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Gary Regional Preview

With regional play starting up this week and Omaha right around the corner it’s the most exciting time of the year for college baseball. Year after year, June never fails to prove that anything can happen on the road to Omaha. Now that the field is set, the craziness begins with regionals. Here is my preview detailing everything you need to know about the Gary Regional. Continue reading

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2012 CBD Mid-Major Poll (May 28th)

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Purdue (44-12) ends the 2012 regular season as the #1 Mid-Major. The Boilermakers will make their first NCAA appearance since 1987 and will host (Gary, Indiana) a regional as announced Sunday. Purdue went 3-0 on their way to winning the Big 10 tourney title with a win over Ohio St and two wins over Indiana including a 6-5 win in the title game. Continue reading

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CBD Journal with Western Illinois (May 22nd)

Halfway through the season Coach Villano started sending us video clips and questions to help us understand ourselves and what we were trying to accomplish this season. I will always remember one of the first ones he sent, of a speech by Kirk Cousins of Michigan State. He addressed over and over what a privilege it is to be an athlete and what an honor it is to represent something bigger. I speak for each of my teammates and anyone that competes with Western on their jersey, that it is a privilege to be a Leatherneck. Continue reading

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CBD Mid-Major Poll (May 21st)

By: Aaron Kirby
TCU (35-17) stays at #1 for the 3rd consecutive week. The Horned Frogs went 3-1 on the week, winning 1-0 at Oklahoma Tuesday and winning 2 of 3 vs San Diego St in MWC play. TCU finished the regular season tied for 1st with New Mexico at 18-6 in the MWC. Continue reading

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2012 CBD Mid-Major Poll (May 7th)

By: Aaron Kirby
TCU (29-16) slides up 2 spots to take over #1 for week 12. The Horned Frogs went 3-1 on the week beating Oklahoma 4-3 Tuesday and winning 2 of 3 vs New Mexico in MWC play. TCU and New Mexico are now tied atop the MWC standings at 13-5 and having split their 6 games. Continue reading

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2012 CBD Mid Major Poll (April 30th)

By: Aaron Kirby
Purdue (34-7) is #1 for the 5th consecutive week. The Boilermakers went 3-1 on week, winning 3-2 at Illinois St on Tuesday and winning 2 of 3 from Michigan St in Big 10 play. Purdue has a 3 ½ game lead in Big 10 and steps out of conference play this weekend for HUGE series at UCLA. Continue reading

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2012 CBD Mid Major Poll (April 23rd)

Purdue (31-6) remains on top for 4th consecutive week. The Boilermakers won 12-2 at Illinois-Chicago Wednesday before they traveled to Nebraska in the Big 10 series of year to date. Purdue took game 1 Friday 8-5 and Nebraska evened series Saturday with an 8-3 win. Purdue won the series with an 8-3 win of their own on Sunday. With the series win Purdue sits in first place in Big 10, 3 ½ games ahead of Michigan St and Minnesota, at 12-3. According to warrennolan.com Purdue’s RPI is 11 which have them in very good position to host a regional. They can add to that resume in the next 2 weeks when they host Michigan St and then travel to UCLA for 3 game series May 5th-6th. Continue reading

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2012 CBD Mid Major Poll (April 16th)

By: Aaron Kirby
Purdue (28-5) remains at #1 for the 3rd consecutive week. The Boilermakers have won 8 games in row including 4-0 this week with 15-2 win at Ball State Wednesday and sweeping Illinois in Big 10 play. Continue reading

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2012 CBD Mid Major Poll (April 9th)

By: Aaron Kirby
The top 3 remain the same with Purdue (24-5) staying at #1 for second week in row. The Boilermakers had a perfect 4-0 week including sweeping their Big 10 series at Northwestern…………….. Continue reading

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2012 CBD Mid-Major Poll (March 19th)

By: Aaron Kirby

For the second week in a row there is a new #1. TCU (11-6) moves up 2 spots to take over the top spot. The Horned Frogs had a perfect 5-0 week, beating Texas Tech on Tuesday, winning at UTSA Wednesday and sweeping UNLV on the road to open Mountain West play.

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