Updated and Expanded Class of 2015 Player Rankings

By Chris Fuller
Kentucky Scouting Director

After several events this summer, including our Top Prospect Games in June, and the Underclass Showcase a month later, the time has come to update and expand the Class of 2015 player rankings.

Riley Thompson (RHP, Christian Academy of Louisville) remains in the No. 1 spot.  The Louisville commit is back on the mound after a non-baseball related injury to his arm, and we have reports he has been up to 92 mph this summer.

Despite his shocking drop in velocity at the Midwest Future Games, Seth Murphy (RHP, Garrard County HS) remains in the No.2 spot.  Murphy, who sat consistently 86-88 mph and touched 89 on a few occasions at the Top Prospect Games, topped out at 82 mph at the Midwest Future Games just two weeks ago.  The sudden drop in velocity can be attributed to a four week layoff due to a strained groin and then re-joining his summer team's rotation and pitching too much, too soon, throwing a complete game in his first start back a week prior to arriving for the Future Games.

Left-handed hitting catcher Zeke Pinkham (Elizabethtown HS) rounds out the top three.

Here is a look at the updated top 10:

Rank Name State School Class Pos Commitment
1 Riley Thompson KY Christian Academy 2015 RHP Louisville
2 Seth Murphy KY Garrard County 2015 RHP
3 Zeke Pinkham KY Elizabethtown 2015 C
4 Daniel Neal KY South Laurel 2015 RHP
5 Cameron Shryock KY South Warren 2015 RHP
6 Zach Hurley KY North Laurel 2015 RHP
7 Jacob Barnwell KY Boyd County 2015 C
8 Jordan Fucci KY Tates Creek 2015 1B
9 Eamon Hannan KY St. Mary 2015 SS
10 Roman Millem KY North Oldham 2015 SS


We will re-visit these rankings again during the fall.

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