Tag Archives: 2014 Top Players

2014 Top 100 Players Countdown: 89. Christian Ibarra (LSU)

College Baseball Daily kicks off 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 89 with LSU’s third baseman Christian Ibarra. Before transferring to LSU for his junior season, Ibarra was a shortstop at Rio Hondo and earned All-State and All-Pacific Division Team recognition last season after batting .396 with 20 doubles, 6 HR, 40 runs and 50 RBIs in 45 games. The Marauders were 40-5 and made it to the California Final Four, the junior-college equivalent of a Super Regional. Continue reading

2014 Top 100 Players Countdown: 90. Drew Jackson (Stanford)

College Baseball Daily kicks off 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 90 with Stanford infielder Drew Jackson. As a freshman, Jackson made only 24 starts for the Cardinals and posted a .207 BA with 17 hits and 4 RBI. He singled in his first career game at Rice and proved to be a key role in wins against Texas and Arizona. Continue reading

2014 Top 100 Players Countdown: 91. Brett Lilek (Arizona State)

College Baseball Daily kicks off 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 91with Arizona State LHP pitcher Brett Lilek. In his freshman campaign with the Sun Devils, Lilek made 10 appearances, including one start where he threw a season-high five innings and struck out a season-high six in his first career start, a win over then No. 2 Arkansas. He earned Scholar Baller honors in spring of 2013 which recognizes exceptional academic performance. Continue reading

2014 Top 100 Players Countdown: 92. Drew Smith (Dallas Baptist)

College Baseball Daily kicks off 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 92 with Dallas Baptist pitcher Drew Smith. Heading into his sophomore year, Smith looks to improve on his performance from his freshman campaign. In his first season with the Patriots, Smith totaled only 11.2 IP while posting a 5.40 ERA. Continue reading

2014 Top 100 Countdown: 93. Blake Drake (Concordia, Ore.)

BlakeDrakeCollege 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 93 with Concordia (Ore.) outfielder Blake Drake. During the Cavaliers 2013 season, Drake batted .367 overall and .360 in conference play. He also stole 20 bases good for a fourth place finish in the Cascade Collegiate Conference. Continue reading

2014 Top 100 Players Countdown: 94. Jacob Lindgren (Mississippi State)

College Baseball Daily kicks off 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 94 with Mississippi State LHP Jacob Lindgren. The Bay St. Louis, Miss. southpaw was a star at St. Stanislaus High school, compiling an 8-0 record with a 1.09 ERA. Lindgren also hit .470 with 17 RBIS and 5 homers, while securing 128 strikeouts in 64 innings.  Continue reading

2014 Top 100 Players Countdown: 95. Xavier Turner (Vanderbilt)

College Baseball Daily kicks off 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 95 with Vanderbilt third baseman Xavier Turner. The sophomore was named to the 2013 SEC All-Freshman Team, after hitting .324 over the ‘Dores season, which was the second highest average among starting players.  The Sandusky, Ohio native is no stranger to being a top performer in his sport.

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2014 Top 100 Players Countdown: 96. J.P. Feyereisen (Wisconsin-Stevens Point)

player_Feyereisen,-JPCollege Baseball Daily kicks off 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 96 with Wisconsin-Stevens Point RHP J.P. Feyereisen. The junior was a four time letterwinner at River Falls High School in River Falls, Wisconsin. Continue reading

2014 Top 100 Players Countdown: 97. Jack Fischer (Wake Forest)

JakeFischerWakeCollege Baseball Daily kicks off 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 97 with Wake Forest’s senior RHP Jack Fischer. While playing at St. Ignatius Prep in Chicago, the 6-foot-2, 175 pound Hindsdale, Ill. native started as a shortstop since his freshman year, with a .355 batting average, but also amassed a 11-2 record with a 1.38 ERA on the mound. Continue reading

2014 Top 100 Players Countdown: 98. Manny Ramirez, Jr. (Central Arizona College)

Manny Ramirez Jr. (Courtesy of IMG)
Manny Ramirez Jr. (Courtesy of IMG)
College Baseball Daily kicks off 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 98 with Central Arizona College freshmen first baseman Manny Ramirez, Jr from the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla. Now, we all know this kid mainly because of his father, who had a pretty decent career in the Majors.  While attending IMG, the little Manny had a stellar performance in the Cleats Sports Classic back in March; his numbers for the tournament were a .522 average, 15 RBIS and nine runs scored, allowed IMG to win the title. Continue reading