Preseason All-State Underclass: Pitcher Analysis


By: Illinois Scouting Staff

On Feb. 26, the PBR Illinois staff hosted the Preseason All-State: Underclass showcase at The MAX in McCook, Ill., featuring many of the state’s top players inside both the 2024 and 2025 classes. This invite-only event helped our staff gain a clearer picture of the on-the-rise underclassmen from around the state heading into the spring season. 

For a complete list of the player’s that attended this event, click HERE.

In the week that followed this event, we produced post-event analysis that includes performance highlights inside of our Quick Hits story, a look at the traditional stats measured within our Statistical Analysis piece, batted-ball and pitch data compiled in TrackMan Files, swing metrics captured on the Blast Motion Board, and sight scores from an athletic perspective tracked on the Vizual Edge Scoreboard.

You can learn more about the state-of-the-art technologies featured at our showcases within the hyperlinks above. We rolled out the position players from the week, starting with the catchers and outfielders, and finishing out with the infield crop. Today, we’ll round out this event with the pitchers, which you can find below.

TOP 2024 PITCHING PROSPECTS

1. Ryan Sloan, York (IL), 2024 Wake Forest commit.
Positional Profile: RHP
Body: 6-3, 200-pounds. Long, lanky build.
Delivery: Drop and drive delivery. Coiled front side at balance point. Works on line with target. Falls off to the first base side.
Arm Action: RH. Long arm action, loose and free. Natural high 3/4 slot.
FB: T91.7, 88.6-91.7 mph. Advanced arm side run and sink. T2171, 2126 average rpm.
SL: 74.3-76.0 mph. 10/4 shape. Tight spin. Above average lateral action. T2233, 2173 average rpm.
CH: 75.8-80.6 mph. Thrown from a lower arm slot. Sinking action. Turns it over. T2020, 1908 average rpm.

2. Luke Weber, Highland Park (IL), 2024
Positional Profile: RHP
Body: 5-11, 170-pounds. Well-proportioned frame.
Delivery: Athletic, drop and drive delivery. Highly repeatable. Works on line with target. Lands with a closed front toe.
Arm Action: RH. Ultra loose arm action, high 3/4 slot.
FB: T87.9, 87.0-87.7 mph. Running action to the arm side. T1979, 1907 average rpm.
SL: 76.7-78.7 mph. 10/4 shape. Short, tight action. Thrown aggressively with feel. T1867, 1807 average rpm.
CH: 79.0-81.2 mph. Deceptive arm speed, above average sinking action to the arm side. T1919, 1882 average rpm.

3. Luke Teschke, Monticello (IL), 2024; Illinois State commit.
Positional Profile: RHP
Body: 6-0, 165-pounds. Athletic build.
Delivery: Repeatable, tall and fall delivery. High front side, lands square.
Arm Action: RH. Loose and free, high 3/4 slot.
FB: T88.1, 86.9-88.0 mph. Running action to the arm side. Life through the zone. T2312, 2160 average rpm.
CB: 72.4-74.8 mph. Thrown aggressively at fastball arm speed. 11/5 shape. T2099, 2040 average rpm.
CH: 74.6-75.6 mph. Fading action. Flashed hard sinking action at times. T2163, 2111 average rpm.

4. Malachi Paplanus, Huntley (IL), 2024
Positional Profile: RHP
Body: 6-1, 180-pounds. Well-proportioned frame.
Delivery: Stretch-only. Athletic, drop and drive delivery. Efficient lower half. Remains in line to the plate, front foot lands square.
Arm Action: RH. Long draw out of the glove. Quick arm action, high 3/4 slot.
FB: T89.3, 86.6-88.5 mph. Running action to the arm side. T2311, 2280 average rpm.
CB: 74.3-76.9 mph. 11/5 shape. High spin. Out pitch potential. T2610, 2473 average rpm.
CH: 79.3-81.8 mph. Flashed hard darting action to the arm side. T1761, 1679 average rpm.

