Rankings Riser Spotlight: Jacob Chadwell


Jason Burton
Scouting Director PBR Virginia/DC

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The 6-foot-3, 175-pound 2024 brings some tools to the table. Upside to the frame with potential starter profile on the mound. See more below. 



Jacob Chadwell

Class of 2024 / 1B

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2024
  • Primary Position: 1B
    Secondary Position: RHP
  • High School: Hickory
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: VA Spiders - Livesay
  • Height: 6-4
    Weight: 180lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

Statistics

Pitching
85
Max FB
(10/02/22)
81 - 83
FB
(10/02/22)
66 - 70
CB
(11/06/21)
77 - 78
CH
(10/02/22)
Pitching
Max FB
85
FB
81 - 83
CB
68 - 70
CH
77 - 78
Pitching
Max FB
83
FB
79 - 82
CB
67 - 69
CH
76 - 77
Pitching
Max FB
80
FB
77 - 80
CB
66 - 70
Position
7.50
60-yard
(11/05/22)
78
INF Velo
(02/20/22)
98
Exit Velo
(11/05/22)
4.17
H-1st
(10/02/22)
Position
60-yard
7.5
INF Velo
73
Exit Velo
98
Position
INF Velo
69
Exit Velo
93
H-1st
4.17
Position
60-yard
7.73
INF Velo
78
Exit Velo
93
Position
60-yard
7.59
INF Velo
72
Exit Velo
88
Position
60-yard
7.78
INF Velo
72
Exit Velo
90
Trackman - Fastball
83.4
Velocity (max)
(10/02/22)
81.1 - 82.9
Velo Range
(10/02/22)
82.0
Eff Velocity (avg)
(10/02/22)
2182
Spin Rate (max)
(11/06/21)
2036
Spin Rate (avg)
(11/06/21)
18.2
IVB (max)
(10/02/22)
15.3
IVB (avg)
(10/02/22)
14.5
HM (max)
(02/20/22)
11.3
HM (avg)
(02/20/22)
6.9
Extension (avg)
(10/02/22)
5.7
Release Ht (avg)
(10/02/22)
27
Spin Score (max)
(11/06/21)
63
Zone %
(10/02/22)
Trackman - Fastball
Velocity (max)
83.4
Velo Range
81.1 - 82.9
Eff Velocity (avg)
82
Spin Rate (max)
2072
Spin Rate (avg)
1981
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
80.2 - 82.4
Eff Velocity (avg)
79.8
Spin Rate (max)
2050
Spin Rate (avg)
1941
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Fastball
Velocity (max)
80.1
Velo Range
77.4 - 79.4
Eff Velocity (avg)
76.8
Spin Rate (max)
2182
Spin Rate (avg)
2036
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
70.0
Velocity (max)
(10/02/22)
67.9 - 69.6
Velo Range
(10/02/22)
68.0
Eff Velocity (avg)
(10/02/22)
1903
Spin Rate (max)
(11/06/21)
1760
Spin Rate (avg)
(11/06/21)
-12.9
IVB (max)
(02/20/22)
-6.6
IVB (avg)
(10/02/22)
-11.6
HM (max)
(10/02/22)
-10.8
HM (avg)
(10/02/22)
6.4
Extension (avg)
(10/02/22)
5.6
Release Ht (avg)
(10/02/22)
27
Spin Score (max)
(11/06/21)
29
Zone %
(11/06/21)
Trackman - Curveball
Velocity (max)
70
Velo Range
67.9 - 69.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
68
Spin Rate (max)
1640
Spin Rate (avg)
1571
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
Velocity (max)
68.7
Velo Range
67.3 - 68.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
66.3
Spin Rate (max)
1562
Spin Rate (avg)
1516
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - Curveball
Velocity (max)
69.7
Velo Range
66.7 - 69
Eff Velocity (avg)
66
Spin Rate (max)
1903
Spin Rate (avg)
1760
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
84.6
Velocity (max)
(10/02/22)
76.8 - 82.1
Velo Range
(10/02/22)
79.2
Eff Velocity (avg)
(10/02/22)
2093
Spin Rate (max)
(10/02/22)
1974
Spin Rate (avg)
(10/02/22)
15.9
IVB (max)
(10/02/22)
9.7
IVB (avg)
(10/02/22)
17.9
HM (max)
(10/02/22)
15.0
HM (avg)
(10/02/22)
6.9
Extension (avg)
(10/02/22)
5.6
Release Ht (avg)
(10/02/22)
26
Spin Score (max)
(02/20/22)
40
Zone %
(10/02/22)
Trackman - ChangeUp
Velocity (max)
84.6
Velo Range
76.8 - 82.1
Eff Velocity (avg)
79.2
Spin Rate (max)
2093
Spin Rate (avg)
1974
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
Velocity (max)
76.8
Velo Range
76.4 - 76.8
Eff Velocity (avg)
75.9
Spin Rate (max)
1997
Spin Rate (avg)
1917
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Hitting
98.1
Exit Velocity (max)
(11/05/22)
90.3
Exit Velocity (avg)
(11/05/22)
244
Distance (avg)
(11/06/21)
376
Distance (max)
(11/05/22)
55
Hard Hit %
(11/05/22)
73
Sweet Spot %
(11/05/22)
62
Line Drive %
(10/02/22)
40.0
Fly Ball %
(11/06/21)
27
Ground Ball %
(02/20/22)
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Velocity (max)
98.1
Exit Velocity (avg)
90.3
Distance (avg)
235
Distance (max)
376
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Velocity (max)
92.6
Exit Velocity (avg)
85.2
Distance (avg)
207
Distance (max)
289
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Velocity (max)
93.2
Exit Velocity (avg)
83.5
Distance (avg)
183
Distance (max)
314
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Velocity (max)
87.5
Exit Velocity (avg)
79.7
Distance (avg)
244
Distance (max)
294
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Velocity (max)
89.5
Exit Velocity (avg)
80.7
Distance (avg)
228
Distance (max)
315
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Blast - Hitting
24.7
Hand Speed (max)
(02/20/22)
22.7
Hand Speed (avg)
(02/20/22)
78.3
Bat Speed (max)
(11/05/22)
74.4
Bat Speed (avg)
(11/05/22)
16.3
Rot. Acc (max)
(02/20/22)
13.0
Rot. Acc (avg)
(02/20/22)
76
On Plane Eff (avg)
(11/05/22)
85
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
(11/05/22)
Blast - Hitting
Hand Speed (max)
22.5
Hand Speed (avg)
21.2
Bat Speed (max)
78.3
Bat Speed (avg)
74.4
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Blast - Hitting
Hand Speed (max)
24.7
Hand Speed (avg)
22.7
Bat Speed (max)
74.7
Bat Speed (avg)
71.7
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Blast - Hitting
Hand Speed (max)
23.8
Hand Speed (avg)
22
Bat Speed (max)
73.1
Bat Speed (avg)
70.4
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Blast - Hitting
Hand Speed (max)
22.1
Hand Speed (avg)
20.7
Bat Speed (max)
70.1
Bat Speed (avg)
68.5
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency

