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Top-10 Profiles of 2021: No. 2, Xavier Neyens


By: Diego Solares
Staff Writer, Associate Scout

As we approach the end of 2021, we're taking account of the PBR Washington player profile pages to determine the players in our backyard whose profiles earned the most attention throughout the year. We're counting down the top-10 profiles in the state that received the most views, starting at 10 and on, concluding our countdown on New Year's Day by revealing the most-viewed profile of the year.

The second most viewed profile in Washington this year was 3B Xavier Neyens (Mount Vernon). The 6-foot-2, 180-pound left-handed hitter has an impressive all-around profile for his age and we saw him display that advanced talent at the Upperclass Fall Showcase this October. Neyens was the lone underclassman to attend that event and he put on a show, leading all hitters in max exit velocity (98.1 mph), average exit velocity (91.6 mph), and peak batted distance (377 ft.). His strength clearly translates to his arm, as Neyens reached an 86 mph high across the infield and off the mound with his fastball on that same day. Our staff recently released our initial Class of 2025 national rankings, where Neyens debuted at 13th overall and as the top prospect in Washington. Here’s a quick nugget on him from that initial release:

A former Junior Future Games standout and current Oregon State recruit, Neyens has emerged as one of the top overall players in the 2025 class. His frame has matured to a 6-foot-2, 180-pound stature with a wide upper half and the chance to carry more weight in the future. An advanced hitter from the left-side. Neyens has shown consistent feel for the barrel and has recently started to tap into additional power as well. The swing is free and easy with whippy action into contact. He impacts the ball with consistent leverage and gets added loft with a slightly uphill finish. Defensively, he's handled both the left side of the infield and catching duties. The actions fit well at both spots and he shouldn't have an issue finding a permanent home at either. The arm strength also plays on the mound where he's recently been up to 86 mph with his fastball. Overall, Neyens possesses one of the most potent left-handed bats in the class and the physical maturation throughout high school will help determine his ultimate landing spot on the diamond.

Learn more about Washington’s latest budding star below.

Xavier Neyens

Class of 2025 / 3B

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2025
  • Primary Position: 3B
    Secondary Position: C
  • High School: Mount Vernon
    State: WA
  • Summer Team: Trosky National
  • Height: 6-2
    Weight: 180lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/R

