Braeden Sparaco
Braeden Sparaco

CLASS OF 2023

RHP
SS

Braeden
Sparaco

Valley Regional (HS) • CT
6-1 • 178LBS • R/R
Travel Team: Shoreline Breakers
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Best Of Stats

Pitching

Fastball

87.5
Velocity (max)
3/05/22
85.5 - 87.4
Velo Range
3/05/22
2226
Spin Rate (avg)
3/05/22

Changeup

79.4 - 80.1
Velo Range
3/05/22
1345
Spin Rate (avg)
6/29/21

Curveball

77.2 - 78.6
Velo Range
3/05/22
2261
Spin Rate (avg)
3/05/22

Slider

77 - 78
Velo Range
3/05/22
1814
Spin Rate (avg)
3/20/21
Power
91.5
Exit Velocity (max)
3/05/22
92
Exit Velocity (avg)
3/05/22
307
Distance (max)
3/20/21
55
Sweet Spot %
3/20/21
Hitting
24.6
Hand Speed (max)
3/05/22
69.8
Bat Speed (max)
3/05/22
29.9
Rot. Acc (max)
3/20/21
-
Hard Hit %
Run
7.19
60-yard
3/05/22
-
30-yd
-
10-yd
-
Run speed (max)
Defense
79
INF Velo
3/20/21
-
OF Velo
-
C Velo
-
Pop Time

Positional Tools

2022
2021
60 Yard Dash
7.19
Infield Velocity
75.0
Power / Speed Score
12.7
60 Yard Dash
7.25
Infield Velocity
79.0
Power / Speed Score
12.0

Hitting

2022
2021
Exit Velocity Max
91.5
Exit Velocity Avg
86.7
Distance Max
303
Distance Avg
176
Launch Angle Avg
15.2
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
87.2
Exit Velocity Avg
81.9
Distance Max
307
Distance Avg
142
Launch Angle Avg
6.4
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
2022 Southern New England Preseason All-State (Invite Only)
Mar 5, 2022
Trackman - Hitting
91.5
Exit Velocity (max)
86.7
Exit Velocity (avg)
176
Distance (avg)
303
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
2021 New England Top Prospect Games I (Invite Only)
Jun 29, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
87.2
Exit Velocity (max)
81.4
Exit Velocity (avg)
118
Distance (avg)
281
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
2021 Connecticut Preseason All-State (Invite Only)
Mar 20, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
86.2
Exit Velocity (max)
82.4
Exit Velocity (avg)
171
Distance (avg)
307
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %

Hitting

2022
2021
Hand Speed Max
24.6
Hand Speed Avg
23.3
Bat Speed Max
69.8
Bat Speed Avg
66.2
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Hand Speed Max
23.6
Hand Speed Avg
20.6
Bat Speed Max
68.0
Bat Speed Avg
63.6
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
2022 Southern New England Preseason All-State (Invite Only)
Mar 5, 2022
Blast - Hitting
24.6
Hand Speed (max)
23.3
Hand Speed (avg)
69.8
Bat Speed (max)
66.3
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
2021 New England Top Prospect Games I (Invite Only)
Jun 29, 2021
Blast - Hitting
20.3
Hand Speed (max)
19.3
Hand Speed (avg)
63.5
Bat Speed (max)
61.0
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
2021 Connecticut Preseason All-State (Invite Only)
Mar 20, 2021
Blast - Hitting
23.6
Hand Speed (max)
22.1
Hand Speed (avg)
68.0
Bat Speed (max)
66.7
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)

Pitching

2022
2021
Fastball
Velocity Max
87.5
Fastball
Velocity Avg
86.5
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
2226
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
25.7
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
77.9
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
2261
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
79.7
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1231
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
Fastball
Velocity Max
81.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
79.3
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
2083
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
26.3
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
71.3
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1345
Slider
Velocity Avg
68.3
Slider
Spin Rate Avg
1733
Slider
Total Movement Avg
2022 Southern New England Preseason All-State (Invite Only)
Mar 5, 2022
Trackman - Fastball
87.5
Velocity (max)
85.5 - 87.4
Velo Range
85.8
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,425
Spin Rate (max)
2,226
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
78.6
Velocity (max)
77.2 - 78.6
Velo Range
76.4
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,356
Spin Rate (max)
2,261
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - ChangeUp
80.1
Velocity (max)
79.4 - 80.1
Velo Range
79.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,313
Spin Rate (max)
1,231
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
2021 New England Top Prospect Games I (Invite Only)
Jun 29, 2021
Trackman - Fastball
81.0
Velocity (max)
79.5 - 80.6
Velo Range
76.1
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,297
Spin Rate (max)
2,082
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Slider
69.8
Velocity (max)
65.7 - 69.8
Velo Range
63.9
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,790
Spin Rate (max)
1,651
Spin Rate (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
71.3
Velocity (max)
68.2
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,345
Spin Rate (max)
1,345
Spin Rate (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
2021 Connecticut Preseason All-State (Invite Only)
Mar 20, 2021
Trackman - Fastball
79.1
Velocity (max)
77.2 - 79.1
Velo Range
85.2
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,230
Spin Rate (max)
2,084
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Slider
68.8
Velocity (max)
68.7 - 68.8
Velo Range
73.5
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,840
Spin Rate (max)
1,814
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)

