USG: Infielder Breakdown


John Nolan
VA/DC Managing Editor, NOVA Scouting Coordinator

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In early August, over 60 players from Virginia, Maryland, and Delaware took part in our sixth Unsigned Senior Games, this year at Randolph-Macon College. We continue our detailed breakdown of the event with the primary outfielders:

 

***Players will be featured at their primary defensive positions***

 

Brett Alvis LHP / 1B / Hanover , VA / 2022

Alvis has committed to Mt. St. Mary's and is 6-1 with an athletic 185 pound frame that has strength in the lower half and some projection left to it. He hits from the left side from a balanced athletic stance, leg kick stride on line, smooth load back to a slight wrap. Hips rotate completely with some violence and he maintains good lower half balance. Hands stay inside, quick and short to the ball, slightly uphill line drive swing path with strength at contact and extension through the ball, showed a good approach using the whole field, power present to all fields with some real juice to his pull side, exit velocity was 97. In the infield, gets body behind the ball and fields with a wider base and above average hands, works through the ball with a quick clean exchange, throws from a low three-quarters arm slot, short arm action, position velocity was 79. Ran a 7.25 60 yard dash.

Carter Babb 1B / 3B / Gate City, VA / 2022

Babb is 6-2 with a big strong 275 pound frame. He hits from the right side from a slightly open balanced athletic stance, short stride on line, smooth load back to a slight wrap. Hips rotate completely with some violence and he maintains some lower half balance. Hands stay inside, quick to the ball, uphill swing path with a lot of strength at contact and extension through the ball, generates a ton of natural loft to all fields, showed a good approach using the whole field, serious power present to all fields, exit velocity was 102. In the infield, gets body behind the ball and fields with average hands, works through the ball on his exchange, throws from a high three-quarters arm slot, short arm action, position velocity was 76.

Ethan Burgreen SS / RHP / Millbrook , VA / 2022

Burgreen is 6-2 with a long lanky 171 pound frame that has a lot of projection left to it. He hits from the right side from a tall relaxed balanced stance, strides on line, smooth load back to a slight bar. Hips rotate completely with some violence and he maintains some lower half balance. Hands stay inside, quick to the ball, uphill swing path with some strength at contact, swing generates some natural loft and carry, showed a good approach working gap to gap, shows extra base power in the middle of the field with potential to add more, exit velocity was 86. In the infield, rounds the ball and fields with a wider base and soft hands, works through the ball with a clean exchange, throws from a three-quarters arm slot, short loose arm action, position velocity was 81. Ran a 7.08 60 yard dash.

Lucas Cash RHP / OF / Louisa County, VA / 2022

Cash is 6-0 with an athletic 170 pound frame that has a some projection left to it. He hits from the right side from a slightly open balanced stance, very short stride on line, short load back to a slight wrap. Hips rotate completely and he maintains good lower half balance. Hands stay inside, goes straight to the ball, uphill swing path with some strength at contact, showed a pull approach with some power present that way, exit velocity was 88. Ran a 7.53 60 yard dash.

Maddaux Childress 3B / 2B / Dinwiddie , VA / 2022

Childress is 6-1 with an athletic 175 pound frame that has some strength in the lower half and some projection left to it. He hits from the right side from a slightly open balanced stance, low leg kick stride on line, short load back to a wrap. Hips rotate completely and he maintains some lower half balance. Hands stay inside, short to the ball, slightly uphill line drive swing path with some strength at contact, showed a pull approach with the ability to go the other way, extra base power present to his pull side, exit velocity was 88. In the infield, rounds the ball and fields with a wider base and above average hands, works through the ball with a clean exchange, throws from a three-quarters arm slot, short arm action, position velocity was 73.

