Braden Smith
Braden Smith
Braden Smith
Braden Smith
Braden Smith

CLASS OF 2023

RHP
3B

Braden
Smith

Byron (HS) • IL
6-0 • 180LBS • R/R
Travel Team: GRB Rays 17U

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Best Of Stats

Pitching

Fastball

86.8
Velocity (max)
3/13/22
84.5 - 86.6
Velo Range
3/13/22
2309
Spin Rate (avg)
3/13/22

Changeup

72.8 - 73.7
Velo Range
3/13/22
1549
Spin Rate (avg)
3/13/22

Curveball

64 - 70
Velo Range
3/15/20
2345
Spin Rate (avg)
3/13/22

Slider

71 - 73
Velo Range
3/13/22
2383
Spin Rate (avg)
3/13/22
Power
91.1
Exit Velocity (max)
2/15/21
87.7
Exit Velocity (avg)
2/15/21
306
Distance (max)
2/15/21
70
Sweet Spot %
2/15/21
Hitting
23.9
Hand Speed (max)
2/15/21
70.9
Bat Speed (max)
2/15/21
17.5
Rot. Acc (max)
2/15/21
-
Hard Hit %
Run
6.94
60-yard
2/15/21
-
30-yd
-
10-yd
-
Run speed (max)
Defense
79
INF Velo
3/15/20
-
OF Velo
-
C Velo
-
Pop Time

Positional Tools

2021
2020
2019
2018
60 Yard Dash
6.94
Infield Velocity
78.0
Power / Speed Score
13.1
60 Yard Dash
7.33
Infield Velocity
79.0
Power / Speed Score
11.2
60 Yard Dash
7.54
Infield Velocity
72.0
Power / Speed Score
10.3
60 Yard Dash
8.23
Infield Velocity
57.0
Power / Speed Score
8.7
Lockport Preseason I.D.
Feb 15, 2021
Position
6.94
60-yard
78
INF Velo
91
Exit Velo
Madison Preseason I.D.
Mar 15, 2020
Position
7.33
60-yard
79
INF Velo
82
Exit Velo
Future Prospects Showcase - Madison
Apr 7, 2019
Position
7.54
60-yard
72
INF Velo
78
Exit Velo
Future Prospects Showcase - Madison
Apr 8, 2018
Position
8.23
60-yard
57
INF Velo
72
Exit Velo

Hitting

2021
Exit Velocity Max
91.1
Exit Velocity Avg
87.7
Distance Max
306
Distance Avg
178
Launch Angle Avg
12.2
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Lockport Preseason I.D.
Feb 15, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
91.1
Exit Velocity (max)
87.7
Exit Velocity (avg)
178
Distance (avg)
306
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Ground Ball %

Hitting

2021
Hand Speed Max
23.9
Hand Speed Avg
22.7
Bat Speed Max
70.9
Bat Speed Avg
69.2
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Lockport Preseason I.D.
Feb 15, 2021
Blast - Hitting
23.9
Hand Speed (max)
22.7
Hand Speed (avg)
70.9
Bat Speed (max)
69.2
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency

Pitching

2022
2021
Fastball
Velocity Max
86.8
Fastball
Velocity Avg
85.5
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
2309
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
27.0
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
69.4
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
2345
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
73.2
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1549
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
Slider
Velocity Avg
72.0
Slider
Spin Rate Avg
2383
Slider
Total Movement Avg
Fastball
Velocity Max
85.4
Fastball
Velocity Avg
84.0
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
2154
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
25.6
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
66.0
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
1840
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
68.9
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1118
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
Madison Preseason ID
Mar 13, 2022
Trackman - Fastball
86.8
Velocity (max)
84.5 - 86.6
Velo Range
86.5
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,493
Spin Rate (max)
2,309
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 - 70.0
Velo Range
70.0
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,387
Spin Rate (max)
2,345
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Slider
72.6
Velocity (max)
71.4 - 72.6
Velo Range
71.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,444
Spin Rate (max)
2,383
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
73.7
Velocity (max)
72.8 - 73.7
Velo Range
73.5
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,611
Spin Rate (max)
1,549
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Lockport Preseason I.D.
Feb 15, 2021
Trackman - Fastball
85.4
Velocity (max)
82.9 - 85.2
Velo Range
83.0
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,224
Spin Rate (max)
2,154
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
69.1
Velocity (max)
64.3 - 67.9
Velo Range
64.1
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,953
Spin Rate (max)
1,840
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
70.1
Velocity (max)
67.8 - 69.9
Velo Range
66.2
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,211
Spin Rate (max)
1,118
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+
Lockport Preseason I.D.
Feb 15, 2021
Pitch Scores - Fastball
Hop+
Rise+
Sink+
Pitch Scores - Curveball
Hammer+
Sweep+

