Player Spotlight: 2016 RHP/INF Brooks Southall




Trey Sofio
Louisiana Scouting Director

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Name: Brooks Southall
School:
University Lab
Position:
RHP/INF
Grad Year:
2016
State Rank: 42


Scouting Report

A 6-foot, 175-pound right-handed pitcher and infielder with an average, athletic frame. Solid defender with average hands, clean exchange, and plays through balls well. Long arm action into high-3/4 release with accuracy on throws and a positional velocity of 79 mph. Right-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 that produced an exit velocity of 84 mph. Also posted a 7.00 60 yard dash. Right-handed pitcher with a long, loose arm action into ¾ release with quick arm speed and regular effort. Smooth rhythm, level shoulders, in-line direction, lands square and finishes athletic. Fastball sat 83-85 mph with late sink and command. Breaking ball showed 10/4 shape with sharp break and fastball arm speed at 73-74 mph. Also showed a changeup with near fastball arm speed and fade action at 77-78 mph.

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