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News and Notes from Around the Country (May 26th)

Here are some of the top articles from around the nation for May 26th.

NCAA should be embarrassed for snubbing Wolf Pack

The National Collegiate Athletic Association should be embarrassed for leaving the Nevada Wolf Pack baseball team out of its 64-team regional field.

A total of 25 teams won 40 or more games in Division I college baseball this season. The Wolf Pack, which finished 41-15 and won the Mountain West regular season championship, was one of them. Just four of those 40-win teams were not selected to play in the NCAARegionals. The Wolf Pack, we found out on Black Monday, was also one of them.

Nevada Wolf Pack Examiner
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USA Baseball Names Twenty-One Golden Spikes Award Semifinalists

FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE

DURHAM, N.C. — USA Baseball announced the semifinalists for the 2015 USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award on Friday. Twenty-one athletes from around the country were named semifinalists for the 38th Golden Spikes Award, sponsored by Major League Baseball and presented in partnership with the Rod Dedeaux Foundation to the top amateur baseball player in the U.S.
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ACC Conference Tournament Preview: Florida State (#4) vs. Clemson (#5)

Clemson capsFlorida State (#4) vs. Clemson (#5)

Out of the Wednesday ACC Conference Tournament baseball schedule the most intriguing game figures to be Clemson-Florida State. The Tigers just handed the Seminoles their first home sweep in quiet some time and are in a position to weasel their way into the NCAA tournament, pending a good showing in Durham. Continue reading ACC Conference Tournament Preview: Florida State (#4) vs. Clemson (#5)

CBD Column: Boston College making a run to a NCAA Bid?

One of the biggest stories from this past weekend was the play of the Boston College Eagles. They entered the weekend with a .500 record at 18-18 while being 6-11 in ACC play. The expectation this weekend was that the 24th ranked Georgia Tech  Yellow Jackets would come in and beat up on the Eagles who were missing their top offensive bat Chris Shaw and a weekend arm in Jeff Burke.  Continue reading CBD Column: Boston College making a run to a NCAA Bid?

CBD Visit: Boston College’s Mike King wins the battle over Georgia Tech

Boston College sophomore RHP Mike King pitched a complete game shutout on Friday to improve the Eagles record to 19-18 and 7-11 in the highly competitive ACC.

Heading into the year, King was slated to be in the starting rotation for the Eagles but a preseason injury held him back limiting him to bullpen work until late March. Continue reading CBD Visit: Boston College’s Mike King wins the battle over Georgia Tech

BC Baseball Raises over 12,000

Frates1Chestnut Hill, Mass. – The Boston College baseball team raised almost $12,000 for the Pete Frates No. 3 Fund through the online auction of the jerseys worn in the Red Sox exhibition game on March 3, 2015. The Eagles wore specially-designed jerseys to honor former captain and director of baseball operations Pete Frates. The jerseys were replicas of the one worn by Frates in 2007, during his senior captaincy. All the players donned Frates’ last name and number 3 in his honor. Continue reading BC Baseball Raises over 12,000