Posts tagged Mark Appel

ARIZONA FALL LEAGUE TEAMS

ARIZONA FALL LEAGUE TEAMS

With the MLB playoffs in full swing right now, and as entertaining as anyone could have hoped, the launch of the Arizona Fall League on Tuesday will surely fly under the radar. But many of the elite minor league prospects will be playing in the desert for the next six weeks as the AFL provides a place […]

HOUSTON TAKES APPEL #1

HOUSTON TAKES APPEL #1

The Houston Astros surprised many by taking Stanford RHP Mark Appel with the top pick in this year’s First Year Player Draft. Appel was drafted after his junior season last year and famously failed to come to terms with the Pirates, who took him with the #8 pick. While all that was going on in […]

TOP 10 DRAFT PICKS UPDATE

TOP 10 DRAFT PICKS UPDATE

Nine days after the First-Year Player Draft, and one month out from the July 13th signing deadline, only four of the top 10 selections have signed with their clubs. Houston at #1 (Carlos Correa), Minnesota at #2 (Byron Buxton), Kansas City at #5 (Kyle Zimmer) and Colorado at #10 (David Dahl) have all reached deals. Still unsigned: […]

ASTROS TAKE CORREA WITH TOP PICK

ASTROS TAKE CORREA WITH TOP PICK

The Houston Astros went against the pre-draft speculation in picking SS Carlos Correa of Puerto Rico with the top overall pick of the 2012 First Year Player Draft. Houston took Correa rather than college pitcher Mark Appel or high school outfielder Byron Buxton. Much debate centered on whether the Astros would get more immediate help in Appel […]

APPEL DOMINANT IN REGIONAL OPENER

APPEL DOMINANT IN REGIONAL OPENER

Stanford’s ace righty Mark Appel was masterful in shutting down Fresno State at Sunken Diamond on Friday night, going the distance and allowing four hits while striking out 11 in a 9-1 win. The Cardinal will face Pepperdine today and Fresno State faces Michigan State in an elimination game. Appel saw his record improve to […]

APPEL, STANFORD HOST FRESNO STATE IN REGIONAL OPENER

APPEL, STANFORD HOST FRESNO STATE IN REGIONAL OPENER

RHP Mark Appel, projected by many to go first in the First Year Player Draft, will be on the mound today at 6PM when host Stanford takes on Fresno State in an NCAA Tournament Regional. Appel went 9-1 over 14 starts this season and was named as a first-team All American. The one loss on […]

COLLEGE: TOP 3 ALL LOSE ON FRIDAY

COLLEGE: TOP 3 ALL LOSE ON FRIDAY

The top three teams in Baseball America’s rankings all dropped series openers on Friday night. Top-ranked Florida fell to #16 Ole Miss by a score of 3-0. Rebel sophomore RHP Bobby Wahl moved to 5-0 on the season with eight scoreless innings, allowing just two hits. The Gators manged just three total hits and their junior RHP […]

STANFORD, APPEL SUFFER FIRST LOSS

STANFORD, APPEL SUFFER FIRST LOSS

The Stanford Cardinal traveled to Fresno State for a weekend series as an undefeated team (8-0) and ranked #1 in the country in the USA Today/Coaches poll but the Bulldogs’ bats came alive for a 7-4 victory. FSU sophomore Aaron Judge belted two homeruns off of RHP Mark Appel to pace an 8-hit attack that dealt the […]

APPEL FACES LINEHAN IN STANFORD – FSU OPENER

APPEL FACES LINEHAN IN STANFORD – FSU OPENER

Stanford’s pre-season All American RHP Mark Appel will square off with Fresno State LHP Tyler Linehan tonight in the opener of a three-game series in Fresno. The Cardinal is ranked #1 by USA Today/Coaches and #2 by Baseball America. Appel checks in with a record of 2-0 while Linehan is 1-1 with a 0.59 ERA […]

FRIDAY COLLEGE NOTES

FRIDAY COLLEGE NOTES

#1 FLORIDA – The top-ranked Gators (5-1) got 6 1/3 innings from starter Hudson Randall in which the junior righty allowed one run on five hits en route to a 4-1 victory over William & Mary in Gainesville. Randall was backed up by fellow junior Austin Maddox who tossed 2 2/3 scoreless innings and now has thrown 8 2/3 innings’ […]