Zander Buchan
Zander Buchan
Zander Buchan
Zander Buchan

CLASS OF 2022

C
3B

Zander
Buchan

South Carolina
AC Flora (HS) • SC
5-10 • 190LBS • S/R
Travel Team: Chi Town Cream

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Hitting
25.4
Hand Speed (max)
1/30/22
72.7
Bat Speed (max)
2/06/22
28.8
Rot. Acc (max)
1/30/22
-
Hard Hit %
Power
97.6
Exit Velocity (max)
1/30/22
90.2
Exit Velocity (avg)
2/06/22
360
Distance (max)
1/30/22
61
Sweet Spot %
1/30/22
Run
7.34
60-yard
2/16/20
4.38
30-yd
2/06/22
2
10-yd
2/06/22
18.8
Run speed (max)
2/06/22
Defense
77
INF Velo
3/04/18
-
OF Velo
80
C Velo
2/16/20
1.96 - 2.11
Pop Time
2/16/20

Positional Tools

2022
2020
2018
60 Yard Dash
7.40
Pop Time
2.04 - 2.05
Catcher Velocity
79.0
Power / Speed Score
13.2
60 Yard Dash
7.34
Pop Time
1.96 - 2.11
Catcher Velocity
80.0
Power / Speed Score
13.6
60 Yard Dash
7.71
Pop Time
2.01 - 2.05
Catcher Velocity
74.0
Infield Velocity
77.0
Power / Speed Score
12.1
Super 60 Pro Showcase
Feb 6, 2022
Position
7.40
60-yard
2.04 - 2.05
Pop Time
79
C Velo
96
Exit Velo
Underclass Invitational (Invite Only)
Feb 16, 2020
Position
7.34
60-yard
1.96 - 2.11
Pop Time
80
C Velo
100
Exit Velo
Future Prospects Showcase & Educational Camp
Mar 4, 2018
Position
7.71
60-yard
2.01 - 2.05
Pop Time
77
INF Velo
74
C Velo
93
Exit Velo

Hitting

2022
Exit Velocity Max
97.6
Exit Velocity Avg
89.5
Distance Max
360
Distance Avg
220
Launch Angle Avg
16.9
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Super 60 Pro Showcase
Feb 6, 2022
Trackman - Hitting
96.1
Exit Velocity (max)
90.2
Exit Velocity (avg)
227
Distance (avg)
346
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
South Carolina ProCase (Invite-Only)
Jan 30, 2022
Trackman - Hitting
97.6
Exit Velocity (max)
89.1
Exit Velocity (avg)
216
Distance (avg)
360
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %

Hitting

2022
Hand Speed Max
25.4
Hand Speed Avg
23.7
Bat Speed Max
72.7
Bat Speed Avg
68.4
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Super 60 Pro Showcase
Feb 6, 2022
Blast - Hitting
25.1
Hand Speed (max)
23.5
Hand Speed (avg)
72.7
Bat Speed (max)
69.4
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
South Carolina ProCase (Invite-Only)
Jan 30, 2022
Blast - Hitting
25.4
Hand Speed (max)
23.7
Hand Speed (avg)
71.3
Bat Speed (max)
68.1
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency

Pitching

Pitch Scores

Pitching Velos

Game Performance

2022
10 Yard Dash
2.00
30 Yard Dash
4.38
60 Yard Dash
7.65
Top Speed (MPH)
RSi
Vertical Jump
Super 60 Pro Showcase
Feb 6, 2022
Swift
2.00
10-yd
4.38
30-yd
7.65
60-yd
18.8
Run speed (max)
7.8
Run Speed (avg)
1.56
RSi (max)
0.78
RSi (avg)
1,778
Jump Power (max)
29.1
Jump Height (max)
29.1
Jump Height (avg)

Visual Edge

2022
Edge Score
85.87
Super 60 Pro Showcase
Feb 6, 2022
Visual Skills
85.87
Edge Score

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Comments

12/21/21

Flexibility behind the plate with plenty of athleticism.  Shows a quick release and good arm strength.  Switch hitter, showed true switch hitting ability with a compact stroke and plenty of bat speed and strength.  This Gamecock commit helped lead AC Flora to a state championship last year and is looking to do the same this year.  


