New Tournament Seeds (for Sunday & Monday games)
* Consolation & elimination game schedule for Sunday, May 24 – Gates open at 7am
|14u Division||16u Division||18u Division|
|Elimination #1) PBC Gameday Elite 14||Elimination #17) Easton Rockets 16||Elimination #47) Easton Rockets 17|
|Elimination #2) Florida Havoc||Elimination #18) Next Level Baseball 16||Elimination #48) West Boca Panthers|
|Elimination #3) Florida Legends 2019||Elimination #19) Easton Rockets 15||Elimination #49) Galaxy Aces 18|
|Elimination #4) Busty Bulls 14U||Elimination #20) MPi 16||Elimination #50) Next Level Baseball 18|
|Elimination #5) Palm Beach Select 14||Elimination #21) Ponte Verde Thunder White 16||Elimination #51) Florida Legends 2016|
|Elimination #6) South Florida Prospects 14U||Elimination #22) Hardcore FLA Baseball 16||Elimination #52) Florida Legends 2015|
|Consolation #7) Florida Shockers 14||Elimination #23) Mo Steel Baseball 16U||Consolation #53) Hardcore FL Baseball 17|
|Consolation #8) Extreme Elite||Elimination #24) Columbus Explorers 16||Consolation #54) Wellington Post 390|
|Consolation #9) Mo Steel Baseball 14U White||Elimination #25) Vipers Baseball 16||Consolation #55) PBC Gameday Elite 18|
|Consolation #10) Mo Steel Baseball 14U Blue||Elimination #26) Morel's Dragon's||Consolation #56) MPi 18|
|Consolation #11) Team Florida 14||Consolation #27) Palm Beach Select 16||Consolation #57) A's Baseball 18|
|Consolation #12) Hardcore FL Baseball 14||Consolation #28) Xtremeline Baseball 16||Consolation #58) Columbus Explorers 18|
|Consolation #13) Pride Baseball||Consolation #29) PBC Gameday Elite 16||Consolation #59) MPi 17|
|Consolation #14) Game Day Rebels 14U||Consolation #30) Beast Mode Baseball||Consolation #60) South Florida Clippers 18|
|Consolation #15) PV Thunder 14||Consolation #31) Florida Legends 2017||Consolation #61) Vipers Baseball 18 Black|
|Consolation #16) Miramar Canes 14||Consolation #32) Busty Bulls 16||Consolation #62) Palm Beach Select 17|
|Consolation #33) South Florida Clippers 16||Consolation #63) MPi 17/18|
|Consolation #34) Palm Beach Select 15||Consolation #64) Extreme Athletes Baseball Club|
|Consolation #35) Triple Play Baseball||Consolation #65) Vipers Baseball 18 Gold|
|Consolation #36) Next Level Baseball 15||Consolation #66) Mountain Park Panthers|
|Consolation #37) Ponte Verde Thunder Blue 16|
|Consolation #38) South Florida Contenders|
|Consolation #39) Columbus Explorers 15|
|Consolation #40) PBC Gameday Elite 15|
|Consolation #41) Galaxy Aces 16|
|Consolation #42) Florida Legends 2018|
|Consolation #43) A's Baseball 16|
|Consolation #44) South Florida Breakers|
|Consolation #45) Mo Steel Baseball 15U|
|Consolation #46) West Boynton Lightning|
* Rosters posted represent the information provided by the responsible coach or official for each team
Busty Bulls 14U
#12 Drew Beno – Leadoff hitter, showed plate discipline and ability to spray the ball all over the field. Short stroke. Doubled down the right-field line, singled to left-field.
#13 Jose Gonzalez – Compact stroke with power to pull side. Hit in third slot in order. Drove ball over left fielder’s head to warning track for 2 RBI triple.
#15 Hayden Juenger – Athletic pitcher’s build. Good mechanics. Smooth delivery. FB 76-78 with arm side run. Breaking ball 65-68 with sweeping break across the zone. Struck out 9 in 5.2 innings of work. Two-way player with compact right-handed stroke. Kept barrel working thru zone for a long time. Went 2-for-3 for three RBI, including a double to the left-center field gap.
#32 Mitchell Focht – High-waisted, athletic build. Got down the line in 4.59 from the right side of the plate. Showed rhythm to hit, along with good overall hitting actions. Threw out a runner at 1B from right field.
Focht recorded 90 mph bat exit velocity at the Easton Hit Lab on Saturday, May 23.
Florida Legends 2019
#51 Henrique Garcia – Tall, athletic build with room to grow. Good defensive actions with a quick first step, showed range both ways at 3B along with arm strength across the diamond. Good setup to hit, ready to hit on time, level path thru the zone. Good upside with the glove and bat.
#52 Michael Piulats – Stocky build at 5-foot-9 and 170 pounds, good power to both gaps — drove right-center gap for 2 RBI double, flew out to left center gap. Showed good plate discipline with good barrel accuracy.
#5 Juan Osorio – Young LHP with arm strength. Fastball was 78-81 mph with arm side run. Did not show any off speed, just a slightly softer version of fastball.
Game Day Rebels 14U
Hardcore FL Baseball 14
#12 Henry Wallen – SS – Athletic with good speed on the bases, and good range in the infield. Showed a good arm across the diamond. Left-handed hitter with a quick bat through the zone, offered evidence of raw power with a triple to the right-center field gap.
