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Georgia, Arizona State Win Big While Others Go Small

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Many recruiting coordinators expressed bewilderment that a few schools were still able to sign 20 or more recruits in the age of academic reform in college baseball, but there are mitigating factors that can make it wise to cast a wide net. Georgia and Arizona State both figure to have plenty of holes to fill, and both inked plenty of high-profile targets that could wind up signing pro contracts.

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Fall Notebook

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For most teams around the country, fall practice is over or wrapping up. Here are some fall tid-bits picked up from conversations with coaches and scouts at the World Wood […]

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Dirtbags Sweep

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The three-game fall series between Long Beach State and San Diego was a success, according to Dirtbags pitching coach Troy Buckley, and not just because LBSU won all three games. […]

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Another Perspective

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Friday’s blog post about the impending rules changes for college baseball evoked a strong response from Illinois State assistant coach Tim Brownlee, who reminds us that Mississippi State coach Ron […]

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Board Takes No Action

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The sweeping academic reform legislation that threatens to dramatically alter the college baseball landscape cleared another major hurdle on Thursday. The Division I Board of Directors met in Indianapolis and […]

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Penguins Get Their Man

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Youngstown State hired former Slippery Rock (Pa.) assistant coach Rich Pasquale as its head coach, replacing Mike Florak, who resigned. Pasquale has experience coaching at the Division I level as […]

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Jucos Adjust

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Recruiting rules and regulations are changing as often as the recruits themselves. It’s been a year since Major League Baseball eliminated the draft-and-follow process, and within this year the NCAA […]

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More Coaching News

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And you thought the coaching carousel had ground to a halt now that it’s nearly November. Fat chance. A day after Eastern Michigan coach Roger Coryell announced his retirement, prompting […]

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Pepperdine Remains Calm Under Fire

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As wildfires have spread through Southern California, forcing hundreds of thousands of people to evacuate their homes and destroying millions of dollars worth of property, Pepperdine’s emergency response has been […]

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Fall Fever

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Maybe fall baseball is the wave of the future. We’ve already told you about the Fall World Series that San Diego and Long Beach State have planned for next weekend, […]

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Introducing Matt Harvey

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The nation’s No. 1 recruit was making his first public appearance for North Carolina just 20 minutes from our office last night, so I had to take a look for […]

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Patterson Dies At 73

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Sad news today out of Louisiana, where former Louisiana Tech coach Pat "Gravy" Patterson died after fatally shooting his ailing 71-year-old wife and then himself, according to reports. Patterson is […]

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Irvine Makes It Official

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In case you missed it this week, UC Irvine has finally made its hiring of Mike Gillespie official. Gillespie and new associate head coach Pat Shine began running practices this […]

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