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2013 Sunshine East and National Academic

 



Sun. East Navy vs. Orange >>
Ed'Zaviah Paul (2016, 2B/IF Florence, SC) had two singles and scored two runs for the Orange Team.  Paul hits the ball to all sides of the field.

Dominic Blanco (2014, C/3B/RHP Naples, FL) showed his quick hands at the plate today for the Orange Team.  Blanco starts with a slightly open stance and has good leg lift.  He can hit to all sides of the field and had two doubles at the plate today.  Blanco also pitched two innings showing over the top arm action for the Orange Team.  His fastball at 84 mph showed some cut and gave hitters fits.  

Matt Mackley (2016, C/3B Bradenton, FL) had a couple hits in the game for the Orange Team.  Mackley has strong hands and can hit to either gap.  

Forrester Smith (2015, RHP Vero Beach, FL) had a good showing on the mound today pitching four innings for the Navy Team.  Smith's fastball explodes out of his hand while topping out at 84 mph.  Smith stays tall on the hill and he also showed good hip extension and his ability to attack hitters.  To go with his fastball, Smith also throws an effective curveball at 70 mph and his slider topped out at 74 mph.  Smith has an athletic build standing at 5 ft. 11 in. and weighs 180 pounds.

Cash Case (2017, SS/C/IF/OF Mount Dora, FL) showed his ability to hit line drives today for the Navy Team.  Case recorded a single and a double.  He also showed off his speed and his hustle.

Tyler DeClercq (2016, RHP Rockledge, FL) also had a good showing at the plate with a three hits in the game including a double. He has an upright stance and quick hands.

Evan Mendoza (2014, RHP Sarasota, FL) had a good showing on the mound today striking out 9 and he showed off his quick arm speed for the Orange Team.  Mendoza's fastball topped out at 87 mph. His tight breaking slider maxed out at 75 mph, while his top straight change-up was 80 mph.  Mendoza has good hip rotation and also shows confidence in his pitches. At 6 ft. 2 in. 180 pounds, Mendoza has a tall athletic frame.  

Sun. East Red. Vs. Vegas Gold Highlights >>
Richard Cruz (2015, RHP, Miami Lakes, FL) has an over the top delivery with life on his fastball and works both sides of the plate. Cruz is efficient with his pitches has a plan on the mound and has tight spin on his curveball. Cruz had his fastball sitting at 82-86mph to go along with his curveball at 74mph.

Lorenzo Hampton (2015, RHP, Miami Lakes, FL) gets good extension out front has a long arm action and has cut action to his fastball. Hampton had his fastball top out at 86mph with his curveball at 71mph. At the plate Hampton makes line drive contact with a good approach, and keeps his hands inside.

Joseph Acosta (2014, 3B, Miami, FL) had a 3 hit game this afternoon including a double. Acosta has a nice level swing with bat speed and keeps his hands inside the ball well.

Cole Gibson (2014, OF, Conyers, GA) also showed well at the plate for the Red team. Gibson makes consistent contact at the plate with a line drive approach and goes with the pitch well.

Dante Bosnic (2014, RHP, Tampa, FL) saw his fastball top out at 86mph as well as his curveball at 72mph. Bosnic pitches from a 3/4 arm slot with good mechanics which he repeats. Bosnic gets good movement on his pitches and works his curveball in to keep hitters off balance and will throw it anytime in the count.

Jesus Santana (2014, 1B, Caguas, PR) had a double in the game for the Vegas Gold team this afternoon. Santana has lots of pop in his bat with bat speed and makes the pitcher work to get him out.

Kennie Taylor (2015, 2B, St. Petersburg, FL) also had a good showing at the plate with a couple of hits including a double for the Vegas Gold team. Taylor has a good approach at the plate is a lead off type hitter who works the count and makes consistent contact at the plate. Once on base Taylor gets in the pitches mind with his speed trying to take the extra base when it's available.


Academic V. Gold & Tx. Orange Highlights >>
Chandler Amason (2014, RHP, Grayson, GA) had his fastball sitting at 81-85mph with his slider at 77mph and his changeup at 78mph. Amason has good arm speed with an aggressive delivery, his arm works well and he attacks hitters. Amason mixes his pitches well keeping hitters off balance and is confident in his pitches.

Eugene "Brad" Stewart (2015, RHP, Savannah, GA) pitches from a 3/4 arm slot with a short arm action and repeats his delivery. Stewart had his fastball sitting at 81-84mph to go along with his curveball at 68mph, his slider at 77mph and his changeup at 75mph. Stewart also had a good showing at the plate for the Vegas Gold team. He has a line drive swing plane with an aggressive approach and good bat speed.

Alex Bialakis (2015, RHP, Boca Raton, FL) pitches from a high 3/4 arm slot with good extension out front, and attacks hitters. He has good sinking action on his changeup and has great depth on his curveball. Bialakis had his fastball top out at 85mph with his curveball at 68mph and his changeup at 76mph.

Ben Baggett (2015, RHP/C, Fayetteville, GA) also had a good showing at the plate for Vegas Gold. Baggett takes an aggressive approach at the plate with good bat speed and hits the ball to all fields.

Konnor Pilkington (2015, LHP, Lucedale, MS) had his fastball top out at 84mph to go along with his curveball that was 67mph. Pilkington has a loose live arm pitching from a 3/4 arm slot and attacks hitters. He has arm side run on his fastball and should throw his curveball more to keep hitters guessing.

Hunter Dawson (2014, 1B, Birmingham, AL) had a good showing at the plate for the Texas Orange team this afternoon. Dawson has a line drive approach at the plate, makes good contact at the plate and has bat speed.

Sun. East Teal vs. Steel >>
Conner Prater (2014, OF/IF Melbourne, FL) showed off his hitting ability today for the Steel team.  Prater had two singles and hits with good extension and has quick hands.  Prater also showed his speed on his the base path.

Adam Sinkoe (2014, 2B/OF/SS Copper City, FL) has quick hands and good rotation at the plate.  He had two singles today for the Steel team.

Jorge Martinez (2014, RHP/1B/OF Panama City, PAN) throws with good depth, an extended release, and has very smooth online delivery.  His fastball topped out at 84 mph while his 12/6 curveball topped out at 64 mph.  He showed good command of his off-speed pitches.  Martinez also displayed good hip turn.

Waldo Mendez (2013, 3B/SS/OF Fort Myers, FL) bats with good balance, an upright stance, and makes good line drive contact.  Mendez had two singles today for the Teal team. 

Kevin Balfour (2014 RHP/SS Coral Springs, FL) had a good day on the mound today for the Teal team.  Balfour's fastball maxed out at 86 mph while his 10/4 curveball maxed out at 78 mph.  He pitches with a high 3/4-arm slot and shows good command. Balfour has a solid frame at 6 ft. 2 in. 200 pounds.

Austin Covers (2014, LHP Crystal Lake, IL) pitches with a 3/4-arm slot.  Covers hides the ball well and his curveball maxed out at 69 mph while his slider maxed out at 72 mph.

Anthony Martinez (2014, RHP, Canterbury, FL) was up to 88 today with good life on his fastball, he also flashed a sharp slider at 75.  He has a good online delivery and his arm is fast and works well.


Academic White Vs. Teal Highlights >>
Tyler Huber (2013, RHP, Oklahoma City, OK) pitches from a 3/4 arm slot with a smooth repeatable delivery and good mechanics. Huber has a good 11-5 curveball that has late break with good depth and gets arm side run on his fastball. Huber had his fastball sitting at 81-84mph with it topping out at 85mph with his curveball at 70mph.
 
Ryan Huber (2015, RHP, Oklahoma City, OK) had his fastball sitting at 76-80mph with his curveball at 63mph and his changeup at 68mph. Huber has a good 12-6 curveball with late tilt, has arm side run on his fastball and maintains his velocity in the stretch. He pitches from a high 3/4 arm slot with a good demeanor on the mound.

Noah Lee (2014, C, Cedar Hill, TX) had a couple of hits in the game for the white team including a double. Lee has a strong build with pop in his bat and makes loud contact when he centers the ball up.

Peter Zyla (2014, C/RHP, Alpharetta, GA) had his fastball top out at 87mph to go along with his slider at 72mph and his changeup at 76mph. Zyla is quick to the plate with a quick arm repeats his delivery, and has good mechanics on the mound. He pitches from a high 3/4 arm angle with a good sinking changeup that keeps hitters off balance. At the plate Zyla had a couple of hits in the game including a triple his first time up. Zyla makes line drive contact at the plate with pop in his bat and has good baseball instincts.

Ryan McCullers (2014, C, Tampa, FL) had a good showing at the plate for the Teal team including a couple of hits in the game. McCullers makes consistent solid contact at the plate with a line drive swing plane and gets good extension.

William Kelleher (2015, RHP, Weston, FL) has a smooth easy delivery and good mechanics which he repeats. He pitches from a low 3/4 arm slot with good command of his fastball and has arm side run on his fastball. Kelleher had his fastball sitting at 77-81mph to go along with his curveball at 69mph.

Erik Sexton (2014, LHP, Dunedin HS, FL) started for the white team and pitched 3 innings.  He was aggressive with his fastball which topped 81 and threw a 12/6 curveball at 71.  He struck out 5 and didn't allow a run and only 1 hit.

