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2012 PG National Pre-Draft Showcase

 



3 More pitchers to follow >>
2012 LHP Rock Rucker (Seale, AL, Russell County HS) has a projectable build and ran his fastball up to 89 mph. We have seen him up to 92 mph in the past.

2012 LHP Brian Daphney (Palm Harbor, FL, Tarpon Springs) showed a nice arm action and ran his fastball up to 89 mph. Interesting pitcher that we are not aware of a college commitment for him.

2012 RHP Dakota Miller (Cedar Rapids, IA) showed arm strength and pitched 86-88 mph.
Freese, Embree throw in the 90's. >>
RHP Dakota Freese impressed running his fastball up to 94 mph and showing pretty good feel for his off speed pitches.

RHP Corey Embree (Maplewoods CC) showed good arm strength touching 91 mph on the mound.

RHP Callahan Brown (Jupiter, FL HS) is an interesting RHP who ran his fastball up to 89 mph. He has signed with Mississippi State.

LHP JD Nielsen (Winterset, IA, Martensdale St. Marys HS) pitched in the mid 80's and projects for more. He has signed with Illinois



Rash lights up the gun. >>
2012 RHP Alec Rash (Adel, IA, ADM HS) with a very good 1st inning sitting 93-95 mph with a solid 84 mph slider. Absolutely electric arm.
Two more 90 mph arms. >>
2012 RHP Carlos Pena (Columbus, OH) is an interesting big, strong RHP and was up to 91 mph today. He touched 92 mph last week in the Spring League.

2012 RHP Tyler Peyton (Grimes, IA, Dallas Center Grimes HS) pitched 87-90 mph and showed good potential with his breaking ball he has signed with Iowa Central CC.
AZ State commit blasts HR >>
2012 left handed hitter Tony DiMartino (Alamo, CA, Monte Vista HS) had a very good 2nd AB of the showcase as he turned on a fastball and drilled it over the right field fence. Very interesting bat.
IA, MT arms both show 90 mph fastballs. >>
Calvin Mathews (Bloomfield, IA, Davis County HS) fastball was up to 92 mph today early on for the Red team. He has signed with Iowa.

Caleb Frare (Miles City, MT, Custer County HS) is a very interesting LHP and he showed a 90 mph fastball early on for Navy team. He is signed with Utah.
Two college arms impress >>
Morningside RHP Storm Throne is a very interesting big 6'7 RHP and his fastball was up to 93 mph today. His curveball was 75 mph.

Mayville State RHP Nick Anderson was up to 91 mph for the Navy Team. Also showed a 80 mph change and 76 mph curveball.
First two pitchers both up to 91 mph. >>
2012 RHP Kevin Elder (Burlington, IL,) continues to show well this spring and was up to 91 mph today. He is headed to Arizona.

College RHP Tristan Heckerl (Menlo College) also was up to 91 mph and showed a nice breaking ball.

Avery Romero, Alexis Rivera and Dylan Smith had very good first at bats making hard contact.
Top C pop times and velocities >>
Avery Romero (St. Augustine, FL, Pedro Menendez)  1.84  80 mph
Red Dowdell (Arlington, VA, Yorktown HS)  1.88    81 mph
Joe Sabatini  (Broken Arrow, OK, NOAH - Tulsa)   1.91    78 mph
Jose Lopez  (Tampa, FL, Brooks-Debartolo)     1.92    78 mph
A.J. Young  (Gila Bend, AZ, Gila Bend)     1.94    79 mph
Daniel Arthur (Tulsa, OK, Bishop Kelley)   1.97    75 mph
J.T. Sole (Cedar Falls, IA, Cedar Falls HS)   1.98    72
Top IF Velocities >>
Thomas Gulley (Kent, OH, Stow-Munroe Falls)  92
Avery Romero  (St. Augustine, FL, Pedro Menendez) 88
Dylan Smith  (Pinson, AL, Clay-Chalkville)    85
Josh Martsching (Bloomfield, IA Davis County)  85
Sam Mrstik (Iowa City, IA, City High) 85
West Tunnell (Anthem, AZ, Boulder Creek)  84
Matthew Rogers (Boca Raton, FL) 84
Top OF velocities >>
Joshua Almonte (Corona, NY, Long Island City) 94
Corey Embree (Maplewoods CC)  94
Zach Coppola (Windsor Heights, IA Dowling Catholic)  92
Thomas Gulley (Kent, OH Stow-Munroe Falls HS)    92
Cole Billingsley (Cropwell, AL, Pell City HS)   91
Edgar Lebron   (Richmond Hill, NY, Martin Van Buren HS)  90
Ben Johnson     (Austin, TX  Westwood HS)   90
Zach Nichols     (Southeastern CC)    88
Rock Rucker     (Seale, AL, Russell County)     88
Will Gormally     (Fort Dodge, IA  Fort Dodge Senior)     88
Matthew Rogers  (Boca Raton, FL, Summit Christian)     86
Alexis Rivera     (Kissimmee, FL, Montaverde Academy)    86
Nathan Mikolas  (Kenosha, WI, Bradford)    86
Ismael Sanchez  (Bayamon, PR Ruben Rodriguez Figueroa)  85


