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College  | Story  | 1/18/2023

Conference Preview: Big 12

Tyler Russo     
Photo: Brayden Taylor (TCU Athletics)
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For all of Perfect Game's conference previews as part of the 2023 college baseball preview content, the 2022 records and all-conference teams are available for free. The conference top prospects and individual team breakdowns can be viewed with a subscription.



2022 Records

Teams are listed in alphabetical order* 

Team W L W L
Baylor 26 28 7 17
Kansas 20 35 4 20
Kansas State 29 29 8 16
Oklahoma 45 24 15 9
Oklahoma State 42 22 15 9
TCU 38 22 16 8
Texas 47 22 14 10
Texas Tech 39 22 15 9
West Virginia 33 22 14 10

Preseason All-Conference Team

Pos. Name School Stats/Notes
C Hudson White Texas Tech .260-6-40; '22 Big 12 Freshman of Year & Freshman AA, good defender & hitter
1B David Bishop TCU .261-6-47; '22 Big 12 All-Freshman Team, got even stronger this offseason
2B Roc Riggio Oklahoma State .295-11-47; dynamic hitter, spark plug type, can hit for juice from LS
SS Nick Goodwin Kansas State .255-11-48; leader at SS, 2 years with 10+ HRs, big summer on Cape 
3B Brayden Taylor TCU .314-13-50; Preseason POY + AA, big performer, potential Top 10 pick 
OF John Spikerman Oklahoma .317-2-15; top of scale speed, CF profile + switch-hitter, POY upside
OF Zach Ehrhard Oklahoma State .332-3-31; dynamic table-setter, can really fun, advanced barrel skills
OF Elijah Nunez TCU .287-1-31; another speedster, 31 SBs and big walk/OBP numbers too
DH Jackson Nicklaus Oklahoma .288-11-36; big juice in the bat, primed for a breakout year, POY pot
UT Nolan McLean Oklahoma State .285-19-47 + 25.1 IP, 39:13 K:BB; Preseason AA, big-time two way talent, up to 99
SP Juaron Watts-Brown Oklahoma State 3.68 ERA, 73.1 IP, 111:29 K:BB; Preseason AA, mid-90s FB, + SL, 1st Rd upside
SP Lucas Gordon Texas 3.05 ERA, 85.2 IP, 77:26 K:BB; Reliable SP, .224 BAA, low-90s FB from LS
SP Ben Hampton West Virginia 4.66 ERA, 83 IP, 90:27 K:BB; Crafty lefty, led Cape in Ks in '22, velo climbing
SP Mason Molina Texas Tech 3.90 ERA, 57.2 IP, 71:29 K:BB; Impactful as FR, polished lefty, very reliable
RP Garrett Wright TCU 2.89 ERA, 18.2 IP, 27:16 K:BB; Upper-90s FB, experience out of the 'pen


Player of the Year:
 Brayden Taylor, TCU
Pitcher of the Year: Juaron Watts-Brown, Oklahoma State
Freshman of the Year: Nolan Schubart, Oklahoma State

*denotes draft eligible sophomore

2023 MLB Draft Prospects


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