Prep Baseball Report

CLASS OF 2025

LHP
1B

Chase
Johnston

Maple Mountain High (HS) • UT
6' 1" • 175LBS
L/L • 17yr 9mo
Travel Team: Mountain West Baseball
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Best Of Stats

Pitching

Fastball

89.4
Velocity (max)
6/02/24
86 - 89
Velo Range
6/02/24
2434
Spin Rate (avg)
6/02/24

Changeup

78 - 79
Velo Range
6/02/24
1666
Spin Rate (avg)
10/30/22

Curveball

73 - 74
Velo Range
6/02/24
2166
Spin Rate (avg)
6/02/24

Slider

73 - 78
Velo Range
7/26/23
2302
Spin Rate (avg)
7/26/23
Power
89.1
Exit Velocity (max)
3/04/23
81.6
Exit Velocity (avg)
7/13/21
309
Distance (max)
3/04/23
73
Sweet Spot %
3/04/23
Hitting
23.3
Hand Speed (max)
3/04/23
73.2
Bat Speed (max)
3/04/23
24.5
Rot. Acc (max)
7/13/21
-
Hard Hit %
Run
7.67
60
7/13/21
-
30-yd
-
10-yd
-
Run speed (max)
Defense
83
INF Velo
6/02/24
-
OF Velo
-
C Velo
-
Pop Time

Positional Tools

2024
2023
2021
Infield Velocity
83.0
Infield Velocity
77.0
60 Yard Dash
7.67
Infield Velocity
73.0
Power / Speed Score
11.5
Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Mar 4, 2023
Position
77
INF Velo
Power Speed Score
Utah Summer Prospect I.D.
Jul 13, 2021
Position
7.67
60-yard
73
INF Velo
Power Speed Score

Hitting

2023
2021
Exit Velocity Max
89.1
Exit Velocity Avg
80.6
Distance Max
309
Distance Avg
229
Launch Angle Avg
22.6
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
88.1
Exit Velocity Avg
81.6
Distance Max
266
Distance Avg
148
Launch Angle Avg
9.1
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Mar 4, 2023
Trackman - Hitting
89.1
Exit Velocity (max)
80.6
Exit Velocity (avg)
229
Distance (avg)
309
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Utah Summer Prospect I.D.
Jul 13, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
88.1
Exit Velocity (max)
81.6
Exit Velocity (avg)
148
Distance (avg)
266
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %

Hitting

2023
2021
Hand Speed Max
23.3
Hand Speed Avg
21.6
Bat Speed Max
73.2
Bat Speed Avg
70.0
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Hand Speed Max
22.6
Hand Speed Avg
21.1
Bat Speed Max
62.3
Bat Speed Avg
60.8
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Mar 4, 2023
Blast - Hitting
23.3
Hand Speed (max)
21.6
Hand Speed (avg)
73.2
Bat Speed (max)
70.0
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Utah Summer Prospect I.D.
Jul 13, 2021
Blast - Hitting
22.6
Hand Speed (max)
21.1
Hand Speed (avg)
62.3
Bat Speed (max)
60.8
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency

