UNC Baseball Recruiting

Complete coverage of North Carolina Tar Heels Baseball Recruiting.

Former UNC Baseball Commit Walker Jenkins Signs With Twins Just Before Deadline

The Twins' move up in the inaugural Draft Lottery put them in position to get Walker Jenkins into a Minnesota uniform. On Tuesday that became official, as the former UNC Baseball commit became the final member of the Twins’ 2023 Draft class to sign with the organization, inking a $7,144,200 bonus, just above the slot value for the No. 5 pick of $7,139,700. (

Two-sport athlete Timmy Lawson prepares for UNC football and baseball careers

From catching touchdowns to striking out batters, two-sport athlete is trading in his black and yellow for Carolina blue. Lawson will be a Tar Heel on the baseball diamond and gridiron. He has one more year at Bishop Verot, but he’s already repping his soon-to-be college colors on his wrists and gloves. "Love the Carolina blue," said Lawson. (WINK News)

UNC baseball commit Zyhir Hope instead signs with Chicago Cubs

Former Colonial Forge baseball standout Zyhir Hope has signed with the Chicago Cubs. Hope reportedly received a $400,000 signing bonus. He was a first-team Class 6 all-state selection after batting .530 as a senior with nine home runs, 38 RBIs and 29 stolen bases. He turned down a scholarship to play at North Carolina to sign with the Cubs. (Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star)

UNC Baseball commit Folger Boaz named "Small Town All-American"

East Surry’s was named a member of the 2023 MaxPreps Small Town All-America First Team, which includes 30 players who competed at schools with fewer than 1,000 students from towns with a population fewer than 10,000. The UNC Baseball commit was named the 2A State Pitcher of the Year and the NCHSAA Male Athlete of the Year. (Mount Airy News)

UNC Baseball loses incoming transfer pitcher Luke Russo to MLB Draft

For Luke Russo, the opportunity to play professional baseball outweighed the opportunity to play at North Carolina. The former Howell all-state Dream Team pitcher will leave for Clearwater, Fla. this week to begin his pro career in the system of the Philadelphia Phillies, who selected him Tuesday in the 16th round of the Major League Baseball draft. (Livingston Daily)

Chicago Cubs select UNC baseball commitment Zyhir Hope in 11th round of MLB Draft

The Chicago Cubs selected 2023 Colonial Forge graduate Zyhir Hope in the 11th round of the Major League Baseball Amateur Draft Tuesday. The Cubs followed Hope heavily this spring. Hope, who has signed with UNC, recorded nine home runs, 38 RBI, 35 runs, 29 stolen bases, a .663 on-base percentage and a .530 batting average this season in 24 games. (Inside NoVa)

UNC baseball commitment Walker Jenkins selected 5th overall in MLB Draft by Minnesota Twins

South Brunswick center fielder Walker Jenkins has been selected with the 5th overall pick in the MLB Draft by the Minnesota Twins. Jenkins was the two-time North Carolina Gatorade Player of the Year. Jenkins is signed to play college baseball at UNC, but the fact that he was picked so high in the draft reflects a likely willingness to sign and turn pro. (High School OT)

Video: Locked On Tar Heels - R.J. Davis' role next season? Scholarship lengths, Baseball commitment

For the first time in his UNC basketball career, will be sharing the backcourt with a pure point guard in . So it raises the question: Should Davis focus in more on scoring or facilitating in 2023-24? On the baseball diamond, the Tar Heels received a commitment from Elon transfer, left-handed pitcher . (View Video)

UNC Baseball Lands Elon Transfer Pitcher Shea Sprague

UNC Baseball coach has landed a commitment from Elon transfer , a left-handed pitcher from Hanover, Mass. Since arriving at Elon, Sprague has been fantastic on the mound. After making 19 appearances as a freshman (10 starts), the future Tar Heel was the 2022 CAA Co-Rookie of the Year. He was Elon's ace as a sophomore. (Keeping It Heel)

UNC Baseball Commit Folger Boaz named NCHSAA Male Athlete of the Year

The N.C. High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) announced Wednesday that East Surry’s was voted Male Athlete of the Year. Folger and his older brother are the second pair of brothers to be named NCHSAA Male Athlete of the Year, joining and Sage Surratt. Folger will continue his baseball career at UNC. (Mount Airy News)
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