Prep Baseball Report

CLASS OF 2024

1B
LHP

Nate
Merritt

Prairie (HS) • WA
6' 4" • 218LBS
L/L • 18yr
Travel Team: Premier Baseball Club

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

Best Of Stats

Hitting
24.5
Hand Speed (max)
9/24/23
78.8
Bat Speed (max)
9/24/23
16.3
Rot. Acc (max)
9/24/23
-
Hard Hit %
Power
101.3
Exit Velocity (max)
9/24/23
92.4
Exit Velocity (avg)
9/24/23
384
Distance (max)
9/24/23
67
Sweet Spot %
9/24/23
Run
7.39
60
9/24/23
4.2
30-yd
2/05/23
1.88
10-yd
2/05/23
18.7
Run speed (max)
2/05/23
Defense
85
INF Velo
2/05/23
-
OF Velo
-
C Velo
-
Pop Time
Pitching

Fastball

82
Velocity (max)
9/24/23
77.6 - 81.3
Velo Range
9/24/23
2125
Spin Rate (avg)
2/05/23

Changeup

66 - 75
Velo Range
9/24/23
1941
Spin Rate (avg)
9/24/23

Curveball

66 - 69
Velo Range
2/05/23
2190
Spin Rate (avg)
2/05/23

Positional Tools

2023
Infield Velocity
85.0
Senior Games: Seattle
Sep 24, 2023
Position
78
INF Velo
Power Speed Score
Pacific Northwest Preseason ID
Feb 5, 2023
Position
85
INF Velo
Power Speed Score

Hitting

2023
Exit Velocity Max
101.3
Exit Velocity Avg
89.1
Distance Max
384
Distance Avg
246
Launch Angle Avg
24.2
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Senior Games: Seattle
Sep 24, 2023
Trackman - Hitting
101.3
Exit Velocity (max)
92.4
Exit Velocity (avg)
251
Distance (avg)
384
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Pacific Northwest Preseason ID
Feb 5, 2023
Trackman - Hitting
96.9
Exit Velocity (max)
87.2
Exit Velocity (avg)
243
Distance (avg)
374
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %

Hitting

2023
Hand Speed Max
24.5
Hand Speed Avg
22.4
Bat Speed Max
78.8
Bat Speed Avg
74.2
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Senior Games: Seattle
Sep 24, 2023
Blast - Hitting
24.5
Hand Speed (max)
23.2
Hand Speed (avg)
78.8
Bat Speed (max)
74.5
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Pacific Northwest Preseason ID
Feb 5, 2023
Blast - Hitting
23.3
Hand Speed (max)
21.9
Hand Speed (avg)
76.5
Bat Speed (max)
73.9
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency

Pitching

2023
Fastball
Velocity Max
82.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
78.9
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
2037
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
25.8
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
66.6
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
2113
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
70.4
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1941
Cutter
Velocity Avg
76.9
Cutter
Spin Rate Avg
1878
Cutter
Total Movement Avg
Knuckleball
Velocity Avg
68.0
Knuckleball
Total Movement Avg
Senior Games: Seattle
Sep 24, 2023
Trackman - Fastball
82.0
Velocity (max)
77.6 - 81.3
Velo Range
80.9
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,076
Spin Rate (max)
1,969
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Spin Efficiency % (avg)
Trackman - Curveball
66.3
Velocity (max)
65.0 - 66.3
Velo Range
65.8
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,188
Spin Rate (max)
2,055
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Spin Efficiency % (avg)
Trackman - ChangeUp
74.8
Velocity (max)
66.0 - 74.8
Velo Range
70.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,063
Spin Rate (max)
1,941
Spin Rate (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Spin Efficiency % (avg)
Trackman - Cutter
78.8
Velocity (max)
75.6 - 78.6
Velo Range
77.7
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,918
Spin Rate (max)
1,878
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Spin Efficiency % (avg)
Pacific Northwest Preseason ID
Feb 5, 2023
Trackman - Fastball
79.1
Velocity (max)
77.4 - 78.9
Velo Range
78.2
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,194
Spin Rate (max)
2,125
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Spin Efficiency % (avg)
Trackman - Curveball
68.8
Velocity (max)
66.0 - 68.8
Velo Range
66.2
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,254
Spin Rate (max)
2,190
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Spin Efficiency % (avg)
Trackman - Knuckleball
69.0
Velocity (max)
67.6 - 68.8
Velo Range
66.7
Eff Velocity (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Zone %

