Karson Grout
Karson Grout
Karson Grout
Karson Grout

CLASS OF 2024

SS
RHP

Karson
Grout

Mid-Prairie (HS) • IA
6-0 • 195LBS • L/R
Travel Team: Iowa Sticks

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Best Of Stats

Hitting
24.2
Hand Speed (max)
3/06/22
73.6
Bat Speed (max)
3/06/22
26.6
Rot. Acc (max)
8/01/21
-
Hard Hit %
Power
100
Exit Velocity (max)
3/06/22
90.8
Exit Velocity (avg)
3/06/22
348
Distance (max)
3/06/22
75
Sweet Spot %
3/06/22
Run
7.26
60-yard
8/01/21
-
30-yd
-
10-yd
-
Run speed (max)
Defense
91
INF Velo
3/07/21
-
OF Velo
-
C Velo
-
Pop Time
Pitching

Fastball

88
Velocity (max)
3/07/21
84.1 - 87.1
Velo Range
3/07/21
1975
Spin Rate (avg)
8/01/21

Changeup

74 - 77
Velo Range
9/08/21
1548
Spin Rate (avg)
3/07/21

Curveball

68 - 69
Velo Range
9/08/21
2157
Spin Rate (avg)
8/01/21

Positional Tools

2022
2021
60 Yard Dash
7.51
Infield Velocity
89.0
Power / Speed Score
13.3
60 Yard Dash
7.26
Home to First
4.56
Infield Velocity
91.0
Power / Speed Score
12.8

Hitting

2022
2021
Exit Velocity Max
100.0
Exit Velocity Avg
90.8
Distance Max
348
Distance Avg
278
Launch Angle Avg
19.9
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
92.7
Exit Velocity Avg
84.5
Distance Max
348
Distance Avg
189
Launch Angle Avg
15.3
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
PBR IA Preseason All-State (Invite Only)
Mar 6, 2022
Trackman - Hitting
100.0
Exit Velocity (max)
90.8
Exit Velocity (avg)
278
Distance (avg)
348
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
PBR IA Underclass Prospect Games- 2023 & 2024 Grads (Invite Only)
Aug 1, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
92.7
Exit Velocity (max)
89.6
Exit Velocity (avg)
197
Distance (avg)
348
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
PBR IA Preseason All-State (Invite Only)
Mar 7, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
83.1
Exit Velocity (max)
77.5
Exit Velocity (avg)
176
Distance (avg)
278
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %

Hitting

2022
2021
Hand Speed Max
24.2
Hand Speed Avg
23.4
Bat Speed Max
73.6
Bat Speed Avg
71.1
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Hand Speed Max
24.1
Hand Speed Avg
21.7
Bat Speed Max
70.8
Bat Speed Avg
65.2
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
PBR IA Preseason All-State (Invite Only)
Mar 6, 2022
Blast - Hitting
24.2
Hand Speed (max)
23.4
Hand Speed (avg)
73.6
Bat Speed (max)
71.1
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
PBR IA Underclass Prospect Games- 2023 & 2024 Grads (Invite Only)
Aug 1, 2021
Blast - Hitting
24.1
Hand Speed (max)
23.5
Hand Speed (avg)
70.8
Bat Speed (max)
69.7
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
PBR IA Preseason All-State (Invite Only)
Mar 7, 2021
Blast - Hitting
21.9
Hand Speed (max)
19.7
Hand Speed (avg)
66.9
Bat Speed (max)
60.0
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency

Pitching

2021
Fastball
Velocity Max
87.9
Fastball
Velocity Avg
83.5
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
1956
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
23.4
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
64.7
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
2123
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
74.0
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1548
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
Splitter
Velocity Avg
70.2
Splitter
Spin Rate Avg
825
Splitter
Total Movement Avg
PBR IA Underclass Prospect Games- 2023 & 2024 Grads (Invite Only)
Aug 1, 2021
Trackman - Fastball
85.0
Velocity (max)
81.2 - 84.5
Velo Range
82.5
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,163
Spin Rate (max)
1,975
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
65.3
Velocity (max)
62.1 - 65.3
Velo Range
62.1
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,312
Spin Rate (max)
2,157
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Splitter
71.5
Velocity (max)
68.9 - 71.5
Velo Range
68.1
Eff Velocity (avg)
769
Spin Rate (max)
825
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
PBR IA Preseason All-State (Invite Only)
Mar 7, 2021
Trackman - Fastball
87.9
Velocity (max)
84.1 - 87.1
Velo Range
83.7
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,015
Spin Rate (max)
1,900
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
69.5
Velocity (max)
63.0 - 68.8
Velo Range
64.2
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,144
Spin Rate (max)
2,083
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
75.4
Velocity (max)
72.9 - 75.1
Velo Range
72.7
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,646
Spin Rate (max)
1,548
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %

