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CLASS OF 2025

C
3B

JJ
Darst

Mason (HS) • OH
5' 11" • 190LBS
R/R • 16yr 7mo
Travel Team: Ohio Elite

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Positional Tools Velos / Pop
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Positional Tools

2023
2022
2021
60 Yard Dash
6.90
Pop Time
1.81 - 1.99
Catcher Velocity
78.0
Power / Speed Score
14.2
60 Yard Dash
7.43
Pop Time
1.88 - 2.08
Catcher Velocity
76.0
Power / Speed Score
12.8
60 Yard Dash
7.67
Home to First
5.16
Pop Time
2.04 - 2.17
Catcher Velocity
76.0
Infield Velocity
78.0
Power / Speed Score
11.6
2023 Ohio State Games (Invite Only)
Oct 7, 2023
Position
1.81 - 1.87
Pop Time
77
C Velo
Power Speed Score
2023 Ohio Top Prospect Games (Invite Only)
Jun 12, 2023
Position
6.90
60-yard
1.85 - 1.93
Pop Time
78
C Velo
Power Speed Score
Scout Day: Bo Jackson Elite 2.19.23
Feb 19, 2023
Position
7.22
60-yard
1.88 - 1.99
Pop Time
75
C Velo
Power Speed Score
2022 Central Ohio Prospect Showcase (Invite Only)
Nov 19, 2022
Position
1.98 - 2.08
Pop Time
75
C Velo
Power Speed Score
Scout Day: CBC Marucci 2.6.22
Feb 6, 2022
Position
7.43
60-yard
1.88 - 2.00
Pop Time
76
C Velo
92
Exit Velo
Power Speed Score
2021 Ohio Future 50 - Class of 2025 (Invite Only)
Jul 13, 2021
Position
7.67
60-yard
2.04 - 2.10
Pop Time
78
INF Velo
71
C Velo
87
Exit Velo
Power Speed Score
2021 Southern Ohio Rising Prospects (Class of 2025 & 2026)
Jun 1, 2021
Position
2.04 - 2.17
Pop Time
76
C Velo
88
Exit Velo
5.16
H-1st
Scout Day: Cincinnati Baseball Club 2.20.21
Feb 20, 2021
Position
2.04 - 2.08
Pop Time
71
C Velo
88
Exit Velo

Hitting

2023
2022
2021
Exit Velocity Max
98.3
Exit Velocity Avg
85.0
Distance Max
353
Distance Avg
194
Launch Angle Avg
24.0
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
95.2
Exit Velocity Avg
83.3
Distance Max
295
Distance Avg
132
Launch Angle Avg
12.9
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
88.6
Exit Velocity Avg
79.4
Distance Max
305
Distance Avg
201
Launch Angle Avg
19.2
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
2023 Ohio State Games (Invite Only)
Oct 7, 2023
Trackman - Hitting
97.6
Exit Velocity (max)
86.5
Exit Velocity (avg)
193
Distance (avg)
353
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
2023 Ohio Top Prospect Games (Invite Only)
Jun 12, 2023
Trackman - Hitting
98.3
Exit Velocity (max)
83.5
Exit Velocity (avg)
146
Distance (avg)
345
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Scout Day: Bo Jackson Elite 2.19.23
Feb 19, 2023
Trackman - Hitting
93.8
Exit Velocity (max)
82.9
Exit Velocity (avg)
250
Distance (avg)
303
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
2022 Central Ohio Prospect Showcase (Invite Only)
Nov 19, 2022
Trackman - Hitting
95.2
Exit Velocity (max)
81.3
Exit Velocity (avg)
169
Distance (avg)
295
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Scout Day: CBC Marucci 2.6.22
Feb 6, 2022
Trackman - Hitting
91.7
Exit Velocity (max)
85.3
Exit Velocity (avg)
91
Distance (avg)
249
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
2021 Ohio Future 50 - Class of 2025 (Invite Only)
Jul 13, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
86.7
Exit Velocity (max)
76.5
Exit Velocity (avg)
244
Distance (avg)
305
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
2021 Southern Ohio Rising Prospects (Class of 2025 & 2026)
Jun 1, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
88.6
Exit Velocity (max)
81.4
Exit Velocity (avg)
168
Distance (avg)
304
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Scout Day: Cincinnati Baseball Club 2.20.21
Feb 20, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
87.0
Exit Velocity (max)
80.4
Exit Velocity (avg)
189
Distance (avg)
300
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %

