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. Read the rest of this entry »
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Oklahoma has been selected as the preseason favorite to win the 2013 Big 12 baseball regular season. In a vote by the league’s head coaches, the Sooners earned six first-place votes, totaling 62 points. League newcomer TCU tallied the remaining three first-place votes and 55 points for the second place spot.
This marks the second time the Sooners have been tabbed to win the Conference’s regular season title. In 2011, OU also received six first-place votes. Oklahoma has never claimed a Big 12 title and has won the postseason crown on just one occasion – at the inaugural event in 1997. Read the rest of this entry »
As we continue to countdown 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 Texas Tech Red Raiders. They enter the season coming off a 2012 season which saw them go 29-26 overall and 7-17 in Big 12 play. This will be the first year for the Red Raiders under Tim Tadlock who takes over the program from Dan Spencer. You can check out the poster below which features head coach Tim Tadlock, Tim Proudfoot and Trey Masek. You can send future posters to us by clicking here. Read the rest of this entry »
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 counting down the players day-by-day until we reach number 1.
Number 61 on our Top 100 Countdown is Texas Tech junior pitcher Trey Masek. The Giddings, Texas native attended Giddings High School where he was a four year varsity letter winner. He was a four-time All-District selection while being named the Louisville Slugger Texas High School Player of the Year as a senior. Read the rest of this entry »
The Red Raiders 56-game schedule is highlighted by 30 home games at Dan Law Field at Rip Griffin Park, a midweek series in Tucson, Ariz., against defending NCAA national champion Arizona, playing 25 games against 10 opponents that advanced to the NCAA Tournament in 2012 and taking on eight conference champions from last season. Read the rest of this entry »
Raley, 28, will serve as the Red Raiders hitting coach and first base coach while also working with the team’s infielders and outfielders. Read the rest of this entry »
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LUBBOCK, Texas – Nearing the completion of his first coaching staff as head coach at Texas Tech, Tim Tadlock has hired Joe Hughes as the program’s director of baseball operations.
Hughes played under Tadlock at both Grayson County College (2004-05) and Oklahoma (2006-07) while spending the past year as an assistant director of event management at Oklahoma. Read the rest of this entry »
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The University of New Mexico baseball team is proud to announce the hiring of Dan Spencer as its new pitching coach. Spencer joins the Lobos after spending the last four seasons as the head coach of Texas Tech, compiling a 115-112 record.
“This is huge for the continued success of our program as we try to get to Omaha,” UNM head coach Ray Birmingham said. Read the rest of this entry »
“When the thought of getting Ray on board came to mind, I thought he was overqualified to be available to teach and mentor on our staff,” Tadlock said. “His pedigree along with the combination of teaching and evaluating and all of the experience he brings to the table is something that all of us will benefit and grow from.” Read the rest of this entry »
LUBBOCK, Texas – Texas Tech head baseball coach Tim Tadlock hired the first assistant to his coaching staff on Wednesday with the addition of J-Bob Thomas, who will work primarily with the Red Raider catchers and assist with the team’s hitters.
Thomas, 29, spent the previous seven seasons as the assistant coach and recruiting coordinator at Howard College. Read the rest of this entry »
Tadlock will be formally introduced at a news conference tomorrow at noon inside the stadium club at Rip Griffin Park. The news conference will be streamed live on texastech.com. Read the rest of this entry »
Texas Tech head coach Dan Spencer has been fired according to sources close to the situation. The school has scheduled a 10:30am press conference to announce the move on Monday. Spencer came to Texas Tech in 2008 from Oregon State where he was the associate head coach for the Beavers back to back national championships. He took the same position at Texas Tech for 2008 before taking over for retiring head coach Larry Hays before taking over as the head coach for the 2009 season. The Red Raiders went 29-26 in 2012 while going 7-17 in Big 12 play. Read the rest of this entry »