Prep Baseball Report

CLASS OF 2024

2B
RHP

Nolan
Schaefer

Pekin (HS) • IL
5' 8" • 168LBS
R/R • 18yr 4mo
Travel Team: Wow Factor QC 17U

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2024 National

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Best Of Stats

Hitting
22.6
Hand Speed (max)
2/23/22
76.6
Bat Speed (max)
2/22/23
28.5
Rot. Acc (max)
2/22/23
-
Hard Hit %
Power
93.5
Exit Velocity (max)
2/22/23
84.5
Exit Velocity (avg)
2/22/23
324
Distance (max)
2/23/22
67
Sweet Spot %
2/23/22
Run
6.97
60
2/22/23
3.86
30-yd
2/22/23
1.7
10-yd
2/22/23
19.7
Run speed (max)
2/22/23
Defense
84
INF Velo
2/22/23
-
OF Velo
-
C Velo
-
Pop Time
Pitching

Fastball

83.5
Velocity (max)
2/22/23
81.7 - 83.5
Velo Range
2/22/23
1987
Spin Rate (avg)
2/22/23

Changeup

65.7 - 68.9
Velo Range
2/22/23
859
Spin Rate (avg)
2/24/21

Curveball

62 - 66
Velo Range
6/23/22
-
Spin Rate (avg)

Slider

68.3 - 70.2
Velo Range
2/22/23
1720
Spin Rate (avg)
2/22/23

Positional Tools

2023
2022
2021
60 Yard Dash
6.97
Infield Velocity
84.0
Power / Speed Score
13.4
60 Yard Dash
7.25
Infield Velocity
79.0
Power / Speed Score
12.2
60 Yard Dash
7.06
Infield Velocity
82.0
Power / Speed Score
12.2
Peoria Preseason ID
Feb 22, 2023
Position
6.97
60-yard
84
INF Velo
94
Exit Velo
Power Speed Score
Peoria Preseason ID
Feb 23, 2022
Position
7.25
60-yard
79
INF Velo
89
Exit Velo
Power Speed Score
Peoria Preseason I.D.
Feb 24, 2021
Position
7.06
60-yard
82
INF Velo
86
Exit Velo
Power Speed Score

Hitting

2023
2022
2021
Exit Velocity Max
93.5
Exit Velocity Avg
84.5
Distance Max
312
Distance Avg
185
Launch Angle Avg
21.2
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
88.6
Exit Velocity Avg
76.8
Distance Max
324
Distance Avg
176
Launch Angle Avg
16.8
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
86.4
Exit Velocity Avg
74.2
Distance Max
297
Distance Avg
208
Launch Angle Avg
33.3
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Peoria Preseason ID
Feb 22, 2023
Trackman - Hitting
93.5
Exit Velocity (max)
84.5
Exit Velocity (avg)
185
Distance (avg)
312
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Peoria Preseason ID
Feb 23, 2022
Trackman - Hitting
88.6
Exit Velocity (max)
76.8
Exit Velocity (avg)
176
Distance (avg)
324
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Peoria Preseason I.D.
Feb 24, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
86.4
Exit Velocity (max)
74.2
Exit Velocity (avg)
208
Distance (avg)
297
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %

Hitting

2023
2022
2021
Hand Speed Max
20.4
Hand Speed Avg
19.8
Bat Speed Max
76.6
Bat Speed Avg
72.9
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Hand Speed Max
22.6
Hand Speed Avg
19.9
Bat Speed Max
70.4
Bat Speed Avg
64.4
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Hand Speed Max
22.0
Hand Speed Avg
20.0
Bat Speed Max
68.7
Bat Speed Avg
65.7
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Peoria Preseason ID
Feb 22, 2023
Blast - Hitting
20.4
Hand Speed (max)
19.8
Hand Speed (avg)
76.6
Bat Speed (max)
72.9
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Peoria Preseason ID
Feb 23, 2022
Blast - Hitting
22.6
Hand Speed (max)
19.9
Hand Speed (avg)
70.4
Bat Speed (max)
64.4
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Peoria Preseason I.D.
Feb 24, 2021
Blast - Hitting
22.0
Hand Speed (max)
20.0
Hand Speed (avg)
68.7
Bat Speed (max)
65.7
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency

