Michael Roth, star pitcher for South Carolina’s two-time defending national champion baseball team, appears on the cover of the new Baseball America.
“Roth Star” is the headline and the senior left-hander from Greer is hailed as “the face of college baseball.”
Aaron Fitt, Baseball America’s lead college writer, gives a detailed report after spending a day hanging out with Roth.
BA picks Florida No. 1 and to win the national championship; the Gators finished as the Omaha runner-up when the Gamecocks won the College World Series in 2011.
Clemson is No. 16 in the BA Top 25 poll, and picked to win the ACC’s Atlantic Division.