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Coastal, UK, Cal, Niagara, and UTA pick up wins

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Coastal 6 George Mason 0

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – Sophomore Nick McCully (Lakeland, Fla./Santa Fe Catholic) allowed just a bunt single in the first inning while striking out nine in the Coastal Carolina University baseball team’s (8-1) 6-0 win over George Mason (1-6) March 2 in the final game of the Baseball at the Beach Tournament at BB&T Coastal Field.

McCully allowed just one walk and tied his career high in strikeouts while improving his record to 2-0 on the year. Continue reading

Kentucky sweeps Butler

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Game 1 Recap

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Preseason All-American Collin Cowgill homered twice and Sawyer Carroll added his fourth homer of the season, as the No. 17 Kentucky baseball team put the finishing touches on a sweep of a doubleheader with Butler, routing the Bulldogs 21-2, on Saturday evening at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

Cowgill, a former Kentucky High School Mr. Baseball, boosted a homer in his first at bat of the game, a two-RBI jack and later in the fifth inning, sending a solo shot soaring over the videoboard high atop the fence in left-center field. The junior centerfielder and Lexington native finished the second game 3-for-4 with four RBI and three runs. Continue reading

Hawaii, Portland, SIU, OK State, Kentucky and Gonzaga pick up wins

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Hawaii 7 Northern Illinois 3

SURPRISE, Ariz. – Hawai’i took a 4-0 lead and never trailed in a 7-3 victory over Northern Illinois Thursday night at Surprise Stadium. The Huskies (0-2), who played a school-record 16-inning game prior to the nightcap, got within a run with a three-run seventh but were unable to take a lead in the contest. Continue reading

College of Charleston, Kentucky, Elon, Radford and TCU pick up wins

Here is some scores from around the nation.

TCU 6 Dallas Baptist 1

FORT WORTH, Texas (Feb. 26, 2008) – A pair of three-run innings and outstanding pitching led the TCU Horned Frogs to a 6-1 victory over Dallas Baptist Tuesday night at Lupton Stadium. The Frogs put up three in the first inning and never looked back as the trio of Paul Gerrish, Trent Appleby and Sean Hoelscher held the Patriot bats in check. Continue reading

Kentucky wins Doubleheader

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Game 1

MOBILE, Ala. — Scott Green struck out a career-high 10 batters in just five innings of action, as the No. 20 Kentucky baseball team pounded out 13 runs, to take its second game in the 23rd annual Coca-Cola Classic, 13-3 over Fairfield, on Sunday morning at Hank Aaron Field.

Green, a Baseball America preseason All-Southeastern Conference first-team selection, got his first start since getting the nod at Florida on April 1, 2005. The 6-foot-8, 245-pound right-hander opened up his 2008 season in impressive fashion, striking out the side in the top of the first inning. Aside from Fairfield’s three-run second inning, Green was perfect, sitting down 10, now allowing a walk, working five innings, and seven hits. Green nearly single handedly retired the first eight outs of the game, striking out seven and recording one ground out hit back to the mound. Continue reading

Kentucky wins Opener

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MOBILE, Ala. – Behind eight extra-base hits – including home runs from Sawyer Carroll and Bryan Rose – the No. 20 Kentucky baseball team exploded for 10 runs in its season opener and got a stellar pitching performance from lefty Chris Rusin, downing the Xavier Musketeers 10-1, in the 2008 season opener, on Saturday afternoon at South Alabama’s Stanky Field. Continue reading

Kentucky set to open in Coca-Cola Classic

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MOBILE, Ala. — Riding the momentum of the most wins in a two-year period in the 103-year history of the Kentucky baseball program, the 20th-ranked Wildcats open its season at the annual Coca-Cola Classic, hosted by South Alabama, facing off with Xavier on Friday. The game will be broadcast live on the Big Blue Sports Network (radio), with Dick Gabriel (Lexington station WLAP 630-AM) Continue reading

Season Previews for Feb. 20th

We continue to bring you Season Previews from different colleges.

UAB: Q & A with Perry Roth
Miami (OH): Outfielders
Missouri: Season Preview- The Schedule
TCU: Season Preview Part 2
La Tech: Season Preview
Canisius Season Preview: Part 1
Canisius Season Preview: Part 2
Army Season Preview from Gotham Baseball Magazine

Kentucky Season Preview

Kentucky Update

The University of Kentucky recently held their media day where some interesting news came out. The first article is from the Lexington Herald-Leader which he discusses some of his expectations for the season. The goal he states is getting to Omaha and put the Wildcats on the map. The full article is available here. The next article is from The Courier-Journal talking about Kentucky pitcher Scott Green’s commitment to the UK program. He was drafted last year by the Boston Red Sox in the 15th round but decided to spurn them to come back for his junior campaign. The full article is available here. The biggest news out of the day is the talk of Kentucky getting a new 4,000 seat stadium. The Lexington Herald-Leader is reporting that the plans could be announced next month. The full article is available here.

SEC picks Vandy as Preseason Favorite

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The Vanderbilt Commodores are predicted to repeat as the 2008 Southeastern Conference baseball champions, as voted by the league’s 12 baseball coaches in the 17th annual preseason SEC poll.

The Commodores, ranked as high as No. 3 nationally in the preseason polls, seek to capture their fifth SEC Championship, having also won titles in 1973, 1974, 1980 and 2007. Vanderbilt returns eight position starters and four pitchers from their 2007 squad which also won the SEC Tournament and earned the National No. 1 Seed in the NCAA Tournament. Continue reading