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All-Decade Bracket Challenge

All-Decade Bracket Challenge

By: DP Staff - April 2, 2020 With the calendar flipping to April, here at Diamond Prospects we should be locked in on traveling the state zeroing in on meaningful region play games with Spring Break tournaments right around the corner. But the 2020 season has taken us down a different path and...

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2020 Team Rankings 2.0

2020 Team Rankings 2.0

Even though it is a snapshot, DP has decided to shake things up and give an updated version of our state rankings following s...

2020 & You: Now What?

2020 & You: Now What?

By: Austin Alexander – March 19, 2020 Part II In times that we have never seen the likes of before, the question remains ...

Covid-19 & dp

Covid-19 & dp

By: Austin Alexander – March 16, 2020 What a wild last week we have all experienced! From seeing sports ripped from the la...

Wade Hampton @ Laurens

Wade Hampton @ Laurens

By: Cory Welch – March 13, 2020 With the future of the high school season still in question, DP took a trip down 385 to Laur...

The IP Classic: 30th Version

The IP Classic: 30th Version

By: Austin Alexander & Chris Nall – March 6-7, 2020 -Rain vacates, Power arms, prospects galore, IP wins again- The 3...

803 Coverage

803 Coverage

By: Cory Welch & Barry Mabry – March 6 & 7, 2020 With the scrimmages behind us, everyone across the state has turn...

Coastal Invitational 2020

Coastal Invitational 2020

By: Tyler Vick & Austin Alexander – March 6-8, 2020 As it seems to every year, Mother Nature had a say in when baseball ...

Pre-Season Rankings: Class of 2020

Pre-Season Rankings: Class of 2020

Diamond Prospects remains so excited about this 2020 class, now littered with college signees! Quite a few of these names h...

Pre-Season Rankings: Class of 2021

Pre-Season Rankings: Class of 2021

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

dp Scrimmages: Dorman Site

dp Scrimmages: Dorman Site

By: Cory Welch & Barry Mabry February 29, 2020 The last of DP scrimmages wrapped up this Saturday at Dorman HS as six ...

Pre-Season Rankings: Class of 2022

Pre-Season Rankings: Class of 2022

This group of sophomores already has a deep number of 'guys' with previous varsity success on their resume...which has DP s...

Pre-Season Rankings: Class of 2023

Pre-Season Rankings: Class of 2023

Our favorite sport in South Carolina is alive and well when we look at the young men playing baseball at the prep level. Pe...

Best Tools: 2020

Best Tools: 2020

Each year, our favorite 'ranking' to produce is this one. We surveyed some pretty important people in the baseball universe a...

dp Scrimmages: Mauldin Site

dp Scrimmages: Mauldin Site

By: Cory Welch – February 22, 2020   Once again, Mother Nature wreaked havoc on spring sports trying to get their ...

dp Scrimmages: Ashley Ridge Site

dp Scrimmages: Ashley Ridge Site

By:David Beckley - February 22, 2020 Hard to believe but we finally played some baseball Saturday! Due to massive amounts of...

dp Scrimmages: S. Florence Site

dp Scrimmages: S. Florence Site

By: Derick Urquhart – February 22, 2020 After another week of rainy, dreary forecasts, the skies cleared and we had perfec...

Spring Preview: Mauldin Mavericks

Spring Preview: Mauldin Mavericks

By: Jim Maciejewski – February 19, 2020    Coming off a 2019 third place finish in a season full of ups and ...

Spring Preview: Batesburg-Leesville Panthers

Spring Preview: Batesburg-Leesville Panthers

By: Roy Frick - February 19, 2020 The Batesburg-Leesville Panthers are coming off a third place in Region II-AA and a 13-9 (...

dp Scrimmages: Blythewood Site

dp Scrimmages: Blythewood Site

By: Cory Welch – February 14-15, 2020   With the first weekend of scrimmages firing off across the state for the 2...

dp Scrimmages: Grand Strand

dp Scrimmages: Grand Strand

By: Austin Alexander & Tyler Vick – February 14-15, 2020 -Baseball @ the Coast, 2020 Opener- Before cool temps and weat...

dp Scrimmages: Hartsville Site

dp Scrimmages: Hartsville Site

By: Derick Urquhart – February 15, 2020 Diamond Prospects was back in Hartsville for the 3rd time in four years as Jimmy Whi...

dp Scrimmages: Lakewood Site

dp Scrimmages: Lakewood Site

By: Frankie Ward - February 15, 2020 With DP scrimmages all across the state to begin the 2020 season, Diamond Prospects was...

Spring Preview: Pickens Blue Flame

Spring Preview: Pickens Blue Flame

By: Matt Smith - February 13, 2020 The key word to Pickens Baseball this season is ‘new’. New faces, a new coach, and a new ...

Spring Preview: Camden Bulldogs

Spring Preview: Camden Bulldogs

By: Denny Beckley - February 13, 2020 The 2020 Camden Bulldogs baseball team returns five starters from last year’s 19-14 ...

