Mathew Carden
Mathew Carden

CLASS OF 2018

2B
RHP

Mathew
Carden

Niagara County CC
Lew-Port (HS) • NY
6' • 155LBS • R/R
Travel Team: Niagara Junior Thunderwolves

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2018 National

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Pitching

Fastball

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Velocity (max)
84 - 85
Velo Range
9/20/20
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Spin Rate (avg)

Changeup

71 - 72
Velo Range
9/20/20
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Spin Rate (avg)

Curveball

70 - 71
Velo Range
9/20/20
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Spin Rate (avg)

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Pitching Velos

2020
Fastball
Velocity Max
86.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
84.5
Curveball
Velocity Avg
70.5
Changeup
Velocity Avg
71.5
2020 Niagara CCC Scout Day
Sep 20, 2020
Pitching
86
Max FB
84 - 85
FB
70 - 71
CB
71 - 72
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WNY Travel Workout (January 16, 2017)

Carden has a long, lean frame at 6-foot, 155 pounds. Offensively- Has an upright stance that starts open. Hands are just above back shoulder. Has a toe tap stride that lands closed. Weight shifts forward through swing. Hands go away from body initially which makes swing a little long. Swing plane is flat. Recorded an exit velocity of 85 MPH off the tee. Defensively- Attacks ball with smooth actions. Fields ball outside his body with left foot forward. Shuffles feet together to generate momentum for throws. Had a positional throwing velocity of 77 MPH from the outfield. Pitching- Begins with feet at shoulder width in middle of rubber. Hands are in front of chin. Has a side step to the left to allow right foot to pivot onto rubber. Has a quick, high leg kick that comes to head height at balance point. Stride is long and lands slightly closed towards third base side. Has a ground stabbing arm action on backside with an arm action that comes through over the top. Quick arm that extends through pitch. Fastball sat in the 76-77 MPH range. Also through a curveball at 62-65 MPH.

New York Games (July 2015)

Pitching -Carden shows a lean, lanky frame from the mound. He uses a fast-paced delivery, arm action is back and short, throws from a high-3/4 slot. Fastball sits 73-75 on one plane. Curveball sits 59-62 mph with loose spin, 11/5 shape. Finishes over his front knee with an upright recoil. Out Field Has a lean, but tall athletic body build.  Mat has a smooth approach through the ball, with smooth, soft, quick hands, throws with an over the top arm slot, plays through the ball nicely and has accuracy on the target.  At the plate setup is relaxed and balanced, long stride, with a long back load.  He is long over the plate, swinging with some uphill tilt, with a high finish through the ball.

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