Back

Long Recruiting Process Ends At Eastern For Stoakes


Bruce Hefflinger
PBR Michigan Senior Writer

Follow @pbrmichigan

To view Class of 2018 Rankings, click here.
To view Class of 2019 Rankings, click here.
To view Class of 2020 Rankings, click here.
To view Class of 2021 Rankings, click here.

Interested in improving your profile with high school game video? Click here to see how.

Interested in attending a PBR Michigan event? Check out our schedule by clicking here.

To view all things related to the 2018 Spring High School Baseball Season, click here.

Long Recruiting Process Ends At Eastern For Stoakes

Braedon Stoakes OF / RHP / Grand Ledge, MI / 2019

GRAND LEDGE - The dream of playing Division I college baseball has been met. But for Braedon Stoakes, it’s just a start.

“It means a lot,” Stoakes said about making a commitment to Eastern Michigan. “I see it as a little trophy for all the hard work I’ve put in up to now. But I’ve got to keep working. It’s a little goal now, but I’ve always wanted to get to the bigger goal.”

The route to professional baseball for the 12th-rated player in the state’s 2019 class will go through EMU after a long recruiting process.

“They began seeing me at a PBR event at Eastern Michigan,” Stoakes said in reference to the 2017 Top Prospect Games. “They followed me with the Diamonds. I ended up taking a visit and I liked what I saw. Their practice was ran well and they have new upcoming facilities. A new coaching staff was also a big plus with me.”

There is also the opportunity to both pitch and play outfield for the incoming Grand Ledge senior, who was also getting interest from Western Michigan.

Premium Content Area

This article is only available to PBRPlus Subscribers. If you wish to continue reading this article:

CLICK HERE to login
OR
CLICK HERE to purchase a PBRPlus Subscription