by Albert Lea Lakers , 2018-07-10T13:40:52.000-07:00July 10 2018, at 01:40 PM PDTPosition Player of the Week
Mitchell Keeran, Albert Lea
OF — Jr. — Waldorf University (IA) The bat... [more]
Cade Seabold is a freshman at Orange Coast College. Seabold is an OF/1B. The 6’3 225 lb. freshman had quite the impressive high school career at Newport Harbor High School. Seabold hit .565 his JR season in the Sunset League, with 2 HRs and 12 doubles, earning him 1st team honors. His SR season he made 1st team honors again, while making the North Vs South All-Star game and showcase. He was a participant in the Sunset Home Run Derby. He was second-team All-Orange County as well. He batted .333 with 7 HRs, with a .489 On-Base Percentage.
Orange Coast College Baseball is considered one of the best Junior College Baseball Programs in the nation, going 36-12 last season, and was rated #1 at one point in the season in the CCCAA. They won back to back State Championships in 2014 and 2015, while being recognized as the #1 Junior College team in the country in 2014. Cade’s brother Connor Seabold played at Cal State Fullerton and was drafted in the 3rd round of the MLB draft last year by the Philadelphia Phillies.
“Cade is a great sign for us, especially offensively. He’s going to get a lot of playing time because of what he can do with the bat. He hits for average really well and can hit for power, which is a combo you don’t see very often anymore. He hit extremely well in a tough pitchers conference in high school, and had a great fall for the Pirates at 1B. He will play a lot of OF for me, but will also get some time in the IF. He’s definitely a D1 talent, and will be at a division 1 school in no time. You can tell from his swing that he uses leverages and angles very well. I’m very excited to see what he can do for us in the middle of our line-up. He’s got pro talent in his family already; I really wouldn’t be surprised if he played professionally one day.”
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