Miramar Canes 14
#21 Gabriel Lopez – Good speed on the bases, aggressive base runner. Good eye at the plate, collected a pair of walks. Short, compact stroke with some pop to pull side. Appeared to have a good feel for the game. Drove a ball over the head of the left fielder for an inside the park home run.
Mo Steel Baseball 14U Blue
Mo Steel Baseball 14U White
Palm Beach Select 14
#13 Domenico Galluzzo – Small in size but plays big. At the plate he has a short compact swing and consistently barrels the baseball. He was 2 for 3 with game winning RBI on Sunday. At shortstop he has soft hands with a clean, quick exchange. Ended the game with a nice double play — he scooped it up in the hole, stepped on second and threw a strike to 1B.
#18 Daniel Labrador – Well-rounded player with good defensive skills and middle of the order type hitting ability. Sat low and received well behind the plate. Right-handed stroke was level thru the zone, showed a knack for hard contact along with power to the pull side.
PBC Gameday Elite 14
NO ROSTER SUBMITTED
Manager: x | Coaches: x, x
Ponte Vedra Thunder 14
#1 Tyler Baureis – Showed good range at 3B — made plays going both ways, and showed good arm across diamond. Quiet actions at the plate, showed barrel accuracy.
#99 Carter Page – Showed pull side power, drove ball over LF head. Aggressive to pitches in the strike zone. Barrel stayed through the zone a long time.
#1 Jacob Sosa – Recorded 82.2 mph bat exit velocity at the Easton Hit Lab on Friday, May 22.
#2 Holden Richardson – Recorded 98.8 mph bat exit velocity at the Easton Hit Lab on Saturday, May 23.
South Florida Prospects 14U
#1 Luis Moriyon Jr. – Pitched from low 3/4 arm angle, FB had arm side run, mixed in enough breaking balls to keep hitters off balance, threw four innings, allowed 1 hit and 0 runs, struck out 4, and picked off a runner at 1B.
#31 Christian Vargas – Threw 3 innings, struck out 2, allowed 1 hit and 0 runs.
Team Florida 14
#5 Jerian Hardrick – Aggressive hitter, made consistent contact, doubled down the left field line, singled up the middle. At SS, moved light on his feet, showed smooth actions, made the necessary plays.
Top 14u Fastball Velocities
|81||Juan Osorio||LHP/OF||2018||Florida Shockers||Slam HS|
|78||Hayden Juenger||SS/RHP||2018||Extreme Elite||Collinsville HS-IL|
* Rosters posted represent the information provided by the responsible coach or official for each team
A’s Baseball 16
#19 Brett Mantrana – Recorded 82.4 mph bat exit velocity at the Easton Hit Lab on Friday, May 22.
#21 Ryan Acosta – Recorded 86.8 mph bat exit velocity at the Easton Hit Lab on Friday, May 22.
#27 Luis Velazquez – Recorded a bat exit velocity of 88.9 mph at the Easton Hit Lab on Friday, May 22. Recorded 97.8 mph bat exit velocity at the Easton Hit Lab on Saturday, May 23.
Beast Mode Baseball
#4 Lewis Romero – Nice quiet set up behind the plate, low target, good balance with no sway, works both sides of plate on set up, vocal and shows leadership, soft on receiving and works around ball, quick footwork and exchange on throws, stays low with carry to bag. 2.19 pop time, gets down well to block, aggressive defensive catcher.
Busty Bulls 16U
#9 Alex Rao – Overtop delivery with good direction. FB 80-82 with some heavy sink. Two-seamer was 75-78 with arm side run. CB 67-69 with tight late 11-5 break. Worked both sides of plate, and kept ball down in zone. Showed good mound presence, with big body at 6-foot and 200 pounds.
Rao recorded 89 mph bat exit velocity at the Easton Hit Lab on Saturday, May 23.
#15 Alex Morejon – At the plate he showed a good idea of strike zone and pitch recognition. Short to the ball with a level path, showed quick hands with a double down the line, and added a base hit back up the middle on a CH away.
Columbus Explorers 15
Columbus Explorers 16
Easton Rockets 15
#9 Zachary Mazur – A strong & athletic catcher, he is aggressive behind plate and loves to throw behind the runners. Good set up, clean exchange arm strength — will only get better as he gets older. At the plate he has quick hands and stays behind the ball well. In the first inning he drove one way out of the park to deep left center field.
#24 Tyler McKenzie – High-waisted frame, loose & easy defensive actions at shortstop, makings of solid right handed stroke
#30 Chris Seymour – Collected three hits on the day — tripled along with a pair of singles.
#33 Connor Dunham – Allow no runs over two innings of work. Fastball had slight arm side run with sink at 78-81 mph. Curve was 68-69 with 10-4 shape, change was a 71-73 mph offering. Pitched to both sides of the plate, and generally was effective with a three-pitch mix.
Easton Rockets 16
#3 Michael Rothenberg – Big frame, strong lower half. Good actions behind the plate, low setup, strong arm, consistently around 2.00 between innings, threw out a runner live in game. Strong left-handed stroke, has power potential.
#7 James Marinan – Well-proportioned frame with fill at 6-foot-4 and 210 pounds. Athletic delivery, maintained body control, arm worked well. Fastball sat 84-85 with some arm side life, touched 87. Top bolt came from the stretch, and marked 4 mph jump from what we saw in May 2014. Curveball had definition to shape in low 70s, has gotten better since last year as well. Handled wood bat with ease, made several solid passes — including a HR to LF.
