Underclass Games Outfield Analysis


Brian Walker
Arkansas Scouting Director

Underclass Games (Invite Only)An in depth look at the Outielders from the Underclass Games at Arvest Park July 17th, 2018.

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JT Bardwell, 2021 LHP/OF Lake Hamilton HS, 6-Foot-1, 151-Pound frame, lean body, ran a 7.33, offensively; simple load, simple set up,  hands back at foot strike, bat speed to middle of field, loses contact with ground at contact, middle of the field approach, short finish with, 82 mph exit velo, defensively; attacks ball fields inside right, high transfer, big crow hop, long slot, over the top slot,  big wind up to throw, carry to throw, 83 mph arm strength.

Sawyer Bentley, 2021 OF Jonesboro HS, 6-Foot-1, 160-Pound frame, athletic body with room to fill, ran a 6.94, offensively; open stance, leg lift to stride, closed stride, bat speed to contact, backside works underneath, loses contact with the ground in front foot, big extension to middle, pull side power, 86 mph exit velo, defensively; attacks ball, fields outside left, solid footwork, long stroke, over the top slot, minimal push to slot, good carry to throw, 83 mph arm strength.

Cooper Combs, 2021 OF Springdale HS, 5-foot-11, 170-Pound frame, present strength, ran a 7.10, offensively; open stance, open stride, little load, barrel cocked at foot strike, little lift to load, loses contact with ground at contact, barrel works to pull side, loft to swing, strength at contact, barrel accelerates to pull side, 90 mph exit velo, defensively; attacks ball, fields outside left, funnel to right hip, short stroke, over the top slot, arm side run, 81 mph arm strength.

Mason Dagley, 2020 OF Gravette HS, 5-Foot-8, 161-Pound frame, athletic body, ran a 7.19, offensively; simple set up, closed stride, backside works underneath, leverages ground to contact, back hip tilt at times, slight uphill to contact, big extension, middle of field approach, 84 mph exit velo, defensively; attacks ball, fields outside right, clean funnel to midline, good crow hop, good front side, push to throw, minimal carry, 70 mph arm strength.

Wade Farrish, 2021 OF/RHP Hector HS, 6-Foot-2, 160-Pound frame, long levered, ran a 7.57, offensively;open stance, leg lift to stride, closed land, minimal backside rotation, flat stroke, limited backside leverage to contact, good extension through contact, barrel works to pull side, 81 mph exit velo, defensively; attacks ball, fields outside left, funnel to right hip, arms swing clear head, push to throw, minimal carry, 72 mph arm strength.

Ryan Garrett, 2020 OF Catholic HS, 6-Foot-1, 175-Pound frame, physical body, ran a 7.15, offensively; simple load, simple stride, over rotates to contact, barrel trapped behind body, short finish, chest clears to hit, pull side power, strength at contact, finish to pull side, 90 mph exit velo, defensively; attacks ball, fields outside left, athletic actions, good crow hop, pure arm stroke, clean slot, good carry to throw, 83 mph arm strength.

 Satch Harris, 2020 RHP/OF Mountain Home HS, 5-Foot-11, 155-Pound frame, length to body, ran a 7.66, offensively; leg lift to stride, hands fall on lift, loses contact with ground to contact, rotates past contact, barrel to pull side, short finish, quick barrel, pull side approach, pull side power, minimal extension, 80 mph exit velo, defensively; attacks ball, fields outside left, funnel to right hip, run to crow hop, slight head clear to throw, average carry, 81 mph arm strength.

Cameron Jones, 2021 Of Tuckerman HS, 5-Foot-10, 160-Pound frame, athletic body, ran a 7.06, offensively; simple set up, minimal space between feet, leg lift to stride, barrel flat at foot strike, hands back, slight over rotation to hit, short stroke, cut across finish, pull side power, 78 mph arm strength, defensively; attacks ball, fields outside right foot, quick transfer quick release, low slot to throw, arm side run to plate, 77 mph arm strength.

Ben Keton, 2020 OF Tuckerman HS, 6-Foot-1, 145-Pound frame, athletic lean body, ran a 7.26, offensively; simple set up simple load, minimal space between feet, raises to contact, shoulders closed at foot strike, short swing, short finish, line drive approach, 67 mph exit velo, defensively; attacks ball, athletic actions, fields outside left, clean funnel, clean transfer, good feet to throw, clean arm stroke, arm strength to throw, 83 mph arm strength.

