Kaden Griffitts
Kaden Griffitts
Kaden Griffitts
Kaden Griffitts
Kaden Griffitts
Kaden Griffitts
Kaden Griffitts
Kaden Griffitts

CLASS OF 2023

CF
LHP

Kaden
Griffitts

Williamsville (HS) • IL
5-11 • 180LBS • L/L
Travel Team: Missouri Gators

Rankings

2023 National

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Best of Snapshot
Positional Tools Velos / Pop
TrackMan Hitting
Blast
Pitching Velos
Swift
Visual Edge
News
Comments
Contact

Best Of Stats

Hitting
22.9
Hand Speed (max)
2/26/22
75.2
Bat Speed (max)
2/26/22
15.8
Rot. Acc (max)
2/26/22
-
Hard Hit %
Power
96
Exit Velocity (max)
7/28/21
88.5
Exit Velocity (avg)
7/28/21
358
Distance (max)
2/26/22
58
Sweet Spot %
3/27/21
Run
6.78
60-yard
5/30/21
3.9
30-yd
5/29/22
1.7
10-yd
5/29/22
20.1
Run speed (max)
5/29/22
Defense
-
INF Velo
87
OF Velo
3/27/21
-
C Velo
-
Pop Time
Pitching

Fastball

82
Velocity (max)
5/27/20
80 - 82
Velo Range
5/27/20
-
Spin Rate (avg)

Changeup

70 - 70
Velo Range
5/27/20
-
Spin Rate (avg)

Curveball

71 - 71
Velo Range
5/27/20
-
Spin Rate (avg)

Slider

65 - 68
Velo Range
5/30/21
-
Spin Rate (avg)

Positional Tools

2022
2021
2020
2019
60 Yard Dash
6.83
Outfield Velocity
85.0
Power / Speed Score
13.7
60 Yard Dash
6.78
Outfield Velocity
87.0
Power / Speed Score
14.2
60 Yard Dash
7.08
Outfield Velocity
86.0
Power / Speed Score
12.9
60 Yard Dash
7.35
Outfield Velocity
78.0
Power / Speed Score
10.3
GBA Scout Day
May 29, 2022
Position
6.83
60-yard
89
Exit Velo
Preseason All-State: Upperclass (Invite-Only)
Feb 26, 2022
Position
6.91
60-yard
85
OF Velo
94
Exit Velo
IL/IN/IA/WI Workout Pod
Jul 28, 2021
Position
6.86
60-yard
83
OF Velo
2021 Future Games
Jul 28, 2021
Position
6.86
60-yard
83
OF Velo
96
Exit Velo
GBA Scout Day
May 30, 2021
Position
6.78
60-yard
82
OF Velo
97
Exit Velo
Underclass Invitational (Invite Only)
Mar 27, 2021
Position
6.97
60-yard
87
OF Velo
93
Exit Velo
Underclass Games (Invite Only)
Jul 21, 2020
Position
7.08
60-yard
86
OF Velo
87
Exit Velo
GBA Scout Day
May 27, 2020
Position
7.27
60-yard
83
OF Velo
93
Exit Velo
Future Prospects Showcase & Educational Camp
Mar 31, 2019
Position
7.35
60-yard
78
OF Velo
76
Exit Velo

Hitting

2022
2021
2020
Exit Velocity Max
93.8
Exit Velocity Avg
75.7
Distance Max
358
Distance Avg
220
Launch Angle Avg
32.5
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
96.0
Exit Velocity Avg
87.7
Distance Max
336
Distance Avg
155
Launch Angle Avg
8.8
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
91.5
Exit Velocity Avg
83.1
Distance Max
339
Distance Avg
219
Launch Angle Avg
21.8
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Preseason All-State: Upperclass (Invite-Only)
Feb 26, 2022
Trackman - Hitting
93.8
Exit Velocity (max)
75.7
Exit Velocity (avg)
220
Distance (avg)
358
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
IL/IN/IA/WI Workout Pod
Jul 28, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
96.0
Exit Velocity (max)
88.5
Exit Velocity (avg)
127
Distance (avg)
334
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
2021 Future Games
Jul 28, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
96.0
Exit Velocity (max)
88.5
Exit Velocity (avg)
127
Distance (avg)
334
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Underclass Invitational (Invite Only)
Mar 27, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
93.3
Exit Velocity (max)
86.8
Exit Velocity (avg)
198
Distance (avg)
336
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Underclass Games (Invite Only)
Jul 21, 2020
Trackman - Hitting
91.5
Exit Velocity (max)
83.1
Exit Velocity (avg)
219
Distance (avg)
339
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %

Hitting

2022
2021
Hand Speed Max
22.9
Hand Speed Avg
20.7
Bat Speed Max
75.2
Bat Speed Avg
73.2
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Hand Speed Max
22.4
Hand Speed Avg
20.4
Bat Speed Max
73.9
Bat Speed Avg
69.8
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Preseason All-State: Upperclass (Invite-Only)
Feb 26, 2022
Blast - Hitting
22.9
Hand Speed (max)
20.7
Hand Speed (avg)
75.2
Bat Speed (max)
73.2
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
IL/IN/IA/WI Workout Pod
Jul 28, 2021
Blast - Hitting
21.8
Hand Speed (max)
20.1
Hand Speed (avg)
73.9
Bat Speed (max)
69.6
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
2021 Future Games
Jul 28, 2021
Blast - Hitting
21.8
Hand Speed (max)
20.1
Hand Speed (avg)
73.9
Bat Speed (max)
69.6
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Underclass Invitational (Invite Only)
Mar 27, 2021
Blast - Hitting
22.4
Hand Speed (max)
20.6
Hand Speed (avg)
72.2
Bat Speed (max)
69.9
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Underclass Games (Invite Only)
Jul 21, 2020
Blast - Hitting
21.1
Hand Speed (max)
19.1
Hand Speed (avg)
71.1
Bat Speed (max)
66.0
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)

