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2010 WWBA 2012 Grads or 16u National Championship



2010 WWBA 16U National Championship

 



Monday, July 19
7/19/2010 12:43:53 PM

Top Seventh: Carolina Cubs make an offensive switch, Chris Davis hitting for Chris Williams. Davis reaches first on a fielding error. Williams advances to second on a balk. Garrett Suggs walks. Canes make a pitching change — Stephen Godfrey. Frank LaGuardia hits into a 4-6-3 double play. Canes make a second pitching change — Anthony Perry. Heath Bowers flys to left field to end the game.

Congrats to the Canes 16s Green who are WWBA 16U national champions! Check back for more details on the game. 
7/19/2010 12:28:56 PM

Top Sixth: Brian Taylor reaches first on a fielding error. Taylor advances to second on a pass ball. Jonathan Aparicio walks to put runners on first and second. Chess Lamm pops up to first base. Austin Lee reaches second on a fielding error that allows two runs to score, 7-4. Allen Grullon grounds out to second to move Lee over to third. Grey Ayscue grounds out to shortstop.

Bottom Sixth: Josh Henderson singles up the middle. Dylan Raymond walks to put runners on first and second. Addison Braswell moves Henderson to third and Raymond to second on a sacrifice bunt. Luke Lowrey singles to center to bring in Henderson, who just beats the throw home and avoids the tag — runners on first and third, 8-4.

Tyler Long brings home Raymond on a sacrifice bunt, 9-4. Braswell at second, two outs. David Houser hit by a pitch. Shane Johnsonbaugh walks to load the bases. Carolina makes a pitching change — Steven Sharma. Pass ball scores Braswell, 10-4. Alex Raburn hit by pitch to load the bases. Max Schrock flys out to shortstop.
 
7/19/2010 11:54:24 AM

Top Fifth: Chris Williams put out at first on drop third strike. Garrett Suggs walks. Suggs steals second. Frank LaGuardia put out at first on drop third strike. Heath Bowers grounds out to shortstop to end the top half.

Bottom Fifth: Carolina first baseman Heath Bowers makes a nice diving stop to put out Max Shrock unassisted. Landon Lassiter grounds out to the pitcher for a near-immediate second out. Curt Britt put out on a dropped third strike. Canes retired in order to end the inning. 
7/19/2010 11:42:00 AM

Top Fourth: Canes shortstop Landon Lassiter makes a Web Gem to get Tyler Wooten out at first. Allen Grullon grounds out to shortstop. Grey Ascyue grounds out to third to end the inning.

Bottom Fourth: Carolina makes a pitching change — Trey Thompson on the mound. Tyler Long grounds out to the pitcher. David Houser walks. Shane Johnsonbough thrown out at first on a sacrifice bunt that moves courtesy runner Kyle Moore to second. Alex Raburn flys out left field. 
7/19/2010 11:29:50 AM

Top Third: Chris Williams strikes out looking. Garrett Suggs grounds out. Canes pitcher Cole Irwin loads the bases. Canes make pitching change — Evan Beal. Beal walks Jonathan Aparicio to bring in the Cubs' second run. Chess Lamm grounds out to short to end the top half of the frame.

Bottom Third: Luke Lassiter lines out to second base. Curt Britt walks. Josh Henderson reaches base on a fielding error — Britt on second Henderson on first. Dylan Raymond strikes out looking. Addison Braswell ropes a double down the left-field line to score two. Luke Lowrey hits a grounder to shortstop, who gets Braswell at third to end the inning. 
7/19/2010 11:02:12 AM

Carolina pitcher Heath Bowers retires the Canes in order. 
7/19/2010 10:48:16 AM

Visitor: Carolina Cubs Blue — Home: Canes 16s Green

Starting pitchers: Cole Irwin (Canes), Grey Ascyue (Carolina)

Bottom First: Max Shrock rips a one-out double just fair down the first-base line. Landon Lassiter scores Schrock on a single to the right-field corner. Josh Henderson clears the bases with a two-out, two-run homer over the right-field fence.

Dylan Raymond singles up the middle. Addison Braswell walks to put runners on first and second. Luke Lowrey walks to load the bases.

Tyler Long singles past the second baseman to bring home Raymond and Braswell and force a Caroline pitching change — Heath Bowers one the mound. Bowers strikes out David Houser. 
7/19/2010 10:13:10 AM

C David Houser (2012 AC Flora HS, S.C.) may have made a run for MVP candidacy.

Houser went 2-for-3 with a pair of solo home runs to help send the Canes 16s Green squad to the WWBA 16U national championship finals for the second straight year. Houser's first shot tied the game at 4-4 in the top of the seventh and brought life back into the Canes' dugout after the Banditos had taken a 4-3 lead in the fifth thanks to a two-run bomb by Nick Williams (2012 Galveston Ball HS, Texas).

The Canes then retired the Houston side in order in the bottom of the seventh to force extra innings and proceeded to post a six-run eighth for the win.

LHP Cole Irvin (2012 Servite HS, Calif.) closed out the final 3 1/3 innings, allowing one run on two hits while striking out five.

Canes RF Josh Henderson (2012 home schooled, Va.) also hit well, going 3-for-4 with three singles. 1B Dylan Raymond (2012 Giles County HS, Va.) went 2-for-4 with a singled and a double, and CF Tyler Long (2011 Halifax County HS, Va.) went 2-for-4 with a single and a three-run homer that sparked the Canes' extra-inning rally. 
7/19/2010 9:16:47 AM

The Carolina Cubs Blue squad is one game away from winning a WWBA 16U national championship. The Cubs crushed Team Worth Florida, winning 14-1 in six innings to advance to the tournament finals with 1B Heath Bowers (2011 Harnett Central HS, N.C.) leading the Carolina offense.

Bowers went 2-for-4 with a pair of singles — the first of which scored the Cubs' first run of the game. Meanwhile, C Austin Lee (2012 South Johnston HS, N.C.) went 2-for-3 with two singles — one for two RBI.

Carolina held a 8-0 lead heading into the bottom of the fifth, which forced Team Worth to score at least one in order to prevent a run rule. But after Team Worth clipped the lead to seven, the Cubs put a kibosh to the game thanks to a six-run sixth.

Check back for an update on the second semifinal game between the Canes 16s Green and the Houston Banditos Black. Currently, the two teams are tied, 4-4, in the bottom of the seventh.

Also be sure to follow our championship finals "Bleacher Blog" where we'll be posting inning-by-inning updates of the title match-up. 
Sunday, July 18
7/19/2010 5:49:54 AM

2B Austin Dean (2012 Klein Collins HS, Texas) went 2-for-3 with a pair of doubles to help the Houston Banditos Black capture a wild 2-1 quarterfinal win over the Marucci Elite at the East Cobb Complex. The Banditos scored both of their runs on errors — one in the first inning and the other in the fourth.

Houston LHP Cory Geisler (2012 Klein Collins HS, Texas) pitched a complete game and touched 87 mph. He allowed one run on three hits — two singles and a double — and struck out 12 Elite hitters. He also flashed a 75-mph curve and a 78-mph change up.

Marucci LHP Zach Irwin (2011 Gulfport HS, Miss.) pitched 5 1/3 innings, allowing two runs on four hits while striking out four. He touched 89 mph and showed a 68-mph curve, a 74-mph slider, and a 75-mph change.

RHP Kevin Davis (2012 T.R. Miller HS, Ala.) came in to quite the Banditos' bats in the final 2/3 inning of the home half in the sixth. Davis touched 91 and showed a 73-mph slurve. 
7/18/2010 8:58:29 PM

Darren Hansen (2012 PBGHS, Fla.) went 2-for-2 with two doubles — one for three RBI — to help Team Fort Worth to a 11-7 quarterfinal win over the Dirtbags. Hansen showed good gap-to-gap power and solid contact at the plate.

Jean Cancio (2012 Palm Beach Gardens HS, Fla.) also contributed, going 1-for-2 with a solo home run. Cancio showed above-average pop and a smooth swing. 
7/18/2010 8:52:23 PM

RHP Heath Bowers (2011 Harnett Central HS, N.C.) pitched a complete five-inning three-hit shutout to place the Carolina Cubs Blue squad into Monday's WWBA 16U National Championship semifinals. Bowers gave up three singles and topped out at 86 mph. He showed good arm speed, good arm-side run on his fastball, and a tight 11-5, 72-mph curve. At the plate, Bowers went 3-for-3 with three singles, displaying solid contact and an ability to hit to the opposite field.

LF Brian Taylor (2011 Harnett Central HS, N.C.) also came up big on offense, going 2-for-3 with a pair of RBI doubles. He showed good bat speed and great power to both sides of the field. 
7/18/2010 7:47:26 PM

Catcher David Houser (2012 AC Flora HS, S.C.) went 2-for-2 with two doubles in the No. 10 hole to put the Canes 16s Green into Monday's WWBA 16U National Championship semifinals. Houser (6-1, 205 pounds) attended the PG Junior National Showcase in June.

RHP Tyler Beede (2011 Lawrence Academy, Mass.) also aided in the winning effort, pitching six innings and allowing two runs on seven hits. Beede also struck out eight and topped out at 93 mph after starting out in the mid to upper 80s. He showed potential for four major-league-level pitches, flashing a 71-mph curve, a 75-mph slider, and a 75-mph change up. 
7/18/2010 6:46:42 PM

RHP Curt Britt (2012 Scotland HS, N.C.) pitched seven innings, struck out 11, and topped out at 89 mph in a 6-2 win for the Canes 16s Green squad. Britt showed OK command but settled down after the first inning. He also showed good stamina and a good 75-mph curve. He also went 2-for-4 with a pair of singles.

1B Dylan Raymond (2012 Giles County HS, Va.) went 2-for-3 with a single and a RBI double. 
7/18/2010 6:25:08 PM

3B Eric Britt (2010 North Cobb HS, Ga.) went 2-for-4 with a pair of singles and DH Nathan Mikolas (2012 Bradford HS, Wis.) went 2-for-3 with a RBI single and a double to help lift the East Cobb Titans 16U over the East Cobb Titans 15U squad. Mikolas (6-1, 190 pounds) showed good bat speed and potential power at the plate. 
7/18/2010 6:19:28 PM

Mitch Brown (2012 Rochester Century HS, Minn.) pitched a five-hit shutout to give the Minnesota Starz a 4-0 win at Pope High School. Brown pitch 6 2/3 innings before the game was called due to rain. He topped out at 84 mph and struck out five. Brown showed very good mechanics, good arm action, and an above-average 74-mph change up with nice drop. He also fielded his position well. 
7/18/2010 6:13:55 PM

CF Sly Edwards (2012 Chaminade Madonna HS, Fla.) went 2-for-4 with two singles and 3B Kevin Nader (2012 Chaminade Madonna HS, Fla.) went 2-for-3 two RBI singles to help the South Florida Elite Squad earn an 8-1 first-round playoff win at Pope High School.

Edwards (5-11, 150 pounds) registered a 4.01 home-to first time, while Nader (5-10, 160 pounds) hit to all fields and looked smooth on defense.  
7/18/2010 5:27:18 PM

Darren Hansen (2012 PBGHS, Fla.), Brandon Houle (2011 Ft. Pierce Central HS, Fla.), and Richie Furline (2013 Treasure Coast HS, Fla.) all homered to help lift Team Worth Florida to a 8-3 second-round win at the East Cobb Complex.

Hansen went 2-for-3 with a single and a two-run home run, while Houle and Furline both went 1-for-1 with a homer and a walk. Houle showed good bat speed, a smooth swing, and solid contact. Furline had good pop for his 5-8, 120-pound frame and good bat speed. 
7/18/2010 5:12:32 PM

Matt Lowry (2012 North Brunswick HS, N.C.) and Joseil Colon (2012 Eastern Guilford HS, N.C.) helped the Dirtbags to a 3-1 second-round win this afternoon at Kennesaw Mountain High School. Lowry went 2-for-2 with a pair of singles, while Colon went 1-for-3 with a 2-RBI double.

Colon also stole home in the bottom of the fourth inning to score the Dirtbags' third run of the game.

RHP Ethan Wallenius (2012 Asheville HS, N.C.) tallied nine strikeouts in his complete seven-inning effort. Wallenuis allowed one run on four hits, showing great mechanics, a very nasty 67-mph curve, and good control. He also had good mound presence. 
7/18/2010 5:02:53 PM

Josiel Colon (2012 Eastern Guilford HS, N.C.) and Corey Seager (2012 Northwest Cabarrus HS, N.C.) led the Dirtbags to a 3-2 first-round playoff win. Colon went 1-for-2 with a RBI triple, while Seager went 1-for-3 with a RBI double. Seager showed hustle on a first-inning hit to the shortstop, reaching base on a bad throw.

RHP Luis Paula (2011 Northeast Guilford HS, N.C.) flashed a big-time breaking ball during his complete-game effort. Paula (5-8, 138 pounds) touched 84 mph, sat between 80-83, and showed nice movement on his fastball. 
7/18/2010 4:51:28 PM

Chad Mabini (2012 St. Puis X HS, Ga.) went 2-for-3 with a RBI single and a double to help give the East Cobb Titans 16U squad a 3-1 first-round playoff win at Sprayberry High School. Mabini (5-6, 125 pounds) has quick hands and is short to the ball.

RF Nathan Mikolas (2012 Bradford HS, Wis.) went 0-for-3 but didn't need to do much at the plate to catch some eyes. Mikolas showed projectbale strength, serious bat speed, and power. One hit registered 95 mph off the bat. 
7/18/2010 4:08:39 PM

Back-to-back four-run innings in the second and third brought the Marucci Elite two games away from the WWBA 16U National Championship finals. Zach Irwin, Dalton Todd, and Cameron Davis helped Marucci take a 4-2 lead. Jordan Ebert, Troy Lewis, and Chase Nyman added to the the damage in the third for a 8-2 advantage.

RHP Russell Reynolds (2012 Parkview Baptist HS, La.) touched 88 mph in the win. Reynolds pitched five innings, allowed three runs on four hits, and struck out seven. 
7/18/2010 3:50:16 PM

The Coral Springs Diamonds beat the Chain Baseball Elite Diablos, 5-4, earlier this morning to move on to the second round of the WWBA 16U championship playoffs. 2B Kevin Fagan (2012 North Broward Prep, Fla.) went 2-for-3 with two singles. Fagan (5-10, 155 pounds) is a short, compact left-handed lead-off-type hitter and a heads up ball player who shows good instincts.

Diamonds DH Joey Boyd (2013 Palm Beach Gardens HS, Fla.) went 2-for-2 with a single and a double, while Chain 1B Daniel Payne (2012 Calvary Day School, Ga.) went 2-for-3 with a single and a double. 
7/18/2010 3:24:47 PM

3B Michael Wright (2012 Gaffney HS, S.C.) went 1-for-2 with a solo home run during Spartanburg's 5-3 first-round win at Weber High School. Wright showed strength in his swing, an easy power stroke, and plus fielding abilities on defense.

RF Michael Roberts (2012 North Henderson HS, N.C.) also homered, hitting a seventh-inning grand slam to go 2-for-3. Roberts is a strong athlete with a 6-0, 150-pound frame. 
7/18/2010 3:05:35 PM

2B Matthew Teal (2011 Byrnes HS, S.C.) and Steven Duggar (2012 Byrnes HS, S.C.) both went 2-for-4 with two singles in a 5-3 second-round championship playoff win for the Spartanburg Phillies.

