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2023 Most Viewed Profiles: No. 21 Gardner Young


Colin Chamblin
Manager, Deep South Operations & Area Scout

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Gardner Young

Class of 2025 / LHP

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2025
  • Primary Position: LHP
    Secondary Position: OF
  • High School: Jackson Prep
    State: MS
  • Summer Team: BPA
  • Height: 6-2
    Weight: 185lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/L

Statistics

Pitching
88
Max FB
(05/31/23)
86 - 88
FB
(05/31/23)
72 - 73
CB
(05/31/23)
80 - 80
CH
(05/31/23)
Pitching
Max FB
88
FB
86 - 88
CB
72 - 73
CH
80 - 80
Position
7.32
60-yard
(06/21/22)
91
OF Velo
(01/21/23)
Power Speed Score
(01/27/24)
Trackman - Fastball
88.3
Velocity (max)
(05/31/23)
85.6 - 87.7
Velo Range
(05/31/23)
84.5
Eff Velocity (avg)
(05/31/23)
2253
Spin Rate (max)
(06/21/22)
2216
Spin Rate (avg)
(05/31/23)
IVB (max)
(07/26/23)
IVB (avg)
(06/21/22)
HM (max)
(07/26/23)
HM (avg)
(07/26/23)
Extension (avg)
(07/26/23)
Release Ht (avg)
(07/26/23)
Spin Score (max)
(06/21/22)
Zone %
(06/21/22)
Trackman - Fastball
Velocity (max)
86.8
Velo Range
81.6 - 85.1
Eff Velocity (avg)
83.3
Spin Rate (max)
1969
Spin Rate (avg)
1710
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Fastball
Velocity (max)
88.3
Velo Range
85.6 - 87.7
Eff Velocity (avg)
84.5
Spin Rate (max)
2252
Spin Rate (avg)
2216
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Fastball
Velocity (max)
82.7
Velo Range
79.4 - 81.7
Eff Velocity (avg)
78
Spin Rate (max)
2253
Spin Rate (avg)
2177
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
73.4
Velocity (max)
(05/31/23)
72.1 - 73.4
Velo Range
(05/31/23)
69.5
Eff Velocity (avg)
(05/31/23)
2257
Spin Rate (max)
(05/31/23)
2207
Spin Rate (avg)
(05/31/23)
IVB (avg)
(07/26/23)
HM (max)
(05/31/23)
HM (avg)
(05/31/23)
Extension (avg)
(07/26/23)
Release Ht (avg)
(07/26/23)
Spin Score (max)
(07/26/23)
Zone %
(07/26/23)
Trackman - Curveball
Velocity (max)
71.9
Velo Range
68.3 - 71.3
Eff Velocity (avg)
68.4
Spin Rate (max)
2241
Spin Rate (avg)
2099
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
Velocity (max)
73.4
Velo Range
72.1 - 73.4
Eff Velocity (avg)
69.5
Spin Rate (max)
2257
Spin Rate (avg)
2207
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - Slider
71.8
Velocity (max)
(06/21/22)
69.1 - 71.2
Velo Range
(06/21/22)
67.2
Eff Velocity (avg)
(06/21/22)
2263
Spin Rate (max)
(06/21/22)
2179
Spin Rate (avg)
(06/21/22)
IVB (avg)
(06/21/22)
HM (max)
(06/21/22)
HM (avg)
(06/21/22)
Extension (avg)
(06/21/22)
Release Ht (avg)
(06/21/22)
Spin Score (max)
(06/21/22)
Zone %
(06/21/22)
Trackman - Slider
Velocity (max)
71.8
Velo Range
69.1 - 71.2
Eff Velocity (avg)
67.2
Spin Rate (max)
2263
Spin Rate (avg)
2179
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
80.0
Velocity (max)
(05/31/23)
79.6 - 79.9
Velo Range
(05/31/23)
77.4
Eff Velocity (avg)
(05/31/23)
1547
Spin Rate (max)
(05/31/23)
1400
Spin Rate (avg)
(05/31/23)
IVB (max)
(05/31/23)
IVB (avg)
(05/31/23)
HM (max)
(05/31/23)
HM (avg)
(05/31/23)
Extension (avg)
(05/31/23)
Release Ht (avg)
(05/31/23)
Spin Score (max)
(05/31/23)
Zone %
(05/31/23)
Trackman - ChangeUp
Velocity (max)
80
Velo Range
79.6 - 79.9
Eff Velocity (avg)
77.4
Spin Rate (max)
1547
Spin Rate (avg)
1400
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Hitting
94.6
Exit Velocity (max)
(01/27/24)
81.7
Exit Velocity (avg)
(01/27/24)
198
Distance (avg)
(01/27/24)
328
Distance (max)
(01/27/24)
Hard Hit %
(01/27/24)
Sweet Spot %
(06/21/22)
Line Drive %
(01/27/24)
Fly Ball %
(01/21/23)
Ground Ball %
(01/27/24)
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Velocity (max)
94.6
Exit Velocity (avg)
81.7
Distance (avg)
198
Distance (max)
328
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Velocity (max)
84.7
Exit Velocity (avg)
75.9
Distance (avg)
192
Distance (max)
288
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Velocity (max)
84.4
Exit Velocity (avg)
67.2
Distance (avg)
190
Distance (max)
281
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Blast - Hitting
22.0
Hand Speed (max)
(01/27/24)
21.2
Hand Speed (avg)
(01/27/24)
78.2
Bat Speed (max)
(01/27/24)
74.0
Bat Speed (avg)
(01/27/24)
Rot. Acc (max)
(01/27/24)
Rot. Acc (avg)
(01/27/24)
On Plane Eff (avg)
(06/21/22)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
(06/21/22)
Blast - Hitting
Hand Speed (max)
22
Hand Speed (avg)
21.2
Bat Speed (max)
78.2
Bat Speed (avg)
74
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Blast - Hitting
Hand Speed (max)
21.1
Hand Speed (avg)
19.6
Bat Speed (max)
71.2
Bat Speed (avg)
67.1
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Blast - Hitting
Hand Speed (max)
19.9
Hand Speed (avg)
18.7
Bat Speed (max)
67
Bat Speed (avg)
63.6
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency

