Maryland Junior Future Trials: Middle Infield Analysis


Kyle Campbell & Jamie Naill Jr.
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This year's Junior Future Trials at the Maryland Sportsplex featured over 40 players from across the Old Line State, Delaware and Virginia. Players participated in a pro-style workout and threw bullpens in front of our PBR Maryland and Mid-Atlantic staff. Below are evaluations on the 18 middle infielders at the event. 

 

MIDDLE INFIELDERS

(Listed Alphabetically)

Logan An SS / RHP / St. Albans, VA / 2025

Body: 5’7”, 115 pounds. Athletic body type. 
Hit: RHH. Hits from a balanced, square, more upright stance at the plate. Smooth knee-to-knee back load with some hand separation and a slight toe-tap into a shorter stride. Attacks the ball with some hand rhythm and a more level swing path. Keeps hands inside the ball nicely and creates some extension through and past contact. Solid middle of the field line drive approach with a two-handed finish. 
Power: 74 mph exit velocity during BP per TrackMan. 
Arm: RH. INF - 64 mph. Throws with shorter arm action from a low three-quarter slot. 
Defense: Plays through the ball, fielding it out in front and funnels to the belt with clean, quick exchanges. Slight glove tap in transfers with quick, active feet. Showed some range side to side with athleticism throughout. 
Run: 7.63 60-Yard Time.


Dylan Buchalter SS / RHP / Gilman, MD / 2025

Body: 5’11”, 140 pounds. Lanky, athletic frame. 
Hit: RHH. Hits from a tall, balanced, slightly closed stance at the plate. Smooth, quick back load with some hand separation and a bigger leg kick stride. Hands are quick through contact with a level swing path. Stays behind the ball well with balance throughout and a slight recoil in the back swing. Gap-to-gap line drive approach. 
Power: 74 mph exit velocity during BP per TrackMan. 
Arm: RH. INF - 67 mph. Throws with longer arm action from an over the top slot. 
Defense: Plays through the ball well with active feet and soft hands. Fields it out in front and funnels to the belt with quick, clean exchanges. Shows solid range side to side with fluid actions. 
Run: 7.71 60-Yard Time.


Ryan Craig RHP / SS / N/A, MD / 2025

Body: 5’6”, 145 pounds. Athletic body type.
Hit: RHH. Hits from a balanced, square stance at the plate. Smooth knee-to-knee back load with solid hand separation and a bigger leg kick. Hits with rhythmic hands and attacks the ball with intent with a level swing path. Quick hands and some bat speed through contact, staying behind the ball well with balance throughout. Hands stay inside the ball nicely with line drive tendencies to the middle of the field. 
Power: 80 mph exit velocity during BP per TrackMan. Some gap-to-gap pop is present with more projected. 
Arm: RH. INF - 69 mph. Throws with longer arm action from a high three-quarter slot. 
Defense: Plays through the ball well with quick, active feet. Fields the ball out in front with a solid base and funnels to the belt with quick, clean exchanges. Showed solid range side to side with clean exchanges. 
Run: 8.16 60-Yard Time.


Connor Doherty SS / RHP / Robinson, VA / 2025

Body: 5’9”, 140 pounds. Athletic, lanky frame. 
Hit: RHH. Hits from a balanced, open, upright stance at the plate. Smooth back load with some hand separation and a longer stride. More level swing path with quick hands and some bat speed through the zone. Creates solid extension past contact and stays behind the ball well with balance throughout. Hands stay inside the ball well with line drive tendencies to the middle of the field. 
Power: 82 mph exit velocity during BP per TrackMan. Some power present to the gaps and alleys with more projected as the body continues to fill out. 
Arm: RH. INF - 65 mph. Throws with shorter arm action from a mid to high three-quarter slot. 
Defense: Plays through the ball with active feet and fluid actions. Fields the ball in closer to the body and funnels to the chest from a solid base. Exchanges are quick and clean with momentum towards the target. 
Run: 7.48 60-Yard Time.


