2012 Sunshine West Showcase

2012 Top Prospects

John Battaglia - OF - 2012 - Ramona, CA
Athletic player who ran a 6.86 and showed good defensive actions in the outfield. Switch hitter who swings it well from both sides. Good bat speed and swing path with hitting tools.

Benjamin Liogon - OF - 2012 - Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Showed solid all around tools running a 6.96 and throwing 84 MPH across the infield. Has good bat speed and makes hard contact. Showed some power potential and hitting tools.

Justin Land - RHP - 2012 - North Las Vegas, NV
Tall RHP with fastball up to 84 MPH. Throws a big sweeping slider with good break to it. Has good control of both pitches and showed pitchability.

2013 Top Prospects

Stephen Gonsalves - LHP - 2013 - San Marcos, CA
Legit two way guy, very athletic with plenty of tools. Up to 91 on mound with a loose easy arm action and good down plane. Showed CB potential with tight spin. Ran a 6.7 and showed hitting tools with some pop.

Ian Clarkin - LHP - 2013 - San Diego, CA
Pitched well up to 91 MPH. Good run on FB when down and showed a sharp CB. Showed feel and command of it in 3rd inning of work. Deceptive CH, 3 quality pitches for strikes.

Gosuke Katoh - 2B - 2013 - , CA
Impact player in all phases of the game. Plus actions at 2B, very quick transfers, can really run, good bat speed and swing at the plate. Has juice, disruptive on the base paths, great make up.

Adrian De Horta - RHP - 2013 - La Puente, CA
Showed good command of his fastball up to 91 MPH with a plus change up. Showed pitchability and threw 3 quality pitches for strikes. Recently up to 94 MPH.

Ryan Olson - RHP - 2013 - Covina, CA
Projectable RHP up to 91 MPH. Pitched downhill well good action on FB. Threw a good curveball at 77 MPH with tight spin. Projectable velocity and stuff.

Ryan McCarvel - C - 2013 - Moreno Valley, CA
Very toolsy and athletic player. Ran a 6.79 and popped a 1.83 at 84 MPH in the workout. Showed a confident easy swing with big time pop and power potential.

Andrew Brown - SS - 2013 - Chula Vista, CA
Fast twitch athletic player with hitting tools. Ran a 6.75 and threw 84 across the infield. Showed good bat speed and squared the ball up well. Has some juice, projectable tools.

Michael Martin - RHP - 2013 - San Diego, CA
Strong RHP up to 88 MPH. Throws 3 pitches for strikes and showed pitchability. Good sink on CH and feel for CB.

Nick Costello - 3B - 2013 - Claremont, CA
Strong player with good tool set. Made a couple of great diving defensive plays in game. Has arm strength up to 84 MPH across infield with carry. Plays hard, has hitting tools with some pop.

Mark Karaviotis - SS - 2013 - Kihei, HI
Showed very good actions on the infield with arm strength up to 86 MPH across the infield. Has good bat speed with hitting tools. Good contact in game, solid prospect.

Mason Fishback - C - 2013 - Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Showed very good receiving skills in game and popped a 1.96 at 76 MPH in the workout. Solid tools all around. Has bat speed with gap pop.

Andrew Wright - LHP - 2013 - San Diego, CA
Athletic LHP up to 88 MPH with his fastball. Pitches downhill with some sink and arm side run on FB. Raw secondary stuff but projects to really improve.

John Gamble - RHP - 2013 - Escondido, CA
Good arm strength up to 88 MPH on the mound with body control and balance in delivery. Flashed an 11/5 curveball with occasional hard bite. Pitched downhill well and projects for more velocity.

Deandre Simpson - RHP - 2013 - Spring Valley, CA
Solid two way guy up to 87 on the mound with a heavy sinking FB. Showed pitchability with feel for slider and change up. Change up could develop into a plus pitch. Swung the bat well with bat speed and pop.

Ian Clark - RHP - 2013 - San Ramon, CA
Big strong RHP up to 88 MPH with his FB. Showed hard spin on his slider that projects to be a quality pitch.

Jack Morello - RHP - 2013 - Los Angeles, CA
Athletic RHP up to 88 MPH. Has arm strength and velocity projects some. Showed a good curveball with tight spin.

Vincent Mori - SS - 2013 - Oceanside, CA
Strong player with solid tools. Outplays his tools and plays hard. Has good swing with bat speed and hitting tools.

Cole Taylor - C - 2013 - Santa Clarita, CA
Strong stocky player with good present power. Hit 2 long home runs in BP and made solid game contact. Receives well and has some catch and throw tools.

Javier Alvarez - OF - 2013 - Long Beach, CA
Good arm strength from the outfield at 89 MPH with carry on his throws. He has good bat speed and extension in his swing. Pitches with a quick whippy arm action and an 11/5 curveball with tight spin. Solid two-way guy.

Brandon Evans - OF - 2013 - Somis, CA
Fast twitch athlete with good arm strength up to 86 MPH and good defensive actions. Has good bat speed at the plate with extension in his swing. Good hitting tools.

