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Team Florida ID Games - Tampa Bay: Player Analysis


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PBR Florida Staff

The Team Florida ID Games - Tampa Bay took place Wednesday, July 13th at Jack Russell Stadium in Clearwater, FL. The event featured players from the 2024-2027 classes participating in a pro-style workout followed by gameplay in front of the PBR Florida Scouting Staff.

To view the stats from the event, check out our Stats StoryToday we will break down each player in attendance with scouting reports. We will highlight the top 5 performers as well as the best of the rest.

Top 5 Performers

Rocco DeMarinis 1B / 3B / Plant, FL / 2024

Positional Profile: 1B/3B
Body: 6-foot, 180-pounds. Large physical frame.
Defense: Average hands, steady footwork.
Arm: RH. INF - 80 mph. Quick, 3/4 arm slot.
Hit: RHH. Slightly open, wide base. Upright setup. Controlled leg kick, on time with quick hands. Level and compact swing.
Power: 98.5 mph exit velocity. Hard contact, up the middle approach.
Run: 7.66 runner in the 60. 

 

 

Cayden Hessemyer SS / RHP / Steinbrenner, FL / 2024

Positional Profile: SS/RHP
Body: 5-foot-10, 170-pounds. Lean, athletic frame.
Defense: Steady and athletic footwork.
Arm: RH. INF - 90 mph. Loose and quick, low 3/4 arm action.
Hit: RHH. Upright setup, slightly open. Quick hands, level to uphill path.
Power: 94.2 mph exit velocity. Works the entire field. Hard contact.
Run: 7.10 runner in the 60. 

 

 

Chase Nystrom RHP / OF / JW Mitchell , FL / 2024

Positional Profile: OF/RHP
Body: 6-foot-1, 165-pounds. Wiry, athletic frame.
Defense: Quick athletic feet. Attacks the ball out front.
Arm: RH. OF - 93 mph. Over the top arm action. Above average arm.
Hit: RHH. Wide balanced base. Short path. Hands stay inside the ball with present bat speed.
Power: 89.9 mph exit velocity. Line drive contact, gap to gap.
Run: 6.87 runner in the 60. 

Delivery: Athletic drop and drive delivery.
Arm Action: RH. Quick over the top arm action.
FB: T87.9, 86-87 mph. Heavy ride up in the zone.
CB: 74-76 mph. Flashes sharp break.

 

 

Kaden Waechter SS / 3B / Jesuit, FL / 2026

Positional Profile: SS/3B/RHP
Body: 6-foot, 155-pounds. Athletic, lengthy frame. Potential for physical development.
Defense: Athletic footwork, soft hands.
Arm: RH. INF - 75 mph. Quick transfers, low 3/4 arm action.
Hit: RHH. Narrow base, upright setup. Quick hands, level path. Compact and loose.
Power: 84.7 mph exit velocity. Up the middle approach.
Run: 7.49 runner in the 60. 

Delivery: Drop and drive action. Soft downhill.
Arm Action: RH. Loose and long arm action. High 3/4 arm slot.
FB: T79.8, 76-79 mph. Slight running action.
CB: 70-71 mph. Sharp 12/6 movement. Wipeout pitch potential.

 

 

Jordan Yost SS / 2B / Sickles, FL / 2025

Positional Profile: SS/2B
Body: 5-foot-10, 140-pounds. Athletic, lean frame.
Defense: Steady footwork, soft hands. Clean transfers.
Arm: RH. INF - 79 mph. Side arm slot.
Hit: LHH. Slightly open base, balanced and upright setup. Quick hands, loose action. Level path.
Power: 83.7 mph exit velocity. Works middle and opposite field.
Run: 7.17 runner in the 60. 

 

 

 

Best of the Rest

Nicholas Curbelo OF / RHP / Parrish Community, FL / 2025

Positional Profile: OF/RHP
Body: 6-foot-1, 185-pounds. Tall and athletic frame.
Defense: Athletic movements, steady footwork.
Arm: RH. OF - 86 mph. 3/4 arm slot, loose action.
Hit: RHH. Upright, balanced setup. Controlled toe tap load. Quick hands, level path.
Power: 88.7 mph exit velocity. Up the middle approach.
Run: 7.20 runner in the 60. 

Delivery: Drop and drive action, up-tempo.
Arm Action: RH. Compact, high 3/4 slot.
FB: T80.7, 77-80 mph. Heavy running action.
CB: 63-66 mph. Tight 12/6 movement.

