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Pee Dee Fall League: Hartsville DH

Pee Dee Fall League: Hartsville DH

By: Derek Urquhart – October 23, 2014 Diamond Prospects was back in Hartsville Wednesday night for a doubleheader as the DP Pee Dee fall season winds down. It felt like an early season high school night as temperatures dipped into the mid-50's by the end of the night. But g...

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The Value or Detriment of Emotion

The Value or Detriment of Emotion

By: Brent Cole - April 13, 2008 The psychological status of an athlete has been explained and searched over and over in seve...

Diamond Notes: October Baseball

Diamond Notes: October Baseball

It must be October! By: Austin Alexander - October 5, 2006 As the Fall Classic of our national pastime peaks around the cor...

Byrnes #2 vs Chapman & Byrnes #1 vs Powdersville

Byrnes #2 vs Chapman & Byrnes #1 vs Powdersville

Having seen twenty out of twenty-one teams, some more than once, DP finally got around to the Chapman Panthers as they trave...

Pee Dee Fall League: Monday Action

Pee Dee Fall League: Monday Action

By: Derick Urquhart – October 6, 2014 The DP Pee Dee fall league continued Monday night with two games in Hartsvil...

DP DH at SMC

DP DH at SMC

Week Five kicked off tonight in the upstate and DP dialed in on a twinbill at Spartanburg Methodist College. Coach Tim Wallac...

South Atlantic Border Battle

South Atlantic Border Battle

Along with the help of professional scouts, DP has put finishing touches on the South Atlantic Border Battle, invite-only ros...

Fall Showcase

Fall Showcase

-FULL- On November 8-9, Diamond Prospects will conduct our 9th Annual 'open' Fall Showcase at the brand new River Bluff HS. ...

Upstate Fall League: DH @ Wren

Upstate Fall League: DH @ Wren

We have been lucky here in the upstate so far this fall with weather not playing much of a factor up until this week. Eig...

Double Dip at St. Joseph's

Double Dip at St. Joseph's

With weather cooperating thus far and twenty-one games being played in three days, DP got the opportunity to lay eyes on ...

Twinbills at Conastee

Twinbills at Conastee

By: Austin Alexander & Barry Mabry – September 22, 2014 -Conastee Park, Hit House, First Team Sports, Tony’s Pizza spell...

Hartsville vs Darlington, Florence vs McBee

Hartsville vs Darlington, Florence vs McBee

By: Derick Urquhart – September 22, 2014 The DP Pee Dee Fall League continued Monday at a rainy, cool Florence American Legi...

Timken Sports Complex: Union vs Broome

Timken Sports Complex: Union vs Broome

Week two of the Upstate Fall League got underway and after posting up behind the scoreboard day one, DP traveled down highway...

DP Pee Dee Fall League: Opening Night

DP Pee Dee Fall League: Opening Night

By: Derick Urquhart & Austin Alexander - September 15, 2014 Diamond Prospects was very excited to be kicking off the n...

Byrnes #2 vs Powdersville & Byrnes #1 vs Berea

Byrnes #2 vs Powdersville & Byrnes #1 vs Berea

DP posted up behind the scoreboard last night but decided to hit up a double header at Byrnes HS tonight. Byrnes #2 squared o...

DP Upstate Fall League: Opening Night

DP Upstate Fall League: Opening Night

Opening night for DP Upstate Fall League got underway tonight. Twenty-one teams from Spartanburg, Greenville and Anderson cou...

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 art of receiving & returning recruiting calls

The art of receiving & returning recruiting calls

By: Austin Alexander - August 13, 2008 When college coaches and pro scouts begin making calls to prospective players or dra...

Diamond Notes: Multi-Sport Players

Diamond Notes: Multi-Sport Players

Compiled By: Austin Alexander-August 24, 2007 A burning question that begins at a young age and becomes a divisive topic...

