Future Game Trials II: INF & OF

Matt Payne
Director of Scouting, PBR of NC

The PBR Future Games is the top underclass showcase event in the country each year.  PBR territories from across the country work to put together teams of the top uncommitted, underclass players to compete each year.  Team Carolina is made of players from North Carolina and South Carolina.  

On June 23 and 24, PBR of North Carolina ran invite only events to continue to identify players for Team Carolina.  Players attending the Future Game Trials were able to go through a full pro-style workout, running a laser timed 60, working through an offensive evaluation, and a defensive evaluation.  Pitchers threw controlled bullpens for PBR Scouts. Each day was live streamed with over 60 colleges and university programs watching one, or both days of workouts through the PBR of NC channel on Watch Your Game's live streaming feed.

Below are the full evaluations from the Future Game Trials at Louisburg JC on June 24th.

CLICK HERE to see the full stats and roster from Future Games Trials I at Tuckaseegee Park in Charlotte, NC


By the Numbers:

  • 35 players took part in the Future Games Trials I at Tuckaseegee Park
  • 21 players worked out at Future Games Trials II at Louisburg JC
  • 14 hitters saw a peak exit velocity off of a tee at 90 mph or higher
  • 4 position players ran a sub-7.00 laser timed sixty
  • 9 players ran under a 7.20 sixty
  • 6 infielders or outfielders produced arm strength above 85mph
  • 9 catchers saw their top pop time at 2.15 or better
  • 13 pitchers worked at 84 mph or higher


INfielders & outfielders




Ty Torti SS / 2B / Pro5 Baseball Academy, NC / 2022

Member of Team Carolina at the 2020 PBR Future Games

Positional Profile: 2B/SS.
Body: 5/11, 176 pounds. Athletic frame, projection ahead.
Defense: Athletic, fluid actions, soft hands, funnels to the belt, clean transfers.
Arm: R. INF - 78 mph. Accurate, short arm action, high 3/4 slot.
Hit: S. RHH-Athletic, even base, hands above back shoulder. Short stride, small hand load back. LHH-Athletic base, slightly open, hands at back shoulder. Short stride, quiet barrel. Similar from both sides, loose, hands have quickness, barrel stays through the zone, plenty of barrel feel, stays through the middle of the field.
Power: 84 mph exit velocity from the tee.  Above average bat speed.
Run:7.1 runner in the 60. 

Korbin Pettigrew SS / OF / John T Hoggard, NC / 2022


Positional Profile: SS/OF.
Body: 6/3, 175 pounds. Lanky, athletic frame, projection ahead.
Defense: Athletic, plays relaxed, catches ball off left hip, softness to hands, funnels to belt, clean transitions.
Arm: R. INF - 77 mph. Accurate, short arm action, high 3/4 slot.
Hit: R. Balanced, slightly open base, relaxed hands at back shoulder. Loads back with a toe tap, short stride, hands get back. Loose swing, quickness to his hands, level barrel path, lined balls middle and to pull side with barrel feel.
Power: 90 mph exit velocity from the tee.  Above average bat speed.
Run:6.9 runner in the 60. 

Braeden Murray 1B / 3B / DH Conley, NC / 2022


Positional Profile: 1B/3B.
Body: 6/2, 205 pounds. Large frame, strength present.
Defense: Plays relaxed, feel around the first base bag, above average hands.
Arm: R. INF - 78 mph. Accurate, long arm action, high 3/4 slot.
Hit: R. Relaxed, even base, hands at back shoulder, vertical barrel. Weight loads back, short stride, hands load in "C" shape with some barrel waggle. Loose hands, barrel stays through the zone, some lift out front, drove the ball to left center.
Power: 82 mph exit velocity from the tee.  Has pop to both gaps, above average bat speed.
Run:7.85 runner in the 60. 



Isaiah Faulkner OF / SS / Corinth Holders, NC / 2022


Positional Profile: OF/SS.
Body: 6/1, 175 pounds. Strong, athletic frame.
Defense: Quick choppy steps, works through the ball, relaxed hands, catches ball off left foot, clean exchanges.
Arm: R. OF - 74 mph. Accurate, some carry, medium arm stroke, over the top slot.
Hit: L. Tall, open, narrow base, low hands at chest. Long stride, hands get back. Short to ball, some quickness to hands, barrel stays inside the ball with extension out front, works through the middle, above average barrel feel.
Power: 84 mph exit velocity from the tee.  Has strength off the barrel. average bat speed.
Run:7.03 runner in the 60.