Class of 2016 HS Top 500 National Rankings
Ranking Last Updated: 6/8/2016
National Player Rankings By Grad Year


Rankings for 2016 grad class

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RankPlayerPosHometownCommitmentDraftedDebutedHSTravel TeamLast Played 
1 Jason Groome
6-6  180  L/L
LHP Barnegat, NJ Chipola College Rd 1 by Red Sox (2016) Barnegat Tri-State Arsenal
Just a special, special arm, Easy mid 90's and touches upper 90's, Good CB, can pitch. Dominant at WWBA. PG AA Very good at PG NationalMVPitcher of WWBA 15u.
2 Riley Pint
6-4  195  R/R
RHP Lenexa, KS Louisiana State Rd 1 by Rockies (2016) St. Thomas Aquinas Mac N Seitz
Dominant at WWBA. FB 94-96 mph and very good breaking ball. Very good at PG National Up to 97 at WWBA
3 Blake Rutherford
6-2  190  L/R
OF Simi Valley, CA UCLA Rd 1 by Yankees (2016) Chaminade College Preparatory EvoShield Canes
Showed crazy power at PG AA. Runs very well. Superstar potential Outstanding and MVP at PG MLK
4 Ian Anderson
6-3  170  R/R
RHP Rexford, NY Vanderbilt Rd 1 by Braves (2016) Braves (2020) Shenendehowa Clifton Park Knights
Easy Mid 90's. PG AA Very high ceiling, fun to watch him pitch. Up to 93 PG National
5 Mickey Moniak
6-2  190  L/R
OF Encinitas, CA UCLA Rd 1 by Phillies (2016) Phillies (2020) La Costa Canyon San Diego Show
Can flat out hit Very good bat speed with big power potential. Absolutely mashed at PG Underclass AA Games, Very good at PG National
6 Joshua Lowe
6-4  190  L/R
3B Marietta, GA Florida State Rd 1 by Rays (2016) Rays (2021) Pope Evoshield Canes
Incredible athlete. Mid 90's on the mound, with good breaking ball, 6.5 runner, 95 across the IF and 100 mph exit velos at PG National. Huge power potential PGAA
7 Braxton Garrett
6-3  190  R/L
LHP Florence, AL Vanderbilt Rd 1 by Marlins (2016) Marlins (2020) Florence East Cobb Astros
Very impressive all fall Low 90's, good breaking ball. Very good at PG National
8 Alex Kirilloff
6-2  195  L/L
1B New Kensington, PA Liberty Rd 1 by Twins (2016) Twins (2020) Plum Baseball U
Big potential with bat. Ball just comes off his bat different. Showed ridiculous power at PG AA winning HR derby
9 Matt Manning
6-6  185  R/R
RHP Elk Grove, CA Loyola Marymount Rd 1 by Tigers (2016) Tigers (2021) Sheldon NORCAL Baseball
Showed mid 90's FB at PG AA and World Series. Extremely projectable. MVPitcher in Jupiter, Up to 95 at CA World Series
10 Drew Mendoza
6-4  215  L/R
1B Minneola, FL Florida State Rd 3 by Nationals (2019) Lake Minneola Orlando Scorpions
Very Good bat speed with big power potential. Stood out at PG Junior National. Good in the field as well and also upper 80's on the mound.
11 Gavin Lux
6-2  175  L/R
SS Kenosha, WI Arizona State Rd 1 by Dodgers (2016) Dodgers (2019) Indian Trail Academy Hitters Baseball
Can swing it from the leftside and very good defensive SS. Showed very projectable bat at PG National
12 Joe Rizzo
5-11  215  L/R
3B Oak Hill, VA South Carolina Rd 2 by Mariners (2016) Oakton Evoshield Canes 17U National
Very good all around player. Made game looks easy at PG National. Great swing with huge power. PG AA
13 Taylor Trammell
6-2  195  L/L
OF Powder Springs, GA Georgia Tech Rd 1 Comp by Reds (2016) Mariners (2021) Mt Paran Christian Triton Rays Scout Team
Very good all around player and really projects
14 Joey Wentz
6-5  209  L/L
LHP Leawood, KS Virginia Rd 1 Comp by Braves (2016) Shawnee Mission East Mac-n-Seitz
All coming together for the projectable LHP low to better 90's now and dominating. Power bat
15 Forrest Whitley
6-7  250  R/R
RHP San Antonio, TX Florida State Rd 1 by Astros (2016) Alamo Heights
Big power mid 90's arm
16 Nolan Jones
6-4  200  L/R
SS Langhorne, PA Virginia Rd 2 by Indians (2016) Holy Ghost Prep Philly Bandits
Can really swing the bat! Outstanding at PG National and also low 90s on the mound!
