Prep Baseball Report

CLASS OF 2026

RHP
1B

Joshua
Kursell

Judah Christian (HS) • IL
6' 1" • 170LBS
R/R • 16yr 6mo
Travel Team: Illinois Braves

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2026 National

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Best Of Stats

Pitching

Fastball

81
Velocity (max)
2/25/23
79 - 80.3
Velo Range
2/25/23
1785
Spin Rate (avg)
2/25/23

Changeup

72 - 75
Velo Range
2/25/23
1153
Spin Rate (avg)
2/25/23

Curveball

64 - 69
Velo Range
2/25/23
1591
Spin Rate (avg)
2/25/23

Slider

68.9 - 69.4
Velo Range
2/25/23
1609
Spin Rate (avg)
2/25/23
Power
85.4
Exit Velocity (max)
8/21/22
-
Exit Velocity (avg)
-
Distance (max)
-
Sweet Spot %
Hitting
21.7
Hand Speed (max)
8/21/22
67.3
Bat Speed (max)
8/21/22
21.4
Rot. Acc (max)
8/21/22
-
Hard Hit %
Run
8.52
60
8/21/22
4.61
30-yd
8/21/22
1.92
10-yd
8/21/22
15.7
Run speed (max)
8/21/22

Positional Tools

Hitting

2022
Exit Velocity Max
85.4
Exit Velocity Avg
82.1
Distance Max
301
Distance Avg
215
Launch Angle Avg
17.9
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Chicagoland Open
Aug 21, 2022
Trackman - Hitting
85.4
Exit Velocity (max)
82.1
Exit Velocity (avg)
215
Distance (avg)
300
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %

Hitting

2022
Hand Speed Max
21.7
Hand Speed Avg
20.5
Bat Speed Max
67.3
Bat Speed Avg
64.5
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Chicagoland Open
Aug 21, 2022
Blast - Hitting
21.7
Hand Speed (max)
20.5
Hand Speed (avg)
67.3
Bat Speed (max)
64.5
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency

Pitching

2023
2022
Fastball
Velocity Max
80.5
Fastball
Velocity Avg
79.6
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
1785
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
22.4
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
66.7
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
1591
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
73.5
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1153
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
Slider
Velocity Avg
69.1
Slider
Spin Rate Avg
1609
Slider
Total Movement Avg
Fastball
Velocity Max
79.3
Fastball
Velocity Avg
78.3
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
1988
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
25.4
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
64.7
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
1884
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
71.1
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1173
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
Slider
Velocity Avg
64.5
Slider
Spin Rate Avg
1878
Slider
Total Movement Avg
Preseason All-State: Underclass (Invite-Only)
Feb 25, 2023
Trackman - Fastball
80.5
Velocity (max)
79.0 - 80.3
Velo Range
79.7
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,892
Spin Rate (max)
1,785
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Spin Efficiency % (avg)
Trackman - Curveball
69.8
Velocity (max)
64.5 - 68.9
Velo Range
65.0
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,700
Spin Rate (max)
1,591
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Spin Efficiency % (avg)
Trackman - Slider
69.4
Velocity (max)
68.9 - 69.4
Velo Range
67.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,663
Spin Rate (max)
1,609
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Spin Efficiency % (avg)
Trackman - ChangeUp
74.8
Velocity (max)
72.3 - 74.6
Velo Range
73.5
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,200
Spin Rate (max)
1,153
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Spin Efficiency % (avg)
Chicagoland Open
Aug 21, 2022
Trackman - Fastball
79.3
Velocity (max)
77.5 - 79.2
Velo Range
76.9
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,072
Spin Rate (max)
1,988
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
65.5
Velocity (max)
63.7 - 65.5
Velo Range
63.1
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,951
Spin Rate (max)
1,884
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Slider
65.7
Velocity (max)
63.5 - 65.5
Velo Range
63.2
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,959
Spin Rate (max)
1,878
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
72.5
Velocity (max)
70.2 - 72.2
Velo Range
70.1
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,203
Spin Rate (max)
1,173
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %

