Ernie Day
Ernie Day
Ernie Day
Ernie Day
Ernie Day




Iowa Western CC
Taft (HS) • IL
6-4 • 220LBS • R/R


2021 National

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Verbally committed to Iowa Western CC.


Decommitted from Michigan State. 


Ernie Day (Taft HS, IL, 2020) a Michigan State commit, started on the mound in the morning game for North Stars. The 6-foot-4, 210-pound, broad-shouldered, senior worked worked three hitless innings. Day has a clean arm stroke and was pitching with minimal effort at 85-86 mph, touching 87. Day also showed off a big-bending, 11/5 curveball, that he was landing for strikes and also expanding with two strikes.


Committed to Michigan State.


De-committed from Miami (OH).


6-foot-3, 205-pound, athletically-built, strong, two-way prospect. Right-handed pitcher, stuff and velocity continue to ascend. Tall and fall delivery, works on-line, lands square and smooth rhythm throughout with regular effort. Loose, extremely quick arm action from a high ¾ to over-the-top window. Fastball, live through the hitting zone, late arm-side action, sat 86-89 mph, touched 90. Changeup, lowers slot, maintains arm speed, arm-side-run and sinking action, thrown for strikes, 77-80 mph. Curveball, thrown aggressively, sharp 11/5 action, 72-75 mph. Offensively, right-handed hitter, balanced setup, short stride, loose hands, uphill bat path and 93 mph exit velocity from a tee. Defensively, steady hands, winds up on release, loose arm action and throws topped at 88 mph across. 7.36 runner in the 60, laser-timed.


6-foot-2, 190-pound, right-handed hitting infielder, athletic frame. Projects on the mound, tall and fall delivery, compact balance point, slightly cross body, short stride, closed toe land, easy finish with rhythm. Arm plays short and loose, high front side, quick arm speed, over the top slot, easy effort. Fastball, worked straight, came out firm, played up, 83-87 mph, topped 88 mph. Curveball, 11/5 slurvy shape, around it, 68-73 mph. Changeup played 70 mph. Allowed no hits with two K’s and two walks in game. Defensively arm works across the infield, easy, long and loose arm action, winds up, high ¾ slot, steady hands, clean exchange, works through the ball, throws carried 85 mph across. At the plate, balanced, wide setup, back load, short stride. Strong hands, uphill path, line drive hitter, repeats to the middle of the field in BP, rhythm involved, exit velocity topped 93 mph from a tee. 7.48 runner in the 60.


5-foot-11, 178 pound, athletic, wide shouldered, two way prospect. On the mound, right handed pitcher, tall and fall delivery, level shoulders, in line directionally, closed landing, athletic finish, smooth rhythm throughout. Loose, short arm action, quick arm speed, high ¾ arm slot, easy effort, repeatable. Fastball, straight, sat 81-83 mph. Slider, 1/7 in shape, fastball arm speed, flashed sharp break, 67-70 mph. Changeup, occasional cut, ranged from 73-76 mph. Offensively, right handed hitter, balanced, wide setup, short stride, back load. Long bat path, quick bat speed, pull side tendency, exit velocity topped 87 mph off a tee. Defensively, steady hands, loose arm action, high ¾ arm slot, accurate. Throws topped 82 mph across.  Ran a 7.72 60.


5-foot-11, 178-pound, two-way prospect. On the mound, right-handed pitcher, tall and fall delivery, works online, lands square with some effort throughout. Short, quick arm action from an over-the-top slot; drops down on offspeed offerings. Fastball, late life and finish, 81-83 mph, touched 84. Curveball, sharp action, 10/4 shape, 64-67 mph. Changeup worked 68-71 mph. At the plate, right-handed hitter, balanced setup, early load, short stride and maintains balance through contact. Path stays level through the hitting zone, line-drive approach and worked the middle of the field. 86 mph exit velocity from a tee. Defensively, profiles as a corner infielder, reliable, sure hands at times, occasionally winds up on transfer, athletic arm action, throws carry across the diamond at 79 mph. 7.83 runner in the 60.


5-foot-11, 177-pound two-way player. On the mound arm worked clean, short and loose form a high ¾ slot. Regular effort with direction, lands square, upright at times. Fastball showed arm side action with control of the zone, 75-76 mph, touched 77 mph. Curveball has 11/5 shape, 61-62 mph. Changeup thrown with fastball similar arm action, runs to arm side, 65-68 mph. Right-handed hitter, balanced stance, short stride, average balance. Level path with some ability to spray the baseball, line drive contact with some rhythm. 83 mph exit velocity from the tee. 8.24 runner in the 60. Transfers clean, hands work, arm plays similar to the mound, 71 mph across the diamond.

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