Maryland Freshmen Free Showcase: Blast Motion Data


Kyle Campbell
Maryland Scouting Director

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PBR Maryland hosted its annual Freshmen Free Showcase at the Maryland Sportsplex in Glen Arm this past Sunday. Over 40 players from across the Old Line State, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia and D.C. participated in a pro-style workout and threw bullpens in front of our PBR Maryland and Mid-Atlantic staff. 

One of the important tools Prep Baseball Report has implemented at its events is the use of Blast Motion sensors. During batting practice, the Blast Motion sensors measure Swing and Impact Metrics across several categories. Swing metrics measure pre-impact mechanics centered around plane, connection, and rotation while impact metrics measure pre-impact performance outcomes based on ball contact.

With the Blast Motion sensor, we were able to collect data from every swing taken by each prospect registered to receive data as part of their package at the event. Below is the full release of the Blast Motion metrics collected including: Bat Speed, On Plane Efficiency, Peak Hand Speed, and Rotational Acceleration. 

The Blast Motion metrics are also uploaded into their profiles following the completion of the event providing insight into areas that could be improved upon as well as helping paint a clear picture of the player to the college and professional scouts doing their research on prospects they may be interested in.

 

CLICK HERE FOR SORTABLE PLAYER BLAST MOTION DATA

 

BLAST MOTION DATA

 

MAX BAT SPEED

Bat Speed is the observed speed of the sweet spot of the bat at impact. For more info: Blast Bat Speed

MLB Avg: 66-78 mph | College: 66-75 mph | HS Varsity: 60-70 mph

Rank Name State School Class Pos Bat Speed (max)
1 Joaquin Rodriguez-Costa DE Sussex Central 2025 3B 75.80 mph
2 Cadeyrn Ahearn MD Centennial 2024 RHP 72.30 mph
3 Braydin Kurz MD Mount Saint Joseph 2024 1B 72.20 mph
4 Jake Plainte MD Good Counsel 2024 OF 71.10 mph
5 Hunter Chambers MD Dover (DE) 2024 RHP 68.60 mph
6 Jake Yeager MD Archbishop Spalding 2024 RHP 68.00 mph
7 Evan Smith MD Huntingtown 2024 SS 67.60 mph
8 Joshua Hamm MD Patuxent 2024 1B 67.10 mph
^ Adam Niman MD Bethesda-Chevy Chase 2024 OF 67.10 mph
9 Michael Young MD Georgetown Prep 2024 SS 66.90 mph
^ Sawyer Wickstrom MD Centennial 2024 OF 66.90 mph
10 Blair Baisden MD Arundel 2024 C 66.80 mph
11 Evan Klemaszewski PA Avon Grove 2024 3B 64.70 mph
12 Nicholas Dolbin MD Arundel 2024 OF 64.30 mph
13 Samuel Canady MD St. Mary's Ryken 2024 SS 64.20 mph
14 Daniel Hesson MD Colonel Richardson 2024 LHP 62.70 mph
15 Austin Sealing MD Archbishop Curley 2024 SS 62.40 mph
16 Jack McNally MD Archbishop Spalding 2025 C 61.20 mph
17 Nicholas Torres MD Damascus 2024 C 61.00 mph
^ Evan Adams MD La Plata 2024 3B 61.00 mph
18 Isaac Terhune DE Cape Henlopen 2024 C 60.70 mph
^ Brandon Yoder MD Dover (DE) 2024 3B 60.70 mph
19 Jordan Lybarger MD Delmar 2024 C 60.60 mph
20 Mike Brogno Jr. MD Mt Hebron 2024 SS 60.00 mph
21 Tyler Kroop MD James Hubert Blake 2024 SS 58.80 mph
22 Fredy Diaz Jr MD Middletown 2024 SS 58.20 mph
23 Drew Emrich MD Spalding 2025 C 57.20 mph
^ Tommy Dietrich MD DeMatha Catholic 2024 C 57.20 mph
24 Ben Flood MD Saint John's Catholic Prep 2024 C 57.10 mph
25 Ryland Weaver MD Weaver Academy 2024 C 56.70 mph
26 Quinn Wells MD Mount St. Joseph 2024 C 54.70 mph
27 Brayden Spurgeon MD Mount Saint Joseph 2024 RHP 54.50 mph
28 Jack Bieda MD Mount St. Joseph 2024 C 53.40 mph
29 Damon Breland MD South Hagerstown 2024 SS 52.30 mph

 

