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2022 Top Prospects

Chris Arroyo  OF - 2022 - Coral Springs, FL

Arroyo certainly looks the part on the mound with a big 6-foot-1, 175-pound frame with lots of physical projection to the build. He's a legitimate two-way player working up to 83 mph on the mound with a graceful delivery and showing a simple, explosive swing from the left side that shows him staying on plane a long time with good loft, bat speed, and power potential.

Karson Bowen  C - 2022 - Anaheim Hills, CA

Bowen made the trip out from California and impressed in every facet of his game. Behind the plate he showed very soft hands and sound receiving skills, paired with a strong throwing arm (80 mph) down to second base. His swing is short and plenty fast, showing strength to his hands with big jump off the barrel.

Armando Briseno  3B - 2022 - Fontana, CA

Briseno is a big, physical prospect standing at 5-foot-11/185-pounds and that strength plays on both sides of the ball. His arm strength was recorded up to 86 mph from third base and profiles him well at the hot corner moving forward while the swing has good loft and impact as he consistently drove the ball to both gaps with backspin and carry.

Brooks Bryan  C - 2022 - Opelika, AL

Brooks Bryan has advanced strength at the plate and the primary catcher showed interesting quickness out of his crouch as well during his time in Southwest Florida. Bryan is a physically advanced backstop with plenty of strength from his frame that he generates in his stroke. There is juice present as well as leverage to his path that he uses to drive the baseball with intent.

Ryan Cainzos  OF - 2022 - Miami, FL

Cainzos is a young 2022 graduate eligible for the event who showed outstanding arm strength and bat speed. His round of batting practice was professional showcasing his quick hands, leverage to path, and juice to both alleys. He graded out well both in the outfield and infield using a athletic actions and nice footwork to get strong zip into his throws.

Tyrus Cobb  LHP - 2022 - McDonough, GA

Cobb is an uber-athletic lefthanded pitcher who turned in an impressive 60-yard dash time of 6.76 seconds while also running his fastball up to 82 mph on the mound. The lefty creates some deception from an over the top arm slot with good arm quickness with the athleticism to repeat his delivery and throw three pitches for strikes.

Edian Espinal  SS - 2022 - Viera, FL

Espinal has lots of projection remaining with his swing but showed one of the smoother rounds with strength present in his stroke. He meets the baseball out in front, uses his lower half and provides a pull side line drive approach. The middle infielder from Viera, Florida also ran a 6.86 second 60 yard dash during the event.

Giovanni Febus  SS - 2022 - Miramar, FL
Alabama State

Febus is an ultra-athletic shortstop with excellent twitch, hand quickness, and arm strength (up to 87 mph across) to stick at the position. He ran a 6.84 second 60-yard dash time and works to the middle of the field and pull side with intent on a smooth line drive swing plane.

Bobby Fleming  OF - 2022 - Great Falls, VA

Fleming showcased off of his tools throughout the weekend, from his 6.84 60-yard dash to his arm strength that played all over the field, including the outfield where he threw 88 mph and on the mound where he topped at 87 mph. He shows a shorter, compact stroke from the right side as well with a middle of the field approach.

Gabriel Flores  OF - 2022 - Longview, TX

Flores is a wiry, strong athlete and showed off his cannon for a right arm as he had throws recorded up to 89 mph from the outfield this weekend. The arm strength is his biggest weapon but he stands out as well for his athleticism in the outfield and his impressive raw bat speed and power potential from the right side of the plate.

Connor Fosnow  SS - 2022 - Longwood, FL

Fosnow certainly looks the part of a next level prospect with a strong and projectable 6-foot-1, 185-pound frame and very good feel in the batter's box. The swing is compact and clean through the zone with looseness, natural loft, and bat speed while he projects to hit for good power in the future.

Nic Frink  C - 2022 - Scarborough, ME

Frink showed an interesting skillset at the plate and behind it traveling all the way from Maine for 14U National. Frink is a physical and still projectable 6-foot-1, 190-pound catcher with bat speed at the plate and a gap to gap approach with the ability to execute it. His swing is the carrying tool currently with rawness to his catching ability and room to continue to improve.

