Kellogg tops Canuck NCAA prospect list


* LHP Ryan Kellogg (Whitby, Ont.) is rated 129th on Perfect Game Scouting Service’s top 200 combined list of high schoolers and collegians. He’s the top Canuck collegian, one of 12 prospects for this June and one of 16 for the next three drafts. …. 


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By Bob Elliott

No less than 16 Canadians were named to the Baseball America and Perfect Game pre-season scouting service top prospects reports.

The conference-by conference break down of prospects mentioned 12 Canucks for this June, two for 2016 and two for 2017.

Since the Blue Jays signed free-agent Russell Martin (Montreal, Que.) they lost their first-round pick.

The Jays do acquire a compensation pick for the loss of Melky Cabrera, who joined the Chicago White Sox.

So Toronto’s first pick with be 29th over-all. Then the Jays will pick 56th and 91st in the first three rounds (105 selections).

Hoping to make an impression this spring before the June 8-10 draft — the best of the 117 playing NCAA ball (just under 700 playing college ball south of the border in all):

INF Daniel Pinero (Toronto, Ont.) of the Virginia Cavilers. An Ontario Blue Jays grad he played for coach Danny Bleiwas.

RHP Jake Marks (Bright’s Grove, Ont.) of the Maine Black Bears. A former Sarnia Braves under coach Jim Bigras, he was drafted by the New jake marksYork Mets in the 28th round in 2012.

INF-C Cole Peragine (Belle Ewart, Ont.) of the Stony Brook Seawolves. He’s a former Ontario Terriers infielder who played for coach Scott Van de Valk.

INF Johnny Caputo (Toronto, Ont.) of Stony Brook. Caputo played for coach Ryan McBride and the Toronto Mets.

2B-RHP Michael Foster (Pickering, Ont.) of the Northeastern Huskies. Foster played for Bleiwas and the Ontario Blue Jays.

3B Connor Panas (Toronto, Ont.) of the Canisius Griffs. Panas played for the Mets and coach McBride.

OF Brett Siddall (Windsor, Ont.) of Canisius. Siddall played for coaches Chris Soulliere and Joe Siddall the Windsor Selects.

RHP Devon Stewart (Maple Ridge, BC) of Canisius. Stewart pitched for coaches Jamie Bodoly and Doug Mathieson with the Langley Blaze.

jordon mountfourdOF Jordan Mountford (Guelph, Ont.) Bryant Bulldogs. Mountford played for coach Danny Thompson and the Terriers.

LHP Ryan Kellogg (Whitby, Ont.) of the Arizona State Sun Devils. He pitched for Rob Butler and Rick Butler’s Ontario Prospects.

RP J.D. Moore (Mississauga, Ont.) of the South Dakota Jackrabbits. Moore used to pitch for Bleiwas and the Ontario Blue Jays.

1B Brendan Hendriks (Cochrane, Alta.) of the San Francisco Diamond Dons. Hendriks is a former Vauxhall Academy Jet for coach Les McTavish.

Looking ahead to 2016 …

OF Toby Handley (Whitby, Ont.) of Stony Brook, a former Terrier who played for Van de Valk.toby handly

RHP Cal Quantrill (Port Hope, Ont.) of the Stanford Cardinal. Quantrill is a former Terrier who pitched for Van de Valk.

And down the road to 2017 ….

3B Mitchell Robinson (Cloverdale, BC) of the Florida International Panthers. He played for Bodoly and Mathieson with Langley and was selected in the 22nd round by the Miami Marlins in 2014.

RHP Zach Pop (Brampton, Ont.) of the Kentucky Wildcats. Pop pitched for the Ontario Blue Jays and Bleiwas.

Baseball America Top Prospects
2015 Draft
1. Michael Matuella, rhp Duke
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Perfect Game Top Prospects
1. Michael Matuella, rhp, Duke
17. Daniel Pinero, ss, Virginia

America East
BA Top Prospects
1. Tyler Honahan, lhp Stony Brook
9. Jacob Marks, rhp Maine

PG Top Prospects
1. Tyler Honahan, lhp, Stony Brook
2. Cole Peragine, inf, Stony Brookcole peragine
6. Johnny Caputo, inf, Stony Brook

1. Stephen Woods, rhp, Albany
3. Toby Handley, of, Stony Brook

Colonial Conference
PG Top Prospects
1. Carl Wise, 3b, College of Charleston
2. Michael Foster, ss/rhp, Northeastern

Conference USA
PG Top Prospects
1. Garrett Cave, rhp, Florida International
MitchellRobinson5. Mitchell Robinson, 3b, Florida International

Metro Atlantic
BA Top Prospects
1. Connor Panas, 3b Canisius
2. Devon Stewart, rhp Canisius
3. Brett Siddall, of Canisius

PG Top Prospects
1. Connor Panas, inf, Canisius
2. Devon Stewart, rhp, Canisius
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Northeast Conference
BA Top Prospects
1. Kyle Wilcox, rhp Bryant
7. Jordan Mountford, of Bryant

Pac-12 Conference
BA Top Prospects
1. James Kaprielian, rhp UCLA
9. Ryan Kellogg, lhp Arizona State

1. Cal Quantrill, rhp Stanford

PG Top Prospects
1. James Kaprelian, rhp, UCLA
10. Ryan Kellogg, lhp, Arizona State

1. Cal Quantrill, rhp, Stanford

Southeastern Conference
PG Top Prospects
1. J.J. Schwarz, c, Florida
6. Zachary Pop, rhp, Kentucky

Summit League
Top Prospects
1. Guillermo Trujillo, rhp, Oral Roberts
jd moore2. J.D. Moore, rhp, South Dakota State

West Coast Conference
PG Top Prospects
1. Gio Brusa, of, Pacific
13. Brendan Hendriks, 1b, San Francisco