The most important event of the autumn is Good Sport’s WWBA World Championship, sometimes referred to easily as “Jupiter” within the scouting neighborhood in reference to its location in Florida on the again fields of the Cardinals’ and Marlins’ complexes.
Whereas the main target for scouts with main league groups is on gamers for the 2024 draft, Jupiter brings gamers for 2024, 2025 and a few for 2026 as effectively, offering a glimpse at among the prime underclass gamers from across the nation towards what’s sometimes superior competitors for that age group.
Almost half of the highest 100 gamers within the 2025 class had been in Jupiter, with different gamers enhancing their inventory on the event. These are reviews and movies on 50 gamers from the 2025 and 2026 lessons who stood out in Jupiter.
Promote entered Jupiter already a extremely regarded prospect, however he left the occasion with one of many larger up arrows subsequent time his identify amongst 2025 gamers. A Stanford commit ranked No. 35 within the class, Promote is an athletic 6-foot-1, 170-pound lefthanded hitter who has a compact swing, has a very good sense of the strike zone and makes frequent contact. A plus runner, Promote this summer time would usually put the ball in play on the bottom, however in Jupiter he persistently drove the ball within the air for extra-base harm, going 8-for-19 (.421) with a house run, a triple and three doubles. Promote has a easy decrease half transfer and a decent barrel flip that he used to drag an 89 mph fastball on the inside third for a house run and drive a 90 mph fastball into the right-center area hole for a triple. He additionally turned in one of many spotlight defensive performs of the event, taking a pointy route with good vary charging in to make a diving catch and rob a success in shallow left-center area.
Sebastian Norman, 3B, Missouri
If every part clicks for Norman, he has an opportunity to develop right into a harmful slugger who can hit in the midst of the lineup. The Oklahoma State commit is the No. 24 participant within the 2025 class, a 6-foot-2, 225-pound righthanded hitter with plus pace that’s startling to see from such a bodily participant, a robust arm from third base and among the greatest uncooked energy within the class. Norman doesn’t swing and miss a lot both and normally stays inside the strike zone. He’s a righthanded hitter with a brief stroke and swing path that seemed cleaner in Jupiter, enabling him to faucet into that energy and drive the ball within the air. Norman hit an 0-2 curveball for a ground-rule double, then his subsequent at-bat pulled an 0-2 fastball for one more ground-rule double. He completed hitting .333/.538/.556 with 4 walks and two strikeouts in 13 plate appearances.
Eddie Zaun, SS, Florida
The MVP award for the event went to 2024 catcher Hunter Carns, however Zaun’s efficiency wasn’t far behind. The Miami commit hit .444/.524/1.055, going 8-for-18 with three house runs, two doubles, two walks and just one strikeout. Zaun homered in three straight plate appearances, pulling a fastball down and in for a homer in his final at-bat of 1 recreation, then going deep on fastballs his first two journeys to the plate the subsequent day. The No. 94 participant within the class, Zaun has a robust, compact construct (6 toes, 200 kilos) that helps him drive the ball for extra-base impression with a righthanded swing geared to do harm on pitches down within the zone.
Everett Johnson, OF, North Carolina
Johnson is a continuing nuisance for opponents. The North Carolina State commit and No. 45 participant within the 2025 class is 5-foot-9, 165 kilos with a small strike zone that he seldom expands. That plate self-discipline was evident in Jupiter, the place he led the event with 11 walks in 24 plate appearances. A lefthanded hitter, Johnson doesn’t swing and miss a lot both, and when he will get on base, his plus pace and savvy baserunning permits him to wreak havoc on the basepaths. Johnson confirmed his instincts and excellent baseball IQ in heart area as effectively. Within the first inning with no outs and a runner on second base, the batter singled to shallow heart area, with the ball hanging within the air lengthy sufficient for Johnson to deke the runner into pondering he was going to make the catch, stopping him from scoring on the play.
Jackson Miller, OF, Florida
Miller is the No. 29 participant within the 2025 class, combining spectacular athleticism, instruments and offensive monitor document. He’s 6 toes, 180 kilos with robust forearms, firing the barrel by way of the zone with good bat pace and get in touch with expertise from the fitting aspect. Miller hit .385/.609/.538 with six walks and two strikeouts in 23 plate appearances in Jupiter. Miller can sq. up good velocity but in addition confirmed the flexibility to maneuver the barrel towards offspeed stuff, hitting an 0-2 slider for a double and pulling one other double off a 1-2 changeup. Miller performed left area right here with Everett Johnson in heart area for Canes Nationwide 17U, however Miller is a plus runner who can deal with heart area and showcased his defensive expertise with good vary into left-center area on a diving catch. He’s a Mississippi commit.
