Super 60 Spotlight: Braden Montgomery


By Andy Sroka
Illinois and Wisconsin Assistant Director

On Sunday, Feb. 7, Prep Baseball Report will host the 19th edition of its prestigious, flagship event: the Super 60 Pro Showcase. Since the event’s inception in 2003, more than 300 players have been selected in the MLB Draft, including 22 first-round picks and 25 second-rounders.

We started our our march toward the Super 60 earlier this month, by highlighting the prospects set to join us, shining a light on their impressive player profiles that they've groomed through their high school years and beyond.

Braden Montgomery

Class of 2021 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2021
  • Primary Position: OF
    Secondary Position: RHP
  • High School: Madison Central
    State: MS
  • Summer Team: East Coast Sox
  • Height: 6-3
    Weight: 205lbs
  • Bat/Throw: S/R

Statistics

Pitching
93
Max FB
(02/07/21)
91 - 93
FB
(02/07/21)
75 - 77
CB
(02/07/21)
80 - 81
CH
(02/07/21)
Pitching
Max FB
93
FB
91 - 93
CB
75 - 77
CH
80 - 81
Position
6.90
60-yard
(02/07/21)
2.10 - 2.10
Pop Time
(07/16/19)
86
INF Velo
(01/26/20)
99
OF Velo
(02/07/21)
75
C Velo
(07/16/19)
100
Exit Velo
(02/07/21)
Position
60-yard
6.9
OF Velo
99
Exit Velo
100
Position
60-yard
7.18
INF Velo
86
OF Velo
92
Exit Velo
92
Position
60-yard
7.14
OF Velo
92
Exit Velo
90
Position
Pop Time
2.1 - 2.1
INF Velo
79
C Velo
75
Exit Velo
87
Trackman - Fastball
93.3
Velocity (max)
(02/07/21)
92.9
Eff Velocity (avg)
(02/07/21)
2219
Spin Rate (max)
(02/07/21)
2074
Spin Rate (avg)
(02/07/21)
Trackman - Fastball
Velocity (max)
93.3
Velo Range
91.4 - 92.9
Eff Velocity (avg)
92.9
Spin Rate (max)
2219
Spin Rate (avg)
2074
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
77.3
Velocity (max)
(02/07/21)
75.9
Eff Velocity (avg)
(02/07/21)
2383
Spin Rate (max)
(02/07/21)
2297
Spin Rate (avg)
(02/07/21)
Trackman - Curveball
Velocity (max)
77.3
Velo Range
75.3 - 77.3
Eff Velocity (avg)
75.9
Spin Rate (max)
2383
Spin Rate (avg)
2297
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
81.4
Velocity (max)
(02/07/21)
80.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
(02/07/21)
1893
Spin Rate (max)
(02/07/21)
1852
Spin Rate (avg)
(02/07/21)
Trackman - ChangeUp
Velocity (max)
81.4
Velo Range
80.3 - 81.3
Eff Velocity (avg)
80.6
Spin Rate (max)
1893
Spin Rate (avg)
1852
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Hitting
101.5
Exit Velocity (max)
(02/07/21)
94.4
Exit Velocity (avg)
(02/07/21)
250
Distance (avg)
(02/07/21)
366
Distance (max)
(02/07/21)
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Velocity (max)
101.5
Exit Velocity (avg)
94.4
Distance (avg)
250
Distance (max)
366
Hard Hit %
Barrel %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Blast - Hitting
26.1
Hand Speed (max)
(02/07/21)
24.9
Hand Speed (avg)
(02/07/21)
74.8
Bat Speed (max)
(02/07/21)
72.9
Bat Speed (avg)
(02/07/21)
Blast - Hitting
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
Hand Speed (max)
26.1
Hand Speed (avg)
24.9
Bat Speed (max)
74.8
Bat Speed (avg)
72.9
On Plane Eff (avg)

Scouting Report

1/26/20

Braden Montgomery: OF/RHP, (2021) Madison Central, MS. 6-foot-3, 196-pound athletic frame. At the plate, the switch hitter showed his power ability with an exit velocity of 92 mph on both sides. Very similar from both sides of the plate, beginning in a balanced athletic stance with a smooth load, then used a small leg kick to start his swing. Bat speed was above average, and he had good extension on his finish. He found lots of barrels with loud contact. Gap to gap approach. In the outfield, he showed a plus arm and had life on his throws with a position velocity of 92 mph. Above average in the infield, had a live arm with throws that topped out at 86 mph; clean exchange. Had an-over-the-top slot with a loose arm action. Recorded a time of 7.18 in the 60-yard dash. Can take over a game on multiple levels!

11/17/19

Madison Central, 2021, 6’2” 189lb, OF/RHP At the plate Montgomery showed a similar swing from both sides. Using a very subtle and short stride with controlled aggression into contact, he displayed a 90 mph exit velocity from each side. From the outfield he displayed an above average arm with velocity reaching 92 mph.While on the mound he showed lots of maturity with a very synced up and repeatable delivery with a fastball reaching 91 mph. Showed good feel and movement with a plus slider that stayed in the 77-79 mph range.

7/16/19

Braden Montgomery: Germantown High School, Class of 2021; 6-foot-2, 189-pound projectable frame; OF/RHP. At the plate, the switch hitter clocked an exit velocity of 87 mph. In the infield, his best throw was registered at 79 mph.  He made strong, efficient throws to second at velocities up to 75 mph. While catching, he had pop times of 2.10-2.10;

 


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