Fall Underclass Invitational: Infield Analysis



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By Jerry Shank
Maryland Scouting Director

The Fall Underclass Invitational took place on Sunday November 1. 40 of the top Underclassmen in the PBR Maryland area of coverage performed in front of the PBR staff and numerous colleges across the state and region.

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Over the course of the next week we will be releasing the positional analysis articles with detailed scouting reports on each player in attendance. We shall also identify top performers in each positional category along with a younger talent (2018 and younger) as a Future Watch if applicable.

Today we take a look at the Infielders that participated in the event.

TOP PERFORMERS

Myles Nicholson SS/2B Saint James 2017
Compact athletic frame with room to fill out at 5-foot-8, 155-pounds. Ran a 6.69 60-yard dash. Nice rhythm throughout swing.  Smooth load with short stride. Level path with bat speed. Gap-to-gap type hitter. Nice lower half and balance throughout swing. Exit velocity of 90 mph. Active feet with clean hands and exchange. Longer arm action throwing from a ¾ arm slot. Throws across diamond were at 77 mph.

Abraham Mow 3B Milford (DE) 2017
Athletic frame at 5-foot-11, 165-pounds. Ran a 7.13 60-yard dash. Hits from an athletic set up with high hands. Nice load with leg kick to balance. Short path to the ball with quick bat speed. Nice extension through contact. Good balance throughout swing. Exit velocity of 92 mph.  Nice footwork from the corner. Clean exchange with a longer arm action throwing from a low ¾ arm slot. Works thru ball well. Infield velocity of 80 mph.

Scott Prutting 3B Landon 2017
Athletic solid frame at 6-foot-1, 185-pounds. Ran a 7.34 60-yard dash. Hits from athletic set up with high hands. Short load and stride to balance. Short swing path that gets uphill. Good extension through contact. Nice lower half and displays balance throughout swing. Exit velocity of 88 mph. Sound footwork with clean exchange and works through ball. Short whippy arm action throwing from a ¾ arm slot. Infield velocity of 84 mph.

BEST OF THE REST (LISTED ALPHABETICALLY)

Jared Carr SS/2B Saint James 2017
Lean body with room to fill out at 5-foot-9, 150-pounds. Hits from a balanced set up. Smooth load with quick leg kick. Quick hands with slightly uphill bat path. Nice lower half. Good balance throughout swing. Exit velocity of 83 mph. Soft hands with clean exchange throwing from a high ¾ arm slot. Infield velocity of 82 mph. Funnels ball with active feet and plays thru the ball well.

Austin Chavis SS/2B Calvert Hall 2017
Lean frame with room to fill out at 5-foot-8, 145-pounds. Ran a 7.24 60-yard dash. Hits from an athletic slightly open set up. Smooth load with short stride. Level path to the ball and uphill through contact. Gets lower half involved. Exit velocity of 78 mph. Active feet from the middle. Clean hands and exchange. Short arm action throwing from a ¾ arm slot. Works thru the ball and throws across the diamond at 82 mph.

Joey Haass 3B/RHP Polytech (DE) 2017
Lean, lanky frame at 5-foot-11, 155-pounds. Ran a 7.11 60-yard dash. Hits from athletic set up. High leg kick with load. Short swing path with quick hands. Shows balance throughout swing. Exit velocity of 88 mph. Sound footwork and clean exchange. Quick hands. Works thru ball well on throws. Short whippy arm action throwing from a low ¾ arm slot. Throws across infield at 87 mph.

Dillon Oxyer 3B/SS Chesapeake 2017
Athletic frame at 5-foot-10, 150-pounds. Ran a 7.20 60-yard dash. Switch-hitter hits from an athletic set up. Has a level swing path with quick hands. Some balance throughout swing. Better rhythm from the right side. Short swing path with quick hands. Short leg kick with load. Good balance throughout swing. Best exit velocity was 81 mph from right side. Sound actions from the infield. Quick exchange with shorter arm action throwing from a ¾ arm slot. Infield velocity of 78 mph.

Andrew Revels SS/2B Chesapeake 2017
Lean frame with room to grow at 5-foot-8, 145-pounds. Ran a 7.31 60-yard dash. Hits from a balanced set up. Knee turn load with short stride. Level swing path. Middle approach. Nice lower half, Some balance throughout swing. Exit velocity of 76 mph. Active feet with clean exchange. Short arm actions throwing from a low ¾ arm slot. Throws across infield at 73 mph.

Miguel Rivera SS/RHP Polytech (DE) 2017
Athletic frame at 6-foot, 155-pounds. Ran a 7.5 60-yard dash. Hits from an athletic, slightly open set up. High leg kick with load. Short swing path and middle type hitter. Nice rhythm in swing. Gets lower half involved. Exit velocity of 83 mph. Quick clean exchange and hands. Short arm action throwing from a low ¾ arm slot. Throws across the diamond at 82 mph.

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