Prep Baseball Report

CLASS OF 2023

RF
1B

Tommy
Townsend

Butler
Sycamore (HS) • IL
6' 4" • 205LBS
L/L • 19yr 1mo
Travel Team: Top Tier Americans

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

Best Of Stats

Hitting
21.5
Hand Speed (max)
3/27/21
71.5
Bat Speed (max)
6/13/21
13.2
Rot. Acc (max)
2/26/22
-
Hard Hit %
Power
96.4
Exit Velocity (max)
6/13/21
88.4
Exit Velocity (avg)
2/26/22
353
Distance (max)
7/21/20
67
Sweet Spot %
6/10/20
Run
7.09
60
2/26/22
-
30-yd
-
10-yd
-
Run speed (max)
Defense
-
INF Velo
84
OF Velo
2/26/22
-
C Velo
-
Pop Time
Pitching

Fastball

80
Velocity (max)
6/24/21
77 - 80
Velo Range
6/24/21
-
Spin Rate (avg)

Changeup

58 - 62
Velo Range
3/20/18
-
Spin Rate (avg)

Curveball

66 - 69
Velo Range
10/20/19
-
Spin Rate (avg)

Slider

66 - 67
Velo Range
10/20/19
-
Spin Rate (avg)

Positional Tools

2022
2021
2020
2019
2018
60 Yard Dash
7.09
Outfield Velocity
84.0
Power / Speed Score
13.0
60 Yard Dash
7.53
Outfield Velocity
82.0
Power / Speed Score
12.8
60 Yard Dash
7.58
Outfield Velocity
79.0
Power / Speed Score
12.4
60 Yard Dash
7.76
Outfield Velocity
77.0
Power / Speed Score
10.8
60 Yard Dash
9.02
Outfield Velocity
64.0
Power / Speed Score
7.9
Preseason All-State: Upperclass (Invite-Only)
Feb 26, 2022
Position
7.09
60-yard
84
OF Velo
92
Exit Velo
Top Tier Scout Day
Jun 13, 2021
Position
77
OF Velo
96
Exit Velo
Underclass Invitational (Invite Only)
Mar 27, 2021
Position
7.53
60-yard
82
OF Velo
92
Exit Velo
Underclass Games (Invite Only)
Jul 21, 2020
Position
7.60
60-yard
76
OF Velo
81
Exit Velo
Underclass Trials
Jun 10, 2020
Position
7.68
60-yard
73
OF Velo
84
Exit Velo
Underclass Invitational (Invite Only)
Feb 16, 2020
Position
7.58
60-yard
79
OF Velo
87
Exit Velo
Underclass Showcase
Oct 20, 2019
Position
7.76
60-yard
77
OF Velo
84
Exit Velo
Junior Future Games
Aug 3, 2019
Position
7.76
60-yard
73
OF Velo
79
Exit Velo
Future Prospects Showcase - Milwaukee
Mar 20, 2018
Position
9.02
60-yard
64
OF Velo
71
Exit Velo

Hitting

2022
2021
2020
Exit Velocity Max
92.4
Exit Velocity Avg
88.4
Distance Max
352
Distance Avg
218
Launch Angle Avg
15.1
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
96.4
Exit Velocity Avg
84.4
Distance Max
341
Distance Avg
211
Launch Angle Avg
22.0
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
94.1
Exit Velocity Avg
84.6
Distance Max
353
Distance Avg
214
Launch Angle Avg
18.8
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Preseason All-State: Upperclass (Invite-Only)
Feb 26, 2022
Trackman - Hitting
92.4
Exit Velocity (max)
88.4
Exit Velocity (avg)
218
Distance (avg)
352
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Top Tier Scout Day
Jun 13, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
96.4
Exit Velocity (max)
85.6
Exit Velocity (avg)
169
Distance (avg)
332
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Underclass Invitational (Invite Only)
Mar 27, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
91.5
Exit Velocity (max)
83.1
Exit Velocity (avg)
256
Distance (avg)
341
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Underclass Games (Invite Only)
Jul 21, 2020
Trackman - Hitting
94.1
Exit Velocity (max)
85.7
Exit Velocity (avg)
192
Distance (avg)
353
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Underclass Trials
Jun 10, 2020
Trackman - Hitting
91.6
Exit Velocity (max)
83.0
Exit Velocity (avg)
248
Distance (avg)
327
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %

