Beat-The-Heat Showcase: Complete Analysis From July 16



Dan Cevette
Director, New York

Complete Analysis From July 16

Michael Jenkins, 1B/MIF, Cicero-North HS, NY (2017) Stands at 5-foot-10, 170 pounds, with an athletic body build.  Michael ran a 8.21 60-yd dash.  He has smooth, soft hands, with clean smooth steps as he works his way through the baseball gaining ground as he throws the baseball across the diamond.  He has an over the top arm slot with a quick, clean and loose release.  He uses an over the top arm slot throwing motion.  His arm strength was at 70 MPH.  At the plate his setup is athletic, short stride, and leg kick, with a back load.  His hands are very compact and strong, plane is straight to the ball, and has mid-section finish with nice extension through the ball.   His exit velocity was 80 MPH.  Michael is a player who shows potential to progress to the next level in college.

Nick Courto, 1B/3B, New Hartford HS, NY (2018) Stands at 6-foot-6, 210 pounds, with an athletic body build.  Nick ran a 7.80 60-yd dash.  He has a smooth approach through the ball, with smooth, soft, quick hands, throws with a high 3/4 arm action, plays through the ball nicely, and has accuracy on the target from 3B.  At first base looked good fielding through the ball and receiving throws from the position players with a high 3/4 arm slot throwing motion.  His arm strength was at 65 MPH.  At the plate his setup is relaxed and balanced stance, short stride, with a back load.  His hands are long, over the plate, swinging on a level plane with long/full extension through the ball and finishes around shoulders through the baseball.  His exit velocity was 82 MPH.  Nick is a young player who shows potential to progress to the next level in college.

Andrew Circelli, 3B/MIF, New Hartford HS, NY (2018) Stands at 6-foot-1, 175 pounds, with an athletic body build.  Andrew ran a 7.36 60-yd dash.  He has a smooth approach through the ball, with smooth, soft, quick hands, throws with a high 3/4 arm action, plays through the ball nicely, showing range, and has accuracy on the target.  His arm strength was at 77 MPH.  At the plate his setup is athletic stance, short stride, with a back load.  His hands are very compact and strong, plane is straight to the ball, and has mid-section to shoulder finish with nice extension through the ball.   His exit velocity was 87 MPH.  Andrew is a young player who shows potential to progress to the next level in college.

Jacob Circelli, OF/1B, New Hartford HS, NY (2016) Stands at 5-foot-10, 180 pounds, with an athletic body build.  Jacob ran a 7.01 60-yd dash.  He has nice approach through the ball, with smooth, soft hands, throws with a high 3/4 arm action, plays through the ball nicely and has accuracy on the target.  At first base looked good fielding through the ball and receiving throws from the position players with a high 3/4 arm slot throwing motion, with accuracy.  His arm strength was at 68 MPH.  At the plate his setup is athletic stance, no stride, with a back load.  His hands are very compact and strong, plane is straight to the ball, and has mid-section to shoulder finish with nice extension through the ball.   His exit velocity was 87 MPH.  Jacob is a solid player who shows potential to progress to the next level in college.

Christian Rizzolo, C/MIF, Fairport HS, NY (2016) Stands at 6-foot-0, 155 pounds, with an athletic body build.  Christian ran a 7.00 60-yd dash.  As a catcher he throws with cut off and after the throw recoils.  He receives the ball with smooth, soft hands and has a clean transfer.  He blocks the ball nicely and keeps everything in front of him.  His arm strength was at 73 MPH.  At the plate his setup is relaxed and very balanced, short stride, with a minimal back load.  His hands are very compact and strong, swinging on a level plane with long/full extension through the ball, with a high finish through the ball.  His exit velocity was 79 MPH.  Christian is a catcher who shows potential to progress to the next level in college.

Jack Burns, MIF/OF, New Hartford HS, NY (2016) Stands at 5-foot-11, 170 pounds, with an athletic body build.  Jack ran a 7.25 60-yd dash.  He has a smooth approach through the ball, with smooth, soft, quick hands, throws with an over the top arm action, plays through the ball nicely, and has accuracy on the target.  His arm strength was 79 MPH.  At the plate he is a switch hitter, his setup is relaxed and balanced stance, high leg kick stride, with a back load.  His hands are very compact and strong, plane is straight to the ball, and has mid-section shoulder finish with nice extension through the ball.  His exit velocity was 82 MPH.  Jack is a player who shows potential to progress to the next level in college.

