Evan Ward
Evan Ward
Evan Ward
Evan Ward

CLASS OF 2022

RHP
SS

Evan
Ward

Southern Arkansas Tech University
Sheridan (HS) • AR
6-0 • 160LBS • R/R
Travel Team: Sticks Baseball

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Pitching

Fastball

83.7
Velocity (max)
2/20/21
81.5 - 83.3
Velo Range
2/20/21
2087
Spin Rate (avg)
2/20/21

Changeup

77.9 - 79.5
Velo Range
2/20/21
1612
Spin Rate (avg)
2/20/21

Curveball

72.6 - 74.8
Velo Range
2/20/21
1750
Spin Rate (avg)
2/20/21

Slider

74 - 76
Velo Range
2/22/20
1677
Spin Rate (avg)
2/20/21
Power
90.3
Exit Velocity (max)
2/20/21
79.9
Exit Velocity (avg)
2/20/21
299
Distance (max)
2/20/21
50
Sweet Spot %
2/20/21
Hitting
23.6
Hand Speed (max)
2/20/21
70.2
Bat Speed (max)
2/20/21
23.9
Rot. Acc (max)
2/20/21
-
Hard Hit %
Run
7.2
60-yard
6/26/19
-
30-yd
-
10-yd
-
Run speed (max)
Defense
79
INF Velo
2/20/21
-
OF Velo
-
C Velo
-
Pop Time

Positional Tools

2021
2020
2019
Infield Velocity
79.0
60 Yard Dash
7.31
Infield Velocity
74.0
Power / Speed Score
11.4
60 Yard Dash
7.20
Infield Velocity
73.0
Power / Speed Score
10.3
Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 22, 2020
Position
7.31
60-yard
74
INF Velo
83
Exit Velo
Underclass Games
Jun 26, 2019
Position
7.20
60-yard
73
INF Velo
74
Exit Velo
Central Arkansas Underclass Trials
Jun 4, 2019
Position
7.22
60-yard
73
INF Velo
73
Exit Velo

Hitting

2021
Exit Velocity Max
90.3
Exit Velocity Avg
79.9
Distance Max
299
Distance Avg
173
Launch Angle Avg
18.5
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Arkansas Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 20, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
90.3
Exit Velocity (max)
79.9
Exit Velocity (avg)
173
Distance (avg)
299
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %

Hitting

2021
Hand Speed Max
23.6
Hand Speed Avg
21.6
Bat Speed Max
70.2
Bat Speed Avg
65.2
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Arkansas Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 20, 2021
Blast - Hitting
23.6
Hand Speed (max)
21.6
Hand Speed (avg)
70.2
Bat Speed (max)
65.2
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency

Pitching

2021
Fastball
Velocity Max
83.7
Fastball
Velocity Avg
82.4
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
2087
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
25.3
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
73.7
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
1750
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
78.8
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1612
Slider
Velocity Avg
73.9
Slider
Spin Rate Avg
1677
Slider
Total Movement Avg
Arkansas Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 20, 2021
Trackman - Fastball
83.7
Velocity (max)
81.5 - 83.3
Velo Range
82.5
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,301
Spin Rate (max)
2,087
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
74.8
Velocity (max)
72.6 - 74.8
Velo Range
72.8
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,794
Spin Rate (max)
1,750
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Slider
74.2
Velocity (max)
73.5 - 74.2
Velo Range
72.7
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,696
Spin Rate (max)
1,677
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
79.5
Velocity (max)
77.9 - 79.5
Velo Range
79.0
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,662
Spin Rate (max)
1,612
Spin Rate (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)

Pitch Scores

Pitching Velos

2021
2020
2019
Fastball
Velocity Max
83.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
82.0
Curveball
Velocity Avg
73.0
Changeup
Velocity Avg
78.0
Slider
Velocity Avg
73.5
Fastball
Velocity Max
80.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
78.0
Curveball
Velocity Avg
70.0
Changeup
Velocity Avg
70.5
Slider
Velocity Avg
75.0
Fastball
Velocity Max
79.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
77.0
Curveball
Velocity Avg
69.0
Changeup
Velocity Avg
73.0
Slider
Velocity Avg
69.0
Arkansas Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 20, 2021
Pitching
83
Max FB
81 - 83
FB
72 - 74
CB
77 - 79
CH
73 - 74
SL
Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 22, 2020
Pitching
80
Max FB
76 - 80
FB
69 - 71
CB
70 - 71
CH
74 - 76
SL
Natural State Games
Oct 5, 2019
Pitching
79
Max FB
78 - 79
FB
73 - 74
CH
69 - 71
SL
Underclass Games
Jun 26, 2019
Pitching
78
Max FB
75 - 78
FB
72 - 74
CH
67 - 69
SL
Central Arkansas Underclass Trials
Jun 4, 2019
Pitching
78
Max FB
74 - 78
FB
68 - 70
CB
72 - 73
CH

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2/20/21

Player Spotlight 

Evan Ward: RHP/SS, (2022) Sheridan, AR. 6-foot, 160-pound projectable frame. Athletic at the plate, Ward had a max exit velocity of 90 mph. Began in a balanced stance with a smooth controlled load, then used a small leg kick. Had a short flat swing plane, above average bat speed and level finish. He produced some loud contact and found lots of barrels. Line drive approach. Athletic while in the infield, registered his best throw across the diamond at 79 mph; showed sure twitchy hands, athletic quick feet, and a quick fluid exchange. Movements laterally were athletic and he fields the ball deep. Had a short arm action and a high ¾ slot with consistent accuracy to the bag. Above average on the mound, used a long arm action with a high ¾ arm angle while showing quick arm speed. Drop-and-drive type pitcher and uses some effort. Has a strong balance point with even shoulders. Lands square with a falling off finish. Sat with his fastball at 81-83 mph; had sinking action and consistent command with tight movement. Threw a 11/5 curveball (72-74) with command low in the zone and swing and miss action. His straight changeup (77-79) shows consistent command and fading action. Shows slight action and in the zone control on his tight slider (73-74). 

