2018 Ryan Lemmon Invitational

Saturday, March 31 – Wednesday, April 4
Windrow Sports Park – Irvine, CA

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* PLEASE NOTE: Players written up on the scouting blog were identified by our scouting staff based on the demonstration of notable tool(s) and/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. However, a performance WITHOUT the presence of requisite tool(s) and/or skill(s) IS NOT considered standout — we are looking for players with the tool(s) and/or skill(s) to play beyond the high school level.

Ayala High School

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#12 Ethan Rivera – RHP 2020
Has good feel for all pitches in any count with downward action. FB: 85mph. Lives on the bottom part of the zone. Stays in line very well with a repetitive motion.

John Pappas C 2019

#9 John Pappas – C 2019
Has a slim athletic build. Soft but firm with his receiving. Blocks very well all pitches and very soft back to the plate.

#3 Kyle Velazquez – SS 2018
Quick twitch player with good first step reads/ angles and solid hands. Shows good carry across the field. At he plate he possesses natural lift without effort that has strength in swing from a LC approach from behind the ball. On field leader.

#6 Joe Naranjo – 1B 2019
Plus pop from the left side of the plate that uses all fields. Quiet, simple, patient approach that recognizes pitches early and stays in his plan. Advanced hitter.

#7 Daniel Mendez – OF/C 2018
Flat, quick, direct path at the plate that uses all fields from behind be ball in a gap approach that shows strength to all fields.

#26 Curtis Nagel – LHP 2018
79-82,83. Flashes arm side run.  Works both sides of the plate. Breaking ball with 2/8 shape for strikes. Under control actions on the mound with good tempo. Competitor on the mound that does not get rattled.

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Bountiful High School

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Brea Olinda High School

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Andrew Ryan CF 2019

#30 Andrew Ryan – CF 2019
Strong, tall, athletic build. Gap-to-gap power. Aggressive at the plate, handles the inner half of the plate well. Good speed and instincts on the bases. Gets good reads and jumps in the outfield and covers a lot of ground.

#12 Eric Walker – RHP 2018
Lean athletic build – Complete Game shutout, scattered 4 hits, mixed pitches very well commanding FB, slider and change to both sides of plate. 69 total pitches with 51 of them for strikes.

#15 Scott Gackstetter – INF 2019
Athletic build, aggressive approach, flashes pull side hard contact. Moves well around bases with good instincts.

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Canyon High School

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#32 JT Kwary – RHP 2019
Tall a slender frame with loose and easy delivery. Showed fastball command at 84-85mph.

Troy Melton RHP 2018

#7 Troy Melton – RHP/C 2018
Pop time of 1.94, with quick actions and a loose arm. Off the mound he has downward action, 85-87 with the FB topping at 88 & 76-81 with a sharp slider with 10-4 action. Big competitor. SDSU Commit.

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Capo Valley High School

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#9 Matt Comnos – LHP 2018
Lean athletic build, FB 82-86mph with a good 1/7 tilt CB and a very good firm change-up that looks like a slider at 78mph

#15 Blake Fitzgerald – C 2018
Athletic receiver with a quick release to throw, good set up to LH swing that is on plane through the middle and uses the whole field

#1 Jack Haley – SS 2020
Lean athlete with easy actions and a strong arm at SS, easy bat path at the plate and flashed pull side pop, also runs really well

#11 Danny Tiotuico – 2B 2019
Good athletic build, strong lower half, good actions at 2B, strong set-up in the box, good rhythm to easy bat path, uses the whole field

#22 Ryan Daugherty – LHP 2018
Smooth delivery with some fastball command at 83-86mph with some late movement to the arm side. Flash a changed up with good arm speed that kept hitters off balanced at 72–73 mph.

Nathan Manning OF 2019

#14 Nathan Manning – OF 2019
Lean athletic frame, plus range in the OF with good angles. At the plate works to stay inside with a flat path and good extension. Flashes leverage to both gaps. Nice frame with upside.

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Centennial High School

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#12 Caleb Bennett – RHP 2020
6’4 slender frame with rm to grow. Loose and easy arm speed. FB 84-86 with slight run along with a power curve.

#26 Jacob Riddle – 3B/OF 2019
Solid frame. Flashed next level bat speed along with some opposite field pop from the right side.

