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South Atlantic Border Battle: 2022

South Atlantic Border Battle: 2022

South Atlantic Border Battle: In year #15, this prestigious event will be held in High Point, NC after previously having had a home at many pro and college stadiums. In 2022, the Border Battle will land again at High Point Rockers Stadium on September 16-17 and be coached by pro scouts in ...

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Summer Rankings: Class of 2024

Summer Rankings: Class of 2024

We are always cautious when it comes to ranking a wave of youngsters, but dp does not have that luxury because everyone loves...

Summer Rankings: Class of 2023

Summer Rankings: Class of 2023

Baseball in South Carolina is alive and well this week when we look at the young men playing baseball at the prep level. Look...

Final Rankings: Class of 2022

Final Rankings: Class of 2022

There are some prospects in these rankings that have become household names in prep, college and even some pro circles. Their...

DP's All-Academic Team: 2022

DP's All-Academic Team: 2022

By: Jason Kullman - June 20, 2022 Diamond Prospects is excited to, once again, be able to celebrate the All-Academic Team an...

A Father's Day Tribute

A Father's Day Tribute

By: Austin Alexander - June 20, 2010 To a Baseball Father- A baseball father can be a very special person in the life of ...

Recap: Summer Showcase 2022

Recap: Summer Showcase 2022

By: Austin Alexander – June 6-7, 2022 -College coaches, young talent on display in Capital City- Diamond Prospects returned...

Diamond Kings: 2022

Diamond Kings: 2022

DP Note: With the tremendous assistance of High School coaches and Diamond Prospects' travels this spring, the...

5A All-DP Team: 2022

5A All-DP Team: 2022

Very seldom does DP focus an effort to accumulate stats and put much merit into numbers, but for post-season awards...

4A All-DP Team: 2022

4A All-DP Team: 2022

Very seldom does DP focus an effort to accumulate stats and put much merit into numbers, but for post-season awards we...

3A All-DP Team: 2022

3A All-DP Team: 2022

Very seldom does DP focus an effort to accumulate stats and put much merit into numbers, but for post-season aw...

2A All-DP Team: 2022

2A All-DP Team: 2022

Very seldom does DP focus an effort to accumulate stats and put much merit into numbers, but for post-seas...

1A All-DP Team: 2022

1A All-DP Team: 2022

Very seldom does DP focus an effort to accumulate stats and put much merit into numbers, but for post-season awards...

DP's Gold Glove Team: 2022

DP's Gold Glove Team: 2022

Each year DP watches more than a handful of baseball games, quite a few games in fact! During the process we see some ...

The Dirty Dudes: 2022

The Dirty Dudes: 2022

This DP honor is bestowed upon those prep players that just get dirty, play the game the right way and have caught the eye ...

5A State Championship Game 2: Fort Mill @ Berkeley

5A State Championship Game 2: Fort Mill @ Berkeley

By: Trey Thacker – May 24, 2022 The 5A state championship environment is unlike any other. When the last ball is thrown and ...

3A State Championship Game 2: Oceanside @ Chapman

3A State Championship Game 2: Oceanside @ Chapman

By: Taylor Hollifield – May 24, 2022 Small towns and big games! Something about those two always seem to bring out the best ...

1A State Championship Game 2: Johnsonville @ Southside Christian

1A State Championship Game 2: Johnsonville @ Southside Christian

By: Cory Welch – May 24, 2022 The skies cleared just enough on Tuesday just to allow State Championship baseball to played. ...

State Finals Preview: 2022

State Finals Preview: 2022

Compiled By: DP Staff - May 20, 2022 Well, here we are now, down to ten teams and attempting to provide you with the forec...

4A Upper State Championship Game: Eastside @ AC Flora

4A Upper State Championship Game: Eastside @ AC Flora

By: Gary Asbill – May 18, 2022 Playoff baseball, from start to finish, provides the avid sports fan with the excitement leve...

1A Upper State Championship: Lewisville @ Southside Christian

1A Upper State Championship: Lewisville @ Southside Christian

By: Cory Welch – May 18, 2022 On Upper State Championship night, DP has setup shop at one of the best venues in Greenville...

