Best Of The Rest: The Top Uncommitted Class of 2022 Prospects After Initial Signing Date

Dylan Hefflinger
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Best Of The Rest: The Top Uncommitted Class of 2022 Prospects After Initial Signing Date

The NCAA signing period started on November 10th. With the start of the signing period upon us, we take look at who the top in-state uncommitted prospects are and what they could provide to a program at the next level.

Top Arms

Jayden Jerger RHP / 1B / Defiance, OH / 2022

Report: 6-foot-1, 180-pound righty. Athletic on the mound, showing quick arm speed while using a loose arm action through a high ¾ arm angle. Drop-and-drive type pitcher. Lands square with a falling off finish. Produced a fastball that came in at 85-87 mph; shows late action and very consistent command. Curveball in the low to mid 70s with nice shape and a good spin rate around 2400. The change has fading action on it while sitting in the mid to upper 70s. A dominant spring and summer, going 18-0 in 119 innings, with a 1.17 ERA, 0.88 WHIP and 138 strikeouts.

Patrick Dinnen RHP / OF / Mayfield, OH / 2022

Report: 6-foot-1, 168-pound quick armed righty. High ¾ arm angle with a loose arm action. Drop-and-drive type pitcher while showing an easy effort. Balance point is tall with a downhill shoulders during delivery. Lands square with an athletic finish. Fastball sits 85-88 mph. with running hard action (Max spin 2367; Avg 2203). Shows slurvey tight action on his 10/4 slider (72-75). (Max spin 2459; Avg 2176). Changeup (82-83 mph).

Luke Schlimm LHP / LaSalle, OH / 2022

Report: 6-0, 190-pound southpaw shows a simple delivery from the stretch and throws from a high ¾ arm slot. He creates downhill leverage on his pitches. The fastball sits in the mid to upper 80s and jumps out the hand clean and shows some life and ‘ride’ through the zone. Low 70s breaker shows good depth and bite. Good feel for both his pitches. Breaking ball was thrown with fastball arm speed and created good deception.

Colin Ames RHP / 3B / Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy, OH / 2022

Report: 6-foot-2, 225-pound physical frame. Athletic on the mound, shows quick arm speed with a ¾ arm angle. Slow-tempo type pitcher and uses easy effort. Shows an athletic balance point and a clean finish. Produced a fastball that came in at 86-88 mph. Curveball (70-71 mph), changeup (78-80 mph), slider (75-77 mph).

Braeden Goulet LHP / OF / Wapakoneta, OH / 2022

Report: 6-foot-1, 180-pound. Athletic on the mound, shows good arm speed and a compact arm action. Slow-tempo type pitcher who shows easy effort. Displays in line shoulders and a tall balance point. Lands square with a clean finish. Fastball sits in the mid-80s with some run. Good looking curveball in the low 70s.

Top Position Prospects

Keelan Daniel OF / 3B / Moeller, OH / 2022

Report: 5-foot-10, 170-pound outfielder. Athletic at the plate, Daniel clocked an exit velocity of 90 mph. Starts in an open athletic stance with a smooth controlled load, then uses a leg kick. Bat speed was quick, and showed a level swing plane. Found multiple barrels with some loud contact. Line drive approach. Solid in the outfield, his throws to the bases were maxed out at 82 mph; showed soft hands, a natural exchange, and athletic feet. Out front fielding mechanics. Has ran the 60-yard dash in 6.97.

Michael Molnar OF / Mason, OH / 2022

Report: 6-foot-3, 190-pound athletic frame. During batting practice, the right-handed hitter clocked an exit velocity of 92 mph. Started in an open stance with a smooth load, then used a controlled stride. Had a flat swing plane, explosive bat speed and level finish. He barreled up multiple balls with loud contact. Pull side approach. Athletic in the outfield, he showed the ability to make throws to the bases at 85 mph; has smooth feet, and sure hands. Showed an-over-the-top slot and a loose arm action with consistent accuracy to the base. The athletic recruit showcased his speed with a sub-seven 60 time of 6.66.

Brayden Fraasman C / OF / Ross, OH / 2022

Report: 5-foot-11, 190-pound. Solid in the box, the right-handed hitter had an exit velocity of 98 mph. Begins in an athletic open stance with a smooth controlled load, then uses a short stride. Barreled up multiple balls with some loud contact. Gap to gap approach. Behind the plate, his strong arm produced efficient throws to second at velocities up to 80 mph; showed his ability to throw runners out with an efficient pop time of 1.88-1.97. Clocked a 60 time of 7.04.

