RHP throwing 89-92 with 5 pitches, Collegiate Experience and Frontier League Draft Pick available in August 2022
Name: Michael Schalasky
DOB: January 9, 1997
Date Available: August 1, 2022Will Pay Flight
Positions: SP, RP
Positions (alt): 1B, C, RF
College: University of Indianapolis
As a pitcher, Michael features a four-seam fastball, sinker, slider, splitter and curve. The velocities on his pitches range from the high 80s to low 90s (fastball), the same for his sinker, low 80s (slider and splitter) and high 70s to low 80s (curve). He can serve as either a starter or reliever.
He was primarily a catcher through the completion of his high-school career, and he can also play first base and right field. He has good power at the plate.
Michael is a lead-by-example type of teammate with a very strong work ethic. He is very supportive of his teammates and brings a great deal of energy to the clubhouse and the dugout. He is the type who regularly shows up early and stays late to practices, always putting in extra work necessary for improvement. He continues to train regularly and play in competitive leagues to keep his skills sharp.
He also has coaching experience in his background, having worked with multiple development programs and been the junior varsity coach at the high school level. He would be interested in assisting a club’s coaching staff, as well.
1st-team CCL Blue
South Town Player of the Year
Batted .448 with 26 extra base hits and a team-leading 45 RBI
6-1 as a pitcher
Experience at NCAA Division II level in the U.S.
Pitched 58 innings as a freshman
Pitched 8.2 innings in conference semi-final game, allowing two runs and six hits while striking out nine
2017-19: Regular starting pitcher
Additional collegiate summer league experience
Michael wants to extend his playing career, experience new environments and help grow the game globally.
|2022||Junior Varsity Head Coach||Brother Rice High School||High School||I created practice plans, starting line ups, and pitching rotations. I specifically worked with pitchers and catchers. I created mobility warmups and throwing programs for all my players to help with becoming more efficient movers and help them improve arm strength.|
|2016||University of Indianapolis||5.74||11||1||58.0||73||43||28||8||48||37||4||3||0||1.741|
|2017||University of Indianapolis||7.03||7||0||48.2||55||40||23||4||43||38||4||3||0||1.603|
|2018||University of Indianapolis||5.92||9||0||59.1||66||59||28||6||48||39||5||4||1||1.584|
|2021||University of Indianapolis||4.63||1||0||11.2||14||8||9||1||9||6||1||0||0||1.971|