Category Archives: 2015 Top Players

NCBWA Players of the Week

NCBWA LogoDALLAS (NCBWA) – The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association released its National Player of the Week awards for the period ending Feb. 15. Texas Tech junior first baseman Eric Gutierrez was named National Hitter of the Week, while Navy junior left-handed pitcher Luke Gillingham was named National Pitcher of the Week. The NCBWA Board reviews candidates from each Division I Conference each week and names winners each Tuesday throughout the season. Continue reading NCBWA Players of the Week

2015 Golden Spikes Award Preseason Watch List

GoldenSpikesAward_thumb.jpgDURHAM, N.C. — USA Baseball released its 50-player preseason USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award watch list on Tuesday, beginning the organization’s journey to naming the top amateur baseball player in the country in a trophy presentation on Tuesday, June 23 in Los Angeles. Sponsored by Major League Baseball, and presented in partnership with the Rod Dedeaux Foundation, 2015 marks the 38th year of the USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award.

The preseason watch list features 50 of the nation’s top amateur players, and will be a “rolling” list until May 22 — when the USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award semifinalists are announced — ensuring that athletes can play themselves into consideration for the award throughout the collegiate and high school seasons. Continue reading 2015 Golden Spikes Award Preseason Watch List

College Baseball Daily 2015 Preseason Top ACC Players by Position

ACCLogoWe have gone through previous season stats, MLB draft potential, a players individual tools and overall ability to come up with the preseason top twenty-one players in the Atlantic Coast Conference. The school with the most players on the list with (4) is The University of Virginia, which is not a surprise. Following the Cavaliers up with the second most players on our list is The University of Miami with (3) and then Louisville, North Carolina, Florida State and Clemson are tied with (2) players each. Five teams combined to have (1) player on the list and those five teams are Duke, Boston College, Georgia Tech, Wake Forest, N.C. State and Virginia Tech. Continue reading College Baseball Daily 2015 Preseason Top ACC Players by Position

2015 NCBWA Preseason All-American Teams

NCBWA LogoDALLAS (NCBWA) – One of the youngest, but most talented squads, was honored with the announcement of the 15th annual National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association preseason All-America team Monday. The group features numerous standouts from powers such as defending College World Series champion Vanderbilt, runner-up Virginia and 17 Division I conferences nationwide. Continue reading 2015 NCBWA Preseason All-American Teams

NCBWA releases 2015 Preseason All-American Teams

NCBWA LogoDALLAS – One of the youngestbut most talented squads, was honored with the announcement of the 15th annual National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association preseason All-America team Monday. The group features numerous standouts from powers such as defending College World Series champion Vanderbilt, runner-up Virginia and 17 Division I conferences nationwide. Continue reading NCBWA releases 2015 Preseason All-American Teams

Kyler Murray and the Football-Baseball Debate

The fate of two-sport prep star Kyler Murray remains a toss-up at this point, and his story makes for an interesting sidelight as the upcoming college draft approaches. Murray, the top quarterback recruit according to ESPN 300, has verbally committed to play college football for Texas A&M, but is also being touted as a potential first-round pick in the 2015 MLB Draft. Continue reading Kyler Murray and the Football-Baseball Debate

Collegiate Baseball releases Top 40 Recruiting Classes

Collegiate Baseball Newspaper released their Top 40 Recruiting Classes for the 2014-2015 season. Leading the way is the LSU Tigers with a stunning second place finish by the Wichita State Shockers. Rounding out the Top 5 are Florida, San Diego, and Oklahoma State. You can check out the rest of the Top 40 below.

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