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Nolan Alexander serves as the Georgia Tech Radio Announcer for WREK. He can be contacted at [email protected]
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2013 Nashville NCAA Regional Preview

Vanderbilt2013RegionalFeaturedThere’s talent galore in Nashville. As a matter of fact, 20% of the Golden Spikes Award semifinalists will lead their teams in the Nashville Regional hosted by Vanderbilt. You will be hard pressed to find a better group of frontline starters than those packed together in this regional. Kevin Ziomek, Tyler Beede, Buck Farmer, Kevin Duchene, and Kerry Roane will all do their best to make Nashville a low-scoring affair while the likes of Tony Kemp, Daniel Palka, Zane Evans, Justin Parr, and Clinton Freeman know that a great offense is key to a memorable postseason run. The 2013 Nashville Regional looks to be a fun time in the country music capital, so without further ado let’s take a look at the teams. Continue reading

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CBD Column: Cape Cod Broadcaster Reflects On a Summer Full of Memories

A cup of clam chowdah, sharks, accents, Dunkin’ Donuts, rotaries, weekend traffic, 50/50 raffles, fields without lights, walk-off inside the park homer, no-hitter, lobstah rolls, local ice cream shops off main streets, homerun records, juiced balls (?), Fenway Park, Citi Field, fireworks on the beach, cold ocean water for a Southern boy, sand in your truck. It’s a series of memories that will never leave me. It’s a lifestyle. It is a summer with the Cape Cod Baseball League. Continue reading

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CBD Interview with Ole Miss Tanner Mathis

College Baseball Daily was able to catch up with Ole Miss senior outfielder Tanner Mathis after the 2012 Cape Cod Baseball League All-Star Game. Mathis went 1-4 in the game with a single off of Indiana State’s Sean Manaea. For the summer, he is hitting .316 with eight RBI while stealing nine bases. He was selected in the 27th round of the 2012 MLB Draft but decided to not sign and is playing this summer with the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox. You can check out the full video interview below. Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of a Cape Leaguer-South Alabama’s Jordan Patterson

In our third episode of our series “On the Cape with Dustin Coffman,” we check in with South Alabama’s Jordan Patterson who brings us through a day on the Cape. He brings us to the clinic which he helped run in the morning through his day at the field with the Braves. The full video is available below. Continue reading

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CBD Interview with Loren Hibbs (Charlotte)

I had a chance to catch up to Charlotte head coach Loren Hibbs before the 49ers game on Sunday against Georgia Tech. The 49ers ended up losing the game 6-5 in eleven innings to drop the team’s record to 20-26. Hibbs talked about the teams challenges this season after dominating the Atlantic 10 in the last couple of seasons. You can check out the full video interview below. Continue reading

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CBD Interview with Duke’s Sean McNally

In our ongoing series of interviews, I recently had a chance to catch up to Duke head coach Sean McNally who is entering his seventh season in charge of the Blue Devils program. They are coming off a 26-30 campaign last season while bringing back 20 letterwinners. The top returning player is RHP/infielder Marcus Stroman who is regarded as one of the top pitchers coming into the 2012 season. You can check out the full audio interview below.  Continue reading

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CBD Interview with FIU’s Turtle Thomas

College Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the 2012 College Baseball season today with an interview with Florida International head coach Turtle Thomas. The Panthers have made the NCAA Tournament the last two seasons going 40-20-1 in 2011 and 36-25 in 2010. The biggest issue is the fact that they have a 0-4 record in the NCAA Tournament over those seasons. You can check out the full audio interview with Coach Thomas below.  Continue reading