Pitching

Pitch Scores

Pitching Velos

2021
2020
2019
Fastball
Velocity Max
77.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
75.0
Changeup
Velocity Avg
68.0
Slider
Velocity Avg
66.5
Fastball
Velocity Max
82.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
81.0
Curveball
Velocity Avg
71.0
Changeup
Velocity Avg
70.0
Fastball
Velocity Max
76.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
74.5
Changeup
Velocity Avg
63.5
GBA Scout Day
May 30, 2021
Pitching
77
Max FB
74 - 76
FB
67 - 69
CH
65 - 68
SL
GBA Scout Day
May 27, 2020
Pitching
82
Max FB
80 - 82
FB
71 - 71
CB
70 - 70
CH

Game Performance

2022
10 Yard Dash
1.70
30 Yard Dash
3.90
60 Yard Dash
6.95
Top Speed (MPH)
GBA Scout Day
May 29, 2022
Swift
1.70
10-yd
3.90
30-yd
6.95
60-yd
20.1
Run speed (max)
8.6
Run Speed (avg)

Visual Edge

2022
2021
Edge Score
68.67
Edge Score
71.53

Pitch Ai

Notes

Comments

7/05/22

5-foot-11, 180-pound left/left prospect that really looks the part in a uniform. Has been trending up after a strong start to the summer circuit. Athletic at the plate with bat speed and twitch, working on the barrel and creating leverage from a level path. Above-average speed that shows on the basepaths and in center field; 6.78 60. Former PBR Future Games participant and a high-follow uncommitted outfielder in the Illinois’ 2023 class. 

6/01/22

Former PBR Future Games participant and uncommitted junior OF Kaden Griffitts (Williamsville, 2023; IL) repeated hard contact off his left-handed barrel in BP, topping at a near event-high 89 mph. The strong-bodied 5-foot-11, 180-pound outfielder also ran a 6.83 in the 60-yard dash.

2/26/22

Positional Profile: OF
Body: 5-10, 175-pounds.
Hit: LHH. Wide, balanced setup. Fluid load into a long stride.  Coils upper half slightly before footstrike, moves into a loose, uphill path through the zone. Intent to do damage with consistent hard contact.
Power: 93.8 max exit velocity, averaged 75.7 mph. 357’ max distance.
Arm: LH. OF - 85 mph. Short arm out of the glove into a high 3/4 slot. Plays with some carry.
Defense: Loose, athletic actions. Quick footwork, clean exchange, good routes.
Run: 6.91 runner in the 60. 

3/27/21

Positional Profile: OF/LHP
Body: 5-10, 175-pounds. Athletic frame.
Hit: LHH. Balanced setup, short stride, simple pre-pitch actions. Short, whippy swing, strong, level bat path, barrel control, creates backspin, consistent hard contact, line drives, pull-side tendencies, advanced round of BP.
Power: 93.31 max exit velocity, averaged 86.84 mph. 336’ max distance.
Arm: LH. OF - 87 mph. Short arm action, high 3/4 arm slot, throws flash carry.
Defense: Steady outfield actions, hands play out front, clean exchanges, plays through the ball with athleticism.
Run: 6.97 runner in the 60. Above average runner.

10/03/20

5-foot-10, 165-pound, well-proportioned, left/left center fielder; frame carries strength throughout. Has shown well at multiple PBR Tournaments throughout the summer and fall. Center field and top of the order profile. Plays the game hard and with instincts.  Broke out in the third and final game of the weekend. Athletic, confident look in the box. Hands get into a powerful position to hit, direct path to the baseball, quick bat, strong wrists and works gap-to-gap. Defensively, above-average center fielder for his age. Quick first step, natural outfield actions. High-follow 2023 left-handed hitting outfielder.

7/21/20

Positional Profile: OF/LHP
Body: 5-10, 165-pounds. Strong, athletic frame with some twitch.
Hit: LHH. Balanced setup, hands load back quickly, short stride to closed.  Quick strong hands, short bat path with an elevated attack angle at times, gap-to-gap approach, swings with intent.
Power: 87 mph exit velocity from the tee.
Arm: LH. OF - 86 mph. Short arm action, over-the-top slot.
Defense: Advanced outfield actions for age; looks natural and comfortable in the outfield. Quick athletic feet that constantly field in rhythm, soft hands, quick and clean hand transfer, plays through the baseball.
Run: 7.08 runner in the 60. 

3/31/19

Positional Profile: OF/LHP 
Body: 5-foot-8, 150-pounds. 
Defense: Soft hands, fluid, athletic footwork, natural outfield actions, clean exchange, plays through baseball.
Arm: OF - 78 mph. Long arm action, 3/4 arm slot, throws were accurate with carry.
Hit: LHH. Wide balanced set up, short leg lift, short stride, utilizes lower half. Fast bat, level swing path, gets extension through contact uphill, line-drive approach, fluid rhythm.
Power: 76 mph exit velocity from the tee.
Run: 7.35 runner in the 60. 
Delivery: Tall and fall delivery, smooth rhythm, closed-toe landing, regular effort throughout.
Arm Action: Long arm action, high ¾ slot.
FB: T76, 73-76 mph. Arm-side-run, life, thrown for strikes. 
CH: 62-65 mph. Maintains arm speed, sink, feel for pitch, works down in the zone.

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