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Michael Canning

Michael Canning RHP/3B

  • New Canaan, CT
  • Greens Farms Academy
  • Travel Team: BVSA Fury
  • Grad 2020
  • Ht 6'0''
  • Wt 185 lbs
  • Throws Right
  • Bats Right
  • Arm 74 mph
  • 60 Yd 7.80 Sec
  • Class

Running

  • 2.02 sec 10 Yds
  • 5.80 sec 40 Yds
  • 7.80 sec 60 Yds
  • 5.10 sec H > 1B (RHH)
  • 5.01 sec Shuttle (L)
  • 4.83 sec Shuttle (R)

Strength

  • 7'8'' Broad Jump
  • 6'4'' Lateral Jump (L)
  • 6'2'' Lateral Jump (R)
  • 122 psi Grip (L)
  • 124 psi Grip (R)

Throwing

  • 74 mph mph Velocity
  • 40 Arm Grade

Position - 3B

  • 42 Fielding Grade

Hitting

  • 48 Hitting Grade (R)
  • 45 Power Grade (R)
  • 75 mph mph Exit Velocity

Pitching

  • High 3/4 Arm Angle
  • 40 Arm Action Grade
  • 42 Control Grade
  • 45 Delivery Grade
  • 73 – 73 mph FASTBALL
  • N/A FB Grade
  • 60 – 61 mph CURVEBALL
  • 40 CB Grade
  • 64 – 65 mph CHANGEUP
  • 40 CH Grade

ADVANCED SWING METRICS BY SWINGTRACKER

Official Scouting Report

  • Class Rating
  • 3B/RHPPosition Projection

03/10/2019 - College PREP - Manalapan, NJ Michael continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities. At the plate, he has improved his hitting / power potential through an athletic setup. Hands are quick and work to and through a level swing path, creating extension. Barrel accuracy is a plus and he has strength in his swing with power showing best to the pull side. Power will continue to increase as he utilizes his lower half more efficiently. At 3B, defensive abilities have improved as he displays smooth / athletic actions. Feet are aggressive as he works around balls and plays through with his body. Glove action is soft / sure and he presents well out front. On the mound, fastball showed a range of 70-73 mph. Breaking ball displays 11/5 shape with gradual break. Slider resembles breaking ball with 11/5 shape and gradual break. Stock on the mound will continue to rise as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program.

12/27/2018 - Baseball Factory Christmas Camp & Tournament at Pirate City - Session 2 (Ages 14-18) Michael is an athletic and talented 2020 2-way prospect that has good feel for the game. At 3B, Michael creates momentum with his footwork and makes good throws. He needs to continue to present a low/early glove, be on time with his prep step, and field the ball in front of his body. At the plate Michael starts in an athletic stance, loads his hands back into the drive position, and stays compact to the ball. He needs to continue to see the ball deep into the contact zone and stay balanced throughout the swing. On the bump, Michael shows confidence and competes on every pitch. He has a loose arm, lands in a strong throwing position, and works over the front side. He needs to continue to gather over the rubber and separate on time. Michael will continue to improve with experience and we hope to see his progress in the future.

07/14/2018 - Cape Cod Select Training & Competition - Session 2 (Ages 14-18) Michael is a stocky and strong 2-way prospect. At 3B, Michael has a clean exchange, makes accurate throws to first, and makes good double play feeds. Continuing to work on his prep step and present a low/early glove will allow him to work from the ground up. At the plate, Michael starts in a tall stance and loads his hands back into the drive position. He creates rhythm in his hands and uses his lower half. Continuing to attack the inside part of the ball and staying balanced through contact will allow him to keep his front side from opening up. On the bump, Michael gathers over the rubber, separates on time, and keeps his eyes on his target. Continuing to work north to south and driving his back leg toward the plate will allow him to consistently pound the bottom part of the zone. Michael will continue to improve with experience and we hope to see his progress in the future.

01/12/2018 - Baseball Factory National Spring Training at Pirate City Michael is a lean RHP/C that will graduate in 2020. On the mound, delivery is sound/repeatable through a strong balance point. Fastball shows a range of 70-73 mph. Breaking ball displays 10/4 shape with gradual break. He maintains arm speed on his changeup, showing a feel for pitch. Getting on a long toss program to develop more arm strength will aid in improving abilities on the mound. Behind the plate, feet are aggressive and active as he works in line to his target, through a clean transfer/exchange. Pop times show a range of 2.53 - 2.63 with accuracy on his throws. Times will continue to drop as he works to get rid of the baseball quicker. Glove action is soft and he sticks it in the zone. He utilizes his body well through the blocking process but needs to work to get down quicker. At the plate, he shows a tall setup. Hands are loose and work through an aggressive approach. He shows a feel for the barrel with power showing best to the pull side. Power will increase as he utilizes his lower half more efficiently. With 2 years to further develop, Michael has abilities with time and room to progress his game.

Profile

Michael Canning New Canaan, CT info@factoryathletics.com 800-641-4487 @baseballfactory
Primary Position RHP
Grad Year 2020 Secondary Position 3B
High School Greens Farms Academy Bats Right
Height 6'0'' Throws Right
Weight 185 LBS Arm 74 mph
60 YD 7.80

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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