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Rawlings and Perfect Game USA Announce Preseason Teams

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Rawlings and Perfect Game USA Announce Preseason Teams

Annual awards recognize the top senior athletes in high school baseball nationwide

ST. LOUIS, MO – March 12, 2013 – Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc., a subsidiary of Jarden Corporation (NYSE: JAH), announced today its annual Rawlings Preseason All-American and All-Region Teams to recognize the top 400 high school baseball athletes in the U.S. The annual rankings highlight Rawlings’ commitment to high school athletics and next-level players nationwide. The Rawlings Preseason All-American and All-Region Teams are part of its collaboration with Perfect Game USA, the world’s largest scouting report service.

“With more than 240,000 high school baseball players in the nation, these players represent the very best in their class,” said Mike Thompson, senior vice president of marketing for St. Louis-based Rawlings. “Rawlings and Perfect Game USA are synonymous with the game of baseball, and these preseason awards allow us to reward these elite athletes for their hard work and contribution to the game.”

The Rawlings Preseason All-Region selections comprises from 400 players from eight regions around the country. Each of the regions forms a 50-man roster, complete with catchers, pitchers, infielders and outfielders.

Rawlings Preseason All-American honorees are the top 150 players from the All-Region pool. Each recipient is named on one of three, 50-man roster national teams.

“To receive the Rawlings Preseason All-American or All-Region Award is a tremendous achievement for these high school student-athletes,” said Jerry Ford, president of Cedar Rapids, IA-based Perfect Game USA. “We are proud to partner with Rawlings to recognize their talent as they prepare for their careers playing collegiate or professional baseball.”

