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
Miami (FL) 13 FIU 2
MIAMI, Fla. – Sophomore right-hander David Gutierrez no-hit Florida International for the first three innings and No. 2 Miami erupted for 11 runs during those innings as the Hurricanes cruised past the Golden Panthers, 13-2, at University Park Wednesday night. Miami improved to 23-2 matching the best start ever by a Jim Morris coached team at UM. Continue reading
ATLANTA, Ga. — Georgia Tech scored 11 unanswered runs to rally back from a 6-2 deficit and beat the Buccaneers of East Tennessee State 13-6. Catcher Jason Haniger and first baseman Tony Plagman hit home runs for the Yellow Jackets. Charlie Blackmon and Brad Feltes added two hits each. Center fielder Jacob Fabry led the Buccaneers with 3 hits.
Game 2 of the mid-week series continues Wednesday at 6pm. Freshman RHP Brandon Cumpton (1-0, 4.88) takes the mound for the Yellow Jackets, facing ETSU’s senior LHP Matt McGahey (0-1, 6.91) Continue reading
The College Baseball Blog and StatStud.com have teamed up this season to bring a weekly award for the top players in the last week. We will select one pitcher and hitter every week throughout the regular season. This week Brandon McClurg of Lipscomb University is our selection for Pitcher of the Week while Trent Lockwood of UT-San Antonio grabs the Player of the Week award. Continue reading
Hofstra 12 Coppin State 3
Hempstead, NY- Hofstra scored three or more runs in the first three innings during which Matt Kougasian had four RBI and Nick Panzarella had three RBI as the Pride defeated Coppin State, 12-3, Wednesday afternoon. With the victory the Pride improve to 8-16 while the Eagles fall to 3-23.
Hofstra jumped out to a three-run lead in the first inning. After the first three runners reached base for the Pride, Kougasian drove a run home with a sacrifice fly for the first run. One batter later Panzarella delivered Hofstra’s only hit of the inning to bring home two and increase the lead to 3-0. Continue reading
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Miami (FL) 7 Bethune-Cookman 6
CORAL GABLES, Fla. – Freshman catcher Yasmani Grandal drove in the game-winning run after junior Dave DiNatale hit a two-run game-tying single in the bottom of the eighth as No. 2 Miami rallied to defeat Bethune-Cookman, 7-6, Wednesday night at Mark Light Field. Junior right-hander Carlos Gutierrez tossed the final inning to record his fifth save for the Hurricanes, who improved to 19-2 on the season. Continue reading
Our good friend Jarred Amato of The Sports VU has written up a great recap of the Commodores 7-3 victory over Belmont University. He has some great thoughts on the Vanderbilt program and got some great quotes from head coach Tim Corbin. The full article is available here.
ATLANTA, Ga. — Junior outfielder Charlie Blackmon drove in the winning run in the bottom of the 8th as part of a 4-RBI evening to lead the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets to a 7-6 victory over the Mercer Bears. Freshman Jeff Rowland added two hits, and closer Chris Hicks earned his 6th save of the season.
Mercer was led by right fielder John Dortch and first baseman Mike Armstrong, each with 3 hits for the Bears. Continue reading
Freshman pitcher Deck McGuire threw 7 shutout innings and freshman shortstop Derek Dietrich and senior team captain Brad Feltes both hit monstrous home runs to left-center to lead the #17 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets to a 10-0 victory over the Owls of Kennesaw State. Continue reading