Prep Baseball Report

CLASS OF 2025

SS
RHP

Gage
Strucko

Briar Woods (HS) • VA
6' 0" • 162.5LBS
R/R • 17yr 4mo
Travel Team: Richmond Braves

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2025 National

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Positional Tools Velos / Pop
TrackMan Hitting
Blast
TrackMan Pitching
Pitch Scores
Pitching Velos
Swift
Visual Edge
News
Comments
Contact

Best Of Stats

Hitting
22.7
Hand Speed (max)
6/18/24
73.1
Bat Speed (max)
6/18/24
14.6
Rot. Acc (max)
6/18/24
-
Hard Hit %
Power
95.2
Exit Velocity (max)
6/18/24
88.9
Exit Velocity (avg)
6/18/24
360
Distance (max)
6/05/23
89
Sweet Spot %
11/06/21
Run
7.08
60
6/18/24
3.94
30-yd
2/11/24
1.69
10-yd
2/11/24
19.8
Run speed (max)
6/18/24
Defense
90
INF Velo
2/11/24
72
OF Velo
10/30/21
-
C Velo
-
Pop Time
Pitching

Fastball

86.3
Velocity (max)
2/11/24
85 - 86.3
Velo Range
2/11/24
2188
Spin Rate (avg)
6/18/24

Changeup

75.7 - 77.5
Velo Range
2/11/24
1707
Spin Rate (avg)
6/05/23

Curveball

70 - 73
Velo Range
6/22/23
2003
Spin Rate (avg)
11/06/21

Slider

73 - 75
Velo Range
6/14/23
2283
Spin Rate (avg)
6/18/24

Positional Tools

2024
2023
2022
2021
2020
60 Yard Dash
7.08
Infield Velocity
90.0
Power / Speed Score
13.4
60 Yard Dash
7.13
Infield Velocity
86.0
Power / Speed Score
13.2
60 Yard Dash
7.17
Home to First
4.12
Infield Velocity
77.0
Power / Speed Score
12.3
60 Yard Dash
7.58
Infield Velocity
69.0
Outfield Velocity
72.0
Power / Speed Score
10.1
60 Yard Dash
8.28
Home to First
5.03
Infield Velocity
65.0
Power / Speed Score
9.4
2024 VA/DC State Games
Jun 18, 2024
Position
7.08
60-yard
86
INF Velo
95
Exit Velo
Power Speed Score
2023 Virginia/DC State Games
Jun 19, 2023
Position
7.13
60-yard
83
INF Velo
90
Exit Velo
Power Speed Score
Scout Day: Snyder Bucks
Jun 5, 2023
Position
7.16
60-yard
86
INF Velo
94
Exit Velo
Power Speed Score
Scout Day: Snyder Bucks
Sep 3, 2022
Position
7.17
60-yard
88
Exit Velo
Power Speed Score
2022 Virginia/DC State Games (Underclass)
Jun 21, 2022
Position
7.37
60-yard
74
INF Velo
83
Exit Velo
Power Speed Score
Preseason All State Session II - NOVA
Feb 19, 2022
Position
77
INF Velo
4.12
H-1st
81
Exit Velo
Virginia/Maryland State Games
Nov 6, 2021
Position
7.71
60-yard
65
INF Velo
77
Exit Velo
Power Speed Score
Scout Day: Snyder Bucks
Oct 30, 2021
Position
7.58
60-yard
69
INF Velo
72
OF Velo
79
Exit Velo
MD Junior Future Trials
Feb 14, 2021
Position
7.95
60-yard
66
INF Velo
72
Exit Velo
PBR Junior Future Games
Jul 29, 2020
Position
8.28
60-yard
65
INF Velo
65
Exit Velo
Maryland Western Trials
Jul 8, 2020
Position
8.47
60-yard
60
INF Velo
78
Exit Velo
Freshmen Free Showcase
Jan 25, 2020
Position
65
INF Velo
5.03
H-1st
63
Exit Velo

