Can you believe we’re a third of the way through May already, Brilliant Reader? The Valley League begins in just over three weeks! In the meantime, let’s take a look at the best performers in Division I baseball, as compiled by (Stats through Sunday, May 8)


  • BT Riopelle, Florida (Purcellville 2019): 4-4, two runs, six RBIs, walk, double, home run. The former VBL home run derby participant is hitting .312/.376/.624 in 157 at-bats, with 27 runs, five doubles, 14 home runs, and 45 RBIs.
  • Tyler Johnson, Coastal Carolina (Strasburg 2019): 3-4, two runs, four RBIs, two home runs. He’s now hitting .383/.465/.792 in 120 at-bats, with 27 runs, 10 doubles, 13 home runs, 46 RBIs, and 18/33 BB/K. He was named an NACSB Player of the Week as well.
  • Wyatt Langford, Florida (Charlottesville 2021): 3-4, three runs, RBI, walk, home run. Langford is now hitting .352/.423/.670 in 182 at-bats, with 48 runs scored, seven doubles, three triples, 15 home runs, 49 RBIs, and a solid 20/29 BB/K.


  • Brent Todys, Ohio State (New Market 2018): 4-6, four runs, seven RBIs, double, two home runs. He’s now hitting .343/.389/.524 in 105 at-bats, with seven doubles, four home runs, and 20 RBIs.
  • Conner Roberts, Saint Mary’s (Harrisonburg 2018): 5 2/3 shutout innings, three hits, four walks, four K’s (Game score of 63). After 12 starts this spring, Roberts is 3-2, 3.59, with 20 walks and 60 K’s in 57 2/3 innings.
  • Chase Centala, Central Florida (Charlottesville 2021): Six innings, four hits, one run, two walks, five K’s (GS: 63). He’s now 2-3, 4.14, with 12 walks and 46 K’s in 41 1/3 innings.


  • Nicolas Toney, Florida Atlantic (Strasburg 2019): 3-3, two runs, RBI, two doubles, home run. Toney is hitting .327/.357/.500 in 52 at-bats, with three doubles, two home runs, and 10 RBIs.
  • Jacob Edwards, UNC Asheville (Harrisonburg 2019): Eight innings, two hits, one run, two walks, eight K’s, win (GS: 80). Edwards has been really good this year; he’s 7-3, 2.27 in 71 1/3 innings, with 18 walks and 69 K’s.