Top Prospect Games West: Corner Infield Analysis


Kyle Campbell
Maryland Scouting Director

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Close to 80 players from across the Old Line State, Delaware, Pennsylvania, and Virginia, participated in this year's PBR Maryland Top Prospect Games West at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium, home of the Delmarva Shorebirds. Players were put through a pro-style workout in front of our PBR Maryland scouting staff with Trackman and Blast also on hand to record data. Below are evaluations on the 21 corner infielders from the event. 

 

Corner Infielders

(Listed Alphabetically)

Michael Atkinson 1B / OF / Dematha Catholic , MD / 2022

Body: 6’3’’, 190 pounds. Strong, projectable frame.
Hit: LHH. Hits from an exaggerated spread, open stance from the left side of the plate. High leg kick load with hand separation and lands square to the pitcher. Stays behind the ball with some lower half involvement. Swing is more uphill and has a tendency to get long. Showed extension past contact with a one-handed finish. 
Power: 85 mph exit velocity per TrackMan during BP. Power to the pull-side present with more projected. 
Arm: LH. INF - 78 mph. Throws with shorter arm action from a high three-quarter slot. 
Defense: Fields the ball out in front and gains ground on throws with fundamental footwork. Showed quick exchanges on throws to second on the double play feed. 
Run: 8.25 60-yard time.


Brady Bailey RHP / 3B / Parkside, MD / 2021

Body: 5’10’’, 170 pounds. Athletic frame.
Hit: LHH. Hits from a balanced, open stance at the plate from the left side. Short, quick load with hand separation. Lands on-time with quick hands and fast bat speed through the zone. Short, compact, uphill swing path. Really stays behind the ball well with great balance, extension and a two-handed finish. Showed a more middle to pull-side approach during BP.
Power: 87 mph exit velocity per TrackMan during BP. Power to the pull-side now with more projected. 
Arm: RH. INF - 84 mph. Throws with long arm action from a high three-quarter slot. 
Defense: Fields the ball out in front funneling to chest from a solid, athletic base. Shuffles feet and gains ground towards the target. Clean exchange on double play feeds to second. 
Run: 7.62 60-yard time.


Noah Barrall 3B / RHP / Salisbury Christian, DE / 2021

Body: 6’0’’, 185 pounds. Strong, solid body type. 
Hit: RHH. Hits from a balanced, square stance at the plate with a small leg kick load. Hands drop in load to chest level with some late separation. Stays behind the ball well and swing is relatively short with a more level path that gets slightly uphill at times. Really does a nice job staying on the ball and uses the whole field with ease and shows strength to all fields. Showed quick bat speed through the zone with extension and a strong one-handed finish. 
Power: 88 mph exit velocity per TrackMan during BP. Power present to the alleys with more to the pull-side and more projected.
Arm: RH. INF - 85 mph. Throws with longer arm action from a high three-quarter slot. Ball showed carry across the diamond from third base. 
Defense: Fields the ball out in front and quickly funnels to the chest and works through it towards the target. Clean transfers from glove to throwing hand and gets rid of it quick on the double play feed. 
Run: 7.25 60-yard time.


Carson Brown 1B / 3B / Easton, MD / 2023

Body: 6’0’’, 250 pounds. Big, strong, athletic body type. 
Hit: RHH. Hits from a balanced, slightly crouched, square stance at the plate. Quick, smooth back load with a short, quicker stride. Solid hand separation with quick twitch and slight hand wiggle. Quick hands and fast bat speed with solid extension through the zone and past contact. Stays behind the ball well with solid lower half involvement. Strong one handed finish with a slight uphill swing path. Consistent loud contact, barreling balls up into the gaps and alleys with ease. 
Power: 95 mph exit velocity per TrackMan during BP. Present gap-to-gap pop with more developing. 
Arm: RH. INF - 73 mph. Throws with longer arm action from a high three-quarter slot. 
Defense: Surrounds the ball well with active feet. Fields the ball out in front, funneling to the belt with clean exchanges. Some range side to side. 
Run: 8.04 60-yard time.


Ian Brown RHP / 3B / Northern, MD / 2021

Body: 6’2’’, 175 pounds. Tall, lanky body type. 
Hit: RHH. Hits from a balanced, upright, slightly open stance at the plate. Hands pre-set with a smooth back load into a short stride. Some hand separation with quick hands through the zone. Stays inside the ball well with good balance throughout. Gets good extension past contact with a solid middle of the field line drive approach. 
Power: 88 mph exit velocity per TrackMan during BP. Some pull side pop present. 
Arm: RH. INF - 69 mph. Throws with longer arm action from a mid to high three-quarter slot. 
Defense: Surrounds the ball well and fields the ball out in front with a slight glove-tap. Clean exchanges with solid momentum towards the target. 
Run: 7.83 60-yard time.


