OK Top Unsigned Senior Games: Middle Infielder Analysis


Andy Urban
Oklahoma Scouting Director


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Prep Baseball Report Oklahoma hosted the second annual Top Unsigned Senior Games on Wednesday, June 6th, at the newly turfed Wendell Simmons Field. The event showcased a sold out 60 player roster from the 2019 grad class. Each position player went through a pro-style workout and played in a game. 

Though a few of the players covered here are talented two-way players, today we will cover them as middle infielders, with pitching analysis analysis already completed. 

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Joshua Baltierra 2B / SS / Calallen, TX / 2016

A 5-foot-6, 155-pound lean frame. Offensively, the right-handed hitter bats from a front leg heavy and open set-up with rhythm throughout. Uses a smooth rocking load with short leg kick before launching his hands on a flat path through extension. In BP, shows an all fields and flat approach with mostly barrels, 81 mph exit velo. Runs a 7.08 second 60. Defensively, shows advanced hands and feet. Throws with a short arm stroke through multiple slots with a quick release and accuracy at 77 mph across the diamond. In the game, went 0-for-3 with a line out to the pitcher.


Benjamin Cliburn SS / 2B / Deer Creek, OK / 2019

A 5-foot-9, 165-pound lean frame with room to add size and strength. Offensively, the right-handed hitter bats from a slightly open and balanced set-up with some rhythm throughout. Uses a slight leg lift and moderate stride before pulling his hands through a flat path through extension. In BP, shows a middle of the field and flat approach, finding barrels late in the round, 75 mph exit velo. Runs a 6.76 second 60. Defensively, shows active feet and soft hands. Throws from multiple slots with a short arm stroke and a quick release and accuracy at 79 mph across the diamond. In the game, went 0-for-2.


Rhett Conkling 2B / RHP / Weatherford , OK / 2019

A 5-foot-11, 160-pound lean frame with room to add size and strength. Offensively, the right-handed hitter bats from a back leg heavy set-up with some rhythm in his hands.Uses a short and soft stride before pulling his hands through a slightly uphill path. In BP, shows an all fields and flat approach, found a few barrels, 74 mph exit velo. Runs a 7.33 second 60. Defensively, shows above average feet. Throws with a short arm stroke through a high-3/4 slot with excellent accuracy, 73 mph across the diamond. In the game, went 0-for-2.


Brandon Coontz RHP / 2B / Drummond, OK / 2019

A 6-foot, 175-pound proportional frame. Offensively, the right-handed hitter bats from a slightly knock-kneed set-up with rhythm throughout. Uses a short stride with a late heel plant before launching his hands on a flat path to contact with a high finish. In BP, shows a flat and middle of the field approach, some barrels, 72 mph exit velo. Runs a 7.02 second 60. Defensively, shows above average footwork and some softness in his hands. Throws with a moderate arm stroke through a high-3/4 slot with some accuracy at 79 mph across the diamond. In the game, went 0-for-2. 


Malone Cunningham 2B / SS / Broken Arrow, OK / 2019

A 5-foot-7, 145-pound developing frame. Offensively, the right-handed hitter bats from an open, upright, and relaxed set-up with rhythm in his hands. Uses a short and soft stride before pulling his hands through a slightly uphill path. In BP, shows a flat and pull approach, some barrels, 74 mph exit velo. Runs a 7.44 second 60. Defensively, shows clean, confident, and smooth actions. Throws with a short arm stroke and a quick release with some accuracy, 72 mph across the diamond. In the game, went 2-for-3 with two line-drive singles up the middle.


Michael Dewald SS / 2B / Union, OK / 2019

A 5-foot-9, 160-pound lean and athletic frame. Offensively, the left-handed hitter bats from an even and back leg heavy set-up with low set hands pushed back with slight rhythm. Uses a short stride with a quiet front foot. Throws his hands through the zone efficiently on a flat path with a high finish. In BP, shows a flat, pull side, and middle of the field approach with some barrels, 87 mph exit velo. Runs a 6.94 second 60. Defensively, shows active and choppy footwork with softness in his hands. Throws with a short arm stroke through a high-3/4 slot with high-end accuracy, 79 mph across the diamond. In the game, went 1-for-4 with a single to right field. 


Callen Golloway SS / 2B / Blanchard, OK / 2019

A 5-foot-11, 180-pound frame with some strength. Offensively, the right-handed hitter bats from a narrow, open, upright, and relaxed set-up with rhythm in his hands. Uses a moderate hanging leg kick before launching his hands on a flat path to contact with bat speed. In BP, shows a pull and flat approach, some barrels, 85 mph exit velo. Runs a 6.82 second 60. Defensively, shows excellent lateral movement with active feet. Throws from multiple slots with some accuracy and arm strength at 85 mph across the diamond. In the game, went 0-for-2 with two free passes.