 




Sun. East Gold Vs. Black Highlights >>
Chase Solesky (2016, RHP, Fort Pierce, FL) had his fastball sitting at 79-81mph this afternoon with his curveball at 69mph and his slider at 74mph. Solesky pitches from a high 3/4 arm slot with a good mound presence, with good command and a live arm. Solesky has a plan on the mound with good mechanics and is a young prospect to follow. 

Tyler Payne (2015, RHP, Chattanooga, TN) had his fastball sitting at 80-83mph with it topping out at 84mph with his curveball at 69mph and his changeup at 77mph. Payne attacks hitters on the mound has arm side run to his fastball and gets hitters to swing and miss on his 12-6 curveball that has tight spin. 

Gabriel Veith (2013, C, Pansacola, FL) had a double in the game for the Black team. Veith makes solid contact at the plate and is a gap to gap hitter with pop. 

Andrew Freeman (2015, RHP, Key West, FL) has his fastball sitting at 80-83mph with his curveball at 67mph his slider at 69mph and his changeup at 71mph. Freeman has an over the top arm action with a quick arm and stays tall on the backside. He also has good command on the mound with an online delivery and works both sides of the plate. 


Sun. East Purple vs. Maroon >>
Raylen Elzy (2014, OF/3B Stone Mountain, GA) showed his ability to hit to all parts of the field today recording two singles and scoring one run.  Elzy has an upright approach at the plate and is very aggressive.  To go with his batting, Elzy showed good speed running the bases. Elzy also pitched one inning topping out his fastball at 86 mph.  He showed a smooth delivery with good command.

Dexter "DJ" Neal (2015, RHP/OF Stone Mountain, GA) pitches with a 3/4-arm slot to go along with his good hip turn.  Neal has a quick arm and throws strikes consistently.  His fastball range was 76-80 mph while his 11-5 curveball topped out at 67.  He also recorded a single for the Maroon team.  Neal has a long frame at 6 ft. 3 in. 200 pounds.

Tekwaan Whyte (2015, SS Stone Mountain, GA) had a good showing on the mound today.  Whyte has good command of his off-speed pitch topping out with a maximum speed of 70 mph.  To complement his curveball, Whyte had his fastball range from 83-86 mph topping out at 87 mph.

Quinlan Washington (2014, OF Gainesville, FL) had a good day at the plate hitting a triple and two singles.  Washington has good extension at the plate and hits the ball to all parts of the field.  He also showed off his speed stealing two bases.

Liam Cotter (2014, RHP Miramar, FL) pitched four innings today with for the Purple team today.  Cotter pitches with a smooth online delivery and has good command.  He keeps his fastball down and topped it out at 84 mph.  To compliment his fastball, Cotter showed an effective 11-5 curveball maxing out at 67 mph.
Sun. East Columbia Blue vs. Dark Green >>
Jeff Korte (2014, C/3B Valkaria, FL) showed off his quick hands today for the Columbia Blue team.  Korte hit line drives to first base and right-field.  Korte was impressive behind the plate showing a quick pop and a strong throw to second base.

Trevor Tinder (2014, 3B/RHP/OF Winter Springs, FL) showed his solid hitting today recording two singles for the Columbia Blue team. Tinder hit line drives to centerfield with good bat speed.  He was also impressive on the hill today.  Tinder pitched two innings and had a high fastball at 86 mph.  To compliment his fastball he had a sharp curveball with a late break topping out at 73 mph.  Tinder has good size at 6 ft. 4 in. and 190 pounds.  

Alex Webb (2015, C/3B Lawrenceburg, TN) hit a triple off a 2-2 curveball today for the Dark Green team.  Webb also had a single and double.  He hits to all parts of the field, has quick hands and has good speed around the bases.  

Fabian Vizcaino (2014, C/IF Guatemala City, GTM) recorded a single and a triple to left center today for the Columbia Blue team.  Vizcaino hits to all parts of the field and has very good hitting mechanics.





Academic Crimson vs. Royal >>
Griffin Helms (2014, C, Duluth, GA) showed his quick hands at the plate today recording two singles for the Royal team.  Helms hit the ball to all parts of the field.  He has good instincts on the bases and goes 100% in all aspects of the game. On the defensive side, Helms showed his quick release and throws the ball well downhill.

Deaven Phillips (2015, RHP/OF/3B Dade City, FL) showed an effective late breaking slider today pitching for the Crimson team topping out at 73 mph. Phillips has a smooth delivery striking out four batters in three innings while throwing to both sides of the plate.  He has a high leg kick and throws downhill effectively.  To go with his slider, his fastball range sat at 79-82 mph.

Grant Page (2014, 2B/RHP Sugar Land, TX) pitched two innings for the Crimson team this afternoon striking out three batters.  Page showed off quick arm action and he showed that he looked comfortable working fast on the mound.  Page's fastball topped out at 84 mph while his slider topped out at 77 mph.  His slider has a sharp bite and he keeps his hitters off balanced.

Clay Joesck (2014, 3B/C/RHP Katy, TX) had a good showing on the mound today.  Joseck pitched two innings, showing good balance while striking out three hitters.  Joesck's fastball topped out at 84 mph to go along with his slider at 73 mph and his change-up at 75 mph. 

Ryan Manz (2014, LHP/1B Sugar Land, TX) had a good showing on the mound this morning.  Manz showed his quickness in his arm and he hides the ball well.  He showed his ability to throw strikes, hitting his spots well by pitching inside to left-handed batters.  His fastball range was 81-83 mph while his slider topped out at 75 mph.  His 12-6 curveball topped out at 70 mph.

Brandon Etheridge (2014, OF/SS/RHP Cartersville, GA) showed his athletic ability today for the Crimson team recording a triple and a single.  Etheridge has great bat speed and is a gap-to-gap hitter with good pop.  He stays inside the ball well and gets the barrel to the ball.
Academic Kelly Green vs. Black >>
Samuel Atwell (2014, RHP/OF Ocala, FL) showed his quick arm rotation today for the Black team.  Atwell had his fastball topping out at 82 mph to go along with his curveball at 69 mph and a change up sitting at 72 mph.  Atwell has good arm action and hides his fastball well.  He elevates his fastball effectively with two strikes. To go along with his pitching, Atwell recorded a single and a double at the plate.

Paul Rupnik (2014, 3B/SS Newmarket, ON) showed his speed and his strong hands at the plate this afternoon.  Rupnik recorded a double to the gap for the Kelly Green team.  

Michael Van Degna (2015, OF/RHP Miami, FL) has great size at 6 ft. 2 in. 210 pounds. To go along with his frame Van Degna showed his good pitching mechanics while pitching for the Black team.  Van Degna's arm has quick rotation and his fastball topped out at 82 mph.  His slider topped out at 75 mph and showed some late tilt that gave hitters a difficult time.  Van Degna also showed his ability to make good contact with the ball having a great day at the plate today recording three singles. 

Sammy White (2014, LHP Delray Beach, FL) has a tall lengthy frame (6 ft. 3 in. 190 pounds) and pitches with a high 3/4-arm action.  White showed a good feel for his curveball with a 12/6 rotation that had a high speed of 61 mph.With his curveball, White also showed an effective heavy straight change-up that also topped out at 70 mph.  He has aggressiveness with his fastball and showed he can control the game effectively.

Alex Dickinson (2015, C/OF/IF/RHP Weston, FL) showed good effective pitching mechanics pitching for the Kelly Green team.  He has a sharp, late tilting slider topping out at 73 mph. Dickinson's fastball has a late sink and topped out at 83 mph.  At the plate Dickinson showed good extension and recorded one single.

Michael Brenner (2014, OF, Delray Beach, FL) made solid contact at the plate today including a single. Brenner has a line drive approach at the plate stays inside the ball well and hits to all fields. In the field Brenner covers lots of ground using his speed to take away hits to the gap.

Academic: 20-White vs. 19-Vegas Gold >>
Ben Baggett (2015, RHP/C, Landmark Christian, Fayetteville, GA) Had a very impressive day, his fastball ranged from 83-86 and mixed in his change-up well. His CH was his out pitch that had downward movement. He gets good extension and finishes out front. He showed good good command of his pitches and wasn't afraid to pitch in. Also, he had a good game at the plate making consistent hard contact, and hitting a double, recording an RBI, and a run scored. He has an aggressive approach at the plate and has a consistent swing path to the ball.

Matt Rothenberg (2014, 3B/RHP/2B, Pine Crest, Boca Raton, FL) Had a good showing at the plate going 1-3 with a double and a run scored. He displayed an aggressive approach at the plate, line drive swing plane, quickness in his hands with power potential. 

Ryan Skalnik (2014, 3B/IF/RHP, Verdigris, Claremore, OK) went 2-2 in the game with two singles. He displayed consistent contact with a level swing and showed the ability to hit to all fields.

Houston Glad (2014, RHP, Tahlequah HS, Tahlequah, OK) Pitched 3 solid innings punching out 5 of the 11 batters he faced. Houston pitches from a high 3/4 arm slot, fastball ranged from 86-90 mph along with a change-up ranging from 75-78 mph. He is aggressive with his fastball and mixed in the change-up that had good arm side run. He showed good command of all three pitches and worked both sides of the plate effectively.

