Prep Baseball Report

CLASS OF 2023

SS
2B

Michael
Farina

Southeastern CC (IA)
Mundelein (HS) • IL
6' 1" • 165LBS
R/R • 19yr 1mo
Travel Team: Top Tier 2023's
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Hitting
24
Hand Speed (max)
2/26/22
71.5
Bat Speed (max)
8/09/22
18.5
Rot. Acc (max)
2/26/22
-
Hard Hit %
Power
94.9
Exit Velocity (max)
2/26/22
89
Exit Velocity (avg)
2/26/22
348
Distance (max)
8/09/22
82
Sweet Spot %
10/25/20
Run
7.18
60
2/26/22
-
30-yd
-
10-yd
-
Run speed (max)
Defense
84
INF Velo
8/09/22
-
OF Velo
-
C Velo
-
Pop Time
Pitching

Fastball

84
Velocity (max)
7/14/21
81.7 - 83.2
Velo Range
7/14/21
2220
Spin Rate (avg)
10/25/20

Changeup

74 - 75
Velo Range
7/14/21
1986
Spin Rate (avg)
10/25/20

Curveball

72.5 - 74.2
Velo Range
7/14/21
2378
Spin Rate (avg)
7/14/21

Positional Tools

2022
2021
2020
60 Yard Dash
7.18
Infield Velocity
84.0
Power / Speed Score
13.2
60 Yard Dash
7.37
Infield Velocity
82.0
Power / Speed Score
12.5
60 Yard Dash
7.47
Infield Velocity
79.0
Power / Speed Score
11.7
Illinois State Games (Invite-Only)
Aug 9, 2022
Position
7.19
60-yard
84
INF Velo
91
Exit Velo
Power Speed Score
Preseason All-State: Upperclass (Invite-Only)
Feb 26, 2022
Position
7.18
60-yard
82
INF Velo
95
Exit Velo
Power Speed Score
Class of 2023 Showcase
Jul 14, 2021
Position
7.37
60-yard
82
INF Velo
92
Exit Velo
Power Speed Score
Underclass Showcase
Oct 25, 2020
Position
7.47
60-yard
79
INF Velo
86
Exit Velo
Power Speed Score
Underclass Games (Invite Only)
Jul 21, 2020
Position
7.62
60-yard
75
INF Velo
84
Exit Velo
Power Speed Score
Libertyville Preseason I.D.
Feb 23, 2020
Position
7.94
60-yard
72
INF Velo
81
Exit Velo

Hitting

2022
2021
2020
Exit Velocity Max
94.9
Exit Velocity Avg
85.9
Distance Max
348
Distance Avg
251
Launch Angle Avg
26.1
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
92.1
Exit Velocity Avg
82.6
Distance Max
334
Distance Avg
217
Launch Angle Avg
29.0
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
87.3
Exit Velocity Avg
80.2
Distance Max
321
Distance Avg
266
Launch Angle Avg
29.0
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Illinois State Games (Invite-Only)
Aug 9, 2022
Trackman - Hitting
91.1
Exit Velocity (max)
83.4
Exit Velocity (avg)
284
Distance (avg)
348
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Preseason All-State: Upperclass (Invite-Only)
Feb 26, 2022
Trackman - Hitting
94.9
Exit Velocity (max)
89.0
Exit Velocity (avg)
213
Distance (avg)
337
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Class of 2023 Showcase
Jul 14, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
92.1
Exit Velocity (max)
82.6
Exit Velocity (avg)
217
Distance (avg)
334
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Underclass Showcase
Oct 25, 2020
Trackman - Hitting
87.3
Exit Velocity (max)
82.3
Exit Velocity (avg)
274
Distance (avg)
321
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Underclass Games (Invite Only)
Jul 21, 2020
Trackman - Hitting
86.5
Exit Velocity (max)
78.5
Exit Velocity (avg)
260
Distance (avg)
307
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %

