Back to the Future: Cason Mansel

Trapped in the past on Junior Diamond Prospects...Cason Mansel made a name for himself several times over the years as a member of the Carolina Cubs and the Upstate Mavericks on our site.  

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Year What Junior Diamond Prospects had to say about Cason Mansel
2008  Lead-off hitter Cason Mansel tripled, followed by Grant Bodison's double to give the Cubs the early lead. The lead was stretched to...for more, click here. 
2008 Cracker Jacks features "a prize in every box". Well, the Cubs have a prize player in a small package by the name of Cason Mansel. Short, compact line drive stroke that is top hand strong. Selective hitter with small strike zone, he...for more, click here.
2008 Rarely does Cason Mansel have a bad game at the plate and this one was no exception. Singled to right, doubled to right center, drove in a run and...for more, click here.
2008 If tournament batting averages were known, I would not be surprised to see this young man on top in that category as well as some other offensive categories. Mansel is aggressive but...for more, click here.

JrDP - What has been your biggest achievement in baseball?

CM - Hitting 2 homeruns in the USSSA World Series in Mississippi...for more, click here.


Mansel shows us a little something about him with every viewing. Today, it was the ability to make an adjustment from one at bat to another. After a poor first plate appearance where he swung and missed three inside fastballs, he...for more, click here.


While the Steal offense stalled, the Cubs only got hotter. Logan Dimatteo would add another run in the third inning for the Cubs, with an RBI single that would score CasonMansel. In the fourth inning, the Cubs stretched...for more, click here.


The 4th inning would provide the big blast of the day when Joey Dalton smashed a 300+ foot 2-run homer that drove in Jacob ScruggsScruggs RBI single earlier had driven in Cason Mansel...for more, click here.


The Cubs would get all the runs they would need in the top of the first off Easley Storm starter Bailey LittletonLogan DiMatteo hit a fly ball to right that was misplayed into a two base error. Cason Mansel grounded out with DiMatteo moving to third...for more, click here.


The Mavericks also threatened in their half of the first but like the Tribe, they too came up empty. Cason Mansel walked off Tribe started Morgan Groves to start the inning. He...for more, click here.


Preston Lyles flew out to right for the first out and Cason Mansel grounded into a short to second fielder's choice that erased Copeland, the lead runner. However, after Mansel stole...for more, click here.


Earlier this sping, Hillcrest HS senior OF Cason Mansel made a commitment to play baseball at Limestone College. (Posted on on 4/8/2015)

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