River Hamilton, RHP, Oregon
Hamilton was one of many largest arrow-up names in Jupiter and will make a big soar in our subsequent 2025 rankings replace. The Oregon State commit pitched struck out two batters in 0.2 scoreless innings on Oct. 5, then began two days later towards a USA Prime Nationwide/Detroit Tigers Scout Staff lineup stacked with among the prime 2024 and 2025 gamers within the nation. Hamilton did stroll 4 batters in that outing, however he additionally struck out 4 in 3.1 innings and showcased promising stuff and projection. He’s a lanky 6-foot-3, 165 kilos with a ton of house to fill out and add to a fastball that touched 93 mph. There’s doubtless mid-to-upper 90s velocity in his future, and he used his fastball to assault hitters up within the zone and get swing-and-miss there. He was largely fastball/slider in Jupiter, with a 73-78 mph slider displaying good depth to get 4 swings and misses.
Josh Hammond, RHP, North Carolina
Hammond is the No. 12 participant and third-ranked pitcher within the 2025 class. His Jupiter outing was fast however efficient, two scoreless innings with one hit as he struck out 5 of the ten batters he confronted with two walks. Hammond is 6-foot-1, 205 kilos, pitching off a fastball that was as much as 94 mph right here with good carry and averted the center of the plate, getting 10 swings and misses on 28 pitches. Hammond enhances his fastball with a low-80s slider, a possible plus pitch with sharp, late chunk that induced 4 empty swings in his quick outing. The Wake Forest commit has flashed really feel for a changeup too, although he solely threw a few them right here.
Josh Gibbs, SS, Georgia
Gibbs has electrical arms on the plate and among the greatest barrel accuracy within the 2025 class. He appears to all the time pile up hits at each occasion he attends and Jupiter was no completely different, with the Georgia commit going 5-for-11 with 4 walks and two strikeouts. The No. 14 participant within the nation, Gibbs generates a whole lot of torque in his righthanded swing, producing loads of bat pace to place a shocking cost into the ball from his lean 6-foot, 170-pound body. He confirmed his athleticism at shortstop too, making a leaping catch to snare a line drive on the peak of his soar to rob what might have been an extra-base hit ticketed for the left-center area hole.
Miguel Sime Jr., RHP, New York
Sime solely pitched one inning, but it surely was sufficient to do one thing few 16-year-old have ever executed: contact 99 mph. The LSU commit sat within the mid-90s, reaching 98 mph on 4 pitches and 99 mph thrice, together with one on a 3-2 pitch for a swinging strikeout. At 6-foot-2, 225 kilos, Sime has a robust, burly construct, a quick arm and has some effort to his supply. Sime threw fastballs on 26 of his 27 pitches—he combined in a single 76 mph curveball on the finish of his outing—and his fastball overpowered hitters when it was within the zone, getting seven swings and misses.
Kelvyn Paulino Jr., 3B, North Carolina
The 5 Star/High Tier Roos Mafia gained the event and Paulino was pivotal to the staff’s success, hitting .444/.583/.556 in 24 plate appearances with 4 walks and two strikeouts. Paulino is 6-foot-1, 185 kilos, a righthanded hitter who units up with an open stance, then closes himself off when he strides righthanded hitter, Paulino is 6-foot-1, 185 kilos, organising with an open stance earlier than striding right into a closed off place. He retains his arms contained in the ball effectively, one thing he confirmed when he pulled a 92 mph fastball for a ground-rule double. The Miami commit made good swing choices all through the event and swinging by way of simply three of the 92 pitches he confronted.
Kayson Cunningham, SS, Texas
Cunningham did his regular factor in Jupiter, piling up hits and getting on base whereas hardly ever swinging and lacking. The No. 9 participant within the 2025 class and a Texas Tech commit, Cunningham is a 5-foot-9, 170-pound lefthanded hitter who is among the most tough gamers within the nation to strike out. He swung and missed simply as soon as in 13 journeys to the plate, going 4-for-11 (.364) with two walks, no strikeouts, a triple, a double to right-center off a slider in a left-on-left matchup and a ground-rule double off a fastball.