Cody Christman 3B / 1B / Walsingham Academy , VA / 2022

Christman is 5-11 with an athletic 215 pound frame that has strength present. He hits from the right side from an open balanced stance, low leg kick stride on line, short quick load up. Hips rotate with some violence and he maintains some lower half balance. Hands stay inside, short and quick to the ball, slightly uphill line drive swing path with some strength at contact and extension through the ball, showed a good approach, using the whole field, swing generates natural loft and extra base power present to all fields, exit velocity was 93. In the infield, rounds the ball and fields with a wider base and above average hands, works through the ball with a quick clean exchange, throws from a low three-quarters arm slot, short arm action, position velocity was 75. Ran a 7.66 60 yard dash.

Tyree Claxton 1B / OF / Nansemond Suffolk Academy , VA / 2022

Claxton is 5-10 with an athletic 185 pound frame that has a lot of strength present. He hits from the left side from a taller slightly open stance, low leg kick stride on line, short load back to a wrap. Hips rotate completely and he maintains good lower half balance. Hands stay inside, short to the ball, uphill swing path with strength at contact and a lot of extension through the ball, showed a good approach using the whole field, swing generates natural loft and carry to all fields and he shows some real power to his pull side, exit velocity was 94. In the infield, gets body behind the ball and fields with average hands, clean exchange, throws from a high three-quarters arm slot, short arm action, position velocity was 73. Showed versatility working out in the outfield as well. Ran a 7.53 60 yard dash.

Nicholas Costa 3B / OF / Lake Braddock, VA / 2022

Costa is 6-0 with an athletic 190 pound frame that has some strength present in the lower half and projection left to it. He hits from the right side from an open balanced athletic stance, short stride on line, smooth load back. Hips rotate completely with some violence and he maintains good lower half balance. Hands stay inside, quick to the ball, uphill swing path with some strength at contact and some extension through the ball, showed a good approach working gap to gap, shows extra base power to all fields and swing really works gap to gap, exit velocity was 93. In the infield, rounds the ball and fields with a wider base and above average hands, works through the ball with a clean exchange, throws from a low three-quarters arm slot, short arm action, position velocity was 76. Ran a 7.49 60 yard dash.

Brandon Drewry 2B / RHP / York, VA / 2022

Drewry is 6-1 with a lanky 150 pound frame that has a lot of projection left to it. He hits from the right side from a taller balanced stance, two-tap stride on line, smooth load back and down. Hips rotate completely and he maintains some lower half balance. Hands stay inside, goes straight to the ball, slightly uphill line drive swing path with some strength at contact point, showed a good approach working primarily gap to gap, swing generates some loft and he shows some power in the gaps with potential to add more, exit velocity was 85. In the infield, good feet, rounds the ball and fields with a wider base and above average hands, works through the ball with a quick clean exchange, throws from a low three-quarters arm slot, short loose arm action, position velocity was 81. Ran a 7.35 60 yard dash.

Turner Fitzpatrick 2B / SS / Atlee, VA / 2022

Fitzpatrick is 5-11 with an athletic 160 pound frame that has some strength present and projection left to it. He hits from the right side from a balanced athletic stance, short stride on line, smooth load back to a slight wrap. Hips rotate completely with violence and he maintains some lower half balance. Hands stay inside, quick to the ball and through the zone, slightly uphill line drive swing path with strength at contact point and some extension through the ball, showed a good approach working primarily gap to gap, lots of carry and power present to all fields, with easy extra base power present, exit velocity was 96. In the infield, gets body behind the ball and fields with above average hands, works through the ball with a quick clean exchange, throws from a low three-quarters arm slot, short arm action, position velocity was 76. Ran a 7.24 60 yard dash.

J.T. Foster 1B / 2B / North Cross, VA / 2022

Foster is 6-2 with an athletic 205 pound frame that has some strength present and some projection left to it. He hits from the right side from an open balanced athletic stance, strides on line, short smooth load back. Hips rotate completely with some violence and he maintains some lower half balance. Hands stay inside, short to the ball, uphill swing path with some strength at contact point and extension through the ball, showed a pull approach with power present that way, exit velocity was 93. In the infield, gets body behind the ball and fields with average hands, works through the ball with a clean exchange, throws from a high three-quarters arm slot, short arm action, position velocity was 72. Ran a 7.32 60 yard dash.

