Boca Thunder Baseball

Scouting reports from 2013 Under Armour Southeast Championships

#10 Joshua Parker – OF | 5-11/170 | L/R | 2015 | Pope John Paul II HS | Boca Raton, FL
6/9/13 – Athletic build. Simple stroke, direct to ball with easy leverage power. Drove ball to middle of field with backspin. Above average arm, long assist to 3B – ball got out of hand easy, and was accurate to bag.
6/10/13 – Fastball 80-84 from windup, 76-78 from stretch. Change 73, good differential from fastball. Pitched down in the zone, pitches had good downward plane.

#2 Evan Schaffner – SS | 6-3/155 | R/R | 2015 | Pope John Paul II HS | Boynton Beach, FL
6/9/13 – Tall, lean athletic frame. Short quick stroke, turned easy on FB in to drive to pull side. Fluid, easy actions with quick hands and transfer. Throws carried across infield well. Good overall awareness.

#8 Chris Graffeo – 1B | 5-10/150 | L/L | 2015 | Pope John Paul II HS | Boca Raton, FL
6/10/13 – Medium athletic build. Contact spray hitter, went the other way very well. Battled in at bats, fought off pitches. Good glove at 1B, fair arm strength.

#22 Stephen Gogreve – OF | 6-3/180 | R/L | 2015 | Pope John Paul II HS | Boca Raton, FL
6/10/13 – Tall, athletic body. Line drive hitter, worked counts well. Very good on the base paths, showed excellent speed. Good range in OF, fair arm strength.

#5 Matt Rothenberg – 3B | 6-2/175 | R/R | 2014 | Pine Crest School | Boca Raton, FL
6/11/13 – Frame has length and width, room to fill out. Talented all around player. Good hands and arm strength in infield. Balanced hitting approach, tracked pitches well and showed good hand-eye coordination. Short stroke with bat speed and gap power.

#1 Adam Saks – OF | 5-10/150 | R/R | 2015 | Pine Crest School | Delray Beach, FL
6/11/13 – Baseball player type with good energy and presence. Showed arm strength in OF, ball left hand with life and had carry to target. Solid setup and hitting approach. Short, quick stroke. Line drive type hitter.

#34 Alex Bialakis – RHP | 6-0/180 | R/R | 2015 | Pope John Paul II HS | Boca Raton, FL
6/11/13 – Solid strong build. Fastball topped 85, sat in low 80s. Breaking ball had tight spin in upper 60s. Showed feel for breaking ball. Threw strikes, changed speeds. Challenged hitters with FB and CB mix. Got extension with arm out front.

Mitchell Carroll – RHP | 6-0/160 | R/R | 2015 | Highlands Christian HS | Coral Springs, FL
6/11/13 – Fastball topped at 85, sat 82-83. Breaking ball in low 70s with three quarter slurve action. Arm had quickness out front, worked short from glove.