Prep Baseball Report

CLASS OF 2026

OF
LHP

Kaiden
Simons

Piper (HS) • KS
5' 11" • 165LBS
L/L • 16yr 6mo
Travel Team: Royals Scout Team

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Physical
Positional Tools Velos / Pop
TrackMan Hitting
Blast
TrackMan Pitching
Pitch Scores
Pitching Velos
Swift
Visual Edge
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Best Of Stats

Hitting
24.9
Hand Speed (max)
6/04/24
70.5
Bat Speed (max)
6/04/24
28.4
Rot. Acc (max)
6/04/24
-
Hard Hit %
Power
93.5
Exit Velocity (max)
6/04/24
86.1
Exit Velocity (avg)
2/11/24
337
Distance (max)
10/22/23
64
Sweet Spot %
6/04/24
Run
7.21
60
6/22/22
4
30-yd
6/04/24
1.69
10-yd
2/11/24
19.1
Run speed (max)
6/04/24
Defense
-
INF Velo
87
OF Velo
2/11/24
-
C Velo
-
Pop Time
Pitching

Fastball

83
Velocity (max)
2/11/24
80.4 - 83
Velo Range
2/11/24
2039
Spin Rate (avg)
10/22/23

Changeup

75.6 - 77.1
Velo Range
10/22/23
2082
Spin Rate (avg)
6/13/23

Curveball

67 - 71
Velo Range
10/22/23
2270
Spin Rate (avg)
2/12/23

Positional Tools

2024
2023
2022
Outfield Velocity
87.0
60 Yard Dash
7.24
Outfield Velocity
84.0
Power / Speed Score
12.4
60 Yard Dash
7.21
Outfield Velocity
81.0
Power / Speed Score
11.8

Hitting

2024
2023
2022
Exit Velocity Max
93.5
Exit Velocity Avg
84.8
Distance Max
326
Distance Avg
181
Launch Angle Avg
15.4
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
89.9
Exit Velocity Avg
77.9
Distance Max
337
Distance Avg
163
Launch Angle Avg
18.5
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
85.2
Exit Velocity Avg
74.2
Distance Max
277
Distance Avg
187
Launch Angle Avg
24.8
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Royals Scout Team Scout Day
Jun 4, 2024
Trackman - Hitting
93.5
Exit Velocity (max)
83.9
Exit Velocity (avg)
184
Distance (avg)
326
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
MOKAN Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 11, 2024
Trackman - Hitting
91.6
Exit Velocity (max)
86.1
Exit Velocity (avg)
176
Distance (avg)
314
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Kansas City Fall Open
Oct 22, 2023
Trackman - Hitting
89.9
Exit Velocity (max)
76.1
Exit Velocity (avg)
154
Distance (avg)
337
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
MOKAN Top Prospect Games: Underclass (Invite-Only)
Jun 13, 2023
Trackman - Hitting
88.9
Exit Velocity (max)
80.8
Exit Velocity (avg)
216
Distance (avg)
315
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
MOKAN Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 12, 2023
Trackman - Hitting
89.0
Exit Velocity (max)
77.8
Exit Velocity (avg)
116
Distance (avg)
263
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
PBR Junior Future Games
Jul 26, 2022
Trackman - Hitting
85.2
Exit Velocity (max)
74.2
Exit Velocity (avg)
187
Distance (avg)
277
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %

Hitting

2024
2023
2022
Hand Speed Max
24.9
Hand Speed Avg
23.0
Bat Speed Max
70.5
Bat Speed Avg
68.1
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Hand Speed Max
24.1
Hand Speed Avg
22.2
Bat Speed Max
69.8
Bat Speed Avg
65.2
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Hand Speed Max
23.9
Hand Speed Avg
22.2
Bat Speed Max
63.0
Bat Speed Avg
61.5
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Royals Scout Team Scout Day
Jun 4, 2024
Blast - Hitting
24.9
Hand Speed (max)
23.1
Hand Speed (avg)
70.5
Bat Speed (max)
68.0
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
MOKAN Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 11, 2024
Blast - Hitting
24.2
Hand Speed (max)
23.0
Hand Speed (avg)
70.1
Bat Speed (max)
68.1
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Kansas City Fall Open
Oct 22, 2023
Blast - Hitting
23.7
Hand Speed (max)
22.1
Hand Speed (avg)
69.8
Bat Speed (max)
66.1
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
MOKAN Top Prospect Games: Underclass (Invite-Only)
Jun 13, 2023
Blast - Hitting
23.4
Hand Speed (max)
22.6
Hand Speed (avg)
66.2
Bat Speed (max)
65.0
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
MOKAN Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 12, 2023
Blast - Hitting
24.1
Hand Speed (max)
22.0
Hand Speed (avg)
68.5
Bat Speed (max)
63.4
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
PBR Junior Future Games
Jul 26, 2022
Blast - Hitting
23.9
Hand Speed (max)
22.2
Hand Speed (avg)
63.0
Bat Speed (max)
61.5
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency

