AJ Gaca
AJ Gaca
AJ Gaca
AJ Gaca

CLASS OF 2022

C
1B

AJ
Gaca

Carthage College
St. Charles East (HS) • IL
5-11 • 210LBS • R/R
Travel Team: Illinois Indians

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Positional Tools Velos / Pop
TrackMan Hitting
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Best Of Stats

Hitting
24.9
Hand Speed (max)
2/27/21
83.7
Bat Speed (max)
2/27/21
23.9
Rot. Acc (max)
2/27/21
-
Hard Hit %
Power
93.6
Exit Velocity (max)
2/27/21
84.9
Exit Velocity (avg)
2/27/21
325
Distance (max)
6/30/20
50
Sweet Spot %
2/27/21
Run
7.61
60-yard
2/27/21
-
30-yd
-
10-yd
-
Run speed (max)
Defense
76
INF Velo
2/23/20
-
OF Velo
75
C Velo
2/27/21
2.02 - 2.07
Pop Time
2/27/21

Positional Tools

2021
2020
2019
60 Yard Dash
7.61
Pop Time
2.02 - 2.07
Catcher Velocity
75.0
Power / Speed Score
12.3
60 Yard Dash
7.92
Pop Time
2.08 - 2.28
Catcher Velocity
74.0
Infield Velocity
76.0
Power / Speed Score
11.6
60 Yard Dash
8.10
Pop Time
2.19 - 2.33
Catcher Velocity
71.0
Power / Speed Score
10.9
Aurora Preseason I.D.
Feb 27, 2021
Position
7.61
60-yard
2.02 - 2.07
Pop Time
75
C Velo
94
Exit Velo
All-State Games (Invite Only)
Jun 30, 2020
Position
8.16
60-yard
2.08 - 2.14
Pop Time
74
C Velo
90
Exit Velo
Chicago Preseason I.D.
Feb 23, 2020
Position
7.92
60-yard
2.08 - 2.28
Pop Time
76
INF Velo
73
C Velo
91
Exit Velo
Chicagoland Open
Aug 25, 2019
Position
8.10
60-yard
2.19 - 2.33
Pop Time
71
C Velo
88
Exit Velo

Hitting

2021
2020
Exit Velocity Max
93.6
Exit Velocity Avg
84.9
Distance Max
322
Distance Avg
203
Launch Angle Avg
25.0
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
91.8
Exit Velocity Avg
77.2
Distance Max
325
Distance Avg
219
Launch Angle Avg
37.6
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Aurora Preseason I.D.
Feb 27, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
93.6
Exit Velocity (max)
84.9
Exit Velocity (avg)
203
Distance (avg)
322
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
All-State Games (Invite Only)
Jun 30, 2020
Trackman - Hitting
91.8
Exit Velocity (max)
77.2
Exit Velocity (avg)
219
Distance (avg)
325
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %

Hitting

2021
Hand Speed Max
24.9
Hand Speed Avg
23.5
Bat Speed Max
83.7
Bat Speed Avg
76.2
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Aurora Preseason I.D.
Feb 27, 2021
Blast - Hitting
24.9
Hand Speed (max)
23.5
Hand Speed (avg)
83.7
Bat Speed (max)
76.2
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
All-State Games (Invite Only)
Jun 30, 2020
Blast - Hitting
22.7
Hand Speed (max)
21.4
Hand Speed (avg)
73.2
Bat Speed (max)
70.6
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)

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Pitch Scores

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Comments

2/27/21

Positional Profile: C/1B
Body: 5-11, 210-pounds. Strong, sturdy frame - defined lower half.
Hit: RHH. Balanced setup, smooth pre-pitch hand rhythm, bat wraps slightly at load, strides short and maintains athletic posture through contact.  Strong fast hands with noticeable bat speed supported by our Blast Motion metrics: averaged 23.53 mph of hand speed and 76.24 mph of bat speed. Long bat path with an uphill attack angle, showed gap-to-gap barrel feel, fluid rhythm throughout.
Power: 93.64 max exit velocity, averaged 84.9 mph. 322’ max distance. Took one of the louder BP rounds of the day.
Arm: RH. C - 75 mph. Arm plays short and finishes from an over-the-top release point.
Defense: 2.02-2.07 pop times. Athletic actions behind the plate, feet work quick from the crouch and gain ground towards target, soft hands at gather, clean exchange to a short trigger release. Received the ball well in his pens, working underneath and presenting with confidence.
Run: 7.61 runner in the 60. 

6/30/20

Positional Profile: C/3B
Body: 5-11, 190-pounds. Strong all-around frame; notable strength in the lower half.
Hit: RHH. Slightly open setup, narrow base, bat rests vertical pre-load, length at stride.  Quick hands, uphill path, extends through contact, gap-to-gap approach. Swings with intent; doesn't get cheated.
Power: 90 mph exit velocity from the tee. Raw power potential. Recorded a max FB distance of 325 ft, per TrackMan.
Arm: RH. C - 74 mph. Short arm action, over-the-top slot.
Defense: 2.08-2.14 pop times. Works quick out the crouch, athletic feet that work in line and rhythm with upper half, quick to release.
Run: 8.16 runner in the 60. 

2/23/20

Positional Profile: C/3B
Body: 5-foot-11, 200-pounds. Strong, well-proportioned frame.
Hit: RHH. Open setup, long stride to even, stays balanced through contact.  Fast hands, swings with intent, level path, pull-side power, consistent barrels.
Power: 91 mph exit velocity from the tee.
Arm: RH. C - 73 mph. INF - 76 mph. Long arm action, high 3/4 slot.
Defense: 2.08 - 2.28 pop times. Worked out in the infield and behind the plate. Showed a quick release at times on the infield. Athletic behind the plate, quick to release, fluid footwork direct to target, adept blocker. 
Run: 7.92 runner in the 60. 

Positional Profile: C/3B
Body: 5-foot-11, 200-pounds. Strong, well-proportioned frame.
Hit: RHH. Open setup, long stride to even, stays balanced through contact.  Fast hands, swings with intent, level path, pull-side power, consistent barrels.
Power: 91 mph exit velocity from the tee.
Arm: RH. C - 73 mph. INF - 76 mph. Long arm action, high 3/4 slot.
Defense: Worked out in the infield and behind the plate. Showed quick feet, steady hands, and range in the field. Athletic behind the plate, quick to release, fluid footwork direct to target, adept blocker. 
Run: 7.92 runner in the 60. 

8/25/19

Positional Profile: C
Body: 5-foot-10, 195-pounds. Strong throughout, strong lower half, wide shouldered.
Hit: RHH. Tall, open setup, narrow stance, quick front foot trigger. Long, uphill path, lifts contact, occasional pop. Bat strength.
Power: 88 mph exit velocity from the tee.
Arm: RH. C - 71 mph. Short, over the top slot.
Defense: 2.19-2.33 pop times. Soft hands, blocks well, solid base.
Run: 8.10 runner in the 60. 

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