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Illinois names Drew Dickinson Pitching Coach

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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – University of Illinois head coach Dan Hartleb announced the hiring of former Illini pitcher and volunteer assistant coach Drew Dickinson as the pitching coach for the Orange and Blue on Wednesday. A two-time All-American and Big Ten Pitcher of the Year as a player, Dickinson was Illinois’ volunteer assistant in 2009 and 2011 after a seven-year professional career. Continue reading Illinois names Drew Dickinson Pitching Coach

Breaking down the CCBL All-Star Game by Conference/Teams

Since the Cape Cod Baseball League announced their 2011 All-Star Game rosters on Friday, lets take a look at what conferences and college programs have had the most success this summer. The leading conference this year is the Pac-10 conference which features eight players from seven different school. Coming in second place is the SEC which has six players from four different schools. Interesting enough, the ACC and Big East conference both have four players in the game this year which speaks to how strong the the Big East over the last couple of seasons. Continue reading Breaking down the CCBL All-Star Game by Conference/Teams

Michigan State promotes Mark Van Ameyde to Associate Head Coach

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EAST LANSING, Mich. – Mark Van Ameyde has been promoted to associate head coach, fourth-year head baseball coach Jake Boss announced Tuesday.

Van Ameyde, who has served as the Spartan pitching coach since the 2009 season, has been one of the key components to MSU’s success the past three years, including helping the program to its first Big Ten Championship in 32 years in 2011. Continue reading Michigan State promotes Mark Van Ameyde to Associate Head Coach

Northwestern’s Luke Farrell overcoming Challenges

Junior Luke Farrell‘s (Northwestern) journey to the Cape League proved to be longer than many players who have passed through these fields.

“There were some obstacles for sure,” said the 6’6 Wareham Gatemen right-hander. Farrell spent his freshman year recovering from an operation to remove a golf ball-sized tumor in his throat. Continue reading Northwestern’s Luke Farrell overcoming Challenges

Cape Cod Baseball League Players of the Week (June 21st)

COCA COLA PITCHER OF THE WEEK

Luke Farrell, Wareham RHP
The first Pitcher of the Week of 2011 is a name that may sound familiar, Luke Farrell (Northwestern). Farrell went the distance versus Brewster this week, giving up only an unearned run while striking out five. Farrell earned the win in the 2-1 victory. Continue reading Cape Cod Baseball League Players of the Week (June 21st)

Ted Silva Named Pitching Coach at Nebraska

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Nebraska baseball coach Darin Erstad announced the second addition to his coaching staff on Friday, as Ted Silva has been hired as the Huskers’ pitching coach. Silva comes to Lincoln from the West Coast, where he has spent the past four seasons as the pitching coach at UC Irvine and Loyola Marymount.
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2011 John Olerud Award Watch List

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Ten players are still competing for the College Baseball Hall of Fame’s John Olerud Two-Way Player of the Year Award.

The winner of the Olerud Award will be announced in Lubbock, Texas, on July 3 as part of the College Baseball Hall of Fame’s Night of Champions. Continue reading 2011 John Olerud Award Watch List

CBD Quick Hits for June 5th

College Baseball Daily throughout the season will be providing our Quick Hits on games throughout the country. Special thanks to William Knox and Mark Rafferty for contributing to this report. As always, follow us on Twitter @CB_Daily for instant reaction and the best up to minute coverage on college baseball in the country. We also have a Facebook page which can be joined by clicking here.We have put up recaps from every single Regional. You can check them out at the links below. Continue reading CBD Quick Hits for June 5th

2011 NCAA Fullerton Regional: Day 3 Recap

Here is your 2011 NCAA Fullerton Regional Day 3 Recap.

Illinois 7 Cal-State Fullerton 5

FULLERTON, CA – Matt Dittman’s two-out single in the eighth drove home Brandon Hohl with the go-ahead run and Davis Hendrickson followed with a two-run double two batters later as fourth-seeded Illinois scored six times in the final three innings to eliminate host and top-seeded Cal State Fullerton, 7-5, in game five of the 2011 NCAA Baseball Regionals on Sunday evening at Goodwin Field. Continue reading 2011 NCAA Fullerton Regional: Day 3 Recap