Prep Baseball Report

CLASS OF 2021

RHP
RHP

Michael
Rivera

Heartland CC
Warren (HS) • IL
6' 1" • 195LBS
R/R • 21yr 6mo
Travel Team: Slammers Illinois
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Best Of Stats

Pitching

Fastball

90
Velocity (max)
9/15/22
89 - 90
Velo Range
9/15/22
2098
Spin Rate (avg)
9/15/22

Changeup

76 - 80
Velo Range
9/15/22
1708
Spin Rate (avg)
6/16/20

Curveball

77 - 78
Velo Range
9/15/22
2003
Spin Rate (avg)
9/15/22

Slider

80.6 - 81.2
Velo Range
9/15/22
2276
Spin Rate (avg)
9/15/22
Power
92.3
Exit Velocity (max)
6/16/20
85.1
Exit Velocity (avg)
6/16/20
326
Distance (max)
8/11/20
78
Sweet Spot %
6/16/20
Hitting
21
Hand Speed (max)
8/11/20
69.2
Bat Speed (max)
8/11/20
10.8
Rot. Acc (max)
8/11/20
-
Hard Hit %
Run
6.87
60
2/09/20
-
30-yd
-
10-yd
-
Run speed (max)
Defense
87
INF Velo
6/16/20
-
OF Velo
-
C Velo
-
Pop Time

Positional Tools

2020
2019
2018
60 Yard Dash
6.87
Infield Velocity
87.0
Power / Speed Score
13.4
60 Yard Dash
6.95
Home to First
4.37
Infield Velocity
86.0
Power / Speed Score
12.2
60 Yard Dash
7.48
Infield Velocity
75.0
Power / Speed Score
11.2
Senior Games (Invite Only)
Aug 11, 2020
Position
6.90
60-yard
86
INF Velo
83
Exit Velo
Top Prospect - Chicago (Invite Only)
Jun 16, 2020
Position
6.87
60-yard
87
INF Velo
87
Exit Velo
Preseason All-State (Invite Only)
Feb 9, 2020
Position
6.87
60-yard
85
INF Velo
85
Exit Velo
Class of 2021 Showcase
Oct 13, 2019
Position
6.95
60-yard
86
INF Velo
85
Exit Velo
Kenosha Preseason I.D.
Jan 26, 2019
Position
80
INF Velo
4.37
H-1st
77
Exit Velo
Underclass Trials
Jun 20, 2018
Position
7.48
60-yard
75
INF Velo
84
Exit Velo

Hitting

2020
Exit Velocity Max
92.3
Exit Velocity Avg
81.7
Distance Max
326
Distance Avg
251
Launch Angle Avg
29.6
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Senior Games (Invite Only)
Aug 11, 2020
Trackman - Hitting
89.2
Exit Velocity (max)
78.6
Exit Velocity (avg)
240
Distance (avg)
326
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Top Prospect - Chicago (Invite Only)
Jun 16, 2020
Trackman - Hitting
92.3
Exit Velocity (max)
85.1
Exit Velocity (avg)
263
Distance (avg)
323
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %

Hitting

2020
Hand Speed Max
21.0
Hand Speed Avg
20.6
Bat Speed Max
69.2
Bat Speed Avg
66.5
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Senior Games (Invite Only)
Aug 11, 2020
Blast - Hitting
21.0
Hand Speed (max)
20.6
Hand Speed (avg)
69.2
Bat Speed (max)
66.5
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
Top Prospect - Chicago (Invite Only)
Jun 16, 2020
Blast - Hitting
23.4
Hand Speed (max)
22.0
Hand Speed (avg)
73.1
Bat Speed (max)
69.0
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)

