2015 Team Preview: Farmington



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By Brent Alwine and Dylan Hefflinger
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2015 Team Preview: Farmington

Team Name: Farmington
Coaches Name/Record: Pete Finn, 296-199
2014 Record: 13-23
Conference: Oakland Activities Association
Conference Record/Finish: 5-9
Division Level: 1

Postseason Accomplishments:

  • State runner-up in 2007
  • Regional championships in 2001, 2007
  • District championships in 2001, 2006, 2007

Strengths of Team:

  • Pitching depth - lots of young guys that can throw
  • Infield defense
  • Experience and depth at catcher
  • Young players have a great appetite for the game
  • Coachability of players

Weaknesses of Team:

  • Inexperience
  • Lack of running speed
  • Too many right-handed bats

Top Prospects in Class of 2015:

  • Ravi Mahanti- RHP/1B, 6-2, 185, R-R signed with SVSU, 84 mph bat speed, mid-80s FB, good breaking ball.

Top Prospects in Class of 2016:

  • Alex Manasa- CF, 6-5, 175, L-R- basketball player, great speed, definite college CF.
  • Lance Lovett- 1B, 6-5, 210, L-L, works hard, needs development, 77 mph bat speed in Dec 2014.

Top Prospects in Class of 2017:

  • Steven Satterfield, RHP, 6-5, 190, R-R- big kid good arm, needs work but has tools.
  • Collin Finn- RHP, 2017, 6-2, 165, L-R, hockey player, huge hands, good movement on FB & CH.

Top Prospects in Class of 2018:

  • Deven Mahanti- C, 5-11, R-R, good frame, bat speed looks good for freshman.

Notable College/MLB Alumni:

  • Joel Fisher- Michigan State, Philadelphia Phillies (minors)
  • Jeff Fisher- Eastern Mich, Arizona Diamondabacks (minors)
  • Burny Mitchem- Dayton
  • Harvey Martin- Minnesota State, Milwaukee Brewers (minors)
  • Connor Mohr- Michigan State
  • Jordan Turner- Northwood University

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