#11 Angelo Brunelas – FB 78-79 with late life, very sharp CB, showed good feel for low 70s change. Clean delivery, 3/4 arm slot, quick arm out front, hides ball, athletic, feel for pitching.
#12 Cameron Lauer – Solidly built right-hander, FB sat around 83 and topped at 85. Appeared to have cut action at times. Breaking ball and change were both low-to-mid 70s offerings.
#15 Jack Iervolino – Big body, strong at 6-foot and 220 pounds. Presents low target with soft hands to receive. Minimal sway, quiet actions. Quick exchange on transfer with carry to bag. Pop times around 2.15. Gets down quick on blocks and deadens ball back to plate. As a hitter showed plus pull side power, quick hands. Balanced setup and approach.
#22 Aldrich DE Jong – Compact left-handed stroke, showed barrel accuracy. Good run stride. Projectable with physical maturity. He registered 93.3 mph bat exit velocity at the Easton Hit Lab on Friday, May 22.
#24 Brendan Power – Showed good actions at SS, glove worked out front, showed range up the middle. Baseball player with advanced defensive awareness, instincts and skill. He has the makings of future hit tool.
#25 Justin Alintoff – Big frame, FB 78-79, CB 61-64, commanded fastball and curveball.
#33 Zachary Chivers – FB 74-78, CB 66, clean arm action, strike thrower.
#77 Kris Armstrong – Open stance from the left side of the plate. Strides square with a soft landing. Quick hands with plus bat speed, and he’s just a 2018 grad. Plus power for his age, along with ability to hit to all fields. Knows his strike zone and is very patient at the plate. Good foot speed on the bases.
Armstrong pitched Monday 5/25, FB sat comfortably around 82-84 with very good arm side life, touched a few 86. Breaking ball had depth to 11-5 shape in the low 70s. He threw plenty of fastball strikes, and showed the ability to pitch effectively to his arm side — in to right-handed hitters, away to lefties.
Florida Legends 2017
Florida Legends 2018
Galaxy Aces 16
Hardcore FL Baseball 16
Marcus Villar – LHP – Threw fastball between 75 and 81 with good arm side run, showed some command of the pitch. Curve was 60-63 with depth to 2-to-8 action, he got some swing and miss with this pitch. Change was 66-71 with slight arm side life. Pitched 5 innings, allowed only 1 run after working out of a bases loaded jam.
Manager: x | Coaches: x, x
Mo Steel Baseball 15U
Mo Steel Baseball 16U
#24 Andres Chirino – Good low setup, quiet actions to receive, compact & smooth arm stroke, 2.15 pop times between innings. Left-handed hitter with a smooth stroke and a chance to hit. Doubled to deep center field.
#46 Thomas Diaz – Low setup behind the plate, athletic from crouch, received pitches well, blocked balls in dirt well, good overall energy behind the plate, pop times around 2.1 between innings, clean arm action, snapped throws to first to throw behind runners. Balanced approach to hit, stayed between his feet, connected swing. Good run stride.
#46 Lernix Williams – recorded a bat exit velocity of 89.7 mph at the Easton Hit Lab on Friday, May 22.
Next Level Baseball 15
#55 Tyler Olah – Tall and lanky at 6-foot-3. Fastball was 82-83, curveball was 66-68 mph with some bit. Arm worked loose and full out front. Threw strikes, worked quickly. Projectable young right hander.
Next Level Baseball 16
#17 Elijah Gill – High-waisted frame with length to limbs. Tracked pitches well, had good presence in box and a nice left-handed stroke.
#22 Michael Cullen – Quick-armed right-hander, topped at 84 and pitched around 81-82. Showed feel for upper 60s curve and change — competed in the zone with a three-pitch mix.
#57 Alec Aleywin – Two-way player with big, strong build. Showed plus power through a connected swing, drove a triple off the right field fence. On the mound, he threw his fastball 80-84 mph and showed good command of 64-67 mph breaking ball. Kept the ball down in the zone, and threw a high volume of strikes.
#56 Cyrus Grimes – Interesting young right-hander. Fastball sat between 80 and 83 mph, touched 87 one on a fastball down and away for a strikeout. Spun a tight slider in the low 70s. Delivery was on line, allowing for a high volume of strikes.
Grimes recorded 96.9 mph bat exit velocity at the Easton Hit Lab on Saturday, May 23.
Palm Beach Select 15
#34 Jake Sullivan – FB 71-73, CB 64, very projectable, clean arm action and delivery, feel for pitching, commanded FB and CB, pitched backwards
Palm Beach Select 16
#10 Adriano Oberndorfer – Recorded 85.1 mph bat exit velocity at the Easton Hit Lab on Friday, May 22.
#14 Tyler Letterman – Recorded 84.2 mph bat exit velocity at the Easton Hit Lab on Friday, May 22.
#23 Cole Standifer – Strong athletic build. At plate shows quick hands with a short path. Hard contact with gap power. Hit a triple to LF and went back up the middle with fastball away. On the mound he was 83-84 with FB, located to both sides of plate. Actions are clean and easy, as he matures the velo will increase.
