Class of 2016 California State Rankings
Ranking Last Updated: 6/8/2016
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Rankings for 2016 grad class

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Class of 2016 California State Rankings - Ranked Prospects

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StateNatlPlayerPosHometownCommitmentDraftedDebutedHSTravel TeamLast Played 
1 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
2 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
3 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
4 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
5 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
6 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
7 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
8 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
9 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
10 82 Dominic Fletcher
5-9  175  L/L
OF Cypress, CA Arkansas Rd 2 Comp by Diamondbacks (2019) Cypress CBA Marucci 2016
Very good all around player. Really stood out at PG Underclass AA Games and PG National. Has a cannon in the OF
11 83 Blake Sabol
6-3  205  L/R
OF Aliso Niguel, CA Southern California Rd 7 by Pirates (2019) Aliso Niguel CBA Marucci
Can really hit and bat projects large. Keeps getting better and showed very well at PG National
12 84 Ben Baird
6-3  190  R/R
SS Agoura Hills, CA Washington Rd 20 by Indians (2016) Agoura GBG Marucci
Very good all player. Stands out each time we see him including at PG National
13 88 Will Proctor
6-2  185  R/R
RHP Manhattan Beach, CA Georgia Mira Costa GBG Marucci
Bat really projects, very good defensively
14 101 Josh Stephen
6-0  185  L/L
OF Newport Beach, CA Southern California Rd 11 by Phillies (2016) Mater Dei CBA Marucci
Nice easy swing and ball jumps off his bat. Impressed at PG National
15 106 Hunter Bishop
6-5  210  L/R
OF San Carlos, CA Arizona State Rd 1 by Giants (2019) Junipero Serra
16 110 Carter Aldrete
6-2  205  R/R
SS Monterey, CA Arizona State Rd 15 by Giants (2019) Monterey Trosky Baseball
Very good all around player
17 112 Andrew Daschbach
6-3  220  R/R
OF Atherton, CA Stanford Rd 11 by Orioles (2019) Sacred Heart Preparatory Trosky Baseball 18U White
Great athlete who showed a big time bat at PG National
18 119 Nick Kahle
5-10  210  R/R
C Simi Valley, CA Washington Rd 4 by Brewers (2019) Chaminade College Preparatory CBA Marucci
Very good defensive catcher who can really hit. MVP of 17u WWBA
19 129 Miles Sandum
6-4  215  L/L
LHP Apple Valley, CA San Diego Rd 31 by Yankees (2016) Granite Hills ABD Academy
Up to 93 mph in Jupiter
20 146 David Clawson
6-1  184  L/R
C Dana Point, CA Brigham Young Rd 34 by Yankees (2016) Dana Hills BPA Demarini Elite
Good all around catcher
21 148 Dylan Carlson
6-3  195  S/L
1B Elk Grove, CA Cal State Fullerton Rd 1 Comp by Cardinals (2016) Cardinals (2020) Elk Grove Nor Cal Valley/ Chandler World
22 Top 1000 John Hamilton
6-6  232  R/R
RHP Citrus Heights, CA Robert Mc Queen
22 152 Shane Martinez
6-1  190  R/R
SS Riverside, CA Arizona Rd 39 by Athletics (2016) John W. North
Outstanding defensive SS and bat really projects
23 155 Jack Dashwood
6-6  240  L/L
LHP El Cajon, CA UC Santa Barbara Rd 12 by Angels (2019) St. Augustine CBA Marucci 2016
Very good and projectable LHP
24 171 Spencer Steer
5-11  180  R/R
3B Long Beach, CA Oregon Rd 3 by Twins (2019) Millikan GBG Marucci
MVP of PG/Evoshield Upperclass National Championship; Very good hitting tools. Good at PG Underclass AA Games
25 174 Grant Gambrell
6-4  225  L/R
RHP Clovis, CA Oregon State Rd 3 by Royals (2019) Buchanan NorCal Baseball
Low 90's on the mound at PG National
26 184 Ryan Kreidler
6-4  208  R/R
SS Davis, CA UCLA Rd 4 by Tigers (2019) Davis PUF Capitalists (CCL)
Very good all around player.