Shawn Cameron 1B / LHP / Chopticon, MD / 2021

Body: 6’4’’, 195 pounds. Strong, physical, projectable frame.
Hit: LHH. Hits from a tall, open stance from the left side of the plate with weight slightly shifted on the back side. Short, smooth back load with a small leg kick. Creates good hand separation prior to launch. Stays behind the ball well with balance and creates quick bat speed through the zone. Uphill swing path with extension through contact, strong lower half involvement and two-handed finish. 
Power: 95 mph exit velocity per TrackMan during BP. Power present to both alleys with big time pop to the pull-side. 
Arm: LH. INF - 83 mph. Throws with shorter arm action from a mid to high three-quarter slot. 
Defense: Fields the ball out in front of the body from an athletic, solid base. Bounces off the bag at first with fundamental footwork and quick, clean exchanges to second on the double play feed. 
Run: 6.99 60-yard time.


Luke Emory LHP / 1B / Northern, MD / 2021

Body: 5’11’’, 195 pounds. Strong, physical body type. 
Hit: Switch. Hits from a balanced, upright, slightly open stance at the plate. Smooth knee to knee back load with a medium sized leg kick and longer stride. Solid hand separation and stays behind the ball well with strong hip rotation. Quick hands and bat speed through the zone with solid extension through contact. Swing tends to get long at times with strong lower half involvement. Middle to pull side approach, finishing strong with two hands. Ball comes off the bat well with gap-to-gap tendencies.  
Power: 93 mph exit velocity per TrackMan during BP. Pull side pop present. 
Arm: LH. INF - 71 mph. Throws with longer arm action from a mid to high three-quarter slot. 
Defense: Surrounds the ball well with active feet. Fields the ball out in front, funneling to the belt with quick, clean exchanges. Showed some range side to side with momentum towards the target. 
Run: 8.20 60-yard time.


Nolan Fridman 3B / RHP / Huntingtown, MD / 2021

Body: 6’3’’, 170 pounds. Long, lanky, athletic body type. 
Hit: RHH. Hits from a tall, balanced, square stance at the plate. Smooth, rhythmic type load with solid hand separation. Small leg kick load into a medium side stride. Attacks the ball with intent with quick hands and fast bat speed through the zone. Stays behind the ball well with solid lower half involvement. Great extension through the zone and past contact and stays behind the ball well. Nice middle to pull side line drive approach, finishing strong with two hands. Ball explodes off the bat with consistent loud contact.      
Power: 89 mph exit velocity per TrackMan during BP. Present pull side power with more developing. 
Arm: RH. INF - 72 mph. Shorter arm action from a high three-quarter slot. 
Defense: Works through the ball very well with quick, smooth, active feet. Fields the ball out in front, funneling to the belt with smooth hands. Rangy side to side with quick, clean exchanges. 
Run: 7.62 60-yard time.


Jake Garrett LHP / 1B / Damascus, MD / 2022

Body: 6’2’’, 215 pounds. Strong, physical body type. 
Hit: LHH. Hits from a balanced, slightly crouched, square stance at the plate. Solid weight transfer front to back with a smooth back load and solid hand separation. Stays short to the ball with a shorter stride and a slight uphill swing path. Quick hands and bat sped through the zone with solid extension through the zone. Stays behind the ball well with solid balance throughout. Strong lower half involvement with a strong middle to pull side line drive approach. Ball explodes off the bat with consistent hard contact during BP rounds. 
Power: 91 mph exit velocity per TrackMan during BP. Present pull side pop with more projected.  
Arm: LH. INF - 75 mph. Throws with short arm action from a high three-quarter slot. 
Defense: Gets around the ball well with active feet. Works through the ball well with some range side to side. Shows ability to throw from various arm slots. 
Run: 8.51 60-yard time.


Aidan Greaney 3B / 1B / South Carroll, MD / 2021

Body: 6’’3’’, 205 pounds. Strong, athletic, projectable frame.
Hit: RHH. Hits from a balanced, upright, open stance at the plate. Knee to knee leg kick with a smooth, consistent back load. Solid hand separation and stays behind the ball well with a longer stride. Creates some lower half involvement with quick hands and bat speed through the zone. Gets good extension through the zone and past contact with a slight uphill swing path. Solid gap-to-gap line drive approach. Barreled up balls to the gaps and alleys consistently during BP. 
Power: 96 mph exit velocity per TrackMan during BP. Present pull side pop with more projected. 
Arm: RH. INF - 76 mph. Throws with shorter arm action from a mid to high three-quarter slot. 
Defense: Works through the ball well with quick, active feet. Smooth, soft hands with range to either side. Quick, clean exchanges with momentum towards the target. 
Run: 7.41 60-yard time.


