Joey Ward
Joey Ward
Joey Ward
Joey Ward
Joey Ward
Joey Ward

CLASS OF 2023

OF
2B

Joey
Ward

Maine South (HS) • IL
5-8 • 165LBS • R/R
Travel Team: Illinois Canes

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Positional Tools Velos / Pop
TrackMan Hitting
Blast
Pitching Velos
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Best Of Stats

Hitting
24.6
Hand Speed (max)
10/25/20
72.4
Bat Speed (max)
10/25/20
16.2
Rot. Acc (max)
10/25/20
-
Hard Hit %
Power
89.9
Exit Velocity (max)
2/05/22
90
Exit Velocity (avg)
2/05/22
314
Distance (max)
10/25/20
73
Sweet Spot %
10/25/20
Run
7.12
60-yard
3/13/21
-
30-yd
-
10-yd
-
Run speed (max)
Defense
77
INF Velo
10/25/20
86
OF Velo
2/05/22
67
C Velo
3/03/19
2.30 - 2.44
Pop Time
3/03/19
Pitching

Fastball

76
Velocity (max)
7/16/20
74 - 76
Velo Range
7/16/20
-
Spin Rate (avg)

Positional Tools

2022
2021
2020
2019
60 Yard Dash
7.37
Outfield Velocity
86.0
Power / Speed Score
12.2
60 Yard Dash
7.12
Outfield Velocity
85.0
Power / Speed Score
12.6
60 Yard Dash
7.32
Infield Velocity
77.0
Outfield Velocity
83.0
Power / Speed Score
11.6
60 Yard Dash
7.68
Pop Time
2.30 - 2.44
Catcher Velocity
67.0
Infield Velocity
70.0
Power / Speed Score
10.2
Aurora Preseason ID
Feb 5, 2022
Position
7.37
60-yard
86
OF Velo
90
Exit Velo
O'Hare Preseason I.D.
Mar 13, 2021
Position
7.12
60-yard
85
OF Velo
89
Exit Velo
Underclass Showcase
Oct 25, 2020
Position
7.32
60-yard
77
INF Velo
83
OF Velo
81
Exit Velo
2020 Michigan Limited Series
Jul 16, 2020
Position
7.54
60-yard
77
INF Velo
79
OF Velo
85
Exit Velo
Lockport Preseason I.D.
Feb 17, 2020
Position
7.55
60-yard
71
INF Velo
80
Exit Velo
Future Prospects Showcase & Educational Camp
Mar 3, 2019
Position
7.68
60-yard
2.30 - 2.44
Pop Time
70
INF Velo
67
C Velo
78
Exit Velo

Hitting

2022
2021
2020
Exit Velocity Max
89.9
Exit Velocity Avg
81.4
Distance Max
292
Distance Avg
167
Launch Angle Avg
18.6
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
89.4
Exit Velocity Avg
79.4
Distance Max
306
Distance Avg
210
Launch Angle Avg
18.7
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
85.0
Exit Velocity Avg
79.4
Distance Max
314
Distance Avg
204
Launch Angle Avg
18.8
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Aurora Preseason ID
Feb 5, 2022
Trackman - Hitting
89.9
Exit Velocity (max)
81.4
Exit Velocity (avg)
167
Distance (avg)
292
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
O'Hare Preseason I.D.
Mar 13, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
89.4
Exit Velocity (max)
79.4
Exit Velocity (avg)
210
Distance (avg)
306
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Underclass Showcase
Oct 25, 2020
Trackman - Hitting
85.0
Exit Velocity (max)
79.4
Exit Velocity (avg)
204
Distance (avg)
314
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %

Hitting

2022
2021
2020
Hand Speed Max
21.0
Hand Speed Avg
20.5
Bat Speed Max
68.6
Bat Speed Avg
65.2
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Hand Speed Max
24.1
Hand Speed Avg
23.1
Bat Speed Max
70.2
Bat Speed Avg
68.7
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Hand Speed Max
24.6
Hand Speed Avg
22.6
Bat Speed Max
72.4
Bat Speed Avg
68.6
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Aurora Preseason ID
Feb 5, 2022
Blast - Hitting
21.0
Hand Speed (max)
20.5
Hand Speed (avg)
68.6
Bat Speed (max)
65.2
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
O'Hare Preseason I.D.
Mar 13, 2021
Blast - Hitting
24.1
Hand Speed (max)
23.1
Hand Speed (avg)
70.2
Bat Speed (max)
68.7
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Underclass Showcase
Oct 25, 2020
Blast - Hitting
24.6
Hand Speed (max)
22.6
Hand Speed (avg)
72.4
Bat Speed (max)
68.6
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency

