This was the first full week of official practices for college baseball teams. We have some great articles including some great 2009 season previews. Here are our top five articles of the week with a bonus selection. Continue reading
We see the start of Division 1 College Baseball practice today with Cal-State Fullerton starting off with a midnight madness celebration. This week we saw some conferences put out their preseason conference polls and we did some great interviews with coaches from around the nation. Continue reading
We are now less then a month until the start of the 2009 season. This past week saw a ton of new information posted on the site highlighted by the interviews with head coaches from around the nation. The biggest news of the week was the Texas Longhorns suspending Augie Garrido for the first four games of the 2009 season for a DUI charge. We have put out our Top 10 for the NAIA season which started up this weekend with some great games. CBB contributor Bryan Young visited Eugene Oregon recently and supplied us with 15 pictures. The Big West and the West Coast Conference have put out their 2009 Preseason Coaches Poll. Our bonus article this week is by BoydWorld who looks at what programs abuse their pitchers most. It is one of the most interesting studies I have seen over the last few years. Continue reading
Every Sunday until the start of the season, we will be featuring the Top 5 articles from the past week. We were very heavy this week on Interviews with Coaches from around the nation. We also have the CAA and the Big East who put out their preseason projections. Continue reading
Every Sunday until the start of the season, we will be featuring the Top 5 articles from the past week. We start this week with a great interview that I did with Rich Hill of San Diego. He gave us candid answers about his 2009 squad and issues in College Baseball. The second article of the week is an article that was posted on All Things Valley League about the Top 15 hitters from the summer league. The third article of the week is from Baseball America writer Aaron Fitt who looks at a new prospal from West Virginia head coach Steven Van Zant. The fourth story of the week is Florida State freshman left handed pitcher Kyle Long withdrawing from school with academic issues. The final story of the week is our Q & A with our loyal readers asking me questions. Continue reading
Every Sunday until the start of the season, The College Baseball Blog will highlight some of the best articles of the past week. The first article is from Project Prospect writer Lincoln Hamilton who used a rubric to come up with the top college players in the country. The next article is from the LA Times looking at UCLA’s Trevor Bauer who will be 17 years old during his first college season in 2009. He actually decided to skip his final half of his senior year of high school to become a part of the Bruins squad. Continue reading
Every Sunday until the start of the season we will feature the Top 5 articles from the past week on The College Baseball Blog. The first article is about the CAA and the WAC cutting down on conference games to play more weekend non-conference games. The next article was a great interview which I was able to get with South Alabama Head Coach Steve Kittrell. We posted an excellent article about the Dartmouth Big Green’s tour of the Dominican Republic a few weeks back. We also have the court records from December 24th from the Andrew Oliver situation. Our final articles of the week are from the Collegiate Baseball News who put out their 2009 Preseason Polls this week. As always, you can check out Continue reading
We are starting a new feature today with our Top 5 articles from the past week. The articles that are featured this week are the 2009 NCBWA All-American team, an article about scholarships in baseball, an article about the America East/Northeast Conference Challenge, the USA Collegiate National Team coaching staff finalized and finally the Big Ten Championship moving to a neutral site in Columbus Ohio.