AVERAGE BAT SPEED

MLB Avg: 66-78 mph | College: 66-75 mph | HS Varsity: 60-70 mph

Rank Name State School Class Pos Bat Speed (avg)
1 Cadeyrn Ahearn MD Centennial 2024 RHP 68.02 mph
2 Jake Plainte MD Good Counsel 2024 OF 67.59 mph
3 Braydin Kurz MD Mount Saint Joseph 2024 1B 67.01 mph
4 Joaquin Rodriguez-Costa DE Sussex Central 2025 3B 65.64 mph
5 Sawyer Wickstrom MD Centennial 2024 OF 65.41 mph
6 Adam Niman MD Bethesda-Chevy Chase 2024 OF 64.54 mph
7 Hunter Chambers MD Dover (DE) 2024 RHP 64.30 mph
8 Joshua Hamm MD Patuxent 2024 1B 64.08 mph
9 Evan Smith MD Huntingtown 2024 SS 63.66 mph
10 Samuel Canady MD St. Mary's Ryken 2024 SS 62.54 mph
11 Blair Baisden MD Arundel 2024 C 62.20 mph
12 Jake Yeager MD Archbishop Spalding 2024 RHP 60.46 mph
13 Michael Young MD Georgetown Prep 2024 SS 59.99 mph
14 Nicholas Dolbin MD Arundel 2024 OF 59.14 mph
15 Evan Klemaszewski PA Avon Grove 2024 3B 59.05 mph
16 Daniel Hesson MD Colonel Richardson 2024 LHP 58.83 mph
17 Jack McNally MD Archbishop Spalding 2025 C 58.08 mph
18 Jordan Lybarger MD Delmar 2024 C 57.89 mph
19 Nicholas Torres MD Damascus 2024 C 57.79 mph
20 Brandon Yoder MD Dover (DE) 2024 3B 57.44 mph
21 Mike Brogno Jr. MD Mt Hebron 2024 SS 57.22 mph
22 Austin Sealing MD Archbishop Curley 2024 SS 57.19 mph
23 Isaac Terhune DE Cape Henlopen 2024 C 56.42 mph
24 Tyler Kroop MD James Hubert Blake 2024 SS 55.57 mph
25 Fredy Diaz Jr MD Middletown 2024 SS 55.55 mph
26 Evan Adams MD La Plata 2024 3B 54.58 mph
27 Tommy Dietrich MD DeMatha Catholic 2024 C 54.51 mph
28 Ryland Weaver MD Weaver Academy 2024 C 53.84 mph
29 Ben Flood MD Saint John's Catholic Prep 2024 C 53.09 mph
30 Drew Emrich MD Spalding 2025 C 52.13 mph
31 Brayden Spurgeon MD Mount Saint Joseph 2024 RHP 50.94 mph
32 Jack Bieda MD Mount St. Joseph 2024 C 50.59 mph
33 Damon Breland MD South Hagerstown 2024 SS 50.57 mph
34 Quinn Wells MD Mount St. Joseph 2024 C 49.24 mph

 

MAX HAND SPEED

Peak Hand Speed is the observed maximum speed as measured on the handle of the bat (measured six inches from the knob of the bat). Peak Hand Speed will occur prior to the moment of impact, very close to the commit time in the swing when the wrists unhinge. For more info: Peak Hand Speed

