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2022 Senior State Games: East Analysis


PBR Florida
PBR Florida Staff

The 2022 Senior State Games took place September 24-25 at Jackie Robinson Ballpark in Daytona Beach, FL. The event featured players from the 2023-2024 classes participating in a pro-style workout and game on day one followed by two more games on day two in front of the PBR Florida Scouting Staff.

To view all the stats from the event, check out our Stats Story. Today we will break down each player from the East Region with scouting reports. Take a look

East Analysis

Antonio Aguilar RHP / RHP / Lake Nona, FL / 2023

Position Profile: RHP/RHP
Body: 5-11, 180-pounds. Stocky frame.
Delivery: Tall and fall delivery.
Arm Action: RH. Short, High 3/4.
FB: T79.6, 77-78 mph. Slight armside run. T2094, 1975 average rpm.
SL: 70-72 mph. Gradual 10/4 break. T2034, 1898 average rpm.
CH: 69-69 mph. Fades armside. T1614, 1564 average rpm.

 

Jaden Bastian OF / 2B / The First Academy , FL / 2023

Position Profile: OF/2B
Body: 5-11, 178-pounds. Physical, strong lower half.
Hit: RHH. High hands. Gap to gap with power potential. Above average bat speed.
Power: 98 max exit velocity, averaged 84.6 mph. 333' max distance.
Arm: RH. OF-85 mph. Short, H3/4 action.
Defense: Athletic feet, works through the ball.
Run: 6.58 runner in the 60.

 

Ethan Beal OF / OF / Lake Brantley, FL / 2023

Position Profile: OF/OF
Body: 5-11, 165-pounds. Lean, athletic frame.
Hit: RHH. Mature, athletic base. Ready hands. Level path working the whole field. Contact hitter.
Power: 96 max exit velocity, averaged 89.3 mph. 322' max distance.
Arm: RH. OF-86 mph. Short, loose arm action.
Defense: Quick feet, fields out front.
Run: 6.58 runner in the 60.

 

Dom Bello C / 1B / Bishop Moore Catholic , FL / 2023

Position Profile: C/1B
Body: 6-3, 190-pounds. Strong frame.
Hit: RHH. Athletic setup. Big load. Power potential. Ball jumps off the bat.
Power: 92 max exit velocity, averaged 84.7 mph. 336' max distance.
Arm: RH. C-73 mph. Quick arm action with accuracy.
Defense: 1.99-2.11 pop times. Athletic base, smooth out the crouch.
Run: 7.31 runner in the 60.

 

Braylen Butler SS / 3B / Mount Dora , FL / 2023

Position Profile: SS/3B
Body: 6-3, 180-pounds. Lanky, athletic frame.
Hit: SH. Tall setup. Simple actions. Level path with bat speed. Line drive approach.
Power: 92 max exit velocity, averaged 80.1 mph. 329' max distance.
Arm: RH. INF-81 mph. Loose 3/4 action.
Defense: Quick first step, average hands.
Run: 7.14 runner in the 60.

 

Javier Caro OF / 2B / University, FL / 2023

Position Profile: OF/2B
Body: 5-11, 160-pounds. Lean, athletic frame.
Hit: RHH. Tall, narrow setup. Level path. Stays inside the baseball.
Power: 87 max exit velocity, averaged 75.3 mph. 233' max distance.
Arm: RH. OF-78 mph. 3/4 action. Average arm.
Defense: Moves well with athletic actions.
Run: 6.98 runner in the 60.

 

Jose Castelo SS / 2B / Booker, FL / 2023

Position Profile: SS/2B
Body: 5-10, 178-pounds. Athletic with physicality.
Hit: RHH. Loose, active hands. Level path working up the middle.
Power: 88 max exit velocity, averaged 76.8 mph. 278' max distance.
Arm: RH. INF-78 mph.Short 3/4 action.
Defense: Under control with quick hands.
Run: 6.83 runner in the 60.

 

Eric Correa OF / 1B / Montverde Academy, FL / 2023

Position Profile: OF/1B
Body: 5-11, 190-pounds. Physical, athletic frame.
Hit: LHH. Quiet, mature setup. Loose hands. Works pull side gap with power potential.
Power: 94 max exit velocity, averaged 86.7 mph. 370' max distance.
Arm: LH. OF-89 mph. Loose above average arm.
Defense: Fields athletically with momentum towards target.

