Dudes of the Weekend: Week 4

Hitters

Matt Scott II (Lonestar National 2024 Sanders)

Lonestar National 2024 Sanders’ Matt Scott II absolutely destroyed the baseball this past week at the Pudge Rodriguez World Classic. The 2024 Oklahoma commit out of Klein Oak (TX) had quite the power surge as he blasted a ridiculous five home runs and took home Offensive MVP honors after an incredible show at the dish. The RHH has a huge presence in the box and light tower power which was on full display in a tournament full of top tier talent. We look forward to seeing this dude blast more bombs throughout the summer and over the course of the next couple years.

Event: Pudge Rodriguez World Classic

Stat Line: 8-21, 5 HR, 11 RBI, 8R, 4 BB, 2 SB

Elbert Trey Craig (Lonestar National 2024 Sanders)

Lonestar National 2024 Sanders’ Elbert Trey Craig formed a formidable 1-2 punch with fellow Dude of the Weekend Matt Scott II in the Pudge Rodriguez World Classic. The uncommitted 2024 from Pantego Christian Academy certainly showed off the hit tool as he collected 12 knocks on the week and really looked to use the entire field. Craig has the ability to hit for both power and average and has a mature approach at the dish.  The RHH not only was a threat to do damage at the plate but also swiped five bags on the weekend and came around to score six times. This dude really impressed on the big stage this past week and is name worth watching throughout the remainder of the summer circuit.

Event: Pudge Rodriguez World Classic

Stat Line: 12-24, 2B, 3B, HR, 7 RBI, 6R, 4 BB, 5 SB

Jake Hernandez (Colorado Rage 16U)

Colorado Rage 16U’s Jake Hernandez was an RBI machine this weekend. Hernandez finished with a 10-16 stat line that included a double, home run, thirteen runs driven in, six runs scored, and a walk. The 2024 uncommitted prospect from Cherokee Trail (CO) has very fluid hands and uses them to keep his body timing in check while the pitch is being delivered. Hernandez loves to pull the ball and does it with authority, but he also flashed the ability to go up the middle with it. On top of that, he showed an impressive arm behind the plate. Hernandez was a massive contributor for the Rage throughout the weekend.

Event: Five Tool Colorado Summer Invitational

Stat Line: 10-16, 2B, HR, 13 RBI, 6R, BB

Ty Large (Gameday Angels Diaz)

Gameday Angels Diaz’s Ty Large showed impressive tools on both sides of the ball this weekend. At the plate, the 2022 uncommitted product out of Bear Creek (CO) went 10-14 with two doubles, three triples, a homer, eight runs scored, eight runs driven in, and four bags stolen. He also used an impressive arm to throw someone out at the plate from right field. Large’s swing from the left side is a quiet one, where he uses his quick hands and a short but compact swing to drive the ball. With impressive speed, power, and defense, Large showed out this weekend.

Event: Five Tool Colorado Summer Invitational

Stat Line: 10-14, 2 2B, 3 3B, HR, 8 RBI, 8R, 4 SB

James Harbison (Gameday Angels Diaz)

Gameday Angels Diaz’s James Harbison was a double machine and overall monster at the plate this weekend. He ended with a 9-13 stat line that included two doubles, a home run, eight RBI’s, six runs scored, and two walks. Harbison keeps his front foot closer to the plate than his back, which lets him turn on the ball with authority. The 2022 uncommitted stud from Chaparral (CO) was driving the ball all over the place, including over the center fielders head and down the left field line. Harbison was looking very comfortable at the plate in this event.

Event: Five Tool Colorado Summer Invitational

Stat Line: 9-13, 7 2B, HR, 8 RBI, 6R, 2 BB

Keagon Pitton (Gameday Angels Diaz)

Gameday Angels Diaz’s Keagon Pitton turned in an impressive showing this weekend. The 2022 uncommitted right hander from Riverdale Ridge (CO) went 7-9 with two doubles, three home runs, eight runs driven in, ten runs, two walks, and two stolen bases. Pitton uses a toe tap and quiet hands during his load up, and then explodes to the ball with power. He flashed power to all fields, including a double to the right field wall. This dude is an extremely powerful bat and is worth a watch as he continues on.

