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Big Ten Week in Review

By: Corey Barnes
Indiana Hoosiers (4-10) 
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

Michigan Baseball Names Wayne Welton Volunteer Assistant Coach


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.”

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Michigan releases 2012 Schedule

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 names Steve Merriman as Pitching Coach

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


Matt White resigns at Michigan

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


CBD Quick Hits for May 10th

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


Foley’s Quick Hits for March 2nd

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 Feb. 25th

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. 19th

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 from Feb. 18th

The first day of College Baseball is in the books with some interesting results. The season isn’t a sprint but a bad start to the season could always affect your chances at making the NCAA Baseball Tournament in May. All of the top 35 teams were scheduled to be in action but number nine ranked Cal-State Fullerton was rained out at Long Beach State. The only ranked matchup was between the Stanford Cardinal who visited the Rice Owls. Here are some of my thoughts on the first night of action in College Baseball. I will try to do these every night throughout the season especially on weekends. If I missed a great performance or a great storyline please leave your comments below. Continue reading