Prep Baseball Report

CLASS OF 2024

RHP
1B

Chris
Protos

Westlake (HS) • OH
6' 3" • 205LBS
R/R • 18yr 7mo
Travel Team: Force Ohio Nike National 17u

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

Pitching

Fastball

86.3
Velocity (max)
6/12/23
82 - 86
Velo Range
6/23/22
2401
Spin Rate (avg)
2/20/22

Changeup

77 - 80
Velo Range
7/19/23
2155
Spin Rate (avg)
2/20/22

Curveball

72 - 74
Velo Range
1/23/22
2496
Spin Rate (avg)
6/12/23

Slider

72.7 - 75.2
Velo Range
2/19/23
2682
Spin Rate (avg)
6/12/23
Power
100
Exit Velocity (max)
2/19/23
92.6
Exit Velocity (avg)
2/19/23
321
Distance (max)
6/13/22
88
Sweet Spot %
2/06/21
Hitting
24.1
Hand Speed (max)
2/07/21
78.7
Bat Speed (max)
2/06/21
24.2
Rot. Acc (max)
2/07/21
-
Hard Hit %
Run
7.59
60
2/19/23
4.18
30-yd
6/13/22
1.77
10-yd
6/13/22
17.4
Run speed (max)
6/13/22
Defense
86
INF Velo
2/20/22
86
OF Velo
2/19/23
-
C Velo
-
Pop Time

Positional Tools

2023
2022
2021
2020
2019
60 Yard Dash
7.59
Outfield Velocity
86.0
Power / Speed Score
13.2
60 Yard Dash
7.66
Infield Velocity
86.0
Power / Speed Score
12.6
60 Yard Dash
8.64
Infield Velocity
76.0
Power / Speed Score
10.8
60 Yard Dash
8.38
Infield Velocity
75.0
Power / Speed Score
10.3
60 Yard Dash
9.20
Infield Velocity
64.0
Power / Speed Score
7.9
2023 Central Ohio Preseason ID
Feb 19, 2023
Position
7.59
60-yard
86
OF Velo
Power Speed Score
2022 Ohio Top Prospect Games (Invite Only)
Jun 13, 2022
Position
7.71
60-yard
83
INF Velo
97
Exit Velo
Power Speed Score
Scout Day: Force Ohio 1.23.22
Jan 23, 2022
Position
7.66
60-yard
96
Exit Velo
Power Speed Score
2021 Northern Ohio Preseason All-State (Invite Only)
Feb 7, 2021
Position
8.64
60-yard
76
INF Velo
93
Exit Velo
Power Speed Score
2020 Northern Ohio Underclass Games
Jul 22, 2020
Position
8.38
60-yard
75
INF Velo
82
Exit Velo
Power Speed Score
2020 Central Ohio Rising Prospects
Jun 29, 2020
Position
8.39
60-yard
72
INF Velo
85
Exit Velo
Power Speed Score
Scout Day: Force Ohio 2.15.20
Feb 15, 2020
Position
8.57
60-yard
71
INF Velo
82
Exit Velo
Junior Future Games Tryouts (12U-14U) 3.10.19
Mar 10, 2019
Position
9.20
60-yard
64
INF Velo
73
Exit Velo