Event: Five Tool Colorado Summer Invitational

Stat Line: 7-9, 2 2B, 3 HR, 8 RBI, 10R, 2 BB, 2 SB

Colin Adams (Gameday Angels Diaz)

Gameday Angels Diaz’s Colin Adams was another impressive bat this weekend. The right hander finished with an 8-13 stat line, including three doubles, a triple, two homers, nine RBI’s, and six runs scored. The uncommitted 2023 prospect from Douglas County (CO) utilized a powerful leg kick and impressive lower half mechanics in his swing. Adams stayed back on the ball very well and used his back leg to create pull-side power. This bat is another one that was felt every time it came up to the plate.

Event: Five Tool Colorado Summer Invitational

Stat Line: 8-13, 3 2B, 3B, 2 HR, 9 RBI, 6R

Ricky Morgan (Impact Baseball Club Worley)

Impact Baseball Club Worley’s Ricky Morgan was an on base machine this weekend. Morgan ended with a 12-17 stat line that included two doubles, seven runs driven in, five runs, two walks, and a stolen base. The uncommitted left-handed bat out of Northwest (TX) was extremely comfortable at the plate and had an advanced approach every at bat. He stayed through the ball on his swing well, while also showing impressive hands that got to the ball quickly. Morgan is an advanced hitter and showed it this weekend.

Event: 15U Championships Pudge Rodriguez World Classic

Stat Line: 12-17, 2 2B, 7 RBI, 5R, 2 BB, SB

Jeb Gordon (One Percent Academy Jays)

One Percent Academy Jays’ Jeb Gordon could not stop getting extra bases in this weekend’s event. Gordon went 7-8 and racked up two doubles, two triples, a home run, eight RBI’s, eight runs scored, three walks, and three stolen bags.This 2024 uncommitted stud out of Klein (TX) used a quick toe tap and used his strong build to drive the ball. Gordon was pulling the ball extremely well, including a double that was ripped down the line. This right hander put on a show this weekend and should continue to do just that.

Event: Five Tool East Texas Tyler Junior College

Stat Line: 7-8, 2 2B, 2 3B, HR, 8 RBI, 8R, 3 BB, 3 SB

Landon Smith (Dallas Tigers 2026 Cienega/Myles

Dallas Tigers 2026 Cienega/Myles’ Landon Smith produced for his club in a big way this weekend. Smith ended the weekend with a 7-12 stat line, including a double, two triples, a homer, three runs batted in, ten runs, and two walks. The right hander showed an impressive ability to sit back on the ball and slap it the other way. The 2025 uncommitted prospect out of Van (TX) used a small toe tap and got his hands to the ball quickly. Smith has a great feel at the plate and showed just that this past weekend.

Event: Five Tool Texas Tarleton State University I

Stat Line: 7-12, 2B, 2 3B, HR, 3 RBI, 10R, 2 BB

Dillon Dryman (Texas Oilers 14U Nowell)

Texas Oilers 14U Nowell’s Dillon Dryman stood out on the diamond this past weekend. Dryman went 8-16 with three doubles, a triple, three RBI’s, six runs, a walk, and two stolen bases. Dryman uses a little bounce in his body to keep his timing in tack as the pitcher winds up, and then uses a long stride paired with quick hands to get hard contact. The 2025 uncommitted prospect out of Sunnyvale (TX) has an impressive frame and his swing will only get more powerful as he continues to play more. Dryman stood out in a big way with the way he was swinging that bat.

Event: Five Tool Texas West Texas 14U/15U Championships

Stat Line: 8-16, 3 2B, 3B, 3 RBI, 6R, BB, 2 SB

Jacob Hollingsworth (Dallas Tigers Ortegon 17U)

Dallas Tigers Ortegon 17U’s Jacob Hollingsworth showed out at the dish this past weekend in the Five Tool South Texas World Series Qualifier. The uncommitted 2023 from Wylie East (TX) picked up six extra base hits in the event and looked to do significant damage each time he stepped to the plate. The RHH has a solid base in the box and really gets into his legs to provide power and pop. Hollingsworth has the make up of a middle of the order hitter and is a guy that scouts should certainly get on in the coming months.