Hitting

2024
2023
2022
2021
Exit Velocity Max
95.2
Exit Velocity Avg
87.2
Distance Max
349
Distance Avg
250
Launch Angle Avg
23.6
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
94.4
Exit Velocity Avg
82.8
Distance Max
360
Distance Avg
233
Launch Angle Avg
24.2
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
87.9
Exit Velocity Avg
75.4
Distance Max
324
Distance Avg
201
Launch Angle Avg
21.0
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
76.9
Exit Velocity Avg
73.4
Distance Max
235
Distance Avg
165
Launch Angle Avg
14.9
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
2024 VA/DC State Games
Jun 18, 2024
Trackman - Hitting
95.2
Exit Velocity (max)
88.9
Exit Velocity (avg)
270
Distance (avg)
349
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
2024 VA/DC Preseason All State Session II - NOVA
Feb 11, 2024
Trackman - Hitting
92.1
Exit Velocity (max)
86.1
Exit Velocity (avg)
223
Distance (avg)
318
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
2023 Mid-Atlantic State Games
Nov 4, 2023
Trackman - Hitting
92.1
Exit Velocity (max)
84.2
Exit Velocity (avg)
203
Distance (avg)
323
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
2023 Virginia/DC State Games
Jun 19, 2023
Trackman - Hitting
89.5
Exit Velocity (max)
80.0
Exit Velocity (avg)
252
Distance (avg)
340
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Scout Day: Snyder Bucks
Jun 5, 2023
Trackman - Hitting
94.4
Exit Velocity (max)
84.4
Exit Velocity (avg)
250
Distance (avg)
360
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Scout Day: Snyder Bucks
Sep 3, 2022
Trackman - Hitting
87.9
Exit Velocity (max)
79.6
Exit Velocity (avg)
265
Distance (avg)
324
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
2022 Virginia/DC State Games (Underclass)
Jun 21, 2022
Trackman - Hitting
82.8
Exit Velocity (max)
74.4
Exit Velocity (avg)
196
Distance (avg)
258
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Preseason All State Session II - NOVA
Feb 19, 2022
Trackman - Hitting
81.0
Exit Velocity (max)
73.1
Exit Velocity (avg)
163
Distance (avg)
230
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Virginia/Maryland State Games
Nov 6, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
76.9
Exit Velocity (max)
73.4
Exit Velocity (avg)
165
Distance (avg)
235
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %

Hitting

2024
2023
2022
2021
Hand Speed Max
22.7
Hand Speed Avg
20.6
Bat Speed Max
73.1
Bat Speed Avg
70.0
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Hand Speed Max
21.4
Hand Speed Avg
19.5
Bat Speed Max
70.4
Bat Speed Avg
65.9
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Hand Speed Max
21.6
Hand Speed Avg
19.5
Bat Speed Max
68.0
Bat Speed Avg
62.1
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Hand Speed Max
19.7
Hand Speed Avg
18.4
Bat Speed Max
64.8
Bat Speed Avg
63.2
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
2024 VA/DC State Games
Jun 18, 2024
Blast - Hitting
22.7
Hand Speed (max)
21.0
Hand Speed (avg)
73.1
Bat Speed (max)
71.0
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
2024 VA/DC Preseason All State Session II - NOVA
Feb 11, 2024
Blast - Hitting
21.8
Hand Speed (max)
20.1
Hand Speed (avg)
71.3
Bat Speed (max)
69.1
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
2023 Mid-Atlantic State Games
Nov 4, 2023
Blast - Hitting
21.4
Hand Speed (max)
19.4
Hand Speed (avg)
70.4
Bat Speed (max)
65.8
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
2023 Virginia/DC State Games
Jun 19, 2023
Blast - Hitting
20.7
Hand Speed (max)
19.6
Hand Speed (avg)
69.1
Bat Speed (max)
66.0
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Scout Day: Snyder Bucks
Sep 3, 2022
Blast - Hitting
20.3
Hand Speed (max)
19.4
Hand Speed (avg)
68.0
Bat Speed (max)
64.7
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
2022 Virginia/DC State Games (Underclass)
Jun 21, 2022
Blast - Hitting
20.1
Hand Speed (max)
18.4
Hand Speed (avg)
63.4
Bat Speed (max)
61.5
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Preseason All State Session II - NOVA
Feb 19, 2022
Blast - Hitting
21.6
Hand Speed (max)
21.0
Hand Speed (avg)
63.0
Bat Speed (max)
60.1
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Virginia/Maryland State Games
Nov 6, 2021
Blast - Hitting
19.7
Hand Speed (max)
18.4
Hand Speed (avg)
64.8
Bat Speed (max)
63.2
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency

