Team Navy Analysis from the Underclass Games
August 22, 2012
Team Navy Analysis
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Brad Wilson, RHP/3B, Northridge HS, Class of 2015
6-foot, 210-pound right-handed pitcher. Strong stocky body. Balanced delivery with good arm extensions. Has moderate arm speed through upper 3/4 slot. Good backside finish. Fastball shows some late life, ranging 84-87 mph. Shows two types of breaking balls, slow at 68 mph and harder one at 74-75 mph. Both breakers are slurvy two plane type. Has decent arm action change up with some sink action (71-72 mph).
Brody Basilone, OF/RHP, Lexington HS, Class of 2014
6-foot-2,180-pound prospect. Registered a 7.28 60-yard dash. Projects as corner outfielder or first baseman at the next level. Uses short arm action through high ¾ arm slot. Reached a top velocity of 76 mph. at the plat,e he shows some balance eto his swing. Starts with a high hand trigger and short stride. Squares the ball up well, but still has more power to come.
Connor Osborn, C/OF, Mason HS, Class of 2014
6-foot-1, 160-pound prospect. Registered a 7.43 60-yard dash. Pop times ranged between 2.31-2.51. Velocity from the crouch reached 71 mph. At the plate, the right-handed hitter uses a long stride. Shows good use of his lower half and quick hands into the zone.
Cole Proia, IF, Moeller HS, Class of 2014
5-foot-11, 175-pound prospect with athletic, solid build. One of the top middle infield prospects in his class. Shows plus skills in several areas. Registered a 7.00 60-yard dash. Defensively, shows excellent range and good footwork. Aggressive to the ball with quick transfer and arm action. Reached a top velocity of 86 mph across the infield. At the plate, he shows a smooth, easy load with shoulder trigger. Good bat speed into the zone with line drive production.
Evan Gilliam, C, Tipp City Tippecanoe HS, Class of 2015
5-foot-9, 165-pound catching prospect. Registered a 7.55 60-yard dash. Behind the plate, he registered a 2.26-2.31 pop time. This could improve with a better glove to hand exchange and shortening of his transfer. Tends to open front side early as well. At the plate, the right-handed hitter uses a short stride. Contact type hitter at this stage. Needs to simplify his swing to help overall consistency at the next level.
Evan Lee, IF/OF, Lexington, Class of 2015
6-foot, 170-pound prospect with athletic, solid build. Registered a 7.63 60-yard dash. Likely projects as a third baseman or offensive second baseman. Shows good hands, but tends to flash the glove at times. Good arm strength and quick arm action across the diamond with top velocity of 82 mph. From the outfield, he showed a top velocity of 79 mph with short arm action. Potential left fielder at the next level. At the plate, he uses a leg kick trigger for his swing. Good use of explosive lower half. Ball jumps off his bat. Shows pull tendencies in his swing. Needs to continue developing and use the whole field.
Jacob Welkert, SS, St. Charles HS, Class of 2014
5-foot-10, 160-pound infield prospect with athletic build. Registered a 7.61 60-yard dash. Shows short arm action through a high ¾ arm slot. Reaches top velocity of 79 mph across the infield. Transfer gets long at time. Needs to improve this area to play in the middle. Glove work is good, but tends to flash at times. At the plate, the left-handed hitter showed opposite field tendencies in his swing. Contact type hitter that needs to consistently get extension. Will improve as he gets physically stronger.
Joey Chapman, C, Springfield Shawnee HS, Class of 2014
6-foot, 185-pound catching prospect. Strong athletic body. Has catching skills with low backside, lateral movement and framing. Reached 73 mph velocity from the crouch. Needs to improve glove to hand exchange to enhance pop time (2.05-2.16). Hits with wide stance from the right side. Swing is tad long but squares barrel on ball with some power potential. Needs to enhance lower body torque. Registered 7.3 60-yard dash.
Kyle Mottice, 2B, Massillon Jackson HS, Class of 2014
5-foot-11, 160-pound infield prospect. Registered a 6.93 60-yard dash. Shows some athleticism in his actions. In the field, he uses long arm action through a high ¾ arm slot. Reached a top velocity of 77 mph with some life to his throws across the infield. Hands are average. Needs to quicken transfer to play the middle. At the plate, the left-handed hitter shows a good contact/line drive type swing. Uses the whole field well. Power should increase as he matures physically.
Mason DeAnna, C/3B, St. Edwards HS, Class of 2015
5-foot-9, 150-pound prospect with athletic, solid build. Registered a 7.52 60-yard dash. Looks most natural behind the plate. Short, compact actions. Pop times between 2.11-2.16. Reached a top velocity of 75 mph from the crouch. At third base, his footwork lacks fluidity. Shows average hands and top velocity of 72 mph on his throws across the infield. At the plate, he shows a balanced swing with a smooth load. Hands are quick and short to the ball. Squares it up well. Interesting following as he grows and matures.
