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John Saffold
2022 GRAD
 |  SS/2B, 3B, MIF
 |  Birmingham, AL
COMMITMENT
Best PG Grade
8
ABOUT PG GRADES
Bessemer Academy
5-10
  183
HIGH SCHOOL TEAM LAST PLAYED HEIGHT/WEIGHT
R/R
17 and 5 mos
BATS/THROWS AGE
PG EVENT RESULTS
74
FB VELO
7.07
60 YARD DASH
1.63
10 YARD SPLIT
75
IF VELO
82
EXIT VELO
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2020 Gulf Coast Prospect Showcase  
John Saffold is a 2022 2B/MIF with a 5-10 173 lb. frame from Birmingham, AL who attends Bessemer Academy. Medium and strong frame with strength present in his lower half, athletic. Ran a 7.18 second 60 yard dash. Primary infielder, stood out defensively in game action, slick fielding up the middle, works low and has a feel for the position, quick transfer to his barehand, accurate arm with developing arm strength. Right-handed hitter, sets up at the plate with an open and balanced stance, quickness to his hands, direct path to contact with a high finish, creates leverage and extends some, can work gap to gap and create backspin, will improve with reps and has a good foundation to improve upon. Good student.
PG CAREER PROGRESSION
+7 MPH
FB VELO SINCE 06/01/2017
-.08 SEC
60 TIME SINCE 08/10/2019
+2 MPH
IF VELO SINCE 08/10/2019
+0.59
DK IM SINCE 08/10/2019
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PERCENTILE RANKINGS
CLASS OF 2022 in the recorded year
CATEGORY TOP RESULT CLASS AVG PERCENTILE
FB 74 mph 75
39.05%
60 7.07 sec 7.36
76.66%
10 SPL 1.63 sec 1.75
83.35%
IF 75 mph 79
24.20%
CATEGORIES TOP RESULT CLASS AVG PERCENTILE
Exit Velo 82 mph 78
69.42%
CATEGORY TOP RESULT CLASS AVG PERCENTILE
Max Barrel Speed 62.206 mph 63.19
43.20%
Impact Momentum 22.878 23.97
31.21%
Max Acceleration 31.173 g’s 30.91
57.53%
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BEST SINGLE GAME STATS
BATTING STATSLAST OCCURRENCE
At bats: 4 Oct 03, 2020 vs. Syndicate baseball
Runs: 3 Aug 08, 2020 vs. Brigade Colt 45’s/Gray
Hits: 2 Oct 04, 2020 vs. BC Athletics 2022s
RBI's: 3 Jul 14, 2019 vs. Team Elite 15U Prospects
Doubles: 1 Oct 03, 2020 vs. Maximum Exposure
Triples: 1 May 30, 2019 vs. 5 Star 16U Blackie/Boz
Total bases: 3 May 30, 2019 vs. 5 Star 16U Blackie/Boz
Walks: 2 Mar 06, 2021 vs. SBO Varsity
SAC flies: 1 May 18, 2019 vs. East Cobb Braves 15U
Stolen bases: 4 Sep 12, 2020 vs. Mississippi Redsox
Hit by pitch: 1 Mar 05, 2021 vs. G-Form Artillery Upperclass
PITCHING STATSLAST OCCURRENCE
Inn. pitched: 2.2 Jun 02, 2019 vs. Game On Futures 16U
Runs allowed: 0 May 31, 2019 vs. Hobgood Braves
Earned runs: 0 Jun 02, 2019 vs. Game On Futures 16U
Hits allowed: 0 May 31, 2019 vs. Hobgood Braves
Strikeouts: 4 Jun 02, 2019 vs. Game On Futures 16U
Walks allowed: 1 May 31, 2019 vs. Hobgood Braves
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