USA Baseball Signee Update

University of South Alabama head coach-in-waiting Mark Calvi has assembled a signing class being hailed as the best USA has had in the last two decades. Remembering all the major leaguers who have passed through in that time, this is high praise indeed. Here is an update on those players and how they are performing at their current schools.

Jarron Cito - RHP - 6'1,180 - Dayton State CC
8-4, 3.41 ERA, 14 GS, 90 H and 20 BB to 95 K's in 97.2 IP (WHIP = 1.13)

Jamie Dennis - RHP - 6'2,175 - Northwest Shoals JC
1-1, 1.83 ERA, 15 Sv in 22 App, 27 H and 8 BB to 43 K's in 34.1 IP, .216 OppBA

Chris Doyle - RHP - 5'11,170 - Northwest Florida St College
4-1, 3 Sv, 2.12 ERA, 15 App, 23 H and 12 BB to 27 K's in 29.2 IP, .204 OppBA

Andrew Fonzi – LHP – 5'10,165 – Gulf Coast CC – Panama City
5-2, 2 Sv, 2.43 ERA, 24 App, 58 H and 20 BB to 39 K in 55.2 IP, .272 OppBA (WHIP = 1.40)

Tyler Huffer - RHP - 6'2,195 - Arizona Western CC
4-4, 2.48 ERA, 46 H and 23 BB to 40 K's in 65.1 IP (WHIP = 1.06)

Anthony Izzio - RHP - 5'9,190 - Mississippi Gulf Coast CC
5-3, 2.97 ERA, 2 Sv, 9 GS, 64 H and 19 BB to 63 K's in 57.2 IP (WHIP = 1.44)

Jay Shafer - RHP - 6'1,186 - Hagerstown (Md ) CC
3-1, 4.88 ERA, 1 Sv, 30 H and 11 BB to 28 K's in 27.2 IP (It appears that Shafer is done pitching for the year and is now contributing as a hitter )

Ryan Wysocki - RHP - 6' ,180 - Navarro (Texas) College
(No available stats )

Kyle Kinman - L/L - LHP/OF - 5'10,160 - Butler (Kan ) CC
.367 BA, 13 2B, 2 3B, 6 HR, 43 RBI, 34 R in 147 AB,26 BB, 7 HBP, 19 K, 15-15 SBA
3-5, 3.94 ERA, 10 GS, 4 CG, 63 H and 25 BB to 55 K's in 59.1 IP (WHIP = 1.48) (Kinman's pitching numbers took a hit in his last start where he gave up 10 ER on 5+ innings)

Robby Campbell - INF/OF - R/R - 5'7,140 - Northwest Shoals CC
.363 BA, 6 2B, 3 3B, 37 RBI, 41 R, 26/27 SB in 157 AB, .403 OBP

Dustin "Bones" Dalkin - L/R - 1B - 6'5,210 - Gordon (Ga ) College
.420 BA, 12 2B, 1 3B, 9 HR, 44 RBI, 36 R, 15 BB, 6 HBP, 26 K in 131 AB, .733 SLG%

Spencer Dickinson – R – CF/INF – St Petersburg College
.384 BA, 12 2B, 4 3B, 1 HR, 36 RBI, 45 R in 198 AB, 32 BB and 7 HBP to 16 K, 17/25 SBA, 8 E

J.T. Files – R - C - 6' ,205 - Navarro (Texas) College
No available stats. In one recent game he was 3 for 3 with 2 HR and 5 RBIs. (In 2010 he hit .380 with 2 HR for Navarro)

Neil Hudson - 3B/OF - R/R - 5'11,170 – Alabama Southern CC
.250 BA, 6 H, 2 2B, 2 HR, 11 RBI, 5 R in 24 AB, .583 SLG Hudson is out for the rest of the year with a wrist injury. He will get a redshirt year.
(He hit .440 as a freshman with 6 HR and 42 RBI )

Cory Urquhart – SS – R – 5'10,170 – Bellevue (Wa ) CC
.258 BA, 1 2B, 4 RBI, 13 R 62 AB, 9 BB, 12 K, 4-4 SBA, .347 OBP (Wood Bat Conference)

Nick Zaharion - 1B/OF - R/R - 6'2,220 - Palm Beach St CC
.354, 11 2B, 1 3B, 6 HR, 27 RBI, 37 R in 147 AB

As the close of the season draws near, we will keep you updated on these players and any new ones who join the fold Hopefully the major league draft in June will not affect USA and this outstanding class to a great degree

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