Eastern PA Top Prospect Games Preview: Blue Team



By Greg Williams
Pennsylvania / West Virginia Director of Scouting

The 2016 Eastern PA Top Prospect Games will take place on July 19 and 20 at La Salle University. The Top Prospect Games have become the premier event of the summer for aspiring college prospects statewide and continue to grow in popularity every year.

For the first time in five years the Top Prospect Games have been divided into two events at two locations for the summer of 2016. The Western PA Top Prospect Games preceded the Eastern PA event on June 14 and 15 at Seton Hill University.

To view rosters from the previous four years and the 202 college commitments that have been made by prospects in attendance click on the following links.

2015 PA Top Prospect Games (33 commitments)
2014 PA Top Prospect Games (66 commitments)
2013 PA Top Prospect Games (72 commitments)
2012 PA Top Prospect Games (31 commitments)

Over the course of the week we will take a closer look at each of the players on the rosters of the four teams that will participate. Today we continue the process by previewing members of the Blue Team. CLICK HERE to view the complete roster for all prospects that will participate.

Blue Team ST School Class Position Ranking Notes
Ari Silverstein PA Central Bucks East 2017 RHP - 7/19 No. 117 in PA 6'4" righty sat 84-86 at recent event, with good sell on changeup
Dillon Marsh PA Lancaster Catholic 2018 LHP - 7/20 No. 3 in PA 6'2", 210-lb. two-way prospect, sits in mid-80s with advanced feel for changeup. Also LHH with pop in bat.
Kyle Serman PA Northampton Area 2017 RHP - 7/19
Went 3-3 with a 1.79 ERA as a junior
Colin Macko PA Crestwood 2018 RHP/1B
6'4" two-way prospect, primary pitcher hit .342 as a sophomore
Drew Mummau PA Manheim Central 2019 SS/RHP
Advanced defender with top of the order offensive abilities had solid freshman season
Dillon Hippensteel PA York Catholic 2017 2B/3B
5'8" infielder led York Catholic in nearly all offensive categories as a junior
Sam Servello PA Hollidaysburg Area 2019 RHP/SS
Two-way prospect with live arm. Went 1-1 on mound as a freshman
Shane Beyer PA Notre Dame Green Pond 2018 C/3B
Solid all-around skill set. RHH shows gap power & potential to play multiple defensive positions
Arturo Figueroa PA Central Dauphin 2017 C/2B No. 133 in PA Talented defensive backstop. Advanced receiving & blocking skills. Switch-hitter
Ryan Cedzo PA Fairview 2017 OF/LHP
Two-way prospect hit .490 & went 5-0 with 52 Ks in 25 IP (0.00 ERA)
Jacoby Pate PA Susquehanna Township 2017 OF
6.87 runner helped lead Susquehanna Twshp. to 3A state finals
Colin Hartey PA Twin Valley 2017 OF No. 68 in PA 6'3", 205-pound LHH with present power and above average defensive abilities
Quinn Buffington PA Camp Hill 2018 OF/1B
6.89 runner with solid frame and strength in RH swing
David Bolles PA Malvern Prep 2018 OF
Two-sport athlete also plays football.
Justin Byler PA
Warwick 2018 1B/RHP
6'4" LHH, hit .315 during breakout sophomore season


SCHEDULE:

July 19:
11:00am  Red Team vs. Black Team
  3:00pm  Blue Team vs. White Team

July 20: 
11:00am  Red Team vs. Blue Team
  3:00pm  Black Team vs. White Team

* Players report 90 minutes prior to game time each day
* Live batting practice with home-to-1B times prior to each game on July 19
* Defensive evaluations prior to each game on July 20

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