Top Prospect - Chicago (Invite Only)

INVITE ONLY EVENT

This event is by invite-only. Please choose the option below to proceed:



When:
Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Who:
Invited Class of 2022

DO NOT REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT UNLESS YOU HAVE RECEIVED AN INVITATION.

The Top Prospect Showcase is one of the summer’s most heavily attended events in Illinois. Since 2007, this event has drawn between 70-100 colleges from across the country. This event is so heavily attended for one reason: the players. Year in and year out, the best talent in Illinois and Wisconsin is represented at this event.

This is an invite only event and is exclusive to the top 2022 prospects in the state. The showcase will be featured on the Prep Baseball Report website, which is subscribed to by hundreds of colleges. Event information including statistics and scouting reports will also be posted on the Prep Baseball Report’s website, at www.PrepBaseballReport.com. Top players will be identified and ranked. Players’ edited videos will also be hosted in the players’ profile along with scouting reports and statistics.

CLICK HERE to view last years roster with committed prospects.

There are only a limited number of spots available, so make sure you get your registration in as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please call.

ITINERARY

 Infielders, Outfielders, Catchers

  • Stretching
  • Running Times (Laser timed 60 yard dash)
  • Offensive Evaluation
    • Mechanical evaluation
    • Live batting practice
    • Trackman ball flight analysis
    • BLAST swing analysis
  • Defensive Evaluations (OF's, Catchers, INF's)
    • Arm strength
    • Defensive mobility
    • Positional projectability
  • Vizual Edge vision testing

Pitchers & Catchers

  • Stretching
  • Bullpen Sessions
    • Mechanical evaluation
    • 15 pitch session (Wind-up and stretch)
    • Charting velocity and pitch action through Trackman data
    • Catcher's Evaluations During Bullpen
    • PitchAI visualizations

DO NOT REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT UNLESS YOU HAVE RECEIVED AN INVITATION.

Scouting, Technology and Data Analysis In One Event

Since 2005, Prep Baseball Report’s mission has been to provide the most credible scouting and event platform to help players and recruiters alike. As baseball has evolved, so have we. 

Prep Baseball Report has recently partnered with global leaders in the baseball technology and analysis space to deliver an unparalleled in-event and post-event experience. Now, at events across the country, players will receive actionable data from their event performance,  captured by industry-leading technologies, so they can elevate their game and get to the next level.

Unrivaled Access to Your Data

Following a Prep Baseball Report event, players will receive unrivaled access to their advanced ball-tracking and swing metrics through the TrackMan and Blast Connect apps. Additionally, to help players understand the advanced data metrics, Prep Baseball Report has partnered with Driveline, the world’s leader in data-driven player development, to generate analysis of your performance through the data sets with tips of how to identify strengths and improve deficiencies. Furthermore, key metrics will live inside your Prep Baseball Report profile to help players in their recruitment process.  

Our Partners

TRACKMAN:
TrackMan is the global leader in ball-tracking accuracy. Following a Prep Baseball Report event, all players will get unrivaled access to their performance data in the Trackman interactive app. Players can create custom dashboards that unlock both hitting and pitching data.

Pitching Features Include:

  • Pitching data access includes: release speed, spin rate, spin axis, release height, extension, horizontal and vertical break, and location on each pitch 

  • See each pitch trajectory in 3D from multiple viewpoints

  • Create defined tags to label and compare pitches

  • Pin pitches together to create tunneling visualizations between different pitch types

  • Visualize each pitch location

Hitting Features Include:

  • Hitting data access includes: Exit speed, distance traveled, launch angle, launch direction, spin rate, contact depth and contact side/height for each swing.

  • Visualize plate coverage

  • Pairing of all data points on each swing

Key ball flight metrics will also live inside player profiles at PrepBaseballReport.com for the benefit of college coaches and recruiters, which will help prospects advance to the next level. TrackMan’s advanced data metrics will augment what players already receive from a PBR showcase, which includes an edited video of their performance, personalized scouting reports, verified statistics, run times and positional velocities. 

BLAST:
Blast is the global leader in swing analysis and used by nearly every MLB organization. Following a Prep Baseball Report event, players will receive access to BlastConnect in the Blast App, that unlocks critical insights and actionable data from their performance.

Features Include:

  • Swing Analysis and Blast Motion hitting assessment

  • Professional-level swing analytics to help players improve their hitting performance

  • Free 30-day trial to Blast Premium Services subscription

Key hitting metrics and Blast Motion Scores will also live inside player profiles at PrepBaseballReport.com for the benefit of college coaches and recruiters, which will help prospects advance to the next level.

DRIVELINE:
Driveline is the global leader in data-driven player development. Following a Prep Baseball Report event, players will receive a Player Development Snapshot utilizing the data collected at all PBR events where technology from other PBR partners is present. In this Snapshot, players will receive:

  • Data analysis and breakdown to promote greater understanding of the information collected, what the information actually means in their specific case, and how to ultimately utilize this information moving forward. 

  • Personalized Snapshot will be delivered through Driveline’s in-house training software, TRAQ, where athletes will also find additional resources and visualizations to benefit their understanding and playing careers.

  • Access to Driveline’s TRAQ system, where all data-sets collected at Prep Baseball Report events will be housed. 

  • Access to Driveline’s EDGE system that recreates 3D animations of spin and movement profiles.

VIZUAL EDGE:
Visual Edge is a market leader in visual performance assessment and training that multiple MLB clubs use for its players. During Prep Baseball Report events, players will take the Vizual Edge 15-minute baseline evaluation. Following the event, players will receive an email PDF of your results - your EDGE SCORE - that will identify your strengths and weaknesses, which directly impacts on-field performance. Visual skills are critical for pitch recognition, reaction speed, timing, seeing spin on the ball, defensive performance and much more. Your EDGE Score will also live inside your Prep Baseball Report profile.

Example Player

Commitment

North Carolina

Draft

2018, 39 Round, Angels

YOUR NAME HERE

Class of 2021 / RHP

Rankings

State
4Rank
1POS
Overall
106Rank
41POS

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2018
  • Primary Position: RHP
    Secondary Position: 1B
  • High School: Franklin
    State: WI
  • Summer Team: Prospect Training Academy
  • Height: 6-5
    Weight: 190lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/R

Statistics

    • Pitching
    • Max Fastball: 93 mphFastball: 90-91 mph
    • Curveball: 78-81 mphChangeup: 82-85 mph
    • Position
    • 60 Time: 6.99 Position Velocity- Infield: 85
    • Exit Velocity: 92

Location

Ozinga Field - Crestwood, IL
14011 Kenton Ave.
Crestwood, IL
60445

Name High School Class Pos. Commitment
Teddy Andrews Hinsdale Central 2022 LHP
Jackson Bessette South Elgin 2022 C
Gavin Dobbels Yorkville 2022 SS
Jack Flagg Oak Park-River Forest 2022 OF
Will Goldberg Homewood-Flossmoor 2022 OF
Max Hansmann York 2022 RHP
Kyle Kaempf McHenry 2022 RHP
Chase Martin Roanoke-Benson 2022 RHP
Aidan O'Connell St. Charles North 2022 C
Dylan O'Connell Eau Claire Memorial 2022 SS
Caleb Royer Grant 2022 1B
Jameson Sheehan Cary Grove 2022 RHP
Gavin Sitarz St. Charles East 2022 LHP
Brendan Som Niles West 2022 2B
Joseph Swanson Pekin 2022 RHP
Brian Twomey Riverside Brookfield 2022 C
Brendan Whalen Grayslake Central 2022 RHP