5. Wyatt Mammen, Lincoln (IL), 2024
Positional Profile: RHP
Body: 6-3, 200-pounds. Tall, lean build.
Delivery: Athletic delivery. Slight drop and drive lower half into a long stride, remains in line with the plate while front foot lands slightly closed.
Arm Action: RH. Long draw out of the glove. Loose, whippy arm action. Works from a 3/4 slot.
FB: T89.9, 88.7-89.7 mph. Hard and heavy. T1974, 1823 average rpm.
CB: 68.9-72.3 mph. Decelerates. Slurve type action. T1805, 1676 average rpm.
CH: 72.0-75.3 mph. Fading action. Tends to get underneath. Flashed sinking action. Kills spin. T1444, 1329 average rpm.

6. Ethan Eberle, Normal Community (IL), 2024
Positional Profile: LHP/1B
Body: 6-4, 200-pounds. Tall, lanky levers.
Delivery: Up-tempo, tall and fall delivery, tall at balance point, works on line.
Arm Action: LH. Long arm action, 3/4 slot.
FB: T84.8, 82.7-84.2 mph. Hard running action to the arm side. T2198, 2073 average rpm.
CB: 67.4-69.7 mph. 1/7 shape. Late break. Depth. T2224, 2058 average rpm.
CH: 76.7-77.4 mph. Maintains arm speed. A bit firm at times. T1892, 1828 average rpm.

7. Trevor Rehnstrom, Glenbard East (IL), 2024
Positional Profile: RHP
Body: 6-2, 170-pounds. Long, athletic frame.
Delivery: Smooth, repeatable, tall and fall delivery. Slight drop and drive lower half. Works on line. Lands front toe closed.
Arm Action: RH. Connected arm path. Easy arm action, high 3/4 slot.
FB: T85.7, 83.7-85.7 mph. Plays straight. T2299, 2198 average rpm.
CB: 73.4-74.3 mph. 11/5 shape. Thrown at fastball arm speed. T2272, 2255 average rpm.
CH: 77.0-77.6 mph. Sinking action. Deceptive arm speed. Plays well off the fastball. T1884, 1814 average rpm.

8. Cole Noreuil, Delavan (IL), 2024
Positional Profile: 3B/RHP
Body: 6-0, 175-pounds. Athletic build.
Delivery: Smooth tall and fall delivery. Slight drop and drive lower half down the mound while remaining in line with target. Lands front toe closed.
Arm Action: RH. Long arm action, high 3/4 slot.
FB: T86.5, 84.7-86.0 mph. Plays straight. Feel for the bottom of the zone. T2096, 2048 average rpm.
CB: 67.3-69.1 mph. Depth, 11/5 shape. Feel. T1872, 1837 average rpm.
SPLT: 72-74 mph. Tumbling action. Aggressive arm speed.

9. Daniel Cercello, Neuqua Valley (IL), 2024
Positional Profile: RHP/OF
Body: 6-5, 175-pounds. Long, lanky build. Projectable.
Delivery: Fluid tempo, works with a drop and drive lower half before striding in line with the plate. Flexible lower half, front foot lands closed.
Arm Action: RH. Long draw out of the glove. Loose arm action, 3/4 slot.
FB: T86.4, 84.2-86.2 mph. Heavy sinking action to the arm side. T2160, 2097 average rpm.
CB: 70.7-72.6 mph. Slight deceleration, slurve type break. T1957, 1761 average rpm.
CH: 74.5-77.6 mph. Slight deceleration of arm. Flashed sinking action. T1730, 1683 average rpm.

10. Tom Ford, Lisle (IL), 2024
Positional Profile: RHP/1B
Body: 6-5, 190-pounds. Long, lanky build. Projectable.
Delivery: Pitched exclusively from the stretch, slow paced leg lift. Up-tempo delivery from balance point, slight drop and drive lower half while remaining in line.
Arm Action: RH. Long arm swing. Loose arm action, high 3/4 slot.
FB: T87.1, 83.5-86.1 mph. Straight four seam fastball. T2471, 2337 average rpm.
SL: 72.7-75.5 mph. Hard slider, 10/4 shape, darting late lateral action. T2274, 2236 average rpm.
CH: 77.2-78.4 mph. Straight change, occasional arm side fade. T2180, 2068 average rpm.

