Fox Cities Preseason I.D.: Infield Analysis



By Matt Huck
Area Scout

Today we continue analysis from the Fox Cities Preseason I.D. showcase with the top infield prospects from the event. Projectable 2020 Gavin Hinckley takes home the top spot, defensively his arm shows carry across the infield at 81 mph and has a line drive approach at the plate.

Top Prospects

1. Gavin Hinckley, RHP/INF, West Bend West, 2020
6-foot, 158-pound two-way player, athletic frame with projectability. Looks to project best on the mound, high ceiling arm. Tall and fall delivery, easy effort, athletic and stays on line, good tempo and rhythm, showed mound presence. Arm action is long and loose, quick arm, high ¾ slot. Fastball has run to arm side, showed control of the zone, sat 81-82 mph. Curveball has 11/5 shape, ranged 61-69 mph, slower velo in the stretch. Changeup is 70-76 mph, arm side run, occasionally pulls, pitch showed best out of the stretch. RIght-handed hitter, slightly open stance, smooth loading action, short stride, timing present, solid balance. Loose hands, quiet and easy swing, line drive gap to gap type, occasional pull. 85 mph exit velocity from the tee. Defensively showed above average actions, short loose arm action, carried at 81 mph across. 7.57 runner in the 60.

2. Frankie Cistaro, SS, Muskego, 2018
6-foot, 175-pound right-handed hitting shortstop. Defensively has a short, loose arm action from a high ¾ arm angle. Showed off raw arm strength across the infield throwing 84 mph. Shuffle and throw with average hands. At the plate hits from a balanced, narrow setup with a short leg lift stride. Short, uphill swing path. Showed strength thru contact with 87 mph exit velocity from a tee. Ran the 60 at 7.26.

3. Stevie Diderrich, C/INF, Oconomowoc, 2018
5-foot-8, 160-pound catcher/infielder, smaller frame with strength. Strong defensively catcher, short over the top arm action, quick release, quick footwork. 77 mph arm strength, 1.94-2.01 pop times. Soft hands and footwork carried over on the infield, plays through the baseball well, athletic actions. Abilities project to play both positions defensively. Right-handed hitter, balanced stance, short lift stride, solid balance through contact. Path is short with bat speed, showed opposite field contact. 91 mph exit velocity from the tee. Ran the 60 at 7.57.

4. Devin Toburen, SS, Greenwood, 2018
6-foot-2, 175-pound right-handed hitting shortstop with a lanky, athletic frame. Offensively hits from a balanced setup with a smooth load and short leg kick stride. Good balance with some explosion in the lower half. Line drive hitter with an uphill swing path and fast bat. Showed strength thru contact with 90 mph exit velocity from a tee. Ran the 60 at 7.35. Defensively has a loose arm action from a high ¾ slot. Plays thru the ball with athletic actions. Throws showed carry across the infield at 84 mph.

5. Nolan Kelliher, SS/RHP, Middleton, 2018
6-foot, 170-pound right-handed hitting SS/RHP. Offensively hits from a balanced setup with a short stride and good balance. Short, uphill swing path with fluid rhythm. Showed strength thru contact with 90 mph exit velocity from a tee. Ran the 60 at 7.09. Defensively has a short arm action from a high ¾ slot. Throws showed carry across the infield at 82 mph. Plays thru the ball with fluid footwork. On the mound works from a high ¾ arm angle with a short arm action. Tall and fall delivery with some effort and an upright finish. Threw fastball for strikes at 78 topping out at 79 mph. Curveball has 12-6 shape with gradual action at 62-66 mph for strikes. Changeup sat 66-70 mph for strikes.

6. Carter Robinson, OF/RHP/SS, Appleton North, 2019
6-foot-1, 185-pound right-handed hitting utility player with a strong frame. Plus runner, running the 60 yard dash at 6.78. Offensively hits from balanced setup with a leg kick stride. Showed strength thru contact with a fast bat. Registered 89 mph exit velocity from a tee. Defensively has a short arm action from an over the top slot. Accurate throws with carry throwing 84 mph from the outfield. Plays through the ball with fluid footwork. Also took drills in the infield, throwing 80 mph across the diamond. On the mound works from an over the top arm angle with a short, loose arm action. Tall and fall delivery with regular effort and a square landing. Fastball was straight at 79-81 mph. Curveball has 12-6 shape at 61-65 mph. Changeup has sinking action at 63-67 mph.

