I went to a PBR event before i was ready this year to track my progress and had a horrible stat line lowest in pitching velo bottom 20 in throwing infield and Exit velo what are the next steps and will this effect my chances when i get better and go back in the future
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I think it's really no big deal as a 2026. You'll just have to do at least one more later to clear out the numbers. On the plus side, it's good to get a feel for the format/pressures of showcases. Keep grinding.
Now u have seen the competition. And u know what is possible.
Make it happen.
As others said, it probably won't matter as a 2026. Nobody is paying much attention to 2026s yet unless they're phenoms. Don't compare your numbers to the 2024s that were there, they are likely much more physically developed than you. Work to get into the upper range of guys in your class, don't worry about Seniors. That said, yes, you'll need to do another PBR event to clear those poor numbers. But don't be in a hurry, wait until you're ready & have numbers to show. I have a 2026 son, and he won't be doing a PBR until Spring of sophomore year at the earliest. Most kids wait until fall of junior year.
I know kids who did a PBR freshman year, before they were ready, and ended up in the same situation as you. Then they did the very next event to try & improve, with little to no change. Now they're stuck in a cycle of signing up for every PBR in the area to try & get marginal increases each time.
If you want to gauge where you stack up along the way, try a smaller showcase (non-PBR/PG) that doesn't publish the numbers.