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2011 MLB Signing Day Quick Thoughts

I know we have some new followers around this site over the past few years. I am a supporter of the new draft system with a set signing deadline across board as it is better than the old system of having kids signing on their way to the first college class. Could it be better? Of course, but that is for discussion later. Here are some of my most interesting news and notes from the day. Continue reading 2011 MLB Signing Day Quick Thoughts

2011 MLB Draft News and Notes for August 8th

The MLB Signing Deadline is fast approaching as all teams have until midnight on August 15th to sign their draft picks or they will head to college for the 2012 season. Here is the latest news and notes from around the country. Continue reading 2011 MLB Draft News and Notes for August 8th

CBD Journal with Drew Fann (May 25th)

The SEC Tournament starts today in Hoover, Alabama. The town of Hoover really does this thing right—each team stays in the Wynfrey Hotel, which is connected to the Riverchase Galleria Mall. We have easy access to food, a mall and a pool. We also get police escorts to and from each game at Regions Park, the Birmingham Barons AA stadium. Now if they could only hook us up with free WiFi in the rooms… Continue reading CBD Journal with Drew Fann (May 25th)

NCBWA Names Pro-Line Athletic National Players of the Week (May 10th)

FROM NCBWA RELEASE
MORGANTOWN, W.Va - The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA)­ released the Pro-Line Athletic National Player of the Week awards for the period ending May 8, today. Michigan State senior 1B Jeff Holm was named National Hitter of the Week, while Kentucky junior RHP Alex Meyer and Texas State junior RHP Carson Smith were named Co-National Hitters of the Week. The NCBWA Board reviews candidates from each Division I Conference each week and names winners each Tuesday throughout the season. Continue reading NCBWA Names Pro-Line Athletic National Players of the Week (May 10th)

Foley’s National Weekend Preview (March 4th-6th)

We enter the third weekend of action in College Baseball today with a couple of good tournaments and series around the country. Sr. Writer William Knox will be in Austin TX this weekend covering the Stanford vs Texas series while Assistant Editor Mark Rafferty is flying down to San Diego to cover the University of San Diego tournament. Both Sr. Writer Katherine Cornetta and Editor Brian Foley will be in the CBD East Coast office running the twitter and answering questions on twitter. Remember to follow the site’s twitter account @CB_Daily for the latest news and notes from the games. Also, we will be running a live chat at 10pm on Sunday evening to go over the weekend of action in college baseball and you can sign up for a reminder by entering your email address in the box on the right side of the site.  Continue reading Foley’s National Weekend Preview (March 4th-6th)

Kentucky’s Season Depends On Three Players

It’s not how you start; it’s how you finish.

Four games below .500 is a disappointment. No team enters the season with high hopes of a 13-17 conference record with no postseason to show of it; But that is the type of season the University of Kentucky had to manage last year. However, the Wildcats do carry some momentum into the upcoming season. Continue reading Kentucky’s Season Depends On Three Players

Top 100 Countdown: 34. Alex Meyer (Kentucky)

College Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the 2011 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 countdown today at number 34 with junior RHP Alex Meyer from Kentucky. The lanky righthander who checks in at 6’9 220 pounds is a Greensburg, Indiana, native where he attended Greensburg High School as he developed into one of the best players in the country. As a senior, he had an ERA of 0.95 and a 8-0 record in 51 innings as a senior while striking out 108 and walking 30. He ended up holding school records for most strikeouts in a season, career and lowest season ERA. Continue reading Top 100 Countdown: 34. Alex Meyer (Kentucky)