MoCo Fall Review: Pitcher Analysis


Kyle Campbell
Maryland Scouting Director

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Close to 50 prospects from around the Old Line State in the 2020 - 2024 graduating classes participated at this year's MoCo Fall Review at Damascus High School. Players showcased their skills in a pro-style workout, batting practice, and bullpens in front of the PBR scouting staff. Today we conclude our coverage with evaluations on all 20 of the pitchers.

 

THE PITCHERS

Aidan Butler RHP / 1B / Damascus, MD / 2023

Solid body type and 6’0’’, 250 pound frame. Controlled side-step wind-up and delivery. Gets to a compact balance point with a quarter corkscrew turn. Clean hand separation and long, easy kick-out stride down the hill. Lands square to the plate and gets over front side some finishing slightly upright. Throws with short arm action from a high three-quarter slot with easy effort. Fastball ranged 65-67 mph and breaking ball showed short 11/5 shape at 60-64 mph.


Shaun Davis RHP / River Hill , MD / 2020

Long, lanky, athletic body type and projectable 6’2’’, 170 pound frame. Pitches from the stretch with a high leg kick into a tall balance position with hands held high. Clean hand separation with a quick, strong down-to-out lower half drive off the rubber. Lands square the plate and gets over front side well with nice extension and an athletic finish. Throws with short arm action over the top with regular effort. Creates quick arm speed through release featuring a fastball that ranged 78-80 mph. Breaking ball sat 65-69 mph with big 12/6 shape.


Ryan Domer 1B / RHP / Damascus, MD / 2023

Athletic body type and projectable 6’0’’, 175 pound frame. Pitches from the stretch with a high leg kick up to a tall balance point with hands set high just above the head. Clean hand separation and smooth downhill stride landing slightly closed with an athletic finish. Gets over front side well with good extension at release. Throws with long arm action from a mid three-quarter slot with easy effort. Fastball sat 66-67 mph and breaking ball was 53-55 mph with 11/5 shape. Change-up ranged 58-62 mph.


Luke Emory LHP / 1B / Northern, MD / 2021

Solid body type and 5’11’’, 195 pound frame. Pitches from the stretch with a high leg kick into a compact balance point. Glides down the mound with strong lower half drive and lands square to the plate, falling off slightly to the third base side. Throws with shorter arm action from a high three-quarter slot with regular effort. Creates quick arm speed through release with good extension. Fastball has plus cut to it at 72-74 mph, touching 75 mph. Breaking ball showed some short, hard 1/7 break at 66-69 mph and change-up sat 70-72 mph.


Austin Ferreira RHP / OF / Huntingtown , MD / 2023

Athletic body type and 5’10’’, 130 pound frame. Pitches from the stretch and sets closed to the plate with hands at the belt. Quick leg kick into a compact balance point. Remains closed to the plate at balance and sits crouched on back-side. Drives hard off the rubber landing open to the plate with an upright finish. Throws with long arm action and max effort from a mid three-quarter slot. Creates quick arm speed through release and gets good extension. Fastball ranged 70-72 mph and touched 73 mph. Breaking ball sat 58-60 mph and showed big 11/5 shape at times. Change-up was 63-66 mph.


Brian Ferreira RHP / 3B / Huntingtown, MD / 2021

Strong, athletic body type and 5’10’’, 170 pound frame. Controlled side-step wind-up and high leg kick into a tall, compact balance point. Speeds up delivery and showed strong down-to-out lower half drive off the rubber. Lands square to the plate with an upright finish falling slightly off to the first base side at times. Throws with long arm action from a lower three-quarter slot with some effort. Creates quick arm speed through release. Fastball sat 81-82 mph and touched 83 mph. Breaking ball was 67-69 mph with tight spin and hard 10/4 sweeping action. Also threw a split low in the zone at 72-73 mph with hard 12/6 drop. 


