Belgian pitcher that needs some info from you guys


#1

Hi guys i’m Owen, i’m a 6"3-6"4 pitcher
My fastball averages from 80-83 mph with some decent movement.
Now i would like to know if i could Play college baseball with this. I know i’m nog going d1 with it but i’m thinking of junior college.
Thanks for your time


#2

It depends, can you locate it? Do you have at least one secondary pitch that you can command? What is your age?


#3

Yes i can locate it. I also have a slider and curvebal that i can locate ok chance up needs some work . I’m 18 and i’m in my last year of highschool
Here is some footage that could help


#4

Based on your size and what you have said, I would yes you can play college baseball at some level.


#5

Alright, thanks for helping me out


#6

I have seen this general guideline posted before:

What do college baseball scouts look for in a pitcher?

Division 1

  • Pitch velocity: 84 MPH consistently; up to 95+ MPH
  • Command of at least 3 pitches
  • ERA: below 2.00
  • At least 1 K per inning pitched
  • Walk less than 1 batter per 2 innings pitched

Division 2

  • Pitch velocity: 82 MPH – 90+ MPH
  • Control of one off-speed pitch and 1 additional pitch thrown to spots consistently
  • ERA: below 3.00
  • Around 1 K per 1 innings pitched
  • Walk around 1 batter per 2 innings pitcher

Division 3 and NAIA

  • Pitch velocity: 77 MPH – 82 MPH
  • Control of at least one off-speed pitch and developing another
  • Strike out to walk ratio of 1:1
  • ERA: 2.50–3.50

Junior College

  • Pitch velocity: 80 MPH consistently
  • 1 or less than 1 K per inning pitched
  • ERA: below 4.00

https://www.ncsasports.org/baseball/recruiting-guidelines


#7

Oh thanks this defenitely clears things up