The Cape Cod Baseball League All-Star is usually a showcase for the best college baseball talent in the country and this year was more of the same. Taylor Rogers (Kentucky) picked up the win as he gave up a first inning run as Travis Jankowski (Stony Brook) scored the opening run of the game on […]
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE JACKSONVILLE – Mike Murphree has been hired as an assistant baseball coach at Jacksonville State University head coach Jim Case announced on Friday. Murphree spent the last two seasons at Gulf Coast Community College, where he worked primarily with the hitters and also served as the Commodores recruiting coordinator, and helped […]
Since the Cape Cod Baseball League announced their 2011 All-Star Game rosters on Friday, lets take a look at what conferences and college programs have had the most success this summer. The leading conference this year is the Pac-10 conference which features eight players from seven different school. Coming in second place is the SEC […]
Jacksonville State’s first baseman Ben Waldrip will sign with the Kansas City Royals after the Cape Cod All-Star Game on July 29th according to the Cape Cod Times. The newspaper tweeted out the following on Saturday evening. Firebirds’ Ben Waldrip will be signing with the Royals after All-Star game, according to Royals director of scouting Lonnie Goldberg.
COCA COLA PITCHER OF THE WEEK Joe Bircher, Falmouth LHP This week’s pitcher of the week is strikeout machine Joe Bircher (Bradley). The southpaw recorded six innings of one-hit ball in a 6-1 win over Hyannis, allowing only an unearned run. He struck out nine without surrendering a walk over his six innings of work.
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – The Ohio Valley Conference has announced a change to the format of its Conference regular season series for baseball starting with the 2012 season. Currently the OVC plays a three-game series spread over two days, with the teams playing a doubleheader on Saturday (with one of those games […]
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – A season after claiming the 2010 OVC Tournament Championship, Jacksonville State has been tabbed the 2011 preseason favorite for the nine-team league in a vote of Ohio Valley Conference head baseball coaches. In additional voting Tennessee Tech senior All-American outfielder Chad Oberacker was named OVC Preseason Player of […]
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE LYNN – After 42 regular season games and an additional nine playoff contests, the North Shore Navigators battled their way to a second place finish in the division, defeated the defending champion Newport Gulls in the playoffs, and in the end won their first ever NECBL championship after they prevailed in […]
The North Shore Navigators got two runs in the first inning on a Matt Hamlet (Boston College) double and an RBI single from Anthony Melchionda (Boston College) as they picked up a 2-0 win over the Danbury Westerners in the first game of the NECBL Championship Series.