Holiday Showcase: Class of 2023 Analysis


Greg Williams
Pennsylvania Director of Scouting

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The 2019 Holiday Showcase took place on December 28th at Keystone State Baseball Academy giving our staff an final look at 30 prospects from threes states before the curtain closes on 2019. Today we continue a series of articles analyzing the prospects in attendance with a look at those players that participated from the Class of 2023.

+ 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.

Class of 2023

Tyler Acevedo, M.S. 129 HS (NY), SS
5-foot-7, 125-pound right-handed hitter starts from a square stance and utilizes a knee-to-knee stride to initiate his swing. The young prospect displayed advanced barrel awareness with the ability to create some backspin. Hands work well through contact. Registered a bat exit velocity of 71 mph and ran a 7.74 60-yard dash. Showcased active feet while routinely playing through the baseball defensively. Displayed developing 71 mph arm strength across the diamond. Solid all around skill set will continue to develop with strength gains through physical maturity.

Will Cranford, Lancaster Catholic HS, OF/RHP
5-foot-8, 130-pound two-way prospect continues to show progress in his development. The right-handed hitter starts from a square stance and initiates his swing with a lift-and-replace stride. Showcased a gap-to-gap, line drive approach with solid feel for the barrel. Registered a bat exit velocity of 75 mph and ran a 7.50 60-yard dash. Displayed athletic defensive actions while playing through the ball routinely. Registered 78 mph arm strength from the outfield with above average straight line carry.

UPCOMING ANALYSIS SCHEDULE 

UPCOMING EVENTS

SHOWCASE STATE DATE LOCATION
Super 60 Pro Showcase NATIONAL 02/02 The MAX - McCook, IL
2020 Preseason All-State - Southeast Session 1 PA 02/15 Keystone State Baseball Academy
2020 Preseason All-State - Southeast Session 2 PA 02/16 Keystone State Baseball Academy
2020 Preseason All-State - SW/Central PA 02/22 Iron Horse Sports Complex
2020 NJ/NY/PA Committed Player ProCase PA 02/23 Keystone Baseball Academy
2020 Preseason All-State - Western PA 02/23 Pittsburgh Indoor Sports Arena
2020 Preseason All-State - NE/Central PA 02/29 Liberty Sports Arena
2020 Preseason All-State - Northwest PA 02/29 Erie Premier Sports
2020 Preseason Jr PA State Games Trials PA 03/08 Keystone State Baseball Academy
2020 Northeast JUCO Day PA 06/03 Dutchess Stadium