FROM COLLEGIATE BASEBALL NEWS PRESS RELEASE
TUCSON, Ariz. — The 2013 Louisville Slugger pre-season All-American baseball teams, selected by Collegiate Baseball newspaper, features a who’s who of NCAA Division I baseball players.
The projected National Player of The Year is CF/RHP Michael Lorenzen of Cal. St. Fullerton. Last season, he recorded 16 saves and a 1.23 ERA as a pitcher and hit .297 with 20 doubles, 43 RBI and 14 stolen bases.
The three All-American teams include:
FIRST TEAM PRE-SEASON ALL-AMERICANS
RHP Nick Petree, Missouri St. (10-4, 1.01 ERA, 114 K, went 73 innings without allowing earned run)
RHP Mark Appel, Stanford (10-2, 2.56 ERA, 130 K, 30 BB, possible top pick in 2013 Draft)
LHP Carlos Rodon, N.C. State (9-0, 1.57 ERA, 135 K, 41 BB)
RHP Trevor Williams, Arizona St. (12-2, 2.05 ERA, 59 K, 13 BB)
RHP Adam Plutko, UCLA (12-3, 2.48 ERA, 99 K, 47 BB)
LHP Sean Manaea, Indiana St. (dominated Cape Cod League with 95 mph fastball, 5-1, 1.22 ERA, 85 K)
Relief Jimmie Sherfy, Oregon (19 SV, 5-3, 2.20 ERA, 93 K, 34 BB)
C Mitchell Garver, New Mexico (great defense, .377, 10 HR, 27 2B, 57 RBI)
1B George Roberts, Kent St. (.364, 8 HR, 23 2B, 66 RBI)
2B L.J. Mazzilli, Connecticut (.339, 9 HR, 19 2B, 30 RBI, 16 SB)
3B D.J. Peterson, New Mexico (.419, 17 HR, 21 2B, 78 RBI)
SS Trea Turner, N.C. State (.336, 5 HR, 13 2B, 43 RBI, 57 SB)
OF Raph Rhymes, Louisiana St. (.431, 4 HR, 11 2B, 53 RBI)
OF Michael Conforto, Oregon St. (.349, 13 HR, 14 2B, 76 RBI)
OF Boomer Collins, Dallas Baptist (.374, 13 HR, 23 2B, 58 RBI, 15 SB)
DH Nick Backlund, Mercer (.381, 16 HR, 16 2B, 58 RBI)
UT (CF/RHP) Michael Lorenzen, Cal. St. Fullerton (.297, 20 2B, 43 RBI, 14 SB, 16 SV, 1.23 ERA)
SECOND TEAM PRE-SEASON ALL-AMERICANS
RHP Ryne Stanek, Arkansas
LHP Kent Emanuel, North Carolina
LHP Dillon Overton, Oklahoma
RHP Jonathan Gray, Oklahoma
RHP Chris Rowley, Army
RHP Buck Farmer, Georgia Tech.
RHP Konner Wade, Arizona
LHP Corey Littrell, Kentucky
RHP Tyler Skulina, Kent St.
RHP Bobby Wahl, Mississippi
RHP Aaron Nola, Louisiana St.
Relief Corey Knebel, Texas
Relief Aaron Burke, Coastal Carolina
C Grayson Greiner, South Carolina
C Spencer Navin, Vanderbilt
1B Mason Katz, Louisiana St.
1B Conrad Gregor, Vanderbilt
2B Erich Weiss, Texas
3B Kris Bryant, San Diego
SS Adam Frazier, Mississippi St.
OF Johnny Field, Arizona
OF Austin Cousino, Kentucky
OF Austin Wilson, Stanford
UT Marco Gonzales, Gonzaga
THIRD TEAM PRE-SEASON ALL-AMERICANS
RHP Preston Morrison, Texas Christian
RHP Andrew Mitchell, Texas Christian
LHP Brandon Leibrandt, Florida St.
RHP Mike Compton, Florida St.
LHP Jordan Montgomery, South Carolina
RHP Colby Holmes, South Carolina
RHP Andrew Pierce, Southern Mississippi
LHP Ben Wetzler, Oregon St.
RHP Jonathon Crawford, Florida
RHP Austin Kubitza, Rice
Relief Preston Hatcher, Western Carolina
Relief Michael Wagner, San Diego
Relief Dan Slania, Notre Dame
Relief Jonathan Holder, Mississippi St.
Relief Colby Suggs, Arkansas
Relief Tyler Webb, South Carolina
Relief Ryan Connolly, Coastal Carolina
C Riley Moore, Arizona
C Austin Wynns, Fresno St.
1B Brian Ragira, Stanford
1B Johnny Coy, Wichita St.
1B Ryan Padilla, New Mexico
2B Steve Wilkerson, Clemson
2B Jordan Hankins, Austin Peay St.
2B Dominic Ficociello, Arkansas
2B Tony Kemp, Vanderbilt
3B Colin Moran, North Carolina
3B Eric Jagielo, Notre Dame
3B Joey Cujas, Virginia Commonwealth
3B Alex Blandino, Stanford
3B Jose Trevino, Oral Roberts
SS Hunter Dozier, Stephen F. Austin
SS Parker Hipp, New Mexico St.
OF Hunter Renfroe, Mississippi St.
OF Phillip Ervin, Samford
OF Brandon Thomas, Georgia Tech.
OF Bill Cullen, Virginia Commonwealth
OF Tyler Molinaro, N.C. Wilmington
UT Desmond Russell, Jackson St.