7. Dylan Govin, 3B/RHP, West De Pere, 2018
6-foot-1, 185-pound switch hitting 3B/RHP. At the plate hits from a balanced setup with a toe tap stride and short level swing path. Line drive hitter with a fast bat. Showed strength thru contact from both sides of the plate. 87 mph exit velocity left-handed and 85 mph exit velocity right-handed. Ran the 60 at 7.83. Defensively has a short arm action from a high ¾ slot. Slower actions with fluid footwork, playing thru the ball. Threw 75 mph across the infield. On the mound works from an over the top arm angle with a short arm action. Works exclusively out of the stretch. Fastball sat 75-77 topping out at 79 mph. Curveball has 12-6 shape at 67-69 mph. Changeup has sinking action at 72-74 mph.

8. Jake Hesseling, SS, Janesville Craig, 2019
6-foot, 160-pound right-handed hitting shortstop. At the plate hits from an open setup with a smooth load and leg kick stride with good balance. Line drive hitter with fluid rhythm and an uphill swing path. 80 mph exit velocity from a tee. Ran the 60 at 7.67. Defensively has a short arm action from an over the top slot. Plays thru the ball with a long exchange and soft hands. Threw 79 mph across the infield.

9. Sam Pederson, 3B/RHP, Verona, 2019
6-foot-1, 165-pound right-handed hitting 3B/RHP with a thin, lanky frame. Offensively hits from a narrow, open setup with a leg lift stride. Pull hitter with a short, uphill swing path. Showed strength thru contact with 88 mph exit velocity from a tee. Ran the 60 at 7.58. Defensively has a short arm action from a ¾ slot. Plays thru the ball with fluid footwork. Threw 72 mph across the infield. On the mound works from a high ¾ arm angle with a short arm action. Tall and fall delivery working in line with home plate. Fastball sat 76-78 mph. Curveball has 11-5 shape at 64-68 mph. Changeup sat 65-69 mph.

10. Brady Tatro, OF/1B, Antigo, 2018
6-foot, 190-pound left-handed hitting OF/1B. Offensively hits from a balanced setup with an arm bat load and short stride. Pull, power hitter with an uphill swing path. Showed strength thru contact with 92 mph exit velocity from a tee. Ran the 60 at 7.34. Defensively has a short arm action from an over the top slot. Slower actions, fields the ball deep. Threw 79 mph from the outfield. Took drills at first base and threw 74 mph across the diamond.

Best of the Rest (Listed Alphabetically)

Nicholas Akstulewicz, 3B/OF, Sheboygan North, 2018
5-foot-10, 175-pound right-handed hitting 3B/OF. Offensively hits from a tall setup with a short load and fair balance. Opposite field hitter with some raw pop in batting practice. Showed strength thru contact with 86 mph exit velocity from a tee. Ran the 60 at 7.71. Defensively has a long arm action from an over the top slot. Accurate throws across the diamond at 82 mph. Also took drills in the outfield throwing 84 mph.

Tyler Basten, RHP/3B, Green Bay Southwest, 2018
5-foot-10, 205-pound right-handed hitting RHP/3B. On the mound works from a ¾ arm angle with a long draw on the backside. Tall and fall delivery with a square landing and some rhythm. Fastball has sinking action at 81-82 mph. Curveball has gradual action at 64-65 mph. Changeup has sinking action at 70-74 mph. Offensively hits from a narrow, open setup. Power approach with a long, steep uphill swing path. Showed strength thru contact with 89 mph exit velocity from a tee. Ran the 60 at 7.79. Defensively has a long arm action from a side arm slot with slower actions. Threw 81 mph across the infield.

Trey Bretl, RHP/SS, Marinette, 2019
6-foot, 165-pound right-handed hitting RHP/SS with a wiry frame. On the mound works from a high ¾ arm angle with a long arm action and wrap on the backside. Tall and fall delivery with a closed landing. Fastball shows running and sinking action at 80-84 mph. Curveball has 10-4 shape at 63-67 mph. Changeup has sweeping action at 62-68 mph. At the plate hits from a balanced, closed setup with a toe tap stride and uphill swing path. 81 mph exit velocity from a tee. Ran the 60 at 7.54. Defensively has a long arm action from a high ¾ slot. Threw 81 mph across the infield.

