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Pro Day: 2018

Pro Day: 2018

Diamond Prospects will have our 12th Annual, Pro Day on January 21, 2018 at River Bluff HS. 155 pro players and 11 Big Leaguers have attended this event in the past, another strong crop awaits their opportunity and if history serves consistent, 25+ MLB clubs will be present to weigh in on th...

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Spring Preview: Mauldin Mavericks

Spring Preview: Mauldin Mavericks

By: Jim Maciejewski - January 10, 2018 The Mauldin Mavericks enter 2018 with high expectations of climbing to the top of Reg...

Spring Preview: Lake City Panthers

Spring Preview: Lake City Panthers

By: Matt Apicella - January 9, 2018 After a 23-8 campaign in 2017 that included a co-region championship and district ti...

Spring Preview: Dorman Cavaliers

Spring Preview: Dorman Cavaliers

By: Jack Jolly - January 8, 2018 The 2017 Cavalier baseball team finished with an overall record of 16-10, 2nd place in ...

Spring Preview: Broome Centurions

Spring Preview: Broome Centurions

By: Ben Waddle: December 22, 2017 The Broome Centurions finished 5th in Region 3 AAA in 2017 with a 4-6 record and an ov...

Dean Jones

Dean Jones

By: Austin Alexander - January 9, 2017 You can likely count on one hand the number of people that have made a legitimate...

Spring Preview: Westwood Red Hawks

Spring Preview: Westwood Red Hawks

By: Vince Connor - December 18, 2017 Coming off a solid 2017 season, Westwood looks to build on that success under new h...

Spring Preview: RNE Cavaliers

Spring Preview: RNE Cavaliers

By: Lucas Hummers - December 15, 2017 The 2018 Richland Northeast Cavaliers will be a mix of familiar faces and talented n...

Spring Preview: Dutch Fork Silver Foxes

Spring Preview: Dutch Fork Silver Foxes

By: Casey Waites - December 10, 2017 The Dutch Fork Silver Foxes enter the 2018 season with high expectations. The Silve...

Spring Preview: South Pointe Stallions

Spring Preview: South Pointe Stallions

By: Bradley Rudicill - December 8, 2017 The South Pointe Stallions are coming off the best season in school history winn...

Spring Preview: North Augusta Yellow Jackets

Spring Preview: North Augusta Yellow Jackets

By: Matt Branon - December 7, 2017 The 2018 version of the Yellow Jackets will be a mix of familiar faces and newcomers ...

Spring Preview: Irmo Yellow Jackets

Spring Preview: Irmo Yellow Jackets

By: Bruce White - December 6, 2017 We are excited about the 2018 season at Irmo Baseball because for the first time in t...

Spring Preview: Midland Valley Mustangs

Spring Preview: Midland Valley Mustangs

By: Brad Richardson - December 5, 2017 The Midland Valley Mustangs are entering 2018 with a lot of holes to fill. We los...

Spring Preview: Camden Bulldogs

Spring Preview: Camden Bulldogs

By: Denny Beckley - November 30, 2017 The 2018 Camden Bulldogs Baseball team is coming off of a 14-14 season from 2017. ...

DP Spotlight: Wesley Sweatt

DP Spotlight: Wesley Sweatt

My name is Wesley Sweatt andI am a 2018 RHP that is committed to play baseball at the University of South Carolina. A nat...

Early Signing Period: 2018 Rankings

Early Signing Period: 2018 Rankings

As the year's pile up, so do the names of players we run across that have a chance to make an impact past high school. This i...

DP Spotlight: Jacob English

DP Spotlight: Jacob English

DP Q&A - Jacob English: This South Carolina commit has grinded his way to playing in Columbia past high school. Engli...

DP Spotlight: Rob Hughes

DP Spotlight: Rob Hughes

My name is Rob Hughes and I am a 16-year old senior at Northwestern High School and am committed to play baseball at Furman U...

DP Spotlight: Dallas Callahan

DP Spotlight: Dallas Callahan

Diamond Spotlight Q & A: Dallas Callahan has been on the baseball landscape for a number of years now after bursting ...