SS Will Thompson (2012 Dorman HS, S.C.) also hit a lead-off triple that spark a four-run first inning to go 1-for-4. Thompson showed good bat speed at the plate and a good arm and good range on defense. 
7/18/2010 2:29:28 PM

RHP Heath Bowers (2011 Harnett Central HS, N.C.) and RHP Steven Sharma (2012 Knightdale HS, N.C.) combined for a five-inning no-hitter to shutout OTC Baseball and advance to the second round of the WWBA 16U playoffs. Bowers sat between 84-86 mph, showing a live arm, good movement on his fastball, and a long arm action.

LF Brian Taylor (2011 Harnett Central HS, N.C.) also homered to go 1-for-2. Taylor showed quick hands at the plate, hitting a three-run shot over the left-field fence. 
7/18/2010 2:22:43 PM

Kevin Burgee (2011 Hebron Christian HS, Ga.) topped out at 87 mph and sat between 83-86 in a 3-1 win for Team Elite. Burgee (6-2, 155 pounds) allowed one run on three hits and struck out eight through six innings. He challenged hitters, located well, and mixed his pitches to keep hitters off balance. He also flashed a 67-mph curve and a 73-mph change up. 
7/18/2010 1:38:41 PM

1B Tyler Graham (2012 Hillgrove HS, Ga.) went 3-for-3 with three singles in a 8-5 WWBA championship first-round playoff win for the East Cobb Titans 15U squad.

Meanwhile, 3B Tim Yandel (2013 Etowah HS, Ga.) went 2-for-4 with a RBI single and a 2-RBI double as the Titans' No. 5 hitter, and Stephen Wrenn (2012 Walton HS, Ga.) went 2-for-4 with a single and a double in the No. 2 spot.
 
7/18/2010 12:11:13 PM

SS Jordan Ebert (2012 Balwdin County HS, Ala.) went 2-for-3 with a RBI double and a solo home run to help the Marucci Elite advance to the second round of the WWBA 16U National Championship playoffs. Ebert, the MVP of the Perfect Game/East Cobb Invitational, showed good hands, good range, and a good arm on the field.

3B Chase Nyman (2012 Pasacagoula HS, Miss.) also went 2-for-3 with two singles — one for a RBI.

On the mound, RHP Walker Beuhler (2012 Henry Clay HSM K.Y.) allowed one run on three hits through five innings, struck out six, and topped out at 86 mph. Beuhler showed a good motion, god location, and an in-line delivery. RHP Myles Gentry (2012 Gulfport HS, Miss.) touched 87 in two innings of relief. Gentry allowed one hit and struck out three. 
7/18/2010 11:32:28 AM

Four BigStix Gamers posted multi-hit games in a 7-1 win over the Marion County Hammers at the East Cobb Complex. Jeried Woods (2012 Pike County HS, Ga.) showed quick hands, going 2-for-3 with a single and a double. Steven Birdwell (2012 Union Grove HS, Ga.) displayed a nice, level swing in his 2-for-3 effort with a single and a double. Matthew Hayes (2012 Spalding HS, Ga.) went 2-for-2 with a single and a triple.

Meanwhile, RHP Matt Olson (2012 Parkview HS, Ga.) topped out at 87 mph. Olson pitched seven innings, allowing one run on four hits while striking out five. He showed a smooth, effortless delivery and threw from a high 3/4 slot. 
7/18/2010 10:19:49 AM

LF Hunter Shows (2012 Catholic HS, La.) went 2-for-4 with a double and a three-run home run to lead the Marucci Elite Red squad to a 9-5 win over the New York Grays. Shows (5-10, 160) has a smooth left-handed swing and makes contact pretty well at the plate. His third-inning bomb gave Marucci an early 3-0 lead.

The Marucci Elite are now one of 14 teams that have advance to the second round. Two first-round games are currently underway at the East Cobb Complex with the Marucci Elite leading the Long Island Storm, 1-0, in the bottom of the fourth, and the BigStix Gamers leading the Marion County Hammers, 2-0, in the top of the fifth.

So far, these teams have punched a ticked to the next round: Carolina Cubs Blue, Canes 16s Green, DBAT Mustangs-McCabe, East Cobb Titans 16U, Dirtbags, South Oakland A's Green, Team Worth Florida, South Florida Elite Squad, Houston Banditos Black, Mac N Seitz Indians, Marucci Elite Red, Spartanburg Phillies, Coral Springs Diamonds, and the East Cobb Titans 15U. 
7/18/2010 10:01:47 AM

Three Houston Banditos Black batters recorded multiple hits during their 6-2 first-round playoff win over the DBAT Mustangs-Bothun this morning at the East Cobb Complex.

Tyler Coker went 2-for-3 with a single and a triple, Cory Geisler went 2-for-4 with two singles, and Austin Dean went 2-for-2 with two singles. Meanwhile, LHP Rex Hill pitched a complete seven-inning game and touched 87 mph.
 
Saturday, July 17
7/28/2010 4:17:33 PM

Ffirst baseman Martin Koon (2012 Wilkes Central HS, N.C.) had an outstanding final day at the plate during a 10-1 win for the Heat Showcase, going 2-for-3 in the No. 3 spot with a single and a two-run home run. His two-hit effort also capped a tremendous tournament in which Koon went 11-for-14 (.786 BA) with three homers and four doubles for 14 RBI. 
7/19/2010 4:54:31 AM

Taka High(2013 – Monroe, LA) went 2-3 with the game winninghit for Marucci.  He has a strongerathletic build with a smooth left handed swing.  High generates bat speed and his hitting tools project.  Kevin Lindsey scored the winning runfor Marucci and also went 2-3 at the plate.  He has some bat speed and has hand quickness.

 

West Cobb Cardinals pitcher Will Griffin(2013 – Kennesaw,GA) got the tough luck loss.  Heallowed 4 hits, 4 runs, and 2 earned runs over his 5.2 innings of work.  He also had 8 strikeouts and 5 walks.  Griffin pitches with a long loose armaction with some arm speed.  Hethrew his slurve for strikes and his velocity projects some. 

 
7/19/2010 4:53:49 AM

Trey Quinn(2014 – Lake Charles, LA) and Andrew Bryan(2013 –Lake Charles, LA) each had multi-hit games for the Lake Charles Storm in their6-4 win over the Orlando Scorpions Black. Bryan went 3-3 on the game with a run and an RBI.  He stays inside the ball well in hisswing and he takes the barrel on a line drive path.  Quinn went 2-3 with a double, run, 2 RBI, and 2 stolenbases.  He squared the ball up welland showed good bat speed.  Quinnis a very good young follow in the 2014 class.

 

Paul Beglis(2012 – Lake Charles, LA) pitched 5 stronginnings for the Storm.  He sat inthe 80-84 MPH range and showed confidence and moxie on the mound.  He allowed 4 hits, 3 runs, and 1 earnedrun with 10 strikeouts, 4 walks, and 1 hit batsman.  Beglis threw his curveball for strikes and it had tight spinand bite to it.  Despite the 4 walks,he was around the plate and showed pitchability.

 

Zach Krider(2013 – Longwood, FL) swung the bat well for theScorpions going 2-3 with 2 RBI.  Hehas a taller thick strong build and showed good bat speed.  He’s a definite follow for the 2013class with the bat.

 
7/19/2010 4:52:58 AM

The Ifungo Revolution had 11 hits in their 12-0 win overTeam LA Blue.  Connor Strain(2012 –Farmersburg, IN) went 3-3 with a double and 4 RBI to lead the Revolution.  Strain has a thin lean athletic buildand got the barrel to the baseball well today.  8 other Revolution players had hits with 8 players scoringruns. 

 
7/19/2010 4:52:13 AM

Excel Blue Sox hit 3 home runs in route to a 19-3 victoryover the Virginia Diamonds Underclass. Georgie Salem(2012 – Birmingham, AL), Dylan Smith(2012 – Pinson, AL),and Trent Simpson(2013 – Oxford, AL) all went deep for the Blue Sox. Georgie Salem hit a grand slam about 400 feet to right centerfield.  He has a good left handedswing with good bat speed.  His batprojects very well.  Smith hit his3 run homer to left center field about 390 feet.  He’s a taller stronger player who made consistent line drivecontact all game.  Simpson is abigger strong player as well who hit a line drive over the left field fenceabout 350 feet.  All 3 playersshowed power potential and have juice in their bat.

 
7/18/2010 1:07:07 PM

1B Joe Haas (2012 Blythewood HS, S.C.) went 2-for-2 with a single and a 2-RBI double in a 7-3 win for the Diamond Devils Black this afternoon at Alpharetta Legion Field. Hass boasts a big 6-3, 170-pound frame, a quick bat, and good pop.

SS Zach Callahan (2012 Blythewood HS, S.C.) also hit well, going 2-for-2 with two singles — one for two RBI. He proved to be a good contact hitter and showed an ability to hit to the opposite field.

Georgia Hurricanes RF Andrew Short (2012 Centennial HS, Ga.) hit a two-run home run to go 1-for-2 in the loss. 
7/18/2010 11:43:20 AM

Oswald Silvestre (2011 Coral Gables HS, Fla.) pitched a complete, seven-inning two-hitter to secure a 5-0 win for the Florida Elite Sports on Saturday at Alpharetta High School.

Silvestre allowed two singles and struck out six. He topped out at 82 mph and showed a 68-mph curve as well. 
7/18/2010 11:03:56 AM

RHP Stephen Brooks (2012 Deep Run HS, Va.) topped out at 87 mph and sat between 81-86 on Saturday at Alpharetta High School. Brooks (6-0, 180 pounds) also showed a 71-mph curve and a 80-mph change.

RHP Luke Sherzer (2013 Powhatan HS, Va.) touched 88 in one inning of relief, sitting between 83-87. 
7/18/2010 9:54:32 AM

RHP/3B Jacob Armstrong (2012 Silver Creek HS, Ind.) went 2-for-2 with a triple and a single to help the Indiana Prospects Blue squad to a 5-3 win. Armstrong (6-1, 175 pounds) swung the bat well, showed a good-looking swing, good hitting mechanics, and slightly above average speed. He also plays the game hard and well. 
7/18/2010 9:49:05 AM

3B Eric Pape (2012 Luella HS, Ga.) went 2-for-2 with a pair of doubles — both registering 85 mph off the bat — in a 9-6 win for OTC Baseball 16U. SS Darrius Jennings (2011 Luella HS, Ga.) also hit well, going 2-for-3 with a pair of singles. Jennings showed quick hands and is a good-looking hitter with above average speed.

On the mound RHP Dawson Brown (2011 Locust Grove HS, Ga.) and RHP Jordan Dukes (2011 Locust Grove HS, Ga.) both topped out at 87 mph. Brown showed an easy motion, very good mechanics, and had no change in his demeanor when his teammates made mistakes behind him. 
7/18/2010 9:38:24 AM

Brian Martin (2011 Winters Mill HS, Md.) could be an interesting following in the next couple of years. Martin went 1-for-3 with a triple and showed good range at shortstop, as well as aggressiveness and above average speed on the base paths. He is listed at 6-5, 185 pounds and has plenty of room to fill out. 
7/18/2010 9:32:10 AM

Canes 16s Green RHP Evan Beal (2011 South County HS, Va.) touched 89 mph and sat between 85-87, pitching six innings of a 5-3 win. Beal showed an explosive fastball, good mechanics, and good arm speed. His 82-mph curve looked to be above average as well.

Meanwhile Tyler Beede (6-4, 200 pounds) closed out the final inning, topping out at 92 mph and showing a business approach on the mound. He sat between 88-90 and flashed a good 78-mph curve. 
7/18/2010 9:26:26 AM

SS Ryan Egolf (2012 Phoenixville Middle, Penn.) went 1-for-2 with a 2-RBI triple Saturday at Pope High School. Egolf (5-6, 130 pounds) has a lean build, and has a good, smooth swing with good bat speed and potential pop. He also hustled around the field well. 
7/18/2010 9:16:32 AM

Cody Mazzatenta (2012 Etowah HS, Ga.) touched 87 mph during 2 1/3 inning of relief, allowing two runs on three hits while striking out two. Mazzatenta has a tall, athletic frame at 6-0, 170 pounds. He showed a sharp 72-mph slider with good run, which complimented his fastball nicely. His 68-mph curve also looked sharp during warmups. 
7/18/2010 9:12:31 AM

LF Jay Lester (2012 Woodmont HS, S.C.) went 3-for-3 with two singles and a double to help the Upstate Mavericks to a 13-4 win at Pope High School on Saturday. Lester (6-1, 170 pounds) showed good bat speed and good contact.

DH/1B Grayson Austin (2011 Spartanburg HS, S.C.) went 2-for-3 with a RBI single and 2-RBI double. Austin showed raw power when he makes solid contact, and he boasts a 6-5, 215-pound frame that he'll soon grow into. 
7/18/2010 9:05:32 AM

RHP Andrew Marra (2011 St. Thomas of Villanova HS, Ontario) pitched a complete seven-inning five-hit shutout to help the South Oakland A's Green squad move on to the second round of the WWBA 16U National Championship playoffs. Marra struck out seven and touched 84 mph.

So far, nine other teams have earned a spot in the second round: Carolina Cubs Blue, Canes 16s Green, DBAT Mustangs-McCabe, East Cobb Titans, Dirtbags, Team Worth Florida, South Florida Elite Squad, Houston Banditos Black, Mac N Seitz Indians. 
7/18/2010 8:09:19 AM

Canes Orange righty Clyde Tate (2012 North Davidson HS, N.C.) touched 87 mph during a 3-3 draw with Team D-Backs. Tate (6-0, 175 pounds) allowed two hits through three innings while striking out five. He showed pretty good arm speed and a 71-mph curve. 
7/18/2010 8:04:29 AM

Jakes Walters (2012 Vianney HS, Mo.) went 3-for-3 with a single, a double, and a RBI triple — just missing the cycle by a home run. Walters (5-9, 170 pounds) showed a good swing, good pop, and good speed for his size. 
7/18/2010 7:59:58 AM

Troy Lewis (2012 Dutchtown HS, La.) topped out at 88 mph and sat between 84-87 in one inning of relief for the Marucci Elite. Lewis struck out two and showed outstanding mechanics and great command. 
7/18/2010 7:48:01 AM

OF Nick Williams (2012 Galvenston Ball HS, Texas) added another outstanding performance to his 16U tournament resume, going 2-for-4 with a single and a deep solo home run to help give the Houston Banditos Black a 7-0 win. Willams is a fast, athletic player who has plus bat speed and looks relaxed and confident at the plate.

Meanwhile, RHP Tyler Coker (2011 Alascocita HS, Texas) pitched a seven-inning no-hitter, touching 85 mph and facing two batters over the minimum. Coker struck out five and missed a perfect game by a walk, which he allowed in the top of the fourth. He showed smooth mechanics, good run on his fastball, and a tight, late-breaking 72-mph curve. 
7/18/2010 7:40:30 AM

Kolbey Carpenter (2012 West HS, Texas) went 2-for-3 with a RBI double and a 2-RBI triple to give the DBAT Mustangs-McCabe squad a 9-0, mercy-rule win. Carpenter (5-11, 170 pounds) boasts a good frame, good pop, a good swing, and a quick bat.

