Peoria Preseason ID: Pitcher Analysis


By: Illinois Scouting Staff

On Wednesday, February 23rd, the PBR Illinois staff traveled to the Louisville Slugger Sports Complex in Peoria, IL., to host the fifth annual Peoria Preseason ID. This open event provided our staff an opportunity for an up-to-date look on players from the Central Illinois area prior to the start of the high school season. 

For a complete list of the player’s that attended this event, click HERE

In the week that followed this event, we produced post-event analysis that includes performance highlights inside of our Quick Hits story, a look at the traditional stats measured within our Statistical Analysis piece, batted-ball and pitch data compiled in TrackMan Files, swing metrics captured on the Blast Motion Board, and sight scores from an athletic perspective tracked on the Vizual Edge Scoreboard.

You can learn more about the state-of-the-art technologies featured at our showcases within the hyperlinks above. We rolled out the infield reports from this event earlier today, and we’ll keep working our way around the diamond with the day’s pitchers, found below. 

The top arm of the event was LHP Landen Patton (Sangamon Valley, 2024). The 5-foot-11, 176-pound, lef-thander has upside stuff with a projectable, loose and quick arm that plays from a low slot. Patton’s fastball is lively out of the hand with late hop through the zone and his 82-83 mph seems to play much firmer due to his above-average extension and 21.4 average inches of induced vertical break. Patton also showed a swing-and-miss breaking ball in the low 70s and feel for a changeup as well. He emerged as a left-handed arm to keep close tabs on moving forward. 

Read on below for an in-depth look at each and every arm in attendance.

PITCHING PROSPECTS (LISTED ALPHABETICALLY) 

Joseph Aarvig, Belvidere North (IL), 2024
Positional Profile: RHP/3B
Body: 5-11, 170-pounds.
Delivery: Flexible delivery with a high leg-kick, drop/drive lower-half with a stride that remains in-line.
Arm Action: RH. Long/loose arm out of the glove into a 3/4 slot.
FB: T65.2, 63.4-65.0 mph. Straight fastball with slight arm-side life at times.  T1622, 1577 average rpm.
CB: 50.5-52.7 mph. Gradual downer action off an 11/5 plane, thrown for strikes.  T1608, 1482 average rpm.
CH: 53.9-55.9 mph. Slight cutting action at times, maintains arm-speed, strikes.  T1496, 1386 average rpm.

Cameron Ahart, Peoria Heights (IL), 2025
Positional Profile: RHP/2B
Body: 6-3, 149-pounds.
Delivery: Smooth tempo on the mound, slow leg-lift into a drop/drive lower-half, striding in-line.
Arm Action: RH. Long arm out of the glove into an over-the-top slot, quick arm.
FB: T79.8, 78.2-79.6 mph. Ride through the zone with arm-side life.  T1910, 1811 average rpm.
SL: 65.8-66.6 mph. Short 10/4 action, feel for the zone.  T1822, 1718 average rpm.
SPLT: 65-67 mph. Heavy sinking action, late to the bottom of the zone. 

Alec Bergman, Mahomet Seymour (IL), 2024
Positional Profile: RHP/1B
Body: 6-1, 175-pounds.
Delivery: Tall and fall, upper half works down the mound, rotational at times.
Arm Action: RH. Long drawing arm action, high 3/4 slot.
FB: T80.9, 78.2-80.9 mph. Mostly straight, four seam fastball. T1994, 1886 average rpm.
CB: 66.4-68.8 mph. 11/5 shape, gradual action. T2244, 2177 average rpm.
CH: 65.5-68.4 mph. Slight arm side action. T1377, 1295 average rpm.

Ryan Bettis, Porta (IL), 2023
Positional Profile: 2B/RHP
Body: 5-10, 155-pounds.
Delivery: Smooth tempo on the mound, slight drop/drive lower-half while working in-line to the plate.
Arm Action: RH. Long drawing arm action, high 3/4 slot.
FB: T70.3, 67.4-69.6 mph. Slight running action to the arm-side. T1743, 1649 average rpm.
CB: 58.3-60.1 mph. Gradual 11/5 shape, thrown for some strikes and kept mostly down. T1763, 1696 average rpm.
CH: 62.4-63.4 mph. Occasional fading action to the arm-side. T1260, 1199 average rpm.