Scout Evaluation 

Evan Ward, Sheridan, 2022, AR

Position: RHP/SS

Body: 6-foot, 160-pound projectable frame.

Hit: (RHH) Starts in a balanced stance with a smooth controlled load, then uses a small leg kick. Above average bat speed. Level finish, short flat swing. Line drive approach. 

Power: 90 mph exit velocity. 

Defense:  (IF) Sure twitchy hands, athletic quick footwork, quick fluid exchange. Athletic.  Fields the ball deep, movements laterally were athletic. 

Arm: 79 mph infield velocity. Short arm action, high ¾ slot, consistent accuracy. 

Pitching: Above average. Drop-and-drive delivery, some effort. High ¾ arm angle, quick arm speed, long arm action. Strong balance point, even shoulders, lands square, a falling off finish.

FB: T83. 81-83 mph. Consistent accuracy, sinking action, tight movement. 

CB: 72-74 mph. Low in the zone control, swing and miss action, 11/5 shape. 

CH: 77-79 mph. Consistent control, fading action, straight movement. 

SL: 73-74 mph. In the zone command, slight action, tight movement. 


2/22/20

Evan Ward: RHP/SS, (2022) Sheridan, AR. 6-foot, 150-pound lean frame. In the box, the right-handed hitter clocked an exit velocity of 83 mph. Starts in a balanced stance, has a smooth load and uses a small leg kick to start his swing. Shows a level swing plane, quick bat speed and extension on his finish. Was able to find some barrels through his round. Up the middle approach. In the infield, showed ability to throw up to 74 mph across the field; has rhythmic footwork, soft hands and a fluid exchange. Used a long arm action with a high ¾ slot. He clocked a time of 7.31 in the 60-yard dash 

Positional_Profile: RHP/SS

Body: 6-foot, 150-pound lean frame

Hit: RHH. Balanced stance, smooth load, small leg kick stride. Quick bat speed. Extension on his finish, level swing. 

Power: 83  mph exit velocity.  up the middle approach. 

Defense: 74 infield velocity. Fluid exchange, soft hands, rhythmic footwork. 

Arm: RH. Long arm action, high ¾ slot. 

Pitching: high ¾ slot, quick arm. Long arm action, good balance point, easy effort, open toe land, clean arm swing, repeats delivery, fastball 76-80 mph, sink to arm side, straight to glove side, pounds zone, curveball 69-71 mph, depth power pitch with late action, fastball line out of hand, slider 70-71 mph, cutter type action, same plane, short break, change up 74-76 mph, arm side run, feel for pitch in zone.

FB: T80. 76-80 mph. 

CB: 69-71 mph. 

CH: 70-71 mph. 

SL: 74-76 mph.

10/05/19

Sheridan High School, Class of 2022; 6-foot, 145-pound lanky frame; RHP/SS. On the mound, he used a loose arm action and a ¾ arm angle while showing quick arm speed. He is a drop-and-drive type pitcher. His fastball was clocked at 78-79 mph; with a max of 79 mph; has plus action and very consistent accuracy on his sinking fastball. He successfully located his changeup for a strike at 73-74 mph; tailing changeup shows some action. When he stayed on top of his slider (69-71 mph), his location was consistent.

6/26/19

6-Foot-0, 145-Pound frame, thin frame with more room for strength, ran a 7.20, Offensively; even set, leg lift to stride, barrel flat at foot strike, loses stability in front foot, backside slight over rotation, slight raise to hit, closed land line, short stroke, short finish to pull side, 74 mph exit velo, Defensively; glove pat to field, deep field, field off right, long arm action, over the top slot average carry, 73 mph arm strength.

Pitching; ¾ slot, average arm speed, long arm action, good balance point, easy effort, closed land line, closed toe land, early front side clear out, fastball 75-78 mph, straight action, arm side high at times, slider 67-69 mph, 10-4 shape, early action, gradual break, fastball arm speed, underneath at times, change up 72-74 mph, fastball arm speed, arm side run at plate, feel for pitch.

6/04/19

5-Foot-9, 145-Pound frame, Ran a 7.22 60, Offensively; simple set even stance even land leg lift to stride, loses stability in ground to contact, barrel cocked at foot strike, backside over rotates to contact, short stroke short finish, 73 mph exit velo, Defensively; glove pat to field late left foot fingers up to field, fields ball up underneath body, bend to field, average carry, over the top slot, glove pat to release, 73 mph arm strength.

Pitching; ¾ slot, quick arm speed, long arm action, good balance point with easy effort, fastball 74-78 mph, late sink, stays arm side down, through for strikes, arm side run, curveball 68-70 mph, 11-5 shape, late action, rpm’s at the plate, fastball arm speed, threw for strikes, change up 72-73 mph fastball arm speed, life at plate with arm side run, occasional cut type action.

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