Category Archives: General CBB News

Kyle Long in some more trouble

We all know about Kyle Long withdrawing from Florida State due to academic issues but news comes to light today. NBC 29 of  Charlottesville Virginia is reporting that Long was driving the wrong way on a street where he was pulled over. He failed two sobriety checks and was taken into custody. When he arrived at the police station, he took a breathalayzer test where he had a BAC of 0.10. Continue reading

CBB Top 50??

Lost Power
Lost Power

If you have been looking for the CBB Top 50 for today we regret to inform you that our Editor Brian Foley lost power last night due to the major Ice Storm that hit the North East and is still with out power. I am sure it was a cold night for Brian. If you have any questions or concerns you may contact us. Our emails are listed on the right side with our names. Brian, hopes to have his power back sometime this weekend but you never know.
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Peterson released from Hospital

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Steve Peterson (Courtesy of Middle Tennessee Media Relations)
Steve Peterson (Courtesy of Middle Tennessee Media Relations)

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Middle Tennessee’s head baseball coach Steve Peterson has returned home after open heart surgery last week.

Peterson went home on Saturday and is resting comfortably under his doctor’s care.

“I appreciate all of the thoughts and prayers for me and my family during this time from the Middle Tennessee family and Murfreesboro community,” Peterson said. Continue reading

Steve Peterson undergoes surgery

Head Middle Tennessee baseball coach Steve Peterson underwent quintuple bypass heart surgery on Monday
Head Middle Tennessee baseball coach Steve Peterson underwent quintuple bypass heart surgery on Monday

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Head Middle Tennessee baseball coach Steve Peterson underwent quintuple bypass heart surgery on Monday.

Family members indicated the surgery was successful and Peterson is recovering at a local hospital.
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UNLV Fall World Series Game 4 Recap

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Matt Hutchison (Courtesy of UNLV Media Relations)

LAS VEGAS – Behind the strong pitching of Matt Hutchison, the Black team earned another win on Wednesday in the Red-Black World Series, which is being played at Earl E. Wilson Stadium.

Hutchison did not give up a hit in 3.1 innings of work as the Black team won 7-1, improving to 3-1 in the seven-game series with the Red team. He did allow one run, however, as he walked five batters to go along with three strikeouts. Continue reading

2009 Mohegan Sun World Baseball Coaches Convention Announced

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Trey Hillman highlights 2009 Convention
Trey Hillman highlights 2009 Convention

UNCASVILLE, CT – Kansas City Royals Manager Trey Hillman, Boston Red Sox Pitching Coach John Farrell and Trinity College National Champion Collegiate Coach Bill Decker are three of the nearly 30 featured presenters at the 2009 Mohegan Sun World Baseball & Softball Coaches’ Convention. Continue reading

NCAA changes measure of bat performance

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The NCAA Baseball Research Panel, a group charged with maintaining the protocol for testing baseball bats in the college game, has recommended changes to the means for measuring performance in those tests.

The panel recommended replacing the “ball exit-speed ratio” with a “ball-bat coefficient of restitution” or BBCOR, because the latter eliminates discrepancies with different length bats and is a more direct measure of bat performance. At its meeting in July, the NCAA Baseball Rules Committee, which oversees and determines the actual performance level of bats, approved the new protocol and established the performance standard based on data collected from available wooden bats.
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