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Playoffs: Spartanburg @ JL Mann

Playoffs: Spartanburg @ JL Mann

By: Cory Welch – April 25, 2018 As coaches across the upstate turned ponds back into baseball diamonds on Wednesday, playoff baseball finally got underway. Tonight, DP found its way back to JL Mann High School to see the Patriots play host to the Spartanburg Vikings. Last week, the Patriots cl...

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Playoffs: Swansea @ Aynor

Playoffs: Swansea @ Aynor

By: Frankie Everitte  – April 25, 2018 One night later than anticipated was well worth the wait for the Aynor Blue Jack...

Playoff DH: Stratford @ West Florence & North @ Lamar

Playoff DH: Stratford @ West Florence & North @ Lamar

By: Derick Urquhart – April 25, 2018 WEST FLORENCE vs STRATFORD Rain played havoc on the state playoff schedule this week...

Playoffs: Walhalla @ Mid-Carolina

Playoffs: Walhalla @ Mid-Carolina

By: Will Cheatham – April 24, 2018 -AAA District III Upper State Playoffs- DP made the trip to Pomaria, SC home to the Mi...

Mauldin @ Hillcrest

Mauldin @ Hillcrest

By: Cory Welch – April 20, 2018 On the final Friday of the regular season, DP made a return trip to Hillcrest High school ...

Fox Creek @ Saluda

Fox Creek @ Saluda

By: Will Cheatham - April 19, 2018 -Region 3-AA Championship Game- DP made the trip to Saluda, SC tonight for the Region ...

West Ashley @ Waccamaw

West Ashley @ Waccamaw

By: Brendan Dougherty - April 17, 2018 It was Senior Night at Waccamaw High School and both teams were using this game as ...

Blythewood @ Lexington

Blythewood @ Lexington

By: Andy Phillips - April 17, 2018 -Lexington Wins Region Crown- DP was on hand tonight to take in the game against the ...

Powdersville @ Palmetto

Powdersville @ Palmetto

By: Cory Welch – April 18, 2018 For the second consecutive year, DP was on hand to witness the 2-AAA Region Championship g...

DP's 2018 Playoff Picks

DP's 2018 Playoff Picks

Post-season Predictions: Since everyone loves a good list or ranking, DP will take a stab at predicting each roun...

Sumter @ South Florence

Sumter @ South Florence

By: Derick Urquhart - April 17, 2018 DP was in Florence Tuesday night to catch the region 6-5A championship game as South ...

Carolina Forest @ Conway

Carolina Forest @ Conway

By: Austin Alexander - April 17, 2018 Two premium arms were lined up to square-off in Horry County on Tuesday night as Car...

Cane Bay @ Beaufort

Cane Bay @ Beaufort

By: Mike Williams - April 17, 2018 -Cobras strike once, Harley seals region championship- On a beautiful warm night that ...

Irmo @ River Bluff

Irmo @ River Bluff

By: Andy Phillips – April 14, 2018  DP stayed local this evening and anchored down at River Bluff HS. The Yellow Jacket...

Watch List: 2018

Watch List: 2018

Each year DP follows the top players from a year ago combined with who has jumped on the radar prior to, or throughout t...

Summer Showcase: 2018

Summer Showcase: 2018

Diamond Prospects will have our 13th Annual, two-day "open" showcase on Wednesday & Thursday, June 6-7, 2018 at Columbia'...

Abbeville @ Ninety Six

Abbeville @ Ninety Six

By: Cory Welch – April 13, 2018 Tonight, DP made its way down to Greenwood County to check out a contest where a region ch...

Spartanburg @ Boiling Springs: Alumni Night

Spartanburg @ Boiling Springs: Alumni Night

By: Barry Mabry – April 13, 2018 Tonight, was a special night at Boiling Springs High School. Not only were they facing of...

Daniel @ Greenville

Daniel @ Greenville

By: Cory Welch – April 10, 2018  As spring break tournaments closed out over the weekend, it is now time to turn our at...

Gilbert @ Brookland-Cayce

Gilbert @ Brookland-Cayce

By: Will Cheatham - April 10, 2018 DP was on hand tonight in West Columbia home to the Brookland-Cayce Bearcats for a Regi...

Rock Hill @ Fort Mill

Rock Hill @ Fort Mill

By: Jeff Kerr - April 9, 2018 DP was at Fort Mill HS for a big Region 4-5A matchup with the home stand Yellow Jackets hostin...

Diamond Invitational

Diamond Invitational

By: Austin Alexander & Cory Welch - April 5-6, 2018 The 8th Annual South Carolina Diamond Invitational was, again, star-...

Wheels Tourney

Wheels Tourney

By: Jeff Kerr - April 5-6, 2018 DP was in Rock Hill for the first two days of the Wheels Tournament. South Pointe HS and N...