DP Spotlight: Josiah Sightler

DP Spotlight: Josiah Sightler

DP Q & A - Josiah Sightler: Swansea High School senior Josiah Sightler has been a high priority on the baseball lands...

Recap: Fall Showcase

Recap: Fall Showcase

By: Austin Alexander - November 4-5, 2017 On Saturday and Sunday, spring temperatures greeted us at River Bluff High School ...

DP Greater Rock Hill Fall League All-Star Game @ Winthrop University

DP Greater Rock Hill Fall League All-Star Game @ Winthrop University

By: Gary Randall – October 25, 2017 DP Greater Rock Hill Fall League All-Star Game @ Winthrop UniversityDP Greater Rock Hi...

DP Fall League – Greater Rock Hill: Bearcats 1 @ Trojans – Championship Game

DP Fall League – Greater Rock Hill: Bearcats 1 @ Trojans – Championship Game

By: Gary Randall – October 18, 2017 The last week of league play, week 6, involved match-ups based on team records in th...

DP Fall League: All-Star Games @ Clemson

DP Fall League: All-Star Games @ Clemson

By: Barry Mabry & Cory Welch – October 16, 2017 Tonight, DP closed the books on the 10th edition of the Upstate Fall Lea...

DP Fall League: Cavaliers 1 @ Wolverines 1

DP Fall League: Cavaliers 1 @ Wolverines 1

By: Cory Welch – October 11, 2017 Like the start of a fall season, a weather system altered the schedule for the final wee...

DP Fall League: Greater Rock Hill - Warriors @ Bearcats 1

DP Fall League: Greater Rock Hill - Warriors @ Bearcats 1

By: Gary Randall – October 10, 2017 The GRHL rolled into week 5 of 6 last night and I landed at the home field of the Bear...

JY Night @ Conestee Park: 8 teams, 2 DH, 120+ players

JY Night @ Conestee Park: 8 teams, 2 DH, 120+ players

By: Barry Mabry & Cory Welch – October 4, 2017 A bittersweet night at Conestee Park took place this evening. This is...

DP Fall League: Panthers 2 vs Rebels 2 & Wildcats 2 vs Rebels 3

DP Fall League: Panthers 2 vs Rebels 2 & Wildcats 2 vs Rebels 3

By: Cory Welch – October 3, 2017 As we roll into October, DP made a return trip to Byrnes High School to lock in on a doub...

DP Greater Rock Hill Fall League: Cougars @ Falcons 2 + Patriots @ Falcons 1

DP Greater Rock Hill Fall League: Cougars @ Falcons 2 + Patriots @ Falcons 1

By: Gary Randall – September 27, 2017 Among a multitude of game postponements & rescheduling due to other high schoo...

DP Upstate Fall League: MC Rebels @ Laurens DH

DP Upstate Fall League: MC Rebels @ Laurens DH

By: Cory Welch – September 27, 2017  At the conclusion of Week 3, DP made its trek to Laurens, SC to check in on the MC...

DP Fall League: Tigers @ Patriots DH

DP Fall League: Tigers @ Patriots DH

By: Cory Welch – September 26, 2017 As the halfway point of the Upstate Fall League is approaching, DP made its first st...

DP Greater Rock Hill Fall League: Trojans @ Blue Eagles 1 & Warriors @ Blue Eagles 2

DP Greater Rock Hill Fall League: Trojans @ Blue Eagles 1 & Warriors @ Blue Eagles 2

By: Gary Randall – September 20, 2017 Week #2 Wednesday night games included a double dip at Clover HS, the first ever D...

DP Upstate Fall League: Byrnes vs Woodmont DH

DP Upstate Fall League: Byrnes vs Woodmont DH

By: Cory Welch – September 20, 2017  Tonight, DP strolled up I-85 and took in a doubleheader on the campus of Byrnes Hi...

DP Upstate Fall League: Red Raiders @ Wolverines DH

DP Upstate Fall League: Red Raiders @ Wolverines DH

By: Cory Welch – September 18, 2017  As we roll in the second week of the Upstate Fall League, DP made the trip to Wood...