Pitching Velos

2022
2021
2020
2019
2018
Fastball
Velocity Max
87.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
86.0
Curveball
Velocity Avg
69.5
Changeup
Velocity Avg
73.5
Slider
Velocity Avg
72.0
Fastball
Velocity Max
85.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
84.0
Curveball
Velocity Avg
66.0
Changeup
Velocity Avg
69.0
Fastball
Velocity Max
83.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
81.2
Curveball
Velocity Avg
65.5
Changeup
Velocity Avg
70.0
Fastball
Velocity Max
76.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
75.0
Curveball
Velocity Avg
62.0
Changeup
Velocity Avg
63.0
Fastball
Velocity Max
67.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
65.5
Curveball
Velocity Avg
55.0
Changeup
Velocity Avg
54.5
Madison Preseason ID
Mar 13, 2022
Pitching
87
Max FB
85 - 87
FB
69 - 70
CB
73 - 74
CH
71 - 73
SL
Lockport Preseason I.D.
Feb 15, 2021
Pitching
85
Max FB
83 - 85
FB
64 - 68
CB
68 - 70
CH
Badger State Battle
Jul 2, 2020
Pitching
83
Max FB
79 - 82
FB
63 - 65
CB
Madison Preseason I.D.
Mar 15, 2020
Pitching
83
Max FB
81 - 83
FB
64 - 70
CB
69 - 71
CH
Future Prospects Showcase - Madison
Apr 7, 2019
Pitching
76
Max FB
74 - 76
FB
61 - 63
CB
62 - 64
CH
Future Prospects Showcase - Madison
Apr 8, 2018
Pitching
67
Max FB
65 - 66
FB
54 - 56
CB
53 - 56
CH

Game Performance

Visual Edge

Pitch Ai

2022
Arm Speed
Arm Slot
Knee Extension Velo
Deception
Hip-Shoulder Separation
Madison Preseason ID
Mar 13, 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

3/13/22

Positional Profile: RHP/3B
Body: 6-0, 180-pounds. Long, lean, high waisted, broad shoulders.
Delivery: Up-tempo delivery with effort, high point of balance, lands closed with an athletic finish.
Arm Action: RH. Short, quick arm action, high 3/4 slot.
FB: T86.8, 84.5-86.6 mph. Easy, clean four seam type. T2493, 2308 average rpm.
CB: 68.7-70.0 mph. Slurve type, works down in the zone. T2387, 2345 average rpm.
SL: 71.4-72.6 mph. Sharp, 10/4 movement for strikes. T2444, 2382 average rpm.
CH: 72.8-73.7 mph. Mostly straight, late arm side run. T1610, 1548 average rpm.

3/13/22

Smith is a strong 6-foot, 180-pound pitcher who showed renewed offspeed feel on Sunday. Smith throws a high-spin four-seamer, 85-87 mph, at 2,308 rpm on average though the progress he’s made with his curveball, 69-70 mph, was the biggest takeaway here. Smith is throwing his curve a little harder though with significantly more spin, measured just under 2,400 rpm. The slider has a similar profile, though he threw it more aggressively, resulting in even more spin and tighter break. He’s an arrow-up junior in Illinois.

