2013 ALL-USA Maryland Baseball Team

2013 ALL-USA Maryland Baseball Team

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2013 ALL-USA Maryland Baseball Team

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C
Alex Murphy
Calvert Hall (Baltimore)
Senior
The Gatorade State Player of the Year, Murphy batted .476 with four homers and 46 RBIs. A Wake Forest commit, he was drafted by the hometown Orioles in the sixth round of the MLB Draft.

C
Justin Morris
DeMatha
Junior
Led the Stags to the WCAC championship, posting a .390 average with 27 RBIs. The Maryland commit earned All-Met first team honors from the Washington Post.

IF
Zach Piazza
Huntingtown
Senior
Returned from a thumb injury that kept him out in 2012 to lead the Hurricanes with five homers and 32 RBIs. Wake Forest signee also stars in football.

IF/P
Joe Zayatz
Oakland Mills
Senior
Howard County Player of the Year hit .440 with three homers for the Scorpions. Also posted a 1.03 ERA with 71 strikeouts to earn All-Met first team honors from both the Washington Post and Baltimore Sun.

OF
Brady Acker
Atholton
Junior
An All-Met first team selection by both the Baltimore Sun and Washington Post, Acker hit .478 with three homers and 22 stolen bases for the Raiders.

OF
Matt McPhearson
Riverdale Baptist
Senior
McPhearson batted .477 with 23 RBIs and 31 runs scored for the Crusaders. The speedy southpaw, who also stole 27 bases, was selected by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the fourth round of the MLB Draft.

P/IF
Scott Mitchell
South River
Senior
The Washington Post’s Player of the Year went 8-0, posting a 0.31 ERA and fanning 88 batters as South River captured the 4A state title.

P
Canaan Cropper
Bennett
Senior
South Carolina-bound right-hander fanned 102 batters in 43.1 innings this spring. He led the Clippers to MPSSAA Class 3A titles as a sophomore and junior.

P
Tayler Stiles
McNamara
Senior
Maryland signee struck out 119 batters in 69 innings, posting a 0.61 ERA and earning All-Met first team honors from the Washington Post.

UT
Gavin Sheets
Gilman
Junior
Wake Forest commit posted a .425 average and drove in 34 runs for the Greyhounds this spring, earning Baltimore Sun All-Metro first team honors. A versatile southpaw, he was also dominant on the mound.

Honorable Mention

IF: Matt Chanin, Sherwood, Jr.

IF: Trevor Houck, Westminster, Sr.

IF: Conor Reynolds, Loyola, Sr.

OF: Peter Solomon, Mount St. Joseph, Jr.

P: Joey Benitez, Archbishop Spalding, Sr.

P: Cody Morris, Reservoir, So.

P: Tyler Norcross, Bel Air, Sr.

UT: Zack Ridgely, Archbishop Curley, Jr.

 

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