Future Games: Meet Team New Jersey


TJ Hunt
Director, PBR New Jersey

The annual PBR Future Games is upon us and 19 ballplayers from the Garden State will trek down to Cartersville, Georgia to compete against other underclassmen in the country's top recruiting event of the year. The Future Games has become the best opportunity for high school prospects in the rising sophomore and junior classes to get seen on a national scale. Players compete on state teams against other states for bragging rights, but more importantly for a perfect opportunity to be seen in front of hundreds of college coaches from all over the country.

This year's Team New Jersey squad will have a nice mix of power hitting bats and speed offensively and strike throwers in the mid to upper 80s with projectability.

Pitchers

- 2024 RHP Howard Tate DeRias (Gloucester Catholic HS, NJ)
- 2024 RHP Roger Dreher (Southern Regional HS, NJ)
- 2024 RHP Daviel Fernandez (Gloucester Catholic HS, NJ)
- 2023 LHP Christopher Furey (St. Augustine Prep HS, NJ)
- 2023 RHP Jack Renaud (Ranney HS, NJ)
- 2023 RHP Luke Roccesano (Christian Brothers Academy HS, NJ)

Catchers

- 2023 C Dom Bello (Lake Buena Vista HS, FL / formerly of Pope John XXIII HS, NJ)
- 2023 C Joshua Janove (Cherry Hill East HS, NJ)
- 2023 C Jack Moses (The Lawrenceville School)
- 2023 C Zachary Novakowski (Pascack Valley HS, NJ)

Infielders

- 2023 SS Evan Brown (Cherokee HS, NJ)
- 2024 3B Matthew Kosuda (Governor Livingston HS, NJ)
- 2023 2B Nicolas Lorenzo (Pingry HS, NJ)
- 2023 SS Ryan Weingartner (St. Augustine Prep HS, NJ)
- 2023 SS Michael Whooley (Ramapo HS, NJ)
- 2024 SS Jon Young (Cherry Hill West HS, NJ)

Outfielders

- 2023 OF Michael Chiaravallo (The Hun School HS, NJ)
- 2023 OF Brett Patten (Manasquan HS, NJ)