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Rawlings-Perfect Game announce
Preseason All-American and All-Region Teams

Annual awards recognize the top senior athletes in high school baseball nationwide

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – March 15, 2017 – Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc., a subsidiary of Newell Brands (NYSE: NWL) and Perfect Game, announced today its annual Rawlings-Perfect Game Preseason All-American and All-Region Teams to recognize the top senior high school baseball athletes in the U.S. The annual teams highlight Rawlings’ and Perfect Game’s commitment to high school athletics and next-level players nationwide.

“With more than 450,000 high school baseball players in the nation, the Rawlings-Perfect Game Preseason All-American players represent the very best in their class,” said Mike Thompson, executive vice president of marketing for St. Louis-based Rawlings. “Rawlings and Perfect Game are synonymous with the game of baseball, and the preseason awards allow us to recognize and reward these elite athletes for their hard work and contribution to the game.”

The Rawlings-Perfect Game Preseason All-Region selections comprise players from nine regions around the country.

Rawlings-Perfect Game Preseason All-American honorees are the top 150 players from the All-Region pool. Each recipient is named on one of three, 50-man roster national teams.

“To receive the Rawlings-Perfect Game Preseason All-American or All-Region Award is a tremendous achievement for these high school student-athletes,” said Jerry Ford, president of Cedar Rapids, IA-based Perfect Game. “We are proud to recognize their talent as they prepare for their careers playing collegiate or professional baseball.”

About Rawlings:
Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc. is an innovative manufacturer and marketer of sporting goods worldwide. Founded in 1887, Rawlings is an authentic global sports brand, trusted by generations of athletes from the sandlot to the pros. Rawlings’ unparalleled quality and expert craftsmanship are the fundamental reasons why more athletes choose Rawlings, and why Rawlings is the Official Batting Helmet and Ball Supplier of Major League Baseball®, the official baseball of Minor League Baseball™ and the NCAA®, and the approved baseball, basketball, football, and softball of the National High School Federation®. For more information, please visit www.rawlings.com or call (314)819-2800.

About Newell Brands:
Newell Brands (NYSE: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate®, Sharpie®, Dymo®, EXPO®, Parker®, Elmer’s®, Coleman®, Jostens®, Marmot®, Rawlings®, Oster®, Sunbeam®, FoodSaver®, Mr. Coffee®, Rubbermaid Commercial Products®, Graco®, Baby Jogger®, NUK®, Calphalon®, Rubbermaid®, Contigo®, First Alert®, Waddington and Yankee Candle®. For hundreds of millions of consumers, Newell Brands makes life better every day, where they live, learn, work and play. This press release and additional information about Newell Brands are available on the company’s website www.newellbrands.com

About Perfect Game:
Perfect Game is considered to be the elite amateur baseball scouting organization in existence, producing over 100 tournaments and showcases each year across the country. Perfect Game is dedicated to giving amateur players exposure to take their game to the next level, whether that be in college or in the professional ranks. At Perfect Game events, players are performing with top-level competition in front of college recruiters and professional scouts from all over the country. Because of this, these events prove to be invaluable to the college coaches as well as Major League Baseball as they can scout a large population of talented ballplayers in one location. To date, over 900 players that have played in a Perfect Game event have also played in Major League Baseball. Since 2003, over 10,000 Perfect Game alumni have been selected in the MLB First-Year Amateur Player Draft. For more information, please visit www.perfectgame.org

First Team, Second Team, Third Team, and Honorable Mention All American Teams

Atlantic Region - MD, NC, PA, SC, VA, WV

California - CA

Central Region - IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, MI, MN, MO, NE, ND, OH, SD, WI