Pitching

Pitch Scores

Pitching Velos

2020
Fastball
Velocity Max
76.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
75.0

Game Performance

Visual Edge

2022
Edge Score
75.09
Aurora Preseason ID
Feb 5, 2022
Visual Skills
75.09
Edge Score

Pitch Ai

Notes

Comments

2/05/22

Positional Profile: OF/2B
Body: 5-8, 155-pounds. Sloped shoulders. Thick upper half.
Hit: RHH. Open setup with an athletic base. Rhythmic back hip load, balanced throughout. Strong hands. Bat speed. Stays inside the baseball.
Power: 89.9 max exit velocity, averaged 81.4 mph. 292’ max distance.
Arm: RH. OF - 86 mph. Short and quick arm action. Over-the-top arm slot.
Defense: Takes an extra step on the transfer through the throw. Long to release.
Run: 7.37 runner in the 60. 

3/13/21

Positional Profile: OF
Body: 5-8, 155-pounds.
Hit: RHH. Balanced setup, slight crouch, leg lift, strong base, simple pre-pitch actions. Short, aggressive swing, direct to inside baseball, max bat speed of 68.7 MPH, gap-to-gap approach.
Power: 89.44 max exit velocity, averaged 79.45 mph. 305’ max distance.
Arm: RH. OF - 85 mph. Short arm action, high 3/4 arm slot.
Defense: Sets up behind ball, active feet, plays through it.
Run: 7.12 runner in the 60. 

10/25/20

Positional Profile: 2B/OF
Body: 5-8, 145-pounds.
Hit: RHH. Balanced, open setup, short stride, easy pre-pitch actions. Path works inside the ball, looks to make contact out front, used middle of the field at times, flashed fluidity.
Power: 81 mph exit velocity from the tee.
Arm: RH. INF - 77 mph. OF - 83 mph. Over-the-top arm slot, short, compact action.
Defense: Outfield: Quiet actions, sets up behind the baseball, plays through it. Infield: fields from a wide base, fields from center, steady hands.
Run: 7.32 runner in the 60. 

6/18/20

Compact frame. Right-handed hitting shortstop. Balanced setup, rhythmic pre-pitch movement, short stride to even. Swings a quick bat that stays short and level through the zone. Found the barrel in all three at-bats against PBA Wisconsin. Showed impressive defensive actions at shortstop with fluid feet, steady hands, and range up the middle. 

2/17/20

Positional Profile: 2B
Body: 5-foot-7, 145-pounds. Strong, well-proportioned frame.
Hit: RHH. Open setup, smooth load, leg-lift timing trigger, short stride.  Bat travels on a short plane through the zone, extension through contact, showed some gap-to-gap pop.
Power: 80 mph exit velocity from the tee.
Arm: RH. INF - 71 mph. Short draw, high 3/4 slot.
Defense: Sits back on the ball, hands play under center, two-hand gather. 
Run: 7.55 runner in the 60. 

3/03/19

Positional Profile: 2B/SS
Body: 5-5, 150-pounds.
Defense: 2.30-2.44 pop times. Soft hands, clean exchange.
Arm: RH. C - 67 mph. INF - 70 mph.  Long arm action, throws flashed carry.
Hit: RHH. Crouched, slightly open setup. Quick bat, gap to gap approach.
Power: 78 mph exit velocity from the tee.
Run: 7.68 runner in the 60.

8/05/18

(Junior Future Games) - 5-foot-4, 130-pound, right-handed hitting multi-positional prospect. Showed ability to play the middle of the field and behind the plate in-game. From the infield, hands work, clean transfers, high 3/4 slot, throws topped 62 mph across the diamond. Offensively, flashed line drive abilities with an all field approach. Lined out hard to the pull side and drove a single to right field with two strikes. Exit velocity topped 77 mph from a tee. 7.75 runner in the 60.

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