Burnsville center fielder Dan Motl made a diving catch on a Maple Grove fly ball in first inning action during the 2011 Class 3A state championship game at Target Field in Minneapolis. Marlin Levison, Star Tribune
The 2012 season got off to an early start with mild weather. With the action now heating up, it's time to take a look at some of the best players.
The players below are just some of the elite players in the state expected to have a great season.
Named the state's top recruit by Perfect Game, Rochester Century's ace Mitchell Brown posted incredible numbers in his junior season, fanning 113 batters with an ERA of 0.84.
Dan Motl was uncatchable on the base paths during the 2011 season.
Stong is a Bradley signee.
|Dustin Barth||West Lutheran||RHP||Junior|
|Weylon Bemboom||St. Cloud Cathedral||OF||Senior|
|Matt Fielder||St. Paul Academy||SS||Junior|
|Cameron Mingo||Eden Prairie||RHP||Senior|
|Blake Molitor||West Lutheran||C/OF||Senior|
|Troy Traxler||La Crescent||C||Senior|