2006 Northeast Underclass Showcase

2008 Top Prospects

Alex Adami - RHP - 2008 - Thornwood, NY
Adami struck out six hitters in two innings, showing a fastball up to 88 mph and a very good changeup with late movement. He was up to 91 at the WWBA 16-and-under in July, with a live arm with very good arm speed.

Justin Olsen - C - 2008 - Westfield, NJ
Olsen showed he is a prospect both at the plate and behind it. He has good natural bat speed with lift and leverage in his swing. Behind the plate, he has a strong arm at 79 mph with a good 2.00 pop time.

Ryan Westmoreland - OF - 2008 - Portsmouth, RI
Ryan is a potential two-way prospect at the next level. He ran the fastest 60-time at 6.80 seconds and uses his speed to track down balls in the outfield. Westmoreland showed an 87 mph fastball on the mound with a tight slider.

Michael Dowd - C - 2008 - East Bridgewater, MA
Dowd impressed with the strongest arm from behind the plate at 82 mph to go with a very good 1.94 pop time. At the plate, he has good bat speed with good quick hands and leverage in his swing.

Mike Dennhardt - RHP - 2008 - Oradell, NJ
Dennhardt has good arm speed on the mound with an 86 mph fastball. He showed two solid off-speed pitches with a body that should only get stronger.

Julian McWilliams - 2B - 2008 - New York, NY
McWilliams is an athletic middle infielder with a solid arm across the infield and good range. He has quick hands at the plate and showed gap power as a hitter.

Dan Paolini - RHP - 2008 - Stratford, CT
Paolini has a good fastball at 84 mph and a solid curveball that he throws in any count. He showed a strong arm from the outfield and raw power at the plate.

Timothy Holland - SS - 2008 - Georgetown, MA
Holland is a two-way prospect. His fastball tops at 82 mph and he has solid off-speed stuff. He is athletic defensively and has solid bat speed at the plate.

Kevin Johnson - MIF - 2008 - Peabody, MA
Johnson makes consistent barrel contact at the plate with a quick bat. He has good feet and a good release across the infield with good defensive actions.

2009 Top Prospects

Mike Lubanski - C - 2009 - Collegeville, PA
Lubanski, the younger brother of former Royals first-rounder Chris Lubanski, has good bat speed with lift and leverage in his swing. He has good defensive actions, both at third and behind the plate with a quick transfer.

Sam August - OF - 2009 - Needham, MA
August has good hands at the plate with a short swing and line-drive approach. He moves well in the outfield with a strong arm and has good actions in the infield.

Nick Ammirati - C - 2009 - Sparta, NJ
Ammirati showed an accurate arm with a good 1.92 pop time. He has good hands at the plate and likes to pull the ball.

Rett Ostafin - OF - 2009 - Avon, CT
Ostafin is an athletic center fielder with a strong arm and quick release. He has good hands at the plate with solid bat speed and power potential.

Derek Barnes - RHP - 2009 - Wynnewood, PA

Chris Gosik - OF - 2009 - Thorton, PA

Bill Hoermann - 1B - 2009 - Toms River, NJ

Michael Kelly - MIF - 2009 - Kennett Square, PA

Brian Schroeder - C - 2009 - Metuchen, NJ

Christian Walker - 3B - 2009 - Limerick, PA

Travis Zilg - OF - 2009 - Green Brook, NJ

2010 Top Prospects

W. Keenan Kish - INF/RHP - 2010 - Worcester, PA
Keenan is a young player with a tremendous upside. He’s got a loose arm on the mound with a 77 mph fastball. He showed good defensive actions in the infield and a solid approach at the plate.