Pitching

2024
2023
Fastball
Velocity Max
83.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
81.7
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
2018
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
24.7
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
68.5
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
2257
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
75.7
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1960
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
Fastball
Velocity Max
82.7
Fastball
Velocity Avg
78.5
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
1990
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
25.3
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
67.7
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
2223
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
73.8
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1961
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
MOKAN Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 11, 2024
Trackman - Fastball
83.0
Velocity (max)
80.4 - 83.0
Velo Range
78.4
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,073
Spin Rate (max)
2,018
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Spin Efficiency % (avg)
Trackman - Curveball
69.6
Velocity (max)
67.6 - 69.4
Velo Range
65.0
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,345
Spin Rate (max)
2,257
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Spin Efficiency % (avg)
Trackman - ChangeUp
76.2
Velocity (max)
75.0 - 76.2
Velo Range
73.3
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,003
Spin Rate (max)
1,960
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Spin Efficiency % (avg)
Kansas City Fall Open
Oct 22, 2023
Trackman - Fastball
82.7
Velocity (max)
78.4 - 82.5
Velo Range
78.2
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,169
Spin Rate (max)
2,039
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Spin Efficiency % (avg)
Trackman - Curveball
71.2
Velocity (max)
67.3 - 70.7
Velo Range
66.0
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,348
Spin Rate (max)
2,216
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - ChangeUp
77.7
Velocity (max)
75.6 - 77.1
Velo Range
73.9
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,944
Spin Rate (max)
1,918
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Spin Efficiency % (avg)
MOKAN Top Prospect Games: Underclass (Invite-Only)
Jun 13, 2023
Trackman - Fastball
80.9
Velocity (max)
76.2 - 80.0
Velo Range
75.5
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,059
Spin Rate (max)
1,942
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Spin Efficiency % (avg)
Trackman - Curveball
67.6
Velocity (max)
66.6 - 67.6
Velo Range
64.4
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,228
Spin Rate (max)
2,158
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
73.5
Velocity (max)
69.4 - 73.5
Velo Range
69.3
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,082
Spin Rate (max)
2,082
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Spin Efficiency % (avg)
MOKAN Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 12, 2023
Trackman - Fastball
77.4
Velocity (max)
75.5 - 77.1
Velo Range
73.9
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,112
Spin Rate (max)
2,019
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
67.0
Velocity (max)
66.3 - 67.0
Velo Range
63.5
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,354
Spin Rate (max)
2,270
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - ChangeUp
73.2
Velocity (max)
71.1 - 73.2
Velo Range
69.5
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,049
Spin Rate (max)
1,984
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)

Pitch Scores

2024
2023
Fastball
Hop+
Fastball
Sink+
Fastball
Rise+
Curveball
Hammer+
Curveball
Sweep+
Fastball
Rise+
Curveball
Hammer+
Curveball
Sweep+
MOKAN Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 11, 2024
Pitch Scores - Fastball
Hop+
Rise+
Sink+
Pitch Scores - Curveball
Hammer+
Sweep+
Kansas City Fall Open
Oct 22, 2023
Pitch Scores - Fastball
Rise+
Pitch Scores - Curveball
Hammer+
Sweep+

Pitching Velos

2024
2023
2022
Fastball
Velocity Max
83.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
81.5
Curveball
Velocity Avg
68.5
Changeup
Velocity Avg
75.5
Fastball
Velocity Max
83.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
78.3
Curveball
Velocity Avg
67.7
Changeup
Velocity Avg
74.0
Fastball
Velocity Max
80.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
77.0
Curveball
Velocity Avg
67.5
Changeup
Velocity Avg
71.0
MOKAN Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 11, 2024
Pitching
83
Max FB
80 - 83
FB
68 - 69
CB
75 - 76
CH
Kansas City Fall Open
Oct 22, 2023
Pitching
83
Max FB
78 - 83
FB
67 - 71
CB
76 - 77
CH
15U National Championship
Jul 6, 2023
Pitching
81
Max FB
78 - 80
FB
67 - 68
CB
69 - 74
CH
MOKAN Top Prospect Games: Underclass (Invite-Only)
Jun 13, 2023
Pitching
81
Max FB
76 - 80
FB
67 - 68
CB
69 - 74
CH
Creekside Summer Rising Stars ID
Jun 22, 2022
Pitching
80
Max FB
76 - 78
FB
67 - 68
CB
70 - 72
CH

