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Recruiting Roundup: 11/11

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By Jerry Shank
Maryland / Virginia Scouting Director

Every Friday National Scouting Supervisor Nathan Rode provides a roundup of insider recruiting information and commitments throughout the PBR coverage area: The Buzz. CLICK HERE to take a look at the latest National Buzz. With that in mind, lets take an in depth look at the Maryland prospects who have committed to colleges recently with detailed scouting information when applicable.

Justin Cherry SS/RHP North Stafford HS 2017
Rhode Island
Scouting Report (Unsigned Senior Games 8.9.16)
Cherry has a lanky frame and throws from a three-quarters arm slot. Long, loose arm action that is quick, normal to easy effort. Shoulders uphill and closed as he strides to an open landing. Fastball sat 82-84, touching 85 with late run. Curveball had sharp, late 11/5 break running 71-73. Change-up had good armspeed and sink at 73. Showed good command. Cherry has a short, loose arm action and throws primarily from a high three-quarters arm slot, dropping down occasionally. Strong arm with accuracy and carry, position velocity of 85. Soft hands, quick fluid footwork, and a quick, clean exchange, plays through ball well. Switch hitter, from the right side slightly open athletic stance. Slight load back and short stride, explosive lower half and good balance. Fast bat and level swing path, line drive hitter with a pull approach, exit velocity of 84. From the left side, slight crouch to stance, short leg kick stride and load back. Ok hips and average balance, pull approach and a level swing, exit velocity of 81.

Harrison Clifton LHP Steward School 2020
Scouting Report
5.16.16:  Clifton is a lanky lefty with a projectable frame. Throws from a low three-quarters arm slot with a drop and drive delivery and a quick, loose arm action that generates easy velocity. Shoulders are closed and uphill. His fastball had late run, sitting 77-78 and touching 79. Slider had gradual sweep at 72.

Tristen DeGuzman OF Kings Fork HS 2017
Bridgewater College

Ryan Devine RHP Jamestown HS 2017
St. Joseph's

Niall Doherty SS Atlantic Shores Christian 2017
George Washington

Cameron Edwards C Centreville HS 2017
Harford CC

Dylan Gentry SS Manchester HS 2017
Virginia Wesleyan

Don Goodes OF Greenbrier Christian Academy 2018
Virginia Military Institute
Scouting Report (PBR Future Games 8.4.16)
Don Goodes increased his stock after the Future Games. The athletic outfielder shows the ability to play any of the outfield positions and throws had some carry on them up to 87 mph. Hits from a balanced setup at the plate with a simple load. Short swing path with quick hands and nice extension through contact. Exit velocity of 89 mph and ran a 7.19 60-yard dash.

Joshua Husby RHP Kecoughtan HS 2017
Christopher Newport

Scout Knotts RHP/OF/1B South Co. HS 2017

Peyton McCann RHP James River HS 2017
Washington and Lee

Lyle Miller-Green RHP Lake Braddock 2019
Virginia Tech
Scouting Report
10.12.15 Miller-Green had an abbreviated outing. His arm is quick and generates velocity with some effort. His fastball ran 76-77, touching 78 with good downward plane. Miller-Green also threw a sharp, 11/5 curveball that ran 67.

Nick Moore LHP Salem HS 2017
Virginia Wesleyan

Kent Morrison RHP Flint Hill School 2017
Santa Clara

Jake Pecilunas RHP St. John's College 2017
Scouting Report (Southern MD ID 8.9.16)
Athletic frame at 5-foot-11, 170-pounds. Controlled quick delivery. Longer free arm action throwing from a high ¾ arm slot. Creates fast arm speed. High leg kick with some hip load and gets some lower half involvement. Lands square to the plate. Fastball jumps out and has some sink on the pitch up to 85 mph. Changeup has fade to the pitch with a slower arm speed on the pitch at 72-74 mph. Breaking ball has nice 10/4 action with put-away potential and later break. Nice rotation on the pitch at 70 mph.

Randy Prosperi RHP WT Woodson HS 2017
William & Mary

Scouting Report
1.18.16: Prosperi has a projectable 6-4 frame and throws from a low three-quarters arm slot. His fastball has a lot of run and deception. His changeup had sinking action and good armspped. He threw a slider that had good 10/4 action to it.

Yash Rane RHP St. John's College 2017

Blake Schaar OF Covenant School 2017
Eastern Mennonite University
Scouting Report (Unsigned Senior Games 8.9.2016)
Schaar is 5-9 and has a lankier athletic frame. Throws from a high three-quarters arm slot with a short arm action, position velocity of 70. Clean exchange and average hands, ran a 7.00 60. Hits from the right side from an athletic stance with a load back. Ok lower half with very good balance throughout his swing. Short level line drive swing working primarily gap to gap, slightly favoring pull side, doubles power potential, exit velocity of 87.

Nick Stewart RHP Rock Ridge HS 2017
James Madison

Scouting Report (Fall Top Prospect Games 10.31.15)
Stewart is an athletic frame that is very projectable. He throws from a high three-quarters arm slot with a smooth tall and fall delivery. He has shortened his arm action a bit over the last 9 months, but it works well and is loose and lightning quick and generates easy velocity. His shoulders are uphill and closed as he strides out to a square landing before falling off a bit as he finishes. Stewart’s fastball had late, hard run and good downward plane, running 81-85. His curveball had late 11/5 break and was thrown with good armspeed, running 73-74. His changeup was also thrown with good armspeed and had fading action, running 70-72. He showed good command of all three pitches.

Cameron Taylor RHP Heritage HS 2017
Scouting Report Fall Top Prospect Games (10.31.15)
Taylor has a drop and drive delivery and throws from a high three-quarters arm slot. He has a long, loose action and a quick arm that generates velocity with some effort. His shoulders are uphill and slightly closed as he strides out to a closed landing, creating a crossfire delivery. His delivery is very deceptive and he hides the ball well. His fastball had late sink and good plane when thrown at the bottom of the zone, running 81-83. He threw a good curveball that had sharp 11/5 break and good armspeed, running 69-71. His changeup was very good, thrown with full armspeed and heavy fading action while running 75.

Tevin Tucker SS Prince George HS 2018
West Virginia
Scouting Report (PBR Future Games 8.4.16)
Was one of the top pure infielders at the Future Games. Clean and confident actions, quick hands and smooth exchange with an athletic body. 3/4 arm slot and was 83 across the diamond. Ran a 6.71 60-yard dash. Smooth at the plate. Direct path to ball, slightly uphill. Solid foundation at plate and will get continue to improve there as he gets stronger.

Jacob Zoller C/UT Highland School 2017
Emory & Henry
Scouting Report (Pre Summer Trials 5.22.16)
Hits from a slightly open set up. Nice rhthyn in load to foot strike. Longer swing path that gets uphill with average bat speed. Some extension through contact. Gets some lower half to work, spins slightly with it. Consistent stroke, nice balance and shows gap-to-gap ability. Exit Velocity of 81 mph. Versatile player Quick exchange and release fro behind the dish. Clean transfer and consistent on throws. Pop timed ranged from 2.12 - 2.28.

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