Palmetto Games: JrDP Alumni

Palmetto Games: JrDP Alumni

JrDP Alums at Palmetto Games: Graduates of Junior Diamond Prospects, established in 2007, are continuing to make their m...

Palmetto Games: 2014 Capsule

Palmetto Games: 2014 Capsule

By: Austin Alexander - August 9-10, 2014        -Mideast dominates talented field...again- Th...

Palmetto Games Preview

Palmetto Games Preview

By: Will Cheatham - August 5, 2014 It is that time of year again in South Carolina... the annual Diamond Prospects Palmetto ...

Summer Ranking: Class of 2017

Summer Ranking: Class of 2017

DP's listing of freshmen prospects have historically been a grouping that expands as the year's pile up, look no further than...

Summer Ranking: Class of 2016

Summer Ranking: Class of 2016

Twice a year we produce our slotting of each class, beginning with fresh faces all the way up to those receiving diploma...

Summer Ranking: Class of 2015

Summer Ranking: Class of 2015

Twice a year we produce our slotting of each class, beginning with freshmen all the way up to those receiving diplomas. Now i...

Summer Ranking: Class of 2014

Summer Ranking: Class of 2014

Twice a year we produce our slotting of each class, beginning with freshmen all the way up to those receiving diplomas. ...

When DP relaxes...

When DP relaxes...

By: Austin Alexander - July 3-13, 2014 Very seldom do I choose to put personal thoughts on paper...But very seldom do I ha...

What's in the Bag?

What's in the Bag?

-What’s in the Bag?- Non-baseball people, parents, and fans are always asking “What all do you have in that bag of yours”? ...

The Dugout

The Dugout

By: Austin Alexander - September 20, 2006 For those of you who have ever been there and spent considerable time in one,...

Coaches Corner: The Baseball Glove

Coaches Corner: The Baseball Glove

By: John Berrian - September 13, 2007 In this article, John Berrian outlines a piece of equipment that is more than just a p...

DP Rankings: How they are built

DP Rankings: How they are built

By: Austin Alexander - June 28, 2009 Each time we publish our player rankings in the various classes, we are sure to come u...

Palmetto Pros

Palmetto Pros

Diamond Prospects is your easiest way to keep up with professional players who have ties to the Palmetto State. If they ...

Pitch Calling Gone Wild

Pitch Calling Gone Wild

Pitch Calling Gone Wild I anticipate this article to be very controversial. My thoughts on pitch calling are very different ...

Recent Commitments

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Keels to Saints

On Thursday, Spartanburg Methodist sophomore OF Jamal Keels made a commitment to play baseball at Limestone. Keels prepped at Manning HS.

Chapman to Cougars

Chapman to Cougars

On Wednesday, Florence-Darlington Tech sophomore INF Garrett Chapman made a commitment to play baseball at The College of Charleston. Chapman prepped at West Florence HS.

Gottesman to Bisons

Gottesman to Bisons

On Wednesday morning, Wando HS senior RHP Jeff Gottesman made a commitment to play baseball for Bucknell University.

Silas to Flying Fleet

Silas to Flying Fleet

On Tuesday, Midland Valley HS senior SS Brett Silas made a commitment to play baseball for Erskine College.

Smith to Stingers

On Tuesday, Summerville HS senior LHP Kyle Smith made a commitment to play baseball for Florence-Darlington Tech.

West to Saints

On Tuesday morning, Union County HS senior INF Dustin West made a commitment to play baseball at Limestone College.

Brady to Flames

Brady to Flames

On Monday night, JL Mann HS junior catcher Blake Brady made a commitment to play baseball at Liberty University (VA).

Agle to Pioneers

On Monday night, Byrnes HS senior RHP Davis Agle made a commitment to play baseball at Spartanburg Methodist.

Heflin to Gamecocks

Heflin to Gamecocks

On Monday, Spartanburg Methodist sophomore RHP Hayden Heflin made a commitment to play baseball at South Carolina. Heflin attended high school at Pinewood Prep.

