Jackson McKenzie - 2023 - Fairhope - 1B/LHP/OF - East Cobb Astros (Click here for Video)

Jackson McKenzie is a 2023 1B/OF/LHP with a 6-1 190 lb. frame from Fairhope, AL. Large, athletic frame with square shoulders and present physical strength proportioned throughout, additional room to grow and develop moving forward. Ran a 7.78 60-yard dash. Primary first baseman, fields the ball out front with some bend at waist, funnels well into a loose arm stroke and shows accuracy and carry across the diamond, gets on top well, shows sound footwork off the bag. Also pitched, deliberate movements in delivery with a short side step moving into a high leg lift; on line arm action working to a high three-quarters release point. Some effort at release but projects well, fastball topped out at 81 mph and able to work to either side of the plate. Repeats delivery and fills the zone, can pitch backwards with 1-7 shaped curveball with nice present feel for it. Left handed hitter, begins with a high hand set and back elbow and a slightly open stance in the box. Linear path through the zone with occasional leverage, shows ability to impact the baseball to pull side gap. Can go to the opposite field with strength, opens front side early at times. Nice two-way potential. Excellent student. Named to the 14U Main Event Top Prospect List.

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Dylan Cupp - 2023 - Cedartown - SS/OF/RHP - East Cobb Astros (Click here for Video)

Dylan Cupp is a 2023 SS from Cedartown, GA with a lean 6’0” 165 lb. athletic frame. Dylan fields the ball out in front with some bend at waist, funnels well into a loose arm stroke and shows accuracy and carry across the diamond, with strong arm. Right handed hitter, begins with a high hand set and back elbow and uses legs for leverage in the box. Linear path swings through the zone with power to all fields, he shows ability to impact the baseball to pull side gap. Can go to the opposite field with power, opens front side early at times. He has above average speed on base path, takes right reads, and has two-way potential. While pitching showed well during his time on the mound with his athleticism and loose arm action. He ran his fastball up to 80 mph but more impressive was the feel for his mid-70s cutter and changeup, mixing consistently while working in the zone. Excellent student. Named to the 14U Main Event Top Prospect List.

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Jake Hembree - 2023 - North Paulding - LHP/1B/OF - East Cobb Astros (Click here for Video)

“Jake Hembree is a 2023 LHP/1B/OF with a 5-9 150 lb. frame from Hiram, GA who attends North Paulding. Medium, athletic frame with square shoulders and a lean, projectable build with room to fill and develop moving forward. Ran a 7.46 60-yard dash. Primary left handed pitcher, clean and repeatable delivery with balance, does a nice job of staying on time while separating well down the mound. Fast arm action through the back side working to a high three-quarters release point; worked exclusively out of the stretch. Fastball topped out at 81 mph early with the ability to work to either side with late life; attacked hitters and filled the zone. Advanced feel for curveball, 1-7 shape with late depth and bite up to 67 mph; projects very well. Quick footwork around the first base bag, works through the ball well and shows a clean transfer, accurate throws with nice carry. Left handed hitter, begins with an open stance and a high hand set and back elbow in the box; short stride moving into contact. Upper body dominant swing, best contact when on a linear plane, worked the middle of the field with comfort. Patient approach, projects with additional lower half involved in swing, shows jump when squared. Named to 14u Main Event Top Prospect List.”

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Kyle Calzadiaz - 2022 - Walnut HS - OF/RHP - GBG Renegades (Click here for Video)

"Kyle has a tall wiry athletic 6'2" frame primary position is Outfield. He is a versatile athlete, has a long loose arm stroke, above average arm strength, covers a lot of ground to target. He takes correct angles in the outfield and uses his athleticism . Right handed hitter, uses front step for timing, quick compact swing through the zone, has deceiving power. He displays the ability to hit opposite field gaps to gap hitter. Kyle has above average speed, He takes right reads on the base paths, has a quick first step. Kyle is a student athlete, He has a lot of outfield assists throwing runners out with accuracy. He has all the tools in place and is next level ready , He is a leader in the dugout, puts the team first.. He spends additional time working on his hitting and agility. He is consistently perfecting his craft. He is an excellent student and one to keep an eye on.”

