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SoCal Roundup: No. 1 Fullerton Upended

It only took until Day Two for the list of undefeated Southern California teams to trim to just one (not including UC Santa Barbara, who has yet to play).

But the team with a still unblemished record is not No. 1 Cal State Fullerton or fellow top 10 squad, UCLA. Instead it is the USC Trojans, who have needed 26 innings to determine a pair of games with Northwestern.

USC isn’t the only team playing extra baseball early on. Five of the SoCal games went into extra innings this afternoon.

We’ve got your quick roundup of all the action, plus photo galleries from around the Southland.

Washington State 9, #1 Cal State Fullerton 7 (11 innings)

The Titans clawed back from a 7-3 deficit to tie the game in the eighth inning, but in the ninth inning when Fullerton had an opportunity to collect a walk-off win after J.D. Davis tripled with one out, the Titans couldn’t get the job done. Continue reading

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SoCal Roundup: Portland Upsets UCLA, 1-0

A very intriguing Opening Day with several tight, nail-biting games making the first day of college baseball action in Southern California one to remember.

We’ve got your quick roundup of all the action, plus three photo galleries from around the Southland.

Portland 1, #9 UCLA 0

Travis Radke and the Portland bullpen outdueled new UCLA Friday starter James Kaprielian (5 IP, 5 H, ER, 2 BB, 7 K). Shane Zeile had two of the Bruins’ four hits. Worse than the loss was the bad news delivered after the game: Continue reading

Fresno State releases 2014 Schedule

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fresnodogpile1FRESNO, Calif.- After a much anticipated wait, Fresno State head baseball coach Mike Batesole announced the 2014 spring schedule on Tuesday. The season’s first pitch is set for Friday, Feb. 14 on the road at UC Irvine of the Big West, while the first chance the catch the `Dogs at Beiden Field will be on Tuesday, Feb. 18 versus Grand Canyon, newly joined to the Western Athletic Conference. Continue reading

Northern Colorado announces 2014 Schedule

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UNCBears2011ScheduleGREELEY – A change in conference alignment means the Northern Colorado baseball team will get to travel to some new destinations in 2014, as well as host some new faces at Jackson Field.

The Bears joined the Western Athletic Conference in July and the goal of this season is to qualify for the post-season tournament and get a chance at the automatic berth into the NCAA Championship – the first opportunity for the team since returning to Division I. Continue reading

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CSU Bakersfield releases 2014 Schedule

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BakersfieldSchedulePhoto_thumb.jpgBAKERSFIELD, Calif.–Bakersfield head baseball coach Bill Kernen announced the 2014 Roadrunner schedule Dec. 9.

The Roadrunners begin the campaign with a three-game series against the defending Horizon League Champion, UW-Milwaukee Feb. 14-16. The ‘Runners will play five teams; UC Santa Barbara (Feb. 18, May 6), Towson University (Feb. 21-23), Cal Poly (Apr. 1, Apr. 15), Oklahoma (away, Apr. 4-6), and Kansas State (away, Apr. 22-23) that made the 2013 NCAA Tournament. The Sooners and the Wildcats were Super Regional participants. Continue reading

Seattle University announces 2014 Schedule

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DonnyHarrelSeattleU_thumb.jpgSEATTLE, Wash. – Seattle University head baseball coach Donny Harrel has finalized the 2014 Redhawk baseball schedule, a 54-game regular season schedule that includes 21 home games.

The Redhawks will begin the 2014 campaign with 13 consecutive road contests, starting with four-game weekend series at UC Davis (Feb. 14-16) and at Cal State Northridge (Feb. 21-23). From Feb. 27 through March 1, Seattle U will face BYU at Bruce Hurst Field in St. George, Utah, followed by a midweek series at Oregon March 4-5. Continue reading

CBD Top 100 Countdown: 81. Sutter McLoughlin (Sacramento State)

SutterMcLoughlinSacStCollege Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the 2014 College Baseball season by checking in on the top 100 players in the country. We will be providing one player per day until we reach number 1.

We continue the list today at number 81 with Sacramento State RHP Sutter McLoughlin. During his freshman season with the Hornets, McLoughlin joined designated hitter Chris Lewis as the first freshmen in program history to be All-WAC first team selections. He shattered the single-season program record and led the WAC (Western Athletic Conference) with 17 saves and had just two blown saves all season. The right-hander made 28 appearances which was good for third most in a season in program history. McLoughlin went 1-3 in 38.1 innings pitched with an opponent batting average of only .196. Continue reading

2014 Top 100 Players Countdown: 87. Jorge Lopez (Grand Canyon University)

College Baseball Daily kicks off our countdown to the start of the 2014 College Baseball season by checking in on the top 100 players in the country. We will be providing one player per day until we reach number 1.

We continue the list today at number 87 with Grand Canyon University pitcher Jorge Perez. Last season, Perez went 8-4 with a 2.86 ERA in 16 games with 15 starts for the Antelopes, collecting three complete games. Perez was named to the NCAA Division II West Region Championship All-Tournament Team after allowing just 2 earned runs in 12 innings, including a complete-game victory over Sonoma State and his first career save in the championship-clinching win over Chico State. He also tossed a complete game versus Coker College in GCU’s 10-2 win at the NCAA Division II Baseball Championships.

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Sacramento State releases 2014 Schedule

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Sac_State_Baseball_12-13SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Sacramento State baseball team will play an unprecedented four games at Raley Field, including one against 2013 College World Series semifinalist Oregon State, to highlight the 2014 schedule announced by head coach Reggie Christiansen. The Hornets will play a total of 32 of their 56 regular season games at home, the team’s most home dates since 2008. Continue reading