South Florida Collegiate Baseball League

    2019 SFCBL Top 20 MLB Draft Prospects

    Date:08/25/2019   Source:South Florida Collegiate Baseball League  

    Year Established: 2011 States Represented: Florida Number of Teams: 10 Regular Season Champion (best overall record): Ft. Lauderdale Knights (30-13) Postseason Champion: West Boca Snappers (29-13) No. 1 Prospect, 2018: Ryan Watson, RHP, Pompano Beach (Auburn University) First 2018 Player Selected in 2019 Draft: Luis Guererro, OF, Ft. Lauderdale (Miami-Dade College/Astros, 8th Round) Player ...


    2019 Yearly Awards & Honors Announced

    Date:08/09/2019   Source:South Florida Collegiate Baseball League  

    2019 SFCBL MVP – Derek Cartaya (West Boca Snappers/Florida International University) The 2-time SFCBL Champion returns for his 2nd summer in the SFCBL once again having an outstanding season despite a back-injury side lining him for 2 weeks. Cartaya led the league in average this season hitting .395 with 19 runs and 14 stolen bases. Defensively he has a secure glove with smooth hands and qu...


    Snappers Win 2019 SFCBL Championship

    Date:07/22/2019   Source:South Florida Collegiate Baseball League  

    The West Boca Snappers have won their second consecutive SFCBL Championship after defeating the Ft. Lauderdale Knights twice on Sunday at Little Fenway in Delray Beach.  Ross Maertz (Adelphi University) had the game winning 3 run home run in Game 1 which was a no doubter over the Green Monster in left-field.  Gus Carter (Florida Gulf Coast University) was the winning pitcher going 6 inni...


    2019 Raffle Drawing

    Date:07/21/2019   Source:South Florida Collegiate Baseball League  

    Congrats to the following winners of the 2019 SFCBL Raffle Fundraiser that was held this Sunday July 21st at Little Fenway in Delray Beach during the Championship Series.  The winners are: 5th Prize:  Linda Csom of Mattawan, MI 4th Prize: Kevin St. Clair of Avon, OH 3rd Prize: The Medoro Family of Lake Worth, FL 2nd Prize: Diane Rogers of Mt Pleasant, SC 1st Prize: Justin Einstein o...


    2019 Playoff Preview

    Date:07/18/2019   Source:South Florida Collegiate Baseball League  

    The most energetic and intense part of the season is upon us as the 2019 SFCBL playoffs commence tomorrow July 19th at Little Fenway in Delray Beach.  The Pokers, Diamond Ducks & Clippers all ended in a 3-way tie with overall records of 18-20.  The tiebreaker was decided by the teams going head to head in their 4-game series against each other.  The seedings will go as follows: ...


    All-Star Game Recap with Mike Maerz

    Date:07/17/2019   Source:South Florida Collegiate Baseball League  

    This past Sunday (July 14, 2019) the 2019 South Florida Collegiate League All-Star Game took place at Florida Atlantic University, showcasing over 70 players of the league’s top talent between two teams, the North and South. The day began with each position player in attendance going through pregame batting practice on the field followed by infield/outfield before the game.    Be...


    Week 6 Player & Pitcher of the Week

    Date:07/17/2019   Source:South Florida Collegiate Baseball League  

    Congrats to Jalen Townsend (Florida Gulf Coast University) of the Pompano Beach Clippers on being named Player of the Week after going 10 for 23 with 10 runs, 1 triple, 7 RBI's & 7 stolen bases. Pitcher of the Week was awarded to Nik Constantakos (University of Tampa) after throwing 4 innings with 1 win, 1 run, 3 hits & 8 strikeouts. ...


    2019 SFCBL All-Star Game Rosters

    Date:07/10/2019   Source:South Florida Collegiate Baseball League  

    The 2019 SFCBL All-Star Game will be held on Sunday July 14th at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida. Batting practice will start at 11:30 AM with the game commencing at 2:00 PM.  Below are the complete rosters for the game: North Division Barracudas Jiovel Lantigua 35 1B FR 6'1/205 L/L Umass Lowell Springhill, Fla.   Barr...


    2019 SFCBL All-Star Game Announced

    Date:07/08/2019   Source:South Florida Collegiate Baseball League  

    The 2019 SFCBL All-Star Game will be held on Sunday July 14th at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida.  Batting practice will start at 11:30 AM with the game commencing at 2:00 PM.  Coaches and General Manager's submitted their selections Sunday evening making the selections on statistics, prior draft history and overall pro potential.  Selections are expected to b...


    Top Prospect Reports with Mike Maerz

    Date:07/02/2019   Source:South Florida Collegiate Baseball League  

    By Mike Maerz July 2nd, 2019 12:49 PM The SFCBL entered it's fourth week of action with plenty of standouts across the league. Week by week we will continue to highlight several standouts who not only made an impact for their team during the week, but players to follow going forward as well. Below are several players from the past week highlighted through report: Boca Raton Blazers/Florida...


