James Mendez
James Mendez

CLASS OF 2021

2B
RHP

James
Mendez

Ottawa University
Lansing (HS) • KS
5-9 • 165LBS • R/R
Travel Team: BTL

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Defense
72
INF Velo
1/26/19
-
OF Velo
-
C Velo
-
Pop Time
Pitching

Fastball

66
Velocity (max)
1/26/19
64 - 66
Velo Range
1/26/19
-
Spin Rate (avg)

Changeup

56 - 58
Velo Range
1/26/19
-
Spin Rate (avg)

Curveball

58 - 60
Velo Range
1/26/19
-
Spin Rate (avg)

Positional Tools

2020
2019
Home to First
4.91
Infield Velocity
65.0
Home to First
4.59
Infield Velocity
72.0
2020 Scout Day: Between the Lines
Feb 15, 2020
Position
65
INF Velo
79
Exit Velo
4.91
H-1st
Scout Day: Between the Lines
Jan 26, 2019
Position
72
INF Velo
4.59
H-1st
72
Exit Velo

Hitting

Hitting

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Pitch Scores

Pitching Velos

2019
Fastball
Velocity Max
66.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
65.0
Curveball
Velocity Avg
59.0
Changeup
Velocity Avg
57.0
Scout Day: Between the Lines
Jan 26, 2019
Pitching
66
Max FB
64 - 66
FB
58 - 60
CB
56 - 58
CH

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2/15/20

Positional Profile: 2B 
Body: 5-foot-7, 165-pounds. Short stocky frame.
Defense: Average hands. Gets around the ball and stops the feet before fielding.
Arm: Right-handed. INF - 65 mph. Short quick arm action.
Hit: Right-handed. Standard stance with hands held high. Lifts the leg and carries the hands back. Launches hands straight to the ball. Slightly uphill path with a high finish. 
Power: 79 mph exit velocity from the tee. Found some barrels in BP. 
Run: 4.91 runner home-to-first. 

1/26/19 - Mendez is a 5-foot-7 155-pound right-handed hitting second baseman and right-handed pitcher in Kansas’ 2021 class. He ran a 4.59 home to first and had a 72 mph positional velocity, starts in open stance, slight hand rhythm pre pitch, loaded in back side, attacks ball, simple and short stride, compact swing, middle to pull side contact during hitting evals.  On the infield, high three quarters release, made all plays cleanly, quick transfer and throw, active footwork to the ball, fluid actions, 72 mph positional velocity. On the mound, Mendez comes from a short high three quarters arms slot, hands raise with knee lift, throws with some effort, lands slightly closed, should stay level during delivery, fastball at 64-66 mph, slight run, breaking ball has 10-to-4 shape, gradual action, 58-60 mph, throws change up with near fastball arm speed, 56-58 mph.

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