Nick Powers
Nick Powers
Nick Powers
Nick Powers
Nick Powers

CLASS OF 2020

LHP
OF

Nick
Powers

Michigan State
Flushing (HS) • MI
6-1 • 175LBS • L/L
Travel Team: Michigan Select/Saginaw Bay Riverdawgs

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3/03/19

Hitting: Sets up with a balanced base keeping his hands back and swinging with an easy swing. Makes consistent contact at the plate making hard contact.
Mechanics: Sets up on the right side of the mound using a calm motion and letter high balance point. Throws with a fast arm.
Fastball: Good natural movement with late cut action the pitch. Pounds the zone consistently sitting 83-85 mph.
Curve: Sweeping action on the curve with late bite down in the zone 65-68 mph. True feel with a tight spin.
Change up: Good arm deception on the pitch that fades down in the zone. Keeps a similar arm action as the fastball sitting 74-76 mph.

1/26/19

Body Type: 6-foot-1, 175 pounds.
Mechanical/Delivery Notes: Has a polished motion he repeats each time with a strong back side. Drives well off his back leg throwing with little effort.
Fastball: Fastball was thrown with ease out the hand showing room for continued growth. Natural left hand action on the ball sitting 81-82 mph.
Curve: Sweeping action on the curve with a sharp break low in the zone.
Change up: Thrown with similar arm speed as his fastball with arm side action 71-72 mph.
Pitchability: Has a three-pitch mix with command. Works both sides of the plate well with good movement. Understands how to pitch.
Future Role: A left hand arm with a body type that has room for growth. Has easy action action that will allow him to continue to develop at the next level. Competitive on the mound. Could be a potential Friday starter in college.

6/19/18

6-foot, 165 pound prospect has a quiet set up in the box while holding the bat over his back shoulder. Takes a stride and swings with a slight open cut. Makes contact working the middle half of the diamond. Drove an opposite field triple over the LF head in game play.  Works well in the OF through the ball while throwing with a quick arm action 82 mph. On the mound has a clean motion moving to his balance point while throwing from a 3/4 arm angle. Fastball sat 79-81 mph with cut action. Curve broke late 64-67 mph. 73-74 mph change up with deception.

2/18/18

6-foot, 165 pound two way prospect. At the plate has a balance stance starting with a wide base keeping his hands back. Uses a short stride keeping his swing quick to the ball. Made solid contact back up the middle. 89 MPH exit velocity. Fields the ball in front of his glove side leg with two hands in the outfield taking a crow hop before throwing from a low 3/4 arm slot. Thew 83 MPH from the outfield. On the mound steps right before bringing his knee up towards his chest turning is body slightly towards second base. Fastball sat 77-80 MPH out of a low 3/4 arm slot. Mixed in a curveball at 62-63 MPH and a slider at 67-69 MPH.

7/05/17

6-foot, 165 pound natural left hand prospect has an athletic build with good quick twitch skills. At the plate sets up with a balanced stance keeping his hands back, striding in rhythm using a short swing. Makes solid contact, a gap to gap hitter. In the OF moves to the ball working down to field straight on. Throws from a high 3/4 arm angle with loose actions showing good accuracy on his throws. On the mound displayed presence and another level of confidence. Works the corners well, at times going high in the zone to gain extra velocity. Fastball sat 75-77 mph with arm side run. Sweeping curve was his outpitch 61-66 mph and a  sinking 66-67 mph change up.

60 time: 7.28
Exit velo: 80 mph

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