2014 Under Armour Futures West – Top Tools

OF Mickey Moniak (UCLA commit)

OF Mickey Moniak (UCLA commit)

2017 OF JeVon Ward

2017 OF JeVon Ward

C/OF Blake Sabol

C/OF Blake Sabol

SS Haydon Nix

SS Haydon Nix

TOP RUNNING TIMES
60 Yards Name Bio
6.77 Mickey Moniak OF – L/R – 6-2/170 – 2016 – La Costa Canyon HS – CA
6.83 JeVon Ward OF – L/R – 6-4/180 – 2017 – Long Beach Poly HS – CA
6.87 Blake Sabol C – L/R – 6-3/190 – 2016 – Aliso Niguel HS – CA
6.88 Haydon Nix SS – R/R – 6-0/165 – 2016 – Esperanza HS – CA
6.91 Nick Allen SS – R/R – 5-9/150 – 2017 – Francis Parker HS – CA
6.95 Spencer Steer 3B  – R/R – 5-11/175 – 2016 – Millikan HS – CA
6.99 Will Proctor SS – R/R – 6-2/170 – 2016 – Mira Costa HS – CA
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TOP HITTING ABILITY
Name Bio Remarks
Blake Rutherford OF – L/R – 6-2/185 – 2016 – Chaminade HS – CA Among best LHH in country – loose swing – gap to gap line drives – advanced feel for opposite field
Nick Kahle C – R/R – 5-11/195 – 2016 – Chaminade HS – CA Simple RH stroke – excellent rotation of core to deliver barrel
Blake Sabol C/OF – L/R – 6-3/190 – 2016 – Aliso Niguel HS – CA Rhythm to hit – quick to ball – future size and strength combined with quick twitch athleticism give him tremendous upside
Spencer Steer 3B – R/R – 5-11/175 – 2016 – Millikan HS – CA Easy right handed stroke – consistently finds barrel
Josh Stephen OF – L/L – 6-0/175 – 2016 – Mater Dei HS – CA Simple stroke – consistent barrel contact
Mickey Moniak OF – L/R – 6-2/170 – 2016 – La Costa Canyon HS – CA Lets ball travel and uses quick wrists – simple and quiet approach
Connor Cannon 1B/RHP – R/R – 6-4/225 – 2016 – Vista Murrieta HS – CA Channels strength thru feel for barrel – full move thru zone with good bat speed
Dylan Carlson 1B – S/L – 6-2/190 – 2016 – Elk Grove HS – CA Capable switch hitter – uses whole field from both sides of plate – natural right handed hitter
Will Proctor SS – R/R – 6-2/170 – 2016 – Mira Costa HS – CA Has feel for barrel – quick hands
JeVon Ward OF – L/R – 6-4/180 – 2017 – Long Beach Poly HS – CA Lots of hard contact thru 4 hole – could be special as he gains strength
Eric Yang C – R/R – 5-11/170 – 2016 – El Camino Real HS – CA Clean stroke – barrel stays in zone – quality at bats
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OF Blake Rutherford (UCLA commit)

OF Blake Rutherford (UCLA commit)

1B/RHP Connor Cannon

1B/RHP Connor Cannon

3B/RHP Spencer Steer (Oregon commit)

3B/RHP Spencer Steer (Oregon commit)

OF Joshua Stephen (USC commit)

OF Joshua Stephen (USC commit)