Meanwhile, RHP Justin Walton (2012 Lorena HS, Texas) pitched a complete five-inning, four-hitter to shut down the Maryland Storm. He allowed four singles and struck out three, mixing his pitches well to keep hitters off balance. 
7/18/2010 7:35:28 AM

SS Daniel Zuchowski (2011 Bishop Foley Catholic HS, Mich.) went 3-for-3 with a RBI single, a RBI double, and a three-run home run to lead the South Oakland A's Green squad to a 10-6 win.

Zuchowski (6-2, 180 pounds) not only showed good bat speed, good pop to all fields, and patience at the plate, he also had plus range on defense, looking smooth at shortstop. 
7/18/2010 7:29:54 AM

RHP Nic Voumard (2013 Turlock HS, Calif.) and RHP Thomas Longworth (2011 Waterford HS, Calif.) combined for a five-inning, two-hit shutout for a 9-0, mercy-rule win. Voumard pitched the first four innings, topping out at 84 mph and sitting between 79-83. He showed good command and a good 72-mph curve. He also boasts a big 6-0, 200-pound frame.

Meanwhile, Longsworth (6-1, 170 pounds) closed out the final inning, allowing one hit while striking out one. 
7/18/2010 7:24:46 AM

RHP Connor Hale (2012 Brebeuf HS, Ind.) struck out 14 hitters in a 5-1 win for the Pony Express. Hale (6-3, 155 pounds) allowed one run on one hit through five innings and topped out at 85 mph. He threw from an over-the-top arm slot and showed tight break on his 11-5, 67-mph curve. He also through a 74-mph change up, but tended to slow his arm on occasion. 
7/18/2010 7:19:37 AM

Four Chattanooga Cyclones hitters tallied multiple hits in a 12-5 win at Dominion Christian High School, including 1B Zack McKelvey (2012 Baylor School, Tenn.) who went 2-for-5 with a RBI double and a 3-RBI triple. McKelvey (6-2, 204 pounds) is a big left-handed hitter who has big power.

RF Bobby Towne (Walker Valley HS, Tenn.) and 3B Patrick Parris (2012 East Brained HS, Tenn.) both went 3-for-4 with three singles. Parris (6-4, 200 pounds) is a big, strong player with good bat speed, and Towne (6-0, 155 pounds) is a tall outfielder who keeps his hands inside the ball well. 
7/18/2010 7:11:11 AM

OF/RHP Edwin Marquez (2011 Somerset HS, Fla.) went 2-for-3 with a single and a three-run home run to help the Florida Pokers 16U Gray squad to a 12-2 win. Marquez (6-0, 160 pounds) boasts a good frame with long legs and good bat speed.

Meanwhile, Chain 16U Gold 1B Brandon McCurry (2012 LaGrange HS, Ga.) went 2-for-2 with a single and a solo home run. McCurry (5-9, 165 pounds) has a big, strong build and showed good bat speed as well. 
7/18/2010 7:04:16 AM

Robert Daniel (2012 Westover HS, Ga.) pitched a complete seven-inning, three-hit shutout to help Chain 16 Black to a 4-0 win. Daniel (5-11, 150 pounds) touched 85 mph and struck out 10. He showed a good, fast arm, an online delivery, and an ability to pitch down in the zone consistently. He also flashed a72-mph curve and a 72-mph change up. 
7/18/2010 6:59:42 AM

Jake Post (2012 Chesterton HS, Ind.) went 2-for-2 with a pair of doubles to help the Indiana Prospects Blue squad to a 12-2 win. Hitting in the No. 8 hole, Post started with a 3-RBI double in the first inning — driving it up the middle to cap a 6-0 lead in the top of the first. 
7/18/2010 6:55:07 AM

Diamond Devils Blue RHP/C Skyler Hunter (2012 Hanahan HS, S.C.) touched 87 mph in a 4-3 loss to the East Cobb Saints. Through one inning of relief, Hunter allowed one run on two hits and tallied one strikeout while sitting between 82-86. At 6-1, 170 pounds, he showed projection and a medium to minimal-effort delivery. 
7/18/2010 6:49:52 AM

Long Island Storm RHP Edwin and Edward Corniel (2012 Phillip Randolph Campus HS, N.Y.) both impressed on the mound in a 8-4 loss to the Northeast jays. Edwin (5-11, 177 pounds) touched 85 mph and pitched two shutout innings, allowing three hits while striking out two. He showed very solid mechanics, deception and bite on his 10-4, 75-mph curve, and confidence on the mound. He sat between 81-84 and projects well.

Meanwhile, Edward (5-7, 151 pounds) topped out at 87 and sat between 81-86, showing similar mechanics as his brother while challenging hitters on the inner half. He moved his pitches in and out well. He also flashed a 76-mph curve. 
7/18/2010 6:39:59 AM

Matthew "Trace" Vorbeck (2012 Corbin HS, K.Y.) touched 86 mph in a 7-4 win for the Kentucky Baseball Club. Vorbeck (6-2, 180 pounds) allowe two runs on four hits while striking out four through four innings. He sat between 84-86 and showed a fast arm with a hard fastball and a good 71-mph curve. 
7/18/2010 6:25:51 AM

1B Matt Fitzsimmons (2013 Bishop Kenny HS, Fla.) went 1-for-3 with a three-run home run to help the Jacksonville Warriors to a 8-4 win. Fitzsimmons (6-1, 210 pounds) boasts a big frame and juice in his bat.

Meanwhile, Georgia Hurricanes 3B Josh Dechandt (2012 Cherokee HS, Ga.) went 2-for-3 with a pair of singles and proved to be a good defender in the hot corner, making a tough play down the third-base line. He Dechandt (5-9, 155 pounds) also showed good bat speed at the played.
 
7/18/2010 6:18:05 AM

Blake Smith (2011 Lafayette HS, K.Y.) pitched a complete seven-inning, four-hit shutout to give the Kentucky Baseball Club a 1-0 win. Smith (6-1, 150 pounds) struck out seven and touched 86 mph. He sat between 82-85 and showed a loose arm, a deceptionaly fast fastball, a good pick-off move, and a sweeping 71-mph curve. 
7/18/2010 6:12:36 AM

On Deck O's Orange CF Guy Woodliff (2012 Providence HS, N.C.) and OF David Weidman (2-12 Marvin Ridge HS, N.C.) both recorded three hits in a 9-8 loss to OTC Baseball.

Woodliff went 3-for-4 with a single and two triples, while Weidman went 3-for-3 with two singles and a RBI double. Woodliff (5-9, 120 pounds) showed some power and speed and turned on pitches on the inner half well.

Meanwhile OTC's Dawson Brown (2011 Locust Grove HS, Ga.) went 3-for-3 with two singles and a RBI double, showing some juice in his bat. 
7/18/2010 6:04:00 AM

Seth Evans (2-11 Lowndes HS, Ga.) went a perfect 3-for-3 with a RBI single and two 2-RBI doubles to help Diamond Exposure to a 9-8 win. He is listed as a 5-10, 180-pound third baseman and right-handed pitcher. 
7/18/2010 6:00:33 AM

RHP Dominic DeMasi (2011 Calvary Day School, Ga.) tossed a complete seven-inning, three-hit shutout to help the Chain Baseball Elite Diablos to a 3-0 win. DeMasi (6-3, 185 pounds) allowed two singles and a double, struck out seven, and showed good arm speed and good location. His velocity dropped in the middle inning, but topping out at 84 well into the seventh. He sat between 80-83 and threw from a low 3/4 slot as well. 
7/18/2010 5:48:45 AM

RHP Craig Missigman (2011 Olympic HS, N.C.) and LHP Tyler Holloway (2012 Charlotte Christian HS, N.C.) combined for a five-inning, four-hit shutout to give the CBC Diamond Rats Army a 10-0 win. Missigman pitched the first four innings and topped out at 87 mph, sitting between 83-87. He allowed two singles in the first inning and struck out four, showing medium effort, good command, and a good 72-mph curve.

Holloway closed out the final inning, also allowing two singles and striking out one.

Offensively, SS Sam Foy (2012 New Hanover HS, N.C.) went 3-for-3 with three straight singles. Foy showed a good swing and stayed inside the ball well. 
7/17/2010 5:50:21 PM

Nicholas Junger (2013 Lewis Middle HS, Fla.) went 1-for-3 with a home run in the Florida Mustangs' 4-1 win. Junger (6-2, 195 pounds) kept his hands back, drove the ball well, and showed good balance at the plate. 
7/17/2010 5:33:10 PM

Five different players — including four from the Heat Showcase — homered in a 10-1 win for the Showcase on Field No. 5 at the East Cobb Complex.

Marin Koon (2012 Wilkes Central HS, N.C.), Blake Butler (2012 Southeast Guilford HS, N.C.), Corey Randall (2012 Davie County HS, N.C.), Brandon Lineberry (2012 Carroll County HS, Va.) all went yard for the Heat.

Lineberry posted a clutch performance, hitting a walk-off grand slam to force the mercy rule. He showed good bat speed, solid contact, and a nice, balanced swing at the plate as well.

Meanwhile, Randall went 2-for-2 with two solo home runs, showing good pop, good bat speed, solid contact, and a nice swing.

Bombers 2B Bret Lashley (2012 Park Vista HS, Fla.) also homered, going 1-for-2 with a solo shot in the fourth. 
7/17/2010 4:59:46 PM

Palmetto Elite shortstop Jonathan Stokes (2011 Cheraw HS, S.C.) went 2-for-3 with a RBI double and a triple in a 2-1 loss to the Minnesota Starz. Stokes (5-9, 150 pounds) showed good bat speed, good pop, balance at the plate, and good hustle. In the top of the fourth, he stretched a single into a double that score Palmetto's only run. 
7/17/2010 4:49:52 PM

Gatorball Baseball Academy LHP Kirby Snead (2013 Santa Fe HS, Fla.) impressed in a 3-3 tie with East Cobb Titans. Snead (5-8, 130 pounds) allowed two runs on four hits through four innings and struck out four. He touched 83 mph, flashed run on his fastball, and mixed his pitched very nicely, showing exceptional command. He has a 72-mph curve and a 71-mph change up. Snead also works fast on the mound, and has the potential to be a stud in the near future. 
7/17/2010 4:30:19 PM

Adam Huffman (2012 Western Alamance HS, N.C.) went 3-for-3 with a single and two doubles to help Yak Baseball capture a 10-3 win. Huffman showed loose hands through the zone at the plate. He boasts a 6-1, 180-pound frame.

Dylan Murray (2012 Western Alamance HS, N.C.) also went 3-for-3 with two singles and a double. Murray (6-0, 170 pounds) lead with his bat knob well and showed good pop and good bat speed.

OF Sheldon Brady (2012 Southwest Randolph HS, N.C.) went 2-for-3 with a single and a RBI double, showing decent bat speed and good extension, getting his hands inside to turn on a fastball. 
7/17/2010 4:14:50 PM

Our apologies for the lack of blog posts from today's games. Isolated storms swept through Cobb county late this morning and soaked several fields, and in such instances all manpower goes toward the logistics of the tournament — hence preventing scoresheets from arriving at the East Cobb Complex tower in a timely manner.

Storms have been non-existant for the better part of the afternoon with only a few fields experiencing delays in start times. We'll be sure to get up to speed as soon as possible. Keep checking back for updates!
 
7/17/2010 3:02:21 PM

John Kresta (2012 Flower Mound HS, Texas) went 2-for-3 with a two-run home run and a RBI single to help Team Rawlings-Texas Boom to a 15-4 win. Kresta (6-1, 190 pounds) had hit a deep foul ball just before his third-inning bomb. He is listed as a catcher, infielder, and right-handed pitcher.

Shortstop Ben Sego (2012 South Lake Carroll HS, Texas) went 2-for-3 as well with a RBI single and a 3-RBI double. Sego is a 6-0, 165-pound shortstop and right-handed pitcher. 
7/17/2010 2:45:22 PM

Mitch Mincey (2012 Effingham County HS, Ga.) and Dan Payne (2012 Calvary Day School, Ga.) both homered to help the Chain Baseball Elite Diablos to a 8-2 win.

Mincey went 1-for-1 with a lead-off solo home run. He showed good pop with the ball jumping off his bat. Meanwhile, Payne went 2-for-2 with a single and a first-inning three-run bomb. He showed an easy, smoothing swing, good bat speed, and solid contact.

On the mound, RHP Hunter Newman (2012 Calvary Day School, Ga.) touched 87 mph. Newman pitched a complete seven-innin game, allowing two runs on seven hits while striking out seven. He sat between 82-86, worked quick, and showed above average control. 
7/17/2010 2:06:49 PM

Tampa Panthers RHP Mack Menendez (2012 Plant HS, Fla.) touched 88 mph and sat between 85-87 in a 5-0 loss to the Mac-N-Seitz Indians. Menendez (6-0, 175 pounds) threw from an over-the-top slot and showed life on his fastball and tight spin on his 72-mph curve. With a tall, projectable build, he is looks to be on track to developing into a power pitcher. 
7/17/2010 1:49:05 PM

NVTBL Stars SS Kyle Corwin (2012 Centerville, Va.) went 0-for-2 but showed plus actions and plus ranged on defense. Corwin is listed as a 5-11, 160-pound shortstop and right-handed pitcher.

Baseball Scoutz 3B Aaron Mizell (2011 Telfair HS, Ga.) also impressed on defense, showing smooth actions and an above average arm. Mizell, a left-handed hitter, went 1-for-3 with a single.
 
7/17/2010 12:25:25 PM

Three Carolina Cubs Blue players homered this morning in a 12-1 win over Rocks Baseball.

1B Heath Bowers (2011 Harnett Central HS, N.C.) went 1-for-2 with a solo home run, showing pull-side power, good bat speed, and pretty good contact.

LF Bryan Taylor (2011 Harnett Central HS, N.C.) went 1-for-1 with a solo home run, showing good power, good bat control, and a smooth, easy swing.

RHP Ches Lamm (2011 Wilson Hunt HS, N.C.) came off the bench and hit a solo home run, showing good bat speed, solid contact, above average pop, and a nice swing. 
7/17/2010 10:27:32 AM

Bobby Bassler (2013 Eagle's View HS, Fla.) went 3-for-3 with two singles and a grand slam to help Team Orlando to a 12-2 win. Bassler (6-0, 185 pounds) showed pretty good contact and above-average pop.

Meanwhile, Dan Atuiello Jr. (2013 Dr. Phillips HS, Fla.) and Greg Kalogridis (2012 West Orange HS, Fla.) both went 2-for-3, showing pretty solid contact. Kalogridis also displayed above average bat speed.
 
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7/17/2010 10:08:03 AM

RF Aaron Brown (2012 Madison HS, Fla.) showed quick hands, a short swing, and smart aggressiveness on the base paths in a 15-4 win for Team Tallahassee. Brown (6-1, 170 pounds) went 2-for-3 with a RBI single and a double and registered a 4.66 home-to-first time. 
7/17/2010 10:00:59 AM

Shortstop Kennon Fontenot (2014 Barbe HS, La.) went 2-for-3 with a pair of singles in the lead-off spot during a 4-3 win for the Lake Charles Storm. Fontenot (5-8, 165 pounds) kept his hands inside well and let the ball get deep in the zone. He also showed good bat speed and good pop.

