Tag Archives: 2008 Fall Games

Cuban Collegiate All-Stars Rallies Past Alabama Baseball, 7-5

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HAVANA, Cuba – The University of Alabama baseball team had its most productive offensive performance in the final game against the Cuban Collegiate All-Stars in the Friendship Tournament Thursday afternoon, but saw its four-run lead erased by Cuba’s six-run sixth inning as the home team took the series final 7-5 at Latin American Stadium in Havana.
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Cuba defeats Alabama 6-2

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HAVANA, Cuba – The Cuban Collegiate All-Stars used a three-run third inning to defeat the University of Alabama baseball team, 6-2, in game two of the 2008 Friendship Tournament at Latin American Stadium Wednesday afternoon in Havana, Cuba. Center fielder Yoennis Cespedes delivered the big blow with a two-run double in the third inning. Continue reading

Alabama Baseball Plays Cuba to a 3-3 Tie

RHP Austin Hyatt

RHP Austin Hyatt

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HAVANA, Cuba – University of Alabama baseball senior Kent Matthes had two hits, including a two-run home run, and the Crimson Tide got some excellent relief pitching and late-inning defense to throw out the winning run at the plate in the bottom ninth inning to preserve a 3-3 tie with the Cuban Collegiate All-Stars in game one of this historic “Friendship Tournament” at the Stadium of Latin America in Havana, Cuba Tuesday afternoon.
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Pacific Fall World Series Game 3 Recap

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Larry Holscher (Courtesy of Pacific Media Relations)

Larry Holscher (Courtesy of Pacific Media Relations)

Stockton, Calif. – In the final game of the 2008 Orange and Black World Series, the Orange Tigers gave themselves a tally in the win column with an 8-4 victory over their Black Tiger counterparts on Nov. 21.

Senior Larry Holscher (McArthur, Calif.) gave Orange a quality five-inning start, when he surrendered eight hits, while fanning four batters and offering two walks. Continue reading

UNLV Fall World Series Game 4 Recap

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Matt Hutchison (Courtesy of UNLV Media Relations)

LAS VEGAS – Behind the strong pitching of Matt Hutchison, the Black team earned another win on Wednesday in the Red-Black World Series, which is being played at Earl E. Wilson Stadium.

Hutchison did not give up a hit in 3.1 innings of work as the Black team won 7-1, improving to 3-1 in the seven-game series with the Red team. He did allow one run, however, as he walked five batters to go along with three strikeouts. Continue reading

Pacific Fall World Series Game 2 Recap

Mike McKeever (Courtesy of Pacific Media Relations)

Mike McKeever (Courtesy of Pacific Media Relations)

Stockton, Calif. – In the second-consecutive day of Pacific Baseball’s Orange and Black World Series, the Black Tigers secured the series after topping the Orange Tigers 10-4 on Nov. 20.

The 2008 Orange and Black World Series consists of three games from Nov. 19-21, to mark the end of fall play in 2008.

Junior Jamie Niley (Elk Grove, Calif.) took the mound for the Black team, and helped keep Orange down early on.
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Pepperdine Fall World Series Game 3 Recap

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Bobby Cruz (Courtesy of Pepperdine Media Relations)

Bobby Cozine (Courtesy of Pepperdine Media Relations)

MALIBU, Calif. – Orange’s No. 2, 3 and 4 batters combined for nine hits, three homers, six runs and six RBI in its 14-5 victory over Blue Saturday afternoon in the third and final game of the Pepperdine Blue and Orange World Series at Eddy D. Field Stadium. Continue reading