#5 Jarred Perry – 2017 RHP
Solid build, good frame, strong lower half, FB: 81-82mph, location down at the knees, mixed speed very well, kept hitters off balance, good tempo on mound
#21 Peter Cowley — 2018 RHP
Large framed right-hander at 6-foot-3. Fastball had good down plane from high three quarters slot. Pitched around 79 and topped at 81 mph. Spun upper 60s breaking ball with good rotation and the makings of depth to downward break.
#42 Ricky Clark — 2018 OF/IF
Long and wiry frame at 6-foot-2 and 165 pounds. Worked barrel to contact on a route inside the ball, hit the ball up the middle and the other way. Fairly athletic defender with versatility for outfield and infield spots. Projects to hit with more authority as he matures physically.
#33 Angel Tiburcio — 2018 1B
Large frame with strength. Balanced at plate, quiet hands with great rhythm to hit. Short and quick to contact with strength to impact the ball. Showed ability to drive the ball with authority to the biggest part of the ballpark. Runs the bases well. Can play either corner infield position, has plenty of arm strength for 3B.
#9 Xavier Edwards — 2018 SS/2B
Switch-hitting middle infielder with usable tools and advanced feel for the game. Standout infield defender with quick first step, sure hands and enough arm for SS. Line drive hitter from both sides of the plate with instinct for barrel and advanced pitch tracking skills. Vanderbilt commit.
#1 Roberto Pena — 2018 IF/RHP
Worked quickly and threw a high volume strikes. Fastball topped at 86 mph, sat 83-84 with some arm side run and sink. Showed ability to land curve ball for strikes, had sweeping break at 69-73 mph.
#23 Luis Valdez – 2019 OF
Long, athletic build. Runs well. Smooth actions to hit, balanced in the box. Good bat path, showed barrel accuracy. Collected a pair of hits and generally showed a knack for getting on base.
#5 Kade Brewer — 2018 C
Hit from open stance, balanced approach, quick hands to hit, short & compact swing, pull type hitter with gap power. Good actions behind the plate, received well. Game pop time of 2.1, quick release, short arm stroke.
#11 Mason O’Mara — 2017 RHP/OF
Fastball 83-86 with late arm side run. Pitched from high 3/4 angle, worked exclusively from the stretch. Strike thrower with fastball, showed some feel 75 mph changeup and was able to sink it. Broad shouldered build at 6-foot-3 and 200 pounds.
#12 Billy Kral — 2017 RHP
Pitches with some deception, hides ball behind body after break of hands. Fastball was between 80 and 86 with some late run. Threw 68-72 mph curveball for strikes, and was effective with 74-76 mph changeup, and showed a slider at 78 mph. Velocity differentials allowed for effective four-pitch mix.
#13 Nik Malachowski — 2016 SS
Strong, athletic build. Quick hands to hit, especially to inner half. Quiet & balanced in the box. Gap to gap type pop. Sure handed defender at shortstop with good range and an accurate arm. Came in on the ball well, made an exceptional barehand play on a slow roller.
#8 Aidan Frye — 2018 3B/RHP Good athletic pitcher, FB: 82-84mph, good downward plane, CB: 71-72mph, good sharp break, uses as out pitch, CH: 73-74mph, shows decent feel, keeps down in the zone, hides the ball well, good deception on the mound, goes right after hitters.
#13 Ryan Weller — 2016 C/OF Big target, receives well behind the plate, worked well on balls in the dirt, showed good arm strength, consistent 2.0 pop time, displayed good barrel accuracy at the plate, plus power, very athletic
#9 Dylan Carter — 2016 RHP
Pitched 80-81 topped 84. Showed good feel for breaking ball, was able to land for strikes in the upper 60s. Good mound presence, worked quickly and threw strikes. Complete game victory.
#1 Scott McKeon — 2016 SS
Smooth defensive actions, capable of playing multiple infield positions. Fields out front, quick transfer. Throws had carry and we accurate. Very good on the backhand, made athletic plays look easy. Quick hands to hit, short to the ball with some gap power. Contact hitter, put the ball in play and sprayed to all fields. Aggressive base runner, always looking to advance.
#35 Franco Velasquez – 2016 RHP
4 shutout innings, FB: 82-84mph, good arm side run, effectively mixed in curveball and changeup, worked ahead in the count, took command of the game early, showed good mound presence, kept team in it defensively, good tempo
#0 Daniel Bello — 2016 1B
Talented left-handed hitter with a combination of physical ability and feel for hitting. Balanced approach with fluid actions and strength to stroke. Drove the ball hard back up the middle and to pull side.
#10 Hernen Sardinas — 2017 C
Mature build with obvious present strength. Showed some OF range with arm strength. Solid left-handed stroke with raw power. On Sunday in game two, he was a double short of the cycle — he tripled in his first at bat, then homered to right field, and singled twice.
#11 Gabriel Rivera — 2017 OF
Talented all-around player with range in center field along with arm strength. Strong right-handed stroke, drove the ball with authority the other way. A dynamic player with speed, he has extra base power and usable speed on the bases.
#23 Jose Machado — 2016 RHP
Fastball sat 85-86, touched 88 mph early in his outing before falling off some as he went on. Showed ability to command FB to both sides of the plate, and got some arm side run. Showed good feel for curveball. Competitor, around the plate with fastball and off speed. Florida International University commit.
2017 3B Christian Rodriguez
#7 / 34 Christian Rodriguez — 2017 3B
Left-handed hitter with some length to his frame. The ball got off his bat with life, as evidenced by a long home run down the right field line, and later on a high popup to RF. Solid defender at 3B with arm strength for the left side of the infield.
#19 Andres Arguelles — 2016 LHP
Fastball velocity climbed as his outing went along, starting from 78-81 mph and working into the low 80s with a top bolt of 84 mph. He appeared to throw two types of breaking ball, and showed feel for both. His firmer version was up to 76 with plane from his hand closer to his fastball, while he showed better feel for his 65-68 mph downer with 1-to-7 shape. His arm worked well from the glove, and worked out front with some speed. It seems likely for his fastball velocity to climb, based on his arm speed and ability to spin a mid 70s breaking ball.
#9 Robert Fabelo – 2016 C
Big & strong body at 6-foot-2 and 190 pounds. Left-handed hitter with gap to gap approach and the ability to use the whole field. Solid all-around defender behind the plate with some arm strength and good receiving and blocking skills.
#20 Brandon Chinea — 2016 SS
Balanced and strong in the box, barreled the ball consistently, showed gap power. Runs well. Very good range in the infield with soft, reliable hands and a strong arm. “Baseball player” type with advanced feel for the game, with usable tools. Univ. of Tennessee commit.
#10 Jacob Cross – 2016 LHP
Very athletic, fielded position well, FB: 84-86mph, good arm side run, sharp curveball, good depth, effectively mixed in changeup, threw 4 shutout innings
#4 Tyler Doyel — 2017 OF/RHP Runs well, smart base runner, displayed quick first step and good routes in the outfield, showed good arm strength, spray type hitter, 2B to RCF
#11 Cody Shook — 2017 C/OF Very versatile player, displayed good routes in the outfield, good arm strength, quick release, 2 hits in game 1
#14 Matt Leslie — 2016 RHP
Fastball was 83-84, touched 86. Worked quick, showed good mound presence. Curveball was 77-79 with late break to slurvy type action. Changeup 74-75 mph. Was able to throw all three pitches for strikes.
#22 Jack Iervorino – 2017 RHP
Big presence on the mound, consistently threw fastballs, worked quick, very efficient with pitches, FB: 84-86mph, showed curveball threw for strikes at 68-70mph, at the plate showed excellent home run power
#21 Colton Rendon — 2016 RHP Solid body, excellent mound presence, took control of the game early, good command, fastball displayed late arm side run, FB: 85-86, 87mph, big sweeping curveball at 68-69mph, kept hitters off balance.
#12 Yunel Decena – 2017 RHP
Pitched 84-85 mph with arm side run, touched a few 87s and a couple of 89s. Showed good feel for breaking ball, threw it around 70 with three quarter action. Arm worked free and easy, pitched down in zone. Pounded the zone with fastball and breaking ball. Has upside, can get more from lower half.
#26 Kendy Moya — 2016 SS
Line drive hitter, uses the whole field. Showed pop up the middle and to the pull side. Great base runner, aggressive and looking to advance. Attacked ball defensively, showed smooth actions with a quick exchange. Arm strength from the hole. Good game awareness.
#18 Nelson Velazquez — 2016 OF
Quiet, balanced approach to hit. Line drive hitter, showed some pull side pop. Used all fields. Aggressive base runner with speed (ran 6.77 60 yard dash on testing day). Got good reads & jumps in outfield, showed some arm strength.
