Category Archives: 2012 Top Players

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Top 100 Countdown: 88. John Neely (Texas Tech)

College Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the 2012 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 88 with Texas Tech’s John Neely. The Sugarland, Texas native attended Clements High School. He won varsity letters in both baseball and football while going 7-1 as a senior. Continue reading

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Top 100 Countdown: 89. Ronnie Freeman (Kennesaw State)

College Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the 2012 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 89 with Kennesaw State junior catcher Ronnie Freeman. The Lawrenceville, Georgia native attended Brookwood High School where he was a four year letter winner. He helped the team win the region championship in 07 and to a national ranking of 3rd in 2008. Continue reading

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Top 100 Countdown: 90. Justin Jones (Cal)

College Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the 2012 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 90 with Cal junior LHP Justin Jones. The 6’2 188 pound lefty out of Oakdale, California had an outstanding high school career at Oakdale High School. As a senior, he went 10-1 with 118 strikeouts and a 0.42 ERA. He was even better as a junior going a perfect 12-0 with 124 strikeouts and a 0.40 ERA. The Chicago White Sox selected him in the seventh round but he decided to head to Berkley to become a member of the Cal squad.  Continue reading

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Top 100 Countdown: 91. Tony Kemp (Vanderbilt)

College Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the 2012 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 91 with Vanderbilt sophomore outfielder Tony Kemp. He is a 5’6 165 pounder out of Nashville, Tennessee while attending Centennial High School. Kemp was a four year letter winner in football and baseball while being named All-District selection three years, All-Tournament Team as a junior and senior, and First team All-Midstate as a junior and senior. Continue reading

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Top 100 Countdown: 92. Joey DeMichele (Arizona State)

College Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the 2012 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 92 with Arizona State junior infielder/outfielder Joey DeMichele. He is from Phoenix, Arizona attending Arcadia High School where he was a four year letter winner. He hit .550 with 13 home runs and a record 1.130 slugging percentage as a senior. Continue reading

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Top 100 Countdown: 93. Zack Weiss (UCLA)

College Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the 2012 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 93 with UCLA sophomore RHP Zack Weiss. He is a 6’2 210 right hander out of Irvine, California where he attended Northwood High School. He was a two-year varsity baseball letterwinner under head coach Rob Stuart at Northwood High. As a senior, he went 7-5 with a 2.45 ERA, 82 strikeouts, 34 walks and two saves in 65.2 innings. The Pittsburgh Pirates selected him 10th round of the 2010 MLB Draft by the Pittsburgh Pirates.  Continue reading

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Top 100 Countdown: 94. Andrew Stumph (Texas State)

College Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the 2012 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 94 in Texas State junior Andrew Stumph. The 6’0 210 pound catcher out of Katy, Texas had an outstanding prep career at Katy High School. He picked up four letters under Tom McPherson. He was named All-Greater Houston Co-Newcomer of the Year as a freshman in 2006 as he set a school record with 51 RBIs. He also earned three-time all-state honors and all-American honorable mention in 2008 and 2009 while being named 2009 district MVP. Continue reading

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Top 100 Countdown: 95. Cole Swanson (San Diego State)

College Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the 2012 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 95 in San Diego State sophomore LHP Cole Swanson. The 6’5 195 pound lefty is from San Diego, California where he attended Torrey Pines High School picking up three letters. As a senior, he went  5-5 with one save and a 2.59 ERA in 13 appearances (nine starts). He was honored as an All-Avocado League honorable mention member after the season.  Continue reading

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Top 100 Countdown: 96. Krey Bratsen (Texas A&M)

College Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the 2012 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 with number 96 with Texas A&M sophomore outfielder Krey Bratsen. He checks in at 6’0 and 175 pounds out of Bryan, Texas where he attended Bryan High School. Bratsen had an outstanding career which saw him win four letters while bringing the team to the state playoffs in each season. The Oakland Athletics selected him in the 45th round of the 2010 MLB Draft but he decided to continue his baseball career at Texas A&M. Continue reading

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Top 100 Countdown: 97. Brian Holmes (Wake Forest)

College Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the 2012 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 with number 97 junior Wake Forest LHP Brian Holmes. He is from Lawrenceville, Georgia and was a two year letterwinner at Mill Creek High School. As a senior, he went  4-1 with a 1.89 ERA and 43 strikeouts while leading the team to the state playoffs both years.  Continue reading