Inside the VA/DC 2022 Rankings: Top Uncommitted LHPs


John Nolan
Virginia Scouting Director & Managing Editor

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Earlier this month, we updated and expanded our Virginia/DC Class of 2022 Rankings to the top 135 players that we have seen in our coverage area. Today we want to spotlight the top five uncommitted players in a position group, focusing on the lefthanded pitchers:

 



Ben Craig

Class of 2022 / LHP

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2022
  • Primary Position: LHP
    Secondary Position: OF
  • High School: Homeschool
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: MPH 2022 Gold
  • Height: 6-2
    Weight: 175lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/L

Statistics

Pitching
83
Max FB
(10/16/20)
79 - 83
FB
(10/16/20)
67 - 69
CB
(09/11/20)
73 - 76
SL
(05/17/20)
Pitching
Max FB
83
FB
79 - 83
Pitching
Max FB
82
FB
80 - 82
SL
73 - 76



 

 

 

Caleb Grizzard

Class of 2022 / LHP

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2022
  • Primary Position: LHP
    Secondary Position: OF
  • High School: Cosby
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: RISE 2022
  • Height: 6-1
    Weight: 185lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/L

Statistics

Pitching
85
Max FB
(07/07/20)
83 - 85
FB
(07/07/20)
71 - 74
CB
(07/07/20)
79 - 80
CH
(07/07/20)
Pitching
Max FB
83
FB
81 - 83
CB
66 - 70
Pitching
Max FB
85
FB
83 - 85
CB
71 - 74
CH
79 - 80
Pitching
Max FB
83
FB
82 - 83
CB
67 - 69
Pitching
Max FB
81
FB
77 - 80
CB
65 - 67
Pitching
Max FB
79
FB
75 - 77
CB
67 - 69
Pitching
Max FB
80
FB
76 - 79
CB
66 - 68
CH
73 - 75
Position
7.37
60-yard
(07/07/20)
79
INF Velo
(06/18/19)
84
OF Velo
(07/07/20)
95
Exit Velo
(07/07/20)
4.44
H-1st
(02/16/19)
Position
60-yard
7.45
Exit Velo
89
Position
60-yard
7.37
OF Velo
84
Exit Velo
95
Position
60-yard
7.56
INF Velo
75
OF Velo
80
Exit Velo
82
Position
60-yard
7.56
INF Velo
79
OF Velo
83
Exit Velo
90
Position
OF Velo
82
H-1st
4.44
Exit Velo
88
Trackman - Fastball
84.9
Velocity (max)
(07/07/20)
81.5
Eff Velocity (avg)
(07/07/20)
2388
Spin Rate (max)
(07/07/20)
2345
Spin Rate (avg)
(07/07/20)
Trackman - Fastball
Velocity (max)
82.9
Velo Range
76 - 82.9
Eff Velocity (avg)
78.9
Spin Rate (max)
2275
Spin Rate (avg)
2079
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Fastball
Velocity (max)
84.9
Velo Range
83.5 - 84.9
Eff Velocity (avg)
81.5
Spin Rate (max)
2388
Spin Rate (avg)
2345
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
81.2
Velocity (max)
(10/25/20)
73.4
Eff Velocity (avg)
(10/25/20)
2410
Spin Rate (max)
(10/25/20)
2280
Spin Rate (avg)
(07/07/20)
Trackman - Curveball
Velocity (max)
81.2
Velo Range
69.6 - 80.2
Eff Velocity (avg)
73.4
Spin Rate (max)
2410
Spin Rate (avg)
2238
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
Velocity (max)
73.7
Velo Range
70.9 - 73.3
Eff Velocity (avg)
69.6
Spin Rate (max)
2332
Spin Rate (avg)
2280
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
80.4
Velocity (max)
(07/07/20)
77.5
Eff Velocity (avg)
(07/07/20)
1964
Spin Rate (max)
(07/07/20)
1911
Spin Rate (avg)
(07/07/20)
Trackman - ChangeUp
Velocity (max)
80.4
Velo Range
79.2 - 80.3
Eff Velocity (avg)
77.5
Spin Rate (max)
1964
Spin Rate (avg)
1911
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Hitting
95.2
Exit Velocity (max)
(07/07/20)
83.0
Exit Velocity (avg)
(07/07/20)
225
Distance (avg)
(07/07/20)
340
Distance (max)
(10/25/20)
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Velocity (max)
88.7
Exit Velocity (avg)
76.6
Distance (avg)
168
Distance (max)
340
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Velocity (max)
95.2
Exit Velocity (avg)
83
Distance (avg)
225
Distance (max)
324
Hard Hit %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Blast - Hitting
23.9
Hand Speed (max)
(07/07/20)
22.2
Hand Speed (avg)
(07/07/20)
75.8
Bat Speed (max)
(10/25/20)
72.4
Bat Speed (avg)
(10/25/20)
Blast - Hitting
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
Hand Speed (max)
23
Hand Speed (avg)
21.8
Bat Speed (max)
75.8
Bat Speed (avg)
72.4
On Plane Eff (avg)
Blast - Hitting
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
Hand Speed (max)
23.9
Hand Speed (avg)
22.2
Bat Speed (max)
68.4
Bat Speed (avg)
65
On Plane Eff (avg)



