2018 Player Bios
Jordan, a native of Madison, Alabama, is a rising sophomore at Mississippi State. Jordan graduated from James Clemens High School, where he was the 16th ranked outfielder in the country and No. 2 in the state,
Drafted in the 40th round by the Texas Rangers, Jordan ultimately committed to Mississippi State and studies kinesiology. In high school, he was a 2017 Rawlings-Perfect game first team All-American and made the Southeast-All Region first team. In addition to baseball, Jordan also played basketball and track and field.
Tanner grew up in Decatur, Alabama and is a rising sophomore at Auburn University where he is majoring in interdisciplinary studies.
In high school, Tanner was a five-year letter winner and a four-time all-state performer, being named Alabama’s Mr. Baseball and Gatorade Player of the Year in 2017. Baseball America ranked the righty the No. 38 overall prospect leading up to last year’s draft, where the New York Yankees selected him in the 37th round.
Tanner’s dad, Mike, played in the Houston Astro’s organization.
A lefty pitcher drafted in the 39th round by the Chicago Cubs, AJ decided to go to Washington State where he is a sophomore.
The Bellevue, Washington native made seven starts for the Cougars in 16 appearances, recording 28 strikeouts in 32.2 innings pitched. He graduated from Newport High School in Bellevue, where he struck out 58 in 44.1 innings pitched and hit .313 at the plate. He also lettered twice in basketball.
AJ will look to continue his improvement with the Falmouth Commodores, as he adds a tall lefty body to the Commodores’ pitching staff.
Matthew is a pitcher for the Rice University Owls as a sophomore out of Carroll High School in Southlake, Texas. He started his Division 1 career ranked No. 1 and 27 in Conference USA and NCAA, respectively, in strikeouts with 111. He also led the league with the fewest hits allowed per 9.0 innings at 6.28, and started in all 17 of his appearances.
Matthew made history when he recorded three consecutive double-digit strikeout games. He also held opposing hitters to a .200 batting average in the postseason.
He will be a staple in the Commodores pitching staff and hopes to add the experience of postseason success to the team this summer.
Cameron is a sophomore infielder for the University of Arizona. He grew up in Glendale, Arizona where he went to Mountain Ridge High School, making both the Honor Roll and First-Team All-State. As a senior, Cameron batted .353 with six home runs, and that consistency translated to his freshman year in college where he started in 27 games and hit at a .274 clip.
Cameron was drafted by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 21st round of the 2016 MLB Draft, but chose to go to Arizona because of “the history and coaching staff”. Cameron is looking to improve on his solid freshman year, hoping to turn heads in his sophomore season and in his tenure with the Falmouth Commodores.
Trei is a highly touted switch-hitting infielder out of Episcopal High School in Houston, Texas.
A rising sophomore at Rice University, where his father and uncle also played, Trei was drafted by the Houston Astros in 33rd round of the draft.
He brings summer league experience to the Commodores having played summer ball in the California Collegiate League last year, where he hit .322 with 39 hits and 19 stolen bases in 35 games. In his senior year of high school, Trei batted .460 with 30 RBIs and 22 stolen bases, leading his team to a 24–9 record and a conference title.
Hayden is a multisport athlete out of Teurlings Catholic High School in Lafayette, Louisiana, where he was the top shortstop in the state and starting quarterback at his high school. He was the first-ever Teurlings Catholic player to be drafted out of high school when he was picked in the 40th round by the New York Yankees.
A uniquely skilled shortstop, Hayden followed in his dad’s footsteps playing baseball at the University of Louisiana-Lafayette, and he plans to major in kinesiology.
Logan is the starting shortstop for Clemson University and burst onto the Atlantic Coast Conference scene as the No. 4 ranked freshman in terms of home runs. He was also named a first-team freshman All-American by D1 Baseball and Perfect Game after hitting .286 with 56 runs, 12 home runs, and 41 RBIs.
Logan was drafted out of high school in the 30th round by the Philadelphia Phillies. He grew up in Charlotte, North Carolina, attended Providence High School, and was named the North Carolina Gatorade Player of the Year and an All-American his senior year.
William is a talented right-handed pitcher who will be joining the Commodores for his second season. In 10 regular season appearances last summer, he recorded a 1.28 ERA with 12 strikeouts over 14 innings, adding 1.2 scoreless innings during the postseason.
He attends Ole Miss and grew up in Lilburn, Georgia, graduating from Parkview High School. Williams was the 49th best prospect in the country and was drafted by the Seattle Mariners in the 35th round of the 2016 MLB draft. William will look to bring his experience and talent back to the Commodores in the search of a title.
Tyler is a right-handed pitcher at the University of Florida. An outstanding high school talent, he was named the All-Area Player of the Year by the Bradenton Herald after going 6–1 with a 0.38 ERA as a senior. He helped lead Florida to a College World Series championship last season, allowing just one run in 14.1 innings in the postseason. He had a great performance in the clinching game, going six innings allowing just on earned run in only his second career start.
Tyler is hoping to repeat his stellar performance both with the Gators and with the Commodores this summer.