MLB Avg: 23-29 mph | College Avg: 21-24 mph | HS Varsity Avg: 19-22 mph

Rank Name State School Class Pos Hand Speed (max)
1 Braydin Kurz MD Mount Saint Joseph 2024 1B 26.20 mph
2 Adam Niman MD Bethesda-Chevy Chase 2024 OF 24.60 mph
3 Jake Plainte MD Good Counsel 2024 OF 23.60 mph
4 Sawyer Wickstrom MD Centennial 2024 OF 22.30 mph
^ Joshua Hamm MD Patuxent 2024 1B 22.30 mph
5 Cadeyrn Ahearn MD Centennial 2024 RHP 22.10 mph
^ Joaquin Rodriguez-Costa DE Sussex Central 2025 3B 22.10 mph
^ Evan Smith MD Huntingtown 2024 SS 22.10 mph
6 Hunter Chambers MD Dover (DE) 2024 RHP 21.70 mph
7 Blair Baisden MD Arundel 2024 C 21.60 mph
8 Michael Young MD Georgetown Prep 2024 SS 21.40 mph
9 Jordan Lybarger MD Delmar 2024 C 21.30 mph
^ Tommy Dietrich MD DeMatha Catholic 2024 C 21.30 mph
^ Evan Adams MD La Plata 2024 3B 21.30 mph
10 Drew Emrich MD Spalding 2025 C 21.20 mph
11 Evan Klemaszewski PA Avon Grove 2024 3B 21.10 mph
12 Brayden Spurgeon MD Mount Saint Joseph 2024 RHP 21.00 mph
13 Samuel Canady MD St. Mary's Ryken 2024 SS 20.90 mph
^ Jake Yeager MD Archbishop Spalding 2024 RHP 20.90 mph
14 Nicholas Dolbin MD Arundel 2024 OF 19.80 mph
15 Mike Brogno Jr. MD Mt Hebron 2024 SS 19.70 mph
16 Daniel Hesson MD Colonel Richardson 2024 LHP 19.60 mph
17 Austin Sealing MD Archbishop Curley 2024 SS 19.30 mph
^ Nicholas Torres MD Damascus 2024 C 19.30 mph
18 Jack McNally MD Archbishop Spalding 2025 C 19.20 mph
19 Fredy Diaz Jr MD Middletown 2024 SS 18.80 mph
20 Brandon Yoder MD Dover (DE) 2024 3B 18.70 mph
21 Ryland Weaver MD Weaver Academy 2024 C 18.20 mph
22 Jack Bieda MD Mount St. Joseph 2024 C 18.00 mph
^ Quinn Wells MD Mount St. Joseph 2024 C 18.00 mph
23 Isaac Terhune DE Cape Henlopen 2024 C 17.60 mph
24 Ben Flood MD Saint John's Catholic Prep 2024 C 17.50 mph
25 Damon Breland MD South Hagerstown 2024 SS 17.10 mph
26 Tyler Kroop MD James Hubert Blake 2024 SS 17.00 mph

 

AVERAGE HAND SPEED

MLB Avg: 23-29 mph | College Avg: 21-24 mph | HS Varsity Avg: 19-22 mph

Rank Name State School Class Pos Hand Speed (avg)
1 Adam Niman MD Bethesda-Chevy Chase 2024 OF 22.89 mph
2 Jake Plainte MD Good Counsel 2024 OF 22.40 mph
3 Sawyer Wickstrom MD Centennial 2024 OF 21.13 mph
4 Joaquin Rodriguez-Costa DE Sussex Central 2025 3B 20.94 mph
5 Joshua Hamm MD Patuxent 2024 1B 20.75 mph
6 Braydin Kurz MD Mount Saint Joseph 2024 1B 20.74 mph
7 Cadeyrn Ahearn MD Centennial 2024 RHP 20.59 mph
8 Evan Smith MD Huntingtown 2024 SS 20.58 mph
9 Tommy Dietrich MD DeMatha Catholic 2024 C 20.31 mph
10 Hunter Chambers MD Dover (DE) 2024 RHP 19.69 mph
11 Drew Emrich MD Spalding 2025 C 19.53 mph
12 Jordan Lybarger MD Delmar 2024 C 19.36 mph
13 Michael Young MD Georgetown Prep 2024 SS 19.26 mph
14 Samuel Canady MD St. Mary's Ryken 2024 SS 19.22 mph
15 Evan Adams MD La Plata 2024 3B 19.19 mph
16 Austin Sealing MD Archbishop Curley 2024 SS 19.03 mph
17 Brayden Spurgeon MD Mount Saint Joseph 2024 RHP 18.74 mph
18 Daniel Hesson MD Colonel Richardson 2024 LHP 18.56 mph
19 Jake Yeager MD Archbishop Spalding 2024 RHP 18.55 mph
20 Evan Klemaszewski PA Avon Grove 2024 3B 18.54 mph
21 Blair Baisden MD Arundel 2024 C 18.51 mph
22 Mike Brogno Jr. MD Mt Hebron 2024 SS 18.20 mph
23 Nicholas Dolbin MD Arundel 2024 OF 17.83 mph
24 Fredy Diaz Jr MD Middletown 2024 SS 17.10 mph
25 Jack Bieda MD Mount St. Joseph 2024 C 16.91 mph
26 Brandon Yoder MD Dover (DE) 2024 3B 16.71 mph
27 Isaac Terhune DE Cape Henlopen 2024 C 16.46 mph
28 Ryland Weaver MD Weaver Academy 2024 C 16.41 mph
29 Damon Breland MD South Hagerstown 2024 SS 16.30 mph
30 Quinn Wells MD Mount St. Joseph 2024 C 16.02 mph
31 Jack McNally MD Archbishop Spalding 2025 C 15.80 mph
32 Ben Flood MD Saint John's Catholic Prep 2024 C 15.74 mph
33 Nicholas Torres MD Damascus 2024 C 15.65 mph
34 Tyler Kroop MD James Hubert Blake 2024 SS 15.63 mph