#44 Ozzie Millet — 2016 3B
Physically mature look with solid & strong frame. Showed nice defensive actions at 3B with solid hands and body control for off balance throws. Combined hand-eye coordination with strength and nice right-handed stroke. Showed feel for hitting & ability to deliver barrel.
#1 Chris Otero — 2016 3B
Tall, lanky, athletic, barreled ball consistently, gap power, stood out defensively, active feet, plus arm, very good glove
#18 Jordan Gonzalez — 2016 C/1B
Large, well-proportioned frame at 6-foot-3 and 220 pounds. Balanced hitting approach with nice right-handed stroke. Short to the ball, made full move through the zone out front.
#4 Dylan Cloonan — 2017 LHP
Wiry, athletic left-hander. Pounded the zone with fastball strikes, pitched 84-85 and touched 87. Spun only a handful of breaking balls, not really enough to get a great look. Delivery was athletic, arm worked loose and easy with quickness out front. It’s easy to see him gaining more on his fastball as he matures physically.
#66 Alvaro Valdez — 2016 OF
Strong & athletic left-handed hitter. Balanced & quiet approach to hit. Collected a pair of singles and a home run on day one.
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#40 Jesse Peters – LHP | 6’3/180 | L/L | 2015 | Goshen HS | Loveland, OH
9/20 – Long limb lefty, FB 81-83mph, CH 72-73mph, late arm side run, hard slider with late action at 66-68mph, loose and fluid delivery, all pitches have late movement
#5 Zach Mather – LHP | 6’3/170 | L/L | 2015 | Summit HS | Spring Hill, TN
9/20 – Tall, thick frame, FB: 77-82mph, strike thrower, stays in line, changes speeds well, CH 66mph, CB 73mph, good finish, good arm side run
#6 Gray McCurry – SS | 6/165 | R/R | 2015 | Mountain Heritage HS | Spruce Pine, NC
9/20 – Athletic, moves well laterally, takes good angles, good first step, good balance at the plate, solid contact, uses middle of the field, 2-run double and triple
#31 Austin Markmann – 3B | 6/190 | R/R | 2016 | Middletown South HS | Red Bank, NJ
9/21 – Big, physical body, broad shoulders, room to fill out, sure hands in the INF, good overall actions, present carry to throws, patient hitter, good idea of the zone, quick hands, level path, present gap pop, competes
#49 Zachary Burch – RHP | 6/165 | R/R | 2015 | Washington HS | Summit Point, WV
9/20 – FB: 81-83mph, arm side run, slight late action down, curveball has 11/4 shape with tight spin, locates down and away, gets ahead early, locates fastball well in and out, pitched 6 strong innings, allowing 1 hit, 1 BB, 6 K’s
#4 Justin Lara – OF | 5-9/145 | S/R | 2015 | Cardinal Gibbons | Coconut Creek, FL
9/21 – Fast twitch type, athletic with foot speed. Got good jumps in the OF and showed an above average arm. Featured a line drive stroke with line drive pop. Posted time near 4.0 from the left side of the plate. Committed to Lenior-Rhyne University.
#12 Michael Sanchez – SS | 5-11/165 | R/R | 2015 | Mater Academy | Miami, FL
9/21 – Athletic, fast twitch type. Soft hands with good actions in the infield. Strong, accurate arm. Good right handed stroke, stays inside the ball well. 4.3 down the line from the right side
#21 Perry Wilson – 1B | 6-2/200 | L/L | 2016 | South Miami (FL) HS
9/21 – Solid build at 6-foot and 200 pounds. Good left handed stroke, got extension thru contact – allowing him to show power to the pull side, and to hit the ball solidly the other way. Soft hands and 1B, picked balls well from the dirt.
#18 Mike Rodriguez – 3B | 5-10/165 | R/R | 2016 | Sunset HS | Miami, FL
9/20 – Athletic body. Good contact hitter with ability to square it up, kept barrel working thru the zone well. Good actions at 3B.
#11 Justin Marcano – 1B | 5-11/190 | R/R | 2016 | Sunset HS | Miami, FL
9/20 – Solid strong build. Good actions at 1B. Squared it up at the plate. Played with good energy.
#24 Willie Padron – OF | 5’8/180 | S/R | 2015 | Braddock HS | Miami, FL
9/20 – Strong, athletic, shows good range in the OF, quick athlete, above average arm, some carry on throws, very balanced at the plate, explosive hands from both sides of the plate, consistent hard contact with gap to gap power, triple from right side and triple from left side
#4 Alex Martinez – RHP | 5’9/170 | R/R | 2015 | Braddock HS | Miami, FL
9/20 – Lean wiry frame, FB: 84-86mph, high 3/4 arm slot, good command of both sides of the plate, arm works easy, loose actions, good front side extension, mixes in 4 seam and 2 seam from multiple arm slots, CB/SL: 76mph
#17 Anthony Alvarez – SS | 5’9/185 | R/R | 2015 | Braddock HS | Miami, FL
9/20 – Stocky, athletic, good setup, good pre-pitch, works around ground balls, shows quick soft hands, clean exchange, accurate throws from multiple arm slots, good solid approach, stays balanced throughout, fast hands with level bat path, shows gap to gap power with consistent line drive contact
#00 Anthony Munoz – C | 5’10/170 | R/R | 2016 | Summerset Academy | Miami, FL
9/20 – Strong build, athletic, receives well, solid arm, 2.0 pop time, balance, strong hitter, plus power, athletic, solid runner
#11 Richard Medina – RHP | 6’1/170 | R/R | 2016 | Western HS | Davie, FL
9/20 – FB 82-85mph, heavy fastball, good downward, solid mechanics, showed cutter at 77mph, CB 70-72mph
#27 Kenneth Moreno-Costa – C | 5’10/170 | L/R | 2016 | Summerset Academy | Miami, FL
9/20 – Smooth lefty swing, pull power, balanced and compact, showed excellent ability to stay inside, quick hands
#54 Emmanuel Bejerano – C | 6’3/175 | R/R | 2015 | Forest Hill HS | Palm Springs, FL
9/20 – Long, lanky athletic, 2.00 pop time, blocks and receives well, strong line driver hitter, uses the whole field, good plate coverage
#12 Keilin Washington – OF | 5’5/130 | L/R | 2017 | Eagle View Academy | Jacksonville, FL
9/20 – Plays bigger, very athletic, runs well, covers tons of ground in OF, quick clean exchange, above average arm, good power, line drive type hitter, good balance with quick hands, led off game with double down opposite field line
#14 Jeffrey Fripp – 1B | 6-1/225 | R/R | 2016 | Trinity Christian School | Orange Park, FL
9/21 – Big, strong build. Very athletic for his size. Quick hands at the plate, good right handed stroke. Picked several balls in the dirt at 1B, hands work well.
#4 Jack Layrisson – INF | 5-11/175 | L/R | 2016 | Ponte Vedra (FL) HS
9/21 – Versatile defender in the infield, played every spot but 1B. Showed range up the middle from 2B, made several nice plays up the middle from 2B with arm strength to finish. Nice left handed stroke.
#21 Alex Vasquez – C | 5’10/170 | S/R | 2016 | Elev8 HS | Delray Beach, FL
9/21 – Strong, athletic body, quick feet, quick exchange, strong accurate throws, 1.90-1.98 pop time, controls game well behind the plate, sets up hitters, showed a short compact swing, quick hands, gap power to pullside
#23 Tommy Romero – RHP | 6’2/195 | R/R | 2015 | Coral Springs Charter HS | Delray Beach, FL
9/21 – Strong, athletic, easy fluid actions, pitches off his FB: 87-89mph, good command of both sides of the plate, throws a 12/6 hard tight with good depth curveball at 76-78mph for out pitch
#35 Bryce Van Horn – RHP | 6-5/175 | R/R | 2016 | Ida Baker HS | Cape Coral, FL
9/21 – Long limbed frame at 6-foot-5 and 175 pounds. Fastball worked between 79 and 81, topped at 82 with occasional arm side run. Breaking ball was thrown around 70 with gradual action down and across the zone. Arm worked nearly straight back and thru, without much depth on either side.
#99 Sam Allen – RHP | 6-1/175 | R/R | 2016 | St. Cloud (FL) HS
9/21 – Athletic frame at 6-foot-1 and 175 pounds. Quick armed right hander, fastball topped at 84 and sat a few mph lower than that. Curve had some definition to shape in the low 70s. Compact arm stroke.
#21 Rigsby Mosley – LHP | 6-2/180 | L/L | 2016 | Bishop Moore | Maitland, FL
9/21 – Lean athletic frame with some width to shoulders at 6-foot-2 and 180 pounds. Has advanced feel for pitching, with standout changeup and fastball life. Fastball sat 81-82 with arm side tail, but effectively was much firmer with threat of CH. Showed ability to command FB to both sides of the plate, and appeared to mix between 2-seamer and 4-seamer – with mostly 2-seamers to RHH. Saw breaking ball between innings, didn’t use very much live – worked primarily off FB / CH combo. He turned CH over for diving sink action, left hand on same angle and from same stroke as FB. Repeatable delivery, arm worked with depth from glove and out front.
