By: Chris Slade
ACC 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.
Eric Lopez of SportsTalkFlorida.com recently sat down with Florida State assistant coach Mike Martin, Jr to discuss the Seminoles upcoming 2014 season. He talks about the depth of the pitching staff compared to the past, the role of Jameis Winston, and other issues.
Mike Martin Jr. Interview
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GREENSBORO, 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
Former Florida State star second baseman was selected in the 13th round of the 2012 MLB Draft. He hasn’t let that bring him down as he is now the fifth ranked second baseman of all baseball. You can check out the MLB article by clicking here.
College Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the season with our 2014 Top 100 College Baseball Players. Today, we continue the countdown at number 32 with Florida State sophomore DJ Stewart. The multi-sport high school athlete at The Bolles School in Jacksonville, Florida hit .424, driving in 29 runs while hitting nine home runs as a senior.He was very successful at winning state titles with five combined state championships in his career at Bolles (three in football and two in baseball). Continue reading
College Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the season with our 2014 Top 100 College Baseball Players. Today, we continue the countdown at number 38 with Florida State junior Luke Weaver from Deland, Florida. He checks in at a lanky 6’2 and 170 pounds. As a senior, he earned second team Rawlings All-America and first team All-State honors while being first team All-Area during his sophomore and junior seasons. He was drafted in the 19th round by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 2011 MLB Draft but decided to go to Florida State. Continue reading
The big story today is the matchup between Florida State and Auburn on the gridiron which features Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston leading the Seminoles. Winston is an accomplished baseball player in addition to his football skills as he appeared in 41 games (32 starts) with a .235 batting average while driving in nine runs. He made 17 appearances on the bump going 1-2 with a 3.00 ERA while holding hitters to a batting average of .176. Continue reading
UPDATE #1 WITH POLICE REPORTS
Current Florida State outfielder/pitcher Jameis Winston was not charged in a sexual assault case today by the state attorney. Winston is also a member of the number 1 ranked FSU football team and is currently the favorite to win the 2013 Heisman Trophy after an outstanding season on the gridiron. Continue reading
Florida State starting QB and outfielder Jameis Winston has been involved in a reported sexual assault incident that took place in December of 2012. ESPN.com reported on Wednesday evening that the District Attorney tested a sample from the accuser’s underwear which is a match for Winston’s DNA. The chances that someone else would be a match is a 1 in 2.2 trillion. (Video from ESPN.com report is embedded below. Continue reading
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida State University and Seminole Baseball announced on Wednesday, October 2 the schedule for the 2014 season. The Seminoles will open the year with a three-game home stand against Niagara University inside the friendly confines of Dick Howser Stadium on Mike Martin Field, February 14-16. Continue reading