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Recruiting Roundup February 12

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By Jerry Shank
Maryland Scouting Director

Every Friday National Scouting Supervisor Nathan Rode provides a roundup of insider recruiting information and commitments throughout the PBR coverage area: The Buzz. CLICK HERE to take a look at the latest National Buzz. With that in mind, lets take an in depth look at the Maryland and area prospects who have committed to colleges recently with detailed scouting information when applicable.

Ian Alsfon C Woodlawn HS

Joey HallJoey Hall SS DeMatha Catholic
Scouting Report
6.30.15 - Hits from a slightly open set up. Short stride and fluid load. Has rhythm in swing. Short bat path with some bat speed. Stays inside the baseball. Some lower half involvement and room for more. Consistently gets barrel on the ball. Fluid actions from the infield. Loose arm action from a low ¾ arm angle. Throws had some carry across the diamond at 76 mph. Soft hands, quick and active feet, and a clean exchange. Ran a 4.53 home to first and had an exit velocity of 76 mph.

Zach Papillo RHP/C Good Counsel
University of Scranton

Chase RagsdaleChase Ragsdale OF Bishop McNamara
Harford Community College
Scouting Report
6.30.15 - Compact and athletic frame at 5-foot-10 165-pounds.  From the outfield has a loose arm action throwing from a high ¾ arm angle.  Throws have life on them at 87 mph.  Fluid footwork with soft hands and a quick exchange.  Plays through the ball well. Hits from a slightly open setup with some rhythm and a short stride.  Short swing and pulls hands inside the ball.  Has some pull side power potential. Has some lower half in swing and get on back side in follow through.  Ran a 4.21 home to first and had an exit velocity of 84 mph.

Brad Sawyer, 1B/LHP, Gaithersburg HS
Hood College
Scouting Report - Athletic frame at 5-foot-10, 155-pounds.  Throws from an almost over the top arm angle.  Long loose arm action and shows some arm speed.  Pitches with some effort.  Fastball has slight run to the pitch up to 82 mph in the spring. Interesting on the mound and adds two-way dimension with primary being a position player.

Dan Searles C The Avalon School 2016

Brian Shaw UT The Avalon School 2016