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 44 with Jacksonville junior outfielder Adam Brett Walker. The Milwaukee, Wisconsin native attended Milwaukee Lutheran High School where he was a three year starter. His senior season saw him named all-state, all-area and all-conference. His junior season saw him earn multiple awards also being named all-state, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel All-Area and first team all-conference after batting a school-record .569 (33-58) with eight home runs and a 1.121 slugging percentage. Continue reading →
FROM BASEBALL AMERICA PRESS RELEASE 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 →
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.
With summer league baseball a few weeks in, the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League is awarding this weeks’ top players. The GLSCL recognizes John McCambridge from the Licking County Settlers as player of the week, and Eric Vaughan from the Lake Erie Monarchs as pitcher of the week.
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 80 in our countdown with Xavier junior two-way player Ben Thomas from Columbus Ohio where he attended Westerville Central High School. He played all four seasons of high school ball under Scott Walberry where he was named All-Ohio Capital Conference and First-Team All-District as a senior. Multiple scouting services named Thomas the top high school prospect in Ohio but decided to head to Xavier.
DURHAM, N.C.–Mississippi and Washington State lead all schools by placing five players apiece on Baseball America’s top prospects lists for 18 different summer college leagues and Team USA. Last summer, Louisiana State and Texas each led the nation with five players apiece on BA’s summer league lists, and those two teams wound up facing off for the national championship at the College World Series.
BA ranked the top 30 prospects for the talent-rich Cape Cod League, and the top 10 prospects in 17 other summer college leagues. In addition, the top 20 Team USA prospects were ranked.
Kent State’s Tyler Martin suffered a severe eye injury on Saturday afternoon as he was playing with the Stark County Terriers after a freak accident. Martin was walking near the on-deck circle where an errant bat struck him near one of his eyes. He was rushed immediately to a nearby hospital which put him under surgery to repair the damage. He is currently still in the hospital and I have not received any word if the incident will affect his vision. Continue reading →
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE DELAWARE, Ohio – After compiling the top two records in the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League at the halfway point of the season, both Lima and Grand Lake lead all vote getters with seven representatives for next week’s 2009 GLSCL All-Star game in Cincinnati, Ohio. Continue reading →
The opening date for the 74th Annual NBC World Series was Friday, August 1, 2008. The tournament will conclude with the finals on Friday, August 15th. At present, the tournament is scheduled for 42 teams, with 87 games to be held during the 15-day tournament. There are 20 summer collegiate summer leagues that will be sending team to the NBC World Series.