Four Prominent Uncommitted Players In OK's 2018 Class

Andy Urban
Oklahoma Scouting Director

Prep Baseball Report Oklahoma has been all over the state this fall, covering as many players as possible. Today, PBR takes a look at four prominent uncommitted players in OK's 2018 class that could really shine at the next level.

Alex Austin, RHP/3B, Collinsville HS
A 6-foot-4, 213-pound broad shoulder, strong frame.  Average tempo delivery with rhythm, high leg kick, high-3/4 slot, fast arm, slight head pull, upright finish. Fastball flashes arm-side run, 82-85 mph, some tilt when down in the zone. Slider shows tight spin, depth, 10/4 shape, 77-78 mph. Curveball is inconsistent at times, 11/5 shape, 61-63 mph. Offensively, right-handed hitter, middle-pull approach, bat speed.  wide, athletic stance, bat on shoulder, smooth load, small stride, heel turn trigger, short to contact, high finish. Defensively, average lateral movement, strong arm.

Caleb Denny, SS, Owasso HS
A 6-foot-1, 170-pound lean, athletic frame. Offensively, left-handed hitter, middle-pull approach, advanced bat speed. Athletic, back leg heavy, quiet stance, moderate stride, late heel plant,  good leg drive,  on plane to contact, high finish. Defensively, athletic, fluid, easy actions, moves well laterally, charges the ball with well, soft hands, clean arm action, decent carry, accurate. Overall, easily one of the top defenders in Oklahoma's 2018 class.

A.J. Moore, RHP, Moore HS
A 6-foot, 170, proportional build. Works from a smooth, up-tempo, athletic delivery, high leg kick. Arm action is loose, fluid, high-3/4 slot, hooks the ball in the back. Fastball sits 87-89 mph, touching 90, flashes late, heavy, arm-side run.  Slider is thrown with full arm speed, shows depth at 76-78 mph.

Jackson Wagner, OF, Cascia Hall HS
A 6-foot-2, 195-pound athletic build, broad shoulders, long legs. Offensively, right-handed hitter, middle of the field approach, some strength and bat speed.  Slightly front foot heavy open set-up, good rhythm, moderate leg kick, drops hands, flat plane through contact, quick hands with some strength, good runner. Defensively, athletic actions in the outfield, good routes, strong arm.

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