2009 Preseason All-American Team

The top college players as picked by scouting directors




First Team
Pos. Player, School Cl. B-T Ht. Wt. AVG OBP SLG AB R H HR RBI SB
C Josh Phegley, Indiana Jr. R-R 5-11 215 .438 .507 .746 224 69 98 15 80 2
1B Dustin Ackley, North Carolina Jr. L-R 6-1 184 .417 .503 .597 278 82 116 7 51 19
2B Ross Wilson, Alabama So. R-R 5-11 185 .295 .355 .543 258 60 76 15 47 9
3B Tom Mendonca, Fresno State Jr. L-R 6-1 200 .281 .359 .508 295 48 83 19 70 6
SS Grant Green, Southern California Jr. R-R 6-3 180 .390 .438 .644 205 46 80 9 46 10
OF Kentrail Davis, Tennessee So. L-R 5-9 200 .330 .435 .583 206 45 68 13 44 7
OF A.J. Pollock, Notre Dame Jr. R-R 6-1 200 .352 .414 .505 216 49 76 4 42 28
OF Brett Jackson, California Jr. L-R 6-2 210 .307 .404 .441 202 36 62 4 40 12
DH Chris Dominguez, Louisville Jr. R-R 6-4 240 .365 .427 .687 249 68 91 21 75 11
UT Mike Leake, Arizona State Jr. R-R 6-0 180 .340 .500 .574 47 16 16 2 11 2






W L ERA G SV IP H BB SO AVG
SP Stephen Strasburg, San Diego State Jr. R-R 6-4 220 8 3 1.57 13 0
97 61 16 133 .181
SP Alex White, North Carolina Jr. R-R 6-3 193 13 3 2.83 20 0 102 78 42 113 .215
SP Kyle Gibson, Missouri Jr. R-R 6-6 208 9 4 3.84 19 2 87 86 23 96 .254
SP Kendal Volz, Baylor Jr. R-R 6-5 225 3 6 4.20 12 0 71 75 28 85 .273
RP Jason Stoffel, Arizona Jr. R-R 6-1 225 4 2 3.00 34 13 48 34 15 79 .198
UT Mike Leake, Arizona State Jr. R-R 6-0 180 11 3 3.49 19 1 121 118 20 104 .254
Second Team
Pos. Player, School Cl. B-T Ht. Wt. AVG
OBP SLG AB R H HR RBI SB
C Trevor Coleman, Missouri Jr. S-R 6-1 211 .295 .417 .416 190 39 56 4 35 0
1B Rich Poythress, Georgia Jr. R-R 6-4 235 .374 .461 .626 265 64 99 15 75 4
2B Ryan Schimpf, Louisiana State Jr. L-R 5-9 181 .320 .416 .592 250 57 80 12 54 16
3B Kyle Seager, North Carolina Jr. L-R 6-1 187 .347 .421 .597 268 62 93 9 75 5
SS Ryan Jackson, Miami Jr. R-R 6-3 180 .360 .422 .496 242 49 87 4 50 10
OF Matt den Dekker, Florida Jr. L-L 6-1 205 .333 .419 .507 213 55 71 8 48 20
OF Blake Dean, Louisiana State Jr. L-L 6-1 208 .353 .432 .665 269 62 95 20 73 4
OF Jason Kipnis, Arizona State Jr. L-R 6-0 180 .371 .485 .667 237 76 88 14 73 24
DH Derek Dietrich, Georgia Tech So. L-R 6-1 195 .332 .410 .592 238 53 79 14 66 3
UT Blake Smith, California Jr. L-R 6-2 220 .296 .360 .553 199 36 59 12 43 6






W L ERA
G SV IP H BB SO AVG
SP Andrew Oliver, Oklahoma State Jr. L-L 6-3 212 7
2 2.20 15 0 98 72 36 96 .211
SP Mike Minor, Vanderbilt Jr. R-L 6-4 195 7 3 4.28 15 0 103 99 28 101 .261
SP Matt Harvey, North Carolina So. R-R 6-4 225 7 2 2.79 19 0 68 52 47 80 .214
SP Kyle Heckathorn, Kennesaw State Jr. R-R 6-6 240 4 2 4.98 13 0 60 64 22 64 .269
RP Scott Bittle, Mississippi Sr. R-R 6-2 195 7 1 1.78 27 8 71 35 30 130 .145
UT Blake Smith, California Jr. L-R 6-2 220 3 0 3.80 16 0 21 20 11 36 .235
Third Team
Pos. Player, School Cl. B-T Ht. Wt. AVG OBP SLG AB R H HR RBI SB
C Ryan Ortiz, Oregon State Jr. R-R 6-3 205 .351 .442 .527 188 33 66 5 55 1
1B Ben Paulsen, Clemson Jr. L-R 6-3 195 .310 .393 .571 226 46 70 13 49 1
2B Dallas Poulk, North Carolina State Jr. L-R 5-11 184 .286 .370 .446 231 37 66 8 33 6
3B Victor Sanchez, San Diego So. R-R 6-2 180 .268 .346 .495 220 47 59 12 47 5
SS Christian Colon, Cal State Fullerton So. R-R 6-0 185 .329 .406 .444 243 59 80 4 39 13
OF Tim Wheeler, Cal State Sacramento Jr. L-R 6-4 205 .330 .377 .436 218 38 72 3 43 10
OF Jared Mitchell, Louisiana State Jr. L-L 6-0 192 .297 .363 .469 175 44 52 6 29 16
OF Marc Krauss, Ohio Jr. L-R 6-3 225 .332 .448 .568 229 62 76 10 54 5
DH D.J. LeMahieu, Louisiana State So. R-R 6-4 193 .337 .386 .457 258 56 87 6 44 10
UT Aaron Miller, Baylor Jr. L-L 6-3 200 .295 .425 .562 210 41 62 12 45 0






W L ERA G SV IP H BB SO AVG
SP Ben Tootle, Jacksonville State Jr. R-R 6-1 185 10 2 3.87 15 0 86 87 29 79 .264
SP Jeff Inman, Stanford Jr. R-R 6-2 185 7 2 4.27 16 0 72 86 29 45 .305
SP Brad Boxberger, Southern California Jr. R-R 6-2 200 2 4 6.12 18 3 50 54 26 52 .280
SP Alex McRee, Georgia Jr. L-L 6-6 230 7 1 3.98 31 0 61 57 31 65 .247
RP Joseph Kelly, UC Riverside Jr. R-R 6-1 178 2 1 9.35 17 6 17 24 10 8 .312
UT Aaron Miller, Baylor Jr. L-L 6-3 200 1 1 14.40 6 0 5 12 4 8 .462