All posts by Kate Moser

Kate is a graduate of an SEC university, where she studied broadcasting and worked for athletic media relations. Writing and sports have always been the two biggest loves in her life. She joins College Baseball Daily in 2013 as a SEC contributor; she is now an Assistant Editor, as well as Intern and Assignment Coordinator. She can be reached by email at Kate.Moser (at) collegebaseballdaily (dot) com and on Twitter @TheKateMoser

Miami (FL) Unveils 2014 Baseball Schedule

MiamiBaseballStadium_thumb.jpgCORAL GABLES, Fla. – Just one week away from officially opening fall practice, University of Miami head baseball coach Jim Morris released the team’s 2014 schedule Monday.

Miami’s 55-game schedule includes 33 contests inside Alex Rodriguez Park at Mark Light Field. The Hurricanes finished with a 28-12 record (.700) at home this past season, qualifying for the NCAA postseason for the 41st consecutive year – the longest active streak in collegiate athletics. Continue reading

Diamond Heels Announce 2014 Schedule

CHAPEL HILL — The University of North Carolina baseball team will host 37 games at Boshamer Stadium and play 20 games against teams that reached last season’s NCAA Championship as part of its 2014 schedule, head coach Mike Fox announced Monday. Atlantic Coast Conference matchups with Georgia Tech, Wake Forest, Virginia Tech, Florida State and league newcomer Pittsburgh highlight the home slate, which kicks off with a three-game set against College of Charleston Feb. 14-16. Continue reading

ULM Baseball Releases 56-Game Slate for 2014

MONROE, La. — ULM head baseball coach Jeff Schexnaider announced today the 2014 baseball schedule that features a total of 56 games including home contests against Michigan State, Southeastern Louisiana and Southern Miss, all of which won 30 or more games a season ago.

In all, ULM will face six different teams that advanced to the NCAA Regionals in 2013 (Baton Rouge, La. Regional – Jackson State and UL-Lafayette; Raleigh, N.C. Regional – Ole Miss; Starkville, Miss. Regional – South Alabama; Tallahassee, Fla. Regional – Alabama and Troy). The Warhawks will face a total of 12 teams that won 30 or more games last season. Continue reading

2014 Top 100 Players Countdown: 94. Jacob Lindgren (Mississippi State)

College Baseball Daily kicks off our countdown to the start of the 2014 College Baseball season by checking in on the top 100 players in the country. We will be providing one player per day until we reach number 1.
We continue the list today at number 94 with Mississippi State LHP Jacob Lindgren. The Bay St. Louis, Miss. southpaw was a star at St. Stanislaus High school, compiling an 8-0 record with a 1.09 ERA. Lindgren also hit .470 with 17 RBIS and 5 homers, while securing 128 strikeouts in 64 innings.  Continue reading

2014 Top 100 Players Countdown: 95. Xavier Turner (Vanderbilt)

College Baseball Daily kicks off our countdown to the start of the 2014 College Baseball season by checking in on the Top 100 Players in the country. We will be providing one player per day until we reach number 1.

We continue the list today at number 95 with Vanderbilt third baseman Xavier Turner. The sophomore was named to the 2013 SEC All-Freshman Team, after hitting .324 over the ‘Dores season, which was the second highest average among starting players.  The Sandusky, Ohio native is no stranger to being a top performer in his sport.

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Arizona Baseball Coach Andy Lopez Undergoes a Triple Bypass

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TUCSON, Ariz. – University of Arizona head baseball coach Andy Lopez underwent triple bypass heart surgery Monday at a local hospital. Lopez is being held in intensive care following the operation.

“We are all thrilled to hear that Andy’s surgery went well,” Vice President for Athletics Greg Byrne said. “He is receiving great care from the medical team, and we all wish him a complete and speedy recovery. Our thoughts and prayers will continue to go out to him and his family as he begins the recovery process.”

Lopez’s family is appreciative of the outpouring of support received in recent days, but respectfully asks for no visitors at the hospital.

2014 Top 100 Players Countdown: 97. Jack Fischer (Wake Forest)

JakeFischerWakeCollege Baseball Daily kicks off our countdown to the start of the 2014 College Baseball season by checking in on the Top 100 Players in the country. We will be providing one player per day until we reach number 1.

We continue the list today at number 97 with Wake Forest’s senior RHP Jack Fischer. While playing at St. Ignatius Prep in Chicago, the 6-foot-2, 175 pound Hindsdale, Ill. native started as a shortstop since his freshman year, with a .355 batting average, but also amassed a 11-2 record with a 1.38 ERA on the mound. Continue reading

2014 Top 100 Players Countdown: 98. Manny Ramirez, Jr. (Central Arizona College)

Manny Ramirez Jr. (Courtesy of IMG)
Manny Ramirez Jr. (Courtesy of IMG)
College Baseball Daily kicks off our countdown to the start of the 2014 College Baseball season by checking in on the Top 100 Players in the country. We will be providing one player per day until we reach number 1.

We continue the list today at number 98 with Central Arizona College freshmen first baseman Manny Ramirez, Jr from the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla. Now, we all know this kid mainly because of his father, who had a pretty decent career in the Majors.  While attending IMG, the little Manny had a stellar performance in the Cleats Sports Classic back in March; his numbers for the tournament were a .522 average, 15 RBIS and nine runs scored, allowed IMG to win the title. Continue reading