Campbell is coming off a 41-21 campaign while going 18-8 in Big South play. What are your expectations for the 2015 season?
College Baseball Daily: You went 46-16-1, had a couple tough losses in the regional here at home. Every team is different, every team has its own motivation. How much does that loss last year motivate this year’s team and how much have they been working? Paul Mainieri: Every team other than one loses not one […]
I don’t know anymore….Mississippi State is putting a 40 million dollar facility improvement project to Dudy Noble Field. Ok, that is fine and dandy that the Bulldogs want to redo the facility but does it really help College Baseball? I am one of the few that believes this continues to widen the gap that has […]
“Four players fainted,” Texas head coach Augie Garrido said. “I had a mild heart attack.” Centerfielder Mark Payton said the bullpen looked like a bunch of caged monkeys. Reliever Travis Duke agreed, saying he was scaling the fence in the bullpen. “A lot of us were like spider monkeys on the fence. Numerous fist pumps. […]
OMAHA, Neb. — Scott Brown may have the best college baseball job the country. As the Vanderbilt pitching coach, Brown gets to pull the strings on the deepest staff in the country — a staff that runs out talented arm after talented arm. Vanderbilt features junior right-hander Tyler Beede, the No. 14 overall draft pick […]
Yesterday, Tony Gwynn died at age 54. Gwynn finally lost his battle with cancer stemming from smokeless tobacco usage. I wasn’t surprised. During my last couple of trips to San Diego to cover the University of San Diego and Gwynn’s San Diego State team, I had been told Tony was struggling and getting worse rather […]
OMAHA, Neb. — With the winning run on second base and a base open in the ninth inning, Ole Miss head coach Mike Bianco had a difficult decision to make Sunday night at TD Ameritrade Park. Bianco had to choose between pitching to Virginia’s biggest offensive weapon, Mike Papi, or pitching around Papi to face Joe McCarthy, who […]
Momentum is a fickle mistress, especially in baseball where there is no clock to be beat. In pressure situations with 18- to 22-year-old college baseball players, momentum can quickly shift with one big play. That is only heightened when runs are at a premium during a low-scoring affair with quality arms on the mound. And on college […]