Event: Five Tool South Texas World Series Qualifier

Stat Line: 9-12, 3 2B, 2 3B, HR, 9 RBI, 6R, 2 BB

Jose Pacheco (Banditos Baseball)

Banditos Baseball’s Jose Pacheco was a standout in the Inland Empire this past weekend. Pacheco ended the event with a 9-14 line, including two doubles, a triple, four runs driven in, a run scored, and a base stolen. Pacheco generates his power with a heavy leg kick and stays balanced throughout it. The 2024 uncommitted right hander out of Gahr (CA) was playing to all fields well and looked to drive the ball to the power alleys. Pacheco was clearly an advanced hitter and is an exciting player to watch.

Event: Five Tool California Inland Empire Classic

Stat Line: 9-14, 2 2B, 3B, 4 RBI, R, SB

Alejandro Garza (TB SoCal 2025)

TB SoCal 2025’s Alejandro Garza impressed at the plate in this weekend’s event. Garza finished 7-14 with two doubles, three triples, seven runs batted in, and three runs scored. The right hander was always in control of the at bat and showed an impressive approach at the plate. He also flashed the ability to hit the ball hard the opposite way. The uncommitted 2025 prospect out of Great Oaks (CA) was on top of his game and it was easy to pick up on.

Event: Five Tool California Inland Empire Classic

Stat Line: 7-14, 2 2B, 3 3B, 7 RBI, 3R

Jordan Walczykowski (NorCal Black 2026)

NorCal Black 2026’s Jordan Walczykowski was on fire at the plate in the Five Tool California NorCal Qualifier. The uncommitted 2026 from Jesuit (CA) racked up a staggering 11 hits in only 17 at bats as he led the way in his team’s run to the 15U Division title. The LHH utilized his short, quick bat speed to shoot the ball all over the yard and made it tough on pitchers as he has good bat to ball skills. As this dude begins to get stronger and add to an already impressive frame, the sky is the limit.

Event: Five Tool California NorCal Qualifer

Stat Line: 11-17, 2 2B, 3B, 7 RBI, 7R, 2 SB

Jaden Neugebauer (Chico Aces 16U)

Chico Aces 16U’s Jaden Neugebauer was a hitting machine at the Five Tool California NorCal Qualifier. The uncommitted 2025 from Chico (CA) hit a staggering .733 this past weekend and found a way to grind out at bats. The LHH sought to drive the ball the other way which really highlights his mature approach at the dish. In addition to a stellar weekend at the plate, Neugebauer also utilized his speed as he swiped four bags. This dude is certainly a fun watch and will be a dude to keep an eye out for over the course of the next few years.

Event: Five Tool California NorCal Qualifier

Stat Line: 11-15, 3 2B, 5 RBI, 3R, 4 SB

Riley Borges (NorCal Baseball 2024)

NorCal Baseball 2024’s Riley Borges was a tough out at the plate in the Five Tool California NorCal Qualifier. The uncommitted 2024 from Amador Valley (CA) was a nuisance for opposing pitchers as he just finds a way to put the bat on the ball. The LHH has the make up of a future lead off guy as he takes what the opposition gives him and is not afraid to use the entire field. Borges not only showed off the ability to hit for average but also highlighted both his patience and power as he smacked three doubles and also drew five walks. This dude put together a really nice offensive showing and will be a name to continue to watch throughout the rest of summer.

