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 →
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 →
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 →
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. Continue reading →
All Saint Mary’s baseball fans are being invited to a special treat, as this Wednesday, October 15, the Gaels baseball team will hold an inter-squad scrimmage at AT&T Park home of the San Francisco Giants. Continue reading →
Rivals editor Kendall Rogers has put out two strong articles recently. The first one focuses on North Carolina head coach Mike Fox. He talks about how the expectations have risen in the program over the last three years with the amount of success they have had. Continue reading →
The Register-Guard has put out a very good article looking into the salary and benefits in George Horton’s contract. Horton is the former Cal-State Fullerton coach who left the Titans program to restart the University of Oregon program. He will be paid $450,000 yearly with several bonus clauses included for on the field performance and academic performance by the squad. If Horton is fired before the expiration of his contract, he will receive $600,000 per season left. Continue reading →
Note: The CBB has added several schools to its D-II and D-III list that have released their 2009 College Baseball Schedules. Just use the link up top or the link on the right and you will find all the schools that released their schedules.
Challenging Baseball Schedule Awaits Valpo in 2009
Twenty-four home games, including 23 to be played at Emory G. Bauer Field and another at U.S. Steel Yard highlight a challenging 2009 baseball schedule head coach Tracy Woodson has announced. Continue reading →
Tom Sheridan who is an intern in the Cal-State Fullerton media relations department has a great article on a trio of Titans players that led the USA Collegiate National Team this summer. The team ended up going 24-0 picking up the Gold Medals in the FISU World Championships games and the Haarlem Baseball Week. The three Titans players that took part were Christian Colon, Josh Fellhauer, and Jared Clark. Continue reading →
The Long Beach Press Telegram writer Bob Keisser has written an article previewing the 15 new faces around the Long Beach State program in 2009 and a potential lineup. The biggest name in the group is former Miami (FL) corner infielder Joey Terdoslavich who will be sitting out the 2009 season due to the new transfer rules. Andrew Gagnon who was selected in the 10th round by the Pittsburgh Pirates turned down a sizable bonus to play for the Dirtbags. He went 8-3 with a 1.58 ERA with Liberty High School in California. He should be able to compete for a spot in the starting rotation right away. Continue reading →