Dylan Thatcher 1B / OF / Madeira, OH / 2022

Report: 6-foot, 190-pound 1B/OF. At the plate, the left-handed hitter has produced an exit velocity of 94 mph. A guy that continues to impress at the plate. Love the combination of smooth actions and burst he is able to create. A guy that can presently run the gaps and should be able to play over the wall as he progresses. Middle of the order bat. Also looked the part defensively. Has recorded a 60 time of 7.55.

Theo Winings C / Eaton, OH / 2022

Report: 6-1, 185-pound right-handed hitting catching prospect. Solid showing in BP. Physical dude w/above average bat speed and gap to gap direction. Natural loft to stroke allows him to lift the ball naturally. Run producer traits with a top EV of 93mph. In game he showed well behind the dish. Well +Avg arm, can block/receive smoothly and athletically. Going to be a solid addition to a college program. Has recorded a 60 time of 7.03.

Top Two-Way Guys

Austin Sizemore 3B / RHP / Olentangy, OH / 2022

Report: 5-foot-11, 185-pound. Solid at the plate, the right-handed hitter's best exit velocity was 95 mph. Started in an athletic open stance with a smooth controlled load, then used a short stride. Bat speed is explosive and displays a level swing plane. Found multiple barrels with some loud contact. Gap to gap approach. Solid showed his live arm in the infield with position velocities up to 85 mph; natural fluid exchange. During the event, clocked a 60 time of 7.27. Solid on the mound, used a high ¾ arm angle with a short arm action while showing quick arm speed. Feel type pitcher who uses some effort. Showed consistent balance point with in line shoulders. Has a recoil finish. Throws his fastball in the middle to upper 80s. Curveball (70-74 mph).

Benjamin McCallum RHP / OF / Jackson, OH / 2022

Report: 6-3, 205-pound RHP/OF. Right-handed hitter that starts in a balanced stance. High ceiling bat with size and Physicality. Ball really comes off well when squared and doesn't take a ton of energy for him to do so. Stayed inside the baseball nicely, working gap to gap in BP. Corner skill set in the outfield. Fluid actions with a confident/efficient play through. Ball skills are solid. Arm has a chance to be a well above average tool. Ball jumps, easy gap abilities with more to come. On the mound, McCallum is another potential high-level arm out of Jackson HS. 6-foot-3, ideal pitchers frame with an easier delivery. Spins a sharp, downer of a breaking ball with good spin in the 68-71mph range. The fastball sits in the mid-80s. All physical indicators, including hand speed/spin indicate more velo in the tank to add to fastball. Expect stock to only rise here.

Jake Tschida OF / LHP / Roger Bacon, OH / 2022

Report: 5-foot-11, 180-pound physical frame. Projectable at the plate, Tschida was ranked 1st with an exit velocity of 99 mph. Begins in an athletic balanced stance with a smooth quick load, then uses a big leg kick. Bat speed is explosive and has a level swing plane. Athletic when throwing from the outfield, he showed off his strong arm with throws at velocities of 88 mph;has soft hands, a developing exchange, and smooth developing feet. Fielded the ball one hand with athletic movement laterally. Above average on the mound, used a ¾ arm angle with a quick arm action while showing quick arm speed. Drop-and-drive type pitcher who shows easy effort. Showed an athletic balance point. Threw his fastball 83-84 mph; has running action and arm side control. Throws a 1/7 curveball (74-77) that has plus action. His changeup (68-71) had fading action and arm side command.

Preston Allen RHP / 3B / Reynoldsburg, OH / 2022

Report: Interesting follow. Good mover that is on time with some athleticism in there. Arm works. Mid-80s, up to 88. and he should continue to add velocity as he matures. Fastball was live when in the zone. Also spun a playable breaking ball on an 11/5 plane in the low 70s. At the plate, the right-handed hitter that starts in a balanced stance. Goes with a leg kick timing trigger during back load to hands. Uphill path with physicality to stroke. Has some whip in there. Shows gap pop. The frame/skill set plays over at third base. Fluid mover with ball skills on par for class. The arm is a well above average tool for a corner guy.

