TCU’s Nick Lodolo and West Virginia’s Alek Manoah were named to the USA Baseball Golden Spikes Midseason Watch List.
The midseason watch list features 40 of the nation’s top amateur players from the high school and college ranks, and includes 21 athletes whom have played their way onto the watch list since the preseason list was announced on February 5.
Horned Frog pitcher Lodolo ranks No. 2 in the Conference in ERA (1.52) and has the most strikeouts in the league with 68, while Manoah tallies in with the second-most strikeouts in the Big 12 with 62. The two starters are the only two in the league that have surpassed the 50 innings pitched mark this season in the Conference.
On Wednesday, May 15, USA Baseball will announce the semifinalists for the 2019 Golden Spikes Award. On Wednesday, May 29, USA Baseball will announce the finalists. The winner of the 42nd Golden Spikes Award will be named on Friday, June 14.