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.
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
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The CBB is committed to our loyal readers in bringing the very best in College Baseball Coverage. We have come across six more 2009 Schedules: Manhattan College, Florida State, Jacksonville University, Kansas State, UC Santa Barbara, Winthrop.
Head Coach Kocks and Cleveland State open the 2009 campaign with a four game series in Atlanta Georgia against Georgia State. The following weekend Cleveland State will travel to Clarksville, Tennessee, to play in the Austin Peay Invitational.
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Former University of Memphis pitcher Brandon Rowan has joined the Pitt baseball coaching staff announced head coach Joe Jordano. Rowan, who most recently held the head coaching position at Crichton College in Memphis, Tenn., joins the Panthers’ staff as a volunteer assistant coach.
“I am very pleased to have a coach of Brandon Rowan’s character and experience join our staff,” said head coach Jordano.
The College Baseball Blog recently had the opportunity to talk with Jordan Wyckoff who just completed his second season with the Franklin and Marshall College Diplomats. He just finished his summer coaching in the Alaskan Baseball League where he served as an assistant coach for the Mat-Su Miners. This is our second opportunity to speak with Coach Wyckoff this fall as we focus this time on his Alaskan League experience. Continue reading
Our good friend Kendall Rogers of Rivals has been putting out some great articles about many different conferences and teams recently. He checked in yesterday with a preview of the ACC conference heading into the Fall Ball workouts. Continue reading
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Fullerton, Calif. – One of the toughest college baseball schedules in the country just got tougher. Cal State Fullerton’s Head Coach Dave Serrano announced changes to the 2009 baseball schedule that will see the Titans complete their 56-game schedule, add another headline opponent and create an extended road trip that will keep the team away from home for 11 consecutive days. Continue reading