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Maryland Preseason All-State Session I: Outfield Analysis


Kyle Campbell & Jamie Naill Jr.
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Session I of the Maryland Preseason All-State featured close to 70 players from across the Old Line State and Delaware. Players were put through a pro-style workout and threw bullpens in front of our PBR Maryland staff with TrackMan and Blast on hand to capture additional data throughout the event. Below are evaluations on the 15 outfielders at the event. 

 

OUTFIELDERS

(Listed Alphabetically)

Ben Berger LHP / OF / Sherwood , MD / 2023

Body: 5’10’’, 170 pounds. Strong, solid body type. 
Hit: Switch. Hits from a balanced, slightly crouched stance at the plate. Smooth back load with some hand rhythm and separation with an in to out leg kick stride. Hands stay inside the ball well with some bat speed and a slightly uphill swing path. Gets upright through contact and creates solid extension past contact with nice balance throughout. Strong middle to pull side approach. 
Power: 85 mph exit velocity during BP per TrackMan. Some pull side pop with more projected. 
Arm: LH. OF - 78 mph. Throws with short arm action from an over the top slot. 
Defense: Plays through the ball well, fielding it out in front with active feet. Quick, clean exchanges with accurate throws. 
Run: 8.20 60-yard time.


Rob Carpenter OF / RHP / Thomas Wootton , MD / 2022

Body: 6’3’’, 185 pounds. Strong, athletic body type. 
Hit: RHH. Hits from a balanced, upright, square stance at the plate. Smooth back load with a bigger leg kick stride with solid hand separation. Quick bat speed through the zone and gets uphill through contact with really nice extension. Stays behind the ball well with excellent balance throughout the swing, utilizing the lower half well. Strong middle of the field line drive approach. 
Power: 92 mph exit velocity during BP per TrackMan. Strength and power is present to the gaps and alleys with more projected. 
Arm: RH. OF - 85 mph. Throws with shorter arm action from a high three-quarter slot. 
Defense: Attacks the ball and plays through it with quick, active feet. Fields the ball out in front to the outside of the foot and creates solid momentum towards the target. Smooth, fluid actions in the transfers. 
Run: 7.16 60-yard time.


Anthony D'Alfonso OF / C / Parkville, MD / 2022

Body: 5’6’’, 175 pounds. Athletic body type. 
Hit: LHH. Hits from a balanced, open stance at the plate. Smooth, rhythmic back load with a bigger leg kick stride and really nice hand separation. Attacks the ball with intent with quick hands through contact. Stays behind the ball well with some bat speed and slight recoil with solid extension through and past contact. Some lower half involvement with strong line drive tendencies to the pull side. 
Power: 84 mph exit velocity during BP per TrackMan. Some pop to the pull side with more projected. 
Arm: RH. OF - 76 mph. Throws with short arm action from an over the top slot. 
Defense: Fields the ball with quick, active feet and soft hands. Creates solid momentum through the catch with quick, clean exchanges. Throws showed accuracy and some carry. 
Run: 7.86 60-yard time.


Leo Foust OF / 2B / Loyola Blakefield, MD / 2023

Body: 5’10’’, 175 pounds. Athletic, wiry frame. 
Hit: RHH. Hits from a balanced, square, slightly crouched stance at the plate. Smooth, rhythmic back load with solid hand separation and a shorter stride. Explosive hands through the zone with quick bat speed and a slightly uphill swing path. Maintains solid balance throughout the swing and stays behind the ball well with solid extension through and past contact. Hand stay inside the ball well with strong gap-to-gap line drive tendencies. 
Power: 92 mph exit velocity during BP per TrackMan. Gap-to-gap pop is present with more projected as the body continues to fill out. 
Arm: RH. OF - 81 mph. Throws with shorter arm action from an over the top slot. 
Defense: Attacks the ball with quick, active feet, fielding the ball out in front to the glove hand side. Creates solid momentum towards the target with quick, clean exchanges and a slight crow hop in release. Throws showed accuracy and carry. 
Run: 7.13 60-yard time.


Connor Klebrowski RHP / OF / Loyola Blakefield, MD / 2022

Body: 6’2’’, 190 pounds. Strong, athletic, projectable build. 
Hit: RHH. Hits from a balanced, square stance at the plate. In to out toe-tap load with an elongated stride. Smooth, solid hand separation with weight shifted to the back leg nicely. Hands are quick through contact with fast bat speed and evident barrel awareness. Hands stay inside the ball well with a strong middle of the field line drive approach. 
Power: 96 mph exit velocity during BP per TrackMan. Present pop to the gaps and alleys with even more projected. 
Arm: RH. OF - 88 mph. Throws with shorter arm action from a high three quarter slot. 
Defense: Plays through the ball with quick, active feet. Fields the ball on the outside of the foot with soft hands and fluid actions. Creates solid momentum towards the target with strong, accurate throws. 
Run: 7.55 60-yard time.


