Prep Baseball Report

2024 Signing Day Primer

Shooter Hunt
Vice President, Scouting

Although Signing Day is far from securing the guarantee that top prospects will make it on campus, the day does lock in the excitement of “what might be”. Yes, the MLB Draft will ultimately dictate how much buzz each of these newcomer classes will bring to campus next fall, but the power of hope is a strong one. Allow this piece to serve as a primer in preparing fans and programs across the country of what to expect from the ‘24 class...


If winning the 2023 National Championship wasn’t enough to convince you that the Tigers are in fact “back,” then allow the recruiting prowess of head coach Jay Johnson and company to cement it as fact. Reeling in seven top-50 recruits (five in the top-20 overall), the purple and gold is set to reload once again in 2024. A true coast-to-coast program, Johnson has united his West Coast recruiting acumen he gained at previous tenures with the abundance of talent that had always been attracted by Baton Rouge previously. This ‘24 group, in particular, boasts players from eight different states that reach all ends of the country from California to Nebraska to New Jersey, and as per usual, they’ve also stockpiled on talent from their own Louisiana backyard. At the top, a pair of reclassified youngsters, the Nos. 2- and 3-ranked seniors overall: LHP/OF Cam Caminiti (Saguaro HS, AZ) and OF/RHP Konnor Griffin (Jackson Prep HS, MS). The pair are elite...

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