Atlanta Baseball Academy Braves second baseman Hayden Jones (2012 Tift County HS, Ga.) also went 2-for-3 in the No. 1 hole. Jones (5-9, 150) proved to be a very tough out at the plate, showing aggressiveness in the box, as well as good bat speed and pop. 
7/17/2010 9:52:45 AM

RHP Cole Bryant (2012 Cass HS, Ga.) pitched a complete six-inning one-hitter to give the Nelson Baseball School a 7-0 win. Bryant (6-4, 170 pounds) allowed a single in the top of the second. He struck out six and showed both a fastball and a slider. 
7/17/2010 9:45:41 AM

CF Curtis Cobean (2012 Port Elgin HS, Ontario) went 3-for-4 with two singles and a triple to help the Ontario Nationals to a 12-8 win. Cobean (5-11, 160 pounds) appeared to be a frequent swinger, but the left-handed hitter showed surprising bat speed and an ability to hit to the right-field gap. He registered a 4.49 home-to-first time as well. 
7/17/2010 9:39:49 AM

1B/RHP Sean Plunkett (2011 Trinity Catholic HS, Fla.) went 2-for-3 with a RBI single to help the Marion County Hammers to a 5-3 win. Plunkett (6-1, 185 pounds) has a medium build and some strength. Mean while Ryan Crile (2013 Sparr North Marion HS, Fla.) went 2-for-4 with a pair of singles, showing a line-drive swing. Crile, a left-handed hitter, also registered a 4.48 home-to-first time. 
7/17/2010 8:35:09 AM

SS Daniel Zuchowski (2011 Bishop Foley Catholic HS, Mich.) went 3-for-4 with two singles and a triple to help lift the South Oakland A's Green squad to a 10-1 win. Zuchowski (6-2, 180 pounds) has a tall, lean build, and open stance, good bat speed, good contact, and good speed on the base paths. One hit registered 93 mph off the bat.

2B Connor Smith (2012 Northville HS, Mich.) went 2-for-3 with a single and a RBI double, showing an open stance, good bat speed, and quick hands. 1B Niko Gonzalez (2012 Stoney Creek HS, Mich.) also tallied two hits — both singles — to go 2-for-2. 
7/17/2010 8:08:38 AM

RHP Amaury Vicideo (2012 Sunset HS, Fla.) pitched a complete five-inning one-hit shutout to give Almedares a 9-0, mercy-run rule win. Vicideo (6-3, 255 pounds) struck out eight, touched 81 mph, and showed a good 66-mph curve. 
7/17/2010 8:01:43 AM

Bobby Reddick (2012 Northe Penn HSM Penn.) pitched a complete seven-inning, five-hit shutout to give the Triple Threat Bearcats a 5-0 win. Reddick (6-1, 202 pounds) struck eight and showed a quick windup. He worked the corners and fielded his position as well. 
7/17/2010 7:54:53 AM

Aaron Mizell (2011 Telfair County HS, Ga.) went 3-for-3 with a single and a pair of doubles for three RBI to lead the Baseball Scoutz to a 8-5 win. Mizell (6-0, 150 pounds) is a left-handed hitter. He showed good plate coverage, good bat speed, and good pull-side power. 
7/17/2010 7:40:25 AM

Zach Irwin (2012 Madison Central HS, Miss.) went 1-for-2 with a three-run home run over the right-field fence at Marietta High School to spark the Marucci Elite to a 14-7 win. Irwin (6-3, 210 pounds) is a left-handed hitter who showed pull-side power and a balanced, smooth swing.

Meanwhile, RHP Jacob Shempert (2012 Houston HS, Ala.) pitched one inning of relief, topping out at 86 mph while striking out two. He showed an over-the-top delivery and a fast arm. He sat around 84-85. 
7/17/2010 7:00:27 AM

LHP Tom Coholan (2012 Egg Harbor Township HS, N.J.) pitched a complete seven-inning one-hitter to seize a 2-0 win for the NJ Young Guns. Coholan's lone hit allowed came in the bottom of the fifth — a single by East Cobb Patriots 2B Wes Simmons. Coholan struck out seven and located well, showing good competitive instincts. 
7/17/2010 6:43:57 AM

2B Zach Orrison (2012 Fuquay HS, N.C.) went 1-for-2 with a solo home run on the bottom of the third inning to help the Carolina Cubs Red squad to a 2-1 win. The true heroics came from CF Parker Lamm (2012 Wilson Hunt HS, N.C.) who hit a sacrifice fly to right field in the bottom of the seventh that broke a 1-1 tie and gave the Cubs the win. 
7/17/2010 6:38:28 AM

Knoxville Stars-Team Adidas RHP Colby Skeen (2012 Powell HS, Tenn.) touched 88 mph during his one inning of relief duty in a 4-2 loss to the New York Grays. Skeen (5-11, 215 pounds) allowed a lead-off single and struck out two through the frame. He has a good frame and build, throwing from a 3/4 slot. 
7/17/2010 6:34:35 AM

3B Matt Spruill (Southington HS, Conn.) went 3-for-3 with a double and two triples to lead the East Cobb Titans to a 10-0, mercy-run rule victory. Spruill (5-10, 165 pounds) showed obvious pop, good contact, and good speed on the base paths.

LF James Cunningham (2012 Dunwoody HS, Ga.) went 3-for-3 as well with three straight singles, showing a good swing and aggressiveness on the bases.

OF/1B Nathan Mikolas (2012 Bradford HS, Wis.) went 2-for-2 with a single and a 2-RBI double. He has a good, strong build and is listed at 6-1, 190 pounds. 
7/17/2010 6:27:29 AM

Tanner Geisel (2012 Nequa Valley HS, Ill.) went a perfect 3-for-3 with two singles and a RBI triple to help the Illinois Sparks to a 5-3 win. Geisel (6-1, 170 pounds) has a good frame and a good swing. On Thursday, he went 2-for-3 with a single and a home run. 
7/17/2010 6:17:22 AM

RHP Ty Buttrey (2012 Providence HS, N.C.) topped out at 87 mph in a 6-3 win for the South Charlotte Panthers. Buttrey (6-3, 175 pounds) sat between 81-84 and allowed one run on seven hits and struck out six through five innings. He located his pitches, pitched out of trouble, and showed a decent pick-off move to first. He also showed a 70-mph curve and a 75-mph change.

Wladyka Baseball 16U LHP Michael Niego (2012 Pascack Valley HS, N.J.) also pitched well, allowing one run on just two hits while striking out five through four innings. Niego (6-3, 210 pounds) touched 85 and sat between 82-84, showing run on his fastball, good drop on his 76-mph change up, and good break on his 75-mph slider. He also mixed pitches and had a plan on the mound.
 
7/17/2010 6:09:53 AM

Carolina Cubs Blue RHP Trey Thompson (2012 South Johnston HS, N.C.) pitched a complete seven-inning, three-hit shutout for a 2-0 win and touched 85 mph in the process. Thompson (6-3, 185 pounds) struck out nine and sat between 82-84. He did tire in the sixth but worked quickly, got ground balls when needed, threw from a 3/4 slot, and showed a sweeping 73-mph curve. 
7/16/2010 7:25:43 PM

Alabama Seminoles right-handers Mitch Greer(2012 – Prattville,AL) and Keegan Thompson(2013 – Cullman, AL) both touched 88 MPH against theIllinois Sparks 2.  Greer is athicker built kid with a loose quick arm action.  His velocity projects well and pitches with someeffort.  Thompson pitches with along loose arm action and the ball comes out of his hand clean.  He projects very well and is no doubt atop arm in the 2013 class!

 
7/16/2010 7:24:49 PM

Gary Flowers(2012 – East Haven, CT) went the distance forBobby Valentine’s All Americans to pick up the win.  The right-hander allowed 5 hits and 2 unearned runs with 5strikeouts and 3 walks.  He sat inthe 80-84 MPH range with his fastball and threw his curveball for strikes.  Flowers has a long loose arm actionwith arm speed.  His velocityprojects some and his curveball has good bite to it.  He also showed pitchability.

 

Brink Ambler(2012 – Williamsburg, VA) showed a very goodleft handed swing for the All Americans. His swing is loose and easy and quick to the baseball.  He hit line drives all over the field,two just happened to go right to defensive players.  Nelson Rodriguez(2012 – New York, NY) had a good day at theplate as well going 2-3 with 2 RBI and a stolen base.  He’s a strong physical player with bat speed.

 
7/16/2010 7:23:40 PM

Team Rawlings-Texas Boom scored 19 runs in route to a 19-7win over the Long Island Whalers. The Boom pounded out 17 hits and took advantage of 8 free bases fromLong Island Whalers pitching.  6Boom players had multi-hit games with 8 players scoring more than 2 runs.  Tyler Pollock(2012 – Flower Mound, TX)had a double, home run, and 5 RBI. The home run he hit was a line shot over the left field fence for agrand slam.  The Boom have a lot ofplayers with bat speed and hitting tools.

 
7/16/2010 7:22:46 PM

The HC Hurricanes pounded out 10 hits in route to a 10-2 winover Tri State Arsenal Blue. Leading the way for the Hurricanes was David Hulls(2012 – Austin, TX),Brandon Gamboa(2012 – Temple, TX), and Dominique Finney(2012 – Austin,TX).  Hulls and Gamboa each had 2hits while Finney scored 2 runs. 

 
7/16/2010 7:17:52 PM

Team Ontario shortstop Brandon Collins (2011 Birchmount C.I., Ontario) went 2-for-4 with two home runs in a 7-7 tie against South Florida Elite Squad. Collins a left-handed hitter (5-11, 130 pounds) showed good bat speed, solid contact, and a smooth swing.

Catcher Daniel Pinero (2012 Brebeuf College, Ontario) went 2-for-4 as well, hitting a two-run home run. Pinero (6-3, 174 pounds) showed above average pop, a smooth, easy swing, good bat speed, and good solid contact.

South Florida third baseman Kevin Nadar (2012 Charminade Madonna College, Fla.) also showed good bat speed, hitting a two-run home run to go 1-for-2. 
7/16/2010 6:39:27 PM

First baseman Spencer Sutton (2011 Calvert Hall HS, Md.) went 1-for-2 with a three-run home run in the first inning to spark a 14-1 win for the Maryland Storm. Sutton (6-4, 245 pounds) showed obvious power potential, as well as a good swing path through the zone and good extension. 
7/16/2010 6:30:22 PM

ECB outfielder/RHP Alex Dickerson (2012 Roswell HS, Ga.) showed good balance at the plate in a 1-0 loss to the Pinnacle Blue Rocks, going 2-for-3 with a pair of singles. Dickerson also looked relaxed in the box, and he showed some speed while running down the first-base line. He also lets the ball travel deep in the zone and goes to the opposite field well.

Pinnacle outfielder Taylor Luckenbill (2012 Nativity HS, Penn.) also impressed, going 2-for-2 with a single and a double. Luckenbill, a left-handed hitter, showed a smooth swing and aggression on the base paths, stretching his second hit into a double. 
7/16/2010 6:04:23 PM

RHP Matt Lowry (2012 North Brunswick HS, N.C.) pitched the Dirtbags to a 7-1 win at Dominion Christian High School, allowing one run on one hit through six innings while striking out five. Lowry (5-10, 150 pounds) touched 87 mph and sat between 84-86, showing a loose arm and good depth on his 72-mph curve.

Meanwhile, three days after touching 88 in a relief appearance for the North Cubs, RHP Michael Taylor (2012 Christ Church School, Va.) topped out at 90 mph. Taylor allowed five runs on two hits through 4 1/3 innings, but struck out seven and showed a loose arm. He also worked quickly and flashed good sideways break on his 71-mph curve. Taylor is listed at 6-6, 200 pounds. 
7/16/2010 5:51:19 PM

Jonathan Hernandez (2013 Monsignor Edward Pace HS, Fla.) went 1-for-2, managing a grand slam in the bottom of the first to lead the Miami Snappers White squad to a 11-0, mercy-run rule win. Hernandez (5-10, 145 pounds) swung the bat really well and showed good power to the gaps. He is listed as a LHP and outfielder.
 
7/16/2010 5:45:27 PM

RHP David "DJ" Reader pitched a complete seven-inning game and touched 87 mph in a 6-4 win for the NC Baseball Academy. Reader allowed four runs on five hits and struck out 11, showing good mechanics. He also moved well for having a 6-2, 270-pound frame.

Team Elite LHP Sam Clay (2012 Buford HS, Ga.) also hit 87 and sat between 83-86 in the loss, showing great mechanics, a good pick-off move to first, good movement on his fastball, and very good demeanor on the mound. He also displayed great command and control. Through 5 1/3 innings, Clay allowed four runs on six hits and struck out four.
 
7/16/2010 5:24:59 PM

LHP Gunner Leger (2014 Barbe HS, La.) went the distance and pitched a complete seven-inning two-hitter to give the Lake Charles Storm a 4-0 win. Leger gave up two singles and showed a polished delivery, a loose arm, easy effort, and sharp tilt on his curve. He also located well and worked fast. He is listed at 6-0, 149 pounds and topped out at 75 mph. 
7/16/2010 5:09:35 PM

Third baseman Bradley Korn (2011 Lawrence Central HS, Ind.) went 2-for-3 with a RBI single and a two-run home run, clearning his hips well and turning on a 78-mph fastball to send the ball over the fence at Fellowship Christian High School. Korn is listed at 5-8, 150 pounds. 
7/16/2010 4:57:23 PM

Outfielder Zack Rhinehart (2013 Brookewood HS, Ga.) hit for the cycle, going 4-for-4 to help Team Elite to a 10-5 win. Rhinehart hit a RBI double in the first inning, a single in the third, a two-run home run in the fifth, and a triple in the seventh. He showed solid contact, above average pop, good bat speed, and a smooth swing. 
7/16/2010 4:49:00 PM

Outfielder Steven Duggar (2012 J.F. Byrnes HS, S.C.) went 1-for-1 with a first-inning solo home run that help the Spartanburg Phillies a 2-1 win. 
7/16/2010 4:43:01 PM

Gabe Martinez (2012 Welligton, Fla.) went 2-for-3 with a 2-RBI single and a solo home run to help the Palm Beach Select to a 11-6 win. Martinez had a quick bat and crushed his homer over the right-center-field fence. 
7/16/2010 4:32:53 PM

Center fielder Tyler Long (2011 Halifax County HS, Va.) went 2-for-3 with a single and a double in a 3-2 loss to the Orlando Reds. Long swung the bat well, hustled down the first-base line hard, and showed plus arm strength on the field.

RHP Matt Solter (2011 New Bern HS, N.C.) touched 85 mph and allowed two runs on three hits and struck out four through five innings. Solter (6-3, 170 pounds) showed good mound presence, good arm speed, solid mechanics, and a very good 78-mph slider. 
7/16/2010 4:15:31 PM

Three days after pitching a complete-game one-hitter, LHP Brett Lilek (2012 Marian Catholic HS, Ill.) pitched two innings of relief and topped out at 91 mph in the process to secure a 8-5 win for the Northern Illinois Reds. Lilek (6-4, 185 pounds) sat between 88-90 and showed a filthy 12-6 breaking 65-mph curve. He also had outstanding arm-side run on his fastball and has major life in his arm.

