Category Archives: SEC

#10 Georgia Tech beats in-state rival #11 Georgia 9-4

ATLANTA, Ga. — Junior DH Luke Murton went 4-for-5 with a home run and 3 RBI today to lead the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (26-7, 9-6 ACC) to a 9-4 victory over in-state rival Georgia Bulldogs (20-12, 9-3 SEC). Freshman SS Derek Dietrich added three hits, and freshman Deck McGuire pitched 5 2/3 solid innings to improve to 5-0 on the season. Georgia Tech remains undefeated against mid-week opponents.

The Bulldogs were led by shortstop Gordon Beckham who went 2-for-3 with a run and a walk.

Georgia Tech next faces Miami (27-3, 12-1 ACC) in Atlanta this weekend. Georgia returns to Athens to take on Kentucky (26-5, 7-5 SEC). Continue reading #10 Georgia Tech beats in-state rival #11 Georgia 9-4

ACC Recap for 4/9

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCES

FAU 6 Miami (FL) 3

CORAL GABLES, FL – Florida Atlantic right-hander Michael Obradovich struck out a season-best seven batters, allowing just three runs in eight outstanding innings and All-America candidate William Block hit two home runs in the Owls’ 6-3 win over No. 1 Miami.

Florida Atlantic (19-11) bolstered its 2008 resume with a road win over the nation’s best team. FAU is averaging 41 victories per season since 1999, during that span the Owls have qualified for NCAA Regional play six times. Continue reading ACC Recap for 4/9

CBB and StatStud.com Players of the Week for April 7th

The College Baseball Blog and StatStud.com have teamed up this season to bring a weekly award for the top players in the last week. We will select one pitcher and hitter every week throughout the regular season. This week Aaron Crow of the University of Missouri is our selection for Pitcher of the Week while Collin Cowgill of Kentucky grabs the Player of the Week award. Continue reading CBB and StatStud.com Players of the Week for April 7th

Kentucky grabs series victory

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCES
LEXINGTON, Ky. — Marcus Nidiffer and Chris McClendon tallied three hits each, as the No. 10 Kentucky baseball team utilized seven runs over its final four innings, erasing a 6-2 Mississippi State lead, securing the series win with a 9-8 victory over the Bulldogs on a beautiful Sunday afternoon in front of 2,696 fans at Cliff Hagan Stadium. Continue reading Kentucky grabs series victory

SEC Recap for 4/6

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCES

Game 1: Mississippi State 6 Kentucky 5
Game 2: Kentucky 13 Mississippi State 4

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Mississippi State and Kentucky split a Southeastern Conference baseball doubleheader Saturday afternoon at Cliff Hagan Stadium on the UK campus. The Bulldogs rallied from a four-run deficit to take a 6-5 victory in the opener. The Wildcats cruised to a 13-4 victory in the second game. The two teams play the rubber game of the weekend three games series at noon CT Sunday.

MSU saw a three-game win streak snapped in the second game. The Bulldogs are now 14-16 overall and 3-8 in conference play. Kentucky, who lost at home in for the first time this year Saturday, is now 24-5 and 6-5. The 10th-ranked Wildcats are now 19-1 at home this season. Continue reading SEC Recap for 4/6

Kentucky set to host Mississippi State

The Kentucky Wildcats are set to host the Mississippi State Bulldogs this weekend in a key showdown between SEC rivals. The Wildcats enter with a 23-4 record and 5-4 in the SEC after knocking off Western Kentucky on Wednesday by a score of 7-3. They lost the final two games last weekend in Columbia SC to the University of South Carolina to drop their conference record to 5-4. The Wildcats are undefeated at home accumulating an 18-0 record in the friendly confines of Cliff Hagan Stadium. Continue reading Kentucky set to host Mississippi State

PG Top 2009 Recruiting Classes

Perfect Game has put out their top Recruiting Classes for the 2009 season with Arizona State University ranked in the Top spot. The top recruit for the Sun Devils is Eric Hosmer as he is one of eleven players ranked in the Top 200 in the country to sign with Pat Murphy’s squad. The Georgia Bulldogs are listed in the runner’s up spot as they have signed 20 players with Michael Palazzone as the top recruit in the class. North Carolina comes in with another strong class after their second consecutive CWS championship series appearance. Continue reading PG Top 2009 Recruiting Classes

ACC Recap for April 2nd

Miami (FL) 13 FIU 2

MIAMI, Fla. – Sophomore right-hander David Gutierrez no-hit Florida International for the first three innings and No. 2 Miami erupted for 11 runs during those innings as the Hurricanes cruised past the Golden Panthers, 13-2, at University Park Wednesday night. Miami improved to 23-2 matching the best start ever by a Jim Morris coached team at UM. Continue reading ACC Recap for April 2nd

Cowgill hits two homers, Cohen wins 300th game

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LEXINGTON, Ky. — All-America centerfielder Collin Cowgill belted two mammoth home runs and Sawyer Carroll added three RBI, as the No. 10 Kentucky baseball team notched a 7-3 win over the pesky Western Kentucky Hilltoppers, securing head coach John Cohen’s 300th career win, on Wednesday night, in front of a season-high 2,549 fans at Cliff Hagan Stadium. Continue reading Cowgill hits two homers, Cohen wins 300th game

Mid-Week Game Notes

We have some interesting Mid-Week games coming up on Tuesday which is highlighted by Clemson and Georgia playing a home and home series. The College of Charleston will play against cross town rival Charleston Southern while Alabama will play two games against UAB, Ohio State plays Toledo, Coastal Carolina will play against Wake Forest and Elon. The South Florida Bulls will head on the road to take on UCF on Tuesday before returning home to face Bethune-Cookman. Continue reading Mid-Week Game Notes