2015 MAC Baseball Preview

Despite only losing four conference games and finishing with an overall record of 38-16, the Ball State Cardinals were left out of the postseason last year because they fell to the eventual MAC Conference Champion Kent State in the second round of the tournament. Continue reading 2015 MAC Baseball Preview

UMass releases 2015 Schedule

RyanFranczekUMass.jpgAmherst, Mass. – Four weekend series at Earl Lorden Field, the return of the Boston Beanpot finals to historic Fenway Park and non-conference matchups against Kentucky and Florida Gulf Coast highlight the 2015 UMass baseball schedule, which was announced on Monday.

The Minutemen will open their 2015 campaign on March 3 when they head to New Britain, Conn. , to square off against Central Connecticut before heading south to Lexington, Ky., for a four-game set with the 2014 NCAA tournament qualifying Kentucky Wildcats March 6-8. Continue reading UMass releases 2015 Schedule

LSU Head Coach Paul Mainieri Q&A with College Baseball Daily

College Baseball Daily: You went 46-16-1, had a couple tough losses in the regional here at home. Every team is different, every team has its own motivation. How much does that loss last year motivate this year’s team and how much have they been working?

Paul Mainieri: Every team other than one loses not one but two games the last weekend of the season so every team’s season ends in a disappointing fashion except for one team. I guess experience is a great thing because it makes you understand to some degree that only one team is going to be terribly happy at the end of the year. What’s important is for perspective to rear its head and that means that if you feel like your team performed at a really high level for a good portion of the year and the program is healthy, kids are having fun playing in the program, they’re developing, you’re accomplishing things, you can’t judge your year, your season or the quality of your program off of one or two games at the end of the year.
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2015 ACC Coastal Division Preview

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With the start of college baseball season less than a month away, oere at College Baseball Daily we’re previewing each team in the Atlantic Coast Conference. We will earlier started with the Atlantic Division and now the Coastal Division.

Preseason ACC Coastal Division Predictions

  1. Virginia
  2. North Carolina
  3. Miami, FL
  4. Georgia Tech
  5. Duke
  6. Virginia Tech
  7. Pitt

Virginia 

The Virginia baseball team has been picked as the 2015 ACC favorite for the second straight year by the leagues 14 Head Coaches. As well as being picked number 1 in the ACC, Virginia was ranked number 2 nationally by Perfect Game for the upcoming 2015 season. Continue reading 2015 ACC Coastal Division Preview