Florida International defeated Miami (FL) 12-1 allowing only three hits behind seven strong innings from Robert Garcia while JC Escarra went 2-2 at the plate including a homer while driving in four runs. Here are some of the best pics from the game from Mario Terrana.
FIU Baseball will play 33 home games as part of its 56-game 2017 schedule under first-year Panthers coach Mervyl Melendez. Including the in-state road games, the Panthers will play 42 of their 56 games in Florida. Part of the in-state schedule features the renewal of a crosstown rivalry with the University of Miami.
By FIU Assistant Sports Information Director Pete Pelegrin Back home in Arizona for the summer, FIU first baseman Nick Day was making the 30-minute drive from Goodyear to Peoria last Sunday morning to meet his father for batting practice. Day took Arizona State Route 303, one of the more busy highways in the state, to get […]
Conference USA has announced its 2016 preseason baseball awards, as chosen by the league’s 12 head coaches. Florida Atlantic junior infielder CJ Chatham was selected as the preseason Player of the Year, while Rice senior left-hander Blake Fox was named the preseason Pitcher of the Year. For the second straight season, Rice was the unanimous […]
MIAMI (Dec. 7, 2015) – The 2016 edition of the FIU baseball schedule was released on Monday. Comprised of 55 games, the 2016 schedule features, 22 teams from 11 conferences, including five NCAA Tournament teams from 2015. The season will open with a three-game set at NCAA Regional participant Ole Miss, Feb. 19-21. The Rebels […]
The Sun Belt Conference features three catchers on the initial watch list for the Johnny Bench Award, given to the top catcher in Division 1 college baseball. Coming out of high school, Aramis Garcia was a special prospect. Long time major league scout Dave Perkin described him as a “rarity…an athletic high school catching prospect with […]
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE NEW ORLEANS – The Florida Atlantic Owls have been tabbed as the preseason favorites to win the 2013 Sun Belt Conference baseball title, the league announced on Monday. FAU won the SBC regular season title in 2012 behind a 32-22 overall record and a 19-8 record in SBC play. This season, […]
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE MIAMI (Jan. 15, 2013) – The 2013 FIU baseball schedule, comprised of 18 teams and featuring 37 home games, was released on Tuesday. Coupled with a very competitive Sun Belt Conference slate, the Panthers will face five out-of-conference opponents which punched a ticket to the NCAA Tournament in 2012. FIU will […]
FROM NCBWA RELEASEMORGANTOWN, W.Va – The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) released its National Player of the Week awards for the period ending May 13, today. FIU senior outfielder Pablo Bermudez was named National Hitter of the Week, while Texas A&M senior right-hander Ross Stripling was named National Pitcher of the Week. The NCBWA […]
Before last season, I was one of the strongest critics of Florida International allowing Garrett Wittels to play during the 2011 season with rape charges pending. The charges ended up being dropped and Wittels lost his hitting streak on the first day of the season and went back into obscurity. ESPN.com recently caught up with […]