Tommy Townsend
Tommy Townsend
Tommy Townsend
Tommy Townsend
Tommy Townsend
Tommy Townsend
Tommy Townsend
Tommy Townsend

CLASS OF 2023

OF
1B

Tommy
Townsend

Sycamore (HS) • IL
6-4 • 195LBS • L/L
Travel Team: Top Tier Americans

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2023 National

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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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