Joel Strand
Joel Strand
Joel Strand
Joel Strand

CLASS OF 2023

C
OF

Joel
Strand

Greens Farms Academy (HS) • CT
6-2 • 225LBS • R/R
Travel Team: Baseball U CT

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Best Of Stats

Hitting
26.3
Hand Speed (max)
2/26/22
89.8
Bat Speed (max)
2/12/22
24.8
Rot. Acc (max)
2/26/22
-
Hard Hit %
Power
101.1
Exit Velocity (max)
10/24/21
101
Exit Velocity (avg)
10/24/21
372
Distance (max)
10/24/21
62
Sweet Spot %
2/26/22
Run
7.22
60-yard
10/14/20
-
30-yd
-
10-yd
-
Run speed (max)
Defense
83
INF Velo
2/26/22
-
OF Velo
82
C Velo
2/26/22
1.84 - 1.88
Pop Time
2/26/22

Positional Tools

2022
2020
60 Yard Dash
7.25
Pop Time
1.84 - 1.99
Catcher Velocity
82.0
Infield Velocity
83.0
Power / Speed Score
13.6
60 Yard Dash
7.22
Pop Time
1.97 - 2.06
Catcher Velocity
79.0
Power / Speed Score
13.7
Scout Day: Baseball U CT 2.26.22
Feb 26, 2022
Position
7.25
60-yard
1.84 - 1.88
Pop Time
83
INF Velo
82
C Velo
98
Exit Velo
2022 New England ProCase (Invite Only)
Feb 12, 2022
Position
7.60
60-yard
1.97 - 1.99
Pop Time
81
C Velo
99
Exit Velo
Scout Day: Baseball U CT 10.11.20
Oct 14, 2020
Position
7.22
60-yard
1.97 - 2.06
Pop Time
79
C Velo
99
Exit Velo

Hitting

2022
2021
Exit Velocity Max
98.7
Exit Velocity Avg
87.5
Distance Max
358
Distance Avg
254
Launch Angle Avg
26.8
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
101.1
Exit Velocity Avg
89.0
Distance Max
372
Distance Avg
292
Launch Angle Avg
31.0
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Scout Day: Baseball U CT 2.26.22
Feb 26, 2022
Trackman - Hitting
98.5
Exit Velocity (max)
88.3
Exit Velocity (avg)
239
Distance (avg)
352
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Barrel %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
2022 New England ProCase (Invite Only)
Feb 12, 2022
Trackman - Hitting
98.7
Exit Velocity (max)
86.5
Exit Velocity (avg)
272
Distance (avg)
358
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Scout Day: Baseball U CT 10.24.21
Oct 24, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
101.1
Exit Velocity (max)
89.0
Exit Velocity (avg)
292
Distance (avg)
372
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Barrel %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Scout Day: Baseball U CT 10.11.20
Oct 14, 2020
Trackman - Hitting
99.7
Exit Velocity (max)
82.9
Exit Velocity (avg)
208
Distance (avg)
359
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %

Hitting

2022
2021
Hand Speed Max
26.3
Hand Speed Avg
23.2
Bat Speed Max
89.8
Bat Speed Avg
77.7
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Hand Speed Max
26.0
Hand Speed Avg
24.2
Bat Speed Max
86.3
Bat Speed Avg
77.5
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Scout Day: Baseball U CT 2.26.22
Feb 26, 2022
Blast - Hitting
26.3
Hand Speed (max)
24.0
Hand Speed (avg)
86.4
Bat Speed (max)
75.9
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
2022 New England ProCase (Invite Only)
Feb 12, 2022
Blast - Hitting
25.1
Hand Speed (max)
22.4
Hand Speed (avg)
89.8
Bat Speed (max)
79.5
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Scout Day: Baseball U CT 10.24.21
Oct 24, 2021
Blast - Hitting
26.0
Hand Speed (max)
24.2
Hand Speed (avg)
86.3
Bat Speed (max)
77.5
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Scout Day: Baseball U CT 10.11.20
Oct 14, 2020
Blast - Hitting
24.3
Hand Speed (max)
22.9
Hand Speed (avg)
79.8
Bat Speed (max)
71.9
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)