Jeremiah Jenkins 1B / LHP / St. Vincent Pallotti, MD / 2021

Body: 6’4’’, 220 pounds. Big, strong, physical frame. 
Hit: LHH. Hits from a tall, slightly closed stance at the plate from the left side. Quick stride landing slightly closed to the mound and drops hands to shoulder level prior to swing initiation. Balanced swing with a strong lower half. Hands work directly to the ball and swing shows a more level plane with some uphill tendencies. Gets extension through contact with a long one-handed finish. Stays behind the ball with quick hands and fast, whippy bat speed through the zone. Middle to pull-side approach. 
Power: 95 mph exit velocity per TrackMan during BP. Present easy plus power to the pull-side. 
Arm: LH. INF - 80 mph. Throws with short arm action from a high three-quarter slot. 
Defense: Fields the ball out in front from a solid base. Clean transfer from glove to throwing hand shuffling feet underneath and gaining ground on throws to second base on double play feeds. 
Run: 7.46 60-yard time.


Travis Leatherwood 1B / OF / Mount St. Joseph, MD / 2021

Body: 5’11’’, 180 pounds. Strong, athletic frame.
Hit: LHH. Hits from an open stance at the plate from the left side. Controlled knee-to-knee load creating good hand separation. Gets to a strong, balanced hitting position. Works short to the ball with strong, explosive lower half actions and stays behind the ball with great extension through contact. Keeps head still and down through contact. Showed quick hands and fast bat speed through the zone with a one-handed finish. Solid gap-to-gap line drive approach and consistently barreled balls during BP. 
Power: 96 mph exit velocity per TrackMan during BP. Present strength in the swing and pop to the pull-side with more projected. 
Arm: LH. INF - 78 mph. Throws with short arm action from a high three-quarter slot. 
Defense: Fields the ball out in front with a strong, athletic base. Bounces of the bag at first and showed very quick, clean exchanges and fundamental footwork on double play feeds to second base. 
Run: 7.48 60-yard time.


Cam Love LHP / 1B / Damascus, MD / 2022

Body: 6’0’’, 160 pounds. Athletic frame with some projection.
Hit: LHH. Hits from a tall, slightly open stance with feet closer together from the left side. Small, quick leg kick load with some hand separation. Slightly uphill compact swing with quick hands and quick bat speed through the zone. Gets some lower half involvement in the swing and finishes with one hand. Showed a solid gap-to-gap line drive approach during BP.
Power: 86 mph exit velocity per TrackMan during BP. Gap-to-gap pop with more present to the pull-side. 
Arm: LH. INF - 77 mph. Throws with whippy arm action from a low to mid three-quarter slot. 
Defense: Fields the ball out in front from a strong, athletic base. Funnels to the belt and gains ground on throws with fundamental footwork. Showed quick, clean exchanges on double play feeds to second base. Moves well showering range at first base.  
Run: 7.74 60-yard time.


Brayden Luers RHP / 1B / Wicomico, MD / 2021

Body: 6’4’’, 270 pounds. Big, solid body type.
Hit: RHH. Hits from a tall, balanced, slightly open stance at the plate. Short, quick load and small stride. Clears front side early and stays short to the ball with quick bat speed through the zone. Uphill swing path with some lower half involvement and extension past contact. Long one-handed finish. Rotational type swing. 
Power: 93 mph exit velocity per TrackMan during BP. Strength present in the swing with pop to the pull-side evident. 
Arm: RH. INF - 80 mph. Throws with short arm action from a mid to high three-quarter slot. 
Defense: Fields the ball in the center of his body funneling quickly to the belt from a more spread base. Showed quick, clean exchanges and fundamental footwork on double play feeds to second base. 
Run: 8.23 60-yard time.


MJ Lux 1B / OF / Great Mills, MD / 2021

Body: 5’9’’, 200 pounds. Strong, physical body type. 
Hit: LHH. Hits from a balanced, crouched, square stance at the plate. Rhythmic type back load with good hand separation. Elongated stride with some bat speed through the zone. Solid extension past contact with solid lower half involvement.Stays behind the ball well, finishing with  Pull side approach. 
Power: 86 mph exit velocity per TrackMan during BP. Some pull side pop present. 
Arm: LH. INF - 63 mph. Throws with longer arm action from a mid to high three-quarter slot. 
Defense: Surrounds the ball well with quick, athletic feet. Fields the ball out in front with momentum towards the target. Consistent clean exchanges. 
Run: 8.93 60-yard time.


