Prep Baseball Report

CLASS OF 2022

SS
RHP

Darian
Choi

Westmont College
Sunny Hills (HS) • CA
6' 0" • 185LBS
S/R • 20yr 4mo
Travel Team: GBG Renegades

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Positional Tools Velos / Pop
TrackMan Hitting
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Pitch Scores
Pitching Velos
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Best Of Stats

Hitting
25.5
Hand Speed (max)
10/10/20
74.1
Bat Speed (max)
1/09/22
30.6
Rot. Acc (max)
1/09/22
-
Hard Hit %
Power
89.8
Exit Velocity (max)
10/10/20
-
Exit Velocity (avg)
-
Distance (max)
-
Sweet Spot %
Run
7.24
60
10/10/20
-
30-yd
-
10-yd
-
Run speed (max)
Defense
82
INF Velo
1/09/22
75
OF Velo
1/05/19
-
C Velo
-
Pop Time
Pitching

Fastball

81.5
Velocity (max)
10/10/20
80 - 81
Velo Range
1/09/22
1918
Spin Rate (avg)
10/10/20

Changeup

71 - 74
Velo Range
10/10/20
-
Spin Rate (avg)

Curveball

67.3 - 72.3
Velo Range
10/10/20
1835
Spin Rate (avg)
10/10/20

Slider

68 - 70
Velo Range
1/09/22
2037
Spin Rate (avg)
1/09/22

Positional Tools

2022
2020
2019
60 Yard Dash
7.26
Infield Velocity
82.0
Power / Speed Score
12.4
60 Yard Dash
7.24
Infield Velocity
80.0
Power / Speed Score
12.4
60 Yard Dash
7.67
Home to First
4.74
Outfield Velocity
75.0
Power / Speed Score
9.6
SoCal Preseason All-State Upperclass
Jan 9, 2022
Position
7.26
60-yard
82
INF Velo
90
Exit Velo
SoCal Upperclass I.D. Camp
Oct 10, 2020
Position
7.24
60-yard
80
INF Velo
90
Exit Velo
SoCal Preseason All-State (Invite Only)
Jan 5, 2019
Position
7.67
60-yard
75
OF Velo
74
Exit Velo

Hitting

2022
2020
Exit Velocity Max
89.8
Exit Velocity Avg
77.8
Distance Max
316
Distance Avg
172
Launch Angle Avg
25.9
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
89.8
Exit Velocity Avg
77.9
Distance Max
311
Distance Avg
165
Launch Angle Avg
18.2
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
SoCal Preseason All-State Upperclass
Jan 9, 2022
Trackman - Hitting
89.8
Exit Velocity (max)
77.8
Exit Velocity (avg)
172
Distance (avg)
316
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
SoCal Upperclass I.D. Camp
Oct 10, 2020
Trackman - Hitting
89.8
Exit Velocity (max)
77.9
Exit Velocity (avg)
165
Distance (avg)
311
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %

Hitting

2022
2020
Hand Speed Max
25.2
Hand Speed Avg
23.0
Bat Speed Max
74.1
Bat Speed Avg
62.7
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Hand Speed Max
25.5
Hand Speed Avg
23.7
Bat Speed Max
69.9
Bat Speed Avg
65.8
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
SoCal Preseason All-State Upperclass
Jan 9, 2022
Blast - Hitting
25.2
Hand Speed (max)
23.0
Hand Speed (avg)
74.1
Bat Speed (max)
62.7
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
SoCal Upperclass I.D. Camp
Oct 10, 2020
Blast - Hitting
25.5
Hand Speed (max)
23.7
Hand Speed (avg)
69.9
Bat Speed (max)
65.8
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency

