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2013 CBD Mid-Major Poll (Feb. 11th)

By: Aaron Kirby
MidMajorLogo20122012 was a great year for Mid-Majors in college baseball. 2 of the biggest stories in all of college baseball of course were Kent St (47-20) winning a Super Regional at Oregon and Stony Brook (52-15) winning a Super Regional at LSU to gain berths in the College World Series. We also had Purdue (44-14) who won their first Big 10 regular-season title since 1909.

For 2013 we are going to stick to the definition of a college baseball “Mid-Major” as:

Any team not in the traditional Big 6 conferences (ACC, Big West, Big 12, CUSA, Pac 12 and SEC) Continue reading

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2013 Collegiate Baseball News Preseason Poll Released

FROM PRESS RELEASE
RyneStanekArkansasFeaturedTUCSON, Ariz. — The University of Arkansas has been ranked No. 1 in Collegiate Baseball’s Fabulous 40 NCAA Division I pre-season baseball poll.

The Razorbacks, which finished third during the 2012 College World Series, return five position player starters and a slew of quality pitchers, including three who are expected to be picked in the first three rounds of the 2013 Draft in RHP Ryne Stanek (8-4, 2.82 ERA, 83 K, 36 BB), RHP Colby Suggs (7-1, 1.38 ERA), and RHP Barrett Astin (11 SV, 3-5, 1.99 ERA). The only substantial pitching loss was RHP D.J. Baxendale (8-5, 3.11 ERA, 96 K, All-SEC). Continue reading