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2011 Perfect Game All-American Classic
presented by Rawlings - San Diego

For the third consecutive year PETCO Park, home of the San Diego Padres, was the host venue for the ninth annual Perfect Game All-American Classic presented by Rawlings. Hits were hard to come by for the East squad as the West won the game 6-2 to pull even in the all-time series, 4-4-1.

Joey Gallo was named the game's MVP thanks to a monstrous blast to right-centerfield in the bottom of the second inning. The home run travelled 442 feet, the 10th longest of any home run hit at PETCO Park.

The West opened the game up with a four-run third inning, capped by Rio Ruiz' two-run single, which put the game out of reach. Ruiz also received consideration for MVP honors by going 1-for-1 at the plate with a pair of walks, one run scored and two driven in.

Outfielder Jameis Winston, who recorded the only hit for the East with a sharp single in the top of the fourth, had two stolen bases, including the first steal of home in the nine-year history of the Classic. The East's second run of the game came in the eighth when Nelson Rodriguez walked with the bases loaded.

All 19 pitchers that took the mound for both teams touched at least 91 mph, led by West starter Lucas Giolito's peak velocity of 97. Rodriguez won the Rawlings Home Run Derby by hitting four bombs in the final round.

As part of the Classic's annual dinner banquet, Lance McCullers, who started the game for the East, was named the Jackie Robinson Player of the Year. 16 of the 2011 participants were selected in the first round of the 2012 MLB Draft, including the Rawlings Defensive Player of the Year Carlos Correa, who became the sixth Perfect Game All-American to be selected first overall in the MLB Draft.

2011 Game Recap
2011 Box Score
2011 Event Blog

East Roster

Player Pos. High School Last Drafted Organization
Albert Almora OF Mater Academy Charter, Fla. 2012 (Rd 1) Chicago Cubs
Keon Barnum 1B King HS, Fla. 2012 (Rd 1) Chicago White Sox
Skye Bolt OF Holy Innocent's School, Ga. 2012 (Rd 26) Washington Nationals
Taylore Cherry RHP Vandalia Butler HS, Ohio NA NA
Carlos Correa IF Puerto Rico Baseball Academy 2012 (Rd 1) Houston Astros
Matthew Crownover LHP Ringgold HS, Ga. 2014 (Rd 21) San Francisco Giants
David Dahl OF Oak Mountain HS, Ala. 2012 (Rd 1) Colorado Rockies
Carson Fulmer RHP All Saints' Academy, Fla. 2012 (Rd 15)Boston Red Sox
Chris Harvey C Germantown Academy, Pa. NA NA
Josh Henderson OF Home Schooled, Va. 2012 (Rd 16) Los Angeles Dodgers
Lance McCullers RHP/IF Jesuit HS, Fla. 2012 (Rd 1) Houston Astros
Nelson Rodriguez C George Washington HS, N.Y. 2012 (Rd 15) Cleveland Indians
Addison Russell IF Pace HS, Fla. 2012 (Rd 1) Oakland Athletics
Clate Schmidt RHP Allatoona HS, Ga. 2012 (Rd 36) Detroit Tigers
Corey Seager IF Northwest Cabarrus HS, N.C. 2012 (Rd 1) Los Angeles Dodgers
Tucker Simpson RHP Oxford HS, Ala. 2014 (Rd 39) Baltimore Orioles
Lucas Sims RHP Brookwood HS, Ga. 2012 (Rd 1) Atlanta Braves
Matthew Smoral LHP Solon HS, Ohio 2012 (Rd 1) Toronto Blue Jays
Duane Underwood RHP Pope HS, Ga. 2012 (Rd 2) Chicago Cubs
Walker Weickel RHP Olympia HS, Fla. 2012 (Rd 1) San Diego Padres
Jesse Winker OF Olympia HS, Fla. 2012 (Rd 1) Cincinnati Reds
Jameis Winston RHP/OF Hueytown HS, Ala. 2012 (Rd 15) Texas Rangers
Rhett Wiseman OF Buckingham Brown & Nichols School, Mass. 2012 (Rd 25) Chicago Cubs

West Roster

Player Pos. High School Last Drafted Organization
Alex Bregman IF/C Albuquerque Academy (Albuquerque, N.M.) 2012 (Rd 28) Boston Red Sox
Ryan Burr RHP Highland Ranch HS (Highland Ranch, Colo.) 2012 (Rd 33) Texas Rangers
Austin Fairchild LHP St. Thomas HS (Deer Park, Texas) 2012 (Rd 16) Kansas City Royals
Max Fried LHP Montclair College Prep (Encino, Calif.) 2012 (Rd 1) San Diego Padres
Joey Gallo IF/RHP Bishop Gorman HS (Henderson, Nev.) 2012 (Rd 1) Texas Rangers
Lucas Giolito RHP Harvard-Westlake HS (Santa Monica, Calif.) 2012 (Rd 1) Washington Nationals
Steven Golden OF Saint Francis HS (San Leandro, Calif.) 2012 (Rd 13) Philadelphia Phillies
Jason Goldstein C Highland Park HS (Highland Park, Ill.) NA NA
Courtney Hawkins OF/RHP Mary Carroll HS (Corpus Christi, Texas) 2012 (Rd 1) Chicago White Sox
C.J. Hinojosa IF Klein Collins HS (Spring, Texas) 2012 (Rd 26) Houston Astros
Ryan McNeil RHP Nipomo HS (Nipomo, Calif.) 2012 (Rd 3) Chicago Cubs
Corey Oswalt IF James Madison HS (San Diego, Calif.) 2012 (Rd 7) New York Mets
Kayden Porter RHP Spanish Fork HS (Spanish Fork, Utah) NA NA
Cody Poteet RHP Christian HS (Bonita, Calif.) 2012 (Rd 27) Washington Nationals
Andrew Pullin OF Centralia HS (Centralia, Wash.) 2012 (Rd 5) Philadelphia Phillies
Tanner Rahier IF/RHP Palm Desert HS (Indian Wells, Calif.) 2012 (Rd 2) Cincinnati Reds
Daniel Robertson OF/IF Upland HS (Upland, Calif.) 2012 (Rd 1) Oakland Athletics
Rio Ruiz IF/RHP Bishop Amat HS (Covina, Calif.) 2012 (Rd 4) Houston Astros
C.J. Saylor C South Hills HS (West Covina, Calif.) 2012 (Rd 33) Los Angeles Dodgers
Mitchell Traver RHP Houston Christian HS (Sugar Land, Texas) 2012 (Rd 39) Houston Astros
Hunter Virant LHP Camarillo HS (Camarillo, Calif.) 2012 (Rd 11) Houston Astros
Nick Williams OF Ball HS (LaMarque, Texas) 2012 (Rd 2) Texas Rangers
Trey Williams IF Valencia HS (Santa Clarita, Calif.) 2013 (Rd 7) Philadelphia Phillies

Game Awards

• MVP Award: Joey Gallo
• Rawlings Home Run Derby Champion: Nelson Rodriguez
• Jackie Robinson Award: Lance McCullers
• Rawlings Defensive Player of the Year: Carlos Correa
• Reebok Offensive Player of the Year: Joey Gallo
• Baseball America Pitcher of the Year: Lucas Giolito
• Perfect Game Nick Adenhart Award: Clate Schmidt
• Evoshield SWAG Award: Alex Bregman

Statistical Performers

• Stolen Bases: Jameis Winston (2)
• Runs Batted In: Rio Ruiz (2)
• Home Runs: Joey Gallo (1)
• Strikeouts: Max Fried (3 in 1 inning)

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