Pre Draft Baseball Showcase
Kellen Ludwig- RHP, R-R, 6-4/230 lbs, Chipola JUCO 2003
Drafted in the 9 round by the San Francisco Giants in the 2003 First Year Player Draft.(Signed)
Drafted in the 12 round by the San Francisco Giants in the 2002 First Year Player Draft.Drafted in the 34 round by the Toronto Blue Jays in high school in the 2001 draft.Ranked #24 Best Junior College player by Baseball America.
Neiman Nix , R-R, 6-9/230 lbs,Milwaukee Brewers
Drafted in 27 Round by the Cincinnati Reds in 1997.
Kenny Maiques , R-R, 6-1/185 lbs,La Serna HS
2003 All CIF.Drafted in 37 Round by the St. Louis Cardinals in 2005.
Philip Ellison, L-R, 6-6/237 lbs,State University of West Georgia(2004)
Signed a minor league contract with the Selma Cloverliefs (Southeastern League)Signed with the Cincinnati Reds.
4-0 with 3 saves in 2003
Chris Waters , R-R, 6-2/190 lbs, North Florida University 2004
Drafted in 16 Round by the Anaheim Angeles in 2004. (Signed)
Darren Truty, B-R, 6-2/205 lbs, Jacksonville University 2003
Signed with the Lincoln Salt Dogs (Northern League).
Second-Team Atlantic Sun All-Conference honors after posting a 6-4 record with a 2.76 ERA and 59 strikeouts in 2002.2002 Atlantic Sun Conference Pitcher-of-the-Week. 4-5 with a 4.14 ERA in 2003.
Sean Murnane LHP, L-L, 6-3/195 lbs, New Castle HS,NH 2003(Duke University)
A 6-3, 195-pound southpaw from New Castle New Hampshire, Sean Murnane is one of two left-handed pitchers in the recruiting class. He is a 2003 preseason first-team All-American at Phillips Exeter Academy according to Baseball Factory and earned Top Velocity (90+) honors at Top 96 Showcase this past summer.
Christian Castorri RHP, R-R, 6-4/210 lbs,Middle Georgia JC 2004
Signed minor league contract with the Pittsburg Pirates.
Signed minor league contract with the Gateway Grizzlies(Frontier League).
Drafted in the 34 round by the Minnesota Twins in 2002.
4-1 with 4.13 ERA in 2003.
Donnie Hammonds RHP, R-R, 6-2/190 lbs,Indian River CC
2000 Baseball America/Perfect Game Wood Championship All Tournament Team.Threw a no hitter in the
2000 Baseball America/Perfect Game Wood Championship.
James Pack RHP, R-R, 6-0/180 lbs, Shorter College 2003
Signed with the Selma Cloverliefs (Southeastern League)
9-3 with 2.02 ERA for Shorter College in 2003.2003 GACC All Conference Team.Played for the Delaware Valley Gulls in Atlantic Collegiate League going
3-2 with 3.08 ERA and holding hitters to a .198 average.
Daniel Derrico RHP/SS, S-R, 6-0/170 lbs,Wakefield HS, NC 2003 (Young Harris College)
2002 Wakefield HS MVP,2001 All Conference, 2002 All Conference, 2001 Best Offensive Player,2002 Best Defensive Player, 2001 Best Pitcher,2002 Bobby Murray Tournament-All Tournament,2002 Blue Grey Classic All Tournament Team,2002 North Carolina State Games Region 3. 2003 Impact Baseball North Carolina Follow List,2003 Prospect Plus #15 Rated Player in North Carolina.
Jason Fellows 1B/LHP, L-L, 6-4/ 202 lbs,
Georgia Permiter CC 2003
Drafted in the 36 round by the Chicago Cubs in the 2003 First Year Player Draft.
Drafted in the 9th round by the Pittsburg Pirates 2001.
Berkmar High School Player of the Month for April 2001.2001 Gwinnett County Dugout Club All-County Team.
2002 All-County.2000 Georgia Junior Team.2000 Dixie National Team.
7-1 with 1.43 ERA in 2003.
Nick Semento RHP, R-R, 6-1/175 lbs,Umatilla HS, FL 2003
2002 Honorable Mention All State 3A, 2002 1st Team All Area. 2002 Florida Diamond Club.2003 Prospect Plus #249 Rated Player in Florida.
Joe Gault-RHP, R-R, 6-5/ 190 lbs,
Canyon Country HS, CA 2003(Loyola Marymount)
Drafted in the 22 round by the Minnesota Twins in the 2003 First Year Player Draft.
2002 West Coast Top Prospect Showcase Honorable Mention. 2002 Area Code Games.Summer 2002 Cincinnati Reds Scout Team.Fall 2002 St. Louis Cardinals Scout Team.
Carl Torresson - 3B/RHP, R-R, 6-1/205 lbs, American Heritage HS, FL 2003
2001 All County Honorable Mention,2002 All County Third Team,2001 Hallandale All Digest, 2002 Hallandale All Digest,2002 MVP Player of Disney Classic.