#10 Shawn Hepler – RHP 2019
Athletic smooth delivery, 85-87 FB with arm side run, a plus CB sharp 12/6 73mph and flashed a good CH… all pitches in any count

Steven Diaz RHP 2019

#1 Steven Diaz – RHP 2019
Fastball 79-82 with downhill plane to both sides of plate. Breaking ball: 12/6 shape and flashes 11/5 shape as well. Change-up: 67-71 with sink. Ability to mix all pitches with feel for the count at same arm speed. Loose arm actions with easy tempo.

#6 Dallas Haggerty – OF 2018
Balanced, patient approach with loose hands to extension from a direct, compact swing. Middle to opposite field path that is on plane. Quiet rhythm.

#32 Randy Collado – SS 2019
Rangy quick twitch actions from a good first step read. Good angles to baseball that reads hops. Plays low and athletic as he shows multiple arm angles with good strength. Patient approach at the plate with feel from a compact/ direct path that looks to use all fields. Stays balanced in base and hits from behind the ball.

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Dana Hills High School

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#16 Dante Jackson – LHP 2020
Lean and tall frame with room to fill out. Chris Sale type build/arm angle. FB: 78-82 with arm side run and sink SL: 68-71 with 2-8 break. Holding Canyon HS hitters to 1 hit and 0 runs through 4 innings of the championship game. Striking out the side in the 4th.

#7 Zach Waters – SS 2019
Lean athletic frame with sound actions at SS, moves well laterally with soft hands and plus arm strength. Offensively smooth on time rhythm with ability to stay inside the baseball and good feel for barrel.

#18 Thomas Buckanavage – OF 2020
Lean athletic frame – Good balance and feel for barrel, aggressive path with hard contact to pull side. Flashes good extension with a pair of extra base hits.

CJ Zwahlen RHP 2021

#8 CJ Zwahlen – RHP 2021
Slim athletic build, good arm side run with FB 83-85mph. Breaking ball is sharp with downward action at 66-68.

#14 Logan Gallina – C 2019
Strong athletic build, very good blocking pitches in the dirt. A little stiff receiving, but solid overall defensively. Throws well to all bases with an average pop time.

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El Modena High School

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#17 Nick Hansen – 3B 2018
Strong, flat swing with good extension and lower half action that works in a middle approach. Ball jumps off of bat with back spin. Consistent 3b with soft hands and good reads. Good carry across.
4/2: Clean easy delivery with a good downhill plane, 82-86mph, with good feel for a change up at 71-72mph

#5 A.J. Esperanza – C 2018
Flat, whole-field approach swing that has some feel for the barrel and can spray the ball from a line drive path. Sure receiver behind the plate that sticks and beats ball to spot. Soft to block and shows some range laterally.

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Irvine High School

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#7 Marc Filia – 2019 C/OF
Strong athletic build with a plus arm in the OF. Moves well and covers ground.

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Laguna Beach High School

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#22 Blake Burzell – RHP 2018
Tall lanky build, very protectable pro body, FB: 90-95mph with clean easy delivery and showed a tight slider at 78-79mph

#12 Jack Loechner – RHP 2018
Tall slender frame with fluid mechanics. Loose and easy arm action with FB at 84-86 with some downhill action along with some late movement has a feel for his secondary pitches lots of room for growth at the next level.

#15 Eric Silva – RHP/INF 2020
Wiry athletic frame, on the bump quick arm with life. Good direction and effortless delivery. FB has late run sitting 86-88. At the plate simple easy rhythm with good balance and direction that stays through middle of field. On the mound, fastball touched 90mph, slider at 75, good arm speed, 10/4 action, late deception and break, can throw for a strike and put away pitch

#8 Cutter Clawson – LHP 2019
Long lean frame with room to fill. Committed to BYU easy arm swing with a compact delivery. FB has natural arm side run. Cb 72-74 with 1/7 action and can throw for strike and put away pitch. Loose arm that will continue to get stronger.

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LB Millikan High School

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#16 Kelly Hawkshaw – RHP 2018
Slender frame with room to grow. FB 82-86 with slight downward moment command is still developing flashed slider and change up with the slider 11-4 action at 72-74 and change with some depth at 74. Good upside for Hawkshaw at the next level.

