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Conference USA Weekend Preview

East Carolina (17-12, 6-3) @ #14 Rice (21-10, 9-3)
This matchup will feature one of the most anticipated matchups of the year as top pitching prospects Jeff Hoffman and Zech Lemond will square off on Friday night. ECU had won 7 games in a row before losing to N.C. State during the week. Rice is coming off a weekend series loss to MTSU and mid-week loss to Texas. These teams are 2nd (Rice) and 4th (ECU) in the conference in pitching so expect this to be a tight, low-scoring series. Rice is still dominating the conference despite its recent series loss, while ECU could prove a lot by picking up a couple of wins this weekend. Continue reading

High School Junior Isiah Gilliam declared Eligible for 2014 MLB Draft

Parkview (GA) High School junior Isiah Gilliam has been declared eligible for the 2014 MLB Draft according to several sources inside of MLB organizations. He started his high school career at Shiloh high school before transferring to a christian school and currently at Parkview. He received his GED this past December. He was determined to be eligible since it is now four years after entering high school as a freshman. Gilliam is expected to be a first round pick of the upcoming draft and this will be a developing story over the next couple of days.