Matthew Kovacs
Matthew Kovacs
Matthew Kovacs
Matthew Kovacs
Matthew Kovacs
Matthew Kovacs

CLASS OF 2020

RHP

Matthew
Kovacs

Adrian College
Avon Lake (HS) • OH
6-3 • 185LBS • R/R
Travel Team: Lake Erie Warhawks
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2019
2018
Fastball
Velocity Max
78.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
76.3
Curveball
Velocity Avg
63.2
Changeup
Velocity Avg
70.8
Fastball
Velocity Max
76.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
74.5
Curveball
Velocity Avg
58.5
Changeup
Velocity Avg
63.5
2019 Northern Ohio Unsigned Senior Games (Invite Only)
Jul 24, 2019
Pitching
78
Max FB
76 - 78
FB
62 - 65
CB
70 - 72
CH
2019 Northern Ohio Limited Series
Jul 11, 2019
Pitching
77
Max FB
74 - 77
FB
62 - 63
CB
Scout Day: Lake Erie Warhawks 2.3.19
Feb 3, 2019
Pitching
78
Max FB
75 - 78
FB
63 - 64
CB
70 - 71
CH
2018 Northern Ohio Prospect Games (Invite Only)
Jun 19, 2018
Pitching
76
Max FB
73 - 76
FB
56 - 61
CB
63 - 64
CH

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7/24/19

Body Type: 6-foot-3, 185-pound lengthy frame.
Mechanical/Delivery Notes: Starts off with a slow and steady pace before becoming upbeat and aggressive towards the plate. Uses the lower half but still more left in the tank. A short arm action that isn’t far from being efficient.
Fastball: 76-78mph. Apparent glove side movement. 1,800-2,000 rpm spin rate with low 80% efficiency. In the zone consistently.
Curveball: 62-65mph. Moves on a near 12/6 plane for a wrinkle of an offering with more depth over action. Thrown in the zone consistently.

Changeup: 70-72mph. A solid offering with sharp arm side drop. Least utilized pitch but an effective pitch.
Pitchability: Strike thrower. 

2/3/19
Body Type: 6-foot-3, 170-pound physical, long limbed frame.
Mechanical/Delivery Notes: Uptempo delivery that has some effort to it. More arm speed than velo would suggest. A type of guy that could be in the low 8’s come summer.
Fastball: 75-78 mph. Mostly true with some late life to it.
Curveball: 63-64 mph. 11/5 wrinkle breaking ball with big shape. In the zone often.
Changeup: 70-71 mph. Maintains arm speed on the offering that will show some run.
Pitchability: Showed the ability to locate all offerings.
Additional Comments: Much improved from last year. Showed signs of being a potential sleeper arm.

 

6/20/18
The 6-foot-2, 165-pound right handed 2020 pitching prospect with room to develop physically. Ball comes out of the high ¾ slot. Delivery requires more than moderate effort while the ball comes out of the hand following a clean arm action. Puts himself in a great position to field his spot. Fastball stays true through the zone at 70-73 mph. Curveball is a 11/5 breaker with gradual break at 56-61  mph. Changeup shows fade at 63-64 mph. Presents the to throw both secondary offerings for a strike.

 

6/13/18
A right-handed pitching prospect in the 2020 class. Works exclusively from the stretch. A drop and drive type who gets solid use out of his lower half through an efficient hip load. Arm action is long and loose through a high-¾ slot. Shows signs of more velocity to come. Presently sits 72-77 mph with slight arm side action. Compliments fastball with an 11/5 shaped breaking ball that has gradual action at 60-62 mph. Also flashed a changeup, maintaining arm speed at 69-70 mph.

 

2/4/18

On the mound the right-hander features a balanced, moderate effort delivery. Arm action is long, generating above average arm speed through a high-¾ slot. Fastball stays mostly straight through the zone at 72-75 mph. Should have more in the tank as he adds strength to his projectable frame. Loses a bit of arm speed on his breaking ball that displays gradual movement on an 11/5 plane. Spins the pitch in the zone 60-61 mph. Also tosses a changeup with feel at 68-69 mph.


1/22/17
6-foot-0, 145-pound prospect. On the mound the right-hander has a smooth tempo and creates solid momentum with his lower half to home plate. Arm action is clean while working through a high-3/4 slot. Fastball sat 68-73 mph.  Breaking ball showed and 11/5 shape with gradual break at 55-60 mph. Changeup was impressive at times, showing late action while maintaining fastball arm speed. As he matures he will need to be in the zone more consistently with secondary stuff.

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