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)
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 URI’s Kevin Stenhouse Rocks Out to His California Girls
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 CBD Journal with Rhode Island’s Mike Le Bel (April 27th)
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 2012 CBD Journal with Mike Le Bel (April 13th)
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 2012 CBD Journal with URI’s Mike Le Bel (March 30th)
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 CBD Journal with Mike Le Bel (March 23rd)
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 Jim Foster Talks About How Rhode Island is Coping
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.
MALIBU, Calif. — Jon Moscot was in control the whole way. The right-handed junior pitched a complete game gem for Pepperdine and the Waves (9-4) took the series opener 2-1 against Rhode Island Friday afternoon at Eddy D. Field Stadium.
Moscot mowed through the URI (4-6) lineup with nine strikeouts. He allowed only one unearned run on five hits and one walk. The 6-foot-4, 200 pounder said his ability to get his breaking ball over for a strike enabled him to mix his pitches better and keep Rhode Island’s hitters off balance. Continue reading CBD Photo Gallery: Pepperdine’s Jon Moscot Shuts Down Rams
Here are some of my top highlights from action on March 2nd. Continue reading CBD Quick Hits for March 2nd