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Spring Video Scout Blog: Edition 4


Jared Carrier
VP of Operations

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VIDEO SCOUT BLOG / EDITION 4

Jacob Cooper OF / RHP / Cathedral Prep, PA / 2022

Long, Projectable frame at 6-foot-2, 185 pounds. Has athleticism in his actions which he showcased in the preseason posting a 6.97 60 time and a 87 mph raw exit velocity with the bat. Uses a strong, balanced lower half to generate bat speed through the zone. shows a good feel for the barrel in his gap to gap approach. Displays quality footwork in the OF ranging from side to side with a accurate arm.  Will ben an exciting follow at the 2020 PA State Games.

 

Noah Czajkowski RHP / OF / Nowrin, PA / 2022

Lean, athletic build at 6-foot, 165 pounds. Had a strong showing in the preseason where he was up to 82 mph on the mound, recorded an 84 mph raw exit velocity with the bat and in the outfield displayed accurate throws at 83 mph. At the plate shows a good feel for the barrel with present gap power. On the mound has a repeatable delivery with a quick arm action getting over his front side.  Will be with us at the 202 PA State games.


 

Charles Evans OF / RHP / Pennsbury, PA / 2022

At 5-foot-9, 160 pounds has present strength and athleticism in everything he does.  Starts with an up right stance using a leg-hang stride. shows balance through the swing with advanced feel for the barrel staying through the zone. Athletic actions in the OF with a strong accurate arm. Put up impressive numbers at previous events ( 6.72 60-time, 89 OF Velo, 89 Raw exit Velo), will be fun to watch at the 2020 PA State Games. 

 

Corbin Kalp 2B / OF / Richland, PA / 2021

Athletic, wiry build at 5-foot-11, 150 pounds. At the plate gets the swing started with a knee knock stride gaining some ground. Uses efficient lower half to generate barrel whip through the zone working through the middle of the field. Defensively shows quality foot work with a soft glove and quick release. Had a good showing in the preseason with a 74 mph accurate arm and recorded a 81 mph raw exit velocity.

 

Daniel Kanagy RHP / 1B / East Juniata, PA / 2021

Well built at 6-foot-2, 225 pounds with strength and athleticism in his actions. At the plate uses strong lower half and short direct swing path to drive the ball through the middle of the field. Recorded a 88 mph raw exit velocity and an impressive round of BP at the Preseason SW/Central event. On the mound at the Preseason NE/Central event he was up to 84 with the fastball. Builds momentum throughout delivery getting into back side and getting through release with intent. Arm speed appears to be improving with the ball jumping out of the hand. Will be exciting follow at the PA State Games. 

 

Tyler Lander RHP / OF / Penn-Trafford, PA / 2021

Strong, sturdy frame at 5-foot-8, 170 pounds. Shows balance through out a repeatable delivery. Starts with rocker step and varies timing on occasion. Uses a high leg lift with a hip swivel, clean hand separation as drives out in line finishing with a 3/4 release against a string front side. Fastball has life out of the hand, 2-seam has arm side run and shows ability to elevate 4-seam.

 

Jake Houtz LHP / 1B / Schuylkill Haven, PA / 2021

Long, athletic frame at 6-foot-2, 195 pounds. Uses a lift and replace stride for timing. Shows a strong, balanced lower half, direct path to the ball with a slight uphill finish. Solid contact to all fields showing a good feel for the barrel. Defensively shows active footwork fielding the ball in front and playing through it. On the mound has a balanced, repeatable delivery, uses a high leg lift building momentum and finishes over a strong front side.

 

Nate Kinsey C / 3B / Bishop McDevitt, PA / 2022

Strong, athletic build at 6-foot-2, 198 pounds. The switch hitter shows a balanced lower half from both side of the plate with similar swing path and a good feel for the barrel and a gap to gap approach. In the preseason event recorded a 92mph raw exit velocity. Defensively start low to the ground and displays quality receiving skills with accurate throws with carry. At previous events best pop time was 2.08 with 74 mph arm strength. Exciting follow at the 2020 PA State Games.

