CBA Copperheads 15u – Matthews

April 27, 2018 Off By Can Capell
CBA Copperheads 15u – Matthews

–Top Position Players:

Grant Sutton- MI/OF/P, R/R.. Good range in field, both as SS and CF. Average arm with potential to be above average. Average hands with ability to become above average with improved control of feet. Pull side power, working on using whole field. Good velocity off the mound, low 3/4 arm slot with FB run when ball is down. Decent slider, has tendency to get on the side of the ball. 2021 Grad from Hough HS.

Ben Gorman- OF/P, R/R. Average OF for his age with good arm. Above average instincts on the bases. Good speed underway. Gap power. Needs to increase aggressiveness at the plate. Good downhill action on the ball when pitching, high 3/4 arm slot. Offspeed pitches need improvement. 2021 Grad from Hough HS.

Mark Lyda- C, R/R. Above average arm behind the plate, continuing to improve catching/blocking. Average bat speed with line drive power. Runs like a catcher. 2021 Grad from Bandys HS.

Ryan McCreary- C, R/R. Above average receiver/blocker. Arm is getting better, 2.2-2.3 pop. Contact hitter with well above average baseball IQ. 2021 Grad from Langtree Charter.

–Top Pitchers:

Nathan Smith- RHP. 4-pitch mix with above average command. 4-seam, 2-seam, CH & CB. Mid-Upper 70's with FB, good run on 2-seam. CB has more Slurve action, CH w/ some depth. Well above average pitching IQ w/ above average pick off move. Body projects very well. 2021 Grad from Pine Lake Prep

Grant Sutton- RHP. See above.

–Top uncommitted:

All.

— Committed Players:

N/A

— Expectations:

To get better.