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Preseason All-State Scouting Analysis: Session 1


PBR Alabama Staff

The third annual Preseason All-State event was held this past Sunday, January 17th, at the All Star Sports Training Facility in Cullman, AL. All 3 sessions featured high-profile players from the 2021 through 2024 classes from all across the state. Position players went through a pro-style workout by running a laser-timed 60 yard dash, offensive evaluation (including BP with Trackman and Blast data), and a defensive positional workout. Pitchers then finished each session up by throwing a 15-18 pitch pen where they also got Trackman data on their pitching performance. As has been mentioned previously, this event rivaled any that we have had in our state since our inception in 2018. Today, we take a look at each player and their scouting reports from Session 1. Keep checking back later in the week, as we will also take a look at each player that attended Session 2 and Session 3. 

 

Session 1

Henry Allen: 3B/1B, (2024) Auburn, AL. 6-foot-1, 180-pound projectable frame. Advanced at the plate, the right-handed hitter had an exit velocity of 92 mph. Began in a balanced stance with a controlled load, then used a toe tap. Has upward swing plane and efficient bat speed. Found multiple barrels with a lot of loud contact. Gap to gap approach. While in the infield, made throws up to 81 mph; showed consistent athletic feet, and consistent hands. Laterally, his movements were athletic. Had a quick arm action with consistent accuracy to the bag.In the 60-yard dash, recorded a time of 7.24. One of the top prospects in the '24 class in Alabama

Mac Anderson: RHP/OF, (2024) Athens, AL. 6-foot-2, 155-pound slim frame. Projectable on the mound, where he showed electric arm speed, he had a loose arm action and a high ¾ arm angle. Shows high effort in his delivery. Sat with his fastball at 84-86 mph; has running action and decent command. Has command around the zone and hard action on his sharp curveball (70-73). Very live arm with significant upside.

Chris Billingsley: RHP/OF, (2023) Bibb County, AL. 6-foot-1, 157-pound projectable frame. Projectable in the box, the right-handed hitter had a max exit velocity of 87 mph. Starts in a balanced stance. Had upward swing plane, and his bat speed was some. Through his round he found multiple barrels with some loud contact. Gap to gap approach. His best position velocity in the outfield was registered at 76 mph; clean exchange. Used a quick arm action and a high ¾ slot while showing consistent accuracy to the bag. In the 60-yard dash, his time was 8.15. On the mound, has a high ¾ arm angle and a loose arm action. Used easy effort in his delivery. Shows an athletic finish. Produced a fastball that came in at 77-78 mph; shows running action and command in the zone. Has a 11/5 curveball (60-64) that shows arm side command.

RJ Brooks: OF/RHP, (2024) Oxford, AL. 6-foot-1, 192-pound athletic frame. During batting practice, Brooks recorded an exit velocity of 93 mph. Started in a balanced athletic stance with a compact load, then used a leg kick. Bat speed was quick, and showed upward swing plane. He Barreled up multiple balls with some loud contact. Gap to gap approach. From the outfield, he displayed a position velocity of 79 mph; has fluid feet, and sure hands. Used a consistent arm action with a high ¾ slot while showing consistent accuracy to the bag. The athletic recruit showcased his speed with a sub-seven 60 time of 6.82. On the mound, uses a ¾ arm angle with a quick arm action. Showed some effort in his delivery. Shows an athletic finish. Sat with his fastball at 78-80 mph; shows consistent control with straight movement. Throws a 11/5 curveball (71-72) that shows low in the zone command. His changeup (63-64) shows running action and arm side command. Impressive combination of strength and athleticism.

