Perfect Game Releases WCL Prospects List

Perfect Game released its top thirty WCL prospects list last week. Corvallis Knights junior southpaw Cameron Bishop of UC Irvine was rated the league’s top prospect with Cal Bear frosh right-hander Jared Horn of the Bellingham Bells being ranked #2. Horn was rated the WCL’s top prospect and Bishop #2 by Baseball America.

The list features 15 Pac-12 players,

Perfect Game Top 30

1. Cameron Bishop, Corvallis Knights (LHP), UC Irvine (Jr)
2. Jared Horn, Bellingham Bells (RHP), Cal (Fr)
3. Michael Toglia, Wenatchee AppleSox (1B), UCLA (Fr)
4. Kenyon Yovan, Cowlitz Black Bears (RHP), Oregon (Fr)
5. Willie MacIver, Walla Walla Sweets (C), Washington (So)
6. Joey Matulovich, Bellingham Bells (RHP), Cal (So)
7. Spencer Howard, Bellingham Bells (RHP), Cal Poly (So)
8. Parker McFadden, Cowlitz Black Bears (RHP), Washington State (So)
9. Christian Koss, Yakima Valley Pippins (2B), UC Irvine (Fr)
10. Hazahel Quijada, Corvallis Knights (LHP), UC Riverside (So)
11. Chris Murphy, Walla Walla Sweets (LHP), San Diego (Fr)
12. Louis Crow, Corvallis Knights (RHP), San Diego (Fr)
13. Chase Strumpf, Bellingham Bells (SS), UCLA (Fr)
14. Will McAffer, Victoria HarbourCats (RHP), South Dakota State (So)
15. Bobby Ay, Walla Walla Sweets (RHP), Cal Poly (So)
16. Easton Lucas, Walla Walla Sweets (LHP), Pepperdine (So)
17. Ben Baird, Walla Walla Sweets (SS), Washington (Fr)
18. Carter Aldrete, Bend Elks (INF), Arizona State (Fr)
19. Mitchell Morimoto, Yakima Valley Pippins (OF), Arizona (Jr)
20. Cameron Cannon, Victoria HarbourCats (SS), Arizona (Fr)
21. Chase Kaplan, Corvallis Knights (LHP), Kansas (Jr)
22. Austin Shenton, Bellingham Bells (OF), Washington (Fr)
23. Jack Stronach, Kitsap BlueJackets (3B), UCLA (Fr)
24. Zach Draper, Yakima Valley Pippins (LHP), College of Idaho (Sr)
25. Scott Ogrin, Corvallis Knights (INF), Cal Poly (Fr)
26. Bryce Peterson, Kitsap BlueJackets (OF), Central Florida (Jr)
27. Ryley Widell, Corvallis Knights (LHP), Central Arizona College (So)
28. Shane Hanon, Bellingham Bells (OF), Edmonds CC (So)
29. Kyle Nobach, Corvallis Knights (OF), Oregon State (Sr)
30. Zak Taylor, Corvallis Knights (C), Oregon State (So)

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The West Coast League is the premier summer collegiate baseball league west of the Mississippi. The 12-year-old, 11-team, professionally operated wood-bat league located in the beautiful Pacific Northwest features pro prospects from major conferences across the nation and an unparalleled history out west of great fan and player experiences in addition to the best summer weather in North America. In 2016, 88 players with WCL experience were selected in the MLB June draft, and more than 230 WCL alums have appeared in affiliated professional baseball this summer including 27 in the major leagues, such as 2015 home-run leader Chris Davis (Baltimore), 2015 NL Rookie of the Year runner-up Matt Duffy (Tampa Bay) and rising star pitchers Matt Andriese (Tampa Bay), Matt Boyd (Detroit) and James Paxton (Seattle). Overall member attendance exceeded 400,000 in 2015.