Matthew Direnzo
Matthew Direnzo

CLASS OF 2024

C
RHP

Matthew
Direnzo

Leicester (HS) • MA
6-1 • 215LBS • R/R
Travel Team: Double Play Jr Woo Sox

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

Hitting
23.7
Hand Speed (max)
2/26/22
76.1
Bat Speed (max)
6/21/22
17.9
Rot. Acc (max)
2/26/22
-
Hard Hit %
Power
95.1
Exit Velocity (max)
6/21/22
80.1
Exit Velocity (avg)
6/21/22
343
Distance (max)
6/21/22
47
Sweet Spot %
6/21/22
Run
7.71
60-yard
2/26/22
4.67
30-yd
6/21/22
2.13
10-yd
6/21/22
16.7
Run speed (max)
6/21/22
Defense
-
INF Velo
-
OF Velo
73
C Velo
2/26/22
1.97 - 2.05
Pop Time
6/21/22
Pitching

Fastball

80.1
Velocity (max)
6/21/22
76.8 - 79.5
Velo Range
6/21/22
2186
Spin Rate (avg)
2/26/22

Changeup

69.3 - 71.1
Velo Range
2/26/22
1472
Spin Rate (avg)
2/26/22

Curveball

67 - 69
Velo Range
6/21/22
2273
Spin Rate (avg)
6/21/22

Positional Tools

2022
2021
60 Yard Dash
7.71
Pop Time
1.97 - 2.09
Catcher Velocity
73.0
Power / Speed Score
12.3
60 Yard Dash
8.60
Pop Time
2.20 - 2.25
Catcher Velocity
70.0
Power / Speed Score
10.0
2022 New England Top Prospect Games (Invite Only)
Jun 21, 2022
Position
8.30
60-yard
1.97 - 2.05
Pop Time
72
C Velo
95
Exit Velo
Scout Day: Woo Sox 2.26.22
Feb 26, 2022
Position
7.71
60-yard
2.06 - 2.09
Pop Time
73
C Velo
90
Exit Velo
Scout Day: Jr WooSox 4.18.21
Apr 20, 2021
Position
8.60
60-yard
2.20 - 2.25
Pop Time
70
C Velo
86
Exit Velo

Hitting

2022
2021
Exit Velocity Max
95.1
Exit Velocity Avg
77.0
Distance Max
343
Distance Avg
162
Launch Angle Avg
18.8
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
86.4
Exit Velocity Avg
70.7
Distance Max
246
Distance Avg
156
Launch Angle Avg
36.1
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
2022 New England Top Prospect Games (Invite Only)
Jun 21, 2022
Trackman - Hitting
95.1
Exit Velocity (max)
80.1
Exit Velocity (avg)
215
Distance (avg)
343
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Scout Day: Woo Sox 2.26.22
Feb 26, 2022
Trackman - Hitting
89.6
Exit Velocity (max)
73.1
Exit Velocity (avg)
93
Distance (avg)
301
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Scout Day: Jr WooSox 4.18.21
Apr 20, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
86.4
Exit Velocity (max)
70.7
Exit Velocity (avg)
156
Distance (avg)
246
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %

Hitting

2022
2021
Hand Speed Max
23.7
Hand Speed Avg
21.8
Bat Speed Max
76.1
Bat Speed Avg
67.5
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Hand Speed Max
23.6
Hand Speed Avg
21.8
Bat Speed Max
66.9
Bat Speed Avg
63.9
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
23.5
Hand Speed (max)
22.6
Hand Speed (avg)
76.1
Bat Speed (max)
73.7
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Scout Day: Woo Sox 2.26.22
Feb 26, 2022
Blast - Hitting
23.7
Hand Speed (max)
21.3
Hand Speed (avg)
68.5
Bat Speed (max)
63.7
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Scout Day: Jr WooSox 4.18.21
Apr 20, 2021
Blast - Hitting
23.6
Hand Speed (max)
21.8
Hand Speed (avg)
66.9
Bat Speed (max)
63.9
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency

