Jaxon Valdez
Jaxon Valdez
Jaxon Valdez
Jaxon Valdez

CLASS OF 2025

3B
1B

Jaxon
Valdez

Higley (HS) • AZ
6-0 • 175LBS • L/R
Travel Team: Scottsdale Dirtbags Chavez 2025

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Best Of Stats

Hitting
22.2
Hand Speed (max)
6/21/22
67.2
Bat Speed (max)
8/27/22
25.2
Rot. Acc (max)
6/21/22
-
Hard Hit %
Power
85.6
Exit Velocity (max)
6/21/22
76.8
Exit Velocity (avg)
6/21/22
315
Distance (max)
6/21/22
59
Sweet Spot %
10/03/21
Run
7.9
60-yard
6/21/22
4.49
30-yd
8/27/22
2.04
10-yd
8/27/22
17.2
Run speed (max)
8/27/22
Defense
79
INF Velo
8/27/22
77
OF Velo
6/21/22
-
C Velo
-
Pop Time
Pitching

Fastball

77.4
Velocity (max)
8/27/22
75.4 - 77.4
Velo Range
8/27/22
2006
Spin Rate (avg)
6/21/22

Changeup

68.9 - 69.6
Velo Range
8/27/22
1832
Spin Rate (avg)
8/27/22

Slider

62 - 68
Velo Range
8/27/22
1879
Spin Rate (avg)
6/21/22

Positional Tools

2022
2021
60 Yard Dash
7.90
Infield Velocity
79.0
Outfield Velocity
77.0
Power / Speed Score
10.8
60 Yard Dash
8.27
Infield Velocity
74.0
Power / Speed Score
10.2
Tucson Open
Aug 27, 2022
Position
8.07
60-yard
79
INF Velo
75
OF Velo
84
Exit Velo
Arizona Preseason ID
Feb 13, 2021
Position
8.27
60-yard
61
INF Velo
78
Exit Velo

Hitting

2022
2021
Exit Velocity Max
85.6
Exit Velocity Avg
75.0
Distance Max
315
Distance Avg
128
Launch Angle Avg
14.1
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
84.3
Exit Velocity Avg
71.8
Distance Max
265
Distance Avg
146
Launch Angle Avg
12.2
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Tucson Open
Aug 27, 2022
Trackman - Hitting
84.2
Exit Velocity (max)
71.4
Exit Velocity (avg)
92
Distance (avg)
214
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Top Prospect Games: Class of 2025 & 2026 (Invite-Only)
Jun 21, 2022
Trackman - Hitting
85.6
Exit Velocity (max)
76.8
Exit Velocity (avg)
146
Distance (avg)
315
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Arizona Fall Underclass Showcase
Oct 3, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
84.3
Exit Velocity (max)
74.7
Exit Velocity (avg)
155
Distance (avg)
265
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Arizona Preseason ID
Feb 13, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
78.2
Exit Velocity (max)
66.8
Exit Velocity (avg)
130
Distance (avg)
249
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %

Hitting

2022
2021
Hand Speed Max
22.2
Hand Speed Avg
20.7
Bat Speed Max
67.2
Bat Speed Avg
61.0
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Hand Speed Max
21.4
Hand Speed Avg
18.7
Bat Speed Max
65.1
Bat Speed Avg
59.7
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Tucson Open
Aug 27, 2022
Blast - Hitting
21.6
Hand Speed (max)
20.6
Hand Speed (avg)
67.2
Bat Speed (max)
59.4
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Top Prospect Games: Class of 2025 & 2026 (Invite-Only)
Jun 21, 2022
Blast - Hitting
22.2
Hand Speed (max)
20.8
Hand Speed (avg)
65.1
Bat Speed (max)
61.9
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Arizona Fall Underclass Showcase
Oct 3, 2021
Blast - Hitting
19.7
Hand Speed (max)
18.5
Hand Speed (avg)
65.1
Bat Speed (max)
60.5
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Arizona Preseason ID
Feb 13, 2021
Blast - Hitting
21.4
Hand Speed (max)
19.7
Hand Speed (avg)
60.0
Bat Speed (max)
56.7
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency

