Declan Watson
Declan Watson
Declan Watson
Declan Watson
Declan Watson
Declan Watson

CLASS OF 2023

RHP
1B

Declan
Watson

Center Grove (HS) • IN
6-2 • 168LBS • R/R
Travel Team: Indiana Prospects Winchester
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Best Of Stats

Pitching

Fastball

73.4
Velocity (max)
1/08/22
69 - 73
Velo Range
1/08/22
1794
Spin Rate (avg)
1/08/22

Changeup

59.7 - 61
Velo Range
6/14/21
1523
Spin Rate (avg)
1/08/22

Curveball

62.3 - 66.3
Velo Range
3/13/21
1512
Spin Rate (avg)
3/13/21

Slider

65.5 - 67.4
Velo Range
1/08/22
1651
Spin Rate (avg)
1/08/22
Power
89.4
Exit Velocity (max)
6/14/21
89
Exit Velocity (avg)
6/14/21
302
Distance (max)
6/14/21
60
Sweet Spot %
6/14/21
Hitting
22.5
Hand Speed (max)
6/14/21
67.8
Bat Speed (max)
6/14/21
24.7
Rot. Acc (max)
6/14/21
-
Hard Hit %
Run
7.45
60-yard
6/14/21
-
30-yd
-
10-yd
-
Run speed (max)
Defense
73
INF Velo
6/14/21
73
OF Velo
1/08/22
-
C Velo
-
Pop Time

Positional Tools

2022
2021
2020
2019
60 Yard Dash
7.59
Infield Velocity
70.0
Outfield Velocity
73.0
Power / Speed Score
10.9
60 Yard Dash
7.45
Infield Velocity
73.0
Outfield Velocity
72.0
Power / Speed Score
12.0
60 Yard Dash
7.91
Infield Velocity
68.0
Outfield Velocity
71.0
Power / Speed Score
9.0
60 Yard Dash
8.63
Infield Velocity
66.0
Power / Speed Score
7.8
Indiana Prospects Scout Day
Jan 8, 2022
Position
7.59
60-yard
70
INF Velo
73
OF Velo
83
Exit Velo
Indiana Nitro Scout Day
Jun 14, 2021
Position
7.45
60-yard
73
INF Velo
71
OF Velo
89
Exit Velo
Preseason Preview
Mar 13, 2021
Position
7.52
60-yard
67
INF Velo
72
OF Velo
79
Exit Velo
Preseason Preview
Mar 8, 2020
Position
7.91
60-yard
68
INF Velo
71
OF Velo
71
Exit Velo
2019 Underclass Games (Invite Only)
Jul 23, 2019
Position
8.63
60-yard
66
INF Velo
67
Exit Velo

Hitting

2022
2021
Exit Velocity Max
82.5
Exit Velocity Avg
75.2
Distance Max
247
Distance Avg
146
Launch Angle Avg
13.9
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
89.4
Exit Velocity Avg
79.1
Distance Max
302
Distance Avg
199
Launch Angle Avg
22.2
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Indiana Prospects Scout Day
Jan 8, 2022
Trackman - Hitting
82.5
Exit Velocity (max)
75.2
Exit Velocity (avg)
146
Distance (avg)
247
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Indiana Nitro Scout Day
Jun 14, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
89.4
Exit Velocity (max)
82.8
Exit Velocity (avg)
185
Distance (avg)
302
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Preseason Preview
Mar 13, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
79.1
Exit Velocity (max)
73.8
Exit Velocity (avg)
220
Distance (avg)
278
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %

Hitting

2022
2021
Hand Speed Max
21.6
Hand Speed Avg
20.7
Bat Speed Max
65.6
Bat Speed Avg
62.5
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Hand Speed Max
22.5
Hand Speed Avg
21.1
Bat Speed Max
67.8
Bat Speed Avg
62.2
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Indiana Prospects Scout Day
Jan 8, 2022
Blast - Hitting
21.6
Hand Speed (max)
20.7
Hand Speed (avg)
65.6
Bat Speed (max)
62.5
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Indiana Nitro Scout Day
Jun 14, 2021
Blast - Hitting
22.5
Hand Speed (max)
21.0
Hand Speed (avg)
67.8
Bat Speed (max)
61.3
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Preseason Preview
Mar 13, 2021
Blast - Hitting
22.1
Hand Speed (max)
21.6
Hand Speed (avg)
66.5
Bat Speed (max)
64.1
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency

Pitching

2022
2021
Fastball
Velocity Max
73.4
Fastball
Velocity Avg
71.0
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
1794
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
25.3
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
65.0
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1523
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
Slider
Velocity Avg
66.5
Slider
Spin Rate Avg
1651
Slider
Total Movement Avg
Fastball
Velocity Max
72.2
Fastball
Velocity Avg
68.4
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
1634
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
23.9
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
64.3
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
1512
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
59.8
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1290
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
Sinker
Velocity Avg
66.2
Sinker
Spin Rate Avg
1760
Sinker
Total Movement Avg
Indiana Prospects Scout Day
Jan 8, 2022
Trackman - Fastball
73.4
Velocity (max)
69.2 - 72.8
Velo Range
67.4
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,901
Spin Rate (max)
1,794
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Slider
67.4
Velocity (max)
65.5 - 67.4
Velo Range
63.0
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,726
Spin Rate (max)
1,651
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - ChangeUp
65.0
Velocity (max)
62.2
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,523
Spin Rate (max)
1,523
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Indiana Nitro Scout Day
Jun 14, 2021
Trackman - Fastball
72.2
Velocity (max)
67.6 - 72.2
Velo Range
67.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,866
Spin Rate (max)
1,750
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
61.1
Velocity (max)
59.7 - 61.0
Velo Range
59.0
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,386
Spin Rate (max)
1,324
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - Sinker
67.3
Velocity (max)
65.4 - 67.2
Velo Range
63.7
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,875
Spin Rate (max)
1,760
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Preseason Preview
Mar 13, 2021
Trackman - Fastball
69.3
Velocity (max)
65.3 - 68.7
Velo Range
65.1
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,633
Spin Rate (max)
1,535
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
66.5
Velocity (max)
62.3 - 66.3
Velo Range
62.5
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,560
Spin Rate (max)
1,512
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
60.9
Velocity (max)
58.0 - 60.7
Velo Range
57.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,345
Spin Rate (max)
1,268
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)

