USA BASEBALL FACES FIRST OUTSIDE COMPETITION WITH PAIR OF WEEKEND GAMES
After four weeks of intrasquad scrimmages, South Alabama baseball takes on its first outside competition of the season with a pair of exhibition games this weekend. The Jags host Meridian Community College Saturday at noon and Northwest Florida State College Sunday at 1 p.m. Both games are at Stanky Field.
Saturday’s game against Meridian is scheduled for seven innings, but the teams are allowed to play for up to four hours, so they will play a second game with the remaining time. After the seven-inning game ends, there will be a brief break for field maintenance before the new game begins. The second game will last as long as possible within the initial four-hour timeframe.
Stewart’s three-run double leads Purple comeback win in game one
Senior catcher Cooper Stewart’s three-run double highlighted a six-run sixth inning as the Purple team rallied for a 9-6 win in the opening game of the Western Illinois Purple & Gold World Series at Alfred D. Boyer Stadium.
Trailing 4-3 entering the bottom of the sixth, Stewart’s blast into the left-center gap opened up what had been a close game. Senior outfielder Kenny Price, senior first baseman Tyler Metcalf, junior second baseman Dan Johnson, and freshman outfielder Tom Lilja each had RBI hits for the Purple squad. Senior outfielder Jared Wolf scored twice and added a stolen base. Continue reading Fall Ball World Series Updates→
The Mizzou baseball team will continue its fall practice with a scrimmage Saturday before the MU football game against Oklahoma State. The baseball action will get underway at 1:30 p.m. at Taylor Stadium. The intersquad scrimmage will be open to the public and is free of charge. Continue reading College Baseball News and Notes 10/08→
The CBB is the only site that is committed in coverage of the 2009 College Baseball Schedules. If you are looking for a schedule we will have it posted as soon as it is sent to us by the Schools.
North Dakota State
Head Coach Tod Brown and the Bison’s of North Dakota State open their 2009 campaign on the road against Wichita State in a three game set starting on the 20th of February. The Bison’s hit the road again the following weekend to take on Murray State in a four game series with a double header on Saturday. Coach Brown and the Bison’s to take part in the Palm Beach Challenge. Continue reading Four More: 2009 College Baseball Schedules→
The Thunderbirds of Southern Utah and Head Coach David Eldredge will open the 2009 season in Lubbock, Texas to take on the Red Raiders of Texas Tech. It is a 3 game weekend series starting on Friday the 20th of February. Southern Utah return home for the home opener against Utah Valley with a 3 game series starting on Thursday the 26th of February.
Fort Wayne, IN – IPFW Director of Athletics has announced that Bobby Pierce has been hired as the Mastodons’ new head baseball coach.
Pierce comes to IPFW after a successful stint at Metro State College in Denver, Colorado.
Pierce led Metro State to Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC) tournament berths in each of his two seasons at the helm. The Roadrunners went 55-54 in two seasons under Pierce, including a 43-34 mark in RMAC play. Pierce and Metro State had an outstanding 2008 season, going 38-19, including 30-10 in league play. Reece Gorman and Jake Palmer each earned All-American honors, while 11 Roadrunners earned all-RMAC honors.