The first overall pick in the 2015 MLB Draft out of Vanderbilt – Dansby Swanson, is officially a member of the Arizona Diamondbacks. He remained unsigned all the way down to the final few moments of the July 17th deadline, before inking the dotted line just in time.
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Major League Baseball announced changes to the Draft Rules effective for the 2012 MLB Draft. The major difference is a very strict slotting system that recommends teams to spend a certain amount of money on their draft picks. Teams will be heavily penalized with loss of future draft picks if they don’t follow the rules.
Last week we saw the yearly flurry of draft picked being signed by MLB clubs right at the deadline. This year, 22 out of the 33 first round picks had not signed heading into the final hour before the deadline. Is this really fair to college baseball coaches to have some of their prized recruits for […]
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 […]
By: Austin Staton HOUSTON, Texas – His season didn’t pan out as it was scripted but Monday evening brings a new chapter to light in the illustrious career of Rice standout Anthony Rendon. As the defending national player of the year and a two-time All-American honoree, Rendon entered his junior campaign as the consensus top […]
College Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the 2011 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 28 with USC junior RHP Austin Wood. The Niceville, […]
The 2010 MLB World Series starts up on Wednesday with the San Francisco Giants hosting the Texas Rangers. Cliff Lee (Arkansas) will take the ball for the Rangers while the Giants will send Tim Lincecum (Washington) to the hill. The best conference this season with getting players into the World Series is the SEC as […]
Barret Loux worked out for 14 MLB teams on Friday afternoon in College Station, Texas. He was drafted by the Arizona Diamondbacks with the sixth overall pick but failed his physical due to shoulder and elbow concerns according to multiple reports. MLB declared Loux a free agent and gave the Diamondbacks compensatory picks. You can […]