PBR Week in Review



A look back at what happened at the Prep Baseball Report  the week Jan 8-15. Nathan Rode continues his Super 60 coverage. Shooter Hunt takes a look at some of uncommitted 2019s. Dakota Kotowski chooses Missouri State. Neil Delvin from PBR Colorado sits down with Bob Kennedy of Smoky Hill and more

Super 60 Spotlight
Nathan Rode
National Supervisor

+ Adam Proctor (MI)
+ Adisyn Coffey (IN)
+ Brad Czerniejewski (IL)
+ Bobby Seymour (IL)
+ Matt Russell (MO)
+ Brandon Jenkins (NJ)
+ Jackson Rutledge (MO)
+ Daniel Harper (KS)
+ Austin Marozas (IL)
+ Reid Detmers (IL)
+ Parker Hendershot (NY)
+ Nick Stoner (PA)
+ Zach Britton (IN)
+ Randy Bednar (MD)
+ Jamie Young (NE)
+ Aaron Brown (TN)
+ Zach Kososka (PA)
+ Jack Schneider (KY)

THE HOTLIST: UNCOMMITTED SENIOR PITCHERS
By Nathan Rode and PBR Staff

The spring season is approaching and there are still plenty of talented seniors left on the recruiting market. Listed alphabetically below are available pitchers with the ability to pitch at the next level.

Trayce Abbot, LHP, McLoud HS, OK
Abbot has a strong frame at 6-foot-2, 195 pounds. He works with an average tempo and high leg kick, coming through a high-3/4 slot with a long arm stroke. His fastball has arm-side run at 83-86 mph and he mixes in a curveball with 2/8 shape at 64-66. Read More >>

ON THE HUNT: UNCOMMITTED ARMS AND ATHLETES IN THE 2019 CLASS (PLUS ONE 2020)
By Shooter Hunt
National Crosschecker

This week, On the Hunt, takes a look at 5 2019 players and one talented 2020 infielder. The 2019’s are highlighted by four power arms that show the upside coveted by every major program, and will be making an impact this summer as recruiters catch them in action. Finishing off the group is a talented catcher from New Jersey with excellent defensive skills. In all, five states are represented including Wisconsin, Missouri, Louisiana, Texas, and New Jersey. Read More >>

THE BUZZ: KOTOWSKI CHOOSES MISSOURI STATE
By Nathan Rode and PBR Staff

One of the top available 2018s in Illinois is now off the board with OF Dakota Kotowski (Providence Catholic HS, IL) verbally committing to Missouri State. The 6-foot-4, 205-pound Kotowski has a physical frame, strong hands and advanced bat speed that produce power from the right side. He recorded one of top exit velocities (100 mph) at the 2016 Future Games and was a standout at the Under Armour Classic. Read More >>

NEIL DEVLIN FROM THE COLORADO DUGOUT: INTERVIEW WITH BOB KENNEDY OF SMOKY HILL
By Neil H. Devlin
Senior Writer
Denver Metro Area

“What I like about it,” Bob Kennedy said, “is that it’s a challenge.”

No doubt about it, Smoky Hill has one. Actually, competing in the Centennial League, easily Colorado’s best group, comes with all kinds of challenges. And the Buffaloes baseball team, headed by Kennedy, now 48 and in his 18th year at the Aurora school (third in command of the program), runs into them regularly. Read More >>

More Headlines…

 

MD: 2018 RANKINGS UPDATE
Changes around the top of the ranks...>>

TX: INSIDE THE TEXAS 2019 RANKINGS: UNCOMMITTED POSITION PLAYERS
We take a look at 8 hitters in the top 50 of our ranking....>>

INSIDE THE TEXAS 2019 RANKINGS: UNCOMMITTED PITCHERS
We take a look at seven sophomore arms....>>

MID-ATLANTIC INSIDER: 2019 PITCHERS
Video look into a few 2019 uncommitted pitchers...>>

PERFORM LIKE A PRO: HOW TO EFFECTIVELY WARM DOWN AFTER YOUR EVENT
High levels of effort require attention afterwards......>>

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