Recruiting Roundup: Who's Heading Where?

By Matt Huck          
Area Scout

Every Friday National Scouting Supervisor Nathan Rode provides a roundup of insider recruiting information and commitments throughout the PBR coverage area: The Buzz. CLICK HERE to take a look at this week’s National Buzz. With that in mind, let’s take an in depth look at the Florida prospects who have committed to colleges, with detailed scouting information.

Anthony Espinal, RHP, Sarasota, 2017
Miami Dade

7/5/15: 6-foot-3 195 pounds with a tall, lean, long, and projectable body. Long, loose high 3/4 arm action. He stays in line for the most part, can occasionally fly open. He uses his lower half well and his velocity will increase with strength and maturity. 86-88 mph with a 75 mph CB.

Bailey Mantilla, LHP, American Heritage, 2018

12/7/14 SF Elite Tryout-Thick body with H3/4 slot. Loose arm with fluid delivery. FB is 80-81 mph with tail. CV was slurvey at 63-64 mph. Throws strikes.

Isaiah Thomas, OF, Benjamin, 2018

9/12/15 - 6-foot-2, 170 pound outfielder with a loose lean athletic live projectable body. Has a loose quick bat with late bat speed. Good strength and quickness in his hands. Ball jumps off his bat. Will have big future power. Can drive ball to both gaps. Athletic actions in the outfield with good instincts. Made a great over the head catch in deep CF. Showed above average range. Has a solid average ML arm. Throws have good carry. Ran a 6.7 60. Should become a 2018 draft.

Paul McIntosh, C, Dade Christian, 2016
Seminole State

Brandon Madero, SS, Freedom, 2016
Palm Beach State

Garrett Capman, C, DeLand, 2016

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