Connor Cosby: OF/LHP, (2023) Auburn, AL. 5-foot-11, 178-pound sturdy frame. Advanced at the plate, the left-handed hitter clocked an exit velocity of 90 mph. Started in an athletic stance with a controlled load, then used a short stride. Had quick bat speed and good extension on his finish. In the round he found multiple barrels with a lot of loud contact. Line drive approach. From the outfield, he showed the ability to throw at velocities up to 85 mph; had consistent hands, and athletic footwork. Showed consistent accuracy. Clocked a 60 time of 7.13 at the event. On the mound, has good arm speed and a high ¾ arm angle. Uses easy effort in his delivery. Athletic balance point. Lands square. Produced a fastball that came in at 76-77 mph with a max of 78 mph; had control in the zone and running action. His changeup (61-62) had fading action and low in the zone command.

Jake DeValk: 3B/RHP, (2023) Bayside, AL. 6-foot-3, 190-pound mature frame. At the plate, the right-handed hitter had a max exit velocity of 93 mph. Begins in a tall stance with a smooth load, then uses a leg kick. Bat speed is efficient, shows uphill swing plane and a front foot finish. During the round showed some loud contact. Pull side approach. In the infield, had a live arm with throws that topped out at 85 mph; had consistent hands. Laterally, his movements were average. Had a very quick arm action with consistent accuracy to the base. In the 60-yard dash, his time was 7.42. Advanced on the mound, showed a quick arm action and a high ¾ arm angle with good arm speed Uses some effort in his delivery. Lands square. Sat with his fastball at 86-87 mph with a max of 88 mph; has running action and consistent control. His 11/5 curveball (70-73) had in the zone command and swing and miss action. His changeup (78-79) has arm side command and fading action. Big time arm for the '23 class in Alabama.

Cason Eubanks: SS/2B, (2022) Northside Methodist, AL. 5-foot-8, 160-pound athletic frame. Confident in the box, Eubanks clocked an exit velocity of 90 mph. Started in a tall stance and had a leg kick. Bat speed is quick and shows upward swing plane. Found multiple barrels with tons of loud contact. Line drive approach. Showed his live arm in the infield with position velocities up to 85 mph; had a clean exchange, athletic footwork, and twitchy hands. Showed a high ¾ slot with consistent accuracy to the bag. The athletic recruit showcased his speed with a sub-seven 60 time of 6.78. Very twitchy athlete that continue to show well at PBR events.

Seth Farni: OF/LHP, (2023) UMS-Wright, AL. Mississippi Commit, 6-foot, 185-pound physical frame. Advanced during batting practice, the switch hitter displayed an exit velocity of 102 mph, Ranks #1 with EV at the event. Started in a balanced active stance and had a leg kick. Bat speed was electric, and had uphill swing plane. He barreled up lots of balls with tons of loud contact. Pull side approach. In the outfield, he showed the ability to make throws to the bases at 85 mph; had sure hands, and consistent footwork. Decent accuracy to the bag, used a very quick arm action and a high ¾ slot. Recorded a time of 7.1 in the 60-yard dash. The power from both sides continues to show up at events.

Eli Gipson: SS/2B, (2022) Russellville, AL. 6-foot-1, 160-pound athletic frame. At the plate, Gipson recorded an exit velocity of 89 mph. Setup consists of a smooth load and athletic stance. Has efficient bat speed. Found multiple barrels with some loud contact . Line drive approach. In the infield, recorded a position velocity of 81 mph; has sure hands, fluid feet, and a clean exchange. Used a consistent arm action with a high ¾ slot while showing consistent accuracy to the base. During the event, ran the 60-yard dash in 7.53.

Jake Hammonds: SS/RHP, (2022) Sylacauga, AL. 6-foot-1, 170-pound athletic frame. Confident at the plate, the right-handed hitter's best exit velocity was 91 mph. Setup consists of a controlled load and balanced stance. Bat speed is efficient and uses upward swing plane. Found multiple barrels through his rounds. Line drive approach. While in the infield, registered his best throw across the diamond at 80 mph; shows a natural exchange, smooth feet, and twitchy hands. Consistent accuracy to the bases, used a high ¾ slot and a short arm action. Displayed speed and athleticism at the event, recording a 60 time of 6.89.

