Category Archives: Big West

Toreros get back on Winning Track

The San Diego Toreros got back on the winning track on Tuesday with a 5-3 victory over Long Beach State. Freshman third baseman Victor Sanchez of San Diego went 3-3 with two homers and drove in three runs. LBSU starter Manny McElroy was rocked around in 3.1 innings for all five runs on six hits and two walks. His record drops to 0-1 on the year San Diego reliever Matt Couch picked up his first victory of the year to even his record at 1-1 while AJ Griffin picked up his first save of the season by pitching the final two innings where he only allowed one walk.

Long Beach State Recap
San Diego Recap

Fullerton takes TCU Series

FORT WORTH, Texas (Feb. 24, 2008) – Clint Arnold’s bid for a game-tying three run home run in the ninth fell just shy of leaving the ballpark and the No. 14 Cal State Fullerton Titans held on for the 7-4 series clinching win. The Titans scored three times in the final two innings to break a 4-4 tie as they handed TCU its first series loss in almost two years.

A passed ball in the top of the first inning proved costly as the Titans jumped out to an early 2-0 lead. Josh Fellhauer singled to lead off the game and moved to second when Jeff Newman was hit by the pitch. Both runners moved up 90 feet on the passed ball and Gary Brown drove in the first run of the game with a ground out to short. A Corey Jones sacrifice bunt pushed the lead to 2-0.

TCU Recap
Fullerton Recap

Conference USA Recap for 2/23

We will be providing Daily Recaps on Conference USA throughout the season. All the recaps are excerpts from the Press Releases. Click on the respective schools link at the bottom of the recap for the full release.

Southern Miss 6 Lipscomb 3

HATTIESBURG, Miss. – The Southern Miss hitters started cold but rallied to overcome a early 3-0 deficit to win 6-3 Saturday evening in front of 3,322 fans at Pete Taylor Park. Continue reading

ACC Recap for 2/23

The College Baseball Blog continues our tradition of bringing our readers a daily recap on ACC action. All the schools were in action on Saturday with a total of 19 games taking place. Continue reading

TCU evens series with Fullerton

FROM PRESS RELEASE
FORT WORTH, Texas (Feb. 23, 2008) – An impressive effort on the mound from three TCU pitchers helped the Horned Frogs even the series against No. 14 Cal State Fullerton. Steven Maxwell tossed seven strong innings and was backed up with solid efforts from Tyler Lockwood and Andrew Cashner to lock down the 4-2 victory. The Frog offense took advantage of Titan errors to score three unearned runs. Continue reading

Thoughts on Opening Day

I will check in as often as I can throughout the year to bring our loyal readers some highlights from various games across the country. Our first installment is below.

We had one of the best games in recent memory between Rice and Long Beach State last night which was won by the Dirtbags 1-0 in ten innings. Rice pitcher Ryan Berry went seven strong innings while allowing five hits and striking out eight batters. Long Beach starter Andrew Liebel outpitched Berry as he lasted eight innings also only five hits and one walk while striking out 11 batters. Continue reading

BIG 12 Recap from Friday 2/22

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I will be providing the recaps of the games from the BIG 12 this season along with the press releases from those Schools.

No. 15 Bears Ware Out Purdue 2-1 Landis Ware’s two-run home run provided the offense, and Kendal Volz struck out 10 as No. 15 Baylor defeated Purdue 2-1 in Friday night’s 2008 season opener at Baylor Ballpark. This was the first-ever meeting between the Bears (1-0) and the Boilermakers (0-1) in baseball. It came in the Bears’ 300th game at Baylor Ballpark.

Ware, who earned the start at second base only because 2007 Freshman All-American Raynor Campbell is out with an injury, made good use of the opportunity, going 2-for-3 on the night. He doubled down the right-field line in his first at bat to lead off the third inning, but it was his seventh-inning at bat that decided the game. Paul Miles drew a two-out walk and stole second. On the next pitch, Ware turned on an inside fastball for the game-deciding home run.

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Conference USA Recap for 2/22

We will be providing Daily Recaps on Conference USA throughout the season. All the recaps are from the school’s press releases.

Central Florida 17, Florida A&M 1

ORLANDO, Fla. (www.ucfathletics.com) – A festive crowd of 1,282 ventured to Opening Day at Jay Bergman Field Friday and had a lot to cheer about as UCF routed Florida A&M, 17-1. The Knights’ 17 runs tied a school record for most in a season-opener, as they also Continue reading

Around the Nation (College Newspaper edition)

We continue to bring you some of the best articles from student newspapers from around the nation.

The ASU Web Devil: Many questions
The ASU Web Devil:  Changes to Pitching Rotation
Boston College Chronicle: Getting Ready for the Season
The California Aggie (UC Davis): Rex Peters interview
Ka Leo O Hawaii (Hawaii): Bows looking for respect
The Daily Kansan (Kansas): Jayhawks adding new arms to Bullpen
The Battalion (Texas AM): Childress looks to Improve
The Battalion (Texas AM): Thebeau looking to Impress
The Battalion (Texas AM): Stouffer wants a Championship
The Daily Barometer (Oregon State): Ogata getting a chance
The Daily Reveille (LSU): Mainieri looking to youngsters
The Cavalier Daily (UVA):  Young Outfield for Cavs

ACC Weekend Preview for Feb. 22nd-24th

We enter the opening weekend of the College Baseball season. We will be bringing you an ACC weekend preview throughout the regular season and during the postseason will have previews of every regional. The biggest highlight of the weekend is Wake Forest heading out to Pepperdine for a three game set. We have a great preview on every ACC in our conference preview section broken off by divisions. The Atlantic Division preview is available here and the Coastal Division is available here. I will be updating this post as more information becomes available. Continue reading