Pitching

2023
2022
2021
Fastball
Velocity Max
83.5
Fastball
Velocity Avg
82.7
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
1472
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
17.8
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Slider
Velocity Avg
69.2
Slider
Spin Rate Avg
1720
Slider
Total Movement Avg
Cutter
Velocity Avg
68.7
Cutter
Spin Rate Avg
1987
Cutter
Total Movement Avg
Knuckleball
Velocity Avg
67.3
Knuckleball
Spin Rate Avg
655
Knuckleball
Total Movement Avg
Fastball
Velocity Max
78.2
Fastball
Velocity Avg
77.6
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
1573
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
20.3
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Slider
Velocity Avg
67.8
Slider
Spin Rate Avg
1682
Slider
Total Movement Avg
Cutter
Velocity Avg
66.2
Cutter
Spin Rate Avg
1928
Cutter
Total Movement Avg
Fastball
Velocity Max
78.3
Fastball
Velocity Avg
73.9
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
1553
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
20.1
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Slider
Velocity Avg
57.0
Slider
Spin Rate Avg
1432
Slider
Total Movement Avg
Knuckleball
Velocity Avg
59.2
Knuckleball
Spin Rate Avg
859
Knuckleball
Total Movement Avg
Peoria Preseason ID
Feb 22, 2023
Trackman - Fastball
83.5
Velocity (max)
81.7 - 83.5
Velo Range
79.1
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,571
Spin Rate (max)
1,472
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Spin Efficiency % (avg)
Trackman - Slider
70.7
Velocity (max)
68.3 - 70.2
Velo Range
66.0
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,805
Spin Rate (max)
1,720
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Spin Efficiency % (avg)
Trackman - Cutter
69.1
Velocity (max)
68.3 - 69.1
Velo Range
65.5
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,065
Spin Rate (max)
1,987
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Spin Efficiency % (avg)
Trackman - Knuckleball
69.4
Velocity (max)
65.7 - 68.9
Velo Range
63.9
Eff Velocity (avg)
655
Spin Rate (max)
655
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Spin Efficiency % (avg)
Peoria Preseason ID
Feb 23, 2022
Trackman - Fastball
78.2
Velocity (max)
77.0 - 78.1
Velo Range
76.5
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,720
Spin Rate (max)
1,573
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Slider
69.8
Velocity (max)
66.2 - 69.4
Velo Range
66.1
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,788
Spin Rate (max)
1,682
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - Cutter
67.4
Velocity (max)
65.1 - 67.3
Velo Range
64.0
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,963
Spin Rate (max)
1,928
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Peoria Preseason I.D.
Feb 24, 2021
Trackman - Fastball
78.3
Velocity (max)
65.9 - 78.3
Velo Range
74.5
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,685
Spin Rate (max)
1,553
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - Slider
62.2
Velocity (max)
53.1 - 60.9
Velo Range
57.0
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,515
Spin Rate (max)
1,432
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - Knuckleball
60.4
Velocity (max)
58.4 - 59.9
Velo Range
59.2
Eff Velocity (avg)
859
Spin Rate (max)
859
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
2021
Fastball
Velocity Max
83.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
82.5
Slider
Velocity Avg
69.0
Fastball
Velocity Max
78.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
77.5
Slider
Velocity Avg
67.5
Fastball
Velocity Max
78.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
77.5
Slider
Velocity Avg
58.0
Peoria Preseason ID
Feb 22, 2023
Pitching
83
Max FB
82 - 83
FB
68 - 70
SL
66 - 69
CT
66 - 69
KN
16U National Championship
Jun 23, 2022
Pitching
78
Max FB
73 - 75
FB
62 - 66
CB
Peoria Preseason ID
Feb 23, 2022
Pitching
78
Max FB
77 - 78
FB
66 - 69
SL
65 - 67
CT
Peoria Preseason I.D.
Feb 24, 2021
Pitching
78
Max FB
77 - 78
FB
55 - 61
SL
59 - 60
KN

