The Merced Sun-Star has a great article on Fresno State’s Tommy Mendonca discussing his breakout season in 2008. He started last season with a .171 average over the first month. After two months, it raised to .209 while striking out 40 times before April 1st. He ended up finishing the regular season with a .259 […]
Category: 2008 CWS
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE FRESNO, CA, NOVEMBER 7, 2008: One of the most improbable and incredible college sports championships ever is captured in the new book, Underdogs to Wonderdogs: Fresno State’s Road to Omaha and the College World Series Championship. With 200 full-color photos packed into 168 letter-sized pages, this hardcover edition chronicles Fresno State’s […]
Eric Sorenson of CBS College Sports recently put out an article about his 64 preseason predictation for the 2008 season to see if any of them came through. He predicted many different things including that Oregon State would not win the National Championship to the amount of Beer Gardens going down in Omaha.
I was shocked to find out that Deadspin.com had linked to some college baseball articles on Monday. The first one revolves around Buzz Bissinger who went to the CWS in Omaha a few weeks ago. He was having a pleasant experience before having a run in with security which left him bloodied and in a […]
Last week, Erik Wetzel decided to return to school after rejecting a contract offer from the Rockies. After reportedly not speaking with the Rockies for a week, Wetzel signed on the dotted line and was given a $100,000 signing bonus. Wetzel is the second junior to leave the Bulldog program, as pitcher Justin Wilson signed […]
Our good buddy Eric Sorenson of CSTV checks in with his final Extra Innings column wrapping up the 2008 postseason. He talks about the future of CSTV/CBS College Sports and how Fresno State winning the 2008 CWS is not the biggest upset in sports history. I tend to agree with him.
FROM EASTON SPORTS VAN NUYS, Calif. (June 26, 2008) – Easton Sports, the leading manufacturer of sporting goods equipment, once again demonstrated its dominance in college baseball Wednesday at the College World Series® as Fresno State became the 20th champion in the last 29 years to win a title swinging Easton baseball bats exclusively. The […]
Fresno State completed the most improbable run in recent college sports history as they became the lowest seed ever to win a national championship defeating the Georgia Bulldogs 6-1 on Wednesday night at Rosenblatt Stadium. The night belonged to Steve Detwiler who had a career night in the championship game going 4-4, driving in all […]
Good friends of The College Baseball Blog in Eric Sorensen of CBS College Sports (Formerly CSTV) and Doug Kroll of NCAA.com have put out a video previewing the winner take all game that will take place tonight.
One night after blowing a three run eighth inning lead Fresno State found themselves down 5-0 after just two and a half innings and in desperate need of something special if they were to stay alive in the championship series. Something special is what they got. The Bulldogs rallied for six runs in the bottom […]