Fernando Perez (2012, Otay HS, CA) hit a long home run to right field for the only run for the white team. He flirted with a home run all day before getting a high inside fastball and driving a long line drive well over the right field fence. He finished 2-3 on the day.
Nick Hynes (2012, Covina HS, CA) impressed on the mound, athletic pitcher sat in the 85-87 MPH range and topped out at the 88. Has a high ¾ arm slot, and long arm action, has good down plane on his fastball, he also flashed a plus curveball with tight late break.
Kolby Rimer (2010, Pine View HS, UT) pitched the final two innings over at Eastlake High School, the uncommitted right handed pitcher sat in the mid 80’s topping out at 85, he also showed a nice 12-6 curveball.
Ian Clarkin (2013, Cathedral Catholic HS, CA) started the game for the Steel team and was impressive. Clarkin has a lean projectable build, his fastball sits in the mid 80's range and showed good late life and threw it down hill, and he topped out at 84. He also showed a very good change up at 76 MPH and a nice 12-6 curveball.
Vahn Bozoian (2012, Ayala HS, CA), not scheduled to pitched this weekend, but was asked to throw an inning after throwing 90 from the OF on Saturday morning during the work out portion of the showcase. Bozoian did not disappoint on the mound topping out at 86, the long lean frame uses a long loose arm action and high 3/4 slot to create good down plane. He also flashed a tight 12-6 curveball with good depth, he has the tools to be a two way guy in college as he also went 2-3 with a homerun to centerfield off a hanging curveball.
Derek Wright (2010, Loyola Academy HS, IL) went 3-3 with a double and a triple for the steel team, the uncommitted catcher has a nice build and hit the ball hard on all 3 hits, registering 91 MPH off the bat on a sharp single up the middle.
On the mound Red received a strong outing from starter Jacob Faria (2011/Gahr/Artesia, CA) who worked from 82-86mph on his fastball and also featured a low 70’s curveball and changeup. Faria has a projectable 6’3”/175 build and some good tools to continue to develop on the mound. He has good life on his fastball and places it well on both sides of the plate. He worked three innings allowing three hits and a run while striking out three.
Zachery Muenster (2012, Punahou School, HI) threw 3 strong innings at Eastlake HS in the Perfect Game Sunshine West Showcase. His fastball sat in the mid 80’s touching 86. Muenster has a polished delivery for his age, he repeats it often and did a good job of commanding the strike zone. His best pitch is a 12-6 curveball that is sharp and breaks late, he worked his fastball off his curveball and was very affective. He struck out 4 in his outing.
Randy Wynne (2011, Cathedral Catholic HS, CA) started the game for the Orange and threw three affective innings, his fastball sat in the low 80’s, with heavy sink and arm side run, he has a polished delivery. He showed a good feel for a 12-6 sharp curveball.
Jesse DeLa Torre (2012, Mar Vista HS, CA) and Trevor Deddeh (2012, Cathedral Catholic HS, CA) both went 2-2 on the day. DeLa Torre has an athletic build and has a line drive swing plane, he shows some good bat speed with good balance and extension. Deddeh has a long projectable build and already shows ability to drive the baseball as one of his hits went for extra bases.
David Martinez (2011, Calexico HS, CA) threw two innings for Purple throwing a low 80's fastball with good movement. Has a nice short arm action with an out front release which allows him to throw down hill, he also showed good feel for a 12-6 breaking ball.
Kevin Garcia – 2012 – Calexico – Calexico, CA – 81mph
Bryce Mosier – 2011 – Valhalla – El Cajon, CA – 80mph
Jesse Kay – 2012 – Cathedral – Encinatas, CA – 80mph
Josh Estill – 2012 – Santa Fe Christian – Carlsbad, CA – 78mph
Andre Angel-Bello – 2012 – Crespi Carmelite – Burbank, CA – 78mph
Trevor Podratz – 2011 – Chaparral – Temecula, CA – 78mph
Neil Lawhorn-2010-Silverado-Henderson, NV-78mph
Garrett Stubbs – 2011 – Torrey Pines – Del Mar, CA – 77mph
Jonathan Kramer – 2011 – Temescal Canyon – Corona, CA – 77mph
Jeffrey Ortega – 2012 – Capistrano Valley – Mission Viejo, CA – 77mph
Derek Wright-2010-Loyola Academy-Glenview, IL-77mph
Kyle Ferret – 2011 – Santiago – Corona, CA – 76mph
Catcher Pop Times
Garrett Stubbs – 2011 – Torrey Pines – Del Mar, CA – 1.90sec
Bryce Mosier – 2011 – Valhalla – El Cajon, CA – 1.93sec
Josh Estill – 2012 – Santa Fe Christian – Carlsbad, CA – 1.93sec
David Martinez – 2011 – Calexico – Calexico, CA – 1.96sec
Kevin Garcia – 2012 – Calexico – Calexico, CA – 2.00sec
Jonathan Kramer – 2011 – Temescal Canyon – Corona, CA – 2.00 sec
Isaac Gonzalez – 2013 – Citrus Valley – San Bernardino, CA – 2.00sec
Stephen Haviar – 2011 – Cathedral Catholic – San Diego, CA – 2.01sec
Joey Harris – 2012 – Claremont – Claremont, CA – 2.01sec
Dylan Goodwin – 2012 – Diamond Ranch – Diamond Bar, CA – 2.01sec
The lists below include the top velocities recorded from the IF and 1B portion of the workout on Saturday.
