Texas Uncommitted Prospect Showcase - INF Analysis


Tyler King

On July 13, our PBR Texas Staff hosted the Texas Uncommitted Prospect Showcase at Sam Houston State University. The event featured a highly talented group of prospects from the 2022 & 2023 classes. Today, we take a look at a breakdown of every infielder in attendance.

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Infielder Analysis

Marco Villanueva SS / 2B / JB Alexander, TX / 2022

Positional Profile: SS/2B
Body: 5-foot-7, 160 pounds.
Hit: SH. Slightly open stance, foot lift load trigger, takes hands back to trigger swing from the left side, brings hands down with a slight barrel tilt from the right side, level swing plane with length from both sides utilizing the whole field with line drives and fly balls.
Power: 90.96 mph max exit velocity in BP, 78.85 mph average exit velocity, 280 feet max distance, and 10% of batted balls over 90 mph exit velocity.
Arm: RH. INF - 81 mph. Short arm action, ¾ slot, good carry on throws with accurate throws.
Defense: Good footwork getting to the ball, stays back on the ball slightly, quick funnel to release with good hands.
Run: 7.39 runner in the 60.

Noah Shipp 2B / SS / Churchill Fulshear, TX / 2022

Positional Profile: 2B/SS
Body: 5-foot-9, 165 pounds.
Hit: RHH. Balanced stance, leg lift load trigger, slight barrel tilt swing trigger, uphill swing plane using the middle the field primarily hitting line drives and fly balls.
Power: 83.73 mph max exit velocity in BP, 76.91 mph average exit velocity, and 285 feet max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 81 mph. Short arm action, ¾ slot, good carry on throws with accurate throws.
Defense: Good footwork getting to the ball, works through the ball towards his target, clean funnel to release with good hands.
Run: 7.30 runner in the 60.

Kai Paul 2B / RHP / Parish Episcopal, TX / 2022

Positional Profile: 2B/RHP
Body: 5-foot-8, 160 pounds.
Hit: RHH. Balanced stance, small leg lift load trigger, barrel tilt swing trigger, level swing plane using the middle of the field hitting primarily line drives.
Power: 87.53 mph max exit velocity in BP, 83.27 mph average exit velocity, and 265 feet max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 76 mph. Short arm action, ¾ slot, good carry with accurate throws.
Defense: Good footwork getting to the ball, keeps feet moving through the ball at times, quick funnel to release at times with good hands.
Run: 7.13 runner in the 60.

Judson Collier 2B / SS / Tompkins, TX / 2022

Positional Profile: 2B/SS
Body: 5-foot-10, 150 pounds.
Hit: RHH. Balanced stance, slightly wide base, leg lift load trigger, takes hands back slightly to trigger swing, slightly uphill swing plane using the middle of the field hitting line drives and fly balls.
Power: 90.07 mph max exit velocity in BP, 84.32 mph average exit velocity, 282 feet max distance, 11.1% of batted balls over 90 mph exit velocity.
Arm: RH. INF - 78 mph. Short arm action, ¾ slot, good carry on throws.
Defense: Good footwork getting to the ball at times, stays back on the ball, clean funnel to release at times.
Run: 7.16 runner in the 60.

Karson Leatherwood SS / OF / Lubbock Christian, TX / 2022

Positional Profile: SS
Body: 5-foot-11, 170 pounds.
Hit: RHH. Balanced stance, small leg lift load trigger, takes hands back to trigger swing, uphill swing plane using the middle of the field hitting line drives and fly balls.
Power: 89.37 mph max exit velocity in BP, 79.47 mph average exit velocity, and 314 feet max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 79 mph. Short arm action, ¾ slot, accurate throws.
Defense: Good footwork getting to the ball at times, stays back on the ball, clean funnel to release at times.
Run: 6.80 runner in the 60.

Spencer Simpson SS / 2B / Southlake Carroll, TX / 2022

Positional Profile: SS/2B
Body: 5-foot-10, 170 pounds.
Hit: LHH. Balanced stance, narrow base, small foot lift load trigger, slight barrel tilt swing trigger, uphill swing plane using the pull side of the field hitting line drives and fly balls.
Power: 89.11 mph max exit velocity in BP, 75.66 mph average exit velocity, and 292 feet max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 79 mph. Short arm action, ¾ slot, accurate throws.
Defense: Good footwork getting to the ball at times, stays back on the ball, clean funnel to release with good hands.
Run: 7.12 runner in the 60.

