EJ Kuster
EJ Kuster
EJ Kuster
EJ Kuster
EJ Kuster
EJ Kuster
EJ Kuster
EJ Kuster
EJ Kuster

CLASS OF 2023

RHP
RHP

EJ
Kuster

Greendale (HS) • WI
6-4 • 205LBS • R/R
Travel Team: STiKS Academy

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Pitching

Fastball

86
Velocity (max)
2/19/22
84.8 - 85.7
Velo Range
2/19/22
2151
Spin Rate (avg)
2/19/22

Changeup

77.6 - 79.2
Velo Range
2/19/22
1764
Spin Rate (avg)
7/12/22

Curveball

72 - 74
Velo Range
2/19/22
2143
Spin Rate (avg)
7/12/22
Power
98
Exit Velocity (max)
3/19/22
89.6
Exit Velocity (avg)
3/19/22
333
Distance (max)
8/17/20
80
Sweet Spot %
3/14/21
Hitting
26.4
Hand Speed (max)
3/19/22
84.8
Bat Speed (max)
3/19/22
17.7
Rot. Acc (max)
3/14/21
-
Hard Hit %
Run
7.15
60-yard
3/19/22
-
30-yd
-
10-yd
-
Run speed (max)
Defense
85
INF Velo
3/19/22
-
OF Velo
-
C Velo
-
Pop Time

Positional Tools

2022
2021
2020
2019
60 Yard Dash
7.15
Infield Velocity
85.0
Power / Speed Score
13.7
60 Yard Dash
7.41
Infield Velocity
80.0
Power / Speed Score
12.3
60 Yard Dash
7.71
Infield Velocity
73.0
Power / Speed Score
11.7
60 Yard Dash
7.63
Infield Velocity
76.0
Power / Speed Score
10.2
Milwaukee Preseason ID
Mar 19, 2022
Position
7.15
60-yard
85
INF Velo
98
Exit Velo
Madison Preseason I.D.
Mar 14, 2021
Position
7.41
60-yard
80
INF Velo
91
Exit Velo
Eastern Wisconsin Open
Aug 17, 2020
Position
7.71
60-yard
73
INF Velo
79
Exit Velo
Junior Future Games
Aug 3, 2019
Position
7.71
60-yard
76
INF Velo
77
Exit Velo
Future Prospects Showcase - Madison
Apr 7, 2019
Position
7.63
60-yard
75
INF Velo
78
Exit Velo

Hitting

2022
2021
2020
Exit Velocity Max
98.0
Exit Velocity Avg
89.6
Distance Max
210
Distance Avg
127
Launch Angle Avg
10.1
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
91.2
Exit Velocity Avg
88.2
Distance Max
322
Distance Avg
251
Launch Angle Avg
21.7
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
90.4
Exit Velocity Avg
85.2
Distance Max
333
Distance Avg
219
Launch Angle Avg
20.7
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Milwaukee Preseason ID
Mar 19, 2022
Trackman - Hitting
98.0
Exit Velocity (max)
89.6
Exit Velocity (avg)
127
Distance (avg)
210
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Madison Preseason I.D.
Mar 14, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
91.2
Exit Velocity (max)
88.2
Exit Velocity (avg)
251
Distance (avg)
322
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Eastern Wisconsin Open
Aug 17, 2020
Trackman - Hitting
90.4
Exit Velocity (max)
85.2
Exit Velocity (avg)
219
Distance (avg)
333
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %

Hitting

2022
2021
2020
Hand Speed Max
26.4
Hand Speed Avg
24.1
Bat Speed Max
84.8
Bat Speed Avg
77.0
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Hand Speed Max
23.9
Hand Speed Avg
21.5
Bat Speed Max
77.4
Bat Speed Avg
72.5
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Hand Speed Max
23.4
Hand Speed Avg
22.5
Bat Speed Max
73.8
Bat Speed Avg
70.0
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Milwaukee Preseason ID
Mar 19, 2022
Blast - Hitting
26.4
Hand Speed (max)
24.1
Hand Speed (avg)
84.8
Bat Speed (max)
77.0
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Madison Preseason I.D.
Mar 14, 2021
Blast - Hitting
23.9
Hand Speed (max)
21.5
Hand Speed (avg)
77.4
Bat Speed (max)
72.5
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Eastern Wisconsin Open
Aug 17, 2020
Blast - Hitting
23.4
Hand Speed (max)
22.5
Hand Speed (avg)
73.8
Bat Speed (max)
70.0
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)