Pitching

2022
2021
2020
Fastball
Velocity Max
89.7
Fastball
Velocity Avg
89.3
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
2098
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
23.5
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
77.5
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
2003
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
78.0
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1421
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
Slider
Velocity Avg
80.9
Slider
Spin Rate Avg
2276
Slider
Total Movement Avg
Cutter
Velocity Avg
81.5
Cutter
Spin Rate Avg
2032
Cutter
Total Movement Avg
Fastball
Velocity Max
87.1
Fastball
Velocity Avg
85.4
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
1738
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
20.3
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
74.3
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1681
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
Slider
Velocity Avg
74.0
Slider
Spin Rate Avg
1838
Slider
Total Movement Avg
Fastball
Velocity Max
87.5
Fastball
Velocity Avg
86.2
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
1998
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
23.2
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
74.4
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
1945
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
77.5
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1708
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
Slider
Velocity Avg
74.6
Slider
Spin Rate Avg
1913
Slider
Total Movement Avg
PBR IL: Heartland CC Scout Day
Sep 15, 2022
Trackman - Fastball
89.7
Velocity (max)
88.8 - 89.7
Velo Range
88.3
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,153
Spin Rate (max)
2,098
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
78.0
Velocity (max)
77.1 - 77.9
Velo Range
76.0
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,119
Spin Rate (max)
2,003
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Slider
81.4
Velocity (max)
80.6 - 81.2
Velo Range
79.4
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,322
Spin Rate (max)
2,276
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
80.3
Velocity (max)
76.3 - 79.7
Velo Range
77.4
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,532
Spin Rate (max)
1,421
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Cutter
84.5
Velocity (max)
79.1 - 84.1
Velo Range
79.9
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,063
Spin Rate (max)
2,032
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
PBR IL: Heartland CC Scout Day
Sep 23, 2021
Trackman - Fastball
87.1
Velocity (max)
84.2 - 86.6
Velo Range
83.3
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,878
Spin Rate (max)
1,738
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Slider
75.4
Velocity (max)
73.2 - 74.9
Velo Range
71.8
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,900
Spin Rate (max)
1,838
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
76.2
Velocity (max)
73.4 - 75.5
Velo Range
72.7
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,771
Spin Rate (max)
1,681
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Senior Games (Invite Only)
Aug 11, 2020
Trackman - Fastball
86.9
Velocity (max)
85.5 - 86.6
Velo Range
83.3
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,146
Spin Rate (max)
2,050
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
74.4
Velocity (max)
72.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,945
Spin Rate (max)
1,945
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Slider
74.1
Velocity (max)
73.2 - 74.1
Velo Range
71.4
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,999
Spin Rate (max)
1,968
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Top Prospect - Chicago (Invite Only)
Jun 16, 2020
Trackman - Fastball
87.5
Velocity (max)
85.7 - 87.0
Velo Range
85.0
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,034
Spin Rate (max)
1,946
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Slider
77.3
Velocity (max)
73.8 - 76.7
Velo Range
74.0
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,941
Spin Rate (max)
1,870
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
78.4
Velocity (max)
76.8 - 78.2
Velo Range
76.8
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,784
Spin Rate (max)
1,708
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
Hop+
Fastball
Sink+
Fastball
Rise+
Curveball
Hammer+
Curveball
Sweep+
Slider
Hammer+
Slider
Sweep+
Fastball
Hop+
Fastball
Sink+
Fastball
Rise+
Slider
Hammer+
Slider
Sweep+
PBR IL: Heartland CC Scout Day
Sep 15, 2022
Pitch Scores - Fastball
Hop+
Rise+
Sink+
Pitch Scores - Curveball
Hammer+
Sweep+
Pitch Scores - Slider
Hammer+
Sweep+
PBR IL: Heartland CC Scout Day
Sep 23, 2021
Pitch Scores - Fastball
Hop+
Rise+
Sink+
Pitch Scores - Slider
Hammer+
Sweep+
Senior Games (Invite Only)
Aug 11, 2020
Pitch Scores - Fastball
Hop+
Rise+
Sink+
Pitch Scores - Curveball
Hammer+
Sweep+
Pitch Scores - Slider
Hammer+
Sweep+
Top Prospect - Chicago (Invite Only)
Jun 16, 2020
Pitch Scores - Fastball
Hop+
Rise+
Sink+
Pitch Scores - Slider
Hammer+
Sweep+