Andrew Beyer (2014, RHP, Sarasota HS, Sarasota, FL) He has a tall projectable frame, throws easy and sat 78-82 topping out at 83 MPH with more velocity to come. He was around the plate with all pitches, showed very good command of his fastball to both sides of the plate. He has good smooth mechanics and attacks hitters and mixed in his off-speed effectively keeping hitters off-balance.

Academic BP Highlights Team 17-20 >>
The following hitters stood out during batting practice on Field 1 atthe 5-Plex in Fort Myers, FL.  Players are in no particular order.

17-Teal

Elliot Cutillas (2015, C/1B, Monsignor Edward Pace, FL) has a toe tap trigger, line drive swing plane, and makes good contact. 

James Pavelick (2014, OF/3B, Earl Marriott Secondary, BC) has a long, lean projectable build with a toe tap trigger and line drive swing plane. He has good bat speed and pop.

Ryan McCullers (2014, C/3B, Jesuit, FL) has a good build, shows bat speed, and makes good gap-to-gap contact. 

18-Texas Orange

Jerry Biller III (MIF/3B, Brandon HS, FL) has a lean projectable build, line drive swing plane with good extension.

Michael Landestoy (2013, SS/UT, Saint George School, DOM) good build, shows good bat speed and makes good contact to all fields.

19- Vegas Gold

Ben Baggett (2015, C, Landmark Christian, GA) has a short compact swing and makes good hard contact to all fields.

Eugene Brandon "Brad" Stewart II (2015, OF/SS, Benedictine Military, GA) has a good frame with room to fill out, line drive swing plane with good bat speed.

20-White

Matt Rothenberg (2014, 3B/2B, Pine Crest, FL) shows a nice power approach at the plate, with good hands and bat speed.

Noah Lee (2014, Cedar hill, C/3B/1B, Cedar Hill, TX) shows good power approach with a fluid swing.  Hits to all fields and has strong hitting hands.


Sun. East Vegas Gold Vs. Teal Highlights >>
Cody Brickhouse(2015, RHP, Sarasota,FL)- Has a fastball that topped out at 85 mph with a slider at 76 mph and a changeup at 74 mph. Brickhouse's fastball has late life that worked well with the sinking action that he had on his changeup and slider that had late bite. He throws from a low 3/4 armslot. Brickhouse is 6'1, 185lbs with a large fame, strong build and long arm action. He attack hitters with his fastball and showed the ability to tie up hitters with his late breaking slider.

Jordan Howard(2014,RHP, Stockbridge, GA)- Has a fastball that topped out at 86 mph along with a changup that is 80 mph. Howard has a fastball that gets on the hitter quick. His changeup has a good sinking action to it along with a good arm side run. He has a nice, smoothe release. Howard comes from a low 3/4 armslot and has a good projectable frame.

Christopher Chatfield(2015, OF, Riverview, FL) had a triple in the game which was driven over the centerfielders head. Chatfield has a good bat speed with good extension and leverage throughout his swing. Shows good speed and instincts on the bases.

Kennie Taylor(2015, MIF, St.Peterburg, FL)- had a couple of singles and 3 stolen bases. Taylor was disruptive on the bases and showed off his speed and instincts. Has a good bat speed and showed consistent contact at the plate.

Michael Matter(2016, RHP, Fort Meyers, FL)- Matter's fastball was consistently 80-84 mph. His slider has late bite and is a short breaker at 75 MPH. He throws from a high 3/4 arm slot, has a balanced delivery and stays tall on his backside. His mechanics are sound and he has a smooth effortless and showed good command of both pitches.

Hector Morales(2014, MIF, Royal Palm Beach, FL)- Morales had a double and a triple in the game. Morales has good power and bat speed and has the ability to hit from gap to gap with pop.

Benjamin Urra(2014, IF, Miramar, FL)-Has a fastball that topped out at 85. Also displayed a curveball at 73 mph and a changeup at 73 mph. His fastball showed good arm side run from an over the top arm slot along with a 12/6 curveball. Urra also had two doubles at the plate. Displayed power with a ground rule double. Showed great bat speed and quick hands. Gets the barrrel to the ball.

Britton Araujo (2014, OF, Clearwater Central Catholic, FL) used his speed on the base paths stealing 3 bases and scoring 2 runs for the Teal team.
Academic BP Highlights Team 13-16 >>
The following hitters stood out during battingpractice on Field 1 at the 5-Plex in Fort Myers, FL.  Players are in noparticular order.

13-Black

Gionvanny Ocampo (2016, C, Coral Gables Senior, FL)  nice young build, stays inside baseball and has good extension through ball, will continue to develop.

Casey Santos-Ocampo (2015, OF/C/MIF, FL) Has short compact swing power potential, hits to all fields.

Palance "PJ" Harris II (2014, 1B, Firsco, TX) has a toe tap trigger, with good weight transfer and short swing.  Showed power with a home run.

14-Crimson

Evan Dougherty (2014, OF/IF, Bishop Verot, FL) has a nice line drive approach and hits ball to all fields.  Has very projectable lean frame with room to fill out and add power to his sweet swing.

Bryan Soto (2014, C/3B, UNAPEC, DOM) shows good bat speed and stays short to ball.  Line drive approach to all fields, is a high ceiling hitter.

Sebastian Rivera (2014, OF/MIF, Timber Creek, FL) showed a nice simple swing with good bat speed and quick hands.

14-Kelly Green

Gerrio Rahming (2014, OF, Rabun Gap Nacoochee, GA) shows good quick twitch actions and bat speed, fluid swing with gap to gap pop.

Alex Dickinson (2015, C/OF/IF, St. Thomas Aquinas, FL) has a strong compact swing with good extension and gap to gap line drive approach.

16-Royal

Jascanel Ferreras (2014, 3B/1B, Norcross, GA) shows good power potential from a big frame and a fluid stroke with good bat speed.

Roberto Malinowski (2015, C/RHP, Klein Oak, TX) stays inside the ball with quick hands and shows an aggressive line drive swing with lift. 

Bruce Steel (2014, SS/OF, Cardinal Newman, FL) showcased a live bat and a fluid stroke. He uses all fields, stays inside the ball, and showcases good power potential.

Griffin Helms (2014, C, Norcross, GA) has a good build with a short compact stroke. He has quick hands and makes solid contact.





Sun. East Red v. Steel >>
Joseph Acosta (2014, 3B, Miami, Florida) had 1 hit in the game versus the steel team with a double. One of his outs included a line drive out to center field. He showed that he has pop in his swing to go along with good extension through the ball. 

Jordan Scott (2015, 2B, Conyers, Georgia) had a hit in the game with a mammoth homerun into the right field bleachers of City of Palms Park. The ball really jumps off his bat. That showed off serious pop, good extension, and quick bat speed. 

Lorenzo Hampton (2015, OF, Miami Lakes, Florida) had three singles and a stolen base. Hampton showed good gap power with quicks hands. He puts the barrel to the ball well and has pop in his bat as well.

Roman Gonzalez (2015, 3B, Hialeah, Florida) had a good day at the plate with a double. Roman looked good defensively, showed a loose whippy arm, and played with lots of energy. He is a good gap to gap hitter with pop in his bat. He has solid bat speed and good extension. 

Dalton Whitaker (2014, RHP, St. Johns, Florida) fastball was sitting at 84-86, curveball 73-74, slider 78-79, and his changeup was 75-76. Whitaker throws from a high 3/4 arm slot. He works quick with solid arm action and the ball comes out of his hand clean with minimal effort. Good 12-6 curveball that works on a downward plane, has late break, and he threw it for a strike. Whitaker displayed sharp bite on his slider. He has late life on his fastball and throws downhill. He also uses his lower half well. 

Matthew Luzzi (2014, OF, Boca Raton, Florida) had a couple hits including double. Luzzi displayed solid bat speed and good pitch recognition. He also showed his ability to make consistent hard contact with pop.

Bret Maxwell (2014, C, St. Petersburg, Florida) is a good defensive catcher that has solid catch and throw ability. His pop times were in the 1.9-2.0 range. He displayed good instincts behind that plate, good receiver and blocks well. 

Matthew Mika (2015, SS, Lake Worth, Florida) is a gamer with leadership qualities. He shows plus speed, smooth easy defensive actions, and good arm strength from Short Stop. 

Connor Prater (2014, OF, Melbourne, Florida) had a couple of hits including a triple. Prater has solid defensive actions and took good routes to the ball in the OF. He has a line drive swing plane to go along with a quick bat and makes hard contact.
Academic Teal vs Tx Orange >>
Peter Bocchino (2014, 3B, Saugus, MA) - Went 2-4 on the day with a hard grounder through the middle in the 4th inning along with another single in the 11th. He was one play shy of a another hit, but the shortstop made a nice play on a line drive. Peter displayed consistant contact with good plate discipline.

Brendan McGuigan (2014, RHP, Austin, TX) - With his high arm slot and projectibility Brendan was able to put together a strong outing today. He sat 83-86, topping out at 87mph while being at 75 mph on his slider. With his clean mechanics he had good arm side action to his fastball along with great command to attack hitters.   