Pitching

2024
2023
2022
2021
Fastball
Velocity Max
86.3
Fastball
Velocity Avg
84.7
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
2137
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
25.2
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
76.7
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1426
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
Slider
Velocity Avg
70.6
Slider
Spin Rate Avg
2246
Slider
Total Movement Avg
Fastball
Velocity Max
81.6
Fastball
Velocity Avg
81.0
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
1796
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
22.2
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
74.3
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1707
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
Slider
Velocity Avg
72.5
Slider
Spin Rate Avg
2200
Slider
Total Movement Avg
Fastball
Velocity Max
75.3
Fastball
Velocity Avg
72.9
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
1887
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
25.9
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
61.6
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
1955
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
65.2
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1620
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
Fastball
Velocity Max
70.7
Fastball
Velocity Avg
69.2
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
1636
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
23.6
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
59.7
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
1961
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
60.7
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1659
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
2024 VA/DC State Games
Jun 18, 2024
Trackman - Fastball
85.2
Velocity (max)
83.5 - 84.8
Velo Range
83.9
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,374
Spin Rate (max)
2,188
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Spin Efficiency % (avg)
Trackman - Slider
72.4
Velocity (max)
69.6 - 72.1
Velo Range
69.1
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,357
Spin Rate (max)
2,283
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Spin Efficiency % (avg)
2024 VA/DC Preseason All State Session II - NOVA
Feb 11, 2024
Trackman - Fastball
86.3
Velocity (max)
85.0 - 86.3
Velo Range
86.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,092
Spin Rate (max)
2,058
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Spin Efficiency % (avg)
Trackman - Slider
73.8
Velocity (max)
67.1 - 73.0
Velo Range
69.5
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,194
Spin Rate (max)
2,164
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Spin Efficiency % (avg)
Trackman - ChangeUp
77.5
Velocity (max)
75.7 - 77.5
Velo Range
77.0
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,535
Spin Rate (max)
1,426
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Spin Efficiency % (avg)
Scout Day: Snyder Bucks
Jun 5, 2023
Trackman - Fastball
81.6
Velocity (max)
80.5 - 81.4
Velo Range
77.4
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,901
Spin Rate (max)
1,796
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Spin Efficiency % (avg)
Trackman - Slider
73.4
Velocity (max)
71.1 - 73.4
Velo Range
69.5
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,263
Spin Rate (max)
2,200
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Spin Efficiency % (avg)
Trackman - ChangeUp
75.4
Velocity (max)
72.7 - 75.4
Velo Range
71.9
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,787
Spin Rate (max)
1,707
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Spin Efficiency % (avg)
2022 Virginia/DC State Games (Underclass)
Jun 21, 2022
Trackman - Fastball
75.3
Velocity (max)
71.8 - 73.8
Velo Range
73.5
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,984
Spin Rate (max)
1,916
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
68.9
Velocity (max)
65.0 - 68.6
Velo Range
66.5
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,248
Spin Rate (max)
1,988
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Preseason All State Session II - NOVA
Feb 19, 2022
Trackman - Fastball
74.7
Velocity (max)
72.0 - 74.2
Velo Range
74.3
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,884
Spin Rate (max)
1,799
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
58.9
Velocity (max)
56.5 - 58.5
Velo Range
56.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,010
Spin Rate (max)
1,929
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - ChangeUp
65.6
Velocity (max)
64.9 - 65.6
Velo Range
65.5
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,634
Spin Rate (max)
1,620
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Virginia/Maryland State Games
Nov 6, 2021
Trackman - Fastball
70.7
Velocity (max)
68.7 - 70.1
Velo Range
67.3
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,718
Spin Rate (max)
1,629
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
60.8
Velocity (max)
2,003
Spin Rate (max)
2,003
Spin Rate (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Scout Day: Snyder Bucks
Oct 30, 2021
Trackman - Fastball
70.0
Velocity (max)
67.8 - 69.8
Velo Range
69.1
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,721
Spin Rate (max)
1,653
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
58.6
Velocity (max)
58.3
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,919
Spin Rate (max)
1,919
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - ChangeUp
60.7
Velocity (max)
61.0
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,659
Spin Rate (max)
1,659
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)

Pitch Scores

2024
Fastball
Hop+
Fastball
Sink+
Fastball
Rise+
Slider
Hammer+
Slider
Sweep+
2024 VA/DC State Games
Jun 18, 2024
Pitch Scores - Fastball
Hop+
Rise+
Sink+
Pitch Scores - Slider
Hammer+
Sweep+