#23 Owen Vonesslinger – INF/C | 5-10/185 | R/R | 2016 | Martin County HS | Palm City, FL
9/21 – Versatile defender, sat well behind the plate and appeared to be solid at 2B as well. Right handed stroke was loose and full following a short, quick move to contact. Has natural hitting actions, and appeared to see the ball well. With advanced RH bat, has potential to fit either C or 2B profile.
#3 Bryce Hutchinson – 1B | 6-6/245 | R/R | 2017 | Spruce Creek HS | Orange City, FL
9/21 – Extra large frame at 6-foot-6 and 245 pounds, moves well and has defensive versatility to play corner OF as well as 1B. Appears to have advanced feel for hitting, showed a knack for getting the barrel to contact. Right handed stroke is simple and repeatable, allowing him to translate hand-eye coordination into barrel accuracy.
#24 Chris Demayo – LHP | 5-11/140 | L/L | 2016 | Martin County HS | Palm City, FL
9/21 – Wiry, slender left hander with a quick arm. Fastball topped at 84, sat in low 80s with some cutting action. Breaking ball had slider type action and angle in the mid 70s.
#2 Michael Harkcom – 3B/RHP | 5-11/195 | R/R | 2016 | Masters Academy | Debary, FL
9/21 – Solid strong frame at 5-foot-11 and 195 pounds. Solid defender at 3B with arm strength across the infield. Middle of the order hitter with power to pull side. After playing two and half games already, he got on the mound in the third game and ran his fastball up to 84.
#47 Sean Williams – CF | 5-7/130 | R/R | 2018 | Sandalwood HS | Jacksonville, FL
9/20 – Fast twitch guy with usable speed. Aggressive on the bases, got good reads off bat in CF. Good actions at the plate, contact type hitter.
#33 Angel Tiburcio – RHP | 6’2/220 | R/R | 2018 | Trinity Christian Academy | Wellington, FL
9/21 – Big, physical, long limbs, FB: 80-84mph, over the top delivery, breaking ball 11/t6 shape at 71-73mph, strike thrower, Antonio Alfonseca type delivery
#9 Xavier Edwards – SS | 5-7/130 | S/R | 2018 | Trinity Christian Academy | Wellington, FL
9/20 – Talented all around player with usable speed. Appears to be a true switch hitter, in that he takes at bats from both sides of the plate regardless of LHP or RHP. His move is sound from both sides, and he has feel for hitting from both sides. Defensively his actions are solid and he moves like an athlete. For a young player, his combination of natural ability and feel for the game is very rare.
#57 Ryan Wimbush – RHP | 6-2/165 | R/R | 2018 | Dwyer HS | Palm Beach Gardens, FL
9/20 – Has a long, lean frame at 6-foot-2 and 165 pounds. Though he appears to have some two-way potential, he likely has a higher ceiling on the mound. Once he turns his palm over and begins his arm forward to the plate, it works with looseness and some speed. His delivery is under control and without notable flaws, allowing him to throw strikes with his 78-80 fastball and upper 60s breaking ball. His fastball has some cut action, and his breaking ball shows signs of defined shape.
#8 Ruari Murphy – 1B | 6-0/165 | R/R | 2018 | Dwyer HS | Palm Beach Gardens, FL
9/20 – Athletic, strong body. Showed bat speed and ability get good part of barrel to contact. Good actions at 1B, soft hands
#6 Luis Besteiro – OF | 6/165 | L/R | 2015 | Cardinal Newman HS | West Palm Beach, FL
9/21 – Strong, athletic body, takes good routes, shows good range, works behind the ball well, arm is above average with good carry, clean exchange, quick hands, level path, gap to gap power, 2B oppo gap
#8 Robert Valdez – C | 5’10/165 | R/R | 2015 | Jupiter HS | Jupiter, FL
9/21 – Small, athletic build, quick twitch, receives well, gets around balls in dirt, shows clean quick exchange, 1.95-1.98 pop time, strong accurate throws, consistent contact, line drive type hitter, good wheels, puts pressure on defense
#8 Chris Busch – SS | 6-1/175 | L/R | 2015 | West Boca HS | Boca Raton, FL
9/20 – Good defensive actions at SS with good arm across the infield. Patient hitting approach with good eye for the strike zone from the left side of the plate.
#16 Tim Meyers – OF | 5-10/175 | R/R | 2015 | Park Vista HS | Boca Raton, FL
9/20 – Good balance at the plate, good eye for the strike zone. Generates good torque to deliver barrel to contact, has some whip thru the zone.
#2 Yasser Santana – SS | 5’9/165 | L/R | Grad | Terra Institute | Miami, FL
9/21 – Plus runner, strong arm, solid glove angle on ground balls, sure handed, easy compact swing, aggressive base runner, line drive hitter, uses the whole field
#16 Frankie Bartow – RHP | 6’3/175 | R/R | 2015 | Terra Institute | Miami, FL (Univ of Miami Commit)
9/21 – FB: 86-87mph, arm side run, CB with 11/5 break at 65-69mph, CH: 78-81 with arm side and sink, balanced over the rubber, easy mechanics, squared up and directional, over the top arm slot, good downward
#17 Nick Wydler – OF | 6’2/180 | R/R | 2015 | Terra Institute | Miami, FL
9/21 – Plus runner, good routes in the OF, takes good angles, strong arm, line drive uses whole field, level bat path, balanced in the box
#30 Ozzie Millet – 3B | 6’2/190 | R/R | 2016 | Terra Institute | Miami, FL
9/21 – Showed excellent range in the field, good glove side, showed soft hands, strong arm, comes in slow roller very well, balanced in the box, plus power, aggressive, gap to gap hitter
#10 Tyler Gusow – RHP | 5’11/70 | R/R | 2015 | Spanish River HS | Boca Raton, FL
9/21 – Strong athletic frame, 84-85, 87mph, good balance point, back side arm action is short, works out front, locates well with fastball down and away, flashes curveball late at 76mph
#16 George Rivera – SS
9/21 – Small, thin, athletic, soft hands and quick feet in the INF, smooth clean exchange, accurate throws from multiple arm slots, stays balanced and is very patientquick hands, good level bat path, line drive type hitter
#11 Jacob Wander – C | 5’10/145 | R/R | 2017 | Spanich River HS | Boca Raton, FL
9/20 – Lean frame, strong accurate arm, blocks and receives well, good approach at the plate, leader on the field
#9 Matt Garmendia – OF | 6-1/180 | L/R | 2015 | College Academy | Miami, FL
9/20 – Solidly built at 6-foot-1 and 180, Garmendia has a pretty left handed stroke. He features rhythm to hit and long with hand-eye coordination to allow for barrel accuracy. Appears best suited for a corner OF profile.
#7 David Carnicella – 3B/IF | 6-0/170 | S/R | 2015 | Oxbridge Academy | West Palm Beach, FL
9/20 – With square shoulders and a high waist, Carnicella appears bigger than his 6-foot 170 pound frame. He is a switch hitter that appeared to calmly track pitches from both sides of the plate. His defensive actions were solid, and overall he gives the feel of a “baseball player” type with a good feel for the game.
#4 Damian Serralta – OF | 5-11/170 | R/R | 2016 | American Heritage | North Miami Beach, FL
9/21 – Showed a loose right handed stroke with quick hands and the ability to whip the barrel thru the zone. Made hard contact on numerous occasions, including a deep drive the other way over the head of the RF.
#13 Jesus Pineda – OF | 5-9/190 | R/R | 2015 | Coral Gables HS | Miami, FL
9/20 – Fast twitch athlete with present strength. Power to oppo field gap, ball gets off his bat with great life. Good actions in OF. Good runner with short, quick strides.
#2 Alejandro Vazquez – SS | 5-11/157 | S/R | 2015 | Coral Park HS | Miami, FL
9/20 – High waisted build with long limbs. Good contact hitter, solid stroke from both sides of the plate. Balanced offensive approach. Good actions at SS with an accurate arm.
