Baseball Recruiting and Commitment Thread

Discussion in 'UConn Baseball and Olympic Sports' started by HuskyfanDan, Apr 5, 2012.

  1. kris1

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    I live, and coach, in the Amity school district and know the Winkle's very well. Chris Winkle is very good. I'm hearing he is moving to a corner outfield position for his senior season at Amity and will likely play OF at UConn. His younger brother Pat, eventually became the starting catcher at Amity last season as a freshman. He will be a sophomore in 2016. Pat has a chance to be a big-time recruit/draft prospect, as well. He has great size (6'3), an above-average arm, and tremendous power at the plate. He, like Chris, bats from the left side.
     
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  2. Palatine

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    Quickest route to the major leagues, left side hitting catcher.
     
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  3. Raisinhuskies

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    Second time on the Blog, and 2nd time I am announcing that one of my sons has committed to play baseball at UConn. My son Patrick Winkel gave Coach Penders his commitment yesterday. He is a sophomore catcher who will graduate from Amity HS in 2018. He is excited to be able to play with his brother, and wear the Husky blue.
     
  4. huskymedic

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    Coach Coppola pipeline continues to flow to Storrs.

    Congrats Dad!
     
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    BillKoch2512:10pm via Mobile Web (M5)
    Prout senior LHP, UConn commit Mason Feole has been named to the preseason Louisville Slugger All-American team. @mfeole246@Proutschool

    Moved up to All American First Team
    http://baseballnews.com/louisville-slugger-pre-season-h-s-all-americans/

    Disclaimer: Didn't scour other teams yet.
     
  7. scotty0330

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    Damn....one of the kids--preseason offensive player of the year is committed to UHart.

    Nice get for them...

    Bardzell is one of the country’s talented outfielders and hitters this season. The University of Hartford signee finished the season with a .585 batting average, 10 doubles, 4 triples, 18 home runs, 55 RBI and stole 27 bases.

    Bardzell’s 18 homers tied the New Jersey single-season record for home runs set in 2009 by Los Angeles Angels star Mike Trout while at Millville H.S. He also tied a school record for 55 RBI that was set in 1989 by Rutgers standout Kevin James.
     
  8. UCCornelius

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    Recently read somewhere (though I cannot find it now), and heard from a New Canaan contact that Robbie Jones a 2018 1B/OF recruit (graduating HS in 2017) has committed to UConn.
     
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  9. dbmill

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    Here's a summary of UConn recruits that have been announced on this thread. One guy I don't have listed is Robbie Jones, who I haven't found any confirmation for.


    2017 season

    Chris Winkel – 1B
    Anthony Prato – SS
    Zach Ardito – SS
    Conor Moriarty – SS/OF
    Josh Loeffler – OF
    Anthony Nucerino – OF
    Benjamin Maycock - OF
    Kenny Bergmann – C

    Mason Feole – LHP
    Nick Chiseri – LHP
    Michael Schwartz – LHP
    Dillon Stimpson – RHP

    2018 season

    Christian Fedko - 3B/SS
    Luke Broadhurst - SS

    2019 season

    Patrick Winkel - C

    Michael Burrows - RHP
     
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    During the WHUS broadcast of today's series finally against Central Florida, Chris Jones said that he thinks UConn baseball has another California transfer coming into the Husky program for next year. He did not provide a name.
     
  11. UCCornelius

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    Prep Baseball Report is showing the following as new UConn commits for 2018 (they will graduate HS in 2017):
    Konnor Ash - 6'0 185 RHP Illinois (fastball 87-89)
    Jarrod Melle - 6'4" 220, RHP Michigan (fastball 85-88)
     
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    Perfectgame.org has a Preseason HS Underclassmen All American Team. Konnor Ash is listed as a High Honorable Mention.

    2016 Preseason Underclass All Americans Teams | Perfect Game USA
     
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    Burrows, Broadhurst, Fedko and Winkel are also all High Honorable Mention Pre-Season Perfect Game Underclass All Americans.
     
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    Prep Baseball Report showing another commitment for 2018 (will graduate HS in 2017):
    Joe Simeone, 6'3" 200 RHP Groton/Dunstable MA (fastball 88-91)
     
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    Simeone is also listed as a Perfect Game High Honorable Mention Pre-Season Perfect Game Underclass All American.
     
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    If Winkel is drafted is will likely be very late. Game on CPTV Sports last night indicated that he has missed the entire season due to a broken hand and has not had any at bats since the fall.
     
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    Amity routs ND-West Haven, 17-0, to win SCC Championship.
     
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    Worrying about your recruits signing with a major league team out of high school is a good problem to have...right?
     
  23. dbmill

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    I just started checking summer ball rosters for UConn player assignments. The Bristol Blues of the Futures League list a UConn pitcher named Jacob Wallace. That was news to me. Turns out he is a senior right hand pitcher from Methuen, MA, who will be joining the Huskies next season.

    Wallace returns to put Rangers on his back
     
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