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CBD’s Around the Horn (February 15th)

OpeningDayPhotoFebruary 15th this year marked the start of the Division 1 College Baseball season. Here are some of the top performances and highlights on the day. We will be providing daily articles as often as possible this season. If you know of an outstanding performance ever that we might miss feel free to send us an email by clicking hereContinue reading


CBD Opinion: Stop Grandstanding Miami!

MiamiDisappoinmentSmallI am absolutely tired of writing about these “Steroid” or “Performance-Enhancement” Drugs in College Baseball or any baseball. This has absolutely killed my interest in pro baseball and it is starting to filter into the college game. When I started writing on College Baseball many years ago, I was one of the few that actually covered the Steroid scandal with the Duke baseball team under former head coach Bill Hillier. The Blue Devils coaching staff “encouraged” steroid use by the players and the school continued to renew Hillier’s contract year after year. Continue reading


2013 Preseason ACC Coaches Poll

ACCLogoGREENSBORO, N.C. – NC State has been selected as the 2013 Atlantic Coast Conference baseball preseason favorite in a vote of the league’s 12 head coaches.

The Wolfpack was named by six coaches as this year’s ACC team to beat, while North Carolina received four votes, and Florida State and Virginia one each. Continue reading


Top 100 Coundown: 99 Andrew Istler (Duke)

College Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the 2013 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.

The second player on our Top 100 countdown is Duke’s Andrew Istler. While a strong enough player to see time in both the outfield and on the mound, the Wellington, Florida native’s spark lies in his pitching. Continue reading


Duke adds Josh Jordan to Coaching Staff

DURHAM, N.C. – Duke head baseball coach Chris Pollard has announced the addition of Josh Jordan to the Blue Devil coaching staff. Jordan will serve as an assistant coach, working with the team’s catchers and outfielders while serving as the program’s recruiting coordinator. Jordan will also be involved in teaching both hitting and baserunning. Continue reading