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Tri-State blanks Astros in 3-0 win

10/27/2014

Tri-State Arsenal (4-2) scored one in the 5th and two in the 6th to secure a 3-0 win over the East Cobb Astros (3-4) Monday morning at the Roger Dean Complex.

RHP Nick Laster (2016, Atlanta, GA) tossed 2.0 innings for East Cobb, working in the 84-86 mph range. He also flashed a low-70s curve and a mid-70s changeup. For Tri-State, RHP Ted Sabato (2016, Rye Brook, NY) was in the 86-89 mph range in his 1.0 scoreless inning. He also flashed a low-70s curve.

Chicago downs Sandlot in 1-0 pitcher's duel

10/27/2014

High velo arms were on display in the Chicago Scouts Association's (3-2) 1-0 win over Sandlot Scout Team (3-2) Monday morning at the Roger Dean Complex.

RHP Shane Ritter (2015, Plainfield, IL) started and pitched 4.0 one-hit innings for Chicago, striking out seven. Ritter, an Iowa commit, set hitters up and changed speeds well, working in the 85-87 mph range and then maintained his arm speed when offering a mid-70s changeup. He also flashed a low-70s curve. Teammate OF/RHP Jimmy Perkins (2015, Cary, IL) fanned two in his inning of relief. A Western Illinois commit, Perkins' fastball sat at 83-87 mph with an upper-70s curve. Purdue commit C/RHP Nick Dalesandro (2015, Plainfield, IL) fired strikes at 83-87 mph in his inning of work. He also flashed an upper-70s cutter.

RHP Colton Thompson (2015, Broken Arrow, OK) fanned four in 3.0 innings for Sandlot Scout Team. He worked in the 81-85 mpg range with an upper-70s changeup. Teammate and Oklahoma State commit RHP Corey Zangari (2015, Oklahoma City, OK) tossed 2.0 scoreless innings. The 6-foot-5, 230-pounder showed effortless arm action while firing strikes at 88-91 mph.


Chandler pounds-out 10 hits in 6-3 win

10/27/2014

Chandler World (5-2) pounded-out 10 hits in their 6-3 consolation game win over the Royals Scout Team (1-4) Monday morning at the Roger Dean Complex.

Travis Blankenhorn (2015, Pottsville, PA) led the offense for Chandler, going 3-for-4 with a home run and four RBI. The Kentucky commit displayed excellent bat speed and a confident approach. In the field, he showed soft hands and an accurate arm. Teammate Greg Pickett (2015, Aurora, CO) went 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI.

RHP Carson Lester (2015, Murfeesboro, TN) started and pitched 3.0 innings for the Royals, striking out seven. The Middle Tennessee State commit displayed good command to both sides of the plate, working in the 84-89 mph range with riding life. He also showed good feel for a low-70s curve with good depth. Teammate and Jackson State commit RHP Vladimir Nunez (2015, Miami, FL) fanned three in 2.0 innings. He worked quickly, attacking hitters at 84-88 mph, peaking at 89. He also flashed a low-70s curve and mid-70s changeup. OF/RHP Tanner Mann-Fix (2015, Charlotte, NC) struck out a pair in 1.0 inning. The Appalachian State commit also worked fast and attacked hitters at 84-86 mph.

For the Royals, LHP Michael Bruhin (2015, Dardenne Prairie, MO) fanned three in 2.0 innings. An Illinois commit, Bruhin worked in the 82-87 mph range and showed good feel for a low-70s curve. Teammate and Nebraska commit LHP Ryan Connolly (2015, Castle Rock, CO) worked at 82-86 mph in his 1.0 relief inning.


Toronto rips 11 hits in 4-1 win

10/27/2014

The Toronto Blue Jays Scout Team (1-4) pounded-out 11 hits in their 4-1 win over the Ontario Blue Jays (3-2) in Monday morning's consolation game at the Roger Dean Complex.

Maine commit Jeremy Pena (2015, Providence, RI) led all players with three hits, including two doubles, from Toronto's leadoff spot. Teammates Brody Cook (2015, Silver Spring, MD) and Andrew Yerzy (2016, Toronto, ON) added two hits each. 

Cal Poly commit RHP Robert Peace (2015, Wrightwood, CA) started and pitched 3.0 scoreless innings for Toronto, striking out six. Peace pitched downhill with a quick arm, firing strikes at 85-88 mph. He also flashed an upper-70s changeup and an upper-70s breaking pitch. Teammate RHP Marrick Crouse (2015, Dana Point, CA) fanned six in his 2.0 innings of relief. Working from a balanced delivery, Crouse's fastball sat in the 88-91 mph range, peaking at 92. He also flashed an upper-70s curve.

6-run 3rd keys Baseball Northwest's 7-6 win

10/27/2014

Keyed by a six-run 3rd inning, Baseball Northwest (3-2) beat Tri-State Arsenal (4-2) 7-6 in Monday morning's consolation game at the Roger Dean Complex. Jack Johnson (2015, Seattle, WA) and Braden Stutzman (2015, Twin Falls, ID) had two hits each for Baseball Northwest. Johnson went 2-for-4 with two triples, an RBI and two runs scored. Stutzman doubled and singled.

For Tr-State, Connor Redahan (2016, Greenwich, CT), Ryan Shinn (2015, Jobstown, NJ) and Sean Phelan (2015, Devon, PA) all had two hits.

RHP Jackson Wark (2015, St. Albert, AB) started and pitched 3.0 innings for Baseball Northwest, striking out four. The 6-foot-6, 215-pounder worked in the 80-86 mph range with an upper-70s curve.

Georgia & PRBAHS play to 2-2 tie

10/27/2014

Nick Tumlin (2015, Woodstock, GA) and Hunter Sowell (2015, McDonough, GA) each had two hits for Georgia PG Texas Orange (1-3-1) in their 2-2 tie with PRBAHS (0-4-1) Monday morning at the Roger Dean Complex.

RHP Stephen Santiago (2015, Aibonito, PR) flashed the game's top velocity in 1.0 scoreless inning for PRBAHS. The 6-foot-1, 198-pounder worked in the 84-87 mph range with a mid-70s curve.

Panzer's RBI double gives Baseball U 2-1 win

10/27/2014

Baseball U Tucci Lumber (1-4) needed just three hits in their 2-1 consolation game win over the East Cobb Astros (3-4) Monday morning at the Roger Dean Complex. Maryland commit Nathan Panzer (2016, Westport, CT) had the game's biggest hit, an RBI double in the 3rd inning which proved to be the game winner. 

LHP Eric Heatter (2017, Jamesburg, NJ) fanned four batters in 3.0 no-hit innings for Baseball U. The 5-foot-11, 160-pound southpaw worked in the 80-82 mph range from a high 3/4 arm angle. Heatter also flashed a low-70s changeup and upper-60s curve.

Canada downs Mizuno PR in consolation game

10/27/2014

Canada PG Gold (1-5) downed Team Mizuno Puerto Rico (0-5) 4-2 in a consolation game matchup Monday morning at the Roger Dean Complex. The two teams combined for eight hits.

RHP Raymond Ramos (2015, Vega Alta, PR) struck out the side in his scoreless inning of relief for Team Mizuno. Ramos induced swings and misses with his 87-88 mph fastball that had riding life. He also flashed a low-70s breaking pitch with good depth. Teammate OF/RHP Reynaldo Rivera (2015, Toa Alta, PR) also worked a scoreless frame, firing strikes at 87-89 mph from an overtop arm angle. SS/RHP Hector Santiago (2015, San Juan, PR) worked in the 82-86 mph range in his inning of work. 

3-run 1st keys DBacks' 4-2 win

10/27/2014

Keyed by a three-run 1st inning, DBacks Langley Blaze (3-3) beat the Marlins Scout Team (2-3-1) 4-2 in their consolation game Monday morning at the Roger Dean Complex.

Nicholos Hamilton (2015, Lockport, NY) went 2-for-2 with a triple and a runs cored for Dbacks from the leadoff spot. For the Marlins, Elijah Connell (2015, New York, NY) went 1-for-3 with a solo home run. 

St. John's commit RHP Jonathon Faraci (2015, Dix Hills, NY) flashed the top velocity for the Marlins, working in the 84-86 mph range in his inning of work. Faraci used a deceptive delivery and sound mechanics. He also flashed a low-70s curve and upper-70s changeup. 

RHP Josh Burgmann (2016, Nanaimo, BC) started and pitched 2.0 innings for the DBacks, striking out a pair. Working from a balanced delivery and high 3/4 arm angle, Burgmann fired strikes at 84-87 mph.

East Cobb collects 11 hits in 7-0 win

10/27/2014

East Cobb Baseball (4-1) pounded-out 11 hits in their 7-0 consolation game win over 9ers Prime (2-2-1) Monday morning at the Roger Dean Complex.

East Cobb received multi-hit efforts from four different players, including: Vandy commit Reggie Pruitt (2015, Kennesaw, GA), Jacob Freeland (2015, Hoschton, GA), Auburn commit Thomas Johns (2016, Pinson, AL) and Caleb Moore (2015, Buford, GA). Pruitt scored twice and stole two bases while covering a lot of ground in center field. Freeland tripled and drove in two runs, and Johns and Moore each doubled.

Tallahassee CC commit RHP Drew Reeves (2015, Hamilton, GA) tossed a scoreless inning for East Cobb, working in the 87-90 mph range with a low-70s breaking pitch. LSU commit LHP Nick Bush (2015, Leesburg, GA) fanned a pair in his scoreless inning. Bush's fastball sat in the 88-90 mph range. He also flashed a mid-70s curve. RHP Brooks Buckler (2015, Norcross, GA) struck out the side in his scoreless inning. The 6-foot-4, 195-pounder offered a plus fastball in the 86-88 mph range with a good slider in the upper-70s.

RHP Anthony Morrone (2015, Millstone Township, NJ) struck out three in 2.0 innings for 9ers Prime. He worked in the 84-86 mph range while mixing in a slider in the upper-70s.


3-run 1st keys DBacks' 4-2 win

10/27/2014

Keyed by a three-run 1st inning, DBacks Langley Blaze (3-3) beat the Marlins Scout Team (2-3-1) 4-2 in their consolation game Monday morning at the Roger Dean Complex.

Nicholos Hamilton (2015, Lockport, NY) went 2-for-2 with a triple and a runs cored for Dbacks from the leadoff spot. For the Marlins, Elijah Connell (2015, New York, NY) went 1-for-3 with a solo home run. 

St. John's commit RHP Jonathon Faraci (2015, Dix Hills, NY) flashed the top velocity for the Marlins, working in the 84-86 mph range in his inning of work. Faraci used a deceptive delivery and sound mechanics. He also flashed a low-70s curve and upper-70s changeup. 

RHP Josh Burgmann (2016, Nanaimo, BC) started and pitched 2.0 innings for the DBacks, striking out a pair. Working from a balanced delivery and high 3/4 arm angle, Burgmann fired strikes at 84-87 mph.

Canes top Scorpions to win Championship

10/27/2014

The Evoshield Canes defeated the Orlando Scorpions/Mets Scout Team 8-2 to win the 2014 WWBA World Championship in Jupiter.  South Carolina commit, Brad Debo (2016, Orange HS, NC), led the way for the Canes' offense going 2-4 with 1 triple, 1 double, 1 run scored and 4 RBI.  Xavier LeGrant (2015, Phillip O Berry Academy of Tec HS, NC), an NC State commit, added in a 2-3 performance with 1 triple, 2 runs scored, 2 RBI and 1 walk.  Virginia commit, Ryan Karstetter (2015, IMG Academy HS, PA), also impressed going 2-3 with 2 runs scored and 1 walk.  

Georgia commit, Dakota Chalmers (2015, North Forsyth HS, GA), started and earned the win for the Canes tossing 5 innings allowing 2 runs, 1 earned, on 4 hits and 3 walks, while striking out 9 batters.  Chalmers featured an 89-92/94 mph fastball and mixed in a 75-78 mph curveball and a 78-81 mph slider. 

For the Scorpions, Cody Brickhouse (2015 Sarasota HS, FL) went 2-3 with 1 double and 1 run scored.  Nick Fortes (2015, Deland HS, FL), an Ole Miss commit, added in a 1-2 performance with 1 run scored.  

Scorpions advance in 10 inning marathon

10/27/2014

The Orlando Scorpions/Mets Scout Team defeated GBG Marucci 2-0 thanks to a 10th inning RBI double from Florida State commit, Brendan Rodgers (2015, Lake Mary HS, FL).   Ole Miss commit, Nick Fortes (2015, Deland HS, FL), also showed well at the plate going 1-3 with 1 double and 1 walk.  Fellow Ole Miss commit, Ramon Alejo (2015, Boone HS, FL), scored the game winning run after leading off the 10th inning with a double.  

UNC commit, Tyler Baum (2016, West Orange HS, FL), earned the win in relief for the Scorpions going 3 strong innings allowing just 2 hits and no walks, while striking out 3 batters.  Baum featured an 86-89/90 mph fastball and mixed in a 70-75 mph curveball.  Florida State commit, Tyler Holton (2015, Lincoln HS, FL), was the starter for the Scorpions tossing 7 strong innings allowing no runs and just 4 hits and 1 walk, while recording 9 strikeouts.  Holton featured a 78-84/86 mph fastball and mixed in a 70-77 mph slider and a 74-79 mph changeup.  

The GBG Marucci starter, Christopher Collins (2015, Notre Dame HS, CA), a San Diego State commit, tossed 6 shutout innings allowing just 2 hits and 1 walk, while striking out 8 batters.  Collins featured an 85-88/89 mph fastball and mixed in a 73-80 mph slider and a 79-81 mph changeup.  

Canes move on to Championship Game

10/27/2014

The Evoshield Canes defeated the Palm Beach PAL 6-2 to advance to the Championship game.  South Carolina commit, Danny Blair (2015, IMG Academy HS, NC), helped power the Canes' offense going 1-3 with a 2-run home run and 1 walk.  Ryan Karstetter (2015, IMG Academy HS, PA), a Virginia commit, also impressed going 2-3 with 1 double, 1 run scored and 2 RBI.  Liberty commit, DJ Artis (2015, Southeast Guilford HS, NC), also impressed going 2-3 with 1 run scored and UNC commit, Desmond Lindsay (2015, Out-of-Door Academy HS, FL), went 1-4 with 1 double and 1 run scored.

South Carolina commit, Logan Allen (2015, IMG Academy HS, NC), earned the win for the Canes tossing 5 shutout innings of work allowing just 4 hits and 2 walks, while striking out 8 batters.  Allen featured an 85-90 mph fastball and mixed in a 68-71 mph curveball and a 77-78 mph slider.  

For Palm Beach, James Buckley (2015, Coral Springs Christian Academy HS, FL) went 1-3 with 1 triple and Florida commit, Hunter Bowling (2015, American Heritage HS, FL), went 1-2 with 1 double, 1 RBI and 1 walk.  

Scorpions walk-off to advance

10/26/2014

The Orlando Scorpions/Mets Scout Team defeated Team Elite Prime 5-4 in extra innings thanks to a walk-off sac fly by the #1 player in the 2015 class, and Florida State commit, Brendan Rogers (2015, Lake Mary HS, FL).  Rogers showed raw power and excellent bat speed in his polished approach.  UCF commit, Matthew Mika (2015, Park Vista Community HS, FL), also showed well with a quick bat and a short, compact swing going 1-4 with 1 RBI and Nick Plummer (2015, Brother Rice HS, MI), a Kentucky commit, scored 1 run, had 1 RBI and worked 2 walks. 

East Carolina commit, Sam Lanier (2015, Orangewood Christian HS, FL), earned the win in relief for the Scorpions tossing just 1/3 of an inning and striking out the only batter he faced.  Lainer had outstanding arm speed and featured an 88-91 mph fastball and a late breaking 76 mph slider.  Todd Peterson (2016, Lake Mary HS, FL), an LSU commit, was the Scorpions starter and he tossed 4 1/3 innings allowing just 1 run on 2 hits and 3 walks, while striking out 4 batters.  Peterson showed good command and sound mechanics to go with a smooth, online delivery.  He was aggressive with his heavy 86-89/90 mph fastball and mixed in a 74-76 mph curveball that flashed potential and a 76-80 mph changeup. 

For Team Elite Prime, their starter, and Georgia commit, Aaron Schunk (2016, The Lovett School, GA) ,went 5 strong innings allowing just 1 unearned run on 1 hit and 3 walks, while striking out 6 batters.  Schunk featured an 85-88/90 mph fastball with cut action as well as a late breaking 77-81 mph slider, a 75-79 mph curveball that flashed potential and a 78-82 mph good, straight changeup. 

Offensively for Team Elite Prime, Cade Sorrells (2015, George Walton Academy HS, GA) went 1-3 with 1 run scored and 1 RBI. 


Pitching leads GBG Marucci to Semis

10/26/2014

GBG Marucci defeated the Marucci Elite 2-0 to advance past the Quarterfinals and into the Semifinals.  Kevin Gowdy (2016, Santa Barbra HS, CA), a UCLA commit, started and earned the win for GBG going 5 shutout innings allowing just 1 hit and 2 walks, while striking out 4 batters.  Gowdy featured an 87-90 mph heavy fastball that had good life and a plus 76-78 mph curveball that showed late break.  Arizona commit, Austin Rubick (2015, Buena HS, CA), came in to close the game out tossing 2 shutout innings allowing no hits or walks, while striking out 4 batters.  Rubick showed an effortless arm action and a smooth delivery as he threw an explosive 90-92/93 mph plus fastball. 

Ethan Lopez (2015, La Mirada HS, CA) led the way for the GBG offense going 1-3 with 1 RBI.  Matt Lautz (2015, Agoura HS, CA), a UC Santa Barbra commit, also impressed going 1-3 with 1 walk. 

For the Marucci Elite, Tyler Watson (2015, Perry HS, AZ), a Loyola Marymount commit, took the tough-luck-loss pitching 5 innings allowing 1 unearned run on 1 hit and 2 walks, while recording 7 strikeouts.  Watson showed dominant stuff on the mound as he pitched downhill and showed a smooth, online delivery and featured an explosive 85-89/90 mph plus fastball.  He also threw a good, striaght 76-78 mph changeup and a plus 70-75 mph curveball. 

 

Canes advance past Yankees

10/26/2014

The Evoshield Canes defeated the Texas Scout Team Yankees 3-0 to advance to the Semifinals.  Virginia Tech commit, Nick Enright (2015, Steward HS, VA), tossed 7 dominating innings allowing just 2 hits and no walks, while striking out 14 batters.  Enright featured an 87-90/92 mph fastball and mixed in a 72-76 mph late breaking curveball. 

South Carolina commit, Brad Debo (2016, Orange HS. NC), led the way for the Canes' offense going 1-3 with 2 RBI.  DJ Artis (2015, Southeast Guilford HS, NC), a Liberty commit, also impressed going 2-3 with 1 run scored and Wake Forrest commit, Logan Harvey (2015, Freeman HS, VA), went 1-2 with 1 double and 1 walk. 

For the Yankees, Baylor Rowlett (2015, College Station HS, TX), an Oklahoma State commit, and Kansas commit, Rudy Karre (2015, Liberty HS, AZ), each had 1 base hit. 

Senger leads Palm Beach to Semis

10/26/2014

The Palm Beach PAL defeated the Cardinals Scout Team/FTB Chandler 4-0 to advance to the Semifinals.  Mitchell Senger (2016, Boca Raton Community HS, FL) started and earned the win for Palm Beach going 5 shutout innings allowing just 3 hits and 1 walk, while striking out 5.  Senger featured a 78-82/84 mph fastball and mixed in a 63-70 mph curveball and a 72-79 mph changeup. 

Pemron Burrows (2015, Coral Springs Christian Academy HS, FL) led the way for the Palm Beach offense going 1-3 with 1 run scored and 1 RBI.  Edmond Americann (2016, Trinity Christian Academy HS, FL) and Florida commit, Hunter Bowling (2015, American Heritage HS, FL), each added in a 1-3 day at the plate with 1 RBI.

For the Cardinals Scout Team/FTB Chandler, UCF commit, Jason Heinrich (2015, River Ridge HS, FL), went 1-2 with 1 double. 

Scorpions/Mets Scout Team advance

10/26/2014

The Orlando Scorpions/Mets Scout Team defeated the Reds Midwest Scout Team 3-2 to advance into the Quarterfinals.  South Carolina commit, Carlos A Cortes (2016, Oviedo HS, FL), helped power the Scorpions' offense going 1-2 with a solo home run and 1 walk.  Kentucky commit, Nick Plummer (2015, Brother Rice HS, MI), added in a 2-2 day at the plate and Kep Brown (2015, Wando HS, SC), a Miami commit, went 1-3 with 1 double and 1 run scored.

Florida State commit, Cole Sands (2015, North Florida Christian HS, FL), earned the win in relief for the Scorpions by tossing 2 2/3 shutout innings on the mound allowing just 2 hits and 1 walk, while striking out 4 batters.  Sands featured a 91-93 mph fastball and mixed in an 82-83 mph slider and a 78-81 mph changeup. 

For the Reds Scout Team, Illinois State commit, Tyler Paulsen (2015, Minooka Community HS, IL), went 2-2 with 1 RBI and Connor Smith (2015, H.H. Dow HS, MI), a Western Michigan commit, went 2-3 with 1 run scored and 2 stolen bases.

Lochridge and Shenton power Marucci to W

10/26/2014

The Marucci Elite defeated Team Rawlings 11-2 to advance into the Quarterfinals.  LSU commit, O'Neal Lochridge (2015, St Thomas More HS, LA), helped power the Marucci offense going 2-3 with a grand slam.  Austin Shenton (2016, Bellingham HS, WA), a Washington commit, added in a 2-3 day with 1 home run, 1 run scored and 2 RBI.  LSU commit, Brody Wofford (2015, Model HS, GA), also impressed going 1-3 with 1 double and 1 RBI, while fellow LSU commit, Antoine Duplantis (2015, Lafayette HS, LA), went 1-2 with 1 double, 2 runs scored, 1 RBI and 1 walk.

North Florida commit, Austin Drury (2015, Wiregrass Ranch HS, FL), started and earned the win for the Marucci Elite going 6 strong innings allowing 2 runs on 3 hits and 4 walks, while striking out 7 batters.  Drury showed a solid arm and action and a quick arm as he attacked hitters with an aggressive 82-86/87 mph fastball, 71-74 mph late breaking slider and a 75-79 mph changeup that flashed potential. 

For Team Rawlings, Georgia Tech commit, Tyler Stephenson (2015, Kennesaw Mountain HS, GA), went 1-3 with 1 RBI. 


Texas Scout Team Yankees advance

10/26/2014

The Texas Scout Team Yankees defeated the Elite Squad Prime 5-2 thanks to a 3-run 7th inning that helped break the tie.  South Carolina commit, Dexter "DJ" Neal (2015, Stephenson HS, GA), led the way for the Yankees' offense showing a quick bat and power potential going 1-3 with 1 double, 1 run scored, 1 RBI and 1 walk.  Bakari Gayle (2015, Martin Luther King Jr HS, GA), a Samford commit, added in a 2-3 day at the plate with 1 run scored and Tennessee commit, Ke'Bryan Hayes (2015, Concordia Lutheran HS, TX), used a patient approach to go 1-3 with 1 run scored, 1 RBI and 1 walk. 

Florida commit, MacGregor Hines (2015, College Station HS, TX), earned the win for the Yankees tossing 2 innings in relief allowing 1 unearned run on 1 hit and struck out 2 batters using an 87-90 mph fastball.  Andy Pagnozzi (2015, Fayetteville East HS, AR), an Ole Miss commit, started the game for the Yankees, but did not factor in the decision, went 5 strong innings allowing 1 run on 4 hits and 1 walk, while striking out 3.  Pagnozzi showed a quick arm and featured an 84-87/88 mph fastball and mixed in a 70-75 mph curveball. 

For the Elite Squad offense, David Villar (2015, American Heritage HS, FL), a South Florida commit, went 1-2 with 1 RBI.

NC State commit, Christian Demby (2015, St Thomas Aquinas HS, FL), started the game for the Elite Squad tossing 4 shutout innings allowing just 1 hit and 1 walk, while striking out 7 batters.  Demby showed a balanced, online delivery and excellent arm speed on the mound as he featured an 87-91/92 mph fastball and mixed in a 74-79 mph curveball. 

Cardinals Scout Team/FTB Chandler advance

10/26/2014

The Cardinals Scout Team/FTB Chandler defeated the On Deck O's 9-0 to advance to the Quarterfinals.  South Florida commit, Christopher Chatfield (2015, Spoto HS, FL), led the way for the Cardinals/FTB going 2-2 with 2 doubles, 1 run scored and 1 RBI.  Miami commit, Herbert Iser (2016, Miami Killian Senior HS, FL), also impressed showing good plate coverage and a rotational swing going 2-2 with 1 double, 1 run scored and 3 RBI.  Florida State commit, Tyrone Perry (2015, Avon Park HS, FL), added in a 1-2 day using an aggressive approach and good bat speed with 1 double and 1 run scored.  UCF commit, Keshawn Lynch (2015, Haines City Senior HS, FL), contributed a 1-1 performance with 2 runs scored, 1 RBI and 1 walk. 

Juan Hillman (2015, Olympia HS, FL), a UCF commit, started and earned the win for the Cardinals/FTB going 4 shutout innings allowing just 2 hits and no walks, while striking out 7 batters.  Hillman showed an effortless arm action and sound mechanics on the mound featuring an 84-89/90 mph fastball that showed sinking action, a 67-72 mph curveball that flashed potential and a 74-77 mph changeup. 

Stallings leads Chandler World to W

10/26/2014

Chandler World defeated the Upstate Mavericks 7-3 in their consolation game.  Purdue commit, Brandt Stallings (2015, Kings Ridge Christian HS, GA), led the way for the Chandler World offense going 2-3 with 1 double, 1 run scored and 3 RBI.  Oklahoma State commit, Keegan Meyn (2015, Yukon HS, OK), added in a 1-3 day with 1 triple and 1 RBI, while Loyola Marymount commit, Devin Davis (2015, Valencia HS, CA), went 1-3 with 1 double, 1 run scored, 1 RBI and 1 walk.  Kentucky commit, Travis Blankenhorn (2015, Pottsville Area HS, PA), and Ryan Sloniger (2015, Punxsutawney Area HS, PA), a Penn State commit, each impressed going 1-2 with 1 triple, 2 runs scored and 1 walk. 

Eli Nabholz (2015, Pottsville Area HS, PA), another Penn State commit, started and earned the win for Chandler World going 3 strong innings allowing 1 run on 2 hits and 1 walk, while striking out 2 batters.  Nabholz featured an 83-87/88 mph fastball and mixed in a 70-73 mph curveball. 

For the Mavericks, Christopher Proctor (2015, Burns HS, NC), a Duke commit, went 3-4 with 1 run scored and Georgia State commit, Nicholas Gatewood (2015, Peachtree Ridge HS, GA), went 2-3 with 1 double, 1 run scored and 1 RBI. 

Marlins Scout Team defeates PG Red

10/26/2014

The Marlins Scout Team defeated the Midwest PG Red 6-5 in their consolation game.  Leadoff man, and Purdue commit, Duncan McKinnon (2015, Redondo Union HS, CA), helped spark the Marlins Scout Team offense going 1-1 with 1 double, 1 RBI and 1 walk.  Louisiana-Lafayette commit, Ryne Ray (2015, Evangel Christian Academy HS, LA), added in a 1-1 day with 1 triple, 1 run scored, 1 RBI and 1 walk.  Jorge Guitierez (2016, Kempner HS, TX) also impressed going 1-2 with 1 run scored, 1 RBI and 1 walk.  

Joshua Moreno earned the win tossing 2/3 innings of relief allowing 1 walk.  Moreno featured an 84-87 mph fastball and mixed in a 69-71 mph curveball. 

For the PG Red, Grant Judkins (2016, Pella HS, IA) went 2-3 with 1 double and 1 RBI, while South Carolina commit, Joey Polak (2016, Quincy Notre Dame HS, IL), went 2-2 with 2 runs scored and 1 walk. 

Massey leads Cangelosi to win

10/26/2014

Cangelosi Baseball defeated PRBAHS 7-3 to improve their record to 3-1 in the tournament.  Illinois commit, Michael Massey (2016, Brother Rice HS, IL), led the way for the Cangelosi offense using a patient approach going 1-2 with 1 double, 1 run scored, 1 RBI and 1 walk.  Kevin Johnson (2015, Oak Forest HS, IL) added in a 1-2 day at the plate showing a short, compact swing and good bat speed going with 1 double, 2 runs scored and 1 walk. 

Ryan Allain (2015, John Hersey HS, IL) started and earned the win for Cangelosi going 1 2/3 shutout innings allowing just 3 walks, while striking out 4 batters.  Allain used a smooth, online delivery and hid the ball well as he was aggressive with his 84-88/89 mph fastball. 

For PRBAHS, Noberto Navarro (2015, Puerto Rico Baseball Academy HS, PR) went 2-2 with 1 run scored, 1 RBI, 1 stolen base and 1 walk. 

PG Kelly Green and All Star Baseball tie

10/26/2014

NJ PG Kelly Green tied the All Star Baseball Academy 1-1. 

Nick Serra (2015, Manalapan HS, NJ) shined on the mound for PG Kelly Green going 2 perfect innings and striking out 4 batters.  Serra featured a 74-80/81 mph fastball and mixed in a 65-67 mph curveball.

For the PG Kelly Green offense, Michael Chiusano (2016, Middletown South HS, NJ) went 1-2 with 1 run scored and John Diana (2015, Manalapan HS, NJ) went 1-2 with 1 walk. 

Zack Zoller (2015, Spring-Ford HS, PA) led the way for the All Star Baseball Academy offense going 2-2 with 1 RBI. 