Statistics

Pitching
86
Max FB
(10/09/21)
84 - 85
FB
(10/09/21)
70 - 73
CB
(10/09/21)
69 - 71
CH
(07/08/20)
69 - 72
SL
(07/08/20)
Pitching
Max FB
86
FB
84 - 85
CB
70 - 73
Pitching
Max FB
77
FB
74 - 76
CB
69 - 71
Pitching
Max FB
77
FB
74 - 77
CH
69 - 71
SL
69 - 72
Pitching
Max FB
70
FB
68 - 69
CB
57 - 58
Position
7.51
60-yard
(10/09/21)
2.05 - 2.11
Pop Time
(02/17/21)
86
INF Velo
(10/09/21)
75
C Velo
(02/17/21)
98
Exit Velo
(10/09/21)
Position
60-yard
7.51
INF Velo
86
Exit Velo
98
Position
60-yard
7.56
Pop Time
2.05 - 2.11
INF Velo
82
C Velo
75
Exit Velo
95
Position
60-yard
8.1
Pop Time
2.15 - 2.3
INF Velo
77
C Velo
70
Exit Velo
82
Position
60-yard
8.3
Pop Time
2.2 - 2.4
INF Velo
74
C Velo
70
Exit Velo
84
Position
60-yard
8.7
Pop Time
2.3 - 2.5
C Velo
70
Exit Velo
76
Trackman - Fastball
85.8
Velocity (max)
(10/09/21)
84.2 - 85.5
Velo Range
(10/09/21)
84.1
Eff Velocity (avg)
(10/09/21)
2253
Spin Rate (max)
(10/09/21)
2175
Spin Rate (avg)
(10/09/21)
26.2
IVB (max)
(10/09/21)
24.8
IVB (avg)
(10/09/21)
11.8
HM (max)
(07/08/20)
8.0
HM (avg)
(07/08/20)
6.3
Extension (avg)
(10/09/21)
5.7
Release Ht (avg)
(10/09/21)
27
Spin Score (max)
(07/08/20)
30
Zone %
(07/08/20)
Trackman - Fastball
Velocity (max)
85.8
Velo Range
84.2 - 85.5
Eff Velocity (avg)
84.1
Spin Rate (max)
2253
Spin Rate (avg)
2175
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Fastball
Velocity (max)
77.3
Velo Range
75.5 - 76.9
Eff Velocity (avg)
76
Spin Rate (max)
2040
Spin Rate (avg)
1881
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
73.9
Velocity (max)
(10/09/21)
71.2 - 73.7
Velo Range
(10/09/21)
71.2
Eff Velocity (avg)
(10/09/21)
2188
Spin Rate (max)
(10/09/21)
2092
Spin Rate (avg)
(10/09/21)
-0.9
IVB (max)
(10/09/21)
-0.2
IVB (avg)
(10/09/21)
-8.1
HM (max)
(10/09/21)
-5.9
HM (avg)
(10/09/21)
5.6
Extension (avg)
(10/09/21)
5.7
Release Ht (avg)
(10/09/21)
30
Spin Score (max)
(10/09/21)
25
Zone %
(10/09/21)
Trackman - Curveball
Velocity (max)
73.9
Velo Range
71.2 - 73.7
Eff Velocity (avg)
71.2
Spin Rate (max)
2188
Spin Rate (avg)
2092
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Slider
71.1
Velocity (max)
(07/08/20)
68.3 - 71.1
Velo Range
(07/08/20)
69.0
Eff Velocity (avg)
(07/08/20)
2070
Spin Rate (max)
(07/08/20)
1954
Spin Rate (avg)
(07/08/20)
-2.0
IVB (max)
(07/08/20)
0.3
IVB (avg)
(07/08/20)
-3.3
HM (max)
(07/08/20)
-2.7
HM (avg)
(07/08/20)
5.8
Extension (avg)
(07/08/20)
5.1
Release Ht (avg)
(07/08/20)
31
Spin Score (max)
(07/08/20)
Trackman - Slider
Velocity (max)
71.1
Velo Range
68.3 - 71.1
Eff Velocity (avg)
69
Spin Rate (max)
2070
Spin Rate (avg)
1954
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - ChangeUp
78.5
Velocity (max)
(10/09/21)
77.4 - 78.5
Velo Range
(10/09/21)
77.4
Eff Velocity (avg)
(10/09/21)
1905
Spin Rate (max)
(10/09/21)
1822
Spin Rate (avg)
(10/09/21)
19.6
IVB (max)
(10/09/21)
18.0
IVB (avg)
(10/09/21)
16.3
HM (max)
(10/09/21)
13.3
HM (avg)
(10/09/21)
6.3
Extension (avg)
(10/09/21)
5.5
Release Ht (avg)
(10/09/21)
24
Spin Score (max)
(10/09/21)
67
Zone %
(07/08/20)
Trackman - ChangeUp
Velocity (max)
78.5
Velo Range
77.4 - 78.5
Eff Velocity (avg)
77.4
Spin Rate (max)
1905
Spin Rate (avg)
1822
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
Velocity (max)
70.7
Velo Range
69.5 - 70.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
69.8
Spin Rate (max)
1469
Spin Rate (avg)
1442
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Hitting
98.1
Exit Velocity (max)
(10/09/21)
91.6
Exit Velocity (avg)
(10/09/21)
252
Distance (avg)
(10/09/21)
378
Distance (max)
(10/09/21)
80
Hard Hit %
(10/09/21)
80
Sweet Spot %
(10/09/21)
60
Line Drive %
(07/08/20)
40.0
Fly Ball %
(10/09/21)
25
Ground Ball %
(07/08/20)
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Velocity (max)
98.1
Exit Velocity (avg)
91.6
Distance (avg)
252
Distance (max)
378
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Velocity (max)
95.9
Exit Velocity (avg)
86.6
Distance (avg)
210
Distance (max)
314
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Velocity (max)
84
Exit Velocity (avg)
78.7
Distance (avg)
168
Distance (max)
284
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Blast - Hitting
23.5
Hand Speed (max)
(10/09/21)
22.1
Hand Speed (avg)
(10/09/21)
82.5
Bat Speed (max)
(02/17/21)
74.3
Bat Speed (avg)
(10/09/21)
22.3
Rot. Acc (max)
(02/17/21)
20.2
Rot. Acc (avg)
(02/17/21)
75
On Plane Eff (avg)
(02/17/21)
83
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
(02/17/21)
Blast - Hitting
Hand Speed (max)
23.5
Hand Speed (avg)
22.1
Bat Speed (max)
78.8
Bat Speed (avg)
74.3
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Blast - Hitting
Hand Speed (max)
22.6
Hand Speed (avg)
20.8
Bat Speed (max)
82.5
Bat Speed (avg)
73.1
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Blast - Hitting
Hand Speed (max)
20.4
Hand Speed (avg)
19.2
Bat Speed (max)
69.4
Bat Speed (avg)
65.8
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)

Pitch_Scores

Pitch Scores - Fastball
96
Hop+
(10/09/21)
121
Rise+
(10/09/21)
43
Sink+
(10/09/21)
Pitch Scores - Fastball
Hop+
Rise+
Sink+
Pitch Scores - Curveball
68
Hammer+
(10/09/21)
79
Sweep+
(10/09/21)
Pitch Scores - Curveball
Hammer+
Sweep+


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