Bruin Agbayani, SS, Hawaii
The son of former main league outfielder Benny Agbayani, Bruin is the No. 91 participant within the 2025 class and uncommitted for faculty. He hit effectively in Jupiter, going 3-for-10 with two walks and one strikeout, and whereas he sometimes has a hit-over-power offensive recreation, he drove the ball for extra-base harm in Jupiter. Agbayani pulled his arms inside a fastball on the inside third for a house run down the fitting area line, then in a left-on-left matchup launched a triple to heart area.
Ty Thompson, SS, Florida
A Missouri native at TNXL Academy in Ocoee, Fla., Thompson went 8-for-20 (.400) with a double in Jupiter. A wiry 6 toes, 150 kilos, Thompson is a quick-twitch athlete with a righthanded swing that stays behind the ball effectively, serving to him acquire a number of hits to the center of the sphere. Thompson might want to get stronger to drive the ball for extra extra-base harm as he strikes up, however he has a very good hitting basis and had little swing-and-miss all through the occasion. A Tennessee commit ranked No. 15 within the 2025 class, Thompson has the athleticism, actions and arm that give him a very good probability to stay at shortstop, the place he made a pleasant defensive play ranging to his proper on a groundout.
Seth Hernandez, RHP, California
Hernandez is the No. 1 pitcher and No. 4 general participant within the 2025 class. He has starter traits with high-end stuff, athleticism, bodily upside (6-foot-4, 190 kilos) and glorious pitchability for his age, coming off a dominant summer time during which he piled up whiffs and pounded the strike zone in matchups towards among the greatest hitters within the nation. So it was uncharacteristic to see Hernandez open his begin with six straight balls, with 4 walks and a success batsman in his 4 innings. The dearth of regular command appeared extra like an aberration for a younger pitcher on the finish of an extended yr at a time when a whole lot of pitchers have already shut issues down. The Vanderbilt commit confirmed an influence fastball for his age, reaching 95 mph and getting eight swings and misses on that pitch as he struck out 4 batters and allowed just one hit over three innings. His mid-70s changeup has great separation off his fastball with late tumble, and whereas his command restricted the effectiveness of his breaking ball, it’s a tough upper-70s curveball with above-average potential.
Boston Kellner, 3B, Colorado
Kellner is 6 toes, 205 kilos, a strongly-built righthanded hitter with among the higher uncooked energy within the 2025 class and a low swing-and-miss price. Kellner’s energy is clear in batting observe, although in video games it’s a extra contact-oriented strategy. That was the case in Jupiter, the place Kellner hit effectively and completed .438/.545/.500 in 22 plate appearances, with the potential for each contact and impression as he evolves as a hitter. Kellner has hung out at shortstop however performed third base right here, a place that might be a long-term slot in professional ball. He’s a Louisville commit and the No. 54 participant within the class.
Brody Partitions, RHP, Texas
The No. 63 participant for 2025, Partitions threw two scoreless innings in Jupiter, permitting no hits whereas putting out 4 of the eight batters he confronted. A Texas commit, Partitions is 6 toes, 180 kilos and generates spectacular velocity for his dimension with out a lot effort to his operation. He ran his fastball as much as 94 mph in Jupiter, largely working down within the zone. He confirmed really feel for a low-80s slider, utilizing it for a swinging strikeout, a known as strike out and one other for a double play. He did stroll two batters and hit one other, however he is an efficient athlete and has sometimes been a stable strike-thrower.
Sean Gamble, INF/OF, Florida
An Iowa native at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla., Gamble is among the prime uncommitted gamers within the nation and the No. 7 participant within the 2025 class. He’s 6-foot-1, 185 kilos, a plus runner with massive bat pace from the left aspect to drive the ball for extra-base harm to all fields. There are occasions when Gamble takes massive hacks and can overswing, inflicting him to get off stability and out of sync. However general, he doesn’t have a excessive swing-and-miss price, and when every part is locked in, the ball flies off his bat. All of that confirmed up in Jupiter, with Gamble getting caught out entrance and off stability on some swings, however ending 3-for-9 with three walks and a double. Two of his hits got here towards 90-plus mph fastballs, one a line drive to proper area off a 91 mph fastball in a 3-2 rely, the opposite a double that he drove over the middle fielder’s head.
