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Super Third Round

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The third round was chock with college players who are slated to participate in this weekend’s super-regionals. Both starting shortstops in the Rice-Texas A&M series were taken in Brian Friday […]

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Another SEC Coaching Change

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Less than a week after Tennessee fired coach Rod Delmonico, another 2005 College World Series participant from the Southeastern Conference axed its coach, as well. Florida athletics director Jeremy Foley […]

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Second-Round Breakdown

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After high school players dominated the first round, balance has been restored in round two. Fifteen college players and 15 high school players comprised the second round, with prep pitchers […]

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The Killer Zs

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The Nationals have had pretty good luck with Zimmermans in the draft recently, so they figured they’d take a shot at another. Third baseman Ryan Zimmerman, Washington’s first-round pick in […]

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What A Payne

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Not surprisingly, the Padres are stocking up on college players–they’ve grabbed five in their first six picks. With the 64th overall pick, San Diego took a very exciting, fun player […]

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Hagadone To Boston

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The long wait is over for Red Sox fans. Boston passed on falling Scott Boras client Matt Harvey with its first pick (No. 55 overall), instead grabbing Washington lefthander Nick […]

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Borbon Off The Board

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Tennessee center fielder Julio Borbon’s slide is over. The Rangers grabbed the first-team preseason All-American with the fifth pick of the supplemental round (35th overall). Borbon is an exceptional athlete […]

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First-Round Breakdown

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Seventeen high school players were selected in the first round today, the most since 2000, when 18 prep players went in the first. There were also seven lefthanders taken in […]

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C*A*V*S

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The final game of the 2007 regionals is underway in Charlottesville, and the tired pitching is evident. Oregon State leads Virginia 5-3 after just two innings of play. OSU has […]

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Down Go The ‘Dores

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The season is over for Vanderbilt, the No. 1 team in the nation for the last nine weeks and the No. 1 national seed in the NCAA tournament. It seems […]

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Cardinals Complete Comeback

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The story of the tournament so far might be the Louisville Cardinals, which won the Columbia (Mo.) regional as a No. 3 seed by beating Miami twice and Louisville twice. […]

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Resilient Tar Heels Do It Differently

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CHAPEL HILL, N.C.–Everything just feels a little different this year for North Carolina. The 2006 Tar Heels obliterated the Chapel Hill regional, outscoring their opponents 43-13 in three games en […]

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‘Eaters Rip ‘Horns

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I spoke with UC Irvine coach Dave Serrano last week as the Anteaters were on the bus to Ontario airport, where they were going to fly to Texas for the […]

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Not Just Another Manic Monday

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By day’s end–weather permitting–we’ll know at least 15 of the 16 teams that will be playing in super-regionals next weekend (with only Charlottesville having the potential to be dragged out […]

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Delmonico’s Done

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This just in: Tennessee has fired coach Rod Delmonico after the Volunteers missed the NCAA tournament for the second straight year. “Earlier today I informed coach Rod Delmonico of my […]

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Clemson In Control

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MYRTLE BEACH, S.C.–Clemson’s much-maligned offense came through in a big way today against top-seeded Coastal Carolina, hammering out 16 hits in an 11-8 win. The Tigers got a big day […]

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Bearkats Bite Back–Again And Again

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We’ve had quite a few memorable games already this postseason, but Sam Houston State’s 12-11 win over Southern Mississippi in the Oxford regional this afternoon is a strong nominee for […]

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No More Morris Magic

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For the first time in Jim Morris’ 14-year tenure as Miami’s head coach, the Hurricanes did not win a regional. Miami lost to Louisville for the second time in three […]

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