Cape Cod League Prospects: Yarmouth-Dennis
August 15, 2019
The Red Sox finished in 3rd place in the East Division with an overall record of 22-19-3. They won both games over Orleans in the first round of the playoffs before being swept in the East Division Finals by Harwich. Y-D received the Commissioner's Cup which is presented to the team that demonstrates the highest level of integrity and professionalism on and off the field.
Austin Wells (Arizona) was voted the Outstanding Pro Prospect. All-Stars included Wells, Riley King(Georgia), Wyatt Young (Pepperdine) and Noah Campbell (South Carolina). Top professional prospects for Y-D are the sophomore-eligible Wells in 2020 and Young for 2021.
Jack Leftwich, RHP, Florida, 2020– At 6-foot-3, 215 pounds, Leftwich boasts a sturdy build and average athleticism on the mound, utilizing a high-three-quarters slot to drive downhill with his on-line stride to the plate. The fastball consistently worked 91-to-93 mph early in his starts before dropping down to the 89-to-91 mph range a couple innings in. Leftwich can get arm-side action on the heater, but with limited bore. His best offering at present is an above-average low-80s slider that should be a plus pitch at maturity. He uses the offering...