#30 Jose Guerra – Posted pop times in the low 2.0 range between innings, threw out a base stealer live in game action, and was aggressive to throw behind runners. Went 1-for-3 on the day, with a two-strike single hard line drive single to LF.
PBC Gameday Elite 15
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Manager: x | Coaches: x, x
PBC Gameday Elite 16
#4 Max Howard (CF) – R/R – Singled up the middle, and drove ball deep to RCF, balanced swing, bat stays in zone a while, aggressive to good pitches to hit, stole second and third. Tracked down ball directly over his head in CF, and then another one deep to RCF.
#13 Kyle Kachadorion (LHP) – Big bodied LHP with good mound presence. Pitched between 77 and 80 with fastball, topped at 82. Showed feel for breaking ball, change is third pitch in development. Struck out seven in four innings of work, and picked off two.
Manager: x | Coaches: x, x
Ponte Vedra Thunder Blue 16
Ponte Vedra Thunder White 16
#8 Eric Aleman – Excellent approach at the plate, good hands and hand-eye coordination. Consistently hit the ball hard. Showed good range defensively, hands were soft, arm was strong and accurate across the infield.
#9 Jacob Roberts – FB 81-82, overhand CB with 12-6 shape, CH as occasional third pitch. Nice arm stroke, athletic to field his position
#34 Ryan Ayre – FB consistently 81-82 with good arm side run. Flashed nice breaking ball with 1-7 shape. Long lanky frame at 6-foot-4 and 175 pounds.
South Florida Breakers
South Florida Clippers 16
#22 Jesus Hernandez – Recorded 87.1 mph bat exit velocity at the Easton Hit Lab on Friday, May 22.
South Florida Contenders
#11 Matthew Rivero – Left-handed hitter, singled to pull side and walked. Was great on base paths — showed life to run stride and evidence of speed going first to third. Played second base, showed smooth actions and moved light on his feet.
Triple Play Baseball
Vipers Baseball 16
#21 Tyler Lavery – Solid young left-hander with feel for pitching. Varied locations and changed speeds effectively. Threw four-seamer 74-76 mph, two-seamer had more life at 70-72 mph. Showed feel for slurvy low 60s curve and upper 50s change.
West Boynton Lightning
Xtremeline Baseball 16
#22 Jesus Rivero – The ball jumped out of this lefty’s hand. He sat 84-85 and commanded his fastball to both sides of the plate. He used his curveball as his out pitch. It had 1-7 shape with tight spin.
#25 Jack Schmidt – 6-foot-6 left-handed hitter, drove the ball to the opposite field with authority. At first base, moved light on his feet and made a couple of nice picks on errant throws.
Top 16u Fastball Velocities
|87||Cyrus Grimes||RHP/3B||2017||Next Level Baseball 16||Navarre HS|
|87||James Marinan||RHP/1B||2017||Easton Rockets 16||Park Vista HS|
|86||Kris Armstrong||RHP||2018||Easton Rockets 16||Benjamin|
|85||Cameron Lauer||RHP||2017||Easton Rockets 16||Palm Beach Central|
|85||Jesus Rivero||LHP/OF||2017||Xtremeline Baseball 16||Home School-Orlando||FL|
|84||Alec Aleywin||LHP/1B||2016||Next Level Baseball 16||Bozeman HS|
|84||Michael Cullen||SS/RHP||2017||Next Level Baseball 16||Mosley HS|
|84||Cole Standifer||3B/RHP||2017||Palm Beach Select 16||Jupiter HS|
|83||Tyler Olah||OF/RHP||2018||Next Level Baseball 15||Lawton Chiles HS|
|82||Ryan Ayre||LHP/1B||2017||Ponte Vedra Thunder 16 White||Fletcher HS|
|82||Kyle Kachadorion||LHP||-||PBC Gameday Elite 16||-|
|82||Alex Rao||RHP/1B||2018||Busty Bulls 16u||The Oxbridge Academy|
|82||Jacob Roberts||C/RHP||2017||Ponte Vedra Thunder 16 White||Sandalwood HS|
|81||Marcus Villar||LHP||-||Hardcore FL Baseball 16||-|
* Rosters posted represent the information provided by the responsible coach or official for each team
A’s Baseball 18
#10 Joseph Fortuny – Athletic body with room to grow. Good setup at the plate, showed rhythm to hit. Discplined hitter. Quick thru the zone. Good routes in the OF, generated momentum thru play on ball.
#39 Habib Khawan – Recorded 87.5 mph bat exit velocity at the Easton Hit Lab on Friday, May 22.
#55 Yasser Santana – Small, athletic player with good speed. Swung bat well from the left side of plate. Smooth fielding shortstop, quick first step. Created good angles defensively.
Columbus Explorers 18
#23 Jose Machado – Fastball reached 84 mph in consecutive outings Saturday and Sunday. Slow tempo delivery, generated arm speed out front. FB had arm side run.
#25 Gabriel Rivera – recorded 98.3 mph bat exit velocity at the Easton Hit Lab on Saturday, May 23. Has present strength in lower half, very good runner. Got him at 4.4 down the line on ground ball to 3B, most likely can post better times down the line. Strong right-handed hitter with bat speed.
#34 Christian Rodriguez – Showed easy defensive actions at third base, came in nicely on soft ground ball. Hands worked well to hit, served line drive to the opposite field with ease.
#41 Mike Fernandez – Easy left-handed stroke with looseness thru the zone. Didn’t get run time, but had life to run stride and appeared to get down the line quite well.