Top 60 times >>
Top 60 times at the National Pre Draft Showcase

Edgar Lebron (Richmond Hill, NY, Martin Van Buren HS) 6.37
Zach Coppola (Windsor Heights, IA, Dowling Catholic) 6.38
Ben Johnson (Austin, TX, Westwood HS) 6.46
Joshua Almonte (Corona, NY, Long Island City HS) 6.58
Zach Nichols (Southeastern CC) 6.67
Cole Billingsley (Cropwell, AL, Pell City HS) 6.69
Corey Embree (Maplewoods CC) 6.70
West Tunnell (Anthem, AZ, Boulder Creek HS) 6.82
Rock Rucker (Seale, AL, Russell County HS) 6.84
Matthew Rogers (Boca Raton, FL) 6.85
Will Gormally (Fort Dodge, IA HS) 6.87
Alexis Rivera (Kissimmee, FL, Monteverde HS) 6.88
Dylan Smith (Pinson, AL, Clay-Chalkville HS 6.89
Dakota Miller (Cedar Rapids, IA) 6.91
Ashton Simmons (Riverview, FL, Eastbay HS) 6.93
Perry Rigby (Decatur, AL) 6.94
Batting Practice Highlights >>
2012 Ben Johnson (Austin, TX, Westwood HS) impressed in BP as the ball comes off his barrel well and he showed interesting power potential. 
2012 Joshua Almonte (Corona, NY, Long Island HS) showed good raw hitting tools and launched one over the LF wall. Very interesting all around tools. 
2012 Ismael Sanchez (Bayamon, PR) showed good bat speed and power potential. Very good juice in his bat from both sides of the plate
2012 Dakota Miller (Cedar Rapids, IA) showed good power from the right side. 
Zach Nichols (Southeastern CC, IA) showed very good strength in this swing and ball jumped hard off his barrel. He smoked a HR 400+ feet to left center in BP. 
2012 Nathan Mikolas (Kenosha, WI, Bradford HS) showed a very fast bat and the ball jumps off his barrel. He has big power potential and lauched a few well over the RF fence.  One of the better left handed bats in country. 
2012 West Tunnell (Anthem, AZ, Boulder Creek HS) showed a smooth swing with bat speed. 
2013 Sam Mrstik (Iowa City, IA HS) showed a nice swing and the ball comes off his bat well. 
2012 Rock Rucker (Seale, AL Russell County HS) showed a smooth swing and has good power potential. 
2012 AJ Young (Gila Bend, AZ HS) showed a fast bat and good potential. 
2012 AJ Puk (Cedar Rapids, IA, Washington HS) showed a smooth swing with bat speed and very good power potential. 
2012 Alexis Rivera (Kissimmee , FL, Montaverde Academy) showed big power potential as he knocked multiple balls easily over the right field fence. 
2012 Avery Romero (St. Augustine, FL, Pedro Menendez HS) has a very fast bat and showed power to all fields knocking balls over the left and left center field walls and off the top of the right center wall about 400 feet away. 
Corey Embree (Maplewoods CC) showed big juice in his bat hitting one off the top of the right center field fence to the opposite field and ball comes off his barrel well. 
2012 Perry Rigby (Decatur, AL) has a nice swing and showed good hitting tools. 
2012 Dylan Smith (Pinson, AL, Clay-Chalkville HS) showed big power in his bat knocking a couple balls well over the fence. Big power potential.