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CLASS OF 2022

LHP
1B

Hunter
Sipe

Virginia Military Institute
William Byrd (HS) • VA
6' 2" • 190LBS
L/L • 19yr 9mo
Travel Team: Dirtbags Platinum 18U

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Best Of Stats

Pitching

Fastball

80.7
Velocity (max)
10/25/20
79 - 81
Velo Range
6/24/21
2028
Spin Rate (avg)
10/25/20

Changeup

70 - 74
Velo Range
6/24/21
-
Spin Rate (avg)

Curveball

71 - 73
Velo Range
7/08/20
2045
Spin Rate (avg)
10/25/20
Power
75
Exit Velocity (max)
1/26/19
-
Exit Velocity (avg)
-
Distance (max)
-
Sweet Spot %
Run
8.12
60
6/27/20
-
30-yd
-
10-yd
-
Run speed (max)
Defense
77
INF Velo
6/27/20
-
OF Velo
-
C Velo
-
Pop Time

Positional Tools

2020
2019
60 Yard Dash
8.12
Infield Velocity
77.0
60 Yard Dash
8.96
Home to First
4.71
Infield Velocity
66.0
Power / Speed Score
8.4
VA/DC Top Prospect Games West
Jun 25, 2019
Position
8.96
60-yard
63
INF Velo
74
Exit Velo
Preseason All State Session I
Feb 10, 2019
Position
66
INF Velo
4.87
H-1st
71
Exit Velo
Freshmen Free Showcase
Jan 26, 2019
Position
65
INF Velo
75
Exit Velo
4.71
H-1st

Hitting

Hitting

Pitching

2020
Fastball
Velocity Max
80.7
Fastball
Velocity Avg
78.9
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
2028
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
25.7
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
70.0
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
2045
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
VA/DC State Games
Oct 25, 2020
Trackman - Fastball
80.7
Velocity (max)
77.3 - 80.5
Velo Range
76.7
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,182
Spin Rate (max)
2,028
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
70.7
Velocity (max)
68.9 - 70.7
Velo Range
68.2
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,113
Spin Rate (max)
2,045
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %

Pitch Scores

2020
Fastball
Hop+
Fastball
Sink+
Fastball
Rise+
VA/DC State Games
Oct 25, 2020
Pitch Scores - Fastball
Hop+
Rise+
Sink+
Pitch Scores - Curveball
Hammer+
Sweep+

Pitching Velos

2021
2020
2019
Fastball
Velocity Max
82.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
78.2
Curveball
Velocity Avg
68.0
Changeup
Velocity Avg
72.0
Fastball
Velocity Max
81.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
77.7
Curveball
Velocity Avg
69.2
Changeup
Velocity Avg
71.0
Fastball
Velocity Max
71.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
68.0
Curveball
Velocity Avg
57.8
Changeup
Velocity Avg
62.8
PBR Cup
Sep 17, 2021
Pitching
79
Max FB
74 - 79
FB
65 - 69
CB
71 - 73
CH
Mid-Atlantic 17U National Qualifier Heat Sheet
Jun 24, 2021
Pitching
82
Max FB
79 - 81
FB
68 - 70
CB
70 - 74
CH
VA/DC State Games
Oct 25, 2020
Pitching
81
Max FB
78 - 80
FB
68 - 71
CB
16U National Championship
Jul 8, 2020
Pitching
79
Max FB
76 - 77
FB
71 - 73
CB
Scout Day: Dirtbags Virginia
Jun 27, 2020
Pitching
79
Max FB
77 - 78
FB
64 - 68
CB
70 - 72
CH
VA/DC Top Prospect Games West
Jun 25, 2019
Pitching
71
Max FB
66 - 69
FB
60 - 62
CB
Preseason All State Session I
Feb 10, 2019
Pitching
70
Max FB
68 - 70
FB
56 - 58
CB
62 - 65
CH
Freshmen Free Showcase
Jan 26, 2019
Pitching
69
Max FB
66 - 69
FB
55 - 56
CB
61 - 63
CH