Pitching

2024
2023
2022
2021
Fastball
Velocity Max
89.4
Fastball
Velocity Avg
87.6
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
2434
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
27.8
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
73.2
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
2166
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
78.6
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1600
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
Slider
Velocity Avg
75.7
Slider
Spin Rate Avg
1640
Slider
Total Movement Avg
Fastball
Velocity Max
86.4
Fastball
Velocity Avg
83.4
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
2303
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
27.6
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
68.1
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
2012
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
72.6
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1544
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
Slider
Velocity Avg
73.5
Slider
Spin Rate Avg
2273
Slider
Total Movement Avg
Fastball
Velocity Max
84.9
Fastball
Velocity Avg
82.7
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
2159
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
26.1
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
68.6
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
1868
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
76.0
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1469
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
Fastball
Velocity Max
78.9
Fastball
Velocity Avg
75.6
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
1967
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
26.0
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
58.6
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
1621
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
64.4
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1382
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
Slider
Velocity Avg
67.2
Slider
Spin Rate Avg
2073
Slider
Total Movement Avg
2024 ProCase - West
Jun 2, 2024
Trackman - Fastball
89.4
Velocity (max)
86.5 - 88.7
Velo Range
85.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,507
Spin Rate (max)
2,434
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
73.7
Velocity (max)
72.7 - 73.7
Velo Range
71.0
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,204
Spin Rate (max)
2,166
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - Slider
77.8
Velocity (max)
73.6 - 77.8
Velo Range
73.3
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,132
Spin Rate (max)
1,640
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
79.0
Velocity (max)
78.1 - 79.0
Velo Range
76.9
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,635
Spin Rate (max)
1,600
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
2023 PBR Future Games
Jul 26, 2023
Trackman - Fastball
86.4
Velocity (max)
81.9 - 85.1
Velo Range
83.5
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,524
Spin Rate (max)
2,311
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
69.4
Velocity (max)
66.7 - 69.4
Velo Range
66.8
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,078
Spin Rate (max)
2,012
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Slider
78.0
Velocity (max)
72.8 - 75.9
Velo Range
73.3
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,417
Spin Rate (max)
2,302
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Mar 4, 2023
Trackman - Fastball
84.6
Velocity (max)
80.8 - 84.2
Velo Range
83.4
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,393
Spin Rate (max)
2,249
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Slider
72.3
Velocity (max)
67.6 - 72.1
Velo Range
69.8
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,269
Spin Rate (max)
2,146
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
73.7
Velocity (max)
71.8 - 73.4
Velo Range
73.4
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,576
Spin Rate (max)
1,544
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
2022 Utah All-State Games (Invite-Only)
Oct 30, 2022
Trackman - Fastball
84.9
Velocity (max)
82.5 - 84.4
Velo Range
82.8
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,374
Spin Rate (max)
2,219
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
69.4
Velocity (max)
68.0 - 69.0
Velo Range
67.7
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,931
Spin Rate (max)
1,840
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
77.4
Velocity (max)
77.1
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,666
Spin Rate (max)
1,666
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
2022 PBR Future Games
Jul 27, 2022
Trackman - Fastball
84.9
Velocity (max)
81.3 - 83.6
Velo Range
81.0
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,456
Spin Rate (max)
2,140
Spin Rate (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - Curveball
70.6
Velocity (max)
67.6 - 69.6
Velo Range
67.1
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,028
Spin Rate (max)
1,877
Spin Rate (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - ChangeUp
75.4
Velocity (max)
75.0 - 75.4
Velo Range
73.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,374
Spin Rate (max)
1,370
Spin Rate (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Utah Summer Prospect I.D.
Jul 13, 2021
Trackman - Fastball
78.9
Velocity (max)
73.9 - 77.4
Velo Range
74.8
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,095
Spin Rate (max)
1,967
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
59.4
Velocity (max)
58.0 - 59.2
Velo Range
56.9
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,668
Spin Rate (max)
1,621
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Slider
67.2
Velocity (max)
65.7
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,073
Spin Rate (max)
2,073
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - ChangeUp
67.5
Velocity (max)
63.1 - 65.9
Velo Range
63.3
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,141
Spin Rate (max)
1,382
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %

Pitch Scores

2024
2022
2021
Fastball
Hop+
Fastball
Sink+
Fastball
Rise+
Fastball
Hop+
Fastball
Sink+
Fastball
Rise+
Curveball
Hammer+
Curveball
Sweep+
Fastball
Hop+
Fastball
Sink+
Fastball
Rise+
Curveball
Hammer+
Curveball
Sweep+
2024 ProCase - West
Jun 2, 2024
Pitch Scores - Fastball
Hop+
Rise+
Sink+
2022 Utah All-State Games (Invite-Only)
Oct 30, 2022
Pitch Scores - Fastball
Hop+
Rise+
Sink+
Pitch Scores - Curveball
Hammer+
Sweep+
Utah Summer Prospect I.D.
Jul 13, 2021
Pitch Scores - Fastball
Hop+
Rise+
Sink+
Pitch Scores - Curveball
Hammer+
Sweep+
Pitch Scores - Slider
Hammer+
Sweep+

Pitching Velos

2024
2023
2022
2021
Fastball
Velocity Max
89.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
85.5
Curveball
Velocity Avg
72.2
Changeup
Velocity Avg
77.0
Fastball
Velocity Max
86.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
83.0
Curveball
Velocity Avg
67.5
Changeup
Velocity Avg
72.5
Slider
Velocity Avg
72.8
Fastball
Velocity Max
84.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
83.0
Curveball
Velocity Avg
67.0
Slider
Velocity Avg
74.0
Fastball
Velocity Max
80.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
77.5
Curveball
Velocity Avg
59.0
Changeup
Velocity Avg
64.0
National Program Invitational (NPI)
Jun 6, 2024
Pitching
86
Max FB
82 - 85
FB
69 - 73
CB
74 - 77
CH
2024 ProCase - West
Jun 2, 2024
Pitching
89
Max FB
86 - 89
FB
73 - 74
CB
78 - 79
CH
74 - 78
SL
2023 PBR Future Games (Utah Invite)
Jul 26, 2023
Pitching
86
Max FB
82 - 85
FB
66 - 69
CB
73 - 78
SL
Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Mar 4, 2023
Pitching
85
Max FB
81 - 84
FB
72 - 73
CH
68 - 72
SL
2022 Top Prospect Games (Invite-Only)
Jul 12, 2022
Pitching
84
Max FB
82 - 84
FB
66 - 68
CB
74 - 74
SL
Utah Summer Prospect I.D.
Jul 13, 2021
Pitching
80
Max FB
75 - 80
FB
58 - 60
CB
63 - 65
CH