Levi Huesman

Class of 2022 / LHP

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2022
  • Primary Position: LHP
  • High School: Hanover
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Richmond Braves Platinum
  • Height: 5-11
    Weight: 185lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/L

Statistics

Pitching
86
Max FB
(02/16/20)
84 - 86
FB
(02/16/20)
67 - 70
CB
(07/28/19)
73 - 76
CH
(02/16/20)
68 - 74
SL
(02/16/20)
Pitching
Max FB
86
FB
84 - 86
CH
74 - 75
SL
68 - 71
Pitching
Max FB
85
FB
82 - 85
SL
72 - 74
Pitching
Max FB
86
FB
84 - 86
CH
73 - 76
SL
68 - 74
Pitching
Max FB
83
FB
81 - 83
CB
67 - 70
CH
74 - 75

 



Sam Owens

Class of 2022 / LHP

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2022
  • Primary Position: LHP
  • High School: Mechanicsville
    State: VA
  • Height:
    Weight: lbs
  • Bat/Throw:

Statistics

Pitching
82
Max FB
(10/16/20)
79 - 82
FB
(10/16/20)
69 - 70
CB
(10/16/20)
Pitching
Max FB
82
FB
79 - 82
CB
69 - 70
Pitching
Max FB
81
FB
79 - 81
CB
64 - 65
Pitching
Max FB
77
FB
75 - 77
CB
61 - 63





Gavin Whitehurst

Class of 2022 / 1B

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2022
  • Primary Position: 1B
    Secondary Position: OF
  • High School: Greenbrier Christian
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Canes
  • Height: 6-0
    Weight: 195lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/L

Statistics

Pitching
83
Max FB
(05/17/19)
81 - 83
FB
(05/17/19)
Pitching
Max FB
83
FB
81 - 83
Position
7.71
60-yard
(10/25/20)
71
INF Velo
(10/25/20)
87
Exit Velo
(10/25/20)
Position
60-yard
7.71
INF Velo
71
Exit Velo
87
Trackman - Hitting
87.1
Exit Velocity (max)
(10/25/20)
75.5
Exit Velocity (avg)
(10/25/20)
199
Distance (avg)
(10/25/20)
311
Distance (max)
(10/25/20)
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Velocity (max)
87.1
Exit Velocity (avg)
75.5
Distance (avg)
199
Distance (max)
311
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Blast - Hitting
21.4
Hand Speed (max)
(10/25/20)
19.6
Hand Speed (avg)
(10/25/20)
71.5
Bat Speed (max)
(10/25/20)
69.0
Bat Speed (avg)
(10/25/20)
Blast - Hitting
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
Hand Speed (max)
21.4
Hand Speed (avg)
19.6
Bat Speed (max)
71.5
Bat Speed (avg)
69
On Plane Eff (avg)



 

 

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