Top 25 Breakdown: No. 23 Texas
Blair Henley will need to have a huge season as Texas looks to return to the College World Series in David Pierce’s third season at the helm.
Top 25 Breakdown: No. 21 Coastal Carolina
Coastal Carolina is well stocked with power bats, power arms, speed and athleticism. The Chants look primed to make another postseason run.
Top 25 Breakdown: No. 22 Auburn
Tanner Burns and Auburn might not have Casey Mize, but expectations have not changed for the Tigers. They’re aiming high again in 2019.
Top 25 Breakdown: No. 19 TCU
Nick Lodolo had a sensational fall and he hopes to lead the Horned Frogs back to the postseason after missing the dance last year..
Top 25 Breakdown: No. 20 Wake Forest
Colin Peluse headlines a much-improved pitching staff for Wake Forest, which is loaded with power and athleticism in the lineup, setting the Deacs up for a major bounceback.
Top 25 Breakdown: No. 17 Michigan
Tommy Henry and Michigan have all the pieces needed to do huge things on the national stage in 2019.
Top 25 Breakdown: No. 18 Oklahoma State
Trevor Boone and Cade Cabbiness are part of an exciting core of sluggers for Oklahoma State, which also has a deep pitching staff loaded with power arms.
Top 25 Breakdown: No. 16 Arkansas
Casey Martin and Arkansas fell just short of a national title last season, but they’re back and ready to finish the job in 2019.
Top 25 Breakdown: No. 15 Baylor
Cody Bradford is primed to have another terrific campaign and hopes to lead Baylor to uncharted waters.
Top 25 Breakdown: No. 13 Florida State
Drew Parrish leads one of the nation’s best weekend rotations at Florida State, which has plenty of holes to fill in the lineup but no shortage of talented newcomers.
Top 25 Breakdown: No. 12 Stanford
All-American Jack Little is part of a very talented veteran core for Stanford, which is also brimming with emerging talents all over the roster.
Top 25 Breakdown: No. 11 East Carolina
Reigning AAC player of the year Bryant Packard headlines a balanced, experienced roster for East Carolina, which has its sights set on its first trip to Omaha.
Top 25 Breakdown: No. 10 Ole Miss
Ole Miss might have college baseball’s best offense in 2019. If the brand-new weekend rotation comes together as hoped, the Rebels could make a run at the national title.
Top 25 Breakdowns: No. 8 Oregon State
Kevin Abel had a legendary finish to the 2018 campaign. Now, he’ll need to be the man yet again as the Beavers replace several key cogs.
Top 25 Breakdown: No. 9 Georgia
Two-way star Aaron Schunk headlines a deep, experienced roster at Georgia, which is on a mission to build upon last season’s regional-hosting campaign.
Top 25 Breakdown: No. 7 North Carolina
Austin Bergner is a key part of a loaded pitching staff that makes North Carolina one of the ACC’s favorites yet again in 2019.
Top 25 Breakdown: No. 6 Florida
Austin Langworthy and Florida have some question marks, but have the pitching and more to capture another national title.
Top 25 Breakdown: No. 3 Texas Tech
Josh Jung and Texas Tech yet again return the pieces needed to make another trip to the College World Series.
Top 25 Breakdown: No. 5 UCLA
Slugger Michael Toglia helps lead a UCLA lineup that could be one of the nation’s very best. Find out why the Bruins look like the team to beat in the West in 2019.
Top 25 Breakdown: No. 4 Louisville
Tyler Fitzgerald and Louisville have the pieces needed to do some big things on the national stage in 2019.
Top 25 Breakdown: No. 2 LSU
Zack Hess and others opted to return to LSU for another season for one reason — to restore order in Omaha. The Tigers have the pieces to get it done.
2019 D1Baseball Preseason Top 25
Vanderbilt headlines the D1Baseball Preseason Top 25 rankings, presented by Louisville Slugger.
Top 25 Chat: Preseason Edition
The 2019 Preseason Rankings are out, and it’s your turn to ask the burning questions to our Kendall Rogers and Aaron Fitt.
Top 25 Breakdown: No. 1 Vanderbilt
Top-ranked Vanderbilt is loaded with premium talent on the mound and in the lineup, along with experience and leadership. All the pieces are in place for the Dores to make a title run.
Podcast: Preseason Top 25 Rankings
Our Aaron Fitt and Kendall Rogers break down all the Top 25 teams in our preseason rankings.
Texas loses Hamilton for the season
Texas star shortstop David Hamilton will miss the 2019 campaign. How does this affect the Longhorns? Find out.