RHP Tate Dearing
Hometown: Surrey, BC
Height/Weight: 6’ 2” 215 lbs.
Teams: Langley Blaze/Canadian Junior National Team,
Coaches: Jamie Bodaly and Doug Mathieson (Langley); Greg Hamilton (Juniors)
Past Teams: Kansas City Royals Scout Team, Area Codes (Upper Class); Diamondbacks Langley Blaze scout team; Team BC; White Rock Tritons (senior); White Rock Tritons (junior); White Rock bantam triple-A; White Rock bantam double-A; White Rock Little League 12u.
Past coaches: Joe Ross, Kyle Dhanani, Sean Camelleri; Eddie Dagg Gary Seguin, Jeff Crossley.
Committed to: Polk State.
Twitter Handle: @tatedearing14
Most influential person in my baseball life: former coach Eddie Dagg ... “because he believed in me from the first time he met me. He always gave me an opportunity and a chance to show my abilities around the field.”
Rated: Eighth best Perfect Game high school prospect in Canada ... Ranked top prospect by Perfect Game at Martin Luther King West Upperclass championship at Phoenix, Ariz.
2018 season: Dominican trip: Allowed four runs -- two earned -- on four hits and one walk, while striking out five in four innings against the DSL Astros ... Worked 2 2/3 scoreless faving DSL Cubs, walking two, striking out five ... Extended Spring: Three scoreless against first and second-year Astros pros, allowing one hit and one walk, fanning two ... St. Pete's trip _ Three scoreless against first and second year Blue Jays giving up one hit and one walk, while striking out three ... Facing the Toronto Blue Jays, gave up singles to Kacy Clemens, Conor Panas (Toronto, Ont.) and McGregory Contreras to allow a run in his first inning of work ... Allowed singles to Bo Bichette (Ranked 8th best prospect by Baseball America), Montreal-born Vladimir Guerrero (Third best by Baseball America), a double to Reggie Pruitt and a Clemens single Worked two innings allowing four runs on seven hits striking out two (Reggie Pruitt, Samad Taylor) ... One walk, five whiffs in five innings ... WWBA Perfect Game MLK (Upperclass) in Phoenix: Pitched four scoreless against eXposure West allowing two hits, two walks, while striking out seven, sitting at 87-90 MPH.
2017 in Jupiter WWBA World championship: 90 MPH, throwing two scoreless innings, one each against Ontario Blue Jays, one facing Team Elite Prime ... World Cup Selection Camp: Pitched a 1-2-3 ninth against Australia with two strikeouts … At Tournament 12: Allowed three earned runs on four hits in three innings ... Dominican trip: Allowed a double, a wild pitch plus a sac fly and a solo home run in right against the Yankees ... Facing the Dodgers, he cruised until one out in the eighth when an error, hit batter and single loaded the bases before a walk brought in the tying run. A ground ball double play ended the inning. A leadoff single got the winning run aboard for the Dodgers in the ninth and moved to second after a hit batter. The Dodgers sacrificed before an intentional walk to load the bases. He then got a shallow fly centre and a grounder to end the game ... At Area Code Games in Long Beach: 86 MPH pitching two scoreless for KC Royals Scout team against Oakland A’s Scout Team ... At Disney: Allowed one walk and struck out one over two innings of work against the Braves ... In St. Pete’s: _ Threw three scoreless allowing one hit while striking out four against the Tigers. Retired six in a row before an error allowed a runner to reach ... At Perfect Game West MLK championship (Upperclass) In Phoenix, Az. 88 MPH ... At Inside Performance winter showcase in North Vancouver: 86-88.
Honours: 2018 season: Made WWBA All-tournament team at Perfect Game West MLK championship (Upperclass) with four scoreless innings striking out seven, walking two and allowing two hits ... 2017 season _ Preseason PG Underclass All American High Honorable Mention.