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San Antonio Preseason ID: Position Player 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. Today we give a full breakdown on every position player in attendance.

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CATCHER ANALYSIS

SEBASTIAN HUERTA

C / 3B / NEW BRAUNFELS, TX / 2022

Positional Profile: C/3B

Body: 5-foot-11, 190 pounds. Proportional build, some strength in lower half.

Hit: RHH. Wide base, slightly crouched, bat rests on back shoulder, quick bat tip to load, leg lift trigger. uphill swing with some length, gap-to-gap approach.

Power: 86.45 mph max exit velocity in BP, 79.69 mph average exit velocity and 319 feet max distance.

Arm: RH. C - 77 mph. INF - 83 mph. Short arm action, multiple arm slots. Works more from high ¾ slot behind the plate.

Defense: 2.08 pop time. Worked at both catcher and infield. Low crouch with a somewhat narrow base, feet work towards the target, clean exchange. Stayed behind the ball on the infield, letting it get deep at times, long exchange.

Run: 7.29 runner in the 60. 

 

ROHAN NAIK

C / 3B / SAN ANTONIO, TX / 2023

Positional Profile: C/3B

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

Hit: RHH. Balanced stance, rhythm with bat tap pre-pitch, hands load back, short stride. Short and uphill swing path, all fields approach. 

Power: 81.62 mph max exit velocity in BP, 76.88 mph average exit velocity and 274 feet max distance.

Arm: RH. C - 71 mph. INF - 74 mph. Short arm action, high ¾ slot, flashing accurate throws.

Defense: 2.19 pop time. Worked at both catcher and infield. High crouch, two-handed gather, clean transfer. On the infield, kept the ball in front; clean exchange at times.

Run: 7.44 runner in the 60. 

INFIELDER ANALYSIS

 

AYDAN LOPEZ

2B / RHP / SAN ANTONIO, TX / 2022

Positional Profile: 2B/RHP

Body: 5-foot-7, 148 pounds.

Hit: RHH. Balanced stance, smooth load, small barrel tilt load trigger, short stride. Long and level swing path, good rhythm.

Power: 81.04 mph max exit velocity in BP, 67.42 mph average exit velocity and 265 feet max distance.

Arm: RH. INF - 75 mph. Short arm action, high ¾ slot.

Defense: Confident, good hands and footwork, efficient exchange from glove to hand.

Run: 7.66 runner in the 60.

 

ERIC GOMEZ

2B / 3B / FRANKLIN, TX / 2024

Positional Profile: 2B/3B

Body: 5-foot-9, 150 pounds.

Hit: RHH. Balanced, upright stance. Leg kick load trigger, barrel tilt load. uphill swing with some length, line drive approach to the pull side.

Power: 85.73 mph max exit velocity in BP, 68.06 mph average exit velocity and 175 feet max distance.

Arm: RH. INF - 73 mph. Short arm action, ¾ slot, accurate throws.

Defense: Stays behind the ball, steady hands

Run: 7.49 runner in the 60. 

 

SAM LETZ

RHP / 2B / KERRVILLE, TX / 2022

Positional Profile: RHP/2B

Body: 5-foot-9, 165 pounds.

Hit: RHH. Balanced and upright stance, smooth load trigger, low leg lift. uphill swing with some length, line drive approach, pull side tendency.

Power: 87.64 mph max exit velocity in BP, 77.09 mph average exit velocity and 313 feet max distance.

Arm: RH. INF - 77 mph. Short arm action, high ¾ slot.

Defense: Stays behind the ball, clean exchange at times, steady hands.

 

Run: 7.40 runner in the 60. 

 

JUAN DIEGO AMESCUA

SS / SAN ANTONIO, TX / 2025

Positional Profile: SS

Body: 5-foot-10, 163 pounds. Lanky, projectable build.

Hit: RHH. Balanced stance, drop loading trigger, short stride. uphill swing with some length, line drive approach, pull side tendency, pull side power projectability.

Power: 82.53 mph max exit velocity in BP, 76.97 mph average exit velocity and 289 feet max distance.

Arm: RH. INF - 74 mph. Short, quick arm action; high ¾ slot, good carry and accurate throws.

Defense: Good bounce in footwork, athletic fielding position, quick funnel to release. 

Run: 7.86 runner in the 60. 