Jordan Brewer, 2B/OF, Oshkosh West, 2018
5-foot-9, 160-pound right-handed hitting 2B/OF. At the plate hits from a crouched, open setup. Short stride with average balance. Short, uphill swing path. 81 mph exit velocity from a tee. 7.18 runner in the 60. Defensively on the infield has a short arm action from an over the top slot. Plays thru the ball with quick footwork. Threw 76 mph across the infield. Also took drills in the outfield, threw 82 mph.

Lukas Broske, 3B/RHP, West Bend West, 2020
6-foot-3, 175-pound two-way player, projectable frame with length. Right-handed hitter, balanced stance, short toe tap stride. Lower half works linear at times. Path is short, works uphill, hard contact on balls down in the zone. 80 mph exit velocity from the tee. Defensively arm action is short and over the top, 72 mph across the infield. Plays through the baseball, plays tall, clean exchange. 7.73 runner in the 60. Tall and fall delivery on the mound, long over the top arm action. Fastball sat 74-75 mph. Curveball plays with 11/5 shape, 65-69 mph. Changeup has downer action, 62-63 mph.

Sullivan Burns, 2B, Appleton East, 2019
5-foot-11, 160-pound right-handed hitting second baseman. At the plate hits from a balanced setup with a drop load and collapse on the backside. Pull hitter with an uphill swing path. 78 mph exit velocity from a tee. Ran the 60 at 7.29. Defensively has a short arm action from a ¾ slot. Threw 68 mph across the infield.

Dylan Carrington, 2B, Middleton, 2019
5-foot-9, 155-pound right-handed hitting second baseman. Offensively hits from a balanced setup with a short load and heel lift stride. Gap to gap line drive hitter with a level swing path. 82 mph exit velocity from a tee. Ran the 60 at 7.52. Defensively has a short arm action from a high ¾ slot. Threw 78 mph across the infield.

Colton Clark, RHP/SS, Oshkosh West, 2019
5-foot-11, 155-pound right-handed hitting RHP/3B. On the mound works from a high ¾ arm angle with a short arm action. Tall and fall, online delivery with some rhythm. Worked down in the zone with his fastball at 74-76 mph for strikes. Throws a curveball and slider, slider is a better offering. Slider has sweeping action at 61-63 mph. Curveball has loose rotation at 60-62 mph. Offensively hits from an open setup with a toe tap stride. Short, uphill swing path. 76 mph exit velocity from a tee. Ran the 60 at 7.79. Defensively has a short arm action from multiple arm slots. Plays thru the ball with average hands. Threw 71 mph across the infield.

Jack Cole, SS, Fond du Lac, 2018
6-foot, 160-pound right-handed hitting shortstop with a lanky frame. Offensively hits from a tall, narrow setup with  short leg lift stride. Short, level swing path. Showed strength thru contact with 86 mph exit velocity from a tee. Defensively has a loose arm action from a high ¾ slot. Plays thru the ball with a clean exchange and average hands. Threw 74 mph across the infield.

Caleb Dohms, 2B/RHP, Menasha, 2019
5-foot-5, 140-pound right-handed hitting 2B/RHP. Offensively hits from a balanced, slightly open setup with a short stride and average balance. Long swing path with fluid rhythm. 77 mph exit velocity from a tee. Ran the 60 at 7.90. Defensively has a short arm action from an over the top slot. Solid actions with average hands. Threw 72 mph across the infield. On the mound works from an over the top arm angle with a short arm action. Tall and fall, online delivery with good balance and a square landing. Fastball was straight at 71-72 topping out at 73 mph. Curveball has 12-6 shape with gradual action at 58-60 mph. Changeup worked up in the zone at 66-68 mph.

Logan Eiden, 1B, Neenah, 2019
6-foot-1, 210-pound right-handed hitting first baseman with a strong frame. Slightly open stance at the plate with a toe tap stride and average balance. Opposite field hitter with a long, uphill swing path. 82 mph exit velocity from a tee. Ran the 60 at 7.48. Defensively has a long arm action from a high ¾ arm angle. Clean exchange with solid footwork around the bag. Threw 72 mph across the infield.