#4 George Curbelo – C | 6’2/200 | S/R | 2015 | Miami Coral HS | Miami, FL
9/21 – Strong, physical, good receiver behind the plate, good balance at the plate, soft landing, bat speed, knees inside feet
#44 Anthony Gutierrez – RHP | 6’1/210 | R/R | 2015 | Western HS | Davie, FL
9/21 – FB: 80-83mph, over the top delivery, CB: 73 with 11/3 break, works quick, good tempo, strike thrower, contact pitcher, mixes pitches well, balanced over the rubber, repeats delivery
#42 Chris Cata – C | 6’1/225 | R/R | 2015 | Western HS | Pembroke Pines, FL
9/21 – Powerful strong build, 2.0 pop, accurate thrower, ball on the bag, solid blocker, deadens the ball well, level bat path, good power to pullside
#14 Liam Lyons – OF | 6’1/180 | R/R | 2015 | Suncoast HS | West Palm Beach, FL
9/20 – Athletic, strong build, Sure handed, solid routes, plus at the plate, gap power, uses the whole field
#30 Jason Aponte – OF | 5’11/75 | S/L | 2015 | Seminole Ridge HS | Loxahatchee, FL
9/20 – Smooth outfielder with speed, solid line drive swing from left side, uses middle of the field, level bat path through the zone
#7 Michael Malinchak – OF | 6/150 | S/R | 2017 | American Heritage HS | Delray Beach, FL
9/20 – Smooth level bat path from both sides, spray hitter, handles himself well at the plate, solid defender, good routes, arm has carry with upside
#24 David Martinez – C | 5’9/175 | R/R | 2016 | Treasure Coast HS | Port St. Lucie, FL
9/20 – Solid catch and throw, consistent 2.0 pop time, excellent blocker, above average receiver, good idea behind the plate, good feel for the game, threw behind runner with back pick from his knees, gap to gap power, uses the whole field
#27 Brendan Brundage – OF | 6/165 | R/R | 2015 | American Heritage HS | Parkland, FL
9/20 – Good athlete, long lanky body, plus outfielder, easy strides to the ball, plus arm, showed good power, line drive over CF head, uses the whole field
9/20 – Fastball up to 82, showed feel for a change and flashed low 70s curve with 11-5 shape.
#33 Brandon Boyle – RHP | 6’3/200 | R/R | 2015 | Spanish River HS | Delray Beach, FL
9/20 – FB: 82-84mph, good movement, very deceptive, excellent over hand curveball, CB: 74mph, solid strike thrower, uses changeup effectively with sink
#42 Jorge Arenas – SS | 6-0/185 | R/R | 2016 | Monsignor Pace | Miami, FL
9/20 – Arenas is a talented all around player with exciting offensive ability. His right handed stroke is short and extra quick to contact, he can whistle the bat thru the zone with standout life. He recognized spin and showed plate discipline, offering proof that he can translate his natural hitting ability into production. Defensively, his actions were easy and natural, and he spun the ball across the infield very well – the ball left his hand with life.
#16 Matt Mosel – 3B | 6-3/200 | L/R | 2016 | Vero Beach HS | Vero Beach, FL
9/20 – Large framed left handed hitter at 6-foot-3 and 200 pounds. He appears to combine some feel for hitting with raw power, giving him a good chance to produce for power with some frequency. He drove a one-hop double off the right field fence, and kept his hands back to single up the middle – both producing RBI in an eventual come from behind win.
#8 Sebastian Martinez – RHP | 5-10/150 | S/R | 2018 | Treasure Coast HS | Port St. Lucie, FL
9/20 – Young right hander with clean arm action and the ability to generate velocity around 80 with ease. The ball leaves his hand very well, fastball was 78-80 and he spun a quality breaking ball in the low 70s. Also threw a change in the mid 70s that he was able to turn over for out pitch type depth. He is a talented athlete, and has good upside on the mound.
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* PLEASE NOTE: Players that are written up on the scouting blog were identified by our scouting staff based on the demonstration of notable tool(s) or skill(s). While we do not keep stats, we are watching for standout performers on the mound, at the plate, in the field and on the bases.
#1 Hector Montano – LHP | L/L | 5-9/165 | 2014 | Florida Elite / Calusa Prep | Miami, FL
5/23/14 – Fastball topped 92, sat 87-89 with slight cut action. Loose delivery, quick arm action. Worked outer third of plate to LHH and RHH with mostly FB, mixed in a handful of sliders in low 70s as needed.
#0 Miguel Escarri – 2B | R/R | 5-10/165 | 2015 | Florida Elite / Calusa Prep | Miami, FL
5/23/14 – Instinctual player with great energy and aggressive, competitive approach to the game. Ran the bases well, heads up and aggressive to take an extra base. Made solid contact for a pair of hits, used the whole field. Moved well defensively and showed solid actions.
#16 Luis Machado – RHP | R/R | 6-5/235 | 2015 | Florida Elite / Calusa Prep | Miami, FL
5/23/14 – Fastball at 87-88 and touched 91. Slow tempo delivery made fastball appear to jump from his hand. Breaking ball had great depth into low 70s with 11-5 shape. Went right after hitters with quality two pitch mix, aggressive with fastball and mixed in only the handful of breaking balls necessary.
#77 Alex Nodarse – LHP | L/L | 5-10/160 | 2015 | Florida Christian HS | Coral Gables, FL
5/24/14 – Fastball 78-84, sat 81-82 with arm side tail. Curveball 65-69 with some depth. Worked both sides of plate with FB and secondary. Good mound presence with advanced feel for pitching. Balanced delivery, got great extension out front with his pitches.
#23 Raul Mercado – MIF | S/R | 5-10/165 | 2015 | Florida Elite / Calusa Prep | Miami, FL
5/25/14 – High energy player with quick twitch actions and good field presence. Throws had carry across the infield. Line drive type hitter.
#41 Ozzie Millet – 3B | R/R | 6-0/185 | 2016 | Terra HS | Miami, FL
5/23/14 – Hit the ball hard three times, made several good passes against mid to upper 80s velocity. Has a short stroke with hand-eye coordination and bat speed, along with good path thru the zone. Solid actions and 3B, hands were soft and arm worked well. Has good overall presence about him.
#80 Hernen Sardinas – OF | L/L | 6-2/195 | 2016 | Calusa Prep | Miami, FL
5/24/14 – Big, athletic body with solid build. Good approach to hit, smooth swing, keeps weight back. Drove RBI double to RF. Aggressive hitter, ready to attack pitches in zone. Accurate throwing arm from RF, threw out a runner at 2B. Got good jumps on balls in the OF. Got down the line in 4.3 to 4.4 range from the left side of the plate. Played hard, high energy guy.
#14 Ruben Someillan – CF | L/R | 5-8/145 | 2016 | Florida Christian | Miami, FL
5/24/14 – Small frame, athletic build. Opposite field approach with good plate discipline,. Showed willingness to bunt for a hit. Quick on the bases, got good jumps allowing him to translate his speed well. Got down the line in 4.2 from the left side.
#1 Adam Saks – RHP/2B | R/R | 5-10/150 | 2015 | Pine Crest | Delray Beach, FL
5/24/14 – Touched 88, commanded 84-85 with arm side run. Curve was 63-68 with 10-4 shape. Possible two way guy, swung the bat well also.
#2 Evan Schaffner – IF | R/R | 6-3/155 | 2015 | Pope John Paul | Boynton Beach, FL
5/24/14 – Good frame, athletic build. Went 1 for 3 with 2 SB, including an 8 pitch at bat. Got down the line in 4.13 on bunt, 4.5 on swing. Showed arm strength and ability to carry the ball across the infield. Played with good energy, good first step and read off the bat. Solid approach at the plate, hands stay back, flat thru the zone
#14 Evan Klugerman – C | R/R | 6-2/210 | 2015 | University School | Weston, FL
5/24/14 – Solid build at 6-foot-2 and 210 pounds. Barreled up two balls, hard contact to pull and oppo side. Reached good hitting position, has hand-eye coordination for barrel accuracy. Gap to gap type hitter. Raw arm strength is ahead of catch and throw skills, 2.3 pop times now with potential to improve.
#11 Mitchell Carroll – RHP | R/R | 6-1/160 | 2015 | Highlands Christian HS | Coral Springs, FL
5/24/14 – Fastball sat 86-87, touched 91. Spun a mid 70s breaking ball. Medium frame, athletic build. Featured arm strength and quality stuff above feel for pitching.
#24 Triston McKenzie – RHP | R/R | 6-5/165 | 2015 | Royal Palm Beach HS | Loxahatchee, FL
5/24/14 – Long and wiry frame at 6-foot-5 and 165 pounds. Arm worked with standout arm speed out front, ball got out of hand with life and easy velocity. Topped 92, pitched right around 90. Commanded FB to both sides of the plate. Mid 70s breaking ball had tight spin and some depth down and across the zone. Appeared to stick with two pitches, little evidence of a third pitch.
#23 Austin Smith – RHP | R/R | 6-4/200 | 2015 | Park Vista HS | Boynton Beach, FL
5/24/14 – Large frame with room to fill out at 6-foot-4 and 200 pounds. Fastball sat in upper 80s and topped at 91. Arm worked free and easy, generated velocity with low effort. Spun a tight breaking ball with depth in mid to upper 70s. Fastball cut more than it moved to his arm side. Committed to Florida Atlantic University.
