The Sacramento State Hornets held their home opener on Friday afternoon against UC-Riverside. In the third inning, UC Riverside Eddie Young got caught in a rundown and appears to be tagged out aggressively by Sacramento State’s Andrew Ayers who pushes Young after the tag. Young then turns around throwing a punch at Ayers before more players come into the fray. UC Riverside’s Eddie Young and Drake Zarate and Sacramento State’s Andrew Ayers were ejected. Each player will now face an NCAA mandated four game suspension for fighting. Last season, Ayers was named the WAC player of the year. You can check out the full video of the fight from KCRA below. Read the rest of this entry »
John Whittle of South Carolina 24/7 reports that South Carolina Gamecocks junior RHP Ethan Carter has been suspended by the team after it became public that Carter was arrested on March 9th for drunkenness. Carter is a transfer from Louisburg College and has appeared in five games out of the bullpen with a -0 record while not letting up a run yet. Read the rest of this entry »
According to Southern Miss sports information director Jack Duggan, Thompson won’t be playing as long as the Eagles are playing this summer while Thomas is just temporary unavailable over these academic issues. Thomas could potentially be available by the end of the C-USA and NCAA Tournaments. Read the rest of this entry »
On Saturday afternoon, BYU and New Mexico were involved in an altercation in which both benches emptied and punches were thrown. The Mountain West Conference announced on Monday that eleven student athletes were suspended while BYU head baseball coach Vance Law was reprimanded over the incident. I wonder if the BYU Honor Code says anything about fighting in it and whether the Cougars players will face more discipline from the university. You can check out New Mexico catcher Mitchell Garver’s one finger salute below. We have also included video the brawl between the two schools and the full press release from the Mountain West Conference. Read the rest of this entry »
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The Southern Conference supports the College of Charleston’s decision to suspend assistant baseball coach Matt Heath for an additional two games beyond his league-mandated one-game suspension following his ejection from Tuesday night’s game. The league expects to take no further action on the matter.
Video of the incident is below. Read the rest of this entry »
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE
Fullerton, Calif. – Cal State Fullerton baseball Head Coach Dave Serrano has announced the suspension of eight players for this weekend’s non-conference series at the University of Hawaii for a violation of team rules.
Florida senior infielder/outfielder Bryson Smith was arrested by Gainesville Police after being spotted making two wide turns and drift into a curb on NW 16th Avenue, according to a police report. According to the Florida Times-Union, Smith told the officer he was picking up his friends and had consumed one beer but failed several sobriety tests. He was taken into custody and brought to the Alachua County Jail, refusing to give a breath sample. Read the rest of this entry »
Jackson State has terminated Kevin Whiteside according to the ClarionLedger.com. Whiteside according to the article was in his second years as an assistant. He played with the Tigers in 2003, hitting over .300 with 30 RBIs and 16 stolen bases. Read the rest of this entry »
UPDATED ON FEB. 7th AT 11:30PM
In a release from the University of Oregon, it has been announced that 2010 All-Pac 10 Infielder KC Serna has been suspended indefinitely by the program:
EUGENE – Oregon junior shortstop KC Serna has been suspended indefinitely due to a violation of team rules, it was announced today by Oregon baseball head coach George Horton.
Serna continues to practice with the Oregon baseball team, and his return to game action is to be determined.
This is the second suspension for Serna. He was suspended last season for three games also for a violation of team rules.
Shelby Esters Aulds and Kendall Scott Thamm both members of the University of Louisiana-Monroe baseball team have been booked on aggrevated rape charges according to a report from KTBS.com. The players have been released from on $15,000 bond and been suspended from the team while the case is being investigated. Read the rest of this entry »
UNC star outfielder Brian Goodwin has been suspended for the 2011 season for violating university policy. Last season, Goodwin played in 60 games hitting .291 with seven homers and 61 RBI. He played this past summer in the Cape Cod Baseball League with the Harwich Mariners where he led the team in hitting with a .281 average with a homer and driving in 29 runs. Baseball America rated him the 6th best pro prospect in the Cape. Read the rest of this entry »
Louisville head coach Dan McDonnell has been suspended for three games according to a press release from Louisville Media Relations. McDonnell was ejected from Saturday’s Big East elimination game against St. John’s after a confrontation with an umpire.