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PROVIDENCE, R.I. – This weekend marks the opening weekend of BIG EAST baseball conference play, with 18 games scheduled for Friday-Sunday. Georgetown has posted the best record in the league through the non-conference portion of the schedule with 15 wins and seven losses (.682). Here is a look at the six weekend series. Continue reading
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
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
The Big East Conference had an outstanding season in 2010 having St. John’s, Louisville, and UConn make the NCAA Tournament including two of them hosting Regionals. The sad part is that none of the schools were able to win their respective regional. Continue reading
College Baseball Daily continues our series of interviews with coaches from across the country today with Pittsburgh head coach Joe Jordano who is entering his 14th season in charge of the Pittsburgh program where he has a 366-310-2 record. Last season, the Panthers went 38-18 while going 18-8 in the Big East conference. Continue reading
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PITTSBURGH – The Pitt baseball team, which will begin competition in its first season at the Petersen Sports Complex, has released its 2011 schedule.
“We have assembled a very competitive schedule that will be a great challenge for us,” Pitt head coach Joe Jordano said. “We have several teams that we have not played against in the past on this season’s schedule, so that will provide an additional test. Our team is working hard preparing for the season and we very much look forward to transitioning into the Petersen Sports Complex this season. It should be an exciting campaign.”
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PROVIDENCE, R.I. – After winning a school-record 48 games and advancing to the NCAA Regionals for the first time since 1994, Connecticut has been chosen as the favorite to win the 2011 BIG EAST baseball championship by the league’s 12 head coaches.
The Huskies received nine of a possible 11 first-place votes in the preseason poll. The coaches also chose Connecticut outfielder George Springer as the BIG EAST Preseason Player of the Year and named righthanded pitcher Matt Barnes the BIG EAST Preseason Pitcher of the Year. Continue reading
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TUCSON, Ariz. — Texas Christian University is ranked No. 1 in Collegiate Baseball newspaper’s NCAA Division I pre-season baseball poll.
The Horned Frogs finished third at the College World Series last season and return a deep and experienced ball club for 2011. Seven position player starters are back along with three Louisville Slugger Pre-Season All-American starting pitchers in LHP Matt Purke (16-0, 3.02 ERA, 142 K, 34 BB), RHP Kyle Winkler (12-3, 3.39 ERA, 92 K, 36 BB), and RHP Steven Maxwell (11-2, 2.70 ERA, 93 K, 34 BB). Continue reading
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PROVIDENCE, 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.