PITCHER: Devin Smeltzer – Hyannis
With the Cape Cod Baseball League running just 10 weeks, each and every game is important for players to make their mark. The Hyannis Harbor Hawks’ Devin Smeltzer (Florida Gulf Coast) has capitalized on it, pitching a no-hitter against Harwich that put him on the radar and earned him Coca-Cola Pitcher of the Week honors. Smeltzer is 2-0 with a 1.22 ERA and 13 strikeouts in 14 2/3 innings.
A native of Voorhees, N.J., Smeltzer pitches for Florida Gulf Coast University. He is entering his junior year with solid stats following the 2015 season, racking up 41 strikeouts in 52 innings of work. Continue reading Cape Cod Baseball League Players of the Week (June 23rd)
OMAHA, Neb. – Dane Steinhagen led TCU with three RBI as the No. 7-seeded Horned Frogs eliminated LSU in an 8-4 victory at the 2015 Men’s College World Series at TD Ameritrade Park Omaha.
TCU (51-14) advances to a bracket two matchup against Vanderbilt on Friday at 7 p.m. The Frogs must win twice to reach the CWS Finals.
Continue reading 2015 College World Series Game 10 Recap: TCU 8 LSU 4
OMAHA, Neb. – A solo home run by Zander Wiel in the seventh inning proved decisive in a tightly
contested 1-0 victory for Vanderbilt over No. 7-seed TCU in the 2015 Men’s College World Series at TD
Ameritrade Park Omaha.
It was the second 1-0 game in as many days at the 2015 CWS, which makes it the first Series with multiple 1-0 games since 1972. Continue reading 2015 College World Series Game 8: Vanderbilt 1 TCU 0
OMAHA, Neb. – TCU took advantage of two big innings and a series of LSU miscues to move past the Tigers 10-3 in Game 3 of the 2015 Men’s College World Series at TD Ameritrade Park Omaha. The lopsided victory was the second in as many days at the 2015 CWS, after Florida defeated Miami 15-3 in Game 2. Continue reading 2015 College World Series Game 3: TCU 10 LSU 3
WACO, Texas – Steve Rodriguez, who enjoyed a successful playing and coaching career at Pepperdine University, has been selected as Baylor University’s 19th head baseball coach, Vice President and Director of Athletics Ian McCaw announced.”We are excited to introduce Steve Rodriguez and welcome him and his family to Baylor,” McCaw said. “Steve is a dynamic leader, players’ coach, tireless recruiter and wonderful mission fit for our program. His highly successful coaching career and major league baseball playing experience will afford our student-athletes a rewarding experience as we build a championship program.” Continue reading Baylor names Steve Rodriguez as head coach
The West Virginia Mountaineers baseball program was cited for an impermissible phone call on July 6th, 2011 by an assistant coach under former head coach Greg Van Zant. In addition, they had three impermissible text messages between August 1, 2010 and June 21, 2012. Current WVU head coach Randy Mazey was hired on June 6th of 2012. These violations were discovered in a much larger investigation into the West Virginia Women’s Gymnastics and Football program. Continue reading West Virginia Baseball cited for NCAA Violations
DALLAS (NCBWA) – The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association released its National Player of the Week awards for the period ending Feb. 15. Texas Tech junior first baseman Eric Gutierrez was named National Hitter of the Week, while Navy junior left-handed pitcher Luke Gillingham was named National Pitcher of the Week. The NCBWA Board reviews candidates from each Division I Conference each week and names winners each Tuesday throughout the season. Continue reading NCBWA Players of the Week
TCU has been selected as the unanimous preseason favorite to win the Big 12 baseball regular season title in a vote by the Conference’s head coaches. The Frogs were picked to finish second each of the past two seasons and claimed the runner-up spot in the standings a season ago before winning the 2014 Phillips 66 Big 12 Baseball Championship. Continue reading 2015 Big 12 Preseason Coaches Poll