Thomas Ford
Thomas Ford

CLASS OF 2021

SS
RHP

Thomas
Ford

Newman University
St Thomas Aquinas (HS) • KS
6-2 • 170LBS • R/R
Travel Team: Mac n Seitz Blacksox

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2021 National

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Defense
80
INF Velo
2/22/20
-
OF Velo
-
C Velo
-
Pop Time
Pitching

Fastball

80
Velocity (max)
2/22/20
77 - 79
Velo Range
2/22/20
-
Spin Rate (avg)

Changeup

70 - 72
Velo Range
2/22/20
-
Spin Rate (avg)

Curveball

58 - 62
Velo Range
2/22/20
-
Spin Rate (avg)

Positional Tools

2020
2019
Home to First
4.75
Infield Velocity
80.0
Home to First
4.5
Infield Velocity
73.0
2020 Scout Day: Mac n Seitz
Feb 22, 2020
Position
80
INF Velo
4.75
H-1st
83
Exit Velo
Scout Day: Mac N Seitz Blacksox
Feb 23, 2019
Position
73
INF Velo
73
Exit Velo
4.50
H-1st

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Pitching Velos

2020
Fastball
Velocity Max
80.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
78.0
Curveball
Velocity Avg
60.0
Changeup
Velocity Avg
71.0
2020 Scout Day: Mac n Seitz
Feb 22, 2020
Pitching
80
Max FB
77 - 79
FB
58 - 62
CB
70 - 72
CH

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2/22/20

Positional Profile: SS/RHP
Body6-foot-2, 170-pounds. Lean frame with lots of room to add size.
Defense: Methodical footwork. Works to surround the baseball. Easy range. Athletic fielder.
Arm: Right-Handed.  INF - 80 mph. Uses different arm angles for different plays. infield arm action, very whippy. Average arm strength.
HitRight-Handed. Slightly open and front foot heavy setup. Bat rested on the shoulder. Gathers weight on the back side before using a big knee-knock load. Arm bar load. Slightly uphill path with extension through contact.
Power83 mph exit velocity from the tee. Consistent line drive ability, some barrels in BP.
Run: 4.75 runner home-to-first. 

DeliveryTall/fall type delivery, directional to target, lands square, athletic finish with rhythm throughout.
Arm Action: Right-Handed. Long arm action, high 3/4 slot.
FB: T80, 77-79 mph. Four-seam type, works on the upper half of the zone.
CB: 58-62 mph. 11/5 shape, depth, feel to spin.
CH70-72 mph. Plays straight.

2/23/19

Ford is a 6-foot-1 145-pound right-handed hitting shortstop in Kansas 2021 class.  He ran a 4.50 home to first and has a 73 mph exit velocity.  At the plate, starts with an opens stance, quick tempo to leg lift and in line stride, hands control the barrel, level path with middle of the field approach.  On the infield, fields ball in athletic position, clean exchange, gains ground with footwork after the catch, high three quarters release, mostly accurate throws, 73 mph positional velocity.

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