Nicholas Vardavas
Nicholas Vardavas
Nicholas Vardavas
Nicholas Vardavas
Nicholas Vardavas
Nicholas Vardavas

CLASS OF 2022

LHP
OF

Nicholas
Vardavas

Miami (OH)
North Canton Hoover (HS) • OH
5-11 • 180LBS • L/L
Travel Team: Cincy Flames
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Pitching

Fastball

88
Velocity (max)
2/18/21
85 - 88
Velo Range
2/18/21
2307
Spin Rate (avg)
6/08/21

Changeup

77 - 78
Velo Range
6/08/21
1944
Spin Rate (avg)
6/23/20

Curveball

73.5 - 77.6
Velo Range
6/08/21
2249
Spin Rate (avg)
6/08/21

Slider

78.1 - 84.6
Velo Range
6/08/21
2383
Spin Rate (avg)
6/08/21
Power
99.2
Exit Velocity (max)
2/21/21
91.3
Exit Velocity (avg)
2/21/21
314
Distance (max)
2/21/21
43
Sweet Spot %
6/23/20
Hitting
22.9
Hand Speed (max)
2/21/21
79.6
Bat Speed (max)
2/21/21
25.3
Rot. Acc (max)
2/21/21
-
Hard Hit %
Run
6.9
60-yard
4/13/20
-
30-yd
-
10-yd
-
Run speed (max)
Defense
66
INF Velo
2/16/18
90
OF Velo
2/21/21
-
C Velo
-
Pop Time

Positional Tools

2021
2020
2019
2018
Outfield Velocity
90.0
60 Yard Dash
6.90
Outfield Velocity
84.0
Power / Speed Score
13.0
Home to First
4.01
Outfield Velocity
80.0
Infield Velocity
66.0
Outfield Velocity
72.0
Stats
May 18, 2020
Position
90
Exit Velo
Wright State Camp
Apr 13, 2020
Position
6.90
60-yard
82
OF Velo
82
Exit Velo
Scout Day: Ohio Elite North 2.14.19
Feb 14, 2019
Position
79
OF Velo
4.47
H-1st
80
Exit Velo
Scout Day: Ohio Elite North 2.16.18
Feb 16, 2018
Position
66
INF Velo
72
OF Velo
69
Exit Velo

Hitting

2021
2020
Exit Velocity Max
99.2
Exit Velocity Avg
91.3
Distance Max
314
Distance Avg
162
Launch Angle Avg
8.6
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
89.8
Exit Velocity Avg
75.3
Distance Max
293
Distance Avg
216
Launch Angle Avg
30.5
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Scout Day: Cincinnati Flames 2.21.21
Feb 21, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
99.2
Exit Velocity (max)
91.3
Exit Velocity (avg)
162
Distance (avg)
314
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
2020 Central Ohio Top Prospect Games (Invite Only)
Jul 14, 2020
Trackman - Hitting
94.0
Exit Velocity (max)
85.9
Exit Velocity (avg)
226
Distance (avg)
312
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
2020 Northern Ohio Prospect Game (Invite Only)
Jun 23, 2020
Trackman - Hitting
89.8
Exit Velocity (max)
75.3
Exit Velocity (avg)
216
Distance (avg)
293
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %

Hitting

2021
2020
Hand Speed Max
22.9
Hand Speed Avg
21.8
Bat Speed Max
79.6
Bat Speed Avg
75.3
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Hand Speed Max
22.4
Hand Speed Avg
21.5
Bat Speed Max
72.4
Bat Speed Avg
69.4
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Scout Day: Cincinnati Flames 2.21.21
Feb 21, 2021
Blast - Hitting
22.9
Hand Speed (max)
21.8
Hand Speed (avg)
79.6
Bat Speed (max)
75.3
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
2020 Central Ohio Top Prospect Games (Invite Only)
Jul 14, 2020
Blast - Hitting
22.4
Hand Speed (max)
21.5
Hand Speed (avg)
72.4
Bat Speed (max)
69.4
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
2020 Northern Ohio Prospect Game (Invite Only)
Jun 23, 2020
Blast - Hitting
23.2
Hand Speed (max)
22.5
Hand Speed (avg)
78.8
Bat Speed (max)
73.9
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)

