Christian Smolen
Christian Smolen
Christian Smolen
Christian Smolen
Christian Smolen
Christian Smolen
Christian Smolen

CLASS OF 2021

RHP
2B

Christian
Smolen

Siena Heights University
Whitehall (HS) • MI
6-0 • 175LBS • R/R
Travel Team: West Michigan Riptide

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Positional Tools

2020
2019
60 Yard Dash
7.52
Infield Velocity
74.0
Outfield Velocity
73.0
Power / Speed Score
10.0
60 Yard Dash
7.57
Home to First
4.68
Infield Velocity
74.0
Power / Speed Score
9.9

Hitting

Hitting

Pitching

2020
Fastball
Velocity Max
77.7
Fastball
Velocity Avg
75.6
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
1918
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
25.4
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
69.6
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
2077
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
67.6
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1963
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
2020 Northern Michigan Prospect Games (Invite Only)
Aug 11, 2020
Trackman - Fastball
77.2
Velocity (max)
74.2 - 77.2
Velo Range
74.0
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,006
Spin Rate (max)
1,858
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
71.7
Velocity (max)
68.8 - 71.3
Velo Range
68.3
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,180
Spin Rate (max)
2,113
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
71.3
Velocity (max)
62.2 - 71.3
Velo Range
66.3
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,216
Spin Rate (max)
1,963
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
2020 Western Michigan Prospect Games (Invite Only)
Jul 1, 2020
Trackman - Fastball
77.7
Velocity (max)
74.4 - 76.8
Velo Range
72.3
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,135
Spin Rate (max)
1,942
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
72.3
Velocity (max)
67.0 - 71.6
Velo Range
66.3
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,164
Spin Rate (max)
2,047
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %

Pitch Scores

2020
11
01
Fastball
Hop+
Fastball
Sink+
Fastball
Rise+
Curveball
Hammer+
Curveball
Sweep+
Fastball
Hop+
Fastball
Sink+
Fastball
Rise+
Fastball
Hop+
Fastball
Sink+
Fastball
Rise+
Curveball
Hammer+
Curveball
Sweep+
2020 Northern Michigan Prospect Games (Invite Only)
Aug 11, 2020
Pitch Scores - Fastball
Hop+
Sink+
Rise+
Pitch Scores - Curveball
Hammer+
Sweep+
2020 Western Michigan Prospect Games (Invite Only)
Jul 1, 2020
Pitch Scores - Fastball
Hop+
Sink+
Rise+
Pitch Scores - Curveball
Hammer+
Sweep+

Pitching Velos

2020
2019
Fastball
Velocity Max
78.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
75.2
Curveball
Velocity Avg
67.7
Changeup
Velocity Avg
68.3
Fastball
Velocity Max
73.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
70.8
Curveball
Velocity Avg
63.8
Changeup
Velocity Avg
62.5
2020 Northern Michigan Prospect Games (Invite Only)
Aug 11, 2020
Pitching
77
Max FB
75 - 77
FB
68 - 71
CB
70 - 71
CH
2020 Western Michigan Prospect Games (Invite Only)
Jul 1, 2020
Pitching
78
Max FB
74 - 77
FB
69 - 72
CB
66 - 70
CH
Michigan Preseason Preview 1.20.20
Jan 20, 2020
Pitching
75
Max FB
73 - 75
FB
62 - 64
CB
66 - 67
CH
Scout Day: Riptide/Rivals/Stix 2.16.19
Feb 16, 2019
Pitching
72
Max FB
69 - 72
FB
64 - 66
CB
62 - 63
CH

Game Performance

Visual Edge

Pitch Ai

Notes

Comments

8/12/20

Pitching: On the mound sets up with narrow feet taking a step left moving towards his balance point swiftly throwing with a short arm action down from a 3/4 arm angle. Fastball was in the zone while showing the ability to hit different spots in the zone. Change of pace on the curve with an 11/5 shape.

8/11/20

Christian Smolen: RHP/2B, (2021) Whitehall, MI. 5-foot-11, 165-pound. On the mound, produced a fastball that came in at 75-77 mph and topped out at 77 mph. Curveball (68-71 mph), changeup (70-71 mph).

7/01/20

Pitching: On the mound sets up on the first base side of the rubber working to a letter high balance point. Pitches to contact producing not a lot of hard contact. Showed a feel for his three pitch mix. 12/6 break on his curve thrown in the zone. Pounded the zone with both his FB and CHG. 

1/20/20

Pitching: On the mound sets up on the 3B side, raises his hands and throws from a high 3/4 arm angle. Drives well off the rubber getting his lower half involved. Good feel for his breaking ball 62-64 mph. Fastball showed command on both sides of the plate sitting 73-75mph. Change up had a late drop down in the zone 66-67 mph.

Hitting: At the plate sets up with a small crouch while moving the bat over his back shoulder. Shows a small front leg lift during the low whipping his bat through the zone. Contact approach at the plate.

Fielding: In the infield shows choppy feet as he works towards the ball, keeps the glove close towards his body building the bar out front. Some effort into his throw from a 3/4 arm angle.

6/19/19

Hitting: Crouched stance at the plate while setting up closed stance. Made hard contact, top of the order hitter. Sprays the ball. 
Pitching: On the mound has a narrow set up, stepping left moving to his balance point throwing from a high 3/4 arm angle. Fastball sat 69-72 mph  while mixing in a 12/6 breaking 63 mph . 

2/16/19

Mechanics: Moves to his balance point raising his hands and throwing from a high 3/4 arm angle.
Fastball : Pounded the zone sitting 69-72 mph with good movement. Natural movement that at times drops and others cuts.
Curve: 12/6 break on the curve with a gradual drop 64-66 mph.
Change up: Downer change up 62-63 mph.
Swing: Balanced crouched set up at the plate with elevated hands. Has a small leg lift and two hand aggressive cut. Makes contact at the plate mixing in a lot of liners. 75 mph exit velocity.
Fielding: Shows choppy feet in the field moving towards the ball. Works low as he approaches, fielding into his body taking a couple steps and throwing 73 mph across the infield.

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