Quentin Younger, INF/OF, California
Younger was one of many premier gamers within the 2026 class till September, when he reclassified to turn out to be a 2025. Now the No. 16 participant for 2025, Younger went 3-for-12 in Jupiter, then dedicated to LSU after the event. Whereas it wasn’t the loudest offensive efficiency for Younger, his expertise and instruments nonetheless caught out. He’s an imposing 6-foot-5, 215 kilos, a righthanded hitter with some size to his swing however among the greatest energy within the nation. With two outs and a runner on second base, Younger confirmed off his unimaginable arm power fielding a single to heart area, unleashing an correct throw on a line that the runner simply barely slid beneath to be protected on a play that had no enterprise being shut. It’s not less than a plus arm and needs to be comfortably a 70 instrument, if not maybe prime of the dimensions finally.
Evan Taylor, RHP, New Jersey
Taylor began towards a Wow Issue staff that had a number of of the highest 2025 gamers within the nation of their lineup and piled up whiffs. He struck out eight in 4 innings, permitting three runs (one earned) on two hits and three walks. The Alabama commit is 6 toes, 175 kilos with a energetic fastball as much as 93 mph. It’s a robust fastball for his age, with some effort to the operation, however his greatest pitch in Jupiter was his changeup. It’s a 77-80 mph changeup with good separation off his fastball and drops off the desk to dive beneath barrels. Taylor was assured utilizing his changeup towards each lefties and righties, throwing it simply over 40% of the time with hitters lacking on 9 of their 12 swings towards the pitch. Taylor solely threw a couple of curveballs at 76-77 mph however acquired a swinging strikeout on one among them as effectively.
Matthew Boughton, SS, Texas
Boughton is a quick-twitch, bouncy athlete within the 2025 class who grabs consideration at shortstop, the place he’s mild on his toes, has good physique management and actions. The Texas A&M commit’s offensive efficiency has been up-and-down over the summer time circuit, however he hit effectively in Jupiter, going 6-for-16 (.375) with 4 doubles in six video games. A righthanded hitter with a lean body at 6-foot-1, 165 kilos, Boughton’s most spectacular hit got here off a 90 mph fastball that he drove for a double deep to right-center area.
Mason Braun, OF/1B, Indiana
Braun has a compact 6-foot, 185-pound body and stands out within the 2025 class for his hitting capacity from the left aspect. He has a very good sense of the strike zone and makes use of the entire area, one thing he confirmed when he stayed on an 0-0 slider from a lefty to drive it for a double to deep left area. He completed 7-for-14, hitting .500/.588/.643 with two walks and two doubles. He’s uncommitted for faculty.
Ethin Bingaman, RHP, California
The No. 98 participant for 2025, Bingaman pitched effectively even with out his greatest stuff, then dedicated to Auburn after the event. Bingaman threw 5 scoreless innings with just one hit allowed towards FTB Phillies American 2024, putting out seven with two walks. His fastball sat 85-88 mph right here however has touched 91 mph this yr, with Bingaman throwing his fastball for strikes at a 78% clip (36 of 46 pitches) in that begin. His low-70s curveball has a ton of depth to assist him miss bats as effectively, and he got here again a pair days after his begin to throw two extra scoreless innings with three strikeouts.
John Kasten, RHP, California
An uncommitted righthander for 2025, Kasten has a projectable 6-foot-3, 195-pound body and a fastball that touched 91 mph in Jupiter. He cruised by way of three scoreless innings in his begin, putting out seven of the 11 batters he confronted with two walks and no hits allowed. Kasten threw strikes with each his fastball and breaking ball, a tough upper-70s curveball he confirmed really feel to spin. His third pitch was an 83-84 mph changeup, which he bounced within the grime a handful of occasions but in addition used to get a swinging strikeout towards a lefty.
Austin Dean, LHP, Virginia
A Virginia Tech commit within the 2025 class, Dean jumps out immediately at 6-foot-8, 225 kilos with extra room left to fill out his long-limbed body. Whereas his fastball was usually mid-to-upper 80s all through the summer time, often scraping 90 mph, Dean reached 92 mph a number of occasions in Jupiter, sitting at 88-91 mph. The same old hurdles that ultra-long teenage pitchers like Dean face in attempting to persistently sync up their deliveries had been evident right here, as he walked three batters in his lone inning, however the uptick in velocity with what needs to be extra to come back was encouraging. It was a fastball heavy assault for Dean, with fastballs on 49 of his 54 pitches, sprinkling in a upper-70s slider and a few low-80s changeups.
