At The Ballpark
Rocker Ride has Rough Return to UCLA-Vandy Amusement Park
Kumar Rocker had a rough ride against UCLA to kick-off the Southern California College Classic.
Pepperdine Proves Its Ranking With Rout of Michigan
New to the rankings earlier this week, Pepperdine put on a show Friday afternoon in a dominant win over Michigan.
The Dazzling Transformation Of Duke’s Bryce Jarvis
Duke righthander Bryce Jarvis spent all offseason working to build strength and improve his stuff, and it has paid off in spectacular fashion, as he showed in a brilliant performance against Florida State.
A&M’s Lacy ‘Better Than Ever’ Against Gonzales, NMSU
Texas A&M’s Asa Lacy, a legitimate option for the top overall pick in the MLB draft, looked better than ever in an outstanding start against Nick Gonzales and New Mexico State.
Shriners Analysis: The Good, The Bad And Standout Players
The Shriners College Classic has come and gone, but our analysis is not finished. Our Kendall Rogers looks at The Good, The Bad and Player to Watch for each team moving forward.
Oklahoma’s Acker No-Hits LSU To Finish Off Impressive Weekend
Oklahoma finished off an extremely impressive weekend at the Shriners College Classic with Dane Acker throwing a no-hitter against LSU.
Fitt Bits: Frisco Classic Observations, Day Two
UCLA and Illinois have been the toast of Frisco after two days, and Aaron Fitt’s Saturday notebook has observations on both of those clubs, as well as Texas A&M and Oklahoma State.
Shriners College Classic Observations: Day Two
Texas jumped on Arkansas for eight runs in the first two innings in a huge win. We dissect Texas RHP Ty Madden, Arkansas’ Casey Martin, Baylor and so much more from Saturday’s Shriners action.
Extra Innings, Wicked Pitching Featured In Day Two At Minneapolis
Pitching and free baseball headlined the second day of the Cambria College Classic as the ACC again came out on top in the matchup with the Big Ten up North.
Frisco Notebook: Illini Win Thriller; Bruins Keep Dominating
Ty Weber came up huge in a compelling duel against Asa Lacy, and Illinois got a late run to knock off the Aggies. Earlier, UCLA continued to play superb baseball in a dominant win over Oklahoma State.
Shriners College Classic: LSU’s Jaden Hill Dominates, OU’s Pitching Shines
Relievers made a big splash Friday at the Shriners College Classic with Oklahoma’s Wyatt Olds coming up clutch and LSU’s Jaden Hill showing unreal stuff in the nightcap.
Minnesota Takes Marquee Showdown In VikingLand
Eric Sorenson reports from Minneapolis on victories for Minnesota, NC State and Duke at the six-team tournament pitting teams from the ACC and Big Ten.
Spratling Notes: Inside Sizzling UCLA, Pepperdine; Fizzling Rice, Nebraska
Cooper Chandler has been part of a strong starting pitching group for Pepperdine. Shotgun Spratling examines strong starts by the Waves and UCLA, and looks at early scuffles by Rice and Nebraska.
Long Beach Completes Stunning Sweep of Wake Forest
Long Beach State opened some eyes the first weekend of the season, but made a massive statement this past weekend with a series win over Wake Forest.
SoCal Dispatches: Iowa, Cal State Fullerton Bounce Back, Aztecs Keep Rolling
Iowa and Cal State Fullerton bounced back with wins on Saturday, while San Diego State is off to a hot start this season in the latest Shotgun Spratling Dispatch.
Florida Rallies To Clinch Series At Top-Ranked Miami In Extra Innings
Down to their last strike, No. 2 Florida rallied to defeat top-ranked Miami on the road in extra innings for the second straight night to clinch the marquee series.
Round Rock Classic: Texas Tech’s Righties Shine, Vols Get Late Surge
Texas Tech’s Bryce Bonnin and Micah Dallas shined in their respective roles Saturday in a win over Stanford, while Tennessee was terrific in a late-inning win over Houston.
Pepperdine Stays Unbeaten Against Recharged Akron
Pepperdine stayed unbeaten Saturday afternoon against Akron, which is in its first season back with baseball under new head coach Chris Sabo.
Young Arms Shine, Hitters Show Patience For Mississippi State
Mississippi State got strong pitching from Christian MacLeod and Will Bednar, and its patient offense took what it was given in a series-clinching win against Oregon State.
San Diego Dispatches: Hurt, Schmitt Make Strong Impressions on the Mound
USC righthanded pitcher Kyle Hurt and San Diego State two-way star Casey Schmitt made strong impressions on our Shotgun Spratling on Friday.
Round Round Classic: Tennessee Shines Against Tech, UH Bounces Back
Houston was opportunistic earlier in the day in a win over Stanford, while Zach Daniels shined in Tennessee’s upset win over Texas Tech.
Gators Outlast Top-Ranked Miami In Extra Innings
The marquee showdown series between top-ranked Miami and No. 2 Florida sure lived up to its billing on Friday night as the Gators pitching staff three-hit the Canes in a 2-1 extra innings victory.
Bruins Find Their Ace, Bullpen To Go Forward.
UCLA got terrific pitching once again from righthander Zach Pettway in a series-opening win over St. Mary’s.
Mississippi State Shows Off Quick-Strike Offense In Comeback Win
Oregon State’s Christian Chamberlain dominated Mississippi State for five innings, but the Bulldogs showed how difficult they are to put away by rallying for six runs in the eighth en route to victory.
Midwest Connection: Takeaways From Winston-Salem
We empty out our notebook after opening weekend in Winston-Salem, with observations on Illinois, Seton Hall and Milwaukee. Plus Midwest nuggets on Dayton, Youngstown State and Michigan State.
Desert Dispatches: Winners/Losers of Opening Weekend
Shotgun Spratling examines some winners and losers from a compelling opening weekend slate of action in Arizona, with notes on Pepperdine, Arizona, Michigan, Minnesota, GCU, ASU, Vandy and more.