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Rice Headlines Wednesday Upset Victims

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Upsets are inevitable in conference tournaments, but this one was a shocker at the Conference USA tournament.  Top-seeded Rice was stunned by eighth-seeded Alabama-Birmingham, 8-2. Rice junior righthander Matt Langwell […]

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Hunter In, Thames Out

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Pepperdine welcomed ace righthander Brett Hunter back to the mound this week for the first time since Feb. 29, but the Waves might be without West Coast Conference player of […]

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Waves Of Concern

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One Wave is working his way back, but another might be waving goodbye. Junior righthander Brett Hunter is back on the mound for Pepperdine, but outfielder Eric Thames is battling […]

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Imperfect Storm

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After all that talk about whether St. John’s would get to host a regional, the Red Storm went and let the Division I Baseball Committee off the hook. St. John’s […]

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Monday Wrap

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What a finish in Baton Rouge. Texas Southern, which went just 7-17 in the Southwestern Conference during the regular season, scored five runs in the bottom of the eighth to […]

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Three Strikes: May 19

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Strike One: Punch Those Tickets Two more teams joined Ivy League champion Columbia in the field of 64 over the weekend–one perennial power and one upstart. Bethune-Cookman continued its traditional […]

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College Top 25: May 19

There's a new team atop the Baseball America Top 25 Rankings, as North Carolina went on the road and defeated then-No.1 Miami to move up to the top spot, ending the Hurricanes' six-week run on top of the Rankings.

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More West Tidbits

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 Two huge high school playoff matchups with draft implications happened Thursday night. In Nevada, the state’s top two prep pitchers, righthanders Joe Weiland of Reno’s Bishop Manogue and Donn Roach […]

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Scheppers Has Stress Fracture

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Jonathan Mayo has reported in his blog and Baseball America has confirmed with two scouts that Fresno State junior righthander Tanner Scheppers has a stress fracture in his shoulder and […]

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Weekend Preview: May 15-18

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It doesn't get much better than this: No. 1 vs. No. 2 in the regular-season finale, with the Atlantic Coast Conference championship and, in all likelihood, the No. 1 overall seed in the NCAA tournament on the line. Either top-ranked Miami or second-ranked North Carolina is going to lose a series this weekend for the first time all year. The two teams are a combined 21-0-1 in weekend series, 42-9 in the ACC and 83-15 overall. Gaudy numbers, especially in this year of widespread parity in college baseball.

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Terrific Tuesday Roundup

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Tuesday was a great day for college baseball. Here’s a quick look at some of the highlights: • Sophomore righthander Scott Swinson threw the sixth no-hitter in Maryland history in […]

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West Tidbits

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The problem with having a website AND magazine is sometimes one has to come first. Prioritizing the magazine has meant sitting on a few draft tidbits, but I’ve got 10 […]

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Falling Short

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This wasn't a particularly pretty year for Baseball America's preseason Top 25, with three of our top four teams in the preseason—UCLA, Arizona and Mississippi—falling out of the rankings completely by April. Let's take a look at where we—and more importantly five of these teams—went wrong.

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Three Strikes: May 12

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Strike One: Series Of The Year In Lincoln College baseball has not seen a more intense, competitive series between two national championship contenders in 2008 than this weekend’s battle between […]

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