LEXINGTON, Ky. — Rick Eckstein, the hitting coach for the Washington Nationals for five seasons and most recently the player information coach for the Los Angeles Angels, has been hired as Kentucky’s new assistant coach, it was announced by UK head coach Gary Henderson on Monday. Continue reading Kentucky names Rick Eckstein as Assistant Coach
Andy Demetra of Spurs and Feathers has an excellent longform read on how a South Carolina and Florida matchup in 2011 redefined the odds. Continue reading Andy Demetra: A Game that Redefined the odds
STARKVILLE, Miss. – Mississippi State Athletics unveiled the Dudy Noble Field Master Plan on Tuesday, an ambitious $40 million facility project that aims to remake the Bulldogs’ home ballpark into the finest in college baseball.
The Jackson, Miss., design team of Wier Boerner Allin Architecture and national baseball stadium experts Populous, in consultation with MSU alum Janet Marie Smith, has produced the proposed Dudy Noble Field Master Plan concept. Populous has designed 20 of Major League Baseball’s current 30 ballparks, in addition to TD Ameritrade Park Omaha, home of the NCAA Men’s College World Series. Continue reading Mississippi State announces Dudy Noble Field Master Plan
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. Continue reading LSU’s Bregman and New Mexico’s Birmingham experience Team USA Summer
The LSU Tigers have released their 2015 Schedule which features 34 home games and an appearance in the Houston College Classic.
The Tigers open the season on February 13th when Big 12 member Kansas Jayhawks head to Baton Rouge for the start of a three game set. Following a mid-week home game against Nicholls State, LSU will host Boston College of the ACC for another three game series. Continue reading LSU releases 2015 Schedule
Legendary Tulane shortstop Andy Cannizaro was named as the recruiting coordinator and assistant coach at LSU today by head coach Paul Mainieri.
LSU beat writer Randy Rosetta wrote a fantastic profile on Cannizaro today. Continue reading Tulane Legend Cannizaro heads to LSU
LEXINGTON, Ky. — Kentucky two-way star AJ Reed has been selected as the 2014 Golden Spikes Award winner, given annually to the top amateur player in the nation by USA Baseball, making Reed a unanimous pick as the national player of the year, it was announced on Thursday in Los Angeles during ESPN’s SportsCenter. Continue reading AJ Reed wins 2014 Golden Spikes Award
At the plate, the Kentucky junior pitcher and first baseman had a stellar .336 batting average with 23 home runs and 73 RBIs. In the field, he recorded a .992 fielding percentage. And on the mound, he posted a 12-2 record with a 2.09 ERA and 71 strikeouts in 112 innings. Continue reading Kentucky’s A.J. Reed wins 2014 John Olerud Two-Way Player of the Year Award
LUBBOCK, Texas — The National College Baseball Hall of Fame is proud to announce Aaron Nola as the winner of the 2014 National Pitcher of the Year Award, sponsored by Diamond Sports.
The LSU junior had an outstanding 23-2 record with a 1.47 ERA in 2014. In 116 1/3 innings pitched, he had 134 strikeouts, a .172 opponents’ batting average, and gave up just four home runs. Continue reading Aaron Nola wins 2014 National Pitcher of the Year Award
Vanderbilt RHP Brian Miller won the 2014 College World Series last night with the Commodores. As the Disney saying goes, what are you going to do next? He decided to propose to his girlfriend. You can check out video of the proposal below. Continue reading Vanderbilt’s Brian Miller wins 2014 College World Series and Proposes