Brady Bolen, Pekin (IL), 2025
Positional Profile: SS/RHP
Body: 5-6, 145-pounds.
Delivery: Repeatable compact delivery, medium leg-lift and stride length.
Arm Action: RH. Long path, high 3/4 slot.
FB: T74.2, 72.7-74.1 mph. Straight four seam fastball, occasionally runs arm side. T1898, 1850 average rpm.
CB: 62.7-64.1 mph. Flashed 12/6 shape, knuckle curve. T1740, 1670 average rpm.
CH: 64.6-66.2 mph. Straight change, occasional fading action. T1762, 1584 average rpm.

Logan Booth, Pekin (IL), 2024
Positional Profile: C/1B
Body: 6-2, 180-pounds. Strong, athletic frame.
Delivery: Slight drop/drive lower-half before moving into a long stride, remaining in-line with the plate.
Arm Action: RH. Long out of the glove into a high 3/4 slot.
FB: T75.8, 72.6-75.0 mph. Some action to the arm-side, thrown mostly for strikes.  T1859, 1794 average rpm.
CB: 65.4-67.6 mph. Downer break off an 11/5 plane, kept down.  T1712, 1666 average rpm.
CH: 64.9-66.7 mph. Thrown with arm-speed, smooth out of the hand with late sinking action to the inner-half of the plate. T1731, 1598 average rpm.

Jake Branch, Normal Community (IL), 2024
Positional Profile: RHP/OF
Body: 6-3, 165-pounds.
Delivery: Up-tempo delivery, drop-drive lower-half that moves in-line with the plate.
Arm Action: RH. Short arm circle into a 3/4 slot, quick arm.
FB: T82.3, 81.1-82.3 mph. Ride through the zone to the arm-side, filled up the zone.  T2012, 1942 average rpm.
CB: 70.5-72.5 mph. Sharp 11/5 shape, downer break kept low in the zone.  T2252, 2148 average rpm.
CH: 77.8-79.9 mph. Thrown with arm-speed, heavy diving action to the arm-side at times.  T1813, 1758 average rpm.

Cole Burton, Washington (IL), 2024
Positional Profile: 3B/RHP
Body: 5-7, 178-pounds.
Delivery: Controlled tempo into balance point, tall/fall delivery style that remains in-line to the plate.
Arm Action: RH. High 3/4 slot, long arm action.
FB: T82.6, 76.5-82.2 mph. Mostly straight, showed some feel. T2279, 2187 average rpm.
CB: 69.4-72.4 mph. 12/6 shape, spin axis varies. T2004, 1952 average rpm.
CH: 70.1-72.0 mph. Straight change, slight decel. Flashed sink off of the fastball. T1294, 1182 average rpm.
SPLT: 69-69 mph. Slight depth, downward action.

Kyle Carter, Williamsville (IL), 2024
Positional Profile: OF/2B
Body: 5-9, 162-pounds.
Delivery: Clean delivery, shows repeatability, slight rotational with first base side finish.
Arm Action: RH. Arm action has length, loose on back side, high 3/4 slot.
FB: T75, 73.1-75.0 mph. Backspin four seam fastball, plays straight through the zone. T1767, 1573 average rpm.
CB: 60.3-62.9 mph. Sweep action, lateral break. T2102, 2020 average rpm.
CH: 67.9-69.5 mph. Cuts change at times,  T1110, 1044 average rpm.

Trey Carter, Williamsville (IL), 2023
Positional Profile: C/RHP
Body: 5-10, 135-pounds. Wiry frame.
Delivery: Tall and fall with high front side, athletic delivery, free and loose movements down the mound.
Arm Action: RH. Long arm action, loose and free, high 3/4 slot.
FB: T79.5, 78.1-79.3 mph. Slight arm side run. T2097, 2033 average rpm.
CB: 62.1-64.6 mph. Above average spin and depth, near 12/6 shape. T2318, 2227 average rpm.
SL: 65.9-67.6 mph. Shorter lateral action. T2146, 2091 average rpm.
CH: 72.4-74.1 mph. Maintains arm speed, flashed darting sink action. T1797, 1720 average rpm.

