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 adding players day-by-day until we get to number one!
Number 50 on our Top 100 Countdown is South Carolina’s Grayson Greiner. The 6’5 catcher from Columbia, South Carolina was named to Collegiate Baseball’s Freshman All-American team in 2012. Continue reading
Unless you have been living under a rock this week, you have heard that Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o was part of an elaborate internet catfishing scandal throughout the 2012 college football season. This type of situation happened to former South Carolina pitcher Michael Roth a couple of years ago.
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The South Carolina baseball team has announced its schedule for the 2013 season featuring 29 games against 2012 NCAA Tournament teams as well as 35 home games at Carolina Stadium. The Gamecocks open the season on Friday, February 15, hosting a three-game series vs. Liberty. Continue reading
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Columbia, S.C. – South Carolina head coach Chad Holbrook has announced the completion of his coaching staff for the 2012-13 season. Sammy Esposito has been named recruiting coordinator and Brian Buscher has returned to Gamecock Baseball as volunteer assistant. Continue reading
SAN DIEGO — Ryan Boldt didn’t have much to say Sunday night when San Diego Padre great Trevor Hoffman presented him with the 2012 Perfect Game All-American Classic MVP Award. It didn’t matter; his play had already said plenty.
The lanky 6-foot-1 centerfielder from Red Wing, Minnesota finished 2-for-3 with a triple to help the West squad secure a come-from-behind 7-6 victory at Petco Park Sunday night.
Boldt showed off his wheels roaming the spacious Petco outfield and when he slid into third base (pictured above) with an easy triple on a smash down the left field line.
“I try to use my speed as much as I can,” the Nebraska commit said. “I just try to put the ball in play and run as much as I can.” Continue reading
Several sources around the state of South Carolina including the Charleston Post and Courier say that Ray Tanner will step down as the South Carolina head baseball coach on Friday. Chad Holbrook will take over the Gamecocks baseball program effective immediately.
Hat tip to Palmetto State Baseball Blog for the heads up on the story.
The Last Ones Standing
Rewind to a little bit more than four months ago. Stop at February 17, 2012—opening day of the 2012 college baseball season.
On February 17th, every team in the country shared one dream. The dream of being the last team left. The dream of being the best. The dream of being College World Series Champions.
On June 26, 2012…that dream came true for one team… Confetti coming down, fireworks going off, everyone in the stadium cheering for them…it finally hit them…they were the last ones standing…the Arizona Wildcats—your 2012 College World Series Champions.
Wade and Refsnyder phenomenal in Wildcats’ 5-1 Victory over Gamecocks
Arizona is a team that has been recognized nationally all season for it’s outstanding defense, excellent starting pitching and phenomenal batting order. In Game One of the CWS Championship Series, the Wildcats showed why. Continue reading
And then there were four…A quick look at who’s left
The Wildcats are 2-0 in the CWS and playing excellent baseball. Through their first two games, Arizona’s pitching staff has only given up one earned run. With pitching performances that strong and a batting order that has eight players batting over .300, there’s no question as to why Arizona has been so successful. The question is can they maintain that excellence and composure as they continue in the CWS. Continue reading
In the Driver’s Seat
Went 2-0 in first two games defeating Florida State & UCLA