Starting the game for All Star Baseball was Arizona State commit, Connor Higgins (2015, Parkland HS, PA), who went 4 innings allowing just 1 run on 3 hits and 2 walks, while striking out 5 batters.  Higgins featured 84-87/88 mph fastball and mixed in a 71-73 mph curveball. 

Blaze defeat PG Team Northeast

10/26/2014

The DBacks Langley Blaze defeated PG Team Northeast 4-3 to even their record at 2-2 in the tournament.  Conner Chorpita (2015, Akron Comm East HS, BC) led the way for the Blaze offense going 2-2 with 1 run scored, 1 RBI and 1 walk.  Tanner Rempel (2015, Evit-Mountain Pointe HS, BC) added in a 1-1 day with 1 RBI and Nicholos Hamilton (2015, Lockport HS, NY) went 1-3 with 1 run scored.

Brendan Coulter (2016, Akron Comm East HS, BC) earned the win out of the bullpen going 1 inning and striking out 2 batters. Coulter featured a 74-80 mph fastball and mixed in a 66 mph curveball and a 71 mph changeup. 

For PG Team Northeast, Timothy Seagreaves (2016, Washington Twp HS, NJ) went 2-3 with 1 RBI. 

Nelson Baseball tops Mustangs

10/26/2014

Nelson Baseball/Team GA defeated the Dallas Mustangs 5-3 to even their record at 2-2 in the tournament.  Northwestern commit, Jack Dunn (2015, Blessed Trinity Catholic HS, GA), led the way for the Nelson offense going 2-3 with 1 run scored.  Cole McNamee (2017, Blessed Trinity Catholic HS, GA) also impressed going 1-2 with 1 run scored and 1 RBI. 

Turner Scruggs (2016, Lambert HS, GA) started and earned the win for Nelson going 3 innings allowing 1 run on 2 hits and 3 walks, while striking out 3 batters.  Scruggs featured an 80-85/87 mph fastball and effectively mixed in a 72-75 mph curveball and a 73-77 mph slider. 

For the Mustangs, Nic Motley (2015, Southlake Carroll HS, TX) went 2-3. 

Moschella powers PG Vegas Gold to W

10/26/2014

The Northeast PG Vegas Gold defeated the Tidewater Orioles 10-1 to even their record at 2-2 in the tournament.  John Moschella (2015, Christian Brothers Academy HS, FL) led the way for the PG Vegas Gold offense going 2-4 with 1 home run, 2 runs scored and 3 RBI.  Kenneth Moreno-Costa (2016, Somerset Academy Charter HS, FL) impressed out of the leadoff spot going 3-4 with 1 double, 2 runs scored and 1 stolen base.  St John's commit, Michael Antico (2016, Colts Neck HS, NJ), added in a 1-3 performance with 1 double, 1 run scored, 1 RBI and 1 stolen base while Robin Adames (2015, James Monroe HS, NY) went 2-4 with 1 double and 2 runs scored.

Greg Westhelle (2015, N Valley Reg H Old Tappan HS, NJ) started and earned the win for PG Vegas Gold going 2 innings allowing 1 run on 4 hits and no walks, while striking out 4 batters.  Westhelle featured an 81-84/85 mph fastball and mixed in a 67-72 mph curveball. 

For the Orioles, Andrew Bullock (2015, Grassfield HS, VA) went 2-2. 


Team Elite Prime advances

10/26/2014

Team Elite Prime defeated the Dallas Tigers 3-2 to advance past the 2nd round of the playoffs.  Georgia commit, Michael Curry (2015, Gainsville HS, GA), led the way for the Team Elite Prime offense going 1-2 with 1 triple, 1 run scored and 1 RBI.  Nick Wilhite (2016, Buford HS, GA), a Georgia Tech commit, also impressed going 1-2 with 1 double, 1 run scored and 1 walk. 

Fellow Georgia commit, Justin Glover (2016, Buford HS, GA), earned the win for Team Elite Prime tossing 3 perfect innings of relief and striking out 4 batters.  Glover featured an 85-88 mph fastball and mixed in a 70-73 mph curveball. 

For the Tigers, Christian Ross Cadena (2017, Southlake Carroll HS, TX) went 1-3 with 2 RBI. 

Tolbert leads Canes past Braves

10/26/2014

The Evoshield Canes defeated the Richmond Braves 12-0 to advance past the 2nd round of the playoffs.  Logan (LT) "Athony" Tolbert (2015, IMG Academy HS, SC), a South Carolina commit, led the way for the Canes showed power potential going 2-3 with 1 double, 3 runs scored, 1 RBI and 1 stolen base.  UNC commit, Desmond Lindsay (2015, Out-of-Door Academy HS, FL), also impressed using a short, compact swing and a fluid stroke as he went 2-3 with 2 runs scored and 1 RBI.  Wake Forrest commit, Jake Mueller (2015, Richland Northeast HS, SC), added in a 1-3 performance with 1 double and 2 RBI.  Virginia commit, Ryan Karstetter (2015, IMG Academy HS, PA), contributed a 1-3 day with 2 RBI and DJ Artis (2015, Southeast Guilford HS, NC), a Liberty commit, went 2-2 with 2 runs scored and 2 stolen bases. 

Texas A&M commit, Beau Burrows (2015, Weatherford HS, TX), started and earned the win for the Canes going 4 shutout innings allowing just 2 hits and no walks, while striking out 6 batters.  Burrows featured a 91-94/95 mph fastball and mixed in a 77-80 mph curveball and an 85 mph changeup. 

For the Braves, West Virginia commit, Tate Brock (2015, Hurricane HS, WV) went 1-1. 

Mid-Atlantic & Chet Lemon's play to 3-3 tie

10/26/2014

Mid-Atlantic PG Orange (1-1-2) pounded-out 10 hits in their 3-3 tie with Chet Lemon's Juice (1-2-1) Sunday morning at the Roger Dean Complex. 

Niko Hulsizer (2015, Shillington, PA), Joe Zirolli (2015, Kennett Square, PA) and Brady Lloyd (2015, Mifflinburg, PA) recorded two hits each for Mid-Atlantic. In addition to going 2-for-3, Hulsizer tripled and drove in three runs.

RHP Wyatt Tyson (2016, Red Lion, PA) started and pitched 3.0 innings for Mid-Atlantic. The 6-foot-2, 180-pounder worked in the 85-89 mph range, peaking at 90. Teammate RHP Brian Morrell (2017, Wading River, NY) fanned three in 2.0 no-hit innings, firing strikes at 83-87 mph with a low-70s breaking pitch.

For Chet Lemon's Juice, LHP Andrew Baker (2016, Tavares, FL) started and struck out three in 3.0 innings. Baker, a Florida commit, fired strikes with cutting action at 86-88 mph, peaking at 90. He also flashed a good slider in the upper-70s. Teammate RHP Kirby McMullen (2016, Ocala, FL) fanned three in 1.2 innings, using a deceptive delivery to fire strikes at 83-87. RHP Hunter McMullen (2017, Ocala, FL) struck out both batters he faced in a brief relief appearance, displaying an online delivery while firing strikes with his plus fastball at 84-87 mph. 


Palm Beach PAL advances

10/26/2014

The Palm Beach PAL defeated SWFL Baseball 3-1 to advance past the 2nd round of the playoffs.  Zach Zientarski (The Benjamin School, FL) led the way for the Palm Beach offense going 1-3 with 1 double, 1 run scored and 1 RBI.  Chris Canavan (2015, American Heritage HS, FL) also impressed going 1-2 with 1 double, 1 run scored and 1 walk. 

Ricky Miranda (2015, Marjory Stoneman Douglas HS, FL) earned the win for Palm Beach tossing 3 2/3 innings allowing 1 run on 4 hits and 1 walk, while striking out 4 batters.  Miranda showed good command and a smooth, online delivery while throwing an 84-87/88 mph good fastball and mixed in a 71-73 mph curveball that showed good depth. 

For Palm Beach, Donovan Petrey (2015, Port Charlotte HS, FL), a Florida State commit, stayed inside the ball well and showed raw power going 1-3 with 1 double and 1 run scored. 

Team Elite throws no-hitter in 3-0 win

10/26/2014

RHP Zach Linginfelter (2016, Sevierville, TN) and LHP Steven Bower (2015, Lawrenceville, GA) combined on a no-hitter in Team Elite Prime's (3-1) 3-0 win over the Kentucky Baseball Club (1-3) Sunday morning at the Roger Dean Complex.

Linginfelter struck out 10 in his 6.0 no-hit innings. The 6-foot-4, 210-pound Tennessee commit displayed a smooth delivery and quick arm, firing strikes at 88-91 mph, peaking at 93. He also flashed an upper-70s curve. Bower, the 6-foot-3, 205-pound southpaw, fanned a pair in his inning. He worked in the 83-84 mph range with a low-70s bender.

For Kentucky, OF/LHP Luke Brown (2016, Murray, KY) started and pitched 3.0 innings. His fastball sat in the 82-85 mph range from a 3/4 arm angle. Brown also flashed an upper-60s curve and upper-70s changeup.

Sprengel shines as GBG Marucci advances

10/26/2014

GBG Marucci defeated the East Cobb Astros 4-0 to advance past the 2nd round of the playoffs.  San Diego commit, Nick Sprengel (2015, El Dorado HS, CA), started and earned the win for GBG going 5 shutout innings allowing just 3 hits and no walks, while striking out 4 batters.  Sprengel showed a quick arm and a smooth, balanced delivery on the mound and featured a plus 87-90/92 mph fastball and mixed in a plus 76-79 mph slider and a good 79-81 mph changeup. 

Spencer Steer (2016, Millikan HS, CA), an Oregon commit, led the way for the GBG offense showing raw power and using a sound hitting approach as he went 1-2 with 1 double and 1 run scored.  Cal State Fullerton commit, Brendon Davis (2015, Lakewood HS, CA), also impressed showing a live bat going 1-3 with 1 RBI.

For the Astros, Will Benson (2016, The Westminster Schools, GA) showed power potential and impact speed going 1-2 with 1 stolen base. 
 

PG White downs Warhawks, moves to 3-1

10/26/2014

Perfect Game White (3-1) held onto an early lead in their 4-3 win over the Ohio Warhawks (3-1) Sunday morning at the Roger Dean Complex. 

Christian Aybar (2015, Cranston, RI) and Steven Valentine (2015, Tierra Verde, FL) each had two RBI for PG White. For the Warhawks, Cadyn Grenier (2015, Henderson, NV) and Nate Fichtner (2015, Pittsburgh, PA) had two hits each.

RHP Jack Rude (2015, Collierville, TN) started and struck out two in 1.0 innings for Ohio, working in the 84-88 mph range with a low-70s curve. Teammate RHP Wade Martin (2015, Portsmouth, OH) fanned three in 3.0 scoreless innings, firing strikes at 83-87 mph.

Montes leads Elite Squad Prime to W

10/26/2014

The Elite Squad Prime defeated the South Charlotte Panthers 10-0 to improve to 3-1 in the tournament.  South Florida commit, Robert Montes (2015, Coral Gables Senior HS, FL), led the way for the Elite Squad going 2-3 with 2 double and 1 run scored.  Daniel Reyes (2015, Mater Academy Charter HS, FL), a Florida commit, also impressed going 1-2 with 1 run scored and 2 RBI.  NC State commit, Christian Demby (2015, St Thomas Aquinas HS, FL), and Mike Spooner (2015, Boca Raton Community HS, FL) each went 1-2 with 1 run scored and 1 RBI.   

Alex Valverde (2015, Florida Christian HS, FL), a Miami commit, started and earned the win for the Elite Squad going 4 shutout innings allowing 1 hit and 2 walks, while striking out 6 batters.  Valverde featured an 88-92 mph fastball and mixed in a 71-74 mph curveball and a 78-81 mph changeup.

For the Panthers, UNC commit, Josh Hiatt (2015, Providence HS, NC), went 1-2. 

Dirtbags roll to 10-1 win

10/26/2014

The Dirtbags (1-3) scored in every inning in which they hit in their 10-1 win over Team Mizuno Puerto Rico (0-4) Sunday morning at the Roger Dean Complex.

Alex Griffith (2015, Bristol, VA) led the offensive charge for the Dirtbags, going 2-for-2 with two doubles and three RBI. Griffith displayed good bat speed and made very hard contact. Teammates Jacob Washer (2015, King, NC) and Eric Jenkins (2015, Chadbourn, NC) recorded two hits and two runs scored each. Washer showed good bat speed and power potential, while Jenkins drove the ball with regular contact and showed good speed. Turner Brown (2015, Whiteville, NC) went 1-for-1 with a walk and three RBI.

RHP J.T. Rogoszewski (2015, Scott Depot, WV) started and pitched 3.0 scoreless innings for the Dirtbags, striking out four. He worked in the 85-89 mph range with a good curve in the upper-70s and a low-80s changeup. Teammate RHP Matt Bridges (2015, Shelby, NC) sat in the 84-87 mph range in his inning of relief. Bridges also showed a low-70s curve.

SVG Arsenal tops Clippers

10/26/2014

SVG Arsenal defeated the PG Dark Green Clippers 13-5 to improve to 2-1-1 in the tournament.  Jake Suddleson (2016, Harvard-Westlake HS, CA) led the way for the SVG offense posting a perfect day at the pate as he went 4-4 with a home run, 1 double, 3 runs scored, 3 RBI and 1 stolen base.  Dametri Evans (2015, Talhquitz HS, CA), an Iowa commit, also impressed going 3-4 with 1 double, 1 run scored and 2 RBI.  Bryce Pongs (2016, Cornoa HS, CA) added in a 1-2 performance with 1 double, 2 RBI and 1 walk.  Vicente Ryan Mendoza (2016, Birmingham HS, CA) contributed a 2-3 day at the plate with 2 runs scored and 1 walk.

Gebbie earned the win for SVG going 2 1/3 innings on the mound and recording 1 strikeout.  Gebbie featured a 78-82 mph fastball and a 69-73 mph curveball.

For the Clippers, Nicholas Carloto (2015, Notre Dame Catholic HS, CT) went 1-3 with 1 double and Lukas Veinbergs (2015, Pinckney Community HS, MI) went 2-2 with 1 double and 2 RBI. 

Ortega leads Yankees to W

10/26/2014

The Texas Scout Team Yankees defeated the Dulin Dodgers/Rockies Scout TEam 7-4 to improve to 3-0-1 in the tournament.  Texas State commit, Jonathan Ortega (2015, Victoria East HS, TX), led the way for the Yankees' offense going 2-3 with 2 doubles, 2 runs scored, 1 RBI, and 1 stolen base and 1 walk.  Baylor Rowlett (2015, College Station HS, TX), an Oklahoma State commit, impressed at the plate going 1-2 with a solo home run and 1 walk. 

Connor Cannon (2016, Vista Mirroeta HS, CA) started and earned the win for the Yankees going 7 innings allowing 4 runs on 3 hits and 6 walks, while striking out 11 batters.  Cannon featured an 83-88/91 mph fastball and mixed in a 71-76 mph curveball and a 74-78 mph slider. 

For the Dodgers/Rockies, Alex Sala (2015, Houston HS, TN) went 1-2 with 1 double, 2 RBI and 1 walk. 

India leads Cardinals Scout Team/FTB Chandler to W

10/26/2014

The Cardinals Scout Team/FTB Chandler defeated the All Star Baseball Academy 8-7 to remain undefeated at 4-0 in the tournament.  Florida commit, Jonathan India (2015, American Heritage HS, FL), led the way for the Cardinals/FTB going 3-4 with 2 doubles, 2 runs scored and 2 RBI.  Ryan Mountcastle (2015, Hagerty HS, FL), a UCF commit, added in a 3-4 performance with 1 double, 1 run scored and 2 RBI.  Christopher Chatfield (2015, Spoto HS, FL), a South Florida commit, also impressed going 1-4 with 1 double and 2 RBI.  Fellow UCF commit, Jason Heinrich (2015, River Ridge HS, FL), contributed a 1-3 day at the plate with 1 double and 1 run scored. 

Chris Gau (2015, University Christian HS, FL), a Jacksonville commit, earned the win for the Cardinals/FTB going 2 1/3 shutout innings allowing no hits and just 1 walk, while recording 3 strikeouts.  Gau featured an 85-88/89 mph fastball and mixed in a 71-74 mph curveball. 

For the All Star Baseball Academy, Zach Zoller (2015, Spring-Ford HS, PA) went 1-2 with 2 RBI and 2 walks. 

Botsoe leads Reds Scout Team to win

10/26/2014

The Reds Midwest Scout Team defeated the Midland Redskins 5-4 to remain undefeated at 4-0 in the tournament.  Louisville commit, Chris Botsoe (2015, Hinsdale Central HS, IL), led the way for the Reds Scout Team going 1-2 with 2 runs scored, 2 RBI and 2 stolen bases.  Connor Smith (2015, H.H. Dow HS, MI) added in a 1-1 day at the plate with 2 RBI and 1 stolen base.

Kent State commit, Connor Wollersheim (2015, Appleton HS, WI), earned the win for the Reds Scout Team going 2 shutout innings allowing just 2 hits and no walks, while striking out 3 batters.  Wollersheim featured an 85-87 mph fastball and mixed in a 71-74 mph curveball and a 77 mph changeup. 

For the Redskins, Stanford commit, Alec Wilson (2015, West Forsyth HS, GA), went 1-3 with 1 double and 1 RBI. 

Patriots collect 11 hits in 8-3 win

10/26/2014

The Dallas Patriots (1-3) pounded-out 11 hits in their 8-3 win over Canada PG Gold (0-5) Sunday morning at the Roger Dean Complex. 

Cody Sturgeon (2016, Garland, TX) went 3-for-4 with a double and two RBI for the Patriots. He displayed good bat speed and power to all fields. Teammates Gaby Martinez (2015, Watauga, TX) and Anthony Lepre (2015, Agua Dulce, CA) each went 2-for-4 with two runs. Martinez showed a fluid stroke and good plate coverage with a live bat. Lepre displayed a sound hitting approach and power potential. In the field, he showed an accurate arm.

Antonio Lima (2015, Grapevine, TX) went 2-for-4 with two RBI. 

Marlins Scout Team wins over PG Maroon

10/26/2014

The Marlins Scout Team defeated the New York PG Maroon 5-4 to pick up their first win of the tournament.  Hofstra commit, Vito Friscia (2015, Valley Stream Central HS, NY), led the way for the Marlins Scout Team going 1-2 with 2 RBI.  Nico Hoerner (2015, Head Royce HS, CA), a Stanford commit, also impressed going 1-2 with 1 run scored. 

Andrew Misiaszek (2015, South Side HS, NY), a Northeastern commit, earned the win for the Marlins Scout Team going 3 strong innings allowing only 1 run on 2 hits and 1 walk, while striking out 2 batters.  Misiaszek featured an 80-84/86 mph fastball while mixing in a 69-74 mph curveball and a 77 mph changeup. 

For the PG Maroon, Carnegy Calzado (2015, St Raymond HS For Boys, NY) went 2-3 with 2 triples, 2 runs scored, 1 RBI and 1 stolen base. 

Cadenes knocks in 3 as PG Teal earn W

10/26/2014

The Texas PG Teal defeated the St Louis Gamers 18U 7-0 to even their record at 2-2 in the tournament.  Cadenes led the way for the PG Teal going 1-2 with 1 triple, 1 run scored and 3 RBI.  Marshall Skinner (2016, Cypress Ranch HS, TX) added in a 1-3 day at the plate with 1 double.  Bennett Oberstein (2015, Plano West Senior HS, TX) also impressed going 1-3 with 1 run scored and 1 RBI.   

Jay Shadday (2016, Darlington HS, GA), a Georgia Tech commit, earned the win for the PG Teal going 2 strong innings allowing no runs on 1 hit and 1 walk, while striking out 3 batters.  Shadday featured an 83-86 mph fastball and mixed in a 71-74 mph curveball. 

For the Gamers, Bentley Jones (2015, Brighton HS, TN) went 1-3 with 1 stolen base. 

Kieboom leads Team Rawlings to W

10/26/2014

Team Rawlings defeated the South Texas Sliders 8-3 to remain undefeated at 4-0 in the tournament.  Carter Kieboom (2016, Walton HS, GA) led the way for the Rawlings' offense showing good bat speed as he went 3-4 with 1 triple, 2 runs scored and 1 RBI.  Georgia Tech commit, Joey Bart (2015, Buford HS, GA), added in a 2-4 day at the plate with 1 triple, 1 run scored and 2 RBI.  Tyler Stephenson (2015, Kennesaw Mountain HS, GA), another Georgia Tech commit, also impressed going 2-4 with 1 run scored and 1 RBI.  Kyle McCann (2016, Lambert HS, GA) contributed a 1-3 day showing a live bat with 1 double and 1 run scored, while Keyton Gibson (2015, Buford HS, GA), a Georgia Tech commit, went 1-3 with 1 triple and 1 run scored. 

Tulane commit, Tyler Heinrichs (2015, Walton HS, GA), earned the win for Team Rawlings going 2 innings allowing 1 run on 1 hit and no walks, while striking out 2 batters.  Heinrichs featured an 85-88/89 mph fastball and mixed in a 76-78 mph slider. 

For the Sliders, Jason Sellers (2015, Fort Bend Elkins HS, TX) used a gap-to-gap approach going 2-3 with 1 double, 1 run scored and 1 RBI. 

Carter leads O's to W

10/26/2014

The On Deck O's defeated CBA Marucci 8-1 to improve to 3-1 in the tournament.  Zachary Carter (2015, Rock Hill HS, SC) had a huge day at the plate to lead the O's offense going 4-4 with 1 triple, 1 run scored and 3 RBI.  Corbin Hockensmith (2015, Southlake Christian Academy HS, NC) added in a 1-3 day with 1 double, 1 run scored and 2 RBI.  Tyler Price (2015, East Gaston HS, NC) also impressed going 1-3 with 1 triple, 1 run scored and 1 RBI.

Andrew Jordan (2015, Hunter Huss HS, NC) started and earned the win for the O's tossing 7 strong innings allowing 1 unearned run on 1 hit and 4 walks, while striking out 9 batters.  Jordan Featured an 85-89/90 mph fastball and mixed in a 72-75 mph curveball and a 75-79 mph changeup. 

For CBA, San Diego State commit, David Maldonado (2015, Temecula Calley HS, CA), went 1-3 at the plate.

Canes move to 4-0 in 7-1 win

10/26/2014

Virginia commit Ryan Karstetter (2015, Port Matilda, PA) went 2-for-4 with a triple and an RBI for the Evoshield Canes (4-0) in their 7-1 win over the Homeplate Chilidogs (1-2-1) Sunday morning at the Roger Dean Complex. 

South Carolina commit Danny Blair (2015, Bel Air, MD) showed a good eye and patient approach from the leadoff spot, walking three times and scoring twice for Evoshield. Teammate Jake Mueller (2015, Columbia, SC) went 1-for-3 with a double and two RBI.

RHP Nolan Watson (2015, Indianapolis, IN) started and pitched 3.0 scoreless innings for Evoshield, striking out four. The Vanderbilt commit worked in the 87-92 mph range with a mid-70s curve and low-80s changeup. Teammate and Pittsburgh commit LHP Dylan Cyphert (2015, Oil City, PA) fanned four in 4.0 innings. Cyphert worked in the 84-87 mph range with a mid-70s curve.

RHP Tristin English (2015, Williamson, GA) started and pitched 3.0 innings for the Chilidogs, striking out five. The Georgia Tech commit fired strikes at 90-93 mph range with a low-80s slider. Teammate RHP Joshua Colon (2015, Villa Carolina, PR) sat in the 85-89 mph range in his brief relief appearance.

Astros complete comeback in 5-3 win

10/26/2014

The East Cobb Astros (3-1) scored four runs in the top of the 7th to complete their 5-3 comeback win over the Rays Scout Team (2-2) Sunday morning at the Roger Dean Complex. 

Joseph Odachowski (2017, Alpharetta, GA) recorded game-high three hits for the Astros. Teammate Davis Schwartz (2016, Atlanta, GA) went 1-for-2 with a walk and two RBI.

SS/RHP Xzavion Curry (2016, Atlanta, GA) started and pitched 5.2 innings for the Astros, striking out nine. He worked in the 84-87 mph range with a mid-70s curve. Teammate SS/RHP Brady Netherton (2017, Decatur, AL) recorded the final four outs, firing strikes at 85-87 mph. 

For the Rays, RHP Matt Dalke (2015, Phoenix, AZ) tossed 4.0 scoreless innings, striking out six. He showed good command and attacked hitters in the 84-87 mph range. Dalke also flashed an upper-70s breaking pitch. Teammate RHP Christian Isbell (2015, Scottsdale, AZ) tossed an inning in relief, working in the 84-85 mph range. He also flashed a low-70s curve.


Bandits rally to top Baseball Northwest

10/26/2014

The South Florida Bandits defeated Baseball Northwest 4-3 to improve to 3-1 in the tournament.  Braxton Stowe (2016, Trinity Christian Academy HS, FL) led the way for the Bandits' offense showing good bat speed and power potential as he went 1-3 with 2 RBI.  Bobby Moskow (2015, Ridge HS, NJ) added in a 1-1 day showing a quick bat and rotational swing with 1 stolen base and  2 walks. 

Angelo Serrano earned the win for the Bandits tossing 2 1/3 shutout innings allowing just 1 hit and 1 walk, while striking out 5 batters.  Serrano threw easy and showed a smooth, balanced delivery on the mound with his good 82-85/86 mph fastball and mixed in a 65-69 mph plus curveball.

For the Baseball Northwest offense, Cole Warken (2015, Martin Collegiate HS, SK) showed a quick bat and gap power going 2-3 with 2 RBI and Rex Stephan (2015, O Dea HS, WA), a Washington commit, went 2-3 with 1 run scored. 

Sandlot Scout Team wins over D-BAT

10/26/2014

The Sandlot Scout Team defeated D-BAT 6-3 to improve to 3-1 in the tournament.  Oklahoma commit, Corey Zangari (2015, Carl Albert HS, OK), led the way for the Sandlot offense showing excellent bat speed and power potential going 2-3 with 1 double, 1 run scored and 1 RBI.  Riley Keizor (2015, Verdigirs HS, OK) added in 1-3 day at the plate with 1 RBI. 

Joshua McMinn (2015, Union City HS, OK) earned the win for Sandlot going 3 strong innings on the mound allowing 1 unearned run on 1 hit and no walks, while striking out 2 batters.  McMinn showed a quick arm with his 84-87/88 mph fastball and mixed in a 68-72 mph curveball and a 77-80 mph changeup. 

For D-BAT, Kyle Muller (2016, Jesuit College Prep HS, TX), a Texas commit, stayed inside the ball well and used an aggressive approach going 3-3 with 2 doubles and 2 runs scored, while Landon Gray (2016, Granbury HS, TX) went 2-3 with 1 double and 2 RBI. 

Silverstein goes 3-4 in SWFL's 3-0 win

10/26/2014

Jacob Silverstein (2015, Seminole, FL) went 3-for-4 with an RBI for SWFL Baseball (4-0) in their 3-0 win over East Cobb Baseball (3-1) Sunday morning at the Roger Dean Complex. 

Florida commit RHP Troy Bacon (2015, Tampa, FL) started and pitched 6.1 one-hit innings for SWFL, striking out nine. He worked in the 83-90 mph range with a low-70s curve and mid-70s changeup. Teammate RHP Jacinto Arredondo (2016, Center Hill, FL) recorded the last two outs, working in the 88-89 mph range with a low-70s curve.

Alabama commit RHP Brock Love (2015, Rainbow City, AL) started and pitched 5.0 innings for East Cobb, striking out nine. Love worked in the 86-92 mph range with a mid-70s bender. C/RHP Cody Roberts (2015, Johns Creek, GA) recorded the final out for East Cobb, working in the 88-91 mph.

Banditos top Team Evoshield

10/26/2014

The Houston Banditos defeated Team Evoshield 9-1 in their consolation game.  Texas commit, Connor Capel (2016, Seven Lakes HS, TX),  led the way for the Banditos going 3-3 with 2 runs scored, 2 RBI and 1 stolen base.  Fellow Texas commit, Kody Clemens (2015, Memorial HS, TX), contributed a 2-3 day a the plate with a solo home run.  Dallas Baptist, Garrett Wolforth (2015, Concordia Lutheran HS, TX), also impressed going 1-2 with 1 double and 1 RBI.  Tristan Metten (2015, Prestonwood Christian Academy HS, TX), a Texas A&M commit, added in a 1-2 day with1 triple, 1 run scored and 1 RBI. 
 
Dylan Lester (2016, Brenham HS, TX), a Houston commit, started and earned the win for the Banditos throwing 3 perfect innings and striking out 1 batter.  Lester showed a solid arm action and a balanced delivery as he featured an 84-87/88 mph fastball and mixed in a 75-77 mph changeup and a 68-72 mph curveball. 

For Team Evoshield, UNC commit, Brandon Martorano (2016, Christian Brothers Academy HS, NJ), went 1-2 with 1 RBI. 

Central FL moves to 3-1 with one-run win

10/26/2014

Central FL PG Royal (3-1) downed the Chattanooga Cyclones (0-4) 5-4 Sunday morning at the Roger Dean Complex.

Kyle Edler (2015, Winter Springs, FL) went 2-for-3 with a double and two runs for Central FL. Teammate and Pittsburgh commit OF/RHP Yasin Chentouf (2015, Ocoee, FL) pitched 1.1 scoreless innings, working in the 89-90 mph range.

The Cyclones recorded three doubles, including one by Hunter Mercer (2015, Ooltewah, TN), who went 3-for-4 with two RBI. Teammate and RHP Devin Lancaster (2016, Ringgold, GA) started and pitched 5.0 innings, working in the 82-87 mph range.

