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2023 UF Baseball Commits

Discussion in 'GatorGrowl's Diamond Gators' started by ocalaman, Aug 16, 2022.

  1. ocalaman

    ocalaman GC Hall of Fame

    7,270
    2,826
    1,998
    Jun 30, 2018
    Nat Rank
    42
    [​IMG] Liam Peterson
    RHP6-5195R-RCalvary ChristianPalm HarborFLFlorida
    Nat Rank
    65
    [​IMG] Christian Rodriguez
    RHP6-0190R-RMarjory Stoneman DouglasCoral SpringsFLFlorida
    Nat Rank
    100
    [​IMG] Reilly Witmer
    RHP6-4220R-RNaplesNaplesFLFlorida
    Nat Rank
    124
    [​IMG] Luke McNeillie
    RHP6-3165L-RMiltonMiltonGAFlorida
    Nat Rank
    135
    [​IMG] Stone Russell
    SS6-1195R-RIMG AcademyBradentonFLFlorida
    Nat Rank
    153
    [​IMG] Blake Brookins
    OF6-5210L-RMiami Palmetto SeniorPalmetto BayFLFlorida
    Nat Rank
    156
    [​IMG] Frank Menendez
    LHP6-1205L-LDoral Academy CharterMiamiFLFlorida
    Nat Rank
    182
    [​IMG] Grayson Smith
    RHP6-2205R-RMcCallie SchoolRocky FaceGAFlorida
    Nat Rank
    198
    [​IMG] Alex Philpott
    RHP6-5170R-RStrawberry CrestTampaFLFlorida
    Nat Rank
    216
    [​IMG] Sammy Mummau
    MIF6-0180R-RDunedinPalm HarborFLFlorida
    Nat Rank
    238
    [​IMG] Jacob Gomberg
    LHP5-10168L-LMarjory Stoneman DouglasCoral SpringsFLFlorida
    Nat Rank
    500
    [​IMG] John Martinez
    SS5-11190R-RMontverde AcademyOrlandoFLFlorida
    Nat Rank
    500
    [​IMG] Robert Satin
    LHP6-3190L-LPlantTampaFLFlorida
    Nat Rank
    500
    [​IMG] Hayden Yost
    OF6-1190L-LSicklesTampaFLFlorida
     
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  2. gtr2x

    gtr2x GC Hall of Fame

    15,686
    1,319
    1,193
    Aug 21, 2007
    Great to see all those Florida kids coming to UF
     
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  3. Matherly87

    Matherly87 GC Hall of Fame

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    17,563
    2,808
    Oct 3, 2016
    Ocala, FL
    Lots of good baseball schools here like Stoneman Douglas, Naples, IMG, Calvary Christian. If those teams have great years like normal I would think their individual ratings might go up.
     
  4. shane4three

    shane4three GC Hall of Fame

    8,207
    2,695
    2,568
    Dec 24, 2014
    #Footprint.
     
  5. orlgator

    orlgator Premium Member

    3,325
    388
    318
    Apr 3, 2007
    Reilly took a big step forward this summer and might be figuring it all out. He has the body to dominate and may just have a slider now to go along with his fastball.
     
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  6. gtj31

    gtj31 GC Hall of Fame

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    548
    708
    Apr 8, 2007
    London, United Kingdom
    6’4”, 220 and still a JR (now SR I guess). They didn’t grow them that big 20 years ago.

    Andrew Brown out of Deltona (‘99ish draft class) was the biggest kid I faced. He was probably close to that. Looked monstrous on the mound.
     
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  7. orlgator

    orlgator Premium Member

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    Lol. Yes he’s a big kid and definitely has the pitcher body. Kinda curious where the MLB draft projections put him. He was up to 95 this summer and seems to be getting stronger and figuring it out.
     
  8. stingbb

    stingbb Premium Member

    4,033
    687
    2,543
    Apr 3, 2007
    Sarasota is hosting the 18U Baseball World Cup this week. UF commits Stone Russell and Christian Rodriguez are both playing with the USA National team, which is 4-0 and is playing their final opening round game tonight against Brazil. They are assured of advancing to play three games in the Super Round, which starts Thursday with the medal round games being played on Sunday.

    Some really high level baseball for anyone living in the Sarasota and overall Tampa Bay area.
     
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  9. fat_gator

    fat_gator Junior

    120
    42
    143
    Sep 7, 2021
    '23 class picks up an Arm from North Marion, Hunter Jones
     
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  10. ocalaman

    ocalaman GC Hall of Fame

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    Jun 30, 2018
    Gotta keep some Ocala/Marion County kids on the roster.
     
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  11. Matherly87

    Matherly87 GC Hall of Fame

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    Ocala, FL
    I'm surprised I haven't heard of him. I'm wondering if he is one of the arms that came thru TCHS or might have worked with Tommy Bond.
     
  12. gtj31

    gtj31 GC Hall of Fame

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    Apr 8, 2007
    London, United Kingdom
    No rating that I saw on Perfect Game but I am no baseball recruit expert.
     
  13. ocalaman

    ocalaman GC Hall of Fame

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  14. orlgator

    orlgator Premium Member

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    He is part of the Power program. Top velo has been like 92 but seems to be very projectible. Good kid as well!
     
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  15. apkgator

    apkgator GC Hall of Fame

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    Power baseball has kind of emerged as the best in Cent Fl.....the guts that run it are top notch. This may be the first UF kid from there, they have been feeding FSU and UM a little. Hubbart and Montgomery from FSU are both Power guys
     
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  16. gtj31

    gtj31 GC Hall of Fame

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    Montgomery hasn’t fully lived up to the hype so far but I think that was just the depth of their rotation. I expect a big year from him this year.
     
  17. apkgator

    apkgator GC Hall of Fame

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    Agree...I was at his last high school start before covid and it seemed like he was headed to mlb. Scouts were there and drooling.
    His older brother was a stud CF and kind of didn't pan out either. Injury at usf, doesn't play, so so finish to career at Rollins
     
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  18. ocalaman

    ocalaman GC Hall of Fame

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  19. orlgator

    orlgator Premium Member

    3,325
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    Apr 3, 2007
  20. INGATORSWETRUST

    INGATORSWETRUST GC Hall of Fame

    16,692
    1,055
    1,328
    Apr 8, 2007
    Florida
    Only 9.1 percent of college baseball players make it to a baseball minor league roster. Only 10 percent of those that make it to Triple AAA minor league teams ever make it to the Major Leagues. Incredibly competitive to make an MLB roster, to stay on a MLB roster, or to even make it to Triple AAA ball.
     
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