BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The Southeastern Conference has altered the format of its annual baseball tournament, SEC Commissioner Mike Slive announced today. This will mark the first major change to the event’s format since 1996. Continue reading
UPDATED 1:01pm: Futures League commissioner Chris Hall responded to my request for comment, saying: “We hope the Brockton Rox will be a member of the FCBL for the 2012 Season and beyond. Campanelli Stadium would be the crown jewel of stadiums in all of Summer Collegiate Baseball. We feel that the Summer Collegiate model works well with former professional franchises and the city of Brockton would benefit from such model.”
ORIGINAL REPORT: On Saturday, the Brockton (MA) Enterprise reported that the Brockton Rox, the city’s Can-Am baseball franchise, would be sitting out the 2012 season due to financial issues. But the Rox’s demise may provide an inlet for a summer college baseball league to establish itself in the southeastern Massachusetts city. Continue reading
The University of New Mexico released its 2012 baseball schedule on Wednesday. The Mountain West conference member will play 32 home games this season at Isotopes Park as a part of a 56 game regular season schedule.
The Lobos will start play February 17th with a home series against Nevada. Their mettle will be tested three weeks into the season, when they host 2011 powerhouse Oklahoma on March 2nd. Continue reading
The Ospreys schedule kicks of February 17th against Southern Illinois. In March and April, the team will host Florida, national runners-up this past season. North Florida will also face 2011 NCAA Tournament teams Bethune-Cookman, Georgia Southern and Stetson. Continue reading
Here at FU, we bring Fall Practice to an end by competing in a “World Series.” This is common for Division-1 programs, but the Paladins do it a little differently than most.
“The Banana Split Series” was the brainchild of our head coach Ron Smith. The name came from everyone’s favorite treat, the banana split, which is the reward to each member of the winning squad (at the losing team’s expense of course.)
This year’s Banana Split series had another twist. Continue reading
Villanova has lined up a strong start to their 2012 season. The Wildcats will travel to Arkansas to begin their season on February 17th. The weekend series will be the first time the two programs have ever played each other. Continue reading
Georgia State announced its 2012 baseball schedule today, boasting strong opponents and 29 home games on their slate. Continue reading
Stony Brook University’s Joe Nathan came home to his alma mater and native New York State on Friday, October 28th to dedicate the team’s new baseball field. Nathan, a Pine Bush, NY native, gave the baseball program a $500,000 lead gift towards construction of the state-of-the-art facility in 2008. In recognition of his commitment, Stony Brook named the field in Nathan’s honor. Continue reading
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Stockton, Calif. – Fifty games against California opponents, six contests with Pac-12 foes, home series with Creighton and Brown, and road meetings with Kansas State and Gonzaga before the 24-game Big West slate highlight the 2012 Pacific baseball schedule, released today by head coach Ed Sprague. Continue reading
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HARRISONBURG, Va., Oct. 27, 2011 – James Madison baseball head coach Spanky McFarland on Thursday announced the 2012 schedule that his team will face while attempting to defend its 2011 championship in the Colonial Athletic Association. Continue reading