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Brian Foley is the founder and Lead Editor of College Baseball Daily since its inception in 2005. He has covered two CWS, multiple NCAA Baseball Regionals, and other special events across the country. In addition to his duties with College Baseball Daily, he has covered games for Inside Lacrosse and been featured in USA Today, Wall Street Journal among other publications. He can be contacted by email at editor at and followed on Twitter @BFoley82.

Texas A&M Corpus Christi releases 2015 Schedule

CORPUS CHRISTI – Texas A&M – Corpus Christi Head Coach Scott Malone officially announced the 2015 Islanders Baseball schedule, which features a 32 games in the Coastal Bend. The team, loaded with upperclassmen is coming off a season in which it finished fourth in the Southland Conference with a record of 19-12 — while going 31-27 overall.

The Islanders will kick off the season at Chapman field with a three-game series against Saint Peters University Feb. 13-15 before hosting the Kleberg Bank College Classic. Continue reading


John Axford makes Donation to Canisius Baseball

The only active Golden Griffin in Major League Baseball, Canisius athletics announces that John Axford MS’13 has made the largest donation in the history of the school’s baseball program. Axford’s gift will be used to directly improve the Canisius baseball program through the Blue and Gold Fund. Axford’s gift also will be recognized with a display in the centerfield bullpen at the Demske Sports Complex.
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Alabama releases 2015 Schedule

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. ­- University of Alabama head baseball coach Mitch Gaspard announced Tuesday the schedule for the 2015 Crimson Tide season. UA will play a full slate of 56 games, which includes 31 at the Hoover Metropolitan Stadium.

Due to the current construction going on at Sewell-Thomas Stadium, Alabama will be hosting its home games at various spots in 2015, including Mobile, Montgomery and a majority of the season’s home games in Hoover. Continue reading


Mississippi Valley State’s Doug Shanks Retires

ITTA BENA, Miss. — Mississippi Valley State University has officially announced the retirement of head baseball coach Doug Shanks.

Shanks, who replaced longtime head coach Cleotha Wilson in 2000, served in his capacity for 14 seasons, winning more than 250 games while leading the Delta Devils to five SWAC Eastern Division championships. MVSU last advanced to the SWAC Tournament championship game in 2012. Continue reading