Eric Sorenson of CSTV recently checked in with one of our favorite baseball coaches in Paul Mainieri of LSU. He discusses many different topics including how much influence his father Demie Mainieri the legendary coach of Miami-Dade North Community College for over 30 years. Sorensen gets Mainieri to discuss how difficult it was to coach […]
CSTV Editor Doug Kroll checks in with his weekly article on the top college baseball players. The position in which he focuses on this week is the closer. He lists Cole St. Clair of Rice in the top spot. He has struggled throughout his career with the Owls as he tends to be injured every […]
Doug Kroll of CSTV checks in with his weekly column on the top players in the country. This week he checks in on starting pitchers which is led by Jacob Thompson of UVA.
Pedro Alvarez of Vanderbilt has been named the Pre-Season National Player of the Year for the 2008 season by Louisville Slugger. Joining Alvarez on the first team are Pitchers Jacob Thompson (UVA), Preston Guilmet (Arizona), Anthony Shawler (ODU), Brian Matusz (USD), Josh Satow (ASU), Scott Gorgon (UCI) and Reliever AJ Griffin (USD). Rounding out the […]
Doug Kroll of CSTV.com and has compiled a list of the top five second baseman for the 2008 season. His top five 2nd Basemen are; 1) David Adams from Virginia, batted .372 for the season and his fielding % was a slick .973 with only 7 errors on the season. 2) Brandon Turner play for […]
Vanderbilt Coach Tim Corbin took questions from fans via VUCommodores.com this past week. Here’s the results. See if you can guess which three came from me. I’m sure Brian can nail at least one of ’em.
So why is it that the fellow posters on the CBB have had full inboxes since the NCBWA All America team was released? It all comes down to snubs… one in particular, but four have gotten me jazzed up. It’s no secret to my fellow publishers at the CBB that this Commodore has a favorite […]
The CBB has been previewing some of the top players in the country for the 2008 season throughout this off-season. This week we check in on the top freshmen in the country. Derek Dietrich SS/P (Georgia Tech) Derek Dietrich is a 6’1 199 pound shortstop/pitcher out of Parma OH. He was a third round pick […]
Patrick Ebert of PG Crosschecker checks in with his early signing period standout classes. You can read his full review here. In alphabetical order (with three of each class’ top names), Ebert notes: Arkansas, led by Austin Wright, Bobby Bundy and Tyler Sample. Florida, with Ryan Weber, Nick Maronde and Jerico Weitzel. Georgia, featuring Brett […]
As a follow-up to his Top 5 Storylines of 2008, Rivals.com baseball editor Kendall Rogers has revealed five predictions for 2008. The full article can be read here. First, Kendall picks UCLA to be the team to step up their game the most. Conversely, he sees Clemson falling flat in the new year. Kendall’s “Most […]