At The Ballpark
Power Bats, ‘Pen Loom Large For NCSU
Freshman catcher Patrick Bailey showed again that he’s a rising star, hitting a big home run to help lead NC State past UNC in a neutral-site rivalry game. It was a good college baseball showcase in a banner year for the state.
CRUD! St. Peter’s Drops Pair To Rider
Eric Sorenson hoped to witness the end of St. Peter’s losing streak, but it was not to be, as the Peacocks were swept in a doubleheader against Rider, stretching their skid to 66 games.
St. John’s Clamps Down Creighton
Sean Mooney and St. John’s captured a win over Creighton to begin the weekend. Our Eric Sorenson has the inside scoop from the Johnnies’ big win.
Inside CofC’s Dramatic Turnaround
Danny Wondrack lifted College of Charleston to the first of two walk-off victories in Sunday’s doubleheader, as Chad Holbrook’s magical first season in Charleston continued. But dominant pitching has really fueled CofC’s resurgence.
OU-TCU, Game One In Pictures
Our Eric Sorenson was on hand to catch TCU and Oklahoma, and here’s what he came up with after a fun Saturday in Fort Worth.
Coastal Flashes Big Upside, With Caveats
Seth Lancaster leads an explosive offense that gives Coastal Carolina hopes of making postseason noise again this year — but only if its pitching and defense can get on track.
Bruins Batter Beck, Stanford
UCLA got its bats going and powered past Stanford in the opener of a big weekend in the Pac-12. Eric Sorenson reports from Westwood.
Swaggerty, Carr Lead Resurgent Jags
South Alabama has found its stride after a rocky first month, and stars Travis Swaggerty and Tyler Carr led the Jags to a big series-opening win at Coastal Carolina. Aaron Fitt checks in on the maturation of that duo, and the Jags as a whole.
Spratling’s West Coast Mega-Notebook
Shotgun Spratling filled up his notebook with information on Washington, USC, Cal State Northridge, Pepperdine and BYU.
The Evolution Of Jackson Kowar
Jackson Kowar has always had premium arm strength, but as a junior he is learning to fine-tune his command and feel for pitching. He showed the ability to work his way through adversity Saturday against Vanderbilt.
BYU Surfs The Waves
Our Eric Sorenson traveled up the Pacific Coast Highway to check out BYU and Pepperdine. Here’s what he found out about the two teams.
USC’s Hurt Sets Tone Again
USC got yet another big-time performance from Kyle Hurt in a win over Washington, while the Huskies just look to somehow get healthy sooner rather than later.
Wichita’s Bohm Squad Greets AAC
Blue-chip slugger Alec Bohm went 4-for-5 with a pair of homers and six RBIs to lead Wichita State to a blowout win at ECU in its American Athletic Conference debut. What a debut it was.
Edwards Helps Key NC State’s Surge
Evan Edwards homered twice to help NC State overcome a five-run deficit Sunday. His arrival from the juco ranks has made a very good offense even more dangerous.