Braeden Harrison: RHP/3B, (2022) Athens, AL. 5-foot-11, 180-pound mature frame. Above average in the box, the left-handed hitter had an exit velocity of 88 mph. Sets up in a balanced stance then uses a controlled stride. Bat speed was quick, used uphill swing plane and good extension on his finish. Found some barrels with some loud contact. Showed his live arm in the infield with position velocities up to 85 mph; shows consistent hands, and a clean exchange. Showed decent accuracy to the base with a quick arm action. During the event, ran the 60-yard dash in 7.3. On the mound, produced a fastball that came in at 82-84 mph and topped out at 85 mph; showed running action and consistent control. Has control low in the zone and tight action on his 11/5 curveball (73-76). His changeup (78-79) showed fading action and around the zone command.

Hunter Howell: LHP/1B, (2023) Cullman, AL. 6-foot-1, 215-pound physical frame. At the plate, the left-handed hitter recorded an exit velocity of 78 mph. Starts in a quiet stance with a controlled load, then uses a leg kick. Bat speed was efficient, and showed uphill swing plane. Found multiple barrels through his round. Gap to gap approach. In the infield, his best throw was registered at 74 mph; had a clean exchange, and soft hands. Showed an-over-the-top slot and consistent accuracy to the bag. Clocked a 60 time of 8.78 at the event. Projectable on the mound, shows easy effort in his delivery. Sat with his fastball at 71-72 mph and topped out at 73 mph; has command in the zone and running action. Has a 1/7 curveball (63-64) that shows control low in the zone and tight action. His changeup (69-71) had fading action and around the zone command.

Matt Johnson: SS/RHP, (2022) Moody, AL. 6-foot-4, 165-pound slim frame. At the plate, the right-handed hitter had an exit velocity of 90 mph. Begins in a balanced tall stance with a compact load, then uses a leg kick. Level swing plane. Was able to create some loud contact and found multiple barrels.Up the middle approach. While in the infield, registered his best throw across the diamond at 76 mph; had sure hands, and rhythmic footwork. Showed a quick arm action and a ¾ slot with decent accuracy to the base. In the 60-yard dash, his time was 7.19. On the mound, threw his fastball 76-78 mph with a max of 80 mph; showed arm side control and sinking action. Throws a 11/5 curveball (66-68) with decent command and late action.

Zach Johnson: OF/RHP, (2022) Moody, AL. 6-foot-4, 168-pound slim frame. In the box, the right-handed hitter clocked an exit velocity of 91 mph. Began in a balanced stance with a smooth load, then used a leg kick. Bat speed is above average, exhibits level swing plane and good extension on his finish. Barreled up lots of balls with some loud contact. Line drive approach. Solid from the outfield, he displayed a position velocity of 81 mph; shows soft hands, and consistent feet. Showed consistent accuracy to the base with a high ¾ slot. During the event, recorded a 60 time of 7.33. On the mound, exhibits good arm speed. Uses some effort in his delivery. Lands square. Produced a fastball that came in at 77-78 mph and topped out at 79 mph; showed sinking action and arm side command. Threw a 11/5 curveball (67-69) with decent command and tight action. His changeup (70-71) shows arm side control and sinking action.

Banks Langston: RHP/OF, (2023) Russellville, AL. 5-foot-11, 160-pound athletic frame. Athletic in the box, Langston had a max exit velocity of 89 mph. Began in a balanced stance with a controlled load, then used a short stride. Level swing plane. He found lots of barrels in his rounds. Line drive approach. Solid when throwing from the outfield, he showed off his strong arm with throws at velocities of 88 mph;has sure hands, and consistent feet. Showed a very quick arm action and consistent accuracy to the bag. The athletic recruit showcased his speed with a sub-seven 60 time of 6.77. On the mound, had quick arm speed with a high ¾ arm angle. Shows some effort in his delivery. Showed athletic balance point. Lands square. Sat with his fastball at 85-87 mph; showed running action and arm side control. His 11/5 curveball (73-74) showed command low in the zone and tight action. His changeup (76-77) had arm side control and fading action. Langston continues to get better and progress at each look.

