ST. PETERSBURG, FL – Due to the recent unavailability of Progress Energy Park, the schedule for the inaugural BIG EAST-Big Ten Baseball Challenge has been adjusted to include games at McKechnie Field in Bradenton and Red McEwen Field at the University of South Florida. The BIG EAST-Big Ten Baseball Challenge, hosted by the St. Petersburg/Clearwater Sports Commission, begins on Friday, Feb. 20. Continue reading Big East-Big Ten Challenge Games Moved to Bradenton, USF→
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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 Big Ten Network releases 2009 Baseball TV Schedule→
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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 Big East/Big Ten Challenge Home and Away teams Announcement→
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 College Baseball Early Signing Period-Day 3→
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.
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 Michigan State Fall World Series Update→
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 Michigan State Fall World Series Update→