Player Spotlight: 2016 LHP/1B Zach Autin

Trey Sofio
Louisiana Scouting Director

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Name: Zach Autin
Grad Year:
Commitment: Nicholls State
State Rank: 41

Scouting Report

A 5-foot-11, 170-pound left-handed pitcher and first baseman with a strong, athletic frame. Long, loose arm action into high-3/4 release with quick arm speed and regular effort. Smooth rhythm, level shoulders, in-line direction, lands square and finishes athletic. Fastball sat 85-86 mph with late sink and control. Breaking ball showed 2/8 shape with fastball arm speed and sharp break at 72-75 mph. Also showed a changeup with near fastball arm speed and fade action at 73-74 mph. Solid defender with average hands, fluid footwork and clean exchange. Loose arm action into ¾ release with accuracy on throws and a positional velocity of 76 mph. Left-handed hitter that hits from a tall setup, smooth load, short stride, solid lower half and balance. Line-drive type hitter with fluid rhythm, level path and bat speed.

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