Pitching

2022
2020
Fastball
Velocity Max
81.4
Fastball
Velocity Avg
80.5
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
1904
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
23.6
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
69.1
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1185
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
Slider
Velocity Avg
68.4
Slider
Spin Rate Avg
2037
Slider
Total Movement Avg
Fastball
Velocity Max
81.5
Fastball
Velocity Avg
79.5
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
1918
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
24.1
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
69.6
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
1835
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
72.6
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1342
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
SoCal Preseason All-State Upperclass
Jan 9, 2022
Trackman - Fastball
81.4
Velocity (max)
80.1 - 80.9
Velo Range
79.3
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,089
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 - Slider
70.0
Velocity (max)
67.1 - 69.7
Velo Range
66.8
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,286
Spin Rate (max)
2,037
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
71.6
Velocity (max)
67.3 - 70.9
Velo Range
68.8
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,308
Spin Rate (max)
1,185
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
SoCal Upperclass I.D. Camp
Oct 10, 2020
Trackman - Fastball
81.5
Velocity (max)
78.5 - 80.7
Velo Range
77.2
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,957
Spin Rate (max)
1,918
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
73.7
Velocity (max)
67.3 - 72.3
Velo Range
66.3
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,180
Spin Rate (max)
1,835
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)
71.2 - 74.0
Velo Range
69.5
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,397
Spin Rate (max)
1,342
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)

Pitch Scores

2022
2020
Fastball
Hop+
Fastball
Sink+
Fastball
Rise+
Slider
Hammer+
Slider
Sweep+
Fastball
Hop+
Fastball
Sink+
Fastball
Rise+
Curveball
Hammer+
Curveball
Sweep+
SoCal Preseason All-State Upperclass
Jan 9, 2022
Pitch Scores - Fastball
Hop+
Rise+
Sink+
Pitch Scores - Slider
Hammer+
Sweep+
SoCal Upperclass I.D. Camp
Oct 10, 2020
Pitch Scores - Fastball
Hop+
Rise+
Sink+
Pitch Scores - Curveball
Hammer+
Sweep+

Pitching Velos

2022
2020
2019
Fastball
Velocity Max
81.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
80.5
Changeup
Velocity Avg
69.0
Slider
Velocity Avg
69.0
Fastball
Velocity Max
81.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
79.0
Curveball
Velocity Avg
69.5
Changeup
Velocity Avg
72.5
Fastball
Velocity Max
75.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
73.8
Curveball
Velocity Avg
66.0
Changeup
Velocity Avg
67.5
SoCal Preseason All-State Upperclass
Jan 9, 2022
Pitching
81
Max FB
80 - 81
FB
68 - 70
CH
68 - 70
SL
SoCal Upperclass I.D. Camp
Oct 10, 2020
Pitching
81
Max FB
78 - 80
FB
67 - 72
CB
71 - 74
CH
California State Games
Aug 17, 2019
Pitching
75
Max FB
73 - 75
FB
67 - 69
CB
66 - 67
CH
SoCal Preseason All-State (Invite Only)
Jan 5, 2019
Pitching
75
Max FB
73 - 74
FB
63 - 65
CB
68 - 69
CH

Game Performance

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Pitch Ai

Notes

Comments

1/09/22

Physical: 6-0, 185 pounds; Average, proportional build. 7.26 runner in the 60.

Offensively
: LHH. Even setup, with feet shoulder width apart; bat positioned at a 45 degree angle. Short take back with the hands with a slight leg-kick for timing. Drifts into contact while showing an aggressive lower half. Showed a slight lift to the ball with a two handed finish.  More flyballs than line drives and groundballs with a peak exit velocity of 90.00 MPH via Trackman. Pullside oriented, rotationally driven, line drive approach..

Defensively
: Starts with a low to the ground setup; uses prep step while playing low to the ground. Hands are out in front while staying low during transfer. Short take back from a low 3/4 arm slot. INF - 82.00 MPH.  Moves well laterally and towards the ball, stays low to the ground, gets rid of the ball quickly.

Pitching: Uses a glove side setup while using a side step. Belt high leg drive with a slight lean over the belt. Has a moderate stride landing inline with the plate. Long arm swing while arm stays in line with 2B; high 3/4 slot. Square to the plate with finish. FB: Peak velo of 81 MPH, while sitting 80-81 MPH; straight action. SL: 68-70 MPH; late action . CH: 68-70 MPH; fading action. Good feel for pitching, changeup showing fade and sinking action, consistent pitch-to-pitch.

