Here are some weekend news that you might have missed in the Assitant Coaching Carousel. Continue reading
With the sudden departure of Rhode Island head coach Jim Foster to Boston College, College Baseball Daily has confirmed that the Rams will name Raphael Cerrato as the new head coach. Cerrato served as the top assistant to Foster for the past three seasons with the Rams after serving as the head coach at Division 2 power New Haven for five campaigns.
Chestnut Hill, Mass. – Head baseball coach Mike Gambino announced on Thursday that Rhode Island head coach Jim Foster will join the coaching ranks as the associate head coach at Boston College. Foster, who will be the Eagles’ pitching coach, as well as work with the catchers, brings 12 years of experience to the Heights. Continue reading
I hope everyone enjoyed their Easter Sunday! Easter is a celebration of the resurrection of Jesus from the dead, and ironically our team experienced something quite similar this past Sunday. In the first two games of the series against George Mason this past weekend, our offense ceased to put up any runs and our bats were cold. In Sundayʼs game however, we scored seven runs on 14 hits – it seemed that our bats had risen from the dead. Our pitching staff has been battling all year and giving us a bunch of quality innings so it was nice to finally put some runs up for them to work with! Continue reading
Yesterday afternoon, there was a large fire in the city of Boston which claimed two lives of firefighters that responded to the nine alarm fire. Living in the building was former URI baseball player Chris Pickering and his girlfriend Kayleigh who lost everything in the fire but got out safely. URI Baseball has tweeted out a link to help out the couple. Since the GoFundMe has been set up, they have raised over $4,000 for the couple. Continue reading
Looking out my window to see snow piling up on the ground isn’t exactly what I picture when I think of baseball season. However, it’s that time of year again and we couldn’t be happier about it! Continue reading
SLU received 11 of the 12 first-place votes for 143 points. VCU nabbed the remaining first-place nod and a total of 122 points which was good for second-place, two points better than Rhode Island which placed third. Richmond was slotted in fourth-place with 104 points, followed by the A-10’s newest member George Mason in fifth with 90 points.
Saint Joseph’s (81 pts.) and George Washington (68 pts.) finished in sixth and seventh place, respectively, followed by La Salle (60 pts.), Fordham (43 pts.), Dayton (40 pts.), Massachusetts (36 pts.) and St. Bonaventure (29 pts.). Continue reading
To start off, I’d like to wish everyone a Happy New Year! The new year will be a great start for our program as the journey to conquer the Atlantic 10 begins. As our guys return to campus, we begin to polish our skills as we only have a few weeks until the first pitch is thrown in Fort Myers, Florida. Continue reading
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE
KINGSTON, R.I. – Rhode Island baseball head coach Jim Foster has released the team’s 2013 schedule, which includes seven games against teams that competed in last season’s NCAA tournament.
“Once again we have put together a very challenging schedule from start to finish,” said Foster. “We look at every game as a new and different opportunity for us to improve and make the adjustments necessary to be a good ball club.” Continue reading
So fall ball is officially over. This doesn’t mean we hang up the spikes and bundle up for the cold winter months ahead, though. Not only do we continue to hit in the barn, take ground balls on the turf, and tune our base running techniques, but we’ve incorporated a busy and demanding lift schedule into our weekly routine. Continue reading