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Top 100 Countdown: 15. Zack MacPhee (Arizona State)

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 list today with number 15 in our countdown with Arizona State junior infielder Zack MacPhee. He is a native of Phoenix, Arizona, where he attended Sandra Day O’Connor High School. As a junior in high school, he hit .455 with 33 RBI and 21 stolen bases. He followed that up in his senior season by hitting .433, driving in 35 runs and stealing 23 bases. In both seasons, he was named first-team all-conference while being a preseason All-American in 2008. He was selected by the Detroit Tigers in the 22nd round of the 2008 MLB Draft but decided to head to Arizona State. Continue reading

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Top 100 Countdown: 16. Ryan Wright (Louisville)

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 list today with number 16 in our countdown with Louisville middle infielder Ryan Wright. The Fort Wayne, Indiana, native attended Homestead High School where he won three letters. As a senior in high school, he hit .453 with 14 home runs, 14 doubles, 43 runs scored and 45 RBI. In his junior season, he hit .452 with 10 home runs, 32 runs scored and 27 RBI and as a sophomore batted .440 from the plate with five home runs, 36 runs scored and 32 RBI. He picked up several awards during his high school days including being a Two-time All-State selection, Three-time All-Conference selection, and a Two-time All-Area honoree. Continue reading

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Top 100 Countdown: 17. Mike McGee (Florida State)

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 list today with number 17 in our countdown with Florida State junior Mike McGee. He is from Port St. Lucie, FL where he attended Port St. Lucie High School. He served as a utility player in high school where he hit over .400 in three straight seasons. He was an All-State Honorable Mention selection as a sophomore and second team All-State as a Junior. Continue reading

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Top 100 Countdown: 18. Peter O’Brien (Bethune-Cookman)

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.

Coming in at number 18 on the list is Bethune-Cookman junior catcher Peter O’Brien. He is from Miami Gardens, Florida where he attended Braddock High School. Continue reading

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Top 100 Countdown: 19. Mitchell Lambson (Arizona State)

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.

Coming in at number 19 on the list is Arizona State junior LHP Mitchell Lambson. The Tualatin, Oregon native attended Tualatin High School where he was a four year letter winner in baseball. As a senior, he went 8-1 with a 1.40 ERA and 92 strikeouts on his way to setting school records for career strikeouts and career pitching victories. Continue reading

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Top 100 Countdown: 20. Brett Mooneyham (Stanford)

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.

Coming in at number 20 on our list is junior LHP Brett Mooneyham from Stanford University.  The Atwater, California, native earned four varsity letters at Buhach High School while helping his team to four straight league titles.  He was named first team All-League in his senior season of 2008, leading the team to a Division I Championship on both the mound and at the plate. He went 9-2 with a 0.97 ERA including 103 strikeouts in 58 innings and holding opponents to a .116 batting average. At the plate, he hit .379 with 5 HR and 35 RBI.  Mooneyham’s father was a 4-time first round pick, finally signing with the Angels as the 10th pick in the 1980 June Draft.  He played 9 professional seasons, seeing time in the major leagues with the Oakland A’s in 1986. Continue reading

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Anthony Rendon is Ready to Go

Anthony Rendon received full clearance to resume all baseball activity after being on the sidelines for the last five months, according to Joseph Duarte of the Houston Chronicle. Anthony suffered his second major ankle injury in the last two summers when he had a fracture dislocation on July 14th in a Team USA exhibition game. In 2009, he tore ligaments in that same ankle. Rendon won the 2010 Dick Howser Award given to the top college baseball player in the country after hitting .394 with 26 homers and 85 RBI. Continue reading

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Top 100 Countdown: 21. Mikie Mahtook (LSU)

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 list today with number 21 with LSU junior outfielder Mikie Mahtook. He is from Lafayette, Louisiana, and attended St. Thomas More High School. He had an outstanding senior season a .450 average with 13 home runs, 45 RBI and 25 stolen bases while being named  2008 First Team All-State. He was selected in the 2008 MLB Draft in the 39th round but decided to head to LSU. Continue reading

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Top 100 Countdown: 22. Tyler Anderson (Oregon)

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 list today with number 22 with Oregon junior LHP Tyler Anderson. The Las Vegas, Nevada, native attended Spring Valley High School where he won four letters for Mike Gomez. The Minnesota Twins selected him in the 50th round of the 2008 MLB Draft but were not able to sign him. Continue reading

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Top 100 Countdown: 23. C.J. Cron (Utah)

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 list today with number 23 with Utah junior catcher C.J. Cron. The Phoenix, Arizona, native attended Mountain Point High School. He had a solid senior season hitting .421 with eight home runs and 35 RBI. He ended up setting school records in that season for doubles, RBI and least strikeouts. He picked up several awards during his high school days including being named twice as all-state, all-region, all-city and a member of 5A State All-Star Team. His biggest honor came after his junior season in 2007 which he hit .419 with 46 RBI and 8 home runs in 30 games while being named Louisville Slugger Honorable Mention All-American. The Chicago White Sox selected him in the 44th round (1,320 overall) but decided to head to Utah to continue his baseball career. Continue reading