Hitting

2023
2022
2021
2020
Exit Velocity Max
100.0
Exit Velocity Avg
92.6
Distance Max
315
Distance Avg
215
Launch Angle Avg
18.5
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
96.8
Exit Velocity Avg
87.9
Distance Max
321
Distance Avg
145
Launch Angle Avg
11.2
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
93.1
Exit Velocity Avg
87.5
Distance Max
274
Distance Avg
191
Launch Angle Avg
18.9
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
85.9
Exit Velocity Avg
71.6
Distance Max
248
Distance Avg
138
Launch Angle Avg
15.1
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
2023 Central Ohio Preseason ID
Feb 19, 2023
Trackman - Hitting
100.0
Exit Velocity (max)
92.6
Exit Velocity (avg)
215
Distance (avg)
315
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Barrel %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
2022 Ohio Top Prospect Games (Invite Only)
Jun 13, 2022
Trackman - Hitting
96.8
Exit Velocity (max)
88.4
Exit Velocity (avg)
178
Distance (avg)
321
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
2022 Northern Ohio Preseason All-State (Invite Only)
Feb 20, 2022
Trackman - Hitting
91.0
Exit Velocity (max)
86.3
Exit Velocity (avg)
80
Distance (avg)
311
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Ground Ball %
Scout Day: Force Ohio 1.23.22
Jan 23, 2022
Trackman - Hitting
96.4
Exit Velocity (max)
88.7
Exit Velocity (avg)
163
Distance (avg)
312
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
2021 Northern Ohio Preseason All-State (Invite Only)
Feb 7, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
93.1
Exit Velocity (max)
85.8
Exit Velocity (avg)
194
Distance (avg)
274
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Scout Day: Force Ohio 2.6.21
Feb 6, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
92.7
Exit Velocity (max)
88.9
Exit Velocity (avg)
188
Distance (avg)
257
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
2020 Northern Ohio Underclass Games
Jul 22, 2020
Trackman - Hitting
82.4
Exit Velocity (max)
71.8
Exit Velocity (avg)
125
Distance (avg)
248
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
2020 Central Ohio Rising Prospects
Jun 29, 2020
Trackman - Hitting
85.9
Exit Velocity (max)
71.4
Exit Velocity (avg)
152
Distance (avg)
241
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %

Hitting

2023
2022
2021
Hand Speed Max
23.8
Hand Speed Avg
22.6
Bat Speed Max
78.1
Bat Speed Avg
73.8
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Hand Speed Max
24.0
Hand Speed Avg
22.4
Bat Speed Max
78.4
Bat Speed Avg
72.1
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Hand Speed Max
24.1
Hand Speed Avg
22.2
Bat Speed Max
78.7
Bat Speed Avg
69.6
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
2023 Central Ohio Preseason ID
Feb 19, 2023
Blast - Hitting
23.8
Hand Speed (max)
22.6
Hand Speed (avg)
78.1
Bat Speed (max)
73.8
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
2022 Ohio Top Prospect Games (Invite Only)
Jun 13, 2022
Blast - Hitting
22.9
Hand Speed (max)
21.8
Hand Speed (avg)
78.4
Bat Speed (max)
74.9
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
2022 Northern Ohio Preseason All-State (Invite Only)
Feb 20, 2022
Blast - Hitting
24.0
Hand Speed (max)
22.7
Hand Speed (avg)
73.3
Bat Speed (max)
71.0
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Scout Day: Force Ohio 1.23.22
Jan 23, 2022
Blast - Hitting
23.2
Hand Speed (max)
22.4
Hand Speed (avg)
76.3
Bat Speed (max)
71.6
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
2021 Northern Ohio Preseason All-State (Invite Only)
Feb 7, 2021
Blast - Hitting
24.1
Hand Speed (max)
22.7
Hand Speed (avg)
75.5
Bat Speed (max)
70.8
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Scout Day: Force Ohio 2.6.21
Feb 6, 2021
Blast - Hitting
22.6
Hand Speed (max)
21.8
Hand Speed (avg)
78.7
Bat Speed (max)
68.5
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
2020 Central Ohio Rising Prospects
Jun 29, 2020
Blast - Hitting
22.2
Hand Speed (max)
21.0
Hand Speed (avg)
71.8
Bat Speed (max)
68.9
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)

