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Recap: Fall Showcase

Recap: Fall Showcase

By: Austin Alexander - October 12-13, 2019 Perfect weather greeted DP on Saturday at River Bluff High School and their envious facilities to help us execute Diamond Prospects' 14th Annual Fall Showcase. A host of young prospects in the 2020-2024 classes were on hand to work out ...

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DP Upstate Fall League: JL Mann & St. Joseph's Sites

DP Upstate Fall League: JL Mann & St. Joseph's Sites

By: Barry Mabry - October 2, 2019 Back to where we left off last week, DP decided to bounce back and forth between JL Mann a...

DP Upstate Fall League: Week 4 Recap

DP Upstate Fall League: Week 4 Recap

By: Cory Welch – September 30-October 2, 2019  A very busy week was in store for DP as the fourth stanza of the Upstate...

DP Greater Rock Hill Fall League: Nation Ford Site

DP Greater Rock Hill Fall League: Nation Ford Site

By: Jeff Kerr - October 1, 2019 DP was on hand Tuesday night for another fall league doubleheader at Nation Ford High Scho...

South Atlantic Border Battle Recap: 2019

South Atlantic Border Battle Recap: 2019

By: Austin Alexander – September 27-29, 2019 The 11th Annual Border Battle returned to the turfed grounds of Ting Park in ...

DP Upstate Fall League: Wednesday Night DH's

DP Upstate Fall League: Wednesday Night DH's

By: Barry Mabry & Cory Welch – September 25, 2019 The halfway mark of the Upstate Fall League is upon us and to close ou...

DP Greater Rock Hill Fall League: Yellow Jackets vs Bruins

DP Greater Rock Hill Fall League: Yellow Jackets vs Bruins

By: Gary Randall - September 25, 2019 Hadn’t been to the Lancaster Post 31 Legion Field in a number of years when I used to ...

DP Lowcountry Fall League: Greenwave 2 @ Trojans 1

DP Lowcountry Fall League: Greenwave 2 @ Trojans 1

By: David Beckley - September 25, 2019 Wednesday night was full of fall league action with four games scattered throughout t...

DP Greater Rock Hill Fall League: Bearcats/Cougars DH

DP Greater Rock Hill Fall League: Bearcats/Cougars DH

By: Gary Randall - September 24, 2019 At the midway point of this year’s fall league season (Week #3), the Bearcats two te...

DP Upstate Fall League: Southside Christian & Woodruff Site

DP Upstate Fall League: Southside Christian & Woodruff Site

By: Cory Welch – September 24, 2019  Nineteen teams took the field on Tuesday evening in locations ranging from Liberty...

DP Lowcountry Fall League: Salamanders @ Trojans 1

DP Lowcountry Fall League: Salamanders @ Trojans 1

By: David Beckley - September 24, 2019 Week two of the Diamond Prospects Fall League swung back into action last night wit...

DP Greater Rock Hill Fall League: Clover Site

DP Greater Rock Hill Fall League: Clover Site

By: Jeff Kerr - September 24, 2019 DP traveled to Clover Tuesday night for a doubleheader with the Falcons B team facing the...

DP Upstate Fall League: Chapman DH

DP Upstate Fall League: Chapman DH

By: Barry Mabry - September 23, 2019 Solid start to the DP Upstate Fall League. Weather has giving us two straight weeks o...

DP Upstate Fall League: Eagles 2 @ Rams 2

DP Upstate Fall League: Eagles 2 @ Rams 2

By: Cory Welch – September 23, 2019  The halfway mark of the Upstate Fall League is quickly approaching and a handful...

DP Upstate Fall League: Warriors 1 @ Patriots

DP Upstate Fall League: Warriors 1 @ Patriots

By: Cory Welch – September 18, 2019 After a busy Tuesday evening in the Upstate, we turned the page to Wednesday and had ano...

Lowcountry Fall League: Stags @ Greenwave

Lowcountry Fall League: Stags @ Greenwave

By:David Beckley - September 18, 2019 Week one of The Diamond Prospect Fall League concluded Wednesday night with three game...

DP Greater Rock Hill Fall League-South Pointe HS Site

DP Greater Rock Hill Fall League-South Pointe HS Site

By: Jeff Kerr - September 18, 2019 DP was in York County for a single game with the Stallions hosting the Trojans. The wea...

DP Greater Rock Hill Fall League: Volunteers @ Warriors

DP Greater Rock Hill Fall League: Volunteers @ Warriors

By: Gary Randall - September 18, 2019 Rolling DP car wheels found their way to Indian Land HS last night and a close game ...

