Christian Smolen
Christian Smolen
Christian Smolen
Christian Smolen
Christian Smolen
Christian Smolen
Christian Smolen

CLASS OF 2021

RHP
2B

Christian
Smolen

Siena Heights University
Whitehall (HS) • MI
6-0 • 175LBS • R/R
Travel Team: West Michigan Riptide

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8/12/20

Pitching: On the mound sets up with narrow feet taking a step left moving towards his balance point swiftly throwing with a short arm action down from a 3/4 arm angle. Fastball was in the zone while showing the ability to hit different spots in the zone. Change of pace on the curve with an 11/5 shape.

8/11/20

Christian Smolen: RHP/2B, (2021) Whitehall, MI. 5-foot-11, 165-pound. On the mound, produced a fastball that came in at 75-77 mph and topped out at 77 mph. Curveball (68-71 mph), changeup (70-71 mph).

7/01/20

Pitching: On the mound sets up on the first base side of the rubber working to a letter high balance point. Pitches to contact producing not a lot of hard contact. Showed a feel for his three pitch mix. 12/6 break on his curve thrown in the zone. Pounded the zone with both his FB and CHG. 

1/20/20

Pitching: On the mound sets up on the 3B side, raises his hands and throws from a high 3/4 arm angle. Drives well off the rubber getting his lower half involved. Good feel for his breaking ball 62-64 mph. Fastball showed command on both sides of the plate sitting 73-75mph. Change up had a late drop down in the zone 66-67 mph.

Hitting: At the plate sets up with a small crouch while moving the bat over his back shoulder. Shows a small front leg lift during the low whipping his bat through the zone. Contact approach at the plate.

Fielding: In the infield shows choppy feet as he works towards the ball, keeps the glove close towards his body building the bar out front. Some effort into his throw from a 3/4 arm angle.

6/19/19

Hitting: Crouched stance at the plate while setting up closed stance. Made hard contact, top of the order hitter. Sprays the ball. 
Pitching: On the mound has a narrow set up, stepping left moving to his balance point throwing from a high 3/4 arm angle. Fastball sat 69-72 mph  while mixing in a 12/6 breaking 63 mph . 

2/16/19

Mechanics: Moves to his balance point raising his hands and throwing from a high 3/4 arm angle.
Fastball : Pounded the zone sitting 69-72 mph with good movement. Natural movement that at times drops and others cuts.
Curve: 12/6 break on the curve with a gradual drop 64-66 mph.
Change up: Downer change up 62-63 mph.
Swing: Balanced crouched set up at the plate with elevated hands. Has a small leg lift and two hand aggressive cut. Makes contact at the plate mixing in a lot of liners. 75 mph exit velocity.
Fielding: Shows choppy feet in the field moving towards the ball. Works low as he approaches, fielding into his body taking a couple steps and throwing 73 mph across the infield.

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