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SEE ALSO: Cape Cod League Top 10
Brewster completed an improbable run through the playoffs to win the Cape Cod League championship for the second time in franchise history and the first time since 2000.
East Division rivals Orleans and Yarmouth-Dennis were again two of the most talented teams on the Cape and posted the league's two best regular-season records. But the Whitecaps upended both in the playoffs before defeating Bourne, 2 games to 1, in the finals.
For a player to be eligible for the rankings, position players must have played 16 games or made 50 plate appearances, and pitchers must have appeared in at least five games or thrown 10 innings. We’ll rank the remainder of the Top 50 players on the Cape the rest of this week.
11. Austin Bergner, rhp, Chatham (So., North Carolina)
A prominent player in high school, Bergner, like Tyler Baum (ranked fifth in the league), was a key piece of North Carolina's No. 2 ranked 2016 recruiting class. He primarily pitched out of the bullpen as a freshman before moving to the rotation over the summer to great success.
Bergner, listed at 6-foot-4, 195 pounds, has a solid arsenal and demonstrated solid control during the summer. His fastball sits in the low to mid 90s with late life. Both his changeup and curveball show the potential to become solid offerings, and he mixes in his offspeed pitches effectively. Bergner's summer is the latest point in a long track record of success, and scouts will be closely watching him over the next year, as he will be a draft-eligible sophomore in 2018.