ORLANDO - Team Arizona beats Team West 7-6 in the first game of Day 4.
PW player of the game: Jack Stinn
Stinn went 3-3 with a 1B, 2B, HR and 3 RBI's
"I feel like I came a long way. I didn't have too many hits to start off with so today I came here wanting to get a couple good ones in. I felt relaxed and confident everytime I came up to bat," said Jack Stinn
Jimmy Dominick went 1-2 with 2RBI's and a HR
"Overall I had a great time playing in this showcase. I had a lot of fun and I feel like it was a great experience playing with such top players from all around the country," said Jimmy Dominick
Game 2 of our final day comes to an end with Team South having a 7-6 victory over Team North Fl.
PW player of the game: Tanner Elsbernd
Elsbernd went 1-2 with 3 RBI's and a HR
"The first time I stepped up to the plate I was deep in the count. When my second at bat was up I was ready. The count was 2-0 and the pitcher threw me a fastball down the middle, I hit it as hard as I could and watched it go over, " said Elsbernd
Kyle Taddeo, who went 2-2 with an RBI, spoke to us about his overall experience and said:
"At first I didnt know what to expect but once we started playing I got more and more comfortable and really enjoyed everyone on the team. They are all really cool guys as well as great athletes. It was a good experience to be able to be on the same team as these guys"
Sean Collins (Team South) pitched 4 innings with 3 K's
"I was a little sore when I first got on the mound but some good plays were made, my off speed pitches were on point and I gave it my all," said Collins when asked about his performance on the mound
Chris Clare, who certainly made a name for himself at this weekends showcase, went 2-2 with a 2B
"I am really thankful for having an oppourtunity to be a part of this showcase that was put together so well. Hustle and work ethic is what I believe gets you noticed and with all of the college coaches out there this weekend I hope it was. I just need to stay modest and work hard and hopefully it will all pay off," said Clare
Team Georgia defeats Team Northeast 8-7.
PW player of the game: Dalton Ewing
Ewing talks about his HR at bat:
"The first pitch was high, the second pitch was right down the middle aso I used the barrel and did what I had to do."
"This showcase was really fun, it was easy to become friends with everyone on the team, it was a great atmosphere and I look forward to coming back again next year," said Ewing when asked about his experience.
Justin Bellinger went 2-3 with 4 RBI's and a 2B
Imani Willis, who went 1-2 with 2 RBI's and a 2B, tells us "I went up to the plate with an attack approach and a man on second and third, I hit it as hard as i could and it went deep into left field" when talking about his 2B
Our final game of the showcasecome to an end with a 6-3 victory for Team Central Fl over Team South Fl.
PW player of the game: Mitchell Reeves
Reeves went 2-4 with 2 RBI's and a HR.
"The first pitch was a fastball and I just watched it, the next pitch was high and I swung as hard as I could," said Reeves as he walked us through his HR at bat
Robert Dumas went 1-3 with a HR
Dumas walked us through his at bat and said:
"The first pitch was a high curve ball. then he came at me with a low fastball, by the third pitch I knew I had to swing so I hit the ball as hard as I could"
Brian McAlpine, who went 2-3 with an RBI, expressed to us "I think i did well overall. I faced some tough pitching but I also had some good hits/"