Vaughn to Trojans

On Monday, JL Mann HS senior RHP Tyler Vaughn made a commitment to play baseball at Anderson University.

Webb to Indians

On Monday, JL Mann HS senior OF Isaiah Webb made a commitment to play baseball at USC-Salkehatchie.

Fowler to King

On Friday, Fountain Inn Christian HS RHP Colt Fowler made a commitment to play baseball at King University.

Abbott to Bulldogs

Abbott to Bulldogs

On Monday night, Camden HS junior RHP Will Abbott made a commitment to play baseball for The Citadel.

Britton to Cougars

Britton to Cougars

On Monday, Sumter HS senior RHP Britton Beatson made a commitment to play baseball for The College of Charleston.

Parker to Eagles

Parker to Eagles

On Monday, USC-Lancaster INF Casey Parker made a commitment to play baseball at Winthrop. Parker prepped at Airport HS.

Reed to Pioneers

Reed to Pioneers

On Thursday, Emerald HS senior RHP/UTL Sheldon Reed made a commitment to play baseball at Spartanburg Methodist.

Ackard to Saints

On Thursday, Wando HS senior 1B Tyler Ackard made a commitment to play baseball at Limestone.

Thompson to Pioneers

Thompson to Pioneers

On Wednesday night, Hartsville HS senior OF Grant Thompson made a commitment to play baseball at Spartanburg Methodist.

South Atlantic Border Battle

borderbattle-logo11Along NCSt-fieldpicwith the help of professional scouts, DP has put finishing touches on the South Atlantic Border Battle, invite-only rosters for the 2015 & 2016 Classes... Our 6th Annual event will be played at North Carolina State this year on November 1-2... Take a peak at who will represent the Palmetto State while wearing MLB uniforms!

Roster Invites for Class of 2015 & 2016 / Application / Website / Schedule / Hotels

Coming Soon: Player Notes

Fall Showcase

RiverBluff-fieldpicbFULL On November 8-9, Diamond Prospects will conduct our 9th Annual 'open' Fall Showcase at the brand new River Bluff HS. This event is available to any 2015-2018 grad that has college caliber ability. One aspect will be for Underclassmen, another for Un-signed Seniors. Our 'open' events are subject to the first 150 applicants.

Info: Invitation / Application / FULL Confirmed Players  NO WAITING LIST

Baseball Stuff

DiamondDevilLogoDiamond Devil Tryouts: Tryouts for 2015 Diamond Devils Baseball will be on Saturday, November 23 at 10am-4pm for 13u-18u teams (age as of May 31, 2015). For details and registration please go to www.diamondevils.org

CBA Tryout: Charleston Baseball Academy will be hosting their annual Prospect Camp Saturday November 15, in Charleston, SC. This camp will give each prospect the opportunity to learn from top coaches, scouts, and professional players who are coaching or playing in the game today. Camp will consist of instruction, controlled game, recruiting seminar and 60 times. For more information, visit www.charlestonbaseballacademy.com

evo canes white logoEvoshield Canes Tryouts: The Evoshield Canes will be hosting tryouts for the 2015 season at AC Flora HS (11/1), College of Charleston (11/8), North Greenville College (11/15) & Myrtle Beach HS (12/6). Registration time for all events is 11:30 AM. All 2016-2018 grads who would like to attend this tryout should complete and mail the registration form found on www.canesbaseball.net

Rawlings Stars Tryouts: Rawlings Stars Prospects SC 2015 14u-17u Summer Showcase team tryouts will be Saturday, November 15 at Camden High School from 12-4pm. For more info and/or to register, please go to rawlingsstars.com

Combat Tryouts: Carolina Combat Baseball will host tryouts for next summer's teams on Sunday, November 23 at Capital City Stadium in Columbia, registration available online at: http://www.carolinacombat.org

NCAAlogo14NCAA Info: Academic standards to play Division I and Divison II baseball are something every student-athlete and parent should know... To view, 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.

Career Over? 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.

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 :

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.

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