Trey Williams – 2012 – Valencia – Santa Clarita, CA – 88mph
Nick Hynes – 2012 – Covina – Covina, CA – 88mph
Gregory Allen – 2011 – Hilltop – Chula Vista, CA – 87mph
Tyler Parmenter – 2011 – Cibola – Yuma, AZ – 86mph
Corey Oswalt – 2012 – James Madison – San Diego, CA – 86mph
Robert Zarubin – 2012 – Santa Fe Christian – San Diego, CA – 84mph
Austin Davidson – 2011 – Oxnard – Oxnard, CA – 84mph
Connor Joe – 2011 – Poway – Poway, CA – 83mph
Stephen Rivera – 2011 – University City – San Diego, CA – 83mph
Zachery Muenster – 2012 – Punahou – Waianae, HI – 82mph
Andrew Alvarez-2011-Martin Luther King-Riverside, CA-81mph
Chance Gusbeth-2012-Desert Christian-Lancaster, CA-81mph
Fernando Perez-2012-Cathedral Catholic-Chula Vista, CA-81mph
Tanner Handa-2012-Rancho Buena Vista-Vista, CA-80mph
Dustin Burke-2012-Helix-Lemon Grove, CA-80mph
Nick Medrano-2012-El Dorado-Placentia, CA-80mph
Vahn Bozoian – 2012 – Ayala – Chino Hills, CA – 87mph
Ryan Acevedo – 2011 – Chaparral – Temecula, CA – 83mph
Francisco Xavier Salas Perez – 2011 – Mater Dei – 81mph
Jacob Anderson – 2011 – Chino – Chino, CA – 80mph
Sebastiain Kessay – 2011 – Blue Ridge – Pinetop, AZ – 80mph
Mark Vasquez-2010-Grossmont-Spring Valley, CA-80mph
Eric Snyder (2011, Edison HS, CA) went 1-2 with a double and run driven in. The UCLA recruit showed strength in his swing driving a long line drive off the center field wall, defensively, he showed plus tracking ability when he chased down a long fly ball in right center. You can tell he likes being on the field, and has a good attitude as he is always going hard.
Gradeigh Sanchez (2012, Capistrano Valley HS, CA) also went 1-2 with a double for Kelly Green, he drove the ball both ways, he has a short compact swing and shows good bat speed, he is also very aggressive on the bases taking extra bases on balls in the dirt.
Andrew Alvarez (2011, Martin Luther King HS, CA), was 1-2 with a double for the Navy team, he has a long muscular build, he creates good leverage with his body and really does a good job staying inside the baseball and driving through it with good extension.
Dylan McDonald (2012, Eastlake HS, CA) Pitched 4 innings for the Navy, his fastball sat in the mid 80’s topping out at 84, he has an easy delivery and repeats it very well, he also has good feel for his curveball, he struck out 4.
Connor Baits (2012, Point Loma HS, CA) and Stephen Gonsalves (2013, Cathedral Catholic HS, CA) were two impressive underclass pitchers today as the Sunshine West Showcase games started.
Baits, a lean 6’5, sat in the 87-88 range touching 89 multiple times in his 3 innings of work, he threw from a mid ¾ arm slot and had heavy arm side run and sink on his fastball, when he stays on top of his curveball it shows good break and tight spin, he showed a change up that has some late life at 80 MPH. He could easily become a pitcher with 3 quality pitches; he has a very projectable build and should add velocity in the next few years. His delivery overall will need some adjustments to become more consistent in the zone, but he does have the arm strength and size that must be followed. Baits stuck out 5 in his 3 innings of work.
Gonsalves has a real lean very projectable build, has a very easy and loose arm action, throws from a mid ¾ arm slot that creates good glove side run with sink, flashed a change up that had the same action as his fastball. His fastball sits in the 84-86 range and he touched 89, while has change up sat topped out at 78, he showed a 1-7 curveball that was 68-69, and showed some good spin at times. Gonsalves struck out 5 in his 3 innings of work.
Ryan Acevedo (2011, Chaparral HS, CA) started the game for the black team and threw 3 solid innings, his fastball sat in the mid 80’s topping out at 85, he showed a sight slurve that broke late, he also showed good feel for a straight change.
Greg Allen (2011, Hilltop HS, CA) went 2-3 for the black with two sharp singles, he shows an athletic swing staying balanced and using the middle of the field, he also showed aggressive base running stealing a base in the 1st.
Tyler Parmenter (2011, Cibola HS, AZ) went 1-2 for the Gold team with a double, he showed good bat speed on his double to LCF, he also shows his athletic ability in the middle of the field with good range to his glove side.