Tag: Summer College Tournament

Portrait of Jackson Purcell

2020 Premier Player Selected By SCT

(GAME DATE — August 3, 2020) — At the age of 21, Jackson Purcell of the The United States could very well have his best years ahead of him.

It’s a startling thought when you consider the year he had in 2020 was good enough to win the second baseman, who normally plays for the NCAA Division I’s Arizona State Sun Devils, the Summer College Tournament Most Valuable Player Award. Continue reading “2020 Premier Player Selected By SCT”

Logo of the Summer College Tournament

Championship Round to The United States

(GAME DATE — August 1, 2020) — The United States will avoid the wrath of manager Troy Vogel and they have a championship trophy to boot.

The United States defeated Australia today by the final score of 4-2 in the championship game of the 2020 Summer College Tournament, sending overjoyed players and fans streaming onto the field. Continue reading “Championship Round to The United States”

Logo of the Summer College Tournament

Summer College Tournament 2020 Update

(GAME DATE — July 21, 2020) — Now things get hard.

The round-robin portion of the Summer College Tournament has ended and the tournament now moves into its playoff elimination phase. With the added challenge comes brighter prospects for the surviving teams to capture the 2020 crown. Continue reading “Summer College Tournament 2020 Update”

Dominican Republic’s Granados Takes Tourney MVP Award

Dominican pitcher Efrain Granados, who plays for Utah State’s Preachers normally, won Summer College MVP

With their championship win largely due to his effort, it was no surprise that the Dominican Republic’s ace starter¬†Efrain Granados was named the MVP of the Summer College Tournament today.

During the tourney, the 20-year-old Granados, who normally plays for the CANAM’s Utah State Preachers, went 3-1, crafting a 0.96 ERA and tournament-best 0.89 WHIP. Continue reading “Dominican Republic’s Granados Takes Tourney MVP Award”

Dominican Republic Dominates in College Final

The Summer College Tournament, featuring the best and brightest international college and high school players, has finally come to a close in a grand finish that saw last year’s silver medal winner, Dominican Republic, take the gold in 2018.

The Dominicans defeated the team from South Korea 7-2 to take the gold medal game, and were crowned champions as a result. Continue reading “Dominican Republic Dominates in College Final”

Episode #18 (2018): Trade Deadline Buyers and Sellers, Probable Contenders

In this episode we sort out trade deadline buyers and sellers, but can the buyers afford the price? Also, if the season ended tomorrow, who would the contenders be? And what are the chances they will still be there when the end does finally come? We close with a look at the FRL and Summer College Tourney playoffs.