Portland head baseball coach Chris Sperry will not return for the 2016 season according to athletic director Scott Leykam. The Pilots went 12-42 overall while being only 7-20 in West Coast Conference play.
Western Kentucky has removed Matt Myers as head coach after a disappointing 2014 season in which the Hilltoppers finished in 11th place in Conference USA.
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For the fifth week in a row, LSU remains at the top of the College Baseball Daily Top 25 Poll.
After the Tigers dropped the first game to South Carolina they rebounded and won the next two, clinching the SEC regular-season title. Continue reading College Baseball Daily Top 25 Rankings (May 18)
LUBBOCK, Texas — As the postseason approaches, the watch list for the National College Baseball Hall of Fame’s Pitcher of the Year Award has been narrowed to 25 players from across the country.
The Pitcher of the Year Award, sponsored by Diamond, will be presented on June 29 in Lubbock as part of the annual Night of Champions. Continue reading Pitcher of the Year Watch List trimmed to 25
Entering his senior season, Phil Maton had already put together an impressive collegiate career. As a freshman he was 8-5 with a 2.93 ERA in 89 innings. He was named to the 2012 Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American team. He led the team in wins, ERA and innings pitched. He led the Bulldog’s in ERA again his sophomore season at 2.70, while striking out 89 batters in 96.2 innings. In his third year he made 19 appearances (10 as a starter) and was second on the team in innings pitched with 85. Continue reading CBD Interview with LA Tech’s Phil Maton
The Blazers’ outstanding right-handed pitcher is a true example of how going to college can help a pitcher grow and mature as a player. Alex Luna posted ERAs of 9.15 and 5.19 in his freshman and sophomore campaigns respectively before breaking onto the scene as a junior. In his third season he posted an ERA of 1.76 and went 7-1 in 15 starts. He struck out 58 batters in 87 innings pitched and had a WHIP of 1.06.
His senior year hasn’t gone quite as expected as he was dealing with an illness earlier in the year, but he’s still one of the Blazers’ top starting pitchers with an ERA of 3.70 in 11 starts with 40 strikeouts over 59.1 innings. Now that UAB has clinched a spot in the Conference USA Tournament, he’ll look to improve on his career numbers and lead UAB to a championship. Continue reading CBD Interview with UAB’s Alex Luna