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Palm Beach PAL 16

Scouting reports from 2013 Under Armour Memorial Day Classic

Kyle Farjad | LHP | 5’10/185 | L/L | 2015 | Seminole Ridge HS | Loxahatchee, FL
5/24/13 – Big, FB 85-87mph, throws to both sides of the plate, hides the ball with arm side run, likes to throw inside
5/27/13 – Touched an 88 and an 89, sat 84-85 with good tail. Upper 60s breaking ball with 1-7 action. Arm works quick out front.

Joe Genord | C/1B | 6’1/185 | R/R | 2015 | Park Vista HS | Lake Worth, FL
5/24/13 – Big, strong, physical, warning track power, good aggressive, patient approach at the plate

Matthew Mika | SS | 5’10/155 | R/R | 2015 | Park Vista HS | Lake Worth, FL
5/24/13 – Athletic, line drive approach, opposite field double, 3 stolen bases, game changer

Dakota Julylia | 2B | 5’10/170 | R/R | 2015 | Summit Christian HS | Lake Worth, FL
5/25/13 – Quick twitch, real athletic, medium build, ton of bat speed, good foot speed, good base runner, good range, strong arm, good hands

Philip Sieli | RHP | 6’3/210 | R/R | 2015 | Wellington HS | Wellington, FL
5/25/13 – Tall, broad, FB: 83-86mph, good arm side run, worked both sides of the plate, elevated when needed, threw secondary pitches for strikes

Connor Power | 3B | 5’11/175 | R/R | 2016 | American Heritage HS | Wellington, FL
5/26/13 – Athletic, strong, ball jumps off the bat, line drive approach, home run power, good speed, fields position well, strong arm across the diamond

Brendon Lauer | RHP | 6-0/195 | R/R | 2016 | Palm Beach Central HS | Greenacres, FL
5/27/13 – FB up to 87, pitched with two seamer in 82-83 range and held extra gear in reserve. Moved FB in and out, kept down in zone, and went right after hitters. Breaking ball had sharp 11-5 action in upper 60s, and he also threw some type of letup in the upper 70s – less than two seamer but harder than a change it appeared. Delivery was balanced and under control, arm worked clean and loose with quickness out front. Strong lower half on large frame.

Austin Smith | 1B | 6-2/205 | R/R | 2015 | Park Vista HS | Boynton Beach, FL
5/27/13 – Large frame, with high waist and long limbs he appears taller than 6-2. Showed athletic actions at 1B, moved feet with agility and was nimble around the bag. Square setup with crouch to hit, quiet action pre pitch. Balanced approach, loose and full stroke.

Mike Spooner | OF | 6-2/190 | L/R | 2015 | Boca Raton (FL) HS
5/27/13 – Large frame, athletic build. Aggressive offensive player, swings early in the count and runs the bases well. Balanced approach, quick hands with barrel accruacy. Made a strong and accurate throw from LF to throw out a runner at home plate. Gamer type, plays hard.