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CHICAGO – The Big Ten Network will nationally televise up to 30 Big Ten baseball games, including the entire Big Ten Baseball Tournament, and 25 Big Ten softball games this spring. Every game will be produced in high definition.
“With the network now available to more than 70 million people nationwide, the Big Ten Network is thrilled to give increased national exposure to Big Ten baseball and softball,” network president Mark Silverman said. ”We know that fans will especially enjoy watching these games in HD.” Continue reading →
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ST. PETERSBURG, FL – The home and away team designations for the inaugural BIG EAST-Big TEN Baseball Challenge, hosted by the St. Petersburg/Clearwater Sports Commission, have been determined by the participating conference offices, it was announced today. Each team has been designated the home side for at least one of its three games in this first-ever NCAA Division I college baseball challenge. Continue reading →
EAST LANSING, Mich. – Construction on the new McLane Baseball Stadium recently began in preparation for a Spring 2009 opening. Construction crews have removed the former bleachers and begun digging the foundations for the new stadium. Continue reading →
LOS ANGELES – UCLA head baseball coach John Savage has announced that nine student-athletes have signed National Letters of Intent during the early signing period to attend UCLA and play baseball. Aided by assistant coaches Rick Vanderhook and Steve Pearse, the fifth recruiting class under Savage includes six position players, one pitcher and one two-way player.
The Bruins’ recruiting class is highlighted by three AFLAC All-Americans – right-handed pitcher Scott Griggs, infielder David Nick and catcher Max Stassi. The nine talented ballplayers, currently seniors in high school, will enroll at UCLA in the fall of 2009. Continue reading →
Head coach Jake Boss announced the Michigan State baseball team’s 2009 schedule this week. The Spartans will kick off their 56-game season Feb. 20 in Clearwater, Fla., with the inaugural Big East/Big Ten Challenge.
“We’ve got a very challenging schedule,” said Boss. “It will be an outstanding start to the season with the Big East/Big Ten Challenge, which we are excited to be a part of.” Continue reading →
The White team took the final game of the MSU baseball team’s Green-White World Series, 5-4, on Tuesday (Oct. 28) afternoon at Kobs Field. The White squad used a two-run eighth inning to get the win.
Junior Kurtis Frymier picked up the win for the White team, with 1 1/3 innings of scoreless relief. Junior Chris Roberts (3-for-5) and senior A.J. Shindler (3-for-4) led the White team’s effort at the plate and each scored a run. Senior Johnny Lee was 1-for-3 in the game three RBIs. Continue reading →
A three-run sixth and then two more runs in the seventh and eight innings helped the Green team get past the White team, 6-2, in game two of the Michigan State baseball team’s inter-squad scrimmage on Monday (Oct. 27).
Freshman Andrew Carpenter, who went 3-for-4 in game one, returned with another strong performance for the Green team in game two by knocking in three runs in a 2-for-3 performance. Junior Kyle Corcoran earned the win in throwing 2 1/3 innings of relief work, surrendering just one run and striking out two batters. Seth Williams earned the save, striking out four in 2 2/3 innings. Continue reading →
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EAST LANSING, Mich. – In game one of the Michigan State baseball team’s annual Green-White World Series, the Green squad used back-to-back three run innings to down the White team, 10-5, on Sunday (Oct. 26) at Kobs Field. Continue reading →
The Michigan State baseball team will begin its annual three-game Green-White World Series on Sunday at 1 p.m. at Kobs Field. The inter-squad scrimmage marks the end of marks the end of fall practice for the team. Continue reading →
ST. PETERSBURG, FL – The schedule for the inaugural BIG EAST/Big Ten Baseball Challenge, hosted by the St. Petersburg/Clearwater Sports Commission, has been released, API Management and Marketing announced today. Twenty-seven games will be held February 20-22, 2009, at venues in St. Petersburg, Clearwater and Dunedin, FL, highlighted by Friday and Saturday evening doubleheaders at Knology Park and Bright House Field. Continue reading →