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2014 SEC Preseason Coaches Poll

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SEC Circle Gold Letters on White BackgroundThe South Carolina Gamecocks are predicted to win the 2014 Southeastern Conference baseball championship by a slim one-vote margin, as voted by the league’s 14 baseball coaches in the 23rd annual preseason SEC poll.

The Gamecocks, ranked No. 14 nationally in the preseason USA Today Coaches’ Poll, seek to capture their fourth SEC Championship. LSU and Mississippi State, ranked second and fourth in the USA Today poll respectively, received four votes each in the overall vote. Continue reading

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2014 CBD Season Preview: SEC

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2013 record: 29-30 (14-16)
Finish: Regionals (4th place, Bloomington)

2013 was a season of frustration and disappointment for a team coming off back to back to back College World Series appearances. Injuries decimated the Gators, and many even questioned whether they belonged in a regional after finishing one game over .500 heading into postseason play. After a quick 0-2 exit in Bloomington, the answer was, well, probably not. Continue reading

CBD Top 100 Countdown: 64. Kyle Overstreet (Alabama)

MBAWe continue the countdown today with number 64, Alabama infielder Kyle Overstreet. In his freshman campaign with the Crimson Tide, Overstreet started all 63 games at second base. The talented infielder finished the season with a .271 average with 37 RBI and 64 hits. Overstreet’s impressive play during the 2013 season earned him a handful of accolades including the Rawlings Gold Glove Award, SEC All-Freshman Team and the Tallahassee Regional All-Tournament Team. At second base, the 6’1” freshman turned 67 double plays which was a mark that led the SEC and ranked second all-time in Roll Tide single-season history. Continue reading

Alabama releases 2014 Schedule

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MitchGaspardAlabama_thumb.jpgTUSCALOOSA, Ala. – University of Alabama head baseball coach Mitch Gaspard announced Thursday the schedule for the 2014 Crimson Tide season. The Tide will play a full slate of 56 games, which include 33 at Sewell-Thomas Stadium.

The schedule begins at home on Feb. 14 with a three-game series against Saint Louis and concludes at home with a three-game Southeastern Conference series against Mississippi State, beginning on May 15. Continue reading

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Wichita State names Todd Butler as Head Coach

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ToddButlerArkansasWICHITA, Kan. — Todd Butler has been named the head baseball coach at Wichita State University, Director of Athletics Eric Sexton announced today.

“Todd is highly regarded as a baseball coach, brings a passion for baseball and success, and has a wonderful family,” Sexton said. “He brings a resume worthy of the success Wichita State is accustomed. Continue reading

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Links from Around the Country for June 6th

JonathanGrayFeaturedHere are some of the top news stories around the College Baseball World for today.  Continue reading

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2013 Tallahassee Regional Day 3 Recap

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Brandon Brown drew a bases-loaded, walk-off walk in the ninth to cap a four-run inning as Troy defeated Alabama 9-8 in an elimination game at the NCAA Tallahassee Regional on Sunday.

No. 26 Troy (42-19) moves on to face No.9 Florida State on Sunday at 4 p.m. (CDT) in the Tallahassee Regional Championship at Dick Howser Stadium. The Trojans (42-19) will have to defeat the Seminoles (46-15) twice to advance to next week’s Super Regional. Continue reading

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2013 Tallahassee NCAA Regional Day 2 Recap

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Alabama baseball team held on for a 3-2 win over the Savannah State Tigers in an elimination game in the NCAA Tallahassee Regional on Saturday afternoon from Dick Howser Stadium. Alabama will play on Sunday against the loser of the winner’s bracket game between Florida State and Troy. Continue reading

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2013 Tallahassee NCAA Regional Preview

FSUFeaturedFor the 30th time in school history, Florida State’s Mike Martin Field will play host to the NCAA’s Tallahassee Regional. Though the Seminoles are easily the strongest side in the four-team field, the regional features some talented bats and stringent arms. Continue reading