27 195 Otis Statum
6-2  190  R/R
OF Oakland, CA Nevada Rd 39 by Reds (2016) Bishop O Dowd
28 206 Chris Murphy
6-1  175  L/L
LHP Granada Hills, CA San Diego Rd 6 by Red Sox (2019) Granada Hills Charter
Low 90;s LHP
29 231 Andre Nnebe
6-6  235  R/R
OF Oakland, CA Santa Clara Rd 28 by Brewers (2019) St. Marys
30 246 Cole Cardey
6-3  180  R/R
RHP Riverside, CA San Diego Arlington
31 247 Aaron Greenfield
6-1  185  R/R
OF Long Beach, CA North Carolina Millikan CBA Marucci
Big potential with the bat
32 255 Logan Pouelsen
6-0  185  L/R
1B Huntington Beach, CA Hawaii Huntington Beach So Cal Sox
SHow Big power potential at PG Evoshield and up to 89 on the mound as well
33 265 Jonathan Worley
6-5  200  R/R
RHP San Diego, CA Stanford High Tech Team California Warriors
34 275 Chase Strumpf
6-1  197  R/R
SS Ladera Ranch, CA UCLA Rd 2 by Cubs (2019) J Serra
Outstanding bat and very good defensive SS. Very good power potential.
35 286 Jeremy Ydens
6-2  200  R/R
OF Campbell, CA UCLA Rd 8 by Nationals (2019) St. Francis NorCal Baseball
36 297 Kevin Milam
6-0  205  R/R
3B Brentwood, CA St. Mary's Rd 14 by Yankees (2019) Heritage Zoots Baseball
37 300 Samad Taylor
5-9  159  S/R
SS Corona, CA Arizona Rd 10 by Indians (2016) Corona SGV Arsenal
Very good all around actions.
38 313 Matthew Fraizer
6-3  205  L/R
OF Fresno, CA Arizona Clovis North Central Cal Baseball Academy
39 319 Nathan Walker
6-4  185  R/R
C Carlsbad, CA San Diego Carlsbad Team California Warriors
40 331 Christopher Lincoln
6-4  190  R/R
RHP Moreno Valley, CA UC Santa Barbara Rd 5 by Padres (2019) Rancho Verde SGV Arsenal
41 332 Chris Clarke
6-7  212  R/R
RHP Newbury Park, CA Southern California Rd 4 by Cubs (2019) Newbury Park SGV Arsenal
42 348 Kyle Stowers
6-3  205  L/L
OF El Cajon, CA Stanford Rd 2 Comp by Orioles (2019) Christian No Fear
43 349 Landon Silver
6-2  190  R/R
OF Huntington Beach, CA UC Santa Barbara Huntington Beach CBA Marucci
44 356 Ryan Garcia
6-0  180  R/R
RHP Sierra Madre, CA UCLA Rd 2 by Rangers (2019) La Salle CBA Marucci
45 397 James Acuna
6-4  160  R/R
RHP Cypress, CA Oregon Rd 29 by Braves (2019) Cypress CBA Marucci 2016
46 403 Matthew Acosta
5-11  185  L/L
OF Chino Hills, CA Southern California Rd 12 by Padres (2019) Ruben S. Ayala SGV Arsenal
Outstanding 2 way talent
47 411 Sean Reynolds
6-7  205  L/R
RHP Redondo Beach, CA Rice Rd 4 by Marlins (2016) Redondo Union Team California White Sox
48 417 Cole Henderson
6-3  180  R/R
3B Jamul, CA Nevada Valhalla CBA Wave
49 422 Andrew Vaughn
6-0  214  R/R
1B Santa Rosa, CA California Rd 1 by White Sox (2019) White Sox (2021) Maria Carrillo Sonoma County Rebels
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Class of 2016 California State Rankings - Follow List

RankPlayerPosHometownCommitmentHSTravel TeamLast Played
Follow Jacob Acosta
5-11  170  R/R
3B Lakewood, CA Lakewood Long Beach Stingrays Travel Team
Follow Rudy Aguilar
6-0  180  R/R
SS Santa Clarita, CA St. John's Saugus Halos
Follow Michael Alati
6-0  175  R/R
OF Anaheim, CA Hope College Orange Lutheran
Follow Adomas Aleksandravicius
6-0  195  R/R
C Chula Vista, CA Mater Dei Catholic Vilnius Bk Lithuania
Follow Brandon Alshaer
5-10  175  R/R
C Bakersfield, CA Stockdale Bulldogs/HS team
Follow Tanner Amaral
5-11  165  S/R
C Agoura Hills, CA California Baptist Agoura
Follow Matt Amrhein
6-0  185  S/R
RHP Upland, CA California Baptist Damien Play Hard Halo's
Follow Saxon Andross
6-0  165  R/R
RHP Victorville, CA Cal State LA Granite Hills
