AJ Escalera
AJ Escalera
AJ Escalera

CLASS OF 2025

C
OF

AJ
Escalera

Burrillville (HS) • MA
5-5 • 145LBS • S/R
Travel Team: L & M Baseball

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Hitting
21.4
Hand Speed (max)
8/11/21
67.4
Bat Speed (max)
8/11/21
17
Rot. Acc (max)
8/11/21
-
Hard Hit %
Power
79.9
Exit Velocity (max)
7/06/21
-
Exit Velocity (avg)
-
Distance (max)
-
Sweet Spot %
Run
7.69
60-yard
7/06/21
-
30-yd
-
10-yd
-
Run speed (max)
Defense
69
INF Velo
3/27/21
63
OF Velo
8/11/21
65
C Velo
8/11/21
2.14 - 2.20
Pop Time
3/27/21

Positional Tools

2021
60 Yard Dash
7.69
Pop Time
2.14 - 2.31
Catcher Velocity
65.0
Infield Velocity
69.0
Outfield Velocity
63.0
Power / Speed Score
10.4
2021 New England Underclass Games (Invite Only)
Aug 11, 2021
Position
7.76
60-yard
2.19 - 2.30
Pop Time
63
OF Velo
65
C Velo
80
Exit Velo
2021 Massachusetts Future 50 - Class of 2025 (Invite Only)
Jul 6, 2021
Position
7.69
60-yard
2.19 - 2.31
Pop Time
65
INF Velo
65
C Velo
80
Exit Velo
Scout Day: Bandits Baseball Club 3.27.21
Mar 27, 2021
Position
8.03
60-yard
2.14 - 2.20
Pop Time
69
INF Velo
64
C Velo
78
Exit Velo

Hitting

2021
Exit Velocity Max
79.9
Exit Velocity Avg
68.6
Distance Max
278
Distance Avg
178
Launch Angle Avg
27.0
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
2021 New England Underclass Games (Invite Only)
Aug 11, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
79.6
Exit Velocity (max)
69.9
Exit Velocity (avg)
184
Distance (avg)
278
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
2021 Massachusetts Future 50 - Class of 2025 (Invite Only)
Jul 6, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
79.9
Exit Velocity (max)
69.1
Exit Velocity (avg)
157
Distance (avg)
262
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Scout Day: Bandits Baseball Club 3.27.21
Mar 27, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
78.5
Exit Velocity (max)
67.5
Exit Velocity (avg)
186
Distance (avg)
269
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %

Hitting

2021
Hand Speed Max
21.4
Hand Speed Avg
18.5
Bat Speed Max
67.4
Bat Speed Avg
59.1
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
2021 New England Underclass Games (Invite Only)
Aug 11, 2021
Blast - Hitting
21.4
Hand Speed (max)
19.2
Hand Speed (avg)
67.4
Bat Speed (max)
59.4
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
2021 Massachusetts Future 50 - Class of 2025 (Invite Only)
Jul 6, 2021
Blast - Hitting
17.9
Hand Speed (max)
17.1
Hand Speed (avg)
57.8
Bat Speed (max)
56.5
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
Scout Day: Bandits Baseball Club 3.27.21
Mar 27, 2021
Blast - Hitting
19.8
Hand Speed (max)
18.0
Hand Speed (avg)
64.6
Bat Speed (max)
59.6
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency

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8/11/21

AJ Escalera: C/OF, (2025) out of Blackstone HS, MA. is a 5-foot-5, 145-pound prospect. During batting practice, Escalera recorded an exit velocity of 80 MPH, with a  (59.44 MPH bat speed average) and (19.20 MPH hand speed average). He started in an athletic, balanced stance with quiet hands. A slow, controlled load allows him to get into a good hitting position. The swing takes an uphill path through the hitting zone, while utilizing a gap to gap approach. In the outfield, Escalera was 63 MPH on his throws, while he showed he has sure hands a good exchange and consistent feet. Behind the plate, he was 65 MPH with a pop time range of 2.19-2.30 on his throws to second base. His initial stance is clean, with the glove centered in the middle of the chest. As he transitioned to throw, he showed he had consistent footwork, a clean transfer, and sure hands. In the 60-yard dash, he recorded a time of 7.76. 


7/06/21

AJ Escalera: C/3B, (2025) Blackstone Millville l, MA. 5-foot-5, 135-pound athletic frame. Projectable during batting practice, the switch hitter had a max exit velocity of 80 mph. (56.51 mph bat speed average). (17.06 mph hand speed average). Began in a balanced athletic stance with a tight load, then used a short stride. Has developing bat speed, rotational long swing plane and high finish. In the round he found some barrels with loud contact. Line drive approach. Solid while in the infield, registered his best throw across the diamond at 65 mph; had developing footwork, a clean exchange, and soft hands. Movements laterally were developing and he fields the ball out front. While catching, his best position velocity throwing to second was registered at 65 mph; has a clean exchange, soft hands, and developing feet. recorded a pop time of 2.19-2.31. Showed a clean setup. Used a high ¾ slot with a consistent arm action. In the 60-yard dash, his time was 7.69. 

Scout Evaluation 

AJ Escalera, Blackstone Millville l, 2025, MA

Position: C/3B

Body: 5-foot-5, 135-pound athletic frame.

Hit: (Switch) Projectable. Begins in a balanced athletic stance with a tight load, then uses a short stride. Developing bat speed. High finish, rotational long swing. Line drive approach. 

Power: 80 mph exit velocity, average 69.13 mph. 56.51 mph bat speed average. 17.06 mph hand speed average.

Defense: (C) 2.19-2.31 pop times. Soft hands, developing footwork, clean exchange. Solid. Had clean setup. (IF) Soft hands, developing footwork, clean exchange. Solid.  Fields the ball out front, movements laterally were developing. 

Arm: 65 mph infield velocity. 65 mph catcher velocity. Consistent arm action, high ¾ slot. 

Speed: 7.69 (60-yard).


 

3/27/21

5-foot-5, 135-pound athletic proportional frame. Above average in the box, Escalera's best exit velocity was 78 mph. Began in a balanced athletic stance with a smooth load, then used a short controlled stride. Bat speed is quick, displays a short upward swing plane and high finish. He barreled up multiple balls with loud contact. Gap to gap approach. Smooth while in the infield, registered his best throw across the diamond at 69 mph; showed quick fluid feet, sure hands, and a natural exchange. Fields the ball out front, movements laterally were athletic. Behind the plate, throw downs to second topped out at 64 mph; has athletic feet, a clean transfer, and soft hands. recorded a pop time of 2.14-2.20. Some flexibility and calm setup. Consistent accuracy to the bases, used a short arm action with a high ¾ slot. During the event, ran the 60-yard dash in 8.03. 

Exit Velocity: 78mph

Arm Velocity: 69 mph

Sixty-Yard Dash: 8.03

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