Maryland Top Prospect Games II: Outfielder Analysis


Kyle Campbell
Maryland Scouting Director

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This week we take one final look at the roster from our Maryland Top Prospect Games II at Towson University. Today we begin with a full analysis of the outfielders from the event. 

 

MARYLAND TOP PROSPECT GAMES II OUTFIELDERS (LISTED ALPHABETICALLY)

Aidan Brown OF/RHP Bohemia Manor 2020
Athletic, lanky body type and 6-foot, 140 pound frame with room to grow and fill out. Hits from a balanced, athletic, square stance at the plate with rhythmic movement. Short, quick stride attacking the baseball with intent. Nice lower half involvement and creates good separation. Quick hands and fast bat speed with an exit velo of 73 mph. Short, level swing path and line drive type hitter. Plays through the ball in the outfield with fundamental footwork and showed clean exchanges. Throws with long arm action from a high three-quarter slot at 72 mph. Ran a 4.58 home-to-first time.

Justin Fahie OF/1B Pallotti 2022
Long, lanky, athletic body type and 6-foot, 148 pound frame with room to grow and fill out. Hits from a balanced, athletic, slightly open stance at the plate. Quick toe tap load into a slightly crouched, compact hitting position. Fires hips and uses lower half well. Attacks the ball with quick hands and fast bat speed and gets good extension through contact. Level swing path with an exit velo of 79 mph. Line drive type hitter now with more to come. Athletic and plays through the ball in the outfield with quick footwork and quick, clean exchanges. Throws with shorter arm action from a low three-quarter slot at 76 mph. Ran a 4.51 home-to-first time.

Thomas Joseph OF/1B Archbishop Spalding 2021
Big, solid body type and projectable 6-foot-3, 190 pound frame. Hits from a taller, balanced, open stance at the plate. Nice separation with a longer stride. Uses some lower half in swing, still room for more. Strong upper body and quick hands creating fast bat speed. Shorter, level swing path with an exit velo of 87 mph. Gap-to-gap type hitter with present power. Plays with active feet and works through the ball in the outfield with a quick, clean exchange. Shorter arm action throwing from a high three-quarters arm slot at 78 mph. Ran a 4.49 home-to-first time.

Andrew Kell OF Oakland Mills 2021
Athletic body type and 5-foot-10, 160 pound frame with room to grow. Hits from a balanced, athletic, open stance at the plate. Smooth back load and small leg kick. Creates nice separation and showed strong lower half involvement. Good balance and extension through contact. Stays behind the ball well with quick hands and some bat speed. Short, slightly uphill swing path with an exit velo of 80 mph. Line drive type hitter with occasional pop. Athletic and moves well in the outfield. Showed a clean exchange and fundamental footwork. Long arm action throwing from a high three-quarter slot with some carry at 85 mph. Ran a 4.19 home-to-first time.

Roman March OF Franklin 2020
Athletic, solid body type and 5-foot-10, 175 pound frame with room to grow, Hits from a taller, balanced, slightly open stance at the plate. Quiet with minimal extra movement and some lower half involvement. Short stride and a short fluid rhythm load with hands. Stays behind the ball well and showed excellent balance throughout swing. Quick hands and fast bat speed with an exit velo of 81 mph. Short, level swing path squaring up numerous balls in BP. Gap-to-gap line drives type hitter with occasional pop. Athletic and plays through the ball in the outfield. Quick exchange with a slight glove tap. Long arm action throwing from a high three-quarters slot at 72 mph. Ran a 4.13 home-to-first time from the left side.

Noah Mrotek RHP/OF Archbishop Spalding 2021
Athletic, solid body type and projectable 6-foot-1, 180 pound frame. Hits from a balanced, athletic, open stance with a wide base at the plate. Small leg kick for rhythm and timing. Stays behind the ball well with some lower half involvement and quick hands. Short, level swing path with an exit velo of 82 mph. Gap-to-gap type hitter with some power. Athletic and plays through the ball in the outfield with fluid footwork and a quick, clean exchange. Long arm action throwing from a high three-quarter slot with some carry at 85 mph. Ran a 5.01 home-to-first time.

Dylan Pasta OF/LHP Delmar (DE) 2021
Athletic, compact body type and 5-foot-8, 160 pound frame. Hits from a balanced, athletic, slightly open stance at the plate. Smooth back load and small leg kick. Explosive lower half involvement and maintains excellent balance throughout swing. Gets nice extension and showed quick hands and fast bat speed. Short, slightly uphill swing path with an exit velo of 84 mph. Used the entire field during BP and showed gap-to-gap power. Athletic and plays through the ball in the outfield with fluid footwork and a quick, clean exchange. Long arm action throwing from a high three-quarter slot at 84 mph. Ran a 4.51 home-to-first time.

Alec Rodriguez OF Dover (DE) 2021
Solid body type and 5-foot-10, 170 pound frame. Hits from a balanced, athletic, slightly open stance with a wide base. Smooth back load and short stride. Stays behind the ball well with excellent balance, and strong lower half involvement. Quick bat speed and good swing extension with an exit velo of 81 mph. Short, slightly uphill swing path and fluid rhythm throughout. Gap-to-gap type hitter with power. Plays through the ball in the outfield with fundamental footwork and clean exchanges. Throws with shorter arm action from a low three-quarter slot at 69 mph. Ran a 4.72 home-to-first time.

Van Switzer RHP/OF Howard 2021
Athletic body type and 5-foot-9, 133 pound frame. Hits from a tall, balanced, athletic, slightly open stance with feet close together. Smooth rock-back load and leg kick into a compact hitting position. Nice rhythm at the plate, good balance and stays behind the ball well. Showed some lower half involvement and bat speed with an exit velo of 70 mph. Slightly long swing path with some uphill tilt. Athletic and plays through the ball in the outfield with fundamental footwork. Quick, clean exchanges throwing with shorter arm action from a high three-quarter slot at 75 mph. Ran a 4.47 home-to-first time.

Nick Trey OF/RHP/SS South Carroll 2020
Solid, compact, and athletic body type. 5-foot-11, 180 pound frame. Hits from a balanced, athletic, slightly open stance at the plate. Smooth back load with a high leg kick creating nice separation. Gets some lower half involvement in swing and showed good extension. Stays behind the ball well with quick hands and some bat speed. Short, slightly uphill swing path with an exit velo of 81 mph. Gap-to-gap type hitter with some pop. Athletic and plays through the ball in the outfield. Showed fundamental footwork and a clean exchange. Longer arm action throwing from a high three-quarter slot with some carry at 83 mph. Ran a 4.77 home-to-first time. 

Jackson Tucker OF/SS St. Joseph by the Sea (NY) 2021
Athletic type body and 5-foot-10, 150 pound frame. Hits from a balanced, athletic, slightly open stance at the plate. Smooth back load and showed quick hands. Maintains excellent balance throughout swing with some lower half involvement and bat speed. Gets nice extension through contact and stays on the ball well. Short, level swing path with a 81 mph exit velo. Took two really nice rounds of BP using the whole field. Line drive type hitter. Ran a 4.58 home-to-first time. Athletic and plays through the ball in the outfield. Longer arm action throwing from a high three-quarter slot at 82 mph with some carry.