Sal Valenzuela
Sal Valenzuela
Sal Valenzuela
Sal Valenzuela

CLASS OF 2024

OF
LHP

Sal
Valenzuela

Nogales (HS) • AZ
6-0 • 175LBS • L/L
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Best Of Stats

Hitting
23.4
Hand Speed (max)
8/29/21
72.8
Bat Speed (max)
1/08/22
18.2
Rot. Acc (max)
8/29/21
-
Hard Hit %
Power
93.1
Exit Velocity (max)
1/08/22
84.4
Exit Velocity (avg)
1/08/22
348
Distance (max)
1/08/22
80
Sweet Spot %
8/16/20
Run
7.28
60-yard
8/29/21
-
30-yd
-
10-yd
-
Run speed (max)
Defense
-
INF Velo
81
OF Velo
8/29/21
-
C Velo
-
Pop Time
Pitching

Fastball

83.7
Velocity (max)
1/08/22
81 - 83.3
Velo Range
1/08/22
2054
Spin Rate (avg)
1/31/21

Changeup

68.8 - 71.6
Velo Range
1/08/22
1938
Spin Rate (avg)
1/31/21

Curveball

68.7 - 70.1
Velo Range
8/16/20
2064
Spin Rate (avg)
1/31/21

Slider

69.8 - 72.1
Velo Range
8/29/21
2130
Spin Rate (avg)
8/16/20

Positional Tools

2022
2021
2020
60 Yard Dash
7.51
Outfield Velocity
79.0
Power / Speed Score
12.4
60 Yard Dash
7.28
Outfield Velocity
81.0
Power / Speed Score
12.1
60 Yard Dash
7.96
Outfield Velocity
76.0
Power / Speed Score
10.2
Tucson Preseason ID
Jan 8, 2022
Position
7.51
60-yard
79
OF Velo
Tucson Summer Review
Aug 29, 2021
Position
7.28
60-yard
81
OF Velo
Preseason All-State Games (Underclass)
Jan 31, 2021
Position
7.99
60-yard
79
OF Velo
84
Exit Velo
Arizona Summer Review
Aug 16, 2020
Position
7.96
60-yard
76
OF Velo
81
Exit Velo

Hitting

2022
2021
2020
Exit Velocity Max
93.1
Exit Velocity Avg
84.4
Distance Max
348
Distance Avg
252
Launch Angle Avg
27.4
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
88.3
Exit Velocity Avg
77.2
Distance Max
331
Distance Avg
216
Launch Angle Avg
25.5
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
81.4
Exit Velocity Avg
77.8
Distance Max
284
Distance Avg
175
Launch Angle Avg
16.6
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Tucson Preseason ID
Jan 8, 2022
Trackman - Hitting
93.1
Exit Velocity (max)
84.4
Exit Velocity (avg)
252
Distance (avg)
348
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Tucson Summer Review
Aug 29, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
88.3
Exit Velocity (max)
78.7
Exit Velocity (avg)
219
Distance (avg)
331
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Preseason All-State Games (Underclass)
Jan 31, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
83.7
Exit Velocity (max)
73.6
Exit Velocity (avg)
210
Distance (avg)
282
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Arizona Summer Review
Aug 16, 2020
Trackman - Hitting
81.4
Exit Velocity (max)
77.8
Exit Velocity (avg)
175
Distance (avg)
284
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %

Hitting

2022
2021
2020
Hand Speed Max
23.2
Hand Speed Avg
21.6
Bat Speed Max
72.8
Bat Speed Avg
69.8
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Hand Speed Max
23.4
Hand Speed Avg
20.4
Bat Speed Max
68.7
Bat Speed Avg
63.3
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Hand Speed Max
20.3
Hand Speed Avg
18.5
Bat Speed Max
63.1
Bat Speed Avg
59.2
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Tucson Preseason ID
Jan 8, 2022
Blast - Hitting
23.2
Hand Speed (max)
21.6
Hand Speed (avg)
72.8
Bat Speed (max)
69.8
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Tucson Summer Review
Aug 29, 2021
Blast - Hitting
23.4
Hand Speed (max)
20.7
Hand Speed (avg)
68.7
Bat Speed (max)
62.7
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Preseason All-State Games (Underclass)
Jan 31, 2021
Blast - Hitting
21.4
Hand Speed (max)
19.8
Hand Speed (avg)
66.7
Bat Speed (max)
64.5
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Arizona Summer Review
Aug 16, 2020
Blast - Hitting
20.3
Hand Speed (max)
18.5
Hand Speed (avg)
63.1
Bat Speed (max)
59.2
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency

