Elite Prospect Showcase: Outfield Analysis


Greg Williams
Pennsylvania Director of Scouting

The Elite Prospect Showcase took place on October 26th at Keystone State Baseball Academy giving our staff a final look this fall at some of the top prospects in Pennsylvania. Today we continue a series of articles analyzing the prospects in attendance with a look at those players that participated as primary outfielders.

+ For complete results for all prospects in attendance CLICK HERE. All prospects will be analyzed and appear in a corresponding article based on their primary positions.

Outfield Analysis

Charles Evans, Pennsbury HS, OF, 2022
5-foot-9, 150-pound right-handed hitter starts from a slightly open stance and utilizes a controlled, lift-and-replace stride to begin. Showcased loose hands and an advanced feel for the barrel. Registered a bat exit velocity of 84 mph and ran an event best 6.72 60-yard dash. Extremely fluid and athletic in his defensive actions while routinely playing through the baseball. Showcased advanced 89 mph arm strength with straight line carry to home plate. Well rounded prospect continues to get better. Overall skill set will continue to develop through physical maturity and strength gains.

Angel Martinez, Camden County Tech HS (NJ), OF, 2022
5-foot-8, 150-pound left-handed hitter starts from a square stance and initiates his swing with a lift-and-replace stride. Showcased balance throughout with strong lower half action and a feel for the barrel. Registered a bat exit velocity of 78 mph and ran a 6.95-yard dash. Showcased active feet and athletic actions defensively with accurate 77 mph arm strength to home plate. Definite follow in this class with a well round skill set and room to add to his current frame.

Nik Rubendall, Pope John Paul II HS, OF/RHP, 2022
Physical 6-foot-1, 185-pound continues to impress with his two-way abilities. The right-handed hitter took one of the louder rounds of batting practice on the day starting from a square stance and initiating his swing from a deep load with a lift-and-replace stride. Displayed present power with an ability to create backspin. Registered a bat exit velocity of 90 mph and ran a 7.29 60-yard dash. Plays through the baseball routinely in the outfield and showcased advanced 89 mph arm strength to home plate. The righty sat 82-84 off the mound from a high 3/4 arm slot. Motion is long in the back and long out front. Curveball showed tight 11/5 rotation at 68-73 with occasional two-plane action. Also commanded a changeup with good sell at 78-80.

UPCOMING ANALYSIS SCHEDULE 

UPCOMING EVENTS

SHOWCASE STATE DATE LOCATION
2019 Fall Measurables & Evaluation Showcase PA 11/02 Keystone State Baseball Academy
2019 Holiday Showcase PA 12/28 Keystone State Baseball Academy