Prep Baseball Report

2018 Florida All-State Games Spotlight: 2020 RHP/OF Jaden Bruno

Mike Maerz
Director of Florida Operations/Area Scout

On July 28th, 2018 at Alex Rodriguez Park at the University of Miami in Coral Gables, FL, the top high school prospects ranging from the 2019-2022 classes will participate in the 2018 All-State Games. The 2018 All-State Games will feature draft talent, numerous Division 1 recruits, and some of the top uncommitted underclassman in the state.

Leading up to the event we will highlight each upcoming participant through their own individual spotlight which includes video, reports, and more. Today we take a look at 2020 RHP/OF Jaden Bruno of American Heritage Delray HS, FL.

Jaden Bruno

Class of 2020 / RHP

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2020
  • Primary Position: RHP
    Secondary Position: OF
  • High School: American Heritage Delray
    State: FL
  • Summer Team: Rawlings Stealth
  • Height: 6-4
    Weight: 190lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R


Max FB
87 - 91
72 - 74
77 - 79
OF Velo
Exit Velo

Scouting Report

09/30/17- The 6-foot-2, 155 pound right hander looks both taller and stronger than what is currently listed. On the mound he works from a high 3/4 slot. There is some effort, but seems to be more from trying to throw hard as opposed to staying tall on his back side and letting his quick, strong arm work. The fastball worked 84-86 mph early and dropped off some in the second inning. There is a lot of potential and as he learns to stay tall over the backside, let the arm work and continue to add strength, the sky's the limit. The slider shows potential at 70-71 mph and a feel for a straight changeup at 77-78 mph. There is a ton of upside on the mound and will continue to get better with added strength and experience on the mound. 

08/06/17- Twin brother Ryan was one of our standouts, but the 6-foot-2, 155-pound right handed pitcher was equally as impressive with the same projectable frame and high ceiling. Jaden worked two innings, allowing no hits while striking out one. He has a clean, short half circle arm action from a high 3/4 slot. He did have some sporadic command at times, but when he landed in line with extension the ball came out of the hand well with the fastball working mostly 82-86 touching 87 mph.He also flashed a curveball at 70-72 mph with depth and potential and a changeup at 75-76 mph. Overall, the arm works well with a projectable frame and could make big jumps in the future.