Top Prospect Games: Right-Handed Pitcher Analysis


Phil Kerber
Georgia Scouting Director



The third annual invite-only Top Prospect Games took place on June 8th at LakePoint Sports in Emerson, GA. The event featured over 50 uncommitted 2022s. Prospects participated in a pro-style workout followed by simulated game play. We have already done a thorough inspection of the statistics collected from the event that can be viewed HERE.

Today, we will conclude the player analysis from the event with a look at the right-handed pitchers. Keep reading to view reports on the top-5 right-handed pitcher prospects in attendance, plus reports on the rest of the right-handed pitchers, listed alphabetically.

Top Right-Handed Pitcher Prospects

Nathan Dvorsky, Lambert (GA), 2022
Positional Profile: RHP
Body: 6-1, 185-pounds. Projectable frame, strong build, high waist.
Delivery: Tall and fall, controlled delivery, shoulders work uphill with a high front-side, works on-line, lands square, finishes crossing over. Mixes timing at balance point.
Arm Action: RH. Long, clean arm action, elite arm speed allows to get out front on time and work down hill, high 3/4 slot, repeatable.
FB: T90.46, 86.69-89.43 mph. Overpowering, heavy running action, induces swing and misses. T2282, 2128 average rpm.
CB: 77-80 mph. 12/6 shape, sharp, swing and miss pitch, feel for. T2514, 2396 average rpm.
CH: 78-79 mph. Heavy fade.

Cole Munhall, North Forsyth (GA), 2022
Positional Profile: RHP
Body: 6-0, 195-pounds. Strong, sturdy frame, durable frame, strength throughout.
Delivery: Stretch only, tall and fall delivery, gets down the mound with force, works on-line, lands square, finishes crossing over.
Arm Action: RH. Long arm action, wrist curl, with a quick draw on the backside, 3/4 slot, advanced arm speed.
FB: T89.41, 87.53-89.12 mph. Jumps out of hand, effective up in the zone, run and sink, overpowering. T2473, 2309 average rpm.
CB: 76-78 mph. 12/6 shape, good feel, throws for strikes.  T1819, 1766 average rpm.
CH: 82-85 mph. Heavy sink, good feel.

Trenton Burnett, Loganville (GA), 2022
Positional Profile: RHP
Body: 6-3, 170-pounds. Long, lanky frame, slender frame with broad shoulders, projectable.
Delivery: Clean tall and fall delivery, drives lower half, works on-line, lands square, finishes square to home.
Arm Action: RH. Arm works short with a short wrist curl on the back-side, 3/4 slot, good extension, quick arm speed.
FB: T90.11, 88.33-89.56 mph. Heavy fastball, running action, feel for to both sides of the plate. T2165, 1982 average rpm.
SL: 76-78 mph. Tight spin, downer action, confident in, throws to both sides of the plate. T2443, 2323 average rpm.
CH: 80-82 mph. Fade action.

Kayne Jinks, Franklin County (GA), 2022
Positional Profile: 3B/RHP
Body: 6-3, 210-pounds. Strong, projectable frame, room for more.
Delivery: Tilt and topple delivery, mixes timing at balance point, works on-line, lands square, finishes square to home, repeatable.
Arm Action: RH. Quick, clean full arm swing on the back-side, loose, high 3/4 slot, low effort.
FB: T85.99, 83.02-85.15 mph. Downhill, mostly straight, some armside run. T1851, 1697 average rpm.
CB: 68-70 mph. 11/5 shape, swing and miss potential, some sharp. T2001, 1895 average rpm.
SL:  mph.  T,  average rpm.
CH: 74-77 mph. Fade action, good feel, consistently in zone with.

Tyler Goddard, Cherokee (GA), 2022
Positional Profile: RHP/OF
Body: 5-10, 180-pounds.
Delivery: Stretch only, sets up on first base side of rubber, drop and drive, works on-line, lands toe closed, finishes square, mixes timing.
Arm Action: RH. Short, quick arm action, utilizes two slots effectively, high 3/4 and sidearm.
FB: T86.65, 81.81-85.51 mph. Mostly straight from high 3/4, run and sink from sidearm, good feel. T2043, 1798 average rpm.
CB: 66-69 mph. 10/4 shape, slurve-like, consistently in zone with, weak contact and swing miss.  T2128, 2061 average rpm.
CH: 73-74 mph. Fade action.

Best of the Rest (Listed Alphabetically)

Edwin Bowman IV, North Gwinnett (GA), 2022
Positional Profile: RHP/1B
Body: 6-4, 180-pounds. Tall, slender frame, long legs
Delivery: Tall and fall delivery, hip lead, works on-line, lands square, finishing upright and square to home, low effort.
Arm Action: RH. Long arm action with a wrist curl on the back-side, over-the-top slot.
FB: T80.55, 78.98-80.21 mph. Mostly straight, flashed armside run. T1563, 1375 average rpm.
CB: 66-69 mph. 12/6 shape, gradual break, good feel. T1950, 1823 average rpm.

John Daniel Coleman, Effingham County (GA), 2022
Positional Profile: C/SS
Body: 5-11, 190-pounds. Muscular frame, barrel chest, broad shoulders.
Delivery: Drop and drive delivery, hip lead, sweeping stride, lands toe closed, finishes square to home walking down the mound.
Arm Action: RH. Arm works short and compact to a high 3/4 slot, hides ball well on the back-side, quick arm.
FB: T85.97, 82.96-85.14 mph. Running action, heavy to armside. T2109, 1935 average rpm.
CB: 69-70 mph. Slurve-like, good feel for, keeps hitters off balance. T1750, 1625 average rpm.