Chase Gayness 1B / 3B / Powhatan, VA / 2022

Gayness is 6-1 with a physical athletic 220 pound frame that has strength present. He hits from the right side from a balanced athletic stance, short stride on line, short smooth load back to a slight wrap. Hips rotate completely with some violence and he maintains some lower half balance. Hands stay inside, short and quick to the ball, slightly uphill line drive swing path with a lot of strength at contact point and extension through the ball, showed a good approach working primarily gap to gap, swing generates natural loft and carry, power is present to all fields but really plays up gap to gap, exit velocity was 95. In the infield, gets body behind the ball and fields with average hands, clean exchange, throws from a high three-quarters arm slot, short arm action, position velocity was 76. Ran a 7.62 60 yard dash.

Adam Gott RHP / 2B / Calvert , MD / 2022

Gott is 5-10 with an athletic 174 pound frame. He hits from the right side from a slightly open balanced relaxed stance, low leg kick stride on line, smooth load back. Hips rotate completely and he maintains some lower half balance. Hands stay inside, short to the ball, slightly uphill line drive swing path with some strength at contact point, showed a pull approach with some natural loft built into his swing, showed some extra base power that way, exit velocity was 85. In the infield, gets body behind the ball and fields with average hands, works through the ball with a clean exchange, throws from a three-quarters arm slot, short arm action, position velocity was 71.

Jaden Greenidge 3B / SS / Monacan, VA / 2022

Greenidge has committed to Lincoln University and is 6-0 with an athletic 195 pound frame that has strength present in the lower half and some projection left. He hits from the right side from a slightly open balanced athletic stance, short stride on line, smooth load back to a slight wrap. Hips rotate with some violence and he maintains good lower half balance. Hands stay inside, very short to the ball, uphill swing path with strength at contact point and some extension through the ball, showed a good approach working primarily gap to gap, natural loft built into his swing, showed easy extra base power to all fields with some more to his pull side, exit velocity was 93. In the infield, rounds the ball and fields with a wider base and above average hands, works through the ball with a clean exchange, throws from a low three-quarters arm slot, short loose arm action, position velocity was 82. Ran a 7.49 60 yard dash.

Jaden Guthrie SS / 2B / Forest Park, VA / 2022

Guthrie has committed to Grambling State and is 5-10 with a lankier athletic 160 pound frame that has room left to add strength. He hits from the right side from a slightly open balanced athletic stance, two step stride on line, short smooth load back. Hips rotate completely with some violence and he maintains some lower half balance. Hands stay inside, quick to the ball, slightly uphill line drive swing path with some strength at contact point and extension through the ball, showed a good approach working primarily gap to gap, shows gap power to all fields with a chance to add more in the future, exit velocity was 90. In the infield, rounds the ball and fields with a wider base and quick soft hands, works through the ball with a quick clean exchange, throws from a high three-quarters arm slot, short arm action, position velocity was 77. Ran a 7.09 60 yard dash.

Braden Hamilton 3B / RHP / Mountain View, VA / 2022

Hamilton is 6-0 with a lankier athletic 175 pound frame that has some projection left. He hits from the right side from a slightly open balanced athletic stance, short stride on line, short load back to a slight wrap. Hips rotate completely and he maintains some lower half balance. Hands stay inside, short to the ball, uphill swing path with some strength present at contact point, showed a pull approach with some natural loft built into swing, exit velocity was 80. In the infield, rounds the ball and fields with a wider base and above average hands, works through the ball with a clean exchange, throws from a low three-quarters arm slot, short loose quick arm action, position velocity was 86. Showed versatility working out in the outfield as well. Ran a 7.65 60 yard dash.