Jack Grossi SS / RHP / Undecided, MD / 2026

Body: 5’7”, 140 pounds. Athletic body type.
Hit: LHH. Hits from a balanced, slightly crouched, square stance at the plate. Smooth back load with some hand separation and a quick leg kick stride. Hands drop slightly before contact with an uphill swing path. Creates solid extension through and past contact and stays behind the ball well with some lower half involvement. Middle of the field line drive approach. 
Power: 74 mph exit velocity during BP per TrackMan. 
Arm: RH. INF - 68 mph. Throws with longer arm action from a high three-quarter slot. 
Defense: Fields the ball out in front with smooth, fluid actions. Funnels to the chest with a glove-tap in exchange. Quick, soft hands and creates solid momentum towards the target. Showed solid range side to side. 
Run: 8.66 60-Yard Time.


Matthew Hart RHP / SS / North Harford, MD / 2025

Body: 5’6”, 140 pounds. Athletic body type.
Hit: RHH. Hits from a balanced, open stance at the plate. Quick back load with some hand separation and a bigger leg kick stride. More level swing path, staying behind the ball well  with some hand rhythm throughout. Line drive tendencies to the middle of the field with a one-handed finish. 
Power: 71 mph exit velocity during BP per TrackMan. 
Arm: RH. INF - 60 mph. Throws with short arm action from a high three-quarter slot. 
Defense: Plays through the ball from a solid base and fields it out in front. Funnels to the belt with a quick glove-tap in exchange. Showed some range side to side. 
Run: 8.98 60-Yard Time.


Brady Kosc SS / 2B / Cape Henlopen , DE / 2025

Body: 5’9”, 145 pounds. Athletic body type.
Hit: RHH. Hits from a balanced, slightly open, upright stance at the plate. Smooth weight transfer and back load with some hand separation and a shorter, quick leg kick stride. Quick whippy type barrel action through the zone with some bat speed and solid extension through and past contact. Stays behind the ball well and keeps his hands inside with some lower half involvement. Strong gap-to-gap line drive approach and a two-handed finish. 
Power: 81 mph exit velocity during BP per TrackMan. Some pop to the pull side with more projected. 
Arm: RH. INF - 70 mph. Throws with shorter arm action from a high three-quarter slot. 
Defense: Plays through the ball with active feet, fielding it out in front and funneling to the belt with a slight glove-tap in exchange. Creates solid momentum throughout and showed some range side to side. 
Run: 7.26 60-Yard Time.


Max Lawson SS / RHP / Undecided , VA / 2025

Body: 5’10”, 135 pounds. Athletic body type.
Hit: Switch. Hits from a balanced, square stance at the plate from the left side. Smooth back load with some hand separation and a shorter stride. More level swing path and creates solid extension through contact with balance throughout. Gap-to-gap line drive approach. Hits from a balanced, square stance from the right side. Smooth back load with some hand separation and a more uphill swing path. Hands stay inside the ball well with a strong middle to pull side line drive approach. 
Power: 80 mph exit velocity during BP per TrackMan. 
Arm: RH. INF - 71 mph. Throws with shorter arm action from a mid to high three-quarter slot. 
Defense: Plays through the ball with fluid actions, fielding it in closer to the body and funneling to the belt. Quick, clean exchanges with a slight glove tap. Shows some range side to side. 
Run: 7.99 60-Yard Time.


Miguel Leon SS / 2B / NA , MD / 2026

Body: 5’4”, 121 pounds. Athletic, wiry frame. 
Hit: RHH. Hits from a balanced, open stance at the plate with rhythm. Smooth back load with solid hand separation and a smaller leg kick stride. Quick hands through the zone with a slightly uphill swing path. Hands stay inside the ball well creating some extension past contact. Strong middle of the field line drive approach with a two-handed finish. 
Power: 73 mph exit velocity during BP per TrackMan. 
Arm: RH. INF - 64 mph. Throws with shorter arm action from a low three-quarter slot. 
Defense: Plays through the ball with active feet. Fields it out in front with quick, clean exchanges and soft hands. Shows solid range side to side with fluid actions and the ability to throw from various arm slots. 
Run: 8.08 60-Yard Time.


