Tag Archives: Rhode Island

CBB Interview with Jim Foster (Rhode Island)

The College Baseball Blog continues our series of interviews with various head coaches around the nation. We recently had a chance to talk with Jim Foster of Rhode Island. He is currently entering his fourth season with the Rams. He talks about the team’s expectations for the 2009 season and some of the hot button issues around College Baseball. Continue reading CBB Interview with Jim Foster (Rhode Island)

CBB Column: Q and A for Jan. 13th

Trevor Coleman (Courtesy of Missouri Media Relations)
Trevor Coleman (Courtesy of Missouri Media Relations)

Since we are eagerly awaiting the start of the 2009 College Baseball season, I thought I would do a weekly segment with users sending us questions about interesting topics about issues or teams. I will select about five questions every week to be posted with answers on Tuesday morning. You can send us your questions for next week by clicking here. Continue reading CBB Column: Q and A for Jan. 13th

Charlotte picked to win A-10 Title

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Charlotte picked to win A-10 in 2009
Charlotte picked to win A-10 in 2009

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Coming off consecutive 40-win seasons and conference titles, Charlotte has been picked to win the 2009 Atlantic 10 Baseball Championship in voting conducted by the league’s head coaches as the A-10’s preseason poll was released today. Continue reading Charlotte picked to win A-10 Title

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

ACC Recap for 4/8

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Miami 4 Florida Gulf Coast 2 (11 innings)

CORAL GABLES, Fla. – For the second time in the last four games, a walk-off home run propelled No. 1 Miami to a win. Junior left fielder Dave DiNatale sent the first pitch he saw in the bottom of the 11th over the fence in left field as top-ranked Miami walked off with a 4-2 win over Florida Gulf Coast Tuesday night at Mark Light Field. DiNatale finished 2-for-4 and drove in all four runs for the Hurricanes (27-2) who extended their winning streak to 14 games. Continue reading ACC Recap for 4/8

Northeastern, Southern Illinois, Kentucky, Coastal, and Temple pick up wins

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Northeastern 8 URI 6

Junior Frank Pesanello hit what was the eventual game-winning, pinch-hit, three-run homer in the top of the eighth inning to guide the Northeastern University baseball team to an 8-6 victory over the Rhode Island Rams at Bill Beck Field in Kingston, Rhode Island on Tuesday evening.

Pesanello’s homer was his sixth of the season, putting him second on the team behind captain Mike Lyon, who has eight on the season. Lyon, who has been anchoring the Husky attack all season, led the team with three hits, including two doubles, an RBI and a run scored. Continue reading Northeastern, Southern Illinois, Kentucky, Coastal, and Temple pick up wins

CoC, Mason, Temple, The Citadel, Coastal, ODU, and UNC-Wilmington pick up wins

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College of Charleston 8 Davidson 6

Michael Kohn broke a ninth inning tie with an RBI double and Brandon Sizemore homered and collected four hits lifting the College of Charleston to an 8-6 win at Davidson and a sweep of its three-game Southern Conference baseball series at Wilson Field on Sunday. Continue reading CoC, Mason, Temple, The Citadel, Coastal, ODU, and UNC-Wilmington pick up wins

Temple, Liberty, San Diego, Brown, UConn, and Coastal pick up wins

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Temple 9 Rhode Island 6

KINGSTON, RI (3/22/08) – Temple scored seven runs in the fourth inning and won for the fourth straight game with a 9-6 victory over Rhode Island on Saturday at Bill Beck Field. Junior Kyle Obal (Derwood, MD / Sherwood) had four hits and two RBI, while freshman Byron McKoy (Charlotte, NC / Independence) was a triple away from the cycle and had three hits. Junior Matt Mongiardini (Toms River, NJ / Toms River East) improved to 4-0 with six innings on the mound and senior Arshwin Asjes (Willemstad, Curacao / Cheverus-ME) pitched a scoreless ninth for his third save. Continue reading Temple, Liberty, San Diego, Brown, UConn, and Coastal pick up wins

CBB visits for April 14th and 15th

The College Baseball Blog will be making the trip down to Kingston RI to check in on the Charlotte 49ers and Rhode Island Rams on Saturday. The 49ers enter the weekend ranked as the 25th team in the country by the NCBWA. The 49ers have an overall record of 26-6 and 8-1 in the Atlantic 10. The 49ers weekend starters all have ERA’s under 2.66.

Charlotte Game Notes

URI Game Notes

The CBB will try to head to Cambridge on Sunday (weather permitting) to take in the Harvard-Yale doubleheader which is a key Red Rolfe Division showdown in the Ivy League Conference. The Crimson have a 5-3 record in the conference while Yale is 3-5. Both teams are looking to pick up some key wins hoping to get into the Ivy League Championship series at the end of the year.

Harvard Game Notes