Pitch Scores

2023
Fastball
Hop+
Fastball
Sink+
Fastball
Rise+
Pacific Northwest Preseason ID
Feb 5, 2023
Pitch Scores - Fastball
Hop+
Rise+
Sink+

Pitching Velos

2023
Fastball
Velocity Max
82.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
78.8
Curveball
Velocity Avg
66.5
Changeup
Velocity Avg
70.5
Senior Games: Seattle
Sep 24, 2023
Pitching
82
Max FB
78 - 81
FB
65 - 66
CB
66 - 75
CH
Pacific Northwest Preseason ID
Feb 5, 2023
Pitching
79
Max FB
77 - 79
FB
66 - 69
CB
68 - 69
KN

Game Performance

2024
2023
10 Yard Dash
1.88
30 Yard Dash
4.20
60 Yard Dash
7.39
Top Speed (MPH)
Vertical Jump
10 Yard Dash
1.88
30 Yard Dash
4.20
60 Yard Dash
7.39
Top Speed (MPH)
RSi
Vertical Jump
Senior Games: Seattle
Sep 24, 2023
Swift
7.39
60-yd
16.6
Run speed (max)
1.17
RSi (max)
1.56
RSi (avg)
1,594
Jump Power (max)
18.9
Jump Height (max)
18.9
Jump Height (avg)
Pacific Northwest Preseason ID
Feb 5, 2023
Swift
1.88
10-yd
4.20
30-yd
7.48
60-yd
18.7
Run speed (max)
1.75
RSi (max)
1,676
Jump Power (max)
20.4
Jump Height (max)
16.3
Jump Height (avg)

Visual Edge

2023
Edge Score
61.72

Pitch Ai

Notes

News

Comments

9/24/23
Nate Merritt, Prairie (WA), 2024
Positional Profile: 1B/LHP 2-way LHP prospect with good pronation and power to both gaps.
Body: 6-4, 218-pounds. Solid build throughout. Quick levers.
Delivery: Starts tall in back leg from stretch. Puts pressure on inner part of back foot while front leg has close to 45 degree angle. Momentum slightly towards right side of mound. Shoulder opens up early to compensate.
Arm Action: LH. Starts hands low and close to body. Circles arm across backside of his body, and then delivers with 3/4 delivery. Minor pronation. Slight kickup with arm after release.
FB: T82, 78-81 mph. Heavy fastball, works well down and away from hitters. T2076, 1969 average rpm.
CB: 65-66 mph. Stays up, change of pace pitch. T2188, 2055 average rpm.
CH: 66-75 mph. Plus movement down and away from righties. Uses natural pronation well. T2063, 1941 average rpm.
CUT: 76-79 mph.
ATH: 7.39 runner in the 60. Uses long strides for plus 1Bman speed. 18.90 max vertical.
9/24/23
Nate Merritt, Prairie (WA), 2024
Positional Profile: 1B/LHP 2-way LHP prospect with good pronation and power to both gaps.
Body: 6-4, 218-pounds. Solid build throughout. Quick levers.
Hit: LHH. Open stance with weight more on backside. Shifts into further load to back leg, then gets into balanced position with high hand seperation. Fast back knee drive. Hands stay inside the ball throughout the zone. Fast hands and bat speed generate power. Hits ball hard through both gaps, line drive approach. Momentum carries him forward after contact. 74.5 mph bat speed with 14 G's of rotational acceleration.
Power: 101 max exit velocity, averaged 92.4 mph. 384' max distance. Fast hands and knee drive generate deep LC and RC gap shots.
Arm: LH. INF-78 mph. Fields out front but stays in legs with two steps towards target. Whips arm towards target, 3/4 motion. Able to throw on the run accurately.
Defense: Stays low to ground even with big frame. Quick feet to get to the best hop in center of his body. Hands extend out front with quick transfer.
ATH: 7.39 runner in the 60. Uses long strides for plus 1Bman speed. 18.90 max vertical.

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