Pitching

2023
2022
2021
2020
Fastball
Velocity Max
86.3
Fastball
Velocity Avg
83.9
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
2267
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
27.0
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
65.8
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
2496
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
71.1
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1835
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
Slider
Velocity Avg
71.1
Slider
Spin Rate Avg
2646
Slider
Total Movement Avg
Fastball
Velocity Max
85.7
Fastball
Velocity Avg
82.9
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
2209
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
26.6
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
75.2
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1978
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
Slider
Velocity Avg
71.9
Slider
Spin Rate Avg
2427
Slider
Total Movement Avg
Fastball
Velocity Max
81.5
Fastball
Velocity Avg
79.8
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
2227
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
27.9
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
67.8
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
2270
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
73.0
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1970
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
Fastball
Velocity Max
75.9
Fastball
Velocity Avg
74.5
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
1869
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
25.1
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
60.8
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
1917
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
2023 Ohio Top Prospect Games (Invite Only)
Jun 12, 2023
Trackman - Fastball
86.3
Velocity (max)
82.5 - 85.3
Velo Range
81.1
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,418
Spin Rate (max)
2,306
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Spin Efficiency % (avg)
Trackman - Curveball
67.2
Velocity (max)
64.4 - 67.2
Velo Range
63.2
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,651
Spin Rate (max)
2,496
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Spin Efficiency % (avg)
Trackman - Slider
72.7
Velocity (max)
68.5 - 72.2
Velo Range
68.1
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,808
Spin Rate (max)
2,682
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Spin Efficiency % (avg)
2023 Central Ohio Preseason ID
Feb 19, 2023
Trackman - Fastball
84.8
Velocity (max)
83.3 - 84.7
Velo Range
83.1
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,327
Spin Rate (max)
2,197
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Spin Efficiency % (avg)
Trackman - Slider
75.4
Velocity (max)
72.7 - 75.2
Velo Range
71.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,540
Spin Rate (max)
2,513
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Spin Efficiency % (avg)
Trackman - ChangeUp
71.9
Velocity (max)
70.5 - 71.8
Velo Range
69.7
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,925
Spin Rate (max)
1,835
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Spin Efficiency % (avg)
2022 Ohio Top Prospect Games (Invite Only)
Jun 13, 2022
Trackman - Fastball
83.3
Velocity (max)
80.5 - 82.8
Velo Range
79.4
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,229
Spin Rate (max)
2,089
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Slider
68.9
Velocity (max)
67.1 - 68.9
Velo Range
65.2
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,352
Spin Rate (max)
2,236
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - ChangeUp
75.4
Velocity (max)
72.5 - 75.3
Velo Range
71.7
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,808
Spin Rate (max)
1,772
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
2022 Northern Ohio Preseason All-State (Invite Only)
Feb 20, 2022
Trackman - Fastball
85.7
Velocity (max)
83.5 - 85.7
Velo Range
84.2
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,481
Spin Rate (max)
2,401
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Slider
74.4
Velocity (max)
72.1 - 74.4
Velo Range
71.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,672
Spin Rate (max)
2,582
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
76.7
Velocity (max)
74.8 - 76.7
Velo Range
74.9
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,225
Spin Rate (max)
2,155
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Scout Day: Force Ohio 1.23.22
Jan 23, 2022
Trackman - Fastball
85.1
Velocity (max)
82.7 - 84.6
Velo Range
82.8
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,382
Spin Rate (max)
2,284
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
74.5
Velocity (max)
72.5 - 74.3
Velo Range
70.7
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,483
Spin Rate (max)
2,416
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - Slider
74.5
Velocity (max)
72.5 - 74.3
Velo Range
70.7
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,483
Spin Rate (max)
2,416
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - ChangeUp
76.4
Velocity (max)
75.5 - 76.3
Velo Range
75.0
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,022
Spin Rate (max)
2,007
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
2021 Northern Ohio Preseason All-State (Invite Only)
Feb 7, 2021
Trackman - Fastball
81.5
Velocity (max)
78.5 - 81.3
Velo Range
80.0
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,305
Spin Rate (max)
2,227
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
68.3
Velocity (max)
67.3 - 68.3
Velo Range
66.7
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,322
Spin Rate (max)
2,270
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
74.2
Velocity (max)
71.6 - 74.2
Velo Range
73.0
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,018
Spin Rate (max)
1,970
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
2020 Northern Ohio Underclass Games
Jul 22, 2020
Trackman - Fastball
75.9
Velocity (max)
73.6 - 75.4
Velo Range
73.1
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,994
Spin Rate (max)
1,869
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
62.7
Velocity (max)
59.6 - 62.1
Velo Range
59.0
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,047
Spin Rate (max)
1,917
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %

