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NorCal Uncommitted Senior Games: MIF Analysis


PBR CA Scouting Staff

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LATHROP, CALIF. - The Northern California Uncommitted Senior Games took place at Islanders Field at River Islands on 9/26/20. Nearly 80 players attended, 17 took the reps at SS.

TrackMan and Blast Motion were used during the BP session, tracking exit velocity, estimated distance, launch angle (those all from TM), hand speed, bat speed, rotational acceleration and numerous other data points for how each player's body is working in the swing.

Be on the look out for future reports on the outfielders and corner infielders. Pitchers and catchers were posted recently.

(Click to individual player profiles for full stats and video)

Listed by peak MPH from SS across the diamond:

Anthony Alvarez, Camarillo (CA), 2021
Positional Profile: SS/2B
Body: 6-0, 185-pounds. Athletic, strong, proportional, lean, muscular frame.
Hit: RHH. Upright and compact set up with a small leg lift and hand hitch, quiet head. 
Power: 95 mph exit velocity from the tee. 95 MPH top Exit Velo via Trackman in BP. Showed the ability to drive the ball to all fields.
Arm: RH. INF - 88 mph. Short, clean, compact arm action that plays in the MIF. Topped 88 during his defensive workout.
Defense: Smooth actions at SS, light on his feet and clean glove work.
Run: 6.72 runner in the 60. 

Ryan Werner, St. Mary's (Stockton, CA), 2021
Positional Profile: SS/2B
Body: 5-10, 170-pounds. Average sized, lean, athletic body type. There is physical projection remaining
Hit: SH. Slightly open stance with a leg kick and hand hitch to initiate the swing. 
Power: 98 mph exit velocity from the tee. Topped 98 MPH Exit Velo via Trackman in BP. Some present power with more to come with added lean mass.
Arm: RH. INF - 83 mph. Tight arm action in the IF that topped at 83 MPH during defensive workout.
Defense: Moved around smoothly during his defensive workout fielding balls to both sides in rhythm. 
Run: 7.29 runner in the 60. 

Thomas Meyer, Granite Bay (CA), 2021
Positional Profile: RHP/SS
Body: 6-1, 190-pounds. Strong athletic build, put together well, athletic proportions.
Hit: RHH. Quiet set up with slightly open start and small leg kick trigger. 
Power: 95 mph exit velocity from the tee. Topped 95 MPH Exit Velo via Trackman in BP. Present power with more to come.
Arm: RH. INF - 82 mph. Shorter arm action that plays in the MIF. Topped at 82 MPH during defensive workout.
Defense: Fair range, capable glove skills, profiles stronger to 3B given foot speed but strong and athletic, with arm that clearly plays at SS.
Run: 7.55 runner in the 60. 

Caleb Chance, De La Salle (CA), 2021
Positional Profile: SS/2B
Body: 5-10, 165-pounds. Average present build with athleticism and has room to fill out.
Hit: RHH. Even set up with a leg kick and small hand hitch to initiate the swing. 
Power: 90 mph exit velocity from the tee. Topped 90MPH Exit Velo via Trackman during BP. Power will increase with added mass + lift to the swing.
Arm: RH. INF - 80 mph. Short, clean arm action that plays in the MIF. Topped at 80MPH across the diamond during defensive workout.
Defense: Smooth footwork + catch and throw skills. Made plays look easy bouncing around the IF.
Run: 7.18 runner in the 60. 

Aidan Morton, Washington (Fremont, CA), 2021
Positional Profile: 2B/SS
Body: 6-0, 155-pounds. Lean, high waist, long arms, legs, shows athletic movements with significant room to add weight and muscle.
Hit: RHH. Even set up in the box with high hands that work up through the baseball. 
Power: 86 mph exit velocity from the tee. Topped 86 MPH Exit Velo via Trackman in BP. Power will increase with added lean mass.
Arm: RH. INF - 79 mph. Short, compact arm action that will allow him to stick in MIF. Topped 79 MPH.
Defense: Smooth actions at SS both with the glove and footwork, enjoyed watching him bounce around. 
Run: 7.19 runner in the 60. 

