Prep Baseball Report

CLASS OF 2023

3B
1B

Sheppard
Graf

Southeastern CC (IA)
Lake Forest (HS) • IL
6' 3" • 205LBS
R/R • 19yr 7mo
Travel Team: GRB Rays Illinois

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Positional Tools Velos / Pop
TrackMan Hitting
Blast
Pitching Velos
Visual Edge
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Contact

Best Of Stats

Hitting
25.5
Hand Speed (max)
2/26/22
84.8
Bat Speed (max)
2/26/22
18.9
Rot. Acc (max)
2/12/22
-
Hard Hit %
Power
98.7
Exit Velocity (max)
2/26/22
89.6
Exit Velocity (avg)
7/21/20
370
Distance (max)
2/26/22
85
Sweet Spot %
7/21/20
Run
7.26
60
2/26/22
-
30-yd
-
10-yd
-
Run speed (max)
Defense
86
INF Velo
2/26/22
-
OF Velo
-
C Velo
-
Pop Time
Pitching

Fastball

67
Velocity (max)
1/27/19
65 - 67
Velo Range
1/27/19
-
Spin Rate (avg)

Changeup

60 - 63
Velo Range
1/27/19
-
Spin Rate (avg)

Curveball

54 - 55
Velo Range
1/27/19
-
Spin Rate (avg)

Positional Tools

2022
2021
2020
2019
60 Yard Dash
7.26
Home to First
4.7
Infield Velocity
86.0
Power / Speed Score
13.6
Home to First
4.76
Infield Velocity
80.0
60 Yard Dash
7.74
Home to First
5.19
Infield Velocity
73.0
Power / Speed Score
12.4
60 Yard Dash
7.86
Home to First
5.08
Infield Velocity
71.0
Power / Speed Score
10.8
Preseason All-State: Upperclass (Invite-Only)
Feb 26, 2022
Position
7.26
60-yard
86
INF Velo
99
Exit Velo
Power Speed Score
McHenry Preseason ID
Feb 12, 2022
Position
82
INF Velo
96
Exit Velo
4.70
H-1st
McHenry Preseason I.D.
Jan 31, 2021
Position
80
INF Velo
4.76
H-1st
Underclass Games (Invite Only)
Jul 21, 2020
Position
7.74
60-yard
73
INF Velo
86
Exit Velo
Power Speed Score
Underclass Showcase
Oct 20, 2019
Position
7.86
60-yard
71
INF Velo
85
Exit Velo
Future Prospects Showcase & Educational Camp
Jan 27, 2019
Position
68
INF Velo
85
Exit Velo
5.08
H-1st

Hitting

2022
2021
2020
Exit Velocity Max
98.7
Exit Velocity Avg
86.6
Distance Max
370
Distance Avg
237
Launch Angle Avg
23.7
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
96.1
Exit Velocity Avg
87.2
Distance Max
312
Distance Avg
191
Launch Angle Avg
17.6
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
96.2
Exit Velocity Avg
89.6
Distance Max
350
Distance Avg
271
Launch Angle Avg
21.7
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Preseason All-State: Upperclass (Invite-Only)
Feb 26, 2022
Trackman - Hitting
98.7
Exit Velocity (max)
87.7
Exit Velocity (avg)
222
Distance (avg)
370
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
McHenry Preseason ID
Feb 12, 2022
Trackman - Hitting
96.2
Exit Velocity (max)
85.5
Exit Velocity (avg)
252
Distance (avg)
322
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
McHenry Preseason I.D.
Jan 31, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
96.1
Exit Velocity (max)
87.2
Exit Velocity (avg)
191
Distance (avg)
312
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Underclass Games (Invite Only)
Jul 21, 2020
Trackman - Hitting
96.2
Exit Velocity (max)
89.6
Exit Velocity (avg)
271
Distance (avg)
350
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %

Hitting

2022
2021
Hand Speed Max
25.5
Hand Speed Avg
23.3
Bat Speed Max
84.8
Bat Speed Avg
73.9
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Hand Speed Max
22.1
Hand Speed Avg
21.7
Bat Speed Max
77.3
Bat Speed Avg
72.4
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Preseason All-State: Upperclass (Invite-Only)
Feb 26, 2022
Blast - Hitting
25.5
Hand Speed (max)
22.5
Hand Speed (avg)
84.8
Bat Speed (max)
73.9
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
McHenry Preseason ID
Feb 12, 2022
Blast - Hitting
24.8
Hand Speed (max)
24.1
Hand Speed (avg)
76.8
Bat Speed (max)
73.8
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
McHenry Preseason I.D.
Jan 31, 2021
Blast - Hitting
22.1
Hand Speed (max)
21.7
Hand Speed (avg)
77.3
Bat Speed (max)
72.4
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Underclass Games (Invite Only)
Jul 21, 2020
Blast - Hitting
24.7
Hand Speed (max)
23.7
Hand Speed (avg)
68.7
Bat Speed (max)
64.9
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)

