2010 National Underclass Showcase - Session 3
2011 Top Prospects
- SS - 2011 - Warsaw, MO
Johnny Eierman is a 2011 SS/OF with a 6'1'', 195 lb. frame from Warsaw, MO who attends Warsaw. Eierman is a strong athlete with very good speed and is a good defender in the infield. He shows some tools at the plate and has some good upside.
- 3B - 2011 - Norwood, MA
John Gorman is a 2011 RHP/3B with a 6'2'', 215 lb. frame from Norwood, MA who attends Catholic Memorial. Gorman has a good build and a fastball consistently in the mid-80’s and pounds the zone with it. He also has good upside at the plate
- RHP - 2011 - The Woodland, TX
Michael Clemens is a 2011 RHP with a 6'4'', 205 lb. frame from The Woodland, TX who attends The Woodlands. Clemens has a nice, projectable pitcher’s frame and ran his fastball up to 87 at this event. He throws from a low ¾ arm slot and has a heavy fastball, a big breaking curveball and a change that he is developing.
- C - 2011 - Spring, TX
Matt Sinclair is a 2011 C/1B with a 6'2'', 220 lb. frame from Spring, TX who attends Oak Ridge. Sinclair is a good all-around player with good catching tools, a short and compact swing at the plate, and good pop in his bat.
- OF - 2011 - Ocala, FL
Quinton Hitchcock is a 2011 OF/2B with a 6'1'', 185 lb. frame from Ocala, FL who attends Vanguard. Hitchcock is a very athletic kid with good speed and a strong arm in the outfield. He has some strength in his swing and the ball jumps off his bat.
- MIF - 2011 - Altamonte Springs, FL
Tanner Blackman is a 2011 MIF/OF with a 6'1'', 195 lb. frame from Apopka, FL who attends Lake Brantley. Blackman is a good-looking athlete and has good speed. He has strong hands at the plate, a quick bat, and a short swing..
- OF - 2011 - Apopka, FL
Jordan Strittmatter is a 2011 OF/RHP with a 6'3'', 195 lb. frame from Apopka, FL who attends Lake Brantley. Strittmatter is a good all-around player with good speed, a strong arm, good batspeed and also shows well on the mound. He is a very good follow.
- OF - 2011 - Richmond, VA
Gary LeClair is a 2011 OF with a 5'11'', 170 lb. frame from Richmond, VA who attends The Steward School. Leclair is a good all-around athlete with smooth actions, a strong arm and good speed. He also shows a good approach at the plate with quick hands and has plenty of room to improve.
- C - 2011 - Burbank, IL
Robert Rabakozi is a 2011 C/RHP with a 6'3'', 180 lb. frame from Burbank, IL who attends Reavis. Rabakozi has a tall lean build and is a strong defender behind the plate with good arm strength and is a good receiver. He also has some tools to develop at the plate.
- C - 2011 - Houston, TX
Adonis Askew is a 2011 C/3B with a 6'1'', 195 lb. frame from Houston, TX who attends Klein Forest. Askew has a strong athletic body and has very good speed for a catcher. He produced good pop times in the workout and shows a compact swing at the plate with some pop.
- OF - 2011 - Cohasset, MA
Jeff Cavanaro is a 2011 OF/SS with a 6'1'', 175 lb. frame from Cohasset, MA who attends Cohasset. Cavanaro has a lean, athletic body and is a good defender in the outfield. He has a good balanced swing at the plate, good batspeed, and shows the ability to consistently get the barrel to the ball.
- RHP - 2011 - Hope, RI
Brendan Croce is a 2011 RHP with a 6'3'', 230 lb. frame from Hope, RI who attends LaSalle Academy. Croce is a big and strong righthander with a mid-80’s fastball. He has a short arm action and extends well to the plate and showed a tight slider.
- 1B - 2011 - Madison, NJ
Robert Fonseca is a 2011 1B/OF with a 6'1'', 195 lb. frame from Madison, NJ who attends Seton Hall Prep. Fonseca has a strong body and has good raw tools at the plate. He showed good batspeed, quick hands, and made hard contact.
