Tournament Of Stars Top 50 Prospects

Rank Name Pos. Hometown Ht Wt B/T
1 Tyler Matzek LHP Mission Viejo, Calif. 6-3 185 L/L
Projectable lefty with four quality pitches and a fastball in the low-90s, Matzek has Major League starter stuff.
2 Donavan Tate OF Cartersville, Ga. 6-3 200 R/R
Five-tool outfielder with present ability that also projects, Tate is above-average in all facets of the game.
3 Max Stassi C Yuba City, Calif. 5-10 190 R/R
An energetic catcher with athleticism, Stassi is great behind the plate but also might be the best pure hitter in the 2009 class.
4 Matthew Purke LHP Spring, Tex. 6-3 180 L/L
Projectable lefty with overpowering stuff, including a low-90s fastball from a 3/4 arm slot, Purke is especially tough on lefthanded hitters.
5 Austin Maddox C/RHP Jacksonville, Fla. 6-2 220 R/R
Big and strong pro-bodied catcher, Maddox has a well above-average arm and huge raw power projection at the plate.
6 Jacob Turner RHP St. Charles, Mo. 6-4 205 R/R
A strong, pro-bodied righthander, Turner has overpowering stuff, including a big league fastball reaching 94 mph.
7 Jacob Marisnick OF Riverside, Calif. 6-4 200 R/R
Strong, athletic and loaded with tools, Marisnick is a force at the plate, hitting for average and power.
8 LeVon Washington OF/2b Gainesville, Fla. 5-10 170 L/R
The fastest prospect in the 2009 class, Washington has game changing speed and an advanced approach at the plate.
9 Deven Marrero SS Davie, Fla. 6-1 180 R/R
A smooth fielding shortstop with plus actions and a Major League arm, Marrero leads a thin 2009 class at the premium position.
10 Matthew Moynihan OF San Diego, Calif. 6-2 205 L/R
An above-average runner with the ability to hit for average and power, Moynihan projects to have five at-least average tools.
11 Bobby Borchering IF/RHP Alva, Fla. 6-4 195 S/R
Blessed with an athletic and projectable pro-body, Borchering has raw-power and a big-time arm at the corner position.
12 Christopher Jenkins RHP Westfield, N.J. 6-7 230 R/R
Very tall and lanky, Jenkins is still growing into his body and gaining coordination as he uses a long arm-swing to reach 94 mph with his fastball.
13 Randal Grichuk OF/IF Rosenburg, Tex. 6-1 195 R/R
Wiry but strong, Grichuk has tremendous hit instincts and snap in his wrists creating power power and also plays a solid right field.
14 Zach Dotson LHP Springfield, Ga. 6-3 185 L/L
A good looking projectable lefty with four pitches, Dotson throws a fastball sitting between 87-90 mph and touching 92 with late darting armside life.
15 James Needy RHP Santee, Calif. 6-6 195 R/R
Very tall with a projectable frame and four good pitches, Needy’s fastball velocity is only 87-89 but should improve.
16 Jiovanni Mier 2b/RHP Pomona, Calif. 6-2 170 R/R
An athletic middle infielder with strength and an above-average arm, Mier will most likely be an offensive second baseman but is also good of the mound as well.
17 Colton Cain 1b/LHP Waxahachie, Tex. 6-3 225 L/L
A strong pro-bodied two-way prospect, Cain has raw power at the plate, enough athleticism in the field and a fastball up to 89 mph off the mound.
18 Jeff Malm 1b Las Vegas, Nev. 6-3 225 L/L
Possessing a bigger body with little more projection, Malm is an advanced hitter with the chance to hit for average and big power but is limited to first base only.
19 Matt Davidson 3b Yucaipa, Calif. 6-3 210 R/R
A strong pro-bodied corner infielder with athleticism, Davidson has all the raw tools and projects large but has present hittability question marks.
