Three Arizona baseball players have been ranked on Baseball America's Summer League Top Prospects list, the organization announced on Thursday. Junior pitcher/third baseman Bobby Dalbec was ranked 16th on both the Team USA and Cape Cod League prospect list, sophomore first baseman J.J. Matijevic was placed at No. 23 on the Cape Cod list, while sophomore pitcher Matt Hartman was ranked as the 10th best prospect in the Valley League.
Pitchers Kevin Ginkel, Austin Rubick, and Randy Labaut have all turned down Major League contracts and have instead decided to come to school and play college baseball at the University of Arizona, head coach Jay Johnson announced on Sunday.
Junior pitcher/third baseman Bobby Dalbec and sophomore first baseman JJ Matijevic have been named to the Cape Cod League Year-End All-League Team, the league announced on Monday. Arizona was the only school to receive multiple players qualify for the prestigious 31-man roster.
Senior outfielder Zach Gibbons has been named Arizona baseball's 2015 Summer Player of the Year, while sophomore pitcher Matt Hartman has earned the 2015 Summer Pitcher of the Year award, head coach Jay Johnson announced during the team's first meeting of the 2015-16 school year Sunday evening.
Several Arizona baseball players have headlined their respective summer leagues by earning spots on All-Star teams.
The former Arizona All-American picked up two hits, including a 2-run homer, in Sunday's victory for the New York Yankees.
Arizona baseball head coach Jay Johnson has hired Dave Lawn and Sergio Brown to complete his first coaching staff with the Wildcats.
Scott Kingery, Kevin Newman and Bobby Dalbec were named to All-America lists released Thursday by Baseball America and D1Baseball.com.
Left-handed pitcher Xavier Borde became the third Wildcat picked in this year's draft.
All-Americans Scott Kingery and Kevin Newman lead the Wildcats in a host of postseason honors recently announced.
Shortstop Kevin Newman was selected 19th overall by the Pittsburgh Pirates, while second baseman Scott Kingery went 48th overall to the Philadelphia Phillies.
The Mountain West Coach of the Year becomes only the seventh head coach since 1922 at Arizona.