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Junior Future Games ID Series - Lakeland: Player Analysis


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PBR Florida Staff

The Junior Future Games ID Series - Lakeland took place Saturday, April 17th at George Jenkins HS in Lakeland. The event featured players from the 2025-2026 classes participating in a pro-style workout followed by pitcher bullpens. This event is used as a qualifier for Team Florida at the 2021 PBR Junior Future Games at LakePoint.

If you missed our Stats Story, featuring complete statistics of every player in attendance, CLICK HERE. Today, we will share with you our Player Analysis from the Junior Future Games ID - Lakeland. Complete scouting reports on each player attendance breaking down their tools. Take a look.

Player Analysis

Matt Altman RHP / 3B / Undecided, FL / 2026

Position: RHP/3B

Body: 5-foot-7, 180-pound ['solid'].

Hit: (RHH) Started in an active stance with a big load, then used a leg kick. Quick bat speed. High finish, level swing. Line drive approach.

Power: 84 mph exit velocity, average 71.17 mph.

Defense:  (IF) Developing hands, choppy footwork, lengthy exchange. Raw.  Laterally, movements were developing and fielded the ball out front.

Arm: 75 mph infield velocity. Longer arm action, high ¾ slot, consistent accuracy.

Speed: 8.69 (60-yard).

Pitching: Capable. Tall-and-fall delivery, decent effort. High ¾ arm angle, consistent arm speed, longer arm action. Strong balance point, in line shoulders, lands soft, a clean finish.

FB: T78. 75-78 mph. (Max spin 2075;  Avg 1963). Consistent accuracy, sharp movement.

CB: 55-60 mph. Around the zone command, gradual action, 11/5 shape. (Max spin 2056; Avg 1893).

CH: 68-71 mph. Arm side command, late action, heavy movement.


Brady Blanks C / 3B / Dwyer, FL / 2025

Position: C/SS

Body: 6-foot, 165-pound ['lean', 'projectable'].

Hit: (RHH) Started in a balanced athletic stance with a smooth load, then used a controlled stride. Above average bat speed. Good extension on his finish, short level swing. Gap to gap approach.

Power: 88 mph exit velocity, average 72.73 mph. Ranks #1 with ev at the event.

Defense: (C) 2.25-2.43 pop times. Soft consistent hands, fluid rhythmic footwork, clean exchange. Projectable. Staggered setup with average flexibility. (IF) Sure hands, athletic rhythmic footwork, quick natural exchange. Athletic.  Laterally, movements were average and fielded the ball out front.

Arm: 74 mph infield velocity. 70 mph catcher velocity. Loose arm action, high ¾ slot, consistent accuracy.

Speed: 7.85 (60-yard).


Christian Clarke SS / C / Carrollwood Day, FL / 2025

Position: SS/C

Body: 6-foot, 170-pound ['lean', 'athletic'].

Hit: (RHH) Starts in an athletic stance with a slow load, then uses a short stride. Quick bat speed. Good extension on his finish, short loose swing. Gap to gap approach.

Power: 85 mph exit velocity, average 71.19 mph.

Defense: (C) 2.08-2.28 pop times. Twitchy hands, athletic quick footwork, quick clean exchange. Solid. Flexible setup with above average flexibility. (IF) Twitchy sure hands, quick rhythmic footwork, fluid exchange. Projectable.  Movements laterally were quick and he fields the ball out front.

Arm: 79 mph infield velocity. 77 mph catcher velocity. Very quick arm action, ¾ slot, consistent accuracy.

Speed: 6.90 (60-yard).


Miles Coller C / RHP / River Ridge , FL / 2025

Position: C/RHP

Body: 5-foot-10, 200-pound ['sturdy', 'physical'].

Hit: (RHH) Began in a tall stance with a compact load, then used a big leg kick. Efficient bat speed. High finish, upward swing. Pull side approach.

Power: 83 mph exit velocity, average 70.42 mph.

Defense: (C) 2.28-2.34 pop times. Sure hands, fluid developing footwork, quick exchange. Capable. Calm setup with some flexibility. (IF) Developing hands, choppy footwork, natural exchange.  Laterally, movements were developing and fielded the ball out front.

Arm: 72 mph infield velocity. 69 mph catcher velocity. Long arm action, an-over-the-top slot, consistent accuracy.

Speed: 8.46 (60-yard).

Pitching: Projectable. Drop-and-drive delivery, decent effort. Over-the-top arm angle, consistent arm speed, loose arm action. Tall balance point, in line shoulders, lands square, a falling off finish.

FB: T78. 76-78 mph. (Max spin 2021;  Avg 1973). Consistent accuracy, tight action.

CB: 65-68 mph. Arm side control, late action, 11/5 shape. (Max spin 1944; Avg 1891).


Romolo DeCenzo C / RHP / IMG Academy, FL / 2026

Position: C/RHP

Body: 5-foot-10, 140-pound ['projectable', 'lanky'].

Hit: (RHH) Began in an athletic active stance with a quick compact load, then used a leg kick. Developing bat speed. Level finish, short simple swing. Line drive approach.

Power: 73 mph exit velocity, average 64.76 mph.

