Anthony Alepra
Anthony Alepra
Anthony Alepra
Anthony Alepra

CLASS OF 2017

RHP
OF

Anthony
Alepra

Northwestern
Cedar Rapids Kennedy (HS) • IA
6-3 • 175LBS • R/R

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Committed to Northwestern University.
8/7/16- 6-foot-3, 177-pound right-handed hitting 2-way player. Lean fast twitch body. Slight crossfire delivery from ¾ slot. Has solid extension to plate. Strike thrower. Fastball was 84-86 mph with solid life and running action. 11/5 curveball showed quality shape and depth. Slider at 74-76 mph had sideways spin with flat break in zone. Northwestern University commit. 88 mph exit velocity. Low hand slot with leg kick trigger, off-time at event, flashes pop in bat to oppo gap when extended.
3/1316- 6-foot-3, 175-pound right-handed hitting 2-way player. Lean wiry body. Mid ¾ arm slot producing quality life and sink on fastball. Lands slightly across body in delivery. Fastball was consistently 85-86 mph in zone. Round-house 11/5 breaking ball/slurve with solid feel for zone. Shows good deception on changeup with sink and fade. 7.00 runner at this event. Hitting mechanics have greatly improved since August 2015. Better rhythm and balance in swing. Consistent hard contact with mid/pull approach. 90 mph exit velocity. ¾ arm action with accurate arm at 90 mph. Shows athleticism in routes and fielding. Intriguing 2-way prospect in 2017 class.
8/4/15- 6-foot-3, 170-pound right-handed hitting 2-way player. 6.69 runner. Square stance. Leg kick trigger to swing. Flat bat plane through zone. Mid-away approach with solid contact. 84 mph exit velocity. Solid across the board in the outfield feet and glove. Throws are accurate to target with 88 mph arm strength. Long athletic body. Good body control with up tempo delivery. Fastball is clean and fast from ¾ arm slot. Fastball shows late run with heavy action at 80-85 mph. Slider shows great depth with 10/4 shape and sharp break at 72-76 mph and is an above avg. pitch. Curveball and changeup both show avg. action and depth and are thrown for strikes.  Alepra continues to develop and improve in all areas; and will be a strong follow for many college programs.
Preseason All-State 3/15/15
6-foot-3, 170-pound 2-way player with lean athletic build who ran a 6.85 60. Slightly closed crouched stance. No stride approach with heel turn trigger to swing. Stands up through swing. Low launch position with hands. Arm bar forces drag through zone. Has long levers and strength in body with 90 mph exit velocity off tee. Usable feet and hands in outfield. Makes routine plays and takes good routes to baseball. Arm is long and loose producing 86 mph throws from outfield with above average carry and accuracy. Up tempo delivery on mound. Inconsistent front side. Some effort in delivery. Lands hard across body in stride cutting off direction. Upright finish leaves balls up in zone. Has very live arm. Fastball comes out clean. 82-83 mph fastball topping out at 85 mph. Flashes of sharp breaking ball at 66-68 mph with 11/5 shape. Changeup is straight and thrown for strikes at 71-74 mph. Strong follow for 2017 class; in-mature body who should continue to grow and add strength; while possessing above average present tools.

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