Michael Villani
Michael Villani
Michael Villani
Michael Villani

CLASS OF 2023

2B
RHP

Michael
Villani

Old Bridge (HS) • NJ
6-0 • 160LBS • L/R
Travel Team: Sportika Baseball Academy

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Best Of Stats

Hitting
24.9
Hand Speed (max)
3/05/22
71.9
Bat Speed (max)
3/05/22
27.7
Rot. Acc (max)
3/05/22
-
Hard Hit %
Power
91.3
Exit Velocity (max)
3/05/22
78.4
Exit Velocity (avg)
2/15/21
332
Distance (max)
3/05/22
73
Sweet Spot %
6/19/21
Run
6.94
60-yard
3/05/22
-
30-yd
-
10-yd
-
Run speed (max)
Defense
86
INF Velo
3/05/22
-
OF Velo
-
C Velo
-
Pop Time
Pitching

Fastball

86.1
Velocity (max)
3/05/22
84.9 - 85.8
Velo Range
3/05/22
2115
Spin Rate (avg)
6/19/21

Changeup

72.2 - 74.4
Velo Range
3/05/22
1598
Spin Rate (avg)
7/05/20

Curveball

66 - 69
Velo Range
6/19/21
2458
Spin Rate (avg)
6/19/21

Positional Tools

2022
2021
2020
60 Yard Dash
6.94
Infield Velocity
86.0
Power / Speed Score
13.2
60 Yard Dash
7.08
Infield Velocity
82.0
Power / Speed Score
12.5
60 Yard Dash
7.50
Infield Velocity
74.0
Power / Speed Score
11.3
Preseason All-State: Upperclass (Invite-Only)
Mar 5, 2022
Position
6.94
60-yard
86
INF Velo
91
Exit Velo
2021 Underclass State Games (2023 Grads)
Jun 19, 2021
Position
7.08
60-yard
82
INF Velo
89
Exit Velo
NJ Preseason Underclass Invitational
Feb 15, 2021
Position
7.12
60-yard
78
INF Velo
87
Exit Velo
2020 NJ Future Games Select (Session I)
Jul 5, 2020
Position
7.50
60-yard
74
INF Velo
83
Exit Velo

Hitting

2022
2021
2020
Exit Velocity Max
91.3
Exit Velocity Avg
76.0
Distance Max
332
Distance Avg
174
Launch Angle Avg
21.8
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
88.6
Exit Velocity Avg
76.5
Distance Max
321
Distance Avg
218
Launch Angle Avg
26.9
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
85.0
Exit Velocity Avg
76.4
Distance Max
279
Distance Avg
196
Launch Angle Avg
22.6
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Preseason All-State: Upperclass (Invite-Only)
Mar 5, 2022
Trackman - Hitting
91.3
Exit Velocity (max)
76.0
Exit Velocity (avg)
174
Distance (avg)
332
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
2021 Underclass State Games (2023 Grads)
Jun 19, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
88.6
Exit Velocity (max)
74.6
Exit Velocity (avg)
191
Distance (avg)
321
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
NJ Preseason Underclass Invitational
Feb 15, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
87.0
Exit Velocity (max)
78.4
Exit Velocity (avg)
245
Distance (avg)
300
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
2020 NJ Future Games Select (Session I)
Jul 5, 2020
Trackman - Hitting
85.0
Exit Velocity (max)
76.4
Exit Velocity (avg)
196
Distance (avg)
279
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %

Hitting

2022
2021
Hand Speed Max
24.9
Hand Speed Avg
20.4
Bat Speed Max
71.9
Bat Speed Avg
63.9
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Hand Speed Max
22.2
Hand Speed Avg
21.3
Bat Speed Max
69.9
Bat Speed Avg
66.3
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Preseason All-State: Upperclass (Invite-Only)
Mar 5, 2022
Blast - Hitting
24.9
Hand Speed (max)
20.4
Hand Speed (avg)
71.9
Bat Speed (max)
63.9
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
2021 Underclass State Games (2023 Grads)
Jun 19, 2021
Blast - Hitting
22.2
Hand Speed (max)
20.9
Hand Speed (avg)
69.8
Bat Speed (max)
65.8
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
NJ Preseason Underclass Invitational
Feb 15, 2021
Blast - Hitting
22.2
Hand Speed (max)
21.6
Hand Speed (avg)
69.9
Bat Speed (max)
66.8
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
2020 NJ Future Games Select (Session I)
Jul 5, 2020
Blast - Hitting
22.1
Hand Speed (max)
20.7
Hand Speed (avg)
70.0
Bat Speed (max)
63.9
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)