Pitch Scores

2023
2022
Fastball
Hop+
Fastball
Sink+
Fastball
Rise+
Slider
Hammer+
Slider
Sweep+
Fastball
Rise+
Slider
Hammer+
Slider
Sweep+
2023 Ohio Top Prospect Games (Invite Only)
Jun 12, 2023
Pitch Scores - Fastball
Hop+
Rise+
Sink+
Pitch Scores - Slider
Hammer+
Sweep+
2022 Northern Ohio Preseason All-State (Invite Only)
Feb 20, 2022
Pitch Scores - Fastball
Hop+
Rise+
Pitch Scores - Slider
Hammer+
Sweep+
Scout Day: Force Ohio 1.23.22
Jan 23, 2022
Pitch Scores - Fastball
Hop+
Rise+
Pitch Scores - Slider
Hammer+
Sweep+

Pitching Velos

2023
2022
2021
2020
2019
Fastball
Velocity Max
86.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
84.0
Changeup
Velocity Avg
78.5
Slider
Velocity Avg
67.5
Fastball
Velocity Max
85.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
83.3
Curveball
Velocity Avg
73.0
Changeup
Velocity Avg
74.7
Slider
Velocity Avg
70.2
Fastball
Velocity Max
82.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
79.0
Curveball
Velocity Avg
67.2
Changeup
Velocity Avg
72.0
Fastball
Velocity Max
76.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
74.2
Curveball
Velocity Avg
59.2
Changeup
Velocity Avg
63.5
Slider
Velocity Avg
62.5
Fastball
Velocity Max
65.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
63.0
Curveball
Velocity Avg
46.5
Changeup
Velocity Avg
52.5
17U National Championship
Jul 19, 2023
Pitching
86
Max FB
83 - 85
FB
77 - 80
CH
65 - 70
SL
16U National Championship
Jun 23, 2022
Pitching
86
Max FB
82 - 86
FB
71 - 72
CB
70 - 76
CH
2022 Ohio Top Prospect Games (Invite Only)
Jun 13, 2022
Pitching
83
Max FB
80 - 83
FB
73 - 75
CH
67 - 69
SL
2022 Northern Ohio Preseason All-State (Invite Only)
Feb 20, 2022
Pitching
85
Max FB
84 - 85
FB
74 - 77
CH
71 - 74
SL
Scout Day: Force Ohio 1.23.22
Jan 23, 2022
Pitching
85
Max FB
83 - 85
FB
72 - 74
CB
73 - 76
CH
2021 PBR Michigan Border Battle
Jul 1, 2021
Pitching
79
Max FB
77 - 79
FB
65 - 68
CB
70 - 72
CH
2021 Northern Ohio Preseason All-State (Invite Only)
Feb 7, 2021
Pitching
82
Max FB
78 - 82
FB
68 - 68
CB
72 - 74
CH
10/10-10/11 Youngstown
Oct 14, 2020
Pitching
78
Max FB
75 - 78
FB
65 - 66
CB
Fall Stats
Sep 20, 2020
Pitching
76
Max FB
74 - 76
FB
54 - 56
CB
2020 Northern Ohio Underclass Games
Jul 22, 2020
Pitching
76
Max FB
74 - 76
FB
59 - 62
CB
2020 Central Ohio Rising Prospects
Jun 29, 2020
Pitching
76
Max FB
73 - 76
FB
61 - 62
CB
61 - 62
CH
62 - 63
SL
Scout Day: Force Ohio 2.15.20
Feb 15, 2020
Pitching
75
Max FB
71 - 75
FB
54 - 57
CB
64 - 67
CH
Junior Future Games Tryouts (12U-14U) 3.10.19
Mar 10, 2019
Pitching
65
Max FB
61 - 65
FB
46 - 47
CB
52 - 53
CH

