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Conference tournaments are over and the Field of 64 is set. Let's take one last look at regular season college baseball's top draft prospects.

Matt Ryerson-US PRESSWIRE

The Field of 64 is set:

Chapel Hill, N.C.
1. North Carolina (1)
4. Canisius
3. Towson
2. Florida Atlantic

Columbia, S.C.
1. South Carolina
4. Saint Louis
3. Liberty
2. Clemson

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Raleigh, N.C.
1. North Carolina State
4. Binghamton
3. William & Mary
2. Mississippi

Eugene, OR
1. Oregon (8)
4. South Dakota State
3. San Francisco
2. Rice

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Fullerton, CA
1. Cal State Fullerton (5)
4. Columbia
3. New Mexico
2. Arizona State

Los Angeles, CA
1. UCLA
4. San Diego State
3. San Diego
2. Cal Poly

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Blacksburg, VA
1. Virginia Tech
4. Connecticut
3. Coastal Carolina
2. Oklahoma

Baton Rouge, LA
1. Louisiana State (4)
4. Jackson State
3. Sam Houston State
2. Louisiana - Lafayette

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Nashville, TN
1. Vanderbilt (2)
4. East Tennessee State
3. Illinois
2. Georgia Tech

Louisville, KY
1. Louisville
4. Bowling Green
3. Oklahoma State
2. Miami

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Bloomington, IN
1. Indiana
4. Valparaiso
3. Florida
2. Austin Peay State

Tallahassee, FL
1. Florida State (7)
4. Savannah State
3. Troy
2. Alabama

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Charlottesville, VA
1. Virginia (6)
4. Army
3. Elon
2. UNC Wilmington

Starkville, MS
1. Mississippi State
4. Central Arkansas
3. Mercer
2. South Alabama

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Manhattan, KS
1. Kansas State
4. Wichita State
3. Bryant
2. Arkansas

Corvallis, OR
1. Oregon State (3)
4. Texas - San Antonio
3. UC Santa Barbara
2. Texas A&M

A few notes: Numbers in parentheses are national seeds. Super Regionals and Regionals are paired together (Manhattan and Corvallis, for example - the winners of each will face each other.)

So, what does this mean for prospect watchers? Well, first it means that Kris Bryant, Colin Moran, and Jonathan Gray live on in the postseason, and Mark Appel does not. So while everyone's getting more and more looks at Bryant, Moran, and Gray, Appel is doing... who knows what. It won't exactly do wonders for his momentum, that's for sure.