Mark Zhu, Lowell (CA), 2021
Positional Profile: SS/2B
Body: 6-0, 185-pounds. Large, long torso. Muscular frame with barrel chest and strong slopped shoulders
Hit: RHH. Open stance to start with a quick leg lift and hand load. 
Power: 93 mph exit velocity from the tee. Topped 93 MPH Exit Velo via Trackman in BP. Some present power to the pull-side.
Arm: RH. INF - 78 mph. Short and clean arm action in the IF that topped at 78 MPH during defensive workout.
Defense: Fielded balls in rhythm in the IF, showed lateral quickness and the ability to throw on the run.
Run: 7.17 runner in the 60. 

Joshua Quinn, St. Francis (CA), 2021
Positional Profile: SS/2B
Body: 6-1, 170-pounds. Long, lean frame, high waist with plenty more room for physical growth.
Hit: RHH. Wide to start with a small leg kick, hands and front foot work in unison to create tension. 
Power: 87 mph exit velocity from the tee. Topped 87 MPH Exit Velo via Trackman in BP. Added lean mass will add power.
Arm: RH. INF - 77 mph. Short, compact arm action that got up to 77 MPH during defensive workout.
Defense: Solid footwork in the IF, worked through the ball and moved around very well.
Run: 7.27 runner in the 60. 

Dane Anderson, San Mateo (CA), 2021
Positional Profile: SS/2B
Body: 6-0, 180-pounds. Proportional, athletic frame with high waist and significant room to add muscle
Hit: RHH. Wider base with hands held tight to head. Small leg kick timing mechanism with level barrel path. 
Power: 87 mph exit velocity from the tee. 87 MPH Exit Velo Via Trackman in BP. Showed some power to the pul side. 
Arm: RH. INF - 76 mph. Topped 76 MPH during defensive workout. Shorter arm action that is quick out of the glove.
Defense: Showcased quality footwork in the IF with the ability to move laterally to both sides.
Run: 7.02 runner in the 60. 

Brian A. Rodriguez, Everett Alvarez (CA), 2021
Positional Profile: OF/SS
Body: 5-10, 160-pounds. Medium athletic frame with room to add weight and muscle
Hit: RHH. Slight crouch, hands held high behind head, slightly open, sizable smooth stride, good body control. Patient, sees well, lets ball travel deep into zone, flat plane with strong top hand finish, swing works, can be more aggressive in positive counts.
Power: 87 mph exit velocity from the tee. Topped 87 MPH Exit Velo via Trackman in BP. Line drive type power potential w/some ability to split gaps.
Arm: RH. INF - 76 mph. OF - 78 mph. Compact INF arm, threw accurately on the move and with different arm angles, projects best at 2nd base. OF - Similarly compact with slightly more arm swing than in INF. Good extension, minimal carry.
Defense: Sound glove skills in INF, plays low and below the ball, light feet, will catch what he gets to. In OF closes well, again plays well below the ball, gets rid of ball quickly. Sound fundamentals.
Run: 7.29 runner in the 60. 

Robert Vukcevich, Valley Christian (CA), 2021
Positional Profile: SS/RHP
Body: 6-0, 165-pounds. Medium sized, proportional frame with long arms and legs and room for future physical growth
Hit: RHH. Slightly open to start with a quiet leg lift and load, some loft to the swing. 
Power: 92 mph exit velocity from the tee. Topped 92 MPH Exit Velo via Trackman in BP. Some present power but will add more with added lean mass.
Arm: RH. INF - 76 mph. Short, compact arm action that can stick in the MIF, topped at 76 MPH across the diamond.
Defense: Athletic actions in the IF, quality glove work along with some lateral quickness.
Run: 6.98 runner in the 60. 

Ty Barrango, Aragon (CA), 2021
Positional Profile: 2B
Body: 5-11, 150-pounds. Lean, wiry frame with high waist, long legs and arms
Hit: RHH. Wide base to start, with lower hand set-up that creates some loft at times. 
Power: 89 mph exit velocity from the tee. Topped 89 MPH Exit Velo via Trackman in BP. Power potential is there with added mass.
Arm: RH. INF - 75 mph. Longer Arm action for the IF but still whippy and loose.  Topped 75 MPH across  the diamond in his defensive workout.
Defense: Bouncy around the IF fielding balls to both sides with smooth footwork.
Run: 7.14 runner in the 60. 