Kevin Jaxel  RHP - 2022 - Congers, NY
Virginia

Jaxel got the start on the mound Saturday afternoon and produced with what he was able to produce with his right arm. Already committed to the University of Virginia, the strongly built New York native comfortably ran his fastball up to 86 mph with plenty more in the tank while showing both a curveball and changeup for strikes.

Alvin Keels  SS - 2022 - Norfolk, VA

Keels showcased some of the best bat speed at 14U National that is confirmed by his Diamond Kinetic metrics. His exit velocity of 89 comes from the raw bat speed, ease of his swing and serious whip to his barrel through the zone. He is also an advanced defender with quickness laterally, clean footwork and strong arm from all arm angles.

Seth Keller  SS - 2022 - Rockville, VA

Seth Keller jumped on the scene this weekend with a strong performance across the board. An uncommitted shortstop out of Virginia, Keller showed off his athleticism and arm strength, both across the infield (88 mph) and on the mound (85 mph). He also swung it well, creating lift at the point of contact with hard jump to his pull side while generating nice backspin.

Carlos Elian Martinez  OF - 2022 - Coamo, PR

Physically advanced lefthanded hitting outfielder Carlos Elian Martinez had a nice showing at 14U National with his real bat speed and jump to the pull side gap along with good arm strength up to 87 mph from the outfield. His low effort swing is easy and the ball jumps off of his barrel.

Devan Meran  OF - 2022 - Aventura, FL
Florida International

One of the louder BP rounds belonged to Florida International commit Devan Meran of Aventura, Florida. His hand speed and bat speed are well beyond his years and he repeatedly peppered the pull side warning track with high exit velocity liners. The swing starts open with a big shift into contact and the ability to get the bat head out in front with ease and jump at impact.

Preston Murphy  C - 2022 - Miramar Beach, FL

Preston Murphy is another physical righthanded hitting catcher with present juice at the plate. He uses a gap to gap approach and leverage to his swing path to produce jump off of his barrel and power potential. Murphy worked out both at his primary catching position and in the infield while the catching tools slightly edge the infield skills with his quick transfer and good footwork.

Damian Jose Ortiz  OF - 2022 - Guayama, PR

Ortiz had a very loud showing at the 14u National as he recorded a 6.99 second 60-yard dash, threw 89 mph from the outfield, and showed excellent raw bat speed. The arm strength is obviously a weapon and when combined with his athleticism makes him a dangerous outfielder while the offensive swing is simple to repeat with some impact when he gets his hands and lower half extended.

Nicolas Perez  SS - 2022 - Isabela, PR

Perez quickly opened eyes throughout the weekend, running an event best 6.40 60-yard dash before showing off his actions up the middle with soft hands and a strong throwing arm. The uncommitted shortstop showed a quick stroke with a clean path through the zone with contact to his pull side.

Chandler Pollard  MIF - 2022 - Winston, GA

Quick-twitch middle infielder Chandler Pollard had a nice weekend in Southwest Florida highlighted by his 6.49 second 60 yard dash and athleticism in infield drills. He rounds the ball well and gets to it quickly with his noteworthy fast feet. He has the ability to throw on the run from multiple arm slots and the speed is already well above average for his class.

Andrew Ripepi  3B - 2022 - McMurray, PA

Ripepi was able to showcase the best power of the day in batting practice knocking a pair of home runs out of City of Palms park. The juice is obvious with his swing as he gets his strong hands to the baseball and lots of intent to his stroke. The ball flies off of his barrel as he went out to pull. The primary third baseman has a clean funnel and carry to his throws across the diamond as well.

Derek Yahel Rodriguez  OF - 2022 - Caguas, PR

Rodriguez is a well-rounded prospect turning in a sub-7.00 second 60-yard dash time while also being recorded up to 85 mph from both the outfield and the pitcher's mound. The fastball generates good life while the breaking ball has good bite to it and the swing is very whippy and loose with lots of projection from an offensive perspective.

Jorge Sanchez  RHP - 2022 - Gurabo, PR

Sanchez is a physical 6-foot-4, 220-pound prospect and he ran his fastball up to 85 mph as a primary righthanded pitcher. The delivery is smooth and he generates good life on his fastball to either half of the plate with consistency while he also showed some power and depth to a tight spinning 11/5 shaped curveball as well.

