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Rivals names Top Juniors in 2009 Class

Kendall Rogers of Rivals.com continues his previews of the 2009 season today as he looks at the best junior players in the country. He names UNC’s Dustin Ackley and San Diego State’s Stephen Strasburg as the top juniors. Ackley is coming off a solid sophomore season for the Tar Heels which saw him hit .417 with seven homers and 51 RBI. He had off season surgery but should be back at 100 percent once the season starts. Strasburg was the best pitcher in the country this summer lighting up radar guns with his 90+ MPH fastball and pitching in the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. Continue reading Rivals names Top Juniors in 2009 Class

CBB Top 50 Countdown: Number 1 Stephen Strasburg

The CBB finishes our countdown today with our number 1 player in the country. After evaluating every player in the country, we decided to select  junior RHP Stephen Strasburg from San Diego State as the best player.

Stephen is a native of San Diego who attended West Hills High School in Santee California. He ended up playing three years of varsity baseball under Scott Hopgood. His senior season saw him have a tremendous ERA of 1.68 in 62.1 innings while striking out 74 batters. Continue reading CBB Top 50 Countdown: Number 1 Stephen Strasburg

GoFrogs sits down with Jim Schlossnagle

Schlossnagle looks to lead TCU to a MWC Championship in 2009
Schlossnagle looks to lead TCU to a MWC Championship in 2009

Jim Schlossnagle sat down with GoFrogs.com the official website of TCU Sports to discuss fall workouts recently. He talks about why they had a different format for the fall world series this season with a long 15 game series which came down to the last game. He also talks about how he plans on replacing Andrew Cashner who was the first reliever selected in the 2008 MLB Draft. He talks about many other things in addition with some lineup changes and other things. Continue reading GoFrogs sits down with Jim Schlossnagle

UNLV Fall World Series Game 4 Recap

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE

Matt Hutchison (Courtesy of UNLV Media Relations)

LAS VEGAS – Behind the strong pitching of Matt Hutchison, the Black team earned another win on Wednesday in the Red-Black World Series, which is being played at Earl E. Wilson Stadium.

Hutchison did not give up a hit in 3.1 innings of work as the Black team won 7-1, improving to 3-1 in the seven-game series with the Red team. He did allow one run, however, as he walked five batters to go along with three strikeouts. Continue reading UNLV Fall World Series Game 4 Recap

College Baseball Early Signing Period

With today being November 12th, We enter the first step for potential college baseball athletes in deciding on where they will play for the next 3-4 years. The next step will be to see where they get drafted in the MLB Draft in June and the final step will be to see if they make it to campus in September.

As We get press releases they will be posted on the site.

Georgia Tech have signed three prep standouts to NLI’s

Two prep All-Americans highlight a list of three high school standouts that have already signed National Letters of Intent to play baseball at Georgia Tech beginning next fall, head coach Danny Hall announced Wednesday.
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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

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE

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 UNLV hires Jeff Prieto as Assistant Coach

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 Rivals Links

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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