10. Keegan Waters, Morris (IL), 2024
Positional Profile: RHP/C
Body: 6-3, 185-pounds. Tall, lean build.
Delivery: Side saddle. Loose, tall and fall delivery. Coil through front hip at balance point. Works on line to target. Front side opens early at times.
Arm Action: RH. Loose, clean arm action. 3/4 slot.
FB: T85.4, 82.3-85.2 mph. Heavy. Hard sinking action. T1962, 1750 average rpm.
CB: 70.3-72.6 mph. Slurve type action. Some lateral movement at times. Thrown from same arm slot as fastball. T2108, 1954 average rpm.
SL: 71.4-74.0 mph. 10/4 shape. Gets around it. Back up action at times. T1714, 1642 average rpm.
CH: 75.0-77.8 mph. Fading and sinking action. T1589, 1538 average rpm.

TOP 2025 PITCHING PROSPECTS

1. Xavier Crowder, Montini Catholic (IL), 2025
Positional Profile: SS/RHP
Body: 5-10, 170-pounds. Well-proportioned frame.
Delivery: Athletic delivery, low effort, works slightly across body.
Arm Action: RH. Live, easy arm action. High 3/4 slot.
FB: T90.7, 84.9-90.0 mph. Electric fastball with lively carry and finish through the zone. T2489, 2401 average rpm.
CB: 69.7-71.7 mph. 12/6 to 11/5 shape. Good feel for the zone. Depth. Sharp, late break. Out pitch potential.  T2812, 2686 average rpm.
CH: 77.3-81.0 mph. Fading action to the arm side. Feel for the zone. T1763, 1643 average rpm.

2. Joey Olson, St. Laurence (IL), 2025; Louisville commit.
Positional Profile: LHP
Body: 6-0, 185-pounds. Athletic build.
Delivery: Up-tempo, athletic delivery, tall and fall delivery. High leg lift, abbreviated balanced point. Strong front side. Lands front toe closed.
Arm Action: LH. Quick, clean arm action. High 3/4 slot.
FB: T85.9, 83.7-85.2 mph. Plays straight, controls the zone. T2074, 1973 average rpm.
CB: 68.7-70.4 mph. 1/7 shape, occasional depth, above-average action and feel for his age. T2109, 1999 average rpm.
CH: 73.2-74.6 mph. Slight fading action, thrown with fastball arm speed and intent to locate at bottom of the zone. T1557, 1459 average rpm.

3. Jackson Natanek, Brother Rice (IL), 2025
Positional Profile: SS/RHP
Body: 5-10, 155-pounds. Athletic build. Plenty of room for continued physical development.
Delivery: Twitchy, up-tempo delivery, pre-loads back knee before moving into a strong drop and drive lower-half, works in line with the plate, closed front foot at landing.
Arm Action: RH. Long, loose arm swing out of the glove. Quick arm action, high 3/4 slot.
FB: T83.2, 82.2-83.0 mph. High spin fastball--Life and carry through the zone. T2573, 2459 average rpm.
SL: 71.3-73.6 mph. Hard slider. Tight spin. Out pitch potential. T2679, 2592 average rpm.

4. Cody Freitas, Bradley-Bourbonnais (IL), 2025 Illinois State commit.
Positional Profile: RHP/3B
Body: 5-11, 170-pounds. Well-proportioned frame.
Delivery: Tall and fall delivery, repeats while moving efficiently in-line, strong drop and drive lower half with front foot landing square.
Arm Action: RH. Short arm draw out of glove with stabbing action. Quick arm, high 3/4 slot.
FB: T86.1, 85.3-85.8 mph. Plays with carry through the zone. T2186, 1957 average rpm.
CB: 70.5-72.1 mph. 12/6 shape. T2170, 2039 average rpm.
CH: 79.6-81.0 mph. Sinking action. Maintains arm speed. T2157, 1945 average rpm.

5. Talan Hull, Galva (IL), 2025
Positional Profile: LHP/OF
Body: 6-3, 195-pounds. Tall, strong build.
Delivery: Works from third base side, rotational delivery, lands on line.
Arm Action: LH. Long, loose arm action. High 3/4 slot.
FB: T82.7, 79.8-82.0 mph. Plays straight. T1909, 1568 average rpm.
CB: 69.5-71.6 mph. Shows gradual depth, 12/6 tendency. T1571, 1549 average rpm.
CH: 74.2-75.5 mph. Maintains arm speed, slight sinking and fading action. T1402, 1285 average rpm.

