Uncommitted Spotlight - 2023 John Alex Walsh


Alex Armand
Louisiana Scouting Director



John Alex Walsh

Class of 2023 / RHP

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2023
  • Primary Position: RHP
    Secondary Position: 3B
  • High School: Alexandria
    State: LA
  • Summer Team: Louisiana Knights
  • Height: 6-2
    Weight: 185lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

Statistics

Pitching
93
Max FB
(09/17/21)
87 - 92
FB
(09/17/21)
76 - 77
CB
(09/17/21)
78 - 80
CH
(10/30/21)
70 - 71
SL
(08/03/19)
70 - 73
CT
(01/18/20)
68 - 69
KN
(11/02/19)
Pitching
Max FB
91
FB
89 - 90
CB
76 - 77
CH
78 - 80
Pitching
Max FB
93
FB
87 - 92
CB
76 - 77
Pitching
Max FB
89
FB
85 - 88
CB
70 - 73
Pitching
Max FB
87
FB
84 - 87
Pitching
Max FB
84
FB
82 - 84
CB
66 - 70
CH
72 - 75
CT
70 - 73
KN
68 - 69
Pitching
Max FB
82
FB
80 - 82
CB
67 - 69
KN
68 - 69
Pitching
Max FB
79
FB
77 - 79
SL
70 - 71
Pitching
Max FB
77
FB
74 - 77
CB
64 - 67
KN
64 - 66
Position
6.90
60-yard
(06/16/20)
90
INF Velo
(10/30/21)
90
OF Velo
(06/16/20)
95
Exit Velo
(10/30/21)
Position
60-yard
7.19
INF Velo
90
Exit Velo
95
Position
60-yard
7.1
INF Velo
84
OF Velo
88
Exit Velo
92
Position
60-yard
6.9
INF Velo
74
OF Velo
90
Exit Velo
87
Position
60-yard
7.16
INF Velo
84
Exit Velo
92
Position
60-yard
7.3
INF Velo
84
OF Velo
80
Exit Velo
86
Position
60-yard
7.7
INF Velo
80
OF Velo
78
Exit Velo
83
Position
60-yard
7.68
INF Velo
74
Exit Velo
82
Trackman - Fastball
91.0
Velocity (max)
(10/30/21)
88.8
Eff Velocity (avg)
(10/30/21)
2475
Spin Rate (max)
(10/30/21)
2356
Spin Rate (avg)
(10/30/21)
Trackman - Fastball
Velocity (max)
91
Velo Range
88.6 - 90.7
Eff Velocity (avg)
88.8
Spin Rate (max)
2475
Spin Rate (avg)
2356
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
76.6
Velocity (max)
(10/30/21)
75.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
(10/30/21)
2472
Spin Rate (max)
(10/30/21)
2442
Spin Rate (avg)
(10/30/21)
Trackman - Curveball
Velocity (max)
76.6
Velo Range
76.5 - 76.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
75.6
Spin Rate (max)
2472
Spin Rate (avg)
2442
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Hitting
95.4
Exit Velocity (max)
(10/30/21)
82.9
Exit Velocity (avg)
(10/30/21)
286
Distance (avg)
(10/30/21)
351
Distance (max)
(10/30/21)
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Velocity (max)
95.4
Exit Velocity (avg)
82.9
Distance (avg)
286
Distance (max)
351
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Velocity (max)
92.3
Exit Velocity (avg)
80.2
Distance (avg)
216
Distance (max)
318
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Velocity (max)
84.6
Exit Velocity (avg)
78.5
Distance (avg)
238
Distance (max)
295
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Blast - Hitting
20.9
Hand Speed (max)
(10/30/21)
18.9
Hand Speed (avg)
(06/16/20)
74.1
Bat Speed (max)
(10/30/21)
67.3
Bat Speed (avg)
(10/30/21)
Blast - Hitting
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
Hand Speed (max)
20.9
Hand Speed (avg)
18.8
Bat Speed (max)
74.1
Bat Speed (avg)
67.3
On Plane Eff (avg)
Blast - Hitting
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
Hand Speed (max)
20.4
Hand Speed (avg)
18.9
Bat Speed (max)
68.3
Bat Speed (avg)
67
On Plane Eff (avg)

Scouting Report

6/16/20

 

Physical 6-foot-1, 180-pound frame that has started to fill out. Right-handed hitter stands tall in the box using a knee-to-knee leg lift to create momentum in the swing. Lands firm with balance and strength at contact with advanced bat speed through the zone, registered an exit velocity of 87 mph. Solid defender in the outfield, moves well working through the baseball with clean exchanges into a compact arm action and high-¾ release with big arm strength turning in positional velocity of 90 mph. Also, worked out on the infield where he flashed average actions and footwork, with improved body control, clean exchanges into an easy 3/4 release with carry and accuracy. Turned in a positional velocity of 80 mph. Strong athlete turned in a 6.90 60-yard dash.

 

11/02/19

 

John Alex Walsh: SS, (2023) Alexandria, LA. Lean frame. At the plate, the  hitter's best exit velocity was 86 mph. Sets up in an open tall stance and had a short stride. Exhibits an uphill swing plane and level finish. Found some barrels during his round. Gap to gap approach. His best position velocity in the outfield was registered at 80 mph; displayed consistent feet. In the infield, showed ability to throw up to 84 mph across the field; had a fluid exchange, soft hands and athletic footwork. Had a short arm action and a high ¾ slot with consistent accuracy to the bag. In the 60-yard dash, he recorded a time of 7.3. On the mound, he had quick arm speed and a high ¾ angle. He is a feel type pitcher who uses some effort. Knuckleball shows movement at 68-69 mph. Clocked sitting at 80-82 mph and topped out at 82 mph; shows tailing action with some movement. Showed sinking action and consistent command on his curveball (67-69).

 

8/01/19

 

Solid 5-foot-10, 160-pound frame with room for physical maturity. Right-handed hitter stands tall in the box using a moderate leg lift to create momentum in the swing. Creates quality leverage and strength at contact with advanced bat speed resulting in an 83 mph exit velocity. Average defender in the outfield, took solid routes with sound exchanges into a compact arm circle and high-¾ release with solid arm strength turning in positional velocity of 78 mph. Showed solid infield actions, quality exchanges and the ability to throw from multiple arm angles resulting in a positional velocity of 80 mph. Developing athlete turned in a 7.70 60-yard dash.

 

8/01/19

 

Athletic right-hander with feel to pitch. Clean, in-line delivery, uses pauses at the top of delivery to throw off hitter’s timing. Compact arm action into 3/4 release with easy effort and solid arm speed. Pitched 77-79 mph with arm-side run on fastball. Breaking ball showed solid spin with depth and gradual break at 69-70 mph.