    Top Prospect Reports with Mike Maerz

    Date:06/25/2019   Source:South Florida Collegiate Baseball League  

    By Mike Maerz June 25th, 2019 2:25PM The SFCBL entered its third week of action with plenty of standouts across the league. Week by week we will continue to highlight several standouts who not only made an impact for their team during the week, but players to follow going forward as well. Below are several players from the past week highlighted through report: Pompano Beach Clippers/Fairleigh-Di...


    Week 3 Player & Pitcher of the Week

    Date:06/24/2019   Source:South Florida Collegiate Baseball League  

    Congrats to Anthony Orta (Queens University Charlotte) of the Palm Beach Xtreme on being named Player of the Week after going 10 for 22 with 1 2B, 1 HR & 4 RBI's.  Pitcher of the Week was awarded to Mac Callari (Wingate University) after throwing 5 innings with 10 K's, 2 BB's & 0 runs. ...


    Week 2 Player & Pitcher of the Week

    Date:06/17/2019   Source:South Florida Collegiate Baseball League  

    Congratulations to Tom Ruscitti (Fairleigh Dickinson University) on being named Player of the Week after going 7 for 17 with 3 HR's and 7 RBI's.  Pitcher of the Week was awarded to Corey Martinez (William Patterson University) after pitching 7 innings with 12 K's, 6 hits, 1 walk and 0 runs. Stay posted for next weeks awards! ...


    Top Prospect Reports with Mike Maerz

    Date:06/17/2019   Source:South Florida Collegiate Baseball League  

    By Mike Maerz June 17th, 2019 12:55PM The SFCBL entered its full second week of action with plenty of standouts across the league. Week by week we will highlight several standouts who not only made an impact for their team during the week, but players to follow going forward as well. Below are several players from the past week highlighted through report: Boca Raton Blazers RHP Merfy Andrew Pl...


    Week 1 Player & Pitcher of the Week

    Date:06/11/2019   Source:South Florida Collegiate Baseball League  

    Congratulations to Nik Constantakos (University of Tampa on being named Pitcher of the Week after throwing 7 innings with 15 strikeouts, 2 hits, 1 BB and 0 runs.  Player of the Week was awarded to Ricky Clarke (Wingate University) after going 10 for 14 with 1 double, 1 triple and 3 RBI's. Stay posted for next weeks awards! ...


    28 SFCBL Players Selected in 2019 MLB Draft

    Date:06/09/2019   Source:South Florida Collegiate Baseball League  

    The 2019 Major League Baseball Draft called 28 current & alumni SFCBL players making for a total of 148 SFCBL players drafted in the last 6 seasons. Several of the players selected are currently playing in the SFCBL and will have until July 15th to decide to sign or return to school for another draft eligible season. The Delray Beach Lightning led the way with a total of 8 players drafted inc...


    2019 SFCBL Preview

    Date:05/24/2019   Source:South Florida Collegiate Baseball League  

    The 2019 South Florida Collegiate Baseball League opening night is right around the corner as teams will kick-off Friday night under the lights at multiple venues around South Florida.  Below are the previews of our teams submitted by GM’s and team staff members. In alphabetical order: Boca Raton Blazers Coming off a tough 2018 season the Blazers have re-vamped the entire roster and ...


    Kaminer Returns to SFCBL for 2019 Season

    Date:04/22/2019   Source:South Florida Collegiate Baseball League  

    A 2017 graduate from Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, Brandon Kaminer has had to overcome several obstacles in his career including a torn meniscus during the fall of his freshman year at the University of Miami.  In the summer of 2018, Brandon needed to find a new home to hone his craft on the mound.  During the summer he worked on his slider and control while pitching...


    Aviles Gaining Major League Attention

    Date:04/15/2019   Source:South Florida Collegiate Baseball League  

    Going into his 3rd season in the South Florida Collegiate League, Luis Aviles has made strides, leaps and bounds from his rookie season in the summer of 2017.  Aviles, a native of Miami, graduated from the prestigious Westminster Christian School in Palmetto Bay.  If Westminster Christian sounds familiar its because it is the alma mater of MLB legend Alex Rodriguez and numerous other big...


    Catching Up with CJ Alexander

    Date:12/07/2018   Source:South Florida Collegiate Baseball League  

    One of the most promising prospects in the Atlanta Braves Organization, CJ Alexander had one best rookie minor league seasons in all of professional baseball.  The 6 foot 5 toolsy prospect tore up the Gulf Coast League (Rookie), Appalachian League (Advanced Rookie) and Florida State League (High-A) hitting .412, .354 and .325 respectively with a combined 8 doubles, 7 triples and 2 home runs.&...


