Collegiate Baseball Newspaper
For Immediate Release:
Monday, Dec. 20, 2010
SLUGGER'S" PRE-SEASON ALL-AMERICAN BASEBALL TEAMS
TUCSON, Ariz. — The 2011 Louisville Slugger
pre-season All-American baseball teams, selected by Collegiate Baseball
newspaper, features a who's who of NCAA Division I baseball players.
The pre-season pick as National Player of The
Year is LHP Matt Purke of Texas Christian. He posted a 16-0 record last season
with a 3.02 ERA in his freshman year with the Horned Frogs as he struck out 142
batters with only 34 walks. He is expected to be a first round pick next June in
the Free Agent Draft.
The three All-American teams include:
- FIRST TEAM PRE-SEASON
- RHP Gerrit Cole, UCLA (11-4, 3.37 ERA,
153 K, 52 BB in 123 IP)
- LHP Matt Purke, Texas Christian (16-0,
3.02 ERA, 142 K, 34 BB in 116 1/3 IP)
- RHP Taylor Jungmann, Texas (8-3, 2.03
ERA, 129 K, 41 BB in 120 IP)
- RHP Trevor Bauer, UCLA (12-3, 3.02 ERA,
165 K, 41 BB in 131 1/3 IP)
- LHP Danny Hultzen, Virginia (11-1, 2.78
ERA, 123 K, 24 BB in 106 2/3 IP)
- RHP Noe Ramirez, Cal. St. Fullerton
(12-1, 2.54 ERA, 119 K, 19 BB in 106 1/3 IP)
- Relief John Stilson, Texas A&M (9-1, 10
SV, 0.80 ERA, 114 K, 23 BB in 79 IP)
- C Peter O'Brien, Bethune-Cookman (.386,
20 HR, 13 2B, 56 RBI)
- 1B Paul Hoilman, East Tennessee St.
(.421, 25 HR, 24 2B, 84 RBI)
- 2B Zack MacPhee, Arizona St. (.389, 9 HR,
14 3B, 8 2B, 64 RBI, 20 SB)
- 3B Anthony Rendon, Rice (.394, 26 HR, 12
2B, 85 RBI, 14 SB)
- SS B.A. Vollmuth, Southern Mississippi
(.386, 20 HR, 17 2B, 76 RBI)
- OF Jackie Bradley, Jr., South Carolina
(.368, 13 HR, 12 2B, 60 RBI)
- OF Alex Dickerson, Indiana (.419, 24 HR,
19 2B, 75 RBI)
- OF George Springer, Connecticut (.337, 18
HR, 16 2B, 62 RBI, 33 SB)
- DH Garrett Wittels, Florida International
(56-game hitting streak, .413, 21 2B, 60 RBI)
- UT Mike McGee, Florida St. (.328, 17 HR,
15 2B, 73 RBI, 4-1, 13 SV, 2.96 ERA)
- SECOND TEAM PRE-SEASON
- RHP Cole Green, Texas
- RHP Sonny Gray, Vanderbilt
- RHP Anthony Meo, Coastal Carolina
- RHP Kyle Winkler, Texas Christian
- RHP Steven Maxwell, Texas Christian
- LHP Alex Panteliodis, Florida
- RHP Tim Kelley, Wichita St.
- Relief Chris Dennis, Portland
- Relief Matt Price, South Carolina
- C Jett Bandy, Arizona
- 1B Jordan Ribera, Fresno St.
- 1B C.J. Cron, Utah
- 2B Kolten Wong, Hawaii
- 2B Ryan Wright, Louisville
- 3B Ricky Oropesa, Southern California
- 3B Jason Esposito, Vanderbilt
- SS Kenny Diekroeger, Stanford
- OF Mikie Mahtook, Louisiana St.
- OF Jeremy Baltz, St. John's
- OF Chad Oberacker, Tennessee Tech.
- UT Nick Ramirez, Cal. St. Fullerton
- THIRD TEAM PRE-SEASON
- RHP Tony Zych, Louisville
- LHP Tyler Anderson, Oregon
- RHP Kyle Hanson, St. John's
- RHP Mark Pope, Georgia Tech.
- LHP Jed Bradley, Georgia Tech.
- LHP Mitchell Lambson, Arizona St.
- RHP Kurt Heyer, Arizona
- RHP Nick Tropeano, Stony Brook
- RHP Seth Maness, East Carolina
- RHP Matt Barnes, Connecticut
- RHP Carson Smith, Texas St.
- Relief Kevin McKague, Army
- Relief Trever Vermeulen, South Dakota St.
- Relief Paul Snieder, Northwestern
- Relief Lex Rutledge, Samford
- C James McCann, Arkansas
- 1B/3B Austin Maddox, Florida
- 1B Doug Shribman, Bucknell
- 1B Nate Woods, Belmont
- 2B Dan Paolini, Siena
- 2B Kevin Tokarski, Illinois St.
- 3B Riccio Torrez, Arizona St.
- 3B Harold Martinez, Miami (Fla.)
- 3B John Hinson, Clemson
- 3B Jacob Tanis, Mercer
- 3B Garrett Buechele, Oklahoma
- 3B Matt Skole, Georgia Tech.
- 3B Matt Leeds, Coll. of Charleston
- SS Deven Marrero, Arizona St.
- SS Brad Miller, Clemson
- SS Levi Michael, North Carolina
- OF Kyle Gaedele, Valparaiso
- OF Jason Coats, Texas Christian
- OF Preston Tucker, Florida
- UT Andy Mee, Florida Atlantic