Cincinnati's Joey Wiemer impressed for Harwich (Aaron Fitt)


Cape Cod Prospect Rundown: Harwich Mariners


The Mariners finished in 4th place of the East Division during the regular season with an overall record of 21-21-2. They swept both Chatham and Y-D in the playoffs before losing in the championship series to the Cotuit Kettlers.

All-Stars included Joe Boyle (Notre Dame), Daniel Cabrera (LSU), Christian Fedko (UConn), Chris Galland (Boston College), Will Heflin (Tennessee), Niko Kavadas (Notre Dame), Connor McCullough (Kansas State), Jacob Palisch (Stanford) and Joey Wiemer Jr. (Cincinnati). Boyle and Cabrera are the top prospects for 2020, while McCullough is the top prospect for 2021.

Joey Wiemer, OF, Cincinnati, 2020– The Bearcats outfielder has enjoyed a breakout summer for Harwich, slashing .273/.390/.354 over 34 games and 118 plate appearances, while showcasing an intriguing blend of strength, athleticism and explosiveness. At the plate, Wiemer utilizes tons of motion in his setup, a deep load and exaggerated leg lift before finishing with a lengthy stride and high effort hack. There’s lots of violence in the swing to go with an inconsistent launch and variable barrel path, but Wiemer makes it all work via good bat-to-ball ability and physicality. In spite of his wild cuts, the limby outfielder shows some feel for the strike zone and an ability to find his share of walks, adding intrigue to the overall offensive profile. He’s a solid defender with long bounding strides and shows good foot speed and arm strength. He rounds out his game with a heady approach on the bases…

Our look back at the Harwich Mariners includes prospects from FIU, Notre Dame, Stanford, Missouri State, Kansas State, Tennessee, Elon, Seton Hall, Wake Forest, Xavier, James Madison, Iowa, LSU, Cincinnati, Boston College, Texas Tech, Connecticut, Florida and Duke.

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