College Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the 2013 college baseball season by checking in on the Top 100 Players in the country. We will be counting down the players day-by-day until we reach number 1.
Number 63 on our Top 100 Countdown is Jeff Roy of Rhode Island. The 5’9 outfielder from Cranston, Rhode Island is the reigning Atlantic 10 Player of the Year. Continue reading
Well, fall ball is done. Us upper classmen have spent the past couple months tweaking some things and just working to get better each and every single day. Our freshmen, meanwhile, used the fall as an opportunity to prove themselves deserving of a plane ticket to Tallahassee for the season-opening series at Florida State. Continue reading
Well here we are again, the beginning of another school year. Before you know it, February will roll around and, on Friday night, the lights will get turned on and the 2013 college baseball season will begin. But before that happens, there will be plenty of blood, sweat and tears leading up to the moment we all work so hard for: opening night. Continue reading
Rhode Island outfielder/first baseman Kevin Stenhouse recently put together his own version of California Girls with some baseball theme. It is well worth watching and is much better then Harvard’s recent video compilation. Continue reading
Hello Again Everyone,
First off, I want to apologize for not being around the past couple of weeks, surgery has put me on the shelf for the season… However, I will be back at it 100 percent for opening day next year. I want to say thank you to my family and teammates who have been more than supportive of me through surgery and inspire me to work as hard as possible through the upcoming months of rehab. Continue reading
Mike Le Bel has been doing a great job keeping you all informed on what has been going on in Rhody Baseball Nation. However, last week he had surgery on his left shoulder and is currently tied up in a sling and unable to type… so he has asked me (Liam O’Sullivan) to fill in for him. I have some big shoes to fill because I know he has some true followers but hopefully you all will bear with me this week. Continue reading
I don’t think its a coincidence that the Rams put 5 runs on the board this past Friday against Charlotte. A week ago today, our first home game, we held a special ceremony at Bill Beck Field retiring number 5 in honor of our teammate Joey Ciancola. His mom, Michele, and sister, Lindsay, along with several other members of Joey’s family and friends came out onto the field in honor of number 5. Continue reading
First off, I want to apologize for not writing in a while. Over the past couple of weeks we have been struggling to say the least. At times we will play good baseball, and at times we look like “just another northern team.” Heading into confrence play this weekend against Charlotte, it is crucial that we start to pull together on the field and prove how good we are. Continue reading
NORTHRIDGE, Calif. — The Rhode Island Rams won 10-8 Wednesday afternoon at Cal State Northridge’s Matador Field to sweep a two-game midweek set with the Matadors.
For the second straight day, the Rams pounded out double-digit hits and took advantage of four errors by Cal State Northridge.
I talked with Rhode Island head coach Jim Foster after Wednesday’s game. Foster talked about how the offense has found success by simplifying its approach.
Foster and I also discussed how he and the team have been coping with the tragic death of player Joe Ciancola during the fall: Continue reading
NORTHRIDGE, Calif. — Rhode Island scored seven runs in the seventh and eighth innings to take a 10-8 victory over Cal State Northridge Wednesday afternoon at Matador Field.
Northridge (6-8) reliever Cole Hallum couldn’t hold a 4-3 lead, allowing three two-out runs in the seventh inning. The Matadors (8-9) cut Rhode Island’s lead to 6-5 in the bottom half of the inning. Todd Eskelin’s sacrifice fly scored Miles Williams, but pinch runner Chester Pak was stranded at third base as the potential tying run.