Shawn Shroyer of The University Daily Kansan checks in with a great interview with Ritch Price. He discusses how the uniform start date has affected his program which is making him a pain to his wife. Price also discusses the new caps his team will wear during some of the games which are inspired by some Montreal Expos uniforms. The full interview is available here.
Kansas has announced two transfers for 2008 with two left handed pitchers in Sam Freeman and Daniel Manos joining the program. Freeman comes over from North Central Texas College where he went 10-1 with a 3.20 ERA in 2007. Manos comes over from Santa Ana College (CA) where he went 2-0 with a 2.31 ERA in 17 appearances. The full release is available here.
The Virginia Tech Hokies picked up two transfers for the 2008 season in Danny Farris and Michael Seaborn. Farris spent his freshmen season at Pepperdine where he accumulated a 2-1 record with a 4.38 ERA. Seaborn comes over from Kentucky where he redshirted last season. Seaborn had a strong summer campaign in the NYCBL where he led his team in batting average (.350), home runs (six), doubles (11), total bases (78), and slugging percentage (.557). The full release from Va Tech is available here.
UAB has picked up a very late transfer for the upcoming season in Dustin Colburn who will be playing for the school during the 2007 season. He attended Central Alabama originally but transferred to Shelton Community College for a couple of seasons before deciding to head back up to Division 1 in Alabama-Birmingham. The full press release on Mr. Colburn is available here.
UAB’s full schedule is available here if you are interested in the Blazers this upcoming season.
Jason Ogata is planning on transferring from LSU to Oregon State. Ogata is going to be a sophomore next spring and is expected to compete for the second baseman job at Oregon State replacing Chris Kunda who had a wonderful career. Ogata was rated as the Best College Prospect from Oregon in 2005 and this move means he is going back to his home state.
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