BEST OF THE REST (LISTED ALPHABETICALLY)

Jimmy Anderson, Joliet West (IL), 2024
Positional Profile: SS/3B
Body: 5-11, 175-pounds. Well-proportioned frame.
Delivery: Drop and drive delivery, high front side, works across body.
Arm Action: RH. Short draw out of the glove. Over-the-top slot.
FB: T81.7, 78.1-80.4 mph. Straight four seam fastball, plays true. T2071, 1973 average rpm.
CB: 64.8-65.6 mph. 12/6 shape, showed gradual depth. T1940, 1898 average rpm.
CH: 70.2-71.7 mph. Consistent sinking action. T1422, 1372 average rpm.

Cameron Armstrong, Providence Catholic (IL), 2025
Positional Profile: RHP/3B
Body: 5-8, 162-pounds. Well-proportioned frame.
Delivery: Works from the first base side. Drop and drive delivery. Works on line with target. Lands front toe open.
Arm Action: RH. Loose arm action, high 3/4 slot.
FB: T79.9, 78.2-79.9 mph. Sinking action. T2136, 2086 average rpm.
CB: 65.4-67.0 mph. 11/5 shape, depth. T2152, 2036 average rpm.
CH: 70.4-71.8 mph. Fading and sink action. T1573, 1497 average rpm.

Zach Baka, Montini Catholic (IL), 2025
Positional Profile: RHP/2B
Body: 6-0, 165-pounds. Broad shoulders. Upside frame.
Delivery: Crossfire delivery, lands closed, balanced finish.
Arm Action: RH. Loose, whippy arm action. High 3/4 slot.
FB: T81.2, 80.1-81.0 mph. Slight sinking action. T2243, 2137 average rpm.
CB: 68.1-70.0 mph. 11/5 shape. T2032, 1973 average rpm.
CH: 75.9-77.6 mph. Fading action to arm side. T2021, 1960 average rpm.

Will Carter, Whitney Young (IL), 2025
Positional Profile: RHP/OF
Body: 6-4, 180-pounds. Long, lanky build. High upside frame.
Delivery: Directional delivery, shoulder and hip tilt, high front side.
Arm Action: RH. Plunges out of the glove into a high 3/4 slot.
FB: T82.9, 81.2-82.9 mph. Plays downhill. Creates angle and tilt. Intent to play at the bottom of the zone. T1907, 1815 average rpm.
SL: 66.5-68.9 mph. 10/4 shape. T2217, 2084 average rpm.
CH: 71.0-74.4 mph. Decelerates arm. Consistent sinking action. Feel for the bottom of the zone.  T1591, 1450 average rpm.

David Cox, Nazareth (IL), 2024
Positional Profile: SS/3B
Body: 6-3, 180-pounds. Long, lean build.
Delivery: Crossfire delivery, works from third base side, closed landing, athletic finish.
Arm Action: RH. Short, compact draw out of the glove. Loose, quick arm action. 3/4 arm slot.
FB: T84.2, 81.0-83.8 mph. Plays straight. Life through the zone. T2282, 2167 average rpm.
SL: 67.4-70.7 mph. 10/4 shape, flashed lateral action. T2018, 1888 average rpm.
CH: 72.1-74.3 mph. Sinking action. T1893, 1791 average rpm.

Ryan Dabe, Huntley (IL), 2025
Positional Profile: SS/RHP
Body: 6-1, 160-pounds. Lean build. Projectable frame.
Delivery: Tilt and topple delivery, short stride, works on line, balanced at finish.
Arm Action: RH. Short arm action, over-the-top slot. Some effort.
FB: T78, 76.7-78.0 mph. Plays straight. T1980, 1927 average rpm.
CB: 58.3-61.0 mph. 11/5 shape. Long, slow, gradual break. T1795, 1750 average rpm.
SL: 64.8-65.9 mph. 10/4 shape. T1914, 1889 average rpm.
CH: 65.0-71.0 mph. Plays mostly straight. Fading action to the arm side at times. T1572, 1330 average rpm.

AJ Davis, Morton (IL), 2024
Positional Profile: RHP/1B
Body: 6-5, 180-pounds. Long levers. Lanky build.
Delivery: Up-tempo drop and drive delivery. Closed landing.
Arm Action: RH. Long draw out of the glove. High 3/4 slot.
FB: T82.7, 81.2-82.6 mph. Consistent sinking action to the arm side. T2071, 1962 average rpm.
CB: 67.2-69.3 mph. Slurve type break. T1987, 1945 average rpm.
CH: 72.6-73.2 mph. Flashed sinking action. T1508, 1439 average rpm.

