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Top 100 Countdown: 3. Deven Marrero (Arizona State)

College Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the 2012 College Baseball season by checking in on the Top 100 Players in the country. We will be providing one player per day until we reach number 1.

We continue the countdown today at number 3 with Arizona State junior shortstop Deven Marrero. The Davie, Florida native attended American Heritage High School where he was a two time captain. He was also named All-State and All-County in 2008, when American Heritage won both the Florida State title and the National title. He ended up being drafted in the 17th round (509th overall) by the Cincinnati Reds during the 2009 MLB Draft. He decided to turn down the Reds offer to head to Tempe, Arizona to play for the Arizona State Sun Devils. Continue reading

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Top 100 Countdown: 11. Brian Johnson (Florida)

College Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the 2012 College Baseball season by checking in on the Top 100 Players in the country. We will be providing one player per day until we reach number 1.

We continue the countdown today at number 11 with Florida two way player Brian Johnson. The Cocoa Beach, Florida native had an outstanding high school career at Cocoa Beach High School. During his senior campaign in 2009, he went 5-1 with four complete games and a 0.76 ERA in 55 innings. He was also solid at the plate hitting .551 with 25 runs, 21 RBI and nine homers. He earned first-team all-state recognition in Class 4A and was the All-Space Coast Most Valuable Player for his great senior season. Johnson was ranked the 84th best high school prospect by Baseball America heading into the 2009 MLB Draft. He ended up being selected by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 27th round but could not come to an agreement with them. Continue reading

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Top 100 Countdown: 17. Taylor Dugas (Alabama)

College Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the 2012 College Baseball season by checking in on the Top 100 Players in the country. We will be providing one player per day until we reach number 1.

We continue the countdown today at number 17 with Alabama senior Taylor Dugas, The Lafayette, Louisiana, native attended Teurlings Catholic High School where he was a four year starter for head coach Mike Thibodeaux. In his high school career, he batted .518 (176 for 340) with 19 home runs and 159 RBI. His senior season saw him hit .640 (57 for 86) with 10 home runs, 38 RBI, 55 runs, 17 doubles and four triples while being named a Collegiate Baseball High School All-American, LBCA Player of the Year, first-team All-State by the LBCA, and won the Rebel of the Year Award at TCHS. Continue reading

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Top 100 Countdown: 22. Branden Kline (Virginia)

College Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the 2012 College Baseball season by checking in on the Top 100 Players in the country. We will be providing one player per day until we reach number 1.

We continue the countdown today at number 22 with Virginia junior RHP Branden Kline. The Frederick, Maryland native attended Governor Thomas Johnson High School. As a senior, he had 0.51 ERA in 41 innings while striking out 79 while walking 12. He picked up several honors including being named First-Team All-State, All-Metro, Monocacy Valley Athletics Conference Pitcher of the Year and Frederick County Player of the Year. He was selected in the sixth round of the 2009 MLB Draft by the Boston Red Sox but decided to head to Virginia to continue his baseball career. Continue reading

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Top 100 Countdown: 27. Kevin Gausman (LSU)

College Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the 2012 College Baseball season by checking in on the Top 100 Players in the country. We will be providing one player per day until we reach number 1.

We continue the countdown today at number 27 with LSU sophomore RHP Kevin Gausman. The Centennial, Colorado native attended Grandview High School where he was a two-time All-State selection. As a senior, he went  9-2 with a 3.12 ERA while recording 88 strikeouts and 14 walks. His junior season saw him go 7-2 with a 2.15 ERA and 71 strikeouts in 48 innings pitched.  Continue reading

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Top 100 Countdown: 32. Matt Boyd (Oregon State)

College Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the 2012 College Baseball season by checking in on the Top 100 Players in the country. We will be providing one player per day until we reach number 1.

We continue the countdown today at number 32 with Oregon State junior LHP Matt Boyd. The Mercer Island, Washington native attended Eastside Catholic High School for his final three years. During his three seasons, he helped lead the team to a  46-14 record. As a senior, he batted  .464 with seven doubles, one triple, four home runs and 27 RBI. He was also accomplished on the bump with a record of 7-2 with a 0.84 ERA in 10 appearances striking out 91 in 58 innings. He picked up several awards including  an ABCA All-Region 7 Selection as a pitcher, Washington State Co-MVP/Player of the Year, 3A All-State selection, 2009 First-Team All-Metro 3A selection, and an Under Armour Preseason All-American selection. Continue reading

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Top 100 Countdown: 38. Tyler Naquin (Texas A&M)

College Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the 2012 College Baseball season by checking in on the Top 100 Players in the country. We will be providing one player per day until we reach number 1.

We continue the countdown today at number 38 with Texas A&M junior outfielder Tyler Naquin. The Spring, Texas native attended Klein Collins High School where he was a three year letterwinner. Continue reading

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Top 100 Countdown: 45. Josh Elander (TCU)

College Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the 2012 College Baseball season by checking in on the Top 100 Players in the country. We will be providing one player per day until we reach number 1.

We continue the countdown today at number 45 with TCU junior catcher/outfielder Josh Elander. The Round Rock, Texas native attended Round Rock High School where he was a four year letter winner. As a senior, he picked up several awards including being named District 16-5A Most Valuable Player as a senior, first-team all-state, first-team all-Central Texas and an Under Armour All-American as a junior and senior. In the 2009 MLB Draft, the Washington Nationals selected him in the 39th round but he didn’t sign going to TCU to continue his education.  Continue reading

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Top 100 Countdown: 50. Corey Knebel (Texas)

College Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the 2012 College Baseball season by checking in on the Top 100 Players in the country. We will be providing one player per day until we reach number 1.

We continue the countdown today at number 50 with Texas sophomore RHP Corey Knebel. The Georgetown, Texas native attended Georgetown High School where he earned one letter for head coach Danny Wallace. As a senior at Georgetown, he was named first team All-District. He spent his first three years at Bastrop High School playing for Ben Gittenger. Continue reading

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Top 100 Countdown: 57. Ryne Stanek (Arkansas)

College Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the 2012 College Baseball season by checking in on the Top 100 Players in the country. We will be providing one player per day until we reach number 1.

We continue the countdown today at number 57 with Arkansas sophomore RHP Ryne Stanek. The Overland Park, Kansas native attended Blue Valley High School. His senior year saw him go 5-1 with a 0.72 ERA and 71 strikeouts in 48 innings. He picked up several awards including being named Kansas City Star Player of the Year, All-Metro Player of the Year Proline Pitcher of the Year, first team all-state and first team all-EKL. The Seattle Mariners selected him with the 99th overall selection and third round pick but he decided to head to Arkansas. Continue reading