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National Recap for April 11th

Here is your National Recap for April 11th.

Rodon overused; Duke defeats NC State 2-0 behind Van Orden

The top story of the night was the absolute criminal overuse of Carlos Rodon by the NC State coaching staff in the Wolfpack’s 2-0 defeat to Duke. Rodon was working on short rest and threw 134 pitches in 7.2 innings. Rodon in the game broke the NC State school record with 391 in the win. Things are not getting better for the Wolfpack as they are now 19-14 overall while being 5-11 in ACC play. Continue reading National Recap for April 11th

Duke looking to make a move up the ACC Standings

The Duke Blue Devils are on the verge of making their first appearance at the ACC tournament since 2009. The Blue Devils have an outstanding pitching staff with the trio of junior Trent Swart and sophomores Michael Matuella and James Marvel. Each of them have missed some major time this year with Marvel the latest victim missing the rest of season with Tommy John surgery.

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2014 Season Preview: ACC

By: Chris Slade
ACCLogoACC Atlantic Division

Boston College Eagles

2013 record: 12 – 40 (4 – 25 ACC, 6th place)

Finish: No postseason

To put it bluntly, the Boston College Eagles were out of their element in ACC conference play in 2013. The Eagles lost their first 20 conference games before surprisingly winning a home series with Miami to get off the schnide.

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2014 ACC Preseason Coaches Poll

ACCLogoGREENSBORO, N.C. – Virginia has been selected as the 2014 Atlantic Coast Conference baseball preseason favorite in a vote of the league’s 14 head coaches.

The Cavaliers were named by 10 coaches as this year’s team to beat, while Florida State received four first-place votes. Continue reading 2014 ACC Preseason Coaches Poll

Duke releases 2014 Schedule

DukeBaseballDURHAM, N.C. – Duke baseball head coach Chris Pollard announced the Blue Devils’ 2014 schedule Tuesday as the team is set for 56 regular season games in its second season under Pollard’s guidance.
The Blue Devils face 14 opponents who totaled 30 or more wins this past season, while nearly half of Duke’s schedule consists of games against 2013 NCAA Tournament teams.

Duke faces 10 squads that qualified for the NCAA Regionals, four that advanced to an NCAA Super Regional and two that moved on to the 2013 College Baseball World Series. Continue reading Duke releases 2014 Schedule

CBD Editorial: College Baseball has a Drug Problem

ArodField.jpgThe big news started coming out yesterday with MLB announcing a 65 game suspension for Ryan Braun for his involvement in the Biogensis case that involves Anthony Bosch. The connections continue to go back to college baseball as Braun was a member of the Miami (FL) baseball team which has heavy involvement with the Biogensis clinic. The former strength and conditioning coach for the Miami baseball team Jimmy Goins is all over the documents as receiving banned substances from the clinic.
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