#2 Christian Yogi – SS/C 2020
Quiet middle approach from an on plane swing that is flat, simple, loose swing that’s in rhythm. Good feel in approach and pitch selection

#15 Julian Aguilar – RHP 2019
Fastball at 88-90 early in putting with slight run. Worked both sides of the plate. 70-72 breaking ball with 11/5 shape at medium to late break. Change up at 75-78 with good, deceptive arm speed. At the plate: flat oath that stays inside the ball that can use all fields in a line drive approach. Stays simple in swing with good feel for the barrel.

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Los Alamitos High School

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#35 Zachary Locke – RHP 2020
Lots of room for growth, fluid motion, late downward action with the FB at 84mph. Sharp and late break with his slider (11-5). Battles, competes and shows no emotion up or down.

#23 Lucas Gonzalez – SS 2018
Loose quick actions with soft hands. Good range with quality angles and routes to ball. Shows multiple arm angles and reads hops/ makes adjustments. Simple approach with compact, quick, direct path.

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Marina High School

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#21 Austin Hallman – OF/RHP 2019
Tall, athletic build. Smooth delivery from the mound. Fastball sat at 82-84, topping at 85. Commanded both sides of the plate with fastball. Mixed in curveball that sat between 67-69.

#8 Rocco Peppi – SS 2020
Lean wiry frame sure handed SS with good lateral footwork. Offensively short compact stroke works to spray the ball on a line.

#27 Cory Lewis – 1B 2019
Big strong frame committed to UC Santa Barbara – good extension to pull side gap. Big target at 1B with plus actions around the bases.

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Pacifica High School

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#3 Hagen Foreman – CF 2019
Lean athletic frame, plays a sound OF with good closing speed and angles made a diving catch early in game. Short compact swing with good balance. Ability to spray ball on a line to all fields.

#5 Joshua Miranda – OF 2018
Solid frame, middle to opposite field approach, flashed college level bat speed

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Roosevelt High School

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#20 Anthony Corrales – RHP 2019
Tall, lean athletic build, quick arm swing and gets downhill with FB: 83-89mph, repeats delivery well, small tight break on the slider 70-75mph, really good upside

#22 Jack Drury – C 2018
Smith left handed oath that is direct from a middle of field approach as a line drive hitter with loose hands. Stays in base and uses lower half well and head stays quiet.

#26 Jake Skipworth – 3B/RHP 2019
Fast bat speed with whippy, hands/ bat path and good extension.  Strong swing with middle approach and a good lower half trigger that. Reads hops well with solid hands and picks through hops. Above average carry across.
4/2: Pitches downhill at 84-88mph with a good tight slider, 10/4 tilt at 75-77mph… closed out a win with ease

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San Juan Hills High School

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#20 Grant Vurpillat – LHP 2018
FB: 83-85mph, keeps hitters off balance

#5 Matt Alexander – RHP 2018
Smooth delivery. Straight over the top with a fastball at 82-84 with good late movement. Flashed good command of FB.

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Trabuco Hills High School

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#14 Bronson Yager – LHP 2019
6’1 190 solid frame. Fastball 82-86mph likes to work downhill command looks to be still developing flashed a sharp 1-7 curve with some feel.

#34 Dylan Tanner – C 2019
Strong athletic frame, SDSU commit. Strong wrist and soft hands, blocks well and moves laterally quickly. Strong arm to go with quick feet showing a 1.79 in game pop time.

#10 Robbie Weisskittle – 1B 2019
Strong framed corner INF, who was DH’ing. At the plate short compact swing as works to hit the ball on a line with good balance. Flashes some leverage to pull side.

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Tustin High School

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#18 Matthew Elizadale – C 2018
6’4 Physical frame, showed in game blocking abilities, smooth receiving skills, quick transfer & arm strength. 2.09, 2.08, & 2.10(from knees) in between innings.

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University High School

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Jake Rome OF 2019

#6 Jake Rome – OF 2019
Jake has a strong solid build with above average speed. Doubles to the opposite field gap well. Runs very well around the bases and covers ground in the OF.

