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TCU's chances for a National Seed, and a CWS title

Jayne Kamin-Oncea-US PRESSWIRE

The College Baseball World is taking notice of this little ball club in Fort Worth. TCU's recent surge has baseball writers drooling. With two likely All-Americans, impenetrable defense, and red-hot bats, just how high is TCU's ceiling?

Aaron Fitt of Baseball America on "if TCU's the most dangerous team in the country":

"Well, there are a lot of very dangerous teams, but I’ve been saying for the last few weeks that TCU is my “sleeper” national title contender—that team is built to succeed in Omaha, with tons of arms and a strong defense.

On Finny, P-Mo, and Ferrell:

"I think Finnegan and Morrison have good All-America cases, and White has had a fine year but I’m not sure his numbers are loud enough for All-America status at this point, but he’s got a shot. Riley Ferrell could give TCU another All-American, but there is a lot of competition for those three reliever spots."

On the possibility of a Super Regional:

"If the Frogs win the Big 12 regular-season title, I think they’re in good shape for a national seed. They could conceivably snag a national seed even without a Big 12 title, if they win those last two series (which are winnable, vs. Oklahoma and at Baylor), because their RPI is strong and the committee is gonna love their blistering second half. Momentum matters."

Take it all with a grain of salt, but the secret's out...TCU's really good.