State Fair & North Central Scout Day: Data Dive


By: Diego Solares
Area Scout, Illinois & Missouri

On Wednesday, September 14th, the PBR Missouri staff traveled to State Fair Community College to host the State Fair and North Central Scout Day. More than 40 prospects from these respective programs participated in a pro-style workout in front of our staff, showcasing their talents and gathering data through our various tech partners.

For a complete look at the players who attended this event, click HERE.

Shortly after the event, our staff put together leaderboards of which prospects put up numbers across our traditional stat categories, which you can find HERE.

We'll now use the unrivaled data captured through our tech partners to dive deeper into the metrics. Below you'll see the prospects who paced this event in batted ball data, pitch metrics, and swing analytics.

PEAK EXIT VELOCITY

Rank Name School HS Grad Year Pos Exit Velocity (max)
1 John Greenwood State Fair CC 2021 OF 106.2 mph
2 Benit Thacker State Fair CC 2021 C 103.7 mph
3 Brett Cira Missouri Baptist University 2021 1B 100.1 mph
4 Nicholas Williams State Fair CC 2021 1B 97.4 mph
5 Jesus Fonseca North Central Missouri JC 2024 SS 96.3 mph
6 Jaden Kolb State Fair CC 2022 1B 96.0 mph

AVERAGE EXIT VELOCITY

Rank Name School HS Grad Year Pos Exit Velocity (avg)
1 John Greenwood State Fair CC 2021 OF 97.2 mph
2 Benit Thacker State Fair CC 2021 C 95.6 mph
3 Brett Cira Missouri Baptist University 2021 1B 94.1 mph
4 Edward Viloria North Central Missouri JC 2021 OF 88.8 mph
5 Daniel Mendez Jose Antonio Jose de Sucre 2022 C 88.3 mph

PEAK BATTED DISTANCE

Rank Name School HS Grad Year Pos Distance (max)
1 John Greenwood State Fair CC 2021 OF 433 ft
2 Benit Thacker State Fair CC 2021 C 394 ft
3 Josue Noyola North Central Missouri JC 2021 OF 362 ft
4 Nicholas Williams State Fair CC 2021 1B 362 ft
5 Jesus Fonseca North Central Missouri JC 2024 SS 360 ft
6 Josh Hughes North Central Missouri JC 2021 OF 358 ft

AVERAGE BAT SPEED

Rank Name School HS Grad Year Pos Bat Speed (avg)
1 Benit Thacker State Fair CC 2021 C 81.7 mph
2 Josue Noyola North Central Missouri JC 2021 OF 75.6 mph
3 Devyn Wright State Fair CC 2022 OF 71.8 mph
4 Adam Webb Smith Cotton 2021 SS 71.3 mph

AVERAGE HAND SPEED

Rank Name School HS Grad Year Pos Hand Speed (avg)
1 Jaden Kolb State Fair CC 2022 1B 24.7 mph
2 Tanner Wright North Central Missouri JC 2021 C 24.2 mph
3 Benit Thacker State Fair CC 2021 C 24.1 mph
4 John Greenwood State Fair CC 2021 OF 23.2 mph

10-YARD SPLIT

Rank Name School HS Grad Year Pos 10-yd
1 John Greenwood State Fair CC 2021 OF 1.55 s
2 Bailey Quint North Central Missouri JC 2021 3B 1.56 s
3 Adam Webb Smith Cotton 2021 SS 1.61 s
4 Benit Thacker State Fair CC 2021 C 1.63 s
5 Josh Hughes North Central Missouri JC 2021 OF 1.64 s
^ Layne Rutherford North Central Missouri JC 2021 SS 1.64 s

PEAK RUN SPEED

Rank Name School HS Grad Year Pos Run speed (max)
1 Benit Thacker State Fair CC 2021 C 20.8
2 John Greenwood State Fair CC 2021 OF 20.7
3 Josh Hughes North Central Missouri JC 2021 OF 19.8
4 Ty Stanley State Fair CC 2022 OF 19.7
5 Brett Cira Missouri Baptist University 2021 1B 19.6
^ Josue Noyola North Central Missouri JC 2021 OF 19.6

PEAK FASTBALL VELOCITY

Rank Name School HS Grad Year Pos Velocity (max)
1 Zach Buschschulte State Fair CC 2021 RHP 89.0 mph
2 Bailey Quint North Central Missouri JC 2021 3B 88.3 mph
3 Tanner Schmidt North Central Missouri JC 2020 RHP 88.0 mph
4 Chase Carson State Fair CC 2021 LHP 87.4 mph
5 Ben Haug State Fair CC 2021 RHP 87.2 mph

PEAK FASTBALL SPIN RATE

Rank Name School HS Grad Year Pos Spin Rate (max)
1 Layne Rutherford North Central Missouri JC 2021 SS 2328 rpm
2 Hunter Eickhoff North Central Missouri JC 2021 3B 2286 rpm
3 Chase Carson State Fair CC 2021 LHP 2280 rpm
4 Ramses Gutierrez Global Vision Christian 2021 RHP 2260 rpm
5 Tanner Wright North Central Missouri JC 2021 C 2255 rpm

PEAK SLIDER SPIN RATE

Rank Name School HS Grad Year Pos Spin Rate (max)
1 Layne Rutherford North Central Missouri JC 2021 SS 2524 rpm
2 Kyle Stratman North Central Missouri JC 2021 RHP 2425 rpm
3 Brock Steggall State Fair CC 2022 SS 2359 rpm

PEAK CURVEBALL SPIN RATE

Rank Name School HS Grad Year Pos Spin Rate (max)
1 Brock Steggall State Fair CC 2022 SS 2534 rpm
2 Chase Brown State Fair CC 2022 RHP 2467 rpm
3 Jacob House Glendale 2022 RHP 2341 rpm
4 Ben Haug State Fair CC 2021 RHP 2335 rpm
5 Garrett Dotson Ozark 2021 RHP 2301 rpm

MAX CHANGEUP HORIZONTAL MOVEMENT

Rank Name School HS Grad Year Pos HM (max)
1 Ryan Wingerd State Fair CC 2022 RHP 20.0 in
2 Nathan Fine North Central Missouri JC 2021 RHP 19.0 in
3 Kyle Stratman North Central Missouri JC 2021 RHP 18.8 in
4 Brock Steggall State Fair CC 2022 SS 17.4 in
5 Ramses Gutierrez Global Vision Christian 2021 RHP 16.4 in

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

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