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2008 Top Prospects

George Springer  OF - 2008 - New Britain, CT   UCONN

Springer threw 94 from the outfield, ran a 6.87, and centered every ball he hit.

Tommy Winegardner  SS - 2008 - St. Leonard, MD   Coastal Carolina

Winegardner is a switch hitting shortstop, was 90 across the infield, and 89 on the mound.

Mike Dennhardt  RHP - 2008 - Oradell, NJ   Boston College

Dennhardt was 87-91 on the mound with a sharp curve and a good change.

Jean Carlos Rodriguez  C - 2008 - Bronx, NY   Uncommitted

Rodriguez had a 1.94 pop time and he’s got bat speed, power, and leverage at the plate.

Brett Anderson  SS - 2008 - Bristol, CT   Franklin Pierce

Anderson was 91 across the infield with good hands, the bat’s coming along.

Ryan Thompson  OF - 2008 - Amherst, NH   Uncommitted

Thompson was 89 from the outfield, has line drive power at the plate, and touched 90 on the mound.

Alex Adami  RHP - 2008 - Thornwood, NY   Binghamton

Adami touched 90 on the mound in a powerful, compact frame, with a solid curve and good change.

Matthew Barnes  RHP - 2008 - Bethel, CT   UCONN

Barnes has a long and lanky frame and was 88 on the mound with a sharp curve and loose arm.

Garrett Cooper  RHP - 2008 - Southington, CT   St. Louis

Cooper has a big, strong frame and was 89 on the mound with a tight slider and solid change.

Nick Ahmed  RHP - 2008 - East Longmeadow, MA   UCONN

Ahmed has a live fastball at 89 and solid secondary pitches, he also ran a 6.96 and can hit.

Robert Machado  RHP - 2008 - Everett, MA   Massachusetts

Machado has good mechanics with a fastball at 89, solid curve and change.

Fernando Frias  OF - 2008 - New York, NY   Uncommitted

Frias has bat speed and big power at the plate with an 88 mph arm from the outfield.

Keith Bilodeau  RHP - 2008 - Sagamore, MA   Maine

Bilodeau touched 89 with his fastball with a lanky frame and loose arm.

Charley Thurber  OF - 2008 - Elmira, NY   Tennessee

Thurber has a powerful swing from the left side and was 86 from the outfield.

AJ Bazdanes  RHP - 2008 - Nashua, NH   Maine

Bazdanes has a live fastball at 88, good command of his curve, and a solid pitchers’ frame.

Ryan Houghtalen  RHP - 2008 - Penfield, NY   Vermont

Houghtalen has an 89 mph fastball to go with a sinking change, curve is coming along.

Matthew Zink  OF - 2008 - Muttontown, NY   Uncommitted

Zink ran a 6.86, was 87 from the outfield, 88 on the mound, and has line drive gap power at the plate.

Mike Riemer  SS - 2008 - Ellington, CT   Uncommitted

Riemer was 90 from the outfield, ran a 6.95, centers it at the plate, and was 87 on the mound.

Matt Parish  RHP - 2008 - Morristown, NJ   UNC-Greensboro

Parish has a good pitchers’ frame at 6’5”/200 with a fastball at 86, and a solid curve.

Alex Maruri  3B - 2008 - Bronx, NY   Elon

Maruri has a big bat with power potential and strength in his swing, solid at 3B.

Craig Anderson  RHP - 2008 - Little Falls, NJ   Uncommitted

Jerry Battipaglia  RHP - 2008 - Katonah, NY   Villanova

Alan Carey  RHP - 2008 - Staten Island, NY   Uncommitted

Andrew Carpenter  3B - 2008 - Dayton, OH   Michigan State

Julian Concepcion  RHP - 2008 - Woodstock Vally, CT   American International

Michael Dowd  C - 2008 - East Bridgewater, MA   Franklin Pierce

Travis Dulude  RHP - 2008 - Enosburg Falls, VT   Uncommitted

Connor Gandossy  C - 2008 - Redding, CT   St. Louis

Rocco Gondek  C - 2008 - S. Glastonbury, CT   Massachusetts

C. Colin Kish  OF - 2008 - Worcester, PA   Florida Southern

Patrick Lowery  RHP - 2008 - Oakdale, CT   Columbia

Gavin McCullough  RHP - 2008 - Stamford, CT   Vermont

Julian McWilliams  2B - 2008 - New York, NY   Ohio

Dan Pendleton  RHP - 2008 - Binghamton, NY   Uncommitted

Patrick Quinn  RHP - 2008 - Quaker Hill, CT   Maine

Stephen Rivera  RHP - 2008 - Staten Island, NY   St. John's

Michael Samela  OF - 2008 - Westport, CT   Uncommitted

Alex Santopietro  RHP - 2008 - Southbury, CT   Uncommitted

Brandon Sinnery  RHP - 2008 - Franklin, MA   Michigan

Chris Thompson  RHP - 2008 - Harwich, MA   Uncommitted

2009 Top Prospects

Mike Lubanski  C - 2009 - Collegeville, PA   Wake Forest

Lubanski has a big bat with leverage and power and a 1.90 pop time behind the plate.

Christian Walker  3B - 2009 - Limerick, PA   South Carolina

Walker has bat speed and power, ran a 6.87, and is good defensively at 3B.

Alibay Barkley  RHP - 2009 - Bronx, NY   Uncommitted

Barkley was 89 on the mound, 88 from first base, and has big time power from the left side at the plate.

Tyler Donovan  C - 2009 - Brewster, NY   Winthrop

Donovan has a 2.00 pop time with good catching skills and is a solid line drive hitter.

Michael Mercurio  SS - 2009 - Brewster, NY   High Point

Mercurio was 84 from shortstop with smooth actions defensively and a line drive approach at the plate.

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