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CBD Photo Gallery: Kyle Zimmer Gets Win Despite Struggles

Nik Balog slides into home.LOS ANGELES — San Francisco ace Kyle Zimmer didn’t have his best stuff Saturday afternoon, but it was enough to get a 13-9 win over Loyola Marymount at Page Stadium.

Zimmer (3-3) had probably his worst outing of the season, allowing six earned runs on eight hits and three walks. But the Dons offense supplied Zimmer an early cushion and plenty of support as the Dons (15-22, 2-5) knocked 17 hits.

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CBD Column: SoCal Wk 7 Weekend Preview

An abbreviated version for the Week 7 weekend preview. Find out where all the Southern California teams are playing, what we’ll have our eyes on and then take a trip around the horn.

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2012 West Coast Conference Preseason Coaches Poll

SAN BRUNO, Calif. — The University of San Diego has been selected to win the 2012 West Coast Conference baseball championship in a preseason poll of the WCC’s nine head coaches. The Toreros earned five first-place votes and 59 overall points in the poll. Last year’s second place finisher, Gonzaga University, earned 57 points and picked up three first place votes in the annual survey. Continue reading


NorCal Baseball Media Day Recap

The Stanford Cardinal hosted the Northern California College Baseball Media Day yesterday which featured coaches from all six northern California schools including the host Cardinal, Cal, St. Mary’s, San Francisco, Santa Clara, and San Jose State. You can check out the full video interviews below.  Continue reading


MLB.com releases 2012 Top 50 Draft Prospects

MLB.com has put out their 2012 Top 50 Prospects. As I have been saying throughout the year, the 2012 college draft class is down with only 20 included on the list. Leading the draft class is Stanford RHP Mark Appel who had an outstanding summer with the USA National Team and in the Cape Cod Baseball League. The other two college players in the Top Five are Arizona State shortstop Deven Marrero at number 3 and Florida catcher Mike Zunino at number 5. The full list of college players are below.  Continue reading


Top 100 Countdown: 63. Kyle Zimmer (San Francisco)

College Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the 2012 College Baseball season by checking in on the Top 100 Players in the country. We will be providing one player per day until we reach number 1.

We continue the countdown today at number 63 with San Francisco RHP Kyle Zimmer. The La Jolla, California native attended La Jolla High School where he played four years of baseball. As a senior he led team with a .410 batting average, .492 on base percentage, and .701 slugging percentage on his way to team MVP honors. Continue reading


CBS 5 catches up with USF’s Nino Giarratano After Kidney Donation

If you hadn’t heard the news, University of San Francisco Head Coach Nino Giarratano donated a kidney to his ailing father on July 11th. Coach G’s 80-year old father Mickey’s kidneys failed after having gallbladder surgery last fall, and Nino decided to donate a kidney to help him survive and live a more comfortable life. CBS5 San Francisco caught up with the reigning West Coast Conference Coach of the year to discuss the process.

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