#50 Danny Martin – Well-rounded player with arm strength and catch & throw skills behind the plate, pop times around 2.05 between innings. Tracked pitches well, kept hands back and made good passes for hand contact. Good hand-eye coordination.
#55 Danny Bello – Large framed left-handed hitter with length at 6-foot-3 and 210 pounds. Stroke had natural lift, drove ground-rule double to right field and lined a single to right field later in game.
Easton Rockets 17
#15 Matt Ellmyer – We saw Ellmyer three times in 2013, first in May and then twice in September — with the final time coming at the 2013 Under Armour Futures East Showcase.
His defensive prowess was evident early on, as were his instincts and ability to play the game. He has continued to get better with the bat, as he’s learned to apply his loose swing more frequently for hard contact.
#17 Braedon Ogle – FB sat 83-86, topped at 88. Breaking ball was 62, change 65. Arm strength is interesting, and can become and asset as he gains feel for the strike zone.
#27 Colton Rendon – Standing a solid and strong 6-foot-3 and 230 pounds, Rendon drove a hard double off the left field wall with a wood bat. On the mound, he showed feel for a three-pitch mix. Fastball was around the plate and down in the zone at 83-85, breaking ball and changeup were both low 70s offerings.
Extreme Athletes Baseball Club
#4 Allan Berrios – Friday 5/22 – went 1-for-2 with double and walk at the plate. Showed soft hands with good feet in the infield, created angles, had athletic movements, quick release — solid middle infielder, ran bases well.
Saturday 5/23 – Singled up the middle off 92 mph fastball. Short and quick to ball. Maintained balance throughout swing. Stole second with a great jump, then stole third. Smooth fielder at shortstop with quick hands, light on his feet, showed arm strength.
#5 James Filterman – Good speed down the line, showed good range both ways at 2B, moved feet well to create angles, smooth actions with arm strength. At the plate had quiet prep action, aggressive swinger right-handed.
#18 Alejandro Garcia – struck out 7 and walked 1 over 4.2 innings of work. Fastball had good cut action betwen 79-84 mph. Breaking ball was 69-70 mph.
Florida Legends 2015
#17 Isaiah Musa – Worked from high three quarters arm angle. Fastball sat 87-91, topped at 94. Was able to locate fastball, and mixed in 78 mph slider and 81 mph change. Feel for all three pitches. University of Miami commit.
#59 Samuel Roman – Wiry, athletic frame with long limbs. Quick feet, good first step in the infield. Great range to both sides, arm strength from a variety of angles. Made routine plays, and made difficult plays look easy. Extremely talented defensive infielder.
#76 Devin Conn – FB 85-86, touched 88. Slider was from a slot lower than his fastball at 76, curveball was from fastball arm slot at 73 with hard 11-5 action. At 3B, good footwork with great range both ways and strong arm across the diamond. Made slow roller play look easy. At the plate, showed ability to whip the bat through the zone.
Florida Legends 2016
#21 Chris Gomez – Good mound presence. Fastball had arm side run and sink at 84-86. Curve had sweeping action with some depth 71-73 mph. Smooth delivery, good arm action. Fielded his position well. Allowed no hits or runs, and struck out 3 in three innings of work.
#23 Freddy Zamora – Tall, athletic build with length. Good setup to hit, rhythm to prep action. Aggressive hitter, makes full pass through the zone. Has leverage, got the ball in the air easily to the pull side. Smooth defensive actions, created angles to play through the ball with momentum, and showed range both ways, good body control. Came in to face a single hitter in the 7th inning on Saturday, showed 86-87 mph fastball. Ran it up to 87 mph again on Monday, and showed a low 70s breaking ball and a mid-to-upper 70s change.
#25 Chris Allende – Left-handed hitter with good speed on the bases. Took good routes in the outfield, showed the ability to get behind the ball, generated momentum through play on ball.
#28 Leo Garcia – Small, athletic build. Got down the line well from the right side of the plate. Short, compact swing. Good feel for strike zone. Doubled twice, once over the center fielder’s head and another time in the right center field gap. Pop times were around 2.05 between innings.
#67 – RHP worked from low 3/4 arm slot. FB 84-86 mph with heavy sink. Repeatable delivery. No evidence of any secondary stuff in 5/22 outing.
#88 Rolando Ribalta – Extra large frame at 6-foot-7 and 225 pounds. Coordinated athlete with high waist and long limbs. Showed patience at the plate, was able to turn on ball for hard contact to the pull side — and went the other way nicely too.
Alex Falla – recorded 95.2 mph bat exit velocity at the Easton Hit Lab on Saturday, May 23.
Galaxy Aces 18
#5 Michael Razzo – Strike thrower at 77-81, touched 82. Spun mid 60s breaking ball with 10-4 shape. Compact arm stroke, simple delivery.
#10 Tyler Gusow – Talented catch & throw guy behind the plate, showed excellent arm strength along with quick feet and exchange. Carried throws through the bag easily, even from his knees. Throws consistently around 1.95 between innings.
#27 Billy Marion – Featured a loose left-handed stroke. Kept hands back for opposite field single against LHP curve ball, drove high fastball for deep fly out to pull side.
