Calvert Hall, catcher, junior

The three-year starter ranks in the Top 10 in most of Calvert Hall's offensive records, including fourth in home runs. If the new bats don't have a negative impact, he should break a number of those records. He has committed orally to Wake Forest.

Brandon O'Malley


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Northeast-AA, pitcher-shortstop, senior

O'Malley has earned All-County honors for three years — twice as a shortstop, and last season as a shortstop and pitcher. He batted .455 last season while going 4-2 on the mound with a 2.22 ERA and 64 strikeouts. He's being recruited by Virginia Commonwealth, UMBC and Central Florida.

Ryan Ripken

Gilman, pitcher-first baseman, senior

An All-MIAA selection and Under Armour All-American, Ripken hit .353 and drove in 23runs last season. Cal's son is a Maryland State Association of Baseball Coaches preseason All-State choice and will play next season at South Carolina.

Lamonte Wade

St. Paul's, center fielder-pitcher, senior

Wade, signed by Maryland, swings a heavy bat, having hit over .450 each of the past three years. Last year he batted .460 with a .620 on-base percentage and was 4-2 on the mound.

OTHER NOTABLES

TJ Batts, Southern

Jason Baytop, Manchester Valley

Stephen Black, Annapolis

Brandon Casas, Gilman

Mike Corn, Digital Harbor

Eric Deitz, Westminster

Sheridan Doan, Dulaney

Tom Dyson, Broadneck