Was this the game that turns Texas season around? Could this jump start them to the Tournament?? The verdict is still out them but, this was a game in the right direction for Texas. Everything Texas did went their way in this non-conference game against Texas State. Texas State came into the game batting .336 as a team but, Kenn was entertaining other ideas on the out come of this game. Kasparek threw 113 pitches with 9 strike outs 12 ground ball outs and that would just leave 6 fly balls for the outfield. The tempo of the game started in the first inning when SS David Hernandez went deep into the hole to take away a hit threw out the lead off batter at first. After that Kenn was able to throw any pitch where he wanted it. Continue reading Kasparek throws 20th no hitter in school history as Texas wins 11-0
The College Baseball Blog made the trip on Saturday to Cambridge to see the Harvard Crimson take on the Dartmouth Big Green in the final Ivy League home games for the Crimson on the year. The Big Green entered the weekend with a magic number of three to clinch the Red Rolfe Division with the Yale Bulldogs in second place. Continue reading CBB Visit: Dartmouth at Harvard (Doubleheader)
The victory was the eighth in the past nine game for the Roadrunners, who moved their record to 29-12 on the season. It also marked the first win against Texas since a 14-10 victory on April 18, 2006, at Wolff Stadium and the last victory at Disch-Falk since an 11-10 decision on Feb. 9, 1999. The Longhorns fell to 24-17 in dropping their fifth straight home game.
The College Baseball Blog made the trek out to UMass on Saturday to see the Minutemen host the A-10 leading Charlotte 49ers. The Minutemen entered the game with an 11-16 record while 4-9 in the conference. The 49ers entered with a 28-8 overall record and 10-3 in conference play. Continue reading CBB Visit: Charlotte at UMass
ATLANTA, Ga. — Georgia Tech took an early 2-0 lead off an RBI single from Derek Dietrich and a solo home run from Tony Plagman, but Miami’s offense proved to be too powerful for the Yellow Jackets as Miami came back to win 9-3. Hurricanes first baseman Yonder Alonso went 3-for-4 on the day with a home run and 2 RBI. Center fielder Blake Tekotte continued his hot streak, going 2-for-5 today and 9-for-15 on the series.
David Gutierrez pitched 6 strong innings for the Hurricanes to earn the victory. Georgia Tech starter Zach Von Tersch lasted only 4 2/3 innings, giving up 5 runs. Continue reading Miami completes sweep over Georgia Tech
ATLANTA, Ga. — One day after the death of Georgia Tech pitcher Michael Hutts, the Yellow Jackets took the field and played 2 against the country’s top-ranked team. The combination of a distracted Yellow Jacket team and the potent Hurricanes offense led to two Miami victories, 10-5 in the first game and 15-5 in the second.
Center fielder Blake Tekotte led the Hurricanes, going 7-for-10 in the two games, scoring 6 runs. Second baseman Jemile Weeks and catcher Jason Hagerty both went 5-for-9 in the doubleheader. Starting pitchers Chris Hernandez and Enrique Garcia took the wins for the Hurricanes. Continue reading #1 Miami sweeps doubleheader against #10 Georgia Tech
The College Baseball Blog made an appearance at Shea Field today to see the final game of the Boston College-FSU game on Saturday. The game was moved up to Saturday after torrential rains never came down in the Boston area. The Seminoles won Game 1 of the series 8-6 and Game 2 by a score of 4-3. Continue reading CBB Visit: FSU at BC (Game 3)
ATLANTA, Ga. — Junior DH Luke Murton went 4-for-5 with a home run and 3 RBI today to lead the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (26-7, 9-6 ACC) to a 9-4 victory over in-state rival Georgia Bulldogs (20-12, 9-3 SEC). Freshman SS Derek Dietrich added three hits, and freshman Deck McGuire pitched 5 2/3 solid innings to improve to 5-0 on the season. Georgia Tech remains undefeated against mid-week opponents.
The Bulldogs were led by shortstop Gordon Beckham who went 2-for-3 with a run and a walk.
Georgia Tech next faces Miami (27-3, 12-1 ACC) in Atlanta this weekend. Georgia returns to Athens to take on Kentucky (26-5, 7-5 SEC). Continue reading #10 Georgia Tech beats in-state rival #11 Georgia 9-4
The College Baseball Blog went down to Brockton MA to take in a doubleheader between Boston College and Duke. The Eagles swept the doubleheader with a 3-2 victory in game one and a 6-0 shutout in Game 2. Continue reading CBB Visit: BC sweep over Duke
ATLANTA, Ga. — Chris Hicks earned his 7th save of the season to help lead Georgia Tech (24-5) to a 5-4 victory over East Tennessee State (6-21). The Yellow Jackets scored the first 5 runs of the game before the Buccaneers answered with 4 runs of their own, including 3 solo home runs. Luke Murton hit a two-run double to start the Yellow Jackets scoring, but 3 ETSU errors on a single play allowed Tech to score what turned out to be the deciding run.
Georgia Tech remains undefeated in mid-week games this season, but has a tough stretch of games coming up. They first head to Cary, NC, for a 3-game series against the North Carolina Tar Heels before returning home for a mid-week game against the Georgia Bulldogs and a weekend series against the Miami Hurricanes. East Tennessee State returns to the Atlanta area this weekend to take on the Kennesaw State Owls. Continue reading #14 Georgia Tech hangs on, beats East Tennessee State 5-4