East Coast Pro Day Three: Quick Look At Cobi Johnson
SYRACUSE, N.Y.—By the time the East Coast Pro Showcase, the third of the four large national showcases, comes along, scouts have seen nearly all of the top tier high school [...]
2012 East Coast Pro Standouts
Since Baseball America just posted an early look at the Top 50 prospects for the 2013 draft class, doing a top prospect list from the East Coast Professional Showcase would be redundant. Instead, let's take a look at 10 players who weren't on the overall top 50, but stood out at the event.
Frazier And Meadows Share Friendly Rivalry
The motto of Loganville, Ga. is, "Where People Matter." That's fitting because two players from high schools in the small suburb of Atlanta already matter very much to scouts.
Mark Armstrong Gives Local Presence To East Coast Pro
SYRACUSE — While the action on the field is typically great at big showcase events like the East Coast Professional Showcase, the atmosphere in the stands resembles that of a [...]
Florida Showcase Helps Northeast Prospect
While big names attend the East Coast Professional Showcase in Lakeland, Fla., lesser-known players like Derek Fisher have been able to make a name for themselves.
2010 East Coast Pro Standouts
Now in it's 14th year, the East Coast Professional Showcase has featured numerous high schoolers that have gone on to star in the big leagues—guys like Mark Teixeira, Josh Hamilton, David Wright, Zack Greinke, Prince Fielder, Carl Crawford, David Price and Buster Posey. Here are 15 players that stood out this year.
2009 East Coast Professional Showcase Standouts
For the 13th-consecutive year, the East Coast Professional Showcase served as essentially the East Coast complement to the Area Code Games in Long Beach, Calif. The best rising seniors on the East Coast got a taste of what the minor leagues are like, as they played games for three days at Tigertown in Lakeland, Fla.
East Coast Professional Showcase Top 10 Prospects
Matt Blood looks at the 2009 high school class talent level and ranks the top pitchers and pitchers from the East Coast Professional Showcase.
East Coast Showcase Top 10 Prospects
Top prospects from the East Coast Showcase, led by Georgia prep shortstop Tim Beckham.
East Coast Showcase Wrapup
Scouts found good depth of talent at the East Coast Showcase, though probably not as much high-end talent as they saw in last year's event.
East Coast Professional Showcase Top 20 Prospects
Each summer, scouts from across the Eastern United States invite the region's best rising high school seniors to the East Coast Professional Showcase. Last year's ECPS field included five first round picks, including Bill Rowell (Orioles, ninth overall), Kasey Kiker (Rangers, 12) and Jeremy Jeffress (Brewers, 16). Following are the top 20 prospects from the Class of 2007 in attendance at this year's event, as judged by Baseball America associate editor Alan Matthews in conjunction with scouts in attendance. The ranking reflects the player's overall ceiling, with some consideration given to event performance.
Everyone Roasts At East Coast
One of the summer's biggest showcases offered 100-degree weather and 95 mph fastballs.
Pitchers Star At East Coast Showcase
After two intense months of evaluating rising high school seniors—following a 2005 draft that featured 19 high school players taken in the first and supplemental rounds—scouts say the Class of 2006 is a tick below last year's in overall talent.