Prep Baseball Report

2024 Spring Forward: Top Public Bats


Jamie Naill Jr
Maryland Scouting Director

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Our Spring Forward series continues with a look at the Top 40 public school hitters, broken up between committed and uncommitted players from across the Old Line State and Delaware you won't want to miss in 2024. The list below features 18 committed players and 22 uncommitted players from the 2024, 2025 and 2026 classes. Be sure to follow our Spring Forward series as we continue to highlight some of the top players, programs, and conferences through a variety of categories in the weeks to come. 

Players: Don't miss your opportunity to #BESEEN by attending one of our upcoming Preseason events. We have TWO events still open, one in Maryland and one in Delaware. Click the links below to view and register for each event.

MD Preseason All-State MoCo

DE Preseason All-State

 

TOP PUBLIC BATS TO WATCH IN 2024

 


Committed Players (18)



Nathan Arterbridge

Class of 2024 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2024
  • Primary Position: C
  • High School: St. Georges Technical
    State: DE
  • Summer Team: DCP National
  • Height: 6-1
    Weight: 206.8lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

 

Sammy Berman

Class of 2025 / SS

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2025
  • Primary Position: SS
    Secondary Position: RHP
  • High School: Walt Whitman
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: DigIn 16U National
  • Height: 5-9
    Weight: 165lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

 

Vance Bonior

Class of 2024 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2024
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: OF
  • High School: Walter Johnson
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: DMV Prospects Showcase 2024
  • Height: 6-0
    Weight: 185lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

 

Ryan Brown

Class of 2024 / 3B

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2024
  • Primary Position: 3B
    Secondary Position: RHP
  • High School: Great Mills
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: Stars baseball
  • Height: 5-11
    Weight: 200lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

 

Noah Burroughs

Class of 2024 / RHP

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2024
  • Primary Position: RHP
    Secondary Position: OF
  • High School: Sussex Central High School
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: Five Star Select South
  • Height: 6-0
    Weight: 195lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

 

Calvin Cook

Class of 2024 / SS

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2024
  • Primary Position: SS
    Secondary Position: 2B
  • High School: Broadneck
    State: MD
  • Height:
    Weight: lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/R

 

Ethan Flaugher

Class of 2024 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2024
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: 3B
  • High School: North East
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: Rise Baseball
  • Height: 5-7
    Weight: 170lbs
  • Bat/Throw: S/R

 

Brian Fleming

Class of 2024 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2024
  • Primary Position: OF
    Secondary Position: 1B
  • High School: Cape Henlopen
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: Richmond Braves Platinum 17u
  • Height: 6-1
    Weight: 200lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/R

 

Gage Joseph

Class of 2024 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2024
  • Primary Position: OF
    Secondary Position: RHP
  • High School: Cape Henlopen (DE)
    State: DE
  • Summer Team: Richmond Braves
  • Height: 0-0
    Weight: 185lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

 

Luke Keefer

Class of 2024 / SS

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2024
  • Primary Position: SS
    Secondary Position: RHP
  • High School: North East
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: Richmond Braves Platinum
  • Height: 6-2
    Weight: 182lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

 

Thomas Mezzullo

Class of 2024 / SS

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2024
  • Primary Position: SS
    Secondary Position: 3B
  • High School: Dulaney
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: 5 Star Mason Dixon
  • Height: 6-1
    Weight: 190lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

 

Jase Mitchell

Class of 2025 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2025
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: 1B
  • High School: Cape Henlopen
    State: DE
  • Summer Team: Richmond Braves
  • Height: 6-3
    Weight: 195lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/R

 

Joey Nicholson

Class of 2024 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2024
  • Primary Position: OF
    Secondary Position: RHP
  • High School: Middletown
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: Mid Atlantic Redsox 17u
  • Height: 6-0
    Weight: 210lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

 

Daniel Orr

Class of 2024 / SS

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2024
  • Primary Position: SS
    Secondary Position: OF
  • High School: Thomas Johnson
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: Mid Atlantic Red Sox
  • Height: 5-11
    Weight: 175lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

 

Andrew Raymond

Class of 2024 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2024
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: RHP
  • High School: Middletown
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: Dirtbags Mid Atlantic
  • Height: 6-2
    Weight: 205lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/R

 

Angel Santiago-Cruz

Class of 2024 / SS

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2024
  • Primary Position: SS
    Secondary Position: RHP
  • High School: Severna Park
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: 5 Star National White 2024
  • Height: 6-2
    Weight: 195lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

 

Hunter St Denis

Class of 2025 / 1B

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2025
  • Primary Position: 1B
    Secondary Position: OF
  • High School: Magruder
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: Wow Factor G's Lions-2025
  • Height: 6-4
    Weight: 230lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

 



Uncommitted (22)

 

