OK Top Senior Games Leaderboard Curveball Metrics: (Trackman Pitchers)


Scott Hood
OK/MO/KS Assistant Director

Today we're taking an in-depth look at some of the top curveball 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 curveball from the event belonged to Jackson Hodge at 76 mph with Andersen Dotolo right behind him at 74 mph.  Cody Sorrells topped the leaderboard in the important metric of average spin rate at an impressive 2323 rpms with Hodge logging an average of 2228 rpm and Christopher Wall coming in at 2174 rpm.  Sorrells had the biggest east/west breaker with an average horizontal break of 12.7 inches.  Christopher Wall had the largest depth on the breaking ball with an average induced vertical break of 12.7 inches to go along with his impressive 10.2 inch average of horizontal break.  Sorrells topped the event with an impressive 35 Bauer Units with Christopher Wall coming in at 34 Bauer Units and 4 others getting to 30.


Peak Velo

Rank Name State School Class Pos Velocity (max)
1 Jackson Hodge OK Bethany 2022 LHP 76.1 mph
2 Andersen Dotolo OK Bishop Kelley 2022 OF 74.2 mph
3 Blake Seefeldt OK Edmond Santa Fe 2022 1B 73.5 mph
4 Colyn Mcnair OK Blanchard 2022 3B 69.6 mph
5 Carter Erickson OK Deer Creek 2022 RHP 69.5 mph
6 Will Kates OK Newcastle 2022 RHP 69.5 mph
7 Cody Sorrells OK Deer Creek 2022 3B 67.0 mph
8 Christopher Wall OK Putnam City North 2022 LHP 66.1 mph
9 Cade Erickson OK Westmoore 2022 RHP 64.9 mph
10 Daxton Hembree OK Westville 2022 3B 64.3 mph

Velo Range

Rank Name State School Class Pos Velo Range
1 Jackson Hodge OK Bethany 2022 LHP 73.7-75.8 mph
2 Andersen Dotolo OK Bishop Kelley 2022 OF 72.5-74.2 mph
3 Blake Seefeldt OK Edmond Santa Fe 2022 1B 69.8-73.1 mph
4 Carter Erickson OK Deer Creek 2022 RHP 67.2-69.3 mph
5 Will Kates OK Newcastle 2022 RHP 68.5-69.3 mph
6 Colyn Mcnair OK Blanchard 2022 3B 65.8-68.7 mph
7 Cody Sorrells OK Deer Creek 2022 3B 66.0-67.0 mph
8 Christopher Wall OK Putnam City North 2022 LHP 62.1-66.0 mph
9 Cade Erickson OK Westmoore 2022 RHP 64.3-64.8 mph
10 Daxton Hembree OK Westville 2022 3B 61.0-64.3 mph

Average Spin Rate

Rank Name State School Class Pos Spin Rate (avg)
1 Cody Sorrells OK Deer Creek 2022 3B 2323 rpm
2 Jackson Hodge OK Bethany 2022 LHP 2228 rpm
3 Christopher Wall OK Putnam City North 2022 LHP 2174 rpm
4 Colyn Mcnair OK Blanchard 2022 3B 1973 rpm
5 Will Kates OK Newcastle 2022 RHP 1942 rpm
6 Cade Erickson OK Westmoore 2022 RHP 1940 rpm
7 Blake Seefeldt OK Edmond Santa Fe 2022 1B 1913 rpm
8 Daxton Hembree OK Westville 2022 3B 1824 rpm
9 Andersen Dotolo OK Bishop Kelley 2022 OF 1814 rpm
10 Carter Erickson OK Deer Creek 2022 RHP 1786 rpm

Average Horizontal Break

Rank Name State School Class Pos HM (avg)
1 Cody Sorrells OK Deer Creek 2022 3B -12.7
2 Cade Erickson OK Westmoore 2022 RHP -10.5
3 Christopher Wall OK Putnam City North 2022 LHP 10.2
4 Jackson Hodge OK Bethany 2022 LHP 9.1
5 Colyn Mcnair OK Blanchard 2022 3B -8.5
6 Farris Shawareb OK Putnam City North 2022 1B -7.0
7 Daxton Hembree OK Westville 2022 3B -6.4
8 Carter Erickson OK Deer Creek 2022 RHP -5.8
9 Jayden Krajnik OK Elk City 2022 RHP -4.8
10 Will Kates OK Newcastle 2022 RHP -4.5

Average Induced Vertical Break

Rank Name State School Class Pos IVB (avg)
1 Christopher Wall OK Putnam City North 2022 LHP -12.1 in
2 Cody Sorrells OK Deer Creek 2022 3B -6.2 in
3 Colyn Mcnair OK Blanchard 2022 3B -5.9 in
4 Jayden Krajnik OK Elk City 2022 RHP 4.9 in
5 Daxton Hembree OK Westville 2022 3B -4.5 in
6 Will Kates OK Newcastle 2022 RHP -4.5 in
7 Andersen Dotolo OK Bishop Kelley 2022 OF 3.4 in
8 Farris Shawareb OK Putnam City North 2022 1B -3.3 in
9 Alejandro Serna OK Southeast 2022 SS -3.1 in
10 Cade Erickson OK Westmoore 2022 RHP -2.8 in

Peak Bauer Units

Rank Name State School Class Pos Spin Score (max)
1 Cody Sorrells OK Deer Creek 2022 3B 35
2 Christopher Wall OK Putnam City North 2022 LHP 34
3 Jackson Hodge OK Bethany 2022 LHP 30
4 Cade Erickson OK Westmoore 2022 RHP 30
5 Colyn Mcnair OK Blanchard 2022 3B 30
6 Daxton Hembree OK Westville 2022 3B 30
7 Will Kates OK Newcastle 2022 RHP 29
8 Blake Seefeldt OK Edmond Santa Fe 2022 1B 28
9 Alejandro Serna OK Southeast 2022 SS 28
10 Jayden Krajnik OK Elk City 2022 RHP 27

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