Draft Update – Week 2-12



Vanderbilt (0-1) lost their opening game of the 2017 season to the University of San Diego, 3-2. Projected overall number one pick, OF Jaren Campbell, went 2-4 and scored two runs. Projected top five pick, SP Kyle Wright gave up three earned runs in five innings.

Cal State Fullerton (1-0) beat Stanford (1-0) in each team’s opening 2017 game. CSF starter, junior Connor Seabold, gave up five hits and zero runs over five innings, striking out five. Stanford starter, Kris Bubic, pitched a wonderful game in a loss, striking out 10 and giving up only two hits in six innings.

Boston College announced the suspension of RHP Thomas Lane. He’s been suspended for the 2017 campaign. Made 11 appearances last season.


TAMU top prospect, RHP Turner Larkins, was held out of his first scheduled start for precautionary reasons. He had bone spurs removed from his elbow pre-Fall.
Clemson junior catcher, Chris Williams, has a hand injury that will keep him out of action for 4-6 weeks. Aaron Fitt/D1 Baseball: “He was their best player in the fall, major breakout candidate.”

#3 North Carolina RHSP JB Bukauskas sat 92-96 with FB in 1st. Bukauskas struck out 10, allowed three hits in 6 IP in the opener against a solid University of Kentucky lineup. UNC won 3-1.

1B Pavin Smith went 1-2 in #17 Virginia’s 10-2 win over Liberty.

Catcher KJ Harrison went 1-2 for #8 Oregon State (2-0) in their 6-3 win over Duke.

LHSP Brandon McKay struck out nine Alabama State batters in six innings as #12 
 Louisville shut out ASU, 7-0. SS Devin Harrison went 2-5 and scored a run.  

VCU upset #3 Florida State, 3-0. 3B Dylan Busby went 0-4.

#4 South Carolina beat University of North Carolina-Greensboro, 7-1. RHSP Clarke Schmidt’s Gamecock stat line was 6.2-IP, 3-H, 1-R, 3-K, 2-BB.

#2 Florida beat William and Mary, 5-4. Florida catcher, JJ Schwartz, went 1-3, 3-RBIs while SS Dalton Guthrie went 2-5, 1-run. Starter, RHSP Alex Faedo, gave up 4-R in 4.2-IP, while striking out seven.

#21 Miami beat Rutgers, 3-0. The U’s CF, Carl Chester, went 0-4.

#23 Rice beat Texas, 3-2. The Longhorn’s starter, RHP Morgan Cooper, gave up two runs in six innings, striking out six. Hit 95mph in the 4th inning. Rice’s 2B, Tristan Gray, was out for ‘academic reasons’. Rice’s standout RHP Glenn Otto, was grounded with shoulder discomfort.

#1 ranked TCU beat Penn State, 6-3. Catcher Evan Skoug went 0-4, scoring one run.

#19 Arizona beat Eastern Kentucky, 6-0. 1B JJ Matijevic went 1-4, 1-R

#6 North Carolina State beat Hawaii, 4-0. 3B Joe Dunard went 0-4, while OF Brock Deathrage went 1-4.

Auburn beat GW, 9-0. RHSP Keegan Thompson threw six scoreless innings afer 18 months off the bump.

Etowah HS OF Drew Waters hit a 2-run home run in the first inning against River Ridge HS.

Standout pitcher Hans Crouse of Dana Hills has made inquiry about transferring to Orange Lutheran, which would have him join forces with fellow projected top prospect OF Garrett Mitchell.

Archbishop McCarthy 


Whiteville High School (NC) RHSP MacKenzie Gore threw 35 pitches, 23 strikes, 89-93 fastball with late life.  

#3 Florida State continues to win (12-3 victory vs. VC), but 3B Dylan Busby still looking for his first hit (0-5, 0-9 in two games)

#2 LSU beats Army, 9-0... RHSP Alex Lange goes five innings, giving up zero runs and four hits while striking out six. In the second game of the double header, LSU senior LHSP Jared Poche throws a 7-inning no hitter, blanking Army 6-0.

#4 South Carolina beat UNC Greensboro, 5-1... RHSP Wil Crowe stat line on Saturday: 5-IP, 0-R, 3-H, 1-BB, 7-K, 82-P

#1 ranked TCU beat Penn State, 12-1. Catcher Evan Skoug went 1-4 while scoring a run.

Unranked Notre Dame's RHSP Peter Soloman went 6.0-IP, 1-R, 6-H. 9-K. 3-BB, 88-P against Incarnate Word.

#6 NC State lost to Hawaii. NC State prospects: SS Joe Dunand: 0-2, RF Brock Deatherage: 1-4. 1-RBI.

#21 Miami beat Rutgers, 8-4. Longhorn outfielder Carl Chester went 1-3, with 2 runs scored.

#10 Louisville beat #22 Maryland. 10-7. Louisville SS Devin Harrison: 2-5, 1-R, 1-RBI. Maryland SS Kevin Smith went 0-5. Louisville pitching prospect, Kevin McKay, played first base and went 0-1, 1-R, 3-BB. Lousiville RHSP Kade McClure had a horrible first outing: 3.2-IP, 4-ER, 7-K, 3-BB.

#20 TAMU beat Bowling Green, 16-5. Aggies fireballer, Corbin Martin, continues to come out of the pen... and unsuccessfully... 2-IP, 2-ER, 4-K.


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