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2009 Baseball Schedule for the BYU Cougars

The BYU Cougars open the season on the road in Stillwater, Oklahoma on February 20th against the OSU Cowboys and then play Manhattan College on Saturday in Stillwater. The Cougars will then make a trip to Waco to play the Baylor Bears in a two game set on Monday and Tuesday before returning home to play their first home game of the season against Portland in a 3 game set starting on Thursday the 26th of February.

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Mountain West Friday Recap

#11 UCI 5 @ New Mexico 3
BYU 22 @ Air Force 0
UNLV 2 @
Utah 10
1 @ San Diego St. 4

BYU 22 @ Air Force 0
Wortham Twirls Five-Hit Shutout
USAFA, Colo. (April 25, 2008)–Jake Wortham twirled a five-hit shutout Friday, going the distance in BYU’s 22-0 victory with howling winds at the Air Force Academy.

Wortham evened his record at 3-3, retiring 14 straight before surrendering a double in the ninth inning as the Cougars snapped a five-game losing streak. The junior southpaw from Allen, Texas also recorded nine strikeouts, no walks and retired the side in order in the third, fourth, sixth, seventh and eighth innings.

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UK, TCU, South Florida, Charlotte, and Temple pick up wins


TCU 13 BYU 4

PROVO, Utah – The TCU Horned Frogs erased an early 3-0 deficit with a six-run second inning and cruised to the 13-4 victory over BYU at Larry H. Miller Field Friday night. The victory ensures the Frogs the series win as they continue their hot play in the month of April. It was another offensive explosion for TCU as they scored 13 times on 15 hits. Clint Arnold drove in a game-high four runs on three hits. Matt Vern also homered for the Frogs. Continue reading

TCU hammers BYU 16-5


PROVO, Utah – Five BYU errors and an offensive onslaught by the TCU Horned Frogs led them to a series-opening 16-5 victory Thursday night at Miller Field. The Frogs picked up 14 hits in the contest led by another good outing by Chris Ellington, who tied a school record with three doubles. The junior drove in four runs as did Ben Carruthers. In total, the Horned Frogs scored nine unearned runs in the game. Continue reading

CSTV Season Previews for Feb. 18th

Eric Sorensen continues his season previews today for February 18th checking in on six conferences over the last two days. He checked in on the MEAC, MAC, Mountain West,  Missouri Valley, Ohio Valley, and the Northeast conferences. Continue reading

TCU slated to win Mountain West

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The TCU Horned Frogs have been selected to win their third straight regular season Mountain West Conference baseball championship in 2008. In a vote of the seven MWC head coaches and a select media panel, the Horned Frogs received six of a possible nine first-place votes and 60 points, while BYU (three first-place votes) received 52 points to finish second in the poll. Continue reading

BYU releases 2008 Schedule

The BYU baseball program has released their 2008 schedule whihc is highlighted with visits from Oregon State and Kansas State. They will take part in two tournaments this year with the Banana Belt Tournament in Idaho on Feb. 28th-March 1st and the Sacramento State Tournament where they will battle UC-Davis, San Jose State, and Sacramento State from March 6th-8th. They will also play a full Mountain West schedule including a visit from conference power TCU. The full schedule is available here.

Service Academy Spring Classic Recap

The Navy Midshipmen were limited to two hits by the Missouri Tigers on the final day of the Service Academy Spring Classic. Missouri pitchers Stephan Holst and Ryan Gargano both pitched 3.0 scoreless and hitless innings to start the game. Ryan Allen then came in and gave up two hits in the final three innings of the game. The no-hit bid was broken up with 2 outs in the eighth inning by freshman Stephen Soares. Navy will be back in action on Wednesday when they host Georgetown.

Missouri followed the Navy shutout victory with a 5-1 loss to Memphis on Sunday. Missouri will be back in action Friday for their home opener with Youngstown State. I have linked to all the other games at the Classic below.

Sunday’s Game Recaps

Navy Recap
Missouri’s Recap

Air Force vs Akron Recap (Zips Recap)
Air Force vs Akron Recap (USAF Recap)

Friday Game Recaps

Akron vs Missouri Recap (Missouri Recap)
Akron vs Missouri Recap (Akron Recap)

Akron vs Memphis Recap (Memphis Recap)
Akron vs Memphis Recap (Zips Recap)

Navy vs Air Force Game 1 Recap (USNA Recap)

Navy vs Air Force Game 1 Recap (USAF Recap)

Navy vs Air Force Game 2 Recap (USNA Recap)

Navy vs Air Force Game 2 Recap (USAF Recap)

BYU vs Missouri Game Recap (BYU Recap)
BYU vs Missouri Game Recap (Missouri Recap)

Thursday Games

BYU vs Memphis Game Recap (BYU Recap)
BYU vs Memphis Game Recap (Memphis Recap)

BYU Opens with a win over SHSU

The BYU Cougars opened the 2007 season with a solid 17-8 victory over Sam Houston State. The Cougars were led by a five hit performance from Leon Johnson. He also scored three runs from his lead-off spot in the lineup. The Cougar pitching staff had a rough night with starter Jesse Craig giving up six runs in four innings of work. He was followed by Matt Jensen who gave up two runs in his four innings. Clayton Barnes pitched a scoreless ninth for the victory. Sam Houston State starter Tim Gray who surrendered five runs in his four innings of work. Stephen Spaugh followed him by giving up five runs in 1.1 innings. Tanner Rainwater came in and pitched 2.2 innings and gave up three runs. Zac Baker pitched the ninth and gave up four runs. The Sam Houston State BearKats need to get better pitching if they expect to compete for an NCAA tournament bid. The teams continue the series on Friday afternoon.