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2010 Summer College Player Of The Year

Aaron Fitt -

The total package—the leadership, the absurd numbers and the strong performance in Team USA's biggest win of the summer against Japan—makes Sonny Gray Baseball America's 2010 Summer Player of the Year. A rising junior righthander at Vanderbilt, Gray is the third Commodore to win the award in the last five years.

College | #2010#Summer Scene#Summer Stock

Springer Dashes Into National Spotlight

Tyler Jett -Premium Content

George Springer needed just 90 feet to prove he was ready to make an impact. In a fall 2008 intrasquad scrimmage, Springer took one too many steps away from third base. Connecticut catcher Doug Elliot saw Springer's aggressive lead and called for a pitch-out. Time to teach the freshman a lesson. But Springer read Elliot's call and countered. When Elliot fired the ball to third, hoping to catch the runner napping, Springer bolted to the plate. By the time the catcher got the ball back, Springer had stolen home.

College | #2010#Summer Scene#Summer Stock

Brain And Brawn

Aaron Fitt -

Whenever coaches and scouts talk about Christian Colon, they invariably start and finish with praise for his baseball IQ, instincts, leadership skills and confidence. Colon is just a darn good baseball player, they'll say, a born winner who simply finds a way to get the job done.

College | #2009#Summer Scene#Summer Stock