2013 Sunshine Northeast Showcase
2013 Top Prospects
- RHP - 2013 - Gibbsboro, NJ
Gallen touched 90 mph with his fastball, showing outstanding run and late life through the zone. His breaking ball also flashed late biting action at 75-75 mph.
2014 Top Prospects
- OF - 2014 - Bronx, NY
Rojas' 6.48 60 yard time was the best of the event, but it's his bat that sets him apart. He has a buggy whip swing, producing line drives to all fields, and showed a fluid path through the zone. He also threw 88 mph from the outfield.
- C - 2014 - Odenton, MD
Sharpe posted a 1.79 pop time, showed significant offensive upside, and also pitched at 85-89 mph off the mound. He also flashed a sharp curveball. His two-way upside will make him a player to watch very closely.
- C - 2014 - Clinton, NY
Taft was one of the strongest players in attendance and put on a nice BP show. He showed big carry to the opposite field as well as to the pull side. He's 6-foot-4, 240 pounds and getting stronger. He also showed off an outstanding arm from behind the dish (1.84 pop time).
- RHP - 2014 - Jackson, NJ
Serreino reached 89 with his fastball and mixed in a sharp mid-70s slider. He has a tall, durable body, and showed good mechanics and command.
- RHP - 2014 - Bloomfield, NJ
The right-hander was among the most impressive arms in attendance. His fastball sat in the upper 80s, topping out at 90 and he showed a strong mid-70s slider. He also threw a changeup at 71.
- C - 2014 - Staten Island, NY
Calabrese used the whole field and showed impressive pull side power. His strongly built, 6-foot-1, 195 pound frame also projects well behind the plate, where he flashed a 1.91 pop time.
- C - 2014 - Marlton, NJ
A live, athletic backstop, he showed good bat speed during his BP session as well as some lift to his pull side. His 1.88 pop time and receiving skills also stood out in a big way.
- OF - 2014 - Brick, NJ
Papcun showed impressive bat speed and a projectable 6-foot-2, 175 pound frame, as well as outstanding foot speed (6.72 60 yard). He also showed legitimate pull side power and he generates impressive backspin.
- RHP - 2014 - West Chester, PA
Seibert was very impressive on the mound, showing a mid-80s fastball that peaked at 88 mph, as well an upper-60s curveball. And, at 6-foot-6, 203 pounds, his projectability is immense.
- C - 2014 - Florence, MA
Ostberg has a professional style approach, choosing his pitches carefully and showing a compact, quick stroke. He also flashed some pull side power. He also posted a 1.93 pop time from behind the plate.
- SS - 2014 - Bronx, NY
A 6-foot-1, athletically built athlete, Pimentel was one of the event's most impressive bats, showing outstanding bat speed from the right side and a gap to gap approach.
- C - 2014 - New York, NY
Sanchez hit exceptionally well in game action, showing good bat speed and a compact stroke. His 6.87 60 yard and 1.87 pop time from behind the plate also make him a particularly unique talent to watch.
- RHP - 2014 - Berwyn, PA
Stefanic displayed a live fastball that sat between 84-87 mph. He also showed an intriguing curveball with a 11-5 action. His 7 strikeout performance was also among the event's most impressive outings.
- 3B - 2014 - Neptune, NJ
A strong 6-foot-2, 190 pound right-handed hitter, Kurdewan gets outstanding extension. He hit multiple shots jumped off deep into the gaps in his BP round and showed very fast hands.
- SS - 2014 - Syosset, NY
Perry lit up the radar gun from the outfield, reaching 92 mph. He also touched 86 mph on the mound and ran a 6.83 60 yard dash. He's a raw talent with a bundle of tools to work with.
- C - 2014 - Bronx, NY
Nunez has a stocky, powerful frame and uses his lower half well in his swing. He uses a leg kick and showed consistent opposite field power. He also posted an impressive 1.97 pop time from behind the plate.
- OF - 2014 - Midlothian, VA
After running a 6.75 60 yard, Dunlevy followed with some of the weekend's most impressive game swings. He hit line drives to the opposite field gap, using a fluid, quick stroke.
