East Michigan Unsigned Senior: Complete Evaluations




By: Brent Alwine  
PBR Michigan Scouting Director

We would like to thank all who participated in PBR Michigan's East Michigan Unsigned Senior Showcase. This was a great opportunity for prospects in the 2015 class to showcase their talents.

In the coming weeks, we will be adding and updating profiles for each of the players in attendance, including complete analysis and video.

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East Michigan Unsigned Senior: Complete Evaluations

Top Pitchers

Top Position Players

Top Two-Way Prospects

Individual Player Evaluations


Aaron Gonzalez, C, L’Anse Cruese HS, 2015

5-foot-11, 200-pound prospect. Manages pitchers well behind the plate, has good setup with confidence in his catching ability. Receives and sways to pitches well. Blocking is good and will become better with increased flexibility. Pop times of 2.21-2.37. Ran 7.40 60-yard dash. Starts with an open stance, getting back to even with a short stride. Good balance using lower half well through the swing in a pull approach. Bat speed registered at 77 mph.

Alec Justin, RHP, Bay City Western HS, 2015

6-foot-2, 180-pound prospect. Quick, loose ¾ arm action with an easy delivery. Fastball was located well at 86-88 mph. 11/5 curveball with hard late break at 71-75 mph. Changeup was 74-77 mph. One of the top unsigned 2015 pitchers.

Anthony Gunn, LHP, Oxford HS, 2015

6-foot-1, 215-pound left-handed pitching prospect. High-¾ arm action with good arm speed from the left side of the mound. Keeps fastball down in zone well at 78-82 mph. Uses good arm speed with curveball at 68-71 mph with out-pitch ability. Durability and athletic stature helps him project at a starting pitcher at the college level, but could be a great lefty/lefty match-up guy out of the bullpen.

Austin Oulds, OF/RHP, Chatham-Kent (ON), 2015

5-foot-10, 165-pound prospect. Plus athlete who can be a two-way player at the next level. Short, quick ¾ arm action with clean mechanics. Fastball was located well at 80-82 mph. Curveball with late break at 69-73 mph. Changeup with some sink at 73-74 mph. Loose quick twitch actions in the outfield with a plus glove, threw 82 mph. Ran a 6.77 60-yard dash. Athletic stance with a quite stride and load, can hit the ball to all fields in a line drive approach. Bat speed registered at 74 mph.

Boston Elliot, 3B/1B, Garth Webb (ON), 2015

6-foot-1, 185-pound prospect. Loose fluid actions on the infield with footwork and glove, works through ground balls well. Threw 76 mph across the infield. Ran a 8.03 60-yard dash. Starts with an open stance, getting back to even. Quick, strong hands in a pull approach. Bat speed registered at 77 mph.

Chase Shelbourne, RHP, Lake Orion HS, 2015

6-foot-2, 170-pound prospect. Over-the-top arm action with some effort in delivery. Commands three pitches well for strikes. Fastball was 76-79 mph. 11/5 curveball with good action at 62-63 mph. Changeup with some sink at 65-68 mph.

DeShawn Cole, MIF, West Bloomfield HS, 2015

5-foot-11, 165-pound athletic prospect. Athletic loose actions at shortstop with soft hands and quick footwork. High-¾ arm action throwing 80 mph across the infield. Ran a 7.05 60-yard dash. Tall, open stance at the plate with good balance, quick hands in a line drive approach. Bat speed registered at 74 mph.

Hunter Cole, RHP, Belleville HS, 2015

6-foot-3, 180-pound prospect. Long, high-¾ arm action creating good leverage on the hitter. Keeps fastball down in zone well at 80-84 mph. 11/5 curveball with good action at 67-69, changeup at 67-72 mph, and knuckle ball with good tumble at 72-75 mph.

James Crouse II, C/3B, Memphis HS, 2015

5-foot-10, 168-pound prospect. Smooth easy receiver who sticks pitches behind the plate, blocks well. Needs to increase flexibility. Good short arm action with pop times of 2.11-2.22. Good actions with his footwork and glove on the infield, threw 79 mph across the infield. Ran a 6.78 60-yard dash. Starts with an open stance, getting back to even with a short stride. Good balance in a short compact swing. Bat speed registered at 72 mph.

Jesse Marks, RHP, St. Clair HS, 2015

6-foot-1, 167-pound prospect. Loose, high-¾ arm action with good balance in his delivery. Fastball has arm-side run at 79-81 mph. 11/5 curveball with gradual break at 65-67 mph and changeup with some sink at 71-73 mph.

John Mansfield, OF, Henry Ford CC, 2014

6-foot. 160-pound prospect. Good actions in the outfield with his range, footwork, and glove. Long arm action throwing 75 mph from the outfield. Ran a 7.50 60-yard dash. Gets good separation from the left side of the plate, slight uphill swing in a pull approach. Bat speed registered at 75 mph.

