Fourth Coach Conversations – October 17, 2021
Join in with Mike Rooney at 9:00 pm EST when he talks with 5 of college baseball’s “volunteer” assistants about their career, philosophies, and much more!
Quick Notes Heading Into The 2021 MLB Draft
Kendall and Aaron share their thoughts on players from some of the top teams and conferences in the country heading into this weekend’s MLB Draft.
Tale of the Tape: Lightning vs Thunder – Jack Leiter vs Kumar Rocker
Who wins the matchup of the top two college right-handers eligible for this summer’s MLB Draft? David Seifert breaks down Vandy’s Kumar Rocker vs. Jack Leiter.
Rogers: With Hoops Struggling, Here’s How College Baseball Should Proceed
With the college basketball start in shambles because of a sketchy plan, here’s how college baseball should proceed to ensure the season goes off without much of a hitch.
Fall Report: Grand Canyon
Grand Canyon has become an annual power in the WAC, and the Antelopes look built to have their best season yet in 2021.
Hope Remains Despite La Salle Slashing Baseball
La Salle head coach David Miller woke up Tuesday morning to a phone call from his AD — his program was being slashed. But perhaps this isn’t the end.
Charlotte Blazes Its Own Trail For Pitcher Development
Charlotte’s pitching staff has seen major gains this fall after sending 18 pitchers to train at the P3 facility in St. Louis — part of a bold year-round pitching development plan.
The D1Baseball Podcast: Discussing Summer Breakout Stars And More
The gang from D1Baseball discusses summer breakout stars, what to expect this fall and in the spring from the NCAA and much more.
Institutions, Coaches Taking Advantage Of Volunteer Income Relief, Practice Flexibility
At least for the time being, college programs can pay their volunteer assistants, while there’s greater flexibility regarding fall workouts because of the ongoing pandemic.
Georgetown Hires Eastern Kentucky’s Thompson
Georgetown has its newest head coach with the addition of D.C. area native and Eastern Kentucky skipper Edwin Thompson.
Fitt: Self-Made Fox Leaves Proud Legacy At UNC
North Carolina’s Mike Fox never lost the spirit of the walk-on who took nothing for granted, and that helped him become one of the great college baseball coaches of his generation.
2021 College Top 150 Prospect Rankings
Fall workouts are right around the corner and it’s time to unveil our first College Top 150 Prospects list for the 2021 draft class, headlined by Vandy righthander Kumar Rocker.
Legendary Coach Mike ‘Skip’ Gillespie Passes Away
Legendary former USC and UC Irvine head coach Mike Gillespie passed away on Wednesday. Gillespie, 80, leaves behind quite the legacy.
NCAA Division I Council Passes Major Aid Legislation
The NCAA Division I Council is set to vote on legislation that would allow schools to deliver need-based or merit-based aid without it counting against a program’s scholarship total.
Prospect Rundown: Texas Collegiate League (July 9)
The Texas Collegiate League is in full swing and our Kendall Rogers takes an in-depth look at several prospects standing out with reports on some throwing up to 101.
Coronavirus Challenges Not Slowing Down Tom Holliday, TCL
Former Oklahoma State head coach Tom Holliday was slated to coach the Chatham Anglers at the Cape this summer. Now, he’s close to home enjoying the suddenly talent-rich Texas Collegiate League.
Ballpark Business: Oklahoma’s Ballpark Getting An Overhaul
The facilities race is never ending, and with rival Oklahoma State building a sparking new ballpark, Oklahoma has high ambitions of its own with its ballpark.
2020 Conference Wrap: MEAC
North Carolina A&T led the way in the MEAC during the shortened 2020 season. Find out which other MEAC teams and players made strong impressions in the abbreviated campaign.
Collegiate Summer Baseball Invitational: Prospect Rundown
The Collegiate Summer Baseball Invitational was the first college baseball event since mid-March. Now, we take an in-depth look at the notable prospects from the event.
Sorenson: Remembering Great CWS Comebacks, And More
The CWS Finals edition of Eric Sorenson’s musings look back at some of the greatest comebacks in College World Series history, and look ahead at four programs that will be joining Division I in 2021.
2019-2020 D1Baseball Transfer Tracker
We’re tracking college baseball’s thousands of offseason transfers in one spot. Be sure to follow along.
Driveline Success Stories: How Vanderbilt Became An Early Adopter
Vanderbilt embraced Driveline Baseball before most major college programs, and the Commodores have continued to benefit from Driveline’s advances in recent years, including their TRAQ technology. Find out why the Commodores trust Driveline.
Scouting Reports For Nondrafted Free Agent Signings
As we continue to track nondrafted free agent signings, subscribers can read our past reports on recently signed NDFAs gathered in one place.
2020 College Nondrafted Free Agent Signings Tracker
Want to keep track of all college free agent signings in the MLB draft? We’ve got you covered as usual.
CWS Top Teams Bracket, Round Two: 2018 Oregon State vs. 2000 LSU
As the second round of the CWS Top Teams Bracket with the NCAA continues, we have a nice showdown with 2018 Oregon State and 2000 LSU butting heads.
CWS Top Teams Bracket, Elite Eight: 2014 Vanderbilt vs. 2018 Oregon State
In a matchup between two teams that won national titles in particularly dramatic fashion, the 2018 Beavers are the clear favorites on paper against the 2014 Commodores, but Vandy was an underdog in the ’14 Finals too. Who wins this showdown?