Florida - FL

Northeast Region - CT, DE, ME, MA, NH, NJ, NY, RI, VT

Southeast Region - AL, AR, GA, LA, MS, TN

Texas - TX

West Region - AK, AZ, CO, HI, ID, MT, NV, NM, OK, OR, UT, WA, WY

Canada/Puerto Rico - Canada and Puerto Rico

1st Team Senior Preseason All America

NamePosHometown
Jordon "Jo" Adell OF Louisville, KY
Logan Allen LHP Deltona, FL
Nick Allen SS San Diego, CA
Jordan Anderson OF Madison, AL
Shane Baz RHP Cypress, TX
Austin Beck OF Arcadia, NC
Joe Boyle RHP Goshen, KY
Cole Brannen OF Elko, GA
Tanner Burns RHP Decatur, AL
Luis Campusano C Augusta, GA
Samuel Carlson RHP Savage, MN
Philip Clarke C Franklin, TN
Seth Corry LHP Highland, UT
Hans Crouse RHP Dana Point, CA
Hagen Danner RHP Huntington Beach, CA
Ricardo De La Torre SS Juana Diaz, PR
Jake Eder LHP Ocean Ridge, FL
Tim Elko 3B Lutz, FL
Blayne Enlow RHP Sorrento, LA
Jeremiah Estrada RHP La Quinta, CA
Tyler Freeman SS Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Terriez Fuller OF Griffin, GA
Jacob Gonzalez 3B Scottsdale, AZ
Jayson Gonzalez MIF Covina, CA
MacKenzie Gore LHP Whiteville, NC
Hunter Greene SS Stevenson Ranch, CA
Adam Hall SS London, ON
DL Hall LHP Warner Robins, GA
Jacob Heatherly LHP Cullman, AL
Quentin Holmes OF East Elmhurst, NY
Kyle Hurt RHP Rancho Santa Fe, CA
Kyle Jacobsen OF Acworth, GA
Jack Leftwich RHP Maitland, FL
Royce Lewis SS Aliso Viejo, CA
Brady McConnell SS Merritt Island, FL
Christopher McMahon RHP West Chester, PA
Mervyl "MJ" Melendez C Cutler Bay, FL
Calvin Mitchell OF San Diego, CA
Garrett Mitchell OF Orange, CA
Jacob Pearson OF West Monroe, LA
Joseph Perez 3B Pembroke Pines, FL
Nicholas Pratto 1B Huntington Beach, CA
Heliot Ramos OF Maunabo, PR
Wilberto Rivera RHP Naranjito, PR
Trevor Rogers LHP Carlsbad, NM
Garrett "Hunter" Ruth RHP Gainesville, FL
Alex Scherff RHP Colleyville, TX
Caleb Sloan RHP Centennial, CO
Mitchell Stone LHP Oklahoma City, OK
Alejandro Toral 1B Davie, FL
Cole Turney OF Richmond, TX
Conner Uselton OF Oklahoma City, OK
Mark Vientos SS Pembroke Pines, FL
Ryan Vilade SS Stillwater, OK
Drew Waters OF Woodstock, GA
Steven Williams C Albany, GA

2nd Team Senior Preseason All America

NamePosHometown
Reese Albert OF Jupiter, FL
Oraj Anu OF Orlando, FL
Cody Bolton RHP Tracy, CA
Bryce Bonnin SS Baytown, TX
Chad Bryant RHP Thomasville, AL
Justin Bullock RHP Creedmoor, NC
Jordan Butler LHP Odessa, FL
Daniel Cabrera OF River Ridge, LA
Noah Campbell SS Durham, NC
Je'Von Carrier-Ward OF Long Beach, CA
Cash Case SS Mount Dora, FL
Jack Conlon RHP Sugar Land, TX
Jeter Downs SS Miami, FL
Nicholas Egnatuk 3B Basking Ridge, NJ
Tylor Fischer RHP Houston, TX
Hugh Fisher LHP Eads, TN
Matthew Golda SS Bradenton, FL
Calvin Greenfield C Jensen Beach, FL
Tyler Hardman 3B Corona, CA
Bryson Hutchinson 1B Port Orange, FL
Ivan Johnson SS Atlanta, GA
Ben Jordan RHP Olive Hill, KY
Stephen Keller RHP Huffman, TX
Joe Lancellotti RHP Bensalem, PA
Landon Leach RHP Pickering, ON
Carlos Lomeli RHP La Habra, CA
Tristen Lutz OF Arlington, TX
Austin Martin MIF Orange Park, FL
Kier Meredith OF Winston-Salem, NC
Brendan Murphy LHP Mundelein, IL
Devin Ortiz RHP Nutley, NJ
Aaron Perry RHP Hurricane, WV
Ben Ramirez SS Chula Vista, CA
Daniel Ritcheson RHP Northridge, CA
Christian Robinson OF Melbourne, FL
Johnathan Rodriguez OF Toa Baja, PR
Andres Santana OF Miami, FL
Christian Santana RHP Hialeah, FL
Shane Shifflett SS Venice, FL
Russell Smith LHP Midlothian, TX
Nicholas Storz RHP Brooklyn, NY
Spencer Strider RHP Knoxville, TN
Jonathan Stroman RHP Albuquerque, NM
Leslie (Bubba) Thompson OF Theodore, AL
CJ Van Eyk RHP Lutz, FL
Boyd Vander Kooi RHP Mesa, AZ
Freddy Zamora SS Miami, FL

