12/16/2012 - College PREP - Agoura Hills, CA John is a C/RHP that will graduate in 2013. Feet are active as he works in line through a clean transfer / exchange. Pop times show a range of 2.42-2.81 with accuracy on his throws. He needs to build more arm strength through a long toss program to continue to lower times. Receiving / blocking skills are playable but needs to continue to improve for the next level. At the plate, Stapleton shows a balanced setup. Hands work through a level swing path and he stays inside the ball, utilizing the middle of the field well. He needs to improve bat speed, strength, and barrel accuracy to continue to improve hitting / power grades. On the mound, fastball shows a range of 67-70 mph with slight cutting action. He maintains arm speed on his changeup showing a feel for with sink / cutting action. Control is a plus as he throws strikes with all his pitches. Stock on the mound will rise as more arm strength is gained. John has abilities with a lot of room to improve.