CORAL GABLES, Fla. – One day after his team officially opened fall practice, University of Miami head baseball coach Jim Morris unveiled the Hurricanes’ 2015 baseball schedule Tuesday.
Miami, the reigning ACC Regular Season Champions, will embark on a 55-game schedule that includes 35 home games inside Alex Rodriguez Park at Mark Light Field. The Hurricanes finished the 2014 season with a 44-19 overall record and a 24-6 mark in conference play. Continue reading
Wallace Community College head coach Mackey Sasser had an excellent career with the New York Mets going but once he got into a collision at the plate, he started to have problems throwing the ball back to the pitcher. ESPN 30 for 30 did an excellent feature on Sasser that can be checked out below. Continue reading
The Wright State Raiders have released their 2015 season which features a season opening tournament hosted by Belmont. They will take on the Bears and the Toledo Rockets twice each. Continue reading
The NCAA announced on late Tuesday evening several changes to college baseball with most of them regarding the use of replay and minor changes including the color of the foul poles. The big change though was that the hitter must make an attempt to get out of the way of a pitch. The exact wording is below. Continue reading
The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel approved a rule change that will allow umpires to conference on whether or not a fielder caught a ball in the outfield. The current rules allowed umpires to conference on certain calls but they have now added catches in the outfield to the criteria. Continue reading
The NCAA recently released the 2014 NCAA Division I Intercollegiate Athletics Programs Report. Here are some of the key figures from the reports. These are the Median Numbers for the FBS, FCS, and Non-Football Schools for the 2013 fiscal year. Continue reading
The NCAA Champion Magazine had a great feature on the Washington State Sports Science Lab which is testing the new technology in college baseball. Continue reading
As we have written about off and on over the last couple of seasons, former Boston College baseball player Pete Frates has been diagnosed with ALS or more commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. He has taken this diagnosis to raise awareness for the disease and raise money for research.
The latest way he has raised awareness is through the Ice Bucket challenge. Unless you have been living under a rock, this has been blowing up your Facebook feed. Mine especially since I have some personal connections to Boston area athletes/celebrities.
Here are a few samplings from players/coaches around the nation taking part. You can donate to the cause by clicking here. If you have taken the challenge tweet at us @CB_Daily with your video or comment below. Continue reading
OOTP 2015…What can I say?
If you are into Baseball this is the game for you as it includes over the last 100 years of MLB baseball while including many foreign leagues around the world.
The game features many different ways of playing from calling every every pitch or just serving as the General Manager of the squad. It is so much fun to take over the legendary lineup of the 1927 Yankess featuring Ruth and Gehrig or the Philadelphia Athletics. Continue reading