Heflin K's 8 in Marucci win

10/26/2014

The Marucci Elite defeated Tri-State Arsenal 2-0 to improve to 3-1 in the tournament.  William Heflin (2016, Morristown West HS, TN) started and earned the win for Marucci who tossed 7 shutout innings allowing just 4 hits and 1 walk, while striking out 8 batters.  Heflin featured a good 82-85/86 mph fastball and mixed in a plus 70-73 mph changeup and a good 68-71 mph curveball.  

Washington commit, Austin Shenton (2016, Bellingham HS, WA), led the way for the Marucci offense going 1-2 with 1 double, 1 run scored and 1 RBI.  O'Neal Lochridge (2015, St Thomas More HS, LA), a LSU commit, added in a 2-2 day at the plate showing good bat speed and power potential with 1 triple and 1 run scored.  

For Tri-State, Kentucky commit, Nicholas Shumpert (2015, Highlands Ranch HS, CO) went 1-3 with 1 double and Trevor Johnson (2016, Brunswick HS, NY) went 1-2 with 1 double.  

Tri-State starter, Jason Groome (2016, Barnegat HS, NI) went 6 strong innings allowing just 2 runs on 4 hits, while recording 13 strikeouts.  Groome threw easy and featured a good 84-88/90 mph fastball and mixed in a good 67-72 mph curveball.  

Steer's two-run 1B lifts GBG to 4-2 win

10/26/2014

Spencer Steer's (2016, Long Beach, CA) two-run single in the bottom of the 6th lifted GBG Marucci (4-0) to a 4-2 win over South Florida PG Navy (1-3) Sunday morning at the Roger Dean Complex. 

Jack Khawly (2016, Southwest Ranches, FL) went 1-for-2 with a solo home run for South Florida. Khawly showed a quick bat with leverage in his swing and gap power. 

UCF commit LHP Jesus Luzardo (2016, Parkland, FL) started and pitched 2.1 innings for South Florida, striking out two. Luzardo attacked hitters, working in the 83-89 mph range with life. He also flashed a good change in the upper-70s and a curve in the low-70s. Teammate RHP Ariel Diaz (2015, Greenacres, FL) fanned a pair in 1.0 inning in relief. Diaz showed a loose arm and deceptive delivery, firing strikes at 86-90 mph with armside run and riding life. He also flashed an upper-70s slider with tight rotation and good depth.

Georgia commit SS/RHP Will Proctor (2016, Manhattan Beach, CA) started and pitched 3.0 innings for GBG, striking out three. He showed a quick arm and balanced delivery, working in  the 85-89 mph range. Proctor also flashed a mid-70s curve with 1/7 break. Cal State Fullerton commit SS/RHP Brendon Davis (2015, Lakewood, CA) worked from a balanced delivery and overtop arm angle, firing strikes at 86-88 mph in 1.0 inning. Davis also flashed a low-70s curve with 12/6 break.

Chicago wins on walk-off error

10/26/2014

Chicago Scouts Association (2-2) downed the Mid-Atlantic Rookies (1-3) 3-2 on a walk-off error Sunday morning at the Roger Dean Complex. 

Isaiah Kerns (2016, Lewsitown, PA) recorded a game-high three hits for the Rookies. Teammate Daulton Martin (2016, Lancaster, PA) went 2-for-3 with a pair of doubles and an RBI. 

For Chicago, Charlie Donovan (2015, Clarendon Hills, IL) and Jimmy Perkins (2015, Cary, IL) recorded two hits each. Donovan also drove in a run and stole two bases.

Purdue commit LHP Kyle Ostrowski (2015, Tinley Park, IL) started and pitched 5.0 innings for Chicago, striking out seven. The 6-foot-4, 180-pounder showed a loose, easy arm action while firing strikes at 83-88 mph range, peaking at 90. He also flashed an upper-60s curve.


High velo arms on display in Orlando's 4-2 win

10/26/2014

Keyed by a three-run 3rd inning, the Orlando Scorpions/Mets Scout Team (4-0) beat Nelson Baseball/Team GA (1-2) 4-2 Sunday morning at the Roger Dean Complex. 

Blaise Maris (2015, Gainesville, FL) went 2-for-3 with two RBI for Nelson.

RHP Casey Mize (2015, Springville, AL) started and pitched 3.2 innings for Nelson, striking out five. The Auburn commit worked in the 85-90 mph range, peaking at 91. He also relied on a mid-70s breaking pitch and a low-80s changeup. Teammate and Penn commit LHP John Alan Kendrick (2015, Chatsworth, GA) worked 2.1 innings of relief, firing strikes at 85-89 mph with a low-70s curve and mid-70s changeup.

RHP Deaundre "D.J." Roberts (2016, Jacksonville, FL) started and pitched 4.0 innings for Orlando, striking out six. Roberts worked in the 85-88 mph with a mid-70s breaking pitch. Teammate and UNC commit RHP Tyler Baum (2016, Ocoee, FL) fanned five in 3.0 no-hit innings. His fastball sat at 85-89 mph with a low-70s curve.

Burn rally caps 3-1 comeback win

10/26/2014

The Florida Burn (3-1) scored two in the bottom of the 6th to down the Diamond Devils (2-2) 3-1 Sunday morning at the Roger Dean Complex.

UCF commit 3B/RHP Rylan Thomas (2016, Winter Garden, FL) struck out two in 2.0 innings for Florida. He was around the plate with his pitches, changing speeds well from his 86-89 mph heater with sink to his low-70s curve with good depth and 12/6 break. Thomas also flashed a late-breaking slider in the low-80s. 

Clemson commit RHP Graham Lawson (2015, Woodruff, SC) fanned a pair in 1.2 innings of relief for the Devils. The 6-foot-1, 215-pounder displayed an effortless arm action, attacking hitters at 85-92 mph with heavy sink. Lawson maintained his arm speed with his upper-70s deceptive changeup.

Rodriguez's walk-off 1B leads Northeast to 6-5 win

10/26/2014

Erik Rodriguez (2015, Carolina, PR) hit a walk-off single in the bottom of the 7th to give PG Team Northeast (1-2) a 6-5 win over Palm Beach Select 17u (2-2) Sunday morning at the Roger Dean Complex. Rodriguez went 2-for-4 with a double. Teammate Scott Bradley (2015, Pennington, NJ) also had two hits and a double. 

For Palm Beach, Mack Lemieux (2015, Tequesta, FL), Matthew Morales (2015, Wellington, FL) and Tyler Huggins (2015, Boynton, FL) each recorded two hits. Lemieux also drove in a pair of runs, and Morales stole two bases. 

RHP Shane Roberts (2017, Jupiter, FL) flashed the game's top velo, striking out two in 1.0 inning of work. The 6-foot, 185-pounder displayed a quick arm and good control, working i the 82-86 mph range with armside run. He also showed a good feel for a late-breaking curve in the upper-60s.

Kentucky edges Houston, 3-1

10/26/2014

Louisville commit Daniel Little (2015, Nicholasville, KY) went 3-for-3 for Kentucky Baseball Club (1-3) in their 3-1 win over the Houston Heat (2-1-1) Sunday morning at the Roger Dean Complex. Teammate Britton Elmore (2015, Cecilia, KY) went 2-for-3 with a run scored and a stolen base. 

RHP Drew Schacht (2015, Lexington, KY) started and pitched 7.0 innings for Kentucky, striking out eight. He showed a deceptive delivery and changed speeds well, working in the 82-85 mph range, peaking at 87. He also flashed a mid-70s curve and a low-70s changeup.

RHP Weston Seay (2015, Halletsville, TX) fanned five in 2.0 innings of relief for Houston. The Texas State commit showed a mid-70s curve with good depth and a fastball at 82-88 mph.

Tigers win over Sun Devils

10/26/2014

The Dallas Tigers defeated the Texas Sun Devils 4-3 to advance past the first round of the playoffs.  Dallas Baptist commit, Ray Gaither (2016, Coppell HS, TX), led the way for the Tigers' offense going 2-4 with 1 run scored, 1 RBI and 1 stolen base.  Michael Berglund (2016, Carroll HS, TX) added in a 2-4 day showing good bat speed and power potential with 2 doubles, 1 run scored and 1 RBI.  Zachary Humphreys (2016, Midlothian HS, TX), a TCU commit, also impressed going 1-3 with 1 double, 1 run scored, 1 RBI and 1 walk.  

Joseph Montenegro (2017, Jesuit College Prep HS, TX) started and won the game for the Tigers going 4 strong innings allowing just 1 unearned run on 3 hits and 1 walk, while striking out 4 batters.  Montenegro featured an 83-85/87 mph fastball and mixed in a 72-77 mph curveball and a 74-78 mph slider.  

For the Sun Devils, Nathan Jones (2015, Loyola College Prep HS, LA) went 2-3 with 2 RBI and 1 stolen base, while Gavin Johnson (2015, O'Connor HS, TX), Rice commit, went 2-2 with 1 walk.  

Devils defeat the Royals Scout Team

10/26/2014

The Diamond Devils defeated the Royals Scout Team 3-2 to improve their record to 2-2 in the tournament.  Clemson commit, Grant Cox (2015, Greenville HS, SC), led the way for the Devils' offense going 2-3 with 1 run scored.  Winthorp commit, Alex Raines (2015, Blacksburg HS, SC), added in a 2-3 performance and Zach Biggers (2015, Walhalla HS, SC), a Navy commit, went 1-3 with 1 run scored and 1 RBI.  

Will Reid (2015, Rock Hill HS, SC) picked up the win for the Devils tossing 1 shutout inning and allowing just 1 hit.  Reid featured an 83 mph fastball and mixed in a 76 mph changeup.  

For the Royals Scout Team, Oklahoma commit, Domenic DeRenzo (2015, Pittsburgh Central Catholic HS, PA), went 1-3 with 1 double and Trey Dawson (2015, Hurricane HS, WV) went 1-2 with 1 triple and 1 run scored.  

Guscoff hits walk-off grand slam in Grays win

10/27/2014

Colin Guscoff (2015, Canton, OH) hit a walk-off grand slam for East Coast PG Grays (1-3) in their 6-3 win over PRBAHS (0-3) Sunday morning at the Roger Dean Complex. Teammate Isaiah Lewis (2015, Peachtree City, GA) went 2-for-2 with a triple and a run scored. 

RHP Alex Ginn (2015, Coral Springs, FL) started and pitched 2.0 innings for the Grays, striking out five. The 6-foot-2, 215-pounder worked in the 78-82 mph range with a low-70s curve.

Blue Jays roll to 7-2 win

10/26/2014

The Ontario Blue Jays (3-1) scored four in the 4th and three in the 5th in their 7-2 win over the South Texas Sliders (0-2-1) Sunday morning at the Roger Dean Complex. 

Nick Howie (2015, Oakville, ON) led the Blue Jays with two hits, including a double from the leadoff spot. He also walked, stole a base and scored a run. From the Sliders' leadoff spot, Beau O'Hara (2015, Katy, TX) also had two hits and two RBI. 

C/RHP Darren Shred (2015, Brampton, ON) struck out the side in an inning of relief for Ontario. The 6-foot-3, 200-pounder worked in the 87-90 mph range with life. Texas A&M commit OF/RHP Logan Foster (2016, Lincoln, NE) fired strikes at 86-88 mph in his brief relief appearance for the Sliders.

Noviello leads Syracuse's 5-4 comeback win

10/26/2014

Syracuse Sports Zone (3-2) scored three runs in the bottom of the 6th to complete the 5-4 comeback win over the Dallas Patriots (0-3) Sunday morning at the Roger Dean Complex. Maine commit Andrew Noviello (2015, Raynham, MA) tied the game with a two-run triple and later scored on an error to put Syracuse on top. Noviello displayed a fluid stoke with excellent bat speed and leverage in his swing. 

Jack Weiller (2015, Waccabuc, NY) went 2-for-2 with a walk, a stolen base, an RBI and two runs scored. 

Boston College commit RHP Jacob Stevens (2015, Darien, CT) started and pitched 2.0 innings for Syracuse, striking out two. He showed good command and projectable stuff, firing strikes at 87-91 mph with riding life. Stevens also flashed a good 12/6 curve in the mid-70s.

Penn commit RHP Jake Nelson (2015, Hopkinton, NH), RHP Michael Brettell (2015, Fonthill, ON), RHP Austin Shields (2015, Dundas, ON) and RHP Andrew White (2015, Amherst, NY) all pitched 1.0 inning of relief for Syracuse. Nelson flashed a heavy sinking fastball at 87-90 mph with a 12/6 curve in the low-70s. Brettell worked in the 85-89 mph range and showed good command of his upper-70s changeup with armside run. Shields flashed a 12/6 curve in the low-70s while firing strikes at 83-87 mph, and White worked from a deceptive delivery at 86 mph.

Shaw's walk-off double caps 9ers' 9-8 comeback W

10/26/2014

Josh Shaw (2015, Wayne, NJ) hit a walk-off RBI double to lift 9ers Prime (2-1-1) to a 9-8 win over the Toronto Blue Jays Scout Team (0-4) Sunday morning at the Roger Dean Complex. Each team scored in five of the six innings, producing a wild back-and-forth contest.

Shaw, a St. John's commit, went 2-for-4 with the game-winning double and a triple. He drove in two and scored twice. In the field, Shaw displayed a good arm. Teammate Evan Madigan (2016, Point Plesant, NJ) went 2-for-2 with an RBI. 

For Toronto, Tulane commit Anthony Forte (2015, Hoffman Estates, IL) went 2-for-3 with a home run and two runs scored. He drove the ball with regular contact and showed a live bat. Teammate and Oklahoma commit Mike Hickman (2015, Katy, TX) also went 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI. Hickman displayed a fluid stroke with power to all fields.

LHP Bryan Hudson (2015, Godfrey, IL) started and pitched 2.1 innings for Toronto, striking out four. The 6-foot-7, 205-pound southpaw worked in the 86-88 mph range with a plus curve in the upper-70s. Teammate and UCF commit LHP Samuel Crocker (2015, Merritt Island, FL) struck out a pair in his inning of work, firing strikes at 85-87 mph. He also flashed a low-70s curve. RHP Jordan Humphreys (2015, Crystal River, FL) worked in the 87-89 mph range with a low-80s curve in his inning of relief.

St. John's commit RHP Michael LoPresti (2015, Wayne, NJ) was in the 84-87 mph range in 1.1 innings. LoPresti also showed a mid-70s changeup and a mid-70s curve.

2015 RHP K's 13 in Panthers' 6-1 win

10/26/2014

College of Charleston commit Aaron Pilkington (2016, Waxhaw, NC) and David Nash (2015, Monroe, NC) each recorded two hits for the South Charlotte Panthers (3-0) in their 6-1 win over the PG Crimson Bandits (0-4) Sunday morning at the Roger Dean Complex. Pilkington doubled and scored a run, while Nash tripled. Teammate AJ Bumpass (2015, Rougemont, NC) went 1-for-1 with two walks and three stolen bases. 

RHP Austin Leonard (2015, Matthews, NC) struck out 13 in 6.2 innings for the Panthers. The 6-foot-2, 185-pounder worked in the 80-83 mph range, peaking at 85. Leonard also flashed an upper-70s breaking pitch and an upper-70s changeup.

O's rally to 5-2 win

10/26/2014

The On Deck O's (2-1) rallied with three in the 5th an two in the 6th to complete the 5-2 comeback win over Baseball U Tucci Lumber (0-4) Sunday morning at the Roger Dean Complex. 

Boone Owenby (2015, Gastonia, NC) led the O's with two hits and a stolen base, and teammate Conner Anderson (2015, Gastonia, NC) went 1-for-2 with two RBI. Alex Kirilloff (2016, New Kensington, PA) led Baseball U with two hits and two RBI. 

RHP Chris Farrell (2015, Great Falls, VA) started and pitched 4.0 one-hit innings for Baseball U, striking out six. Farrell worked in the 84-88 mph range with life, and mixed in a mid-70s changeup and mid-70s curve.

Stars shine in Houston's 7-0 win

10/26/2014

The Houston Banditos (2-2) scored in four different innings in their 7-0 win over the Chattanooga Cyclones (0-3) Sunday morning at the Roger Dean Complex. Texas commits Kody Clemens (2015, Houston, TX) and Ryan Reynolds (2016, Monroe, LA) recorded two hits each for the Banditos. 

Texas A&M commit Nash Walters (2015, Lindale, TX) truck out a pair in 1.2 innings for Houston. The 6-foot-4, 190-pounder displayed a quick arm and smooth delivery, firing strikes at 88-91 mph, peaking at 92 with life. Walters also flashed an upper-60s curve. Teammate and Long Beach State commit LHP Jacob Hughey (2015, Long Beach, CA) tossed a scoreless inning, working in the 85-88 mph range. The southpaw also flashed a low-70s changeup.

Rookies rally with 3-run 7th to beat Chandler, 5-2

10/26/2014

The Mid-Atlantic Rookies (1-2) scored three runs in the top of the 7th to secure a 5-2 win over Chandler World (3-2) Sunday morning at the Roger Dean Complex.

Jarad Clevenger (2015, Tallahassee, FL) and Cameron Comer (2015, Powell, OH) recorded two hits each for the Rookies. Chandler's Travis Blankenhorn (2015, Pottsville, PA) and Loyola Marymount commit Dalton Blumenfeld (2015, Los Angeles, CA) added two hits of their own. Blankenhorn showed a patient approach and a live bat. 

Kansas commit RHP Jackson Goddard (2015, Tulsa, OK) struck out five in 3.1 innings for Chandler. The 6-foot-3, 200-pounder showed an effortless arm action and bulldog mentality on the mound, firing strikes at 87-89 mph, peaking at 90. Goddard also flashed a plus 1/7 curve in the mid-70s, and an upper-70s changeup. Teammate and Notre Dame commit C/RHP Sam Ferri (2016, Norridge, IL) was in the 87-88 mph range in his brief relief appearance.

Braves improve to 3-1 with 10-0 win

10/26/2014

Seven different players recorded a hit for the Richmond Braves (3-1) in their 10-0 win over Georgia PG Texas Orange (1-3) Sunday morning at the Roger Dean Complex.

Jack Morris (2015, Ruckersville, VA) and Kieton Rivers (2015, Suffolk, VA) each recorded two hits and an RBI for the Braves. Morris also stole two bases and scored twice, showing good bat speed at the plate, a quick first step on the bases, and a leadoff approach. Rivers displayed good bat speed and a confident approach. In the field he showed soft hands and a quick release. Teammate Chandler Redmond (2015, Middletown, MD) went 1-for-4 with a double and two RBI. Redmond showed power potential with good extension and lift in his swing.


For Georgia, Christopher Hummel (2016, Marietta, GA) and Cameron Hearn (2015, Atlanta, GA) recorded two hits each. Hummel showed a patient approach at the plate with a fluid stroke. Hearn displayed a line drive swing plane and moved down the line well.

Liberty commit OF/LHP Khalil Lee (2016, Centreville, VA) pitched a complete game shutout for the Braves, striking out nine and walking none. He threw 58 of 78 pitches for strikes (74 percent). Lee displayed an effortless arm action and smooth delivery, firing strikes from an overtop arm angle at 83-87 mph. He maintained his arm speed when offering a good changeup in the low-80s, and also flashed an upper-70s curve.

Santillan leads Mustangs past PG Vegas Gold

10/25/2014

The Dallas Mustangs defeated the Northeast PG Vegas Gold 10-4 to pick up their first win of the tournament.  Texas Tech commit, Antonio Santillan (2015, Seguin HS, TX), led the way for the Mustangs' offense showing good bat speed and extension going 1-3 with 2 RBI.  Steele Walker (2015, Prosper HS, TX), an Oklahoma commit, also showed well using a spray approach and a good eye to go 1-2 with 2 runs scored, 2 RBI and 1 walk.  Nic Motley (2015, Southlake Carroll HS, TX) added in a 1-2 day at the plate with 1 run scored, 1 RBI and 1 stolen base.

Georgetown commit, Jack Cushing (2015, Marcus HS, TX), picked up the win for the Mustangs tossing 1 inning of relief allowing 2 walks and striking out 1 batter.  Cushing featured an 83-85/86 mph fastball and mixed in mid 70's curveball.  

For the PG Vegas Gold, Kenneth Moreno-Costa (2016, Somerset Academy Charter HS, FL) showed good plate coverage and good bat speed as he went 2-4 with 1 double and 1 run scored.  

Heat defeat Juice

10/25/2014

The Houston Heat defeated Chet Lemon's Juice 5-0 to improve to 2-0-1 in the tournament.  Anthony Pagano (2015, Atascocita HS, TX) started and earned the win for the Heat tossing 7 shutout innings allowing just 1 hit and 1 walk, while striking out an impressive 11 batters.  Pagano featured an 84-87/89 mph fastball and mixed in a 75-77 mph curveball.  He also had a strong day at the plate going 2-3 with 1 RBI.  

Barrett Koerselman (2015, Huntsville HS, TX) led the way for the Heat offense going 1-3 with 1 run scored and 2 RBI.  Caleb Morris (2015, Spring HS, TX), a Houston commit, added in a 2-3 day with 1 run scored and 1 stolen base.  Texas commit, Tyler Rand (2015, Langham Creek HS, TX), also impressed going 2-3 with 1 run scored.  

For the Juice, Ole Miss commit, Ryan Olenek (2015, Trinity Preparatory HS, FL), took the tough-luck-loss going 7 innings allowing just 2 runs on 6 hits and 2 walks, while recording 7 strikeouts.  Olenek featured an 86-89/90 mph fastball and mixed in a 69-73 mph curveball, a 71-73 mph slider and a 79-81 mph changeup. 


Case leads PG Teal to W

10/25/2014

Texas PG Teal defeated Baseball U Tucci Lumber 2-1 to improve their record to 2-0-1 in the tournament.  Cash Case (2017, Montverde Academy HS, FL) led the way for the PG Teal showing a short, compact swing and excellent bat speed going 2-2 with 1 double, 1 run scored, 1 RBI and 1 walk.  Alex Jackson (2016, Marcus HS, TX) also impressed going 1-3 with 1 double and 1 RBI.  

Alabama commit, Dylan Duarte (2015, Calallen HS, TX), started and earned the win for the PG Teal going 3 shutout innings allowing just 2 hits and 2 walks, while striking out 4 batters.  Duarte used a short arm action and featured an 83-86/87 mph fastball and mixed in a 67-71 mph curveball

For the Lumber, Ben Pelletier (2016, Homeschool, CAN) went 1-2 with 2 stolen bases and 1 walk.  

Blaze win over Redskins

10/25/2014

The DBacks Langley Blaze defeated the Midland Redskins 6-4 to pick up their first win of the tournament.  Mike Gordon (2015, St Ignatius of Loyola HS, ON) helped power the Blaze offense showing a short, compact swing and a live bat going 1-3 with a 2-run home run.  Robert Hemer (2015, Akron Comm East HS, BC) also impressed going 1-1 with 1 run scored, 1 RBI and 1 walk.  

William McAffer (2015, Sentinel Secondary HS, BC) started and earned the win for the Blaze going 4 innings allowing 4 runs, but only 1 earned, on 6 hits and 1 walk, while striking out 7 batters.  McAffer featured an 84-88/89 mph fastball and mixed in a 75-78 mph curveball and a 79-83 mph changeup.  

For the Redskins, Virginia Tech commit, Gavin Lux (2016, Indian Trail Academy HS, WI), showed good bat speed and extension going 1-3 with a solo home run and Georgia Tech commit, Chase Murray, (2016, Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy HS, OH) went 1-3 with 2 RBI and 1 stolen base.  

Lee leads Braves to W

10/25/2014

The Richmond Braves defeated the Royals Scout Team 7-3 to improve their record to 2-1 in the tournament.  Liberty commit, Kahlil Lee (2016, Flint Hill HS, VA), led the way for the Braves' offense using an aggressive approach and showing good bat speed as he went 1-4 with 1 triple, 1 run scored and 3 RBI.  Eamonn Collins (2015, Rappahannock HS, VA) added in a 2-3 day at the plate using a short, compact swing with 1 double and 2 RBI.  Kieton Rivers (2015, Nanesmond River HS, VA), a Costal Carolina commit,  also impressed with good bat speed going 1-2 with 1 run scored, 1 RBI, 2 stolen bases and 1 walk.  

ODU commit, Jack Jett (2015, Northcumberland HS, VA), started and earned the win for the Braves tossing 4 innings allowing 3 runs, 2 earned, on 6 hits and 3 walks, while striking out 4 batters.  Jett used an online delivery and attacked hitters with an aggressive 82-86/87 mph fastball and mixed in a plus 72-76 mph curveball.  

For the Royals Scout Team, Trey Dawson (2015, Hurricane HS, WV) used a balanced swing and confident approach to go 3-4 with 1 run scored.  Georgia commit, Chad Smith (2015, South Gwinnet HS, GA), showed good leverage in his swing to go with good bat speed as he went 2-4 with 1 stolen base and Zeke Dodson (2015, Tift County HS, GA) used an aggressive approach and gap power to go 2-4 with 1 RBI.   

Collard swings CBA past Lumber

10/25/2014

The CBA Marucci defeated the Baseball U Tucci Lumber 10-3 to remain undefeated at 3-0 in the tournament.  Kevin Collard (2015, Rancho Buena Vista HS, CA), a San Diego commit, helped power the CBA offense using an aggressive approach and a short, compact swing going 1-2 with a 2-run home run.  Tennessee commit, Chris Betts (2015, Wilson HS, CA), also impressed showing a fluid stroke as he went 2-4 with 1 double and 2 RBI.  UCLA commt, Tyler Nevin (2015, Poway HS, CA), added in a 1-2 day at the plate showing a quick bat with 2 runs scored and 1 walk.  

Oregon commit, Kyle Robeniol (2015, Los Osos HS, CA), started and earned the win for CBA going 5 innings allowing 2 runs, 1 earned, on 7 hits and 2 walks, while striking out 5 batters.  Robeniol featured an 83-86/88 mph fastball and mixed in a 70-73 mph curveball with good depth and a 74-78 mph changeup that flashed potential.  

For the Lumber, Marist commit, Tyler Kapuscinski (2015, Colts Neck HS, NJ), went 2-3 with 1 double and 1 run scored, while Ben Pelletier (2016, Homeschool, CAN) and Liberty commit, Alex Kirilloff (2016, Plum HS, PA), each went 2-4 with 1 RBI.  

Cabrera leads PG Royal past Banditos

10/25/2014

The Central FL PG Royal defeated the Houston Banditos 5-4 to improve their record to 2-1 in the tournament.  Raul Cabrera (2015, Lake Nona HS, FL) led the way for the PG Royal offense going 2-2 with 3 RBI and 1 stolen base.  Luis Camacho (2015, Carols Beltran Baseball Academy HS, PR) added in a 2-3 day at the plate and Enrique Ferrer (2015, Barron Collier HS, FL), a Pittsburgh commit, went 1-1 with 1 double, 2 runs scored and 1 RBI.  Kyle Edler (2015, Winter Springs HS, FL) contributed a 2-2 performance with 1 run scored and 1 RBI.

Ryan Conroy (2015, Lemon Bay HS, FL) earned the win for the PG Royal tossing 2 shutout innings allowing 1 hit and 1 walk.  Conroy featured an 84-88 mph fastball and mixed in a 77-78 mph changeup.  

For the Banditos, Texas commit, Conner Capel (2016, Seven Lakes HS, TX), went 2-3 and fellow Texas commit, Ryan Reynolds (2016, Ouachita Christian HS, LA), went 1-3 with 1 run scored and 1 RBI.  

Sun Devils win over PG Red

10/25/2014

The Texas Sun Devils defeated the Midwest PG Red 6-5 to improve to 3-0-1 in the tournament.  Shane Selman (2015, Alfred M Barbe HS, LA) led the way for the Sun Devils' offense going 1-4 with 1 double, 1 run scored, 1 RBI and 1 stolen base.  Christian Rivera (2015, Escuela Ladislao Martinez HS, PR) collected 2 RBI and Sam Wheatley (2015, Kingwood HS, TX) went 1-2 with 1 run scored, 1 stolen base and 1 walk.    

Tyler Booth (2016, Alfred M Barbe HS, LA) earned the win for the Sun Devils throwing 3 no-hit innings allowing just 1 walk, while striking out 2 batters.  Booth featured a 79-81/82 mph fastball and mixed in a 71-72 mph curveball.  

For the PG Red, Grant Judkins (2016, Pella HS, IA) went 2-2 with 1 run scored, 2 RBI and 1 walk.  Wichita State commit, Alex Bohm (2015, Roncalli Catholic HS, NE), contributed a 1-2 day with 1 double, 1 run scored and 1 walk, while South Carolina commit, Joey Polak (2016, Quincy Notre Dame HS, IL), went 2-3 with 1 double and 2 runs scored.  

Tri-State Arsenal defeats PRBAHS

10/25/2014

Tri-State Arsenal defeated PRBAHS 8-6 to improve to 3-0 in the tournament.  Ryan Popp (2016, Brunswick HS, NY) led the way for the Arsenal offense going 1-2 with 1 run scored and 2 RBI.  Connor Redahan (2015, Middletown HS, RI), an Elon commit,  added in a 1-3 day with 2 RBI and Kentucky commit, Nicholas Shumpert (2015, Highlands Ranch HS, CO), went 1-4 with 1 double and 1 run scored.  AJ Wright (2015, Cherry Hill West HS, NJ) also impressed going 1-3 with 1 double, 2 runs scored and 1 stolen base.  

Hofstra commit, Justin Salem (2015, Bergen Catholic HS, NJ), started and earned the win for Arsenal going 5 innings allowing 3 runs on 6 hits and 2 walks, while striking out 6 batters.  Salem featured an 82-87/88 mph fastball and mixed in a 72-75 mph curveball and a 72-75 mph changeup.  

