FROM NCBWA RELEASE LINCOLN, Neb. — The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association, working in conjunction with the St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce, has released the list of 16 semifinalists for the 2008 Dick Howser Trophy, given to the top player in collegiate baseball. The membership of the NCBWA will choose the Dick Howser Trophy […]
2008 Top Players
The CBB recently had an opportunity to take in the Missouri-Kansas series over this past weekend. We focused on the strong Missouri team which includes one of the top pitchers in the country for 2008 in Aaron Crow and one of the top 2009 pitching prospects in Kyle Gibson. We also checked in on some […]
The CBB will be holding a Q and A with our great readers about the 2008 MLB Draft around Memorial Day. We are asking our loyal readers to send us some questions and we will be answering as many questions as possible about different players around the nation.
Junior/SP/Ole Miss Say it with me in a Donald Trump impression – “he’s huuuuuge” To the tune of 6’5 – 260 as listed on the Ole Miss web site. I don’t know that he is 6’5, but 260 does not surprise me. Lynn is underrated based on where I see him on preseason draft lists: […]
The CBB will be holding a Q and A with our great readers about the 2008 MLB Draft over the coming weeks. We are asking our loyal readers to send us some questions and we will be answering as many questions as possible about different players around the nation.
Rivals.com division Rivals High released their first ever Top 100 High School Baseball Players this week. The rankings (found here) are topped by Griffin, GA SS Tim Beckham (pictured left), a Southern Cal commit and probable top 5 pick in the upcoming draft. Joining him at the top are Cooper City, FL 1B Eric Hosmer (Arizona […]
Junior/3B/1B/Arizona State Brett Wallace can hit – fastballs, curveballs, changeups, oranges, grapefruit, pinatas…you get the idea. So, the obvious question is: why don’t most of the projection lists have him as a top 10 talent? I wondered the same thing – more specifically, why is there a feeling that Smoak, Hosmer, and Alonso are better […]
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCES The College Baseball Foundation and Diamond Sports are proud to bring you this week’s “National All-Star Lineup”. Outstanding individual performances have earned several ‘newcomers’ a spot in the lineup. Josh Harrison of Cincinnati boasted a perfect 10 for 10 effort. Old Dominion’s Anthony Shawler tied a school record with 18 strikeouts […]
The following is a scouting report on the Texas Tech Red Raiders from Aman Reaka who watched them play against Kansas on April 11th-13th. We will continue to bring you scouting looks at certain teams throughout the season. JR Roger Kieschnick 6’3, 215, RF Kieschnick is a stud hitter with plus power who should be […]
Crow or Matusz, Matusz or Crow? That seems to be the question. Fortunately for comparison sake, the only similarity they really share is they are both studs. I am not going to get into college numbers when comparing them, because most college numbers are useless. The fact that Matusz struck out 16 against San Fransisco […]