 

Joe Limongelli C / 3B / Pennsbury, PA / 2021

Athletic build at 5-foot-7, 170 pounds. At a Baseball U Scout day in the preseason he registered a 71 mph raw exit velocity, 2.25 pop time from a 65 mph accurate arm. Offensively starts with a wide, open base. Strides back to even gaining some ground to initiate swing. Direct swing path to the ball with 1 hand finish making solid line drive contact through the middle and pull side. Displays quality receiving skills with straight line foot work and a clean transfer on accurate throws to the bag.

Jack Messina LHP / 1B / State College Area, PA / 2023

Strong physical frame at 5-foot-10, 175 pounds. At the plate starts with an even stance with a lift-and-replace stride, hands are loose with good rhythm. Swing is direct to the ball with some extension through the zone. Shows solid line drive contact through the middle and pull side. Shows fundamental foot work in the outfield arriving to the ball on time. On the mound he shows a balanced, repeatable delivery staying in line with the target. Has a long loose arm action with a clean 3/4 release. fastball has life out of the hand with arm side run (up to 82 mph at Preseason event) while the curveball has tight 1-5 rotation with depth. Excited to see the 2-way prospect at the PA State Games.

 

Andrew Napoleon RHP / OF / Taylor Allderdice , PA / 2022

Projectable frame at 6-foot, 165 pounds with athleticism in his actions. Uses lower half efficiently driving out in line with hip/shoulder tilt before pulling through over a strong front side. Long, athletic arm action to a high 3/4 release where the fastball comes out of the hand with life on it. Showed a good feel for a sharp curve sweeping across the zone. Change up was thrown at near arm speed with some sink.

 

Eddy Navarro 3B / C / Christian School of York, PA / 2022

Strong, athletic build at 5-foot-10, 210 pounds. The switch hitter showed very similar swings from both sides. Uses his strong lower half to generate barrel whip through balanced swing. Shows a flat barrel path through the zone staying behind the ball resulting in hard contact through the middle of the field (87 mph raw exit vleo in Feb.) Defensively has active footwork with soft glove and the ability to make the play on the run and make the throw from different angles (75 mph INF arm strength)

Nick Patterson 3B / OF / Kennett, PA / 2021

Lean, athletic build at 5-foot-9 170 pounds. Starts with a lift and replace stride showing good effort out of a balanced lower half. Compact swing with a flat path through the zone with a good feel for the barrel. Registered a 86 mph raw exit velo back in Feb. 2019. Defensively shows athletic actions in the OF and INF with a soft glove playing through the ball routinely.

 

Ethan Pfeffer 3B / RHP / Trinity, PA / 2022

Strong build at 5-foot-9, 170 pounds. At the plate has a strong, balanced lower half with a direct swing to and through the ball and a gap to gap line drive approach. At 3B has active footwork with a soft glove playing through the ball routinely. Work out of the stretch on the mound setting up on the 1st base side. Gets into back side as he drives out to a repeatable release and follow through against a strong front side. Arm action is athletic with a clean 3/4 release. Locates the fastball to both side with some arm side tail. Commanded the sharp a sharp slider to glove side and threw the change up with good arm speed and fade.

 

Joey Santora C / 2B / Pennridge, PA / 2023

Lean, athletic frame at 5-foot-9, 145 pounds. Offensively starts with a lift and replace stride. shows balance through the swing with a direct path to the ball and a middle of the field approach. Defensively has quick feet with a clean transfer on accurate throws around the bag out of a 3/4 arm slot. 


 

Cole Sebastian OF / 2B / Otto-Eldred, PA / 2021

The 6-foot 160 pound lean outfielder with athleticism and fluidity in all his actions had an impressive preseason performance where he ran a 6.50 60-yard dash, 80 mph OF arm velo and a 96 mph raw-exit velo. At the plate displays advanced barrel control with the ability to drive the ball to all fields and natural lift to the pull side. Defensively has quality foot with the ability to track it down. Will be exciting to see all his tools on display at the 2020 PA State Games.

