Matthew Guffey
Matthew Guffey
Matthew Guffey
Matthew Guffey
Matthew Guffey
Matthew Guffey
Matthew Guffey

CLASS OF 2023

SS
RHP

Matthew
Guffey

Salem (HS) • AR
6-2 • 175LBS • R/R
Travel Team: Arkansas Sticks
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Best Of Stats

Hitting
22.7
Hand Speed (max)
6/23/21
69.3
Bat Speed (max)
10/23/21
19.8
Rot. Acc (max)
6/23/21
-
Hard Hit %
Power
89.3
Exit Velocity (max)
1/30/21
85.2
Exit Velocity (avg)
6/23/21
291
Distance (max)
10/23/21
82
Sweet Spot %
6/23/21
Run
6.8
60-yard
6/09/20
-
30-yd
-
10-yd
-
Run speed (max)
Defense
84
INF Velo
1/30/21
87
OF Velo
1/30/21
-
C Velo
-
Pop Time
Pitching

Fastball

79.9
Velocity (max)
2/12/22
78 - 79.4
Velo Range
2/12/22
1996
Spin Rate (avg)
2/12/22

Changeup

76.9 - 78
Velo Range
2/12/22
1698
Spin Rate (avg)
2/12/22

Curveball

65.5 - 68.4
Velo Range
2/12/22
1946
Spin Rate (avg)
2/12/22

Positional Tools

2022
2021
2020
2019
60 Yard Dash
7.08
Infield Velocity
82.0
Outfield Velocity
84.0
Power / Speed Score
12.3
60 Yard Dash
6.95
Home to First
4.66
Infield Velocity
84.0
Outfield Velocity
87.0
Power / Speed Score
12.8
60 Yard Dash
6.80
Infield Velocity
79.0
Power / Speed Score
12.5
60 Yard Dash
7.12
Infield Velocity
72.0
Power / Speed Score
11.1
Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 12, 2022
Position
7.08
60-yard
82
INF Velo
84
OF Velo
87
Exit Velo
2021 Natural State Games (Invite-Only)
Oct 23, 2021
Position
7.18
60-yard
80
INF Velo
82
Exit Velo
2021 PBR Future Games (Arkansas Invite)
Jul 28, 2021
Position
7.07
60-yard
81
INF Velo
84
OF Velo
2021 Future Games
Jul 28, 2021
Position
7.07
60-yard
84
OF Velo
81.00
H-1st
Underclass Games (Invite-Only)
Jun 23, 2021
Position
6.95
60-yard
82
INF Velo
89
Exit Velo
Arkansas Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 20, 2021
Position
83
INF Velo
84
OF Velo
87
Exit Velo
Northeast Arkansas Preseason I.D.
Jan 30, 2021
Position
84
INF Velo
87
OF Velo
4.66
H-1st
East Arkansas Underclass Trials
Jun 9, 2020
Position
6.80
60-yard
79
INF Velo
83
Exit Velo
Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 22, 2020
Position
7.22
60-yard
72
INF Velo
76
Exit Velo
East Arkansas Junior Future Games Trials
Jun 18, 2019
Position
7.12
60-yard
72
INF Velo
79
Exit Velo

