I have been slacking recently on keeping up with the Rivals Top 25 countdown. Kendall Rogers has rated three teams that I have missed over the last few days. He has Baylor at 18th overall as they are led by Kendal Volz. The Louisville Cardinals check in at 17 as they will be led by senior third baseman Chris Dominguez. Kendall Rogers puts Alabama at number 16 as they will be led by sophomore shortstop Josh Rutledge. Continue reading Rivals Top 25 Countdown
After going 2-6 in their last 8 games, the formerly Top 25 ranked Ragin’ Cajuns (4-9) looked to get back to their winning ways with a three game series against Sun Belt opponent Arkansas State (8-4).
But the Indians would have none of that as they pulled off an impressive three game sweep over Cajuns at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field in Lafayette, Louisiana this weekend.
Due to inclement weather, the teams played a doubleheader on Saturday with ASU winning 3-0 and 9-5 respectively. Continue reading Sun Belt Weekend Re-Cap: Ragin Cajuns Continue Downward Spiral
– A rundown of the issues for SEC teams in 2008
– The same rundown for Big 12 squads
– A pre-Fall listing of the top 25 teams heading into the next season (not really a top 25, but rather a 25 teams to watch, listed in alphabetical order).
In his latest Mailbag, Kendall also discusses Irvine, Wake Forest, Oregon and Oregon State, and the differences between Fresno State and San Diego.
Aaron Fitt of Baseball America has recently posted an article about the Big East conference, Houston Cougars, and the Minnesota Gophers. The full article is available here.
Aaron also did a chat about the new Top 25 that Baseball America released Monday. He discusses many different teams and issues in college baseball. The full chat can be read here.
USA Today has released their first Top 25 for the season. They have Rice leading the poll with 22 first place votes out of a possible 31 first place ballots. Clemson comes in at number 2 with 4 first place votes. Miami, South Carolina, and North Carolina all round out the Top 5. The University of Texas picked up a first place vote but finished 6th in the poll. Oregon State, the defending national champions picked up 4 first place votes but ended up in 15th position in the poll.