Braden Deverman, Normal University (IL), 2025
Positional Profile: RHP/SS
Body: 5-11, 140-pounds. Lean build.
Delivery: Athletic delivery. Some effort, strong front side, lands square with front toe closed.
Arm Action: RH. Clean arm action, high 3/4 slot.
FB: T80.2, 78.9-80.0 mph. Mostly straight. T2217, 2116 average rpm.
CB: 66.2-67.9 mph. 11/5 shape. T2096, 2029 average rpm.
CH: 65.7-68.6 mph. Slight fading action. T1770, 1692 average rpm.

Trevor Geis, Mascoutah (IL), 2024
Positional Profile: OF/RHP
Body: 6-2, 170-pounds. High-waisted.
Delivery: High effort, tall and fall delivery. Works from first base side. Works on line with a strong front side. Recoil finish.
Arm Action: RH. Long arm action, high 3/4 slot.
FB: T83.1, 80.1-82.4 mph. Straight four seam fastball, plays true. T2184, 2035 average rpm.
SL: 66.4-68.9 mph. Occasional lateral action.  T2029, 1957 average rpm.
CH: 72.4-74.4 mph. Occasional fading and sinking action to the arm side. T963, 906 average rpm.

Casey Giemzik, Brother Rice (IL), 2024
Positional Profile: RHP/1B
Body: 6-2, 205-pounds. Athletic build. Developed lower half.
Delivery: Up-tempo, hybrid windup. Strong lower half that moves well down the mound, drop and drive while striding in-line, front foot lands square.
Arm Action: RH. Short, clean arm out of the glove, 3/4 slot.
FB: T86.5, 84.1-86.2 mph. Four seam fastball, plays true, flashed cutting action. T2396, 2312 average rpm.
CB: 70.5-73.3 mph. 11/5 shape, depth, high spin. T2538, 2478 average rpm.
SL: 74.4-75.8 mph. 10/4 shape, tight spin, late lateral action. Good feel. T2678, 2609 average rpm.

Jacob Gimbel, Joliet Catholic (IL), 2024
Positional Profile: LHP/1B
Body: 5-10, 170-pounds. Athletic build. Muscular upper body.
Delivery: Up-tempo drop and drive delivery. Works in line. Strong front side. Lands with a closed front toe.
Arm Action: LH. Short arm action, high 3/4 slot.
FB: T82.7, 78.8-81.4 mph. Plays straight. T2051, 1963 average rpm.
CB: 64.0-66.5 mph. 1/7 shape. T1925, 1873 average rpm.
SL: 70.0-74.1 mph. 2/8 shape, short lateral action. Thrown aggressively. T1945, 1886 average rpm.
CH: 68.6-71.6 mph. Fading action. Good feel. T1777, 1414 average rpm.

Christian Guzman, Niles West (IL), 2025
Positional Profile: SS/OF
Body: 5-11, 155-pounds. Well-proportioned frame.
Delivery: Tall and fall delivery. High leg lift into balance point. Front side opens early. Lands front toe open.
Arm Action: RH. Long draw out of the glove, short window, high 3/4 slot.
FB: T75.5, 72.9-75.2 mph. Running action to the arm side. T1881, 1806 average rpm.
CB: 59.5-60.2 mph. 11/5 to 10/4 shape. Slurve type action. T2072, 1991 average rpm.
SL: 61.0-61.7 mph. 10/4 shape. Slight sweeping action at times. Thrown from a lower arm slot. Feel for the zone. T2015, 1978 average rpm.
CH: 62.0-65.9 mph. Sinking action at times.  T1416, 1343 average rpm.

Derrick Holmes, Brother Rice (IL), 2025
Positional Profile: SS/RHP
Body: 5-10, 158-pounds. Long legged.
Delivery: Rhythmic, tall and fall delivery. Repeats. Works in line with target. Lands front toe closed.
Arm Action: RH. Abrupt draw out of the glove. Short arm action, 3/4 slot.
FB: T77.2, 75.5-77.0 mph. Mostly straight. Occasional running action to the arm side. T1749, 1680 average rpm.
SL: 60.9-61.9 mph. 10/4 shape. Able to locate for strikes. T1781, 1700 average rpm.
CH: 63.0-70.8 mph. Sinking action. T1692, 1473 average rpm.

