At 6-foot-2, 215-pounds, Haerther isn't considered agile with below average speed but what he does possess is a plus bat thanks to impressive bat speed with quick hands.
Haerther has a brother, Cody, in the St. Louis Cardinals system that is ranked as the 189th best prospect in the minor leagues by Scout.com.
The workout will make the determining factor of whether Haerther is signed or goes on to UCLA.
Valdez hasn't been pitching that long but the team loves his makeup and competitive attitude.
"He throws strikes," Bryk said.
With a fastball in the low nineties and a developing breaking ball, Soria is considered a prospect. The former Dodger prospect – he was released by them – has found a home with San Diego and believes he has been treated much better here than when he was with Los Angeles.
"I have a very good hitting coach and he has shown me the form to be better than last year," Ramirez acknowledged.
Ramirez has stayed within himself at the plate and while several in the front office wonder if he will be able to maintain the hitting standards, few question his ability defensively.
"Well above average major league defensive outfielder," said Bryk.
Director of scouting Bill "Chief" Gayton said a lot of it had to do with his relationship with Grady Fuson and the two being on the same page.
"This year when the bell the rang, it was special chemistry," said Gayton. "You are so prepared. It is hard to describe until you sit there and see what it unfolding. We like the same kind of players. He complimented me."
The one change from year's past?
"We got deeper with the medical and psychological tests."
It seems to have paid off as the Arizona Rookie League team won the first half and is on its way to the Championship game and Eugene was five games over .500 entering Sunday's game.