Will Jauss (2015, RHP, Naples, FL) - Will has a low 3/4 arm slot that allows him to get good arm side sink and work well inside to right handed hitters. He topped out at 80 mph while commanding his slider when ahead in the count and also as his strikeout pitcher.

Hunter Perez (2015, C, Tampa, FL) - He had 3 at bats and tallied 2 singles today.  Showed consistent contact and displayed good bat control during each at bat.  His defensive skills also looked very good behind the plate, showing good blocking skills and framing pitches very well.

Michael Hall (2014, RHP, Lexington, KY) - Has a large broad frame and pitches downhill very well. He sat low to mid 80's topping out at 86mph with a curve ball at 75. He has good arm side run with his 3/4 arm slot and was able to locate ball on the inside and outside part of the plate.

Austin Heinz (2014, RHP, Windermere, FL) - A solid frame pitcher who is projectable.  He has a 3/4 arm slot, with a balanced deliver, and was able to keep the ball down in the zone against hitters. He has a 11/5 curveball at 72 mph that worked very well in the game.
SS East Teams 5-10 Batting Practice >>
The following hitters stood out during batting practice on Field 1 at the 5-Plex in Fort Myers, FL.  Players are in no particular order.

5-Maroon Hitters

Matthew Lewis (2017, C/SS, Sickles, FL) showed good bat speed with a gap to gap line drive swing plane.

Carter White (2015, OF/3B, ST. Thomas Aquinas, FL) hits from an even upright stance, mid field to opposite field pop.  Has line drive swing plane with lift.

6-Navy

Alex Aristy (2014, OF, Home Schooled, FL) good short compact swing with bat speed, uses quick hands to get barrel to ball and drive it to all fields.

Brooks Aristy (2016, C/OF,  Home Schooled, FL) Projectable frame, short compact swing, good bat speed, makes good contact with line drive swing plane.  

Carmine Cioffoletti (2014, 1B/3B/OF, Seminole Ridge Community, FL) showed off his power with a long home run.  Has quick hands and a live bat.

Leo Rodriguez (2015, SS/UT, Mt. Dora HS, FL) has an athletic build, line drive plane with quick hands and hits to all fields.

7-Orange

Robert Montes (2015, MIF, Coral Gables, FL) hits from an upright stance, short to ball, squares up ball with barrel, ball jumps off bat, hits to all fields, took an impressive batting practice.

Dominic Blanco (2014, C/3B, Gulf Coast, FL) short compact swing with  a leg lift trigger and good power potential with hard line drive contact.

Logan Rupard (2014, 1B/OF/3B, Arrowhead, WI) tall well proportion build, keeps hands inside ball with good bat speed, good leverage in swing.

8-Purple

Wyatt Jackson (2015, OF/LHP/1B, Suwannee, FL) has a thin projectable build, quick twitch athlete, line drive swing plane, solid pull pop.

Hans Werner (2014, RHP/IF/OF, Gudad Veja, GTM has a nice loose swing out front, shows good bat speed and some power potential to Left Field.

Levi Hollingsworth (2014, 1B/LHP, Columbia, FL) has a big build with big time power, hit 3 home runs to right field.  Good bat speed, short to ball with good extension through it.  He reminds me of Sunshine East Alumni and 2nd round pick of the Cubs Daniel Vogelbach with the power potential.

9-Red

Jordan Scott (2015, 2B/OF, Conyers, GA) is a switch hitter with a good, projectable build. Scott takes an aggressive hack with good bat speed from both sides of the plate with a line-drive swing plane. Scott has quick twitch actions at the plate and has power potential from both sides. 

Lorenzo Hampton (2015, OF/RHP, Miami Lakes, FL) has a long, lean build with wristy bat speed at the plate. He stays short to the ball, shows quick twitch actions, and hammers line drives all over the field. 

Roman Gonzalez (2015, 3B/SS, Hialeah, FL) has a live bat via quick wrists and a line-drive swing plane with lift. 

10-Steel

Bret Maxwell (2014, C/3B, St. Petersburg, FL) has a great frame and extends well out front. He has a nice, short swing, great bat speed via quick wrists, and exhibits great potential at the plate.

Matthew Milka (2015, SS/2B, Lake Worth, FL) has a short, compact swing and shoots line drives all over the field. He exhibits quick wrists and excellent hip action throughout his swing.

Conner Prater (2014, OF/IF, Melbourne, FL) is a great athlete with quick hands and a line-drive approach to all fields. 


 



Academic Crimson vs Black Highlights >>
Casey Santos-Ocampo (2016, OF/C/MIF, R/R Naples, FL) collected three hits on the day for the Black team.  Santos-Ocampo has a quick bat at the plate and drives the ball up the middle.

Weston Wise (2015, 3B/2B/MIF R/R Ocala, FL) acquired a double and a single for the Black team this afternoon.  Wise shows a comfortable approach at the plate.

Will Preston (2014, RHP/1B Sugar Land, TX) showed a 3/4-arm action.  Preston showed good command with his fastball topping out at 86 mph.  Preston also showed his ability to attack hitters with a good off speed curveball at 70 mph.

Mack Wilkins (2014, RHP R/R Alpharetta, GA) displayed his ability to attack hitters while showing impressive arm speed.  Wilkins had his fastball sitting at 83-85 mph topping out at 86mph with a late breaking curveball at 68mph.  Wilkins also displayed an impressive slider at 78 mph.  He showed a good display on the mound this afternoon.

Andrew Kane (2015, RHP/3B Windermere, FL) has a quick arm and pitches from a side-arm approach.  Kane has a long-lanky build and likes to change speeds on the ball keeping the hitters guessing. Kane's fastball ranged from 82-85 mph while his curveball at 71 mph.

Will Peters (2014, RHP/OF Sugar Land, TX) showed outstanding arm speed recorded six strikeouts this afternoon for the Crimson team.  Peter's fastball sat at 82-84 mph while his curveball at 70 mph.  He also showed a hard slider topping out at 76 mph.

Academic Kelly Green & Royal Highlights >>
Evan Acosta (2015, LHP, Batavia, IL) had his fastball sitting at 83-84mph with his curveball at 71mph. Acosta pitches from a high 3/4 arm slot with good tempo throws to both sides of the plate, has a good demeanor on the mound and attacks hitters. He has good command of his pitches with run on his fastball, and gets hitters to swing and miss.

Chase Belk (2015, RHP, Sumter, SC) pitches from a low 3/4 arm slot with good hip rotation on his delivery, attacks hitters and keeps runners close on base. Belk has sink to his fastball and his slider has sharp bite to it which gets hitters to swing and miss. His fastball was 80-82mph with his slider at 74mph and his curveball at 71mph. 

Adam Saks (2015, RHP, Delray Beach, FL) had his fastball sitting at 81-83mph with it topping out at 85mph. Saks pitches from a high 3/4 arm slot with good hip rotation and has an online delivery. He has the ability to throw his fastball up in the zone for strikes, and uses both sides of the plate.

Luke Johnson (2014, RHP, Atlanta, GA) had his fastball sitting at 83-86mph with his curveball at 72mph. Johnson pitches from a 3/4 arm slot with good hip turn and good balance in his delivery. He works fast with good command and has good spin to his curveball. Johnson also had a good day at the making solid contact all 3 times up including hitting a Home Run. Johnson has good bat speed with a line drive swing plane.

Anthony Forte (2015, RHP, Hoffman Estates, IL) had his fastball sitting at 82-84mph this afternoon. Forte pitches from a high 3/4 arm slot with an online delivery and a long arm action.  

Jascanel Ferreras (2014, 3B, Lawrenceville, GA) had a couple of hits for the Royal team including a triple. Ferreras is a line drive hitter with gap to gap pop and makes solid consistent contact at the plate.

Roberto Malinowski (2015, C, Spring, TX) also had a couple of hits for the Royal team this afternoon including a double. Malinowski has pop in his bat has good bat speed and doesn't get cheated at the plate.

Bruce Steel (2014, SS, Jupiter, FL) had a couple of hits in the game for the Royal team including a Home Run. Steel makes solid contact at the plate has bat speed, and the ball makes a different sound coming off his bat.

Juan Martinez (2014, SS, Pembroke Pines, FL) had 3 hits in the game with a double for the Kelly Green team. Martinez makes good consistent contact at the plate with good bat speed and hits the ball to all fields.
Sun. East Black vs. Columbia Blue >>
Alex Dorso (2015, LHP/OF Windermere, FL) struck out 7 batters for the visitors.  He showed a straight fastball for the Columbia Blue team sitting at 79-81 mph to go along with a curveball at 69 mph and a change-up sitting at 66 mph.  Dorso has a quick arm, good hip rotation, and works relatively fast while on the mound.  Dorso also showed a loose whiplike arm and has good command.

Juan Arroyo (2014, LHP Corozal PR) has a tall lengthy build and pitches from a high 3/4-arm slot and had 4 strikeouts for the Columbia Blue team.  Arroyo displayed his ability to keep hitters off balance.

Derek King (2014, SS/RHP Fort Meade, FL) pitches with a high 3/4-arm slot.  King had his fast-ball sitting at 85-86 mph, his change-up was at 73 mph and a curveball sitting at 70 mph. 

Bryan (BJ) Armstead (2014, SS/3B/2B Lilburn, GA) displayed his double while recording a double and scoring one run for team Columbia Blue.  Armstead has a quick bat and runs well to the bases.

