Underclass Trials: Outfield Analysis



By Matt Huck
Area Scout

The Underclass Trails took place on June 22nd at the Rock in Franklin, WI. Today we continue the analysis with the outfielders. Alex Oakley had a solid day throwing an event best 83 mph from the outfield and registering an 85 mph exit velocity from a tee. Lets take a look at the outfield reports from the event.

Outfield Reports (Listed Alphabetically)

Tony Becker, RHP/OF, Oconomowoc, 2018
6-foot-1, 185-pound right-handed hitting RHP/OF with a lanky, wiry frame. On the mound works from a high ¾ arm angle with a loose, quick arm action. Tall and fall delivery with an open landing and upright finish. Choppy rhythm, currently lacks body control on the mound. Fastball sat 81-84 mph. Slider has short breaking action at 70-72 mph with no command. Changeup was erratic at 69-73 mph with sinking action. In the outfield has a long arm action form a high ¾ slot. Accurate throws at 80 mph from the outfield. Plays thru the ball with average hands. At the plate hits from a tall open stance with a leg kick stride and average balance. Pull hitter with a short swing path and looseness in the hands. Showed strength thru contact with 87 mph exit velocity from a tee. Ran the 60 at 7.36. 

Devin Fish, RHP/OF, New Berlin Eisenhower, 2018
6-foot, 180-pound right-handed hitting RHP/OF. On the mound works from an over the top arm angle with a short, quick arm action. Tall and fall delivery with a square heel toe landing and head snap on release. Fastball was straight at 80-81 topping out at 82 mph. Curveball has 11-5 shape with short breaking action at 65-67 mph. Changeup showed running action at 68-71 mph. Splitter has downer action at 71-74 mph. Defensively has a short arm action from an over the top slot with accurate throws. Plays thru the ball with average hands. Threw 82 mph from the outfield. At the plate hits from a balanced setup with a short stride and average balance. Pull, power hitter with a short, uphill swing path and a fast bat.82 mph exit velocity from a tee. Ran the 60 at 7.69.

Jack Klementz, OF/RHP, Hudson, 2018
5-foot-9, 155-pound two-way prospect. Offensively, right-handed hitter, balanced setup, leg kick timing mechanism. Slightly up hill bat path; exit velocity clocked at 80 mph. Defensively, long, over the top arm action. Clean exchanges on throws registered at 78 mph from the outfield. Also, ran a 7.77 laser timed 60. On the mound, came from the same over the top window seen in the outfield. Long arm action, easy effort. Tall and fall delivery, flashed rhythm, stays directional with plate, lands square. Fastball, sat between 75-76, topped 77 mph. Curveball, sweeping action, clocked between 70-73 mph. Changeup, fastball arm speed, down in the zone, ranged between 70-74 mph.

Alex Moyao, OF/INF, Tremper, 2018
5-foot-8, 135-pound, right-handed hitting prospect. Defensively, fluid foot work, clean exchanges, plays through the baseball aggressively. Long, high ¾ slot, registered at 76 mph. Offensively, balanced setup, back side load; exit velocity clocked at 78 mph. Also, ran a 7.46 laser timed 60.

Alex Oakley, RHP/OF, Sun Prairie, 2018
6-foot-3, 195-pound right-handed hitting RHP/OF with a lanky, athletic frame. On the mound works from a high ¾ arm angle with a long, loose arm action. Tall and fall, online delivery with a square landing and athletic finish. Slide step from the stretch where he lost some velocity. Fastball sat 75-80 mph. Curveball has 11-5 shape at 63-67 mph. Fastball arm speed on changeup that has sinking action at 71-75 mph thrown down in the zone for strikes. Offensively hits form a balanced setup, loads to backside with a slight arm bar. Short stride with average balance. Long level swing path with a fast bat and fluid rhythm. Showed strength thru contact with 85 mph exit velocity from a tee. Ran the 60 at 7.42. Defensively has a long arm action from a high ¾ slot. Plays thru the ball with athletic actions and soft hands. Threw 83 mph from the outfield. 

Ian Petoskey, OF/RHP, Pewaukee, 2018
6-foot, 170-pound right-handed hitting OF/RHP. Defensively has a short arm action from an over the top arm slot with accurate throws. Slower actions with average hands. Threw 71 mph from the outfield. At the plate hits from a balanced setup with a drop load and leg lift stride. Short swing path, cast the barrel. 70 mph exit velocity from a tee. Ran the 60 at 7.86. On the mound works from a high ¾ arm slot with a short arm action. Tall and fall online delivery with a square landing. Fastball sat 69-71 mph. Slider spins with occasional back up at 62-64 mph. Maintained arm speed on changeup with running action at 61-63 mph.

Sam Treffert, LHP/OF, Pius XI Catholic, 2018
6-foot, 170-pound left-handed hitting LHP/OF. On the mound works from a high ¾ arm angle with a short, quick arm action. Tall and fall, online delivery with a square landing. Slow paced up to balance point. Closed landing form the stretch. Fastball sat 76-80 mph. Curveball has 1-7 shape at 59-64 mph. Threw a knuckleball at 58-61 mph. In the outfield has a short arm action from a high ¾ slot. Plays thru the ball with average hands. Threw 77 mph from the outfield. At the plate hits from a slightly open stance with a short toe tap stride. Pull hitter, gets to front side early. 79 mph exit velocity from a tee. Ran the 60 at 7.66.

Gabe Vega, OF, South Milwaukee, 2019
5-foot-9, 155-pound right-handed hitting outfielder with a small, athletic frame. Solid runner in the 60 running a 7.13. Offensively hits from a balanced, open stance with a short stride and average balance. Short, uphill swing path, flashed a fast bat. 71 mph exit velocity from a tee. Defensively has a short arm action from an over the top arm slot. Plays thru the ball with average hands. Threw 75 mph from the outfield.

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