Pablo Santos  SS - 2022 - Jersey City, NJ

Two-way talent Pablo Santos was able to display potential all over the diamond at shortstop, at the plate and on the mound. The arm speed is noteworthy and projectable as he can run his fastball up to 87 mph and 86 mph in the middle infield. The leverage and extension he produces at the plate are combined with the good bat speed he provides through the hitting zone as well.

Nolan Schubart  OF - 2022 - Durand, MI
Michigan

You won't miss Schubart as he stands at 6-foot-4/200-pounds while digging into the lefthanded batter's box and he has the pop off his barrel to match his physicality. He launched a ball deep to his pull side in BP off the foul pole and also connected for a double in live action while showing off his arm strength at first base as well (87 mph).

Nicolas Senese  SS - 2022 - Senoia, GA

Senese is the picture of physical projection with an athletically built 6-foot-2, 160-pound frame and balance to his actions at shortstop. The awareness and feel at the position is notable with good range and instincts to either side while the swing is good, he drives through contact nicely with some loft to the stroke and projects for additional power at maturity.

Ryan Sprock  3B - 2022 - Morristown, NJ

Sprock is a very talented two-way prospect who showed very good arm strength that translated well to his presence on the mound. With throws across up to 87 mph, the fastball touched 87 mph as well and sat in the mid-80s while the changeup stood out as the superior secondary pitch. From an offensive standpoint there's good strength and carry through the point of extension with a heavy barrel head.

Ryan Weingartner  SS - 2022 - Berlin, NJ

Weingartner is a physical middle infield prospect from the Northeast and he showed out in all facets of the game over the weekend. He showed balanced and under control actions from shortstop with good arm strength recorded up to 85 mph while the swing projects from the right side with some present impact strength and feel for launching the ball into the air.


2023 Top Prospects

Ariel Antigua  SS - 2023 - Lake Worth, FL

Antigua's arm strength ranked as the top in the showcase across the diamond with a 90 mph throw and showed impressive actions as well with soft hands and active footwork. A righthanded batter, Antigua shows looseness to his hands and leverage to his path with jump off the barrel to his pull side.

Eduardo Balboa  3B - 2023 - Weslaco, TX

Primary third baseman Eduardo Balboa has plenty of pop at the plate and arm strength across the diamond. He also displayed that arm strength on the mound working up to 87 mph with life and feel for a 12-to-6 curveball. His power was the highlighted tool during this event with lots of barrel ability and strength combined with bat speed.

Conner Bennett  C - 2023 - Spring, TX

Bennett came out from California and showed well on both sides of the ball with athletic actions behind the plate, showing a quick pop time at 1.88 on his throws down to second base. He makes his loudest impression with the bat however, whipping the barrel through the zone with quick hands and loud jump at the point of contact.

Justin Best  OF - 2023 - Cornelius, NC

There's lots of projection with the 6-2/170 lefthanded hitting Best and he'll hit for plenty of power at physical maturation. The North Carolina native generates loft to his swing path with a loose stroke and also ran a 7.05 in the 60-yard dash with nice accuracy on his throws and quick actions overall in the outfield.

Drew Burress  OF - 2023 - Perry, GA

Burress continues to improve every time we see him, running a 7.08 in the 60-yard while throwing 85 mph from the outfield. It's his ability with the bat from the right side that consistently stands out, showing fast hands and a loose stroke through the zone with extension out front and some lift as well.

Manoah Chapman  SS - 2023 - San Diego, CA
San Diego State

Chapman is a very polished defender with ideal size, instincts, and arm strength to project at the position moving forward. Committed to San Diego State, Chapman is very light on his feet with clean funnels and transfers while his throws were recorded up to 80 mph across the diamond. He can turn the barrel over effectively and work to the pull side while the swing projects very well.

Cameran Christ  C - 2023 - Lake Charles, LA
Mississippi State

A Mississippi State commit, Christ certainly looks the part of a prospect at the next level with a broad and projectable 6-foot/171-pound frame. He can really catch and throw with smooth actions and a quick release behind the plate while the lefthanded swing is smooth with natural loft and limitless power potential as he continues to fill out the build.

Cam Collier  3B - 2023 - Austell, GA
Louisville

Collier doesn't look like your typical 14u player at a physical 6-foot-1, 190-pounds and most importantly he knows how to use that strength in his allow around game. Already committed to Louisville, the lefthanded hitting Collier generates big bat speed and strength at impact, rocketing balls all over the field both in BP and live action.

