Brendan Buecker
Brendan Buecker
Brendan Buecker
Brendan Buecker
Brendan Buecker
Brendan Buecker
Brendan Buecker

CLASS OF 2023

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3B

Brendan
Buecker

Notre Dame (HS) • NJ
5-10 • 185LBS • R/R
Travel Team: Ascent
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Best Of Stats

Hitting
23.4
Hand Speed (max)
10/11/20
75.4
Bat Speed (max)
2/15/21
30.6
Rot. Acc (max)
10/11/20
-
Hard Hit %
Power
92.2
Exit Velocity (max)
2/15/21
87.5
Exit Velocity (avg)
2/15/21
324
Distance (max)
6/19/21
60
Sweet Spot %
3/02/22
Run
7.35
60-yard
6/15/21
-
30-yd
-
10-yd
-
Run speed (max)
Defense
77
INF Velo
6/15/21
-
OF Velo
77
C Velo
6/15/21
1.91 - 1.95
Pop Time
6/15/21

Positional Tools

2022
2021
2020
60 Yard Dash
7.56
Pop Time
2.03 - 2.08
Catcher Velocity
73.0
Power / Speed Score
12.1
60 Yard Dash
7.35
Pop Time
1.91 - 2.18
Catcher Velocity
77.0
Infield Velocity
77.0
Power / Speed Score
12.5
60 Yard Dash
7.61
Pop Time
2.00 - 2.28
Catcher Velocity
71.0
Infield Velocity
72.0
Power / Speed Score
11.6
2022 Ascent Scout Day
Mar 2, 2022
Position
7.56
60-yard
2.03 - 2.08
Pop Time
73
C Velo
2021 Underclass State Games (2023 Grads)
Jun 19, 2021
Position
7.41
60-yard
2.05 - 2.16
Pop Time
75
C Velo
90
Exit Velo
2021 PA State Games / 2023-2024 Grads
Jun 15, 2021
Position
7.35
60-yard
1.91 - 1.95
Pop Time
77
INF Velo
77
C Velo
90
Exit Velo
2021 MSI Scout Day
Feb 20, 2021
Position
7.64
60-yard
1.99 - 2.04
Pop Time
76
INF Velo
73
C Velo
91
Exit Velo
NJ Preseason Underclass Invitational
Feb 15, 2021
Position
7.65
60-yard
2.02 - 2.18
Pop Time
74
INF Velo
71
C Velo
92
Exit Velo
2020 Fall Underclass Games (2023-2024)
Oct 11, 2020
Position
7.61
60-yard
2.00 - 2.05
Pop Time
72
INF Velo
69
C Velo
89
Exit Velo
2020 Future Games Trials (SOLD OUT)
Feb 16, 2020
Position
7.88
60-yard
2.20 - 2.28
Pop Time
70
C Velo
77
Exit Velo
2020 Winter Open Showcase
Jan 12, 2020
Position
8.08
60-yard
2.10 - 2.20
Pop Time
71
C Velo
76
Exit Velo

Hitting

2022
2021
2020
Exit Velocity Max
91.2
Exit Velocity Avg
85.1
Distance Max
289
Distance Avg
184
Launch Angle Avg
16.0
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
92.2
Exit Velocity Avg
80.7
Distance Max
324
Distance Avg
176
Launch Angle Avg
22.9
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
88.6
Exit Velocity Avg
73.0
Distance Max
265
Distance Avg
188
Launch Angle Avg
35.5
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
2022 Ascent Scout Day
Mar 2, 2022
Trackman - Hitting
91.2
Exit Velocity (max)
85.1
Exit Velocity (avg)
184
Distance (avg)
289
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
2021 Underclass State Games (2023 Grads)
Jun 19, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
90.2
Exit Velocity (max)
78.4
Exit Velocity (avg)
176
Distance (avg)
324
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
2021 PA State Games / 2023-2024 Grads
Jun 15, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
89.7
Exit Velocity (max)
81.0
Exit Velocity (avg)
176
Distance (avg)
303
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
2021 MSI Scout Day
Feb 20, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
91.1
Exit Velocity (max)
76.3
Exit Velocity (avg)
186
Distance (avg)
297
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
NJ Preseason Underclass Invitational
Feb 15, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
92.2
Exit Velocity (max)
87.5
Exit Velocity (avg)
165
Distance (avg)
276
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
2020 Fall Underclass Games (2023-2024)
Oct 11, 2020
Trackman - Hitting
88.6
Exit Velocity (max)
73.0
Exit Velocity (avg)
188
Distance (avg)
265
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %

