Prep Baseball Report

Southwest Suburban Prospect ID: Top Overall Prospects

By Drew Locascio
Illinois Scouting Director

The Southwest Suburban Prospect ID is in the books, all of the positional analysis was rolled out this week and can be viewed in the news archives HERE. This years event featured a mixture of all high school grade levels. A number of young prospects stood out. Today we conclude our event analysis by ranking the Top 10 prospects from the event.


1. Chase Stanke, C, Marmion, 2018
Projectable, athletic frame at 6-foot-2, 175-pounds. Left-handed hitting catcher. At the plate hits from a balanced setup. Smooth load to backside with a short stride and good balance. Slight collapse on backside. Looseness in the hands creating a fast, whippy bat. Middle away approach with a short swing path and fluid rhythm. Showed strength thru contact with 87 mph exit velocity from a tee. Home to first at 4.36. Defensively has a short, loose arm action from an over the top arm slot. Quick footwork with a clean exchange, doesn’t always gain ground towards second. Popped 1.98-2.01 and threw 79 mph from the crouch.


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