Spring Preview: Greenville Red Raiders

Spring Preview: Greenville Red Raiders

By: Joey Golinski – February 12, 2020 The Greenville Red Raiders look to improve on a 2019 where they finished 19-7 overal...

The State of DP Address

The State of DP Address

By: Austin Alexander - February 12, 2020 As Diamond Prospects' embarks upon our fifteenth prep baseball year and while the H...

dp Power Rankings: 2020

dp Power Rankings: 2020

Overview - Overall While we have already slotted each classification by region and overall, we always find it to b...

dp Pre-Season Rankings: 5A 2020

dp Pre-Season Rankings: 5A 2020

 - 5A Overview - This spring shapes up to be another interesting year in 5A's fourth season. But a host of suitors...

dp Pre-Season Rankings: 4A 2020

dp Pre-Season Rankings: 4A 2020

- 4A Overview - This classification is loaded with contenders but DP’s toughest predictions in 4A were deciding who the...

dp Pre-Season Rankings: 3A 2020

dp Pre-Season Rankings: 3A 2020

 - 3A Overview - When DP tried every single way to pick against the reigning champ, we were unable to select a team tha...

dp Pre-Season Rankings: 2A 2020

dp Pre-Season Rankings: 2A 2020

- 2A Overview - Through the DP lens of 2A baseball it appears that this classification may not be 'up for grabs' in 2020. La...

dp Pre-Season Rankings: 1A 2020

dp Pre-Season Rankings: 1A 2020

-1A Overview- A small handful of programs have had their grips on this classification over the decades. Is this year the one...

dp Pre-Season Rankings: SCISA 2020

dp Pre-Season Rankings: SCISA 2020

-SCISA Overview- Private school baseball has had it's share of high-profile names in the past, will that be the case th...

Pro Day Outlook: 2020

Pro Day Outlook: 2020

Power arms, bats awe patrons & scouts! By: Austin Alexander - January 26, 2020 Sunday was another banner day for high...

DP's All-Decade Team: 2010-2019

DP's All-Decade Team: 2010-2019

By: DP Staff + - December 30-January 1, 2019 It's only every ten years that an opportunity arises to assemble an All-...

Spring Preview: Lake City Panthers

Spring Preview: Lake City Panthers

By: Matt Apicella – January 16, 2020 2019 was a season to forget for Lake City as the Panthers missed the playoffs for the...

Spring Preview: Cardinal Newman Cardinals

Spring Preview: Cardinal Newman Cardinals

By: Charles Assey – January 15, 2020 The Cardinals are coming off a 25-5 season in 2019 that saw a lot of success but fell s...

Spring Preview: Dorman Cavaliers

Spring Preview: Dorman Cavaliers

By: Jack Jolly – January 10, 2020 The 2019 Cavalier baseball team finished with an overall record of 23-7-1. The team finish...

Spring Preview: Andrew Jackson Volunteers

Spring Preview: Andrew Jackson Volunteers

By: Mike Lucas – January 8, 2020 The Andrew Jackson Volunteers enter the 2020 season with high expectations after the 2019 s...

Spring Preview: Summerville Greenwave

Spring Preview: Summerville Greenwave

By: Bo Charpia - January 7, 2020 The 2019 Green Wave baseball team finished with an overall record of 22-11, which included ...

Recent Commitments

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Campbell to Pioneers

On Wednesday, North Augusta HS 2020 OF Davis Campbell committed to play baseball at Spartanburg Methodist College.

Boan to Bulldogs

On Tuesday, Wando HS 2020 OF Conner Boan made a commitment to play baseball at Gardner-Webb.

Adkins to Eastern U.

Recently, Wando HS 2020 C Ethan Adkins made a commitment to play baseball at Eastern University (PA).

Elgin, Langston to Bearcats

On Tuesday, Westside HS 2020 C Tristan Elgin & 2020 MIF Cade Langston made a commitment to play baseball at Lander University.

Calloway to Pioneers

On Sunday, Chapman HS 2020 LHP Nathan Calloway committed to play baseball at Spartanburg Methodist College.

Small, Melton to Bantams

On Saturday, Union County HS 2020 OF/LHP Kaleb Small & 2020 MIF Mason Melton made a commitment to play baseball at USC-Union.

Barnhill to Mt. Olive

Barnhill to Mt. Olive

On Friday, Conway HS 2020 RHP Cameron Barnhill made a commitment to play baseball at The University of Mount Olive (NC). {VIDEO}

Thurman to Wolves

On Friday, Cheraw HS 2020 OF Cooper Thurman committed to play baseball at Newberry College.

Rowlands to Lasell

On Friday, 2020 Powdersville HS 2020 INF/C Brandon Rowlands committed to play baseball at Lasell University (MA).

Stanley to CIU

On Thursday, 2020 Laurence Manning Academy RHP JT Stanley committed to play baseball at Columbia International University.

Seelbach to CIU

On Wednesday, Hilton Head Island HS 2020 RHP/INF Dean Seelbach made a commitment to play baseball at Columbia International University.

Hall to Bantams

On Monday, Chapman HS 2020 INF Ryan Hall made a commitment to play baseball at USC-Union.

