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Seahawk Invitational

Seahawk Invitational

 By: Chris Wells– April 16, 2014 DP made it back to Hilton Head High for the third day of tournament play in the Seahawk Baseball Invitational. Wednesday brought stiff winds and cold temperatures but the schedule was packed with five games highlighted by the pitching matchup of Mat Clark ...

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West Ashley at Stratford

West Ashley at Stratford

By: Randy Carlson – April 10, 2014 In a matchup pitting two of the better arms in the Lowcountry against each other, the Str...

Steve Sanders Tournament

Steve Sanders Tournament

The Spartanburg County Steve Sanders Tournament kicked off this past Saturday and DP planned on posting up at multiple sites...

Sumter at Conway

Sumter at Conway

By: Michael McDonald - April 9, 2014 The Gamecocks traveled down Highway 378 to Conway to take on the Tigers in a Region VI ...

Diamond King: Watch List 2014

Diamond King: Watch List 2014

Each year DP follows the top players from a spring ago combined with who we initially feel will be premier performer's t...

Westside at TL Hanna

Westside at TL Hanna

By: Taylor Black - April 8, 2014 Standing through the drizzle, DP was in to watch the Westside Rams come in to face their cr...

Socastee vs Myrtle Beach

Socastee vs Myrtle Beach

By: Michael McDonald - April 8, 2014 Thompson, Bingham Combine for No-Hitter Socastee faced off against Myrtle Beach tonigh...

AC Flora at Lexington

AC Flora at Lexington

By: Will Cheatham - April 5, 2014 -Battle of Champions- DP was on hand today as the 2013 AAAA and AAA State Champions faced...

Hartsville at Darlington

Hartsville at Darlington

By: Derrick Urquhart – April 5, 2014 Diamond Prospects stopped in Hartsville Friday night for a battle for first p...

Palmetto at Belton-Honea Path

Palmetto at Belton-Honea Path

By: Taylor Black - April 4, 2014 On what turned out to be a beautiful night for baseball, DP was in attendance to watch the ...

Walhalla at Wren

Walhalla at Wren

By: Taylor Black - April 2, 2014 DP was in town for a midweek Region I-AAA showdown between Walhalla and Wren. Junior r...

St. Joseph's at Southside Christian

St. Joseph's at Southside Christian

DP dipped into class I A baseball tonight as Southside Christian hosted two-time reigning state champions St. Joseph’s ...

Waccamaw at Dillon

Waccamaw at Dillon

By: Derrick Urquhart - April 1, 2014 Diamond Prospects rode up to Dillon to see a battle for first place in Region 8-AA as t...

James Island at Hilton Head

James Island at Hilton Head

By: Chris Wells – April 1, 2014 A battle for first place in AAA Region 8 brought DP to Hilton Head High School on a perfect ...

Eastside at Greenville

Eastside at Greenville

A solid region matchup between two teams that are tied for first in Region II-AAA got my attention tonight and there were a h...

Wade Hampton at Mauldin

Wade Hampton at Mauldin

By: Taylor Black - April 1, 2014 On a great day for baseball, two region II-AAAA teams faced off as Wade Hampton matched up ...

JL Mann vs Laurens

JL Mann vs Laurens

Today was officially opening day for MLB which just makes life better. This spring has been horrible so far weather-wise, but...

Fort Dorchester at Ashley Ridge

Fort Dorchester at Ashley Ridge

By: Wade Hedges - March 28, 2014 Ashley Ridge captured a well-played high school baseball game by a 3-1 final score despite...

Spartanburg at Gaffney

Spartanburg at Gaffney

By: Barry Mabry - March 28, 2014 DP dropped back in on Region II-AAAA tonight as the Gaffney Indians hosted the Spartanburg ...

Clinton at Woodruff

Clinton at Woodruff

Crazy cold weather with snow flurries greeted DP at Woodruff HS tonight as the Wolverines hosted the Clinton Red Devils. It d...

Ashley Ridge at Bluffton

Ashley Ridge at Bluffton

By: Chris Wells – March 26, 2014 DP rolled into Bluffton Wednesday night to check out some AAAA Region 8 action as the Swamp...

St. James at Myrtle Beach

St. James at Myrtle Beach

By: Michael McDonald - March 26, 2014 It was a cold afternoon in Myrtle Beach today. The wind was blowing at the start of th...

Hillcrest at Easley

Hillcrest at Easley

By: Taylor Black - March 26, 2014 -Greenwave overpower Rams-   DP was in attendance to watch a Region I-4A matchup bet...

Berea at Powdersville

Berea at Powdersville

By: Taylor Black - March 24, 2014 On a brisk spring day, DP was in to watch the Powdersville Patriots take on the Berea Bull...

Gaffney at Byrnes

Gaffney at Byrnes

Single game tonight for this scout as I dropped in on Region II-AAAA action between the Byrnes Rebels and Gaffney Indians...

Greenwood at TL Hanna

Baseball finally got underway after rain saturated the entire upstate over the past two days. DP feasted their eyes on a Regi...

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”? ...

