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Georgia, Arizona State Win Big While Others Go Small

Aaron Fitt -

Many recruiting coordinators expressed bewilderment that a few schools were still able to sign 20 or more recruits in the age of academic reform in college baseball, but there are mitigating factors that can make it wise to cast a wide net. Georgia and Arizona State both figure to have plenty of holes to fill, and both inked plenty of high-profile targets that could wind up signing pro contracts.

College | #2008#Recruiting

2007 Transfer Tracker

Aaron Fitt -

Here's a list of the Division I players who have decided to transfer to another Division I school this summer. Starting next summer, players who transfer from one D-I to another will be required to sit out a year before becoming eligible at their new school. Players will still be able to transfer freely after this fall semester provided they are enrolled at their new school by the start of the spring semester in January. This chart will be updated as more transfers are announced.

College | #2008#Recruiting

Top 50 Incoming Freshmen

Aaron Fitt -Premium Content

Here's a look at the top 50 incoming freshmen ranked by Aaron Fitt according to both immediate impact and long-term potential. As with most Baseball America rankings, the tie goes to better prospect.

College | #2007#Recruiting

Transfer Travails

Will Kimmey -

The NCAA's transfer rules allow players in sports other than Division I-A football, men's basketball and men's ice hockey to trade one school for another without missing a season, as long as the coach at the former school grants the player a release. Whether that should continue is suddenly a hot topic in college baseball. The transfer rule has always been the subject of steady debate, but it has become a major issue in the wake of the NCAA's new Academic Progress Rate guideline, which measures the progress of students toward graduation.

College | #2006#Recruiting