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CBD Scouting Spotlight: Mark Appel (Stanford)

StanfordMarkAppelFeaturedStanford starter Mark Appel has everything you’d expect from a potential number one overall pick.

An intimidating force on the mound, Appel stands 6’5 and weighs 215 pounds.

He is a polished pitcher with an arsenal that includes a fastball consistently clocked between 93-95 mph. At times, he has the ability to reach back and find that extra velocity that can make a pitcher special. Reports suggest Appel has reached 98-99 mph on occasion. In his start against Oregon last weekend, the radar gun had his top speed at 97. In the bottom of the ninth inning, Appel was still registering 93 mph. Continue reading CBD Scouting Spotlight: Mark Appel (Stanford)

CBD Scouting Spotlight: Adam Plutko (UCLA)

AdamPlutkoUCLAFeaturedUCLA’s Adam Plutko is one of the top starting pitchers in the Pac-12.

The 6-foot-3, 192-pound right hander was selected in the sixth round by the Houston Astros in the 2010 MLB draft. However, Plutko turned down the Astros’ offers and enrolled at UCLA. Continue reading CBD Scouting Spotlight: Adam Plutko (UCLA)

CBD Scouting Video: Colton Plaia (Loyola Marymount)

ColtonPlaiaLMUColton Plaia decided to return to Loyola Marymount after being selected in the 33rd round of the 2012 MLB daft because he wanted to continue to be a part of building the Loyola Marymount baseball program. In his final season, Colton is batting .321 with three doubles thru eight games. Defensively, Colton has thrown out five base runners in seven attempts. In a recent interview, Loyola Marymount head coach Jason Gill called Colton “the best catcher on the west coast.”

You can see Colton at bat and behind the plate below: Continue reading CBD Scouting Video: Colton Plaia (Loyola Marymount)

Top 100 Countdown: 1. Carlos Rodon (North Carolina State)

rodonCollege Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the 2013 college baseball season by checking in on the Top 100 Players in the country. We will be adding players day-by-day until we get to number one!

Number 1 on our Top 100 Countdown is North Carolina State’s Carlos Rodon. The 6-3 left-handed pitcher from Holly Springs, North Carolina was selected in the 16th round by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 2011 MLB Draft.  Continue reading Top 100 Countdown: 1. Carlos Rodon (North Carolina State)

Top 100 Countdown: 2. Mark Appel (Stanford)

Mark Appel.College Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the 2013 college baseball season by checking in on the Top 100 Players in the country. We will be adding players day-by-day until we get to number one!

Number 2 on our Top 100 Countdown is Stanford’s Mark Appel. The 6’5 right-handed pitcher from Houston was drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates with the eighth overall selection of the 2012 MLB Draft. Continue reading Top 100 Countdown: 2. Mark Appel (Stanford)

Top 100 Countdown: 3. Sean Manaea (Indiana State)

manaeaCollege Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the 2013 college baseball season by checking in on the Top 100 Players in the country. We will be adding players day-by-day until we get to number one!

Number 3 on our Top 100 Countdown is Indiana State’s Sean Manaea. The 6’5 left-handed pitcher from Wanatah, Indiana set a Cape Cod League record with 85 strikeouts in one summer.  Continue reading Top 100 Countdown: 3. Sean Manaea (Indiana State)

Top 100 Countdown: 4. Ryne Stanek (Arkansas)

stanekCollege Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the 2013 college baseball season by checking in on the Top 100 Players in the country. We will be adding players day-by-day until we get to number one!

Number 4 on our Top 100 Countdown is Arkansas’s Ryne Stanek. The 6’4 right-handed pitcher from Overland Park, Kansas was selected in the 3rd round of the 2010 MLB Draft by the Seattle Mariners. Continue reading Top 100 Countdown: 4. Ryne Stanek (Arkansas)

Top 100 Countdown: 5. Colin Moran (North Carolina)

moranCollege Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the 2013 college baseball season by checking in on the Top 100 Players in the country. We will be adding players day-by-day until we get to number one!

Number 5 on our Top 100 Countdown is North Carolina’s Colin Moran. The 6’3 third baseman from Rye, New York led the Cape Cod League during the summer of 2012 with 42 RBI.  Continue reading Top 100 Countdown: 5. Colin Moran (North Carolina)

Top 100 Countdown: 6. Michael Lorenzen (Cal State Fullerton)

2011 Cal State Fullerton athletics mug shot dayCollege Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the 2013 college baseball season by checking in on the Top 100 Players in the country. We will be adding players day-by-day until we get to number one!

Number 6 on our Top 100 Countdown is Cal State Fullerton’s Michael Lorenzen. The 6’3 outfielder from Fullerton, California was selected in the 7th round of the 2010 MLB Draft by the Tampa Bay Rays. Continue reading Top 100 Countdown: 6. Michael Lorenzen (Cal State Fullerton)

Top 100 Countdown: 7. Kent Emanuel (North Carolina)

emanuelCollege Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the 2013 college baseball season by checking in on the Top 100 Players in the country. We will be adding players day-by-day until we get to number one!

Number 7 on our Top 100 Countdown is North Carolina’s Kent Emanuel. The 6’4 left-handed pitcher from Woodstock, Georgia was selected in the 19th round of the 2010 MLB Draft by the Pittsburgh Pirates. Continue reading Top 100 Countdown: 7. Kent Emanuel (North Carolina)