South Texas Underclass Trials - OF Analysis


PBR Texas Staff

HOUSTON, TX- On June 15th, our PBR Texas staff hosted the South Texas Underclass Trials event to a much anticipated showcase and trials at the University of Houston. The event featured a talented group of players from the 2023-2026 classes. Today, we give a full breakdown on every outfielder in attendance.

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Grant Reynolds 2B / OF / George Ranch, TX / 2023

Positional Profile: 2B/OF
Body: 5-foot-7, 135 pounds.
Hit: RHH. Balanced stance, narrow base, resting bat on shoulder pre-pitch, sharp barrel tilt to load with a leg kick load trigger, swing doesn’t stay in zone long, middle of the field approach.
Power: 78.57 mph max exit velocity in BP, 69.78 mph average exit velocity, 243 feet max distance.
Arm: RH. OF - 77 mph. INF - 74 mph. Short arm action, high ¾ slot, accurate throws on the infield.
Defense: Worked in the outfield and infield. In the outfield, fielded the ball out in front and in rhythm, clean funnel to release, good footwork getting in line towards the target. On the infield, stays back on the ball, fields the ball in the middle of his body, clean funnel to release.
Run: 7.11 runner in the 60.

Omar Leocadio Montemayor SS / OF / MILBY , TX / 2023

Positional Profile: SS/OF
Body: 5-foot-6, 140 pounds.
Hit: SH. Balanced, upright stance, slight bat waggle pre-pitch, foot lift load trigger, slight uphill swing plane with good bat speed getting through the zone, middle of the field approach from both sides, line drives and fly balls mixed with some ground balls. Setup, load trigger, and swing same from both sides. 
Power: 82.79 mph max exit velocity in BP, 76.75 mph average exit velocity, 256 feet max distance.
Arm: RH. OF - 83 mph. INF - 73 mph. Long arm action from the outfield, short arm action on the infield, high 3/4 slot, accurate throws.
Defense: Worked in the outfield and infield. In the outfield, efficient routes, fields the ball out in front and in rhythm, clean funnel to release. On the infield, good footwork moving laterally, clean funnel to release, smooth hands, clean release.
Run: 7.38 runner in the 60.

Kevin Norman SS / OF / Allen, TX / 2023

Positional Profile: OF
Body: 5-foot-7, 150 pounds.
Hit: RH. Balanced stance, leg lift load trigger, hands drift back before triggering swing, swing gets in & out the zone quickly, middle of the field, mix of line drives and fly balls.
Power: 74.42 mph max exit velocity in BP, 70.67 mph average exit velocity, 198 feet max distance.
Arm: RH. OF - 72 mph. Long arm action, high ¾ slot, accurate throws at times.
Defense: Direct route to the ball, stays back on the ball, long funnel to release, fields the ball on correct foot
Run: 7.18 runner in the 60.

Braylon Guerin 2B / OF / Liberty Magnet, LA / 2023

Positional Profile: 2B/OF
Body: 5-foot-8, 143 pounds.
Hit: RH. Balanced stance, wide base, foot lift load trigger combined with shifting hands back towards catcher, uses barrel tilt to trigger hands, slight downhill swing plane with length, middle of the field approach hitting primarily line drives.
Power: 86.50 mph max exit velocity in BP, 82.27 mph average exit velocity, 273 feet max distance.
Arm: RH. OF - 81 mph. INF - 79 mph. Medium arm action, low ¾ slot, accurate throws at times.
Defense: Worked in the outfield and infield. Efficient route to the ball, fielded the ball in rhythm moving towards his target, clean funnel to release in the outfield. Soft hands with good footwork, clean funnel to release, worked through the ball towards his target on the infield.
Run: 7.08 runner in the 60.

Kaden Hurt SS / OF / Sweeny, TX / 2024

Positional Profile: 2B/OF
Body: 5-foot-8, 143 pounds.
Hit: RH. Balanced stance, wide base, foot lift load trigger combined with shifting hands back towards catcher, uses barrel tilt to trigger hands, slight downhill swing plane with length, middle of the field approach hitting primarily line drives.
Power: 86.50 mph max exit velocity in BP, 82.27 mph average exit velocity, 273 feet max distance.
Arm: RH. OF - 81 mph. INF - 79 mph. Medium arm action, low ¾ slot, accurate throws at times.
Defense: Worked in the outfield and infield. Efficient route to the ball, fielded the ball in rhythm moving towards his target, clean funnel to release in the outfield. Soft hands with good footwork, clean funnel to release, worked through the ball towards his target on the infield.
Run: 7.08 runner in the 60.

