Fresno State. Fresno State lost two of three against the Oregon Ducks in Eugene this weekend. In game one on Friday the Bulldogs lost a pitching duel 1-0 on Friday. Oregon’s Andrew Schmidt hit a walk-off single with two outs giving the Ducks the victory in front of a sold-out crowd of 2,777. Holden Sprague pitched 7.2 innings giving up just four hits and walking just one.
On Saturday Oregon’s bats pushed them to a 7-1 victory over Fresno State. The Ducks scored two runs in the bottom of the second, three in the bottom of the third and added single runs in the bottom of the sixth and seventh. Fresno State starter Sean Bonesteele lasted just 2.1 innings giving up five runs, all earned and allowed five hits. He also walked four batters. Continue reading →
Game #1: USC 5 – LBSU 3
Game #2: USC 4 – LBSU 0
Game #3: LBSU 5 – USC 4
LOS ANGELES – Derek Legg scored the eventual game-winning run in the top of the ninth Sunday while Charlie Ruiz threw 1 2/3 perfect innings in relief as the Long Beach State 49ers beat the USC Trojans, 5-4, at Dedeaux Field. The 49ers recorded 13 hits in the game after a combined seven hits in the first two games of the series. Continue reading →
College Baseball coaches from San Diego to Santa Barbara, including Northridge Head Coach Steve Rousey, convened at the ESPN Zone in Anaheim Saturday morning to show off their skills and creativity.
Their tools of choice however were not a glove, a baseball, or a bat but a skillet, a spatula, and a number of ingredients at their disposal as participants in the inaugural Baseball Cooking Challenge. Continue reading →
Receiving 78 points and seven first-place votes, Cal State Fullerton was tabbed as the favorite to win the 2009 Big West Conference crown, according to the Big West Conference preseason poll conducted by the league’s nine head coaches. The Titans have claimed at least a share of seven of the last 10 league titles and a conference-best 14 overall. UC Irvine was selected to finish second with 67 points and UC Santa Barbara was picked third after receiving 65 points and one first-place nod. Continue reading →
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE BREWSTER, Mass. – Thomas Myers, pitching coach and recruiting coordinator at the University of California at Santa Barbara, is the new manager of the Cape Cod Baseball League’s Brewster Whitecaps. Myers succeeds Bob Macaluso, Whitecaps manager from 2002 through 2008.
Myers is in his eighth season in his current role after spending four seasons on the Gauchos’ coaching staff from 1998 to 2001. His other duties include academic affairs, fund-raising and Gaucho Baseball Camp development. Prior to returning to UCSB, Myers spent three seasons in the West Coast Conference as pitching coach at Santa Clara University. Continue reading →
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – UC Santa Barbara baseball coach Bob Brontsema announced on Monday that the Gauchos had signed a quintet of outstanding players to National Letters of Intent.
Four of the five players are from junior colleges and two of the Gauchos’ signees are highly-touted pitchers. The players will join the 2010 team that will feature several current Gauchos from last season’s 35-21 overall record and 14-10 mark in the Big West. Continue reading →
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The CBB is committed to our loyal readers in bringing the very best in College Baseball Coverage. We have come across six more 2009 Schedules: Manhattan College, Florida State, Jacksonville University, Kansas State, UC Santa Barbara, Winthrop.
The College Baseball Blog recently had the opportunity to talk with Jordan Wyckoff who just completed his second season with the Franklin and Marshall College Diplomats. He just finished his summer coaching in the Alaskan Baseball League where he served as an assistant coach for the Mat-Su Miners. This is our second opportunity to speak with Coach Wyckoff this fall as we focus this time on his Alaskan League experience. Continue reading →
The Tennessee baseball team welcomed 16 newcomers to campus recently, and that talented crop of new Volunteers just completed its first week of classes at UT. Included among the fresh faces are five junior-college transfers and 11 true freshmen.
The group is composed of five infielders, eight pitchers, one outfielder and a pair of two-way players. Seven hail from the state of Tennessee (with three from Knoxville), three are from Georgia and there is one each from Florida, Kentucky, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina and Ohio.
Baseball Program Holds 11th Annual Bullpen Golf Outing. Event raised nearly $40,000 for the baseball program.
QUEENS, N.Y. – The St. John’s baseball program hosted its 11th annual Bullpen Golf Outing at Pelham Country Club in Pelham Manor, N.Y., on July 28. The event, with title sponsor Chartwells, raised over $40,000 to benefit the Red Storm baseball program.