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ACC Recap for March 8th

Here is your ACC Recap for March 8th.

#4 South Carolina 5 #8 Clemson 4

GREENVILLE, S.C. – South Carolina scored five runs in their final two at-bats and held off a furious Clemson rally in the ninth to earn a 5-4 victory in the Reedy River Rivalry game before a crowd of 7,125 at Fluor Field on Tuesday night.

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ACC Recap for March 4th

Here is your ACC Recap for March 4th.

#1 Florida 8 #26 Miami 3

Sophomore Brian Johnson (Cocoa Beach, Fla.) threw five scoreless innings and No. 1 Florida (8-1) raced out to an 8-0 lead through four innings on its way to an 8-3 victory over No. 24 Miami (4-5) on Friday night in front of 4,587 fans at McKethan Stadium. It was the opener of the teams’ weekend three-game series. Continue reading ACC Recap for March 4th

Foley’s Quick Hits for March 2nd

Here are my Quick Hits for March 2nd. There was one major story in which the College Baseball Hall of Fame ended up having to check in on while there is still a couple of programs throughout the nation scuffling along.  Continue reading Foley’s Quick Hits for March 2nd

West Coast Weekend Preview…Let it Snow?

The Bay Area is scheduled for some nasty weather this weekend, and there’s even snow possibly in the forecast in San Francisco for the first time since the 1970’s.  The USF Dons (0-4) look to turn around its season after a rough opening stretch against UCLA as they play UC Davis in a home/away/home series this weekend.  Weather will probably get in the way Friday with a double dip sometime either Saturday or Sunday.  I spoke with USF Head Coach Nino Giarratano this week about his teams efforts to rebound over the weekend.

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2011 MEAC Preseason Poll

The defending Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) tournament champion Bethune-Cookman Wildcats were selected unanimously to win the 2011 MEAC Baseball Championship title by the conference’s head baseball coaches and sports information directors. Continue reading 2011 MEAC Preseason Poll

Jose Vazquez stays at Bethune-Cookman


JoseVazquezFAMU DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – There will be a day when José Vázquez might succumb to that itch and take an opportunity to run his own collegiate baseball program

That day is not this one.

After much consideration, the Bethune-Cookman University Associate Head Baseball Coach announced he has turned down the head coaching position at Florida A&M, and remain in the Wildcat program he played for during its most successful season in 2002 and has help developed into a respected post-season Division I contender.

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2011 Top MLB Draft Prospects by Fanhouse.com

Frankie Pilere of Fanhouse.com continues to update his top prospects for the 2011 MLB Draft. He checks in today with his top 115 players that he believes has top four round talent. This is his list of player he has seen with his own eyes so there will be additions to the list in the coming months. He has put out two previous updates from July 3rd (FULL ARTICLE) and July 24th (FULL ARTICLE). You can check out the full list below. Frankie also includes comments on each player on his site which can be read by clicking here.

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Bethune-Cookman announces Staff Changes


Bethune-CookmanLogo Bethune-Cookman University Head Baseball Coach Mervyl Melendez announced his staff changes for the 2010-2011 school year. Melendez named former team captain/catcher/student-assistant coach in 2010 – Drew Clark to a full-time assistant coach position.

Melendez’ long-time assistant coach Jose Vazquez has been promoted and will be the Associate Head Coach of the Wildcat baseball program.

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Team USA Advances to Semifinals with 11-0 Victory over China


RyanWrightLouisville Tokyo, Japan – Team USA scored a combined 10 runs in the third and fourth innings and cruised to an 11-0, seven inning quarterfinal win over China Tuesday afternoon at the V FISU World University Championships inside Yokohama Stadium. With the win, USA (15-2) advances to the semi-finals and will play the winner of Chinese Taipei/Japan on Thursday with a scheduled start time yet to be determined.

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Team USA defeats Chinese Taipei in Extra Innings


NickRamirezCalStateFullerton Tokyo, Japan – Nick Ramirez’ (Cal State Fullerton) single in the 11th inning scored Ryan Wright (Louisville) from second base giving USA a thrilling 8-7 win over Chinese Taipei in pool play Sunday night at Meiji Jingu Stadium.

The game took two tie-break extra-innings to produce a winner, where both squads scored a run in the 10th before USA won the game in the bottom of the 11th. The International Baseball Federation’s (IBAF) tie-break rule, which was implanted in July of 2008, starts in the 10th stanza and each inning needed thereafter, base runners are placed on first and second with no outs.

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