Class of 2017 California State Rankings
Ranking Last Updated: 6/9/2017
State Rankings By Grad Year



Rankings for 2017 grad class

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Class of 2017 California State Rankings - Ranked Prospects

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StateNatlPlayerPosHometownCommitmentDraftedDebutedHSTravel TeamLast Played 
1 1 Hunter Greene
6-4  215  R/R
SS Stevenson Ranch, CA UCLA Rd 1 by Reds (2017) Notre Dame USA
Put on a show at PG National showing easy power at the plate and a power arm on the mound we have seen up to 97 mph, Won HR Derby at PG All American Classic. Just fun to watch him play. Special All Around talent
2 3 Royce Lewis
6-2  188  R/R
SS Aliso Viejo, CA UC Irvine Rd 1 by Twins (2017) J Serra ASD Bulldogs
Big time hitter, huge batspeed and power potential. Can really swing it. Outstanding at PG National. MVP PG All American Classic
3 9 Hans Crouse
6-4  185  L/R
RHP Dana Point, CA Southern California Rd 2 by Rangers (2017) Dana Hills BPA Demarini Elite 2017
Can run his fastball up to 97 mph! Very good and up to 96 at PG All American Classic. Fun to watch him pitch
4 10 Calvin Mitchell
6-1  190  L/L
OF San Diego, CA San Diego Rd 2 by Pirates (2017) Rancho Bernardo
Can really hit and hit with power. Stood out at PG National. Showed big power at PG All American Classic to go with the sweet swing. Hit very well in Jupiter
5 12 Nick Allen
5-9  165  R/R
SS San Diego, CA Southern California Rd 3 by Athletics (2017) Francis W. Parker CBA Marucci
Outstanding defensive SS with good hitting tools. Can always count on a Gold Glove caliber play from him every time you watch him play
6 24 Nicholas Pratto
6-2  195  L/L
1B Huntington Beach, CA Southern California Rd 1 by Royals (2017) Huntington Beach Evoshield Canes
Outstanding two way prospect. Can really hit and low 90s on the mound with outstanding pitchability. Also very good defensive 1B
7 27 Kyle Hurt
6-3  205  R/R
RHP Rancho Santa Fe, CA Southern California Rd 5 by Marlins (2020) Torrey Pines San Diego Show
93 mph at PG National and can really pitch. Bugs Bunny CH and good CB as well. Lights out at PG National and PG Underclass AA. Up to 94 at PG All American Classic
8 30 Hagen Danner
6-2  195  R/R
RHP Huntington Beach, CA UCLA Rd 2 by Blue Jays (2017) Huntington Beach Evoshield Canes
Talented 2 way prospect low 90's on the mound very interesting catcher and bat. MVP WWBA 16u. Really impressed with bat and on the mound in Jupiter
9 32 Garrett Mitchell
6-3  200  L/R
OF Orange, CA UCLA Rd 1 by Brewers (2020) Orange Lutheran CBA Marucci
Outstanding all around talent and athlete. High ceiling player 6.3 runner and 94 from OF at PG National. Showed big arm in game at PG All American Classic. Fun to watch him play
10 37 Matthew Sauer
6-4  205  R/R
RHP Santa Maria, CA Arizona Rd 2 by Yankees (2017) Ernest Righetti Wahoos
Low 90's RHP with good breaking ball at PG National. BIg velo jump this spring
11 46 Jeremiah Estrada
6-1  185  S/R
RHP La Quinta, CA UCLA Rd 6 by Cubs (2017) Palm Desert CBA Marucci
Up to 94 mph at PG National. Outstanding at 17u WWBA and 17u PG World Series as well as PG All American Classic
12 58 Jayson Gonzalez
6-2  205  R/R
3B Covina, CA Vanderbilt Bishop Amat BPA DeMarini Elite
Big power potential. Just hammers baseballs Very good at PG Underclass AA, PG EvoShields, PG National. Hardest hit ball in Jupiter 105+ mph exit velo
13 65 Tyler Freeman
6-0  170  R/R
SS Rancho Cucamonga, CA TCU Rd 2 Comp by Indians (2017) Etiwanda CBA Marucci
Good all around tools. Can flat out play
14 71 Je'Von Carrier-Ward
6-5  190  L/R
OF Long Beach, CA Southern California Rd 12 by Brewers (2017) Richard Gahr Evoshield Canes
Extremely high ceiling player. Very interesting at PG Underclass AA Games and PG National
15 76 Michael Mercado
6-4  160  R/R
RHP San Diego, CA Stanford Rd 2 by Rays (2017) Westview
Can really pitch and can reach mid 90s
16 85 Daniel Ritcheson
6-4  200  R/R