Pitch Scores

2022
2021
Fastball
Hop+
Fastball
Sink+
Fastball
Rise+
Fastball
Hop+
Fastball
Sink+
Fastball
Rise+
Curveball
Hammer+
Curveball
Sweep+
Indiana Prospects Scout Day
Jan 8, 2022
Pitch Scores - Fastball
Hop+
Rise+
Sink+
Pitch Scores - Slider
Hammer+
Sweep+
Indiana Nitro Scout Day
Jun 14, 2021
Pitch Scores - Fastball
Hop+
Rise+
Pitch Scores - Sinker
Hop+
Sink+
Rise+
Preseason Preview
Mar 13, 2021
Pitch Scores - Fastball
Hop+
Rise+
Sink+
Pitch Scores - Curveball
Hammer+
Sweep+

Pitching Velos

2022
2021
Fastball
Velocity Max
73.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
71.0
Changeup
Velocity Avg
32.5
Slider
Velocity Avg
66.5
Fastball
Velocity Max
72.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
68.0
Curveball
Velocity Avg
64.0
Changeup
Velocity Avg
59.8
Indiana Prospects Scout Day
Jan 8, 2022
Pitching
73
Max FB
69 - 73
FB
65 - 0
CH
66 - 67
SL
Indiana Nitro Scout Day
Jun 14, 2021
Pitching
72
Max FB
67 - 71
FB
59 - 61
CH
Preseason Preview
Mar 13, 2021
Pitching
69
Max FB
65 - 69
FB
62 - 66
CB
58 - 61
CH

Game Performance

Visual Edge

Pitch Ai

Notes

News

Comments

1/08/22

Declan Watson, Center Grove, 2023, IN

Position: RHP/1B

Body: 6-foot-2, 168-pound long projectable frame.

Hit: (RHH) Begins in a wide stance with a low load, then uses a short stride. Rotational uphill swing. Pull side approach. 

Power: 83 mph exit velocity, average 75.2 mph. 62.5 mph bat speed average. 20.7 mph hand speed average.

Defense:  (IF) Firm hands, choppy footwork, clean exchange. (OF) Firm hands, quick footwork. 

Arm: 70 mph infield velocity. 73 mph outfield velocity. An-over-the-top slot. 

Speed: 7.59 (60-yard).

Pitching:  Stretch only delivery, some effort. High ¾ arm angle, some arm speed, short arm action. A falling off finish.

FB: T73. 69-73 mph. (Max spin 1901;  Avg 1793). Around the zone accuracy. 

CH: 65-0 mph. 

SL: 66-67 mph. Feel control. (Max spin 1726; Avg 1651). 

3/13/21

Declan Watson, Center Grove, 2023, IN

Position: 1B/OF

Body: 6-foot-2, 160-pound projectable frame.

Hit: (RHH) Begins in an open balanced stance with a tight load, then uses a short stride.

Power: 79 mph exit velocity, average 73.82 mph. 64.14 mph bat speed average. 21.57 mph hand speed average.

Defense:  (OF) Developing footwork.

Arm: 67 mph infield velocity. 72 mph outfield velocity. High ¾ slot.

Speed: 7.52 (60-yard).

Pitching: Slow-tempo delivery, some effort. ¾ arm angle.

FB: T69. 65-69 mph. (Max spin 1633;  Avg 1534). Arm side accuracy.

CB: 62-66 mph. 11/5 shape. (Max spin 1559; Avg 1512).

 

CH: 58-61 mph. 

3/08/20

 

Declan Watson: 1B/OF, (2023) Center Grove, IN. 6-foot-1, 158-pound solid frame. At the plate, 's best exit velocity was 71 mph. Track Man Exit Velo 79.37. Setup consisted of wide-open stance and a toe tap. Level swing plane. While in the infield, made throws up to 68 mph. His best position velocity in the outfield was registered at 71 mph. Throws from a ¾ slot. In the 60-yard dash, recorded a time of 7.91.

    

7/23/19

Center Grove High School, Class of 2023; 6-foot, 145-pound 1B/OF. During batting practice, the right-handed hitter clocked an exit velocity of 67 mph. Starts in an open, slightly crouched stance with his bat flat and just below his back shoulder. Has a short, quick load and an upward swing plane. In the infield, displayed a velocity of 66 mph across the diamond. Fielded the ball deep and showed some raw actions. Showed ability to turn to second base with ground balls on his glove side. He clocked a 60 time of 8.63 at the event. 

6/26/18: 2023 1B/OF hits from right side, closed upright setup in box. Weight transfer back with some hand load as trigger. Short stride to baseball. Does not stay balanced throughout swing. Did tend to cast hands around baseball. Showed pull side potential. Bat speed was average for age, exit velo was 74. In the OF was quick through the baseball, footwork was choppy, and arm strength was below average for age at 58.

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