Game Performance

2024
2022
10 Yard Dash
1.77
30 Yard Dash
4.18
60 Yard Dash
7.71
Top Speed (MPH)
10 Yard Dash
1.77
30 Yard Dash
4.18
60 Yard Dash
7.71
Top Speed (MPH)
2022 Ohio Top Prospect Games (Invite Only)
Jun 13, 2022
Swift
1.77
10-yd
4.18
30-yd
7.71
60-yd
17.4
Run speed (max)
7.8
Run Speed (avg)

Visual Edge

Pitch Ai

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6/12/23

Chris Protos: RHP/1B, (2024) Westlake, OH. 6-foot-3, 210-pound. Solid on the mound, used a high ¾ arm angle with a loose arm action while showing quick arm speed. Drop-and-drive type pitcher who uses some effort. Displays even shoulders and a consistent balance point. Has slight running action. (Max spin 2417; Avg 2305). Shows a 11/5 curveball with gradual action. (Max spin 2651; Avg 2495). Threw a 10/4 slider with late tight action. (Max spin 2807; Avg 2681). 


2/19/23

Chris Protos: 1B/RHP, (2024) Westlake, OH. 6-foot-3, 205-pound projectable sturdy build. (73.8 mph bat speed average). (22.6 mph hand speed average). Started in a balanced athletic stance with a quick controlled load, then used a big leg kick. Bat speed was quick explosive, displayed a short uphill swing plane and balanced finish. Had loud contact and found lots of barrels. Aggressive gap to gap approach. Capable from the outfield, he showed the ability to throw at velocities up to 86 mph; has smooth in control feet, consistent next level hands, and a clean fluid exchange. Fields the ball to the side, movements laterally were athletic. Consistent accuracy to the bag, used a longer arm action and uninterrupted slot. During the event, recorded a 60 time of 7.59. Projectable advanced on the mound, showing quick consistent arm speed he had a high ¾ arm angle with a loose clean arm action. Drop-and-drive type pitcher and uses some effort. Tall balance point with even in line shoulders. Lands square with recoil finish.  (Max spin 2327; Avg 2196). 


6/13/22

RHP/1B, (2024) Westlake, OH. 6-foot-3, 210-pound. In the box, Protos had a max exit velocity of 97 mph. (74.9 mph bat speed average). (21.8 mph hand speed average). Began in a balanced athletic stance with a controlled load, then used a quick stride. Bat speed was quick, had a simple upward swing plane and good extension on his finish. Solid in the infield, recorded a position velocity of 83 mph; has sure hands, consistent feet, and a natural exchange. Laterally, movements were athletic and fielded the ball out front. Had a high ¾ slot with a quick arm action. In the 60-yard dash, he clocked a time of 7.71. On the mound, showed consistent arm speed with a high ¾ arm angle and a clean arm action. Drop-and-drive type pitcher who uses easy effort. Produced a fastball that came in at 80-83 mph. Had slight running action. (Max spin 2228; Avg 2089). He shows slight fading action on his changeup (73-75). Has late action on his 10/4 slider (67-69). (Max spin 2351; Avg 2235). 


2/20/22

Chris Protos: 1B/RHP, (2024) Westlake, OH. 6-foot-1, 195-pound. In the box, Protos best exit velocity was 91 mph. (71.0 mph bat speed average). (22.7 mph hand speed average). Started in an athletic quiet stance with a controlled load, then used a small leg kick. Bat speed is quick, displays a short simple swing plane and good extension on his finish. Solid in the infield, had a live arm with throws that topped out at 86 mph; had soft hands, consistent footwork, and a fluid exchange. Fields the ball out front, movements laterally were athletic. Had a high ¾ slot with a quick arm action. On the mound, showed a loose arm action and a high ¾ arm angle with quick arm speed. Drop-and-drive type pitcher who shows some effort. Produced a fastball that came in at 84-85 mph. Showed slight running action. (Max spin 2481; Avg 2400). He shows slight fading action on his changeup (74-77). Shows late tight action on his 10/4 slider (71-74). (Max spin 2671; Avg 2582).