Paul Nardozzi RHP, R-R, 6-0/200 lbs, Victor HS,NY 2003 (University of Pittsburg)
Drafted in the 31 round by the New Yorks Mets in the 2007 First Year Player Draft.
2002 1st team All- New York State. 2002 Section V MVP. 2002 Finger Lakes East- Player of the Year. 2002 Blue Grey Classic 1st team All Star Team.
John Jared Whetsel RHP, R-R, 6-0/185 lbs, Lawton Chiles HS,FL 2003
Signed minor league contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers.
2002 Big Bend Honorable Mention. 2001 Big Bend Honorable Mention.2002 Lawton Chiles HS MVP and Pitcher Of The Year.
Jeremy Leeper - RHP, R-R, 6-2/210 lbs, University of Central Oklahoma
Signed with the River City Rascals (Frontier League).
2001 & 2002 1st team All Conference.
2-0 with 2.67 ERA in 2003.
Josh Beshears- RHP, R-R, 5-11/175 lbs, Berry College 2003
Signed with the Kalamazoo Kings (Frontier League).
2003 1st team All-Transouth Conference.
2001 1st team All-AJCCC Conference. Went 9-4 with a 2.40 ERA in 2003.
David Theisen - RHP, R-R, 6-4/215 lbs, UNC Pembroke 2003
Played at Allegany (MD) Community College played for one of the premiere Junior Colleges in the Mid-Atlantic finished 7-1 for the Trojans in 2001, was among national JUCO leaders in ERA and strikeouts per game. David Theisen had a W-4 L-7, 4.71 ERA. Theisen also had the most strike outs, 74, for UNCP in 2002.
Corey Brown - LHP, L-L, 6-1/190 lbs, Rowan University 2004
3-0 with a 1.45 ERA in 2003.
2003 New Jersey Athletic Conference Baseball Player of the Week.
Went 2-0 for the Outer Banks Daredevils in the Coastal Plain League in 2002. Held hitters to a .215 average.
Jeremy Mc Brayer - RHP, R-R, 6-1/185 lbs, Chattanooga State Tech Community College 2004
2002 Georgia Dugout Club Game. 2002 Coaches Award. 3-4, 4.86 in 2003.
Johnny Coit- C, L-R, 5-9/175 lbs, Granite Hills HS 2003 ,El Cajon, CA
2003 ALL CIF.Signed with the St. George Roadrunners(Golden Baseball League).
Kevin Young- C, R-R, 6-0/200 lbs, Lee University ,TN 2003
Signed with the Richmond Roosters(Frontier League).
Three-time All-Conference selection,NAIA Academic All-American.2003 All-TranSouth and Region XI performer. In 55 games is hitting .396 with 19 homers and 59 RBI. He’s Lee’s University career home-run man with 58 dingers. Young also holds the career RBI record with 194 and doubles’ mark with 47.
60YD:7.2 seconds Release Time:1.95-2.00 seconds
Todd Goodson - C/RHP, S-R, 6-0/190 lbs, Norfolk State University 2003
Signed with the Cook County Cheetahs (Frontier League)
A career .326 hitter, and is batting .353
this season with three homers and 38 RBI. He is in the top 10 in the Mid-Eastern Athletic
Conference in batting average, RBI, doubles, triples, slugging percentage, hits and is first
2002 Cape Cod Baseball League Harwich Mariners.2001 ALL MEAC, 2001 All Tournament. 2003 Collegiate Baseball Pre-Season All Conference.
Goodson shows his versatility on the field and off
60YD:7.2 seconds Release Time:1.78-1.80 seconds
Fastball:88-89 mph Curve:69-71mph
Trent Bianco C, R-R, 6-2/193 lbs, Carrollton HS,GA 2003
2001 MVP Carrollton High School. 2002 Times Georgia All Area team. 2002 All Region. 2003 Prospect Plus #56 Rated Player in Georgia
60YD:7.3 seconds Release Time:2.00-2.05 seconds
Jared Hill C, R-R, 5-10/200 lbs, Lee University,TN 2003
Batted .315 with 2 home runs and 14 RBI's in 2003.
Played in the New York Collegiate Wooden Bat League this past summer.
60YD:7.3 seconds Release Time:1.88-1.90 seconds
Brendan Murphy 1B/3B/C, R-R, 6-3.5/ 214 lbs, TN 2003(Garden City CC)
Signed minor league contract with the Kalamazoo Kings(Frontier League).
Drafted in the 37 round by the Montreal Expo's in the 2003 First Year Player Draft.
2002 1st team All –State.2001 Collegiate Baseball Top Prospects. 2002 Collegiate Baseball Top Prospects.
2003 Collegiate Baseball Top Prospects.
2002 TPX Louisville Slugger High School All American.
Honorable Mention 2002 Perfect Game National Showcase.
#224 Top 350 High School Prospects Class of 2003 by Prospect Plus.