Follow Brett Auerbach
5-9  180  R/R
C Mission Viejo, CA Alabama Tesoro
Follow Corey Baker
6-2  180  R/R
3B Encinitas, CA La Costa Canyon 5 Tool Athletics
Follow Damien Balboa
5-8  135  L/L
LHP Canyon Country, CA Valencia High School
Follow Max Barger
6-0  160  R/R
RHP Carlsbad, CA San Marcos San Diego Show
Follow Jeremiah Barr
6-2  205  L/L
LHP Santee, CA Mississippi Valley State West Hills The Academy
Follow Chris Begg
5-7  150  R/R
2B Temecula, CA Great Oak West Coast Clippers
Follow Jacob Benson
5-7  155  R/R
SS San Diego, CA La Verne Mt. Carmel CBA Wave
Follow Omar Blancarte
6-0  150  R/R
OF Moreno Valley, CA Polytechnic
Follow Michael Bloom
6-1  157  R/L
LHP Chula Vista, CA Bonita Vista San Diego Show
Follow Michael Borg
6-0  200  R/R
C Whittier, CA Concordia University (Oregon) La Habra Trombly Braves
Follow James Box
6-2  175  R/R
SS Temecula, CA Temecula Valley ATH
Follow Christopher "Parker" Brahms
6-3  195  R/R
3B Woodland Hills, CA Calabasas
Follow Jacob Brandenburger
6-0  180  R/R
RHP Mission Viejo, CA Mission Viejo HS team
Follow Brandon Brown
5-9  160  L/R
OF Gardena, CA Hawthorne CBA
Follow Daniel Brown
5-8  160  R/R
IF Sonoma, CA Centre College  
Follow Joel Brown
6-1  175  R/R
OF Pasadena, CA Chapman University La Salle Trosky 18u
Follow Kendall Brown
5-10  170  R/R
SS San Jose, CA Willow Glen California Club Baseball
Follow Myles Brown
5-8  165  R/R
SS Los Angeles, CA Crenshaw CBA Cavs 2016
Follow Nolan Cannon
6-3  175  R/R
RHP Murrieta, CA Westmont College Vista Murrieta
Follow Evan Carden
5-11  170  L/L
LHP Moorpark, CA Moorpark SCBA Patriots
Follow Adrian Cardenas
6-2  240  R/R
RHP Baldwin Park, CA East Los Angeles College Sierra Vista
Follow Victor Carlino
5-10  180  L/R
2B Lakeside, CA Long Beach State El Capitan
Follow Jorge Chenart
5-6  160  R/R
OF Vallejo, CA American Canyon Tito Fuentes Academy
Follow Jeremy Clark
6-3  200  R/R
1B San Diego, CA Calvin College Mt. Carmel CBA Wave
Follow Nicholas Coast
5-8  195  R/R
C San Diego, CA Rancho Bernardo HS team
Follow Mark Cobian
5-10  157  R/R
SS Los Angeles, CA Cathedral Easton Elite Scout Team
Follow Colin Conroy
5-8  155  R/R
IF Orange, CA Towson Servite
Follow Josiah Contreras
5-10  155  L/L
LHP Hacienda Heights, CA Los Altos
Follow Jack Cornish
6-0  155  R/R
RHP Foothill Ranch, CA San Francisco State Trabuco Hills Black Knights
Follow Jared DaRocha
5-9  145  L/L
LHP Torrance, CA North High Schoold North High School
Follow Brandon Davis
6-4  210  R/L
LHP Garden Grove, CA Cypress SoCal Renegades
Follow John DeForest
6-0  150  R/R
RHP Brawley, CA Brawley Diablo Baseball Club
Follow Ryan Demarest
6-0  190  R/R
RHP Studio City, CA Loyola GBG Marucci
Follow Will Dennis
6-0  180  R/R
RHP Danville, CA Tufts University San Ramon Valley EJ Sports Warriors
Follow Joseph Desoto
5-10  155  R/R
2B Rancho Palos Verdes, CA Palos Verdes Peninsula
Follow Elias Diaz
5-10  160  R/R
2B Vallejo, CA Jesse M. Bethel
Follow Samuel Dinerman
6-0  165  R/R
SS Lafayette, CA   East Bay Diablos
Follow Tyler Domene
5-10  135  R/R
RHP Anaheim, CA Arizona Christian Esperanza Hard 9
Follow Jack Downing
6-4  225  R/R
C Pleasant Hill, CA College Park Lamorinda
Follow Hank Drosdik
5-9  175  R/R
C Glendale, CA Glendale GBG
Follow Cesar Escobedo
5-8  185  R/R
C Moreno Valley, CA Riverside Poly So Cal Brewers/ Riverside Riot
Follow Clayton Espino
5-10  180  R/R
C Fairfield, CA Napa Valley College Armijo High School Ibac Baseball
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