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2013 baseball players to watch

PAT BRYANT Center Moriches, SS/P, Jr. The 6-4

PAT BRYANT
Center Moriches, SS/P, Jr.
The 6-4 righty had a 5-2 record with 52 strikeouts in 41 innings. Verbally committed to Louisville. | Photo Credit: James Escher

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DANNY AGUILO Elmont, P/OF, Sr. Finished with a
Photo Credit: James Escher

DANNY AGUILO
Elmont, P/OF, Sr.
Finished with a 5-1 record, two saves and a 1.98 ERA. He had 61 strikeouts in 41 innings and threw two shutouts. |

MAT ANNUNZIATA Eastport-South Manor, 3B/OF, Jr. Three-year varsity
Photo Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

MAT ANNUNZIATA
Eastport-South Manor, 3B/OF, Jr.
Three-year varsity player with 13 career home runs and 70 RBIs. Verbal commitment to Winthrop. |

CASEY BAKER Connetquot, SS/P, Sr. Suffolk League II
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CASEY BAKER
Connetquot, SS/P, Sr.
Suffolk League II MVP batted .441 with 21 runs scored. Committed to Stony Brook. |

NICK BOTTARI Shoreham-Wading River, 1B/C, Jr. Fourth year
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NICK BOTTARI
Shoreham-Wading River, 1B/C, Jr.
Fourth year on varsity, holds many school records, verbally committed to Miami. |

PAT BRYANT Center Moriches, SS/P, Jr. The 6-4
Photo Credit: James Escher

PAT BRYANT
Center Moriches, SS/P, Jr.
The 6-4 righty had a 5-2 record with 52 strikeouts in 41 innings. Verbally committed to Louisville. |

Riverhead pitcher Matt Crohan struck out 43 batters
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Riverhead pitcher Matt Crohan struck out 43 batters in 27 innings and posted a 3-1 record with a 1.70 ERA. Matt, a senior, has committed to Winthrop University.

DAN CANIANO Chaminade, P, Sr. Hard-throwing righty with
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

DAN CANIANO
Chaminade, P, Sr.
Hard-throwing righty with 36 strikeouts in 27 innings and a 2.87 ERA. Committed to Army. |

SEAN CAREY MacArthur, SS/2B, Sr. Three-year starter who
Photo Credit: James Escher

SEAN CAREY
MacArthur, SS/2B, Sr.
Three-year starter who batted .390 as a junior in the leadoff spot. An Ivy League prospect. |

GREG EGAN St. John the Baptist, P, Sr.
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GREG EGAN
St. John the Baptist, P, Sr.
A three-year starter with a three-pitch repertoire which includes a quality changeup and curveball. Committed to Quinnipiac. |

NICK FANNERON Massapequa, C, Sr. The All-County selection
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NICK FANNERON
Massapequa, C, Sr.
The All-County selection is excellent defensively. Committed to Northeastern. |

JOE FUSCO Clarke, 3B/P, Sr. All-Nassau batted .438
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JOE FUSCO
Clarke, 3B/P, Sr.
All-Nassau batted .438 with three home runs and 29 RBIs. Had a 7-1 record with 2.44 ERA. Committed to Hofstra. |

ANDRUW GAZZOLA Longwood, SS/P, Jr. Two-time All-Suffolk selection,
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ANDRUW GAZZOLA
Longwood, SS/P, Jr.
Two-time All-Suffolk selection, who batted .363. Has a verbal commitment to Stony Brook. |

JOE GUERCIO Kings Park, P, Senior The 6-foot-3
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JOE GUERCIO
Kings Park, P, Senior
The 6-foot-3 righthander had a 7-1 record with a 1.48 ERA. He is committed to Stony Brook.

Andrew Hess of Valley Stream South hit safely
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Andrew Hess of Valley Stream South hit safely in 23 of 24 games and batted .457 with 20 RBIs including 14 extra-base hits. He is also valedictorian of senior class with 2,320 SAT score.