Pitching

2022
2021
2020
Fastball
Velocity Max
83.7
Fastball
Velocity Avg
82.2
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
2053
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
25.0
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
65.3
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
1910
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
70.2
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1595
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
Fastball
Velocity Max
82.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
80.3
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
2039
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
25.4
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
66.8
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
2064
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
68.9
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1760
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
Slider
Velocity Avg
71.0
Slider
Spin Rate Avg
1802
Slider
Total Movement Avg
Fastball
Velocity Max
76.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
74.5
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
1931
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
25.9
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
69.4
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
1937
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
68.7
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1395
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
Slider
Velocity Avg
66.5
Slider
Spin Rate Avg
2130
Slider
Total Movement Avg
Cutter
Velocity Avg
69.2
Cutter
Spin Rate Avg
1882
Cutter
Total Movement Avg
Tucson Preseason ID
Jan 8, 2022
Trackman - Fastball
83.7
Velocity (max)
81.0 - 83.3
Velo Range
82.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,141
Spin Rate (max)
2,053
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
67.1
Velocity (max)
63.9 - 66.6
Velo Range
65.0
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,024
Spin Rate (max)
1,910
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
72.3
Velocity (max)
68.8 - 71.6
Velo Range
71.1
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,842
Spin Rate (max)
1,595
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Tucson Summer Review
Aug 29, 2021
Trackman - Fastball
82.0
Velocity (max)
79.7 - 81.4
Velo Range
80.4
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,198
Spin Rate (max)
2,016
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Slider
72.5
Velocity (max)
69.8 - 72.1
Velo Range
69.8
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,025
Spin Rate (max)
1,802
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
71.5
Velocity (max)
68.2 - 71.0
Velo Range
69.3
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,910
Spin Rate (max)
1,725
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Preseason All-State Games (Underclass)
Jan 31, 2021
Trackman - Fastball
81.9
Velocity (max)
79.3 - 81.0
Velo Range
80.0
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,209
Spin Rate (max)
2,054
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
67.3
Velocity (max)
66.4 - 67.1
Velo Range
65.5
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,133
Spin Rate (max)
2,064
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
65.4
Velocity (max)
1,938
Spin Rate (max)
1,938
Spin Rate (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Arizona Summer Review
Aug 16, 2020
Trackman - Fastball
76.0
Velocity (max)
73.1 - 75.9
Velo Range
72.7
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,024
Spin Rate (max)
1,931
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
70.1
Velocity (max)
68.7 - 70.1
Velo Range
67.3
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,945
Spin Rate (max)
1,937
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - Slider
67.6
Velocity (max)
65.8 - 67.3
Velo Range
63.9
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,193
Spin Rate (max)
2,130
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
69.4
Velocity (max)
68.2 - 69.3
Velo Range
66.3
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,441
Spin Rate (max)
1,395
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - Cutter
69.2
Velocity (max)
66.3
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,882
Spin Rate (max)
1,882
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %

Pitch Scores

2021
Fastball
Hop+
Fastball
Sink+
Fastball
Rise+
Curveball
Hammer+
Curveball
Sweep+
Slider
Hammer+
Slider
Sweep+
Tucson Preseason ID
Jan 8, 2022
Pitch Scores - Fastball
Hop+
Rise+
Sink+
Pitch Scores - Curveball
Hammer+
Sweep+
Tucson Summer Review
Aug 29, 2021
Pitch Scores - Fastball
Hop+
Rise+
Sink+
Pitch Scores - Slider
Hammer+
Sweep+
Preseason All-State Games (Underclass)
Jan 31, 2021
Pitch Scores - Fastball
Hop+
Rise+
Sink+
Pitch Scores - Curveball
Hammer+
Sweep+

Pitching Velos

2021
2020
Fastball
Velocity Max
82.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
80.2
Curveball
Velocity Avg
66.5
Changeup
Velocity Avg
66.2
Slider
Velocity Avg
71.0
Fastball
Velocity Max
76.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
74.5
Changeup
Velocity Avg
68.5
Slider
Velocity Avg
67.0
Tucson Summer Review
Aug 29, 2021
Pitching
82
Max FB
80 - 81
FB
68 - 71
CH
70 - 72
SL
Preseason All-State Games (Underclass)
Jan 31, 2021
Pitching
82
Max FB
79 - 81
FB
66 - 67
CB
63 - 63
CH
Arizona Summer Review
Aug 16, 2020
Pitching
76
Max FB
73 - 76
FB
68 - 69
CH
66 - 68
SL
69 - 70
CT

Game Performance

Visual Edge

2022
Edge Score
79.75
Tucson Summer Review
Aug 29, 2021
Visual Skills
79.75
Edge Score

Pitch Ai

2022
Arm Speed
Arm Slot
Knee Extension Velo
Deception
Hip-Shoulder Separation
Tucson Preseason ID
Jan 8, 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)

