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2010 NCAA Baseball Attendance Leaders

The NCAA released their 2010 NCAA Baseball Attendance Figures which is led by four SEC schools. The LSU Tigers lead the pack with an average of 10,673 fans in 37 games. Arkansas comes in second with 7,704 fans while Ole Miss comes in third with 6,759 fans edging out fourth place South Carolina by an average of one fan. Texas is the first non-SEC school in fifth place with an average of 6,571 fans. You can check out the rest of the Top 50 below. Continue reading

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CBD Interview with Rich Maloney (Michigan)

College Baseball Daily continues our series of interviews with coaches from across the country today with Michigan Head Coach Rich Maloney. He is entering his ninth season in charge of the Wolverines baseball program. He has led them to four NCAA Tournament appearances (2005, ’06, ’07, ’08) while hosting a regional during the 2008 postseason. Last season, the team went 35-22 while finishing in second place in the Big Ten with a 14-10 record. Continue reading

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Casey Close a Behind the Scenes Star

Former Michigan outfielder Casey Close has transitioned into the agent business representing high profile shortstop Derek Jeter. Close was an outstanding player for the Wolverines hitting .440 with 19 home runs and 72 RBI during his senior campaign in 1986. He was named a first team All-American and Baseball America’s Player of the Year. He ended up being drafted in the seventh round by the New York Yankees as he spent five seasons bouncing around the minors spending parts of three seasons in AAA. Continue reading

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2011 Big East/Big Ten Baseball Challenge Schedule Announced

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BigEastLogoPROVIDENCE, R.I. – The schedule has been finalized for the 2011 BIG EAST/Big Ten Baseball Challenge, hosted by the St. Petersburg/Clearwater Sports Commission, as announced by the BIG EAST and Big Ten conference offices Tuesday. Triple-headers on Friday and Saturday highlight a slate that features 24 games over three days, Feb. 18-20, 2011, at current and former major league facilities in the St. Petersburg and Clearwater, Fla., area.

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Jeff Mercer added to Michigan Coaching Staff

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE

JeffMercerWSU ANN ARBOR, Mich. — The University of Michigan baseball program and head coach Rich Maloney announced today (Sept. 15) the addition of Jeff Mercer as the volunteer assistant coach.

Mercer will work with the Wolverines’ catchers and outfielders as well as helping out with the day-to-day operations of the Michigan baseball program.

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Cape Cod League Top Performers for July 24th

NickMartini Here are the Top Performers in the Cape Cod Baseball League for July 25th. There was only three games played including one doubleheader between Orleans and Falmouth. The other three games on the evening that were rained out will be made up in the near future.

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Cape Cod League Top Performers for July 15th

RamseyHouston Here are the top performers from July 15th from the Cape Cod Baseball League. The night went the way of the pitchers based on four out of the five games have 3 runs or less scored in them. The other game was a 4-1 victory for the Brewster Whitecaps over Falmouth Commodores.

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Matt White named Pitching Coach at Michigan

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Matt White ANN ARBOR, Mich. — University of Michigan head baseball coach Rich Maloney has announced the addition of Matt White to his coaching staff. White, who will handle the pitching coach duties, comes to Michigan after three years as a volunteer coach at Georgia Tech. White replaces Bob Keller as Michigan’s pitching coach.

"I think we have one of the best up and coming coaches in college baseball," Maloney said. "He comes highly recommended and has a wealth of experience in all levels of the game. He has experienced baseball at the highest level in the pros, was a volunteer coach at Georgia Tech plus he coached the U16 and U18 national teams for USA baseball and he is very passionate about teaching pitching."

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CBB Column: 2010 Big Ten Tourney Preview

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The Big Ten Tournament begins Wednesday in a winner takes all double-elimination weekend. The winner goes to the NCAA Tournament, the other 5 teams go home.

This season has been by far the craziest Big Ten regular season in quite some time. Just two weeks ago, all 10 teams were within just 2 games of each other. Things shook out over the last week of the season, seeing preseason Omaha dark horse Ohio State dropping completely out of the Big Ten Tournament picture, and perennial bottom dwellers Iowa and Northwestern led some spectacular last week surges to secure their spots.

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