Where Are They Now?: 2015 2B/3B Joe Campagna


Greg Williams
Pennsylvania Director of Scouting

Joe Campagna – United Shore Professional Baseball LeagueRanked No. 62 in the Pennsylvania Class of 2015, Joe Campagna was the WPIAL AAA and Pittsburgh Post Gazette Player of the Year as a senior. He went on to have an accopmlished career at Slippery Rock University graduating with numbers that rank him among the top 10 all time hitters in program history in home runs and RBI.

Campagna began his professional career in 2019 as a member of the Utica Unicorns in the United Shore Professional Baseball League. 2020 saw a move closer to home to play in a pandemic shortened Frontier League season as a member of the Steel City Slammin' Sammies. A .303 average, with five home runs and 12 RBI was enough to land a roster spot for 2021 as a member of the Washington Wild Things.

 

Joe Campagna

Class of 2015 / 2B

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2015
    Commitment: Slippery Rock
  • Primary Position: 2B
    Secondary Position: 3B
  • High School: Blackhawk
    State: PA
  • Height: 5-11
    Weight: 190lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

Statistics

Position
7.20
60-yard
76
INF Velo
74
OF Velo
85
Exit Velo

Scouting Report

8/10/14

Campagna went 1-for-5 with a double while barreling several other baseball for loud outs in the course of game action. The 5-foot-11, 190-pound right-handed hitter displayed the ability to drive the baseball to all fields during batting practice with a short, direct swing path and a strong lower half. Campagna registered an 83 mph bat exit velocity and ran a 7.47 60-yard dash. Defensively, Campagna displayed the ability to play through the baseball with an accurate 75 mph arm across the diamond. The uncommitted senior also flashed the ability to man a corner outfield position moving forward.

 

7/8/14

Campagna took the top round of batting practice at the Western PA Open ID Showcase the ability to drive both gaps from a square stance. The 5-foot-10, 190-pound right-handed hitter flashed a bat exit velocity of 85 mph utilizing a strong lower half to create barrel whip. Campagna ran a 7.34 60-yard dash and displayed fluid actions defensively with a 76 mph arm across the diamond. He could potentially make the move to 3B or a corner outfield position with added work to develop additional arm strength. With his athleticism and ability to hit for average and to drive in runs a defensive home should not be an issue for Campagna at the next level.

 

6/18/14

Campagna missed day one activities, but made the most of his day two opportunity by going 2-for-3 with an opposite field home run in game action. The 5-foot-10, 190-pound right-handed hitter has a physical build and a quiet approach at the plate with a strong lower half that creates barrel whip. Campagna has displayed capable actions at 2B and the athleticism that would allow him to play a corner outfield spot or make the slide to 3B at the next level.

 

5/30/14

Campagna showed big game moxy with a key run scoring triple in his 2nd at bat driven to deep left center field. The 5-foot-10, 190-pound RHH also showed the ability to drive the baseball to the opposite field when he sent the center fielder to the right center field wall in his next at bat.

 

5/16/14

Campagna showed capable defensive actions with solid arm strength. The 5-foot-10, 190-pound junior could potentially make the move to 3B or 1B as well as a corner outfield spot with his athleticism. Campagna displayed the ability to stay behind the baseball in barreling the ball in all three at bats including a double to the left field wall.

 

2/15/14

Campagna is a solidly built 5-foot-10, 190-pound right-handed hitter that hits from a square stance with good balance throughout his swing. He displayed the ability to routinely drive the baseball to all fields with a bat exit velocity of 84 mph. Campagna showcased fluid actions and the ability to play the baseball on the move with a 72 mph arm across the diamond.


 

UPCOMING EVENTS

SHOWCASE STATE DATE LOCATION
2021 Preseason All-State - South/Central PA 02/06 Iron Horse Sports Complex
Super 60 Pro Showcase NATIONAL 02/07 MOSH Performance Center
2021 Preseason All-State - Pittsburgh (3PM Session) PA 02/07 All American Fieldhouse
2021 Preseason All-State - Pittsburgh (9AM Session) PA 02/07 All American Fieldhouse
2021 Northeast ProCase (2021 Grads Only) PA 02/13 Liberty Sports Arena
2021 Preseason All-State - Erie PA 02/13 Erie Premier Sports
2021 Preseason All-State - North/Central PA 02/14 Liberty Sports Arena
2021 Preseason All-State - East (11AM Session - SOLD OUT) PA 02/27 Keystone State Baseball Academy
2021 Preseason All-State East (3PM Session) PA 02/27 Keystone State Baseball Academy
2021 JR PA State Games Trials - Central PA 03/06 Liberty Sports Arena
2021 JR PA State Games Trials - East PA 03/14 Keystone State Baseball Academy
2021 JR PA State Games Trials - West PA 03/14 All American Fieldhouse


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