2020 BF Firecracker Classic – Tournament Hub


July 6-10, 2020
Pirate City – Bradenton, FL

Schedule & Scores

Tournament Schedule will be published once all rosters are submitted. 

Rosters & Scouting Reports

15U Division | 17U Division

Rosters published July 3 at 2:35 pm EST.

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Athletic Testing

Teams have the option to participate in a series of athletic tests on July 6 at the Pirate City Complex.
— 60 Yard Dash
— Raw (arm) Velocity
— Exit (bat) Velocity

Testing Leaders

Pirate City
Field 3
1701 27th St East
Bradenton, FL 34208

Time slot reservations for July 6 are required, and are issued on a first come, first served basis. Click here to submit your reservation request.

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15U Division Rosters
Schedule & Scores  |  Top Velos

* PLEASE NOTE: Players written up on the scouting blog were identified by our scouting staff based on the demonstration of notable tool(s) and/or skill(s). While WE DO NOT KEEP STATS, we are watching for standout performers on the mound, at the plate, in the field and on the bases. However, a performance WITHOUT the presence of requisite tool(s) and/or skill(s) IS NOT considered standout — we are looking for players with the tool(s) and/or skill(s) to play beyond the high school level.

Columbus Explorers Blue 15

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#8 Evan Escobar – SS 2024
Lean athletic frame. Defensively he showed good range with a strong arm across the diamond, good hands with a clean exchange. At the plate he showed a balanced swing with good barrel accuracy and consistent contact, line drive type hitter showing the ability to use all fields.

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Columbus Explorers Red 15

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#15 Luis Miguel – 1B 2023
Compact athletic frame. Line drive type hitter with a good approach and showed the ability to use all fields and showed good pop. Defensively he shows good range and soft hands with good footwork around the bag and a strong accurate arm.

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Columbus Explorers White 15

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#12 Franklin Francisco – OF 2024
Long projectable frame. He has a quick athletic swing with a quiet load, explosive lower half, and displayed gap to gap power. In the outfield he displayed a strong accurate arm

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Fellowship Christian Athletes

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#22 Luke Campbell – CF 2023
Projectable athletic frame. Line drive hitter with a short compact swing and a simple load, keeps hands inside the ball and gets good extension. Runs bases well and gets good reads. In centerfield he takes good angles to the ball and showed a strong accurate arm and covered a lot of ground.

#8 Cade Davidson – RHP 2023
Tall lanky with ability to pound the zone. FB sat 78-81 and tight CB. Had six K’s in two innings of work vs Columbus blue 15U. Also doubled in two runs to help his cause.

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Ft. Caroline Indians 15

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#12 Holden Bradshaw – SS 2023
Strong athletic body for a young player. At SS, he shows soft quick hands with clean exchange, strong accurate arm with the ability and range to make play deep in hole and flashes multiple arm slots. At the plate he shows a balanced approach with great idea of zone for young player, quick hands to the ball and a level path staying behind baseball well.

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Palm Beach Select 2023

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#10 Mason Caccamise – DH 2022
Athletic strong lean build. At the plate shows a balanced approach with a soft front step and good idea of the zone. Good lead off hitter working the count deep and getting on base. Shows quick hands with the ability to use all fields. On the base paths he gets good reads and jumps and runs well. He was 2-2 at the plate.

#17 Michael Mujica – CF 2023
Strong athletic frame. Spray line drive hitter with a short compact swing and knowledge of the zone. In the outfield he takes good angles and displayed a strong accurate arm and the ability to cover the gaps.

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Top 15U Fastball Velocities

Compliance-PS-Full-BF

MPH Name Team Name Pos YOG
80 Holden Bradshaw Ft. Caroline Indians 15 RHP 2023

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17U Division Rosters
Schedule & Scores  |  Top Velos

* PLEASE NOTE: Players written up on the scouting blog were identified by our scouting staff based on the demonstration of notable tool(s) and/or skill(s). While WE DO NOT KEEP STATS, we are watching for standout performers on the mound, at the plate, in the field and on the bases. However, a performance WITHOUT the presence of requisite tool(s) and/or skill(s) IS NOT considered standout — we are looking for players with the tool(s) and/or skill(s) to play beyond the high school level.

Baseball Factory Black

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#15 Alex Sosa – C 2023
Lean athletic build with room to get bigger and stronger. Very quiet behind the plate. Does a great job of being quick to block balls in the dirt. He deadens the ball and keeps in front very well. Has a good Baseball IQ and communicates well with his defenders and pitchers. POP time: 2.09. At the plate, he is disciplined and has a middle away approach. He has a short compact swing that is direct to the ball.

