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2014 CBD Top 100 Countdown: 34. Derek Fisher (Virginia)

DerekFisherVirginiaCollege Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the season with our 2014 Top 100 College Baseball Players. Today, we continue the countdown at number 34 with Derek Fisher from Virginia. The Rexmont, Pennsylvania native attended Cedar Crest High School where he had an outstanding career including being named all-state three times. He hit .484 with 12 home runs and 31 RBI as a senior. He was selected by Texas Rangers in sixth round of 2011 MLB Draft but decided to head to Virginia.  Continue reading 2014 CBD Top 100 Countdown: 34. Derek Fisher (Virginia)

2014 CBD Top Players: 49. Nathan Kirby (Virginia)

NathanKirbyWe continue the countdown today with number 49, Virginia LHP Nathan Kirby. In a stellar freshman campaign with the Cavaliers, Kirby was fourth on the staff by appearing in 24 games with 32.2 innings pitched. During the 2013 season the south paw pitched to a 4-1 record posting a 6.06 ERA and showed great command of the zone only allowing 13 walks the entire season. Kirby had the opportunity to start in two games but found success coming out of the bullpen for the Cavaliers, throwing countless shutout innings in 2013. Continue reading 2014 CBD Top Players: 49. Nathan Kirby (Virginia)

2014 CBD Top 100 Countdown: 55. Branden Cogswell (Virginia)

BrandenCogswellUVAWe continue the countdown today with number 55, Virginia shortstop Branden Cogswell. In his sophomore campaign with the Cavaliers, Cogswell found himself at the top of the lineup where he started the first 47 games. In 182 at bats, the rising junior posted an impressive .346 average with 63 hits, 55 runs and 22 RBI. The 6’2” infielder recorded 20 multiple hit games despite missing the last 15 games due to an injury. Cogswell played a huge part in the Cavaliers success in 2013 and his efforts on the diamond got him selected to the Second-Team All-ACC as well as named to the watch list for the Wallace Award which is given to the nation’s top shortstop. Continue reading 2014 CBD Top 100 Countdown: 55. Branden Cogswell (Virginia)

2014 CBD Top 100 Countdown: 59. Mike Papi (Virginia)

MikePapiWe continue the countdown today with number 59, Virginia OF/1B Mike Papi. In his sophomore season with the Cavaliers, Papi worked his way into the lineup starting 47 of the 55 games he played in. The 6’3” outfielder was named the ACC’s 2013 batting champion with an impressive .381 average and also led the league in on-base percentage (.517) and finished second in slugging (.619). Papi was a threat at the plate, reaching base safely in 47 of the 55 games. The First Team All-American was also named to the All-ACC First Team and earned an invitation to compete for a spot on the 2013 USA Baseball Collegiate National Team. Continue reading 2014 CBD Top 100 Countdown: 59. Mike Papi (Virginia)

Virginia releases 2014 Schedule

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VirginiaLogoCHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The Virginia baseball team released its 2014 schedule on Tuesday (Nov. 5). The Cavaliers will play 34 home games as part of their 55-game schedule.

Virginia’s schedule includes 34 contests against 15 teams that won at least 30 games a year ago, including 22 games against 10 programs that advanced to the 2013 NCAA Tournament (UNC Wilmington, William and Mary, Towson, Virginia Tech, Clemson, North Carolina, Florida State, Liberty, Georgia Tech and Miami). Continue reading Virginia releases 2014 Schedule

2013 NECBL All-Star Game Breakdown

NECBLLogo_thumb.jpgThe NECBL held their All-Star game on Sunday evening with the Eastern Division winning a 2-1 contest as each pitcher tossed an inning while most batters got two at-bats. Here are some of the players that stuck out for me on the day. I usually can’t make a good read on hitters by seeing them only one or two times so this usually will focus on the pitchers. Continue reading 2013 NECBL All-Star Game Breakdown

2013 Charlottesville Super Regional: Mississippi State 6 Virginia 5

MississippiStateTeamMeeting2CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Omaha, the Bulldogs are coming back.

Mississippi State clinched its ninth appearance in the College World Series with a dramatic 6-5 win over No. 6 national seed Virginia Monday afternoon at Davenport Field to clinch the Charlottesville Super Regional. Continue reading 2013 Charlottesville Super Regional: Mississippi State 6 Virginia 5

2013 Charlottesville Super Regional: Mississippi State 11 Virginia 6

JohnCohenMississippiStateSmallCHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Mississippi State saved one of its best offensive afternoons of the season for the perfect time.

The ninth-ranked Bulldogs pounded out 20 hits Saturday afternoon at Davenport Field. Highlighted by a six-hit day by Adam Frazier, MSU rolled past Virginia 11-6 in the opening game of the Charlottesville Super Regional. Continue reading 2013 Charlottesville Super Regional: Mississippi State 11 Virginia 6

2013 Super Regional Preview: Charlottesville (VA)

MississippiStateTeamMeeting2In what is one of only two Super Regionals this year to feature an ACC vs. SEC match-up, the #9 Mississippi State Bulldogs (46-18) will travel to Charlottesville, VA to take on the #6 nationally seeded Virginia Cavaliers (50-10). Mississippi State will be looking to return to the College World Series for the first time since 2007, while UVA will be hoping to make it their second trip since 2011 when they entered the CWS as the number one overall seed nationally. Continue reading 2013 Super Regional Preview: Charlottesville (VA)

2013 Charlottesville NCAA Regional Day 3 Recap

ElonPhoenix_thumb.jpgElon 6 UNC-Wilmington 4

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — A three-run rally in the bottom of the eighth inning erased a 4-3 deficit as the Elon Phoenix eliminated the UNC Wilmington Seahawks from the Charlotteville Regional by a 6-4 score on Sunday afternoon.

The win lifted the maroon and gold to Sunday’s regional final against sixth-ranked Virginia. Elon will need to defeat Virginia on Sunday and again on Monday to advance to the Super Regionals. Continue reading 2013 Charlottesville NCAA Regional Day 3 Recap