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Duke hosts Temple and Xavier

The Duke Blue Devils will host Temple on Tuesday and Xavier on Wednesday before opening the ACC season against the Boston College Eagles. Duke enters Tuesday’s game with a 13-1 record while Temple enters with a record of 2-7. The Owls pitching has been atrocious in the early part of the season with a 9.95 Team ERA. Jeremy Gould (0-1, 6.52 ERA) will get the start for the Blue Devils while Rob Chamra (0-0, 27.00 ERA) gets the ball for the Owls. Xavier will enter with a 1-10 record coming off a three game sweep from Vanderbilt. They beat Oakland University to pick up their only win on the season. Both Duke and Xavier have not announced starting pitchers.

Duke Preview
The Chronicle Preview (Duke Student Newspaper)

A-10 Releases Pre-Season Poll


The A-10 Conference has released their 2007 Pre-Season Baseball Poll. They have picked Charlotte to win the title behind third baseman Aaron Bray’s potent bat. The defending champion St. Louis and URI round out the top three. It should be an interesting season in the A-10 conference like usual and the full press release on the poll is available here.

2007 Predicted Order Of Finish

1. Charlotte
2. Saint Louis
3. Rhode Island
4. St. Bonaventure
5. Dayton
6. Richmond
7. George Washington
8. Fordham
9. Duquesne
10. Massachusetts
11. Xavier
12. Temple
13. La Salle
14. Saint Joseph’s