2014 Under Armour Futures East – Top Tools

3B Joe Skinner (UCF commit) OF Nick Wilhite (Georgia Tech commit) OF Landon Silver SS/OF Tervont Johnson
3B Joe Skinner
(UCF commit)
OF Nick Wilhite
(Georgia Tech commit)
OF Landon Silver  SS/OF Tervont Johnson

TOP RUNNING TIMES
60 Yards Name Bio
6.69 Gary Mattis SS – R/R – 5-10/178 – 2016 – St. Thomas Aquinas – FL
6.78 Nick Wilhite OF/LHP – L/L – 5-9/163 – 2016 – Buford HS – GA
6.80 Joe Skinner 3B – L/R – 6-2/190 – 2016 – Bishop Moore HS – FL
6.89 Landon Silver OF – R/R – 6-2/190 – 2016 – Westminster Christian – FL
6.95 Brandon Chinea SS – R/R – 5-9/160 – 2016 – Florida Christian – FL
6.95 Tervont Johnson SS/OF – L/R – 6-0/165 – 2016 – Mays HS – GA
7.00 Anthony Gonnella 1B – L/R – 6-3/205 – 2016 – Riverview HS – FL
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TOP HITTING ABILITY
Name Bio Remarks
Riley Hogan 3B – S/R – 6-3/190 – 2016 – Edgewater HS – FL Capable switch hitter – advanced feel for hitting and barrel accuracy from both sides – balanced approach – easy bat speed – fuller and quicker to zone left handed
Joe Skinner 3B – L/R – 6-2/190 – 2016 – Bishop Moore HS – FL Flat line drive stroke built for hard contact up the middle – quick to zone with barrel – easy bat speed – almost inside out type path
Brandon Chinea SS – R/R – 5-9/160 – 2016 – Florida Christian – FL Advanced feel for hitting – applies hand eye coordination for barrel accuracy against quality stuff in live at bats – aggressive and attacking hitter – goes after good pitches to hit early in at bats – loud contact from center of barrel – surprising pop
Austin James SS – R/R – 6-1/180 – 2016 – Bloomingdale HS – FL Quick hands with excellent ability to deliver barrel to contact thru rotation of core – can impact the ball – hard line drives up the middle and the other way with leverage to the pull side – simple and repeatable stroke – aggressive approach in at bats
Anthony Gonnella 1B – L/R – 6-3/205 – 2016 – Riverview HS – FL Simple easy and repeatable left handed stroke – short and quick to contact with strength thru contact – consistently drove line drives from gap to gap – projectable combo of hitting ability and raw power
Carlos Cortes 2B/OF – L/R – 5-8/190 – 2016 – Oviedo HS – FL Aggressive hitter – takes consistently full passes thru – loose thru zone with ability to accelerate barrel – standout bat speed
Landon Silver OF – R/R – 6-2/190 – 2016 – Westminster Christian – FL Loose right handed stroke with ability to accelerate the barrel thru the hitting zone – hard line drives middle and oppo with ability to lift ball to pull side
Nick Wilhite OF/LHP – L/L – 5-9/163 – 2016 – Buford HS – GA Aggressive hitter with bat speed – whipped barrel thru zone with great life – line drives from gap to gap with makings of extra base pop – interesting combo of hit and power tools – more likely doubles and triples than HR type power
Jake Zarrello C – L/R – 6-2/200 – 2016 – Westminster Christian HS – FL Fluid and easy left handed stroke – went the other way with advanced feel and authority with wood bat – John Olerud (former ML player) type stroke
Mason Studstill 3B – R/R – 6-2/200 – 2016 – Rockledge HS – FL Loose and easy stroke – accelerated barrel thru contact – flat swing angle allowed for excellent backspin – has some rhythm to hit
Brandon Dorsey 3B – R/R – 6-1/195 – 2017 – Calvert Hall HS – MD Loose and easy stroke – very quick to contact – works barrel thru hitting zone very well – has barrel accuracy and ability impact the ball with wood bat
Dallas Beaver C – L/R – 6-1/195 – 2016 – Heritage Christian School – FL Excellent rhythm to hit – consistently squared balls up for line drives from gap to gap – standout hand-eye coordination and barrel accuracy
Justin Farmer OF – R/R – 6-0/188 – 2017 – Riverview HS – FL Simple right handed stroke with projectable combo of hitting ability and raw power – hands are very quick to contact – whistles bat thru the zone
Austin Wilhite SS/RHP – R/R – 5-9/160 – 2016 – Buford HS – GA Balanced approach – good hands and hand-eye coordination – quick bat – line drive stroke – patient hitter with good plate discipline – advanced feel for hitting
Hernen Sardinas OF – L/L – 6-2/205 – 2016 – Christopher Columbus HS – FL Simple left handed stroke – works flat thru hitting zone – strong at contact – good barrel accuracy
Tervont Johnson SS/OF – L/R – 6-0/165 – 2016 – Mays HS – GA Short quick left handed stroke – hands work well – generates speed and applies strength at contact – packs a punch – has surprising pop – projectable hitting ability
Gary Mattis SS – R/R – 5-10/178 – 2016 – St. Thomas Aquinas – FL Compact stroke with very quick hands – line drive type hitter from gap to gap
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3B Riley Hogan (South Carolina commit) 3B Mason Studstill (Miami commit) 2B/OF Carlos Cortes (South Carolina commit) 1B Anthony Gonnella
3B Riley Hogan
(South Carolina commit)
3B Mason Studstill
(Miami commit)
2B/OF Carlos Cortes
(South Carolina commit)
1B Anthony Gonnella

