Prep Baseball Report

Uncommitted Spotlight: '25 OF Emmett Johnson

Steven Hardesty
Central Coast/North LA Area Scout


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The Uncommitted Spotlight Series continues as the calendar rapidly approaches the start of the '24 CIF High School baseball season Prep Baseball California is now highlighting some of the top uncommitted class of '25 athletes. The players featured are pulled directly from our '25 Class Rankings. These JR year players are ones that college coaches and fans should be keeping their eyes on over the coming months.

We invite you to get to know them through the eyes of our Prep Baseball California staff of scouts and the data-backed numbers collected at our events with our partnered companies. TrackMan, Blast Motion, Swift Performance, and Visual Edge provide comparable data to project and evaluate players. All of these systems come together to give a clear picture at what colleges will get when a players steps onto their campus.

Today, we put the spotlight on a NorCal '25 OF Emmett Johnson from St. Ignatius Prep. The toolsy Johnson has a medium frame that shows present wiry strength with athleticism. His skillset, actions and feel for his route project a potential above average CF profile with a 6.76 second 60 time while flashing above average arm strength at 88 MPH from the OF where even if he can't stick long term in CF he can handle a move to RF. The impact defensive potential Johnson shows combines with an enticing offensive profile where his batted ball data is impressive averaging 91.1 MPH on exit velocity, maxing out at 96.1 MPH and showing leverage to drive the ball with authority to the pull side in the air. The swing is balanced with a good turn from the lower half and a consistent feel for rhythm/timing that should allow him to a solid average hitter with above average power potential. His overall package off tools, athletic ability with an impact defensive profile showing potential high level offensive ability should have Johnson on boards for college programs '25 recruiting classes.

College coaches and fans be sure to click on Johnson's profile to see full video and statistics. 

Emmett Johnson

Class of 2025 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2025
  • Primary Position: OF
    Secondary Position: 2B
  • High School: St. Ignatius College Prep
    State: CA
  • Summer Team: EJ Sports Elite
  • Height: 5-10
    Weight: 165lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R


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