Augustus Pfisterer, 3B/1B, New Hartford HS, NY (2016) Stands at 6-foot-0, 190 pounds, with an athletic body build.  Augustus ran a 7.39 60-yd dash.  He has a smooth approach through the ball, soft hands, throws with a high 3/4 arm action, plays through the ball nicely, and has accuracy on the target.  At first base looked good fielding through the ball and receiving throws from the position players.  His arm strength was at 75 MPH.  At the plate his setup is relaxed and balanced stance, short stride, with a back load.  His hands are long, over the plate, swinging on a level plane with long/full extension through the ball and finishes around shoulders through the baseball.  His exit velocity was 89 MPH.  Augustus is a player who shows potential to progress to the next level in college.

Connor Tackley, LHP, Westhill HS, NY (2016) Stands at 6-foot-0, 170 pounds, with an athletic body build.  Connor uses a simple side step, balanced delivery, opens his hips a little early, needs to keep them closed before release.  Arm action is fairly clean and loose, throws from a high 3/4 arm slot.  His fast ball was (74-75…Max 76 MPH).  Curveball (67 MPH) had a 12 to 6 downward action and changeup (68 MPH) had a little late action.

Ryan Garbry, RHP, Oneida HS, NY (2016) Stands at 6-foot-2, 165 pounds, with an athletic body build.  Ryan uses a simple side step, and balanced delivery.  Arm action is fairly clean and loose, throws from a high 3/4 arm slot.  His fast ball was (73-75, Max 76 MPH).  Curveball (67-68 MPH) had a 12/6 shape with downward action and changeup (65-68 MPH) had a little late action.

Brennan Miller, MIF/OF, VVS HS, NY (2018) Stands at 5-foot-7, 121 pounds, with an athletic body build.  Brennan ran a 7.45 60-yd dash.  He has a smooth approach through the ball, with smooth, soft, quick hands, throws with a high 3/4 arm action, plays through the ball nicely, and has accuracy on the target.  His arm strength was 65 MPH.  At the plate his setup is relaxed and balanced stance, little leg kick stride, with a back load.  His hands are very compact and strong, swinging with a little uphill tilt, and has high finish with nice extension through the ball.  His exit velocity was 68 MPH.  Brennan is a player who shows potential to progress to the next level in college.

Michael Johnson, OF, Notre Dame HS, NY (2016) Stands at 5-foot-10, 180 pounds, with an athletic body build.  Michael ran a 6.99 60-yd dash.  He has nice approach through the ball, with smooth, soft hands, throws with a high 3/4 arm action, plays through the ball nicely and has accuracy on the target.  His arm strength was at 68 MPH.  At the plate his setup is athletic stance, short stride, with a minimal back load.  His hands are very compact and strong, plane is straight to the ball, and has mid-section to shoulder finish with nice extension through the ball.   His exit velocity was 74 MPH.  Michael is a player who shows potential to progress to the next level in college.

Vincenzo Castronovo, 1B, Proctor HS, NY (2018) Stands at 5-foot-11, 175 pounds, with an athletic body build.  Vincenzo ran a 6.92 60-yd dash.  At first base looked good fielding through the ball and receiving throws from the position players.  He has a smooth approach through the ball, with smooth, soft, quick hands, throws with a high 3/4 arm action, plays through the ball nicely, and has accuracy on the target. His arm strength was at 78 MPH.  At the plate his setup is relaxed and very balanced, short stride, with a smooth load.  His hands are very compact and strong, swinging on a level plane with long/full extension through the ball, with an athletic balance throughout the whole swing.  His exit velocity was 88 MPH.  Vincenzo is a young player who shows potential to progress to the next level in college.

