Tag Archives: Miami (FL)

Storify: Should Miami (FL) remove ARod’s Name from Stadium

ArodField_thumb.jpgMajor 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 Storify: Should Miami (FL) remove ARod’s Name from Stadium

CBD Editorial: College Baseball has a Drug Problem

ArodField.jpgThe 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.
Continue reading CBD Editorial: College Baseball has a Drug Problem

MLB set to Suspend 20 Players; Miami Hurricanes Connected

MiamiBaseballDisappointmentFeaturedESPN.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 MLB set to Suspend 20 Players; Miami Hurricanes Connected

2013 Louisville NCAA Regional Day 3 Recap

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Oklahoma State advanced to the NCAA Louisville Regional final Sunday with a 7-1 win over Miami, but Louisville ended the Cowboys’ season by knocking them off by a 12-3 margin at Jim Patterson Stadium.

The Cowboys, who were the Louisville Regional’s third-seeded team, finished their first season under head coach Josh Holliday with a 41-19 mark. Continue reading 2013 Louisville NCAA Regional Day 3 Recap

2013 Louisville NCAA Regional Day 2 Recap

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Oklahoma State earned its first NCAA Tournament win in four years Saturday as the third-seeded Cowboys advanced in the NCAA Louisville Regional with a 7-3 win over fourth-seeded Bowling Green in an elimination game at Jim Patterson Stadium.

With its first NCAA tourney win since the 2009 NCAA Clemson Regional, the Cowboys improved to 40-18 overall as they also reached the 40-win mark for the first time since 2008. Continue reading 2013 Louisville NCAA Regional Day 2 Recap

2013 Louisville NCAA Regional Day 1 Recap

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Behind a career day from catcher Garrett Kennedy and another strong start from southpaw Chris Diaz, the second-seeded Miami Hurricanes captured their NCAA Championship opener over third-seeded Oklahoma State by a final score of 7-0. Continue reading 2013 Louisville NCAA Regional Day 1 Recap

2013 Louisville NCAA Regional Preview

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Louisville’s season didn’t end as well as they would have liked. Just two games into the 2013 Big East tournament, and the Cardinals found themselves ousted by UConn. Though losing their opportunity at a national seed in the NCAA tournament, the Cardinals were selected to host the regional at Jim Patterson Stadium.

The theme in this four-team field? Pitching. Each team comes with its own set of strengths and weaknesses. At the same time, each squad boasts some talented arms, making this the regional tournament with arguably the deepest pitching pool. Continue reading 2013 Louisville NCAA Regional Preview

CBD Opinion: Stop Grandstanding Miami!

MiamiDisappoinmentSmallI am absolutely tired of writing about these “Steroid” or “Performance-Enhancement” Drugs in College Baseball or any baseball. This has absolutely killed my interest in pro baseball and it is starting to filter into the college game. When I started writing on College Baseball many years ago, I was one of the few that actually covered the Steroid scandal with the Duke baseball team under former head coach Bill Hillier. The Blue Devils coaching staff “encouraged” steroid use by the players and the school continued to renew Hillier’s contract year after year. Continue reading CBD Opinion: Stop Grandstanding Miami!

Wright State to host 2013 Ron Fraser Classic

FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE
RobCooperWrightStateThe Wright State baseball program and USA Baseball announced Thursday that the USA Baseball National Training Complex in Cary, North Carolina, will play host to the 2013 Ron Fraser Classic to honor the late Ron Fraser.  The tournament will begin on Friday, February 15, and run through Sunday, February 17. Continue reading Wright State to host 2013 Ron Fraser Classic