 

Jon Embury C / 3B / Venice, FL / 2024

Positional Profile: C/3B
Body: 6-foot, 180-pounds. Athletic, lean frame.
Defense: 2.01-2.08 pop times. Quick feet behind plate.
Arm: RH. C - 75 mph. Easy arm action, high 3/4 slot.
Hit: RHH. Upright, balanced setup. Toe tap load, active in box. Quick level path.
Power: 91.2 mph exit velocity. Line drive hitter, up the middle approach.
Run: 7.38 runner in the 60. 

 

Connor Fulmino OF / RHP / Plant, FL / 2025

Positional Profile: OF
Body: 5-foot-10, 165-pounds. Athletic, lean physical frame.
Defense: Soft hands, quick feet.
Arm: RH. OF - 88 mph. Quick high 3/4 arm action.
Hit: RHH. Wide base, upright setup. Easy, loose actions. Level to uphill path.
Power: 90.6 mph exit velocity. Up the middle, line drive approach.
Run: 7.00 runner in the 60. 

 

Brock Golden RHP / OF / Osceola Fundamental, FL / 2025

Positional Profile: RHP
Body: 6-foot-1, 150-pounds. Tall, lean frame.

Delivery: Segmented drop and drive action.
Arm Action: RH. High 3/4 arm slot, compact extension.
FB: T81, 77-79 mph. Running action with slight sinking action.
CH: 74-76 mph. Fading action, maintains the bottom of the zone.

 

Cameron Guise 2B / RHP / Sickles, FL / 2024

Positional Profile: 2B/RHP
Body: 5-foot-11, 165-pounds. Lean frame.
Defense: Choppy, quick feet.
Arm: RH. INF - 85 mph. Side arm slot.
Hit: RHH. Slight wide base, upright setup. Toe tap load. Quick hands on level plane.
Power: 93.6 mph exit velocity. Up the middle approach. Hard contact.
Run:  runner in the 60. 

Delivery: Up-tempo drop and drive action.
Arm Action: RH. High 3/4 arm slot. Loose and long.
FB: T84.8, 82-84 mph. Sinking action.
CB: 70-72 mph. 12/6 movement, sharp action.
CH: 77-78 mph. Fading action.

 

Alan Hernandez SS / TNXL Academy, FL / 2026

Positional Profile: SS
Body: 5-foot-4, 130-pounds. Small frame.
Defense: Steady footwork, quick feet.
Arm: RH. INF - 73 mph. Low 3/4 arm slot, loose action.
Hit: RHH. Upright setup, slight pre-load. Uppercutting action, quick hands.
Power: 79.3 mph exit velocity. Up the middle, line drive approach.
Run: 7.62 runner in the 60. 

 

Kendall Hoffman 3B / RHP / Seminole, FL / 2024

Positional Profile: 3B/RHP
Body: 6-foot-3, 145-pounds. Tall, wiry and light frame.
Defense: Quick feet, average hands.
Arm: RH. INF - 83 mph. Quick, loose action at 3/4 slot.
Hit: RHH. Upright setup, slightly open base. Quick level swing. Compact actions.
Power: 88.2 mph exit velocity. Up the middle flyball approach.
Run: 7.83 runner in the 60. 

Delivery: Deliberate tall and fall action.
Arm Action: RH. Loose and long, high 3/4 slot.
FB: T81.7, 80-81 mph. Sinking action.
CB: 67-72 mph. Sharp, late break, 12/6 action.

 

Jaden Kostura 3B / C / Jupiter Christian, FL / 2025

Positional Profile: 3B/C
Body: 5-foot-6, 150-pounds. Medium, compact frame.
Defense: 2.12-2.19 pop times. Choppy footwork at INF, quick feet. Quick feet, staggered setup- C.
Arm: RH. C - 70 mph. INF - 73 mph. Quick, 3/4 arm slot at INF. Over the top action at C.
Hit: RHH. Pre-loaded, upright setup. Toe tap load. Uphill path.
Power: 85.1 mph exit velocity. Line drive, up the middle approach.
Run: 7.47 runner in the 60. 

 

Hunter Maddox SS / 2B / Indian Rocks, FL / 2025

Positional Profile: SS/2B
Body: 5-foot-9, 150-pounds. Athletic, lean frame. Potential for continued physical development.
Defense: Fields ball deep, average footwork.
Arm: RH. INF - 77 mph. Low 3/4 arm slot
Hit: RHH. Upright, balanced setup.  Quick hands, level path.
Power: 93.2 mph exit velocity. Up the middle approach.
Run: 7.86 runner in the 60. 

