Uncommitted 2022 Video Spotlight: Gavin Whitehurst


John Nolan
VA/DC Managing Editor, NOVA Scouting Coordinator

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With the signing period having come and gone, we will highlight some of the remaining top uncommitted 2022s.

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Gavin Whitehurst

Class of 2022 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2022
  • Primary Position: OF
    Secondary Position: 1B
  • High School: Greenbrier Christian
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Tidewater Phillies
  • Height: 6-0
    Weight: 195lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/L

Statistics

Pitching
83
Max FB
(05/17/19)
81 - 83
FB
(05/17/19)
Pitching
Max FB
83
FB
81 - 83
Position
7.41
60-yard
(08/03/21)
71
INF Velo
(10/25/20)
84
OF Velo
(08/03/21)
95
Exit Velo
(08/03/21)
Position
60-yard
7.41
OF Velo
84
Exit Velo
95
Position
60-yard
7.71
INF Velo
71
Exit Velo
87
Trackman - Hitting
94.6
Exit Velocity (max)
(08/03/21)
86.5
Exit Velocity (avg)
(08/03/21)
263
Distance (avg)
(08/03/21)
353
Distance (max)
(08/03/21)
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Velocity (max)
94.6
Exit Velocity (avg)
86.5
Distance (avg)
263
Distance (max)
353
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Velocity (max)
87.1
Exit Velocity (avg)
75.5
Distance (avg)
199
Distance (max)
311
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Blast - Hitting
21.4
Hand Speed (max)
(10/25/20)
20.8
Hand Speed (avg)
(08/03/21)
71.7
Bat Speed (max)
(08/03/21)
69.6
Bat Speed (avg)
(08/03/21)
Blast - Hitting
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
Hand Speed (max)
21.3
Hand Speed (avg)
20.8
Bat Speed (max)
71.7
Bat Speed (avg)
69.6
On Plane Eff (avg)
Blast - Hitting
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
Hand Speed (max)
21.4
Hand Speed (avg)
19.6
Bat Speed (max)
71.5
Bat Speed (avg)
69
On Plane Eff (avg)

Scouting Report

8/03/21

 

VA/DC Unsigned Senior Games

Whitehurst is 6-0 with an athletic 195 pound frame that has strength present. He hits from the right side from a taller slightly open balanced athletic stance, low leg kick stride on line, smooth load down and back to a slight wrap. Hips rotate completely with some violence and he maintains good lower half balance. Hands stay inside, short and quick to the ball, uphill swing path, strong at contact point with extension through the ball, showed a good approach working primarily gap to gap, swing generates natural loft to all fields, easy gap power to all fields with more present to pull side, exit velocity was 95. In the outfield, gets body behind the ball and fields through it with above average hands, quick clean exchange, throws from a high three-quarters arm slot, short quick arm action, position velocity was 84. Ran a 7.41 60 yard dash.

 

 

10/25/20

 

VA/DC State Games

Whitehurst is 6-0 with a strong athletic frame that has some projection left to it. He hits from the right side from a slightly open tall balanced relaxed stance, big leg kick stride on line, smooth load down to a wrap. Hips rotate completely with some violence and he maintains some lower half balance. Hands stay inside, short to the ball, slightly uphill line drive swing, strong contact point with extension through the ball, showed a pull preference with the ability to work both gaps, some power present, exit velocity was 87. In the infield, gets behind the ball and fields with a wider base and above average hands, works through ball to a quick clean exchange, throws from a high three-quarters arm slot, short arm action position velocity was 71.

 


Videos

(8/3/21)