Park Ridge, Ill. – The Big Ten Conference announced on Friday the sites for its 2013 and 2014 baseball tournaments. The 2013 Big Ten Baseball Tournament will be held at Target Field in Minneapolis, the home of Major League Baseball’s Minnesota Twins, marking the first time that the event will be held at a Major League Baseball facility. The 2014 tournament will be held at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Neb., the site of the NCAA Division I Men’s College World Series.
The Big Ten Baseball Tournament has been played as a neutral-site event in Columbus, Ohio, since 2009. The event was held at Huntington Park, the home of the Triple-A Columbus Clippers, in 2009 and 2011 and will be played at that ballpark May 23-26, 2012. The tournament was held at Ohio State’s Bill Davis Stadium in 2010. Prior to 2009, the Big Ten Baseball Tournament was played at the site of the regular-season champion or the champion from a pre-selected division, with the exception of 1993 and 1994, when it was held in Battle Creek, Mich. Continue reading Big Ten Announces Sites for Future Baseball Tournaments→
The Hoosiers dropped two of three games at Cal State Northridge over the weekend. Indiana has lost five of its past six games. Freshman Chad Clark leads the team with a .419 average. Three starters have ERAs below 3.00 and sophomore Matt Dearden leads all hurlers with a 1.50 ERA and 2:1 strikeout to walk ratio. Indiana returns to play with a two-game set at San Diego on Tuesday and Wednesday before playing Loyola Maryland over the weekend. The Hoosiers are in the midst of eight games in California. Continue reading Big Ten Week in Review→
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — The University of Michigan baseball program and head coach Rich Maloney have announced the addition of Wayne Welton as its volunteer assistant coach, it was announced today (Tuesday, Dec. 13).Welton will work with the Wolverine outfielders as well as helping out in the day-to-day activities of Michigan baseball.
“Wayne was a great high school coach and athletic director and has been working our camps since I’ve been a head coach here,” Maloney said. “Wayne’s very well respected in the baseball community. He’s been the president of the Michigan High School Baseball Coaches Association in the past and has built a strong reputation for being an outstanding baseball coach. I think Wayne brings his wealth of experience that will be very beneficial to our staff and players.”
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE ANN ARBOR, Mich. — The University of Michigan baseball program and head coach Rich Maloney announced Thursday (Oct. 6) the team’s 2012 schedule that features 21 games at the Wilpon Complex/Ray Fisher Stadium, tournaments in March at LSU and Coastal Carolina, and a three-game home series against Big Ten newcomer Nebraska in May. Continue reading Michigan releases 2012 Schedule→
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE ANN ARBOR, Mich. — The University of Michigan baseball program and head coach Rich Maloney have announced today (Wednesday, Sept. 14) that Steve Merriman will be joining the Wolverine staff as a pitching coach. Merriman, who has more than 15 years experience as a coach and scout, will handle the pitching coach duties. He replaces Matt White, who took a position with the Boras Corporation. Continue reading Michigan names Steve Merriman as Pitching Coach→
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – University of Michigan head coach Rich Maloney announced today (Thursday, Aug. 11) that assistant baseball coach Matt White is leaving the Wolverine baseball program to pursue a position with the Boras Corporation. White spent one season as the Wolverines pitching coach after spending three seasons as the volunteer coach at Georgia Tech. Continue reading Matt White resigns at Michigan→
College Baseball Daily throughout the season will be providing our Quick Hits on games throughout the country. Special thanks to William Knox and Mark Rafferty for contributing to this report. As always, follow us on Twitter @CB_Daily for instant reaction and the best up to minute coverage on college baseball in the country. We also have a Facebook page which can be joined by clicking here. Continue reading CBD Quick Hits for May 10th→
Here are my Quick Hits for March 2nd. There was one major story in which the College Baseball Hall of Fame ended up having to check in on while there is still a couple of programs throughout the nation scuffling along. Continue reading Foley’s Quick Hits for March 2nd→
This weekend we see two major non-conference matchups between ranked teams with Stanford heading to Vanderbilt and Cal-State Fullerton visiting Fort Worth to visit TCU. Also, Georgia Tech is hosting St. John’s and Long Beach State hosting Arizona in some other series to watch. Continue reading Foley’s Quick Hits for Feb. 25th→
Another day is in the books as we are now two days into the season as there was several upsets in the NCBWA Top 35.
We will be hosting a full Q and A on Sunday night at 8pm on the site with Brian Foley, William Knox, Mark Rafferty, Kat Cornetta, Ryan Rosenblatt from BruinsNation.com, and a couple of other guests. Remember to sign up for a reminder on the right side for the chat. Here are some of my thoughts from Day 2 of action around the country. Continue reading Foley’s Quick Hits for Feb. 19th→