Due to a mixup by the Boston Red Sox, the ACC Baseball tourney has been removed from Fenway Park after a scheduling mixup between the Boston Red Sox and the Fenway Sports Group. The reason behind this is the fact that the Boston Red Sox gave the wrong dates to Major League Baseball and have scheduled games for that weekend. Read the rest of this entry »
Team USA opens play on Friday with a game against Korea at 4:30 am eastern time. They have a perfect record this summer of 16-0 after winning Haarlem Baseball Week. We will take a look at some of the top hitters on the team and top pitchers for the squad for the FISU tournament. Read the rest of this entry »
by Jarred Amato
Playing in front of a sellout crowd of 2,763 at Cardines Field, the USA National Team defeated Newport 8-3 Thursday night. There were also at least eight scouts in attendance, from San Francisco, Boston, Toronto, Atlanta and Kansas City among others, who were beginning their evaluations for the 2009 (and 2010) MLB Drafts. Here’s a breakdown of the Americans’ performance against the Gulls of the NECBL. Read the rest of this entry »
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Georgia Tech shortstop Derek Dietrich and Miami left-handed starting pitcher Chris Hernandez have been named the inaugural Pro-Line Athletic National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association’s Freshman Hitter and Pitcher of the Year recipients, as announced by the organization today. Read the rest of this entry »
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCES
Georgia 18 GT 6
ATHENS, Ga. —Top-seeded and number eight national seed Georgia pounded out 18 hits and took advantage of six Georgia Tech errors to cruise to an 18-6 victory over the Yellow Jackets to win the NCAA Athens Regional Monday in front of 3,518 at Foley Field.
The Bulldogs (39-22-1) advance to the Super Regional round where they will face N.C. State (41-20) beginning Friday at 12 p.m. ET at Foley Field on ESPN. Read the rest of this entry »
CBS College Sports has forwarded us a list of the Webcasts for the final games of the Regionals on Monday. Click on the links below!
ATHENS, Ga. — Georgia defeated Lipscomb 14-3 and Georgia Tech 8-0 to force a game 7 in the Athens regional Monday.
In the first game against Lipscomb, right fielder Matt Olson went 5-for-6 and shortstop Gordon Beckham went 4-for-6, and first baseman Rich Poythress added 5 RBIs. Nathan Moreau earned the victory for the Bulldogs, improving to 4-2 on the season. The Lipscomb Bisons completed their season with a 33-30 record. Read the rest of this entry »
GEORGIA TECH 6, LIPSCOMB 3
ATHENS, Ga. – Brad Feltes’ two-out, two-run double in the eighth inning helped Georgia Tech beat Lipscomb, 6-3, advancing the Yellow Jackets into the championship round of the Athens NCAA Baseball Regional at Georgia’s Foley Field.
Georgia Tech (41-19) will play either Lipscomb or regional host Georgia (those two teams play Sunday at 2 p.m.) Sunday at 6 p.m. A win Sunday night would send the Yellow Jackets to a Super Regional next week. If Tech loses Sunday night, it would force a deciding game Monday at 7 p.m. Read the rest of this entry »
ATHENS, Ga. — The Bisons of Lipscomb University were the story of the day, as the 151st ranked team in the RPI defeated the national #8 seed Georgia 10-7 at Foley Field. The win marked the first NCAA tournament victory for Lipscomb University in any sport.
Catcher Caleb Joseph, left fielder Blake Bratcher, and first baseman Ryan Wilkins each homered for the Bisons. Bratcher and Wilkins each had 3 RBIs for Lipscomb. Rex Brothers earned the victory for Lipscomb, giving up only 2 earned runs in 5 1/3 innings. Read the rest of this entry »
#1 Georgia Bulldogs (35-21, 20-9 SEC)
#2 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (39-19, 16-14 ACC)
#3 Louisville Cardinals (41-19, 16-11 Big East)
#4 Lipscomb Bison (32-28, 19-14 Atlantic Sun)
The #8 national seed Georgia Bulldogs host in-state rival Georgia Tech along with Big East champion Louisville and Atlantic Sun champion Lipscomb. Read the rest of this entry »
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCES
Clemson 10 Ga Tech 4
Clemson hit three home runs, including a seventh-inning grand slam by Ben Paulsen, to defeat #24 Georgia Tech 10-4 on Saturday in the ACC Tournament at The Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville. The Tigers, who were 1-2 in the ACC Tournament, improved to 31-27-1, while the Yellow Jackets, who were also 1-2 in the ACC Tourney, fell to 39-19. Read the rest of this entry »
Former MLB Third Baseman Scott Brosius has led Linfield College (34-11) to the Division III National Championship Tournament. (The Oregonian)
How does Brett Wallace’s season rank in ASU history? (Pitchfork Nation)
Are conference tournaments really necessary in college baseball? (The Nickel Block)
Ohio State’s season ends in disappointment (The Buckeye Nine)
Recruiting in Southern California is a balancing act for USC and UCLA (Los Angeles Times)
South Carolina will try and keep it rolling against LSU today (Gamecock Anthem)
Seminole freshmen are getting big game experience in the ACC tournament to prepare them for the College World Series (Nole Sports)
Examining the economics of Summer League Ball (CodBall)
Miami beat Georgia Tech in a 15-12 ACC Tournament battle that looked an awful lot like a College World Series game. (Miami Herald)
Chapman has already beat their first round opponent twice this season (Orange County Register)