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2013 Midwest Top Prospect Showcase






2014 Top Prospects

Tyus Adkins - 3B - 2014 - Coralville, IA
has a good arm across the infield with good feet and works through his backhand well.

Nick Biancalana - RHP - 2014 - Des Moines, IA
pitches from a high ¾ arm slot with a smooth deliberate delivery and attacks hitters.

Colan Borchers - RHP - 2014 - Le Mars, IA
pitched from a high 3/4 arm slot with short arm action and a good fastball at 82-84 mph touching 85 mph. He showed a good curveball at 73 mph with 11-5 breaking action.

Jason Bowman - OF - 2014 - West Des Moines, IA
he showed good actions from the outfield with playable arm strength. At the plate he showed a line drive swing plane with some pop in his bat.

Liam Carter - RHP - 2014 - Highland Park, IL
pitched from an over the top arm slot with a good fastball that sat 84-86 touched 88 mph.

Riley Cordier - RHP - 2014 - Sturgeon Bay, WI
pitched from a low 3/4 arm slot with long arm action, throws easy. His fastball sat 84-88 mph and a good slider at 80 mph.

Drew Doornenbal - 3B - 2014 - Ankeny, IA
has a strong arm across the infield and behind the plate with good actions and a quick release. At the plate he has a direct swing path with a level swing and good bat speed.

Reece Eddins - RHP - 2014 - Lee's Summit, MO
has good mechanics on the mound with an online delivery, pitches downhill and fields his position well. His fastball has good natural cut action to it with a good curveball he mixes in to keep hitters off-balance.

Quinton Forrester - LHP - 2014 - Iowa City, IA
pitched from a high 3/4 arm slot with good extension out front. His fastball sat 83-87 mph touched 89 mph. He showed a good curveball with 1-7 breaking action at 71 mph.

Garret Grove - RHP - 2014 - Runnells, IA
pitched from a low 3/4 arm slot with a short arm circle in the back and worked fast on the mound. His fastball sat 80-85 mph with a good slider at 73 mph.

Trent Herman - C - 2014 - Muscatine, IA
had a strong arm behind the plate with quick actions, good feet and his throws are accurate.

Anthony Herron Jr. - RHP - 2014 - St. Louis, MO
pitched from a high 3/4 arm slot with short-easy arm action. His fastball sat 85-87 mph touched 88 mph. He showed a good curveball with 11-5 breaking action at 73 mph.

Drake Hlavin - RHP - 2014 - Glenview, IL
pitched from a 3/4 arm slot with long arm circle in back. His fastball sat 80-83 mph touched 85 mph. Curveball had 10-4 breaking action at 71 mph.

Matt Hoffmann - C - 2014 - East Dubuque, IL
had the top catcher velocity at 82 mph. He showed good quick actions behind the plate with good arm strength. At the plate he showed good bat speed with a line drive swing plane.

Jay Hrdlicka - C - 2014 - West Des Moines, IA
showed quick actions behind the plate with a quick transfer and release. He showed a fluid stroke at the plate with pop in his bat.

Ty Jandrowski - 1B - 2014 - Kenosha, WI
has a fast paced tempo on the mound with arm side run on his fastball and 1-7 break to his curveball.

Freddy Jehle - SS - 2014 - Troy, MI
showed good fielding actions with good arm strength and range. At the plate he showed quick hands with good bat speed.

Mitch Keller - RHP - 2014 - Cedar Rapids, IA
pitches from a high ¾ arm slot with a good arm action. He has arm side run on his fastball with a good curveball that has 11-5 break and has depth to it.

Grant Klenovich - 1B - 2014 - Winnetka, IL


Sam Kraybill - RHP - 2014 - Stillwater, OK
pitches from a low ¾ arm slot with an extended arm actions and a high smooth leg kick delivery. Kraybill changes speeds well and has a good arm action.

Daniel Loats - OF - 2014 - Eden Prairie, MN
has a strong arm from the outfield with carry on his throws and an accurate arm. He has good speed which allows him to run down balls in the gap and also gets a good read on fly balls.

Bradley Mathiowetz - C - 2014 - Rochester, MN
showed good footwork and good actions as a catcher. At the plate he showed some strength in his swing.

Tyler Midas - C - 2014 - Foley, MN
two-way prospect. As a catcher he showed good arm strength with good actions. As a right handed pitcher he pitched from a high 3/4 arm slot with a fast arm, his fastball sat 83-85 mph touched 86 mph.