Bryden Bull, OF, Nevada
At 6-foot-5, 190 kilos, Bull is a lefty with massive energy that ought to solely develop as he continues to fill out, with potential for 60 to 70-grade energy on the 20-80 scouting scale. The No. 20 participant within the 2025 class, Bull didn’t have his greatest timing on the plate in Jupiter, but he nonetheless went 8-for-19, hitting .421/.476/.421. The Mississippi commit’s greatest at-bats got here when he stayed again on a 1-2 changeup that he pulled for a line-drive single to proper area and an 89 mph, first-pitch fastball that he lined for one more single to proper.
Zion Theophilus, RHP, Ohio
Theophilus struck out seven with no walks over his six-inning begin, permitting three runs on six hits towards the eventual champion 5 Star/High Tier Roos Mafia. The LSU commit and No. 66 participant within the 2025 class used a close to 50/50 mixture of fastballs and sliders, along with his slider his simplest pitch. Theophilius is 6-foot-1, 185 kilos and touched 93 mph with good management, throwing 27 of his 39 fastballs (69%) for strikes. His slider acquired essentially the most swings and misses—9 complete—and he corralled it effectively too relying on the scenario, both touchdown it for strikes or burying it away from righthanded hitters to induce chases. It’s a tough slider at 80-84 mph that he can manipulate form with, wanting like a fastball out of his hand earlier than snapping off with two-plane depth to overlook bats when it’s at its greatest.
Peter Mershon, C/OF, South Carolina
Mershon was a barrel machine hitting second in a proficient Canes Nationwide 17U lineup. He hit .450/.522/.650 with three walks and no strikeouts in 23 plate appearances, along with his 9 hits tied for second within the event. Mershon is 6-foot-2, 190 kilos, a righthanded hitter with a brief swing who swung and missed simply twice your complete occasion. He retains his weight on his again aspect and drives the ball effectively to the center of the sphere, with a double on a 91 mph fastball in a 1-2 rely that went to the middle area warning monitor and a triple to left-center on a fastball up within the zone on one other 1-2 pitch. Behind the plate, Mershon didn’t have many stolen bases tried towards him, however he fired a throw from his knees with a 2.0 second pop time. He dedicated to South Carolina after Jupiter.
Finn Leach, SS, Washington
An Arizona State commit, Leach is the No. 79 participant for 2025. He’s a switch-hitter with very good bat management, going 3-for-10 (.300) with two walks and no strikeouts, with only one swing-and-miss throughout the occasion that got here on a slider the place he couldn’t verify his swing. He’s a high-contact hitter with a compact swing and hole energy, registering a pair of hits from the left aspect towards 91 mph fastballs.
Brady Ebel, SS, California
Unusual because it sounds to say for a participant who went 1-for-10 throughout the occasion, Ebel stood out in Jupiter. The No. 2 participant within the 2025 class, Ebel is 6-foot-3, 190 kilos, simply turned 16 two months in the past and confirmed maturity past his years within the field. His lone hit got here on a fastball that he turned on with a compact lefthanded swing and went deep into the right-center area hole for a triple. Hits didn’t fall in his different at-bats, however he drew 4 walks, hardly ever swung at something outdoors the strike zone and used a well-sequenced, adjustable swing with good bat-to-ball expertise. He’s uncommitted for faculty.
Josiah Hartshorn, OF, California
Hartshorn went 4-for-11 (.364) with a stroll in 4 video games in Jupiter, the place he once more demonstrated a mixture of each contact and impression that made him a big riser this yr. The uncommitted outfielder ranked No. 42 within the class is 6-foot-2, 205 kilos and packs a robust punch in his righthanded swing. He has good hand-eye coordination and drove the ball with authority to each gaps, pulling a triple to left-center and two hard-contact outs barreled to right-center.
Garrett Snyder, RHP, Connecticut
Snyder entered Jupiter somewhat extra underneath the radar relative to among the prime gamers on the event, however the Notre Dame commit boosted his profile with a robust outing. The 6-foot-5, 240-pound righthander threw 2.2 scoreless innings with no hits, one stroll and he struck out 5 of the 9 batters he confronted. Snyder pitched at 88-91 mph, a slight uptick from the place he was in the summertime. Probably the most thrilling pitch was his slider, which had energy at 81-83 mph and seemed like a fastball out of his hand earlier than snapping off with late downward chunk. He threw his slider eight occasions and generated 4 swings and misses, with the look of a pitch that ought to proceed to overlook bats at increased ranges.
