For a pitcher who had not started a game this season until June 2, Chad Hollingsworth is making it look simple. Starting his second elimination game of the postseason, the right-hander tossed 8 1/3 scoreless innings in leading Texas past UC Irvine, 1-0, in the College World Series at TD Ameritrade Park. Continue reading
As we reported yesterday, Arkansas Little Rock has started an independent investigation into the baseball program which is facing the following allegations:
- Inappropriate language
- Sexual harassment
- Physical assaults on players
- Coaches drinking with players
- Inebriated coaches
- Violations of NCAA regulations
The full statement from the UALR Chancellor Joel Anderson is below: Continue reading
OMAHA, Neb. – Vanderbilt scored the most runs yet at the 2014 Men’s College World Series and beat UC Irvine 6-4 in the winner’s bracket at TD Ameritrade Park Omaha. Continue reading
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
College 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
DALLAS – The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association 19th annual Division I All-America baseball squads (first, second and third teams) again features a cavalcade of the nation’s elite players in 2014.
The balance in the talent on each of these three teams again indicates the close competition among 302 DI schools for the coveted eight places in the June 14-25 NCAA World Series starting Saturday at TD Ameritrade Park. Continue reading
LYNCHBURG, VA. (NCBWA) – University of Miami catcher Zach Collins and College of Charleston right-handed pitcher Bailey Ober have been named the 2014 National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association National Freshman Hitter and Pitcher of the Year recipients, as announced by the organization today.
CHARLOTTESVILLE – The Virginia baseball team advanced to the 2014 NCAA College World Series with an 11-2 victory over Maryland in the decisive Game 3 of the Charlottesville Super Regional, Monday night at Davenport Field. The Cavaliers (49-14) advance to the third College World Series in school history, all in the past six years (2009, 2011). Continue reading
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Sunday’s game at Hawkins Field unfolded in memorable and historic fashion for the Vanderbilt baseball team: It started with an offensive explosion and ended with a dogpile.
The Commodores clinched a spot in the College World Series by posting a 12-5 victory over Stanford in Game 3 of the Super Regional before a sold-out, mostly Commodore-crazed crowd of 3,626. The victory, which was propelled by a five-run first inning and the stellar relief pitching of freshman Hayden Stone, sends Vanderbilt (46-19) to Omaha, Neb., for next week’s College World Series, where the Commodores will face Louisville in their opener on Saturday. Continue reading