TPG East: Primary Infielder Breakdown


John Nolan
Virginia Scouting Director & Managing Editor

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On June 22, over 60 players from all corners of the Commonwealth took part in our Top Prospect Games East. We conclude our detailed breakdown of those players today with the primary infielders:

 

***Players that worked out at multiple positions will be posted with their primary listed position group***

***This event was storm-shortened and some players did not take batting practice***

 

 

 

Jerry Barnes III C / 3B / First Colonial, VA / 2022

Barnes III is 6-1 with an athletic frame that has some projection left to it. In the infield, rounds the ball and fields with a wider base and above average hands, works through ball to a clean exchange, throws from a lower three-quarters arm slot, position velocity was 78.

 

 

John Bastiaans 1B / 2B / Frank W. Cox , VA / 2021

Bastiaans is 6-1 with an lanky athletic frame that has a lot of projection left to it. He hits from the left side from a tall open stance, two-tap stride on line, smooth load back. Hips rotate completely with some violence and he maintains good lower half balance. Hands stay inside, quick to the ball, uphill line drive swing with extension through the ball, showed a primarily pull approach, some power present, ball carries in gaps, exit velocity was 87. In the infield, rounds the ball and fields with a wider base and above average hands, works through ball to a clean exchange, throws from a three-quarters arm slot, position velocity was 74. 

 

 

Moses Brown V SS / RHP / Menchville , VA / 2021

Brown V is 6-1 with an athletic frame that has plenty of projection left to it. He hits from the right side from a balanced athletic stance, low leg kick stride on line, short load down. Hips rotate completely and he maintains good lower half balance. Hands stay inside, quick to the ball, slightly uphill line drive swing with strength at contact and extension through the ball, showed a primarily pull approach, some power present, exit velocity was 87. In the infield, rounds the ball and fields with a wider base and above average hands, works through ball to a quick clean exchange, throws from a three-quarters arm slot, position velocity was 82. Showed versatility taking balls in the outfield where his velocity was 86. Ran a 6.82 60 yard dash. 

 

 

Gavin Brunsman 3B / 2B / Bishop Ireton, VA / 2022

Brunsman is 6-2 with an lanky athletic frame that has a lot of projection left to it. In the infield, rounds the ball and fields with a good wide base and soft hands, works through the ball to a quick clean exchange, throws from a lower three-quarters arm slot, position velocity was 81. Ran a 7.14 60 yard dash.

 

 

Jabril Bullock 2B / SS / Varina, VA / 2022

Bullock is 5-8 with an athletic frame that has plenty of projection left to it. In the infield, rounds the ball and fields with average hands, works through ball to a clean exchange, throws from a three-quarters arm slot, position velocity was 71. Ran a 7.21 60 yard dash.

 

 

 

Thomas Chandler 2B / OF / Henrico , VA / 2021

Chandler is 5-4 with an lankier athletic frame that has a lot of projection left to it. He hits from the right side from a slightly open balanced athletic stance, low leg kick stride on line, smooth load back. Hips rotate completely and he maintains good lower half balance. Hands stay inside, short to the ball, slightly uphill line drive swing, showed a good approach using the whole field, exit velocity was 65. In the infield, rounds the ball and fields with a wider base and above average hands, works through ball to a clean exchange, throws from a high three-quarters arm slot, position velocity was 67. Showed versatility taking balls in the outfield where his velocity was 69. Ran a 7.48 60 yard dash.

 

 

Trey Christman SS / 3B / Walsingham Academy , VA / 2023

Christman is 6-3 with an lanky frame that has a lot of projection left to it. He hits from the right side from a slightly open relaxed athletic stance, short stride on line, smooth load back to a slight wrap. Hips rotate completely with some violence and he maintains some lower half balance. Hands stay inside, short and quick to the ball, slightly uphill line drive swing, showed a primarily pull approach, ball has some carry in gaps, exit velocity was 86. In the infield, rounds the ball and fields with a wider base and above average hands, works through ball to a clean exchange, throws from a high three-quarters arm slot, position velocity was 82. Ran a 7.33 60 yard dash.

 

 

Eli Coley SS / RHP / Norfolk Christian, VA / 2021

Coley is 6-3 with an lankier athletic frame that has a lot of projection left to it. In the infield, rounds the ball and fields with a good wide base and above average hands, works through ball to a quick clean exchange, throws from a low three-quarters arm slot, position velocity was 82. Ran a 7.28 60 yard dash.

 

 

Andrew Copeland 1B / 3B / Indian River, VA / 2021

Copeland is 5-10 with a strong frame that. He hits from the right side from a slightly open relaxed stance, low leg kick stride on line, smooth load down. Hips rotate and he maintains some lower half balance. Hands stay inside, short to the ball, slightly uphill line drive swing, showed a good approach working gap to gap, exit velocity was 72. In the infield, gets behind the ball and fields with a wider base and average hands, clean exchange, throws from a high three-quarters arm slot, position velocity was 75. 

