James McDermott
James McDermott

CLASS OF 2024

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James
McDermott

Westford Academy (HS) • MA
6-1 • 195LBS • R/R
Travel Team: Nokona

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Positional Tools Velos / Pop
TrackMan Hitting
Blast
Swift
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Best Of Stats

Hitting
21.2
Hand Speed (max)
6/21/22
75.1
Bat Speed (max)
2/20/22
10.6
Rot. Acc (max)
6/21/22
-
Hard Hit %
Power
90.3
Exit Velocity (max)
6/21/22
80.4
Exit Velocity (avg)
6/21/22
329
Distance (max)
2/20/22
64
Sweet Spot %
6/21/22
Run
7.25
60-yard
6/21/22
4.02
30-yd
6/21/22
1.78
10-yd
6/21/22
19
Run speed (max)
6/21/22
Defense
-
INF Velo
-
OF Velo
75
C Velo
6/21/22
2.00 - 2.05
Pop Time
2/20/22

Positional Tools

2022
60 Yard Dash
7.25
Pop Time
2.00 - 2.10
Catcher Velocity
75.0
Power / Speed Score
12.5
2022 New England Top Prospect Games (Invite Only)
Jun 21, 2022
Position
7.25
60-yard
2.04 - 2.10
Pop Time
75
C Velo
88
Exit Velo
Scout Day: Nokona 2.20.22
Feb 20, 2022
Position
2.00 - 2.05
Pop Time
73
C Velo
94
Exit Velo

Hitting

2022
Exit Velocity Max
90.3
Exit Velocity Avg
76.7
Distance Max
329
Distance Avg
207
Launch Angle Avg
25.9
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
2022 New England Top Prospect Games (Invite Only)
Jun 21, 2022
Trackman - Hitting
90.3
Exit Velocity (max)
80.4
Exit Velocity (avg)
214
Distance (avg)
300
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Scout Day: Nokona 2.20.22
Feb 20, 2022
Trackman - Hitting
90.0
Exit Velocity (max)
72.6
Exit Velocity (avg)
198
Distance (avg)
329
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %

Hitting

2022
Hand Speed Max
21.2
Hand Speed Avg
19.1
Bat Speed Max
75.1
Bat Speed Avg
67.3
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
2022 New England Top Prospect Games (Invite Only)
Jun 21, 2022
Blast - Hitting
21.2
Hand Speed (max)
20.1
Hand Speed (avg)
72.8
Bat Speed (max)
66.6
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Scout Day: Nokona 2.20.22
Feb 20, 2022
Blast - Hitting
20.0
Hand Speed (max)
18.1
Hand Speed (avg)
75.1
Bat Speed (max)
67.9
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency

Pitching

Pitch Scores

Pitching Velos

Game Performance

2022
10 Yard Dash
1.78
30 Yard Dash
4.02
60 Yard Dash
7.25
Top Speed (MPH)
2022 New England Top Prospect Games (Invite Only)
Jun 21, 2022
Swift
1.78
10-yd
4.02
30-yd
7.25
60-yd
19.0
Run speed (max)
8.2
Run Speed (avg)

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Pitch Ai

Notes

Comments

6/21/22

James McDermott: C/3B, (2024) Westford Academy, MA. 6-foot, 190-pound projectable strong build. Projectable and capable in the box, Mcdermott clocked an exit velocity of 88 mph. (66.6 mph bat speed average). (20.1 mph hand speed average). Began in a balanced wide stance with a low load, then used a small stride. Has developing bat speed, long swing plane and level finish. Produced loud contact and found multiple barrels. Line drive approach. Behind the plate, his best position velocity throwing to second was registered at 75 mph; had a clean transfer, developing footwork, and developing soft hands. recorded pop times of 2.04-2.10. Clean setup. Consistent accuracy to the bases, used a high ¾ slot and a loose arm action. In the 60-yard dash, recorded a time of 7.25. 


2/20/22

James McDermott: C/3B, (2024) Westford Academy, MA. 6-foot, 175-pound athletic lean frame. Projectable during batting practice, Mcdermott clocked an exit velocity of 94 mph. (67.9 mph bat speed average). (18.1 mph hand speed average). Began in a balanced open stance with a tight load, then used a small closed stride. Bat speed is above average, uses a loose flat swing plane and good extension on his finish. In his round he found lots of barrels with loud contact. Aggressive approach. Behind the plate, throw downs to second were maxed at 73 mph; had developing athletic footwork, a clean natural transfer, and soft sure hands. produced pop times of 2.00-2.05. Calm athletic setup. Consistent accuracy to the bag, used a loose arm action with a high ¾ slot. 

Scout Evaluation 

James McDermott, Westford Academy, 2024, MA

Position: C/3B

Body: 6-foot, 175-pound athletic lean frame.

Hit: (RHH) Projectable. Starts in a balanced open stance with a tight load, then uses a small closed stride. Above average bat speed. Good extension on his finish, loose flat swing. Aggressive approach. 

Power: 94 mph exit velocity, average 72.6 mph. 67.9 mph bat speed average. 18.1 mph hand speed average.

Defense: (C) 2.00-2.05 pop times. Soft sure hands, developing athletic footwork, clean natural exchange. Projectable athletic. Calm athletic setup. 

Arm: 73 mph catcher velocity. Loose arm action, high ¾ slot, consistent accuracy. 


 

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