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Minnesota moves all Big Ten home games to Target Field

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The Minnesota baseball team will play all of its Big Ten home games in the 2011 season at Target Field.

Minnesota will open Big Ten play on Friday, Apr. 1 at 1:05 p.m. with a doubleheader against Purdue. The Gophers will finish the series on Saturday, Apr. 2 at 1:05 p.m. Minnesota will play a conventional three-game series against Northwestern on Friday, Apr. 15 at 3:05 p.m., Saturday, Apr. 16 at 3:05 p.m. and Sunday, Apr. 17 at 1:05 p.m. Continue reading

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ACC Weekend Preview (Feb. 18th-20th)

We start up the 2011 season today with all 12 ACC teams in action with most of the top teams facing weaker competition. The best two non-conference matchups this weekend is the Virginia Cavaliers taking part in the Auburn Tigers tourney while North Carolina heads to Southern California to take part in the USC Tournament while slipping in a game with Cal-State Fullerton on Saturday. You can check out our ACC Atlantic Division and Coastal Division previews to get a full rundown on the conference teams heading into the opening weekend. We have also included our picks from some of our good friends around the country who will be joining us throughout the 2011 season. Continue reading

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2011 Season Preview: Seniors to Watch

There are a few seniors this year that have come back for their final season of eligible. One of the top hitters in the class is Paul Hoilman from East Tennessee State who won both the 2010 T.D. Ameritrade Home Run Derby and the 2010 Cape Cod Baseball League Home Run Derby. You can check out the rest of our Top Seniors below. Continue reading

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2011 Big Ten Preseason Coaches Poll

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PARK RIDGE, Ill. – After winning the Big Ten’s regular-season and tournament titles last season, Minnesota has been named the conference favorite for 2011, the Big Ten announced on Tuesday. For the first time in conference history, the Big Ten baseball coaches voted on the top six teams and also selected three players from their teams for a Players to Watch list. Also among the top six projected finishers for the season were No. 2 Michigan, No. 3 Indiana, No. 4 Michigan State, No. 5 Iowa and No. 6 Ohio State. Continue reading

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Big Ten Network releases 2011 Television Schedule

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CHICAGO – The Big Ten Network will offer its most extensive baseball and softball coverage ever, with at least 140 events on television or online in 2011. This year’s streamed schedule at www.BigTenNetwork.com will include at least 30 more events than last year’s schedule. Every telecast will be produced in high definition. Continue reading

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Purdue Trustees approve plans for New Baseball Stadium

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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The Purdue Board of Trustees today approved a contract to build a baseball stadium and make major upgrades to the women’s soccer complex. The projects are part of the Mackey Complex master plan that was approved in May 2007.

The $21 million baseball stadium, to be financed with athletics department funds, could eventually seat up to 2,500 spectators in the first phase of improvements to the Northwest Athletics Complex that includes the adjacent soccer facility. The intercollegiate baseball stadium will replace the existing 1,100-seat Lambert Field, which has been the team’s home since 1965.  Continue reading

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NCBWA Releases 2011 Stopper of the Year Watch List

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Wichita, Kan. (NCBWA) — Forty-five players have been named to the initial watch list for the seventh annual National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Stopper of the Year Award, given to the top relief pitcher in NCAA Division I baseball, as announced by the association Tuesday.
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Day 1 of Practice News and Notes

Friday was the first day of practice around the country for almost every Division 1 baseball program. Here are some of the most interesting links and videos from the day. Continue reading

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2011 CBD Season Preview: Big Ten

Heading into the 2010 campaign, everyone was talking about the Ohio State Buckeyes being the class of the Big Ten but they would be talking about the Gophers instead. The Big Ten ended up seeing the first place Minnesota Gophers (15-9) and last place Penn State Nittany Lions (9-15) separated by a measly six games. Michigan ended up finishing second with a 14-10 mark while Iowa and Northwestern finished at 13-11 in a tie for third place. Purdue and Indiana were also tied with a 12-12 mark for fifth place. Michigan State and Ohio State tied for seventh place with a record of 11-13 and Illinois finished in ninth with a 10-14 mark while Penn State rounded out the standings with their 9-15 record. Continue reading

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Top 100 Countdown: 10. Alex Dickerson (Indiana)

College Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the 2011 College Baseball season by checking in on the Top 100 Players in the country. We will be providing one player per day until we reach number 1.

We continue the list today with number 10 in our countdown with Indiana junior outfielder/first baseman Alex Dickerson. He is from Poway, California, where he attended Poway High School. As a senior, he hit .455 with 12 doubles, six triples, eight home runs, 45 RBI and 40 runs while slugging .851, with a .522 on-base percentage and perfect 7-for-7 on the basepaths. He was selected in the 48th round of the 2008 MLB Draft by the Washington Nationals but decided to head to Indiana to continue his baseball career. Continue reading