Pitching

2022
2021
2020
Fastball
Velocity Max
86.1
Fastball
Velocity Avg
85.3
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
2091
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
24.5
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
66.5
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
2376
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
73.3
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1268
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
Fastball
Velocity Max
83.4
Fastball
Velocity Avg
81.1
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
2029
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
25.0
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
65.3
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
2348
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
70.2
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1308
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
Fastball
Velocity Max
79.1
Fastball
Velocity Avg
77.4
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
2026
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
26.2
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
64.3
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
2424
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
69.1
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1598
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
Preseason All-State: Upperclass (Invite-Only)
Mar 5, 2022
Trackman - Fastball
86.1
Velocity (max)
84.9 - 85.8
Velo Range
87.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,141
Spin Rate (max)
2,091
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
67.6
Velocity (max)
66.0 - 67.2
Velo Range
65.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,430
Spin Rate (max)
2,376
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
74.8
Velocity (max)
72.2 - 74.4
Velo Range
74.4
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,426
Spin Rate (max)
1,268
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
2021 Underclass State Games (2023 Grads)
Jun 19, 2021
Trackman - Fastball
83.4
Velocity (max)
81.4 - 83.2
Velo Range
80.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,205
Spin Rate (max)
2,115
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
69.0
Velocity (max)
66.4 - 68.4
Velo Range
64.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,478
Spin Rate (max)
2,458
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
NJ Preseason Underclass Invitational
Feb 15, 2021
Trackman - Fastball
80.6
Velocity (max)
79.3 - 80.4
Velo Range
78.7
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,003
Spin Rate (max)
1,944
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
62.0
Velocity (max)
61.0 - 62.0
Velo Range
59.1
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,209
Spin Rate (max)
2,158
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - ChangeUp
71.0
Velocity (max)
69.4 - 71.0
Velo Range
68.0
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,431
Spin Rate (max)
1,308
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
2020 NJ Future Games Select (Session I)
Jul 5, 2020
Trackman - Fastball
79.1
Velocity (max)
76.3 - 78.5
Velo Range
75.7
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,114
Spin Rate (max)
2,026
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
65.1
Velocity (max)
63.6 - 65.1
Velo Range
62.2
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,461
Spin Rate (max)
2,424
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - ChangeUp
69.1
Velocity (max)
67.1
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,598
Spin Rate (max)
1,598
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)

Pitch Scores

2021
2020
Fastball
Hop+
Fastball
Sink+
Fastball
Rise+
Curveball
Hammer+
Curveball
Sweep+
Fastball
Hop+
Fastball
Sink+
Fastball
Rise+
2021 Underclass State Games (2023 Grads)
Jun 19, 2021
Pitch Scores - Fastball
Hop+
Rise+
Sink+
Pitch Scores - Curveball
Hammer+
Sweep+
2020 NJ Future Games Select (Session I)
Jul 5, 2020
Pitch Scores - Fastball
Hop+
Rise+
Sink+
Pitch Scores - Curveball
Hammer+
Sweep+

Pitching Velos

2022
2021
2020
Fastball
Velocity Max
86.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
83.0
Curveball
Velocity Avg
65.8
Changeup
Velocity Avg
73.0
Fastball
Velocity Max
84.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
80.8
Curveball
Velocity Avg
64.5
Changeup
Velocity Avg
70.0
Fastball
Velocity Max
79.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
77.0
Curveball
Velocity Avg
64.5
Changeup
Velocity Avg
68.5
17U National Championship
Jul 20, 2022
Pitching
83
Max FB
80 - 83
FB
64 - 66
CB
Preseason All-State: Upperclass (Invite-Only)
Mar 5, 2022
Pitching
86
Max FB
84 - 85
FB
66 - 67
CB
72 - 74
CH
NJ Preseason Underclass Invitational
Feb 15, 2021
Pitching
80
Max FB
79 - 80
FB
61 - 62
CB
69 - 71
CH
2020 NJ Future Games Select (Session I)
Jul 5, 2020
Pitching
79
Max FB
76 - 78
FB
64 - 65
CB
68 - 69
CH