3rd Team Senior Preseason All America

NamePosHometown
Kevin Abel RHP San Diego, CA
Tyler Ahearn RHP Jupiter, FL
Jacob Amaya SS El Monte, CA
Blake Beers RHP Manhattan Beach, CA
Benjamin Casparius SS Westport, CT
Leugim Castillo OF Lancaster, NY
Zachary DeLoach OF Lewisville, TX
Pat DeMarco OF Winder, GA
Trey Dillard RHP Phoenix, AZ
Brad Dobzanski RHP Franklinville, NJ
Mason Doolittle C Jupiter, FL
Cordell Dunn C Olive Branch, MS
Ben Fariss RHP Valencia, CA
Justin Farmer OF Riverview, FL
Chandler Ferguson RHP Lafeyette, IN
Harrison Francis RHP Tallahassee, FL
Raymond Gil 3B Miami, FL
Sam Glick LHP Lake Forest, CA
Conor Grady RHP Tampa, FL
Cody Greenhill RHP Russellville, AL
Sam Hall SS Hampstead, NC
Josh Hatcher OF Albany, GA
Mason Hickman RHP Hendersonville, TN
Zach Hogueisson OF El Cajon, CA
Gabriel Holt SS Bonaire, GA
Zach Jackson C Haines City, FL
Nick Jodway OF Morganton, NC
Buddy Kennedy 3B Millville, NJ
Adam Kerner C Agoura Hills, CA
D'Mond LaFond RHP Refugio, TX
Caden Lemons RHP Birmingham, AL
Owen Lovell OF Vinemont, AL
Steve Mann OF Farmington Hills, MI
Austin Marozas RHP Plainfield, IL
Brandon McCabe RHP Boynton Beach, FL
Samuel McMillan C Live Oak, FL
Brian Morrell RHP Wading River, NY
Tanner Morris SS Crozet, VA
Constantine Andrew Papantonis SS Glen Gardner, NJ
Sam Praytor C Helena, AL
Baron Radcliff OF Peachtree Corners, GA
Santis Sanchez C Las Piedras, PR
Matthew Sauer RHP Santa Maria, CA
Tor Sehnert OF McMurray, PA
Christopher Seise SS Winter Garden, FL
Brady Smith C Niceville, FL
Spencer Smith C Bahama, NC
Robert Touron RHP Miami, FL
Christopher Troye C Brentwood, CA
Francis Villaman SS Orlando, FL
Ronald Washington OF Houston, TX
Sam Weatherly LHP Howell, MI
Dalton Wingo OF Plant City, FL

