SWFL announces 2018 summer players

SWFL Baseball announced their 2018 summer players. These players will be a part of a nationally recognized travel baseball program. 18 former SWFL players have made Major League debuts since 1998. Hundreds have earned opportunities to play College baseball. The summer schedule will be challenging and includes a trip to Georgia to play in the WWBA Championships and 4-5 other events designed to give players maximum exposure. Teams for each player will be determined at a later date.

Brock Barger
Connor Berry
Matt Bevins
Kenneth Burgos
Collin Camarigg
Matthew Cedarburg
Steven Colon
Danny Cunningham
Jake Curry
Spencer Douberly
Michael Gerwitz
Joey Goldblatt
Parker Grahe
Derek Gray
Justin Hughes
Hyland Hall
Chad Heersema
Cam Hoines
Justin Hughes
Matt Hurley
Andrew Jaffarian
Thomas Joseph
Carson King
Benjamin Krizen
Steven Laboy
Nick Lyon
Zachary Malvasia
Paul Martin
Evan McKenna
Sean Osceola
Trevor Peckham
Tyler Prell
Warnner Rincones
Anthony Rios
Thomas Rizzo
Jackson Ross
Jorge Sunti
Kevin Szafran
Jacob Treece
Nick Vanderhoef
Robert Wegilnik
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SWFL announces 2019 and 2020 summer players

Congratulations to the following players for making the 2019 and 2020 summer rosters. 2018 rosters will be announced soon. 

2020
Trey Bacon
Brock Balsley
Jackson Campbell
Mason Bober
Nick Henry
Ishaiah Graham
Micheal Holmes
Nick Kythreotis
Anthony Kythreotis
Gabe Lacagnina
Kierran Lee
Justin Mattia
Carson Mcneely
Mac Moise
Derek Ortiz
Nick Richir
Colby Stabile
Jake Thorn
Jason Torres
Xzavian Torres
Cade Daugherty
Andreas Mance
2019
Diego Cardenas
Jordan Delcolle
Derrek Doyscher
Bryce Ehlen
Aaron Gebig
Brandon Gielow
Josh Gossett
Dominic Grimm
Cade Koerick
Tyler Kreisler
Ethan Krizen
Paeyton Mcphail
Tobey Mcdonough
Jake Mckee
Scott Mclean
Jimmy Meredith
Micheal Murphy
Sean Murphy
Christian Odio
Luke Olsen
Jorel Ortega
Matt Powell
Alex Rios
William Shea
Noah Sheffield
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SWFL Baseball Winter Youth Skills Camp

Jan 2-4, 2017 

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The SWFL Baseball Camp will provide the best instruction that you can get in a camp setting. Professional coaches with extensive experience at the high school,  collegiate, and professional level are ready and willing to give each player professional techniques that are used by the pros. All areas of the game are addressed and a variety of drills, practice groups and situational games assist in driving the point home while providing instructional drills for each player to take home with them. The SWFL Baseball Camp strives to provide a creative baseball atmosphere so that each player will improve his game and get ready for the spring season. Read more

Southwest Florida Baseball Fall Invitational – September 16-18, 2016

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The 18th annual SWFL Invitational is a round robin event will be held September 17-18, 2016 at Terry Park and the Player Development Complex-PDC. It’s the first weekend that College Coaches can resume recruiting and the SWFL Invitational is well attended by College Coaches and Pro Scouts. This event will feature the best teams in the state from 18U, 16U and High School divisions. The Pro’s Select Top 75 Pro style workout on September 16 will be run by College Coaches and Pro scouts.  Read more

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SWFL Baseball announces 2016 Fall try-outs

SWFL baseball is a nationally recognized and acclaimed travel ball organization that promotes baseball and players through travel baseball. Hundreds of former SWFL players that are currently playing in college and at the ML level have played for SWFL Baseball program. Our Coaching staff is widely regarded as the best and we are looking for the best players to compete and continue the SWFL Baseball tradition.

Southwest Florida Baseball will be holding try-outs for their 2017-2021 Grads fall teams on Sunday August 21 at the Player Development Complex-field 1, in Ft. Myers. Florida International, Bethune Cookman, Division II National Champion Nova SEU, Ave Maria U, Webber International U, Indian River, Barry U, FSW, Hillsborough CC,  and St Petersburg College will be the Colleges that will be in attendance along with all of our SWFL Coaches. The cost will be $75 for all 2017-2019 grad players and $50 for 2020-2021 grad players. Registration is required so we have all of your information for the college coaches. No Walk Ups will be accepted.  You can pay online or by cash or check when you arrive. Registration will close on Friday, August 19 at 12 noon. REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED!

