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Blizzard Elite Summer Rosters / Scouting Reports

06/11/2018, 3:15pm CDT
By Adam Barta, Minnesota Blizzard

Summer Schedule, Rotations and Contact Info

Blizzard Elite Summer Rosters and Scouting Reports

Blizzard Blue 2019
No. First Name Last Name Grad Pos Pitch B T Ht Wt School Scouting Report
1 Adam Ahlgren 2019 OF LHP L L 5' 9" 165 Stillwater LHP w/clean delivery / K thrower / good CV / developing CH / lead-off approach at plate / good defensive OF
2 Gavin Baker 2019 2B, 3B, SS RHP R R 5' 11" 165 Lakeville North INF who can play all three spots / has pop and works hard in the weight room / hit 3-hole most of the year
3 Jack Bau 2019 SS No R R 5' 11" 165 New Richmond HS MIF who can really hit / simple, compact swing / barrels balls / consistent defender (can play OF)
4 Maxwell Carlson 2020 OF RHP R R 6' 1" 175 Burnsville HS yikes! Projects very high / potential HS draft if velo increases / good SL with plus CH / repeats delivery with more left
5 Noah Dehne 2019 2B, SS, OF RHP R R 5' 11" 170 MINNEAHAHA lead-off and consistent, patient approach at plate / very consistent SS who will play left side of INF for a long time
6 Jakob Kouneski 2019 C RHP R R 6' 1" 205 Minneapolis Southwest HS BIG BRUTE / strong pull pop / great receiver, blocker and abv avg IQ calling games / leader
7 Nicolas Linarte 2019 C, OF RHP R R 5' 9" 190 Henry Sibley HS all-around C / good defender / quick feet & accurate throws / 1.95-2.05 pop / gets the bat head out - pull side pop
8 Bryce Lovcik 2019 C, 1B, OF RHP R R 6' 2" 190 Maranatha Christian strong, power pull hitter who has hit 3-hole majority of fall / catcher-1B (can play OF) interesting prospect on mound
9 Dalton McNamara 2019 2B, SS RHP L R 5' 10" 150 Centennial HS among top SS we have had next to Casper (NDSU) and Novak (Angelo St) / 2-hole for us who could be 3-hole soon!
10 Luke Paulson 2019 OF RHP R R 6' 1" 175 Woodbury HS strong, effortful swing who has ability to play at high level / still learning offensive approach but strong follow
11 Benjamin Pedersen 2019 1B, 3B RHP L R 6' 5" 225 Duluth Marshall college draft - up to 89 w/very good SL and a CH / small stab in backside but repeats delivery / good extension
12 Charlie Rubendall 2019 2B, SS RHP R R 5' 11" 155 De LaSalle HS slick fielding INF who can play MIF well / spray hitter who can run
13 Christian Morel 2019 RHP R R 5' 9" 165 Totino Grace up to 84 on mound w/potential for more (87 from OF) / sharp SL / pounds zone / strong follow / plus defensive catcher
14 William Roguske 2019 RHP R R 6' 2" 188 New London Spicer up to 88 with very good CH / improved SL / uses lower half well / has good CH - command is key
15 Trent Schoeberl 2019 RHP L R 6' 4" 165 White Bear Lake Area HS ace and future college draft / plus CV who is a little inconsistent with delivery but has high ceiling / up to 90
16 Ryan Sleeper 2019 LHP L L 6' 3" 190 Lakeville North top LHP in 2019 class / up to 90 with wipe out SL and great CH / when throws Ks, he is unhittable
Blizzard Black 2019
No. First Name Last Name Grad Pos Pitch B T Ht Wt School Scouting Report
7 Nicolas Linarte 2019 C, OF RHP R R 5' 9" 190 Henry Sibley HS all-around C / good defender / quick feet & accurate throws / 1.95-2.05 pop / gets the bat head out - pull side pop
17 Maddux Baggs 2019 2B, SS, OF No R R 5' 11" 165 Marshall HS great plate recognition/+Mid INF with smooth glove and average arm/solid leadoff hitter with ability to drive gaps
18 AJ Beasley 2019 2B, SS RHP R R 5' 7" 160 Somerset HS (WI) athletic infielder / don't let size fool you, ball jumps off bat / line drive hitter who can get out and run
19 Logan Bjorkman 2019 C, INF, OF No R R 5' 10" 160 Chisago Lakes HS lead team in doubles in fall / good pop and strong / super utility player / strength will be factor to play at D1 level
20 Caiden Bruns 2019 1B, 3B, OF RHP R R 6' 3" 215 Lourdes HS middle of order type hitter / uses whole field / strong swing w/ pop / move well at 1B/3B / crossfire delivery - tough AB
12 Charlie Rubendall 2019 2B, SS RHP R R 5' 11" 155 De LaSalle HS slick fielding INF who can play MIF well / spray hitter who can run
