College Baseball Daily continues our countdown for the 2010 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 list today with number 6 in our countdown with Texas junior RHP Taylor Jungmann. He is from Temple, Texas where he attended Georgetown High School for one year and Rogers High School for three seasons. In his senior season, he had a record of 14-0 with a 0.77 ERA, 153 K’s and four shutouts. He was honored as the Class 5A Player of the Year by TSWA, Central Texas Player of the Year, Gatorade Texas Player of the Year, Louisville Slugger Texas Player of the Year, and on the Baseball America High School All-American First Team. Jungmann was selected in the 24th round of the 2008 MLB Draft but decided to head to Texas. Continue reading
The Texas Longhorns were scheduled to hold a nine inning scrimmage and scout day on Sunday afternoon at UFCU Disch-Falk Field but the game was shortened by rain.
The star of the day on the mound was junior RHP Taylor Jungmann who pitched two hitless innings while allowing a walk and striking out two batters. Junior LHP Andrew McKirahan was very good on the day also as he let up two hits in two innings of work but struck out five batters while picking off a baserunner. The other star on the hill was sophomore LHP Hoby Milner who retired all six batters he faced while striking out three.
The Seattle Mariners fans are already looking forward to the 2011 MLB Draft as they are currently one game behind the Pittsburgh Pirates in the loss column and 5.5 games behind Baltimore for the worst record in the league. Larry Stone of the Seattle Times recently took a look at some of the best prospects for the 2011 MLB Draft and the consensus a couple of weeks ago was that Rice third baseman Anthony Rendon was the clear cut number 1 pick. (Full Player Profile on Rendon available here) Rendon went down injured on July 14th with multiple fractures in his right ankle which was his second straight year of having a major right ankle injury.