Here is your National Recap for April 4th.
Nathan Kirby tosses No-Hitter as Virginia defeats Pitt 4-0
PITTSBURGH, Pa. - Nathan Kirby (So., Midlothian, Va.) threw a no-hitter in the No. 1-ranked Virginia baseball team’s 4-0 victory at Pittsburgh Friday evening at Charles Cost Field. Kirby struck out 18 batters, one off the school and ACC single-game record, in UVa’s first no-hitter since 2011. Virginia (26-4, 11-2 ACC) extended its winning streak to nine games with the momentous victory. Continue reading
Miami RHP Javi Salas tossed a perfect game last night against Villanova. The interesting part is the fact that Javi’s brother Jorge Salas was calling the game for WVUM. You can listen to the final inning below. Continue reading
By: Chris Slade
ACC Atlantic Division
Boston College Eagles
2013 record: 12 – 40 (4 – 25 ACC, 6th place)
Finish: No postseason
To put it bluntly, the Boston College Eagles were out of their element in ACC conference play in 2013. The Eagles lost their first 20 conference games before surprisingly winning a home series with Miami to get off the schnide.
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Virginia has been selected as the 2014 Atlantic Coast Conference baseball preseason favorite in a vote of the league’s 14 head coaches.
The Cavaliers were named by 10 coaches as this year’s team to beat, while Florida State received four first-place votes. Continue reading
Eric Lopez of SportsTalkFlorida.com recently caught up with longtime Miami Hurricanes baseball coach Jim Morris to discuss the upcoming season. Lopez and Morris talk about some of the returnees and facing off against Florida State in a non conference series.
Student-athletes returned to campuses around the nation in the past few weeks. Here is a look at the top six coaches on the hot seat as we enter the fall practice period. This list is in no particular order. Continue reading
Major League Baseball yesterday announced a suspension for Alex Rodriguez for 211 games that runs through the rest of this MLB season and the 2014 season. The Miami Hurricanes baseball program is heavily invested in Alex Rodriguez as the baseball stadium is named after him and he is a member of the university’s board of trustees. We recently asked our Twitter followers for their thoughts on if Arod’s name should be removed from the stadium. Here are some of the best reactions. Continue reading
The big news started coming out yesterday with MLB announcing a 65 game suspension for Ryan Braun for his involvement in the Biogensis case that involves Anthony Bosch. The connections continue to go back to college baseball as Braun was a member of the Miami (FL) baseball team which has heavy involvement with the Biogensis clinic. The former strength and conditioning coach for the Miami baseball team Jimmy Goins is all over the documents as receiving banned substances from the clinic.
The Miami Hurricanes named their ballpark after Alex Rodriguez who is heavily involved in the most recent PED scandal in MLB. There is also several former Miami (FL) Hurricanes players involved in the scandal including former Miami (FL) strength and conditioning coach Jimmy Goins is implicated in addition. You can check out the full interview below. Continue reading
ESPN.com is reporting that MLB is set to suspend 20 players including former Miami (FL) third baseman Ryan Braun and the namesake of the Hurricanes stadium in Alex Rodriguez for their connection to the Biogenesis of America clinic. Former Miami pitcher Cesar Carillo has already been hit with a suspension of 100 games in the minors in March but denied being connected to the clinic.
So you ask what does this have to do with College Baseball?
Former University of Miami Strength and Conditioning coach Jimmy Goins spent the last nine years with the team before being let go when the story broke this fall. Continue reading