Hitting

2022
2021
2020
Hand Speed Max
24.0
Hand Speed Avg
22.1
Bat Speed Max
71.5
Bat Speed Avg
69.1
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Hand Speed Max
23.0
Hand Speed Avg
21.8
Bat Speed Max
65.4
Bat Speed Avg
64.2
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Hand Speed Max
21.6
Hand Speed Avg
20.9
Bat Speed Max
64.6
Bat Speed Avg
63.8
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Illinois State Games (Invite-Only)
Aug 9, 2022
Blast - Hitting
22.3
Hand Speed (max)
21.5
Hand Speed (avg)
71.5
Bat Speed (max)
70.4
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Preseason All-State: Upperclass (Invite-Only)
Feb 26, 2022
Blast - Hitting
24.0
Hand Speed (max)
22.7
Hand Speed (avg)
70.6
Bat Speed (max)
67.8
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Class of 2023 Showcase
Jul 14, 2021
Blast - Hitting
23.0
Hand Speed (max)
21.8
Hand Speed (avg)
65.4
Bat Speed (max)
64.2
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Underclass Showcase
Oct 25, 2020
Blast - Hitting
21.6
Hand Speed (max)
20.9
Hand Speed (avg)
64.6
Bat Speed (max)
63.8
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Underclass Games (Invite Only)
Jul 21, 2020
Blast - Hitting
21.2
Hand Speed (max)
20.4
Hand Speed (avg)
66.6
Bat Speed (max)
63.0
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)

Pitching

2021
2020
Fastball
Velocity Max
83.9
Fastball
Velocity Avg
82.3
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
2025
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
24.6
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
73.3
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
2378
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
74.3
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1496
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
Fastball
Velocity Max
79.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
76.9
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
2172
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
28.2
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
67.6
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
2190
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
72.6
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1986
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
Class of 2023 Showcase
Jul 14, 2021
Trackman - Fastball
83.9
Velocity (max)
81.7 - 83.2
Velo Range
81.4
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,148
Spin Rate (max)
2,025
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
74.7
Velocity (max)
72.5 - 74.2
Velo Range
71.7
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,426
Spin Rate (max)
2,378
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
74.9
Velocity (max)
73.8 - 74.8
Velo Range
74.3
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,637
Spin Rate (max)
1,496
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Underclass Showcase
Oct 25, 2020
Trackman - Fastball
79.0
Velocity (max)
75.3 - 79.0
Velo Range
76.9
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,340
Spin Rate (max)
2,220
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
70.6
Velocity (max)
68.7 - 70.1
Velo Range
67.7
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,317
Spin Rate (max)
2,262
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
72.9
Velocity (max)
72.3 - 72.9
Velo Range
71.8
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,090
Spin Rate (max)
1,986
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Underclass Games (Invite Only)
Jul 21, 2020
Trackman - Fastball
78.0
Velocity (max)
75.6 - 77.1
Velo Range
74.2
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,277
Spin Rate (max)
2,131
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
66.5
Velocity (max)
62.8 - 66.5
Velo Range
62.1
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,147
Spin Rate (max)
2,070
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)

Pitch Scores

2021
2020
Fastball
Hop+
Fastball
Sink+
Fastball
Rise+
Curveball
Hammer+
Curveball
Sweep+
Fastball
Hop+
Fastball
Sink+
Fastball
Rise+
Curveball
Hammer+
Curveball
Sweep+
Class of 2023 Showcase
Jul 14, 2021
Pitch Scores - Fastball
Hop+
Rise+
Sink+
Pitch Scores - Curveball
Hammer+
Sweep+
Underclass Showcase
Oct 25, 2020
Pitch Scores - Fastball
Hop+
Rise+
Sink+
Pitch Scores - Curveball
Hammer+
Sweep+