Hitting

2022
2021
2020
Exit Velocity Max
87.1
Exit Velocity Avg
80.6
Distance Max
253
Distance Avg
122
Launch Angle Avg
9.4
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
89.3
Exit Velocity Avg
78.5
Distance Max
291
Distance Avg
186
Launch Angle Avg
20.0
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
85.0
Exit Velocity Avg
80.3
Distance Max
212
Distance Avg
67
Launch Angle Avg
-0.4
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 12, 2022
Trackman - Hitting
87.1
Exit Velocity (max)
80.6
Exit Velocity (avg)
122
Distance (avg)
253
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
2021 Natural State Games (Invite-Only)
Oct 23, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
82.5
Exit Velocity (max)
66.3
Exit Velocity (avg)
187
Distance (avg)
291
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
AR/TX/MO/LA Workout Pod
Jul 28, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
88.8
Exit Velocity (max)
81.9
Exit Velocity (avg)
175
Distance (avg)
290
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
2021 Future Games
Jul 28, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
88.8
Exit Velocity (max)
81.9
Exit Velocity (avg)
175
Distance (avg)
290
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Underclass Games (Invite-Only)
Jun 23, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
89.0
Exit Velocity (max)
85.2
Exit Velocity (avg)
209
Distance (avg)
271
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Arkansas Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 20, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
87.9
Exit Velocity (max)
78.9
Exit Velocity (avg)
214
Distance (avg)
290
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Northeast Arkansas Preseason I.D.
Jan 30, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
89.3
Exit Velocity (max)
80.2
Exit Velocity (avg)
144
Distance (avg)
282
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
East Arkansas Underclass Trials
Jun 9, 2020
Trackman - Hitting
85.0
Exit Velocity (max)
80.3
Exit Velocity (avg)
67
Distance (avg)
212
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %

Hitting

2022
2021
Hand Speed Max
20.8
Hand Speed Avg
20.3
Bat Speed Max
66.5
Bat Speed Avg
65.6
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Hand Speed Max
22.7
Hand Speed Avg
19.8
Bat Speed Max
69.3
Bat Speed Avg
66.6
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 12, 2022
Blast - Hitting
20.8
Hand Speed (max)
20.3
Hand Speed (avg)
66.5
Bat Speed (max)
65.6
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
2021 Natural State Games (Invite-Only)
Oct 23, 2021
Blast - Hitting
22.4
Hand Speed (max)
20.6
Hand Speed (avg)
69.3
Bat Speed (max)
67.7
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
AR/TX/MO/LA Workout Pod
Jul 28, 2021
Blast - Hitting
20.4
Hand Speed (max)
19.7
Hand Speed (avg)
67.4
Bat Speed (max)
66.3
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
2021 Future Games
Jul 28, 2021
Blast - Hitting
20.4
Hand Speed (max)
19.7
Hand Speed (avg)
67.4
Bat Speed (max)
66.3
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Underclass Games (Invite-Only)
Jun 23, 2021
Blast - Hitting
22.7
Hand Speed (max)
21.9
Hand Speed (avg)
65.9
Bat Speed (max)
64.4
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Arkansas Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 20, 2021
Blast - Hitting
20.1
Hand Speed (max)
18.9
Hand Speed (avg)
68.8
Bat Speed (max)
67.2
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Northeast Arkansas Preseason I.D.
Jan 30, 2021
Blast - Hitting
20.1
Hand Speed (max)
19.1
Hand Speed (avg)
68.7
Bat Speed (max)
66.8
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
East Arkansas Underclass Trials
Jun 9, 2020
Blast - Hitting
19.8
Hand Speed (max)
18.6
Hand Speed (avg)
60.0
Bat Speed (max)
57.7
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)

Pitching

2022
2020
Fastball
Velocity Max
79.9
Fastball
Velocity Avg
78.7
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
1996
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
25.4
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
67.0
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
1946
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
77.5
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1698
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
Fastball
Velocity Max
75.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
73.3
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
1887
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
25.7
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
60.0
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
1738
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
66.3
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1617
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 12, 2022
Trackman - Fastball
79.9
Velocity (max)
78.0 - 79.4
Velo Range
78.0
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,045
Spin Rate (max)
1,996
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
68.9
Velocity (max)
65.5 - 68.4
Velo Range
64.2
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,011
Spin Rate (max)
1,946
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - ChangeUp
78.2
Velocity (max)
76.9 - 78.0
Velo Range
76.1
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,774
Spin Rate (max)
1,698
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
East Arkansas Underclass Trials
Jun 9, 2020
Trackman - Fastball
75.0
Velocity (max)
72.5 - 74.2
Velo Range
74.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,952
Spin Rate (max)
1,887
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
60.8
Velocity (max)
59.6 - 60.6
Velo Range
60.1
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,778
Spin Rate (max)
1,738
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
67.9
Velocity (max)
65.0 - 67.8
Velo Range
65.2
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,662
Spin Rate (max)
1,617
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %

