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CLASS OF 2026

SS
3B

AJ
Cruz

West Broward (HS) • FL
6' 1" • 155LBS
R/R • 17yr
Travel Team: 2026 CBU Scout Team James

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TrackMan Hitting
Blast
TrackMan Pitching
Pitching Velos
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Best Of Stats

Hitting
20.9
Hand Speed (max)
7/13/21
67
Bat Speed (max)
7/13/21
13.5
Rot. Acc (max)
6/20/23
-
Hard Hit %
Power
92.1
Exit Velocity (max)
7/28/21
84.3
Exit Velocity (avg)
7/28/21
324
Distance (max)
7/28/21
61
Sweet Spot %
6/20/23
Run
7.36
60
6/20/23
4.09
30-yd
6/20/23
1.75
10-yd
6/20/23
19
Run speed (max)
6/20/23
Defense
84
INF Velo
7/13/21
87
OF Velo
6/20/23
-
C Velo
-
Pop Time
Pitching

Fastball

77.3
Velocity (max)
7/13/21
73 - 76
Velo Range
7/13/21
1686
Spin Rate (avg)
7/13/21

Slider

62 - 64
Velo Range
7/13/21
1374
Spin Rate (avg)
7/13/21

Positional Tools

2023
2021
Infield Velocity
83.0
Outfield Velocity
87.0
60 Yard Dash
7.62
Infield Velocity
84.0
Outfield Velocity
85.0
Power / Speed Score
12.1
FL JFG Workout
Jul 28, 2021
Position
7.62
60-yard
81
INF Velo
81
OF Velo
89
Exit Velo
Power Speed Score
2021 Junior Future Games
Jul 28, 2021
Position
7.62
60-yard
81
INF Velo
81
OF Velo
89
Exit Velo
Team Florida ID Games - Palm Beach
Jul 13, 2021
Position
7.69
60-yard
84
INF Velo
85
OF Velo
82
Exit Velo
Power Speed Score

Hitting

2023
2021
Exit Velocity Max
88.8
Exit Velocity Avg
79.5
Distance Max
318
Distance Avg
245
Launch Angle Avg
26.2
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
92.1
Exit Velocity Avg
79.0
Distance Max
324
Distance Avg
185
Launch Angle Avg
21.9
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
South FL IDs (Future Games Tryout/All-American ID/Uncommitted '24 ID)
Jun 20, 2023
Trackman - Hitting
88.8
Exit Velocity (max)
79.5
Exit Velocity (avg)
245
Distance (avg)
318
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
FL JFG Workout
Jul 28, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
92.1
Exit Velocity (max)
84.3
Exit Velocity (avg)
196
Distance (avg)
324
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Team Florida ID Games - Palm Beach
Jul 13, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
81.9
Exit Velocity (max)
75.3
Exit Velocity (avg)
176
Distance (avg)
286
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %

Hitting

2023
2021
Hand Speed Max
19.2
Hand Speed Avg
17.7
Bat Speed Max
64.9
Bat Speed Avg
59.7
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Hand Speed Max
20.9
Hand Speed Avg
19.2
Bat Speed Max
67.0
Bat Speed Avg
61.8
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
South FL IDs (Future Games Tryout/All-American ID/Uncommitted '24 ID)
Jun 20, 2023
Blast - Hitting
19.2
Hand Speed (max)
17.7
Hand Speed (avg)
64.9
Bat Speed (max)
59.7
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Team Florida ID Games - Palm Beach
Jul 13, 2021
Blast - Hitting
20.9
Hand Speed (max)
19.2
Hand Speed (avg)
67.0
Bat Speed (max)
61.8
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency

Pitching

2021
Fastball
Velocity Max
77.3
Fastball
Velocity Avg
74.1
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
1686
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
22.8
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Slider
Velocity Avg
63.2
Slider
Spin Rate Avg
1374
Slider
Total Movement Avg
Team Florida ID Games - Palm Beach
Jul 13, 2021
Trackman - Fastball
77.3
Velocity (max)
72.3 - 75.9
Velo Range
73.0
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,887
Spin Rate (max)
1,686
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Slider
64.0
Velocity (max)
62.2 - 64.0
Velo Range
61.1
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,438
Spin Rate (max)
1,374
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)

