Here is your SEC Recap for April 7th.
#3 LSU 6 Southern Miss 5 (12 innings)
METAIRIE, La. – Pinch hitter Wet Delatte lined a walk-off single in the bottom of the 12th inning to lift No. 3 LSU to a 6-5 victory over Southern Mississippi Wednesday night in the annual Wally Pontiff Jr. Classic in front of 9,370 fans Wednesday night at Zephyr Field.
After Southern Miss second baseman Taylor Walker launched a solo homer in the in the top of the twelfth, the Tigers (25-4) responded in the bottom of the frame when pinch hitter Mason Katz doubled off the wall in left field and Leon Landry ripped a triple into right that scored Katz and knotted the game at 5-5.
Here is your SEC Recap for March 30th.
#5 Florida State 7 #9 Florida 2
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Fourth-ranked Florida State (20-4) defeated No. 8 Florida (18-6) 7-2 Tuesday evening in front of a sell out crowd of 9,276 at the Baseball Grounds in Jacksonville. The Seminoles collected their sixth win in a row and their third straight over the Gators in Jacksonville. FSU moved to 2-1 against Florida this year with the final game of the regular season series coming on Tuesday, April 13 in Tallahassee.
Geoff Parker and Brian Busch led FSU on Tuesday night as the two Seminole pitchers combined to hold the Gators to just two runs on six hits.
Here is your Big 12 recap for February 21st:
New Mexico 3 #1 Texas 1
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Here is your Big 12 Recap for February 19th.
#1 Texas 6 New Mexico 2
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Gonzaga 10 Missouri 6
TUCSON, Ariz.- – For the first time since 2006, the Missouri baseball team dropped its season opener, falling to Gonzaga by a score of 10-6 in the start of play at the Collegiate Cactus Classic in Tucson, Ariz.
Prior to Friday’s loss, the Tigers had won four-straight opening day games and six of their last seven.
"We got to play," Head Coach Tim Jamieson said. "We got a lot of people involved and we know what things we need to focus on. There were a few situations where if we can make the play, runs don’t score."
Gonzaga put the first two runs on the board in the top of the first inning, then added a run with a second inning home run by Cameron Edman.
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE
BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – Fresh off the 2009 OVC Regular Season Championship, Eastern Illinois has been picked as the 2010 preseason favorite for the nine-team league in a vote of Ohio Valley Conference head baseball coaches. In additional voting, Morehead State senior shortstop Drew Lee and Eastern Kentucky junior third baseman Jayson Langfels were named OVC Preseason Co-Players of the Year while Murray State senior Chris Craycraft and Eastern Illinois junior Josh Mueller were tabbed OVC Preseason Co-Pitchers of the Year.
Here are your Early Signing Day releases for December 2nd.
Villanova signs four for 2010-2011 season
VILLANOVA, Pa. – During the recent early signing period which ended on November 18, head coach Joe Godri signed four scholastic players to National Letters of Intent. The group of four recruits includes two pitchers and two position players. All four players are expected to enroll at Villanova in the fall of 2010.
"We were able to address all of our immediate needs with this signing class," Godri said. "The four players we signed during the early period are good students academically and outstanding athletes who have experience playing for some of the nation’s top club teams."
Baseball America recently put out their Top 25 College Baseball and High School Prospects for the 2010 MLB Draft. The college rankings are led by Bryce Harper who has received national attention for skipping his final two years of high school to play college baseball with Community College of Southern Nevada. The rest of the top five is Anthony Ranaudo from LSU, Deck McGuire from Ga Tech, Levon Washington from Chipola JC, and Chris Sale from Florida Gulf Coast. The rest of the top 25 is available below.
The Cape Cod Baseball League has put out their 2009 All-Cape League team. It is led by CCBL MVP Kyle Roller from East Carolina and CCBL Top Pitcher Chris Sale from Florida Gulf Coast. The infield features first baseman Mickey Wiswall (Boston College), second baseman Pierre LePage (Uconn), shortstop B.A. Vollmuth (Southern Miss) and third baseman Jedd Gyorko (West Virginia). The two ultility infielders are Zach Cox (Arkansas) and Nick Crawford (UAB). The outfield is led by Todd Cunningham (Jacksonville State). The other four members of the All-League outfield are Gary Brown (CS-Fullerton), Austin Wates (Virginia Tech), Brian Fletcher (Auburn), and George Springer (UConn). The catchers are Mike Murray (Wake Forest) and Cody Stanley (UNC-Wilmington). Ryan Cuneo (Delaware) joins Roller as the All-League Designated Hitters.
FROM CCBL RELEASE
FALMOUTH, Mass.—On a night when it seemed to be raining hardware in Falmouth, Todd Cunningham (Jacksonville State) was also distinguished as the Pro-Prospect of the Year. The scouts, using the simple criteria of who will make the biggest major league impact in their career, vote on the Robert A. McNeece Pro Prospect of the Year Award.
Cunningham joins a group of recognizable names from Cape League History and Major League Baseball. Matt Wieters (Georgia Tech) won the award with Orleans back in 2006 and is now in the discussion for American League Rookie of the Year with the Baltimore Orioles. Mark Teixeira(Georgia Tech) of Orleans and Billy Wagner (Ferrum) of Brewster are both former winners of this prestigious award.
FROM CAPE COD BASEBALL LEAGUE
COCA-COLA PITCHER OF THE MONTH
Kyle Blair, Brewster RHP
The Coca-Cola Pitcher of the Month for July has been awarded to Kyle Blair (Sand Diego) of Brewster. Blair’s record remains flawless on the season, winning three and losing none. Over the past month, the 6-3 righty has appeared in four games, all of them starts, and recorded 27 innings pitched. Over those 27 innings, Blair has surrendered only 12 hits and three earned runs, good for a 1.00 ERA. He also sports a 1.40 strikeouts-per-innings-pitched ratio, with 38 strikeouts this month.