FROM PRESS RELEASE TUCSON, Ariz. — The University of Arizona has been ranked No. 1 in Collegiate Baseball newspaper’s Fabulous 40 pre-season NCAA Division I poll. The Wildcats have their strongest team since winning national championships in 1976, 1980 and 1986 as nine position player starters are back along with seven superb pitchers from a […]
Vanderbilt Coach Tim Corbin took questions from fans via VUCommodores.com this past week. Here’s the results. See if you can guess which three came from me. I’m sure Brian can nail at least one of ’em.
FROM PRESS RELEASE LINCOLN, Neb. – In a year when pitching has a solid chance of being dominant, the eighth annual National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association preseason 2008 All-America team reflects the plethora of mound aces returning for the upcoming campaign.
The CBB has been previewing some of the top players in the country for the 2008 season throughout this off-season. This week we check in on the top freshmen in the country. Derek Dietrich SS/P (Georgia Tech) Derek Dietrich is a 6’1 199 pound shortstop/pitcher out of Parma OH. He was a third round pick […]
Patrick Ebert of PG Crosschecker checks in with his early signing period standout classes. You can read his full review here. In alphabetical order (with three of each class’ top names), Ebert notes: Arkansas, led by Austin Wright, Bobby Bundy and Tyler Sample. Florida, with Ryan Weber, Nick Maronde and Jerico Weitzel. Georgia, featuring Brett […]
Kendall Rogers, baseball editor for Rivals.com, kicks off his top storylines of 2008. Prime among those are OSU’s efforts to produce the coveted Three-Peat. Also featured are the Pac-10 race between ASU, UCLA and OSU; the Longhorns efforts to make it back to Omaha; Vanderbilt’s high octane offense and Miami’s charge in the ACC. The […]
CSTV editor Doug Kroll checks in with his weekly article about the top players in the country. This week he focuses on outfielders. His top outfielder is Dominic De la Osa of Vanderbilt followed up by Kyle Russell of Texas. The full article is available by clicking here where he also lists Jack Rye (FSU), […]
Aaron Fitt of Baseball America gave out some props for the big Fall signings in baseball. Leading the way were the stacked classes at Georgia (21 total, with seven of BA’s top 100 signees) and Arizona State (24, four of the top 100). Fitt noted that both UGA and ASU went the aggressive route, taking […]
Doug Kroll of CSTV checks in this week previewing the top third basemen in the country. Pedro Alvarez is listed as the top prospect which is expected since he has been one of the top players in the entire nation for his first two seasons with Vanderbilt. He also talks about Logan Forsythe of Arkansas, […]
We have been posting articles for over two weeks now on teams releasing their 2009 signees. We continue the tradition today with some more press releases. Click on the respective team for the full press release. South Carolina Iowa St. Mary’s (CA)