Pitch Scores

2021
Fastball
Hop+
Fastball
Sink+
Fastball
Rise+
Curveball
Hammer+
Curveball
Sweep+
PBR IA Underclass Prospect Games- 2023 & 2024 Grads (Invite Only)
Aug 1, 2021
Pitch Scores - Fastball
Hop+
Rise+
Sink+
Pitch Scores - Curveball
Hammer+
Sweep+
PBR IA Preseason All-State (Invite Only)
Mar 7, 2021
Pitch Scores - Fastball
Hop+
Rise+
Sink+
Pitch Scores - Curveball
Hammer+
Sweep+

Pitching Velos

2021
Fastball
Velocity Max
88.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
84.9
Curveball
Velocity Avg
64.4
Changeup
Velocity Avg
71.6
PBR IA Scout Day- Eastern Iowa Sticks
Sep 8, 2021
Pitching
87
Max FB
84 - 87
FB
68 - 69
CB
74 - 77
CH
PBR IA Preseason All-State (Invite Only)
Mar 7, 2021
Pitching
88
Max FB
85 - 87
FB
66 - 69
CB
72 - 76
CH
PBR IA Prospect ID- Iowa City
Feb 20, 2021
Pitching
86
Max FB
84 - 86
FB
58 - 61
CB
65 - 67
CH

Game Performance

Visual Edge

Pitch Ai

Notes

Comments

3/06/22

Positional Profile: SS
Body: 6-0, 195-pounds.
Hit: LHH. Narrow square base to start, quiet balanced linear stride, rolling hand load, some larger upper body movements to trigger swing, impacts baseball extremely well, good hand-eye coordination and present strength, shows ability to drive and at times elevate well to pull side of field.
Power: 100 max exit velocity, averaged 90.8 mph. 348’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 89 mph.
Defense: Works for appropriate footwork, hands are usable, feet are heavier at times, above avg. arm strength with carry to bag.
Run: 7.51 runner in the 60.

8/01/21

Positional Profile: SS/RHP
Body: 6-1, 185-pounds.
Defense: INF - 84.00 mph. Solid overall actions, hands are sure, long release on throws, avg. accuracy to target.
Hit: LHH. Narrow base to start, slight rolling hand load to create rhythm, elevated path looking to lift baseball, flashes of pop in bat with pull approach.
Power: 90.00 mph exit velocity from the tee.
Run: 7.26 runner in the 60. 

Delivery: Has athleticism and body control, aggressive down mound, has extension with slight upright finish.
Arm Action: RH. Slight wrap on backside, has shoulder strength, high ¾ slot.
FB: T86.00, 80-86 mph. Straight, slight downhill plane, solid percentage of strikes.
CB: 60-64 mph. Avg./ok shape and break.
CH: 69-73 mph.  Firm with varying action at plate.

3/07/21

Positional Profile: SS/RHP
Body: 5-11, 175-pounds.
Defense: INF - 91 mph. Active feet, works through ball, solid/avg. Angles to field and throw, sure hands, above avg. arm strength across diamond.
Hit: Square stance with short leg kick trigger, shoulder load, balanced in box, controlled aggressive swing, hard line drive contact, gap to gap approach.
Power: 85 mph exit velocity from the tee.
Run: 7.74 runner in the 60. 

Delivery: Longer rocker step, builds momentum in delivery, hard push off rubber, loses lower half, lands inline to catcher.
Arm Action: Slight wrap, above avg. arm strength, compact path with extension to plate, high ¾ slot.
FB: T88, 85-87 mph. Straight on flat plane; solid strikes.
CB: 66-69 mph. Gradual 11/5 break; lacks velocity compared to FB.
CH: 72-76 mph. Shows feel for pitch, avg. action currently.

2/20/21

Positional Profile: SS/RHP. Follow in 2024 class.

Body: Athletic 5-foot-11, 175-pound build

Hit: LHH. Balanced, athletic stance. Leg kick load with hand and hip coil. Fluid, slight uphill swing. Hard, consistent line-drives to his middle/away side.

Power: 86 mph exit velocity from the tee. Quick hands.

Arm: RH. INF - 86 mph. Long high-¾ arm action with above average carry.

Defense: Athletic actions to field with quick feet and lateral range. Solid hands to field.

Run: 4.60 home-to-first time.

 

Delivery: Quick tempo rocker-step delivery. Tall, repeatable balance point. Lands closed, throwing across his body with good arm speed. Athletic finish

Arm Action: RH. Long high-¾ arm action. Good arm speed.

FB: 84-86 mph, straight action. Jumps out of hand.

CB: 58-61 mph, loose 10/4 break with developing feel. Slows down arm.

CH: 65-67 mph, slight fade action. Slows down arm.


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