Mitch Wood
Mitch Wood
Mitch Wood
Mitch Wood

CLASS OF 2021

SS
RHP

Mitch
Wood

Iowa
Ottumwa (HS) • IA
6-2 • 190LBS • R/R
Travel Team: Iowa Sticks/OB Nelson Post #3

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2/24/21

Athletic 6-foot-2, 190-pound infielder. Iowa commit. The right-handed hitter has a quiet setup with a repeatable body load into an aggressive, uphill swing. Creates bat speed through the zone, generating some lift to the gaps. 92 mph exit velocity off the tee. In the infield, displays confident fielding actions with soft hands and clean exchanges making 88 mph throws across the diamond from a short high-¾ arm slot. Ran a 7.27 60-yard dash.

9/01/20

Athletic, strong middle infielder. Solid, confident defender up the middle with athletic actions and good glove. Made consistent hard contact from the right side, hitting a homerun to CF on Sunday. On the mound, Wood sat 84-85 T87 with his fastball. Showed good feel for a 11/5 curveball 66-68mph that has good shape and movement. Iowa commit.

3/08/20

Positional Profile: SS/RHP
Body: 6-2, 180-pounds.
Hit: RHH. Open stance, creates bat speed, short to contact, lifts through zone, hard line drive contact, impacts baseball consistently.
Power: 92 mph exit velocity from the tee.
Arm: RH. INF - 87 mph.
Defense: Works around and through, low to ground, confident glove, has overall athletic actions to field.
Run: 6.90 runner in the 60.

Delivery: Compact athletic delivery, repeats well, has feel for zone.
Arm Action: RH. Clean compact arm action with good hand quickness out front.
FB: T88, 87-88 mph. Varying action on fastball for strikes.
CB: 68-70 mph. Sharper 11/5 break with quality depth.
CH: 80-81 mph. Inconsistent changeup mostly around zone.

3/10/19

6-foot-1, 175-pound right-handed hitting 2-way player. U. of Iowa commit. 7.57 runner. Open stance, controlled leg kick trigger, delivers weight through ball well with quiet head, consistently barrels baseball, has extension through contact with projectable pop in bat, hard line drives and fly balls off bat, 88 mph exit velocity. Has above avg. hands and feet in field, soft glove, works through baseball in rhythm, throws are online with carry and accuracy to bag, above avg. actions from compact physical frame with present strength, 88 mph arm across infield. On mound; sequenced delivery into medium athletic balance point, gains momentum down mound, compact arm action with good hand speed out front. Fastball was 83-85 mph with varying quality run and sink to arm-side; late cut action on 4-seam. Breaking ball has cutter shape and spin, loose shape, with avg. feel for zone. Above avg. changeup with late run and sink to bottom of zone.

3/11/18- 6-foot-1, 165-pound right-handed hitting 2-way player. 7.53 runner. Open stance, easy stride to square, pre-set hands, whippy swing with bat speed, tilted posture to create launch angle oriented swing, hard line drive contact, uses middle of field well, 89 mph exit velocity. Athletic actions, sure hands, quick exchange with quick release, hands and feet play well, accurate to bag, 84 mph arm across infield. On mound; simple turn into medium balance point, shows body control, quick down mound, lands inline to catcher, with compact arm action. Works fastball downhill, quicker arm, late sinking action, at 82-83 mph. 11/5 breaking ball is inconsistent; tends to slow arm speed. Avg. feel for changeup; in and around zone.

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