The UAB Media Relations department has started a series of articles previewing the 2008 UAB Blazers baseball program. On Tuesday, they posted an article checking in on the catchers who will take the place of All-Conference USA catcher Danny Sawyer. The article is available by clicking here.
The Stephen F. Austin Media Relations department has started a series of articles previewing the 2008 season. This week they have focused on the Starting Pitching staff. They lost two key starters in Jake Leonhardt and David Miller who left in the MLB draft but return a veteran staff. The full article is available here. We spoke with Stephen F. Austin head coach Donnie Watson a few weeks ago and it can be read by clicking here.
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In his second season at the University of South Florida, head coach Lelo Prado looks for the Bulls baseball team to make waves in the BIG EAST Conference as well as earning a berth into the postseason for the first time since 2002.
“There’s no doubt that we have to compete for a conference championship and get back into the regional,” said Prado. “Our pitching and defense are the keys. Our pitching is young, but if those guys get a little confidence behind them, I think they will be very good this year.” Continue reading
The Illinois State Media Relations department continues their series of season previews this week focusing on the outfielders. They have a very young outfield for the 2008 season which is led by Tyler McNeely. He had a strong summer in the NYCBL where he was named to the All-Star team after struggling in the 2007 season with the Redbirds as he only hit .152 in 33 at bats. The full preview is available here.
The Harvard Media Relation department has put out the 2008 Preseason Prospectus. The Crimson finished in second place in the Red Rolfe Division behind the Brown Bears. Harvard lost nine out of their 23 starters from last season’s squad including Steffan Wilson. The full prospectus is available in PDF format here. WARNING: IT IS A LARGE FILE.
The University of Iowa Media Relations department has put out a great season preview for the 2008 season. The Hawkeyes are coming off a 31-23 mark in 2007 which led them to a fourth place finish in the Big Ten. They return a veteran squad in 2008 which should bring them closer to NCAA qualification. The full article is available here.
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SAN DIEGO, Calif. – The 2008 University of San Diego baseball season will be much like a new season of a popular television series. Each season, a television show has the same name and airs on the same network but often introduces new characters and new storylines. While the premise and main characters of the show remain the same from year to year, each season is filled with new adventures, new drama and a whole lot of entertainment. Continue reading
Rice has been the model program for consistency, so it should come as no surprise that the Owls are back in the national title hunt.
After taking care of business in Regional and Super Regional action last season, the Owls suffered a familiar fate in Omaha — they dropped two-straight games to North Carolina.
The Owls hope to leave no doubt this season.
While uncertainty surrounds the offense, the pitching staff is in outstanding shape.
Ryan Berry, Matt Langwell and Cole St. Clair spearhead the weekend rotation, while Lucas Luetge and Chris Kelley will log significant innings.
Like most teams, the Owls enter the spring with some question marks. However, we fully expect the offense to be better than people think.
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AUBURN, Ala. – The start of the baseball season is nearly upon us as the Auburn baseball team will hold its first team practice of the spring on Friday, Feb. 1. All Friday, Saturday and Sunday practices are open to the public while the weekday practices will be closed. The Tigers will play host to East Tennessee State in a four-game series, beginning at 3pm on Friday, Feb. 22, opening day for college baseball across the country. Continue reading