Mike Gillespie has seen just about everything this game has to offer after 20 years at USC and currently in his seventh season as the head man at UC Irvine. On Sunday, he saw something very familiar that got him to a new plateau. “Skip” reached a milestone, picking up his 1,000th career Division I […]
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There was some impressive pitching in Southern California Saturday. Four shutouts were thrown with Cal State Fullerton and Cal Poly getting in on the action as they both evened big series. San Diego and Cal State Northridge both swept doubleheaders while UC Riverside and Loyola Marymount dropped heartbreakers. UC Irvine got a big win over […]
“Extra! Extra! Read all about it!” You can just hear the sound of the paperboy of yonder past hocking the latest edition. On Friday night, Cal State Fullerton and San Francisco needed a special edition. The Titans and Dons set a new Goodwin Field record for the longest game played. USC continued its walk-off magic, […]
IRVINE, Calif. — UC Irvine wanted an insurance run. Leading 3-2, the Anteaters got a leadoff walk from Grant Palmer to start the bottom of the seventh inning. Head coach Mike Gillespie had Chris Rabago sacrifice Palmer to second base to set up preseason All-Americans Taylor Sparks and Connor Spencer, who combined for 159 hits […]
Today was our first opportunity to see the Southern California teams face off with each other in mid-week action — something that makes the SoCal teams unique. Rather than playing schools from directional schools or baby small conferences like might happen in other parts of the country, the SoCal coaches match up with each other, […]
Rod Dedeaux would have been 100 years old on Monday. Unfortunately, the famous USC baseball coach died in January 2006 after complications from a stroke. Otherwise, the architect of the college baseball’s most dominant program would still be calling everyone “Tiger” and still be everyone’s friend. On Sunday, the University of Southern California honored Rod […]
FULLERTON, Calif. — Jason Monda is supposed to be one of the run producers in the middle of Washington State’s lineup after the senior led the team with 40 RBI last season. Against No. 1 Cal State Fullerton, Monda had started the season 0-for-8. He was 0-for-5 Saturday when he came to the plate with […]
The Cal State Northridge Matadors hosted their annual Alumni Game on Saturday afternoon. The new coaching staff got its first chance to take a look at the 2014 Matadors squad at full speed, even though it was in a controlled scrimmage against recent alumni. You can check out a photo gallery from the day below.
CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State got on the field for an intra-squad scrimmage for the first time this fall on Friday. The Beavers had been prevented from scrimmaging earlier by weeks of steady rain that finally broke on Thursday. OSU finished tied for third at the College World Series in June and has two-thirds of […]
Here is some of the best pictures taken by College Baseball Daily during the 2013 CCBL All-Star Game at the home of the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox on July 27th.