Vizual_Edge

Visual Skills
80.01
Edge Score
(01/27/24)

Swift

Swift
1.70
10-yd
(01/27/24)
3.84
30-yd
(01/27/24)
6.83
60-yd
(01/27/24)
20.6
Run speed (max)
(01/27/24)
8.2
Run Speed (avg)
(06/21/22)
1.69
RSi (max)
(01/21/23)
1.69
RSi (avg)
(01/21/23)
1482
Jump Power (max)
(01/21/23)
28.4
Jump Height (max)
(01/21/23)
28.4
Jump Height (avg)
(01/21/23)
Swift
10-yd
1.7
30-yd
3.84
60-yd
6.83
Run speed (max)
20.6
Swift
10-yd
1.8
30-yd
4.01
Run speed (max)
18.5
RSi (max)
1.69
RSi (avg)
1.69
Jump Power (max)
1482
Jump Height (max)
28.4
Jump Height (avg)
28.4
Swift
10-yd
1.77
30-yd
4.05
60-yd
7.32
Run speed (max)
18.8
Run Speed (avg)
8.2

Physical

Physical - Athlete
Grip Strgth (RH)
(01/27/24)
Grip Strgth (LH)
(01/27/24)
Physical - Athlete
Grip Strgth (RH)
Grip Strgth (LH)

Scouting Report

5/31/23

Gardner Young, Jackson Prep (MS), 2025
Positional Profile:LHP/OF 
Body:6-1, 180-pounds. 
Delivery:Easy, controlled delivery. Solid direction. Very good depth. 
Arm Action:LH. Long, quick arm action.
FB:T88, 86-88 mph. Solid arm side run. T2252, 2216 average rpm.
CB:72-73 mph. Tight action with some bite. Gaining feel for the strike zone. T2257, 2207 average rpm.
CH:80-80 mph. Plus change though still gaining command. T1547, 1400 average rpm.

1/21/23

Positional Profile: LHP/OF
Body: 6-1, 170-pounds. Lean and athletic frame, high waisted and wiry look.
Hits: LHH. Conventional, balanced stance with slightly higher than normal hand set. Smooth load and stride. Some launch to swing path with middle to pull side approach. Solid upside at the plate.
Power: 85 max exit velocity, averaged 75.9 MPH. 288' max distance.
Arm: LH. OF-91 mph. Very quick and loose arm action
Defense: Advanced approach with footwork to groundballs. Fields outfront to glove side. Very strong accurate arm from the outfield.

6/21/22

Positional Profile: LHP/OF
Body: 6-0, 160-pounds. Lean, wiry, athletic build.
Hit: LHH. Wide stance with high handset. Controlled load and short stride. Stays behind baseball well with aggression into contact. Slightly upward bat and looks to drive baseball to gaps.
Power: 84.4 max exit velocity, averaged 67.2 mph. 280’ max distance.
Arm: LH. OF - 86 mph. Very long and loose arm action.
Defense: Good footwork, fields baseball to the side. Strong, accurate arm.
Run: 7.32 runner in the 60. 

6/21/22

Delivery: Very solid delivery with upside. Easy repeatable tempo. Plus upside.
Arm Action: LH. Long, loose arm action.
FB: T82.7, 79.4-81.7 mph. Solid arm side run. Plays well on the inner half to lefties. T2253, 2176 average rpm.
SL: 69.1-71.2 mph. Already solid spin and feel for breaking ball. T2262, 2178 average rpm.




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