Prep Baseball Report

Shooter's Cheat Sheet: FL-GA-NC-SC-Mid-Atlantic

By Shooter Hunt
Vice President, Scouting


Scroll THIS THREAD for the best preparation to help follow what might be the best collection of talent that the Sunshine State has seen at the Future Games…

Position Players to Watch:

SS Jonathan Lopez

1B/OF Nick Diaz

3B Jonathan Vazquez

Must-see Arms:

RHP Merrick Beamish

RHP Charlie Willcox

LHP Eli Blair

4-Day Follows:

SS/P Kiernan O’Neill
Real two-way potential with fastball up to 92 mph.

OF Matthew Hall
6.6 runner with effortless actions all around.

3B/P Riley McDonald
Power potential, 6’4” 195 frame.


Position Players to Watch:

Terrance Bowen
Electricity in the hands with big bat speed and highest of upsides.

Judson Hartwell
The hit-tool continues to show up with each new look. Stronger frame with some power potential.

Must-see Arms:

RHP Darrell McDowell
6-foot-3 frame with loose arm stroke that has seen steady jumps with more in the tank. Chance to make a major impact.

RHP Eston Simpson
Highly-projectable 6-foot-6 frame with feel for three and advanced understanding of movement patterns

4-Day Follow:

John Davis
Reiston Durham
Michael Dee


Position Players to Watch:

3B Caden Davidson
Impact, middle-of-the-order potential with chance to stick at third base.

INF Will Craddock
Big power potential from the right side of the plate

C Peter Mershon
Physical backstop whose tools shine in game

Must-see Arms:

RHP Landon Fowler
Durable, 6-foot-3, 195-pound frame with easy velocity up to 90 mph from a low ¾ slot with feel for spin.

4-Day Follows:

Wilmer Martinez
Stow Rogers


Position Players to Watch:

Caden Merritt (OF/RHP)
6.59-runner with bat speed at real two-way potential

TJ Woodson (SS)
Wiry frame with fluid athleticism at the plate and at shortstop.

Cash McDade (C)
Physical right-handed hitter with ability to cover plate with authority

Must-see Arms:

Weston Lillard (RHP)
Easy mover with 90 mph fastball that runs north of 2600 rpm with feel for tighter slider.

Joe Nottingham (RHP)
Up to 92 mph at the NPI with high ceiling. Quick arm with steeper plane and feel for multiple pitches. Big 6-foot-5 frame.

Jordan Regulski (RHP)
Wiry, 6-foot-3, 160-pound right-hander with quick arm up to 91 mph

4-Day Follows:

Nate Hawton-Henley (OF)
Julius Bagnerise (LHH SS)
Bryce Neely (OF)