Maddox Macrory: RHP/OF, (2022) Oak Mountain, AL. 6-foot-2, 155-pound solid frame. Solid at the plate, Macrory had a max exit velocity of 88 mph. Started in a balanced stance. Bat speed was above average, and had upward swing plane. Created some loud contact during his round. Gap to gap approach. From the outfield, he showed the ability to throw at velocities up to 81 mph; had quick footwork, and a fluid exchange. Showed decent accuracy to the base with a ¾ slot. Recorded a 60 time of 7.36 at the event. On the mound, threw his fastball 77-78 mph and topped out at 80 mph; has consistent control and sinking action. His 11/5 curveball (64-68) showed tight action and around the zone command. He showed decent accuracy on his changeup (69-70).

Ashton McClendon: 3B/RHP, (2023) Sumiton Christian, AL. 6-foot-2, 180-pound mature frame. Above average at the plate, the right-handed hitter's best exit velocity was 81 mph. Starts in a balanced stance with a smooth load. Bat speed was some, and he had level finish. He Barreled up lots of balls throughout his round. Line drive approach. Athletic in the infield, his best throw was recorded at 79 mph; had firm hands, and consistent footwork. Had decent accuracy to the base with a high ¾ slot. Clocked a 60 time of 7.83 at the event. On the mound, showed above average arm speed with a high ¾ arm angle. Showed some effort in his delivery. Produced a fastball that came in at 75-77 mph and topped out at 78 mph; showed arm side command and running action. His 11/5 curveball (64-67) has control low in the zone and late action. His changeup (67-68) showed tailing action and arm side command.

Cade Miles: 2B/SS, (2024) Hartselle, AL. 5-foot-11, 153-pound lean frame. Confident during batting practice, Miles recorded an exit velocity of 86 mph. Started in an athletic stance with a controlled stride. Bat speed was efficient, and displayed simple swing plane. In the round he found lots of barrels. Line drive approach. In the infield, displayed a velocity of 76 mph; had fluid footwork, sure hands, and a quick exchange. During the event, clocked a 60 time of 7.37.

Austin Morris: RHP/OF, (2022) Mortimer Jordan, AL. Alabama Commit, 6-foot-4, 182-pound mature frame. On the mound, showing good arm speed he used a quick arm action and a side arm angle. Drop-and-drive type pitcher who shows easy effort. Showed consistent balance point. Lands square with a clean finish. Threw his fastball 86-87 mph with a max of 88 mph; had very consistent command and sinking action. Throws a 10/4 curveball (72-73) that has tight action and very consistent control. Showed sinking action and in the zone command on his changeup (73-74). Excellent confidence and command on all pitches.

Canyon Pace: C/1B, (2022) Russellville, AL. 6-foot, 200-pound sturdy frame. Confident at the plate, Pace's best exit velocity was 96 mph. Starts in a balanced stance with a compact load, then uses a controlled stride. Bat speed is quick and shows uphill swing plane. Had tons of loud contact during the round. Gap to gap approach. Behind the plate, he made throws to second at velocities up to 72 mph; had quick footwork, and a natural exchange. Produced pop times of 2.01-2.07. Showcases average flexibility. Decent accuracy to the bag, used a high ¾ slot and a quick arm action. Recorded a 60 time of 7.44 at the event.