Hitting

2023
2022
2021
Hand Speed Max
24.6
Hand Speed Avg
22.9
Bat Speed Max
79.7
Bat Speed Avg
73.5
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Hand Speed Max
23.0
Hand Speed Avg
22.1
Bat Speed Max
77.4
Bat Speed Avg
72.2
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Hand Speed Max
23.9
Hand Speed Avg
22.6
Bat Speed Max
68.1
Bat Speed Avg
64.4
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
2023 Ohio State Games (Invite Only)
Oct 7, 2023
Blast - Hitting
24.6
Hand Speed (max)
23.0
Hand Speed (avg)
77.3
Bat Speed (max)
72.4
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
2023 Ohio Top Prospect Games (Invite Only)
Jun 12, 2023
Blast - Hitting
24.2
Hand Speed (max)
23.2
Hand Speed (avg)
79.7
Bat Speed (max)
76.4
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Scout Day: Bo Jackson Elite 2.19.23
Feb 19, 2023
Blast - Hitting
23.2
Hand Speed (max)
22.1
Hand Speed (avg)
72.5
Bat Speed (max)
70.7
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
2022 Central Ohio Prospect Showcase (Invite Only)
Nov 19, 2022
Blast - Hitting
22.5
Hand Speed (max)
21.6
Hand Speed (avg)
77.4
Bat Speed (max)
74.0
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Scout Day: CBC Marucci 2.6.22
Feb 6, 2022
Blast - Hitting
23.0
Hand Speed (max)
22.4
Hand Speed (avg)
74.0
Bat Speed (max)
71.2
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
2021 Ohio Future 50 - Class of 2025 (Invite Only)
Jul 13, 2021
Blast - Hitting
23.9
Hand Speed (max)
22.8
Hand Speed (avg)
68.1
Bat Speed (max)
65.6
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Scout Day: Cincinnati Baseball Club 2.20.21
Feb 20, 2021
Blast - Hitting
23.1
Hand Speed (max)
22.3
Hand Speed (avg)
65.2
Bat Speed (max)
62.6
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency

Pitching

Pitch Scores

Pitching Velos

Game Performance

2024
2023
2022
10 Yard Dash
1.67
30 Yard Dash
3.12
60 Yard Dash
7.12
Top Speed (MPH)
RSi
Vertical Jump
10 Yard Dash
1.78
30 Yard Dash
3.99
60 Yard Dash
7.12
Top Speed (MPH)
Vertical Jump
10 Yard Dash
1.67
30 Yard Dash
3.12
60 Yard Dash
7.13
Top Speed (MPH)
2023 Ohio State Games (Invite Only)
Oct 7, 2023
Swift
1.78
10-yd
3.99
30-yd
7.12
60-yd
19.6
Run speed (max)
1.64
RSi (max)
28.7
Jump Height (max)
23.1
Jump Height (avg)
2022 Central Ohio Prospect Showcase (Invite Only)
Nov 19, 2022
Swift
1.67
10-yd
3.12
30-yd
7.13
60-yd
28.3
Run speed (max)

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Pitch Ai

Notes

Comments

10/07/23

JJ Darst: C/3B, (2025) Mason, OH. 5-foot-11, 190-pound. (72.4 mph bat speed average). (23.0 mph hand speed average). Started in a balanced stance with a smooth controlled load, then used a leg kick. Had an uphill swing plane, above average bat speed and good extension on his finish. Produced tons of loud contact and found lots of barrels. Gap to gap line drive approach. Behind the plate, throw downs to second topped out at 77 mph. Behind the plate, he produced a position velocity of 77 mph during throw downs; displayed his ability to control the run game with a pop time of 1.81-1.87.   


6/12/23

JJ Darst: C/3B, (2025) Mason, OH. 5-foot-11, 195-pound. (76.4 mph bat speed average). (23.2 mph hand speed average). Began in an athletic stance with a controlled load, then used a small leg kick. Has flashed present bat speed, level swing plane and high finish. Behind the plate, throw downs to second were maxed at 78 mph; has a natural transfer, consistent feet, and sure hands. showed his ability to throw runners out with an efficient pop time of 1.85-1.93. Some flexibility and calm setup. Used a high ¾ slot with a quick arm action. Showed off his speed at the event, running a swift 6.9 60-yard dash.   


