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 25 on our Top 100 Countdown is Florida’s Karsten Whitson. The 6’4 right-handed pitcher from Chipley, Florida was selected by the San Diego Padres as the ninth overall pick of the 2010 MLB Draft. Continue reading
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 67 with Florida RHP Karsten Whitson. The Chipley, Florida native attended Chipley High School where he became one of the top pitchers in the entire country. As a senior, he went 7-3 with a 0.62 earned run average and a school-record 123 strikeouts in 55 innings. In the entire season, he allowed only 16 hits while issuing 15 walks. His best start came against Walton High School in a 2-1 victory when he struck out 19 batters. He was named a first-team All-American by Baseball America and was first-team all-state in Class 3A. He was selected with the 9th overall pick by the San Diego Padres. After some tough negotiations, he decided to head to Gainesville to play for Kevin O’Sullivan. Continue reading
College Baseball Daily throughout the fall will be putting together some of the storylines to follow this fall and into the 2012 season. The first installment is the SEC which has won the last three national championships with LSU winning in 2009 and South Carolina in the 2010 and 2011 seasons. Continue reading
The first weekend is now complete in College Baseball where there was a couple of decent sized upsets on Sunday afternoon.
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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