Pitch Scores

Pitching Velos

2021
Fastball
Velocity Max
77.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
74.5
Slider
Velocity Avg
63.0
Team Florida ID Games - Palm Beach
Jul 13, 2021
Pitching
77
Max FB
73 - 76
FB
62 - 64
SL

Game Performance

2023
10 Yard Dash
1.75
30 Yard Dash
4.09
60 Yard Dash
7.36
Top Speed (MPH)

Visual Edge

Pitch Ai

Notes

Comments

6/20/23
AJ Cruz, West Broward (FL), 2026
Positional Profile: SS/3B
Body: 6-1, 155-pounds. Tall, thin, athletic frame. Room to develop physically.
Hit: RHH. Smooth mechanics, balanced swing. Developing bat speed with power potential. 59.7 mph bat speed with 8 G’s of rotational acceleration.
Power: 89 max exit velocity, averaged 79.5 mph. 318' max distance.
Arm: RH. INF-83 mph. OF-87 mph. Loose arm, above average arm strength.
Defense: Developing hands, athletic movements.
ATH: 7.36 runner in the 60. 1.75 and 4.09 in the 10 and 30 yard splits.
7/28/21

5-foot-9, 137-pound lean long build. Athletic fluid in the box, Cruz had a max exit velocity of 89 mph. Started in an athletic active stance with a rhythmic arm bar load, then used a controlled leg kick. Bat speed was quick efficient, used a short loose swing plane and high good extension on his finish. During his round he produced a lot of loud contact and found multiple barrels. Line drive aggressive approach. Athletic solid in the infield, his best throw was registered at 81 mph; had a clean natural exchange, twitchy sure hands, and athletic rhythmic footwork. Confident from the outfield, he displayed a position velocity of 81 mph; shows a natural exchange, sure consistent hands, and rhythmic aggressive feet. Fields the ball out front, movements laterally were athletic. Showed consistent accuracy to the bag with a high ¾ slot and a loose arm action. Clocked a time of 7.62 in the 60-yard dash. Athletic on the mound, used a quick moderate arm action and a high ¾ arm angle while showing consistent developing arm speed. Drop-and-drive feel type pitcher who uses high effort. Has even shoulder and athletic balance point. Lands square and soft with a clean finish. Produced a fastball that came in at 73-76 mph and topped out at 78 mph; showed arm side command with sharp movement. Throws a 11/5 slider (64-66) that has gradual sweeping action and decent sporadic control.

7/13/21

5-foot-9, 137-pound lean athletic build. Above average at the plate, the right-handed hitter clocked an exit velocity of 82 mph. (61.78 mph bat speed average). (19.21 mph hand speed average). Begins in a tall stance with a slow controlled load, then uses a big leg kick. Had a short upward swing plane, explosive bat speed and high finish. In his round he found multiple barrels with a lot of loud contact. Line drive gap to gap approach. Above average while in the infield, registered his best throw across the diamond at 84 mph; has smooth athletic feet, a quick clean exchange, and soft consistent hands. Solid from the outfield, his best throws to the bases were registered at 85 mph; showed sure hands, athletic feet, and a quick natural exchange. Movements laterally were athletic and he fields the ball out front. Showed consistent accuracy to the bag with a high ¾ slot and a very quick loose arm action. During the event, clocked a 60 time of 7.69. Solid on the mound, showing quick arm speed he used a short arm action with a ¾ arm angle. Drop-and-drive type pitcher and uses easy effort. Has an athletic balance point and even shoulders. Lands square with an athletic finish. Threw his fastball 73-76 mph with a max of 77 mph; showed control consistent around the zone and running action with straight movement. (Max spin 1887; Avg 1686). Throws a sharp slider (62-64) that has sweeping action and very consistent low in the zone control. (Max spin 1437; Avg 1373).  

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