Prep Baseball Report

Tampa Catholic Scout Day: Standouts

Rocco Iervasi
PBR Florida Managing Director

The 2023 Tampa Catholic Scout Day took place November 18 at Tampa Catholic High School in Tampa, FL. The event featured players from the 2024-2027 classes participating in a pro-style workout and bullpens in front of the PBR Florida Scouting Staff.

Today we will highlight the standouts from the Tampa Catholic Scout Day with quick notes and video.


Cole Bitman 3B / C / TAMPA CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL, FL / 2026

Athletic switch hitter at 5-foot-11, 165 pounds. Bat speed from both sides of the plate but looked stronger from the left with pull-side power potential. Up to 89 across the infield and a best 2.08 pop time behind the plate.


Jackson Giovenco RHP / 1B / TAMPA CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL, FL / 2027

Strong bodied freshman at 5-foot-11, 180 pounds. Loose hands at the plate driving both gaps with power potential. Up to 80 on the mound for strikes with more to come.



Recent Ole Miss recruit impressed throughout the workout. 6-foot-1, 180 pounds. Switch hitter showed natural juice from the right side putting multiple balls out pull side in BP. Rangy defender with an above average arm.


Evan Juan C / 1B / Tampa Catholic , FL / 2027

5-foot-10, 180 pounds. Strong and physcial for class. Creates leverage at the plate with pull-side power potential. Developing arm strength in the field.


Charlie Parker LF / RHP / Tampa Catholic, FL / 2024

Athletic outfielder at 5-foot-11, 158 pounds. Quick hands at the plate, stays on the barrel working the pull side gap. Above average arm from the outfield.


Hershey Sanchez MIF / SS / Tampa Catholic, FL / 2024

5-foot-9, 155 pound middle infielder looks to have added strength in the weight room. Athletic mover up the middle with soft hands. Offensively, works uphill with feel for the barrel. Stays timed up to the pull side gap. Eckerd recruit.


Christian Serralles SS / 2B / Tampa Catholic, FL / 2026

5-foot-10, 140 pound switch hitter. Simple in the box with a line drive gap to gap approach. More to come as he adds strength.


Daniel Smythe OF / 3B / TAMPA CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL, FL / 2025

Physical bat at 6-foot, 180 pounds. Able to drive the gaps with pull-side power potential. 90 mph exit velo.


Dominic Woodward OF / 3B / Tampa Catholic, FL / 2025

Long, lanky frame at 6-foot-3, 180 pounds. Found barrels in BP working uphill to the pull-side gap. Put multiple balls out showing power potential at 96 mph exit velo. Above average arm in the field. Future Games Alum.



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