Chandler Fochs, RHP/SS, Wausau West, 2018
6-foot-3, 185-pound right-handed hitting RHP/SS with a lanky, athletic frame. On the mound works from an over the top arm angle with a short, quick arm action. Drop and drive delivery working in line with home plate. Square landing with smooth rhythm and regular effort. Fastball has sinking action at 84-86 mph. Throws both a curveball and slider. Slider flashed good action at 74-77 mph. Curveball has 12-6 shape at 71-74 mph. Projects well on the mound. Offensively hits from a balanced setup with a toe tap stride and fair balance. Hits off front foot with a level swing path. Showed strength thru contact with 91 mph exit velocity from a tee. Ran the 60 at 7.00. Defensively has a short arm action from a high ¾ slot. Throws showed carry across the infield at 83 mph.

Braedon Franz, SS/RHP, Stevens Point, 2019
5-foot-6, 140-pound left-handed hitting SS/RHP. Defensively has a short arm action from a high ¾ slot. Plays thru the ball with a clean exchange and a wind up release. Threw and event best 86 mph across the infield. At the plate hits from a tall, slightly open setup with a heel lift stride. Opposite field hitter with a short, uphill swing path. Ran the 60 at 7.46. 79 mph exit velocity from a tee. On the mound works from a high ¾ arm angle with a short, quick arm action. Drop and drive delivery with maximum effort. Slide step delivery from the stretch. Fastball worked up in the zone at 81-83 mph. Curveball sat 70-73 mph. Maintained fastball arm speed on changeup with sinking action at 72-76 mph.

Michael Freson, 3B, Lakeside Lutheran, 2019
5-foot-10, 172-pound right-handed hitting third baseman. At the plate hits from a balanced setup with a knee to knee load and average balance. Short, uphill swing path. Showed strength thru contact with 83 mph exit velocity from a tee. Ran the 60 at 7.62. Defensively has a long arm action from an over the top slot. Slower actions with average hands. Threw 67 mph across the infield.

Adam Gutschow, RHP/3B, Southern Door, 2018
5-foot-11, 185-pound right-handed hitting RHP/3B. On the mound works from an over the top arm angle with a short arm action. Tall and fall delivery with regular effort and a square landing. Fastball was straight at 74-76 mph. Curveball has 12-6 shape with occasional sharp breaking action at 61-63 mph. Changeup has sinking action at 66-70 mph. Offensively hits from a balanced, slightly open setup. Arm bar load with an even stride. Opposite field hitter with an uphill swing path. Showed strength thru contact with 88 mph exit velocity from a tee. Ran the 60 at 7.84. Defensively has a short arm action from a high ¾ slot. Threw 72 mph across the infield.

Hunter Hackbarth, 2B, Hortonville, 2019
5-foot-9, 130-pound right-handed hitting second baseman. At the plate hits from a balanced setup with a drop load and average balance. Uphill path with stiff rhythm. 72 mph exit velocity from a tee. Ran the 60 at 7.34. Defensively has short arm action from a ¾ slot with slow actions. Threw 68 mph across the infield.

Luke Hamann, RHP/1B, Wausau West, 2019
6-foot-4, 175-pound right-handed hitting RHP/1B. On the mound works from a high ¾ arm angle with a stiff arm action. Tall and fall delivery with regular effort. Fastball has running action at 76-77 mph. Curveball has 12-6 shape at 65-66 mph. Changeup sat 70-74 mph. At the plate hits from an open setup with a long, uphill swing path. 76 mph exit velocity from a tee ran the 60 at 8.01. Threw 74 mph across the infield.

Spencer Hans, SS, Lake Mills, 2019
5-foot-7, 145-pound right-handed hitting shortstop. Offensively hits from a balanced setup with an arm bar load and short stride. Opposite field hitter with a short, level swing path. Showed strength thru contact with 83 mph exit velocity from a tee. Ran the 60 at 7.44. Defensively has a short arm action from a high ¾ slot. Quick footwork, playing thru the ball with a clean exchange and fluid footwork. Accurate throws across the infield throwing 74 mph.

Noah Hermann, RHP/1B, Stockbridge, 2020
6-foot, 151-pound right-handed hitting RHP/1B. On the mound works from a high ¾ arm angle with a short arm action. Drop and drive delivery with a closed landing. Fastball was straight with occasional running action at 71-72 topping out at 73 mph. Curveball sat 59-62 mph. Changeup sat 64-68 mph. Defensively has a short arm action from a high ¾ slot. Plays thru the ball, threw 72 mph across the infield. At the plate hits from a balanced, open setup with a drop load and short stride. Long, uphill swing path. 73 mph exit velocity from a tee. Ran the 60 at 7.57.

