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Ezequiel (Zeke) Balderas
2019 GRAD
 |  C/3B, RHP
 |  Ellsworth, IA
COMMITMENT
Best PG Grade
7
ABOUT PG GRADES
NATIONAL RANKING
IA STATE RANKING
High Follow 451
37 5
OVERALL
C
OVERALL
C
South Hamilton
6-0
  217
HIGH SCHOOL TEAM LAST PLAYED HEIGHT/WEIGHT
R/R
18 and 11 mos
18 and 5 mos
BATS/THROWS AGE Age at 2019 Draft
PG EVENT RESULTS
82
FB VELO
8.35
60 YARD DASH
1.95
10 YARD SPLIT
73
C VELO
2.15
C POP
80
EXIT VELO
LATEST PG SHOWCASE REPORT
2017 Midwest Underclass Showcase  
Ezequiel (Zeke) Balderas is a 2019 C/RHP with a 5-9 209 lb. frame from Ellsworth, IA who attends South Hamilton. Medium frame with broad shoulders and a solid build. Primary catcher with a low, side set stance while receiving the baseball. Gains ground while working out of crouch with smooth paced footwork. Loose, clean exchanges while working through transfer. Released from a compact three-quarters slot producing on line carry to the bag topping at 73 miles per hour, best workout pop time of 2.15. Right handed hitter with an upright, even stance and simple front side trigger. Works to contact with rotational lower half actions. Loose, extended path to baseball with a lifted barrel plane through extension. Flashed some strength at contact when on time and squared. Produced some carry off the barrel when creating separation at contact and working to the opposite field gap. Also pitched utilizing a smooth tempo side step delivery. Stays balanced at gather and works to the plate with drop and drive actions. Compact arm circle at take back and released from a three-quarters slot. Fastball showed some downhill plane to the plate in the mid 70's, topped at 76 miles per hour. Curveball had 11/5 shape with loose spin and some depth when staying on top of offering at extension. Worked quickly while on the mound and looked to challenge hitters in the bottom of the strike zone. Good student.
PG CAREER PROGRESSION
+6 MPH
FB VELO SINCE 08/11/2017
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PERCENTILE RANKINGS
CLASS OF 2019 in the recorded year
CATEGORY TOP RESULT CLASS AVG PERCENTILE
FB 82 mph 79
68.44%
60 8.35 sec 7.40
1.82%
10 SPL 1.95 sec 1.73
2.58%
C 73 mph 73
48.37%
Pop 2.15 sec 2.06
21.33%
CATEGORIES TOP RESULT CLASS AVG PERCENTILE
Exit Velo 80 mph 81
41.10%
CATEGORY TOP RESULT CLASS AVG PERCENTILE
Max Barrel Speed 64.511 mph 64.86
50.15%
Impact Momentum 23.482 24.06
41.37%
Max Acceleration 31.960 g’s 32.30
53.88%
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Max Barrel Speed (mph)
BEST SINGLE GAME STATS
BATTING STATSLAST OCCURRENCE
At bats: 3 Apr 13, 2019 vs. EMB 1
Runs: 1 Apr 13, 2019 vs. EMB 1
Hits: 1 Apr 13, 2019 vs. Iowa Select 2019 Sole/Frazier
RBI's: 3 Apr 06, 2019 vs. Iowa Sticks Marchant
Doubles: 1 Apr 06, 2019 vs. Iowa Sticks Marchant
Total bases: 2 Apr 06, 2019 vs. Iowa Sticks Marchant
Walks: 1 Apr 13, 2019 vs. Iowa Select 2019 Sole/Frazier
PITCHING STATSLAST OCCURRENCE
Inn. pitched: 2.1 Sep 15, 2017 vs. Cangelosi Sparks 2020 Black
Runs allowed: 1 Sep 15, 2017 vs. Cangelosi Sparks 2020 Black
Earned runs: 1 Sep 15, 2017 vs. Cangelosi Sparks 2020 Black
Hits allowed: 3 Sep 15, 2017 vs. Cangelosi Sparks 2020 Black
Strikeouts: 2 Sep 16, 2017 vs. Cangelosi Sparks 2019 Black
Walks allowed: 1 Sep 15, 2017 vs. Cangelosi Sparks 2020 Black
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