Easton Metral 2B / OF / Middletown, MD / 2025

Body: 5’4”, 110 pounds. Athletic body type. 
Hit: Switch. Hits from a balanced, square stance at the plate. Smooth, quick back load with some hand separation and a smaller leg kick stride. Level swing path from both sides with solid line drive tendencies. Stays behind the ball well with some balance throughout. Hands stay inside the ball well with a middle of the field approach. 
Power: 68 mph exit velocity during BP per TrackMan. 
Arm: RH. INF - 62 mph. Throws with shorter arm action from a low three-quarter slot. 
Defense: Fields the ball out in front with active feet. Creates solid momentum towards the target with quick, clean exchanges. Some range side to side. 
Run: 9.18 60-Yard Time.


Thomas Pilarski 2B / OF / Calvert Hall , MD / 2025

Body: 5’8”, 120 pounds. Athletic body type.
Hit: RHH. Hits from a balanced, slightly closed stance at the plate. Smooth back load with a bigger leg kick stride. Attacks the ball with intent with quick hands and some bat speed through the zone. Slightly uphill swing path and stays behind the ball well with solid balance throughout. Strong lower half involvement with solid extension through and past contact. Gets natural lift throughout the swing and finishes high with two-hands. Strong gap-to-gap line drive approach. 
Power: 79 mph exit velocity during BP per TrackMan. Some pop to the pull side with more projected as the body fills out and gets stronger. 
Arm: RH. INF - 70 mph. Throws with shorter arm action from an over the top slot. 
Defense: Plays through the ball well with solid momentum towards the target. Fields the ball out in front with quick, active feet and fluid actions. Funnels to the belt with a slight glove tap into clean exchanges. Showed solid range side to side with soft hands. 
Run: 7.87 60-Yard Time.


Gregory Quintana SS / RHP / Paul VI Catholic , VA / 2025

Body: 5’6”, 140 pounds. Athletic body type.
Hit: RHH. Hits from a balanced, mostly square stance at the plate. Smooth back load with nice hand separation and a shorter, quick stride. More level swing path and stays behind the ball well with solid balance throughout. Some lower half involvement with a smooth middle of the field line drive approach and a two-handed finish. 
Power: 69 mph exit velocity during BP per TrackMan. 
Arm: RH. INF - 64 mph. Longer arm action from a high three-quarter slot. 
Defense: Plays through the ball well with quick, active feet. Fields the ball out in front and funnels to the chest with clean exchanges. Shows solid range side to side with the ability to throw from various arm slots. 
Run: 8.45 60-Yard Time.


Ryan Rey SS / 2B / Sherwood , MD / 2025

Body: 5’2”,100 pounds. Athletic body type.
Hit: Switch. Hits from a balanced, square stance from both sides of the plate. Smooth back load with solid hand separation and a slightly uphill swing path. Creates solid extension through contact and stays behind the ball well with balance throughout the swing. Middle of the field line drive approach with more strength shown from the left side. 
Power: 67 mph exit velocity during BP per TrackMan. 
Arm: RH. INF - 64 mph. Throws with short arm action from a high three-quarter slot. 
Defense: Plays through the ball with quick, active feet and smooth, fluid actions. Fields the ball out in front to the side of the body with solid momentum towards the target. Quick, clean exchanges with solid range side to side. 
Run: 8.40 60-Yard Time.


Will Rhine SS / 2B / John Carroll, MD / 2025

Body: 5’11”, 150 pounds. Strong, athletic frame. 
Hit: Switch. Hits from a balanced, upright, narrow stance from the left side. Smooth back load with some hand separation and an elongated stride. Quick hands and some bat speed through contact with a slightly uphill swing path. Keeps his hands inside the ball well and stays behind it with excellent balance throughout. Creates solid extension through and past contact with a strong middle to pull side approach. 
Power: 81 mph exit velocity during BP per TrackMan. Some pop to the pull side with more projected as the body continues to fill out and get stronger. 
Arm: RH. INF - 71 mph. Throws with shorter arm action from a high three-quarter slot. 
Defense: Fields the ball out in front with quick, active feet and smooth, fluid actions. Funnels to the belt with a slight glove tap in exchange with quick, clean transfers. Showed really nice range side to side with the ability to make tough plays look easy. 
Run: 8.21 60-Yard Time.