Grant Hill, RHP/3B, Wausau West, 2018
6-foot, 200-pound left-handed hitting RHP/3B with a solid frame. On the mound works from a ¾ arm angle with a long arm action. Tall and fall, online delivery. Square landing with an upright finish and some rhythm. Fastball sat 80-81 mph. Curveball has short breaking sweeping action at 65-69 mph. Changeup was straight at 70-73 mph. Offensively hits from a wide base with a heel lift stride and good balance. Gap to gap hitter. 82 mph exit velocity from a tee. Ran the 60 at 7.71. Defensively has a short arm action from a high ¾ slot. Solid actions with quick footwork. Threw 79 mph across the infield.

Liam Jones, LHP/1B, Preble, 2020
5-foot-10, 172-pound left-handed hitting LHP/1B. On the mound works from a high ¾ arm angle with a long arm action. Drop and drive delivery working in line with home plate. Fastball sat 68-70 topping out at 72 mph. Curveball has sweeping shape with gradual action at 56-57 mph. Changeup sat 61-62 mph. At the plate hits from an open setup with a leg lift stride. Long, level swing path. Showed strength thru contact with 84 mph exit velocity from a tee. Ran the 60 at 8.05. Defensively threw 66 mph across the infield.

Jakob King, 3B, Sussex Hamilton, 2020
6-foot-1, 185-pound third baseman, solid build with some strength. Right-handed hitter, balanced stance, short stride. Long uphill path, pull side tendency, 83 mph exit velocity from the tee. Defensively arm played short from a high ¾ slot, 67 mph across the diamond. 7.89 runner in the 60.

Tucker Kohl, C/SS, New London, 2020
5-foot-11, 170-pound catcher, strong athletic build. Right-handed hitter, balanced stance, loads hands back, slight arm bar, short stride. Shows some bat speed for his age, long path on uphill plane, opposite field contact. 77 mph exit velocity from the tee. Defensively arm action is short and over the top, some effort, 66 mph out of the crouch. Solid blocking the baseball, pop times are 2.36-2.45. Also took drills in the infield and threw 64 mph across the diamond.

Cole LaMont, RHP/SS, Adams-Friendship, 2019
5-foot-11, 150-pound right-handed hitting RHP/SS. On the mound works from a high ¾ arm angle with a short arm action and stab on the backside. Tall and fall delivery with a closed landing. Fastball sat 72-73 topping out at 75 mph. Curveball has 11-5 shape and loose rotation at 61-64 mph. Changeup blended with fastball at 71-72 mph. Offensively hits from a couched setup with a drop load and short, uphill swing path. 73 mph exit velocity from a tee. Ran the 60 at 7.66. Defensively has a short arm action from an over the top slot. Glove pat before release. Threw 70 mph across the infield.

Michael Lampshire, OF/RHP/2B, Green Bay East, 2018
5-foot-10, 147-pound right-handed hitting utility player. Offensively hits from a balanced, closed setup with drop load. Long stride with average balance. Line drive hitter with an uphill swing path. 79 mph exit velocity from a tee. Ran the 60 at 7.46. Defensively in the outfield has a short arm action from an over the top slot. Fields the ball deep with two hands. Threw 80 mph from the outfield. Also took drills in the infield throwing 74 mph across the diamond.  On the mound works from an over the top slot with a loose arm action. Tall and fall delivery with regular effort. Fastball sat 75-77 topping out at 78 mph. Showed feel for his curveball with 12-6 shape at 61-64 mph. Changeup has sinking action at 70-72 mph.

Andrew Lenz, C/INF, Appleton East, 2017
5-foot-9, 170-pound catcher, first baseman, stocky build. Right-handed hitter, balanced stance, short stride, average balance. Compact swing, fast bat, short path, opposite field contact in BP. 86 mph exit velocity from the tee. 2.28-2.48 pop times. Arm played short and firm, over the top slot, clean exchange. 73 mph out of the crouch. Ran the 60 at 7.53.

Jacob Lillge, SS, Little Chute, 2019
5-foot-8, 145-pound right-handed hitting shortstop. Defensively hits from a balanced setup with a short stride and average balance. Line drive hitter with an uphill swing path. 77 mph exit velocity from a tee. Ran the 60 at 7.31. Defensively has a short arm action from an over the top slot. Plays thru the ball with fluid footwork and soft hands. Solid on the backhand. Threw 72 mph across the infield.