Game Performance

2024
2023
10 Yard Dash
1.70
30 Yard Dash
3.85
60 Yard Dash
6.97
Top Speed (MPH)
RSi
10 Yard Dash
1.70
30 Yard Dash
3.85
60 Yard Dash
6.97
Top Speed (MPH)
RSi
Peoria Preseason ID
Feb 22, 2023
Swift
1.70
10-yd
3.86
30-yd
6.97
60-yd
19.7
Run speed (max)
1.40
RSi (max)
1.41
RSi (avg)
1,517
Jump Power (max)

Visual Edge

2023
2022
Edge Score
69.23
Edge Score
65.91
Peoria Preseason ID
Feb 22, 2023
Visual Skills
69.23
Edge Score
Peoria Preseason ID
Feb 23, 2022
Visual Skills
65.91
Edge Score

Pitch Ai

2022
Arm Speed
Arm Slot
Knee Extension Velo
Deception
Hip-Shoulder Separation
Peoria Preseason ID
Feb 23, 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

2/27/23

INF/RHP Nolan Schaefer (Pekin) and OF/RHP Jake Branch (Normal Community) are a couple of 2024 two-way, sub-7.0 60-runners, who saw themselves towards the top of multiple statistical categories from the day. Schaefer ran a 6.97 was 84 mph across the infield, T94 mph exit velocity and also sat 82-83 mph on the mound. Branch has a 6-foot-3, 175-pound highly-athletic build, ran a 6.94 60, was 90 mph from the outfield, sat 82-85 mph and registered a max exit velocity of 94 mph off the bat.

2/22/23

Positional Profile: 2B/RHP
Body: 5-8, 160-pounds. Athletic build. Strength in the lower half. Broad shouldered.
Hit: RHH. Balanced setup, quiet load, short stride. Quick strong hands, barrel stays on-plane, hard contact at times.
Power: 94 max exit velocity, averaged 84.5 mph. 312’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 84 mph. Short circle, quick 3/4 release.
Defense: Two-hand gather out front, moves well laterally, clean transfer.
Run: 6.97 runner in the 60. 

Delivery: Up-tempo delivery. High toe point leg lift, aggressive down the mound, works in-line with a rotational finish.
Arm Action: RH. Short arm arc into lower 3/4 slot.
FB: T83, 82-83 mph. Run through the zone. Some life.  T1571, 1472 average rpm.
SL: 68-70 mph. 11/5 action. Feel for the pitch.  T1805, 1720 average rpm.
CUT: 68-69 mph. Some feel. Depth to the pitch.
KN: 66-69 mph. Some feel. Kills spin.

2/24/21

Positional Profile: SS/RHP
Body: 5-8, 151-pounds.
Delivery: Drop and drive delivery, quick tempo, lands closed, works in line to target.
Arm Action: RH. Short arm action, over-the-top arm slot.
FB: T78, 77-78 mph. Mostly straight, looks to throw at top of zone. T1684, 1552 average rpm.
SL: 55-61 mph. Small 2/8 shape. T1515, 1431 average rpm.
KN: 59-60 mph. Flashes feel to throw for strike.

Hit: RHH. Wide, balanced setup, leg lift. Short swing, works uphill, inside the baseball, gap-to-gap approach.
Power: 86.42 max exit velocity, averaged 74.17 mph. 297’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 82 mph. Short arm action, low 3/4 arm slot.
Defense: Active feet getting to ball, plays through baseball towards target.
Run: 7.06 runner in the 60. Above average runner.

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