Prep Baseball Report

Recruiting Roundup: Who's Heading Where?

By Matt Huck          
Area Scout

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 this week’s National Buzz. With that in mind, let’s take an in depth look at the Illinois prospects who have committed to colleges, with detailed scouting information.

Colten Schild, 2B, Fox Valley Lutheran, 2018
St. Louis

Colten Schild3/13/16 - 5-foot-8, 160-pound left-handed hitting second baseman with an athletic frame. Solid runner in the 60 running a 6.97. Defensively has a short, loose arm action from a ¾ slot. Athletic fielder with quick footwork and good body control. Threw 76 mph across the infield. Offensively hits from a tall, open stance with an arm bar load. Short stride with good balance. Pull hitter with a long swing path. Inconsistent timing at the plate. 82 mph exit velocity from a tee.

Garrett LaBreche, 2B, Tremper, 2017
Mesa CC

Garrett LaBreche3/15/15- 5-foot-11, 155-pound, left-handed hitting second baseman with a lanky build. In the field has a short arm action from a high a ¾ arm slot. Accurate throws with average arm strength. Plays thru the ball with soft hands a fluid footwork. Good body control. Threw 73 mph across the infield. At the plate hits from a balanced setup with a short stride. Line drive hitter with a short uphill swing path and fluid rhythm. 75 mph exit velocity from a tee. Ran the 60 at 7.54.

Reid Hansen, C, Durand, 2017

Reid Hansen7/13/16 - 5-foot-10, 170-pound right-handed hitting catcher. At the plate hits from a wide base with a drop load and heel lift stride. Slightly uphill swing path. 67 mph exit velocity from a tee. Ran the 60 at 7.64. Defensively has a short arm action from an over the top slot. Quick exchange with average hands. Popped 2.26-2.34 and threw 70 mph from the crouch.


Alex Behr, LHP, Oak Creek, 2017
Marian University

Alex Behr10/2/16 - 6-foot-2, 210-pound, two-way player. On the mound, Tall and fall delivery, stays in line. Long arm action from a high ¾ slot. Fastball, works most straight, 71-72 mph. Curveball, 1/7 shape, 60 mph. Offensively, tall setup, short stride, Short, uphill path through the zone; exit velocity registered at 78 mph from a tee. Defensively, reliable hands, clean exchange. Loose arm action from a high ¾ to ¾ slot; throws clocked at 72 mph across the diamond. 7.87 runner in the laser timed 60.

Sean Meyer, C, Oconomowoc, 2017

Sean Meyer9/18/16 - 6-foot, 180-pound catcher, solid build with strength. Right-handed hitter, even setup with short stride. Flashed pop to pull side in BP, path has length and showed ability to get extension, hits on time. 83 mph exit velocity from the tee. Defensively arm action is short, over the top slot, 73 mph arm strength from the crouch. 2.12-2.18 out of the crouch. 4.65 runner down the line.


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