We continue the countdown today at number 94 with Mercer junior third baseman Jacob Tanis. He is from Peachtree City Georgia and attended McIntosh High School. He earned four letters in baseball while also picking up two with the basketball program. He was named first team all-state and regional player of the year as a senior.
We continue the countdown today at number 95 with Florida State junior infielder Sherman Johnson. He is from Alonso High School and from Tampa Florida. He had an outstanding career in high school which saw him play all four years including being named All-County as a junior and senior.
We continue the countdown today at number 96 with Florida Atlantic senior Andy Mee. He is 6’0 190 pounds two-way player from Palm Beach Gardens Florida where he attended Palm Beach Gardens High School where he was a four year letterwinner and the team MVP.
We continue the countdown today at number 97 with Louisville junior outfielder Stewart Ijames. He checks in at 6’1 and 201 pounds as he is from Owensboro Kentucky where he attended Owensboro Catholic. He was a five time letter winner at Owensboro Catholic being named All-State twice, All-Region and All-Area selection three times. He was named the state tournament MVP when the Aces won the 2005 state championship. During his senior season, he hit .542 with ten homers. The Milwaukee Brewers selected him in the 46th round of the 2007 MLB Draft but Stewart decided to head to Louisville to continue his baseball career.
We continue the countdown today at number 98 with Florida International sophomore outfielder Jabari Henry. He is a 6’1 and 200 pounds from Orlando Florida where he attended Olympia High School. In high school, he was named the 23rd best player in the state of Florida and 124th in the country by Perfect Game. The Texas Rangers selected him in the 39th round but he decided to attend Florida International University.
We continue the countdown today at number 99 with Arizona junior Kyle Simon who is a 6’5 and 210 pounder right handed pitcher. He is originally from Los Alamitos California while he attended Los Alamitos High School. He was named All-Sunset league in his junior and senior season. During his junior year, he went 7-2 leading the team to a Sunset League Championship.
We start off the countdown today at number 100 with UC-Riverside RHP Matt Andriese. He is a junior from Redlands California where he attended Redlands East Valley High School. His high school days saw him earned three letters under Steve Hernandez. He help lead the Wildcats to a back to back Citrus Belt Championships in 2007 and 2008. Matt was named all-league in each of his three seasons while being named All-CIF during his final two seasons. In his senior campaign, he went an outstanding 9-2 with a 0.82 ERA which led to him being selected by the Texas Rangers in the 37th round.
We will be starting our 2011 Top 100 countdown tomorrow morning with number 100 and continue it until we reach number 1. The list is based on TCBB contributing members and using many publications around the country evaluations during the college season and summer league action. We will include videos when possible so you can take a look at some of the players you might not have had the chance of seeing.