TOP RAW POWER
Name Bio Remarks
Mason Studstill 3B – R/R – 6-2/200 – 2016 – Rockledge HS – FL It looked like he was hitting a different ball than everyone else – not only did it jump off his barrel but it also carried amazingly well – path was flat thru the zone and he accelerated the barrel very well – power over hit but not the all or nothing type – he's got some feel for hitting
Carlos Cortes 2B/OF – L/R – 5-8/190 – 2016 – Oviedo HS – FL Some lift in stroke but still able to generate backspin – standout power to pull side – ball really jumps off barrel
Anthony Gonnella 1B – L/R – 6-3/205 – 2016 – Riverview HS – FL Short and simple stroke from a large framed left handed hitter – consistently found barrel – hard line drives from gap to gap – frequent application of power from barrel accuracy and short stroke – extra bases and RBI with leverage for HR also
Hernen Sardinas OF – L/L – 6-2/205 – 2016 – Christopher Columbus HS – FL Flat stroke with obvious present strength allows him to backspin balls with ease – swing angle fits strength very well
Andrew Belcik 1B/RHP – R/R – 6-2/218 – Eastlake HS – FL Applied tremendous strength thru contact – overpowered the ball
Riley Hogan 3B – S/R – 6-3/190 – 2016 – Edgewater HS – FL Clearly a hit over power type guy from both sides of the plate…BUT…he has a chance to grow into power – projectable physically at 6-foot-3 and 190 pounds – will make enough quality contact from both sides to produce for extra bases
Austin James SS – R/R – 6-1/180 – 2016 – Bloomingdale HS – FL Hard line drives up the middle and the other way with ability to lift ball to pull side – applies speed and strength at contact thru excellent rotation of his core – aggressive hitter early in the count – ball exits wood bat with excellent life
Landon Silver OF – R/R – 6-2/190 – 2016 – Westminster Christian – FL With a stronger connection to the ground thru contact he could really open some eyes – projectable power
Mauro Conde OF – R/R – 6-0/205 – 2016 – Laurel Springs – PR Drove the ball with authority to right center field in batting practice – quickness in hands to pull good fastball with wood bat
Brandon Dorsey 3B – R/R – 6-1/195 – 2017 – Calvert Hall HS – MD Quick to contact – got extended well thru contact – loose swing – created backspin with wood bat to pull side – has barrel accuracy and feel for hitting for power frequency – extra base hits and RBI more than HR?
Justin Farmer OF – R/R – 6-0/188 – 2017 – Riverview HS – FL Generates easy bat speed with long levers and projectable frame – loose and full move thru the zone – already jumps from good part of barrel – projectable hit & power combo
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TOP ARM STRENGTH
Name Bio Remarks
Santino Miozzi C – R/R – 6-2/200 – 2016 – Eastland Christian – FL The ball was alive from his hand even with an amazingly quick and compact release – throws carried on line and held very strong life into target
Dallas Beaver C – L/R – 6-1/195 – 2016 – Heritage Christian School – FL Very good pure arm strength – spun the ball very well – great exit from hand and strong arrival to target
Landon Silver OF – R/R – 6-2/190 – 2016 – Westminster Christian – FL Over top release – drove throws downhill from hand – on line carry thru target
Austin Wilhite SS/RHP – R/R – 5-9/160 – 2016 – Buford HS – GA Quick release – spun the ball across the infield very well – advanced combo of arm strength and catch/throw skills
Nick Wilhite OF/LHP – L/L – 5-9/163 – 2016 – Buford HS – GA Loose arm – released throws from over top slot – carried on line with backspin
Austin James SS – R/R – 6-1/180 – 2016 – Bloomingdale HS – FL Throws carried on line thru bag – quick release with momentum thru to target – generated standout life on ball with low effort
Joe Skinner 3B – L/R – 6-2/190 – 2016 – Bishop Moore HS – FL Ball left hand well and carried easily across the infield – changed slots and made throws – more effective and usable than wow type
Brandon Chinea SS – R/R – 5-9/160 – 2016 – Florida Christian – FL Arm plays at a very high level with ability to get throws off quickly regardless of body position or arm angle
Justin Farmer OF – R/R – 6-0/188 – 2017 – Riverview HS – FL After leaving hand very well throws carried with strength on line thru target – potential middle of the field defender with RF type arm strength
Carlos Cortes 2B/OF – L/R – 5-8/190 – 2016 – Oviedo HS – FL Unique talent with arm strength from both sides – carried throws a long way from the OF left handed – spun throws across the infield on stronger angle right handed
Joey Piña C – R/R – 6-1/205 – 2016 – Riverview HS – FL Generated strong throws from compact arm stroke – stronger action into target than from hand – spun ball well for strong carry
Hernen Sardinas OF – L/L – 6-2/205 – 2016 – Christopher Columbus HS – FL Carried throws a long way from the OF on fairly strong angle – generated backspin to keep throws in the air on line to target
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SS Austin James (FIU commit) SS Gary Mattis SS Brandon Chinea (Tennessee commit) OF Justin Farmer
SS Austin James
(FIU commit)
SS Gary Mattis SS Brandon Chinea
(Tennessee commit)
 OF Justin Farmer