Clover Garrick Jr OF / 2B / Calvert Hall , MD / 2023

Body: 6’1’’, 180 pounds. Strong, athletic, projectable frame. 
Hit: RHH. Hits from a balanced, square stance at the plate. Smooth back load with solid hand rhythm and separation with a slight leg kick stride. Ball explodes off the bat, utilizing quick hands and fast bat speed through contact with an uphill swing path. Stays behind the ball well, keeping his hands inside with a slight recoil in the back swing. Some lower half involvement and extension through and past contact with a strong middle of the field line drive approach. Finished strong with two hands. 
Power: 93 mph exit velocity during BP per TrackMan. Present pop to the gaps and alleys with more projected as the body continues to fill out. 
Arm: RH. OF - 74 mph. Throws with shorter arm action from a high three-quarter slot. 
Defense: Attacks the ball with quick, active feet, fielding it out in front on the glove hand side. Showcases soft hands with fluid actions and clean exchanges. Throes showed accuracy to the target. 
Run: 7.19 60-yard time.


Quinn Gillis OF / 1B / Calvert Hall, MD / 2023

Body: 6’0’’, 160 pounds. Lanky, athletic frame. 
Hit: RHH. Hits from a square, slightly crouched stance at the plate. Smooth, quick back load with some hand separation and a quick toe-tap stride. Hand stay inside the ball well and creates really nice extension through and past contact. Head stays down through contact with solid hand rhythm throughout. Maintains solid balance throughout the swing with a slight recoil in the back swing. Slightly uphill swing path with line drive tendencies to the gaps and alleys. 
Power: 83 mph exit velocity during BP per TrackMan. 
Arm: RH. OF - 80 mph. Throws with shorter arm action from a mid-to-high three-quarter slot. 
Defense: Plays through the ball well with quick, active feet. Fields it in closer to the body with quick, clean exchanges and a slight crow hop in exchanges. Throws showed accuracy and some carry to the target. 
Run: 7.27 60-yard time.


Manny Hall OF / LHP / DeMatha Catholic, MD / 2024

Body: 5’8’’, 140 pounds. Athletic body type.
Hit: LHH. Hits from a balanced, slightly crouched stance at the plate. Smooth back load with solid hand rhythm and a short toe-tap stride. Hands stay inside the ball well and maintains solid balance throughout. Stays short to the ball with a slightly uphill swing path and quick hands through contact. Strong line drive tendencies to the middle of the field, finishing with two hands. 
Power: 83 mph exit velocity during BP per TrackMan. 
Arm: LH. OF - 76 mph. Throws with shorter arm action from a high three-quarter slot. 
Defense: Attacks the ball with quick, active feet, fielding it out in front to the glove hand side with fluid, clean actions. Short crow hop into clean exchanges with throws that showed accuracy. 
Run: 7.17 60-yard time.


Miguel Herb C / OF / Caravel Academy (DE), MD / 2024

Body: 5’10’’, 165 pounds. Athletic, projectable frame. 
Hit: LHH. Hits from a balanced, slightly open, crouched stance at the plate. Smooth, rhythmic back load with a smaller leg kick stride and really nice hand separation. Attacks the ball with intent with quick hands and fast bat speed through contact. Creates natural lift through the swing with a slightly uphill swing path and solid balance throughout. Stays behind the ball well and keeps his hands inside with really nice extension through and past contact and strong line drive tendencies to the gaps and alleys. Strong one handed finish. 
Power: 91 mph exit velocity during BP per TrackMan. Present pop to the pull side with more projected to the gaps and alleys as the body continues to fill out. 
Arm: RH. C - 76 mph. OF - 84 mph. Throws with shorter arm action from an over the top slot. 
Defense: Pop times ranged 2.02-2.10. Lightning quick catch and release behind the dish with solid momentum towards the target. Replaces feet well with clean exchanges and accurate, strong throws to the bag. Sticks it well behind the plate with solid block and recover abilities. Fields the ball out in front to the glove hand side in the outfield with solid momentum towards the target. Quick, active footwork with clean exchanges and accurate throws to the target. 
Run: 7.28 60-yard time.


Jacob Holler RHP / OF / Boonsboro, MD / 2022

Body: 6’1’’, 155 pounds. Lanky, athletic frame. 
Hit: RHH. Hits from a balanced, upright, slightly open stance at the plate. Smooth back load with hands pre-set high and a shorter stride. Hands show rhythm through contact with a level swing path and solid extension through contact. Hands stay inside the ball well with strong line drive tendencies to the middle of the field. 
Power: 88 mph exit velocity during BP per TrackMan. Some pull side pop is present with more projected. 
Arm: RH. OF - 81 mph. Throws with longer arm action from a high three-quarter slot. 
Defense: Plays through the ball well with quick, active feet. Fields the ball to the center of the body with clean exchanges and solid momentum towards the target. Throws showed some carry to the target with accuracy. 
Run: 7.77 60-yard time.