DP Upstate Fall League: Week 2 Recap - Jackets vs. Soaring Eagles & Dorman DH

DP Upstate Fall League: Week 2 Recap - Jackets vs. Soaring Eagles & Dorman DH

By: Barry Mabry September 16 & 18, 2019 Week two of the DP Upstate Fall League kicked off this week with another ful...

DP Lowcountry Fall League: Green Wave 2 @ Swamp Foxes 1

DP Lowcountry Fall League: Green Wave 2 @ Swamp Foxes 1

By:David Beckley - September 17, 2019 The Diamond Prospects Lowcountry Fall League finally got started last night. For the s...

DP Greater Rock Hill: Bearcats/Blue Eagles Twinbill

DP Greater Rock Hill: Bearcats/Blue Eagles Twinbill

By: Gary Randall - September 17, 2019 Week #2 kicked off with Tuesday match-ups in 3 locations – York Comprehensive HS, t...

DP Upstate Fall League: Devildogs @ Green Wave

DP Upstate Fall League: Devildogs @ Green Wave

By: Cory Welch – September 17, 2019 With the second week in full swing in the Upstate, DP made the short trip over to JB Red...

DP Greater Rock Hill: LCA Lancers @ USC-Lancaster

DP Greater Rock Hill: LCA Lancers @ USC-Lancaster

By: Gary Randall – September 12, 2019 For the first time (I think) in DP Fall League history, a DP team strayed outside th...

DP Greater Rock Hill: Blue Eagles - Cougars Match-Up

DP Greater Rock Hill: Blue Eagles - Cougars Match-Up

By: Gary Randall - September 11, 2019 It was the second night of league play and the opener for the two Blue Eagles and tw...

DP Upstate Fall League: Duncan Park Site

DP Upstate Fall League: Duncan Park Site

By: Barry Mabry - September 11, 2019 As we wrap up week one of the fall league, another full slate of games was on hand ...

DP Fall League: Lancers/Falcons Double-Dip

DP Fall League: Lancers/Falcons Double-Dip

DP Greater Rock Hill Fall League: Lancers – Falcons Double-Dip By: Gary Randall - September 10, 2019 The 2019 DP Greater Ro...

DP Fall League: Rock Hill Site

DP Fall League: Rock Hill Site

By: Jeff Kerr - September 10, 2019 DP was on site at Rock Hill HS for opening night of the Greater Rock Hill Fall League. ...

DP Upstate Fall League: Hillcrest Site

DP Upstate Fall League: Hillcrest Site

By: Cory Welch – September 10, 2019  With Opening Night of the Upstate Fall League behind us, we turned our attention t...

DP Upstate Fall League: Warriors 2 @ Sabres

DP Upstate Fall League: Warriors 2 @ Sabres

By: Cory Welch – September 9, 2019 As we turn the page to another school year, it also means we are geared up and ready to b...

South Atlantic Border Battle: 2019

South Atlantic Border Battle: 2019

On September 27-29 the South Atlantic Border Battle will display the premier players from South Carolina, North Carolina, Vir...

Palmetto Games: Capsule 2019

Palmetto Games: Capsule 2019

By: Austin Alexander - August 10-11, 2019 -Southwest wins in dramatic fashion; legit arms grace mound, young prospects shine...

Palmetto Games Preview: 2019

Palmetto Games Preview: 2019

By: Will Cheatham – August 7, 2019 It is that time of year in South Carolina. The week of the Palmetto Games is upon us. The...

Summer Rankings: Class of 2022

Summer Rankings: Class of 2022

This group of rising sophmores already has a deep number of guys with previous varsity success on their resume...which has ...

Summer Rankings: Class of 2021

Summer Rankings: Class of 2021

Like the class ahead of them, this 2021 group appears deep with talent as more guys continue emerging every single day we are...

Summer Rankings: Class of 2020

Summer Rankings: Class of 2020

Diamond Prospects remains so excited about this 2020 class! Quite a few of these names have progressed nicely and we have ide...

Final Rankings: Class of 2019

Final Rankings: Class of 2019

DP's ranking of youngsters have historically been a grouping that expanded as the year's pilde up, which proved true each t...

Diamond Notes: Was it good for you?

Diamond Notes: Was it good for you?

By: Austin Alexander - August 24, 2006   If you’ve played this beautiful game for anytime at all, chances are you have...

The Science of Scouting

The Science of Scouting

By: Austin Alexander - October 16, 2011 Topic: The art of evaluating and the science of projection. Any scout worth his salt...

Diamond Notes Part III: How important is Make-up?

