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Baseball: Carter Rost

By Tim Kolehmainen, Breakdown Sports Media, 07/14/20, 11:00AM CDT


Osakis' double MVP

The Carter Rost file

  • Name: Carter Rost
  • School: Osakis
  • Class: Senior
  • Honors: Breakdown Super 100 seniors, Class AA All-Breakdown
  • Coach comment: "A top pitcher in our section can play any position and very athletic." — Osakis coach Shad Schmidt

Q and A

Give me a short scouting report on yourself as a player. What are your strengths?

  • My strengths that I have are probably my arm strength, do not strike out much, and limit to runs scoring while pitching. 

Can you tell us one unusual thing about yourself that others may not know?

  • When we have games I carry around my baseball bag and in my bag I carry around 5-6 bats. But I only ever use one. 

What's the best part of playing high school baseball and why?

  • Playing baseball with my teammates that I have grown around for 10 plus years. 

Tell me about the outlook for your team this year. What are the strengths of your team?

  • Our strengths of our team this year is going to be pitching and offense. 

What other activities are you involved in at the high school level?

  • I am involved in football and basketball. 

What type of training do you do in the offseason?

  • I play for a club team in St. Cloud called The Minnesota SwingKings.

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