William Penley: 1B/LHP, (2021) Decatur, AL. 6-foot-5, 205-pound physical frame. At the plate, the right-handed hitter was ranked 3rd with an exit velocity of 101 mph.Started in a balanced quiet stance with a smooth load, then used a toe tap. Had quick bat speed and uphill swing plane. Was able to create loud contact and found multiple barrels.Gap to gap approach. While in the infield, made throws at velocities up to 79 mph; had sure hands, and consistent footwork. Showed a short arm action and a ¾ slot with consistent accuracy to the base. During the event, ran the 60-yard dash in 7.08.

Collin Perkins: SS/RHP, (2022) Scottsboro, AL. 5-foot-10, 150-pound solid frame. During batting practice, Perkins best exit velocity was 86 mph. Setup consists of balanced stance and a controlled load. Had upward swing plane, and his bat speed was some. Found multiple barrels with some loud contact. Up the middle approach. While in the infield, made throws up to 84 mph; had consistent hands, and quick footwork. Had a short arm action and consistent accuracy to the bag. In the 60-yard dash, his time was 7.38. Projectable on the mound, used a high ¾ arm angle and a quick arm action. Used easy effort in his delivery. Consistent balance point. Shows an athletic finish. Sat with his fastball at 81-82 mph with a max of 83 mph; showed consistent command and running action. Showed control low in the zone and tight action on his 11/5 curveball (65-67). His changeup (74-76) had fading action and in the zone control.

Ty Pruitt: C/2B, (2022) Hillcrest High School, AL. 5-foot-10, 158-pound lean frame. Capable in the box, Pruitts best exit velocity was 86 mph. Sets up in an athletic stance with a smooth load. Had some bat speed and good extension on his finish. Found some barrels through his round. Line drive approach. Behind the plate, he produced a position velocity of 70 mph during throw downs; has consistent hands, consistent feet, and a natural exchange. Had consistent pop times of 2.12-2.24. Displays some flexibility. Had decent accuracy to the base with a quick arm action. Recorded a 60 time of 7.98 at the event.

Grant Rakers: OF/2B, (2022) Oak Mountain, AL. 5-foot-11, 170-pound mature frame. Capable in the box, Rakers recorded an exit velocity of 88 mph. Setup was comprised of athletic stance and a smooth load. Bat speed was above average, and displayed uphill swing plane. Showed a lot of loud contact during the round. Gap to gap approach. Above average in the outfield, his best throws to the infield topped out at 75 mph; had consistent hands, and a quick exchange. Showed a high ¾ slot with consistent accuracy to the bag. Recorded a time of 7.22 in the 60-yard dash.

Sam Robertson: SS/2B, (2023) Oxford, AL. 6-foot-1, 170-pound athletic frame. During batting practice, the right-handed hitter recorded an exit velocity of 88 mph. Started in a tall stance with a smooth load, then used a leg kick. Has upward swing plane and efficient bat speed. Through his round he found multiple barrels with some loud contact. Line drive approach. Advanced in the infield, had a live arm with throws that topped out at 88 mph; has quick feet, twitchy hands, and a clean exchange. Laterally, his movements were athletic. Had a quick arm action and a high ¾ slot. The athletic recruit showcased his speed with a sub-seven 60 time of 6.63. Tons of tools for the No. 5 ranked player in the '23 AL class.

Mason Smallwood: C/3B, (2022) Mortimer Jordan, AL. 6-foot-1, 190-pound mature frame. At the plate, the right-handed hitter had an exit velocity of 91 mph. Began in an open stance with a quick load, then used a leg kick. Has efficient bat speed and upward swing plane. He Barreled up multiple balls throughout his round. Gap to gap approach. While catching, his best position velocity throwing to second was registered at 63 mph; had average footwork, a clean exchange, and soft hands. Had a pop time of 2.33-2.52. Has some flexibility. Using a consistent arm action, showed consistent accuracy to the base from a ¾ slot. During the event, ran the 60-yard dash in 7.69.

