Category Archives: 2014 Ryan Lemmon Invitational

Chaminade HS (Canoga Park, CA)

Scouting reports from the 2014 Ryan Lemmon Foundation Invitational 

#3 Tessar, Dallas | SS | 6/170 | R/R | 2015
4/12: Good athletic build, soft hands, good arm strength, plus carry, good bat speed, stays inside well, uses the whole field
* Committed to University of Washington

#16 Kahle, Nick | C | 5’10/190 | R/R | 2016
4/12: Stocky build, strong, flashes good bat speed, good lower half, gap power, good separation, pop time 2.05, good carry on throws, above average receiver

#24 Rutherford, Blake | OF | 6’2/180 | L/R | 2016
4/12: Athletic, lean body, loose levers, quick hands, uses the whole field, plus runner, 4.15 home to 1B
* Committed to UCLA

#10 Costello, Tommy | OF | 6’1/180 | L/L | 2016
4/15: Strong, athletic body, good approach at plate,feel of zone, throws barrel with accuracy, some extension, above avg bat speed, quiet soft load, good rhythm, stays connected with lower half

Diamond Ranch HS (Pomona, CA)

Scouting reports from the 2014 Ryan Lemmon Foundation Invitational 

#21 Ruiz, Austin | 2B | 6’3/190 | S/R | 2016
4/12: Big body, athletic with solid lower half, lots of upside showed good rhythm at plate, loose actions, repeatable swing, had above avg bat speed, plus arm with soft hands and moves well for frame

#11 Gilman, Nathan | RHP | 6’3/185 | R/R |2015
4/12: Tall, athletic, thick lower half, wide shoulders, FB: 82-84mph, good arm action, command to both sides of the plate, changed planes well, good downward tilt hard cb 12-6 at 75mph

El Camino HS (Sacramento, CA)

Scouting reports from the 2014 Ryan Lemmon Foundation Invitational 

#42 Byrd, Vincent | 1B | 6’7/260 | L/R | 2015
4/12: Long levers, good extension, compact stroke, flashes solid bat speed, home run power, loft, on plane at contact

#11 Nichols, Bennett | SS | 5’11″/165 | R/R | 2015
4/14: High waisted look with good proportions. Athletic defensive actions with body control. 4.5 down the line from the right side of the plate. Hands worked pretty well to hit.

El Modena HS (Orange, CA)

Scouting reports from the 2014 Ryan Lemmon Foundation Invitational 

#1 Case, Aaron | OF | 5’11/165 | R/R | 2014
4/12: Lean athletic body, plus speed on the bases, good instincts, get good reads ball off bat, good jumps and angles to ball, gets body in good position behind ball on throws, plus arm, line drive approach at the plate, quiet movement and compact swing, barrel stays on plane with line drive pop to all fields

#3 Conine, Brett | 3B | 6’3/200 | R/R | 2015
4/12: Big, thick frame, solid lower half, strong with lots upside, moves well through ball, picks out hop with good recognition, plus strong arm, carry through target had plus bat speed with gap power
4/15: FB: 82-86mph, sound mechanics, easy delivery and motion, in line, good balance and separation, CB: 68-74mph, sharp and tight break, CH: 74, turns over with run, challenges hitters, good upside

#7 Campeau, Dominic | C | 6/185 | L/R | 2016
4/12: Thick frame, good lower half, had above avg bat speed, good feel of barrel, hits with ability to all fields, on line drive, good potential for gap power, good energy behind the plate, managed game well, good arm pop 2.1, blocks well to both sides of plate, soft Chest and quiet receiving, good body position

#2 Gomez, Paul | SS | 5’9/170 | R/R | 2015
4/14: Athletic, medium sized frame, good actions at SS, moved well laterally, soft hands, good hop recognition, above average bat speed, line drive pop, quiet and balanced at the plate

Kennedy HS (La Palma, CA)

Scouting reports from the 2014 Ryan Lemmon Foundation Invitational 

#55 Ruby, Maris | C | 6-0/195 | R/R | 2015
4/12: Strong and athletic build, good approach to hit, quick hands, gap to gap hitter, 2.06 pop time, good skills behind plate, blocks well