Joseph Catalano, Williamsville (IL), 2024
Positional Profile: RHP/1B
Body: 6-3, 155-pounds.
Delivery: Simple/repeatable delivery, works with a tall/fall lower-half into a stride that remains in-line to the plate. 
Arm Action: RH. Clean arm circle into a loose, high 3/4 slot.
FB: T78.4, 76.5-78.4 mph. Smooth out of the hand with natural running action to the arm-side, thrown for strikes with ride through the zone.  T2085, 2015 average rpm.
CB: 61.8-64.5 mph. Gradual 11/5 shape, kept down and to the arm-side.  T2046, 1994 average rpm.
CH: 67.2-68.5 mph. Kept down with fading action to the arm-side.  T1691, 1577 average rpm.

Cameron Clifton, Normal University  (IL), 2024
Positional Profile: RHP/3B
Body: 6-0, 175-pounds.
Delivery: Controlled, repeatable, on-line, slight drop and drive delivery.
Arm Action: RH. Long, clean, uninterrupted arm action, high 3/4 slot.
FB: T80.5, 77.2-79.7 mph. Plays straight, strikes up in the zone and on the corners.  T1973, 1859 average rpm.
CB: 63.2-66.4 mph. 11/5 shape with some depth, gradual action and landed for strikes.  T2027, 1942 average rpm.
CH: 68.6-71.2 mph. Maintains fastball arm speed, cuts it.  T1224, 1164 average rpm.

Malakai Correa, Canton (IL), 2023
Positional Profile: 1B/RHP
Body: 6-1, 209-pounds.
Delivery: Compact, repeatable, tall and fall delivery, lands closed.
Arm Action: RH. Short, compact arm action, high 3/4 slot.
FB: T81.1, 78.8-80.6 mph. Straight four-seam type, strikes down in the zone.  T1855, 1798 average rpm.
SL: 68.1-69.2 mph. 11/5 shape, gradual action, some feel for the zone.   T1699, 1651 average rpm.
CH: 73.6-75.8 mph. Maintains fastball arm speed, plays with sink in the lower quadrant of the zone.  T1828, 1738 average rpm.

Coy Dettmer, United Township (IL), 2023
Positional Profile: LHP/OF
Body: 5-10, 160-pounds.
Delivery: Tall and fall delivery, upright at balance point, lands on-line, finishes towards third base line.
Arm Action: LH. Short, compact arm action, over-the-top slot.
FB: T76.3, 74.4-76.1 mph. Deceptive some out the hand, slight arm-side action and carry up in the zone. Strikes.  T2241, 2145 average rpm.
CB: 62.4-64.6 mph. 1/7 shape, downer action with depth. Some feel for strikes.  T2287, 2255 average rpm.
CH: 66.6-69.4 mph. Maintains arm speed out of the windup, decelerates some from the stretch. Straight action.  T1755, 1704 average rpm.
SPLT: 66-68 mph. Downer action from a high slot. 

Luke DiGiallonardo, Dunlap (IL), 2024
Positional Profile: LHP/1B
Body: 6-1, 140-pounds. Lean, long-levered frame.
Delivery: Pitched exclusively from the stretch, slight drop/drive lower-half while remaining in-line to the plate.
Arm Action: LH. Long out of the glove into an over-the-top slot.
FB: T72.6, 70.5-72.3 mph. Natural arm-side run, heavy at times.  T1741, 1642 average rpm.
CB: 61.7-62.1 mph. 1/7 shape with gradual action, kept mostly low.  T1620, 1566 average rpm.
CH: 63.9-66.2 mph. Plays off a similar plane to his fastball, kept down with arm-side fade.  T1273, 1233 average rpm.

Caleb Durbin, Triad (IL), 2022; Danville Area CC commit.
Positional Profile: RHP/1B
Body: 6-4, 225-pounds.
Delivery: Smooth tempo into a slight drop/drive lower-half, remaining in-line to the plate with front foot landing closed.
Arm Action: RH. Long out of the glove into a high 3/4 slot.
FB: T81.1, 79.4-81.0 mph. Generally straight with some arm-side life at times. T2089, 2029 average rpm.
SL: 67.7-69.5 mph. Gradual 10/4 action to the glove side, depth at times.  T1946, 1900 average rpm.
CH: 73.8-75.6 mph. Thrown with intent, generally straight but kept down.  T1821, 1758 average rpm.

