Sam Wasson, College Baseball Daily correspondent and editor at bleedCrimson.net, interviewed newly named head coach at New Mexico State, Brian Green on Thursday after the school’s announcement. This is Green’s first head coaching position as he returns to his alma mater where he played in 1994 and was an assistant in 1995. Below is an excerpt from the interview. You can also read the interview in its entirety at bleedCrimson.net.
LAS CRUCES, N.M. – New Mexico State University Athletics Director Dr. McKinley Boston announced on Friday, July 25 that Brian Green will be the 10th head coach in NM State baseball program history.
Green, a graduate of the 1995 class at New Mexico State, comes back to his alma mater after coaching for six seasons as an assistant at Kentucky. In 2014, he directed the best offense in college baseball and in Kentucky history. Green was UK’s offensive coordinator and infield defensive coach.
The Knights won 8-7 on a wild pitch in the eighth. Corvallis had two homers, Bend one, in a power oriented showdown between two of the top teams in the West Coast League’s South Division. Continue reading
OOTP 2015…What can I say?
If you are into Baseball this is the game for you as it includes over the last 100 years of MLB baseball while including many foreign leagues around the world.
The game features many different ways of playing from calling every every pitch or just serving as the General Manager of the squad. It is so much fun to take over the legendary lineup of the 1927 Yankess featuring Ruth and Gehrig or the Philadelphia Athletics. Continue reading
Riverside—UC Riverside Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Jim Wooldridge today named former Highlanders standout and 14-year major leaguer Troy Percival ’91 the fifth head baseball coach in UC Riverside’s six decades of NCAA competition. Continue reading
Here are some Coaching News and Notes for July 29th.
I hope everyone is enjoying the tail end of their summers. I know my good friend Jake Fincher of NC State is. He is making it look easy and tearing it up for the Cotuit Kettleers in the Cape Cod League! This week, I decided to go away from the baseball and give you a little top-secret intel so don’t tell anyone.
The typical incoming college freshmen has to attend orientation, get moved into their new dorm room with mom and dad, or even take a few summer courses to get ahead on their college credits. Our freshmen take part in a little different “freshman orientation.” Every incoming West Point cadet must complete a seven week basic training. It doesn’t matter if you are a football player, a baseball player, or an academic stud. It is mandatory for all. The name for this training is BEAST Barracks. Continue reading
Here are some of the Coaching News and Notes for July 28th.
BOURNE, Mass. – A combination of pitching, the Falmouth Commodores’ representatives, and the LSU contingent fueled the West All-Stars’ 5-0 shutout victory over the East All-Stars at Doran Park on Sunday night. The Friendly’s Cape Cod Baseball League All-Star game was a display of dominant performances from the representatives from the five West Division teams, who held the best of the East to just seven hits, while scoring five runs on nine hits.