Paul McLaughlin
Paul McLaughlin

CLASS OF 2023

OF
LHP

Paul
McLaughlin

Boston College (HS) • MA
5-11 • 155LBS • L/L
Travel Team: Dirt Dawgs

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Best Of Stats

Power
95.4
Exit Velocity (max)
8/17/21
80.2
Exit Velocity (avg)
8/17/21
337
Distance (max)
8/17/21
100
Sweet Spot %
8/17/21
Run
6.8
60-yard
8/17/21
-
30-yd
-
10-yd
-
Run speed (max)
Defense
-
INF Velo
75
OF Velo
2/27/21
-
C Velo
-
Pop Time
Pitching

Fastball

77
Velocity (max)
8/17/21
75 - 77
Velo Range
8/17/21
1771
Spin Rate (avg)
8/17/21

Changeup

67 - 69
Velo Range
2/27/21
1245
Spin Rate (avg)
2/27/21

Curveball

68 - 69
Velo Range
2/27/21
1710
Spin Rate (avg)
8/17/21

Positional Tools

2021
60 Yard Dash
6.80
Outfield Velocity
75.0
Power / Speed Score
14.0

Hitting

2021
Exit Velocity Max
95.4
Exit Velocity Avg
72.1
Distance Max
337
Distance Avg
180
Launch Angle Avg
19.9
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
2021 MA/NH Prospect Games (Invite Only)
Aug 17, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
95.4
Exit Velocity (max)
80.2
Exit Velocity (avg)
260
Distance (avg)
337
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
2021 Eastern Mass Winter Showcase
Feb 27, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
80.5
Exit Velocity (max)
67.0
Exit Velocity (avg)
137
Distance (avg)
245
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %

Hitting

Pitching

2021
Fastball
Velocity Max
76.6
Fastball
Velocity Avg
74.3
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
1714
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
23.0
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
65.6
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
1679
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
69.2
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1245
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
Cutter
Velocity Avg
68.2
Cutter
Total Movement Avg
Knuckleball
Velocity Avg
57.7
Knuckleball
Total Movement Avg
2021 MA/NH Prospect Games (Invite Only)
Aug 17, 2021
Trackman - Fastball
76.6
Velocity (max)
75.0 - 76.5
Velo Range
72.2
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,855
Spin Rate (max)
1,771
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
67.2
Velocity (max)
64.3 - 66.6
Velo Range
61.5
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,853
Spin Rate (max)
1,710
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Knuckleball
57.7
Velocity (max)
54.4
Eff Velocity (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Zone %
2021 Eastern Mass Winter Showcase
Feb 27, 2021
Trackman - Fastball
74.2
Velocity (max)
71.2 - 74.2
Velo Range
81.0
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,791
Spin Rate (max)
1,647
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
66.6
Velocity (max)
72.7
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,494
Spin Rate (max)
1,494
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - ChangeUp
69.2
Velocity (max)
77.3
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,245
Spin Rate (max)
1,245
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - Cutter
68.2
Velocity (max)
75.1
Eff Velocity (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Zone %

Pitch Scores

Pitching Velos

2021
Fastball
Velocity Max
77.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
74.8
Curveball
Velocity Avg
67.2
2021 Eastern Mass Winter Showcase
Feb 27, 2021
Pitching
74
Max FB
73 - 74
FB
68 - 69
CB
67 - 69
CH
67 - 69
CT

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Comments

8/17/21

Paul McLaughlin: OF/LHP, (2023) Boston College, MA. 5-foot-11, 155-pound lean athletic build. Projectable raw during batting practice, Mclaughlin had a max exit velocity of 84 mph. Began in a balanced wide stance with a small load, then used a closed short stride. Has developing average bat speed, uphill loose swing plane and high finish. He created loud contact and found a few barrels. Line drive approach. Athletic  and capable from the outfield, his best throws to the bases were registered at 75 mph; shows a clean natural exchange, athletic developing feet, and soft developing hands. Fields the ball out front, movements laterally were developing. Consistent accuracy to the bag, used a high ¾ slot with a loose arm action. Established speed as one of his strengths with an efficient 60 time of 6.8. Projectable raw on the mound, used a consistent loose arm action with a high ¾ arm angle while showing developing arm speed. Feel type pitcher who shows some effort. Has a consistent balance point and falling off shoulders. Lands open with a falling off finish. Threw his fastball 75-77 mph; has arm side command and slight running action. Showed sweeping action and glove side around the zone command on his 11/5 curveball (65-67). 

Scout Evaluation 

Paul McLaughlin, Boston College, 2023, MA

Position: OF/LHP

Body: 5-foot-11, 155-pound lean athletic build.

Hit: (LHH) Projectable raw. Starts in a balanced wide stance with a small load, then uses a closed short stride. Developing average bat speed. High finish, uphill loose swing. Line drive approach. 

Power: 84 mph exit velocity. 

Defense:  (OF) Soft developing hands, athletic developing footwork, clean natural exchange. Athletic capable.  Fields the ball out front, movements laterally were developing. 

Arm: 75 mph outfield velocity. Loose arm action, high ¾ slot, consistent accuracy. 

Speed: 6.80 (60-yard).

Pitching: Projectable raw. Feel delivery, some effort. High ¾ arm angle, developing arm speed, consistent loose arm action. Consistent balance point, falling off shoulders, lands open, a falling off finish.

FB: T77. 75-77 mph. Arm side accuracy, slight running action. 

CB: 65-67 mph. Glove side around the zone command, sweeping action, 11/5 shape. 


 

2/27/21

McLaughlin is a 5-foot-11, 165 pound left-handed hitting two-way prospect. He hits out of a wide stance, with the hands set just off the back shoulder. He uses a leg lift to stack the weight over the back side. The bat-head takes an uphill path through the hitting zone, yielding an exit velocity of 81 MPH during his round. He remains balanced throughout the swing and gets good extension through contact.

Defensively, he was 75 MPH on his throws from the outfield. His feet are light as he works to get into a good fielding position. The arm-swing is fluid and creates a good line with his target. He finishes over his front leg, maintaining a good line with his target.

On the mound, McLaughlin works primarily out of the stretch. He separates well at the top, using a long, high arm-swing that allows for heavy sink on a fastball that sits 72-74 MPH. McLaughlin also cuts his fastball at 67-69 MPH. He stays in line with home plate, finishing over his front leg, with his chest in line with the target. His breaking ball was 68-69 MPH and showed good spin. He also mixed in a change-up at 67-69 MPH with similar action to his fastball.

Exit Velocity- 81 mph
OF Velocity- 75 mph

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