Chestnut Hill, Mass. – The Boston College baseball team will wear specially-designed jerseys at the 2015 Red Sox exhibition game on March 3 to honor former captain and director of baseball operations Pete Frates. The jerseys are replicas of the one worn by Frates in 2007, during his senior captaincy. All the players will don Frates’ last name and number 3 in his honor. Continue reading Boston College and Red Sox to honor Pete Frates
With the start of college baseball season less than a month away, here at College Baseball Daily we’re previewing each team in the Atlantic Coast Conference. We will start with the Atlantic Division and then move to the Coastal Division.
The University of Virginia, preseason ranked nationally at number 2, has been selected as the 2015 Atlantic Coast Conference baseball preseason favorite by the leagues 14 head coaches. Virginia, for the second year in a row has been slated as the team to beat in the ACC with 10 first-place votes followed by Florida State with 4 first-place votes. In a conference that hosts 5 of the top 25 teams in the nation one thing is for sure and that is competitive baseball in the Atlantic Coast Conference. Continue reading 2015 ACC Atlantic Division Preview
The Boston College baseball team released the 2015 schedule on Tuesday. The 55-game slate features 10 teams that were in the 2014 NCAA Tournament and 23 home games, including the final six of the regular season.
Continue reading Boston College releases 2015 Schedule
The Boston College baseball program practices during the brutal New England winters at Alumni Stadium which is the home of the BC football program. The school puts a bubble over the field allowing a bunch of teams the oppurtunity to practice in a controlled environment. You can check out the time lapsed video below of the facility going up. Continue reading Boston College puts up Alumni Stadium Bubble
Unless you been living under a rock, you have heard about the Ice Bucket Challenge. Many eople don’t recognize this started with a former Boston College baseball player Pete Frates who has ALS. You can check out a SportsCenter feature on him below. Continue reading Pete Frates feature on SportsCenter
Chestnut Hill, Mass. – Head baseball coach Mike Gambino announced on Thursday that Rhode Island head coach Jim Foster will join the coaching ranks as the associate head coach at Boston College. Foster, who will be the Eagles’ pitching coach, as well as work with the catchers, brings 12 years of experience to the Heights. Continue reading Boston College announces Former URI coach Jim Foster as Assistant
Boston College Eagles
2013 record: 12 – 40 (4 – 25 ACC, 6th place)
Finish: No postseason
To put it bluntly, the Boston College Eagles were out of their element in ACC conference play in 2013. The Eagles lost their first 20 conference games before surprisingly winning a home series with Miami to get off the schnide.
The Cavaliers were named by 10 coaches as this year’s team to beat, while Florida State received four first-place votes. Continue reading 2014 ACC Preseason Coaches Poll
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Boston College head baseball coach Mike Gambino continues a tradition he started his first year at the Heights in 2011 by selecting a current player to wear No. 8 in honor of former player Peter “Sonny” Nictakis. Each season, a player who has battled adversity and represents the best qualities of BC Baseball will wear Sonny’s old number. Continue reading BC’s Bourdon Selected to Honor Sonny Nictakis with No. 8
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Chestnut Hill, Mass. – The Boston College baseball team rounded out its staff by added Jimmy Van Ostrand as a volunteer coach, head coach Mike Gambino announced on Wednesday afternoon. Van Ostrand brings seven years of international and minor league playing experience to the Eagles.
“It is extremely important to me that we surround our players with high character people who can help them develop on the field and also into quality men off the field. I think Jimmy fits that mold and is a great fit with our staff,” Gambino said. “He is coming off a great playing career and comes to us with extensive experience that our boys will be able to draw from. He will be a huge asset to our program and we are extremely lucky and excited to have him join as staff.” Continue reading Boston College names Jimmy Van Ostrand as Assistant Coach