#16 Colin Smith – RHP/OF | R/R | 6-0/205 | 2015 | Park Vista HS | Lake Worth, FL
5/24/14 – Stocky, solid build. FB 85-87 with arm side tail and down angle. Commanded FB in and out. 73 CB with tight spin and depth, used more for out pitch than to land it.
RHP Austin Smith
#4 Tyler Frank – SS/3B | R/R | 5-11/175 | 2015 | American Heritage | Loxahatchee, FL
5/24/14 – Athletic body, appeared to have good speed on the bases. Good hitting approach, showed plate discipline and strike zone knowledge with 3 BB. Generates bat speed with coordinated stroke. Doubled to LCF gap. Soft hands defensively, moved feet well and took good angles to ground balls, had body control to react to bad hop.
#3 Dakota Julylia – SS/2B | R/R | 5-10/175 | 2015 | Park Vista HS | Lake Worth, FL
5/24/14 – Showed a great feel for the game in the way he ran the bases, moved with awareness defensively and handled the bat. Nice balanced offensive approach, consistently hit line drives to CF and LCF. Battled with two strikes. Ran the bases well. Showed excellent defensive range, soft hands and a quick release.
#22 Dylan Gordon – RHP | R/R | 6-2/150 | 2015 | American Heritage | Ocean Ridge, FL
5/24/14 – Long lanky body, has room to fill out. Explosive fastball, reached 87-88 with late sink. Sharp curveball with 11-5 shape in the low 70s. Worked fast and threw two pitches consistently around the plate. Long, whippy arm action. Ball jumped from his hand.
#27 Colton Rendon – RHP | R/R | 6-3/210 | 2016 | Dwyer HS | Jupiter, FL
5/25/14 – Fastball 83-85 with downward angle and some occasional cut action. Curve had mid depth in upper 60s with 11-5 shape. Physical young pitcher with a large frame.
#5 Cody Cannon – SS | R/R | 6-0/180 | 2015 | Umatilla (FL) HS
5/24/14 – Good strong build with athletic look. Balanced to hit, simple approach. Stays back well on breaking balls, kept hands back singled back up the middle of the field. Defensively, feet worked well and he showed good hands.
#56 Ian Exposito – LHP | 2014 | Palmetto HS
5/25/14 – Fastball 83-86 with excellent run and sink action. Featured an excellent change with sink at 73-75. Breaking ball 64-66 with late depth to 1-7 action. Commanded all three pitches, worked both sides of the plate and changed speeds – has an advanced feel for pitching. Threw a complete game, lost 1-0 in a hard fought game.
#19 Danny Vaughn – 3B/RHP | L/R | 6-0/185 | 2015 | South Dade HS | Homestead, FL
5/24/14 – Good body and good body language. Showed feel for the game in the way he ran the bases and handled the bat. Drove in runs via sac fly, triple and a good situational two strike at bat. Showed good actions in the field, along with soft hands and arm strength.
#28 Jose Gorordo – RHP | R/R | 6-0/165 | 2015 | South Dade HS | Homestead, FL
5/24/14 – Fastball 84-89, sat 86-87. Curve was 73-79, with highest velocity instances showing the most promise. Change was throw around 74. Featured a quick arm and loose delivery, was able to spin the ball well at times. Showed some feel for pitching, threw enough strikes to be effective.
#26 Kyle Jenkins – 1B/C | R/R | 6-0/200 | 2015 | Mandarin HS | Jacksonville, FL
5/24/14 – Solid athletic build. Short, compact stroke. Keeps weight back and works barrel thru the zone well. Very good defensive 1B with good footwork and soft hands. 1.9 to 2.0 pop times behind the plate, quick feet and strong arm to catch and throw. Good base and receiving skills.
#32 Keenan Bell – OF | L/L | 6-3/215 | 2016 | Stanton Prep HS | Jacksonville, FL
5/24/14 – Committed to the University of Florida. Athletic with big body and strong build. Showed ability to barrel the ball up, doubled once to each gap. Hit ball where it was pitched, and with authority – especially to the pull side. Instinctual base runner, made good reads on dirt balls.
OF Keenan Bell (Univ. of Florida commit)
#2 Mike Cassala – C | R/R | 6-0/175 | 2015 | Bartram Trail HS | St. Johns, FL
5/24/14 – Good receiver with soft hands, stayed low and presented a good target. Aggressive to throw, looking to throw behind guys and made throws both from his feet and his knees. As good as 2.05 release times standing up, closer to 2.2 from his knees. Made hard contact on multiple occasions, both to the opposite field.
#10 Jordan Kennedy – RHP/IF | R/R | 6-2/180 | 2015 | Baker County HS | Glen St. Mary, FL
5/25/14 – Fastball 83-87. Effectively wild within the zone. Curveball 76-78 with tight, late 10-4 action. Showed change in low 70s with slight fade action. Live arm. Loose, lanky frame. Repeats delivery.
#7 Jordan Stacey – SS | R/R | 5-10/190 | 2014 | Episcopal HS | Jacksonville, FL
5/24/14 – Good range and lateral movement defensively, made nice play in 5 hole to catch and throw on a backhand, also ranged up the middle. Showed a strong arm across the infield, along with the ability to make a variety of throws. Balanced offensive approach. Short compact stroke with potential for gap to gap power. Committed to Florida State College of Jacksonville.
#5 Brock Minich – RHP | R/R | 6-5/190 | 2015 | Jupiter (FL) HS
5/23/14 – Big body at 6-foot-5, projectable physically with room to fill out. Arm worked well, topped at 86 and sat a couple mph below that. Spun low 70s breaking ball with promise.
#16 Tyler Huggins – C | R/R | 6-2/180 | 2015 | Park Vista HS | Boynton Beach, FL
5/23/14 – Talented defensive catcher with good presence and an apparent feel for the game. Showed off his catch and throw skills to cut down several runners. Pop times around 2.05, arm strong and accurate. Walked twice and singled, athletic build at 6-foot-2 and 180 pounds.
#25 Chad Tworek – RHP | R/R | 6-1/175 | 2015 | Santaluces HS | Lake Worth, FL
5/23/14 – Topped at 86, sat 83 with arm side run and slight sink. Funky delivery, closed off front side to hide the ball and offer deception to hitter. Curve in low 70s with good depth. Around the plate with FB and CB, with combo of deception and FB life enough to generate mostly weak contact.
#17 Hunter Whitman – LHP | L/L | 6-5/200 | 2015 | Dwyer HS | Palm Beach Gardens, FL
5/24/14 – Fastball 84-89, sat 86 with arm side tail. Curveball was thrown in the low 70s with 1-7 shape. Projectable body, large frame at 6-foot-5 and 200 pounds. Has arm strength and generated down angle on FB.
#57 Mac Lemieux – LHP | L/L | 6-3/200 | 2015 | Jupiter HS | Tequesta, FL
5/24/14 – Fastball 83-87, sat 84 with arm side run. Deceptive delivery with slight pause at balance point. Ball got out of hand free and easy. Curve was 67-73 with 2-8 shape, snapped it off with tight spin and depth. Change was 75-78 with slight tumble, used as his third pitch. Stuff is dynamic with life after leaving his hand well. Good athlete with two-way potential.
#1 Jacob Koos – OF/2B | L/R | 5-11/160 | 2015 | Wellington (FL) HS
5/25/14 – Repeatedly showed a knack for finding the barrel over the course of a couple of games. Hit the ball very hard to the opposite field, stayed back and tracked pitches well. Got down the line as well as 4.2 from the left side. Heads up base runner.
#7 Matt Morales – SS | R/R | 5-10/165 | 2015 | Wellington (FL) HS
5/25/14 – Well rounded player with usable hit and field tools. Has athleticism and feel for the game. Got down the line as well as 4.27 from the right side of the plate.
#20 William Guay – RHP | R/R | 6-4/200 | 2015 | Palm Beach Gardens (FL) HS
5/23/14 – Showed some command of 84-86 FB with arm side run, kept it down in the zone well. CB was 69-71 with good bite to 11-5 action. Worked quick, settled down after first inning and improved velocity along with command and feel for his stuff. Large frame at 6-foot-4 and 200 pounds, showed glimpses of excellent two pitch mix – breaking ball has potential to develop into swing and miss offering.
#5 Harley Sanicky – 2B | R/R | 5-11/165 | 2015 | Palm Beach Gardens (FL) HS
5/25/14 – Hits from open stance, well balanced offensive approach. Handled breaking ball well – doubled down the left field line and lined out on off speed pitches. Ran bases well, showed some speed and played with high energy. Sure hands defensively.