Tanner Holliman SS / RHP / Oklahoma Christian School, OK / 2019

A 6-foot, 175-pound lean and athletic frame with some strength. Offensively, the right-handed hitter bats from a balanced and even set-up with some rhythm in his hands. Uses a moderate knee-knock leg kick and hand load before launching his hands on a slightly uphill path with some length. In BP, shows an all fields and mostly flat approach, mostly barrels with bat speed, 93 mph exit velo. Runs a 6.79 second 60. Defensively, shows athleticism with good lateral movement with some softness in his hands. Makes the slow roller play quickly with ease. Throws from multiple arm strokes and slots depending on the play, 86 mph across the diamond with some accuracy. In the game, went 0-for-2 with a couple well struck pull side foul balls. 


Drake Irby SS / RHP / Chandler, OK / 2019

A 6-foot, 170-pound lean frame with room to add size and strength. Offensively, the right-handed hitter bats from a back leg heavy and open set-up with a slight crouch and rhythm in his hands. Uses a moderate stride before launching his hands on a flat path to contact with some bat speed. In BP, shows a middle to opposite field and flat approach, some barrels, 86 mph exit velo. Runs a 7.28 second 60. Defensively, shows clean and confident actions with advanced feet and hands. Throws from multiple slots with ease, a quick release, and accuracy at 76 mph across the diamond. In the game, went  1-for-2 with a single to center field and two walks.


Jack Kiker 2B / OF / Blanchard, OK / 2019

A 5-foot-11, 165-pound lean frame with room to add size and strength. Offensively, the right-handed hitter bats from an open, upright, narrow, and back leg heavy set-up with lots of rhythm in his hands. Uses a slight leg lift with a moderate stride before launching his hands on a very short path to contact with a high finish and some hand speed. In BP, shows a pull on the ground and opposite field and flat approach, some barrels, 80 mph exit velo. Runs a 7.07 second 60. Defensively, shows controlled actions with above average hands. Throws from a short arm stroke coming through a 3/4 slot with some accuracy at 78 mph across the diamond. In the game, went 0-for-2 despite getting hard contact on a two strike breaking ball. 


Carter LaValley SS / 2B / Carl Albert , OK / 2019

A 5-foot-11, 185-pound proportional frame with strength. Offensively, the left-handed hitter bats from a back leg heavy and even set-up with some rhythm in his hands. Uses a very short stride with a late heel plant before launching his hands on a slightly uphill path through extension. In BP, shows a gap to gap approach with some lift, mostly barrels with bat speed and strength, 90 mph exit velo. Runs a 6.87 second 60. Defensively, shows well above average hands and feet with excellent lateral movement. Throws from multiple slots with a quick release and some accuracy at 80 mph across the diamond. In the game, was 0-for-2 with a walk and two missiles at the second baseman. 


Ben Lykes 2B / C / Deer Creek, OK / 2019

A 5-foot-10, 197-pound frame. Offensively, the right-handed hitter bats from a slightly wide and back leg heavy set-up with some rhythm in his hands. Uses a short stride and arm bar load before sending his hands on a slightly uphill path. In BP, shows a mostly pull approach with some lift, mostly barrels, 81 mph exit velo. Runs an 8.21 second 60. Defensively, shows average hands and feet. Throws with a short arm stroke coming through a high-3/4 slot, with some accuracy at 74 mph across the diamond. In the game, went 0-for-2 with a fly out to center and a walk. 


Austin Viney 2B / RHP / Atoka, OK / 2019

A 5-foot-8, 150-pound lean frame with room to add size and strength. Offensively, the right-handed hitter bats from a back leg heavy and open set-up with some rhythm in his hands. Uses an arm bar load with a high leg kick before launching his hands on a flat path through extension. In BP, shows a flat and opposite field approach, some barrels, 84 mph exit velo. Runs a 7.05 second 60. Defensively, shows active feet and catches the ball deep. Throws with a long arm stroke coming through a high-3/4 slot with some arm strength and some accuracy 83 mph across the diamond. In the game, went 0-for-2.


Ambren Voitik 2B / 3B / Enid, OK / 2019

A 5-foot-10, 155-pound lean frame with room to add size and strength. Offensively, the left-handed hitter bats from an open and slightly back leg heavy set-up with some rhythm in his hands. Uses a short and soft stride with a slight hand pump load before sending them on a flat path to contact with a high finish. In BP, shows an all fields and mostly flat approach with occasional lift, mostly barrels, 85 mph exit velo. Runs a 7.15 second 60. Defensively, shows clean and confident actions with above average hands and feet. Throws with a moderate arm stroke through a 3/4 slot with some stiffness, 78 mph across the diamond with some accuracy. In the game, went 0-for-3 with hard contact to right field.  


Matthew Wilson 2B / SS / Moore, OK / 2019

A 5-foot-6, 148-pound developing frame. Offensively, the right-handed hitter bats from a back leg heavy set-up with rhythm in his hands. Uses a big leg kick before launching his hand on a flat path through extension with some length. In BP, shows a middle to pull and flat approach, some barrels, 81 mph exit velo. Runs a 7.59 second 60. Defensively, shows active feet and high energy, throws from a short arm stroke through a 3/4 slot with developing accuracy at 80 mph across the diamond. In the game, was 0-for-3 with and HBP and hard contact to center field.