Sunshine Northeast Showcase
Jun 9 - 10, 2018 Richmond County Youth Complex - Staten Island, NY
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All showcase activities will be taking place at the Richmond County Complex. We will not be using any other field for the entire weekend. 
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2018 Top Prospects

William Cheatham  1B - 2018 - Brooklyn, NY   Uncommitted

Cheatham showed intriguing tools throughout the event, including a 6.77 seconds 60 yard dash time and an 83 mph arm from the OF. He also showed clean actions both in the OF and at 1st base along with loose hands and projectable power at the plate.

2019 Top Prospects

Cody Benton  RHP - 2019 - Cerro Gordo, NC   East Carolina

Benton really stood out on the mound in this event, as he always does. With excellent size and physicality, Benton shows a clean delivery and a fastball that worked in the 86-90 mph range. He creates excellent plane to the plate and also works in a wipeout low-80's slider that projects as a plus pitch for him.

Carlos Torres  RHP - 2019 - Coamo, PR   Lehigh

Torres burst onto the national radar in a big way in this event, earning an invite to PG National in the process. With outstanding physicality and size, Torres worked up to 91 mph with his fastball on the mound, powering downhill with a good delivery, as well as showing good initial feel for his curveball with good depth.

Joe Biancone  RHP - 2019 - Waccabuc, NY   George Washington

Biancone, a primary pitcher, stood out across the event. He worked up to 92 mph on the mound with plane and late life, pounding the zone with the pitch, also mixing in a sharp, deep curveball at times. He also showed some strength in his bat and continued to put his arm strength on display by throwing 91 mph across the diamond, in addition to running a 6.80 second 60 yard dash time.

Peter Gallo  OF - 2019 - Asbury, NJ   St. Joseph's

Gallo showed loud tools throughout the event, starting by running a 6.83 second 60 yard dash. He also took a very loud outfield workout with excellent actions and a loud 93 mph arm, then showed the ability to work up both gaps with the bat. He also got on the mound and touched 87 mph with his fastball while throwing a lot of strikes.

Connor Staine  RHP - 2019 - Clinton, NJ   Maryland

Staine has a lean, highly-projectable frame with present arm speed and good overall projection. He worked his fastball up to 86 mph with late life and also showed a full complement of offspeed pitches, including a curveball, slider, and changeup--all of which he showed the ability to throw for a strike.

Tafton Hensley  OF - 2019 - Mooresville, NC   Virginia Tech

Hensley showed an elite tool right away as he clocked a seriously fast 6.46 second 60 yard dash time. He also threw 88 mph from the outfield with clean, efficient actions and also showed very good bat speed at the plate with highly projectable power, giving him a very good overall collection of tools.

Kyras Dawson  OF - 2019 - Silver Spring, MD   North Carolina A&T

Dawson showed very intriguing athleticism and projection in this event, clocking a 6.95 seconds 60 yard dash and taking the best outfield workout of the event, with extremely smooth and athletic actions to go along with an 83 mph arm. He also showed off good hitting tools with very quick hands and projects for serious power as he continues to fill out.

Cameron Mayer  RHP - 2019 - Syosset, NY   Tufts University

Mayer showed very well on the mound and has the type of physical projection that is easy to dream on. He worked up to 85 mph with his fastball from a quick arm, and generates excellent life through the zone. He also showed a quality sweeping slider and a good changeup with fading action.

Eric McKenna  RHP - 2019 - North Arlington, NJ   Uncommitted

McKenna showed off a very impressive right arm across several parts of the event. He's a primary pitcher who worked up to 84 mph and threw a lot of strikes with his fastball and curveball. Also a quality athlete, he looked comfortable both in the OF and the IF, where he threw 87 mph and 84 mph, respectively.

Matthew Tempone  C - 2019 - Smithtown, NY   Rhode Island

Tempone showed well both offensively and defensively in this event, showing consistent ability to get the barrel through the zone on time and drive well-struck liners to all fields. He was solid behind the plate as well, with good footwork and a very quick transfer, showing all around solid tools.

Colby Brouillette  C - 2019 - St. Albans, VT   Clarkson University

Brouillette took one of the better catcher workouts on the day, throwing 74 mph and popping 1.96 seconds down to 2nd base. He's got good physicality and projection and puts that on display when hitting as well, showing good present and projectable pull side power.

Kavi Caster  OF - 2019 - Crofton, MD   Salisbury University

Caster has great size and overall athleticism, which he first put on display by running a 6.70 second 60 yard dash time. He shows that athleticism in the outfield as well with easy actions, also showing off an 83 mph arm. His offense stands out too, with very good bat speed with pull side pop--something that will only continue to develop as he continues to gain strength.

Elliott Hayward  OF - 2019 - Old Bridge, NJ   Howard College

Hayward showed very good athleticism and projection, starting by running a blazing 6.65 second 60 yard dash to start the event. He also took a smooth outfield workout and showed very good hands when hitting, showing a propensity for finding the barrel on a line.

James McKenna  OF - 2019 - Longhill, NJ   Uncommitted

McKenna has very good strength already in his frame and put that strength on display in batting practice, showing the ability to drive the ball deep into the air pull side. He also has a very strong arm, throwing 87 mph from the outfield and showing good footwork out there as well.

Blake McRae  OF - 2019 - Imlay City, MI   Uncommitted

McRae has a very solid collection of tools, with good speed (6.90 second 60 yard dash) and a solid arm from the outfield, to go along with smooth actions and athleticism out there. He also swings the bat well, with a smooth barrel through the zone and good bat speed, showing some pull side pop already and projecting for much more.

