On Deck Preview: 2018 INF Gabriel Lopez (Monroe-Woodbury)


Jared Carrier
Scouting Director

The calendar has rolled into 2018 and our preseason showcase schedule is rapidly approaching. Over the next few weeks we will be taking an in-depth look at some of the players that will be attending these events. Today's featured player is:

Gabriel Lopez

Class of 2018 / RHP

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2018
  • Primary Position: RHP
    Secondary Position: OF
  • High School: Monroe Woodbury
    State: NY
  • Summer Team: Crusaders Baseball Club
  • Height: 6-1
    Weight: 180lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

Statistics

Pitching
76
Max FB
75 - 76
FB
60 - 61
CB
67 - 68
CH
Position
7.57
60-yard
76
INF Velo
73
OF Velo
78
Exit Velo
5.05
H-1st

On Deck Preview

UPCOMING EVENT/ CURRENT ROSTER (Click Image)

RECENT SHOWCASE HISTORY

NY Games (June 25-27, 2017) Intriguing 6-foot, 160-pound athlete with an 8.03/60, has run 7.57 in past. Defensively - Fundamentally sound, with agile footwork, soft hands, smooth transfer with pinpoint accuracy at 76 MPH, poised and confident, effortless. Could work on being more assertive in getting rid of the ball. Offensively - Upright stance, keeps hands back, inner knee rotation, short to contact; keeps bat on level path through the zone with full extension and slight upper cut after contact, consistent barrel contact with an exit velocity of  71 MPH (personal best is 76 MPH). Pitching - Loose and clean arm action, uses height to get downward plane on fastball with movement at 71-72 MPH, curveball at 60-61 MPH is deceptive, induces weak contact, confident with change-up at 66-67 MPH, untapped potential. Decent action on all offerings, room for velocity growth.

WHAT TO EXPECT

"Lopez battled some injuries in 2017 in which became a year for him to get back on track. Showed well defensively and at the plate, with a short/compact swing,  during the NY Games while working himself back into the mix on the mound. Looking to see a physically stronger and more aggressive player this time around. Uncommitted senior."


Videos

NY State Games (June 25-27, 2017)



Recent On Deck Previews

Upcoming Showcase Events

New York Winter Open NY 02/11 Paul Gerry Fieldhouse - Loch Sheldrake, NY
Rising Stars Winter Showcase NY 02/11 Paul Gerry Fieldhouse - Loch Sheldrake, NY
Preseason All-State West (NYS Games Trials) NY 02/19 Pinnacle Sports Campus - Victor, NY
Preseason All-State Downstate (NYS Games Trials) NY 02/21 House Of Sports - Ardsley, NY
Preseason All-State East (NYS Games Trials) NY 02/22 All-Star Academy - Latham, NY