Category Archives: CBD Column

CBB Top 50 Countdown: Number 41 Brad Boxberger (USC)

(Courtesy of USC Media Relations)
(Courtesy of USC Media Relations)

The CBB continues our countdown to the 2009 College Baseball season with our Top 50 players to watch. We will be providing one player each day (Monday-Saturday) until we reach number 1.

We continue the list today with Junior righthanded pitcher Brad Boxberger from Southern Cal checking in at the 41st spot in our countdown. He is a 6′2 195 pound righty from Foothill High School and Tustin California. Continue reading

CBB Top 50 Countdown: Number 42 Matt Harvey (UNC)

Matt Harvey (Courtesy of UNC Media Relations)
Matt Harvey (Courtesy of UNC Media Relations)

The CBB continues our countdown to the 2009 College Baseball season with our Top 50 players to watch. We will be providing one player each day (Monday-Saturday) until we reach number 1.

We continue the list today with Sophomore righthanded pitcher Matt Harvey from North Carolina checking in at the 42nd spot in our countdown. He is a 6′4 200 pound righty from Mystic Connecticut and Fitch High School. Continue reading

CBB Top 50 Countdown: Number 43 Matt Prokopowicz (Hofstra)

Courtesy of Hofstra Media Relations
Courtesy of Hofstra Media Relations

The CBB continues our countdown to the 2009 College Baseball season with our Top 50 players to watch. We will be providing one player each day (Monday-Saturday) until we reach number 1.

We continue the list today with Junior Matt Prokopowicz from Hofstra checking in at the 43rd spot in our countdown. He is a 6′0 205 pound third baseman out of Massapequa High School in Massapequa New York. Continue reading

CBB Top 50 Countdown: Number 44 Tommy Mendonca (Fresno State)

The CBB continues our countdown to the 2009 College Baseball season with our Top 50 players to watch. We will be providing one player each day (Monday-Saturday) until we reach number 1.

We continue the list today with Junior Tommy Mendonca from Fresno State checking in at the 44th spot in our countdown. He is a 6’1 200 pound third baseman out of Turlock High School in Turlock California. Continue reading

CBB Top 50 Countdown: Number 45 Gavin Brooks (UCLA)

Gavin Brooks looks to bring UCLA to the CWS
Gavin Brooks (UCLA Photo)

The CBB continues our countdown to the 2009 College Baseball season with our Top 50 players to watch. We will be providing one player each day until we reach number 1.

We continue the list today with Junior Gavin Brook from UCLA checking in at the 45th spot in our countdown. He is a 6’3 210 pound left handed pitcher from Vista California where he attended high school at Rancho Buena Vista. Continue reading

CBB Top 50 Countdown: Number 46 Sammy Solis (San Diego)

Sammy Solis looks to replace Matusz in the rotation

The CBB continues our countdown to the 2009 College Baseball season with our Top 50 players to watch. We will be providing one player each day until we reach number 1.

We continue the list today with Sophomore Sammy Solis from the University of San Diego checking in at the 46th spot in our countdown. He is a 6-5 228 pound lefthander from Litchfield Park, Arizona and Agua Fria high school where he played four years of varsity baseball where he had a 25-8 record with a 398 strikeouts which is fourth best in the history of Arizona high school baseball. Continue reading

CBB Top 50 Countdown: Number 47 Eric Erickson (Miami, FL)

Eric Erickson (Courtesy of Miami (FL) Media Relations)

The CBB continues our countdown to the 2009 College Baseball season with our Top 50 players to watch. We will be providing one player each day until we reach number 1.

We continue the list today with Eric Erickson of Miami, FL checking in at the 47th spot in our countdown. He is a 6’0 190 pound left-handed pitcher out of Sarasota High School in Sarasota, Florida where he had an outstanding career under Clyde Metcalf. Continue reading

CBB Top 50 Countdown: Number 48 Tony Sanchez (Boston College)

Tony Sanchez hopes to lead BC to an ACC title in 2009 (Courtesy of BC Athletics)
Tony Sanchez hopes to lead BC to an ACC title in 2009 (Courtesy of BC Athletics)

The CBB continues our countdown to the 2009 College Baseball season with our Top 50 players to watch. We will be providing one player each day until we reach number 1.

We continue the list today with Tony Sanchez Jr. out of Boston College checking in at the 48th spot in our countdown. He is entering his junior season behind the plate for the Boston College Eagles after two successful seasons in a tough ACC. He is from Miami Killian High School in Miami Florida. Continue reading

CBB Top 50 Countdown: Number 49 Robert Stock (USC)

Robert Stock (Courtesy of USC)
Robert Stock (Courtesy of USC)

The CBB continues our countdown to the 2009 College Baseball season with our Top 50 players to watch. We will be providing one player each day until we reach number 1.

We continue the list today with number 49 Robert Stock of Southern California. He is a 6-1, 190 pound junior catcher out of Agoura High School and from Westlake Village, California. Continue reading

CBB Top 50 Countdown: Number 50 Hiram Burgos (Bethune Cookman)

Hiram Burgos of Bethune Cookman

The CBB starts the countdown to the 2009 College Baseball Season by checking in with the Top 50 players in the country. We will be providing one player each day until we reach number 1.

We start the list at number 50 with Bethune-Cookman’s senior right-handed pitcher Hiram Burgos. He is listed at 5-11 and 200 pounds out of Cayey, Puerto Rico Continue reading