2020 Florida ProCase: Middle Infield Analysis


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PBR Florida Staff

The 2020 PBR Florida ProCase was a loaded event that featured the top 2021 and 2022 prospects from around the state of Florida. The event took place past Friday, May 29th at Jackie Robinson Ballpark in Daytona, FL. The players went through a pro-style workout which was followed up by BP on the field and a simulated game.

To view all the stats from this event, check out our Stats Story.

This week we will be breaking down all the players in attendance by position. Today, we continue with the middle infielders. We will breakdown each middle infielder in attendance with scouting reports and video.

Middle Infield Analysis

Sean Ambrose SS / 2B / ESB Academy , FL / 2021

Positional Profile: SS/2B, FIU
Body: 5-foot-7, 157-pounds. Has a short, compact, athletic build.
Defense: Fields off center of body, with a two handed gather, fluid footwork, soft hands.
Arm: RH. INF - 81 mph. Short, quick, high 3/4 arm slot.
Hit: RHH. Starts with a wide, athletic balanced setup. High leg kick with no stride. Hand flick load.  Swings an uphill bat path.
Power: 85 mph exit velocity from the tee. Ground ball, line drive approach with average bat speed.
Run: 7.11 runner in the 60. Runs with short, quick, choppy steps.
 

 

Braden Calise SS / RHP / John Carroll, FL / 2021

Positional Profile: SS/RHP
Body: 6-foot-1, 180-pounds. Has a thin, athletic frame.
Defense: Fields off center of body, with a two handed gather.
Arm: RH. INF - 86 mph. Short, high 3/4 arm slot.
Hit: RHH. Starts with wide, open athletic setup. Short leg lift into a toe tap stride. Hands load back and down.  Swings a uphill bat path, staying inside of baseball.
Power: 83 mph exit velocity from the tee. Dead pull, power approach with average bat speed.
Run: 6.92 runner in the 60. Runs with short, quick strides.

Delivery: Quick actions, late drop and drive delivery. Lands slightly open.
Arm Action: RH. High 3/4 arm slot. Flies open.
FB: T89, 87-89 mph. Arm side run, inner part of zone.
CB: 73-74 mph. 10/4 shape.

 

Justin Colon SS / Montverde Academy, FL / 2021

Positional Profile: SS
Body: 6-foot-3, 180-pounds. Has a long, tall, athletic frame, with room to fill in.
Defense: Fields off center of body, with a two handed gather, showing soft hands, with fluid footwork playing through the ball with tempo.
Arm: RH. INF - 92 mph. Has a strong, short, over the top arm slot.
Hit: RHH. Starts with a slightly open setup, with a wide balanced base. Knee bend/heel up, toe down lift. Hands load back and up.  Swings downhill, long bat path, with natural lift getting extension through swing.
Power: 85 mph exit velocity from the tee. Average bat speed, looks for a power approach to CF.
Run: 7.08 runner in the 60. Runs with high, choppy, quick steps.
 

 

Deric Fabian SS / North Marion , FL / 2021

Positional Profile: SS, Florida
Body: 6-foot-3, 185-pounds. Has a long, tall, lanky, athletic frame.
Defense: Fields off center of body, with a two handed gather, showing soft hands, with a clean exchange and fluid footwork. Plays through baseball out front.
Arm: RH. INF - 84 mph. Has a long, high 3/4 arm slot.
Hit: RHH. Starts with a slightly open athletic setup, knee bend/heel up toe down lift with a short stride, hands loading back and down. Swings a long, uphill bat path, stays inside baseball.
Power: 89 mph exit velocity from the tee. Above average bat speed, up the middle approach.
Run: 6.96 runner in the 60. Runs with long, strong strides.
 

 

Anthoine Gonzalez SS / 2B / Central Pointe Academy , FL / 2021

Positional Profile: SS/2B, Bethune Cookman
Body: 5-foot-6, 160-pounds. Has a short, strong, compact, athletic frame.
Defense: Soft hands, smooth exchange. Quick, athletic, fluid footwork, looked natural on the move.
Arm: RH. INF - 81 mph. Short, quick, high 3/4 arm slot.
Hit: Switch. Starts with a closed toed, open athletic setup. High leg kick into a short stride, with quiet barrel tilt load.  Swings a level bat path, with natural lift staying inside baseball.
Power: 85 mph exit velocity from the tee. Gap to gap, line drive/power approach with average bat speed.
Run: 6.93 runner in the 60. Runs with quick, athletic, steps.
 

 

Hector Mangual SS / 3B / TNXL Academy, FL / 2021

Positional Profile: SS/3B, Missouri
Body: 6-foot-4, 190-pounds. Has a tall, strong, athletic frame.
Defense: Fields off center of body, showed a 1 and 2 handed gather.
Arm: RH. INF - 86 mph. Has a short, over the top arm slot.
Hit: RHH. Starts with a tall, slightly closed set up. Smooth leg lift, into short stride. Hands load back and down. Swings short/ quick bat path.
Power: 93 mph exit velocity from the tee. All around approach showed some power. Above average bat speed, staying inside the baseball.
Run: 7.09 runner in the 60. Runs with long, high, choppy strides.
 

 

Connor Moore SS / 2B / St. John's Country Day, FL / 2021

Positional Profile: SS/2B, Florida State
Body: 6-foot, 170-pounds. Has a slim strong legged frame.
Defense: Fields off center of body, with a two handed gather, showing soft hands while moving feet well.
Arm: RH. INF - 93 mph. Strong, long over the top arm slot.
Hit: RHH. Starts with a crouched, open setup. Straight knee/heel up, toe down lift, with short stride.  Swings an uphill bat path, swinging with intent.
Power: 94 mph exit velocity from the tee. Gap to gap, power fly ball approach with above average bat speed.
Run: 6.76 runner in the 60. Runs with choppy feet, flaring out.
 

