As we reported this week, Oregon State number 1 pitcher Ben Wetzler was arrested in the early morning hours of May 10th for breaking a window at an apartment in Corvallis, Oregon. Ben was in the dugout on Saturday with the Beavers and in uniform on Sunday according to our writer Aaron Yost who identified him. Oregon State head coach Pat Casey did not hold a press conference following Sunday’s game against UCLA and has not spoken on the matter. Oregon State Assistant Director of Athletic Communications Hank Hager sent out the following release today with statements from OSU head coach Pat Casey and Ben Wetzler. Oregon State has suspended Wetzler for five games that started on May 10th making him eligible to pitch on Sunday against Washington. Continue reading
Alabama head coach Mitch Gaspard announced on Wednesday that weekend starting pitcher Jon Keller has been suspended for this weekend’s series against South Carolina. Keller has been the top pitcher for the Crimson Tide this spring sporting a 5-1 record with an ERA of 1.94 in ten appearances including seven starts. Continue reading
OregonLive.com writer Connor Letourneau has been leading the reporting on the situation around Oregon State number 1 starter Ben Wetzler who has been suspended indefinitely by the school. According to reports, the Philadelphia Phillies turned in Ben Wetzler for using an agent after Wetzler failed to sign with the Phillies after the 2013 MLB Draft. The full report from OregonLive.com is available by clicking here.
The Texas Longhorns suspended both Corey Knebel and Cameron Cox over the weekend for violation of team rules. As we all know, that is always code for a much deeper story but this one just goes above and beyond being a knucklehead.
According to an article written by Erick Smith of USA Today Sports, a Texas teammate asked Corey Knebel for his urine during a routine drug screening. Knebel gave his urine to the teammate who turned it over to Texas officials. But the problem came up when it tested positive for Adderall which is a banned substance by the NCAA that Knebel has a prescription for. Continue reading