Nolan Fridman 3B / RHP / Huntingtown, MD / 2021

Athletic body type and projectable 6’3’’, 170 pound frame with room to fill out. Controlled side-step wind-up and leg kick into a tall, relaxed balance point. Down-to-out lower half drive off the rubber landing slightly closed to the plate with an athletic finish. Gets over front side well with really nice extension. Throws with shorter arm action from a high three-quarter slot with regular effort. Loose arm and creates quick arm speed through release. Pounded the zone with a fastball that sat 70-71 mph and a breaking ball was 61-63 mph with shorter 12/6 shape. Also threw a change-up that showed slight fade ranging 64-67.


Jake Garrett LHP / 1B / Damascus, MD / 2022

Solid body type and 6’1’’, 210 pound frame. Up-tempo side-step wind-up and high leg kick into a tall, compact, quarter corkscrew balance position. Clean hand separation striding downhill with uphill shoulder tilt. Lands square to the and finishes with a slight arm recoil. Showed nice extension through release and some arm speed. Throws with short arm action from a high three-quarter slot with easy effort. Fastball ranged 71-75 mph and touched 76 mph. Breaking ball was 57-60 mph with big 12/6 shape. Change-up sat 62-64 mph.


Michael Guardado OF / LHP / Rockville, MD / 2023

Athletic body type and projectable 5’9’’, 133 pound frame with plenty of room to grow and fill out. Controlled side-step wind-up and high leg kick into a tall, relaxed, balance point. Easy stride down the mound with a slight hesitation during hand separation. Lands slightly open to the plate and gets over front side well with an athletic finish. Throws with long arm action from a high three-quarter slot with easy effort. Fastball sat 65-67 mph and breaking ball was 57-59 mph with bigger, gradual 1/7 shape. Pounded the zone with strikes throughout the bullpen.


Spencer Jones RHP / OF / Whitman, MD / 2021

Long, athletic, body type and projectable 6’2’’, 170 pound frame. Side-step wind-up and high leg kick into a tall, balance point. Long, down-to-out lower half drive off the rubber landing slightly closed to the plate with an athletic finish. Throws with long arm action from a mid three-quarter slot with regular effort. Gets over front side well and creates quick arm speed through release with good extension. Fastball sat 76-79 mph and touched 80 mph. Breaking ball ranged 65-69 mph with some hard 11/5 break and change-up sat 71-73 mph which he was able to repeat and throw for strikes.


Darin Kuskie SS / OF / Damascus , MD / 2023

Athletic body type and 5’9’’, 120 pound frame with room to fill out. Controlled side-step wind-up and high leg kick into a tall, compact balance point. Smooth, down-to-out lower half drive off the rubber. Lands square to the plate and gets over front side well with an athletic finish. Showed some arm speed through release and gets good extension. Throws with longer, free arm action more over the top with easy effort. Fastball sat 71-73 mph and breaking ball was 61-63 mph with 11/5 shape. Change-up ranged 60-66 mph.


Cam Love LHP / 1B / Damascus High School, MD / 2022

Athletic body type and 5’11’’, 155 pound frame with room to grow and fill out. Controlled, small, side-step wind-up and high leg kick into a tall, compact balance point. Clean hand separation and strong down-to-out lower half drive off the rubber. Lands square to the plate with an upright finish. Creates quick arm speed through release throwing with shorter arm action from a low three-quarters slot with some effort. Fastball sat 71-73 mph and breaking ball was 56-58 mph with tight spin and hard 11/5 shape. Change-up ranged 61-64 mph.


Oliver Martin C / RHP / Clarksburg, MD / 2023

Athletic body type and projectable 6’0’’, 160 pound frame. Controlled side-step wind-up and high leg kick into a tall balance point with hands set at head level. Strong down-to-out lower half drive off the rubber. Clean hand separation landing square to the plate with an athletic finish. Creates quick arm speed through release with good extension. Throws with long arm action from a high three-quarters arm slot with some effort. Fastball sat 73-76 mph and touched 77 mph. Breaking ball was 62-65 mph with tight 11/5 shape and change-up ranged 66-69 mph.


