Kaiden Herman
Kaiden Herman
Kaiden Herman
Kaiden Herman
Kaiden Herman

CLASS OF 2023

LHP
OF

Kaiden
Herman

Grayslake North (HS) • IL
5-9 • 140LBS • L/L
Travel Team: Illinois Lightning 17U Herman

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Best Of Stats

Pitching

Fastball

79.7
Velocity (max)
2/21/22
78.5 - 79.4
Velo Range
6/29/22
1798
Spin Rate (avg)
3/13/21

Changeup

72.1 - 74.8
Velo Range
2/21/22
1650
Spin Rate (avg)
6/29/22

Curveball

64.9 - 69.8
Velo Range
2/21/22
2159
Spin Rate (avg)
3/13/21
Power
81.8
Exit Velocity (max)
2/21/22
75
Exit Velocity (avg)
2/21/22
273
Distance (max)
2/21/22
100
Sweet Spot %
3/13/21
Hitting
21.8
Hand Speed (max)
2/21/22
68
Bat Speed (max)
2/21/22
19.6
Rot. Acc (max)
2/21/22
-
Hard Hit %
Run
7.33
60-yard
2/21/22
-
30-yd
-
10-yd
-
Run speed (max)
Defense
-
INF Velo
84
OF Velo
2/21/22
-
C Velo
-
Pop Time

Positional Tools

2022
2021
60 Yard Dash
7.33
Home to First
3.96
Outfield Velocity
84.0
Power / Speed Score
11.2
60 Yard Dash
7.71
Outfield Velocity
78.0
Power / Speed Score
9.8
Illinois Lightning Scout Day
Jun 29, 2022
Position
7.33
60-yard
80
OF Velo
75
Exit Velo
Lockport Preseason ID
Feb 21, 2022
Position
7.33
60-yard
84
OF Velo
82
Exit Velo
McHenry Preseason ID
Feb 12, 2022
Position
81
OF Velo
78
Exit Velo
3.96
H-1st
O'Hare Preseason I.D.
Mar 13, 2021
Position
7.71
60-yard
78
OF Velo
76
Exit Velo

Hitting

2022
2021
Exit Velocity Max
81.8
Exit Velocity Avg
74.1
Distance Max
273
Distance Avg
138
Launch Angle Avg
11.4
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
75.8
Exit Velocity Avg
69.9
Distance Max
253
Distance Avg
189
Launch Angle Avg
21.7
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Lockport Preseason ID
Feb 21, 2022
Trackman - Hitting
81.8
Exit Velocity (max)
75.0
Exit Velocity (avg)
182
Distance (avg)
273
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
McHenry Preseason ID
Feb 12, 2022
Trackman - Hitting
77.5
Exit Velocity (max)
73.0
Exit Velocity (avg)
82
Distance (avg)
186
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Ground Ball %
O'Hare Preseason I.D.
Mar 13, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
75.8
Exit Velocity (max)
69.9
Exit Velocity (avg)
189
Distance (avg)
253
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %

Hitting

2022
2021
Hand Speed Max
21.8
Hand Speed Avg
19.8
Bat Speed Max
68.0
Bat Speed Avg
60.8
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Hand Speed Max
21.0
Hand Speed Avg
20.0
Bat Speed Max
62.5
Bat Speed Avg
59.7
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Illinois Lightning Scout Day
Jun 29, 2022
Blast - Hitting
19.6
Hand Speed (max)
18.6
Hand Speed (avg)
61.7
Bat Speed (max)
58.8
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Lockport Preseason ID
Feb 21, 2022
Blast - Hitting
21.8
Hand Speed (max)
20.8
Hand Speed (avg)
68.0
Bat Speed (max)
62.5
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
O'Hare Preseason I.D.
Mar 13, 2021
Blast - Hitting
21.0
Hand Speed (max)
20.0
Hand Speed (avg)
62.5
Bat Speed (max)
59.7
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency

Pitching

2022
2021
Fastball
Velocity Max
79.7
Fastball
Velocity Avg
78.6
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
1577
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
20.1
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
67.6
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
1780
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
73.3
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1509
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
Fastball
Velocity Max
75.6
Fastball
Velocity Avg
74.1
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
1798
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
24.3
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
63.6
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
2159
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
69.4
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1636
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
Illinois Lightning Scout Day
Jun 29, 2022
Trackman - Fastball
79.5
Velocity (max)
78.5 - 79.4
Velo Range
75.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,801
Spin Rate (max)
1,702
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
68.8
Velocity (max)
67.3 - 68.5
Velo Range
64.1
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,075
Spin Rate (max)
1,894
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
73.7
Velocity (max)
72.5 - 73.7
Velo Range
69.9
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,690
Spin Rate (max)
1,650
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Lockport Preseason ID
Feb 21, 2022
Trackman - Fastball
79.7
Velocity (max)
78.2 - 79.3
Velo Range
74.9
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,646
Spin Rate (max)
1,541
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - Curveball
70.2
Velocity (max)
64.9 - 69.8
Velo Range
63.1
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,787
Spin Rate (max)
1,679
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - ChangeUp
75.1
Velocity (max)
72.1 - 74.8
Velo Range
70.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,603
Spin Rate (max)
1,484
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
McHenry Preseason ID
Feb 12, 2022
Trackman - Fastball
78.8
Velocity (max)
77.4 - 78.5
Velo Range
74.3
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,505
Spin Rate (max)
1,468
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
69.1
Velocity (max)
66.5 - 68.6
Velo Range
63.5
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,898
Spin Rate (max)
1,767
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
75.2
Velocity (max)
72.2 - 74.7
Velo Range
70.5
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,530
Spin Rate (max)
1,421
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
O'Hare Preseason I.D.
Mar 13, 2021
Trackman - Fastball
75.6
Velocity (max)
72.9 - 75.3
Velo Range
72.1
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,950
Spin Rate (max)
1,798
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
64.7
Velocity (max)
62.8 - 64.4
Velo Range
60.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,235
Spin Rate (max)
2,159
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
70.6
Velocity (max)
68.6 - 70.3
Velo Range
66.8
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,723
Spin Rate (max)
1,636
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %

