Oliver Cush
Oliver Cush
Oliver Cush
Oliver Cush
Oliver Cush
Oliver Cush
Oliver Cush
Oliver Cush
Oliver Cush

CLASS OF 2022

OF
2B

Oliver
Cush

New Albany (HS) • OH
6-1 • 185LBS • R/R
Travel Team: Turn 2

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6/29/21

Oliver Cush: SS/OF, (2022) New Albany, OH. 6-foot-1, 185-pound. At the plate, Cush's 98 mph exit velocity ranks him 2nd at the event. One of the top bats we saw. Landed on balls in BP and swing translated to game. In the infield, his best throw was registered at 80 mph. From the outfield, his best throws to the bases were registered at 82 mph. On the mound, threw his fastball 79-81 mph and topped out at 81 mph. Curveball (66-69 mph), changeup (70-71 mph).


2/21/21

Oliver Cush: SS/OF, (2022) New Albany, OH. 6-foot, 170-pound athletic frame. On the mound, showing good arm speed he had a consistent arm action and a ¾ arm angle. Drop-and-drive type pitcher and uses some effort. Has an athletic balance point. Threw his fastball 78-80 mph; showed arm side command and running action. Threw a 11/5 curveball (64-65) with gradual action. His changeup (69-70) had arm side command and fading action.

2/14/21

Oliver Cush: SS/OF, (2022) New Albany, OH. 6-foot, 170-pound athletic frame. Athletic at the plate, the right-handed hitter's 96 mph exit velocity ranks him 1st at the event. Started in a tall open stance with a controlled smooth load, then used a leg kick. Has explosive bat speed and upward swing plane. Created some loud contact and found multiple barrels. Gap to gap approach. Solid in the infield, displayed a velocity of 77 mph; shows soft hands, consistent feet, and a natural exchange. During the event, clocked a 60 time of 7.08. 


2/07/21

Oliver Cush: SS/OF, (2022) New Albany, OH. 6-foot, 170-pound. Athletic during batting practice, the right-handed hitter had a max exit velocity of 92 mph. Begins in an athletic open stance with a controlled smooth load, then uses a leg kick. Bat speed is above average and uses a level swing plane. Found multiple barrels with some loud contact. Gap to gap approach. Athletic in the infield, his position velocity was registered at 80 mph; had a natural exchange, sure hands, and rhythmic footwork. Athletic from the outfield, he showed the ability to throw at velocities up to 82 mph; shows a clean natural exchange, rhythmic feet, and consistent hands. Clocked a 60 time of 7.09 at the event.

1/23/21

Oliver Cush: SS/OF, (2022) New Albany, OH. 

6-foot, 170-pound athletic frame. Athletic at the plate, the right-handed hitter clocked an exit velocity of 93 mph. Starts in an athletic open stance with a controlled load, then uses a big leg kick. Had an upward swing plane and above average bat speed. Was able to create loud contact and found lots of barrels. Gap to gap approach. Solid in the infield, displayed a velocity of 80 mph; shows sure hands, and athletic feet. Movements laterally were athletic. In the 60-yard dash, he clocked a time of 7.07.


1/16/21

Hit: Right-handed hitter that starts in an athletic setup. Uses a leg kick for timing during back load to hands. Natural tools are well above average with 70+mph bat speed and 20+gs of rotational acceleration according to blast. One of the louder rounds we saw with the ability to consistently drive the ball with authority.
Power: Ball jumps.
Offensive Projection: Run producer.
Field: Continues to get better and better every time we see him. Good athlete with ball skills. Could play multiple positions.
Throw: Ball comes out well.
Defensive Projection: UTL.

7/08/20

6-foot, 170-pound athletic frame. From the infield he has fluid footwork and actions, shows athleticism with the ability to move well laterally to cover ground. Reached a top velocity of 78 mph on his throws across the diamond. In the outfield he has fluid footwork approaching the baseball, shuffling through his throws with a clean arm action through a ¾ slot reaching a velocity of 75 mph. Right-handed hitter stands slightly open using a leg kick striding back to even at foot strike. Hands load past the back shoulder. Showed strength during his round of batting practice while recording an exit velocity of 94 mph. Ran a 7.17 60-yard dash.

6/29/20

Scouting Notes:2022 RHP. Slower paced tempo to delivery that doesn't require much effort. Slinging arm action through a near 3/4 slot. Fastball sat in the mid 7s and he dropped in a big, 11/5 shaped breaking ball he had a solid feel for.
Fastball:74-76 mph.
Fastball Spin Rate:1667-1678
Breaking Ball:64-65 mph.
Breaking Ball Spin Rate:1901-1917

6/29/20

Hit:Right-handed hitter that starts in an athletic stance. GOes with a leg kick timing trigger during back load to hands. Definite athleticism in the box. Accelerates well. Registered off the charts according to blast. 73mph batspeed, 25g of rotation. Power:Easy gap pop. Offensive Projection:Run producer. Max BP Exit Velocity:94 mph Max BP Distance: 324 ft Field:Plays with good tempo in the infield and can maintain rhythm. Athleticism shows laterally. Ball skills are on par for class. Throw:Clean arm with more strength to come. Defensive Projection: Multiple Spots.

7/03/19

Body Type: 5-foot-11, 155-pound athletic frame.
Swing Mechanics:  Open stance with a smooth toe tap load that works by getting everything in sync.
Hit: Level bat path with an all fields approach.  Produces natural ball flight to the middle part of the field.
Power: Line drive guy right now with more to come.
Offensive Projection: TBD.
Field: In the infield he plays under control, taking direct routes off the bat. Actions are more athletic on the move. Would be aided by creating angles to play with rhythm on plays in funnel. Hands are on par for class.
Throw: High-3/4 righty with an easier release. Strength is developing.
Defensive Projection: 2B.

7/01/19

Body Type: 5-foot-11, 155-pound athletic frame.
Swing Mechanics:  Smooth and simple load with a toe tap while he keeps his hand loaded.
Hit:  Downhill bat path that works to the pull side, and produces backspin to the middle part of the field.
Power:  Line drive guy right now. 86 mph off the bat in BP.
Offensive Projection:  TBD.
Field: Short, quick footwork in the infield with direct routes. Actions are more athletic on the move, displaying above average lateral mobility. Ball skills are on par for class.
Throw: Accurate arm with developing strength.
Defensive Projection:  2B. 

6/25/19

Body Type:  5-foot-11, 155-pound thin and athletic frame.

Swing Mechanics:  Open stance with a smooth and simple load into his back leg while loading his hands.

Hit:  Pull side approach with a level bat path.  Good feel in the box.

Power:  Line drive guy right now.  More to come as he develops and adds size.

Offensive Projection:  TBD.
Field: Moves light on his feet in the infield with direct routes. Hands are soft and ball skills are on par for class. Does a nice job gaining ground prior to release.
Throw: 3/4 right-hander with developing strength.
Defensive Projection: MIF.

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