#17 Tyler Haruta – OF 2022
Athletic build. Aggressively attacks baseball in the outfield. Gets great jumps and tracks balls down in the gap. Displays an accurate arm. At the plate, he is very balanced with a middle away approach. Has great barrel accuracy and makes things happen. Very disciplined at the plate with a short compact swing going directly to the ball.

#24 Andrew Wallace – 1B 2021
Stocky build. Shows good range at First. Works ground up. Displays strong arm with good footwork around the bag. Has a balanced stance at the plate with good discipline. Has explosive bat speed through the zone. Shows potential gap to gap power with good barrel accuracy.

#16 Adrian Poviones – 2B 2023
Athletic frame. Spray line drive hitter with a short compact swing. Has a good approach with a quiet load and good extension through the zone. At second base he works around the ball and has smooth hands. Has good footwork around the bag with a quick transfer and displayed good range.

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Columbus Explorers Blue 17

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#17 Kainen Jorge – RHP 2021
Strong athletic pitcher. Good direction with a clean arm path, locates FB in and out sitting 83-85 topping out at 88. Good feel for the CB sitting at 74-75 with good 11/5 shape and uses well for an out pitch.

#21 Marchello Biondi – RHP 2022
Tall lean athletic build that will fill out. Consistent in the zone with a FB at 82-83 and pounded the zone and showed excellent tempo. Showed good feel with the CB to keep hitters off balance.

#13 Rafael Flores – CF 2021
Athletic strong player. In CF shows great first step and reads and takes good angles, works behind ball well with a strong accurate arm. At the plate he is very balanced with good rhythm and timing, quick hands with an explosive barrel through the zone and stays in lower half well.

#14 Federico Zapata – RHP 2022
Lean athletic body. Easy repeatable arm actions with a free arm. Attacks the zone with FB sitting 83-84 and stays ahead of hitters. FB showed late life and works downhill.

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Columbus Explorers White 17

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#23 Lester Martinez – OF 2023
Strong athletic frame. Gap to gap hitter. Open stance, good rhythm and timing, hands stay inside and gets good extension through the ball. Displayed pull side pop. Defensively takes good angles and has strong accurate arm from the outfield.

#1 Carlos Jocome – SS 2023
Athletic frame. Line drive type hitter with a short compact swing and showed good knowledge of the zone and the ability to use all fields. Good aggressive baseruuner. Defensively he displayed good range and the ability to make tough plays to the backhand side. He shows soft hands and works around the ball with a strong accurate arm and great baseball IQ.

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Ft. Caroline Indians 17

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#11 Aaron Potter – RHP 2021
Tall lean athletic build that projects well and will fill out. Balanced repeatable delivery with a free easy arm action. Pounds the zone working in and out with a FB that sits 84-86 topping out at 88. Showed good feel for the slider at 73-74.

#22 Dakota Stone – LHP 2022
Solid build with good athleticism. Showed good FB command that sits at 85 and topped out at 88. Showed good mound presence and a deceiving pick off move.

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OAGWUW Riot

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#7 Justin Henschel – RHP 2022
6’2″ tall with lots of room to fill out. Great Pitchers body. FB topped out at 84 with most consistently at 83. Displayed a good CB and also mixed in a change.

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Palm Beach Diamondducks 2021 PBG

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#1 Dawson Ball – RHP 2021
Strong athletic frame. Repeatable delivery with a strong lower half. Commands both sides of the plate and attacks with a FB that sits 84-85 touching 86. Showed a wipeout slider that sits 71-72 as his out pitch.

#8 Zane Coppersmith – RHP 2021
Athletic pitcher with lean frame. Loose easy arm action. Attacks hitters with FB that sits 83-85 and tops out at 86 and commands both sides of the plate. At the plate he displayed pull side pop and good speed on the bases.

#20 Tyler Rapf – LHP 2021
Strong athletic body. Arm is free and easy working ahead with his fb sitting 84-87 with late cut. CB is 1-7 shape with tight spin and good out pitch.

#3 Jorge Decardenas – RHP 2021
Athletic pitcher with a strong lean frame.  Sets a quick tempo attacking hitters with his fb.  Fb jumps out of hand sitting 86-89. Cb is tight 11/5 shape with great down action.

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Palm Beach Select 2022 White

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#27 Peyton Samuels – SS 2022
Lean athletic player. Defensively he showed clean smooth actions with soft hands and a quick exchange and a plus arm. At the plate he has a balanced set up and stays quiet with a simple load and quick hands to the ball with a level bat path and showed the ability to drive the ball to all fields.