Caleb Danzeisen, OF, Arizona
An Arizona commit ranked No. 90 within the 2025 class, Danzeisen is among the higher lefthanded hitters within the nation. He went 2-for-6 with two walks and no strikeouts in Jupiter, utilizing a brief lefthanded swing to make frequent contact whereas displaying a very good sense of the strike zone and construct upon an already formidable offensive resume. A nook outfielder at 6-foot-3, 205 kilos, Danzeisen used his fast, direct swing to drag a 93 mph fastball for a double to proper area.
Ryan Mitchell, SS, Georgia
The No. 23 participant for 2025, Mitchell was a catalyst on the prime of the East Cobb/SD Padres ST Underclass lineup, getting on base in eight of his 16 plate appearances. Most of these occasions on base had been walks (6), with Mitchell demonstrating a particularly affected person strategy from the left aspect, according to the selectivity he confirmed all through the summer time. Mitchell has a energetic 6-foot-1, 175-pound body and moved round effectively within the center infield, splitting time between shortstop and second base with Josh Gibbs. At shortstop, Mitchell stole a success with a diving catch on a line drive to his proper. He made one other athletic play on a 4-6-3 double play, receiving a excessive throw and making an environment friendly, fluid switch with the runner sliding into the bag to make a robust throw to first. At second base, the Georgia Tech commit made a pleasant play ranging to his left, turning with a fast switch to make an correct throw at second to get the lead runner.
Diego Velazquez, SS, California
Velazquez turned 16 in August, so he’s one of many youngest gamers within the class, with a whole lot of lefthanded bat pace and power projection remaining in his 6-foot-2, 195-pound body. A Southern California commit ranked No. 43 for the 2025 class, Velazquez went 3-for-7 with a stroll and two strikeouts in Jupiter. He swung by way of a couple of fastballs up within the zone, however he used his arms effectively towards offspeed stuff. He lined a curveball up the center for a single, was somewhat out entrance towards one other curveball however was in a position to preserve his arms again to line it to left for a single and had his weight shifted out entrance early on a changeup however was in a position to preserve his arms again once more to flick it the opposite method for a single.
Anthony Pack Jr., OF, California
The offensive efficiency doesn’t soar off the web page, however Pack showcased quick-twitch explosion between his bat pace and wheels. The No. 30 participant within the 2025 class and a Texas commit, Pack is a 5-foot-10, 170 kilos who drives the ball effectively for his dimension because of his plus bat pace, with a pair of well-struck fly balls to heart and left-center for exhausting outs. He’s a plus runner too and used it to his benefit on a clear bunt single down the third bottom line. Pack has the instruments to stay in heart area and defended his place effectively. Whereas taking part in left area, he confirmed glorious vary going again into the left-center area hole, monitoring the ball effectively earlier than making a leaping catch. He turned in one other spotlight in left area, charging a shallow fly ball and lengthening his physique to make a diving catch.
Jackson Roper, SS, Florida
Roper has a contact-oriented strategy with a knack for getting on base, one thing he did in 5 of his 11 journeys to the plate. The No. 64 participant within the 2025 class, Roper is 5-foot-10, 175 kilos with a easy, low-maintenance swing from the fitting aspect and good bat-to-ball expertise with hole energy. The Florida commit largely stayed inside the strike zone, working his method on base a couple of occasions with walks and pulling a pair of fastballs for exhausting line-drive singles. At shortstop, he made a leaping catch going again on a pop up into shallow left area, then removed the ball rapidly to throw out the runner at house who was tagging up from third. He additionally made a easy flip at shortstop on the again finish of a double play and made a easy backhand play on a floor ball going to his proper at shortstop earlier than firing to first for the out.
Mason Pike, SS/RHP, Washington
Pike was primarily a place participant all through the event, but it surely was what he did on the mound that stood out essentially the most on this look, putting out 4 of the ten batters he confronted in two innings aid to shut out a playoff win for his staff. At 6 toes, 190 kilos, Pike has a particularly quick arm, dialing his fastball as much as 95 mph in Jupiter. It’s velocity that ranks among the many greatest within the class and he paired that fastball with a tough, biting slider at 82-85 mph that hitters whiffed by way of on 4 of the 5 occasions they swung on the pitch. Pike is an Oregon State commit and the No. 17 participant within the 2025 class.