 

Gavin Dicks LHP / OF / Lake Wales , FL / 2023

Position Profile: LHP/OF
Body: 6-3, 165-pounds. Tall, lanky frame.
Hit: LHH. Tall, athletic setup. Creates leverage in the path. Works gap to gap with power potential. Present bat speed.
Power: 93 max exit velocity, averaged 85.9 mph. 298' max distance.
Arm: LH. OF-90 mph. Over the top slot. Above average arm.
Defense: Athletic actions working through the ball.
Run: 6.94 runner in the 60.

Delivery: Balanced drop and drive delivery.
Arm Action: LH. Loose over the top slot.
FB: T85.1, 82-84 mph. Heavy with life. T2490, 2240 average rpm.
CB: 69-71 mph. Sharp 11/5 break. T2370, 2254 average rpm.
CH: 75-77 mph. T2503, 2224 average rpm.

 

Oscar Hernandez RHP / 1B / Montverde Academy, FL / 2023

Position Profile: RHP/1B
Body: 6-4, 229-pounds. Physical frame.
Delivery: Athletic tall and fall delivery.
Arm Action: RH. Quick H3/4 action.
FB: T87.6, 83-88 mph. Natural armside life. T2161, 2025 average rpm.
SL: 71-75 mph. Sweeping action. T1804, 1654 average rpm.
CH: 79-79 mph. Armside fade. T2002, 1969 average rpm.

 

Matthew Heyl LHP / OF / Montverde Academy, FL / 2023

Position Profile: LHP/OF
Body: 6-0, 160-pounds. Lean, athletic frame.
Delivery: Up tempo drop and drive delivery.
Arm Action: LH. Quick H3/4 action. Hides ball well.
FB: T88.6, 86-88 mph. Armside life with some sink. T2340, 2087 average rpm.
SL: 74-76 mph. Gradual 10/4 break. T2193, 1977 average rpm.
CH: 78-78 mph. T2056, 2056 average rpm.

 

Logan Hughes 1B / OF / Winter Springs, FL / 2023

Position Profile: 1B/OF
Body: 6-0, 190-pounds. Physical, athletic frame.
Hit: LHH. Mature, athletic action. Gap to gap power potential. Easy juice on contact. Feel for the barrel.
Power: 96 max exit velocity, averaged 91.5 mph. 372' max distance.
Arm: LH. INF-74 mph. Easy 3/4 action.
Defense: Solid defender at 1B.
Run: 6.96 runner in the 60.

 

Robert Hurlock RHP / 1B / Olympia , FL / 2023

Position Profile: RHP/1B
Body: 6-2, 195-pounds. Athletic frame with some physicality.
Delivery: Balanced drop and drive delivery.
Arm Action: RH. Short H3/4 action.
FB: T87.5, 85-87 mph. Life up in the zone. T2395, 2228 average rpm.
CB: 69-71 mph. Tight sweeping action. T2449, 2405 average rpm.
SL: 77-81 mph. 10/4 break. T2595, 2464 average rpm.
CH: 79-79 mph. T1433, 1433 average rpm.

 

Derek Lopez C / RHP / Olympia, FL / 2023

Position Profile: C/RHP
Body: 6-0, 178-pounds. Lean, athletic frame.
Hit: SH. Quick twitch actions. Active hands. Above average bat speed. Creates leverage working gap to gap.
Power: 94 max exit velocity, averaged 83.1 mph. 331' max distance.
Arm: RH. C-81 mph. Quick H3/4 action. Accurate.
Defense: 1.94-1.97 pop times. Moves well behind the plate. Uber quick out the crouch.
Run: 6.67 runner in the 60.

Delivery: Up tempo, athletic delivery.
Arm Action: RH. Quick, loose arm action. Over the top slot.
FB: T87.2, 84-87 mph. Jumps out of hand. Onto hitters quick. T2182, 2088 average rpm.
CB: 65-68 mph. Gradual 10/4 break. T1961, 1924 average rpm.

 

Brody Pezza OF / Oviedo , FL / 2023

Position Profile: OF
Body: 6-1, 170-pounds. Athletic frame with physicality.
Hit: RHH. Tall, athletic setup. Present bat speed working gap to gap with juice off the bat.
Power: 91 max exit velocity, averaged 83.5 mph. 332' max distance.
Arm: RH. OF-83 mph. Easy 3/4 arm action.
Defense: Quiet feet with athletic actions defensively.
Run: 7.41 runner in the 60.

