Preseason All State Spotlight 2020 OF Brandon Fields


Mike Maerz
Director of Florida Operations/Area Scout



On January 27th, 2018 at IMG Academy in Bradenton, FL, 100 of the top high school prospects ranging from the 2018-2021 classes will participate in Preseason All-State which is the premier kickoff event for the 2018 spring high school season. Preseason All-State will feature high-end 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 OF Brandon Fields of Dr. Phillips HS, FL.


Brandon Fields

Class of 2020 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2020
  • Primary Position: OF
  • High School: Dr. Phillips
    State: FL
  • Summer Team: Chet Lemon's Juice
  • Height: 6-0
    Weight: 202lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

Statistics

Position
6.89
60-yard
89
OF Velo
(01/26/19)
91
Exit Velo
(01/26/19)
Position
60-yard
7.09
OF Velo
89
Exit Velo
91

Scouting Report

10/08/16- 5-foot-10, 180 pounder with a physical, athletic, build with a strong lower half. Displays above average bat speed at the plate with quick hands. On the base paths, he is aggressive and takes advantage of fielder’s mistakes. Gets good jumps on the pitcher. In the outfield his athleticism and speed allow him to run down anything into the gaps. Possesses smart baseball instincts and as he logs more at-bats, improves his mechanics, he will continue to be a high follow for his class.

9/17/16- The 5-foot-10, 180 pound physical OF/3B shows high end athleticism and a lot of quick twitch actions. He has stood out before and continues to become more and more physical. With that increased physicality has come a little stiffness, but he was still impressive. At the plate, he has a bit of a wrapped top hand, but still creates plus bat speed for his class. The swing is a little shouldered and he tended to cut himself off before getting fully extended, but when he gets fully extended the ball jumps off of the bat. As he continues to figure out the mechanics and his body, the high end bat speed and hand-eye coordination could lend to some high-end power in the future. Even with some of these adjustments he can make, he still drove the ball to the pull side in batting practice as well as a double off of the left field wall in the game. Defensively, he moves extremely well in the outfield. He shows the ability to really be able to go get the baseball. He currently relies on his athleticism to get him in the right spot, but showed a few really good routes as well. Also showed an average arm with some effort. Overall, the pure athleticism could not get much better for someone his age and the potential is limitless. There are some things that will need to be cleaned up in the swing to hit higher level pitching, but there is no reason to believe these things won’t happen with more at-bats under his belt.

6/6/15 - 5-foot-9 160 pounds with an athletic and lean body with strength. Good rhythm at the plate with a good separation for his load. Slightly open in his stance and gets into a strong hitting position before he starts his swing. He has a nice swing plane and the ball jumps off his bat. Appears to be an above average runner.