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2021 13U Main Event Showcase
Caleb Carpenter is a 2027 OF/RHP, SS with a 5-11 148 lb. frame from College Grove, TN who attends Summit HS. Caleb is a long and lean, athletic presence who has a frame built for growth. He shows an ability to standout at multiple positions and on the mound. In addition to his emerging talent on the diamond, Caleb is also an exemplary student. He ran a 7.55 60-yard dash. A primary outfielder, Caleb is quick to position and plays through the fielding action with easy effort. He transitions well and uses his noticeably powerful arm to unleash his 77-mph throws that are consistently on target. Caleb also took a turn on the infield and his growing athleticism shown well there, too. His glove plays well on the dirt and his 72-mph throws were routinely firm. He lastly worked off the mound with an impressive two-pitch mix that is sound now and will certainly have the opportunity to get much better as he matures physically. His operation is consistent, and he repeats his over-the-top arm action well. He works down the slope with routine effort and pitches primarily off his 82-78 mph fastball that he works to both sides of the dish. He shows a feel for his 62 -mph curveball that has tight spin and late 12-to-6 action. Both of these pitches are sound now and have room for growth and improvement. At the plate, the levers that Caleb incorporates into his swing are impressive. He has a fairly simple swing that starts with a high hovering leg lift. He shows plus bat speed an ability to get his barrel to and through contact routinely. He impacts the ball well and certainly has the potential to be a plus power hitter as he gains strength and experience. Caleb had an impressive week. He shows a certain ability at multiple defensive positions and on the mound. He can also swing the bat with the very best in his age group. Caelb's future in the game will be determined by his drive and desire to get better and from all appearances, He shows both of those intangibles. Caleb has a solid fundamental foundation that should allow him to continue to grow his game. A bright future is ahead for this obviously talented young player.