Ohio Valley Showcase
Aug 7 - 8, 2010 Whitaker Bank Park - Lexington, KY
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Directions to Transylvania's William A. Marquard Field: (field is at intersection of Haggard Lane and Radcliffe Road)

1.Leaving Applebee's Park, go to North Broadway Rd. Turn Left (northwest) on N Broadway Rd.
2.Go 1.3 miles. Turn Left on Haggard Lane (there will be a Shell Gas Station on corner).
3.Go 0.3 miles. Transylvania's William A. Marquard Field is on your right.
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2011 Top Prospects

Cole Evans  RHP - 2011 - Collierville, TN   Kentucky

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   Austin Peay

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   Kentucky

Left handed hitter with good bat speed, quick hands and a well balanced fluid swing.

Cody Angus  1B - 2011 - Louisville, KY   Wabash Valley College

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   Eastern Kentucky

Big projectable frame, big projectable arm. Showed clean arm action, good command and a plus slider.

Noah Revis-French  3B - 2011 - Huntertown, IN   Parkland College

Great approach, quick bat, aggressive hitter who really lets it fly. Good athlete, up to 84 on mound.

Trent Martin  RHP - 2011 - Lexington, KY   Morehead State

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   Morehead State

Loose arm action, deceptive delivery, downhill plane with a plus Curveball.

Tyler Arthur  RHP - 2011 - Richmond, KY   Uncommitted

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   Valparaiso

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   Uncommitted

Big powerful swing, moves well for his size and solid arm strength.

David Kosinski  C - 2011 - Murfreesboro, TN   Motlow State CC

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   Uncommitted

Strong bodied left handed hitting Catcher, very good hitting tools.

2012 Top Prospects

Anthony Kidston  OF - 2012 - Defiance, OH   Louisville

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   Akron

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   Kentucky

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   Vanderbilt

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   Kentucky

Good defensive catcher with a strong arm who hits to all fields.

Will Hurt  SS - 2012 - Lexington, KY   Coastal Carolina

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   Eastern Kentucky

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   Michigan

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   Murray State

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   Cincinnati

Smooth left handed swing with projectable power, drove the ball to all fields with authority.

Curtis Olvey  SS - 2012 - Fairfield, OH   Kent State

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   Murray State

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   Mississippi

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   Morehead State

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   Kentucky

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   Oakland

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   Fort Wayne

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   Uncommitted

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.

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