Kentucky Rising Star Games 7-6-22



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Kentucky Rising Star Games

Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green will play host to this year's Rising Star Games Event!  This event will feature Class of 2026 and 2027 players in a workout and game play vying to earn an opportunity to be selected for Team Kentucky for the PBR Junior Future Games at Lakepoint (GA) in late July. Lakepoint is the premier baseball facility in the country! Team Kentucky will square off against other very talented PBR state teams from around the country. There will be separate Class of 2026 and 2027 teams selected.

Players will be assigned to a team for the event. The position player showcase will take place on the field prior to game play. Each team will take extended infield/outfield and batting practice in a pro-style workout.  Video will be shot of position players during the position player workout.  Game play will take place following the position player workout affording the PBR staff to see players in game situations. Videos will be shot of pitchers throwing live in game play.  All stats, measurables, and videos from the event will be hosted in each player's profile on the PBR website. The event will be featured on the PBR website which is subscribed to by more than 900 college coaches and pro scouts around the country.


Scouting, Technology and Data Analysis In One Event

Since 2005, Prep Baseball Report’s mission has been to provide the most credible scouting and event platform to help players and recruiters alike. As baseball has evolved, so have we.

Prep Baseball Report has recently partnered with global leaders in the baseball technology and analysis space to deliver an unparalleled in-event and post-event experience. Now, at events across the country, players will receive actionable data from their event performance,  captured by industry-leading technologies, so they can elevate their game and get to the next level. Players will now receive actionable, post-event data from our industry-leading partners, including:

  • TrackMan
  • Blast Motion

Players will also receive:

  • Edited Video of Performance Hosted in Player Profile
  • Scouting Report
  • Verified Statistics
  • Post-Event Content

>> CLICK HERE for more details on what you will receive from our tech partners. 

WHEN: 

Wednesday, July 6, 2022

EVENT SCHEDULE (Central Time)
8:15-8:45 AM - Check in for all position and two-way players
10:30-11:00 AM - Check in for Players registered as Pitcher Only (come to dugout if we are still on the field)
9:00-11:30 AM - Position Player workout
11:45 - Team 1 vs Team 2
2:15 - Team 1 vs Team 3
4:45 - Team 2 vs Team 3

CLICK HERE TO VIEW TEAM ASSIGNMENTS

WHERE
Western Kentucky University
Bowling Green, KY.

WHO:
Class of 2026 and 2027 players

Unrivaled Access to Your Data

Following a Prep Baseball Report event, players will receive unrivaled access to their advanced ball-tracking and swing metrics through the TrackMan and Blast Connect apps.  Furthermore, key metrics will live inside your Prep Baseball Report profile to help players in their recruitment process.  

Our Partners

TRACKMAN:
TrackMan is the global leader in ball-tracking accuracy. Following a Prep Baseball Report event, all players will get unrivaled access to their performance data in the Trackman interactive app. Players can create custom dashboards that unlock both hitting and pitching data.

Pitching Features Include:

  • Pitching data access includes: release speed, spin rate, spin axis, release height, extension, horizontal and vertical break, and location on each pitch 

  • See each pitch trajectory in 3D from multiple viewpoints

  • Create defined tags to label and compare pitches

  • Pin pitches together to create tunneling visualizations between different pitch types

  • Visualize each pitch location

Hitting Features Include:

  • Hitting data access includes: Exit speed, distance traveled, launch angle, launch direction, spin rate, contact depth and contact side/height for each swing.

  • Visualize plate coverage

  • Pairing of all data points on each swing

Key ball flight metrics will also live inside player profiles at PrepBaseballReport.com for the benefit of college coaches and recruiters, which will help prospects advance to the next level. TrackMan’s advanced data metrics will augment what players already receive from a PBR showcase, which includes an edited video of their performance, personalized scouting reports, verified statistics, run times and positional velocities.

BLAST:
Blast is the global leader in swing analysis and used by nearly every MLB organization. Following a Prep Baseball Report event, players will receive access to BlastConnect in the Blast App, that unlocks critical insights and actionable data from their performance.

