Slade Caldwell
Slade Caldwell
Slade Caldwell
Slade Caldwell
Slade Caldwell

CLASS OF 2024

OF
LHP

Slade
Caldwell

Valley View (HS) • AR
5-8 • 168LBS • L/L
Travel Team: BPA
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Best Of Stats

Hitting
24.3
Hand Speed (max)
2/12/22
75.7
Bat Speed (max)
2/12/22
22
Rot. Acc (max)
6/01/22
-
Hard Hit %
Power
97.3
Exit Velocity (max)
6/01/22
89.4
Exit Velocity (avg)
2/12/22
363
Distance (max)
6/01/22
62
Sweet Spot %
2/20/21
Run
6.5
60-yard
6/09/20
-
30-yd
-
10-yd
-
Run speed (max)
Defense
-
INF Velo
87
OF Velo
2/12/22
-
C Velo
-
Pop Time
Pitching

Fastball

83.5
Velocity (max)
6/01/22
81.4 - 83
Velo Range
6/01/22
1970
Spin Rate (avg)
2/20/21

Changeup

77.4 - 78
Velo Range
6/01/22
1860
Spin Rate (avg)
6/01/22

Curveball

71.1 - 72.1
Velo Range
6/01/22
2235
Spin Rate (avg)
6/01/22

Positional Tools

2022
2021
2020
2019
60 Yard Dash
6.60
Outfield Velocity
87.0
Power / Speed Score
14.7
Outfield Velocity
83.0
60 Yard Dash
6.50
Outfield Velocity
80.0
Power / Speed Score
13.9
60 Yard Dash
7.55
Outfield Velocity
63.0
Power / Speed Score
10.6
Max Velocity Scout Day
Jun 1, 2022
Position
6.60
60-yard
83
OF Velo
Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 12, 2022
Position
6.62
60-yard
87
OF Velo
96
Exit Velo
PBR Junior Future Games
Jul 29, 2020
Position
6.86
60-yard
80
OF Velo
82
Exit Velo
Underclass Games (Invite Only)
Jun 23, 2020
Position
6.70
60-yard
71
OF Velo
83
Exit Velo
East Arkansas Underclass Trials
Jun 9, 2020
Position
6.50
60-yard
78
OF Velo
84
Exit Velo
East Arkansas Preseason I.D.
Jan 18, 2020
Position
7.30
60-yard
72
OF Velo
84
Exit Velo
Junior Future Games
Aug 3, 2019
Position
7.55
60-yard
63
OF Velo
80
Exit Velo

Hitting

2022
2021
2020
Exit Velocity Max
97.3
Exit Velocity Avg
86.9
Distance Max
363
Distance Avg
205
Launch Angle Avg
19.7
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
91.9
Exit Velocity Avg
87.4
Distance Max
310
Distance Avg
194
Launch Angle Avg
16.2
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
90.3
Exit Velocity Avg
82.8
Distance Max
327
Distance Avg
163
Launch Angle Avg
15.4
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Max Velocity Scout Day
Jun 1, 2022
Trackman - Hitting
97.3
Exit Velocity (max)
83.8
Exit Velocity (avg)
280
Distance (avg)
363
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 12, 2022
Trackman - Hitting
96.7
Exit Velocity (max)
89.4
Exit Velocity (avg)
144
Distance (avg)
318
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Arkansas Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 20, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
91.9
Exit Velocity (max)
87.4
Exit Velocity (avg)
194
Distance (avg)
310
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Underclass Games (Invite Only)
Jun 23, 2020
Trackman - Hitting
87.5
Exit Velocity (max)
82.3
Exit Velocity (avg)
192
Distance (avg)
327
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
East Arkansas Underclass Trials
Jun 9, 2020
Trackman - Hitting
90.3
Exit Velocity (max)
83.2
Exit Velocity (avg)
142
Distance (avg)
312
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %

Hitting

2022
2021
Hand Speed Max
24.3
Hand Speed Avg
22.6
Bat Speed Max
75.7
Bat Speed Avg
70.9
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Hand Speed Max
22.5
Hand Speed Avg
21.3
Bat Speed Max
68.2
Bat Speed Avg
65.0
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Max Velocity Scout Day
Jun 1, 2022
Blast - Hitting
23.9
Hand Speed (max)
22.5
Hand Speed (avg)
75.6
Bat Speed (max)
71.3
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 12, 2022
Blast - Hitting
24.3
Hand Speed (max)
22.7
Hand Speed (avg)
75.7
Bat Speed (max)
70.4
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
22.5
Hand Speed (max)
21.3
Hand Speed (avg)
68.2
Bat Speed (max)
65.0
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Underclass Games (Invite Only)
Jun 23, 2020
Blast - Hitting
21.1
Hand Speed (max)
19.9
Hand Speed (avg)
75.8
Bat Speed (max)
67.8
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)

