Underclass Invitational: Top Tools Breakdown



By Ryan Quigley
Illinois Scouting Director

Yesterday we posted the Statistical Breakdown from this past Sunday’s Underclass Invitational which you can view HERE.

In the coming weeks, we will be adding and updating profiles for each of the players in attendance, including complete analysis and video.

In addition to posting the statistics, player analysis, and videos, we are going to drill down even more taking a look at the top performers using 13 commonly used criteria for analyzing prospects:

 Top Tools Breakdown

+ Most Projectable RHP Arm: Austin Marozas, RHP, Plainfield South, 2017

+ Most Projectable LHP Arm: Brendan Murphy, LHP, Mundelein, 2017

+ Best Power Fastball: Bobby Miller, RHP, McHenry West, 2017

+ Most Movement on Fastball: Bobby Miller, RHP, McHenry West, 2017

+ Best Breaking Ball: Brendan Murphy, LHP, Mundelein, 2017

+ Best Changeup: Konnor Ash, RHP, Plainfield South, 2017

+ Best Three-Pitch Mix: Brendan Murphy, LHP, Mundelein, 2017

+ Best Two-Way Talent: Bobby Miller, RHP/1B,McHenry West, 2017

+ Best Hands in the Field: Zaid Walker, 3B/OF, Homewood-Flossmoor, 2018

+ Most Raw Power: Bobby Seymour, 1B, Mount Carmel, 2017

+ Best Behind the Plate: Max Rosenthal, C, New Trier, 2017

+ Most Tools: Brad Czerniejewski, OF, Lake Forest, 2017

+ Best Swing: KC Simonich,  Joliet Catholic, 2017

+ Best Runner: Brad Czernejewski, OF, Lake Forest, 2017

+ Best Overall Athlete: Brad Czernejewski, OF, Lake Forest, 2017

+ Most Projectable 2018 Prospect: Parker Aquino, RHP, St. Laurence, 2018

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