Bryce Baldwin RHP / OF / Arlington Martin, TX / 2024

Positional Profile: RHP/OF
Body: 5-foot-9, 160 pounds.
Hit: RH. Balanced stance, wide base, starts bat on shoulder pre-pitch using barrel tilt to load hands with a toe tap load trigger, slight uphill swing plane, middle of the field approach hitting mix of line drives and fly balls.
Power: 84.61 mph max exit velocity in BP, 74.24 mph average exit velocity, 275 feet max distance.
Arm: RH. OF - 84 mph. INF - 82 mph. Long arm action at times, high ¾ slot
Defense: Worked in the outfield and infield. Direct routes to the ball, fields the ball in rhythm towards his target, clean funnel to release with good hands in the outfield. Stays back on the ball at times, good footwork working towards his target at times in the infield.
Run: 7.72 runner in the 60.

Hampton Phillips SS / OF / Austin, TX / 2024

Positional Profile: SS/OF
Body: 5-foot-8, 160 pounds.
Hit: RH. Balanced stance, slight narrow base, hands start above the shoulders, leg lift load trigger, medium stride, uphill swing plane, pull side tendency hitting mix of line drives and fly balls.
Power: 87.82 mph max exit velocity in BP, 81.42 mph average exit velocity, 333 feet max distance.
Arm: RH. OF - 83 mph. INF - 82 mph. Long arm action, high ¾ slot, accurate throws at times.
Defense: Worked in the outfield and infield. Fields the ball in rhythm at times, good footwork always moving towards his target, good hands with a clean funnel to release in the outfield. Good footwork getting into position, works through the ball at times, good hands with a clean funnel to release on the infield.
Run: 7.24 runner in the 60.

Sean Ramos SS / OF / Pleasanton , TX / 2023

Positional Profile: SS/OF
Body: 5-foot-10, 162 pounds.
Hit: RH. Balanced stance, wide base, leg kick load trigger, hands move back with load trigger, slight uphill swing plane, middle of the field approach hitting line drives and fly balls.
Power: 87.19 mph max exit velocity in BP, 74.58 mph average exit velocity, 275 feet max distance.
Arm: RH. OF - 82 mph. INF - 82 mph. Long arm action from the outfield, short arm action on the infield, high ¾ slot.
Defense: Worked in the outfield and infield. Good footwork, good fielding position, long funnel to release on the infield. Active feet, fields the ball out in front in the outfield.
Run: 6,94 runner in the 60.

Reese Brewer OF / 3B / Bay Area Christian, TX / 2024

Positional Profile: OF
Body: 6-foot-1, 155 pounds.
Hit: RH. Balanced stance, wide base, hands start out in front of body, leg kick load trigger, hands shift back to trigger swing, downhill swing plane, pull-side tendency producing line drives.
Power: 87.40 mph max exit velocity in BP, 80.81 mph average exit velocity, 283 feet max distance.
Arm: RH. OF - 83 mph. Short arm action, high ¾ slot, accurate throws at times.
Defense: Fields the ball out in front, active feet, long funnel to release.
Run: 7.53 runner in the 60.

Kaleb Higgs SS / OF / Northwest, TX / 2023

Positional Profile: SS/OF
Body: 6-foot, 158 pounds.
Hit: RH. Balanced stance, slightly open, short stride, foot lift load trigger, barrel tilt swing trigger, uphill swing plane, pull-side tendency hitting mainly line drives.
Power: 83.65 mph max exit velocity in BP, 79.69 mph average exit velocity, 301 feet max distance.
Arm: RH. OF - 79 mph. INF - 75 mph. Short arm action, ¾ slot, accurate throws.
Defense: Worked in the outfield and infield. Stays back on the ball, clean funnel to release, direct route to the ball in the outfield . Active feet, good fielding position, clean funnel to release at times on the infield.
Run: 7.34 runner in the 60.

Luke Caussey OF / LHP / Whitehouse, TX / 2023

Positional Profile: OF/LHP
Body: 6-foot-2, 165 pounds.
Hit: LH. Balanced stance, heel lift load trigger, hands move back to trigger swing, downhill swing plane, middle of the field to opposite field approach hitting mix of line drives and fly balls.
Power: 85.33 mph max exit velocity in BP, 71.67 mph average exit velocity, 253 feet max distance.
Arm: LH. OF - 77 mph. Short arm action, high ¾ slot, accurate throws at times.
Defense: Fielded the ball in rhythm towards the target with good footwork and good hands, clean funnel to release.
Run: 7.78 runner in the 60.

Drew Dyer OF / 1B / Grand Oaks, TX / 2023

Positional Profile: OF
Body: 6-foot-3, 195 pounds.
Hit: RH. Balanced stance, slightly open, leg lift load trigger, hands move back to trigger swing, uphill swing plane with some length, pull side tendency hitting some fly balls and line drives.
Power: 94.77 mph max exit velocity in BP, 88.87 mph average exit velocity, 304 feet max distance, and 50% of batted balls over 90 mph exit velocity.
Arm: RH. OF - 79 mph. Long arm action, ¾ slot.
Defense: Stays behind the ball, fields the ball in rhythm off his glove foot at times, clean funnel to release.
Run: 7.09 runner in the 60.

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