Pitching

2021
2020
Fastball
Velocity Max
85.5
Fastball
Velocity Avg
84.2
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
2307
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
27.4
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
75.3
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
2249
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Slider
Velocity Avg
81.4
Slider
Spin Rate Avg
2383
Slider
Total Movement Avg
Fastball
Velocity Max
83.3
Fastball
Velocity Avg
82.2
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
2173
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
26.4
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
70.7
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
1924
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
72.4
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1823
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
2021 Ohio Top Prospect Games (Invite Only)
Jun 8, 2021
Trackman - Fastball
85.5
Velocity (max)
82.8 - 85.5
Velo Range
83.2
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,431
Spin Rate (max)
2,307
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
78.4
Velocity (max)
73.5 - 77.6
Velo Range
73.2
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,438
Spin Rate (max)
2,249
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Slider
84.6
Velocity (max)
78.1 - 84.6
Velo Range
79.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,407
Spin Rate (max)
2,383
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
2020 Central Ohio Top Prospect Games (Invite Only)
Jul 14, 2020
Trackman - Fastball
83.3
Velocity (max)
81.9 - 83.0
Velo Range
82.4
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,291
Spin Rate (max)
2,166
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
73.1
Velocity (max)
69.8 - 72.3
Velo Range
69.0
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,104
Spin Rate (max)
1,941
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
73.3
Velocity (max)
70.5 - 73.3
Velo Range
72.0
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,808
Spin Rate (max)
1,782
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
2020 Northern Ohio Prospect Game (Invite Only)
Jun 23, 2020
Trackman - Fastball
82.8
Velocity (max)
81.1 - 82.6
Velo Range
81.4
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,290
Spin Rate (max)
2,184
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
70.3
Velocity (max)
69.8 - 70.2
Velo Range
68.2
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,036
Spin Rate (max)
1,885
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
73.7
Velocity (max)
72.7
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,944
Spin Rate (max)
1,944
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)

Pitch Scores

2021
2020
24
09
Fastball
Hop+
Fastball
Sink+
Fastball
Rise+
Curveball
Hammer+
Curveball
Sweep+
Fastball
Hop+
Fastball
Sink+
Fastball
Rise+
Fastball
Hop+
Fastball
Sink+
Fastball
Rise+
Fastball
Hop+
Fastball
Sink+
Fastball
Rise+
Curveball
Hammer+
Curveball
Sweep+
2021 Ohio Top Prospect Games (Invite Only)
Jun 8, 2021
Pitch Scores - Fastball
Hop+
Rise+
Sink+
Pitch Scores - Curveball
Hammer+
Sweep+
Pitch Scores - Slider
Hammer+
Sweep+
2020 Northern Ohio Prospect Game (Invite Only)
Jun 23, 2020
Pitch Scores - Fastball
Hop+
Rise+
Sink+
Pitch Scores - Curveball
Hammer+
Sweep+

Pitching Velos

2021
2020
2019
2018
Fastball
Velocity Max
88.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
85.0
Curveball
Velocity Avg
73.0
Changeup
Velocity Avg
76.5
Fastball
Velocity Max
83.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
80.8
Curveball
Velocity Avg
70.0
Changeup
Velocity Avg
72.5
Fastball
Velocity Max
79.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
77.2
Curveball
Velocity Avg
64.2
Changeup
Velocity Avg
67.0
Fastball
Velocity Max
71.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
70.5
Curveball
Velocity Avg
62.5
Changeup
Velocity Avg
57.5
17U National Championship
Jul 14, 2021
Pitching
85
Max FB
83 - 85
FB
72 - 74
CB
75 - 76
CH
2021 Ohio Top Prospect Games (Invite Only)
Jun 8, 2021
Pitching
86
Max FB
83 - 86
FB
72 - 74
CB
77 - 78
CH
PPE Stats
Feb 18, 2021
Pitching
88
Max FB
85 - 88
FB
2020 Michigan Limited Series
Jul 16, 2020
Pitching
81
Max FB
78 - 81
FB
70 - 73
CB
2020 Central Ohio Top Prospect Games (Invite Only)
Jul 14, 2020
Pitching
83
Max FB
81 - 83
FB
70 - 72
CB
72 - 73
CH
2020 Northern Ohio Prospect Game (Invite Only)
Jun 23, 2020
Pitching
83
Max FB
80 - 83
FB
69 - 70
CB
72 - 73
CH
2019 Border Battle
Jul 25, 2019
Pitching
79
Max FB
76 - 79
FB
63 - 65
CB
Scout Day: Ohio Elite North 2.14.19
Feb 14, 2019
Pitching
78
Max FB
76 - 78
FB
62 - 64
CB
66 - 68
CH
Scout Day: Ohio Elite North 2.16.18
Feb 16, 2018
Pitching
71
Max FB
70 - 71
FB
62 - 63
CB
57 - 58
CH

Game Performance

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Comments

6/08/21

Nicholas Vardavas: LHP/OF, (2022) North Canton Hoover, OH. 5-foot-11, 180-pound. Solid on the mound, showing good arm speed he had a loose arm action with a high ¾ arm angle. Feel type pitcher who shows easy effort. Showed athletic balance point and in line shoulders. Displayed a falling off finish Curveball (72-74 mph), changeup (77-78 mph). Sat with his fastball at 83-86 mph. 


2/21/21

Nicholas Vardavas: LHP/OF, (2022) North Canton Hoover, OH. 5-foot-11, 180-pound athletic frame. At the plate, Vardavas was ranked 2nd with an exit velocity of 99 mph.Begins in an athletic stance with a smooth quick load, then uses a controlled stride. Bat speed is explosive and uses a level swing plane. Athletic from the outfield, he showed plus arm strength by making throws to the infield at velocities up to 90 mph;shows a clean exchange, soft hands, and smooth athletic feet. Fields the ball one hand, movements laterally were athletic.

