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The by-the-book code you won’t find in the Official Baseball Rules – ESPN

Friday, May 30, 2014

THIRTY-FIVE YEARS AGO, Wayne Gross hit a home run off reliever Ed Farmer, and took his time running around the bases. Farmer was furious, and immediately plotted revenge. But he didn’t face Gross again until four years later, and by then they were teammates. On the first pitch of a batting practice session, Farmer hit Gross in the back with a 90 mph fastball. MLB ON ESPN.COM Olney: Blue Jay…

2014 NCAA Baseball Lafayette Regional: Ticket troubles and who’s really at fault – For Whom the Cowbell Tolls

Friday, May 30, 2014

Lafayette, Louisiana, is about three and a half hours from Jackson, Mississippi, which could be considered the geographic middle of the Mississippi State fanbase.  For those of you who may not be as familiar with MSU baseball, three and a half hours is nothing to drive for a large portion of the ultra-dedicated baseball contingency that bleed maroon and white.  So you can imagine how excited State fans were when…

The by-the-book code you won’t find in the Official Baseball Rules – ESPN

Thursday, May 29, 2014

THIRTY-FIVE YEARS AGO, Wayne Gross hit a home run off reliever Ed Farmer, and took his time running around the bases. Farmer was furious, and immediately plotted revenge. But he didn’t face Gross again until four years later, and by then they were teammates. On the first pitch of a batting practice session, Farmer hit Gross in the back with a 90-mile-per-hour fastball. MLB ON ESPN.COM Olney: Blue Jay juggernaut,…

NCAA adjusts schedule for Louisville baseball regional – The Courier-Journal

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Kentucky’s Max Kuhn (9) celebrates with Ryne Combs (10) after scoring a run during the first inning of an SEC tournament game against Florida last week. (Photo: AP Photo/Butch Dill ) The NCAA made a slight change to scheduling at this weekend’s Louisville baseball regional that could affect the final game’s start time. Game six, the second of two played Sunday at the University of Louisville’s Jim Patterson Stadium, will…

Florida State baseball Q&A with Roll Bama Roll: NCAA Tallahassee Regional … – Tomahawk Nation

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Tomahawk Nation sat down will Roll Bama Roll, SB Nation’s Alabama site, for a little Q&A about the upcoming Tallahassee Regional. Roger_RBR was kind enough to answer some questions for us, while providing a handful of his own. And while FSU and Bama aren’t slated to play each other just yet, there’s a good chance we see that match-up before the weekend is over. …

Pac-12 announces baseball all-Conference honors – Pac-12.com

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Honorable Mention: Braden Bishop (WASH, So., OF); Jeff Brigham (WASH, Jr., RHP); Ryan Burr (ASU, So., RHP); Derek Campbell (CAL, RS Jr., OF); Trevor Dunlap (WASH, Sr., RHP); Erik Forgione (WASH, Jr., SS); Zach Gibbons (ARIZ, So., OF); Jeff Gold (ORE, Sr., RHP); Jake Hernandez (USC, Sr., 1B); Trevor Hildenberger (CAL, Sr., RHP); Zach Hoffpauir (STAN, So., OF); Logan Ice (OSU; Fr., C); Jeremy Martinez (USC, Fr., DH); Trevor Mitsui…

Columbia Baseball Has Repeating Theme: Team – New York Times

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

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EMass teams dominate field for first Super 8 baseball tournament – Boston Globe

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

FRANKLIN — The field for the first MIAA Super 8 baseball tournament was announced Monday, with all eight teams hailing from Eastern Massachusetts. In a 47-minute process conducted by the tournament’s selection committee, Newton North (19-1) was awarded the top seed, followed by No. 2 St. John’s Prep, No. 3 Bridgewater-Raynham, No. 4 Silver Lake, No. 5 Braintree, No. 6 Lincoln-Sudbury, No. 7 Lowell, and No. 8 Catholic Memorial. Continue…

A Composer’s Other Book – New York Times

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

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FAQ: Oregon State top seed for NCAA baseball tournament – CBSSports.com

Monday, May 26, 2014

TCU is one of the eight national seeds. (Getty Images) More MLB: Power Rankings | Expert Picks | Latest news & notes | Fantasy news The field for the 2014 NCAA Baseball Tournament was announced on Monday and two-time national champion Oregon State is the top overall seed. It has been a good few years for the Pac 12 in baseball, something the Beavers will look to extend. Arizona won…

