Summer Collegiate : : Rankings
Cal Ripken Sr: Top 25 Prospects, 2010
Friday, September 24, 2010
CAL RIPKEN COLLEGIATE LEAGUE
TOP 25 PROSPECTS, 2010
COMPILED BY ALLAN SIMPSON
Association with League Managers and Scouts
Official League Website:
States Represented in League:
Level of Competition (1-to-4 Scale, 1 being highest):
of Teams in League:
8 (8 in 2009).
Youse’s Maryland Orioles.
Bethesda Big Train.
Teams, PG CrossChecker Summer 30/Final Ranking:
No. 22 Youse’s Maryland Orioles, No. 28 Bethesda Big Train.
1 Prospect, 2009 (per PG CrossChecker):
Kevin Brady, rhp, Youse’s Maryland Orioles (Clemson; played in Cape Cod League
First 2009 Player Selected, 2010 Draft:
Joe Leonard, 3b, Youse’s Maryland Orioles (Pittsburgh; Braves/3rd
Ben Carhart, 3b/rhp, Youse’s Maryland Orioles.
Max Knowles, lhp, Alexandria Aces.
Prospect (as selected by league):
BATTING LEADERS (League games only)
Kasey Culverson, of, Maryland Redbirds (.360).
Rand Ravnaas, of, Alexandria Aces (.504).
Chris Cook, ss/2b, Youse’s Maryland Orioles (.438).
Seth Baldwin, of, Baltimore Redbirds; Will Davis, c, Alexandria Aces (4).
Ben Carhart, 3b, Youse’s Maryland Orioles (28).
Johnny Bladel, of, Herndon Braves (29).
PITCHING LEADERS (League games only)
Max Knowles, lhp, Alexandria Aces (6).
Blake Geiger, rhp, Youse’s Maryland Orioles (0.63).
Derrick Brewer, rhp, Herndon Braves (11).
Max Knowles, lhp, Alexandria Aces (60).
Glynn Davis, of, Youse’s Maryland Orioles.
Johnny Bladel, of, Herndon Braves.
Ben Carhart, 3b, Youse’s Maryland Orioles.
Fastest Base Runner:
Glynn Davis, of, Youse’s Maryland Orioles.
Dante Rosenberg, c, Youse’s Maryland Orioles.
Blake Hauser, rhp, Youse’s Maryland Orioles.
Allen, rhp, Bethesda Big Train.
Blake Geiger, rhp, Youse’s Maryland Orioles.
TOP 25 PROSPECTS
GLYNN DAVIS, of, Youse’s Maryland Orioles (SIGNED/Orioles)
Undrafted JC player in June, became summer sensation with O’s; ++ athlete,
5-tool potential; 6.3 speed in 60, power developing
JOSH CONWAY, rhp/if, Baltimore Redbirds (Coastal Carolina/SO in 2011)
Athletic, 2-way talent; further along on mound with free/easy delivery, 92-94 FB,
hard SL; + power potential, but tendency to chase
BLAKE HAUSER, rhp, Youse’s Maryland Orioles (Virginia Commonwealth/SO)
VA prep recruit in 2009 has 92-93 FB/T-95, needs better secondary stuff; went
2-0, 0.42 in 21 IP before shut down with hernia
CODY ALLEN, rhp, Bethesda Big Train (High Point/JR)
Indians 16th-rounder out of St. Pete JC; power arm with heavy 2-seam
action on 90-92 FB gets ground balls; + CU is No. 1 SO pitch
KEENAN KISH, rhp, Youse’s Maryland Orioles (Florida/FR)
Pennsylvania HS talent held his own vs. older competition; FB at 89-92, solid
feel for hard 12/6 CU; athletic with free, easy delivery
BEN CARHART, 3b/rhp, Youse’s Maryland Orioles (Stetson/JR)
League MVP, excelled at plate (.308-2-28) with short/compact swing, as closer
(3-0, 0.00, 6 SV) with 93 FB, hard SL; Dodgers draft
JOHNNY BLADEL, of, Herndon Braves (James Madison/SO)
+ tools, advanced feel for game on both sides of ball; speed (29 SB)/90-mph arm
are best assets, has solid feel for strike zone
PATRICK BLAIR, ss/2b, Youse’s Maryland Orioles (Wake Forest/SO)
Stood out at plate (.348-2-18), in field in third summer in CRL after rough FR
