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Back to the Future: Blake Holliday

Trapped in the past on Junior Diamond Prospects...Blake Holliday made a name for himself several times over the years as a member of the Alley Cats on our site. 

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Year What Junior Diamond Prospects had to say about Blake Holliday
2008 Holliday mans the hot corner for the Alley Cats. His sturdy frame makes him look like he was made to play there or on the opposite corner. Very capable arm. Batting in the 3-hole, Holliday does...for more, click here.
2008 Holliday (pictured right) was strong once again for the Alley Cats on Saturday. He went 4-4 and scored three runs in leading the Alley Cat offense. Holliday also featured a...for more, click here.
2008 Holliday struggled with command today but was good enough to get his team in position to win. Went primarily with his fastball (57-58 MPH). You're looking at a pitcher who should be in the low-mid 60's by next summer, which is pretty...for more, click here.
2008

JrDP - Do you hope to play college baseball one day and if so, for whom?

BH - Yes, I would love to play for Clemson...for more, click here.

2009

Once again, Holliday seemed to be in many places at once for the Alley Cats. He pitched three innings, walking five and striking out nine in shutting down the Phillies' attack. He doesn't have the build of a typical leadoff hitter, but he got the job done...for more, click here.

2009

Holliday is probably one of the more consistent hurlers on the tournament scene in the upstate. Poised on the bump, he gives you a solid performance just about every time out and Sunday was no exception. We've seen his fastball with more...for more, click here.

2009

Another solid performance by Holliday with 2 1/3 innings of scoreless relief. His reputation as a hitter is becoming widespread and he was even issued an intentional pass in this game. Stroked a...for more, click here.

2009

The Cats struggled in their first game against the Storm, but it was Holliday who was still playing hard and standing out, even in a blowout losing effort.  Holliday is a well built player with a lot of...for more, click here.

2010

The intriguing thing about following youth baseball is to see the change in body definition that happens quickly from time to time. Blake Holliday has experienced one of those changes since the last time we saw him. Has grown noticeably taller and thinner, almost like you...for more, click here.

2010

It isn't everyday that a pitcher throws a one-hitter and comes away with a loss. Holliday had the dubious honor of that happening to him in the Cats loss to the River Rats. His...for more, click here.

2010

 It was all Alley Cats after that. Blake Holliday stepped up to the plate with a man on third with one out. He wasted no time, sending the first ball he saw...for more, click here.

2011

Holliday (pictured right) is one of the elite players in the upstate. He's not a Johnny-Come-Lately either. Holliday has been head and shoulders above most of his peers for several years. Today, the Alley Cats removed the possibility...for more, click here.

2011

The Alley Cats got an unearned run in the bottom of the fifth and added two more in the sixth on RBI singles by Martin and Holliday. Holliday worked a six inning route going performance, getting Gregory...for more, click here.

Back in December, Belton-Honea Path HS junior RHP Blake Holliday made a commitment to play baseball for Clemson. (Posted on thediamondprospects.com on 12/13/2014)

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