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Wiseman Stands Out At PG National

Conor Glassey -Premium Content

Massachussets hasn't produced a first-round high school position player in more than a decade, but that could change in 2012. Rhett Wiseman, a rising senior at Buckingham Browne & Nichols School in Cambridge, Mass., is a speedy center fielder with power from the left side of the plate, which helped him stand out at the Perfect Game National Showcase in mid-June, the first stop on the summer showcase circuit.

High School | #2011#Events#Perfect Game National Showcase

Hedges’ Arm Shines at PG National

Conor Glassey -Premium Content

While many children fall in love with baseball at an early age, Austin Hedges was drawn to a specific part of the game. Beginning when he was only three years old, Hedges said he always loved catchers because the gear they wore looked cool. Fourteen years after the game drew him in, Hedges was the one looking cool and was one of many standout players at the Perfect Game National Showcase June 17-20 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla.

High School | #2010#Events#Perfect Game National Showcase

Class Of ’08 Makes Modest Impression

Alan Matthews -Premium Content

There weren't any of those sticky "Hello, My Name Is" nametags. No one was even privy to pregame introductions. This was the first wide-scale national scouting event of the summer, and before major league teams had time to polish off the paperwork of the 2007 draft, more than 300 of the nation's top rising high school seniors gathered in Cincinnati for '08 orientation.

High School | #2008#Events#Perfect Game National Showcase