Initial 2024 Bourne Braves Roster

Bourne Braves 2024 Roster (updated 5/2/24)

The two-time defending Cape League champion Bourne Braves have updated its roster ahead for the 2024 season.

Forty-two players make up the initial roster—broken down to 23 pitchers, nine infielders, five outfielders, two catchers, and two utility players.

Eleven players are coming from the Atlantic Coast Conference—pitchers Aidan Knaak and Justin LeGuernic (Clemson), infielder Marek Houston and pitcher Joseph Ariola (Wake Forest), pitchers Kayden Campbell and Justin West (Louisville), pitchers Connor Hults and John Abraham (Florida State) and infielders Garrett Michel and Clay Grady join pitchers Wyatt Parliament (Virginia Tech).

Nine more players are coming from the Southeastern Conference—pitcher Zane Adams and Taylor Faye (Alabama), outfielder Chris Stanfield (Auburn), outfielder Caden Sorrell (Texas A&M), pitchers Gabe Gaeckle, Cooper Dossett, and Ben Bybee (Arkansas), and infielders Camden Kozeal and Braden Holcomb (Vanderbilt).

They return and join Gage Harrelson (Texas Tech), who hit .242 with 14 runs scored, eight RBI, and 11 stolen bases in 2023.

Two players were featured in an October 26 article from Future Stars Series. Sophomore right-hander Brayden Risedorph (Indiana) was ranked the 149th college prospect. In 2023 he posted a 3-1 record with a 4.47 ERA and six saves in 52.1 innings pitched. He struck out 60 batters while walking 19 across 25 appearances. Sophomore second baseman Kodey Shojinaga (Kansas) was ranked the 198th college prospect. He posted a .378 average with six homers, 32 RBI, 41 runs, 16 walks, and 25 strikeouts in 53 games as a freshman for the Jayhawks.

The full current roster of 2024 can be seen below.

Pitchers

  • RHP Brayden Risedorph (Indiana)
  • RHP Gabe Gaeckle (Arkansas)
  • RHP Cooper Dossett (Arkansas)
  • RHP Ben Bybee (Arkansas)
  • LHP Joseph Ariola (Wake Forest)
  • RHP Wyatt Parliament (Virginia Tech)
  • RHP Aidan Knaak (Clemson)
  • LHP Tyler August (Delaware)
  • RHP Chase Meyer (West Virginia)
  • RHP Matt McShane (St. Joseph’s)
  • RHP Cameron Flukey (Coastal Carolina)
  • LHP Donovan Zsak (Rutgers)
  • RHP Zack Konstantinovsky (Rutgers)
  • LHP Kayden Campbell (Louisville)
  • RHP Will McCausland (St. Joseph’s)
  • LHP Justin West (Louisville)
  • RHP Nolan Sparks (Rochester)
  • RHP Taylor Faye (Alabama)
  • RHP Griffin Hugus (Cincinnati)
  • LHP Zane Adams (Alabama)
  • LHP Lustin LeGuernic (Clemson)
  • RHP John Abraham (Florida State)
  • LHP Connor Hults (Florida State)
  • LHP Elliott Cadieux-Lanoue (Iowa)

Catchers

  • R Adonys Guzman (Arizona)
  • R Matthew Graveline (Ohio State)

Infielders

  • R Marek Houston (Wake Forest)
  • L Blake Barthol (Coastal Carolina)
  • R Kodey Shojinaga (Kansas)
  • L Garrett Michel (Virginia Tech)
  • R Clay Grady (Virginia Tech)
  • L Camden Kozeal (Vanderbilt)
  • R Braden Holcomb (Vanderbilt)
  • R Christian Mitchelle (Cincinnati)
  • R Drew Smith (Oregon)

Outfielders

  • L Isaiah Jackson (Arizona State)
  • L Gage Harrelson (Texas Tech)
  • R Chris Stanfield (Auburn)
  • R Davis Gillespie (Southern Miss)
  • L Caden Sorrell (Texas A&M)

Utility

  • S Caden Bodine C/IF (Coastal Carolina)
  • L Nicholas Roselli IF/OF (Binghamton)