 

 

Finn Cousins RHP / SS / Gonzaga , VA / 2021

Cousins is 5-10 with an athletic frame that has plenty of projection left to it. In the infield, rounds the ball and fields with a wider base and above average hands, works through ball to a quick clean exchange, throws from a low three-quarters arm slot, position velocity was 79. Ran a 7.21 60 yard dash.

 

 

Jordan Crosland SS / 2B / Nansemond Suffolk Academy, VA / 2023

Crosland is 6-0 with an athletic frame that has some strength present and plenty of projection left to it. He hits from the right side from a slightly open balanced athletic stance, short stride on line, smooth load down. Hips rotate with some violence and he maintains good lower half balance. Hands stay inside, short and quick to the ball, slightly uphill line drive swing, with extension through the ball, showed a good approach working gap to gap, exit velocity was 84. In the infield, rounds the ball and fields with a good wide base and above average hands, works through ball to a quick clean exchange, throws from a low three-quarters arm slot, position velocity was 81. Ran a 7.08 60 yard dash.

 

 

Aidan Cunningham SS / 3B / Oscar Smith, VA / 2021

Cunningham is 6-0 with an athletic frame that has plenty of projection left to it. He hits from the right side from a slightly open taller athletic stance, low leg kick stride on line, smooth load back. Hips rotate completely with some violence and he maintains some lower half balance. Hands stay inside, short to the ball, slightly uphill line drive swing, with extension through the ball, showed a pull approach, exit velocity was 81. In the infield, rounds the ball and fields with a good wide base and above average hands, works through ball to a quick clean exchange, throws from a low three-quarters arm slot, position velocity was 77. Ran a 7.33 60 yard dash.

 

 

Jesus Del Valle SS / 2B / Bishop Ireton , VA / 2021

Del Valle is 6-0 with a lankier athletic frame that has plenty of projection left to it. He hits from the right side from a slightly open balanced athletic stance, short stride on line, smooth load back. Hips rotate completely and he maintains good lower half balance. Hands stay inside, short to the ball, slightly uphill line drive swing, showed a good approach using the whole field, exit velocity was 84. In the infield, rounds the ball and fields with a good wide base and soft hands, works through ball to a quick clean exchange, throws from a low three-quarters arm slot, position velocity was 81. Ran a 6.97 60 yard dash.

 

 

Joseph Gordon 1B / RHP / Midlothian , VA / 2022

Gordon is 5-11 with an athletic frame that has plenty of projection left to it. In the infield, gets behind the ball and fields with a wider base and above average hands, works through ball to a clean exchange, throws from a high three-quarters arm slot, position velocity was 77.

 

 

Xavier Grobbel OF / 2B / Woodrow Wilson (DC), VA / 2021

Grobbel is 5-9 with an athletic frame that has some projection left to it. In the infield, rounds the ball and fields with a good wide base and above average hands, works through ball to a quick clean exchange, throws from a low three-quarters arm slot, position velocity was 72. Ran a 6.82 60 yard dash.

 

 

Mickey Haynes SS / RHP / Brentsville District, VA / 2021

Haynes is 5-10 with a lanky athletic frame that has plenty of projection left to it. He hits from the right side from a slightly open balanced athletic stance, big leg kick stride on line, smooth load back. Hips rotate completely with violence and he maintains good lower half balance. Hands stay inside, short and quick to the ball, uphill swing path with extension through the ball, showed a good approach using the whole field, exit velocity was 81. In the infield, rounds the ball and fields with a wider base and soft hands, works through ball to a quick clean exchange, throws from a three-quarters arm slot, position velocity was 81. Ran a 6.98 60 yard dash.

 

 

Eric Hiett 3B / C / Woodbridge, VA / 2021

Hiett is 6-0 with an athletic frame that has some strength present and some projection left to it. He hits from the right side from a slightly open balanced athletic stance, short stride on line, smooth load back. Hips rotate completely with violence and he maintains good lower half balance. Hands stay inside, short and quick to the ball, slightly uphill line drive swing path with extension through the ball, showed a good approach using the whole field, exit velocity was 82. In the infield, rounds the ball and fields with a wider base and above average hands, works through ball to a clean exchange, throws from a three-quarters arm slot, position velocity was 76. Showed versatility working out at catcher where his velocity was 77 and pops were 2.01-2.14. Ran a 7.59 60 yard dash.

 

 

Zach Horn LHP / 1B / Brooke Point, VA / 2023

Horn is 6-2 with a lankier athletic frame that has plenty of projection left to it. He hits from the left side from an open athletic stance, leg kick stride on line, smooth load back. Hips rotate completely with some violence and he maintains some lower half balance. Hands stay inside, uphill line drive swing path with extension through the ball, showed a pull approach, ball carries in the gaps. In the infield, gets behind the ball and fields with a wider base and average hands, works through ball to a clean exchange, throws from a high three-quarters arm slot, position velocity was 77. Ran a 7.38 60 yard dash.