Jeremy Patchett 1B / 3B / St. Michaels, MD / 2021

Body: 6’0’’, 195 pounds. Strong, solid body type.
Hit: RHH. Hits from a balanced, slightly crouched and slightly open stance at the plate. Short back load and small stride. Creates good hand separation and lands on-time staying behind the ball well. Strong lower half involvement, quick hands and generates fast bat speed through the zone. Showed a more level swing path that gets slightly uphill at times. Gets extension through contact with a strong back-side two-handed finish. Swings with intent and worked gap-to-gap during BP with a strong middle of the field line drive approach. 
Power: 91 mph exit velocity per TrackMan during BP. Strength present in the hands and swing. Power present to the gaps with more projected. 
Arm: RH. INF - 76 mph. Throws with long arm action from a mid three-quarter slot. 
Defense: Fields the ball out in front of the body funneling to the belt from a strong, athletic base. Bounces off the bag at first with fundamental footwork, works through the ball, and made strong accurate throws to second base on double play feeds. 
Run: 7.86 60-yard time.


Tyler Quade 3B / RHP / Chopticon , MD / 2021

Body: 5’10’’, 180 pounds. Strong, athletic frame. 
Hit: LHH. Hits from a balanced, square stance from the left side of the plate. Smooth back load with hands pre-set in an exaggerated back position away from the body. Controlled stride with limited lower half involvement. Stays behind and is short to the ball with an uphill swing path. Gets good extension through contact before releasing top hand early into a one-handed finish. Used the whole field in BP working gap-to-gap. 
Power: 88 mph exit velocity per TrackMan during BP. Upper body strength present and showed power to the pull-side with more projected with increased lower half involvement in the swing. 
Arm: RH. INF - 80 mph. Throws with shorter arm action form a high three-quarter slot. 
Defense: Fields the ball out in front with an athletic set-up. Funnels quickly into the chest with quick, clean exchanges from glove to throwing hand. Moves feet well and shows some lateral range with the ability to throw from various arm slots depending on the type of play. 
Run: 7.80 60-yard time.


Seth Smart SS / RHP / Woodbridge, DE / 2022

Body: 6’0’’, 185 pounds. Athletic frame with strength.
Hit: RHH. Hits from a balanced, square stance at the plate. Smooth back load with some hand separation and a short stride. Direct, level swing path and stays on the ball well through contact with head down. Showed some lower half involvement and bat speed through the zone. Gets extension past contact with a long one-handed finish. Solid gap-to-gap line drive approach. 
Power: 91 mph exit velocity per TrackMan during BP. Gap-to-gap pop. 
Arm: RH. INF - 82 mph. Throws with long arm action from a high three-quarter slot. Ball showed some carry across the diamond from third. 
Defense: Works through the ball fielding it out in front and funnels to chest. Clean exchanges and showed athleticism coming in on the ball and throwing on the run from a lower slot. 
Run: 7.41 60-yard time.


Michael Stamatos 3B / 1B / Towson High, MD / 2022

Body: 6’3’’, 180 pounds. Long, athletic body type. 
Hit: RHH. Hits from a balanced, crouched, square stance at the plate. Quick load with some twitch and hand separation. Small leg kick with a shorter stride and some lower half involvement. Quick hands through the zone and stays behind the ball well. Gets good extension through the zone with a slight uphill swing path. Two-handed finish with a solid middle of the field line drive approach. 
Power: 91 mph exit velocity per TrackMan during BP. Some pull-side pop present. 
Arm: RH. INF - 74 mph. Throws with longer arm action from a high three-quarter slot. 
Defense: Works through the ball well with active feet. Fields the ball out in front with a slight glove tap into clean exchanges. 
Run: 7.59 60-yard time.


Jackson Thomas 1B / 3B / Damascus, MD / 2021

Body: 6’4’’, 230 pounds. Strong, physical body type. 
Hit: LHH. Hits from a balanced, upright, slightly open stance at the plate. Smooth, rhythmic type back load with a short, tap-tap load into a shorter stride. Stays short to the ball with quick bat speed through the zone. Some lower half involvement with solid extension through the zone. Middle to pull side line drive approach. 
Power: 93 mph exit velocity per TrackMan during BP. Pull side pop present. 
Arm: RH. INF - 70 mph. Short arm action from action from a high three-quarter slot. 
Defense: Fields the ball out in front and with momentum towards the target with consistent, clean exchanges. 
Run: 8.14 60-yard time.


Evan Truitt RHP / OF / Stephen Decatur , MD / 2021

Body: 6’0’’, 170 pounds. Strong, athletic, projectable frame. 
Hit: RHH. Hits from a balanced, upright, slightly open stance at the plate. Hands pre-set with a smooth back load and some hand separation. Quick hands and bat speed through the zone and stays short to the ball with a slight uphill swing path. Some lower half involvement with solid extension through the zone. Strong one handed finish with a solid middle of the field line drive approach. 
Power: 94 mph exit velocity per TrackMan during BP. Present pop to the gaps and alleys with more projected. 
Arm: RH. INF - 87 mph. Longer arm action from a high three-quarter arm slot. 
Defense: Plays through the ball well with quick feet. Fields the ball with an athletic base out in front. Clean, consistent exchanges. 
Run: 7.03 60-yard time.

 

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