Braxton Pope
Braxton Pope
Braxton Pope
Braxton Pope
Braxton Pope

CLASS OF 2024

1B
RHP

Braxton
Pope

Mechanicsville (HS) • VA
5-11 • 180LBS • R/R
Travel Team: Richmond Braves

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Best Of Stats

Hitting
25.3
Hand Speed (max)
3/06/21
75.3
Bat Speed (max)
3/06/21
27
Rot. Acc (max)
3/06/21
-
Hard Hit %
Power
97
Exit Velocity (max)
3/06/21
87.1
Exit Velocity (avg)
11/06/21
315
Distance (max)
10/24/21
36
Sweet Spot %
3/06/21
Run
7.44
60-yard
3/06/21
-
30-yd
-
10-yd
-
Run speed (max)
Defense
83
INF Velo
3/06/21
-
OF Velo
59
C Velo
8/18/19
2.38 - 2.49
Pop Time
8/18/19
Pitching

Fastball

83
Velocity (max)
6/23/22
80 - 83
Velo Range
6/23/22
2296
Spin Rate (avg)
3/06/21

Changeup

77 - 78
Velo Range
3/06/21
1704
Spin Rate (avg)
3/06/21

Curveball

73 - 76
Velo Range
6/23/22
2390
Spin Rate (avg)
3/06/21

Slider

65.7 - 70.1
Velo Range
11/06/21
2022
Spin Rate (avg)
11/06/21

Positional Tools

2021
2020
2019
60 Yard Dash
7.44
Infield Velocity
83.0
Power / Speed Score
13.0
60 Yard Dash
7.44
Infield Velocity
77.0
Power / Speed Score
12.1
60 Yard Dash
7.96
Pop Time
2.38 - 2.49
Catcher Velocity
59.0
Infield Velocity
66.0
Virginia/Maryland State Games
Nov 6, 2021
Position
7.47
60-yard
79
INF Velo
95
Exit Velo
Scout Day: Richmond Braves
Oct 24, 2021
Position
7.69
60-yard
76
INF Velo
93
Exit Velo
Preseason All-State East
Mar 6, 2021
Position
7.44
60-yard
83
INF Velo
97
Exit Velo
Scout Day: Richmond Braves
Nov 15, 2020
Position
7.44
60-yard
77
INF Velo
90
Exit Velo
Scout Day: VA Seminoles
Aug 18, 2019
Position
7.96
60-yard
2.38 - 2.49
Pop Time
66
INF Velo
59
C Velo

Hitting

2021
Exit Velocity Max
97.0
Exit Velocity Avg
82.7
Distance Max
315
Distance Avg
177
Launch Angle Avg
20.9
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Virginia/Maryland State Games
Nov 6, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
95.4
Exit Velocity (max)
87.1
Exit Velocity (avg)
131
Distance (avg)
311
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Scout Day: Richmond Braves
Oct 24, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
92.8
Exit Velocity (max)
82.0
Exit Velocity (avg)
229
Distance (avg)
315
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Preseason All-State East
Mar 6, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
97.0
Exit Velocity (max)
80.8
Exit Velocity (avg)
159
Distance (avg)
284
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Scout Day: Richmond Braves
Nov 15, 2020
Trackman - Hitting
90.0
Exit Velocity (max)
78.1
Exit Velocity (avg)
244
Distance (avg)
314
Distance (max)
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %

Hitting

2021
2020
Hand Speed Max
25.3
Hand Speed Avg
22.5
Bat Speed Max
75.3
Bat Speed Avg
72.3
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Hand Speed Max
23.7
Hand Speed Avg
22.0
Bat Speed Max
69.8
Bat Speed Avg
67.6
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Virginia/Maryland State Games
Nov 6, 2021
Blast - Hitting
22.9
Hand Speed (max)
21.9
Hand Speed (avg)
75.3
Bat Speed (max)
73.3
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Scout Day: Richmond Braves
Oct 24, 2021
Blast - Hitting
23.8
Hand Speed (max)
21.8
Hand Speed (avg)
73.7
Bat Speed (max)
71.4
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Preseason All-State East
Mar 6, 2021
Blast - Hitting
25.3
Hand Speed (max)
23.6
Hand Speed (avg)
75.3
Bat Speed (max)
72.1
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Scout Day: Richmond Braves
Nov 15, 2020
Blast - Hitting
23.7
Hand Speed (max)
22.0
Hand Speed (avg)
69.8
Bat Speed (max)
67.6
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency

Pitching

2021
2020
Fastball
Velocity Max
82.8
Fastball
Velocity Avg
80.8
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
2243
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
27.8
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
66.7
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
2276
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
72.2
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1617
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
Slider
Velocity Avg
67.9
Slider
Spin Rate Avg
2022
Slider
Total Movement Avg
Fastball
Velocity Max
75.4
Fastball
Velocity Avg
74.2
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
2146
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
28.9
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
63.2
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
2138
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Virginia/Maryland State Games
Nov 6, 2021
Trackman - Fastball
81.2
Velocity (max)
79.7 - 81.0
Velo Range
78.3
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,292
Spin Rate (max)
2,214
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Slider
70.8
Velocity (max)
65.7 - 70.1
Velo Range
66.2
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,290
Spin Rate (max)
2,022
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Scout Day: Richmond Braves
Oct 24, 2021
Trackman - Fastball
80.7
Velocity (max)
79.6 - 80.6
Velo Range
76.5
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,303
Spin Rate (max)
2,238
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
67.7
Velocity (max)
66.9 - 67.7
Velo Range
64.3
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,107
Spin Rate (max)
2,046
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
67.2
Velocity (max)
66.8 - 67.2
Velo Range
64.3
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,619
Spin Rate (max)
1,530
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Preseason All-State East
Mar 6, 2021
Trackman - Fastball
82.8
Velocity (max)
81.3 - 82.8
Velo Range
79.3
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,362
Spin Rate (max)
2,296
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
68.8
Velocity (max)
65.2 - 68.1
Velo Range
63.0
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,500
Spin Rate (max)
2,390
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
77.9
Velocity (max)
76.8 - 77.9
Velo Range
75.4
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,839
Spin Rate (max)
1,704
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Scout Day: Richmond Braves
Nov 15, 2020
Trackman - Fastball
75.4
Velocity (max)
73.5 - 75.0
Velo Range
72.0
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,208
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 - Curveball
63.8
Velocity (max)
62.7 - 63.6
Velo Range
60.7
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,251
Spin Rate (max)
2,138
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)

Pitch Scores

2021
2020
Fastball
Hop+
Fastball
Sink+
Fastball
Rise+
Curveball
Hammer+
Curveball
Sweep+
Slider
Hammer+
Slider
Sweep+
Fastball
Hop+
Fastball
Sink+
Fastball
Rise+
Curveball
Hammer+
Curveball
Sweep+
Virginia/Maryland State Games
Nov 6, 2021
Pitch Scores - Fastball
Hop+
Rise+
Sink+
Pitch Scores - Slider
Hammer+
Sweep+
Preseason All-State East
Mar 6, 2021
Pitch Scores - Fastball
Hop+
Rise+
Sink+
Pitch Scores - Curveball
Hammer+
Sweep+
Scout Day: Richmond Braves
Nov 15, 2020
Pitch Scores - Fastball
Hop+
Rise+
Sink+
Pitch Scores - Curveball
Hammer+
Sweep+

