John Combs
John Combs
John Combs
John Combs
John Combs

CLASS OF 2021

C
3B

John
Combs

Milligan College
Rhea County (HS) • TN
6-1 • 200LBS • R/R
Travel Team: Tennessee Nationals

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Best Of Stats

Power
91.1
Exit Velocity (max)
6/24/20
84.5
Exit Velocity (avg)
6/24/20
291
Distance (max)
6/24/20
67
Sweet Spot %
6/24/20
Run
7.28
60-yard
6/24/20
-
30-yd
-
10-yd
-
Run speed (max)
Defense
87
INF Velo
6/24/20
-
OF Velo
78
C Velo
6/24/20
1.94 - 1.99
Pop Time
1/25/20
Pitching

Fastball

86
Velocity (max)
5/16/20
83 - 86
Velo Range
5/16/20
-
Spin Rate (avg)

Changeup

72 - 74
Velo Range
5/16/20
-
Spin Rate (avg)

Curveball

67 - 68
Velo Range
10/02/20
-
Spin Rate (avg)

Positional Tools

2020
2019
60 Yard Dash
7.28
Home to First
4.37
Pop Time
1.94 - 2.04
Catcher Velocity
78.0
Infield Velocity
87.0
Power / Speed Score
12.5
60 Yard Dash
7.66
Pop Time
1.99 - 2.10
Catcher Velocity
74.0
Infield Velocity
76.0
Power / Speed Score
12.0
Uncommitted Upperclass Showcase
Jun 24, 2020
Position
7.28
60-yard
1.98 - 2.04
Pop Time
87
INF Velo
78
C Velo
96
Exit Velo
Preseason East TN Showcase 2020-2024 Grads (Invite Only) 1-25-20
Jan 25, 2020
Position
1.94 - 1.99
Pop Time
84
INF Velo
77
C Velo
97
Exit Velo
4.37
H-1st
Tennessee Top Prospect Games (INVITE ONLY) 6-12-19
Jun 12, 2019
Position
7.66
60-yard
1.99 - 2.03
Pop Time
76
INF Velo
74
C Velo
90
Exit Velo
Preseason All-State Showcase 2-3-19-Invite-Only
Feb 3, 2019
Position
7.67
60-yard
2.03 - 2.10
Pop Time
66
INF Velo
71
C Velo
92
Exit Velo

Hitting

2020
Exit Velocity Max
91.1
Exit Velocity Avg
84.5
Distance Max
291
Distance Avg
233
Launch Angle Avg
24.7
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Uncommitted Upperclass Showcase
Jun 24, 2020
Trackman - Hitting
91.1
Exit Velocity (max)
84.5
Exit Velocity (avg)
233
Distance (avg)
291
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %

Hitting

Pitching

Pitch Scores

Pitching Velos

2020
Fastball
Velocity Max
86.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
83.0
Curveball
Velocity Avg
67.5
Changeup
Velocity Avg
72.0
Upperclass Fall World Series
Oct 2, 2020
Pitching
83
Max FB
80 - 83
FB
67 - 68
CB
71 - 71
CH
TN Nats Workout
May 16, 2020
Pitching
86
Max FB
83 - 86
FB
72 - 74
CH

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Comments

6/24/20

C/3B, (2021) Rhea County, TN. 6-foot-1, 200-pound physical frame. During batting practice, Combs showed power in the box with an exit velocity of 96 mph. Starts in a balanced stance with a controlled load, then uses a short stride to start his swing. Bat speed is quick, displays rotational swing plane and high finish. Was able to create a lot of loud contact and found lots of barrels.Gap to gap approach. Behind the plate, displayed next-level catching ability by boasting a 1.98-2.04 pop time, average showed his live arm in the infield with position velocities up to 87 mph; shows sure hands, a packing exchange and average feet. His best recorded throw to second was clocked at 78 mph; had a clean exchange, sure hands and consistent footwork. Staggered setup with average flexibility. Used a low ¾ slot and a stiff arm action while showing decent accuracy to the bag. Clocked a time of 7.28 in the 60-yard dash. 