#17 Santiago Guitierrez-Albarran – EH 2020
Tall athletic player, at the plate he shows a balanced approach, with a level path and quick hands to the ball and stays behind well and drives the ball to all fields with hard contact.

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Vipers Baseball 17U

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#21 Kyron Bethel – CF 2021
Lean tall athletic body. In the OF he shows a great first step with good range and works around and through baseball with a plus arm. At the plate shows a tall balanced set up with a simple load and stays quiet throughout, quick hands with the ability to drive the ball to all fields. On the bases he has above average speed and gets good reads and jumps.

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Vipers Baseball 2020

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#12 Dawson Fox – C 2020
Athletic build. Showed good set up behind the plate with good lateral movement, blocks well and stays directional and showed a quick clean exchange with a 2.0 pop time. At the plate he showed good balance and rhythm, good timing with quick hands and stays behind ball well showing gap to gap power.

#7 Cameron Moss – OF 2020
Lean athletic player. Great first step in the OF, makes great reads and routes and showed a strong arm and not afraid to leave his feet with a nice diving catch. On his 3-3 day which included a HR he showed a quiet balanced approach with a simple load and good rhythm and a great idea of the zone and showed some pop.

#21 Nathan Rodriguez – SS 2020
Strong athletic player. At SS he shows soft hands with a clean exchange, good range to both sides and a strong accurate arm flashing multiple arm slots. At the plate he shows a slightly open stance with good rhythm and timing and gets back to square and stays balanced throughout, stays in legs well with quick hands and gap to gap power.

#27 Steward Jimenez – RHP 2020
Athletic frame with good free and easy arm actions. Pounded the zone with a FB that sits 89-92 and showed good feel for the CB as well. Great command of the zone with 6.1 IP and 14K’s. Committed to Palm Beach State.

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West Boca Killer Bees

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#2 James Evans – SS 2022
Lean athletic frame. Offensively he displays a line drive hitter approach with the ability to use all fields, keeps hands inside the ball well and gets good extension through the zone. Defensively he works around the ball creating good angles with soft hands and good range with great footwork.

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Top 17U Fastball Velocities

Compliance-PS-Full-BF

MPH Name Team Name Pos YOG
92 Steward Jimenez Vipers Baseball 2020 RHP 2020
89 Jorge Decardenas PB Diamondducks RHP 2021
88 Dakota Stone Ft. Caroline Indians 17 LHP 2022
87 Tyler Rapf PB Diamondducks LHP 2021
86 Zane Coppersmith PB Diamondducks RHP 2021
84 Justin Henschel OAGWUW Riot RHP 2022
84 Federico Zapata Columbus Explorers Blue 17 RHP 2022
83 Marchello Biondi Columbus Explorers Blue 17 RHP 2022

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Testing Leaderboards
Top 60 Yard Dashes | Top Raw Velo | Top Exit Velo

Click here to see National Leaderboards by test and year of graduation. Results from all Factory Athletics events (including this one) are considered, and will appear if the minimum qualification is met for each test.

PLEASE NOTE: The system does not update automatically, please allow 2-3 weeks for database updates following the completion of this event.

Top 60 Yard Dashes

Sec Name Team Name Pos YOG
6.82 Anthony Sheridon BF Black OF 2021
6.97 Osagie Aghedo BF Black 1B 2021
6.97 Anthony Failla BF Black OF 2021
7.01 Holden Bradshaw Ft. Caroline Indians 15 SS 2023

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Top Raw Velocities

MPH Name Team Name Pos YOG
92 Dakota Stone Ft. Caroline Indians 17 LHP 2022
89 Aaron Potter Ft. Caroline Indians 17 OF 2021
87 Alvin Padon II Ft. Caroline Indians 15 3B 2023
86 Osagie Aghedo BF Black 1B 2021
85 Kyron Bethel Vipers Baseball OF 2021
85 Tanner Reed Ft. Caroline Indians 15 INF 2023
84 Noah Sorensen BF Black SS 2022
83 Holden Bradshaw Ft. Caroline Indians 15 SS 2023
83 Mykelty Jordan Ft. Caroline Indians 17 OF 2022

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Top Bat Exit Velocities

MPH Name Team Name Pos YOG
92 Dakota Stone Ft. Caroline Indians LHP 2022
91 Osagie Aghedo BF Black 1B 2021
88 Daniel Lopez Vipers Baseball 3B 2021
87 Rut Feltel Ft. Caroline Indians 17 C 2021
87 Anthony Sheridon BF Black OF 2021
86 Kyron Bethel Vipers Baseball OF 2021
86 Anthony Failla BF Black OF 2021
85 Kayden Bethel Vipers Baseball 1B 2020

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