Louisville baseball to host NCAA regional despite AAC loss – The Courier-Journal

Monday, May 26, 2014

FILE: Louisville Cardinals designated hitter Jeff Gardner triples to right field in the bottom of the 3rd inning of a game last season. (Photo: (Photo: David R. Lutman/Special to The CJ) ) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Louisville’s top-seeded baseball team missed out on its only chance at an American Athletic Conference tournament title Sunday, as third-seeded Houston ripped 16 hits in a 10-4 victory at Bright House Field. But the…

Five Pac-12 baseball teams receive NCAA tournament bids – Pac-12.com

Monday, May 26, 2014

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Cajuns, LSU get to host regional baseball games – The Daily Advertiser

Monday, May 26, 2014

The UL baseball team celebrates after beating Texas-Arlington to win the Sun Belt Conference tournament championship.(Photo: Sun Belt Conference) Both UL and LSU are among the 16 hosts for regionals in the NCAA Division I baseball tournament. UL won the Sun Belt Conference regular-season and tournament champions after beating Texas-Arlington on Sunday. The Ragin’ Cajuns are hosting for the first time since 2000, when it reached the College World Series….

Stealing home: How travel teams are eroding community baseball – Washington Post

Monday, May 26, 2014

I was a neophyte in the byzantine world of youth baseball, and Adams’s husky voice carried the resonance of a father who had logged many hours behind caged dugouts. Yet I had to chuckle. “Mike,” I said, “Nate’s just 9. Full-time travel baseball, really?” In the past three years, as an assistant coach with the youth baseball organization in Oak Park, Ill., and as manager of one of its part-time…

ASU baseball can’t complete rally, loses to Wash. State – azcentral

Monday, May 26, 2014

Arizona State infielder Tucker Esmay (3) gets the force out on Oregon infielder Mitchell Tolman (37) to turn a double play and end the second inning of their NCAA baseball game Saturday, May 10, 2014 in Tempe, Arizona.(Photo: David Kadlubowski/azcentral sports) No. 21 Arizona State fell behind by 10 runs in the fourth inning but brought the tying run to the plate in the eighth before falling to Washington State…

Josh Beckett Throws a No-Hitter, Because Baseball – Boston.com

Monday, May 26, 2014

Former Red Sox and current Los Angeles Dodgers starter Josh Beckett threw a no-hitter vs. the Philadelphia Phillies Sunday. Beckett walked two and struck out five in the game, throwing 80 of his 128 pitches for strikes. He entered the game sporting a 2.89 ERA in eight starts this season. You might remember Beckett as the guy with the 5.23 ERA and 5-11 record in 21 starts in his final…

SEC Baseball Tournament: Live updates from LSU vs. Florida – The Birmingham News – al.com

Monday, May 26, 2014

HOOVER, Alabama—It all comes down to this.  LSU (43-14-1) and Florida (40-20) are set to square off against each other in the 2014 SEC Baseball tournament final at the Hoover Met, beginning at 3:30 p.m. For live updates from Nick Birdsong, hit the refresh button on this page throughout the contest. Also, feel free to leave your thoughts in the comments section below.  If you’re using the AL.com smartphone app,…

UH baseball wins 2014 AAC Championship – KHOU

Monday, May 26, 2014

CLEARWATER, Fla. – No. 12 Houston Baseball never let up as it went on to win its first conference tournament title under head coach Todd Whitting in a 10-4 American Championship Baseball triumph of No. 5 Louisville at Bright House Field in Clearwater, Fla. on Sunday afternoon. The Cougars improved their record to 44-15 on the year and 3-1 in this week’s tournament, while Louisville fell to…

Baseball’s top disappointments of 2014 – Boston Globe

Sunday, May 25, 2014

The 20 biggest disappointments of the 2014 season so far — team and individual: 1. Boston Red Sox — The World Series champions have looked more like the 2012 Red Sox (and worse) than the 2013 Red Sox. Poor hitting when it counts, uneven performances by the rotation, and inadequate replacements for the departed Jacoby Ellsbury, Jarrod Saltalamacchia, and Stephen Drew (though he’s now back) have led to their poor…