Clayton Coringrato (2017, OF/1B Tampa, FL) recorded two hits and scored one run for Columbia Blue.  Coringrato hits the ball to all sides of the field and has a quick, strong bat. 

Matthew Portis (2015, SS/RHP Sebring, FL) had a single and a double for Columbia Blue.  Portis showed off his power to both gaps in the outfield.

Trevor Tinder (2014, 3B/RHP/OF Winter Springs, FL) looked comfortable at the plate recording a triple for Columbia Blue.  Tinder showed his quick hands, power, and good approach while at the plate.

Thomas Beasley (2013, RHP Milton, FL) had his fastball sitting at 84-86 mph for the Black team.  Beasley has a big strong frame and a tight release.  Beasley's slider sat at 76 mph while his curveball sat at 78 mph.

Gabriel Veith (2013, C/IF Ozark, AL) recorded two singles and scored two runs for team Black.  Veith has great size and displayed his power to the gaps.

Sun. East Dark Green Vs. Gold Highlights >>
Ivan Garcia (2014, RHP, Heath, TX) pitches from a 3/4 arm slot with a smooth delivery, and a clean arm action. Garcia gets armside run on his fastball and has 11-5 break on his curveball that has good depth to it. Garcia has his fastball sitting at 85-86mph with his curveball at 72mph, a slider at 77mph and a changeup that was 80mph.

Anthony Rondon (2013, SS, Hialeah, FL) had a couple of hits in the game for the Gold team. Rondon makes consistent contact at the plate with a level swing and hits to all fields.

Christopher Basilio (2014, OF, Miami, FL) had his fastball sitting at 87-88mph with it topping out at 89mph to go with his curveball at 72mph and his changeup at 77mph. Basilio pitches from a 3/4 arm slot uses his lower half well, throws downhill and gets the hitters to swing and miss. He also has riding life on his fastball, has good depth to his curveball and has good command of his pitches.

Tyler Fuhr (2015, RHP, Anderson, SC) pitches from a high 3/4 arm slot with a long arm action and has an online delivery. Fuhr attacks hitters on the mound with a good changeup he uses to keep hitters off-balance. Fuhr had his fastball sitting at 80-82mph with his changeup at 75mph and his curveball at 70mph.

Christian Bailey (2014, 1B, Kingsport, TN) had a double in the game for the Dark Green team this afternoon. Bailey has good bat speed with pop in his bat and had one of his hits register at 92mph off the bat.
Sun. East Orange Vs. Purple Highlights >>
Derek Pandolfi (2013, LHP, Cape Coral, FL) had his fastball sitting at 84-87mph with it topping out at 89mph to go along with his slider at 73mph and his changeup at 78mph. Pandolfi pitches from a 3/4 arm slot, is aggressive with his fastball, hides the ball well, his fastball has late life with arm side run to his fastball.

Matt Mackey (2016, C, Bradenton, FL) had a couple of hits in the game of the Orange team. Mackey has a good swing and makes consistent contact at the plate.

Garrett Cave (2014, RHP, Sumterville, FL) had his fastball sitting at 87-90mph with it topping out at 93mph with his changeup at 83mph and his curveball at 69mph. Cave pitches from a 3/4 arm slot with a good arm action, and stays tall on his backside. He has a smooth easy changeup gets armside run on his fastball and shows good command of his pitches.

Hans Werner (2014, RHP, Guatemala, City, GTM) had his fastball sitting at 84-88mph with it topping out at 89mph to go along with his curveball that was at 69 mph. Werner throws from an over the top delivery is quick to the plate from the stretch, and competes on the mound. Werner throws his two pitches for strikes, is able to pitch to both sides of the plate, and fields his position well.

Wendall Cooley (2013, C, Jay, FL) had a couple of hits in the game for the Purple team this afternoon. Cooley is a leadoff type hitter who makes consistent contact at the plate

Wyatt Jackson (2015, OF, Live Oak, FL) had 3 hits in the game for the Purple team including a triple. Jackson has good instincts on the bases with good speed that he used stealing 2 bases during the game. He also has good bat speed and hits the ball to all fields.
 
Quinlan Washington (2014, OF, Gainesville, FL) also showed well at the plate during the game coming up with a couple of hits. Washington makes consistent contact at the plate and uses his speed to get around the bases.
Sunshine East BP Teams 1-4,11 &12 >>
Domenic Baldino (2015, MIF/3B, Coral Springs,FL) - A nice simple approach along with quick hands that allows him to use all parts of the field.

Harrison Collier (2013, OF, Ozark, AL) - A medium build outfielder who has an aggressive swing and showed a good amount of pop during his round of BP.

Tyler Payne (2015, MIF, Chattanooga, TN) - A short aggressive swing that creates solid contact to all parts of the field and brings in hands well for inside pitches

Jeff Korte (2014, C, Valkaria, FL) - Along with a nice balanced swing, he is also able to show off his strength by hitting line drives to both gaps.

Trevor Tinder (2014, 3B, Winter Springs, FL) - A left handed hitter who accompanies his aggressively quick bat with a tall lean build.

Bryan (BJ) Armstead (2014, MIF/3B, Lilburn, GA) - A nice smooth swing that has power potential. A very nice approach at the plate that shows he is able to hit gap to gap.

Christian Bailey (2014, 1B, Kingsport, TN) - An athletic build infielder who displayed a nice, aggressive swing who had good contact throughout the round.

Nathan Pearson (2015, 1B, Odessa, FL) - He hit a home run during BP and displayed lots of power when the ball was centered up.

Joseph Domingue (2015, OF, Hammond, LA) - A thin athletic build who has  an aggressive swing and hit a home run during his BP round.

Luis Diaz-Santa (2014, 3B, Del Ray Beach, FL) - A switch hitting infielder who showed great bat speed from both sides(natural LHH) He also hit a home run from the left side during his round.

Brandon Presley (2015, 1B, Key West, FL) - A long lean build who displayed good bat speed with a good swing. Lots of potential with size and power.

Steven Wells (2014, OF, Key West, FL) - A good contact hitter who extends greatly at contact while also having a good build.

Jared Maner (2014, OF, Atlanta, GA) - A thin athletic build who has plus bat speed and accompanies that with good aggressive swing.

Hector Morales (2014, MIF, Royal palm Beach, FL) - Has a nice approach at the plate and uses hands very well to hit to all parts of the field.

Shane Buerster (2014, C, Pooler, GA) - A big build utility player who has an aggressive swing and is able to control the bat on all parts of the plate.

Christopher Chatfield (2015, OF, Riverview, FL) - A long lean build player who displayed good bat speed and was able to hit the ball to all parts of the field.

Tristan Hopgood (2016, C, Waveland, MS) - A very young player who showed a nice swing and had solid contact throughout his round.

Jesus Santana (2014, 1B, Caguas, PR) - A strong body guy who shows great power when squaring up balls and has good backside.    

Lancelot Edwards (2014, MIF, Rabun Gap Nacoochee School, BS) Showed quick hands and a compact line drive swing plane with extension.

2013 National Academic Showcase Infield >>
Blaise Brown (2014 SS/OF New Orleans, LA) showed off his athletic ability and his good footwork.

Brandon Etheridge (2014, OF/SS/RHP Cartersville, GA) has good arm-strength throwing to first base and has good quick feet.

Ryan Manz (2014, LHP/1B Sugar Land, TX) presented good composure and displayed good arm-strength and moves well around the bag.

Grant Page (2014, 2B/RHP Sugar Land, TX) displayed his ability to charge the ball with good lateral movement and showed off good arm-strength.

Connor Morris (2014, SS Cooper City, FL) has great instincts and charges the ball aggressively.  Morris also throws well on the run with good accuracy.  

Jascanel Ferreras (2014, 3B/1B Lawrenceville, GA) demonstrated good actions on the middle infield including good hands, and displayed good arm-strength.

Blaise Schillace (2015, 3B/1B/C Loranger, LA) has good quick hands with an accurate throw and charges the ball well with good agile movement. 

Bruce Steel (2014, SS/OF Jupiter, FL) has a quick throwing release and has good lateral agility with an accurate arm.

Brennan Batty (2014, RHP/1B Denham Springs, LA) showed a good feel for the first-base position with strong accurate arm with active feet at the base. 

Eric Sexton (2014, LHP/1B Dunedin, FL) showed good composure at first-base. Sexton displayed good hands, good feet, and a quick throwing release.

Peter Zyla (2014, 2B/C/RHP Alpharetta, GA) showed a quick throwing release, a strong arm, and moves well with good side-to-side movement. 

Michael Landestoy (2013, SS/UT Santo Domingo, DOM) showed off his athletic ability and quick instincts to go along with his athletic frame.

Christian Maldonado Diaz (2014, 3B/C/RHP Vega Vaja, PR) showed good arm strength in the infield with accurate online throws.  Diaz also displayed good side-to-side movement. 

Grant Pfost (2014, SS/RHP/2B Woodstock, GA) has a quick strong-arm release when throwing across the infield.  Pfost also displayed good hands and good lateral movement.

Ben Bagget (2014, RHP/C Fayetteville, GA) has a good athletic frame and showed great arm strength when throwing across the infield.

