Leewood Molessa
Leewood Molessa
Leewood Molessa
Leewood Molessa
Leewood Molessa
Leewood Molessa
Leewood Molessa

CLASS OF 2022

1B
RHP

Leewood
Molessa

Williamstown (HS) • WV
6-2 • 220LBS • R/R
Travel Team: Bo Jackson Elite

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8/10/21

Physically imposing presence in the box at 6-foot-2, 200-pounds and put together. Aggressive approach in the box with middle of the field to pull direction and a top EV of 99mph. Loud contact. He had several barrels throughout his two games, highlighted by a no doubt bomb over the LCF wall. Also showed a more than serviceable skill set as a corner guy defensively.

2/21/21

Leewood Molessa: 1B/RHP, (2022) Williamstown, WV. 6-foot-2, 220-pound physical frame. In the box, the right-handed hitter had an exit velocity of 91 mph. Began in an open athletic stance with a smooth quick load, then used a controlled stride. Bat speed was above average, and displayed an an inside-out swing plane. Solid in the infield, his best throw was recorded at 83 mph; has smooth consistent feet, soft hands, and a clean exchange. Movements laterally were athletic and he fields the ball out front. Above average on the mound, showed quick arm speed, he had a ¾ arm angle with a quick arm action. Drop-and-drive type pitcher and uses easy effort. Showed falling off shoulders. Cutter (84-84 mph).Sat with his fastball at 85-89 mph; had running action and arm side control. Has plus action on his 11/5 curveball (76-77). His changeup (73-74) showed arm side command and fading action.

7/08/20

Physical Right-handed hitter with strength in his swing. At third base he has fluid footwork and showed athleticism at the position moving well laterally to cover ground. Fields with soft hands throwing with a clean arm action through a ¾ slot reaching a velocity of 79 mph. Starts from an open stance using a leg leg kick to initiate fluid load in his lower half. Showed the ability to hit the ball to both sides of the field with intent during his round of BP reaching an exit velocity of 93 mph. Ran a 7.08 60-yard dash.

7/06/20

Hit: Physical bat from the right side. Doesn't get cheated up there. Uber aggressive with the intent to do damage. Tools are balanced with both speed and strength playing as above average.
Power: Gap abilities.
Offensive Projection: Middle.
Max BP Exit Velocity: 93 mph
Max BP Distance: 263 ft
Field: Worked out over at first base. Has some feel for the spots with serviceable ball skills and above average lateral mobility.
Throw: Above average strength for the position.
Defensive Projection: 1B.

7/10/19

Body Type: 6-foot-2, and 230-pound, physical frame.
Swing Mechanics: Fluid, athletic load that creates balance.
Hit: Impressive combination of feel and burst. Landed on balls in BP, showing authority to both fields. Impressive hit tool that projects for average and occasional power. Everything works well and he has the tools to do damage.
Power: 93.4 mph off the bat in BP.

Offensive Projection: Run Producer. 

Field:  At the catcher position he has developing feet with a quick transfer.

Throw:  Good arm strength with loose arm action.
Defensive Projection:  C.

2.24.19 - Offensively, the 6-foot-2, 240-pound primary First Baseman starts in a athletic, compact stance with his front knee turned in. He displayed a predominantly pull side approach, and found the barrel more times than not with loud contact. His hand work well within his swing.  A 88 mph exit velocity was recorded. On this day, a 7.81-laser timed 60 was also recorded.

Defensively, Molessa demonstrated solid footwork around the bag with good athleticism. A 74 mph positional velocity was recorded.

2/24/18 Extremely physical young player initiates swing from slightly open set up with stride to closed. Weight shift is passive followed by an aggressive hip turn. Early front knee lock lends to an uphill swing path. Molessa has middle of the order, power hitting run producer, potential as evidenced by recording advanced bat exit velocity of 86 mph for age.

Defensively, Hands are adequate while fielding ball bottom up and out front. Arm strength and range may predicate move to right side of infield.

On the mound works out of mid 3/4 arm slot with short arm action. Delivery shows considerable effort with some difficulty in repeating on this day. FB at 75-77 mph showed little movement. CB sat 61-63 flashing at best late, short 11-5 break. CH at 65-66 was inconsistently commanded.

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