2025 TN Rankings: Summer '22 Update


Colton Provey
TN Scouting Director

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Most of them got their feet wet this past Spring and several have raised their stock throughout the summer circuit. The second edition of the 2025 Rankings doubles to 100 prospects from the Volunteer State, including six D1 commits. Per usual, the freshman class features many two-way players after showcasing skills on both sides of the ball, as their tools will sharpen and become more position specific over the next few years. Cole Pippenger (Coffee County; Mississippi St Commit) leads the pack as the number one overall prospect after showing athleticism, versatility, and big time projection. It is still very, very early and the class has plenty of time to develop and expand, but this first look provides recruiters an early glimpse of high end prospects.

Most of the top 25 consistent of high caliber arms w/ 12 RHPs and 1 LHP, who have been mid to upper 80s up to this point. Currently, there are 19 young arms who have already topped 85+ mph, lead by RHP Aidan Niggl (Mt. Juliet; Uncommitted) who topped 88 at Lakepoint this summer. There are 35 young bats who have already hit 90+ exit velo, led by 1B Michael Ray (MUS) after hitting a ball 100.2 mph at Jackson Open in June. As always, the evaluation process is a fluid and ongoing with multiple viewings in order to get the best feel for players abilities. It’s important to note that as players continue their development some show marked improvement at a much more rapid pace. That doesn’t indicate that other players got worse or went backwards, it’s just how player development works. As the years unfold, players make improvements and new prospects pop up on the radar expanding the PBR rankings universe.  In addition to the evaluations of players, our scouts, both those in Tennessee and nationally, have also had multiple discussions with each other to review our individual lists and then make adjustments based on what we've each seen.

 

Top 50 Breakdown By Primary Position

RHP: 15 | LHP: 3 | C: 5 | CINF: 6 | MINF: 11 | OF: 10

Metrics Leaders

FB: 88 mph; Aidan Niggl (Mt. Juliet)

60: 6.53; Nolan Maloney (Grace Christian)

Position Velo: 91 mph (OF); Ari Bethea (Collierville)

Exit Velo: 100.2 mph; Michael Ray (MUS)

Pop Time: 1.98; Korbin Reynolds (Clarksville)

 

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TENNESSEE 2025: Top 25


RANK   NAME STATE SCHOOL CLASS POS COMMITMENT
1 Cole Pippenger TN Coffee County Central 2025 SS Mississippi State
2 Ryan Mitchell TN Houston 2025 SS Georgia Tech
3 Hutson Chance TN Christ Presbyterian Academy 2025 OF Tennessee
4 Graham Jones TN Daniel Boone  2025 RHP Tennessee
5 Gabe Boyd TN Christian Brothers  2025 SS Mississippi State
6 Grayson Burleson TN Summertown  2025 RHP  
7 Alexander Peck TN University School of Nashville 2025 SS  
8 Justin Fallon TN Upperman 2025 OF  
9 Christopher Moore TN McCallie  2025 RHP Virginia Tech
10 Malachai Halterman TN McGavock 2025 SS  
11 Aidan Niggl TN Mount Juliet 2025 RHP  
12 Ari Bethea TN Collierville 2025 RHP  
13 Baylor Osborne TN Mount Juliet 2025 C  
14 Chandler Day TN Houston 2025 LHP  
15 Kirk Weatherford TN Clarksville 2025 OF  
16 Nolan Bernard TN McCallie 2025 RHP  
17 Breyden Turnage TN Dyersburg 2025 RHP  
18 Matt Dill TN The Baylor School 2025 RHP  
19 Ean McCord TN Davidson Academy 2025 RHP  
20 Nathan Eisfelder TN Providence Academy 2025 OF  
21 Jordan Jewell TN Lebanon 2025 RHP  
22 AJ Greene TN Collierville  2025 SS  
23 Harrison Cassle TN Clarksville Academy 2025 RHP  
24 Brock Beddingfield TN Christ Presbyterian Academy 2025 C  
25 Chase Fernandez TN Stewarts Creek  2025 RHP

 

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