#1 Bryce Keller – 2B | R/R | 5-8/175 | 2015 | Pompano Beach (FL) HS
5/24/14 – Line drive hitter with hand-eye coordination. Kept hands back on off speed pitches well, and worked barrel thru the zone on a good path. Collected solid hits to LF and CF.
#7 David Carnicella – SS | S/R | 6-1/185 | 2015 | Oxbridge Academy | West Palm Beach, FL
5/24/14 – Switch hitter on the roster, took his at bats from the left side today. Spray hitter, used the whole field. Got a solid single up the middle, and bounced a single thru the infield the other way. Showed good footwork and range up the middle, along with soft hands and a strong arm.
#16 Julian Cabrera – C | R/R | 6-1/205 | 2015 | University School | Davie, FL
5/25/15 – Aggressive to throw from behind the plate. Threw behind runner at 1B and threw out base stealer at 2B, pop times in 2.1 range. Received well, solid all around behind the plate. Short, quick right handed stroke. Balanced approach, simple stroke.
#54 Clayton Morell – LHP | 6-2/165 | 2015 | Kings Academy | Boynton Beach, FL
5/24/14 – Pitched 84-86, topped 88. Commanded FB in and out, had some heavy arm side life. Showed feel for change in mid to upper 70s. Used breaking balls when ahead in count. Featured a 78-80 slider / cutter type pitch and a sweeping curve in the upper 60s. Aggressive to zone with best stuff.
#11 Leo Rodriguez – RHP | R/R | 6-1/195 | 2015 | Mount Dora (FL) HS
5/23/14 – FB touched 87, consistently 84-86 with heavy arm side life. CB 71-73 with 10-4 angle across the plate and down thru the zone. Threw CH with good arm action in mid 70s. Effectively mixed pitches. Balanced, simple delivery allowed him to work around the plate with FB and secondary stuff. Arm worked fine from the glove and with quickness out front.
#18 Joshua Lowe – RHP/SS | S/R | 6-3/185 | 2016 | Pope HS | Marietta, GA
5/24/14 – Projectable body with long limbs and good proportions. Left handed gap power, drove it there twice. Aggressive on the bases, stretched a single into a double and scored on a single to RF – has some speed, and it’s usable on the bases. Short to ball, stayed thru it and got great extension. Have not seen any right handed at bats yet.
5/24/14 – Fastball 83-86 from over top angle. Gather and go type delivery, with short knee lift. Didn’t lose any velocity from the stretch, in fact his best fastballs came with runners on. Breaking ball had some late bend in the mid to upper 70s. Aggressive with arm strength and a lot of room to develop further, has potential for big fastball.
#19 Cash Case – SS/2B | S/R | 6-1/178 | 2017 | Montverde Academy | Mt. Dora, FL
5/25/14 – Has good hands to hit, worked barrel thru the zone well and showed extra base power. Tripled twice down the right field line from the left side of the plate, turned in 4.4 range. Made several nice plays at SS, showed range to glove side along with quick reactions and arm strength across the diamond. High energy player.
#8 Hayden Miller – OF | R/R | 6-3/195 | 2016 | Pope HS | Marietta, GA
5/25/14 – Tall, athletic build. Got barrel to zone quickly and showed strength thru contact to generate gap to gap power and for hard contact to the opposite field. Kept hands back on off speed pitches, and showed good plate discipline.
#16 Julian Peralta – RHP | R/R | 5-8/140 | 2017 | Florida Christian HS | Coral Gables, FL
5/24/14 – Threw a complete game shutout. Strike thrower with low to mid 70s fastball, mixed in low to mid 60s breaking ball.
#6 Andre Perez – SS | R/R | 5-9/150 | 2017 | Terra HS | Miami, FL
5/24/14 – An instinctual player with a good presence on the field. Appeared to get around the bases with some speed. Positioned himself well defensively and adjusted with counts and situations. Took great angles to the ball and showed an accurate arm. Hit from a good base, threw the bat head and stayed level through the zone.
#2 Alec Ulloa – 2B/SS | R/R | 5-8/165 | 2016 | Terra HS | Miami, FL
5/24/14 – Baseball player type with a good feel for the game. Made hard contact in several at bats, and handled the bat well in general. Showed solid actions along with some range at 2B, made a nice play moving to his glove side.
#35 Matthew Urbanek – RHP | R/R | 5-11/170 | 2016 | Pope John Paul II HS | Boca Raton, FL
5/24/14 – Allowed just one unearned run in a good outing. Upper 70s fastball had slight arm side run. Spun upper 60s breaking ball with some depth to 11-5 shape.
#37 Zachary Blankenship – LHP | L/L | 6-0/190 | 2016 | Fleming Island | Orange Park, FL
5/24/14 – Bulldog on the mound with excellent mound presence. Mixed pitches well. FB sat 79-81 with good arm side run. CB 62-64 with tight 2-8 rotation. Pitched 5 solid innings.
#12 Keilin Washington – OF | L/R | 5-5/130 | 2017 | Eagles View Academy | Orange Park, FL
5/25/14 – Went 2 for 3 with a two strike single and SB. Also tripled and drove in game winning run. 4.44 on turn on 3B over RF head, drove it a long way. Athletic frame. Hits to all fields, line drive approach. Level thru zone. Good bat speed and strength for size. Made nice diving play in CF to save a run, got good reads off the bat.
#9 Luis Beltran – SS | R/R | 5-10/160 | 2016 | Atlantic Community HS | Delray Beach, FL
5/25/14 – In the infield, athletic setup with sure hands. Made nice plays to glove side. Showed good lateral movement and range. Exchange is clean and quick. Has the arm to play at the next level. At the plate, shows good approach with knowledge of the strike zone. Swing path is level, made consistent contact. Line drive type hitter.
#15 Jake Eder – LHP | L/L | 6-2/170 | 2017 | Atlantic Community HS | Ocean Ridge, FL
5/25/14 – Fluid actions. FB had good arm side run, sat 80-84 with fastball. Has body and size to get FB into upper 80s as he matures physically. Works quick, attacked zone. Commanded FB to both sides of the plate. Curve had 1-7 shape in low 70s.
#25 Justin Alintoff – RHP | R/R | 6-1/180 | 2017 | Dwyer HS | Jupiter, FL
5/24/14 – Tall, lanky body. Deceptive motion, hides the ball well. Fastball 79-81 with arm side run. Effective curveball with 10-4 action, can throw it for strikes. Consistently around the zone with fastball and breaking ball.
#77 Kristopher Armstrong – RHP | S/R | 6-3/185 | 2018 | Benjamin School | Jupiter, FL
5/24/14 – Pitched at 84, hit 86 numerous times. FB had arm side run and in good life in general. Curveball was 65-66 with 11-5 action. Also showed a cutter in the mid to upper 70s. Showed good feel for pitching, changed speeds and showed signs of command.
#15 Jack Iervolino – RHP | R/R | 6-0/200 | 2017 | Dwyer HS | Palm Beach Gardens, FL
5/25/14 – Big, durable body. Consistently in the strke zone with FB 83-86. Sharp 66-69 curveball with 11-5 shape. Spotted an effective change as well. Quick feet on picks to 1B. Threw four shutout innings.
#8 Udie Summerall – 1B | L/R | 6-3/230 | 2016 | Palm Beach Gardens HS | Lake Park, FL
5/25/14 – Soft hands and good glove work defensively. At the plate, featured a good left handed swing with power and barrel accuracy. Made hard contact to pull side, including a ball to RCF gap.
5/25/14 – Pitched 79-81, touched 82. Clean arm stroke. Curve was an effective pitch with 10-4 shape in the mid 60s. Around the zone, changed speeds, challenged hitters.
#3 Michael Rothenberg – C | S/R | 6-2/180 | 2017 | Pine Crest School | Boca Raton, FL
5/25/14 – Release times around 2.05-2.1 with accuracy. Low target behind the plate. Blocked well and showed quick feet. Nice swing from both sides of the plate. Doubled from the left side and singled from the right side.
RHP James Reynolds
#17 James Reynolds – RHP | R/R | 5-11/180 | 2016 | Jupiter (FL) HS
5/25/14 – Fastball 84-86 with arm side tail and sink. Curveball 74 with tight spin and sharp action. In the zone, commanded both FB and breaking ball. Bulldog mentality, combined aggressive approach with command to make it quite difficult on opposing hitters.
#4 Derek Schwimer – OF | L/R | 6-0/145 | 2016 | Lincoln Park Academy | Port St. Lucie, FL
5/26/14 – Loose left handed stroke. Quick hands to zone. Good runner down the line, easily into 4.3 range from the left side of the plate. Ran down several balls in CF with combo of speed and route, easy run stride.
#6 Felix Garcia – RHP | R/R | 5-11/165 | 2015 | Palmetto HS | Miami, FL
5/25/14 – Slender, athletic body. Clean delivery, arm worked well. FB 84-86 with arm side tail and sink. CB in low 70s with two plane break. Got through one inning of work with minimal number of pitches.