Randy Johnson Jr RHP / OF / Calvert hall, MD / 2024

Body: 6’1’’, 175 pounds. Strong, athletic, projectable frame. 
Hit: RHH. Hits from a balanced, slightly open stance at the plate. Smooth back load with a slight toe-tap stride and solid hand separation. Gets upright through contact and stays behind the ball well with solid balance throughout. Hands stay inside the ball well with a strong middle of the field gap-to-gap approach. Strong two-handed finish. 
Power: 87 mph exit velocity during BP per TrackMan. Projectable pop to the gaps and alleys as the body continues to fill out. 
Arm: RH. OF - 77 mph. Throws with shorter arm action from an over the top slot. 
Defense: Plays through the ball well with active feet and a slight glove tap in exchange. Fields the ball with soft hands with clean transfers and throws that showed some accuracy and carry. 
Run: 7.84 60-yard time.


Nathan Rosner LHP / OF / Landon , MD / 2023

Body: 6’0’’, 175 pounds. Strong, athletic, projectable frame. 
Hit: RHH. Hits from a balanced, narrow, slightly crouched stance at the plate. Smooth back load with a shorter stride and some hand separation. Hands are quick through contact, creating fast bat speed and really nice extension through and past contact. Hands stay inside the ball well with an uphill swing path and solid lower half involvement. Ball comes off the ball well with a strong middle of the field gap-to-gap approach.  
Power: 90 mph exit velocity during BP per TrackMan. Present pop to the pull side with more projected as the body continues to fill out. 
Arm: LH. OF - 76 mph. Throws with shorter arm action from a high three-quarter slot. 
Defense: Plays through the ball well with quick, active feet. Fluid actions, fielding the ball to the outside of the foot with clean exchanges. Create solid momentum towards the target with accurate throws that showed some carry. 
Run: 7.37 60-yard time.


Gabriel Ruiz OF / C / Paint Branch, MD / 2023

Body: 6’1’’, 175 pounds. Strong, athletic, projectable frame. 
Hit: RHH. Hits from a balanced, slightly open, crouched stance at the plate. Smooth back load with some hand separation and a bigger leg kick stride. Rhythmic, fluid actions with quick bat speed through contact and a slightly uphill swing path. Stays behind the ball well, creating solid extension through and past contact with a slight recoil in the back swing. Hands stay inside the ball well with strong line drive tendencies to the middle of the field. 
Power: 91 mph exit velocity during BP per TrackMan. Present pop to the pull side with more projected to the gaps and alleys as the body continues to fill out. 
Arm: RH. OF - 83 mph. Throws with shorter arm action from an over the top slot. 
Defense: Fields the ball in closer to the body with soft hands and quick, active footwork. Creates solid momentum through release with clean exchanges and accurate throws that showed carry. 
Run: 7.46 60-yard time.


Brian Scott OF / RHP / Sherwood, MD / 2023

Body: 5’10’’, 170 pounds. Strong, athletic frame. 
Hit: RHH. Hits from a balanced, slightly open stance at the plate. Smooth in to out, elongated stride with solid hand separation with rhythm. Quick bat speed through contact with whippy type barrel action through the zone. Stays behind the ball really well with excellent balance throughout. Creates really nice extension through contact with strong lower half involvement. Consistent line drive tendencies to the gaps and alleys with strength to the pull side. Strong one-handed finish. 
Power: 93 mph exit velocity during BP per TrackMan. Present pop to the pull side with more projected as the body continues to fill out. 
Arm: RH. OF - 84 mph. Throws with short arm action from a high three-quarter slot. 
Defense: Attacks the ball with quick, active feet. Fields the ball out in front to the glove hand side with quick, clean exchanges and really nice momentum towards the target. Throws showed carry and accuracy. 
Run: 7.43 60-yard time.


Camryn Sisson LHP / OF / Chesapeake , MD / 2024

Body: 5’9’’, 170 pounds. Solid body type.
Hit: Switch. Hits from a balanced, square stance from both sides with a rhythmic tow-tap stride. Smooth back load with weight shifted to the back side and some hand separation. Maintains balance well through contact with a more level swing path. Hands stay inside the ball well, staying behind it with solid extension through and past contact. Strong one-handed finish with line drive tendencies to the middle of the field. 
Power: 87 mph exit velocity during BP per TrackMan. Projectable pop from the left side. 
Arm: LH. OF - 79 mph. INF - 72 mph. Throws with shorter arm action from a low-to-mid three-quarter slot. 
Defense: Fields the ball in closer to the body from the first base position, creating solid momentum towards the target. Utilizes soft hands with quick feet and clean exchanges. Plays through the ball well in the outfield, fielding it on the glove hand side with quick, clean exchanges. Fluid footwork. 
Run: 8.31 60-yard time.

 

 

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