17 Cole Stobbe
6-1  200  R/R
SS Omaha, NE Arkansas Rd 3 by Phillies (2016) Millard West HS team
Very projectable bat. Impressed at PG National. Very good at WWBA Events. Big time bat speed
18 Delvin Perez
6-3  165  R/R
SS Loiza, PR Rd 1 by Cardinals (2016) International Baseball Academy IABHS Knights
Outstanding defender and very projectable hitting tools. Showed very high ceiling at PG National
19 Jared Horn
6-3  225  
RHP Napa, CA California Rd 7 by Rockies (2019) Vintage
High level RHP really coming on this spring after impressing at Area Codes the last two years
20 Kevin Gowdy
6-4  175  R/R
RHP Santa Barbara, CA UCLA Rd 2 by Phillies (2016) Santa Barbara GBG Marucci
Arm really works. Can really pitch FB up to 94 mph at PG National. Great offspeed at PG AA
21 Reggie Lawson
6-4  187  R/R
RHP Adelento, CA Arizona State Rd 2 Comp by Padres (2016) Victor Valley CBA
Keeps getting better each time we see him, Easy 90-93 mph at PG National up to 94 mph at PG AA
22 Kyle Muller
6-5  210  R/L
LHP Dallas, TX Texas Rd 2 by Braves (2016) Braves (2021) Jesuit College Prep DBAT B
Up to 90 mph at PG National. Arm really works well. Been very good so far this spring
23 Thomas Jones
6-3  190  R/R
OF Greenville, SC Vanderbilt Rd 3 by Marlins (2016) Laurens Dist 55
Outstanding all around athlete, elite speed and bat really projects. Very impressive at WWBA
24 Will Benson
6-6  220  L/L
1B Atlanta, GA Duke Rd 1 by Indians (2016) The Westminster Schools East Cobb Astros 16u
Big left handed hitter with huge power potential
25 Alex Speas
6-4  190  R/R
RHP Powder Springs, GA Auburn Rd 2 by Rangers (2016) Mceachern Atlanta Bluejays 17u
Very fast arm that produces mid 90's FB's and touches upper 90s!
26 Charles King
6-5  205  R/R
RHP Coppell, TX TCU Coppell Dallas Tigers
Up to 93 mph at WWBA/ Showed well at PG National. Up to 95 mph in Jupiter
27 Carlos A Cortes
5-8  185  L/B
C Oviedo, FL South Carolina Rd 3 by Mets (2018) Lake Howell Scorpions 2016 Prime
Can flat out rake. Big power and ball jumps off his barrel 17u PG WS MVP
28 Nick Quintana
5-10  187  R/R
3B Las Vegas, NV Arizona Rd 2 by Tigers (2019) Arbor View Evoshield Canes
Shows very good bat speed and ball jumps off his bat. Very good at PG National He can flat out hit.
29 Ben Rortvedt
5-10  190  L/R
C Verona, WI Arkansas Rd 2 by Twins (2016) Twins (2021) Verona Area Rawlings Hitters
Flat out mashes. Hits everthing hard. HR at PG National. 450 ft BP HR's at PG AA
30 Cole Ragans
6-4  190  L/L
LHP Crawfordville, FL Florida State Rd 1 Comp by Rangers (2016) North Florida Christian Orlando Scorpions
Outstanding at PG National! FB up to 91 with more to come! Up to 93 at WWBA
31 Carter Kieboom
6-2  185  R/B
SS Marietta, GA Clemson Rd 1 Comp by Nationals (2016) Nationals (2019) Walton East Cobb Yankees
Really swings it well. Ball was jumping off his barrel at PG National!