Pitching

2022
2021
2020
Fastball
Velocity Max
86.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
82.7
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
1955
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
23.6
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
70.6
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
2108
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
75.9
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1764
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
Splitter
Velocity Avg
78.4
Splitter
Spin Rate Avg
1170
Splitter
Total Movement Avg
Fastball
Velocity Max
83.6
Fastball
Velocity Avg
82.7
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
2054
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
24.8
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
70.0
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
2020
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Fastball
Velocity Max
78.7
Fastball
Velocity Avg
78.0
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
2023
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
25.9
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
65.4
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
2088
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
71.1
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
917
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
Top Prospect Games: Upperclass (Invite-Only)
Jul 12, 2022
Trackman - Fastball
83.1
Velocity (max)
80.6 - 82.2
Velo Range
77.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,049
Spin Rate (max)
1,857
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
69.8
Velocity (max)
68.6 - 69.6
Velo Range
65.1
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,244
Spin Rate (max)
2,143
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
75.9
Velocity (max)
72.9
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,764
Spin Rate (max)
1,764
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
West Milwaukee Preseason ID
Feb 19, 2022
Trackman - Fastball
86.0
Velocity (max)
84.8 - 85.7
Velo Range
81.7
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,281
Spin Rate (max)
2,151
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
73.8
Velocity (max)
72.4 - 73.7
Velo Range
70.2
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,264
Spin Rate (max)
2,052
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Splitter
79.5
Velocity (max)
77.6 - 79.2
Velo Range
75.7
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,031
Spin Rate (max)
1,170
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
All-State Games (Invite Only)
Jun 29, 2021
Trackman - Fastball
83.6
Velocity (max)
82.1 - 83.3
Velo Range
80.2
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,203
Spin Rate (max)
2,054
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
70.8
Velocity (max)
69.4 - 70.7
Velo Range
67.5
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,049
Spin Rate (max)
2,020
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Eastern Wisconsin Open
Aug 17, 2020
Trackman - Fastball
78.7
Velocity (max)
77.6 - 78.4
Velo Range
73.2
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,088
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
66.3
Velocity (max)
64.7 - 66.2
Velo Range
61.2
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,170
Spin Rate (max)
2,088
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
73.0
Velocity (max)
69.9 - 72.3
Velo Range
67.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,028
Spin Rate (max)
917
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %

Pitch Scores

2021
Fastball
Hop+
Fastball
Sink+
Fastball
Rise+
Curveball
Hammer+
Curveball
Sweep+
All-State Games (Invite Only)
Jun 29, 2021
Pitch Scores - Fastball
Hop+
Rise+
Sink+
Pitch Scores - Curveball
Hammer+
Sweep+

Pitching Velos

2022
2021
2020
2019
Fastball
Velocity Max
86.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
83.5
Curveball
Velocity Avg
71.2
Changeup
Velocity Avg
75.5
Fastball
Velocity Max
84.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
81.7
Curveball
Velocity Avg
69.2
Changeup
Velocity Avg
74.0
Fastball
Velocity Max
81.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
78.8
Curveball
Velocity Avg
65.5
Changeup
Velocity Avg
71.5
Fastball
Velocity Max
76.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
75.0
Curveball
Velocity Avg
60.5
Changeup
Velocity Avg
66.5
Top Prospect Games: Upperclass (Invite-Only)
Jul 12, 2022
Pitching
83
Max FB
81 - 82
FB
69 - 70
CB
76 - 76
CH
West Milwaukee Preseason ID
Feb 19, 2022
Pitching
86
Max FB
85 - 86
FB
72 - 74
CB
78 - 79
SPL
PBR at The Rock - Fall Championships
Sep 23, 2021
Pitching
83
Max FB
80 - 82
FB
68 - 70
CB
All-State Games (Invite Only)
Jun 29, 2021
Pitching
84
Max FB
82 - 83
FB
69 - 71
CB
16U National Championship
Jun 24, 2021
Pitching
83
Max FB
80 - 83
FB
68 - 69
CB
72 - 76
CH
Eastern Wisconsin Open
Aug 17, 2020
Pitching
79
Max FB
78 - 78
FB
65 - 66
CB
70 - 73
CH
Future Prospects Showcase - Madison
Apr 7, 2019
Pitching
76
Max FB
74 - 76
FB
59 - 62
CB
64 - 69
CH