Johnny Nixon RHP / 3B / Minster, OH / 2022

Report: 6-foot-4, 190-pound. Capable in the box, Nixon had an exit velocity of 91 mph. (63.39 mph bat speed average). (20.05 mph hand speed average). Starts in a tall open stance with a small controlled load, then uses a toe tap. Bat speed is above average, exhibits a level rotational swing plane and level finish. Found some barrels through his round. Line drive approach. Solid while in the infield, registered his best throw across the diamond at 80 mph; had consistent footwork, developing hands, and a natural exchange. Showed consistent accuracy to the bag and a compact arm action. Athletic on the mound, showed quick arm speed with a loose arm action and a ¾ arm angle. Up-tempo type pitcher who uses easy effort. Has in line shoulder and athletic balance point. Displayed a clean finish Changeup (75-77 mph), slider (69-70 mph). Produced a fastball that came in at 81-84 mph. (Max spin 2184; Avg 2051). Throws a 10/4 curveball that has slurvey action. (Max spin 2160; Avg 2060).

Ranked uncommitted Prospect List

Rank Name State School Class Pos Commitment
75 Jayden Jerger OH Defiance 2022 RHP
76 Patrick Dinnen OH Mayfield 2022 RHP
78 Luke Schlimm OH LaSalle 2022 LHP
79 Austin Sizemore OH Olentangy 2022 3B
80 Colin Ames OH Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy 2022 RHP
81 Keelan Daniel OH Moeller 2022 OF
85 Braeden Goulet OH Wapakoneta 2022 LHP
86 Jack Villarreal OH Lakota East 2022 LHP
88 Colin Kelly OH Twinsburg 2022 RHP
95 Thomas Ryan OH St. Xavier 2022 RHP
99 Zane Lovelady OH Galia Academy 2022 LHP
102 Brayden Fraasman OH Ross 2022 C
103 Michael Molnar OH Mason 2022 OF
106 Benjamin McCallum OH Jackson 2022 RHP
108 Dylan Thatcher OH Madeira 2022 1B
111 Ryan Petro OH Canfield 2022 RHP
113 Theo Winings OH Eaton 2022 C
116 Josh Dezenzo OH Marlington 2022 SS
118 Zac Fuller OH Stow-Munroe Falls 2022 OF
119 Jack Vogele OH CHCA 2022 OF
120 Jake Tschida OH Roger Bacon 2022 OF
127 Preston Allen OH Reynoldsburg 2022 RHP
129 Davin Ronquist OH Fairfield 2022 RHP
133 Sam Patriarco OH Solon 2022 3B
134 Johnny Nixon OH Minster 2022 RHP
135 Zachary Whetzel OH Nordonia 2022 RHP
136 Matt Abbott OH North Royalton 2022 RHP
137 Trey Lake OH Toledo St. Johns 2022 SS
140 Micah Murtha OH St. Ignatius 2022 RHP
141 Caleb Kepler OH Archbishop Hoban 2022 OF
142 Brennyn Bell-Bucher OH Talawanda 2022 RHP
144 Zachary Tizzano OH Villa Angela-Saint Joseph 2022 LHP
145 Mason Clark OH Kings 2022 RHP
146 Ryan Miklich OH St. Edward 2022 OF
147 Kasey Kish OH Walsh Jesuit 2022 C
149 Logan Oakes OH Walsh Jesuit 2022 LHP
151 Evan Weyler OH St. Xavier 2022 C
153 Ross Carnes OH Anderson 2022 C
154 Nick Rabin OH Lakota East 2022 SS
155 Carter Vilevac OH Brookside 2022 C
157 Blake Bradford OH Sylvania Northview 2022 SS
160 Jake Hertzman OH Sycamore 2022 RHP
162 Leo Fornara OH Chagrin Falls 2022 RHP
163 Benjamin Kotzin OH Sycamore 2022 RHP
164 Caden Goodwin OH Jackson 2022 RHP
165 Carter Kocik OH Black River 2022 C
166 Gavin McCoy OH Twinsburg 2022 3B
170 Maddox Burnworth OH Gahanna 2022 RHP
