Joseph Basso
Joseph Basso
Joseph Basso

CLASS OF 2023

C
RHP

Joseph
Basso

Saint Bernards (HS) • CT
6-3 • 225LBS • R/R
Travel Team: CT Crush

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2023 National

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2/12/22

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Joseph Basso: C/RHP, (2023) Saint Bernards, CT. 6-foot-3, 225-pound mature projectable frame. Above average and projectable at the plate, the right-handed hitter's best exit velocity was 96 mph. (68.2 mph bat speed average). (21.6 mph hand speed average). Begins in a balanced, athletic stance with a controlled load, then uses a small leg kick. Bat speed is above average and developing, uses a long swing plane and good extension on his finish. Found multiple barrels with a lot of loud contact. Aggressive approach. While catching, he made strong throws to second and produced an efficient position velocity of 79 mph; shows a clean developing transfer, developing feet, and soft hands. 

Showed  a pop time of 2.10-2.15. Calm setup with average flexibility. Using a loose arm action, showed consistent accuracy to the base from a high ¾ slot. In the 60-yard dash, his time was 7.8.  (Max spin ; Avg ). 

Scout Evaluation 

Joseph Basso, Saint Bernards, 2023, CT

Position: C/RHP

Body: 6-foot-3, 225-pound mature projectable frame.

Hit: (RHH) Above average and projectable. Starts in a balanced athletic stance with a controlled load, then uses a small leg kick. Above average developing bat speed. Good extension on his finish, long swing. Aggressive approach. 

Power: 96 mph exit velocity, average 85.9 mph. 68.2 mph bat speed average. 21.6 mph hand speed average.

Defense: (C) 2.10-2.15 pop times. Soft hands, developing footwork, clean developing exchange. Projectable and capable. Average flexibility and calm setup. 

Arm: 79 mph catcher velocity. Loose arm action, high ¾ slot, consistent accuracy. 

Speed: 7.80 (60-yard).


10/23/21

6-foot-3, 235-pound mature physical frame. Advanced smooth during batting practice, Basso displayed an exit velocity of 97 mph, Ranks #2 with EV at the event. (73.43 mph bat speed average). (21.78 mph hand speed average). Began in a balanced tall stance with a tight compact load, then used a short controlled stride. Bat speed was explosive, showed a short upward swing plane and good extension on his high finish. In the round he found lots of barrels with tons of loud contact. Gap to gap aggressive approach. While catching, he made strong throws to second and produced an efficient position velocity of 79 mph; had soft consistent hands, a quick natural transfer, and athletic quick footwork. he had a pop time of 2.12-2.15. Tons of flexibility and athletic flexible setup. Used a high ¾ slot with a quick short arm action while showing consistent accuracy to the bag. Clocked a time of 7.9 in the 60-yard dash. 

Exit Velocity: 97 mph

Arm Velocity: 79 mph

Sixty-Yard Dash: 7.9

8/11/21

Joseph Basso: C/RHP, (2023) out of Saint Bernards, CT. is a 6-foot-3, 225-pound catching prospect. During batting practice, the right-handed hitter's best exit velocity was 94 MPH, with a (72.78 mph bat speed average) and (19.98 mph hand speed average). Basso starts in a balanced, athletic stance with the hands set just off the back shoulder. He stacks the weight over the back leg, before taking a short, direct path through the hitting zone. Behind the plate, Basso was 76 MPH on his throws down to second, with a pop time range of 2.00-2.10. His initial set up is staggered, with the glove centered in the middle of the chest. As he transitions to throw, he shows a clean transfer, sure hands, and athletic footwork. He also recorded a time of 7.87 in the 60-yard dash.


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