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2015 SEC Preview

There is no doubt that the SEC is king in college baseball’s current landscape. The 2014 National Champions look even better, but they will have to defend their title against conference foes like Florida and LSU. The overall talent in the SEC is startling and there could be over a dozen guys who will go in the top two rounds next year. The SEC had 10 regional teams last postseason, and they could match that incredible number in 2015. A second tier team in this conference like Tennessee, Alabama, or…

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Draft Prospect Watch: Hoffman vs. Fisher

Entering the D-1 season’s second week it seems most of the country came away wanting more from the top prospects. While it’s obviously far too early to make any assessments, the anticipation still runs wild and that’s not bound to change this weekend. The weather generally plays a significant role for half the season, depending on what part of the country your’re in, and it wiped out a lot of what North Carolina State had scheduled. That didn’t stop shortstop Trea Turner from putting up numbers nor southpaw Carlos Rodon…

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Draft Prospect Watch: Aces draw soft landings

It’s opening weekend of college baseball and that means the “draft season,” if there really is such a thing, is under way, too. And yes, there really is such a thing. D-1 schools generally play four games per week — occasionally five — with three coming over the weekend and one coming mid-week. You’ll hear the term “Friday starter” a lot in college ball, which is another word for an ace. That pitcher isn’t always the best draft prospect, but he is the anchor of the staff and usually the…

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Seattle Mariners 

2014 SEC Preview

No conference has dominated the postseason field like SEC has recently — they have sent an amazing 24 teams to the super-regionals over the past three seasons. As usual, the conference will once again be extremely deep. However, unlike past years, there is no clear-cut favorite at the top. Louisiana State, South Carolina, Mississippi State, and Vanderbilt all have legitimate shots at being conference champs. But unlike their ACC and Pac-12 brethren, they do not have a team that is a lock to be a national seed. Favorites Like most…

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