Vito Castronovo, MIF, Proctor HS, NY (2016) Stands at 5-foot-8, 175 pounds, with an athletic body build.  Vito ran a 6.77 60-yd dash.  He has a smooth approach through the ball, with smooth, soft, quick hands, throws with a clean loose action, arm is very strong across the diamond, plays through the ball nicely, with lots of range, and has accuracy on the target.  His arm strength was at 77 MPH.  At the plate his setup is relaxed and very balanced, short stride, with a smooth load.  His hands are very compact and strong, swinging with a little uphill tilt, and has high finish with nice extension through the ball. His exit velocity was 86 MPH.  Vito is a player who shows potential to progress to the next level in college.

Sean McGlynn, C, New Hartford HS, NY (2017) Stands at 5-foot-10, 135 pounds, with an athletic body build.  Sean ran a 6.90 60-yd dash.  As a catcher he throws with cut off and after the throw recoils.  He receives the ball with smooth, soft hands and has a clean transfer.  He blocks the ball nicely and keeps everything in front of him.  His arm strength was at 75 MPH.  At the plate his setup is relaxed and very balanced, short stride, with a minimal back load.  His hands are very compact and strong, plane is straight to the ball, and has mid-section to shoulder finish with nice extension through the ball.  His exit velocity was 73 MPH.  Sean is a catcher who shows potential to progress to the next level in college.

Noah Bowen, C, Westmoreland HS, NY (2017) Stands at 5-foot-11, 195 pounds, with an athletic body build.  Noah ran a 7.10 60-yd dash.  As a catcher he throws with cut off and after the throw recoils.  He receives the ball with smooth, soft hands and has a clean transfer.  He blocks the ball nicely and keeps everything in front of him.  His arm strength was at 65 MPH.  At the plate his setup is open stance, short stride, with a minimal back load.  His hands are very aggressive, compact and strong, plane is straight to the ball, and has mid-section to shoulder finish with nice extension through the ball.  His exit velocity was 82 MPH.  Noah is a catcher who shows potential to progress to the next level in college.

Matt Enos, MIF, Oriskany HS, NY (2019) Stands at 5-foot-2, 125 pounds, with an athletic body build.  Matt ran a 8.21 60-yd dash.  He has a smooth approach through the ball, with smooth, soft hands, throws with a high 3/4 arm action, needs to work more through the ball, but has accurate.  His arm strength was 62 MPH.  At the plate his setup is relaxed and balanced stance, short stride, with a back load.  His hands are very compact, swinging on a level plane, and has shoulder finish with extension through the ball.  His exit velocity was 62 MPH. 

Ryan Enos, MIF, Oriskany HS, NY (2017) Stands at 5-foot-8, 160 pounds, with an athletic body build.  Ryan ran a 7.27 60-yd dash.  He has a smooth approach through the ball, with smooth, soft, quick hands, throws with a clean loose action, arm is very strong across the diamond, plays through the ball nicely, with lots of range, and has accuracy on the target.  His arm strength was at 82 MPH.  At the plate his setup is relaxed and very balanced, short stride, with a back load.  His hands are very compact and strong, swinging with a little uphill tilt, and has high finish with nice extension through the ball. His exit velocity was 77 MPH.  Pitching Ryan uses a simple side step, and balanced delivery.  Arm action is fairly clean and loose, throws from a high 3/4 arm slot.  His fast ball was (78-82…Max 82 MPH).  Curveball (70 MPH).  Ryan is a player who shows potential to progress to the next level in college.

Bryce Collis, MIF, Whitesboro HS, NY (2021)  Bryce a young player ran a 9.88 60-yd dash.  At first base looked good fielding through the ball and receiving throws from the position players, throws with a high 3/4 arm slot.  His arm strength was at 58 MPH.  At the plate his setup is normal stance, high leg kick stride, with a (hitch) back load.  His hands are very compact, swinging with a little uphill tilt, and has shoulder cutoff finish through the ball. His exit velocity was 66 MPH. 

Ethan Burrows, MIF, Oriskany HS, NY (2020)  Ethan a young player ran a 9.14 60-yd dash.  He has a smooth approach through the ball, with smooth, soft hands, throws with a high 3/4 arm action, needs to work more through the ball, but has accurate.  His arm strength was at 65 MPH.  At the plate his setup is relaxed and balanced stance, double tab stride, with a back load.  His hands are very compact, plane is straight to the ball, and has mid-section to shoulder finish with a cutoff finish through the ball.  His exit velocity was 53 MPH. 

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