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→
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→
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→
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→
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→
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 Rivals Links for October 13th→
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 Nike makes Horton happy→
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.
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