PBR Mailbag: Are Players Committing Earlier?

By Nathan Rode
National Supervisor

After a July lull, things are picking back up this week. The Prep Baseball Report Future Games begin Thursday with workouts. Games are set for Friday and Saturday. From there, I’ll head to Southern California to check out the Area Code Games in Long Beach. It’s an action-packed week of baseball. Without further ado, let’s get to a couple questions…

Is it starting to become more popular now for high school guys to commit early in the recruiting process?
This has long been a conversation and observation in the baseball community. The recruiting game has sped up tremendously and it's now common to see rising juniors that are verbally committed. I saw Team USA's 15U team a few times in the last week and there are three players verbally committed to schools already. They're rising sophomores.

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