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CBB Visit: CCBL All-Star Game Recap

I took the day off from work to take in the Cape Cod Baseball League All-Star Game on Thursday night. The game was played at Fenway Park for the first time since the late 1980’s as the players got their chance to play at one of the better MLB parks in the country.

The game started early as the weather forecast called for heavy rains later in the night.

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Cape Cod Baseball League Players of the Week (July 11th)


Jack Armstrong, Wareham RHP

pp4_jackarmstrongWareham starter Jack Armstrong (Vanderbilt) has been named this week’s Coca-Cola Pitcher of the Week. The 6-7 righty earned the honor with a complete game shutout over Hyannis on Monday, July 6. Armstrong shut down a high-powered Mets lineup that had scored a total of 15 runs in their previous two games, pitching the Gatemen to a 4-0 win. Armstrong allowed only two hits while striking out six over seven scoreless innings. Continue reading

CCBL Recap for July 11th

John Leonard (Courtesy of BC Media Relations)

John Leonard (Courtesy of BC Media Relations)

Here is your Cape Cod Baseball League Recap for July 11th.

Yarmouth-Dennis picked up a 8-1 victory over Chatham behind Boston College RHP John Leonard who pitched seven scoreless innings while allowing only four hits. Box Score

Bourne grabbed a 5-2 road victory over Cotuit on Saturday night with Baylor’s Raynor Campbell leading the offense by going 2-3 in the game. Box Score Continue reading

Ohio Valley Conference Players of the Week

OVC Players of the Week

Jordan Kreke, SS/P • Sr., 6-2, 200 • Bartelso, Ill. • Eastern Illinois
In five games last week, Kreke hit .579 (11-for-19) with seven runs scored, a double, triple, three home runs and 12 RBI as the Panthers compiled a 4-1 record. He was 10-for-15 (.667) with three home runs and 12 RBI in a three-game sweep of Morehead State in the Conference opener for both teams. Continue reading

Ohio Valley Conference Preseason Poll and Teams


BRENTWOOD, Tenn. — For the second year in a row, Jacksonville State has been picked as the preseason favorite for the nine-team league in a vote of Ohio Valley Conference head baseball coaches. The Gamecocks claimed the 2008 regular season championship with a 23-4 record last season but came up just short in the OVC Tournament. Continue reading

CBB Top 50 Countdown: Number 9 Ben Tootle (Jacksonville State)

Ben Tootle (Courtesy of Jacksonville State Media Relations)

Ben Tootle (Courtesy of Jacksonville State Media Relations)

The CBB continues our countdown to the 2009 College Baseball season with the Top 50 players to watch in the season. We will be providing one player each day (Monday-Saturday) until we reach number 1. We continue our list today with junior righthander pitcher Ben Tootle from Jacksonville State. Continue reading

College Baseball Schedules-12/18


With opening season just a couple of months away we are still in the process of gathering all the 2009 Schedules coming season. One of our loyal readers have sent us 12 more for today. The following teams are featured below: Florida Atlantic, George Washington, Florida A&M, Gonzaga, Iona, Jacksonville State, UMass, Army, Morehead State, Rhode Island, Maryland, and Campbell.

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CCBL 2008 All-League Team

Led by Most Valuable Player A.J. Pollock of the Falmouth Commodores and the trio of hard-hitting catcher Tommy Medica, infielder Joseph Sanders and pitcher Chris Manno of the league champion Harwich Mariners, the 2008 All-League Team has been announced by Cape Cod Baseball League Commissioner Paul Galop. Continue reading

NCBWA Names Pro-Line Athletic National Players of the Week for May 6th

DALLAS – The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA)­ released the Pro-Line Athletic National Player of the Week awards for the period ending May 4, today. Jacksonville State senior outfielder Clay Whittemore was named National Hitter of the Week, while Texas junior right-hander Kenn Kasparek was named National Pitcher of the Week. The NCBWA Board reviews candidates from each Division I Conference each week and names winners each Tuesday throughout the season. Continue reading