TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida State (32-12, 17-7 ACC) broke open a one-run ball game with four home runs in the fourth and fifth innings combined to take down Virginia Tech (27-19, 10-15 ACC) 10-4 Saturday evening on Mike Martin Field inside Dick Howser Stadium. Seven different Seminoles registered an RBI in game two as the Garnet and Gold extended their win streak to a season-best 11 games with the win over the Hokies. Continue reading →
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida State (31-12, 16-7 ACC) scored six runs on two outs Friday night in defeating Virginia Tech (27-18, 10-14 ACC) 10-2 on Mike Martin Field inside Dick Howser Stadium. The win pushed the Seminoles’ win streak to a season-best 10 games, while it marked the eighth straight victory over the Hokies. Continue reading →
We enter the final stretch of ACC play as many teams are taking the weekend off for finals or playing out of conference series so we only see Virginia Tech heading to Florida State and Boston College hosting Miami (FL) for the Friday-Sunday series. Clemson and Maryland will play a Saturday through Monday series.The rest of the conference teams are either off or playing in out of conference games. Continue reading →
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Freshman Seth Baldwin connected on two of No. 1 North Carolina’s season-best five home runs, and the Tar Heels’ pitching staff carried a no-hitter into the eighth inning Tuesday in a 17-0 win over Princeton at Boshamer Stadium. Baldwin took advantage of his first career start with a single-game high six RBI for Carolina this season. Continue reading →
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Coastal Carolina University’s baseball team has been voted the Big South Conference’s preseason favorite by the League’s Head Baseball Coaches, it was announced today by the Conference office. In addition, the coaches voted Radford senior infielder Alex Gregory (Great Falls, Va.) the Conference’s Preseason Player of the Year and Coastal Carolina junior Nick McCully (Lakeland, Fla.) the League’s Preseason Pitcher of the Year. Continue reading →
ATLANTA – Derek Dietrich collected three hits and drove in five runs to lead Georgia Tech (33-14) to an 11-4 victory over No. 15 Coastal Carolina (38-11) Sunday afternoon at Russ Chandler Stadium. The win helped Tech to its second-straight weekend series victory after defeating Wake Forest in two of three games a week ago.
Dietrich drove in runs in the first, fifth, sixth and eighth innings and hit his 14th home run of the season as the Yellow Jackets pushed their streak to 15-consecutive games with a home run. Dietrich is the only freshman in the Atlantic Coast Conference with more than 10 home runs this season and leads all freshmen while standing second in the league with 56 RBI on the year. Continue reading →
The Florida State Seminoles head to Clemson SC for a Saturday-Monday series against the Clemson Tigers. The Seminoles enter with a 37-7 overall record while being 19-5 in the ACC. The Seminoles have been one of the better hitting teams in the country with a team batting average of .346. All-American catcher candidate Buster Posey is the top hitter on the team with a .470 average and a team leading 13 homers on the year. Matt Fairel has been the ace of the staff with an 8-1 record with a 2.81 ERA. Continue reading →
Going into this weekend the marquee matchup in Conference USA was Houston at Southern Miss as both teams positioned themselves for seeding at the C-USA Tournament and NCAA berths. However, the home-standing Golden Eagles won all three matchups, including a pair of one-run games to move ahead of the Cougars in the league standings. Tulane won two games at Memphis, with the third game being rained out. UCF surprised Rice on Friday night and played them tough the next two days, but the Owls took back-to-back one-run victories. In an expected high-scoring series, Marshall won twice at UAB and East Carolina swept Presbyterian in non-conference action. Continue reading →
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (www.fiusports.com) – It had been four years since FIU had beaten Miami at Mark Light Field and an eternity since it beat the nation’s No. 1 team. That all changed Wednesday night with a 6-3 win for the Golden Panthers (14-29) against top-ranked Miami (33-5) in front of 2,483 on the Hurricanes’ home field.
FIU led throughout the game and held Miami hitless for five-straight innings after starter Eric Horstmann gave up a pair of singles in the first. The Golden Panthers built a 4-0 lead before Miami bounced back for three runs in the seventh. UM carried the momentum into the eighth, loading the bases with two outs against reliever James Lajiness. Continue reading →