Baseball is “America’s Sport” and has been for quite awhile now, as it continues to grow, the talent doesn’t seem to drop but only get better. Here is the 2017 top 10 high school prospects to prove that:
10. Nick Allen – San Diego, CA
Height: 5-9 Weight: 154 Position: SS B/T: R/R
Allen hold outstanding defense at SS and tops it off with good hitting tools. You can always count on a Gold Glove caliber play from him every time you watch him play. Committed to play at Southern California.
9. Calvin Mitchell – San Diego, CA
Height: 6-1 Weight: 190 Position: OF B/T: L/L
Mitchell hits consistently and with good power. 7.05 runner, has clean and polished actions in the outfield, works through the ball well and gets rid of it quickly, makes accurate throws. Committed to play at San Diego.
8. Drew Waters – Woodstock, GA
Height: 6-2 Weight: 190 Position: OF B/T: S/R
Waters is 6.69 runner, is smooth and fast through the ball in the outfield, fast compact arm action with outstanding arm strength. Legitimate switch-hitter with big bat speed from both sides of the plate, ball jumps off his bat hard and he works the middle of the field well. Committed to play at Georgia.
7. Alejeandro Toral – Davie, FL
Height: 6-2 Weight: 220 Position: 1-B B/T: L/L
Toral is a polished and mature hitter with outstanding swing mechanics. He is a 7.37 runner, moving well for his size at first base, he has advanced footwork with soft hands and good balance. Committed to play at Miami.
6. Royce Lewis – Aliso Viejo, CA
Height: 6-2 Weight: 188 Position: SS B/T: R/R
Lewis is a 6.64 runner who shows natural outfield actions with nice arm strength and good balance/footwork. Shows great power across the entire field. Committed to play at UC Irvine.
5. Hans Crouse – Dana Point, CA
Height: 6-4 Weight: 185 Position: RHP B/T: L/R
Crous hits a consistent 96 mph while bringing a lot of energy to the field. Committed to play at Southern California.
4. DL Hall – Warner Robins, GA
Height: 6-2 Weight: 170 Position: LHP B/T: L/L
Hall’s fastball topped out at 95 mph at a younger age than most, but has settled in at 92-93 mph, throwing mostly straight but explodes on hitters. Committed to play at Florida State.
3. Trevor Rogers – Carlsbad, NM
Height: 6-5 Weight: 195 Position: LHP B/T: L/L
Rogers hits an easy low 90’s LHP but he has hit up to 96 mph. Committed to play at Texas Tech.
2. Jordon “Jo” Adell – Louisville, KY2
Height: 6-5 Weight: 205 Position: OF/RHP B/T: R/R
Adell is a 6.2 runner, throws 97 mph from the OF and reaching 96 mph on the mound. Along with his great bat speed, he has raw power while hitting. Adell plays with enthusiasm and loves to be on the field. Jo is committed to play at Louisville.
1.Hunter Greene – Stevenson Ranch, GA
Height: 6-4 Weight: 205 Position: SS/RHP B/T: R/R
Greene has shown unbelievable power at the plate and a power arm, having seen up to 97 mph from the mound. While dominating on the mound, Greene has shown big power at the plate and great defense. Hunter is committed to play at UCLA.
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