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Brown Out At LSU, Smith In At Pitt

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Only a lack of pitching depth and experience kept Louisiana State from topping Baseball America’s preseason rankings, and the Tigers took a hit in both of those areas this weekend. […]

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Garrido Suspended Four Games

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At an emotional news conference Friday, Texas coach Augie Garrido apologized for his drunken driving arrest last Saturday and announced he would be suspended for the Longhorns’ season-opening four-game series […]

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Countdown To First Pitch

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You might have noticed a large green clock counting down in the middle of our College page. The clock is counting down toward the first pitch of the college baseball […]

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Culture Shift

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In the fourth year since Rob Childress took over as head coach, Texas A&M combines the nation's deepest pitching staff with its aggressive offense and experience gleaned from consecutive heartbreaking super regional losses to Rice. The talented, tough Aggies open the 2009 season ranked No. 1 in Baseball America's College Top 25 Rankings.

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Texas Suspends Garrido After DWI Arrest

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Texas coach Augie Garrido, the winningest coach in college baseball history, has been suspended indefinitely with pay by the Longhorns after being arrested for drunken driving early Saturday morning. Garrido […]

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Friday News Roundup

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The Diane Rehm Show on NPR does a Friday news roundup every week; in Diane’s honor, here’s a mini college baseball version: • As expected, the NCAA’s Division I legislative council has […]

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Still No Decision In Oliver Case

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After six days of testimony, the bench trial to restore Andy Oliver’s eligibility and invalidate the NCAA’s "no agent" and "restitution" rules concluded Tuesday, but a decision might still be […]

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RPI Likely To Remain Unchanged

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A year after tensions over scholarship changes simmered in Philadelphia, the Division I business meeting at the 2009 American Baseball Coaches Association convention was just about a non-event. As detailed on the Baseball America College Blog, coaches from 164 D-I schools met in November for a two-day summit that addressed most of the sport's biggest issues—from scholarships to the 13-week schedule to pace of play to the recruiting calendar. As a result, the ABCA meeting was little more than a recap of the November meeting.

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Plaintiff Rests In Oliver Case

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I’ve gotten a number of inquiries this week about the Andy Oliver trial, so here’s a quick update. Oliver’s side rested its case Wednesday and survived the NCAA’s motion to […]

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FSU’s Long Withdraws

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Florida State suffered a significant blow today, announcing that freshman lefthander Kyle Long has withdrawn from the school, citing academic concerns. Long, whose father Howie starred for the Oakland Raiders […]

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