A Canadian-born utility player, Edouard grew up in Quebec City, attended Cardinal-Roy Secondary School, and was a member of the Canadian Junior National Team.
Edouard is a switch hitter and was considered a top Canadian prospect since he was 15 years old. He is a freshman infielder/outfielder at Auburn University where he is majoring in international business.
He was drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 37th round of the 2017 MLB draft. He will look to bring his international tournament experience and baseball utility to the Commodores this summer.
Logan is a sophomore outfielder/DH at Texas A&M where he studies construction science. He has appeared in 52 games for the Aggies with 44 starts, tallying a batting average of .280 with a .489 slugging percentage, six homeruns, and 24 RBIs.
Logan grew up in Lincoln, Nebraska, and attended Lincoln Southwest High School where he was a four-year letter winner for baseball and also played football.
He plans to take over his dad’s business, Cornhusker Heating and Air, and loves to hunt and hang out with his friends. He hit a stunning .452 as a senior in high school, and he will look to keep his success at the plate going with the Commodores over the summer.
Austin, a Florida native and graduate of Willingston High School, is a rising sophomore at the University of Florida.
Out of high school, he was ranked as the No. 5 outfielder in the state and the No. 19 outfielder in the nation.
A dual threat at the plate and on the mound, he hit .238 in his freshman season with four home runs and 26 RBIs, while compiling a 3.71 ERA in seven pitching appearances. He was named to the 2017 College World Series All-Tournament Team after slugging .556 in six CWS games. He was also named a second-team freshman All-American. This will be Austin’s second season with the Commodores.
Brent is a 5’11” left-handed pitcher from Nokomis, Florida, where he went to Venice High School and served as a senior captain of the baseball team.
He helped lead his high school to multiple state championships, batting .480 and pitching a 0.80 ERA. Brent was in the National Honor Society in high school, which translated directly to Georgetown, where he was named to the Big East All-Academic Team last year. Now a sophomore at Georgetown, Brent made 18 appearances last year and did not allow a run in eight of his first nine appearances.
Jack is a rising sophomore at Stanford University. He was the top pitcher at Nevada’s Bishop Gorman High School in the 2016 class and the No. 2 player in the state according to Perfect Game.
He made four appearances for the Cardinal in 2017, tallying four strikeouts. Little was named first-team All-State his junior and senior years in high school and led Bishop Gorman to regional and state championships in 2015.
A 31st-round pick by the San Francisco Giants in 2016 out of Barrington, New Jersey, Adam found a top spot in Duke University’s pitching rotation in 2017 and became the first Blue Devils freshman to be a weekend starter since 2011.
He tied for the team lead with four wins while striking out 48 batters in 55.1 innings. He was also listed at No. 63 on Perfect Game’s List of top 100 sophomores to start the 2018 season.
Carmen is a freshman at the University of South Carolina. Perfect Game rated him as the top high school prospect in South Carolina in 2017, earning him honorable mention All-American status. He was also a top-500 prospect in the 2017 draft according to Baseball America.
A graduate of Hilton Head High School, Carmen was named all-state first team and the Division 4A player of the year. He is majoring in sports and entertainment management.
Nick is a sophomore at Sam Houston State. He served as the team’s closer in 2017, tying the school record of 13 saves, including three in the NCAA Lubbock Regional at the College World Series. Over the course of the season, Nick posted a 3.38 ERA and struck out 32 in 29.1 innings.
At Klein Collins High School in Houston, Texas, he was a member of four straight district championship teams and was named first-team All-District in both his junior and senior seasons.
A sophomore out of Rancho Cucamonga, California, Logan entered Cal Baptist as one of the top two-way high school players in the state. In his senior year, he was named Baseline League MVP, First Team All-CIF, First Team All-Area, and First Team All-League. He posted a 1.89 ERA in 12 starts while hitting .425 and driving in 21 runs.
As a freshman Cal Baptist, Logan tallied four wins and 43 strikeouts in 61.2 innings. He is majoring in exercise science.
As TCU sophomore right-hander out of Lake Forest, Illinois, Cal made an immediate impact as a Horned Frog, posting a 1.59 ERA in 23 appearances his freshman year. He was a 2016 Rawlings-Perfect Game 3rd-team All-American as well as a 1st-team USA Today All-USA Illinois his senior year of high school, finishing with a 2.31 ERA in 61 innings. He is looking to help TCU get back to the College World Series in 2018.
A redshirt sophomore at Murray State, Davis was the top third basemen coming out of high school in Kentucky and the 20th player overall. He hit .426 with three home runs and 19 RBIs his senior year at St. Mary’s High School.
After his first year at Murray State, he was named a freshman All-American by Perfect Game and was the Ohio Valley Conference 2017 Rookie of the Year, hitting .363 with 35 RBIs in conference play.
TJ is a sophomore at the University of Missouri, where he was named to the All-SEC freshman team after an outstanding 2017 season. In 79.1 innings, he compiled 81 strikeouts while going 8–2. He led the SEC in with 5.9 hits per nine innings and a 0.88 WHIP, the latter of which was ninth-best in the country. He was the only freshman listed on Perfect Game’s midseason All-American first team.
