Inside The MO Rankings: Top 10 Uncommitted 2021 MIFs


Andy Urban
OK/MO/KS Executive Scouting Director

As we prepare for the most important summer of all time for amateur baseball, PBR MO takes a deeper look into the latest 180 player rankings release for the 2021 class. If you missed the release story for the class, you can find it here. Today, we will highlight the top 10 uncommitted middle infielders in the state according to the rankings. This group is headlined by power bats and big arms across the diamond.



Mason Whiteside

Class of 2021 / 2B

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2021
  • Primary Position: 2B
    Secondary Position: OF
  • High School: Fort Zumwalt West
    State: MO
  • Summer Team: KC Royals Scout Team 17U
  • Height: 5-11
    Weight: 185lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/R

Statistics

Position
7.08
60-yard
(02/08/20)
84
INF Velo
(02/08/20)
86
OF Velo
(02/08/20)
90
Exit Velo
(02/08/20)
4.57
H-1st
Position
60-yard
7.08
INF Velo
84
OF Velo
86
Exit Velo
90
Position
60-yard
7.4
INF Velo
80
H-1st
4.82
Exit Velo
87

SCOUTING REPORT

2/08/20
Whiteside is an athletic and physical 5-foot-11, 190-pound left-handed hitting outfield and infield prospect in Missouri’s 2021 class. At the event, he ran a 7.08 second 60 and posted an exit velocity of 90 mph. During batting practice, Whiteside shows a smooth load with a higher leg lift, rhythm with his hands, in line stride, quick hands, controls the barrel, remains balanced throughout, sprayed the baseball during round, showed pop to his pull side.  On the infield, shows athleticism, clean transfers, quick transfer to release, momentum towards target, 83 mph across the diamond, mostly accurate with throws.



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