#11 Okerlund, Leif | LHP | 6-3/175 | 2015
4/12: FB had arm side run, threw curve in any count, good mechanics, fields position well, works both sides of plate with FB and CB

Long Beach Poly HS (Long Beach, CA)

Scouting reports from the 2014 Ryan Lemmon Foundation Invitational

#8 Estrada, Paul | 2B | 5’10/140 | R/R | 2015
4/12: Small frame, plus arm, soft hands, quick transfer, good line drive approach, good barrel contact, above average speed

#23 Konek, Ian | SS | 6’1/175 | R/R | 2016
4/12: Lean, athletic, plus arm, good carry, good actions and movement through the ball, sure hands, discipline approach at the plate, short, compact, good baseball instincts

Marina HS (Huntington Beach, CA)

Scouting reports from the 2014 Ryan Lemmon Foundation Invitational

#29 Moore, Austin | RHP | 6’3/175 | R/R | 2015
4/12: Long, lean frame. Naturally gifted athlete and capable two-way player. 4.3 down the line from the right side. Fastball touched 88, sat in 84-85 range with good arm side run. Breaking ball had slider shape with some depth in the upper 70s. Turned change over some, has makings of quality three pitch mix. Arm works well once he gets it turned over and moving forward, delivery is more athletic than sound.
4/14: Naturally capable baseball player with usable hit and field tools. Posted a couple more home to 1B times in 4.3 range. Has room to develop in terms of approach to hit, but has knack for getting barrel to the ball and for making things happen. Instinctual player with upside.

#26 Sebby, Chase | C | 5’9″/180 | R/R | 2015
4/14: Talented defensive catcher with a good feel for the game and well rounded skills. Sat low and easy, hands worked well to receive. Solid arm strength and catch & throw skills. Need longer look at bat.

#34 Ohl, Riley | RHP | 6’5″/170 | R/R | 2016
4/14: Slender build with long limbs and features. Featured some arm speed and ability to leverage the ball down the slope of the mound. Fastball 81-83 with arm side run, pounded the zone early in the game. Showed feel for upper 60’s breaking ball and low 70’s change, both pitches more usable than dynamic at this point. Arm worked well from glove all the way thru finish, delivery had good sequence and finish. Projectable young RHP.

#14 McCollum, Connor | RHP/INF | 6’2/225 | R/R | 2015
4/12: Big, thick, large frame, aggressive, line drive, balanced at the plate, agile at 3B
4/15: FB: 84-86mph, run, CB: 71-73mph, sound mechanics, directional, tight and sharo breaking ball, sink on FB, clean delivery, bulldog on the mound, kept velocity up through 5+ innings

#19 Ryan, James | RHP | 6’2/170 | R/R | 2015
4/15: Tall, lean, long levers, over the top delivery, FB: 84-87mph, easy arm stroke, clean mechanics, CH: 74 with some run, good command

Pacifica HS (Garden Grove, CA)

Scouting reports from the 2014 Ryan Lemmon Foundation Invitational

#15 Howard, Nick | OF | 6/190 | R/R | 2014
4/14: Athletic, good routes and angles in the OF, strong arm, good setup and balance at the plate, home run power

#12 Burleson, Travis | RHP | 5’9/185 | R/R | 2017
4/15: Thick body, throws from 3/4 arm slot, quick arm action, FB: 80-83mph, keeps body in line, good drive off backside

Redondo Beach HS (Redondo Beach, CA)

Scouting reports from the 2014 Ryan Lemmon Foundation Invitational

#37 Zimmerman, Danny | UT | 6’3/215 | R/R | 2017
4/12: Big, tall, country strong, line drive approach, patient hitter, very projectable

#18 Clebowicz, Jason | RHP | 5’11/180 | R/R | 2015
4/14: Stocky frame, good arm action, FB: 83-84mph, arm side run, stayed in line, quick arm action, 3/4 arm slot

#15 McKinnon, Duncan | SS | 5’10/175 | R/R | 2015
4/15: Small, athletic lower half, good actions at ss, moves well laterally, sure hands, quick transfer, fields out front, can turn double play well, good adjustments around the bag, gets to a good base at the plate, line drive approach, compact with swing good instincts on bases