Prep Baseball Report

CLASS OF 2023

LHP
OF

Joshua
Kopetski

Rhode Island
Thornton Academy (HS) • ME
6' 0" • 160LBS
L/L • 19yr 6mo
Travel Team: Southern Maine River Rats
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Pitching

Fastball

84.3
Velocity (max)
2/11/23
82.7 - 84
Velo Range
2/11/23
1744
Spin Rate (avg)
3/17/21

Changeup

71.9 - 75
Velo Range
7/08/20
1462
Spin Rate (avg)
7/08/20

Curveball

66.6 - 68.9
Velo Range
3/17/21
1556
Spin Rate (avg)
3/17/21

Slider

69.8 - 75.9
Velo Range
2/11/23
1598
Spin Rate (avg)
3/17/21
Power
81.5
Exit Velocity (max)
3/17/21
74.8
Exit Velocity (avg)
3/17/21
223
Distance (max)
3/17/21
67
Sweet Spot %
3/17/21
Hitting
20.1
Hand Speed (max)
3/17/21
67.5
Bat Speed (max)
3/17/21
7.4
Rot. Acc (max)
3/17/21
-
Hard Hit %
Run
8.27
60
9/15/19
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30-yd
-
10-yd
-
Run speed (max)
Defense
76
INF Velo
9/15/19
83
OF Velo
3/17/21
-
C Velo
-
Pop Time

Positional Tools

2021
2019
Outfield Velocity
83.0
60 Yard Dash
8.27
Infield Velocity
76.0
Outfield Velocity
76.0
Power / Speed Score
9.2

Hitting

2021
Exit Velocity Max
81.5
Exit Velocity Avg
74.8
Distance Max
223
Distance Avg
178
Launch Angle Avg
19.1
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
2021 New England Preseason All-State II (Invite Only)
Mar 17, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
81.5
Exit Velocity (max)
74.8
Exit Velocity (avg)
178
Distance (avg)
223
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %

Hitting

2021
Hand Speed Max
20.1
Hand Speed Avg
19.2
Bat Speed Max
67.5
Bat Speed Avg
63.5
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
2021 New England Preseason All-State II (Invite Only)
Mar 17, 2021
Blast - Hitting
20.1
Hand Speed (max)
19.2
Hand Speed (avg)
67.5
Bat Speed (max)
63.5
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency

Pitching

2023
2021
2020
Fastball
Velocity Max
84.3
Fastball
Velocity Avg
83.4
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
1675
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
20.1
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
74.2
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1281
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
Slider
Velocity Avg
73.1
Slider
Spin Rate Avg
1331
Slider
Total Movement Avg
Fastball
Velocity Max
82.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
81.2
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
1744
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
21.5
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
67.7
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
1556
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Slider
Velocity Avg
74.7
Slider
Spin Rate Avg
1598
Slider
Total Movement Avg
Fastball
Velocity Max
78.8
Fastball
Velocity Avg
77.1
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
1594
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
20.7
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
73.5
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1462
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
2023 New England ProCase (Invite Only)
Feb 11, 2023
Trackman - Fastball
84.3
Velocity (max)
82.7 - 84.0
Velo Range
82.3
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,779
Spin Rate (max)
1,675
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Spin Efficiency % (avg)
Trackman - Slider
75.9
Velocity (max)
69.8 - 75.9
Velo Range
70.3
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,501
Spin Rate (max)
1,331
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Spin Efficiency % (avg)
Trackman - ChangeUp
74.2
Velocity (max)
72.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,281
Spin Rate (max)
1,281
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Spin Efficiency % (avg)
2021 New England Preseason All-State II (Invite Only)
Mar 17, 2021
Trackman - Fastball
82.0
Velocity (max)
80.4 - 82.0
Velo Range
83.4
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,855
Spin Rate (max)
1,744
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
69.0
Velocity (max)
66.6 - 68.9
Velo Range
69.0
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,595
Spin Rate (max)
1,556
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Slider
75.2
Velocity (max)
73.8 - 75.2
Velo Range
76.5
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,755
Spin Rate (max)
1,598
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
2020 New England Top Prospect Games II (Invite Only)
Jul 8, 2020
Trackman - Fastball
78.8
Velocity (max)
76.1 - 78.0
Velo Range
77.3
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,757
Spin Rate (max)
1,594
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
75.0
Velocity (max)
71.9 - 75.0
Velo Range
73.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,695
Spin Rate (max)
1,462
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %

Pitch Scores

2020
Fastball
Hop+
Fastball
Sink+
Fastball
Rise+

Pitching Velos

2021
2020
2019
Fastball
Velocity Max
82.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
81.5
Curveball
Velocity Avg
66.5
Slider
Velocity Avg
73.5
Fastball
Velocity Max
78.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
77.0
Curveball
Velocity Avg
63.0
Changeup
Velocity Avg
72.5
Fastball
Velocity Max
74.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
73.0
Curveball
Velocity Avg
51.5
Changeup
Velocity Avg
64.5
2021 New England Preseason All-State II (Invite Only)
Mar 17, 2021
Pitching
82
Max FB
81 - 82
FB
66 - 67
CB
73 - 74
SL
2020 New England Top Prospect Games II (Invite Only)
Jul 8, 2020
Pitching
78
Max FB
76 - 78
FB
62 - 64
CB
72 - 73
CH
2019 Maine Top Prospect Games 9.15.19
Sep 15, 2019
Pitching
74
Max FB
72 - 74
FB
51 - 52
CB
64 - 65
CH

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2/11/23

Joshua Kopetski: LHP/OF, (2023) Thornton Academy, ME. Rhode Island Commit, 6-foot, 160-pound lean lanky frame. Projectable on the mound, used a consistent loose arm action with a high ¾ arm angle while showing developing arm speed. Feel type pitcher and used some effort. Showed consistent balance point and in line shoulders. Lands closed with a falling off finish. Threw his fastball 83-84 mph; showed running action and control arm side around the zone. (Max spin 1779; Avg 1675). Had arm side command and gradual fading action on his changeup (74-75). His slider (71-74) shows glove side command and slurvey action. (Max spin 1501; Avg 1331). 


