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One More For The Old Bosh

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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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Let’s Play Two . . . Maybe

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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NCAA Stifles Super-Regional Coverage

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I’ll be at the North Carolina-South Carolina super-regional this evening, but don’t expect any in-game analysis or updates. I’m not slipping in my coverage, though; blame the NCAA. Word came […]

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Lucky 13th?

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We’ve already seen all kinds of interesting college players selected on the second day of the draft, from Cole St.Clair to Reid Fronk to Brandon Waring (all in the seventh […]

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A Run On Horned Frogs

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Three Texas Christian players were drafted in rapid succession early in the fifth round. Catcher Andrew Walker went to the Pirates with the fourth pick in the round, and righthander […]

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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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