Jasiah Harris SS / 2B / St. Stephen's & St. Agnes, VA / 2022

Harris is 5-10 with a lankier athletic 145 pound frame that has a lot of projection left. He hits from the right side from a slightly open balanced athletic stance, low leg kick stride on line, smooth load back. Hips rotate completely and he maintains good lower half balance. Hands stay inside, short to the ball, slightly uphill line drive swing path with some strength at contact point and extension through the ball, showed a good approach predominantly working the middle of the field, has some gap power up the middle and can then use his speed on the bases, exit velocity was 88. In the infield, good feet, rounds the ball and fields with a good wide base and soft quick hands, works through the ball with a quick clean exchange, throws from a low three-quarters arm slot, longer arm action, position velocity was 77. Ran a 6.86 60 yard dash. 

Henry Jeffries 3B / OF / Benedictine College Prep, VA / 2022

Jeffries is 6-0 with an athletic 175 pound frame that has strength present and some projection left. He hits from the right side from a balanced athletic stance, strides in place, smooth load back. Hips rotate completely and he maintains good lower half balance. Hands stay inside, goes straight to the ball, uphill swing path with some strength at contact point, showed a good approach predominantly working the middle of the field, swing generates natural loft and he has some power present, exit velocity was 88. In the infield, rounds the ball and fields with a wider base and above average hands, works through the ball with a clean exchange, throws from a low three-quarters arm slot, short arm action, position velocity was 72.

Hunter Johnson 1B / 3B / Western Branch, VA / 2022

Johnson has committed to Randolph-Macon and is 6-2 with a lankier athletic 170 pound frame that has some strength present and a lot of projection left. He hits from the left side from a slightly open balanced athletic stance, low leg kick stride on line, short smooth load back. Hips rotate completely with some violence and he maintains good lower half balance. Hands stay inside, short and quick to the ball, slightly uphill line drive swing path in the middle of the field gets more uphill to pull side, some strength at contact point and extension through the ball, showed a pull approach predominantly with the ability to use the whole field, gap power to all fields with home run power present to pull side, exit velocity was 92. In the infield, gets body behind the ball and fields with a wider base and average hands, works through the ball with a clean exchange, throws from a low three-quarters arm slot, short loose quick arm action, position velocity was 86. Ran a 7.42 60 yard dash.

Alex Kowalski SS / 2B / Landstown , VA / 2022

Kowalski has committed to Lincoln Memorial and is 6-0 with an athletic 180 pound frame that has strength present in the lower half and some projection left. He hits from the right side from an open balanced athletic stance, low leg kick stride on line, smooth load back to a slight wrap. Hips rotate with some violence and he maintains some lower half balance. Hands stay inside, short to the ball, slightly uphill line drive swing path with some strength at contact point and extension through the ball, showed a pull approach for the most part and he has gap power to all fields, exit velocity was 93. In the infield, rounds the ball and fields with a wider base and above average hands, works through the ball with a clean exchange, throws from a low three-quarters arm slot, short arm action, position velocity was 73. Ran a 6.94 60 yard dash.

AJ Labrusciano SS / RHP / North Stafford, VA / 2022

Labrusciano has committed to Rider and is 6-3 with a very lanky 165 pound frame that has a lot of projection left. He hits from the right side from a balanced athletic stance, two tap strides in place, short load back. Hips rotate completely with some violence and he maintains some lower half balance. Hands stay inside, short to the ball, level line drive swing path with some strength at contact point and extension through the ball, showed a good approach working the middle of the field, extra base power present in the gaps with the chance to grow into more as he strengthens, exit velocity was 89. In the infield, rounds the ball and fields with a good wide base and soft hands, works through the ball with a quick clean exchange, throws from a low three-quarters arm slot, long loose very quick arm action, position velocity was 87. Ran a 7.13 60 yard dash.

Isaiah Lucero 2B / SS / Clover Hill, VA / 2022

Lucero is 5-11 with an athletic 185 pound frame that has some strength present. He hits from the right side from a balanced athletic stance, very short stride on line, short smooth load back. Hips rotate completely with some violence and he maintains some lower half balance. Hands stay inside, short to the ball, slightly uphill line drive swing path with some strength at contact point and some extension through the ball, showed a pull approach with the ability to work the middle of the field, generates some loft to pull side and has some power that way, exit velocity was 91. In the infield, rounds the ball and fields with a good wide base and soft hands, works through the ball with a quick clean exchange, throws from a low three-quarters arm slot, short arm action, position velocity was 74. Ran a 7.13 60 yard dash.

