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Jimmy Appleby

Jimmy Appleby 3B/RHP

  • Jacksonville, FL
  • Trinity Christian Academy
  • Commitment: Jacksonville University
  • Grad 2009
  • Ht 6'2''
  • Wt 210 lbs
  • Throws Right
  • Bats Left
  • Arm 88 mph
  • 60 YD 7.30 Sec
  • Class

Running

  • N/A sec 10 Yds
  • N/A sec 40 Yds
  • 7.30 sec 60 Yds
  • 4.91 sec H > 1B (RHH)
  • N/A sec Shuttle (L)
  • N/A sec Shuttle (R)

Strength

  • N/A Broad Jump
  • N/A Lateral Jump (L)
  • N/A Lateral Jump (R)
  • N/A psi Grip (L)
  • N/A psi Grip (R)

Throwing

  • 88 mph mph Velocity
  • 52 Arm Grade

Position - 3B

  • 48 Fielding Grade

Hitting

  • 52 Hitting Grade (L)
  • 50 Power Grade (L)
  • N/A mph Exit Velocity

Pitching

  • High 3/4 Arm Angle
  • 50 Arm Action Grade
  • 50 Control Grade
  • 50 Delivery Grade
  • 85 – 88 mph FASTBALL
  • N/A FB Grade
  • 77 – 69 mph CURVEBALL
  • N/A CB Grade
  • 79 – 80 mph CHANGEUP
  • N/A CH Grade
  • N/A mph SLIDER
  • N/A SL Grade

ADVANCED SWING METRICS BY SWINGTRACKER

Official Scouting Report

  • Class Rating
  • RHPPosition Projection

08/10/2008 - College PREP - Gaffney, SC Jimmy has really improved his baseball abilities since we last saw him. Arm strength has improved the most, now showing near pro ability. He topped out at 88 mph on the mound and his arm shows carry, life and accuracy across the diamond. Fielding ability is near above average displaying a sure glove action. At the plate, Jimmy shows outstanding ability and above average power. Bat speed is a plus and shows a consistent feel for the barrel. On the mound, Appleby continues to shine and show improvement. Off speed pitches now are showing near above average with solid command. Jimmy will catch the eyes of all the scouts and college coaches. If development continues, he will be a prospect.

02/03/2008 - College PREP - Lake City, FL Jimmy is a tall player with a strong lower half and although he can play 3B with active feet and with a good transfer he might be more suited for the mound at this point. In fact, he also might want to consider a move to 1B. He has the actions to play the infield, but waits too much for the ball. On the mound, shows arm strength with above average movement on the FB. CH compliments the FB nicely. Delivery is balanced and smooth with body control. Arm action and control are solid. Tool grades might improve with work on CB which has tight spin, but is more flat. Swing is level and balanced with good extension. Fires hips well and ball jumps off bat. He has some potential at the plate and on the mound.

Profile

Jimmy Appleby Jacksonville, FL info@factoryathletics.com 800-641-4487 @baseballfactory
Primary Position 3B
Grad Year 2009 Secondary Position RHP
High School Trinity Christian Academy Bats Left
Height 6'2'' Throws Right
Weight 210 LBS Arm 88 mph
60 YD 7.30

The chart below shows the levels of college baseball, along with the range of players with potential to be recruited at that level.

Division I Class 1 – 4
Division II Class 1 – 5
Division III Class 1 – 8
NAIA Class 1 – 6
JUCO Class 1 – 8

Tool Grade Scale

Our main goals with the BF "10-70" Scouting Scale are to provide the player with a realistic evaluation of his "PRESENT" abilities (what he can do today), and to provide college coaches with information they can use to identify and/or compare potential recruits.

Tools are graded for all players and pitchers, regardless of age or graduation year. However, for High School players we use only grades 20-70 (grades 10-18 do not apply), while for Middle School players we use only grades 10-52 (grades 55-70 do not apply).

