The first day of College Baseball is in the books with some interesting results. The season isn’t a sprint but a bad start to the season could always affect your chances at making the NCAA Baseball Tournament in May. All of the top 35 teams were scheduled to be in action but number nine ranked Cal-State Fullerton was rained out at Long Beach State. The only ranked matchup was between the Stanford Cardinal who visited the Rice Owls. Here are some of my thoughts on the first night of action in College Baseball. I will try to do these every night throughout the season especially on weekends. If I missed a great performance or a great storyline please leave your comments below. Continue reading Foley’s Quick Hits from Feb. 18th
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (www.BigSouthSports.com) – For the fourth consecutive year, Coastal Carolina University’s baseball team has been voted the Big South Conference’s preseason favorite by the League’s Head Baseball Coaches, it was announced today by the Conference office. In addition, the coaches voted Chanticleers’ redshirt-junior second baseman Tommy La Stella (Closter, N.J.) the Conference’s Preseason Player of the Year and Coastal Carolina junior Anthony Meo (Cranston, R.I.) the League’s Preseason Pitcher of the Year.
The Big South was dominated last year by the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers as they went a perfect 25-0 on their way to the conference regular season title. The Liberty Flames came in second with a 19-8 conference mark. Radford finished in third place with a 15-11 record in the conference only a ½ game ahead of High Point for third place. VMI and Winthrop tied for fifth place with a 13-14 record while Gardner-Webb and UNC-Asheville tied for seventh with a 10-17 mark. Presbyterian College finished in ninth place with a 7-20 record while Charleston Southern rounded out of the conference with a 6-20 record. Continue reading 2011 CBD Season Preview: Big South
Liberty, who went a school record 42-19 last season, finds motivation in Big South conference mate and 2011 Super Regional participant Coastal Carolina. Keeping up with Coastal seems to be a ongoing process for every team in the conference, but Toman is convinced he enters 2011 with the neccessary pieces to do so. Continue reading Toman and Liberty Set Their Sights On Regionals For 2011
The Flames are coming off one of the best seasons in the history of the program, posting a school-record 42 wins in 2010.
Liberty will open its fourth season under head coach Jim Toman with a four-game series at Mercer in Macon, Ga., on Feb. 18. The Bears won the Atlantic Sun Conference Championship and advanced to the NCAA Tournament last season.
The Cape Cod Baseball League hosted the 2010 All-Star Game at Fenway Park on Wednesday evening. The Western Division picked up a 5-0 victory over the East behind a strong pitching performance from the Western Division All-Stars. (We ran a Live Blog from the game which can be checked out by clicking here.)
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The Cape Cod Baseball League will play the All-Star Game on Wednesday night at 7pm. The coaches have put out their starting lineup for the game and announced the starting pitchers. Austin Wood from St. Petersburg and the Cotuit Kettleers will get the ball for the Western Division while Andrew Gagnon from Long Beach State and the Brewster White caps will get the ball for the Eastern Division. You can check out the full lineup below. Remember to join TCBB staff members Kat Cornetta and Brian Foley as they will be live blogging the game and you can set up a reminder for the event by clicking here.
The marquee collegiate summer league all-star game will take place on July 28th from Fenway Park in Boston Massachusetts with the Cape Cod Baseball League All Star Game. The Cape Cod Baseball League recently announced the 2010 All-Star Game rosters which feature some of the best pro prospects for the 2011 MLB Draft. The College Baseball Blog will have a Live Blog from the game with TCBB Senior Writer Katherine Cornetta joining TCBB editor Brian Foley in covering the event. You can sign up for a reminder about the Live Blog/Chat by clicking here. The full press release from the Cape Cod Baseball League is included below.