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Angelo Aleman - 2022 - Notre Dame HS - SS/RHP - CBA (Click here for Video)

Angelo has an athletic 6'1" frame primary positions are 3B, SS, and RHP. He is a versatile athlete while playing infield he fields the ball out in front with some bend at waist, funnels well into a loose arm stroke and shows strong accurate carry across the diamond,. He has big hands moves well has above average lateral movement, quick release point out of glove with smooth hands. Right handed hitter, uses front leg for timing, quick compact swing through the zone, uses legs to generate leverage in the box has deceiving power, with a mid 90’s exit velo.. He displays the ability to hit opposite field gaps. He takes right reads on the base paths, has a quick first step. When pitching shows his athleticism with loose arm action. His fastball is consistent mid 80’s. He throws 2 - 4 seam Fastball with movement, Circle Change with velo adjustment, and Cutter with break. Angelo is very vocal on the field, anticipates the next play and adjusts defense accordingly, is a leader with a strong work ethic. He is a model student athlete, uses all his attributes, and is next level ready , Displays maturity for his age. He is consistently perfecting his craft. Excellent student and one to watch D1 projected out.

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Noah Rodriguez - 2022 - La Mirada - C/SS - MVP Hustle (Click here for Video)

Noah has a medium frame with wiry strength throughout the body. One of the best well rounded defenders for his age, Noah shows range to both sides with quick, fluid footwork. Hands are soft and fast while his movements are athletic. Plays through balls on the dirt and has enough arm strength to make throws from multiple angles. Plays under control and shows a high baseball IQ. Throws are accurate and flash carry across the diamond. At the plate Rodriguez's fast hands are on display as he drives the barrel of the bat through the ball on a consistent, level plane. Has feel for the barrel as he consistently squared up and drove balls to the gaps. Is short to the ball and long through it with sneaky power. Shows a middle approach but has the ability to hit the ball hard to all fields. Starts slightly crouched and open and uses a toe-tap trigger to initiate his swing. Finishes balanced and extended.” Excellent Student and Teammate, D1/D2 Projected out.

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Justin Cabada - 2022 - Brea Olinda - LHP/OF - MVP Hustle (Click here for Video)

Justin has has a wiry frame, two-way player. LHP and Outfielder. He has drop and drive mechanics with good balance that helps produce power and direction. LHP Delivery from a high three-quarter arm slot, produces lower half power from above average hip drive and quick arm speed. Arm action is long in the back with a slight stab, which led to pitch tipping. Breaking ball broke more like a slurve and produced late bite, flashing strikeout potential. Change-up lacked speed differential and movement. At the plate from the left side, he shows some quickness to his swing while staying inside the ball and getting the barrel through the zone on plane.

PBR Update 1/5/19 - 2022 OF/LHP Justin Cabada (Brea Olinda HS) once again showed well for our team of scouts both in the outfield and on the mound. Only a freshman, Cabada shows projectable tools in the outfield where his feet really work and his arm is accurate with developing strength. At the plate he shows some quickness to his swing while staying inside the ball and getting the barrel through the zone on plane. It's on the mound where he really projects with his loose, easy arm action and present command of three pitches. While not overpowering, he hits spots with ease. Velocity will come as he continues to grow and fill out.” High ceiling for projecting out. He puts team first and foremost.

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Ryker Sullivan - 2022 - Orange Lutheran - RHP/OF/3B - CBA (Click here for Video)

Ryker has a strong athletic frame, and will continue to grow.  He has an aggressive approach at the plate, he is patient, doesn't swing at bad balls,  gap to gap hitter, has RBI production and power to all fields.  He has exceptional base running speed for a big kid.  He has awareness of the game, doesn't lose focus.  He is a RHP with FB at 75-77 mph.  His out pitch is his 12/6 curve ball, he throws a 2 seam FB with movement, 4 seam FB , and circle change up that breaks downhill.  He also plays outfield and occasionally 3rd base.  Mostly used in the outfield..  He has a above average arm with good tracking speed.  He has team leadership qualities.  Scholar athlete.