High Honorable Mention

NamePosHometown
Andrew Abbott LHP Nathalie, VA
Andrew Abrahamowicz RHP Lorain, OH
Adriel Acevedo Cordero 2B Moca, PR
William Adair RHP Dallas, TX
Connor Adams LHP Shaker Heights, OH
Devin Adams RHP Miramar, FL
Robb Adams LHP Arcadia, FL
Mike Addante OF Algonquin, IL
Nicky Agosto RHP Panama City, FL
Aaron Ahn MIF Marlboro, NJ
Glenn Albanese Jr RHP Batavia, IL
Cole Albers SS Brooklyn Park, MN
Oakley Albinson RHP Clearwater, FL
Jack Aldrich LHP Oak Park, CA
Anthony Alepra RHP Cedar Rapids, IA
Justin Alintoff RHP Palm Beach Gardens, FL
Connor Allen 1B Merritt Island, FL
Logan Allen MIF Magnolia, TX
Tanner Allen OF Theodore, AL
Christopher Alleyne SS Philadelphia, PA
Alexander Almonte OF Lawrence, MA
Khalil Almutasim RHP Tampa, FL
Ryan Altenberger SS Morton, IL
Braydon Altorfer C Vacaville, CA
Andres Alvarez RHP West Covina, CA
Daniel Alvarez, Jr. SS Bronx, NY
Luke Anderson RHP Prairie Village, KS
Alex Andranovich OF San Diego, CA
Kyle Angel RHP East Brunswick, NJ
Andre Antone RHP Laguna Niguel, CA
Alex Arauz SS Sarasota, FL
Jorge Arellano LHP Cudahy, CA
Kyler Arenado SS Huntington Beach, CA
Matt Arens LHP Apple Valley, MN
Jecorrah Arnold 3B Athens, GA
Ole Arntson 1B Gresham, OR
Austine Jeremy Arocho SS Glen Burnie, MD
Dylan Aronne OF Dana Point, CA
Eddy Arteaga C Miami, FL
Nathan Artt RHP Coppell, TX
Konnor Ash RHP Plainfield, IL
Drew Ashley C Chandler, IN
Nickelas Atkins SS Los Angeles, CA
Michael Attalah RHP Redmond, WA
Parker Autry C Slidell, LA
Christian Avant SS Tifton, GA
Jason Avers C Marietta, GA
Luis Aviles C Palmetto Bay, FL
David Avitia Duarte C Phoenix, AZ
Evan Baber SS Phenix City, AL
Kyle Bachle OF Nokomis, FL
Ryan Bader LHP Mukwonago, WI
Brett Bagus OF Oak Lawn, IL
Patrick Bailey C Greensboro, NC
Davis Bak OF Tampa, FL
Blake Baker RHP Clermont, FL
Darren Baker OF Granite Bay, CA
Hunter Baker OF Huntersville, NC
Weston Baker RHP Eureka, MO
Marius Balandis RHP Lithuania, IL
Caleb Balgaard SS Fenton, MI
Josh Banes SS Learned, MS
Zachary Baptist SS Phoenix, AZ
Dalton Barcello SS Houston, TX
Cameron Bare 3B Charlotte, NC
Kevin Barham LHP Conyers, GA
Gunnar Barnard RHP Sykesville, MD
Nick Barnes RHP Katy, TX
Brody Barnum OF Vancouver, WA
Cole Barr SS Muncie, IN
Jean Barreto OF Caguas, PR
Kevin Barry OF Bartlett, IL
Le Bassett SS Tifton, GA
Owen Batchelder LHP Amherst, NH
Austin Bates C Ossining, NY
David Bates RHP Nashville, TN
Josh Bates RHP Orlando, FL
Brock Batty LHP Greenwell Springs, LA
Cam Baumann LHP Fairfield, IA
David Beam OF Knoxville, TN
Brendan Bean 1B North Wildwood, NJ
Cole Beavin RHP Ocoee, FL
Brendan Beck MIF Corona, CA
Randy Bednar OF Bethesda, MD
Clayton Beeter RHP Colleyville, TX
Alex Belch RHP Rochester, MN
Tanner Belcher RHP Smiths Station, AL
Robert Bell 3B Ormond Beach, FL
Tommy Bell SS Kettering, OH
John Michael Beller LHP Manhattan Beach, CA
Cole Bellinger 2B Chandler, AZ
Tommy Ben 1B Jacksonville, FL
Liam Bendo SS Glen Mills, PA
Jorge Oscar Benitez Roman LHP Toa Baja, PR
Andy Bennett SS Fishers, IN
Dakota Bennett LHP Eva, AL
Gregory Bennett SS Peosta, IA
Thomas Bennett SS Frankfort, KY
Donovan Benoit RHP Pensacola, FL
Luke Benoit OF Northboro, MA
Danny Berg OF Saskatoon, SK
Kevin Bermudez C Winter Park, FL
Griffin Bernardo 3B Longwood, FL
