Right-handed reliever/closer J.R. Graham (Santa Clara) often hit 97 m.p.h. on the radar gun, no doubt catching the eyes of scouts in attendance.
Madison, WI – September 16, 2010. The Madison Mallards are excited to announce that three members from the 2010 squad have been named to Baseball America’s Top-20 Prospect List, including Kyle Gaedele (Valparaiso), Harold Riggins (NC State), and J.R. Graham (Santa Clara).
The Northwoods League had 20 prospects listed, up from 10 in 2009, due to the depth and talent of the league.
The entire list can be found below:
1) Steve Nyisztor, SS, St. Cloud (So., Rutgers)
2) Kyle Gaedele, OF, Madison (Jr., Valparaiso)
3) Sam Selman, LHP, Mankato (So., Vanderbilt)
4) Cody Asche, 3B/1B, Duluth (Jr., Nebraska)
5) Harold Riggins, 1B, Madison (Jr., NC State)
6) Scott Schebler, OF, Green Bay (SIGNED: Los Angeles Dodgers)
7) Andrew Aplin, OF, St. Cloud (So., Arizona State)
8) Marcus Semien, SS, Alexandria (Jr., California)
9) Sean Dwyer, OF/1B, Willmar (Fr., Florida Gulf Coast)
10) Madison Boer, RHP, La Crosse (Jr., Oregon)
11) Brad Schreiber, RHP, Green Bay (So., Purdue)
12) Mike Strong, LHP, Rochester (Sr. Oklahoma State)
13) Jason Wheeler, LHP, St. Cloud (Jr., Loyola Marymount)
14) Ray Black, RHP, Brainerd (So., Pittsburgh)
15) Jordan Smith, OF, Willmar (So., St. Cloud State)
16) Mark Threlkeld, 3B, Duluth (Jr. Louisiana Tech)
17) Issac Ballou, OF, Willmar (So., Marshall)
18) Zeke DeVoss, OF, Duluth (So., Miami)
19) J.R. Graham, RHP, Madison (Jr. Santa Clara)
20) Ben Hughes, RHP, Duluth (Jr. St. Olaf Minn.)
Please stay tuned to Mallardsbaseball.com all offseason for ballpark improvement news, 2011 ticket information, and merchandise specials!
Also, don’t forget to join us next Tuesday, September 21st at the nearby Warner Park Recreation Center beginning at 8 p.m. as we name our new field manager for the 2011 campaign.