Prep Baseball Report

CLASS OF 2024

C
1B

Jonnie
Gifford

West Plains (HS) • TX
6' 2" • 210LBS
R/R • 18yr 6mo
Travel Team: Dirtbags Gray 2024

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Best Of Stats

Hitting
23.6
Hand Speed (max)
9/19/20
78.8
Bat Speed (max)
11/01/20
21.2
Rot. Acc (max)
5/30/23
-
Hard Hit %
Power
104
Exit Velocity (max)
9/22/23
93
Exit Velocity (avg)
9/22/23
379
Distance (max)
5/30/23
54
Sweet Spot %
5/30/23
Run
6.98
60
5/30/23
3.97
30-yd
5/30/23
1.7
10-yd
5/30/23
20.4
Run speed (max)
5/30/23
Defense
-
INF Velo
-
OF Velo
78
C Velo
5/30/23
1.87 - 1.94
Pop Time
5/22/21

Positional Tools

2023
2022
2021
2020
60 Yard Dash
6.98
Pop Time
1.97 - 2.05
Catcher Velocity
78.0
Power / Speed Score
14.9
60 Yard Dash
7.94
Pop Time
2.07 - 2.19
Catcher Velocity
76.0
Power / Speed Score
12.1
Home to First
5.28
Pop Time
1.87 - 2.07
Catcher Velocity
75.0
60 Yard Dash
7.78
Pop Time
2.09 - 2.26
Catcher Velocity
74.0
Power / Speed Score
12.0
Texas State Games (Invite-Only)
Sep 22, 2023
Position
1.98 - 2.05
Pop Time
77
C Velo
Power Speed Score
DFW Summer Open
May 30, 2023
Position
6.98
60-yard
1.97 - 2.02
Pop Time
78
C Velo
99
Exit Velo
Power Speed Score
Fort Worth Preseason ID
Jan 17, 2022
Position
7.94
60-yard
2.07 - 2.19
Pop Time
76
C Velo
OK Underclass Games
Jun 8, 2021
Position
1.95 - 2.05
Pop Time
74
C Velo
5.28
H-1st
93
Exit Velo
Sandlot Tulsa Showcase
May 22, 2021
Position
1.87 - 1.94
Pop Time
74
C Velo
93
Exit Velo
OK Preseason All-State
Feb 6, 2021
Position
1.95 - 2.07
Pop Time
75
C Velo
92
Exit Velo
Power Speed Score
OK Fall Prospect Games
Nov 1, 2020
Position
7.78
60-yard
2.14 - 2.26
Pop Time
74
C Velo
91
Exit Velo
OK Fall Prospect Games - Enid
Sep 19, 2020
Position
7.81
60-yard
2.13 - 2.22
Pop Time
73
C Velo
87
Exit Velo
OK Summer Open
Jul 14, 2020
Position
8.08
60-yard
2.09 - 2.15
Pop Time
70
C Velo
86
Exit Velo

Hitting

2023
2022
2021
2020
Exit Velocity Max
104.0
Exit Velocity Avg
89.1
Distance Max
379
Distance Avg
287
Launch Angle Avg
33.2
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
96.4
Exit Velocity Avg
89.0
Distance Max
371
Distance Avg
227
Launch Angle Avg
21.6
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
92.0
Exit Velocity Avg
84.4
Distance Max
312
Distance Avg
125
Launch Angle Avg
9.1
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
93.0
Exit Velocity Avg
75.5
Distance Max
273
Distance Avg
149
Launch Angle Avg
14.2
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Texas State Games (Invite-Only)
Sep 22, 2023
Trackman - Hitting
104.0
Exit Velocity (max)
93.0
Exit Velocity (avg)
281
Distance (avg)
349
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
DFW Summer Open
May 30, 2023
Trackman - Hitting
98.8
Exit Velocity (max)
86.1
Exit Velocity (avg)
291
Distance (avg)
379
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Fort Worth Preseason ID
Jan 17, 2022
Trackman - Hitting
96.4
Exit Velocity (max)
89.0
Exit Velocity (avg)
227
Distance (avg)
371
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
OK Underclass Games
Jun 8, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
92.0
Exit Velocity (max)
82.6
Exit Velocity (avg)
162
Distance (avg)
312
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
OK Preseason All-State
Feb 6, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
90.5
Exit Velocity (max)
86.5
Exit Velocity (avg)
78
Distance (avg)
230
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Ground Ball %
OK Fall Prospect Games
Nov 1, 2020
Trackman - Hitting
93.0
Exit Velocity (max)
74.8
Exit Velocity (avg)
136
Distance (avg)
273
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
OK Summer Open
Jul 14, 2020
Trackman - Hitting
86.3
Exit Velocity (max)
76.5
Exit Velocity (avg)
172
Distance (avg)
267
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %

Hitting

2023
2021
2020
Hand Speed Max
22.8
Hand Speed Avg
20.8
Bat Speed Max
76.8
Bat Speed Avg
70.5
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Hand Speed Max
22.8
Hand Speed Avg
20.4
Bat Speed Max
74.1
Bat Speed Avg
67.8
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Hand Speed Max
23.6
Hand Speed Avg
19.8
Bat Speed Max
78.8
Bat Speed Avg
66.3
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Texas State Games (Invite-Only)
Sep 22, 2023
Blast - Hitting
22.2
Hand Speed (max)
20.9
Hand Speed (avg)
76.8
Bat Speed (max)
73.0
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
DFW Summer Open
May 30, 2023
Blast - Hitting
22.8
Hand Speed (max)
20.8
Hand Speed (avg)
76.4
Bat Speed (max)
68.6
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
OK Underclass Games
Jun 8, 2021
Blast - Hitting
22.8
Hand Speed (max)
20.5
Hand Speed (avg)
74.1
Bat Speed (max)
67.8
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
OK Preseason All-State
Feb 6, 2021
Blast - Hitting
21.7
Hand Speed (max)
20.2
Hand Speed (avg)
71.4
Bat Speed (max)
67.7
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
OK Fall Prospect Games
Nov 1, 2020
Blast - Hitting
21.3
Hand Speed (max)
18.8
Hand Speed (avg)
78.8
Bat Speed (max)
67.1
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
OK Fall Prospect Games - Enid
Sep 19, 2020
Blast - Hitting
23.6
Hand Speed (max)
20.7
Hand Speed (avg)
72.7
Bat Speed (max)
65.5
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency

Pitching

Pitch Scores

Pitching Velos

Game Performance

2024
2023
10 Yard Dash
1.70
30 Yard Dash
3.97
60 Yard Dash
6.98
Top Speed (MPH)
Vertical Jump
10 Yard Dash
1.70
30 Yard Dash
3.97
60 Yard Dash
6.98
Top Speed (MPH)
Vertical Jump
Texas State Games (Invite-Only)
Sep 22, 2023
Swift
1.75
10-yd
4.06
30-yd
7.20
60-yd
19.7
Run speed (max)
24.2
Jump Height (max)
20.0
Jump Height (avg)
DFW Summer Open
May 30, 2023
Swift
1.70
10-yd
3.97
30-yd
6.98
60-yd
20.4
Run speed (max)

Visual Edge

2023
2022
Edge Score
72.82
Edge Score
64.09
DFW Summer Open
May 30, 2023
Visual Skills
72.82
Edge Score
Fort Worth Preseason ID
Jan 17, 2022
Visual Skills
64.09
Edge Score

Pitch Ai

Notes

Comments

5/30/23

Jonnie Gifford, West Plains (TX), 2024
Positional Profile: C/1B
Body: 6-2, 210-pounds.
Arm Action: RH
FB: T85, 84-85 mph.
SL: 76-78 mph.
CH: 77-78 mph.
ATH: 6.98 runner in the 60. 1.70 and 3.97 10 and 30 yard splits.

