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June 01, 2016
2016 GSA semifinalists announced
USA Baseball unveiled on Wednesday the 25 semifinalists for the 2016 USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award sponsored by Major League Baseball and presented in partnership with the Rod Dedeaux Foundation.
May 20, 2016
GSA Spotlight: Florida Atlantic's C.J. Chatham
Florida Atlantic has consistently been a quality program in South Florida and pumped out some impressive talent. However, the Owls also have lacked the front-line elite talent in the Major League Baseball draft. That was until C.J. Chatham.
May 11, 2016
GSA Spotlight: Louisville's Corey Ray
After North Carolina beat Louisville in 10 innings on Saturday, Tar Heels coach Mike Fox recounted a key moment in the game - when Louisville junior outfielder Corey Ray came to the plate to lead off the 10th.
May 04, 2016
GSA Spotlight: Auburn's Anfernee Grier
Auburn outfielder Anfernee Grier has been on a mission to prove his stock this spring, and that's been nightmarish for opposing teams. Scouts don't like to utter these words very often, but Grier has developed into a five-tool type of player.
April 28, 2016
GSA Spotlight: UNCW's Nick Feight
UNCW coach Mark Scalf was optimistic in the fall that Feight had turned a corner and was ready for a breakout season. But he never could have expected this. Feight hit just .231 in 26 at-bats as a freshman but as a sophomore, he has blossomed into one of college baseball's most dangerous sluggers.
April 20, 2016
GSA midseason watch list announced
USA Baseball released its 60-player midseason Golden Spikes Award watch list on Wednesday, moving closer to naming the top amateur baseball player in the country. The 39th Golden Spikes Award will be presented on June 30 in Los Angeles.
April 21, 2016
GSA Spotlight: Miami's Zack Collins
Miami catcher Zack Collins loves remote-control planes. Remote-control cars and trucks, too. He also took apart and rebuilt a high-performance jet ski with the help of his father. Pretty soon, with the 2016 draft just a couple of months away, Collins will be able to afford even more expensive toys.
April 13, 2016
GSA Spotlight: Missouri's Tanner Houck
Not even Missouri coach Tim Jamieson knew quite what he was getting when he signed Tanner Houck out of high school in Collinsville, Ill. Jamieson never envisioned Houck would turn into one of the best prospects in all of college baseball by the time he was a sophomore.
April 06, 2016
GSA Spotlight: SE Louisiana's Jameson Fisher
Southeastern Louisiana's Jameson Fisher is well on his way to achieving legendary status in the southern part of Louisiana. Last season, it was Alex Bregman and Kade Scivicique at LSU that earned big bopper status. Fisher is this week's USA Baseball Golden Spikes Spotlight.
March 30, 2016
GSA Spotlight: Navy's Luke Gillingham
It's not that Gillingham was pre-ordained to play for the Midshipmen - he drew some interest from other top academic programs like Cal, San Diego and Duke - but once the Navy coaching staff saw him in the summer after his junior year, it wasn't hard to sell him on the Navy experience.
March 24, 2016
GSA Spotlight: Oregon State's Logan Ice
Logan Ice wasn't supposed to be the best hitter on Oregon State. But the 5-foot-11, 191-pound junior defies conventional wisdom. His hitting tool has taken a massive leap over the past month and has opposing coaches, his own coaches and scouts buzzing about his prospectus the rest of the spring.
March 15, 2016
GSA Spotlight: Virginia's Matt Thaiss
Through hard work, Virginia catcher Matt Thaiss has made himself into one of the best players in all of college baseball. "He's a worker, a guy that pays attention to the details," Virginia associate head coach Kevin McMullan said. "When you do that, you get rewarded."
March 14, 2016
GSA Spotlight: Missouri State's Jake Burger
Keith Guttin knows a budding star when he sees one. He doesn't need a long, drawn out evaluation process when it comes to prep prospects. Simply put, there are some that have it and some that don't. From the first time he saw Jake Burger, he knew the third baseman had it.