4A Lower State: Airport @ Hartsville

4A Lower State: Airport @ Hartsville

By: Trey Thacker – May 17, 2022 Many people compare a Hartsville baseball game to that of the Friday Night Lights TV show. I...

5A Lower State: Lexington @ Berkeley

5A Lower State: Lexington @ Berkeley

By: Trey Thacker – May 14, 2022 Saturday’s contest between the Berkeley Stags and the Lexington Wildcats is easily the most ...

4A Lower State: James Island @ Airport

4A Lower State: James Island @ Airport

By: Gary Asbill – May 14, 2022 A mere 40 hours in weather delays will only seemingly add to the electricity on Saturday morn...

3A Upper State: Clinton @ Chapman

3A Upper State: Clinton @ Chapman

By: Taylor Hollifield & Cory Welch – May 14, 2022 The guys here at DP like to call this day of the year “Separation Satu...

5A Lower State: Berkeley @ Summerville

5A Lower State: Berkeley @ Summerville

By: Trey Thacker – May 12, 2022 The Berkeley Stags traveled across town to face off against the Summerville GreenWave in t...

5A Upper State: Fort Mill @ Boiling Springs

5A Upper State: Fort Mill @ Boiling Springs

By: Taylor Hollifield – May 12, 2022 -Curtis tosses gem, Yellow Jackets earn opening win, 7-0- As expected, the Boiling Spr...

5A Upper State: Blythewood @ TL Hanna

5A Upper State: Blythewood @ TL Hanna

By: Cory Welch – May 12, 2022               Ten days a...

1A Lower State: East Clarendon @ Green Sea-Floyds

1A Lower State: East Clarendon @ Green Sea-Floyds

By: Austin Alexander – May 12, 2022 Upper & Lower State Championship action opened on Thursday evening across South Ca...

DP's 2022 Playoff Picks

DP's 2022 Playoff Picks

Postseason Predictions 2.0: In 2022 we have returned to the traditional playoff format for you to pick apart. As always,...

District Finals: Indian Land @ Eastside

District Finals: Indian Land @ Eastside

By: Barry Mabry - May 9, 2022 District Finals night across the state in all classifications. We set our eyes on District IV ...

District Finals: Catawba Ridge @ Laurens

District Finals: Catawba Ridge @ Laurens

By: Cory Welch – May 9, 2022 On District Finals Day, a lot of crazy things happen around our state! One of the places headed...

District Finals: Pelion @ Woodland

District Finals: Pelion @ Woodland

By: Trey Thacker – May 9, 2022 After a two-hour lightning delay that led to a rain cancelation last week, the Diamond Pros...

Districts: Nation Ford @ Hillcrest

Districts: Nation Ford @ Hillcrest

By: Cory Welch – May 7, 2022 There is something special about playoff Saturday’s in May! Today marks the first of four in ...

Districts: Boiling Springs @ JL Mann

Districts: Boiling Springs @ JL Mann

By: Cory Welch – May 5, 2022 Day two of playoff brought us to a highly-anticipated matchup that featured the JL Mann Patriot...

Districts: South Florence @ Airport

Districts: South Florence @ Airport

By: Trey Thacker – May 5, 2022 In the second round of the District VII-4A playoffs, the winner’s bracket game consisted of t...

Districts: Chapin @ Carolina Forest

Districts: Chapin @ Carolina Forest

By: Michael McDonald – May 3, 2022 DP checked in to Carolina Forest High School tonight for some first round playoff action ...

Districts: Dutch Fork @ St. James

Districts: Dutch Fork @ St. James

By: Tyler Vick – May 4, 2022 A perfect night for baseball on the Grand Strand turned into a lopsided victory for what could ...

Districts: Broome @ Palmetto

Districts: Broome @ Palmetto

By: Cory Welch – May 3, 2022  If you are a true high school baseball fan, this is one of the few dates you circle on th...