TOM KELLEHER MacArthur, SS/3B, Sr. Lefthanded hitter with
Photo Credit: James Escher

TOM KELLEHER
MacArthur, SS/3B, Sr.
Lefthanded hitter with power to all fields and exceptional athleticism. Committed to Seton Hall. |

BRYCE KELLER Port Washington, P, Sr. All-Nassau selection
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BRYCE KELLER
Port Washington, P, Sr.
All-Nassau selection and Diamond Award finalist who had 81 strikeouts in 37 innings. Committed to Princeton. |

DAN HETZEL Sachem East, OF, Sr. Batted .475
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DAN HETZEL
Sachem East, OF, Sr.
Batted .475 with 17 RBI and earned the outfield Gold Glove Award. Committed to Rhode Island. |

ANTHONY KAY Ward Melville, P, Sr. Earned Gibson
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ANTHONY KAY
Ward Melville, P, Sr.
Earned Gibson Award as Suffolk’s top pitcher. Allowed no earned runs in 53 innings. Committed to Connecticut. |

PAT MADIGAN Holy Trinity, OF/P, Sr. A four-year
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PAT MADIGAN
Holy Trinity, OF/P, Sr.
A four-year varsity starter. He’s led the CHSAA in homers in two of three years. He batted .406 with five home runs and 17 RBIs. Committed to Northeastern. |

Anthony Martelli, a pitcher and shortstop from Valley
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Anthony Martelli, a pitcher and shortstop from Valley Stream North High School, batted .373 this season with 21 RBI and 15 stolen bases.

LOUIS MATARAZZO South Side, 3B, Sr. Nassau Conference
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LOUIS MATARAZZO
South Side, 3B, Sr.
Nassau Conference A-II MVP with a .474 average and a .645 OBP. Had 20 RBIs, including 15 extra-base hits and 17 walks. |

BRIAN MCKEAN Connetquot, OF/P, Sr. Led T-Birds to
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BRIAN MCKEAN
Connetquot, OF/P, Sr.
Led T-Birds to Suffolk Class AA crown with 8-2 record and 64 strikeouts in 52 innings. |

BILLY MCLEAN Wheatley, C/SS, Jr. All-Nassau with .510
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BILLY MCLEAN
Wheatley, C/SS, Jr.
All-Nassau with .510 average, 22 RBIs and four home runs. Excellent prospect who can play any position well. |

CODY MCPARTLAND Miller Place, P, Sr. Suffolk League
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CODY MCPARTLAND
Miller Place, P, Sr.
Suffolk League VI MVP had an 8-1 record and a 1.51 ERA. |

LOUIS MELE Island Trees, 3B, Sr. Three-year starter
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LOUIS MELE
Island Trees, 3B, Sr.
Three-year starter batted .350 with four home runs and 22 RBIs. |

DILLON ROBINSON Oyster Bay, P/1B, Sr. Led the
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DILLON ROBINSON
Oyster Bay, P/1B, Sr.
Led the Baymen to a 22-2 record and a sixth straight county title with a 5-0 record and 2.90 ERA. |

CHRIS RUSSO Floyd, C, Senior Widely considered the
Photo Credit: James Escher

CHRIS RUSSO Floyd, C, Senior
Widely considered the top catcher in the region, Russo batted .362 and has committed to Iona. |

LUKE STAMPFL Half Hollow Hills West, SS/P, Sr.
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LUKE STAMPFL
Half Hollow Hills West, SS/P, Sr.
Earned Blue Chip Prospects Silver Slugger Award with .461 average and five home runs. Committed to Fordham. |

BRIAN TINNEY St. Anthony’s, P/3B, Sr. The righty
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BRIAN TINNEY
St. Anthony’s, P/3B, Sr.
The righty had a 6-2 record with a 2.10 ERA. He also batted .342 with 15 RBIs. Committed to Post. |

BRIAN TRABULSI Chaminade, Sr. Led the Flyers with
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

BRIAN TRABULSI
Chaminade, Sr.
Led the Flyers with a .373 average, 24 RBIs, three home runs and 11 stolen bases in the wood-bat CHSAA. Committed to Villanova. |

MATT VOGEL Patchogue-Medford, SS/P, Sr. Two-time All-Suffolk selection
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MATT VOGEL
Patchogue-Medford, SS/P, Sr.
Two-time All-Suffolk selection batted .420 with 26 runs and 20 RBIs. Struck out 43 in 23 innings. Committed to South Carolina. |

GREG WEISSERT Bay Shore, 3B/P, Sr. Batted .371
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GREG WEISSERT
Bay Shore, 3B/P, Sr.
Batted .371 with 14 RBI and 18 runs scored. Also had a 5-1 record with 1.22 ERA and 66 strikeouts. Committed to Fordham. |

MATT WEISSHEIER Kellenberg, P, Sr. One of the
Photo Credit: James Escher

MATT WEISSHEIER
Kellenberg, P, Sr.
One of the top pitchers in the CHSAA. Command of three pitches, excellent velocity and stays down in the zone. Committed to Hofstra. |

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