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Tony Gwynn Inks New Three-Year Contract

Tony Gwynn has signed a new contract to continue as SDSU's head baseball coach.
Tony Gwynn has signed a new contract to continue as SDSU

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SAN DIEGO – San Diego State Director of Athletics Jeff Schemmel today announced that Tony Gwynn has signed a new contract to continue as the Aztecs’ head baseball coach for the next three years.

“Tony Gwynn is Mr. Aztec, and we are thrilled and proud to have him as our head baseball coach for three more years,” said Schemmel. “Tony and I have discussed at length our goals and ideas for the future of the program, and look forward to working hard to implement the plan and reach our championship goals.”
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UNLV hires Jeff Prieto as Assistant Coach

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UNLV head coach Buddy Gouldsmith announced the hiring of Jeff Prieto. (Courtesy of UNLV Media Relations)
UNLV head coach Buddy Gouldsmith announced the hiring of Jeff Prieto. (Courtesy of UNLV Media Relations)

LAS VEGAS – UNLV baseball head coach Buddy Gouldsmith has announced that he has hired Jeff Prieto to fill out his 2009 staff as an assistant coach and he will oversee the infielders while working with the hitters, base runners and short game. He will also coach third base, set defenses and develop defensive strategy. Continue reading

Rivals Links

Rivals College Baseball Editor Kendall Rogers has put out some interesting articles over the last week. The first article focuses on some head coaches around the nation that have failed to live up to expectations. He lists South Florida’s Lelo Prado as disappointing in his first two years in Tampa. I tend to disagree with Rogers since it takes longer then two years to develop a solid program. He brings up Tony Gwynn who has been an absolute disaster with the San Diego State program over the last six years only finishing over .500 in 2004 with a 35-29 record and in 2008 when they went 31-28. Continue reading

TCU Baseball Set for Exhibition Against UTA Saturday

 Greg Holle is slated to be one of the pitchers on Saturday.
Greg Holle is slated to be one of the pitchers on Saturday.

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE

The TCU Horned Frog baseball team is set to hold a exhibition game against UT-Arlington Saturday morning at Lupton Stadium. The teams are slated to play an 18-inning game beginning at 9 a.m. Admission is free.

“This is a great opportunity for our players, especially the young ones, to get in some good Division I competition before the actual season begins,” remarked Head Coach Jim Schlossnagle. “It also allows our fans to get a preview of our team in the fall. Our players are very excited about the chance to suit up against another school.”
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TCU releases 2009 Schedule

Lupton Baseball Stadium (Courtesy of TCU Athletics)

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FORT WORTH, Texas – The TCU Baseball team released its 2009 schedule Tuesday morning. The 55-game slate features 27 home games, 15 contests against NCAA tournament teams and seven against Super Regional participants. The Frogs will also host the 2009 MWC Postseason Tournament for the second consecutive year. Continue reading

Strasburg talks about Summer

Stephen Strasburg of San Diego State was recently featured in The Ross Report. He talks about his experience this summer with the USA Collegiate National team and then finishing up the summer with the 2008 Olympic Team in Beijing. He also talks about his 23 strikeout game last season and how it is to play for Tony Gwynn. Continue reading

College Baseball News and Notes 09/26

Courtesy: ORU Media Relations  ORU senior first baseman Mike Notaro
Courtesy: ORU Media Relations ORU senior first baseman Mike Notaro

Golden Eagles Begin Fall Practice

The Oral Roberts University baseball team has begun fall practice in preparation for the 2009 season, where the Golden Eagles look to claim their 12th consecutive conference championship.

ORU’s fall practice runs through mid-October, with intrasquad scrimmages at J.L. Johnson Stadium held every Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The scrimmages are free and open to the public.
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2009 College Baseball Schedule- 4 More Added

Missouri State Releases Baseball Schedule for 2009

The 2009 Missouri State baseball schedule has been completed and includes a total of 55 games as the Bears move into their sixth season at Hammons Field. The schedule features 26 home dates and 29 road games, 15 games against teams that qualified for the 2008 NCAA Tournament and a three-games series with 2006 and 2007 national champion Oregon State.
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2009 MLB Draft: Strasburg Sweepstakes?

The Washington Nationals and San Diego Padres are in the midst of a three game set as both teams battle it out for the worst record in the Majors in 2008. The team that finishes with the worst record will receive the number 1 pick in the 2009 MLB Draft. The consensus number 1 pick right now is Stephen Strasburg out of San Diego State. He was masterful this summer with the USA Collegiate National Team and the USA Olympic Team in Beijing. Continue reading