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2014 CBD Top 100 Countdown: 36. Brian Anderson (Arkansas)

BrianAndersonArkansasCollege Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the season with our 2014 Top 100 College Baseball Players. Today, we continue the countdown at number 36 with Arkansas infielder/outfielder Brian Anderson. The Edmond, Oklahoma native attended Deer Creek High School where he finished his senior season with a .509 batting average with 61 runs, 17 doubles and five triples. He was named first-team all-Edmond honors in 2010 and 2011 while being named all-city, all-state, and Suburban Conference Player of the Year in 2011. Continue reading 2014 CBD Top 100 Countdown: 36. Brian Anderson (Arkansas)

2014 CBD Top 100 Countdown: 37. Justin Garza (Cal State Fullerton)

JustinGarzaFullertonCollege Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the season with our 2014 Top 100 College Baseball Players. Today, we continue the countdown at number 37 with Cal State Fullerton RHP Justin Garza. The 5’11 160 pound sophomore from Ontario, California attended Bonita High School where he was a three year letter winner. Continue reading 2014 CBD Top 100 Countdown: 37. Justin Garza (Cal State Fullerton)

2014 CBD Top 100 Countdown: 38. Luke Weaver (Florida State)

All Sports Photo Day 3: Luke Weaver: BaseballCollege Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the season with our 2014 Top 100 College Baseball Players. Today, we continue the countdown at number 38 with Florida State junior Luke Weaver from Deland, Florida.  He checks in at a lanky 6’2 and 170 pounds. As a senior, he earned second team Rawlings All-America and first team All-State honors while being first team All-Area during his sophomore and junior seasons. He was drafted in the 19th round by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 2011 MLB Draft but decided to go to Florida State. Continue reading 2014 CBD Top 100 Countdown: 38. Luke Weaver (Florida State)

2014 CBD Top 100 Countdown: 39. Wes Rea (Mississippi State)

ReaWe continue the countdown today at number 39 with Mississippi State redshirt sophomore first baseman Wes Rea. The first baseman reminds people of the big hitters that LSU had back in the late 90’s as he checks in at 6’5 and 272 pounds. Continue reading 2014 CBD Top 100 Countdown: 39. Wes Rea (Mississippi State)

2014 CBD Top 100 Countdown: 40. Skyler Ewing (Rice)

SkylerEwingRiceWe continue the countdown today at number 40 with Rice junior Skyler Ewing. The Arlington, Texas native attended Arlington High School where he was a three year letter winner. As a senior, he batted .443 with 13 home runs and 46 RBI in the team’s 40 games while going 7-3 on the mound with a 3.26 ERA and 98 strikeouts in 67 innings of work. He was named the 2011 District 4-5A Utility Player of the Year among many other honors.  Continue reading 2014 CBD Top 100 Countdown: 40. Skyler Ewing (Rice)

2014 CBD Top 100 Countdown: 41. Alex Blandino (Stanford)

BlandinoStanford2We continue the countdown today with number 41 with Stanford junior infielder Alex Blandino. The Palo Alto, California native attended St. Francis High School where he was a four year letter winner. He won several awards as a senior including being named as the Cal-Hi Sports Player of the Year, San Jose Mercury News Baseball Player of the Year, Palo Alto Daily News Baseball Player of the Year, Rawlings Golden Glove, and an all-state performer. He was selected by the Oakland Athletics in the 38th round but decided to stay home and go to Stanford. Continue reading 2014 CBD Top 100 Countdown: 41. Alex Blandino (Stanford)

2014 CBD Top 100 Countdown: 42. AJ Simcox (Tennessee)

AJSimcoxWe continue the countdown today with number 42 with Tennessee sophomore shortstop AJ Simcox. The Knoxville, Tennessee native attended Farragut High School where he was a three time state champion from 2009-2011. As a high school senior, he hit .470 with two homers and 32 RBI while being named Knoxville News Sentinel PrepXtra Player of the Year among other awards. The Colorado Rockies selected him in the 32nd round but decided to go to his hometown school in Tennessee to play for head coach Dave Serrano. Continue reading 2014 CBD Top 100 Countdown: 42. AJ Simcox (Tennessee)

2014 CBD Top 100 Countdown: 43. Matt Imhof (Cal Poly)

MattImhofWe continue the countdown today with number 43, Cal Poly LHP Matt Imhof. In his sophomore season with the Mustangs, Imhof was once again among the elite arms in the Big West Conference. His success on the mound earned him a spot in the weekend rotation. The 6’5” southpaw posted a 7-3 record in 2013 appearing in 101.2 innings which was good for second on the staff. Imhof managed to hold opponents to a .249 batting average while posting a 2.74 ERA. With a fastball that can reach 94 mph, this left hander is quickly making a name for himself. Continue reading 2014 CBD Top 100 Countdown: 43. Matt Imhof (Cal Poly)

2014 Collegiate Baseball Newspaper/Louisville Slugger Preseason All-Americans

CarlosRodonFeaturedImageThe 2014 Collegiate Baseball Newspaper and Louisville Slugger have announced their 2014 Preseason All-American Teams. NC State junior LHP Carlos Rodon is projected by them to be the National Player of the Year while being a first team Preseason All-American. You can check out the full listing by clicking on the image below. Continue reading 2014 Collegiate Baseball Newspaper/Louisville Slugger Preseason All-Americans

2014 CBD Top 100 Countdown: 44. Hunter Cole (Georgia)

Baseball Media Photos 2013 SeasonWe continue the countdown today with number 44, Georgia outfielder Hunter Cole. During his sophomore campaign with the Bulldogs, Cole made starts in all three outfield positions and was one of only two Bulldogs to start in all 53 games in 2013. The 6’1” outfielder batted .303 with four home runs and 33 RBI in 2013 and was among the top hitters on an always dangerous Bulldog lineup. His talent wasn’t confined to the diamond as Cole was also named to the 2013 UGA Athletic Director’s Academic Honor Roll and to the SEC Academic Honor Roll. Continue reading 2014 CBD Top 100 Countdown: 44. Hunter Cole (Georgia)