Josiah Hicks
Josiah Hicks
Josiah Hicks

CLASS OF 2022

RHP
3B

Josiah
Hicks

Romeo (HS) • MI
6-3 • 200LBS • R/R
Travel Team: Michigan Brewers

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Pitching

Fastball

81.3
Velocity (max)
3/06/21
78 - 81
Velo Range
8/11/20
2087
Spin Rate (avg)
7/01/20

Changeup

70 - 72
Velo Range
3/06/21
1503
Spin Rate (avg)
3/06/21

Curveball

67.8 - 72
Velo Range
3/06/21
2038
Spin Rate (avg)
7/01/20

Slider

70 - 71
Velo Range
8/11/20
2123
Spin Rate (avg)
8/11/20
Power
88.2
Exit Velocity (max)
3/06/21
77.1
Exit Velocity (avg)
8/11/20
318
Distance (max)
8/11/20
100
Sweet Spot %
7/01/20
Hitting
21.6
Hand Speed (max)
3/06/21
63.9
Bat Speed (max)
3/06/21
17
Rot. Acc (max)
3/06/21
-
Hard Hit %
Run
7.16
60-yard
8/11/20
-
30-yd
-
10-yd
-
Run speed (max)
Defense
81
INF Velo
8/11/20
-
OF Velo
-
C Velo
-
Pop Time

Positional Tools

2021
2020
60 Yard Dash
7.18
Infield Velocity
78.0
Power / Speed Score
12.3
60 Yard Dash
7.16
Infield Velocity
81.0
Power / Speed Score
12.1
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Mar 6, 2021
Position
7.18
60-yard
78
INF Velo
88
Exit Velo

Hitting

2021
2020
Exit Velocity Max
88.2
Exit Velocity Avg
75.3
Distance Max
208
Distance Avg
122
Launch Angle Avg
12.5
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
86.4
Exit Velocity Avg
76.5
Distance Max
318
Distance Avg
209
Launch Angle Avg
18.9
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
2021 Michigan ProCase - SOLD OUT
Mar 6, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
88.2
Exit Velocity (max)
75.3
Exit Velocity (avg)
122
Distance (avg)
208
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
2020 Northern Michigan Prospect Games (Invite Only)
Aug 11, 2020
Trackman - Hitting
86.4
Exit Velocity (max)
77.1
Exit Velocity (avg)
205
Distance (avg)
318
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
2020 Western Michigan Prospect Games (Invite Only)
Jul 1, 2020
Trackman - Hitting
81.5
Exit Velocity (max)
75.7
Exit Velocity (avg)
214
Distance (avg)
261
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %

Hitting

2021
Hand Speed Max
21.6
Hand Speed Avg
19.7
Bat Speed Max
63.9
Bat Speed Avg
61.0
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
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Mar 6, 2021
Blast - Hitting
21.6
Hand Speed (max)
19.7
Hand Speed (avg)
63.9
Bat Speed (max)
61.0
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency

Pitching

2021
2020
Fastball
Velocity Max
81.3
Fastball
Velocity Avg
80.2
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
1952
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
24.3
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
69.9
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
1913
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
70.0
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1503
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
Fastball
Velocity Max
80.9
Fastball
Velocity Avg
78.3
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
2060
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
26.4
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
65.2
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
2005
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Slider
Velocity Avg
70.3
Slider
Spin Rate Avg
2123
Slider
Total Movement Avg
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Trackman - Fastball
81.3
Velocity (max)
79.5 - 80.9
Velo Range
77.9
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,092
Spin Rate (max)
1,952
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - Curveball
72.4
Velocity (max)
67.8 - 72.0
Velo Range
67.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,137
Spin Rate (max)
1,913
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
70.0
Velocity (max)
68.5
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,503
Spin Rate (max)
1,503
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
2020 Northern Michigan Prospect Games (Invite Only)
Aug 11, 2020
Trackman - Fastball
80.9
Velocity (max)
77.9 - 80.1
Velo Range
77.8
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,173
Spin Rate (max)
2,055
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
66.6
Velocity (max)
64.2 - 66.3
Velo Range
63.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,244
Spin Rate (max)
2,001
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 - 70.7
Velo Range
68.7
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,253
Spin Rate (max)
2,123
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
2020 Western Michigan Prospect Games (Invite Only)
Jul 1, 2020
Trackman - Fastball
76.7
Velocity (max)
73.0 - 76.7
Velo Range
71.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,113
Spin Rate (max)
2,087
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - Curveball
65.4
Velocity (max)
2,038
Spin Rate (max)
2,038
Spin Rate (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)

