Category Archives: Interviews with Players

CBB Visit: Bucknell sweeps Doubleheader to win Patriot League Crown

DougShribmanBucknell The Holy Cross Crusaders entered the final day of the Patriot League Championship Series with a 1-0 lead in the best of three series.

Game 2 of the series (first game on Saturday) saw Holy Cross send Matt Shapiro to the mound with a 4-3 record and a 5.33 ERA while Bucknell countered with Trey Frehler who was 4-6 with a 6.82 ERA.

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Interview with Garrett Regan of Oklahoma City

Garrett ReganGarrett Regan is a Senior first baseman for the Oklahoma City University Stars, currently ranked #3 in the NAIA and leading the Sooner Athletic Conference. Garrett is batting .366 with six home runs and 39 RBI. He was drafted in the 50th round out of high school. The Stars have a key matchup at Lubbock Christian this weekend.

Bob Broughton, CBB: How did you get from Calgary to Oklahoma City University?

Garrett Regan: OCU Coach Keith Lytle and my coach from the Prairie Baseball Academy, Blair Kubicek, have known each other a long time and while I was playing in Lethbridge they needed an outfielder here at OCU. So basically, Coach Kubicek is the reason I have gotten the opportunity to play down here. Continue reading Interview with Garrett Regan of Oklahoma City

CBI talks with West Virginia shortstop Jedd Gyorko

JeddGyrokoWVPhil Stanton of College Baseball Insider has an excellent interview with West Virginia shortstop Jedd Gyorko. He finished last season with a .421 batting average, eight homers, and 58 RBI. He played this past summer in the Cape Cod Baseball League where he hit .323 with five homers and 18 RBI as he was named a CCBL All-Star and Baseball America’s fourth best prospect in the league. I rated Gyorko as the 61st best player in the country. (FULL ARTICLE).

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Ga Tech’s Skole and Plagman talk to WREK Report

GTPlagman Kyle Tait from The Ramblin’ WREK Report recently sat down with Georgia Tech senior first baseman Tony Plagman and Sophomore third baseman Matt Skole. They discuss the upcoming 2010 season for the Yellow Jackets. Skole and Plagman also discuss how important their experience in the Cape Cod Baseball league was to their development and how they got the nickname of Bash Brothers.

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Florida State Fall Focus: Stephen McGee

StephenMcGeeFSU Florida State Media Relations Student Assistant Ultima Rogers wrote an excellent article on freshman catcher Stephen McGee. He is the younger brother of current Florida State junior outfielder/pitcher Mike McGee. Stephen states that one of the reasons he decided to head to Florida State was the chance to play with his brother which he did for two seasons of high school ball.

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Checking in with FSU’s Rafael Lopez

RafaelLopezFSU Florida State Sports Information Student Assistant Ultima Rogers continues his series of interviews with FSU baseball players today with Rafael Lopez. He is a redshirt-junior who spent his redshirt freshman season with Boston College before transferring to Indian River Community College. He made the transition at FSU to the catching position last season and had his ups and downs.

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Q and A with FSU’s Stuart Tapley

StuartTapleyFSU Florida State Sports Information Student Assistant Ultima Rogers who continues a series of interviews with Seminoles baseball players. His guest today is Stuart Tapley who spent the summer of 2009 in the Cape Cod League with the Harwich Mariners where he was joined by teammates John Gast and Geoff Parker.

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