Jacob Ruiz SS / RHP / Archbishop Spalding, MD / 2025

Body: 5’5”, 117 pounds. Athletic body type.
Hit: RHH. Hits from a balanced, slightly open stance at the plate. Some hand rhythm with a smooth back load and hand separation into quick hands through contact. Gets the foot down early and stays behind the ball well with solid balance throughout. Slightly uphill swing path, creating quick bat speed through contact and some extension. Strong middle of the field line drive approach. 
Power: 73 mph exit velocity during BP per TrackMan. 
Arm: RH. INF - 73 mph. Throws with shorter arm action from a high three-quarter slot.  
Defense: Plays through the ball with quick, active feet and solid momentum towards the target. Fields the ball out in front with fluid, quick actions and clean exchanges. Shows solid range side to side. 
Run: 7.71 60-Yard Time.


Austin Schurman SS / RHP / N/A, DE / 2025

Body: 5’10”, 155 pounds. Strong, lanky, projectable frame. 
Hit: RHH. Hits from a balanced, slightly open stance at the plate. Smooth back load with really nice hand separation and a shorter stride. Quick hands and bat sped through contact with a more level swing path. Keeps his hands inside the ball well, staying behind it with solid balance throughout. Creates some extension through contact and attacks the ball with intent with some lower half involvement. Strong middle to pull side line drive approach. 
Power: 88 mph exit velocity during BP per TrackMan. Present pop to the pull side with more projected as the body fills out. 
Arm: RH. INF - 72 mph. Throws with short arm action from a high three-quarter slot. 
Defense: Fields the ball in closer to the body, funneling to the belt with quick, clean exchanges. Feet are active and momentum is consistent through the ball and towards the target. Solid range side to side with soft hands and fluid actions. 
Run: 8.16 60-Yard Time.


Gage Strucko 2B / RHP / Briar Woods, VA / 2025

Body: 5’10”, 143 pounds. Athletic body type. 
Hit: RHH. Hits from a balanced, slightly open stance at the plate. Smooth back load with solid hand separation and a shorter stride. Gets uphill through contact and stays behind the ball well with solid balance throughout. Creates solid extension through contact with some lower half involvement and a smooth middle of the field line drive approach. 
Power: 72 mph exit velocity during BP per TrackMan. 
Arm: RH. INF - 66 mph. Throws with short arm action from a high three-quarter slot. 
Defense: Fields the ball in closer to the body with quick, active feet. Quick, clean exchanges with solid momentum towards the target. Solid range side to side with fluid actions. 
Run: 7.95 60-Yard Time.


Aidan West SS / 2B / Long Reach , MD / 2025

Body: 5’11”, 155 pounds. Strong, athletic, projectable frame. 
Hit: LHH. Hits from a balanced, open, upright stance at the plate. Smooth back load with hand rhythm and solid separation. Attacks the ball with intent with quick hands and fast bat speed through contact. Fluid actions and maintains excellent balance throughout with really nice extension through and past contact. Slightly uphill swing path and stays behind the ball well with evident barrel control and strong lower half involvement. Strong middle to pull side line drive approach and a strong two-handed finish. 
Power: 87 mph exit velocity during BP per TrackMan. Present pop to the pull side with much more projected as the body fills out and gets stronger. 
Arm: RH. INF - 71 mph. Throws with shorter arm action from a high three-quarter slot.  
Defense: Fields the ball out in front with quick, active feet. Fluid actions and funnels to the belt with quick, clean exchanges. Plays through the ball well with solid range side to side. 
Run: 7.32 60-Yard Time.

 

 

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