10 Baseball Players to Watch in 2017 (1/8/17)…

Corey DiLoreto – Reading Memorial High School- The 6’4’’ and 200 pound DiLoreto is a top player for the Reading Rockets and is a big bat in the order and on the pitching mound as well. DiLoreto excels as a hitter with quick hands and a good stance and he can also step in and pitch for the Rockets as a player with a large frame and a good fastball. The Northeastern baseball commit also played quarterback on the Reading football team and plays basketball as well.

Mike Vasil – Boston College High School – Vasil is a junior who will be entering his third season on varsity and looks to build on his Catholic Conference MVP as a sophomore. Vasil is 6’4″ and 205 pounds and was a dominant starter pitching a ton of innings with velocity up to 90 plus MPH. This University of Virginia commit will look to be more dominant as a junior than his sophomore year. Also plays basketball for BC High.

Ian Ostberg – Williston Northampton School – Ostberg goes 5’10” and 175 pounds and is a middle infielder who plays shortstop with great athleticism. Ostberg is a terror on the base paths with excellent speed that he takes advantage of. The Quinnipiac commit should also show improved power at the plate this year. Also played quarterback on the football team.

Aidan McLaughlin – Xaverian Brothers High School – McLaughlin is a catcher for the Hawks and will be a big part of the Xaverian lineup and in the pitching game with the departure of Blake DeCarr and Zach Sette. McLaughlin is a Bates commit who will be tested as the Hawks play one of the toughest schedules in the state.

Nick Dombkowski – West Springfield High School – The reigning strike out king in the Bay State is going to be on everyone’s radar after a spectacular junior season. Pitching in a high pressure State championship game Dombkowski, a University of Hartford commit, led West Springfield to the Division 1 State title last spring.

Jeff Costello – Buckingham Browne and Nichols School – Costello is another Northeastern Huskie commit who has a fastball in the mid 80s and is a quick outfielder capable of covering lots of ground. Costello is 5’11” and 185 pounds but has good weight transfer on his swing which helped him to become the offensive MVP in the ISL. Also played quarterback on the football team.

Peter Burns – Austin Preparatory School – Burns goes 6’0″ and 200 pounds and is a truly elite catcher who has already committed to play at Boston College. Having won the MVP of his league as a freshman, Burns should continue to put up big numbers on offense as a junior this season.

Sal Frelick – Lexington High School –  A consistent sweet swinging lefty bat for the Minutemen who does a great job of sizing up pitching, squares up and makes solid contact. At 5’9″ and 170 pounds he is a slick fielding middle infielder committed to play for Boston College. Frelick also plays quarterback on the football team.

Nick Couhig – Falmouth High School – A 6’1″ and 190 pound pitching commit for the Boston College Eagles, Couhig broke out as a sophomore and had continued success as a junior. The Super Bowl winning quarterback has been the heart of Falmouth this year and has been a great leader for the Clippers.

Cal Christofori – Belmont High School – Christofori is a do everything player for Belmont leading the Marauders as a catcher who batted over .400 last season. At 5’11” and 190 pounds Christofori is a Yale commit who also comes out of the bullpen with a mid 80s fastball. A very good athlete he also plays football and is a goalie on the hockey team.

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