Yuri O'Connor-Yokoyama  LHP - 2019 - Saint-Anne De Bellevue, QC CAN   Uncommitted

O'Connor-Yokoyama was very good on the mound for the Navy team, showing an advanced feel for his delivery, getting downhill on time and showing a loose, projectable arm action. He worked up to 81 mph with his fastball and showed both a deep 1/7 CB and sharp, late-breaking cut-slider as well, while throwing consistent strikes.

Elijah Olacio  SS - 2019 - Auburn, MA   Rhode Island College

Olacio's athleticism jumped out right away when he ran a 6.73 second 60 yard dash. He continued to show that athleticism defensively with twitchy actions, as well as throwing 84 mph from the outfield and 82 mph across the infield. He wore out the middle of the field when hitting, and should add some power as he gains strength.

Harry Padden  SS - 2019 - Elmer, NJ   Monmouth

Padden was impressive all around in this event, running a 6.70 second 60 yard dash and throwing 85 mph both from the OF and across the IF. He also shows good bat speed when hitting and does well to leverage the ball into the air, and he'll continue to develop power as he continues to add strength to his frame.

Angel Rodriguez  2B - 2019 - Albany, NY   Uncommitted

Rodriguez really impressed the PG staff with his constant, high-energy play and consistent hustle. He has very good instincts for the game and shows them in several ways. He threw 86 mph from the OF and 82 mph across the IF while also showing solid contact skills when hitting.

Josuel Santos  SS - 2019 - Brooklyn, NY   Frontier CC

Santos took one of the best BP's of the event, consistently finding the barrel authoritatively and leveraging the ball into the air, driving it up both gaps with power and showing very projectable HR power. He's also a solid athlete and took a very good infield.

Peter Schimmel  OF - 2019 - Bethpage, NY   St. Thomas Aquinas

Schimmel showed a very quality collection of tools in this event, starting with a solid 6.90 second 60 yard dash time. He took a quality outfield and showed good footwork with solid arm strength, and showed very good hitting tools with consistent barrel skills and a whole-field approach.

2020 Top Prospects

Matthew Bedford  SS - 2020 - Staten Island, NY   Notre Dame

Bedford had a very good event all-around, showing off nearly every tool. He's got quality bat speed at the plate, showing the ability to find the barrel to all fields with projectable power. He also took a smooth infield with a loud 89 mph arm across the diamond, then got on the mound and worked up to 85 mph with his fastball, mixing in a good curveball/slider combo as well.

Lorenzo Repack  OF - 2020 - Columbus, NJ   Uncommitted

Repack really announced his presence in this event in a loud way by running a blazing-fast 6.47 second 60 yard dash time. He's also an excellent defender both in the outfield and the infield, where his athleticism is on full display, and he threw 85 mph from the OF and 81 mph across the infield. Offensively, he showed good bat speed and leverage in his swing with consistent barrel skills and developing strength.

Graham Macneil  3B - 2020 - Whitby, ON CAN   Uncommitted

Macneil was very solid all-around in this event, showing well in several facets of the game. He showed the ability to leverage the ball into the air with power and strength at bat, working to all fields and wearing out the gaps. He also threw 86 mph across the infield and got on the mound, working up to 84 mph with his fastball and showing feel for a sharp curveball.

Steven Graver  RHP - 2020 - Yardley, PA   Uncommitted

A long, lanky righthander, Graver oozes physical projection and has things to like on the mound in his present profile as well. He works from a lower slot from the right side and ran his fastball up to 83 mph with good sinking life, also mixing in some feel for a breaking ball at times.

Zahan Meyer  MIF - 2020 - Mt. Laurel, NJ   Uncommitted

Meyer took one of the better infield workouts of the event, showing smooth footwork and easy hand actions out front, working through the ball well and showing off an 84 mph arm across the diamond. He has solid hitting tools as well, showing quality compact bat speed that projects for more power as he gains strength.

James Nunez  OF - 2020 - East Elmhurst, NY   Uncommitted

Nunez was solid all-around in this event, running a solid 7.02 60 yard dash time to start. He showed solid bat speed when hitting, with the ability to work to all fields and showing projectable power. He also took a very quality round in the outfield with athletic actions and an 85 mph throwing arm.

Michael Taylor  1B - 2020 - Basking Ridge, NJ   Uncommitted

Taylor was one of the more physically strong players in attendance this weekend, and that strength was on display when he hit, showing the ability to drive the ball into the air deep to all parts of the ballpark, with prodigious power projection moving forward.

2021 Top Prospects

Jude Zern  LHP - 2021 - Wyckoff, NJ   Maryland

Zern has very good size and physical projection for a 2021 prospect, and the lefty was very good on the mound as well. He creates good angles to the plate and worked his fastball up to 83 mph from the left side, also working in a very nice 1/7-shaped curveball and fading changeup.

Jack Wunz  OF - 2021 - State College, PA   Uncommitted

Wuntz really showed well with the bat, showing quality bat speed on a line drive plane with good overall feel for the barrel, showing the ability to work to all fields. He also ran well, posting a 6.83 second 60 yard dash time, and took a good round in the outfield as well.

Cole Klein  LHP - 2021 - Elkins Park, PA   Uncommitted

Klein is extremely projectable as a long, lanky lefthander; and he's got quality present stuff as well. He creates excellent angle from an extended three quarters slot, working his running fastball up to 78 mph and mixing in both a good slider and changeup, attacking hitters with all three pitches and doing an excellent job of throwing strikes.

2022 Top Prospects

Teague Hoover  SS - 2022 - Selinsgrove, PA   

Hoover showed interesting abilities throughout the weekend, especially as a 2022 prospect. He threw 83 mph across the infield while showing loose, efficient actions; and also showed very good contact skills at the plate with developing strength and good feel to use the entire field.

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