Andre Butler, Santa Teresa (CA), 2021
Positional Profile: 2B/OF
Body: 5-9, 145-pounds. Wiry, athletic frame with ample room to fill out
Hit: RHH. Compact start with high leg kick timing mechanism. Level barrel path throughout the zone. 
Power: 88 mph exit velocity from the tee. Topped 88 MPH Exit Velo in BP via Trackman. Added power will come with added mass.
Arm: RH. INF - 75 mph. OF - 80 mph. Short arm action that produced 80MPH from the Outfield and 75 MPH from the infield during his defensive workout.
Defense: Moves with some quickness and the ability to move around laterally. Clean actions in both the OF and IF.
Run: 7.09 runner in the 60. 

Raiden Toche, River Valley (CA), 2021
Positional Profile: SS/RHP
Body: 6-0, 160-pounds. Tall, lean frame with high waist with significant room to add weight and muscle
Hit: RHH. Slightly open to start with a small leg kick and quiet head throughout the swing. 
Power: 93 mph exit velocity from the tee. Topped 93 MPH Exit Velo via Trackman in BP. Power will come with added lean mass.
Arm: RH. INF - 75 mph. Short and clean arm action that plays in the MIF, topped out at 75 MPH across the diamond.
Defense: Showed plus actions in the IF, enjoyed watching him move around to both sides to field GB's.
Run: 7.39 runner in the 60. 

Lee Trevino, Redwood (Visalia, CA), 2021
Positional Profile: 2B/SS
Body: 6-0, 180-pounds. Large, athletic, proportional frame with all-around strength.
Hit: RHH. Open stance with a leg kick and level bat path through the zone. 
Power: 90 mph exit velocity from the tee. Topped 90 MPH Exit Velo via Trackman in BP. Will add power with added lean mass.
Arm: RH. INF - 75 mph. Short arm action that goes from glove to ear, topped 79 MPH across the diamond during defensive workout.
Defense: Quality footwork in the IF, showed the ability to throw on the run.
Run: 6.82 runner in the 60. 

Ryan Donahue, Bellarmine College Prep (CA), 2021
Positional Profile: 2B/3B
Body: 5-8, 145-pounds. Small, lean frame with ample room to add weight and muscle
Hit: RHH. Compact set up with a small leg kick and weight shift. Level barrel path. 
Power: 88 mph exit velocity from the tee. Topped 88 MPH Exit Velo via Trackman in BP. More power will come with added mass.
Arm: RH. INF - 74 mph. Semi short arm action that has potential to play in the MIF. Topped 74 MPH across the diamond in his defensive workout.
Defense: Clean glove work throughout his defensive workout showcasing the ability to field balls to both sides.
Run: 7.99 runner in the 60. 

Logan Wurm, Christian Brothers (CA), 2021
Positional Profile: SS/C
Body: 5-10, 155-pounds. Has added more lower and upper body strength since last viewing.
Hit: RHH. Open and compact to start with a leg kick and hand hitch. 
Power: 89 mph exit velocity from the tee. Topped 89 MPH Exit Velo via Trackman in BP. Power will come with added lean mass.
Arm: RH. C - 69 mph. INF - 73 mph. Short arm action from both behind the plate and in the IF that topped out at 69 MPH and 73 MPH at each position.
Defense: Moved with quickness during defensive workouts performing well both during bunt and recover drills and taking GB's in the IF.
Run: 7.95 runner in the 60. 

Josh Elam, Live Oak (CA), 2021
Positional Profile: 2B
Body: 5-6, 140-pounds. Small, proportional, lean frame that has significant room to add muscle
Hit: RHH. Even set up with an upright posture and level barrel path through the zone. 
Power: 78 mph exit velocity from the tee. Topped 83 MPH Exit Velo in BP via Trackman. Added power will come from added mass.
Arm: RH. INF - 70 mph. Short, compact arm action that has the ability to play in the MIF. Topped 71 MPH across the diamond.
Defense: Showcased smooth actions bouncing around the IF and fielding balls to both sides.
Run: 7.09 runner in the 60.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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NorCal ProCase Preview (2022) CA 11/14 Islanders Field - Lathrop
NorCal Rising Stars (2024/2025) CA 11/15 Islanders Field - Lathrop


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