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For Immediate Release: Thursday, June 3, 2010

"LOUISVILLE SLUGGER'S" ALL-AMERICAN BASEBALL TEAMS

TUCSON, Ariz. — The Louisville Slugger NCAA Division I All-American baseball teams and National Player of The Year were announced today by Collegiate Baseball newspaper.

The 17-man first team, chosen by performances up to regional playoffs and picked by the staff of Collegiate Baseball newspaper, features 14 conference players or pitchers of the year, including:

LHP Chris Sale, Florida Gulf Coast (Pitcher of Year Atlantic Sun Conference).
LHP Drew Pomeranz, Mississippi (Pitcher of Year Southeastern Conference).
LHP Daniel Bibona, U.C. Irvine (Pitcher of Year Big West Conference).
RHP Alex Wimmers, Ohio St. (Pitcher of Year Big Ten Conference).
RHP Cole Green, Texas (Pitcher of Year Big 12 Conference).
LHP Danny Hultzen, Virginia (Pitcher of Year Atlantic Coast Conference).
C Yasmani Grandal, Miami, Fla. (Player of Year Atlantic Coast Conference).
1B Paul Hoilman, East Tennessee St. (Player of Year Atlantic Sun Conference).
3B Garrett Wittels, Florida International (Player of Year Sun Belt Conference).
SS Ryan Soares, George Mason (Player of Year Colonial Conference).
OF Gary Brown, Cal. St. Fullerton (Player of Year Big West Conference).
OF Alex Dickerson, Indiana (Player of Year Big Ten Conference).
DH C.J. Cron, Utah (Player of Year Mountain West Conference).
UT Kolbrin Vitek, Ball St. (Player of Year Mid-American Conference).

The first team features six starting pitchers who posted a combined 56-6 record with an ERA of 2.16. LHP Chris Sale of Florida Gulf Coast, Collegiate Baseball’s National Player of The Year, had the most strikeouts in the nation this season with 146 and only walked 14 over 17 appearances. Sale is expected to be chosen within the first 10 picks in the first round of the upcoming Free Agent Draft.

The first team relief pitcher is Chance Ruffin of Texas who posted a 6-1 record and saved 13 games as he compiled a 0.77 ERA for the Longhorns in 34 appearances.

The first team offense features remarkable power, line drive hitters and batters who hit for high averages as shown by eight of 10 players hitting .414 or higher. 3B Garrett Wittels of Florida International currently has a 54-game hitting streak, the second longest in NCAA Division I history. Robin Ventura of Oklahoma St. is No. 1 at 58 consecutive games set during the 1987 season

This marks the 14th year that Louisville Slugger has sponsored the Division I All-Americans.

The following are the first, second and third team Louisville Slugger All-Americans for 2010.

 
First Team
   Pitchers
Pos Player School W L ERA G GS CG SV

IP

H BB

SO

LHP•• Chris Sale Florida Gulf Coast 11 0 2.01 17 15 2   2

103.0

83 14

146

LHP Drew Pomeranz Mississippi   8 2 2.21 15 15 0   0

  93.6

64 46

134

LHP Daniel Bibona U.C. Irvine   9 2 2.10 12 12 1   0

  90.0

66 15

100

RHP Alex Wimmers Ohio St.   9 0 1.60 10 10 2   0

  73.0

58 23

86

RHP Cole Green Texas 10 1 2.64 15 14 4   0

  99.6

77 23

66

LHP Danny Hultzen Virginia   9 1 2.43 14 14 1   0

  92.6

62 20

111

Relief Chance Ruffin Texas   6 1 0.77 34   0 0 13   58.3 37 18    89
   Position Players
Pos Player School AVG AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB
  C Yasmani Grandal Miami (Fla.) .422 199 50   84 22   1 14 56 52 32   1
1B Paul Hoilman East Tenn. St. .421 235 79   99 24   2 25 84 51 41   1
2B Zack MacPhee Arizona St. .381 194 62   74   7 14   8 59 39 32 18
3B Garrett Wittels Fla. International .414 227 44   94 18   2   2 (54-game hitting streak)
SS Ryan Soares George Mason .438 194 57   85 29   2 13 71 10 13   4
OF Gary Brown Cal. St. Fullerton .438 210 62   92 20   8   6 41   9 12 31
OF Alex Dickerson Indiana .419 236 62   99 19   0 24 75 20 35   3
OF Chad Oberacker Tennessee Tech. .452 239 67 108 29   5   6 70 34 23 14
DH C.J. Cron Utah .431 197 55   85 16   0 20 81 17 23   0
UT Kolbrin Vitek Ball St. .361 233 73   84 20   3 17 68 33 36 16