Tyler Mills SS / OF / Sweeny, TX / 2022

Positional Profile: SS
Body: 5-foot-10, 182 pounds.
Hit: LHH. Balanced stance, slightly wide base, leg kick load trigger, slight barrel tilt swing trigger, level swing plane using the middle of the field hitting primarily line drives and fly balls.
Power: 85.86 mph max exit velocity in BP, 74.81 mph average exit velocity, and 314 feet max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 74 mph. Short arm action, ¾ slot, accurate throws at times.
Defense: Good footwork getting to the ball, keeps feet moving through the throughout at times, clean funnel to release at times.
Run: 7.21 runner in the 60.

Cody Kent 3B / 2B / Lubbock-Cooper, TX / 2022

Positional Profile: 3B/2B
Body: 6-foot-2, 170 pounds.
Hit: RHH. Balanced stance, slightly wide base, leg kick load trigger, slight barrel tilt wrapped behind his head to trigger swing, uphill swing plane, using the middle of the field and opposite field hitting primarily line drives.
Power: 83.58 mph max exit velocity in BP, 71.52 mph average exit velocity, and 296 feet max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 81 mph. Short arm action, ¾ slot, good carry on throws with accurate throws.
Defense: Good footwork getting to the ball, plays through the ball well, clean funnel to release with good hands.
Run: 7.13 runner in the 60.

James Nolan SS / RHP / Liberty, TX / 2022

Positional Profile: SS/RHP
Body: 6-foot-2, 170 pounds.
Hit: RHH. Balanced stance, leg lift load trigger, hands start back and trigger swing with barrel tilt, level swing plane using the pull side gap hitting line drives and fly balls.
Power: 95.13 mph max exit velocity in BP, 89.24 mph average exit velocity, 309 feet max distance, and 66.6% of batted balls over 90 mph exit velocity.
Arm: RH. INF - 85 mph. Long arm action, ¾ slot, good carry on throws with accurate throws at times.
Defense: Good footwork getting to the ball at times, stays back on the ball slightly, clean funnel to release at times.
Run: 7.02 runner in the 60.

Augie Andersen 1B / 3B / The Woodlands Christian Academy, TX / 2023

Positional Profile: 1B
Body: 6-foot-3, 180 pounds.
Hit: LHH. Balanced stance, small foot lift load trigger while leaning into back leg, barrel tilt swing trigger, slightly uphill swing plane using the opposite field hitting line drives and ground balls.
Power: 88.15 mph max exit velocity in BP, 77.79 mph average exit velocity, and 154 feet max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 66 mph. Long arm action, ¾ slot, good carry on throws with accurate throws.
Defense: Good footwork getting to the ball, works towards his target well, clean funnel to release with good hands.
Run: 7.29 runner in the 60

Luke Muirhead SS / RHP / Rockport-Fulton, TX / 2022

Positional Profile: SS/RHP
Body: 6-foot-2, 190 pounds.
Hit: LHH. Balanced stance, leg lift load trigger, barrel tilt swing trigger, level swing plane using the middle of the field hitting fly balls.
Power: 75.50 mph max exit velocity in BP, 67.49 mph average exit velocity, and 269 feet max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 86 mph. Short arm action, ¾ slot, good carry on throws with accurate throws at times.
Defense: Good footwork getting to the ball at times, stays back on the ball slightly, clean funnel to release at times.
Run: 7.17 runner in the 60.

Sebastian Harden SS / 2B / Grand Oaks , TX / 2022

Positional Profile: SS/2B
Body: 5-foot-11, 175 pounds.
Hit: RHH. Slightly crouched and open stance, slight foot lift load trigger, takes hands back slightly to trigger swing, level swing plane using the middle of the and opposite field gap hitting line drives and fly balls.
Power: 91.68 mph max exit velocity in BP, 79.62 mph average exit velocity, 302 feet max distance, 28.6% of batted balls over 90 mph exit velocity.
Arm: RH. INF - 83 mph. OF - 84 mph. Short arm action, ¾ slot, good carry on throws with accurate throws at times.
Defense: Worked in the infield and outfield. Attacks the ball well with a clean funnel to release and good footwork at times in the outfield. Good footwork getting into position at times, stays back on the ball at times, clean funnel to release on the infield.
Run: 6.76 runner in the 60.

 

Tate Thrasher 3B / Columbia, TX / 2023

Positional Profile: 3B
Body: 6-foot, 185 pounds.
Hit: RHH. Balanced stance, slightly narrow base, small leg lift load trigger, slight barrel tilt and takes hands back to trigger swing, slightly uphill swing plane. Uses the middle of the field hitting line drives and fly balls.
Power: 89.63 mph max exit velocity in BP, 75.22 mph average exit velocity, and 290 feet max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 81 mph. Short arm action, ¾ slot, good carry on throws with accurate throws.
Defense: Good footwork getting to the ball at times, stays back on the ball at times, clean funnel to release at times.
Run: 7.33 runner in the 60.

