Prep Baseball Report

CLASS OF 2024

RHP
SS

Caden
Shanks

Upperman (HS) • TN
6' 2" • 170LBS
L/R • 18yr
Travel Team: MAD Mavericks Dickey

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Pitching

Fastball

93
Velocity (max)
6/22/23
89 - 93
Velo Range
6/22/23
2102
Spin Rate (avg)
7/27/22

Changeup

77 - 80
Velo Range
5/15/21
1732
Spin Rate (avg)
7/27/22

Curveball

71.8 - 75.2
Velo Range
7/27/22
2254
Spin Rate (avg)
7/27/22
Power
94.6
Exit Velocity (max)
2/04/23
87.1
Exit Velocity (avg)
2/04/23
342
Distance (max)
2/04/23
75
Sweet Spot %
2/04/23
Hitting
23.5
Hand Speed (max)
7/28/21
77.5
Bat Speed (max)
7/28/21
16.9
Rot. Acc (max)
2/04/23
-
Hard Hit %
Run
6.92
60
2/04/23
-
30-yd
1.66
10-yd
2/04/23
19.4
Run speed (max)
2/04/23
Defense
86
INF Velo
2/04/23
-
OF Velo
-
C Velo
-
Pop Time

Positional Tools

2023
2021
60 Yard Dash
6.92
Infield Velocity
86.0
Power / Speed Score
13.7
60 Yard Dash
7.12
Infield Velocity
74.0
Power / Speed Score
12.5
Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 4, 2023
Position
6.92
60-yard
86
INF Velo
95
Exit Velo
Power Speed Score
2021 Future Games
Jul 28, 2021
Position
7.12
60-yard
74
INF Velo
89
Exit Velo
2021 PBR Future Games (Tennessee Invite)
Jul 28, 2021
Position
7.12
60-yard
74
INF Velo
89
Exit Velo

Hitting

2023
2021
Exit Velocity Max
94.6
Exit Velocity Avg
87.1
Distance Max
342
Distance Avg
247
Launch Angle Avg
23.1
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
89.6
Exit Velocity Avg
75.1
Distance Max
335
Distance Avg
131
Launch Angle Avg
3.9
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 4, 2023
Trackman - Hitting
94.6
Exit Velocity (max)
87.1
Exit Velocity (avg)
247
Distance (avg)
342
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
AL/KY/TN/MS Workout Pod
Jul 28, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
89.6
Exit Velocity (max)
75.1
Exit Velocity (avg)
131
Distance (avg)
335
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
2021 Future Games
Jul 28, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
89.6
Exit Velocity (max)
75.1
Exit Velocity (avg)
131
Distance (avg)
335
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %

Hitting

2023
2021
Hand Speed Max
23.3
Hand Speed Avg
21.2
Bat Speed Max
74.3
Bat Speed Avg
71.1
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Hand Speed Max
23.5
Hand Speed Avg
21.4
Bat Speed Max
77.5
Bat Speed Avg
70.9
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 4, 2023
Blast - Hitting
23.3
Hand Speed (max)
21.2
Hand Speed (avg)
74.3
Bat Speed (max)
71.1
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
2021 Future Games
Jul 28, 2021
Blast - Hitting
23.5
Hand Speed (max)
21.4
Hand Speed (avg)
77.5
Bat Speed (max)
70.9
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
AL/KY/TN/MS Workout Pod
Jul 28, 2021
Blast - Hitting
23.5
Hand Speed (max)
21.4
Hand Speed (avg)
77.5
Bat Speed (max)
70.9
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)

Pitching

2022
Fastball
Velocity Max
89.6
Fastball
Velocity Avg
88.2
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
2102
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
23.8
Curveball
Velocity Avg
73.5
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
2254
Changeup
Velocity Avg
79.4
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1732
2022 PBR Future Games
Jul 27, 2022
Trackman - Fastball
89.6
Velocity (max)
87.3 - 89.0
Velo Range
86.1
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,231
Spin Rate (max)
2,102
Spin Rate (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - Curveball
75.3
Velocity (max)
71.8 - 75.2
Velo Range
70.4
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,336
Spin Rate (max)
2,254
Spin Rate (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - ChangeUp
79.8
Velocity (max)
79.2 - 79.8
Velo Range
77.4
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,765
Spin Rate (max)
1,732
Spin Rate (avg)
Spin Score (max)

Pitch Scores

Pitching Velos

2023
2022
2021
Fastball
Velocity Max
93.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
89.5
Curveball
Velocity Avg
73.5
Changeup
Velocity Avg
78.0
Fastball
Velocity Max
87.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
84.5
Curveball
Velocity Avg
71.0
Fastball
Velocity Max
82.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
81.0
Curveball
Velocity Avg
69.0
PBR Classic
Jun 16, 2023
Pitching
90
Max FB
86 - 90
FB
72 - 75
CB
78 - 78
CH
15U National Championship
Jul 7, 2022
Pitching
87
Max FB
83 - 86
FB
71 - 71
CB
2022 TN High School Season
Mar 14, 2022
Pitching
87
Max FB
83 - 87
FB
70 - 72
CB
2021 Future Games
Jul 28, 2021
Pitching
82
Max FB
80 - 82
FB
68 - 70
CB
2021 TN HS Season
May 15, 2021
Pitching
87
Max FB
83 - 86
FB
70 - 74
CB
77 - 80
CH