#34 Anthony Ancino – Talented left-handed hitting middle infielder. Showed nice body control on slow roller play, actions had quickness and he showed arm strength across the infield. Showed loose left-handed stroke with ability to accelerate barrel thru the zone. Ball had good life off wood bat.
Hardcore FL Baseball 17
#9 Gio Borges – LHP – Worked from low three quarters angle, FB had arm side run with slight sink. Commanded FB in and out, stayed down in the zone, sat around 77 and topped at 79. Threw 63-65 mph curve for strikes, had 1-to-7 shape with tight spin. In short look appeared to have some feel for changeup.
#12 Dylan Krzeminski – RHP. Faced three batters, struck out two. Good athletic body. FB 80-84 with slight arm side run. Threw all FB in short outing.
#25 Alek Manoah – 2016 – RHP – Big, athletic 1B. Quick bat, showed ability to keep hands back for opposite field hit on breaking ball. Keeps barrel working thru the zone a long time. Plate discipline can improve.
Manoah posted a 355′ carry distance at the Easton Hit Lab, tops among participating hitters on Friday, May 22. His bat exit velocity registered 95 mph.
Sunday, May 24 Manoah was 89-92 mph in the first inning. Settled around 88 in his second inning of work. Fastball had downhill tilt with some late life. His slider was a 75 mph offering with three-quarters action. Short arm swing from the glove, kept hidden well, generated arm speed out front with easy and compact stroke.
#26 Javi Casteneda – Athletic body. Created good angles to ball defensively. Didn’t panic and stayed with. Showed good base runnings instincts – went 1st to 3rd on ball that got away from SS. Good approach, found way to get on base each time to plate.
#39 Carl Heldt – Had a very good day at the plate in game 1 – went 3 for 4 with two 2B and 3 RBI, both doubles to pull side.
Manager: x | Coaches: x, x
Mountain Park Panthers
#1 Kyle Adderley – recorded 93 mph bat exit velocity at the Easton Hit Lab on Saturday, May 23.
#8 Arnaldo Brito – recorded 94 mph bat exit velocity at the Easton Hit Lab on Saturday, May 23.
#13 Nelson Alvarez – Large framed corner infielder at 6-foot-5 and 210 pounds. Has connected swing that appears capable of producing for power.
FB sat 82, topped at 85. Worked from high 3/4 arm slot. 73 mph slider was out pitch. Clean, smooth and easy motion.
#16 Gaby Cruz – posted 99 mph bat exit velocity at the Easton Hit Lab, to lead all participating players on Friday May 22. His 347′ carry distance was the second best turned in on day one.
Cruz recorded 99.8 mph bat exit velocity at the Easton Hit Lab on Saturday, May 23.
#18 Robert Fabelo – Physical kid, left-handed hitting catcher. Has hitter actions, with coordinated and powerful stroke.
Fabelo recorded 91 mph bat exit velocity at the Easton Hit Lab on Saturday, May 23.
#19 Alvaro Valdez – Physical athlete at 6-foot-2 and 190 pounds. Showed plus arm from CF, along with a sweet left-handed stroke and power to both pull and opposite fields – pulled one deep but foul to pull side, then went over the left fielder’s head in the same at bat.
Valdez recorded 100 mph bat exit velocity at the Easton Hit Lab on Saturday, May 23.
#80 Kenny Pico – Allowed no runs, issued no walks and struck out three thru 3 innings of work. Threw a high volume of 79-83 mph fastball strikes, and mixed in enough off speed stuff to keep hitters off balance. Curve was 65-68 mph, change was 72-73 mph.
#40 Gabriel Blanco – C/3B – Sat easy behind the plate, moved well laterally to block balls in the dirt, received pitches well. At 3B showed good range to glove side, moved feet well to create angles, strong arm across diamond. Had 3-4 day Sunday 5/24
#75 Evans Valverde – 3B – Solid build, good range at 3B to glove side, strong arm across the diamond. Good setup to hit, hands stayed back on off speed pitches, quiet prep action, barrel worked thru zone on good path, went 2-for-4 with RBI on Sunday 5/24
#47 Kendrick Garcia – Smooth delivery. FB 83-86 mph. CB 71-73 mph with 11-5 late break. Located FB in and out, started bats, was effective with two pitches.
#61 Krystian Negron – Had a very nice outing Friday 5/22. Threw 5 innings, struck out 4, allowed 2 hits and 0 runs.
#84 Willie Padron – We saw pull side power from him last fall at the Under Armour Invitational in St. Petersburg, and he showed it again today with a home run to left field. He showed some plate discipline to go with it, giving him a chance to get to the power as he learns to open up the entire field a little more.
#91 Edgar Pages – Big & strong frame at 6-foot-2 and 220 pounds. Left-handed hitter with leverage and raw power. Hit a pair of home runs on Sunday, May 24 — both to pull side, and for total of 4 RBI.
#92 Oscar Vargas – Large framed left-hander. FB 84-86 mph. CB had 12-to-6 action with late break in the mid 70s. Arm strength type pitcher with ability to spin a breaking ball.
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#3 Blake Reese – recorded 98.3 mph bat exit velocity at the Easton Hit Lab on Saturday, May 23. Showed easy and fluid defensive actions at SS. Left-handed hitter with feel for hitting and short, quick stroke – resulted in a lot of quality contact. Speed on bases. Capable all-around player with usable tools. University of Florida commit.
