However, I don't think that should be the case for the 2022 Draft. This is my analytical breakdown of why Cooper Hjerpe is the clear top college arm eligible in the upcoming draft class.
Image courtesy of Mississippi State Athletics Introduction Will Bednar was selected by the San Francisco Giants with the 14th overall selection in the 2021 Major League Baseball Rule 4 Draft on Sunday, July 11th. Bednar, the brother of the Pittsburgh Pirates David Bednar, saw his draft stock rise significantly following his dominant performance during the... Continue Reading →
Using analytics is far more complicated when trying to build predictive models for players. But for schools, it’s far less so. Albeit harder this year than most due to two conferences only playing themselves, and another basically cancelling the season; there are still historically-based and far less volatile metrics (like ELO) available to rank teams.... Continue Reading →
The weather is warming up and that means the ball is starting to fly and fans are packing stadiums as we are in the midst of conference play for Division 1 baseball. The D1 Rerun is here to recap all the madness that occurred over the weekend! The Hokies brought their bats to Winston-Salem this... Continue Reading →
Division 1 Baseball finally started up again after almost a year break, with the last game being on March 12, 2020. This post will show the last pitch thrown over some of the D1 Conferences. The 4 main Conferences that BaseballCloud has pitch data from last year were: The ACC, Pac-12, SEC, and Sunbelt. I... Continue Reading →
College baseball is just hours away after a near year-long hiatus. Fans are of course excited, but coaches have been dealing with COVID-19 protocols, quarantine policies, and testing results for the past five months; so they’re also itching to start playing games that actually matter. Some schools unfortunately won’t get to start their season until... Continue Reading →