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State Snapshots: New England

Patrick Ebert         Perfect Game Staff        
Photo: Trejyn Fletcher (Steve Fiorindo)

Perfect Game 2019 MLB Draft Preview Index

South Atlantic
– FL, GA, NC, SC
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Mid-Atlantic – DE, DC, MD, NJ, NY, PA, VA, WV
New England – CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT
Canada and Puerto Rico


Connecticut

Best College Team:
 UConn
Best Junior College TeamUConn Avery Point
Best High School Team: Staples

Prospect on the Rise: Mason Feole, lhp, Connecticut
Wildcard: Bobby Zmarzlak, of, Westhill HS

Best Out-of-State Prospect, Connecticut Connection: Nick Mondak, lhp, St. John's
Top 2020 Prospect: Christian Fedko, 2b/3b, Connecticut
Top 2021 Prospect: Pat Winkel, c, Connecticut

Highest Draft Picks

Draft History:
 Bobby Valentine, ss, Rippowam HS, Stamford (1968, Dodgers/1st round, 5th pick)
2014 Draft: Sean Newcomb, lhp, Hartford (Angels/1st round, 15th pick)
2015 Draft: Max McDowell, c, Connecticut (Brewers/13th round)
2016 Draft: Anthony Kay, lhp, Connecticut (Mets/1st round, 31st pick)
2017 Draft: Wills Montgomerie, rhp, Connecticut (Dodgers/6th round)
2018 Draft: Tim Cate, lhp, Connecticut (Nationals/2nd round)

2018 Draft Overview

College Players Drafted/Signed:
 5/4
Junior College Players Drafted/Signed: None
High School Players Drafted/Signed: 8/2

Prospects in the Top 610:

• Mason Feole, LHP, Connecticut
• Jacob Wallace, RHP, Connecticut
• Chad Knight, C, Staples HS
• Anthony Prato, SS, Connecticut
• Bobby Zmarzlak, OF, Westhill HS

  
Maine


Best College Team:
 Maine
Best High School Team: Oxford Hills

Top 2020 Prospect:
 Hunter Owen, lhp, South Portland HS

Highest Draft Picks

Draft History:
 Billy Swift, rhp, University of Maine (1984, Mariners/1st round, 2nd pick)
2014 Draft: No selection
2015 Draft: No selection
2016 Draft: Sam Dexter, ss, University of Southern Maine (White Sox/23rd round)
2017 Draft: No selection
2018 Draft: Jeremy Pena, ss, University of Maine (Astros/3rd round)

2018 Draft Overview

College Players Drafted/Signed:
 2/2
High School Players Drafted/Signed: None

Prospects in the Top 610:

• Tre Fletcher, OF, Dearborn HS


Massachusetts


Best College Team:
 Boston College
Best High School Team: Franklin

Prospect on the Rise: Sebastian Keene, rhp, North Andover HS
 
Best Out-of-State Prospect, Massachusetts Connection:
 Jacob Wallace, rhp, Connecticut
Top 2020 Prospect: Harold Coll, ss, Cathedral HS
Top 2021 Prospect: Sal Frelick, ss/of, Boston College

Highest Draft Picks

Draft History:
 Joe Coleman, rhp, Natick HS (1965, Senators/1st round, 3rd pick)
2014 Draft: Isan Diaz, ss, Springfield HS (Diamondbacks/2nd round)
2015 Draft: Chris Shaw, 1b, Boston College (Giants/1st round, 31st pick)
2016 Draft: Justin Dunn, rhp, Boston College (Mets/1st round, 19th pick)
2017 Draft: Matt Tabor, rhp, Milton Academy (Diamondbacks/3rd round)
2018 Draft: Charlie McConnell, of, Northeastern (Mariners/13th round)

2018 Draft Overview

College Players Drafted/Signed:
 9/7
Junior College Players Drafted/Signed: 1/1
High School Players Drafted/Signed: 1/0

Prospects in the Top 610:

• Sebastian Keane, RHP, North Andover HS
• Matt Gill, RHP, Boston College
• Evan Sleight, OF, Belmont Hill HS

  
New Hampshire


Best College Team:
 Southern New Hampshire
Best High School Team: Concord

Top 2020 Prospect: Calvin Hewett, of, Portsmouth HS
Top 2021 Prospect: Ryan Minckler, rhp, Portsmouth HS

Highest Draft Picks

Draft History:
 Chris Carpenter, rhp, Trinity HS, Manchester (1993, Blue Jays/1st round, 15th pick)
2014 Draft: Calvin Graves, of, Franklin Pierce College (Cubs/27th round)
2015 Draft: Ryan McKenna, of, St. Thomas Aquinas HS (Orioles/4th round)
2016 Draft: Duncan Robinson, rhp, Dartmouth (Cubs/9th round)
2017 Draft: Beau Sulser, rhp, Dartmouth (Pirates/10th round)
2018 Draft: Grant Lavigne, 1b, Bedford HS (Rockies/1st round, 42nd pick)

2018 Draft Overview

College Players Drafted/Signed:
 None
High School Players Drafted/Signed: 1/1


Rhode Island


Best College Team:
 Bryant
Best High School Team: La Salle Academy

Best Out-of-State Prospect, Rhode Island Connection: Mason Feole, lhp, Connecticut
Top 2020 Prospect: Tyler Mattison, rhp, Bryant
 
Highest Draft Picks

Draft History:
 Bill Almon, ss, Brown University (1974, Padres/1st round, 1st pick)
2014 Draft: Kevin McAvoy, rhp, Bryant (Red Sox/4th round)
2015 Draft: Kyle Wilcox, rhp, Bryant (Mariners/6th round)
2016 Draft: Matt Albanese, of, Bryant (Twins/7th round)
2017 Draft: James Karinchak, rhp, Bryant (Indians/9th round)
2018 Draft: Nick Johnson, rhp, Rhode Island (White Sox/21st round)

2018 Draft Overview

College Players Drafted/Signed:
 4/4
High School Players Drafted/Signed: None

Prospects in the Top 610:

• Ryan Ward, OF, Bryant
• Tucker Flint, OF, Bishop Hendrickson HS


Vermont


Best College Team:
 Southern Vermont
Best High School Team: Champlain Valley Union

Highest Draft Picks

Draft History:
 Kirk McCaskill, rhp, University of Vermont (1982, Angels/4th round)
2014 Draft: No selection
2015 Draft: Rayne Supple, rhp, Champlain Valley Union HS (Cubs/38th round)
2016 Draft: No selection
2017 Draft: No selection
2018 Draft: No selection
 
2018 Draft Overview

College Players Drafted/Signed:
 None
High School Players Drafted/Signed: None



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