Eli Pitts, OF, Georgia
Pitts is among the most electrical athletes within the nation. He’s 6-foot-1, 180 kilos, a robust however lean, explosive participant with 70 pace on the 20-80 scouting scale. The No. 57 participant within the 2025 class and a South Carolina commit, Pitts had some swing-and-miss towards sliders in Jupiter, however he dealt with stuff up within the zone effectively with exhausting line drives the alternative method from the fitting aspect of the plate. If Pitts’ hitting capacity continues to take steps ahead, a staff that prioritizes premium athleticism and premium positional worth might make a robust run at him within the 2025 draft.
Sam Cozart, RHP, North Carolina
At 6-foot-7, 235 kilos, Cozart’s physicality has all the time stood out for his age, which led to an influence arm early within the recruiting course of. His begin in Jupiter stood out extra for his pitchability, with Cozart filling the zone along with his fastball as he led the South Charlotte Panthers to a 2-1 win with six innings, one run, one hit, two walks and 5 strikeouts. Cozart pitched at 87-91 mph, throwing 81% strikes along with his fastball and getting most of his swing-and-miss on that pitch. His 74-78 mph changeup was an efficient pitch with the sink to overlook bats and get groundouts. These had been his greatest pitches, with a pair of breaking pitches that he used with a brief slider and a low-70s curveball.
Rashad Hayes, SS, California
Hayes is among the greatest defensive shortstops within the nation for 2025 and he turned 16 throughout Jupiter, so he would match as a 2026 based mostly on his age. The Stanford commit has unfastened, fluid actions, is mild on his toes with good first-step quickness, arms and physique management. Protection has been his calling card, however Hayes flashed promising indicators on the plate in Jupiter as effectively. A 6-foot-1, 175-pound righthanded hitter, Hayes attacked a first-pitch fastball on the inside third, holding his arms contained in the ball with a brief swing to launch a house run to left area.
Clayton Armah, RHP, Virginia
On paper, the outcomes weren’t nearly as good as what Armah has posted in different outings this summer time, however from a scouting perspective, he left Jupiter with an arrow up. That’s as a result of after he pitched largely within the mid-to-upper 80s this summer time, his fastball spiked at Jupiter, reaching 93 mph. At 16 with a extremely projectable 6-foot-4, 180-pound body with lengthy limbs, there needs to be mid-to-upper 90s velocity coming. An Auburn commit, Armah flashed a stable curveball that has good depth to overlook bats when it’s at its greatest.
Linkin Garcia, 3B, California
A bodily righthanded hitter at 6-foot-3, 190 kilos, Garcia batted .333/.391/.524 in 23 plate appearances at Jupiter. The Vanderbilt commit has some unconventional parts to his swing, with a slim stance and his arms set above his head, then reducing them to his chest as he raises his entrance leg to get into his launch place. He drove the ball for extra-base harm right here, launching a triple to proper area off a fastball and staying again on a curveball that he caught out entrance to drag within the air to left for a double.
Dillon Moss, C, Florida
Dean Moss is already a widely known identify in scouting circles because the No. 3 participant within the 2025 class. Youthful brother Dillon is now standing out as one of many higher catchers within the nation for 2026. Like his brother, Dillon is a California native at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla., with Moss hitting .278/.409/.500 in 22 plate appearances at Jupiter. A Stanford commit, Moss made good swing choices, staying inside the strike zone with swings and misses on simply three pitches your complete event. Whereas he’s nonetheless 15 with a 6-foot, 165-pound body, Moss drove the ball with impression as effectively, producing torque along with his righthanded swing to drop the barrel on a fastball down within the zone and launch a house run to left area. He confirmed adjustability along with his swing as effectively when he stayed on an 82 mph slider down within the zone and hit a tough line-drive single to heart area.
Kevin Roberts Jr., OF, Mississippi
Roberts is among the prime 2026 gamers within the nation, drawing consideration for his expertise as a shortstop, outfielder and a pitcher. He performed solely the outfield right here, and whereas he’s younger for a 2026, his physicality stands proud immediately at 6-foot-5, 200 kilos. The maturity of his strategy right here to persistently string collectively high quality at-bats was spectacular, with Roberts going 2-for-6 with 5 walks and one strikeout. He barreled the ball for exhausting contact even on his outs, with massive energy potential that’s simple to see particularly given his dimension and bat pace. He’s an athletic mover who unleashed a cannon arm that appears like a future 70 instrument, catching a fly ball in proper area and firing a strike to house with glorious carry, with the runner correctly holding at third base understanding Roberts’ arm power. He’s uncommitted for faculty.