Isaac Elliott, Glenwood (IL), 2023
Positional Profile: RHP/3B
Body: 6-3, 205-pounds.
Delivery: Tall and fall delivery, medium leg-lift, stays tall throughout, medium stride, finishes first base side.
Arm Action: RH. Short arm action, draws back out of the glove, hgh 3/4 slot.
FB: T82.1, 78.1-81.0 mph. Mostly straight, four seam fastball. T1858, 1792 average rpm.
CB: 61.6-63.4 mph. 11/5 shape, flashed depth with gradual action. T1866, 1847 average rpm.
CH: 67.1-69.7 mph. Above average fading action. T1422, 1262 average rpm.

Kyle Fitting, Althoff Catholic (IL), 2023
Positional Profile: OF/RHP
Body: 6-1, 165-pounds.
Delivery: Forward rocker step into drop and drive delivery, works slightly across body.
Arm Action: RH. Short arm action, high 3/4 slot.
FB: T77.2, 74.7-76.7 mph. Occasional arm side action. T1877, 1789 average rpm.
SL: 59.2-60.3 mph. Side spin, gets occasional lateral action, back up at times. T2040, 1992 average rpm.
CH: 67.4-69.1 mph. Showed sink to arm side. T1627, 1550 average rpm.

Ben Frericks, Illinois Valley Central (IL), 2023
Positional Profile: OF/LHP
Body: 5-9, 150-pounds.
Delivery: Fluid tempo on the mound, slight drop/drive lower-half while working directly in-line with the plate.
Arm Action: LH. Long/loose arm out of the glove, moves into a 3/4 slot.
FB: T73.9, 73.5-73.9 mph. Natural running action to the arm-side, thrown for strikes.  T1576, 1543 average rpm.
SL: 60.7-62.1 mph. flashed some depth off a 1/8 plane.  T1333, 1261 average rpm.
CH: 66.0-68.2 mph. Thrown with above average feel and diving action to his arm-side. T1224, 1129 average rpm.

Garrett Guenther, Grayslake Central (IL), 2023
Positional Profile: 3B/RHP
Body: 6-0, 180-pounds. Strong, athletic frame.
Delivery: Simple delivery with a fluid pace, moves smoothly into a drop/drive lower-half, athletic finish. 
Arm Action: RH. Smooth arm circle out of the glove into a high 3/4 slot.
FB: T83.9, 80.3-82.5 mph. Natural running action to the arm-side.  T2118, 1982 average rpm.
CB: 68.3-69.7 mph. Gradual downer break with an 11/5 plane.  T2008, 1966 average rpm.
SL: 70.0-70.9 mph. Flashed sharp action at times, short 10/4 shape with some feel for the zone.  T1992, 1936 average rpm.
CH: 72.6-75.4 mph. Heavy running action to the arm-side, kept down in the zone and thrown with arm-speed.  T1738, 1539 average rpm.

Seth Guthrie, Belleville East (IL), 2025
Positional Profile: OF/RHP
Body: 6-1, 185-pounds.
Delivery: Wide straddle setup, side rocker step, slight drop and drive style, lands square.
Arm Action: RH. Arm plunges out of the glove, long path, high 3/4 slot.
FB: T73.7, 69.6-72.8 mph. Straight fastball, four seam backspin. T1936, 1833 average rpm.
CB: 60.5-61.7 mph. 11/5 shape, gradual action. T1637, 1493 average rpm.
CH: 66.3-67.8 mph. Sinking action. T1558, 1338 average rpm.

Connor Hale, Saint Joseph-Ogden (IL), 2023
Positional Profile: RHP/3B
Body: 5-11, 165-pounds.
Delivery: Drop and drive delivery, high front side, hip tilt at balance point.
Arm Action: RH. Plunges out of the glove, tighter window from over the top slot.
FB: T78.8, 75.5-78.2 mph. Mostly straight, four seam fastball, plays downhill at times.  T2055, 1994 average rpm.
CB: 59.5-63.1 mph. 12/6 type breaking ball, showed above average depth. T1961, 1865 average rpm.
CH: 67.0-68.5 mph. Straight change, gets slight sink off of fastball. T1581, 1505 average rpm.