10/10/20

Defense: Feel for the position, flashed some fancy glovework, solid backhand. 
Arm: RH.  INF - 80 mph.  Quality arm that displayed some strength. Consistent release point and showed if off on backhand throws. 
HitSH. Athletic base, no wasted movement, short swing, contact oriented approach.  Blast Motion scores of 58/65/66. Showed that he can stay a switch hitter at the next level. Above-average connection score coupled with his above-average rotational acceleration score give him a high ceiling and projectable swing. 
Power: 90 mph exit velocity. 
Run: 7.24 runner in the 60. 

Delivery: Standard delivery, over-the-top release point, lower half engaged.
Arm Action: RH. Consistent arm action, stamina in the arm, more to come. 
FBT81, 78-80 mph. Able to locate, some arm-side-run, adding a two-seam would benefit. 
CB: 67-72 mph. Tight curveball, same release point as fastball, best offspeed offering. 

CH: 71-74 mph. Developmental pitch, in need of greater speed differential than fastball, showed fade.

8/17/19

PBR CA STATE GAMES - Long frame with strong lower half projects well with more growth. Gradual load matched with toe tap at the plate allows bat to start momentum on upward path through the zone. Solid AB’s throughout the weekend without much to show from it. Gets out of the box well with good actions once underway (4.79-4.87). Started off the weekend on the hill going two innings, walking two and striking out one. Deliberate on the hill having full down/up motion with athletic controlled front leg showing good finish over his firm front side. FB 73-75 showed angle to both sides and ability to run up through the zone. CB 67-69 12/5 shape with late actions; showed small depth and ability to use in any count. CHG 67 flashing run with early bottom. Projectable on the hill with three pitch mix.

1/5/2019 - SoCal Preseason All State (outfield) - 5-foot-11, 146-pounds. Has a lean frame, is young and athletic, will add size with maturity. Started the day running a 7.67 60-yard dash. At the plate he operates from a open stance, with a glide keeping weight on back leg. Is a pull hitter, does drop at times, but also has a smooth left-handed swing. From the outfield hit 75 mph on the gun for outfield velo. Has a longer motion, ¾ arm angle, makes accurate throws with carry on the ball. Shows average hands, fluid footwork and a clean exchange. Stays behind the ball nicely and shows good athleticism.

1/5/19- SoCal Preseason All-State (pitching) - 5-foot-11, 146 pounds, slim, athletic build, plenty of room for growth and strength. Fluid mechanics, average arm speed, good balance and feel. Releases ball from a high three-quarter arm slot, drops and drives to create momentum towards home plate, inconsistent finish. Keeps head on line with catcher but falls towards the first base side lapses in command. Slight stab in the back arm circle hinders mechanics. Both curveball and change-up are released from the same slot as the fastball. Curveball broke at a gradual pace and at a drastic velocity difference from fastball. Change-up showed to closely to the fastball. Off-speed development coupled with his fluid mechanics project well down the line.

9/23/18 - Rising Stars Prospect - Five-foot-10, 140-pounds, medium frame with squared shoulders and wiry strength throughout. Large feet and limbs with large hands. Projectable pitcher that flashes command of three pitches that he threw for strikes. Quick arm through to a high ¾ from a full path in the back. Fastball shows run back to the glove side giving it some cut action. Curveball was the best of the day with it's 12/6 movement and late, sharp, downer breaking action. Shows feel for the changeup with run back to the arm side. All pitches are from same slot and arm speed. Shows good arm separation and while delivery is slow the arm whip is loose. At the plate he shows feel for the barrel and consistently drove balls to the gaps from a middle approach. Setup is balanced with a leg kick trigger and a short stride. Does a fair job of incorporating lower half with a balanced finish. Defensively he showed soft hands with fluid footwork and fair range to both sides. Arm got a little long on him, but throws were accurate with some carry. He played through balls athletically with good body control. Fundamentally strong in all facets of the game.

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