2013 Under Armour Fall Classic - Underclass Scouting Blog
Page last updated on Thursday, August 13, 2015 @ 1:48:29 PM Eastern Time
Justin Roswell
Team One Baseball

PLEASE NOTE:  Players that are written up on the scouting blog were identified by our scouting staff based on the demonstration of notable tool(s) or skill(s).  While we do not keep stats, we are watching for standout performers on the mound, at the plate, in the field and on the bases. 

** Scouting blog last updated Thursday, August 13, 2015 @ 1:48:29 PM Eastern Time

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Easton Rockets 15

Ahearn, Tyler - RHP | 6'1/145 | R/R | 2017 | Dwyer HS | Jupiter, FL
9/20/13 - Pounded the zone with 84-86 mph fastball. Arm worked loose and quick, ball got out of hand with life. Threw strikes, attacked the zone. Threw almost all fastballs, saw one off speed pitch at 77.

Latchmansingh, Tarik - 3B | 6-2/200 | R/R | 2017 | Oxbridge Academy | Royal Palm Beach, FL
9/20/13 - Large frame with room to fill out. Showed bat speed with pull side power. Aggressive hitter, full and loose through after a quick move to the ball. 

Next Level 15

Kershaw, Austin - OF | R/R | 2016 | Tallahassee, FL
9/22/13 - Athletic build. Got good reads in OF, showed strong and accurate throwing arm. Solid right handed stroke.

Palm Beach Select 15

Reynolds, James - RHP | 5-9/165 | R/R | 2016 | Jupiter (FL) HS
9/21/13 - Fastball 81-85 with arm side life. Competed in strike zone. Curve was sharp with good bite. 

Southeast Florida Underclass

Holland, Hunter - 3B | R/R | 2016 | Palm Beach Gardens HS | Juno Beach, FL
9/21/13 - Young, big athletic, projectable, good setup, good actions, soft hands, clean exchange, accurate throws with carry, good balance, aggressive approach at the plate, gap to gap power, quick hands

South Florida Elite Squad 2017

Federman, Dan - RHP | 6-0/145 | L/R | 2017 | Archbishop McCarthy | Pembroke Pines, FL
9/21/13 - Fastball 81-82, established early, had good arm side run. Challenged on inner half, worked both sides of plate. Curveball had late break at 66-67, was his out pitch. Change 65-71, turned over for arm side life with sink. Maintained consistent delivery and arm action on all three pitches. Arm worked loose and free. Good mound presence. 

Toral, Alejandro - 1B/OF | 6-1/205 | L/L | 2017 | Archbishop McCarthy | Davie, FL
9/22/13 - Large frame, especially for such a young player. Balanced hitting approach, stayed quiet in the box and generated power from a low effort move. Solid around the bag defensively.

Connell, Justin - MIF | 5-7/145 | L/R | 2017 | Archbishop McCarthy | Pembroke Pines, FL
9/22/13 - Talented defensive player with quickness in his lateral movements, allowing him to show good range. His hands worked well, and he showed arm strength and good body control. Soild left handed stroke. 

Sierra, Alek - OF | 6-0/155 | R/R | 2017 | Mater Lakes | Miami Lakes, FL
9/22/13 - Good setup and pre-pitch actions to hit, balanced approach, aggressive through the zone. Gap to gap line drive type hitter with barrel accuracy. 

Team MVP 15

Tiburcio, Angel - OF | 5'11/175 | R/R | 2018 | Polo Park Middle School | Wellington, FL
9/20/13 - Big body projectable, strong arm from outfield, plus power, uses the whole field, quick on pitches in, level bat path, good barrel accuracy.

Edwards, Xavier - SS | 5'6/115 | S/R | 2018 | Trinity Christian | Wellington, FL
9/21/13 - Thin, lean, athletic, good actions in the infield, good setup, clean quick exchange, shows multiple arm slots, good balance at the plate, good idea of the zone, quick hands, consistent barrel

Top American Prospects 16

Maglione, Robert - SS | 5-8/160 | R/R | 2016 | Archbishop McCarthy | Plantation, FL
9/21/13 - Good lateral movement, especially to glove side. Worked well around the bag on double plays. Accurate arm. Gamer type. Slightly open setup, balanced approach. Quick hands, quiet to hit.

Villalobos, Andre - SS | 5-10/155 | L/R | 2016 | Occidental Deportiva | Sunrise, FL
9/21/13 - Fields ball out front, active feet, showed range. Good transition on double play, gets rid of ball quickly. Has arm strength and instincts. Balanced hitting approach, quick hands to contact. Went with pitches away.

Criollo, Moises - 1B | 6-1/185 | R/R | 2016 | Ronald Reagan HS | Doral, FL
9/22/13 - Well proportioned build with some strength. Short swing with quick hands. Aggressive approach early in count, hits ball well to pull side and showed some willingness to use the whole field.