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NCBWA Names 2012 Preseason Stopper of the Year Watch List

FROM NCBWA RELEASE
Wichita, Kan. (NCBWA) — Forty-five players have been named to the initial watch list for the eighth annual National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Stopper of the Year Award, given to the top relief pitcher in NCAA Division I baseball, as announced by the association Wednesday. Continue reading

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Top 100 Countdown: 21. Austin Maddox (Florida)

College Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the 2012 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 21 with Florida junior RHP/infielder Austin Maddox. The Jacksonville Florida native attended Eagle’s View Academy where in his four-year high school career, Maddox led the Warriors to a 19-2 playoff record, a pair of state championships and four final fours. He was picked  by the Tampa Bay Rays in the 37th round of the 2009 Major League Baseball Draft with the 1,129th pick but decided to head to Gainesville to play for the Gators.  Continue reading

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CBD Column: Five Questions for the SEC

College Baseball Daily throughout the fall will be putting together some of the storylines to follow this fall and into the 2012 season. The first installment is the SEC which has won the last three national championships with LSU winning in 2009 and South Carolina in the 2010 and 2011 seasons. Continue reading

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Top 100 Countdown: 35. Austin Maddox (Florida)

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 35 with Florida sophomore Austin Maddox. The Jacksonville, Florida, native attended Eagle’s View Academy where he had one of the best careers in school history. In his high school career, Maddox led the Warriors to a 19-2 playoff record, a pair of state championships and four final fours. As a high school senior, he hit .544 with 33 RBI, 23 runs, 11 doubles and nine home runs. He was named Florida Times-Union’s All-First Coast Baseball Player of the Year. The Tampa Bay Rays draft him in the 37th round of the 2009 Major League Baseball Draft with the 1,129th overall pick but he decided to head to Florida to continue his playing career. Continue reading