RHP Northridge, CA San Diego State Rd 23 by Blue Jays (2017) Bishop Alemany SBG Wahoos/CBA Marucci
Keeps getting better and up to 95 mph in Jupiter
17 91 Ben Ramirez
6-3  190  L/R
SS Chula Vista, CA Southern California Rd 35 by Cubs (2017) Eastlake CBA Marucci
Very smooth all around player that projects well in all areas. Very good at PG National
18 93 Carlos Lomeli
6-1  195  R/R
RHP La Habra, CA St. Mary's St. John Bosco Southern California Bombers Black 2017
Low 90's RHP
19 103 Zach Hogueisson
6-4  210  L/R
OF El Cajon, CA Kansas State Central Arizona CC Christian West Coast Clippers
Can really hit. Very impressive at PG National
20 104 Blake Hunt
6-3  180  R/R
C Costa Mesa, CA Pepperdine Rd 2 Comp by Padres (2017) Mater Dei
Very good defensive catcher and the bat to go with it
21 106 Tyler Hardman
6-3  213  R/R
3B Corona, CA Oklahoma Rd 37 by Rockies (2017) Temescal Canyon CBA Marucci
Can flat out mash! Every tournament he comes to just stands out with the bat
22 118 Cody Bolton
6-3  185  R/R
RHP Tracy, CA Michigan Rd 6 by Pirates (2017) Tracy NorCal Black Sox
Up to 93 mph in Jupiter and can pitch
23 131 Kevin Abel
6-0  180  R/R
RHP San Diego, CA Oregon State Rd 35 by Padres (2017) James Madison Team California Warriors
Low 90s at PG National outstanding Changeup and good breaking ball
24 136 Adam Kerner
5-10  180  R/R
C Agoura Hills, CA San Diego Rd 37 by Cardinals (2017) Oaks Christian GBG Marucci
Very good defensive catcher with good hitting tools!
25 137 Ben Fariss
6-0  195  R/R
OF Valencia, CA UC Santa Barbara Rd 39 by Blue Jays (2017) Valencia SoCal Cubs
Outstanding and low 90's at PG National
26 150 Blake Beers
6-5  210  R/R
RHP Manhattan Beach, CA Michigan Loyola GBG Marucci 2017
90-92 mph and looked good at PG National
27 152 Jacob Amaya
6-0  180  R/R
SS El Monte, CA Cal State Fullerton Rd 11 by Dodgers (2017) South Hills SGV Arsenal
Easy bat speed and ball jumps off his bat. Smooth in the field at PG Nationa
28 156 Christopher Troye
6-4  225  R/R
RHP Brentwood, CA UC Santa Barbara Heritage
Big defensive tools behind the plate and good hitting tools
29 174 Jonny Deluca
5-11  180  S/R
OF Agoura Hills, CA Oregon Rd 25 by Dodgers (2019) Agoura GBG Marucci
Can flat out play! Ball jumps off his barrel. SHowed big tools at PG National
30 189 Sam Glick
6-1  170  L/L
LHP Lake Forest, CA UCLA Rd 39 by Orioles (2017) El Toro
31 191 Jack Owen
6-2  174  L/L
LHP Coto De Caza, CA Auburn Rd 21 by Cardinals (2019) J Serra BPA 2017
32 199 Alex Cornwell
6-2  175  L/L
LHP La Canada, CA Southern California Rd 37 by Cubs (2017) Maranatha SGV Arsenal
33 200 Zach Pettway
6-1  215  R/R
RHP Long Beach, CA UCLA Long Beach Wilson So Cal Bombers
34 204 Sean Ross
6-0  190  R/R
OF El Cajon, CA Indiana State Pensacola State Rd 40 by Blue Jays (2017) Granite Hills CBA Marucci
98 mph from the OF with good hitting tools. Up to 89 on the mound
35 219 Alika Williams
6-2  165  R/R
SS San Diego, CA Arizona State Rd 1 Comp by Rays (2020) Rancho Bernardo SD Longhorns, SD Show
36 239 Danny Zimmerman
6-4  235  R/R
1B Redondo Beach, CA Michigan Redondo Union West Coast Braves
Big strong RHP already in the upper 80s with more to come. Power in his bat as well
37 241 Spencer Torkelson
6-1  205  R/R
1B Petaluma, CA Arizona State Rd 1 by Tigers (2020) Casa Grande CAB Soldiers
Can really hit
38 250 Darren Baker
6-0  166  L/R
2B Granite Bay, CA California Rd 27 by Nationals (2017) Jesuit NorCal
39 252 Troy Claunch
6-0  196  R/R
C Vacaville, CA Oregon State Vacaville
40 257 Nathan Webb
5-10  200  R/R
UT Riverside, CA UC Riverside Rd 26 by Athletics (2017) Martin Luther King Jr. Saddleback Cowboys
Big power in bat and big arm strength
41 280 Karlos Morales
6-3  170  L/L
LHP La Puente, CA Long Beach State Rd 25 by Brewers (2017) South Hills San Gabriel Valley Arsenal
42 288 Riley Lamb
6-1  190  R/R
RHP Elk Grove, CA Southern California Elk Grove
43 294 Jamal O'Guinn
6-3  215  R/R
SS Fresno, CA Southern California Buchanan CBA marucci
Showed big potential with the bat at CA Underclass!
