Final D-II, NAIA, D-III Rankings

Another season is on the books for D-II, NAIA and D-III baseball. With each spring surprise stories and successes are always abound, but this year the astounding occurrences seemed to be even more fruitful. None of the eventual champions were ranked in the preseason top 20 of their respective divisions, yet each overcame less-than-optimistic prophecies…

DII, NAIA, DIII rankings: May 24

The championships for each of the small school divisions begin this weekend. Returning to Cary, North Carolina, the Division II Baseball Championships will be held. Their D-III brethren will be battling it out in Appleton, Wisconsin for the final time and the NAIA World Series will be played once again in Lewiston, Idaho. In each of…

2018 NAIA Baseball National Championship Opening Round Regions

Numbers following the team names are their latest Perfect Game ranking followed by their RPI. Teams in blue are predicted winners, teams in orange are predicted second place finishers. Teams that are struck out have been eliminated. Regional winners are listed in bold. Runner-ups are italicized. Bowling Green, KY Science and Arts (5,10) Campbellsville (18,…

DII, NAIA, DIII rankings: April 25

In addition to checking in on who the top small school teams are headed into the home stretch, this week’s rankings update checks in on who some of the top individual performers are in each of the three divisions. This includes a forecasting of who will be the top hitter, pitcher and most valuable player…

DII, NAIA, DIII rankings: April 18

While it’s nice to be mentioned in the preseason rankings, those numbers don’t mean much of anything when it comes to the postseason. If teams don’t finish well down the stretch and play their best baseball when it counts the most, accolades in January are irrelevant if you’re not deserving of the same considerations in…

DII, NAIA, DIII rankings: April 11

Each season when the preseason rankings are being compiled there is a lot of legwork that goes into measuring of team’s abilities and forecasting where teams will finish. Typically it’s pretty easy to pick the most elite teams – the ones in the top 10 – but filling out the Top 25 can get pretty precarious….