Event: Five Tool California NorCal Qualifier

Stat Line: 8-11, 3 2B, 8 RBI, 10R, 5 BB, SB

Jack Schlicher (NorCal Baseball 2024)

NorCal Baseball 2024’s Jack Schlicher was scorching hot at the dish in the Five Tool California NorCal Qualifier. The uncommitted 2024 from California High (CA) blasted two home runs over the weekend and impressed with his ability to drive in runs and find ways to have productive at bats. The RHH has a picture perfect swing and utilizes a short, quick bat path to provide pop and catch up to higher velos. Schlicher is a dude that has a chance to continue impressing scouts over the course of the next two years. Get on this one now!

Event: Five Tool California NorCal Qualifier

Stat Line: 7-14, 2B, 3B, 2 HR, 9 RBI, 6R, SB

Tryston Harmon (KTF Baseball)

KTF Baseball’s Tyston Harmon was a handful for opposing pitchers this past weekend at the Five Tool California NorCal Qualifier. The uncommitted 2023 from Coli (CA) showed off some impressive pull side pop as he blasted three doubles and drive in five runs. The RHH has the make up of a stereotypical clean up hitter and is a threat to do damage each time he steps to the plate. This dude certainly made some noise in a talented event and is a player to keep tabs on moving forward.

Event: Five Tool California NorCal Qualifier

Stat Line: 8-14, 3 2B, 5 RBI, R, 2 BB, 2 SB

Pitchers

Jaxon Rickert (Stix 2025 Scout)

Stix 2025 Scout’s Jaxon Rickert was a key component to his squad’s run to the championship of the Pudge Rodriguez World Classic. The uncommitted 2025 from Lake Ridge (TX) proved to be a workhorse on the rubber as he tossed 11 innings over the week and also showcased strikeout stuff. The RHP already has impressive velocity for his age and runs his fastball up to 85 MPH. With an already tall, lanky frame expect to see some big jumps in velocity over the coming months. Rickert spotted up well in a dominant performance Sunday morning and will be a dude to watch as he transitions into his sophomore year at Lake Ridge. Mark this name down.

Event: Pudge Rodriguez World Classic

Stat Line: 11 IP, 14K, 2H, 0R

Bryce LeBlanc (Lubbock Baseball Academy Deck)

Lubbock Baseball Academy Deck’s Bryce LeBlanc was lights out throughout his week at the Pudge Rodriguez World Classic. The uncommitted 2024 from Lubbock (TX) featured great control of a three-pitch mix and racked up swing and misses on his way to 12 strikeouts. The LHP showcased impressive run on his fastball and ran it up to 86 MPH while also keeping hitters off balance with a big curveball. LeBlanc has the stuff of a future ace and is a name scout’s should certainly keep tabs on.

Event: Pudge Rodriguez World Classic

Stat Line: 6 IP, 12K, H, 0R

Jack Sharp (5 Star Performance 2024 National)

5 Star Performance 2024 National’s Jack Sharp was lights out in his outing at the Pudge Rodriguez World Classic. The uncommitted 2024 from Rockwall Heath (TX) was nearly unhittable through six innings and racked up 11 strikeouts in a dominant effort from the get go. The RHP showcased some impressive velocity and touched 88 MPH with his fastball. Sharp was not afraid to go after hitters and challenged them with electric stuff. This dude has all the potential in the world and will be a fun name to watch as he puts on a little bit more muscle and adds velocity. Watch out for this one.

Event: Pudge Rodriguez World Classic

Stat Line: 6 IP, 11K, H, 0 ER

Braxton Biela (Marucci Elite Texas 2024 Ognoskie)

Marucci Elite Texas 2024 Ognoskie’s Braxton Biela was a dominant force during his start this weekend. In seven innings pitched, Biela gave up no runs while striking eleven batters out. Biela  sat 80-82 MPH with the fastball and located it well. He paired that fastball with a 65-67 MPH curveball that threw hitters off due to the velocity difference. He commanded both pitches well and was comfortable using them in every count. The 2024 uncommitted right hander out of Friendswood (TX) was on cruise control when he was on that bump.

