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Carlos Cortes
Carlos  Cortes

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Oviedo, Fla.

High School:
Lake Howell HS

Height / Weight:
5-7 / 195

Position:
INF/OF

Experience:
HS

Major:
Criminal Justice



AWARDS/HONORS
  • Rated No. 14 best prospect in the SEC for 2018 MLB Draft by D1Baseball
  • Rated No. 14 best prospect in the SEC for 2018 MLB Draft by Perfect Game
  • Rated No. 1 freshman in the SEC by Baseball America
  • Rated No. 1 impact freshman in the SEC by D1Baseball
  • Rated No. 13 best freshman in the nation by Perfect Game


HIGH SCHOOL

  • 2016 MLB Draft selection (20th round/New York Mets)
  • Rated No. 93 best overall prospect for the 2016 MLB Draft by D1Baseball
  • Rated No. 111 best overall prospect for the 2016 MLB Draft by MLB.com
  • Rated No. 128 best overall prospect for 2016 MLB Draft by Baseball America
  • Rated No. 18 best high school prospect in the nation by D1Baseball
  • Rated No. 23 best high school prospect in the nation by Perfect Game
  • Rated No. 31 best high school prospect in the nation by Baseball America
  • Rated No. 2 best high school prospect in the state of Florida by Perfect Game
  • Rated No. 8 best high school prospect in the state of Florida by Baseball America
  • 2016 Orlandon Sentinel All-Area team
  • As a senior in 2016, hit .395 with 19 runs scored and 17 RBI. Also had three saves.
  • Played in 2015 Perfect Game All-American Classic
  • Helped lead Oviedo HS to 2015 high school state championship
  • Played for Orlando Scorpions Prime AAU team
  • AAU team finished runner-up at 2014 WWBA World Championship
  • Named to 2014 National Underclass Showcase All-Prospect team
  • An ambidextrous thrower, throws with his right hand when he plays infield and throws with his left hand when he plays in the outfield and pitches


PERSONAL

  • Born on June 30, 1997
  • Parents are Juan Cortes and Karina Valentin
  • Major is criminal justice