FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE ST. LOUIS – Missouri State, which returns a dominating veteran pitching staff and solid depth from last year’s Missouri Valley Conference runner-up squad, has been tabbed as the league favorite in the annual coaches’ preseason poll, receiving eight of nine first place votes. The Bears tallied 80 points and were a […]
Boyd’s World has done an excellent study on pitch counts for the 2008 season. He looked at every start from around the nation and figured out which schools treat their pitchers the best in terms of pitch counts while other schools abuse their pitchers with insane pitch counts. He ranks the pitchers individually for a […]
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE LAS VEGAS, Nev. – FieldTurf and Cal Ripken Jr. announced the winners of the 2008 FieldTurf Awards on Tuesday at the MLB Winter Meetings in Las Vegas. Creighton head baseball coach Ed Servais was named the NCAA Division I-AA Coach of the Year for his work last season.
Six commit to Virginia Tech baseball in early signing period The Virginia Tech baseball coaching staff announced on Wednesday the official signing of five players to National Letters of Intent for the 2009-10 school year, as well as the addition of one transfer from an SEC school. The new signees scheduled to join the Hokies […]
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE OMAHA, Neb. – The Creighton baseball program released its 2009 schedule Tuesday. The schedule features 11 games at Rosenblatt Stadium, and 17 of the 55 regular season games will come against 2008 NCAA Tournament qualifiers.
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCES Ga Southern 6 The Citadel 5 STATESBORO, Ga. – With the bases loaded and one out in the ninth Jeremiah Parker (Carrollton/Carrollton) hit a grounder down the third base line. Ty Wright (Montrose/West Laurens) slid and beat Matt Arnold’s throw home as Georgia Southern pulled out a 6-5 Southern Conference win […]
The North Dakota State Bison threw a seven inning no-hitter against Creighton on Wednesday but lost the game 2-0. NDSU starter Chris Berg started the game by walking four out of the first six hitters by walking in a run and hitting a batter to let the Blue Jays get a 2-0 lead. He would […]
Eric Sorensen continues his season previews today for February 18th checking in on six conferences over the last two days. He checked in on the MEAC, MAC, Mountain West, Missouri Valley, Ohio Valley, and the Northeast conferences.
Rivals national baseball writer Kendall Rogers has put out his 2008 All-American Team which is led by Pedro Alvarez of Vanderbilt. Buster Posey of FSU is named to the first team catcher’s spot in only his second year behind the plate. Miami slugger Yonder Alonso beat out Justin Smoak for the first base position. Filling […]
CSTV Editor Doug Kroll checks in with his weekly article on the top college baseball players. The position in which he focuses on this week is the closer. He lists Cole St. Clair of Rice in the top spot. He has struggled throughout his career with the Owls as he tends to be injured every […]