FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE CARY, N.C. – Trailing 2-0 in the fifth inning, LSU’s Alex Bregman keyed a three-run inning to help the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team to a 3-2 victory over Cuba Monday night at the National Training Complex. Each of the four contests has featured a one-run victory for Team USA.
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE OMAHA, Neb. – Four USA Baseball Collegiate National Team pitchers combined to hold Cuba to four hits and didn’t allow a runner past first base en route to a 1-0 victory Saturday night. Michael Conforto drove in the game’s lone run in the fourth. Continue reading →
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE OMAHA, Neb. – In yet another tightly contested game, the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team took a 2-0 series lead with a 3-2 10th inning win over Cuba Friday night. Indiana’s Kyle Schwarber drove in the eventual game-winner with a sacrifice fly. Continue reading →
DES MOINES, Iowa – Cal State Fullerton’s Matt Chapman’s two-out single in the 11th inning gave the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team a 2-1 victory over Cuba in game one of the Friendship Series. Continue reading →
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE GENEVA, Ill. – Oregon State’s Michael Conforto went 2-for-5 with a pair of home runs and five RBIs to help the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team to a 16-2 victory over the Metro Collegiate Baseball League of Illinois All-Stars Tuesday afternoon. Seven team members drove in a run in the game. Continue reading →
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE GENEVA, Ill. – The USA Baseball Collegiate National Team pounded out eight extra base hits and the pitching staff retired the final 16 batters of the game en route to a 12-3 victory Monday over the Crystal Lake Cardinals. Seven batters tallied at least two hits in the rout. Continue reading →
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE TOKYO – A two-run fourth inning for Japan broke a 3-3 tie and gave Japan a lead it would never relinquish on the way to a 7-3 win in the decisive fifth game of the 39th edition of the USA-Japan International Collegiate Friendly Series. UC Irvine’s Taylor Sparks was honored as the top American player in the series. Continue reading →
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE UTSUNOMIYA, Japan – Making his first start of the series, UC Irvine’s Taylor Sparks helped lead the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team to an 8-2 victory over Japan, evening the best of five series at two games apiece. Sparks went 3-for-5 with three runs scored and three RBIs. Continue reading →
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE HIROSHIMA, Japan – Japan scored five runs in the first two innings and rode them to a 5-2 victory to take a 2-1 series lead over the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team. South Carolina’s Grayson Greiner had two hits and an RBI in the loss.
“Obviously it’s not the result we wanted, but you have to give every ounce of credit to Japan’s team,” remarked manager Jim Schlossnagle (TCU). “They pitched outstanding, played great defense and got timely hits.” Continue reading →
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE MATSUYAMA, Japan – A three-run triple from Hiromi Oka broke a scoreless tie in the eighth and Japan rode the outburst to a 4-0 win, evening the series with the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team at a game apiece. Defense was on display as the team’s combined to turn six double plays. Continue reading →