#4 Andrew Howell – Big body, used lower half well, showed good command of fastball at 86-88 with late arm side run and sink. Curveball 71-73 with sweeping 10-4 action, along with tumbling knuckleball that was effectively a changeup. Of the nine batters he faced, he struck out 7 — including the first four in a row.
#5 Parker Stephens – Good speed on the bases. Showed good range at 2B, quick first step, made play several plays to glove side. Compact right-handed stroke, gap to gap hitter – tripled to left center field gap for 2 RBI. Base hit up the middle later in the game.
#8 Brandon Geiger – Good pitcher’s build. FB 82-84 with late arm side run and sink. Commanded fastball. Curve 62-64 with 11-5 rolling break. Struck out three in three innings of work, allowed just one hit.
#8 Parker Warren – Early fastballs were 81-83 mph, then with runners on he dialed it up to 85-86 and touched 87. Didn’t see his best outing, as he struggled to find the zone. Arm strength was evident however, and he spun a solid low 70s breaking ball.
#9 Brendan Donovan – 3B – Came in on ball well to complete off balance play on slow roller, showed range to both glove and arm sides, solid body, disciplined hitter, made hard contact on good pitches to hit
#11 Brayson Smith – Big body at 6-foot-5 and 215 pounds. Used lower half well. High 3/4 arm angle. Fastball was 86-87 with heavy arm side life. Threw hard 12-6 curve 72-74 with sharp, late break. Pitched 4.1 innings, struck out 7, allowed 0 hits and 2 unearned runs.
#14 Max McKinley – Physical presence on the mound. Used his lower half very well. FB sat 81-83 with arm side run and sink, touched 86. Very firm CB 73-75 with late break and tilt. Stuff came from high 3/4 slot, and had notable downhill plane from hand.
#18 Bo Seccombe – recorded 97 mph bat exit velocity at the Easton Hit Lab on Saturday, May 23.
#24 Andrew Williamson – Well proportioned frame with athletic cut at 6-foot-4 and 215 pounds. Sat easy behind the plate, received and blocked well. Posted pop time as low as 1.97 live in game. Quiet setup with easy prep, loose swing with quickness to contact. Disciplined hitting approach.
#34 Ethan Michealis – Lean right hander with length to his frame at 6-foot-3. Sat around 88, with a few fastballs down around 85-86. Stiff wristed and shortish arm stroke from the glove, delivery lacked rhythm — but he still showed a consistent upper 80s fastball and flashed a sharp slider up to 82 mph.
#36 Dakota Cassaday – Recorded 101 mph bat exit velocity, along with 405′ carry distance at the Easton Hit Lab on Saturday, May 23.
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#7 David Vazquez – “Baseball player” type with advanced defensive skills and feel for the game. He is built like an athlete, and moved like an athlete. Showed range up the middle, along with good feet and very good overall awareness and instincts. Completed a nice relay from the OF. Showed bat speed at the plate, along with the ability to work the barrel through the zone a long time.
#4 Willie Sanchez – Athletic frame, worked from high 3/4 arm angle. Fastball was 83-84, and was never straight — some cut, some run, some had sink. He changed speeds well also. Curveball was 64-65 with 10-4 shape and late depth. Changeup was an upper 60s offering, which he used as an out pitch by getting it underneath the hands of right-handed hitters. He pitched ahead in the count, and was efficient with his pitches.
#50 Giovanni Arriera – Big, strong build at 6-foo-2 and 215 pounds. Projects well for the next level. Worked from high 3/4 arm slot. Fastball sat 86-88 mph with good downhill plane, topped at 89. Curveball was 72-74 mph with 11-5 action that will get better with more extension. Commands both sides of plate with fastball, showed ability to pitch inside when ahead in the count. From the stretch, varied looks and hold times and got to the plate around 1.35. Didn’t appear to lose any velocity from the stretch.
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#15 Hunter Sanicky – Good glove man at SS, showed range to both sides, nice play up the middle, twice to his backhand side to start double play, quick & clean exchange, good arm strength. At the plate, quiet prep action, some pop to pull side — flew out twice to deep LF.
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#7 Ariel Diaz – Athletic cut on medium build. FB 87-89 mph with arm side life, was aggressive to the zone and challenged hitters with his best stuff. Breaking ball was 75-77 with depth and late break. Slow tempo delivery, gathered to balance, explosive out front with excellent arm speed. Had control of FB and CB, but not command. Signed with Palm Beach State College.
In January 2015, at the Under Armour All-America Pre-Season Tournament, Diaz posted the third fastest 60 yard dash at 6.61. Offering proof of legit two-way ability, his top bolt of 87 mph earned mention among the top fastballs at that event.
#10 Duane Cyr – Not listed as pitcher, but topped at 86 and pitched around 81-84. Slider was 78-79 with good depth and tight & late break. Clearly has arm strength to work with, can refine delivery and clean up arm stroke for higher strike volume.
At 90.1 mph, Cyr was among five hitters to reach at least 90 mph bat exit velocity at the Easton Hit Lab on Friday, May 22.
#14 Jason Neumeister – Recorded 87.2 mph bat exit velocity at the Easton Hit Lab on Friday, May 22.
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#19 CJ Bottiglieri – FB 82-85, topped at 86. Commanded FB in and out, up and down. CB 65-69 mph with sharp 11-5 action. Good mound presence. Struck out 5, allowed 3 hits thru 6.1 innings of work.