Game Performance

2024
2023
2022
10 Yard Dash
1.69
30 Yard Dash
4.00
60 Yard Dash
7.22
Top Speed (MPH)
Vertical Jump
10 Yard Dash
1.73
30 Yard Dash
4.01
60 Yard Dash
7.24
Top Speed (MPH)
RSi
Vertical Jump
60 Yard Dash
7.21
Top Speed (MPH)
Royals Scout Team Scout Day
Jun 4, 2024
Swift
1.70
10-yd
4.00
30-yd
7.22
60-yd
19.1
Run speed (max)
MOKAN Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 11, 2024
Swift
1.69
10-yd
4.04
30-yd
17.4
Run speed (max)
29.1
Jump Height (max)
Kansas City Fall Open
Oct 22, 2023
Swift
1.76
10-yd
4.01
30-yd
7.24
60-yd
19.0
Run speed (max)
29.9
Jump Height (max)
29.5
Jump Height (avg)
MOKAN Top Prospect Games: Underclass (Invite-Only)
Jun 13, 2023
Swift
1.73
10-yd
4.06
30-yd
7.33
60-yd
18.8
Run speed (max)
MOKAN Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 12, 2023
Swift
1.74
10-yd
4.01
30-yd
18.0
Run speed (max)
1.69
RSi (max)
1.69
RSi (avg)
1,376
Jump Power (max)
27.4
Jump Height (max)
27.0
Jump Height (avg)
PBR Junior Future Games
Jul 26, 2022
Swift
1.75
10-yd
4.03
30-yd
7.31
60-yd
18.7
Run speed (max)
8.2
Run Speed (avg)
Creekside Summer Rising Stars ID
Jun 22, 2022
Swift
7.21
60-yd
17.0
Run speed (max)
8.3
Run Speed (avg)

Visual Edge

2024
2023
Edge Score
59.14
Edge Score
57.25

Pitch Ai

Notes

Comments

2/11/24
Kaiden Simons, Piper (KS), 2026
Positional Profile: OF/LHP
Body: 5-11, 159-pounds. Lean, athletic build. Room to add strength.
Delivery: Worked exclusively from the stretch on the glove side of the rubber. Rthymic, high leg kick to balance point. Drops and drives into back leg down the mound. Lands closed with firm front side.
Arm Action: LH. Smooth, clean arm motion from a 3/4 slot.
FB: T83, 80-83 mph. Plays straight. T2073, 2018 average rpm.
CB: 68-69 mph. 11/5 to 10/4 shape. Loopy, sweeping break. Developing feel for the zone. T2345, 2257 average rpm.
CH: 75-76 mph. Some arm side run. T2003, 1960 average rpm.
ATH: 1.69 and 4.04 in the 10 and 30 yard splits. 29.10 max vertical.
2/11/24
Kaiden Simons, Piper (KS), 2026
Positional Profile: OF/LHP
Body: 5-11, 159-pounds. Lean, athletic build. Room to add strength.
Hit: LHH. Wide, even stance in the box. Some pre-pitch waggle with the hands. Full body load into back leg, strong coil around back hip. Hands load back with some bat wrap. Toe-tap timing mechanism. Short to the ball. Barrel stays level and long through the zone. Middle, line drive approach. Rotates well. 68.1 mph bat speed with 25 G's of rotational acceleration.
Power: 92 max exit velocity, averaged 86.1 mph. 314' max distance.
Arm: LH. OF-87 mph. Longer arm swing, quick release from a 3/4 window.
Defense: Athletic fielder, comfortable on the move. Attacks hops with reliable hands. Clean transfer to release.
ATH: 1.69 and 4.04 in the 10 and 30 yard splits. 29.10 max vertical.
10/22/23

Kaiden Simons, Piper (KS), 2026
Positional Profile: OF/LHP
Body: 5-11, 165-pounds. Wiry and athletic build.
Delivery: From the glove side of the rubber, side step, high leg kick, medium stride, back leg drive, lands over a firm front side.
Arm Action: LH. Longer arm swing out of a 3/4 arm slot.
FB: T83, 78-83 mph. Stays on plane with some spin. T2169, 2039 average rpm.
CB: 67-71 mph. 11/5 shapr, some spin induced break. T2348, 2216 average rpm.
CH: 76-77 mph. Arm side fade. T1944, 1918 average rpm.
ATH: 7.24 runner in the 60. 1.76 and 4.01 in the 10 and 30 yard splits. 29.90 max vertical.

