RHP, Cincinnati Reds
Originally from Los Angeles, CA, Jon attended Pepperdine University and was selected in the 4th round of the 2012 draft by the Reds. With advanced pitching feel, two breaking balls, and impressive fastball command, Jon has moved quickly through the system and arrived in the Major Leagues in 2015.
OF, Milwaukee Brewers
Drafted in the 5th round by Milwaukee in 2011 from Leander High School in Leander, TX, Michael has continued to hit and reach base at an extremely high rate since signing as an 18-year-old. Known for a blend of speed, consistent hard contact, and excellent defense, Michael reached the majors with the Brewers at 22 years old in 2015, garnering all-star selections along the way.
OF, Chicago White Sox
A graduate of Carroll High School in Corpus Christi, TX, "Hawk" was selected in the 1st round (13th overall) in the 2012 Major League Baseball draft. Blessed with top-of-the-scale power and athleticism, Courtney draws comparisons to elite power hitters as he continues to climb through the White Sox system.
2B, Milwaukee Brewers
Drafted and signed out of Lufkin High School in Lufkin, TX in 2011, Chris has continued to hit at every level and was selected to the Florida State League All Star team in 2015. With an intriguing package of speed and power, Chris has his best days ahead of him as he continues to make his way to the major leagues.
OF, Colorado Rockies
Dillon was selected and signed by the Rockies from Westbury Christian High School (Houston, TX) in the 4th round of the 2011 major league draft, foregoing a scholarship at Texas A&M University. With an ability to play multiple positions on the diamond and a natural feel to drive the baseball, Dillon draws comparisons to a young David Justice as he makes his way up the ladder in the Colorado system.
OF, Seattle Mariners
The 6th round selection of the Seattle Mariners in 2013 from Sweeny High School (Sweeny, TX), Corey has elite-level raw power to all fields and enough defensive versatility to play behind the plate as well as the corner OF positions. Making his way through the minor league system with Seattle, Corey continues to take steps forward as he makes his mark felt at every stop.
SS, Toronto Blue Jays
A two sport athlete at both Everett High School and Brown University, Matt spent several summers in the Cape Cod League before signing with the Blue Jays. Matt unfortunately had his playing career cut short by injury and now works for New Balance in their baseball division as one of their lead representatives designing and building a continually evolving product line for better performance on the field.
2B, Texas Rangers
Leon Byrd was born in Houston in 1994. He attended Cypress Ranch High School where he batted .420 and drove in 22 runs to lead the Mustangs to the 2012 state title during his senior year. His successful senior year led to many accolades including first-team all-state honors by the Texas High School Coaches Association and Texas Sports Writers, first team all-Greater Houston selection by the Houston Chronicle, and first team Rawlings ALL-REGION.
Leon was selected in the 25th round of the MLB Draft to the New York Mets, but instead opted to attend Rice University. At Rice, Leon saw significant playing time, and by his senior year he started 51 out of 59 games at shortstop. Leon was drafted in the 10th round by the Texas Rangers in the 2015 MLB Draft. He played for the Spokane Indians in 2015 and headed to spring training in 2016 with the Rangers after spending the offseason expanding his versatility and learning to drive the baseball to all fields with his lower half. Leon reminds executives of former major leaguer Tony Phillips.
OF, St. Louis Cardinals
CJ McElroy is the son of former Major Leaguer Chuck McElroy, who had a professional stint that lasted for 12 seasons. The League City native was drafted out of Clear Creek High School in the 3rd round of the 2011 MLB Draft to the St. Louis Cardinals.
The speedy outfielder nabbed 39 stolen bases in 2015 with the Palm Beach Cardinals (HiA). CJ is a top prospect in the Cardinals system and has also been recognized as their fastest prospect for consecutive years. CJ started the 2016 season with the AA Springfield Cardinals.