Fall Showcase: Schedule and Notes

Schedule for Saturday and Sunday, November 8-9, 2008


8:00 AM          Session I Check-in at Blythewood HS (Pick-up jersey)

8:45               Session I Players report to field for a meeting and stretch

9:00              Session I Workout 

11:15             Session II Check-in at Blythewood HS (Pick-up jersey)

11:30             Session II Players/Parents: Q & A with Jeff Ridgway

12:30             Recruiting 101 Seminar with Tim Medlin

1:15               Session II players report to field for a meeting and stretch

1:30              Session I Players/Parents: Q & A with Jeff Ridgway

1:30              Session II Workout

5:00              Senior Game: Red vs White (12-inning game)

Day 1

Session 1 – Red, White, Green, Orange

Session 2 – Purple, Black, Grey, Blue

 -Rosters –


9:00               Green vs Orange (10-inning game)

12:00              Purple vs Black (10-inning game)

3:00               Grey vs Blue (10-inning game)

*Once each day begins, all times are approximate, if we are ahead of schedule we will move into the next session/game.

Player Notes:

-Players are responsible for bringing baseball pants, HS hat, bat, glove, helmet, indoor shoes and any other equipment you may need. DP will provide your jersey.

-Game Rules: 4 hitters = 1 inning

-Parents: Once games begin, please vacate the area behind home plate for coaches and scouts to evaluate.

-On Saturday, the registration tables will be stationed near left field of the Blythewood softball field.

-Please be familiar with the schedule and be on time (or early) when your team is scheduled for activity. You are free to leave after your games.

1018 Video Productions, specializing in personalized sports
recruiting videos, will be on hand to film drills and workouts on
Saturday. Be sure to stop by their booth to find out how you can get a
DVD made exclusively for yourself or your son that can be used to send to college baseball coaches! For more info, you can also call 1018 Productions at 843-408-0095 or visit them at www.1018Productions.com

-On Saturday, Tim Medlin, a longtime collegiate Head Coach, will conduct a Recruiting 101 seminar for players and parents. He will touch on topics ranging from selecting a college, financial aid, the NCAA Clearinghouse to the MLB Draft. If you have not pre-registered for this seminar already, you may pay cash when you check-in, the cost is $25 per family. 

-Also on Saturday, Atlanta Braves LHP Jeff Ridgway will conduct a free Q & A with players and parents in two separate sessions. Please see the above schedule for more info.

-Concessions will be available each day, courtesy of Blythewood HS.

-Baseball jewelry and DP apparel will be available all weekend.

Hotel info: We have secured a reduced rate at 3 Columbia hotels, be sure to mention Diamond Prospects for the discount.

The Clarion – 803-771-8711 or www.clarionhotelcolumbia.com $95 + tax

Sleep Inn – 803.926.9260 $75.99 + tax

Comfort Inn – 803.796.0044 $71.99 + tax

Directions to Blythewood: click here.

Please stay turned to TheDiamondProspects.com in the days leading up to the event for any last second announcements. Also, in the case of inclement weather during the event, the DP website will be our way of communicating with you.