Game Performance

Visual Edge

2023
2022
Edge Score
85.28
Edge Score
73.86

Pitch Ai

2022
Arm Speed
Arm Slot
Knee Extension Velo
Deception
Hip-Shoulder Separation
2022 Top Prospect Games (Invite-Only)
Jul 12, 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)

Notes

Comments

3/10/24
One of the games that I was in attendance, and Johnston a BYU commit and the ace of the #6 ranked team in the state, has been the Golden Eagles ace since his freshman year. The former two-time Prep Baseball Future Games alum, threw a 7 inning stellar performance vs the #3 ranked team in the state, the Dixie Flyers. With a FB ranging from 85-90 mph, the future D1 lefty, had hitters off balance with his adding/subtracting to the FB and his controlled hammer CB for K’s. When he needed a strike, he was able to back door RHH’s and catch the corner for a called strike, and put hitters away with a spotted up FB low and away, as well as swing and misses at the top of the zone. He would then bury the CB just above the dirt for swinging K-3’s. It’s gonna be tough sailing for opposing hitters vs Johnston over the next two years and with continued projections to his stuff, we could be seeing a low 90’s lefty in short order. Congrats to Chase on this week's Pitcher of the Week honors!
3/04/23

Johnston is projecting like top college level pitcher project, as he was 80-84 at the Future Games last July, however as he's filling out and the body/strength are maturing, so has his velocity. The Delivery is the same and he shows deception thru a high glove to kick delivery, that stretches out nicely as he gains momentum down the slope. The FB now plays 83-85 T86, and with continued growth physically and his strength matures into man strength over time, the FB projects nicely into a high 80's to low 90's type LHP, that should garner D1 offers. The CB has quality shape and TQ tilt w/depth, and projects for a harder version CB with added bite as time goes on. The type of arm to project over the next 2-2.5 years, as he just made his 1st start of his sophomore season, and the line score read: IP 5 H 2 R 2 ER 0 BB 0 SO 11. This folks is a D1 arm w/pitchability and with former Utah Tech and BYU pitching coach of a decade, as his head coach at Maple Mountain (Jeremy Thomas), Johnston is in good hands throughout his remaining HS years. 

Johnston will be a returner for the 2023 PBR Future Game in Atlanta on July 26-29 a the PBR L:akePoint Sports Complex!

10/30/22

2022 PBR Future Games

 

Johnston came to the Summer ID in July of 2021 and was in the low to mid 70’s with his FB, but you could tell the arm action and delivery to throw harder, but feeling was it was much further down the road, a credit to Chase, as he came into the 2022 HS season, as a starter in the rotation as a freshman, while being tutored by his new head coach, Jeremy Thomas, who I signed to his professional contract back in the day. Thomas was the pitching coach for over a decade at Dixie State and BYU, so Johnston was learning from a high level instructor. Johnston dominated the competition at the 5A level for Maple Mountain, as he became the ace of the staff, and finished the season with a 7-3 record, 3.31 ERA with 61.1 IP, 55 H, 22 BB and 84 KO’s. The state that stuck out for me was he only allowed 4 unearned runs all spring. That means he has swing and miss stuff and can leave runners stranded and bail out his defense when errors are committed. That’s the competitor stat that I use to see if a pitcher can compete, as well as pitch, with swing and miss stuff. Johnston’s FB was 81-85 at the Future Games and this past weekend was 83-85 with a spin rate of 2,374 which is MLB avg and is why his velocity plays up and misses bats. The CB has downward tilt at 68-71 and the CH 77 has kill spin at a spin of 1,666 to complete a 3 pitch mix. With 3 years of HS, it wouldn’t surprise me if a classification MVP contender is in his future as well as reaching the low 90’s and becoming a serious D1 prospect from the left side of the rubber. 

8/07/22

The #1 pitcher in the 2025 class, showed why at the Future Games, as he threw outstanding in his 2 innings of work. Showing a tall flexible high kick to his delivery, while landing sound out front with a loose, fluid HTQ arm slot. The delivery has the features at clean up over the next 3 years to turn into a D1 prospect. The FB 80-84 has the makings with his loose arm to turn into a 90 mph arm in due time. The CB has OH to TQ shape with depth/bottom. The CH fades with turnover sink and feel. Chase put up a monster year as a freshman ace on the varsity, as he punched out 84 batters in 62 IP with only 22 BB. Winning 7 games as well, Chase didn’t look dazed by the competition at the Future Games and if he stays uncommitted, he will once again be headed to LakePoint in 2023!

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