New England’s top high school and prep players in the Class of 2023 will come into clearer focus in the coming weeks at elite showcase events across the country.
Two of the top New England players in the Class of 2023 earned invites to the 2022 Prospect Development Pipeline League, which will serve as the primary identification event for the 18U National Team.
The PDP League is scheduled to take place June 29-July 6 at the USA Baseball National Training Complex in Cary, N.C. The event invites 100 of the top 18-and-under-aged prospects for a week of development and assessment opportunities for high school players eligible for the following year’s MLB Draft. The league offers an amateur baseball experience, featuring competitive gameplay, individualized player development sessions, and evaluations using modern technologies tailoring individualized development curriculums for each player, as well as off-field leadership, skill-building, and educational seminars to assist players in preparing for a professional baseball career.
Many players in the PDP League also will compete in the MLB-USA Baseball High School All-American Game held at Dodger Stadium during MLB All-Star Week. Here's a look at the two New England prospect who were invited to the PDP League.