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Anthony Dominguez - 2022 - Ayala - RHP/OF - CBA (Click here for Video)

AD has a compact athletic frame, primary position is outfield also used as a RHP. He has a projectable body, is a versatile athlete, has above average arm strength, and covers a lot of ground to target. AD always takes correct angles, displays accurate arm on throws in to infield and home. He is a Left handed hitter, uses his lower half to generate leverage and power, has a compact swing, and can go opposite field. AD is a smart base runner, uses pitcher reads and has a quick first step. He is a student athlete with high GPA, When pitching, AD throws 2 and 4 seam FB with movement , curve with a 12/6 drop,, slider, (out pitch) and circle change.  He is consistent in the strike zone, mixes his speeds keeping hitters off balanced.  He spends additional time working on hitting and pitching to perfect his skills.  He is a very committed athlete and one to keep an eye on.  High ceiling for projecting out.

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Panama Greenwood - 2021 - Walnut HS - RHP/OF (Click here for Video)

Panama has a tall wiry athletic 6'1" frame, two way player RHP and Outfield. When pitching he has good balance, mechanics, full arm action to high 3/4 release point, with power and direction. He throws 2 and 4 seam fastball with movement. He has a 12-6 curve, slider and change up. He can mix up speeds and direction keeping batters off balanced. Fastball maxed at 85, sits between 81 to 83. When playing outfield Panama has above average arm strength, covers a lot of ground to target, and uses his athleticism to his advantage. He is consistent and accurate on hitting cutoffs and to the bases. Right handed hitter, uses front step for timing, quick and short compact swing through the zone, he moves the ball to all bases with occasional power. Panama has above average speed, an aggressive approach on bases, takes right reads, and has a quick first step. Panama puts the team first, is a student of the game, he has all the tools in place and is next level ready. He has coaches for arm and care, speed and agility, pitching, and batting. He is one to keep an eye on !

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Nathan Cadena - 2021 - Eldorado - RHP/3B/SS - MVP Hustle (Click here for Video)

Nate has a compact athletic 5'10" frame primary positions are 3B, SS, and RHP. He fields the ball out in front, has smooth hands, quick release point. and above average lateral/side to side range. He shows strong accurate arm carry across the diamond,. In the box, has quick compact swing through the zone, uses legs to generate leverage in the box has deceiving power. He displays the gap power and will go opposite field. Nate takes right reads on the base paths, has a quick first jump. When pitching Nate works ahead in the count and pounds the strike zone. 3/4 arm slot, loose arm action, fastball 80 mph. He throws a 2 and 4 seam Fastball with movement, Change up with adjusting speeds, and 12/6 Curve with break. Nate has a strong work ethic, model student athlete, and is next level ready. One of Nate's best attributes is his baseball IQ and Leadership qualities on and off the field.

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Luke Serven - 2021 - Edison - RHP/Utility (Click here for Video)

Luke has tall lanky body with room to grow. Luke’s primary position is RHP but can play almost every position on the field. For pitching he has 2 and 4 seam fastball, slider, curveball, and changeup which he utilizes as his out pitch. He can throw all of them for strikes. He has good zone control. When he plays the field he has an above average arm, accuracy on hitting cutoffs from the outfield, and has very good instincts. On his hitting, he has an aggressive approach, quick bat twitch, contact hitter that uses the entire field, He has very good base running skills, reads pitchers and gets good jumps. He is always thinking ahead on making the right decision. He is a true competitor always puts the team first. Alot of upside and very projectable D1/D2 .

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Andrew Gamez - 2021 - La Sierra - SS - GBG Renegades (Click here for Video)

Andrew is a dynamic middle infielder with all the attributes in place. He has smooth hands, quick release out of glove, covers a lot of ground, and most notably has a very strong and accurate arm. He has a quick compact swing through the zone, hard contact with deceiving power, and has displayed the ability to hit opposite field gaps. Andrew uses good judgement and is patient in the box. Andrew has plus speed 6.9- 60 and always reads pitchers weaknesses and gets a quick first step. Andrew always puts team first, he is a scholar athlete and is next level ready. High ceiling for projecting out.

