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Monday, January 29, 2018

Off the Board: Jan. 29

Jheremy Brown        
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Welcome to Off the Board, a feature structured to put the spotlight on the most recent college commitments. Stay tuned to Perfect Game for regular updates to this feature as your one-stop source to follow the recruiting trail. Want to report a commitment? Email Jheremy Brown at and as always, be sure to follow Vincent Cervino (@vcervinoPG), Brian Sakowski (@B_Sakowski_PG) and Jheremy Brown (@jbrownPG) on Twitter for the latest information from the fields. 

Make sure to check the Recent College Commitment Database which will constantly be updated as commitments continue to roll in as well as Perfect Game's one-of-a-kind Recruiting Database.

Previous Off the Board features: Jan. 18

Recent 2018 Commitments

Ricky Apocada, lhp/of, New Mexico
• Loose & easy arm action on mound
• Up to 87 mph, more velocity in the tank
• Displayed intriguing two-way potential at World Showcase
• Will see nice jump in rerelease of 2018 rankings
• 11th commit in '18 for the Lobos

Recent 2019 Commitments

Jack Scanlon, c, Texas Tech
• Strong & physical 6-4/220
• Hit .400 in Jupiter; loud LH pop
• Also up to 88 mph on bump this fall
• #500 in class of 2019 rankings
• 14th commit in '19 for the Red Raiders

Nicolas Gullo, ss/rhp, Lamar
• Smooth & athletic defender up the middle
• Easy arm action; shows potential on mound too
• Lefthanded stick; quick hands w/ jump off barrel
• Top 1000 in class of 2019 rankings
• 1st commit in '19 for the Cardinals

Brandon Smith, 3b/rhp, Tennessee
• Strong & broad 6-3/197; durable build
• Recently impressed at Main Event w/ two-way potential
• Up to 91 mph on mound; big juice from both sides
• #468 in class of 2019 rankings
• 17th commit in '19 for the Vols

Caleb Reis, c/rhp, Georgia Tech
• Long & strong 6-2/190
• Incorporates strength well offensively; jump off barrel
• Potential on mound; varies slots & up to 91 mph
• #198 in class of 2019 rankings
• 12th commit in '19 for the Jackets

Recent 2020 Commitments

Grayson Moore, of, Central Florida
• Long & loose 6-3/170 frame; two-way potential
• Consistent performer, hit .417 over 60 ABs in '17
• Up to 87 on mound, heavy life down in zone
• #124 in class of 2020 rankings
• 3rd commit in '20 for the Knights

Davis Meche, ss, Mississippi State
• Projects nicely, currently 5-10/150
• Quick feet & actions up middle; strong arm across
• Lefthanded bat, linear stroke w/ all fields contact
• #248 in class of 2020 rankings
• 9th commit in '20 for the Bulldogs

Lane Forsythe, ss, Mississippi State
• Quality defender up-the-middle
• Quick feet & soft hands; controls body
• Sound offensive tools, performed well this summer
• #395 in class of 2020 rankings
• 10th commit in '20 for the Bulldogs

Garrett Wright, rhp, Texas Christian
• Strongly built 6-2/190 & young for grade
• Compact arm action, FB into low-90s
• Curveball is a weapon pitch, big depth & 12-6
• #275 in class of 2020 rankings
• 9th commit in '20 for the Frogs

Recent 2021 Commitments

Brandon Neely, ss/rhp, Florida
Younger for grade, good athlete
• Clean arm & produces easy velocity
• Loose arm, present feel for breaking ball
• High Follow in class of 2021 rankings
• 2nd commit in '21 for the Gators

Andrew Painter, rhp, Florida

• Long & strong 6-4/195, still projects
• Velocity continues to climb; fills zone
• Controls body well for age/size
• Follow in class of 2021 rankings
• 3rd commit in '21 for the Gators

Jeffrey Ince, mif, Mississippi State
• Versatile defender & strong switch-hitter
• Steady feel for barrel; smooth defender
• Hit .435 at 15u WWBA, .423 at 14u WWBA
• T1000 in class of 2021 rankings
• 2nd commit in '21 for the Bulldogs

Rawley Hector, rhp, Texas A&M
• Lots of physical projection; lean 6-2/170
• Advanced command of the zone & 3 pitches
• Upper-80s fastball w/ life, good CH
• #9 in class of 2021 rankings
• 5th commit in '21 for the Aggies

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