Josh Willitts
Josh Willitts
Josh Willitts
Josh Willitts
Josh Willitts

CLASS OF 2020

RHP
OF

Josh
Willitts

Richmond
Seneca (HS) • NJ
6-2 • 202LBS • R/R
Travel Team: SJ Elite

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7/24/19

Richmind recruit, Willitts has a 6-foot-2, 193-pound projectable frame; RHP/OF. On the mound, he showed a loose arm action and an over-the-top arm angle with quick arm speed He is a tilt-and-topple type pitcher. His fastball came in at 84-85 mph; and topped out at 87 mph; showed plus action and consistent accuracy on his tailing fastball. Threw a sweeping slider 74-75 that had sharp action and some accuracy. He located his curveball for a strike at 70-72 mph. Flashed a changeup at 75 mph with some armside fade.

2/09/19

2019 Preseason All State showcase

Richmond recruit. Willitts has a strong and athletic frame at 6-foot-2, 193-pounds. Ran the 60 yard dash in 7.57 seconds and recorded an exit velo of 92 MPH. Offensively, starts with his feet wide and open. Minimal stride. Hands stay locked in position during his load. Compact swing. Showed rhythm throughout. Drove the ball to all fields. High finish. Took defensive reps in the outfield and recorded a top velo of 87 MPH. Fielded the baseball under control. Made his transfer low, and away from his body. Strong, accurate throws. 



2/17/18


2.17.18
 
Willitts stands at 6-foot-1, 185-pounds. Has a strong and athletic frame. Ran the 60 yard dash in 7.65 seconds. Recorded an exit velo of 85 MPH. The right handed hitter starts in a tall stance with his feet even and bat resting on his shoulder. His stride brings him into an athletic position. Moves his hands up and back, with a slight bat wrap. Quiet, short to the ball. Aggressive lower half. Balanced finish. Took defensive reps as an outfielder and recorded a top velo of 78 MPH on his throws. Stays athletic in his approach to the ball. Brings the ball to his midsection and transfers there. On the mound, Willitts starts with his body over the middle of the rubber with his feet even and facing the plate. Engages his backside on time and rides it down the mound. Uphill shoulder tilt. Long, loose arm action and delivered the ball from a 3/4 slot. Falls off slightly towards the first base side of the mound. Starts tall in the stretch with his feet slightly open. Fastball topped 83 MPH and sat 82-83 MPH. FB was consistently down in the zone. Curveball showed 11/5 shape and occasionally back-up on him at 61-63 MPH. Changeup displayed run and fade at 70-72 MPH. 

Willitts has a strong and athletic build at 6-foot-2, 187-pounds. Ran the 60 yard dash in 7.19 seconds. Recorded an exit velo of 87 MPH. The right handed hitter starts in a relaxed stance with his feet slightly closed. Hands begin just below shoulder height. Small stride, waits on his front toe. Hands move up and back during his load. Consistently hard contact. Explosive through his hips. Took defensive reps in the outfield, recorded a top velo of 71 MPH. Patient routes, fields the ball under control. Makes accurate throws with a high frontside.

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