year at Wake; gap power, + speed, profiles more as 2B
JOE MANTIPLY, lhp, Bethesda Big Train (Virginia Tech/SO)
Projectable 6-5 lefty, gets good angle/deception on pitches; pounds zone with
88-90 FB, effectively mixes in ++ CH, average CU
CHAD TAYLOR, ss/of, Youse’s Maryland Orioles (South Florida/SO)
Versatile, athletic player capable of playing SS/CF; huge CF arm, +
speed/instincts on bases, gap-to-gap hitter, consistent contact
STEPHEN LUMPKINS, lhp, Bethesda Big Train (American/JR)
Intriguing 6-9/225 lefty is forward on American BKB team; late bloomer with
90-92 FB, more velo in there when focuses only on BB
PATRICK SCOGGIN, rhp, Baltimore Redbirds (Virginia Tech/SO)
burly RHP (6-4/270) who blossomed from thrower to pitcher; FB was a steady
90-92, also showed feel for hard SL, better CH
BRYAN HAMILTON, rhp, Bethesda Big Train (Charlotte/SR)
Missed 2009 with TJ surgery, but bounced back in spring, summer (2-1, 0.42, 8
SV, 22 IP/31 SO) with heavy 90-92 FB, + SL/CH
KYLE HAYNES, rhp, Baltimore Redbirds (Virginia Commonwealth/SO)
lean pitcher’s frame (6-2/185), loose arm action, generates late life on 90-91
FB, sharp low-80s SL; needs to develop his CH
MATT BOWMAN, rhp, Bethesda Big Train (Princeton/SO)
Tim Lincecum size/look, same exaggerated arm action/delivery; FB not
overpowering at 89-90, but 4 pitches from same slot
BEN McKINNEY, rhp, Youse’s Maryland Orioles (Georgia Tech/SO)
Season ended prematurely when dropped weight, broke thumb; showed easy delivery,
FB up to 93, needs better secondary stuff
RAND RAVNAAS, of, Alexandria Aces (Georgetown/JR)
breakout spring (.347, 11 HR), continued to hit/run on summer (.313-3-26, 15
SB); has pull-side power, runs well, OK defender
MARK RHINE, if, Baltimore Redbirds (Wake Forest/SO)
Versatile player who saw action at every IF position, profiles best at 2B; hit
.333-0-13, makes solid contact, limited power; runs OK
ANGEL IBANEZ, ss, Rockville Express (Texas-Pan American/SO)
Athletic MIF with projectable frame, line-drive approach/little power
(.306-0-13), + speed (19 SB); range/hands for SS, flashes + arm
DANTE ROSENBERG, c, Youse’s Maryland Orioles (South Carolina/JR)
Excellent catch-ands-throw skills with steady 1.8-1.9 pop times; bat (.305-1-20)
is a little soft, but has occasional pop, runs well
BEN WINTER, of, Baltimore Redbirds (Towson/JR)
Little player, not flashy, limited upside at plate, but gets most out of tools;
solid defender, speed plays, second in league in RBIs
TOMMY WINEGARDNER, ss, Southern Maryland Nationals (Charleson/JR)
Flashes impressive tools at plate, in field; power from both sides, 90-mph arm
strength, + speed; needs better strike-zone discipline
NICK KIME, ss, Herndon Braves (Virginia Commonwealth/SO)
Banged up most of summer, but hit .333-2-12; ball jumps off bat, has pull-side
power; good actions, soft hands, arm plays in field
CHRIS COOK, ss/2b, Youse’s Maryland Orioles (George Mason/SO)
Excelled at plate as O’s won another AAABA World Series; switch-hitter,
line-drive power; all tools average, knows how to play
BLAKE GEIGER, rhp, Youse’s Maryland Orioles (Richmond/SO)
solid year (4-1, 0.63, 43 IP/42 SO); FB only in high-80s, but locates well; gets
swing/misses on excellent late-breaking CU