4/06/20

The 6-foot-1, 200-pound catcher/third baseman has some top-notch raw power.  After a strong Top Prospect Games in June, Combs improved across the board in late January cleaning up some areas of his game and still bringing the power to the table (Exit Velo: 97). Combs can drive the ball to all gaps while getting on plane early leading to consistent hard line drives. His pop time continues to dwindle down below 2.00 and his arm strength continues to develop.  Projects to be an offensive C/3B at the next level, providing solid value at both positions. 

1/25/20

6-foot-1, 200-pound athletic frame. At the plate, the right-handed hitter's 97 mph exit velocity showed his ability to drive the ball with power. Begins in an athletic stance with a big load, then uses a short stride to initiate his swing. Has a level swing plane and electric bat speed, he ends his swing with high finish. Found some barrels during his round. Up the middle approach. Behind the plate, showed his ability to throw runners out with an efficient pop time of 1.94-1.99, made strong throws to second with an efficient position velocity of 77 mph; athletic setup with some flexibility. has a quick exchange and athletic feet, over-the-top slot.  

Positional_Profile: C/3B

Body: 6-foot-1, 200-pound athletic frame

Hit: RHH. Athletic stance, big load, short stride stride. Electric bat speed. High finish, level swing. 

Power: 97  mph exit velocity.  up the middle approach. 

Defense: 1.94-1.99 pop times. 84 infield velocity. 

Arm: RH. C - 77. An-over-the-top slot. 

6/12/19

60: 7.66 INF Velo: 76 C Velo: 74 Pop Time: 1.99-2.03 Exit Velo: 90

6-foot-1, 200-pound tall, strong, well built frame. Offensively, shows good presence in the box and displayed an exit velo of 90. Setup was very balanced and athletic. Showed high bat speed out front and gap to gap power. Had a tendency to lose posture in negative move affecting his balance. When right he is projectably a high slugging catcher at the next level. Behind the plate flashed a sub 2.0 pop time with a very impressive arm. Moved very efficiently during throwdowns and supported a quick transition and solid glove action. Player to follow.

2/03/19

60: 7.67, IF Velo: 66, C Velo: 71, Pop Time: 2.03-2.10, Exit Velo: 92

6-0, 190-pound catcher showed off his offensive improvement compared to this time last year, highlighted by the 92 mile per hour exit velo, which included only one exit velo under 90.  Prototypical catcher frame, medium, athletic frame w/ some present lower half strength, projectable, has just begun to get to his frame potential.  Offensively, hits w/ a straight on, slightly crouched stance w/ short stride and load.  Still head, shows ability to find the barrel.  Learning how to utilize his lower half consistently, got into his rhythm deeper into his BP round and made loud contact.  Learning to repeat his swing, can get over-rotational at times.  Projectable pull power.  As a receiver, drops to one knee, presents a good low target w/ quiet glove.  Strong forearms, shows ability to stick the baseball.  Showed ability to handle velocity on this day, was not overwhelmed by high 80’s.  Has an idea of how to frame the baseball, learning to beat breaking stuff to the spot consistently.  High level receiving tools.  As a thrower, shows quick release w/ good footwork w/ a slightly cocking of the hands in his throwing motion w/ projectable carry to target arm strength.  Profiles best as a catcher, showed solid hands at 3B w/ carry to target arm strength.

1/27/18

Home-1st: 4.63, Pop Time: 1.97-2.03, Position Velocity:  C-71, IF-76, Exit Velocity: 83

5-foot-11, 180-pound, RHH shows advanced skill-set for a player entering their freshman year of high school.  Short, athletic, well-proportioned frame w/ some present strength, some projection.  Offensively, hits from a straight on, slightly crouched stance w/ back shoulder hand location.  Shift of weight, short stride and proper load.  Explodes through the baseball.  Can get long and off-balance, will improve w/ reps.  When on time and on plane, has a high offensive upside.  As a catcher, presents a good low target, but can show it earlier and bigger, as big part of the glove is angled downwards.  Quiet behind the plate.  Just needs reps catching above average stuff to profile as above average receiver.  As a thrower, shows average release w/ short arm swing and solid feet.  Arm strength will improve with maturation.  On the infield, shows soft hands w/ solid feet and plays through the ball well.

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