2013 ALL-USA Minnesota Baseball Team

2013 ALL-USA Minnesota Baseball Team

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2013 ALL-USA Minnesota Baseball Team

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C/IF
Beau Fandel
Forest Lake
Senior
Nebraska signee made the MSHSBCA Class AAA All-State team and the MSHSL All-Tournament Team as Forest Lake fell 2-1 to eventual champ Mounds View in the state quarterfinals.

IF/P
Matt Fiedler
St. Paul Academy
Senior
The 5-foot-10 University of Minnesota recruit earned Class AA All-State honors after hitting .439 and posting a 0.54 ERA. He also threw a no-hitter.

IF/P
Luc Henke
Hill-Murray
Senior
A finalist for the Mr. Baseball Award as a senior, the 6-foot-1 righty manned third base when he wasn’t pitching. Henke and battery mate Travis Neubeck are committed to Air Force.

IF/P
Tyler Hanson
Burnsville
Senior
An All-State and All-Metro pick, Hanson hit .424 with two homers and 20 RBIs in the weather-shortened season. He has signed with Minnesota.

OF
Jason Samuelson
Senior
Iowa recruit — who is also a top hockey player — moved to the leadoff spot this year and was the key cog in the Eagles’ lineup. Two of the team’s three losses were one-run affairs against eventual AA champ Kasson-Mantorville.

OF/P
Matt Hopfner
Edina
Senior
Northwestern signee batted .483 in his final season to earn All-Metro honors. On the mound, the southpaw went 4-1 with a 1.27 ERA, striking out 20 in 33 innings of work.  

P/IF
Rob Mouton
Cretin-Derham Hall
Senior
Bradley commit hit .400 and posted a 0.86 ERA, garnering All-Metro honors from the Star Tribune and an

P/OF
Max Knutson
Mounds View (Arden Hills)
Senior
The Nebraska-bound southpaw guided the Mustangs to the Class AAA state title, tossing a four-hit shutout in the championship win over Rocori. He was named Star Tribune Metro Co-Player of the Year with Logan Shore.

P
John Pryor
Minnehaha Academy
Senior
Lefty dominated the competition in 2A, throwing a one-hitter and fanning 18 in another contest. One of seven finalists for Mr. Baseball, he has signed with Lipscomb.

UT
Logan Shore
Coon Rapids
Senior
The state’s Mr. Baseball and Gatorade Player of the Year, Shore led the Cardinals to the Class AAA semifinals, tossing a no-hitter in the quarterfinals. He was drafted by the Twins but is expected to play for Florida next season.

Honorable Mention

C: Travis Neubeck, Hill-Murray, Sr.

C: Matt Smith, Champlin Park, Sr.

IF: Dylan Dressel, Forest Lake, Sr.

IF: Jayden Prigge, Kasson-Mantorville, Jr.

P: Joe Martinson, Minnetonka, Sr.

P: Reed Pfannenstein, Rocori, Sr.

P: Sheldon Miks, Shakopee, Jr.

 

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