Pitch Scores

Pitching Velos

2023
2022
Fastball
Velocity Max
81.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
79.5
Curveball
Velocity Avg
66.5
Changeup
Velocity Avg
73.5
Slider
Velocity Avg
69.0
Fastball
Velocity Max
79.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
78.5
Curveball
Velocity Avg
65.0
Changeup
Velocity Avg
71.0
Slider
Velocity Avg
65.0
Preseason All-State: Underclass (Invite-Only)
Feb 25, 2023
Pitching
81
Max FB
79 - 80
FB
64 - 69
CB
72 - 75
CH
69 - 69
SL
Chicagoland Open
Aug 21, 2022
Pitching
79
Max FB
78 - 79
FB
64 - 66
CB
70 - 72
CH
64 - 66
SL

Game Performance

2023
2022
RSi
Vertical Jump
10 Yard Dash
1.92
30 Yard Dash
4.61
60 Yard Dash
8.52
Top Speed (MPH)
Preseason All-State: Underclass (Invite-Only)
Feb 25, 2023
Swift
1.59
RSi (max)
1.59
RSi (avg)
973
Jump Power (max)
20.6
Jump Height (max)
20.4
Jump Height (avg)
Chicagoland Open
Aug 21, 2022
Swift
1.92
10-yd
4.61
30-yd
8.52
60-yd
15.7
Run speed (max)

Visual Edge

2022
Edge Score
73.78
Chicagoland Open
Aug 21, 2022
Visual Skills
73.78
Edge Score

Pitch Ai

2022
Arm Speed
Arm Slot
Knee Extension Velo
Deception
Hip-Shoulder Separation
Chicagoland Open
Aug 21, 2022
ProPlayAI - Foot Plant
Elbow Flexion (avg)
Shoulder Abduction (avg)
Hip Shoulder Seperation (avg)
ProPlayAI - MER
External Rotation (avg)
Stride Length (avg)
Horizontal Abduction (avg)
ProPlayAI - Release
Arm Speed (max)
Arm Speed (avg)
Knee Extension Velocity (max)
Knee Extension Velocity (avg)
Knee Flexion (avg)
Arm Slot (avg)
Lateral Trunk Tilt (avg)
Arm Path (avg)
Deception (avg)
Torque (avg)
Efficiency (avg)
Sequencing (avg)

Notes

Comments

2/25/23

Positional Profile: RHP/1B
Body: 6-1, 150-pounds.
Delivery: Controlled tempo, medium leg-lift, tall/fall lower-half, stride works in-line.
Arm Action: RH. Short arm bar out of the glove into a high 3/4 slot.
FB: T81, 79-80 mph. Slight run to the arm-side.  T1892, 1785 average rpm.
CB: 64-69 mph. Shorter shape, tight action. T1700, 1591 average rpm.
SL: 69-69 mph. Short lateral shape.  T1663, 1609 average rpm.
CH: 72-75 mph. Plays mostly straight. T1200, 1153 average rpm. 

8/21/22

The 6-foot-1, 150-pound right-hander cruised in the 77-79 mph range with his fastball, playing with some life through the zone. He went to two different breaking balls throughout his ‘pen, the first being an 11/5 curveball at 63-65 mph, and the second being a 10/4 slider at 63-66 mph. His final offering was a changeup at 70-72 mph, fading late at times to the arm-side. 

8/21/22

Positional Profile: RHP/3B
Body: 6-1, 150-pounds.
Delivery: Fluid delivery, stays closed and works on-line down the mound.
Arm Action: RH. Short, compact arm action, plays from a high 3/4 slot.
FB: T79.3, 77-79 mph. Showed control, works mostly straight with some ride through the zone. T2072, 1988 average rpm.
CB: 64-66 mph. Feel for the pitch, tight spin at times, 11/5 shape. T1951, 1884 average rpm.
SL: 64-66 mph. Curveball and slider play similar. Feel for the pitch with late action and quality shape. T1959, 1878 average rpm.
CH: 70-72 mph. Straight changeup, maintains arm speed. T1203, 1173 average rpm.

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