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
Eric Hutting of Long Beach State hit a walk off double last night in a 3-2 victory over UC Santa Barbara. Hutting had been struggling this year with a .220 batting average without an RBI heading into the game. Continue reading
After losing to UC Santa Barbara last Sunday, Vanderhook told Shotgun Spratling:
“They’re a soft group and if they keep doing what they’re doing, they’re going to be the first team from Fullerton not to play in the postseason in 26 years.”
UPDATE #1: April 17th at 8:24pm ET
We have spoken to many sources around the Cal-State Fullerton program that stated Vanderhook’s post game punishment was excessive. It included berating players while having extensive running. One of the sources stated to us that this was “Bobby Knight” level stuff. We will update with more information as we investigate it.
Rick Vanderhook has been placed on administrative leave.
“Effective today, Cal State Fullerton’s head coach Rick Vanderhook has been placed on paid administrative leave. The university has received allegations that it is obligated to review.”
As always, we will be all over this with coverage from Shotgun Spratling and myself.
The New York Times has an extensive piece today on the investigation into the rape charges against Florida State quarterback/baseball player Jameis Winston. The report includes some of the police reports which were delayed, interviews with Winston not done immediately, and other errors. Continue reading
Here is your Video of the Day from the Calvin against Albion walk off from this past weekend which featured a walk off steal of home plate. Continue reading
Former Arizona State manager Pat Murphy was involved in an epic prank with the El Paso Chihuahuas with Jeff Francoeur the victim. Many former stars appear in the video including former Oregon State pitcher Jorge Reyes, UCLA’s Cody Decker, and others. Continue reading
DALLAS – The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association continues its tradition of NCAA Division I polls for the 17th year with its 2014 weekly surveys. Polls will be circulated from Feb. 17-June 26 (weekly through June 10) following the 68th annual NCAA World Series in Omaha, Neb., at TD Ameritade Park. Continue reading
Troy outfielder Ali Knowles makes this great catch going over the bullpen wall in left field in today’s game against Western Kentucky. Continue reading
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PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Brown baseball coach Marek Drabinski has stepped down as coach of the Bears after 18 seasons, effective immediately. Current assistant coaches Grant Achilles and Mike McCormack will coach the Brown team for the remainder of the season. Continue reading
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DURHAM, N.C. — USA Baseball released its 50-man midseason Golden Spikes Award watch list on Thursday, bringing the organization one step closer to naming the top amateur baseball player in the country.
The watch list will continue to be a “rolling” list until May 27 — when the semifinalists for the award are announced — ensuring that athletes can play themselves into consideration for the award. The Golden Spikes Award trophy will be awarded live in Los Angeles on July 17. Continue reading