Pitching Velos

2021
2020
Fastball
Velocity Max
84.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
80.2
Curveball
Velocity Avg
71.8
Changeup
Velocity Avg
72.8
Fastball
Velocity Max
79.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
76.5
Curveball
Velocity Avg
66.0
Changeup
Velocity Avg
69.8
Class of 2023 Showcase
Jul 14, 2021
Pitching
84
Max FB
82 - 83
FB
73 - 74
CB
74 - 75
CH
2021 Western Michigan Limited Series
Jul 1, 2021
Pitching
80
Max FB
76 - 80
FB
69 - 71
CB
70 - 72
CH
Underclass Showcase
Oct 25, 2020
Pitching
79
Max FB
78 - 79
FB
69 - 71
CB
72 - 73
CH
Underclass Games (Invite Only)
Jul 21, 2020
Pitching
78
Max FB
76 - 77
FB
64 - 67
CB
Libertyville Preseason I.D.
Feb 23, 2020
Pitching
76
Max FB
74 - 75
FB
62 - 63
CB
65 - 69
CH

Game Performance

2024
2022
Vertical Jump
10 Yard Dash
1.74
30 Yard Dash
3.99
60 Yard Dash
7.19
Top Speed (MPH)
RSi
Vertical Jump
Illinois State Games (Invite-Only)
Aug 9, 2022
Swift
1.74
10-yd
3.99
30-yd
7.19
60-yd
19.2
Run speed (max)
8.3
Run Speed (avg)
2.08
RSi (max)
2.08
RSi (avg)
1,346
Jump Power (max)
25.8
Jump Height (max)
25.5
Jump Height (avg)

Visual Edge

2021
Edge Score
67.02
Class of 2023 Showcase
Jul 14, 2021
Visual Skills
67.02
Edge Score

Pitch Ai

Notes

Comments

8/10/22

MIF Michael Farina (Mundelein, 2023) has steadily been on the rise in 2022 and showed well on both sides of the ball throughout the event. On day one, he made a high-level sliding play up the middle, which he followed up with a back-hand play in the hole - following up each play with a strong/athletic throw. Offensively, the right-handed hitter caught three barrels on day one, with two line-drives to left-field and on to right-field. Farina was one of the top uncommitted 2023 infielders over the course of the two-day event.

8/09/22

Positional Profile: SS/2B
Body: 6-1, 160-pounds. Athletic frame with more room for added physicality.
Hits: RHH. Balanced stance, minimal load and short stride. Athletic hands, stays direct to the baseball, flat through the zone, and gap-to-gap approach.
Power: 91 max exit velocity, averaged 83.4 MPH. 348' max distance.
Arm: RH. INF-84 mph.Athletic arm action, can throw from multiple platforms, arm plays loose, natural high 3/4 slot. Accurate arm.
Defense: Athletic infield actions, presents the glove early, plays with rhythm and fluidity, comfortable on the move, soft hands.
Run: 7.19 runner in the 60.

4/11/22

Uncommitted, currently ranked No. 108 in the state of Illinois as a 2023 graduate.The athletic 6-foot-1, 160-pound right-handed hitting shortstop batted lead off for his team. Wide stance, weight preloaded to the back leg, short stride. Quick, athletic hands, compact swing, ability to drive the baseball to all fields. Went 1-for-2 at the plate with an infield single, two walks and three runs scored. Defensively from shortstop, Farina works low to high while fielding out front, quiet footwork, full range to both glove side and up the middle, quick, clean exchange. Throws from a short, loose arm action, high ¾ slot with accurate throws to first. 

2/26/22

Positional Profile: SS/RHP
Body: 6-1, 150-pounds. Slender frame. Long limbs.
Hit: RHH. Confident look. Tall setup, quiet pre-pitch actions. Above-average feel for the barrel, direct path to the baseball, consistent hard contact into the pull-side gap.
Power: 94.9 max exit velocity, averaged 89 mph. 336’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 82 mph. Clean arm action, 3/4 slot. Throws play with some carry.
Defense: Balanced footwork, clean exchange, efficient actions, polished approach.
Run: 7.18 runner in the 60. 

7/14/21

Positional Profile: SS/RHP
Body: 6-foot-1, 150-pounds.
Delivery: Deliberate tall-and-fall delivery, high balance point, lands squared, athletic finish.
Arm Action: RH. Long, loose arm action, high 3/4 slot.
FB: T84, 82-83 mph. Clean out of the hands, thrown for strikes. T2148, 2024 average rpm.
CB: 73-74 mph. Sharp acting, 11/5 break, feel down in the zone. T2425, 2378 average rpm.
CH: 74-75 mph. Flashed arm-side run, maintains arm speed. 