Spencer is a freshman at Clemson University. Baseball America ranked him as the No. 3 freshman in the Atlantic Coast Conference prior to the start of 2018, and Perfect Game rated him the No. 28 freshman prospect in the entire nation.
He was drafted in the 35th round out of Christian Academy High School of Knoxville, Tennessee, by the Cleveland Indians. As a high school senior, he was named Tennessee’s Mr. Baseball and Gatorade Player of the Year. One of the hardest throwers in the NCAA, Spencer throws in the mid-90’s with his fastball, topping out at 97 MPH. He is majoring in sports communication.
Mitchell, a 6’9” freshman at Oklahoma State University, was a gold medalist on USA Baseball’s 18U national team in 2016. In his senior year at Deer Creek High School in Edmond, Oklahoma, he went 8–2 with a 2.33 ERA and 91 strikeouts in 51 innings.
He was named both an Under Armour All-American and a Perfect Game All-American. He is majoring in finance at Ok State.
After being selected in the 27th round by the Toronto Blue Jays in 2017, Sam elected to attend Clemson University. Perfect Game ranks him as the 11th best freshman in the Atlantic Coast Conference, as well as the 23rd best freshman in the nation entering 2018.
He was an East Michigan All Star his senior year at Howell High School and was named Michigan’s Mr. Baseball. He is experienced both on the mound, where he tops out at 90 MPH, and at the plate, where he posted a .345 average as a senior.
Stanford Bioengineering Major and catcher, Maverick Handley, is 5’10 and grew up in Lakewood, Colorado. Maverick came off of an impressive freshman year, where he started 35 games as catcher in which Stanford went 28–7. He hit .257 with 13 RBI’s, 26 runs, and 10 doubles. During his sophomore season, Maverick showed off his cannon of an arm, throwing out 5-of-9 stolen base attempts and looks to continue his development as a play caller behind the plate with the Falmouth Commodores this summer.
A 35th round draft pick in 2017 by the New York Yankees, Steven is a freshman at Auburn University. Perfect Game ranked him as the No. 3 catcher in the nation as a senior at Deerfield-Windsor High School. He was named both an Under Armour All-American as a junior, when he posted a .504 average with 11 home runs, and a Perfect Game All-American as a senior, hitting .493 with seven home runs. He played for USA Baseball’s 15U National Team as well as the 17U Development Team.
Patrick attends Holy Cross College and is a right-handed pitcher from Wellesley, Massachusetts. As a reliever in 2016–17, he pitched in 26 total games, tallying 53 innings of work and 49 strikeouts. A graduate of St. Sebastian’s, he was named All-Independent League as both a junior and a senior, was a 2014 Perfect Game Underclass Honorable Mention, posted a career 12–4 record with a 2.16 ERA, and recorded 196 strikeouts in 148 innings pitched.
Jake, a native of Littleton, Colorado, is a graduate of Thunder Ridge High School, where he was named a 2016 Rawlings-Perfect Game Honorable Mention All-American and the Colorado 5A Baseball Player of the Year as a senior, producing a 1.28 ERA in 60.1 innings. As a freshman at TCU, he rolled to a 4–0 record in 18 appearances, striking out 38 batters in 37.2 innings of work. An outstanding student, he was also named a member of the 2017 Big 12 Academic All-Rookie Team.
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CJ, a freshman at Florida State, was a 19th round pick out of Steinbrenner High School in Florida. As a high school senior, he went 5–1 with a 0.73 ERA and 56 strikeouts in 38.1 innings, earning him first team All-America honors and leading his team to the 8A State Championship. He competed with USA Baseball’s 18U National Team that won the gold medal in 2016.
Will is a Sophomore outfielder for the Kansas State Wildcats. Last Summer, he played for the Anchorage Glacier Pilots in the Alaska Baseball League and was named an Alaska League All-Star after hitting .295 in 41 games with the team. Will also made four appearances on the mound, ending the season with a 3.95 ERA. As a Freshman, Will earned two Freshman All-American honors, and was named Second Team All-Big 12. The Stilwell, Kansas native is looking to continue his success as he joins the Falmouth Commodores in hopes to win a championship this summer.
Austin, a graduate of River City High School in California, is a right-handed pitcher for Sacramento State University. In his freshman year with the Hornets, he made 14 starts, posting a 4–1 record, holding left-handed batters to 18-for-89 (.202). He recorded a 3.65 ERA in the Western Athletic Conference, helping the team advance to the conference championship with a stellar performance in the semifinal, allowing just one run over six innings. He is majoring in kinesiology.
Jordan is a 6’3” sophomore out of Zionsville, Indiana, and he serves as an infielder and pitcher for the Dayton Flyers. Son of Kyle and Lisa Cox, Jordan received 2016 Zionsville HS Athletic Mental Attitude Award and the 2016 Zionsville HS Coaches Scholarship Award, in high school. Now, he is a Finance major at Dayton and looking to build off of a strong freshman year where he led the team with 4 saves and allowed just one hit in the month of May over 4 appearances. Jordan looks to bring his athletic and mental versatility to the Falmouth Commodores this summer.