College Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the 2011 College Baseball season by checking in on the Top 100 Players in the country. We will be providing one player per day until we reach number 1.
We continue the list today with number 12 in our countdown with Georgia Tech LHP Jed Bradley. He is from Huntsville, Alabama, where he attended Huntsville High School for one year. He ended up making six starts as a senior striking out 59 and posting a 1.79 ERA in 39 innings of work. Before transferring to Alabama, he picked up two letters at Eisenhower High School in Shelby Township, Michigan. In his final season at Eisenhower, he had a 0.91 ERA, tossing seven complete games. He ended up setting the school record at Eisenhower High School while being tabbed to the 2007 Detroit Free Press Top-20 in addition to being named to the all-conference and all-district teams.
Bradley’s freshman season in 2009 saw him make 12 appearances with five weekday and three weekend starts. He finished the season with a 2-3 record, holding a 6.65 ERA while striking out 49 batters in 44.2 innings pitched.
Jed stepped into the starting rotation during his sophomore season as the Yellow Jackets number 3 starter. He ended up finishing the season with a 9-5 record and a 4.83 ERA. He went 6-2 with a 4.45 in ACC play while striking out 8.59 batters per nine innings.
He spent the summer of 2010 in the Cape Cod Baseball League with the Wareham Gatemen. In the prestigious league, he made six starts while going 2-3 record with a 1.98 ERA totaling 41.1 innings of work. He allowed just 33 hits in his six outings while striking out 44 batters. Baseball America rated him as the fourth best prospect in the league.