Quick Hitters: American Dream Baseball - Position Players


Matt Payne
Director of Scouting, PBR of NC

On Sunday November 20th PBR of North Carolina was on hand at Fuquay Varina High School for a Scout Day with American Dream Baseball. The Scout Day featured players from the 2024-2028 grad classes.

 The day began with catchers going through a defensive evaluation followed by pitchers throwing a controlled bullpen with Trackman collecting ball flight analytics. After the pitchers, position players ran a laser timed 10 yd and 60 yd sprint. After running players took batting practice on the field with Trackman gathering ball flight data. The day concluded with outfielders and infielders going through a defensive workout. 

Below we begin our breakdown of the players in attendance. Look for more information to follow in the coming days. 

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Quick Hitters - Position Players

Sam Boswell, 2B, 2026

5-foot-7, 150-pound frame. Worked through the middle of the field using a line drive approach during his BP rounds. Balanced swing with a direct path, barrel works flat through the zone. Top exit velocity at 76.6 mph, average EV at 67.1 mph. 

Ashton Davis, 3B, 2027

Lanky frame at 5-foot-9, 150-pounds with room for maturation ahead. Hands are quick with a short path to the ball. Stays balanced with his barrel getting length out front. Hit balls off the barrel through the middle of the field. Peak exit velocity at 84 mph, average EV at 74.2 mph. 

Noah Genna, 3B/OF, 2025

5-foot-11, 145-pound frame with room to add strength. Worked gap to gap during his BP rounds. Hands have some quickness with a mostly level barrel path. Peak exit velocity at 83.1 mph, average EV at 76.6 mph. 

Peter Hoffman, 3B, 2026

Athletic frame at 5-foot-11, 140-pounds. Balanced swing with some quickness to his hands. Barrel works slightly uphill through the zone getting extension out front. Worked through the middle of the field with his top exit velocity at 82.8 mph, average EV at 75.6 mph. 

Michael McLean, OF, 2027

Lanky frame at 5-foot-11, 135-pounds with room for maturation ahead. Athletic in the box with loose, quick hands. Mostly flat swing path working to both sides of the field. Peak exit velocity at 80.4 mph, average EV at 69.1 mph. 

Michael O’Briant, SS, 2026

5-foot-7, 115-pound frame. Hit balls off the barrel through the middle and to the opposite field. Quick hands with his barrel working flat through the zone. Top exit velocity at 75.5 mph, average EV at 67.7 mph. 

Henry Russin, 1B, 2024

6-foot-3, 175-pound frame. Worked to both sides of the field during his BP rounds. Barrel stays inside the ball and works uphill through the zone. Peak exit velocity at 84.1 mph, average EV at 73.8 mph. 

Jayce Smith, OF/2B, 2025

Athletic frame at 5-foot-10, 145-pounds with room to fill out. Left hand hitter. Balanced swing with his barrel working flat through the zone. Hands have quickness. Worked to both gaps during BP with his peak exit velocity at 82.2 mph, average EV at 75.2 mph. 

Aubrey Stanley, 1B, 2025

5-foot-10, 225-pound build. Left hand hitter. Posted the top exit velocity on the day at 90 mph, average EV at 84.4 mph. Short to the ball with his barrel staying inside and through the ball with quickness to his hands. Hit several balls off the barrel through the middle and to the left center field gap. 

William Stanley, C, 2026

5-foot-8, 137-pound frame. Short balanced swing with a line drive approach. Barrel stays inside the ball. Hit balls off the barrel through the middle and to the opposite field. Top exit velocity at 77.3 mph, average EV at 70.5 mph. 

Kason Brown, 3B, 2026

6-foot, 185-pound frame. LIned balls through the middle and to the left center gap during his BP rounds. Flat swing path with some strength in his hands. Top exit velocity at 88.1 mph, average EV at 77.2 mph. 

Cassius Grimsley, OF, 2026

5-foot-10, 130-pound frame. Loose, flat swing with a middle of the field approach. Short path with his barrel staying inside the ball with quickness to his hands. Top exit velocity at 79 mph, average EV at 72.7 mph. 

Jack Piccini, C/OF, 2026

5-foot-11, 166-pound frame. Balanced swing with quick hands. Hit several balls off the barrel through the middle of the field. Back leg drives through the swing with some lift to the swing path. Top exit velocity at 81.7 mph, average EV at 75 mph. 

Dariel Pagan, C/2B, 2026

5-foot-9, 125-pound frame with room for growth ahead. Barrel stays inside the ball with some quickness to his hands. Lined balls through the middle and the opposite field. Top exit velocity at 74.3 mph, average EV at 66.4 mph. 

Gavin Jackson, 3B, 2026

6-foot-3, 195-pound frame. Worked mostly to his pull side during his BP rounds. Hands have some quickness and strength. Top exit velocity at 82.8 mph, average EV at 77.7 mph.