#29 Ernesto Perez – C | R/R | 6-1/190 | 2016 | South Miami Senior HS | Hialeah, FL
5/25/14 – Big athletic body. Moves well laterally behind the plate to block everthing. Received well also. Pop time of 2.06. Showed pull power at the plate, generated bat speed from hip rotation. Collected two hits including a line drive double down the line, makes an aggressive move thru the zone.
#2 Freddy Zamora – SS | R/R | 6-1/160 | 2017 | Killian HS | Miami, FL
5/24/14 – Shows good range and quick feet. Soft hands with clean exchange and fluid actions. Made two backhand plays along with an unassisted double play. Body has size and stregnth, should continue to get bigger and stronger as he gets older. Arm is already a plus. Balanced approach at the plate with a good idea of the strike zone. Level path, made consistent hard contact. Showed warning track power, hit two doubles and a deep sac fly.
#37 Eddy Arteaga – C | L/R | 6-0/205 | Killian HS | Miami, FL
5/24/14 – Sets up well behind the plate, solid receiver. Got around balls in the dirt to block, showed quick feet. Pop time around 2.15 with clean, quick exchange. Throws had life from hand and carry into target. At the plate, hit from an open setup with toe tap stride to get back to square. Barrel explodes thru the zone, allowing him to consistently deliver line drives into the gap – he collected three doubles along with a single on the day.
#25 A.J. Labas – RHP | R/R | 6-2/190 | 2017 | Eagles View Academy | Orange Park, FL
5/24/14 – Fastball 78-83 with good downward plane from a high three quarters slot. Curve had tight spin and late break. Change was 73 with slight sink. Worked with good tempo and balance. Threw enough strikes to be effective, has room to improve mechanically to improve command and velocity.
#10 Trey Seabrooke – RHP/OF | R/R | 6-1/180 | 2016 | Bishop Kenny | Jacksonville, FL
5/24/14 – Good approach at the plate. Went two for two with a walk, quick hands to the zone. Singled and doubled to the pull side.
#5 Bryce Newman – 2B | L/R | 5-8/145 | 2016 | The Bolles School | Jacksonville, FL
5/25/14 – Short, compact swing. Hits ball to all fields, makes consistent hard contact. Doubled to the opposite field over the LF head, and lined a sharp single to the RCF gap. Aggressive on the bases, got good reads and jumps, and has base stealing ability. In the infield, has quick feet with good range. Makes the backhand play look routine. Shows a strong arm after a clean exchange and turns the double play well. Is the type player that makes things happen.
#11 Ryan Fultz – LHP/OF | L/L | 6-0/190 | 2016 | The Bolles School | Jacksonville, FL
5/26/14 – Well proportioned frame at 6-foot and 190 pounds. Two-way player. Fastball 79-81 from over top slot. Breaking ball in low 70s. Worked quickly and challenged hitters in the zone. Showed left handed extra base power, worked barrel thru the hitting zone well. Made frequent hard contact to pull side and back up the middle of the field. Corner OF type with arm strength to play RF.
#00 Mark Mixon – RHP | R/R | 6-1/155 | 2016 | Yulee HS | Jacksonville, FL
5/25/14 – Slender frame. Sneaky fastball at 82-84 with good arm side run. Strike thrower with FB. Quality 10-4 shape breaking ball in the low 70s. Good mound presence, worked quickly. Showed ability to pitch to both sides of the plate with FB and CB, changed arm angles some as well to offer different look to hitters.
#22 Aldrich de Jong – OF | L/R | 5-8/150 | 2016 | Trinity Christian HS | Boynton Beach, FL
5/23/14 – Shows good approach at plate, level and consistent swing path. Above average power, tripled over the CF head and flew out twice to deep RF. Consistently barreled the ball, showed exceptional bat speed. Takes good routes to balls in the OF, showed good range and evidence of arm strength.
#10 James Marinan – RHP | 6-0/175 | 2017 | Park Vista HS | Boynton Beach, FL
5/23/14 – Balanced delivery, arm works free and clean. Threw FB and secondary pitches for strikes, works ahead in the count and has mound presence well beyond his years. Featured an upper 70s cutter with late action, this served as his out pitch. Fastball was 81-83, pitched inside well to both LHH and RHH. Spins breaking ball as get-me-over type offering, with potential to develop further. Has size and physical ability to develop into a big time college pitcher.
#6 Andrew Lee – RHP | R/R | 6-1/180 | 2018 | Park Vista HS | Boynton Beach, FL
5/23/14 – Fastball sat 79-81. Smooth, efficient delivery with clean and easy actions. Showed two seamer with good down tilt and arm side run. Young and clearly working to find the feel for his breaking ball, which was thrown in the mid 70s with action not consistent with release angle.
#12 Tyler Ahearn – RHP/OF | R/R | 6-2/170 | 2017 | Dwyer HS | Jupiter, FL
5/24/14 – Strong, athletic frame. Balanced, efficient delivery – drop and drive type, but it worked for him. Fastball sat 85-87, got on top and worked downhill. Ball exploded in zone. Pounds fastballs, went right after hitters. Used cutter for out pitch, it sat 84 with late action. Flashes curve at 74 with 11-5 break, throws early in count to keep hitters off balance. Only runner to reach base was picked off, controlled running game well – quick feet with a quick move to 1B.
5/25/14 – Topped at 89, sat around 86.
#9 Xavier Edwards – SS/2B | S/R | 5-7/130 | 2018 | Trinity Christian Academy | Wellington, FL
5/23/14 – Good athlete with speed, turned in 4.47 from the right side of the plate on a base hit. Stole 2B twice, and 3B twice – got great jumps each time. Took good routes to balls to his left and right, and came in well on slow roller. Played thru the ball well with smooth actions, quick exchange on double play ball. Appears to swing the bat a little better from the left side of the plate, has hand-eye coordination from both sides of the plate with better body control and overall stroke left handed. Used the whole field in three at bats, collected an opposite field hit left handed and went back up the middle and to pull side right handed. Contact spray type hitter with usable speed.
#57 Ryan Wimbush – RHP/OF | R/R | 6-2/145 | 2018 | Dwyer HS | Palm Beach Gardens, FL
5/23/14 – Showed confidence and good mound presence. FB 77-80 with some down angle from over top slot. Curveball 63-64 with tight spin and the makings of near 12-6 action. Strike thrower with FB and CB, saw CH between innings but used little if at all during game. Balanced delivery, arm worked well from the glove, and he got some extension out front.
#37 Triston Casas – RHP | L/R | 6-2/210 | 2018 | Flanagan HS | Pembroke Pines, FL
5/25/14 – Projectable young right hander with good mound presence. FB 80-83 with good down angle, located it well to both sides of the plate. Good use of lower half, stayed closed and maintained good direction. CB 70-72 with 11-5 shape and good depth, was thrown with FB arm speed. Located breaking ball as well, and mixed in a handful of CH in low 70s. Potential two-way guy, can handle the bat. Balanced approach, showed ability to keep hands back on off speed stuff, and got the bat thru the zone with life.
#8 Blake Disher – SS/2B | R/R | 5-10/150 | 2016 | Jupiter (FL) HS
5/24/14 – Athletic body. Good actions, moved feet well and showed good hands. Fielded out front, got momentum thru the play towards the target. Was able to make throws on target from multiple angles. Balanced offensive approach. Made hard contact up the middle a couple of times and doubled down the left field line, kept hands inside the ball. Contact, line drive type stroke.
#21 Brett Carter – RHP/1B | R/R | 6-3/170 | 2016 | Jupiter (FL) HS
5/25/14 – Good size, athletic frame at 6-foot-3. Good overall actions. Square stance, hands stayed back, got good separation. Flat thru the zone with some bat speed. Showed barrel accuracy in three quality at bats.
#5 Jeffrey Gerlica – C/3B | R/R | 6-0/160 | 2016 | Lincoln Park Academy | Port St. Lucie, FL
5/25/14 – Balanced approach, showed some rhythm to hit. Level path, made contact and has gap suitable for a corner spot. Soft hands, clean exchange. Throws had carry.
#26 Sam Fockler – C/OF | R/R | 5-10/160 | 2016 | Jupiter HS | Tequesta, FL
5/25/14 – Quick hands to hit, got barrel to zone and worked it thru with speed and life. Raw arm strength ahead of catch and throw skills behind the plate.
#5 Shane Roberts – RHP/C | R/R | 5-10/175 | 2017 | Dwyer HS | Palm Beach Gardens, FL
5/24/14 – Balanced delivery, pauses at the top before moving to the plate. Clean arm path, works free and easy. Fastball jumps out of his hand, sits around 81 and flashes 84. Curveball is his out pitch, has 11-5 shape with tight spin and hard downward action in the mid 60s.