 

TYLER GARRITANO

SS / 3B / BOERNE, TX / 2023

Positional Profile: 2B/3B

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

Hit: RHH. Upright stance, bat tilted over shoulder to start, hands above shoulders, slight barrel tilt load trigger, long stride. uphill swing with some length, line drive approach, pull side tendency.

Power: 89.71 mph max exit velocity in BP, 84.14 mph average exit velocity and 340 feet max distance.

Arm: RH. INF - 83 mph. Long arm action, high ¾ slot, good life and accurate throws.

Defense: Good footwork and athletic fielding position at times, clean funnel to release. 

Run: 7.00 runner in the 60. 

 

MASON ANANIA

2B / SAN ANTONIO, TX / 2023

Positional Profile: 2B

Body: 5-foot-7, 140 pounds.

Hit: RHH. Balanced stanced, rhythmic bat tap on shoulder pre-pitch, minimal load trigger, high leg lift. Uphill swing path, pull side tendency.

Power: 76.7 mph max exit velocity in BP, 69.65 mph average exit velocity and 217 feet max distance.

Arm: RH. INF - 74 mph. Short arm action; high ¾ slot, accurate throws.

Defense: Good footwork at times, stays behind the ball, clean funnel to release.

Run: 7.16 runner in the 60.

 

HANK BENNY

SS / RHP / LAKE TRAVIS, TX / 2023

Positional Profile: SS/RHP

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

Hit: RHH. Balanced stance, slightly open, bat tilted over shoulder pre-pitch, barrel tilt load trigger, low leg lift. uphill swing with some length, line drive approach, pull side tendency, pull side power projectability.

Power: 89.32 mph max exit velocity in BP, 86 mph average exit velocity and 277 feet max distance.

Arm: RH. INF - 74 mph. Short, quick arm action; high ¾ slot, good carry and accurate throws.

Defense: Good footwork, good rhythm, athletic fielding position, smooth funnel to release. 

Run: 6.91 runner in the 60. 

 

ROBBIE VELA

2B / RHP / SAN ANTONIO, TX / 2023

Positional Profile: 2B/RHP

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

Hit: RHH. Crouched, narrow, slightly open stance; hands start at the head, drop hands load trigger, short leg lift towards catcher then pitcher. uphill swing with some length, line drive approach, pull side tendency.

Power: 88.71 mph max exit velocity in BP, 84.95 mph average exit velocity and 292 feet max distance.

Arm: RH. INF - 90 mph. Short, loose arm action; high ¾ slot, good life and accurate throws.

Defense: Smooth footwork, athletic fielding position, quick funnel to release

Run: 7.19 runner in the 60. 

 

JACKSON ELIZONDO

1B / LHP / SAN ANTONIO, TX / 2023

Positional Profile: 1B/LHP

Body: 5-foot-11, 190 pounds. Strength in lower half, broad shoulders.

Hit: RHH. Balanced, open, slightly crouched stance; hands back load trigger, long stride. uphill swing with some length, gap-to-gap line drive approach.

Power: 84.53 mph max exit velocity in BP, 79.48 mph average exit velocity and 292 feet max distance.

Arm: LH. INF - 83 mph. Long arm action, multiple arm slots, good life on throws.

Defense: Good footwork, good hands, athletic fielding position, quick funnel to release.  

Run: 7.61 runner in the 60. 

SEAN MOORE

LHP / 1B / SAN ANTONIO, TX / 2022

Positional Profile: LHP/1B

Body: 6-foot-1, 192 pounds.  Lanky, projectable build.

Hit: SH. Balanced stance, wide base, hands back load, barrel tilt load trigger, heel lift stride. uphill swing with some length, gap-to-gap line drive approach, pull side tendency. Same setup and swing from both sides.

Power: 90.36 mph max exit velocity in BP, 81.48 mph average exit velocity and 342 feet max distance, 12.5% over 90 mph exit velocity.

Arm: LH. OF - 87 mph, INF - 80 mph. Short arm action, multiple arm slots, good life and accurate throws.

Defense: Worked in the outfield and at first base. Fields the ball of throwing foot in good rhythm, clean funnel to release in the outfield. Good hands, good footwork, athletic fielding position, clean funnel to release at first base.

Run: 7.55 runner in the 60. 

 

AIDEN BAUMANN

2B / OF / NEW BRAUNFELS, TX / 2022

Positional Profile: 2B/OF

Body: 6-foot, 170 pounds.

