OK Underclass Prospect Games: Middle Infileder Analysis

Andy Urban
Oklahoma Scouting Director

On October 29th, Prep Baseball Report Oklahoma held it inaugural event, the OK Underclass Prospect Games, in Edmond Oklahoma. Nearly 70 players from around the state from the 2018, 2019, and 2020 classes attended the event.

Player profiles have been updated with profile pictures, stats, and videos. In days to come, we will break down the event position-by-position. Today, we will take an in-depth look at the middle infielders. Overall, a good defensive group highlighted by some athleticism. Though many of the middle infielders on this list are two-way players, they will be covered here as infielders.  Click on the player’s name to see their full profile.

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*All batters started with a 1-1 count
*All exit velos from a tee

Alex Andrews, SS, Edmond Santa Fe HS (2018)
A 5-foot-11, 155-pound wiry frame, room to add size and strength. Defensively, good angles, sure hands, accurate arm with some carry, 74 mph across the infield, clean actions, natural instincts. Made tough backhand plays look routine. Offensively, right-handed hitter, middle-pull approach, stays behind the baseball. Upright open stance, leg kick, level plane through contact, 74 mph exit velo. Runs a 7.25 60. Singled through the right side of the infield in the game, going 1/3 with two walks and a strikeout.          

Jordan Compton, SS, Carl Albert HS (2018)
A 5-foot-11, 170-pound lean build. Offensively, switch hitter, more consistent from the right, middle of the field approach, bat speed, some pop to the pull gap. Back leg heavy set-up, some rhythm in the hands, small stride, slightly uphill path produces backspin, 87 mph exit velo. Defensively, quick, strong, and accurate arm, 86 mph across the diamond,  average hands, flashes improved footwork. Runs a 7.14 60. Compton went 1/3 with a strikeout, walk and line drive triple over the center fielders head.

Carter Dobrinski, SS, Bristow HS (2018)
 A 6-foot, 185-pound durable, athletic frame, strength throughout. Offensively, right-handed hitter, pull approach in BP gave way to a line to line approach in the game, bat speed, quick hands, good hand eye. Athletic stance, great rhythm, smooth load, leg kick, strides slightly open. Defensively, sure hands,  average range, accurate arm showed some carry. In-game, Dobrinski struck out, walked, and tripled to the right-center gap.  Turned a double play on defense. 

Korben Ford, SS, Silo HS (2020)

A 5-foot-5, 125-pound frame. Offensively, right-handed hitter, middle of the field, flat approach. Hits from a balanced, athletic stance, short and flat to contact, high finish, good hand eye, 79 mph exit velo. Runs a 7.47 60. Defensively, superior hands, good footwork, short and quick 3/4 arm slot, 79 mph to first base. Ford went 2/3 in the game with a line drive through right side, a triple to left, and two walks.

Ty Hansen, SS, Deer Creek HS (2018)
A 5-foot-10, 155-pound frame with room to grow. Offensively, left-handed hitter, middle of the field approach, stays inside the ball well. Relaxed, back leg heavy, upright set-up, late heel plant for timing, loose hands, flat path to contact, high finish, 77 mph exit velo. Runs a 7.65 60. Defensively, average footwork, good hands,  76 mph across the diamond. Hansen went 0/3 with a walk and a punch out.

Hunter Hughes, 2B, Tuttle HS (2018)
A 5-foot-10, 175-pound strong, muscular build. Offensively, right-handed hitter, middle-pull, flat approach, strength and quickness in his hands. A slightly wide, balanced, athletic set-up with some rhythm in the hands, short stride, efficient path to contact, high finish.  Hughes had easily one of the best rounds of the day, barreling almost every ball, 88 mph exit velo. Runs a 7.16 60. Defensively, advanced footwork, hands, and angles to the ball. Throws from an over the top slot, 73 mph, very accurate. Though hitless on the day, Hughes put together some very competitive at bats walking three times, taking an HBP, and stealing three bases. Also, turned a double play.