Pitching

2022
2021
2020
Fastball
Velocity Max
83.5
Fastball
Velocity Avg
81.3
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
1912
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
23.5
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
70.2
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
2190
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
76.4
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1678
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
Fastball
Velocity Max
79.9
Fastball
Velocity Avg
78.9
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
1970
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
25.0
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
71.2
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
2001
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
73.5
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1666
Fastball
Velocity Max
75.3
Fastball
Velocity Avg
72.0
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
1652
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
22.9
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
65.8
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
1968
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
69.8
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1439
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
Max Velocity Scout Day
Jun 1, 2022
Trackman - Fastball
83.5
Velocity (max)
81.4 - 83.0
Velo Range
81.0
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,156
Spin Rate (max)
1,919
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
72.1
Velocity (max)
71.1 - 72.1
Velo Range
69.7
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,304
Spin Rate (max)
2,235
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
78.1
Velocity (max)
77.4 - 78.0
Velo Range
77.0
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,964
Spin Rate (max)
1,860
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 12, 2022
Trackman - Fastball
81.6
Velocity (max)
79.6 - 80.9
Velo Range
84.4
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,045
Spin Rate (max)
1,904
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
69.5
Velocity (max)
67.8 - 69.5
Velo Range
71.3
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,221
Spin Rate (max)
2,146
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
75.3
Velocity (max)
75.0 - 75.3
Velo Range
79.3
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,532
Spin Rate (max)
1,496
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Arkansas Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 20, 2021
Trackman - Fastball
79.9
Velocity (max)
78.3 - 79.5
Velo Range
89.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,082
Spin Rate (max)
1,970
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
71.7
Velocity (max)
70.8 - 71.5
Velo Range
79.8
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,024
Spin Rate (max)
2,001
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
74.0
Velocity (max)
72.9 - 74.0
Velo Range
84.1
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,725
Spin Rate (max)
1,666
Spin Rate (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Underclass Games (Invite Only)
Jun 23, 2020
Trackman - Fastball
72.7
Velocity (max)
70.0 - 72.1
Velo Range
65.5
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,882
Spin Rate (max)
1,639
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
68.0
Velocity (max)
64.3 - 67.1
Velo Range
60.1
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,047
Spin Rate (max)
1,919
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
67.6
Velocity (max)
66.3 - 67.6
Velo Range
61.3
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,825
Spin Rate (max)
1,543
Spin Rate (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
East Arkansas Underclass Trials
Jun 9, 2020
Trackman - Fastball
75.3
Velocity (max)
73.9 - 74.9
Velo Range
73.5
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,815
Spin Rate (max)
1,687
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)
65.1 - 67.0
Velo Range
62.8
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,131
Spin Rate (max)
2,065
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
72.3
Velocity (max)
70.0 - 71.9
Velo Range
1,484
Spin Rate (max)
1,398
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %

Pitch Scores

Pitching Velos

2022
2021
2020
Fastball
Velocity Max
81.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
80.0
Curveball
Velocity Avg
68.0
Changeup
Velocity Avg
75.0
Fastball
Velocity Max
79.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
78.0
Curveball
Velocity Avg
70.5
Changeup
Velocity Avg
73.0
Fastball
Velocity Max
77.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
73.3
Curveball
Velocity Avg
65.8
Changeup
Velocity Avg
70.5
Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 12, 2022
Pitching
81
Max FB
79 - 81
FB
67 - 69
CB
75 - 75
CH
Arkansas Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 20, 2021
Pitching
79
Max FB
77 - 79
FB
70 - 71
CB
72 - 74
CH
Underclass Games (Invite Only)
Jun 23, 2020
Pitching
72
Max FB
70 - 72
FB
64 - 67
CB
East Arkansas Underclass Trials
Jun 9, 2020
Pitching
75
Max FB
73 - 75
FB
65 - 67
CB
69 - 72
CH

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2/12/22

Player Spotlight

Slade Caldwell: OF/LHP, (2024) Valley View, AR. Mississippi Commit, 5-foot-8, 162-pound mature strong frame. Athletic advanced during batting practice, the left-handed hitter had an exit velocity of 96 mph. (70.4 mph bat speed average). (22.7 mph hand speed average). Begins in an open athletic stance with a smooth compact load, then uses a controlled small leg kick. Has a short simple swing plane, explosive electric bat speed and good extension on his balanced finish. Through his round he found lots of barrels with tons of loud contact. Gap to gap aggressive approach. From the outfield, he displayed a position velocity of 87 mph. The athletic recruit showcased his speed with a sub-seven 60 time of 6.62. Above average on the mound, showed quick above average arm speed with a short quick arm action and a high ¾ arm angle. Up-tempo type pitcher who shows high effort. Showed consistent athletic balance point and even in line shoulders. Lands square with an athletic balanced finish. Produced a fastball that came in at 79-81 mph; has a straight heavy fastball that showed command around the zone and tilt late action. (Max spin 2044; Avg 1903). Throws a 2/8 heavy curveball (67-69) that has down in the zone command and swing and miss late action. (Max spin 2220; Avg 2146). Has a heavy changeup (75-75) that shows slight action and sporadic around the zone command.

Scout Evaluation

Slade Caldwell, Valley View, 2024, AR

Position: OF/LHP

Body: 5-foot-8, 162-pound mature strong frame.

