At The Ballpark
Ballpark Business: Oklahoma State Goes Big Time
Oklahoma State showed off its sparking new ballpark to our Eric Sorenson, who takes a deep dive into college baseball’s newest jewels.
Midwest Connection: Retooled Hoosiers Fall In Home Opening Series
Burke Granger shares his thoughts on retooled Indiana after taking in the Hoosiers’ first home series against San Diego.
Fitt Bits: Observations On Florida State-Duke After Devils Clinch Series
Thomas Girard proved once again how big of a weapon he is for Duke, logging his second impressive save in two days to help the Blue Devils clinch a big series over Florida State. Aaron Fitt has notes on both clubs.
Resurgent USC Shuts Down No. 2 Vanderbilt
USC lefthanded pitcher John Beller put together a strong start as the Trojans took down Vandy to improve to 2-0 this weekend. Eric Sorenson on the Trojans’ big win.
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.