Future Games Recap: Video Analysis (Mississippi)



Ronald Sims
Mississippi Scouting Director

The 2017 Prep Baseball Report Future Games has come and gone, as 3 uncommitted underclass prospects for the state of Mississippi descended onto Grand Park in Westfield, IN for the annual, prestigious event. Over 250 college coaches from across the country were on-hand to watch the top uncommitted prospects in the Prep Baseball Report coverage area compete over a 4-day span.

Over the course of the last few weeks, our scouting staff has compiled complete analysis of the 3 Mississippi prospects who represented the state on the national stage the Future Games created.

Today, our scouting staff wraps up the 2017 Future Games coverage with a final recap of each player's performance, including video from the weekend in early August.

To see the complete statistics from Wednesday’s workout day, CLICK HERE.

For more on the event, visit the daily Scout Blogs, Day 1, Day 2, & Day 3.

Video & Player Analysis

Landon Rascoe RHP / SS / Hattiesburg , MS / 2019

Athletic 6-foot-1, 185-pound frame. Long, loose, quick arm action from a high-3/4 arm slot.  Strong at balance position, working in-line and downhill with dominate front side, some effort and good finish to the plate. The baseball jumps out of his hand, sitting 88-92 mph with late life and deception to his fastball. Secondary stuff is still developing, but he flashed the ability to spin a tight breaking ball at times, with 11/5 shape and depth at 70-74 mph and a change up with occasional sink at 75-77 mph. Slider was 77 mph with good spin.

 

 

Turner Swistak RHP / 3B / Oak Grove, MS / 2020

Lean, athletic 6-foot-2, 170-pound frame. Right-handed hitting third baseman that hits from wide and balanced setup. Loads with a subtle shift of weight, dead hands and short stride with a line drive approach and slight up-hill path, recording an 86 mph exit velocity. Defensively showed fluid footwork, decent hands, occasionally fielding on heels while working through athletically. Short arm action into high-3/4 release with accuracy on throws, posting a positional velocity of 81 mph. Ran a 7.63 60-yard dash. Right-handed pitcher with short arm action into high-3/4 release, quick arm speed and normal effort. Solid rhythm, level shoulders, in-line direction, and finishes athletically. Strike thrower, worked with quality tempo, pitching 81-84 mph with his fastball. Flashed ability to spin solid breaking ball with shape and solid spin at 67-70 mph, also showing a change up with occasional fading action at 73-74 mph.

 

 

Colin Frederickson C / 1B / St. Stanislaus, MS / 2019

Athletic 6-foot, 180-pound frame, with room for added strength. Left-handed hitter that hits from tall, athletic, balanced setup. Subtle load with consistent rhythm and balanced throughout swing, with easy effort, looseness in hands. Short, simple swing with repeatable line-drive/backside approach and back spin ability, posted a 92 mph exit velocity. Developing defensively but projects in become a solid first baseman, as a catcher recorded pop times of 2.17 - 2.19 and a positional velocity of 76 mph. Ran a 7.78 60-yard dash.


 

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