USA BASEBALL REVEALS 60-PLAYER MIDSEASON GOLDEN SPIKES AWARD WATCH LIST

GoldenSpikesAward_thumb.jpgDURHAM, N.C. — USA Baseball released its 60-player midseason USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award watch list on Thursday, continuing the journey to naming the top amateur baseball player in the country in a 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 watch list will continue to be a “rolling” list until May 27 — when the semifinalists for the award are announced — ensuring that athletes can play themselves into consideration for the award. Continue reading USA BASEBALL REVEALS 60-PLAYER MIDSEASON GOLDEN SPIKES AWARD WATCH LIST

2015 CBD JOURNAL WITH CAMPBELL BASEBALL FOR APRIL 9TH

I am glad to be back and at it on my next blog about Campbell Baseball. Things got a bit busy there between playing on the road and loads of schoolwork. That is where the men are separated from the boys. As a player you have to be able to handle and balance out your life as a student-athlete. I cannot overstate the student part of that. While expectations for our baseball program are always high, they are equaled by our academic expectations. In my classes I am considered a student. In class, I am only a student.

As I write this I am on the way home from Clinton, SC after a road sweep against the Presbyterian Blue Hose. Conference sweeps are always huge for the team that comes out on top but truly detrimental to the losing side. Those on the outside of the fences do not know just how tough these games are and that is what makes them so special. Continue reading 2015 CBD JOURNAL WITH CAMPBELL BASEBALL FOR APRIL 9TH