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Back to the Future: Michael Rochester

The past on Junior Diamond Prospects...Michael Rochester made a name for himself numerous times several years ago as a member of the Carolina Chaos on our site.

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Year What Junior Diamond Prospects had to say about Michael Rochester
2007-08

Michael was spotlighted in the Junior Diamond Spotlight in 2007-08

JrDP - If you could participate in or attend any sporting event in the world, what would it be?

MR - I would love to play in the Little League World Series.

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Sept 2007 Rochester showed not only the ability to throw well but also to throw with a purpose. He consistently came across the plate with his 58 MPH fastball, striking out seven and walking only one in a four inning performance on Saturday. There is nothing real...for more, click here.
March 2008 We did not get to see Rochester (pictured right) pitch in this tournament other than from a distance, but his ability on the bump has been well documented. We'll be sure to follow his progression there at a later date. Showed a little more...for more, click here
May 2008 Except for an early blip on the radar screen, Rochester pretty much matched Thornton's performance on Saturday. Unfortunately, he got no offensive support. Retired eleven of the last twelve hitters he faced. Located his fastball which topped out at 60 MPH but generally sat in the 57-58 MPH range. Mixes in a tight rotating...for more, click here.
June 2008 The Chaos got on the board in the top of the first. Robert Kosch doubled down the left field line off Warrior starting pitcher Cody Mitchell. He then moved to third on a wild pitch and came home on a sacrifice fly to right field by Michael Rochester. In the bottom of the first...for more, click here.

 

Back to the future on Diamond Prospects...

Recently, Belton-Honea Path senior INF Michael Rochester made a commitment to play baseball for the Anderson College Trojans. (Published 10/7/2013)

 

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