TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Alabama baseball team held on for a 3-2 win over the Savannah State Tigers in an elimination game in the NCAA Tallahassee Regional on Saturday afternoon from Dick Howser Stadium. Alabama will play on Sunday against the loser of the winner’s bracket game between Florida State and Troy. Continue reading
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – No. 26 Troy used a five-run fourth inning and a solid start from Sun Belt Conference Pitcher of the Year Shane McCain to defeat Alabama 5-2 in the opening game of the Tallahassee Regional Friday afternoon at Dick Howser Stadium. Continue reading
For the 30th time in school history, Florida State’s Mike Martin Field will play host to the NCAA’s Tallahassee Regional. Though the Seminoles are easily the strongest side in the four-team field, the regional features some talented bats and stringent arms. Continue reading
#7 Florida State 13 #23 Stetson 1
DELAND, Fla. – Florida State senior Stuart Tapley rejoined his teammates Tuesday night at Stetson’s Melching Field at Conrad Park, two weeks after his father suffered a stroke back home in Orlando. Continue reading
Here is your ACC Recap for May 5th.
ATLANTA – Jed Bradley recorded 10 strikeouts en route to his fourth straight win, and Chase Burnette went 3-for-4 with a home run as No. 5 Georgia Tech (39-9) completed a three-game sweep of Illinois-Chicago (17-26) with a 5-2 victory Sunday afternoon at Russ Chandler Stadium.
The Jackets recorded their seventh weekend series sweep of the season with the win.
Bradley won his eighth game of the year after scattering two runs on eight hits over six frames. He struck out 10 batters while issuing just one walk. The sophomore left-hander has won four straight games.
Here is your ACC Recap for May 8th.
ATLANTA - Cole Leonida and Thomas Nichols drove in three runs apiece, and right-hander Brandon Cumpton picked up his seventh win of the season as Georgia Tech clinched the series with an 11-5 win over Illinois-Chicago Saturday night at Russ Chandler Stadium.
With the win, the Jackets improved to 38-9 overall and matched their win total from 2009. Tech has had at least 38 wins in a season in 16 of head coach Danny Hall’s 17 years on the Flats. The Flames fell to 17-25 with the loss.
The ACC has a relatively light schedule this week with only three in-conference series. The best series is between Florida State and Boston College. Florida State enters that series with a three game led over Clemson while having only a 3.5 game lead over Boston College. The other series with some importance is between Wake Forest and North Carolina. The Tar Heels are in need of a sweep this weekend if they are going to get a bid into the ACC Tournament. The last ACC series is between Clemson and Maryland where the Tigers are looking to sweep the Terps. Georgia Tech heads out of conference against a feisty Illinois-Chicago squad, Barry University visits Miami (FL) for two games and Savannah State will face off against Virginia Tech to round out the ACC weekend slate. Continue reading
Boyd’s World has done an excellent study on pitch counts for the 2008 season. He looked at every start from around the nation and figured out which schools treat their pitchers the best in terms of pitch counts while other schools abuse their pitchers with insane pitch counts. He ranks the pitchers individually for a start, a season and also as a team. Continue reading
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCES
Tallahassee, Fla. – Baseball fans witnessed history on Monday afternoon on Mike Martin Field inside Dick Howser Stadium as junior Buster Posey played all nine fielding positions in Florida State’s 10-0 victory over Savannah State. The win completed the four-game sweep of the Tigers as fourth-ranked FSU (44-8) outscored Savannah State (20-25) 76-10 in the series. Continue reading
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UVA 5 UNC 4 (7 innings/Rain)
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Jeremy Farrell’s two-out, two-run single in the bottom of the sixth inning provided the No. 24 Virginia baseball team with the go-ahead runs in a 5-4 win over No. 2 North Carolina Sunday in a rain-shortened game at Davenport Field. Shortly after the sixth inning was completed, play was halted because of inclement weather, and just over an hour later the game was called. Continue reading