Category Archives: 2014 Top 100 Players

2014 Lowe’s Senior Class Award Finalists

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LowesSeniorClassAwardOVERLAND PARK, Kan. (April 30, 2014) – Ten NCAA® baseball student-athletes who excel both on and off the diamond were selected as finalists today for the 2014 Senior CLASS Award® in collegiate baseball. To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must be classified as an NCAA Division I senior and have notable achievements in four areas of excellence – community, classroom, character and competition. The complete list of finalists follows this release. Continue reading 2014 Lowe’s Senior Class Award Finalists

Inside the Pac-12: Oregon State shows its mettle in sweep of Ducks

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Six days ago, Oregon State blew a 6-1 lead in a loss to Sacramento State.

The Beavers underwent a “come-to-Jesus” talking to from senior pitcher Ben Wetzler. Since then, the Beavers have been both resilient, patient and unbeatable.

Junior lefthander Jace Fry allowed one hit in eight innings, Michael Conforto had a first-inning solo home run and fifth-ranked Oregon State won its fourth straight in finishing off a Pac-12 Conference sweep of arch rival Oregon at Goss Stadium on Sunday with a 7-1 victory. Continue reading Inside the Pac-12: Oregon State shows its mettle in sweep of Ducks

Inside the Pac-12: Wetzler becomes Oregon State’s ace of aces

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Senior lefthander Ben Wetzler isn’t interested in individual accomplishments.

He did forego professional riches to become the winningest pitcher in Oregon State history. Wetzler, a fifth-round draft pick of the Philadelphia Phillies in June 2013, returned to the Beavers for one simple reason.

“The dog pile,” he said. Continue reading Inside the Pac-12: Wetzler becomes Oregon State’s ace of aces

NCBWA Midseason Stopper of the Year Watch List

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NCBWA LogoTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (NCBWA) — Fifty players have been named to the mid-season watch list for the 10th annual National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Stopper of the Year Award, given to the top relief pitcher in NCAA Division I baseball, as announced by the association on Wednesday. Continue reading NCBWA Midseason Stopper of the Year Watch List

Justin Blood and Sean Newcomb turning around Hartford Program

In three years, Sean Newcomb has done a lot for the Hartford baseball program.

His pitching perfection started earlier this season with a 0.00 ERA through his first six starts. This has brought on intense media attention while having MLB scouts to campus to the Hawks’ (18-14 overall, 6-2 America East) games, giving the program a boost in attention and his teammates who had not yet reached scouts’ radars a chance to grab their eye. Continue reading Justin Blood and Sean Newcomb turning around Hartford Program

2014 CBD Scouting Report: Matt Chapman (Cal State Fullerton)

Matt Chapman is projected by many to be a top- round selection come June, and over the weekend there was an opportunity to view Chapman in the series at Oregon.

On Friday, Chapman started out by flying out to left field on a pitch he just missed. Continue reading 2014 CBD Scouting Report: Matt Chapman (Cal State Fullerton)