The College Baseball Blog made the trip on Saturday to Cambridge to see the Harvard Crimson take on the Dartmouth Big Green in the final Ivy League home games for the Crimson on the year. The Big Green entered the weekend with a magic number of three to clinch the Red Rolfe Division with the Yale Bulldogs in second place. Continue reading CBB Visit: Dartmouth at Harvard (Doubleheader)
The CBB made the trip to Worcester MA to watch the second doubleheader between Lafayette and Holy Cross on April 20th. The Crusaders entered the double dip in sole possession of first place in the Patriot League with a one game lead. In Game 1, The Crusaders sent senior left handed pitcher Matt O’Brien for his final scheduled start at Fitton Field as he took on freshman Zach Fritz. Both pitchers were largely ineffective throughout with Fritz lasting only 3.2 innings while giving up all three Crusader runs on three hits and four walks. Continue reading CBB Visit: Lafayette at Holy Cross Doubleheader on April 20th
The College Baseball Blog made the trek out to UMass on Saturday to see the Minutemen host the A-10 leading Charlotte 49ers. The Minutemen entered the game with an 11-16 record while 4-9 in the conference. The 49ers entered with a 28-8 overall record and 10-3 in conference play. Continue reading CBB Visit: Charlotte at UMass
ATLANTA, Ga. — Georgia Tech took an early 2-0 lead off an RBI single from Derek Dietrich and a solo home run from Tony Plagman, but Miami’s offense proved to be too powerful for the Yellow Jackets as Miami came back to win 9-3. Hurricanes first baseman Yonder Alonso went 3-for-4 on the day with a home run and 2 RBI. Center fielder Blake Tekotte continued his hot streak, going 2-for-5 today and 9-for-15 on the series.
David Gutierrez pitched 6 strong innings for the Hurricanes to earn the victory. Georgia Tech starter Zach Von Tersch lasted only 4 2/3 innings, giving up 5 runs. Continue reading Miami completes sweep over Georgia Tech
The College Baseball Blog made an appearance at Shea Field today to see the final game of the Boston College-FSU game on Saturday. The game was moved up to Saturday after torrential rains never came down in the Boston area. The Seminoles won Game 1 of the series 8-6 and Game 2 by a score of 4-3. Continue reading CBB Visit: FSU at BC (Game 3)
The College Baseball Blog took in the first game of the doubleheader between Holy Cross and Army on Sunday. It was bitter cold so I only ended up staying for the first game which was one of the most exciting games at the end in the last few years that I have attended. Continue reading CBB Visit: Army at Holy Cross (Game 3)
The College Baseball Blog went down to Brockton MA to take in a doubleheader between Boston College and Duke. The Eagles swept the doubleheader with a 3-2 victory in game one and a 6-0 shutout in Game 2. Continue reading CBB Visit: BC sweep over Duke
No. 8 Wichita State Knocks Off Kansas, 7-3
LAWRENCE, Kan. – Senior right fielder Ryne Price hit his seventh home run of the season, while sophomore Paul Smyth struck out five in three innings of work, but it was not enough. Conor Gillaspe’s RBI ground out in the top of the fifth broke a three-all tie and lifted No. 8 Wichita State to a 7-3 triumph over Kansas Tuesday evening at Hoglund Ballpark.
The Shockers improve to 21-3 on the season, while KU falls to 18-13
Originally posted on RockChalkTalk.com on Tuesday, 4/1
The Shockers have a few top tier draft picks on this team. Several of which id expect to make it to the show (MLB). It isn’t a super deep team when it comes to pro prospects, but what the Shockers do so well is MAKE professional players out of hard working kids. So I would expect for many more to come out of the woodwork as the year progresses and to be there as a prospect next season. Let me go over who I am going to be keeping my eyes on Tuesday. Continue reading 2008 MLB Draft Preview: Wichita State
ATLANTA, Ga. — Georgia Tech scored 11 unanswered runs to rally back from a 6-2 deficit and beat the Buccaneers of East Tennessee State 13-6. Catcher Jason Haniger and first baseman Tony Plagman hit home runs for the Yellow Jackets. Charlie Blackmon and Brad Feltes added two hits each. Center fielder Jacob Fabry led the Buccaneers with 3 hits.
Game 2 of the mid-week series continues Wednesday at 6pm. Freshman RHP Brandon Cumpton (1-0, 4.88) takes the mound for the Yellow Jackets, facing ETSU’s senior LHP Matt McGahey (0-1, 6.91) Continue reading Georgia Tech 13, East Tennessee State 6
The Wichita State Shockers will head to the University of Kansas on Tuesday for a mid-week showdown between in-state rivals. Kansas heads into the game with a 18-12 record but 1-5 in the Big 12. Wichita State on the other hand is having a strong season like usual with a record of 20-3 while being a perfect 3-0 in the Missouri Valley Conference after sweeping Illinois State a few weeks back. The Shockers will send Tim Kelley to the mound sporting a record of 2-1 with a 5.29 ERA. Kansas will counter with Shaeffer Hall who is 2-1 with a 4.11 ERA. The CBB will be in attendance tonight so come back for a full game recap. Continue reading Shockers head to Kansas