 

Second Team
   Pitchers
Pos Player School

W

L ERA G GS

CG

SV

IP

H BB

SO

RHP Steven Maxwell Texas Christian

10

1 2.73 15 15

0

0

89.0

  76 29

  77

LHP Matt Purke Texas Christian

12

0 3.34 16 14

1

0

89.0

  75 25

113

RHP Noe Ramirez Cal. St. Fullerton

10

1 2.50 13 12

2

0

90.0

  75 16

  95

RHP Brandon Workman Texas

11

1 3.77 15 13

3

0

90.6

  88 20

  90

RHP Anthony Meo Coastal Carolina

13

1 1.80 15 15

0

0

90.0

  71 30

  88

RHP Asher Wojciechowski The Citadel

12

2 3.25 16 16

3

0

119.0

102 31

144

RHP Trevor Bauer UCLA     9 3 2.84 14 14   1   0 101.3   95 33 124
RHP Gerrit Cole UCLA     9 2 3.27 15 15   0   0   96.3   70 46 124
RHP Seth Blair Arizona St.    11 0 3.20 15 15   0   0   90.0   93 22    90
LHP Cody Wheeler Coastal Carolina    10 0 4.05 15 15   1   0   95.6   89 35 101
Relief John Stilson Texas A&M      8 1 0.87 31 0   0   9   72.3   44 20 106
   Position Players
Pos Player School AVG AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO

SB

  C Ben Heath Penn State .369 198 53 73 16 1 19 57 31 38

3

  C Bryan Holaday Texas Christian .357 238 58 85 22 1 12 46 24 36

3

1B Hunter Morris Auburn .392 250 61 98 17 5 21 70 25 49   6
1B Jordan Ribera Fresno St. .343 251 65 86 20 2 27 69 24 35

1

2B Dan Paolini Siena .368 212 62 78 13 2 26 64 22 27

12

3B Anthony Rendon Rice .393 211 79 83 12 1 23 78 62 21

14

SS Jedd Gyorko West Virginia .381 236 71 90 28 1 19 57 43 24

1

OF Chris Duffy Central Florida .447 206 54 92 18 1 21 81 33 35

3

OF Jeremy Baltz St. John’s .393 224 58 88 16 1 20 74 25 42

6

OF Tyler Holt Florida St. .351 225 74 79 22 3 11 41 50 44

27

DH A.J. Kirby-Jones Tennessee Tech. .388 206 64 80 19 0 26 71 58 53    0
UT Nick Ramirez Cal. St. Fullerton .367 226 57 83 27 1 13 68 18 39    6

 

Third Team
   Pitchers
Pos Player School

W

L ERA G GS

CG

SV

IP

H BB

SO

RHP Thomas Royse Louisville

9

1 2.91 15 15

0

0

99.0

92 25

94

RHP Scott Copeland Southern Miss.

11

0 3.38 14 13

2

0

90.6

86 23

64

RHP Blake Cooper South Carolina

10

1 2.94 15 15

1

0

104.0

86 29

88

RHP Barret Loux Texas A&M

10

2 2.53 15 15

1

0

96.0

69 32

126

RHP Daniel Renken Cal. St. Fullerton

11

2 3.95 18 15

1

  0

93.3

94 33

82

RHP Matt Ridings Western Kentucky

9

1 3.01 14 14

1

  0

92.6

  77 17

90

RHP Jordan Cooper Wichita St.

10

3 2.01 15 15

5

  0

107.3

102 20

95

LHP Chris Hernandez Miami (Fla.)

