In our weekly installment with The Pulse on Campus on Thursday, I had a chance to talk with Tyler Pyburn about some of the top stories of the past week and some series to watch this weekend. Check out the video below. Continue reading Checking in with The Pulse On Campus (Video)
The last two years the story around college baseball was about the composite bats and how certain schools were rolling the bats to get more power out of the bat. On Sunday, when the South Carolina Gamecocks visited Clemson, South Carolina’s Jackie Bradley Jr. hit a homer in the first inning. Clemson catcher Spencer Kieboom picked up the bat as Bradley Jr. was rounding the bases where he recognized that the bat was hot to touch. Clemson head coach Jack Leggett came out to question the bat with home plate umpire Randy Harvey, who is a veteran in the industry. After a brief discussion, Bradley Jr. and the Gamecocks were allowed to continue to use the bat. Continue reading Is Bat Warming the new “Bat Rolling”?
In our weekly installment with The Pulse on Campus, Tyler Pyburn has Brian Foley on to talk about some of the surprises of the early season, good and bad, as well as the series to watch this weekend. Video after the jump.
- Texas State starter Mitchell Pitts looked great with his command, striking out seven batters over six innings, giving up two runs on two hits and one walk.
- Texas State 1B Casey Kalenkosky was 3-3 today with two runs, two RBI and a double. Kalenkosky was a JUCO All-American last season at Cisco Junior College Continue reading Big 12 Recap (February 18)
The NCAA released a study on the amount of time a student-athlete spends on their specific sport during the season. NCAA rules state that coaches can take only 20 hours a week of their players’ time, regardless of the sport. The amount of time an athlete spends on their sport came under scrutiny with Michigan football recently being sanctioned for the practice time violations. Continue reading NCAA Survey delves into Practice Time
The NCAA released their 2010 NCAA Baseball Attendance Figures which is led by four SEC schools. The LSU Tigers lead the pack with an average of 10,673 fans in 37 games. Arkansas comes in second with 7,704 fans while Ole Miss comes in third with 6,759 fans edging out fourth place South Carolina by an average of one fan. Texas is the first non-SEC school in fifth place with an average of 6,571 fans. You can check out the rest of the Top 50 below. Continue reading 2010 NCAA Baseball Attendance Leaders
Mike Zhe of Seacoastonline.com reports that there will be a new collegiate summer baseball league in New England called the Futures Collegiate Baseball League. The league will have teams on Martha’s Vineyard, the Seacoast NH area, Nashua NH, and one to three more teams for the 2011 season. The league is expected to expand in the 2012 season as they try to take on the NECBL as being the second best collegiate league in New England. Continue reading Futures Collegiate Baseball League Announced
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE
CHARLESTON, S.C. – CSU baseball player Will Bedenbaugh was killed in a single-car accident late Saturday night near his home in Prosperity, S.C., when his car ran off the road.
“Charleston Southern University and especially our CSU Baseball family are very saddened by the loss of Will Bedenbaugh,” said Buccaneer Head Coach Stuart Lake. “Will was a very special person to his teammates and coaches. He was a part of our very first recruiting class here that has done many great things on the field, in the classroom and community. We will honor Will throughout this 2011 season and in the future. He will forever be a part of CSU Baseball.”
Continue reading Charleston Southern’s Bedenbaugh Killed in Car Accident
The Metrodome in Minnepolis collapsed this morning after having heavy snow fall on the roof. The dome holds many college baseball games during the season in addition to being the early season home for the Minnesota Gophers. You can check out video from the collapse below. Continue reading Metrodome Collapses (Video)
ABC Action News out of Tampa recently ran an excellent feature on younger baseball players in there teenage years having ulnar collateral ligament aka “Tommy-John” surgeries after being overused during Little League and other year round travel team leagues. The feature makes the argument for pitch counts for young players. Continue reading Tommy John Surgery