Friday Five - Future Games Trials Standouts



Skylar King OF / LHP / Brookland-Cayce , SC / 2022

King was a huge winner at the FG Trials. His athletic profile and smooth actions draw your attention from the jump. He homered to deep RF during his gameplay and showed smooth actions in the OF. If his maturation continues he could be an impact player early at the next level with the rare ability to run as well has hit for power. Since the Future Games Trials Skyler has committed to West Virginia University. 



Calder Garris C / RHP / Wando, SC / 2022

Garris is one of the top 2-way players in the class. The durable catchers build has surprising athleticism behind the plate. Quick, strong hands and a flexible setup allow him to handle pitches at the edges of the zone. He generates some serious bat speed and showed the raw power in his BP rounds by averaging an exit velocity of 87.33 mph. Garris also flashed an 87 mph FB and quality breaking ball at 68-70 mph. Since the event Calder has committed to The Citadel. 


Jay Dillard SS / 2B / TL Hanna , SC / 2022

A solid all around infield prospect, Dillard put on a clinic at Shipyard Park for the Future Games Trials. Advanced defender with plenty of arm strength and the ability to make throws from multiple arm slots. Simple line drive approach with tons of barrels in BP as well as in game. Dillard has committed to Clemson since his participation in the event. 




Andrew Cotten RHP / 1B / P27 Baseball Academy, SC / 2022

The physical RHP worked his FB up to 84 with more in the tank. The pitch showed bowling ball heavy tendencies from a L3Q slot. Although erratic at times with his command Cotten clearly profiles as a bullpen arm at the next level. He mixed FB/Breaking ball from the same slot. The durable frame will handle the work load at the next level and gives him plenty of upside. Since the event Cotten made a commitment to play baseball at East Tennessee State University. 




Jack Killelea C / OF / Legion Collegiate , SC / 2022

Killelea's arrow is absolutely pointing up. He has added some functional strength to his frame and remained athletic. He has developed into a solid catching prospect with the ability to play 3rd or in the OF. He showed an advanced approach in the box with above average pitch recognition and zone awareness. He has natural loft in the bat path from an athletic stance, producing an exit speed of 94.21 (Trackman).