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2013 CBD Mid-Major Poll (March 11th)

By Aaron Kirby

MidMajorLogo2012For 2nd time in 3 weeks the lead story is a mid-major traveling to one of top programs in the country and not just winning a series but sweeping a series. In week 2 FGCU swept Florida in Gainesville and in week four UNLV (13-3) enter the rankings at #15 with an impressive 4-0 week. The Rebels have won 9 games in row including the last three this weekend at the Sunken Diamond. UNLV started the week with a 14-1 win vs Hawaii to finish their own tourney the Rebel Classic. Friday the Rebels capitalized on Stanford errors pushing across 2 runs in the 2nd, another in the top 5th and hung on for the 3-2 win despite another great game from Stanford’s Mark Appel (7.0 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 15 K). Saturday the Rebels pounded 15 hits in a 12-2 win and finished the sweep Sunday with a CG 2 hitter from So RHP John Richy (9.0 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 4 K) in a 5-1 win. Continue reading 2013 CBD Mid-Major Poll (March 11th)

2013 CBD Mid-Major Poll (Feb. 25th)

By: Aaron Kirby
MidMajorLogo2012Florida Gulf Coast (5-1) has to be the lead story in college baseball for week 2 after the Eagles went into Gainesville and swept the Florida Gators. With the 7-4 win in 11 innings on Sunday the Eagles became the first team to sweep a 3 game series at Florida since Miami did it in 2009. The Eagles fly into the poll at #12. Continue reading 2013 CBD Mid-Major Poll (Feb. 25th)

2013 CBD Mid-Major Poll (Feb. 18th)

By: Aaron Kirby
MidMajorLogo2012Opening weekend of the 2013 college baseball season saw some very good weekends, very bad weekends and plenty of bad weather for Mid-Majors across the country.

Missouri State (2-1) slides up to #1 after finishing 2-1in the Centurylink Bobcat Invitational hosted by Texas State. The Bears opened the season with a 3-2 win over Texas St and followed that up with a 3-2 win vs Sam Houston State on Saturday, but lost 6-4 to Tulane on Sunday. Friday’s game put Missouri State’s All-American RHP Nick Petree (5 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 3 BB, 5 K) vs Texas St’s All-American RHP Kyle Finnegan (6 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 4 BB, 11 K) with neither getting a decision as Missouri St scored a run in top of 9th for the 3-2 win…………..Louisville (2-1) drops down one spot to #2 after going 2-1 in the Big East/Big Ten Challenge in Florida. The Cardinals dropped the season opener to Indiana 2-0 but followed that up with a 10-1 win vs South Florida Saturday and a 9-4 win vs Purdue on Sunday. Continue reading 2013 CBD Mid-Major Poll (Feb. 18th)

2013 CBD Mid-Major Poll (Feb. 11th)

By: Aaron Kirby
MidMajorLogo20122012 was a great year for Mid-Majors in college baseball. 2 of the biggest stories in all of college baseball of course were Kent St (47-20) winning a Super Regional at Oregon and Stony Brook (52-15) winning a Super Regional at LSU to gain berths in the College World Series. We also had Purdue (44-14) who won their first Big 10 regular-season title since 1909.

For 2013 we are going to stick to the definition of a college baseball “Mid-Major” as:

Any team not in the traditional Big 6 conferences (ACC, Big West, Big 12, CUSA, Pac 12 and SEC) Continue reading 2013 CBD Mid-Major Poll (Feb. 11th)