Prep Baseball Report

Tallmadge Blue Devils

Dylan Hefflinger
PBR Ohio Editor In Chief/Scout

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With the 2018 spring season right around the corner, PBR Ohio is eagerly anticipating bringing the Buckeye state the best high school coverage throughout the entire state. Starting mid-January, we began releasing team previews for teams across the state, leading into the Preseason All-State Teams as well as the Preseason State Rankings.

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2018 Spring Team Preview: Tallmadge Blue Devils

Team Name: Tallmadge Blue Devils
Head Coach: Kenny Linn
Division: II
2017 Record: 25-7
Conference Record: Suburban League – American Division, 8-4, 2nd Place
Returning Starters/Pitchers: 9/All except 1. we lost 1 Senior

2018 Team Strengths:

  • We feel we are strong in all areas

Coach Outlook: We believe we can repeat this season if we are playing are best baseball at tournament time like we did last year

PBR Outlook: The Tallmadge Blue Devils are a strong team in 2018, as they return all but one senior from a team that won the D-II championship last season. Look for head coach Kenny Linn and his six Division 1 recruits to have their eyes on Columbus with a good chance of getting back to Huntington Park in 2018.

Top Returning Players:

  • Seth Gergely: OF, 2018, 6’2/175, L/L- Purdue recruit
  • Phillip Glasser: SS, 2018, 6’0/170, L/R - Youngstown St recruit
  • Jared Burick: RHP/OF, 2018, 6’0/180, R/R - Wright St recruit
  • Zach Boyd: 3B/RHP, 2018, 6’2/180, L/R - Belmont recruit
  • Scott Seeker: 1B/DH/RHP, 2018, 6’3/200, L/R - Army at West Point
  • Sam Seeker: OF/LHP, 2019, 6’2/195, L/L - D1 recruit - Video Below
  • Rich Eyre: C, 2019, 5’9/180, R/R
  • Jake Rensel: 2B, 2018, 5’11/165
  • Micah McGlaughlin: P, 2018   

Top Underclassmen:

  • Pat Bangston: 2019
  • Jake Reifsyder: SS/2B, 2019, 5’6/130, R/R
  • Luke Thomas: SS/3B, 2020, 5’10/175, L/R
  • Andrew Ayers: 1B, 2020, 5’9/220, R/R

A Look Back At The 2017 Season:

To view the 2017 Team Previews, click here.

To view the OHSAA Baseball Tournament Roundup, click below.

To view the 2017 All-State Teams, click below.

To view the 2017 Preseason All-State Teams, click below.

A Look Back At 2016 Preseason Articles:

To view the 2016 Team Previews, click here.
To view the 2016 Preseason All-State Teams, click below.

A Look Back At 2015 Preseason Articles:

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