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2009 Pac-10 Preseason Coaches Poll

Arizona State picked to win Pac-10

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. — Arizona State has been chosen as the favorite to win this year’s Pac-10 baseball title, according to a vote of the league’s coaches.

The Sun Devils received three of 10 first-place votes, earning 69 points overall. UCLA also received three first-place votes and 67 total points for the No. 2 spot, while Stanford was picked third with one first-place vote, totaling 64 points. Rounding out the top five was Oregon State, which nabbed two first-place votes and 58 points overall, and Arizona grabbed the final first-place vote for a total 56 points. Continue reading

Competition Heats Up Between Southern Cal Coaches

Matadors Head Coach Steve Rousey earned Best Creativity honors for his unique dish created in the inaugural Coaches Cooking Challenge
Matadors Head Coach Steve Rousey earned 'Best Creativity' honors for his unique dish created in the inaugural Coaches Cooking Challenge

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE

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.
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PGCrosschecker releases 2009 All-American Team

PGCrosschecker.com writer Patrick Ebert has put together his 2009 All-American Team. The players that are included on the list took part in previous Perfect Game events. He has Missouri catcher Trevor Coleman behind the plate with Rich Poythress of Georgia at first base. Kyle Seager of North Carolina and Grant Green of Southern Cal are the second base and shortstop selections respectively. Chris Dominguez is the selection at third base as he is having a great career with Louisville. Continue reading

CBB Top 50 Countdown: Number 41 Brad Boxberger (USC)

(Courtesy of USC Media Relations)
(Courtesy of USC Media Relations)

The CBB continues our countdown to the 2009 College Baseball season with our Top 50 players to watch. We will be providing one player each day (Monday-Saturday) until we reach number 1.

We continue the list today with Junior righthanded pitcher Brad Boxberger from Southern Cal checking in at the 41st spot in our countdown. He is a 6′2 195 pound righty from Foothill High School and Tustin California. Continue reading

CBB Top 50 Countdown: Number 49 Robert Stock (USC)

Robert Stock (Courtesy of USC)
Robert Stock (Courtesy of USC)

The CBB continues our countdown to the 2009 College Baseball season with our Top 50 players to watch. We will be providing one player each day until we reach number 1.

We continue the list today with number 49 Robert Stock of Southern California. He is a 6-1, 190 pound junior catcher out of Agoura High School and from Westlake Village, California. Continue reading

Rivals Links for October 13th

Courtesy of UNC Media Relations
Courtesy of UNC Media Relations

Rivals editor Kendall Rogers has put out two strong articles recently. The first one focuses on North Carolina head coach Mike Fox. He talks about how the expectations have risen in the program over the last three years with the amount of success they have had. Continue reading

HS Players heading to College early?

Levi Michael joining UNC early

USA Today has put out an interesting article about High School players leaving school at the end of the fall semester for the start of the college semester in the spring. The reason why we are seeing this is the fact that the player will be eligible to play in the 2009 season. The biggest recent name to do this was Robert Stock out of Southern California. Continue reading

Rivals Links

Rivals College Baseball Editor Kendall Rogers has put out some interesting articles over the last week. The first article focuses on some head coaches around the nation that have failed to live up to expectations. He lists South Florida’s Lelo Prado as disappointing in his first two years in Tampa. I tend to disagree with Rogers since it takes longer then two years to develop a solid program. He brings up Tony Gwynn who has been an absolute disaster with the San Diego State program over the last six years only finishing over .500 in 2004 with a 35-29 record and in 2008 when they went 31-28. Continue reading

College Baseball News and Notes 09/23

Jeff Schexnaide-Head Coach
Jeff Schexnaide-Head Coach

Cory Barton Hired as Assistant Baseball Coach at ULM

Cory Barton has been named assistant baseball coach at ULM, head coach Jeff Schexnaider announced on Tuesday. Barton’s hire is pending approval by the University of Louisiana System Board of Supervisors.

Barton joins the Warhawk staff after two seasons as an assistant coach at Memphis and a two-year playing career with the Tigers.
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