Jon Murray, LHP, Churchill HS, 2015

6-foot, 215-pound prospect. Drop and drive with a high-¾ arm action from the left side of the mound. Fastball has some run at 71-74 mph. Curveball with gradual break at 61-63 mph. Changeup has good sink at 65-66 mph. Commands all pitches well for strikes.

Josh Lupo, 2B, L’Anse Cruese North HS, 2015

5-foot-10, 165-pound prospect. Quick athletic actions working through the baseball well at shortstop with soft hands. Short ¾ arm action throwing 66 mph across the infield. Ran a 7.47 60-yard dash. Athletic tall stance with a short stride, short compact swing in a line drive approach. Bat speed registered at 75 mph.

Justin Mercer, C, Howell HS, 2015

5-foot-7, 160-pound sure handed catching prospect. One of the top unsigned catchers in Michigan's 2015 class. Above average setup and base behind the plate, does excellent job of limiting his movements receiving the baseball. Great mobility with his block skills. Short arm action and quick transfers allow for pop times of 2.02-2.18. Soft hands with good footwork on the infield, threw 78 mph across the infield. Ran a 7.34 60-yard dash. Starts with an open stance, getting back to even with quick direct hand path to the baseball and excellent extension through the baseball. Bat speed registered registered at 80 mph.

Mat Szabo, RHP, Northern (ON), 2015

6-foot-2, 175-pound right-handed pitching prospect. Athletic quick over-the-top arm action. Heavy fastball with some arm-side run at 84-88 mph. 12/6 curveball with late break at 71-75 mph. Changeup with some sink at 74-77 mph. One of top uncommitted 2015 arms out of Canada.

Michael Peplinsk, OF, Bay City Central HS, 2015

6-foot-4, 195-pound prospect. Loose quick actions in the outfield with footwork and glove.Threw 69 mph from the outfield. Ran a 7.13 60-yard dash. Tall stance with a short stride, gets good extension through his swing in a gap-to-gap approach. Bat speed registered at 84 mph.

Peyton Molzahn, RHP, Holly HS, 2015

6-foot, 150-pound prospect. Long over-the-top arm action with good balance in his delivery. Works fastball down in the zone at 73-77 mph. 12/6 curveball with gradual break at 61-66 mph. Split-finger with sink at 70-72 mph.

PJ Warner, C/1B, L’Anse Cruese HS, 2015

5-foot-11, 230-pound prospect. Receives the baseball well, quick hands allow for nice transfers on throws to second base and third base. Pop times of 2.27-2.36. Good actions at first base with plus footwork around the base. Threw 74 mph across the infield. Ran a 8.10 60-yard dash. Bat speed registered at 81 mph.

Scott Zychowski, 3B/2B, Walled Lake Northern HS, 2015

5-foot-9, 165-pound prospect. Clean athletic actions with footwork and glove on the infield, threw 74 mph. Ran a 6.90 60-yard dash. Crouched stance with a short stride at the plate, quick hands with good use of lower half creating good bat speed .Bat speed registered at 84 mph.

Seth Hubbard, 1B/OF, Plymouth HS, 2015

6-foot, 187-pound prospect. Showed good actions with his glove working through groundballs with good range and footwork around the bag at first base. Threw 72 mph across the infield. Ran a 7.72 60-yard dash. Tall upright stance with a short stride, short compact swing generating good bat speed. Bat speed registered at 85 mph.

Tyler Gonyea, Sterling Heights Stevenson HS, 2015

6-foot-5, 170-pound prospect. Long over-the-top arm action with long levers, locates a four-pitch mix well. Fastball has some arm-side run at 79-81 mph. 11/5 curveball with gradual break at 65-67 mph, changeup with good sink at 71-74 mph, and slider at 68-70 mph.

Troy Konwinski, 1B/RHP, Allen Park HS, 2015

5-foot-11, 170-pound prospect. High-¾ arm action with max effort. Fastball with some run at 80-82 mph. 11/5 curveball with gradual break at 62-65 mph. Changeup with a fading action at 70-71 mph. Split-finger with good downward break at 67-71 mph. Loose athletic actions at first base with footwork and glove, threw 76 mph across the infield. Ran a 7.36 60-yard dash. Starts with an open stance, getting back to even with a short stride, creates plus bat speed in a gap-to-gap approach. Bat speed registered at 84 mph.

Tyshaun Chapman, RHP, Port Huron HS, 2015

6-foot-1, 180-pound prospect. Quick, athletic ¾ arm action with good mechanics. Fastball with heavy movement at 85-88 mph. 11/5 curveball with late break at 62-63 mph. Changeup with some sink at 65-68 mph. One of top unsigned 2015 pitchers in the state of Michigan.

Wyatt Whitman, OF/2B, Gull Lake HS, 2015

6-foot, 175-pound prospect. Fields ball out in front well with soft hands at shortstop while throwing 81 mph across the infield. Plus actions with footwork and glove in the outfield, threw 76 mph. Ran a 7.11 60-yard dash. Athletic stance at the plate with a short stride, squares ball up consistently with good extension in a gap-to-gap approach. Bat speed registered 77 mph.

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