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Coaching Summit Deemed A Success

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On the floor of the 2008 American Baseball Coaches Association convention in Philadelphia, several coaches bemoaned their lack of involvement in college baseball’s decision-making process and spoke emphatically about the […]

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Schedule Crunch Leads Teams To Playing Fall Games

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More than 80 percent of Division I college baseball coaches support keeping the spring schedule at 56 games, according to a survey conducted by the American Baseball Coaches Association last winter. But don't be surprised if more college baseball heavyweights begin playing 52 games in the spring and four in the fall.

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MINK League Announces Expansion

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The MINK League has attracted quality Big 12 talent in recent years, including Texas outfielder Jordan Danks and Nebraska righthander Charlie Shirek. Now it looks like the league is making […]

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Holy Toledo! Bad News For Gators

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Florida’s weekend rotation took a hit last week when it was announced that sophomore righthander Tommy Toledo would have arthroscopic shoulder surgery and miss all of the 2009 season. Toledo […]

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Graduation Rates Continue To Climb

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When the NCAA approved sweeping reforms last year aimed at improving the academic performance of Division I baseball players, critics claimed the changes were unnecessary because the sport was already […]

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Impressive Haul

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Nearly $12 million worth of talent said, "Thanks, but no thanks" to Arizona State this summer. The Sun Devils' heralded signing class lost three first-round picks (Eric Hosmer, Kyle Skipworth and Brett Lawrie), a supplemental first-rounder (Jaff Decker), a second-rounder (Brad Hand) and two late-round draftees who signed for significant bonuses (Jarek Cunningham and Alex Curry). But for all that, no class in the nation can match Arizona State's for sheer quantity of impact talent.

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Nash Leaves OSU For Mission

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We’ve got an interesting note from September to pass along. Oregon State second baseman Garrett Nash has left the Beavers to go on a two-year Morman mission. This is a […]

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Welcome Back

Brian Chmielewski -Premium Content

Scott Bittle had every intention of coming back to Mississippi in the fall to finish his psychology degree. Only Bittle did not expect to still be a member of the Rebels baseball team when he did.

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Cruz Returns To USC

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Former Loyola Marymount coach Frank Cruz is back in college baseball, and back at Southern California. Cruz, who spent four years as an assistant under then-USC coach Mike Gillespie from […]

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Team USA Top 20 Prospects

Matt Blood -Premium Content

With a 24-0 record, a pair of gold medals and a team ERA of 0.88, it's safe to say USA Baseball's collegiate national team dominated its competition this summer—especially on the mound. While the position player prospects were not on par with previous national teams, the group of pitchers on Team USA was a good representation of the top college arms in the 2009 draft class.

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DBAP To Host ACC Tourney

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The 2009 Atlantic Coast Conference tournament will be held at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park, home of the Triple-A Bulls. The tournament was originally scheduled for Fenway Park, but the […]

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Michael To Enroll Early At UNC

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After its highly regarded recruiting class was ravaged by the draft, North Carolina has found a creative way to soften the blow. ImpactBaseball.com reported yesterday that infielder Levi Michael, one […]

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Big Challenge

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The nation’s top two cold-weather conferences have devised a novel way to kick off the season. The inaugural Big East/Big Ten Baseball Challenge will feature 18 teams from the two […]

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Tate to Play Football After All

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It only took a week back in school and one missed football game to get Cartersville (Ga.) High’s Donovan Tate to change his mind. Previously, Tate made the decision to […]

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