Eastern Wisconsin Open: Statistical Analysis

Wed August 23, 2017

By Phil Kerber
Associate Scout

The Eastern Wisconsin Open took place on Tuesday, August 22 at Wildwood Baseball Park, home of the Sheboygan A's. Prospects from all classes participated in a pro-style workout in front of the PBR Scouting Staff. Today, we begin the event analysis with a stats story.

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TOP 60 YARD DASH TIMES
Kaden Lehman (Portage) ran an event best 7.01 60. Not far off Lehman's trail was Max Bruff (Indian Trail) at 7.03.
Name State School Class Pos 60 Yard Dash
Kaden Lehman WI Portage 2019 SS/RHP 7.01
Max Bruff WI Indian Trail 2019 OF/3B 7.03
Noah Berghammer WI Janesville Craig 2018 SS/2B 7.11
Peyton Mellenthin WI Neenah High 2019 2B/RHP 7.12
Saxton Shore WI Stoughton 2018 SS/2B 7.16
TOP FASTBALL VELOCITY
Eric Venegas (Barquisimeto) set the standard for pitchers, recording the top fastball of the event at 87 mph. Jason Jennerjohn (Hortonville) and Bryce Staveness (Rio) followed at 85 and 84 mph, respectively.
Name State School Class Pos Fastball Velocity
Eric Venegas WI Barquisimeto 2015 RHP 87
Jason Jennerjohn WI Hortonville 2019 RHP 85
Bryce Staveness WI Rio 2018 RHP/1B 84
Kaden Lehman WI Portage 2019 SS/RHP 82
Sam Pederson WI Verona 2019 RHP/3B 82
TOP EXIT VELOCITY
Max Bruff (Indian Trail) and Noah Berghammer (Janesville Craig) were the only two prospects to break 90 mph in exit velocity. Bruff led the way at 95, Berghammer was just off the pace at 93.  
Name State School Class Pos Exit Velocity
Max Bruff WI Indian Trail 2019 OF/3B 95
Noah Berghammer WI Janesville Craig 2018 SS/3B 93
Sam Pederson WI Verona 2019 RHP/3B 88
Jared Chesak WI Kewaskum 2018 C 88
Kaden Lehman WI Portage 2019 SS/RHP 87
Isaiah Butler WI Oak Creek 2020 LHP/1B/OF 87
Anthony Moore WI Sturgeon Bay 2018 OF 87
Ethan Habetler WI West De Pere 2020 3B/SS 87
TOP INFIELD VELOCITY
After posting the top 60 time of the event, as well as a top fastball velocity off the mound, Lehman was clocked at 86 mph across the infield. Berghammer was once again just off the leader, posting 84 mph.
Name State School Class Pos Infield Velocity
Kaden Lehman WI Portage 2019 SS/RHP  86
Noah Berghammer WI Janesville Craig 2018 SS/2B 84
Bryce Staveness WI Rio 2018 RHP/1B 80
Saxton Shore WI Stoughton 2018 SS/2B 80
Sam Pederson WI Verona 2019 RHP/3B 78
Dylan Carrington WI Middleton 2019 SS/2B 78
TOP OUTFIELD VELOCITY
Staveness proved that his arm strength translates from the mound to the outfield, clocking the top outfield velolicty at 82 mph. Chance Larson (Elkhorn) came out firing, matching Staveness at 82 mph.
Name State School Class Pos Outfield Velocity
Bryce Staveness WI Rio 2018 RHP/1B 82
Chance Larson WI Elkhorn 2019 OF 82
Anthony Moore WI Sturgeon Bay 2018 OF 79
Max Bruff WI Indian Trail 2019 OF/3B 78
Ben Hampton WI West De Pere 2020 LHP/OF 76
TOP CATCHER POP TIMES
Blake Carey (University School of Milwaukee) took home top honors in catcher pop times (2.12) and velocity (74). 
Name State School Class Pos Pop Times
Blake Carey WI University School of Milwaukee 2020 C 2.12-2.19
Jared Chesak WI Kewaskum 2018 C 2.18-2.34
Kole Ploeckelman WI Elk Mound 2018 C 2.42-2.61
Caden Rhyner WI Waunakee 2019 C 2.43-2.55
TOP CATCHER VELOCITY
Name State School Class Pos Catcher Velocity
Blake Carey WI University School of Milwaukee 2020 C 74
Jared Chesak WI Kewaskum 2018 C 73
Kole Ploeckelman WI Elk Mound 2018 C 73
Caden Rhyner WI Waunakee 2019 C 67