OK Top Senior Games Leader Board Slider Metrics: (Trackman Pitchers)


Scott Hood
OK/MO/KS Assistant Director

Today we're taking an in-depth look at some of the top slider metrics at the Oklahoma Top Senior Games showcase from data collected from the Trackman.  As technology continues to improve, we are learning more and more about what makes each pitch unique and effective to each individual pitcher.

The firmest slider at the event belonged to Kyle Mantooth at 76.81 mph with Micah Simmons at 75.58 mph and Caden Hinther at 75.36 mph.  Simmons topped the leaderboard in the average spin rate category with 2279 RPM with Ethan Rone just behind at 2224 RPM, Dylan Wilkerson at 2049 RPM, and Cade Erickson at 2003 RPM.  Wilkerson had the largest average horizontal break with an average of 16.7 inches of east/west action with Ethan Rone also showing an impressive 14.8 inches of average horizontal break.  Caden Hinther had the largest average of induced vertical break with 7.7 inches of depth and Micah Simmons coming in at an average of 6.5 inches of depth.  Dylan Wilkerson posted an impressive 34 Bauer Units with Micah Simmons and Ethan Rone right behind with 31 Bauer Units.  

Peak Velo

Rank Name State School Class Pos Velocity (max)
1 Micah Simmons OK Oklahoma Christian 2022 SS 75.6 mph
2 Caden Hinther OK Mustang 2022 RHP 75.4 mph
3 Ethan Rone OK Choctaw 2022 3B 74.1 mph
4 Cade Erickson OK Westmoore 2022 RHP 71.6 mph
5 Dylan Wilkerson OK Bixby 2022 RHP 65.3 mph
6 Jayden Krajnik OK Elk City 2022 RHP 63.6 mph

Velo Range 

Rank Name State School Class Pos Velo Range
1 Micah Simmons OK Oklahoma Christian 2022 SS 74.6-75.5 mph
2 Ethan Rone OK Choctaw 2022 3B 71.1-73.3 mph
3 Cade Erickson OK Westmoore 2022 RHP 70.9-71.6 mph
4 Dylan Wilkerson OK Bixby 2022 RHP 62.9-64.7 mph
5 Jayden Krajnik OK Elk City 2022 RHP 60.9-63.6 mph

Average Spin Rate

Rank Name State School Class Pos Spin Rate (avg)
1 Micah Simmons OK Oklahoma Christian 2022 SS 2279
2 Ethan Rone OK Choctaw 2022 3B 2224
3 Dylan Wilkerson OK Bixby 2022 RHP 2049
4 Cade Erickson OK Westmoore 2022 RHP 2003
5 Caden Hinther OK Mustang 2022 RHP 1882
6 Jayden Krajnik OK Elk City 2022 RHP 1606

Average Horizontal Break

Rank Name State School Class Pos HM (avg)
1 Dylan Wilkerson OK Bixby 2022 RHP -16.7
2 Ethan Rone OK Choctaw 2022 3B -14.8
3 Micah Simmons OK Oklahoma Christian 2022 SS -12.7
4 Caden Hinther OK Mustang 2022 RHP -11.4
5 Cade Erickson OK Westmoore 2022 RHP -7.0
6 Jayden Krajnik OK Elk City 2022 RHP -6.2

Average Induced Vertical Break

Rank Name State School Class Pos IVB (avg)
1 Caden Hinther OK Mustang 2022 RHP -7.7 in
2 Micah Simmons OK Oklahoma Christian 2022 SS -6.5 in
3 Dylan Wilkerson OK Bixby 2022 RHP -2.6 in
4 Jayden Krajnik OK Elk City 2022 RHP 2.3 in
5 Cade Erickson OK Westmoore 2022 RHP 2.2 in
6 Ethan Rone OK Choctaw 2022 3B -0.8 in

Peak Bauer Units

Rank Name State School Class Pos Spin Score (max)
1 Dylan Wilkerson OK Bixby 2022 RHP 34
2 Micah Simmons OK Oklahoma Christian 2022 SS 31
3 Ethan Rone OK Choctaw 2022 3B 31
4 Cade Erickson OK Westmoore 2022 RHP 28
5 Jayden Krajnik OK Elk City 2022 RHP 26
6 Caden Hinther OK Mustang 2022 RHP 24

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