Logan Matson, SS, Neillsville, 2018
5-foot-10, 165-pound right-handed hitting shortstop. At the plate hits from a crouched, closed stance with a short heel lift stride. Line drive hitter. Showed strength thru contact with 83 mph exit velocity from a tee. Ran the 60 at 7.31. Defensively has a short arm action from a ¾ slot. Average hands with ok footwork. Threw 74 mph across the infield.

William Meckley, LHP/1B, Mount Horeb, 2019
5-foot-10, 185-pound left-handed hitting LHP/1B. On the mound works form a high ¾ arm angle with a short arm action. Drop and drive delivery with a high front side. Works in line with home plate with a square landing and athletic finish. Fastball sat 69-72 mph. Curveball has 12-6 shape with gradual action at 56-59 mph. Changeup sat 62-65 mph. At the plate hits from a balanced setup with a long leg kicks stride. Short, uphill swing path. Showed strength thru contact with 84 mph exit velocity from a tee. Ran the 60 at 7.78. Defensively has a short arm action from a high ¾ slot. Plays thru the ball with average footwork. Threw 74 mph across the infield.

Jakob Millard, RHP/1B, Wisconsin Dells, 2018
6-foot-4, 189-pound right-handed hitting RHP/1B with a strong frame. On the mound works from an over the top arm angle with a short arm action. Tall and fall delivery with a square landing. Fastball is straight at 77-78 mph. Curveball has 12-6 shape at 63-64 mph for strikes. Changeup has sinking action at 68-71 mph. Offensively hits from a balanced, closed setup with a short leg lift stride. Opposite field hitter with a short, uphill swing path. Showed strength thru contact with 84 mph exit velocity from a tee. Ran the 60 at 7.56. Defensively has a long arm action from a ¾ arm slot. Plays thru the ball with fluid footwork.

Matthew Moyes, SS/RHP, Edgewood, 2020
5-foot-9, 150-pound right-handed hitting SS/RHP. At the plate hits from a narrow, open setup with a leg lift stride and good balance. Pull hitter with a short swing path. 77 mph exit velocity from a tee. Ran the 60 at 7.98. Defensively has a short arm action from an over the top slot. Plays thru the ball with a clean exchange and fluid footwork. Threw 69 mph across the infield. On the mound works from an over the top arm angle with a short arm action. Full, overhead delivery working in line with home plate. Fastball has running action at 68-71 mph. Curveball has 12-6 shape at 56-61 mph. Changeup sat 64-68 mph.

Nathan Murray, 3B, Madison LaFollette, 2018
5-foot-10, 175-pound right-handed hitting third baseman. At the plate hits from a wide base with an open setup. Arm bar load with a leg kick stride. Long, level swing path with a fast bat. 79 mph exit velocity from a tee. Ran the 60 at 8.07. Defensively has a short arm action from a high ¾ slot. Threw 73 mph across the infield.

Bennett Olson, 3B/RHP, West De Pere, 2019
6-foot-2, 170-pound right-handed hitting 3B/RHP. At the plate hits from a tall, narrow setup with a short stride and average balance. Short, uphill swing path. 75 mph exit velocity from a tee. Ran the 60 at 7.52. Defensively has a short arm action from a high ¾ slot. Plays thru the ball with fluid footwork. Accurate throws across the infield at 73 mph. On the mound works form an over the top arm angle with a short arm action. Tall and fall delivery working in line with home plate. Fastball was straight at 72-73 topping out at 74 mph. Curveball has 12-6 shape at 63-67 mph. Changeup has sinking action at 67-68 mph.

Hunter Olson, C/2B, Oconomowoc, 2019
5-foot-9, 155-pound catcher. Right-handed hitter, balanced stance, leg kick stride, linear lower half. Short steep path, uphill through finish. 76 mph exit velocity from the tee. Defensively arm action is short and over the top, 70 mph out of the crouch. 2.25-2.36 pop times. 7.72 runner in the 60. Also took drills in the infield throwing 74 mph across the diamond.

Cole Paplham, RHP/SS, Denmark, 2018
6-foot-1, 150-pound right-handed hitting RHP/SS with a thin, lanky frame. On the mound works from an over the top arm a short, loose arm action. Tall and fall delivery with some rhythm and regular effort. Fastball was straight at 79-80 mph for strikes. Curveball has 12-6 shape at 65-68 mph. Changeup was straight at 71-75 mph. At the plate hits from an open stance with average balance. Line drive hitter with some looseness in the hands. Showed strength thru contact with 83 mph exit velocity from a tee. Ran the 60 at 7.49. Defensively has a short arm action from a ¾ slot. Average hands with slower actions. Threw 76 mph across the infield.

