GAMEDAY: NTDP Stars vs. Stripes Series Wraps Up On Monday Afternoon At DBAP

GAME Stars vs. Stripes
TIME 1:30 p.m. ET
LOCATION Durham, N.C. (Durham Bulls Athletic Park) 

CARY, N.C. - The Stripes are looking to complete the sweep in the 2021 National Team Development Program (NTDP) Stars vs. Stripes series on Monday afternoon after winning games one and two. After playing the first two games in Cary, North Carolina at the USA Baseball National Training Complex, the series shifts to the Durham Bulls Athletic Park, home of the Durham Bulls, AAA affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays, for the series finale.

Notable Information

  • The 2021 16U/17U NTDP roster features 44 players that were selected from this year’s National Team Championships in Arizona and North Carolina as well as through recommendations from scouts, coaches, and the amateur baseball community. 
  • Nine of the athletes previously participated in the National Team Development Program while five are USA Baseball national team alums.
  • Owen Egan (Yucaipa, Calif.), Colt Emerson (Cambridge, Ohio), Gavin Grahovac (Orange, Calif.), and Bryce Rainer (Simi Valley, Calif.) were all teammates on the 2017 12U National Team that won gold at the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) U-12 Baseball World Cup in Tainan, Taiwan.
  • The Stripes won game one of the series 3-0 on Friday afternoon as Gavin Grahovac went 2-for-3 with an RBI in the victory and took game two 6-4 on Sunday, led by a two-RBI performance from Aidan Miller
  • Maxwell Clark leads the Stripes with three hits in the series while Dylan Cupp has three hits for the Stars.



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