Colby Massengill 2B / RHP / Dinwiddie County, VA / 2022

Massengill is 6-0 with an athletic 175 pound frame that has some strength present and some projection left to it. He hits from the right side from a slightly open balanced athletic stance, leg kick stride on line, smooth load down and back. Hips rotate with some violence and he maintains some lower half balance. Hands stay inside, goes straight to the ball, slightly uphill line drive swing path with some strength at contact point, showed a pull approach with the ability to work the middle of the field, has some extra base power to his pull side, exit velocity was 86. In the infield, rounds the ball and fields with a wider base and average hands, works through the ball with a clean exchange, throws from a three-quarters arm slot, longer arm action, position velocity was 77. Ran a 7.43 60 yard dash.

Morgan Miller SS / 2B / Loudoun Valley, VA / 2022

Miller is 5-8 with an athletic 160 pound frame that has some strength present and some projection left to it. He hits from the right side from a slightly open taller balanced athletic stance, low leg kick stride on line, smooth load back. Hips rotate completely and he maintains some lower half balance. Hands stay inside, short to the ball, slightly uphill line drive swing path with some strength at contact point and some extension as well, showed a good approach working the middle of the field, extra base power present gap to gap, exit velocity was 89. In the infield, gets body behind the ball and fields with a wider base and above average hands, works through the ball with a clean exchange, throws from a high three-quarters arm slot, short quick arm action, position velocity was 84. Ran a 7.36 60 yard dash.

Charles Monterrosa 3B / RHP / San Joaquin Memorial , CA / 2022

Monterrosa is 6-1 with a physical athletic 195 pound frame that has strength present and some projection left to it. He hits from the right side from an open taller relaxed balanced stance, leg kick stride on line, smooth load back. Hips rotate completely with violence and he maintains some lower half balance. Hands stay inside, quick to the ball, uphill swing path with strength at contact point and extension through the ball, showed a pull approach with a swing that generates natural loft and carry, has a lot of power present to pull side, exit velocity was 99. In the infield, gets body behind the ball and fields with a wider base and above average hands, works through the ball with a clean exchange, throws from a low three-quarters arm slot, short quick arm action, position velocity was 79.

Brandon Mullins LHP / 1B / Millbrook , VA / 2022

Mullins is 6-4 with a lanky 175 pound frame that has a lot of projection left to it. He hits from the right side from an open taller balanced athletic stance, strides on line, short load back. Hips rotate completely and he maintains some lower half balance. Hands stay inside, goes straight to the ball, uphill swing path with strength at contact point and extension through the ball, has long levers, showed a pull approach with natural loft and some power present to pull side, exit velocity was 90. In the infield, gets body behind the ball and fields with a average hands, works through the ball with a clean exchange, throws from a high three-quarters arm slot, short arm action, position velocity was 74. Showed versatility working out in the outfield as well.

Dylan Northup 3B / RHP / First Colonial, VA / 2022

Northup has committed to Mary Washington and is 5-11 with a physical 190 pound frame that has strength present, especially in the lower half. He hits from the right side from an open tall relaxed stance, strides on line, loads back. Hips rotate completely and he maintains some lower half balance. Hands stay inside, short to the ball, slightly uphill line drive swing path with some strength at contact point and extension through the ball, showed a pull approach and generates some extra base power that way, exit velocity was 91. In the infield, rounds the ball and fields with a wider base and above average hands, works through the ball with a quick clean exchange, throws from a low three-quarters arm slot, short loose arm action, position velocity was 78. Ran a 7.52 60 yard dash.