Pitch Scores

Pitching Velos

2022
2020
2019
Fastball
Velocity Max
79.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
78.0
Curveball
Velocity Avg
66.5
Changeup
Velocity Avg
77.0
Fastball
Velocity Max
75.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
73.2
Curveball
Velocity Avg
60.8
Changeup
Velocity Avg
66.2
Fastball
Velocity Max
73.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
71.5
Curveball
Velocity Avg
58.5
Changeup
Velocity Avg
65.5
Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 12, 2022
Pitching
79
Max FB
77 - 79
FB
65 - 68
CB
76 - 78
CH
East Arkansas Underclass Trials
Jun 9, 2020
Pitching
75
Max FB
72 - 75
FB
59 - 60
CB
65 - 67
CH
Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 22, 2020
Pitching
74
Max FB
72 - 74
FB
61 - 63
CB
65 - 68
CH
East Arkansas Junior Future Games Trials
Jun 18, 2019
Pitching
73
Max FB
70 - 73
FB
57 - 60
CB
64 - 67
CH

Game Performance

Visual Edge

2021
Edge Score
68.44
2021 Future Games
Jul 28, 2021
Visual Skills
68.44
Edge Score

Pitch Ai

Notes

Comments

2/12/22

Player Spotlight

Matthew Guffey: SS/2B, (2023) Salem, AR. 6-foot-1, 150-pound proportional projectable frame. Advanced at the plate, the right-handed hitter's best exit velocity was 87 mph. (65.6 mph bat speed average). (20.3 mph hand speed average). Begins in a balanced quiet stance with a smooth rhythmic load, then uses a controlled small stride. Bat speed was efficient present, used a short simple swing plane and good extension on his balanced finish. Found lots of barrels with some loud contact. Line drive gap to gap approach. Above average while in the infield, recorded position velocities up to 82 mph; has rhythmic in control feet, sure consistent hands, and a quick fluid exchange. Capable from the outfield, his best throws to the bases were registered at 84 mph; had rhythmic fluid footwork, sure hands, and a natural exchange. Laterally, movements were athletic and fielded the ball out front. From clean slot, showed consistent accuracy to the bag with a quick consistent arm action. Clocked a time of 7.08 in the 60-yard dash. Capable on the mound, used a high ¾ arm angle and a short compact arm action while showing consistent arm speed. Up-tempo type pitcher and shows some effort. Displays even in line shoulders and an athletic balance point. Lands square with a clean balanced finish. Produced a fastball that came in at 77-79 mph; showed some sinking action and command around the zone. (Max spin 2044; Avg 1996). Throws a 11/5 curveball (65-68) with control around the zone and gradual slurvey action. (Max spin 2011; Avg 1945). His changeup (76-78) shows deceiving action and feel arm side command.

Scout Evaluation

Matthew Guffey, Salem, 2023, AR

Position: SS/2B

Body: 6-foot-1, 150-pound proportional projectable frame.

Hit: (RHH) Advanced. Begins in a balanced quiet stance with a smooth rhythmic load, then uses a controlled small stride. Efficient present bat speed. Good extension on his balanced finish, short simple swing. Line drive gap to gap approach.

Power: 87 mph exit velocity, average 80.6 mph. 65.6 mph bat speed average. 20.3 mph hand speed average.

Defense:  (IF) Sure consistent hands, rhythmic in control footwork, quick fluid exchange. Above average. (OF) Sure hands, rhythmic fluid footwork, natural exchange. Capable.  Movements laterally were athletic and he fields the ball out front.

Arm: 82 mph infield velocity. 84 mph outfield velocity. Quick consistent arm action, clean slot, consistent accuracy.

