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Coaching News and Notes for July 29TH

Here are some Coaching News and Notes for July 29th.


Vanderbilt’s Xavier Turner ruled ineligible for rest of season

Vanderbilt third baseman Xavier Turner has been declared ineligible for a violation of NCAA regulations and will not participate in the remainder of the College World Series, effective immediately. Vanderbilt’s baseball program and Department of Student Athletics are in NCAA compliance. The university, Department of Student Athletics and the baseball coaching staff will have no further comments.

UC-Irvine Andrew Morales named 2014 Senior Class Award Winner

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (June 19, 2014) – All-American pitcher Andrew Morales from the University of California, Irvine has been selected as the 2014 Senior CLASS Award® winner in baseball. To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must be classified as an NCAA Division I senior and have notable achievements in four areas of excellence – community, classroom, character and competition. Continue reading

San Diego State coach Tony Gwynn Passes Away

TonyGwynn.jpgSAN DIEGO – San Diego State head baseball coach Tony Gwynn has died of cancer at 54.

Gwynn’s sweet left-handed swing made him one of San Diego’s best-loved athletes. He was nicknamed “Mr. Padre” during his 20-year major league career.

“For more than 30 years, Tony Gwynn was a source of universal goodwill in the national pastime, and he will be deeply missed by the many people he touched,” Major League Commissioner Bud Selig said.

Gwynn had been on a medical leave from his job as baseball coach at San Diego State, his alma mater, since late March. Agent John Boggs said Gwynn died Monday at a hospital in suburban Poway. Continue reading

CBD and Visit Omaha Giveaways


CBDLogoCollege Baseball Daily and Visit Omaha have teamed up to offer five prize packs for our readers. To enter the contest you must form below in this post or tweet using the hashtag #cbdgiveaway. You can do both and double your chances of winning!

We will be picking a winner at random on Saturday, June 14th, June 17th, June 19th, June 21st, and the final prize will be given out at the start of the Championship Series.  Continue reading