Features Include:

  • Swing Analysis and Blast Motion hitting assessment

  • Professional-level swing analytics to help players improve their hitting performance

  • Free 30-day trial to Blast Premium Services subscription

Key hitting metrics and Blast Motion Scores will also live inside player profiles at PrepBaseballReport.com for the benefit of college coaches and recruiters, which will help prospects advance to the next level.

Exposure

Since its inception in 2005, Prep Baseball Report has evolved into one of the country’s biggest and most respected independent scouting services, with a singular focus of providing comprehensive coverage in every state. More than 900 colleges and pro scouts subscribe to the Prep Baseball Report services.  We take great pride in providing the most thorough and comprehensive high school baseball coverage in each state. In 2019, PBR player profiles had over 9 million views

POSSIBLE SELECTION FOR TEAM KY

Class of 2026 and 2027 players will be selected to represent Team KY 14U and Team KY 13U at the premier park in the country for amateur baseball, Lakepoint in Cartersville, Georgia. The two Team KY teams will play against other PBR state teams in a tournament style event. Last year's 13U team advanced to the semi-finals before losing a heart-breaker to Team Florida 6-5.

PBR PROFILE

Every prospect's recruiting process starts and ends with the PBR Profile and our showcases revolve around that player profile. For first time attendees, a new PBR profile will be created, hosting all of your information, videos, head shot, metrics and more, making it one of your single most important tools in the recruiting process. Repeat showcase performances will continue to update your PBR profile, creating a history of prospect progress and ensuring the most up-to-date information is easily accessible throughout the fast-paced scouting community. These profiles are also searchable by a range of data points and metrics through our advanced search engine, making it a one stop shop for recruiters and scouts.

MIZUNO

All showcase prospects will receive a numbered PBR jersey sponsored by our partners at Mizuno. The Mizuno Tee is the all around tee shirt for every activity, made from lightweight textured fabric, and used to identify prospects throughout the showcase process.

STATS

PBR stats are the industry standard in the scouting community, carrying the highest credibility in actionable data. PBR profiles are the most reliable resources for prospect information due to this reason alone. Stats are collected using only the highest of standard equipment including Brower laser timers, Trackman and Stalker radars. All stats are hosted in player profiles accompanied by recently launched Performance Tiers that show where a prospect ranks among his peers.

VIDEO

All prospect performances will be professionally video taped, edited and uploaded into their PBR Profile. Videos will consist of multiple angles and record all aspects of the showcase including 60’s, live batting practice, and defensive performances. Videos are hosted in PBR Profiles and used for video spotlights, content, social media and more. Videos are accessible to all PBR+ subscribers.

SCOUTING REPORTS

The Prep Baseball Report is built at the hands of some of the most tenured and respected scouts in the industry. We pride ourselves on our level of prospect knowledge, most of which is gained through PBR events. Showcases are designed and engineered by state Scouting Directors with the goal of collecting as much information about a prospect as possible and relaying our findings to the public through data collection and scouting reports. 

POST-EVENT CONTENT

One of the many results of a PBR showcase is getting all the information collected to the public in a timely and digestible manner. Every showcase will be featured on the Prep Baseball Report website and social channels through various forms of post-event content, leaderboards, video spotlights and more. 

ACCOUNT DASHBOARD

In an effort to elevate the post-event experience for players who attend a PBR Showcase, the Account Dashboard is now your one stop shop to view all of your post-event deliverables, including your Video, TrackMan, Blast Data.

TECH PACKAGE

Following a Prep Baseball Report event, players will receive unrivaled access to their advanced ball-tracking and swing metrics through the TrackMan and Blast Connect apps. Furthermore, key metrics will live inside your Prep Baseball Report profile to help players in their recruitment process.  

TrackMan is the global leader in ball-tracking accuracy. Following a Prep Baseball Report event, all players will get unrivaled access to their performance data in the Trackman interactive app. Players can create custom dashboards that unlock both hitting and pitching data.

Pitching Features Include:

  • Pitching data access includes: release speed, spin rate, spin axis, release height, extension, horizontal and vertical break, and location on each pitch 

  • See each pitch trajectory in 3D from multiple viewpoints

  • Create defined tags to label and compare pitches

  • Pin pitches together to create tunneling visualizations between different pitch types

  • Visualize each pitch location

Hitting Features Include:

  • Hitting data access includes: Exit speed, distance traveled, launch angle, launch direction, spin rate, contact depth and contact side/height for each swing.