32 Bo Bichette
6-0  185  R/R
SS Tierra Verde, FL Arizona State Rd 2 by Blue Jays (2016) Blue Jays (2019) Lakewood FTB Tucci
Showed very good bat at WWBA. Big time power potential. Ball just comes off his barrel hard
33 Luis A. Curbelo
6-3  185  R/R
SS Carolina, PR Miami Rd 6 by White Sox (2016) Cocoa Beyel Brothers Bulldogs
Made hard contact every at bat at PG national. Can flat out rake. PG AA with huge potential with the bat
34 Walker Robbins
6-3  215  L/L
1B Leakesville, MS Mississippi State Rd 5 by Cardinals (2016) George County Marucci Elite
Outstanding all around player, great defensively at 1B, can really swing the bat and low 90's on the mound PG AA
35 Nolan (Nonie) Williams
6-2  202  R/R
SS Kansas City, KS Louisiana State Rd 3 by Angels (2016) Home School Marucci Elite
Big time all around tools PG All American
36 Jeff Belge
6-5  230  L/L
LHP Syracuse, NY St. John's Rd 18 by Dodgers (2019) Henninger Baseball U
Up to 94 at WWBA. Very good at PG Underclass AA Games
37 Brandon Marsh
6-4  210  L/R
OF Buford, GA Kennesaw State Rd 2 by Angels (2016) Angels (2021) Buford Team Elite Roadrunners
Outstanding athlete really impressed at PG HS Showdown
38 Austin Bergner
6-4  200  R/R
RHP Windermere, FL North Carolina Rd 9 by Tigers (2019) Windermere Prep Florida Burn
FB up to 95 mph with good offspeed. Outstanding at WWBA. Can hit too. Very good change to go with 95 at PG AA
39 Cooper Johnson
6-0  205  R/R
C Mundelein, IL Mississippi Rd 6 by Tigers (2019) Carmel Catholic Top Tier
Outstanding defensive catcher. About as good as they get defensively. Can really catch and throw. Good hitting tools as well. Very good at PG National
40 Jesus Luzardo
6-1  205  L/L
LHP Parkland, FL Miami Rd 3 by Nationals (2016) Athletics (2019) Marjory Stoneman Douglas Elite Squad Prime 17u
Can really pitch and fastball can reach the low 90's.
41 Mario Feliciano
6-1  195  R/R
C Hato Rey, PR Broward CC Rd 2 Comp by Brewers (2016) Brewers (2021) Carlos Beltran Baseball Academy ftb pride
Showed big time juice in his bat at PG National. He can really swing it
42 Tyler Fitzgerald
6-3  197  R/R
SS Rochester, IL Louisville Rd 4 by Giants (2019) Rochester Elite Baseball Training
Big tools at PG National, Showed very well at Midwest top. Very good all around tools at PG AA
43 Ryan Zeferjahn
6-4  200  R/R
RHP Topeka, KS Kansas Rd 3 by Red Sox (2019) Seaman Next Level Baseball
Low 90's at PG National with more to come. Up to 94 mph at PG National and in Jupiter
44 Avery Tuck
6-5  195  L/R
OF San Diego, CA San Diego State Rd 17 by Tigers (2018) Steele Canyon Trosky
Can flat out mash and does it against good pitching. Big power potential. Outstanding at PG National PG AA
45 Nick Hanson
6-6  210  R/R
RHP Savage, MN Kentucky Rd 3 by Reds (2016) Prior Lake Prior Lake Legion
Up to 94 mph at Kernels tournament
46 Spencer Van Scoyoc
6-4  195  L/L
LHP Cedar Rapids, IA Arizona State Rd 19 by Phillies (2019) Thomas Jefferson HS team
Big projection. Keeps getting better and already up to 90 mph. Good CB. Outstanding in Jupiter
47 Nolan Martinez
6-2  165  R/R
RHP Culver City, CA San Diego State Rd 3 by Yankees (2016) Culver City GBG Marucci
Up to 93 mph and can pitch
48 Nick Lodolo
6-6  185  L/L
LHP La Verne, CA TCU Rd 1 by Reds (2019) Damien SGV Arsenal
Easy throwing LHP projects large up to 92 mph at PG World Series
49 Will Ethridge
6-5  220  R/R
RHP Lilburn, GA Mississippi Rd 5 by Rockies (2019) Parkview Team Elite Roadrunners 17U
Very good at PG HS Showdown up to 93 mph and keeps getting better. Outstanding at PG National very good in Jupiter up to 92. very high ceiling
50 Khalil Lee
5-10  180  L/L
OF Centreville, VA Liberty Rd 3 by Royals (2016) Mets (2021) Flint Hill
Can really hit. Very good at PG National after showing very well at WWBA World Championship
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