2008 Pitcher/Catcher Indoor Showcase
2008 Top Prospects
- RHP - 2008 - Masonville, IA
Still in basketball and coming off football injury (collarbone), threw loose and easy.
- RHP - 2008 - Highland, IL
Highly athletic, very life fastball to 93 mph, big breaking slider, plus command potential.
- RHP - 2008 - Ingleside, IL
Big strong body, sits at 92 mph, power pitcher’s profile, surprisingly good feel for curveball/change/split.
- RHP - 2008 - Shakopee, MN
90-92 mph fastball, very projectable 6-5, 190 lb build, limited pitching experience, very high ceiling.
- RHP - 2008 - Kaukauna, WI
FB steady at 90 mph, good balanced delivery, upper 70’s curveball is potential plus pitch.
- RHP - 2008 - Eden Prairie, MN
6-4, 225, smooth delivery and arm action, four quality pitches including upper 80’s fastball.
Charles (CJ) Rose
- C - 2008 - St. Peters, MO
Very good athletic build, FB to 91 mph, ball comes out easy, power curveball, conversion from catcher.
- RHP - 2008 - Maple Grove, MN
Long and lanky 6-5, 170 lb build, very projectable, fastball tops at 88 mph.
- RHP - 2008 - Onalaska, WI
Athletic 6-5, 195 lb build, long loose arm action, 86 mph fastball, good slider and split finger.
- LHP - 2008 - Ottawa, IL
Big southpaw, very live mid 80’s fastball, have seen upper 80’s, curveball is a quality pitch.
- LHP - 2008 - Crystal Lake, IL
Big and loose lefty, FB is 86 mph with life, big breaking curveball, plus command potential.
- RHP - 2008 - Dodgeville, WI
Long, loose arm action, good projection, three quality pitches, fastball tops at 87 mph.
- RHP - 2008 - St Charles, MO
Tall and projectable build, fastball tops at 88 mph, late breaking curveball.
- RHP - 2008 - Luxemburg, IA
Extra strong build, very heavy fastball touches 89 mph, big sweeping slider.
- RHP - 2008 - Iowa City, IA
Athletic right hander, mid 80’s FB and have seen upper 80’s, knows how to pitch, good command.
- C - 2008 - Bettendorf, IA
Another left handed hitting catcher with bat speed, projectable build, strong arm.
- OF - 2008 - New London, WI
Athlete with strength, very good bat speed, attacks pitches, also mid 80’s lefty.
C. Colin Kish
- OF - 2008 - Worcester, PA
Very projectable 6-4, 190 lb build, good bat speed, power potential, strong run/throw tools outdoors.
- OF - 2008 - St Louis, MO
Big, strong frame, quick bat, hits the ball hard to all fields, projects power.
- MIF - 2008 - Muscatine, IA
Live athletic body, good extension in swing, has bat speed, projects very well.
- C - 2008 - Naperville, IL
Very good defensive catcher, plus quickness, aggressive line drive hitter with bat speed.
- OF - 2008 - Robins, IA
Aflac All-American like RHP B.J. Hermsen and in the middle of basketball. Took BP and looked like he was in great shape.
- 2B - 2008 - Monee, IL
National level 2-way prospect, quick twitch athlete, hit the ball very well, also 92 mph off the mound.
2009 Top Prospects
- RHP - 2009 - St Charles, MO
Power pitcher’s build, 92 mph fastball, hard curveball, attacks hitters and intimidates, high ceiling.
- RHP - 2009 - Sioux City, IA
Fastball to 92 mph, good curveball, throws easy with command, short but athletic.
- LHP - 2009 - Rolling Meadow, IL
Nice framed 6-4 southpaw, 88 mph present fastball, projects well, slider best secondary pitch.
- OF - 2009 - Wheaton, IL
Simple delivery, plus command potential, three very good pitches, 88 mph FB/CB/Chg, knows how to pitch.
- RHP - 2009 - Batavia, IL
Power pitcher’s build, very heavy upper 80’s fastball, good slider potential.
- RHP - 2009 - Fort Dodge, IA
Lean 6-3 build, very loose and fast arm, touches 89 mph, lots of projection.
- RHP - 2009 - Orland Park, IL
Easy balanced delivery, 87 mph fastball, excellent command potential, good curveball.
- RHP - 2009 - Rochester Hills, MI
Fastball to 87 mph, good physical projection, can make the ball move, deceptive delivery.
- RHP - 2009 - Cottleville, MO
84-87 mph fastball, very good command/delivery, big breaking slider is an out pitch.
Samuel "Kale" Gaden
- C - 2009 - Stillwater, OK
Left handed hitting catcher, short and quick swing, good hitter, athletic actions defensively.
- C - 2009 - Hudson, WI
Switch-hitter, bat speed from both sides, has power potential, quick and agile catcher with arm strength.
- MIF - 2009 - River Forest, IL
Very aggressive hitter, plus bat speed, knows how to hit, nice power for a middle infielder.
- 1B - 2009 - Palos Park, IL
Plus strength, good hands hitting, very good bat speed, squares up everything, power potential.
2010 Top Prospects
W. Keenan Kish
- INF/RHP - 2010 - Worcester, PA
Excellent projection, mid 80’s fastball, good feel for both CB and SL.
- RHP - 2010 - Zionsville, IN
88 mph fastball for a 2010, nice feel for live 2-seamer, big breaking slider.
- RHP - 2010 - Peru, IL
Very athletic young pitcher, four quality present pitches, mid 80’s fastball and can pitch.
- 3B - 2010 - Davenport, IA
Extra strong 2010 prospect, very good bat speed/power potential, can really hit.