John "Jack" Myers - OF - 2014 - Crystal Lake, IL
he showed good fielding actions in the outfield with good arm strength. He showed a quick bat and squared up the ball consistently.

Brock Neuhaus - RHP - 2014 - Bettendorf, IA
has a smooth online delivery with a high ¾ arm slot and has good arm speed. He throws his pitches for strikes, mixes them in well and uses his slider as his out pitch.

Connor Olson - C - 2014 - Plymouth, MN
is a good receiver behind the plate with a clean transfer quick hands and an accurate arm.

Zachary Repinski - SS - 2014 - Savage, MN
has good actions at short with an accurate arm and a strong arm across the infield. He has quick hands at the plate with bat speed, a line drive swing plane and pop in his bat.

David Richman - RHP - 2014 - Winnetka, IL
pitched from a high 3/4 arm slot with long arm action. He showed a good fastball at 83-87 mph and a good curveball with good shape at 68 mph.

Vince Saladino - OF - 2014 - Kansas City, MO
has a strong arm from the outfield with good actions attacks the ball and has good foot work.

Anthony Schneider - SS - 2014 - Altoona, IA
showed soft hands with the ability to work through the ball. He showed good bat speed with an aggressive approach at the plate.

Nate Schweers - LHP - 2014 - Ankeny, IA
pitched from an over the top arm slot. He pitched downhill, kept hitters off balance. His fastball sat 79-82 mph with a 12-6 breaking curveball at 65 mph.

Toran Shahidi - C - 2014 - Ames, IA
gains ground behind the plate with quick actions and has an accurate arm. Shahidi has a good swing with a line drive swing path and an aggressive approach.

Austin Simms - RHP - 2014 - Blue Springs, MO
pitched from a 3/4 arm slot with an easy arm action and a smooth delivery. Good pitching mechanics, his fastball sat 82-84 mph touched 85 mph.

Kolton Smith - OF - 2014 - Toledo, IA
has a solid athletic build with throws that are online. At the plate Smith hits to all fields with bat speed and makes solid consistent contact.

J.T. Sole - C - 2014 - Cedar Falls, IA
showed quick hands at the plate with good consistent contact and an aggressive approach.

Jacob Sylvester - RHP - 2014 - Lenexa, KS
has a big strong build with good mechanics on the mound and a good mound presence. Sylvester has a fast smooth pitching motion, arm side run on his fastball and the ball comes out easy.

Chad Thomas - SS - 2014 - Overland Park, KS
has a strong arm across the infield with good lateral mobility. He also has a quick bat at the plate with good extension and makes line drive contact.

Ryan Wadkins - OF - 2014 - Humble, TX
two-way prospect who set the outfield record throwing 96 mph from the outfield. He showed good footwork with great arm strength. As a right handed pitcher he showed a good fastball at 84-86 mph touched 87 mph.

Thomas Weber - C - 2014 - Mt. Vernon, IL
showed quick actions behind the plate with good receiving actions. Had to fastest pop time with a 1.87 pop. He showed quick hands at the plate with some pop in his bat.

Tommy West - LHP - 2014 - Omaha, NE
pitches from an over the top arm angle with a quick arm action and an online delivery. West is able to throw his pitches from strikes and has a 1-7 break on his curveball.

Drew Woods - C - 2014 - Johnston, IA
showed good actions behind the plate with a short compact swing at the plate and a live drive swing plane.

Malique Ziegler - OF - 2014 - Des Moines, IA
showed short arm action from the outfield with a quick release. At the plate he showed a line drive swing plane with good bat speed.


2015 Top Prospects

Cole Baker - RHP - 2015 - Grimes, IA
has long lean projectable build with an easy arm action with arm side run on his fastball. Baker has an online delivery with an extended ¾ arm slot.

Christopher Comito Jr - RHP - 2015 - Norwalk, IA
has a loose arm action with a high ¾ arm slot and has a sharp 11-5 curveball.

Zachary Daniels - RHP - 2015 - Robins, IA
has an athletic build with good actions at short, soft hands, and an accurate arm. He makes good contact at the plate with a short swing and gets good extension.

Ty Denzer - SS - 2015 - Victoria, MN
showed a quick arm with good arm speed from the outfield. At the plate he showed a line drive swing plane and some pop in his bat.

Matt Flummerfelt - SS - 2015 - Ames, IA
has good actions on the infield with good lateral movement and his throws are accurate. At the plate he gets good extension with a line drive swing plane and has bat speed.