Hit: RHH. Weight preload to the back side, minimal load, leg kick stride. Loose, effortless swing, athletic hands, compact swing path, gap-to-gap approach.
Power: 92.05 max exit velocity, averaged 82.61 mph. 333’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 82 mph. Short arm action, high 3/4 slot, throws play with carry.
Defense: Athletic footwork, works low to high, flashed soft hands, quick transfer.
Run: 7.37 runner in the 60. 

10/25/20

Positional Profile: INF/RHP
Body: 5-11, 135-pounds. Long frame, room for physical development.
Delivery: Tall/fall like delivery, smooth tempo, slight pause in leg lift, works in line to target, shoulders work slightly uphill.
Arm Action: RH. High 3/4 arm slot, short, loose action.
FB: T79, 78-79 mph. Four-seam type, mostly straight, consistent strikes, average spin rate of 2,220 RPM via TrackMan.
CB: 69-71 mph. 11/5 shape, gradual action, average spin rate of 2,262 RPM via TrackMan.
CH: 72-73 mph. Occasional downward action, arm speed same as fastball.

Hit: RHH. Balanced open setup, bar load trigger, long stride to even. Short level swing, repeated hard pull-side gap contact.
Power: 86 mph exit velocity from the tee.
Arm: RH. INF - 79 mph. Short arm action, low 3/4 slot.
Defense: Maintains body control on the move, steady hands, clean exchange, plays through the baseball.
Run: 7.47 runner in the 60.

7/21/20

Positional Profile: SS/2B
Body: 5-11, 135-pounds. Slender build.
Delivery: Tall/fall type delivery, quick pause prior to working downhill, works direct to target, upright finish through release.
Arm Action: RH. Short arm path works from a high 3/4 slot.
FB: T78, 76-77 mph. Plays straight, flashed occasional arm-side run. 2,131 RPM average, has some jump to it; averaged 17.2 inches of Induced Vertical Break
CB: 64-67 mph. 11/5 shape that showed some depth, late break when he gets on top to snap it off. Developing feel to spin. 

Hit: RHH. Balanced setup, vertical bat at load that wraps some, short stride.  Loose whippy hands, quick bat, short and level bat path, line drive approach, swings with intent.
Power: 84 mph exit velocity from the tee.
Arm: RH. INF - 75 mph. Short and loose arm action, works from multiple 3/4 arm angles.
Defense: Works around the baseball at times, loose hips, hands play under center, clean hand exchange, plays through.
Run: 7.62 runner in the 60. 

6/18/20

5-foot-10, 135 pounds; was very productive out of the two-hole for the Lightning, which went 3-1 over the weekend. Recorded six hits, three of which were doubles. Right-handed hitter, line-drive approach with a pull-side preference. Flat-planed swings with average bat speed, but a feel for the barrel. Solid, fundamental actions on defense, room for improvement and growth; fits a second base profile.

2/23/20

Positional Profile: SS/RHP 
Body: 5-foot-10, 135-pounds. Well-proportioned frame.
Delivery: Smooth delivery, uptempo, repeatable, works on-line with regular effort throughout.
Arm Action: RH. Short, compact arm action, high 3/4 slot.
FB: T76, 74-75 mph. Works mostly straight, thrown for strikes, occasional late run.
CB: 62-63 mph. 11/5 shape, flashed sharp spin and depth.
CH: 65-69 mph. Thrown with fastball arm speed, slight arm-side-action at times.

Hit: RHH. Balanced open setup, long stride works back to square. Level path, line-drive approach, consistent pull-side approach.
Power: 81 mph exit velocity from the tee. 
Arm: RH. INF - 72 mph. Short arm action, 3/4 slot.
Defense: Plays through the baseball, steady hands and clean quick release at times.
Run: 7.94 runner in the 60. 

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