Caleb Birchem
Caleb Birchem
Caleb Birchem

CLASS OF 2022

SS
3B

Caleb
Birchem

St. John's Prep (HS) • MA
6-0 • 175LBS • R/R
Travel Team: Nor'easters

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9/26/21

Caleb Birchem: SS/3B, (2022) out of St. John's Prep, MA. is a 6-foot, 175-pound infield prospect. At the plate, the right-handed hitter had a max exit velocity of 87 MPH, with a (64.54 mph bat speed average) and (20.78 mph hand speed average). He begins in a balanced, athletic stance with the hands relaxed just off the back shoulder. He loads well, stacking the weight over the back leg. As he begins the swing, the bat takes a short, simple swing path to and through contact. In the infield, Birchem was70 MPH on his throws across the diamond. Working through the defensive portion, he shows consistent smooth feet, sure hands, and a clean exchange. Birchem also recorded a time of 7.03 in the 60-yard dash.


8/10/21

6-foot, 170-pound athletic proportional frame. Above average in the box, Birchem's best exit velocity was 91 mph. (65.62 mph bat speed average). (20.50 mph hand speed average). Begins in a balanced wide stance with a smooth rhythmic load, then uses a short controlled stride. Bat speed was above average, displayed a short level swing plane and high good extension on his finish. He barreled up lots of balls with tons of loud contact. Gap to gap aggressive approach. Above average while in the infield, made throws at velocities up to 76 mph; has soft next level hands, a twitchy clean exchange, and quick fluid feet. Fields the ball out front, movements laterally were athletic. Consistent accuracy to the bases, used a ¾ slot and a short loose arm action. In the 60-yard dash, recorded a time of 7.18.

Exit Velocity: 91 mph

Arm Velocity: 76 mph

Sixty-Yard Dash: 7.18

3/06/21

Caleb Birchem: SS/RHP, (2022) St. John's Prep, MA. 5-foot-11, 165-pound solid frame. Capable in the box, the right-handed hitter's best exit velocity was 83 mph. Started in an open wide stance with a compact load, then used a toe tap. Bat speed is some, exhibits a flat swing plane and good extension on his finish. Created some loud contact and found some barrels. Gap to gap approach. Solid in the infield, his best throw was registered at 71 mph; had consistent rhythmic footwork, sure hands, and a natural exchange. Glovework is shown out front Used a short arm action with a low ¾ slot while showing consistent accuracy to the bag. 

Scout Evaluation 

Caleb Birchem, St. John's Prep, 2022, MA

Position: SS/RHP

Body: 5-foot-11, 165-pound solid frame.

Hit: (RHH) Begins in an open wide stance with a compact load, then uses a toe tap. Some bat speed. Good extension on his finish, flat swing. Gap to gap approach. 

Power: 83 mph exit velocity, average 72.71 mph. 63.84 mph bat speed average. 20.34 mph hand speed average.

Defense:  (IF) Sure hands, consistent rhythmic footwork, natural exchange. Solid. Uses his glove out front. 

Arm: 71 mph infield velocity. Short arm action, low ¾ slot, consistent accuracy. 


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