Game Performance

2023
10 Yard Dash
1.66
60 Yard Dash
6.92
Top Speed (MPH)
Vertical Jump
Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 4, 2023
Swift
1.66
10-yd
6.92
60-yd
19.4
Run speed (max)
3.03
RSi (max)
3.03
RSi (avg)
1,437
Jump Power (max)
26.2
Jump Height (max)
26.0
Jump Height (avg)
2022 PBR Future Games
Jul 27, 2022
Swift
1.66
10-yd
3.81
30-yd
6.87
60-yd
20.0
Run speed (max)
2.53
RSi (max)
2.53
RSi (avg)
1,232
Jump Power (max)

Visual Edge

2021
Edge Score
64.33
2021 Future Games
Jul 28, 2021
Visual Skills
64.33
Edge Score

Pitch Ai

2022
2021
Arm Speed
Arm Slot
Knee Extension Velo
Deception
Hip-Shoulder Separation
Arm Speed
Knee Extension Velo
Deception
Hip-Shoulder Separation
2022 PBR Future Games
Jul 27, 2022
ProPlayAI - Foot Plant
Elbow Flexion (avg)
Shoulder Abduction (avg)
Hip Shoulder Seperation (avg)
ProPlayAI - MER
External Rotation (avg)
Stride Length (avg)
Horizontal Abduction (avg)
ProPlayAI - Release
Arm Speed (max)
Arm Speed (avg)
Knee Extension Velocity (max)
Knee Extension Velocity (avg)
Knee Flexion (avg)
Arm Slot (avg)
Lateral Trunk Tilt (avg)
Arm Path (avg)
Deception (avg)
Torque (avg)
Efficiency (avg)
Sequencing (avg)
AL/KY/TN/MS Workout Pod
Jul 28, 2021
ProPlayAI - Foot Plant
Elbow Flexion (avg)
Shoulder Abduction (avg)
Hip Shoulder Seperation (avg)
ProPlayAI - MER
External Rotation (avg)
Stride Length (avg)
Horizontal Abduction (avg)
ProPlayAI - Release
Arm Speed (max)
Arm Speed (avg)
Knee Extension Velocity (max)
Knee Extension Velocity (avg)
Knee Flexion (avg)
Lateral Trunk Tilt (avg)
Arm Path (avg)
Deception (avg)
Torque (avg)
Efficiency (avg)
Sequencing (avg)
2021 Future Games
Jul 28, 2021
ProPlayAI - Foot Plant
Elbow Flexion (avg)
Shoulder Abduction (avg)
Hip Shoulder Seperation (avg)
ProPlayAI - MER
External Rotation (avg)
Stride Length (avg)
Horizontal Abduction (avg)
ProPlayAI - Release
Arm Speed (max)
Arm Speed (avg)
Knee Extension Velocity (max)
Knee Extension Velocity (avg)
Knee Flexion (avg)
Lateral Trunk Tilt (avg)
Arm Path (avg)
Deception (avg)
Torque (avg)
Efficiency (avg)
Sequencing (avg)

Notes

Comments

6/30/23

Lipscomb Commit, A dynamic 2 way from the Volunteer State that has shown well all summer whether on the dirt, in the batters box or on the mound. His ability to play SS and make consistent contact from the left side along with hopping on the mound and sitting 88/92 is going to make him extremely valuable at the next level. Offensively, Shanks shows a simple & easy LH swing that packs efficient swing mechanics that will consistently give him the best chance to hit and make routine contact. His ability to hold his hip hinge in stride and control his forward move keeping his head still and “centered” allows him to see spin and adjust to different pitch locations. A clean + connected knob led path that enters from inside allows him to routinely make contact out front. On the dirt it’s an athletic MIF with the ability to range laterally and play on the run all while showing soft hands and an arm that can stick on the left side. On the mound it’s a repeatable operation with tempo throughout and controlled aggressiveness with the lead arm and stride allowing for ideal explosiveness into foot strike. A FB that jumps out of the hand at 88/92 paired with a sharp, 74/76 MPH SL with downer action that misses barrels. It will be extremely interesting to see where Caden ends up at the next level because he’s dynamic on both sides of the ball.

2/04/23

Positional Profile: RHP/SS
Body: 6-2, 170-pounds. Proportional, athletic frame w/ lower half strength. Good athleticism.
Hits: LHH. Narrow, taller and upright stance, higher placement with the hands. Relaxed. Good bat speed. Slightly open stance, small leg lift to start the swing, allows the barrel to work with easy pop to all parts of the field.
Power: 95 max exit velocity, averaged 87.1 MPH. 342' max distance.
Arm: RH. INF-86 mph.Quick and shorter arm action, accurate throws.
Defense: Clean and fluid actions to the ball, comfortable moving both ways.
Run: 6.92 runner in the 60.

7/27/22

Uncommitted. 6-foot-2, 167-lb lean, wiry frame w/ projection and good athleticism. Slow tempo delivery w/ strong balance into drop n’ drive stride w/ closed foot landing. High front side glove w/ quick arm working up to 3/4 slot. Some rawness to delivery, but quiet early and repeats well w/ athleticism & knack for competing. FB at 86-89, T90 w/ slight arm side life (1967-2025) and maintains plane at time (T 2230 rpm). Mixed CB at 71-75 w/ sharp 11/5 action and lite bite (T 2335 rpm). Flashing improved spin qualities and more of a swing n’ miss offering while landing for strikes and throwing back door to LHH. Showed flashes w/ CH at 78-79, killing spin and working down in the zone for potential third offering. Tossed two frames at 2022 PBR Future Games, allowing one run and striking out three.

3/02/22

Upperman had an up and down season last year, but they had several players that posted some stout numbers. They have high hopes in the fresh looking 3A, and should have the pieces to push into the postseason. Shanks will be right in the middle of it. He started at SS as freshman and handle a good chunk of the pitching duties. He featured a FB up to 87 w/ nice breaking ball while handling the stick from the left side at the top of the order. 

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