Diamond Notes Part III: How important is Make-up?

Compiled By: Austin Alexander - May 29, 2006   A term often used among coaches and scouts is “make-up”. With the MLB d...

Diamond Notes Part II: Examples of Make-Up

Diamond Notes Part II: Examples of Make-Up

  Compiled By: Austin Alexander - May 22, 2006 A term often used among coaches and scouts is “make-up." With the MLB d...

Diamond Notes Part I: What is Make-Up?

Diamond Notes Part I: What is Make-Up?

Compiled by: Austin Alexander - May 15, 2006 A term often used among coaches and scouts is “make-up”. With the MLB draft les...

Recent Commitments

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Ferrell to Wolves

Ferrell to Wolves

On Wednesday, River Bluff HS 2020 INF Cameron Ferrell made a commitment to play baseball at Newberry College.

Cothran to Stingers

On Tuesday, Chapman HS 2020 LHP Jake Cothran made a commitment to play baseball at Florence-Darlington Tech.

Sturkie to Fire Ants

On Tuesday, Trinity-Byrnes HS 2020 RHP Kershaw Sturkie made a commitment to play baseball at USC Sumter.

Ferguson to Fire Ants

On Monday, Camden HS 2020 LHP Sam Ferguson made a commitment to play baseball at USC Sumter.

Blanco to Cobras

Blanco to Cobras

On Tuesday, Cane Bay HS INF 2020 Kristopher Blanco made a commitment to play baseball for Coker.

Goodale to Fire Ants

On Monday, Cheraw HS 2020 INF McKenney Goodale made a commitment to play baseball at USC Sumter.

Bourne to Tigers

Bourne to Tigers

On Saturday, Lexington HS 2020 RHP Braison Bourne made a commitment to play baseball at Clemson University.

Owens to Trojans

On Friday, Easley HS 2020 INF/RHP Brayden Owens made a commitment to play baseball at Anderson University.

Bowles to Indians

On Friday, Aiken HS 2020 UTL Rushton Bowles made a commitment to play baseball at USC-Salkehatchie.

Anderson to Lancers

On Saturday, Bishop England HS 2020 RHP William Anderson made a commitment to play baseball at USC-Lancaster.

Ziegler to Bulldogs

On Thursday, Berkeley HS 2020 INF Jeffrey Ziegler made a commitment to play baseball at The Citadel.

Starnes to Stingers

On Thursday, Wagener-Salley HS 2020 C Gaige Starnes made a commitment to play baseball at Florence-Darlington Tech.

Monteith to Crusaders

Monteith to Crusaders

On Thursday, Fort Dorchester HS 2020 INF/OF Pat Monteith made a commitment to play baseball at North Greenville.

Reel to Saints

On Wednesday, York HS 2020 INF Peyton Reel made a commitment to play baseball at Limestone College.

Freeman to Jackets

Freeman to Jackets

On Monday, North Myrtle Beach HS 2022 RHP Cameron Freeman made a commitment to play baseball for Georgia Tech.

Jones to Eagles

Jones to Eagles

On Monday, Strom Thurmond HS 2021 RHP Caleb Jones made a commitment to play baseball for Winthrop University.

Boozer to Cougars

On Sunday, South Aiken HS 2021 LHP Peyton Boozer made a commitment to play baseball for The College of Charleston.

Lathrop to Spartans

Lathrop to Spartans

On Thursday, Seneca HS 2020 OF Walker Lathrop made a commitment to play baseball for USC Upstate.

Hoshour to Stingers

Hoshour to Stingers

On Wednesday, Sumter HS 2020 OF Jackson Hoshour made a commitment to play baseball for Florence-Darlington Tech.

McElveen to Lancers

On Monday, Lugoff-Elgin HS 2020 3B/RHP Seth McElveen made a commitment to play baseball for USC-Lancaster.

Tanner to Lancers

On Saturday, Camden HS 2020 INF Jake Tanner made a commitment to play baseball at USC-Lancaster.

Dunlap to Gamecocks

Dunlap to Gamecocks

On Thursday, White Knoll HS 2020 LHP/OF Kameron Dunlap made a commitment to play baseball at The University of South Carolina.

Brackett, Burgess to Saints

On Thursday, Waccamaw HS 2020 INF's Will Brackett & Cam Burgess made commitments to play baseball at Limestone College.

Elliott to Bulldogs

Elliott to Bulldogs

On Wednesday, 2020 Gilbert HS INF Travis Elliott made a commitment to play baseball at The Citadel.