20 Michael Zunino C Cape Coral, Fla. 6-2 190 R/R
Possessing an ideal catcher’s frame with real strength and projection, Zunino possesses raw big league tools but has work that needs to be done defensively and offensively to realize his potential.
21 David Nick MIF Cypress, Calif. 6-2 175 R/R
An athletic baseball savy middle infielder that will at least get a chance to play shortstop, Nick is a plus-hitter and has an above-average arm but defensive range is his main question mark.
22 Garrett Gould RHP Wichita, Kan. 6-4 190 R/R
Possessing a prototypical pitcher’s frame with projection, Gould pitches with a back shoulder tilt, running his fastball up to 91 mph, but has command and consistency concerns due to delivery.
23 Matt Hobgood RHP Norco, Calif. 6-4 245 R/R
A very big strong bodied two-way prospect, Hobgood is powerful on the mound, throwing four pitches, including a fastball between 88-91 mph while his secondary stuff was ok but needs improvement. At the plate, Hobgood has legitimate raw powerand the potential to turn it into in-game production.
24 Chad James LHP Yukon, Okla. 6-3 185 L/L
A smooth looking lefty with a pitcher’s body, James has pitchability and command of three pitches, including an easy fastball touching 90 mph.
25 Brooks Pounders IF/RHP Temecula, Calif. 6-5 220 R/R
Very big and imposing at the plate and on the mound, Pounders has big raw power but hittability concerns but could be better as a pitcher with a fastball in the low-90s and a power slider.
26 Jake Barrett RHP Mesa, Ariz. 6-4 235 R/R
A big bodied righty with tree trunks for legs, Barrett showed a downhill fastball with life  between 88-91 mph complemented with fringy secondary stuff.
27 Jacob Morris OF Coppell, Tex. 6-3 195 S/R
A strong pro-bodied athlete who looks the part, Morris is a plus runner and flahses glimpses of having all the tools but hasn’t shown the ability to utilize them, especially at the plate as he failed to get a hit at the TOS.
28 Trevor Bauer RHP Valencia, Calif. 6-1 175 R/R
Skipping his senior season and entering UCLA early, Bauer will be a very good college pitcher with four pitches including a fastball up to 91 mph and an above-average curve.
29 Madison Younginer RHP Simpsonville, S.C. 6-3 190 R/R
Possessing a projectable frame with plus athleticism on the mound, Younginer has clean mechanics and a loose arm, running his fastball between 88-90 mph while mixing and commanding his advanced curve and change.
30 Richie Shaffer RHP/3b Charlotte, N.C. 6-3 190 R/R
A very athletic and well-rounded baseball player with projection, Shaffer is a two-way prospect that hasn’t shown above-average ability on the mound or in the field quite yet. He does have raw power and a strong arm to play third base and he sits between 85-88 mph off the mound with a developing curve.
31 Matt Helm 2b Queencreek, Ariz. 6-2 190 R/R
A strong hardnosed baseball player with little more projection, Helm is an advanced hitter that could be an offensive second baseman as he doesn’t run well or have enough power to play a corner position.
32 Jonathan Singleton 1b Lakewood, Calif. 6-2 215 L/L
A big bodied first base only position player, Singleton has length and leverage in his swing leading to his main tool of huge raw power but is still raw with both his hit instincts and fielding ability.
33 Andrew Aplin OF Suisun City, Calif. 6-0 190 L/L
A hardnosed ball player with a little more projection, Aplin is an advanced hitter that makes consistent contact but projects as a fourth outfielder due to lack of blazing speed or above-average power.
34 Nolan Fontana MIF Winter Garden, Fla. 5-10 175 L/R
An undersized lefthanded hitting middle infielder, Fontana has smooth defensive actions but may lack the range to be average at shortstop but is well above-average at second base. At the plate, he lacks power but does make good contact, driving the ball to all fields.
35 Ethan Bright 1b Batesville, Miss. 6-5 225 L/R
A very large pro-bodied first baseman, Bright has huge raw lefthanded power and projection but is raw at the plate and in the field.
