Prep Baseball Report

Cape Cod League Prospects: Chatham

David Seifert
Director of College Scouting

The Anglers finished the regular season tied for 1st place in the East Division with an overall record of 24-18-2. They then went 0-2 in the first round of the playoffs against Harwich. All-Stars included Jamal O’Guinn II (USC), Kolby Kubicheck (Texas), Dawson Merryman (Midland JC), Brady Smith(Florida), Jorge Arenas (Stetson), Kaden Polcovich (NW Florida CC) and Ben Ramirez (USC).


RJ Dabovich, RHP, Arizona St, 2020- With a clean delivery and high, near over-the-top slot, Dabovich dazzled for four innings against Hyannis, allowing just one hit and no runs. He was very consistent this summer for the Anglers, striking out 29 batters in 19 IP while not allowing more than one earned run in any of his first six appearances. He stays back over the rubber and uses his entire body in his delivery. The result is a three pitch arsenal that fills the zone. He made it look easy with a 92-95 mph fastball and hard downer curveball at 82-86. Although he lacked command of his fastball at the upper velos, he moved it around the zone at 92-93, setting up his swing/miss curveball. It was his main weapon for his nine strikeout evening, and much improved from the long breaker at 77-80 mph last fall at Arizona State. Dabovich added a late action change of pace at 84-86 mph showing short fade and late dip at times. With starter-type traits in his delivery, arm action, body type,...

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