The Tennessee baseball team welcomed 16 newcomers to campus recently, and that talented crop of new Volunteers just completed its first week of classes at UT. Included among the fresh faces are five junior-college transfers and 11 true freshmen.
The group is composed of five infielders, eight pitchers, one outfielder and a pair of two-way players. Seven hail from the state of Tennessee (with three from Knoxville), three are from Georgia and there is one each from Florida, Kentucky, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina and Ohio.
University of the Pacific opens the season on February 20th on the road against the Baylor Bears in Waco, Texas. Pacific returns home to open the season against Sacramento State in a single game slate. They they hit the road again and travel to San Diego for the USD Tournament starting the 26th of February.
Fresno State’s baseball team has been invited by President Bush for a White House ceremony on Nov. 12.
FRESNO, Calif. – Fresno State’s celebration of the 2008 NCAA baseball title will continue well into the fall.
President George Bush has invited the Bulldogs to come to the White House, school officials were notified late Monday. The team will meet with the President sometime between 1 and 4 p.m. Nov. 12.
The visit is part of a program to honor NCAA spring sports national champions. The Bulldogs were the first championship team offered an invitation. White House officials said President Bush, who is a baseball fan and former owner of the Texas Rangers, was excited about Fresno State’s “Underdogs to Wonderdogs” story.
Fullerton, Calif. – Second-year Head Coach Dave Serrano has announced the 2009 Cal State Fullerton baseball schedule that features 32 games against 2008 NCAA Regional teams and includes fresh faces such as Oklahoma State, Oral Roberts and Rhode Island.
The Titans will kick off the 2009 docket at home Feb. 20-22 against the Horned Frogs of TCU.
“Cal State Fullerton baseball players and fans have grown accustomed to the Titans playing one of the toughest schedules in the country – and this coming season will be no different,” said Serrano.
The College Baseball Blog took in the Cape Cod All-Star game on Saturday night which was won by the Eastern All-Stars 8-6 in an exciting game. We take a look at the Eastern Division today with some thoughts on the pitchers that saw action in the All-Star game. Continue reading →
Baseball Program Holds 11th Annual Bullpen Golf Outing. Event raised nearly $40,000 for the baseball program.
QUEENS, N.Y. – The St. John’s baseball program hosted its 11th annual Bullpen Golf Outing at Pelham Country Club in Pelham Manor, N.Y., on July 28. The event, with title sponsor Chartwells, raised over $40,000 to benefit the Red Storm baseball program.
The Cape Cod All-Star game takes place tonight in Chatham MA. The game is usually a showcase event for the top draft eligibile players in 2009. UC-Irvine pitcher Bryce Stowell will start for the Western Division while Matt Thomson of San Diego will start for the Eastern Division. Continue reading →
Team USA opens play on Friday with a game against Korea at 4:30 am eastern time. They have a perfect record this summer of 16-0 after winning Haarlem Baseball Week. We will take a look at some of the top hitters on the team and top pitchers for the squad for the FISU tournament. Continue reading →
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE COCA COLA PITCHER OF THE WEEK
Bourne right-hander Bryce Stowell (Cal-Irvine) came within two outs of pitching a complete-game shutout Friday night against Wareham and the performance earned him Coca-Cola Pitcher of the Week honors for the seven-day period ending July 12. The 6-2, 205-pound native of La Habra, Calif., now boasts the Cape Cod Baseball League’s lowest ERA – 0.36 – after working 26 innings in which he struck out 31 batters, walked only five and scattered 10 hits. In his 2-0 victory over Wareham, he struck out eight, did not walk a batter and doled out seven hits. Stowell was 8-3 with a 3.26 ERA at Cal-Irvine this spring as a sophomore. Continue reading →