44 295 Griff McGarry
6-2  175  R/R
RHP Portola Valley, CA Virginia Rd 31 by Rangers (2017) Menlo NorCal Baseball
45 301 Casey Schmitt
6-2  200  R/R
3B Chula Vista, CA San Diego State Rd 2 by Giants (2020) Eastlake San Diego Show
46 302 Trenton Denholm
5-11  190  R/R
P El Dorado Hills, CA UC Irvine Rd 26 by Red Sox (2017) Oak Ridge Sierra Valley Storm
47 303 Jorge Arellano
6-2  220  L/L
LHP Cudahy, CA UC Santa Barbara Rd 36 by Indians (2017) Downey Southern California Bombers "Black"
91 mph fastball and good breaking ball to go with it
48 309 John Dearth
6-4  190  R/R
RHP West Covina, CA San Diego State South Hills San Gabriel Valley Arsenal
49 312 Darren Nelson
6-8  240  R/R
RHP Granite Bay, CA Cal Poly Granite Bay Nor Cal Baseball
50 314 Kevin Kendall
5-10  166  L/R
SS La Mirada, CA UCLA La Mirada GBG Marucci
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Class of 2017 California State Rankings - Follow List

RankPlayerPosHometownCommitmentHSTravel TeamLast Played
Follow Justin Adame
5-6  170  R/R
2B Riverside, CA Lakeland College Riverside Poly Abd Bulldogs
Follow Nathaniel Aguirre
6-0  175  R/R
OF Orange, CA Servite So Cal Birds/HS team
Follow Ryan Almandinger
6-1  175  R/R
OF Upland, CA Upland JG Baseball
Follow Andrew Alvarez
6-3  205  L/L
LHP Los Alamitos, CA Cal Poly Los Alamitos High School
Follow Izayah Alvarez
6-1  155  R/R
OF Indio, CA Palomar College Palm Desert Desert Prospects
Follow Matt Anderson
5-10  165  R/R
C Bakersfield, CA Liberty So. Cal Halos, Aaba Revolution
Follow Trent Anderson
5-5  125  S/R
IF Lakewood, CA Cal State Bakersfield Lakewood
Follow Mark Armstrong
5-8  193  S/R
C Paso Robles, CA Cal Poly Paso Robles High School
Follow Cole Bamberger
5-9  175  R/R
OF Walnut Creek, CA Head Royce Norcal Baseball
Follow Jacob Barenkopf
6-2  235  L/L
LHP Pomona, CA Claremont 66ers through Glendora Frozen Ropes
Follow Brandon Bay
5-11  185  R/R
OF Encinitas, CA Tufts University La Costa Canyon Stars and Stripes
Follow Donny Bendo Jr
6-0  165  R/R
OF Millbrae, CA Archbishop Riordan Sf Trinity/Sf Rascals
Follow Jack Blaznek
6-4  185  L/R
RHP Thousand Oaks, CA Oaks Christian Garciaparra Baseball Group
Follow Gianni Bloom
6-3  224  R/R
C Richmond, CA Sierra College St. Mary's College Show California
Follow Jordon Bolt-Jackson
6-2  172  R/R
RHP San Diego, CA James Madison
Follow Kyle Boomgaarden
5-9  145  R/R
MIF Yuba City, CA Feather River College Sutter Sutter High And The Gamblers
Follow Michael Boomgaarden
5-10  150  L/L
OF Yuba City, CA Ohlone College Sutter Sutter High And The Gamblers
Follow Kyle Bowser
5-9  185  R/R
C Temecula, CA Slippery Rock Great Oak
Follow Jesse Brooks
6-0  210  R/R
OF Lakewood, CA Mayfair GBG Marucci
Follow Adam Brown
