78
Max FB
76 - 78
FB
63 - 67
CB
67 - 69
CH

Game Performance

2024
2023
2022
10 Yard Dash
1.73
30 Yard Dash
3.92
60 Yard Dash
6.99
Top Speed (MPH)
Vertical Jump
10 Yard Dash
1.71
30 Yard Dash
3.89
60 Yard Dash
6.99
Top Speed (MPH)
RSi
Vertical Jump
10 Yard Dash
1.85
30 Yard Dash
4.04
60 Yard Dash
7.24
Top Speed (MPH)
RSi
Vertical Jump
Top Prospect Games: Upperclass (Invite-Only)
Jun 13, 2023
Swift
1.73
10-yd
3.92
30-yd
6.99
60-yd
20.0
Run speed (max)
0.74
RSi (max)
0.74
RSi (avg)
1,249
Jump Power (max)
22.3
Jump Height (max)
22.3
Jump Height (avg)
Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 18, 2023
Swift
1.71
10-yd
3.89
30-yd
7.04
60-yd
19.5
Run speed (max)
Top Prospect Games: Underclass (Invite-Only)
Jun 14, 2022
Swift
1.85
10-yd
4.04
30-yd
7.24
60-yd
19.2
Run speed (max)
8.3
Run Speed (avg)
1.34
RSi (max)
1.34
RSi (avg)
1,276
Jump Power (max)
22.8
Jump Height (max)
22.7
Jump Height (avg)

Visual Edge

2023
2022
Edge Score
77.52
Edge Score
55.06

Pitch Ai

Notes

Comments

6/14/22

Ford Raffo, Nettleton (AR), 2025
Positional Profile: SS
Body: 6-2, 168-pounds. Physical frame with more strength to add
Hit: RHH. Preset back short stride back knee leverages to front leg Uphill to contact with strength at impact
Power: 87.5 max exit velocity, averaged 78.8 mph. 333’ max distance. pull side power with gap to gap approach
Arm: RH.  INF - 81 mph.  short high 3/4 slot with easy swing
Defense: active feet glove presents early funnel to midline carry to throw
Run: 7.24 runner in the 60. 

Delivery: controlled clean delivery loads backside with clean foot strike
Arm Action: RH. arm swing easy high 3/4 short arm swing in back
FB: T82, 79.1-81.5 mph. sink with occ early arm side run T1986, 1844 average rpm.
CB: 69.3-73.3 mph. downer type with swing and miss potential T2023, 1870 average rpm.
CH:  mph. fb arm speed with fade to arm side. T1782, 1782 average rpm.

6/15/21

Player Spotlight

Ford Raffo: SS/RHP, (2025) Nettleton, AR. 6-foot, 160-pound projectable solid frame. Fluid in the box, Raffo recorded an exit velocity of 81 mph. Began in a tall stance with a smooth controlled load, then used a toe tap. Bat speed was average, displayed a short rotational swing plane and high finish. In his round he found multiple barrels with some loud contact. Gap to gap approach. Smooth while in the infield, made throws at velocities up to 75 mph; has sure consistent hands, a quick clean exchange, and athletic rhythmic feet. Laterally, movements were athletic and fielded the ball out front. Used a quick arm action and a high ¾ slot while showing consistent accuracy to the base. During the event, clocked a 60 time of 7.63. On the mound, had a short arm action and a high ¾ arm angle with quick arm speed. Feel type pitcher and uses easy effort. Displays even shoulders and an athletic balance point. Lands square with a clean finish. Sat with his fastball at 76-78 mph; showed late action and consistent command with straight movement. His 11/5 curveball (63-67) shows gradual action and low in the zone command. Had arm side control and fading action on his straight changeup (67-69).

Scout Evaluation

Ford Raffo, Nettleton, 2025, AR

Position: SS/RHP

Body: 6-foot, 160-pound projectable  solid frame.

Hit: (RHH) Began in a tall stance with a smooth controlled load, then used a toe tap. Average bat speed. High finish, short rotational swing. Gap to gap approach.

Power: 81 mph exit velocity, average 71.97 mph. 58.38 mph bat speed average. 19.32 mph hand speed average.

Defense:  (IF) Sure consistent hands, athletic rhythmic footwork, quick clean exchange. Smooth.  Movements laterally were athletic and he fields the ball out front.

Arm: 75 mph infield velocity. Quick arm action, high ¾ slot, consistent accuracy.

Speed: 7.63 (60-yard).

Pitching: Feel delivery, easy effort. High ¾ arm angle, quick arm speed, short arm action. Athletic balance point, even shoulders, lands square, a clean finish.

FB: T78. 76-78 mph. (Max spin 1949;  Avg 1752). Consistent accuracy, late action, straight movement.

CB: 63-67 mph. Low in the zone control, gradual action, 11/5 shape. (Max spin 1806; Avg 1715).

CH: 67-69 mph. Arm side command, fading action, straight movement.

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