Matthew DeFilippis
Matthew DeFilippis
Matthew DeFilippis




Trumbull (HS) • CT
6-1 • 188LBS • L/R
Travel Team: Technique Tigers
2022 National

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Matthew DeFilippis: RHP/1B, (2022) Trumbull, CT. 6-foot-1, 195-pound. Capable on the mound, showed a loose arm action and a high ¾ arm angle with consistent arm speed. Drop-and-drive type pitcher and shows some effort. Balance point is tall with a falling off shoulders during delivery. Lands hard with a falling off finish. Produced a fastball that came in at 72-75 mph; had running action and command around the zone with straight movement. (Max spin 1723; Avg 1564). Threw his 11/5 curveball (60-64) with control around the zone and sweeping action. (Max spin 1636; Avg 1493). His straight changeup (67-68) showed some action and glove side control. 

Scout Evaluation 

Matthew DeFilippis, Trumbull, 2022, CT

Position: RHP/1B

Body: 6-foot-1, 195-pound.

Pitching:  Capable. drop-and-drive delivery, some effort. high ¾ arm angle, consistent arm speed, loose arm action. Consistent balance point, falling off shoulders, lands hard, a falling off finish.

FB: T75. 72-75 mph. (Max spin 1723;  Avg 1564). Around the zone accuracy, running action, straight movement. 

CB: 60-64 mph. Around the zone command, sweeping action, 11/5 shape. (Max spin 1636; Avg 1493). 

CH: 67-68 mph. Glove side command, some action, straight movement. 

SL: (Max spin 1603; Avg 1603). 


6-foot, 208-pound, larger, wide, athletic frame, already filling out. A two-way player, at the plate, starts wider with even feet from the left side. The hand are loose and relaxed at the shoulder,s bat starts in more of a flat position. The swing is level through the zone, hands are inside the baseball, approach is more middle to opposite, shows the ability go backside without to much effort. The exit velocity was clocked at 80 mph. Defensively, threw 75 across the diamond from a natural 3/4 slot, all throws were on target. The feet move well to the glove side, good flow with hands and feet. Glove is soft out front on the catch. Off the mound, easy repeatable delivery from more of a hybrid start. The backside leg, could stay taller throughout, small collapse. The arm action is clean, working through a 3/4 slot, with extension out front. The fastball was clocked at 75 mph, with ride to it, and breaking ball was clocked at 65 mph, with more of a slurve break to it. Mixed in a changeup as well. Overall conditioning is a must, will aid in his development. 

Exit Velocity: 80 mph

Arm Velocity: 75 mph

Sixty-Yard Dash: 8.35


5-foot-11, 190-pound, larger athletic thick frame. The neck is longer, shoulders rounded, room to for added strength. A left-handed hitting two-way player. At the plate, hands are loose, set at shoulders, bat having tilt. The feet are wider than shoulder with starts slightly open. Weight glides from back side to front, swing path is level to up, stays through the baseball and finishes up above the shoulders with two hands.  Showed bat speed of 83 mph off the tee, has a ton more in there, baseball comes off well. The ran 4.63 from home to 1st. Defensively, threw 69 mph, across the diamond, arm action is shorter working out of a 3/4 slot. Projects more to be a first baseman. Off the mound, simple delivery, quick tempo delivery, hands have tempo to them,  easy leg raise, small leak forward could stay on backside longer. The direction is inline to home plate. The fastball as clocked at 72-75 mph, with arm side run. The curveball showed proper break and spin, needs to have more fastball hand speed to it, clocked at 58-60 mph. Times to the plate were at 1.59. Look for him to hit with some power, has a chance offensively.

Tee Exit Velocity: 83 mph

Arm Velocity: 69 mph

Home to 1st: 4.63

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