#23 Mike Decker – Pitched six innings, struck out 6, allowed 6 hits, bulldog on the mound, worked out of several jams.
#27 Richie Cotromano – Strike thrower with feel for three-pitch mix. Commanded fastball to opposite arm side at 83-85. Changeup was quality secondary offering at 76-77 mph, showed ability to land low 70s curve.
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#44 Orsen Josephina – Southern University signee. Showed advanced feel for pitching, with flashes of ability to command his three-pitch mix. Commanded fastball in and out at 80-82, topped at 84. Showed ability to land 65-67 mph, while his low 70s change was clearly his best secondary offering. He turned it over for diving sink, and used it very effectively.
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#3 Tommy Dulin – recorded 91.4 mph bat exit velocity at the Easton Hit Lab on Saturday, May 23.
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#6 Tyler Anshaw – Left-handed hitter with a short compact swing and gap power. Hits to all fields — hit an opposite field double, and added a base hit up middle. At SS he showed great range with a strong, accurate arm. His hands are soft, with a clean quick exchange and throws from multiple arm slots. He is scheduled to attend Florence-Darlington Technical College.
#8 Chris Busch – Versatile defender, played everywhere in the infield except first base and even spent some time in the outfield. Showed a nice left-handed stroke, short hopped the right-center field fence for a long triple.
#9 Chris Canavan – Advanced defender behind the plate with standout receiving and blocking skills. Quick release with consistent times around 2.05, threw out 3 base stealers in semi-final game. Compact right-handed stroke, sprayed ball to all fields. Pushed OF back in both CF and RF on fly outs.
#35 Kevin Perez – FB 81-84 with arm side run, topped at 85. SL was 68-72 with sharp, sweeping break. Commanded fastball in the zone, and showed ability to throw breaking ball out of the zone to get hitters to chase. At the plate, middle-away approach, a little bit of opposite field power – doubled to RCF fence to clear the bases.
#42 Jorge Arenas – A quick footed infielder that can play anywhere on the diamond. At 3b he made every play that was around him. His hands are soft, with a clean & fluid exchange. His arm strength is plus, and he showed the ability to make accurate throws from multiple arm slots. At the plate he is very aggressive, consistently squaring up balls with a quick and strong right-handed stroke.
Top 18u Fastball Velocities
|94||Isaiah Musa||RHP||2015||Florida Legends 2015||Westminster Christian HS (Univ. of Miami)|
|92||Alek Monoah||RHP||2016||Hardcore FL Baseball 17||South Dade HS|
|89||Giovanni Arriera||1B/OF/RHP||2016||Palm Beach Select 17||Westland HS|
|89||Ariel Diaz||RHP||2015||South Florida Clippers 18||Elev8 (Palm Beach State)|
|88||Devin Conn||RHP/3B||2015||Florida Legends 2015||Douglas HS|
|88||Andrew Howell||RHP/SS||2015||Next Level Baseball 18||Paxton HS|
|88||Ethan Michealis||RHP/RF||2015||Next Level Baseball 18||North Florida Christian HS (Tallahassee CC)|
|88||Braedon Ogle||LHP||2016||Easton Rockets 17||Jensen Beach HS|
|87||Brayson Smith||RHP/1B||2015||Next Level Baseball 18||Lincoln HS (Northwest FL State Coll)|
|87||Parker Warren||RHP/3B||2016||Next Level Baseball 18||Enterprise HS|
|87||Freddy Zamora||SS/RHP||2017||Florida Legends 2016||Killian HS|
|86||CJ Bottiglieri||RHP/1B||2016||Vipers Baseball 18 Black||Seminole Ridge Hs|
|86||Duane Cyr||RHP||2016||South Florida Clippers 18||Atlantic HS|
|86||Kendrick Garcia||2015||MPi 18||Florida Christian HS|
|86||Chris Gomez||RHP||2016||Florida Legends 2016||Felix Varela HS|
|86||Max McKinley||RHP||2016||Next Level Baseball 18||Maclay HS|
|86||Oscar Vargas||LHP||2015||MPi 18||Miami Beach HS|
|85||Nelson Alvarez||3B/RHP||2016||MPi 17||Braddock HS|
|85||Richie Cotromano||RHP/3B||2016||Vipers Baseball 18 Black||Seminole Ridge HS|
|85||Colton Rendon||RHP/1B||2016||Easton Rockets 17||Dwyer HS|
|84||Garcia Alejandro||RHP||2015||Extreme Athletes Baseball Club||Hialeah Gardens HS|
|84||Orsen Jospehina||RHP||2015||Vipers Baseball 18 Gold||Lake Worth Christian HS (Southern Univ.)|
|84||Dylan Krzeminski||RHP||-||Hardcore Baseball 17u||-|
|84||Jose Machado||RHP/SS||2015||Columbus Explorers 18||Columbus HS|
|84||Kevin Perez||C/RHP||2016||West Boca Panthers||Goleman HS|
|84||Willie Sanchez||RHP||2016||Palm Beach Select 17||Keys Gate Charter HS|
|84||Brandon Geiger||RHP/3B||2015||Next Level Baseball 18||Wakulla HS (George Wallace)|
|83||Kenny Pico||RHP||2016||MPi 17||South Dade HS|
|82||Michael Razzo||RHP/LF||2016||Galaxy Aces 18||Park Vista Community HS|