Hit: (LHH) Athletic advanced. Began in an open athletic stance with a smooth compact load, then used a controlled small leg kick. Explosive electric bat speed. Good extension on his balanced finish, short simple swing. Gap to gap aggressive approach.

Power: 96 mph exit velocity, average 89.4 mph. 70.4 mph bat speed average. 22.7 mph hand speed average.

Arm: 87 mph outfield velocity.

Speed: 6.62 (60-yard).

Pitching: Above average. Up-tempo delivery, high effort. High ¾ arm angle, quick above average arm speed, short quick arm action. Consistent athletic balance point, even in line shoulders, lands square, an athletic balanced finish.

FB: T81. 79-81 mph. (Max spin 2044;  Avg 1903). Around the zone accuracy, tilt late action, straight heavy movement.

CB: 67-69 mph. Down in the zone command, swing and miss late action, 2/8 heavy movement. (Max spin 2220; Avg 2146).

CH: 75-75 mph. Sporadic around the zone control, slight action, heavy movement.

2/20/21

Player Spotlight 

Slade Caldwell: OF/LHP, (2024) Valley View, AR. Mississippi Commit, 5-foot-8, 154-pound athletic frame. Begins in an open stance with a smooth compact load, then uses a controlled stride. Bat speed was explosive, showed a short simple swing plane and high finish. He found lots of barrels with tons of loud contact. Gap to gap approach. Advanced in the box, the left-handed hitter clocked an exit velocity of 91 mph. Athletic from the outfield, he displayed a position velocity of 83 mph; has sure hands, athletic quick feet, and a natural exchange. Movements laterally were athletic and he fields the ball one hand. Used a high ¾ slot with a long arm action while showing consistent accuracy to the base. Fluid on the mound, used a high ¾ arm angle with a loose arm action while showing quick arm speed. Up-tempo type pitcher and uses some effort. Showed consistent balance point and even shoulders. Lands open with an athletic finish. Sat with his fastball at 77-79 mph; shows slight action and command around the zone with straight movement. Threw a tight curveball (70-71) that showed early action and up in the zone command. His tight changeup (72-74) shows tailing action and consistent command. 

Scout Evaluation 

Slade Caldwell, Valley View, 2024, AR

Position: OF/LHP

Body: 5-foot-8, 154-pound athletic frame.

Hit: (LHH) Started in an open stance with a smooth compact load, then used a controlled stride. Explosive bat speed. High finish, short simple swing. Gap to gap approach. 

Power: 91 mph exit velocity. 

Defense:  (OF) Sure hands, athletic quick footwork, natural exchange. Athletic.  Fields the ball one hand, movements laterally were athletic. 

Arm: 83 mph outfield velocity. Long arm action, high ¾ slot, consistent accuracy. 

Pitching: Fluid. Up-tempo delivery, some effort. High ¾ arm angle, quick arm speed, loose arm action. Consistent balance point, even shoulders, lands open, an athletic finish.

FB: T79. 77-79 mph. Around the zone accuracy, slight action, straight movement. 

CB: 70-71 mph. Up in the zone control, early action, tight movement. 

CH: 72-74 mph. Consistent command, tailing action, tight movement.

6/23/20

5-Foot-6, 141-Pound frame, present strength in athletic frame, ran a 6.70, Offensively; open set, simple load simple sstride, barrel flat at foot strike, back knee works underneath body, barrel  works up through contact, short stroke, pull side approach, some sneaky pull side power, 83 mph exit velo, Defensively; attacks ball fields outside right foot, funnel across to left hip, glove pat to throw after gather, quick release with short arm action, average carry, 71 mph arm strength. 

Pitching: high 3/4 slot, quick arm speed, log arm action, good balance point, sme effort to delivery, athletic finish, recoil after release, closed toe land, early clear glove side, short front side, stands up out of back leg at finish, fastball 70-72 mph, arm side run with early fade, curveball 64-67 mph, fastball arm speed, late action on a fastball line with short break in the zone.

6/09/20

5-Foot-6, 141-Pound frame, athletic build with present strength for frame, Ran a 6.50, Offensively; simple set up seperate to load, barrel cocked at foot strike, barrel slightly away from body to contact, back side works underneath body, pull side approach, repeats swing, 84 mph exit velo, Defensively, attacks ball fields outside right hip, funnel to hip, clean arm swing with average carry, 78 mph arm strength. 

Pitching: high ¾ slot, quick arm speed, long and loose arm action, some effort to delivery, slight raise out of balance after big leg kick, slight head lean to clear slot, early glove side pull, closed toe land, spin front foot to release, slight recoil after release, fastball 73-75 mph, sink to arm side, late action, heavy at plate, threw for strikes, curveball 65-67 mph, 1-7 shape, early action, gradual break, fastball arm speed, stands up at release, change up 69-72 mph, fastball arm speed, arm side run, bottom of zone with feel.

1/18/20

5-Foot-5, 135-Pound frame, athletic frame, ran a 7.3, Offensively; open set, simple load, simple stride, stable in the ground to contact, line drive approach, barrel cocked at foot strike, slight uphill approach, short stroke short finish, Defensively; athletic actions, attacks ball fields outside left, funnel to midline, short stroke, average carry, 72 mph arm strength.

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