Nathan Ocker named Director for Eastern PA


Dan Cevette
President, NY/PA

The Prep Baseball Report (NY/PA) is extremely excited to announce the hiring of Nathan Ocker. Ocker will serve as the Director for Eastern Pennsylvania where his duties will range wide in scope. Event management, Cross over work into New York, Baseball Technology, Operations and Scouting will all fall under the watch of Ocker in his new role. His official start date will be September 1st. 

"I've had the privilege of getting to know Nathan over the last two years where he worked events for us during the Minor League covid shut down. Always on-time, hard working and someone that almost instantly understood our vision for the players and families here in Pennsylvania. He's a tough, blue collar, Pennsylvania grown ball-player with a skillset that will help the players and families of the Commonwealth" - Dan Cevette

“I am extremely excited to join the staff at PBR full-time.  Having the opportunity to stay involved in the game of baseball and the ability to help amateur ball players in both, Pennsylvania and New York, gain exposure and ultimately fulfill their dreams of playing baseball at the next level is something I am truly passionate about. I am honored to be in this position.” - Nathan Ocker

Below is a quick snap shot into Nathan's background and baseball history:

High School
Middletown Area High School class of 2015 (PA)

  • Career stats: 205.1 innings, 325K/59BB
  • April 2013, 24 strikeouts in a 9-innings game
  • 2014 member of Big 26 Classic Team PA
  • 2014 Mid Penn All Conference Co-MVP
  • 2014 Patriot News “Big 11” First Team Selection

College
College of Charleston class of 2019 (SC)

  • Career Stats: 189 innings, 215K/28BB, 3.00 ERA
  •  In the record book under 15 different records for both single-season and career- Second in school history with 92 appearances and relief appearances 85, as well as second for career saves with 26
  • First in single season WHIP with a 0.72 in 2018

Professional
Drafted by Cleveland Indians/Guardians in the 29th round of the 2019 MLB Draft

  • Career Stats: 104.2 IP, 8-1,132K/32BB, 2.84ERA
  • Played as high as AAA Columbus Clippers