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Area Code Baseball -Day 2 update

Area Code Baseball
Area Code Baseball

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Texas Rangers 6 Washington Nationals 4

Unlike Tuesday night’s pitching gem, the action on Wednesday morning started off with fireworks. The batters were ahead of the pitchers for a change, as both teams scored in the first inning. FULL STORY

Milwaukee Brewers Blue 3, Oakland Athletics 0

Entering Wednesday’s noon game, everybody in attendance at Blair Field knew the Brewers Blue club yielded heavy lumber. So it wasn’t a surprise that they drew first blood. Designated hitter John Altobelli (Woodbridge, Irvine, Calif.) led off the game with a single. Outfielder Jake Marisnick (Poly, Riverside, Calif.) was up next and drove in the leadoff hitter with a triple to the gap in left centerfield. With one out, Cameron Garfield (Murrieta Valley, Murrieta, Calif.) lined a single to right to score Marisnick as the Brewers were quickly in business. FULL STORY

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OSU’s Oliver continues to wait for reinstatement

Andrew Oliver BY MATT STRASEN, THE OKLAHOMAN
Andrew Oliver BY MATT STRASEN, THE OKLAHOMAN

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Andrew Oliver’s attorney says his client will be there when State starts classes next week. The real question is, will Oliver return to the mound for the Cowboys?

Until late spring, Oliver was OSU’s pitching ace, a sophomore left-hander capable of carrying the Cowboys to the College World Series. In the last two years, Oliver had become such a hot prospect that Scott Boras, one of the most powerful agents in baseball, wanted him as a client.

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NBC World Series Update – Day 5

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Panthers get by Stars

August 6, 2008

Kevin Wyman scored twice and Matt Kucharski drove in a pair of runs as Crestwood (IL) closed out Day 5 of the 74th National Baseball Congress World Series with a 4-1 win over the San Diego (CA) Stars. The Panthers scored single runs in the second, third, eighth and ninth innings to support the work of Dan Atkenson and three relievers.… Read More »

Graham Strikes Out 8 in Loss

August 6, 2008
Derby’s starting pitcher Ben Graham struck out 8 in his 5 2/3 innings of work, but suffered the loss as the Twins hitters could not put anything together. The game between Derby and Conejo was a pitcher’s duel came down to the team whose bats came through in the clutch and Conejo did just that as they won 4-3. The Oaks had 12 hits scattered… Read More »

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Texas Collegiate League Playoffs- Marshals 5 Bombers 2

LHP Sam Strickland-Brazos Valley Bombers
LHP Sam Strickland-Brazos Valley Bombers

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Bryan-College Station, TX (August 5, 2008) –

The Bombers hit the road for their first playoff game of the 2008 season, but not without some difficulties. The game was delayed for over an hour due to transportation issues and the Bombers were unable to recover. Sam Strickland pitched effectively for the Bombers but was unable to find any run support as the Bombers came up on the short end of the stick 5-2.

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Area Code Baseball-Day 1

Area Code Baseball
Area Code Baseball

Area Code Baseball got under way yesterday at Blair Field in Long Beach State. In the morning all the players were put through a Player Evaluation / SPARQ Testing that was wrap up by 3:00.

Rangers 5- White Sox 4

They First game started at 4pm pitting the Texas Rangers Area Code team against the Chicago White Sox Area Code Team. The Rangers defeated the White Sox 5-4 behind some clutch hitting and Josh Turley came into to pitched the final two innings and close the door on the White Sox. Full Story
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NBC World Series Update

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Pilots Soar Past Diamondjaxx

Anchorage run-ruled South Tulsa 10-0 in five innings with three runs in each of the 1st, 2nd and 5th innings and one in the 4th. The Glacier Pilots were led by Brian Harr as he went 2 for 3 with three RBI’s. Luke Yoder scored three times. Tyler Henry goes all five innings for Anchorage striking out 7 and giving up only 3 hits.Anchorage advances to…Read More »

Gunnison Wins Wild One In 10

Gunnison came from behind twice to defeat Park City Rangers 4-3 in 10 innings. There were 8 batters hit by a pitch and 1 really bizzare play that had everyone confused. In the eight inning, with Park City down 3-2, they had the bases loaded with no one out. Tanner Stevenson flied out to center field. Stevenson kept running and was…Read More »

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The TCL Playoff Will Start on August 5th

Texas Collegiate League
Texas Collegiate League

First Round of Playoffs Set for Marshals

The McKinney Marshals begin the Texas Collegiate League (TCL) playoffs on Tuesday, August 5 in College Station against the Brazos Valley Bombers. The Marshals will return home to host the second and third (if necessary) games of the best-of-three series on Wednesday, August 6 and Thursday, August 7. FULL STORY

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Valley League Baseball Playoffs 7/31

Josh Mcquade Staunton
#21 Josh Mcquade Staunton Braves

Thursday’s Games

Staunton 6, Winchester 1, Staunton wins series 2-1

Blake McDade’s three-run homer in the first inning staked Staunton to the early lead, and the Braves’ pitching did the rest Thursday, as Staunton rolled past the Winchester Royals 6-1 to advance to the semifinals of the Valley Baseball League playoffs. FULL STORY

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CBB Column: Top 30 Prep Players in Texas

Everett Williams- McCallum High School- Austin, Texas
Everett Williams- McCallum High School- Austin, Texas

This is only a small list of the boys that play at a very high caliber in the State of Texas. These prep players are in the mist of trying to make a difficult decision on where to play for the next 3 years. Some have already made that decision and some are still deciding. Once they have made a commitment to a school then comes along the draft and then they have to make a tougher decision on rather to go pro or to go to College for the next three years. Trying to come with a list of boys is not an easy task so, I put these boys in Alphabetical order. Whose to say which player is the #1 player in the state all they way to #30.

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