171 Ricky Freeman OH North Canton Hoover 2022 RHP
172 Adam Stahler OH Waynesville 2022 RHP
174 Jackson Phelps OH Walsh Jesuit 2022 RHP
175 Griffin Widrig OH Boardman 2022 SS
176 Cody Schneider OH Beavercreek 2022 2B
178 Andrew Vance OH Cincinnati Country Day 2022 RHP
179 Skyler Kries OH Wadsworth 2022 RHP
180 Cameron Porter OH Moeller 2022 RHP
181 Logan Franz OH Lebanon 2022 3B
183 Andrew Brock OH CHCA 2022 OF
184 Cameron Harris OH Granville 2022 RHP
185 Dominic Perrine OH Nordonia 2022 OF
186 Oliver Cush OH New Albany 2022 2B
187 Reece Dellinger OH Coldwater 2022 RHP
188 Keegan Montgomery OH Lancaster City 2022 RHP
189 Jackson Judy OH Worthington Kilbourne 2022 RHP
190 Will Murphy OH Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy 2022 RHP
193 Seth Witt OH Genoa 2022 LHP
194 Antonio Falvo OH Lancaster 2022 SS
195 Tanner Rubinstein OH Napoleon 2022 RHP
197 Ryan Shimek OH Revere 2022 OF
198 Mason Perkins OH Summit Country Day 2022 SS
205 Ryan Snyder OH Tallmadge 2022 OF
206 Jake Vasil OH Kenston 2022 LHP
210 Brandon Bechtold OH Berea Midpark 2022 LHP
212 Zachary Hryb OH Youngstown Cardinal Mooney 2022 OF
215 Wyatt Fuduric OH Geneva 2022 RHP
216 Braden Reed OH Gahanna Lincoln 2022 OF
218 Jack Faflik OH Jackson 2022 RHP
219 Robert Verba OH Pymatuning Valley 2022 C
220 Adam Deitschel OH LaSalle 2022 OF
223 Brayden Kendall OH Cincinnati LaSalle 2022 OF
224 Ethan Malafa OH Mariemont 2022 RHP
225 Benjamin Bochenek OH Wayne 2022 1B
226 Doug Spreen OH Oak Hills 2022 RHP
227 Gannon Wentz OH Thomas Worthington 2022 RHP
229 Christian Wright OH St.Edwards 2022 OF
230 Tyler Fernandez OH Aurora 2022 1B
231 Austin Ety OH Liberty Union 2022 C
234 Carson Smith OH Toledo St. Francis de Sales 2022 RHP
235 Matt Snider OH Mayfield 2022 1B
236 Jackson Duncan OH Northmont Senior 2022 RHP
237 Alex Sidloski OH St. Ignatius 2022 1B
240 Ethan Hendrickson OH Vermilion 2022 1B
241 Landon Burkhart OH Coventry 2022 3B
242 Lake Boos OH Eastwood 2022 RHP
243 Sam Woods OH Paulding 2022 RHP
244 Dennis Ritlinger-Nirider OH Grove City 2022 OF
247 Anthony Gentile OH Strongsville 2022 3B
250 Jay Rinehart OH Bay 2022 RHP
251 Carter Gast OH Olmsted Falls 2022 OF
252 Mason Koons OH Hilliard Bradley 2022 SS
253 Ryan Weber OH Aurora 2022 OF
254 Jacob Finley OH Lakota East 2022 OF
256 Jack Metzger OH Saint Xavier 2022 2B
257 Michael Eickhoff OH St. Vincent St. Mary 2022 LHP
261 Mark Serdinak OH Walsh Jesuit 2022 3B
267 Ryan Florence OH Shadyside 2022 C
268 Jackson Ware OH Grove City 2022 OF
269 John JC Calhoun Jr OH Middletown 2022 OF
274 Alijah Evans OH Crestline 2022 RHP
277 Jared Scott OH Clear Fork 2022 3B
279 Ethan Pollack OH Cleveland Heights 2022 LHP
281 Cooper McKenzie OH Wheelersburg 2022 C
283 Brad Leonard OH Westerville Central 2022 OF
284 Casey Maruniak OH Hilliard Darby 2022 3B
286 Howie Ryder OH Firestone 2022 RHP
288 Kemper Murray OH Fairfield 2022 OF
289 Nicholas Wrobleski OH Mapleton 2022 OF
290 Christopher Bach OH Brecksville-Broadview Heights 2022 C
292 Matthew Spencer OH Hilliard Darby 2022 OF
294 Nolan Schmitz OH Saint Henry 2022 LHP
