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Texas LHP Sam Stafford Out for the Season

Per reports from Hookem.com’s Alan Trubow, Texas RHP Sam Stafford could miss the 2012 season due to a shoulder injury. Stafford, a second round pick in the 2011 draft by the New York Yankees, returned to Austin after the Yankees had questions about the same shoulder that is reportedly injured. After experiencing tightness in his shoulder recently, Stafford underwent an MRI and was greeted with less-than great news. Continue reading Texas LHP Sam Stafford Out for the Season

Former Oregon State star Rob Summers Willing to Walk Again

Former Oregon State pitcher Rob Summers suffered a devastating back injury in the summer after the 2006 College World Series title that left him as a quadriplegic. This was horrible news for Summers who had dreams of playing in MLB but it didn’t deter him from recovering from the injury even though doctors told him that he would not walk again. After an intense rehab, he has seen remarkable improvement. He had regained feeling in his legs and arms while being able to walk for several minutes at a time.  Continue reading Former Oregon State star Rob Summers Willing to Walk Again

Eric Erickson looking to return to Miami (FL)

Eric Erickson is looking to return to the Miami (FL) pitching staff for the 2012 season according to CBD sources. He had an outstanding freshman season in 2007 going 10-4 with a 2.50 ERA and 63 strikeouts in 90 innings. He picked up several national awards including being named a Freshman All-American by Baseball America and Louisville Slugger.  Continue reading Eric Erickson looking to return to Miami (FL)

South Carolina’s Jackie Bradley Jr. “Likely” Out for the Season

South Carolina junior outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. is likely out for the season with a torn tendon in his left wrist. Bradley was a key component in the Gamecocks run to the 2010 CWS title. He led the team with a .368 batting average while hitting 13 homers and driving in 60 runs. Coming into the 2011 campaign, CBD had rated Bradley as the fifth best player in the country. Continue reading South Carolina’s Jackie Bradley Jr. “Likely” Out for the Season

TCU’s Matt Purke Injured

TCU’s Matt Purke has been shutdown for the time being with a shoulder injury as he visited famed orthopedist James Andrew this week. Purke’s velocity all season has been way down barely touching 90 MPH in some of his starts. Last season, he had an outstanding freshman season which saw him go 16-0 with a 3.02 ERA while bringing the Horned Frogs to the school’s first CWS appearance. CBD had Matt Purke rated as the second best college player coming into the 2011 season. Continue reading TCU’s Matt Purke Injured

UGA’s Johnathan Taylor Injury Update

Georgia’s Johnathan Taylor fractured his C5 and C6 vertebrae in a collision in the outfield against Florida State back on March 6th.  An update was given on his condition on Thuesday, in which he remains paralyzed below the waist.  The Atlanta Journal Constitution checked in states there are positives to the story.  Like the fact that his medical expenses are going to be covered for the next 30 years, and the fact that he has progressed well enough over the last five weeks to be able to move his shoulders and arms as well as manually use a motorized wheelchair.  Another positive part of the story, the Bulldogs have rallied and gone 15-8 since the injury, as well as the Jonathan Taylor Fund being established.

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