FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE Led by Most Valuable Player A.J. Pollock of the Falmouth Commodores and the trio of hard-hitting catcher Tommy Medica, infielder Joseph Sanders and pitcher Chris Manno of the league champion Harwich Mariners, the 2008 All-League Team has been announced by Cape Cod Baseball League Commissioner Paul Galop.
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE YPSILANTI, Mich. — Jay Alexander, the head baseball coach at Wayne State University for the past six seasons, has been named head baseball coach at Eastern Michigan University, EMU Director of Athletics Dr. Derrick Gragg announced today. Alexander takes over the head coaching duties from Jake Boss Jr. who left July […]
The Great Lakes Summer Collegiate Baseball League is please to announce its award winners for Week Five of GLSCL action: Pitcher of the Week: Tyler Wilson – Delaware Cows, RHP, Midlothian, VA (University of Virginia) Tyler Wilson, a freshman from the University of Virginia, became the second Delaware Cow to be named pitcher of the […]
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE VBL Week Seven Players of the Week Max Most, Staunton, OF, Jr., Port Washington, N.Y. (Old Dominion) Most was an on-base machine for the Braves, reaching safely in 20 of 29 plate appearances for a .690 on-base percentage. The ODU Monarch led the league with a .571 batting average, going 12-for-21 […]
FROM CCBL RELEASE Coca-Cola Player of the Week It was a week to remember for Harwich catcher/DH Mark Fleury (North Carolina). The 6-foot, 202-pound junior-to-be at UNC went on an offensive tear for the Mariners, batting .462 during the week ending July 20 and being chosen Coca-Cola Player of the Week. The honor came one […]
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE EAST LANSING, Mich. – Jake Boss Jr., who in his first season at Eastern Michigan led the Eagles to the 2008 NCAA Tournament, has been named Michigan State University’s 16th head baseball coach. Boss, the 2008 Mid-American Conference Coach of the Year, will be formally introduced by MSU Athletics Director Mark […]
By: Thomas Nelshoppen of The Baseball Zealot We start to see some players shine in day 2 at Ann Arbor. Players like Arizona’s C.J Ziegler and Kentucky’s Sawyer Carrol really came through for their teams. But first, some unfinished business between Michigan and Kentucky from the night before. Michigan 7 Kentucky 5 Michigan and Kentucky […]
By Thomas Nelshoppen of The Baseball Zealot Weather had played major tricks to us college baseball fans in the Midwest. There must have been a record number of postponements, cancellations and suspensions. Unfortunately, the rains came to Ann Arbor Friday evening and interfered with the Regional games. At least, Arizona and Eastern Michigan got their […]
By: Thomas Nelshoppen of The Baseball Zealot Last week at the Big Ten Tournament, Michigan’s bat boy was wearing a jersey with “692” on the back of it. The reference was lost on me till later when I read that is the exact mileage from Ann Arbor to Omaha. When you set your goals, set […]
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCES OXFORD, Ohio – A day after letting a 16-5 lead get away in the ninth, Kent State corrected the wrong with an 8-6 win over Miami Saturday at McKie Field.