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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

2011 NCAA Fullerton Regional: Day 2 Recap

Here is your 2011 NCAA Fullerton Regional Day 2 Recap.

Illinois 5 Kansas State 3

FULLERTON, Calif. – Senior pitcher John Anderson pitched into the ninth inning, allowing only one earned run on seven hits and a walk, and shortstop Josh Parr drove in three runs to lift the fourth-seeded Illini over No. 3 seed Kansas State, 5-3, in an elimination game at the NCAA Tournament’s Fullerton Regional on Saturday. Anderson stymied a potent Wildcat offense in his 110-pitch effort and eight of nine Illinois starters recorded a hit as the Illini advance to face the winner of the Cal State Fullerton/Stanford game at 6 p.m. CT on Sunday. Continue reading 2011 NCAA Fullerton Regional: Day 2 Recap

2011 NCAA Fullerton Regional: Day 1 Recap

Here is your 2011 NCAA Fullerton Regional Day 1 Recap.

Stanford 10 Kansas State 3

FULLERTON, Calif.– Mark Appel (6-6) pitched a seven-hitter with eight strikeouts as No. 21-ranked Stanford (33-20) won its opening round game at the Fullerton Regional, 10-3, over third-seeded Kansas State (36-24). Continue reading 2011 NCAA Fullerton Regional: Day 1 Recap

2011 NCAA Regional Preview: Fullerton

Cal-State Fullerton

After shuffling their lineup throughout the season due to injury (15 batters started in 14 games or more), the Fullerton Titans are primed for a postseason run and attempt to make it to their 6th College World Series in the last decade. The Titans have sent out a ton of inexperienced players this season, yet finished the year with a 40-15 record and won the Big West yet again at a 19-5 clip. Even though he had a down year power wise this year, Nick Ramirez turned it on in Big West play to finish the year with 9 HR and a .285 batting average. Continue reading 2011 NCAA Regional Preview: Fullerton