 

Jose Puig SS / Trinity Christian Academy , FL / 2023

Position Profile: SS
Body: 5-9, 170-pounds. Athletic frame.
Hit: RHH. Quiet, simple setup. Hands stay inside the baseball. Works the pull side gap.
Power: 81 max exit velocity, averaged 76.4 mph. 297' max distance.
Arm: RH.
Defense:
Run: 7.56 runner in the 60.

 

Joshua Quezada SS / 3B / McKeel Academy of Technology, FL / 2023

Position Profile: SS/3B
Body: 5-10, 170-pounds. Physical, athletic frame.
Hit: LHH. Easy athletic actions. Loose hands. Uphill path. Works pull side gap with ease.
Power: 90 max exit velocity, averaged 83.7 mph. 304' max distance.
Arm: RH. INF-84 mph.Quick H3/4 action.
Defense: Athletic actions with above average hands at short.
Run: 7.20 runner in the 60.

 

Braden Rapp C / TNXL Academy, FL / 2023

Position Profile: C
Body: 5-10, 200-pounds. Stocky frame.
Hit: RHH. Wide base. Stays in rhythm. Loose hands working gap to gap with power potential.
Power: 94 max exit velocity, averaged 85.4 mph. 323' max distance.
Arm: RH. C-79 mph. H3/4 action with strength to the bag.
Defense: 2.05-2.16 pop times. Moves well behind the plate. Quick glove transfer.
Run: 7.84 runner in the 60.

 

Luis Rivero OF / 3B / Hagerty, FL / 2023

Position Profile: OF/3B
Body: 6-1, 190-pounds. Lean, athletic frame.
Hit: RHH. Mature actions. Loose hands. Short, compact swing. Quick to the ball. Level path.
Power: 95 max exit velocity, averaged 87.9 mph. 357' max distance.
Arm: RH. OF-81 mph. H3/4 action with a quick release.
Defense: Clean, athletic actions in the OF.
Run: 6.78 runner in the 60.

 

Kalayo Shaw SS / OF / St. Martins Catholic Secondary , ON / 2023

Position Profile: SS/OF
Body: 6-0, 175-pounds. Physical, athletic frame.
Hit: RHH. Simple narrow setup. Level path working gap to gap. Ball jumps off the bat.
Power: 99 max exit velocity, averaged 90 mph. 357' max distance.
Arm: RH. INF-80 mph.Short H3/4 action.
Defense: Works under control with quick hands.
Run: 7.11 runner in the 60.

 

Matthew Shumate RHP / 3B / Lake Mary , FL / 2023

Position Profile: RHP/3B
Body: 6-2, 205-pounds. Lean, athletic frame.
Delivery: Balanced, athletic delivery.
Arm Action: RH. Clean, loose H3/4 action.
FB: T89.4, 87-89 mph. Heavy armside run. T2419, 2272 average rpm.
SL: 74-77 mph. Sweeping action. T2218, 2147 average rpm.
CH: 78-78 mph. T2058, 2058 average rpm.

 

Keegan Zinn RHP / OF / Lake Minneola, FL / 2023

Position Profile: RHP/OF
Body: 6-2, 165-pounds. Lean, athletic frame.
Hit: RHH. Tall, athletic setup. Creates leverage working gap to gap.
Power: 91 max exit velocity, averaged 78.1 mph. 338' max distance.
Arm: RH. OF-93 mph. 3/4 action with an above average arm.
Defense: Quick feet with mature athletic actions.
Run: 6.95 runner in the 60.

Delivery: Tall and fall delivery.
Arm Action: RH. Short, quick 3/4 action.
FB: T89.8, 87-89 mph. Natural armside run. T2310, 2124 average rpm.
SL: 75-78 mph. Sharp action. T2670, 2457 average rpm.

 

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

SHOWCASE STATE DATE LOCATION
2022 Junior State Games (Invite-Only) FL 10/15 College of Central Florida
2022 Rising Stars State Games (Invite-Only) FL 10/29 Jackie Robinson Ballpark
2022 Sophomore State Games (Invite-Only) FL 11/12 Eastern Florida State College
2022 PBR Florida Holiday Classic FL 12/17 Sanford Memorial Stadium
2023 PBR Canada Spring Training Showcase FL 03/11 Launchpad Sports Complex