TOP RAW POWER
Name Bio Remarks
Connor Cannon 1B/RHP – R/R – 6-4/225 – 2016 – Vista Murrieta HS – CA Overpowers ball – extends thru – creates backspin and lift to pull side
Blake Rutherford OF – L/R – 6-2/185 – 2016 – Chaminade HS – CA Hard contact to middle of field – ability to get ball in air to pull side
Blake Sabol C/OF – L/R – 6-3/190 – 2016 – Aliso Niguel HS – CA Hard contact from gap to gap at present – potential for home runs with future size and strength
Josh Stephen OF – L/L – 6-0/175 – 2016 – Mater Dei HS – CA Hard line drives – loft to pull side – flashed big power with tape measure shot high off net in BP
Nick Kahle C – R/R – 5-11/195 – 2016 – Chaminade HS – CA Used whole field – pop to pull side
Spencer Steer 3B – R/R – 5-11/175 – 2016 – Millikan HS – CA Loud contact – can create backspin
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TOP ARM STRENGTH
Name Bio Remarks
Nick Allen SS – R/R – 5-9/150 – 2017 – Francis Parker HS – CA 90 mph – can make all the throws – defensive polish makes standout arm even better
Connor Cannon 1B/RHP – R/R – 6-4/225 – 2016 – Vista Murrieta HS – CA Loose arm – excellent carry
Will Proctor SS – R/R – 6-2/170 – 2016 – Mira Costa HS – CA Live arm – 91 mph
Nathan Walker C/RHP – R/R – 6-4/175 – 2016 – Carlsbad HS – CA Accurate arm – plus carry from very short arm stroke
Dylan Carlson 1B – S/L – 6-2/200 – 2016 – Elk Grove – CA Clean release – has ability to make throws and vary slots – throws carried on line
Haydon Nix SS – R/R – 6-0/165 – 2016 – Esperanza HS – CA Quick release – on line carry
Blake Rutherford OF – L/R – 6-2/185 – 2016 – Chaminade College Prep – CA Accurate arm – throws carried – natural and coordinated move from catch to release
Spencer Steer 3B  – R/R – 5-11/175 – 2016 – Millikan HS – CA Effective arm strength – throws carried on line
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SS Nick Allen (USC commit)

SS Nick Allen (USC commit)

1B Dylan Carlson (CSU Fullerton commit)

1B Dylan Carlson (CSU Fullerton commit)

SS Will Proctor (Georgia commit)

SS Will Proctor (Georgia commit)

C/RHP Nathan Walker (Univ. of San Diego commit)

C/RHP Nathan Walker (Univ. of San Diego commit)

TOP FIELDING ABILITY
Name Bio Remarks
Nick Allen SS – R/R – 5-9/150 – 2017 – Francis Parker HS – CA Advanced infield defender – quick and aggressive to the ball – sure handed – excellent body control
Dylan Carlson 1B – S/L – 6-2/190 – 2016 – Elk Grove HS – CA Quick twitch defensive actions – good overall footwork – polished defender at 1B
Mickey Moniak OF – L/R – 6-2/170 – 2016 – La Costa Canyon HS – CA Smooth actions – gets momentum to target
Will Proctor SS – R/R – 6-2/170 – 2016 – Mira Costa HS – CA Athletic defender – reads hops well – works well laterally
Blake Rutherford OF – L/R – 6-2/185 – 2016 – Chaminade HS – CA Smooth actions – good routes and angles
Spencer Steer 3B – R/R – 5-11/175 – 2016 – Millikan HS – CA Calm defender – smooth actions – hands work
Josh Stephen OF – L/L – 6-0/175 – 2016 – Mater Dei HS – CA Good first step – throws come out quick
Connor Cannon 1B/RHP – R/R – 6-4/225 – 2016 – Vista Murrieta HS – CA Nimble around the bag -hands work fine
Haydon Nix SS – R/R – 6-0/165 – 2016 – Esperanza HS – CA Fluid natural actions – reads hops well – quick release
Grant Victor SS – R/R – 5-10/160 – 2016 – St. Francis HS – CA Smooth actions – quick reactions – quick release
Emanuel Viramontes SS – R/R – 5-11/175 – 2016 – Tahquitz HS – CA Dependable fielder – sure handed
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TOP POP TIMES
Time Name Bio Remarks
1.87 Nathan Walker C/RHP – R/R – 6-4/175 – 2016 – Carlsbad HS – CA Quick release – throws on bag
2.01 Nolan Collett C – R/R – 5-11/175 – 2016 – Glendora HS – CA Quick and efficient release – throws had some carry into bag
2.01 Nick Kahle C – R/R – 5-11/195 – 2016 – Chaminade HS – CA Maintained good direction – throws flashed carry
2.04 Blake Sabol C/OF – L/R – 6-3/190 – 2016 – Aliso Niguel HS – CA Presently in 2.05 range and could improve with refinements to footwork and release
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TOP FASTBALLS
Velo Name Bio Remarks
91 Tristan Duncan RHP – R/R – 6-2/180 – 2016 – El Capitan HS – CA Heavy arm side life between 86 and 88 mph – touched 91 – uncomfortable look for RHH
89 Kevin Gowdy RHP – R/R – 6-4/170 – 2016 – Santa Barbara HS – CA Pitched 86-89 with some arm side tail – low effort delivery – clean arm stroke – potential future mid 90's fastball
88 Grant Gambrell RHP – L/R – 6-4/215 – 2016 – Buchanan HS – CA Heavy fastball with downhill plane between 84 and 88 – showed signs of command
87 Connor Cannon 1B/RHP – R/R – 6-4/225 – 2016 – Vista Murrieta HS – CA 85-87 mph with hard arm side life
87 Connor Lunn RHP – R/R – 6-3/210 – 2016 – Cathedral Catholic HS – CA Pitched 85-86 – touched 87 – deceptive delivery made FB jump on hitters
87 Johnathan Morell 3B/RHP – S/R – 6-3/195 – 2016 – Murrieta Valley HS – CA Pitched 85-86 with arm side run – touched 87
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RHP Tristan Duncan (Oregon commit)

