VA/DC Commitment Recap: July 23-29
July 29, 2016
By John Nolan
Assistant Director of Scouting/Content Management
Every Friday we recap all commitments that were made throughout our coverage area. If we missed you or someone that you know is not on the Commitment List, let us know by filling out our Commitment Form.
Yareb Martinez, SS, John Champe, 2017
Martinez committed to Georgetown. Hits from an athletic, balanced stance with a smooth load back. Slight leg kick stride that is controlled and stays on line. Aggressive lower half turn to the ball. Maintains balance throughout swing. Bat exit velocity of 80 mph in November 2015. Quick hands, with short and level swing path. Good extension through the ball. Line drive hitter with potential gap power. Decent rhythm. Threw from a loose, high three-quarters arm slot with accuracy. Positional velocity of 81 mph last November. Average hands with clean footwork and clean exchanges. Played through the ball well.
Carson Bell, SS, Washington & Lee (Montross), 2018
Bell committed to James Madison.
Hunter Gilliam, MIF, Fuqua School, 2018
Gilliam committed to Longwood.
Jimmy Goldsmith, CIF, James Madison, 2016
Goldsmith committed to St. John's River CC.
Austin Murphy, RHP, Millbrook, 2017
Murphy has committed to VMI. He is a lanky righthander with a low arm slot and a long, loose arm action. His fastball sat 81-83 in early March, touching as high as 84. Has feel for a change-up and a true slider.
Cristian Sanchez, RHP, Paul VI Catholic, 2018
Sanchez committed to Alabama. Sanchez's fastball sat 87-89 in Georgia earlier this month, touching 90 a few times as well.
Bill Wojcik, 3B, Caroline, 2017
Wojcik committed to Marymount.