Under Armour Rosters


Carson Baranik RHP
Parkway HS, Bossier City, La.
Baranik is a big, strong righty with an impressive three-pitch mix. His fastballs sits comfortably in the low 90s with life and his curveball is a knee-buckler with tight rotation and good depth—a legitimate swing-and-miss pitch. He also shows feel for a changeup with good arm speed. He’s committed to Louisiana State.
Dante Bichette Jr. 3B
Orangewood Christian HS, Maitland, Fla.
The son of the former major leaguer with the same name, Bichette shows good righthanded power that he gets from plus bat speed. He’s an aggressive, advanced hitter who makes consistent hard contact. He could be a middle-of-the-order run producer at the next level. He has sure hands and plenty of arm for the left side of the infield. He has committed to Georgia.
Greg Bird C/1B
Grandview HS, Aurora, Colo.
Bird is a big, strong catching prospect who can really swing the bat. He has good strike-zone judgment and raw power. He led Colorado’s 5-A ranks in home runs the past two seasons, including one in his first game last spring at Coors Field.
Hudson Boyd RHP
South Fort Myers (Fla.) HS
Boyd is a strong, physical righthander with durable body. He consistently pitches in the 90-94 mph range with his fastball and throws a power curve with downer action. He’s a workhorse type of starting pitcher and has committed to Florida.
Shon Carson OF
Scanton, S.C.
A dynamic athlete with present strength, Carson is the shortstop and ace on his high school team, and projects as a center fielder in the future. He has raw tools with power at the plate and is one of the fastest players in the country. A running back who ran a 4.38-second 40-yard dash at an Under Armour Football Combine, he has two-sport offers from numerous schools, including Clemson, North Carolina, Florida State and UCLA.
Porter Clayton LHP
Bonneville HS, Idaho Falls, Idaho
Clayton files under the radar as a southpaw from Idaho, but he is starting to emerge on the national scene. He has a fluid, effortless delivery with good downhill plane to his 88-90 mph fastball. He has a great body with strong legs. He also has an outstanding changeup and a sweeping breaking ball that is tough on lefties. He has committed to Oregon.
John Curtiss RHP
Carroll HS, Southlake, Texas
Curtiss has a tall, lean frame that is ideal for a righthander. His fastball sits comfortably in the 90-92 mph range and has touched 95 at times. He spins his breaking ball well and mixes in a workable changeup.
Nicky Delmonico C/1B
Farragut HS, Knoxville
Delmonico is one of the top hitters in the 2011 class. He has a sweet lefthanded stroke with bat speed and barrel accuracy. He hit a walkoff home run to win a state title for Farragut. He’s a good athlete who can play multiple positions. Catching gives him the highest draft value, but he has played first base for Team USA the last two summer and shortstop on his high school team. He has committed to Georgia.
Tyler Greene IF
Roswell (Ga.) HS
Greene is one of the top all-around shortstops in this year’s class. He has a major league body and runs a sub-6.5-second 60-yard dash, has a strong arm and shows above-average raw power. He has soft, sure hands in the field with good instincts. He is committed to Georgia.
John Hochstatter LHP
San Ramon Valley HS, Danville, Calif.
A big, strong lefty, Hochstatter has outstanding feel and command. His fastball has great life and sits comfortably in the 88-90 mph range. He adds and subtracts from his velocity to toy with young hitters. He has advanced secondary stuff as well. Hochstatter was a member of Team USA’s 18U pitching staff this summer.
Adrian Houser RHP
Locust Grove (Okla.) HS
Houser is a solidly built, athletic righthander who commands three pitches and has advanced feel for his secondary stuff. A recent jump in velocity has him running his fastball up to 94 mph. His breaking ball is a big downer with tight rotation.
Connor McKay OF
Regis Jesuit HS, Aurora, Colo.
McKay has a hard-to-find mix of tools. He is one of the fastest players in the class despite a 6-foot-4 frame, running 60-yard dashes in the 6.3-second range. He has an above-average arm from the outfield and generates bat speed with lift and pull power to his swing. He is also being recruited by Division I football programs as a wide receiver.