Enzo Infelise, Providence Catholic (IL), 2025
Positional Profile: 3B/1B
Body: 6-0, 190-pounds. Lean strength throughout.
Delivery: Max effort delivery, works toward first base side, closed toe landing on ball of foot.
Arm Action: RH. Over-the-top slot, works with some length, above average arm speed.
FB: T83.8, 82.9-83.7 mph. Plays straight, four seam type, showed some carry through the zone. T2118, 2027 average rpm.
CB: 67.3-69.4 mph. 11/5 shape, showed some depth. T2406, 2305 average rpm.
CH: 76.8-78.6 mph. Fades to arm side from a lower slot. T1941, 1910 average rpm.

Andrew Kouris, Oak Park-River Forest (IL), 2025
Positional Profile: 3B/RHP
Body: 6-0, 185-pounds. Athletic build. Lean strength throughout.
Delivery: Simple, highly repeatable, tall and fall delivery. Works in line with target. Level shoulders at footstrike, lands square.
Arm Action: RH. Short, clean draw out of the glove. Loose arm action, high 3/4 slot.
FB: T82.5, 80.5-82.1 mph. Slight arm side run. T2173, 2131 average rpm.
CB: 63.6-64.9 mph. 11/5 shape. Some depth. T1735, 1613 average rpm.
SL: 67.7-69.7 mph. 10/4 shape. Slight lateral action at times. T1653, 1591 average rpm.
CH: 67.1-69.7 mph. Plays straight. T1441, 1368 average rpm.

David Leung, Hinsdale Central (IL), 2025
Positional Profile: LHP/OF
Body: 5-11, 155-pounds. Lean, athletic build.
Delivery: Smooth, deliberate delivery. Fluid tempo. Works on line to target. Falls off to the first base side at times.
Arm Action: LH. Wraps arm behind body on back swing. Short arm action, high 3/4 slot.
FB: T79.8, 77.4-79.2 mph. Running and sinking action. T1951, 1812 average rpm.
CB: 63.1-67.2 mph. 1/7 shape. Good feel. T1778, 1714 average rpm.
CH: 72.8-74.6 mph. Sinking action, with occasional fade. T1958, 1854 average rpm.
CUT: 75-76 mph. Late lateral action at times.

Jack LoConte, Andrew (IL), 2024
Positional Profile: OF/LHP
Body: 5-11, 170-pounds. Well-proportioned frame, developed lower half.
Delivery: Athletic tall and fall delivery. Repeatable. Works on line with target. Falls off to the third base side.
Arm Action: LH. Long, loose arm action. High 3/4 slot.
FB: T85.2, 82.6-84.4 mph. Mostly straight, slight arm side action at times.  T2205, 2117 average rpm.
CB: 68.1-71.5 mph. 1/7 shape. T1940, 1879 average rpm.
CH: 73.9-75.9 mph. Sinking action to the arm side. T1883, 1799 average rpm.

Brenden Mack, Yorkville (IL), 2024
Positional Profile: RHP/
Body: 5-10, 180-pounds. Proportioned build.
Delivery: Tall and fall delivery, short stride, up and over lead leg, works with effort.
Arm Action: RH. Full arm action, elbow led draw. High 3/4 slot.
FB: T81.9, 79.7-81.9 mph. Mostly straight, running action to the arm side at times. T1810, 1753 average rpm.
CB: 67.0-68.7 mph. 11/5 shape, gradual action. T1995, 1947 average rpm.
CH: 74.3-75.8 mph. Flashed fading and sinking action. T1518, 1500 average rpm.

Cooper Marrs, Riverside-Brookfield (IL), 2024
Positional Profile: RHP/OF
Body: 6-3, 185-pounds. Long, lanky frame.
Delivery: Stretch-only, tall and fall delivery. High lift into squared landing.
Arm Action: RH. Long, loose arm action. 3/4 slot. Free and easy.
FB: T81.3, 80.9-81.2 mph. Occasional hard sinking action to the arm side. T1921, 1856 average rpm.
CB: 66.2-68.6 mph. 11/5 to 10/4 shape. Slurve type action. T1995, 1910 average rpm.
SL: 72.9-73.9 mph. 10/4 shape. Slurve type action. T1916, 1820 average rpm.
SPLT: 73-74 mph. Downer action, maintains arm speed.

