Uncommitted 2020 Video Spotlight: Joe Suarez


John Nolan
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Joe Suarez

Class of 2020 / 2B

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2020
  • Primary Position: 2B
    Secondary Position: SS
  • High School: Bishop O'Connell
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Marucci Stars
  • Height: 5-8
    Weight: 165lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

Statistics

Position
7.02
60-yard
(08/06/19)
82
INF Velo
(08/06/19)
89
Exit Velo
(08/06/19)
4.46
H-1st
(02/10/19)
Position
60-yard
7.02
INF Velo
82
Exit Velo
89
Position
INF Velo
74
Exit Velo
81
H-1st
4.46
Position
INF Velo
76
H-1st
4.75
Exit Velo
85

Scouting Report

8/06/19

 

Unsigned Senior Games

Suarez is 5-8 with an athletic frame that has some projection left to it. He hits from the right side from a slightly open balanced athletic stance, short leg kick stride on line, smooth load back to a slight wrap. Hips rotate completely with some violence and he maintains some lower half balance. Keeps hands inside, short and quick to ball with some strength at contact. Slightly uphill swing path with natural loft in swing, line drive swing with carry, showed a pull approach, exit velocity was 89. In the infield, rounds ball and fields with a good wide base and soft hands. Works through ball to a quick clean exchange, throws from a three-quarters arm slot with a short arm action, infield velocity was 82. Ran a 7.02 60 yard dash.

 

2/10/19

 

Preseason All-State I

5-foot-8, 165-pound athletic frame. Athletic square stance striding in and finishing slightly closed. Hands load back with rhythm and a slight bat wrap. Bat path is short to the ball with an uphill one handed finish. Exit velo was 81 mph and swing showed pull side tendency. Clean footwork on approach and solid glove presentation out front. Gets the ball in the hand quick with a clean exchange. Shows comfort in throwing from multiple arm slots with a quick short arm action. Infield velocity was 74 mph. Home-1st time was 4.46.

 

8/08/18

 

Top Prospect Games II

 Suarez is 5-7 with an athletic frame that has some projection left to it. Hits from the right side from an upright open balanced stance, strides slightly closed, loads back, hips rotate completely with some explosion, he maintains good balance during his swing. Quick to the ball, pull approach with uphill swing path, some strength at contact and extension through the ball, exit velocity was 82. At short, rounds ball some and fields with above average hands. Works through ball to a clean exchange. Throws from a lower three-quarters arm slot, position velocity was 78.

 

2/17/18

 

Preseason All-State

Suarez is 5-10 with a lankier athletic frame, he hits from the right side from a slightly open wide athletic stance. Short leg kick stride on line, wraps as loads back, some hip rotation and maintains some balance to his swing. Level line drive swing, strong at contact with extension through the ball. Showed good approach working gap to gap, potential extra base power, exit velocity was 85. On the infield, clean feet, rounds the ball to field with a wider base and above average hands. Works through the ball, quick clean exchange, throws from a three-quarters arm slot with a short free arm action, infield velocity was 76.

 


Videos

(8/6/19)