Division I baseball home runs trend continues to keep pace in 2015 season

NCAAlogo.jpgINDIANAPOLIS — Home runs are up in NCAA Division I baseball more than 38 percent from 0.39 per game in 2014 to 0.54 per game through the first week of May 2015.

The trends compared the use of the raised seamed baseball that was used by institutions in 2014 to the flat-seamed baseball used in 2015. Continue reading Division I baseball home runs trend continues to keep pace in 2015 season

USA Baseball reveals 30-player Golden Spikes Award watch list

USABASEBALL_thumb.jpgDURHAM, N.C. — USA Baseball unveiled its 30-player USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award watch list on Thursday, recognizing potential candidates for the top amateur baseball player in the country. Sponsored by Major League Baseball, and presented in partnership with the Rod Dedeaux Foundation, the Golden Spikes Award will be presented for the 38th time on Tuesday, June 23, in Los Angeles.

The watch list will continue to be a “rolling” list until May 22 — when the semifinalists for the award are announced — ensuring that athletes can play themselves into consideration for the award. Continue reading USA Baseball reveals 30-player Golden Spikes Award watch list

A Check In On Our College Baseball Daily Preseason First Team All-Americans

Prior to the 2015 college baseball season, writers at College Baseball Daily picked three Preseason All-American Teams and today we are going to show how these players have fared thus far in 2015. With more than half of the season completed and the end of the year accolades approaching as well as the MLB amateur draft in June, we wanted to see how our Preseason First Team All-Americans were faring.  Continue reading A Check In On Our College Baseball Daily Preseason First Team All-Americans

Baseball Top 25 Rankings for the week by mybookie.ag

In the world of baseball, college baseball has always been a point of focus as these young players are the future stars of the game. That aside, they always give great entertainment and action to follow up on, week in week out. After last week games, the table has seen a few teams reshuffle positions as some dropped points, others gained while some teams retained their positions. Here is a full coverage of the action as we analyze who gained from the performances and who lost. If you wish to cash in on the action and win, you can make the most out of the game, check out the best online sports betting guide here. Continue reading Baseball Top 25 Rankings for the week by mybookie.ag

Tyler’s Thoughts (4/24-4/26)

Florida State wins rivalry series vs Miami

The eleventh ranked Seminoles entered this weekend’s series against the Hurricanes as slight underdogs but quickly made a statement that they were ready to play. There is hardly ever an underdog when the Seminoles and Hurricanes get together, in any sport. The Seminoles made it known that they were not playing around when they took the first game and the eventual series 2-1. Continue reading Tyler’s Thoughts (4/24-4/26)