Forest Acres Classic

Forest Acres Classic

By: Andy Phillips & Austin Alexander – April 4-5, 2018 -14th Annual Forest Acres Classic- DP was on hand for two days o...

Upstate Diamond Classic

Upstate Diamond Classic

By: Chris Nall & Cory Welch – April 4-6, 2018 With several Spring Break events scattered across our state, DP was able t...

First Baptist @ James Island

First Baptist @ James Island

By: David Beckley - April 2, 2018 Diamond Prospects visited James Island Charter High School Monday night as First Bapti...

Easley @ JL Mann

Easley @ JL Mann

By: Cory Welch – March 30, 2018 Holden Field, which is located right down the road from JL Mann High School, was the venu...

Blacksburg @ Chesnee

Blacksburg @ Chesnee

By: Chris Nall – March 29, 2018 The combination of MLB’s opening day and 70-degree weather brought a great excitement to the...

Wade Hampton @ Bluffton

Wade Hampton @ Bluffton

By: Ryan Mingin - March 28, 2018  The Bluffton Bobcats were able to squeak out a 3-2 win over visiting Wade Hampton i...

Clinton @ Woodruff

Clinton @ Woodruff

By: Cory Welch – March 27, 2018 As we are approaching the halfway point of the regular season, DP made its way to Woodruff...

Camden @ Indian Land

Camden @ Indian Land

By: Jeff Kerr - March 27, 2018 DP was in Lancaster County at the home of the Indian Land Warriors for a Region matchup wit...

York @ Richland Northeast

York @ Richland Northeast

By: Andy Phillips - March 27, 2018 -Cavaliers edge Cougars, wild one in extras- DP drove across town Tuesday night to la...

Gaffney @ Dorman

Gaffney @ Dorman

By: Cory Welch – March 23, 2018 To wrap up this week of High School baseball in the Upstate, DP made its way to Dorman High ...

Riverside @ Hillcrest

Riverside @ Hillcrest

By: Cory Welch – March 20, 2018 Tonight DP took to the road and set up shop at Hillcrest High School to see the Rams welcome...

Swansea @ Pelion

Swansea @ Pelion

By: Will Cheatham - March 20, 2018 -Battle of uncommitted RHP’s- DP was on hand tonight for a match-up between the visiti...

Fluor Field DH: Lexington @ Wren & Blythewood @ Mauldin

Fluor Field DH: Lexington @ Wren & Blythewood @ Mauldin

By: Cory Welch – March 17, 2018 Fluor Field in Greenville was the place to be on Saturday when it comes to prep baseball in ...

dp Spotlight: Jared Kirven

dp Spotlight: Jared Kirven

Jared Kirven is signed to play at The College of Charleston after a decorated career at Lexington HS as a catcher, this s...

Union County @ Eastside

Union County @ Eastside

By: Cory Welch – March 13, 2018 With region play officially in full tilt across the state, DP made its way over to Eastside ...

dp Spotlight: Nate Lamb

dp Spotlight: Nate Lamb

My name is Nate Lamb, I’m a 2018 LHP who is committed to play baseball at a Clemson University. I was born and raised in ...

North Augusta @ Spartanburg

North Augusta @ Spartanburg

By: Chris Nall - March 9, 2018 Historic Duncan Park in Spartanburg has been the home to baseball games since 1926. In fact, ...

West Oak @ Pendleton

West Oak @ Pendleton

By: Cory Welch - March 9, 2018 With the regular season getting into full swing, DP made its way to Anderson County to lock i...

Recent Commitments

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Angelou to Bearcats

On Tuesday, Clover HS senior RHP Michael Angelou made a commitment to play baseball at Lander University.

Campbell to Saints

On Monday, Cheraw HS senior C Tallon Campbell made a commitment to play baseball at Limestone College.

Grant to Toccoa Falls

On Wednesday, Walhalla HS senior 1B Ryan Grant made a commitment to play baseball at Toccoa Falls College.

Walker to Flying Fleet

On Monday, Landrum HS senior RHP Coleman Walker made a commitment to play baseball at Erskine College.

Rivers to Pioneers

On Monday, Spring Valley HS senior INF Chris Rivers made a commitment to play baseball at Spartanburg Methodist.

Metts to Fire Ants

Saturday, Ben Lippen HS senior C Lee Metts made a commitment to play baseball at USC Sumter.

Tuck to Fire Ants

Recently, Wren HS senior LHP Tyler Tuck made a commitment to play baseball at USC Sumter.

Agin to Pioneers

On Saturday, Powdersville HS senior OF Gavin Agin made a commitment to play baseball at Spartanburg Methodist.

