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Predicting The Field: May 30

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Here is Aaron Fitt's final Field of 64 projection which is a look ahead of what will be announced on Monday afternoon. The last teams into the field of 64 are California and New Mexico. Other bubble teams that get the nod: North Carolina, Kentucky, Elon, Oregon State, North Carolina State.

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Life Experiences Lend San Diego Aces Perspective

Aaron Fitt -Premium Content

When you've sprinted through a raging fire at 13,000 feet en route to the summit of Kilimanjaro, or worked at an orphanage in South Africa for children of AIDS victims, or built houses for the poor with Habitat for Humanity in Honduras, giving up a game-winning home run doesn't seem like such a big deal. San Diego co-aces Kyle Blair and Sammy Solis have had those experiences, and then some.

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College Midseason Report

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At the midpoint of college baseball's 14-week regular season, let's take a one-week hiatus from the standard Weekend Preview format. Instead, we present our Midseason Report, a look at the top performers and biggest stories of the first half of the season, plus a peek ahead to the second half.

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Another Elite ACC Backstop

Walter Villa -Premium Content

In the past three years, the Atlantic Coast Conference has produced three catchers drafted among baseball's top five picks: Tony Sanchez in 2009, Buster Posey in 2008 and Matt Wieters in '07. This year, the ACC assembly line has cranked out another standout catcher (though not a projected top-five pick): Miami junior Yasmani Grandal, a 6-foot-2, 210-pound switch-hitter with a power stroke.

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Wunderlich Passes Test After Test For Louisville

Aaron Fitt -Premium Content

Phil Wunderlich provides a fearsome lefthanded power presence in the middle of Louisville's lineup. Through 15 games in 2010, Wunderlich is hitting .371/.420/.758 with a team-leading six homers and 21 RBIs. Just moments after he smacked a walk-off homer against Minnesota in the Big Ten/Big East Challenge, McDonnell said Wunderlich still wasn't quite 100 percent recovered from his offseason shoulder injury and still had not found his stride offensively. Wunderlich credited trainer Pat Hassell with getting him healthy enough to play.

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