Cayden Hart, Lakes Community (IL), 2023
Positional Profile: 2B/RHP
Body: 6-1, 165-pounds.
Delivery: Simple/repeatable delivery, slight drop/drive lower-half while remaining in-line, front foot landing slightly closed.
Arm Action: RH. Long out of the glove into an over-the-top slot, quick arm.
FB: T74.4, 72.1-74.0 mph. Ride through the zone with some life to the arm-side. T1751, 1679 average rpm.
CB: 60.7-62.0 mph. Gradual 11/5 shape, kept mostly down.  T1571, 1511 average rpm.
SL: 62.0-65.0 mph. Short 10/4 action, thrown for strikes while acting as a cutter at times.  T1696, 1606 average rpm.
CH: 66.0-66.1 mph. Heavy diving action to the arm-side at times, kept low.  T1122, 1098 average rpm.

Logan Justus, Midwest Central (IL), 2023
Positional Profile: 3B/RHP
Body: 5-11, 160-pounds.
Delivery: Athletic delivery with a high leg-lick, moves into a slight drop/drive lower-half down the mound while striding in-line.
Arm Action: RH. Loose/clean arm circle into a high 3/4 slot.
FB: T84.3, 83.5-84.2 mph. Lives up in the zone, jumps out of the hand with ride through the zone and above-average induced vertical break.  T2124, 2075 average rpm.
CB: 67.2-68.8 mph. Gradual 11/5 shape, thrown for some strikes.  T2145, 2015 average rpm.
CH: 72.5-73.7 mph. Thrown with fastball intent, kept low while killing spin.  T1511, 1368 average rpm.

Zechariah Landstrom, Pontiac (IL), 2024
Positional Profile: RHP/C
Body: 6-3, 205-pounds.
Delivery: Up-tempo delivery, pitched exclusively from the stretch, front foot starts closer to third-base, drop/drive lower-half while striding slightly across body.
Arm Action: RH. Short arm circle into a high 3/4 slot, quick arm.
FB: T78.2, 76.3-77.6 mph. Some life out of the hand, slight action to the arm-side at times.  T2017, 1927 average rpm.
CB: 64.7-67.6 mph. Hard downer break off an 11/5 plane, kept down. T1977, 1871 average rpm.
CH: 70.5-73.3 mph. Slight arm-side action, kept mostly down. T1388, 1339 average rpm.

Will Leman, Morton (IL), 2023
Positional Profile: RHP/SS
Body: 6-2, 160-pounds.
Delivery: Moves down the mound with a drop/drive lower-half, striding in-line and landing square to the plate.
Arm Action: RH. Short arm circle into a high 3/4 slot.
FB: T80.6, 79.3-80.6 mph. Arm-side life with feel for his glove-side.  T2208, 2082 average rpm.
CB: 64.5-65.5 mph. Sharp 11/5 shape with downer break, thrown for strikes.  T1809, 1764 average rpm.
CH: 74.3-75.4 mph. Heavy arm-side life at times, kept low and thrown for strikes.  T1930, 1741 average rpm.

Jack Linenfelser, Quincy Notre Dame (IL), 2023
Positional Profile: SS/2B
Body: 5-10, 180-pounds.
Delivery: Smooth tall and fall delivery, works with tempo, on balance and lands front toe closed.
Arm Action: RH. Clean arm action, high 3/4 slot,
FB: T81.1, 77.2-80.4 mph. Plays clean out of the hand, mostly straight, showed control. T1790, 1718 average rpm.
CB: 68.8-70.1 mph. Tighter shape, 11/5 action with occasional downer tilt.  T2067, 2006 average rpm.
CH: 71.7-73.9 mph. Fastball intent, plays straight.  T1236, 1174 average rpm.

Lane Lorton, Glenwood  (IL), 2023
Positional Profile: RHP/OF
Body: 6-3, 200-pounds.
Delivery: Easy low effort delivery, strong front side, squared landing, gets into lower half.
Arm Action: RH. Clean arm action, high 3/4 slot.
FB: T82.7, 80.4-82.7 mph. Slight arm side run, above average feel for the zone. T2013, 1947 average rpm.
SL: 69.3-72.0 mph. 10/4 shape. T1989, 1942 average rpm.
CH: 75.8-77.6 mph. Plays with sink and run, maintains arm speed. T1791, 1709 average rpm.

Caleb Lott, Richwoods  (IL), 2023
Positional Profile: SS/RHP
Body: 5-7, 145-pounds.
Delivery: Tall and fall delivery, stays upright throughout, slight rotational finish to first base side.
Arm Action: RH. Full arm path, high 3/4 slot.
FB: T79.6, 77.4-79.5 mph. Occasional arm side action, showed repeatable feel around the zone. T1793, 1755 average rpm.
CB: 66.2-67.8 mph. Slurve type, 11/5 shape. T1929, 1834 average rpm.
CH: 73.2-74.1 mph. Above average action, arm side fade and sink. T1970, 1937 average rpm.