Connor Crisp  RHP - 2023 - Locust Grove, GA

Connor Crisp is a compact framed righthander with plenty of projectable arm speed and present arm strength already. His fastball topped out at 84 mph from a high 3/4 arm slot and uptempo delivery. He threw lots of strikes in his outing with a two-seam fastball with lots of life as well as a feel for a changeup and slider that he pounded the strike zone with as well.

Dylan Cupp  SS - 2023 - Cedartown, GA

Cupp had a strong showing all around with his ability to swing the bat at a high level and play shortstop at a high level as well. He is an athletic and high energy player with fast hands at the plate, a line drive swing plane and consistent barrel feel. The looseness of his swing is outstanding and he is able to really drive the baseball off of his bat when on time.

Dillon DeSpain  OF - 2023 - Hawthorne, CA

DeSpain's arm strength stood out all over the diamond, including from the outfield where he topped out at 87 mph with a quick arm and smooth actions. A primary pitcher up to 81 mph, DeSpain is a good athlete as he ran a 7.09 in the 60-yard and shows some present bat speed with looseness to his path.

Christopher Diaz  OF - 2023 - Miami, FL
Miami

A recent commit to the University of Miami, Diaz is an athletic switch-hitter who offers both present tools and future projection. He shows both looseness and whip to his hands and barrel from both sides of the plate with balance in the box and strength off the barrel. Diaz also showed off nice arm strength around the field, including on the mound where he showed a three-pitch mix.

Luke Dotson  LHP - 2023 - Lake City, FL

Dotson is a lean, projectable lefthanded arm with a very smooth delivery and lots of room to add strength to the overall frame. The fastball topped out at 82 mph while mixing in a sharp breaking ball too as the arsenal projects. He's a legitimate two-way player too as the swing shows some fluidity and bat speed with some extension through contact.

Andrew Dunford  RHP - 2023 - Centerville, GA

Dunford is a primary righthanded pitcher but really impressed with his athleticism and feel for the game in all facets. Dunford ran a 6.97 second 60-yard dash time and is a very aggressive righthanded hitter with good barrel feel and really drives the ball through extension. He worked up to 81 mph on the mound and that arm played from the outfield with throws up to 87 mph with carry.

TJ Dunsford  3B - 2023 - Grand Bay, AL

Dunsford is a very physical prospect, with a strong 5-foot-10/195-pound frame that he uses to impact the ball with excellent strength. He whips the barrel head through the hitting zone with bat speed and does an excellent job at transferring that momentum through impact as he registered exit velocities up to 89 mph off the tee.

Owen Egan  OF - 2023 - Yucaipa, CA

Egan made the trip to Fort Myers, Florida from Yucaipa, California and was selected for the 14U PG Select Festival highlighted by his strong outfield arm and ability to drive the baseball at the plate. His downhill swing plane and impact strength create jump especially to his pull side that he was able to showcase over the weekend. The swing projects with strength and has the ability to meet the baseball out in front with ease.

Jaron Elkins  OF - 2023 - Goodlettsville, TN

Elkins did a little bit of everything throughout the showcase, beginning with a 7.00 in the 60-yard before showing smooth outfield actions with athleticism and a strong arm (87 mph). There's two-way potential as he was also up to 84 mph on the bump and also showed a compact, linear stroke through the zone.

Aidan Espinoza  OF - 2023 - Huntington Beach, CA

Espinoza made marked improvements across the board from when PG saw him last, as he improved his 60 time to a mark of 7.18 seconds while his outfield velocity also increased to 83 mph. He's a good athlete and a sneaky good runner thanks to his instincts on the bases while the swing and approach are relaxed and comfortable with good feel to work to the pull side.

Walter Ford  RHP - 2023 - Pace, FL
Alabama

Ford offers a lean and athletic frame with plenty of physical projection though he also already shows big arm speed through the back, running his fastball up to 88 mph alongside a tight spinning breaking ball. The arm strength plays well at third base as well and he also shows a quick, linear stroke through the zone with some impact at point of contact.

Michael Graziano  OF - 2023 - Naples, FL

Graziano stands at a long and projectable 6-2/180 frame and has present tools that stand out, including his 6.79 speed in the 60-yard dash. He shows nice actions in the outfield as well as arm strength, up to 83 mph, while also showing a feel for the barrel with a linear stroke through the zone and quick hands.

