FROM CBB NEWS SOURCES NEW YORK — USA Baseball announced Wednesday 23 of the 24 members of its 2008 U.S. Olympic Baseball Team. The Davey Johnson-led squad is set to compete in the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, Aug. 8-24 (baseball competition Aug. 13-23). The team features 12 pitchers and 11 position players. The 24th member […]
2008 Top Players
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE (NEW YORK) – USA Baseball announced today the selection of Florida State’s Buster Posey (Leesburg, Ga.) as the winner of the 2008 USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award (GSA). This year marks the 31st consecutive year that the USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award has been presented to the nation’s premier amateur baseball […]
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE Lubbock, Texas – The Brooks Wallace National Player of the Year Award Selection Committee has named Florida State All-American catcher Buster Posey of Leesburg, Ga., as the fifth recipient of the award, which was presented in a national telecast (FCS) on Wednesday evening at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center. Posey conquered […]
Baseball America has put out their 2008 Freshmen All-American teams led by Chris Hernandez of Miami (FL) who was named BA National Player of the Year award winner. The full team is available below.
FROM NCBWA RELEASE LINCOLN, Neb. – A total of 56 standout college baseball players from every part of the country are featured on the 13th Annual Pro-Line Athletic National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association All-America Team, the organization announced today. The 2008 NCBWA All-America Team is comprised of teams from 19 different conferences and 17 conference […]
The NC State Wolfpack head down to Athens Ga to take on the Georgia Bulldogs in a matchup between ACC/SEC schools. The Wolfpack have a 40-20 overall record while going 18-11 in the ACC. The Bulldogs have an overall record of 39-22-1 while winning the SEC regular season title with a 20-9-1 record.
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE HOUSTON — Aaron Crow of Missouri, Joshua Fields of Georgia, Chris Hernandez of Miami (Fla.) and Brian Matusz of San Diego have been selected as finalists for The Roger Clemens Award, which honors the top pitcher in college baseball. The winner will be announced this summer in Houston. The four pitchers […]
Tim Beckham from Griffin Ga will be the number 1 pick in the MLB 2008 Draft today at 2 pm by the Tampa Bay Rays. This goes against many experts including ESPN’s Keith Law that expected Florida State catcher Buster Posey to be selected in the top spot. I think this selection is better since […]
FROM NCBWA RELEASE STARKVILLE, Miss. (NCBWA) — University of Georgia relief pitcher Joshua Fields is the 2008 recipient of the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association’s Stopper of the Year Award, the NCBWA announced Wednesday. Fields helped the Georgia Bulldogs (39-22-1) capture the 2008 Southeastern Conference baseball championship and made a pair of game-closing relief appearances […]
Fans of all kinds come out for the Buster Posey show. (NoleSports) Freshman All-American Chris Hernandez will take the hill for Miami on Friday (Miami Herald) What Georgia has to do to reach Omaha. (Atlanta Journal-Constitution) It looks like the Athens Super Regional might be sold out. (Effingham Herald) Texas A&M and Rice is a […]