8

3 3.02 16 16

1

  0

89.3

  80 30

95

RHP Kyle Blair San Diego    8 4 2.99 14 14 2   0   90.3   72 28 118
RHP Deck McGuire Georgia Tech.    8 4 3.01 15 15 2   0 104.6   86 31 112
Relief Neil Holland Louisville    8 0 2.10 27   0 0 16   51.3   26 14   52
Relief Mike McGee Florida St.    4 0 0.41 15   1 0   9   22.0     7 13   25
Relief Jordan Swagerty Arizona St.    1 0 2.12 31   0 0 14   29.6   29 10   39
Relief Kevin Arico Virginia    1 1 2.93 26   0 0 16   27.6   21   7   38
Relief Kevin Munson James Madison    8 1 1.64 28   0 0 10   55.0   33 24   70
Relief Chris Dennis Portland    5 1 1.88 30   0 0 14   43.0   31 11   51
   Position Players
Pos Player School AVG AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB
  C Rafael Neda New Mexico .369 222 43   82 22 0 10 63 20 31   1
  C Peter O'Brien Bethune-Cookman .392 194 50   76 12 0 20 56 18 36   0
1B Aaron Senne Missouri .400 210 61   84 22 0 16 59 39 28   2
1B Justin Howard New Mexico .455 257 74 117 32 2 10 72 29 18   5
1B Wes Cunningham Murray St. .408 233 77   95 19 6 22 86 33 44 10
1B Tony Plagman Georgia Tech. .357 221 62   79 16 2 19 73 31 45   8
1B Riccio Torrez Arizona St. .391 207 58   81 23 1   9 50 18 38 16
2B Phil Gosselin Virginia .379 232 60   88 21 4   9 54 36 40 16
2B Dallas Poulk N.C. State .358 254 78   91 22 3 11 59 31 28   6
2B Kevin Tokarski Illinois St. .429 191 67   62 25 3   7 49 50 37 33
3B Joe Leonard Pittsburgh .433 240 62 104 23 4   8 71 22 30   6
3B Jace Brinkerhoff Utah Valley .456 259 88 118 23 2 13 85 26 29   5
3B Phil Wunderlich Louisville .357 241 51   86 20 1 20 58 20 15 12
3B Jacob Tanis Mercer .382 254 66   97 24 1 22 86 22 47   7
SS Tom Zebroski George Washington .429 240 75 103 15 2 18 58 27 18 13
SS Sean Alaire Central Conn. St. .432 227 65   98 22 6 13 72 22 19 10
SS Adam Bryant Troy .356 250 70   89 16 6 23 65 26 38   4
OF Shane Brown Central Florida .428 208 58   89 25 0 10 43 34 19   4
OF Robert Maddox Ohio .377 236 54   89 20 1 21 78 20 29   3
OF Tommy Medica Santa Clara .386 228 60   88 21 2 13 67 20 29 15
OF James Meador San Diego .391 215 43   84 22 1   7 62 16 19   8
OF Nick Martini Kansas St. .416 219 47 91 16 4   3 53 38 19 19
OF Anthony Gallas Kent St. .367 259 66   95 24 1 17 81 34 34   3
  •• National Player Of The Year
 
Collegiate Baseball
Players Of The Year
2010: LHP Chris Sale
         Florida Gulf Coast
2009: RHP Stephen Strasburg
         San Diego St. University
2008: C Buster Posey
         Florida St.
2007: LHP David Price, Vanderbilt
         2B Tony Thomas, Florida St.
2006: RHP Wes Roemer, Cal. St. Fullerton
         OF Kellen Kulbacki, James Madison
2005: OF Shane Robinson
         Florida State University
2004: RHP Jered Weaver
         Long Beach State
2003: 2B Rickie Weeks
         Southern University
2002: SS Khalil Greene
         Clemson University
2001: RHP Mark Prior
         Univ. of Southern Calif.
2000: RHP Kip Bouknight
         Univ. of South Carolina
1999: UT Jason Jennings
         Baylor University
1998: OF Kevin Mench
         Univ. of Delaware
1997: J.D. Drew
         Florida State University
1996: RHP Kris Benson,
         Clemson University
1995: 1B/P Todd Helton, Tennessee
         OF/P Mark Kotsay, Cal. St. Fullerton
1994: P/1B Ryan Jackson
         Duke University
1993: P/OF Brooks Kieschnick,
         Univ. of Texas
1992: P Lloyd Peever,
         Louisiana State Univ.
1991: P Bobby Jones,
         Fresno State Univ.
1990: OF Mike Kelly,
         Arizona State Univ.
1989: P Ben McDonald, Louisiana St.
         UT Scott Bryant, Univ. of Texas
1988: P Andy Benes,
         Evansville University
1987: 3B Robin Ventura, Oklahoma St.
         1B Marteese Robinson, Seton Hall
1986: P Greg Swindell,
         Univ. of Texas
1985: OF Pete Incaviglia,
         Oklahoma State Univ.
1984: OF Oddibe McDowell,
         Arizona State Univ.

 

 

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