Brandon Birdsell, Texas Tech (Tech photo)


What’s Making News: Texas Tech’s Birdsell Shines, Tenn. Tech’s Smith Leaves


Among other news items in college baseball over the past couple of days, Tennessee Tech is looking for a new head coach with the departure of Steve Smith. Smith, who spent the last two seasons with the Golden Eagles, left the program to become the AA and AAA Upper Level Pitching Coordinator for the Detroit Tigers organization.

Smith guided the Eagles to a trio of wins in the shortened 2020 season before leading the team to a 22-25 overall records. Those records shouldn’t diminish his impact as a brilliant pitching mind at any level. Before his stint with the Golden[…]


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