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2014 CBD Top 100 Countdown: 59. Mike Papi (Virginia)

MikePapiWe continue the countdown today with number 59, Virginia OF/1B Mike Papi. In his sophomore season with the Cavaliers, Papi worked his way into the lineup starting 47 of the 55 games he played in. The 6’3” outfielder was named the ACC’s 2013 batting champion with an impressive .381 average and also led the league in on-base percentage (.517) and finished second in slugging (.619). Papi was a threat at the plate, reaching base safely in 47 of the 55 games. The First Team All-American was also named to the All-ACC First Team and earned an invitation to compete for a spot on the 2013 USA Baseball Collegiate National Team. Continue reading

CBD Top 100 Countdown: 65. Matt Chapman (Cal State Fullerton)

MattChapmanFullertonWe continue the countdown today with number 65, Cal State Fullerton infielder Matt Chapman. In his sophomore season with the Titans, Chapman started in 53 games at third base. During the 2013 season the infielder batted .285 with 53 hits, 41 runs scored and 37 RBI. His success on the diamond got Chapman named to the Fullerton All-Regional Team as well as the Big West Conference Second Team. The 6’2” third baseman was a permanent fixture in the three spot for the Titans due to his raw power and confidence at the plate. Continue reading

CBD Top 100 Countdown: 66. Ashton Perritt (Liberty)

AshtonPerrittWe continue the countdown today with number 66, Liberty RHP/OF Ashton Perritt. In his sophomore campaign with the Flames, Perritt was able to post impressive numbers both at the plate and on the mound. In the batter’s box the right-hander had 172 at bats and in that time batted to a .343 average. The talented outfielder appeared in 40 games and collected 59 hits with 6 homeruns and 17 RBI. On the mound, Perritt was equally as impressive posting a 3-2 record with a 2.09 ERA. In 22 appearances, Perritt had 38.2 IP with 37 strikeouts and 10 saves which ranks second on Liberty’s all-time single season save list. Continue reading

CBD Top 100 Countdown: 67. Chesny Young (Mercer)

ChesnyYoungWe continue the countdown today with number 67, Mercer infielder Chesny Young. In his sophomore campaign with the bears, Young started every game in Mercer’s 61 game schedule. Chesny led the nation among NCAA Division I players in hits with a total of 105. In addition, Young led the Bears in batting average (.401), on-base percentage (.458), and total bases (141). The Mercer infielder also finished 2nd in RBI’s (65), finishing out the Bears schedule with a 30 game hitting streak. His success on the diamond earned him the 2013 Atlantic Sun Conference Player of the Year. Continue reading

CBD Top 100 Countdown: 71. Mitchell Aker (William and Mary)

MitchellAkerWe continue the countdown today with number 71, William & Mary RHP Mitchell Aker. In his freshman campaign with the Tribe, Aker made 24 relief appearances while compiling a 1-1 record and posting a 5.26 ERA. The right-hander worked in 25.2 innings in his first college season and racked up 19 strikeouts in the process. Aker also finished the Tribe season with 5 saves which was good for second on the staff. Continue reading

CBD Top 100 Countdown: 72. Gio Brusa (Pacific)

We continue the countdown today with number 72, University of the Pacific outfielder Gio Brusa. In his freshman campaign with the Tigers, Brusa played in 50 games and totalled 168 at bats while collecting 43 hits. The 2013 season definitely did not go the way the Tigers would have liked as they finished 15-39 overall and only 7-20 within the West Coast Conference. Despite a disappointing season, the young Tigers squad showed promise with their underclassman and also showed great leadership amongst the more veteran players. Brusa ended his first season at Pacific batting .256 with 23 RBIs which was good for sixth and fourth on the team respectively. Continue reading

CBD Top 100 Countdown: 77. Garrett Mundell (Fresno State)

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GarrettMundellFresnoStateWe continue the countdown today with number 77, Fresno State pitcher Garrett Mundell. In his sophomore season with the Bulldogs, Mundell made 26 appearances finishing the season 1-5 with a 4.53 ERA in 43.2 innings pitched. His 48 strikeouts were good for 3rd on the staff and he was named to the 2013 Academic All-Mountain West team. Mundell earned his only win of the season against a talented Air Force squad. Continue reading

Top 100 Countdown: 78. Blake Trahan (Louisiana)

headshot_2_Trahan, Blake 2012College Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the 2014 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 list today at number 78 with Louisiana-Lafayette shortstop Blake Trahan. In his freshman campaign with the Ragin’ Cajuns, Trahan was the only freshman in the Cajuns lineup during the 2013 season and quickly showed signs of a top performer. In 213 at bats the shortstop compiled 68 hits, 38 RBI and hit to a .319 avg. The Kinder, La., native started 62 of the Cajuns’ 63 games at shortstop and hit safely in 48 of 62 games. After being named to the 2013 Louisville Slugger Freshman All-America team, Trahan was then also named the Sun Belt Conference Freshman of the Year. He is the first Cajun to be recognized as a Freshman All-American since Jonathan Lucroy in 2005. Continue reading

CBD Top 100 Countdown: 80. Alex Real (New Mexico)

AlexRealNewMexicoWe continue our countdown today at number 80 with New Mexico catcher/first baseman Alex Real. In his sophomore season with the Lobo’s, Real stepped up his game appearing in 55 games hitting .317 with 18 doubles, 8 home runs and 36 RBI. The 6’1, 200 pounder from Anthem, Arizona showed great pop during the 2013 season and was named All-Mountain West second team. Real’s versatility on the field made head coach Ray Birmingham’s job easy as the Lobos went 21-4 with him starting at DH and 26-6 with him batting fifth in the order. Additionally he made eight starts at catcher and 22 at first base. Continue reading

CBD Top 100 Countdown: 81. Sutter McLoughlin (Sacramento State)

SutterMcLoughlinSacStCollege Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the 2014 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 list today at number 81 with Sacramento State RHP Sutter McLoughlin. During his freshman season with the Hornets, McLoughlin joined designated hitter Chris Lewis as the first freshmen in program history to be All-WAC first team selections. He shattered the single-season program record and led the WAC (Western Athletic Conference) with 17 saves and had just two blown saves all season. The right-hander made 28 appearances which was good for third most in a season in program history. McLoughlin went 1-3 in 38.1 innings pitched with an opponent batting average of only .196. Continue reading