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2012 CBD Season Preview: Missouri Valley Conference

In June of 2011, perennial baseball power Dallas Baptist University was granted a provisional season with the Missouri Valley Conference. In essence a year-long test run, the MVC was then planning to vote on DBU’s membership after the duration of the season in May of 2012. While the movement to bring DBU—who made it all the way to the Super-Regionals last season before falling to Cal—was seen as an effort to boost the MVC’s power ranking, it was also met by skepticism from some MVC teams citing travel time and costs as concerns. As a result, the Patriots were offered the provisional membership rather than acceptance in to the conference. Continue reading

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2012 Missouri Valley Conference Preseason Coaches Poll

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ST. LOUIS – Missouri State, which returns a dominating young pitching staff and a wealth of depth from last year’s squad, has been tabbed as the league favorite in the annual coaches’ preseason poll, receiving five of eight first-place votes. Continue reading

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NCBWA Names 2012 Preseason Stopper of the Year Watch List

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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. Continue reading

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October 15th Fall Ball Recap

Here is your October 15th Fall Ball Recap.

Coastal Carolina: Bronze 4 Black 2

CONWAY – The Coastal Carolina baseball team started its 2011 fall World Series Friday afternoon with the Bronze squad edging the Black squad 4-2, following a one-and-a-half hour session of showing their skills to at least 25 Major League Baseball scouts at Watson Stadium. Continue reading

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October 12th Fall Ball Recap

Here is your October 12th Fall Ball Recap.

Houston-Rice

HOUSTON - The University of Houston baseball team competed against the Rice Owls Tuesday night in a 14-inning scrimmage at Cougar Field.

The extended scrimmage was a chance for head coach Todd Whitting to evaluate his squad, which has been holding fall practices since Sept. 6. Continue reading

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October 11th Fall Ball Update

Here is your October 11th Fall Ball Update.

Indiana: Cream 4 Crimson 0

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Powered by five innings of no-hit baseball for starting pitcher Chad Martin, Team Cream took a 1-0 advantage in the IU Baseball Cream vs. Crimson Series on Monday. A four-run fifth inning propelled Martin’s squad to a 4-0 victory in the series opener. Continue reading

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October 5th Fall Ball Update

Here is your October 5th Fall Ball Update.

North Carolina: Navy 0 Blue 0

Chapel Hill, N.C.- Dominant pitching was the theme of Tuesday afternoon’s scrimmage as Navy and Blue fought to a 0-0 tie in a contest that lasted eight and one-half innings. Tate Parrish and Chris O’Brien threw for Navy while Hobbs Johnson and George Carter were on the mound for Blue. Navy held a four to two edge in hits, with Blue committing the only error of the game on a failed pick-off attempt in the eighth inning. Continue reading

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Fall Ball Recaps for October 2nd

Here is a listing of Fall Ball Recaps from the last couple of days around College Baseball.

Purdue: Black 11 Gold 10

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – An early 8-0 lead helped the Black team withstand a valiant comeback effort and earn an 11-10 victory in game two of Purdue baseball’s Black & Gold Series Friday afternoon at Lambert Field.

The win allowed the Black team to a two games to none lead in the five-game fall series. Game three is set for Sunday at 2 p.m. Continue reading