Hitting

2022
2021
Hand Speed Max
21.3
Hand Speed Avg
20.2
Bat Speed Max
70.3
Bat Speed Avg
65.4
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Hand Speed Max
21.5
Hand Speed Avg
20.5
Bat Speed Max
71.5
Bat Speed Avg
65.3
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
21.3
Hand Speed (max)
20.2
Hand Speed (avg)
70.3
Bat Speed (max)
65.4
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Top Tier Scout Day
Jun 13, 2021
Blast - Hitting
21.5
Hand Speed (max)
20.4
Hand Speed (avg)
71.5
Bat Speed (max)
66.7
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Underclass Invitational (Invite Only)
Mar 27, 2021
Blast - Hitting
21.5
Hand Speed (max)
20.8
Hand Speed (avg)
64.9
Bat Speed (max)
63.1
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Underclass Games (Invite Only)
Jul 21, 2020
Blast - Hitting
21.6
Hand Speed (max)
20.2
Hand Speed (avg)
72.9
Bat Speed (max)
68.6
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
Underclass Trials
Jun 10, 2020
Blast - Hitting
21.8
Hand Speed (max)
21.0
Hand Speed (avg)
74.3
Bat Speed (max)
71.0
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)

Pitching

Pitch Scores

Pitching Velos

2021
2019
2018
Fastball
Velocity Max
80.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
78.5
Fastball
Velocity Max
77.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
74.5
Curveball
Velocity Avg
67.5
Slider
Velocity Avg
66.5
Fastball
Velocity Max
66.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
63.5
Curveball
Velocity Avg
56.0
Changeup
Velocity Avg
60.0
Top Tier Scout Day
Jun 13, 2021
Pitching
80
Max FB
77 - 80
FB
Underclass Showcase
Oct 20, 2019
Pitching
77
Max FB
73 - 76
FB
66 - 69
CB
66 - 67
SL
Future Prospects Showcase - Milwaukee
Mar 20, 2018
Pitching
66
Max FB
62 - 65
FB
54 - 58
CB
58 - 62
CH

Game Performance

Visual Edge

2022
2021
Edge Score
69.98
Edge Score
65.94

Pitch Ai

Notes

Comments

2/26/22

Positional Profile: OF/1B
Body: 6-4, 195-pounds.
Hit: LHH. Slightly open setup, long stride.  Bat strength, uphill path, maintains balance throughout contact.
Power: 92.4 max exit velocity, averaged 88.4 mph. 352’ max distance.
Arm: LH. OF - 84 mph. Short draw out of the glove. Loose arm action, 3/4 slot. Quick to release. Some life out of the hand with carry.
Defense: Plays loose. Confident routes and movements, balanced footwork.
Run: 7.09 runner in the 60. 

2/26/22

Townsend has cut his 60 time down from a 7.53 in 2021 to a 7.09 on Saturday. The 6-foot-4, 195-pound Townsend has a wide-shouldered build that he used to swing a loose, strong left-handed bat with natural lift and easy extension through contact.

3/27/21

Positional Profile: OF/LHP
Body: 6-2, 190-pounds. Strong, athletic build.
Hit: LHH. Balanced setup, smooth load, leg kick, short stride, fluid pre pitch actions. Short, direct swing, fluid throughout, level path, advanced hands, looks to make contact out front, gap-to-gap approach, used middle of the field.
Power: 91.48 max exit velocity, averaged 83.12 mph. 340’ max distance.
Arm: LH. OF - 82 mph. Short arm action, high 3/4 arm slot.
Defense: Advanced outfield footwork, natural actions, clean exchanges, plays through the ball.
Run: 7.53 runner in the 60. 

