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2013 Tallahassee NCAA Regional Day 2 Recap

MitchGaspardAlabama_thumb.jpgAlabama 3 Savannah State 2

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Alabama baseball team held on for a 3-2 win over the Savannah State Tigers in an elimination game in the NCAA Tallahassee Regional on Saturday afternoon from Dick Howser Stadium. Alabama will play on Sunday against the loser of the winner’s bracket game between Florida State and Troy. Continue reading

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2013 Starkville (MS) NCAA Regional Day 2 Recap

MississippiStateTeamMeeting2Central Arkansas 6 Mercer 5 (11 innings)

Starkville, Miss. – Playing in their sixth elimination game in the past eight days, the Central Arkansas Bears showed that the threat of neither elimination nor rain was enough to put them away. The fourth-seeded Bears overcame a rain delay and a comeback attempt to win their first ever NCAA tournament game, defeating the third-seeded Mercer Bears by a final score of 6-5 in eleven innings to keep their season alive for at least one more day. Continue reading

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2013 Chapel Hill NCAA Regional Day 2 Recap

FAULogo.jpgFlorida Atlantic 14  Canisius 6

BOCA RATON, FL – Florida Atlantic University’s baseball team, ranked No. 23 nationally by Baseball America, used the strong arm Austin Gomber, who moved to 8-4 on the season, and the hot bats of seniors Nathan Pittman and Corey Keller to defeat Canisius 14-6 in Saturday’s elimination game of the Chapel Hill NCAA Tournament. The victory improved FAU’s record to 40-21 on the season, the fourth time in 10 seasons and the first under the direction of Head Coach John McCormack that the Owls have posted at least 40 wins.  Continue reading

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2013 Baton Rouge Regional Day 2 Recap

LouisianaLafayetteLouisiana Lafayette 15 Jackson State 1

BATON ROUGE – An offensive explosion in the late innings highlighted the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team’s 15-1 victory over Jackson State in the first elimination game of the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional here Saturday afternoon at Alex Box Stadium/Skip Bertman Field.

The Cajuns (42-19) responded from being held to two runs on four hits on Friday against Sam Houston State by collecting 15 runs on 19 hits against Jackson State, registering two four-run innings – in the fifth and eighth inning – and a six-run inning in the ninth. The 14-run margin of victory marked the largest victory in the NCAA Baseball Championship for the Cajuns. Continue reading

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2013 Baton Rouge Regional Day 1 Recap

MasonKatzCelebrationFeaturedLSU 11 Jackson State 7

BATON ROUGE — Mason Katz was 2-for-2 with three runs and four RBI, as the top-seeded LSU baseball team (53-9) went against the script but advanced past Jackson State on Friday afternoon at Alex Box Stadium, 11-7. Continue reading

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2013 Starkville Regional Day 1 Recap

SouthAlabamaSouth Alabama 9 Mercer 4

STARKVILLE, Miss. – Anthony Izzio scattered seven hits and allowed just one run in six innings pitched to lead the second-seeded University of South Alabama baseball team to a 9-4 win over third-seeded Mercer in the opening round of the NCAA Starkville Regional at Dudy Noble Field.

Izzio (4-0) struck out five and issued one walk to earn his fourth consecutive win in as many appearances. It also marked South Alabama’s first NCAA Regional win since 2006. Continue reading

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2013 Chapel Hill NCAA Regional Day 1 Recap

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Towson 7 FAU 2

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Senior righthander Mike Volpe earned his tenth victory of the season and senior catcher Andrew Parker blasted a monstrous three-run homer as the Tigers (30-28) continued their magical post-season with a 7-2 victory over No. 23 Florida Atlantic (39-21) in the first round of the NCAA Regional Tournament at Boshamer Stadium on Friday afternoon. Continue reading

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CBD Around the Horn (May 31st)

TraeSantosFeaturedPhotoHere are some highlights from May 31st which is the first day of play in the 2013 NCAA Tournament. I will update this page throughout the day with notes on games that have completed. As always, for the most up to date information follow us on Twitter @CB_Daily. You can check out our 2013 NCAA Regional Central Page with links to each regional by clicking hereContinue reading

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2013 Tallahassee NCAA Regional Preview

FSUFeaturedFor the 30th time in school history, Florida State’s Mike Martin Field will play host to the NCAA’s Tallahassee Regional. Though the Seminoles are easily the strongest side in the four-team field, the regional features some talented bats and stringent arms. Continue reading