On Saturday afternoon, there was a bench clearing incident between the Clemson Tigers and the South Carolina Gamecocks after the Tigers third baseman pointed at a Gamecock runner which led to the benches emptying. It wasn’t the only random thing to happen on the play as Clemson head coach was out arguing the play before the ball was dead. You can check out the full sequence of events below that 107.5 host Michael Haney tweeted out. Continue reading
On a weekend full of top 25 showdowns, Cal State Fullerton made sure they stood out. Going to Eugene, OR to face an 8-0 Ducks team was a tall task but the Titans not only won the series but swept Oregon in their own ballpark, an incredible feat to say the least. Fullerton struggled a bit in the first two weeks of the season coming into the series at 4-3 overall, but showed why the club had such high expectations and a pre-season #1 ranking. Pitching dominated for the Titans throughout the series as they took games 9-2, 3-2, and 5-4 today to finish off the sweep. Continue reading
Eastern Michigan (4-7) vs. #30 Kentucky (9-2)
Game 1 – EMU: 2 Kent- 8. LP-Jake Andrews WP-A.J. Reed. Kentucky pitching held EMU hitters to only three hits. Two EMU errors led to seven unearned runs in the fifth by the Wildcats. Continue reading
Maryland senior Jake Stinnett was a cut above the rest on Saturday as the senior tossed the first no-hitter for the Terrapins since 2008 in a 4-0 win over UMass. Stinnett faced just two over the minimum while striking out nine batters. Coming off a week in which he was named the ACC Pitcher of the Week, he retired the final 11 batters of the game in dominating fashion. Maryland also won game two of the doubleheader 10-1. Continue reading
The rains again claimed most of the action in Southern California, but the teams on the road were able to get their games in (except for Long Beach State who fell victim to a ‘sub-freezing temperatures’ cancellation at Wichita State) and there were some really great matchups.
After missing him twice in Omaha last summer, UCLA finally had to face off with North Carolina State ace Carlos Rodon, but it was a different lefty that stole the show.
A pair of young top prospects took the mound in Eugene as Cal State Fullerton and Oregon battled to a one-run contest that wasn’t decided until the eighth inning.
We’ve got your quick roundup of all the action in the area:
“Rain! Rain! Go away! Don’t ever come back until baseball season is over.” (or something like that)
Instead of an exciting matchup between USC and Cal Poly or some tripleheader USD Tournament action, all there was to do in Los Angeles tonight was listen and watch games online since everything in Southern California was cancelled on Friday.
There still were some great games played by some SoCal squads. Could James Kaprielian overcome UCLA’s struggling offense? How would Thomas Eshelman respond after struggling his last outing?
We’ve got your quick roundup of all the action, plus photo galleries from around the area:
As we have been reporting, the Air Force Baseball program is on the verge of being cut by the Air Force Academy. An Air Force freshman has posted a “Call to Action to save Baseball at USAFA.” It reads the following:
Several Southern California college baseball squads take to the road this weekend with teams flying to the Pacific Northwest, North Carolina, across the Pacific and even to the country’s heartland.
And those teams might be the lucky ones as Southern California is being beset with rain that threatens to wipe out several scheduled games around the area.
To get you ready for the Southern California baseball action, we’ve got your schedule and Around the Horn preview of series to watch highlighted by a top 10, familiar foe, face-off along with teams vying to return to the national spotlight and a team that won’t get to avoid one of the nation’s top pitchers any longer. Continue reading
The Appalachian State Mountaineers head to Cary, North Carolina this weekend for the Irish Classic. The 0-8 Mountaineers first face the Youngstown State Penguins on Friday at 1:00pm. The Penguins are 0-5 on the season. The Classic continues for the Mountaineers on Saturday at 4:00pm against the 1-5-1 Michigan Wolverines. The weekend concludes when App State plays the 3-4 Notre Dame Fighting Irish on NTC Field 2 at 11:00am.
The Citadel Bulldogs host the Nebraska Cornhuskers this weekend in Charleston. The Cornhuskers will be welcomed by the Bulldogs to Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park Friday at 5:00pm. The Bulldogs are 4-5 on the season, where the Cornhuskers are 4-3. The weekend continues on Saturday at noon and comes to an end Sunday at the same time. These meetings are sure to be lively, as the last time the two clubs met was in 2006 when the Bulldogs knocked off the then #3 Huskers.
The Davidson College Wildcats welcome the University of Miami of Ohio Redhawks this weekend to Wilson Field. The Wildcats come into the series with a record of 2-3 and the Redhawks come to Davidson with a record of 1-5. This is the second time the two ball clubs have met with Davidson having an all-time lead of 2-0. The series begins Friday evening at 6:00pm. The battle between these historic programs continues Saturday and Sunday at 2:00pm. This clash pits teams that have been running for 102 and 100 years for Davidson and Miami, respectively, against one another.