Pitching Velos

2024
2023
2022
2021
2020
Fastball
Velocity Max
86.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
85.0
Changeup
Velocity Avg
76.5
Slider
Velocity Avg
70.5
Fastball
Velocity Max
83.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
81.3
Changeup
Velocity Avg
73.5
Slider
Velocity Avg
73.0
Fastball
Velocity Max
75.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
73.2
Curveball
Velocity Avg
67.0
Changeup
Velocity Avg
65.5
Fastball
Velocity Max
71.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
68.5
Curveball
Velocity Avg
59.8
Changeup
Velocity Avg
61.8
Fastball
Velocity Max
69.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
64.5
Curveball
Velocity Avg
58.5
Changeup
Velocity Avg
58.0
2024 VA/DC State Games
Jun 18, 2024
Pitching
85
Max FB
84 - 85
FB
70 - 72
SL
2024 VA/DC Preseason All State Session II - NOVA
Feb 11, 2024
Pitching
86
Max FB
85 - 86
FB
76 - 77
CH
67 - 73
SL
16U National Championship
Jun 22, 2023
Pitching
84
Max FB
80 - 83
FB
70 - 73
CB
MAPI Heat Sheet
Jun 14, 2023
Pitching
83
Max FB
81 - 83
FB
73 - 73
CH
73 - 75
SL
Scout Day: Snyder Bucks
Jun 5, 2023
Pitching
82
Max FB
81 - 81
FB
73 - 75
CH
71 - 73
SL
Preseason All State Session II - NOVA
Feb 19, 2022
Pitching
75
Max FB
72 - 75
FB
65 - 69
CB
65 - 66
CH
Virginia/Maryland State Games
Nov 6, 2021
Pitching
71
Max FB
68 - 70
FB
60 - 61
CB
Scout Day: Snyder Bucks
Oct 30, 2021
Pitching
70
Max FB
68 - 70
FB
58 - 59
CB
60 - 61
CH
MD Junior Future Trials
Feb 14, 2021
Pitching
68
Max FB
67 - 68
FB
60 - 61
CB
62 - 64
CH
PBR Junior Future Games
Jul 29, 2020
Pitching
69
Max FB
66 - 68
FB
57 - 58
CB
Maryland Western Trials
Jul 8, 2020
Pitching
67
Max FB
64 - 66
FB
57 - 60
CB
57 - 60
CH
Freshmen Free Showcase
Jan 25, 2020
Pitching
62
Max FB
61 - 62
FB
59 - 60
CB
56 - 59
CH

Game Performance

2024
2023
10 Yard Dash
1.70
30 Yard Dash
3.94
60 Yard Dash
7.08
Top Speed (MPH)
Vertical Jump
10 Yard Dash
1.73
30 Yard Dash
3.96
60 Yard Dash
7.13
Top Speed (MPH)
2024 VA/DC State Games
Jun 18, 2024
Swift
1.76
10-yd
3.97
30-yd
7.08
60-yd
19.8
Run speed (max)
2024 VA/DC Preseason All State Session II - NOVA
Feb 11, 2024
Swift
1.69
10-yd
3.94
30-yd
18.2
Run speed (max)
29.0
Jump Height (max)
2023 Virginia/DC State Games
Jun 19, 2023
Swift
1.73
10-yd
3.96
30-yd
7.13
60-yd
19.3
Run speed (max)
Scout Day: Snyder Bucks
Jun 5, 2023
Swift
7.16
60-yd
17.1
Run speed (max)
Scout Day: Snyder Bucks
Sep 3, 2022
Swift
1.68
10-yd
3.94
30-yd
7.17
60-yd
19.0
Run speed (max)
8.3
Run Speed (avg)

Visual Edge

2024
2023
Edge Score
81.34
Edge Score
81.85

Pitch Ai

Notes

Comments

2/11/24
Gage Strucko, Briar Woods (VA), 2025
Positional Profile: SS/RHP
Body: 6-0, 170-pounds. Lean, athletic frame.
Hit: RHH. Quiet, slightly open setup. Quick, slightly uphill barrel path. 69.1 mph bat speed with 9 G's of rotational acceleration.
Power: 92 max exit velocity, averaged 86.1 mph. 318' max distance.
Arm: RH. INF-90 mph. Strong, quick arm action.
Defense: Natural hands, with athletic footwork.
ATH: 1.69 and 3.94 in the 10 and 30 yard splits. 29.00 max vertical.
2/11/24
Gage Strucko, Briar Woods (VA), 2025
Positional Profile: SS/RHP
Body: 6-0, 170-pounds. Lean, athletic frame.
Delivery: Controlled delivery with normal effort. Has a balanced finish.
Arm Action: RH. Full arm action from H 3/4 slot.
FB: T86, 85-86 mph. Fastball has late life. T2092, 2058 average rpm.
SL: 67-73 mph. Slider has sharp break with depth. T2194, 2164 average rpm.
CH: 76-77 mph. Changeup has diving action. T1535, 1426 average rpm.
ATH: 1.69 and 3.94 in the 10 and 30 yard splits. 29.00 max vertical.
11/04/23
Gage Strucko, Briar Woods (VA), 2025
Positional Profile: SS/2B
Body: 6-1, 160-pounds. Wiry, athletic frame.
Hit: RHH. Quiet, balanced setup. Whippy, uphill barrel path. 65.8 mph bat speed with 7 G's of rotational acceleration.
Power: 92 max exit velocity, averaged 84.2 mph. 323' max distance.
Arm: RH. INF-79 mph. Short, quick arm action.
Defense: Natural hands, with fluid footwork.
6/21/22