Pitch Scores

2021
2020
11
06
Fastball
Hop+
Fastball
Sink+
Fastball
Rise+
Curveball
Hammer+
Curveball
Sweep+
Fastball
Hop+
Fastball
Sink+
Fastball
Rise+
Curveball
Hammer+
Curveball
Sweep+
Slider
Hammer+
Slider
Sweep+
Fastball
Hop+
Fastball
Sink+
Fastball
Rise+
Curveball
Hammer+
Curveball
Sweep+
Slider
Hammer+
Slider
Sweep+
Fastball
Hop+
Fastball
Sink+
Fastball
Rise+
Curveball
Hammer+
Curveball
Sweep+
2021 Michigan ProCase - SOLD OUT
Mar 6, 2021
Pitch Scores - Fastball
Hop+
Rise+
Sink+
Pitch Scores - Curveball
Hammer+
Sweep+
2020 Northern Michigan Prospect Games (Invite Only)
Aug 11, 2020
Pitch Scores - Fastball
Hop+
Rise+
Sink+
Pitch Scores - Curveball
Hammer+
Sweep+
Pitch Scores - Slider
Hammer+
Sweep+

Pitching Velos

2021
2020
Fastball
Velocity Max
81.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
79.5
Curveball
Velocity Avg
68.8
Changeup
Velocity Avg
71.0
Fastball
Velocity Max
81.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
78.3
Curveball
Velocity Avg
64.0
Changeup
Velocity Avg
68.5
Slider
Velocity Avg
70.5
2021 Michigan ProCase - SOLD OUT
Mar 6, 2021
Pitching
81
Max FB
79 - 81
FB
67 - 70
CB
70 - 72
CH
2020 Northern Michigan Prospect Games (Invite Only)
Aug 11, 2020
Pitching
81
Max FB
78 - 81
FB
64 - 66
CB
70 - 71
SL
2020 Western Michigan Prospect Games (Invite Only)
Jul 1, 2020
Pitching
80
Max FB
77 - 80
FB
62 - 64
CB
67 - 70
CH

Game Performance

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Pitch Ai

Notes

Comments

3/06/21

Player Spotlight 

Josiah Hicks: RHP/3B, (2022) Romeo, MI. 6-foot, 170-pound. Fluid at the plate, Hicks had a max exit velocity of 88 mph. Starts in an open stance with a high small load, then uses a small leg kick. Had a short flat swing plane, above average bat speed and high finish. Through the round he found multiple barrels with loud contact. Gap to gap approach. In the infield, recorded a position velocity of 78 mph. During the event, recorded a 60 time of 7.18. Fluid on the mound, had a ¾ arm angle and a long arm action with above average arm speed. Tall-and-fall type pitcher and uses decent effort. Showed tall balance point and uphill shoulders. a falling off finish. Produced a fastball that came in at 79-81 mph; has tilt and consistent command with tight movement. Had gradual action and sporadic command on his 12/6 curveball (67-70). Threw his flat changeup (70-72) with fading action and consistent control. Threw a tight slider that showed cutting action and glove side control. 

Scout Evaluation 

Josiah Hicks, Romeo, 2022, MI

Position: RHP/3B

Body: 6-foot, 170-pound .

Hit: (RHH) Begins in an open stance with a high small load, then uses a small leg kick. Above average bat speed. High finish, short flat swing. Gap to gap approach. 

Power: 88 mph exit velocity, average 75.31 mph. 61.03 mph bat speed average. 19.69 mph hand speed average.

Arm: 78 mph infield velocity. 

Speed: 7.18 (60-yard).

Pitching: Fluid. Tall-and-fall delivery, decent effort. ¾ arm angle, above average arm speed, long arm action. Tall balance point, uphill shoulders, a falling off finish.

FB: T81. 79-81 mph. (Max spin 2091;  Avg 1951). Consistent accuracy, tilt, tight movement. 

CB: 67-70 mph. Sporadic control, gradual action, 12/6 shape. 

CH: 70-72 mph. Consistent control, fading action, flat movement. 

SL: Glove side control, cutting action, tight movement.

8/11/20

Josiah Hicks: RHP/3B, (2022) Romeo, MI. 6-foot, 170-pound. In the box, the right-handed hitter clocked an exit velocity of 84 mph. While in the infield, recorded position velocities up to 81 mph. Recorded a time of 7.16 in the 60-yard dash. On the mound, threw his fastball 78-81 mph with a max of 81 mph. Curveball (64-66 mph), slider (70-71 mph).

8/11/20

Pitching: On the mound has easy arm action throwing from the 3/4 arm slot while working the lower half of the zone. A strike thrower that fills up the zone showing a three pitch mix utilizing his fastball, curve and slider arsenal. Changes planes well on his curve 11/5 shape, side spin on the slider. 

7/01/20

Pitching: On the mound works at a moderate pace using a small amount of leg drive while working the lower half of the strike zone. Showed a two pitch mix. Pitching to contact. Ground ball pitcher that gets ahead in the count. 

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