The Houston Cougars tallied two impressive wins against Tennessee and Arkansas to open play at the Houston College Classic but surrendered 10 runs on 15 hits Sunday afternoon to fall to Texas Tech, 10-4. College Baseball Daily caught up with head coach Todd Whitting to gauge his reaction on the weekend.
HOUSTON – Jared Ray has battled injuries throughout his career as a prep standout and at the University of Houston. After redshirting the 2010 season, Ray appeared in just five games late last season as he was rehabilitating from his third shoulder surgery.
Despite the setbacks, the right-hander pitched well on Friday. Continue reading
Austin Pruitt: The 5-foot-11 junior made his Houston-debut in relief last Tuesday and fired 4.1 shutout innings allowing just one hit. Making his first career start for the Cougars against No. 5 Rice, the right-hander cruised through his first 4.0 innings of work while keeping the Owls’ offense off-balanced with a very effective slider. Continue reading
“We played great defense and got timely hits early in the game,” said Scott Malone. “Our offense got us going and we got to pitch with the lead. This was a big game for us.” Continue reading
Miami (FL) Alumni Game
CORAL GABLES, Fla. – The University of Miami baseball team hosted its 2012 Fanfest and Alumni Game on Saturday night at Mark Light Field at Alex Rodriguez Park.
World Series champion outfielder Jon Jay, Minnesota Twins third baseman Danny Valencia, Oakland Athletics infielder Jemile Weeks and Cleveland Indians closer Chris Perez were among the star-studded ProCanes alumni group in attendance. Continue reading
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Conference USA announced its 2012 preseason baseball awards, as chosen by the league’s nine head coaches. UCF junior utility player D.J. Hicks was chosen as the preseason Player of the Year, while Rice sophomore left-hander Austin Kubitza was named the preseason Pitcher of the Year. Rice was chosen to win the league’s championship. The Owls have won either the regular season or tournament championship in each of its first six years as a member of C-USA. Continue reading
College Baseball Daily had a chance to catch up to Houston head coach Todd Whitting after the Texas Longhorns and his Houston Cougars played a scrimmage on Sunday afternoon. The Longhorns won the game 7-2 in a predetermined 14 innings. Coach Whitting shares his thoughts on his team’s performance this fall and on Sunday afternoon. You can check out the full interview below. Continue reading
North Carolina: Blue 6 White 0
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - The Blue Team claimed its second straight series and wrapped up the Fall World Series Sunday afternoon as they claimed a 6-0 win over the White Team. Andrew Smith notched the win tossing 5.1 innings of shutout ball while striking out 10. Continue reading
The Houston Cougars and Texas Longhorns faced on today in a fall scrimmage at UFCU Disch-Falk Field. Here is some prelimnary notes from the game. Continue reading
HOUSTON - The University of Houston baseball team competed against the Rice Owls Tuesday night in a 14-inning scrimmage at Cougar Field.
The extended scrimmage was a chance for head coach Todd Whitting to evaluate his squad, which has been holding fall practices since Sept. 6. Continue reading