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Fall Ball Update for October 27th

Here is your Fall Ball Update for October 27th.

Arkansas-Little Rock: Silver 4 Maroon 3

LITTLE ROCK - A two-out rally in the top of the third helped the Silver Team claim a 4-3 win in the opener of the UALR Fall World Series Tuesday evening at Gary Hogan Field. A two-RBI double off the bat of sophomoreBen Crumpton capped a four-run inning for the Silver Team, which takes a 1-0 lead in the series heading into game two on Wednesday at 3:05 p.m. Continue reading

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Fall Ball Update for October 25th

Here is your Fall Ball Update for October 25th.

Western Michigan: Brown 10 Gold 5

KALAMAZOO, Mich.- Brown struck for three runs in the first inning and never looked back, clinching the annual Brown & Gold series with a 10-5 win in decisive Game 3. Senior left-hander Casey Webber (Tinley Park, Ill./Providence Catholic) started for the Brown and tossed three scoreless innings, striking out three and walking none. Continue reading

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Western Illinois releases 2012 Schedule

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MACOMB, Ill. – An appearance last season in the Summit League Tournament and a 20-win season has the Fighting Leathernecks looking forward to a competitive and exciting schedule in 2012.

Head coach Mike Villano announced the 2012 schedule, which includes 20 games at Alfred D. Boyer Stadium. Those include non-conference home series with Xavier and Bradley, along with single games with Iowa and Eastern Illinois. Continue reading

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Fall Ball Recaps for October 2nd

Here is a listing of Fall Ball Recaps from the last couple of days around College Baseball.

Purdue: Black 11 Gold 10

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - An early 8-0 lead helped the Black team withstand a valiant comeback effort and earn an 11-10 victory in game two of Purdue baseball’s Black & Gold Series Friday afternoon at Lambert Field.

The win allowed the Black team to a two games to none lead in the five-game fall series. Game three is set for Sunday at 2 p.m. Continue reading

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Fall Ball Scrimmage Updates for September 22nd

Here are your Scrimmage Updates for September 22nd as North Carolina held a intrasquad scrimmage while Butler faced off with the Ontario Blue Jays.

UNC Scrimmage: Navy 5 Blue 5

Chapel Hill, N.C.- The Navy and Blue squads played for eight and a half innings on Thursday in a scrimmage that ended in a 5-5 tie. The scrimmage featured six extra base hits, including a Tom Zengel solo home run. Continue reading

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Steven Humble and Eric Wyman Join Illinois-Chicago Coaching Staff

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CHICAGO – Former UIC baseball players Steven Humble and Eric Wyman are rejoining the program in new roles as volunteer assistant coaches, head coach Mike Dee announced Wednesday. Humble played two seasons for the Flames in 2009 and 2010, while Wyman pitched from 2008 through 2011. Continue reading

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CBD Roundtable: New RPI Rules for 2013 Season

The biggest news last week was that the NCAA Baseball Committee has recommended changing the way the RPI is calculated for the 2013 season. The revised RPI formula will value each road victory as 1.3 instead of 1.0. Each home win will be valued at 0.7 instead of 1.0. Conversely, each home loss will count 1.3 against at team’s RPI and each road loss will count 0.7 against a team. This is similar to the changes made in Division I men’s and women’s basketball where road wins are weighted as 1.4 and home victories are weighted at 0.6. That was based on statistical data that consistently showed home teams in Division I basketball winning about two-thirds of the time.

College Baseball Daily was able to catch up to coaches from around the country to get their thoughts on the new rules and what changes they might have for their 2013 schedules if they are adopted by NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel meeting on August 11th. You can check out the coaches comments below and the NCAA did a study on what the changes would have done for the 2011 season if they were in effect which can be checked out by clicking hereContinue reading