Pitch Scores

Pitching Velos

2022
2021
Fastball
Velocity Max
87.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
86.0
Changeup
Velocity Avg
77.0
Slider
Velocity Avg
77.5
Fastball
Velocity Max
81.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
79.0
Changeup
Velocity Avg
70.5
Slider
Velocity Avg
68.0

Game Performance

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Pitch Ai

Notes

Comments

3/05/22

6-foot-1, 176-pound lean athletic build. Above average in the box, the right-handed hitter's best exit velocity was 92 mph. (66.3 mph bat speed average). (23.3 mph hand speed average). Begins in a tall open stance with a rhythmic load, then uses a controlled stride. Had a loose level swing plane, electric bat speed and high finish. Found multiple barrels with tons of loud contact. Gap to gap approach. Projectable while in the infield, registered his best throw across the diamond at 75 mph; shows soft hands, quick feet, and a twitchy exchange. Fielded the ball out front with athletic movement laterally. Used a short quick arm action and a low ¾ slot while showing consistent accuracy to the bag. During the event, recorded a 60 time of 7.19. Above average on the mound, showing lightning arm speed he used a ¾ arm angle and a short loose arm action. Tall-and-fall type pitcher and uses easy effort. Showed strong balance point and in line shoulders. Lands square with an athletic finish. Produced a fastball that came in at 85-87 mph; showed arm side control and sinking action. (Max spin 2424; Avg 2225). His changeup (74-80) has fading action and arm side command. His 2/8 slider (77-78) has sweeping swing and miss action and glove side control. 

Exit Velocity: 92 mph

Arm Velocity: 75 mph

Sixty-Yard Dash: 7.19

6/29/21

Braeden Sparaco: SS/RHP, (2023) Valley Regional, CT. 6-foot-1, 170-pound athletic build. Above average at the plate, Sparaco had an exit velocity of 87 mph. (61.01 mph bat speed average). (19.29 mph hand speed average). Started in a wide stance with a controlled load, then used a short stride. Bat speed was developing, had a simple swing plane and good extension on his finish. He found multiple barrels with loud contact. Aggressive approach. Smooth in the infield, recorded a position velocity of 77 mph; had athletic footwork, a clean exchange, and sure hands. Fields the ball out front, movements laterally were developing. Consistent accuracy to the bases, used a high ¾ slot and a loose arm action. Clocked a 60 time of 7.69 at the event. Above average on the mound, used a high ¾ arm angle and a loose arm action while showing above average arm speed. Up-tempo type pitcher and uses some effort. Has in line shoulder with an consistent balance point. Lands closed with an athletic finish. Threw his fastball 79-81 mph; showed arm side control and running action with heavy movement. (Max spin 2296; Avg 2082). His changeup (70-71) shows fading action and arm side control. His slider (65-70) showed sweeping action and glove side control. (Max spin 1789; Avg 1651). 

Scout Evaluation 

Braeden Sparaco, Valley Regional, 2023, CT

Position: SS/RHP

Body: 6-foot-1, 170-pound athletic build.

Hit: (RHH) Above average. Begins in a wide stance with a controlled load, then uses a short stride. Developing bat speed. Good extension on his finish, simple swing. Aggressive approach. 

Power: 87 mph exit velocity, average 81.43 mph. 61.01 mph bat speed average. 19.29 mph hand speed average.

Defense:  (IF) Sure hands, athletic footwork, clean exchange. Smooth.  Fields the ball out front, movements laterally were developing. 

Arm: 77 mph infield velocity. Loose arm action, high ¾ slot, consistent accuracy. 

Speed: 7.69 (60-yard).

Pitching:  Above average. up-tempo delivery, some effort. high ¾ arm angle, above average arm speed, loose arm action. Consistent balance point, in line shoulders, lands closed, an athletic finish.

FB: T81. 79-81 mph. (Max spin 2296;  Avg 2082). Arm side accuracy, running action, heavy movement. 

CH: 70-71 mph. Arm side command, fading action. 

SL: 65-70 mph. Glove side command, sweeping action. (Max spin 1789; Avg 1651). 


3/20/21

6-foot, 167-pound athletic, lean, with room for added weight gains. Above average in the box, the right-handed hitter recorded an exit velocity of 86 mph. Starts in a tall athletic stance with a quick load, then uses a toe tap. Bat speed was electric, used a simple level swing plane and good extension on his finish. In his round he found multiple barrels with loud contact.Gap to gap approach. Above average in the infield, his best throw was recorded at 79 mph; has quick fluid feet, a twitchy exchange, and next level hands. Fields the ball out front, movements laterally were athletic. Consistent accuracy to the bases, used a high ¾ slot with a short arm action. During the event, recorded a 60 time of 7.25. Solid on the mound, showed quick arm speed, he had a high ¾ arm angle with a loose arm action. Tall-and-fall type pitcher and shows easy effort. In his delivery his balance point is tall with even shoulders.Lands square with an athletic finish. Slider 68-69 mph. Sat with his fastball at 77-79 mph; had command in the zone and sinking action.  Love the athletic ability, a twitchy athlete, with a big future.

Exit Velocity: 86 mph

Arm Velocity: 79 mph

Sixty-Yard Dash: 7.25

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