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Another Deadline Victim

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Last week, we discussed how hard Tulane and North Carolina were hit by the Aug. 15 signing deadline. Green Wave coach Rick Jones advocated for an earlier signing deadline, which […]

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No Minor Feat

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Weeks before the USA Baseball collegiate national team finished off its perfect summer, a first-inning pickoff might have been the biggest play of the whole campaign. In the second game of pool play at Haarlem Honkbal Week in the Netherlands, Team USA was up against a Cuban national team that was the same minus one player from its 2004 Olympic gold medal team and its 2006 World Baseball Classic squad. Cuba's Glorbis Duvergel singled against USA lefthander Mike Minor to lead off the game, but Minor stopped Cuba in its tracks and gave the Americans the momentum by picking Duvergel off first.

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Tuesday News Roundup

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The Fritz Hamburg hiring wasn’t the only college baseball news of the day. Reigning national champion Fresno State also made a coaching move, promoting Pat Waer from volunteer assistant coach […]

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St. Joseph’s Hires Hamburg

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St. Joseph’s announced today that it has hired Fritz Hamburg to take over as its new head coach. Hamburg has spent the last eight years as associate head coach and […]

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Cornell Hires Walkenbach

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Cornell has turned to an alumnus to replace Tom Ford as head coach. The Big Red hired Bill Walkenbach, who played for Cornell in the mid-1990s and served as an […]

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Oliver Reinstated Temporarily

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Oklahoma State lefthander Andrew Oliver’s eligibility has been restored–for now. An Ohio judge granted Oliver a temporary restraining order against the NCAA, which makes him eligible until a preliminary injunction […]

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Foresters Win NBC World Series

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Behind a complete-game shutout from righthander Mike Ford (UC Santa Barbara), the Santa Barbara Foresters beat the Seattle Studs 2-0 on Friday to win the National Baseball Congress World Series. […]

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Harwich Walks Off With Cape Title

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The Harwich Mariners won their first Cape Cod League championship in 21 years Thursday night, beating Cotuit 2-1 in the decisive third game of the championship series. Mark Fleury (North […]

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Baseball Committee Meeting Nuggets

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Not all college baseball news this time of year revolves around signings and summer league results. Last week we wrote about meetings of the Rules Committee, Baseball Issues Committee and […]

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LMU Hires Gill

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Loyola Marymount announced Thursday that it has hired Jason Gill to replace Frank Cruz as head coach. Gill has spent the last four years as an assistant to George Horton […]

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Off The Table

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The Division I Baseball Issues Committee is concerned about the pace of play, but its members know there is little they can do about the pace of academic, scholarship and scheduling reforms. At its July 28 meeting, the Issues Committee debated recommending that the roster cap on scholarship players remain at 30 instead of dropping to 27 as scheduled, and debated supporting a proposal by Conference USA to start the season a week earlier, but in the end the committee decided to let matters run their course.

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Simply Perfect

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When the dust settles, the 2008 USA Baseball collegiate national team might be remembered as the program's best ever. For certain, no national team has ever topped or will ever top Team USA's 1.000 winning percentage.

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HiToms Make It Three In A Row

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Thomasville became the first team to win three consecutive Coastal Plain League championships this weekend, beating Florence 7-4 in the final game of the Petitt Cup tournament championships. A pair […]

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