5-8  145  R/R
C El Cajon, CA Knox Valhalla
Follow Zach Brown
6-0  175  R/R
RHP Pasadena, CA Bishop Amat SGV Arsenal
Follow Ryan Buckley
6-4  210  R/R
RHP Chino, CA San Francisco Chaffey College Ruben S. Ayala CBA
Follow Desmond Bunting
6-0  170  L/R
C Santa Monica, CA Santa Monica Bownet Elite
Follow Isaac Campbell
6-1  175  R/R
RHP Fountain Valley, CA Fountain Valley Impact Baseball
Follow Mason Campbell
5-8  175  L/R
OF Murrieta, CA Trinidad State Junior College Vista Murrieta
Follow Chase Canavan
5-10  150  S/L
OF Poway, CA Poway San Diego Hustle 18u
Follow Andrew Castaneda
6-0  210  R/R
3B Menifee, CA Paloma Valley CBA Bulldogs Gold 2017
Follow Ryan Castaneda
6-2  230  L/R
1B San Pedro, CA Wisconsin-Superior Junipero Serra CBA/JG
Follow Adrian Chaidez
6-1  170  R/R
RHP Downey, CA Cypress College Warren
Follow Jason Chang
6-0  170  R/R
RHP Sherman Oak, CA Harvard-Westlake
Follow Carter Chapman
5-11  190  R/R
3B Costa Mesa, CA Lakeland College Costa Mesa
Follow Michael Choi
5-10  190  R/R
C La Canada, CA Cal State Northridge Glendale CC Village Christian
Follow Matthew Coe
6-0  175  R/R
C Valley Center, CA Escondido Charter California Kings
Follow Cole Coffey
5-11  180  R/R
1B Castro Valley, CA Castro Valley Nor Cal Young Guns
Follow Richard Coffman
6-1  183  R/R
C Lakewood, CA Lakewood American Legion/Urban Youth Academy
Follow Ben Cohen
6-2  170  R/R
3B Malibu, CA Malibu GBG Marucci
Follow Colton Combs
6-2  170  L/R
OF Rancho Cucamonga, CA Holy Names University Rancho Cucamonga Colton Nighthawks
Follow Hunter Cooper
5-11  175  L/R
RHP Anaheim, CA Hope College Canyon
Follow Nathan Corona
5-10  160  R/R
2B Corona, CA Santiago ABD Armour
Follow Gregory Creamer Jr.
6-0  175  R/R
C Winters, CA Cosumnes River College Winters SASA Outlaws
Follow Tanner Cunha
5-10  175  L/L
LHP Sacramento, CA Sacramento City College Christian Brothers CAB Soldiers
Follow Shane Dalton
6-0  180  R/R
OF Orinda, CA Campolindo Zoots
Follow Ryan Daues
6-3  180  R/R
3B Palos Verdes Estates, CA Tufts University Palos Verdes Peninsula Garciaparra Baseball Group
Follow Justin Davidson
5-10  165  R/R
MIF Hayward, CA Moreau Catholic Bercovich 28
Follow Daniel De La Pena
6-1  165  R/R
OF Monterey Park, CA Mark Keppel ABD Bulldogs
Follow Benjamin Decker
6-6  200  R/R
RHP Poway, CA San Diego Mesa College Poway 18U SD Longhorns
Follow Damian Delgado
5-9  185  R/R
C Arleta, CA Chaminade College Preparatory ABD Bulldogs
Follow Javahn Devers
5-11  175  R/R
RHP Quartz Hill, CA Paraclete SGV Arsenal
Follow Salvador Andrew Diaz
5-11  170  R/R
C Norwalk, CA Hope College La Mirada
Follow Brendan Dixon
6-1  160  R/L
LHP Hemet, CA Azusa Pacific Tahquitz Colton Nighthawks
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