Jacob Lombard, SS, Florida
Lombard’s father is Tigers bench coach George Lombard and his older brother is George Lombard Jr., the Yankees’ first-round decide this yr. Jacob is among the greatest gamers within the nation for 2026, one other excessive baseball IQ participant with good actions on either side of the ball. He hit effectively in Jupiter, going 4-for-11 (.364) with 4 walks in 15 plate appearances, displaying good bat-to-ball expertise and strike-zone judgment. He’s a lean 6-foot-1, 170 kilos with good power projection remaining and a compact, adjustable swing from the fitting aspect. He’s uncommitted for faculty.
Matthew Sharman, RHP, Georgia
Sharman confirmed why he’s one of many extra promising 2026 pitchers within the nation as he struck out 5 with one stroll and two runs allowed in 4 innings. He’s 6-foot-3, 195 kilos and touched 91 mph right here, attacking hitters up within the zone along with his fastball. Sharman leaned closely on his changeup and with good cause. The pitch has 10 mph of separation of his fastball and it parachutes on the plate, diving beneath bats to supply whiffs towards each lefties and righties. It was probably the greatest changeups at Jupiter no matter class, producing eight swings and misses. Sharman threw a couple of sliders as effectively, however the Georgia commit largely operated with a fastball/changeup combine.
Brady Marshall, 3B, North Carolina
Whilst a 2026, Marshall hit in the midst of the lineup for the South Charlotte Panthers, and he got here by way of for them by hitting .300/.417/.700 in 12 plate appearances. A Tennessee commit, Marshall is 5-foot-11, 175 kilos with a very good mixture of contact and impression from the fitting aspect. He labored the rely into his favor, then acquired a 3-1 fastball up within the zone that he punished for a triple deep into the left-center area hole. He delivered two extra extra-base hits with a pair of doubles, one among them approaching a fastball down within the zone that he drove to deep right-center area. Even a few of his outs had been loud barrels, with exhausting line drives hit proper on the shortstop and the left fielder.
Colin White, LHP/1B, Georgia
White made two appearances on the mound, combining for 5 strikeouts throughout 2.2 innings. The 2026 Georgia Tech commit touched 91 mph and has plenty of house of in high-waist, long-limbed body so as to add weight and throw tougher within the coming years. He might want to tighten his management, however he confirmed really feel to spin an upper-70s slider that produced a couple of swings and misses, essentially the most spectacular approaching a 3-2 slider that snapped off with two-plane depth for a swinging strikeout to the again foot of a righthanded hitter. White hit effectively too, going 6-for-11 (.545) with a double on a fastball down an in that he stored his arms within to drag within the air to proper area.
R.J. Cope, LHP, Georgia
Cope drew a tough project, getting an evening recreation begin towards a USA Prime Nationwide/Detroit Tigers Scout Staff lineup stuffed with proficient 2024 and 2025 hitters with golf carts of scouts packed behind the plate to observe the marquee matchup of the night time. Cope dealt with himself effectively, putting out three in 2.2 innings with one run allowed. Cope is a big 6-foot-7, 225 kilos, pitching largely up within the zone with a fastball that touched 90 mph. Like almost any 16-year-old pitcher his dimension, Cope has lengthy legs and arms flying round that he must study to sync up persistently to dial in his management, however the dimension and arm power stood out and he flashed an efficient changeup, getting swinging strikes twice towards Carter Johnson, probably the greatest pure hitters within the 2024 class. He’s uncommitted for faculty.
Trey Ebel, SS, California
Ebel is the son of Dodgers third base coach Dino Ebel and the youthful brother of shortstop Brady Ebel, the No. 2 participant within the 2025 class and his Jupiter teammate on the Milwaukee Brewers Scout Staff, with Trey taking part in second base whereas Brady and Jacob Lombard cut up a lot of the reps at shortstop. Trey is younger for the 2026 class however his maturity and hitting instincts confirmed within the high quality at-bats he was in a position to string collectively. He swung and missed simply thrice in 14 journeys to the plate, utilizing a brief righthanded swing to make contact on pitches all through the zone with a very good eye for discerning balls and strikes. His fast, compact swing helps him catch as much as good velocity, as he took an inside-out strategy on an 89 mph fastball that he singled to right-center area and pulled a 91 mph fastball in a 1-2 rely for one more single.