 

Cole Morgan C / OF / Vero Beach , FL / 2025

Positional Profile: C/OF
Body: 5-foot-8, 160-pounds. Athletic, lean physical frame.
Defense: 2.04-2.12 pop times. Staggered setup, quick feet behind plate.
Arm: RH. C - 76 mph. High 3/4 arm slot.
Hit: RHH. Upright setup, slight wide base. Small leg kick, quick hands. Fluid and compact level path.
Power: 86.9 mph exit velocity. Up the middle, line drive approach.
Run: 7.56 runner in the 60. 

 

Daniel Padilla OF / 1B / TNXL Academy, FL / 2027

Positional Profile: OF/1B
Body: 6-foot, 170-pounds. Athletic, wiry frame.
Defense: Athletic footwork.
Arm: LH. INF - 70 mph. OF - 72 mph. High 3/4 slot, long actions.
Hit: LHH. Slight open base, upright setup. Toe tap load. Quick hands, level path.
Power: 88.2 mph exit velocity. Up the middle approach. Line drive hitter.
Run: 8.05 runner in the 60. 

 

Isaac Padilla 3B / RHP / Lake Brantley, FL / 2024

Positional Profile: 3B/RHP
Body: 6-foot-2, 195-pounds. Large frame.
Defense: Quick feet, covers ground.
Arm: RH. INF - 73 mph. Easy low 3/4 action.
Hit: RHH. Upright, balanced setup. Level to downhill path.
Power: 86.7 mph exit velocity. Line drive, works all parts of the field.
Run: 7.64 runner in the 60. 

Delivery: Tall and fall action.
Arm Action: RH. Compact extension, over the top slot.
FB: T78.7, 77-78 mph. Easy FB, slight run.
CB: 67-69 mph. Tight 11/5 movement.
CH: 69-73 mph. Fading action arm side.

 

Jordan Smith OF / 2B / Samuel W. Wolfson, FL / 2024

Positional Profile: OF/2B/RHP
Body: 6-foot, 141-pounds. Athletic, wiry frame.
Defense: Athletic and consistent footwork.
Arm: RH. OF - 85 mph. Low 3/4 arm slot. Loose and quick arm action.
Hit: RHH. Upright, balanced setup. Foot down early. Quick hands, compact and loose. Level path.
Power: 80.4 mph exit velocity. Up the middle approach. Line drive/groundball hitter.
Run: 7.13 runner in the 60. 

Delivery: Drop and drive action.
Arm Action: RH. Long and loose arm action. High 3/4 arm slot.
FB: T79.4, 74-79 mph. Slight arm side run.
CB: 68-70 mph. 11/5 action

 

Xavier Terrell OF / 1B / Lakewood, FL / 2025

Positional Profile: OF/1B
Body: 6-foot-1, 185-pounds. Large, athletic physical frame.
Defense: Athletic footwork in OF.
Arm: RH. INF - 76 mph. OF - 80 mph. Long 3/4 arm slot.
Hit: RHH. Wide base, upright setup. Quick hands, level path.
Power: 90.5 mph exit velocity. Up the middle approach.
Run: 6.92 runner in the 60. 

 

Carson VanSweden LHP / 1B / Northside Christan , FL / 2024

Positional Profile: LHP
Body: 5-foot-9, 210-pounds. Stocky frame.

Delivery: Quick downhill, drop and drive action.
Arm Action: LH. Loose high 3/4 slot.
FB: T77.7, 74-77 mph. Running action, heavy FB.
CB: 64-69 mph. Tight spin.

 

Cameron Wood RHP / 3B / Newsome, FL / 2025

Positional Profile: RHP
Body: 5-foot-11, 195-pounds. Stocky frame.

Delivery: Segmented, drop and drive action.
Arm Action: RH. High 3/4 slot.
FB: T77.6, 75-77 mph. Straight, slight run.

 

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

SHOWCASE STATE DATE LOCATION
Gulf Coast Open FL 08/20 MGM Park - Biloxi, MS
Jacksonville State Games Tryout FL 08/20 Bolles
South FL State Games Tryout FL 08/21 Stoneman Douglas
Tampa State Games Tryout FL 08/27 Berkeley Prep
Orlando State Games Tryout FL 08/28 Lake Brantley
2022 Senior State Games (Invite-Only) FL 09/24 Jackie Robinson Ballpark
2022 Sophomore State Games (Invite-Only) FL 10/08 Jackie Robinson Ballpark
2022 Junior State Games (Invite-Only) FL 10/15 Jackie Robinson Ballpark
2022 Rising Stars State Games (Invite-Only) FL 10/29 Jackie Robinson Ballpark