7/21/20

Positional Profile: OF/LHP
Body: 6-2, 200-pounds. Strong, physical frame. Sturdy lower half.
Hit: LHH. Open setup, balanced lower half, bat rests vertical at load, long stride to even.  Quick hands, short and level bat path, gap-to-gap approach, directly repeats. Consistent hard contact, advanced feel for the barrel, high upside power threat, looks the part in the box.
Power: 81 mph exit velocity from the tee. Max exit speed of 94.07 mph with a max fly ball distance of 353 feet, per TrackMan.
Arm: LH. OF - 76 mph. Short and loose arm action, high 3/4 slot.
Defense: Patient to the baseball at times, occasionally fields in rhythm, steady hands, clean exchange to release. Profiles as a corner outfielder or first baseman long-term.
Run: 7.6 runner in the 60.

6/10/20

Positional Profile: OF
Body: 6-2, 200-pounds. Strong, physically-advanced frame.
Hit: LHH. Balance and open setup, long stride. Strong uphill swing, pull approach, bat speed.
Power: 84 mph exit velocity from the tee.
Arm: LH. OF - 73 mph. Smooth long and loose arm action, over-the-top slot.
Defense: Fluid footwork, soft hands, clean exchange.
Run: 7.68 runner in the 60.

2/16/20

Positional Profile: OF
Body: 6-foot-1, 190-pounds. Physical, well-proportioned build.
Hit: LHH. Open setup, smooth load and long stride. Loose athletic hands, fluid rhythm, uphill bat path and hard contact to the pull side.
Power: 87 mph exit velocity from the tee.
Arm: LH. OF - 79 mph. Long arm action, high 3/4 slot.
Defense: Corner outfield profile. Active feet, fields in rhythm, soft hands, clean transfer.
Run: 7.58 runner in the 60. 

10/20/19

Positional Profile: OF
Body: 6-foot-1, 190-pounds. Durable frame, strong lower half.
Hit: LHH. Balanced, open set-up, smooth hand load, controlled leg kick into long stride. Level bat path, extension through the zone, natural lift, bat speed present,  fluid rhythm.
Power: 84 mph exit velocity from the tee.
Arm: LH. OF - 77 mph. Loose arm action, 3/4 slot, accurate, carries from the outfield.
Defense: Smooth actions, plays through the baseball with tempo, glove plays soft and out front, clean exchange.
Run: 7.76 runner in the 60. 

Positional Profile: LHP
Delivery: Tall and fall delivery, lands closed, towards first base.
Arm Action: LH. High 3/4 slot, long and loose action, easy effort.
FB: T77, 73-76 mph. Late pick-up, thrown in the zone.
CB: 66-69 mph. 1/7 shape.
SL: 66-67 mph. Thrown with near fastball arm speed. 

6/02/19

Another standout for the Top Tier Americans was left fielder Tommy Townsend. The 6-foot, 155-pound left-hander went 2-for-3 with an RBI double and a walk out of the four-hole for Top Tier. He consistently made hard contact to his pull-side and showed an advanced approach at the plate for his age.

3/20/18

5-foot-8, 145-pound, left-handed hitting two-way player, present above average strength for 2023 classification. At the plate, open, tall setup, minimal load, long leg kick trigger. Level bat path, can get uphill, flashed solid contact to the middle of the field, favors pull side. Exit velocity topped 71 mph from a tee. Defensively, plays through the ball, reliable hands, clean exchange, long arm, high ¾ slot. Throws topped 64 mph to home. 9.02 runner in the 60. On the mound, tall and fall style, closed toe landing, athleticism in finish. Short arm, high ¾ slot, effort involved. Fastball played 62-66 mph. Curveball 1/7 shape, 54-58 mph. Changeup flashed sink, 58-62 mph.

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