The Team
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Bryan Murray - Rhode Island Regional Evaluator

 

Whether on the field playing or in the dugout coaching, Bryan has been involved with baseball for over 35 years.  He has a passion for the game and for the development of baseball players.  He currently coaches an AAU Super Division Team in Cumberland, RI.  In 2019, the Team had a 20-3 record and was the #1 Seed in the Open Division.   
 

Bryan played college ball for Massachusetts Maritime Academy.  As a sophomore, he developed a significant elbow condition that resulted in surgery and extensive physical therapy in the off-season. He was not ready to hang up the cleats so he persevered and returned to the game.  As a pitcher, Bryan was determined to achieve pinpoint accuracy with all his pitches.  That determination payed off in his junior year when he walked 3 batters in the entire season. In his senior year he only allowed 2 walks during the entire season (58 Innings).  His performance that year earned him ALL Conference Team Honors.
 

Bryan is involved with Area Scouts to pass on his passion and love for this great game to younger ballplayers.  Developing baseball players and seeing the results is a rewarding experience and he will use his knowledge/experience to evaluate and improve players to their max potential.  

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Lenny DiNardo - Assistant Director of Pitching (Northeast)

 

Lenny DiNardo was drafted by the Boston Red Sox in the 10th round out of Santa Fe high school in Alachua, FL(‘98). He decided to attend Stetson University where he had All American honors and holds multiple records at the Division 1 level. While at Stetson, he had the opportunity to play for the Collegiate U.S. National Team for two summers.  In 2007, he was inducted into the Stetson University Hall of Fame.

He was drafted in the 3rd round by the NY Mets(‘01) and then taken 3 years later by the Red Sox in the rule 5 draft.  Pitched out of the bullpen in 22 games for the 2004 World Champion Red Sox. After three seasons with the Red Sox he pitched for the Oakland A’s for a couple seasons as well as the Kansas City Royals.  He also had the opportunity to pitch for Team Italy during the World Baseball Classic in 2006 & 2009.

Presently, he is a pregame/postgame analyst at New England Sports Network (NESN). He was a color commentator for 2 games during the 2017 season as well.  He’s been teaching pitching since retiring from baseball in 2013.

The Evaluators

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Andy Friess

Evaluator

Massachusetts and Rhode Island 

There’s no place I’d rather be than the baseball diamond! NAIA Honorable Mention All-American, All-Region and All-Conference as a catcher at Saint Xavier University (Chicago, IL). Has coached and developed players from little league through the collegiate level. Board Member and Director in Attleboro Youth Baseball. Currently Head Coach of 2021 11U Attleboro Badgers team

 

 

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Joel Lynch

Evaluator

Massachusetts 

4-year starter LaSalle Academy, Massachusetts Maritime Academy Team Captain & 1st Team All-Conference D3 MASCAC 2000, Currently coaaches a BC Eagles AAU Team out of Rehoboth.

 

 

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Brad Rao

Evaluator

Rhode Island

Went to Bishop Feehan HS, Played at UMass Lowell. Boston Park League 2010-2011
Texas Independent Pro Team in 2011. Currently plays in RI Men's Baseball League - 3 Cy Young Awards in last 6 years

 

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Scott Legere

Evaluator 

Massachusetts

All Conference 2B in College. Coaching/managing since 1989. Currently President Taunton Babe Ruth, Manager of H&H Machine & Samurai 10u