Preseason All-State 2015 Committed Participants

By John Cackowski
Director of Scouting

The Prep Baseball Report’s Preseason All-State event will take place this Sunday February 22nd at the Slammers South Facility Englewood, Colorado. This will be the first year of the already packed event, with over 80 players already registered. Prospects from the 2015 and 2016classes will come together in a pro-style workout to strut their stuff in front of the PBR scouting staff.

Colorado is becoming a hot bed for out of state colleges looking to recruit the always underrated talent in our state. In this preview, we look at four 2015 players participating in the Preseason All-State who have already committed.

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2015 Preseason All-State Participants Who Have Committed

Marc Mumper, Grand Canyon University
No. 8 2015 (No 213 Overall), 5-foot-10, 155-pound right-handed hitting middle infielder/right-handed pitcher with good swagger out of Mountain Vista High School. Three year starter for the Golden Eagles, Mumper impressed with multiple tools at the PBR Colorado Top Prospect Games last August. Hits from a balanced athletic setup, hands load back smooth with a short strided leg kick. Bat speed is fast with a short path and level extension which creates line-drive, gap to gap power and produced an 89 mph exit velocity off a tee (Top speed in the games) Showcased a short, loose, athletic, arm action in the middle infield with soft hands and quick footwork fielding the baseball. Threw 84 mph across the diamond and ran an impressive 6.62 60. On the mound, utilized the same quick, short, loose, arm action with a 85-86 mph fastball. Threw 74-76 mph changeup for strikes down in the zone. Had a late breaking slider from a lower arm angle was thrown for strikes consistently and sat at 74-76 mph. Collected multiple hits during the games.

Kyle Winkler, Miami-Ohio University
No 12. 2015 (No. 348 Overall), 6-foot-1, 195 pound right-handed hitting 3B out of Chatfield High School. The Chatfield Chargers had a great year in 2014 finishing 20-4 on the season making it through districts to the 5A State Playoffs (Final 8). 3B/SS Kyle Winker was a big part of their success. Winkler was a force at the plate last spring. As a junior last year Winkler finished 3rd in 5A in batting average hitting .525. In 62 at-bats, Winkler also drove in 24 RBI's while hitting 8 2B, 1 3B, and 3 HR which equated to an impressive .836 SLG average and  1.423 OPS. Winkler is a great athlete who can run a sub 7.0 60 and who also was nominated 1st Team All-Jeffco Conference in 2014 as the starting QB for the Chargers.

Conner Reynolds, University of Northern Colorado
No. 31 2015, 6-foot-3, 210 pounds SS/RHP out of Brighton High School. Reynolds is a big athletic presence at the plate and in the field. Ranges well for size at SS. Has gap to gap power showing good bat speed at the plate with power potential. In 2014 Reynolds helped lead the Bulldogs to a 9-0 record to win the Eastern Metro League Championship, and led the team in homeruns (4) RBI's (28), Doubles (7), and Triples (2). Reynolds is only the second player out of the Brighton Baseball program to make it to the Division 1 level.

Andres Acuna, Dodge City Community College
5-foot-11, 190 pound switch hitting MIF. Acuna was one of the top players at the 4A level in 2014 out of Pueblo East High School. In 2014 Acuna helped lead the Eagles to a 11-1 record to win the South Central League Championship. Acuna brings a lot of tools to the field with quick hands and good feet at shortstop. Acuna was second in 4A with 33 runs scored while leading his team in hits (35) doubles (12) Triples (3) while hitting .461 on the season.

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