All players, click here to register and pay Read more

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2016 SWFL Skarbek/Saez Memorial Tournament

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The 5th Annual SWFL Skarbek/Saez Memorial tournament will be held June 3-5 in Fort Myers at Terry Park. This tournament will feature a 14U and 15U division with a 3 game guarantee in a playoff format. Cost is $450 and includes umpires and baseballs.

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SWFL Showcase November 14 at FGCU

This is the 22nd year that this Showcase will be run; the 17th year that SWFL has run this Showcase for the High School players that play in the SWFL fall league. The roster consists of players recommended by High School Coaches and Professional scouts and represents the very best players from the area. Numerous Major League players have played in this event including:

Riverdale HS – Tommy Watkins – 1998, North Ft. Myers HS – Jon Huber – 1999, Barron Collier HS – Chris Resop – 2002, North Ft. Myers HS – Jimmy Miller – 2004, Bishop Verot HS – Chris Johnson – 2006, Mariner HS – Casey Coleman – 2008, Port Charlotte HS – David Holmberg – 2009, Sarasota HS – Scooter Gennett – 2009, Mariner HS – Michael Zunino – 2009, Lakewood Ranch – Gus Schlosser – 2014

Five of our former players signed professional contracts this year:

Brendan Sanger – Anaheim Angels

Kyle Miller – Chicago Cubs

Drew Jackson – SF Giants

Aaron Rhodes – Anaheim Angels

Mike Zimmerman – Colorado Rockies

Congratulations to Brendan, Kyle, Drew, Aaron and Mike who started their professional baseball careers.

Many thanks go out to the Florida Diamond Club, FGCU Baseball, Glen Carnes umpiring for their support of SWFL Baseball. Admission is $5. Read more

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SWFL 2015 Commitments

SWFL Baseball is proud of our 2015 commitments. They have worked and earned the opportunity to play college baseball on scholarship. Congratulations!

2015 commitments:

Alex Goebel – Santa Fe State
Andrew Mink – Ave Maria U
Brandon Hernandez – Santa Fe State
Chris Berry – U North Florida
CJ Alexander – Ball State U
Cody Spencer – South Florida State
Danny Oberst – Indian River State College
David Dinorcia – Lemoyne U
Donovan Petrey – Florida State U
Garrett Bye – U South Florida
Garrett Zech – U South Florida
Jacob Silverstein – Bethune Cookman
John D’Amelio – Navy
Jordan Spicer – Polk State
Kevin Mitchell – Ave Maria U
Kyle Babb – Ave Maria U
Michael Iantosca – St. Anselm College
Parker McPhail – Belmont Abbey
Shane McClanahan – Charleston Southern
Thaddeus Ward – U Central Florida
Troy Bacon – U of Florida
Tyler Luneke – Brevard College – NC
Zuriel Collins – Charleston Southern

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SWFL 17U Grey captures Perfect Game Florida State Championship

img_03511The Southwest Florida Baseball 17U Grey team won the Perfect Game Florida State Championship behind good pitching, situational hitting and a patient approach at the plate. Troy Bacon pitched 6 innings of 1 run baseball, Thaddeus Ward threw 2 scoreless innings and Jose Valmana picked up the win with 1 inning of scoreless relief. Read more

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SWFL players commit to colleges

16 players have earned scholarships to play baseball in college. Six Division colleges are represented and along with a strong group of Division 2, NAIA and State of Florida 2 year colleges. Congratulations to the players, parents and the SWFL families.

Here is the complete list of signees:

2014 commitments:

  • Drew Freedman; Gulf Coast HS – Wake Forest U
  • Bobby Brennen; Bishop Verot HS – Maine U
  • Dominic Blanco; Gulf Coast HS – Bethune Cookman
  • Jonah Owenby; Bishop Verot HS – U South Florida
  • Luke Spangler; Cape Coral HS – U of Miami
  • Kyle Kemp; Charlotte HS – Lipscomb U
  • Seth DeHaven; Bishop Verot HS – Tusculum College
  • Alex Hanson; Wharton HS – Eastern Michigan
  • Robert Emerson; Community School – Lake Sumter St
  • Ryan Keegan; Estero HS – Ave Maria U
  • Danny Tufariello; Bishop Verot HS – Tusculum College
  • Kevin Buckley; Tampa King HS – State College of Florida
  • Matt Zino; Gulf Coast HS – State College of Florida
  • Zak Spivy; Gulf Coast HS – Polk State College
  • Andrew Steele; North Port HS – Ave Maria U
  • Andrew Giddens; Lakewood Ranch HS – Ave Maria U
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