Southwest LA Open: Pitcher Analysis




Trey Sofio
Louisiana Scouting Director

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On Tuesday, June 14, 38 prospects from across the state of Louisiana participated in the Prep Baseball Report Southwest Louisiana Open at Quality Sports Authority in Erath, LA.

Over the last few weeks we have released the Stats Breakdown of the event, which can be viewed HERE.

As well as, the Top Tools Breakdown article, which can be viewed HERE.

Today, Prep Baseball Report Louisiana takes a look at the pitchers that were in attendance.

Pitchers

+ John Blanchard, LHP, Brusly HS(2017)
A 5-foot-10, 160-pound left-handed pitcher with a medium, athletic frame. Long arm action into high-3/4 release with quick arm speed and regular effort. Smooth rhythm, level shoulders, in-line direction, lands square and finishes athletic. Fastball sat 75-79 mph with slight sink. Breaking ball showed 1/7 shape, near fastball arm speed and sharp break at 65-71 mph. Also showed a changeup with near fastball arm speed and sink action at 68-69 mph.

+ Dallin Bourgeois, LHP, St. Amant HS(2017)
A 6-foot-1, 178-pound left-handed pitcher with a strong, athletic frame. Long arm action into high-3/4 release with average arm speed and regular effort. Smooth rhythm, level shoulders, in-line direction, and lands square. Fastball sat 76-79 mph with control and occasional run. Breaking ball showed 1/7 shape with gradual break, near fastball arm speed at 66-67 mph. Also showed a changeup with near fastball arm speed and fade action at 70-71 mph.

+ William Dion, LHP, Sulphur HS(2018)
A 5-foot-7, 145-pound left-handed pitcher with a medium, athletic frame. Short, loose arm action into high-3/4 release with quick arm speed and regular effort. Smooth rhythm, level shoulders, in-line direction, lands square and finishes athletically. Fastball sat 76-78 mph with slight run. Breaking ball showed sweeping action with gradual break and near fastball arm speed at 63-66 mph. Also showed a changeup with fastball arm speed and fade action at 71-72 mph.

+ Layne Faulk, RHP, Erath HS(2016)
A 5-foot-10, 200-pound right-handed pitcher with a strong, athletic frame. Long arm action into high-3/4 release with quick arm speed and regular effort. Smooth rhythm, level shoulders, in-line direction, and lands square. Fastball sat 77-79 mph touching 81 mph with late run. Breaking ball showed 11/5 shape with early break and near fastball arm speed at 69-70 mph. Also showed a changeup with near fastball arm speed with sink action at 72-73 mph.

+ Bradley Gray, RHP, Berwick HS(2017)
A 6-foot, 170-pound right-handed pitcher with a strong, athletic frame. Long arm action into high-3/4 release, quick arm speed and regular effort. Smooth rhythm, level shoulders, in-line direction and lands square. Fastball sat 79-80 mph touching 82 mph with late run. Breaking ball showed 11/5 shape, early break and fastball arm speed at 67-70 mph. Also showed a changeup with near fastball arm speed with sink action at 71-72 mph.

+ Samuel Grezaffi, LHP, Catholic(PC) HS(2017)
A 5-foot-10, 140-pound left-handed pitcher with a medium, athletic frame. Long arm action into low-3/4 release with average arm speed and regular effort. Smooth rhythm, level shoulders, in-line direction, and lands square. Fastball sat 73-76 mph with slight run. Breaking ball showed 2/8 shape with early break, and near fastball arm speed at 56-59 mph. Also showed a changeup with near fastball arm speed at 59-62 mph.

+ Blake Hidalgo, RHP, Central Catholic HS(2017)
A 6-foot, 180-pound right-handed pitcher with an average, strong frame. Long arm action, slight stab into hugh-3/4 release with quick arm speed and regular effort. Smooth rhythm, level shoulder, falls off to 1B side, lands square and finishes athletic. Fastball sat 81-83 mph with late run. Breaking ball showed 11/5 shape, sharp break and near fastball arm speed at 69-70 mph. Also showed a changeup with fastball arm speed at 76-77 mph.

