Eastern PA Fall Review Anaylysis: Class of 2020


Greg Williams
Pennsylvania Director of Scouting

The Eastern PA Fall Review took place September 15th at Keystone State Baseball Academy after weather forced a change in venue from Widener University. Today we continue a series of articles analyzing the prospects in attendance by taking a look at those prospects that participated from the Class of 2020.

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Class of 2020

Parker CurryParker Curry, RHP/OF, Faith Christian Academy (PA)
6-foot-1, 175-pound primary pitcher sat 81-83 from a high 3/4 arm slot while also showing feel for a curveball with 11/5 rotation at 69-70 and a changeup at 64-65. The right-handed hitter starts from a slightly open stance and utilizes a lift-and-replace stride to initiate his swing. Curry wore out the middle of the field during batting practice while registering a bat exit velocity of 79 mph. The two-way prospect showcased the ability to play through the baseball defensively while flashing the top outfield arm strength at the event at 85 mph.

Luke GregoryLuke Gregory, C/OF, Council Rock South HS (PA)
6-foot, 160-pound right-handed hitter has quieted down his approach at the plate and the results on this date were impressive. Gregory now starts from a slightly open stance and initiates his swing with a simple, lift-and-replace stride. He showed the ability to stay behind the baseball and to create backspin while registering a bat exit velocity of 82 mph. Gregory has shown a top pop time of 2.03 and 71 mph arm strength from the crouch. On this date he also displayed capable defensive actions in the outfield with 73 mph arm strength while running a 7.37 60-yard dash.

Emilio PallanteEmilio Pallante, SS/2B, Council Rock South HS (PA)
5-foot-8, 160-pounde middle infielder impressed with a well rounded skill set at the PBR Fall Kickoff Showcase Tournament in August. The right-handed hitter starts from an open stance and utilizes a pronounced leg-hang stride to initiate his swing with significant lower half glide. He registered an 81 mph bat exit velocity and recorded a pair of singles in game action. Pallante showed significant range and the ability to play the baseball on the move with accurate 80 mph arm strength across the diamond. Shows leadership qualities and a solid knowledge of the game.

Lennon ParisLennon Paris, 1B/C, Boyertown Area HS (PA)
5-foot-10, 185-pound right-handed hitter starts from an open stance and utilizes a lift-and-replace stride to initiate his swing. Displayed a flat barrel path through the zone with some length to his swing while barreling the baseball consistently in his round of batting practice. Registered a 75 mph bat exit velocity and showcased capable foot and glove work around the bag at first base with accurate 68 mph arm strength across the diamond. Also showed pop times of 2.40-2.50 on throws of 65 mph from the crouch while displaying solid in game receiving skills behind the dish.

Drew ScottDrew Scott, OF, Downingtown West HS (PA)
5-foot-7, 165-pound right-handed hitter starts from a slightly open stance and utilizes a knee-to-knee stride to initiate his swing. Displayed a line drive approach during a solid round of batting practice with a middle of the field approach. Registered a 77 mph bat exit velocity and shot a single up the middle in game action after being hit by pitch in two previous at bats. The outfielder ran a 7.95 60-yard dash and showcased the ability to play through the ball routinely with accurate 68 mph arm strength from a 3/4 arm slot during defensive evaluations.


POST EVENT ANALYSIS

September 16 - Complete Results & Top Performers
September 17 - Class of 2019 Analysis (Part One)
September 18 - Class of 2019 Analysis (Part Two)
September 19 - Class of 2020 Analysis
September 20 - Class of 2021 & 2022 Analysis

UPCOMING EVENTS

SHOWCASE STATE DATE LOCATION
Western PA Fall Scout Day (Invite Only) PA 09/29 Allegheny College
PBR Evaluation & Measurables Showcase PA 10/7 Keystone State Baseball Academy (Manheim)
Astro Falcons Scout Day PA 10/14 Bob Cene Park (Struthers, OH)
Elite Prospect Showcase (Invite Only) PA 10/27 Keystone State Baseball Academy (Manheim)
PBR Mid-Atlantic ProCase (Invite Only) PA 10/28 Keystone State Baseball Academy (Manheim)


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