Mitchel Lindheim (2015, 3B/2B Naples, FL) showed an accurate strong arm to go with his great hands and feet around the base.

Ryan Huber (2015, RHP/SS Oklahoma City, OK) displayed a good arm and good side-to-side movement.

Matt Rothenberg (2014, 3B/RHP/2B Boca Raton, FL) has an accurate powerful arm to go wit this athletic frame.  Rothenberg also displayed good lateral movement.

Ryan Skalnik (2014, 3B/IF/RHP Claremore, OK) has good arm-strength, an athletic build, quick feet, and has good rapid hands.






Sun. East Maroon Vs. Navy Highlights >>
Tyler DeClercq (2016, RHP, Rockledge, FL) had his fastball sitting at 74-77mph with it topping out at 78mph to go along with his curveball at 62mph. DeClercq pitches from an over the top arm angle with an online delivery, has good command of his pitches, pitches downhill, and is quick to the plate.

Leo Rodriguez (2015, RHP, Mt. Dora, FL) had his fastball sitting at 86-88mph with it topping out at 89mph to go along with his slider at 75mph and his changeup at 77mph. Rodriguez has a smooth easy delivery pitching from a high 3/4 arm slot, pitches downhill, and has an arm that works well. His slider works as his out pitch and is good short breaking, while he also has the ability to sink his changeup.

Scott Simpson (2016, RHP, Vero Beach, FL) pitches from a high 3/4 arm slot with a quick arm and has good hip rotation to his online delivery. Simpson has good command of his pitches with good depth to his 12-6 curveball.  Simpson had his fastball sitting at 77-78 with his curveball at 66mph.

Bernard Gilot (2016, 3B, Apopka, FL) had a couple of doubles in the game for the Navy team this afternoon. Gilot has pop in his bat with bat speed, and is aggressive on the bases.

Hayden Hamm (2016, 2B, Pascagoula, MS) had his fastball sitting at 72-77mph with it topping out at 78mph with his curveball at 65mph. Hamm has a smooth delivery with an online delivery throws downhill and pitches from a high 3/4 arm slot.

Deonte Solomon (2013, OF, Perry, GA) had a good day at the plate with a double in the game. Solomon doesn't get cheated at the plate and has pop in his bat.
Nat. Academic OF/C Defensive Highlights >>
Bobby Tippett (2014, C, Atlanta, GA) showed good foot work behind the plate with a good arm and a solid transfer and release.

Brandon Etheridge (2014, OF, Cartersville, GA) has great arm strength with a quick release, plays through the ball with good actions and good footwork.

Will Peters (2014, OF, Sugar Land, TX) has a good short arm action in the outfield with accurate online throws, and has good footwork.

Bryan Soto (2014, C, Los Restauradores, DOM) has a quick transfer and release behind the plate, with quick feet, and accurate throws.

Sebastian Rivera (2014, OF, Orlando, FL) has good mechanics with good footwork and plays the ball well in the outfield.

Juan Martinez (2014, C, Pembroke Pines, FL) has quick feet with a quick smooth transfer behind the plate to go along with his strong arm that is accurate.

Michael Van Degna (2015, OF, Miami, FL) has a good crow hop with good carry on his throws and a good arm. Van Degna also has good footwork with good mechanics.

Gerrio Rahming (2014, OF, Rabun Gap, GA) has a solid build with good arm strength, good footwork and plays through the ball well.

Rafael Amanau (2014, OF, Weston, FL) has good defensive actions with an accurate arm and good mechanics.

Luke Johnson (2014, OF, Atlanta, GA) has good carry on his throws with good arm strength and good defensive actions.

Adam Saks (2015, OF, Delray Beach, FL) has good defensive actions in the outfield plays through the ball well, and has good arm strength with online carry to his throws.

Griffin Helms (2014, C, Duluth, GA) has a quick release behind the plate, with a good accurate arm, and good defensive actions.

William Kelleher (2015, OF, Weston, FL) makes good accurate throws from the outfield with good carry and solid footwork.

James Pavelick (2014, OF, Surrey, BC) attacks the ball, has a good arm action, with good carry.

Peter Zyla (2014, C, Alpharetta, GA) has a quick transfer and release with good footwork and a strong accurate arm.

Ryan McCullers (2014, C, Tampa, FL) has a quick transfer with a good release with a quick arm, throws that are accurate and online as well as god footwork.

Jacob Delk (2014, OF, Alpharetta, GA) attacks the ball well in the outfield, gets good carry on his throws that are accurate.

Charlie Winek (2014, OF, Gibsonia, PA) is aggressive in the outfield, with good arm strength and carry to his throws. Winek has good footwork, and covers ground well.

Ben Baggett (2015, C, Fayetteville, GA) has good accurate throws behind the plate with good carry, and has a good follow through.

Andrew Hanke (2014, C, Pompano Beach, FL) stays low behind the plate with quick solid footwork, with a solid transfer and release.

Eugene "Brad" Stewart II (2015, OF, Savannah, GA) makes accurate throws with good carry, with a quick release with good footwork.

Colton Austin (2014, OF, Spring, TX) has solid defensive actions with a quick arm and throws that are online and accurate.

Matthias Johnson (2014, OF, Tulsa, OK) has good defensive actions has a good first step to cover ground, and gets good carry on his throws.

Noah Lee (2014, C, Cedar Hill, TX) stays low behind the plate with a quick transfer and release, and has good accurate arm.

Alex Dickinson (2015, C/OF, Weston, FL) has a quick transfer and release with a strong accurate arm and good footwork.  Plays through the ball with good arm strength and his throws are online from the outfield.




Sunshine East Showcase Infield >>
Cristian Alcantara Feliz (2014, 1B, Carolina, PR) showed off his athletic ability around the bag.  Feliz has quick feet with a good strong arm.  

Nerquin "Junior" Antgua Herra (2015, SS/2B, Santo Domingo, DR) charges the ball well and has good hands to go along with his quick feet. 

Ryan Mitschele (2016, RHP/2B, Cornelius, NC) charges the ball aggressively with extremely quick feet.  Mitschele has a quick, strong arm and is accurate when throwing across the infield.

Tyler Payne (2015, SS/2B, Chattanooga, TN) has good lateral movement with good arm strength to compliment his quick feet. 

Chase Solesky (2016 RHP, 3B, 1B Fort Pierce, FL) has good size, strength, and arm mechanics.  Solesky has a very accurate throw to the bag.  

Bryan (BJ) Armstead (2014, SS/3B/2B Lilburn GA) has great instincts with good lateral movement and good hands.

Carlos Ocasio (2013, SS/3B/OF Palm Bay, FL) displays great footwork and accuracy while making his throws to first base look easy. 

Trevor Tinder (2014, 3B/RHP/OF Winter Springs, FL) shows good movement to go along with his good size. He has great arm strength with good accuracy.  

Fabian Vizcaino (2014, C/IF Guatemala City, GTM) covers a lot of ground in the infield.  Vizcaino has good hands and good arm-strength.

Christian Bailey (2014, 1B/3B Kingsport, TN) shows great instincts to go with his big-athletic frame.  Bailey also has quick hands and great arm-strength. 

Lancelot Edwards (2014, SS/2B/RHP Freeport, BS) charges the ball well and has an accurate strong arm with a quick release across the infield. 

Will Inlow (2015, C/RHP/1B Pscagoula, MS) has great arm-strength, good hands, and charges the baseball aggressively.

Dominic Blanco (2014, C/3B/RHP Naples, FL) has a good accurate arm with a quick release, good hands, and good arm-strength. 

Jordan Quijano (2016, 2B/RHP/OF Miramar, FL) has good quick feet and hands with accurate throws across the diamond. 

Levi Hollingsworth (2014, 1B/LHP Lake City, FL) showed good actions on the infield with good accuracy and a quick release across the field.  

Joseph Acosta (2014 3B/MF Miami, FL) charges the ball with quick feet and can throw on the run with great accuracy.  

Tristan Montgomery (2014, 1B/3B Milton, FL) has an athletic frame with good arm strength.  Montgomery also has good hands and moves well around the bag.

Drew Godsey (2014, 1B/LHP/OF Athens, TN) has a good glove, with good arm strength, and a quick throw release in the infield.

Jordan Howard (2014, SS/3B/2B/RHP Stockbridge, GA) has great athletic ability with quick feet and very strong arm-strength with great range.

Roman Gonzalez (2015 3B/SS Hialeah, FL) charges the ball with quick lateral movement and has good power behind his throws.

Hans Werner (2014, RHP/IF/OF Guatemala City, GTM) showed quick hands, feet, and displayed great strength behind his throws.

Matt Mika (2015, SS/2B Lake Worth, FL) has a quick release, good hands, and is very accurate with his throws.

James Santiago (2013, SS/OF Arecibo, PR) has good hands and showed a good release throwing across the infield.  

Leo Rodriguez (2015, SS/UT Mt. Dora, FL) showed off his athletic ability as well as his good arm-strength.













