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CBB Players of the Week for March 11th

The College Baseball Blog for the second straight year will be naming a single Player of the Week and a Pitcher of the Week. This award is selected by a vote on by the writers of The College Baseball Blog. This week we honor Daniel Hill of Murray State as our Player of the Week and for the first time ever we have Co-Pitchers of the Week with Stephen Strasburg of San Diego State and Pat Lehman of George Washington sharing the honors. Continue reading

Big West Recap

CAL POLY SLO vs. SACRAMENTO STATE

Cal Poly 9- Sac 2
Cal Poly 11- Sac 5
Cal Poly 6- Sac 2

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – Sophomore southpaw Matt Leonard pitched six strong innings and junior left fielder Luke Yoder drove in the go-ahead run with a sixth-inning single as Cal Poly completed a three-game series sweep against Sacramento State with a 6-2 victory in a non-conference baseball game Sunday afternoon before 1,427 in Baggett Stadium.

Coach Larry Lee’s Mustangs extended their winning streak to six games and improved to 6-1 on the year, their best start since going 7-1 to open the 2001 campaign. Sacramento State fell to 1-5.

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Big 12 Recap for 03-01-09

Big 12 Baseball

Big 12 Baseball

Houston 3 vs #3 Texas A&M 5

Missouri 5 at #6 Arizona State 2

Missouri concluded its nine-game road trip to open the 2009 season by picking up a 5-2 win over Arizona State on Sunday in Tempe, Ariz. The win snaps a seven-game losing streak for the Tigers.

The game was called after eight innings due to travel arrangements. A three-hour time limit was placed on the game prior to first pitch.
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2009 Mountain West Preseason Poll

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE
The TCU Horned Frogs have been selected to win their fourth straight regular season Mountain West Conference baseball championship in 2009 in a vote of the seven MWC head coaches and a select media panel. The Horned Frogs received nine first-place votes and 75 points overall, while San Diego State received 56 points and one first-place vote to finish second in the poll. Continue reading

Strasburg the next Big Thing?

Baseball America writer Kirk Kenney has an excellent article about Stephen Strasburg. He is expected to be the first pick in the 2009 MLB Draft after a tremendous summer with the USA Collegiate National Team and the USA Olympic squad. Strasburg is picking up preseason accolades for all major college baseball publications with us naming him the best college player for the 2009 season. (Full Article) The Baseball America article talks about how Strasburg has become such a good player from his high school days where he went undrafted and now will be the top picked player. Continue reading

Rivals names Top Juniors in 2009 Class

Kendall Rogers of Rivals.com continues his previews of the 2009 season today as he looks at the best junior players in the country. He names UNC’s Dustin Ackley and San Diego State’s Stephen Strasburg as the top juniors. Ackley is coming off a solid sophomore season for the Tar Heels which saw him hit .417 with seven homers and 51 RBI. He had off season surgery but should be back at 100 percent once the season starts. Strasburg was the best pitcher in the country this summer lighting up radar guns with his 90+ MPH fastball and pitching in the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. Continue reading

CBB Top 50 Countdown: Number 1 Stephen Strasburg

The CBB finishes our countdown today with our number 1 player in the country. After evaluating every player in the country, we decided to select  junior RHP Stephen Strasburg from San Diego State as the best player.

Stephen is a native of San Diego who attended West Hills High School in Santee California. He ended up playing three years of varsity baseball under Scott Hopgood. His senior season saw him have a tremendous ERA of 1.68 in 62.1 innings while striking out 74 batters. Continue reading

San Diego State Baseball Inks 18 Players For 2010 Season

Head Coach Tony Gwynn has announced the Aztecs' 2010 baseball recruting class

Head Coach Tony Gwynn has announced the Aztecs

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE

SAN DIEGO – San Diego State head baseball coach Tony Gwynn has announced the signing of 18 players to national letters of intent for the 2010 season. The class is comprised of 12 freshman and six junior college athletes, including a pair of athletes ranked among the top 100 prep recruits in the nation by Baseball America.

With the Aztecs expecting to lose a majority of their 2009 pitching staff to graduation and the draft, 12 of the new signings are hurlers, split equally between left- and right-handers.
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