Prep Baseball Report

CLASS OF 2024

OF
RHP

Will
Taigen

Shaker Heights (HS) • OH
6' 2" • 190LBS
R/R • 18yr 5mo
Travel Team: Cleveland Whitecaps 17U

Rankings

2024 National

Rankings available to Premium Subscriber

Log In Subscribe to PBR Plus

2024 State

Rankings available to Premium Subscriber

Log In Subscribe to PBR Plus

Commitment

Videos

This Area is only available to PBR Premium Content Subscribers.

Best of Snapshot
Positional Tools Velos / Pop
TrackMan Hitting
Blast
TrackMan Pitching
Pitch Scores
Pitching Velos
Swift
News
Comments
Contact

Best Of Stats

Hitting
23.7
Hand Speed (max)
2/12/23
78.1
Bat Speed (max)
6/12/23
13.9
Rot. Acc (max)
5/30/23
-
Hard Hit %
Power
97.7
Exit Velocity (max)
2/12/23
87.4
Exit Velocity (avg)
6/12/23
332
Distance (max)
5/30/23
70
Sweet Spot %
6/12/23
Run
6.71
60
6/12/23
-
30-yd
1.69
10-yd
5/30/23
19.8
Run speed (max)
5/30/23
Defense
-
INF Velo
94
OF Velo
2/12/23
-
C Velo
-
Pop Time
Pitching

Fastball

75
Velocity (max)
2/06/21
71 - 75
Velo Range
2/06/21
1670
Spin Rate (avg)
2/06/21

Changeup

60 - 64
Velo Range
2/06/21
1418
Spin Rate (avg)
2/06/21

Curveball

55 - 59
Velo Range
2/06/21
1565
Spin Rate (avg)
2/06/21

Positional Tools

2023
2021
60 Yard Dash
6.71
Outfield Velocity
94.0
Power / Speed Score
14.6
Outfield Velocity
75.0
2023 Northern Ohio TPG Trials
May 30, 2023
Position
6.86
60-yard
85
OF Velo
95
Exit Velo
Power Speed Score

Hitting

2023
2021
Exit Velocity Max
97.7
Exit Velocity Avg
85.2
Distance Max
332
Distance Avg
223
Launch Angle Avg
25.9
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
82.3
Exit Velocity Avg
76.1
Distance Max
246
Distance Avg
149
Launch Angle Avg
20.5
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
2023 Ohio Top Prospect Games (Invite Only)
Jun 12, 2023
Trackman - Hitting
93.0
Exit Velocity (max)
87.4
Exit Velocity (avg)
236
Distance (avg)
312
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
2023 Northern Ohio TPG Trials
May 30, 2023
Trackman - Hitting
94.6
Exit Velocity (max)
86.3
Exit Velocity (avg)
229
Distance (avg)
332
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
2023 Northern Ohio Preseason ID
Feb 12, 2023
Trackman - Hitting
97.7
Exit Velocity (max)
83.2
Exit Velocity (avg)
211
Distance (avg)
324
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Scout Day: Force Ohio 2.6.21
Feb 6, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
82.3
Exit Velocity (max)
76.1
Exit Velocity (avg)
149
Distance (avg)
246
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %

Hitting

2023
2021
Hand Speed Max
23.7
Hand Speed Avg
21.7
Bat Speed Max
78.1
Bat Speed Avg
72.5
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Hand Speed Max
21.7
Hand Speed Avg
20.7
Bat Speed Max
69.2
Bat Speed Avg
63.8
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
2023 Ohio Top Prospect Games (Invite Only)
Jun 12, 2023
Blast - Hitting
23.4
Hand Speed (max)
21.8
Hand Speed (avg)
78.1
Bat Speed (max)
72.9
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
2023 Northern Ohio TPG Trials
May 30, 2023
Blast - Hitting
23.6
Hand Speed (max)
21.7
Hand Speed (avg)
75.4
Bat Speed (max)
73.7
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
2023 Northern Ohio Preseason ID
Feb 12, 2023
Blast - Hitting
23.7
Hand Speed (max)
21.6
Hand Speed (avg)
73.9
Bat Speed (max)
70.7
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
21.7
Hand Speed (max)
20.7
Hand Speed (avg)
69.2
Bat Speed (max)
63.8
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency

Pitching

2021
Fastball
Velocity Max
72.6
Fastball
Velocity Avg
71.0
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
1670
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
23.5
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
56.7
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
1565
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
62.2
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1418
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
Scout Day: Force Ohio 2.6.21
Feb 6, 2021
Trackman - Fastball
72.6
Velocity (max)
70.3 - 72.0
Velo Range
71.5
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,734
Spin Rate (max)
1,670
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
58.5
Velocity (max)
55.8 - 58.2
Velo Range
57.0
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,614
Spin Rate (max)
1,565
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
63.0
Velocity (max)
60.8 - 63.0
Velo Range
63.5
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,503
Spin Rate (max)
1,418
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %

Pitch Scores

2021
Fastball
Hop+
Fastball
Sink+
Fastball
Rise+
Scout Day: Force Ohio 2.6.21
Feb 6, 2021
Pitch Scores - Fastball
Hop+
Rise+
Sink+
Pitch Scores - Curveball
Hammer+
Sweep+

Pitching Velos

2023
2021
Fastball
Velocity Max
74.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
73.0
Fastball
Velocity Max
75.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
73.0
Curveball
Velocity Avg
57.0
Changeup
Velocity Avg
62.0
Scout Day: Force Ohio 2.6.21
Feb 6, 2021
Pitching
75
Max FB
71 - 75
FB
55 - 59
CB
60 - 64
CH

Game Performance

2023
10 Yard Dash
1.69
60 Yard Dash
6.86
Top Speed (MPH)
2023 Northern Ohio TPG Trials
May 30, 2023
Swift
1.69
10-yd
6.86
60-yd
19.8
Run speed (max)

Visual Edge

Pitch Ai

Notes

Comments

6/12/23

Will Taigen: OF/RHP, (2024) Shaker Heights, OH. 6-foot-2, 190-pound. (72.9 mph bat speed average). (21.8 mph hand speed average). Began in a balanced quiet stance with a compact load, then used a quick stride. Bat speed is efficient, displays a simple upward swing plane and high finish. Solid in the outfield, his best throw of the day was clocked at 85 mph; had consistent footwork, a natural exchange, and sure hands. Movements laterally were athletic and he fields the ball out front. Had a loose arm action with a high ¾ slot. The athletic recruit showcased his speed with a sub-seven 60 time of 6.71. 


5/30/23

Will Taigen: OF/RHP, (2024) Shaker Heights, OH. 6-foot-2, 190-pound. In the box, the right-handed hitter's best exit velocity was 95 mph. (73.7 mph bat speed average). (21.7 mph hand speed average). Begins in a balanced athletic stance with a controlled load, then uses a small leg kick. Had a loose uphill swing plane and flashed present bat speed. Solid in the outfield, his best throw of the day was clocked at 85 mph; had a natural exchange, soft hands, and consistent footwork. Fields the ball out front, movements laterally were athletic. Used a high ¾ slot and a quick arm action. Performed well in the 60-yard dash, clocking a speedy time of 6.86.  (Max spin ; Avg ). 


2/12/23

Will Taigen: OF/RHP, (2024) Shaker Heights, OH. 6-foot-2, 190-pound. (70.7 mph bat speed average). (21.6 mph hand speed average). Begins in an athletic stance with a controlled load, then uses a small leg kick. Bat speed is quick, has a simple upward swing plane and high finish. Solid in the outfield, he used momentum and arm strength to record throws up to 94 mph;has consistent feet, a natural exchange, and sure hands. Laterally, movements were athletic and fielded the ball out front. Showed a quick arm action with a high ¾ slot. Displayed speed and athleticism at the event, recording a 60 time of 6.82.   


2/06/21

Will Taigen: OF/RHP, (2024) Shaker Heights, OH. 6-foot-1, 155-pound athletic frame. During batting practice, Taigen's best exit velocity was 82 mph. Begins in an active athletic stance with a high slow load, then uses a leg kick. Bat speed was average, and had a level swing plane. Athletic in the outfield, his throws to the bases were maxed out at 75 mph; shows a clean exchange, soft hands, and athletic feet. Fields the ball one hand, movements laterally were athletic. On the mound, showed a ¾ arm angle and a quick arm action with good arm speed. Drop-and-drive type pitcher and shows some effort. Has an athletic balance point. Threw his fastball 71-75 mph; shows running action and arm side command. Throws a 11/5 curveball (55-59) that has gradual action. Shows fading action and arm side control on his changeup (60-64).

Draft Reports

Contact

Premium Content Area

To unlock contact information, you need to purchase a ScoutPLUS subscription.

Purchase Subscription
OR
Login

Twitter

Physical