RENO, Nev. – Nevada head baseball coach Jay Johnson has announced the team’s 2015 schedule, which features 27 homes games, marquee nonconference meetings and the Mountain West Tournament at Peccole Park. “We are very excited about the challenges our schedule presents to our team,” said Johnson. “Our players are getting a top level Division I […]
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The Mountain West will honor former San Diego State head coach and student-athlete Tony Gwynn with the naming of the Conference’s Baseball Player of the Year Award. The leagues’ head baseball coaches made the recommendation at their annual meeting in August, and with the MW Joint Council’s recent approval, the change […]
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – “Nowhere to breathe.” That’s how UNM head baseball coach Ray Birmingham described his team’s 2015 schedule, which was officially released Tuesday.
SCOOP: Tom Kunis will return to San Jose State as the pitching coach. Formerly was at Cal Poly, Stanford, & SJST in same role — CB Daily (@CB_Daily) September 5, 2014
College Baseball Daily has learned that San Diego State will announce later today that Executive Head Coach Mark Martinez will be named the head coach of the Aztec program. Martinez will take over the Aztec program after the death of former head coach Tony Gwynn.
LAS VEGAS (UNLVRebels.com) – UNLV baseball head coach Tim Chambers released his 2015 schedule on Monday and a total of 30 regular-season games will be played at Earl E. Wilson Stadium, which is six more than last season, while the Rebels will be on the road for 25 games. Matchups with nationally prominent teams from […]
New Mexico head coach Ray Birmingham and LSU shortstop Alex Bregman both spent the summer as members of the USA Collegiate National Team. Birmingham served as an assistant coach this summer while Bregman served as the everyday shortstop. Bregman and Birmingham though had a connection together as Bregman is from New Mexico.
Yesterday, Tony Gwynn died at age 54. Gwynn finally lost his battle with cancer stemming from smokeless tobacco usage. I wasn’t surprised. During my last couple of trips to San Diego to cover the University of San Diego and Gwynn’s San Diego State team, I had been told Tony was struggling and getting worse rather […]
FROM PRESS RELEASE SAN DIEGO – San Diego State head baseball coach Tony Gwynn has died of cancer at 54. Gwynn’s sweet left-handed swing made him one of San Diego’s best-loved athletes. He was nicknamed “Mr. Padre” during his 20-year major league career. “For more than 30 years, Tony Gwynn was a source of universal […]
Oregon State 6 UNLV 1 CORVALLIS, Ore. – Senior Ben Wetzler pitched a complete-game four-hitter and Oregon State eliminated UNLV 6-1 on Sunday to remain in contention for the Corvallis Regional title. Wetzler struck out 10 and raised his record to 12-1 with his school-record 36th career victory. He is 8-0 with a 0.66 ERA in eight home starts […]