Derek Hotzler
Derek Hotzler
Derek Hotzler
Derek Hotzler
Derek Hotzler

CLASS OF 2021

RHP

Derek
Hotzler

Herkimer County CC
Cobleskill-Richmondville (HS) • NY
6-4 • 215LBS • R/R

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Positional Tools Velos / Pop
TrackMan Hitting
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Pitching Velos
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Best Of Stats

Pitching

Fastball

90.2
Velocity (max)
10/20/22
87.9 - 89.8
Velo Range
10/20/22
2338
Spin Rate (avg)
10/20/22

Changeup

80.5 - 82.6
Velo Range
10/20/22
2012
Spin Rate (avg)
10/20/22

Curveball

66 - 69
Velo Range
9/11/20
-
Spin Rate (avg)

Slider

76.1 - 78.7
Velo Range
10/20/22
2406
Spin Rate (avg)
10/20/22
Power
88.4
Exit Velocity (max)
7/06/20
73.8
Exit Velocity (avg)
7/06/20
323
Distance (max)
7/06/20
55
Sweet Spot %
7/06/20
Run
7.56
60-yard
7/06/20
-
30-yd
-
10-yd
-
Run speed (max)
Defense
-
INF Velo
-
OF Velo
77
C Velo
7/06/20
2.03 - 2.09
Pop Time
7/06/20

Positional Tools

2020
2019
60 Yard Dash
7.56
Home to First
4.63
Pop Time
2.03 - 2.19
Catcher Velocity
77.0
Power / Speed Score
11.7
60 Yard Dash
7.85
Home to First
4.9
Pop Time
2.19 - 2.28
Catcher Velocity
74.0
Power / Speed Score
10.7
2020 NYS Games
Jul 6, 2020
Position
7.56
60-yard
2.03 - 2.09
Pop Time
77
C Velo
88
Exit Velo
2020 Preseason All-State - CNY
Feb 18, 2020
Position
7.74
60-yard
2.13 - 2.19
Pop Time
73
C Velo
85
Exit Velo
4.63
H-1st
2019 Campus Series - College of St. Rose
Jul 9, 2019
Position
2.19 - 2.26
Pop Time
74
C Velo
84
Exit Velo
Preseason All-State - Southern Tier
Feb 15, 2019
Position
7.85
60-yard
2.22 - 2.28
Pop Time
72
C Velo
80
Exit Velo
4.90
H-1st

Hitting

2020
Exit Velocity Max
88.4
Exit Velocity Avg
73.8
Distance Max
323
Distance Avg
228
Launch Angle Avg
29.5
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
2020 NYS Games
Jul 6, 2020
Trackman - Hitting
88.4
Exit Velocity (max)
73.8
Exit Velocity (avg)
228
Distance (avg)
323
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %

Hitting

Pitching

2022
Fastball
Velocity Max
90.2
Fastball
Velocity Avg
88.9
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
2338
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
26.3
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
81.5
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
2012
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
Slider
Velocity Avg
77.4
Slider
Spin Rate Avg
2406
Slider
Total Movement Avg
2022 Herkimer College Scout Day
Oct 20, 2022
Trackman - Fastball
90.2
Velocity (max)
87.9 - 89.8
Velo Range
86.0
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,412
Spin Rate (max)
2,338
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Slider
79.1
Velocity (max)
76.1 - 78.7
Velo Range
74.1
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,465
Spin Rate (max)
2,406
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
82.6
Velocity (max)
80.5 - 82.6
Velo Range
78.9
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,106
Spin Rate (max)
2,012
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %

Pitch Scores

Pitching Velos

2020
Fastball
Velocity Max
80.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
79.0
Curveball
Velocity Avg
67.5
Slider
Velocity Avg
73.5
PBRT Northeast Fall Classic
Sep 11, 2020
Pitching
80
Max FB
78 - 80
FB
66 - 69
CB
72 - 75
SL

Game Performance

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Notes

Comments

7/06/20

Physical: 6-foot-3, 200 pounds; long, athletic build. 7.56 runner in the 60.

 Offensively: RHH . Slightly open stance bend in the knees while hands start back in front of the shoulder; gains ground with a toe tap stride with a quiet load of the hands. Aggressive lower half with some drift into the ball with direct into the zone with a slight uphill finish through the zone and a 64% on plane efficiency. Hard contact with natural lift with pop to the gaps; peak Trackman exit velocity of 88 MPH.

 Defensively: Balanced and low to the ground; fundamental straight line footwork. confident glove with seamless transfers; moderate arm action to a natural 3/4 release on strong, accurate throws. 2.03-2.09 pop times. C - 77 MPH. 


2/18/20

Physical: 6-foot-3, 200-pounds. Tall, ability to add weight. 7.44 runner in the 60; 4.63 home-to-1B.
Offensively: RHH. Tall slightly bent at the knee’s stance, hands shoulder hit with bat movement, simple load action Upward barrel path, hands get through the zone quickly, long one-handed finish. Hard contact pull/middle field. 85 MPH raw exit velocity.
Defensively: 2.13-2.19 pop times. Powerful frame, strong base, smooth ball transition, one hop throws around the bag. Medium arm swing, 3/4 arm slot. C - 73 MPH. 

7/09/19

Demonstrated feel for a 6-foot-2, 190-pound projectable frame with present strength. The right-handed hitter begins with a square stance utilizing a toe-tap to initiate his swing. High hands to start arrive flat upon impact registering an 84 mph bat-exit velocity. Displayed a tall, stiff front side at contact with more available in the hips. The backstop featured advanced receiving skills with a soft glove hand. Recorded pop times ranging from 2.19-2.26 on accurate 74 mph throws from the crouch. Showcased soft walls to both sides of the plate while blocking with ability to recover quickly.

2/15/19
Projectable 6-foot-2, 185 pounds C. Offensively- has a tall stance with high hands, athletic swing with some pop. Small quiet load, gets hips and lower half involved at the point of contact. Balanced follow through. Had an exit velocity of 80 MPH exit velocity. Defensively- good setup and a big target for the pitchers. Quick transfer, footwork and follows the throw to 2B. Throws have some carry at 72 MPH and 2.22-2.28 pop time. The 2021 C is someone to keep on eye on for the next level as he continues to develop.

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