#1 LONG BEACH STATE VS. #4 FRESNO STATE Long Beach State (37-19) The Dirtbags are 37-19 and are the top seed in the Long Beach regional. LBSU boasts the Coach of the Year in Mike Weather, tri-Pitcher of the Year Andrew Liebel and co-Player of the Year in first baseman Shane Peterson. Peterson led the […]
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 […]
Aman Reaka and myself have been accumulating a bunch of questions from our readers over the past few weeks about the upcoming MLB draft. We have picked out the five best questions that have been sent to us and have answered them below.
Our good friends over at The Nickel Block check in with an article on Oregon State head coach Pat Casey who has been rumored to be moving on to a new job over the last year. The most recent rumors have him getting a little bit tired of the expectations of winning the National Championship […]
The Pac-10 Conference concluded the 24 game conference season this Memorial Day Weekend and after defeating Arizona on Thursday night, the Arizona State Sun Devils clinched their second straight conference title. Stanford finished second, UCLA finished third. Arizona, CAL, Washington, Oregon State, USC and Washington State wrap up the standings. Five Pac-10 schools were selected […]
ASU’s Kipnis Named Pac-10 Baseball Player of the Week and UCLA’s Murphy Named Pitcher of the Week This is the first weekly honor for Kipnis and Murphy’s third. Media Release (Walnut Creek, CA) – Arizona State redshirt sophomore outfielder Jason Kipnis has been named the Pacific-10 Conference Baseball Player of the Week and UCLA junior […]
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE INDIANAPOLIS – The NCAA Division I Baseball Committee announced the 16 regional sites for the 62nd annual NCAA Division I Baseball Championship.
CBB News Sources Title on the Line in Regular Season Finale LONG BEACH— Long Beach State’s Bryan Shaw picked up his eighth save, getting the final two outs in the ninth after Jonathan Jones’ two-run double completed a three-run eighth, forcing a Sunday finale for the Big West Championship, following a 8-6 win over No. […]
Former MLB Third Baseman Scott Brosius has led Linfield College (34-11) to the Division III National Championship Tournament. (The Oregonian) How does Brett Wallace’s season rank in ASU history? (Pitchfork Nation) Are conference tournaments really necessary in college baseball? (The Nickel Block) Ohio State’s season ends in disappointment (The Buckeye Nine) Recruiting in Southern California […]
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCES (DURHAM, N.C.) – USA Baseball announced today the names of the 50 semifinalists for the 2008 USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award (GSA). This year will mark the 31st consecutive year that the USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award has been presented to the nation’s premier amateur baseball player.