As the summer collegiate league season approaches the All-Star break in the region, New England Baseball Journal takes a look at transfers across all NCAA levels.
The COVID-19 pandemic and the rise of the NCAA Transfer Portal have created busy offseasons in college baseball in recent years. It is no different so far in 2023.
Players opting to go into the portal are not required to transfer or guarantee they will transfer, but it leaves the door open — and allows other schools’ coaches to speak with them. Last summer began with more than 3,000 players in the portal, and the trend has continued since.
Our latest “transfer tracker” post includes a local two-way prospect heading to Bryant, as well as former stars at Avon Old Farms, Dexter Southfield and Belmont Hill finding new homes at the college level. Here's a look at five New England prospects who plan to transfer for the 2023-2024 school year.