Fall Scout Notebook: 2019 Uncommitted Infielders



By Toby Bicknell
Texas Scouting Director

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Since the launch of Prep Baseball Report Texas, our staff has been all over the state covering games and evaluating players. We recently released our first ranking with the 2018 class. This week we will be releasing our coverage of the 2019 class. Here are the top uncommitted sophomore infielders from the fall.

TOP 2019 UNCOMMITTED INFIELDERS

Peyton Chatagnier, SS, Cy-Fair HS
5-foot-10, 150-pound frame. The shortstop flashes good range with advanced footwork, good arm action with carry in the arm. Aggressive player, attacks ground balls and takes charge on pop-ups. The right-handed hitter has good rhythm, smooth swing and loose finish. Long stride runner. In a workout earlier this fall he ran a 6.9 60-yard dash and stole two bases during the game.

Wyatt Rohmer, SS/OF, Byron Nelson HS
5-foot-11, 160-pound frame. Athletic build with well defined lower half and strength in the hands. The right-handed hitter has a solid set-up at the plate with quiet rhythm and a high leg-kick with balance as he waits for the ball to cross into the hitting zone. Engages the lower half in his swing with good weight transfer. Showed high level bat speed and strength finishing the barrel through contact on both fastballs and sliders. Has the ability to keep his hands back and hit off-speed pitches with leverage. On a triple in the left-center gap he was a 4.65 on the turn showing good acceleration between first and second. He also had a well-struck deep fly ball to left field and a base hit on a slider. Aggressive base-runner stealing three bags on the day.

Armani Sanchez, SS/RHP, Reagan HS
6-foot, 160-pound frame. Sanchez is an all around talented player with fast-twitch tools and a live body. On defense, the glove action and footwork profile to the middle of the field. Offensively he has strong hands, good rhythm and a loose finish. On the mound he works from a high-¾ slot with clean, whippy arm action. Fastball ranges from 80-85 mph, sitting mostly 83-84 mph. His changeup was is best off-speed pitch at 71-72 mph with good arm speed and downward action. He spun his slider 67-68 mph.

Mason Greer, IF/RHP, Colleyville Heritage HS
6-foot, 190-pound frame. Offensively the young left-handed hitter showed strength in his swing on two base hits and a fly ball to deep left field. His fastest home-to-first time was a 4.44. Showed the ability to handle the bat by putting the ball in play in every at-bat the first two days. Strong body with broad shoulders and well defined lower half. Pitched in short relief from a ¾ slot. His fastball was 82-84 mph and his slider was 71 mph with sweeping action.

Michael Cervantes, SS/RHP, Clear Springs HS
5-foot-10, 170 pound strong frame. Displayed excellent footwork, quick feet, and the ability to throw on the run. The arm works quick at 79 mph across the diamond. Offensively has a balanced set-up, slightly crouched stance, loose finish. Hit two balls on the barrel during game, a fly ball to left and a line-out to shortstop. Ran a 7.14 60-yard dash, scored 79 mph exit velo. Cervantes also got on the mound for an inning. Working from a high-¾ slot with short, clean arm action, his fastball ranged from 79-81 mph. Repeats delivery and shows good feel for the strike zone locating down and away from right-handed hitters. Slider has 11-5 shape with good depth at 70 mph.

Jayden Combs, SS/RHP, Cy-Ranch HS
6-foot, 170-pound, wiry, strong, projectable frame with long limbs. Very projectable all around athlete that showed advanced actions during the infield workout with quick exchange and great footwork. Ran a 7.2 60-yard dash. Works from low-¾ slot with good arm-side run, heavy life on his fastball 80-83 mph, topping out at 84 mph. Slider has slurve-type action at 65 mph.

Kaden Fikac, 3B/RHP, Victoria HS
6-foot-3, 220-pound strong frame, long limbs, advanced strength for his age. This left-handed hitter has a solid set-up at the plate with a wide base and bat wrap. Took good swings during the the game with good barrel awareness. Registered 87 mph exit velo. The corner infielder threw 80 mph across the infield and showed good footwork and glove action for his age and size.

UP NEXT:
+ Top 2019 Uncommitted Outfielders
+ Top 2019 Uncommitted Catchers

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