For PRBAHS, Luis O Davila (2015, Puerto Rico Baseball Academy HS, PR) went 1-3 with 1 double and 1 RBI. while Christian Sanjurjo (2015, Puerto Rico Baseball Academy HS, PR) went 2-3 with 1 RBI.  

Scorpions top Orioles

10/25/2014

The Orlando Scorpions/Mets Scout Team defeated the Tidewater Orioles 10-3 to remain undefeated in the tournament at 3-0.  South Carolina commit, Carlos A Cortes (2016, Oviedo HS, FL), led the way for the Scorpions' offense going 1-2 with 1 run scored, 2 RBI and 1 walk.  UCF commit, Matthew Mika (2015, Park Vista Community HS, FL), added in a 1-2 day at the plate with 1 double, 2 runs scored and 1 RBI.  Jackson Lueck (2015, Orangewood Christian HS, FL), a Florida State commit, also impressed going 1-3 with 2 RBI.  

The top ranked player in the 2015 class, Brendan Rogers (2015, Lake Mary HS, FL), a Florida State commit, shined defensively showing soft, sure hands and an accurate arm from the shortstop position and also scored 1 run offensively. 

Florida State commit, Tyler Holton (2015, Lincoln HS, FL), started the game for the Scorpions going 3 shutout innings allowing just 1 hit and no walks, while striking out 4 batters.  Holton showed an effortless arm action and set up hitters effectively with an 85-87/88 mph fastball and mixed in a late breaking 75 mph curveball, short breaking 79-81 mph slider and a deceptive 74-77 mph changeup.  

For the Orioles, Jason Sullivan (2015, St Francis HS, IL), a CMU commit, went 2-3 with 1 double and Brandon Fraley (2016, Caravel Academy HS, DE) went 1-2 with 1 double, 1 RBI and 1 walk.  

Reds win despite being out-hit 10-4

10/25/2014

The Reds Midwest Scout Team (3-0) scored seven runs on four hits and eight walks in their 7-4 win ver PG Team Northeast (0-2) Saturday morning at the Roger Dean Complex.

RHP Anthony Holubecki (2016, Elburn, IL) started and pitched 3.0 innings for the Reds, holding Team Northeast to just one hit. Holubecki, a Notre Dame commit, showed control to both sides of the plate and he grooved his plus fastball at 85-90 mph. He also flashed a low-70s changeup with armside run. Teammate and Missouri commit LHP Ty Shoaff (2015, Cuyahoga Falls, OH) tossed 2.0 innings, working in the 80-86 mph range with a low-70s breaking pitch. RHP Trey Schramm (2015, Pine Grove, IL) showed a quick arm, working fast and attacking hitters at 84-86 mph in his 2.0 innings. Schramm also showed a low-70s breaking pitch.

David Yann (2015, Pipersville, PA) and Alan Marrero (2016, San Juan, PR) each had two hits for Team Northeast. Yann doubled, tripled and walked from the three-hole in the lineup. Marrero went 2-for-3 with a double and two RBI.

Notre Dame commit Cole Daily (2015, Springfield, IL) showed a selective eye and good plate discipline, going 0-for-1 with three walks from the Reds' leadoff spot. Daily also stole a base, scored a run and drove in another. 

D-BAT wins over PG Crimson Bandits

10/25/2014

D-BAT defeated PG Crimson Bandits 9-2 to pick up their first win of the tournament.  Jackson Nicholas (2016, Central Heights HS, TX) led the way for the D-BAT offense going 1-1 with 1 triple, 1 run scored and 2 RBI.  Hudson Sanchez (2016, Southlake Carroll HS, TX), a Texas A&M commit, added in a 1-2 day at the plate with 1 double, 2 runs scored and 1 walk.  Brad Czerniejewski (2017, Lake Forest HS, IL) also impressed going 1-2 with 1 run scored and 1 RBI.  

Isaac Schlabach (2015, Timber Creek HS, TX) started and earned the win for D-BAT going 3 innings allowing 2 unearned runs on 2 hits and 2 walks, while striking out 8 batters.  Schlabach showed a quick arm and a deceptive delivery with a good 84-87/89 mph fastball and mixed in a 74-76 mph curveball and a good 77-78 mph changeup.  

For the Bandits, James Wise (2015, Tottenville HS, NY) went 1-2 with 1 run scored.  

10/25/2014

The Palm Beach PAL defeated Perfect Game White 7-2 to improve to 3-1 in the tournament.  Edmond Americaan (2016, Trinity Christian Academy HS, FL) led the way for Palm Beach showing good bat speed as he went 1-3 with 1 double and 1 RBI.  Shadrach Meulens (2015, Trinity Christian Academy HS, FL) added in a 1-3 day with 1 double, 1 run scored and 1 RBI as well.  Jowenrick Daantji (2015, Trinity Christian Academy HS, FL) also impressed going 2-3 with 1 run scored and 1 RBI, while Florida commit, Hunter Bowling (2015, American Heritage HS, FL), went 1-4 with 1 run scored and 2 RBI.

Zakary Sprankle (2016, Jupiter HS, FL) started and earned the win for Palm Beach going 2 innings allowing 1 unearned run on 2 hits and 1 walk, while striking out 1 batter.  Sprankle featured an 81-84 mph fastball and mixed in a 70-72 mph curveball and a 78 mph changeup.  

For Perfect Game White, Daigoro Otaka (2016, University of Detroit Jesuit HS, MI) wen 2-3 with 1 RBI and Riley Hebert (2015, Salisbury HS, LA) went 1-2 with 1 RBI and 1 walk.  

Zientarski powers PAL to 6-1 win

10/25/2014

Three different players recorded multi-hit efforts for Palm Beach PAL (2-1) in their 6-1 win over Team Mizuno Puerto Rico (0-3) Saturday morning at the Roger Dean Complex.

Zach Zientarski, (2016, Jupiter, FL) led the offensive charge, going 3-for-4 with a homer and four RBI. Teammate Hunter Bowling (2015, Lake Worth, FL) went 2-for-3 with a triple and a walk, and Jowenrick Daantji (2015, Boynton Beach, FL) went 2-for-4 with a double. Daantji covered a lot of ground in the outfield, and moved down the line quickly from home plate.

South Florida commit LHP Jovani Moran (2015, Sabana Grande, PR) started and pitched 4.0 innings for Team Mizuno, striking out seven. Moran worked in the 83-88 mph range, peaking at 90 and maintained his arm speed when throwing his upper-70s changeup with good sink. Teammate RHP Austin Figueroa (2015, Gurabo, PR) fanned four in 2.2 innings. His fastball sat at 85-87 from a high 3/4 arm angle. Figueroa also flashed an upper-60s curve with 12/6 break.

The Rays Scout Team won over the Cyclones

10/25/2014

The Rays Scout Team defeated the Chattanooga Cyclones 7-0 to improve to 2-1 in the tournament.  Devin Foyle (2015, Fountain Hills HS, AZ) led the way for the Rays Scout Team offense going 2-3 with 2 doubles, 2 runs scored and 2 RBI.  Cesar Salazar (2015, Sahuaro HS, AZ) also impressed staying inside the ball well and showing good bat speed going 2-4 with 1 run scored, 2 RBI and 1 stolen base.  Jeffrey Chandler (2015, Desert Mountain HS, AZ) also impressed going 1-3 with 1 double and 1 RBI, while Arizona State commit, Blake Perkins (2015, Verrado HS, AZ), showed a live bat and excellent bat speed going 2-4 with 2 runs scored and 1 stolen base.  

Samule Messina (2015, Chaparral HS, AZ) started and earned the win for the Rays Scout Team going 4 shutout innings allowing just 1 hit and no walks, while striking out 6 batters. Messina showed good command and a solid arm action with his 85-88 mph fastball that had good life, a late breaking 73-77 mph slider and a deceptive good sinking 79-81 mph changeup.  

For the Cyclones, Hunter Mercer (2015, Baylor HS, TN) went 1-2 with 1 double.  

Stowe powers Bandits to 8-0 win

10/25/2014

Nine different players recorded a hit for the South Florida Bandits (1-2) in their 8-0 win over NJ PG Kelly Green (0-3) Saturday morning at the Roger Dean Complex. 

Braxton Stowe (2016, Lake Worth, FL) led the offensive output for South Florida, going 1-for-2 with a homer and three RBI. Stowe showed a short, compact swing, plus good plate coverage and bat speed. Teammates Sean Carew (2015, Northfield, NJ) and Chase Reyes (2015, Coral Springs, FL) added extra-base hits of their own, each recording a double. Carew showed a quick, live bat and an aggressive approach at the plate.

Blue Jays defeat SVG Arsenal

10/25/2014

The Atlanta Blue Jays defeated SVG Arsenal 9-1 to even their record at 2-2 in the tournament.  Houston commit, Nick Slaughter (2016, Klein HS, TX), led the way for the Blue Jays' offense going 2-3 with 2 run scored and 1 RBI.  David Posas (2015, Valdosta HS, GA) also showed well going 1-3 with 2 runs scored and 1 RBI.  Myles Moran (2015, American Heritage HS, FL) added in a 1-1 day at the plate with 1 run scored, 1 RBI and 1 walk.  

Tyler Bouget (2016, Bridge City HS, TX) earned the win for the Blue Jays tossing a perfect inning of relief and striking out the side.  Buoget featured an 84-85 mph fastball and mixed in a mid 70's curveball.  

For Arsenal, Zachary Barnes (2015, San Jacinto HS, CA) went 1-2 with 1 double and 1 run scored.  

PG Purple and Mountain West tie

10/25/2014

The Orlando PG Purple tied the Mountain West '14 3-3.  

Offensively for PG Purple, Justin Gesek (2015, The Bolles HS, FL) went 1-1 with 1 double and 2 RBI.

South Florida commit, Kyle Cross (2015, Lake Brantley HS, FL), was the PG Purple starter and tossed 3 1-hit innings allowing no runs and no walks, while striking out 1 batter.  Cross featured an 84-88 mph fastball and mixed in a 71-73 mph curveball.  

Ryan McCarthy (2015, Air Academy HS, CO) led the way for the Mountain West offense going 1-3 with 1 double, 1 run scored and 1 RBI.  Logan Soole (2015, Monarch HS, CO) added in a 1-3 day with 1 double and 1 stolen base.  

The Mountain West starter, Jake Eissler (2016, Thunderridge HS, CO), tossed 4 shutout innings allowing just 1 hit and no walks, while striking out 7 batters.  Eissler featured an 85-89/90 mph fastball and mixed in a 72-74 mph curveball and a 79-82 mph changeup.  


New York edges South Texas, 2-1

10/25/2014

New York PG Maroon (1-2) scored in the top of the 7th to beat the South Texas Sliders (0-1-1) 2-1 Saturday morning at the Roger Dean Complex.

Kevin Kopps (2015, Sugar Land, TX) led all players with two hits, including a double, for the Sliders. He also walked, stole a base and drove in a run. Teammates Beau O'Hara (2015, Katy, TX) and David Anaya (2016, Brownsville, TX) also doubled. 

For New York, Stephen Nigro (2015, Mount Vernon, NY) went 1-for-3 with two runs. 

2B/RHP Bernardo Martinez (2015, Laredo, TX) flashed the game's top velocity, working at 86-88 mph in his brief relief appearance. Martinez also showed a good curve in the low-70s.

5-run inning keys Northwest's 9-0 win

10/25/2014

Keyed by a five-run 4th inning, Baseball Northwest (2-1) beat All Star Baseball Academy (1-1) 9-0 Saturday morning at the Roger Dean Complex.

Nathan Blakeney (2016, High Point, NC) led the Northwest offense, going 3-for-3 with a double, a triple and five RBI. He displayed excellent bat speed and a linedrive swing plane at the plate. In the field, he showed a good first step and an accurate arm.

Washington commit Rex Stephan (2015, Seattle, WA) went 2-for-3 with a walk and three runs from the leadoff spot. Teammate and Tacoma CC commit Taylor Adams (2015, Lacey, WA) went 1-for-4 with two runs and two RBI. 

RHP Connor Hock (2015, Green Bay, WI) started and pitched 5.0 one-hit innings for Northwest, striking out five. The 6-foot-3, 190-pounder was around the plate with his pitches, including an 85-89 mph heater, peaking at 90. He also flashed a low-80s slider. Teammate RHP Mitchell Carroll (2015, Coral Springs, FL) tossed a scoreless inning of relief. He showed a balanced delivery while working in the 84-87 mph range. 

Chicago collects 10 hits in 4-2 win

10/25/2014

Chicago Scouts Association (1-2) pounded-out 10 hits in their 4-2 win over South Florida PG Navy (1-2) Saturday morning at the Roger Dean Complex.

Jeremy Houston (2016, Dolton, IL) and Western Illinois commit Jimmy Perkins (2015, Cary, IL) each went 2-for-3 for Chicago. Teammate Jack Suwinski (2016, Chicago, IL) went 1-for-3 with a home run and a walk. Suwinski displayed a live bat and gap power at the plate. In the field, he showed solid defensive tools and the ability to cover a lot of ground.

Alejandro Toral (2017, Davie, FL) went 1-for-2 with a walk, a home run and two RBI for South Florida. The 6-foot-1, 205-pound left-handed hitter showed off his raw power and potential. 

Arizona State commit RHP Liam Jenkins (2015, Mokena, IL) started and pitched 4.0 innings for Chicago. The 6-foot-8, 225-pounder flashed projectable stuff, attacking hitters at 87-90 mph, peaking at 91 with armside run and cut. Jenkins also flashed a low-70s curve.

Deas leads Warhwaks to W

10/25/2014

The Ohio Warhawks defeated the Dirtbags 5-2 to remain undefeated at 3-0 in the tournament.  Auburn commit, Daino Deas (2015, Parkview HS, GA), led the way for the Warhawks' offense using a sound, patient approach at the plate and gap power as he went 2-3 with 1 run scored and 2 RBI.  Nicholas Quintana (2016, Arbor View HS, NV), a Southern Cal commit, also impressed showing good bat speed and power potential as he went 1-2 with 1 double, 2 RBI, 1 stolen base and 1 walk.  Brandon Wluff (2015, Bishop Gorman HS, NV), a Stanford commit, added in a 2-3 performance at the plate using a sound approach and showing raw power.   

Terell McCall II (2015, Stephenson HS, GA) started and earned the win for the Warhawks tossing 4 no-hit innings allowing just 2 walks, while striking out 5 batters.  McCall featured an 82-86/87 mph fastball and mixed in a 70-75 mph slider.  

For the Dirtbags, NC State commit, Steven Oakley (2015, C E Jordan HS, NC), went 1-2 with 1 double, 1 run scored and 1 walk.  Teammate Eric Jenkins, UNC-Wilmington commit, (2015, West Columbus HS, NC) paced the Dirtbags offense, going 2-for-4 with a run scored. He showed good bat speed combined with a balanced swing.

Panthers top Sandlot Scout Team

10/25/2014

The South Charlotte Panthers defeated the Sandlot Scout Team 2-0 to improve their record to 2-0 in the tournament.  Aaron Pilkington (2016, Ardrey Kell HS, NC) led the way for the Panthers' offense showing a short, compact swing and excellent bat speed going 1-2 with a solo home run and 1 walk.  Andrew Moritz (2015, Providence HS, NC), a UNC Greensboro commit, showed good plate coverage and used an aggressive approach going 2-2 at the plate with 1 double, 1 run scored and 1 walk.  UNC commit, Josh Hiatt (2015, Providence HS, NC), also impressed as he stayed inside the ball well and showed a quick bat as he went 2-3 with 1 RBI.  

UNC commit, Evan Odum (2016, Lumberton HS, NC), earned the win for the Panthers tossing 2 2/3 shutout innings allowing 1 hit and 5 walks, while striking out 1 batter.  Odum changed speeds and used a deceptive, online delivery on the mound a featured an 81-86/87 mph good fastball.  

For the Sandlot Scout Team, Oklahoma commit, Austin Hansen (2015, Olathe Northwest HS, KS), used a quiet hitting approach and good bat speed to go 1-2 with 1 double.  

Kassowitz knocks in 2 as GBG Marucci win

10/25/2014

GBG Marucci defeated the Mid-Atlantic Rookies 9-2 to remain undefeated at 3-0 in the tournament.  Matthew Kassowitz (2015, Santa Monica HS, CA) led the way for the GBG offense going 2-3 with 1 run scored, 2 RBI and 1 walk.  Will Proctor (2016, Mira Costa HS, CA), a Georgia commit, added in a 1-2 day at the plate with 1 double, 2 runs scored and 2 walks.  UNC commit, Brendan Illies (2015, Puyallup HS, WA), also showed well going 2-4 with 1 double and 2 runs scored.  

Stanford commit, Jack Little (2016, Bishop Gorman HS, NV), started and earned the win for GBG going 5 innings allowing 2 runs, 1 earned, on 5 hits and no walks, while striking out 9 batters.  Little featured an 84-89/90 mph fastball and mixed in a 70-72 mph curveball, 79-82 mph slider.  

For the Rookies, Maryland commit, Billy Phillips (2015, St. Mark's HS, DE) went 1-3 with 2 RBI.  

Team effort leads Dallas Tigers to 5-2 win

10/25/2014

Keyed by a four-run 5th inning, the Dallas Tigers (3-0-1) beat the St. Louis Pirates/Midwest Mets Scout Team (2-2) 5-2 Saturday morning at the Roger Dean Complex.

TCU commit Zachary Humphreys (2016, Desoto, TX), Michael Berglund (2016, Corpus Christi, TX) and Christian Ross Cadena (2017, Southlake, TX) recorded two hits each for Dallas. Humphreyes also doubled, walk, stole a base and scored twice from the leadoff spot. Cadena tripled and drove in a run.

For St. Louis, Missouri State commit Jeremy Eierman (2015, Warsaw, MO) went 3-for-4 with two doubles. Teammate and Illinois commit Luke Shilling (2015, Clakston, MI) went 2-for-4 and scored twice.

Dallas Baptist commit 3B/RHP Ray Gaither (2016, Coppell, TX) started and pitched 4.0 innings for the Tigers, striking out seven. His fastball sat in the 86-90 mph with an upper-70s slider. Teammate and fellow Dallas Baptist commit RHP Shayne Nance (2015, Rockwall, TX) worked in the 89-90 mph range in his 1.0 inning of relief.

Astros top PG Royal

10/25/2014

The East Cobb Astros defeated the Central FL PG Royal 7-5 to improve their record to 2-1 in the tournament.  Joseph Odachowski (2017, Mount Pisgah Christian HS, GA) led the way for the Astros' offense going 1-3, 2 RBI and 1 stolen base.  James Kirklin III (2016, North Cobb HS, GA) added in a 2-3 day at the plate with 1 run scored.  Leadoff man, Chaz Wittingham (2016, Arabia Mountain HS, GA), scored 2 runs, stole 1 base and earned 2 walks.

Cole Ganopulos (2016, Eagle's Landing Christian Academy HS, GA) started and earned the win for the Astros going 4 shutout innings allowing just 2 hits and no walks, while striking out 4 batters.  Ganopulos featured an 83-86/87 mph fastball and mixed in a 72-76 mph curveball.  

For the PG Royal, Robert Lopez (2015, George W Jenkins HS, FL) went 2-3 with 1 double and 1 RBI, while Connor Slagill (2015, Plant City HS, FL) went 2-3 with 1 RBI.  

Sun Devils move past Bulls

10/25/2014

The Texas Sun Devils defeated the Lids Indiana Bulls 9-4 to improve to 2-0-1 in the tournament.  Gavin Johnson (2015, O'Connor HS, TX), a Rice commit, helped power the Sun Devils' offense going 1-1 with a 3-run home run.  Nicholls State commit, Ethan Valdez (2015, William J Brennan HS, TX), also impressed going 1-4 with 2 RBI.  Christian Rivera (2015, Escuela Ladislao Martinez HS, PR) added in a 1-3 day at the plate with 2 runs scored and 1 RBI.  

Adam Goree (2017, Alfred M Barbe HS, LA) earned the win for the Sun Devils tossing 2 innings allowing 1 run on 3 hits and 1 walk, while striking out 1 batter.  Goree featured a 78-85 mph fastball and mixed in a 67-72 mph curveball.  

For the Bulls, Purdue commit, Mitchell Garrity (2016, Perry Meridian HS, IN), went 2-3 with 1 run scored and 2 RBI, while Kentucky commit, TJ Collett (2016, Terre Haute North Vigo HS, IN), went 3-3.  

High velo arms showcased in East Cobb's 5-1 win

10/25/2014

High velo arms dominated in East Cobb Baseball's (3-0) 5-1 win over Syracuse Sports Zone (2-2) Saturday morning at the Roger Dean Complex.

Clemson commit RHP Zach Goodman (2015, Kennesaw, GA) started and pitched 4.1 innings for East Cobb, recording 11 strikeouts. His fastball sat in the 86-88 mph range, peaking at 90. Goodman also flashed an upper-70s curve. Teammate RHP Brooks Buckler (2015, Norcross, GA) fanned four in 2.2 innings. The 6-foot-4, 195-pounder worked in the 85-87 mph range, with an upper-70s curve.

UCONN commit RHP Ronnie Rossomando (2015, Stratford, CT) started and pitched 2.0 innings for Syracuse, working in the 86-88 mph range. He also showed a mid-70s curve. Morgan McSweeney (2016, Hudson, MA) pitched 1.0 inning, firing bullets at 88-90. McSweeney also flashed a low-80s changeup and a low-70s curve. Vandy commit RHP Ian Anderson (2016, Rexford, NY) struck out six in 3.0 innings, throwing strikes at 86-90 mph with a curve in the upper-70s. RHP Thomas Lane (2015, Georgetown, MA) fanned a pair in the final inning, working in the 83-88 mph range with an upper-70s curve.

Canes defeat Blue Jays Scout Team

10/25/2014

The Evoshield Canes defeated the Toronto Blue Jays Scout Team 7-2 to remain undefeated at 3-0 in the tournament.  UNC commit, Desmond Lindsay (2015, Out-Of-Door Academy HS, FL), led the way for the Canes' offense going 1-4 with 1 triple, 1 run scored and 1 RBI.  Ryan Karstetter (2015, IMG Academy HS, PA), a Virginia commit, added in a 1-2 day with 1 double, 2 runs scored and 1 walk.  South Carolina commit, Brad Debo (2016, Orange HS, NC), also impressed going 1-3 with 2 RBI.  

South Carolina commit, Logan Allen (2015, IMG Academy HS, MD), earned the win for the Canes out of the bullpen going 2 strong innings allowing just 1 hit and 2 walks, while striking out 4 batters.  Allen showed good command and set up hitters with an aggressive 87-89 mph fastball.  He also mixed in a 69-71 mph curveball that had good depth and a 75-78 mph deceptive changeup.   

For the Blue Jays Scout Team, Tyler Willaims (2015, Raymond S. Kellis HS, AZ) used an aggressive approach going 1-2 with 1 stolen base and Jacksonville commit, Dakota Julylia (2015, Summit Christian HS, FL), went 1-3 with 1 RBI.  

Cardinals Scout Team/FTB defeats Bandits

10/25/2014

The Cardinals Scout Team/FTB Chandler defeated the South Florida Bandits 4-1 to improve their record to 3-0 in the tournament.  Jason Heinrich (2015, River Ridge HS, FL), a UCF commit, helped power the Cardinals Scout Team/FTB offense going 1-3 with a solo home run.  Bo Bichette (2016, Lakewood HS, FL) used a short, compact swing and good bat speed to go 1-2 at the plate with 1 triple, 1 run scored, 2 RBI, 1 stolen base and 1 walk.  

Miami commit, Brandon McCabe (2017, Boynton Beach Community HS, FL), earned the win in relief for the Cardinals Scout Team/FTB tossing 1 2/3 shutout innings allowing no hits and just 1 walk, while striking out 1 batter.  McCabe featured an 88-89/90 mph fastball and mixed in a 75-78 mph curveball and a 77-78 mph slider.  

For the Bandits, Cole Dubet (2015, Elev8 Sports Institute HS, FL) went 1-3 with 1 double and 1 RBI.  

Team Rawlings wins over Blue Jays

10/25/2014

Team Rawlings defeated the Ontario Blue Jays 5-2 to remain undefeated at 3-0 in the tournament.  Tyler Heinrichs (2015, Walton HS, GA), a Tulane commit, led the way for the Team Rawlings' offense going 2-3 with 1 RBI.  Kyle Jacobson (2017, Allatoona HS, GA) used a sound hitting approach and a quick bat to go 1-3 with 1 double and 1 run scored.  Georgia Tech commit, Carter Hall (2015, Wesleyan HS, GA), also impressed from the leadoff spot going 2-2 with 2 runs scored, 3 stolen bases and 1 walk.  

Georgia Tech commit, Tyler Stephenson (2015, Kennesaw Mountain HS, GA), started and earned the win for Team Rawlings throwing 2 shutout innings allowing just 1 hit and 3 walks, while striking out 3 batters.  Stephenson featured an 85-90 mph fastball and mixed in a 76-78 mph slider and a 78-84 mph changeup.  

For the Blue Jays, Royce Ando (2015, John Fraser HS, ON) went 2-2 with 1 double, 1 RBI and 2 walks,  

High velo arms on display in GBG's 2-1 win

10/25/2014

Ben Baird (2016, Agoura Hills, CA) doubled and drove in two runs for GBG Marucci in their 2-1 win over Chandler World Saturday morning at the Roger Dean Complex.

Oregon State commit LHP Ian Oxnevad (2015, Shoreline, WA) started and pitched 3.0 innings for GBG, working in the 86-88 mph range. He also flashed a low-80s slider and a mid-70s curve. Teammate RHP Cody Deason (2015, Ojai, CA) struck out eight in 4.0 scoreless innings. The Oregon commit fired strikes at 88-91 mph with a low-80s changeup.

For Chandler, RHP Will Neely (2015, Knoxville, TN) struck out six in 6.0 innings. The Tennessee commit worked in the 88-91 mph with a low-80s slider.

Team Evoshield tops Scorpions South

10/25/2014

Team Evoshield defeated the Scorpions South 9-1 to improve their record to 2-1-1 in the tournament.  Florida State commit, Josh Lowe (2016, Pope HS, GA), led the way for the Evoshield offense going 2-2 with 1 run scored, 1 RBI and 1 walk.  Joe Rizzo (2016, Oakton HS, VA), a South Carolina commit, showed a short, compact swing and a quick bat as he went in a 2-3 day at the plate with 2 runs scored, 1 RBI and 1 stolen base.  Florida commit, Austin Langworthy (2016, Williston HS, FL), also impressed as he stayed inside the ball well and showed good bat speed going 1-2 with 1 double and 1 run scored.  

Washington commit, Karsen Lindell (2015, West Linn HS, OR), started and earned the win for Evoshield going 4 shutout innings allowing just 2 hits and 1 walk, while recording 5 strikeouts.  Lindell pitched downhill and showed a long arm action with his 86-90/92 mph fastball and mixed in a 72-76 mph curveball.  

For the Scorpions, Florida State commit, Nick Derr (2016, IMG Academy HS, FL), went 1-1 with 2 stolen bases and 1 walk.  

9ers win over PG Columbia Blue

10/25/2014

The 9ers Prime defeated Miami PG Columbia Blue 13-0 to pick up their first win of the tournament.  Joe Silverstrone (2015, Freehold Twp HS, NJ) led the way for the 9ers' offense going 2-2 with 2 triples, 2 runs scored, 2 RBI, 1 stolen base and 1 walk.  Stony Brook commit, Brandon Janofsky (2015, Jackson Memorial HS, NJ), also impressed going 1-3 with 1 double, 2 runs scored, 1 RBI and 1 walk.  Max Goione (2015, Rumson Fair Haven Reg HS, NJ) added in a 1-3 day with 1 double, 2 runs scored and 3 RBI.  St John's commit, Gavin Garay (2015, John F Kennedy Catholic HS, NY), contributed a 1-2 performance with 2 RBI and 1 walk.  

Brett Hyers (2015, Toms River North HS, NJ) started and earned the win for the 9ers tossing 3 perfect innings and recording 2 strikeouts.  Hyers featured an 81-84 mph fastball and mixed in a 75-79 mph changeup and a 72-78 mph slider.  

For the PG Columbia Blue, Edgar Pages (2015, Ronald W. Reagan/Doral Senior HS, FL) and Carlos Pino (2015, Doral Academy Charter HS, FL) went 1-2.  

Stars shine in Texas/SGV 6-6 tie

10/25/2014

SGV Arsenal (1-0-1) scored one in the bottom of the 6th to salvage a 6-6 tie with the Texas Yankees Scout Team (2-0-1) Saturday morning at the Roger Dean Complex. 

Texas State commit Jonathan Ortega (2015, Victoria, TX) led all players with three hits, two runs scored and two RBI for the Yankees. He also stole a base. Ortega displayed a quick bat and sound, confident hitting approach. Teammate and Tennessee commit Ke'Bryan Hayes (2015, Tomball, TX) went 2-for-2 with a walk, a home run and two RBI. Hayes showed excellent bat speed with leverage in his swing.

Chipola College commit SS/RHP Tekwaan Whyte (2015, Stone Mountain, GA) started and pitched 3.0 innings for the Yankees, striking out six. He displayed an effortless arm action and smooth delivery, firing strikes with his plus fastball at 86-90 mph, peaking at 91. Whyte also flashed a low-80s curve with 1/7 break. Teammate and Florida commit RHP MacGregor Hines (2015, College Station, TX) attacked hitters in the 87-90 mph range down in the zone in his 2.0 innings. Hines maintained arm speed when throwing a low-80s changeup with good sink, and also flashed a good curve with late break in the mid-70s. RHP Brayden Theriot (2015, Sugar Land, TX) showed sound mechanics in his 1.0 inning, working in the 88-89 mph range with armside run. Theriot alos flashed an upper-70s changeup.