Cooper Craig, Whitefield Academy (GA), 2022
Positional Profile: RHP/OF
Body: 6-0, 165-pounds. Medium frame, proportional build.
Delivery: Works out of the stretch only, tall and fall, short strider, works on-line, lands toe-closed, finishes crossing over bent at the waist, lower half lags through finish at-times.
Arm Action: RH. Short, quick arm action to a 3/4 slot, some stiffness in shoulder.
FB: T86.35, 82.59-85.57 mph. Sinking action, located low in the zone and to both sides of the plate. T2298, 2157 average rpm.
CB: 75-78 mph. 11/5 shape, feel for, good success throwing away. T2148, 1991 average rpm.
CH: 78 mph. Fade action, feel for throwing away.

Colton Emmett, Dade County (GA), 2021
Positional Profile: 1B/RHP
Body: 5-11, 190-pounds. Tall, strong frame
Delivery: Drop and drive delivery, shoulders downhill, works across the mound, lands square, finishes with a hop on his plant leg and crossing over.
Arm Action: RH. Unorthodox, long arm action showing wide on the back side to a side arm slot.
FB: T79.78, 76.55-79.12 mph. Heavy sink, flashed run, at-times will get under and cause pitch to flatten out. T2348, 2058 average rpm.

J.R. Fordham, Bleckley County (GA), 2022
Positional Profile: C/RHP
Body: 5-9, 185-pounds. Stocky build
Delivery: Tall and fall delivery, methodical, high balance point,  level shoulders, works on-line, lands square, finishes crossing over with some recoil.
Arm Action: RH. Short arm action, reaches back, high 3/4 slot, some arm speed, can get backed up.
FB: T85.72, 81.90-85.27 mph. Run and sink action, heavy movement. T2164, 2052 average rpm.
CB: 63-65 mph. 11/5 shape, short break, good feel for, consistently in zone with. T2076, 1945 average rpm.
CH: 72-75 mph. Heavy fade action. T,  average rpm.

Chase Goddard, Cherokee (GA), 2022
Positional Profile: RHP/2B
Body: 5-9, 180-pounds. Athletic frame
Delivery: Drop and drive, hands follow leg as he reaches a high balance point, works across the mound, lands closed, finishes crossing over.
Arm Action: RH. Long, loose arm action to a high 3/4 slot, quick arm speed.
FB: T84.59, 83.16-84.36 mph. Sinking action, good feel, creates weak contact with. T1954, 1817 average rpm.
CB: 70-71 mph. 11/5 shape, good feel, induced weak contact. T2052, 1838 average rpm.

Tyler Hower, North Gwinnett (GA), 2022
Positional Profile: 3B/RHP
Body: 5-10, 185-pounds. Strong, physical build, athletic.
Delivery: Tall and fall delivery, clean, high balance point, works on-line with level shoulders, lands strong and square, finishes square.
Arm Action: RH. Short, clean arm action on the back, quickly accelerates out front through a 3/4 slot.
FB: T86.65, 84.50-86.34 mph. Mostly straight, flashed armside run, effective up in zone. T2397, 2245 average rpm.
CB: 75-76 mph. 11/5 shape, short break, potential swing and miss. T1796, 1614 average rpm.

Evan Matela, Milton (GA), 2022
Positional Profile: OF/RHP
Body: 6-0, 165-pounds. Lean, lanky frame, athletic.
Delivery: Tall and fall delivery, high balance point, long stride, works on-line, lands toe closed, finishes upright.
Arm Action: RH. Long arm action with a soft stab, continuous movement, high 3/4 slot, gets good extension.
FB: T82.6, 79.59-82.36 mph. Heavy sinking action. T1791, 1602 average rpm.
CB: 69-72 mph. 11/5 shape, gradual break. T1712, 1593 average rpm.
CH: 74-76 mph. Heavy fade action, pulls string on, good feel for.

Hudson Mullins, North Oconee (GA), 2022
Positional Profile: RHP
Body: 6-3, 180-pounds. Projectable build, strength throughout with room for more.
Delivery: Tall and fall delivery, works on-line with a quick pace, lands square, finishes with recoil and crossing over.
Arm Action: RH. Short, loose arm action, quick arm speed, over-the-top slot, more in tank.
FB: T86.07, 83.70-85.20 mph. Sinking action, can flatten out up in zone. T2123, 1988 average rpm.
CB: 67-71 mph. 12/6 shape, some sharp, potential swing and miss. T2010, 1718 average rpm.
CH: 75-77 mph. Fade and sink.

Jax Phillips, East Hamilton (TN), 2021
Positional Profile: RHP/OF
Body: 6-2, 155-pounds. Lanky frame, slender build.
Delivery: Drop and drive delivery, sits on back leg, works on-line, lands square, finishes crossing over.
Arm Action: RH. Short, clean arm action to an over-the-top slot.
FB: T81.14, 79.04-80.60 mph. Mostly straight, gets downhill with. T2093, 1899 average rpm.
CB: 65-68 mph. 11/5 shape, gradual break, some feel. T1926, 1598 average rpm.

Caleb Piland, Cherokee Bluff (GA), 2022
Positional Profile: 3B/RHP
Body: 6-2, 176-pounds. Long, lean frame, some projection.
Delivery: Tall and fall delivery, quick to/out of balance point, level shoulders, works on-line, lands square, finishes crossing over.
Arm Action: RH. Long arm action, quick stab on the back-side, over-the-top, repeatable.
FB: T80.54, 77.30-79.96 mph. Sinking action, gets downhill with, feel for, consistently in zone. T1993, 1892 average rpm.
SL: 70-71 mph. Short, sweeping action. T1931, 1868 average rpm.
CH: 72-73 mph. Sinking action.

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