3/17/21

Joshua Kopetski: LHP/OF, (2023) Thornton Academy, ME. 6-foot, 155-pound lanky frame. Raw in the box, the left-handed hitter's best exit velocity was 82 mph. Began in a balanced stance with a controlled load, then used a long stride. Bat speed was average, had a long swing plane and level finish. He barreled up a few balls with loud contact. Base hit approach. Above average from the outfield, his best throws to the bases were registered at 83 mph; has athletic feet, a clean exchange, and sure hands. Fielded the ball out front with athletic movement laterally. Used a loose arm action with a high ¾ slot while showing consistent accuracy to the base. Above average on the mound, showing above average arm speed he had a long arm action with a high ¾ arm angle. Up-tempo type pitcher and shows some effort. I would like to see him stay online longer as he spins through his delivery at this point of his development.   Sat with his fastball at 81-82 mph; has running action and command around the zone. His curveball (66-67) shows sweeping action and around the zone command. Shows command around the zone and tight action on his slider (73-74). 

Scout Evaluation 

Joshua Kopetski, Thornton Academy, 2023, ME

Position: LHP/OF

Body: 6-foot, 155-pound lanky frame.

Hit: (LHH) Begins in a balanced stance with a controlled load, then uses a long stride. Average bat speed. Level finish, long swing. Base hit approach. 

Power: 82 mph exit velocity. 

Defense:  (OF) Sure hands, athletic footwork, clean exchange. Above average.  Laterally, movements were athletic and fielded the ball out front. 

Arm: 83 mph outfield velocity. Loose arm action, high ¾ slot, consistent accuracy. 

Pitching: Above average. Up-tempo delivery, some effort. High ¾ arm angle, above average arm speed, long arm action. Athletic balance point, falling off shoulders, lands open, an athletic finish.

FB: T82. 81-82 mph. Around the zone accuracy, running action. 

CB: 66-67 mph. Around the zone control, sweeping action. 

SL: 73-74 mph. Around the zone control, tight action. 


7/08/20

6-foot, 155-pound left-handed pitcher who is progressing very nicely for the graduate class of 2023. Look for him to make a significant jump in the coming year. The fastball sat 78-79 mph with arm side action to it. The spin pitch is big in shape, sitting 63-64 mph, needs added fastball hand speed to the pitch. The changeup is a 72-73 mph and needs a spin fix. The delivery has minimal crossfire to it and the slot is slightly above 3/4. The lift is repeated, turns back to the hitter and hides the ball relatively well. The arm works free and long. He needs to keep the same hand speed on all his pitches, as he slows his hand down on his secondary stuff. Good looking arm from Maine

9/15/19

The 5-foot-11, 135 pound left-handed hitting outfielder starts in an even setup.  The hands move back well and get into a strong hitting position.  The weight on the bottom half stays centered over the midline, causing him to jump to the front side during the swing.  Because of this the bat drags through the zone, but he does show some quickness in the hands. I think with a tiny load adjustment, he has a chance to develop into a solid hitter.  He showed the potential for juice off the tee, with a 76 mph exit velo.  He also ran an 8.27 sixty at the event.In the outfield, the arm shows well.  The left-handed thrower had the top velocity from the outfield at 76 mph.  He moves well and the transition into the throwing motion was good.  He also showed he can get good reads and track fly balls during the scrimmage.On the mound, he is still figuring out his delivery but his arm is good.  During the delivery, he turns his back to home plate and had a hard time getting back in line.  The fastball was 70-74 mph with late life.  I think once the delivery is simplified, the arm potential will show.  The breaking ball was 52 mph and the change up was 65 mph.  Both pitches are works in progress with the inconsistent delivery.I like the potential for this young guy.  The arm talent is evident.  With some mechanical tweeks, he should see major improvements.

Tee Exit Velocity - 76 mph
OF Velocity- 76 mph

2/17/18

5-foot-6, 110-pound left-handed pitcher. The fastball touched 67 mph. The spin pitch has the correct shape, touching 51 mph. The changeup is coming along nicely, sits at 53 mph. The delivery is online with his feet. The lift is athletic and coil, showing number to the hitter. The glove side is posted well and he stays with his arm. The slot is above ¾ and the movements are athletic and repeated. Solid prospect, and should develop well with physical strength.

JUNIOR FUTURES
5-foot-6,110-pound left-handed pitcher and outfielder. Positionally, ran a 8.49 sixty on the laser at the event. The glove and approach in the outfield is done well. Threw 73 mph from the outfield to home plate during the defensive portion of the workout. The bat has a tee exit velocity of 70 mph. The setup is even in base, the front foot steps into the pitch. The swing is long to the ball, needs to continue to get stronger. On the mound, the fastball touched 69 mph, minimal arm side run. The spin pitch is 55-57 mph, big in shape. The changeup is 60-62 mph. The delivery is online with the feet, above 3/4 in slot. The tracking of the front shoulder can stay online longer. The lift is quick in tempo, and the head has a small lean to it as the arm comes through.

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