2015 Team Preview: Medford

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By Dennis Healy and Dylan Hefflinger
Massachusetts Scouting Director and Editor in Chief

From now until the start of the 2015 season, Prep Baseball Report Massachusetts will bring you in-depth team previews throughout the entire state. If your coach has not filled out the survey please have him do so through this link.

Along with the team previews, the 2015 Team Rankings will be releasing sometime late February and we hope to bring a Q&A session to discuss the rankings.

Also, we will be releasing the preseason All Massachusetts Teams sometime in early March.

2015 Team Preview: Medford

School Name: Medford
Coaches Name/Record:
MIke Nestor, 53-31
2014 Record: 14-6
Conference: GBL
Conference Record/Finish: 4-2 tied for first

Postseason Accomplishments:

  • Winning 1st round D1 Tourney game vs Haverhill in 2013
  • Winning back-to-back League Championships in 2013-14

Key Players Lost From 2014:

  • Dave Center- 1B- Southern Maine
  • Ryan Colbert- P- Bridgewater State
  • Eric Spinale- P

Number of Returning Starters/Pitchers: 6/4

Strengths of Team:

  • Hardworking
  • Team camaraderie
  • Mix of seniors and underclassmen
  • Smart Baseball IQ Players
  • Great bunch of student athletes

Weaknesses of Team:

  • Pitching Depth
  • Middle Infield Depth
  • Inexperienced outfield

Top Prospects in Class of 2015:

  • Dom Ramasci- SS- 2B in college.
  • Mike Eggitto- 3B/DH- Hitter!
  • Andrew Cronin- 2B- Works at his game - grinder that plays hard.

Top Prospects in Class of 2017:

  • Mike Center- P - Co-MVP last season as a freshman- High ceiling - Good college prospect.
  • Nick Rath- C- will catch the next three years- works at his game - college prospect.

Top Prospects in Class of 2018:

  • Harry Welch- LHP- 6-foot, potential to be very good
  • Gino Desimone- Corner INF- Monster- Great Kid

Notable College/MLB Alumni:

  • Mike Pagliarulo- NY/Twins
  • Nick Tucci- UConn- Padres
  • Ben Waldrip- Jacksonville State- KC and the Rockies

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