Prep Baseball Report

CLASS OF 2022

RHP
1B

Kellen
Hershberger

Spoon River JC
Normal Community (HS) • IL
6' 2" • 210LBS
R/R • 20yr 5mo
Travel Team: Illinois Braves
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Best Of Stats

Pitching

Fastball

86
Velocity (max)
3/20/21
81 - 85
Velo Range
3/20/21
2174
Spin Rate (avg)
10/18/20

Changeup

75 - 78
Velo Range
3/20/21
1904
Spin Rate (avg)
2/24/21

Curveball

71.2 - 73.2
Velo Range
2/24/21
2381
Spin Rate (avg)
2/24/21

Slider

69 - 71
Velo Range
3/20/21
2028
Spin Rate (avg)
3/20/21
Power
88.6
Exit Velocity (max)
2/24/21
80
Exit Velocity (avg)
2/24/21
297
Distance (max)
10/18/20
60
Sweet Spot %
10/18/20
Hitting
23.9
Hand Speed (max)
2/24/21
71.4
Bat Speed (max)
2/24/21
11.2
Rot. Acc (max)
2/24/21
-
Hard Hit %
Run
8
60
2/24/21
-
30-yd
-
10-yd
-
Run speed (max)
Defense
83
INF Velo
2/24/21
-
OF Velo
-
C Velo
-
Pop Time

Positional Tools

2021
2020
2019
60 Yard Dash
8.00
Infield Velocity
83.0
Power / Speed Score
11.1
60 Yard Dash
8.07
Infield Velocity
81.0
Power / Speed Score
10.8
60 Yard Dash
8.30
Infield Velocity
76.0
Power / Speed Score
9.6
Peoria Preseason I.D.
Feb 24, 2021
Position
8.00
60-yard
83
INF Velo
89
Exit Velo
Power Speed Score
Class of 2022 Showcase
Oct 18, 2020
Position
8.07
60-yard
81
INF Velo
87
Exit Velo
Power Speed Score
Peoria Preseason I.D.
Feb 26, 2020
Position
8.12
60-yard
81
INF Velo
79
Exit Velo
Underclass Showcase
Oct 20, 2019
Position
8.30
60-yard
76
INF Velo
80
Exit Velo

Hitting

2021
2020
Exit Velocity Max
88.6
Exit Velocity Avg
80.0
Distance Max
265
Distance Avg
163
Launch Angle Avg
16.2
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
86.9
Exit Velocity Avg
66.0
Distance Max
297
Distance Avg
113
Launch Angle Avg
15.5
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Peoria Preseason I.D.
Feb 24, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
88.6
Exit Velocity (max)
80.0
Exit Velocity (avg)
163
Distance (avg)
265
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Class of 2022 Showcase
Oct 18, 2020
Trackman - Hitting
86.9
Exit Velocity (max)
66.0
Exit Velocity (avg)
113
Distance (avg)
297
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %

Hitting

2021
Hand Speed Max
23.9
Hand Speed Avg
21.1
Bat Speed Max
71.4
Bat Speed Avg
67.0
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Peoria Preseason I.D.
Feb 24, 2021
Blast - Hitting
23.9
Hand Speed (max)
21.1
Hand Speed (avg)
71.4
Bat Speed (max)
67.0
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency

Pitching

2021
2020
Fastball
Velocity Max
86.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
82.9
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
1972
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
23.8
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
72.2
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
2209
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
76.3
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1902
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
Slider
Velocity Avg
69.9
Slider
Spin Rate Avg
2028
Slider
Total Movement Avg
Fastball
Velocity Max
81.1
Fastball
Velocity Avg
79.8
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
2174
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
27.3
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
68.0
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
2239
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
74.7
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1895
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
Preseason All-State (Invite Only)
Mar 20, 2021
Trackman - Fastball
86.0
Velocity (max)
80.5 - 84.8
Velo Range
80.3
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,191
Spin Rate (max)
1,962
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
72.4
Velocity (max)
71.9 - 72.3
Velo Range
69.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,071
Spin Rate (max)
1,993
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Slider
70.5
Velocity (max)
69.0 - 70.5
Velo Range
66.4
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,080
Spin Rate (max)
2,028
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
77.9
Velocity (max)
75.4 - 77.9
Velo Range
73.7
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,932
Spin Rate (max)
1,898
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Peoria Preseason I.D.
Feb 24, 2021
Trackman - Fastball
85.1
Velocity (max)
82.2 - 84.1
Velo Range
82.2
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,208
Spin Rate (max)
1,981
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
73.3
Velocity (max)
71.2 - 73.2
Velo Range
70.1
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,420
Spin Rate (max)
2,381
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
77.1
Velocity (max)
75.4 - 76.9
Velo Range
74.7
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,924
Spin Rate (max)
1,904
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Class of 2022 Showcase
Oct 18, 2020
Trackman - Fastball
81.1
Velocity (max)
78.9 - 80.7
Velo Range
79.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,190
Spin Rate (max)
2,174
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
68.5
Velocity (max)
67.5 - 68.5
Velo Range
66.8
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,312
Spin Rate (max)
2,239
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
75.9
Velocity (max)
73.8 - 75.5
Velo Range
74.3
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,026
Spin Rate (max)
1,895
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %

Pitch Scores

2021
2020
Fastball
Hop+
Fastball
Sink+
Fastball
Rise+
Curveball
Hammer+
Curveball
Sweep+
Fastball
Hop+
Fastball
Sink+
Fastball
Rise+
Curveball
Hammer+
Curveball
Sweep+
Peoria Preseason I.D.
Feb 24, 2021
Pitch Scores - Fastball
Hop+
Rise+
Sink+
Pitch Scores - Curveball
Hammer+
Sweep+
Class of 2022 Showcase
Oct 18, 2020
Pitch Scores - Fastball
Hop+
Rise+
Sink+
Pitch Scores - Curveball
Hammer+
Sweep+

