Maxwell Zhao
Maxwell Zhao
Maxwell Zhao

CLASS OF 2022

SS
RHP

Maxwell
Zhao

Nashoba Regional (HS) • MA
5-6 • 155LBS • R/R
Travel Team: Nokona

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Best Of Stats

Hitting
20.9
Hand Speed (max)
2/20/22
71.9
Bat Speed (max)
2/20/22
17.2
Rot. Acc (max)
2/20/22
-
Hard Hit %
Power
88.7
Exit Velocity (max)
2/20/22
80.8
Exit Velocity (avg)
2/20/22
313
Distance (max)
2/20/22
67
Sweet Spot %
2/20/22
Defense
81
INF Velo
2/20/22
-
OF Velo
-
C Velo
-
Pop Time
Pitching

Fastball

83.2
Velocity (max)
2/20/22
81.6 - 83.1
Velo Range
2/20/22
2023
Spin Rate (avg)
2/20/22

Changeup

-
Velo Range
2186
Spin Rate (avg)
2/20/22

Curveball

68 - 69
Velo Range
2/23/20
2144
Spin Rate (avg)
2/20/22

Positional Tools

2022
2020
Infield Velocity
81.0
Infield Velocity
77.0
Scout Day: Nokona 2.20.22
Feb 20, 2022
Position
81
INF Velo
89
Exit Velo
Scout Day: Nokona 2.23.20
Feb 23, 2020
Position
77
INF Velo
83
Exit Velo

Hitting

2022
Exit Velocity Max
88.7
Exit Velocity Avg
80.8
Distance Max
313
Distance Avg
234
Launch Angle Avg
28.1
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Scout Day: Nokona 2.20.22
Feb 20, 2022
Trackman - Hitting
88.7
Exit Velocity (max)
80.8
Exit Velocity (avg)
234
Distance (avg)
313
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %

Hitting

2022
Hand Speed Max
20.9
Hand Speed Avg
19.1
Bat Speed Max
71.9
Bat Speed Avg
67.4
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Scout Day: Nokona 2.20.22
Feb 20, 2022
Blast - Hitting
20.9
Hand Speed (max)
19.1
Hand Speed (avg)
71.9
Bat Speed (max)
67.4
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency

Pitching

2022
Fastball
Velocity Max
83.2
Fastball
Velocity Avg
82.4
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
2023
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
24.6
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
67.7
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
2144
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
68.2
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
2186
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
Scout Day: Nokona 2.20.22
Feb 20, 2022
Trackman - Fastball
83.2
Velocity (max)
81.6 - 83.1
Velo Range
80.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,067
Spin Rate (max)
2,023
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
68.6
Velocity (max)
66.8 - 68.6
Velo Range
65.2
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,173
Spin Rate (max)
2,144
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %

Pitch Scores

2022
Fastball
Rise+
Curveball
Hammer+
Curveball
Sweep+
Scout Day: Nokona 2.20.22
Feb 20, 2022
Pitch Scores - Fastball
Hop+
Rise+
Pitch Scores - Curveball
Hammer+
Sweep+

Pitching Velos

2022
2020
Fastball
Velocity Max
82.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
81.5
Curveball
Velocity Avg
67.0
Fastball
Velocity Max
79.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
78.5
Curveball
Velocity Avg
68.5
Scout Day: Nokona 2.20.22
Feb 20, 2022
Pitching
82
Max FB
81 - 82
FB
66 - 68
CB
Scout Day: Nokona 2.23.20
Feb 23, 2020
Pitching
79
Max FB
78 - 79
FB
68 - 69
CB

Game Performance

Visual Edge

Pitch Ai

Notes

Comments

2/20/22

Maxwell Zhao: SS/RHP, (2022) Nashoba Regional, MA. 5-foot-6, 155-pound athletic lean frame. Capable and athletic during batting practice, Zhao clocked an exit velocity of 89 mph. (67.4 mph bat speed average). (19.1 mph hand speed average). Started in a closed balanced stance with a tight load, then used a closed small stride. Bat speed is quick developing, has a flat loose swing plane and good extension on his finish. Found some barrels with loud contact. Line drive approach. Athletic and capable in the infield, his best throw was recorded at 81 mph; had a clean natural exchange, consistent developing footwork, and soft developing hands. Laterally, movements were developing and fielded the ball out front. Used a high ¾ slot and a quick short arm action while showing consistent accuracy to the base. Capable athletic on the mound, showed developing arm speed with a high ¾ arm angle and a loose arm action. Feel type pitcher and showed some effort. Showed consistent balance point with falling off shoulders. Lands closed with a falling off finish. Sat with his fastball at 81-82 mph; has arm side control and slight running action. (Max spin 2096; Avg 2032). His curveball (66-68) had sweeping action and glove side control. (Max spin 2172; Avg 2143). 

Scout Evaluation 

Maxwell Zhao, Nashoba Regional, 2022, MA

Position: SS/RHP

Body: 5-foot-6, 155-pound athletic lean frame.

Hit: (RHH) Capable athletic. Started in a closed balanced stance with a tight load, then used a closed small stride. Quick developing bat speed. Good extension on his finish, flat loose swing. Line drive approach. 

Power: 89 mph exit velocity, average 80.8 mph. 67.4 mph bat speed average. 19.1 mph hand speed average.

Defense:  (IF) Soft developing hands, consistent developing footwork, clean natural exchange. Athletic capable.  Fielded the ball out front with developing movement laterally. 

Arm: 81 mph infield velocity. Quick short arm action, high ¾ slot, consistent accuracy. 

Pitching: Capable athletic. Feel delivery, some effort. High ¾ arm angle, developing arm speed, loose arm action. Consistent balance point, falling off shoulders, lands closed, a falling off finish.

FB: T82. 81-82 mph. (Max spin 2096;  Avg 2032). Arm side accuracy, slight running action. 

CB: 66-68 mph. Glove side control, sweeping action. (Max spin 2172; Avg 2143). 


 

2/23/20

5-foot-4, 140-pound right-handed hitting infielder and pitcher. On the mound, he showed very well as he has made a jump. The fastball sat 78-79 mph with run and action. The spin pitch is 68-69, solid in shape. The changeup is a developing pitch. The delivery is online and above 3/4 in slot. the lift and tempo are appropriate throughout. The arm works well and he is linear with his body parts. The approach in the infield is done well, he works his feet through the ball, throwing 77 mph across the diamond. The bat has a tee exit velocity of 83 mph. The setup is even in base, front foot open to start. The path to the ball is short and simple, the hands work freely. 

Tee Exit Velocity -83 mph

INF Velocity- 77 mph

2/11/18

5-foot-2, 125-pound right-handed hitting infielder and pitcher. On the mound, the delivery is online, small coil at the lift and repeated. The slot is slightly above ¾ and clean. The post foot is on top of rubber, causing lean to the plate. The tracking of the front shoulder is appropriate. The fastball touched 74 mph. The breaking ball is 54 mph and has the correct shape to it. The changeup moves the right way, sat at 59 mph. Defensively, the feet work well to the ball and the glove is solid. Threw 69 mph across the diamond. The bat has a tee exit velocity of 75 mph. The swing is simple, flat to the ball. The bottom half stays in position as contact is made.  Solid prospect, advanced for his age.

Tee Exit Velocity- 75 mph
INF Velocity- 69 mph

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