Notes

Comments

1/08/22

Sal Valenzuela, Nogales (AZ), 2024 Arizona
Positional Profile: OF/LHP High upside on the mound. Great build and arm action is clean. Expect velo to take a jump in the future.
Body: 6-0, 175-pounds. Great projectable build. High waisted with strength and room for improvement.
Hit: LHH. Wide setup with a bend in the knees. Knees slightly bowed out with with weight slightly favored to the back side. Hands held just above the shoulder.  Uses a no stride approach, allows him to be in a position to hit early. Uses a small rock to the back side during load and weight transfers to the front side. Swing is simple with a direct path. Has some bat speed and stays balanced.
Power: 93.1 max exit velocity, averaged 84.4 mph. 348’ max distance. Has some pull side pop, high % of contact was in the air.
Arm: LH. OF - 79 mph. Throws from a high 3/4 slot. Gets good extension out front with a smooth arm action. Throws were on target with true flight.
Defense: Controlled fielding actions in the OF. Consistent timing to throw and clean glove work.
Run: 7.51 runner in the 60.

1/08/22

Sal Valenzuela, Nogales (AZ), 2024 Arizona
Positional Profile: OF/LHP High upside on the mound. Great build and arm action is clean. Expect velo to take a jump in the future.
Body: 6-0, 175-pounds. Great projectable build. High waisted with strength and room for improvement.
Delivery: Good posture and mound presence. Sinks into back leg slightly as he gets down the mound with a good front side and delivering out front.
Arm Action: LH. Delivers from a high 3/4 slot with a clean arm action.
FB: T83.7, 81.0-83.3 mph. Worked both sides of the plate with FB and had great HM numbers. Commanded FB well.  T2141, 2052 average rpm.
CB: 63.9-66.6 mph. Downward breaking movement and stayed at the bottom of the zone. Tends to come around it at times, potential out pitch.  T2024, 1909 average rpm.
CH: 68.8-71.6 mph. CH showed to be an out pitch. Plays great off his FB with above average HM numbers.  T1841, 1594 average rpm.

8/29/21

Sal Valenzuela, Nogales (AZ), 2024
 Positional Profile: OF/LHP High upside on the mound. Arm is clean with a projectable body and room to grow.
Body: 6-foot-0, 175-pounds. Athletic build, room for physical development. Projectable body.
Defense: Approaches the ball smooth and is direct with the glove. Slower shuffle with footwork to release.
Arm: L. OF - 81 mph. Throws from a high 3/4 slot. Clean arm with 4 seam carry. Throws were on target.
Hit: L. Wider setup with slightly open stance. Weight is noticeably on his back side. Sets up with front shoulder slightly higher than back. Bat lays flat on the shoulder. Loads onto his back side with moderate leg kick. Gains some ground towards pitcher and creates some length with hands. Path is slightly rotational.
Run: 7.28 runner in the 60. Long strides. Lacks consistency with strides.

Delivery: Good tempo from the windup. Has a high leg kick and sinks back down into his back leg. Gets down the mound well.
Arm Action: L. Delivers from a high 3/4 slot. Timing with separation is consistent and gets out front and through his pitches. Delivery is clean.
FB: T82, 80-81 mph. Slight arm side run with some tilt.
SL: 70-72 mph. Inconsistent with release point. Needs to improve SL command.                          CH: 68-71 mph. Showed to be his best secondary pitch on this day. Thrown with FB intent, has some depth to it.

8/16/20

Sal Valenzuela, Nogales (AZ), 2024
Positional Profile: OF/LHP Athleticism gives him upside as a two-prospect.
Body: 5-11, 140-pounds. Thin projectable body, high waisted, plenty of room to gain strength.
Defense: Good pre-pitch, on-time first step. Created angles in order to have direction to target. Usable glove & feet.
Arm: Left-handed. OF - 76 mph. Arm should get better as he matures. Short arm action from 3/4 slot. Ball tails off to the arm side, showing some accuracy.
Hit: LHH. Squared base, leg kick trigger with long stride, lands square. Weight drifts forward early at times.  Flat swing with mid/oppo approach. Developing timing.
Power: 81 mph exit velocity from the tee. Inconsistent contact with some hard LDs up the middle.
Run: 7.96 runner in the 60. 

Delivery: Fluid athletic delivery, showing above average feel. Tall controlled balance point. Showed some hip/shoulder separation at front foot strike. Lands square with athletic balanced finish.
Arm Action: Left-handed. Throws with easy effort from a H3/4 arm slot with short arm action.
FB: T76, 73-76 mph. Straight, Above average spin in relation to speed.
SL: 66-68 mph. Varying slurvy & slutter action.
CH: 68-69 mph. Some separation from FB.

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