Evan Smallwood: SS/RHP, (2023) Spain Park, AL. 5-foot-11, 170-pound athletic frame. Athletic at the plate, Smallwood recorded an exit velocity of 89 mph. Sets up in a balanced stance with a compact load. Bat speed is above average and exhibits simple swing plane. Found lots of barrels during his rounds. Base hit approach. In the infield, recorded a position velocity of 80 mph; shows sure hands, a clean exchange, and consistent feet. Had a quick arm action with consistent accuracy to the bag. Established speed as one of his strengths with an efficient 60 time of 6.84. On the mound, fastball Threw his fastball 75-77 mph with a max of 78 mph; showed control in the zone. Threw a sharp curveball (59-62) with decent control. His changeup (66-68) had arm side control and fading action.

Sam Smith: RHP, (2021) Decatur, AL. 6-foot-2, 155-pound lean frame. On the mound, Smith had good arm speed with a ¾ arm angle. Uses some effort in his delivery. Showed consistent balance point. Lands square. Produced a fastball that came in at 77-78 mph; shows running action and arm side control. Throws a sharp curveball (65-69) that has late action. His changeup (70-71) has fading action and around the zone command.

Jackson Smith: RHP/1B, (2022) Saraland, AL. 6-foot-5, 225-pound physical frame. On the mound, showed consistent arm speed with a ¾ arm angle and a quick arm action. Drop-and-drive type pitcher who shows some effort. Lands square. Produced a fastball that came in at 81-82 mph and topped out at 84 mph; had sinking action and consistent command. Throws a 10/4 curveball (68-70) that has tight action and in the zone command.

Camden Smith: 1B/3B, (2022) Florence, AL. 6-foot-2, 182-pound solid frame. In the box, the right-handed hitter recorded an exit velocity of 89 mph. Begins in a crouched stance with a controlled load, then uses a leg kick. Bat speed was some, displayed level swing plane and good extension on his finish. He found multiple barrels through his rounds. Line drive approach. While in the infield, made throws up to 79 mph; shows average feet, a clean exchange, and sure hands. Showed a ¾ slot with consistent accuracy to the base. In the 60-yard dash, he clocked a time of 7.4. On the mound, using a quick arm action he showed good arm speed from a ¾ arm angle. Shows some effort in his delivery. Sat with his fastball at 77-78 mph; showed sinking action and decent command. His 11/5 curveball (65-67) had control around the zone and late action. Had fading action and command low in the zone on his changeup (67-68).

Brode Susce: RHP, (2021) Homewood, AL. 6-foot-3, 210-pound mature frame. Advanced on the mound, using a loose arm action he showed quick arm speed from a ¾ arm angle. Uses easy effort in his delivery. Showed consistent balance point. Lands soft. Produced a fastball that came in at 85-88 mph with a max of 89 mph; had very consistent control and running action. He showed hard action and command low in the zone on his 11/5 curveball (71-72). His changeup (77-78) has sinking action and arm side control. One of, if not the, top uncommitted right-handed pitchers in the '21 AL class.

Will Taylor: OF/OF, (2022) McGill Toolen, AL. 5-foot-9, 160-pound solid frame. Confident in the box, the left-handed hitters best exit velocity was 82 mph. Sets up in an athletic stance with a controlled stride. Bat speed is above average and displays upward swing plane. He Barreled up multiple balls with some loud contact. Line drive approach. Athletic in the outfield, his best throws to the infield topped out at 76 mph; had fluid footwork, a clean exchange, and sure hands. Glovework was used out front. Showed a consistent arm action and consistent accuracy to the bag. Displayed speed and athleticism at the event, recording a 60 time of 6.88.

