Ty Buckner
Ty Buckner
Ty Buckner
Ty Buckner
Ty Buckner
Ty Buckner

CLASS OF 2017

RHP
SS

Ty
Buckner

Missouri State
Ladue Horton Watkins (HS) • MO
6-1 • 190LBS • R/R
Travel Team: St. Louis Rawlings Prospects

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6.21.16 - Missouri State recruit. Solidly built 6-foot-1, 190-pound right-handed pitcher, athletic build, proportional strength. Loose, athletic arm action, high-3/4 slot, excellent rhythm and athleticism throughout full windup delivery, repeats well. Fastball flashed late arm-side life at 86-87 mph, topping at 88. Has feel for secondary, shows ability to shuffle three-pitch mix well. Changeup is advanced offering, thrown aggressively with fastball arm speed, 75-76 mph, with some arm-side fade. Curveball ranged between 69-71, with depth and 11/5 shape. With his athleticism and arm speed, Buckner should continue to see his velocity climb in the coming years.

6/16/15 - Ty Buckner is a 6-foot 180-pound third baseman in the 2017 class from Ladue Horton-Watkins.  Buckner showed to be one of the top pitchers in the event, hitting 87 mph with his fastball, working 85-86 mph.  Fastball has late life, from high three-quarters arm slot, clean arm action, repeatable delivery. Buckner threw a high percentage of strikes with his change up and breaking pitch.  Curveball at 68-71 mph, 11-to-5 shape, fastball arm speed, late action, sharp movement down in zone.  Change-up at 73-76 mph, late arm side release.
Buckner has runs a 7.56 60 and has an 86 mph exit velo.  At the plate, Buckner has a smooth load with no wasted movement from an athletic set up, short to contact, level through the zone with bat path, had gap-to-gap approach during batting practice.  On the infield, positional velo of 80 mph, high-three quarters release, long arm swing, hands work with feet, quick release, fluid footwork, accurate throws.
10/18/14 - Buckner is an athletic 6-foot 170-pound right-handed hitting 2B/MIF. Buckner has impressed in last two events with smooth actions on the infield, 82 mph positional velo (and increase from event on 9.27), soft hands, quick feet, quick exchange, high ¾ release, accurate throws.  At the plate, simple/smooth/repeatable load, accelerated bat speed to extension, level bat path that works to inside of ball, line drive approach, 81 mph exit velo, 4.88 home-to-first.
10/18/14 - Buckner is an athletic 6-foot 170-pound right-handed pitcher. Fastball at 80-83 mph, touching 83 mph three times during his outing, has run and command, 10 strikes in 14 pitches, over-the-top release, fastball with life, curveball at 66-67 mph, 12-to-6 shape, late/sharp break, 74-75 mph change-up, arm side release, works three pitches in the zone, keeps tempo between pitches, works both sides of plate, throws strikes, projectable velo increase with arm action.
9/27/14 - an athletic 6-foot 170-pound SS, on upward trend from last event, 80 mph positional velo, high ¾ release, accurate throws, quick exchange, quick release, fluid footwork.  At the plate, repeatable swing mechanics,  good round of batting practice, athletic set up, gap-to-gap approach, smooth load, level path to extension, consistent line drives with back spin. 7.72 60, 4.75 home-to-first. On the mound, easy and loose arm action, over-the-top release, 78-82 mph fastball with run, 12-to-5 shaped curveball at 63-65 mph, change-up with sink, 73-74 mph, slightly uphill in shoulders before release.
7/9/14 - 5-foot-11, 165-pound lean and athletic right-handed hitting RHP/MIF impressed both on the mound and with athletic shortstop actions as the top 2017 prospect in attendance at the Metro East Open.  Hits from an open stance, with a short, balanced strides.  Hands load smoothly producing a level bat path with line drives from gap-to-gap, one of the best live batting practice rounds at the event.  Posted 80 mph exit velocity.  Threw 79 mph across the infield from short, high ¾ arm action with accuracy.  Showcased soft hands and smooth, clean infield actions playing through the baseball.  Ran a 7.84 60.  On the mound, utilizes classic over the head windup to delivery 77-79 mph fastballs from a long, loose, high ¾ arm action.  Arm is a little longer on the mound than in the field, and hit 82 mph on his last pitch.  Shoulders are slightly uphill, and throws slightly across his body.  Showed a solid feel for three pitches, with 59-61 mph curveball with gradual 11/5 break and 68-71 mph changeup with fade.
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