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All About Perspective

Alan Matthews -

After speaking with a scout who saw Joe Savery pitch for the first time this past weekend in the Conference USA tournament, I got to thinking how interesting it is […]

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High School Top 50: May 28

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The staff of Baseball America and the National High School Baseball Coaches Association compile the Top 50 rankings. In-season polls are conducted once every two weeks and released every other Monday throughout the season. The final poll will be released June 18. Records indicated are as of May 26 and do not include ties.

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College Top 25: May 28

For the ninth week in a row, Vanderbilt held onto the No. 1 spot in Baseball America's Top 25 rankings. The Commodores enter the NCAA Tournament with the nation's top ranking after winning the Southeastern Conference tournament.

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Troy, Memphis Among Surprises

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The field of 64 has been announced, and there are just a few eyebrow-raisers. The Southeastern Conference, which has received no fewer than six bids every year since the NCAA […]

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One Way To Look At It

John Manuel -

The bubble teams for the 64-team field really boil down to a small group, for me: West Coast bubbles (Gonzaga, Oregon State and UCLA) versus Southeast bubbles (Alabama, College of […]

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Crunching The Numbers

Aaron Fitt -

Conference champions have now been decided in every league except the Southeastern and West Coast conferences, so now seems like a good time to begin sorting out who gets at-large […]

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Bluejay Way

Aaron Fitt -

I got a call from Creighton assistant coach Rob Smith this afternoon, and he was understandably excited about the Bluejays’ incredible run to their first Missouri Valley Conference championship. As […]

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Regional Sites Announced

Aaron Fitt -

The 16 regional sites have been announced, and it’s clear that RPI was a bigger factor in determining hosts than conference standings. The 16 hosts: Arizona State, Arkansas, Coastal Carolina, […]

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Viva Brazil!

Chris Kline -

One look at high Class A Winston-Salem outfielder Paulo Orlando’™s speed from first to third made scouts in attendance do a double-take during the Warthogs’™ series at Kinston this weekend. […]

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Buzachero A Step Away

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Being in the pressure cooker is nothing new for Indians righthander Bubbie Buzachero. A 23rd-round pick of the Blue Jays in 2002, Buzachero came over to the Tribe for lefthander […]

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Highs & Lows: May 27

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TRIPLE-A HIGHS: Chris Carter and Jamie D’™Antona led Tucson past Tacoma, 11-9 on Saturday, with the two sluggers combining to go 7-for-10 with six RBIs and five runs scored. Both […]

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Saturday Night Fever

Aaron Fitt -

Here’s a quick roundup of some of the developments from Saturday’s late games: It’s impossible to say enough good things about Vanderbilt. Everyone knows how talented the Commodores are, but […]

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Far From Savory

Alan Matthews -

While Rice advanced to the finals of the Conference USA tournament today with a 20-9 win over Memphis, Rice junior lefty Joe Savery was unimpressive. He was lifted in the […]

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Radar Love

Alan Matthews -

SEBRING, Fla.–Somewhere in a smoky bar tonight someone will shout out “Golden Earring” and win a trivia contest. That’s the band that performed a popular song in the ’70s called […]

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Owls Advance

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GREENVILLE, N.C.–Memphis made things interesting, but Rice feasted on the Tigers’ depleted pitching staff in a 20-9 win, sending the Owls to the Conference USA championship game against East Carolina. […]

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Favorites, Upstarts Alike Earn Bids

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Two of the heaviest favorites in conference tournaments cruised to championships this afternoon. Charlotte romped through the Atlantic-10 tournament, outscoring its opponents by a margin of 44-9 en route to […]

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