At 6-2, 190, Riverside North junior shortstop Shane Martinez towers over a majority of baseball prospects, let alone middle infielders. Pair Martinez’s power at the plate with his graceful glove at short and effectiveness on the base paths; and it’s understandable why scouts have been
drooling over Martinez’s five-tool upside during his first two seasons at the
high school level.
With the rise of social platforms like Be Real and TikTok encouraging authenticity, young filmmakers nowadays seemingly have a penchant for what is “real” or “realistic” about the world we live in today. Perhaps the quest to capture cinematic verisimilitude is...