Vizual_Edge

Visual Skills
70.35
Edge Score
(11/05/22)

Pitch_Scores

Pitch Scores - Fastball
80
Hop+
(02/20/22)
61
Rise+
(10/02/22)
96
Sink+
(11/06/21)
Pitch Scores - Fastball
Hop+
Rise+
Sink+
Pitch Scores - Fastball
Hop+
Rise+
Sink+
Pitch Scores - Curveball
59
Hammer+
(11/06/21)
99
Sweep+
(11/06/21)
Pitch Scores - Curveball
Hammer+
Sweep+
Pitch Scores - Curveball
Hammer+
Sweep+

Swift

Swift
1.80
10-yd
(11/05/22)
4.18
30-yd
(11/05/22)
7.50
60-yd
(11/05/22)
18.4
Run speed (max)
(11/05/22)
1.33
RSi (max)
(11/05/22)
1.02
RSi (avg)
(11/05/22)
1588
Jump Power (max)
(11/05/22)
27.5
Jump Height (max)
(11/05/22)
27.5
Jump Height (avg)
(11/05/22)
Swift
10-yd
1.8
30-yd
4.18
60-yd
7.5
Run speed (max)
18.4
RSi (max)
1.33
RSi (avg)
1.02
Jump Power (max)
1588
Jump Height (max)
27.5
Jump Height (avg)
27.5

Scouting Report

11/07/21

 

VA/MD State Games

6-foot-2, 168-pound lanky frame. Solid projectable during batting practice, the right-handed hitter recorded an exit velocity of 88 mph. (70.4 mph bat speed average). (22.0 mph hand speed average). Started in a wide balanced stance with a quick compact load, then used a short small leg kick. Bat speed is present, shows a short upward swing plane and balanced finish. Found some barrels with loud contact. Gap to gap aggressive approach. Solid projectable while in the infield, recorded position velocities up to 72 mph; has a clean exchange, firm hands, and in control feet. Used a high ¾ slot and a longer arm action while showing decent accuracy to the base. Clocked a 60 time of 7.59 at the event. On the mound, showed above average developing arm speed, also used a ¾ arm angle with a short compact arm action. Tall-and-fall type pitcher and uses easy effort. Has in line shoulder and consistent balance point. Lands square with balanced finish. Threw his fastball 77-80 mph; showed slight running action and command feel around the zone. (Max spin 2181; Avg 2036). Has a 10/4 curveball (66-70) that showed some control and late hard action. (Max spin 1902; Avg 1759).

 

7/21/21

 

TPG East II

Chadwell has an athletic 6-foot-2 and 168-pound frame with long levers and room to add strength. Stance starts slightly open then loads with a toe tap. Lands with a wide slightly open base and hips rotate with violence. Swings with a level barrel path and makes contact out in front with a high finish. Some extra base intent and carry behind the swing while posting a top exit velocity of 90 mph. In the infield Chadwell has active and controlled footwork working around the baseball. Average hands and a clean exchange below the chest. Throws across the infield with a full arm circle from a three-quarter slot and a top infield velocity of 72 mph. Also ran a laser timed 7.78 60-yard dash.