Will Slamm OF / RHP / La Salle, PA / 2023

Athletic, projectable frame at 6-foot, 183 pounds. The left-handed hit shows a direct path to the ball with some extension and a feel for the barrel. Recorded a 84 mph Raw exit velocity in the Preseason Scout day. In the outfield Plays through the ball with an accurate arm the was 79 mph in February. On the mound he works quickly out of the stretch with a short take away and a 3/4 release. Fastball has life out of the hand (up to 80 mph in Feb.) and shows good feel for a sharp curveball out of the same slot. Excited to see the 2-way prospect at the PA State Games. 

 

Owen Smith OF / 1B / Punxsutawney Area, PA / 2021

Projectable frame at 6-foot-4, 167 pounds with athleticism and fluidity to his actions. In the preseason he had a strong performance with a 7.01 60 time, 82 mph raw-exit velocity and accurate throws from the OF at 80 mph. Has good rhythm at the plate with balance through out the swing. Uses lower half to generate some whip through the zone with a good feel for the barrel. Looking forward to his efforts at the 2020 PA State Games.


 

Patrick Sullivan C / 1B / Cathedral Prep, PA / 2022

Lean, athletic build at 6-foot, 160 pounds. Had a good showing in the preseason with a 85 mph raw exit velocity, 2.07 pop time with a 76 mph arm. At the plate has a feel for the barrel with a slight uphill path resulting in some lift to the pull side. Fluid transfer out of the crouch with a strong, accurate arm. 

 

Jacob Vitale LHP / OF / Union Area , PA / 2021

Strong, athletic build at 5-foot-8, 180 pounds. Balanced repeatable delivery bring his knee to the chest with a coil, gets glove arm up getting shoulder tilt as glides out and pulls through against a strong front side. Commands the fastball down with some arm side run. Good feel for curveball with 1-5 shape and tight rotation.

Alex Eisenberger RHP / OF / Donegal , PA / 2023

Lean, athletic frame at 6-foot 174 pounds. In the preseason event registered a 81 mph raw-exit velocity, OF velo 80 mph and FB was 74-76 on the mound. At the plate start with an open stance and uses a leg kick to get the swing started. direct swing path to contact staying behind the ball with a 1 handed finish. Defensively shows active footwork playing through the ball routinely. On the mound shows a balanced, repeatable delivery following through against a strong front side.

Garrett Starr SS / RHP / DuBois Area, PA / 2021

Strong, physical build at 6-foot, 182 pounds. At the plate uses a short stride to get started, Good feel for the barrel with a slight up hill plane through the zone (83 mph raw-exit velo in preseason event). Defensively shows active footwork fielding the ball low with a soft glove hand with an accurate arm (76 mph in preseason). Was also up to 80 mph on the mound in the preseason with a feel for his secondary pitches. 

Jack Higgins SS / C / Schuylkill Haven, PA / 2021

Strong, athletic build at 5-foot-8, 165 pounds. At the plate start with a lift and replace stride, shows a flat path through the zone with a good feel for the barrel. Defensively shows athletic footwork playing through the ball routinely.

 

 

 

Ty Stecko C / OF / Norwin, PA / 2022

Strong, athletic build at 6-foot-2, 185 pounds. Ha a strong performance in the preseason where he recorded a 88 mph raw exit velocity, registered a 2.05 pop time with 73 mph arm strength. At the plate shows good rhythm with a direct path to the ball finishing slightly up hill. Defensively shows quality receiving skills. Shows quick foot work and a clean transfer to a fast release on accurate throws to the bag. Looking forward to his efforts at the 2020 PA State Games.

 

 

 

 





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UPCOMING EVENTS

SHOWCASE STATE DATE LOCATION
2020 PA State Games PA 06/15 Showers Field
2020 JR. PA State Games PA 06/29 Showers Field
PA Summer Prospect Games (Session 1) PA 07/14 Showers Field
PA Summer Prospect Games (Session 2) PA 07/14 Showers Field
PA Summer Prospect Games (Session 3) PA 07/15 Showers Field
PA Summer Prospect Games (Session 4) PA 07/15 Showers Field
2020 Call to the Hall PA 07/21 Doubleday Field



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