Joey Funk
Joey Funk
Joey Funk
Joey Funk
Joey Funk
Joey Funk
Joey Funk




Vianney (HS) • MO
6-0 • 175LBS • L/L
Travel Team: Gamers


2022 National

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Joey Funk: OF/LHP, (2022) Vianney, MO. 6-foot, 165-pound slim frame. In the box, the left-handed hitter had an exit velocity of 76 mph. Begins in a tall stance with a small load, then uses a short stride just before his swing. Bat speed is average, uses short swing plane and high finish. Through his round he found multiple barrels. Line drive approach. Fluid from the outfield, he made throws to the infield at velocities up to 74 mph; had smooth footwork, soft hands and a clean exchange. Showed consistent accuracy to the bag with a loose arm action and a high ¾ slot. Recorded a time of 7.4 in the 60-yard dash.


Positional Profile: OF/LHP
Body: 6-foot-0, 165-pounds. Wiry. Athletic. A lot of room to add size
Defense: Moves well in the outfield. Reads hops. Above average footwork to and through the ball.
ArmLeft-Handed. OF - 76 mph. Long, smooth arm action. 3/4 slot. Developing arm strength with more to come.
Hit: Left-Handed Wide, stiff stance. Hands back. Slight leg up, arm bar load. Level to uphill path
Power78 mph exit velocity in BP. Fly ball hitter, some barrels in BP.
Run4.59 runner home-to-first. 



DeliveryWorked solely out of the stretch, tall/fall type delivery, front side stays strong, front toe closed when lead leg lands, upright finish through release.
Arm Action: Left-Handed Short arm action, compact draw, high 3/4 slot.
FBT73, 70-73 mph. Plays with arm-side run, strikes.
CB: 63-66 mph. 1/7 shape, breaks late.
CH62-64 mph. Arm-side action, flashed fade.


Funk has a lean frame and athletic build at 6-foot, 155 pounds with room to grow. He is a left-handed hitting outfielder and left-handed pitcher in Missouri’s 2022 class out of Vianney HS. At the event, he ran a 7.47 second 60 and a 4.63 home-to-first. At the plate, upright stance, quiet load, balanced and controlled swing, level bat path, exit velocity of 79 mph at the event, showed a line drive contact and a gap-to-gap approach during batting practice. Defensively, smooth outfield actions, momentum towards third base, long clean arm action, high three-quarter release, positional velo of 71 mph, some carry to throws, mostly accurate throws. On the mound, works primarily from the stretch, controlled delivery, downhill, hides the ball, deceptive for left-handed hitters, clean arm action, three-quarter release, repeats delivery. Fastball is 69-70 mph, some arm side run, around the zone, changeup is 62-63 mph, some cut action, curveball is 62-65 mph, 2-to-8 shape, sharp at times, mostly gradual action.


Funk is a 6-foot, 155-pound, left-handed hitting outfielder and left-handed pitcher Missouri’s 2022 class. He ran a 4.45 home-to-first and posted an exit velocity of 84 mph. During batting practice, Funk uses a simple knee pinch to load, quiet hands, controlled swing, maintains balance throughout, high finish with hands. In the outfield, Funk shows athleticism, aggressive to the baseball, momentum towards target, clean arm action, positional velo of 76 mph, fairly accurate throws. On the mound, Funk has a projectable frame with long limbs, athletic delivery with some rhythm, works at a good tempo, easy arm action from a high three-quarter release. Fastball is 71-73 mph, high percentage of strikes, slight run to arm side, changeup is 64-65 mph, around the zone, some depth, near fastball arm speed, curveball is 63-64 mph, gradual action, 1-to-7 shape.

2/19/18 - Funk is a 5-foot-11 145-pound left-handed hitting outfielder and left-handed pitcher in Missouri’s 2022 class.  He ran a 4.50 home to first and has a 76 mph exit velocity. At the plate, wide set up in base, quick tempo in leg lift, in line stride, hands control the bat, mostly middle to pull side contact during hitting evals, high finish in hands.  In the outfield, high three quarters arm slot, quick to the ball with footwork, works behind and through the catch with momentum, fluid transfers on time with footwork, crow hop, 74 mph positional velo, lean frame with room to add strength to already clean arm action. On the mound, Funk has a high three quarters arm slot, keeps hands high in delivery, deliberate and controlled leg lift, in line stride, simple and repeatable delivery, stride is slightly closed, fastball works at 67-72 mph, some work on a downhill plane, change up at 58-61 mph, has some cutting action across the strike zone, throws with fastball arm speed, young arm still developing, build is long and lean with upside.

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