The Sun Belt Conference features three catchers on the initial watch list for the Johnny Bench Award, given to the top catcher in Division 1 college baseball.
Coming out of high school, Aramis Garcia was a special prospect.
Long time major league scout Dave Perkin described him as a “rarity…an athletic high school catching prospect with remarkably quick feet and fluid receiving skills.” Continue reading
Here are some of the top photos from this past weekend’s matchup between the Vanderbilt Commodores and the Ole Miss Rebels. Vanderbilt swept the three game SEC series to up their record to 29-4 and 11-1 in SEC play while Ole Miss is now 23-9 and 4-8 in conference play.
Battle of the Bump
Pitching was the dominant factor for the Commodores and the Rebels this weekend, with all three games won by only a point or two.
Friday starters Bobby Wahl and Kevin Ziomek both shined in a much-anticipated pitcher’s duel. Ziomek earned the win, allowing only 1 run on three hits, with four walks and three strikeouts in 7.1 innings. Wahl gave up one unearned run on five hits and six walks, recording eight strikeouts in 6.2 innings of work. Continue reading
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 19 on our Top 100 Countdown is Ole Miss’s Bobby Wahl. The 6’3 right-handed pitcher from Springfield, Virginia was selected in the 39th round of the 2010 MLB Draft by the Indians. Continue reading
Here are some of the top performances and highlights on the day. We will be providing daily articles as often as possible this season. If you know of an outstanding performance we might miss, feel free to send us an email by clicking here. Continue reading
February 15th this year marked the start of the Division 1 College Baseball season. Here are some of the top performances and highlights on the day. We will be providing daily articles as often as possible this season. If you know of an outstanding performance ever that we might miss feel free to send us an email by clicking here. Continue reading
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The Arkansas Razorbacks are predicted to win the 2013 Southeastern Conference baseball championship, as voted by the league’s 14 baseball coaches in the 22nd annual preseason SEC poll.
The Razorbacks, ranked No. 1 nationally in the preseason USA Today Coaches’ Poll, seek to capture their third SEC Championship and first since 2004. Arkansas returns five position starters and 10 pitchers from its 2012 squad which advanced to the College World Series semifinals. Continue reading
The SEC’s reign atop college baseball came to an end in 2012, as South Carolina fell to the Arizona Wildcats in the championship series in Omaha. Still, though, the conference scored a big victory with the addition of Texas A&M, who provides immediate strength to the conference.
Last year we saw Arkansas rise to national contention as well as push the Gamecocks to the brink of College World Series elimination. We saw Mississippi State conquer the conference to win a NCAA berth by virtue of winning it all in Hoover. Continue reading
As we continue counting down to the first pitch of the 2013 season, we are running some of the best posters from schools across the country. The team we feature today is the Ole Miss Rebels. They are coming off a season which saw them go 37-26 overall and 14-16 in the SEC. You can check out the poster below. Future posters can be sent to me by clicking here. Continue reading
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 counting down the players day-by-day until we reach number 1.
Number 67 on our Top 100 Countdown is Tanner Mathis of Ole Miss. The 5’11 outfielder from Lake Charles, Louisiana was drafted in the 27th round by the Houston Astros in 2012 and enters his senior season with at Ole Miss. Continue reading
The Rebels have been knocking on the door for a trip to Omaha for a decade, but their inability to kick the door in has been consistent. That’s what makes last season’s 37-26 campaign almost ordinary in Oxford, Miss., in that the Rebs were sent home by the TCU Horned Frogs in the Texas A&M NCAA regional last season. Ole Miss had the early advantage in the regional, forcing the Horned Frogs to drop a game and entering the regional championship unbeaten. Two consecutive losses to the Horned Frogs sent the Rebels home for the year, and left Ole Miss yet another near-miss in their recent string of “warning track shot” seasons. Continue reading