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Bryce Harper leads Baseball America’s 2010 Draft Rankings

BryceHarper Baseball America recently put out their Top 25 College Baseball and High School Prospects for the 2010 MLB Draft. The college rankings are led by Bryce Harper who has received national attention for skipping his final two years of high school to play college baseball with Community College of Southern Nevada. The rest of the top five is Anthony Ranaudo from LSU, Deck McGuire from Ga Tech, Levon Washington from Chipola JC, and Chris Sale from Florida Gulf Coast. The rest of the top 25 is available below.

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Team USA wins World Baseball Challenge

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SOF-070109-1223.jpg PRINCE GEORGE, British Columbia — USA starter Drew Pomeranz (Ole Miss) took a no-hitter into the seventh inning and Team USA beat Germany, 8-1, in the championship game at the 2009 Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline World Baseball Challenge at Prince George Citizen Field.

Germany got on the board in the first inning on no hits. Pomeranz (Ole Miss) put two runners on board with a hit batsman and a walk before a sacrifice bunt moved them to second and third. Ludwig Glaser followed with an RBI groundout to second base for the 1-0 lead.

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Team USA picks up 10-2 victory over Prince George

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SonnyGray(Vandy) PRINCE GEORGE, British Columbia — Rick Hague (Rice) went 3-4 with one of three U.S. home runs and Team USA defeated the host Prince George Axemen, 10-2, at the 2009 Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline World Baseball Challenge at Prince George Citizen Field.

The Axemen (2-2) got on the board in the bottom of the first inning with a double to right center by Darrin Doucette to take a short-lived one-run lead.

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Team USA loses to Germany 6-3

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BradMiller (PRINCE GEORGE, British Columbia) – Team USA pitchers surrendered three home runs and German pitcher Tim Henkenjohann pitched 8.2 innings as Team Germany beat the U.S., 6-3, at the 2009 Enbridge Northern Pipeline World Baseball Challenge at Prince George Citizen Field.

USA starter T.J. Walz (Kansas) surrendered a solo home run to Jendrick Speer and a two-run shot to Simon Guerhing in the bottom of the fourth inning as Germany (2-1) went up 3-0 on the U.S.

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Team USA Falls to Japan 7-5

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Matt Newman of Arizona State (Courtesy of USA Baseball)
Matt Newman of Arizona State (Courtesy of USA Baseball)

(TOKYO) – Matt Newman (Arizona State) went 3-5 with four RBI for Team USA, but Japan rode a six-run third inning on its way to a 7-5 victory over the U.S., Monday, in the second game of the 37th Annual USA vs. Japan Collegiate Championship in the Tokyo Dome.

Team USA scored two runs in the first inning on Japanese starting pitcher Yuki Saito. Matt Newman (Arizona State) hit an RBI single to centerfield to score Christian Colon (Cal State Fullerton) from second base and Andy Wilkins singled through the right side to bring in Newman for the early 2-0 lead. Continue reading

Team USA loses 7-1 to Budo University

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Blake Forsythe (Courtesy of Tennessee Media Relations)
Blake Forsythe (Courtesy of Tennessee Media Relations)

(CHIBA, JAPAN) – Team USA (11-1) committed three errors and left eight runners on base in a 7-1 exhibition loss to Budo University, Friday, in Chiba, Japan. The loss was the first by the U.S. this summer and it snapped a 35-game winning streak for the National Team dating back to last season.

Tyler Holt (Florida State) reached second base on an error by the left fielder to begin the game and later scored Team USA’s lone run on an RBI groundout by Blake Forsythe (Tennessee) in the bottom of the first inning. Continue reading

Team USA defeats Holyoke 5-2

brycebrentz I attended this game and Live Blogged about it. You can check out my Chat Recap by clicking here. I will also be writing a large article profiling the USA team in the coming days.

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(HOLYOKE, MASS.) – Bryce Brentz’s two RBI hits pushed Team USA (11-0) passed the Holyoke Blue Sox, 5-2, Monday evening at MacKenzie Stadium in front of a lively, record-breaking, pro-Holyoke crowd of 4,811. Continue reading

Wilkins, USA Slam Past Guatemala 18-1 in Series Finale

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SonnyGrayVandy(DURHAM, N.C.) – Andy Wilkins (Arkansas) hit a 435 foot grand slam that left the ball park and Sonny Gray (Vanderbilt) kept Guatemala hitters off-balance to lead the USA Baseball National Team (Collegiate) to an 18-1 series finale victory at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park Saturday, July 4. Continue reading

Team USA No-Hits Guatemala En Route to 10-0 Shutout

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GerritColeUCLA(DURHAM, N.C.) – Gerrit Cole (UCLA), Asher Wojciechowski (The Citadel), Nick Pepitone (Tulane), and Chad Bettis (Texas Tech) combined to throw the first no-hitter in post-trials USA Baseball National Team (Collegiate) history on its way to a 10-0 shutout victory over Guatemala at Coleman Field, Thursday night. Continue reading

USA Baseball Announces 2009 National Team Roster

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Christian Colon (Courtesy of USA Baseball)
Christian Colon (Courtesy of USA Baseball)

(CARY, N.C.) – USA Baseball announced Wednesday night the 22 members of its 2009 National Team (Collegiate). The roster is headlined by shortstop and 2008 National Team member Christian Colon (Cal State Fullerton; Capey, Puerto Rico), and consists of five outfielders, six infielders, 10 pitchers, and one utility player. Two additional players will stay with the team to serve as alternates. Continue reading