All-Star events only feature one local player
The Area Code Games and the Perfect Game All-American Classic, two of the main senior baseball events of the high school summer season, have just one participant from San Diego, the host city.
Right-handed pitcher Tyler Bremner of Scripps Ranch High is San Diego’s only player at the Area Codes Games, an event that brings together up to six locals each year.
He signed up to play at UC Santa Barbara.
There are no San Diego players in the Perfect Game All-American Classic.
The area code games, which have been taking place for years at Blair Field in Long Beach, start at USD on Saturday.
The 19th edition of the Perfect Game All-American Classic will take place on Sunday August 22 at Petco Park.
“It’s not the best season for high school players in San Diego, but I’m amazed that the area code games only took one guy from San Diego,” said a major league scout. “There are at least three or four guys I would like to see there.”
These players include outfielder Quincy Scott (Mission Hills), Kyle Becker (Del Norte) and Kein Vu (Point Loma), infielder Grant MacArthur (Granite Hills), Maddox Haley (Madison) and Trevor Fox (St. Agustine). ) and pitchers Finn McIllroy (Carlsbad), Cody Delvecchio (Mission Hills), Blake Ledbetter (Point Loma), Glenn Huggins (Bonita Vista) and Zach Isaacman (Torrey Pines).
The 6-foot-2 Bremner has a fastball that peaked at 93 mph. He was 2-4 with one save and a 4.32 ERA at Scripps Ranch as a junior. In 241/3 innings, he had 34 strikeouts.
“Bremner has shown he has the makings and the throwing ability to be a future pro,” said Prep Baseball Report. “The jump to his fastball, his two-year winnings, and his overall ease in his game opened his eyes and put him in line to make an appearance on the 2022 draft tables. great track record with pitchers like Bremner having above average data which puts him in a good position to improve seriously.
Bremner will play for the Brewers in the eight-team area code games that will feature 230 players from across the country.
Participation is limited to Scouts and family.
The Perfect Game Classic features the top 60 players from across the country in an east-west format. Entrance is free to Petco Park for the event which starts at 5 p.m.
Four San Diego graduates performed well at the Connie Mack World Series in Farmington, NM Ali camarillo (Otay Ranch), receiver Jake Entrekin (Steele Canyon), left-handed Sam hasegawa (Carlsbad) and right-handed Xavier martinez (Otay Ranch) played for the Colton Nighthawks in the 12-team event for players ages 17-18.
The Nighthawks went 5-3, finishing third behind champion Enid Majors of Oklahoma and DBAT United of Texas.
The Connie Mack World Series saw 872 major league players participate, including 17 who made Hall of Fame.
Camarillo and Martinez will travel to Cal State Northridge, Entrekin will play at Point Loma Nazarene and Hasegawa will play at UC San Diego.
◆ Right-handed Eldridge armstrong (Camarillo) and infielder Patrick hackworth (Irvine) performed for the SoCal Renegades in Farmington. Armstrong heads to San Diego State, Hackworth to UCSD.
Right handed Jake miller of USD signed with the Cleveland Indians. A 20th round draft pick, he received a signing bonus of $ 300,000. All 20 drafted players with connections to San Diego have signed.
◆ Right-handed Everhett Hazel, who played at Palomar College and later in Kansas, signed a free agent contract with the Chicago White Sox.
Three players with local ties switched teams on the MLB trade deadline of July 30.
Seeker Alex jackson (Rancho Bernardo) was traded from the Atlanta Braves to the Miami Marlins. On Tuesday, he hit his first major league home run, a first inning shot for the New York Mets.
Seeker Riley adams (Canyon Crest Academy / USD) was traded to the Washington Nationals by the Toronto Blue Jays. He was recalled from Triple-A Rochester on Tuesday.
◆ Right-handed veteran Trevor Williams (Rancho Bernardo / Arizona State) was traded by the Chicago Cubs to the Mets in the deal that sent infielder Javier Baez to New York.
Williams was 4-2 in 12 starts for the Cubs and was stunned when the Mets selected him for the Triple-A Syracuse.
Justin graeber, an assistant coach of varsity baseball for the past four years at San Pasqual, has been named the Eagles’ head coach. He started his coaching career at La Costa Canyon as a freshman team assistant and then as a JV head coach.
He is a professor of social sciences at San Pasqual.