As we continue counting down to the first pitch of the 2013 season, we are running some of the best posters from schools across the country. The team we feature today is the Michigan Wolverines. They are coming off a season which saw them go 22-33 overall with a 8-15 record in Big Ten conference play. You can check out the poster below. Future posters can be sent to me by clicking here. Read the rest of this entry »
College 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 41 on our Top 100 Countdown is Michigan’s Patrick Biondi. The 5’9 outfielder from Woodhaven, Michigan was selected in the 35th round by the Detroit Tigers in 2009. Read the rest of this entry »
College 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 providing one player per day until we reach number 1.
Coming in at number 77 is Michigan junior outfielder Michael O’Neill. The 6’1 195 pounder is a graduate of Olentangy Liberty where he was a three year letter winner while being named first team All-Ohio. Read the rest of this entry »
Michigan baseball was met with a new coaching staff at the beginning of the 2012-2013 season. Head Coach Erik Bakich came to Michigan from Maryland where he coached the Terrapins for three years. Joining him are assistant coaches Nick Schnabel and Sean Kenny. With the new staff came many adjustments, but veteran centerfielder Patrick Biondi said the team met the changes well. Read the rest of this entry »
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — The University of Michigan baseball team announced its upcoming 2013 schedule on Thursday (Nov. 8). The season is highlighted by two trips to California, an exhibition with the New York Mets, a game at Citi Field and 24 Big Ten Conference games. Read the rest of this entry »
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — The University of Michigan baseball program and head coach Erik Bakich announced today (Thursday, Sept. 6) that Aaron Etchison has been named as the Wolverines’ volunteer assistant coach. Read the rest of this entry »
FROM CCBL RELEASE
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. Read the rest of this entry »
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Sweet-swinging outfielder and the league’s top hitter Patrick Biondi (Michigan) of the Cotuit Kettleers earned recognition as the Cape Cod Baseball League’s Coca Cola Player of the Week. Read the rest of this entry »
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — The University of Michigan baseball program and head coach Erik Bakich announced today (Thursday, July 5) the hiring of Sean Kenny and Nick Schnabel as assistant coaches. Kenny will serve as the Wolverines’ pitching coach, while Schnabel will be Michigan’s recruiting coordinator.
“Sean and Nick are among the best in the nation at what they do,” Bakich said. “We are fortunate to have them join our staff and help lead Michigan baseball back to a championship level.” Read the rest of this entry »
College Baseball Daily has learned through multiple sources that Maryland head coach Erik Bakich will be the next head coach at Michigan. An official announcement is expected later today. Stay tuned to CBD for more information.
UPDATE: Michigan Press Release announcing hire of Erik Bakich:
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – University of Michigan director of athletics Dave Brandon announced today (Wednesday, June 27) that Erik Bakich has been hired as the 19th head coach in Wolverines baseball history. Bakich (pronounced back-itch) comes to Ann Arbor after spending the past three seasons as the baseball coach at the University of Maryland (2010-12).
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Rich Maloney, who posted a 256-144-1 (.640) record as the head baseball coach at Ball State from 1996-2002, will return as the program’s head coach, according to Ball State director of intercollegiate athletics Bill Scholl.
“We are extremely excited to welcome Rich Maloney back to the Ball State family and the Muncie community,” Scholl says. “He was an integral part of continuing the outstanding tradition of Ball State baseball in his previous tenure with the Cardinals, and we are looking forward to his return. Coach Maloney has built an outstanding resume as a collegiate head coach and his proven track record was a key factor in his hiring at Ball State.” Read the rest of this entry »
Cotuit Kettleers 3 Hyannis Harbor Hawks 2
Michigan’s Patrick Biondi went 2-2 with a run scored and two runs driven in to lead Cotuit to a 3-2 win over Hyannis. Read the rest of this entry »