James (Jake) Griffin  RHP - 2023 - Kingston, PA

Griffin showed off big athleticism and true two-way potential this past weekend with skills that play on either side of the ball. After running a 6.85 60-yard dash, the primary righthanded pitcher ran his fastball up to 84 mph with plane while mixing a 12-6 shaped curveball with bite. He also is able to impact the ball from the right side with big strength with loft to his path.

Blake Grimmer  SS - 2023 - Spring Lake, MI

Grimmer offers some of the better physical projection in the showcase though you don’t have to look too far into the future to see what he could become. With smooth actions up the middle and a clean funnel, the young lefthanded bat shows a clean and balanced stroke with fluidity throughout and a natural feel for the barrel.

Hayden Gustavson  C - 2023 - Lake City, FL

Gustavson did everything throughout the showcase and did it all well, showing arm strength from all over the diamond including the outfield and infield. It's his bat however that stood out the most as he utilizes his physical strength to impact the ball out front with extension, showing jump and carry off the barrel.

James Hays  3B - 2023 - Hawkinsville, GA

Hays is a young lefthanded hitter who showcased a natural feel for the barrel from the left side, showing easy bat speed with loud jump off the barrel with leverage. A primary third baseman who shows actions at the hot corner, Hays also offers two-way potential with jump out of his hands on the fastball which topped out at 83 mph as part of a three-pitch mix.

Jake Hembree  LHP - 2023 - Hiram, GA

Hembree showed excellent pitchability on the mound with a fastball that he topped out at 83 mph to go along with a tight spinning breaking ball that shows excellent potential. The arm action is loose and whippy through a quick arm circle with good life on the fastball and he mixed in a power breaking ball that is far advanced for the age group.

Oscar Hernandez  1B - 2023 - Kissimmee, FL

Hernandez has excellent size and physicality for a young prospect, checking in at 6-foot-3 and 200-pounds, with strength throughout. The swing is simple and easy with good jump off the barrel and a very low effort trigger that allows him to create loft and backspin to all fields. He's a prospect on the mound too as he ran his fastball into the low-80s with a durable frame and delivery.

Andy Hernandez  OF - 2023 - Hialeah, FL

Andy Hernandez showed versatility all over the field with arm strength at all of his positional workouts. He graded out best in the infield working through the baseball with clean hands and a strong arm. That strong arm was also highlighted in the outfield with a 91 mph throw. His righthanded swing has some bat speed with a downhill swing plane and plenty of projectable strength to impact the baseball.

Allen Hernandez  3B - 2023 - Lodi, NJ

Hernandez was one of the more physical prospects in attendance with a very strongly build 6-foot-1, 205-pound frame. The strength plays well with his arm, up to 85 mph across the infield and 83 mph on the mound, but the offensive tools were the loudest. There's good leverage and loft to the stroke with excellent backspin and carry as he was consistently wearing out the pull side with well-struck fly balls.

Braden Holcomb  3B - 2023 - Orlando, FL

Holcomb certainly looks the part of a young power hitter with broad shoulders and a 6-foot-3 frame. He moves well for his size in the infield with a strong arm across but it’s what he is capable of with the bat that really stands out, generating big extension and leverage out front with hard jump off the barrel as he showed with an in-game home run.

Riley Jackson  C - 2023 - Melbourne, FL

Jackson stood out behind the plate during catching drills with the quickness of his transfer and the arm strength he produces. He carries his weight into his throws with accuracy to the second base bag. His approach at the plate is looking to work from gap to gap with juice and plenty of projectable power remaining in his 5-foot-11, 175-pound frame.

Chris Knier  OF - 2023 - Jensen Beach, FL

Knier is a very athletic outfield prospect with a strong arm that he used to produce velocities up to 87 mph from the outfielder. Knier has a very gangle and projectable frame that will hold a lot of strength with some feel for the barrel from the right side. He's extremely interesting on the mound, as we have seen from him in the past, with a short, quick arm stroke and a sharp breaking ball to complement the fastball.

