Makel Butler
Makel Butler
Makel Butler




Poteet (HS) • TX
6-3 • 200LBS • R/R
Travel Team: Dallas Tigers


2020 National

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Projectable, high-waisted, athletic frame at 6-foot-3, 200-pounds. The right-handed hitter loads back with rhythm as he triggers his hands down and uses a slight toe-tap with a short stride. Transfers his weight with balance and has loose hands that work on an upward path through the zone, creating lift and carry during batting practice with a top exit velocity of 84 mph. Smooth footwork on the infield as he approaches the ball with rhythm. Fields the ball with soft hands out front with a wide base, then shuffles in line to his target with an accurate arm and top velocity of 77 mph. Starts the double play with touch and feel, and can throw from a lower slot on the run.

Butler has an athletic, projectable frame at 6-foot-3, 180-pounds. Long stride runner, posted a 7.2-second 60-yard dash. The right-handed hitter starts from a tall, slightly open stance with his hands sitting away from his body. Triggers his hands down and back early as he points the barrel toward the pitcher. Short leg lift, lands square and balanced. Flat path, quick hands, short finish as he throws the head of the barrel through contact. On the infield, Butler has quick footwork, soft hands, clean exchange, flashy actions, and throws from a ¾ slot with a top velocity of 76 mph across the diamond.

06.13.17 - 6-foot-2, 180-pound, athletic, high-waisted, long-limbed frame. At shortstop, Butler has soft hands that play in front, smooth footwork for his long frame, and good rhythm into his fielding position. Clean exchange through the catch as he gathers to throw from a short, low-¾ arm slot at 70 mph across the infield. Butler made a nice barehanded play on a slow roller and shows a lot of upside. Offensively, the right-handed hitter has a tall, athletic setup, triggers his hands back as he loads with an easy, quick leg kick to replace his front foot with balance. Developing power with a flat hand path, solid lower half transfer, line drive approach, loose finish, and an exit velocity of 81 mph.

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