Event: Five Tool Texas North Texas Pudge Series/Mickey Mantle Qualifier

Stat Line: 7 IP, 11K, 3H, 0R

Kreasen Dean (Texoma Baseball)

Texoma Baseball’s Kreasen Dean was mowing hitters down when he went on that hill this weekend. The right hander went seven innings of shutout baseball and struck out fourteen batters while allowing just two hits. Dean has a wiry form that he uses to snap the ball off to the batter, whether it is his fastball or his curve. The 2024 uncommitted prospect out of Rider (TX) was freezing hitters consistently due to his stuff being on point. It would’ve been hard to look better than he did on that bump.

Event: Five Tool Texas Tarleton State University I

Stat Line: 7 IP, 14K, 2H, 0R

Jayden Harper (KTF Baseball)

KTF Baseball’s Jayden Harper led his team to the 18U Division Championship at the Five Tool California NorCal Qualifier. The 2022 Ohlone commit racked up 15 strikeouts in two outings this past weekend and really overwhelmed hitters with a nasty fastball-slider combo. The LHP effectively tunneled his pitches to generate swing and misses and kept hitters guessing each and every at bat. Harper is a mature arm that is going to be a problem at the collegiate level.

Event: Five Tool NorCal Qualifier

Stat Line: 7.1 IP, 15K, 4H, 0 ER

Other Notable Performances

15U Championships Pudge Rodriguez World Classic

Carroll LeBouef (Texas Cannons 2025 Chamblee) 5.1 IP, 10K, 3H, 0R

Five Tool East Texas Tyler Junior College

Winn Harriss (ET Titans 16U) 11 IP, 26K, 3H, 0R

Dorian Reyes (Phenom 15U National) 7 IP, 13K, 3H, 0 ER

Five Tool Texas North Texas Showdown Satellite Series

Nolan Younts (Dallas Mustangs Martin) 7-10, 2 3B, 7 RBI, 10R, 4 BB, SB

Riley Nelson (NTXBC Dirtbags 2022 Allerheiligen) 8-12, 2 2B, HR, 9 RBI, 5R, SB

Jabdriel Reyes (17U National Baseball Academy PR) 8-12, 2 2B, 3B, HR, 6 RBI, 6R, 2 BB, SB

Regan Kelley (Ft. Worth Cats Black) 7-8, 2B, 3B, 2 RBI, 5R, SB

Jack Garza (UB Texas Harvey) 6 IP, 15K, 2H, 0R

Garan Millican (Ft. Worth Cats Black) 7 IP, 14K, 2H, 0R

Five Tool Texas Southeast Texas Showdown Satellite Series

Klayton Kurtz (Texas Twelve 2024 Red) 11-18, 4 2B, 4 3B, HR, 5 RBI, 11R, 2 BB, 2 SB

Noah Tart (Texas Twelve 2025 White) 9-15, 3 2B, 3 RBI, 6R, 2 SB

Isaiah Robledo (Texas Twelve 2025 ST Blue) 9-12, 4 2B, 3B, 8 RBI, 7R, BB, 6 SB

Brandon Lang (Texas Twelve 2024 Red) 9-13, 2 2B, 3B, 9 RBI, 7R, BB, SB

Will Van Wie (Texas Twelve 2025 Black) 7-9, 3 2B, 3B, HR, 5 RBI, 6R, BB, SB

James Kennedy (Wheelhouse Baseball 17U) 8-11, 5 2B, 3B, 10 RBI, 5R

Marcus Rodriguez (HTB Gil 2024) 9 IP, 12K, 3H, 0R

Justin Bryant (Wheelhouse Baseball 17U) 6 IP, 11K, H, 0 ER

Five Tool Texas Tarleton State University I

Ben Scott (Sendero Baseball 17U) 8-12, 2 2B, 3 RBI, 4R, BB

Five Tool West Texas 14U/15U Championships

Owen Skinner (Braves Baseball 15U Blue) 5 IP, 10K, H, 0 ER

Five Tool California NorCal Qualifier

Diego Duarte (West Coast Elite NorCal 2022) 6 IP, 13K, 0H, 0R

Will Bordin (GamePrep Baseball Academy 2024) 6 IP, 13K, 3H, 0R

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