Drake Bicknell
Drake Bicknell
Drake Bicknell
Drake Bicknell
Drake Bicknell

CLASS OF 2021

C
3B

Drake
Bicknell

Jesuit (HS) • CA
5-11 • 180LBS • R/R
Travel Team: Chico Aces

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2021 National

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2021 State

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UNCOMMITTED
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Best Of Stats

Hitting
21.5
Hand Speed (max)
2/06/21
75.4
Bat Speed (max)
2/06/21
14.5
Rot. Acc (max)
8/14/20
-
Hard Hit %
Power
97.2
Exit Velocity (max)
2/06/21
97
Exit Velocity (avg)
2/06/21
338
Distance (max)
2/06/21
64
Sweet Spot %
2/06/21
Run
7.32
60-yard
2/06/21
-
30-yd
-
10-yd
-
Run speed (max)
Defense
83
INF Velo
7/10/20
-
OF Velo
76
C Velo
7/10/20
1.96 - 2.01
Pop Time
2/06/21

Positional Tools

2021
2020
2019
2018
60 Yard Dash
7.32
Pop Time
1.96 - 2.01
Catcher Velocity
76.0
Power / Speed Score
13.3
60 Yard Dash
7.62
Pop Time
2.00 - 2.12
Catcher Velocity
76.0
Infield Velocity
83.0
Power / Speed Score
12.3
60 Yard Dash
7.69
Pop Time
2.15 - 2.15
Infield Velocity
80.0
Power / Speed Score
11.4
60 Yard Dash
7.64
Infield Velocity
79.0
Power / Speed Score
11.5
Preseason All-State (2021/2022)
Feb 6, 2021
Position
7.32
60-yard
1.96 - 2.01
Pop Time
76
C Velo
97
Exit Velo
California State Games
Aug 14, 2020
Position
7.62
60-yard
2.10 - 2.12
Pop Time
74
C Velo
93
Exit Velo
BAWS 2020
Jul 10, 2020
Position
2.00 - 2.09
Pop Time
83
INF Velo
76
C Velo
94
Exit Velo
NCTB Fall Classic
Oct 27, 2018
Position
7.64
60-yard
79
INF Velo
88
Exit Velo

Hitting

2021
2020
Exit Velocity Max
97.2
Exit Velocity Avg
92.4
Distance Max
338
Distance Avg
182
Launch Angle Avg
10.9
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
93.7
Exit Velocity Avg
90.3
Distance Max
327
Distance Avg
223
Launch Angle Avg
16.9
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Preseason All-State (2021/2022)
Feb 6, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
97.2
Exit Velocity (max)
92.4
Exit Velocity (avg)
182
Distance (avg)
338
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
California State Games
Aug 14, 2020
Trackman - Hitting
93.7
Exit Velocity (max)
90.3
Exit Velocity (avg)
223
Distance (avg)
327
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %

Hitting

2021
2020
Hand Speed Max
21.5
Hand Speed Avg
21.0
Bat Speed Max
75.4
Bat Speed Avg
72.1
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Hand Speed Max
20.6
Hand Speed Avg
19.3
Bat Speed Max
69.7
Bat Speed Avg
66.8
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Preseason All-State (2021/2022)
Feb 6, 2021
Blast - Hitting
21.5
Hand Speed (max)
21.0
Hand Speed (avg)
75.4
Bat Speed (max)
72.1
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
California State Games
Aug 14, 2020
Blast - Hitting
20.6
Hand Speed (max)
19.3
Hand Speed (avg)
69.7
Bat Speed (max)
66.8
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency

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Comments

5/06/21

vs Elk Grove - Uncommitted; Strong body, proportioned, stout build, one of better uncommitted players in the senior class in the area, played catcher in this one (is also an above average 3rd baseman) and hit in the 5th spot in line-up, hands work inside ball, has middle of field approach and ability to spin on soft stuff middle in, power showed up to pull side as he drove a slider for ground rule double into a stiff wind, aggressive approach as he swung at each pitch he saw in first three at-bats, athletic catcher showed ability to stop balls thrown well away from intended target, soft hands, accurate arm (low warm-up time was 2.11), throws track with true carry.

2/06/21

Body: 5-11, 180-pounds. Longer torso frame with space for projection. Lower half-strength present
Hit: RHH. Even, wider base keeping hands high. Small hand load with front foot lift; utilizes kick-back to allow hips to get through. Consistent in swing process and repeatable. Shorthand path allows the barrel to get to consistent contact out front; slight lift in path. Regularly found the barrel (92.43 Average Exit Velo) with the ball having carry to the pullside. 75.4 Max Bat Speed, 21.5 Max Hand Speed, 90.9% Hard Hit Percentage
Power: 97.20 mph exit velocity.
ArmRH. C - 76.00 mph. Arm action was easy and quick to get rid of the ball; ball consistently on the bag.
Defense1.96-2.01 pop times. Transfers were very good; Receiving was consistently solid and able to handle all types of pitches working from the bottom of zone up. Absorbed blocks well and was able to bounce from the crouch.
Run7.32 runner in the 60.

9/07/20

Bay Area World Series 2020 (BAWS) - Uncommitted; Has ability to play well abv avg defense at both C/3B, plays calm, has tools, very comfortable w/pace of the game. Displays same traits at the plate, middle of line-up potential, chance to develop into impact player at collegiate level.

8/15/20

Defense: 2.10-2.12 pop times. Shows feel and understanding of defensive positioning. Fundamentals on display; forehand and backhand fielding, blocking and receiving catching. 
Arm: RH. C - 74 mph. Smooth arm action from third base and the catching position. Short arm swing and release enables him to get rid of the ball quickly. Accurate and consistent throws. 
Hit: RHH. Upright and open stance. Hands are relaxed and shoulder height. Leg lift load to proportional swing stance.  Barrel stays through the zone nicely, covering both sides of the plate. Swing path shows ability to attack the bottom half of the zone, where his exit velo average of 92 mph is the highest. TrackMan metrics show line-drives averaged 311.9 ft, 26.9° launch angle, 90.7 mph. 
Power: 93 mph exit velocity from the tee. 
Run: 7.62 runner in the 60. 

6/13/19

Summer Scout - Medium frame with some strength projects well with some future growth. During game 1 showed good actions at 3rd base and some athleticism making a play on the run with a top ball putting the throw on the money. 3rd AB doubled down the LF line showing a quick bat with strength through the zone; ball jumped for an easy stand up double. During game 2 put together three solid AB’s with two walks and a single through the 6-hole. Range in infield is fair probably fitting best at 3B, 2B or possibly Catcher where his agile body and quick feet could work well.

1/27/19

PBR N CA Preseason All-State - Full, medium frame showing strength in core and lower half; high knees runner staying tall as he runs (7.69 60-yd). Open, balanced stance with high hands and slight bend in knee; knee tuck/kick with hands working back and up. Swing works on slight upward path with quick hands that can create leverage; drove balls deep to the pull side gap flashing a strong bat (88 exit velo). Wide base with controlled footwork able to make plays in middle of the field; arm gets to ear quickly with strength in throws showing carry across the diamond (80 MPH). Continues to show why he’s such a highly touted 2021 player providing positional versatility and instincts of a ball player.

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