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- 3B - 2011 - Pennsauken, NJ
Tomas Rivera is a 2011 IF/RHP with a 5'10'', 165 lb. frame from Pennsauken, NJ who attends Montverde Academy. Rivera has an athletic body and is a good defender in the infield with a strong arm. He has good tools at the plate and puts the barrel on the ball consistently.
- 3B - 2011 - Jacksonville, FL
Kellen Creech is a 2011 3B/RHP with a 6'1'', 200 lb. frame from Jacksonville, FL who attends Mandarin Christian. Creech has good strength in his swing and has some natural lift. The ball jumps off his bat well and he has a room for improvement as well.
- SS - 2011 - Eau Claire, WI
Tyler Hermann is a 2011 SS/RHP with a 6'1'', 200 lb. frame from Eau Claire, WI who attends Eau Claire North. Hermann has a strong athletic body and good speed. He has good rhythm to his swing and a polished approach at the plate.
- SS - 2011 - Oklahoma City, OK
Jace James is a 2011 SS/RHP with a 6'0'', 195 lb. frame from Oklahoma City, OK who attends Putnam City North. James, a primary third baseman, showed very well on the mound this event. He has a mid-80’s fastball with late life and his arm works well.
2012 Top Prospects
- C - 2012 - Miami, FL
Chris Chinea is a 2012 C/1B/3B/OF with a 6'0'', 205 lb. frame from Miami, FL who attends Gulliver School. Chinea is a special young player that seems to do everything well on a baseball field. He is a very good defensive catcher and has some thunder in his bat.
- RHP - 2012 - Sugar Land, TX
Mitchell Traver is a 2012 RHP/1B with a 6'7'', 230 lb. frame from Sugar Land, TX who attends Fort Bend Baptist Academy. Traver has a huge body and tremendous upside on the mound. He has a smooth and repeatable delivery with very good stuff. He should be followed extremely closely; he could have a very bright future.
- OF - 2012 - East Palatka, FL
Christopher Leduc is a 2012 OF/C with a 6'2'', 190 lb. frame from East Palotka, FL who attends Palatka. Leduc is a strong, athletic kid with outstanding hitting tools for a player his age. The ball jumps off his bat and he has strong hands and good batspeed. He can also run and covers ground well in the outfield.
- RHP - 2012 - Rowlett, TX
Brett Byrum is a 2012 RHP/1B with a 6'2'', 190 lb. frame from Rowlett, TX who attends Rowlett. Byrum has a lanky and projectable body and threw a mid-80’s fastball this event. He shows the ability to pitch to both sides of the plate with his heavy sinking fastball and threw a tight slider.
- RHP - 2012 - Archer, FL
Christian Morris is a 2012 RHP/1B with a 6'4'', 220 lb. frame from Archer, FL who attends Williston. Morris is a big and strong righthander with a mid-80’s fastball and he shows a feel for pitching. He also has some raw power at the plate
- MIF - 2012 - Miami, FL
Adrian Marin is a 2012 MIF/OF with a 5'11'', 160 lb. frame from Miami, FL who attends Gulliver Prep. Marin showed his speed by running one of the best times of the event. He also showed good batspeed and a feel for hitting as well as good actions in the infield and a strong arm.
- OF - 2012 - Windermere, FL
6'3'', 185 lb. frame from Windermere, FL who attends Olympia. Lein is a tall, athletic kid with good speed and a strong arm in the outfield. He has a short swing at the plate and shows the ability to get the barrel to the ball and projects a lot with added strength and a refined approach.
- OF - 2012 - Williston, FL
Max White is a 2012 OF/LHP with a 6'1'', 160 lb. frame from Williston, FL who attends Williston. White is a good all-around athlete with room to add strength to his young frame. He has good speed, arm strength in the outfield and a smooth, line-drive swing at the plate.
- C - 2012 - Rio Grande, PR
Raul Perez is a 2012 C/1B/3B with a 5'10'', 180 lb. frame from Rio Grande, PR who attends International Baseball Academy. Perez is a big, strong catcher with quick transfers behind the plate. He has a short, simple swing and good batspeed for his age.