2010 Midwest Underclass Showcase

2012 Top Prospects

Jake Henson - C - 2012 - St. Peters, MO
Strong armed Catcher with very good hitting tools. Put together well, has good bat speed and can drive the ball hard, runs well for a Catcher, very good defensive skills.

Dakota Miller - RHP - 2012 - Cedar Rapids, IA
Strong, athletic build. Up to 87 on mound with a downhill plane. Slider is tight with good tilt. Showed athletic actions and compact release from IF and OF, very good arm strength. Short line drive stroke with power potential.

Brian Read - RHP - 2012 - Independence, MO
Good arm strength with good rhythm to delivery. Decent break on 11-5 Curveball, projects well, also impressive at the plate with good bat speed, some power and showed well in the Outfield defensively.

Austin Wulff - OF - 2012 - Omaha, NE
Very good hitter who also showed well on the mound. Good bat speed and extension, has a loose fluid swing with strength at contact. Solid arm strength and moves well in the Outfield.

Michael Hadden - RHP - 2012 - Prior Lake, MN
Projectable, athletic build. Loose arm action, velocity up to 85, good shape to slider, flashed change. Clean easy actions, 89 mph from OF. Stays back on ball and hits line drives. Bat speed is good, runs well.

Adam Recksiedler - RHP - 2012 - Coon Rapids, MN
Big strong build with a big strong swing. Has good power at the plate and a smooth swing with good bat speed.

Cameron Engberg - RHP - 2012 - Mt Pleasant, IA
High upside pitcher who has shown rapid improvement throughout the year. Good movement on Fastball, good raw secondary stuff, potential for four plus pitches.

Caleb Wilkerson - OF - 2012 - Festus, MO
Has good tools. 89 from OF and ran a 6.99. Looks good in the outfield and hit very well in the games. Showed good hitting tools and is one to watch

Nick Beyer - C - 2012 - Fox River Grove, IL
Very good catch/recieve. Good blocking, footwork, and game awareness. Strong hands with solid bat speed at plate.

Tyler Wolfe - SS - 2012 - Maple Plain, MN
Excellent defensive SS with a strong arm that works well on the mound. Can definitely pitch but defensive ability at SS may be his ticket in the future. Very good contact hitter as well.

Nick Sharrow - SS - 2012 - Bolingbrook, IL
Good defensive actions, good contact skills at the plate. Has a chance to become an on-base machine with good baserunning instincts.

Brent Stong - LHP - 2012 - Andover, MN
Projectable build with very good arm strength. Smooth swing with high finish, power will come. Downhill plane on mound, fastball up to 82, 1/7 curveball with downer action, flashed change.

David Stevens - RHP - 2012 - Eagan, MN
Showed good arm strength on the mound and behind the plate. Has hitting tools and a thin athletic body that projects well, solid two-way prospect.

Chad Nelson - RHP - 2012 - Edmond, OK
Big arm on the mound and behind the plate. Sharp Curveball with good spin, solid pitching mechanics, projects well. Also showed well behind the plate and with the bat.

Thomas Kinsella - SS - 2012 - North Branch, MN
Projectable athlete with smooth arm action on IF. Consistent mechanics and balance at plate, good contact. Arm works on mound, velo up to 82, 11/5 curveball is solid.

Sam Kortes - MIF - 2012 - Prior Lake, MN
Projectable body, good hands, solid line drive contact at plate. Clean actions at SS, smooth arm. Up to 80 on mound with clean arm action.

Jonah Lakatos - C - 2012 - Grand Rapids, MI
Good looking athlete with a well-rounded skill set. Has tools behind the plate, on the mound and at bat. Strong arm and runs well. High upside.

2013 Top Prospects

Josh Crosby - 1B - 2013 - Iowa City, IA
Solid athletic build, big potential behind the plate. Uses hands well at plate, pull approach, ball comes off bat well, has juice with more to come.

2014 Top Prospects

Keaton McKinney - RHP - 2014 - Ankeny, IA
Exceptional upside. Just a freshman in high school, shows tools that are very advanced for age, shows a ton of potential on the mound, very good hitter as well. Potential to become very high level prospect.