Game Performance

Visual Edge

2022
Edge Score
74.39
Milwaukee Preseason ID
Mar 19, 2022
Visual Skills
74.39
Edge Score

Pitch Ai

2022
Arm Speed
Arm Slot
Knee Extension Velo
Deception
Hip-Shoulder Separation
Top Prospect Games: Upperclass (Invite-Only)
Jul 12, 2022
ProPlayAI - Foot Plant
Elbow Flexion (avg)
Shoulder Abduction (avg)
Hip Shoulder Seperation (avg)
ProPlayAI - MER
External Rotation (avg)
Stride Length (avg)
Horizontal Abduction (avg)
ProPlayAI - Release
Arm Speed (max)
Arm Speed (avg)
Knee Extension Velocity (max)
Knee Extension Velocity (avg)
Knee Flexion (avg)
Arm Slot (avg)
Lateral Trunk Tilt (avg)
Arm Path (avg)
Deception (avg)
Torque (avg)
Efficiency (avg)
Sequencing (avg)

Notes

Comments

7/12/22

Positional ProfileRHP
Body: 6-4, 205-pounds. Athletic build.
Delivery: Medium tempo online tuck, lands to home, balanced through release
Arm Action: RH. Low 3Q, shorter arm action, quickness to arm,
FB: T83.1, 81-82 mph. Finish carry and weight on the pitch, T2049, 1857 average rpm.
CB: 69-70 mph. Big 10/4 shape, flashes ability to land and get below zone T2244, 2143 average rpm.
CH: 76-76 mph. T1764, 1764 average rpm.

3/19/22

Running a respectable 7.05 60 yard dash for a big body, and showing well in the box. More physical than in previous looks, and showing more strength throughout his actions on the field. Kuster repeated hard and low flights up to 98mph. Kuster has also shown well on the mound in previous showcases.

2/19/22

He showed an uptick in velocity, sitting 85-86 mph but the unique arm side run was more impressive than the added velocity, averaging over 20 inches of horizontal action. He also surprised with a well above average splitter, usually not seen at this age. He was able to easily kill spin and get downer action with fastball arm speed. Migrating his curveball into more of a hard slider might be the final touch to rounding out a well above average repertoire.

2/19/22

Positional Profile: RHP
Body: 6-3, 195-pounds. Long, strong lower.
Delivery: Up-tempo delivery, quick rocker and lift.
Arm Action: RH. 3/4 slot, long arm action.
FB: T86, 84.8-85.7 mph. Hard arm side run, with sink, heavy action. T2281, 2150 average rpm.
CB: 72.4-73.7 mph. Sweeping breaking ball, acts like slider at times. T2264, 2052 average rpm.
SPLT: 78-79 mph. Downer action, thrown hard and aggressively, kills spin.

6/29/21

Positional Profile: 1B/RHP
Body: 6-foot-3, 190-pounds. Well-proportioned frame that projects.
Delivery: Simple tall/fall type delivery, level front side, lands into a strong lead leg block, strides in line to target.
Arm Action: RH. Short, quick arm action, 3/4 slot.
FB: T84, 82-83 mph. Present arm-side action created from lower slot, effective at inducing ground balls. Averaged 16.9 inches of horizontal movement.  T2203, 2053 average rpm.
CB: 69-71 mph. Slurvey-type spin, downer action.  T2048, 2020 average rpm.

