2016 Under Armour All-America Baseball Game Roster Finalized
2016 UNDER ARMOUR ALL-AMERICA BASEBALL GAME ROSTER FINALIZED
Final sixteen players announced to play in Under Armour All-America Baseball Game at Wrigley Field on July 23rd
Baltimore, MD (July 7, 2016) – Today, Under Armour® and Baseball Factory have released the final wave of players who have earned spots on this year’s All-America Baseball Team. These elite athletes will join a select group of talented competitors at the iconic Wrigley Field on Saturday, July 23, where they will play in the ninth annual Under Armour All-America Baseball Game.
The Under Armour All-America game is the final event in a four-day baseball showcase reserved for high school players who have proved to be some of the nation’s rising stars. The Under Armour All-America Game provides these athletes with a once-in-a-lifetime experience where they will work with top coaching staff including some of the game’s best former players such as Bill Ripken, Wes Helms, Tim Hudson and Eric Milton. During the week, athletes will participate in a formal workout in front of Major League Baseball (MLB) scouts, and partake in a home-run derby. The game itself pits the American and National teams against each other, where the players will showcase their skills in front of thousands of fans.
Below are the most recent players committed to compete in the 2016 Under Armour All-America Game:
Shane Baz—RHP, 6’3, 190, Concordia Lutheran, Cypress, TX
Joe Boyle—RHP, 6’6, 225, North Oldham, Goshen, KY
Triston Casas—IF, 6’4, 240, American Heritage, Pembroke Pines, FL
Ricardo de la Torre—IF, 6’2, 175, Puerto Rico Baseball Academy, Juana Diaz, PR
Mason Doolittle—C, 6’3, 210, Jupiter High School, Jupiter, FL
Jake Eder—LHP, 6’4, 215, Atlantic High School, Ocean Ridge, FL
Jacob Heatherly—LHP, 6’3, 210, Cullman High School, Cullman, AL
Ben Jordan—RHP, 6’9, 220, West Carter County High School, Olive Hill, KY
Andrew Papantonis—IF, 6’1, 190, Delbarton High School, Glen Gardner, NJ
Sam Praytor—C, 5’10, 205, Helena High School, Helena, AL
Heliot Ramos—OF, 6’2, 185, San Juan, PR
Hunter Ruth—RHP, 6’2, 187, F.W. Buchholz High School, Gainesville, FL
Alex Scherff—RHP, 6’3, 205, Prestonwood Christian High School, Colleyville, TX
Caleb Sloan—RHP, 6’3, 215, Regis Jesuit High School, Centennial, CO
Christopher Troye—C, 6’4, 215, Heritage High School, Brentwood, CA
Drew Waters—OF, 6’2, 180, Etowah High School, Woodstock, GA
Since the game’s inception in 2008, 71 Under Armour All-Americans have been selected in the first round of the MLB Draft. Thirty-eight former All-Americans were selected in total this year, including 11 first round picks, bringing the overall number since the start of the Under Armour All-America Baseball Game to 250 selections.
For the seventh consecutive year, MLB Network will air the Under Armour All-America Baseball Game live at 4pm EST with MLB Network’s Paul Severino and MLB.com draft and prospect expert Jim Callis on the call. The broadcast will also be simulcast on MLB.com. Viewers can find MLB Network in their area by visiting www.MLBNetwork.com. For the full roster and more information on the 2016 Under Armour All-America Baseball Game, powered by Baseball Factory, please visit www.baseballfactory.com/AllAmerica.
About Under Armour, Inc.
Under Armour (NYSE: UA, UA.C), the originator of performance footwear, apparel and equipment, revolutionized how athletes across the world dress. Designed to make all athletes better, the brand’s innovative products are sold worldwide to athletes at all levels. The Under Armour Connected Fitness™ platform powers the world’s largest digital health and fitness community through a suite of applications: UA Record, MapMyFitness, Endomondo and MyFitnessPal. The Under Armour global headquarters is in Baltimore, Maryland. For further information, please visit the Company’s website at www.uabiz.com.
About Baseball Factory, Inc.
Baseball Factory has developed programs to provide players with world-class instruction and life-changing experiences, which when combined, lead to future success both on and off the field. Baseball Factory holds over 600 events nationwide each year in all 50 states and over 150 cities. We pride ourselves on giving families an unbiased assessment of where they stand against other players nationwide. Baseball Factory events have featured more than 400 players who have played or are currently playing in the Majors and over 75,000 players have gone on to play at the college level. 100% of Division I, 98% of Division II and 98% of Division III programs have at least one Baseball Factory alumnus on their roster. Learn more at www.baseballfactory.com.