Updated Class of 2022 Player Rankings (September)

Dennis Healy and Trevor Brown
PBR New England Co-Directors of Scouting

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Class of 2022 Player Rankings (September)

This was the summer of the 2022 prospects as the Future Games were regionalized to Pennsylvania, amid the Covid-19 pandemic.  The class is chalk full of talent and we got to see first had a ton of guys put on a show at our events. The future is bright in New England for the Class of 2022.

That being said, we have had the pleasure of seeing a number of solid players this past year. Prospects are popping up left and right, making velocity jumps, improving 60-yard dash times and showing more power with the bat.

Covering six states, New England is a prime area for legit baseball talent and now we would like to bring to you the updated 2022 Player Rankings.


  • Matt Scott (Video) is a power arm right-hander headed to Stanford.  He sits in the #1 spot in the 2022 class.
  • Joe Allen is a 6-4, 180-pound right-hander who is headed to Michigan. He displays a thick durable frame.
  • Evan Blanco, quick armed left-hander headed to Virginia.  He continues to improve his craft each summer.
  • Ben Brutti, lanky young right-hander headed to URI. The arm is quick and long.
  • Matthew Grabmann is a durable right-hander headed to Oregon as he rounds out our top 5 in New England.


  • Nic Frink (Video) is a physical right-handed hitting catcher with an advanced skill set. The bat has plus life and the catch and throw tool is very good. 
  • Davis Hanson is a right-handed hitting corner infielder with a ton of upside. He can swing the bat.
  • Cameron Dayton, right-handed hitting outfielder who runs and shows plus life with the bat.
  • Ryan Juliano, utility player headed to Connecticut. There isn’t much he can’t do on the field.
  • Robbie O’Connor is a big lanky right-hander with a huge upside.


  • Kyle Lavigne (Video) is a physical right-handed hitting catcher. He shows a plus feel for the game. 
  • Liam Doyle is a left-hander with a ton of potential. The arm is quick and clean. 
  • Marc Willi is a big left-handed hitting first baseman who is headed to Michigan. He swung the bat great this summer.
  • Drew Kron, a superb athlete headed to Connecticut. He can really play the game.
  • Ryan Daniels is a left-handed hitting infielder with plus hand speed at the plate. Ryan is headed to Connecticut.
  • Justin Hackett, a left-side infielder, shows a quick powerful swing from the right-side, plenty of arm to stick on left-side.
  • Alex Marot, a right-handed hitting 3rd baseman, power potential, electric arm across the diamond.


  • Jack Toomey is a physical right-handed hitting outfielder. Showed tremendous athleticism and potential. 
  • Thomas Galusha, right-hander with his best days in front of him. He spins the ball very well. 
  • Daniel Cascio, lanky left-handed hitter with plus buggy whip in the bat 
  • Andrew Merrill, right-handed hitting catcher from Maine. He shows good potential behind the plate. 
  • Liam McIlroy, athletic middle infielder who can really swing the bat.
  • Connor Johnston, a big bodied right-handed pitcher, has the chance to pitch with velocity at some point.
  • Hayden Miller, a right-handed hitting middle infielder, can play all three spots, played extremely well at the futures, multiple extra base hits.
  • Michael Poncicni, a legit two-way player, came out this summer, mid to upper 80’s fastball.


+ Top Right-Handed Pitchers: Garrett Burke, Peyton Rose, Jake Needham, Brayden Ryan, Thomas Galusha, Robbie O’Connor, Connor Johnston, Michael Poncini, Christian Pedro

+ Top Left-Handed Pitchers: Liam Doyle (Video), Alex Tawa, Kyler MacDonald, TJ Power

+ Top Middle Infielders: Hayden Miller, Carson Walsh, James Agabedis, Charlie Curtis, Ivan Arias, Liam McIlory, Justin Hackett

+ Top Corner Infielders: Davis Hanson, Alex Marot, Charlie Walker, Justin Colpack, Daniel Cascio, TJ Gormely, Owen Malone, Max Gustafson

+ Top Catchers: Kyle Lavigne, Jake Bollin, Nic Frink, Andrew Merrill

+ Top Oufielders: Jack Toomey, Cody Bowker, Jared Munoz, Tyler Gutsfeld, Cameron Dayton, Shaun Callahan

New England Class of 2022 Rankings

Name State School Class Pos Commitment
1   Matt Scott CT Joel Barlow 2022 RHP Stanford
2 Joe Allen NH Winnacunnett 2022 RHP Michigan
3 Evan Blanco MA Austin Prepatory 2022 LHP Virginia
4   Ben Brutti RI South Kingstown 2022 RHP Rhode Island
5 Matthew Grabmann CT Choate Rosemary Hall 2022 RHP Oregon
6   Brandyn Durand RI Bishop Hendricken 2022 C Kentucky
7 Marc Willi MA Noble and Greenough 2022 1B Michigan
8 Kyle Lavigne NH Bishop Guertin 2022 C
9 Liam Doyle NH Pinkerton Academy 2022 LHP
10 Thomas Rogers MA Lincoln Sudbury 2022 RHP Maryland

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