Matthew Thompson: RHP/SS, (2022) Spanish Fort, AL. 6-foot, 180-pound solid frame. At the plate, the right-handed hitter's best exit velocity was 93 mph. Started in a balanced stance with a controlled load, then used a leg kick. Had efficient bat speed and upward swing plane. During the round showed some loud contact. Gap to gap approach. Showed his live arm in the infield with position velocities up to 87 mph; showed a clean exchange, and sure hands. Had decent accuracy to the bag with a very quick arm action. Recorded a 60 time of 7.34 at the event. Projectable on the mound, uses a very quick arm action and a high ¾ arm angle. Used some effort in his delivery. Showed consistent balance point. Lands square. Fastball Produced a fastball that came in at 83-84 mph with a max of 85 mph; had arm side command. Has tight action on his 11/5 curveball (62-63). His changeup (75-76) had arm side control and fading action. A lot to like here on the mound and at the plate.

Eli Tidwell: SS/RHP, (2023) Hartselle, AL. 5-foot-10, 170-pound athletic frame. During batting practice, the switch hitter had a max exit velocity of 93 mph. Begins in an athletic stance with a compact load, then uses a leg kick. Has efficient bat speed. Found lots of barrels with some loud contact. Gap to gap approach. While in the infield, registered his best throw across the diamond at 82 mph; had soft hands, and quick footwork. Had a quick arm action and decent accuracy to the bag. The athletic recruit showcased his speed with a sub-seven 60 time of 6.93. On the mound, threw his fastball 81-82 mph; has arm side command and sinking action. Throws a 11/5 curveball (74-75) with tight action. His changeup (74-75) showed decent control and sinking action.

Noah Toney: 3B/RHP, (2022) Florence, AL. 6-foot-1, 200-pound mature frame. During batting practice, the right-handed hitters best exit velocity was 99 mph. Begins in a balanced crouched stance with a quick load, then uses a small leg kick. Bat speed is explosive, uses level swing plane and good extension on his finish. Found multiple barrels with loud contact . Gap to gap approach. In the infield, had a live arm with throws that topped out at 87 mph; has consistent feet, and soft hands. From a ¾ slot, showed consistent accuracy to the bag with a quick arm action. Clocked a time of 7.26 in the 60-yard dash. On the mound, had a very quick arm action with an over-the-top arm angle. Up-tempo type pitcher who shows high effort. Showed athletic balance point. an athletic finish. Sat with his fastball at 85-86 mph and topped out at 87 mph; showed arm side control and sinking action. Threw a 11/5 curveball (72-73) with in the zone control and hard action. His changeup (77-80) shows sinking action and arm side control. Physical player that uses his strength to his advantage in both facets of the game.

Alex Wade: OF/RHP, (2022) Madison Academy, AL. Auburn Commit, 6-foot-3, 185-pound athletic frame. Advanced during batting practice, Wade clocked an exit velocity of 97 mph. Begins in a tall quiet stance with a smooth load, then uses a leg kick. Bat speed is quick and has upward swing plane. He barreled up multiple balls with loud contact. Gap to gap approach. Throwing from the outfield, he displayed power in his arm with throws up to 89 mph;showed athletic feet, and sure hands. Showed consistent accuracy to the bag with a ¾ slot and a short arm action. Showed his athleticism during the event with a sub-seven 60 time of 6.91. On the mound, has a quick arm action and a high ¾ arm angle. Showed some effort in his delivery. Showed consistent balance point. Lands soft with an athletic finish. Sat with his fastball at 86-88 mph; had tailing action and control in the zone. Throws his 11/5 curveball (74-75) with low in the zone control. Showed sinking action and consistent command on his changeup (73-74).

Brandon Wilbanks: OF/1B, (2023) Sparkman, AL. 6-foot, 150-pound solid frame. At the plate, the left-handed hitter recorded an exit velocity of 85 mph. During setup, had a controlled load and used a short stride. Had above average bat speed and simple swing plane. He Barreled up multiple balls during his round. Line drive approach. In the outfield, his throws to the bases were maxed out at 78 mph; shows quick feet, consistent hands, and a natural exchange. Used a compact arm action and a high ¾ slot while showing decent accuracy to the bag. During the event, clocked a 60 time of 7.67.

 

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