RAWLINGS PRESEASON ALL-AMERICA FIRST TEAM

Name

Pos

Height

Weight

City

State

High School

Commitment

William Abreu

OF

6-3

200

Hialeah

FL

Mater Academy Charter

Miami

Trey Ball

LHP

6-6

180

New Castle

IN

New Castle

Texas

Cavan Biggio

3B

6-2

180

Houston

TX

St Thomas

Notre Dame

Ryan Boldt

OF

6-1

190

Red Wing

MN

Red Wing

Nebraska

Jacob Brentz

LHP

6-2

190

Ballwin

MO

N/A

Missouri

Nick Ciuffo

C

6-1

200

Charleston

SC

Lexington

South Carolina

Ian Clarkin

LHP

6-2

190

San Diego

CA

James Madison

San Diego

Zack Collins

C

6-3

220

Pembroke Pines

FL

American Heritage

Miami

John Paul Crawford

SS

6-2

175

Lakewood

CA

Lakewood

Southern California

Tyler Danish

RHP

6-0

170

Valrico

FL

Durant

Florida

Travis Demeritte

3B

6-1

195

Statham

GA

Winder-Barrow

South Carolina

Jon Denney

C

6-2

205

Yukon

OK

Yukon

Arkansas

Dustin Driver

RHP

6-2

210

Wenatchee

WA

Wenatchee

UCLA

Kevin Franklin

3B

6-2

220

Cerritos

CA

Gahr

Arizona State

Clint Frazier

OF

6-1

190

Loganville

GA

Loganville

Georgia

Stephen Gonsalves

LHP

6-5

190

San Marcos

CA

Cathedral Catholic

San Diego

Anfernee Grier

OF

6-0

170

Phenix City

AL

Russell Co

Auburn

Josh Hart

OF

6-1

180

Lilburn

GA

Parkview

Georgia Tech

Jan Alexis Hernandez

SS

6-3

195

San Lorenzo

PR

Carlos Beltran Baseball Academy

Undecided

Clinton Hollon

RHP

6-1

195

Lexington

KY

Woodford County

Kentucky

Connor Jones

RHP

6-3

205

Chesapeake

VA

Great Bridge

Virginia

Ryder Jones

SS

6-4

195

Boone

NC

Watauga

Stanford

Robert Kaminsky

LHP

6-0

190

Englewood Cliffs

NJ

St Joseph Regional Elementary/

North Carolina

Matt Krook

LHP

6-2

190

Hillsborough

CA

St Ignatius College Preparator

Oregon

Nick Longhi

1B

6-2

212

Venice

FL

Venice Senior

Louisiana State

Jeremy Martinez

C

5-11

195

Fountain Valley

CA

Mater Dei

Southern California

Terry McClure

OF

6-2

190

Atlanta

GA

Riverwood

Georgia Tech

Andy McGuire

SS

6-1

190

Oakton

VA

James Madison

Texas

Reese McGuire

C

6-1

190

Kent

WA

Kentwood

San Diego

Austin Meadows

OF

6-3

200

Grayson

GA

Grayson

Clemson

Oscar Mercado

SS

6-2

175

Tampa

FL

Gaither

Florida State

Brett Morales

RHP

6-2

185

Tampa

FL

King

Florida

Brian Navarreto

C

6-4

220

Jacksonville

FL

Arlington Country Day

Undecided

Chris Oakley

RHP

6-7

220

Egg Harbor Twp

NJ

St Augustine Preparatory

North Carolina

Chris Okey

C

6-0

180

Mt Dora

FL

Eustis

Clemson

AJ Puk

LHP

6-6

225

Cedar Rapids

IA

Washington

Florida

Christopher Rivera

SS

6-1

185

Fullerton

CA

El Dorado

Central Arizona CC

Carlos Salazar

RHP

6-2

205

Kerman

CA

Kerman

Fresno State

Cord Sandberg

OF

6-3

215

Bradenton

FL

Manatee County Private

Mississippi State

Casey Shane

RHP

6-4

200

Burleson

TX

Centennial

Texas A&M

Jordan Sheffield

RHP

6-3

195

Tullahoma

TN

Tullahoma

Vanderbilt

Dominic Smith

1B

6-0

195

Los Angeles

CA

Serra

Southern California

John Sternagel

SS

6-4

200

Rockledge

FL

Rockledge

Florida

Kohl Stewart

RHP

6-3

190

Tomball

TX

St. Pius X

Texas A&M

Rowdy Tellez

1B

6-4

225

Elk Grove

CA

Elk Grove

Southern California

Keegan Thompson

RHP

6-2

175

Cullman

AL

Cullman

Auburn

Jonah Wesely

LHP

6-2

210

Tracy

CA

Tracy

UCLA

Devin Williams

RHP

6-3

172

Florissant

MO

Hazelwood West

Missouri

Garrett Williams

LHP

6-2

195

Shreveport

LA

Calvary Baptist Academy

Oklahoma State

See Complete Rawlings Preseason All-America Teams and All-Region selections at http://www.perfectgame.org/all_americans/2013/Default.aspx

About Rawlings

Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc. is an innovative manufacturer and marketer of sporting goods worldwide. Founded in 1887, Rawlings is an authentic global sports brand, trusted by generations of athletes from the sandlot to the pros. Rawlings’ unparalleled quality and expert craftsmanship are the fundamental reasons why more athletes choose Rawlings, and why Rawlings is the Official Batting Helmet and Ball Supplier of Major League Baseball®, the official baseball of Minor League Baseball™ and the NCAA®, and the approved baseball, basketball, football and softball of the National High School Federation®. For more information, please visit www.rawlings.com or by call (314) 819-2800.

About Jarden Corporation
Jarden Corporation is a leading provider of a diverse range of consumer products with a portfolio of over 100 trusted, quality brands sold globally. Jarden operates in three primary business segments through a number of well recognized brands, including: Outdoor Solutions: Abu Garcia®, Aero®, Berkley®, Campingaz® and Coleman®, ExOfficio®, Fenwick®, Gulp!®, K2®, Marker®, Marmot®, Mitchell®, Penn®, Rawlings®, Shakespeare®, Stearns®, Stren®, Trilene®, Völkl® and Zoot®; Consumer Solutions: Bionaire®, Breville®, Crock-Pot®, FoodSaver®, Health o meter®, Holmes®, Mr. Coffee®, Oster®, Patton®, Rival®, Seal-a-Meal®, Sunbeam®, VillaWare® and White Mountain®; and Branded Consumables: Ball®, Bee®, Bernardin®, Bicycle®, Billy Boy®, Crawford®, Diamond®, Dicon®, Fiona®, First Alert®, First Essentials®, Hoyle®, Kerr®, Lehigh®, Lifoam®, Lillo®, Loew Cornell®, Mapa®, NUK®, Pine Mountain®, Quickie®, Spontex® and Tigex®. Headquartered in Rye, N.Y., Jarden ranks #371 on the Fortune 500 and has over 25,000 employees worldwide. For in-depth information about Jarden, please visit www.jarden.com.

About Perfect Game USA
Perfect Game USA is the world’s largest scouting report service, reporting on thousands of young players each year. Along with holding the top tournaments and showcase events, Perfect Game (PG) has established a reputation for identifying the top baseball prospects each year. The PG identification process has become a valuable and respected resource for College Recruiters and MLB Scouts. For more information, please visitwww.perfectgame.org.