Kolbe Pike, 2B/RHP, Kaukauna, 2020
5-foot-10, 128-pound right-handed hitting 2B/RHP. At the plate hits from a balanced setup with an arm bar load and uphill swing path. 76 mph exit velocity from a tee. Ran the 60 at 8.20. Defensively has a long arm action from a high ¾ slot. Accurate throws across the infield at 69 mph. Plays thru the ball with a clean exchange and fluid footwork. On the mound works from a high ¾ arm angle with a long arm action and stab on the backside. Tall and fall delivery with a closed landing and some rhythm. Fastball sat 68-72 mph. Curveball has 12-6 shape with gradual action at 56-57 mph. Changeup has running action at 61-64 mph.

Samuel Pitz, 3B/C, Appleton West, 2019
6-foot-3, 185-pound catcher, upside frame, long and lean. Right-handed hitter, open stance, short stride to even. Path works uphill, some opposite field contact. 82 mph exit velocity from the tee. Defensively worked out on the infield and catcher, long arm action, high ¾ slot, 71 mph out of the crouch, 73 mph across the infield. Pop times ranged 2.30-2.47. 7.68 runner in the 60.

Braedyn Quinnell, 3B/RHP, Adams Friendship, 2019
5-foot-10, 180-pound right-handed hitting 3B/RHP with a strong, compact frame. Offensively hits from a tall, narrow setup with a leg kick stride. Short, uphill swing path. Showed strength thru contact with 89 mph exit velocity from a tee. Ran the 60 at 7.41. Defensively has a short arm action from a high ¾ slot. Threw 70 mph across the infield. On the mound works from an over the top arm angle with a short arm action. Tall and fall online delivery with some rhythm. Fastball was straight at 76-77 topping out at 78 mph. Curveball has 12-6 shape with depth at 63-64 mph. Changeup has sinking action at 66-67 mph.

Dayne Sebranek, 3B, Fort Atkinson, 2019
5-foot-10, 215-pound right-handed hitting third baseman. Offensively hits from a balanced, slightly open setup with a toe tap stride. Long, uphill swing path. 82 mph exit velocity from a tee. Ran the 60 at 8.38. Defensively has a short arm action from a ¾ slot. Threw 69 mph across the infield.

Tanner Smith, RHP/3B, Appleton East, 2020
5-foot-9, 160-pound right-handed hitting RHP/3B. On the mound works from a high ¾ arm angle with a long arm action. Tall and fall delivery with a closed landing. Fastball has running action at 70-72 topping out at 73 mph. Slider has sweeping action at 62-63 mph. Changeup sat 62-65 mph. At the plate hits from an open stance with a short stride, average balance, and uphill swing path. 80 mph exit velocity from a tee. Ran the 60 at 7.56. Defensively has a long arm action from a ¾ arm slot. Threw 68 mph across the infield.

Brett Strode, 3B/RHP, McFarland, 2018
6-foot, 180-pound right-handed hitting 3B/RHP with a strong frame. At the plate hits from a balanced setup with a short stride and good balance. Power approach at the plate with an uphill swing path and fluid rhythm. Consistent hard contact in batting practice, registered an event best 94 mph exit velocity from a tee. Ran the 60 at 7.52. Defensively has a short arm action from a high ¾ slot. Defensive tools play on the corner of the diamond. Threw 81 mph across the infield. On the mound works from a high ¾ arm angle with a short arm action. Tall and fall delivery working in line with home plate. Regular effort with some rhythm. Fastball was straight at 80-82 mph. Curveball sat 69-70 mph. Changeup has sinking action from a lower arm slot at 73-75 mph.

Payton Spalding, SS, Monona Grove, 2019
6-foot, 150-pound right-handed hitting shortstop. Offensively hits from a balanced, slightly open setup with a leg kick stride and average balance. Short, uphill swing path. 82 mph exit velocity from a tee. Ran the 60 at 7.32. Defensively has a short arm action from a high ¾ slot. Plays thru the ball with fluid footwork. Threw 76 mph across the infield.

