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San Antonio Preseason ID: Pitcher Analysis


PBR Staff
PBR Texas

SAN ANTONIO, TX- On January 3rd, our PBR Texas staff hosted the San Antonio Preseason ID event to a much anticipated showcase and trials on the confines of Cornerstone Christian Academy. The event featured a talented group of players from the 2021-2025 classes. Yesterday we gave a full breakdown of the position players in attendance, today we give a full breakdown on every pitcher in attendance. 

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pitcher analysis

 

AYDAN LOPEZ

2B / RHP / SAN ANTONIO, TX / 2022

Positional Profile: 2B/RHP

Body: 5-foot-7, 148 pounds.

Delivery: Slight drop and drive, lands slightly open, shoulders working slightly uphill, falls off towards 1B

Arm Action: RH. Long arm action, high ¾ slot

FB: 75-77 mph. Two-seam type, arm-side run present at times, strikes on arm-side at times.

CB: 65-68 mph. 11/5 shape, 12/6 at times, intent to finish down in the zone, gradual action, feel for it.

CH: 70-72 mph. Straight, intent to finish down in the zone.

 

KOBE STOKES

RHP / SAN ANTONIO, TX / 2021

Positional Profile: RHP

Body: 5-foot-8, 160 pounds. High waist, lanky, projectable build.

Delivery: Tall and fall, stretch only, level shoulders, works in line to target, good tempo.

Arm Action: RH. Long, loose arm action; high ¾ slot

FB: 75-77 T78 mph. Natural cut, 66% strikes, two-seam as well, strikes to both sides of plate. Average spin rate of 2210 rpm via Trackman.

CB: 65-68 mph. 11/5 shape, gradual action. Average spin rate of 2307 rpm.

 

CH: 70-72 mph. Arm-side action, late depth.

 

SAM LETZ

RHP / 2B / KERRVILLE, TX / 2022

Positional Profile: RHP/2B

Body: 5-foot-9, 165 pounds.

Delivery: Slight drop and drive, works in line to target, stretch only, level shoulders

Arm Action: RH. Long arm action, over the top

FB: 78-79 mph. Four-seam type, occasional run/sink, strikes to glove side.

CB: 66-68 mph. 11/5 shape, 10/4 at times, depth, gradual action. Average spin rate of 2268 rpm via Trackman.

 

CH: 73-74 mph. Occasional arm-side action, intent to finish at bottom of the zone.

 

TYLER GARRITANO

SS / RHP / BOERNE, TX / 2023

Positional Profile: SS/RHP

Body: 5-foot-11, 170 pounds. Lanky, projectable build.

Delivery: Tall and fall, starts slightly closed, works in line to target, works uphill.

Arm Action: RH. Long, whippy arm action; high ¾ slot

FB: 81-83 mph. Occasional run, strikes to both sides of plate. Average spin rate of 2027 rpm via Trackman.

CB: 68-70 mph. 11/5 shape, 12/6 at times, sharp action at times,

CH: 75-77 mph. Occasional arm-side action/sink, occasional late depth.

 

HANK BENNY

SS / RHP / LAKE TRAVIS, TX / 2023

Positional Profile: SS/RHP

Body: 5-foot-9, 170 pounds. Well-built lower half, projectable build.

Delivery: Tall and fall delivery, lands slightly open,

Arm Action: RH. Long, loose arm action; high ¾ slot

FB: 81-83 T84 mph. Arm-side run, strikes at top and bottom of zone. 

CB: 69-71 mph. 11/5 shape, sharp action at times, intent to stay at bottom of zone, glove side control. Average spin rate of 2398 rpm via Trackman.

 

CH: 75-76 mph. Arm-side action, same arm speed as fastball.

 

GRAYSON WINTER

RHP / OF / BUDA, TX / 2021

Positional Profile: RHP/OF

Body: 5-foot-10, 185 pounds. Well-built lower half.

Delivery: Tall and fall, good balance point, stretch only, works in line to target.

Arm Action: RH. Long arm action; high ¾ slot

FB: 77-78 mph. Four-seam type, occasional run, 57% strikes,

CB: 68-72 mph. 10/4 shape, 11/5 at times, occasional side to side action.

 

CH: 73-75 mph. Arm-side action, same arm speed as fastball.

 

ROBBIE VELA

2B / RHP / SAN ANTONIO, TX / 2023

Positional Profile: 2B/RHP

Body: 5-foot-11, 180 pounds. Lean, projectable build.

Delivery: Drop and drive, closed off at balance point, athletic finish,

Arm Action: RH. Long, whippy arm action; high ¾ slot

FB: 84-86 mph. Four-seam type, straight, 58% strikes. Average spin rate of 2271 rpm.

CB: 70-72 mph. 11/5 shape, sharp action at times, flashed ability to land for strikes.

 

CH: 74-75 mph. Arm-side action, near arm speed as fastball.

 

JORGE ZAVALA JR.

