Best of 2021: Breaking Ball Spin Rate


Rocco Iervasi
Florida Director of Operations/Area Scout

2021 is in the books. A great year of baseball with a lot more to look forward to in 2022. We will continue to highlight our top stat leaders of 2021 from all of PBR Florida's events combined. We will break them down into the top ten leaders from each class. Today we will continue with the top Curveball and Slider Spin Rates via TrackMan. Check out the best Breaking Ball Spin Rates of 2021 from each class.

Stat Leaders: 60 Yard Dash | Exit Velo | OF Velo | INF Velo | Pop Times | FB Velo | FB Spin

Class of 2022 - Curveball

Rank Name State School Class Pos Spin Rate (max)
1 Andrew Pickles FL Gainesville 2022 RHP 2970 rpm
2 Jack Owens FL Bloomingdale 2022 RHP 2828 rpm
3 Jack Bello FL Cardinal Newman 2022 1B 2723 rpm
4 Tristan Legg FL Hernando 2022 3B 2694 rpm
5 Chandler Dorsey FL George Jenkins 2022 RHP 2657 rpm
6 Dearl Edens FL Keswick Christian 2022 RHP 2619 rpm
7 Jake D'Altrui FL Fort Myers 2022 SS 2598 rpm
8 Jeremy Weaver FL Winter Haven 2022 RHP 2590 rpm
9 Fulton Lockhart FL Newsome 2022 RHP 2580 rpm
10 Isaac Williams FL Fleming Island 2022 RHP 2569 rpm

Class of 2022 - Slider

Rank Name State School Class Pos Spin Rate (max)
1 Evan Chrest FL Wharton 2022 RHP 3134 rpm
2 Andrew Pickles FL Gainesville 2022 RHP 3030 rpm
3 Jack Bello FL Cardinal Newman 2022 1B 2694 rpm
4 Jeremy Weaver FL Winter Haven 2022 RHP 2642 rpm
5 Dearl Edens FL Keswick Christian 2022 RHP 2603 rpm
6 Isaac Williams FL Fleming Island 2022 RHP 2577 rpm
7 Trey Wheeler FL Melbourne 2022 LHP 2576 rpm
8 Lou Paolillo FL Cardinal Newman 2022 RHP 2561 rpm
9 Jacob Crews FL TNXL Academy 2022 RHP 2547 rpm
10 Isaiah Myles FL A3 Academy 2022 SS 2531 rpm

Class of 2023 - Curveball

Rank Name State School Class Pos Spin Rate (max)
1 Jake Bechtel FL East Lake 2023 OF 2825 rpm
2 Kristoffer Blanks FL Dwyer 2023 1B 2814 rpm
3 Benjamin Thompson FL Sante Fe 2023 3B 2754 rpm
4 Ethan Hummel FL Orangewood Christian 2023 LHP 2566 rpm
5 Dawson Card FL Santa Fe 2023 LHP 2535 rpm
6 Ryan Rushing FL IMG Academy 2023 LHP 2523 rpm
7 Holden Brauner FL Windermere 2023 OF 2519 rpm
8 Daniel Lazaro FL Tampa Catholic 2023 OF 2503 rpm
9 Jacob Thomas FL St. Johns Country Day 2023 LHP 2497 rpm
10 Brady Appel FL Edgewater 2023 RHP 2493 rpm

Class of 2023 - Slider

Rank Name State School Class Pos Spin Rate (max)
1 Zane Starling FL Santa Fe 2023 SS 2729 rpm
2 Justin Mayes FL Calvary Christian 2023 1B 2723 rpm
3 John Abraham FL Jesuit 2023 RHP 2720 rpm
4 Augie Mojica FL A3 Academy 2023 RHP 2694 rpm
5 Andrew Ildefonso FL Archbishop McCarthy 2023 RHP 2580 rpm
6 Brody Lindsey AL Dothan 2023 RHP 2523 rpm
7 Maddox King FL Tampa Catholic 2023 OF 2501 rpm
8 Will Studebaker FL Bolles 2023 RHP 2473 rpm
9 Ryan Rushing FL IMG Academy 2023 LHP 2453 rpm
10 Zachary Rechtshaid FL St. Petersburg 2023 LHP 2442 rpm

Class of 2024 - Curveball

Rank Name State School Class Pos Spin Rate (max)
1 Robert Mitchell FL Oviedo 2024 RHP 2784 rpm
2 Ethan Burkhardt FL A3 Academy 2024 2B 2690 rpm
3 Roman Corinti FL Tampa Catholic 2024 RHP 2626 rpm
4 Cale Cox FL Lincoln 2024 3B 2607 rpm
5 Benjamin Padinske FL East Lake 2024 RHP 2572 rpm
6 Jack Earnest FL Jesuit 2024 OF 2571 rpm
7 Austin Sonnier FL Wesley Chapel 2024 LHP 2519 rpm
8 Andreas Alvarez FL Osceola 2024 SS 2490 rpm
9 McCall Biemiller FL Jesuit 2024 LHP 2464 rpm
10 Ruben Ledo FL Tampa Catholic 2024 RHP 2440 rpm

Class of 2024 - Slider

Rank Name State School Class Pos Spin Rate (max)
1 Jack Earnest FL Jesuit 2024 OF 2785 rpm
2 Ethan Burkhardt FL A3 Academy 2024 2B 2725 rpm
3 Cale Cox FL Lincoln 2024 3B 2615 rpm
4 Dillon Smalley FL Winter Park 2024 RHP 2515 rpm
5 Eli Fleming FL Oviedo 2024 RHP 2508 rpm
6 Chayce Kieck FL Bolles 2024 RHP 2507 rpm
7 Aidan Brigato FL Calvary Christian 2024 OF 2473 rpm
8 Louis Marsala FL Gulf Coast 2024 1B 2411 rpm
9 Andreas Alvarez FL Osceola 2024 SS 2373 rpm
10 Mikey Marroquin FL Jefferson 2024 RHP 2366 rpm

Class of 2025 - Curveball

Rank Name State School Class Pos Spin Rate (max)
1 Ethan Drumm FL Bolles 2025 RHP 2466 rpm
2 Ethan Reynolds KY South Warren 2025 SS 2425 rpm
3 Jake Owen FL Tampa Catholic 2025 OF 2309 rpm
4 Lucas Cinnante FL Tampa Catholic 2025 2B 2240 rpm
5 Isaiah Mejia FL Trinity Christian Academy 2025 2B 2197 rpm
6 Ronald Causby FL Northside Christian 2025 RHP 2196 rpm
7 Dominick Patruno FL Englewood 2025 C 2137 rpm
8 Elijah De La Concha FL Northeast 2025 1B 2130 rpm
9 Hayden Smith FL Tarpon Springs 2025 RHP 2081 rpm
10 Max Murray FL Winter Springs 2025 3B 2057 rpm

Class of 2025 - Slider

Rank Name State School Class Pos Spin Rate (max)
1 Austin Liss FL Steinbrenner 2025 OF 2821 rpm
2 Danny Machado FL Archbishop McCarthy 2025 SS 2209 rpm
3 Cameron Kessell FL Home School 2025 RHP 2126 rpm
4 Kaleb Kompoltowicz FL Crestview 2025 2B 2042 rpm
5 Reed Sherrard KY Elizabethtown 2025 1B 1949 rpm
6 Austin Denamen FL JW Mitchell 2025 LHP 1915 rpm
7 Asher Heflin FL Countryside 2025 RHP 1829 rpm
8 Christian Zediker FL Mosley 2025 RHP 1749 rpm

 

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