Bodie Pullen 2B / SS / James Wood, VA / 2022

Pullen is 6-1 with a very lanky 165 pound frame that has a lot of projection left to it. He hits from the right side from a slightly open balanced athletic stance, short stride on line, loads up to a wrap. Hips rotate completely with some violence and he maintains good lower half balance. Hands stay inside, short to the ball, slightly uphill line drive swing path with some strength at contact point, showed a good approach working gap to gap, line drive hitter with some extra base power in the middle of the field where he can use his speed, exit velocity was 86. In the infield, rounds the ball and fields with a wider base and average hands, works through the ball with a clean exchange, throws from a high three-quarters arm slot, short arm action, position velocity was 77. Ran a 6.57 60 yard dash.

Ricky Rice 2B / RHP / Stafford, VA / 2022

Rice is 6-0 with an athletic 185 pound frame that has some strength present. He is a switch hitter, from the right side, hits from a leaned back balanced athletic stance, low leg kick stride on line, loads back. Hips rotate and he maintains some lower half balance. Hands stay inside, short to the ball, slightly uphill line drive swing path, showed a good approach working gap to gap, some extra base power present. From the left side, hits from a wider leaned back athletic stance, strides in place, short load back. Hips rotate completely and he maintains good lower half balance. Hands stay inside, short to the ball, uphill swing path, showed a good approach working gap to gap, some extra base power and swing generates loft.  Best exit velocity was 88. In the infield, rounds the ball and fields with a wider base and average hands, works through the ball with a clean exchange, throws from a low three-quarters arm slot, long arm action, position velocity was 72.

Jacob Smith 1B / 3B / Hickory, VA / 2022

Smith is 6-3 with a big 220 pound frame that has strength present. He hits from the left side from an open balanced athletic stance, low leg kick stride on line, loads back to a wrap. Hips rotate completely with some violence and he maintains good lower half balance. Hands stay inside, quick to the ball, uphill swing path with strength at contact point and extension through the ball, showed a pull approach, swing generates loft and carry and power is present to his pull side, exit velocity was 97. In the infield, gets body behind the ball and fields with a wider base and average hands, works through the ball with a clean exchange, throws from a high three-quarters arm slot, long arm action, position velocity was 78.

Johnny Sutryk SS / 3B / Landstown, VA / 2022

Sutryk has committed to Randolph-Macon and is 6-1 with an athletic 190 pound frame that has strength present and some projection left to it. He hits from the right side from a balanced athletic stance, low leg kick stride on line, smooth load back. Hips rotate completely with some violence and he maintains good lower half balance. Hands stay inside, quick to the ball, uphill swing path with strength at contact and some extension through the ball, showed a good approach working primarily gap to gap, swing generates loft to all fields and he has power present to all fields, exit velocity was 97. In the infield, rounds the ball and fields with a wider base and above average hands, works through the ball with a quick clean exchange, throws from a very low three-quarters arm slot, long loose quick arm action, position velocity was 85. Ran a 7.01 60 yard dash.

Zachary Turk 3B / 2B / Dominion , VA / 2022

Turk is 5-9 with an athletic 180 pound frame that has strength present, especially in the lower half. He hits from the right side from a slightly open leaned back balanced athletic stance, short stride on line, short load back. Hips rotate with some violence and he maintains some lower half balance. Hands stay inside, short to the ball, uphill swing path, showed a good approach using the entire field, some extra base power in the gaps, exit velocity was 83. In the infield, rounds the ball and fields with a wider base and above average hands, works through the ball with a quick clean exchange, throws from a three-quarters arm slot, short arm action, position velocity was 76. Ran a 7.39 60 yard dash.

Ryan Wallace RHP / 3B / Massaponax , VA / 2022

Wallace is 5-9 with an athletic 175 pound frame that has some strength present. He hits from the right side from a slightly open balanced athletic stance, short stride on line, short load down. Hips rotate completely and he maintains good lower half balance. Hands stay inside, goes straight to the ball, uphill swing path with some strength at contact, showed a good approach working gap to gap, some extra base power in the middle of the field, exit velocity was 86. In the infield, gets body behind the ball and fields with a wider base and average hands, works through the ball with a clean exchange, throws from a high three-quarters arm slot, short arm action, position velocity was 71.