Category Archives: 2010 NCAA Tourney

2010 CWS Game 4 Recap: Clemson 6 Arizona State 3

CaseyHarmanClemson The Clemson Tigers and Arizona State Sun Devils faced off in Game 4 of the College World Series today. The Tigers entered the game with a 43-23 record when Arizona State had a 52-8 record. The Tigers sent Casey Harman to mound as he was 7-3 with a 3.73 ERA while Arizona State sent Seth Blair to the hill as he had a 12-0 record with a 3.35 ERA in 17 starts.

The Tigers would load the bases in the top of the first inning with one out but Brad Miller hit into a line drive double play that ended the threat. Clemson would break through on the scoreboard in the top of the second inning when they picked up two hits, a walk, and an Arizona State error to push across two runs to get a 2-0 lead.

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College World Series Day 3 Action

Here is our listing of tweets about the third day of action from the 2010 College World Series. We are set to have three games today with Clemson facing off against Arizona State at 11 am (Eastern), Florida and Florida State facing off at 5 pm (Eastern), and the finale tonight sees TCU playing against UCLA. We can take a few questions about the teams in the chat but can’t exactly discuss live action. Feel free to follow us on twitter @TheCBB

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CWS Game 3 Report: South Carolina vs. Oklahoma

Rain caused the start of Day 2 of the College World Series to be delayed 4 hours and 15 minutes, the Gamecocks and Sooners ended up taking the field at 5:25.  In the top of the first inning, the Gamecocks would get an early threat as Whit Merrifield getting a four pitch 1 out walk which was followed by a single by Jackie Bradley that put runners on the corners, Michael Rocha was bailed out early by his catcher Tyler Ogle, who backpicked Bradley off of first base, and then followed that up by striking out Adrian Morales.

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The State of College Baseball: Leaders applaud growth, recognize scholarship concerns

Rosenblattlogo On the eve of the final College World Series in Rosenblatt Stadium, college baseball’s leaders looked back at the growth of the sport and the “personal” nature that allowed the sport to get to such a point.

Dennis Poppe, the NCAA vice president for baseball and football, Tim Weiser, chair of the Division I baseball committee, and Dave Keilitz, executive director of the American Baseball Coaches Association, addressed a wide variety of topics with the media on Friday afternoon, ranging from the critical (the lack of #1 seeds who made it to Omaha) to the sentimental (thoughts on the last CWS at Rosenblatt.) Continue reading

CWS Game 2 Report: UCLA vs Florida

The UCLA Bruins battled the Florida Gators in the second game of the College World Series. UCLA entered the game with a 48-14 record while Florida was 47-16. The Bruins would jump on Florida starting pitcher Alex Panteliodis in the first inning with Dean Espy driving in Niko Gallego from third. The inning could have been bigger if UCLA would have executed a safety squeeze as Cody Regis bunted the ball right back to Panteliodis and Beau Amaral was thrown out as he broke to the plate. Florida would get out of the inning by striking out Chris Giovinazzo.

Florida would get into the act right away in the bottom of the first inning by getting a two out two run RBI single by Brian Johnson through the shortstop and third baseman hole to give the Gators the early 2-1 lead.  The inning could have been bigger if a Mike Zunino line drive wasn’t caught by Beau Amaral who made a diving catch to his right for the final out of the inning.

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2010 College World Series Predictions

I asked all of my writers for their predictions for the 2010 College World Series which starts up today in Omaha with TCU facing off against Florida State in Game 1 while UCLA and Florida face off in the second game. As you probably already know, we have previewed all the CWS teams as you can check it out by clicking here.

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2010 CWS Preview: TCU

By: Casey Hull

TCU Baseball Just a year ago, pitcher Matt Purke was selected 14th overall in the 2009 MLB draft, yet failed to reach an agreement with the Texas Rangers and instead enrolled at TCU. Now a year later, the freshman finds himself and his teammates in Omaha for the first time in TCU program history.

Led by head coach Jim Schlossnagle, the 2010 Horned Frogs posted the best record in school history at 51-12 and earned the Mountain West Conference Championship.

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