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College Midseason Update

Aaron Fitt -Premium Content

The uniform start date limits the regular season to 13 weeks, but if you factor in a week for conference tournaments, a week for regionals and a week for super-regionals, we're halfway to Omaha with eight weeks in the books. It's a perfect time to look at some of the top performers and storylines of the first half.

College | #2008#On Campus

Tupelo’s Time

Tupelo (Miss.) takes over the top spot as American Heritage fell to Palm Beach Central. James River (Midlothian, Va.) took the biggest hit, falling out of the Top 25 from No. 14. The Rapids were beat by Midlothian rival Cosby High, who was No. 36 in the preseason. Paul VI (Fairfax, Va.) vaulted into the rankings after tearing through the Southeastern Baseball Classic in South Carolina and beating St. John's High (Washington, D.C.) on the road.

High School | #2008#Team Rankings

Three Strikes: April 14

Aaron Fitt -

Strike One: Make That Strike Three, Times 23 San Diego State sophomore righthander Stephen Strasburg struck out 23 batters in a complete-game one-hitter Friday against Utah. It’s hard to decide […]

College | #Three Strikes

Minor League Transactions

Matt Eddy -

This week’s installment considers all transactions reported by MLB between April 5 and 11. Last week’s transactions available here. Arizona Diamondbacks Released: OF Dave Krynzel Traded: OF Daniel Perales to […]

Minors | #Transactions

Hellickson Shapes Up For 2008

Ben Badler -

Rays righthander Jeremy Hellickson has already done something this season that he didn’t do last year–pitch in a minor league game in early April. Last year, it took Hellickson until April […]

Minors | #Daily Dish

College Top 25: April 14

Miami swept a somber Georgia Tech squad to maintain its spot atop the Baseball America Top 25 Rankings. The first four sports in the rankings remain unchanged, as Miami, Arizona State, Florida State, and North Carolina all won conference series on the road. Arizona State won two of three against Washington State, while Florida State and North Carolina swept Boston College and Clemson, respectively.

College | #2008#Top 25

Ask BA

Jim Callis -

How good is Japanese sensation Yu Darvis? What would the U.S. squad for the 2009 World Baseball Classic look like if only prospects were eligible? What did the scouting reports say about John Maine when he was coming up through the Orioles system.

Minors | #2008#Ask BA