Austin Maubach, Tri-Valley (IL), 2023
Positional Profile: RHP/OF
Body: 6-3, 170-pounds.
Delivery: Pitched exclusively from the stretch, pre-loads weight into his back knee, works into a powerful drop/drive lower-half, remains in-line.
Arm Action: RH. Short arm out of the glove into a high 3/4 slot.
FB: T80.3, 78.8-80.2 mph. Mostly straight with some ride through the zone.  T1865, 1661 average rpm.
CB: 68.3-70.2 mph. Downer shape with an 11/5 plane, some depth.  T1955, 1894 average rpm.
SPLT: 73-74 mph. Thrown with fastball arm-speed while killing spin.

Ryan Mendenhall, Williamsville (IL), 2025
Positional Profile: C/3B
Body: 5-8, 146-pounds.
Delivery: Quick/up-tempo delivery, drop/drive lower-half while striding in-line, front foot landing closed.
Arm Action: RH. Long arm out of the glove into a high 3/4 slot, loose arm.
FB: T71.3, 68.8-71.0 mph. Slight running action to the arm-side. T2019, 1889 average rpm.
CB: 58.2-59.8 mph. Gradual 11/5 shape, some depth at times, kept down. T2148, 2070 average rpm.
CH: 59.2-61.7 mph. Slight arm-side action.  T1534, 1490 average rpm.

Carter Mizeur, Sacred Heart-Griffin (IL), 2023
Positional Profile: 3B/RHP
Body: 5-10, 160-pounds.
Delivery: Tall throughout delivery, slightly across body, lands closed toe, balanced finish.
Arm Action: RH. High 3/4 slot, clean, full circle, stays connected.
FB: T75.2, 70.3-73.7 mph. Slight arm side run, thrown to arm side. T1871, 1739 average rpm.
CB: 62.1-63.9 mph. 11/5 shape, gradual action. T1839, 1790 average rpm.
CH: 61.9-63.6 mph. Straight change flashed sink action. T1217, 1104 average rpm.

Carter Murphy, Springfield Southeast  (IL), 2025
Positional Profile: RHP/C
Body: 5-9, 155-pounds.
Delivery: Down tempo tall and fall delivery, balanced throughout, works online with low effort.
Arm Action: RH. Clean arm action out of high 3/4 slot, elbow separation.
FB: T76.7, 74.8-76.5 mph. Average arm side run, consistently worked to arm side. T1895, 1811 average rpm.
CB: 60.1-61.9 mph. 11/5 shape, slurve type, slightly more depth than SL. T1634, 1590 average rpm.
SL: 60.9-63.6 mph. More lateral action, minimal depth. T1972, 1935 average rpm.
CH: 63.6-66.9 mph. Creates sinking action, deceptive arm speed. Best off-speed offering. T1569, 1429 average rpm.

Ethan Murphy, Springfield Southeast  (IL), 2025
Positional Profile: RHP/C
Body: 5-9, 175-pounds.
Delivery: Relaxed tempo on the mound, slight drop/drive lower-half while striding in-ine, front foot lands square.
Arm Action: RH. Long out of the glove into a near over-the-top slot.
FB: T77.1, 76.0-76.9 mph. Some life out of the hand with natural running action to the arm-side.  T2081, 1971 average rpm.
CB: 60.6-62.1 mph. Downer shape with an 11/5 plane, noteworthy depth at times.  T2059, 1962 average rpm.
SL: 64.3-65.4 mph. Shorter shape than the CB, tight 10/4 action.  T2114, 2094 average rpm.
CH: 68.2-68.9 mph. Thrown at arm-speed with heavy fading action at times.  T1787, 1720 average rpm.

