Upon arrival all players will check in and be assigned a number. The number will be written on the top of their throwing hand. After all players are checked in, introductions and instruction will begin. Players will be ranked on a scale of 1-10 with 10 being the highest in the areas below.

There will be approximately 25 players in each group. Evaluations will take approximately 90 minutes. If a player does not want to be evaluated for pitching or catching, they may leave after Batting, Infield, Outfield and Running.

1. A dynamic warm-up led by evaluators

2. Hitting- 8 quality pitches/swings
a. Players will be given soft toss pitches to warm up while waiting for their turn at bat   
b. On their final swing, hitter will have a timed run from home plate to 2nd base

3. Running
a. Timed 40-yard dash in right field

4. Infield
a. ~5 ground balls from short stop

  • 2 balls directly at them
  • 2 balls to the side
  •  1 slow roller

b. All throws will be to 3rd base

5. Outfield

  • ~5 flyballs from right field
  • Players should make strong throw to 3rd base

6. Catching
a. Players will be thrown 4-5 pitches to gauge receiving
b. Players will be thrown 3-4 pitches in the dirt to gauge blocking
c. Players will be thrown 3 pitches to throw down to 2nd base - these throws will be timed with starting time when the ball hits the catcher’s mitt and stopped when it reaches 2nd base)

7. Pitching
a. Players will throw a total of 8 pitches on a bullpen mound to an L Screen with strike out zone
b. Pitches will be tracked with speed radar
c. Players will throw (stretch or full wind up):

  • 2 pitches low and away
  • 2 pitches up and in
  • 2 pitches low and in
  • 2 pitches up and away

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North Wake Baseball

The Factory Baseball Complex is located at:
1845 Grandmark Street
Wake Forest, NC 27587

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