Reds shortstop Jacob Roberts (2012 Plainfield South HS, Ill.) also garnered attention on defense, showing plus range on the field — definitely one of the best defensive shortstop in the tournament. At the plate, he went 2-for-4 with a pair of singles, flashing a smooth, smooth swing, 
7/16/2010 4:05:10 PM

LHP Nick Williams (2012 Galveston Ball HS, Texas) has wowed scouts and spectators with his bat over the last few days, but got a chance to showoff his pitching abilities as well in a 8-0, mercy-rule win. Williams faced just one batter of the minimum in one inning of relief. He topped out at 91 mph and sat between 88-90, showing good mechanics, good drive, and decent run. He flashed decent break on his 74-mph curve.

At the plate, Williams went 1-for-1 with a RBI triple, displaying confidence in the box, good pop, a nice swing, and aggressiveness on the base paths.

RHP Courtney Hawkins (2012 Corpus Christi Catholic HS, Texas) also impressed in 1/3 inning of relief, touching 88 and showing a loose arm and good leg drive.
 
7/16/2010 3:51:08 PM

Third baseman Bobby Morgenroth (2012 Seton Hall Prep, N.J.) went 2-for-4 with a 2-RBI triple and a 2-RBI double to help guide the Farrah Builders to a 8-3 win. The ball really jumps off Morgenroth's bat, and he runs well, too.
 
7/16/2010 3:42:11 PM

DBAT Mustangs-Bothun RHP Teddy Stankiewicz (2012 Keller HS, Texas) had scouts gushing again in a 3-3 tie at Pope High School. Stankiewcz pitched 1/3 of the final inning, hitting 90 mph and sitting between 87-89. He struck out the final batter to secure the win, showing above average stuff, an explosive fastball, good mechanics, and good movement on his curve.

Meanwhile, catcher Stevie Bean (2012 Rockwall HS, Texas) went 2-for-3 with a pair of RBI singles — but of which came in clutch situations. Bean is listed at 6-1, 165 pounds.
 
7/16/2010 3:36:44 PM

As noted earlier, DBAT Mustangs-McCage LHP Hayden Howard (2012 Creekview HS, Texas) pitched a five-inning no-hitter, showing a smooth motion, good run and sink on his 69-mph change up, and decent break on his 70-mph curve, which he likes to throw around the zone. Howard also attacked the strike zone well and tallied 10 strike outs. He topped out at 83 and sat between 78-82. 
7/16/2010 3:28:52 PM

Catcher Ryan Cumberland (2012 Turlock HS, Calif.) showed a quick bat in a 8-0 win for CenCal, going 2-for-2 with a RBI single and a RBI double. Behind the plate, he registered a 2.00 pop time as well.

On the mound LHP Russell Longworth (2011 Waterford HS, Calif.) touched 85 mph and sat between 81-83, showing great command and good movement on both his fastball and his 67-mph slider. He pitched four near-perfect innings, facing just one batter above the minimum with one walk in the second. 
7/16/2010 3:22:15 PM

Outfielder Chase Vogelbach (2012 North Ft. Myers HS, Fla.) brought his bat in a 9-4 loss to McCann's Braves, going a perfect 3-for-3 with two singles and a double.

Meanwhile, McCann's Braves RHP Mike Rowe (2012, N/A) touched 87 mph and sat between 83-86, showing clean mechanics, a solid temp, a quick arm, and easy velocity. Through 1 2/3, Rowe allowed no hits and no runs while striking our four. 
7/16/2010 3:10:22 PM

Sometimes it's not what a player does in the batter's box, but what he does on the field that earns him attention. St. Louis Gamers outfielder Jacob Lund (2012 Oakville HS, Mo.) did both, going 2-for-2 with a single and a double while showing max effort on the base paths — always running hard on the field.

Diamond Devils Black outfielder Brandon Burris (2012 Blythewood HS, S.C.) also stood out, going 2-for-3 with a single and a double with a stolen base. Burris (5-7, 140 pounds) showed above-average speed and solid baseball instincts.

Fellow Diamond Devil Ryan Stone (2012 James Island HS, S.C.) also went 2-for-3, hitting two singles and showing quick hands. He hit the ball hard in all three at-bats, lining out to the shortstop in the sixth inning.

Meanwhile, St. Louis RHP Kendall Hebert (2012 Lindbergh HS, Mo.) touched 85 mph and showed an easy motion with good mechanics and late movement on his fastball. Hebert allowed one run on one hit through one inning of relief. 
7/16/2010 2:57:26 PM

Taylor Fields (2011 Central Gwinnett HS, Ga.) topped out at 87 mph and pitching 4 1/3 innings of two-hit ball to help Team Elite 16U to a 2-0 win. Fields (6-1, 170 pounds) surrendered a single and a first-inning lead-off triple, but showed a loose arm, good mechanics, and good run throughout the game.

He also challenged hitters and worked around both sides of the plate. His 61-mph curve also had nice break, and Fields showed an ability to bury it for strikes when needed. 
7/16/2010 2:45:04 PM

Isidro Peart (2013 Wellington, Fla.) went 2-for-3 with a single and a RBI double, showing good speed and good bunting instincts in a 4-3 win for the Palm Beach Extreme.

Meanwhile, RHP Troy Hoecker (2013 Suncoast HS, Fla.) pitched one inning of relief and topped out at 86 mph. He also showed a 75-mph curve. He struck out one and faced five batters. 
7/16/2010 2:33:44 PM

Shortstop Charlie Yorgen (2013 St. Christopher's HS, Va.) went 1-for-3 with a lead-off double and looked good on the field. Yorgen has an above-average build for his age at 5-9, 150 and showed some above average speed. He also had good range and soft hands on defense.

Meanwhile, Bryce Harman (2013 Loyd C. Bird HS, Va.) went 1-for-3 with a solo home run, showing some pop and a fluid swing in the box.

Franklin Outlaws catcher Willie Bender (2012 Gallatin HS, Tenn.) also stood out, going 2-for-2 with a single and a RBI double, showing a good swing and fluid movements. He is listed at 6-0, 185 pounds. 
7/16/2010 2:22:08 PM

Second baseman Landen Hattaway (2012 Warner Robins HS, Ga.) went 2-for-3 with a pair of singles to help lift Chain 16 Black to a 8-0, mercy-rule win. Hattaway (6-0, 145 pounds) showed an inside-out swing, good contact, and some bat speed in the box.

Meanwhile, RHP Justin Patterson (2012 McAdory HS, Ala.) touched 86 mph and sat between 83-85. Patterson (5-9, 160 pounds) pitched a complete five-inning four-hitter, striking out four and showing an ability to locate on both sides of the plate. Throwing from an over-the-top slot, he showed good run on his fastball. He also buried his curve when needed. 
7/16/2010 2:06:53 PM

Southeasten Athletics hitters Matt Desbiens (2011 Liberty County HS, Ga.), Jonathan Cooley (2012 Thomasville HS, Ga.), and Justin Bowen (2011 Effingham County HS, Ga.) all went 2-for-3 in a 11-3 loss to the Marucci Elite Red squad.

Desbiens hit a single and a double, showing an upright stance with a deep load. Cooley tallied two singles, displaying good hand-eye coordination and a short swing. Bowen also hit two singles — one registering 89 mph off the bat. 
7/16/2010 1:47:12 PM

Will Murphy (2011 Kings Crossing HS, Ga.) and Kyle Korzonowski (2012 Kell HS, Ga.) both went 2-for-3 to lead the East Cobb Rays to a 6-1 win. Murphy managed two base-hit hunts and showed scrappiness at the plate, while Korzonowski tallied a single and a double and showed an ability to hit to the opposite field.

RHP Dustin Beggs (2012 Centennial HS, Ga.) had a no-hitter going through six innings, but South Oakland A's Griffin No. 3 and No. 4 hitters Michael Ruppenthal and Conrad Kovalcik spoiled the no-no with back-to-back singles that scored the team's only run. 
7/16/2010 12:21:05 PM

1B Richard Condeelis (2012 Tunkhannock HS, Penn.) went 2-for-3 with a RBI single and a double to help lead the East Coast Grays to a 2-1 win. Condeelis (6-3, 210 pounds) showed good plate coverage.

Meanwhile Ryan Whitt (N/A) touched 86 mph and sat between 84-85 during one inning of relief. Whit has a medium build and throws from an over-the-top arm slot. He stayed in line well and showed good movement on his fastball. He also flashed a 71-mph curve. 
7/16/2010 11:57:21 AM

Richmond Braves National 2013s RHP Luke Scherzer (2013 Powhatan HS, Va.) touched 88 mph and sat between 87-84 in a 4-2 loss to the SWF Yard Dawgs. Scherzer (5-10, 160 pounds) allowed one hit through 1 1/3 innings. He showed smoothness on the mound, good movement on his 82-mph change up, little effort in his delivery, and solid mechanics. He also mixed his pitches nicely.

Meanwhile, RHP Ben Nolan (2012 Bethel Park HS, Penn.) touched 86 and sat between 83-84. Nolan (5-9, 170 pounds) allowed one hit through 2 2/3 innings and struck out five. He threw from a high 3/4 slot and showed pretty good arm speed. He also had a 10-4, 70-mph curve.
 
7/16/2010 11:24:27 AM

Keith Davis (2012 York Comprehensive HS, N.C.) and John Piedmonte (2012 North Mecklenburg HS, N.C.) both tallied two hits to lead the CBC Diamond Rats Army to a 5-0 win. Davis (5-9, 190 pounds) hit a single and a double, letting the ball travel deep into the zone. Piedmonte (6-7, 165 pounds) hit two singles.

Meanwhile, RHP Taylor Thurber (2011 Lake Norman HS, N.C.) touched 86 mph and sat between 83-85. Thurber (5-11, 160 pounds) threw from a 3/4 slot and had a sneaky fastball. He also showed a sweeping 73-mph slider. 
7/16/2010 9:36:23 AM

With one swing of the bat, Ryan Mason (2013 Eastdale HS, S.C.) brought the Diamond Devils Blue back from a 3-0 deficit and sparked a nine-run rally in the bottom of the fourth. Mason (6-3, 205 pounds) cleared the bases with a grand slam over the high left-field fence on Field No. 2 at the East Cobb Complex to go 1-for-3 in the No. 6 spot.

Meanwhile, Matt Filosa (2013 Wando HS, S.C.) went 2-for-3 with pair of singles. Filosa (5-5, 130 pounds) also registered a 4.50 home-to-first time. 
7/16/2010 8:59:40 AM

Trey York (2012 Bearden HS, Tenn.) showed pretty good contact in a 12-2 win for the Diamonds-Simcox squad, going 2-for-3 with a pair of RBI singles in the No. 9 spot. York is listed at 6-1, 180 pounds. 
7/16/2010 8:32:45 AM

An early report from Campbell High School: LHP Hayden Howard (2012 Creekview HS, Texas) tossed a five-inning no-hitter to give the DBAT Mustangs-McCabe squad a 9-0, mercy-run rule victory.

Check back for more details from the game. 
Thursday, July 15
7/16/2010 10:15:43 AM

Jake Hanson (2012 Aurora Christian HS, Ill.) went 2-for-2 with a pair of singles — one for two RBI — to lead the Northern Illinois Reds to a 12-0, mercy-run rule victory. Hanson proved to be a battle at the plate and showed an open stance. 
7/16/2010 10:11:37 AM

Despite going 1-for-2 with a third-inning single, Georgia Hurricanes catcher Nick Fernandez (2012 North Forsyth HS, Ga.) impressed at the plate. Fernandez (5-9, 160 pounds) showed solid contact, quick hands, and a good two-strike approach. He also ran well, hustling on the field, and displayed above average blocking skills behind the plate. He showed a quick release and registered a 2.05 pop time.

Hurricanes RHP Zach Schlosser (2012 Lambert HS, Ga.) touched 87 mph and sat between 85-86, showing a loose arm, a high 3/4 arm slot, and good command. Through four innings, Schlosser (6-0, 170 pounds) allowed five runs on three hits while striking out three. He exploded toward the plate and got stronger as the game progressed.

Carolina Cubs Red 1B Wright Simmons (2012 New Hanover HS, N.C.) went 1-for-2 as well with a double. Simmons (5-7, 160 pounds) is a good bodied power-hitting outfielder who goes with the pitch and handles the bat well. 
7/16/2010 7:38:50 AM

LIDs Indiana Bulls lefty Jordan Minch (2012 Highland HS, Ind.) repeated his pitching performance from two nights ago, going perfect in one inning of relief and touching 86 mph in a 4-1 loss to the Atlanta Baseball Academy Braves. Minch (6-2, 160 pounds) threw from a 3/4 slot and showed a quick arm action, some effort in his delivery, and a good, straight 70-mph change up. 
7/16/2010 7:33:03 AM

Brennen James (2011 Alexander Central HS, N.C.) touched 86 mph in a 13-7 win for the Heat Showcase. James (6-0, 150 pounds) allowed three runs on four hits and struck out five through 4 2/3 innings. He showed a long, loose arm action, good arm speed, some effort in his delivery, and good upside potential. He sat between 82-84 and flashed a 70-mph curve as well. 
7/16/2010 6:59:51 AM

OTC Baseball righty Jordan Dukes (2011 Locust Grove HS, Ga.) touched 86 mph in a 4-3 loss to the Fort Bend Texans Tuesday afternoon at Dominion Christian High School. Dukes (6-4, 205 pounds) allowed three runs on five hits and struck out five through seven innings. He sat comfortably around 85, showing good presence and good depth on his 75-mph curve. 
7/16/2010 6:55:28 AM

Florida Elite Sports RHP Darwin Felix (2012, N/A) touched 89 mph in a 9-4 loss to the Spartanburg Phillies Wednesday afternoon at North Cobb Christian High School. Pitching the first 2 1/3 innings, Felix allowed five runs on two hits while striking out four, but showed durable stuff, big separation, good presence, and lots of projectability. He sat between 83-88 and flashed a 72-mph curve as well. 
7/16/2010 6:48:13 AM

Shane Crouse (2012 Ocoee HS, Fla.) touched 87 mph during a two-inning relief stint that helped Team Orlando to a 4-1 win — just a day after topping out at 88 as Orlando's closer in a 4-2 win. Crouse (6-0, 180 pounds) had an over-the-top delivery and a quick arm. 
7/16/2010 6:39:31 AM

Alex Liquori (2012 Whitewater HS, Ga.) impressed in an 8-5 win for the Homeplate Chilidogs, going 2-for-2 with a RBI single and a double. Liquori (6-0, 180 pounds) is a left-handed hitter who boasts a projectable body and quick hands. 
7/16/2010 6:31:36 AM

RHP Josh Sborz (2012 McLean HS, Va.) topped out at 88 mph and pitched the first three innings of a 9-8 win for the Canes 16s Green team. Sborz allowed no hits and no runs and struck out five, sitting between 85-87. He showed a short arm action, good arm speed, a medium-effort delivery, sink on his 81-mph change up, tight spin on his 11-5, 76-mph curve, and good mechanics. He also had some arm-side run on his fastball on occasion, located well, and showed confidence on the mound.