Pitchers

  • Mark Appel (Sr., Stanford) - 8 IP, 3 H, 1 ER, 2 BB, 9 K, 123/79 vs. #8 UCLA
  • Barrett Astin (Jr., Arkansas) - 8 IP, 5 H, 1 ER, 1 BB, 4 K, 91/58 vs. #21 Mississippi
  • Matt Boyd (Sr., Oregon State) - 7 IP, 4 H, 1 ER, 1 BB, 7 K, 106/72 vs. Washington State
  • Ryan Eades (Jr., Louisiana State) - 7 IP, 4 H, 2 ER, 1 BB, 4 K, 72/47 vs. Alabama
  • Buck Farmer (Sr., Georgia Tech) - 7 IP, 6 H, 3 ER, 2 BB, 8 K, 105/67 vs. #7 Florida State
  • Marco Gonzales (Jr., Gonzaga) - 8 IP, 11 H, 5 ER, 3 BB, 5 K, 141/89 vs. Cal (1 IP) & San Francisco (7 IP)
  • Jonathan Gray (Jr., Oklahoma) - 9 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 12 K, 121/82 vs. Baylor
  • Jason Hursh (Jr., Oklahoma State) - 5 IP, 4 H, 0 ER, 3 BB, 5 K, 103/59 vs. TCU
  • CK Irby (Jr., Samford) - 9 IP, 5 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 4 K, 101/69 vs. Appalachian State
  • Austin Kubitza (Jr., Rice) - 7.2 IP, 2 H, 1 ER, 1 BB, 9 K, 109/71 vs. UAB
  • Trey Masek (Jr., Texas Tech) - 8 IP, 6 H, 4 ER, 3 BB, 6 K, 127/80 vs. #15 Kansas State
  • Sam Moll (Jr., Memphis) - 7 IP, 4 H, 1 ER, 3 BB, 6 K, 112/69 vs. Central Florida
  • Adam Plutko (Jr., UCLA) - 7 IP, 5 H, 2 ER, 0 BB, 2 K, 87/65 vs. Stanford
  • Braden Shipley (Jr., Nevada) - 8 IP, 7 H, 2 ER, 2 BB, 8 K, 122/74 vs. Fresno State
  • John Simms (Jr., Rice) - 8.1 IP, 4 H, 1 ER, 4 BB, 6 K, 114/70 vs. Memphis
  • Tyler Skulina (Jr., Kent State) - 7 IP, 7 H, 0 ER, 2 BB, 5 K, 104/68 vs. Ball State
  • Ryne Stanek (Jr., Arkansas) - 8 IP, 6 H, 0 ER, 3 BB, 4 K, 121/71 vs. #2 LSU
  • Andrew Thurman (Jr., UC Irvine) - 9 IP, 7 H, 4 ER, 0 BB, 11 K, 114/78 vs. Long Beach State
  • Justin Topa (Jr., LIU-Brooklyn) - 9 IP, 5 H, 1 ER, 1 BB, 6 K, 112/80 vs. Bryant
  • Konner Wade (Jr., Arizona) - 9.1 IP, 11 H, 3 ER, 0 BB, 1 K, 126/81 vs. USC
  • Rob Zastryzny (Jr., Missouri) - 9 IP, 7 H, 1 ER, 2 BB, 7 K, 124/89 vs. Mississippi State
  • Kevin Ziomek (Jr., Vanderbilt) - 5.2 IP, 8 H, 2 ER, 1 BB, 4 K, 119/75 vs. #17 South Carolina

Hitters

(I am including Frank DeSico here, because I have been talking about him all year and he had a terrific tournament.)

  • 3B Kris Byrant (Jr., San Diego) - 5/14, 2B, HR, 6 R, RBI
  • 2B Frank DeSico (Sr., Notre Dame) - 7/16, 2 2B, 3 R, 2 RBI
  • SS Hunter Dozier (Jr., Stephen F. Austin State) - 4/9, 2B, 2 RBI
  • OF Philip Ervin (Jr., Samford) - 2/8, 3 R, RBI, 4 SB
  • SS Adam Frazier (Jr., Mississippi State) - 11/22, 2B, 5 R, 2 RBI
  • C Mitch Garver (Sr., New Mexico) - 5/17, 2 2B, HR, 4 R, 5 RBI, SB
  • OF Tyler Horan (Jr., Virginia Tech) - 7/17, 2 2B, 3 R, SB
  • 3B Eric Jagielo (Jr., Notre Dame) - 5/14, 2 2B, R, 4 RBI
  • OF Aaron Judge (Jr., Fresno State) - 4/13, HR, 4 R, RBI, SB
  • SS Lonnie Kauppila (Jr., Stanford) - 5/11, RBI
  • OF Michael Lorenzen (Jr., Cal State Fullerton) - 4/9, 2B, 3 R, 2 RBI
  • 3B Colin Moran (Jr., North Carolina) - 5/21, 3 R, RBI
  • 3B Adam Nelubowich (Jr., Washington State) - 5/15, 2 2B, 2 R, 3 RBI
  • 3B D.J. Peterson (Jr., New Mexico) - 8/14, 2B, 2 HR, 4 R, 3 RBI
  • 3B Chad Pinder (Jr., Virginia Tech) - 6/15, 2B, 2 HR, 3 R, 8 RBI
  • C/OF Hunter Renfroe (Jr., Mississippi State) - 6/23, 2B, R, 3 RBI
  • OF Austin Wilson (Jr., Stanford) - 1/11, R