He’ll join the team next year:
2016 West Academic Showcase Jul 23, 2016
PG Grade: 8
Ian McMillan is a 2017 SS/2B with a 6-0 172 lb. frame from Scottsdale, AZ who attends Chaparral. Medium frame with a solid, athletic build. Projects for additional size and strength. Ran a 6.99 sixty-yard dash. Primary shortstop, stays low while surrounding the baseball with active footwork. Clean, fundamental glove actions while funneling the baseball out front. Quick glove to hand exchanges while working through transition. Primarily throws across the infield with a three-quarters arm slot, but showed the abiliyt to change arm angles while throwing on the run. Created solid carry across the infield with accruacy to the bag, topped at 85 mph. Right handed hitter with a spread, straight stance and high back elbow set. Hands stay quiet at load and launch on a direct, compact path to contact. Barrel comes through the zone on a line drive plane producing solid bat speed to the pull side gap. Good barrel skills and hand control through the zone using the entire field in batting practice. Simple, repeatable swing mechanics that generated consistent gap to gap contact. Good student. Named to 2016 West Academic Top Prospect List.