22 Erik Kubiatowicz 2019 1B RHP R R 6' 3" 210 North St. Paul HS big, strong kid / potential DUDE on mound / smooth delivery / 83-86 / getting feel for CV & CH / ball jumps off bat
23 Tate Meiners 2019 2B, SS RHP R R 5' 11" 178 Caledonia HS strong in field / good footwork / throws carry across /farm strong at plate / raw hitter, improving approach
24 Will Olsen 2019 OF RHP L R 5' 10" 140 Minneapolis Southwest HS speed is key 6.8-6.9 runner / good defender / 85mph OF / true lead off when hits the other way
25 Jonah Pellegrom 2019 C, OF No L R 5' 11" 196 Eagan HS leads team in HRs and Dbls / Strong LH Swing with Pop / Avg Def Catcher/ Shows promise in OF w/ strong arm
26 Rico Rodriguez 2019 2B, OF RHP L R 5' 7" 150 Hermantown HS smooth 2B with strong footwork / strong LH swing with ability to drive the gaps / + speed on the basepaths
27 Samuel Szymanski 2019 2B, 3B, SS, OF No R R 5' 8" 142 East Ridge solid UTIL / good MIF with solid glove / +speed in the bases / situational hitter / Great hands
28 Mason Wolf 2019 2B, SS, OF No R R 5' 10" 155 Academy of Holy Angels moves well in OF / strong arm with good carry / ability to drive gaps at plate / more in the tank as hitter
29 Sam Dufault 2019 LHP R L 6' 1" 175 Mound Westonka HS future on the mound with very good CH and avg CV / 76-79 with very good command
30 Ben Eisenberg 2019 RHP R R 6' 3" 160 Prior Lake HS smooth, athletic delivery / repeats well, K-thrower w/ low-80's FB / Good arm action on CH / solid CV
31 Bryan Weidemann 2019 RHP R R 6' 2" 150 Willmar Senior HS strong OF with a + arm / + speed on the basepaths and in the field. Good offspead from the mound with FB command - future is on mound
Blizzard Blue 2020
No. First Name Last Name Grad Pos Pitch B T Ht Wt School Scouting Report
33 Garrett Amelse 2020 1B, OF LHP R L 5' 11" 178 Blaine HS cage rat / line drive swing / needs to get stronger / LHP - K thrower / sweeping CV / solid CH w/some fade
34 Nolan Ruprecht 2020 INF RHP R R 5' 11" 155 Hermantown K-thrower on mound with sink & run / CV & CH for strikes / good glove and footwork, can play 3 INF spots / aggressive swings, LD hitter
35 Jonathan Bunce 2020 C, 3B, OF RHP R R 6' 2" 200 Edina strong RH swing / pull side pop / grinder behind plate / quick transfer / strong arm / MVP and Leadership award winner
36 Will Busch 2020 C, 3B RHP R R 6' 0" 158 New Prague HS 2-way C/RHP prospect / mobile behind dish / 2.0 pop times / bat speed& pop / 82-83 on mound / good CH, solid CV / consistency key
37 Zach Carden 2020 2B, 3B, SS, OF RHP L R 6' 0" 188 Benilde St. Margaret's HS good footwork / accurate / can stay MIF / OF solid 2nd position / smooth hitter / above-avg pop / competes on mound (up to 85) K thrower
38 John "Jack" Erickson 2020 SS, OF RHP R R 5' 11" 150 Hudson Senior HS (WI) top 2020 offensive prospect / strong hitter w/ bat speed / gap-to-gap approach / athletic infielder / arm strength for left side
39 Joey Hurth 2020 1B, 3B, SS, OF RHP R R 6' 2" 165 Hopkins HS RHP / commands FB at 80-82 (up to 85) / sweeping CV / good fade on CH / unorthodox swing barrels balls / OF
40 Gabe O'Brien 2019 1B, OF LHP L L 5' 11" 155 Eau Claire North (WI) smooth baseball player / excellent defensive OF / LH swing w/ ability to drive the ball / athletic LHP / FB 77-79 w/solid straight CH
41 Landon Peterson 2020 2B, 3B, SS RHP R R 6' 2" 170 The Blake School smooth infielder w/ good hands / can play 3 spots / line drive hitter / short arm action on mound / FB 75-76 and tigh SL
42 Seamus Reese 2020 3B, OF RHP R R 6' 3" 155 Osseo Senior HS big, physical player / plus power / corner INF/OF with strong arm / foortwork improving / RHP w/clean delivery 77-80 / raw secondaries
44 Evan Zamec 2020 1B RHP R R 5' 11" 170 Orono HS Hitter! / ball jumps off bat / pull-side approach / RHP - avg command at 78 mph / more in tank w/ lower half / avg SL / solid CH
46 Andrew Mathies 2020 2B, SS, OF RHP L R 5' 11" 165 Centennial HS gold glove award winner / line drive approach at plate
James Pfarr 2020 C, INF, OF RHP R R 5' 11" 160 De LaSalle HS receives, blocks behind plate / 1.95-2.05 pop times / aggressive hitter w/ pull-side pop / RHP 79-81 w/ command / good arm action CH

Tag(s): Test  Blizzard Summer 2018