Tag Archives: 2011 Top Players

2011 Golden Spikes Award Finalists Announced

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DURHAM, N.C. — USA Baseball announced Monday the names of the three finalists for the 2011 USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award (GSA). This summer marks the 34th consecutive year that the GSA will be presented to the nation’s premier amateur baseball player. Continue reading 2011 Golden Spikes Award Finalists Announced

Anthony Rendon prepares for 2011 MLB Draft

By: Austin Staton
HOUSTON, Texas – His season didn’t pan out as it was scripted but Monday evening brings a new chapter to light in the illustrious career of Rice standout Anthony Rendon.

As the defending national player of the year and a two-time All-American honoree, Rendon entered his junior campaign as the consensus top position prospect for the 2011 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. Continue reading Anthony Rendon prepares for 2011 MLB Draft

2011 “Louisville Slugger’s” All-American Baseball Teams

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TUCSON, Ariz. — The Louisville Slugger NCAA Division I All-American baseball teams and National Player of The Year were announced today by Collegiate Baseball newspaper.

The 17-man first team, chosen by performances up to regional playoffs and picked by the staff of Collegiate Baseball newspaper, features 11 conference players or pitchers of the year, including: Continue reading 2011 “Louisville Slugger’s” All-American Baseball Teams

USA Baseball Announces 30 Semifinalists for 2011 Golden Spikes Award

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DURHAM, N.C. — USA Baseball announced Tuesday the names of the 30 semifinalists for the 2011 USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award (GSA). This marks the 34th consecutive year that the award has been presented to the nation’s top amateur baseball player. Continue reading USA Baseball Announces 30 Semifinalists for 2011 Golden Spikes Award

Texas A&M pitcher John Stilson sidelined with torn labrum

It was announced today that Texas A&M starting pitcher John Stilson will need surgery to repair a torn labrum. The injury supposedly occurred during the Aggies’ May 5th contest against Dallas Baptist, with Stilson continuing to pitch through the Big 12 Tournament.

No word yet on how this injury and surgery may impact Stilson’s chances in the draft next Monday. Stilson is currently projected to be a first round pick, with a chance to go in the top 15 picks.

NCBWA Announces 2011 Dick Howser Trophy Semifinalists

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IRVINE, Calif. – The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association, working in conjunction with the St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce and the College Baseball Foundation, has released the list of semifinalists for the 2011 Dick Howser Trophy, given to the top player in collegiate baseball.

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2011 Johnny Bench Award Semifinalists

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WICHITA, KANSAS – The Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission announced today the thirteen semifinalists for the 2011 Coleman Company-Johnny Bench Award delivered by Papa John’s Pizza.

The Coleman Company-Johnny Bench Award semifinalists are (in alphabetical order): Continue reading 2011 Johnny Bench Award Semifinalists

2011 John Olerud Award Watch List

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The College Baseball Hall of Fame announced today the names of 25 players from across the country featured on the watch list for the John Olerud Two-Way Player of the Year Award.

The Olerud Award, which recognizes a player who makes an impact both on the mound and at the plate, will be presented in Lubbock, Texas, on July 3 as part of the College Baseball Hall of Fame’s Night of Champions. Continue reading 2011 John Olerud Award Watch List

Golden Spikes Award moved to MLB Network; 60 Man Watch List

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DURHAM, N.C. — USA Baseball announced Tuesday that it is moving the presentation of the 34th annual Golden Spikes Award (GSA) to a live announcement on MLB Network’s MLB Tonight. Since 2008, the presentation has streamed live online at MLB.com and GoldenSpikesAward.com. Continue reading Golden Spikes Award moved to MLB Network; 60 Man Watch List

South Carolina’s Jackie Bradley Jr. “Likely” Out for the Season

South Carolina junior outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. is likely out for the season with a torn tendon in his left wrist. Bradley was a key component in the Gamecocks run to the 2010 CWS title. He led the team with a .368 batting average while hitting 13 homers and driving in 60 runs. Coming into the 2011 campaign, CBD had rated Bradley as the fifth best player in the country. Continue reading South Carolina’s Jackie Bradley Jr. “Likely” Out for the Season