Meanwhile Curt Britt (2012 Scotland HS, N.C.) closed out the win for the Canes, allowing one run on one hit while striking out two and touching 92 mph. Britt showed good arm speed, a minimal-effort delivery, late arm-side run on his fastball, and good command. He went after hitters and sat between 86-91. 
7/16/2010 6:23:33 AM

Catcher Kevin Martir (2012 Xaverian HS, N.Y.) went 2-for-2 with a RBI single and a solo home run to lead the New York Grays to a 10-2 win. Martir (5-10, 175 pounds) showed good bat speed, an early trigger, good pull-side power, and very good leadership qualities. He also worked hard on blocking the ball behind the plate.

Meanwhile, Jose Cuas (2012 Grand Street Catholic HS, N.Y.) went 3-for-3 with three singles and a pair of stolen bases. Cuas has a thin, but projectable, 6-3, 170-pound frame and shows decent pop, an ability to hit to the opposite field, and smooth hands at shortstop. 
7/16/2010 6:23:27 AM

Catcher Kevin Martir (2012 Xaverian HS, N.Y.) went 2-for-2 with a RBI single and a solo home run to lead the New York Grays to a 10-2 win. Martir (5-10, 175 pounds) showed good bat speed, an early trigger, good pull-side power, and very good leadership qualities. He also worked hard on blocking the ball behind the plate.

Meanwhile, Jose Cuas (2012 Grand Street Catholic HS, N.Y.) went 3-for-3 with three singles and a pair of stolen bases. Cuas has a thin, but projectable, 6-3, 170-pound frame and shows decent pop, an ability to hit to the opposite field, and smooth hands at shortstop. 
7/16/2010 6:16:32 AM

Kevin Davis (2013 T.R. Miller HS, Ala.) touched 90 mph in a relief appearance against the Ostingers Baseball Academy Select. Davis (6-0, 170 pounds) threw from a 3/4 slot and showed a live arm, good mound presence, very good extension, decent arm-side run on his fastball, and good tilt on his 74-mph slider, which projects to be a plus pitch. He did show some problems in repeating his delivery, but has plenty of time to work out the kinks. He sat between 87-89. 
7/15/2010 7:58:12 PM

DaSean Daniels(2012 - Atlanta, GA) had the game winning hit for Big Stix Gamers as they beat the South Oakland A's Grey 2-1.  Daniels went 2-3 for the game with the RBI in the 7th inning.  He has a good athletic build and showed bat speed.  Matt Anderson(2012 - McDonough, GA) showed good arm strength on the mound sitting at 83-85 MPH when he came in relief in the 7th.  His arm works and he has arm speed.  Anderson struggled a bit with his command but he projects well.  Drew Watkins(2012 - Thomaston, GA) pitched well for Big Stix going 6 innings allowing just 2 hits and no runs with 9 strikeouts and 1 walk.  He sat in the 79-82 MPH range with his fastball and commanded 2 pitches for strikes.

Ben Yax(2012 - Rochester, MI) looked good at the plate for the A's.  His body type reminds me of a Brent Warren(Oregon State) at the same age.  Yax showed bat speed and some pop on a double he hit over the right fielders head.  He also runs well with long strides and lower effort.  He projects to develop well. 
7/15/2010 7:43:17 PM

DBAT Mustangs McCabe beat the Florida Pokers Gray 5-4.  DBAT’s closer Willie Schwanke(2011 –Frisco, TX) got the save by pitching a scoreless 7th inning.  The right-hander sat at 84-87 MPH withhis fastball from a loose easy delivery. His arm works and he has arm speed.  He made quick work of the Pokers with the hardest hit ballbeing a two-hopper back to the mound. 8 different Mustangs reached via a hit and they showed good balancethrough their lineup.  Lead offhitter Craig Aiken(2012 – Coppell, TX) had the best stat line for the Mustangsgoing 1-4 with a double, run, and RBI. He runs well too.

 

Edwin Marquez(2011 – Sunrise, FL) swung the bat very wellfor the Pokers in defeat.  Theleft-handed swinging outfielder went 3-3 and was a double away from thecycle.  He scored 2 runs, 2 RBI,and a stolen base.  Marquez staysinside the ball well with a smooth balanced swing.  He generates bat speed and can hit!

 

 

 
7/15/2010 7:42:10 PM

Kali Baseball defeated Team Carolina 8-6 in the second gameof the day at Mt. Paran Christian. Leading the way for Kali was Jake Raynaud(2012 – Los Gatos, CA)and WillDennis(2012 – Saratoga, CA). Raynaud was 3-4 at the plate with a double, 3 runs, and a stolenbase.  He has some bat speed and aline drive swing path.  Dennis was2-3 with a run, 2 RBI, and a sac fly. Dennis has a thin lean projectable build and made hard contact on a linedrive up the middle for an RBI. 

 

Xander Maddox showed some tools for Team Carolina.  He showed some athleticism defensivelywith some arm strength.  At theplate, he showed some bat speed with a short path to the ball.

 
7/15/2010 7:40:11 PM

Tim Kelly(2012 – Hampton, VA) pitched a 3 hit shutout forthe Virgina Diamonds 16U.  Theright-hander lived at 82-85 MPH the whole game and touched 84 MPH in the 7th.  Kelly has arm strength and throws witha long arm action.  His velocityprojects with a few adjustments, and he has some arm speed.  Kelly threw his 11/5 CB for strikes andwas around the plate all game. He’s a solid follow in the 2012 class.

 

David Lutz(2011 – Gloucester, VA) and Robbie Hiser(2012 –Yorktown, VA) homered for the Diamonds. Lutz swings from a slightly crouched stance and has a good path to thebaseball.  Hiser has a stockyishbuild and swings from a slightly open stance.  Both players generate bat speed in their swings and squaredthe ball up well.

 
7/15/2010 6:42:47 PM

Outfielder Andrew Ballew (2011 Oxford HS, Ala.) went 4-for-4 with three singles and a 2-RBI double to lead the Excel Blue Sox to a 14-2 win. Ballew (6-0, 170 pounds and a left-handed hitter) showed quickness on inside pitches with good pull-side power to right field. 
7/15/2010 6:37:06 PM

Cole Evans (2011 St. George's HS, Tenn.) went 3-for-3 with three doubles to lead the Dulins Dodgers to a 11-8 win. Evans (6-1, 213 pounds) show good size, swing, and pop at the plate.

Meanwhile, Daniel Garner (2012 Sparkman HS, Ala.) went 3-for-3 as well, hitting two doubles and a solo home run and showing a good swing, good pop, and good extension. Garner is listed at 6-1, 200 pounds as a catcher and utility player. He topped out at 83 mph in 1/3 inning of relief.

For the Orlando Baseball Academy, four players recorded two hits, including Sam Thomas (2011 Tavares HS, Fla.), Nate Bond (2011 Edgewater HS, Fla.), and Kyle Hamner (2012 Edgewater HS, Fla.) who all went 2-for-4. Thomas and Hamner hit two singles, while Bond smacked a single and a double.

Joseph "J.B." Woodman (Edgewater HS, Fla.) went 2-for-3 with a RBI single and a RBI double. He showed good pop for his 6-1, 170-pound frame. 
7/15/2010 6:15:39 PM

Daniel Zuchowski (2011 Bishop Foley Catholic HS, Mich.) had a field day in a 7-1 win for the South Oakland A's Green squad. Zuchowski (6-2, 180 pounds) went 3-for-4 with a single and two singles for four RBI, hitting the ball well out front. He also pitched a complete seven-inning game, topping out at 85 mph and striking out 10. He showed very good mechanics, good movement on his fastball, very good control, and outstanding mound presence. 
7/15/2010 6:09:47 PM

Matt Evenson (2012 Central HS, Ala.) topped out at 88 mph and pitched a complete five-inning two-hit shutout to give the Alabama Seminoles to a 8-0, mercy-rule win. Evenson (6-1, 175 pounds) struck out eight and sat between 84-87. He showed a live, loose arm, quick windup delivery, good run on his fastball, and good mechanics. He also threw a 75-mph slider and a 74-mph change up, displaying poise and confidence on the mound. 
7/15/2010 6:01:48 PM

RHP Christopher Moates (2011 Lee County HS, Ga.) pitched a complete seven-inning one-hit shutout to lift the PSDS Yankees to a 7-0 win. Moates (6-4, 195 pounds) topped out at 84 mph, struck out nine, and commanded the zone, showing good location and good run on his fastball. He sat between 81-83 and flashed a very tight 74-mph curve. 
7/15/2010 5:54:00 PM

RHP Michael Healey (Tunkhannock Area HS, Penn.) touched 87 mph and pitched six two-hit innings in a 6-0 win for the Long Island Titans. Healey (6-3, 190 pounds) struck out six and sat between 82-86, showing life on his fastball, some strength, a quick tempo, and a good feel for his 11-5, 74-mph curve that flashed good break. He also pounded the zone and threw mostly fastballs and curves. His velocity diminished to the lower 80s late in the game but rose back up to 86 in the sixth.

RHP Brendan Butler (2011 Sayville HS, N.Y.) topped out at 86 mph and sat between 82-85. He showed some sink on his fastball and is listed at 6-3, 197 pounds.

On Deck O's RHP Reilly Hovis (2012 Forestview HS, N.C.) was tabbed with the tough-luck loss, but touched 88 and sat between 84-87. Through five, he allowed six runs on four hits, but showed lots of movement on his fastball. He also boasts a 5-11, 155-pound frame that stays balanced during his delivery. 
7/15/2010 5:41:28 PM

RHP Mitch Klug (2012 SLU, Mo.) pitched a complete five-inning two-hitter to lift the St. Louis Gamers Blue to a 8-0, mercy-rule win. Klug (6-1, 170 pounds) allowed just two singles and struck out seven. He lands in line and has good arm speed, topping out at 81 mph. He also flashed a 74-mph slider. 
7/15/2010 5:37:33 PM

Akadema IN Yankees RHP Luke Fernandez (2012 Marshwood HS, Maine) touched 89 mph in a 5-4 loss to the East Cobb Astros. Fernandez (6-0, 160 pounds) threw from a high 3/4 slot and showed a nice, hard-breaking 75-mph slider. He sat between 88-86 and started commanding the ball better after the second inning. 
7/15/2010 5:31:43 PM

RHP John Sandfort (2012 Winter Springs HS, Fla.) topped out at 91 mph in a 15-1 win for the Orlando Scorpions Purple squad. Through four innings, Sandfort (6-5, 210 pounds) allowed one run on five hits while striking out three. Throwing from a 3/4 slot, he showed good arm speed, pretty good balance, and some movement. He also displayed good mound presence and broke four bats during the game. 
7/15/2010 5:09:12 PM

Kentucky Baseball Club lefty Ryne Combs (2012 Bryan Station HS, K.Y.) topped out at 87 mph in a 6-4 loss to the NJ Young Guns. Combs (6-0, 155 pounds) allowed four runs on one hit while striking out seven through four innings. He showed a solid 73-mph curve with hard bite as well. He did struggle with his location, but displayed a lot of future potential. 
7/15/2010 5:02:56 PM

Steve Sciortino (2011 Haddon Heights HS, N.J.) nearly hit for the cycle, going 3-for-3 with a single, a double, and a triple in a 10-1 win for the Tri-State Arsenal Blue squad. Sciortino swung well, showing good power and very good speed on the base paths. 
7/15/2010 4:56:29 PM

Team Tampa righty Jordan Parnell (2013 Jesuit HS, Fla.) touched 87 mph in a 5-4 loss to the Prospects Elite 2012 team. Parnell allowed five runs on four hits and struck out four through 2 2/3 innings, but showed good arm action and good sink on his change up. He also flashed a 68-mph curve that occasionally stayed up and out of the zone. He is listed at 6-3, 200 pounds. 
7/15/2010 4:50:40 PM

Christian Helsel (2012 Altoona Area HS, Penn.) touched 85 mph in a 5-1 win for NorCal East. Helsel pitched one shutout inning in relief, showing good mound presence, fairly clean mechanics, and some arm speed. He also boasts a 6-0, 195-pound frame. His curve sat at 73 while his change up was around 78. 
7/15/2010 4:45:20 PM

CGI Braves shortstop Richard Patrizio (2012 St. Anthony's HS, N.Y.) went 3-for-3 with three singles in a 13-2 against the Atlanta Blue Jays. Patrizio showed good bat speed, hitting the ball where it's pitched. He also charged the ball well on defense and showed an accurate arm on the run. 
7/15/2010 4:38:44 PM

Brian Taylor (2011 Harnett Central HS, N.C.) topped out at 88 mph in a 9-5 win for the Carolina Cubs Blue squad. Taylor allowed five runs on six hits while striking out nine through six innings. He sat between 85-87 and showed a polished and deliberate delivery with easy effort. He had some troubles working from the stretch, but located well throughout the game. He also threw a rolling 12-6, 74-mph curve. 
7/15/2010 4:22:19 PM

Joey Beninati (2012 Brunswick School, Conn.) came in as a late substitution during the Bobby Valentine All-Americans' 10-2 win over the Miami Snappers Green, but all it took was one at-bat to garner attention. Beninati hit a three-run walk-off home run to close out the victory. 
7/15/2010 4:13:47 PM

Connor Strain (2012 Farmersburg HS, Ind.) pitched a complete seven-inning no-hitter to give the iFungo Revolution a 2-0 win. Strain (6-0, 170 pounds) topped out at 83 mph and struck out nine hitters. He showed a pretty short arm action, but effectively used his 75-mph curve and his 75-mph slider as 'out' pitches. He also threw a pretty good 71-mph change up. 
7/15/2010 3:07:47 PM

Dan Sparacino (2012 Garden City HS, N.Y.) went 2-for-2 with a RBI double and a RBI triple in a 5-3 win for the Long Island Tigers. Sparacino, a left-handed hitter, showed good bat speed and a smooth swing. He also has a thin 5-10, 155-pound build.
 
7/15/2010 3:04:03 PM

Duane Underwood (2012 McEachern HS, Ga.) went 2-for-3 with a single and a two-run home run to lead the East Cobb Titans 15U team to a 5-3 win. Underwood (6-2, 185 pounds) showed good bat speed, solid contact, quick hands, and an easy, smooth swing with some power. 
7/15/2010 3:00:34 PM

James Keller (2011 Colonial Forge HS, Va.) went 3-for-4 with three singles for three RBI in a 11-1 win for the Richmond Braves National 2012 squad. Keller had an upright stance in the box and showed a rotational swing.

Meanwhile, Mike Thomas (2012 Lee Davis HS, Va.) went 2-for-3 with a pair of singles. Thomas hit a pitch that registered 86 mph off the bat. He showed quick hands and decent bat speed. 
7/15/2010 2:55:33 PM

RHP Jordan Farthing (2011 Midway HS, N.C.) topped out at 88 mph during his one inning of relief duty in a 7-1 win for the Dirtbags. Farthing sat between 85-87 and showed decent arm-side run on his fastball He allowed one run on no hits and struck out two. He displayed raw arm speed and a good aggressive demeanor on the mound as well.

