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Top 100 Countdown: 42. Sam Stafford (Texas)

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 one.

We continue the countdown today at number 42 with Texas senior LHP Sam Stafford. The 6’4 190 pounder is from Spring, Texas and attended Klein Collins High School. He was a three-year letterwinner as a pitcher for Coach Kent Meador. As a senior, he was named second-team All-District 16-5A , a preseason Louisville Slugger All-American, and ranked as the No. 6 recruit in the state on Inside Prep Baseball’s Texas Top 25 list. The Boston Red Sox selected him in the 40th round of the 2008 MLB First-Year Player Draft but he decided to head to college to play at Texas.  Continue reading

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Top 100 Countdown: 86. Ryon Healy (Oregon)

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 86 with Oregon sophomore RHP Ryon Healy. The 6’5” 215 pound right-handed pitcher out of West Hills, California was an All-State player at Crespi Carmelite High School. Healy was the no. 55 recruit in the state, after a junior year highlighted with an 11-0 record and .468 batting average. Continue reading

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2011 Baseball America Top Prospects for Summer Leagues and Team USA

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DURHAM, N.C.–The Southeastern Conference, which has produced college baseball’s last three national champions, dominated Baseball America’s top prospects lists for 20 college summer leagues and Team USA, which have been released at BaseballAmerica.com. The SEC leads all conferences with 24 players on the lists, followed by the Pacific-12 (22 players), the Big 12 (18 players) and the Atlantic Coast (17). The ACC leads all conferences with four players ranking as the No. 1 prospects in their respective leagues. Continue reading

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Top 100 Countdown: 40. Carson Smith (Texas State)

CarsonSmithActionCollege 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 40 with Texas State’s Carson Smith. He is a 6-5 215 pound right handed pitcher from Midland Texas where he attended Midland Christian High School. As a senior in 2008, he was named District MVP and 1st team All-State. He was also named TAPPS 5A 2nd Team All-District in 2007 as a junior.

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2010 Baseball America Top Prospects for Summer Leagues and Team USA

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BaseballAmericaCover DURHAM, N.C.–The Pacific-10 Conference dominated Baseball America’s top prospects lists for 18 summer college leagues and Team USA, which have been posted at BaseballAmerica.com. The Pac-10 leads all conferences with 30 players on the lists and six players ranking as the No. 1 prospects in their respective leagues.

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Top 100 Countdown: Number 67 Cameron Rupp (Texas)

CameronRuppHeadShot The CBB continues our countdown for the 2010 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 with number 67 in our countdown with Texas junior catcher Cameron Rupp. He is from Plano Texas and attended Prestonwood Christian Academy where he picked up three letters. His senior season saw him bat at a .644 clip with six homers and 55 RBI in 32 games while leading the squad to a state championship game appearance. He won multiple awards after his senior season including being named district MVP, all-state, Rawlings All-American and Louisville Slugger All-America honors. He also had an outstanding junior season as he hit .500 with 12 doubles, five home runs and 35 RBI to earn district MVP, all-state and Aflac All-America honors as a junior, helping team win a district title with a 24-5 record and earn a state semifinal appearance. He was selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 43rd round in the 2007 draft but decided to head to Austin to play under legendary head coach Augie Garrido.

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Nicholls State in the Summer Leagues

Drew Erwin has been a workhorse in the prestgious Northwoods League this summer
Drew Erwin has been a workhorse in the prestgious Northwoods League this summer

THIBODAUX – After nearly doubling both its 2008 overall and Southland Conference win totals in 2009, the Nicholls State University baseball team has continued to build momentum during the summer.
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Q and A for Jan. 6th

Since we are awaiting the start of the 2009 College Baseball season, I thought I would start a weekly segment with users sending us questions about interesting topics. I will select about five questions every week to be posted with answers on Tuesday morning. You can send us your questions for next week by clicking here. Continue reading