Districts: Blue Ridge @ Chapman

Districts: Blue Ridge @ Chapman

By: Barry Mabry - May 3, 2022   Opening round of the playoffs began tonight across the state in all classifications an...

Districts: Wren @ Mid-Carolina

Districts: Wren @ Mid-Carolina

By: Stuart Lake – May 3, 2022 Opening night of the playoffs in South Carolina found two good AAA teams squaring off at Coach...

Recent Commitments

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Peavy to Crusaders

Peavy to Crusaders

Following the Palmetto Games, Andrew Jackson HS 2023 SS Landon Peavy made a commitment to play baseball at North Greenville University.

Compton to Wolves

Compton to Wolves

Following the Palmetto Games, Boiling Springs HS 2023 OF Luke Compton made a commitment to play baseball at Newberry College.

Nuckols to Wolves

Nuckols to Wolves

Following the Palmetto Games, North Augusta HS 2023 INF Bryson Nuckols made a commitment to play baseball at Newberry College.

McKinney to Patriots

On Tuesday, Legion Collegiate Academy HS 2023 RHP Joe McKinney made a commitment to play baseball at Francis Marion University.

Alford to Cobras

On Sunday, Waccamaw HS 2023 OF Luke Alford made a commitment to play baseball at Coker University.

Cappello to Stingers

Cappello to Stingers

Following the Palmetto Games, Hanahan HS 2023 RHP Nick Cappello made a commitment to play baseball at Florence-Darlington Tech.

McGuire to Wolves

McGuire to Wolves

On Friday, Berkeley HS 2023 RHP/1B Miller McGuire made a commitment to play baseball at Newberry College.

Chapman to Spartans

Chapman to Spartans

On Friday, P27 Academy 2023 LHP Noah Chapman made a commitment to play baseball at UNC-Greensboro.

Richardson to Chanticleers

Richardson to Chanticleers

On Wednesday, Hammond HS 2023 RHP Dylan Richardson made a commitment to play baseball at Coastal Carolina University.

Busenlehner to Wolves

Busenlehner to Wolves

On Tuesday, Cardinal Newman 2023 C Logan Busenlehner made a commitment to play baseball at Newberry College.

Pilgrim to Gamecocks

Pilgrim to Gamecocks

On Sunday, Clover HS 2024 LHP Cade Pilgrim made a commitment to play baseball at The University of South Carolina.

Flatt to Bisons

This week, P27 Academy 2023 RHP Danny Flatt made a commitment to play baseball at Lipscomb University (TN).

Barrett to Cobras

This week, Indian Land HS 2023 RHP Carter Barrett made a commitment to play baseball at Coker University.

Struk to Tigers

On Monday, Oceanside Collegiate 2025 OF Logan Struk made a commitment to play baseball at Clemson University.

Cole to Tigers

Cole to Tigers

On Monday, Boiling Springs HS 2023 LHP Jackson Cole made a commitment to play baseball at Clemson University.

Harrison to Pacers

On Friday, Woodland HS 2023 INF Suderian Harrison made a commitment to play baseball at USC-Aiken.

McGovern to Tigers

McGovern to Tigers

On Thursday, Seneca HS 2023 LHP Jacob McGovern made a commitment to play baseball at Clemson University.

Burd to Tigers

On Monday, Hilton Head Prep 2024 C Steele Burd made a commitment to play baseball at Clemson University.

Chappell to So. Wesleyan

Recently, Abbeville HS 2022 1B Rusty Chappell made a commitment to play baseball at Southern Wesleyan University.

Mullen to Cougars

On Tuesday, Catawba Ridge HS 2024 RHP Jackson Mullen made a commitment to play baseball at The College of Charleston.

Sexton to Montreat

Recently, Camden HS 2022 RHP Lane Sexton made a commitment to play baseball at Montreat College (NC).

Haselden to Rams

On Monday, Latta HS 2023 RHP Luke Haselden made a commitment to play baseball at Southeastern CC (NC).

Axsom to Indians

This weekend, Woodmont HS OF Garrett Axsom made a commitment to play baseball at USC-Salkehatchie.

