Stock Watch: P360 Underclassman

Ronald Sims
Mississippi Scouting Director

The fall season in officially underway with many players participating in local fall leagues. The Prep Baseball Report staff was on hand to cover the P360 Fall Wood Bat League for the final two weeks of action. The league played host to several players from the metro area. Today we will take a look at several notable underclassman from the five week league.

Chris Snopek, SS, Madison-Ridgeland Academy, 2020
An athletic 6-foot, 165-pound frame. The right-handed hitter has a simple, projectable swing, starting from a balanced, athletic setup. Smooth load back, loose easy trigger, short stride, quick hands, compact path. Good barrel awareness, line drive type approach with more projection for power in the future. Went 2-for-4 on the day and is also leading the league in hits. On the infield, Snopek has fluid footwork through the ball with average hands and clean exchange into a short, high-¾ arm stroke. Arm works well with accuracy carry.

Matt Corder, RHP/SS, Germantown, 2018
Lean and projectable 6-foot-1, 145-pound frame. The right-handed pitcher has a short over-top arm action, with quickness in the arm. Created good downhill angle with fastball and was commanded around the zone at 82-83 mph. Also, showed a breaking ball with solid depth and 11/5 shape at 72-74 mph.

Conner Nations, LHP, Madison Central, 2021
5-foot-10, 155-pound, projectable frame with plenty of room to added growth and  strength. The left-hander works from a ¾ slot with a short arm stroke and easy effort. Drop and drive delivery with smooth rhythm, level shoulders and an athletic finish. His fastball was only 76-77 mph but had occasional lateral action with more velocity to come in the future. Also throwing a changeup with slight fading action at 68 mph. Nations went three innings, and allowed five runs on three hits while striking out three. At the plate the left-handed hitter had a balanced approach with loose smooth rhythm.

Gentry Tigrett, Catcher, Brandon, 2020
Standing 5-foot-10, 175 pounds, the right-handed hitter starts from a closed athletic position. Toe tap rhythm, with short stride and direct path, also displaying feel for the barrel. Behind the plate he shows soft hands with developing flexibility. On throws to second worked with in-line direction and some length in exchange recording pop times ranging 2.12-2.25.

Gabe Garner, Catcher, Germantown, 2019
Long, athletic 6-foot-2, 165 pound frame with room for added strength. His hands are average and makes a clean, easy exchange with fundamental footwork. There is length in his arm stroke with some effort. At the plate, the right handed hitter he has an athletic set-up and balance throughout his swing. Fluid rhythm in approach with loose hands and a slight lift in his swing

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