FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE BRENTWOOD, Tenn. — After winning the Ohio Valley Conference regular season championship a season ago and returning six positional starters this year Tennessee Tech has been tabbed the 2014 preseason favorite for the 11-team league in a vote of OVC head baseball coaches and sports information directors. In additional voting TTU senior first baseman Zach Stephens was named OVC Preseason Player of the Year for the second-consecutive season while Jacksonville State closer Travis Stout was tabbed OVC Preseason Pitcher of the Year. Continue reading →
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE BRENTWOOD, Tenn. — After winning the Ohio Valley Conference regular season and tournament championships each of the past two years, Austin Peay has been tabbed the 2013 preseason favorite for the 11-team league in a vote of OVC head baseball coaches and sports information directors. In additional voting APSU junior second baseman Jordan Hankins and Tennessee Tech junior first baseman Zach Stephens were named OVC Preseason Co-Players of the Year while Belmont senior lefty Chase Brookshire was tabbed OVC Preseason Pitcher of the Year. Continue reading →
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE BRENTWOOD, Tenn. — After winning the Ohio Valley Conference regular season and tournament championships a year ago, Austin Peay has been tabbed the 2012 preseason favorite for the 10-team league in a vote of OVC head baseball coaches. In additional voting Southeast Missouri State All-American senior third baseman Trenton Moses was named OVC Preseason Player of the Year while Jacksonville State senior closer Todd Hornsby was tabbed OVC Preseason Pitcher of the Year. Continue reading →
Senior Bryson Smith (Watkinsville, Ga.) came through with a pinch-hit RBI single in the eighth inning to drive in senior Josh Adams (Jacksonville, Fla.) with the game’s only run as No. 1 Florida (9-1) edged No. 24 Miami (4-6), 1-0, on Saturday afternoon in front of 4,851 fans at McKethan Stadium. Continue reading →
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – The Ohio Valley Conference has announced a change to the format of its Conference regular season series for baseball starting with the 2012 season.
Currently the OVC plays a three-game series spread over two days, with the teams playing a doubleheader on Saturday (with one of those games being a 7-inning game, the other a 9-inning affair) and a single 9-inning game on Sunday. Continue reading →
HOUSTON, Texas – Kyle Livingstone hit a two-run homer in the top of the sixth to give Texas State a four-run cushion, and the Bobcats closed out Friday night’s home opener against the Houston Cougars with a 6-0 victory at Cougar Field. Continue reading →
As the 2010 campaign begins for the Cougars, the team will look to improve on their 15-39 mark from the 2009 season. SIUE had a 3-3 record at home last season, so head coach Gary Collins hopes the 17 home games next season translates to more victories for his team.
The Cougars open the season with a three game set at Arkansas-Little Rock (February 26-28) before having the home opener at the friendly confines of SimmonsCooper Complex when they take on Saint Louis (March 3).
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – In their first game in the starting lineup together, Southeast Guilford graduates Jeff Medley and Austin Moyer (Greensboro, N.C.) gave the USC Upstate baseball team the offensive boost it needed, combining to go 5-for-8 with seven runs, two RBIs and a homer to lead the Spartans past SIU Edwardsville in the nightcap of Saturday’s action at the Courtyard By Marriott Baseball Classic at Harley Park.
The New York Times has a great article about Clay Zavada’s journey through the minor leagues. He was selected in the 30th round in 2006 where he received a $1,000 bonus which was barely enough to cover his deposit on his apartment. After the 2006 summer, Clay’s father died leaving the families property to him. He ended up losing touch with the Arizona Diamondbacks who subsequently dropped his contract. He ended up finishing up his degree in the spring of 2008 and with some encouragement from a friend went to an open tryout for the independent league member Southern Illinois Miners. His performance ended up getting him a second chance with the Diamondbacks who ended up signing him in June. Continue reading →
Head Coach Esquer and the Cal Bears open the season with two two games series. The first one will be on the 20 and the 21st of February against UC-Riverside. They then follow that up with a two game series against the Vanderbilt Commodores on the 22nd and the 23rd of February.