Steffy to Cougars

Steffy to Cougars

On Friday, Chapin HS senior C Tanner Steffy made a commitment to play baseball at The College of Charleston.

Timmons to Lancers

On Thursday, Rock Hill HS senior LHP Jackson Timmons made a commitment to play baseball at USC-Lancaster.

Mintz to Lancers

On Tuesday, Dreher HS senior LHP Matt Mintz made a commitment to play baseball for USC-Lancaster.

McCurry to Flying Fleet

On Tuesday, Summerville High School senior LHP Graham McCurry made a commitment to play baseball at Erskine College.

Bethea to Tigers

On Sunday, AC Flora High School senior RHP/OF Will Bethea made a commitment to play baseball at Clemson.

Bolt to Bulldogs

Bolt to Bulldogs

On Thursday, Indian Land High School senior RHP Nolan Bolt made a commitment to play baseball at Pitt CC (NC).

Phillips to Stingers

On Wednesday, JL Mann High School senior RHP/OF Will Phillips made a commitment to play baseball at Florence-Darlington Tech.

McGirt to Stingers

On Friday, Dillon High senior LHP Rae Rae McGirt made a commitment to play baseball at Florence-Darlington Tech. 

Timmons to Bearcats

Recently, Chapman HS senior 2B/OF Pearson Timmons made a commitment to play baseball at Lander.

Craven to Fire Ants

On Thursday, Cane Bay HS senior LHP Braydon Craven made a commitment to play baseball at USC Sumter.

Hunter to Fire Ants

On Thursday, Lakewood senior LHP Chandler Hunter made a commitment toplay baseball at USC Sumter.

Wilfong to Bulldogs

Wilfong to Bulldogs

On Monday, Hartsville HS senior C Weidner Wilfong made a commitment to play baseball at The Citadel.

Rabon to Lancers

On Tuesday, Lugoff-Elgin HS senior INF Noah Rabon made a commitment to play baseball at USC-Lancaster.

McManus to FSC-Jacksonville

On Monday, Bishop England HS senior RHP Matthew McManus made a commitment to play baseball at Florida State College at Jacksonville.

Kelley to Flying Fleet

On Saturday, TL Hanna HS senior INF/RHP Jackson Kelley made a commitment to play baseball at Erskine College.

Woods to Trojans

On Thursday, Beaufort HS senior INF Cooper Woods made a commitment to play baseball at Anderson University.

Ruff to Lancers

On Tuesday, Great Falls HS LHP senior Koby Ruff made a commitment to play baseball at USC-Lancaster.

Holbrook to Tar Heels

Holbrook to Tar Heels

On Thursday, Hammond HS 2021 OF Reece Holbrook made a commitment to play baseball at the University of North Carolina.

Rowe to Saints

On Tuesday, Ashley Ridge HS senior INF James Rowe made a commitment to play baseball at Limestone.

Holley to Lancers

On Wednesday, North Central HS senior 2B/SS Cam Holley made a commitment to play baseball at USC-Lancaster.

McDaniel to Saints

On Sunday, Gaffney HS senior C Trent McDaniel made a commitment to play baseball at Limestone.

Clark to Southern

On Wednesday, Wren HS senior RHP Logan Clark made a commitment to play baseball at Southern University (LA).

Carey to Montreat

On Monday, Westside HS senior LHP Cameron Carey made a commitment to play baseball at Montreat College (NC).

Brune to Pioneers

On Sunday, Wade Hampton HS senior INF Dayton Brune made a commitment to play baseball at Spartanburg Methodist.

White to Eagles

On Tuesday, Irmo HS junior LHP Aaron White made a commitment to play baseball at Winthrop University.

Smith to Paladins

Smith to Paladins

On Saturday, Conway HS junior RHP Will Smith made a commitment to play baseball at Furman University.

Hill to Lancers

On Saturday, Wando HS senior 1B Sam Hill made a commitment to play baseball at USC-Lancaster.

Summer Showcase

RiverBluff-RFpole14Diamond Prospects will have our 13th Annual, two-day "open" showcase on Wednesday & Thursday, June 6-7, 2018 at Columbia's River Bluff HS for 2019, 2020 & 2021 graduates, it's the summer kickoff for most college coaches too. Historically, this event solidifies quite a few Palmetto Games ballots being punched. For players that aspire to compete at the next level, decision-makers will be present. Below is more information & our application. The Summer Showcase will be available to the first 150 applicants, our first 12 events like this one were FULL long before the deadline.

{The event is FULL, no waiting list}

FULL Invite / Online Application / Mail Application / NEW Confirmed Players

-Exact schedule & rosters will be posted on DP the week of the event-

Baseball Stuff

Diamond Quote: “I don’t know what my future holds but I do know who holds my future” -Tim Tebow

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.

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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.

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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 basseball is made:

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