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Valencia High School

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#16 Ryan Kysar – RHP 2020
FB Velocity: 87-89 with late arm side run BB: 75-76 with sharp 12-6 break. Has great feel for both pitches and keeps same arm speed with both. Definitely a plus arm.

Davis Cop 3B 2019

#1 Davis Cop – 3B 2019
Lean athletic frame with quick defensive actions and plus range. Arm plays well with some carry and a quick release. At plate line drive type hitter with good balance and good barrel awareness. Spark plug type player

#9 Sam Stulman – RHP 2018
Pomona Pitzer commit, Compact delivery with good direction and balance. Works to both sides of plate with some run on his FB that sat 82-85.

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Valencia High School (Placentia)

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#24 Cole Seward – RHP 2021
Strong broad frame with lots of room to grow as a freshman. FB is 80-82 range topping out at 84.  BB at 76 with 11-5 action. Even keeled with his emotions on the mound and continues to compete with bad defensive play behind him. Keep an eye on this guy as he develops.

#44 Kyle Crane – RHP 2018
Complete game 1 hit shutout, mixed pitches very well working both sides of plate. FB sat 82-84 and using his off speed efficiently. Hides ball well from a compact delivery.

#16 Niko Santamaria – OF 2019
Athletic frame with good closing speed and angles in the OF and quick release with some carry. Good feel for barrel and stays inside well with good balance. Hands are quick through zone on a flat plane with gap to gap leverage.

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Woodbridge High School

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#2 Jackson Lyon – CF 2018
Flat path from an easy leg kick rhythm that can use all fields from hitting behind the baseball. Good reads in the outfield with good angles, closing speed and arm strength.
4/4: FB 86-87mph

#23 Will Rudy – SS 2019
Plays smooth and light on his feet with loose actions. Good range laterally and holds good carry across the field and from the hole. At the plate, he is quick to contact with some loft. Aggressive to middle part of the field from a gap approach.
4/2: FB: 84-86mph, complete game

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Yorba Linda High School

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#25 Ricky Lane – OF 2019
Slim athletic build, moves very well in Center. Has a nice flat bat path creating some backspin. Middle opposite field approach, can drive the ball to opposite field gap.

#4 Blake Faddoul – SS 2018
Smooth and slick middle infielder with exceptional range, outstanding arm, and soft hands from SS

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Top Fastball Velocities

Velo First & Last Name High School POS GRAD
95 Blake Burzell Laguna Beach RHP 2018
90 Julian Aguilar LB Millikan RHP 2019
90 Eric Silva Laguna Beach RHP 2020
89 Anthony Corrales Roosevelt RHP 2019
89 Ryan Kysar Valencia RHP 2020
89 Jake Skipworth Roosevelt RHP 2019
88 Troy Melton Canyon RHP 2018
88 Hayden Merda San Juan Hills RHP 2018
87 Shawn Hepler Centennial RHP 2019
87 Cory Lewis Marina RHP 2019
87 Jackson Lyon Woodbridge RHP 2018
86 Scott Armstrong Woodbridge RHP 2018
86 Caleb Bennett Centennial RHP 2020
86 Matt Comnos Capo Valley LHP 2018
86 Ryan Daugherty Capo Valley LHP 2018
86 Nick Hansen El Modena RHP 2018
86 Kelly Hawkshaw LB Millikan RHP 2018
86 Jack Loechner Laguna Beach RHP 2018
86 Will Rudy Woodbridge RHP 2019
86 Andrew Sojka Marina RHP 2019
86 Rhys Stevens Capo Valley RHP 2019
86 Grant Vurpillat San Juan Hills LHP 2018
86 Bryce Willits Capo Valley RHP 2018
86 Bronson Yager Trabuco Hills LHP 2019
85 Austin Hallman Marina RHP 2019
85 JT Kwart Canyon RHP 2019
85 Ethan Rivera Ayala RHP 2020
85 Sam Stulman Valencia RHP 2018
85 CJ Zwahlen Dana Hills RHP 2021
84 Matt Alexander San Juan Hills RHP 2018
84 Kyle Crane Valencia RHP 2018
84 Zachary Locke Los Alamitos RHP 2020
84 Cole Seward Valencia RHP 2021
83 Curtis Nagel Ayala LHP 2018

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