Jesse Flores Memorial Top Prospects

Here’s a look at the top 10 players at this
year’s Jesse Flores Memorial All-Star Game, as judged by Baseball America scout Dave Perkin in
consultation with other scouts in attendance. Rankings reflect the player’s
ceiling and likelihood of reaching that ceiling, with some
consideration to performance at the event.

Rank Player Pos. High School
1. Isaac Galloway of Los Osos HS, Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.
2. Aaron Hicks of Wilson HS, Long Beach, Calif.
3. Kyle Skipworth c Patriot HS, Rubidoux, Calif.
4. Cutter Dykstra 2b/ss Westlake HS, Westlake Village, Calif.
5. Ricky Oropesa rhp/1b Etiwanda, HS, Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.
6. Clark Murphy Jr. 1b Fallbrook (Calif.) HS
7. Edgar Olmos lhp Birmingham HS, Van Nuys, Calif.
8. Miles Reagan rhp El Capitan HS, Lakeside, Calif.
9. Corey Levier 1b Diamond Bar (Calif.) HS
10. Jett Bandy c Thousand Oaks (Calif.) HS
11. Chris Amezquita 3b Servite HS, Anaheim
12. Bryan Harr 3b Grossmont HS, San Diego
13. Matt McGill rhp Royal HS, Agoura, Calif.
14. Adam Miller rhp Yucaipa (Calif.) HS
15. Shawn Smith lhp Saugus HS, Santa Clarita, Calif.

Best Tools Player Pos. High School
Best Outfield Arm Anthony Gose of Bellflower (Calif.) HS
Best Infield Arm Ricky Oropesa 1b/rhp Etiwanda, HS, Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.
Best Pure Hitter Kyle Skipworth c Patriot HS, Rubidoux, Calif.
Best Raw Power Ricky Oropesa 1b/rhp Etiwanda, HS, Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.
Best Fastball Aaron Hicks of/rhp Wilson HS, Long Beach, Calif.
Best Breaking Ball Matt McGill rhp Royal HS, Agoura, Calif.
Closes To Majors Cutter Dykstra 2b/ss Westlake HS, Westlake Village, Calif.


Sleepers

1. Matt Cerda, ss/2b, (Oceanside HS): Fine defensive second baseman. Makes contact, sprays the ball all over the field. Very aggressive baserunner.

2. Corey Levier, 1b (Diamond Bar HS): Pro body, 6-3, 205, fit and strong.  Emerging bat, attacks ball, battles pitchers and gets deep in counts.

3. Zach Collier,  of (Chino Hills HS): Good size, athletic build, all around tools.  Runs a 6.9, and is lefthanded all the way.

4. Sean Gilmartin, 1b/lhp (Crespi HS): Silky smooth, lefthanded hitter with picturesque swing.  Corner OF or 1B speed at 7.15.

5. Cameron Garfield, c (Murrieta Valley HS): Catcher whose bat needs work, but reeled off a 1.88 POP time, Class of 2009.

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