2/15/21

Positional Profile: 3B/RHP
Body: 6-foot, 175-pounds.
Delivery: Tall/fall delivery with smooth rhythm, some effort, works in line, lands squared.
Arm Action: RH. Short arm action, high 3/4 slot.
FB: T85, 83-85 mph. Straight action. T2223, 2154 average rpm.
CB: 64-68 mph. Gradual 11/5 shape. T1952, 1840 average rpm.
CH: 68-70 mph. Straight, occasional sink. T1211, 1117 average rpm.

Hit: RHH. Balanced setup, short stride.  Repeatable swing, quick hands, long level barrel path, line drive approach, fluid rhythm.
Power: 91.14 max exit velocity, averaged 87.7 mph. 305’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 78 mph. Short loose arm action, over-the-top slot.
Defense: Pre-pitch hop, fluid footwork, looks the ball into the glove, fields low to the ground.
Run: 6.94 runner in the 60. Above average runner.

7/02/20

5-foot-10, 160-pound right-handed pitcher/infielder. Proportionally strong, wide-shouldered build. Started on the mound against ISA Stars Royal. Clean and loose arm action, high ¾ slot. Fluid drop and drive delivery that works in rhythm, strong front side, athletic through release. Fastball comes out clean with some aggression into the zone. Sat 79-82 mph, touching 83 mph, consistently worked around the plate. Heavily relied on his fastball but mixed in an 11/5 curveball, 63-65 mph, gradual action. Settled in after a tough first inning, slowing only one earned run through six innings and striking out eight. A high-follow arm in Illinois’ 2023 class.

3/15/20

Positional Profile: 3B/RHP Polished on the mound for his age. Capable of throwing all three pitches for strikes.
Body: 5-foot-10, 160-pounds. Athletic build with strength.
Delivery: Tall/fall type delivery, shoulders stay level, works direct to target and lands square with an athletic finish. Maintained a smooth rhythm throughout.
Arm Action: RH. Long and loose arm action, high 3/4 slot.
FB: T83, 82-83 mph. Comes out clean. Primarily plays straight but flashed slight arm-side run at times. Strikes to both sides of the plate.
CB: 67-70 mph. 11/5 shape with sharp break. Tight spin. Strikes. 
CH: 69-71 mph. Maintains fastball arm speed. Plays with natural cutting action. Strikes

Hit: RHH. Tall setup with narrow and open stance, smooth loading action, athletic pre pitch, moderate stride length. Path works uphill, creates hard contact, in rhythm swing showed knack for finding the barrel.
Power: 82 mph exit velocity from the tee.
Arm: RH. INF - 79 mph. Short loose arm action, plays out of high 3/4 slot, athletic release when on the move.
Defense: Plays tall with soft hands, clean exchange, actions are clean, third base profile.
Run: 7.33 runner in the 60. 

4/07/19

Positional Profile: SS/RHP
Body: 5-foot-10, 148-pounds. Athletic
Defense: Steady hands, athletic fielding position, fields ball deep.
Arm: RH. INF - 72 mph. Loose arm action, Over-the-top/ high 3/4 arm slot.
Hit: RHH. Tall, Balanced setup, long stride, arm bar load. Level, long bat path, fluid rhythm.
Power: 78 mph exit velocity from the tee.
Run: 7.54 runner in the 60.
Delivery: Smooth rhythm, tall/fall, lands closed, athletic finish.
Arm Action: RH. High 3/4 arm angle, quick arm speed, short, loose action.
FB: T76, 74-76 mph. Straight, hard, control.
CB: 61-63 mph. 11/5 shape, above average action for age, has control.                                   
CH: 62-64 mph. Arm speed near fastball, arm side run, sink. has control.

4/08/18

5-foot-6, 115-pound, infielder and right-handed pitcher. Defensively, short arm action, ¾ slot, quick exchanges at-times, 57 mph across the infield. Offensively, tall, narrow setup, short leg kick timing-trigger, maintains balance. Line drive approach, level barrel path, 72 mph exit velocity. Ran an 8.23 laser-timed 60. On the mound, short arm action, high ¾ slot. Tall and fall delivery, works on-line, lands square. Fastball, slight run, 65-66, touched 67. Curveball, 11/5 shape, tight at-times, 54-56. Changeup, near fastball arm speed, sinking action, 53-56.

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