Pitching Velos

2021
2020
2019
Fastball
Velocity Max
86.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
83.0
Curveball
Velocity Avg
72.0
Changeup
Velocity Avg
76.2
Slider
Velocity Avg
70.0
Fastball
Velocity Max
81.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
78.2
Curveball
Velocity Avg
67.0
Changeup
Velocity Avg
72.5
Fastball
Velocity Max
74.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
72.5
Curveball
Velocity Avg
63.0
Changeup
Velocity Avg
66.0
Preseason All-State (Invite Only)
Mar 20, 2021
Pitching
86
Max FB
81 - 85
FB
72 - 72
CB
75 - 78
CH
69 - 71
SL
Peoria Preseason I.D.
Feb 24, 2021
Pitching
85
Max FB
82 - 84
FB
71 - 73
CB
75 - 77
CH
Class of 2022 Showcase
Oct 18, 2020
Pitching
81
Max FB
79 - 81
FB
68 - 69
CB
74 - 76
CH
Peoria Preseason I.D.
Feb 26, 2020
Pitching
78
Max FB
76 - 77
FB
65 - 66
CB
69 - 71
CH
Underclass Showcase
Oct 20, 2019
Pitching
74
Max FB
72 - 73
FB
62 - 64
CB
64 - 68
CH

Game Performance

Visual Edge

2021
Edge Score
62.42

Pitch Ai

Notes

Comments

3/20/21

Positional Profile: 1B/RHP
Body: 6-2, 195-pounds.
Delivery: Repeatable tall and fall delivery, smooth rhythm, fluid footwork in windup, strong front side, works in line to target, balanced finish.
Arm Action: RH. Long arm action, high 3/4 arm slot.
FB: T86, 81-85 mph. Arm side run, plays arm side of plate. T2191, 1962 average rpm.
CB: 72-72 mph. 11/5 shape, sharp action, has depth. T2070, 1993 average rpm.
SL: 69-71 mph. 10/4 shape, gradual action, feel for strikes. T2079, 2027 average rpm.
CH: 75-78 mph. Sink/fade action, arm speed similar to fastball. T1931, 1898 average rpm. 

2/24/21

Positional Profile: 1B/RHP
Body: 6-2, 195-pounds. Large frame.
Delivery: Tall and fall delivery, smooth rhythm, tall at balance point, works in line to target.
Arm Action: RH. Loose arm action, high 3/4 arm slot.
FB: T85, 82-84 mph. Flashes arm side run, thrown for strikes. T2208, 1981 average rpm.
CB: 71-73 mph. 11/5 shape, sharp action, shows depth, thrown for strikes. T2419, 2380 average rpm.
CH: 75-77 mph. Straight change, arm speed similar to fastball. T1924, 1903 average rpm.

Hit: RHH. Tall, open setup, smooth load, short stride, easy pre-pitch actions. Short, strong swing, level bat path, consistent line drives, gap-to-gap approach.
Power: 88.64 max exit velocity, averaged 79.98 mph. 265’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 83 mph. Short, loose arm action, high 3/4 arm slot.
Defense: Easy actions at first base, sure-handed, fluid footwork, quick double play turn.
Run: 8.00 runner in the 60. 

2/24/21
One of the better breaking balls was landed by RHP Kellen Hershberger (Normal Community, 2022). The 6-foot-2, 195-pound righty throws an 11/5 curveball with absolute conviction and arm speed leading to above average depth and spin (T2420 RPM). He also showed an 82-83 mph fastball that touched 85 mph with occasional arm side run.
10/18/20

Positional Profile: 1B/RHP
Body: 6-2, 195-pounds. Long, athletic frame; projects
Delivery: Quick tempo, works fast, stays in rhythm, lands slightly closed, level shoulders.
Arm Action: RH. High 3/4 arm slot, long, loose action.
FB: T81, 79-81 mph. Four-seam type, mostly straight, works downhill some, consistent strikes.
CB: 68-69 mph. 11/5 shape, works arm-side of plate, somewhat tight, max spin rate of 2,312 rpm via TrackMan.
CH: 74-76 mph. Some downward action.

Hit: RHH. Tall, open setup, smooth load, short stride, simple pre-pitch actions. Works to inside the ball, used the middle of the field, line-drive approach.
Power: 87 mph exit velocity from the tee.
Arm: RH. INF - 81 mph. High 3/4 arm slot, short action.
Defense: Athletic actions from first base, wide base, fields from the center at times, showed smooth actions on double play turn, comfortable around the bag.
Run: 8.07 runner in the 60. 

10/20/19

Positional Profile: 1B/3B
Body: 6-foot-2, 175-pounds. Strong, athletic build.
Hit: RHH. Tall balanced set-up, smooth hand load, toe tap stride.  Uphill bat path with extension through swing, pull-side approach
Power: 80 mph exit velocity from the tee.
Arm: RH. INF - 76 mph. Short arm action, over the top to high 3/4 slot.
Defense: Clean exchange, fluid footwork around the bag.
Run: 8.3 runner in the 60. 

Positional Profile: RHP
Delivery: Tall and fall delivery, smooth and balanced.
Arm Action: RH. High 3/4 slot, loose arm action, easy effort.
FB: T74, 72-73 mph. Cutting movement.
CB: 62-64 mph. 11/5 shape.
CH: 64-68 mph. Fading movement. 

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