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USA Baseball defeats Florence 9-0

USABASEBALL_thumb.jpgFLORENCE, S.C. – Matt Chapman went 3-for-4 and drove in four runs to help the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team to a 9-0 victory Friday night. Four pitchers combined to throw Team USA’s third shutout of the CPL tour.

“Tonight’s game was almost as complete of a game as we’ve played all summer,” said manager Jim Schlossnagle (TCU). “I thought we had a lot of good at-bats, we had timely hits and outstanding base running. Matt Chapman sat back on a line drive with one out, setting up a two-out hit from Will Maddox. I thought A.J. Reed threw really well. I was really impressed with Chris Diaz.” Continue reading

USA Baseball defeats Fayetteville 11-3

USABASEBALL_thumb.jpgFAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – A 17-hit night helped the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team stay perfect on the tour with an 11-3 win over Fayetteville Monday night. LSU’s Alex Bregman notched three hits in his tour debut and Indiana’s Kyle Schwarber had three RBIs.

“I thought tonight was a positive in some ways and in other ways I thought we have a long ways to go,” remarked manager Jim Schlossnagle. “It was exciting to see the guys who literally just got off the plane, Alex Bregman, Trea Turner, Kyle Schwarber and Sam Travis, step out there and do a great job for us.” Continue reading


USA Baseball defeats Morehead City 10-2

USABASEBALL.jpgMOREHEAD CITY, N.C. – The USA Baseball Collegiate National Team exploded for a 10-2 victory over the Morehead City Marlins Sunday night. Four team members collected a pair of hits in the game, while Kentucky’s A.J. Reed paced the team with a pair of RBIs.

“I thought tonight was a really good win for us,” said manager Jim Schlossnagle (TCU). “Obviously, we swung the bats really well. They gave us a lot of free base runners, but there were a lot of quality at-bats throughout the game. We played a much crisper game defensively and I was really pleased with the way Tyler, Cole and Colin pitched. We looked much more like the Team USA that I want us to be in terms of how hard we played, our energy between innings and throwing the ball around the infield. We look more and more like a team.” Continue reading

USA Baseball releases 2013 Schedule

USABASEBALL.jpgDURHAM, N.C. — USA Baseball and the Cuban Baseball Federation announced today that their Collegiate National Team programs will compete for the second consecutive year in an international friendship series. Last year, the two countries resumed friendship-series play at the collegiate level after a 16-year hiatus, with Team USA traveling to Havana for a five-game series — the host nation won the series, 3-2.

The 2013 edition will see the Cuban National Team travel to the United States, and feature games across three states from July 18-23. Continue reading


TCU’s Jim Schlossnagle named 2013 USA Collegiate Team Manager

DURHAM, N.C. — USA Baseball announced Thursday the naming of Jim Schlossnagle as manager of the 2013 Collegiate National Team. The Texas Christian University (TCU) head coach will be making his managerial debut for Team USA. He previously wore the red, white and blue as pitching coach of the 2006 Collegiate team. Continue reading