Anderson K's 5 as East Cobb defeats Patriots

10/25/2014

East Cobb Baseball defeated the Dallas Patriots 1-0 to remain undefeated at 3-0 in the tournament.  Elliot Anderson (2016, Cartersville HS, GA) started and earned the win for East Cobb throwing 5 shutout innings allowing just 1 hit and 2 walks, while striking out 5 batters.  Anderson featured an 86-88/90 mph fastball and mixed in a 74-75 mph curveball and a 78-81 mph changeup.  

Troy commit, Chase Smartt (2015, Charles Henderson HS, AL), led the way for the East Cobb offense going 2-3 with 1 double.  John Devine (2016, Hillgrove HS, GA) added in a 1-3 day at the plate with 1 run scored and 1 stolen base.  Reggie Pruitt (2015, Kennessaw Mountain HS, GA), a Vanderbilt commit, also impressed going 1-4 with 1 RBI and 1 stolen base.  

For the Patriots, Kevin Chandler (2015, Valencia HS, CA) took the tough-luck-loss going 7 strong innings allowing 1 run on 6 hits and 1 walk, while recording 4 strikeouts.  Chandler featured an 82-84/86 mph fastball and relied heavily on his 72-76 mph curveball and a 77-80 mph changeup.  

Vandy commit up to 96 mph in Burn's 4-0 win

10/25/2014

Florida Burn (2-1) beat Royals Scout Team (1-1) 4-0 Saturday morning at the Roger Dean Complex. High velo arms were on display for both teams.

Florida commit LHP Jordan Butler (2017, Tampa, FL) struck out eight in 4.1 innings for the Burn, throwing 43 of 53 pitches for strikes (81 percent). His fastball sat in the 83-89 mph range, with a low-70s curve. 

Vanderbilt commit RHP Donny Everett (2015, Clarksville, TN) started and fanned five in 3.0 innings for the Royals. He displayed a loose arm action and good extension out front, firing strikes with a plus fastball at 91-95 mph, peaking at 96. Everett also flashed a low-80s slider with good depth and late break. Teammate RHP and Florida International commit Nathan Pearson (2015, Odessa, FL) used a smooth delivery to work in the 89-92 mph range during his 2.0 innings. Pearson flashed a plus curve in the upper-60s. RHP Vincent Coletti (2015, Hollywood, FL) was in the 85-87 mph range in his 2.0 scoreless innings. 

Neidert dominates in Team Elite Prime win

10/25/2014

Team Elite Prime defeated Chet Lemon's Juice 1-0 to improve their record to 2-1 in the tournament.  Nick Neidert (2015, Peachtree Ridge HS, GA), a South Carolina commit, started and earned the win for Team Elite Prime tossing all 7 innings allowing just 2 hits and 1 walk, while striking out 6 batters.  Neidert featured a heavy 91-95/96 mph fastball that had good life and mixed in a good sinking 79-82 mph changeup and a 75-78 mph curveball.  

Nick Wilhite (2016, Buford HS, GA), a Georgia Tech commit, led the way for the Team Elite Prime offense from the leadoff spot going 1-3 with 1 double and 1 run scored.  UNC commit, Jahmai Jones (2015, Wesleyan HS, GA), showed good bat speed and power potential going 1-3 with 1 RBI.  

For Chet Lemon's Juice, Brady Singer (2015, Eustis HS, FL), a Florida commit, took the tough-luck-loss going 7 strong innings allowing 1 run on 4 hits and 1 walk, while striking out 7.  Singer showed good command with  a plus 86-91/92 mph fastball and 71-75 mph curveball.  

Georgia PG's pitching leads to 2-0 win

10/25/2014

Georgia PG Texas Orange (1-2) beat the Diamond Devils (1-1) 2-0 Saturday morning in a game that saw many pitchers shine.

RHP Jonathan McKinney (2015, Marietta, GA) struck out five in 4.0 shutout innings for Georgia, throwing 29 of 42 pitches for strikes (69 percent). The 6-foot-1, 175-pounder worked in the 84-86 mph range with armside run. McKinney maintained his arm speed when throwing his low-70s changeup. Teammate 3B/RHP Matthew Norton (2016, Acworth, GA) worked in the 84-86 mph range from an overtop arm angle in 1.0 inning of relief.

For the Devils, South Carolina commit RHP Harrison Smith (2015, Mount Pleasant, SC) tossed a scoreless inning. He showed an effortless arm action, firing strikes at 83-86 mph with arm side run. He also showed a low-80s changeup with good sink.


Havekost K's 8 in 3.0 IP; Miami wins 4-1

10/25/2014

Keyed by a four-run 4th inning, Miami PG Columbia Blue (2-1) beat the Homeplate Chilidogs (1-1-1) 4-1 Saturday morning at the Roger Dean Complex. Yasel Fabra (2016, Doral, FL) led Miami's offensive attack, going 1-for-2 with a double and two RBI. 

RHP Austin Havekost (2015, Peachtree City, GA) started and pitched 3.0 one-hit innings for the Chilidogs, striking out eight. He was around the plate with all his pitches, showing an effortless arm action while firing strikes at 83-88 mph down in the zone. He changed speeds well, also offering a mid-70s changeup and late-breaking curve with good depth in the mid-70s.

Cangelosi prevails in 1-0 pitcher's duel

10/25/2014

Cangelosi Baseball (2-1) survived a 1-0 pitcher's duel over Marucci Elite (2-1) Saturday morning at the Roger Dean Complex.

Ben Troike (2016, Tinley Park, IL) recorded the game's only multi-hit effort, going 2-for-3 with the game's only RBI. 

LHP Robert Talarico, (2015, Joliet, IL) tossed a three-hit complete game shutout for Cangelosi, striking out seven over 7.0 innings. His fastball sat at 80-84 mph, and he worked in a low-70s curve. His starting counterpart, RHP Easton McGee (2016, Hopkinsville, KY) fanned seven over 6.0 innings. A Kentucky commit, McGeee worked in the 85-88 mph range with a low-70s breaking pitch.

Dulin Dodgers hold on for 4-2 win

10/25/2014

Dulin Dodgers/Rockies Scout Team (2-1) held off the PG Dark Green Clippers' (0-3) late rally to win 4-2 Saturday morning at the Roger Dean Complex.

Mississippi commit Thomas Dillard (2016, Cordova, TN) led the Dodgers' offensive charge, going 2-for-2 with a pair of doubles and a stolen base. He displayed good bat speed with lift in his swing. Teammates Alex Sala (2015, Germantown, TN) and College of Charleston commit Drake Frix (2016, Plainville, GA) added two hits each, while Mississippi commit Grae Kessinger (2016, Oxford, MS) went 1-for-3 with a double and two RBI. 

Mississippi State LHP Trysten Barlow (2015, Halls, TN) struck out four in 2.0 scoreless innings for the Dodgers. He displayed a live arm, firing strikes at 83-88 mph with a low-70s curve. Teammate and fellow Mississippi commit HP Ethan Small (2015, Lexington, TN) struck out three in his 2.0 innings. Small showed a quick, long arm action while popping the glove at 86-89 mph. He also showed a low-70s curve and mid-70s changeup.

MIdwest wins, 3-0, despite being out-hit

10/25/2014

Kevin DeLaney (2015, Coralville, IA) went 2-for-3 from the leadoff spot in Midwest PG Red's (2-1) 3-0 win over Scorpions South (1-2) Saturday morning at the Roger Dean Complex.

LHP Thomas Spinelli (2016, Ocala, FL) struck out six in 6.0 shutout innings for Midwest. He displayed good command, attacking hitters at 84-87 mph with cutting action. He maintained arm speed when throwing an upper-70s changeup, and also flashed a low-70s curve. Teammate RHP Austin Suhr (2015, Bettendorf, IA) fanned a pair in 1.0 inning. He displayed a live arm, firing strikes with command at 82-86 mph from a high 3/4 arm angle.

RHP Robbie Hoyt (2015, Palm Beach Gardens, FL) struck out five in 3.0 innings for the Scorpions. The 6-foot-2, 210-pounder flashed a fastball that sat at 82-85 mph while mixin in a mid-70s curve and an upper-70s changeup.

SWFL moves to 3-0 with 7-0 win

10/25/2014

SWFL Baseball (3-0) scored in five different innings to beat Canada PG Gold (0-4) by a score of 7-0 Saturday morning at the Roger Dean Complex. Florida commit Troy Bacon (2015, Tampa, FL) led all players with two hits and three RBI. 

Four pitchers combined on the one-hitter for SWFL, including Charleston Southern commit LHP Shane McClanahan (2015, Cape Coral, FL), who struck out five in 3.0 innings. McClanahan displayed sound mechanics while working in the 85-89 mph range. He also flashed a late-breaking curve in the mid-70s. Teammate RHP Jacinto Arredondo (2016, Center Hill, FL) fanned a pair in 1.0 inning. The 5-foot-10, 175-pounder fired strikes at 89-90. He also flashed a good slider in the mid-70s.


10/25/2014

The Mid-Atlantic PG Orange defeated the Kentucky Baseball Club 3-0 to pick up their first win of the tournament.  Penn State commit, Eric Mock (2015, Governor Mifflin HS, PA), started and earned the win for the PG Orange throwing 3 shutout innings on the mound allowing just 3 hits and 1 walk, while striking out 3 batters.  Mock showed good velocity with his 85-88/89 mph fastball and mixed in a 71-76 mph curveball.  

Conlin Hughes (2015, Holly Springs HS, NC), another Penn State commit, led the way for the PG Orange offense going 2-3 with 1 RBI and Eastern Kentucky commit, Dakota Graham (2015, Dover HS, DE), also impressed going 1-3 with 1 RBI.  

For the Kentucky Baseball Club, Louisville commit, Daniel Little (2015, Lexington Catholic HS, KY), went 2-3
  

Mountain West cruises to 5-0 win

10/25/2014

Mountain West '14 (1-1-1) scored five runs on three hits in their 5-0 win over the Upstate Mavericks (2-2) Saturday afternoon at the Roger Dean Complex. 

RHP Travis Marr (2016, Castle Rock, CO) started and pitched 5.2 innings for Mountain West, striking out eight. The 6-foot-3, 195-pounder worked in the 83-86 mph range. He flashed a good slider in the low-70s and maintained his arm speed while mixing in a deceptive changeup in the mid-70s. Teammate RHP Blake Goldsberry, (2015, Highlands Ranch, CO) showed projectable stuff, firing strikes at 83-85 mph from his 6-foot-4, 180-pound frame. Goldsberry also flashed an upper-60s curve and a low-70s changeup.

Gonzalez's RBI double gives Elite 1-0 win

10/25/2014

Elite Squad Prime (2-1) scored the game's only run on a Roman Gonzalez (2015, Hialeah, FL) RBI double in the 4th inning to beat D-BAT (0-2) 1-0 Saturday morning at the Roger Dean Complex. 

Polk State commit RHP Thomas Romero (2015, Plantation, FL) struck out four in 2.0 innings for Elite Squad. He showed a quick arm and was around the plate with his pitches, including a fastball at 86-89 mph from an overtop arm angle. He also threw a changeup in the upper-70s and a low-70s curve. Teammate and Stetson commit RHP Joey Gonzalez (2015, Miami, FL) worked in the 86-89 mph range during his 1.0 inning in relief.

Texas commit LHP Kyle Muller (2016, Dallas, TX) struck out six in 4.0 innings for D-BAT. The 6-foot-5, 210-pounder displayed good mound presence and kept hitters off balance, firing strikes at 82-86 mph with armside run, while mixing in a mid-70s changeup and mid-70s slider with tight rotation.

Dunn leads Nelson Baseball/Team GA to W

10/25/2014

Nelson Baseball/Team GA defeated the Tidewater Orioles 8-2 to pick up their first win of the tournament.  Northwestern commit, Jack Dunn (2015, Blessed Trinity Catholic HS, GA), led the way for the Nelson Baseball/Team GA offense going 2-4 with 1 double and 3 RBI.  Chase Trader (2015, Breman HS, GA) added in a 1-3 day at the plate with 1 run scored and 2 RBI.

Colin LoCurto (2015, Kennesaw Mountain HS, GA) earned the win out of the bullpen for Nelson Baseball/Team GA going 3 shutout innings allowing just 1 hit and 2 walks, while striking out 2 batters.  LoCurto featured a 77-81/83 mph fastball with a 72-74 mph changeup and a 67 mph curveball.  

For the Orioles, Clark Cota (2015, Topsail HS, NC) went 1-3 with 1 RBI.  

Tigers down Orlando, 2-1

10/25/2014

The Dallas Tigers (2-0-1) got all the runs they needed in their two-run 3rd inning to beat Orlando PG Purple (0-3) 2-1 Saturday morning at the Roger Dean Complex. 

TCU commit Zachary Humphreys (2016, Desoto, TX) led all players with two hits for Dallas. He also walked and scored a run.

LHP Russell Smith (2017, Midlothian, TX) held Orlando to one hit in 5.0 innings, striking out nine. The 6-foot-9, 210-pounder worked in the 82-86 mph range with a mid-70s changeup. Teammate and Dallas Baptist commit RHP Shayne Nance (2015, Rockwall, TX) worked in the 86-90 mph range during his 2.0 innings.

RHP Jared Cenal (2016, Tampa, FL) flashed Orlando's top velocity, working at 84-87 mph in 1.0 inning of relief.

Rawlings rolls to 11-0 win

10/25/2014

Eight different players recorded a hit for Team Rawlings (2-0) in their 11-0 win over the Marlins Scout Team (0-2-1) Saturday morning at the Roger Dean Complex. 

Grant Berry (2015, Marietta, GA) and Joey Bart (2015, Buford, GA) each went 1-for-2 with a home run and two runs scored for Team Rawlings. Berry drove in a team-high three runs, Bart plated two.

Georgia Tech commit RHP Keyton Gibson (2015, Buford, GA) and 3B/RHP Logan Moody (2015, LaGrange, GA) combined on a one-hit shutout. Gibson struck out seven in 4.0 innings, working fast while flashing dominant stuff, including a plus fastball at 87-89 mph, peaking at 90. He also flashed a plus curve in the upper-70s. Moody's fastball sat at 83-86 mph. At the plate, Moody (2015, LaGrange, GA) went 1-for-3 with a run scored and two RBI.

Gamers score 8 in 7th to down O's, 8-0

10/25/2014

In a game that was scoreless entering the 7th inning, the St. Louis Gamers 18u (2-1) scored eight runs in the top of the last frame to beat On Deck O's (1-1) 8-0 Saturday morning at the Roger Dean Complex.

Cal Elvers (2016, Springfield, IL) and Will Robertson (2016, Loose Creek, MO) recorded two hits, a run and an RBI each for St. Louis. Teammates Noah Croft (2015, Olathe, KS) and Tucker Jones (2016, Matthews, NC) each recorded two RBI. 

RHP John Howard (2015, St. Louis, MO) and RHP Mike Waldron (2015, Omaha, NE) combined to throw a two-hitter for the Gamers. Howard allowed the two hits in 4.0 innings, working in the 78-82 mph range. Waldron allowed no hits or walks in 3.0 innings. His fastball sat at 81-84 mph with a breaking pitch in the low-70s.

5-run 1st keys Bulls' 5-2 win

10/25/2014

Keyed by a five-run 1st inning, Lids Indiana Bulls (1-2) beat Team Evoshield (1-1-1) 5-2 Saturday morning at the Roger Dean Complex. 

Duncan Hewitt (2016, Indianapolis, IN) led the Bulls with two hits. He also scored and drove in a run, showing a quick bat and an aggressive approach. Behind the plate, he displayed solid defensive tools and the ability to block pitches in the dirt.

South Carolina commit Joe Rizzo (2016, Oak Hill, VA) and Florida commit Austin Langworthy (2016, Williston, FL) recorded two hits each for Evoshield. Rizzo produced the team's only extra-base hit while displaying good bat speed and loose, strong wrists. Langworthy stayed inside the ball well with a balanced swing.

RHP Michael Bienlien (2016, Chesapeake, VA) struck out three in 3.0 innings for Evoshield. The South Carolina commit showed good follow through and a long arm action, firing strikes at 84-87 mph with armside run and sink. Bienlien maintained his armspeed when throwing a plus change with deception in the upper-70s. He also flashed a low-70s curve.

Florida Atlantic commit LHP Jordan Poore (2015, Muncie, IN) started and pitched 4.0 scoreless innings for the Bulls, striking out five. He worked from a smooth, balanced delivery, firing strikes at 84-86 mph, peaking at 88. Poore also flashed a good curve in the low-70s. Teammate and Indiana commit RHP Luke Miller (2015, Muncie, IN) recorded two outs in relief, attacking hitters with a plus fastball at 85-90 mph from an overtop arm angle. Miller also showed a plus curve with 12/6 break in the mid-70s.

Team effort leads Tri-State to 3-2 win

10/25/2014

Trevor Johnson's (2016, Rye, NY) two hits and Matthew McKeown's (2015, Barrington, NJ) two RBI led Tri-State Arsenal (2-0) to a 3-2 win over the East Coast PG Grays (0-3) Saturday morning at the Roger Dean Complex.

LHP Nathan Altstadt (2016, Solon, OH) started and pitched 6.0 innings for Arsenal, striking out six. The Alabama commit stands 6-foot-5, 200 pounds with a large frame and room to fill. He was around the plate with all his pitches, including a fastball at 79-85 mph. Alstadt also flashed a low-70s curve and mid-70s changeup. Teammate RHP Ted Sabato (2016, Rye Brook, NY) wowed in his 1.0 inning of relief, attacking hitters at 87-89 mph from an overtop arm angle. 

RHP David Giusti (2015, New Canaan, CT) started and pitched 3.0 one-hit innings for East Coast. The 5-foot-11, 170-pounder displayed an online delivery and good extension out front, firing strikes at 77-84 mph from an overtop arm angle. Giusti also flashed a low-70s breaking pitch.

Chet Lemon's Juice provide 4 runs to win

10/24/2014

Chet Lemon's Juice plated four runs while holding Kentucky Baseball Club to just 3 hits in a 4-0 shutout win in WWBA World Championship pool play.

Jack Perkins (Belleview, FL, 2015) provided much of the offense for Chet Lemon's Juice, going 1-for-2 with a double, a walk, an RBI, and a run. Andrew Baker (Tavares, FL, 2016) sparked the offense from the leadoff spot, going 1-for-2 with a double and a walk.

Garrett Milchin (Windermere, FL, 2016) looked outstanding from the bump for Chet Lemon's Juice, tossing 6 shutout innings while surrendering just 2 hits and a walk and collecting 9 strikeouts. He showed loose arm action and topped at 89 mph with his fastball.

Sam Bordner (Baltimore, OH, 2015) worked 4.2 innings from the bump for Kentucky, collecting 4 punchouts. He showed of an 87-90 mph fastball that touched 92 mph.



Huge comeback propels CBA Marucci to win

10/24/2014

Down 3-0 late to Texas PG Teal, CBA Marucci struck for four runs in the top of the seventh inning to win, 4-3 in dramatic fashion.

Ross Dodds (Clovis, CA, 2015) provided the big bat for the CBA offense, going 2-for-3 with a double and a run scored.

Jacob Parrott (Lucas, TX, 2016) provided the fireworks for the Texas team, going 1-for-1 with a home run to centerfield in the fourth inning, showing excellent bat speed and huge power potential. He also came around to score twice. Marshall Skinner (Cypress, TX, 2016) went 1-for-2 with a double and 2 RBI for Texas.

Bailey Falter (Chino Hills, CA, 2015) went 5.2 innings on the mound for CBA and recorded an impressive 10 strikeouts. He struck out the side in order to start the ballgame. Falter displayed a fastball that topped at 87 mph. Bryce Fehmel (Agoura, CA, 2015) earned the win, tossing a perfect inning of relief and collecting a pair of strikeouts. His fastball topped at 88 mph.

Wesley Rodriguez (Bronx, NY, 2015) tossed 4 shoutout innings for Texas, giving up just 2 hits and 2 walks while tallying 7 strikeouts. He showed an 87-94 mph fastball that topped at 95 mph, a plus curveball at 77 mph with 11/5 break, and a good 84 mph changeup. Leo Rodriguez (Mount Dora, FL, 2015) provided 2 shutout innings of relief, giving up a hit and a walk while striking out a pair. He showed he could touch 88 mph with his fastball. James McArthur (New Braunfels, TX, 2015) flashed 90 mph with his fastball in a brief appearance.







Walk-off HR propels Richmond Braves to win

10/24/2014

Khalil Lee (Centreville, VA, 2016) provided the fireworks for the Richmond Braves when connected for a 2-out 2-run home run to right field to help his team walk off 4-3 winners over the Florida Burn. Lee finished the game 2-for-3 with a home run, a double, 3 RBI, and a run scored. He showed a quick bat with big time power potential.

Chandler Redmond (Middletown, MD, 2015) finished 1-for-2 with a double, a walk, and a runs scored for Richmond.

Jake Smith (Windermere, FL, 2015) connected for a big home run of his own in his only at-bat, slugging a 2-run home run to right field in the second inning to give Florida the early lead. Jordan Butler (Tampa, FL, 2017) collected a double for Florida Burn, as well.

Mathieu Gauthier (Quebec, CAN, 2016) earned the win on the mound for Richmond after providing his team with 3 shutout innings in relief, allowing just 1 hit and a walk while tallying 3 strikeouts.

Austin Bergner (Windermere, FL, 2016) started on the mound for Florida and went 4 strong innings, giving up just 1 earned run off of 3 hits and striking out 5. He displayed an electric 92-94 mph fastball that topped at 95 mph. Teammate Nick Long (Sarasota, FL, 2016) struck out 6 in 2.2 innings of relief, working his fastball between 87-88 mph.






Central FL PG Royal shut out Rays Scout Team

10/24/2014

Central FL PG Royal plated six runs and held the Rays Scout Team to just two hits to win, 6-0 in the WWBA World Championship pool play game.

Cole Perry (Jacksonville, FL, 2015) connected for a 2-run home run to left field in the second inning, displayed excellent bat speed and power potential. Enrique Ferrer (Naples, FL, 2015) finished the game 1-for-3 with a triple, 2 RBI, and a run scored.

Cole Crowder (Lakeland, FL, 2015), Kevin Lara (Kissimmee, FL, 2015), Jacob Grenus (Kissimmee, FL, 2015), and Colton Chupp (Myakka City, FL, 2015) combined to toss a 7 inning shutout. Crowder started on the bump and collected 2 strikeouts in 2 innings of work. He showed his 68 mph curveball to be an out pitch. Lara collected 2 punchouts in 2 innings of work, flashing an 87-89 mph fastball that touched 90 mph. Grenus tallied 4 strikeouts in his 2 innings on the hill, working an 85-87 mph fastball that topped at 89 mph and displaying a good 78 mph curveball as an out pitch.

Grant Smith (Litchfield Park, AZ, 2015) collected 3 strikeouts in 3 innings of work for the Rays, flashing an 86-89 mph fastball and displaying a 75 mph slider with excellent depth. Zachary McLeod (Phoenix, AZ, 2015) struck out 3 in his 2 innings of relief, showing an 84-88 mph fastball that topped at 89 mph.







St. Louis Pirates/Midwest Mets Scout Team W

10/24/2014

The St. Louis Pirates/Midwest Mets Scout Team tossed a complete game shutout while plating 5 runs to defeat Mountain West '14, 5-0.

Seamus Curran
(Feeding Hills, MA, 2015) carried the big bat for the Pirates today, going 2-for-2 with a home run, a walk, 2 RBI, and a run scored. Curran showed huge power potential when he connected for a home run to right field in the first inning. Dane Toppel (South Elgin, IL, 2015) and Jeremy Eirman (Warsaw, MO, 2015) each went 2-for-3 with a run scored, while teammate Austin Pharr (Waleska, GA, 2015) went 1-for-3 with a double, 2 RBI, and a run scored.

Wyatt Featherston (Lakewood, CO, 2016) connected for a double for Mountain West '14, the team's lone extra-base hit.

Logan Wiley (Springfield, MO, 2015) earned the win on the mound for the Pirates, going 4.2 shutout innings and giving up just 3 hits and 2 walks while tallying 3 strikeouts. Wiley shows his fastball is an out pitch, ranging from 83-87 mph and touching 90 mph. He also displayed good feel for an 11/5 curveball at 73 mph, and a tight late-breaking 80 mph slider that could be thrown as an out pitch. Garrett Acton (Lemont, IL, 2016) tossed 2.1 innings of relief, giving up just 1 hit and a walk while striking out 3. He flashed an 85-88 mph fastball with arm side run.

Ryan Madden (Boulder, CO, 2015) went 5 strong innings for Mountain West '14, giving up an earned run off of 4 hits and a walk while tallying an impressive 7 strikeouts. He showed an 86-89 mph fastball that topped at 90 mph, a late-breaking 79 mph slider, and a deceptive 79 mph changeup.







CBA Marucci rallies late for 6-1 win

10/24/2014

Down 1-0 early to the St. Louis Gamers 18u, CBA Marucci rallied to score three runs in the bottom of the fifth and three more in the bottom of the sixth to win a WWBA World Championship pool play game.

David Maldonado (Winchester, CA, 2015) paced the CBA offense, going 2-for-3 with a double and a run scored. Niko Navarro (Rancho Cucamonga, CA, 2015) and Kevin Collard (Vista, CA, 2015) each collected doubles for CBA as well.

Corey Chambliss
(St. Louis, MO, 2015) swung the big bat for the Gamers, going 2-for-3 with a double and a run scored.

Tim Holdgrafer (San Diego, CA, 2015) earned the win for CBA, going 6 innings and giving up just 1 earned run off of 5 hits while striking out 4. He showed good feel for an 11/5 curveball at 70 mph and a deceptive 78 mph changeup he displayed as an out pitch. Kyle Hatton (Norco, CA, 2015) threw a perfect inning of relief, flashing an 87-88 mph fastball.

Matt Waldron (Omaha, NE, 2015) threw 5 impressive innings for the Gamers. He displayed an 86-89 mph fastball with sinking action and arm side run and a late-breaking 80 mph slider.






Cardinals Scout Team/FTB Chandler score 12

10/24/2014

The Cardinals Scout Team/FTB Chandler offense proved to be too much to handle for NJ PG Kelly Green, as they fall 12-2 in a WWBA World Championship pool play game.

Tyrone Perry (Avon Park, FL, 2015) had a huge game at the plate for the Cardinals, going 2-for-2 with a home run, a walk, 3 RBI, and 3 runs scored. Perry showed excellent bat speed with a short, compact swing when he connect for a 2-run home run to centerfield in the first inning. Perfect Game All-American Ryan Mountcastle (Winter Springs, FL, 2015) went 2-for-3 with a home run, 2 RBI, and 2 runs scored. He connected for a 2-run home run to left field in the third inning, showing tremendous power potential. Jason Heinrich (Spring Hill, FL, 2015) contributed to the offensive output with a 2-for-3 performance, connecting for a triple, driving in 3 runs, and scoring once. PG All-American Christopher Chatfield (Riverview, FL, 2015) went 1-for-1 with a double, a walk, a 2 runs scored, while Anthony George (Oviedo, FL, 2015) went 1-for-1 with a pair of RBI.

Christopher Rodriguez (Manalapan, NJ, 2016) connected for a double for NJ PG Kelly Green, the team's lone extra-base hit.

Sixto Torres (Orlando, FL, 2015) got the start for the Cardinals and went 2 innings, giving up an unearned run off of 2 walks while striking out 5. Torres showed a fastball ranging between 86-91 mph and touching 93 mph. He maintained his arm speed while throwing a deceptive 81 mph changeup, and flashed an 11/5 curveball topping at 77 mph. Altoon Coleman (Sanford, FL, 2017) tossed a perfect inning of relief while tallying a pair of strikeouts, showing an 88-93 mph fastball. He also showed good feel for a 71 mph 11/5 curveball. Heinrich flashed potential in his inning of relief with an 84-89 mph fastball and an 11/5 75 mph curveball.







Midland Redskins strike for 8 runs in shutout

10/24/2014

The Midland Redskins struck for 7 runs in the bottom of the fourth inning to break a scoreless ballgame and take down PG Team Northeast, 8-0.

Gian Martellini (Johnston, RI, 2015) led the Midland offense with a 2-for-3 performance which included a double, 2 RBI, and a run scored. Austin McNicholas (Austin, TX, 2016) went 2-for-2 with an RBI and a run scored, while teammate Eric Feliz (Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 2015) finished the game 2-for-3 with an RBI and run scored. Darryl Wilson (Canton, OH, 2015) went 1-for-3 with 2 RBI and a run scored, showing a balanced swing with a quick bat. Greyson Jenista (Eudora, KS, 2015) also connected for a double for Midland and came around to score.

Jay Rohman (Long Beach, CA, 2015) tossed 4 shutout innings for Midland, giving up just 2 hits and 2 walks, showing off an 83-88 mph fastball that topped at 89 mph.

Tyler Phillips (Lumberton, NJ, 2015) went 4 innings on the mound for Team Northeast. He displayed an 84-89 mph fastball that topped at 90 mph and a deceptive 79 mph changeup.






East Cobb Baseball strikes for 13 runs in win

10/24/2014

East Cobb Baseball sent Canada PG Gold home early with a convincing 13-0 win that ended the game after 4 innings.

Chase Smartt (Troy, AL, 2015) led the East Cobb offense, going 2-for-2 with a double, 2 RBI, and 2 runs scored, while teammate Jalen Miller (Atlanta, GA, 2015) finished the game 2-for-3 with 2 RBI and 3 runs scored, while adding a pair of stolen bases. Reggie Pruitt (Kennesaw, GA, 2015) also had a multi-hit game for East Cobb, going 2-for-2 with an RBI and 2 runs scored.

