July 2, 2010


Bradley headlines Team USA Trials roster


College World Series Most Outstanding Player Jackie Bradley Jr. (right) of South Carolina headlines a group of 39 players who were named to the 2010 Collegiate National Team Trials roster.


The trials will be held July 6-11 at the USA Baseball National Training Complex in Cary, N.C.


Sophomores Gerrit Cole of UCLA, Sonny Gray of Vanderbilt, Brad Miller of Clemson and Kolten Wong of Hawaii return from the 2009 Collegiate National Team, attempting to join Team USA for a second consecutive year.


Following the trials and training in Cary, Team USA will play a five-game series against Korea before meeting a Japanese Collegiate All-Star Team on July 21 in Rosenblatt Stadium in Omaha. The squad will travel to Taipei, Taiwan, for a four-game series against Chinese Taipei at Tien-Mu Stadium starting on July 25.


The team will conclude its summer at the FISU Work University Championships in Tokyo, Japan, From July 30-Aug. 7. The U.S. has won the past three FISU Worlds (2004, ‘06, ‘08).


2010 Collegiate National Team Trials Roster

Tyler Anderson, So., LHP, Oregon

Jett Bandy, So., C, Arizona

Matt Barnes, So., RHP, Connecticut

Jackie Bradley, Jr., So., OF, South Carolina

Gerrit Cole, So., RHP, UCLA

Zach Cone, So., OF, Georgia

C.J. Cron, So., C, Utah

Alex Dickerson, So., OF, Indiana

Taylor Dugas, So., OF, Alabama

Taylor Featherston, So., IF, TCU

Dylan Floro, Fr., RHP, Cal State Fullerton

Nolan Fontana, Fr., IF, Florida

Sean Gilmartin, So., LHP/OF, Florida State

Sonny Gray, So., RHP, Vanderbilt

Greg Holt, Jr., RHP, North Carolina

Matt Jensen, So., IF, Cal Poly

Brian Johnson, Fr., LHP, Florida

Andrew Maggi, So., OF/IF, Arizona State

Mikie Mahtook, So., OF, LSU

Nick Martini, So., OF, Kansas State

Scott McGough, So., RHP, Oregon

Anthony Meo, So., RHP, Coastal Carolina

Brad Miller, So., IF, Clemson

Brett Mooneyham, So., LHP, Stanford

Austin Nola, So., IF, LSU

Peter O’Brien, Jr., C, Bethune-Cookman

Nick Ramirez, So., IF/LHP, Cal State Fullerton

Noe Ramirez, So., RHP, Cal State Fullerton

Anthony Rendon, So., IF, Rice

Steve Rodriguez, So., C, UCLA

Lex Rutledge, Fr., LHP, Samford

Carson Smith, So., RHP, Texas State

George Springer, So., OF, Connecticut

Kyle Winkler, So., RHP, TCU

Kolten Wong, So., IF/C, Hawaii

Ryan Wright, So., IF, Louisville



Evan Brock, Fr., RHP, UC Irvine

Adam Conley, So., LHP, Washington State

Mike Zunino, Fr., C, Florida


Coaching Staff

Bill Kinneberg, Manager, Utah

Dave Serrano, Pitching Coach, Cal State Fullerton

Ed Blankmeyer, Assistant Coach, St. John’s

Nino Giarratano, Assistant Coach, San Francisco



Danny Wheat, Athletic Trainer, TCU

Nick Nakagama, Assistant Athletic Trainer/Auxiliary Coach, Utah

Malcolm Gray, Press Officer, East Carolina

Eric Campbell, General Manager, USA Baseball National Teams


(photo by Craig Jackson)