Defense: (C) 2.41-2.72 pop times. Soft hands, smooth footwork, clean natural exchange. Smooth. Some flexibility and wide setup.

Arm: 64 mph catcher velocity. Compact arm action, high ¾ slot, consistent accuracy.

Speed: 8.83 (60-yard).

Pitching: Confident. Tall-and-fall delivery, high effort. High ¾ arm angle, quick arm speed, compact arm action. Consistent balance point, downhill shoulders, lands square, an upright finish.

FB: T65. 63-65 mph. (Max spin 2019;  Avg 1730). In the zone accuracy, running action, sharp movement.

CB: 54-57 mph. Low in the zone control, gradual action, 12/6 shape. (Max spin 2025; Avg 1821).

CH: Arm side control, late action, heavy movement.


JL Gomez SS / 2B / Undecided, FL / 2026

Position: SS/2B

Body: 5-foot-1, 91-pound ['projectable'].

Hit: (LHH) Began in an athletic balanced stance with a smooth load, then used a toe tap. Efficient bat speed. Good extension on his finish, simple level swing. Line drive approach.

Power: 72 mph exit velocity, average 51.81 mph.

Defense:  (IF) Soft consistent hands, smooth rhythmic footwork, packing clean exchange. Projectable.  Fields the ball out front, movements laterally were athletic.

Arm: 58 mph infield velocity. Short arm action, high ¾ slot, consistent accuracy.

Speed: 8.63 (60-yard).


Madden James OF / N/A, FL / 2026

Position: OF

Body: 5-foot-6, 135-pound ['athletic'].

Hit: (RHH) Begins in a wide stance with a choppy load, then uses a big leg kick. Developing bat speed. Good extension on his finish, long level swing. Aggressive approach.

Power: 83 mph exit velocity, average 72.22 mph.

Defense:  (OF) Consistent hands, rhythmic quick footwork, clean exchange. Athletic.  Movements laterally were twitchy and he fields the ball to the side.

Arm: 72 mph outfield velocity. Compact arm action, high ¾ slot, consistent accuracy.

Speed: 7.77 (60-yard).

Pitching: Capable. Up-tempo delivery, some effort. High ¾ arm angle, some arm speed, compact arm action. Strong balance point, in line shoulders, lands open, an athletic finish.

FB: T73. 70-73 mph. (Max spin 2027;  Avg 1915). Consistent accuracy, slight running action.

CB: 60-63 mph. Around the zone command, slight action, 11/5 shape. (Max spin 1671; Avg 1591).


Cameron Kessell RHP / 1B / Home School , FL / 2025

Position: RHP/1B

Body: 6-foot-1, 220-pound ['mature', 'physical'].

Hit: (RHH) Starts in a balanced tall stance with a smooth controlled load, then uses a short stride. Above average bat speed. High finish, loose swing. Gap to gap approach.

Power: 87 mph exit velocity, average 80.44 mph. 3rd highest at the event.

Defense:  (IF) Consistent hands, developing footwork, natural exchange. Capable.  Movements laterally were average and he fields the ball out front.

Arm: 78 mph infield velocity. Quick arm action, high ¾ slot, decent accuracy.

Speed: 7.72 (60-yard).

Pitching: Projectable. Up-tempo delivery, high effort. Over-the-top arm angle, consistent arm speed, loose arm action. Tall balance point, in line shoulders, lands soft, a recoil finish.

FB: T80. 77-80 mph. (Max spin 2018;  Avg 1947). Consistent accuracy, hard action.

CB: 66-69 mph. Consistent command, late action, 11/5 shape. (Max spin 2055; Avg 2036).

CH: 71-73 mph. In the zone command, fading action, heavy movement.

SL: (Max spin 2126; Avg 2088).


Giovanni Mejia SS / OF / South Plantation, FL / 2025

Position: SS/OF

Body: 5-foot-4, 126-pound ['athletic', 'lean'].

Hit: (RHH) Started in a balanced stance with a high controlled load, then used a leg kick. Quick bat speed. Good extension on his finish, simple level swing. Line drive approach.

Power: 83 mph exit velocity, average 68.70 mph.

Defense:  (IF) Twitchy sure hands, athletic rhythmic footwork, clean fluid exchange. Projectable. (OF) Sure hands, consistent fluid footwork, quick exchange. Solid.  Laterally, movements were athletic and fielded the ball out front.

Arm: 74 mph infield velocity. 73 mph outfield velocity. Quick arm action, high ¾ slot, consistent accuracy.

Speed: 8.53 (60-yard).


Makhi Mills SS / OF / Lakewood, FL / 2025

Position: SS/OF

Body: 5-foot-5, 125-pound ['athletic', 'projectable'].

Hit: (Switch) Begins in an athletic balanced stance with a controlled load, then uses a short stride. Developing bat speed. High finish, short swing. Aggressive approach.

Power: 63 mph exit velocity, average 57.32 mph.

Defense:  (IF) Soft consistent hands, choppy rhythmic footwork, clean fluid exchange. Athletic. (OF) Sure hands, consistent rhythmic footwork, natural exchange. Projectable.  Movements laterally were quick and he fields the ball out front.