 

MAX ROTATIONAL ACCELERATION

Measures how quickly your bat accelerates into the swing plane. Rotation is a good indicator of how you build bat speed by sequencing properly. The quicker your rotational acceleration, the more power you will have and the more time you have to adjust to pitch locations. For more info: Rotational Acceleration

MLB Avg: 16.8 g | College Avg: 12.9 g | HS Varsity Avg: 9.9 g

Rank Name State School Class Pos Rot. Acc (max)
1 Sawyer Wickstrom MD Centennial 2024 OF 23.10 g
2 Tommy Dietrich MD DeMatha Catholic 2024 C 21.30 g
3 Joaquin Rodriguez-Costa DE Sussex Central 2025 3B 20.50 g
4 Daniel Hesson MD Colonel Richardson 2024 LHP 19.40 g
5 Adam Niman MD Bethesda-Chevy Chase 2024 OF 18.00 g
6 Joshua Hamm MD Patuxent 2024 1B 17.60 g
7 Michael Young MD Georgetown Prep 2024 SS 17.50 g
8 Evan Klemaszewski PA Avon Grove 2024 3B 17.10 g
9 Evan Smith MD Huntingtown 2024 SS 16.60 g
10 Cadeyrn Ahearn MD Centennial 2024 RHP 16.50 g
11 Mike Brogno Jr. MD Mt Hebron 2024 SS 16.10 g
12 Braydin Kurz MD Mount Saint Joseph 2024 1B 15.00 g
13 Hunter Chambers MD Dover (DE) 2024 RHP 14.90 g
14 Blair Baisden MD Arundel 2024 C 14.60 g
15 Nicholas Dolbin MD Arundel 2024 OF 13.90 g
16 Samuel Canady MD St. Mary's Ryken 2024 SS 13.70 g
17 Jake Plainte MD Good Counsel 2024 OF 13.50 g
18 Brayden Spurgeon MD Mount Saint Joseph 2024 RHP 13.30 g
19 Austin Sealing MD Archbishop Curley 2024 SS 13.20 g
20 Fredy Diaz Jr MD Middletown 2024 SS 12.70 g
^ Jordan Lybarger MD Delmar 2024 C 12.70 g
21 Nicholas Torres MD Damascus 2024 C 12.60 g
22 Jack McNally MD Archbishop Spalding 2025 C 12.30 g
23 Drew Emrich MD Spalding 2025 C 11.40 g
24 Ryland Weaver MD Weaver Academy 2024 C 10.80 g
^ Brandon Yoder MD Dover (DE) 2024 3B 10.80 g
25 Isaac Terhune DE Cape Henlopen 2024 C 10.60 g
26 Jake Yeager MD Archbishop Spalding 2024 RHP 10.10 g
27 Evan Adams MD La Plata 2024 3B 9.70 g
28 Quinn Wells MD Mount St. Joseph 2024 C 8.80 g
29 Damon Breland MD South Hagerstown 2024 SS 7.80 g
30 Tyler Kroop MD James Hubert Blake 2024 SS 6.70 g
31 Ben Flood MD Saint John's Catholic Prep 2024 C 6.30 g
32 Jack Bieda MD Mount St. Joseph 2024 C 4.30 g

 