Thompson to Pioneers

On Sunday, Byrnes HS 2020 INF Jack Thompson made a commitment to play baseball at Spartanburg Methodist College.

Minaya to Pioneers

On Sunday, Riverside HS 2020 INF Michael Minaya made a commitment to play baseball at Spartanburg Methodist College.

Pridgen to Lancers

On Sunday, Laurens HS 2020 OF Aidan Pridgen made a commitment to play baseball at USC Lancaster.

DeBruhl to Patriots

DeBruhl to Patriots

On Thursday, Andrew Jackson HS 2020 LHP Chas DeBruhl made a commitment to play baseball at Francis Marion University.

Murray to Indians

On Thursday afternoon, White Knoll HS INF Ethan Murray made a commitment to play baseball at USC-Salkehatchie.

Griggs to Buccaneers

On Wednesday, Marlboro Academy 2020 RHP Joshua Griggs made a commitment to play baseball at Charleston Southern University.

Young to Flo-Dar Tech

Young to Flo-Dar Tech

On Tuesday, Palmetto HS 2020 OF Jaxon Young made a commitment to play baseball at Florence-Darlington Tech.

Barbour to St. Andrews

On Tuesday, Greenwood HS 2020 RHP Braylon Barbour made a commitment to play baseball at St. Andrews University (NC).

Elms to Stingers

Elms to Stingers

On Monday, Lewisville HS 2020 RHP Braxton Elms made a commitment to play baseball at Florence-Darlington Tech.

O'Brien to Indians

On Monday, Northwoods Academy 2020 C Ben O'Brien made a commitment to play baseball at USC-Salkehatchie.

Matthews to Stingers

This weekend, Fort Mill HS 2020 INF Patrick Matthews made a commitment to play baseball at Florence-Darlington Tech.

Charles to Indians

This weekend, Manning HS 2020 RHP Shawn Charles made a commitment to play baseball at USC-Salkehatchie.

McClary to Indians

This weekend, Manning HS 2020 RHP/INF Savion McClary made a commitment to play baseball at USC-Salkehatchie.

Gunter to Bulldogs

On Tuesday, Greenwood HS 2020 INF/OF Wells Gunter made a commitment to play baseball at Gardner Webb University.

Dunn to Cobras

On Friday, West Ashley HS 2020 P/1B Garrett Dunn made a commitment to play baseball at Coker College.

Brand to CIU

On Thursday, Dutch Fork HS 2020 OF Lawson Brand made a commitment to play baseball at Columbia International University.

Vanderhall to Indians

On Tuesday, Wilson HS 2020 LHP Jamonte Vanderhall made a commitment to play baseball at USC-Salkehatchie.

Ladd to Fire Ants

On Monday, Blythewood HS 2020 RHP Jake Ladd made a commitment to play baseball at USC Sumter.

Morris to Cobras

On Monday, Dreher HS 2020 INF/OF Jalen Morris made a commitment to play baseball at Coker College.

Ashby to Falcons

On Thursday, Spartanburg HS 2020 OF Thomas Ashby made a commitment to play baseball at Pfeiffer University.

Erickson to Stingers

On Sunday, P27 Academy 2020 RHP Gunnar Erickson made a commitment to play baseball at Florence-Darlington Tech. {VIDEO}

Dougherty to Bearcats

On Thursday, Indian Land HS 2020 OF Chase Dougherty made a commitment to play baseball at Lander University.

Harrison to Indians

On Tuesday, Manning HS 2020 OF Trevin Harrison made a commitment to play baseball at USC-Salkehatchie.

Summer Showcase

LexingtonHSfield20DP's Summer Showcase:On Wednesday & Thursday, June 10-11 at Lexington High School, we will host our 15th Diamond Prospects Summer Showcase available to 2020, 2021, 2022 & 2023 grads. Since 2006 we have filled every summer 'open' event before the deadline. It has historically been the college coaches first/next look at who they want to follow during the next few months. This showcase is not for everyone but if you believe you are a college-bound player, these may be two very valuable days for your career...

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PodcastLogo20On Deck: While uncertainty surrounds sports and our society Diamond Prospects will have all of your prep needs taken care of, especially updated info from the SCHSL! Tough times demand creativity, so we have put our seamheads together for you to enjoy 1) The dp Shredder-A Top 5/10 at each position, regardless of class...2) Our best 2020 & 2030 Lineup of players in HS baseball now... 3) And due to public demand, a weekly podcast is now available! {MORE}

WatchList logo20HS Coaches: With the limbo we all find ourselves in, & though it's a small sample size, if you have access to your stats, could you email your Watch List guys numbers to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.? Pls just the requested players vs team stats: [Click Here]

DormanBubba bp19HITTER'S VIDEO/REVIEW SESSION @YOUR FACILITY: A convenient way to help your team and players become more consistent at the plate is provided by C. "Bubba" Dorman, former collegiate, high school, American Legion and Travel Baseball head and assistant coach for over 30 years. He will come to your facility and video each hitter, then review the video with each hitter, one on one, as they are viewing their swing on video. For more, click here.

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:  Ecclesiastes 3:1 "For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven"

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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

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