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Collegiate Baseball Newspaper Releases 2011 Preseason Poll

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TUCSON, Ariz. — Texas Christian University is ranked No. 1 in Collegiate Baseball newspaper’s NCAA Division I pre-season baseball poll.

The Horned Frogs finished third at the College World Series last season and return a deep and experienced ball club for 2011. Seven position player starters are back along with three Louisville Slugger Pre-Season All-American starting pitchers in LHP Matt Purke (16-0, 3.02 ERA, 142 K, 34 BB), RHP Kyle Winkler (12-3, 3.39 ERA, 92 K, 36 BB), and RHP Steven Maxwell (11-2, 2.70 ERA, 93 K, 34 BB). Continue reading

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Hawaii to join Big West Conference?

The Honolulu Star-Advertiser is reporting that the Hawaii Warriors will likely join the Big West Conference in all sports except football where they will join the Mountain West Conference. This move is extremely interesting as the Warriors have been one of the stronger programs in the WAC conference in the last five years making multiple runs into the NCAA Tournament. Continue reading

2011 Top MLB Draft Prospects by Fanhouse.com

Frankie Pilere of Fanhouse.com continues to update his top prospects for the 2011 MLB Draft. He checks in today with his top 115 players that he believes has top four round talent. This is his list of player he has seen with his own eyes so there will be additions to the list in the coming months. He has put out two previous updates from July 3rd (FULL ARTICLE) and July 24th (FULL ARTICLE). You can check out the full list below. Frankie also includes comments on each player on his site which can be read by clicking here.

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Keith Komeiji added to Pacific Coaching Staff

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE

KeithKomeijiPacific STOCKTON, Calif. – University of the Pacific baseball head coach Ed Sprague announced changes to his staff Wednesday, naming Chris McCormack Director of Baseball Operations and Keith Komeiji as volunteer assistant.

"We’re excited to be able to add someone to our staff with the experience that Keith has," Sprague said. "He’s a tremendous addition which should really help the development of our catching corps."

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Rusty McNamara added to Hawaii Coaching Staff

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE

rp_primary_mcnamara_hired HONOLULU – University of Hawai‘i Rainbow baseball head coach Mike Trapasso announced the hiring of Rusty McNamara as an assistant baseball coach Thursday.

McNamara comes to Hawai‘i after coaching three seasons at the University of California, Riverside. During his team at UCR, McNamara was the hitting coach, first base coach and was in charge of outfielders.

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2010 Cape Cod Baseball All-League Team

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE

CCBL_2007_250 Regular-season MVP Kolten Wong (Hawaii) and home run champion Jordan Ribera (Fresno State) lead the list of stars who were named to the 2010 Cape Cod Baseball League’s All-League team that was announced by commissioner Paul Galop this weekend.

A total of 24 players were selected to the elite team, with the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox and the Orleans Firebirds each placing four on the squad. The lone representative from the Cape League champion Cotuit Kettleers is starting pitcher Austin Wood (St. Petersburg), who went 3-0 with a 0.74 ERA this season.   

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Kolten Wong named 2010 Cape Cod League MVP

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ORLEANS —- You never quite know what result a big decision can have. For Kolten Wong (Hawai’i), the decision to forgo Team USA to play with the Orleans Firebirds this summer resulted in the MVP trophy.

Despite missing the last four games of the regular season due to an injury, Wong was honored with the Pat Sorenti Most Valuable Player Award.

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Cape Cod Baseball League Top Performers for July 30th

ST PETERSBURG, FL - FEBRUARY 27:  of the Iowa Hawkeyes of the West Virginia Mountaineers during the game of the Big East/Big Ten Challenge at Naimoli Complex on February 27, 2010 in St. Petersburg, Florida. (photo by J. Meric) Here are your Cape Cod Baseball League Top Performers for July 30th.

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