AVERAGE ROTATIONAL ACCELERATION

MLB Avg: 16.8 g | College Avg: 12.9 g | HS Varsity Avg: 9.9 g

Rank Name State School Class Pos Rot. Acc (avg)
1 Sawyer Wickstrom MD Centennial 2024 OF 18.58 g
2 Tommy Dietrich MD DeMatha Catholic 2024 C 18.51 g
3 Joaquin Rodriguez-Costa DE Sussex Central 2025 3B 16.88 g
4 Cadeyrn Ahearn MD Centennial 2024 RHP 14.54 g
5 Michael Young MD Georgetown Prep 2024 SS 13.88 g
6 Joshua Hamm MD Patuxent 2024 1B 13.30 g
7 Evan Smith MD Huntingtown 2024 SS 12.57 g
8 Adam Niman MD Bethesda-Chevy Chase 2024 OF 12.28 g
9 Evan Klemaszewski PA Avon Grove 2024 3B 12.26 g
10 Samuel Canady MD St. Mary's Ryken 2024 SS 11.98 g
11 Mike Brogno Jr. MD Mt Hebron 2024 SS 11.68 g
12 Austin Sealing MD Archbishop Curley 2024 SS 11.66 g
13 Nicholas Dolbin MD Arundel 2024 OF 11.11 g
14 Jordan Lybarger MD Delmar 2024 C 10.77 g
15 Jake Plainte MD Good Counsel 2024 OF 10.75 g
16 Jack McNally MD Archbishop Spalding 2025 C 10.26 g
17 Blair Baisden MD Arundel 2024 C 10.06 g
18 Brayden Spurgeon MD Mount Saint Joseph 2024 RHP 10.00 g
19 Braydin Kurz MD Mount Saint Joseph 2024 1B 9.86 g
20 Hunter Chambers MD Dover (DE) 2024 RHP 9.78 g
21 Fredy Diaz Jr MD Middletown 2024 SS 9.53 g
22 Daniel Hesson MD Colonel Richardson 2024 LHP 9.52 g
23 Nicholas Torres MD Damascus 2024 C 9.49 g
24 Ryland Weaver MD Weaver Academy 2024 C 8.68 g
25 Brandon Yoder MD Dover (DE) 2024 3B 8.06 g
26 Isaac Terhune DE Cape Henlopen 2024 C 7.45 g
27 Jake Yeager MD Archbishop Spalding 2024 RHP 6.39 g
28 Damon Breland MD South Hagerstown 2024 SS 6.32 g
29 Drew Emrich MD Spalding 2025 C 6.25 g
30 Quinn Wells MD Mount St. Joseph 2024 C 5.78 g
31 Evan Adams MD La Plata 2024 3B 5.69 g
32 Tyler Kroop MD James Hubert Blake 2024 SS 5.31 g
33 Ben Flood MD Saint John's Catholic Prep 2024 C 4.70 g
34 Jack Bieda MD Mount St. Joseph 2024 C 2.73 g

 

AVERAGE ON-PLANE EFFICIENCY

Measures the percentage of your swing where the bat is on the swing plane. Your vertical bat angle at contact establishes the plane for that swing. Plane is a great indicator for making more consistent contact on the barrel of the bat. For more info: On-Plane Efficiency

Ideal Efficiency %: 70% or Higher | Range: 65%-85%

Rank Name State School Class Pos On Plane Eff %
1 Tommy Dietrich MD DeMatha Catholic 2024 C 85 %
2 Nicholas Torres MD Damascus 2024 C 81 %
3 Adam Niman MD Bethesda-Chevy Chase 2024 OF 80 %
4 Mike Brogno Jr. MD Mt Hebron 2024 SS 78 %
^ Nicholas Dolbin MD Arundel 2024 OF 78 %
5 Evan Adams MD La Plata 2024 3B 77 %
6 Jordan Lybarger MD Delmar 2024 C 76 %
7 Daniel Hesson MD Colonel Richardson 2024 LHP 75 %
8 Fredy Diaz Jr MD Middletown 2024 SS 73 %
9 Braydin Kurz MD Mount Saint Joseph 2024 1B 72 %
10 Sawyer Wickstrom MD Centennial 2024 OF 72 %
11 Tyler Kroop MD James Hubert Blake 2024 SS 71 %
12 Jake Yeager MD Archbishop Spalding 2024 RHP 71 %
13 Evan Smith MD Huntingtown 2024 SS 70 %
14 Joshua Hamm MD Patuxent 2024 1B 70 %
15 Joaquin Rodriguez-Costa DE Sussex Central 2025 3B 69 %
16 Michael Young MD Georgetown Prep 2024 SS 68 %
17 Brandon Yoder MD Dover (DE) 2024 3B 66 %
18 Isaac Terhune DE Cape Henlopen 2024 C 66 %
19 Damon Breland MD South Hagerstown 2024 SS 63 %
20 Samuel Canady MD St. Mary's Ryken 2024 SS 61 %
21 Blair Baisden MD Arundel 2024 C 60 %
22 Evan Klemaszewski PA Avon Grove 2024 3B 59 %
23 Austin Sealing MD Archbishop Curley 2024 SS 58 %
24 Ryland Weaver MD Weaver Academy 2024 C 56 %
25 Jack McNally MD Archbishop Spalding 2025 C 56 %
26 Ben Flood MD Saint John's Catholic Prep 2024 C 55 %
27 Cadeyrn Ahearn MD Centennial 2024 RHP 53 %
28 Brayden Spurgeon MD Mount Saint Joseph 2024 RHP 51 %
29 Jake Plainte MD Good Counsel 2024 OF 51 %
30 Hunter Chambers MD Dover (DE) 2024 RHP 47 %
31 Quinn Wells MD Mount St. Joseph 2024 C 46 %
32 Drew Emrich MD Spalding 2025 C 44 %
33 Jack Bieda MD Mount St. Joseph 2024 C 37 %

 

 

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