Ohio Insider: Fall Prospect Program - Week 2 at Muskingum University (Teams 5-8)

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Fall Prospect Program Recap:

Teams 1-4:

Teams 5-8:

Team 5 vs Team 7

Game 1: Team 7: 10, Team 5: 4
Game 2: Team 7: 7, Team 5: 11


  • One of Team 5’s top all around performances from opening weekend at the Fall Program was RHP/3B Cameron Burford (Boardman, 2018). Burford totaled 4 hits in the double header including an inside the park home run and 3 RBIs.A few other prospects that were highlighted in game action for Team 5 were Evan Ulrich (Buckeye Valley, 2020), Kyle Gliha (Berea-Midpark, 2018) and Trevor Denning (Strongsville, 2018).
  • Ulrich (Buckeye Valley, 2020) had 3 hits in the double header. The C/3B showed good feet in the field with a quick snap throw from behind the plate.
  • C/SS Gliha (Berea-Midpark, 2018) smashed two triples in the double header while showing good hands defensively.
  • 3B/RHP Denning (Strongsville, 2018) had two big hits in Team 5’s win in game 2 of the double header. With a 2-run triple in the 1st inning and a double with a run in the 3rd inning, Denning was a big contributor to Team 5’s win.

Pitcher Velo’s Team 5


  • Eric Edman (Westerville South, 2018) had a day at the plate totaling 4 hits and 4 RBIs. Edman showed power in his bat roping a double and a triple in the double header.
  • Blake Carter (Williamsburg, 2018) also had a nice showing recording 2 hits and 3 RBIs in the double header. 
  • 2B/OF Ty Helmke (Johnstown Monroe, 2018) also tallied a few RB’s in the win over Team 5.
  • Jake Mancini (Circleville, 2018) threw well for Team 7 totaling 3 strikeouts in his outing. Using a short quick arm, Mancini’s FB was up to 75 mph with good feel for his secondary stuff

Pitchers Velo Team 7

  • Zachary Mon, SS/RHP, Westland, 2019: FB 72-74, CB 62-63
  • Ty Helmke, 2B/OF, Johnstown Monroe, 2018: FB 68-70, CB 63-64
  • Andrew Miller, 3B/RHP, Westerville North, 2018: FB 68-71, CB 59-60
  • Jake Mancini, LHP, Circleville, 2018: FB 72-75, CB 62-64
  • Blayne Robinson, 1B/LHP, Defiance, 2019: FB 74-77, CB 61-63, CH 69

Team 6 vs Team 8

Game 1: Team 6: 8, Team 8: 3
Game 2: Team 6: 4, Team 8: 1


  • C/1B Joey Procop (Twinsburg, 2020) had a great day at the plate, totaling 3 hits and 2 runs batted in for the white team.
  • Devon Middlemus (Lakewood, 2018) also played a part in Team 6’s two wins. Middlemus recorded 2 hits and 3 RBI’s in the double header.
  • A few other prospects that recorded hits in game action for Team 6 were Nick Shroyer (New Albany, 2019) and Drew Donaldson (Hilliard Bradley, 2019).
  • Michael Gordish (Westerville North, 2018) threw well in his outing showing quick arm action while recording 2 strikeouts.

Pitcher Velo’s Team 6


  • Louis Lipthratt (Dublin Scioto, 2018) threw well off the mound and totaled 2 hits and a sacrifice fly for Team 8.
  • Tyler Chumita (Hilliard Darby, 2018) played a solid middle infield showing good footwork and quick hands. Chumita also had 2 hits in the double header.
  • Jordan Fields (Pickerington Central, 2018) and Joshua Feyh (Teays Valley, 2018) both contributed to Team 8’s offensive production

Pitcher Velo's Team 8