Blake O'Brien
Blake O'Brien
Blake O'Brien
Blake O'Brien
Blake O'Brien
Blake O'Brien
Blake O'Brien

CLASS OF 2024

OF
RHP

Blake
O'Brien

St. Thomas Aquinas (HS) • KS
6-0 • 180LBS • R/R
Travel Team: Royals Scout Team
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Positional Tools Velos / Pop
TrackMan Hitting
Blast
TrackMan Pitching
Pitching Velos
Swift
Visual Edge
PitchAI
News
Comments
Contact

Best Of Stats

Hitting
22.4
Hand Speed (max)
7/28/21
73.6
Bat Speed (max)
7/28/21
18
Rot. Acc (max)
7/28/21
-
Hard Hit %
Power
92.6
Exit Velocity (max)
7/27/22
81
Exit Velocity (avg)
7/27/22
327
Distance (max)
7/28/21
54
Sweet Spot %
7/28/21
Run
6.93
60-yard
7/27/22
3.88
30-yd
7/27/22
1.71
10-yd
7/27/22
20.1
Run speed (max)
7/27/22
Defense
80
INF Velo
7/29/20
90
OF Velo
2/14/21
-
C Velo
-
Pop Time
Pitching

Fastball

86.4
Velocity (max)
2/14/21
83 - 86
Velo Range
2/14/21
1938
Spin Rate (avg)
7/28/21

Changeup

76.1 - 78.4
Velo Range
7/28/21
1667
Spin Rate (avg)
2/14/21

Curveball

70.5 - 73.1
Velo Range
7/28/21
2354
Spin Rate (avg)
7/28/21

Slider

69.8 - 71.2
Velo Range
2/14/21
2291
Spin Rate (avg)
2/14/21

Positional Tools

2021
2020
2019
60 Yard Dash
6.94
Home to First
4.28
Outfield Velocity
90.0
Power / Speed Score
12.9
60 Yard Dash
7.28
Infield Velocity
80.0
Outfield Velocity
86.0
Power / Speed Score
11.0
60 Yard Dash
7.59
Home to First
4.75
Infield Velocity
70.0
Outfield Velocity
79.0
Power / Speed Score
11.5
2021 Future Games
Jul 28, 2021
Position
6.94
60-yard
88
OF Velo
MOKAN Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 14, 2021
Position
90
OF Velo
85
Exit Velo
4.28
H-1st
PBR Junior Future Games
Jul 29, 2020
Position
7.28
60-yard
80
INF Velo
86
OF Velo
80
Exit Velo
MOKAN Junior Future Games Trials
Jun 16, 2020
Position
7.42
60-yard
85
OF Velo
80
Exit Velo
Junior Future Games
Aug 3, 2019
Position
79
OF Velo
87
Exit Velo
MOKAN Jr. Future Games Trials
Apr 9, 2019
Position
7.59
60-yard
70
INF Velo
76
OF Velo
4.75
H-1st
86
Exit Velo

Hitting

2022
2021
Exit Velocity Max
92.6
Exit Velocity Avg
81.0
Distance Max
318
Distance Avg
262
Launch Angle Avg
32.2
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
89.3
Exit Velocity Avg
76.9
Distance Max
327
Distance Avg
198
Launch Angle Avg
27.2
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
2022 PBR Future Games
Jul 27, 2022
Trackman - Hitting
92.6
Exit Velocity (max)
81.0
Exit Velocity (avg)
262
Distance (avg)
318
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
2021 Future Games
Jul 28, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
89.3
Exit Velocity (max)
77.4
Exit Velocity (avg)
212
Distance (avg)
327
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
CO/UT/OK/Select Workout Pod
Jul 28, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
89.3
Exit Velocity (max)
77.4
Exit Velocity (avg)
212
Distance (avg)
327
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
MOKAN Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 14, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
83.4
Exit Velocity (max)
76.0
Exit Velocity (avg)
171
Distance (avg)
270
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %

Hitting

2022
2021
Hand Speed Max
21.3
Hand Speed Avg
20.0
Bat Speed Max
67.0
Bat Speed Avg
64.0
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Hand Speed Max
22.4
Hand Speed Avg
20.1
Bat Speed Max
73.6
Bat Speed Avg
68.6
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
2022 PBR Future Games
Jul 27, 2022
Blast - Hitting
21.3
Hand Speed (max)
20.0
Hand Speed (avg)
67.0
Bat Speed (max)
64.0
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
CO/UT/OK/Select Workout Pod
Jul 28, 2021
Blast - Hitting
22.4
Hand Speed (max)
20.3
Hand Speed (avg)
73.6
Bat Speed (max)
69.8
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
2021 Future Games
Jul 28, 2021
Blast - Hitting
22.4
Hand Speed (max)
20.3
Hand Speed (avg)
73.6
Bat Speed (max)
69.8
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
MOKAN Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 14, 2021
Blast - Hitting
21.0
Hand Speed (max)
19.7
Hand Speed (avg)
68.9
Bat Speed (max)
66.8
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency

