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College Weekend Preview: May 10

Aaron Fitt -

Since Louisville's 2007 trip to Omaha in Dan McDonnell's first season as head coach, the Cardinals and St. John's have been fixtures in the top third of the Big East standings. The two teams have played plenty of important series over the last five years, but none bigger than this weekend's set in Louisville—the marquee weekend on the Big East calendar this season.

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Chase Changed Lives As A Scout

John Manuel -Premium Content

If you worked in baseball in Arkansas in the last 30 years, chances are you met Larry Chase, and chances are you remembered the conversation. According to all who knew him, Chase was memorable for his sincerity, authenticity and passions for family, faith, cars—and baseball.

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College Top 25: May 7

Florida State extended its winning streak to 10 by winning the first two games of its series against Maryland and remained No. 1 in the Baseball America College Top 25 rankings for the fifth consecutive week.

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College Weekend Preview: May 3

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Two days after a frustrating loss at Mississippi State, Matt Snyder and Bobby Wahl were in high spirits and relaxed, cracking jokes on the field at Trustmark Park, where Mississippi had just shut out Southern Mississippi 3-0. Ole Miss isn't the type of team that is going to pout and fall into a prolonged funk after a dispiriting loss such as Sunday's in Starkville, when the Rebels out-hit the Bulldogs 8-2 but found a way to lose 4-2, dropping their third series in the last four weeks.

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Drains Makes A Name For Himself

John Manuel -

R.A. Dickey, like virtually every big league knuckleballer, turned to the pitch as a last resort, only after all other options for being a viable big leaguer failed. Jackson State righthander Quintavious Drains throws the knuckleball for a different reason, though. The senior hopes the knuckleball eventually can be a consistent part of his repertoire as a change-of-pace pitch, to help him honor the memory of Darrin Brooks, his friend who introduced him to the pitch.

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College Top 25: April 30

Florida State extended its run at No. 1 in the Baseball America College Top 25 to four straight weeks thanks to a weekend series sweep of Rhode Island, but the rankings do have a new No. 2.

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College Weekend Preview: April 26

Aaron Fitt -

As we look ahead to Week 11, let's focus on a pair of mid-major upstarts—New Mexico State and Army—before we get to the week's premier showdown between Pac-12 powers UCLA and Stanford. We'll focus on the Cardinal, which has emerged from a midseason lull after being forced to do some lineup tinkering recently.

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