Category Archives: 2010 Season Coverage

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Former USF star taking on a New Challenge

Former South Florida baseball player Ryan Lockwood is taking on a new challenge now as he is preparing to become a Navy SEAL. Lockwood played three seasons under head coach Lelo Prado with his best season coming in 2008 when he had a 30 game hitting streak while being named a Freshman All-American. Last season, Coach Prado started receiving phone calls from Lockwood’s parents questioning what was going on with Ryan’s body as he was losing weight. Come to find out, Lockwood had started to prepare himself both mentally and physically to join the Navy SEAL program.   Continue reading

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Top 100 Countdown: 54. Matt Price (South Carolina)

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 countdown today at number 54 with South Carolina Redshirt Sophomore Matt Price.  Price hails from Sumter, SC, where at Sumter High School he was part of the 2008 AAAA All-State Team, where he had a 7-4 record and a 0.40 ERA. Even though he hasn’t started a game for the Gamecocks, Price once pitched a 17 strikeout no-hitter at the World Bat Championships in Jupiter, Florida, in 2006.  In that same year, he helped lead his Sumter High School team to a South Carolina State Championship.

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Barret Loux signs with the Texas Rangers

On Friday, Barret Loux formerly of Texas A&M signed a free agent contract with the Texas Rangers. He was selected with the sixth overall pick in the 2010 MLB Draft by the Arizona Diamondbacks. Loux ended up coming to an agreement with the D-Backs for over 2 million dollars but ended up failing his physical due to shoulder issues that were discovered during the examination. The D-Backs refused to negotiate with Loux anymore after this discovery. Continue reading

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Top 100 Countdown: 64. Jason Coats (TCU)

TCU AthleticsCollege 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 countdown today at number 64 with TCU junior outfielder Jason Coats. He is from Plano, Texas where he attended Plano West High School picking up three letters. As a senior, he had a .450 batting average with a .950 slugging percentage and nine home runs. He was able to help lead the team to a 28-0 record and a 5A state championship. He picked up several honors including being named the MVP of the Texas North/South All-Star game and first team all-state.

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Top 100 Countdown: 67. Garrett Buechele (Oklahoma)

BuecheleOklahomaCollege 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 countdown today at number 67 with Oklahoma junior infielder Garrett Buechele. The Arlington TX native had an impressive career at Arlington Lamar High School where he won three letters. During his career, he had an impressive .421 batting average with eight homers and 65 RBIs while having a .430 batting average with 30 RBIs as a senior.

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Top 100 Countdown: 70. Christian Walker (South Carolina

ChristianWalkerUSCThe CBB 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 countdown today at number 70 with South Carolina sophomore infielder Christian Walker. He is from Limerick, Pennsylvania where he attended Kennedy-Kenrick High School. As a senior, he hit .588 his senior season which led to him being named to 2009 Philadelphia Inquirer All-S.E. Pennsylvania team. He was rated 88th best high school player in the country by PG Crosschecker as well as the No. 1 best high school player in the state of Pennsylvania. The LA Dodgers ended up picking him in the 49th round but were not able to come to terms with him.

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Clemson’s Kyle Parker faces off against NC State’s Russell Wilson

ParkervsWilsonClemson starting quarterback Kyle Parker will face off against NC State Wolfpack and quarterback Russell Wilson tomorrow. Both quarterbacks are members of the Colorado Rockies organization after being selected in the 2010 MLB Draft. Parker was picked in the first round by Colorado and ended up signing for $1.4 million while Wilson signed for 200,000.

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Top 100 Countdown: 75. Taylor Featherston (TCU)

TCU AthleticsThe CBB 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 countdown today at number 75 with Taylor Featherston. He comes from Katy, Texas where he attended Taylor High School. He was a three year letter winner and was rated the 28th best prospect in Texas by Baseball America.

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Top 100 Countdown: 83. Cameron Seitzer (Oklahoma)

CameronSeitzerOklahomaHeadshotThe CBB 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 countdown today at number 83 with Oklahoma junior infielder Cameron Seitzer. He is a 6-4 and 210 pounds from Overland Park, Kansas and attended Blue Valley West High School. In high school he was a three-year letterwinner under head coach Bill McDonald. As a senior, he hit. 432 with 24 RBIs, 14 doubles and three homers while being named first team all-state, first team all-metro and all-conference in 2008. He had a career .520 batting average with 87 RBIs, 39 doubles and 10 homers.

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