7/14/20

Scouting Notes: Good athlete with a fast arm. Sat in the low 80s with physical signs of more to come. High follow on that alone but he also spun one of the better breaking balls of the day. The 1/7 shaped breaker has late, hard bite to it. Froze hitters all day with the breaker.
Fastball: 81-83 mph.
Fastball Spin Rate: 2169-2256
Breaking Ball: 70-72 mph.
Breaking Ball Spin Rate: 1857-1921
Changeup: 72-73 mph.
Spin Rate: 1808

7/14/20

Hit: Whippy stroke from the left side. Good athlete with burst. Ball jumps when squared.
Power: Gap abilities.
Offensive Projection: Multiple Roles.
Max Exit BP Exit Velocity: 94mph.
Max BP Distance: 312ft.
Field: Corner skill set in the outfield. Plays with good tempo and some fluditty to actions. Ball sills are on par for class.
Throw: Ball jumps, easy release. Projects to be a well above average tool.
Defensive Projection: Corner look to him.

6/23/20

Hit:Athletic stroke from the left side. Loose hands allow for natural whip through the zone. Worked line to line in BP with consistent backspin. Solid bat to follow.
Power:Gap abilities.
Offensive Projection:Multiple Roles.
Max BP Exit:89 mph
Max BP Distance:293 ft
Field:In the outfield he plays with good tempo in his approach and is able to maintain rhythm during play through.
Throw: Loose arm with present strength and should continue to add.
Defensive Projection:

Scouting Notes:Two-way prospect who stood out on both sides of the ball. On the mound he's a good athlete up to 83 mph with feel for spin and a playable changeup. There's no reason to think he shouldn't continue to trend upwards velo wise.
Fastball:80-83 mph.
Fastball Spin Rate:2176-2290
Curveball:69-70 mph.
Curveball Spin Rate:2117-2167
Changeup: 72-73 mph.

7/01/19

Body Type:  5-foot-10, 140-pound athletic, projectable frame.

Swing Mechanics: Barrel travels to a vertical launch during his leg kick timing trigger.

Hit: Whippy stroke that travels on an efficient path to contact. Good athlete with obvious burst through the zone. Energy filled swing in general that creates pop to both sides of the feel. Has a real chance as he adds strength to frame.

Power: 92 mph off the bat in BP. Ball jumps.

Offensive Projection: Multiple Roles.

Run: 4.01 H-1st from the left side.

Field: In the outfield he moves well with athletic actions. Ball skills appear to be above average for class.

Throw: Clean arm with above average arm speed. Should see velo gains down the road.

Defensive Projection: LF.

 

Body Type: 5-foot-10, 140-pound athletic, projectable frame.
Mechanical/Delivery Notes: Southpaw on the mound with a momentum style delivery that utilizes lower half very well. Arm works well, coming through a near over the top slot with above average arm speed. Candidate for velo jump as he continues to develop physically.
Fastball: 74-79 mph. Works on a downward plane staying mostly true through the zone. Lives at the knees with the offering.
Curveball: 64-67 mph. Spins a 2/8 shaped breaking ball that is a nice complement to the fastball. The pitch has gradual action and was in the zone for the most part.
Pitchability: Strike thrower.

2/14/19

Body Type: 5-foot-9, 137-pound prospect.

Swing Mechanics: Tall stance from the left side of the plate. Uses a leg kick timing trigger as barrel flows to a vertical launch position.

Hit: Swing shows noticeable whip through the zone with feel for contact. Sprayed it in BP, backspinning it to the middle of the field. High follow for when strength arrives.

Power: 80 mph exit velocity. Line drive guy with potential for much more.

Offensive Projection: Top of Lineup.

Run: 4.47 H-1st.

Field: In the outfield he plays with fluidity to and through. One-handed plays through with developing ball skills.

Throw: 79 mph strength to home plate.

Defensive Projection: TBD.



2/14/19 Pitching

Body Type: 5-foot-9, 137 pounds. Thin frame with room to add.

Mechanical/Delivery Notes: Presented arm action that gets through his release nicely coming out of a ¾ arm slot. Tempo shown flows with rhythm in his motion. Gets extended downhill with force.

Fastball: 76-78 mph. Fastball showed off his arm strength and kept it in the zone often.

Curveball: 62-64 mph. 12-6 breaker that’s playable now as he works to get on top of the pitch as he pulls it down.

Changeup: 66-68 mph. Tailing arm-side run with sink. Best off-speed pitch.

Pitchability: Body will continue to fill out and improve arm strength and overall ability on the mound. Displayed stronger arm for his age, good mechanics and nice intent in his actions that will lead to greater progression as he continues working in his future.

Role: TBD.

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