Major Kerr, 2B,  Edmond Memorial HS (2020)                     
A 5-foot-7, 125-pound frame. Runs a 7.69 60. Offensively, right-handed hitter, middle-oppo , flat approach. A slightly narrow, athletic stance, smooth load, loose hands, flat path through contact, 73 mph exit velo. Overall, a clean swing that will surely get results as Kerr develops physically. Defensively, clean footwork, average hands, ability to throw from multiple slots, 73 mph.  On the day, 0/2 with to strikeouts and a walk.    

Rhett Kouba, SS, El Reno HS (2018)
A 5-foot-11, 150-pound frame with room to add strength.  Runs a 7.88 60. Offensively, right-handed hitter, all fields approach, found barrel consistently . Wide, upright stance, quick toe-tap for timing, short to the ball, flat path through contact, 78 exit velo. Defensively, good hands and feet, athletic actions, loose arm, 77 mph across the infield.  In the game,  0-3 with HBP, and a walk.

Bryce Mosier, SS, Moore HS (2018)         
A 5-foot-10, 150-pound lean frame. Offensively, right-handed hitter, middle-oppo, flat approach. Upright, relaxed stance, knee-know load, slight arm bar, flat path through contact, 78 mph exit velo. Defensively, advanced hands, good feet, high-3/4 slot, 74 mph across the diamond. Runs a 7.27 60, aggressive base runner, two stolen bases.  Mosier was 0/3 with two walks and a strikeout.

Hank Paden, SS, Edmond Memorial HS (2018)    
A 6-foot-1, 165-pound frame with room to add strength. Offensively, right-handed hitter, middle-pull, flat approach. Relaxed, upright, slightly open stance, moderate stride, rotational path, 82 mph exit velo. Runs a 7.08 60.  Defensively, soft, consistent hands, good feet, throws from a loose 3/4 slot, some accuracy, 81 mph across the diamond. Paden was 0/3, but reached base on an E-6 in the game.

Brock Schreiner, SS, Choctaw HS (2018)
A 6-foot, 160-pound athletic, wiry strong frame. An advanced runner, 6.69 60, 4.54 on the turn to second. Offensively, right-handed hitter, middle-pull approach, quick hands. Balanced wide stance, short stride, short to the ball, flat path to contact, has a knack for finding the barrel. Defensively, excellent lateral movement, quick hands, developing arm strength. Cover lots of ground in the outfield, makes good reads, body control shows on diving catches. Schreiner showed his speed with in an infield hit to the shortstop, also had two strikeouts.

Mason Tittle, 2B, Morris HS (2018)
A 5-foot-10, 150-pound frame with room to grow. Runs a 7.34 60. Offensively, right-handed hitter, pull approach in BP. Front leg heavy set-up, smooth load,  late heel plant, steep angle of attack, high finish, 75 mph exit velo. Defensively, good hands, average feet, some accuracy, 73 mph to first base. In-game, 0/3, reached base on an E-6.

Ambren Voitik, 2B,  Enid HS (2020)
A 5-foot-6, 145-pound lean build. Offensively, left-handed hitter, pull approach. Slightly wide, athletic, open stance, reverse toe-tap load, slightly uphill path, some length in the swing, high finish, 80 mph exit velo. Defensively, good hands, quick release, low slot, 69 mph across the diamond.  In-game, 0/3 with a walk.  

Garrett Wilkens, SS, Deer Creek HS (2018)
A 5-foot-11, 175-pound frame with some strength. Offensively, right-handed hitter, middle-pull, line drive approach, good round of BP. Open stance with slight squat and bend at the waist, knee-knock load, flat bat path through contact, 78 mph exit velo. Defensively, average feet, fields the ball deep, over the top arm slot, 75 mph to first base, some accuracy.  Wilkens found his way on base twice, once on an E-6, the other a flair over first base.

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