Harrison Simon - RHP - 2013 - Los Angeles, CA
Projectable RHP who ran his fastball up to 85 MPH. Throws a heavy fastball with some arm side run. Gets depth on his 11/5 curveball. Interesting follow.

Anthony Aguila - OF - 2013 - Highland, CA

Mark Cardinalli - 1B - 2013 - San Jose, CA

Doug Clapperton - OF - 2013 - Calgary, AB

Jake Colombo - RHP - 2013 - Cave Creek, AZ

Patrick Dayton - LHP - 2013 - San Diego, CA

Lucas DeRose - RHP - 2013 - Corona, CA

Evan Engelhardt - LHP - 2013 - San Diego, CA

Sean Flannery - LHP - 2013 - El Cajon, CA

Hayden Grant - SS - 2013 - Solana Beach, CA

Jose Gudino - C - 2013 - San Diego, CA

Lamon Harvey - SS - 2013 - Las Vegas, NV

Devin Kopas - C - 2013 - Chula Vista, CA

Sage Lewis - OF - 2013 - Los Angeles, CA

Adam Maciel - OF - 2013 - Oxnard, CA

Nico Maida - 2B - 2013 - San Diego, CA

2014 Top Prospects

Jacob Gatewood - SS - 2014 - Clovis, CA
Made everything he did on the field look really easy. Tall lean athletic projectable pro build. Showed excellent bat speed with thunder in his bat. Highest level prospect.

Erik Martinez - RHP - 2014 - West Covina, CA
Athletically build RHP with arm speed and a deceptive delivery. He throws 3 pitches for strikes and his off speed stuff has good movement.

Tommy Pincin - C - 2014 - Upland, CA
High level tools all the way around. Ran a 6.79, popped a 1.93 with 80 MPH velocity. Showed a power bat with big time power potential. Good hitting tools with a strong body.

Nathaniel Alam - OF - 2014 - Placentia, CA
Showed very good hitting tools. Has juice with power potential. Ran a 7.13 and threw 89 MPH from the OF. Good young player.

Marcus Still - OF - 2014 - Queen Creek, AZ
Fast twitch athletic player. Ran the best with a 6.53 and threw 84 MPH across the infield. Showed good hand quickness at the plate with good hitting tools. Projectable young player with big upside.

Tristan Hildebrandt - SS - 2014 - Yorba Linda, CA
Showed good defensive actions on the infield with clean transfers and some arm strength. Showed some hitting tools at the plate with gap pop.

Connor Speed - RHP - 2014 - El Cajon, CA
Projectable RHP with a deceptive David Cone style delivery. Arm works well and ball comes out clean. Throws a projectable 10/4 slider. Also has good outfield actions and some bat speed and extension at the plate.

Nick Cardinale - RHP - 2014 - Henderson, NV
Aggressive approach at the late with bat speed and lift in his swing. Good hitting tools with power potential. Good hands at 1B.

Brandon Langan - 1B - 2014 - Elk Grove, CA
Aggressive swing at the plate with good bat speed and juice in his bat. Has power potential and loose hands in his swing. Projectable velocity with a loose arm action. Solid off speed stuff, legit two-way guy.

Kyle Beadles - RHP - 2014 - Pasadena, CA

Sean Bouchard - 3B - 2014 - San Diego, CA

Austin Curo-Ruis - 3B - 2014 - Lakeside, CA

Christian Donahue - MIF - 2014 - Mililani, HI

Austin Garcia - 1B - 2014 - Henderson, NV

Brett Little - C - 2014 - Sacramento, CA

Michael Martinez - 1B - 2014 - Chula Vista, CA

Harrison McElroy - SS - 2014 - Los Angeles, CA

Carter Owens - RHP - 2014 - Murray, UT

Hudson Pearson - LHP - 2014 - Chula Vista, CA

2015 Top Prospects

Alfonso Rivas - OF - 2015 - Poway, CA
Quality young arm up to 86 MPH on the mound with projectable velocity. Ball comes out clean and easy. Looked good defensively and at the plate as well.

Drew Finley - RHP - 2015 - San Diego, CA
Projectable 83 MPH LHP. Showed good run on his FB with control. Threw 3 pitches for strikes and had feel for both off speed pitches. Swings the bat well and showed hitting tools as well.

Easton Walker - SS - 2015 - Pleasant Grove, UT
Young RHP with fastball up to 85 MPH. Good arm speed with projectable velocity. Throws a sharp 11/5 curveball with good feel for it. Has pitchability and good control.

Blake Burton - 3B - 2015 - San Juan Capistrano, CA
Good arm strength on the infield with carry on his throws. Has an aggressive approach at the plate with good bat speed. Has some pop with power potential.

Justin Bardwell - C - 2015 - Chino Hills, CA

Clayton Dale - OF - 2015 - Fallbrook, CA

Jonah Davis - OF - 2015 - San Diego, CA

Angel Estrada - SS - 2015 - Chula Vista, CA

James Garcia - SS - 2015 - Chino, CA

Matt Roll - RHP - 2015 - Meridian, ID