National Academic Top C Pop Times >>
Name Pop Grad School City St
Griffin Helms 1.78 2014 Norcross Duluth GA
Ryan McCullers 1.80 2014 Jesuit Tampa FL
Juan Martinez 1.81 2014 Chaminade Madonna College Prep Pembroke Pines FL
Peter Zyla 1.83 2014 St Pius X Catholic Alpharetta GA
Ben Baggett 1.84 2015 Landmark Christian Fayetteville GA
Jacob Delk 1.89 2014 Mount Pisgah Christian Alpharetta GA
Andrew Hanke 1.89 2014 Cardinal Gibbons Pompano Beach FL
Bobby Tippett 1.92 2014 Lakeside Atlanta GA
Alex Dickinson 1.93 2015 St Thomas Aquinas Weston FL
Ryan Skalnik 1.94 2014 Verdigris Claremore OK
Clay Joseck 1.99 2014 Katy Katy TX
Christian Maldonado Diaz 1.99 2014 Carlos Beltran Baseball Academy Vega Vaja PR
Giovanny Ocampo 2.00 2016 Coral Gables Senior Miami FL
Noah Lee 2.01 2014 Cedar Hill Cedar Hill TX
National Academic Top C Velos >>
Name C Grad School City St
Ben Baggett 80 2015 Landmark Christian Fayetteville GA
Alex Dickinson 79 2015 St Thomas Aquinas Weston FL
Juan Martinez 79 2014 Chaminade Madonna College Prep Pembroke Pines FL
Ryan McCullers 78 2014 Jesuit Tampa FL
Peter Zyla 78 2014 St Pius X Catholic Alpharetta GA
Bobby Tippett 77 2014 Lakeside Atlanta GA
Jacob Delk 76 2014 Mount Pisgah Christian Alpharetta GA
Griffin Helms 76 2014 Norcross Duluth GA
Clay Joseck 76 2014 Katy Katy TX
Ryan Skalnik 76 2014 Verdigris Claremore OK
Andrew Hanke 75 2014 Cardinal Gibbons Pompano Beach FL
Noah Lee 75 2014 Cedar Hill Cedar Hill TX
Christian Maldonado Diaz 75 2014 Carlos Beltran Baseball Academy Vega Vaja PR
Giovanny Ocampo 75 2016 Coral Gables Senior Miami FL
Eliott Cutillas 74 2015 Monsignor Edward Pace Miami FL
National Academic Top 1B Velos >>
Name1BGradSchoolCitySt
Clay Joseck 85 2014 Katy Katy TX
Ryan Manz 85 2014 Clements Sugar Land TX
Konnor Pilkington 80 2015 East Central Lucedale MS
Brennan Batty 79 2014 Denham Springs Denham Springs LA
Palance "PJ" Harris II 79 2014 Frisco Frisco TX
Eric Sexton 79 2014 Dunedin Dunedin FL
Cooper Wright 79 2015 Hartselle Hartselle AL
Tommy Coulter 78 2014 The Dominion Potomac Falls VA
Edison Angelbello 77 2015 St Thomas Aquinas Fort Lauderdale FL
Connor Slagill 77 2015 Plant City Dover FL
National Academic Top INF Velos >>
NameIFGradSchoolCitySt
Matt Rothenberg 88 2014 Pine Crest Boca Raton FL
Ben Baggett 85 2015 Landmark Christian Fayetteville GA
Brandon Etheridge 85 2014 Cass High School Cartersville GA
Peter Zyla 85 2014 St Pius X Catholic Alpharetta GA
Ryan Huber 84 2015 Heritage Hall Oklahoma City OK
Ryan Skalnik 84 2014 Verdigris Claremore OK
Connor Morris 83 2014 Dade Christian Cooper City FL
Grant Pfost 82 2014 Sequoyah Woodstock GA
Paul Rupnik 82 2014 Sir William Mulock Newmarket ON
Bruce Steel 82 2014 Cardinal Newman Jupiter FL
Mitchel Lindheim 81 2015 Naples Naples FL
Christian Maldonado Diaz 81 2014 Carlos Beltran Baseball Academy Vega Vaja PR
Grant Page 81 2014 George Ranch Sugar Land TX
National Academic Top OF Velos >>
Name OF Grad School City St
Brandon Etheridge 91 2014 Cass High School Cartersville GA
Charlie Winek 89 2014 Hampton Gibsonia PA
Evan Dougherty 88 2014 Bishop Verot Fort Myers FL
Luke Johnson 88 2014 The Westminster Schools Atlanta GA
Adam Saks 88 2015 Pine Crest Delray Beach FL
Eugene Brandon "Brad" Stewart II 88 2015 Benedictine Military Savannah GA
Alex Dickinson 87 2015 St Thomas Aquinas Weston FL
Will Peters 85 2014 Clements Sugar Land TX
Gerrio Rahming 85 2014 Rabun Gap Nacoochee Rabun Gap GA
Michael Van Degna 85 2015 Somerset Academy Charter Miami FL
Colton Austin 84 2014 Cooper Spring TX
Anthony Forte 84 2015 J B Conant Hoffman Estates IL
Bradley Ramon 84 2014 Ferguson Miami FL
Bruce Steel 84 2014 Cardinal Newman Jupiter FL
Jacob Delk 83 2014 Mount Pisgah Christian Alpharetta GA
Griffin Helms 83 2014 Norcross Duluth GA
James Pavelick 83 2014 Earl Marriott Secondary Surrey BC
Sebastian Rivera 83 2014 Timber Creek Orlando FL
National Academic Top 60 Times >>
Name 60 Grad School City St
Michael Brenner 6.58 2014 American Heritage Boca Raton FL
Griffin Helms 6.59 2014 Norcross Duluth GA
Trent Bryan 6.65 2015 Miami Beach Senior Miami FL
Anthony Forte 6.70 2015 J B Conant Hoffman Estates IL
Gerrio Rahming 6.74 2014 Rabun Gap Nacoochee Rabun Gap GA
Evan Dougherty 6.81 2014 Bishop Verot Fort Myers FL
Peter Zyla 6.85 2014 St Pius X Catholic Alpharetta GA
Grant Page 6.88 2014 George Ranch Sugar Land TX
Tyler Thirion 6.89 2015 Sarasota Sarasota FL
Sam Joyce 6.95 2016 St Michaels Santa Fe NM
Eugene Brandon "Brad" Stewart II 6.97 2015 Benedictine Military Savannah GA
Bruce Steel 6.98 2014 Cardinal Newman Jupiter FL
Alex Dickinson 7.00 2015 St Thomas Aquinas Weston FL
Luke Johnson 7.00 2014 The Westminster Schools Atlanta GA
Rafael Amanau 7.01 2014 St Thomas Aquinas Weston FL
Currie Michael Gauvreau 7.01 2014 Sarasota Sarasota FL
Michael Landestoy 7.01 2013 Saint George School Santo Domingo DOM
Sunshine East Top C Pop Times >>
Name Pop Grad School City St
Dominic Blanco 1.77 2014 Gulf Coast Naples FL
Jeff Korte 1.85 2014 Melbourne Senior Valkaria FL
Fabian Vizcaino 1.89 2014 Liceo Canadiense Guatemala City GTM
Leo Rodriguez 1.90 2015 Mt. Dora Mt. Dora FL
Sean Malynn 1.94 2015 Royal Palm Beach Royal Palm Beach FL
Bret Maxwell 1.94 2014 Northeast St. Petersburg FL
Edwin Muniz 1.97 2015 Melbourne Senior Melbourne FL
Justin Juarbe 1.98 2014 East Ridge Clermont FL
Tristan Hopgood 2.00 2016 Bay Waveland MS
William (Billy) Whitlock 2.02 2014 Lambert Suwanee GA
Caleb Stafford 2.05 2016 South Lake Clermont FL
Alex Webb 2.05 2015 Columbia Central Columbia TN
Sunshine East Top C Velos >>