 

Jake Mummau SS / 3B / Palm Harbor University, FL / 2021

Positional Profile: SS/3B
Body: 6-foot, 165-pounds. Has a thin, lanky, high waisted frame.
Defense: Fields off center of body, two handed gather with soft hands.
Arm: RH. INF - 88 mph. Short, over the top arm slot.
Hit: LHH. Starts with open setup, slightly crouched backwards. High leg kick into a short stride. Hands load back and down.  Swings a level bat path with natural lift. Above average bat speed, staying inside the baseball, with loose hands.
Power: 85 mph exit velocity from the tee. Dead pull, power approach. Loose hands with above average bat speed.
Run: 7.00 runner in the 60. Runs with choppy, wild, steps. Sits back on feet.
 

 

Marcus O'Malley SS / 2B / Barron Collier, FL / 2021

Positional Profile: SS/2B
Body: 5-foot-9, 170-pounds. Has a thin, athletic build.
Defense: Fields off center of body, presenting glove late with a two handed gather, strong actions with fluid footwork.
Arm: RH. INF - 85 mph. Has a short, quick 3/4 arm slot.
Hit: LHH. Starts with slightly open, wide athletic setup. Smooth leg lift into a short stride, with no hand load. Swings a level bat path, with extension through swing.
Power: 88 mph exit velocity from the tee. Dead pull all around contact approach, squaring up baseballs, with above average bat speed.
Run: 7.16 runner in the 60. Runs with high, choppy, aggressive strides.
 

 

Colby Shelton SS / 2B / Bloomingdale , FL / 2022

Positional Profile: SS/2B, Clemson, top left handed hitter in the Florida 2022 class.
Body: 6-foot-1, 182-pounds. Has a strong, compact, tall, athletic build.
Defense: Fields off center of body, presenting glove early with a two handed gather, showing fluid footwork.
Arm: RH. INF - 86 mph. Strong, short, high 3/4 arm slot.
Hit: LHH. Starts with a wide balanced setup, short buckled knee lift into a short stride. Quick/ late hand load, with some barrel tilt.  Swings an uphill bat path, getting extension through swing with natural lift.
Power: 90 mph exit velocity from the tee. Gap to gap, power approach. Ball jumps off the barrel, above average pop, with above average bat speed.
Run: 7.15 runner in the 60. Quick footed runner.
 

 

Alex Ulloa SS / SS / Miami Christian, FL / 2021

Positional Profile: SS, Oklahoma State
Body: 5-foot-11, 180-pounds. Has a strong legged, athletic build.
Defense: Fields off center of body, displaying smooth and easy actions. Uses a two hand gather, showing soft hands, clean exchange, with fluid footwork.
Arm: RH. INF - 93 mph. Has a strong, short, over the top arm slot.
Hit: RHH. Starts with an athletic, middle balanced setup. High leg kick, with a long stride. Hands load back and down, with a barrel tilted load.  Uses a level bat path, with natural lift, and above average bat speed.
Power: 96 mph exit velocity from the tee. Dead pull power approach, squaring up the baseball.
Run: 6.85 runner in the 60. Runs with short, physical, choppy steps.
 

 

Drake Varnado SS / RHP / IMG Academy, FL / 2021

Positional Profile: SS/RHP, Arkansas
Body: 6-foot-2, 175-pounds. Has a thin, slender, athletic frame.
Defense: Fields off center of body, with a two hand gather, clean exchange with smooth and easy actions, and fluid footwork.
Arm: RH. INF - 92 mph. Has a strong, short, quick, 3/4 arm slot.
Hit: RHH. Starts with wide, open athletic setup. Knee lift into a short stride, quiet hands with late barrel tilt. Swings a downhill bat path, with natural lift. Stays inside baseball, with fluid rhythm, producing an easy swing.
Power: 96 mph exit velocity from the tee. Power/line drive approach, gap to gap hitter, relaxed smooth all around hitter, with fast bat speed.
Run: 6.74 runner in the 60. Runs with quick, athletic, choppy steps.
 

 

Jonathan Vastine SS / RHP / Bartow, FL / 2021

Positional Profile: SS/RHP, Vanderbilt
Body: 5-foot-11, 165-pounds. Has a high waisted, thin, strong, athletic frame.
Defense: Fields off center of body with a two handed gather. Showing soft hands with fluid footwork.
Arm: RH. INF - 89 mph. Short, high 3/4 arm slot.
Hit: LHH. Starts with a slightly closed, tall balanced setup. Knee bend/heel up toe down leg load, into a short stride. Hands load back and down.  Swings a level bat path, with natural lift, staying inside baseball and swinging with intent.
Power: 92 mph exit velocity from the tee. Gap to gap, line drive/power approach, squaring up and attacking baseball.
Run: 6.84 runner in the 60. Runs with quick, choppy steps.
 

 

Peter Alexander Vasquez Torres SS / 2B / Leadership Christian Academy, PR / 2021

Positional Profile: SS/2B, Clean above average fielder.
Body: 6-foot, 168-pounds. Has a thin, athletic frame with room to grow.
Defense: Fields off center of body with a two hand gather. Soft hands with smooth and easy actions.
Arm: RH. INF - 87 mph. Has a short, 3/4 arm slot.
Hit: Switch. Starts with a balanced, athletic setup. Short knee lift, hands load back, with slight barrel tilted load, into a short stride.  Swings an uphill bat path.
Power: 86 mph exit velocity from the tee. Switch hitting, line drive, up the middle approach with average bat speed.
Run: 7.22 runner in the 60. Heavy footed runner.
 

 

 

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