Illinois GPA Games: Top Overall Prospects



By Drew Locascio
Illinois Scouting Director

The GPA Games took place on Sunday August 13th at Lee Pfund Field in Carol Stream, Illinois. Pitchers faced hitters in simulated gameplay. Over the past week to 10 days we have broken down the event by position. Today we conclude the analysis by taking a look at the top overall prospects from the day.

 

TOP OVERALL PROSPECTS

AJ Golembiewski RHP / Marian Central Catholic, IL / 2018

Currently ranked No. 134 in the Illinois Class of 2018. 6-foot-4, 175-pound lanky right-handed pitcher. Frame and stuff projects well. Works from a high ¾ arm angle with a short, quick arm action. Tall and fall delivery, works in line with home plate. Regular effort with an upright finish. Consistently induces weak ground ball contact. Fastball has sinking action, heavy at times, at 84-86 topping out at 87 mph. Loses some velocity form the stretch, works down in the zone for strikes. Slider has 10-4 shape at 72-74 mph. Changeup has running action at 76-77 mph. Biggest riser from the event. 

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