Pitching

2022
2021
Fastball
Velocity Max
77.4
Fastball
Velocity Avg
76.1
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
1986
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
26.1
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
69.3
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1832
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
Slider
Velocity Avg
65.1
Slider
Spin Rate Avg
1734
Slider
Total Movement Avg
Fastball
Velocity Max
72.9
Fastball
Velocity Avg
72.2
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
1883
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
26.1
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
67.5
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1683
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
Slider
Velocity Avg
65.0
Slider
Spin Rate Avg
1662
Slider
Total Movement Avg
Tucson Open
Aug 27, 2022
Trackman - Fastball
77.4
Velocity (max)
75.4 - 77.4
Velo Range
75.7
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,026
Spin Rate (max)
1,970
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Slider
69.8
Velocity (max)
62.1 - 67.9
Velo Range
63.2
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,784
Spin Rate (max)
1,701
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
69.6
Velocity (max)
68.9 - 69.6
Velo Range
69.1
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,845
Spin Rate (max)
1,832
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Top Prospect Games: Class of 2025 & 2026 (Invite-Only)
Jun 21, 2022
Trackman - Fastball
77.0
Velocity (max)
74.8 - 76.8
Velo Range
74.1
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,061
Spin Rate (max)
2,006
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Slider
67.1
Velocity (max)
63.7 - 67.1
Velo Range
63.4
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,885
Spin Rate (max)
1,879
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Arizona Fall Underclass Showcase
Oct 3, 2021
Trackman - Fastball
72.9
Velocity (max)
71.6 - 72.7
Velo Range
69.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,920
Spin Rate (max)
1,883
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Slider
66.3
Velocity (max)
63.8 - 66.3
Velo Range
63.1
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,716
Spin Rate (max)
1,662
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
69.5
Velocity (max)
65.7 - 69.4
Velo Range
65.3
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,761
Spin Rate (max)
1,683
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %

Pitch Scores

2022
2021
Fastball
Hop+
Fastball
Sink+
Fastball
Rise+
Slider
Hammer+
Slider
Sweep+
Fastball
Hop+
Fastball
Sink+
Fastball
Rise+
Slider
Hammer+
Slider
Sweep+
Tucson Open
Aug 27, 2022
Pitch Scores - Fastball
Hop+
Rise+
Sink+
Pitch Scores - Slider
Hammer+
Sweep+
Arizona Fall Underclass Showcase
Oct 3, 2021
Pitch Scores - Fastball
Hop+
Rise+
Sink+
Pitch Scores - Slider
Hammer+
Sweep+

Pitching Velos

2022
Fastball
Velocity Max
77.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
76.0
Changeup
Velocity Avg
69.5
Slider
Velocity Avg
65.0
Tucson Open
Aug 27, 2022
Pitching
77
Max FB
75 - 77
FB
69 - 70
CH
62 - 68
SL

Game Performance

2022
10 Yard Dash
2.04
30 Yard Dash
4.49
60 Yard Dash
8.07
Top Speed (MPH)
RSi
Vertical Jump
Tucson Open
Aug 27, 2022
Swift
2.04
10-yd
4.49
30-yd
8.07
60-yd
17.2
Run speed (max)
7.4
Run Speed (avg)
0.65
RSi (max)
0.45
RSi (avg)
695
Jump Power (max)
11.1
Jump Height (max)
11.1
Jump Height (avg)

Visual Edge

2022
2021
Edge Score
66.62
Edge Score
64.65

Pitch Ai

2022
2021
Arm Speed
Arm Slot
Knee Extension Velo
Deception
Hip-Shoulder Separation
Arm Speed
Knee Extension Velo
Deception
Hip-Shoulder Separation
Tucson Open
Aug 27, 2022
ProPlayAI - Foot Plant
Elbow Flexion (avg)
Shoulder Abduction (avg)
Hip Shoulder Seperation (avg)
ProPlayAI - MER
External Rotation (avg)
Stride Length (avg)
Horizontal Abduction (avg)
ProPlayAI - Release
Arm Speed (max)
Arm Speed (avg)
Knee Extension Velocity (max)
Knee Extension Velocity (avg)
Knee Flexion (avg)
Arm Slot (avg)
Lateral Trunk Tilt (avg)
Arm Path (avg)
Deception (avg)
Torque (avg)
Efficiency (avg)
Sequencing (avg)
Top Prospect Games: Class of 2025 & 2026 (Invite-Only)
Jun 21, 2022
ProPlayAI - Foot Plant
Elbow Flexion (avg)
Shoulder Abduction (avg)
Hip Shoulder Seperation (avg)
ProPlayAI - MER
External Rotation (avg)
Stride Length (avg)
Horizontal Abduction (avg)
ProPlayAI - Release
Arm Speed (max)
Arm Speed (avg)
Knee Extension Velocity (max)
Knee Extension Velocity (avg)
Knee Flexion (avg)
Arm Slot (avg)
Lateral Trunk Tilt (avg)
Arm Path (avg)
Deception (avg)
Torque (avg)
Efficiency (avg)
Sequencing (avg)
Arizona Fall Underclass Showcase
Oct 3, 2021
ProPlayAI - Foot Plant
Elbow Flexion (avg)
Shoulder Abduction (avg)
Hip Shoulder Seperation (avg)
ProPlayAI - MER
External Rotation (avg)
Stride Length (avg)
Horizontal Abduction (avg)
ProPlayAI - Release
Arm Speed (max)
Arm Speed (avg)
Knee Extension Velocity (max)
Knee Extension Velocity (avg)
Knee Flexion (avg)
Lateral Trunk Tilt (avg)
Arm Path (avg)
Deception (avg)
Torque (avg)
Efficiency (avg)
Sequencing (avg)

