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Vanderbilt baseball: 10 things you don’t know – The Tennessean

Friday, June 20, 2014

Offensive output In eight games in the NCAA Tournament, Vanderbilt is averaging 7.37 runs, which is up from 5.52 runs per game in the regular season.

Ole Miss vs. TCU baseball: Q&A with Frogs O’ War – Red Cup Rebellion

Friday, June 20, 2014

Ole Miss faces an elimination game Thursday in Omaha against TCU, a team with a dominant pitching staff who is one of only two national seeds to make it to Omaha. Like the Rebels, the Horned Frogs were dropped into the loser’s bracket by Virginia. So at least we have a shared dislike of the Cavs. To get you ready for the game, we sat down with Marshall Weber of Frogs…

Corrigan relishes UVa baseball’s remarkable run – The Daily Progress

Friday, June 20, 2014

These days, Gene Corrigan said, he is just another University of Virginia sports fan, which means one topic is on his mind. “So how about the UVa baseball team?” Corrigan said Thursday to a crowd of about 100 people gathered at The Lodge At Old Trail in Crozet. Corrigan once was at the center of the action. His career included jobs as UVa athletic director, ACC commissioner and NCAA president….

Virginia baseball on cusp of College World Series title series after dramatic … – Washington Post

Friday, June 20, 2014

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Corrigan relishes UVa baseball’s remarkable run – The Daily Progress

Friday, June 20, 2014

These days, Gene Corrigan said, he is just another University of Virginia sports fan, which means one topic is on his mind. “So how about the UVa baseball team?” Corrigan said Thursday to a crowd of about 100 people gathered at The Lodge At Old Trail in Crozet. Corrigan once was at the center of the action. His career included jobs as UVa athletic director, ACC commissioner and NCAA president….

WIAA state baseball: Jefferson storms past Viroqua for first state title – Madison.com

Friday, June 20, 2014

GRAND CHUTE — Kevin Krause threw three no-hitters during the regular season and was known for his control. But the Jefferson senior right-hander walked three of the first four batters he faced in the WIAA Division 2 state baseball championship game Thursday afternoon at Fox Cities Stadium. After a brief conference on the mound with Eagles coach Greg Fetherston, however, Krause retired the next two batters and never looked back….

The best player in baseball – ESPN (blog)

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Sorry, Miggy. Your hitting feats are legendary. You’ll be in the Hall of Fame some day, on the short list of best right-handed batsmen the game has ever seen. You know you’re an all-timer when you’re hitting .319 and on pace for 135 RBIs and nobody is even talking much about how great you’ve been. You’ve been so good for so long that sometimes we do take you for…

Defensive Shift Finds Some Believers in College Baseball – New York Times

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

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Banned From MLB For 25 Years, Pete Rose Returns To Managing Baseball – Forbes

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Banished for betting on the game, Major League Baseball’s all-time hits leader has been virtually nonexistent. For years Pete Rose claimed he’d never bet on the game as the manager of the Cincinnati Reds. When investigator John Dowd found that at one point Rose had bet on 52 Reds games in 1987, where he wagered a minimum of $10,000 a day, then commissioner Bart Giamatti suspended Rose for life and…

Vanderbilt baseball takes Tuesday off – The Tennessean

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

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Pete Rose gets a taste of baseball again – Cincinnati.com

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Pete Rose fist bumps with the Lancaster Barnstormers’ Wilson Batista on Monday. Rose, guest manager of Bridgeport, also coached first base.(Photo: Associated Press/Jessica Hill) BRIDGEPORT, Conn. – Pete Rose stood behind the batting cage Monday, joking as former major leaguer Joe Mather hit ball after ball to center field during batting practice for the Bridgeport Bluefish. “I asked him, ‘What are you working on, a sacrifice fly?’” Rose said. Charlie…

In Tony Gwynn and Don Zimmer, baseball loses two of its best ambassadors – Washington Post

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Every time you saw Tony Gwynn or Don Zimmer , they were smiling, laughing or telling a baseball story. Nobody ever had to tell them to get their game faces on. They loved a sport in which a grin was considered an asset. In death, less than two weeks apart, the baseball lifers seem paired as joyful, beloved examples of why such men are central to the enduring appeal of…

Massive bear delays baseball game in Alaska – USA TODAY

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

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Baseball: Chantilly’s record-setting run ends in Virginia 6A title game loss … – Washington Post

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

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Pete Rose, back in baseball for a day, says his girlfriend is hotter than … – The Star-Ledger

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Pete Rose, baseball’s banned-for-life hit king, has something else in common with Donald Sterling, the NBA’s newly banned-for-life owner: Their recent significant others aren’t even half their age. Rose, 73, has a 34-year-old fiancee, Playboy model Kiana Kim. Sterling, 80, was dating V. Stiviano, 34, until late April when TMZ leaked a private conversation she’d recorded in which he made racist statements that led to his ban from the NBA…

Mediocre League Baseball: Extreme parity a result of Selig’s plan – SI.com

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

The last season with Bud Selig as commissioner is turning out to be the epitome of his Grand Design, a baseball world in which revenues continue to grow, attendance remains strong and virtually every team in baseball has “hope and faith” of making the playoffs, even almost halfway through the season. It is the endgame of increased revenue sharing, a “competitive balance tax” on high payrolls, limits on spending…

Baseball world honors Gwynn, rallies around Padres (VIDEO) – FOXSports.com

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

  UPDATE (12:30 a.m. ET): The reaction around baseball to Tony Gwynn’s death was swift on Monday morning, with players, coaches, fans, announcers — even MLB itself — taking to social media to share their condolences and memories of “Mr. Padre,” and to announce tributes to the Hall of Famer and Padres great. And as day turned to night, focus shifted from Twitter and Facebook to dugouts and baseball fields…

Baseball reacts to news of the death of Tony Gwynn – FOXSports.com

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Tony Gwynn was a Hall of Famer, Mr. Padre, and all about baseball. Here is some reaction to the death of one of the best hitters — and people — baseball has known.   Today I lost my Dad, my best friend and my mentor. I’m gonnamiss u so much pops. I’m gonnado everything in my power to continue to… — Tony Gwynn Jr. (@tonygwynnjr) June 16, 2014 Make u…