 

Brody Atwood 3B / RHP / Vidor, TX / 2022

Positional Profile: 3B/RHP
Body: 5-foot-11, 195 pounds.
Hit: RHH. Balanced stance, leg kick load trigger, takes hands back to trigger swing, level swing plane using the middle of the field hitting deep fly balls and line drives.
Power: 95.71 mph max exit velocity in BP, 86.92 mph average exit velocity, 340 feet max distance, 42.9% of batted balls over 90 mph exit velocity.
Arm: RH. INF - 80 mph. Short arm action, ¾ slot, good carry on throws with accurate throws.
Defense: Good footwork getting to the ball at times, stays back on the ball, clean funnel to release at times.
Run: 7.72 runner in the 60.

 

Kade Dunlap RHP / 3B / Magnolia West, TX / 2022

Positional Profile: 3B/RHP
Body: 6-foot, 210 pounds.
Hit: RHH. Balanced stance, wide base, heel lift load trigger, barrel tilt swing trigger, strong swing, slightly uphill swing plane using middle of the field hitting line drives and ground balls.
Power: 96.84 mph max exit velocity in BP, 90.33 mph average exit velocity, 270 feet max distance, and 62.5% of batted balls over 90 mph exit velocity.
Arm: RH. INF - 80 mph. Short arm action, ¾ slot, good carry on throws with accurate throws.
Defense: Good footwork getting to the ball at times, stays back on the ball slightly, clean funnel to release with good hands at times.
Run: 7.69 runner in the 60.

 

Ethan Farris SS / OF / Cypress Woods, TX / 2023

Positional Profile: SS/2B
Body: 6-foot-4, 200 pounds.
Hit: RHH. Balanced stance, small leg lift load trigger, barrel tilt swing trigger, level swing plane using the pull side gap hitting line drives and fly balls.
Power: 93.64 mph max exit velocity in BP, 91.14 mph average exit velocity, 343 feet max distance, and 85.7% of batted balls over 90 mph exit velocity.
Arm: RH. INF - 88 mph. OF - 89 mph. Short arm action, ¾ slot, good carry on throws with accurate throws.
Defense: Worked in the infield and outfield. Attacked the ball well at times, fielding the ball in rhythm towards his target, clean funnel to release in the outfield. Good footwork getting into position, kept feet moving through the throw, clean funnel to release with good hands on the infield.
Run: 7.02 runner in the 60.

 

Conner Gibson RHP / 1B / Mineola, TX / 2023

Positional Profile: 1B
Body: 6-foot-4, 240 pounds.
Hit: RHH. Balanced stance, leg lift load trigger, takes hands back to trigger swing, uphill swing plane using the middle of the field hitting line drives and fly balls.
Power: 92.58 mph max exit velocity in BP, 80.08 mph average exit velocity, 284 feet max distance, 14.3% of batted balls over 90 mph exit velocity.
Arm: RH. INF - 68 mph. Short arm action, ¾ slot, good carry on throws with accurate throws.
Defense: Good footwork getting to the ball at times, clean funnel to release at times.
Run: 7.42 runner in the 60.

 

Jose Gonzalez III 1B / RHP / Cypress Ridge, TX / 2021

Positional Profile: 1B
Body: 6-foot-1, 225 pounds.
Hit: RHH. Balanced stance, toe tap load trigger into short stride, hands start high and back with little movement pre-load, uphill swing plane using the middle of the field hitting line drives and fly balls.
Power: 97.35 mph max exit velocity in BP, 86.34 mph average exit velocity, 339 feet max distance, 50% of batted balls over 90 mph exit velocity.
Arm: RH. INF - 78 mph. Short arm action, ¾ slot, good carry on throws with accurate throws.
Defense: Good footwork getting to the ball, fields the ball in rhythm towards his target, clean funnel to release with good hands.
Run: 7.91 runner in the 60.

 

Wesley Boedeker SS / SS / A&M Consolidated, TX / 2022

Positional Profile: SS
Body: 6-foot, 167 pounds.
Hit: RHH. Balanced stance, small foot lift load trigger, takes hands back slightly to trigger swing, stays inside the baseball well, uses the middle of the field hitting mainly line drives.
Power: 87.18 mph max exit velocity in BP, 80.12 mph average exit velocity, and 260 feet max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 77 mph. OF - 80 mph. Short arm action, ¾ slot, good carry on throws with accurate throws at times.
Defense: Worked in the infield and outfield. Attacks the ball well, fields the ball in rhythm towards his target, clean funnel to release in the outfield. Good footwork getting into position at times, stays back on the ball at times, clean funnel to release at times on the infield.
Run: 6.97 runner in the 60.

 

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