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Miami Holds On

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Miami wins 7-5, but wow did Carlos Gutierrez look shaky in the ninth, throwing nearly 50 pitches to get three outs and finish with a victory. We’ll have much more […]

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Stanford Starter

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Baseball America has learned that Stanford will use righthander Jeffrey Inman to start tonight’s game against Georgia, rather than righthander Austin Yount. Inman, who at 7-2, 4.34 tied for the […]

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Erickson Getting It Done

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Yes, today’s College World Series game is going on despite the Rocco Mediate/Tiger Woods dramatic U.S. Open playoff. Friend of BA Kirk Kenney, who has covered the CWS the last […]

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Omaha Politics!

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I never cared about Omaha politics before, but the city’s political wrangling played a major role in the new plans to leave Rosenblatt Stadium for a new, downtown ballpark that […]

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ESPN 360 To The Rescue

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OMAHA–If you decided not to use a personal day to stay home and watch the U.S. Open playoff round and today’s splendid CWS slate, fear not. You can still catch […]

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Monday’s Picks

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First Zesto’s run of the tournament, and it’s a good one. Zesto’s comes correct with a hot fudge shake and cheeseburger for me, while Aaron went with a Raspberry shake […]

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One Shining Moment

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Now Bucknell beating Florida State in baseball—that's an upset. And on the first day of the 2008 regionals, it happened, with Bucknell shutting out the host Seminoles, winning 7-0 at Dick Howser Stadium. Florida State was shut out for the first time all season.

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Able Graepel

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OMAHA–It’s been well documented here on the College Blog how much of a stabilizing force Ryan Graepel has been on North Carolina’s infield defense. Since taking over for Garrett Gore […]

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Tigers Catch A Bad Break

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OMAHA–A few times every CWS, something happens on the field that makes the normally stoic press box erupt into a chorus of oohs, ahhs or groans. The end of the […]

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Seager Snips Singles Streak

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North Carolina just made it 7-2 in the bottom of the fifth on an RBI single from senior Seth Williams, which scored Kyle Seager from second. Seager had doubled to […]

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Notes On A Pitching Matchup

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OMAHA–We’ve gotten off to an offensive start to the Sunday nightcap here at Rosenblatt. Louisiana State jumped out to a 1-0 lead on Michael Hollander’s home run to left leading […]

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Scheppers = Boozer?

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OMAHA–Forgive the ACC basketball reference, but then Baseball America is located in North Carolina. Fresno State’s postseason run strikes me as resembling Duke’s 2001 run to the national championship in […]

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To The Muno!

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OMAHA–It’s been the Danny Muno show through the first four innings in Sunday’s first game. Muno, a freshman shortstop and leadoff man for Fresno State, gave the Bulldogs a 2-0 […]

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Rice-Fresno Lineup Notes

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Fresno State has a few wrinkles in its lineup as it faces Ryan Berry and Rice. The Bulldogs go with Ryan Overland, a senior and lefthanded hitter, rather than Danny […]

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