7.1 Eastern Missouri Prospect ID Analysis: Infielders



Shon Plack and Jeff Viles
Prep Baseball Report-Missouri

On Tuesday, July 1 at Jefferson College in Hillsboro, Missouri, Prep Baseball Report held the Eastern Missouri Prospect ID.  Today we will analyze the infielders, we have already broken down the outfielders and pitchers.  Cole Bornhop was the only catcher in the group.  You can read his profile for the catching analysis.  

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Top Prospect

John Brinkman (SLUH, 3B, 2016)
Brinkman is a strong athletic 5-foot-11, 205-pound right-hand hitting third baseman. He ran a 60 at 7.37 and home-to-first 4.82. John throws from a high ¾ arm slot and has long arm action. His throws were accurate and had a lot of life. His position velo was 77 MPH from the infield. Brinkman has great actions with a clean exchange and quick release. At the plate, Brinkman has a closed setup with a smooth load and a long stride. He has good balance and an advanced approach. John produces gap-to-gap line drives and has plus power to all fields. He had an exit velo of 86 MPH.

The Best of the Rest (Listed Alphabetically)

Colton Anderson (Seckman, SS, 2015)
Anderson is a strong, athletic 5-foot-10, 170-pound right-hand hitting utility player. He ran a 60 at 7.09 and home-to-first 4.69. Colton throws from an over-the-top arm slot and has loose arm action. His throws were accurate and had good carry. His position velo was 72 MPH from the infield and 80 MPH from the outfield. Anderson has quick feet with a clean exchange. At the plate, Anderson has an athletic setup with a smooth load and excellent balance. He has explosive bat speed with an advanced approach. Colton produces gap-to-gap line drives and has pull power. He had an exit velo of 82 MPH. 

Jake Bridges (Central R-3, SS, 2016)
Bridges is an athletic 5-foot-10, 165-pound right-hand hitting shortstop. He ran a 60 at 7.19 and home-to-first 4.53. Jake throws from a high 3/4 arm slot and has short arm action. His throws were accurate and had good life. His position velo was 78 MPH from the infield. Bridges has quick feet with a clean exchange. At the plate, Bridges has a balanced setup with a smooth load and a short stride. He has good balance and a level bat path. Jake produces gap-to-gap line drives. He had an exit velo of 76 MPH. 

Nicholas Chiapel (De Smet, 3B, 2016)
Chiapel is a strong, athletic 5-foot-11, 175-pound right-hand hitting third baseman. He ran a 60 at 7.50 and home-to-first 5.09. Nicholas throws from a high ¾ arm slot and has short arm action. His throws were accurate and had some carry. His position velo was 72 MPH. Chiapel has quick feet with a clean exchange. At the plate, Chiapel has a balanced setup with a smooth load and short swing. He has fast bat speed with a level bat path. Nicholas produces gap-to-gap line drives. He had an exit velo of 78 MPH.

Andrew Douglas (St. Louis Patriots Homeschool, 3B, 2017)
Douglas is an athletic 5-foot-11, 170-pound right-hand hitting utility player. He ran a 60 at 7.56 and home-to-first 4.68. Andrew throws from an over-the-top arm slot. His throws were accurate and had some carry. His position velo was 79 MPH from the infield and 78 from the outfield. Douglas has fluid feet with a clean exchange. At the plate, Douglas has an athletic setup with a smooth load and a short stride. He has good balance and a level bat path. Andrew produces gap-to-gap line drives. He had an exit velo of 79 MPH.

Nicholas Glanville (Westmister, 1B, 2016) 
Glanvill is a lanky, projectable 6-foot-4, 180-pound right hand hitting first baseman. He ran a 60 at 7.62 and home-to-first 4.84. Nicholas throws from a high ¾ arm slot and has long arm action. His throws were accurate and had some carry. His position velo was 73 MPH from the infield. Glanvill had quick feet and good actions. At the plate, Glanvill has an open setup with a smooth load and a short stride. He has good balance and a level bat path. Nicholas produces line drives and has pull power. He had an exit velo of 82 MPH.

Jack Linton (Westminster, 2B/SS, 2016)
Linton is an athletic the 5-foot-9, 145-pound right hand hitting middle infielder. He showed fluid footwork and had a clean exchange. Jack has long arm action with accurate throws. His position velocity was 73 MPH. At the plate, Linton has an open stance with a smooth load. He uses his lower half well and has an advanced approach. Jack hits line drives and uses all fields. 

Clayton Meyer (Northwest, 2B, 2016)
Meyer is a strong, athletic 5-foot-11, 170-pound right-hand hitting utility player. He ran a 60 at 6.72 and home-to-first 4.46. Clayton throws from a high 3/4 arm slot and has short arm action. His throws were accurate and had some carry. His position velo was 69 MPH from the infield and 78 MPH from the outfield. Meyer has quick feet with a clean exchange. At the plate, Meyer has an athletic setup with a smooth load and a short stride. He has a level bat path. Clayton produces gap-to-gap line drives and has pull power. He had an exit velo of 76 MPH.

Billy Rice (CBC, 3B, 2016)
Rice is a strong 5-foot-9, 170-pound right-hand hitting third baseman. He ran a 60 at 7.44 and home-to-first 4.85. Billy throws from an over-the-top arm slot. His throws were accurate and had good carry. His position velo was 80 MPH from the infield. Rice has quick feet with a clean exchange. At the plate, Rice has an athletic setup with a smooth load. He has good balance and a level bat path. Billy produces gap-to-gap line drives. He had an exit velo of 75 MPH.

Garrett Steins (Lafayette, 1B, 2015)
Steins is a big, strong, projectable 6-foot-5, 230-pound left-hand hitting first baseman. He ran a 60 at 7.53 and home-to-first 4.75. Garrett throws from a high ¾ arm slot and has long arm action. His throws were accurate and had good carry. His position velo was 72 MPH from the infield. Steins plays through the ball with a clean exchange. At the plate, Steins has a balanced setup with a smooth load. He has good balance and a level bat path. Garrett produces gap-to-gap  line drives and has plus power to all fields. He had an exit velo of 89 MPH. 

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