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Super 60 Recap: Louisiana Perspective

Trey Sofio
Louisiana Scouting Director

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On Sunday, February 7, 2016 just over 60 prospects from the 29 state coverage area of the Prep Baseball Report performed in front of over 114 professional scouts from all 30 major league baseball clubs.

The state of Louisiana was represented by Jake Slaughter and Zachary Watson in Chicago for this prestigious event. Below is a recap of the players performance this Sunday.

+ Jake Slaughter, INF, Ouachita Christian(2016)
A 6-foot-2, 198-pound infielder with a strong, athletic frame. Quality defender with soft hands, fluid footwork, clean exchange and plays through balls well. Long arm action into high-3/4 release with accuracy and carry on throws that produced a positional velocity of 88 mph. Right-handed hitter that hits from athletic setup, smooth load, short stride, explosive lower half and solid balance. Gap to gap type hitter with fluid rhythm, level path and explosive bat speed that produced an exit velocity of 97 mph. Quality athlete that also posted a 6.8 60 yard dash.

+ Zachary Watson, INF/OF, West Ouachita(2016)
A 6-foot, 170-pound infielder and outfielder with a lean, athletic frame. Fast twitch athlete with game changing speed that posted a 6.62 60 yard dash. Switch hitter with short, compact swing, flat path, finds the barrel consistently from the right side. Line-drive type hitter with fluid rhythm and bat speed that posted a 97 mph exit velocity. Left-handed stroke is still developing, but shows a flat path with some strength at contact. Solid defender with average hands, fluid footwork and plays through balls well. Long arm action into mid-3/4 release with accuracy on throws and a positional velocity of 87 mph from both the outfield and infield.

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