Category Archives: America East

2014 CBD Top 100 Countdown: 6. Sean Newcomb (Hartford)

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Sean Newcomb (Photo courtesy of Hartford Media Relations)

College Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the 2014 college baseball season by checking in on the Top 100 Players in the country. We will be adding players day-by-day until we get to number one!

Number 6 on the countdown is Hartford junior LHP Sean Newcomb. The Middleboro, Massachusetts native attended Middleboro High School where he went 9-0 with a 0.46 ERA and three saves as a senior in 58 innings pitched. Continue reading

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2014 America East Preseason Coaches Poll

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BinghamtonSlidingCAMBRIDGE, Mass. — For the first time in America East baseball history, two teams were selected as co-preseason favorites as Binghamton University and Stony Brook University tied atop the 2014 preseason coaches’ poll. Both teams received three first-place votes and 31 points in a vote of the league’s head coaches, who were not allowed to vote for their own team. Continue reading

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Lowell Spinners to host America East Tourney through 2017 Season

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LOWELL, Mass. – The America East Conference, the Lowell Spinners and the University of Massachusetts Lowell announced today that LeLacheur Park in Lowell, Mass., will host the America East Baseball Championship for the next four years from 2014-2017. The park acts as the home of Boston Red Sox single A affiliate Lowell Spinners as well as America East member UMass Lowell. Continue reading

Albany releases 2014 Schedule

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AlbanyBaseball.jpgALBANY, N.Y. – The University at Albany baseball program has announced its 2014 season schedule, which will feature 56 games including a four-game series at Hawaii, and 18 home contests. Head Coach Jon Mueller will lead the Great Danes in his 15th season at the helm.

For the second straight year, the Great Danes will open up in Cary, N.C. at the USA Baseball Complex, Feb. 14-16. There, UAlbany will take on Canisius, St. Joseph’s, Butler, and Monmouth. Continue reading

Maine releases 2014 Schedule

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EricWhiteMaine2ORONO, Maine– Series with the University of Miami and Clemson University highlight a competitive non-conference University of Maine baseball schedule, released recently. Following the series with Clemson, Maine plays 15 games in Florida before returning north for the always challenging America East Conference slate.

“The 2014 schedule is set up for us to be challenged early physically and mentally to prepare us for our America East conference games as we come back to the northeast,” said Maine head coach Steve Trimper. Continue reading

Top 100 Countdown: 76. Mike Urbanski (Binghamton)

Mike_UrbanskiWe continue the countdown today with number 76, Binghamton pitcher Mike Urbanski. In his sophomore season with the Bearcats, Urbanski made 16 relief appearances and finished with a 2-1 record. In 19 innings, the 6’4” right- hander gave up only 17 hits and struck out 16 batters, while posting a 4.74 ERA. The 2013 Bearcats staff was far from perfect but did show signs of promise down the stretch as they won the America East Conference Tournament. Urbanski led the team in appearances and his .243 batting average against was good for 5th on the staff. Continue reading

2014 Top 100 Players Countdown: 100. Alex Calbick (Maine)

AlexCalbickMaineCollege Baseball Daily kicks off our countdown to the start of the 2014 College Baseball season by checking in on the Top 100 Players in the country. We will be providing one player per day until we reach number 1.

The first player on the list checking in at number 100 is Maine infielder Alex Calbick. The Burnaby, British Columbia native attended Burnaby Secondary school where he hit.390 as a senior with one home run and 38 RBI and as a junior, batted .333 with a home run and 29 RBI while being a member of the Canadian Junior National Team. Continue reading

2014 Hartford Scout Day Observations

Sean Newcomb (Photo by Steve McLaughlin, Hartford Athletic Communication)
Sean Newcomb (Photo by Steve McLaughlin, Hartford Athletic Communication)

The rain held out just long enough at Fiondella Field on Thursday, Sept. 8th for the Hawks to showcase their talent in front of Major League scouts. “It’s a great opportunity for our guys to get on the radar early”, said Head coach Justin Blood. After finishing 17-36 in the 2013 campaign, the Hawks look to up their game and get on a winning track. Continue reading