Pitching Velos

2022
2021
2020
2019
Fastball
Velocity Max
90.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
89.5
Curveball
Velocity Avg
77.5
Changeup
Velocity Avg
78.0
Slider
Velocity Avg
81.0
Fastball
Velocity Max
87.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
85.5
Changeup
Velocity Avg
74.5
Slider
Velocity Avg
74.0
Fastball
Velocity Max
88.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
85.7
Curveball
Velocity Avg
74.0
Changeup
Velocity Avg
76.2
Slider
Velocity Avg
74.2
Fastball
Velocity Max
87.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
85.0
Curveball
Velocity Avg
74.5
PBR IL: Heartland CC Scout Day
Sep 15, 2022
Pitching
90
Max FB
89 - 90
FB
77 - 78
CB
76 - 80
CH
81 - 81
SL
PBR IL: Heartland CC Scout Day
Sep 23, 2021
Pitching
87
Max FB
84 - 87
FB
73 - 76
CH
73 - 75
SL
Senior Games (Invite Only)
Aug 11, 2020
Pitching
87
Max FB
86 - 86
FB
74 - 74
CB
73 - 74
SL
Top Prospect - Chicago (Invite Only)
Jun 16, 2020
Pitching
88
Max FB
86 - 86
FB
76 - 78
CH
73 - 77
SL
Preseason All-State (Invite Only)
Feb 9, 2020
Pitching
87
Max FB
84 - 86
FB
74 - 77
CH
72 - 76
SL
Class of 2021 Showcase
Oct 13, 2019
Pitching
87
Max FB
84 - 86
FB
73 - 76
CB

Game Performance

Visual Edge

Pitch Ai

2022
Arm Speed
Arm Slot
Knee Extension Velo
Deception
Hip-Shoulder Separation
PBR IL: Heartland CC Scout Day
Sep 15, 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

9/19/22

Redshirt-Freshman. Formerly ranked No. 81 in Illinois 2021 class. The 6-foot-1, 195-pound right-hander worked his fastball up to 89.7 mph, sitting 88-89 mph with life through the zone. His changeup plays with fading action to his arm-side, coming from a similar fastball release at 76-80 mph. His cutter sat around 79-84 mph, playing with short horizontal action through the zone. His slider plays with more depth than the cutter, flashing late bite at 80-81 mph. His final offering was a curveball at 77-78 mph, flashing depth off an 11/5 plane at times.  

8/11/20

Positional Profile: SS/RHP; Put together one of the more impressive outings at this event; struck out the side swinging, in order.
Body: 6-1, 175-pounds. Well-proportioned frame with strength throughout.
Delivery: Works down tempo with a confidence and moxy. Staggered start from the middle of the rubber; simple side step to athletic balance point, high knee, level shoulders, squared to target. Good momentum and pace down the mound, works on line, lands toe open, athletic finish.
Arm Action: RH. Clean, loose, and quick arm action from a high 3/4 slot.
FB: T87, 86-86 mph. Low-spin, average carry, steady arm-side run; feel to locate from low release.
CB: 73-76 mph. Short action off a 10/4 plane.
SL: 73-74 mph. Slurve-y type; slightly drops slot to generate more horizontal action. Flashes bite and threw it with confidence and feel in-game.

Hit: RHH. Quiet balanced setup, minimal load and short stride. Simple swing, athletic hands, works uphill through the zone at times with rhythm and a gap-to-gap approach.
Power: 83 mph exit velocity from the tee. Max distance of 326' during BP, via TrackMan.
Arm: RH. INF - 86 mph. Short, quick arm action, plays with carry, out of a 3/4 to high 3/4 slot.
Defense: Plays on the balls of his feet, athletic actions, plays through the baseball, steady hands.
Run: 6.9 runner in the 60. 

6/16/20

Positional Profile: SS/RHP
Body: 6-1, 175-pounds. Athletic, upside frame.
Defense: Steady defender, smooth double play, advanced run through play. Sure-hands, clean release and athletic overall actions.
Arm: RH. INF - 87 mph. Lively arm plays with carry across the diamond. Long, quick arm plays from a high 3/4 slot.
Hit: RHH. Balanced, slightly crouched open setup and short stride. Athletic hands, short uphill bat path and works gap-to-gap.
Power: 87 mph exit velocity from the tee.
Run: 6.87 runner in the 60.