Chase Krewson  OF - 2023 - Bridgeville, PA

Krewson has a high offensive upside with a smooth lefthanded swing that impressed our scouts all weekend. The Pennsylvania native has a loose, smooth stroke from the left side with a compact bat path and did a nice job at intentionally working to all fields with hard line drives. The arm strength will play nicely from the outfield moving forward and Krewson is a prospect to keep an eye on as he develops.

Cade Kurland  SS - 2023 - Tampa, FL
Florida

A Florida commit, Kurland is a very good up the middle athlete with excellent hands on both sides of the ball. They are smooth during transitions while soft enough to easily pick balls on tough hops and threw 85 mph across at shortstop. There's some buggy whip to his hands in the box with looseness that generates very good bat speed and creates line drive carry to both gaps .

Jake Lankie  RHP - 2023 - McDonough, GA

Lankie checks a lot of boxes for a young arm with a slender, projectable build and a fast, whippy arm stroke on the mound. Lankie has a smooth, athletic delivery and the arm really works throughout the arm circle and produced a fastball that topped out at 86 mph on the afternoon. He gets excellent life and quality on the heater while he also mixed in a biting curveball in the low-70s.

Trenton Lape  3B - 2023 - Bossier City, LA

Lape didn't pitch this event, though we have seen him up to 89 mph in prior looks, but he did still show big arm strength with the top OF throwing velocity of 92 mph with big carry on this throws. Full of quick-twitch muscle

Brandon Levy  RHP - 2023 - Bossier City, LA

A strongly-built righthander, Levy impressed on the bump where he ran his fastball up to 85 mph and showed a lot of positive tools on the mound. Levy creates very good life and angle from an over the top slot to both halves of the plate and while the fastball stood out his ability to drop in a big 12/6 curveball in the mid-60s also shows potential for a strong two-pitch mix.

Jackson McKenzie  1B - 2023 - Pace, FL
Mississippi State

Two-way talent and PG Select Festival invitee Jackson McKenzie was able to showcase both his pitchability and juice at the plate over the course of the weekend. McKenzie is a lefthanded first baseman with a loud barrel and lofted plane that produces jump to all parts of the field. His delivery is easy and repeatable with a downward plane created on his low-80s fastball, sharp breaking ball.

Wesley Mendes  LHP - 2023 - Tampa, FL

Primary southpaw Wesley Mendes worked up to 83 mph with projectable arm speed on the mound. The ball comes out cleanly and there is likely more in the tank moving forward for Mendes. His 6-foot, 155-pound frame projects tunneling his pitches well and shows a sharp downward 12-to-6 curveball for strikes.

Steven Milam  SS - 2023 - Las Cruces, NM

Milam is a young switch-hitter out of New Mexico who shows a nearly identical swing from both sides of the plate, yielding consistent barreled contact with a balanced and loose stroke. His defensive actions also stand out with sound and balanced footwork, circling the ball well while showing glove skills and strong carry across the diamond.

Blake Mitchell  C - 2023 - Sinton, TX

Mitchell continues to improve every time we see him, growing into his frame while showing nice skill on both sides of the plate. A primary catcher, Mitchell popped a 1.98 with sound mechanics behind the plate and also topped out at 84 mph on the bump. He's also a lefthanded hitter who shows looseness to his hands and a feel for the barrel with an all fields approach.

Brady Neal  C - 2023 - Tallahassee, FL

Neal has been a standout at PG events all year and he continued to show out with his performance at the 14u National. He's a very polished defensive backstop with a very quick release with a good arm, up to 77 mph from behind the dish, and routinely turned in pop times under 2.00 seconds. The offensive approach is balanced with a repeatable stroke that shows leverage and the ability to get the barrel head out in front with some impact.

Brandon Olivera  RHP - 2023 - Hialeah, FL
Miami

Olivera produced one of the top outfield velocities to go along with his full swing at the plate and lots of projectable components. The bat speed and jump are noteworthy for his age and will continue to project in due time. He takes a leg lift trigger into contact, meets the baseball out in front and when getting his hands extended through the hitting zone produces lots of power potential.

Matthew Ossenfort  1B - 2023 - Sioux Falls, SD

You don’t often find young prospects out of South Dakota, but lefthander Matthew Ossenfort made the trip and performed well as a potential two-way. On the mound he ran his fastball up to 86 mph from a higher release point, mixing in his secondary pitches while also showing his strength in his lefthanded swing with nice jump off the barrel when squared.