    James Makes Post-Season Debut

    Date:10/17/2018   Source:South Florida Collegiate Baseball League  

    Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports In about a week or so from now, when the Astros are putting the final touches on their playoff roster, assembling a lethal bullpen won’t be too hard. With about two weeks to go in regular season, their relievers have combined to form the 14th highest fWAR ever accumulated by a bullpen. They group is pacing to post the second highest K-rate by a relief staff, ...


    Josh James Makes Strong MLB Debut

    Date:09/02/2018   Source:South Florida Collegiate Baseball League  

    Congrats to former SFCBL All-Star Josh James as he made his Major League debut September 1st at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas getting the start for the Astros.  James was a member of the Coral Springs Canes during the 2013 and 2014 seasons where he yielded one of the leagues hardest fastballs consistently hitting 96 MPH.  In the 2013 season Josh threw 44 innings with a 3-2 record, 7...


    2018 SFCBL Top 20 MLB Draft Prospects

    Date:08/23/2018   Source:South Florida Collegiate Baseball League  

    The 2018 SFCBL season was full of outstanding players and competitive baseball as the league has continued to grow exponentially over the last seven years of play. In the last five years of play, the SFCBL has had 116 players drafted by MLB teams including 13 players being taken in the top 10 rounds as well as two players in consecutive years being named to the prestigious Golden Spikes Award Watc...


    Cedric Mullins Called Up to MLB

    Date:08/22/2018   Source:South Florida Collegiate Baseball League  

    We would like to congratulate former Boca Raton Blazers outfielder Cedric Mullins as he has been called up to the Major Leagues.  Cedric was an SFCBL All-Star in 2013 and was the SFCBL's #2 draft prospect for the 2013 season.  After playing in the SFCBL he was selected in the 13th round.  Currently, Mullins is on a tear hitting .333 with 5 doubles, HR's and 4 RBI's in hi...


    2018 Yearly Awards & Honors Announced

    Date:08/06/2018   Source:South Florida Collegiate Baseball League  

    2018 SFCBL MVP – Francisco Urbaez (West Boca Snappers/Florida Atlantic University) The 2-time junior college National Champion out of Chipola College in Marianna, Florida returns for his 2nd summer in the SFCBL once again having an outstanding season.  Urbaez hit .397 with 7 doubles, 16 RBI’s and 10 stolen bases this summer and made video-game like plays in the field during the p...


    2018 Raffle Winners Announced

    Date:07/23/2018   Source:South Florida Collegiate Baseball League  

    We would like to congratulate the 5 winners that were drawn this Sunday July 22nd during the 2018 Championship Series at Little Fenway in Delray Beach, FL.  All winners were drawn by randomly selected kids/fans who were in attendance of the game. 5th prize- Kyle Both (no address provided) 4th prize- Lynn DiNorcia of Naples, FL 3rd prize- JoAnn Bellew of Jupiter, FL 2nd prize- Andy Moffatt...


    West Boca Snappers 2018 SFCBL Champions!

    Date:07/22/2018   Source:South Florida Collegiate Baseball League  

    By Steven Gerardy       It was a gorgeous day for the conclusion of the South Florida Collegiate Baseball League at Little Fenway Park in Delray Beach, Florida on Sunday.       All good things must come to an end and the West Boca Snappers won the 2018 championship series defeating the Palm Beach Diamond Ducks in thrilling fashion two games to zero in a best ...


    Snappers & Xtreme Advance to Semi Finals

    Date:07/20/2018   Source:South Florida Collegiate Baseball League  

    The West Boca Snappers and Palm Beach Xtreme will advance to the SFCBL Semi Finals tomorrow starting at 11AM at Little Fenway.  The Snappers defeated the #6 Delray Beach Lightning 5-1 and were led by Francisco Urbaez (Florida Atlantic University) who went 4 for 4 with a double and RBI.  Havier Sans (South Florida State) got the win going 5 strong innings and striking out 4 batters. The ...


    2018 Playoff Preview

    Date:07/18/2018   Source:South Florida Collegiate Baseball League  

    The 2018 SFCBL regular season is winding down as there are 2 days left in the regular season with the playoffs beginning on Friday July 20th.  The top 6 team regardless of division will make post season play and contend for the league championship.  Currently there are 4 teams fighting for the last few spots which includes the Palm Beach Xtreme, Boynton Beach Buccaneers, Delray Beach Lig...


    South Beats North in Exciting 2018 SFCBL Mid-Summer Classic

    Date:07/18/2018   Source:South Florida Collegiate Baseball League  

    By Steven Gerardy       The South All-Stars defeated the North 8-6 at Florida Atlantic University on a beautiful day in Boca Raton, Florida on Sunday.       The South Florida Collegiate Baseball League held their all-star contest on Sunday in Boca Raton and it was a memorable day with the most beautiful conditions. It was a typical 90 degree So...