College Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the 2014 College Baseball season by checking in on the top 100 players in the country. We will be providing one player per day until we reach number 1.
We continue the list today at number 93 with Concordia (Ore.) outfielder Blake Drake. During the Cavaliers 2013 season, Drake batted .367 overall and .360 in conference play. He also stole 20 bases good for a fourth place finish in the Cascade Collegiate Conference. Continue reading →
Here are my thoughts about the day of College Baseball action around the nation on Friday.
The Virginia Cavaliers showed some grit tonight by going into Dick Howser Stadium and shutting out the Florida State Seminoles by a score of 5-0. The Seminoles before tonight’s game were averaging over 11 runs per game but they couldn’t get anything going tonight against Virginia’s Danny Hultzen. He went six innings allowing only two hits as he improved his record to 3-1 on the year.
AUSTIN, Texas—Concordia University Texas today announced that Tommy Boggs, former Major League Baseball (MLB) pitcher with the Texas Rangers and Atlanta Braves, has been named as the University’s new head baseball coach. Continue reading →
RICHARDSON, Texas –– The University of Texas at Dallas senior third baseman Cody Ross and Sul Ross State University junior shortstop Javier Arrieta earned player of the year honors, while University of Texas at Tyler senior right-hander Brett Holland, Hardin-Simmons University senior right-hander Kyle Barton and Concordia Texas University junior right-hander Michael Johnson earned pitcher of the year accolades to highlight the 2009 American Southwest Conference baseball awards, following a division-only vote by head coaches, the conference office announced on Wednesday (May 6). Continue reading →
AUSTIN, Texas — After 10 successful seasons with the Concordia University Texas baseball program, all-time wins leader Mike Gardner will transition from coaching to accept a full-time teaching position with the Kinesiology Department at Concordia. Gardner will begin his new position as an Assistant Professor of Kinesiology on July 1, 2009. Continue reading →
Texas-Dallas senior second baseman Chris Biguenet (Plano,TX / Plano Senior HS) homered in four straight games – all wins – and drove in a combined 10 runs against Texas Wesleyan and East Division opponent LeTourneau. Biguenet, who batted 8-for-18 on the week and scored five times, drove in at least two runs in each game. Continue reading →
AUSTIN, Texas – The Concordia University Texas baseball team picked up a 4-2 win over Southwestern University today to improve to 16-15 on the season. Tornados head coach Mike Gardner picked up his 235th career win at CTX to become the all-time wins leader in school history. Before the game Gardner was tied with former Tornados head coach Jack Faszholz (1979-1990) for the most career wins. He also reaches the career feat faster, doing so in only ten seasons. Continue reading →
Texas-Dallas senior outfielder Jared Smith (New Caney, TX / Tyler JC) went 7-for-15 with three home runs, two doubles and 12 RBIs over four games. Smith also scored six runs, walked three times and stole two bases. One of his homers was a grand slam in an East Division win over Mississippi College. Continue reading →
Louisiana College senior outfielder David Roux ( Denham Springs, LA / DSHS) went 11-for-21 with five home runs and 11 RBIs over five games. Roux added three doubles and scored 10 times. In a three-game series with Schreiner, Roux blasted four home runs. Continue reading →