Landen Patton, Sangamon Valley (IL), 2024
Positional Profile: 1B/LHP
Body: 5-11, 176-pounds.
Delivery: Stretch-only, aggressive delivery, works with tempo and rhythm, on-line finish.
Arm Action: LH. Long, loose arm stroke, fluid and quick out of 3/4 slot.
FB: T83.4, 81.6-83.4 mph. Jumps out the hand with ease with elite vertical carry traits, averaging 20+ inches of vertical break from a lower release height on average creating natural rise up in the zone.  T2212, 2156 average rpm.
CB: 71.6-73.6 mph. 1/7 shape with hard, late action at times. Played down in the zone, swing-and-miss upside.  T2360, 2296 average rpm.
CH: 74.5-76.2 mph. Maintains arm speed and slot, feel for the zone and plays straight. Did flash some fade from the stretch.  T1773, 1726 average rpm.

Jackson Rose, Glenwood (IL), 2023
Positional Profile: OF/LHP
Body: 5-8, 140-pounds.
Delivery: Slow and controlled delivery, works with ease and on-line down the mound.
Arm Action: LH. Clean, uninterrupted arm action, plays easy out of a high 3/4 slot.
FB: T77, 70.7-74.9 mph. Clean out the hand, straight action and stays in the lower half of the zone.  T1747, 1626 average rpm.
CB: 60.7-62.5 mph. 2/8 shape, slurvey-type.  T1629, 1551 average rpm.
CH: 68.5-70.6 mph. Similar to fastball, strikes.  T1531, 1475 average rpm.

Nolan Schaefer, Pekin (IL), 2024
Positional Profile: 2B/RHP
Body: 5-8, 160-pounds.
Delivery: Side rocker step into drop and drive delivery, toe lifted balance point, heel-toe closed landing.
Arm Action: RH. Short arm action, abrupt draw out of the glove. Over the top slot.
FB: T78.2, 77.0-78.1 mph. Four seam, underneath at times, works slightly uphill through the zone. T1720, 1572 average rpm.
SL: 66.2-69.4 mph. Short lateral action, around it at times, 10/4. T1787, 1682 average rpm.
CUT: 65-67 mph. More lateral action than SL, similar velocity. 

Ryan Schaffnit, Morton (IL), 2025
Positional Profile: RHP/C
Body: 6-5, 185-pounds. Long-levered, projectable frame.
Delivery: Smooth tempo down the mound, works with a tall/fall lower-half, creating shoulder tilt at release, striding in-line.
Arm Action: RH. Short out of the glove while moving into a high 3/4 slot, loose arm into release.
FB: T80.1, 76.9-79.3 mph. Slight running action to the arm-side at times, strikes. T1971, 1919 average rpm.
CB: 63.3-65.5 mph. Gradual 11/5 shape.  T1780, 1716 average rpm.
CH: 67.0-67.8 mph. Thrown with fastball arm-speed, heavy sinking action to the arm-side, kept down.  T1496, 1418 average rpm.

Jake Schisler, Quincy Notre Dame (IL), 2023
Positional Profile: OF/RHP
Body: 5-10, 185-pounds.
Delivery: Up-tempo delivery into leg-lift before working into a drop/drive lower-half, stays in-line.
Arm Action: RH. Long out of the glove into a clean, high 3/4 slot.
FB: T80.7, 78.4-80.1 mph. Jumps out of the hand with running action to the arm-side.  T2217, 2146 average rpm.
CB: 65.3-68.2 mph. Gradual 11/5 shape, kept down.  T2431, 2314 average rpm.
CH: 70.6-72.9 mph. Thrown with intent, features some fading action down and into his arm-side.  T1331, 1303 average rpm.
CUT: 73-75 mph. Short 10/4 shape, sharp action and thrown for strikes.

Luke Simpson, Tri-Valley  (IL), 2023
Positional Profile: OF/RHP
Body: 6-2, 185-pounds. Long-levered, highly-projectable frame.
Delivery: Tall and fall delivery, lands square on ball of foot, balanced finish.
Arm Action: RH. Short, abrupt arm action, low slotted elbow, high 3/4 slot.
FB: T68.3, 65.6-67.8 mph. Sinking action. T1713, 1623 average rpm.
CB: 56.9-58.6 mph. Gradual action, more lateral movement than SL. T1165, 1011 average rpm.
SL: 55.3-59.0 mph. Side spin, works around it, showed backup action. T1444, 1282 average rpm.

Braylon Singer, Williamsville (IL), 2024
Positional Profile: LHP/OF
Body: 6-1, 195-pounds. Sturdy lower half.
Delivery: Simple delivery, medium lift stays compact.
Arm Action: LH. Short drawing arm action, high 3/4 slot.
FB: T75.6, 73.4-75.5 mph. Flashed arm side run. T1787, 1695 average rpm.
CB: 61.6-63.7 mph. Gradual 1/7 shape. T1919, 1845 average rpm.
CH: 64.9-65.8 mph. Occasional fade action. T1506, 1398 average rpm.