Hedgecock to Lancers

On Monday, Cardinal Newman 2020 RHP Myles Hedgecock made a commitment to play baseball at USC-Lancaster.

Edwards to Lancers

Edwards to Lancers

On Sunday, Carolina Forest HS 2020 INF Nolan Edwards made a commitment to play baseball at USC-Lancaster.

Stanford to Stingers

Stanford to Stingers

On Friday, South Aiken HS 2020 RHP Grant Stanford made a commitment to play baseball at Florence-Darlington Tech.

Amick to Tigers

Amick to Tigers

On Thursday, P27 Academy 2021 INF Billy Amick made a commitment to play baseball at Clemson University.

Rasmussen to Pirates

On Thursday, Fort Mill HS 2022 MIF Connor Rasmussen made a commitment to play baseball at East Carolina University.

Layman to Terriers

On Thursday, May River HS 2022 MIF James Layman made a commitment to play baseball at Wofford College.

Sherrill to Patriots

On Tuesday, Legion Collegiate Academy 2020 RHP Blake Sherrill made a commitment to play baseball at Francis Marion University.

Miller to Trojans

On Wednesday, Liberty HS 2020 RHP Nick Miller made a commitment to play baseball at Anderson University.

Creswell to Patriots

On Tuesday, Andrew Jackson Academy 2020 RHP Adam Creswell made a commitment to play baseball at Francis Marion University.

Northrup to Bantams

On Tuesday, North Augusta HS 2020 RHP Trent Northrup made a commitment to play baseball at USC-Union.

Smoak to Saints

On Monday, York HS 2020 LHP Dylan Smoak made a commitment to play baseball at Limestone College.

Fall Showcase

RiverBluff RFpole14 dp logo1 Diamond Prospects'14th Annual, two-day "open" showcase on Saturday & Sunday at Columbia's River Bluff HS was for 2020-2023 graduates, but some 2024's burst onto the scene too! Twenty-five+ evaluators were on hand to get their first glimpses of some future prospects that will become recognizable names in short order!

Stay tuned to DP in the coming days as we dissect what we saw at another awesome event!

Baseball Stuff

TheWill 19{Endorsed by Diamond Prospects} The Will - When there is a WILL, there's a way: When Charles Bedenbaugh lost his son Will to an automobile accident in 2010, he knew almost immediately he wanted to create a baseball complex for him. For much more regarding this inspirational story, click here.

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Quote of the Week:  “Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.” Galatians 6:9

Canes Tryouts: The Canes Baseball program will be hosting tryouts in the state of South Carolina on the following dates and locations Lexington HS (11/3), Carolina Forest (11/3), North Greenville U (11/9), Summerville HS (11/16)... All tryouts are $40 and registration information & times can be found at www.canesbaseball.net 

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Attention HS Coaches:BeckleyDavid Cit11 After 16 years as a baseball coach at The Citadel, David Beckley has landed on his feet and has launched mPower6...a new model to raise funds for your program. It's in your best interest to read the linked press release and/or website to learn more about an incredible opportunity for your baseball organization! Press Release / RecentWebsite

Career Over? Parental MUST READ Baseball careers are ending every single night, in 2009 an anonymous parent sent this treasure to DP. To view 'A Baseball Parent's Farewell', click here.

dp logo1Do's and Do Not's for Parents: In my many years as a high school coach, I hear and can tell many stories on parents and what they say and do during their child's career. Enough stories to write a book that would take several days to read! Sometimes I like to think that 90 percent of what is said and done by parents is due to limited knowledge of a certain situation and/or how to handle situations. Unfortunately I know that while that is most often the case, things happen because a parent is just that, a parent. Fore more, click here.

NCAAlogo14 NCAA Info : Academic standards to play Division I and Divison II baseball are something every student-athlete and parent should know... To view, click here.

recruiting101-logo.jpgRecruiting 101: Finding the recruiting process difficult to understand or intimidating? Most players and parents do. You owe it to your son and his future to educate yourself from start to finish on the recruiting game. Have you considered the following... click here.

fca-logo.jpgFCA's 10 Commandments: Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) Baseball has taken on the task of examining how to be a Christian baseball parent. It is truly up to Christians to change the culture of youth baseball by modeling the attributes of Christ in all aspects of the game. God gave us His "Ten Commandments", biblical principles to guide ours lives. FCA gives us their version on how to act at the ballpark... To view, click here.

All-Pro Dad: Highly Recommended Any father that strives to be a quality dad should spend 2-4 minutes exploring this website created by Tony Dungy. To view, click here. Baseball Flavor

Something you don't know - How a baseball is made:

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