Notes

Comments

8/27/22
Positional Profile: 3B/OF
Body: 6-0, 170-pounds.
Delivery: High lift early, pause at the top of delivery
Arm Action: RH. Tight over the top action
FB: T77.4, 75-77 mph. Worked in the zone well with good ASR. T2026, 1970 average rpm.
SL: 62-68 mph. Slow breaker with 12/6 action, could be good chase pitch when down in the zone. T1784, 1701 average rpm.
CH: 69-70 mph. Worked well off FB with good sink. T1845, 1832 average rpm.
8/27/22
Positional Profile: 3B/OF
Body: 6-0, 170-pounds.
Hits: LHH. Strong base with knees just outside shoulder width, hands start at a good height just outside of his back leg. Toe lift load with weight transfering heavily onto his backside, Flat to uphill path that produced ground balls and line drives to the pull side.
Power: 84 max exit velocity, averaged 71.4 MPH. 214' max distance.
Arm: RH. INF-79 mph.OF-75 mph. Over the top action, came out of the hand well with good carry across the infield.
Defense: (INF) Feet tended to work a little heavy, was able to put himself in a good position to field and worked through his throws. (OF) Put himself in a good position to field, glove to throw was long at times. produced clean throws to bases.
Run: 8.07 runner in the 60.
Vizual Edge: 66.62 Edge Score
6/21/22

Jaxon Valdez: 

 

Strong frame at 6’0” 170. Starts with high hands at the plate and weight on the back foot, about 60/40 ratio. Moves even more weight back upon loading before transferring linearly towards the pitcher at footstrike. Excellent spine angle is created, allowing for ability to square the ball the all fields, with some power potential to right-center (85.6 Max Exit Velo). Strength could be added to lower half for additional force generation and stability. Quiet hands in the infield, look comfortable fielding the ball. Decent approach footwork in the outfield. Decent carry on the ball in both spots, but could benefit from additional shoulder mobility. Motion on the mound is split with a quick leg lift, a paus, and a quick descent. Uses high ¾’s arm slot and works down hill, Fastball/Slider mix. Could benefit from additional scapular retraction in delivery. 

 

Game Results: 1-1 1B, RBI, 2 BB | 5 batters, 2 H, 2 K

10/03/21

Jaxon Valdez, Higley (AZ), 2025

Positional Profile: 3B/2B
Body: 5-foot-11, 165-pounds. Good base, room for physical development.
Hit: LHH. Square to pitcher, base just outside of shoulder width, slight bend in the knees. Bat held above shoulder about ear height, with back elbow slightly raised.  Sinks into back leg with load and weight is on back side. Lower half is engaged, back foot comes off the ground at contact during weight transfer to front side. Swing is short with an inside path to the ball.
Power: 84.26 max exit velocity, averaged 74.74 mph. 264’ max distance. High % of line drive contact. Ball comes off the bat with true carry to all fields. With strength and size added, could be hitting balls hard to the gaps.
Arm: INF - 74 mph.  Throws from a high 3/4 slot. Arm strength is average for age.
Defense: Range is limited, best on the corners. Glove work is average, with some give inwards towards body. With gained athleticism and range of motion he will improve.
Run: 8.42 runner in the 60. Runs from a tall position, would benefit from more forward lean.

10/03/21

Jaxon Valdez, Higley (AZ), 2025

Positional Profile: 3B/2B
Body: 5-foot-11, 165-pounds. Good base, room for physical development.
Delivery: Room to add more lower half involvement. High elbow with front side.
Arm Action: RH. Delivers from a high 3/4 slot.
FB: T72.9, 71.62-72.74 mph. FB stays true, command is inconsistent.  T1883, 1920 average rpm.
SL: 63.81-66.25 mph. Slows arm speed down on SL. When commanded down could get hitters out front.  T1661, 1716 average rpm.
CH: 65.70-69.40 mph. CH has FB arm speed. Consistently in the zone.  T1683, 1760 average rpm.

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