Jackson Berney SS Holdrege, NE
Osvaldo Berrios Flores RHP Juncos, PR
Easton Bertrand OF Manteno, IL
Ben Beutel LHP Davenport, IA
Ben Bianco C Oxford, MS
Tanner Bibee RHP Mission Viejo, CA
Jarrod Billig LHP Las Vegas, NV
John Bischoff 1B Brentwood, MO
Weston Bizzle RHP Memphis, TN
Reid Blair RHP Germantown, TN
Jacob Blas SS Carlsbad, CA
Garrett Blaylock SS Asheville, NC
Kyle Blendinger RHP High Point, NC
Jack Blomgren SS Milton, WI
Pete Bloomberg RHP Morrisville, NC
Danny Boehmer RHP South Orange, NJ
Jacob Bogacz RHP Mill Creek, WA
Anthony Boix 3B Hialeah, FL
Vincenzo Bologna OF Belmont, CA
Dylan Bonds LHP Mt. Juliet , TN
Jordan Bonk RHP Victoria, MN
Joseph Booker RHP Brewton, AL
Brett Borgogno SS Chino Hills, CA
Cade Bormet C San Antonio, TX
Tyler Bosetti SS Vacaville, CA
Coby Boulware SS Anthem, AZ
Michael Bovee Jr RHP San Diego, CA
Bryce Bowen 1B Bowman, GA
Carter Bowen RHP Cullman, AL
Elijah Bowers C Matthews, NC
Joshua Bozoian OF Chino Hills, CA
Jake Brace RHP Suwanee, GA
Jackson Braden RHP Adairsville, GA
Tommy Bradley RHP Fairfax, VA
Ryan Brady RHP Park City, UT
Giacomo Brancato OF Fairfield, CT
Hunter Breault RHP Kapolei, HI
Dondrae Bremner SS Toronto, ON
Caleb Brenczewski 3B Fishers, IN
Lee Brewer 3B Tracy, CA
Kooper Briley SS Martin, GA
Crosby Bringhurst RHP Taylorsville, UT
Walker Brinkman RHP Brentwood, CA
Zachary Britt C Boise, ID
Hunter Brittain C Brewton, AL
Zach Britton C Batesville, IN
Luke Broadhurst SS Stafford Springs, CT
Zack Brockman RHP Savannah, GA
Brett Brocoff RHP Las Vegas, NV
Aaron Brooks RHP Blanchard, OK
Brendan Brooks SS Corona, CA
Corbin Brooksbank RHP Signal Mountain, TN
Aaron Brown RHP Mount Juliet, TN
Alekzander Brown 1B McKinney, TX
Devonte Brown SS Newnan, GA
Garrett Brown RHP Madison, AL
Jacob Brown RHP McLeansville, NC
Kannon Brown RHP Aledo, TX
Trent Brown SS Victoria, TX
Tyler Brown RHP Ashland, OH
Nick Brueser 1B Chandler, AZ
Mitchell Buban SS Kenosha, WI
Johnny Buckner RHP Grayslake, IL
Ty Buckner RHP St. Louis, MO
Daniel Budke OF Houston, TX
Blake Burd OF Oologah, OK
Alec Burleson LHP Stanley, NC
Grant Burleson LHP Salisbury, MD
Travis Burleson RHP Long Beach, CA
Jimmy Burnette OF Chicago, IL
Nathan Burns RHP West Bend, WI
John Byrnes RHP Milton, GA
Ryan Bywaters RHP Smithsburg, MD
Cole Cabrera OF Honolulu, HI
Samuel Cachola OF Irvine, CA
Seth Caddell C Carthage, NC
Christian Ross Cadena C Southlake, TX
Jose Cadenas OF Tampa, FL
Brett Cain 3B China Spring, TX
Jackson Campbell C Russellville, KY
Justin Campbell LHP Troy, MI
Maceo Campbell RHP Washington , DC
Nicholas Candelari RHP Spring, TX
Seth Cannady OF Sebring, FL
Joseph Cantillo LHP Kailua, HI
Hayden Cantrelle SS Youngsville, LA
Tristan Capocci SS Villa Rica, GA
Chris Cappas LHP Lynbrook, NY
Jack Carberry RHP Palos Heights, IL
Nick Cardieri C Brooklyn, NY
Esteban Cardoza SS Dallas, TX
Dakota Carter OF Covington, GA
Colin Casey RHP Jacksonville, AL
Steven Casey RHP Buford, GA
Alexander Castro RHP Luquillo, PR
Cade Cavalli RHP Bixby, OK
Brendan Cellucci LHP Wyncote, PA
Jose Cerda MIF chula vista, CA
Daniel Cervantes 2B Santa Clarita , CA
Zachary Chalmers RHP San Ramon, CA
Chase Chandler RHP Mount Airy, NC
Hugh Chapman RHP Smyrna, GA
Logan Chapman RHP Liberty, SC
Frainyer Chavez SS Little Elm, TX
Austin Chouinard C Centennial, CO