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Kern Shows Bruins’ Ability to Plug Holes

When UCLA’s Nick Kern finally looked up, he was halfway to second base and he noticed the umpire was signaling home run.

“It must have been the adrenaline. I just took off and was looking to get on second base. I saw that it was back-spinning to left field and I didn’t put it together that it had gone over the fence until almost second base.”

Kern barely slowed down as his adrenaline floated him around the bases after his eighth-inning, pinch-hit two-run homer gave the UCLA Bruins a 3-1 lead at Utah last Thursday. Not bad for your first collegiate at bat…especially when you are a pitcher. Continue reading

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Leadership Must Emerge at Cal State Fullerton

As embattled head coach Rick Vanderhook sits at home awaiting his fate to be decided by an administrative investigation, his Cal State Fullerton Titans continue to slide farther and farther.

The Titans (18-17, 3-6) lost their sixth in a row Wednesday night. Managing only six hits in the final 12 innings, Fullerton suffered a deflating 2-1 loss in 16 innings at Fresno State as questions, rumors and conjecture continue to swirl about the program and stable leadership still seems missing.

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2014 CBD Journal with Rhode Island’s Tim Caputo (April 22nd)

caputo_journalHello College Baseball Fans,

I hope everyone enjoyed their Easter Sunday! Easter is a celebration of the resurrection of Jesus from the dead, and ironically our team experienced something quite similar this past Sunday. In the first two games of the series against George Mason this past weekend, our offense ceased to put up any runs and our bats were cold. In Sundayʼs game however, we scored seven runs on 14 hits – it seemed that our bats had risen from the dead. Our pitching staff has been battling all year and giving us a bunch of quality innings so it was nice to finally put some runs up for them to work with! Continue reading

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Video of the Day Part Deux: UTSA Baseball Football Imitation

I know this is our second video of the day but when come across high quality videos, you have to put up two in a day. The UTSA Baseball squad has a great breakdown of the field after batting practice that rivals the earlier in the season Tennessee baseball one. You can check out the video below. Continue reading