36 Andrew Susac C Roseville, Calif 6-1 190 R/R
An athletic catching prospect with strength and durability, Susac’s tools are average across the board but he needs refining behind the plate to become a plus defender.
37 Kyle McKenzie RHP Canton, Mass. 6-1 175 L/R
A competitive righty with enough size but little more projection, McKenzie has clean mechanics and a loose arm, typically throwing his fastball between 87-89 mph which he complements with a sharp downer outpitch curveball.
38 Scott Griggs RHP Alamo, Calif. 6-2 185 R/R
A good looking righthanded pitching prospect with room to add strength, Griggs has an easy delivery and a fastball between 87-90 mph that he complements with a plus changeup.
39 Kyrell Hudson OF Vancover, Wash. 6-2 185 R/R
A true athlete with a frame to add strength, Hudson has tools, including a strong arm and above-average running ability, however his baseball skills are raw both defensively and at the plate.
40 Mike Trout OF/2b Millville, N.J. 6-1 190 R/R
Both strong and athletic with a baseball mentality, Trout is a plus-runner and a good hitter with occasional power, however his lack of arm stregnth profiles him best at second base or left field.
41 Jonathan Meyer IF/C Simi Valley, Calif 6-1 195 S/R
A versatile infielder with strength and athleticism, Meyer can play multiple positions, possibly even catcher, as he possesses an above-average arm and fielding ability, however he is a poor runner, keeping him out of the shortstop position. At the plate, he is a switch hitter with the potential to hit for both power and average.
42 Patrick Schuster LHP Holiday, Fla. 6-2 165 R/L
Tall and very thin, Schuster pitches with a low 3/4 loose but funky slinging delivery, creating some deception and sink on his fastball that is typically between 86-88 mph.
43 Nick Berhel RHP Benicia, Calif. 6-1 180 R/R
A righty with just enough size and arm strength, Berhel showed three quality pitches including a fastball touching 91 mph and an above-average slider with tight two-plane movement.
44 Jonathan Walsh C Coppell, Tex. 6-3 215 S/R
A very strong and athletic catching prospect, Walsh is a switch hitter that has potential to be offensive, hitting for power and average. He also runs well for a catcher but will need to work on receiving and blocking if he wants to stay behind the dish.
45 Matthew Graham RHP Springfield, Tex. 6-4 215 R/R
A big and strong pro-bodied righthander, Graham has arm strength, showing a fastball up to 90 mph but has a funky delivery, including a back shoulder tilt, causing command and consistency issues. When sharp, Graham flashed a plus curveball and changeup as well.
46 Anthony Tzamtzis MIF Coconut Grove, Fla. 6-0 185 R/R
A good looking athletic middle infielder, Tzamtzis is an all-around good baseball player with good hit instincts and occasional power. He has the arm and fielding ability to play any infield position, however, lack of footspeed and range will most likely keep him out of the shortstop position.
47 Ronnie Richardson OF/RHP Eagle Lake, Fla 5-8 170 S/R
A well undersized but physically matured prospect lacking projection, Richardson has a plus arm and runs well but does not project as a center fielder and doesn’t have the power to play on the corners. On the mound, Richardson has been up to 92 with a hard 80 mph slider.
48 Clay Dalton RHP Kennesaw, Ga 6-3 190 R/R
A good bodied righthander with projection, Dalton showed arm strength and pitchability, running his fastball up to 90 mph and flashing an above-average changeup.
49 Keenyn Walker OF Salt Lake City, Utah 6-2 190 S/R
A solid athlete with room to add strength, Walker is a plus runnerwith a solid arm and raw baseball instincts and a high ceiling.
50 Josh Turley LHP Texarkana, Tex 6-0 185 L/L
An almost undersized lefty, Turley pitched as well as anyone at the TOS, using a mid-80s fastball and superior command and pitchability to strike out 10 of the 15 batters he faced.