The 2017 ABCA/Rawlings Gold Glove Teams have been released by the American Baseball Coaches Association and Rawlings Sporting Goods in nine divisions of amateur baseball, from NCAA Div. I to High School. The Rawlings Gold Glove winners have been selected since 2007 in the collegiate and high school ranks, featuring many future Major League Baseball […]
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The 2017 ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Div. I All-America teams have been released by the American Baseball Coaches Association and Rawlings Sporting Goods. Fifteen of the student-athletes selected for All-America teams are playing in the NCAA Div. I College World Series starting this weekend in Omaha, led by four from the University of Louisville.
OMAHA, Neb. (NCBWA) – Louisville’s Brendan McKay, arguably the top player to don the U of L red and black in its baseball history, is the 31st recipient of the Dick Howser Trophy, presented by The Game Headwear, as college baseball’s Player of the Year. He also is the first Cardinals player to receive the […]
DURHAM, N.C. – USA Baseball named the four finalists for the 2017 Golden Spikes Award on Wednesday. The Golden Spikes Award is presented in partnership with the Rod Dedeaux Foundation and for the fourth consecutive year the award will be presented live on ESPN’s flagship program, SportsCenter, on Thursday, June 29.
LUBBOCK, Texas — Entering the 2017 season, Texas Tech sophomore left-handed pitcher Steven Gingery was not even considered the No. 1 pitcher on his own team, much less the Big 12 Conference. By the end of the season, however, there were no questions the Huntington Beach, California, native was not only the top pitcher in […]
LOUISVILLE, KY – Brendan McKay spoke to the media on Tuesday afternoon at Jim Patterson Stadium, the day after being selected by the Tampa Bay Rays at No. 4 overall in the MLB Draft. Head coach Dan McDonnell also shared his thoughts on the draft (including Drew Ellis being taken at No. 44 by Arizona) […]
LYNCHBURG, VA. (NCBWA) – A total of 31 standout freshmen college baseball players from every part of the country are featured on the 2017 National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) Freshman All-American Team, the organization announced today. The 2017 NCBWA Freshman All-American Team features players from 29 different schools and 15 different conferences. Five players […]
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Having already set the standard as the only two-time winner of the John Olerud Two-Way Player of the Year Award in 2015 and 2016, University of Louisville junior lefthanded pitcher and first baseman Brendan McKay took it to another level Monday earning the honor for a third consecutive season as the 2017 […]