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Izaiah Ayala - 2021 - Bishop Amat - RHP/2B/3B - MVP Hustle (Click here for Video)

“Izaiah has a big strong athletic frame. His main position is RHP., also plays corner infield and Outfield. He is a very versatile player with good baseball intstinct's. with an above average arm. Izaiah takes a balanced approach when hitting, swings through the ball, with gap power., disciplined. When pitching Izaiah has good command of the strike zone. He throws fastball, curve ball, and change up. His curve which breaks as his out pitch. A teammate first and foremost, easy to coach and has major upside for projecting out.”

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Jake Gutierrez - 2020 - Bonita - C/OF - Arsenal (Click here for Video)

Jake's a 2020 Catcher , medium frame . slender build with room to fill. He is an exceptional blocker keeps ball out in front , minimizing passed balls, he has an above average arm 80 mph, with tight compact release and carry to the bag. He sets up in low side saddle stance. Right handed hitter with a narrow and even batting stance and high back elbow. Jake utilizes a leg lift trigger for timing, linear and short swing through the zone with a middle of the field pull side approach. He runs exceptional for the catchers position clocked 60 at 7.5. Jake is an outstanding student and athlete always puts the team first. D1/D2 projected out.

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Caden Kendle - 2020 - Edison - 2B/SS/CF - GBG Renegades (Click here for Video)

“Caden has a compact athletic frame. He plays middle infield and outfield. He has a long loose arm stroke , covers a lot of ground to target. He takes correct angles in the outfield and uses his athleticism for making “Web gem” catches . He has smooth hands and exceptional lateral movement as in infielder. Has above average arm, and his accurate on throws. On hitting he has a strong lower half, stays balanced through contact, and barrels up on ball. He is a contact hitter with occasional power. He has above average speed and uses this to his advantage 6.9 (60). He has a good work ethic. Caden is very coachable, student of the game, and is a team player first and foremost. He has high ceiling for projecting out.”

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Jacob Garcia - 2020 - Fountain Valley - OF - GBG Renegades (Click here for Video)

Jacob’s main position is in the outfield. He is has an aggressive approach on defense, takes right routes and uses his speed to track down ball very well. He has a good arm and is not afraid to lay out to make the catch. Jacob stays short to the ball, generates leverage on contact, has deceiving power for his frame. He has plus speed range, very smart on the bases, takes right reads and stays within himself at all times. He is an excellent student of the game and in the classroom. He puts team first making him a leader in the dugout and on the field.

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Adrian De Orta - 2020 - La Habra - OF - MVP Hustle (Click here for Video)

Adrian’s primary position is outfield. He has a compact frame with a lean, athletic build. Ran a 7.05 sixty-yard dash. Smooth pace, clean footwork while moving into and working through the baseball. Funnels out front and maintained momentum towards the bag while working through exchange. Released from a three-quarters slot showing good arm strength with carry, topped at 85 miles per hour. Right handed hitter with a spread, balanced stance. Created some shift into baseball with lower half. Utilized a compact hand path to contact with a slightly lifted barrel plane through extension. Showed present strength at contact with the ability to generate tight back spin off the barrel with carry to the gaps when squared. Very good student as well. Adrian displays leadership qualities, very unselfish player puts the team first.

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CJ Ontiveros - 2020 - Paso Robles - Catcher - So Cal Bombers (Click here for Video)

“CJ has a catchers frame, agile, quick on his feet, strong and accurate arm, He has a 1.91 in game pop time, takes control the of the game, very verbal and has above average blocking skills. On hitting he has great mechanics, good natural swing with gap power. He is a very consistent batter, always putting the bat on the ball, with good speed down the line.. CJ made all league as a sophomore and was voted silver slugger by his teammates. He is a scholar athlete, has a good demeanor on and off the field and is an asset to his team. High ceiling for projecting out.”

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Kevin Hultgren - 2019 - Edison - RHP/OF - GBG Renegades (Click here for Video)

“Kevin is a strong athletic RHP that throws in the mid 80s. He has an exceptional curveball will grind batters keeping them off balanced. He hits his spots very well and is successful getting ahead in the count. Kevin is very humble player goes about pitching in a business like manner. As an outfielder he has good range, strong arm, and takes the right angle on balls hit in the air. He is a left handed batter, has a nice compact swing, he has doubles power and go can opposite field Very coachable.

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