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Matthew Kinzer

Matthew Kinzer C/1B

  • Dalton, MA
  • Wahconah Regional High School
  • Travel Team: Rip City
  • Grad 2023
  • Ht 5'11''
  • Wt 155 lbs
  • Throws Right
  • Bats Right
  • Arm 80 mph
  • 60 YD 7.41 Sec
  • Class

Running

  • 1.75 sec 10 Yds
  • 5.40 sec 40 Yds
  • 7.41 sec 60 Yds
  • 4.56 sec H > 1B (RHH)
  • 4.69 sec Shuttle (L)
  • 4.90 sec Shuttle (R)

Strength

  • 8'6'' Broad Jump
  • 6'11'' Lateral Jump (L)
  • 7'0'' Lateral Jump (R)
  • N/A psi Grip (L)
  • N/A psi Grip (R)

Throwing

  • 80 mph mph Velocity
  • 42 Arm Grade

Position - 1B

  • 42 Fielding Grade

Hitting

  • 45 Hitting Grade (R)
  • 45 Power Grade (R)
  • 80 mph mph Exit Velocity

Catching

  • 48 Receiving Grade
  • 52 Blocking Grade
  • 2.25 sec Release Time

ADVANCED SWING METRICS BY SWINGTRACKER

Official Scouting Report

  • Class Rating
  • CPosition Projection

01/14/2022 - 2022 Baseball Factory Pre-Season Prospects Tournament (HS) Matthew is a class of 2023 catcher. Behind the plate, he showed good footwork and some arm strength. He has a good ability to control the run game and had pop times as low as 2.40 seconds. He did a good job blocking and showed quickness and good pitch recognition. He received well and was able to show quiet actions. At the plate, he showed the ability to track pitches well. He has a good approach with a middle of the field focus. He did a good job using his lower and getting separation. In game action he was able to find barrels often and got on base multiple times. Matthew is a well-rounded athletic catcher and we hope to see him again as he continues to develop.

12/19/2021 - Official College Recruiting Membership - North Branford, CT Matthew is a young catcher, who will graduate in 2023. He showed many improvements in his game during his last workout. Defensively, Matthew shows quick/fluid footwork, agile range, and he sits in square and athletically. He has a soft/presentable glove, he lets the ball travel deep, and his exchange is clean, throwing with consistency and accuracy to 2B. Pop times were as low as 2.35 seconds to second base. Continuing to add arm strength and added reps will only help abilities behind the plate get better. Offensively, Matthew has a square set up, good balance, and a rhythmic swing. He has solid hip turn, he makes square/level contact, and works the middle of the field well. Solid hitting can become even better with a looser grip, and better weight transfer.

07/30/2021 - Baseball Factory Pro Select Training & Tournament at Jackie Robinson Training Complex (HS) Matthew is a coachable C prospect who worked hard on his skills during the Pro Select Training & Tournament. Behind the dish, Matthew sits in an athletic stance and tracks the ball into his glove. His exchange is clean and he gains ground well on his throws, keeping them accurate to the 2B bag. He creates good angles when blocking and keeps dirt balls in front of him. Getting into a more square secondary stance can help Matthew improve his overall catching ability. At the plate, this RHH sets up in an athletic stance and takes a controlled stride. He gets into his load on time and remains centered in his lower half. He rotates his core through well and sprays the ball to all fields. Matthew can barrel up more baseballs by working through a more level swing path. Overall, Matthew is a solid prospect who has the potential to further build upon his skills on the field.

Profile

Matthew Kinzer Dalton, MA info@factoryathletics.com 800-641-4487 @baseballfactory
Primary Position C
Grad Year 2023 Secondary Position 1B
High School Wahconah Regional High School Bats Right
Height 5'11'' Throws Right
Weight 155 LBS Arm 80 mph
60 YD 7.41

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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