CBB Weekend Links

Matt A. Brown, Orange County RegisterCal State Fullerton shortstop Christian Colon on picking college over the minor leagues: “I know it’s tough to eat the right things in the minor leagues, and I didn’t think I was strong enough to avoid getting run down a little bit.” (Orange County Register)

Gordon Beckham tied the Georgia single season homerun record with his 23rd longball of the season last night in the second game of a double header against Alabama. (BamaMag)

Buster Posey scores only run, gets the save in Florida State win. (Tallahassee Democrat)

Pedro Alvarez couldn’t come through in the clutch last night against Florida, as the Commodores drop their fourth straight game. (Tennessean)

University of Arizona catcher Dwight Childs likes to play head games with opposing hitters. (Tucson Citizen)

The Houston Astros are looking to go with an experienced college player with the 10th overall pick. (MLB)

Seven college players are in the top ten of the draft board over at Minor League Ball. (Minor League Ball)

In a battle of two of the Pac-10′s top two pitchers, Washington’s Jordan Merry has his first poor performance of the season while Mike Leake pitches 8 strong in the Sun Devils 13-3 victory. (Devils Digest)

Aaron Crow’s stats “are pornography to baseball geeks.” (Columbia Tribune)

The best pitcher at Stanford doesn’t even play on the team. (SF Gate)