Bransen Powell  RHP - 2023 - Locust Grove, GA

There’s plenty of quick-twitch athleticism to Powell’s profile as he performed well throughout the weekend, showing his arm strength from all over the diamond, including a top outfield throw of 89 mph. He swung it well from the right side of the plate too, showing quickness to his hands and jump off of the barrel when squared up.

Nigel Robinson  OF - 2023 - High Point, NC

Robinson is a terrific athlete and has a lot of projectable, raw tools that build upon as he continues his development. Robinson has an athletic and projectable 5-foot-10, 169-pound frame, recorded a 60-yard dash in 6.87 seconds, and threw 85 mph from the outfield. The bat speed is notable and as he continues to refine his offensive skill set he could be a dangerous hitter at maturity.

Ethan Robinson  RHP - 2023 - Antioch, TN
Vanderbilt

Robinson more than looks the part of a high level arm standing a long and lean 6-foot-4 frame and he has the arm speed to stand out as well. With a fast arm stroke the uncommitted Robinson is able to generate plenty of extension out front while running his fastball up to 88 mph with short running life which he pairs with both a curveball and changeup.

Tommy Roldan  LHP - 2023 - Poolesville, MD

Roldan is a fascinating two-way prospect showing off impressive chops both on the mound and with the stick in the batter's box. Roldan worked his fastball up to 84 mph with excellent angle and life while mixing in a tight breaking slider that was a very effective offering; the swing produced some loud contact off the barrel head and he's a threat on both sides of the ball.

Nikolas Sanders  C - 2023 - Waco, TX

Sanders showed perhaps the best raw power out of any prospect in attendance this weekend, peppering balls high off the left field monster on JB1 during batting practice. The swing is simple with a lower hand set and he really drives the ball uphill while generating excellent carry off the barrel. Sanders is also an accomplished receiver but the offensive profile has the potential to be excellent.

Carl Schmidt  SS - 2023 - Petaluma, CA

Schmidt is a fairly polished hitter and shows advanced tools in other aspects on the diamond as well to make for a fairly well-rounded profile. He's a well-built, physically projectable infielder with arm strength recorded up to 85 mph from both the outfield and infield. Offensively, he has a short, quick stroke that generates good bat speed and projectable raw power to the pull side.

Chris Smith  RHP - 2023 - Bartlett, TN

Smith showed the top velocity of the event with a fastball that touched 89 mph during his stint on the mound. The arm stroke is short and quick on the mound and his lower arm slot generates some really heavy and sinking life on the fastball. There's legitimate upside as Smith continues to develop with three pitches including a biting curveball and a nasty split-change.

Cooper Strawn  RHP - 2023 - Farmersville, TX

Righthanded pitcher Cooper Strawn showcased well during the event topping out 86 mph with an 11--to-5 breaking ball as well. His tall and athletic frame combined with a well-hidden ball through the back makes Strawn extremely effective as shown during the showcase. The arm action is loose and he commands the zone well with his two pitch combination.

Ethan Sutton  3B - 2023 - Acworth, GA

There's plenty of room to project upon the long limbed Sutton, standing 6-2/170, but there's also lots of arm speed already as he topped out at 83 mph on the mound and 87 mph from the outfield. Along with the arm strength Sutton also shows quickness to his hands offensively, showing very nice carry off the barrel.

Zach Wadas  1B - 2023 - Phoenix, AZ

Zach Wadas displayed some eye-opening power during his round of batting practice. The primary first baseman has high impact strength to his pull side that he was able to showcase often during BP. His swing is compact with bat speed present and plenty of ability to turn the barrel over out in front.

TayShaun Walton  OF - 2023 - Emporia, VA

Walton showed perhaps the best bat speed and power potential out of anyone in the event with an extraordinarily loud round of batting practice on Saturday night. Walton has an excellent frame at 6-foot-2 and 205-pounds and recorded a sub-7.00 second 60-yard dash while throwing 84 mph from the outfield; the offensive upside is notable with excellent impact off the barrel shown by his best exit velocity of 99 mph.

Dean West  OF - 2023 - Woodland Hills, CA

West is a twitchy outfielder who came out from California and his speed stood out right away as he posted a 6.78 60-yard dash. He uses that speed in the outfield with sound actions to the ball while displaying quickness to his hands from the left side of the plate, staying rather direct to the ball while exhibiting a handle for the barrel.