Hit: RHH. Balanced stance, wide base, barrel tilt load trigger, short leg lift. uphill swing with some length, line drive approach, some loud contact, pull side tendency.

Power: 90.37 mph max exit velocity in BP, 84.14 mph average exit velocity and 307 feet max distance, 12.5% over 90 mph exit velocity.

Arm: RH. INF - 80 mph, OF - 81 mph. Short arm action, high ¾ in the outfield, ¾ slot in the infield.

Defense: Worked on the infield and outfield. Good hands, good footwork, clean funnel to release on the infield. Stays behind the ball with steady hands in the outfield. 

 

Run: 7.41 runner in the 60.

 

SEAN RAMOS

2B / OF / PLEASANTON, TX / 2023

Positional Profile: 2B/OF

Body: 5-foot-10, 162 pounds. Wiry build

Hit: RHH. Balanced stance, wide base, smooth load, leg kick load trigger. uphill swing with some length, gap-to-gap line drive approach, pull side power projectability.

Power: 88.67 mph max exit velocity in BP, 82.36 mph average exit velocity and 323 feet max distance.

Arm: RH. INF - 80 mph, OF - 83 mph. Short arm action, high ¾ in the outfield, ¾ slot in the infield.

Defense: Worked on the infield and outfield. Good footwork, good fielding position, long funnel to release on the infield. Active feet, fields the ball out in front in the outfield.

Run: 7.07 runner in the 60. 

JOSH FOWLER

3B / 2B / GANADO, TX / 2022

Positional Profile: 3B/2B

Body: 6-foot, 190 pounds. Lean build

Hit: RHH. Balanced stance, smooth load, short leg lift. uphill swing with some length, gap-to-gap approach, pull side tendency.

Power: 84.79 mph max exit velocity in BP, 72.27 mph average exit velocity and 286 feet max distance.

Arm: RH. INF - 80 mph. Short arm action, high ¾ slot, some accurate throws.

Defense: Good hands, good footwork, fields ball out in front, smooth funnel to release.  

Run: 7.55 runner in the 60. 

JACOB ZENDEJAS

SS / 2B / SAN ANTONIO, TX / 2023

Positional Profile: SS/2B

Body: 5-foot-9, 160 pounds.

Hit: RHH. Balance stance, slightly crouched, hands back load trigger, short stride. uphill swing with some length, pull side tendency.

Power: 85.07 mph max exit velocity in BP, 80.33 mph average exit velocity and 270 feet max distance.

Arm: RH. INF - 75 mph. Short arm action, high ¾ slot.

Defense: Good footwork in good fielding position, good hands, clean exchange of glove to hand.

Run: 7.73 runner in the 60. 

TYNAN GUNN

1B / CEDAR PARK, TX / 2022

Positional Profile: 1B

Body: 6-foot-2, 253 pounds. Strong build

Hit: RHH. Balanced stance, wide base, smooth load, short stride, strong hands. Quick, short and uphill swing path; gap-to-gap approach, pull side power.

Power: 98.35 mph max exit velocity in BP, 85.31 mph average exit velocity and 371 feet max distance, 50% over 90 mph exit velocity.

Arm: RH. INF - 87 mph. Short arm action, multiple arm slots, good life on throws.

Defense: Good hands, good footwork, quick funnel to release at times.

Run: 7.40 runner in the 60. 

MASON KRAHN

3B / RHP / SAN ANTONIO, TX / 2023

Positional Profile: 3B/RHP

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

Hit: RHH. Balanced stance, wide base, smooth load, short leg lift. uphill swing with some length, line drive approach, pull side tendency, pull side power projectability.

Power: 89.26 mph max exit velocity in BP, 82.13 mph average exit velocity and 254 feet max distance.

Arm: RH. INF - 87 mph. Long arm action, high ¾ slot, good life and accurate throws.

Defense: Good footwork, athletic fielding position, fields the ball out front, clean funnel to release.

Run: 6.97 runner in the 60. 

OUTFIELDER ANALYSIS

MAX GARCIA

OF / 1B / SAN ANTONIO, TX / 2023

Positional Profile: OF/1B

Body: 5-foot-10, 170 pounds.

Hit: LHH. Balanced stance, wide base, hands back load, leg lift load trigger. uphill swing with some length, gap-to-gap fly ball approach.