Alek Terlecki, Glenwood (IL), 2025
Positional Profile: 1B/LHP
Body: 6-0, 155-pounds. Lean, athletic, upside frame.
Delivery: Slow and controlled tall and fall delivery, plays on-line, lands square and minimal effort throughout.
Arm Action: LH. Long reach out of the glove, short 3/4 window.
FB: T64.8, 62.1-64.3 mph. Heavy sink from a low release height.  T1554, 1435 average rpm.
CB: 56.6-58.6 mph. 2/8 shape, gradual action.  T1548, 1457 average rpm.
CH: 59.7-61.1 mph. Near fastball slot.  T1440, 1214 average rpm.

Brecken Thomas, Williamsville (IL), 2024
Positional Profile: 2B/RHP
Body: 5-9, 165-pounds.
Delivery: Smooth tempo with a drop/drive lower-half, stride remains in-line to the plate.
Arm Action: RH. Short arm circle into a high 3/4 slot.
FB: T71.4, 69.9-71.1 mph. Slight running action to the arm-side.  T2028, 2001 average rpm.
CB: 57.5-59.0 mph. 11/5 shape with gradual action, kept down at times.  T1709, 1598 average rpm.
CH: 65.1-67.3 mph. Thrown with fastball arm-speed with diving action to the arm-side, kills spin.  T1651, 1515 average rpm.

Nolan VanDuzer, LaSalle-Peru (IL), 2024
Positional Profile: RHP/3B
Body: 6-2, 200-pounds. Physical, strong frame.
Delivery: Powerful drop/drive lower-half, stride remains in-line to the plate with a square landing foot.
Arm Action: RH. Short out of the glove, high 3/4 arm.
FB: T78.1, 73.6-77.6 mph. Slight cutting action at times, comes out of the hand with life.  T2144, 1988 average rpm.
SL: 64.7-66.9 mph. Gradual 10/4 shape, depth at times with some feel for the zone.  T2049, 2025 average rpm.
CH: 69.6-71.9 mph. Thrown with intent, occasional diving action to the arm-side. T1676, 1538 average rpm.

Davis Weeks, Dunlap (IL), 2025
Positional Profile: SS/RHP
Body: 5-9, 155-pounds.
Delivery: Repeatable delivery, works online with balance, tall and fall type.
Arm Action: RH. Long arm path, high 3/4 slot.
FB: T74.4, 71.6-73.9 mph. Mostly straight, four seam fastball. T1916, 1828 average rpm.
CB: 56.0-57.6 mph. Slight decel, 11/5 shape, repeats. T1404, 1336 average rpm.
CH: 60.7-62.5 mph. Straight change, slight sink action. T1281, 1103 average rpm.

Jack Wisdom, Bloomington Central Catholic (IL), 2024
Positional Profile: RHP/
Body: 5-10, 182-pounds.
Delivery: Compact delivery, with an athletic drop/drive lower-half, remaining in-line to the plate with a slightly closed landing foot.
Arm Action: RH. Long/loose arm into a high 3/4 slot.
FB: T79.9, 77.5-79.9 mph. Life out of the hand with life to the arm-side.  T2137, 2057 average rpm.
CB: 65.3-66.4 mph. Sharp 11/5 break, kept down in the zone off a similar plane to his fastball,  +2600 rpm. T2694, 2632 average rpm.
CH: 71.8-73.9 mph. Slight action to the arm-side, thrown with arm-speed.  T1651, 1585 average rpm.

Ethan Zaayenga, Tremont (IL), 2023
Positional Profile: RHP/3B
Body: 6-1, 160-pounds.
Delivery: Tall and fall, subtle rocker step, tall balance point, lands square, balanced finish. Uses slide step out of the stretch.
Arm Action: RH. High 3/4 slot, long arm action.
FB: T77.9, 76.5-77.5 mph. Above average control, ability to repeat. T1966, 1895 average rpm.
CB: 62.0-64.0 mph. 11/5 shape. T2142, 2115 average rpm.
SL: 63.7-66.2 mph. Plays similarly to curveball.  T2064, 2024 average rpm.

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