Opening weekend is upon us once again. Here is a preview of the Big 12, including pitching probables and a few players to look out for on each team. Read the rest of this entry »
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Texas A&M has been unanimously selected as the preseason favorite to win the 2012 Big 12 baseball regular season title. In a vote by the league’s head coaches, the Aggies earned eight first place votes, totaling 64 points. In 2011, TAMU made its fifth College World Series appearance, claimed its second-straight Big 12 postseason crown and earned a share of the regular season title. The Aggies are ranked in the top 10 of all four preseason national polls entering the 2012 campaign. Read the rest of this entry »
College Baseball Daily has put together with our large staff of College Baseball writers our first annual All-American Team. You can check out the full team below. Read the rest of this entry »
Per reports from Hookem.com’s Alan Trubow, Texas RHP Sam Stafford could miss the 2012 season due to a shoulder injury. Stafford, a second round pick in the 2011 draft by the New York Yankees, returned to Austin after the Yankees had questions about the same shoulder that is reportedly injured. After experiencing tightness in his shoulder recently, Stafford underwent an MRI and was greeted with less-than great news. Read the rest of this entry »
Texas junior outfielder Cohl Walla suffered a torn ACL today at practice according to CBD sources close to the situation. Walla appeared in 50 games last season while starting 37 games and hitting .229 in 144 at bats. Read the rest of this entry »
In 2012, the Big 12 will be without a former power, while saying farewell to a pair of teams and preparing to welcome another. With Nebraska officially gone to the Big Ten, the conference will take on a new shape with only nine members. Conference favorite, Texas A&M, is preparing to compete in their final Big 12 season before jumping ship to the powerful SEC with Missouri in tow. With all the departures, the conference decided to extend an invitation to recent powerhouse TCU, increasing the competition level. Read the rest of this entry »
FROM NCBWA RELEASE
Wichita, Kan. (NCBWA) — Forty-five players have been named to the initial watch list for the eighth annual National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Stopper of the Year Award, given to the top relief pitcher in NCAA Division I baseball, as announced by the association Wednesday. Read the rest of this entry »
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The Big 12 Conference has announced its 2012 FSN baseball and softball schedule. Eight games, including the Phillips 66 Big 12 Baseball Championship, will be broadcast. Read the rest of this entry »
Right-hander Nick Vander Tuig secured the victory, allowing one hit in four scoreless innings as UCLA’s starting pitcher. Vander Tuig faced the minimum 12 batters through four frames. Read the rest of this entry »
The Texas Longhorns will add a new toy to their already world-class stadium in 2012. Currently being constructed in right field is a new video board that will add some new flair for Augie Garrido’s club.
The video board is going up opposite of the existing scoreboard, just right of the 405 marker in the power alley. The structure will measure out at 25.2 feet high, and 60 feet wide, and will display both teams’ lineups with a video display in the middle.
No official word yet on the fate of the existing scoreboard, but seeing that the new board makes no mention of score keeping, it would be safe to assume Texas will keep the existing structure in its current role, while shifting the graphics and video playback to the new board. Read the rest of this entry »