Here is your National Recap for April 11th. Rodon overused; Duke defeats NC State 2-0 behind Van Orden The top story of the night was the absolute criminal overuse of Carlos Rodon by the NC State coaching staff in the Wolfpack’s 2-0 defeat to Duke. Rodon was working on short rest and threw 134 pitches […]
Whether they grow up playing hardball, stickball or whiffle ball, kids cling to the same fantasy: they’re standing in the backyard or the schoolyard, and they envision themselves in the jersey of their favorite team. Jake Sabol was one of those kids. He first beat the odds as a preferred walk-on at Central Michigan University […]
Western Michigan (9-8)-Miami (Ohio) (8-9) Friday, 6 p.m. – (Steve Laudicina vs. Seth Varner) Saturday, 3 p.m. – (Chad Mayle vs. Nathan Williams) Sunday, 1 p.m. – (Keegan Akin vs. Ryan Powers) The Matchup Western Michigan has been sizzling hot lately winning seven of their last eight games, including a series win over Butler last […]
Western Michigan (7-7)-Maine (4-11), Northeastern (4-8) and Georgetown (3-7) Game 1 – WMU: 2 Northeastern: 1 (10). WP – Derek Schneider LP – Burcroff. WMU starter Steve Laudicina pitched 8.1 innings, only giving up 1 ER on 6 hits and 4 walks, while striking out 6. Schneider pitched 1.2 innings of relief not allowing a […]
Northern Illinois at #5 Oregon State The Matchup Northern Illinois has not made it easy on themselves this season, taking on some of the best teams in the country. This weekend they’ll face their toughest test of the year as they take on Oregon State (10-3). The Huskies overall record of 1-8-1 doesn’t describe the […]
Eastern Michigan (4-7) vs. #30 Kentucky (9-2) Game 1 – EMU: 2 Kent- 8. LP-Jake Andrews WP-A.J. Reed. Kentucky pitching held EMU hitters to only three hits. Two EMU errors led to seven unearned runs in the fifth by the Wildcats.
MAC Series of the Week Eastern Michigan Eagles (4-4) vs. Kentucky Wildcats (6-2) The Matchup Eastern Michigan started out the year on a high note by taking down then ranked #16 Clemson 6-5 before dropping the last two games of the series 5-3 and 9-7. They then went on to take two-out-three from UT-Martin in […]
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE CLEVELAND, Ohio – 2013 Regular Season Champion Kent State was picked to repeat as MAC East Division & Tournament Champions, the Mid-American Conference announced Wednesday. Ball State, last year’s MAC Tournament runner-up was picked to win the West Division. The Flashes garnered four votes to win this year’s MAC Tournament, while […]
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE AKRON, Ohio – Four teams that competed in the NCAA tournament last season and the annual Diamond Classic for the Kids at Canal Park in downtown Akron highlight the 2014 University of Akron baseball schedule, third-year head coach Rick Rembielak announced.