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Northwoods League continues to Grow

NorthwoodsLeagueThe Northwoods League was founded in 1994 by Dick Radatz Jr. the son of former major leaguer Dick Radatz. The league has flourished in its 19 years of existence. The league has a much different structure when compared to the Cape Cod Baseball League as they serve alcohol, charge admission, and act as a minor league type league in terms of marketing. Interesting enough, Radatz blasted the Cape League’s structure in a Boston Globe article.  Continue reading

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2012 Northwoods All Star Game & HR Derby Results

Home Run Derby Results

North Division:

Rochester’s Trevor Podratz (Hawaii),
Mankato’s John Michael Twichell (Texas),
Waterloo’s Kevin Kaczmarski (Evansville)
Duluth’s Michael Suiter (Kansas).

South Division:

Madison’s Tyler Marincov (North Florida),
Wisconsin Rapids’ Alex Bacon (North Florida),
Eau Claire’s Casey Gillaspie (Wichita State),
La Crosse’s Richard Prigatano (Long Beach State).

After round one, the leaders—Rochester’s Podratz (9), Waterloo’s Kaczmarski (5), Eau Claire’s Gillaspie (5), Wisconsin Rapids’ Bacon (5)—advanced to round two. Continue reading

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Top 100 Countdown: 53. Dietrich Enns (Central Michigan)

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 53 with Central Michigan junior LHP Dietrich Enns. The Frankfort, Illinois native attended Lincoln Way East High School. He had an outstanding junior season going 7-3 with an ERA of 1.30 as he earned all-conference and all-area honors. He was even better as a sophomore with a 12-0 record with a 1.10 ERA. Continue reading

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Top 100 Countdown: 55. Steve Nyisztor (Rutgers)

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 55 with Rutgers junior infielder Steve Nyisztor. The Toms River, New Jersey native attended Toms River North High School. As a senior, he set school single-season records in batting average (.511), doubles (14), slugging percentage (.904) and tied the school single-season record in triples (7) in 2009. He had 48 hits, 29 RBI and 33 runs scored also in his senior season. He helped lead the team to back to back South Jersey Group IV state titles in 2008 and 2009.  Continue reading

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Top 100 Countdown: 70. Tony Bryant (Oregon State)

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 70 with Oregon State junior RHP Tony Bryant. The 6’7 210 pounder comes from Kennewick, Washington where he attended Kennewick High School. He was a three year letter winner under head coach AJ Marquard. He was named Pitcher of the Year twice and All-State twice. He was a 25th-round selection by the Minnesota Twins in the 2009 MLB First-Year Player Draft but decided to head to Corvallis to play for Oregon State. Continue reading

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Top 100 Countdown: 82. Tommy Coyle (UNC)

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 82 with North Carolina’s Tommy Coyle. The Chalfont, Pennsylvania native attended Germantown Academy where he earned all conference in each of his four seasons. He was named 2009 preseason Louisville Slugger All-American while graduating as Germantown’s all-time hits leader. He help lead team to 2008 Pennsylvania Independent Schools State Title. Continue reading

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Top 100 Countdown: 91. Tony Kemp (Vanderbilt)

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 91 with Vanderbilt sophomore outfielder Tony Kemp. He is a 5’6 165 pounder out of Nashville, Tennessee while attending Centennial High School. Kemp was a four year letter winner in football and baseball while being named All-District selection three years, All-Tournament Team as a junior and senior, and First team All-Midstate as a junior and senior. Continue reading

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2011 Baseball America Top Prospects for Summer Leagues and Team USA

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