James Nelson
James Nelson

CLASS OF 2023

RHP
1B

James
Nelson

Brunswick (HS) • OH
6-4 • 240LBS • R/R
Travel Team: NMC Baseball
2023 National

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Pitching

Fastball

79.3
Velocity (max)
2/15/21
76.7 - 79.2
Velo Range
2/15/21
1796
Spin Rate (avg)
7/22/20

Changeup

72 - 73.4
Velo Range
2/15/21
1509
Spin Rate (avg)
2/15/21

Curveball

69.6 - 72.9
Velo Range
2/15/21
1879
Spin Rate (avg)
7/22/20
Power
-
Exit Velocity (max)
84
Exit Velocity (avg)
7/22/20
-
Distance (max)
-
Sweet Spot %
Hitting
23
Hand Speed (max)
7/22/20
69.8
Bat Speed (max)
7/22/20
14.3
Rot. Acc (max)
7/22/20
-
Hard Hit %
Run
8.09
60-yard
2/02/20
-
30-yd
-
10-yd
-
Run speed (max)
Defense
73
INF Velo
7/22/20
-
OF Velo
-
C Velo
-
Pop Time

Positional Tools

2021
2020
60 Yard Dash
8.40
60 Yard Dash
8.09
Infield Velocity
73.0
Power / Speed Score
10.4

Hitting

Hitting

2020
Hand Speed Max
23.0
Hand Speed Avg
21.4
Bat Speed Max
69.8
Bat Speed Avg
63.5
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
2020 Northern Ohio Underclass Games
Jul 22, 2020
Blast - Hitting
23.0
Hand Speed (max)
21.4
Hand Speed (avg)
69.8
Bat Speed (max)
63.5
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)

Pitching

2021
2020
Fastball
Velocity Max
79.3
Fastball
Velocity Avg
78.0
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
1723
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
22.1
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
71.3
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
1854
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
72.7
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1509
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
Fastball
Velocity Max
74.5
Fastball
Velocity Avg
71.9
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
1796
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
25.0
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
66.5
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
1879
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Scout Day: NMC Baseball 2.15.21
Feb 15, 2021
Trackman - Fastball
79.3
Velocity (max)
76.7 - 79.2
Velo Range
78.7
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,804
Spin Rate (max)
1,723
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
73.4
Velocity (max)
69.6 - 72.9
Velo Range
70.9
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,914
Spin Rate (max)
1,854
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
73.5
Velocity (max)
72.0 - 73.4
Velo Range
72.9
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,624
Spin Rate (max)
1,509
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
2020 Northern Ohio Underclass Games
Jul 22, 2020
Trackman - Fastball
74.5
Velocity (max)
68.8 - 74.5
Velo Range
73.7
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,878
Spin Rate (max)
1,796
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
66.5
Velocity (max)
67.9
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,879
Spin Rate (max)
1,879
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %

Pitch Scores

Pitching Velos

2021
2020
Fastball
Velocity Max
79.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
78.5
Curveball
Velocity Avg
70.0
Changeup
Velocity Avg
72.0
Fastball
Velocity Max
75.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
74.5
Curveball
Velocity Avg
66.5
Scout Day: NMC Baseball 2.15.21
Feb 15, 2021
Pitching
79
Max FB
78 - 79
FB
69 - 71
CB
71 - 73
CH
2020 Northern Ohio Underclass Games
Jul 22, 2020
Pitching
75
Max FB
74 - 75
FB
65 - 68
CB

Game Performance

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Comments

2/15/21

James Nelson: RHP/1B, (2023) Brunswick, OH. 6-foot-3, 195-pound physical frame. During the event, clocked a 60 time of 8.4. Solid on the mound, showed a high ¾ arm angle with consistent arm speed. Drop-and-drive type pitcher and shows some effort. Has an athletic balance point. Displayed a clean finish Curveball (69-71 mph), changeup (71-73 mph).Threw his fastball 78-79 mph. 


7/22/20

Hit: Right-handed hitter that starts in an upright setup. Smooth, simple load that he can repeat. Obvious physicality in the box. Generated some of the louder jump we saw in the group.
Power: Strength is well above average and flashed some hand speed as well.
Offensive Projection: Middle.
Max BP Exit Velocity: 84mph.
Max BP Distance: 272ft.
Field: Frame/skill set plays over at first base. Looks to have feel for the position with serviceable ball skills.
Throw: Clean arm with more to come.
Defensive Projection:

Scouting Notes: 6-foot-3 arm/physical presence on the hill. Arm works well through a high-3/4 slot. Easier velo that should continue to rise physical maturation takes its course. Also had feel for his spin.
Fastball: 74-75mph.
Fastball Spin Rate: 1751-1878
Breaking Ball: 65-68mph.
Breaking Ball Spin Rate: 1879

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