Benton Moss RHP
Rocky Mount (N.C.) HS
Moss is a smooth righthander with a wiry-strong frame. His fastball currently sits 90-93 mph with more in the tank as he fills out. His arm action is clean and easy and he has solid secondary offerings. He is intelligent on the mound and knows how to attack hitters. He has committed to North Carolina.
Brandon Nimmo OF
East HS, Cheyenne, Wyo.
A lefthanded-hitting outfielder who draws Paul O’Neill comparisons, Nimmo has an effortless stroke that results in hard line drives with future power. He is not as well known because he’s from Wyoming, where there is no high school baseball. He can play all three outfield spots and has an above-average arm. He should become one of the top outfield prospects in the class.
Mason Robbins OF
George County HS, Lucedale, Miss.
A loose, lean outfielder with plenty of tools, Robbins has a polished lefthanded stroke with bat speed and power potential. He shows arm strength from the outfield, which is also evident on the mound, where he touches 90 mph. He could be an impact bat at the next level. He is committed to Southern Mississippi.
Addison Russell IF
Pace (Fla.) HS
One of the most talented 2012 position players in the country, Russell has five-tool potential. He has smooth actions, soft hands and a plus arm at shortstop. At the plate he has serious bat speed as well as a solid combination of barrel accuracy and power. He makes it look easy.
Kyle Smith RHP
Santaluces HS, Lantana, Fla.
Smith has a small frame for a righthander, but an advanced feel for pitching. He has outstanding command of a fastball that touches 93 mph with late life. He shows feel for a changeup that has sink and fade and has a breaking ball with depth that is an out-pitch. He’s athletic on the mound with a polished three-pitch mix. He is committed to Florida.
Deion Willams IF
Redan HS, Stone Mountain, Ga.
Williams is a tall, lean athlete with room to fill out. He has good first-step quickness at shortstop with sure hands and an above-average arm. He is aggressive at the plate and has good bat speed and should develop power as he matures. A competitor who likes to work, Williams’ raw but physical tools are there for an impact bat at a premium position.


Jacob Anderson 1B/OF
Chino (Calif.) HS
Anderson is a tall, lean athlete who can play first base and either corner outfield spot. He generates bat speed that leads to pull-side power and is a sub-7.0 runner with above-average arm strength. His wiry build and quick bat make him one of the top righthanded bats in the 2011 class.
Bryan Brickhouse RHP
The Woodlands (Texas) HS
Brickhouse comes from the same high school that produced first-rounder Jameson Taillon this year. He has a nice pitcher’s frame with good arm speed. His fastball gets up to 94 mph with command and he mixes in an above-average curveball. Brickhouse is committed to North Carolina.
Aaron Brown OF
Chatsworth (Calif.) HS
Brown is a strong, physical player with legitimate lefthanded power generated from plus bat speed that can lead to towering home runs. He’s a good fit at either corner outfield spot and has above-average arm strength, as evidenced by his ability to touch 90 mph on the mound. He was also Chatsworth’s ace pitcher this spring.
Nick Burdi RHP
Downers Grove (Ill.) South HS
Burdi is a righthander with an extremely quick arm. He pitches comfortably in the low 90s and has touched 95 mph. The ball gets in on hitters quickly and he throws from a nasty, low three-quarters arm slot that leads to plus movement. Burdi’s slider has good tilt with some depth. He has committed to Louisville.
Connor Castellano IF
Evangel Christian Academy, Shreveport, La.
Castellano has a smooth lefthanded stroke with a knack for finding the barrel and getting clutch hits. He drives the ball to all fields and has an advanced knowledge of hitting and a mature approach. Castellano plays multiple positions, though projects best at second base.
John David Crowe Jr. C
Oak Mountain HS, Birmingham
Crowe is an advanced lefthanded bat with power. He makes consistent, hard contact with his clean, easy stroke and good bat speed. Crowe has a strong, athletic frame and is a good athlete behind the plate. His throws to second base show above-average arm strength and accuracy. He has committed to Auburn.
Rookie Davis RHP/1B
Dixon HS, Holly Ridge N.C.