Jaxon Spiegelberg, SS, Neenah, 2018
5-foot-11, 170-pound right-handed hitting shortstop with a strong frame. Offensively hits from a closed setup with a toe tap stride and average balance. Opposite field hitter, short, uphill swing path with raw bat speed. Showed strength thru contact with 90 mph exit velocity from a tee. Ran the 60 at 7.11. Defensively has a short arm action from an over the top slot. Quick exchange and footwork on the infield. Threw 76 mph across the infield.

Trevor Spoehr, 3B, Kaukauna, 2019
5-foot-10, 155-pound right-handed hitting third baseman. In the field has a short arm action from an over the top slot. Plays thru the ball with fluid footwork and a clean exchange. Accurate throws across the infield at 72 mph. Offensively hits from an open stance with a short stride and average balance. Short swing path with stiff rhythm. 77 mph exit velocity from a tee. Ran the 60 at 7.34.

Jordan Steinbeck, OF/3B/RHP, Oshkosh West, 2019
6-foot, 145-pound right-handed hitting utility player. At the plate hits from a balanced setup with a toe tap stride and average balance. Stiff, uphill swing path. 79 mph exit velocity from a tee. Ran the 60 at 7.44. Defensively has long arm action from a high ¾ slot. Plays thru the ball with a long, clean exchange. Threw 79 mph from the outfield. Also took drills in the infield and threw 74 mph across the infield. On the mound works from a high ¾ arm angle with a short arm action. Tall and fall delivery with some effort and a closed landing. Fastball was straight at 74-75 mph. Curveball has 12-6 shape at 58-61 mph. Changeup has fading action at 66-67 mph.

Bubba Thompson, SS, Appleton West, 2019
6-foot, 176-pound right-handed hitting shortstop. At the plate hits from a tall, narrow setup with a heel turn stride. Short, uphill swing path. 82 mph exit velocity from a tee. Ran the 60 at 7.28. Defensively has a short arm action from a high ¾ slot. Fluid footwork, glove pat transfer, threw 73 mph across the infield.

Taylor Tschantz, OF/SS, Kaukauna, 2019
5-foot-11, 170-pound right-handed hitting OF/SS. Offensively hits from a wide base with a heel lift stride and average balance. Pull hitter with a short, uphill swing path. Showed strength thru contact with 83 mph exit velocity from a tee. Ran the 60 at 7.19. Defensively has a short arm action from a high ¾ slot. Slower actions with a long exchange. Threw 75 mph form the outfield. Also took drills in the infield throwing 68 mph across the diamond.

Bret Whiffen, RHP/3B, Green Bay Southwest, 2019
5-foot-11, 140-pound right-handed hitting RHP/3B. On the mound works from an over the top arm angle with a short arm action. Tall and fall online delivery with regular effort. Square landing with some rhythm. Fastball was straight flashing occasional running action at 71-75 topping out at 77 mph. Curveball has 12-6 shape with gradual action at 62-65 mph. Changeup has sinking action at 64-66 mph. Offensively hits from a balanced, slightly open setup with a toe tap stride. Long, uphill swing path. 73 mph exit velocity from a tee. Ran the 60 at 7.51. Defensively has a long arm action from a high ¾ slot. Shuffle and throw across the infield throwing 73 mph. 

Adam Zeratsky, SS/OF/RHP, Appleton North, 2018
6-foot-2, 175-pound right-handed hitting utility player with an athletic frame. Offensively hits from a tall, slightly open setup with a short stride. Loose hands with an uphill swing path. Showed strength thru contact with 89 mph exit velocity from a tee. 6.80 runner in the 60. Defensively in the infield has a short arm action from an over the top slot. Plays thru the ball with average hands. Threw 77 mph from the outfield. Took drills in the outfield, showed off raw arm strength throwing 84 mph. On the mound works from an over the top slot with a short, loose arm action. Tall and fall delivery. Fastball showed running action at 80-81 topping out at 83 mph. Curveball has 12-6 shape at 70-72 mph. Changeup is straight at 73-75 mph.

Zach Ziesmer, 1B, West De Pere, 2019
6-foot, 190-pound right-handed hitting first baseman. Offensively hits from a balanced setup with a short stride and good balance. Pull, power approach at the plate with a long, uphill swing path. Showed strength thru contact with 86 mph exit velocity from a tee. Ran the 60 at 7.91. Defensively has a long arm action from a ¾ slot. Threw 70 mph across the infield.

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