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USA Baseball Gets Its Field Of Dreams

Nathan Rode -

A shared vision of USA Baseball, Major League Baseball and the town of Cary is now a reality. The ceremonial ribbon cutting by USA Baseball President Mike Gaski and Cary mayor Ernie McAlister marked the opening of the $11 million USA Baseball National Training Complex, which includes three training field and a main stadium with a full press box and separate suites for scoring, radio and other press members.

College | #2008#Summer Scene#Team USA

Summer Stock

John Manuel -Premium Content

This summer, Eastern Kentucky sophomore Christian Friedrich has joined the rest of the nation's top college players in the Cape Cod League, pitching for the Falmouth Commodores. And just like most of his collegiate baseball career, he was off to good start—and in the meantime, he said, he's having the best summer of his life.

College | #2008#Summer Scene#Summer Stock

Cape Hot List: Week Three

Travis Young -

(Individual stats through games of July 5) Bourne Braves OF Ben Guez, William & Mary: .319/.417/.420, 22 H, 17 RBI, 7 SB, 12 BB 3B Kevin Hoef, Iowa: .396/.508/.434, 21 […]


Spencer For Hire

Aaron Fitt -

Oregon State fans are getting awfully cocky, and I must admit, I don’t mind. It strikes me as funny that after I omitted the Beavers from my “Eight for ’08” […]


Price Wins Another Award

John Manuel -

USA Baseball has named Vanderbilt lefthander David Price–Baseball America’s College Player of the Year–as winner of its Golden Spikes Award, the greatest honor an amateur baseball player can get in […]

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Wells Rolls Back To Tide

Alan Matthews -

Less than a week after announcing he was leaving Alabama’s head coaching post, Jim Wells changed his mind. In a press conference Wednesday evening in Tuscaloosa, Wells said he “personally […]


College Top 25: June 27

For the second year in a row, Oregon State finished the season on top of the college baseball world and on top of Baseball America's final Top 25 rankings. The Beavers, who had reached No. 4 in the rankings in late March but entered the NCAA tournament unranked, vaulted five spots to No. 1 after winning their final 10 postseason games—the last four by six runs or more.

College | #2007#Top 25

End Is Bittersweet For Tar Heels

Aaron Fitt -

OMAHA–While Oregon State was celebrating its second straight national title with the dogpile it had been saving all season long, North Carolina coach Mike Fox walked back through the dugout […]


Twice As Nice

Aaron Fitt -

See also: Box Score See also: Game At A Glance OMAHA–Darwin Barney emerged from the gaggle of Oregon State players draped in white “National Champions” T-shirts, took a few steps […]