Davis is a big, strong two-way player. He is athletic on the mound with a low-90s, tailing fastball and a competitor who likes the ball in big games. His secondary pitches are a work in progress right now. Davis also flashes plus power at the plate from the right side and has committed to East Carolina.
Ronniel Demorizi IF
San Francisco de Macoris, D.R.
One of two Dominican prospects at the event, Demorizi is a fluid defender who should be one of the top international shortstops during 2011’s international signing period. He has soft, sure hands with a quick release and good instincts in the infield. Demorizi utilizes a line-drive stroke from both sides of the plate and profiles as a top-of-the order hitter.
Ronald Guzman OF
La Vega, D.R.
Guzman is a 15-year-old outfielder from the Domincan Republic. He has a long, thin-frame and is a lefthanded hitter with easy, effortless actions and excellent balance. He drives the ball to all fields and will develop power with physical maturity. Guzman will be eligible to sign during the 2011 international signing period.
Skylar Janisse RHP
Villanova HS, Lasalle, Ont.
Janisse is a Canadian righthander with an ideal pitcher’s frame. He shows advanced command of his three-pitch mix, which includes an upper-80s fastball with movement, a sharp-breaking curveball and a changeup with good arm speed and late sink. His arm and delivery are both clean, making him a polished young pitcher with a high ceiling.
Spenser Linney LHP
Head-Royce HS, Oakland
Linney is a tall, lanky lefthanded pitcher with a quick, clean arm and some deception in his delivery. He pitches comfortably in the 88-91 mph range, getting as high as 93, and mixes in a big breaking ball with depth.
Lance McCullers Jr. RHP/IF
Jesuit HS, Tampa
The son of the former big leaguer, McCullers is the top pitcher in the 2012 class and was one of just two underclassmen on Team USA’s 18U squad this summer. He has an electric arm with a fastball that has touched 98 and is consistently in the mid-90s. He mixes in a filthy slider and shows good composure. McCullers is also an athletic infielder with with power potential from the left side.
Chris McFarland IF/OF
Lufkin (Texas) HS
McFarland is an outstanding athlete with a strong, proportioned frame. He is an above-average runner with a quick bat and natural power from right-center field over. McFarland is a versatile defender who can play the infield and outfield and will be coming to the Under Armour game fresh off his stint with the USA 18U national team.
Dwight Smith Jr. OF
McIntosh HS, Peachtree City, Ga.
Another son of a former big leaguer with the same name, Smith is one of the best pure hitters in the 2011 class. He has a quick, lefthanded stroke that produces line drives to all fields, though he can also turn on pitches and drive them out of the park. Smith has above-average speed and plays the game hard.
Bubba Starling OF/RHP
Gardner-Edgerton HS, Gardner, Kan.
Starling is a talented athlete who some say is the best prep athlete in Kansas state history. On the baseball field, Starling plays the outfield and pitches. He shows five-tool potential as a position player. He has a quick bat with power, runs a 6.53-second 60-yard dash and shows a 90-94 mph fastball on the mound. Starling is committed to play quarterback and baseball at Nebraska.
Drew Stiner C
Page HS, Sand Springs, Okla.
Stiner is one of the top catch-and-throw guys behind the plate in this year’s class. He is a sure-handed receiver with a plus arm. At the plate, he has a line drive stroke with strength in his swing that leads to some pull-side power. Stiner is committed to Oklahoma State.
Jerrick Suiter RHP
Valparaiso (Ind.) HS
Suiter is an athletic, three-sport star with a solid 6-foot-3 frame. His fastball has gotten up to 93 mph and there is more velocity in his future. Suiter’s secondary pitches are developing, with the makings of a quality curveball and changeup. He has also showed some promise behind the plate as well.
Brandon Woodruff RHP
Wheeler (Miss.) HS
Woodruff is a big, strong athlete who overpowers inexperienced hitters at the high school level. He has an easy, low-effort delivery that leads to consistent 90-94 mph velocity. He has the makings of a good breaking ball and is athletic enough to draw two-way interest from college recruiters as an outfielder with lefthanded power.