Prep Baseball Report

2020 Scout Day Spotlight: CT Capitals

Bruce Hefflinger
PBR New England Senior Writer

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2020 Scout Day Spotlight: CT Capitals

This is part of a series of stories on summer baseball organizations that "partner" with Prep Baseball Report. The PBR Scout Day is scheduled for Feb. 22.

Organization Name: Connecticut Capitals
How many current teams and what levels (15u, 16u, etc): 9 teams (9U,11U,12U, 13U, 13U, 14U, High school, Underclass, High School Underclass and High School Upperclass)

Top Prospects 

  • Gunnar Johnson, 2020, Newington High School, Wofford (leaving in June for summer classes)
  • Matt Bagdasarian, 2020, Wethersfield High School; Western New England
  • Ryan Koplin, 2020, Wethersfield High School; Alfred State
  • Hunter Dombal, 2020, Wethersfield High School, Nichols
  • Ethan Errera, 2019, UMass-Boston; will play for us this summer as he has one summer left

Notable Alumni 

  • Jackson Ferrigno, 2019, Farmington High School; UConn, played with us in Future Games
  • Luke Lappe, 2019, Xavier High School; North Alabama, played with us in Future Games
  • Mark Bagdasarian, 2019, ECSU
  • Ryan Costello, CCSU/Mariners and Twins (passed away in 2019 in New Zealand) 
  • John Russel, UConn, SF Giants
  • Matt Cleveland, Windsor High School, Mets
  • Neil Kozikowski, AOF, Pirates
  • Cael Brockmeyer, AOF, Orioles
  • Jarod Dalrymple, 2019, Bryant
  • Tyler Fote, 2019, Florida Southwestern 
  • Gianni Zarrilli, 2019, UMass-Boston
  • Derek Tenney, 2019, Hartford
  • Jeremy Nunes, 2018, Avery Point
  • Jimmy Sullivan, 2017, UVA
  • Jordan Laske, 2017, URI
  • Danny Glendon, 2017, Sacred Heart
  • Tim Blaisdel, 2017, Hartford
  • Josh Gurnack, 2017, Albany
  • Cooper Johnson, 2017, Aldephi
  • Nate Ayala, 2017, Post
  • Matt Abbey, 2017, ECSU
  • Zack Player, 2017, Franklin Pierce/ECSU
  • Ryan Bagdasarian, 2017, ECSU
  • Frankie Gregroire, Marist
  • John Nolan, Siena
  • Alex Simon, Bates


To teach and prepare players for the next level though high-level instructions and game preparation. Teaching young men to play the game the right way with the professional approach. Teach them the aspects of the game of baseball but more importantly the lessons on the field and how they transfer to life.

How has the program grown?

Program began in 2008. We have grown to nine teams in 2020. We have won many games and have been able to be a part of many families’ lives along their journey.

Key accomplishments 

  1. Back to Back to Back Diamond Nation World Series Champions
  2. Triple Crown National Champions
  3. AAU Grand National Champions
  4. Many players go on to college baseball or in life to be successful

How has PBR been helpful?

PBR has been very helpful with our organizational vision to help facilitate the next level to our student-athletes. Trevor Brown does a phenomenal job with communicating and getting to know our players to help assist them in finding the right fit for their future academic and athletic careers.

Plans ahead

We will play in a variety of tournaments this summer. Notable ones include: Firecracker Events, College Showcases (UConn, Northeastern, SCSU), Music City Classic in Nashville, Triple Crown Summer Nationals, Triple Crown Pathway Baseball