TOP FIELDING ABILITY
Name Bio Remarks
Austin James SS – R/R – 6-1/180 – 2016 – Bloomingdale HS – FL Easy and direct to the ball with quickness and control of body – sure handed with clean exchange and quick release – advanced defender with more substance than style
Gary Mattis SS – R/R – 5-10/178 – 2016 – St. Thomas Aquinas – FL Acrobatic infield defender with dynamic ability on the run and off balance – moves instinctually to cover ground and can finish plays – standout range – plays with style similar to Milton Ramos (2013 UA Game participant and NY Mets 3rd rounder in 2014)
Brandon Chinea SS – R/R – 5-9/160 – Florida Christian – FL Instinctual defender with ability to play the game at a very high speed – simple and precise actions without wasted motion – soft and sure hands – excellent body control
Joe Skinner 3B – L/R – 6-2/190 – Bishop Moore HS – FL Brings middle of the field athleticism to a corner position at 3B – moves easily with excellent body control – soft hands – low effort defender – versatile enough to play OF as well
Nick Wilhite OF/LHP – L/L – 5-9/163 – 2016 – Buford HS – GA Easy actions with quick first step and ability to accelerate to cover ground – appears to have usable speed and range to fit CF profile – advanced overall defender with arm strength beyond normal expectation for CF
Joey Piña C – R/R – 6-1/205 – 2016 – Riverview HS – FL Excellent presence behind the plate – instinctual feel for the game – moves quickly and easily from crouch – sits well – sure handed receiver
Santino Miozzi C – R/R – 6-2/200 – 2016 – Eastland Christian – FL Sits low and easy with solid hands and glove action – simple and natural actions to block – advanced catch and throw skills with standout arm strength
Justin Farmer OF – R/R – 6-0/188 – 2017 – Riverview HS – FL Moves easy and naturally – gliding strides cover ground – plays well above stopwatch speed
Brandon Dorsey 3B – R/R – 6-1/195 – 2017 – Calvert Hall HS – MD Game appears to come easily to him – soft hands – keeps feet underneath him and maintains body control – enough arm strength
Austin Wilhite SS/RHP – R/R – 5-9/160 – 2016 – Buford HS – GA Quick first step – ability to cover ground in bursts – combines catch and throw skills with excellent arm strength
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TOP POP TIMES
Time Name Bio Remarks
1.88 Santino Miozzi C – R/R – 6-2/200 – 2016 – Eastland Christian – FL Uncommonly efficient and simple release – everything works together for advanced catch and throw ability – throws had tremendous life into bag
1.89 Joey Piña C – R/R – 6-1/205 – 2016 – Riverview HS – FL Efficient release with quick feet and clean exchange – turned ball around quickly – online carry to target
2.00 Dallas Beaver C – L/R – 6-1/195 – Heritage Christian School – FL Throws jumped from his hand and carried strong thru target
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C Santino Miozzi C Joey Pina C Dallas Beaver (UCF commit) SS/RHP Austin Wilhite (Georgia Tech commit)
C Santino Miozzi C Joey Piña C Dallas Beaver
(UCF commit)
 SS/RHP Austin Wilhite
(Georgia Tech commit)

