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Underclass Showcase Preview: Grant Leader

The Underclass Showcase is coming October 25 to The Max in McCook, IL. This event will bring several Freshman and Sophomores from the state of Illinois to workout. As we lead up to the event, now less than a week away, we will preview several of the top players scheduled to be in attendance.

Unsigned Senior Showcase

Grant Leader

Justin Weber

High School: Lyons Township
Class: 2019
Weight: 130
B/T: R/R




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Scouting Report:
7/28/15 - 5-foot-7, 130-pound, right-handed hitting RHP/C with a small, athletic frame. Showed advance velocity and feel for size and age. On the mound works from a high ¾ arm angle with a short, quick arm action. Tall and fall, online delivery with a short leg lift. Smooth rhythm with level shoulders. Fastball sat 83-85 mph. Curveball has 11-5 shape with short, late break at 66-68 mph. Maintained armspeed on changeup with fade at 68-70 mph. Featured a cutter that showed slider action with late, biting action at 70-72 mph. One of the top arms to watch in Illinois in the coming years. Defensively has a short arm action from a high ¾ arm slot. Tall receiver behind the plate in drills with flexibility in the lower half. Popped 2.18-2.26 and threw 73 mph from the crouch. At the plate hits from a balanced setup, short toe tap stride. Line drive hitter with a short, level swing path. 79 mph exit velocity from a tee. Ran the 60 at 7.08.

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