Arm: 69 mph infield velocity. 75 mph outfield velocity. Longer arm action, an-over-the-top slot, consistent accuracy.

Speed: 7.91 (60-yard).

Pitching: Capable. Tall-and-fall delivery, decent effort. High ¾ arm angle, good arm speed, loose arm action. Athletic balance point, in line shoulders, lands open, a recoil finish.

FB: T69. 67-69 mph. (Max spin 1556;  Avg 1472). In the zone accuracy, tight movement.

CB: 49-52 mph. Low in the zone control, gradual action, 12/6 shape. (Max spin 1665; Avg 1483).

CH: 59-63 mph. Arm side control, fading action.


Kasey Mink OF / RHP / Palm Harbor University, FL / 2026

Position: OF/RHP

Body: 5-foot-3, 120-pound ['lean', 'projectable'].

Hit: (RHH) Starts in a wide balanced stance with a small load, then uses a small leg kick. Developing bat speed. Good extension on his finish, level swing. Line drive approach.

Power: 76 mph exit velocity, average 66.61 mph.

Defense:  (OF) Consistent hands, choppy rhythmic footwork, clean natural exchange. Confident.  Fields the ball out front, movements laterally were twitchy.

Arm: 73 mph outfield velocity. Loose arm action, high ¾ slot, consistent accuracy.

Speed: 8.21 (60-yard).

Pitching: Solid. Up-tempo delivery, decent effort. High ¾ arm angle, good arm speed, loose arm action. Tall balance point, even shoulders, lands square, a clean finish.

FB: T72. 71-72 mph. (Max spin 2128;  Avg 2020). Consistent accuracy, hard action.

CB: 61-62 mph. Glove side command, late action, 12/6 shape. (Max spin 2215; Avg 2123).


Michael Pastrana OF / 3B / Hagerty, FL / 2025

Position: OF/3B

Body: 5-foot-8, 165-pound ['solid', 'physical'].

Hit: (RHH) Begins in a balanced stance with a slow load, then uses a toe tap. Efficient bat speed. High finish, uphill swing. Gap to gap approach.

Power: 84 mph exit velocity, average 76.55 mph.

Defense:  (IF) Sure hands, developing footwork, packing exchange. Raw. (OF) Sure hands, choppy rhythmic footwork, natural exchange. Capable.  Fields the ball out front, movements laterally were average.

Arm: 66 mph infield velocity. 69 mph outfield velocity. Longer arm action, an-over-the-top slot, decent accuracy.

Speed: 8.18 (60-yard).


Ismael Rivera LHP / OF / Harmony, FL / 2025

Position: LHP/OF

Body: 5-foot-5, 120-pound.

Pitching: Projectable. Tall-and-fall delivery, easy effort. ¾ arm angle, consistent arm speed, loose arm action. Athletic balance point, in line shoulders, lands square, a clean finish.

FB: T69. 67-69 mph. (Max spin 2062;  Avg 1947). Arm side accuracy, slight running action.

CB: 60-62 mph. Low in the zone control, tight action, 1/7 shape. (Max spin 1978; Avg 1925).

CH: 63-64 mph. Arm side control, fading action, heavy movement.


Christian Sheffield 2B / OF / Tampa Preparatory, FL / 2026

Position: 2B/OF

Body: 5-foot-7, 140-pound ['lean', 'projectable'].

Hit: (RHH) Began in a tall active stance with a choppy load, then used a quick stride. Efficient bat speed. High finish, simple swing. Gap to gap approach.

Power: 81 mph exit velocity, average 72.03 mph.

Defense:  (IF) Consistent hands, smooth footwork, clean exchange. Advanced.  Laterally, movements were quick and fielded the ball out front.

Arm: 64 mph infield velocity. Longer arm action, high ¾ slot, consistent accuracy.

Pitching: Capable. Tilt-and-topple delivery, high effort. High ¾ arm angle, developing arm speed, longer arm action. Tall balance point, uphill shoulders, lands square, an upright finish.

FB: T71. 68-71 mph. (Max spin 1999;  Avg 1821). Arm side accuracy, hard action.

CB: 57-60 mph. Low in the zone command, slurvey action, 10/4 movement. (Max spin 1791; Avg 1644).

SP: 62-63 mph. Decent command, late action, heavy movement.


Christopher Tomlin C / 1B / Jewett Academy, FL / 2025

Position: C/1B

Body: 5-foot-11, 175-pound ['lanky', 'long'].

Hit: (RHH) Started in a tall active stance with a tight load, then used a quick stride. Above average bat speed. Level finish, loose simple swing. Aggressive approach.

Power: 86 mph exit velocity, average 65.66 mph.

Defense: (C) 2.49-2.75 pop times. Firm hands, developing footwork, natural exchange. Raw. Staggered setup with some flexibility. (IF) Consistent hands, choppy footwork, quick exchange. Capable.  Fields the ball out front, movements laterally were developing.

Arm: 69 mph infield velocity. 66 mph catcher velocity. Longer arm action, high ¾ slot, consistent accuracy.

Speed: 8.84 (60-yard).

 

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