Speed: 7.08 (60-yard).

Pitching: Capable. Up-tempo delivery, some effort. High ¾ arm angle, consistent arm speed, short compact arm action. Athletic balance point, even in line shoulders, lands square, a clean balanced finish.

FB: T79. 77-79 mph. (Max spin 2044;  Avg 1996). Around the zone accuracy, some sinking action.

CB: 65-68 mph. Around the zone command, gradual slurvey action, 11/5 shape. (Max spin 2011; Avg 1945).

CH: 76-78 mph. Feel arm side control, deceiving action.

10/23/21

Player Spotlight

Matthew Guffey: SS/OF, (2023) Salem, AR. 6-foot-2, 165-pound proportional projectable frame. Athletic above average in the box, Guffey had a max exit velocity of 82 mph. (67.65 mph bat speed average). (20.59 mph hand speed average). Starts in a balanced athletic stance with a controlled compact load, then uses a short quick stride. Bat speed is average present, exhibits a flat level swing plane and level good extension on his finish. Was able to create a lot of loud contact and found lots of barrels. Line drive base hit approach. Athletic advanced in the infield, displayed a velocity of 80 mph; had a quick clean exchange, consistent rhythmic footwork, and soft sure hands. Fielded the ball out front with quick athletic movement laterally. Consistent accuracy to the bag, used a short quick arm action with clean slot. Recorded a 60 time of 7.18 at the event.  (Max spin ; Avg ).

Scout Evaluation

Matthew Guffey, Salem, 2023, AR

Position: SS/OF

Body: 6-foot-2, 165-pound proportional projectable frame.

Hit: (RHH) Athletic above average. Started in a balanced athletic stance with a controlled compact load, then used a short quick stride. Average present bat speed. Level good extension on his finish, flat level swing. Line drive base hit approach.

Power: 82 mph exit velocity, average 66.35 mph. 67.65 mph bat speed average. 20.59 mph hand speed average.

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

Arm: 80 mph infield velocity. Short quick arm action, clean slot, consistent accuracy.

Speed: 7.18 (60-yard).

6/23/21

Player Spotlight

Matthew Guffey: SS/OF, (2023) Brookland, AR. 6-foot-2, 160-pound lean projectable frame. Above average in the box, Guffey's best exit velocity was 89 mph. Starts in a tall quiet stance with a smooth controlled load, then uses a small leg kick. Had quick bat speed, short upward swing plane and good extension on his finish. Was able to create loud contact and found lots of barrels. Gap to gap approach. Smooth while in the infield, made throws up to 82 mph; has a quick clean exchange, soft sure hands, and athletic rhythmic feet. Laterally, movements were athletic and fielded the ball out front. Used a short arm action and a high ¾ slot while showing consistent accuracy to the bag. Showed off his speed at the event, running a swift 6.95 60-yard dash.

Scout Evaluation

Matthew Guffey, Brookland, 2023, AR

Position: SS/OF

Body: 6-foot-2, 160-pound lean  projectable frame.

Hit: (RHH) Begins in a tall quiet stance with a smooth controlled load, then uses a small leg kick. Quick bat speed. Good extension on his finish, short upward swing. Gap to gap approach.

Power: 89 mph exit velocity, average 85.22 mph. 64.39 mph bat speed average. 21.88 mph hand speed average.

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

Arm: 82 mph infield velocity. Short arm action, high ¾ slot, consistent accuracy.

Speed: 6.95 (60-yard).

2/20/21

Player Spotlight 

Matthew Guffey: SS/OF, (2023) Salem, AR. 6-foot-2, 160-pound projectable frame. Starts in an open stance with a controlled compact load, then uses a leg kick. Bat speed was above average, showed a short uphill swing plane and high finish. Found lots of barrels with loud contact. Gap to gap approach. Smooth in the box, the right-handed hitter's best exit velocity was 87 mph. Advanced while in the infield, made throws up to 83 mph; has soft sure hands, a quick clean exchange, and athletic rhythmic feet. Above average his best position velocity in the outfield was registered at 84 mph; shows a clean exchange, athletic consistent feet, and soft hands. Laterally, movements were athletic and fielded the ball one hand. Consistent accuracy to the bases, used a high ¾ slot with a loose arm action. 