 

 

Max Jensen SS / 2B / Lake Braddock, VA / 2021

Jensen is 6-0 with an athletic frame that has some strength present and some projection left to it. In the infield, rounds the ball and fields with a good wide base and soft hands, works through ball to a quick clean exchange, throws from a low three-quarters arm slot, position velocity was 76. Ran a 7.36 60 yard dash.

 

 

Alex Kowalski SS / 3B / Landstown , VA / 2022

Kowalski is 6-0 with an athletic frame that has plenty of projection left to it. He hits from the right side from a tall relaxed stance, low leg kick stride on line, smooth load back. Hips rotate completely with some violence and he maintains some lower half balance. Hands stay inside, short and quick to the ball, slightly uphill line drive swing path, showed a good approach using whole field, exit velocity was 86. In the infield, rounds the ball and fields with a good wide base and soft hands, works through ball to a quick clean exchange, throws from a three-quarters arm slot, position velocity was 71. Ran a 7.23 60 yard dash.

 

 

Aaron Maxie 1B / OF / Lee-Davis, VA / 2023

Maxie is 6-0 with a strong athletic frame that has some projection left to it. He hits from the left side from a slightly closed balanced athletic stance, heel lift stride in place, smooth load back. Hips rotate completely with some violence and he maintains some lower half balance. Hands stay inside, short to the ball, slightly uphill line drive swing path, showed a good approach using whole field, exit velocity was 81. In the infield, rounds the ball and fields with a wider base and above average hands, clean exchange, throws from a high three-quarters arm slot, position velocity was 68. Ran a 7.50 60 yard dash.

 

 

Nicholas Morabito SS / 2B / Gonzaga, VA / 2022

Morabito is 5-10 with an athletic frame that has plenty of projection left to it. In the infield, rounds the ball and fields with a good wide base and soft hands, works through ball to a quick clean exchange, throws from a three-quarters arm slot, position velocity was 80. Ran a 6.68 60 yard dash.

 

 

Anthony Oporto SS / RHP / Indian River, VA / 2021

Oporto is 5-11 with a lankier athletic frame that has plenty of projection left to it. In the infield, rounds the ball and fields with a good wide base and soft hands, works through ball to a quick clean exchange, throws from a low three-quarters arm slot, position velocity was 77. 

 

 

Elijah Pinckney SS / 2B / Fredericksburg Christian , VA / 2021

Pinckney has an athletic frame that has some strength present and some projection left to it. In the infield, rounds the ball and fields with a good wide base and soft hands, works through ball to a quick clean exchange, throws from a low three-quarters arm slot, position velocity was 72. Ran a 7.38 60 yard dash. 

 

 

Conner Plaster 3B / RHP / Magna Vista , VA / 2021

Plaster is 5-10 with an athletic frame that has some strength present and some projection left to it. In the infield, rounds the ball and fields with average hands, works through ball to a clean exchange, throws from a low three-quarters arm slot, position velocity was 80. Ran a 7.57 60 yard dash.

 

 

Mason Sawyers 2B / SS / Culpeper County , VA / 2022

Sawyers is 5-11 with a lankier athletic frame that has some plenty of projection left to it. In the infield, rounds the ball and fields with a wider base and above average hands, works through ball to a clean exchange, throws from a low three-quarters arm slot, position velocity was 78. Ran a 7.49 60 yard dash.

 

 

Camrin "CC" Sturgeon 1B / 3B / Kecoughtan , VA / 2021

Sturgeon is 6-3 with an athletic frame that has some strength present and some projection left to it. He hits from the right side from a slightly open balanced athletic stance, heel lift stride in place, smooth load back to a wrap. Hips rotate completely and he maintains good lower half balance. Hands stay inside, quick to the ball, uphill swing path with strength at contact and extension through the ball, showed a primarily pull approach, exit velocity was 89. In the infield, gets behind the ball and fields with average hands, clean exchange, throws from a high three-quarters arm slot, position velocity was 79. Ran a 7.43 60 yard dash.

 

 

Johnny Sutryk SS / 2B / Landstown, VA / 2022

Sutryk is 6-0 with a lankier athletic frame that has plenty of projection left to it. He hits from the right side from an open athletic stance, short leg kick stride on line, smooth load back. Hips rotate completely and he maintains some lower half balance. Hands stay inside, short to the ball, slightly uphill line drive swing path, showed a good approach using the whole field, exit velocity was 81. In the infield, rounds the ball and fields with a wider base and average hands, works through ball to a clean exchange, throws from a low three-quarters arm slot, position velocity was 68. Ran a 7.31 60 yard dash.

 

 

Loch Taylor 3B / RHP / Grafton, VA / 2023

Taylor is 6-2 with a strong athletic frame that has some projection left to it. He hits from the right side from a slightly open balanced athletic stance, strides on line, smooth load back. Hips rotate completely with some violence and he maintains good lower half balance. Hands stay inside, uphill swing path with strength at contact and extension through the ball, showed a pull preference with the ability to use the whole field, exit velocity was 90. In the infield, rounds the ball and fields with average hands, works through ball to a clean exchange, throws from a low three-quarters arm slot, position velocity was 82. Ran a 7.54 60 yard dash.

 

 

 

 

 

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