5-foot-11, 153-pound lanky projectable frame. Projectable during batting practice, the right-handed hitter had a max exit velocity of 83 mph. (61.5 mph bat speed average). (18.4 mph hand speed average). Starts in a balanced athletic stance with a quick active load, then uses a short small leg kick. Has a short upward swing plane and good extension on his balanced finish. Found some barrels with loud contact. Up the middle approach. Smooth projectable in the infield, recorded a position velocity of 74 mph; has sure consistent hands, a clean fluid exchange, and athletic in control feet. Laterally, movements were athletic and fielded the ball out front. Showed a quick compact arm action and a high ¾ slot. In the 60-yard dash, his time was 7.37. On the mound, has a high ¾ arm angle and consistent arm speed. Tilt-and-topple type pitcher and shows easy effort. Showed a strong balance point. Threw his fastball 72-74 mph and topped out at 75 mph; has deceiving action and command down in the zone. (Max spin 1983; Avg 1915). Had gradual action on his 12/6 curveball (65-69). (Max spin 2247; Avg 1987).

2/14/21

Maryland Junior Future Trials

Body: 5’10”, 143 pounds. Athletic body type. 
Hit: RHH. Hits from a balanced, slightly open stance at the plate. Smooth back load with solid hand separation and a shorter stride. Gets uphill through contact and stays behind the ball well with solid balance throughout. Creates solid extension through contact with some lower half involvement and a smooth middle of the field line drive approach. 
Power: 72 mph exit velocity during BP per TrackMan. 
Arm: RH. INF - 66 mph. Throws with short arm action from a high three-quarter slot. 
Defense: Fields the ball in closer to the body with quick, active feet. Quick, clean exchanges with solid momentum towards the target. Solid range side to side with fluid actions. 
Run: 7.95 60-Yard Time.

7/08/20

Maryland Western Trials

Body: 5’8’’, 127 pounds. Athletic frame. 
Hit: RHH. Hits from a balanced, square stance at the plate. Quiet load and short stride. Short to the ball with a slightly uphill swing path. Stays behind the ball well with good balance throughout the swing. Two-handed finish with a tendency to stop it short after contact. 
Power: 78 mph exit velocity during BP per TrackMan.
Arm: RH. INF - 60 mph. Throws with short arm action from a low three-quarter slot. 
Defense: Plays through the ball in the infield and fields it out in front from an athletic set-up. Showed soft hands and quick, clean exchanges. 
Run: 8.47 60-yard time.

Delivery: Wide side-step wind-up and high leg kick to a tall, compact balance position. Clean hand separation and with a drop and drive delivery. Lands in-line to the plate and gets over front side some with a slightly upright finish. Repeatable mechanics with extension through release. 
Arm Action: RH. Throws with long arm action from a low to mid three-quarter slot with easy effort. 
FB: T67 mph, 64-66 mph. Average spin rate of 1463 rpm. 
CB: 57-60 mph. Small 12/6 shape with an average spin rate of 1218 rpm. 
CH: 57-60 mph. Slight fade.

1/25/20

Freshman Free Showcase

Positional Profile: 2B/SS/RHP
Body: 5’4’’, 110 pounds. Athletic
Hit: RHH. Balanced, athletic, slightly open stance with a wider base. Quiet, minimal stride, hands preloaded. Short to the ball with a slightly uphill bat path. Quick hands, and gets good extension through contact with solid lower half involvement. Stays behind the ball well, two handed finish. Line drive type hitter with a very nice middle of the field approach. Used the whole field well during BP rounds. 
Power: 63 mph exit velocity from the tee.
Arm: RH. INF - 65 mph. Throws with short arm action form a mid three-quarter slot. 
Defense: Works through the ball in the infield fielding it out in front from an athletic base. Showed really quick, clean exchanges and keeps feet active working towards the target.
Run: 5.03 home-to-first time.
Delivery: Side-step wind-up and leg kick into a tall, compact balance point. Down-to-out lower half drive off the rubber. Lands in-line with home plate. Athletic follow through with a slightly upright finish. 
Arm Action: RH. Quick, straight back arm action throwing from a high three-quarter slot with easy effort. 
FB: T62 mph, 61-62 mph.
CB: 59-60 mph.
CH: 56-59 mph.

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