Underclass Invitational: Top Tools



By John Cackowski
State Director

Yesterday we posted the Statistical Breakdown from this past Sunday’s Underclass Invitational which you can view HERE.

In the coming weeks, we will be adding and updating profiles for each of the players in attendance, including complete analysis and video.

In addition to posting the statistics, player analysis, and videos, we are going to drill down even more taking a look at the top performers using 21 commonly used criteria for analyzing prospects:

 Top Tools Breakdown

+ Most Projectable RHP Arm: Jacob Hilton, RHP, Arapahoe, 2017

+ Best Power Fastball: Caleb Sloan, RHP, Regis Jesuit, 2017

+ Most Movement on Fastball: James Notary, RHP, Broomfield, 2017

+ Best Breaking Ball: James Notary, RHP, Broomfield, 2017

+ Best Changeup: Ashton Mansur, RHP, Columbine, 2017

+ Best Three-Pitch Mix: Cody Kohl, RHP, ThunderRidge, 2017

+ Best Two-Way Talent: Toby Scoles, OF/LHP, Pine Creek 2017

+ Best Hands in the Field: Jacob Arellano, SS/RHP, Mountain Range, 2017

+ Most Raw Power: Luke Kuberski, OF, Green Mountain, 2017

+ Best Hitting Approach: Chris Lara, 3B/C, and Victor Lara, MIF, Columbine, 2017 & 2018

+ Most Raw Talent: Michael Morris, SS/3B, Cherokee Trail, 2017

+ Best Behind the Plate: Jonah Jenkins, C, Chaparral, 2017

+ Most Vocal Catcher: Russell Cruz, C, Columbine, 2017

+ Most Projectable 2018 Catcher: Abraham Apadoca, C/MIF, Wheat Ridge, 2018

+ Most Tools: Jacob Arellano, SS/RHP, Mountain Range, 2017

+ Best Swing: Austin Chouinard, SS/RHP, Regis Jesuit, 2017

+ Best Runner: John Krysa, OF, Mountain Vista 2017 & Caleb Sloan, RHP/1B, Regis Jesuit, 2017

+ Best Overall Athlete: Caleb Sloan, RHP/1B, Regis Jesuit, 2017

+ Most Projectable 2018 Prospect: Luke Ziegler, 3B/RHP, Valor Christian, 2018

+ Most Versatile Player: Cole Blatchford, MIF,RHP, Mountain Vista, 2017

+ Most Raw Right Handed Pitcher: Payton McFadden, RHP, Highlands Ranch, 2017


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