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Class of 2017 Showcase Preview: John Carpinelli

The Class of 2017 Showcase is coming October 18 to The Max in McCook, IL. This event will bring several of the top uncommitted juniors from the state of Illinois to workout. As we lead up to the event, now less than a week away, we will continue to preview several of the top players scheduled to be in attendance.

Unsigned Senior Showcase

John Carpinelli

Justin Weber

High School: Buffalo Grove
Height: 6-3
Weight: 185
B/T: L/R




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Scouting Report:
2/22/15- 6-foot-2, 170-pound, left-handed hitting infielder. In the field has a long, stiff arm action from a low ¾ arm slot. Some carry on throws with slower actions. Quick release with some lateral agility. Threw 76 mph across the infield. At the plate hits from a balanced open stance with a leg lift stride and good balance. Line drive pull hitter. Flashes a quick bat. 82 mph exit velocity from a tee. Home to first at 4.64.

Labor Day Challenege - 9.5.15 - 6-foot-2, 170-pound, left-handed hitting third baseman with a lanky, athletic frame. Offensively hits from balanced, open stance with a short leg lift stride. Long, uphill swing path with some feel foe the barrel. Went 1-3 in the game with a triple. was the biggest winner at the Labor Day Challenge. The athletic 6-foot-2, 170-pound infielder features a loose, easy left-handed swing. He consistently barreled the baseball all weekend long, capped by a 2-for-3 performance with a double, triple and four RBI (with wood). He has a relaxed plate approach and creates barrel whip through the zone.

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