Zach Morris
Zach Morris
Zach Morris

CLASS OF 2023

RHP
1B

Zach
Morris

Gloucester (HS) • MA
6-0 • 185LBS • L/R
Travel Team: Show New England

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7/28/21

FUTURE GAMES

Zach Morris: RHP/1B, (2023) Gloucester, MA. 5-foot-11, 175-pound athletic lean build. Above average feel and confident on the mound, showing quick above average arm speed he had a high ¾ arm angle with a short loose arm action. Up-tempo feel type pitcher who shows some effort. Displays falling off shoulders with an athletic consistent balance point. Lands open with a falling off finish. Produced a fastball that came in at 85-86 mph; had command around the zone and running late action. Threw his 11/5 curveball (71-74) with glove side command and late tight action. Has arm side command and fading action on his changeup (77-78).  Turned in a solid outing at the event. The arm is clean and quick, the secondary stuff is coming along nicely. The makeup is solid and he wants the ball in all situations. 

Scout Evaluation 

Zach Morris, Gloucester, 2023, MA

Position: RHP/1B

Body: 5-foot-11, 175-pound athletic lean build.

Pitching:  Above average confident. up-tempo feel delivery, some effort. high ¾ arm angle, quick above average arm speed, short loose arm action. Athletic consistent balance point, falling off shoulders, lands open, a falling off finish.

FB: Around the zone accuracy, running late action. 

CB: 71-74 mph. Glove side command, late tight action, 11/5 shape. 

CH: 77-78 mph. Arm side control, fading action. 


 

7/07/21

Zach Morris: RHP/1B, (2023) Gloucester, MA. 5-foot-11, 175-pound athletic projectable build. Above average projectable in the box, Morris’s best exit velocity was 90 mph. (68.68 mph bat speed average). (21.92 mph hand speed average). Begins in a balanced wide stance with a wrapping load, then uses a short stride. Bat speed is above average, uses a loose uphill swing plane and good extension on his finish. Found lots of barrels with loud contact. Gap to gap approach. Projectable in the infield, displayed a velocity of 79 mph; had consistent developing footwork, a clean natural exchange, and soft developing hands. Fielded the ball out front with developing movement laterally. Had a high ¾ slot and a loose arm action with consistent accuracy to the base. Clocked a time of 7.38 in the 60-yard dash. Above average on the mound, showed above average quick arm speed with a loose consistent arm action and a high ¾ arm angle. Up-tempo type pitcher who uses some effort. Displays in line shoulders with a consistent balance point. Lands closed with a clean finish. Sat with his fastball at 85-86 mph; showed command arm side in the zone and running action. (Max spin 2224; Avg 2137). His 11/5 curveball (70-72) showed in the zone command and sweeping tight action. (Max spin 2380; Avg 2301). Has arm side command and gradual fading action on his changeup (74-75). 

Scout Evaluation 

Zach Morris, Gloucester, 2023, MA

Position: RHP/1B

Body: 5-foot-11, 175-pound athletic projectable build.

Hit: (LHH) Above average projectable. Began in a balanced wide stance with a wrapping load, then used a short stride. Above average bat speed. Good extension on his finish, loose uphill swing. Gap to gap approach. 

Power: 90 mph exit velocity, average 86.34 mph. 68.68 mph bat speed average. 21.92 mph hand speed average.

Defense:  (IF) Soft developing hands, consistent developing footwork, clean natural exchange. Projectable.  Fields the ball out front, movements laterally were developing. 

Arm: 79 mph infield velocity. Loose arm action, high ¾ slot, consistent accuracy. 

Speed: 7.38 (60-yard).

Pitching:  Above average. up-tempo delivery, some effort. high ¾ arm angle, above average quick arm speed, loose consistent arm action. Consistent balance point, in line shoulders, lands closed, a clean finish.

FB: T86. 85-86 mph. (Max spin 2224;  Avg 2137). Arm side in the zone accuracy, running action. 

CB: 70-72 mph. In the zone command, sweeping tight action, 11/5 shape. (Max spin 2380; Avg 2301). 

CH: 74-75 mph. Arm side control, gradual fading action. 


 

3/17/21

Zach Morris: RHP/1B, (2023) Gloucester, MA. 5-foot-11, 175-pound athletic frame. Above average in the box, the left-handed hitter recorded an exit velocity of 89 mph. Started in a wide stance with a controlled load, then used a controlled stride. Had a flat loose swing plane, above average bat speed and good extension on his finish. Had loud contact and found lots of barrels. Aggressive approach. Athletic while in the infield, registered his best throw across the diamond at 78 mph; had athletic footwork, a clean exchange, and sure hands. Fields the ball out front, movements laterally were athletic. Had a high ¾ slot and a very quick arm action with consistent accuracy to the base. Above average on the mound, used a high ¾ arm angle with a very quick arm action while showing above average arm speed. Up-tempo type pitcher who shows some effort. Has in line shoulder and athletic balance point. Lands closed with an athletic finish. Sat with his fastball at 82-84 mph; showed sinking action and command in the zone with heavy movement. He has tight action on his curveball (71-72). His changeup (76-77) shows fading action and in the zone command. His cutter (76-77) showed late action and around the zone control.  Should be a serious player down the road.

Scout Evaluation 

Zach Morris, Gloucester, 2023, MA

Position: RHP/1B

Body: 5-foot-11, 175-pound athletic frame.

Hit: (LHH) Started in a wide stance with a controlled load, then used a controlled stride. Above average bat speed. Good extension on his finish, flat loose swing. Aggressive approach. 

Power: 89 mph exit velocity. 

Defense:  (IF) Sure hands, athletic footwork, clean exchange. Athletic.  Movements laterally were athletic and he fields the ball out front. 

Arm: 78 mph infield velocity. Very quick arm action, high ¾ slot, consistent accuracy. 

Pitching: Above average. Up-tempo delivery, some effort. High ¾ arm angle, above average arm speed, very quick arm action. Athletic balance point, in line shoulders, lands closed, an athletic finish.

FB: T84. 82-84 mph. In the zone accuracy, sinking action, heavy movement. 

CT: 76-77 mph. Around the zone control, late action. 

CB: 71-72 mph. Tight action. 

CH: 76-77 mph. In the zone control, fading action. 


 

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