- OF - 2014 - Boston, MA
The 6-foot-3 outfielder showed some of the best tools at the event, running a 6.88 60 yard, and displaying raw power potential in batting practice.
Lenny James Ortiz
- 1B - 2014 - Bronx, NY
Ortiz took a solid round of BP, but really thrived in game action. He has a stocky, strong frame, showing big lift and pull side power potential
- C - 2014 - Old Tappan, NJ
Runza made consistent line drive contact in his BP round and in game action, staying inside the ball well and showing some carry off the bat. But, his receiving skills and arm (1.93 pop) are what really separated him.
- OF - 2014 - Brooklyn, NY
Moore showing blistering foot speed, running a 6.50 60 yard dash. He also showed plus athleticism, and a compact line drive stroke that carried into game action well.
- RHP - 2014 - Elmhurst, NY
Cruz makes the list on the strength of his outstanding throwing arm (90 mph) from the outfield, as well as his strong 6-foot-2, 205 pound frame. He also shows quick hands at the plate.
- C - 2014 - Manalapan, NJ
Santoro showed a sound, opposite field approach and also showed some power going the other way. His bat speed also stood out.
2015 Top Prospects
- 3B - 2015 - Barrington, NJ
McKeown showed the most impressive raw power of the event, driving multiple shots deep into the left field gap. He also proved to be an all around force in terms of tools, running a 6.77 60 yard and throwing 89 mph across the infield.
- RHP - 2015 - Hopkinton, MA
A projectable, 6-foot-3 right-hander, Salvadore ran his fastball up to 88 mph, and flashed a sharp second pitch in a low 80's changeup. He also mixed a slider, showing good feel for three pitches.
John (Jay) Perry
- C - 2015 - Elkton, MD
One of the event's strongest hitters, Perry showed big pull side power and loft to the middle of the field. He has powerful, 6-foot-2, 210 pound frame and it shows in his results. He has outstanding bat speed and the power comes easy.
- RHP - 2015 - Lumberton, NJ
Phillips touched 86 mph with his fastball and sat between 84-86. He displayed an 11-5 curveball and solid changeup with diving action.
- LHP - 2015 - Montgomery, NY
Cullen has a strong 6-foot-4 frame with room to grow. He showed big lift to pull side of the field, and looks like he's only going to get stronger. His bat speed stood out in a big way.
- OF - 2015 - Dover, DE
The tools stood out for Graham, as he showed a strong arm (87 mph from the outfield) and above average speed (6.89 60 yard dash). He also has an athletic 6-foot-1, 175 pound frame.
Jonel R. Ozuna
- OF - 2015 - New York, NY
Ozuna displayed a fastball that topped out at 85 mph and ranged between 80-85, showing excellent life. His curveball and changeup were also weapons for him, displaying an ability to spot all three of his pitches
- C - 2015 - Egg Harbor Township, NJ
A young player already posted sub-2 pop times is a player that has to be watched closely. He also shows good bat speed and an ability to turn on the fastball inside.
2016 Top Prospects
- RHP - 2016 - Jessup, PA
Kranick has a lean, projectable body and an extremely fast arm. His fastball worked in the mid-80s, touching 86 mph, and he showed a solid, late-breaking curveball. He also showed athleticism in the field and at the plate.
- LHP - 2016 - Solon, OH
Altstadt was one of the breakout young arms of the event. He threw a fastball that hit 84 mph and ranged from 80-84. He displayed an excellent slider and changeup, showing good run on his fastball as well.
- RHP - 2016 - Northvale, NJ
Showing good overall athleticism, Bodrato ran a 6.86 60 yard, but was even more impressive on the mound. His fastball reached 85 mph, ranging between 83-85. He also showed a sharp 11-5 curveball with late bite.
2017 Top Prospects
- SS - 2017 - Wading River, NY
Even as young as he is, Morrell took a very strong BP, showing a handsy approach and some life off his bat. He also showed solid actions in the field. He'll be one to watch in the coming years