Name C Grad School City St
Fabian Vizcaino 82 2014 Liceo Canadiense Guatemala City GTM
Dominic Blanco 81 2014 Gulf Coast Naples FL
Jon Leighton 81 2014 Chanhassen Victoria MN
Bret Maxwell 79 2014 Northeast St. Petersburg FL
Ural Forbes 78 2015 Elev8 Sports Institute Delray Beach FL
Leo Rodriguez 78 2015 Mt. Dora Mt. Dora FL
Justin Juarbe 77 2014 East Ridge Clermont FL
Wendall Cooley 76 2013 Central Jay FL
Brooks Aristy 75 2016 Homeschool Loxahatchee FL
Will Inlow 75 2015 Pascagoula Pascagoula MS
Jeff Korte 75 2014 Melbourne Senior Valkaria FL
Edwin Muniz 75 2015 Melbourne Senior Melbourne FL
Gabriel Veith 75 2013 Pine Forest Pensacola FL
William (Billy) Whitlock 75 2014 Lambert Suwanee GA
Sunshine East 1B Velos >>
Name 1B Grad School City St
Nathan Pearson 87 2015 Bishop McLaughlin Catholic Odessa FL
Jorge Martinez 85 2014 Instituto America Panama City PAN
Jesus Santana 84 2014 Caguas Military Academy Caguas PR
Tristan Montgomery 82 2014 Milton Milton FL
Drew Godsey 81 2014 Mcminn Athens TN
Logan Rupard 80 2014 Arrowhead Hartland WI
Christian Bailey 79 2014 Dobyns Bennett Kingsport TN
Levi Hollingsworth 78 2014 Columbia Lake City FL
Will Inlow 77 2015 Pascagoula Pascagoula MS
Brandon Presley 77 2015 Key West Key West FL
Sunshine East Top IF Velos >>
Name IF Grad School City St
Roman Gonzalez 90 2015 American Senior Hialeah FL
Fabian Vizcaino 89 2014 Liceo Canadiense Guatemala City GTM
Hans Werner 89 2014 Gudad Veija Guatemala City GTM
Matthew Mika 88 2015 Park Vista Community Lake Worth FL
Carlos Ocasio 88 2013 Heritage Academy Palm Bay FL
Leo Rodriguez 88 2015 Mt. Dora Mt. Dora FL
James Santiago 88 2013 Vocacional Antonio Luchetti Arecibo Arecibo PR
Joseph Acosta 87 2014 Belen Jesuit Prep Miami FL
Cody Brickhouse 86 2015 Sarasota Sarasota FL
Robert Montes 85 2015 Coral Gables Miami FL
Justin Walker 85 2014 Suncoast Community West Palm Beach FL
Felix Correa Reyes 84 2014 Carlos Beltran Baseball Academy Canovanas PR
Richard Cruz 84 2015 Monsignor Edward Pace Miami Lakes FL
Derek King 84 2014 Fort Meade Ft Meade FL
Tyler Payne 84 2015 McCallie Chattanooga TN
Jesus Santana 84 2014 Caguas Military Academy Caguas PR
Lancelot Edwards 83 2014 Rabun Gap Nacoochee School Freeport BS
Jordan Howard 83 2014 Eagle`s Landing Christian Acad Stockbridge GA
Trevor Tinder 83 2014 Winter Springs Winter Springs FL
Sunshine East Top OF Velos >>
Name OF Grad School City St
Steven Wells 91 2014 Key West Key West FL
Dexter "DJ" Neal 90 2015 Stephenson Stone Mountain GA
Alex Aristy 89 2014 Home school Loxahatchee FL
Nick Bush 89 2015 Lee County Leesburg GA
Christopher Basilio 88 2014 Monsignor Edward Pace Miami FL
Benjamin Koff 88 2015 F. W. Buchholz Gainesville FL
Leo Rodriguez 88 2015 Mt. Dora Mt. Dora FL
James Santiago 88 2013 Vocacional Antonio Luchetti Arecibo Arecibo PR
Raylen Elzy 87 2014 Stephenson Stone Mountain GA
Michael Matter 86 2016 Canterbury Fort Myers FL
Conner Prater 86 2014 Viera Melbourne FL
Trevor Tinder 86 2014 Winter Springs Winter Springs FL
Skylar Frey 85 2015 Sarasota Sarasota FL
Lorenzo Hampton 85 2015 Monsignor Edward Pace Miami Lakes FL
Cody Brickhouse 84 2015 Sarasota Sarasota FL
Christopher Chatfield 84 2015 Spoto Riverview FL
Harrison Collier 84 2013 Carroll Ozark AL
Eddie Edwards 84 2014 Hampton Allison Park PA
Drew Godsey 84 2014 Mcminn Athens TN
Ian Mayers 84 2014 Christ School Arden NC
Ryan Mejia 84 2016 Alonso Tampa FL
Logan Rupard 83 2014 Arrowhead Hartland WI
Sunshine East Top 60 Times >>
Name 60 Grad School City St
Alex Aristy 6.59 2014 Home school Loxahatchee FL
Daniel Little 6.62 2015 Lexington Catholic Nicholasville KY
Lancelot Edwards 6.64 2014 Rabun Gap Nacoochee School Freeport BS
Kennie Taylor 6.65 2015 Jesuit St Petersburg FL
Ryan Mejia 6.67 2016 Alonso Tampa FL
Quinlan Washington 6.69 2014 F. W. Buchholz Gainesville FL
Tyler Payne 6.72 2015 McCallie Chattanooga TN
Hector Morales 6.74 2014 Elev8 Sports Institute Royal Palm Beach FL
Harrison Collier 6.78 2013 Carroll Ozark AL
Matthew Luzzi 6.79 2014 Pope John Paul II Boca Raton FL
Ian Mayers 6.79 2014 Christ School Arden NC
Edwin Muniz 6.80 2015 Melbourne Senior Melbourne FL
Jordan Scott 6.83 2015 Salem Conyers GA
Trevor Tinder 6.83 2014 Winter Springs Winter Springs FL
Britton Araujo 6.84 2014 Clearwater Cntrl Cath Tarpon Springs FL
Jordan Howard 6.84 2014 Eagle`s Landing Christian Acad Stockbridge GA
Conner Prater 6.88 2014 Viera Melbourne FL
Fabian Vizcaino 6.88 2014 Liceo Canadiense Guatemala City GTM
Parker Bonner 6.90 2015 Lowndes Lake Park GA
Hans Werner 6.90 2014 Gudad Veija Guatemala City GTM
Cristian Alcantara Feliz 6.91 2014 Carlos Beltran Baseball Academy carolina PR
Matthew Mika 6.93 2015 Park Vista Community Lake Worth FL
Luis Diaz-Santa 6.94 2014 Elev8 Sports Institute Delray Beach FL
Sean Malynn 6.94 2015 Royal Palm Beach Royal Palm Beach FL
Carlos Ocasio 6.95 2013 Heritage Academy Palm Bay FL
Dexter "DJ" Neal 6.97 2015 Stephenson Stone Mountain GA
Robert Montes 6.98 2015 Coral Gables Miami FL
Brooks Aristy 6.99 2016 Homeschool Loxahatchee FL
Alex Dorso 7.00 2015 Olympia Windermere FL
Jeff Korte 7.00 2014 Melbourne Senior Valkaria FL
Amir Muhammad 7.00 2013 North Cobb Acworth GA
William Pilkinton 7.00 2014 Columbia Central Columbia TN
Sunshine East OF/C Defensive Highlights >>
Harrison Collier (2013, OF, Ozark, AL) has good carry on his throws, works through the ball, has good footwork, and an accurate arm.

Alex Dorso (2015, OF, Windermere, FL) gets good carry on his throws and keeps them online, has good footwork with a quick release and has good arm strength.

Jeff Korte (2014, C, Valkaria, FL) has good footwork behind the plate with a quick transfer and release, and a strong arm.

Trevor Tinder (2014, OF, Winter Springs, FL) has a good set up in the outfield, has good footwork, plays through the ball and has an accurate arm.

Fabian Vizcaino (2014, C, Guatemala City, GTM) has a quick transfer and release with good arm strength and footwork behind the plate.

Christopher Basilio (2014, OF, Miami, FL) has good arm strength with online carry and good life to his throws.

Ural Forbes (2015, C, Delray Beach, FL) has a quick transfer and release with arm strength and shows good footwork.

Edwin Muniz (2015, C, Melbourne, FL) has good arm strength with quick feet behind the plate to go along with his quick transfer and release.

Steven Wells (2014, OF, Key West, FL) plays through the ball, has online carry on his throws with a good strong accurate arm.

Carter White (2015, OF, Wilton Manors, FL) has good carry and accurate throws with a short arm action, and good footwork.

Alex Aristy (2014, OF, Loxahatchee, FL) showed of his arm strength with good online carry and a solid athletic frame.

Leo Rodriguez (2015, OF/C, Mt. Dora, FL) has a quick arm strong arm behind the plate with a quick transfer and release. In the outfield Rodriguez also has a strong arm with carry and accurate throws.

James Santiago (2013, OF, Arecibo, FL) plays through the ball well with good arm strength and carry to his throws.

Dominic Blanco (2014, C, Naples, FL) gains ground behind the plate, has a quick transfer and release with a strong arm.

Wyatt Jackson (2015, OF, Live Oak, FL) has a loose arm action plays through the ball, with an accurate arm.

Benjamin Koff (2015, OF, Gainesville, FL) attacks the ball, with good arm strength, has an accurate arm with good footwork.

Parker Bonner (2015, OF, Lake Park, GA) gets to the ball quickly, has good athletic actions in the outfield, and makes good accurate throws.

Quinlan Washington (2014, OF, Gainesville, FL) has good athletic actions in the outfield, with carry on his throws, and covers lots of ground.

Bret Maxwell (2014, C, St. Petersburg, FL) stays down in his stance, shows good mobility behind the plate, good arm strength, with a smooth transfer and release.

Conner Prater (2014, OF, Melbourne, FL) plays through the ball well with a good arm action and good arm strength, and gets good carry on his throws.

Nick Bush (2015, OF, Leesburg, GA) has good defensive actions with a quick arm, and his throws are accurate and online.

Skylar Frey (2015, OF, Sarasota, FL) has good defensive actions in the outfield, with a short arm action, good footwork, and a good arm.

Bryan Garcia (2014, OF, Miami, FL) plays through the ball well, solid defensive actions with a short arm action and his throws are accurate.

Ian Mayers (2014, OF, Arden, NC) has a strong accurate arm with good defensive actions and an easy release.

Ryan Mejia (2016, OF, Tampa, FL) has good mechanics in the outfield with an accurate arm that with good carry and life to his throws.

Dexter "DJ" Neal (2015, OF, Stone Mountain, GA) has great arm strength with good carry and has good defensive actions in the field.