6/16/20

Delivery: Methodical, athletic, tall and fall delivery. Repeats, works on-line and lands front toe slightly open.
Arm Action: RH. Compact, quick arm action, plays from a high 3/4 slot.
FB: T88, 86-88 mph. Lively out of the hand, four-seam finish through the zone.  Median induced vertical break of 16.7 inches.
SL: 73-77 mph. Thrown aggressively, around it at times, 10/4 shape.
CH: 76-78 mph. Maintains arm speed, mostly straight action. 

2/09/20

Positional Profile: SS
Body: 6-foot-1, 175-pounds. Athletic frame with lean strength throughout.
Hit: RHH. Wide quiet setup, minimal pre-pitch movement and short stride. Simple swing, stays balanced, athletic hands, short uphill bat path with barrel control.
Power: 85 mph exit velocity from the tee.
Arm: RH. INF - 85 mph. Loose, quick arm action, 3/4 slot; throws carry.
Defense: Natural infield actions, works underneath the baseball, presents glove, hands work soft and out front. Comfortable on the move, maintains body control and plays through the baseball.
Run: 6.87 runner in the 60

Delivery: Fluid, linear delivery, works on-line down the mound, lands front-toe slightly open.
Arm Action: RH. Loose, athletic arm action, works clean out of a 3/4 window.
FB: T87, 84-86 mph. Clean and easy out of the hand, life through the zone at times, thrown for strikes.
SL: 72-76 mph. Swing-and-miss potential. Thrown aggressively, late 10/4 action.
CH: 74-77 mph. Maintains arm speed, fade action at times. Shows best when he stays on top of it.


10/13/19

Positional Profile: SS
Body: 6-foot-1, 165-pounds. Athletic, lean frame.
Hit: RHH. Balanced set-up, short stride, hands stay quiet by back shoulder.  Short bat path on a slightly uphill plane, extension through the baseball, fluid rhythm, simple and repeatable motions.
Power: 85 mph exit velocity from the tee.
Arm: RH. INF - 86 mph. Quick, loose arm action, high 3/4 release, accurate. Baseball carries across the diamond.
Defense: Athletic defender, efficient feet, clean exchange, follows his throws.
Run: 6.95 runner in the 60. 

Positional Profile: RHP
Delivery: Drop and drive delivery, smooth rhythm, lands square and in line.
Arm Action: RH. Loose, quick arm with regular effort, 3/4 release point.
FB: T87, 84-86 mph. Heavy, thrown for strikes.
CB: 73-76 mph. Sharp action, thrown with near fastball arm speed, 10/4 shape. 

1/26/19

6-foot-1, 165-pound middle infielder with an athletic, long and lean frame filled with projection. Right-handed hitter, balanced/athletic setup, brief load back, short stride to square. Confident approach, is able to repeat loose and level swing, line-drive contact; 77 mph exit velo from the tee. Defensively, above-average actions, fluid footwork, funnels the ball. Short and loose arm action from a high ¾ slot; 80 mph across the diamond. Ran a 4.37 down the line.

6/20/18

6-foot, 155-pound infielder, athletic frame with length. Right-handed hitter, open stance, short stride to even, loads hands back. Average bat speed on long path, generates pull side contact. 84 mph exit velocity from the tee. Defensively arm action works short from a high ¾ slot, 75 mph across the diamond. Feet work through the baseball, showed body control, above average actions. 7.48 runner in the 60.

5.5.17 - Athletic shortstop, showed good range in the field, making numerous backhanded plays in the hole at shortstop, athletic arm actions across the diamond with carry.

3.5.17 - 5-foot-10, 125 pound, lanky frame, shortstop and right-handed pitcher. Defensively,   moves well with body control, soft hands, fluid footwork, accurately throws from a high ¾ slot with short action. Clocked at 68 mph across the infield. 7.36 laser-timed 60. Offensively balanced approach, wide, slightly open setup, toe tap stride. Gap-to-gap, occasional line drive hitter, uphill barrel path, recorded a 79 mph exit velocity. Right-handed pitcher, tall and fall delivery, works on line, open-toe landing, smooth rhythm, athletic finish. Works from a high ¾ slot, with short, loose action, generates quick arm speed. Straight fastball clocked at 69-70 mph. Sharp curveball, controlled the zone at 58-60 mph. Changeup flashed sink and arm side run, clocked at 59-61 mph.

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