Not a member yet?
Subscribe Now!



Showcase : : Story
PG National Games Aug. 11-12
Jeff Dahn        
Published: Friday, July 22, 2011

The second annual Perfect Game National Games will be held Aug. 11-12 at Cunningham Stadium on the University of San Diego campus.

This year’s two-day event, formerly known as Perfect Game at Aflac, showcases many of the top prospects in the high school class of 2013, as well as some of the very best from the class of 2014.

It is held in conjunction with the Perfect Game All-American Classic presented by Rawlings, the prestigious all-star game for the top 2012 prospects that will be played Sunday, Aug. 14, at the San Diego Padres’ PETCO Park.

The prospects participating in the PG National Games will be split up by region and placed on four teams, and each team will play two games. The two winners from the first day of play on Aug. 11 will meet in a championship game on the 12th, and the two first-day losers will meet in a consolation game on the second day.

The games on the second day will be played after the two PG All-American Classic teams conduct a scrimmage.

The first Perfect Game at Aflac showcase was held in 2004 and hundreds of top underclass prospects have been showcased during the event’s seven-year run. Eighteen PG National Games alumni were selected in the first round of the MLB draft, and more than 130 others were selected in later rounds.

In the last two drafts, 14 Perfect Game at Aflac alumni from the 2008 and 2009 events were first round or first round compensation picks. In June’s 2011 draft, seven 2009 alumni – Tyler Beede, Dante Bichette, Hudson Boyd, Kevin Comer, Travis Harrison, Michael Kelly and Trevor Story – were all selected within the first 57 picks.

Beede, a right-handed pitcher, was taken by the Toronto Blue Jays with the 21st pick of the first round.

For more information and to request an invite follow the link below

http://www.perfectgame.org/events/Default.aspx?event=1143

Recent Related Articles
Northeast Indoor Top Prospects
The top prospect list for the 2015 Northeast Indoor Showcase is now available, which includes 2015 middle infielder Todd Henr... READ 
National Indoor Top Prospects
The top prospect list from last weekend's National Indoor Showcase is now available, led by 2015 middle infielder Ethan Skend... READ 
An Hawaiian luau in Iowa
Hawaiian RHP Jonah Peralta was the only prospect from the PG HS Pacific Region at the PG Pitcher/Catcher Indoor Showcase Feb.... READ 
Most Viewed Related Articles
'Too small' a big motivator
2015 top Alabama C/MIF prospect Hunter Stovall has always been labeled as "too small" but the Mississippi State signee is out... READ 
Georgian wins Texas-sized battles
Elite 2017 RHP Brady Scott has the look of a stereotypical big Texas right-hander, but he's a Georgia guy with roots in Cobb ... READ 
Uncommitted gem? 'Most definitely'
New Orleans 2015 SS/OF prospect Noel Cheneau came into the Jan.3-4 PG World Uncommitted Showcase under-appreciated but a stan... READ 
 



Keywords in this article
       Player Profile Page    Event Page