Darlington at Marlboro Co.

Darlington at Marlboro Co.

By: Derrick Urquhart- March 20, 2014 Diamond Prospects was back in Bennettsville tonight to catch a key early season region ...

Pinewood Prep at Hilton Head Prep

Pinewood Prep at Hilton Head Prep

By: Chris Wells – March 21, 2014 A SCISA 3A-Region III matchup drew DP to Hilton Head Prep’s baseball field on a sunny Frida...

Carolina Forest at Conway

Carolina Forest at Conway

By: Michael McDonald - March 20, 2014 -Conway bests rival 2-1 in opener, Holmes fans 15- It was a beautiful night in C...

Tips for the Young Arm

-Tips for the Young Arm- I want to touch on some areas of improvement for HS pitchers. Besides the fact I see way too many g...

JL Mann vs Westside & Mauldin vs Wade Hampton

JL Mann vs Westside & Mauldin vs Wade Hampton

Tonight began region play in the upstate and I had two stops on the agenda, both in AAAA baseball. My first stop was JL Mann ...

SMC Skipper nearing Milestone

SMC Skipper nearing Milestone

-SMC Skipper nearing milestone- Spartanburg Methodist Skipper Tim Wallace sits one win away from 1000 after taking two from ...

Recent Commitments

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Manore to Patriots

On Tuesday, USC-Lancaster OF/RHP Ryan Manore made a commitment to play baseball at Francis Marion. Manore prepped at Hanahan HS.

Calcutt to Patriots

On Tuesday, South Florence 1B Steven Calcutt made a commitment to play baseball for Francis Marion.

Cantrell to Pioneers

On Tuesday, Aiken senior RHP Blake Cantrell made a commitment to play at Spartanburg Methodist.

Conway to Pioneers

Conway to Pioneers

On Monday, Clinton senior OF O'Kevious Conway has a made a commitment to play baseball for Spartanburg Methodist.

Stockman to Aurora (IL)

On Sunday, Greenwood senior RHP Jacob Stockman made a commitment to play baseball at Aurora University (IL).

Perkins to Bears

On Friday morning, USC Sumter INF Ryan Perkins made a commitment to play baseball at Lenoir-Rhyne. Perkins prepped at Woodruff HS.

Wade Hawkins to Fire Ants

On Thursday, McBee senior catcher Wade Hawkins made a commitment to play baseball for USC Sumter.

Newman to Trojans

On Wednesday, Gilbert senior RHP Jon Newman made a commitment to play baseball for Trevecca Nazarene (TN).

Richardson to Fire Ants

Richardson to Fire Ants

Broome senior 2B Brooks Richardson made a commitment to play baseball at USC Sumter.

Scruggs to Indians

Chapman senior OF Jacob Scruggs made a commitment to play baseball at USC-Salkehatchie.

Colegrove to Indians

On Tuesday, Waccamaw senior RHP/3B Justin Colegrove made a commitment to play baseball for USC-Salkehatchie.

Thompson to Bears

On Monday, USC Sumter OF Will Thompson made a commitment to play baseball at Lenoir-Rhyne University. Thompson prepped at Dorman HS.

Black to Brevard

On Monday night, Palmetto High School senior RHP Drake Black made a commitment to play baseball at Brevard College (NC).

Bodison to Savannah St.

On Monday night, USC-Lancaster INF Ranz Bodison made a commitment to play baseball for Savannah St. Bodison prepped at Mauldin HS.

Pinillos to Patriots

On Monday, USC Sumter RHP Fernando Pinillos made a commitment to play baseball at Francis Marion. Pinillos prepped at Bishop England.

McRae to Cougars

McRae to Cougars

On Sunday, West Florence senior INF Logan McRae made a commitment to play baseball for The College of Charleston.

Dixon to Pioneers

On Sunday, Darlington RHP Kameron Dixon made a commitment to play baseball for the Pioneers.

Garrick to Stingers

On Sunday, Berkeley senior catcher Kyle Garrick made a commitment to play baseball at Florence-Darlington Tech.

Summer Showcase

acflora-pic11dp logo1On Wednesday & Thursday, June 11-12 at two-time defending 3A champ AC Flora HS, DP will host our 9th Annual 'open summer showcase' for players in the Classes of 2015, 2016 & 2017. Every 'open'  showcase we have conducted has filled before the deadline, the first 150 will be admitted. More info and app is located below:

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Baseball Stuff

Spring Break Tourneys This Week: Diamond Invitational / Forest Acres / Mingo Bay

{NCAA Note: This week is a Dead Period for Division I schools}

POW-crazybblogojollyrobert-stride12Player of the Week-Robert Jolly: During the week of April 7-13, DP's CrazyBaseball.com Player of the Week attends Carolina Forest HS and is a Clemson signee. In drawing honors, senior catcher Robert Jolly was 4-for-9 (.444) with three doubles, scored three runs, drew three walks while driving in four versus West Florence last week. No one attempted to steal... Honorable Mention: Cordes Baker (Lexington), Ross Hough (Camden)...  Past Winners

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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.

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