Pitching

2022
2021
Fastball
Velocity Max
80.1
Fastball
Velocity Avg
78.0
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
2169
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
27.8
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
67.1
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
2094
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
70.2
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1472
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
Fastball
Velocity Max
74.1
Fastball
Velocity Avg
72.5
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
1811
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
25.0
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
61.0
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
2103
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Splitter
Velocity Avg
68.5
Splitter
Spin Rate Avg
1276
Splitter
Total Movement Avg
2022 New England Top Prospect Games (Invite Only)
Jun 21, 2022
Trackman - Fastball
80.1
Velocity (max)
76.8 - 79.5
Velo Range
76.7
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,295
Spin Rate (max)
2,161
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
69.2
Velocity (max)
66.3 - 69.0
Velo Range
65.4
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,376
Spin Rate (max)
2,273
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Scout Day: Woo Sox 2.26.22
Feb 26, 2022
Trackman - Fastball
79.5
Velocity (max)
76.7 - 78.7
Velo Range
78.1
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,252
Spin Rate (max)
2,186
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
68.8
Velocity (max)
64.1 - 68.5
Velo Range
65.9
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,076
Spin Rate (max)
1,782
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
71.1
Velocity (max)
69.3 - 71.1
Velo Range
69.5
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,536
Spin Rate (max)
1,472
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Scout Day: Jr WooSox 4.18.21
Apr 20, 2021
Trackman - Fastball
74.1
Velocity (max)
71.4 - 73.6
Velo Range
71.9
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,882
Spin Rate (max)
1,811
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
61.8
Velocity (max)
60.3 - 61.8
Velo Range
60.2
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,219
Spin Rate (max)
2,103
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - Splitter
68.5
Velocity (max)
68.2
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,276
Spin Rate (max)
1,276
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %

Pitch Scores

Pitching Velos

2022
2021
Fastball
Velocity Max
80.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
78.5
Curveball
Velocity Avg
67.5
Changeup
Velocity Avg
70.5
Fastball
Velocity Max
74.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
73.5
Curveball
Velocity Avg
60.5
Scout Day: Woo Sox 2.26.22
Feb 26, 2022
Pitching
78
Max FB
77 - 78
FB
66 - 68
CB
70 - 71
CH
Scout Day: Jr WooSox 4.18.21
Apr 20, 2021
Pitching
74
Max FB
73 - 74
FB
60 - 61
CB
67 - 68
SPL

Game Performance

2022
10 Yard Dash
2.13
30 Yard Dash
4.67
60 Yard Dash
8.35
Top Speed (MPH)
2022 New England Top Prospect Games (Invite Only)
Jun 21, 2022
Swift
2.13
10-yd
4.67
30-yd
8.35
60-yd
16.7
Run speed (max)
7.2
Run Speed (avg)

Visual Edge

Pitch Ai

Notes

Comments

6/21/22

Matthew Direnzo: C/RHP, (2024) Leicester, MA. 6-foot-1, 205-pound mature solid build. Projectable in the box, Direnzo clocked an exit velocity of 95 mph. (73.7 mph bat speed average). (22.6 mph hand speed average). Began in a balanced open stance with a small load, then used a closed small stride. Bat speed was developing, showed a rotational uphill swing plane and good extension on his finish. In the round he found lots of barrels with loud contact. Aggressive approach. Behind the plate, his best recorded velocity during throw downs was clocked at 72 mph; has choppy developing feet, soft developing hands, and a natural developing transfer. showed his ability to throw runners out with an efficient pop time of 1.97-2.05. Clean setup. From a high ¾ slot, showed consistent accuracy to the bag with a loose arm action. Recorded a time of 8.3 in the 60-yard dash. Capable on the mound, used a consistent arm action with a high ¾ arm angle while showing developing arm speed. Feel type pitcher and showed some effort. During his delivery, balance point is tall with falling off shoulders. Lands closed with a falling off finish. Sat with his fastball at 79-80 mph; had command arm side around the zone and running action. (Max spin 2294; Avg 2161). His curveball (67-69) shows sweeping action and glove side around the zone command. (Max spin 2375; Avg 2272). 


