The Pac-10 was 7-0 in games played on Wednesday.
BERKELEY, Calif. - Cal scored twice in the third inning and then exploded for seven runs in the fourth inning on the way to a 9-6 victory over Santa Clara Wednesday afternoon at Evans Diamond. The Golden Bears improved to 13-8 overall and the Broncos dropped to 10-8. The winning pitcher for Cal was sophomore right-hander Yasser Clor, who improved his record to 3-0 by throwing a career-high 5.1 innings with six hits, four runs, one earned run, two walks and two strikeouts. Sophomore right-hander Kevin Miller earned his first collegiate save by throwing the final 3.2 innings (five hits, two runs, one earned run, one walk, two strikeouts). Sophomore right fielder Mark Canha, who is leading the Bears with a .398 average, had a two-run single in the third, while senior third baseman Michael Brady, sophomore shortstop Brian Guinn, junior first baseman Blake Smith, junior second baseman Jeff Kobernus, freshman left fielder Danny Oh and junior catcher Dylan Tonneson all had RBI in the fourth inning. [READ MORE]
New Mexico State's Leo Aguirre
Fresno State. Fresno State lost two of three against the Oregon Ducks in Eugene this weekend. In game one on Friday the Bulldogs lost a pitching duel 1-0 on Friday. Oregon’s Andrew Schmidt hit a walk-off single with two outs giving the Ducks the victory in front of a sold-out crowd of 2,777. Holden Sprague pitched 7.2 innings giving up just four hits and walking just one.
On Saturday Oregon’s bats pushed them to a 7-1 victory over Fresno State. The Ducks scored two runs in the bottom of the second, three in the bottom of the third and added single runs in the bottom of the sixth and seventh. Fresno State starter Sean Bonesteele lasted just 2.1 innings giving up five runs, all earned and allowed five hits. He also walked four batters.
Here is your ACC Recap for February 22nd.
UNC 11 VMI 3
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – All-America Dustin Ackley had a career-best five hits and right-hander Matt Harvey struck out 11 batters to lift No. 1 North Carolina to an 11-3 win over VMI Sunday at Bryson Field at Boshamer Stadium. With Sunday’s victory, the Tar Heels (3-0) swept their season-opening series for the seventh straight season. Continue reading
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SANTA CLARA, Calif. – After one of the more successful seasons in Santa Clara baseball history, the 2009 Broncos return to the diamond this year with two clear goals in mind – to win the West Coast Conference Championship and move on to postseason play.
“We built a good foundation in the fall with some key returning players,” said Bronco head coach Mark O’Brien. “We are battle-tested. It’s nice to have guys who have been there before in your lineup and to have pitchers who have gone through the battles on the mound.” Continue reading
Head coach Mark O'Brien and the Broncos are excited to get the 2009 season underway.
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SANTA CLARA, Calif. – In this second installment of Countdown to Opening Day 2009, SantaClaraBroncos.com introduces Bronco fans to the newest members of the 2009 squad. Eighth year head coach Mark O’Brien welcomes one junior transfer and 11 freshmen to the roster. Here are a couple fun facts about each of the new Broncos.
Matt Laird is one of six returning starters for the Warhawks.-Courtesy: Sun Belt Conference
ULM Baseball Opens Practice
MONROE, La.—The defending Sun Belt Conference Champion ULM baseball team opened up practice for the 2009 season on Sunday afternoon. Preseason camp will continue until the Warhawks open the season on Feb. 20 against Northwestern State.
The Warhawks spent the first day of practice working on fielding drills before the pitchers and hitters squared off against each other for the first time since the fall.
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SAN BRUNO, CA – San Diego and Pepperdine were picked as favorites to win this year’s WCC regular season title in the 2009 preseason baseball poll, as voted on by the head coaches in the conference. The Toreros and Waves have already been receiving several preseason accolades by several publications as San Diego has been ranked as high as No. 11 by Baseball America, while Pepperdine was ranked No. 17 in the same poll. San Diego and Pepperdine both received 45 points, with the Toreros receiving four first place votes to three for the Waves. Santa Clara, which has received votes in several preseason publications, was picked to finish third with 35 points. Gonzaga received the last remaining first place vote, and received 30 points, to come in at fourth place, edging out San Francisco, which received 26 points, for fifth place. Rounding out this year’s poll are Loyola Marymount, with 20 points, Saint Mary’s, with 14 points, and Portland, with nine points.
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The CBB continues our countdown to the 2009 College Baseball season with our Top 50 players to watch. We will be providing one player each day (Monday-Saturday) until we reach number 1.
We continue the list today with junior catcher Tommy Medica from Santa Clara. He is a 6-1 190 pound right handed hitting catcher from Bellarmine College Prep and San Jose California. Continue reading
Head coach John Cohen announced three more Diamond Dog signees Monday.
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Mississippi State has reached into Alabama, Georgia and Texas for its latest signees of the 2008-09 college baseball recruiting campaign.
Joining the initial Bulldog recruiting class of first-year MSU skipper John Cohen are left-handed pitcher Matt Lane of Marietta, Ga. (Pope High School), outfielder Jaron Shepherd of Kilgore, Texas (Kilgore High School/Navarro College) and shortstop Nick Vickerson of Tuscaloosa, Ala. (Hillcrest High School/Florida State/Shelton State).
The CBB has come across 9 more 2009 College Baseball Schedule; High Point, Lafayette, New Jersey Tech, Northwestern State, Stephen F Austin, Quinnipiac, Wagner, UNC Wilmington, and Santa Clara. We would like to thank all of our readers who have made our site your #1 choice when it comes to College Baseball information.