Illinois Class of 2019 Showcase: Top Overall Prospects


By Illinois Scouting Staff

The Class of 2019 Showcase took place on Sunday, October 15 at the MAX in McCook, IL. This event featured over 90 prospects from the Class of 2019. Shortly following the event we rolled out the full Statistical Analysis and Quick Hits from the event.

Today we conclude the analysis from the event with the top overall prospects. 

TOP OVERALL PROSPECTS

Beiker Fuentes OF / 2B / Crystal Lake South, IL / 2019

5-foot-10, 165-pound switch hitting OF/SS. High level athlete, solidified himself as one of the top players in Illinois at the event. Filled out the state sheet running a 6.79 60-yard dash, plus arm strength throwing 86 mph across the infield and 93 mph from the outfield. Offensively relaxed setup with good balance from both sides of the plate. Linear leg lift stride with plus bat speed and a slightly uphill swing path. Mechanically repeats well from both sides. Presently stronger from right side where he shows a line drive middle of the field approach. 80 mph exit velocity right-handed and 79 mph exit velocity left-handed. Defensively in the outfield shows natural, fluid actions playing theu the ball. Quick footwork, takes efficient routes. Throws showed easy carry at 93 mph. In the infield displayed soft, sure hands with a swift transfer working thru the baseball. Throws showed carry across the infield at 86 mph.

 

 

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