Top D1 Programs Adjust Rosters to College Baseball Limitations

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The top college baseball coaches constantly make adjustments while playing with the hand they’re dealt. Much like major league teams that must have versatile position players to accommodate 12- and even 13-man pitching staffs, Division 1 college baseball programs need multi-talented student-athletes who can contribute in a variety of ways on the field. LSU head coach…

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National Invitational Baseball Championships Has Appeal

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By Joe Santilli, Executive Director of Baseball at Triple Crown Sports College baseball comes to an exciting climax every year in June at the College World Series in Omaha, as the final eight teams compete for the NCAA Division I National Championship. These teams begin their journey to Omaha in the NCAA Division I Baseball…

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Matt Tyner Welcomes Towson’s Opponents to the Jungle

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Matt Tyner is nothing if not energetic and passionate. Everything he does–whether it has been related to business, baseball or family–the former University of Miami slugger is all in, all the time. That is the same approach he is taking as the new head baseball coach at Towson University. Tyner was named the Tigers’ bench…

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Gator Country: Florida’s Pitching Could Lead to Second Straight CWS Title

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Before the Southeastern Conference and the rest of college baseball begin to exhale now that Florida’s Alex Faedo is playing professionally in the Detroit farm system, it would behoove everyone to remember who the Gators have returning to campus. Yes, the defending College World Series champions may have lost the hurler who won the Most…

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Liberty Outfielder D.J. Artis “Succeeds Utterly”

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The Liberty University Baseball team hosts High Point University on March 17, 2017. (Photo by Joel Coleman)

Author Roger Angell wrote in The Summer Game, “Since baseball time is measured only in outs, all you have to do is succeed utterly; keep hitting, keep the rally alive, and you have defeated time. You remain forever young.” I don’t know if D.J. Artis has read Angell’s words, but I have no doubt the…

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Hitting Discussion: Asheville Tourists Coach Paco Martin Discusses the Art of Hitting

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Philosophies abound regarding hitting. Ted Williams was fond of saying, “Hitting is the hardest thing to do in sports.” Another Hall of Famer, Rogers Hornsby said, “A great hitter isn’t born, he’s made. He’s made out of practice, fault correction, and confidence.” Norberto “Paco” Martin realizes how difficult hitting can be at any level of…

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College Baseball Now Weekly Blog–Issue 12

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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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