Jacob Bell

Class of 2025 / SS

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2025
  • Primary Position: SS
    Secondary Position: RHP
  • High School: Catoctin
    State: MD
  • Height:
    Weight: lbs
  • Bat/Throw:

 

Jackson Cheung

Class of 2025 / SS

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2025
  • Primary Position: SS
    Secondary Position: RHP
  • High School: Stephen Decatur
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: Richmond Braves 17U Prospects
  • Height: 5-9
    Weight: 180lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

 

Clayton Dorsey

Class of 2024 / SS

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2024
  • Primary Position: SS
    Secondary Position: 2B
  • High School: Westminster
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: US Elite 2024 National
  • Height: 6-0
    Weight: 195lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

 

Brayden Fields

Class of 2025 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2025
  • Primary Position: OF
    Secondary Position: 2B
  • High School: St. Georges Technical High School
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: DCP 2025
  • Height: 6-0
    Weight: 180lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

 

Avery Grain

Class of 2025 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2025
  • Primary Position: OF
    Secondary Position: SS
  • High School: Magruder
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: Wow Factor Nation
  • Height: 5-11
    Weight: 185lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

 

Osiah Kelley

Class of 2026 / SS

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: SS
    Secondary Position: RHP
  • High School: Sussex Central
    State: DE
  • Summer Team: Delmarva Aces
  • Height: 6-0
    Weight: 160lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/R

 

Trent Lopez

Class of 2025 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2025
  • Primary Position: OF
  • High School: Bethesda-CC
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: U.S. Elite
  • Height: 5-10
    Weight: 185lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

 

Nate Martin

Class of 2025 / SS

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2025
  • Primary Position: SS
    Secondary Position: 2B
  • High School: Liberty
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: Central Maryland Cyclones
  • Height: 5-9
    Weight: 175lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

 

Will Mollman

Class of 2025 / 3B

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2025
  • Primary Position: 3B
    Secondary Position: OF
  • High School: Westminster
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: Mid Atlantic DirtBags
  • Height: 6-1
    Weight: 190lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/R

 

Terrion Pettus

Class of 2025 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2025
  • Primary Position: OF
  • High School: Magruder
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: Canes American
  • Height: 5-9
    Weight: 165lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

 

Logan Powell

Class of 2026 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: 3B
  • High School: Patuxent
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: Indiana Prospects 2026 Franchise
  • Height: 5-11
    Weight: 185lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

 

Shawn Roy

Class of 2025 / RHP

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2025
  • Primary Position: RHP
    Secondary Position: SS
  • High School: William Penn
    State: DE
  • Summer Team: SC Bulldogs
  • Height: 5-10
    Weight: 165lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/R

 

Jayden Saraullo

Class of 2026 / 1B

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: 1B
    Secondary Position: LHP
  • High School: Northeast
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: Wow Factor Gs Lions 2026
  • Height: 5-5
    Weight: 184.1lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/L

 

Kai Schmelzer

Class of 2026 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: 3B
  • High School: Wootton
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: Dirtbags Platinum 2026
  • Height: 5-9
    Weight: 175lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

 

Brady Stenvik

Class of 2026 / 2B

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: 2B
    Secondary Position: SS
  • High School: Middletown
    State: DE
  • Summer Team: SC Bulldogs 16u Kilbride
  • Height: 5-11
    Weight: 180lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

 

Matt Strahan

Class of 2026 / 2B

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: 2B
    Secondary Position: OF
  • High School: Magruder
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: Wow Factor Gs Lions 2026
  • Height: 5-11
    Weight: 170lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

 

Carter Sweeney-Strawberry

Class of 2026 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2026
  • Primary Position: OF
  • High School: Sherwood
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: US Elite Mid Atlantic
  • Height: 6-2
    Weight: 185lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

 

Brayden Tidwell

Class of 2025 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2025
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: 3B
  • High School: Sussex Central (DE)
    State: DE
  • Height: 5-10
    Weight: 178.6lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/R

 

Joshua Tseronis

Class of 2025 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2025
  • Primary Position: OF
    Secondary Position: SS
  • High School: Quince Orchard
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: Artillery Scout 2026
  • Height: 6-1
    Weight: 185lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/R

 

Cameron Vachon

Class of 2025 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2025
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: 1B
  • High School: Tuscarora
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: Mid-Atlantic Red Sox
  • Height: 6-1
    Weight: 205lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

 

John Wayman

Class of 2024 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2024
  • Primary Position: OF
    Secondary Position: SS
  • High School: Walt Whitman
    State: MD
  • Summer Team: BCC Prospects 2024 Red
  • Height: 5-11
    Weight: 175lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

 

Lextyn Wescott

Class of 2024 / 3B

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2024
  • Primary Position: 3B
    Secondary Position: SS
  • High School: Cape Henlopen
    State: DE
  • Summer Team: East Coast Royals 16u
  • Height: 6-2
    Weight: 185lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R