Matt Warnecke, IF/RHP, Ottawa Glandorf HS, Class of 2014
5-foot-11, 205-pound prospect with soft frame. Registered a 8.00 60-yard dash. Needs to improve foot speed and footwork in the field. Uses short arm action through ¾ arm slot. Reaches top velocity of 73 mph across the infield. At the plate, he hits from the right side. Shows some strength in his hands, but doesn’t incorporate his lower half well. Uses a front foot timing mechanism to his swing. On the mound, he sits 75-78 mph with his fastball. Tends to wrap his arm during back arm action. Curveball sits 63-65 mph with some spin. Changeup stays at 71-72 mph.
Michael Barnabei, OF/LHP, Pickerington Central HS, Class of 2014
5-foot-10, 145-pound prospect with solid build. Registered a 7.06 60-yard dash. Shows some athleticism in the outfield. Reached a top velocity of 77 mph on his throws. At the plate, he is a line drive type hitter. Didn’t show much power, but hit the ball well to all fields. Short stride and short path to the ball. Repeatable swing.
Mitchell Bault, RHP/1B, Moeller HS, Class of 2015
5-foot-10, 185-pound right-handed pitcher. Uses slow rhythm and tempo. Throws downhill from a high ¾ to over the top arm slot. Fastball sits 78-80 mph with some sink. Changeup sits at 73-74 mph with some fade to it. Interesting follow. Needs to continue developing secondary pitches.
Nick Fabian, OF/RHP, St. Ignatius HS, Class of 2014
6-foot-2, 170-pound prospect. Shows good physical projection with skills best serve as a hitter on next level. Has good power bat potential with wide base stance. Squares barrel on ball well with low hand set. Gets good lower half torque and finish. Ran excellent 6.7 60-yard dash. Also displays arm strength (84 mph) with some carry from corner outfield. On the mound, his fastball sits 80-83 mph and his curveball shows at 64-65 mph.
Sam Bordner, RHP/1B, Bloom-Carroll HS, Class of 2015
6-foot-5, 200-pound prospect with big athletic body with physical projection. Two way player who presently projects best as a hurler. Has downward plane with quick arm speed through 3/4 slot. Gets arm extensions with finish. Could enhance balance in delivery as tends to fall off in finish. Fastball velocity ranges 84-86 mph with some late life and more to come. Shows feel for downward plane curveball (68-72 mph). Change is basically straight for now (82 mph). Corner infield type with good range and hands. Ran 7.5 60-yard dash. Uses open stance. Swing is long with some lower body torque. Has power potential but needs to improve swing finish and keep backside load back more consistently.
Sam Vilk, 1B/RHP, Mentor HS, Class of 2014
6-foot-4, 230-pound prospect with big, solid frame. Registered a 8.00 60-yard dash. Moves well around the bag. Shows good arm strength with 81 mph velocity across the infield. At the plate, the left-handed hitter shows middle of the order potential. Shows quick hands into the zone with pull power. Uses a big leg kick to trigger his swing. On the mound, the righty shows some raw skills with an 80-81 mph fastball. His curveball sits in the mid 60’s. The delivery requires some effort. More of a thrower than a pitcher at this point, but could develop in time with present raw skills.
Steven Asbury, IF, Watkins Memorial HS, Class of 2014
5-foot-10, 180-pound infielder. Player that shows good baseball sense. Good defensive actions. Projects as a third baseman to offensive second baseman. Good hands and feet with 78 mph velocity across the infield. Ran 7.34 60-yard dash. Hits from an open stance. Has bat speed into zone from shoulder trigger. Squares barrel on ball with good hand finish and lower body torque. Good power potential, need to enhance plate coverage in swing.
Tyler Elgin, IF, Grove City Christian, Class of 2014
5-foot-6, 130-pound infield prospect. Registered a 7.88 60-yard dash. Second base type at the next level. Uses short arm action. Reached a top velocity of 68 mph across the infield. Needs to keep improving footwork. At the plate, he shows a consistent, compact swing with a short stride and short path to the ball. Does a good job using the whole field and hitting the ball where it is pitched. Contact type hitter with line drive production.
Tyrell Harris, OF/RHP, Briggs HS, Class of 2014
6-foot, 185-pound prospect. Good bodied player who shows good offensive ability. Hits with upright stance. Produces solid contact to all fields. Good bat plane with lower half torque and hand finish. Could improve by keeping his backside load back a tad more. Runs a 7.22 60-yard. Corner outfield type with 80 mph arm strength. On the mound, he shows 78-81 mph velocity on his fastball with some run to it. Curveball stays between 71-74 mph with tight 11/5 break to it. Needs to develop consistency with command.
Zac Carey, RHP/OF/IF, London HS, Class of 2014
6-foot-3, 165-pound two-way prospect. Good raw skills, ran 6.9 60-yard with decent arm strength (76 mph). Reaction type infielder (3B-2B) or corner outfielder. Hits with upright stance with batspeed and power potential. Could improve with more lower half torque. Good mound presence as a hurler. Has balanced delivery with moderate arm speed from 3/4 slot. Good arm extensions. Fastball shows some late life, ranging 82-84 mph. Excellent arm action on changeup (73-74 mph) with some arm side run. Curveball has downward spin, ranging 65-68 mph.