295 Logan Vogelgesang OH Harrison 2022 LHP
297 Johnny Hill OH Columbus Academy 2022 OF
298 Kevin West OH Mason 2022 OF
299 Michael Kuziak OH Barberton 2022 LHP
300 Lucas Swierk OH Little Miami 2022 SS
301 Hunter Sproles OH Antwerp 2022 RHP
303 Cade Combs OH Harrison 2022 C
304 Jacob Rollyson OH Green 2022 RHP
305 Connor Evanich OH Marlington 2022 RHP
307 Garret Odey OH Marlington 2022 3B
309 Ty Pangborn OH Newark 2022 RHP
311 Jacob Masterson OH Moeller 2022 RHP
313 Peyton Stanford OH Northmont 2022 3B
314 Noah Bromberg OH Orange 2022 SS
315 Anthony Cirino OH Wadsworth 2022 OF
317 Rhys Francis OH Shadyside 2022 RHP
318 Lleyton Flamm OH New Richmond 2022 RHP
320 Andrew Apanasewicz OH Saint Ignatius 2022 C
327 Tate Scholvin OH Olentangy Orange 2022 OF
328 Gavyn Smith OH LaSalle 2022 RHP
330 Aiden Reis OH Meadowbrook 2022 OF
332 Zachary Pleska OH Columbiana 2022 RHP
333 Scotty Beckman OH St Charles 2022 OF
334 Andrew Arntson OH Eastwood 2022 C
335 Ethan English OH Elyria Catholic 2022 RHP
338 Ethan Jenkins OH Bellbrook 2022 LHP
339 Shane Rothlisberger OH Kenston 2022 2B
340 Hayden Macko OH Barberton 2022 OF
341 Adam Lippe OH Uniontown Lake 2022 1B
342 Trey Gray OH Toledo Central Catholic 2022 C
344 Andrew Nemec OH Granville 2022 RHP
345 Thomas Simon OH Edison 2022 LHP
347 Silas Moore OH Dublin Scioto 2022 OF
348 Vincent Koprowski OH North Royalton 2022 SS
349 Mikey Olivieri OH Jackson Local (Massillon) 2022 RHP
350 Ty Young OH Alliance 2022 RHP
351 Jalen Suggs OH Hawken 2022 OF
352 Henry Holman OH Twinsburg 2022 RHP
353 Jack Genzman OH Ottawa Hills 2022 RHP
354 Khalil Suggs OH Hawken 2022 SS
355 Devin Toothman OH Eastliverpool 2022 SS
358 Thomas Life OH Jackson 2022 1B
360 Dimitri Boumis OH Bishop Hartley 2022 3B
361 Paxton Grimes OH East Liverpool 2022 3B
363 Hayden Bucher OH St. Francis DeSales 2022 RHP
365 Ty Walters OH Waynesville 2022 RHP
366 Brady Broshar OH Gahanna Lincoln 2022 C
367 Logan Koller OH Kenston 2022 OF
368 Jake Downey OH Stebbins 2022 C
369 Blake Pettit OH Hilliard Davidson 2022 3B
370 Alec Marran OH Glenoak 2022 1B
371 Alex Dunkel OH Archbishop Alter 2022 LHP
372 Aidan Stewart OH Mason 2022 1B
374 Nick Church OH Bristol 2022 RHP
375 Aidan Cunningham OH Strongsville 2022 OF
376 Parker Varney OH Carrollton 2022 1B
378 Max Atkinson OH Taylor 2022 C
379 Ashton Bour OH Hopewell Loudon 2022 C
381 Joshua (J) Matz OH Lakota 2022 C
383 Ian Minor OH Norwalk 2022 3B
384 Trevor Newtz OH Westerville North 2022 3B
385 Caleb Kirker OH Thomas Worthington 2022 1B
386 Max Miller OH Mariemont 2022 SS
387 Dylan Minor OH Twinsburg 2022 C
388 Blake Jodrey OH Highland 2022 2B
389 Peyton Mannering OH Loveland 2022 RHP
391 Cole Archual OH Worthington Kilbourne 2022 OF
393 Brody Symsick OH Galion 2022 RHP
394 Phillip Langenkamp OH Archbishop Moeller 2022 2B
396 Wade Liffick OH Defiance 2022 LHP
397 Ty'Rek Spikes OH Winton Woods 2022 OF
398 Tyler Fedele OH Hopewell-Loudon 2022 RHP
399 Donovan Coughlin OH Clay 2022 3B
400 Jackson Kennedy OH Oregon Clay 2022 C

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