Pitching, defense, and timely hitting. Those three aspects of the game of baseball are what lead the Rhody Rams to a three-game sweep of Winthrop this past weekend. I really can’t express to the readers how proud I am of our team for the way we battled this weekend. There is no doubt that we did not start the season the way we had planned, but this group of guys refuses to give up. Day after day, we keep plugging away and continue to try to improve the way we play baseball. Continue reading 2013 CBD Journal with Rhode Island’s Mike Le Bel (March 21st)
Rhody Baseball is on the road again. We are currently traveling in a van, captained by Sports Information Director Jodi Pontbriand, on our way to Johnson City, TN for a two-game set against East Tennessee State. Jodi has been working at URI for seven years now and is a true professional at what she does. She’s also responsible for setting me up with this blog on CBD, and for that I would like thank her.
About half of the guys riding in our van right now are seniors. Throughout the rest of this post, I am going to do a little Q&A with each of them to give readers a better sense of what these guys are like… Continue reading 2013 CBD Journal with Rhode Island’s Mike Le Bel (March 11th)
Here are some of the top performances and highlights on the day. We will be providing daily articles as often as possible this season. If you know of an outstanding performance we might miss, feel free to send us an email by clicking here. Continue reading CBD Around The Horn (February 23)
Well, last weekend did not go as planned for the Rhody Rams as we were swept in Tallahassee by #9 Florida State. That being said, we once again have a chance to prove we can hang with big time programs as we head to #8 Ole Miss for a weekend series and then travel to #5 Mississippi State for two mid-week games. Continue reading 2013 CBD Journal with Rhode Island’s Mike Le Bel (Feb. 22nd)
This last week has been pretty trying for the Rhode Island baseball team as temperatures outside have topped out around 20 degrees, accompanied by three inches of snow and only more to come. Let me tell you this: There is nothing glamorous about attempting to field ground balls on the “rich mahogany” of East Gym. Continue reading CBD Journal with Mike Le Bel (Rhode Island)
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Saint Louis has been tabbed to claim its third Atlantic 10 Conference Baseball title this spring, according to a vote of the league’s 15 head coaches. Rhode Island was picked second, while league newcomer VCU was selected third. Continue reading 2013 Atlantic 10 Preseason Poll Released
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 Top 100 Countdown: 63. Jeff Roy (Rhode Island)
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 CBD Journal with Rhode Island’s Mike Le Bel (November 8th)
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 CBD Journal with Rhode Island’s Mike Le Bel (October 3rd)