RHP Matt Lowry (2012 North Brunswick HS, N.C.) touched 86 and sat between 84-85, showing tight, compact mechanics with no wasted motion. He also showed a sharp 10-4, 69-mph curve. He allowed no hits and struck out two through 1 2/3 innings. 
7/15/2010 2:46:02 PM

Nathan Costa (2011 BMC Dufree HS, Mass.) went 2-for-2 in a 10-2 win for the ITZ Thunder. Costa (5-8, 135 pounds) showed some power for his size, hitting a single and a two-run home run. He stayed on pitches well and showed an ability to hit the ball to the opposite field. He also had a nice swing. 
7/15/2010 9:15:17 AM

Kyle Funkhouser (2012 Oak Forest HS, Ill.) touched 88 mph in a 9-1 win for the Illinois Sparks. Funkhouser (6-2, 187 pounds) allowed one run on five hits through three innings while striking out four. He sat between 84-87 and showed a quick arm, solid command, and sneaky quickness on his fastball.

Meanwhile, Tanner Geisel (2012 Nequa Valley HS, Ill.) went 2-for-3 with a single and a solo home run. Geisel hit the well to all fields while showing patience and a strong swing. Rick Faron (2012 St. Rita HS, Ill.) also hit a home run — a lead-off solo jack in the sixth inning. 
7/15/2010 6:43:17 AM

RHP Dylan Nelson (2012 Patrick County HS, Va.) touched 85 mph in a 5-1 win for the Dirtbags. Nelson allowed just one run on one hit and struck out six through five innings. He showed good arm speed, very good run on his fastball, and an effortless delivery. He sat between 81-84 — staying mostly around 83 — and also threw a 71-mph slider that served as his 'out pitch.' 
Wednesday, July 14
7/16/2010 1:30:07 PM

RHP Bryce Lombardi (2011 Napa HS, Calif.) and RHP Spender Thomas (2013 Oakdale HS, Calif.) combined for a five-inning one-hitter for a 9-0 win for CenCal 16U.

Lombardi pitched four perfect innings, striking out seven and facing a minimum 12 batters. He sat between 84-83 mph and showed good composure on the mound.

Thomas took over in the fifth, giving up a two-out single that spoiled CenCal's bid for a perfect game. He struck out two and face four batters.

Meanwhile, Jordan Kron (2013 East Union HS, Calif.) continued his home run barrage, going 1-for-1 with a three-run home run, showing a compact swing and obvious power. Kron is listed at 5-8, 160 pounds. 
7/15/2010 12:23:16 PM

Mark Deyoung (2012 Plainfield Central HS, Ill.) went 2-for-3 with two singles — one for two RBI — in a 7-7 tie for the Illinois Royals. Deyoung (6-0, 165 pounds) is a left-handed hitter and is listed as an outfielder, third baseman, and RHP. He showed good bat speed and pop to his pull side. 
7/15/2010 12:17:49 PM

Nelson Rodriguez (2-12 George Washington HS, N.Y.) went 3-for-3 with three straight singles to lead the Bobby Valentine All-Americans to a 5-3 win. Rodriguez (6-1, 195 pounds) had a good bat path, hitting for power to both sides of the field. He also proved to be a smart base runner and stole a base.

Meanwhile, RHP Hunter Miller (2012 Salpointe Catholic HS, Ariz.) and LHP Caleb Frare (2012 Custer County District HS, Mont.) both touched 85 mph. Miller (6-2, 195 pounds) sat between 81-84, showed an over-the-top arm slot, a short arm action, good arm speed, and a good 74-mph slider — which he used fairly often. He allowed three runs on five hits through four innings and struck out three.

Frare (6-1, 180 pounds) sat between 77-84, showed a high 3/4 slot, a short arm action, good arm speed, and a pretty tight 1-7, 70-mph curve. Through three he allowed three hits and struck out two. 
7/15/2010 11:33:05 AM

Nathan Allen (2012 Rever HS, Ohio) and Anthony Nemer (2-12 Walsh Jesuit HS, Ohio) both went 3-for-3 to lead the Brownlee Lookouts to a 10-2 win.

Allen (6-3, 195 pounds) hit three straight singles and showed a level swing with some shoulder pull. Nemer (5-11, 165 pounds) hit two singles an a triple and showed gap-to-gap potential and solid contact. 
7/15/2010 9:33:18 AM

Houston Sox catcher Cameron Friess (2012 Katy HS, Texas) and center fielder Gerald Montez (2012 Katy HS, Texas) both went 2-for-3 in a 5-3 loss to the Baltimore Blue Jays Grey.

Friess hit two singles and showed a good arm and good defense behind the plate. Montez also hit two singles and boasts a good 5-10, 160-pound frame. 
7/15/2010 8:05:12 AM

Shortstop Blake Edwards (2012 Pike County HS, Ga.) went 3-for-3 with three singles to help the BigStix Gamers to a 14-2 win. Edwards showed quickness and a good swing.

Meanwhile, catcher Robert Green (2012 Spalding HS, Ga.) went 3-for-4 with two singles and a double. He showed some pop, solid contact, and a nice, easy swing. He also has a good 6-0, 170-pound build. 
7/15/2010 7:59:31 AM

Outfielder Lee Miller (2012 Riverwood HS, Ga.) went 1-for-3 with a two-run home run to help lift the East Cobb Titans 16U squad to a 6-1 win. Miller, a 6-1, 170-pound left-handed hitter, showed decent bat speed, good pop, and good pull-side power at the plate. 
7/15/2010 7:55:36 AM

RHP Dylan Murray (2012 Western Almanace HS, N.C.) and RHP Dylan Isley (2013 Southern Almanace HS, N.C.) combined for a seven-inning two-hitter to give Yak Baseball a 1-0 win. Murray allowed one hit through four innings, while Isley allowed one hit through three. Both touched 81 mph. 
7/15/2010 7:48:33 AM

Cole Norwood (2011 Darlington HS, S.C.) went 2-for-2 with a RBI double and a solo home run to lift the Palmetto Elite to a 4-0 win. Norwood showed good bat speed with definite power to the pull side. He is listed at 5-11, 200 pounds.

Also previously mentioned, RHP Zach Sightler (2012 Airport HS, S.C.) threw a complete seven-inning no-hitter, topping out at 86 in the process. He struck out 12 and showed good arm-side run on his fastball and a balanced, calm demeanor. He located well and tended to throw more fastballs than sliders or change ups. He worked both sides of the plate nicely, too. 
7/15/2010 7:41:42 AM

RHP Frank Grandinette (2012 Boone HS, Fla.) topped out at 91 mph and sat between 85-89 in a 11-3 win for the Orlando Scorpions Black squad. Grandinette threw three no-hit innings and struck out six. At 6-2, 175 pounds, he boasts a tall and slender but projectable body. He showed a long arm action and very good arm speed with good arm-side run on his fastball. He had an aggressive approach and pounded the zone, showing good command as well.

Meanwhile, Jalen Phillips (2012 Dr. Phillips HS, Fla.) went 1-for-2 with a two-run walk-off home run in the fifth inning. Phillips showed good pop and good bat speed at the plate. 
7/15/2010 7:35:09 AM

RHP Kevin Lindsey (2012 Catholic HS, La.) pitched a complete five-inning no-hitter to lift the Marucci Elite 16s Red to a 8-0, mercy-rule win. Lindsey struck out three and faced a minimum 15 batters. He showed some movement on his 83-mph fastball and solid mechanics. He also hit his spots nicely and let his defense get outs. 
7/15/2010 7:28:35 AM

Team Gwinnett/Mizuno RHP Josh Schubert (2012 Calhoun HS, Ga.) topped out at 87 mph in a 5-4 loss to the East Cobb Brewers. Schubert pitched one inning of relief and allowed two runs on three hits while striking out one. He showed a quick arm from a 3/4 slot with a wrap in back. He also flashed a big, sweeping 11-5, 68-mph curve but struggled with his command. He is listed at 6-0, 160 pounds.
 
7/15/2010 7:23:51 AM

RHP Thomas Hatch (2013 Tulsa Union HS, Okla.) topped out at 86 mph and sat between 80-85 in a 4-3 win for the Sandlot Tide. Hatch allowed one run on two hits while striking out eight through five-plus innings. He showed a compact arm action, good arm speed, a medium-effort delivery, good mechanics, and a balanced finish.

He also flashed some life on his 11-5, 71-mph curve that also showed good break and a tight spin. Hatch also threw a 75-mph change. 
7/15/2010 6:51:02 AM

Tyler Thomas (2012 Woodbridge HS, Va.) and James Keller (2011 Colonial Forge HS, Va.) both went 2-for-4. Thomas hit a pair of singles and showed good bat speed with an uphill swing path.

Keller hit a single and a RBI triple and showed loose hands through the zone, a strong arm on the field, and a quick release on the run.

Meanwhile, Michael Trentham (2012 James River HS, Va.) went 2-for-2 with a single, a 2-RBI double, and a stolen base. He stayed inside the ball well and showed loose hands. He also has good bat speed and hustles to his position in between innings. 
7/15/2010 6:39:04 AM

RHP Jimmy Boyd (2012 Middle Creek HS, N.C.) touched 86 mph in a 4-2 win for the Carolina Cubs Red. Boyd allowed two runs on four hits through seven innings and struck out four. He sat between 80-85 and worked quickly. He held his velocity in the fifth inning and fielded his spot nicely during the game. He is listed at 6-0, 190 pounds. 
7/15/2010 6:33:38 AM

Catcher John Kresta (2012 Flower Mound HS, Texas) went 3-for-4 with two RBI singles and a double to lead Team Rawlings-Texas Boom to a 8-0, mercy-rule win. Kresta showed aggressiveness on the base paths and a relaxed, upright stance at the plate. He also backed up a bad throw to first that kept a runner from advancing. He registered a 2.27 pop time behind the plate, as well.

Tyler Pollock (2012 Flower Mound HS, Texas) went 2-for-4 with a RBI single and a RBI double. He showed very good bat speed and wrapped the barrel of the bat through the zone. He is listed at 5-7, 195 pounds.

Third baseman Cody Gunter (2012 Flower Mound HS, Texas) went 2-for-3 with single and a 3-RBI double. Gunter, a left-handed hitter, showed loose hands at the plate and a good swing path. He is listed at 6-3, 180 pounds. 
7/15/2010 6:24:31 AM

RHP A.J. Powell (2013 Broad Run HS, Va.) pitched a complete seven-inning four-hitter and topped out at 86 mph to give the Richmond Braves National 2013 squad a 2-0 win.

Powell allowed four singles and struck out eight and walked nobody. He showed decent command of his 74-mph curve, which did have good break. He also located well, worked quickly, and got ahead of hitters. His velocity did diminish going into the fourth inning where he sat between 79-82. At 5-11, 217 pounds, he boasts a good frame and build.


Meanwhile, RHP Matthew Tulley (2012 Lowell HS, Mass.) was tabbed with the tough-luck loss after allowing two runs on two hits through two innings. He struck out two and topped out at 88 mph while sitting between 84-86. He showed some arm-side run on his fastball and worked down in the zone frequently but struggled with his location at times.

RHP Kyle Cumlander (2012 Faith Academy, Ala.) touched 86 and sat between 82-84. He showed good reactions on the mound and fielded his position well. He also threw a nice 73-mph change up. 
7/15/2010 6:14:33 AM

Miami Snappers White RHP/1B Marion Amaral (2011 Ronald Regan HS, Fla.) impressed yet again in a 8-7 to the HC Hurricanes. Amaral went 2-for-3 with a pair of singles for 3 RBI and topped out at 87 mph.

He proved to be clutch at the plate and hit a ball that was 94 mph off the bat. On the mound, he showed a good curve and good mechanics. He sat between 82-85, going 1/3 of an inning and allowing no hits against two batters faced. 
7/15/2010 6:06:44 AM

Ridge Smith (2012 Germantown HS, Tenn.) went 2-for-2 with a triple and a RBI double in a 10-2 win for the Florida Mustangs. Smith (5-7, 155 pounds) showcased a great swing, but impressed with his game-calling abilities as a catcher also. He is listed as a catcher, middle infielder, and an outfielder.

John McDorman (2012 Niceville HS, Fla.) went 2-for-3 with two singles and showed a good glove in left field. 
7/15/2010 6:00:42 AM

Eli White (2013 Wren HS, S.C.) went 2-for-2 with a single, a double, and a stolen base in a 4-2 win for the Blue Chip Bulls. White has a slender 5-11, 150-pound build.

Wales Toney (2012 T.L. Hanna HS, S.C.) went 2-for-4 with a single, a RBI double, and a stolen base. Toney (6-1. 140 pounds) showed good pull-side pop and solid contact. He smoked a line-drive single to right field in the seventh inning.

RHP Tyler Jackson (2012 Wren HS, S.C.) topped out at 86 mph and sat between 81-85. Through five, he allowed two runs on six hits and struck out two. He throws from a 3/4 slot, but tends to sling the ball as opposed to throw it. The ball jumps out of his hand, and he showed a medium amount of effort in his delivery. His slider topped out at 75 mph. 
7/14/2010 9:24:09 PM

 BenJernigan(2012 – Atlanta, GA) pitched a 2 hit shutout to lead the East CobbRangers to a 1-0 win over the Georgia Hurricanes.  Jernigan sat in the 80-82 MPH range early in the game andfinished at 78-80 MPH.  He threwlots of breaking balls to keep the hitters off balance and he threw hisbreaking ball for consistent strikes. 

 

Andrew Short(2012 – Roswell, GA) also threw the ball wellfor the Georgia Hurricanes.  Hewent 6 innings allowing 3 hits, 1 run, 0 earned with 3 strikeouts and 3walks.  He sat in the 82-86 MPHrange with his fastball and he throws it with a low effort delivery.  Short will definitely throw harder andcan make those jumps quicker with a few minor adjustments. 

 

Rangers lead-off hitter Glenn Sawyer(2012 – Atlanta, GA)swung the bat very well.  He showedgood bat speed and a good swing path to the baseball.  He also showed good actions defensively with some armstrength.

 
7/14/2010 9:23:17 PM

Matt Davidson(2011 – Markham, ON) threw a complete game forthe Ontario Blue Jays to get the win. He allowed 3 hits, 4 runs, no earned runs with 5 strikeouts and 7walks.  He sat in the 80-83 MPHrange early on and pitched his way out of a couple jams.  His arm works and there is morevelocity in there with a few mechanical adjustments. 

 

Taylor Lehnert(2012 – Schererville, IN) pitched in the 84-86MPH range early in the game.  Hehas a loose arm and pitches with low effort.  His velocity projects some and his off-speed stuff isdeveloping.

 
7/14/2010 9:22:30 PM

Ethan Walker(2014 – Jacksonville, FL) came in relief topitch the 6th inning for the Jacksonville Warriors.  The right-hander lived at 86-88 MPH fromthe wind-up and the stretch.  Hehooks some in the back of his arm action and his arm works well as he brings itto release.  Walker has arm speedand projects well.  He’s got a 6-2/200lb body with a young projectable look to him.  He’s a definite guy to follow over the next few years.

 

St. Louis Gamers pitcher Adam Putnam(2012 – St. Louis, MO)threw a complete game allowing just one hit and 2 unearned runs.  He also struck out 6 and walked 4.  He has a big 6-4/200 build and his bodyprojects.  Putnam threw 80-83 forthe first two innings and settled in at 77-80 MPH the rest of the game.  He throws with a shorter arm action andslings it a bit. 