Matthew Magre, 2020 LHP/OF Fayetteville HS, 6-foot-0, 185-Pound frame, present strength, ran a 7.68, offensively; open stance, closed stride, barrel rhythm, back knee works underneath body, barrel works to pull side, flat extension, loft ot middle of field, quick barrel to pull side, gap to gap approach, 96 mph exit velo, defensively; attacks ball, fields outside right, high funnel, long arm swing, over the top slot, pure stroke, pure carry, 88 mph arm strength.

KJ Merriweather, 2020 OF Bryant HS, 6-foot-0, 160-Pound frame, athletic long levered body, ran a 6.71, offensively;  RH; toe tap to stride, barrel rhythm, even stride, loses contact with ground to contact, barrel works up to contact, flat stroke, 84 mph exit velo, LH; toe tap to stride, closed land with stride, loses contact with ground to contact, barrel works to pull side, short finish, defensively; attacks ball, running crow hop, fields inside left foot, two hand field, good crow hop, high arm slot, minimal carry, 73 mph arm strength.

Trevor McCuin, 2021 OF Farmington HS, 5-Foot-7, 132-Pound frame, strength to body, ran a 8.33, offensively; athletic set up hand load to lift, athletic stride, clears front hip early, lower half stays in ground, line drive swing, flat finish, gap to gap approach, 73 mph exit velo, defensively; Attacks ball fields outside left, runs several steps to crow hop, funnel to midline complete arm stroke, full circle average carry to throw, 63 mph arm strength.

Isaac Nowell, 2021 OF Little Rock Christian HS,  6-Foot-0, 165-Pound frame, ran a 7.19, offensively; RH: Leg Lift to hit simple load simple set up, slight back hip tilt to contact, minimal backside rotation, stays to contact, flat stroke, flat finish, pull side power, LH: leg lift to stride, minimal space at foot strike, lean back to clear barrel, minimal backside leverage, short finish, works around the ball,88 mph exit velo RHH, 73 mph LHH, defensively, attacks ball, fields inside left, funnel to right hip, long arm stroke, push to throw, arm side run, 73 mph arm strength.

AJ Reyes, 2021 OF Brookland HS, 5-Foot-8, 150-Pound frame, ran a 8.30, slender frame, offensively; even set up, high hands, leg lift to stride, closed landing, rotate past the ball, lose contact with the ground,cut across finish, short finish, line drive swing, 75 mph exit velo, defensively; attacks ball, fields of left side, funnel to right hip, minimal crow hop, big front side, average arm stroke with head lean to clear arm, minimal carry with arm side run,66 mph arm strength.

Colton Sagely, 2020 OF Greenwood HS, 5-foot-10, 176-Pound frame, present strength, ran a 6.97, offensively; leg lift to stride, barrel cocked at foot strike, back side works underneath, rotates past contact slightly, strength at impact, good extension to middle of field, 86 mph exit velo, defensively; fields outside left, short funnel, quick transfer, short stroke, push to throw, quick release, minimal carry,  74 mph arm strength.

Brayden Sites, 2020 OF Sheridan HS, 5-foot-11, 175-Pound frame, present strength. Ran a 7.40, offensively; leg lift to stride, even stride,hand load to lift,  minimal backside roationt, slight lean back to clear barrel, flat stroke, stays to contact, stays to middle of field,  86 mph exit velo, defensively; attacks ball, athletic actions, fields outside left funnel to right chest, true slot, good carry, minimal arm side run, underneath at times at release, 83 mph arm strength.

Walker Williams, 2020 LHP/OF Shiloh Christian HS, 5-Foot-11, 195-Pound frame, square body with present strength, ran a 8.00, offensively; open stance, even stride, hands back at foot strike, barrel cocked at foot strike, leverages ground, slight tilt with backside, short finish, loft to swing, power to pull side, 89 mph exit velo, defensively; attacks ball, short front side, fields outside right, clean funnel, short arm stroke, minimal crow hop, pure stroke, pure carry, 82 mph arm strength.