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CBD Column: 2011 Cape Cod All-Star Game Players to Watch

The Cape Cod Baseball League All-Star game takes place this evening at Fenway Park. The Cape League All-Star game routinely features the best prospects for the upcoming year’s draft. This year’s All-Star game is no different then usual as many players will go in the first three rounds of the draft next season. You can check out CBD Senior Writer Kat Cornetta and CBD Editor Brian Foley’s Live Blog from the game by clicking here. Here are five pitchers and hitters to watch in the game on Friday night. Continue reading

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Breaking down the CCBL All-Star Game by Conference/Teams

Since the Cape Cod Baseball League announced their 2011 All-Star Game rosters on Friday, lets take a look at what conferences and college programs have had the most success this summer. The leading conference this year is the Pac-10 conference which features eight players from seven different school. Coming in second place is the SEC which has six players from four different schools. Interesting enough, the ACC and Big East conference both have four players in the game this year which speaks to how strong the the Big East over the last couple of seasons. Continue reading

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Roache, Aldrich Headline 2011 TD Ameritrade College Home Run Derby

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OMAHA, Neb., June 29, 2011 – The nation’s #1-ranked home run hitter for the 2011 college baseball season, Georgia Southern University’s Victor Roache, will compete, along with seven other talented sluggers, for the 2011 TD Ameritrade College Home Run Derby crown. Continue reading

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Cape Cod Baseball League Players of the Week (June 21st)

COCA COLA PITCHER OF THE WEEK

Luke Farrell, Wareham RHP
The first Pitcher of the Week of 2011 is a name that may sound familiar, Luke Farrell (Northwestern). Farrell went the distance versus Brewster this week, giving up only an unearned run while striking out five. Farrell earned the win in the 2-1 victory. Continue reading

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2011 NCAA Columbia Regional: Day 2 Recap

Here is your 2011 NCAA Columbia Regional Day 2 Recap.

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Cory Mazzoni scattered four hits over eight innings in blistering heat Saturday to lift NC State past Georgia Southern in an elimination game in the NCAA Columbia Regional. Continue reading

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2011 NCAA Columbia Regional: Day 1 Recap

Here is your 2011 NCAA Columbia Regional Day 1 Recap.

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Columbia, S.C. – Stetson came from behind early and then scored a run in the bottom of the ninth inning to defeat North Carolina State 8-7 Friday afternoon in the opening game of the 2011 NCAA Columbia, S.C. Regional. The Hatters are now 42-18 overall on the season and 1-0 in the double-elimination tournament. The Wolfpack fell to 34-26 overall and fall into the loser’s bracket. Continue reading

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2011 NCAA Regional Preview: Columbia (SC)

By: Aaron Kirby

Favorite: South Carolina (45-14) Last 10 games 6-4

How can you not pick the Gamecocks? The defending champs may be without their best player, Jackie Bradley, but since Bradley got hurt on April 23rd the Gamecocks have gone 15-6 overall and 9-4 in SEC which is not too bad. One of the big reason’s is their pitching staff with and impressive team ERA of 2.66 and holding teams to a .230 average. The staff is lead by #1 LHP Michael Roth who in 15 starts is 11-3 with a very impressive 1.17 ERA in 107.2 IP. Roth is not the only arm on the staff as Freshman RHP Forrest Koumas is 6-1, 3.13 ERA, 63.1 IP, 53 H, 56 K and Sophmore Closer Matt Price is 5-3, 2.47 ERA, 15 sv. SR RHP John Taylor is having an outstanding season 4-1, 1.08 ERA and opponents are only hitting .173 off him. Leading the offense is Sophmore 1B Christian Walker who is hitting .357, 18 2Bs, 9 HR, 57 RBI and SR INF Scott Wingo .327, 4 HR, 25 RBI. Continue reading

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USA Baseball Announces 30 Semifinalists for 2011 Golden Spikes Award

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DURHAM, N.C. — USA Baseball announced Tuesday the names of the 30 semifinalists for the 2011 USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award (GSA). This marks the 34th consecutive year that the award has been presented to the nation’s top amateur baseball player. Continue reading

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Conference USA Recap (April 8th-10th)

By: John Lockwood
Upsets were abound in the third weekend of Conference USA play. First place Houston (17-17, 4-2) ran into some tough pitching from the UAB Blazers (18-13, 6-3) before being able to salvage the series finale in come-from-behind fashion after surrendering an early 6-0 lead. Ditto for second-place #23 Southern Miss (23-8, 6-3)who got knocked around by T.J. Rich and the Memphis (19-12, 3-3) offense, before likewise coming back in dramatic fashion thanks to a grand slam by first baseman Adam Doleac. Continue reading

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Conference USA Weekend Preview (April 8th-10th)

By: John Lockwood
Conference USA enters its third weekend of conference play with Houston atop the standings after a sweep of Tulane last weekend. Southern Miss sits in second place after a close loss to Mississippi State during the week, while Rice and UAB sit tied for third with conference records of 4-2. Nationally, Rice has jumped two places to #22 while USM is one spot behind at #23 after its weekend sweep of UCF. Continue reading