2/16/20

Positional Profile: C High-level 2022 prospect.
Body: 5-foot-10, 180-pounds. Compact, strong frame, durable lower half.
Hit: SH. High-level left-handed swing. Balanced, athletic setup, smooth load and short leg-lift trigger.  Repeatable, simple swing, loose quick athletic hands, present bat speed, fluid rhythm and maintains balance throughout. Consistently on the barrel, extension through contact and works gap-to-gap.
Power: 100 mph exit velocity from the tee. Advanced bat strength and power potential.
Arm: RH. C - 80 mph. Short, clean arm action plays from an over-the-top slot; Throws play true and consistently on the bag.
Defense: 1.96-2.11 pop times. Clean, directional and repeatable out of the crouch. Natural catcher actions, soft strong hands, sticks pitches, gets underneath the low pitch, quiet sound blocks.
Run: 7.34 runner in the 60. 

6/25/19

South Carolina commit. Strong, athletic build. Switch-hitting catcher/outfielder. Showed out over a four-game stretch from Saturday night into Sunday morning, launching a home run, three doubles, and driving in six runs. Balanced setup, smooth load, short stride with a slight leg kick. Quick hands, level path to the baseball, on time, incredibly fluid swing. Present bat strength. Ball sounds different off his bat, consistently made hard contact all throughout the day. Defensively, natural instincts behind the plate. Quality receiver, soft hands, clean and quick exchange leading to a quick transfer, strong arm, carry on throws. Threw several runners out, leader behind the plate. 

5/15/19

South Carolina commit, currently ranked No. 88 in the 2022 overall rankings. 5-foot-10, 180-pound, well-proportioned, strong lower-half, switch-hitting catcher. High-level prospect, started behind the plate and hit in the three-hole. Only saw one at-bat left-handed and walked without taking the bat off his shoulder. Went 1-for-2 right-handed with a line-drive single up the middle. Confident, calm setup in the box, slight leg-kick trigger. Loose, athletic hands, advanced strength in bat for age, lets the ball travel, understands the strike zone and uses the middle of the field. Defensively, natural catcher actions, soft hands, presents pitches well, willing blocker. Athletic out of the crouch, clean and online, minimal effort. Arm works short and over-the-top, arm plays true and accurate. Pop time of 2.12, in game. One of the top 2022 prospects in Illinois.

1.29.19 - Verbally committed to South Carolina.

3.4.18 - 5-foot-8, 175 pound, switch-hitting two-way player, well-proportioned, strong, athletic build. Highly-advanced 2022 prospect. Offensively from the right side, balanced setup, smooth back load, short leg lift stride. Showed a gap to gap approach, line drive hitter, creates lift with a natural uphill path, hard contact with extension through the zone. From the left side, similar setup and load, more of an uphill bat path with increased pull side tendencies. Above average bat speed, 93 mph exit velocity from the tee. 7.71 runner in the 60. Highly-advanced defensive catcher. Steady hands, agile footwork, quick, clean exchange, short arm action, high ¾ slot; 74 mph to second with accuracy and carry. Solid block, athletic actions, catches with confidence. Pop times ranged from 2.01-2.05. Projectable corner infielder, fluid footwork, sure hands, long transfer, short arm, high ¾ slot, 77 mph across the diamond.

3.5.17 - 5-foot-5, 160-pound, switch-hitting catcher and third baseman. Offensively, a legitimate switch hitter, from the left side, a pull hitter with power potential, open setup, leg kick stride, fluid rhythm, uphill barrel path. From the right side, open setup, leg kick stride, explosive lower half, maintains balance throughout, fluid rhythm, uphill barrel path. Generates bat speed from both sides, recorded an 80 mph exit velocity. Defensively, throws from a high ¾ arm slot with short arm action, regularly hit the target with some carry from behind the plate and across the infield. Clocked at 67 mph from the crouch and 66 mph across the infield. As a catcher showed off blocking ability, soft hands, clean on exchanges. Recorded pop times between 2.30-2.36. In the infield, moves well, plays through the ball, also featured soft hands, good body control. Ran an 8.58 laser-timed 60.

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