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Pacific Fall World Series Game 2 Recap

Mike McKeever (Courtesy of Pacific Media Relations)
Mike McKeever (Courtesy of Pacific Media Relations)

Stockton, Calif. – In the second-consecutive day of Pacific Baseball’s Orange and Black World Series, the Black Tigers secured the series after topping the Orange Tigers 10-4 on Nov. 20.

The 2008 Orange and Black World Series consists of three games from Nov. 19-21, to mark the end of fall play in 2008.

Junior Jamie Niley (Elk Grove, Calif.) took the mound for the Black team, and helped keep Orange down early on.
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College Baseball Early Signing period-Part TWO

South Carolina Baseball Announces 2008 Signing Class

The University of South Carolina baseball program has announced the signing of 12 student-athletes to National Letters of Intent during the November early signing period. The class includes five players from the South Carolina Diamond Devils AAU squad that won a pair of national championships this summer as well as the top rated high school players out of the states of North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Virginia. It consists of 10 high school players as well as two junior college standouts.
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College Baseball Early Signing Period- 11-19-08

Six commit to Virginia Tech baseball in early signing period

The Virginia Tech baseball coaching staff announced on Wednesday the official signing of five players to National Letters of Intent for the 2009-10 school year, as well as the addition of one transfer from an SEC school.

The new signees scheduled to join the Hokies for the 2010 season include outfielder/first baseman Tyler Horan of Boston College High School in Middleboro, Mass., pitcher Joe Mantiply of Tunstall High School in Danville, Va., catcher Chad Morgan of Paul VI Catholic High School in Springfield, Va., pitcher/first baseman Patrick Scoggin of Douglas S. Freeman High School in Richmond, Va., and shortstop/pitcher Brent Zimmerman of Nova High School in Cooper City, Fla. Also joining Tech in 2010 will be shortstop Tim Smalling, a Raleigh, N.C., native who spent the past two seasons starting for the University of Arkansas.
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Pepperdine knocks off Long Beach 14-3 in Fall Ball

Courtesy of Pepperdine Media Relations

MALIBU, Calif. – Junior transfer Colin Rooney’s (Yorba Linda, Calif./Saddleback College) eighth-inning, three-run homer was the key shot in Pepperdine’s 14-3 victory over Long Beach State Sunday afternoon at Eddy D. Field Stadium.

The two-out blast to left center increased the Waves’ lead from four to seven, and more importantly, crushed any hopes for a Long Beach comeback in today’s scheduled 10-inning exhibition. Continue reading Pepperdine knocks off Long Beach 14-3 in Fall Ball

Pepperdine and LBSU tie at 8


Denny Duron's arm and bat were key in Pepperdine's 8-8 tie in an exhibition with Long Beach State.

LONG BEACH, Calif. – Pepperdine shortstop Denny Duron gunned down Long Beach State’s Brennan Metzger at home plate by for the final out of Saturday’s 8-8 tie between the Waves and Dirtbags at Blair Field.

Long Beach had already scored twice in its half of the ninth when Duron (Shreveport, La./Evangel Christian Academy) scooped a ball hit up the middle by Jonathan Jones. Realizing he had no chance to catch the speedy centerfielder, the senior wheeled around and fired a bullet to rookie catcher Nathan Johnson (Camarillo, Calif./Camarillo HS), who applied the tag on Metzger. Continue reading Pepperdine and LBSU tie at 8

Cal-State Northridge 2009 Schedule

The Cal-State Northridge baseball program has put out their 2009 slate. They will open the season against Pepperdine on February 20th-22nd with the beginning and end of the series taking place in Malibu and the middle game in Northridge. The Matadors will host Big 12 school Texas Tech from February 27th-March 1st in a three game set. They will head to Nebraska from March 6th-March 8th to play a four game set against the Huskers. Continue reading Cal-State Northridge 2009 Schedule

Cal-State Bakersfield releases 2009 Schedule


Bill Kernen leads CSUB in 2009
Bill Kernen leads CSUB in 2009

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The inaugural schedule for the CSUB baseball team, released Monday, features an array of opponents, none bigger than the defending NCAA Division I National Champions, and Valley rival, Fresno State, whom the Roadrunners will take on during a five-game series in early April. Perhaps the most anticipated series of the season will take place Apr. 3-8 with the first three games being played in Fresno and the final two match-ups taking place in Bakersfield on Apr. 7 and 8. Continue reading Cal-State Bakersfield releases 2009 Schedule

UC Davis 2009 Schedule


(Photo by Wayne Tilcock, Davis Enterprise)

DAVIS, Calif.– The 2009 UC Davis baseball schedule was released Monday by head coach Rex Peters. Fresh off their first-ever trip to the NCAA Division I postseason in their first year of eligibility, the Aggies’ 56-game schedule features eight teams that made the NCAA tournament last season – a list that includes defending national champion Fresno State. Continue reading UC Davis 2009 Schedule

Phillies-Rays set to face off in World Series

David Price from Vanderbilt celebrates ALCS victory

Most of my readers know that I am a diehard Red Sox fan but we have to congratulate to the Philadelphia Phillies and the Tampa Bay Rays after they both advance to the 2008 World Series. The Rays ended up making the series on the arm of David Price who was the number 1 pick in the 2007 MLB draft after a standout career with the Vanderbilt Commodores. He ended up getting the final four outs in Game 7 of the ALCS protecting a two run lead. They also featured 2006 number 3 overall pick, 2005 Cape Cod League MVP, and 2006 Big West Player of the Year Evan Longoria from Long Beach State. He has played in all eleven games of the playoffs with a .262 average, six homers, and eleven RBI. Continue reading Phillies-Rays set to face off in World Series

2009 College Baseball Schedule- Cal Poly


For the first time since Larry Lee took over as head coach prior to the 2002 baseball season, Cal Poly will play more home games than on the road.

The 2009 Cal Poly baseball schedule announced Tuesday by Lee and director of athletics Alison Cone features 30 home games and 26 on the road.

The Mustangs will host 2003 College World Series champion Rice for a three-game series opening the campaign and also will host Sacramento State and San Francisco for three game non-conference series.
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