Elon University hosts the Elon Invitational this weekend at Latham Park. The schools participating include Gardner-Webb University, High Point University, and Saint Joseph’s University. The Elon Phoenix first face off against the Saint Joseph’s Hawks Friday at 4:00pm. The Phoenix enter the game with a 5-1 record and look to capitalize off of this winning record over a 1-2 Saint Joseph’s squad, whom they have beaten in each of their previous four meetings. The series continues for the Phoenix Saturday at 12:30pm against the 5-4 High Point Panthers. Elon holds a 122-81 all-time advantage over High Point, a team they have faced more than any other, at 203. The Invitational comes to an end on Sunday with the Phoenix play the 3-5 Gardner-Webb Runnin’ Bulldogs. The Phoenix and Bulldogs conclude the matchup of teams with storied histories with their 57th contest, where Elon currently leads 37-19.
The Furman University Paladins are to take the field in the Stetson Invitational at Melching Field this weekend in DeLand, Florida. The three game series will place the Paladins against the Maine Black Bears, the Stetson Hatters, and the Iowa Hawkeyes, respectively. The 3-5 Paladins and 1-5 Black Bears will play on Friday at 1:00pm for the second time in school history, where the Paladins are hoping that they will fare better than the last meeting where they fell 13-6 to the Black Bears. Furman continues their weekend against Stetson on Saturday night at 7:00pm. The Paladins and the Hatters have met twenty times previous to the invitational. Furman will conclude the series in DeLand by playing Iowa on Sunday at 10:00am. This is the first time the Paladins and Hawkeyes have met in baseball.
The Georgia Southern Eagles host Ohio University and Southern Illinois Edwardsville at Clements Stadium this weekend. The Eagles start and end the weekend by playing the Ohio Bobcats; first on Friday at 6:00pm and to end on Sunday at 5:00pm. In between facing off against the Bobcats, the Eagles face the Southern Illinois Edwardsville Cougars. The Eagles are looking to continue their strong start to the season, at 7-1, with wins over struggling Ohio (2-4) and SIUE (1-6) teams.
The Samford University Bulldogs are welcoming the Butler Bulldogs and Purdue Boilermakers this weekend for a series in Birmingham. The 3-4 Samford Bulldogs will play two games against the 1-4 Bulldogs of Butler. These games will take place on Friday at evening at 6:00pm and Sunday at noon. Butler will meet Purdue on the diamond in between the two games between the Bulldogs, at 10:30am on Saturday morning. The Boilermakers come to Joe Lee Griffin Field for the third season since 2007. Samford hopes to turn their season around over .500 by beating a 1-4 Butler team and a Samford club that currently sits at 0-6.
The University of North Carolina Greensboro Spartans are hosting Georgetown University Hoyas this weekend for a three game stand. The Spartans sit at a 2-5 record when the Hoyas come to town with a 3-3 record. The series begins Friday at 4:00pm. The home stand for the Spartans continues on Saturday at 2:00pm. UNCG hopes to finish strong Sunday at 1:00pm against Georgetown heading into a game Tuesday versus Ohio University.
Western Carolina University plays host to LaSalle University this weekend at Childress Field at Hennon Stadium. The Western Carolina Catamounts comes into the weekend with a 4-2 record, and the LaSalle Explorers sit at 1-6. The Catamounts and Explorers dual on the diamond for the first time this weekend on Friday afternoon at 4:00pm. The series continues on Saturday at 2:00pm and concludes on Sunday at 1:00pm. Western Carolina is seeking to gain momentum going into their Tuesday game against in state ACC powerhouse Clemson.
The Wofford Terriers host the Longwood Lancers in Spartanburg this weekend. The Terriers enter Friday’s game, which begins at 5:00pm, with a record of 5-3, while the Lancers enter the weekend series with a 3-5 record. The Terriers hope to continue their winning ways from last weekend and carry that into this weekend. The series continues Saturday at 2:00pm and concludes on Sunday afternoon at 1:00pm.
Boston College begins this weekend with an exhibition game against the reigning world champion Boston Red Sox for the 24th game between the clubs. Following the conclusion of the game at JetBlue Park at Fenway South, the Eagles head to Port Charlotte, Florida for the Snowbird Classic. The Classic showcases the 4-3 Boston College Eagles against Central Michigan at 3:00pm on Friday, Villanova at 12:00 on Saturday, and Western Michigan at 3:00pm on Sunday. Boston College is 1-1 on neutral territory and hopes to improve on their record this weekend. Continue reading