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Marshall releases 2014 Schedule

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MarshallUniversityLogo.jpgHUNTINGTON, W.Va. — The Marshall baseball team is slated to begin the 2014 season on Valentine’s Day.

It may or may not be a coincidence that coach Jeff Waggoner loves this year’s schedule.

“We open up in a tournament at Wake Forest,” said the Herd coach, who is entering his ninth season at Marshall. “We’ve loaded up. Continue reading

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NCBWA announces Players of the Week (April 9th)

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NCBWA LogoMORGANTOWN, W.Va – The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA)­ released its National Player of the Week awards for the period ending April 7, today. UNC Asheville senior catcher Ian Graham was named National Hitter of the Week, while Marshall junior right-handed pitcher Aaron Blair 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

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CBD Around the Horn (April 5th)

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Here is a look at some of the top performances and highlights on the day. We will be providing daily articles as often as possible this season. If you know of an outstanding performance that we may have missed, feel free to send us an email by clicking here. Continue reading

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Top 100 Countdown: 40. Aaron Blair (Marshall)

AaronBlairCollege Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the 2013 college baseball season by checking in on the Top 100 Players in the country. We will be adding players day-by-day until we get to number one!

Number 40 on our Top 100 Countdown is Marshall’s Aaron Blair. The 6’5 right-handed pitcher from Las Vegas, Nevada was selected in the 21st round by the Houston Astros in 2010.  Continue reading

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2013 Conference USA Preseason Coaches Poll and Teams

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ConferenceUSALogoConference USA announced its 2013 preseason baseball awards, as chosen by the league’s nine head coaches. Rice senior infielder Christian Stringer was chosen as the preseason Player of the Year, while Owls junior right-hander Austin Kubitza was named the preseason Pitcher of the Year. Rice was chosen to win the league’s championship. The Owls have won either the regular season or tournament championship in each of its seven years as a member of C-USA. Continue reading

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Marshall releases 2013 Schedule

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MarshallUniversityLogo_thumb.jpgHUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Marshall baseball revealed its 2013 schedule, which will include five preseason top-40 opponents and six 2012 NCAA Regional selections, Friday afternoon.

Marshall’s 56-game regular season is set to feature games against preseason No. 8 Kentucky, No. 20 Rice, No. 36 Southern Miss, No. 37 East Carolina, and No. 38 Coastal Carolina, as voted on by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper. Marshall will also collide with UCF, Tulane, and USC Upstate, three programs currently receiving votes in the preseason rankings. Continue reading

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2012 All-Cape League Team Announced

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HYANNIS, Mass. – Most Valuable Player Phil Ervin (Samford), Top Pitcher and Outstanding Pro Prospect Sean Manaea (Indiana St.) and Batting Champion Patrick Biondi (Michigan) top the list of players selected to the Cape Cod Baseball League Post-Season All-League Team. Continue reading

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Breaking down the CCBL All-Stars using Sabermetrics

Beyond the Box Score, a SB Nation blog, has broken down the CCBL All-Stars using Sabermetrics. Glenn DuPaul was able to calculate weighted on base average and OPS+ but was not able to calculate in park adjustments. He was also able to figure out Fielding Independent Pitching (FIP) and KWERA for the pitchers.  Continue reading