Name: Blake Carpenter
High School: Warren East
Hometown: Bowling Green, KY
High School Baseball Schedule: Warren East
Summer Team: Rivercats
FB: 80-82 mph CB: 72-75 CH: 71-75
60m: 7.11 sec Home to First: 4.65 sec Exit Velocity: 83 mph Position Velocity: OF 87
- Ranked 42nd overall by PBR Kentucky for the 2015 class.
- The 3rd ranked LHP in the state by PBR Kentucky for the 2015 class.
Prep Baseball Report:
6/17/14 - 5-foot-11, 185-pound prospect with athletic frame, uses long arm action through a high ¾ arm slot, online delivery with regular effort, showed the ability to consistently pound the strike zone with all pitches, fastball sat 80-82 mph touching 83 with some arm-side run on his two-seamer, showed a 12/6 curveball with tight spin that was 72-73 mph and a harder 76 mph slider/cutter with late action, changeup showed good sink and fade at 71-75 mph, solid 2015 pitching prospect.
As a position player, plays through the ball on the ground, clean exchange and throws show online carry from over the top release, accurate throws on the third base bag with good arm strength at 87 mph with carry. At the plate, hits from an open stance with a long stride, shows good use of lower half torque, quick hands generate bat speed through the zone, line drive type hitter with gap to gap approach, registered 83 mph exit velocity off the tee, ran 4.65 down the first base line from the left side, went 1-for-4 with a double and stolen base in game play, solid 2015 prospect.
Blake Carpenter is a 2015 LHP/1B, OF with a 6-0 185 lb. frame from Bowling Green, KY who attends Warren East. Carpenter has a lean build with room to fill out. Has medium arm action with a high 3/4 arm slot. Fastball has late running action and mixed in a 11/5 curveball which showed hard action at times, and a solid change up with good fading action. Has deceptive delivery and really hides ball well. Hit from a wide base, used a toe tap trigger to start swing. Strong lower half. Defensively, good arm strength from OF, ball carries out of hands, good fielding actions. Named to top prospect list. Outstanding student.
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- 2014 Underclass Honorable-Mention All-American.
- 2013-2014 Perfect Game Ohio Valley Showcase Top Prospect Team.
- 2014 All-District Team.
- A & B Honor Roll.