Power: 83.36 mph max exit velocity in BP, 76.72 mph average exit velocity and 300 feet max distance.

Arm: LH. OF - 70 mph, INF - 69 mph. Short arm action, multiple arm slots.

Defense: Worked in the outfield and at first base. Good footwork, good fielding position in the outfield. Good footwork, good fielding position, smooth funnel to release at first base.

Run: 7.13 runner in the 60. 

JACK BRINSON

OF / 2B / SAN ANTONIO, TX / 2023

Positional Profile: OF/2B

Body: 5-foot-11, 175 pounds.

Hit: RHH. Balanced stance, rests bat on shoulder pre-pitch, smooth load, toe tap to short stride. Long and uphill stride, gap-to-gap line drive approach.

Power: 91.48 mph max exit velocity in BP, 86.48 mph average exit velocity and 302 feet max distance, 28.6% over 90 mph exit velocity.

Arm: RH. OF - 82 mph, INF - 74 mph. Long arm action, high ¾ slot.

Defense: Worked in the outfield and infield. Good footwork at times, fielding the ball in rhythm at times, smooth funnel to release at times in the outfield. Stays behind the ball, long funnel to release on the infield.

 

Run: 7.27 runner in the 60.

BRANDON RAMIREZ

OF / SS / SAN DIEGO, TX / 2021

Positional Profile: OF/SS

Body: 5-foot-9, 175 pounds. Athletic, projectable build

Hit: RHH. Balanced, athletic stance; hands back load, leg lift load trigger, quick hands. uphill swing with some length, line drive approach, pull side tendency. Pull side power projectability.

Power: 97.5 mph max exit velocity in BP, 86 mph average exit velocity and 318 feet max distance, 33.3% over 90 mph exit velocity.

Arm: RH. OF - 92 mph, INF - 88 mph. Long arm action, high ¾ slot, accurate throws with good life.

Defense: Worked in the outfield and infield. Good footwork, athletic fielding position, clean funnel to release, plays through the ball in the outfield. Good footwork, athletic fielding position, clean funnel to release, packing through exchange at times on the infield.

 

Run: 6.72 runner in the 60.

GRAYSON WINTER

RHP / OF / BUDA, TX / 2021

Positional Profile: RHP/OF

Body: 5-foot-10, 185 pounds.

Hit: RHH. Balanced stance, barrel tilt load trigger, short stride. uphill swing with some length, line drive approach, pull side tendency.

Power: 87.41 mph max exit velocity in BP, 75.95 mph average exit velocity and 318 feet max distance.

Arm: RH. OF - 83 mph, INF - 81 mph. Long arm action, multiple arm slots.

Defense: Worked in the outfield and infield. Good hands, clean funnel to release, stays behind the ball in the outfield. Good footwork, good hands at times, long funnel to release on the infield.

Run: 7.24 runner in the 60.  

JORGE ZAVALA JR.

OF / LHP / WESLACO, TX / 2022

OF/LHP

Body: 5-foot-11, 185 pounds. Lanky build

Hit: LHH. Balanced stance, resting bat on shoulder pre-pitch, smooth load, leg kick load trigger. uphill swing with some length, gap-to-gap line drive approach, pull side power projectability.

Power: 95.02 mph max exit velocity in BP; 87.74 mph average exit velocity, highest of the day; and 339 feet max distance.

Arm: LH. OF - 79 mph, INF - 67 mph. Long arm swing, low ¾ at first base, over the top from the outfield.

Defense: Worked in the outfield and at first base. Steady hands, stays behind the ball, clean funnel to release in the outfield. Good hands, good footwork, stays low to the ground, clean funnel to release at first base.

Run: 7.13 runner in the 60.

TEXAS NEWS

Positional Profile: C/3B

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

Hit: RHH. Balanced stance, rhythm with bat tap pre-pitch, hands load back, short stride. Short and uphill swing path, all fields approach. 

Power: 81.62 mph max exit velocity in BP, 76.88 mph average exit velocity and 274 feet max distance.

Arm: RH. C - 71 mph. INF - 74 mph. Short arm action, high ¾ slot, flashing accurate throws.

Defense: 2.19 pop time. Worked at both catcher and infield. High crouch, two-handed gather, clean transfer. On the infield, kept the ball in front; clean exchange at times.

Run: 7.44 runner in the 60.