Pitch Scores

2022
2021
Fastball
Rise+
Curveball
Hammer+
Curveball
Sweep+
Fastball
Rise+
Curveball
Hammer+
Curveball
Sweep+
McHenry Preseason ID
Feb 12, 2022
Pitch Scores - Fastball
Rise+
Pitch Scores - Curveball
Hammer+
Sweep+
O'Hare Preseason I.D.
Mar 13, 2021
Pitch Scores - Fastball
Hop+
Rise+
Pitch Scores - Curveball
Hammer+
Sweep+

Pitching Velos

2022
2021
Fastball
Velocity Max
80.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
78.3
Curveball
Velocity Avg
67.8
Changeup
Velocity Avg
73.5
Fastball
Velocity Max
76.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
74.0
Curveball
Velocity Avg
64.0
Changeup
Velocity Avg
69.5
Illinois Lightning Scout Day
Jun 29, 2022
Pitching
80
Max FB
78 - 79
FB
67 - 69
CB
73 - 74
CH
Lockport Preseason ID
Feb 21, 2022
Pitching
80
Max FB
78 - 79
FB
65 - 70
CB
72 - 75
CH
McHenry Preseason ID
Feb 12, 2022
Pitching
79
Max FB
77 - 79
FB
67 - 69
CB
72 - 75
CH
O'Hare Preseason I.D.
Mar 13, 2021
Pitching
76
Max FB
73 - 75
FB
63 - 65
CB
69 - 70
CH

Game Performance

Visual Edge

2022
Edge Score
85.38
Lockport Preseason ID
Feb 21, 2022
Visual Skills
82.74
Edge Score
McHenry Preseason ID
Feb 12, 2022
Visual Skills
85.38
Edge Score

Pitch Ai

2022
Arm Speed
Arm Slot
Knee Extension Velo
Deception
Hip-Shoulder Separation
Lockport Preseason ID
Feb 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)
McHenry Preseason ID
Feb 12, 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

6/29/22

OF/LHP Kaiden Herman (Grayslake North, 2023) has a simple left-handed swing with minimal wasted movement and the ability to handle the barrel and spray opposite field line-drives throughout his round. Quick feet and quality routes in the outfield and also a fluid mover on the mound.

2/21/22

Positional Profile: LHP/OF
Body: 5-9, 140-pounds.
Hit: LHH. Balanced setup, hands slot back as front shoulder elevates, short stride.  Short and level path to contact, barrel stays in the zone, line drive approach with some pull-side juice off the barrel.
Power: 81.8 max exit velocity, averaged 75 mph. 273’ max distance.
Arm: LH. OF - 84 mph. Long arm swing, high 3/4 slot, well above average arm strength, played athletically.
Defense: Athletic actions. Fluid footwork. Plays through the baseball.
Run: 7.33 runner in the 60. 

2/12/22

Positional Profile: LHP/OF
Body: 5-9, 140-pounds. Compact frame.
Delivery: Uptempo, Drop and drive, rotational type delivery.
Arm Action: LH. Quick, long arm action. High 3/4 arm slot.
FB: T78.8, 77.4-78.5 mph. Above average arm-side run. T1505, 1467 average rpm.
CB: 66.5-68.6 mph. Sweeping breaking ball, slurve type action. T1898, 1766 average rpm.
CH: 72.2-74.7 mph. Arm-side run. T1530, 1421 average rpm.

Hit: LHH. Athletic setup, long stride.  Simple approach. Front hip coil. Quick, level swing through the zone.
Power: 77.5 max exit velocity, averaged 73 mph. 185’ max distance.
Arm: LH. OF - 81 mph. Long arm action, high 3/4 arm slot.
Defense: Clean footwork. Plays through the baseball.
Run: 3.96 runner home-to-first. 

3/13/21

Positional Profile: LHP/OF
Body: 5-8, 130-pounds. Wiry build with a projectable frame.
Delivery: Tall and fall delivery with regular effort and smooth rhythm. Body works in line, lands closed.
Arm Action: LH. Long and loose arm action, works from a true 3/4 window.
FB: T76, 73-75 mph. Fastball plays mostly straight with slight arm side run. T1950, 1798 average rpm.
CB: 63-65 mph. Maintains fastball arm speed. 1/7 shape with gradual action and depth. Showed feel for his breaking ball, locating it for strikes. T2235, 2158 average rpm.
CH: 69-70 mph. Maintains near fastball arm speed, plays with fading action.  T1723, 1636 average rpm.

Hit: LHH. Left handed hitter with a tall and narrow stance, short stride trigger. Long and uphill bat path through contact. Showed gap-to-gap tendencies.
Power: 75.8 max exit velocity, averaged 69.92 mph. 252’ max distance.
Arm: LH. OF - 78 mph. Long arm action from a high 3/4 slot. Arm plays with some accuracy from the outfield.
Defense: Feet remain active, glove plays the ball deep.
Run: 7.71 runner in the 60. 

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