Mississippi 2023's: Uncommitted Names to Know

PBR Mississippi Staff

Last Tuesday, we released an updated 2023 Mississippi Fall Rankings Update and today we'll highlight six uncommitted prospects you need to know as they continue to make strides and progress as they gear up and head into their senior campaigns. A good variety including, a trio of infielders, a pair of outfielders, and a solid back stop.

uncommitted 2023 Names to know



Dayne Sanford 3B / RHP / Pillow Academy , MS / 2023

Positional Profile: 3B/RHP
Body: 6-2, 210-pounds. Lanky yet athletic frame.
Hit: RHH. Athletic stance, slightly bent over. Easy, controlled load and stride. Very quick bat with upward path. Tons of gap to gap pop. Plenty of upside to this swing. Raw athleticism.
Power: 97.7 max exit velocity, averaged 82.8 mph. 390’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 84 mph. Loose, long arm action.
Defense: Developing footwork and skill set, though shows good range. Solid accuracy on all throws.
Run: 6.68 runner in the 60. Solid runner.

Delivery: Controlled tempo through release. Good depth into finish. Offline with lead foot to 3B side. Some upside.
Arm Action: RH. Loose arm action.
FB: T85.2, 79.5-83.9 mph. Developing feel for all pitches. Good arm side action when in the zone.  T2386, 2114 average rpm.
CB:  68.9 mph. T1825, 1825 average rpm.
SL:  68.2 mph. T1961, 1961 average rpm.
CH: 77.1-78.5 mph.  T1873, 1664 average rpm.

Bennett Cloud C / 3B / Madison Ridgeland Academy, MS / 2023

Positional Profile: C/3B
Body: 5-9, 180-pounds. Solid, muscular frame.
Hit: RHH. Balanced, athletic stance. Small load and stride. Quick hands that move directly to contact. Line drive approach with ability to hit to all fields.
Power: 86.7 max exit velocity, averaged 83.7 mph. 322’ max distance.
Arm: RH. C - 69 mph. Quick arm action.
Defense: 1.94-2.03 pop times. Quick feet. Good direction on throws. Solid body positioning on blocks and bunts. Next level upside.
Run: 7.18 runner in the 60.

Jackson Jenkins 2B / 3B / Magnolia Heights , MS / 2023

Positional Profile: 2B/3B
Body: 5-10, 175-pounds. compact, sturdy build.
Hit: RHH. Conventional, balanced stance. Small load and stride. Quick hands that move directly to contact. Line drive approach with ability to hit to all fields.
Power: 89.9 max exit velocity, averaged 81.4 mph. 292’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 82 mph. Quick arm action.
Defense: Good footwork and skill set. Solid range and accuracy on throws. Advanced look at position.
Run: 7.26 runner in the 60. 

Joshua Jones OF / 3B / Desoto Central , MS / 2023

Positional Profile: OF/3B
Body: 6-4, 185-pounds. Tall, athletic frame, broad shoulders
Hits: RHH. Wide, balanced slightly open stance with relaxed hands Smooth, balanced load and stride, some loft in swing. Stays inside legs at contact. Good extension. Solid power potential.
Power: 94 max exit velocity, averaged 78.3 MPH. 269' max distance.
Arm: RH. OF-76 mph. Long arm action
Defense: Good footwork, fields ball out front with accurate arm.
Run: 6.97 runner in the 60.

Jacob Lott LHP / OF / Desoto Central, MS / 2023

Positional Profile: LHP/OF
Body: 5-11, 170-pounds.
Hits: LHH. Conventional, balanced, slightly open stance Easy controlled load with rhythm, creates some leverage, Slight upward bat bath with some current pop. Good extension. Can drive baseball to all fields
Power: 86 max exit velocity, averaged 79.5 MPH. 286' max distance.
Arm: LH. OF-78 mph. Long arm action
Defense: Solid footwork, fields baseball out front to glove side, accurate arm.
Run: 7.30 runner in the 60.

Reed McCrillis 1B / C / Madison Central, MS / 2023

Body: 6-foot-5, 220-pound sturdy build.
Hit: (RHH) Confident. Starts in a tall stance with a smooth small load, then uses a long stride. Above average bat speed. Good extension on his finish, upward swing. Pull side approach.
Power: , average 88.0 mph. 64.5 mph bat speed average. 19.4 mph hand speed average.
Defense: (C) Sure hands, smooth footwork, clean exchange. Capable. 
Arm: 82 mph infield velocity. Long arm action, an-over-the-top slot.
Pitching: Advanced. Slow-tempo delivery. Over-the-top arm angle, compact arm action. Tall balance point, in line shoulders.
FB: T82. 79-82 mph. (Max spin 2095;  Avg 2015).
CB: 63-67 mph. (Max spin 1983; Avg 1902).
CH: 72-73 mph. 


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