2014 Cape Cod All-Star Game Recap

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.

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Cuba edges Team USA 4-3

USABASEBALL_thumb.jpgMATANZAS, Cuba – Chris Okey (Clemson) launched a pinch-hit home run and Alex Bregman had two hits and a pair of RBIs but it wasn’t enough as the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team dropped its series-opening contest to Cuba, 4-3, in front of 10,500 rowdy fans at Victoria de Giron Stadium on Thursday.

“I thought tonight was a well-played ball game by two talented teams,” Team USA manager Dave Van Horn (Arkansas) said. “Cuba just pitched a little bit better than us today and took advantage of a couple of opportunities we presented to them. It was a really fun atmosphere out there this evening and we are looking forward to getting back out there again. Hopefully we can cut down on a few of the mistakes and even up the series tomorrow night.” Continue reading

Coaching News and Notes for July 23rd

Here are some of the coaching moves across the country for July 23rd.

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Longwood names Ryan Mau as Head Coach

FARMVILLE, Va. — Longwood University Director of Athletics Troy Austin has announced the appointment of Ryan Mau as the fourth head coach of the Lancers’ tradition-rich baseball program. Mau, with 12 years of collegiate coaching experience, has been an assistant coach at the United States Naval Academy for the past four seasons, serving as the recruiting coordinator, as well as the pitching and catching coach.

“Ryan has established himself as a tireless recruiter and a stellar coach,” said Austin. “I have quickly come to learn that he has a passion for developing young people and a strong desire to lead the Longwood Baseball program. I am excited for Ryan to join the Longwood Family and I look forward to working with him to advance the Longwood Baseball program.” Continue reading

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LSU releases 2015 Schedule

The LSU Tigers have released their 2015 Schedule which features 34 home games and an appearance in the Houston College Classic.

The Tigers open the season on February 13th when Big 12 member Kansas Jayhawks head to Baton Rouge for the start of a three game set. Following a mid-week home game against Nicholls State, LSU will host Boston College of the ACC for another three game series. Continue reading