Lance Williams  RHP - 2023 - Shenandoah, VA
Virginia Tech

Williams is already committed to Virginia Tech and it was easy to see why the Hokies went after the young righthander. During his two innings on the mound Williams was able to run his fastball up to 87 mph but more impressive was his ability to change slots on all his offerings and vary his looks/tempo while filling the zone.

Jaxon Willits  SS - 2023 - Fort Cobb, OK
Oklahoma

Already committed to Oklahoma, Willits offers a strong frame and moves well in the infield dirt, fielding the ball out front with clean glove skills before showing a strong arm across. Taking reps from both sides offensively, Willits showed the best from the left side with a short, quick stroke through the zone while generating nice jump off the barrel.

Colton Wombles  C - 2023 - Salem, AL

Wombles is a well-rounded catcher who showed off excellent catch-and-throw skills with a best pop time of 1.84 seconds down to the bag. He gets rid of the ball very quickly and showed soft hands while he's a strong righthanded hitter too with a simple, strong approach in the batter's box resulting in some sneaky pull side power.

Hiro Wyatt  RHP - 2023 - Westport, CT

The highly projectable Wyatt continued to show well as he has this summer, utilizing a whippy and loose arm action to run his fastball up to 85 mph with short sinking life through the zone. He did a nice job of working down in the zone with his fastball and replicated his arm speed and slot on both a tight slider and firm changeup.

Bryant Zayas  SS - 2023 - Hialeah, FL
North Carolina State

Zayas is full of quick-twitch muscle which he quickly displayed by running a 6.65 60-yard dash. The recent NC State commit continued to show well on the weekend, exhibiting soft hands and sound defensive actions as well as a strong arm and very quick hands offensively, barreling the ball well to the middle and pull side parts of the field.


2024 Top Prospects

Miles Preston Ghossein  SS - 2024 - West Hills, CA

2024 graduate from California Miles Preston Ghossein may have been one of the younger players at the event, but that did not stop him from being one of the top players either. Ghossein has two way potential with a fastball that already touches 82 mph while his primary shortstop position is intriguing as well as he displayed a clean funnel and athleticism along with a loose, line drive swing at the plate.


Free Agents Top Prospects

Jake Cespedes Liriano  OF - Free Agents - Santo Domingo, SD DOM

A Dominican Republic native, Liriano has some loud tools with a physical and athletic frame and strength that showed up on both sides of the ball. The arm strength stands out with throws recorded up to 87 mph from the outfield with excellent carry while the hand quickness, bat speed, and power to the pull side are all positives to a toolsy profile.

Joaan De Jesus  SS - Free Agents - Santo Domingo, NC DOM

De Jesus just turned 14 years old though you wouldn't know it based on his actions either up the middle or his ability with the bat. From his footwork fluidity to the softness of his hands and overall balance, De Jesus's defensive actions were amongst the best while also showing fluidity to his righthanded swing with some present jump off the barrel.

Julio Henrique  IF - Free Agents - Santo Domingo, NC DOM

Henrique is a projectable infielder from the Dominican Republic whose tools carry way beyond his years. His mobility in the infield and clean transfers showcased well along with his arm that produced a best throw of 81 mph across the diamond. His righthanded swing projects well also with a downhill path to contact and plenty of balance to his stroke and line drive contact ability.

Nikau Pouaka-Grego  SS - Free Agents - Melbourne, VI AUS

Pouaka-Grego has an athletic and projectable frame, coming over from Australia to attend this past weekend, and showed out well as a nice, well-rounded prospect. Pouaka-Grego has a good arm, recorded up to 84 mph across, with good feel and actions at shortstop while the lefthanded swing is compact, repeatable, and very consistent as he worked liners to all parts of the field with intent.

Hector Osvaldo Santos Espinal  IF - Free Agents - Santo Domingo, NC DOM

One of the younger players at the event displayed all-around projectable talent with a loose barrel, bat speed and plenty of feel for the barrel already at 13 years of age. Espinal gets downhill with his path to contact using a high leg lift trigger to create advanced bat speed. On top of the impressive BP round, his infield round was impressive with clean actions, balance to his footwork and athleticism charging the baseball with accuracy from multiple arm slots.

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