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Anteaters Punch Their Ticket

Aaron Fitt -

I caught the ninth inning of the UC Irvine-Wichita State super-regional on the television here in Boshamer Stadium’s press box, and it looked wild. One day after Scott Gorgen threw […]

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One More For The Old Bosh

Aaron Fitt -

CHAPEL HILL, N.C.–Play resumed in the seventh inning at the battle of the Carolinas this afternoon, and South Carolina held off North Carolina to force a decisive third game of […]

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Depth Pays For ASU

John Manuel -

Arizona State probably has the nation’s deepest lineup. Second-round pick Matt Spencer batted seventh in its super-regional opener against Mississippi on Saturday night; a seventh-round pick, Tim Smith, hit eighth. […]

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Weekend Quick Hits

Chris Kline -

FRIDAY, JUNE 8 • Indians lefthander Chuck Lofgren’™s spot start for Triple-A Buffalo on Friday didn’™t go so well as the 21-year-old allowed six runs on seven hits over five […]

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Let’s Play Two . . . Maybe

Aaron Fitt -

CHAPEL HILL, N.C.–Game Two of the North Carolina-South Carolina super-regional has been suspended until 2:36 p.m. Sunday. The Gamecocks lead 8-5 in the middle of the seventh inning, but UNC […]

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Titans Take Game One

Aaron Fitt -

Cal State Fullerton gave us all a not-so-gentle reminder that it remains the team to beat on the West Coast, “down year” or not. The Titans crushed UCLA 12-2 this […]

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Blame It On The Lightning

Aaron Fitt -

CHAPEL HILL, N.C.–We’re delayed here at the North Carolina-South Carolina super-regional, as lightning is flashing directly overhead. That means we’ll have a minimum 30-minute delay before play can resume. I […]

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Owls Rice To The Occasion

Aaron Fitt -

At least one of the favorites has taken care of business. No. 2 national seed Rice is headed back to Omaha for the second straight year after dispatching Texas A&M […]

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Resilient Rice

Aaron Fitt -

While we wait for today’s exciting batch of early super-regional games to wrap up, I figured I’d comment on last night’s other late game. North Carolina wasn’t the only team […]

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Tar Heels Come Back Again

Aaron Fitt -

CHAPEL HILL, N.C.–For the third time in three games, North Carolina pulled out a gritty come-from-behind postseason victory. UNC fell behind 6-0 against South Carolina on Robbie Grinestaff’s pinch-hit grand […]

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Bulldogs, Cardinals Start Strong

Aaron Fitt -

CHAPEL HILL–I’m not allowed to tell you what’s happening here at the North Carolina-South Carolina super-regional, but hopefully the NCAA’s Orwellian ban on live blogging doesn’t preclude me from commenting […]

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Bookend Southpaws

Alan Matthews -

It was almost 30 hours ago that the Devil Rays made David Price the No. 1 pick in the draft, and with their final pick in the 50th round, the […]

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Potential Prospect

Alan Matthews -

An injury derailed Dan Thomas’ season, but the Cardinals scooped up the righthander from South Florida in the 44th round.

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Better Late Than Never

Alan Matthews -

For the hardcore seamheads still following the draft into the late rounds tonight, it might seem like a trivial task at this point. Rarely are these picks in the 30s […]

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What A Week

Alan Matthews -

With the first pick in the 46th round, the Devil Rays selected Elliot Glynn, a lefthander form Wilson High in Long Beach, Calif.

Draft

Familiar Face?

Alan Matthews -

The Padres made a couple of stabs at nabbing some players who fell in the draft because of signability in the later round.

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