Pre Season All State: 2020 OF KJ Merriweather


Brian Walker
Arkansas Scouting Director



KJ Merriweather

Class of 2020 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2020
  • Primary Position: OF
    Secondary Position: SS
  • High School: Robinson
    State: AR
  • Summer Team: Maximum Impact
  • Height: 6-0
    Weight: 175lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

Statistics

Position
6.46
60-yard
(02/16/19)
81
OF Velo
(02/16/19)
86
Exit Velo
(02/16/19)
Position
60-yard
6.46
OF Velo
81
Exit Velo
86
Position
60-yard
6.7
OF Velo
78
Exit Velo
80

Scouting Report

1-19-19: Open I.D.

6-Foot-0, 160-Pound frame, athletic body that's added strength and has more to gain, ran a 6.70 60, Offensively; offensively; LHH, open stance toe tap to stride closed stance barrel stacked at foot contact, backside minimal rotation to contact, good stability at contact with feet, stays square to hit, barrel works around ball at times, simple repeatable swing, extension to pull side, RHH open stance leg lift to stride, simple stroke, barrel cocked at foot strike, works to pull side, back knee down to contact, slight over rotation through contact, bat speed to middle, simple swing, with short extension, 80 mph exit velo, Defensively; attacks ball, fields inside body, good funnel to mid line, solid crow hop to release, clean arm action, 80 mph arm strength.

7-17-18: Underclass Games:

6-foot-0, 160-Pound frame, athletic long levered body, ran a 6.71, offensively;  RH; toe tap to stride, barrel rhythm, even stride, loses contact with ground to contact, barrel works up to contact, flat stroke, 84 mph exit velo, LH; toe tap to stride, closed land with stride, loses contact with ground to contact, barrel works to pull side, short finish, defensively; attacks ball, running crow hop, fields inside left foot, two hand field, good crow hop, high arm slot, minimal carry, 73 mph arm strength.

3-31-2018: 

6-foot-0, 160-pound frame, athletic frame, wide shoulders, room to fill, strength to add, ran a 6.60 60, easy gate, strides easy, faster times to come, defensively athletic actions, clean field outside left, funnel proper in midline, footwork advanced, arm strength 70 MPH, switch hitter, left handed: open stance to closed stride, choppy rhythm with toe tap, hands load little, bat steep to contact, RH: open stance, toe tap to stride, barrel flat to launch, pull heavy, extension to pull side, back side rotates minimally.


Videos

(1/19/19)