2016 Spring Team Preview: Birmingham Groves Falcons



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By Dylan Hefflinger, Aaron Wilson and PBR Staff
Editor in Chief/Scout / Assistant Director of Scouting

With the 2016 spring season right around the corner, PBR Michigan is eagerly anticipating bringing the great state of Michigan the best high school coverage throughout the entire state.

Starting February 1st, we began releasing team previews for teams across the state, leading into the Preseason All-State Teams as well as the Preseason State Rankings.

If you are a coach and haven't filled out your 2016 Team Preview, click here.

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2016 Spring Team Preview: Birmingham Groves Falcons

Team Name: Birmingham Groves Falcons
Head Coach: Shawn Morrison, 0-0
Division: I
2015 Record: 18-18
Conference Record: OAA white/2nd
Returning Starters/Pitchers:  4/2

Coach Outlook: "We are very optimistic about the season. We have a new coaching staff that is bringing lots of passion and energy to the baseball experience. The new coaching staff includes Head Coach Shawn Morrison (ex pro and Division 1 college pitcher) and Jerry Brown (ex Division 1 assistant coach)."

2016 Team Strengths:

  • Pitching
  • Catching
  • Work ethic.

2016 Team Weaknesses:

  • Youth
  • Speed

Zavier WarrenTop Returning Players:

  • Joe Roberts (captain), 3B
  • Leo Dudas (captain), RHP
  • Andre Mailing, RHP
  • Zavier Warren (pictured right), C, MIF


A Look Back At 2015 Preseason Articles:

To view the 2015 Team Previews, click here.
To view the 2015 Preseason All-State Teams, click here.
To view the 2015 Preseason State Rankings, click below.