Super 60 Spotlight: Roman Kimball


By Andy Sroka
Illinois and Wisconsin Assistant Director

On Sunday, Feb. 7, Prep Baseball Report will host the 19th edition of its prestigious, flagship event: the Super 60 Pro Showcase. Since the event’s inception in 2003, more than 300 players have been selected in the MLB Draft, including 22 first-round picks and 25 second-rounders.

We started our our march toward the Super 60 earlier this month, by highlighting the prospects set to join us, shining a light on their impressive player profiles that they've groomed through their high school years and beyond.

Roman Kimball

Class of 2021 / RHP

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2021
  • Primary Position: RHP
  • High School: P27 Academy
    State: SC
  • Summer Team: East Coast Lumberjacks
  • Height: 5-11
    Weight: 175lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

Statistics

Pitching
95
Max FB
(02/07/21)
92 - 94
FB
(02/07/21)
76 - 78
CB
(02/07/21)
84 - 86
CH
(02/07/21)
83 - 85
SL
(02/07/21)
Pitching
Max FB
95
FB
92 - 94
CB
76 - 78
CH
84 - 86
SL
83 - 85
Pitching
Max FB
91
FB
89 - 91
CB
75 - 77
CH
83 - 85
Pitching
Max FB
91
FB
88 - 91
CB
74 - 76
CH
80 - 83
Pitching
Max FB
91
FB
86 - 89
CB
73 - 76
Pitching
Max FB
82
FB
77 - 81
CB
61 - 64
CH
72 - 73
SL
74 - 75
Position
7.65
60-yard
82
INF Velo
72
Exit Velo
Position
60-yard
7.65
INF Velo
82
Exit Velo
72
Trackman - Fastball
94.5
Velocity (max)
(02/07/21)
91.3
Eff Velocity (avg)
(02/07/21)
2543
Spin Rate (max)
(02/07/21)
2441
Spin Rate (avg)
(02/07/21)
Trackman - Fastball
Velocity (max)
94.5
Velo Range
91.7 - 93.8
Eff Velocity (avg)
91.3
Spin Rate (max)
2543
Spin Rate (avg)
2441
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
78.5
Velocity (max)
(02/07/21)
75.1
Eff Velocity (avg)
(02/07/21)
2811
Spin Rate (max)
(02/07/21)
2720
Spin Rate (avg)
(02/07/21)
Trackman - Curveball
Velocity (max)
78.5
Velo Range
75.6 - 77.8
Eff Velocity (avg)
75.1
Spin Rate (max)
2811
Spin Rate (avg)
2720
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Slider
84.9
Velocity (max)
(02/07/21)
83.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
(02/07/21)
2714
Spin Rate (max)
(02/07/21)
2623
Spin Rate (avg)
(02/07/21)
Trackman - Slider
Velocity (max)
84.9
Velo Range
83.4 - 84.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
83.6
Spin Rate (max)
2714
Spin Rate (avg)
2623
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
86.2
Velocity (max)
(02/07/21)
83.7
Eff Velocity (avg)
(02/07/21)
2250
Spin Rate (max)
(02/07/21)
2076
Spin Rate (avg)
(02/07/21)
Trackman - ChangeUp
Velocity (max)
86.2
Velo Range
84.5 - 86
Eff Velocity (avg)
83.7
Spin Rate (max)
2250
Spin Rate (avg)
2076
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %

Scouting Report

2/23/20
Notre Dame commit. 5-foot-11, 160-pound right-hander was one of the most intriguing prospects at the event. The underclassman has an athetic frame that still has room to add some strength. Sat 89-91 from a high 3/4 arm slot with hip coil to his delivery. Arm is loose and clean and velocity is generated with significant lower half drive. Fastball showed late arm-side run and life through the zone. Curveball is a quality second offering at 75-77 with 1/5 rotation and solid depth. Changeup at 83-85 is thown with premium arm speed and showed heavy arm-side run. Also showcased a sinker at 88-89 with late glove-side movement. 

2/18/20

Physical: 5-foot-11, 160-pounds. Long limbs, lean, athletic build. 
Pitching Delivery: Builds momentum with high leg lift and slight turn before striding in line, generates advanced torque with lower half while keeping front shoulder in line before accelerating through a repeatable release and follow through.
Arm Action: Long, electric arm action to a 3/4 release.
FB: T91, 88-91 MPH. Arm side run with life through the zone.
CB: 74-76 MPH. Commands with 11-5 sharp break.
CH: 80-83 MPH. Good arm speed with arm side run.

7/24/19

Kimball stands a lean, wiry 5-foot-11, 165-pounds with size and strength gains expected. Fluid tempo within the delivery, balanced, has a clean quick arm-swing with a high 3/4 release point. He generates a ton of front-side hand-speed, evidenced by his 88-91 mph FB and upper 70's power slider. FB has late action with natural arm-side run. The Notre Dame commitment is the No. 9 ranked player in NY's deep 2021 class, and 313 in the country respectively.  All signs point north for the greater Utica, NY righty.


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