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2009 All-ACC Baseball Teams and Individual Awards

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GREENSBORO, N.C. (theACC.com) – North Carolina junior first baseman Dustin Ackley, who keyed the Tar Heels to an Atlantic Coast Conference Coastal Division title and a top-five national ranking, has been named the 2009 ACC Baseball Player of the Year. Continue reading 2009 All-ACC Baseball Teams and Individual Awards

Using Numbers instead of Signs?

The San Francisco Chronicle has a good article about a growing trend in College and High School baseball. Everyone that has seen a few different college teams have seen how some college teams communicate with calling pitches with a number system and teams have now tried to bring that over to the offensive side of the game.

I personally think this is a fine idea as it is easier for the players to recognize the numbering system but it does slow the game down. What do you think? Continue reading Using Numbers instead of Signs?

D3 Regionals: Fahey’s gusty performance not enough to save Engineers

MANSFIELD Conn. – Senior Conor Fahey’s decision to miss graduation almost paid off for WPI.

Almost.

Two days after throwing 140 pitches against Suffolk in the opening game of the New England Regional of the NCAA Division III tournament, the righthander hurled 163 gutsy pitches over eight and a third innings in a elimination game against top seeded Eastern Connecticut, on a day when his classmates received their diplomas. Continue reading D3 Regionals: Fahey’s gusty performance not enough to save Engineers

D3 Regionals: Warriors slay feisty Eagles

MANSFIELD Conn.- The Eastern Connecticut Warrior’s powerful offense flexed its muscles against Husson, proving to be too powerful for even the scrappy Eagles to overcome.

Eastern crushed four home runs among its eighteen hits and knocked Husson out of the Division III New England Regionals with a convincing 18-3 win. Continue reading D3 Regionals: Warriors slay feisty Eagles

D3 Regional: Gilblair silences Huskies

MANSFIELD Conn. – A day after getting it done at the plate, Shawn Gilblair was dealing on the mound.

The senior drove in four runs with his bat in Thursday’s 13-2 win over Suffolk, but it was his arm that guided Eastern Connecticut to 7-2 win over Southern Maine that knocked the Huskies from the New England Regional of the NCAA Division III Tournament. Continue reading D3 Regional: Gilblair silences Huskies

D3: Fiesty Eagles rally to knock out Babson

MANSFIELD Conn. – Down 4-0 before they came to bat against Babson, Husson had little reason to be concerned.

The scrappy Eagles once again battled back for the third time in as many games, hustling their way to six runs in the fourth and three in the fifth to come away as 10-6 winners over the eighth seeded Beavers (23-19) in an elimination game at Eastern Connecticut Stadium. Continue reading D3: Fiesty Eagles rally to knock out Babson

D3 Regional: Bayer leads Trinity over Southern Maine

MANSFIELD Conn. – In matchup between two conference pitchers of the year, runs figured to be tough to come by.

And they were.

Trinity senior Jeremiah Bayer, the NESAC Pitcher of the Year, and Southern Maine senior Tim Therrian (9-1), the Little East Pitcher of the Year, locked in a scoreless dual until the fifth, when the third seeded Bantams scored the first of their six runs on the game, which would be all would need to move to 2-0 in New England Regional of the NCAA Division III Tournament. Continue reading D3 Regional: Bayer leads Trinity over Southern Maine

Big East Recap for May 9th

Here is the Big East Recap for May 9th.

Game 1: West Virginia 15 Cincinnati 9
Game 2: West Virginia 9 Cincinnati 2

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Senior Joe Agreste and freshman left-hander Jonathan Jones had stellar performances to lead the West Virginia University baseball team to a doubleheader sweep over Cincinnati on Saturday at Hawley Field.

Agreste’s four-RBI effort led the Mountaineers (33-14, 15-8) to a 15-9 victory in a back-and-forth battle in game one, and Jones (6-1) held a powerful Cincinnati offense to just one run on seven hits while striking out seven in 7.1 innings pitched in WVU’s 9-2 win in game two. Continue reading Big East Recap for May 9th

TexAgs Radio: Extra Innings Texas A&M Baseball Show

Photo courtesy of Wildmen03, TexAgs.com
Texas A&M head coach Rob Childress and Sam Houston State head coach Mark Johnson exchange lineups before their mid-week game. (Photo courtesy of Wildmen03 at TexAgs.com)

TexAgs.com writer Gabe Bock, Texas A&M color analyst Scott Clendenin, and former Texas A&M All-American Trey Moore have a weekly radio “Extra Innings Texas A&M Baseball  Show” where they analyze the current baseball squad as well as discuss past performances.  This week, the crew discusses former coach Mark Johnson’s 21 year career at Texas A&M, recap his return to Olsen Field on Tuesday night, and take a peek ahead at this weekend’s big-time showdown with rival Texas. Continue reading TexAgs Radio: Extra Innings Texas A&M Baseball Show

Big East Recap for May 2nd

Here is your Big East Recap for May 2nd.

Cincinnati 4 South Florida 2

TAMPA, Fla. – Senior Michael Hill (Proctorville, Ohio/Fairland) pitched eight innings and struck out eight men leading the University of Cincinnati baseball team to a 4-2 win over USF Saturday night at Red McEwen Field. The UC win handed USF its first home loss in conference play. Senior Jake Geglein (Cincinnati, Ohio/McNicholas) entered the game in the ninth inning and retired the side in order earning his seventh save of the season. The save also gave Geglein nine career saves in BIG EAST-only action, which is tied for 10th in BIG EAST history. Continue reading Big East Recap for May 2nd