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Ann Arbor Regional Day 2 Recap

By: Thomas Nelshoppen of The Baseball Zealot
We start to see some players shine in day 2 at Ann Arbor. Players like Arizona’s C.J Ziegler and Kentucky’s Sawyer Carrol really came through for their teams. But first, some unfinished business between Michigan and Kentucky from the night before.

Michigan 7 Kentucky 5

Michigan and Kentucky had to attend to their suspended game from Friday night. Michigan came in with in a 5-1 lead thanks to Zach Putnam’s 5-inning performance the night before. Continue reading Ann Arbor Regional Day 2 Recap

Ann Arbor Regional Day 1 Recap

By Thomas Nelshoppen of The Baseball Zealot

Weather had played major tricks to us college baseball fans in the Midwest. There must have been a record number of postponements, cancellations and suspensions. Unfortunately, the rains came to Ann Arbor Friday evening and interfered with the Regional games. At least, Arizona and Eastern Michigan got their full game in so let’s start with them Continue reading Ann Arbor Regional Day 1 Recap

CBB Regional Preview: Ann Arbor

By: Thomas Nelshoppen of The Baseball Zealot
Last week at the Big Ten Tournament, Michigan’s bat boy was wearing a jersey with “692” on the back of it. The reference was lost on me till later when I read that is the exact mileage from Ann Arbor to Omaha.

When you set your goals, set them high.

Michigan (45-12) will put that all to the test as they host a NCAA Regional Tournament at Fisher Stadium beginning this Friday. They received a #2 seed and in fact, are the only #2 seed hosting a regional tournament this year. They will begin the tourney by facing #3 seed Kentucky (42-17). #1 seed Arizona will take on #4 seed Eastern Michigan (25-32). Continue reading CBB Regional Preview: Ann Arbor

Baylor, South Carolina, Liberty, Louisville, and Quinnipiac pick up wins

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCES

Baylor 7 Texas State 2

WACO, Texas – Baylor erased a two-run deficit with a four-run fifth, and Randall Linebaugh recorded a season-high seven strikeouts as the Bears defeated Texas State 7-2 in midweek action Tuesday night at Baylor Ballpark. The Bears (29-20) improved to 20-10 at home this season; Baylor has recorded at least 20 home wins in each of Baylor Ballpark’s 10 seasons. Texas State (27-24) has lost nine straight games against the Bears. Continue reading Baylor, South Carolina, Liberty, Louisville, and Quinnipiac pick up wins

Lewis-Clark State, Kentucky, and NIU pick up wins

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCES

Lewis-Clark State 8 Gonzaga 5

SPOKANE, Wash. (http://www.gozags.com May 12, 2008) Junior Ryan Wiegand recorded three hits and his 60th run batted in of the season Monday night as the Gonzaga University baseball team dropped an 8-5 decision to Lewis-Clark State College at Patterson Baseball Complex and Washington Trust Field in Spokane. Continue reading Lewis-Clark State, Kentucky, and NIU pick up wins

CBB and StatStud.com Players of the Week for May 12th

The College Baseball Blog and StatStud.com have teamed up this season to bring a weekly award for the top players in the last week. We will select one pitcher and hitter every week throughout the regular season. This week the Pitcher of the Week is Eric Beaulac of LeMoyne while our hitter of the week is Matt Stoeklen of Ball State. Continue reading CBB and StatStud.com Players of the Week for May 12th

MAC Announces Baseball Players & Pitchers Of The Week

East Division Player of the Week

Kurt Davidson, Akron, C/1B, Sr., North Canton, Ohio (Hoover)

Davidson led the Zips to their first league series victory on the road since 2005 as UA took two of three at Miami this weekend. Including a non-league game against Cleveland State, the senior hit a robust .529 (9-for-17) with 10 RBI, five doubles and a pair of home runs to post a slugging percentage of 1.176 in four games. Additionally, behind six walks, Davidson notched a team-leading on-base percentage of .667 and reached base five times in Sunday’s series finale. During the Zips’ huge offensive weekend, the slugger, who became the school’s all-time home run leader last spring, took the career leads for at-bats, RBI and total bases to further establish himself as one of the greatest hitters to come through the UA program. Continue reading MAC Announces Baseball Players & Pitchers Of The Week

NYIT, Lafayette, and Canisus pick up wins

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCES

NYIT 7 Hofstra 2

Old Westbury, NY * Junior Mark Stuckless drove in a run for the second consecutive game, but NYIT took advantage of five Hofstra errors and a strong pitching performance from Mike LaLuna to win Wednesday afternoon’s non-conference contest, 7-2. With the victory, NYIT improves to 13-23-1 while the Pride fall to 17-31. Continue reading NYIT, Lafayette, and Canisus pick up wins

Kentucky, Louisville, TCU, and Ohio State pick up wins

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCES

Kentucky 9 Marshall 6

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Sawyer Carroll’s five-RBI performance boosted the No. 16 Kentucky baseball team to a nine-run rally, soaring from a 6-0 deficit and notching a 9-6 win over the red-hot Marshall Thundering Herd – its 23rd non-conference win in the past 24 games – on Wednesday evening at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

After starting every game of his college career – a span of 98 consecutive games – Carroll was scratched from the starting lineup in order to take a final exam, in Italian. Carroll, a National Player of the Year award candidate, completed his final exam around 7 p.m. ET as Kentucky made it through the first 1 ½ innings. By 7:15 p.m., Carroll was standing in the batters box as a pinch hitter, finishing the night 1-for-3 with a career-high five RBI. On the year Carroll, who leads the Southeastern Conference with a .431 average, has totaled 63 RBI in just 45 games, good for a tie for fifth place all-time on the single-season UK record books. A year ago, Carroll finished with 56 RBI in UK’s 54 games. Continue reading Kentucky, Louisville, TCU, and Ohio State pick up wins