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2010 Ohio Valley Showcase






2011 Top Prospects

Cole Evans - RHP - 2011 - Collierville, TN
Strong, athletic frame. Fastball was 85-88, up to 89, blew hitters away, plus CB with tight break. Also, showed smooth, power stroke at plate.

Reid Mathews - MIF - 2011 - Kingsport, TN
Athletic MIF who can flat out rake. Good hitting mechanics and good bat speed really drives the ball well for his size and projects to add some power. Good range and actions defensively.

Austin Cousino - OF - 2011 - Dublin, OH
Left handed hitter with good bat speed, quick hands and a well balanced fluid swing.

Cody Angus - 1B - 2011 - Louisville, KY
Advanced left handed hitter, squared up everything in BP, smooth stroke with lots of LDs. Good glove at 1B, also up to 84 on mound with good feel and 12/6 curveball with depth.

Cameron Langfels - RHP - 2011 - Lexington, KY
Big projectable frame, big projectable arm. Showed clean arm action, good command and a plus slider.

Noah Revis-French - 3B - 2011 - Huntertown, IN
Great approach, quick bat, aggressive hitter who really lets it fly. Good athlete, up to 84 on mound.

Trent Martin - RHP - 2011 - Lexington, KY
Good arm speed, solid command and a good pitchers build. Has the tools to be a successful pitcher at the next level.

Blake Smith - RHP - 2011 - Lexington, KY
Loose arm action, deceptive delivery, downhill plane with a plus Curveball.

Tyler Arthur - RHP - 2011 - Richmond, KY
Projectable build, up to 87 from mound. Very tough on hitters when downhill. Good feel and sink on changeup, also showed 11/5 curveball with potential.

Devin Pickell - LHP - 2011 - Chicago, IL
Quick clean arm action from the left side with good downhill plane. Spots Fastball very well, secondary stuff needs to improve but has potential to be very high level LHP prospect.

Conner Hempel - 3B - 2011 - Union, KY
Big powerful swing, moves well for his size and solid arm strength.

David Kosinski - C - 2011 - Murfreesboro, TN
Athletic build, received and blocked very well. Threw 79 from behind the plate. Switch hitter with bat speed, 84 off mound and good curveball.

Nate Snellgrove - C - 2011 - Hamilton, OH
Strong bodied left handed hitting Catcher, very good hitting tools.


2012 Top Prospects

Anthony Kidston - OF - 2012 - Defiance, OH
Big armed two-way prospect. Sharp downhill angle and clean mechanics with hard Curveball with good bite, solid feel for Changeup and 88 MPH Fastball on mound. Good raw bat speed and tools to hit at the plate, good COF/3B arm.

Cale Giddings - 1B - 2012 - Pickerington, OH
Best pure power of any hitter at the event. Impressive Home Run display during Batting Practice, hit well in games too. Big strong build and good mobility around bag at 1B.

Ryne Combs - LHP - 2012 - Lexington, KY
Cannon of a left arm, already an overpowering presence on the mound, projects for more. 1-7 Curveball has bite and maintains arm speed well on Changeup. Throws all three pitches for strikes, very high upside.

Walker Buehler - RHP - 2012 - Lexington, KY
Projectable build, quick arm up to 87, throws downhill, nasty 11/5 curveball, good feel for CH. Threw 86 from OF, made solid contact.

Zach Arnold - C - 2012 - Frankfort, KY
Good defensive catcher with a strong arm who hits to all fields.

Will Hurt - SS - 2012 - Lexington, KY
Athletic and versatile, does just about everything well. Can play just about any position, runs well, throws well and hits well. Could add power with physical maturity to become a true 5-tool player.

Trace Vorbeck - RHP - 2012 - Corbin, KY
Quick arm, upper 80's with little effort and good command. Good pitchability and good depth on sharp Curveball. Showed good hitting tools at the plate.

Jacob Cronenworth - SS - 2012 - St Clair, MI
Athletic frame, showed very well in IF workout, smooth actions, very good arm. Quick bat from left side, up middle approach, good contact, up to 83 on mound, quick arm, good curveball.

Matthew Johnson - MIF - 2012 - Owensboro, KY
Legitimate two-way prospect continues to develop at a rapid rate. Has developed into a good pitcher in addition to hitting tools and defensive ability.

Jeff Murray - 1B - 2012 - Reynoldsburg, OH
Smooth left handed swing with projectable power, drove the ball to all fields with authority.

Curtis Olvey - SS - 2012 - Fairfield, OH
Young two-way prospect with a good arm that makes him an asset in the infield and on the mound, can swing it too.

Dalton West - C - 2012 - Utica, KY
Switch hitter, with athleticism and good bat speed. Popped at 1.90 and threw 79, very impressive behind the plate. Projectable build, also up to 83 on mound.

Tyler Jackson - C - 2012 - Lexington, KY
Very good defensive catcher, moves well behind the plate and has good receiving skills. Can swing it as well.

Christopher Laporte - RHP - 2012 - Lexington, KY
Projectable, athletic build, arm works well, FB up to 85, has arm quickness, loose arm. Accurate throws from OF. Short swing at plate, quiet approach, hit well.


2013 Top Prospects

Clinton Hollon - RHP - 2013 - Lexington, KY
Great athlete, electric arm, up to 91 mph. Feel for 4 pitches including tight slider at 76. Threw 93 from outfield. Raw at plate but has definite power potential.

Tyler Pagano - RHP - 2013 - Pickerington, OH
Athletic frame, good 2-way prospect. Up to 84 on mound, easy velo with movement, and good command. Short LD swing with projection and power potential.

Jordan Martin - RHP - 2013 - Cynthiana, KY
Athletic build with projection, arm works well, FB up to 85. Showed CH with fade and changed speeds on CB well.

Nick Bertram - LHP - 2013 - Centerville, OH
Strong athletic build, smooth delivery, already up to 84 on mound. Raw with off-speed stuff, but showed change and curve. Has bat speed at plate, good approach, power will come.