Tag Archives: Interviews with Players

Florida Baseball talking Fall Practice

The University of Florida Gators are coming off a 53-19 campaign and a first place finish in the SEC Eastern Division with a 22-8 conference record. The Gators in the postseason got all the way to the CWS Championship Series before losing to the South Carolina Gamecocks to end their season in disappointing fashion. Florida is expected to be one of the top five teams against in 2012 led by shortstop Nolan Fontana, LHP Brian Johnson, and 1B/OF Preston Tucker among others. A couple of players recently caught up with the media that can be watched below. Continue reading Florida Baseball talking Fall Practice

Miami (FL) opens up Fall Practice

The Miami (FL) baseball program opened up fall practice on Tuesday with both Peter O’Brien and Erik Erickson getting the most attention.

O’Brien spent his first three years of college as a member of the Bethune-Cookman program. Entering last season, O’Brien was named to the CBD Top 100 countdown at 18. After the 2010 season, the Colorado Rockies selected him in the third round but didn’t sign. He also had some issues at home so he decided to transfer to Miami (FL) and appeal to the NCAA for immediate eligibility. It is expected that the NCAA will make a decision on his status in the near future. Continue reading Miami (FL) opens up Fall Practice

Georgia Tech opens up Fall Practice

Georgia Tech opened up Fall Practice yesterday coming off a 42-21 season while going 22-8 in ACC play. Georgia Tech radio play by play man Nolan Alexander caught up with GT head coach Danny Hall and RHP Buck Farmer to get their thoughts on the upcoming workouts and season.  Continue reading Georgia Tech opens up Fall Practice

Anthony Rendon prepares for 2011 MLB Draft

By: Austin Staton
HOUSTON, Texas – His season didn’t pan out as it was scripted but Monday evening brings a new chapter to light in the illustrious career of Rice standout Anthony Rendon.

As the defending national player of the year and a two-time All-American honoree, Rendon entered his junior campaign as the consensus top position prospect for the 2011 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. Continue reading Anthony Rendon prepares for 2011 MLB Draft

Draft or Doctor? South Florida’s Koscso Has Options

South Florida’s Jonathan Koscso isn’t hanging his fate on Monday’s MLB Draft. While the third baseman for South Florida loves baseball, he has other plans: medical school. Continue reading Draft or Doctor? South Florida’s Koscso Has Options

URI’s Peterson Silencing A-10 Batters After Two Years Away

When a student-athlete makes the difficult decision to transfer to another program, they must mentally prepare for having to sit out a season. University of Rhode Island starting pitcher Stephen Peterson prepared to sit out a year after leaving Marist, but then found himself out longer than he ever expected. Continue reading URI’s Peterson Silencing A-10 Batters After Two Years Away

CBD Quick Hits for April 26th

College Baseball Daily throughout the season will be providing our Quick Hits on games throughout the country. Special thanks to Brian Foley and Mark Rafferty for contributing to this report. As always, follow us on Twitter @CB_Daily for instant reaction and the best up to minute coverage on college baseball in the country. Continue reading CBD Quick Hits for April 26th

Vanderbilt’s Moore Takes Pride In Pitching

When Vanderbilt pitcher Navery Moore faced Tommy John surgery during his junior year of high school, he faced the prospect of having his favorite sport taken away from him.

“My injury, that surgery showed me how easily the game of baseball could be taken away, and it taught me how lucky I am to play,” recalls the Commodores’ junior right handed closer. “It was something to work through, and it taught me to have great pride in my pitching.”

Moore is taking a lot of pride in his pitching so far this season. With nine saves so far this season and a 0.42 ERA in 20 appearances, Moore has led Vanderbilt to a number two ranking in the latest polls. He may be getting the credit for shutting down his opponents late in the game, but Moore says that his entire pitching staff is pitching in. Continue reading Vanderbilt’s Moore Takes Pride In Pitching

CBD Quick Hits for April 22nd

College Baseball Daily throughout the season will be providing our Quick Hits on games throughout the country. Special thanks to William Knox and Mark Rafferty for contributing to these reports. As always, follow us on Twitter @CB_Daily for instant reaction and the best up to minute coverage on college baseball in the country. Continue reading CBD Quick Hits for April 22nd

Cal-State Fullerton Mid-Season Report

Cal-State Fullerton head coach Dave Serrano, outfielder Ivory Thomas, and pitcher/outfielder Tyler Pill recently sat down with CSF baseball contact Mike Greenlee to recap the first half of the season. You can check out the full video below.  Continue reading Cal-State Fullerton Mid-Season Report