60YD:7.3 seconds ARM:77mph
Carlos Castillo SS/2B, B-R, 5-10/ 165 lbs,
Signed with the Coastal Bend (Central League)
New York Mets Minor Leagues 2000-2001
Batted .242 with 2 home runs and 30 RBI's in 2001 in the South Atlantic League.
60YD:7.2 seconds ARM:82mph
Trent Hill SS/RHP, R-R, 6-2/195 lbs,Walker HS, AL 2003(Mississippi State University)
Hill was named to the Birmingham News 5A All-State and All-Metro teams and was a second-team Alabama Sportswriters Association All-State selection last spring. At the plate he drove in 30 runs and laced a team-high 17 doubles, and on the mound he compiled a 1.49 earned run average with six wins and three saves, averaging a strikeout per inning. In September he was rated by Baseball America/Prospect Plus as the No. 4 prospect for 2003 in Alabama.
Cortland Wilson - 3B/SS, R-R, 5-10/180 lbs, University of Utah 2004
2001 2nd Team All WAC-Honors, 2001 Louisville Sluggers Freshman All American Honorable Mention.
Nick Mershon- SS, R-R, 6-2/180 lbs, St Joseph's HS, SC 2003
2002 East Coast Pro Showcase. 2002 Area Code Games, Power Bar Top 50 Prospects Team.
Barry Mincey - OUT, R-R, 6-2/200 lbs, Morris Brown College 2004
2002 2nd team All Independent.
Batted .302 with 4 home runs ,23 RBI's and 13 stolen bases in 2003.
Batted .355 with 3 home runs, 21 RBI's and 17 stolen bases.
60YD:7.1 seconds ARM:84mph
Brian Boles- OUT, R-R, 6-3/210 lbs,Elizabeth City College 2004
2003 CIAA Player of the Week.
Selected to the 2002 Maryland JUCO All Star game and 2002 Maryland Amateur Baseball Association All Star Team. Batting .415 in 2003.
60YD:7.1 seconds ARM:84mph
Bruce Edwards OUT/2B, S-R, 5-10/165 lbs, Columbus HS,MS (Mississippi State)2003
Drafted in the 15 round by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 2007 First Year Player Draft.
2001 Collegiate Baseball All American. 2002 Collegiate Baseball All American.2002 2nd team All State. 2002 All-Area.2003 Mississippi Association of Coaches All- State.
Anthony Aceves OUT, L-R, 6-2.5/215 lbs, UNC Pembroke,MD
Drafted 50 Round by the Florida Marlins 1999.
Drafted 38 Round by the Florida Marlins 2000.
2000 Junior College All Regional.2001 Junior College All Regional.2001 Junior College All American.
60YD:6.9 seconds ARM:88mph
Jesse Schmidt OUT/RHP, B-R, 6-1/195 lbs, Sacramento College, Sacramento,CA 2004
Drafted in the 10 round by the San Francisco Giants.
2002 All Pacific Coast College Honorable Mention
60YD:6.9 seconds ARM:88mph
Mike Mitchell OUT/RHP, R-R, 6-2/205 lbs, Brewton Parker College,GA 2003
Signed a minr league contract with the Selma Cloverliefs (Southeastern League)
Batted .357 with 7 home runs, 43 RBI's and 10 stolen bases at Truett-McConnell College..
60YD:7.4 seconds ARM:91mph
Jo Jo Batten OUT/2B, R-R, 6-0/180 lbs, Telfair HS,GA 2003 (Middle Georgia JC)
Drafted in the 15 round by the Cincinnati Reds in the 2003 First Year Player Draft
3 time MVP at Telfair High School.2003 Prospect Plus #55 Rated Player in Georgia.2002 NABF College World Series All Tournament Team, led the tournament in hitting with a .590 average .
Andrew Mudd OUT/RHP, R-R,6-3/185 lbs, Scotland High School, NC
2003 (Louisburg JC)
Drafted in the 36 round by the Pittsburg Pirates in the 2003 First Year Player Draft.
#7 rated prospect at 2002 East Coast Professional Showcase by Baseball America.Ranked #100 Baseball America's Top 100 High School Players Class of 2003.
Ranked #188 Top 350 High School Prospects Class of 2003 by Prospect Plus.
North Carolina's Mudd is focused on his team
Emeel Salem OUT L-L,6-0/165 lbs, Mountain Brook HS, AL 2003 (Alabama)
Drafted in the 6 round by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays in the 2007 First Year Player Draft.
Drafted in the 10 round by the Baltimore Orioles in the 2006 First Year Player Draft.
Set single-season record for highest batting average (.521) at Mountain Brook HS.
Also set MBHS record with 28 stolen bases (28 attempts) as a junior (2001)
Two-Time All-State selection by The Birmingham News (2001, 2002)
Two-Time All-Metro selection by The Birmingham News (2001, 2002)
2002 East Coast Professional Showcase.
2002 North-South High School All-Star game in Montgomery, Ala.Ranked #92 Top 350 High School Prospects Class of 2003 by Prospect Plus.
Ranked #65 2003 Baseball America's Top 100 High School Prospects.