RHP Tristan Duncan (Oregon commit)

RHP Kevin Gowdy (UCLA commit)

RHP Kevin Gowdy (UCLA commit)

RHP Grant Gambrell (Oregon State commit)

RHP Grant Gambrell (Oregon State commit)

3B/RHP Johnathan Morell (Auburn commit)

3B/RHP Johnathan Morell (Auburn commit)

TOP BREAKING BALLS
Velo Name Bio Remarks
77 Tristan Duncan RHP – R/R – 6-2/180 – 2016 – El Capitan HS – CA 73-77 mph – wipeout pitch to RHH – released from low side of three quarters slot (same as FB)
76 Grant Gambrell RHP – L/R – 6-4/215 – 2016 – Buchanan HS – CA 70-73 mph mostly with a couple around 75 – showed confidence in pitch – sharp 11 to 5 action
68 Connor Lunn RHP – R/R – 6-3/210 – 2016 – Cathedral Catholic HS – CA 66-68 mph – big breaker with 10 to 4 shape – some had late bite
73 Adrian Mardueno RHP – R/R – 5-9/170 – 2016 – Upland HS – CA 70-73 mph – slurvy three quarter tilt with depth
74 Johnathan Morell 3B/RHP – S/R – 6-3/195 – 2016 – Murrieta Valley HS – CA 70-74mph – tight rotation – sharp 11 to 5 action
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TOP CHANGEUPS
Velo Name Bio Remarks
78 Kevin Gowdy RHP – R/R – 6-4/170 – 2016 – Santa Barbara HS – CA 74-78 mph – very good feel for pitch – turned over for arm side life
76 Mac Lardner LHP – R/L – 6-3/178 – 2016 – Templeton HS – CA 73-76 mph – advanced feel for the pitch – fade action down and to arm side
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LHP Mac Lardner

LHP Mac Lardner

BEST FEEL FOR PITCHING
Name Bio Remarks
Connor Cannon 1B/RHP – R/R – 6-4/225 – 2016 – Vista Murrieta HS – CA Stroke thrower with FB and secondary stuff – repeatable delivery – arm works easy
Mac Lardner LHP – R/L – 6-3/178 – 2016 – Templeton HS – CA Strike thrower with low 80's FB and CH – used deceptive delivery effectively
Grant Gambrell RHP – L/R – 6-4/215 – 2016 – Buchanan HS – CA Around zone with everything – confidence in fastball and breaking ball
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