February 15th this year marked the start of the Division 1 College Baseball season. Here are some of the top performances and highlights on the day. We will be providing daily articles as often as possible this season. If you know of an outstanding performance ever that we might miss feel free to send us an email by clicking here. Continue reading
Oregon St: 18-12
Arizona St: 18-12
Washington St: 12-18
The Pac-12 is one of the best conferences in college baseball. It’s a safe statement after the University of Arizona claimed their fourth National Championship in school history by sweeping the two-time defending champion South Carolina Gamecocks in 2012. Their coach was also rewarded. Andy Lopez was named the National Coach of the Year by the National College Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA). Arizona was also able to lay claim to the Pac-12 title last season; an honor in which they shared with another national power, UCLA. UCLA finished one game better than Arizona in the overall record, and advanced to the College World Series in Omaha, Neb. They meet in the winner’s bracket with Arizona getting the better of their conference rival. Still, two teams in the College World Series, is a signal to the rest of the NCAA that the Pac-12 is once again a dominant conference. Continue reading
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 38 on our Top 100 Countdown is Stanford’s AJ Vanegas. The 6’3 right-handed pitcher from Alameda, California was selected in the 7th round by the Padres in 2010.
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. — In a polling of the Pac-12’s baseball coaches, STANFORD has been selected as the preseason favorite to win the conference title this season. The Cardinal received five of 10 possible first-place votes and 93 points. Stanford finished the 2012 campaign with a 41-18 record and advanced to NCAA Super Regional play in the postseason. The Cardinal, led by preseason All-Americans Mark Appel, Brian Ragira and Austin Wilson, enters the season as a consensus top-10 team in the national rankings. Continue reading
As we continue counting down to the first pitch of the 2013 season, we are running some of the best posters from schools across the country. The team we feature today is the Stanford Cardinal. They went 41-18 while going 18-12 in Pac 12 play. You can check out the poster below. Future posters can be sent to me by clicking here. Continue reading
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 providing one player per day until we reach number 1.
Coming in at 81 in our Top 100 countdown is Stanford sophomore infielder Alex Blandino from Palo Alto, California. He attended St. Francis High School where he was a four year letter winner. As a senior, he hit .511 with nine homers, 39 RBIs, and 33 runs scored. On the mound, he went 4-1 with a 2.18 ERA in 45 innings pitched. He picked up several awards including the San Jose Mercury News and Palo Alto Daily News Player of the Year, Cal-Hi Sports state player of the year, and Rawlings Golden Glove award winner. Continue reading
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STANFORD, Calif. – Clark & Elizabeth Nelson Director of Baseball Mark Marquess recently announced Stanford’s 2013 schedule, which includes its traditional balance of competitive non-conference matchups along with the continuation of a number of Pac-12 Conference rivalries. Stanford will face a pair of teams from the 2012 College World Series, including defending national champion Arizona. Continue reading
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HYANNIS, Mass. – Most Valuable Player Phil Ervin (Samford), Top Pitcher and Outstanding Pro Prospect Sean Manaea (Indiana St.) and Batting Champion Patrick Biondi (Michigan) top the list of players selected to the Cape Cod Baseball League Post-Season All-League Team. Continue reading
- Game 1: Friday, June 8, 7pm (ET) on ESPN2
- Game 2: Saturday, June 9, 6pm (ET) on ESPN2
- Game 3: Sunday, June 10, 7pm (ET) on ESPN2 (if necessary)
Park: Mike Martin Field at Dick Howser Stadium
Teams: #1 Stanford Cardinal (41-16) vs. #1 Florida State Seminoles (46-15)
*Florida State is the #3 National Seed for the 2012 CWS Continue reading
DURHAM, N.C. — USA Baseball announced Tuesday the names of the three finalists for the 2012 USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award (GSA). This summer marks the 35th consecutive year that the GSA will be presented to the nation’s top amateur baseball player. Continue reading