College Crosscheck: Week Four Hitters
March 12, 2020
This week College Crosscheck took me to the Triad of North Carolina for ACC Opening Weekend action with Wake Forest hosting No. 2 Louisville in Winston-Salem and No. 15 Florida State traveling to Durham to take on No. 10 Duke.
Friday’s action was highlighted by a pair of hits by Louisville outfielder Levi Usher and big RBI double by second baseman Jared Poland in the Cardinal’s 4-1 win. Saturday the Demon Deacons walked it off with a homer from Will Simoneit to even the series at one apiece. And Sunday saw the Cardinals win the series behind a 14-run offensive attack, once again led by Usher who had three hits and two RBI.
Please note that grades given, such as average, above average, plus, etc. are evaluated on a professional baseball level, not compared to college peers. Day One refers to overall picks 1 through 37. Day Two Rounds 2-10. Day Three Rounds 11-40.
No. 48 Reese Albert, OF- Albert has been a fixture in the Florida State lineup since the start of his freshman year, posting an .812 OPS in 2018 and a .908 mark in 2019. He missed the...