2/26/22

Matthew Direnzo: C/RHP, (2024) Leicester, MA. 6-foot, 205-pound projectable build. Projectable at the plate, Direnzo was ranked 1st with an exit velocity of 90 mph. (63.7 mph bat speed average). (21.3 mph hand speed average). Starts in a balanced wide stance with a small load, then uses a small stride. Bat speed is developing above average, exhibits a loose uphill swing plane and good extension on his finish. In the round he found lots of barrels with loud contact. Aggressive gap to gap approach. While catching, his best recorded velocity during throw downs was clocked at 73 mph; showed developing consistent feet, soft developing hands, and a clean developing transfer. had a pop time of 2.06-2.09. Calm setup. Used a high ¾ slot and a consistent arm action while showing consistent accuracy to the base. Clocked a time of 7.71 in the 60-yard dash. Projectable on the mound, had a loose arm action and a high ¾ arm angle with developing arm speed. Up-tempo type pitcher and uses some effort. During his delivery, balance point is tall with in line shoulders. Lands closed with recoil finish. Threw his fastball 77-78 mph; had command arm side around the zone and slight running action. (Max spin 2251; Avg 2185). Has glove side command and sweeping action on his curveball (66-68). (Max spin 2075; Avg 1782). Had gradual fading action and arm side control on his changeup (70-71). 

Scout Evaluation 

Matthew Direnzo, Leicester, 2024, MA

Position: C/RHP

Body: 6-foot, 205-pound projectable build.

Hit: (RHH) Projectable. Began in a balanced wide stance with a small load, then used a small stride. Developing above average bat speed. Good extension on his finish, loose uphill swing. Aggressive gap to gap approach. 

Power: 90 mph exit velocity, average 73.1 mph. 63.7 mph bat speed average. 21.3 mph hand speed average. Ranks #1 with ev at the event. 

Defense: (C) 2.06-2.09 pop times. Soft developing hands, developing consistent footwork, clean developing exchange. Projectable. Calm setup. 

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

Speed: 7.71 (60-yard).

Pitching: Projectable. Up-tempo delivery, some effort. High ¾ arm angle, developing arm speed, loose arm action. Consistent balance point, in line shoulders, lands closed, recoil finish.

FB: T78. 77-78 mph. (Max spin 2251;  Avg 2185). Arm side around the zone accuracy, slight running action. 

CB: 66-68 mph. Glove side control, sweeping action. (Max spin 2075; Avg 1782). 

CH: 70-71 mph. Arm side control, gradual fading action. 


 

4/18/21

Matthew Direnzo: C/RHP, (2024) out of Leicester High School, MA. is a 6-foot, 201-pound two-way prospect. At the plate, Direnzo had a max exit velocity of 86 MPH. His initial setup consists of an athletic, balanced stance with the hands set just off the back shoulder. He showed a quick bat that took a flat through the hitting zone. He made a lot of solid contact during his round and got through the ball well. Behind the plate, Direnzo was 70 MPH on his throw downs to second with pop times of 2.20-2.25. He initially sets up in an athletic stance with the glove relaxed. As he transitioned to throw he showed he has sure hands, quick feet, and a clean exchange. During the event, Direnzo also recorded a 60 time of 8.6. On the mound, he works out of a clean delivery. He gets balanced at the top and separates into a short ¾ arm slot. He lands square and finishes over his front leg. His fastball sits 73-74 MPH with arm side run. Direnzo also mixed in a 12/6 curveball (60-61 MPH) and a split (67-68 MPH) with tumbling action.


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