5/30/23


Body: 6-2, 210-pounds.
Hit: RHH
Power: 99 max exit velocity, averaged 99 mph. 379' max distance.
Arm: RH. C-78 mph.
Defense: 1.97-2.02 pop times.
ATH: 6.98 runner in the 60. 1.70 and 3.97 10 and 30 yard splits.
Vizual Edge: 72.82 Edge Score

7/28/21

Body: 6-foot-1, 220-pound physically impressive frame with current strength and strong lower half.

Hit: RHH.  At the plate starts with an open stance and athletic posture.  Hands get set at shoulder height tight to the head with relaxed back elbow and slightly wrapped barrel angle.  Uses a leg lift stride to get back to neutral with good weight stack on the inside of the back knee.  Very minimal head movement with explosive swing and good balance throughout.  Has quick hands through the zone and good overall bat speed.  Shows current strength at contact with the hands and showcases future power potential.

Power: 93 mph exit velocity off the tee and 92 mph exit velocity in BP.

Arm: RH.  C-74 mph.  Short arm action with hand working close to the mask with good hand speed. 

Defense: Behind the plate likes to receive with one knee in the dirt.  Shows strong wrists when receiving with minimal head movement and strong hip sway.  Shows good blocking skills with flexibility in the hips and good ability to deaden the ball in front of the body.  Works quickly out of the crouch with hips and feet working very fast.  Showcased pop times ranging from 1.95-2.05 with good carry to the bag.

Run: 5.28 runner to first base.

2/06/21

Positional Profile: C

Body: Physical 6-foot-1, 225-pounds with strength in build.

Hit: RHH. Sets up in square stance with his weight shifted back. Weight shift back into a toe-tap stride. Quick through zone, compact line-drive swing. Contact out front with mid/pull approach, line-drives and fly-balls during BP.

Power: 92 mph exit velocity from the tee and 91 in BP. Shows bat speed.

Arm: RH. C - 75 mph. Short arm action with an over-the-top release slot.

Defense: 1.95-2.07 pop times. Quick transfers and footwork. Adequate receiver with some flexibility and throws around the bag.


11/01/20

Positional Profile: C / 1B
Body: 6-foot, 205-pounds, stocky build, some strength in lower half
Defense: C – 74 mph, 2.14-2.26 second pop times, good defensive actions, quick transfers to throw
Arm: Quick arm, over the top release, mostly accurate throws around the bag
Hit: Right-handed, smooth load, quiet hands, hitterish tendencies at the plate, short and compact swing, quick bat, hard contact during round, contact made out front, exit velocity of 91 mph.
Run: 7.78 second runner in the 60

9/19/20

Solid 6-foot, 203-pound build. The right-handed hitter starts in a balanced, square load with quiet hands. Uses a small leg lift and hand load back to shift his weight before generating a quick level swing through the zone. Made consistent hard contact with line-drives to his mid/pull side during BP. Registered an 87 mph bat-exit velocity, showing some strength and bat speed. Ran a 7.81 60-yard dash. Behind the plate, the primary catcher has developing footwork and exchanges on throws to second. Shows ability to block and above average receiving skills. Throws from a short, high-¾ arm action recording 73 mph throws and pop times ranging from 2.13-2.22 sec.

7/14/20

Jonathan Gifford: C, (2024) Bishop Kelley, OK. 6-foot, 180-pound athletic frame. At the plate, Gifford had an exit velocity of 86 mph. Starts in a balanced stance with a smooth load, then uses a short stride before his swing. Had quick bat speed, simple swing plane and level finish. Found multiple barrels with loud contact. Gap to gap approach. While catching, consistently had pop times of 2.09-2.15, his best recorded velocity during throw downs was clocked at 70 mph; has firm hands, average feet and a developing quick exchange. Some flexibility and quiet setup.Consistent accuracy to the bases, used a high ¾ slot and a short arm action. Clocked a 60 time of 8.08 at the event.

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