Robinson to Utah Tech

Robinson to Utah Tech

On Sunday, Summerville HS 2022 RHP Cooper Robinson made a commitment to play baseball at Utah Tech University.

Rabe to Rebels

Rabe to Rebels

On Sunday, Greenville HS 2023 RHP Taylor Rabe made a commitment to play baseball at Ole Miss.

Timmins to Indians

On Friday, Bluffton HS 2022 SS Jayden Timmins made a commitment to play baseball at USC-Salkehatchie.

Murray to Indians

On Friday, Bluffton HS 2022 INF/OF Austin Murray made a commitment to play baseball at USC-Salkehatchie.

Amos to Wolfpack

On Thursday, P27 Academy 2025 RHP Evan Amos made a commitment to play baseball at NC State.

Graves to Pioneers

Graves to Pioneers

On Wednesday, Eastside HS 2022 LHP Mavis Graves made a commitment to play baseball at Spartanburg Methodist College.

Califf to Bearcats

On Saturday, Wade Hampton HS (G) 2023 RHP Ethan Califf made a commitment to play baseball at Lander University.

Miller to Indians

On Friday, Saluda HS 2023 INF RHP Brice Miller made a commitment to play baseball at USC-Salkehatchie.

Smith to Pioneers

Smith to Pioneers

On Friday, Boiling Springs HS 2022 LHP Ashton Smith made a commitment to play baseball at Spartanburg Methodist College.

Simes to Stingers

Simes to Stingers

On Thursday, Darlington 2023 RHP/1B Shemar Simes made a commitment to play baseball at Florence-Darlington Tech.

Slaton to Bearcats

On Thursday, Pendleton HS 2023 RHP/INF Matthew Slaton made a commitment to play baseball at Lander University.

Wright to Cobras

Wright to Cobras

On Thursday, Airport HS 2023 1B Corbin Wright made a commitment to play baseball at Coker University.

South Atlantic Border Battle

BorderBattle logo11South Atlantic Border Battle: In year #15, this prestigious event will be held in High Point, NC after previously having had a home at many pro and college stadiums. In 2022, the Border Battle will land again at High Point Rockers Stadium on September 16-17 and be coached by pro scouts in the dugouts with players wearing MLB uniforms. This remains a very, strict-invite only event with an elite alumni list! For those invited, much more info is planted here!

NEW  Invite List / NEW  ApplicationSABB Website

Baseball Stuff

-MLB Draft: Day Three-

SerwinowskiAdam pg21Serwinowski to Reds: Congrats to Eastside HS LHP Adam Serwinowski with his 15th Round selection in the MLB Draft, 453rd Overall to the Cincinnati Reds.

SightlerJos pd16Sightler to Pirates: Congrats to USC & Swansea HS LHP Josiah Sightler with his 15th Round & 440th Overall pick to the Pittsburgh Pirates in the MLB Draft.

GilbertGeo alldec20Gilbert to Yankees: Congrats to Clemson University & Bishop England HS LHP Geoffrey Gilbert with his 13th Round & 400th Overall pick to the New York Yankees in the MLB Draft.

-MLB Draft: Day Two-

GravesMavis pg21Graves to Phillies: Congrats to Eastside HS LHP Mavis Graves with his 6th Round selection in the MLB Draft, 182nd Overall to the Philadelphia Phillies.

WagnerLogan pd22Wagner to Dodgers: Congrats to P27 Academy INF Logan Wagner with his 6th Round selection in the MLB Draft, 195th Overall to the Los Angeles Dodgers.

-MLB Draft: Day One-

IssaicsXavier p22Isaac to Rays: Congrats to East Forsyth HS (NC) Xavier Isaac on his selection to the Tampa Bay Rays in the 1st round, 29th overall. 

TomanTucker pg21Toman to Jays: Congrats to Hammond HS INF Tucker Toman with his 2nd Round selection in the MLB Draft, 77th Overall to the Toronto Blue Jays.

Baseball Quote: "Every great batter works on the theory that the pitcher is more afraid of him than he is of the pitcher. -Ty Cobb

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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 / Recent / Website

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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.

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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