10/22/23

Kaiden Simons, Piper (KS), 2026
Positional Profile: OF/LHP
Body: 5-11, 165-pounds. Wiry and athletic build.
Hit: LHH. Upright, feet wide, hands at shoulder, bat angle flat, light bat wiggle. Load onto backside, small toe tap and stride, active and connected top/lower half, short to the baseball, in and out of the zone at times. 66.1 mph bat speed with 22 G's of rotational acceleration.
Power: 90 max exit velocity, averaged 76.1 mph. 337' max distance. Line drive swing with developing power.
Arm: LH. OF-84 mph. Longer arm swing out of a 3/4 arm slot.
Defense: Fields the ball out front, athletic feet, works through the baseball, funnels to hip.
ATH: 7.24 runner in the 60. 1.76 and 4.01 in the 10 and 30 yard splits. 29.90 max vertical.

6/13/23

Kaiden Simons, Piper (KS), 2026
Positional Profile: OF/LHP
Body: 5-11, 160-pounds. Athletic frame.
Delivery: Tall/fal type delivery. Toe lands in line to target, tall at balance point.
Arm Action: LH. High 3/4 release, longer arm swing.
FB: T81, 76-80 mph. Four-seam type with some carry. T2059, 1942 average rpm.
CB: 67-68 mph. Feel for the zone. T2228, 2158 average rpm.
CH: 69-74 mph. T2082, 2082 average rpm.
ATH: 7.33 runner in the 60. 1.73 and 4.06 10 and 30 yard splits.

6/13/23

Kaiden Simons, Piper (KS), 2026
Positional Profile: OF/LHP
Body: 5-11, 160-pounds. Athletic frame.
Hit: LHH. Tall setup with a open stance. Hands start up with some bat waggle. Slight leg kick stride. Fast hands with some bat speed. Bat stays on plane through the zone. 65 mph bat speed with 22 G’s of rotational acceleration.
Power: 89 max exit velocity, averaged 81 mph. 315' max distance.
Arm: LH. OF-81 mph. High 3/4 release, long arm swing.
Defense: 0.00-0.00 pop times. Glove plays out front, rhythmic footwork.
ATH: 7.33 runner in the 60. 1.73 and 4.06 in the 10 and 30 yard splits.

2/12/23

Positional Profile: OF/LHP Follow in the KS 2026 class.
Body: 5-11, 155-pounds. Athletic, lean frame with projectability and room to add strength.
Delivery: Deliberate side-step delivery. Tall balance point, repeats well. Solid separation with good use of his lower half. Gets extension through his release. Falling off finish.
Arm Action: LH. Long OT arm action with some shoulder tilt. Solid arm speed.
FB: T77, 76-77 mph. Straight action on a downward plane. T2112, 2019 average rpm.
CB: 66-67 mph. Big 12/6 shape with occasional depth. T2354, 2270 average rpm.
CH: 71-73 mph. Fade action thrown with FB arm speed. T2049, 1984 average rpm.

2/12/23

Positional Profile: OF/LHP Follow in the KS 2026 class.
Body: 5-11, 155-pounds. Athletic, lean frame with projectability and room to add strength.
Hits: LHH. Upright, square setup with active hands. Toe-tap and hand load back into a short stride. Balanced finish. Flat, level swing plane. Quick-twitch through the zone with some hand speed. Mid/pull approach. Hard line-drives and fly balls in BP.
Power: 89 max exit velocity, averaged 77.8 MPH. 263' max distance.
Arm: LH. OF-84 mph. Long, clean OT arm action. Shows some arm speed.
Defense: Direct, aggressive routes with quick footwork. Clean gather on the side of his body with momentum through his throws.
Vizual Edge: 57.25 Edge Score

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Physical

2024
Grip Strgth (LH)
Grip Strgth (RH)
MOKAN Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 11, 2024
Physical - Athlete
5' 11"
Ht
159.0
Wt
Grip Strgth (RH)
Grip Strgth (LH)