Prep Baseball Report

Recruiting Roudup: 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 Illinois prospects who have committed to colleges, with detailed scouting information.

Cameron Zunkel, RHP, Willowbrook, 2016

Cameron Zunkel6/18/15 - 6-foot-1, 165-pound, average build. Currently ranked No. 173 in the Illinois Class of 2016. On the mound showed a long, loose arm action, high ¾ arm slot, landing square. Fastball showed occasional run, 84-85 mph. Curveball showed 11/5 shape, sat 70-72 mph. Changeup had good arm-side-run and sink, good feel for the pitch, 75-78 mph.



Cam Brown, RHP, Pontiac Township, 2016
Central Michigan

Cam Brown6/18/15 - 6-foot-2, 165-pound right-handed pitcher, lanky frame, young look.Currently ranked No. 102 in the Illinois Class of 2016. Smooth tall and fall delivery, shoulders stay closed, lower half works out and around to a closed landing, throws slightly across his body. Easy arm action, high ¾ slot, long and loose. Fastball sat 83-85 mph, touched 87 mph on last pitch. Curveball works on 11/5 plane, 68-70 mph, occasionally gets around it. Changeup flashed arm side run, 71-72 mph.


Tyler Hankins, LHP, South Elgin, 2016
Central Michigan

Tyler Hankins6/18/15 - Extra-long frame, 6-foot-9, 215-pound left-handed pitcher, long limbed, gangly, slender build. Currently ranked No. 136 in the Illinois Class of 2016. Delivery has some effort, works with direction. Loose arm action, ¾ slot. Fastball flashed run and sink, 82-84 mph. Sweeping curveball at 59-64 mph, tends to get around it. Changeup sinks, 68-72 mph.



Anthony Adduci, C, St. Charles East, 2016

4.4.15 - Solidly built 6-foot, 190-pound catcher. Right-handed hitter, aggressive approach, loose hands, present bat speed. In game, went 1-for-3 with sharp single through left side of infield. Also walked. Defensively, recorded 2.2-2.3 pop times between innings.

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