 
7/14/2010 9:21:50 PM

RJ Carroll(2011 – Lexington, KY) went the distance to getthe complete game win for the Kentucky Baseball Club.  The tall right-hander allowed 2 hits, 2 runs, 1 earned with4 strikeouts and 2 walks.  He satin the 80-82 MPH range with his fastball and throws with a long extended armaction. 

 

Kevin Duchene(2012 – Joliet, IL) got the tough luck loss forthe Sparks as he didn’t allow a hit until the 4th inning.  He allowed 4 runs, only 1 earned overhis 4.2 innings of work.  Theleft-hander sat in the 80-83 MPH range and hid the ball well from hitters.  Duchene throws 3 pitches for strikesand was around the plate all game.

 
7/14/2010 9:01:43 PM

Four Marucci Elite 16s pitchers touched 88 mph or better in a 6-0 win against the East Cobb Yankees.

RHP Myles Gentry (2012 Gulfport HS, Miss.) topped out at 88 and sat between 85-87. Gentry pitch three innings, allowed just two hits, and showed a good arm, but struggled with his command at times.

RHP Kevin Davis (2013 T.R. Miller HS, Ala.) reached 90 in one inning of relief and struck out two. Davis showed a smooth delivery and a good, hard 71-mph curve.

RHP Russell Reynolds (2012 Parkview Baptist HS, La.) pitched in relief as well, going two innings and allowing no hits while touching 88. He showed a live arm, but dropped down from his over-the-top delivery to 3/4 when throwing 74-mph slider.

LHP Zach Irwin (2012 Madison Central HS, Miss.) closed out the win, pitching one inning and allowing one hit while topping out at 88. Irwin showed movement on his fastball and sat between 84-87. 
7/14/2010 8:34:40 PM

RHP Andrew Marra (2011 St. Thomas Villanova HS, Ontario) topped out at 85 mph in a 11-1 win for the South Oakland A's Green. Marra pitched five innings, allowed one run on three hits, and struck out five. He showed some good movement on his fastball and stayed in line well.

Meanwhile, Dan Zuchowski (2011 Bishop Foley Catholic HS, Mich.) went 1-for-3 with a grand slam. Jeff Schalk (2011 Bishop Foley Catholic HS, Mich.) also hit a home run — a two-run shot — to go 1-for-3 as well.

Connor Smith (2012 Northville HS, Mich.) went 2-for-3 with a single and a RBI double. 
7/14/2010 8:24:53 PM

RHP Matthew Broadbent (2013 Cy-Woods HS, Texas) topped out at 85 mph and sat between 78-84 in a 5-1 win for the Houston Sox. Broadbent allowed one run on five hits and struck out seven. He showed a medium-effort delivery and mixed his pitches well, coupling his 71-mph curve with a 75-mph change up. His velocity did decrease when he pitched from the stretch, however. 
7/14/2010 8:18:00 PM

RHP Colton Ramsey (2013 Peachtree Ridge HS, Ga.) pitched a complete four-inning two-hitter to lead Team Elite to a 12-0 mercy-rule win. Ramsey allowed two singles and showed a minimal-effort delivery with occasional arm-side run. He topped out at 81 mph.
 
7/14/2010 8:12:45 PM

RHP Taylor Lehnert (2012 Lake Central HS, Ind.) pitched seven innings in a 7-4 loss and topped out at 86 mph. Lehnert allowed seven runs on five hits, but showed a low-effort delivery and some extension. He sat between 81-85 and projects to 90-91. 
7/14/2010 7:19:58 PM

Layton Meacham (2012 Mauldin HS, S.C.) and Cameron Smith (2012 White Knoll HS, S.C.) combined for a five-inning two-hitter in an 8-0 mercy-rule win.

Meacham surrendered the two hits — both singles — in the fourth. Through four innings, he struck out five and topped out at 83 mph. Smith pitched one inning of relief and struck out two. 
7/14/2010 7:11:46 PM

RHP Aaron Myers (2011 Denbigh HS, Va.) pitched a complete five-inning game to give the VA Diamonds a 9-1 win. Myers topped out at 85 mph and allowed just one run on four hits. He showed a nice, easy motion and put some velo on his fastball on occasion. At times, he also struggled with his 72-mph curve and his 74-mph change. 
7/14/2010 7:01:00 PM

East Cobb Astros RHP and first baseman Morgan Bunting (2012 Woodward Academy, Ga.) went 3-for-3 with three triples to lead the 'Stros to a 6-3 win. Bunting, a left-handed hitter, showed very good bat speed. He is listed at 6-3, 160 pounds. 
7/14/2010 6:57:29 PM

Chattanooga Cyclones RHP Jeffery Burke (2011 Baylor HS, Tenn.) touched 85 mph in a 2-0 loss to Almendares at Southern Poly. Burke (6-1, 150 pounds) was tabbed with the loss after allowing two runs on just three hits through five innings. He sat between 80-83 and showed medium effort in his delivery and a over-the-top arm slot. 
7/14/2010 6:52:39 PM

Jacksonville Warriors RHP Ethan Walker (2014 Arlington Day HS, Fla.) topped out at 88 mph during his one inning of relief duty in a 3-2 loss to the St. Louis Gamers Grey. Walker (6-2, 200 pounds) allowed just one hit and showed some arm speed and strength, good balance, and some extension. He hooks his arm a bit during his windup, but gets closed at his balance point. 
7/14/2010 6:44:08 PM

Both Long Island Titans RHP Michael Healey (2011 Tunkhannock Area HS, Penn.) and RHP John Daddino (2011 Carey HS, N.Y.) touched 88 mph in a 5-4 win for the Titans at Marietta High School.

Daddino (5-11, 194 pounds) allowed four runs on eight hits while striking out seven. He also was active on defense and showed a long arm action. He sat between 83-86.

Healey pitched two innings, allowing just one hit. He sat between 85-87 and had a good 72-mph curve and a good 77-mph slider.

Meanwhile, Alex Falconi (2011 St. Mary's HS, N.Y.) proved to be a good contact hitter, going 3-for-4 with three singles. He showed a level swing and hit a walk-off 2-RBI single in the seventh. 
7/14/2010 6:35:56 PM

Canes Green LHP Cole Irvin (2012 Servite HS, Calif.) topped out at 88 mph and sat between 84-87. Irvin (6-3, 160) pitched six innings, allowed one run on two hits, and struck out nine. He threw from a 3/4 slot and had a low effort delivery, showing good command, good velocity, and good mechanics. He also threw a 71-mph curve, a 74-mph slider, and a 76-mph change up.

Meanwhile Josh Sborz (2012 McLean HS, Va.) touched 86 in one inning of relief, allowing one run on one hit. 
7/14/2010 5:57:00 PM

East Cobb Titans 16U RHP Sean McLaughlin (2012 Northview HS, Fla.) topped out at 88 mph and sat between 85-87. He showed a long arm action and a good 73-mph slider, which he occasionally left up in zone. McLaughlin allowed one run on four hits and struck out one in five innings.

Titans outfielder James Cunningham (2012 Dunwoody HS, Ga.) went 3-for-3 with three singles and three stolen bases, showing good hustle on the base paths. He also showed an ability to stay back and drive the ball.

Palmetto Elite RHP Alex Shaw (2012 Dreher HS, S.C.) touched 86 and sat between 82-85 and had a dirty 69-mph curve. Shaw reportedly left the game in the second after suffering an undisclosed injury. He allowed one run on one hit and struck out one in one inning. 
7/14/2010 5:25:04 PM

Trent Monoghan (2011 Nova HS, Fla.) touched 86 mph and sat between 82-85 in a 10-4 win for the South Florida Elite Squad. Monoghan (6-3, 180 pounds) pitched 3 1/3 hitless innings, getting on hitters quickly and utilizing his late-breaking 71-mph curve well. He showed a quick arm and threw from a 3/4 slot. 
7/14/2010 5:15:08 PM

Lucas Fernandez (2012 Marshwood HS, Maine) and Jordan Bean (2012 St. Thomas Aquinas HS, N.H.) combined for a seven-inning one-hit, 6-0 win over the MGBA Nationals. Fernandez threw one no-hit inning of relief and topped out at 88 mph. He had a long arm-action, good arm speed, some movement, and a tight-spinning 75-mph curve that had good break.

Bean pitched six innings, allowing one hit in the first inning and topping out at 84. He had above average arm speed, run on his fastball, aggressiveness on the mound, good location, and good mechanics. He sat between 79-83 and decent spin on his 11-5, 68-mph curve.

Bean also went 1-for-4 with a triple, flashing good bat speed, opposite-field contact, power potential, and plus speed. 
7/14/2010 4:58:46 PM

Outfielder Tyler Brazelton (2012 Sparkman HS, Ala.) just missed hitting for the cycle this morning in a 10-8 win for the Alabama Seminoles at Webber High School. Brazelton went 3-for-3 with a single, a double, and a two-run home run — just needing a triple to complete the feat. He showed some plus leverage in his swing and looked strong.

Meanwhile, Dylan Ingram (2013 Edgewood Academy, Ala.) also hit a two-run homer to go 1-for-3. Ingram showed a lot of moving parts in his swing.
 
7/14/2010 4:47:07 PM

Heat Showcase first baseman Martin Koon (2012 Wilkesboro HS, N.C.) showed some serious power at the plate in a 7-6 loss to the Chain Baseball Elite Diablos. Koon went 2-for-3 with a single and a first-inning three-run home run. He is listed at 6-2, 230 pounds.
 
7/14/2010 4:37:53 PM

Wales Toney (2012 T.L. Hanna HS, S.C.) touched 86 mph and sat beween 79-84 in a 4-3 win for the Blue Chip Bulls. Toney pitched seven innings, allowing three runs on seven hits while striking out five.

He showed good arm speed, some effort in his delivery, and solid mechanics, good balance. He also flashed a tight-spinning 11-5 74-mph curve that had some good break. Toney didn't mix his pitches very often, however.

Meanwhile, Erven Roper (2013 Wren HS, S.C.) went 2-for-3 with two singles to lead the Bulls' offense. Roper had a wrap load but showed good bat speed and a rotational swing.

Deandre Lankford (2011 Connelly HS, Fla.) went 2-for-3 with two singles as well for the Orlando Reds, showing good contact, good bat speed, and good wheels on the base paths. 
7/14/2010 3:55:24 PM

Miles Manning (2012 Victoria West HS, Texas) touched 86 mph and sat between 81-85 in a 2-1 win for the Houston Banditos Silver squad. Manning pitched a complete seven-inning game, allowing two runs on three hits while striking out nine. He also threw a 9-4, 75-mph slider with decent break.

Manning attacked hitters with his fastball and showed decent run on his fastball, a loose arm, and good leg drive.
 
7/14/2010 2:22:05 PM

iFungo Revolution LHP Tyler Anderson (2012 Hamilton Heights HS, Ind.) touched 85 mph and sat between 82-84 in a 7-3 loss to the Long Island Storm. Anderson boasts a 6-5, 225-pound frame and locates his fastball well. Through four innings, he allowed two runs on four hits and struck out three. 
7/14/2010 2:01:51 PM

RHP Jack Geraghty (2012 The Lovett School, Ga.) touched 87 mph in a 6-1 win for Team Georgia. Geraghty (6-1, 180 pounds) allowed one run on two hits and struck out six through five innings. He sat between 83-84 and flashed a 69-mph slider and a 77-mph curve.

Geraghty has a powerful arm, an over-the-top delivery, and a slow windup — but an explosive finish.

Meanwhile, Will Anderson (2012 Lumpkin County HS, Ga.) went 2-for-3 with a first-inning lead-off triple and a single, showing good pop and good speed. Anderson is listed as a 5-1, 160-pound infielder. 
7/14/2010 1:48:19 PM

Nathan Adams (2012 John Burroughs HS, Mo.), Alexander Hamilton (2012 Waterloo HS, Ill.), and Brandon Broadwater (N/A) all went 2-for-2 in the St. Louis Gamers-Mattson's 15-3 win at Centennial High School.

Adams, a left-handed hitter, hit two singles, stole three bases, and showed great instincts on the base paths. He also used all fields, and displayed a quick transfer and release on defense at second base.

Hamilton smacked a RBI single and a 2-RBI double, while Broadwater also hit a single and a double. 
7/14/2010 1:31:48 PM

Tyler Pallante (2013 Jackson Liberty HS, N.J.) pitched a complete five-inning, two-hit shutout this morning to lift the Farrah Builders to a 8-0 win. Pallante has an average-to-thick build at 6-2, 220 pounds. He struck out four and pounds the zone for strikes, showing good location.

Mike Rescigno (2013 Red Bank Catholic HS, N.J.) and Joe Iacobellis (2013 Marlboro HS, N.J.) both went 2-for-3 for the Builders. Rescigno tallied a RBI double and a 3-RBI triple, while Iacobellis hit two singles, showing aggressiveness at the plate and on the base paths. 
7/14/2010 1:23:03 PM

Both Florida Pokers Gray shortstop Griffin Cornwell (2012 Boca Raton HS, Fla.) and St. Louis Gamers Blue shortstop Mitch Klug (2012 SLU, Mo.) went 3-for-3 during a 6-5 Gamers win.

Cornwell (6-0, 170 pounds) tallied three singles and showed aggressiveness at the plate and used his hands well. Klug (6-1, 170 pounds) hit two singles and a RBI double and showed a big swing with good patience at the plate. he also showcased a quick exchange on defense with with good carry on his throws. 
7/14/2010 11:46:49 AM

Nathan Helvey (2012 Fort Mill HS, S.C.) touched 87 mph and sat between 82-85 in a 9-1 win for the South Charlotte Panthers. Helvey pitched a complete five-inning game, allowing just one run on three hits while striking out two. He tended to rely mostly on his fastball throughout the game, but mixed in a 71-75-mph change up nicely at times.

Two of his three surrendered hits came off the bat of Team Elite Black left-handed hitter Wayne O'Neil (2012 Westfield HS, Ga.) who went 2-for-2 with a single and a double. O'Neil showed quick hands and a long swing. He also boasts a big 6-0, 170-pound frame.

Meanwhile, Brett Long (2011 Adrey Kell HS, N.C.) led the Panthers offensively, going 2-for-4 with a pair of singles. 
7/14/2010 11:28:53 AM

An early report from Kell High School: RHP Zach Sighlter (2012 Airport HS, S.C.) threw a complete-game no-hitter to give Palmetto Elite a 4-0 win over the Titans Baseball Club.

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7/14/2010 11:21:34 AM

Kolbey Carpenter (2012 West HS, Texas) went 3-for-4 with two singles and a 2-RBI double to guide the DBAT Mustangs-McCabe to a 10-2 win over Chain Baseball. Carpenter show very good contact at the plate.

Meanwhile, Conner Koepp (2012 Norman HS, Okla.) went 1-for-3 with a two-run home run. Koepp, a left-handed hitter, stayed inside the ball well and had solid contact. He is listed at 5-10, 180 pounds. 
7/14/2010 11:11:12 AM

An early reporter from Chattahoochee High School: Eric McKibban (2012 Ben Davis HS, Ind.)