Hitting

2021
2020
Hand Speed Max
23.0
Hand Speed Avg
20.8
Bat Speed Max
75.4
Bat Speed Avg
69.6
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Hand Speed Max
23.4
Hand Speed Avg
21.3
Bat Speed Max
70.7
Bat Speed Avg
66.9
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
2021 Underclass State Games (2023 Grads)
Jun 19, 2021
Blast - Hitting
22.2
Hand Speed (max)
20.6
Hand Speed (avg)
70.6
Bat Speed (max)
68.0
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
2021 PA State Games / 2023-2024 Grads
Jun 15, 2021
Blast - Hitting
22.1
Hand Speed (max)
20.7
Hand Speed (avg)
73.4
Bat Speed (max)
70.1
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
2021 MSI Scout Day
Feb 20, 2021
Blast - Hitting
21.4
Hand Speed (max)
20.1
Hand Speed (avg)
67.9
Bat Speed (max)
66.4
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
NJ Preseason Underclass Invitational
Feb 15, 2021
Blast - Hitting
23.0
Hand Speed (max)
21.6
Hand Speed (avg)
75.4
Bat Speed (max)
73.0
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
2020 Fall Underclass Games (2023-2024)
Oct 11, 2020
Blast - Hitting
23.4
Hand Speed (max)
21.3
Hand Speed (avg)
70.7
Bat Speed (max)
66.9
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency

Pitching

Pitch Scores

Pitching Velos

Game Performance

Visual Edge

2021
Edge Score
75.01

Pitch Ai

Notes

Comments

6/19/21

Strong, physical build at 5-foot-9, 180-pounds. 60 yard dash ran in 7.41 seconds with an exit velo of 90 MPH. Starts tall in an open stance. Uses a hanging leg kick. Brings his hands outward while moving his bat to upright. Elbow stays parallel to the ground. Hands are strong through the zone. Gap-to-gap pop. Behind the plate, recorded a top throwing velo of 75 MPH with pop times ranging from 2.05-2.16 seconds. Stays low and athletic while getting into a throwing position. High arm slot with a shorter arm action. 

6/15/21

Physical: Strong, athletic 5-foot-9, 180lb frame with durability that carries to all phases. 7.35 runner in the 60-yard dash. 

Offensively: RHH - Open, balanced stance with a strong base, as the hands begin loose at the shoulder; on time barrel tip with some stretch using a controlled leg hang, operating with a high intent launch through a flat path into the hitting zone. Natural lift in the swing creating backspin to the pull side gap, (33% fly ball rate) but was able to live mostly through the middle of the field in the approach during batting practice. Worked up to a T90 mph bat-exit velocity, back-spinning one swing to CF up to 303 feet via Trackman Baseball. Connected immediately in the swing allowing him to match pitch-plane early in ball flight (66% on-plane efficiency per Blast Motion). Middle of the order presence who can hit for both AVG and PWR down the road. 

Defensively: The primary catcher featured a soft glove hand and above-average receiving skills on the corners from traditional; pop times ranged from 1.91-1.95 in showcase setting with quick/replaceable feet towards the bag. Stayed under the pitch in catch/throw using a strong lower half to generate arm strength (T77 mph, carry) from high ¾. Beat the ball to the spot with down angles when blocking and added positional flexibility sliding over to the hot corner for a smooth defensive round. Moved the feet well laterally with confidence to his glove side. Medium/low postured position and found success with pace, working out in front with everything. Accurate throws across the diamond with slight arm-side run at 76-77 mph.


2/15/21

5-foot-9, 180lb durable frame; 7.65 runner in the 60 yard dash. Open stance at the plate with a relaxed upper half. Keeps the hands moving to maintain fluidity in the upper body. Works a small buggy whip hitch in the hands and a large stride forward into the pitch. Likes to get the hands extended and work uphill to induce hard hit fly balls and line drives. Registered a 92 MPH max exit velo. Small, compact set up behind the dish with soft hands. Stays low while throwing down to second, switches the feet quickly and delivers the throw from there. Registered a 71 MPH arm strength from the crouch. In the infield, beats the ball to the spot and gets around it with good direction to the target. Soft hands that funnel to the belt and throws through a loose, 3/4 slot. Posted a 74 MPH arm strength across the infield. 

2/16/20

5-foot-8, 145-pound lean frame. In the box, the right-handed hitter recorded an exit velocity of 77 mph. Began in an open stance, had a small load and used a leg kick right before his swing. Shows a flat swing plane. While catching, had a pop time of 2.20-2.28. His best recorded velocity during throw downs was clocked at 70 mph; has sure hands and athletic footwork. An athletic setup and some flexibility. Used an-over-the-top slot and a compact arm action. He clocked a time of 7.88 in the 60-yard dash. 

1/12/20

Buecker has a 5-foot-8, 145-pound  lean frame. In the box, the right-handed hitter had a max exit velocity of 76 mph. Started in an open stance, had a smooth load and used a leg kick. Had a flat swing plane and extension on his finish. In the round, found some barrels. Pull side approach. While catching, pop time was registered at 2.10-2.20. Topped at 71 mph during throw downs; has soft hands and quick footwork. Athletic setup. Showed an-over-the-top slot and a compact arm action. Recorded a 60 time of 8.08 at the event. 

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