2/19/23

JJ Darst: C, (2025) Mason, OH. 5-foot-11, 195-pound physical athletic build. (70.7 mph bat speed average). (22.1 mph hand speed average). Begins in a balanced open stance with a quick smooth load, then uses a controlled leg kick. Bat speed was explosive, showed a loose swing plane and high good extension on his finish. Found lots of barrels with tons of loud contact. Aggressive gap to gap approach. While catching, throw downs to second topped out at 75 mph; had next level hands, a clean quick transfer, and consistent smooth footwork. displayed his ability to control the run game with a pop time of 1.88-1.99. Tons of flexibility and athletic flexible setup. Used a short very quick arm action and a high ¾ slot while showing consistent accuracy to the bag. During the event, clocked a 60 time of 7.22.  (Max spin ; Avg ). 


11/19/22

JJ Darst: C/3B, (2025) Mason, OH. 5-foot-11, 195-pound solid athletic build. (74.0 mph bat speed average). (21.6 mph hand speed average). Started in an open athletic stance with a smooth controlled load, then used a leg kick. Bat speed is above average, uses an upward swing plane and high finish. Barreled up multiple balls with some loud contact. Pull side gap to gap approach. While catching, his best recorded throw to second was clocked at 75 mph; shows a clean quick transfer, soft hands, and athletic in control feet. displayed next-level catching ability by boasting a 1.98-2.08 pop time. Athletic setup.

2/06/22

JJ Darst: C/3B, (2025) Mason, OH. 5-foot-10, 185-pound. During batting practice, Darst clocked an exit velocity of 92 mph. (71.2 mph bat speed average). (22.4 mph hand speed average). Begins in an athletic stance with a quick load, then uses a controlled stride. Had an uphill swing plane, quick bat speed and high finish. While catching, his best position velocity throwing to second was registered at 76 mph; had consistent footwork, soft hands, and a natural transfer. displayed his ability to control the run game with a pop time of 1.88-2.00. Some flexibility and clean setup. Had a high ¾ slot and a quick arm action. In the 60-yard dash, he clocked a time of 7.43.

7/13/21

JJ Darst: C/3B, (2025) Mason, OH. 5-foot-9, 180-pound. Solid in the box, Darst's best exit velocity was 87 mph. (65.60 mph bat speed average). (22.77 mph hand speed average). Started in an open athletic stance with a smooth controlled load, then used a small leg kick stride. Bat speed was above average, displayed an upward swing plane and high finish. Found multiple barrels through his rounds. Gap to gap approach. Solid while in the infield, made throws at velocities up to 78 mph; had firm hands, average footwork, and a fluid natural exchange. Behind the plate, his best position velocity throwing to second was registered at 71 mph; had athletic average footwork, soft hands, and a natural fluid exchange. he produced a pop time of 2.04-2.10. Staggered setup with some flexibility. Had a compact arm action and consistent accuracy to the bag. During the event, ran the 60-yard dash in 7.67.  


6/01/21

JJ Darst: C/3B, (2025) Mason, OH. 5-foot-9, 180-pound physical build. In the box, the right-handed hitter's best exit velocity was 88 mph. Started in an open athletic stance with a smooth quick load, then used a leg kick stride. Bat speed is quick, has an upward swing plane and high finish. While catching, his best position velocity throwing to second was registered at 76 mph; showed smooth developing feet, sure hands, and a clean exchange. consistently had pop times of 2.04-2.17. Some flexibility and clean setup. 


2/20/21

JJ Darst: C/3B, (2025) undecided, OH. 5-foot-8, 172-pound physical frame. During batting practice, the right-handed hitter clocked an exit velocity of 88 mph. Began in an athletic balanced stance with a controlled load, then used a leg kick. Bat speed is quick, shows an upward swing plane and high finish. Laterally, his movements were athletic. Behind the plate, he produced a position velocity of 71 mph during throw downs; has consistent hands, a clean exchange, and rhythmic feet. Recorded a pop time of 2.04-2.08. Some flexibility and staggered setup. Had a high ¾ slot and a quick arm action. 


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