Tyson Mogot 3B / RHP / Clarksburg , MD / 2023

Athletic body type and 5’9’’, 150 pound frame. Controlled side-step wind-up and leg kick into a tall balance point. Slight drop-and-drive style delivery landing square to the plate with an upright finish. Creates quick arm speed through release throwing with long arm action from a mid three-quarter slot with some effort. Fastball sat 71-73 mph and breaking ball was 61-64 mph with 11/5 shape.


Daniel Nasoff LHP / 1B / Damascus, MD / 2020

Strong, solid body type and projectable 6’4’’, 210 pound frame. Up-tempo side-step wind-up and leg kick to a tall, compact balance point. Clean hand separation and smooth stride down the mound with some uphill shoulder tilt. Lands square to the plate with nice extension and an athletic finish. Gets over front side well throwing with shorter arm action from a high three-quarter slot with regular effort. Fastball sat 68-71 mph and touched 72 mph. Breaking ball showed big 12/6 shape at 54-58 mph and change-up was 63-65 mph with some drop.


James Parks RHP / OF / Sherwood, MD / 2021

Long, athletic, lean body type and projectable 6’4’’, 175 pound frame. Pitches from the stretch with a quick, high leg kick into a tall balance point with hands set high at head level. Smooth downhill stride with some lower half drive. Lands slightly closed to the plate with excellent extension and a slightly upright finish. Throws with shorter arm action from a high three-quarter slot with easy effort. Creates quick arm speed through release. Fastball sat 74-75 mph and touched 76 mph. Breaking ball was 60-64 mph with 11/5 shape and change-up ranged 63-67 mph.


Alex Perera OF / LHP / Damascus, MD / 2023

Athletic body type and 5’4’’, 105 pound frame. Controlled side-step wind-up and high leg kick into a tall, compact balance point with early hand separation. Smooth down-to-out lower half drive off the rubber landing a little closed to the plate with a slightly upright finish. Gets good extension through release. Throws with long, loose arm action from a mid three-quarter slot with easy effort. Fastball sat 57-59 mph and breaking ball ranged 48-53 mph with big, gradual 1/7 shape.


Justin Perera LHP / OF / Damascus, MD / 2023

Athletic body type and 5’4’’, 110 pound frame. Controlled side-step wind-up and leg kick into a tall, compact balance point. Clean hand separation and smooth downhill delivery. Front foot landing spots vary and finishes slightly upright. Showed good extension through release and creates quick arm speed. Throws with long arm action from a low three-quarters slot with easy effort. Fastball sat 60-63 mph and breaking ball was 53-56 mph with tight spin and shorter 11/5 shape. Change-up ranged 57-59 mph.


Levi Perez RHP / 1B / Damascus, MD / 2021

Strong, solid body type and projectable 6’4’’, 220 pound frame. Up-tempo, hard side-step wind-up and high leg kick into a tall, compact balance point. Clean hand separation and controlled down-to-out lower half drive down the mound. Lands square to the plate and gets over front side well with an athletic finish and slight arm recoil. Throws with long arm action from a high three-quarters slot with regular effort. Fastball sat 73-74 mph and breaking ball showed hard 12-6 shape at 61-63 mph.


Daerek Sawyer 2B / RHP / Clarksburg , MD / 2022

Athletic body type and 5’10’’, 127 pound frame. Controlled side-step wind-up and high leg kick into a tall, compact balance point. Quick, kick-out stride downhill with clean hand separation. Lands square to the plate and gets over front side some with an athletic, slightly upright finish. Throws with long, loose arm action from a high three-quarter slot with some effort. Creates fast arm speed and showed nice extension through release. Fastball sat 75-78 mph and breaking ball ranged 60-63 mph with tight 11/5 shape. Change-up was 64-65 mph.

 

 

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