Cal Coughlin shows off bright future at baseball showcase

Carmel Sophomore Cal Coughlin starting off as Pitcher during the Varsity Baseball game at Lakes Community High School. | Mark Ukena/For Sun-Times Media

Cal Coughlin has played in many showcase events during his young baseball career.

But nothing quite compared to the recent Prep Baseball Report Future Games, held last Thursday through Saturday in Westfield, Indiana. The games featured top 2016 prospects from nine states, including Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, Kentucky, Ohio, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin and Kansas.

“It was at a complex with [a lot of] fields. I got to play in front of 120 colleges,” said Coughlin, ranked as PBR’s third-best prospect for 2016. “I haven’t done something like that.”

The 6-foot, 200-pound Lake Forest resident is what scouts call a two-way prospect.

“On the mound he’s good, and positionally he’s good,” PBR Executive Director Sean Duncan said. “He’s a switch hitter with power from both sides.”

[Read the entire article at High School Cube News]

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