DP Fall League: Bobcats @ Rams

DP Fall League: Bobcats @ Rams

By: Cory Welch – September 14, 2017 As the first week of the Upstate Fall Week came to a close, DP altered its route due t...

DP Greater Rock Hill Fall League: Opening Night

DP Greater Rock Hill Fall League: Opening Night

DP Fall League: Greater Rock Hill (GRHL) – Stallions 1 vs Bearcats 2 & Stallions 2 vs Bearcats 1  By: Gary Randall ...

DP Upstate Fall League: Opening Night

DP Upstate Fall League: Opening Night

By: Cory Welch – September 13, 2017  After a slight delay to the schedule due to Hurricane Irma, the Diamond Prospects’...

Border Battle: Recap 2017

Border Battle: Recap 2017

By: Dale Nelson, Sept 9-10, 2017 In the middle of last week it looked as if Hurricane Irma could pose a significant thre...

How Fearless are You?

How Fearless are You?

By: Austin Alexander - September 7, 2017 Sometimes in life we try to paint a picture or describe what we see. This image lan...

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 ...

Palmetto Games: Capsule 2017

Palmetto Games: Capsule 2017

By: Austin Alexander - August 12-13, 2017        -Northeast repeats in dominant fashion among ...

Recent Commitments

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Simpson to Mt. Olive

Simpson to Mt. Olive

On Saturday, North Myrtle Beach HS junior RHP/INF Dalton Simpson made a commitment to play baseball at Mount Olive (NC).

Belton to Stingers

On Saturday, Fort Dorchester HS senior 1B/OF Ceejay Belton made a commitment to play baseball at Florence-Darlington Tech.

Lifsey to Patriots

On Wednesday, Stratford HS senior 3B Justin Lifsey made a commitment to play baseball at Francis Marion.

Burgess to Bearcats

On Thursday, Seneca HS junior 2B Matthew Burgess made a commitment to play baseball at Lander.

Purdie to Lancers

On Tuesday, Union County HS senior RHP/OF Michael Purdie made a commitment to play baseball at USC-Lancaster.

Coleman to Stingers

On Sunday, Lamar senior RHP Rashard Coleman made a commitment to play baseball at Florence-Darlington Tech. 

McDonald to Lancers

On Friday, Fort Mill HS senior LHP Zach McDonald made a commitment to play baseball for USC-Lancaster.

Crisp to Lancers

On Thursday, Lakewood HS senior OF/P/C Bobby Crisp made a commitment to play baseball at USC-Lancaster.

Wetmore to Lancers

Wetmore to Lancers

On Tuesday, Dorman HS senior INF Daniel Wetmore made a commitment to play baseball at USC-Lancaster.

Martinez to Lancers

On Thursday, Northwestern HS senior RHP/OF Ethan Martinez made a commitment to play baseball at USC-Lancaster.

Bickley to Fire Ants

On Tuesday, Mid-Carolina HS senior LHP Jonathan Bickley made a commitment to play at USC-Sumter.

Wetenhall to Cougars

Wetenhall to Cougars

On Friday, Christ Church HS senior SS Ben Wetenhall made a commitment to play baseball at The College of Charleston.

Sumpter to Fire Ants

Last Monday, Spring Valley HS senior INF Da'Avion Sumpter made a commitment to play baseball at USC Sumter.

Skelly to Thomas

On Saturday, Pendleton HS senior C Chandler Skelly made a commitment to play at Thomas University (GA).

Stewart to Stingers

On Saturday, Woodruff HS senior RHP Jeremiah Stewart made a commitment to play baseball at Florence-Darlington Tech.

Fewell to Eagles

On Wednesday, Academic Magnet junior C/RHP Ethan Fewell made a commitment to play baseball at Winthrop.

Overholt to Flying Fleet

On Wednesday, Abbeville HS senior OF/RHP Zach Overholt made a commitment to play baseball at Erskine.

Dabbs to Patriots

On Wednesday, Wilson Hall Academy C Daulton Dabbs signed with Francis Marion University.

