Prep Baseball Report

Three Unsigned Seniors

Ronald Sims
Mississippi Scouting Director

There have been several talented seniors around the state who, displayed solid actions this summer and remain unsigned as the fall concludes. Today, the Prep Baseball Report Mississsippi scouting staff highlights three 2019 prospects that are still looking for an opportunity to continue their careers.


Julian Murphy C / 3B / Ridgeland, MS / 2019

Medium 5-foot-11, 186-pound frame with room for added strength.  Right-handed hitter that starts from an open, balanced setup, works closed with a leg kick load into short stride landing balanced in a tall hitting position. Left-center field type approach with rotational path and bat speed that produced an exit velocity of 85 mph. Defensively, he sits high in the setup with quick, clean exchanges into short high-3/4 arm action. Pop times ranged from 1.95-2.07 and a positional velocity of 73 mph from the crouch. Ran a 7.44 60-yard dash.

Avery Thomas OF / St. Andrew, MS / 2019

Athletic 5-foot-11, 175-pound frame with quick twitch athleticism throughout build. Solid athlete posting a 7.01 60-yard dash. Right-handed hitter hits from balanced setup, works backwards in load with toe tap rhythm and short stride. Line-drive type approach with level to slight uphill path, produced exit velocity of 81 mph. Outfielder with average hands, solid footwork, slow, clean exchanges while fielding balls out front and working through athletically. Short arm action into high-3/4 release with accuracy, produced a positional velocity of 75 mph.

Brady Windham OF / RHP / Richland, MS / 2019

Medium 5-foot-8, 150-pound frame with present strength in build.  Solid defender that works through the ball athletically with receptive hands and fluid footwork. Medium arm stroke into high-3/4 release with solid carry on throws  recorded an outfield velocity of 85 mph. Right-handed hitter that hits from athletic setup with a high hands set. Loads with simple shift of weight working onto back side, short stride, balanced approach and solid use of lower half. Line-drive contact with rhythm and feel for the barrel and bat speed for size posting an 88 mph exit velocity. Ran a 7.44 60-yard dash.