Scout Evaluation 

Matthew Guffey, Salem, 2023, AR

Position: SS/OF

Body: 6-foot-2, 160-pound projectable frame.

Hit: (RHH) Started in an open stance with a controlled compact load, then used a leg kick. Above average bat speed. High finish, short uphill swing. Gap to gap approach. 

Power: 87 mph exit velocity. 

Defense:  (IF) Soft sure hands, athletic rhythmic footwork, quick clean exchange. Advanced. (OF) Soft hands, athletic consistent footwork, clean exchange. Above average.  Fielded the ball one hand with athletic movement laterally. 

Arm: 83 mph infield velocity. 84 mph outfield velocity. Loose arm action, high ¾ slot, consistent accuracy. 


1/30/21

6-foot-2, 160-Pound frame, athletic frame with length to levers, ran a 4.66 home to 1st, Offensively;Even set, leg lift to stride, backside leverages to contact, barrel cocked at foot strike, short stroke, flat swing, uphill finish, repeats swing, line drive approach,  89 mph exit velo, Defensively; Outfield: attacks ball fields outside, left foot, funnel across, long arm swing above average carry,87 mph arm strength, Infield: athletic actions, fingers down to field, high funnel, short stroke, above average carry, 84 mph arm strength.

6/09/20

6-Foot-1, 150-Pound frame, lean body with projection to frame, ran a 6.80, Offensively; simple set, leg lift to stride, barrel rhythm, back knee works underneath to hit, short stroke, slight recoil to clear hands, extension to middle, simple line drive approach, repeats swing, 83 mph exit velo, Defensively; athletic actions, fingers down to field, funnel to midline glove pat to throw, average carry with pure stroke,  79 mph arm strength

Pitching: over the top slot, quick arm speed, long arm action, good balance point, some effort to delivery, tall and fall type delivery, choppy rhythm at times, jump to release, head lean to clear arm swing, arch backside at balance, open toe land, fastball 72-75 mph, straight with slight action, some ride at top, curveball 59-60 mph, 11-5 shape, early action, gradual break, rolls out of hand to release, fastball arm speed, threw in zone, change up 65-67 mph, fastball arm speed, straight action, slight push to release, threw in zone.

2/22/20

Matthew Guffey: SS/RHP, (2023) Salem, AR. 6-foot-1, 145-pound projectable frame. During the event, he ran the 60-yard dash in 7.22. In the box, the right-handed hitter clocked an exit velocity of 76 mph. Began in a balanced stance, had a wrapping load and used a leg kick before his swing. Showed a flat swing plane. Pull side approach. In the infield, made throws at velocities up to 72 mph; has soft hands and smooth footwork. Had an-over-the-top slot with long arm action. 

Positional_Profile: SS/RHP

Body: 6-foot-1, 145-pound projectable frame

Hit: RHH. Balanced stance, wrapping load, leg kick stride. Flat swing. 

Power: 76  mph exit velocity.  pull side approach. 

Defense: 72 infield velocity. Soft hands, smooth footwork. 

Arm: RH. Long arm action, an-over-the-top slot. 

Pitching: High ¾ slot, quick arm, long arm action, good balance point, some effort to delivery, smooth rhythm, open toe land, small stab at hand break out of glove, repeats delivery, fastball 72-74 mph, arm side run for strikes, curveball 61-63 mph, 11-5 shape, early action with gradual break, fastball arm speed, change up 65-68 mph, fastball arm speed, arm side run at plate, controlled zone with feel. 

FB: T74. 72-74 mph. 

CB: 61-63 mph. 

CH: 65-68 mph.

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