Game Performance

Visual Edge

Pitch Ai

Notes

Comments

5/25/21

VA/DC Scout Blog

Sipe has a lanky 6-foot-1 frame with projection left to it. Short outing on the night for the left hander, as he came on in relief for Dean. Hips and shoulders closed moving down the mound. Lands closed and has some crossfire to the delivery. The arm swing is full and throws from a low three-quarter arm slot. The fastball stayed between 76-79 and touched 80 once. The breaking ball sat 69-71 and has some gradual 1/7 break on it. The breaking ball appears to be a tough look from both sides if he cant start it in the right place. The horizontal break on it can get some bad swings and bad contact, but it all depends upon zone placement. Sipe worked three at bats to full counts and lost all of them to walks. He did not allow a hit in his one inning of work and got a ground ball that could have been an inning ending double play if not for an infield error. 

10/25/20

VA/DC State Games

Sipe is 6-1 with an athletic frame that has strength present in the lower half and some projection left to it. In the infield, rounds the ball and fields with a wider base and above average hands, works through ball to a clean exchange, throws from a high three-quarters arm slot, short arm action position velocity was 76. On the mound, he throws from a low three-quarters arm slot, very short loose quick arm action and some effort to his delivery. Crossfire delivery, shoulders are level and closed, lands closed with a fall off finish and hard recoil. Fastball was 78-80, touching 81, pitch has a tough angle and  some late armside run with a bit of sink. Curveball had good armspeed and was 68-71 with gradual 2/8 break to it, pitch has some shape and should tighten into a good one, pairs well with his fastball.

6/25/19

Top Prospect Games West

Sipe is 5-11 with an athletic frame that has plenty of projection left to it. He hits from the left side from a slightly open leaned back athletic stance, short stride on line, short load back into a wrap. Hips rotate completely and he maintains good lower half balance. Keeps hands inside ball, short to contact. Slightly uphill line drive swing, showed a pull approach, exit velocity was 74. In the infield, gets body behind ball and fields with average hands. Works through ball to a clean exchange, throws from a high three-quarters arm slot with a short arm action, infield velocity was 63. On the mound he throws from a low three-quarters arm slot with a short arm action that is free, normal effort to his delivery. Shoulders are closed and uphill, lands on line and falls off at finish. Fastball 66-69, touching 71 has two-plane action with late run being most prevalent. Curveball was 60-62 with some armspeed and gradual 1-7 break.

2/10/19

Preseason All-State I

Young projectable frame at 5-foot-10, 155-pounds. From the windup has a solid balance point and repeatable mechanics. Down and out movement going towards the plate with level shoulders landing slightly closed. Arm circle is short with a clean arm action throwing from a three-quarter arm slot. Fastball sat at 68-70 with distinct arm side run. Curveball had 1/7 shape and Sipe showed feel for it at 56-58 mph. Changeup had fading action at 62-65 mph. Slightly open stance with a toe tap the stride landing on line. Hands are back and bat path is short to the ball with a flat line drive swing. Exit velocity was 71 mph. Feet were active on approach, fielded with solid glove presentation and soft hands, clean exchange to a short arm action with average arm speed and throws from a three-quarter arm slot at 66 mph. Home-1st was 4.87.  

1/26/19

Freshman Free Showcase

Sipe is 5-10 with a lanky frame with a lot of projection left to it. He hits from the left side from a leaned back athletic stance, short stride on line, minimal load, hips rotate with some violence and completely, has good balance to his swing. Simple swing, short to ball, some strength at contact, level line drive swing with some uphill extension, showed good approach working gap to gap, exit velocity was 75. At first, gets body behind ball and fields with average hands, low three-quarters arm slot, position velocity was 65. On the mound, he throws from a three-quarters arm slot with a short free arm action and normal effort. Shoulders uphill and online, lands square with athletic finish. Fastball was 66-69, with sink to it. Curveball was 55-56 with some armspeed gradual 1/7 break. Change-up was 61-63 with some armspeed and fade to it.

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