Prep Baseball Report

CLASS OF 2025

OF
RHP

Joseph
Lafkas

Turpin (HS) • OH
6' 0" • 178LBS
R/R • 17yr 6mo
Travel Team: Midland Premier

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Positional Tools Velos / Pop
TrackMan Hitting
Blast
TrackMan Pitching
Pitching Velos
Swift
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Comments
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Best Of Stats

Hitting
22.1
Hand Speed (max)
1/28/23
68.5
Bat Speed (max)
1/28/23
16
Rot. Acc (max)
2/20/21
-
Hard Hit %
Power
86.5
Exit Velocity (max)
1/28/23
82
Exit Velocity (avg)
1/28/23
263
Distance (max)
1/28/23
67
Sweet Spot %
1/28/23
Run
7.68
60
1/28/23
4.19
30-yd
1/28/23
1.76
10-yd
1/28/23
17.6
Run speed (max)
1/28/23
Defense
83
INF Velo
1/28/23
85
OF Velo
1/28/23
-
C Velo
-
Pop Time
Pitching

Fastball

86
Velocity (max)
3/29/23
84 - 86
Velo Range
3/29/23
2142
Spin Rate (avg)
1/28/23

Changeup

76.5 - 76.6
Velo Range
1/28/23
1608
Spin Rate (avg)
1/28/23

Curveball

68 - 70
Velo Range
3/29/23
2120
Spin Rate (avg)
2/20/21

Slider

73.1 - 73.9
Velo Range
1/28/23
2103
Spin Rate (avg)
1/28/23

Positional Tools

2023
2021
Infield Velocity
83.0
Outfield Velocity
85.0
Outfield Velocity
73.0
Scout Day: Midland 1.28.23
Jan 28, 2023
Position
83
INF Velo
85
OF Velo
Power Speed Score
Scout Day: Midland 2.20.21
Feb 20, 2021
Position
73
OF Velo
76
Exit Velo

Hitting

2023
2021
Exit Velocity Max
86.5
Exit Velocity Avg
82.0
Distance Max
263
Distance Avg
147
Launch Angle Avg
14.8
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
77.4
Exit Velocity Avg
71.0
Distance Max
220
Distance Avg
140
Launch Angle Avg
15.6
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Scout Day: Midland 1.28.23
Jan 28, 2023
Trackman - Hitting
86.5
Exit Velocity (max)
82.0
Exit Velocity (avg)
147
Distance (avg)
263
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Scout Day: Midland 2.20.21
Feb 20, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
77.4
Exit Velocity (max)
71.0
Exit Velocity (avg)
140
Distance (avg)
220
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %

Hitting

2023
2021
Hand Speed Max
22.1
Hand Speed Avg
20.7
Bat Speed Max
68.5
Bat Speed Avg
66.8
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Hand Speed Max
19.9
Hand Speed Avg
19.2
Bat Speed Max
60.7
Bat Speed Avg
56.6
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Scout Day: Midland 1.28.23
Jan 28, 2023
Blast - Hitting
22.1
Hand Speed (max)
20.7
Hand Speed (avg)
68.5
Bat Speed (max)
66.9
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Scout Day: Midland 2.20.21
Feb 20, 2021
Blast - Hitting
19.9
Hand Speed (max)
19.2
Hand Speed (avg)
60.7
Bat Speed (max)
56.6
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency

Pitching

2023
2021
Fastball
Velocity Max
81.8
Fastball
Velocity Avg
81.5
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
2142
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
26.3
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
76.6
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1608
Slider
Velocity Avg
73.5
Slider
Spin Rate Avg
2103
Slider
Total Movement Avg
Fastball
Velocity Max
72.2
Fastball
Velocity Avg
71.8
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
1644
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
22.9
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
62.9
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
2120
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
69.0
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1370
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
Scout Day: Midland 1.28.23
Jan 28, 2023
Trackman - Fastball
81.8
Velocity (max)
81.3 - 81.8
Velo Range
79.7
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,246
Spin Rate (max)
2,142
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Spin Efficiency % (avg)
Trackman - Slider
74.0
Velocity (max)
73.1 - 73.9
Velo Range
71.3
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,146
Spin Rate (max)
2,103
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - ChangeUp
76.6
Velocity (max)
76.5 - 76.6
Velo Range
1,696
Spin Rate (max)
1,608
Spin Rate (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Spin Efficiency % (avg)
Scout Day: Midland 2.20.21
Feb 20, 2021
Trackman - Fastball
72.2
Velocity (max)
71.3 - 72.2
Velo Range
71.3
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,662
Spin Rate (max)
1,644
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
64.3
Velocity (max)
61.1 - 64.3
Velo Range
61.9
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,188
Spin Rate (max)
2,120
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - ChangeUp
69.3
Velocity (max)
68.7 - 69.3
Velo Range
68.4
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,402
Spin Rate (max)
1,370
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %

