Colorado Top Prospect Games Player Spotlight: 2021 RHP Ryan Depew of Grandview HS


John Cackowski
Director of Scouting

 

By John Cackowski
State Director

The 4th Annual Top Prospect Games will be held on August 4th and 5th at Cherry Creek High School. This premier event will feature the best Class of 2020 and 2021 prospects from the state of Colorado and Wyoming with select 2022 prospects. This event has consistently drawn the best players from all 4 corners of the state as they compete and a pro-style workout. Over the next few weeks we will be spotlighting the players attending the event. In this spotlight we look at No. 8 2021 RHP/3B Ryan Depew of Grandview high school



Ryan DePew

Class of 2021 / RHP

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2021
  • Primary Position: RHP
    Secondary Position: OF
  • High School: Grandview
    State: CO
  • Summer Team: Grandview High School
  • Height: 6-0
    Weight: 175lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

Statistics

Pitching
88
Max FB
(01/29/19)
85 - 88
FB
(01/27/19)
71 - 73
CB
(01/29/19)
73 - 74
CH
(01/29/19)
70 - 73
SPL
(12/02/18)
Pitching
Max FB
88
FB
85 - 87
CB
71 - 73
CH
73 - 74
Pitching
Max FB
88
FB
85 - 88
CB
71 - 72
CH
73 - 74
Pitching
Max FB
86
FB
83 - 86
CB
65 - 68
SPL
70 - 73
Position
7.34
60-yard
(06/02/19)
2.05 - 2.10
Pop Time
77
INF Velo
87
OF Velo
(06/02/19)
70
C Velo
91
Exit Velo
(06/02/19)
4.20
H-1st

Scouting Report

1-28-18

5-foot-11, 165-pound right hand hitting 3B/RHP. At the plate he stands balanced with a long stride on the pitch.  Lower half is solid through the zone creating good pull side power.  Swing is long with good extension out front.  Exit velocity was 81 mph at this event.  In the field he comes through the ball and stays square on his delivery.  Shows a good glove transfer and arm is accurate to the bag.  Arm velocity was 77 mph. Righty on the mound and throws from an over-the-top arm angle. Toe lift to balance point with average effort leads to some rhythm and helps land in line. Straight fastball averages between 81-83 mph. Curve showed tight spin and 11/5 break and sat 67-69 mph. He finished with a 61-62 mph Change.

8-5-17

5-foot-11, 165 pounds. Bats and throws right. At the plate slightly crouched in stance, slight leg kick. Keeps hands inside of ball, lets ball get deep. Gap to gap power. 89 mph exit velo off a tee. Behind the dish had pop-times off pitcher in between innings of 2.05 and 2.10. Arm velo was 70 mph. Pretty quiet behind plate with framing. On the mound pitches mostly from stretch, has some deception. Lands with a closed stride, slightly towards 3B. Wraps back and comes from 3/4 arm slot. Not much effort in delivery. Throws 4 pitches. Fastball lived 76-78 mph touching 79 thrown for strikes. Has some arm side run. Curve had 11/5 shape at 62-63 mph. Change was 67-68 with some fade. Also threw a splitter at 61-62 mph. Ran a 7.7 60 time. Solid 2021 prospect in Colorado. 



5-foot-11, 165-pound right hand hitting C/RHP who ran a 7.70 60.  At the plate he hits from an open stance with a long stride to come square.  Weight stays on the back side during the swing and swing path is slightly uphill.  Exit velocity was 82 MPH.  Behind the plate he showed good feet and a quick transfer on throws to second.  He throws from a high ¾ arm slot and pop-times were 2.05-2.10.  On the mound he stands tall and falls in-line with the plate.  He throws from a high ¾ arm slot and finishes square to the plate.  He showed good fastball command and velocity was 78 MPH.  He also showcased a 62 MPH curve and 62 MPH change.