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New England Insider: Top Uncommitted Senior Power Potential Prospects

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By Dennis Healy and Trevor Brown
Co-Director of Scouting

With the Summer season coming to an end and the 2015-2016 high school sports season as well as fall ball getting underway, we would like to take a look at some of the top uncommitted prospects at each position.

Today we are gonna take a look at the top uncommitted senior power potential prospects in the New England States. We will look to create a few top uncommitted lists each week, as you can see by our 2016 Rankings and 2017 Rankings that there are numerous talented prospects available.

Uncommitted list rundown:
+ 2016 RHPs
+ 2017 LHPs
+ 2016 MIFs
+ Underclass MIFs
+ 2016 CIFs
+ Underclass CIFs
+ 2016 OFs
+ Underclass OFs
+ 2016 Catchers
+ Underclass Catchers
+ 2016 Two-way Prospects
+ 2016 Speedy Prospects
+ Underclass Speedy Prospects

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Top Uncommitted Senior Power Potential Prospects

Chris Newman, 1B/RHP, Bridgewater-Raynham (MA), 2016
Ranked: 50th in 2016 Class
Scouting Report: 6-foot-1, 215-pound athletic build. On the mound the right-hander has a fast tempo delivery that creates deception with his closed landing. From a short, high-¾ slot his fastball sat 79-81 mph topping out at 82 with arm-side run. Showed two different breaking balls. His curveball was inconsistent at 69-70 mph with occasional 11/5 tilt. Threw a hard slider with late movement at 76-78 mph. Showcased a changeup near fastball speed at 75 mph with life and sink. Over at first base he shows good footwork and soft hand. From a loose, high-¾ slot showed 72 mph arm strength across the diamond. Right-handed hitter that starts with a closed stance. Short compact swing with some power and a showcase best 93 mph exit velocity. Ran 7.69-60.

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