Listed as a right-handed pitcher and shortstop for the White Team at the upcoming New Balance Baseball Future Stars Series Main Event, set for September 29-October 1, Landon Scilley is set to show that he’s every bit of both.
That he gets to do it at Fenway Park?
“I think the fact that I get to do what I love, which is play baseball, at such a legendary venue is what’s most exciting,” he said. “Also, what makes it even better is that I get to experience it with family and so much other high-level talent on the field.”
A staple of Future Stars Series events for several years now, the Yale commit has shown constant development in his game since first being seen at a Kentucky Baseball Club Scout Day back in 2019, going on to establish himself as a true two-way player, with his most recent scouting report after a standout National Combine going as far as to say “very high upside here if done right.”
With a long list of combines and signature events under his belt prior to suiting up for his biggest one yet, Scilley has taken pride in the progress he’s made with the FSS thus far.
“I have been a part of Future Stars Series events for three or four years now, and I would have to say it is the most straightforward baseball showcasing program there is. Everyone is very honest, and you receive true instruction about your game and definitely get what you paid for.”
2024 SS/RHP Landon Scilley (@landoscilley4) was explosive during athletic testing, ran a 6.8 60, and was up to 90 on the mound at the Nashville Regional Combine. @YaleBaseball Commit.@NB_Baseball @ftrstarsseries #WeGotNow pic.twitter.com/Q35Q9oF7Jx
— Future Stars Series Southeast (@fss_southeast) June 5, 2023
What has that instruction looked like, and how has Scilley been working to put it into motion since Shelby Park?
“I have been working on getting stronger with the core parts of velocity and working certain tee drills I was instructed to do by Jeremy Hamilton,” he said. “The instruction from Jeremy Booth and Jeremy Hamilton helped me a lot because the things they instructed me to do truly helped me a lot. They knew the areas I needed to work on.”
With Fenway now only a few days away, Scilley’s excitement is off the charts to get to play not only in the shadow of the Green Monster, but in front of dozens of big-league scouts and execs who are already intrigued by what he might be able to bring to their organizations on either side of the ball, if not both.
“I’m looking to show them I will give my all every play no matter what the circumstances are, as well as just showcasing my abilities as a whole; just giving them assurance that my talents are some of the best at the event, and showing them that there is even more upside when it comes to my abilities,” Scilley said.”
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