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2023 Future Games: Team Connecticut - Top Performers

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The 12th annual Future Games took place on July 26-29 at LakePoint in Emerson, Georgia. Top uncommitted prospects in the classes of 2025 and 2026 participated in one of the most popular events of the year.

There were 32 teams, including Team Connecticut, with players representing 44 states plus Canadian prospects. Each team played three games the final three days of the event after all position players were put through a showcase workout on Wednesday. More than 375 college coaches from across the country were looking on as approximately 500 players participated in this year’s event.

Connecticut went 2-1, defeating Team New York on Friday, Team Massachusetts on Saturday, while losing to Team Canada on Thursday.

2023 Future Games: Team Connecticut - Top Performers

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Overall MVP

Paul Calandrelli C / SS / Daniel Hand, CT / 2025

Report: Collected 3 hits, multiple RBI, one being a huge two-out hit, played a solid 3rd base.

Best Pitching Performance

Tyler Stone RHP / SS / Cheshire Academy, CT / 2025

Report: Pitched two clean innings, attacking at a high level, multiple swings and misses, with an upper 80's heavy FB.

Best In Game Hitting Performance

Kacin Robinson OF / SS / Avon Old Farms, CT / 2025

Report: Collected 3 hits, a double, changes the game with his legs.

Best Workout Day Hitter

David Pengel OF / SS / Avon, CT / 2025

Report: Whippy life to barrel, easy pop to middle and pull side. Runs above average.

Best In Game Defender

Easton Masse C / 3B / Westminster Prep School, CT / 2025

Report: Advanced pitch calling, above average receiving and blocking, quick release and pop times at 1.90 in game.

Best Workout Day Defender

Owen Rich SS / OF / Lyman Hall, CT / 2025

Report: Arm at 90 across the diamond, clean hands and glove

Best Baserunner

Michael Spadaccino OF / 2B / Shelton, CT / 2025

Report: 2 Stolen bases, 4.05-4.20 down the line, changes the game with his legs.

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Andrew Valentino SS / RHP / Trumbull, CT / 2027

Report: Multiple hits, solid defense, plays the game with ease, extremely competitive

Maddox Hoffman C / SS / New Canaan, CT / 2027

Report: Line drive approach with multiple hits, advanced behind the plate, 2.0 in game pop time throwing a runner out.

Jack Nolan 3B / 1B / Amity Regional, CT / 2018

Report: Banger at the plate, old school mentality, plus pop to pull side, doesn't swing and miss.

Jack Henry Palazzo RHP / SS / Morgan, CT / 2027

Report: Clean arm, FB jumps up to 80 mph, ability to throw it to both sides, continued work on secondary pitches.

Shane Berney 1B / OF / North Haven, CT / 2027

Report: Physical LHH with power to pull side.

Chase Semenza OF / RHP / Xavier, CT / 2027

Report: RHH, plays the game fast with tons of energy, ability to beat the OF's in both gaps, multiple extra base hits.

Jack Swanson SS / C / Berlin, CT / 2027

Report: LHH with advanced approach, super smooth swing, knowledge of the strike zone. Quick and raw behind the plate, love the actions defensively

Vincent Lugo LHP / 1B / Walter Panas, NY / 2027

Report: A true baseball player, line drive swing to pull side. Soft advanced glove at 1st base, showed great instincts and jumps on the bases.

Coby Dagata RHP / OF / St. Paul Catholic, CT / 2027

Report: A monster RHP, arm is super clean, a strike thrower, just a matter of time before the FB explodes, huge ceiling.

Trevor Powell 3B / RHP / Morgan, CT / 2027

Report: Pitched two clean innings, a strike thrower, showed good at bats at the plate. Plays a solid defense.

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