2022 Maryland Roster

Updated: Jul 5

HARRISBURG, PA (May 10, 2022) -- The Hershey Harrisburg Sports & Events Authority (HHSE) announced today that the Maryland Roster for the 2022 Big 26 Baseball Classic is set. A team of 26 all-star athletes will travel to Harrisburg July 14-17 to take on Pennsylvania, whose roster will be announced in the coming weeks.

The Big 26 Baseball Classic features a scouted combine and 3-game series. Players also participate in the Buddy Program, where they are paired with special needs children, teens, and young adults for a variety of activities. Activities take place at Penn State Harrisburg (housing and scouted combine) and FNB Field (Buddy program and 3-game series.)

2022 marks the 9th meeting of the two states. Host state Pennsylvania leads the series 5-3.

Players from grad years 2023 and 2024 were invited to try out at one of two workouts. Coaches selected the final roster of 26 from a group of 60 athletes looking to represent Maryland in July’s Big 26 matchup with Pennsylvania.

The Maryland team is coached by Randy Kail (FTB Mid-Atlantic), Mike Kelly (Loyola Blakefield HS), Drew Lowman (St. John’s College HS), and Guy Smith (Huntingtown HS).

2022 Maryland Roster (6 pitchers, 6 outfielders, 8 infielders, 3 catchers, 3 utility)

Cameron Bott | Patuxent | 2023 | Outfield

Aidan Brinsfield | Parkside | 2023 | Pitcher

Dylan Bryan | Loyola Blakefield | 2023 |Pitcher

Jake Butler | Calvert Hall | 2023 | Infield

Colin Byrnes |Georgetown Prep | 2023 |Pitcher

Leo Foust | Loyola Blakefield | 2023 | Outfield

Colin Gibbs |St. John’s College | 2024 | Infield

Zane Gross | Winston Churchill | 2023 | Infield

Gary Gubbings | Arundel | 2023 | Pitcher

Adam Hicks | Gilman | 2023 | Outfield

Dan Leikus | Gilman | 2024 | Catcher

E.J. Lowry |Saint John's Catholic Prep | 2023 |Utility

Brayden Martin | |St. John’s College | 2023 | Infield

Ethan McNally| Archbishop Spalding | 2023 | Catcher

Sean Murphy | Broadneck | 2023 | Outfield

Ryan Niedzialkowski | C Milton Wright | 2023 | Infield

Andrew Powers | St. John's College | 2023 | Outfield

Ethan Ruiz |The John Carroll School | 2023 | Infield

Breyden Ruiz-Weiss | St. John’s College | 2024 | Outfield

Angel Santiago-Cruz | Severna Park | 2024 | Utility

Caeden Schulte | Kent Island | 2023 | Catcher

Cody Sharman | Archbishop Spalding | 2023 | Pitcher

Evan Smith | Huntingtown |2023 | Pitcher

Tyler Smith | Archbishop Spalding | 2023 | Infield

Parker Thomas | Archbishop Spalding | 2023 | Utility

Trent Waire | Loyola Blakefield | 2023 | Infield

About Big 26 Baseball

The Big 26 Baseball Classic® is committed to providing the highest quality of events that provide our athletes the opportunity to learn and grow on and off the field of play. The development, competition, evaluation, and exposure for our athletes will be in a welcoming and productive atmosphere for all. Big 26 is operated by Hershey Harrisburg Sports & Events Authority.

About Hershey Harrisburg Sports & Events Authority

HHSE is committed to promoting sports tourism and events initiatives in the Hershey Harrisburg Region, forging mutually beneficial partnerships with new and existing clients, supporting locally produced events to expand audiences, and driving economic development as it relates to sports and events tourism. HHSE is a division of Visit Hershey & Harrisburg, which serves as the official non-profit partnership-based Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) for Dauphin County located in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. ###