Pitch Scores

Pitching Velos

2023
2021
Fastball
Velocity Max
86.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
85.0
Curveball
Velocity Avg
69.0
Fastball
Velocity Max
73.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
71.5
Curveball
Velocity Avg
63.0
Changeup
Velocity Avg
68.0
2024 OHSAA Spring Season
Apr 19, 2024
Pitching
88
Max FB
83 - 88
FB
74 - 75
CH
74 - 77
SL
Spring
Mar 29, 2023
Pitching
86
Max FB
84 - 86
FB
68 - 70
CB
Scout Day: Midland 2.20.21
Feb 20, 2021
Pitching
73
Max FB
70 - 73
FB
62 - 64
CB
67 - 69
CH

Game Performance

2023
10 Yard Dash
1.76
30 Yard Dash
4.19
60 Yard Dash
7.68
Top Speed (MPH)
Scout Day: Midland 1.28.23
Jan 28, 2023
Swift
1.76
10-yd
4.19
30-yd
7.68
60-yd
17.6
Run speed (max)
1.57
RSi (max)
1.57
RSi (avg)
1,412
Jump Power (max)
23.4
Jump Height (max)
23.4
Jump Height (avg)

Visual Edge

Pitch Ai

Notes

Comments

1/28/23

Joseph Lafkas: OF/RHP, (2025) Turpin, OH. 6-foot, 178-pound. (66.9 mph bat speed average). (20.7 mph hand speed average). Begins in an athletic strong stance with a quick load, then uses a controlled stride. Had a simple upward swing plane, quick bat speed and good extension on his finish. Solid in the infield, his position velocity was registered at 83 mph; had a natural exchange, consistent footwork, and soft hands. Solid recorded an outfield position velocity of 85 mph; showed 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 consistent arm action. On the mound, showed a loose arm action and a high ¾ arm angle with consistent arm speed. Drop-and-drive type pitcher and uses easy effort.  (Max spin 2245; Avg 2141). His 10/4 slider showed late action. (Max spin 2145; Avg 2102). 


1/28/23

Joseph Lafkas: OF/RHP, (2025) Turpin, OH. 6-foot, 178-pound. (66.9 mph bat speed average). (20.7 mph hand speed average). Started in an athletic strong stance with a quick load, then used a controlled stride. Bat speed was quick, showed a simple upward swing plane and good extension on his finish. Solid in the infield, his position velocity was registered at 83 mph; showed consistent feet, soft hands, and a natural exchange. Solid in the outfield, he showed the ability to make throws to the bases at 85 mph; had consistent footwork, a natural exchange, and sure hands. Fielded the ball out front with athletic movement laterally. Used a high ¾ slot with a consistent arm action. On the mound, showed a loose arm action and a high ¾ arm angle with consistent arm speed Drop-and-drive type pitcher who uses easy effort.  (Max spin 2245; Avg 2141). His 10/4 slider showed late action. (Max spin 2145; Avg 2102). 


2/20/21

Joseph Lafkas: OF/RHP, (2024) Turpin, OH. 5-foot-8, 140-pound athletic frame. During batting practice, the right-handed hitter's best exit velocity was 76 mph. Started in an athletic stance with a smooth quick load, then used a short stride. Bat speed is raw and exhibits a level swing plane. Athletic in the outfield, his best throws to the infield topped out at 73 mph; showed a clean exchange, athletic feet, and soft hands. Laterally, movements were athletic and fielded the ball one hand. On the mound, showing consistent arm speed he used a ¾ arm angle with a consistent arm action. Drop-and-drive type pitcher who shows some effort. Showed an athletic balance point. Produced a fastball that came in at 70-73 mph; has running action and arm side command. Has gradual action on his 11/5 curveball (62-64). Showed arm side command and fading action on his changeup (67-69). 


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