Game Performance

Visual Edge

2022
Edge Score
75.13

Pitch Ai

Notes

Comments

3/05/22

Villani possesses a lanky and projectable frame at 6-foot, 160-pounds. Ran the 60 yard dash in 6.94 seconds with a top exit velocity recorded at 91 MPH. Offensively, has a wider, crouched stance with significant bend in the knees. Smooth weight transfer with a minimal load. Has moves directly backwards, keeping the bat angle up. Explosive through the zone with a strong lower half. Easy juice off the bat, working both gaps. In the infield, smooth footwork, works around the baseball. Small shuffle before making throws, where he topped at 86 MPH. On the mound, Villani set up offset on the first base side. In the stretch, feet start nearly even with his back leg slightly preset. Moves his hands in sync with his leg kick. Frontside is slightly angled up. Feet stay in line down the mound. Loose arm, high ¾ slot. FB had some down angle on it at 84-85 MPH, touching 86 MPH. CB was more lateral at 66-67 MPH. Mixed in a CH with later fade at 72-74 MPH. 

6/19/21

Athletic and lean frame at 5-foot-11, 150-pounds. 60 yard dash time was 7.08 seconds while his top exit velocity was 89 MPH. Wide and athletic base in his stance. Starts his hands low and gradually brings them up and back during his load. Barrel stays upright. Small toe tap in his stride. Easy lefty stroke, is strong through the zone. Consistent barrels, quality round. Recorded a throwing velo of 82 MPH in the IF. Twitchy, athletic actions in the field. Quick transfer, aggressive through throws. On the mound, Villani starts offset on the first base side of the rubber. Works his glove in sync with his lower half. Slight uphill shoulder tilt. Closed at foot strike. Gets over his frontside. Long, loose arm. High 3/4 arm slot. FB was located in the zone at 81-83 MPH, touching 84 MPH. CB had big 11/6 shape at 66-69 MPH. Straight CH at 69-71 MPH. 


2/15/21

5-foot-11, 150lb lean frame with room to add; 7.12 runner in the 60 yard dash. At the plate, Villani starts in a straight up stance with relaxed hands below the back shoulder. Shifts the weight on his back foot during the load while the hands work into an arm bar, slams the foot down initiating the high intent swing that works uphill with a strong turn in his shoulders. Hits the ball in the air with some pop to the pull side while posting an 87 MPH max exit velo. In the infield, Villani moves well and stays low while fielding the ball with a soft glove. Fields out in front and works a smooth exchange into the throw. Throws from a high 3/4 slot with accuracy in the throws, posted a 78 MPH infield velocity. 

On the mound, Villani works with repeatable tempo into a consistent hand break. Throws from a high 3/4 slot with good downhill action in the arm. Holds the fastball around 79-80 MPH with feel for the bottom of the zone. Throws the curveball 64-65 MPH with a small break in it, could be used as a possible two strike pitch. Flashes a changeup at 69-71 MPH with developing feel to the arm side. 

7/05/20

5-foot-9, 140-pound athletic frame. Recorded a time of 7.5 in the 60-yard dash. Began in a balanced crouched stance with a smooth load, then used a toe tap to start his swing. Had raw bat speed, simple upward swing plane and good extension on his finish. Found a few barrels through his round. Line drive approach. the left-handed hitter had an exit velocity of 83 mph. Smooth while in the infield, made throws up to 74 mph; has soft hands, a quick exchange and athletic feet. Used a quick arm action and a ¾ slot while showing consistent accuracy to the bag. On the mound, threw his fastball 76-78 mph with a max of 79 mph. Curveball showed some 11/5 tilt at 64-65 mph, flashed a  changeup as well at 68-69 mph.

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