Brock Love (Rainbow City, AL, 2015), Connor Bennett (Buford, GA, 2015), and Nick Bush (Leesburg, GA, 2015) combined for a 4 innings perfect game. Love struck out 1 in his inning of work, showing a 91-92 mph fastball. Bennett struck out 4 hitters in 2 innings of work, displaying an 88-90 mph fastball. Bush struck out the side in order in his inning of work, flashing an 87-88 mph fastball.





Marucci Elite wins in convincing fashion

10/24/2014

A big fourth inning in which Marucci Elite struck for 9 runs was the difference as they took down PRBAHS, 15-2 in WWBA World Championship pool play action.

Bryant Bowen (Shreveport, LA, 2015) struck for a grand slam in the top of the fourth inning. He finished with a walk and 2 runs, in addition to his grand slam. O'Neal Lochridge (Lafayette, LA, 2015) went 2-for-2 with a double, a walk, and 2 runs scored, while Dylon Poncho (Elton, LA, 2015) finished 1-for-1 with a walk, 2 RBI, and a run scored. Brody Wofford (Rome, GA, 2015) finished with a walk, 2 RBI, and a run scored.

Greer Holston (Long Beach, MS, 2016) started on the mound for Marucci and tossed 3 innings, giving up 1 earned run off of 2 hits and 2 walks while striking out 3. His fastball sat between 84-87 mph and touched 89 mph. AJ Franklin (Lenanon, TN, 2015) struck out 3 in 1 inning of relief for Marucci, showing an 84-87 mph fastball that topped at 88 mph. Sam Czabala (Dunwoody, GA, 2015) pitched the fifth with one strike out, topping at 85 mph. 

GBG Marucci scores early, holds on to 4-2 win

10/24/2014

After plating three runs int he bottom of the second and another in the fourth, GBG didn't look back, defeating Chicago Scouts Association, 4-2.

Matt Lautz (Agoura Hills, CA, 2015) and Spencer Steer (Long Beach, CA, 2016) combined for 6 of GBG's 9 hits. Lautz went 3-for-4 with a double and 2 RBI from the leadoff spot, while Steer went 3-for-3 with a double, an RBI, and 2 runs, showing a fluid stroke and a compact swing.

Ben Rortvedt (New Glarus, WI, 2016) provided the big bat for Chicago, going 2-for-3 with a double and a run, displaying a short, compact swing with a quick bat.

Javier Medina (Tucson, AZ, 2015) provided 6 innings of work for GBG, giving up 2 earned runs off of 4 hits while striking out 6. He showed a heavy sinking fastball with arm side run that sat between 86-89 mph and topped at 90 mph. He displayed good command of a late-breaking 78 mph slider and an 82 mph changeup. Austin Rubick (Ventura, CA, 2015) threw an inning in relief and showed a 90-92 mph fastball.

Drake Fellows
(Plainfield, IL, 2016) got the nod for Chicago and threw 5 innings while collecting 5 strikeouts. His fastball ranged between 88-90 mph and topped at 91 mph.





Houston Banditos score early and often in win

10/24/2014

The Houston Banditos put up 11 runs in six innings of offense, scoring at least one run in every inning and beating the East Cobb Astros, 11-3.

Conner Capel (Katy, TX, 2016) led the offensive charge for Houston, going 3-for-3 with a triple, a walk, 2 RBI, and 2 runs scored. Garrett Wolforth (Spring, TX, 2015) went 2-for-3 with a triple and an RBI, while Michael Smith (Magnolia, TX, 2015) went 2-for-4 with 3 runs scored. Ryan Reynolds (Monroe, LA, 2016) also had a big game at the plate, going 1-for-3 with a walk, an RBI, and 2 runs scored.

Chaz Wittingham (Decatur, GA, 2016) paced the East Cobb offense, going 3-for-3 with a double, an RBI, and a run scored.

Christopher Paddack (Cedar Park, TX, 2015) started on the mound for Houston and went 4 innings, giving up an earned run off of 4 hits and a walk while tallying 7 strikeouts. He showed a sinking fastball that ranged between 85-90 mph and topped at 91 mph. Ian Kahaloa (Ewa Beach, HI, 2015) showed an 86-91 mph fastball that topped at 92 mph during his short relief appearance. Alfredo Villarreal (Brownsville, TX, 2015) struck out 2 in his perfect inning of relief, displaying a fastball that ranged from 87-90 mph.

Braxton Garrett (Florence, AL, 2016) started on the bump for East Cobb, going 3 innings and striking out 5. He showed off a sinking fastball with arm side run that ranged between 86-91 mph. He displayed good control of his projectable stuff with an easy arm action.








SGV Arsenal win a low-scoring battle, 2-1

10/24/2014

SGV Arsenal walked off with a 2-1 win over the Dulin Dodgers/Rockies Scout Team in the bottom of the seventh inning due to a fielding miscue.

Ezra Steinberg (Los Angeles, CA, 2015) provided the only extra-base hit for SGV when he connected for a double to centerfield in the first inning, displaying good bat speed.

Matthew Schmidt (Parker, CO, 2015) provided much of the Dulin offense, going 2-for-3 with an RBI. Thomas Dillard (Cordova, TN, 2016) went 1-for-2 with a double, a walk, and a run scored, while teammate Alex Sala ( Germantown, TN, 2015) also provided a double for Dulin.

Jonathan Buckley (Chino, CA, 2015) threw 5 innings for SGV, giving up an earned run on 4 hits and 3 walks while tallying 4 strikeouts. He displayed a fastball that sat between 83-87 mph and topped at 88 mph.

Hugh Fisher (Eads, TN, 2017) started on the mound for Dulin, going 2.2 innings and giving up an earned run on 2 hits and collecting a strikeout. His fastball ranged between 83-87 mph and topped at 88 mph. Jason Barber (Oxford, MS, 2016) threw 3.1 shutout innings, giving up 2 hits and striking out 3 batters. His fastball ranged between 85-88 mph and topped at 89 mph, while he displayed an 80 mph slider as an out pitch. Trysten Barlow (Halls, TN, 2015) showed off an 88-90 mph fastball with a good 71 mph curveball in his short appearance.








Orlando Scorpions/Mets Scout Team win, 7-3

10/24/2014

Ten hits propelled the Orlando Scorpions/Mets Scout Team to a 7-3 win over Northeast PG Vegas Gold in WWBA World Championship pool play action.

Perfect Game All-American Brendan Rodgers (Longwood, FL, 2015) paced the Orlando offense, going 3-for-4 with an RBI. He showed the ability to stay inside the ball with a fluid stroke and a quick bat. Matthew Mika (Lake Worth, FL, 2015) went 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored from the leadoff spot, while teammate Tyler Holton (Tallahassee, FL, 2015) provided the team's only extra-base hit when he connected for a triple.

Conor Buckhout (West Nyack, NY, 2015) provided much of the PG offense, going 2-for-3 with a triple, an RBI, and a run scored. He displaying a balanced swing with quick bat speed. Anthony Bartolomei (Oakhurst, NJ, 2015) also connected for a triple for PG and came around to score.

Kyle Marman (Orlando, FL, 2015) started on the bump for Orlando, going 3.2 innings and giving up 2 runs (1 earned) on 3 hits and a walk while striking out a pair. He showed a fastball that ranged between 84-88 mph and topped at 89 mph.

Serafino Brito (Oakland, NJ, 2015) started for PG and went 4.1 innings, giving up 3 runs (2 earned) on 6 hits and 2 walks while tallying 2 strikeouts. he showed an 85-88 mph fastball that topped at 89 mph, and a potential plus changeup at 78 mph.






Diamond Devils record shutout victory

10/24/2014

The Diamond Devils got off to a fast start, scoring two runs in the top of the first, and didn't look back, going on to defeat the Richmond Braves, 5-0.

Zach Biggers (Walhalla, SC, 2015) provided much of the Diamond Devils offense, going 2-for-4 with a run. Teammate Hunter Baiden (Myrtle Beach, SC, 2016) connected for a double and scored a run, while Alex Raines (Blacksburg, SC, 2015) tallied a pair of RBI.

Jack Morris (Ruckersville, VA, 2015) paced the Richmond offense from the leadoff spot, going 2-for-3, while teammate Chandler Redmond (Middletown, MD, 2015) connected for a double, the team's only extra-base hit.

Hank Nichols (Greenville, SC, 2015) took the bump to start the game for the Diamond Devils and went 3 shutout innings, giving up a hit and a walk and collecting a pair of strikeouts. Nichols displayed a fastball that ranged between 83-87 mph and topped at 88 mph, a late-breaking 71 mph 12/6 curveball, and a deceptive 78 mph changeup. Jack Schofield (Greenville, SC, 2015) tossed one inning in relief and struck out 3 in his inning, showing an 88-91 mph fastball. Graham Lawson (Woodruff, SC, 2015) struck out the side in 1 inning in relief and showed off a 91-93 mph fastball.

Southpaw Khalil Lee (Centreville, VA, 2016) threw an impressive inning in relief for Richmond. He displayed an 87-89 mph fastball and flashed potential plus slider stuff, throwing it at 83 mph.








9ers Prime score late to escape with a tie

10/24/2014

Down 2-1 late against the Homeplate Chilidogs, 9ers Prime scratched across a run in the top of the sixth to escape with a tie in pool play of the WWBA World Championship.

Danny Wondrack (Wall, NJ, 2015) provided the big hit for the 9ers, connecting for a double. He also walked and scored a run.

CJ Ballard (Williamson, GA, 2015) collected a double for Homeplate, displaying good bat speed with a line drive swing plane.

Southpaw Andrew Miller (Stratford, NJ, 2015) threw 4 shutout innings for the 9ers, surrendering just a hit and a walk while striking out 5. Miller displayed a live fastball that ranged between 85-89 mph and topped at 90 mph. He also demonstrated good command of an 84 mph slider. Morgan Maguire (Rumson, NJ, 2015) provided the 9ers with 2 shutout inning of relief, giving up a hit and tallying a pair of strikeouts. His heater sat between 86-89 mph.

Lefty Ethan Gillis (Senioa, GA, 2015) started on the bump for Homeplate and went 3 innings, giving up an unearned run while collecting 3 strikeouts. His fastball topped at 88 mph. Teammate Joshua Colon (Villa Carolina, PR, 2015) displayed an 84-88 mph fastball in his brief appearance.




Scorpions South win 1-run ballgame

10/24/2014

The Scorpions South scored the deciding run in the top of the fourth to outdo the Lids Indiana Bulls, 1-0.

Mitchell Garrity (Indianapolis, IN, 2016) and Jordan Poore (Muncie, IN, 2015) provided 4 of the 5 hits for the Bulls offense. Garrity went 2-for-2, while Poore finished 2-for-3.

Clayton Morell (Boynton Beach, FL, 2015) and Jesse Ferreira (Naples, FL, 2015) combined to toss the shutout for the Scorpions. Morell threw 4 impressive shutout innings, giving up just a lone hit while tallying 7 strikeouts. Morell tossed a fastball that ranged between 87-90 mph with good arm side run. He showed the ability to throw a 69 mph 11/5 curveball as an out pitch and also tossed an 80 mph changeup with good sinking action. Ferreira provided 3 shutout innings of relief, giving up just 4 hits while striking out 5.

Zack Thompson (Selma, IN, 2016) tossed 3 impressive shutout innings for the Bulls, giving up 2 hits and a pair of walks while collecting 6 strikeouts. He flashed a fastball that ran in the upper 80's and topped at 90 mph. He also showed good feel for a 75 mph 11/5 curveball and a 79 mph changeup. Joe Vranesic (Englewood, OH, 2015) provided 4 solid innings of relief, giving up an unearned run while striking out a pair of Scorpions hitters. He worked his fastball around 85-88 mph and touching 89 mph, while throwing an 11/5 curveball at 77 mph.





Eight hits propels Upstate Mavericks to win

10/24/2014

Eight hits by Upstate Mavericks batters, including three multi-hit performances, helped propel them to a 4-1 win over Orlando PG Purple.

Kip Brandenburg (Greensboro, NC, 2016) paced the Upstate offense, going 2-for-3 with a double and a pair of RBI. Dalton Light (Atlanta, GA, 2015) added a 2-for-3 performance with 2 RBI, while teammate Connor Stutts (Atlanta, GA, 2015) also went 2-for-3 and scored a run.

Vincenzo Catanza (Longwood, FL, 2015) and Justin Gesek (Jacksonville, FL, 2015) each connected for doubles for the Orlando offense.

Ryan Inman (Lawrenceville, GA, 2015) provided 5 innings on the mound to get the win for Upstate, giving up just 1 run on 2 hits and 2 walks, while striking out 3. Inman's fastball sat between 85-89 mph.

Southpaw Drew Parrish (Rockledge, FL, 2016) started on the mound for Orlando, providing 3 shutout innings and giving up just 3 hits and a walk while collecting a pair of strikeouts. His fastball sat between 83-86 mph and topped at 87 mph. Logan Gilbert (Apopka, FL, 2015) struck out 3 hitters in two innings for Orlando. His fastball sat between 87-90 mph.





Pitching guides Tidewater Orioles to win

10/24/2014

The Tidewater Orioles bested the Dallas Mustangs, 3-1, holding on to a late 3-0 lead in Friday's WWBA World Championship action.

Bryce Rogers-Black (North Beach, MD, 2016) paced the Tidewater Orioles offense with a single and a pair of RBI.

The Dallas Mustangs got an outstanding offensive performance out of Peyton Grassanovits (Dallas, TX, 2015), who went 2-for-2 with an RBI out of the leadoff spot. Steele Walker (Prosper, TX, 2015) connected for a triple, while teammates Antonio Santillan (Arlington, TX, 2015), Trey Sledge (Coppell, TX, 2015), and Bryce Verplank (Flower Mound, TX, 2015) each added doubles to the Dallas offense.

Steven Skolarz (New Lenox, IL, 2015) and Justin Smith (Hagerstown, MD, 2015) provided the efforts on the mound for the Orioles. Skolarz threw 4 shutout innings, giving up just 3 hits while collecting 3 strikeouts. Smith gave up 1 earned run in 3 innings of work while striking out 2.









Warhawks stay perfect and edge Team Mizuno

10/24/2014

The Ohio Warhawks defeated Team Mizuno Puerto Rico 6-4 to improve to 3-0 in the tournament.  Curtis Terry (2015, Archer HS, GA) led the way for the Warhawks' offense using an aggressive, confident approach to go 2-3 with 1 double, 1 run scored and 1 RBI.  Joseph Sibeto (2016, Chartiers Valley HS, PA) also impressed going 1-2 with 1 double, 2 RBI and 1 walk.  Preston Pavlica (2015, Liberty HS, NV) added in a 2-3 day at the plate as he stayed inside the ball well and showed a rotational swing with 1 run scored, 2 RBI and 1 stolen base.  

Marshall commit, Tyler Schmidt (2015, Croswell-Lexington HS, MI), started and earned the win for the Warhawks going 1 2/3 innings allowing 2 runs on 1 hit and 3 walks, while striking out 1 batter.  Schmidt showed an effortless arm action and a smooth, online delivery with his 84-87/88 mph fastball and 64-69 mph changeup that flashed potential.  

For Team Mizuno, Joshua Crispin (2015, Santa Rosa HS, PR) went 2-3 with 2 doubles and 3 RBI, while Aldemar Burgos (2015, Carols Beltran Baseball Academy HS, PR) went 1-4 with 1 double.  

Palm Beach tops Dirtbags

10/24/2014

The Palm Beach PAL defeated the Dirtbags 8-3 to even their record at 1-1 in the tournament.  Zach Zientarski (2016, The Benjamin School, FL) led the way for the Palm Beach offense going 2-3 with 2 RBI.  James Buckley (2015, Coral Springs Christian Academy HS, FL) added in a 1-2 performance with 2 runs scored, 1 RBI, 1 stolen base and 2 walks.  Leadoff man, Pemron Burrows (2015, Coral Springs Christian Academy HS, FL), also impressed going 1-3 with 2 runs scored, 1 RBI with 1 walk.  

Kyle Giragos (2016, Palm Beach Central HS, FL) started and earned the win for Palm Beach going 4 innings allowing 3 runs on 6 hits and 4 walks, while striking out 3 batters.  Giragos featured a 78-83 mph fastball and mixed in a 71-72 mph slder and a 75-77 mph changeup.  

For the Dirtbags, Alex Griffith (2015, Virginia HS, VA), a Pittsburgh commit, showed good extension and excellent bat speed as he went 2-2 with 1 double and UNC-Wilmington commit, Eric Jenkins (2015, West Colunbus HS, NC), stayed inside the ball well and showed power potential went 1-3 with 1 triple, 1 run scored and 2 RBI.  

Reyes and Amditis swing Elite Squad to W

10/24/2014

The Elite Squad Prime defeated the PG Crimson Bandits 11-0 to even their record at 1-1 in the tournament.  Florida commit, Daniel Reyes (2015, Mater Academy Charter HS, FL), helped power the Elite Squad offense using a linedrive swing plane and raw power to go 3-3 with 1 home run, 3 runs scored, 3 RBI, 2 stolen bases and 1 walk.  Michael Amditis (2016, Boca Raton Community HS, FL), a Miami commit, also impressed showing a balanced swing and good bat speed as he went 2-3 with 1 home run, 2 runs scored, 2 RBI and 1 stolen base.  Mike Spooner (2015, Boca Raton Community HS, FL) added in a 1-2 day with 1 double, 1 run scored and 1 RBI.  

Miami commit, Anthony Molina (2016, Somerset Academy Charter HS, FL), started and earned the win for the Elite Squad tossing 2 shutout innings allowing just 1 hit and 2 walks, while striking out 3 batters.  Molina showed outstanding arm speed and an online, balanced delivery with his plus 88-92/93 mph fastball and mixed in a good sinking 74 mph changeup and a 71-76 mph curveball that flashed potential.  

For the Bandits, Juan Perez (2015, Colegio Sagrada HS, PR) went 1-3.  

Astros top Cyclones

10/24/2014

The East Cobb Astros defeated the Chattanooga Cyclones 6-4 to pick up their first win of the tournament.  Nolan Tressler (2017, Woodstock HS, GA) led the way for the Astros' offense going 2-3 with 1 doubl, 1 run scored and 1 stolen base.  Joseph Odahowski (2017, Mount Pisgah Christian HS, GA) added in a 2-3 performance with 1 double and 1 RBI.  Cage Cox (2016, Cairo HS, GA) also impressed going 2-3 with 2 stolen bases and Wesley Brooks (2016, North Gwinnett HS, GA) went 1-2 with 1 run scored and 1 RBI.  

Lance Johnson (2016, Thompson HS, AL) started and earned the win for the Astros going 6 strong innings allowing just 2 runs on 5 hits and 2 walks, while striking out 3 batters.  Johnson featured a 79-84 mph fastball and mixing in a 73-75 mph cutter and a 70-73 mph changeup.  

For the Cyclones, Corbin Brooksbank (2017, McCallie School, TN) went 2-3 with 1 double and Hunter Mercer (2015, Baylor HS, TN) went 1-3 with 2 RBI.  Cade Evans (2017, Boyd Buchanan HS, TN) contributed a 2-4 day with 1 run scored and 2 RBI.  

Bats come alive as Evoshield earns win

10/24/2014

Team Evoshield defeated Midwest PG Red 13-3 to pick up their first win of the tournament.  Alex O'Rourke (2015, Pendleton HS, OR), an Oregon state commit, led the way for the Evoshield offense using an aggressive approach and a balanced swing going 2-4 with 2 runs scored, 3 RBI and 1 stolen base.  Nick Neville (2016, Lake Braddock Secondary HS, VA) added in a 1-3 day with 1 double and 2 RBI.  Colton Sakamoto (2015, Westview HS, OR) also showed well going 1-2 with 1 triple, 2 runs scored, 1 RBI and 1 stolen base.  NC State commit, Edward "EP" Reese (2016, North Davidson HS, NC), contributed a 1-3 performance showing a quick bat and impact speed with 2 RBI and South Carolina commit, Joe Rizzo (2016, Oakton HS, VA), went 3-4 with 1 run scored, 1 RBI and 1 stolen base.  

NC State commit, Andrew Papp (2015, Leesville Road HS, NC), started and earned the win for Evoshield going 3 innings allowing 3 unearned runs on 4 hits and 2 walks.  Papp's arm worked well and was aggressive with his 84-88/89 mph fastball and mixed in a 71-73 mph curveball and a 74-77 mph slider.  

For the PG Red, Christian "Chili" Moseley (2016, North Scott HS, IA) stayed inside the ball well to go 1-2 with 1 run scored.  

Stephan leads Baseball Northwest to W

10/24/2014

Baseball Northwest defeated NJ PG Kelly Green 11-3 for their first win of the tournament.   Rex Stephan (2015, O Dea HS, WA), a Washington commit, led the way for the Baseball Northwest offense used a patient approach going 3-3 with 1 triple, 1 run scored, 3 RBI and 2 walks.  Taylor Adams (2015, Timberline HS, WA) used an aggressive approach and got good extension going 1-4 with 1 double and Anders Green (2015, Silverton HS, OR) went 2-2 with 2 runs scored, 2 RBI, 1 stolen base and 2 walks.  Robbie Jo Gerarden (2015, Kentlake HS, WA) also impressed going 1-2 with 1 run scored and 2 RBI.  

Grant Townsend (2015, Booney Lake HS, WA) started and earned the win for Baseball Northwest going 4 innings allowing 3 runs, 2 earned, on 3 hits and 2 walks, while recording 10 strikeouts.  Townsend showed a quick arm and attacked hitters with a good 86-88/90 mph fastball, 76-81 mph changeup and a 75-78 mph slider.  

For PG Kelly Green, Eddy Angelbello (2015, St Thomas Aquinas HS, FL) used an aggressive approach and a fluid stroke to go 1-2 with 1 triple, 1 RBI and 1 walk.  

Murphy K's 6 in Tri-State win

10/24/2014

Tri-State Arsenal defeated Cangelosi Baseball 2-1 to pick up their first win of the tournament.  Maryland commit, John Murphy (2015, Gloucester Catholic HS, NJ), started and earned the win for Tri-State throwing all 7 innings allowing just 1 unearned run on 3 hits and 1 walk, while striking out 6 batters.  Murphy showed good command and got good life on his 84-90/92 mph fastball and mixed in a good 66-73 mph curveball.  

Kentucky commit, Nicholas Shumpert (2015, Highlands Ranch HS, CO), led the way for the Tri-State offense showing power potential and good bat speed as he went 1-3 with 1 double and 1 run scored.  Carols Garrido (2015, Trumbull HS, CT) added in a 1-3 day at the plate with 1 RBI.  

For Cangelosi, Illinois commit, Ben Troike (2016, Lincolnway North HS, IL), showed good bat speed going 1-2 with 1 triple and Jimmy Roche (2015, Carl Sandburg HS, IL) went 1-2 with 1 double and 1 RBI.  

PG Columbia Blue defeates the Blue Jays Scout Team

10/24/2014

Miami PG Columbia Blue defeated the Toronto Blue Jays Scout Team 2-1 to even their record at 1-1 in the tournament.  Raul Frias (2015, Mater Academy HS, FL) led the way for the PG Columbia Blue going 1-2 with 1 double and 1 run scored.  Andres Valbuena (2015, Doral Academy Charter HS, FL) knocked in 2 runs and earned 1 walk.  

Tyler Perez (2016, Mater Academy Charter HS, FL) started and earned the win for the PG Columbia Blue going 3 strong innings allowing 1 run on 3 hits and 2 walks, while striking out 1 batter.  Perez featured an 83-86/87 mph fastball and mixed in a 72-74 mph curveball.  Andres Castro (2015, International Baseball academy HS, PR) also pitched going 3 2/3 no-hit innings allowing just 2 walks and recording 4 strikeouts throwing a 83-85 mph fastball.

For the Blue Jays Scout Team, Oklahoma commit, Mike Hickman (2015, Seven Lakes HS, TX), went 1-3 with a solo home run.   

Team Rawlings tops PG Maroon

10/24/2014

Team Rawlings defeated the New York PG Maroon 3-1 to pick up their first win of the tournament.  Joey Bart (2015, Buford HS, GA), a Georgia Tech commit, led the way for the Team Rawlings' offense going 2-3 with 1 double and 1 RBI.  Georgia Tech commit, Tyler Stephenson (2015, Kennesaw Mountain HS, GA), added in a 1-3 day at the plate with 1 triple and 1 run scored.  Tulane commit, Tyler Heinrichs (2015, Walton HS, GA), also impressed going 1-3 with 1 double and 1 run scored.  

Georgia commit, Shane Tucker (2015, Union Grove HS, GA), started and earned the win for Team Rawlings allowing 1 unearned run on no hits and no walks, while striking out 7 batters.  Tucker showed an effortless arm action on his 86-92 mph fastball and his 74-80 mph curveball.  

Tigers win over Mavericks

10/24/2014

The Dallas Tigers defeated the Upstate Mavericks 8-1 to pick up their first win of the tournament.  Ray Gaither (2016, Coppell HS, TX), a Dallas Baptist commit, led the way for the Tigers' offense going 1-2 with 1 double, 1 run scored and 2 RBI.  Trey Ochoa (2015, Rockwall HS, TX) also impressed going 1-2 with 1 double, 1 RBI, 1 stolen base and 2 walks.  Chrstian Ross Cadena (2017, Southlake Carroll HS, TX) added in a 1-2 performance with 1 double, 1 run scored, 1 RBI and 2 walks.  

TCU commit, Charles King (2016, Coppell HS, TX), started and earned the win for the Tigers tossing 3 shutout innings allowing just 1 hit and 2 walks, while striking out 4 batters.  King featured an 89-91 mph fastball and mixed in an 81-83 mph slider.  

For the Mavericks, Kip Brandenburg (2016, Lucy Ragsdale HS, NC) went 1-1 with 1 double, 1 RBI and 1 walk.  

Heat and PG Orange tie

10/24/2014

The Houston Heat and Mid Atlantic PG Orange tied 4-4.

For the Heat offense, Sam Houston State commit, Andrew Fregia (2015, Liberty HS, TX), went 1-3 with 1 triple, 1 run scored and 2 RBI.  Jake Almendarez (2015, Pearland HS, TX), a Texas State commit, also impressed going 2-2 with 1 double, 1 run scored and 1 stolen base.  

Tate Gillespie (2015, Lake Travis HS, TX) started and took a no decision for the Heat throwing 4 shutout innings allowing just 1 hit and 1 walk, while striking out 4 batters. Gillespie featured an 84-86/87 mph fastball, while effectively mixing in a 69-72 mph curveball and a 73-75 mph changeup.  

Joe Zirolli (2015, Kennett HS, PA) led the way for the PG Orange offense going 1-3 with 1 triple and 1 run scored.  Nicholas Lafferty (2015, Archbishop Wood HS, PA) added in a 1-3 performance with 1 run scored and 2 RBI.  

Tossing 4 strong innings of relief for the PG Orange was Penn State commit, Justin Hagenman (2015, Bishop Eustace Prep HS, NJ), who allowed only 1 unearned run on 2 hits and 2 walks, while striking out 4 batters.  Hagenman featured an 83-87/88 mph fastball and mixed in a 71-74 mph curveball, 70-75 mph slider and a 74-80 mph changeup.  

Yankees defeat Blue Jays

10/24/2014

The Texas Scout Team Yankees defeated the Atlanta Blue Jays 5-4 to improve to 2-0 in the tournament.  Samford commit, Bakari Gayle (2015, Martin Luther King Jr HS, GA), led the way offensively for the Yankees going 1-2 with 1 run scored and 1 RBI.  Texas State commit, Brayden Theriot (2015, Fort Bend Elkins HS, TX), also impressed scoring 1 run with 2 RBI.  

Arkansas commit, Anthony Dahl (2015, Brazoswood HS, TX), earned the win for the Yankees tossing 2 innings allowing 1 run on 1 hit, while striking out 3 batters.  Dahl featured an 85-89 mph fastball and mixed in a 75-76 mph curveball and an 80 mph changeup.  

For the Blue Jays, Jalen Dorsey (2015, South Sumter HS, FL) went 2-4 with 2 runs scored, 1 RBI and 1 stolen base.  

Otaka leads Perfect Game White to win

10/24/2014

Perfect Game White defeated Team Mizuno Puerto Rico 8-0 to improve to 2-0 in the tournament.  Daigoro Otaka (2016, University of Detroit Jesuit HS, MI) led the way for the Perfect Game White offense going 2-2 with 1 run scored, 2 RBI, 2 stolen bases and 1 walk.  Jaylen Smith (2015, Eangle's Landing Christian Academy HS, TX) also impressed going 1-2 with 1 run scored and 2 RBI.  

Will Herman (2015, St Pius X Catholic HS, GA) started and earned the win for Perfect Game White throwing 4 shutout innings allowing just 1 hit and no walks, while striking out 2 batters.  Herman featured an 83-86/87 mph fastball and mixed in a 72-75 mph curveball and a 77 mph changeup.  

For Team Mizuno, Reynaldo Rivera (2015, International Baseball Academy HS, PR) went 1-2 with 1 double.  

  

Palm Beach Select defeated Blaze

10/24/2014

The Palm Beach Select defeated the DBacks Langley Blaze 5-4 in their game on Friday morning.  Florida Atlantic commit, Matt Lemieux (2015, Jupiter HS, FL), led the way for the Palm Beach Select offense showing a live bat and raw power going 2-3 with 1 double and 2 RBI.  John O'Connor (2015, Spanish River Community HS, FL) added in a 1-3 performance with 1 double, 1 run scored and 1 RBI.  Jacob Koos (2015, Wellington HS, FL) impressed out of the leadoff spot going 2-3 with 1 run scored, 1 RBI and 1 stolen base.  

