Pre-Season All State Spotlight: 2020 RHP/3B Braden Knight


Brian Walker
Arkansas State Director



Braden Knight

Class of 2020 / 3B

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2020
  • Primary Position: 3B
    Secondary Position: RHP
  • High School: Bryant
    State: AR
  • Summer Team: Maximum Impact
  • Height: 5-11
    Weight: 175lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

Statistics

Pitching
83
Max FB
(01/04/20)
80 - 83
FB
(01/04/20)
64 - 67
CB
(01/04/20)
70 - 74
CH
(01/19/19)
72 - 75
SL
(01/19/19)
72 - 75
CT
(01/19/19)
Pitching
Max FB
83
FB
80 - 83
CB
64 - 67
CH
70 - 73
SL
67 - 70
Pitching
Max FB
82
FB
75 - 79
CB
63 - 64
CH
70 - 73
SL
67 - 68
Pitching
Max FB
78
FB
74 - 77
CH
70 - 74
SL
72 - 75
CT
72 - 75
Position
8.19
60-yard
(02/16/19)
80
INF Velo
(02/16/19)
82
Exit Velo
Position
60-yard
8.19
INF Velo
80
Exit Velo
77
Position
60-yard
8.26
INF Velo
67
Exit Velo
75

Scouting Report

1-19-19: Open I.D.

6-Foot-0, 170-pound frame, added strength with more to gain, ran a 8.26 60, Offensively; rhythm hitter, even set leg lift to stride, barrel cocked at foot strike, length on backside of swing, lands closed, backside over rotates past contact, strength to levers, quick front hip to contact, big extension, pull side power, 75 mph exit velo, Defensively; fields deep, fields outside left leg, late with glove presentation, late left foot to field, deep funnel, active feet, good in space, 67 mph arm strength.

Pitching; athletic delivery, rhythm to release, high ¾ slot, clean arm swing, good front side, closed land-line, even toe land, spins off front foot at release, fastball 74-78 mph, command in bottom of zone, arm side run at plate, curveball 72-75 mph, has shape at plate, 11-5 action, slider 72-75, cutter type action at plate, late moving at plate, change up 69-74 mph, arm side run with action at plate, feel for zone.

3-31-2018: 5-foot-11, 175-pound frame, wide lower half with short torso, developing body, ran a 8.46 60, offensively, narrow stance with aggressive stride, toe tap to stride, barrel life to foot strike, space between feet for leverage, pull side power, slight arm bar, back side underneath rotates past contact, clear front hip to clear barrel, line drive pull side with loft to swing. Defensively, late feet fields ball deep and off right side, bend to field, funnel to midline of body, glove pat to shuffle rhythm to throw, arm velocity 69 mph.

Pitching: Big lift to balance, open set hands back, ¾ slot, closes hip line at balance, clean land foot, pounds zone with fastball at bottom. 74-75 touching 78, curveball rolls and stays to arm side at 64 mph, late release leaving ball behind, slider has short break at 65 and stays arm side and wraps around plate, change up 68-71, feel for change with arm speed and angle, fades at plate.


Videos

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