College Baseball Daily continues our series of interviews with coaches from across the country today with Pittsburgh head coach Joe Jordano who is entering his 14th season in charge of the Pittsburgh program where he has a 366-310-2 record. Last season, the Panthers went 38-18 while going 18-8 in the Big East conference. Continue reading
Chase Parham last week had an interesting article about how the new bats are changing the college game. (FULL ARTICLE) It has always been an interesting debate on whether the metal bats were juiced too much, causing safety issues and leading to higher scoring games. The early feedback on the new bat standards is that there is much less “pop” in the bat, making scoring much more difficult in the 2011 season.
The College Baseball Blog recently surveyed a smattering of college coaches around the country regarding use of metal bats. The opinions are drastically different depending if you were a power hitting team in the past or a team that believed in good pitching and defense to win ball games. Check out TCBB’s and coaches’ opinions below and feel free to leave your own opinion in the comments section below.