FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE MORGANTOWN, W.Va – The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) released its National Player of the Week awards for the period ending April 29, today. Southeast Missouri sophomore outfielder Derek Gibson was named National Hitter of the Week, while Northeastern junior left-hander Kevin Ferguson was named National Pitchers of the Week. […]
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FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE BRENTWOOD, Tenn. — After winning the Ohio Valley Conference regular season and tournament championships a year ago, Austin Peay has been tabbed the 2012 preseason favorite for the 10-team league in a vote of OVC head baseball coaches. In additional voting Southeast Missouri State All-American senior third baseman Trenton Moses was […]
FROM NCBWA RELEASE Wichita, Kan. (NCBWA) — Forty-five players have been named to the initial watch list for the eighth annual National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Stopper of the Year Award, given to the top relief pitcher in NCAA Division I baseball, as announced by the association Wednesday.
By: Andrew R. Goetz He is too short. He has a bad body. Like a scene out of “Moneyball,” former Morehead State catcher Taylor Davis understood the real and invented roadblocks that stood between him and his dream of playing professional baseball. Standing 5-foot-10 and tilting the scale at just 200 pounds, Davis did not look […]
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE CLARKSVILLE -Austin Peay State University’s baseball team, the defending Ohio Valley Conference regular-season and tournament champions, announced its 2012 schedule, Thursday. The 56-game slate is highlighted by a 28-game home schedule and road contests at Ohio State and Tennessee.
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE JACKSONVILLE – Mike Murphree has been hired as an assistant baseball coach at Jacksonville State University head coach Jim Case announced on Friday. Murphree spent the last two seasons at Gulf Coast Community College, where he worked primarily with the hitters and also served as the Commodores recruiting coordinator, and helped […]
Since the Cape Cod Baseball League announced their 2011 All-Star Game rosters on Friday, lets take a look at what conferences and college programs have had the most success this summer. The leading conference this year is the Pac-10 conference which features eight players from seven different school. Coming in second place is the SEC […]
Jacksonville State’s first baseman Ben Waldrip will sign with the Kansas City Royals after the Cape Cod All-Star Game on July 29th according to the Cape Cod Times. The newspaper tweeted out the following on Saturday evening. Firebirds’ Ben Waldrip will be signing with the Royals after All-Star game, according to Royals director of scouting Lonnie Goldberg.