Pitching

2021
Fastball
Velocity Max
86.4
Fastball
Velocity Avg
82.6
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
1937
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
23.4
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
70.5
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
2275
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
76.5
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1625
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
Slider
Velocity Avg
70.6
Slider
Spin Rate Avg
2291
Slider
Total Movement Avg
2021 Future Games
Jul 28, 2021
Trackman - Fastball
86.4
Velocity (max)
80.1 - 84.7
Velo Range
80.2
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,121
Spin Rate (max)
1,938
Spin Rate (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - Curveball
73.5
Velocity (max)
70.5 - 73.1
Velo Range
70.0
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,454
Spin Rate (max)
2,354
Spin Rate (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - ChangeUp
78.4
Velocity (max)
76.1 - 78.4
Velo Range
75.9
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,721
Spin Rate (max)
1,608
Spin Rate (avg)
Spin Score (max)
MOKAN Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 14, 2021
Trackman - Fastball
86.4
Velocity (max)
82.7 - 85.9
Velo Range
81.3
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,045
Spin Rate (max)
1,930
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
68.9
Velocity (max)
67.4 - 68.9
Velo Range
64.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,184
Spin Rate (max)
2,136
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Slider
71.2
Velocity (max)
69.8 - 71.2
Velo Range
67.7
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,354
Spin Rate (max)
2,291
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
74.6
Velocity (max)
73.6 - 74.6
Velo Range
71.3
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,677
Spin Rate (max)
1,667
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)

Pitch Scores

Pitching Velos

2021
2020
Fastball
Velocity Max
86.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
84.0
Curveball
Velocity Avg
70.0
Changeup
Velocity Avg
75.8
Slider
Velocity Avg
70.5
Fastball
Velocity Max
84.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
81.8
Curveball
Velocity Avg
67.8
Changeup
Velocity Avg
73.5
2021 Future Games
Jul 28, 2021
Pitching
86
Max FB
83 - 86
FB
70 - 72
CB
76 - 78
CH
National Program Invitational
Jun 10, 2021
Pitching
85
Max FB
81 - 85
FB
70 - 72
CB
MOKAN Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 14, 2021
Pitching
86
Max FB
83 - 86
FB
67 - 69
CB
74 - 75
CH
70 - 71
SL
PBR Junior Future Games
Jul 29, 2020
Pitching
84
Max FB
81 - 83
FB
67 - 69
CB
MOKAN Junior Future Games Trials
Jun 16, 2020
Pitching
82
Max FB
81 - 82
FB
67 - 68
CB
73 - 74
CH

Game Performance

2022
10 Yard Dash
1.71
30 Yard Dash
3.88
60 Yard Dash
6.93
Top Speed (MPH)
Vertical Jump
2022 PBR Future Games
Jul 27, 2022
Swift
1.71
10-yd
3.88
30-yd
6.93
60-yd
20.1
Run speed (max)
8.7
Run Speed (avg)
2,037
Jump Power (max)
35.2
Jump Height (max)
35.2
Jump Height (avg)

Visual Edge

2021
Edge Score
61.9
2021 Future Games
Jul 28, 2021
Visual Skills
61.90
Edge Score

Pitch Ai

2021
Arm Speed
Knee Extension Velo
Deception
Hip-Shoulder Separation
2021 Future Games
Jul 28, 2021
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)
Lateral Trunk Tilt (avg)
Arm Path (avg)
Deception (avg)
Torque (avg)
Efficiency (avg)
Sequencing (avg)
CO/UT/OK/Select Workout Pod
Jul 28, 2021
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)
Lateral Trunk Tilt (avg)
Arm Path (avg)
Deception (avg)
Torque (avg)
Efficiency (avg)
Sequencing (avg)

Notes

Comments

2/14/21

Positional Profile: OF/RHP

Body: 5-foot-11, 170-pound growing and athletic frame with more room for added strength and size.

Hit: RHH.  At the plate starts with a slightly open stance and athletic posture.  Hands start slightly below shoulder height and uses small leg lift and good load into the back side.  Lower half works linearly through the swing and uses level bat path to create a good line drive approach.  Very quick twitch swing and showing some current strength at contact.  Good balance throughout the swing and good body control.

Power: 85 mph exit velocity from the tee. 

Arm: RH.  OF-90 mph.  Over the top arm slot with clean arm action and very good hand speed.

Defense:  In the outfield shows aggressive routes to the ball with attacking rhythm and feet.  Shows a good feel for glove action while fielding the ball outside the glove side leg.  Uses a step behind shuffle on the throws with good pull down and good trajectory.

Run: 4.28 runner from home to first.

 

Delivery:  Smooth and methodical tempo with good balance.  Repeats the delivery well.  Short coil on balance point with hips and shoulders.  Lands directionally towards home plate and has good balance throughout the motion.  Easy effort with ball jumping out of the hand.

Arm Action: High ¾ arm slot with clean arm action and good hand speed.

FB: 83-86 mph, arm side run with good life.

CB: 67-69 mph, lots of downward depth and feel for spin.

SL: 70-71 mph, sharp 10/4 shape with good spin and good hand speed.

CH: 74-75 mph, good fading action and depth.


6/16/20

Blake O'Brien: OF/RHP, (2024) Blue Valley Northwest, KS. 5-foot-11, 150-pound slim frame. In the box, O'briens best exit velocity was 80 mph. Started in an athletic stance with a smooth load, then used a small leg kick to start his swing. Has short swing plane, above average bat speed and high finish. Found lots of barrels with some loud contact. Gap to gap approach. Athletic his best position velocity in the outfield was registered at 85 mph; showed athletic feet, a quick exchange and soft hands. Had an-over-the-top slot with a short arm action. Clocked a time of 7.42 in the 60-yard dash. Above average on the mound, had a high ¾ arm angle and a long arm action with quick arm speed. Feel type pitcher and shows some effort. During his delivery balance point is tall with even shoulders. Lands square with an athletic finish. Sat with his fastball at 81-82 mph; had consistent control and running action. His curveball (67-68) showed plus action and control. His changeup (73-74) has some action.

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