TOP FASTBALLS
Velo Name Bio Remarks
89 Andrew Belcik 1B/RHP – R/R – 6-2/218 – Eastlake HS – FL 87-89 mph from windup – effectively wild – offers an uncomfortable look for both RHH and LHH
86 Tyler Keysor RHP – R/R – 6-5/195 – 2016 – Olympia HS – FL 85-86 mph with arm side life – leverage body but short stride and upright delivery – can grab more velo and shorten distance of flight
85 Travis Hosterman LHP – L/L – 6-2/195 – 2016 – Hagerty HS – FL 82-85 mph with good downward plane – deceptive delivery – gets in on both LHH and RHH
85 Austin Wilhite SS/RHP – R/R – 5-9/160 – 2016 – Buford HS – GA 83-85 mph consistently around the plate – FB jumped on hitters
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RHP Andrew Belcik

RHP Andrew Belcik

RHP Tyler Keysor

RHP Tyler Keysor

LHP Travis Hosterman (UCF commit)

LHP Travis Hosterman (UCF commit)

TOP BREAKING BALLS
Velo Name Bio Remarks
81 Andrew Belcik 1B/RHP – R/R – 6-2/218 – Eastlake HS – FL Explosive depth at 80-81 mph from windup – a true wipeout slider
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TOP CHANGEUPS
Velo Name Bio Remarks
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BEST FEEL FOR PITCHING
Name Bio Remarks
Travis Hosterman LHP – L/L – 6-2/195 – 2016 – Hagerty HS – FL got FB in to both LHH and RHH – control more than command this outing – more feel for secondary stuff likely when at full strength – hadn't thrown much prior to this outing – signs of advanced 3 pitch mix
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