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CBD’s Around the Horn (February 15th)

OpeningDayPhotoFebruary 15th this year marked the start of the Division 1 College Baseball season. Here are some of the top performances and highlights on the day. We will be providing daily articles as often as possible this season. If you know of an outstanding performance ever that we might miss feel free to send us an email by clicking hereContinue reading

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Wright State to host 2013 Ron Fraser Classic

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RobCooperWrightStateThe Wright State baseball program and USA Baseball announced Thursday that the USA Baseball National Training Complex in Cary, North Carolina, will play host to the 2013 Ron Fraser Classic to honor the late Ron Fraser.  The tournament will begin on Friday, February 15, and run through Sunday, February 17. Continue reading

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Curtis Granderson pledges money for New Stadium at UIC

UIC_thumb.jpgCHICAGO – University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) alum and current New York Yankee centerfielder Curtis Granderson has pledged the funding for a new multi-million dollar baseball stadium on the campus of UIC. The facility will be home for Flames Baseball, but more importantly, is intended to serve area youth and the Chicago community. Partnerships with Major League Baseball (MLB), Chicago Public Schools (CPS) and various youth organizations will provide access to the aptly named “Curtis Granderson Stadium” for a multitude of events. Continue reading

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Valpo’s Tanner Vavra overcoming Obstacles

VavraMost coaches and players agree that making the jump from Junior College up to Division 1 baseball is not an easy transition. But junior infielder Tanner Vavra, who is blind in one eye, made the shift seamlessly this past season, helping lead Valparaiso University to a Horizon League Championship and gain a bid to the NCAA Tournament. Continue reading

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UIC releases 2013 Schedule

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UIC2010Schedule_thumb.jpgCHICAGO – Head coach Mike Dee and the UIC baseball program announced its 2013 schedule on Wednesday, as the Flames look to make a repeat trip to the Horizon League Championship game and beyond. This year’s challenging slate includes 18 games against five 2012 NCAA Tournament teams, including Texas A&M, Vanderbilt, Purdue, Indiana State and Valparaiso. The Flames will host 28 of their 55 games at Les Miller Field, the most home contests since 2003. Continue reading

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2012 All-Cape League Team Announced

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HYANNIS, Mass. – Most Valuable Player Phil Ervin (Samford), Top Pitcher and Outstanding Pro Prospect Sean Manaea (Indiana St.) and Batting Champion Patrick Biondi (Michigan) top the list of players selected to the Cape Cod Baseball League Post-Season All-League Team. Continue reading