CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Ryan Graepel and Kyle Seager drove in three runs apiece to lift No. 2 North Carolina to a 12-8 win over Richmond Wednesday at Boshamer Stadium. Right-hander Jimmy Messer kept the Spiders off the scoreboard until the sixth in his second career start for the Tar Heels (26-7). Continue reading →
CORAL GABLES, Fla. – A trio of Ohio State pitchers, led by starter and winner Alex Wimmers (now 5-0), one-hit the No. 2 Miami Hurricanes and the Buckeye bats did more than enough to secure a 7-1 victory Tuesday before 1,755 fans at Alex Rodriguez Park. Ohio State, ranked 16th in the Collegiate Baseball poll, improves to 18-3 with the win while Miami, No. 2 in the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association poll, falls to 18-5. Continue reading →
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Mark Fleury connected on a grand slam and drove in a career-best five runs, and right-hander Bryant Gaines earned his first career win in No. 2 North Carolina’s 10-3 victory over Gardner-Webb Wednesday at Boshamer Stadium. The Tar Heels improved to 8-1 with their fifth straight win, while the Bulldogs dropped to 3-4. Continue reading →
Conway, S.C. – The Bears split a doubleheader against Florida International to kick off the 2009 season on Friday afternoon. After dropping the opener by a 3-2 margin, Brown rallied back to take a 7-4 decision in the rematch, moving their record to 1-1 after the first day of the new season. Continue reading →
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The Southern Conference baseball coaches and the voting members of the Southern Conference Sports Media Association have each selected Elon as the preseason favorite to repeat as champion in 2009. A year ago, the Phoenix became the first team in seven seasons to win both the regular season and tournament titles en route to a 44-18 season and a berth in the NCAA Regionals. Continue reading →
Boyd’s World has done an excellent study on pitch counts for the 2008 season. He looked at every start from around the nation and figured out which schools treat their pitchers the best in terms of pitch counts while other schools abuse their pitchers with insane pitch counts. He ranks the pitchers individually for a start, a season and also as a team. Continue reading →
GREENSBORO, NC – UNC Greensboro’s baseball team announced the signing of eight student-athletes for the 2009-10 school year, head coach Mike Gaski announced Friday.
Eric Brindle, William Henderson, Tyler Hollstegge, Zach Leach, Jake Milinichik, Cody Poarch and Harry Slade will all come into the program from high school, while Colby Hyatt will join the Spartans after playing at Cypress Community College this past season. Continue reading →
Louisiana-Lafayette Baseball Schedule For 2009 is Set
A season-opening, four-game series at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field with Nebraska, 26 total home games and meetings with nine teams which qualified for the 2008 NCAA Tournament highlight Louisiana’s Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team’s 2009 schedule which was announced Thursday by head coach Tony Robichaux.
The Ragin’ Cajuns will play 21 games against NCAA Tournament teams from last season. Included are midweek matchups with LSU and Rice, participants in the 2008 World Series, and three-game road series at Southern Mississippi and East Carolina. Continue reading →
DeLand, Fla. – Third-ranked Florida State (36-7) registered its seventh consecutive non-conference victory with a 13-3 win over Stetson (19-27) Tuesday night in front of 2,751 at Melching Field, the eighth largest crowd in stadium history. The Seminoles reached the double-digit run plateau for the fourth straight game against the Hatters outscoring Stetson 60-9 during the stretch. The win was the tenth straight for Florida State in the series. Continue reading →