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Random Thoughts: 30 Days to Selection Monday

ColumbiaField I have been hearing all the national media praising Drew Pomeranz for his strong start to the season but has anyone flown under the radar more then Chris Sale from Florida Gulf Coast. Sale picked up a 4-2 victory over Clemson on Saturday where he went eight strong innings allowing only four hits and two runs. Continue reading

Ivy League Recap for April 4th

Here is your Ivy League Recap for April 4th.

PrincetonBaseballGame 1: Columbia 7 Brown 0
Game 2: Brown 6 Columbia 5

New York, NY – Brown earned its second consecutive Ivy split on Sunday afternoon, taking one of two against Columbia behind a strong start from junior Matt Kimball.  Kimball, who set a new single season record for saves in 2009 as the closer for the Bears, gave up just one run in six innings in his first start for Brown in nearly two years.

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Ivy League Recap for April 3rd

AndyMcgee Here is your Ivy League Recap for April 3rd.

Game 1: Penn 8 Brown 6
Game 2: Brown 11 Penn 5

Philadelphia, PA – The Brown baseball team kicked off its Ivy League season on Saturday afternoon, earning a road split against Penn, winning the second game 11-5 after dropping a tough 8-6 opener.  Sophomore Mike DiBiase had a big day at the plate, going 5-6 with three RBI’s and two walks over the doubleheader.

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Columbia Hosts Indoor Clinic with the WHEELS School


ColumbiaBaseball NEW YORK – After a semester-long partnership with the WHEELS middle school in Washington Heights, Columbia’s baseball team hosted a clinic in the University Gym in December, teaching the youngsters the finer points of the game.

Hitting, pitching and fielding were each on display during the clinic as a number of the Lions chipped in to share their skills with the kids.  After cancelling a clinic earlier in the year due to rain, Columbia head coach Brett Boretti offered to set up a date indoors that would let the kids bat in the cages and hang out with their college friends one more time before the holidays.

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Columbia Partners with Level the Field at Local Middle School


ColumbiaBaseball NEW YORK – During the fall semester, the Columbia Baseball team has spent its Thursday afternoons with sixth-graders at the Washington Heights Expeditionary Learning School (WHEELS), just a quick subway ride away from the Morningside Heights campus.

Each week, the team was given a general lesson plan that included sharing career and personal goals.  The players also talked baseball, including how to show good sportsmanship and the nuances of the game, such as how many fingers a catcher signals to a pitcher for a fastball or a curveball.

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California, Columbia Release 2010 Schedules

ESPN Photo The Cal Golden Bears have unveiled their 2010 schedule.  The season will begin with a four games in Berkeley against Southern Utah (Feb. 19-21) and UC Davis (Feb. 23) before the Golden Bears take part in the Cal State Bakersfield Tournament (Feb. 26-28).  Also highlighting the non-conference schedule for the Bears is a four game weekend series at Rice (March 11-14) and a three game set at Cal Poly (March 19-21) as well as a home series against the Arkansas Razorbacks (March 5-7).

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2010 Recruiting News

Corey Collins (Courtesy of Mississippi State Media Relations)
Corey Collins (Courtesy of Mississippi State Media Relations)

I have slacked over the past month in putting up some press releases for the incoming players for the 2010 season. We have found releases on Auburn, Mississippi State, Pacific, and Columbia who have all announced additions to their 2010 squads. As always, if you see news or notes that I might have missed feel free to shoot me an email by clicking here. Continue reading

2009 Ivy League Season Awards

PRINCETON, N.J. — It has been since the late 1980s that Dartmouth hoisted a championship in Baseball. In 1987, the Big Green, led by star pitcher Mike Remlinger, brought the old EIBL championship to the friendly confines of Hanover, N.H. Since then, six other Ivy League teams have won the title as the Big Green waited for another shot at glory. That all changed in 2009 as Bob Whalen’s squad emerged to take the Ivy League Baseball Championship in the rubber match of a three-game series with Bill Walkenbach’s Cornell squad, all the while ending the 22-year drought. Continue reading

Ivy League Players of the Week


Cornell’s Nate David (Atlanta, Ga.) hit .533 on the week to lead the Big Red to a 3-3 mark and a share of the Gehrig Division crown. The centerfielder posted at least one hit in five of the six games, including a 3-for-3 performance in game two of the doubleheader against Princeton on Friday. He then went 2-for-3 in game one on Sunday for his second multi-hit game of the week. He opened up the week with a grand slam in his only at-bat at Siena on Tuesday, then went 1-for-3 in the nightcap against the Saints. Continue reading