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2012 College Baseball: Who’s Stopping Stanford? Probably No One

Published by on February 26, 2012

While many of us count down the days to the start of the MLB season, college baseball is already two weeks underway and, as usual, loaded with future major league talent that every baseball fan should be keeping their eyes on.

The Florida Gators, led by future first-round draft pick and catcher, Mike Zunino (.440, 2 HR, 6 RBI), and insanely hot senior and former Colorado Rockies draft pick Preston Tucker (.387, 5 HR, 8 RBI) have come out of the gate strong, being the preseason No. 1 team in the country, but did suffer a loss to a strong Cal State Fullerton team in their opening series.

While a very strong argument can still be made that the Gators are the No. 1 team in the country (They also feature Brian Johnson, a potential first-round pick at the top of their rotation), a team on the West coast would like to challenge their position at the top of the national rankings.

The Stanford Cardinal recently finished an incredibly impressive three-game sweep in Palo Alto against the No. 9 team in the country, the Texas Longhorns (2-5). While the Gators may have more proven talent at the college level,...

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