Xander Metke, Nazareth Academy (IL), 2025
Positional Profile: RHP/1B
Body: 6-2, 195-pounds. Strong lower half.
Delivery: Tall and fall delivery, lands square, smooth tempo, balanced throughout.
Arm Action: RH. Loose, clean arm action. Low effort, high 3/4 slot.
FB: T79.3, 77.0-79.1 mph. Mostly straight. T2222, 2173 average rpm.
CB: 59.9-61.8 mph. 11/5 shape. Slow. Gradual break. T1876, 1818 average rpm.
CH: 66.4-66.9 mph. Mostly straight. Arm side fade at times. T1687, 1625 average rpm.
CUT: 70-71 mph. Slider shape.

Benjamin Mitchell, Harvest Christian (IL), 2025
Positional Profile: C/1B
Body: 6-1, 195-pounds. Athletic frame.
Delivery: Compact delivery, slight drop and drive, moves athletically down the hill.
Arm Action: RH. Short arm action, over-the-top slot.
FB: T78.4, 76.0-78.4 mph. Plays straight. T1884, 1712 average rpm.
SL: 68.0-70.6 mph. 10/4 shape, back up action at times. T1750, 1656 average rpm.
CH: 64.8-66.6 mph. Decelerated arm action, slight sink. T1641, 1500 average rpm.

AJ Putty, Huntley (IL), 2025
Positional Profile: 3B/RHP
Body: 6-3, 200-pounds. Sturdy frame.
Delivery: Deliberate, tall and fall delivery. Works in line. Falls off to the first base side.
Arm Action: RH. Short draw out of the glove. Short arm action, 3/4 slot.
FB: T80.7, 75.1-79.7 mph. Running action to the arm side. T1994, 1842 average rpm.
CB: 59.9-62.2 mph. 12/6 to 11/5 shape. Slurve type action. Some depth. T1633, 1576 average rpm.
CH: 66.2-67.6 mph. Flashed fading and sinking action to the arm side. T1347, 1249 average rpm.

Aaron Scott, St. Rita (IL), 2025
Positional Profile: LHP/OF
Body: 5-8, 155-pounds. Well-proportioned frame.
Delivery: Compact delivery. High front side, squared landing , rotational finish.
Arm Action: LH. Short, loose arm action. High 3/4 slot.
FB: T79.9, 77.6-79.7 mph. Slight arm side run. T1836, 1765 average rpm.
CB: 62.2-64.5 mph. 1/7 shape. Slurve action. T1929, 1849 average rpm.
SL: 63.1-70.6 mph. 1/7 to 2/8 shape. Similar to CB. T1807, 1675 average rpm.
CH: 67.3-69.9 mph. Sinking action, maintains arm speed, showed feel for the zone. T1132, 1075 average rpm.

Simon Skroch, Yorkville (IL), 2024
Positional Profile: LHP/OF
Body: 6-1, 165-pounds. Lean build.
Delivery: Pitched exclusively from the stretch, starts with feet staggered, moves into a powerful drop and drive lower half while remaining in line to the plate, front foot lands square.
Arm Action: LH. Long arm circle out of the glove into a loose, high 3/4 slot.
FB: T84.1, 78.8-84.1 mph. Arm side run. Above average feel. T1916, 1720 average rpm.
CB: 66.8-67.7 mph. 1/7 shape. T1789, 1735 average rpm.
CH: 74.7-76.4 mph. Slight fading action, maintains arm speed. T1845, 1750 average rpm.

Tanner Spangler, Morton (IL), 2024
Positional Profile: RHP/1B
Body: 6-4, 195-pounds. Tall, athletic build.
Delivery: Tall and fall, swings into landing with a slightly open toe.
Arm Action: RH. Long, whippy arm action. High 3/4 slot.
FB: T85.8, 84.7-85.6 mph. Straight fastball. T2346, 2293 average rpm.
CB: 62.4-64.4 mph. Some depth, 11/5 shape. T2356, 2255 average rpm.
SL: 62.7-67.1 mph. 10/4 shape, around the baseball at times. T2212, 2153 average rpm.
CH: 70.8-73.6 mph. Straight change. T1916, 1852 average rpm.

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