Grade Middle School (Ages 11-13) Description High School (Ages 14-18) Description 10 Yard Dash (seconds) 40 Yard Dash (seconds) 60 Yard Dash (seconds) Home-1B LHH (seconds) Home-1B RHH (seconds) 5-10-5Shuttle [LEFT] (seconds) 5-10-5Shuttle [RIGHT] (seconds) Broad Jump (inches) Lateral Broad [LEFT] (inches) Lateral Broad [RIGHT] (inches) Grip Strength [LEFT] (psi) Grip Strength [RIGHT] (psi) FB & Raw Velocity (mph) Bat Exit Velocity (mph) Catcher Release (seconds)
10 Poor -----N/A----- 2.50+ 7.50+ 10.50+ 6.70+ 6.80+ 6.80+ 6.80+ 35- 35- 35- 30- 30- 40- 30- 3.70+
12 Well Below Avg -----N/A----- 2.40 7.40 10.00 6.40 6.50 6.60 6.60 40 38 38 35 35 42 35 3.50
15   -----N/A----- 2.35 7.30 9.75 6.10 6.20 6.40 6.40 45 42 42 40 40 45 38 3.25
18 Below Avg -----N/A----- 2.30 7.20 9.50 6.00 6.10 6.20 6.20 50 46 46 45 45 48 40 3.15
20   Poor 2.25 7.00 9.25 5.90 6.00 6.00 6.00 55 50 50 50 50 51 45 3.10
22 Near Avg   2.15 6.50 9.00 5.80 5.90 5.85 5.85 60 54 54 55 55 54 50 3.00
25   Well Below Avg 2.10 6.25 8.75 5.70 5.80 5.75 5.75 64 58 58 60 60 58 55 2.90
28 MS Average   2.05 6.15 8.50 5.45 5.55 5.50 5.50 68 62 62 65 65 62 60 2.80
30   Below Avg 2.00 5.95 8.25 5.40 5.50 5.25 5.25 74 64 64 70 70 63 62 2.70
32 Solid Avg   1.95 5.80 8.00 5.20 5.30 5.10 5.10 78 68 68 80 80 67 65 2.60
35   Near Avg 1.90 5.65 7.75 4.90 5.00 5.00 5.00 82 72 72 90 90 71 70 2.50
38 Above Avg   1.88 5.45 7.50 4.80 4.90 4.95 4.95 86 74 74 100 100 75 75 2.40
40   HS Average 1.85 5.25 7.40 4.70 4.80 4.90 4.90 93 76 76 110 112 79 80 2.25
42 Well Above Avg   1.82 5.20 7.30 4.60 4.70 4.80 4.80 98 80 80 115 115 81 82 2.15
45   Solid Avg 1.80 5.18 7.20 4.50 4.60 4.70 4.70 103 84 84 118 118 83 84 2.10
48 Excellent   1.78 5.16 7.10 4.45 4.55 4.60 4.60 108 88 88 120 120 85 86 2.05
50   Above Avg 1.76 5.14 7.05 4.40 4.50 4.50 4.50 113 92 92 125 125 86 88 2.00
52 Outstanding   1.74 5.12 7.00 4.35 4.45 4.40 4.40 118 96 96 128 128 87 90 1.98
55 -----N/A----- Well Above Avg 1.72 5.10 6.95 4.30 4.40 4.30 4.30 123 100 100 130 130 88 92 1.95
58 -----N/A-----   1.70 5.05 6.90 4.25 4.35 4.25 4.25 128 104 104 135 135 89 94 1.93
60 -----N/A----- Excellent 1.68 5.00 6.85 4.20 4.30 4.20 4.20 133 106 106 138 138 90 95 1.90
62 -----N/A-----   1.66 4.95 6.80 4.15 4.25 4.15 4.15 138 108 108 140 140 91 96 1.88
65 -----N/A----- Outstanding 1.64 4.90 6.70 4.10 4.20 4.10 4.10 143 110 110 145 145 93 97 1.85
68 -----N/A-----   1.62 4.85 6.60 4.05 4.15 4.05 4.05 148 112 112 150 150 94 98 1.82
70 -----N/A----- Superior 1.60- 4.80- 6.50- 4.00- 4.10- 4.00- 4.00- 150+ 115+ 115+ 155+ 155+ 95+ 99+ 1.80-
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