+ Blake Hine, RHP, Sam Houston HS(2017)
A 6-foot-2, 190-pound right-hander pitcher with an athletic, strong frame. Long arm action into high-3/4 release with quick arm speed and regular effort. Smooth rhythm, level shoulders, in-line direction, lands square and finishes athletic. Fastball sat 82-83 mph touching 85 mph with hard run. Breaking ball showed 11/5 shape with early break and near fastball arm speed at 67-68 mph. Also showed a changeup with fastball arm speed and sink action at 68-70 mph.

+ Evan Mire, LHP, Teurlings Catholic HS(2017)
A 5-foot-10, 135-pound left-handed pitcher with a medium, lean frame. Short arm action into high-3/4 release with average arm speed and regular effort. Smooth rhythm, level shoulders, in-line direction and lands square. Fastball sat 70-73 mph with slight run. Breaking ball showed 2/8 shape, early break and near fastball arm speed at 59-61 mph. Also showed a changeup with near fastball arm speed and fade action at 63-67 mph.

+ Branon Pope, RHP, Acadiana HS(2018)
A 5-foot-7, 145-pound right-handed pitcher with a medium, athletic frame. Short arm action into over the top release, average arm speed and regular effort. Smooth rhythm, level shoulders, in-line direction and lands square. Fastball sat 80-82 mph touching 84 mph with command. Breaking ball showed 10/4 shape with gradual break and near fastball arm speed at 69-72 mph. Also showed a changeup with fastball arm speed and fade action at 73-74 mph.

+ Bryson Suire, RHP, Erath HS(2016)
A 6-foot, 190-pound right-handed pitcher with an average, strong frame. Long arm action, slight stab, into high-3/4 release with quick arm speed and regular effort. Smooth rhythm, level shoulders, in-line direction and lands square. Fastball sat 77-79 mph with late run. Breaking ball showed 11/5 shape, early break and near fastball arm speed at 64-67 mph. Also showed a changeup with fastball arm speed and sinking action at 70-72 mph.

+ Joeseph Sylvester, RHP, Crowley HS(2017)
A 5-foot-9, 135-pound right-handed pitcher with a lean, athletic frame. Long arm action, slight stab, into high-3/4 release with average arm speed and regular effort. Smooth rhythm, level shoulders, in-line direction and lands square. Fastball sat 70-72 mph with slight run. Breaking ball showed 11/5 shape, early break and near fastball arm speed at57-59 mph. Also showed a changeup with near fastball arm speed and sink action at 62-63 mph.

+ Roderick Voision, RHP, Westgate HS(2017)
A 6-foot-2, 155-pound right-handed pitcher with a long, lean frame. Long, loose arm action into high-3/4 release, quick arm speed and regular effort. Smooth rhythm, level shoulders, in-line direction and lands square. Fastball sat 72-74 mph with slight cut. Breaking ball showed 11/5 shape, early break and near fastball arm speed at 62-64 mph. Also showed a straight changeup with near fastball arm speed at 64-66 mph.

+ Brandt Watson, LHP, Walker HS(2017)
A 6-foot, 160-pound left-handed pitcher wth an average, lean, athletic frame with projection to get stronger. Long arm action into high-3/4 release with easy effort and regular arm speed. Smooth rhythm, level shoulders, in-line direction, lands square and finishes athletic. Fastball sat 80-82 mph with slight run and solid control. Breaking ball showed 2/8 shape, gradual break, depth, good spin, and fastball arm speed at 66-68 mph. Also showed a changeup with fastball arm speed and fade action at 71-72 mph.

+ Cameron Wiley, RHP, Berwick HS(2017)
A 6-foot-1, 155-pound right-handed pitcher with a lean, athletic, projectable frame. Long, loose arm action into ¾ release with quick arm speed and regular effort. Smooth rhythm, level shoulders, in-line direction, and lands square. Fastball sat 84-86 mph with hard run. Breaking ball showed 11/5 shape, early break and near fastball arm speed at 72-73 mph. Also showed a changeup with near fastball arm speed and sink action at 70-73 mph.

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