#6 Clay Kelly – 2B/C | R/R | 5-10/160 | 2017 | Benjamin School | Palm Beach Gardens, FL
5/24/14 – Hits from an open stance, gets back to square with prep action – good rhythm and timing, gets front foot down in time. Stays thru the ball well, hit two hard line drives and drove in a run. In the infield, made some nice plays to his glove side. Featured a quick exchange and the ability to throw on the run from multiple arm slots.
#19 Jason Angulo – SS | R/R | 5-8/150 | 2016 | John Leonard | Greenacres, FL
5/25/14 – Decent actions, moves well in the field. 4.5 runner down the line. 2 RBI. Soft hands, creates angles, efficient with footwork, made nice barehanded play coming in on the play. Good defensive awareness.
#18 Moise Carrasco – RHP | R/R | 6-1/170 | 2016 | John Leonard | Greenacres, FL
5/25/14 – Good balance in delivery with fluid, easy actions. Pounds the zone, fastball had good arm side run with late life in the 78-81 range. Topped at 83. Used breaking ball as change of pace, sat 66-69 with 11-5 break. Threw a complete game, seven inning shutout. Got stronger as the game went on.
#16 Taylor D’Agostino – RHP | R/R | 6-3/195 | 2016 | American Heritage | Plantation, FL
5/23/14 – Big body at 6-foot-3 and 195 pounds. Pitched from high 3/4 arm slot, arm worked loose and free. Consistently around the zone, worked fast and had good mound presence. FB 80-81 with arm side run, CB 64-66 with some late break and 10-4 shape. Gave up only 1 win in victory.
#3 Ramon Ripoll – SS/2B | R/R | 6-2/155 | 2017 | Westminster Academy | Ft. Lauderdale, FL
5/25/14 – Great base runner, used speed along with great reads and jumps to collect four stolen bases. Quick hands to hit, got barrel to zone well. Doubled twice, once to pull side and once to oppo gap. High energy, aggressive player. In the infield, showed good footwork and range.
#10 Ryan Moore – CF | R/R | 6-7/210 | 2018 | St. Thomas Aquinas HS | Ft. Lauderdale, FL5/25/14 – Tall, long frame with room to fill out at 6-foot-7 and 210 pounds. Got good reads in the OF, tracked ball well and showed ability to run balls down with his long strides. Got great extension, kept bat head moving thru the zone. Line drive stroke with some power, lined a double thru left center gap and also drove a ball to the pull side warning track.
#24 Zachary Goberville – SS/3B | L/R | 6-2/155 | 2018 | Westminster Academy | Lighthouse Point, FL
5/25/14 – Lean, athletic build. In the infield, made a nice play to his glove side. Showed quick reactions and some range, along with a strong arm across the diamond. Showed pull power, doubled twice to RF – once down the line and again to the gap. Good situational at bat with runner in scoring position, shows some feel for hitting and plate discipline.
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#11 Christian Sosa – SS | R/R | 5-7/150 | 2018 | Pompano Beach, FL
5/25/14 – Good athletic body. Soft hands with good feet in the infield. Always in the right position. Good lateral movement and range. Clean exchange, quick first step. Fields out front and plays with momentum thru to target. Good speed on bases, got good reads and jumps. Level swing thru zone, balanced approach.
#27 Tye Crittenberger – RHP | R/R | 5-8/150 | 2018 | Cardinal Gibbons | Lighthouse Point, FL
5/25/14 – Threw complete game in semi-finals. Allowed one earned run. Efficient with his pitches, pitched to contact and let the defense make plays behind him. Topped at 75.
#17 Victor Valderrama – SS | R/R | 5-8/132 | 2018 | Palmetto HS | Miami, FL
5/24/14 – High energy player, plays hard. Bat control type hitter, wiling to bunt for hits. Short, compact stroke, gets barrel to the ball. Showed good plate discipline. Smooth fielder with soft hands, dependable in the infield with a solid arm. Got down the line as well as 4.2 from the right side of the plate.
#1 Daniel Trillo – OF | R/R | 5-8/145 | 2017 | Killian HS | Miami, FL
5/25/14 – Showed athletic actions all around. Aggressive on the bases with usable speed. Tracked pitches well, and worked the barrel to contact quickly. Has hand-eye coordination for barrel accuracy.
#6 Anthony Vargas – IF | R/R | 5-7/165 | 2017 | Southridge HS | Miami, FL
5/25/14 – Versatile defensive infielder, showed quick reactions with good hands and arm strength at third base. Loose, quick right handed stroke. Made several good passes for solid contact up the middle and the other way.
#28 Patrick Crawley – 1B | R/R | 6-2/185 | 2018 | American Heritage | Delray Beach, FL
5/24/14 – Big strong body. Balanced hitter with a simple approach. Uses the whole field, hits the ball where it’s pitched. Singled up the middle and made hard contact to the opposite field.
#24 Cameron Mahorn – no additional roster info provided by coach
5/23/14 – Built similar to current Houston Astros OF Dexter Fowler, slender and wiry build with long limbs. No standout results today, but certainly merits a close follow.
#7 Sean Maletzke – SS | R/R | 5-7/128 | 2018 | Jupiter, FL
5/23/14 – Good command of pitches, moved FB and CB to both sides of plate. FB had some arm side run in low 70s. Usable low to mid 60s breaking ball. Good mound presence, fielded position well.
#2 Brendan Power – SS | R/R | 5-6/130 | 2018 | Kings Academy | Wellington, FL
5/25/14 – Baseball player type with loose, quick actions. Featured soft hands and a quick release, moved light on his feet. Has great awareness and feel for the game. Hit in leadoff spot, showed short quick stroke. Coordinated move allowed him to maintain strength thru contact.
#42 Tyler McKenzie – SS | R/R | 5-7/120 | 2018 | Loxahatchee, FL
5/25/14 – Lean build with long limbs and a high waist. Quick hands to zone, whipped barrel thru the zone. Has some leverage in stroke. Solid defensive actions at 2B. Projectable young player.
#51 Logan Cook – RHP/1B | L/R | 6-1/185 | 2018 | Park Vista HS | Lake Worth, FL
5/25/14 – Has two-way potential. Has leverage in left handed stroke, ball got off barrel with good life. Kept strength thru contact, allowing him to generate pull side power. Fastball was around the plate at 77-78. Was able to consistently land 64-66 curve, showed great feel for the pitch. Appeared to throw a little harder version up to 71, and also threw a low 70s change.
#77 Kristopher Armstrong – RHP/SS | S/R | 6-2/180 | 2018 | Benjamin School | Jupiter, FL
5/23/14 – Large frame with plenty of room to fill out, along with quality baseball bloodlines – making him quite the projectable young player. Showed a quality left handed stroke in two at bats, for hard contact to LF and RF. Appears to have some feel to hit. Played SS today, showed capability to make necessary plays.
#21 Keifer Wilkerson – LHP/OF | R/L | 6-0/175 | 2018 | Jupiter (FL) HS
5/24/14 – Works quick, fastball had sink at 74-79. Balanced delivery with good direction. Pitched on a good downward angle, hides the ball well. One to watch, has upside.
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#13 Jonny Mondo – 1B | L/L | 5-7/195 | 2018 | Dwyer HS | Jupiter, FL
5/23/14 – Physically strong. Balanced hitter with good plate, used the whole field – as evidence in base hits to deep LF, double to RCF.
#15 Blake Bohlman – 2B | R/R | 5-3/120 | 2018 | Jupiter (FL) HS
5/23/14 – Short, compact stroke. Line drive type hitter, used the whole field – collected hits to CF and RF. Composed and balanced in batters box.
#55 Alex Nicholaou – 1B | L/L | 6-0/145 | 2018 | Palm Beach Gardens (FL) HS
5/25/14 – Aggressive approach, likes to swing at first pitch fastball. Line drive hitter, uses the whole field. Quiet setup, soft front side on landing. Quick to zone and works barrel thru the zone well. Has a knack for hard contact. Has room to fill into his body as he physically matures.
#34 Nicholas Kashuba – C | R/R | 5-8/160 | 2018 | Palm Beach Gardens HS | North Palm Beach, FL
5/25/14 – Receives well, quiet behind the plate with minimal movement of body. Blocked everything, did a great job on balls in the dirt – worked well laterally and deadended the ball. Showed good leadership skills and awareness defensively. Quick hands to hit, turned on inside pitch. Short, compact stroke.
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Ozzie Millet | 3B | R/R | 2016 | Terra HS | Miami, FL
5/25 – Had a four hit game. Showed great barrel accuracy, solid contact to all fields. Good situational awareness, and plate discipline. Showed power to pull side. Quick hands to hit, showed some bat speed. Short to ball, hands stayed back on off speed. Heads up runner on the bases.