Bradenton, Fla - Perfect Game USA released their ranking of the top Junior College baseball prospects. Six Manatees earned recognition amongst the top fifty players in the nation.
Brendon Little, left-handed pitcher, is ranked as the second best prospect. He is joined in the top ten by fellow pitcher, Jackson Tetreault. Tetreault has committed to University of South Florida and Little has committed to Liberty University.
Shortstop, Austin James, of Valrico, Florida is ranked twelfth. Jaren Shelby, an outfielder from Lexington, Kentucky, is ranked just one position below at the thirteenth spot. The two are the highest ranked freshman in the nation.
Ryan Karstetter, infielder, is ranked thirtieth. He has committed to Florida Atlantic University. Jordan Gubleman, right handed pitcher, rounds out the list at the thirty-sixth position.
The Manatees open the 2017 season Janaury 27th in Ft. Myers, Florida.