Daniel Mayer (2015, Pope John Paul II HS, FL) started and earned the win for the Palm Beach Select going 3 strong innings allowing 1 run on 1 hit and no walks, while striking out 4 batters.  Mayer featured an 81-83/88 mph fastball and mixed in a 69-72 mph curveball and a 76 mph changeup.  

For the Blaze, Jesse Mycock Faure (2015, Akron Comm East HS, BC) showed gap power and impact speed going 1-2 with 1 triple and 1 run scored, while Jeremi Longpre (2015, Yale Secondary HS, BC) went 1-1 with 2 RBI.

Rays Scout Team defeats Banditos

10/24/2014

The Rays Scout Team defeated the Houston Banditos 4-0 to pick up their first win of the tournament.  Nick Ames (2015, Canyon Del Oro HS, AZ) led the way for the Rays' offense showing a live bat and raw power going 2-4 with 1 double and 2 runs scored.  Cesar Salazar (2015, Sahuaro HS, AZ) added in a 2-3 day at the plate with 2 RBI.  Kody Funderbunk (2015, Queen Creek HS, AZ) also impressed going 1-3 with 2 runs scored.  

Christian Isbell (2015, Horizon HS, AZ) started and earned the win for the Rays tossing 2 2/3 shutout innings allowing just 3 hits and 1 walk, while striking out 1 batter.  Isbell featured an 83-86 mph fastball and mixed in a 72-74 mph curveball.  

For the Banditos, Houston commit, Joe Davis (2015, Bowie HS, TX), showed light-tower power and a power to all fields approach going 2-3 with 1 triple.  

Zangari powers Sandlot Scout Team to W

10/24/2014

The Sandlot Scout Team defeated the PG Crimson Bandits 12-0 to improve to 2-0 in the tournament.  Oklahoma State commit, Corey Zangari (2015, Carl Albert HS, OK), helped power the Sandlot offense using an aggressive approach and showing light-tower power as he went 2-3 with 1 grand slam, 1 double, 3 runs scored and 5 RBI.  Riley Keizor (2015, Verdigris HS, OK) also impressed going 1-3 showing raw power with a 3-run home run.  Josh Rolette (2015, Shawnee HS, OK) added in a 2-3 day at the plate as he stayed inside the ball well using a short, compact swing with 1 double, 1 run scored and 1 RBI.  Jaylen Ferguson (2015, Arlington HS, TX) contributed a 1-1 day using a sound hitting approach and showing good bat speed putting up 1 double, 2 runs scored, 1 stolen base with 2 walks.  

Josh Limes (2015, Bishop Kelley HS, OK) started and earned the win for Sandlot tossing 4 shutout innings allowing just 2 hits and 1 walk, while striking out 4 batters.  Limes featured a 77-80 mph fastball and mixed in a 62-66 mph curveball and a 67-71 mph changeup.  

For the Bandits, Charlie Concannon (2015, Rustin HS, PA) showed a quick bat and good bat speed going 1-1 with 1 stolen base.  

Martin K's 6 in Cangelosi W

10/24/2014

Cangelosi Baseball defeated the East Coast PG Grays 9-0 to pick up their first win of the tournament.  Zack Martin (2016, Plainfield North HS, IL) started and earned the win for Cangelosi going 5 shutout innings allowing just 2 hits and no walks, while striking out 6 batters.  Martin showed good command and a balanced, online delivery while featuring an 85-88/89 mph fastball with good life and sinking action and a good 70-71 mph curveball. 

Illinois commit, Ben Troike (2016, Lincolnway North HS, IL), led the way for the Cangelosi offense going 2-3 with 2 runs scored and 1 RBI.  Kevin Johnson (2015, Oak Forest HS, IL) added in a 1-4 performance with 1 triple and 3 RBI.  Joey Butler (2016, Minooka Community HS, IL) also impressed going 2-3 with 1 run scored and 1 RBI.  Illinois State commit, Nick Zouras (2015, John Hersey HS, IL), contributed a 1-3 day with 2 RBI and Jimmy Roche (2015, Carl Sandburg HS, IL) went 2-3 with 2 runs scored, 1 RBI and 1 stolen base.  

For the East Coast PG Grays, Polk State commit, Isiah Cullum (2015, South Sumter HS, FL), and Elijah MacNamee (2015, Cypress Ranch HS, TX) each picked up a base hit.  

Naylor powers Ontario to 7-4 win

10/24/2014

Texas Tech commit Josh Naylor (2015, Mississauga, ON) homered and scored twice for the Ontario Blue Jays in their 7-4 win over the Marlins Scout Team Friday morning at the Roger Dean Complex. Naylor displayed good bat speed and extension with light tower power.

Nico Hoerner (2015, Oakland, CA) led all players with three hits, including a double, for the Marlins. Teammate Vito Friscia (2015, Valley Stream, NY) went 2-for-4 with a double, an RBI and a run scored. a Hofstra commit, Friscia showed good bat speed and a power approach at the plate.

RHP Graham Ashcraft (2016, Brownsboro, AL) struck out three in 3.0 innings for the Marlins, working in the 84-89 mph range. Teammate and Columbia commit LHP Lucas Hall (2015, Seaford, NY) fanned a pair in 1.0 inning. Hall's fastball was in the 84-87 mph. He also flashed a mid-70s curve.

RHP Dexter Coughtrey (2015, Kingston, ON) pitched 2.1 innings for Ontario, working in the 80-87 mph range with a low-70s curve. 

Chalmers K's 5 as Canes earn win

10/24/2014

The Evoshield Canes defeated the 9ers Prime 2-1 to move to 2-0 in the tournament.  Georgia commit, Dakota Chalmers (2015, North Forsyth HS, GA), started and earned the win for the Canes tossing 3 shutout innings allowing just 1 hit and no walks, while striking out 5 batters.  Chalmers attacked hitters and missed bats with his explosive 90-94 mph fastball with big life, a plus 76-77 mph curveball, a short breaking 80-84 mph slider and a 81 mph changeup that flashed potential.  

NC State commit, Xavier LeGrant (2015, Phillip O Berry Academy of Tec HS, NC), led the way offensively for the Canes going 1-3 with 1 RBI.  Danny Blair (2015, IMG Academy HS, MD), a South Carolina commit, also impressed from the leadoff spot going 1-3 with 1 run scored and 1 stolen base.  

For the 9ers, ODU commit, William Morgan (2015, Christian Brothers Academy HS, NJ), stayed inside the ball well and showed good bat speed going 1-3 with 1 double and 1 run scored.  St John's commit, Gavin Garay (2015, John F Kennedy Catholic HS, NY), added in a 1-3 day with 1 RBI at the plate.  

Pitching shines in 2-2 tie

10/24/2014

The Dallas Tigers and Mountain West '14 played to a 2-2 tie Friday morning at the Roger Dean Complex. 

Dallas Baptist commit RHP MD Johnson (2016, Red Oak, TX) struck out seven in 4.0 innings for the Tigers. The 6-foot-5, 165-pounder pitched in the 86-90 mph range, peaking at 92. He showed a full arsenal, also offering a mid-70s curve, a low-80s slider and a low-80s changeup.

RHP Paul Tillotson (2016, Monument, CO) struck out five in 4.1 innings for Mountain West. His fastball sat at 86-88 mph. Tillotson also flashed an upper-70s changeup and a low-70s curve. Teammate and North Carolina commit RHP Bo Weiss (2016, Castle Rock, CO) tossed a scoreless inning, working in the 87-89 mph range. Weiss also showed an upper-70s changeup and low-70s curve.

Whitecavage pitches O's to W

10/24/2014

The On Deck O's defeated the Texas PG Teal 4-0 to pick up their first win of the tournament.  Eric Whitecavage (2015, Weddington HS, NC) started and earned the win for the O's tossing 6 shutout innings allowing just 5 hits and no walks, while striking out 7 batters.  Whitecavage hid the ball well and showed projectable stuff on the mound, including his 82-85/87 mph fastball that had good life, a 71-73 mph curveball and a 71-74 mph slider.  

Tyler Price (2015, East Gaston HS, C) led the way for the O's' offense going 1-2 with 1 double and 2 RBI.  Hayden Smith (2016, Charlotte Latin HS, NC) added in a 2-3 day at the plate and Conner Anderson (2015, Hunter Huss HS, NC) went 1-2 with 1 stolen base.  

For the Texas PG Teal, Alabama commit, Dyaln Duarte (2015, Calallen HS, TX), went 2-2 and Daniel Bakst (2016, Poly Prep Country Day HS, NY) went 2-3.  

Chavez homers in South Florida's 8-1 win

10/24/2014

South Florida PG Navy scored in five different innings in their 8-1 win over the Mid-Atlantic Rookies Friday morning at the Roger Dean Complex. Luis Chavez (2016, Miramar, FL) went 1-for-2 with a homer and a walk for South Florida, displaying good bat speed and a sound hitting approach.

Campbell commit RHP Collin Liberatore (2015, Greensburg, PA) struck out a pair in 2.0 innings for the Rookies. He displayed good mound presence and an overtop arm angle, working in the 85-87 mph range. Teammate and Maryland commit LHP Billy Phillips (2015, Wilmington, DE) also fanned two in 2.0 innings. The southpaw worked in the 84-89 mph range with a mid-70s curve.

Pitching shines in Sun Devils' 1-0 win

10/24/2014

The Texas Sun Devils beat Scorpions South 1-0 Friday morning at the Roger Dean Complex in a game that featured eight hits, all by different players.

LHP Ryan Leckich (2016, Port Neches, TX) started and pitched 5.0 two-hit innings for the Sun Devils. He worked fast and displated a quick arm, firing strikes at 84-87 mph, peaking at 89 with armside run. Leckich also flashed a good curve with 11/5 break in the upper-70s. Teammates LHP Tyler Booth (2016, Lake Charles, LA) and Texas commit RHP Chase Shugart (2015, Bridge City, TX) each tossed 1.0 scoreless inning. Booth pitched inside effectively, attacking hitters at 81-83 mph, with a good curve in the low-70s. Shugart displayed a live arm, firing strikes at 85-87 mph. 

Georgetown commit RHP Casey Goldenberg (2015, North Palm Beach, FL) started and pitched 4.1 innings for the Scorpions. He was around the plate with his pitches, working from a balanced delivery to fire strikes at 85-88 mph down in the zone and peaking at 90. Goldenberg also flashed a low-70s curve, an upper-70s slider and a mid-70s changeup.

7-run 7th keys Royals' 10-1 win

10/24/2014

Keyed by a seven-run 7th inning, the Royals Scout Team rolled over Georgia PG Texas Orange in a 10-1 win Friday morning at the Roger Dean Complex. Tanner Mann-Fix (2015, Charlotte, NC) led the offensive attack, going 2-for-4 with a triple, a homer and four RBI. Mann-Fix, a left-handed batter and Appalachian State commit, displayed excellent bat speed and power to all fields.

Oklahoma commit Domenic DeRenzo (2015, Pittsburgh, PA) and Middle Tennessee State commit Blake Benefield (2015, Murfeesboro, TN) each went 2-for-4 for the Royals. DeRenzo showed a live bat with gap power at the plate, plus quick feet, an accurate arm and a quick release behind the plate. Teammate and Lipscomb commit Zeke Dodson (2015, Tifton, GA) went 1-for-3 with a walk and three RBI.

Vanderbilt commit RHP Patrick Raby (2015, Knoxville, TN) started and pitched 3.0 no-hit innings for the Royals, striking out six. He displayed a short, loose arm action, firing strikes at 87-90 mph. He also flashed second plus pitch, a mid-70s curve, and a good changeup in the low-80s. Teammate RHP Tyler Thompson (2016, Knoxville, TN) tossed 2.0 no-hit innings of his own, working in the 85-87 mph range. Thompson also offered a low-70s curve.

Blue Jays rally with last at-bat win

10/24/2014

On a Friday morning full of last at-bat wins at the Roger Dean Complex, the Atlanta Blue Jays tallied another, thanks to a game-winning single in the top of the 7th by Nate Stinson (2016, Jonesboro, GA) to lift his team to a 3-2 win over the PG Dark Green Clippers.

Darius Sewell (2015, Decatur, GA) and Myles Moran (2015, Davie, FL) recorded two hits each for Atlanta. The Clippers' Bryson Smith (2016, Naples, FL) led all players with three hits. He also stole a base and drove in a run.

1B/RHP Alek Manoah (2016, Homestead, FL) pitched 1.1 innings of relief for Atlanta. The 6-foot-6, 260-pounder showed a loose arm and effortless arm action, firing strikes at 85-87 mph, peaking at 89 with armside run and sink. He also showed good feel for a 1/7 curve in the low-70s.

C/RHP Lukas Veinbergs (2015, Pinckney, MI) tossed 2.1 scoreless innings for the Clippers. He displayed a smooth delivery and outstanding arm speed, delivering fastballs at 83-87 mph. Veinbergs also flashed a low-70s changeup with good sink.

Hearn's walk-off single gives Heat 4-3 win

10/24/2014

Hunter Hearn's (2015, Crosby, TX) walk-off single scored Texas State commit Nick Perez (2015, Austin, TX) to lift the Houston heat to a 4-3 win over Team Elite Prime Friday morning at the Roger Dean Complex. Hearn went 2-for-2 with a walk and the game-winning hit. He has a large, projectable frame and showed good plate coverage with lift in his swing.

UAB commit RHP Garrett Whitlock (2015, Snellville, GA) pitched 4.0 innings for Team Elite, working in the 84-88 mph range with armside run and sink. Whitlock showed sound mechanics and a smooth delivery, also offering a pair of breaking pitches in the mid-to-upper-70s. 

The right-handed Perez, who went 1-for-3 and scored the game-winning run, started and pitched 4.0 scoreless innings for the Heat. He was around the plate with all his pitches, including a fastball at 83-87 mph. Perez also flashed a late-breaking slider in the low-80s.Teammate and Tulane commit RHP Jordan Hicks (2015, Houston, TX) fanned four in 2.0 innings. He showed outstanding arm speed, firing strikes at 90-93 mph with armside run and riding life. Hicks also flashed a plus 12/6 curve in the low-70s.

Skender's walk-off homer lifts Reds to 4-1 win

10/24/2014

Kansas State commit Ethan Skender (2015, Metamora, IL) blasted a walk-off three-run homer to secure the Reds Midwest Scout Team's 4-1 win over Palm Beach Select 17u Friday morning at the Roger Dean Complex.

RHP Cole Bellair (2015, Lockport, IL) started and pitched 3.0 scoreless innings for the Reds. The Illinois commit showed control to both sides of the plate, attacking hitters in the 87-89 mph range. He also flashed a good slider with tight rotation in the mid-70s.

Teammate and Missouri commit RHP Bryant Jordan (2015, Hubertus, WI) tossed 2.0 scoreless innings out of the bullpen. He worked fast and was around the plate with his pitches, including a heavy heater at 89-91 mph, peaking at 92. RHP Jordan Johnston (2015, Lockport, IL) worked 2.0 innings, featuring projectable stuff in the 87-90 mph range and a low-70s breaking pitch.

Pilkington homers in Panthers' 6-1 win

10/24/2014

Aaron Pilkington (2016, Waxhaw, NC) went 2-for-2 with a homer and two RBI for the South Charlotte Panthers in their 6-1 win over D-BAT Friday morning at the Roger Dean Complex. Pilkington, a College of Charleston commit, showed a live bat with leverage in his swing.

LHP Garrett Davila (2015, Belmont, NC) started and pitched 6.0 shutout innings for the Panthers, striking out six. The Tennessee commit worked in the 83-87 mph range with a good curve in the low-70s. He also flashed a mid-70s changeup. Davila showed a balanced delivery and outstanding arm speed. Teammate and UNC Willmington commit RHP Joseph Peeler (2015, Rockwell, NC) showed an online delivery and an extended release while firing strikes at 83-89 mph.

Gamers win on walk-off error

10/24/2014

The St. Louis Gamers 18u scored on a walk-off error in the bottom of the 7th to beat Baseball U Tucci Lumber, 3-2, Friday morning at the Roger Dean Complex.

LHP Michael Plassmeyer (2015, St. Louis, MO) struck out 13 in 7.0 innings for the Gamers. The Missouri commit displayed good command and kept hitters off balance, working primarily in the 80-83 mph range with armside run. He also mixed in a 74-77 mph changeup that he threw with similar arm speed.

RHP Zachary Altieri (2015, Petersburg, NJ) started and pitched 4.0 innings for Baseball U, striking out six. The Hofstra commit showed a quick arm, attacking hitters at 83-85 mph with good command. Altieri also flashed a late-breaking curve in the low-70s. Teammate and Liberty commit RHP Jack DeGroat (2015, Purcellville, VA) fanned five in 2.1 innings. He was around the plate with all his pitches, including his 85-89 mph heater and a late-breaking, 12/6 curve in the low-70s.

High velo arms on display in SWFL's 5-1 win

10/24/2014

High velo arms were on display in SWFL Baseball's 5-1 win over the Dallas Patriots Friday morning at the Roger Dean Complex.

North Florida commit Chris Berry (2015, Seminole, FL) went 2-for-3 with a double and a game-high two RBI. 

LHP Garrett Bye (2015, Riverview, FL) started and pitched 2.0 innings for SWFL, striking out four. His fastball sat in the 86-88 mph range, peaking at 89. Bye, a South Florida commit, also flashed a good curve in the low-70s. Teammate OF/RHP Benjamin Koff (2015, Newberry, FL) tossed 2.0 scoreless inning in relief. Koff, a New Orleans commit, worked in the 86-89 mph range, peaking at 90. He also flashed a mid-70s curve.

RHP Brandon Provence (2015, Fairview, TX) started and pitched 3.0 scoreless innings for the Patriots. He worked in the 84-87 mph range, peaking at 89, with a low-70s curve that showed good depth.


Pitching shines in Vegas Gold's 2-0 win

10/24/2014

Pitching dominated in Northeast PG Vegas Gold's 2-0 win over Nelson baseball/Team GA Friday morning at the Roger Dean Complex.

West Virginia commit C/RHP Ryan McDonald (2016, Charleston, SC) started and pitched 4.0 scoreless innings for Vegas Gold. The 6-foot-6, 215-pounder showed a smooth delivery and sound mechanics, firing strikes at 82-85 mph, peaking at 86 with armside run and sink. McDonald also flashed a low-70s curve with good depth. Teammate RHP Kevin Fuentes (2015, Miami Springs, FL) struck out four in 1.2 innings of relief. He showed good command of his pitches and an effortless arm action, missing bats at 85-89 mph. Fuentes also flashed a mid-70s curve with 1/7 break. 

RHP Taylor Wilkes (2016, Jefferson, GA) started and pitched 4.0 innings for Nelson. The Kennesaw State commit displayed a loose arm action and changed speeds well, working in the 81-86 mph range down in the zone. Wilkes also showed good command of his mid-70s slider with good depth and late break.

Syracuse plates 3 in 7th to score 5-3 comeback W

10/24/2014

Syracuse Sports Zone scored three in the top of the 7th to secure a 5-3 comeback win over Canada PG Gold Friday morning at the Roger Dean Complex. Syracuse's three-run rally included a two-run triple off the bat of Jimmy Titus (2016, Stafford, CT). Titus later scored on a wild pitch. A Bryant commit, Titus went 3-for-3 with the game-winning triple and a double. He displayed a fluid stoke, compact swing and made hard contact at the plate.

Max Hewitt (2015, Midhurst, ON) and Jacob Jones (2015, Mississauga, ON) each recorded two hits for Canada.

RHP Tim Salvadore (2015, Hopkinton, MA) started and pitched 3.0 innings for Syracuse. The Virginia Tech commit was around the plate with his pitches, including a good slider in the upper-70s. His fastball sat in the 84-86 mph range, peaking at 87. Teammate and Pennsylvania commit RHP Jake Nelson (2015, Hopkinton, NH) pitched an inning in relief. The 6-foot-3, 215-pounder flashed projectable stuff, firing strikes at 87-90 mph, peaking at 91. 


Sliders' rally helps salvage 3-3 tie

10/24/2014

The South Texas Sliders scored in the bottom of the 7th inning on a Tyler Vlasek (2015, Missouri City, TX) RBI groundout to salvage a 3-3 tie with the Marlins Scout Team Friday morning at the Roger Dean Complex. South Texas' Jason Sellers (2015, Missouri City, TX) led all players with two hits. 

Oklahoma commit RHP Connor Berry (2015, Sugar Land, TX) started and pitched 4.2 innings for the Sliders, striking out six. He worked in the 82-86 mph range with an upper-70s curve. Teammate 2B/RHP Bernardo Martinez (2015, Laredo, TX) fanned a pair in his 1.1 innings of work. Martinez's fastball was clocked at 85-88 mph.

Paul Salizar worked in the 88-93 mph range in his 1.0 inning of relief for the Marlins.


Cornelius' sac fly lifts Pirates to 3-2 win

10/24/2014

Chris Cornelius' (2016, St. Louis, MO) sacrifice fly in the top of the 7th proved to be the game-winner as the St. Louis Pirates/Midwest Mets Scout Team beat Orlando PG Purple 3-2 Friday morning at the Roger Dean Complex.

Rhode Island commit Seamus Curran (2015, Feeding Hills, MA) led all players with two hits for St. Louis.

RHP Christopher Holba (2015, O'Fallon, IL) started and pitched 4.0 innings for St. Louis, striking out four. Holba, an East Carolina commit, worked in the 85-89 mph range, peaking at 92. He also flashed an upper-70s slider. Teammate RHP Austin Keen (2015, Smithton, IL) tossed 3.0 scoreless innings in relief. Keen fastball sat at 84-88 mph. He also showed a mid-70s slider.

RHP Casey Sutherland (2015, Apopka, FL) started and pitched 3.0 innings for Orlando, striking out three. The Davidson commit worked at 83-86 mph. Teammate and Florida Southern commit RHP Ryan Welsh (2015, Windermere, FL) tossed 2.0 innings in relief, working in the 80-85 mph range. West Virginia commit RHP Tanner Campbell (2015, De Leon Springs, FL) was in the 83-87 mph range in his 2.0 innings of relief.

UNC commit throws CGSO in Chandler's 1-0 W

10/24/2014

RHP Cole Aker (2015, Kernersville, NC) tossed a 7.0-inning complete game shutout with nine strikeouts and no walks for Chandler World in their 1-0 win over South Florida PG Navy Friday morning at the Roger Dean Complex. Aker, a North Carolina commit, worked in the 86-89 mph range with life, peaking at 91. He also flashed a mid-70s curve with 2/8 break and good depth.

RHP Johnny Leone (2017, Hollywood, FL) fanned a pair in 1.1 innings for South Florida. His fastball sat in the 82-87 mph range. Leone also flashed an upper-60s curve.

Eight-run 1st inning keys Midwest's 9-1 win

10/24/2014

Keyed by an eight-run 1st inning, Midwest PG Red beat Lids Indiana Bulls 9-1 Friday morning at the Roger Dean Stadium Complex.

Five different players recorded a hit for Midwest, including Kace Massner (2016, Burlington, IA), who went 2-for-2 with a triple, two RBI and two runs scored. Massner displayed a balanced swing with good bat speed and power potential. Teammate Kevin DeLaney (2015, Coralville, IA) went 1-for-2, filling the box score with a walk, a run scored and two RBI from the leadoff spot. In the outfield, DeLaney showed a good first step and the ability to cover a lot of ground.

Iowa commit RHP Cole Baker (2015, Grimes, IA) started and pitched 3.0 innings for Midwest, striking out four. He displayed a balanced delivery with good hip rotation, attacking hitters at 86-88 mph, peaking at 90 with armside run and sink. 

2015 RHP throws CGSO in All-Star's 3-0 win

10/24/2014

RHP Allen Barry (2015, Malvern, PA) tossed a complete game, two-hit shutout for All-Star Baseball Academy in their 3-0 win over South Florida Bandits Friday morning at the Roger Dean Complex. The 6-foot-1, 200-pound Barry displayed good command of his fastball, firing strikes at 81-85 mph from an overtop arm angle.

Tim Quinn (2015, Media, PA) went 2-for-3 with all three RBI for All-Star Baseball Academy. He displayed a fluid stroke, good bat speed and a sound hitting approach at the plate, with gap power.

RHP Randy Polonia (2015, Stamford, CT) started and pitched 3.0 innings for South Florida, striking out eight. The 6-foot-1, 187-pounder worked in the 79-84 mph range from an overtop arm angle. He also flashed a good breaking pitch in the mid-70s.


Sandlot holds off Elite to win 8-5

10/23/2014

Keyed by a four-run 4th inning, Sandlot Scout Team was able to survive Elite Squad Prime's four-run rally in the 6th and hold onto a 8-5 win Thursday night at the Roger Dean Complex. Sandlot scored their eight runs on three hits and nine walks, including three by Oklahoma commit Hunter Southerland (2015, Oklahoma City, OK). 

Oklahoma commit RHP Austin Hansen (2015, Lenexa, KS) struck out 11 in 5.0 one-hit innings for Sandlot. He displayed good command and control to both sides of the plate, flashing outstanding arm action while firing strikes at 87-89 mph, peaking at 90 with life. He kept hitters off balance with a late-breaking slider with tight rotation in the upper-70s, and a low-80s changeup. Oklahoma State commit RHP Corey Zangari (2015, Oklahoma City, OK) popped the glove at 88-91 mph. At the plate, he went 1-for-4, showing a confident and aggressive approach. RHP Joshua McMinn (2015, Oklahoma City, OK) flashed a fastball at 87-89 mph in his brief relief appearance.

Miami commit RHP Andrew Cabezas (2015, Miami Gardens, FL) started and pitched 3.0 innings for Elite Squad, striking out five. He displayed good command and the ability to pitch inside effectively, while working in the 89-92 mph range, peaking at 94 with heavy sink. Cabezas also flashed a late-breaking slider in the low-80s and a mid-70s changeup.

Miami commit RHP Frank Bartow (2015, Miami, FL) worked 1.1 scoreless innings of relief, firing strikes at 87-89 mph, peaking at 90. Bartow also flashed a low-70s curve and a low-80s changeup. RHP Nathan Pawelczyk (2015, Pompano Beach, FL) worked a scoreless inning, showing an effortless arm action while popping the glove at 89-91 mph with heavy sink. He also showed a late-breaking curve in the low-80s with good depth.


Canes toss one-hitter in 3-0 win

10/23/2014

Three pitchers combined on a one-hitter in the Evoshield Canes' 3-0 win over Miami PG Columbia Blue Thursday night at the Roger Dean Complex.

Texas A&M commit RHP Ashe Russell (2015, Indianapolis, IN) started and pitched 4.0 one-hit innings, striking out five. Russell threw 33 of 45 pitches for strikes (73 percent) and worked in the 88-92 mph range, peaking at 93. He also flashed a low-80s slider and low-80s changeup. Teammate and VCU commit RHP Jack Alkire (2015, Cheverly, MD) fanned four in 2.0 innings, working at 86-88 mph with an upper-70s changeup. RHP Evan Sperling (2015, Poquoson, VA) fired strikes at 90-92 mph. Sperling, a Virginia commit, also flashed a low-70s curve.

Logan (LT) "Anthony" Tolbert (2015, Piedmont, SC) led all players with two hits. The South Carolina commit also walked and scored a run.

Edrick D Agosto (2015, Catano, PR) fanned six in 3.0 innings for Miami. The 6-foot-4, 247-pounder pounded the zone with fastballs at 88-91 mph, peaking at 92. Agosto also flashed a mid-70s curve and low-80s changeup.


Big inning keys Scorpions' 12-6 win

10/23/2014

Keyed by a five-run 3rd inning, Orlando Scorpions/Mets Scout Team downed the Dallas Mustangs 12-6 Thursday night at the Roger Dean Complex. 

South Carolina commit Carlos A Cortes (2016, Oviedo, FL) and Florida State commit Tyler Holton (2015, Tallahassee, FL) each recorded two hits for the Scorpions. Cortes went 2-for-3 with a homer, a walk, two RBI and three runs scored. He showed a short, compact swing with good bat speed and plate coverage. Holton went 2-for-2 with a double, an RBI and two runs scored, while showing a quiet hitting approach and good extension.

RHP Cole Sands (2015, Tallahassee, FL) started for Orlando and struck out six in 2.0 innings. The Florida State commit displayed good command and attacked hitters at 88-92 mph, peaking at 93 with riding life. He was quick to the plate and maintained his velocity while flashing projectable stuff. He also flashed a low-80s slider and a low-80s changeup.

LSU commit RHP Todd Peterson (2016, Lake Mary, FL) fanned four in 2.0 innings for Orlando. He was around the plate with all his pitches, including an 86-90 mph fastball with riding life. Peterson also showed an upper-70s breaking pitch and a low-80s changeup. Teammate and Oklahoma State commit LHP Cameron Kremers (2015, Beeville, TX) struck out a pair in his 2.0 innings of work. The 6-foot-8, 235-pound Kremers worked in the 77-82 mph range.

Texas Tech commit RHP Antonio Santillan (2015, Arlington, TX) struck out the side in his inning of work for the Mustangs. He displayed good command and a quick arm, attacking hitters at 90-94 mph. Santillan also flashed a late-breaking slider in the low-80s. At the plate, he went 2-for-2 with a stolen base and a run scored, showing good bat speed and a compact swing. OF/RHP Bryce Verplank (2015, Flower Mound, TX) pitched in the 86-89 mph range in his inning of relief. 


High velo arms dominate in FTB's 6-5 win

10/23/2014

Cardinals Scout Team/FTB Chandler scored two runs in the bottom of the 6th on a two-run homer off the bat of UCF commit Jason Heinrich (2015, Spring Hill, FL) to help hold off Baseball Northwest's late rally and secure a 6-5 win Thursday night at the Roger Dean Complex. Heinrich displayed a fluid stroke and good plate coverage, going 2-for-3 with the aforementioned home run, a triple and three RBI.