3/17/21

Kuster has made some noteworthy strides from the right-handed batter’s box, and it’s helped him find the barrel with more regularity, while utilizing his strong 6-foot-3, 190 pounds better. He landed barrel after barrel in his round of BP to average one of the event’s top average exit speeds, measured at 88.2 mph, with a 91.2 high.

8/17/20

Positional Profile: RHP/1B
Body: 6-3, 182-pounds. Lean, athletic makeup that projects.
Delivery: Slow tempo, rhythm to level leg lift at balance point with hip turn/tuck and coil in torso. Fluid stride down mound, short landing while working on line, tall finish.
Arm Action: RH. Shorter draw to quick circle to release point; 3/4 slot.
FB: T79, 78-78 mph. Steady arm-side run.
CB: 65-66 mph. Showed the ability to spot it glove side, off the plate. Plane is 10/4, flashed sharp, with depth.
CH: 70-73 mph. Tunnels well off of fastball; similar arm speed and action. Fade/run with an ability to locate under the zone.

Hit: RHH. Balanced setup, hands load back as front shoulder closes, short stride.  Quick hands, level bat path with an elevated attack angle, does lift to the pull-side through contact. Did flash some power to left field, hit one that traveled 333 feet at 90.44 mph, per TrackMan.
Power: 79 mph exit velocity from the tee.
Arm: RH. INF - 73 mph. Short arm action, high 3/4 slot.
Defense: Lateral foot shuffle, quick hip turn on double play feeds, long to release at times.
Run: 7.71 runner in the 60.

6/02/19

Tennemann’s teammate EJ Kuster (Greendale, 2023) provided the middle-of-the-order punch for PTA Cardinal 14U. The right/right first baseman was aggressive in the batter’s box on Day Two and it led to two hard-hit doubles, both pulled into the left-center gap – and one actually looked like it had to juice to clear the fence off the barrel. Kuster’s big 6-foot-2 frame helps him create some leverage at the plate, leading to some power potential from the right side. projectable Plus body, athletic lanky, rocket 2b to left. Reached on an error, double to left field where he picked up and rbi, and a walk. Shows an aggressive approach throughout the game and produced hard contact when he got his pitch. Game 2: smoked a double over the center fielder’s head,shows an aggressive approach for his age.

4/07/19

Positional Profile: RHP/1B
Body: 6-foot-2, 167-pounds. Lanky, athletic, projectable frame.
Defense: Clean exchange.
Arm: RH. INF - 75 mph. Long arm action, 3/4 slot.
Hit: RHH. Athletic setup, fluid rhythm, bat wrap load, leg kick/short stride.  Long/uphill path, repeated contact, flashed gap-to-gap ability.
Power: 78 mph exit velocity from the tee. Flashed advanced bat speed for his age, finds the barrel.
Run: 7.63 runner in the 60.
Delivery: Side rocker step, tall balance point, tall and fall delivery, lands slightly open.
Arm Action: RH. Long and loose arm, quick arm speed, 3/4 slot.
FB: T76, 74-76 mph. Played arm side run, hard action.
CB: 59-62 mph. 10/4 shape, flashed depth, maintains arm speed.
CH: 64-69 mph. Maintains arm speed, plays arm side run, fade movement, has feel.

8/05/18

(Junior Future Games) - 6-foot-1, 160-pound, right-handed hitting two-way player, XL frame for age. At the plate, short stride, back/drop load, long, uphill bat path, exit velocity topped 76 mph from a tee. At first base, hands work, arm is long and loose, throws topped 70 mph across. On the mound, strides short and in-line, closed toe landing, athletic finish towards first base. Whippy arm action, ¾ to low ¾ slot. Fastball, 2-seam run early out of the hand, sat 72-74 mph. Curveball played 62-66 mph.

6/22/18

Tall projectable right-handed pitcher with strong build. Easy arm action out of a high ¾ slot, low effort. Short stride, lands square, occasionally slightly closed. Fastball sat in 71-73 mph range, control a work in progress. Threw a couple curveballs, 11/6 shape, 65 mph. Offensively shows present power with long levers from the right side of the plate. Four-hole hitter, path has some length, creates bat speed, ability to get on top of the baseball and backspin to both gaps. Hit two home runs in first two at bats of Junior Future Series.

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