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Comments

2/26/22

is a talented, projectable 6-foot-2, 230-pound prospect. At the plate, Strand recorded a 98 mph exit velocity with a (75.9 mph bat speed average) and (24.0 mph hand speed average). He started in a balanced, athletic stance with the hands set just off the back shoulder. A short stride initiates a simple, flat swing that stays on plane through his finish. During his round, Strand made a lot of loud contact, showed a quick bat and used the whole field. In the infield, Strand was up to 83 mph on his throws across the diamond while showing he had consistent, smooth footwork, sure hands, and a clean exchange. Behind the plate, he made strong, efficient throws to second at 82 mph with a pop time range of 1.84-1.88. His initial setup is calm. The feet are slightly staggered, the chest is tall and the glove is relaxed in the center of the chest. As he transitions to throw, he shows a fluid transfer, sure hands, and smooth, athletic footwork. During the event, he also recorded a 60 time of 7.25. 

Exit Velocity: 98 mph

Arm Velocity: 83 mph

Sixty-Yard Yard Dash: 7.25


2/12/22

PROCASE 2022

Joel Strand: C/OF, (2023) Greens Farms Academy, CT. 6-foot-2, 230-pound projectable and sturdy build. Above average and projectable in the box, Strand clocked an exit velocity of 99 mph. (79.5 mph bat speed average). (22.4 mph hand speed average). Began in a wide balanced stance with a controlled load, then used a small stride. Has above average developing bat speed, uphill loose swing plane and good extension on his finish. Found multiple barrels with loud contact. Aggressive gap to gap approach. Behind the plate, he made strong, efficient throws to second at velocities up to 81 mph; showed soft sure hands, developing consistent feet, and a clean natural transfer. had quick feet and transfers on his throw downs, recording a 1.97-1.99 pop time. Clean athletic setup with average flexibility. Consistent accuracy to the bases, used a high ¾ slot with a loose arm action. During the event, clocked a 60 time of 7.6. 

Scout Evaluation 

Joel Strand, Greens Farms Academy, 2023, CT

Position: C/OF

Body: 6-foot-2, 230-pound projectable and  sturdy build.

Hit: (RHH) Above average and projectable. Begins in a wide balanced stance with a controlled load, then uses a small stride. Above average developing bat speed. Good extension on his finish, uphill loose swing. Aggressive gap to gap approach. 

Power: 99 mph exit velocity, average 86.5 mph. 79.5 mph bat speed average. 22.4 mph hand speed average.

Defense: (C) 1.97-1.99 pop times. Soft sure hands, developing consistent footwork, clean natural exchange. Above average projectable. Clean athletic setup with average flexibility. 

Arm: 81 mph catcher velocity. Loose arm action, high ¾ slot, consistent accuracy. 

Speed: 7.60 (60-yard).


 

10/24/21

6-foot-2, 225-pound physical athletic frame. Advanced and very strong. A right-handed hitter, shows big time power to all fields, lift and leverage to the swing. The bat speed is well above average at 101. Pounded the baseball out of the yard with ease. Defensively, athletic behind the plate. Moves extremely well, blocks and is quick to his feet, softens the baseball, keeping it close to him. The hands are strong on the catch, making it look easy,  pitchers looked  very comfortable throwing to him. Looks to really love his craft behind the plate. 

Exit Velocity: 101 mph

10/14/20

6-foot-2, 225-pound, strong, solid athletic frame. Put together well, already filling out, very good strength to him. A RHH, simple approach, hands at shoulders, even feet, lower half quiet and under control, small pick up and put down. The swing works from field to field, gets through it, creates length to the baseball into the gaps. Potentially to hit and hit with some power, had an exit velocity of 99 mph. Moves very well for a bigger catcher, ran a 7.22 sixty-yard dash. Behind the plate is advanced, clean athletic setup, quick transfer, feet are super fast, front side could stay stronger. The arm action is whippy, high elbow on backside, very good strength at 79 mph down to second base, with a pop time of 1.97-2.06. All throws are on or close to the bag. Showed feel for receiving, worked well with pitchers. Big follow, good future, potential draft at some point.

Exit Velocity: 99 mph

Arm Velocity: 79 mph

Sixty-Yard Dash: 7.22

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