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Blue Skies And Spanish Moss In Gainesville

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GAINESVILLE, Fla.–I made it from St. Petersburg to beautiful McKethan Stadium in just two hours this morning, and it seemed even quicker than that thanks to E Street Radio and Margaritaville’s Buffett […]

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Black Attack

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CLEARWATER, Fla.–Seton Hall’s Sean Black isn’t the only prospect with that surname here at the Big East/Big Ten Challenge. Purdue junior catcher/third baseman Dan Black is a 6-foot-4 switch-hitter with serious […]

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USF Sophomores Take Center Stage

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CLEARWATER, Fla.–South Florida sophomore righthander Derrick Stultz hasn’t shown as much velocity as I expected to see from him today, but I love the way his arm works, and he’s […]

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Making Some History

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CLEARWATER, Fla.–The lone televised game of the weekend is about to begin, as Purdue will take on South Florida and the Bright House Network will broadcast. Interestingly, this game features […]

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Great Scott!

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CLEARWATER, Fla.–Frequent readers of the BA College Blog might know that I have a soft spot for short baseball players. Sub-6-footers David Sappelt (Coastal Carolina), Ollie Linton (UC Irvine), Danny Payne (Georgia Tech), […]

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Johnnies Explode In First

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CLEARWATER, Fla.–Looks like we’re in for a long game here at Jack Russell Stadium. The first inning took one hour, five minutes as St. John’s jumped on touted Iowa sophomore righthander […]

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Indiana’s Hoff In Good Condition

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CLEARWATER, Fla.–Yesterday’s Indiana-West Virginia game was overshadowed by an scary incident in the seventh inning, when Hoosier freshman reliever Wyatt Hoff was struck in the face by a line drive […]

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Hall Throws No-Hitter For Kansas

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The last time a team opened its season with a no-hitter, it went on to win the national championship (that was Oregon State in 2007). Maybe Kansas won’t follow that same […]

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Mountaineers Keep Slugging

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West Virginia is going to score runs by the bushel this year. The Mountaineers led the Big East in batting (.341, fifth-best in the nation) and scoring (8.5 runs per game, […]

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It’s A Whole New Bosh

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Thanks to some Internet social networking, I was able to reconnect with an old friend I’ve known from elementary school through my college years. We almost literally walked into each […]

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Bad News From Burlington, Vt.

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Opening Day is supposed to be a celebration of college baseball; instead, Vermont’s athletics department spoiled the party. The school announced today that it’s dropping baseball and softball as part […]

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Another Pitcher’s Duel

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DUNEDIN, Fla.–The Brian Dupra/Alex Wimmers duel has been very enjoyable through six innings. Dupra has not maintained the 92-94 mph heat he showed in the first inning, instead settling into the […]

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Huge Arms Aplenty

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DUNEDIN, Fla.–I left the Seton Hall-Minnesota game after five innings to catch the start of the Notre Dame-Ohio State game here at Dunedin Stadium. Sean Black was in control for the […]

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Strasburg Update

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There might be a little bit of interest in San Diego State righthander Stephen Strasburg’s performances this year. Just a bit. According to BA’s Dave Perkin, there are 50 to […]

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Michigan Earns Comeback Win

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CLEARWATER, Fla.–I had the South Florida-Michigan matchup circled on my calendar as one of the highlights of this weekend, and I was not disappointed. The Bulls played superbly for seven innings […]

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Assorted Tidbits From Jack Russell

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CLEARWATER, Fla.–The crowd here at Jack Russell Stadium isn’t huge, but there’s a sizable Michigan contingent, led by a man clad all in Michigan yellow and waving a large blue […]

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Oliver To Play

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Until today, Oklahoma State has been mum on lefthander Andy Oliver’s availability this weekend in light of the ruling in his favor in his lawsuit against the NCAA last week. […]

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Lockwood Makes It 31

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CLEARWATER, Fla.–South Florida sophomore outfielder Ryan Lockwood extended his hitting streak to 31 games with an RBI single against Michigan ace Chris Fetter in the second inning of the second game at […]

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Greetings From Breezy Clearwater

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CLEARWATER, Fla.–The inaugural Big East/Big Ten Challege is underway here at Jack Russell Stadium, and it probably feels a little like home for Connecticut and Michigan State. That’s because a stiff […]

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