Jones to Lancers

On Wednesday, Carolina Forest HS C/UTL Dylan Jones made a commitment to play baseball at USC-Lancaster.

Boyd to Radford

Boyd to Radford

On Sunday, Laurence-Manning Academy junior RHP Andrew Boyd made a commitment to play baseball at Radford University (VA).

Dean to Stingers

Dean to Stingers

On Monday, St. James HS senior INF Cam Dean made a commitment to play baseball for Florence-Darlington Tech.

McConnell to Trojans

McConnell to Trojans

On Monday, Pendleton HS LHP/1B Drake McConnell made a commitment to play baseball at Anderson.

Huber to Saints

On Monday, Pendleton HS senior 1B Ben Huber made a commitment to play baseball for Limestone.

Mottel to Pacers

Mottel to Pacers

On Saturday, North Augusta HS senior SS Will Mottel made a commitment to play baseball at USC-Aiken.

Williams to Cougars

On Thursday, Florence-Darlington Tech sophomore C/INF Jackson Williams made a commitment to play baseball at The College of Charleston. Williams prepped at Latta High.  

Moody to Patriots

On Thursday night, Florence-Darlington Tech sophomore RHP Austin Moody made a committment to play baseball at Francis Marion. Moody prepped at Dillon High.

Pearce to Fire Ants

On Thursday, Lexington HS senior C Austin Pearce made a commitment to play baseball at USC Sumter.

Lammers to Lancers

On Saturday, Nation Ford HS senior RHP/3B Evan Lammers made a commitment to play baseball at USC-Lancaster.

Bott to Spartans

On Saturday, Nation Ford HS junior OF Bradley Bott made a commitment to play baseball at UNC-Greensboro.

Garris to Fire Ants

On Saturday, River Bluff HS senior LHP Hunter Garris made a commitment to play baseball at USC Sumter.

Dengler to Old Dominion

Dengler to Old Dominion

On Thursday, Bishop England HS junior SS Chris Dengler made a commitment to play baseball at Old Dominion (VA).

Peck to Cobras

On Thursday, St. James HS senior RHP Anthony Peck made a commitment to play baseball at Coker College.

Wilson to Cobras

Wilson to Cobras

On Thursday, Seneca HS senior OF Furman Wilson made a commitment to play baseball at Coker College.

Dillashaw to Pioneers

On Tuesday, Greenwood HS senior RHP Jarrett Dillashaw made a commitment to play baseball at Spartanburg Methodist.

Ahearn to Paladins

Ahearn to Paladins

On Sunday, Wando HS senior INF Zach Ahearn made a commitment to play baseball at Furman.

Pro Day

RiverBluff-RFpole14 dp-prodaylogoDiamond Prospects will have our 12th Annual, Pro Day on January 21, 2018 at River Bluff HS. 155 pro players and 11 Big Leaguers have attended this event in the past, another strong crop awaits their opportunity and if history serves consistent, 25+ MLB clubs will be present to weigh in on the premier talent that the Palmetto State has to offer!

NEW Schedule & Player Notes / NEW Roster / Application / Pro Day Alumni

Baseball Stuff

Jamboree Requested: West Ashley HS is looking for a jamboree on February 10 or February 17. They are willing to travel, any coach interested should email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

On Deck: Stay tuned to DP during the winter months as we roll out DP Spotlights on the top players from across the state along with Spring Previews written by head coaches...

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Blue Chip Bulls: Blue Chip Bulls Summer 2018 travel team information is available now! Please text or email Seth Brizek at 706-436-5887 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

DDlogo17Diamond Devils Tryouts: Diamond Devils 2018 teams tryout schedule has been released. For information on the location in your area and to register please go to diamonddevils.org

Evoshield Canes Tryouts: The Canes Baseball program, will be hosting try-outs for the 2018 season at CAROLINA FOREST HS (Jan 20) & LEXINGTON HS (Jan 28). All 2019-2022 grads who would like to attend this tryout should sign-up for this tryout should complete the registration form found on www.canesbaseball.net

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