The freshman class for this season is the best in recent years with two top 15 picks deciding to spurn the MLB Draft for the next three seasons in Dylan Covey and Karsten Whitson. Covey decided to head to San Diego while Whitson ended up at Florida. They are not the only ones that decided to head to college as we have put together our 2011 Top Freshmen to Watch. Continue reading
We reported back in November that Cal freshman Eric Jaffe was looking into transferring to UCLA if he could get a waiver to be eligible for the 2011 season. According to Baseball America’s Aaron Fitt, he has been able to secure that waiver and will join the Bruins this spring. Jaffe decided to look into transferring to the Bruins at semester break after Cal announced it was dropping baseball at the end of the 2011 season.