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Battle for The Arch: Statistical Analysis


By: Diego Solares
Area Scout, Illinois & Missouri

On Tuesday, September 27th, the PBR Illinois and PBR Missouri staffs converged at GCS Ballpark in Sauget, Illinois, to host the second annual Battle for The Arch event. This invite-only showcase featured prospects from Illinois and Missouri split into their respective teams, starting with a workout portion that was followed by gameplay.

To see which prospects attended this event, click HERE. For all the statistics collected at the event, click HERE.

We started to roll-out content from this event yesterday within our 'Quick Hits', noting a handful of prospects from both teams that caught our scouts' attention.

We'll start diving into the data collected at this event today within this statistical analysis, compiling the names who paced their peers in our traditional stat categories into leaderboards, which you can find below.

TOP 60-YARD DASH

Rank Name State School Class Pos 60-yard
1 Kody Brown MO Seckman 2024 C 6.83
2 Aaron Stuart IL St Ignatius 2023 SS 6.88
3 Easton Steck IL Galesburg 2023 SS 6.91
4 Cayden Gibson MO Fort Zumwalt West 2024 OF 6.93
5 Jake Schulte MO Russellville 2023 C 6.94
^ Alex Schreckenberg IL Columbia 2023 2B 6.94
6 Jayden Diaz IL Alton 2023 C 7.04

MAX EXIT VELOCITY

Rank Name State School Class Pos Exit Velocity (max)
1 Edward Uschold MO Parkway South 2023 SS 99.2 mph
2 Carson McCaleb MO Timberland 2023 C 98.6 mph
3 Jayden Diaz IL Alton 2023 C 97.1 mph
4 Kody Brown MO Seckman 2024 C 96.9 mph
5 Easton Steck IL Galesburg 2023 SS 96.8 mph
6 Aaron Stuart IL St Ignatius 2023 SS 95.4 mph

MAX FASTBALL VELOCITY

Rank Name State School Class Pos Velocity (max)
1 Ajani Henke MO Home School 2023 RHP 88.3 mph
2 Charlie Mussorici MO Liberty 2023 RHP 86.3 mph
3 David Barker IL O'Fallon 2024 RHP 85.6 mph
4 Michael Barker IL O'Fallon 2024 RHP 85.5 mph
5 Chase Rubenacker IL Hamilton County 2023 RHP 85.4 mph

MAX INFIELD VELOCITY

Rank Name State School Class Pos INF Velo
1 Jordan Vazquez IL Fenwick 2023 SS 86
^ Jake Stedman IL Belleville West 2024 SS 86
2 Nolan Turner IL Routt Catholic 2024 SS 84
3 Hayden Boyd MO Seckman 2024 SS 83
^ Alec Marchetto IL Edwardsville 2024 RHP 83

MAX OUTFIELD VELOCITY

Rank Name State School Class Pos OF Velo
1 Trevor Geis IL Mascoutah 2024 OF 88
2 Reed Drabant IL Columbia 2023 OF 87
3 Kody Brown MO Seckman 2024 C 83

MAX CATCHER VELOCITY

Rank Name State School Class Pos C Velo
1 Ayden Rogers MO Francis Howell 2023 C 80
2 Jake Schulte MO Russellville 2023 C 76
3 Kody Brown MO Seckman 2024 C 75

TOP POP TIMES

Rank Name State School Class Pos Pop Time
1 Carson McCaleb MO Timberland 2023 C 1.94-2.03
2 Kody Brown MO Seckman 2024 C 1.98-2.03
3 Ayden Rogers MO Francis Howell 2023 C 2.00-2.08
4 Jake Schulte MO Russellville 2023 C 2.02-2.06
5 Seth Impson IL Springfield 2024 C 2.02-2.09

For a full look at the statistics gathered from this event, click HERE.

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