Fellow UCF commit LHP Juan Hillman (2015, Haines City, FL) started and pitched 2.0 no-hit innings for FTB, striking out six. Hillman threw 18 of 23 pitches for strikes (78 percent), working in the 87-90 mph range with good life. He also flashed an 11/5 curve in the low-70s.

UNC commit RHP Jordan Gubelman (2015, Sarasota, FL) and Florida commit LHP Michael Zimmerman (2015, Naples, FL) each tossed 2.0 innings in relief for FTB. The 6-foot-4, 220-pound Gubelman showed a smooth delivery, firing strikes with an explosive fastball at 86-89 mph, peaking at 90. Zimmerman's fastball sat at 87-89 mph, peaking at 91. He also flashed a mid-70s curve and a low-80s changeup. UCF commit LHP Travis Hosterman (2016, Oviedo, FL) struck out the side in his inning, working in the 84-88 mph range with armside run. 

Oregon commit LHP Matthew Henckel (2015, Gig Harbor, WA) fanned eight in 4.2 innings for Baseball Northwest. Henckel displayed an easy arm action and delivered from a 3/4 arm angle, firing strikes at 82-86 mph, peaking at 87. He also flashed a low-70s curve and an upper-70s changeup. Teammate RHP Jackson Wark (2015, St. Albert, AB) struck out three in 1.1 inning out of the bullpen. The 6-foot-6, 215-pound Wark dialed his fastball up in the 85-88 mph range with sink from a high 3/4 arm angle. He also flashed an upper-70s curve.

Sun Devils rally to salvage 6-6 tie

10/23/2014

The Texas Sun Devils scored two runs in the top of the 7th, including the game-tying run on Darren Willis' (2016, Metairie, LA) RBI sacrifice, to salvage a 6-6 tie with Team Evoshield Thursday night at the Roger Dean Complex.

Rice commit Gavin Johnson (2015, San Antonio, TX) went 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored for Texas. Behind the plate, Johnson showed good arm strength and a quick release. His starting batterymate, Mississippi State commit RHP Parker Ford (2015, Lufkin, TX) wowed scouts with fastball at 87-92 mph in his 3.2 innings, peaking at 93.

LHP Adam Goree (2017, Lake Charles, LA) struck out three in 2.1 innings of relief for the Sun Devils. Goree's heater sat at 84-88 mph. He also flashed a low-70s changeup and a mid-70s breaking pitch. Teammate and Texas commit RHP Chase Shugart (2015, Bridge City, TX) fanned a pair in 1.0 inning. Shugart pumped in fastballs at 85-90 mph.

For Evoshield, RHP Dylan Thompson (2015, Myrtle Beach, SC) started and pitched 2.0 innings, striking out four. He worked in the 87-90 mph range, peaking at 92. Thompson also flashed an upper-70s curve and a low-80s changeup. Teammate and Florida State commit RHP Joshua Lowe (2016, Marietta, GA) struck out five in 2.2 innings. The 6-foot-4, 190-pounder pounded the zone at 85-88 mph with a low-80s slider and low-80s changeup.


Big arms combine for no-no in Florida Burn's 3-1 W

10/23/2014

Six different pitchers combined to throw a no-hitter in Florida Burn's 3-1 win over Georgia PG Texas Orange Thursday night at the Roger Dean Complex. 

LHP Dillon McCollough (2015, Deltona, FL) started and pitched 1.2 innings for Florida, striking out three. He showed a loose arm and effortless arm action, firing strikes at 82-85 mph. He also flashed a low-70s curve with 11/5 break. Teammate RHP Brian Brown (2016, Safety Harbor, FL) worked 1.1 innings in relief. The 6-foot-5, 190-pound Brown has a projectable frame with room to fill. He worked from a smooth delivery with sound mechanics in the 82-87 mph range. Texas commit LHP Nick Kennedy (2015, Tampa, FL) tossed an inning in relief. His fastball sat at 87-88 mph. 

Virginia Tech commit RHP Cole Kragel (2015, Sarasota, FL), Mercer commit RHP Andrew Kane (2015, Windermere, FL) and Florida State commit RHP Chase Haney (2015, Winter Garden, FL) all struck out two in an inning of relief for the Burn. Kragel's, Kane's and Haney's heater sat in the 84-87 mph range, while Kane and Haney also flashed a low-70s breaking pitch. 

Kennesaw State commit LHP Trevor Hillhouse (2016, Canton, GA) started and pitched 3.0 innings for Georgia. The 6-foot-6, 180-pounder showed control to both sides of the plate with a deceptive delivery and sound mechanics, firing strikes at 86-88 mph with armside run and sink. Hillhouse also flashed a mid-70s curve.

Perfect Game White wins without a hit

10/23/2014

No hits was all it took for Perfect Game White to pull off a very odd 1-0 win over the Dirtbags.

Alex Griffith (Bristol, VA, 2015) collected the game's only extra-base hit when he connected for a double to left field in the second inning for the Dirtbags.

Bobby Hampton (Pikeville, NC, 2015) tossed a complete game no-hitter despite earning the loss. He struck out 6 in 6 innings. He displayed good command and good depth to his 69 mph curveball.

Christian Thomas (League City, TX, 2015) earned the win for Perfect Game White, throwing 4 shutout innings and giving up 4 hits while striking out 3. Casey Cobb (Hamilton, GA, 2015) tossed 3 shutout innings in relief to earn the save, giving up just a hit and a walk and collecting a strikeout. He displayed an 85-89 mph fastball that topped at 90 mph and a good 75 mph curveball.



Texas Scout Team Yankees score early to win

10/23/2014

The Texas Scout Team Yankees scored a pair of runs in the second inning before adding two more in the fourth inning to take a lead they wouldn't let go, defeating PG Dark Green Clippers, 4-2.

Bakari Gayle (Peachtree City, GA, 2015) had the big bat for the Yankees, going 2-for-2 with a 2-RBI double to center in the second inning. Gayle took an aggressive approach at the plate and showed a fluid swing with excellent strength. Satchel McElroy (League City, TX, 2015) connected for the team's other extra-base hit with a double to left field.

PG Dark Green Clippers' Nicholas Carloto (Trumbull, CT, 2015) tallied his team's lone extra-base hit when he smashed an RBI double to right field in the seventh inning.

Yankees starting pitcher Andy Pagnozzi (Fayetteville, AR, 2015) dazzled for 4 innings, striking out 3 hitters in 4 perfect innings. His fastball sat between 85-88 mph and he showed good feel for his 12/6 curveball that topped at 70 mph. He showed a 76 mph slider with tight rotation and a good changeup at 75 mph. Rudy Karre (Peoria, AZ, 2015) tossed 2 shutout innings of relief, allowing just 1 hit while striking out a pair of hitters. His fastball ranged between 86-89 mph and topped at 90 mph.




Dulin Dodgers/Rockies Scout Team win, 1-0

10/23/2014

The Dulin Dodgers/Rockies Scout Team scratched across a late run in the sixth inning to break a scoreless ballgame and eventually defeat the Atlanta Blue Jays, 1-0.

Von Watson (Cordova, TN, 2015) connected for an RBI line drive single to center in drive in the game's lone run for Dulin. He showed great power potential and the ability to stay inside the ball with a quick bat. Drake Frix (Plainville, GA, 2016) had the game's lone extra-base hit when he connected for a double to right field in the second inning, showing excellent power potential.

Southpaw Ethan Small (Lexington, TN, 2015) and Weston Bizzle (Lynn Haven, FL, 2017) combined to toss a seven-inning no-hit shutout for Dulin. Small displayed projectable stuff as a crafty lefty, throwing a fastball that ranged between 86-91 mph and topped at 92 mph and an 11/5 curveball at 76 mph. He collected 10 strikeouts in 5 perfect innings, starting the game with 6 straight strikeouts. Bizzle showed good use of his lower half and excellent arm action in his 2 innings of work in which he allowed a lone walk and struck out 3. his fastball sat between 87-89 mph and he threw a late-breaking curveball at 75 mph.

Atlanta Blue Jays starter Alex Speas (Powder Springs, GA, 2016) tossed 3 shutout innings, giving up a hit and a walk while collecting 7 strikeouts. His fastball ranged between 90-93 mph and he displayed an excellent 10/4 curveball at 78 mph. Zachary Shirey (Spring, TX, 2015) struck out 7 in 3 innings of relief for Atlanta. He showed an 88-90 mph fastball that topped at 91 mph. Morgan Foulks (Douglasville, GA, 2015) struck out a pair of hitters in an inning of relief, displaying an 84-88 mph fastball that topped at 89 mph with great arm side run.







Lemieux hits & pitches Palm Beach to 2-1 win

10/23/2014

Mack Lemieux (2015, Tequesta, FL) ripped an RBI double in the bottom of the 5th, which proved to be the game-winner in Palm Beach Select 17u's 2-1 win over the Midland Redskins Thursday night at the Roger Dean Complex. Lemieux, a Florida Atlantic commit, went 1-for-1 at the plate with two walks. On the mound, he started and pitched 2.0 innings, striking out a pair. His fastball sat in the 85-88 mph range. He also flashed an upper-70s slider and an upper-70s changeup.

RHP Ryan Nolan (2015, Stuart, FL) fanned three in 3.0 innings of relief for Palm Beach. The 6-foot-1, 200-pounder has broad shoulders with room to fill, and used his large frame to fire strikes at 84-88 mph with good life, peaking at 89. Nolan displayed good command, controlling both sides of the plate with all his pitches, including an upper-70s changeup with sink. Teammate and Florida International commit RHP Brock Minich (2015, Jupiter, FL) tossed an inning of relief, fanning a pair. The 6-foot-6, 220-pounder showed good extension out front and a long arm action, working in the 87-89 mph range. He also flashed a low-70s curve and a low-80s changeup.

For Midland, Missouri commit Grant Macciocchi (2015, West Chester, OH) started and pitched 3.0 innings. He was around the plate with his pitches, showing a smooth delivery while offering heaters in the 86-88 mph range with armside run and sink. Macciocchi flashed projectable stuff, also showing a low-70s curve.

Vandy & Nebraska commits square off in 1-0 duel

10/23/2014

Alabama commit Cobie Vance (2015, Fayetteville, NC) drove in the game's only run on a 3rd-inning RBI double for Team Elite Prime in their 1-0 win over Mid-Atlantic PG Orange on Thursday night at the Roger Dean Complex.

Vanderbilt commit LHP Evan Steele (2015, Marietta, GA) struck out seven in 6.0 scoreless innings for Team Elite, throwing 54 of 79 pitches for strikes (68 percent). The 6-foot-5, 210-pounder showed a quick arm, firing strikes at 84-88 mph, peaking at 89. He also flashed a low-70s curve. Teammate 
RHP Will Ethridge (2016, Lilburn, GA) fanned one in his inning of relief. The 6-foot-5, 190-pound Ethridge worked from a high 3/4 arm angle in the 87-89 mph range. He also mixed in a low-80s curve.

Nebraska commit RHP Chad Luensmann (2015, Altoona, PA) struck out three in 5.0 one-hit innings for Mid-Atlantic. The 6-foot-3, 215-pounder showed a quick, loose arm with an online delivery while working in the 87-89 mph range, peaking at 90. He showed a good late-breaking slider in the low-70s and a mid-70s changeup with sink.

SWFL Baseball rallies for 3-2 comeback win

10/23/2014

Syracuse Sports Zone and SWFL Baseball traded 0's on the scoreboard for five innings before Syracuse put up a pair of runs in the sixth ans SWFL scored 3 in the bottom half of the inning to win, 3-2.

Brandon Hernandez (Royal Palm Beach, FL, 2015) had SWFL's lone extra-base hit when he connected for a line drive double to right field to start the bottom of the sixth. Chris Berry (Seminole, FL, 2015) collected a pair of RBI for SWFL.

Griffin Dey (Pound Ridge, NY, 2015) collected the lone extra-base hit for Syracuse when he connected for an RBI double to right field in the top of the sixth. He also walked and scored a run.

Thaddeus Ward (Fort Myers, FL, 2015) started the game for SWFL, tossing 3 shutout inning while giving up just 1 hit and collecting 6 strikeouts. Ward displayed outstanding pitching mechanics and showed off a fastball that sat between 87-90 mph and touched 91 mph. Francisco Arias (Brandon, FL, 2015) tossed 2 shutout innings of relief and showed an 89-91 mph fastball that touched 93 mph. Arthur Rolle (Brandon, FL, 2015) showed excellent arm action in 2 innings of relief, while displaying a fastball that ranged between 85-88 mph and topped at 89 mph.

Syracuse pitcher Jacob Stevens (Darien, CT, 2015) dazzled scouts with an electric fastball that ranged between 88-93 mph and touched 95 mph. He showed good arm action and was quick to the plate.






Reds Midwest Scout Team put on a show

10/23/2014

The Reds Midwest Scout Team struck for 9 runs in 5 innings, including 8 runs in the third inning. They finished with 12 hits while holding DBacks Langley Blaze scoreless.

Joshua Stowers (Westchester, IL, 2015) paced the Reds offense with a 2-for-3 performance with a double, 2 RBI, and 2 runs. He stayed inside the ball well and showed good plate coverage. Brandon Krennrich (McHenry, IL, 2015) swung the bat well with a 2-for-2 game, adding a double, an RBI, and a run. Ethan Skender (Metamora, IL, 2015) added the Reds other double when he connected for a line drive double to left field to score a run in the third. He finished with 2 RBI, a walk, and a run, showing a quick bat with gap power. Cole Daily (Springfield, IL, 2015) went 2-for-3 with a run, while teammate Tyler Paulsen (Channahon, IL, 2015) added a pair of singles and a run.

Miles Gordon (Oakville, ON, 2015) had the DBacks' lone extra-base hit when he connected for a double to left field in the bottom of the first.

Jeremy Orbik (Homewood, IL, 2015) earned the win on the mound for the Reds, tossing 3 shutout innings while giving up just 2 hits and striking out 4. He displayed a fastball that sat between 86-88 mph and topped at 89 mph, a 76 mph 12/6 curveball with excellent late break, and an 83 mph changeup with good arm side run. Cal Coughlin (Lake Forest, IL, 2016) showed a fastball that topped at 88 mph in an inning of relief.

Josh Burgmann (Nanaimo, BC, 2016) showed positive arm action while displaying an 85-88 mph fastball in his start for DBacks.








Upstate Mavericks use 10-run inning to win

10/23/2014

The St. Louis Pirates/Midwest Mets Scout Team got off to a fast start and took a 5-0 lead after three innings before the Upstate Mavericks struck for 10 runs in the top of the fourth and eventually won, 13-5.

Dalton Light (Atlanta, GA, 2015) connected for the big hit to tie the game at 5-5 when he stroked a line drive bases-clearing triple to right field in the fourth inning. He showed positive hitting mechanics and an aggressive approach at the plate. He finished the game 1-for-2 with 3 RBI, 2 runs, and a walk. Benjamin Peden (Greenville, SC, 2015) added a huge hit for Upstate with a bases-clearing double to centerfield. He finished 1-for-2 with 3 RBI, 2 runs, and a pair of walks. Caleb Whitenton (Alto, GA, 2015) went 2-for-4 with a double and 2 runs, while Connor Stutts (Atlanta, GA, 2015) added the other double in addition to an RBI and a run.

Jake Zarrello (Miami, FL, 2016) had St. Louis' big extra-base hit when he connected for an RBI triple to deep centerfield, showing excellent power potential. Chris Cornelius (St. Louis, MO, 2016) drove in a run with a double to left field in the bottom of the third. Dane Toppel (South Elgin, IL, 2015) added the team's second double.

St. Louis pitcher Luke Shilling (Clarkston, MI, 2015) displayed a fastball that sat between 88-91 mph, while teammate Jacob Jaycox (Florissant, MO, 2015) topped at 89 mph from the mound.









Ontario Blue Jays strike for 10 runs in win

10/23/2014

The Ontario Blue Jays struck quickly and never looked back, scoring 8 runs in the top of the first inning before eventually defeating New York PG Maroon, 10-0.

Perfect Game All-American Josh Naylor (Mississauga, ON, 2015) connected for the big hit of the afternoon with a 3-run homerun to right field in his first at-bat. He showed a solid approach with excellent bat speed and a lot of raw power. Nick Howie (Oakville, ON, 2015) connected for the team's other extra-base hit when he doubled to left field to lead off the ballgame. He went 1-for-2 with a walk, an RBI, and 2 runs scored. Darren Shred (Brampton, ON, 2015) paced the Ontario offense with a 2-for-3 performance and an RBI.

Carnegy Calzado (Bronx, NY, 2015) tallied New York's lone extra-base hit with a double to right field, showing a fluid hitting stroke with positive gap power.

RJ Freure (Burlington, ON, 2015) earned the win for Ontario, tossing 3 shutout innings while giving up just 3 hits and striking out 5 hitters.




Marucci Elite records 6-0 shutout win

10/23/2014

Marucci Elite scored early and often, tallying six runs and scoring in five straight innings to defeat the East Coast PG Grays.

Michael Benson (Vista, CA, 2015) paced the Marucci offense with a 3-for-3 performance at the plate. He added an RBI double to the books as well. He showed an aggressive approach at the plate with sound hitting mechanics and good bat speed. Austin Shenton (Bellingham, WA, 2016) went 2-for-2 with 3 RBI and a walk for Marucci. He showed excellent patience at the plate.

The spotlight belonged to Marucci southpaw Tyler Watson (Gilbert, AZ, 2015), who tossed 5 electric no-hit innings while giving up a lone walk and striking out 9 East Coast hitters. He started the game off by striking out the side in order. He displayed an excellent arsenal that included an 85-88 mph fastball that topped at 89 mph, a late-breaking 11/5 curveball that topped at 74 mph which he commanded well, and a 79 mph slider that could be a potential plus pitch. Al Pesto (Savannah, GA, 2015) lit up radar guns in his 10-pitch inning of relief, with a fastball that sat between 89-91 mph.





Ohio Warhawks win a pitcher's duel, 1-0

10/23/2014

Thanks to a sixth inning run, the Ohio Warhawks held on to shut out Palm Beach PAL in a 1-0 ballgame to start the WWBA World Championship.

A line drive double to left field off the bat of Curtis Terry (Snellville, GA, 2015) scored the game's lone run. He showed a sound hitting approach and stayed inside the ball well with a fluid stroke.

Aldrich De Jongh (Lake Worth, FL, 2016) paced the Palm Beach offense with a pair of singles. Pemron Burrows (Riviera Beach, FL, 2015) added a double for Palm Beach, the team's lone extra-base hit. He displayed a sound hitting approach with good gap power.

Jake Lovvorn (Tucker, GA, 2015), Larry Quaney III (Las Vegas, NV, 2015), Colin Kilgore (Cordova, TN, 2015), and Riley Cabral (Oklahoma City, OK, 2015) combined to shut out Palm Beach. Lovvorn gave up a hit and a pair of walks while striking out 2 in 2 innings of work. Quaney III gave up a hit and struck out 2 in 2 relief innings. Kilgore threw 2 innings of relief and gave up a hit and a walk while getting a strikeout. His fastball ranged between 86-88 mph and topped at 89 mph. Cabral displayed an 88-90 mph fastball in his inning of relief.

Ricky Miranda (Coconut Creek, FL, 2015) threw 4 shutout innings for Palm Beach, giving up a hit and a walk while tallying 4 strikeouts. Southpaw Kyle Farjad (Loxahatchee, FL, 2016) surrendered 1 earned run on a hit and a pair of walks while striking out 4 batters. His fastball ranged between 86-88 mph and topped at 89 mph. He also flashed potential for a plus slider that topped at 75 mph.







Chandler World bats come to life in win

10/23/2014

Chandler World got off to a fast start, putting up 3 runs in the top of the first and 4 more in the second to take a commanding lead early. Despite a late rally by Chicago Scouts Association, Chandler World held on to win, 8-5.

Perfect Game All-American Devin Davis (Santa Clarita, CA, 2015) paced the Chandler offense with a 2-for-3 performance that includes a 2-RBI triple to right field in the first inning. Davis finished the game with 3 RBI, a walk, and a run scored, in edition to his 2 hits. Ty Denzer (Victoria, MN, 2015) and Ryan Sloniger (Punxsutawney, PA, 2015) each added doubles for Chandler. Denzer finished 1-for-2 with a run scored, while Sloniger was 1-for-3 with a run. Travis Blankenhorn (Pottsville, PA, 2015) contributed with a single and 2 runs. He displayed a short, compact swing with excellent bat speed.

Jack Suwinski (Chicago, IL, 2016) paced the Chicago offense, going 2-for-3 with a triple, a RBI, and a run scored. He showed a quick bat with good extension at the plate. Ben Rortvedt (New Glarus, WI, 2016) also had a 2-for-3 game with a RBI and a run scored.

Dallas Woolfolk (Southaven, MS, 2015) threw five excellent innings to earn the win for Chandler. He gave up 2 earned runs on 6 hits and a walk, while collecting 4 strikeouts. Woolfolk showed an 88-91 mph fastball that topped at 92 mph and showed life. He displayed positive mechanics and showed he can control his pitches. Luke Glavin (Williamsport, PA, 2015) tossed 2 no-hit innings of relief, walking a batter and striking out 2.

Shane Ritter (Plainfield, IL, 2015) started on the mound for Chicago and threw a fastball ranging between 85-89 mph and topping at 90 mph. He also flashed potential for a late-breaking slider that topped at 78 mph. Cyrillo Watson (Cudahy, WI, 2016) threw 2 shutout innings of relief with a pair of strikeouts. His fastball ranged between 85-88 mph. He also showed an excellent slider that topped at 75 mph.







Homeplate Chilidogs hold on to early lead

10/23/2014

The Homeplate Chilidogs got on the board in the top of the first inning and didn't look back, holding on to defeat the Toronto Blue Jays Scout Team, 3-2 in the WWBA World Championship's first tournament game.

Perfect Game All-American Tristin English (Williamson, GA, 2015) got the scoring started when he connected for a line drive single to right field to score fellow PG All-American Cornelius Randolph (Griffin, GA, 2015). Carter Perkins (McDonough, GA, 2015) drove in the team's third run with a line drive single in the third inning. Jabari Richards (Fayetteville, GA, 2015) paced the offense with a pair of singles and a run scored.

The Toronto Blue Jays Scout Team attempted a comeback in the bottom of the third when they scored a pair of runs. Tripp Aversa (Fountain Valley, CA, 2015) drove in the team's first run with a line drive single to center field. Jeremy Pena (Providence, RI, 2015) connected for the game's lone extra-base hit with a double to left field in the first inning.

Adam Goodman (Fayetteville, GA, 2015) and Jordan Schmits (Sharpsburg, GA, 2015) combined for the seven inning effort. Goodman tossed 5 innings and gave up 5 hits and 2 runs (1 earned), while allowing no walks and striking out 4 in the win. Schmits tossed 2 perfect innings in relief to collect the save, tallying a strikeout. He attacked hitters with a fastball that sat between 87-89 mph and showed a good 12/6 curveball.

Blake Workman (Ramona, CA, 2015) started for the Blue Jays and tossed 3 innings while displaying a fastball that sat between 86-88 mph and topped at 90 mph. Robert Peace (Wrightwood, CA, 2015) tossed 2 perfect innings of middle relief, striking out 3 while showing an 88-90 mph fastball. He also tossed a plus changeup that topped at 82 mph.

Syracuse defeats Blaze

10/23/2014

The Syracuse Sports Zone defeated the DBacks Langley Blaze 8-0 in their exhibition game.  Bryant commit, Jimmy Titus (2016, East Catholic HS, CT), led the way for the Syracuse offense staying inside the ball well and showing a quick bat as he went 2-2 with 1 triple, 1 run scored and 2 RBI.  Maine commit, Andrew Noviello (2015, Bridgewater-Raynham Reg HS, MA), added in a 1-2 performance showing a quick bat and good bat speed with 1 triple, 1 run scored, 2 RBI and 1 walk.  Virginia commit, Jack Weiller (2015, John Jay Cross River HS, NY), also impressed showing a short, compact swing and good extension as he went 2-2 with 2 runs scored and Griffin Dey (2015, Kennedy Catholic HS, NY), a Yale commit, went 2-2 with 1 run scored.  

Boston College commit, Thomas Lane (2015, Phillips Academy HS, NH), started and earned the win for Syracuse going 2 perfect innings and striking out 2 batters.  Lane featured an 84-88 mph fastball and mixed in a 77-82 mph changeup and a 77-78 mph slider.  

For the Blaze, Hayden Jaco went 1-2 with 1 stolen base.  

Davis powers Chandler World to W

10/23/2014

Chandler World defeated Canada PG Gold 10-1 in their exhibition game.  Loyola Marymount commit, Devin Davis (2015, Valencia HS, CA), helped power the Chandler World offense displaying good bat speed as he went 1-1 with a pinch hit solo home run.  Brandon Perez (2015, Mater Dei HS, CA), a USC commit, added in a 1-2 performance using a quiet hitting approach and a short, compact swing with 1 run scored and 2 RBI.  Penn State commit, Ryan Sloniger (2015, Punxsutawney Area HS, PA), also impressed using an aggressive approach and getting good extension as he went 1-2 with 2 RBI.  

Penn State commit, Eli Nabholz (2015, Pottsville Area HS, PA), started and earned the win for Chandler World throwing 1 perfect inning of work and recording 1 strikeout.  Nabholz featured an impressive 86-88 mph fastball and mixed in a 75-78 mph changeup and an 83 mph cutter.  

For Canada PG Gold, Troy Daring (2016, Heart Lake HS, ON) showed a quick bat going 2-2 and Luke Van Rycheghem (2016, Bridgeton HS, ON) went 1-3 with 1 run scored.  

Redskins top Marucci Elite

10/23/2014

The Midland Redskins defeated Marucci Elite 2-0 in their exhibition game.  Miami (OH) commit, Nick Ernst (2015, La Salle HS, OH), started and earned the win for the Redskins tossing 3 shutout innings allowing just 2 hits and 2 walks, while striking out 3 batters.  Ernst showed a long, loose arm action and an online delivery with his 84-87/89 mph fastball that had good life and sinking action.  He also effectively mixed in a 67-72 mph curveball that flashed potential.  

Vanderbilt commit, Tyler Duvall (2016, Lebanon HS, OH), and Georgia Tech commit, Chase Murray (2016, Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy HS, OH), led the way for the Redskins' offense as they each went 1-2 with 1 RBI.  

For the Marucci Elite, Alex Webb (2015, Columbia Central HS, TN), an Alabama commit, showed a fluid stroke and made very hard contact as he went 1-3 at the plate.   He also showed good receiving skills behind the plate and an accurate arm.  

LSU commit, Brennan Breaux (2015, St Thomas More HS, LA), took the tough-luck-loss for Marucci tossing 3 innings allowing 1 unearned run on 2 hits and 1 walk, while striking out 3 batters.  Breaux showed an effortless arm action and a smooth delivery on the mound as he featured an 83-86/87 mph fastball and worked in a 77-80 mph changeup that flashed potential and a 71-72 mph curveball that showed good depth.  


Blue Jays win over Blaze

10/23/2014

The Ontario Blue Jays defeated the DBacks Langley Blaze 2-1 in their exhibition game.  Liam Munshi (Our Lady of Mount Carmel HS, ON) started and earned the win for the Blue Jays tossing 4 shutout innings allowing just 2 hits and no walks, while striking out 4 batters with an impressive 75% strike percentage.  Munshi used a long arm action and featured a 78-81/82 mph fastball with armside run and a 67-73 mph curveball.  

Reese O'Farrell (2015, Notre Dame Catholic SS, ON) led the way for the Blue Jays' offense going 2-3 with 1 double and 1 run scored.  Austin Ferguson (2015, St Thomas Aquinas Catholic SS) added in a 1-4 day at the plate with 1 double and Owen Jansen (2016, Iroquois Ridge HS, ON) went 1-4 with 2 RBI. 

For the Blaze, Austin Hoffman (2016, Alleghany HS, PA) went 1-3 with 1 double and Jeremi Longpre (2015, Yale Secondary HS, BC) went 1-3 with 1 double, 1 run scored and 1 stolen base.  

Warhawks edge Canada PG Gold

10/23/2014

The Ohio Warhawks defeated Canada PG Gold 4-2 in their exhibition game.  Georgia State commit, Curtis Terry (2015, Archer HS, GA), helped power the Warhawks' offense showing a short, compact swing and good bat speed as he went 1-2 with a solo home run.  Auburn commit, Daino Deas (2015, Parkview HS, GA), added in a 1-2 performance with 1 triple and 1 run scored.  Tyler Schmidt (2015, Crosswell-Lexington HS, MI), a Marshall commit, also impressed showing good extension and plate coverage going 1-3 with 1 triple and 1 run scored.  

Arizona State commit, Peyton Culbertson (2015, Collierville HS, TN), earned the win out of the bullpen for the Warhawks tossing 1 perfect inning and recording 2 strikeouts.  Culbertson used a sharp downhill motion and showed a quick arm with his 86-88 mph fastball while mixing in a 73-79 mph slider and a 76-78 mph changeup.  

For Canada PG Gold, Lucas Parente (2017, Notre Dame Catholic SS, ON) showed a quiet hitting approach and good bat speed as he went 2-3 with 1 RBI.  

Ben Braun (2015, Georgetown District HS, ON) took the loss for Canada PG Gold, but showed well in 5 innings of work allowing 3 runs, 2 earned, on 5 hits and 2 walks, while striking out 7 batters.  Braun's arm worked well and he was around the plate with his aggressive 73-77/78 mph fastball, 68-72 mph changeup that flashed potential, and a 60-64 mph curveball he featured as an outpitch.  
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