Golden Spikes Spotlight: Brent Rooker

There are times when natural talent and hard work align. Brent Rooker had one of those moments when he entered mid-April hitting .450 with 16 homers. The Mississippi State first baseman also led the SEC in almost every offensive category, including batting average, home runs, RBIs, and stolen bases. More »

Golden Spikes Spotlight: Griffin Canning

Before Griffin Canning ever threw a Division I pitch, UCLA's coaching staff knew it had a future ace. He's been a key contributor on UCLA's staff for three years, going 15-11, 3.26 over 234.2 IP in that time. Now Canning is having his best season yet, with a 2.77 ERA and 78-20 strikeout-walk mark in 61.2 IP. More »

Golden Spikes Award Midseason Watch List Announced

USA Baseball released its 40-player midseason Golden Spikes Award watch list on Wednesday. Presented in partnership with the Rod Dedeaux Foundation, the 40th Golden Spikes Award will be presented on June 29 in Los Angeles. More »

Important Dates

  • Feb 15: Preseason Watch List released
  • March 27: Fan nominations begin
  • April 2: Deadline for fan nominations
  • April 12: Midseason Watch List released
  • May 31: Semifinalists announced; semifinalist voting begins; voters to select three
  • June 9: Deadline to vote for finalists
  • June 14: Finalists announced; finalist voting begins; voters to select one
  • June 23: Deadline to vote for winner
  • June 29: Golden Spikes Award presentation

Countdown to Award Presentation

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