College Baseball Now Weekly Blog–Issue 12

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Connor Wanhannen (TCU Athletics)

On Sunday TCU head coach Jim Schlossnagle earned his 600th victory as the leader of the Horned Frogs. And the way he emerged with the triumph does get much better in Fort Worth. The Horned Frogs rallied for a 4-3 victory in 10 innings on Luken Baker’s double, which completed the three-game sweep of Texas.…

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College Baseball Now Weekly Blog-Issue 12

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This past weekend saw college baseball at its best when two of the nation’s top teams, Clemson and North Carolina, fought tooth and nail at Chapel Hill’s Boshamer Stadium. Both teams entered the series ranked as high as third in the nation, with Clemson holding a 34-8 record and Carolina standing at 33-9. Both were…

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College Baseball Now Weekly Blog-Issue 10

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After winning two of three at Doug Kingsmore Stadium this past weekend versus Wake Forest, the Clemson Tigers are ranked second in the nation in RPI, behind only Oregon State. Head coach Monte Lee’s team has won 10 of its last 13 games and 19 of 23 and moved up to third in this week…

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College Baseball Now Weekly Blog-Issue 9

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You know conference matchups are taking a toll on every program when the lone team in this week’s top 10 is coming off an undefeated week. The second-ranked Louisville Cardinals won all four games by defeating Purdue, 13-2, last Tuesday before traveling to Atlanta and sweeping Georgia Tech by scores of 3-0, 10-1 and 5-4.…

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College Baseball Now Weekly Blog-Issue 8

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Logan Warmoth UNC

A late-season slump prevented North Carolina from earning a spot in both the ACC Tournament as well as the NCAA Tournament in 2016. In fact, head coach Mike Fox’s club has not reached a Regional since 2014, which is hard to fathom considering the Tar Heels’ stellar success over the past two decades. The 2016…

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College Baseball Now Weekly Blog Post – Issue 7

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The bulls of the woods are beginning to make their presence felt in college baseball. Five teams–Oregon State, Louisville, TCU, Clemson and North Carolina–are ranked in that order this week by both Baseball America and D1 Baseball, while Collegiate Baseball has those five teams in its top six, with St. John’s being added at number…

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College Baseball Now Weekly Blog-Issue 6

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Kent State is getting hot as Mid-American Conference play begins.

The national rankings are beginning to get some consistency as March comes to a close in the college baseball campaign. After sweeping ninth-ranked Arizona this past weekend, the Oregon State Beavers reside atop the Baseball America, Collegiate Baseball and D1Baseball.com polls. Louisville, which won two of three at North Carolina State after suffering its first…

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COLLEGE BASEBALL NOW WEEK BLOG: ISSUE 5

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Mercer's J.T. Thomas went 8-for-11 at East Carolina. (Photo courtesy of Mercer Athletics)

One of the most intriguing aspects about college baseball is the ever-present opportunity to expect the unexpected. That happened in several places this past weekend, including Greenville, North Carolina, where the Mercer Bears swept eighth-ranked East Carolina to improve to 17-4 on the season. The Bears wrapped on the sweep behind junior righthander Chase Burks, who…

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COLLEGE BASEBALL NOW WEEKLY BLOG: ISSUE 3

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Suffice it to say that these are the good ol’ days at Florida Gulf Coast. March Madness is at a fever pitch with the Eagles’ men’s basketball team receiving a 14 seed in the NCAA Tournament, the highest in program history, after winning the Atlantic Sun Tournament while posting a 26-7 record. The women’s team…

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The College Baseball Now Weekly Blog: Issue 2

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Jordan Miller, USC Upstate Spartans

Home plates took a beating on Saturday, February 25, in college baseball. Slugfests were prevalent as 10 teams scored 20 or more runs during a single contest, and 14 games saw at least one team damage the dish a minimum of 18 times. No game featured more runs than the contest pitting Dayton at USC Upstate.…

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