OF / LHP / WESLACO, TX / 2022

Positional Profile: OF/LHP

Body: 5-foot-9, 170 pounds. Lanky, projectable build.

Delivery: Tall and fall delivery, works in line to target, falls off towards 3B

Arm Action: LH. Long, clean arm action; ¾ slot

FB: 77-79 mph. Occasional run.

CB: 64-69 mph. 1/7 shape, intent to stay down in zone.

 

CH: 66-70 mph. Occasional arm-side action.

 

JACKSON ELIZONDO

1B / LHP / SAN ANTONIO, TX / 2023

Positional Profile:1B/LHP

Body: 5-foot-11, 196 pounds. Strength in lower half, broad shoulders.

Delivery: Drop and drive, falls off towards 3B, lands open.

Arm Action: LH. Long arm action; over the top

FB: 76-78 mph. Natural cut and occasional run, glove side strikes, bottom of zone control.

CB: 69-71 mph. 1/7 shape, gradual action.

 

CH: 72-74 mph. Occasional arm-side action.

 

SEAN MOORE

LHP / 1B / SAN ANTONIO, TX / 2022

Positional Profile:LHP/1B

Body: 5-foot-11, 196 pounds. Lanky, projectable build.

Delivery: Drop and drive, works in line to target, high effort, square landing.

Arm Action: LH. Long arm action; high ¾ slot

FB: 78-80 T81 mph. Four-seam and two-seam, occasional run, 61.5% strikes,

CB: 63-66 mph. 1/7 shape, gradual action, occasional sharp action.

 

CH: 70-71 mph. Arm-side action, occasional late depth.

 

AIDEN BAUMANN

2B / RHP / NEW BRAUNFELS, TX / 2022

Positional Profile:2B/RHP

Body: 6-foot, 170 pounds.

Delivery: Tall and fall, lands open,

Arm Action: RH. Short arm action; high ¾ slot

FB: 78-79 mph. Arm-side run, occasional cut,

CB: 67-69 mph. 1/7 shape, occasional sharp action, intent to stay down in the zone. 

 

CH: 71-74 mph. Arm-side action, ability to throw for strikes, occasional late depth.

 

CROSS VALDEZ

RHP / SAN ANTONIO, TX / 2022

Positional Profile: RHP

Body: 5-foot-11, 180 pounds. Well-built lower half, broad shoulders.

Delivery: Slight drop and drive, slightly closed to start,

Arm Action: RH. Long, loose arm action; high ¾ slot

FB: 85-87 mph. Arm-side run.

SL: 73-77 mph. True slider shape, plays well off fastball.

 

CH: 71-74 mph. Arm-side action, occasional depth.

 

ROHAN NAIK

C / RHP / SAN ANTONIO, TX / 2023

Positional Profile: C/RHP

Body: 5-foot-11, 155 pounds. Wiry build.

Delivery: Tall and fall, works in line to target, works slightly uphill,

Arm Action: RH. Short arm action; high ¾ slot

FB: 72-73 mph. Four-seam type, straight

CB: 56-57 mph. 11/5 shape, lands it in the zone at times,

 

CH: 60-66 mph. Straight change, flashed ability to throw for strike.

 

ALEX HONEYMAN

LHP / SAN ANTONIO, TX / 2022

Positional Profile:LHP

Body: 6-foot-1, 205 pounds. Strength in lower half, broad shoulders.

Delivery: Slightly closed at start out of stretch, works in line towards target,

Arm Action: LH. Long arm action; high ¾ slot

FB: 80-82 mph. Four-seam type, arm-side run, strikes to both sides of plate.

CB: 64-65 mph. 1/7 shape, gradual action. Average spin rate of 2242 rpm.

 

CH: 71-73 mph. Arm-side action, occasional late depth.

 

MASON KRAHN

3B / RHP / SAN ANTONIO, TX / 2023

Positional Profile:3B/RHP

Body: 6-foot-3, 195 pounds. Long, lanky, projectable build.

Delivery: Slight drop and drive, works in line towards target at times, falls off to 1B slightly.

Arm Action: LH. Long arm action; over the top

FB: 85-87 T88 mph. Four-seam type, straight flashing good IVB, 60% strikes,

CB: 69-71 mph. 12/6 true curveball shape at times, gradual action, occasional sharp action, slows arm down.

CH: 72-74 mph. Occasional arm-side action, ability to throw for strikes.

 

TEXAS NEWS

Positional Profile: 2B/RHP

Body: 5-foot-7, 148 pounds.

Delivery: Slight drop and drive, lands slightly open, shoulders working slightly uphill, falls off towards 1B

Arm Action: RH. Long arm action, high ¾ slot

FB: 75-77 mph. Two-seam type, arm-side run present at times, strikes on arm-side at times.

CB: 65-68 mph. 11/5 shape, 12/6 at times, intent to finish down in the zone, gradual action, feel for it.

CH: 70-72 mph. Straight, intent to finish down in the zone.