1/23/22

Chris Protos: 1B/RHP, (2024) Westlake, OH. 6-foot-1, 195-pound solid build. Projectable at the plate, Protos clocked an exit velocity of 96 mph. (71.6 mph bat speed average). (22.4 mph hand speed average). Starts in a tall balanced stance with a big controlled load, then uses a big leg kick. Bat speed was explosive, displayed an upward rotational swing plane and good extension on his finish. In the 60-yard dash, recorded a time of 7.66. On the mound, showed quick arm speed, he had a quick arm action with a ¾ arm angle. Drop-and-drive type pitcher and shows easy effort. Threw his fastball 83-85 mph; has running action and arm side command. (Max spin 2382; Avg 2283). His 11/5 curveball (72-74) showed plus action. (Max spin 2483; Avg 2415). Showed arm side control and fading action on his changeup (73-76). 


2/07/21

Chris Protos: RHP/1B, (2024) Westlake, OH. 6-foot, 185-pound. Athletic during batting practice, Protos had a max exit velocity of 93 mph. Started in a balanced tall stance with a smooth controlled load, then used a big leg kick. Bat speed was above average, showed an upward rotational swing plane and high finish. In his round he found multiple barrels with loud contact. Gap to gap approach. Solid in the infield, his position velocity was registered at 76 mph; has choppy average feet, a natural exchange, and consistent hands. Clocked a 60 time of 8.64 at the event. Above average on the mound, showed a quick arm action and a ¾ arm angle with above average arm speed Drop-and-drive type pitcher who uses easy effort. Has a consistent balance point. Curveball (68-68 mph), changeup (72-74 mph).Produced a fastball that came in at 78-82 mph.

2/06/21

Chris Protos: 1B/RHP, (2024) Westlake, OH. 6-foot, 185-pound projectable frame. During batting practice, Protos recorded an exit velocity of 92 mph. Starts in a tall stance with a controlled compact load, then uses a leg kick. Bat speed was above average, and used a short level swing plane. 

Scout Evaluation 


7/22/20

Hit: Physical bat form the right side. Natural tools are well above average for class. Intent driven stroke that works inside the baseball. Middle-back approach in BP.
Power: Gap abilities.
Offensive Projection: Middle ceiling.
Max BP Exit Velocity: 82mph.
Max BP Distance: 248ft.
Field: Good athlete over at first base who gets off the bag with above average lateral mobility. Ball skills are developing.
Throw: Arm profiles at the position.
Defensive Projection: 1B.

Scouting Notes: Definite follow in 2024 class. Easy velocity through a 3/4 slot. Fastball will add east velo and he can also spin a tight breaking ball.
Fastball: 74-76mph.
Fastball Spin Rate: 1853-1994
Breaking Ball: 59-62mph.
Breaking Ball Spin Rate: 1945-2007

2/15/20

2/15/20 Pitching
Delivery Notes: On the mound he gets downhill fairly well and throws from a low ¾ arm slot. He could more effectively hold tension with his upper body to add some velocity to his fastball.
Fastball: The fastball was 71-75 mph with good life through the zone.
Fastball Spin Rate: 1970-2050
Curveball: His breaking ball was 54-57 mph with good depth.
Curveball Spin Rate: 1830-2070
Changeup: The changeup was 64-67 mph. 

2/15/20 Position Player
Hit: At the plate Protos uses a toe tap load and creates good natural bat speed through the zone. He shows an on plane bat path and drives his barrel through the zone somewhat effectively.
Top BP Exit Velocity: 91.8 mph
Top BP Distance: 311 feet
Offensive Projection: TBD
Field: At 1B he shows average footwork and feel around the bag. Fairly good carry on his throws at time.
Throw: 71 mph across the diamond.
Defensive Projection: TBD

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