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
Baseball America has released their 2011-2012 Recruiting Class rankings for the class that will be eligible for the start of the 2012 season. Leading the pack is the Vanderbilt Commodores which got a first round pick in Tyler Beede among other talented players to Nashville. The rest of the top five is filled out by Texas, Southern Miss, NC State, and Ole Miss.
You can check out the full top 25 compiled by Baseball America’s staff below. Continue reading
ATHENS—-The Georgia Bulldog baseball team will have the luxury of 37 home games in 2012 after spending a majority of last year on the road with the nation’s toughest schedule.
The college baseball season begins Feb. 17, and Georgia will start with a three-game series against Presbyterian College. The Bulldogs open the season with an eight-game home stand and will play 21 of their first 22 games at Foley Field. Georgia’s lone road game in this stretch will be at Western Carolina for a single game on February 29. Continue reading
One of the craziest things I have ever seen, the Texas Rangers selected Georgia outfielder Johnathan Taylor in the 33rd round of the 2011 MLB Draft. In case you don’t know, Taylor was seriously injured on March 6th when he had a collision with teammate Zach Cone which injured the C-5 and C-6 vertebrae. He has shown some improvement but still has very little movement below his waist. Do you think the Rangers made a bad selection so early in the Draft when it is highly unlikely that Taylor will ever play baseball again? Is the MLB Draft too long when teams are wasting 33rd round picks on players? We have included some fan reactions below and feel free to leave your comments. Continue reading
Here is your 2011 NCAA Corvallis Regional Day 3 Recap.
Georgia 5 Creighton 4 (11 innings)
CORVALLIS, ORE. — Georgia stormed back to eliminate 25th-ranked Creighton 5-4 in 11 innings Sunday to advance to the regional championship round of the NCAA Corvallis Regional at Goss Stadium. Continue reading
Here is your 2011 NCAA Corvallis Regional Day 2 Recap.
Georgia 7 Arkansas-Little Rock 3
CORVALLIS, ORE.—–Alex Wood pitched eight strong innings and Levi Hyams went 4-for-5 to lead Georgia to a 7-3 win over Arkansas-Little Rock Saturday in an NCAA Regional elimination game at Goss Stadium. Continue reading
Here is your 2011 NCAA Corvallis Regional Day 1 Recap.
Creighton 2 Georgia 1
CORVALLIS, Ore. — Jonas Dufek outdueled Michael Palazzone and No. 25 Creighton scored two runs in the bottom of the seventh to claim a 2-1 victory over Georgia to open play at the Corvallis Regional on Friday afternoon. Continue reading
Players to Watch
Andrew Susac (.325, 5, 31)
Kavin Keyes (.315, 1, 29)
Ryan Dunn (.296, 4, 26) Continue reading
#2 Vanderbilt 3 #18 Arkansas 2
Hoover, Ala. – Vanderbilt scored early and held on late to eliminate Arkansas 3-2 in the Southeastern Conference Saturday at Regions Park.