Pitching Velos

2022
2021
2020
2019
Fastball
Velocity Max
83.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
80.5
Curveball
Velocity Avg
72.0
Fastball
Velocity Max
83.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
79.4
Curveball
Velocity Avg
65.0
Changeup
Velocity Avg
70.4
Slider
Velocity Avg
65.8
Fastball
Velocity Max
78.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
75.0
Curveball
Velocity Avg
62.8
Fastball
Velocity Max
67.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
65.0
Curveball
Velocity Avg
51.0
PBR VA/DC 16U Championship Heat Sheet
Jul 6, 2022
Pitching
83
Max FB
78 - 81
FB
69 - 70
CB
16U National Championship
Jun 23, 2022
Pitching
83
Max FB
80 - 83
FB
73 - 76
CB
Virginia/Maryland State Games
Nov 6, 2021
Pitching
81
Max FB
79 - 81
FB
66 - 70
SL
Scout Day: Richmond Braves
Oct 24, 2021
Pitching
81
Max FB
80 - 81
FB
67 - 68
CB
66 - 67
CH
15U National Championship
Jul 22, 2021
Pitching
81
Max FB
77 - 80
FB
58 - 60
CB
66 - 70
CH
62 - 65
SL
14u/15u Mid-Atlantic Qualifier Heat Sheet
Jul 15, 2021
Pitching
80
Max FB
74 - 78
FB
64 - 69
CB
68 - 71
CH
Preseason All-State East
Mar 6, 2021
Pitching
83
Max FB
81 - 83
FB
65 - 69
CB
77 - 78
CH
Scout Day: Richmond Braves
Nov 15, 2020
Pitching
75
Max FB
73 - 75
FB
63 - 64
CB
Scout Day: VA Seminoles
Aug 18, 2019
Pitching
67
Max FB
64 - 66
FB
50 - 52
CB

Game Performance

Visual Edge

Pitch Ai

Notes

Comments

11/07/21

VA/MD State Games

5-foot-11, 180-pound solid sturdy frame. Confident projectable during batting practice, the right-handed hitter recorded an exit velocity of 95 mph. (73.3 mph bat speed average). (21.9 mph hand speed average). Starts in a strong active stance with a compact load, then uses a big leg kick. Bat speed was present explosive, had a short uphill swing plane and high finish. Had loud contact and found multiple barrels. Aggressive approach. Capable confident while in the infield, registered his best throw across the diamond at 79 mph; has a natural exchange, consistent fluid feet, and firm hands. Laterally, movements were quick and fielded the ball out front. Had an-over-the-top slot and a longer quick arm action with decent accuracy to the bag. Clocked a time of 7.47 in the 60-yard dash. On the mound, used a compact consistent arm action and a high ¾ arm angle while showing consistent arm speed. Tilt-and-topple type pitcher who shows some effort. Balance point is tall with an even shoulders during delivery. Lands square with balanced finish. Produced a fastball that came in at 79-81 mph; showed slight sinking action and command decent around the zone with heavy movement. (Max spin 2292; Avg 2214). Has a 10/4 slider (66-70) that shows late action and occasional down in the zone control. (Max spin 2289; Avg 2022).

3/06/21

PreSeason All-State East

Pope is 5-11 with an athletic frame that has strength present and some projection left to it. He hits from the right side from an open balanced athletic stance, leg kick stride on line, short load up and back to a slight wrap. Hips rotate with some violence and he maintains some lower half balance. Hands stay inside, quick to the ball, slightly uphill line drive swing path, strong at contact with extension through the ball, showed a good approach working gap to gap, generates power to all fields, exit velocity was 97. In the infield, gets body behind the ball and fields with average hands, works through the ball to a clean exchange, throws from a three-quarters arm slot, short quick arm action, position velocity was 83. Ran a 7.44 60 yard dash. On the mound, he throws from a high three-quarters arm slot, short free arm action and some effort to his delivery. Drop and drive delivery, shoulders are uphill and closed, lands closed with a slight fall off finish. Fastball was 81-83, with some downward angle and a bit of late armside run to it. Curveball was 65-69 with good armspeed and sharp 11/5 break to it. Change-up was 77-78 with good armspeed and some late run to it.

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