  • Visualize plate coverage

  • Pairing of all data points on each swing

Key ball flight metrics will also live inside player profiles at PrepBaseballReport.com for the benefit of college coaches and recruiters, which will help prospects advance to the next level. TrackMan’s advanced data metrics will augment what players already receive from a PBR showcase, which includes an edited video of their performance, personalized scouting reports, verified statistics, run times and positional velocities.

Blast is the global leader in swing analysis and used by nearly every MLB organization. Following a Prep Baseball Report event, players will receive access to BlastConnect in the Blast App, that unlocks critical insights and actionable data from their performance.

Features Include:

  • Swing Analysis and Blast Motion hitting assessment

  • Professional-level swing analytics to help players improve their hitting performance

  • Free 30-day trial to Blast Premium Services subscription

Key hitting metrics and Blast Motion Scores will also live inside player profiles at PrepBaseballReport.com for the benefit of college coaches and recruiters, which will help prospects advance to the next level.


Location

Western Kentucky University

Bowling Green, KY


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Team 1
# Name High School Class Pos.
Noah Cross Danville 2026 C
Jaxen Decker South Warren 2026 OF
Kendrick Dunning McCracken 2026 C
Brady Gaskins Covington Catholic 2027 2B
Carson Hailey Trinity 2027 CF
Colin Hamilton North Hardin 2026 SS
Abrahm Howard George Rogers Clark 2027 RHP
Hayden Hunt Christian County 2026 SS
Caden Kern McCracken County 2026 LHP
Ty Cannon Lillpop Apollo 2027 1B
Mark Maniere South Warren 2026 OF
John Ross Milburn Apollo 2027 RHP
Dylan Milholland West Jessamine 2026 2B
Blake Miniard Jessamine 2026 3B
Bradley Myers Fairdale 2026 1B
Aaron Pennington Rowan county 2026 SS
CONNOR ROBERTS Somerset 2026 3B
Griff Veazey Greenwood 2026 C
Reed Ari Wells Caldwell County 2027 LHP
Team 2
# Name High School Class Pos.
Trever Bauwens Walton Verona 2027 C
Grayson Davis Saint Patrick's Catholic 2027 1B
Patrick Donworth Sayre 2027 LHP
Harper Duran St xavier 2026 RHP
Chase Farmer Pulaski County 2026 2B
Landon Gilbert Bowling Green High School 2026 SS
Trey Helton Madison Southern 2026 SS
Logan Johnson BGHS 2026 3B
Brody Jones west jessamine high 2026 SS
Roland King Ryle 2027 OF
Griffin Loy Somerset 2026 RHP
Andrew Mayes Hopkinsville 2026 RHP
Preston Miller Martha Layne Collins 2026 RHP
Connor Napier Knott County Central 2026 SS
Grayson Rhodes Meade Co. 2026 RHP
Jack Roberts Hancock County 2026 C
Ayden Stephens Mercer county senior high 2026 RHP
Nolan Thomas Highlands 2026 3B
Peyton Wells West Jessamine 2026 RHP
Team 3
# Name High School Class Pos.
EJ Allen North Laurel 2026 SS
Jaden Broughton Knox Central 2026 1B
Brody Butler Breckinridge County 2027 C
John Byrd Bluegrass United 2026 SS
Carter Devine Mercer County 2026 SS
Gage Dugan McCracken 2026 OF
Eli Holt North Laurel 2026 RHP
Joshua Jett Ballard 2024 OF
Grayson Kearney Taylor County 2026 SS
Austin Krohmer Dixie Heights 2027 OF
Brooks Lynam McLean County 2028 C
Garrett ODonnell Henry Clay 2026 C
Jackson Payne Covington catholic 2027 3B
JT Ritchie Bourbon County 2026 SS
Noah Spalding Marion Co 2026 RHP
Carter Stapp Russell County 2026 SS
Duncan Stevens Scott County 2027 C
Camden Stout Sayre 2026 RHP
Taylor Strunk Madison Central 2026 MIF
Hunter Wilson Edmonson county 2026 RHP