Norcal Underclass Games: OF Reports

PBR CA Scouting Staff

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ISLANDERS FIELD - LATHROP, CALIF. - A total of 39 position players were in attendance, five of whom competed primarily as outfielders.The event was comprised entirely of 2024/2025 grads, with one reclassified 2026 in attendance.

In addition to the traditional showcase (60 yard run, BP round, defensive workouts), the pitchers competed in live game action where their data was gathered, and each position player had four at-bats during the game they played in.

(Note: All showcase videos have been edited and added to the players' profiles)



Max Harrison, Sonoma Valley (CA), 2024
Positional Profile: OF/1B
Body: 6-1, 165-pounds. Long body with lean strength, frame with ample room for future size and strength gains.
Hit: RHH. Medium depth in box and off the plate, medium width feet starting slightly open, reverse move with lead leg out to long stride, hands stretch deep in the load, creating big separation. Lively slashing type swing, has all field ability with gap power, there is more in the tank due to back foot staying planted which limits hip rotation, has aggressive intent, pounded ball to oppo field, two hand finish.
Power: 91 max exit velocity, 68.4 max bat speed, 21.5 max hand speed.
Arm: RH. OF - 78 mph. Fairly compact arm action, angles front shoulder high which creates higher throws, ball comes out better than the resulting carry, generally accurate near the target with some tailing action.
Defense: Quiet smooth approach to ball, fairly quick release after getting to the ball, game play showed more urgency to ball and range that plays in the corner OF spots.
Run: 7.01 runner in the 60.

Mason Ferris, Woodcreek (CA), 2024
Positional Profile: OF
Body: 5-7, 155-pounds. Compact build on medium size frame, has present strength and muscularity.
Hit: RHH. Medium depth in box, slightly open in modest crouch, fairly balanced before shifting back over back leg with small lift to medium length stride, quiet rhythmic load with some depth and separation. Hands move slightly downward in load before firing, has barrel awareness and control, powerful hips in the stroke, creates some leverage against front side, surprising power given modest physical size.
Power: 86 max exit velocity, 69.7 max bat speed, 20.8 max hand speed.
Arm: RH. OF - 88 mph. Quick release, compact arm stroke, big arm with carry and accuracy to threaten the running game.
Defense: Reads ball early, sets up consistently to let fly his best throws, range potential is solid, plays the ball aggressively with clean glove skills.
Run: 7.06 runner in the 60.

Boston Costley, Inderkum (CA), 2025
Positional Profile: OF
Body: 5-9, 150-pounds. Lean strength and twitchy composition on medium sized body.
Hit: RHH. Tall set-up, medium width feet in even stance, bat held vertical off chest to start, smooth knee lift out to fairly firm stride foot landing, medium depth load. Lowers hands a bit from set-up position before firing to the ball, best when staying flat with top hand above the ball, can drive the ball, finishes in a reverse coil with weight shifting to his backside in a high two hand finish.
Power: 86 max exit velocity, 65.4 max bat speed, 20.6 max hand speed.
Arm: RH. OF - 88 mph. Powerful arm with release coming from compact backside arm action, gets lower body into the throw and drives back hip through.
Defense: Aggressive to the ball, gets in position to get ball underway with his top arm strength, footspeed clearly indicates range potential, makes decisive moves to the ball.
Run: 6.79 runner in the 60.

Austin Steeves, Casa Grande (CA), 2024
Positional Profile: OF
Body: 6-0, 160-pounds. Athletically built with lean strength throughout, sinewy strength.
Hit: LHH. Wide feet, fairly even stance, tall set-up, hands held high off body over backside, sinks a bit into legs with rhythm, minimal stride, hands push further back into deep load. Rotational swing path, hands move quickly, quiet head, sweeps barrel into the zone, showed ability to drive the low and in pitch, flashes pull-side power potential.
Power: 85 max exit velocity, 69.6 max bat speed, 23.5 max hand speed.
Arm: LH. OF - 84 mph. Long circular arm action, arm works easily, ball comes out clean, strong arm with throws having accuracy and tailing action given his slot and release.
Defense: Athletic and aggressive to the ball, fundamentally sound feet, reads ball well, maintains body control to and through reception.
Run: 7.19 runner in the 60.

Gavin Huffmaster, Dougherty Valley (CA), 2025
Positional Profile: OF
Body: 5-10, 145-pounds. Lean body type on medium size frame, well-proportioned.
Hit: RHH. Tall set-up, medium width feet in very slightly open stance, hands head high over backside to start, small lift out to smaller stride, quiet small load of hands. Works hands inside and direct to ball, creates nice barrel angle in the load, drives hips as barrel goes through contact, high two hand finish as he finishes with leverage against front side.
Power: 81 max exit velocity, 60.6 max bat speed, 18.6 max hand speed.
Arm: RH. OF - 74 mph. Longer arm action with some depth on backside, curls wrist a bit out of glove before getting to a sling-ish high-3/4 release, generally accurate.
Defense: Calm approach to ball on the ground, creates direct angles with ball/base target, gets ball underway in rhythm.
Run: 7.86 runner in the 60.


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