Ty Waid
Ty Waid
Ty Waid




Arkansas High School (Texarkana) (HS) • AR
6-1 • 195LBS • R/R
Travel Team: Sticks


2023 National

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Ty Waid: 3B/C, (2023) Arkansas High School (Texarkana), AR. Arkansas Commit, 6-foot-1, 195-pound mature solid frame. During the event, ran the 60-yard dash in 7.31. Begins in a wide balanced stance with a smooth controlled load, then uses a short small leg kick stride. Bat speed was above average quick, displayed a short upward swing plane and a back foot good extension on his finish. He produced tons of loud contact and found lots of barrels. Up the middle fly ball approach. Above average advanced at the plate, Waid was ranked 1st with an exit velocity of 102 mph. (75.26 mph bat speed average). (21.66 mph hand speed average). Solid in the infield, his best throw was recorded at 83 mph; had smooth consistent footwork, a quick packing exchange, and soft sure hands. Fluid confident recorded an outfield position velocity of 85 mph; has a quick clean exchange, soft sure hands, and smooth rhythmic feet. Fields the ball out front one hand, movements laterally were athletic quick. Consistent accuracy to the bag, used a quick short arm action with a high ¾ slot. Fluid advanced on the mound, had a high ¾ arm angle and a short quick arm action with quick consistent arm speed. Drop-and-drive type pitcher who shows some effort. Has downhill in line shoulder with a athletic strong balance point. Lands square with an athletic falling off finish. Sat with his fastball at 84-87 mph; had a straight heavy fastball that showed deceiving action and command consistent in the zone. (Max spin 1968; Avg 1780). Has gradual swing and miss action and consistent around the zone command on his 11/5 curveball (73-75). Has a sharp 10/4 slider (77-79) that shows swing and miss plus action and consistent glove side control. (Max spin 2298; Avg 2114).

Scout Evaluation

Ty Waid, Arkansas High School (Texarkana), 2023, AR

Position: 3B/C

Body: 6-foot-1, 195-pound mature solid frame.

Hit: (RHH) Above average advanced. Began in a wide balanced stance with a smooth controlled load, then used a short small leg kick stride. Above average quick bat speed. Back foot good extension on his finish, short upward swing. Up the middle fly ball approach.

Power: 102 mph exit velocity, average 89.38 mph. 75.26 mph bat speed average. 21.66 mph hand speed average. Best ev of the day.

Defense:  (IF) Soft sure hands, smooth consistent footwork, quick packing exchange. Solid. (OF) Soft sure hands, smooth rhythmic footwork, quick clean exchange. Fluid confident.  Movements laterally were athletic quick and he fields the ball out front one hand.

Arm: 83 mph infield velocity. 85 mph outfield velocity. Quick short arm action, high ¾ slot, consistent accuracy.

Speed: 7.31 (60-yard).

Pitching:  Fluid advanced. drop-and-drive delivery, some effort. high ¾ arm angle, quick consistent arm speed, short quick arm action. Athletic strong balance point, downhill in line shoulders, lands square, an athletic falling off finish.

FB: T87. 84-87 mph. (Max spin 1968;  Avg 1780). Consistent in the zone accuracy, deceiving action, straight heavy movement.

CB: 73-75 mph. Consistent around the zone control, gradual swing and miss action, 11/5 shape.

SL: 77-79 mph. Consistent glove side control, swing and miss plus action, sharp 10/4 movement. (Max spin 2298; Avg 2114).


Ty Waid: C/RHP, (2023) Arkansas, AR. 6-foot, 185-pound mature frame. During the event, he clocked a 60 time of 7.27. At the plate, the right-handed hitter had an exit velocity of 88 mph. Begins in a strong athletic  stance, has a quick load and uses a small leg kick before his swing. Showed explosive bat speed and a flat swing plane. Barreled up some balls throughout the round. Gap to gap approach Behind the plate, produced pop times of 2.00-2.01, he showed off his arm strength with 75 mph throws to second base; has rhythmic footwork and sure hands. Used a compact arm action and a high ¾ slot. 

Positional_Profile: C/RHP

Body: 6-foot, 185-pound mature frame

Hit: RHH. Strong athletic stance, quick load, small leg kick stride. Explosive bat speed. Flat swing. 

Power: 88  mph exit velocity.  gap to gap approach. 

Defense: 2.00-2.01 pop times. 

Arm: RH. C - 75. Compact arm action, over the top slot. 

Pitching: over the top arm slot, quick arm speed, short arm action, good balance point, easy effort, smooth rhythm, open toe land, short front side, fastball 82-84 mph, straight with control of zone, occasional pull glove side, curveball 65-67 mph, 11-5 shape, early action, gradual break, slider 71 mph, cutter type action, same plane, change up 73-74 mph, fastball arm speed, arm side run, early action at times, occasional pull to glove side, threw for strikes.

FB: T84. 82-84 mph. 

CB: 65-67 mph. 

CH: 73-74 mph. 

SL: 71-71 mph.


6-Foot-1, 185-Pound frame, physical presence, ran a 7.51 60, Offensively; open set, leg lift to stride, backside works underneath body, slight tilt to back hip, slightly closed land, leverage from the ground, slight tilt to upper half to contact, loft to swing, gap to gap approach, pull side power, 90 mph exit velo, Defensively; soft hands out in front receive, slight raise to throw, transfer away from body, hip line goes sideways out of chute, average carry, short torke pure release, 77 mph arm strength, 1.94-2.00 pop time.

Pitching:over the top slot, quick arm speed, short arm action, good balance point, some effort to delivery, tempo to delivery, open toe, flash front side, fastball 82-84 mph, arm side run with slight action to arm side, curveball 66-67 mph, 10-4 shape, early action, gradual break, fastball arm speed, rolls out of hand, slider 75-76 mph, short break cutter type action, change up 71-73 mph, fastball arm speed, downer action with straight spin.

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