Pitching

Pitch Scores

Pitching Velos

2019
Fastball
Velocity Max
67.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
66.0
Curveball
Velocity Avg
54.5
Changeup
Velocity Avg
61.5
Future Prospects Showcase & Educational Camp
Jan 27, 2019
Pitching
67
Max FB
65 - 67
FB
54 - 55
CB
60 - 63
CH

Game Performance

Visual Edge

2022
Edge Score
69.42

Pitch Ai

Notes

Comments

2/26/22

Positional Profile: 3B/1B
Body: 6-3, 200-pounds.
Hit: RHH. Balanced setup, quiet and relaxed. Compact swing, bat strength, flashed ability to drive the ball to both gaps.
Power: 98.7 max exit velocity, averaged 87.7 mph. 370’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 86 mph. Short arm action, high 3/4 slot. Quick and loose.
Defense: Athletic footwork, quick transfer, flashed feel on the infield.
Run: 7.26 runner in the 60. 

2/12/22

Positional Profile: 3B/1B
Body: 6-3, 200-pounds. Tall. Strength throughout frame.
Hit: RHH. Wide base, slightly crouched, short stride.  Compact swing, loose, level path to the ball, line-drives on the barrel.
Power: 96.2 max exit velocity, averaged 85.5 mph. 322’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 82 mph. Long arm action, high 3/4 arm slot.
Defense: Athletic actions on the infield.
Run: 4.70 runner home-to-first. 

1/31/21

Positional Profile: 3B/1B
Body: 6-foot-3, 200-pounds.
Hit: RHH. Athletic, balanced stance, minimal load, short stride.  Explosive bat speed, advanced approach, short level swing path, gets extension after contact, works gap-to-gap, fluid rhythm.
Power: 96.14 max exit velocity, averaged 87.16 mph. 312’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 80 mph. Short arm action, over-the-top slot, throws played accurate with carry.
Defense: Pre-pitch hop, gets around the baseball, works low to high, soft hands, quick, clean transfer.
Run: 4.76 runner in the 60. 

1/31/21
3B Sheppard Graf (Lake Forest): Graf is yet another sophomore capable of impacting the ball with physicality. He, too, recorded a 95-plus max exit speed at an 87.2 mph average from the right side. Listed at a strong 6-foot-3, 200 pounds, Graf has an above-average feel to hit for his age and the ball jumps off the barrel with ease. Defensively, he profiles at third base with smooth hands, body control and a quick glove-to-hand release.
10/03/20

6-foot-3, 190-pound, right-handed hitting infielder. Advanced frame; strong and well proportioned. Has shown well multiple times with the bat throughout the summer. Physical, intentful swing, looks to drive the ball with authority, present bat speed and ball jumps off the barrel with ease. Only played in one game on the weekend. Follow 2023 right-handed hitter.

7/21/20

Positional Profile: 3B/1B
Body: 6-3, 185-pounds. Strong, athletic frame.
Hit: RHH. Balanced, quiet setup, short stride and maintains balance through contact. Swings with controlled intent, loose fast bat, long through the zone, hard gap-to-gap contact.
Power: 86 mph exit velocity from the tee. Max distance at 350 feet with a max exit velocity of 96.2 mph during BP. Averaged 89.6 mph exit velocity throughout his entire round, according to TrackMan, tops among infielders.
Arm: RH. INF - 73 mph. Short arm action, plays easy from a high 3/4 slot.
Defense: Profiles at a corner infield spot. Smooth defender, plays under control, soft hands, clean release.
Run: 7.74 runner in the 60. 

6/18/20

Physical frame, 6-foot-3, 185-pounds, corner infield prospect with physical bat. Right-handed hitter with a presence in the box, confident approach. Double down the third-base line in game three, 5.19 on the turn. Defensively, shows a playable arm across the diamond. Actions play well at third base, reliable hands.

10/20/19

Positional Profile: 3B/RHP
Body: 6-foot, 170-pounds. Athletic frame.
Hit: RHH. Closed, balance set-up, smooth hand load, short stride. Short level bat path, fluid rhythm, bat speed present, power approach to the gaps.
Power: 85 mph exit velocity from the tee.
Arm: RH. INF - 71 mph. Long arm action, high 3/4 release point.
Defense: Fields baseball off of left foot, clean exchange, solid actions on glove-side ground ball.
Run: 7.86 runner in the 60. 

1/27/19

5-foot-11, 160-pound, right handed hitting infielder and pitcher. Offensively, tall balanced setup, long stride, engaged lower half. Flashed bat speed, exit velocity of 85 mph off the tee, tops for infielders. Level barrel path with extension on finish, power potential. Defensively, short arm action with high ¾ slot, moving well for size with solid rhythm. Threw 61 mph across the infield. Home to first in 5.43. On the mound, fluid relaxed rhythm, high leg kick, long stride, linear direction with an out front finish. Threw from high ¾ slot with loose arm action. Fastball ranged between 66-67 mph. Curveball had 11/5 shape with above average break, sitting between 54-55 mph. Changeup flashed sink, ranging between 58-63 mph.

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